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NZ fight back but lose Taylor to injury

South Africa won the toss and opted to bat on the first day. A back injury has kept the 1.96-metre Morkel away from the top level since January previous year, when South Africa beat England at Centurion. The value of Williamson's early caution wa...

Dirk joins 30000 Club with early scoring burst against Lakers

The 38-year-old Nowitzki had gone into the contest in which the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 122-111, 20 points shy of the mark. Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James - who with just over 28,300 career points could become the ne...

Husker basketball ends regular season with worst loss yet

In the end Webster , with a little help from his mum back in New Zealand, made a decision to stick it out at Nebraska and fulfil not only his commitments to the university, but the college degree he had set out to earn. "We really wanted come out a...

Twins sisters aged 97 die after falling in freezing cold

The twins had gone out to dinner the night before with their 89-year-old younger sister, police said. Temperatures were freezing with a wind chill overnight Friday into Saturday, when much of New England saw some if its coldest temperatures of the ...

Manchester City heap more misery on Sunderland to go third in EPL

We are there behind, of course, Chelsea because they are nearly unstoppable. "When that happens during the game, mentally you're more relaxed, more confident and of course the quality of their play makes the difference". "[But] we are so happy". ...

Querrey shocks Nadal in final of Acapulco tennis meet

Should the Spaniard defeat Querrey, it will be a confidence booster for the Spaniard, heading into the busy North American hard court period with back-to-back Masters 1000 events in Indian Wells and Miami coming up. "It's a big win", Kyrgios said...

Pochettino pleased but warns of complacency - Tottenham Hotspur 3-2 Everton - Reaction

The start of the game was very even as both sides weren't giving each other much time on the ball to get their passing games going. "It was too easy from the free-kick and if you make that kind of mistakes at this level against a team like Spurs th...

Jarome Iginla dealt to the Los Angeles Kings

Colorado is also expected to retain 50% of his remaining salary this season. He's recorded 1,291 points over a 20-year National Hockey League career, also playing for the Flames, Penguins and Bruins, but has yet to win a Stanley Cup. What made it wor...

Tamil Nadu decides to go 'Swadeshi', stops sale of Coca Cola, Pepsi

Vellaiyan, leader of The Forum of Tamil Nadu Traders Association, reportedly said that they have been resisting the MNCs for long but the government sided with the corporates. "They also play a critical role in improving the livelihood of over 200,00...

David Wright diagnosed with shoulder impingement

Wright isn't dealing with any structural damage to his shoulder and won't require surgery, but the impingement will prevent him from throwing for the time being. Injuries have limited Wright to just 75 games over the last two seasons, during which pe...

Los Angeles Kings swap goalies, draft picks, with Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay will retain 20 percent of the prorated remainder of Bishop's $5.95 million salary, according to the Kings' official team site. Andrei Vasilevskiy is now their anointed goalie, although Budaj has looked sharp this season as Quick's replaceme...

No. 8 North Carolina way of Pittsburgh

With a roster built on upperclassmen, Pinson is confident the Tar Heels won't get caught up in the moment. The Tar Heels know they can not afford to look ahead to a rematch with Duke on March 4 because Louisville beat the Blue Devils 78-69 on Jan...

Formula One is a bit outdated: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton

However, the attention wasn't really on the vehicle but more on the great launch itself. Hamilton's relationship with Mercedes' management came under scrutiny at several points previous year, notably in the Abu Dhabi title decider when he ignored i...

Johnny Sexton returns to Ireland team for France clash

JOE SCHMIDT thinks France will be ruthless against his Ireland team when they meet in the Six Nations on Saturday. "It was a call like any other, we debated it and we do believe we get a good balance with having both players available", said Sc...

NBA Trade Grades: Brooklyn Nets-Washington Wizards, Bojan Bogdanovic deal

It's the second consecutive season the Wizards traded their first-round pick at the deadline after acquiring power forwardMarkieff Morris from the Phoenix Suns in 2016. McCullough, the Nets' first-round pick in 2015, has split time between Brooklyn...

Summer Olympics: Budapest to Withdraw its Bid to Host Games

Bid supporters however insisted that Budapest, which unlike Paris or Los Angeles has never hosted the Games, was more suited than its rivals to the International Olympic Committee's low-priced Agenda 2020 strategy. Budapest is not the only bid to hav...

Derrick Lewis Makes Pass at Ronda Rousey After Knocking Out Her Boyfriend

He also referenced Browne's domestic violence allegations , as well as Browne's girlfriend, Ronda Rousey. Lewis then asked, " where Ronda Rousey fine ass at? ". The "Black Beast" looked to have been hurt with body shots from Brown in the first rou...

Formation of US-Israeli Committees Upsets Settlers

As a result of growing concerns with Trump's Russian connections and his out-of-control behaviour when challenged by reporters or other American institutions (intelligence services, judiciary or political opponents), the Netanyahu visit became a one-...

Russell Westbrook: I'm Happy With My Team I Have Now

A day after he responded to nearly every Durant-related question by discussing fashion, Westbrook was asked how he felt being in the same locker room as Durant. Durant is a starter, as is the Rockets' James Harden, a former Westbrook/Durant teammate ...

Chelsea look to avoid Cup mauling by Wolves

The Blues now boast an eight-point lead at the top of the table and remain on course to secure their fifth top-flight title of the modern era with just 13 games left to play. That hardly constitutes a crisis though the chance to get his main target ...

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De Kock ruled out of ODIs, T20s against India

South Africa team manager Dr Mohammed Moosajee said: "Quinton suffered an extreme blow to the left wrist while batting in the second ODI on Sunday and felt severe pain and discomf...

Support stir in Kashmir, says Pakistan PM

Every year, on February 5, Kashmir Solidarity Day is widely marked across Pakistan and by Kashmiri nationalists worldwide, holding special programs. Kashmiris considered themselv...

Tottenham superstar Harry Kane gives verdict on Lucas Moura transfer

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has insisted that he does not want to weigh down new signing Lucas Moura with too much pressure, as he adapts himself to the Prem...

Kirk Cousins breaks his silence after Redskins trade for Alex Smith

The Washington Redskins seemingly acquired their starting quarterback going forward in a trade with the Kansas City Chiefs that brought Alex Smith to Washington in exchange f...

He Needs Time - Mauricio Pochettino Eases Pressure On Lucas Moura

With big games coming up and the race for the last three Champions League places too close to call, there are no easy games in which to ease players back to full fitness. However...

Dad attacks doctor who sexually abused his 3 daughters

Margraves then asked for one minute alone instead. Margraves then ran toward Nassar and got within a few feet of him before being tackled by courtroom security. Randall Margraves...

Pelicans Acquire Nikola Mirotic In Trade With Bulls

With Mirotic playing the best basketball of his NBA career, Chicago was wise to capitalize on his all-time high trade value. Best of wishes to you in New Orleans , Nikola. The P...

Carrie Underwood's Husband Mike Fisher Not Retiring From Hockey After All!

Fisher said his wife, country music star Carrie Underwood , encouraged him to make a comeback. Fisher played the past seven seasons with Nashville and was the team's captain in ...

FEMA to end hurricane-related food, water aid for Puerto Rico

In a bipartisan letter signed by U.S. Sens. Maldonado said FEMA's aid is critical to residents, as much of the money they would have normally used to buy food is instead being ...

WADA seriously concerned by CAS decision to lift sanctions against Russian athletes

Russia has never doubted its athletes' honest victory at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday, commenting on the Court of Arbitr...

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Simulation gives Cavs stunningly low chance to win NBA Finals

Simulation gives Cavs stunningly low chance to win NBA Finals

Johnson also grabbed 10 rebounds, while Detroit's Andre Drummond piled up 21 points, 22 rebounds, seven assists, three steals and three blocks. Love was trying to receive an en...

Haotong Li hails special win over Rory McIlroy at Dubai Desert Classic

Haotong Li hails special win over Rory McIlroy at Dubai Desert Classic

Two hours later, dejection was writ large across McIlroy's face as Li celebrated the finest win of his fledgling career. Two near misses, that must've hurt Rory McIlroy . "I alw...

Westbrook stars as Thunder see off 76ers

Westbrook stars as Thunder see off 76ers

His three-pointer cut the lead to one in the fourth quarter as Billy Donovan attempted to steal a few minutes with Westbrook, Anthony and George on the bench, but Westbrook returne...

Woods grouped with Reed and Hoffman at Torrey Pines

Woods grouped with Reed and Hoffman at Torrey Pines

Woods' most recent competitive play was at December's limited-field, no-cut Hero World Challenge , where he shot three rounds in the 60s but showed some signs of rustiness on and...

[Teams] Newport County vs Tottenham: Confirmed Line-Ups

[Teams] Newport County vs Tottenham: Confirmed Line-Ups

They remain unbeaten in their last six matches and that form has pushed Michael Flynn's troops into eighth in the League Two table. Newport welcome Tottenham to the Newport ...