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Tokyo 2020 venues stay at original sites

That's the call from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today as cost overruns and a possible $30 billion bill for 2020 plague the run-up to Tokyo's 2020 event and the Lausanne-based organisation starts to feel the weight of budgetary pressure...

Love revels in record-breaking first quarter

Kyrie Irving scored 19 of his 25 points in the first quarter. Love's first-quarter outburst was the second-most points ever scored by a player in the National Basketball Association, trailing only the 37 scored by the Warriors' Klay Thompson in t...

Antoine Griezmann claims he'd love to play in the Premier League

Griezmann then added more fuel to the fire in a recent interview with Telefoot by explaining how he would prefer a move to the Premier League over Ligue 1. However, he admits he has a tough task in winning the award given he faces competition fro...

Panthers lose first game of road trip to Hurricanes

Michael Leighton is back in the National Hockey League. Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Mark Stone scored in the second period. He was playing in place of Cam Ward, who was in the net for the previous nine games. A stretch pass from Victor Rask found Skin...

Ex-Rider Tony Gabriel thrilled as Redblacks win Grey Cup

For the first time in over 40 years the Grey Cup belongs to an Ottawa football team! Tony Gabriel of Ottawa is mobbed by fellow players and fans after scoring the winning touchhdown in the dying moments of the 1976 Grey Cup game in Toronto.

Spurs must learn from Champions League exit, says Pochettino

We will play in Wembley", Pochettino said. White Hart Lane does not meet UEFA requirements for Champions League matches but the governing body has a different set of regulations for the Europa League , meaning Spurs could feasibly ask to return to...

NZ holds 67-run 1st innings lead in 1st test vs

Overnight batsmen, Jeet Raval and Henry Nicholls, were gone in the first four overs with Raval unable to add to his overnight 55 and Nicholls adding only one run to be gone for 30. Cameos from Tim Southee (22) and Wagner (21) ensured New Zealand ...

Topping Champions League group is unlikely admits Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

The result gives PSG a better head-to-head record in Group A, because of away goals scored. Arsenal were already assured of a place in the last 16 but must now outperform PSG in the final group games if they are to avoid qualifying in second place ...

Las Vegas Golden Knights, NHL's 31st Franchise Name, Logo Unveiled

Foley said Tuesday, "We selected "Knights" because knights are the defenders of the realm and protect those who can not defend themselves". "They are the elite warrior class", Foley said. A secondary logo incorporates the Fabulous Las Vegas St...

Messi double guides Barcelona to 2-0 win at Celtic

While their progression on the face of it may have been straightforward in Group C, this match was anything but. Morgan had some semblance of revenge in the 41st minute, however, making a lunging, right-handed save on Suarez's free header after Mes...

Obama, Trump hold wide-ranging conversation during first post-election meeting

Staff listen as President Barack Obama speaks about the election results, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in the Rose Garden at the White House. The meeting was supposed to last 10 minutes. Vice president-elect Mike Pence was also meeting with House Speaker...

Alan Branch Facing 4 Game Suspension

It is worth noting that in order for a player to receive a four-game suspension he has to violate the leagues policy four total times. Tested positive for marijuana. Both Brown and Valentine are smaller defensive tackles in comparison to Branch, by 3...

QB Tommy Armstrong Jr. returns from helmet-to-turf collision

But they already led 24-3 when Armstrong was forced out of the game. It felt like September, what with a full day of tailgating in brilliant sunshine warm enough that one parking lot attendant on the west side of Ohio Stadium wore shorts.

Pep glad to have Yaya back

Toure, left out of the team for three months in an unseemly stand-off between him, Guardiola and the player's agent Dimitri Seluk, was welcomed back from exile and celebrated his shock recall with both goals in City's 2-1 win at Crystal Palace.

Dana White: Conor McGregor's next fight won't happen before May

With speculation running rampant about featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor's next fight, UFC President Dana White announced this morning that we won't see "THe Notorious" back in the cage until at least May. His next fight was a n...

Porsche Reveals Mid-Engined 911 RSR

With the new RSR , Porsche has essentially turned the 911 into a mid-engined vehicle. The engine is mated to a six-speed sequential gearbox. "How do you like our new and latest fighting machine?" The new 911 RSR's serviceability has also been si...

Is Klay Thompson Actually Being Traded?

Kerr, though, has insisted that there is no truth in Scalabrine's claims. It's also hard to imagine what the Celtics would offer the Warriors that would be appealing enough for them to move Thompson. Scalabrine was discussing the rumor with Frank...

Texans beat Jaguars 24-21 for 1st road victory of season

Since then, they have 17 punts, three field goals and three turnovers - all interceptions this season - in their initial possessions. They raised their divisional mark to 3-0 this season with a 24-21 win at Jacksonville. The ball bounced up and lande...

Louisville men's soccer earns No. 4 overall seed for NCAA Tournament

The sophomore forward leads the team in scoring with nine goals and five assists for 23 points. As a result, each of the three schools is set to host second-round games Sunday. The Blue Hens head to Rhode Island to tangle with Providence in a fir...

Murray wins in his debut as the world's top-ranked player

But, in the midst of a 19-match winning streak, Murray won't want to concede the world No.1 spot any time soon. It appeared Wawrinka might have awoken when he ripped a forehand victor down the line from outside the doubles alley in the eighth game ...

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Area softball teams gearing up for spring — SPORTS SPOTLIGHT

She recorded three strikeouts and allowed one hit. A 5-run fifth inning was too much for Winchester too overcome Tuesday in its home opener as the Falcons lost an 8-4 decision to...

Ben Simmons Or Donovan Mitchell? Draymond Green Picks Rookie Of The Year

Simmons made his remarks about the Rookie of the Year race in an interview with ESPN on Saturday. Plenty weighed in to the original sweatshirt comment. "I really don't care", M...

Siria, allerta sulle rotte aeree nel Mediterraneo orientale

Preparati Russia perchè arriveranno belli, nuovi e intelligenti . Così il presidente degli Stati Uniti , Donald Trump , su Twitter, a proposito della situazione in Siria . A sco...

Here's what Verstappen had to say about Hamilton's criticism

Verstappen took the criticism in his stride, telling Dutch television Monday night: "You are full of adrenaline when you have just stepped out of your vehicle ". "From Max's positi...

John Cena Makes Peculiar Appearance After WrestleMania Loss to The Undertaker

Undertaker seemingly retired after last year's WrestleMania after a loss to Roman Reigns . Never let it be said that John Cena is a liar. WWE has kept the fight in suspe...

Nadal routs Zverev, Ferrer outlasts Kohlschreiber to lead Spain past Germany

The victor of the Valencia quarter-final will face either defending champions France or Italy for a place in the final. Ferrer needed almost five hours to defeat Kohlschreiber ...

Floyd Mayweather makes huge claim over potential fight with Conor McGregor

I spoke with SHOWTIME , I spoke with CBS. I spoke with CBS. When Floyd Mayweather tries to take the moral high ground, you know you've made a serious mistake. Since the fight,...

Antonio Conte 'frustrated,' says West Ham draw sums up Chelsea's season

However, striker Javier Hernandez is available after overcoming an illness. With fifth-placed Chelsea lagging 10 points behind fourth-placed Tottenham with only six games rem...

Max Holloway declared medically unfit, pulled from UFC 223 main event

The UFC has lost its main event for UFC 223 on Saturday at Barclays Center. It does mean, however, that a shock Iaquinta win would mean Ferguson [interim champion] and McGregor...

Conor McGregor Responds To UFC's Title-Stripping Threat With Vulgar Defiance

White confirmed that Ferguson would revert to being the number one contender with the victor at UFC 223 taking McGregor's belt. There's a warrant out for Conor McGregor aft...

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Kyrie Irving reportedly will not play in playoffs

Kyrie Irving reportedly will not play in playoffs

Irving, who suffered a patella fracture in the 2015 NBA Finals, had a procedure to remove a tension wire in his knee late last month after experiencing increasing discomfort. And ...

Robert Griffin III gets a surprising third chance

Robert Griffin III gets a surprising third chance

After sitting out last year, Griffin still made it clear in media interviews that he had a desire to play again, and said he came close to signing with Baltimore last year. Though ...

New England Patriots Deal Brandin Cooks To The Los Angeles Rams

New England Patriots Deal Brandin Cooks To The Los Angeles Rams

The Patriots have traded Cooks to the Rams for Los Angeles' first-round draft pick, 23rd overall. Cooks is the fourth former first-round pick the Rams have added to their r...

Notre Dame beats Mississippi State in NCAA Women's Championship with buzzer-beater

Notre Dame beats Mississippi State in NCAA Women's Championship with buzzer-beater

I will wear that maybe for the rest of my career. I'd prefer to just chalk this game up to a great game with a clutch shot giving all basketball fans something to talk about for a ...

Salah Strikes Late To Give Liverpool Victory At Palace

Salah Strikes Late To Give Liverpool Victory At Palace

Amazingly, the only teams Salah has failed to score against in the Premier League this season are Manchester United and Swansea. Former Reds forward Christian Benteke started the...