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New Zealand level ODI series with Proteas

When captain AB de Villiers was caught behind for 45, with his side still needing 91 to win, the tourists' chance appeared over, especially after a flurry of late wickets, until Dwaine Pretorius kicked into action. Williamson found himself in the centre sooner than he would have anticipated or desired. Black Caps batsman Ross Taylor. The tad slower pitch didn't seem to bother the pair as they nu... [Full Article...]

Budapest pulls out of running to host 2024 Summer Olympics

Most cities would be underdogs next to iconic locales like Los Angeles and Paris. "The Olympic Games are a national cause for Budapest and Hungary". Hungarian government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs confirmed the decision to The Associated Press on Wednesday. There has been speculation that two of the finalists ultimately could leave Peru as winners: one city awarded the 2024 Games and the other gi... [Full Article...]

Updated Odds to Win 2018 Super Bowl LII: Brady and Belichick odds-on

Updated Odds to Win 2018 Super Bowl LII: Brady and Belichick odds-on Two years ago, a Picasso sold for $179.4 million and in 2010 a Chagall sold for $4.18 million . Police told TMZ that the person filing the police report puts his or her own value on the missing property. It's possible, we suppose, that HPD overestimated the value intentionally, in order to perhaps draw the thief out by filling their eyes with dollar signs. [Full Article...]

Jan Vertonghen: Tottenham deserve to win a trophy this season

Jan Vertonghen: Tottenham deserve to win a trophy this season Despite the early deficit, Fulham were fairly organised in defence and didn't let Spurs double their lead in the first half, with the teams heading to their dugouts with the slightest of margins separating them. We played the Capital One Cup final against Chelsea at Wembley two years ago [which Chelsea won 2-0] and we want more of that. Jan Vertonghen marked his return to the Tottenham Hot... [Full Article...]

Five-star Manchester City edge thriller with Monaco

Five-star Manchester City edge thriller with Monaco As Arsenal are imminent on leaving the Champions League , City must stay and continue their fight to the final. Sadly, they'll be without Gabriel Jesus, as the City forward is likely out for the rest of the season. "The system, the way Monaco play now is ideal for him". Monaco tried to hit back and push for a fourth but it was the home side who went ahead through John Stones, who was perfec... [Full Article...]

Jacksonville native, 2 other elite U.S. gymnasts accuse doctor of sexual abuse

Jacksonville native, 2 other elite U.S. gymnasts accuse doctor of sexual abuse All three accused Nassar, a volunteer team doctor for USA Gymnastics for nearly three decades before his tenure ended in July 2015, of touching them inappropriately while he disguised the abuse as treatment. The alleged victim joins two other women who have accused Klages in a civil lawsuit of knowing Nassar was committing sexual assault all along. While Nassar remains the subject of the ongoing... [Full Article...]

Tsonga slams Berdych to reach final

Tsonga slams Berdych to reach final World number 14 Tsonga had already seen off Marin Cilic earlier this week and toppled another higher seed with a single break in each set enough to do the damage against Berdych. Tsonga claimed the opener with a service victor in game 9 and he continued in the same rhythm in set number 2 as well. His previous title also came on indoor hardcourts in Metz, France, two years ago. [Full Article...]

Wrestling legend and Winterville resident Ivan 'The Russian Bear' Koloff passes away

Koloff had been battling liver cancer for some time. There are no other medical options available for my dad for a cure. The Montreal native was best known for his feud with fellow legend Bruno Sammartino, the longest-reigning champion in WWE history. [Full Article...]

Genie Bouchard says 'for sure' to second date with fan

And, low and behold, the Patriots marched back to claim a stunning 34-28 victory in overtime. She later posted a video of them enjoying front row seats from the game against the Milwaukee Bucks. I was anxious, however, when I looked at his Twitter profile and his profile picture was a photo of Tiger Woods. I was like, 'It's one of those Twitter fans. [Full Article...]

Wenger and Arsenal facing character against Bayern

Wenger and Arsenal facing character against Bayern A Champions League last-16 clash against an in-form Bayern side may not be the ideal tonic for Wenger in the current toxic climate, yet former Chelsea boss Ancelotti believes Wenger's achievements at Arsenal should to be respected, not dismissed. [Full Article...]

Karlie Kloss apologises for Vogue geisha shoot

Karlie Kloss apologises for Vogue geisha shoot American supermodel Karlie Kloss got a huge Asian "makeover" for Vogue magazine's March issue via a photo spread with an accompanying article titled, "Spirited Away". Kloss' apology, which she shared via her Twitter profile late last night, stated that she was "truly sorry" for any part she may have played in causing offense. [Full Article...]

FA under fire as Uefa launch study into dementia link

The researchers estimate a professional footballer playing in positions like central defence or centre forward will head the ball at least 2,000 times over the course of their career. The rate of CTE identified in the footballers' brains exceeds the 12% average background rate of CTE found in a previous survey of 268 brains of an unselected population at the Queen Square Brain Bank. [Full Article...]

Charles Oakley No Longer Banned From Madison Square Garden

The New York Knicks have lifted their ban on Charles Oakley from Madison Square Garden following his meeting with Adam Silver and James Dolan . He's asked Dolan to call for a press conference and apologize for what transpired when Oakley was removed from Madison Square Garden and arrested on February 8. [Full Article...]

Claudio Ranieri not considering Leonardo Ulloa return for Leicester's meeting with Swansea

After the second goal went in the camera focused in on owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, and despite what was said in midweek, he looked far from impressed by what he watching. " Swansea are a very good team". Zola has won just once in 12 games after replacing Gary Rowett at Sky Bet Championship side Birmingham in December but said the experienced Ranieri would not be fazed by Leicester's strug... [Full Article...]

Russian athlete named in WADA report stripped of gold medal

The ban was back-dated to start on August 24, 2015. If the International Olympic Committee decides to reallocate the medals from the 2012 final, Semenya will add that gold medal to the one she won past year in Rio de Janeiro. The Court of Arbitration for Sport made the decision as the Russian Athletics Federation is suspended. After exploding to the scene, Jelimo faded the following season, dr... [Full Article...]

Relieved Jones praises England grit

Relieved Jones praises England grit And England head coach Jones said his side will be prepared for more mind games in the Welsh capital. "In the last five minutes we lacked a bit of composure", said Howley. "We all came together in the final 10 minutes and knew what we needed to do". I just had to pin my ears back for the try and go for the corner, luckily sneaking in. [Full Article...]

Marlins Receive Offer to Sell Team for $1.6B

There have been recent rumors swirling that Loria has been looking to sell the Marlins. Kushner's son, Jared, is a senior adviser to President Trump. Loria donated $125,000 to Trump's presidential campaign previous year. A spokesman for the Marlins told Patch on Thursday that the team will not comment on the reports . The team has continued to rank near the bottom of all Major League Baseball t... [Full Article...]

Stateline casinos host viewing parties for UFC 208

However, Germaine de Randamie does have one fail mark pertaining to her career in UFC. They match up in interesting ways; the bout should be really entertaining, and there are some interesting storylines that you can add to the fight based strictly on their combat sports histories. [Full Article...]

Aguero eager to prove he has a future at Man

When you're on the bench you have to wait for your opportunity. The £27million signing from Palmeiras opened the scoring for City in a dominant first-half display by the hosts at Etihad Stadium before netting a stoppage-time victor after Gylfi Sigurdsson bagged an unexpected equaliser. [Full Article...]

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Thereafter United were irresistible, with Mkhitaryan and Juan Mata in particular picking Leicester apart easily as the visitors scored three goals in seven minutes either side of halftime. It has been suggested, however, that maybe Mourinho's managerial style has been the contributing factor to Martial's dip in form and reports say that the Frenchman hasn't exactly adjusted to his Portuguese man... [Full Article...]


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