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Del Potro defeats Federer to win Indian Wells title Del Potro defeats Federer to win Indian Wells title
- Марта 21, 2018

Federer was getting more and more flustered and argued with the umpire during the change of ends then aced to get a fourth set point. "I feel frustrated, you know, that I let an opportunity like this go by", Federer said. He said Sunday he won't decide whether to play in the French Open until after he plays Miami. The win is del Potro's second title in succession, after taking out the Mexico Open earlier in March. (more...)
Alliance of American Football announced as latest new football league Alliance of American Football announced as latest new football league
- Марта 21, 2018

There will be guaranteed one-year contracts and post-career initiatives. That financial backing is seemingly the catalyst to get the league up and running in less than a year with a 7-10 year long-term plan for success . Bill Polian, a Pro Football Hall of Fame general manager in the NFL, was introduced as the AAF's co-founder and head of football. While this does eliminate onside kick attempts, teams can try to keep possession after they score. (more...)
Serving up fairness: what should the BBC be paying Martina Navratilova? Serving up fairness: what should the BBC be paying Martina Navratilova?
- Марта 20, 2018

Asked if she would take a case against the BBC over equal pay, she said: "If I find that I was entitled to have been paid at a different rate during the time I was there, of course I would". A BBC Sport spokeswoman said, " Along with Sue Barker, John is regarded as the face of our Wimbledon coverage ". British companies are under heightened scrutiny over their pay structures and the BBC has faced criticism from women complaining they are paid less than men in equivalent jobs and misled ... (more...)
Rugby Europe officials to meet this week to review controversial RWC2019 qualifier Rugby Europe officials to meet this week to review controversial RWC2019 qualifier
- Марта 20, 2018

World Rugby will now look at the "context of events", according to BBC Sport . The assistant referees were also Romanian . Spain , who had beaten Romania 22-10 in Madrid in February, were expected to defeat Belgium in Brussels to secure second place behind Georgia, who had already earned a place at the World Cup before the Europe Championship took place. (more...)
West Virginia advances, now faces Marshall team that Huggins torched West Virginia advances, now faces Marshall team that Huggins torched
- Марта 19, 2018

That was a two-and-a-half hour trip for the Mountaineers, as opposed to 55 minutes for the Thundering Herd. What especially sticks out is how Marshall scores beyond the arc, looking like the NBA's Houston Rockets in a sense, who is coached by Dan D'Antoni's brother, Mike D'Antoni. (more...)
Texas A&M-North Carolina, 2nd Ld-Writethru,668 Texas A&M-North Carolina, 2nd Ld-Writethru,668
- Марта 19, 2018

The first time the Tar Heels embarked on the NCAA tournament in Williams' freshman year, he was an underclassman sitting deep on the bench buried beneath an even deeper roster. The Bison played very nice in the first half and UNC was a little sloppy. The Aggies' average margin of victory in their last five games has been 2.8, down from 5.2 for the season. (more...)
10 man Stoke lose late on to Everton 10 man Stoke lose late on to Everton
- Марта 19, 2018

Stoke, who had earlier been reduced to 10 men after Charlie Adam was controversially shown a straight red for his challenge on Wayne Rooney , remain inside the bottom three and are now winless in seven. After falling behind to Cenk Tosun's strike, the former Schalke 04 player was introduced for Egyptian Ramadan Sobhi in the 72nd minute and made an instant impact, scoring five minutes later to level proceedings for the Potters. (more...)
Purdue Notes: Boiler coach Matt Painter enjoys being an early-riser Purdue Notes: Boiler coach Matt Painter enjoys being an early-riser
- Марта 19, 2018

On Saturday, a CBS reporter tweeted that Haas had practiced with the team, although coach Matt Painter tried to keep expectations low for a possible return by his star. Him going out there, getting fouled and missing a bunch of free throws isn't going to help us. With AP Photos.Dakota Mathias sank a 3-pointer with 14.2 seconds left and second-seeded Purdue held off 10th-seeded Butler 76-73 to reach the Sweet 16 for the second consecutive year. (more...)
Messi scores as Barcelona beat Bilbao to maintain unbeaten run Messi scores as Barcelona beat Bilbao to maintain unbeaten run
- Марта 19, 2018

While Barca take on Athletic following their 3-0 Champions League win over Chelsea on Wednesday night, the visitors crashed out of the Europa League on Thursday after a 2-1 home defeat to Olympique Marseilles. And Barcelona's lead was inches away from being doubled moments later; after Alba thought he had added another assist to his account as he fed Philippe Coutinho via a volleyed knockdown, only for the Brazilian's rocketed effort to rattle the underside of Kepa Arrizabalaga's ... (more...)
Stenson leads loaded board at Bay Hill, Woods five back Stenson leads loaded board at Bay Hill, Woods five back
- Марта 19, 2018

And a week after Justin Thomas - now one of the top five golfers in the world - called it "unacceptable" that members of his gallery were yelling while he was trying to concentrate, he ejected a fan from a tournament for shouting that Thomas's tee shot should roll into a bunker (Thomas later apologized ). (more...)
Champs Ireland seal third Grand Slam Champs Ireland seal third Grand Slam
- Марта 19, 2018

The hugely influential Murray landed a crucial second half penalty to ease Ireland past their old rivals. Even if he is still picking up valuable lessons all the time, Larmour was thrilled to be part of a Grand Slam success on what was just his third cap. (more...)
Bridges leads Spartans past Bucknell 82-78 Bridges leads Spartans past Bucknell 82-78
- Марта 19, 2018

The Spartans are coming off an 82-78 win over Bucknell in a game that wasn't as close as the score indicated. It's just 90 miles from the Michigan State campus in East Lansing to Detroit . Macura scored 18 of his career-high 29 points in the first half, and Xavier routed Texas Southern. Louisville 74, Boise State 42 - Kylee Shook had 14 points and 10 rebounds off the bench to lead Louisville in the Lexington Regional first round. (more...)
Stenson leads while Tiger surges at Bay Hill Stenson leads while Tiger surges at Bay Hill
- Марта 18, 2018

I feel like over the last couple of months of 2017 into this year I sort of rediscovered my love for the game a little bit. South Korea's An Byeong-hun is a shot further back at eight under. Woods played in the afternoon and went through the front nine with no birdies and two bogeys, dropping him nine shots behind. After beginning 2018 with two strong starts on the European Tour, McIlroy has struggled on the PGA Tour, making just two of his four cuts, finishing T-20 at the Genesis Open and ... (more...)
Cinderella UMBC Says Harvard Women 'Laid The Groundwork' For No. 16 Seeds Cinderella UMBC Says Harvard Women 'Laid The Groundwork' For No. 16 Seeds
- Марта 18, 2018

A slow start had plenty anxious but many were still confident Virginia would weather the storm and not become the first No. 1 seed to ever lose to a 16-seed. Mustapha Heron scored 16 points for Auburn (26-7), which shot only 35.6 percent overall (21 of 59) and just 20.8 percent from 3-point range (5 of 24). (more...)
Radford (16) vs. Villanova (1) Odds: March Madness Prediction Radford (16) vs. Villanova (1) Odds: March Madness Prediction
- Марта 18, 2018

Villanova vs Radford live stream is on TNT. BOTTOM LINE: Northeast Conference Tournament victor LIU-Brooklyn makes its first appearance in the tournament in five years. Bonaventure, Texas Tech, Stephen F. Austin, Arkansas, Butler, Purdue or CSU Fullerton) will await if the Wildcats move on to the Elite Eight. They hung around tournament teams Ohio State, losing 82-72, and Nevada, losing 77-62, in the regular season. (more...)
Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Swansea v Tottenham Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Swansea v Tottenham
- Марта 18, 2018

Harry Kane getting injured has been the nightmare scenario for Spurs fans in the last couple of seasons but, quite simply, Tottenham do okay without him . The culture of winning is so important but to create that culture, you need to work a lot and take many steps to arrive there. Any side going for an eighth straight home win has to be respected and especially so at the prices. (more...)
Tide edges Hokies, meets No. 1 seed Villanova next Tide edges Hokies, meets No. 1 seed Villanova next
- Марта 18, 2018

DiVincenzo's five triples were the story of the first half, while Bridges authored the sequel with five threes of his own in the second 20 minutes. Alabama (20-15) moves on to face top-seeded Villanova on Saturday in Pittsburgh. The Hokies forced 17 turnovers but couldn't slow down Petty and had trouble whenever Sexton got into the lane. Alabama is now an 11-point underdog and ESPN's BPI gives the Tide only a 6.8 percent chance to win. (more...)
Jets Trade Four Draft Picks to Colts, Move up to No. 3 Jets Trade Four Draft Picks to Colts, Move up to No. 3
- Марта 18, 2018

The Jets acquired the third pick in a strong sign that they intend to get one of the top quarterbacks available. Sit tight with the sixth pick and pray one of the top four quarterbacks falls in his lap - a quarterback he actually believes in - or be proactive and jump for one he really likes. (more...)
Manchester United, Chelsea and Spurs seek English FA Cup salvation Manchester United, Chelsea and Spurs seek English FA Cup salvation
- Марта 18, 2018

The Blues were eliminated from the Champions League by Barcelona on Wednesday and their final hope of winning a trophy this term is the FA Cup , which resumes with Sunday's quarterfinal clash against Leicester. I think he will have to do that (if they lose to Leicester). For Pochettino, the English FA Cup offers the chance finally to rubber-stamp his impressive project at Tottenham with some silverware. (more...)
Goldman Pays Female Staff 56% Less Than Male Colleagues in UK Goldman Pays Female Staff 56% Less Than Male Colleagues in UK
- Марта 18, 2018

The London-listed bank employs more than 350 people in the Republic, including a number of global function heads. The gender pay gap is the biggest yet reported by a British financial firm, according to government data, with some firms yet to provide figures ahead of an April deadline set by Prime Minister Theresa May a year ago. (more...)
'We Have To Be At Our Best To Beat Liverpool' Says Fernandinho 'We Have To Be At Our Best To Beat Liverpool' Says Fernandinho
- Марта 18, 2018

The Hornets were dismantled by Arsenal last time out at the Emirates, so can Saturday's hosts follow suit and take a vital three points? Juventus have their chance for revenge. They do have one other concern, though. I don't think they thought before the best draw they could have got is Liverpool . They've been in a rich vein of form with Mohammed Salah really providing the impetus to the team when needed. (more...)
The reason why Kevin Pietersen not coming to Pakistan for PSL3 The reason why Kevin Pietersen not coming to Pakistan for PSL3
- Марта 18, 2018

I hope you can respect my decision and my family's decision not to travel [to Pakistan]", he said. He added that his side has a chance of winning the tournament this year and he will be supporting the side. "Thank you for having a positive impact on mine too", said Flintoff, who played alongside Pietersen and skipper Vaughan when host England beat Australia in a thrillingly memorable test series in 2005 to regain the Ashes for the first time in 18 years. (more...)
Patriots agree to a deal with former Bengals RB Jeremy Hill Patriots agree to a deal with former Bengals RB Jeremy Hill
- Марта 18, 2018

He scored at least 9 rushing touchdowns in each of his first three seasons in the National Football League after the Bengals picked him in the second round of the 2014 draft. Hill's legacy in Cincinnati will always be defined by a critical fumble in a 2015 Wild Card Game that helped cost the Bengals their first playoff win since 1990. (more...)
All England Open: Sindhu, Parnnoy to battle it out for semis place All England Open: Sindhu, Parnnoy to battle it out for semis place
- Марта 18, 2018

Can she break the trend today? Okuhara, who won the All England title in 2016, had a comfortable lead in the third game at 16-12, before Sindhu gained 4 consecutive points to level the score. Sindhu does it with a cracking smash. Indian saved one game point (19-20) but a lucky net chord helped the Japanese to win the second game in 28 minutes. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association budgets $6.56BN income tied to 2022 World Cup in Qatar Federation Internationale de Football Association budgets $6.56BN income tied to 2022 World Cup in Qatar
- Марта 18, 2018

In order to help referees make correct decisions at football's biggest spectacle, FIFA has chose to approve the controversial technology in a meeting chaired by FIFA president Gianni Infantino in Bogata. He further added, "I am not at all against it but we must better explain when it will be used". "They will be studied thoroughly through a taskforce, we'll evaluate the bids, visit venues, and decide if these two bids live up to minimum requirements". (more...)

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