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India eves beat Pakistan to reach final India eves beat Pakistan to reach final
- February 21, 2017

India have already secured qualification for the 2017 Women's World Cup which will be held in England. Bangladesh got 68/5 in a rain-interrupted game, which handed the home team a 42 run win under the Duckworth-Lewis Method. "We had a really terrible start to the match". Pakistan kept on losing regular wickets and ony Ayesha Zafar 19and Bismah Maroof 13 could reach double-digit. (more...)
Shreyas Iyer shines with the bat for India A against Australia
- February 21, 2017

We also were losing wickets and as soon as I reached 184 I chose to just charge the bowler (Stephen O'Keefe) and try to make it in one single over as we had just one wicket in hand. Earlier in the day, Marsh followed in his brother Shaun's footsteps, hitting 75 off 159 balls with 11 fours and a six while Matthew Wade scored 64 runs to add another 142 runs to their overnight score to declare at 469 for seven. (more...)
Wenger says he needs 4 more years just to match Alex Ferguson! Wenger says he needs 4 more years just to match Alex Ferguson!
- February 21, 2017

Lincoln's fellow non-league side Sutton will be hoping to round off a weekend of shocks on Monday against an Arsenal side still reeling from the 5-1 reverse they suffered at the hands of Bayern Munich in the Champions League. But it has been accepted so ... competition is also about dealing with what you face. The 24-year-old needed treatment 31 minutes into the game after turning sharply on Sutton's artificial 3G pitch. (more...)
Serb fans racially abuse tearful Brazilian
- February 21, 2017

The Brazilian, who joined Partizan a year ago, played through monkey chants and other abuse, including a racist banner in the stands where Rad fans were standing. That a shoving match broke out among the players after Luiz flicked off the fans didn't help matters either, leading to the Brazilian exiting the field while being comforted by his goalkeeper Filip Kljajic. (more...)
Jimmer Fredette drops 73 points in Chinese Basketball Association game Jimmer Fredette drops 73 points in Chinese Basketball Association game
- February 21, 2017

The former 10th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft put up his points on an efficient 25-of-49 shooting, including 10-of-18 from behind the three-point line while also going a flawless 13-of-13 from the free throw stripe. He also averaged 7.9 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.7 steals in 39.3 minutes, the Deseret News notes. No.3 seed Shanghai will face Shenzhen. Fredette's most recent accolades, as well as a massive upset in local college lacrosse and a game-ending brawl in Division III ... (more...)
3 things Klopp's Liverpool must improve ahead of the run in 3 things Klopp's Liverpool must improve ahead of the run in
- February 21, 2017

Liverpool now sit one point outside of the congested European berths, with just four points between Manchester City in second and Manchester United in sixth. We had some wonderful games in that competition. Gotze ended up snubbing a switch to Anfield due to a lack of Champions League football and instead chose to move back to Dortmund just three years after making a controversial exit for Munich. (more...)
Johnson edges toward No. 1
- February 21, 2017

The 32-year-old started the final day just a shot ahead before storming six clear with his seven-under effort in the third round. Lanny Wadkins shot a record 20-under also at Riviera. "It's going to push me to work even harder and to try and get even better". Spieth made an early bogey on his third hole of the day (No. 12 on the course ) before playing the final 13 pretty much perfectly. (more...)
2-time champion Shiffrin leads 1st run of ski worlds slalom 2-time champion Shiffrin leads 1st run of ski worlds slalom
- February 20, 2017

Shiffrin took slalom gold at the 2013 and 2015 world championships, and claimed giant slalom silver earlier in the 2017 edition. Switzerland's Wendy Holdener , who won gold in the last week's alpine combined event, was in second, at 0.38sec. (more...)
PCB charges Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif for corruption in PSL
- February 20, 2017

Jamshed was one of two men arrested. However, the PSL remained mired in controversy because of an alleged corruption scandal and due to fears that the league's final might not take place in Lahore because of growing security issues. PSL Chairman Najam Sethi has meanwhile left it to the fans' discretion whether they want the final in Lahore without global players or in Dubai with worldwide players. (more...)
Dustin Johnson pulls away in final round of Genesis Open Dustin Johnson pulls away in final round of Genesis Open
- February 20, 2017

Play did not resume as early as hoped today, as grounds crew had to spend extra time prepping the course, and removing water from bunkers. After holing from 35ft at the 15th, he reached the par-five 17th with two mammoth blows and then holed from 20ft at the last for another birdie. (more...)
NASA discovers life's building blocks on dwarf planet Ceres!
- February 20, 2017

Data collected by Nasa's Dawn spacecraft suggests that aliphatic organic compounds are present on the dwarf planet Ceres . They also believe that there is an ocean under its surface which comprises of liquid water along with water ice and other molecules, which makes this dwarf planet more complex than the researchers previously thought. (more...)
Neymar visits injured Gabriel Jesus in hospital, Pep admits long lay-off fears
- February 20, 2017

The teenager underwent a successful operation on Thursday night after visiting Pep Guardiola's favoured physician Dr Ramon Cugat. Addressing the future of Sergio Aguero - who had been dropped in Jesus' favour - Guardiola said he had been impressed with the player's professionalism. (more...)
Carmelo Anthony is still a little sad about missing his vacation
- February 20, 2017

Carmelo Anthony wasn't even supposed to be in New Orleans for the All-Star Game and he's had to make the best of a unusual situation this weekend. "I had to cancel my trip, and there's no refund". So I was looking forward to just kind of getting away from the game and kind of exhale a little bit and re-evaluate my situation. I think anybody would get exhausted of it if you went to work every day and you had these spats about you, eventually you'll get exhausted unless you're as strong as ... (more...)
Du Plessis gushes over `massive weapon` Tahir post T20I heroics
- February 20, 2017

South Africa will travel as the world's leading one-day team after completing a 5-0 clean sweep against Sri Lanka at SuperSport Park on Friday. "It was vital for us to start well, it doesn't guarantee us any success in the ODIs but it was a good start". (more...)
FA Cup: Manchester United to face Chelsea in quarters FA Cup: Manchester United to face Chelsea in quarters
- February 20, 2017

Manchester United fans will have been feeling confident going into their FA Cup fifth round meeting with Blackburn Rovers . But United's downfall over the past few seasons bares minimal in comparison with Blackburn, who now reside in 23rd position in the Championship and look all but set for relegation to League 1. (more...)
Michael Floyd Sentenced on DUI Charge from December Arrest Michael Floyd Sentenced on DUI Charge from December Arrest
- February 19, 2017

He also must attend alcohol abuse classes. Michael Floyd is going to jail. Floyd was arrested the night for December 12 when he was found asleep at the wheel by Scottsdale police. The football player was charged with driving under the influence after refusing to take a breathalyzer test. He had a blood-alcohol level of.217 at the time of his arrest, upping the DUI charge to an extreme DUI charge. (more...)
Former Bucs cornerback Darrelle Revis charged with assault
- February 19, 2017

Revis did not answer questions from assembled media as he made his way into the Pittsburgh Municipal Courts building at about 7:20 p.m. ET Friday. According to the investigation, Dallas Cousins , 22, from Kittanning, Pennsylvania, was walking along East Carson Street when he spotted a man who resembled Revis. (more...)
Kyrie Irving Revealed That He Believes The Earth Is Flat
- February 19, 2017

He believes "particular groups" want the population to think Earth is round because. well, probably for a good reason? "For what I've known for as many years and what I've come to believe, what I've been taught, is that the Earth is round", Irving continued. (more...)
Vehicle bomb in S.Eastern Turkey kills child, wounds 15 Vehicle bomb in S.Eastern Turkey kills child, wounds 15
- February 19, 2017

Police and ambulances have been sent to the scene to tend to the wounded. Şanlıurfa Governor Güngör Azim Tuna said that the explosion in Viranşehir district was carried out with a bomb-laden vehicle and an 11-year-old child was killed by the blast. (more...)
Jets CB Darrelle Revis under investigation after alleged incident
- February 19, 2017

A court document showed that the charges include felony counts of robbery, conspiracy and two aggravated assaults charges, stemming from the 31-year old National Football League player's alleged involvement in an incident early Sunday morning with two males. (more...)
"Disappointed" Pochettino insists Spurs can progress despite defeat in Belgium
- February 19, 2017

Averaging 3 key passes per game, the 26-year old is Fulham's best bet to unlock what will be a makeshift Tottenham defence on Sunday. "That is the reality, it sometimes happens; good and bad things happen", Pochettino said after another setback for his side that followed their 2-0 defeat at Liverpool last Saturday. (more...)
Man City FA Cup draw is nice bonus for Huddersfield - Webber
- February 19, 2017

Manchester City have had a bipolar of a season and Manager Pep Guardiola might just be struggling in England, but that hasn't stopped City from dominating their previous games lately and are not going to allow Huddersfield any breathing space. (more...)
Big Money! 'Forbes' Ranks the NBA's Most Valuable Franchises
- February 19, 2017

The Chicago Bulls are next, with $2.5 billion, and the Boston Celtics - the most successful franchise in history - is at 5th place with $2.2 billion. A record 18 teams are valued over $1 billion by Forbes this year. The 32-50 2016 Knicks churned an NBA-record operating profit of $141 million last season. (more...)
Hannibal Burress Trolled Kevin Durant Mercilessly During A 2K Game Hannibal Burress Trolled Kevin Durant Mercilessly During A 2K Game
- February 19, 2017

Man, a lot of great-looking things at fashion week I'm looking forward to - new collections. Rivalries are great for the National Basketball Association and it's fun covering them, but it should be limited to the action on the court, not off it. (more...)
Joey Barton hits out at simulation claims Joey Barton hits out at simulation claims
- February 19, 2017

Ironically, Barton's yellow card came for something he didn't even do, as referee Graham Scott failed to notice that it was actually Jon Flanagan who pushed Terry Hawkridge to the floor midway through the second half. "They found a way to find a result and that is what football is about". Rhead said he had been stamped on by Barton, who had gone to the ground holding his head. (more...)