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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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Lionel Messi vs Ecuador OR Cristiano Ronaldo vs Sweden

Speaking afterwards, Messi said: 'There was always the fear of coming here to play. 'It would have been insane not to be in the World Cup. Despite going a goal down in the v...

Tim Cahill-led Australia sees off fearless Syria

Australia will next month face the fourth-placed team from the Concacaf section - now Panama - across two legs for a place at the World Cup. In the second leg against Australi...

Dodgers sweep away D-backs, advance to NLCS

First #postseason homer for @ Cody_Bellinger? The Chicago Cubs edged ahead of the Washington Nationals 2-1 in their NLDS, courtesy of a 2-1 win. Later on, Bellinger was at...

Warner compares Guwahati track to English wickets

The left-armer became the first man to remove Virat Kohli for a duck in a T20 when he caught and bowled the India skipper off an nearly identical delivery. Glenn Maxwell, 5. M...

Sen. Dianne Feinstein announces she's running for reelection

Feinstein, the oldest USA senator, was first elected to the chamber in 1992, in a special election. But in an era of all-out ideological resistance to the Trump presidency, she ha...

Colombia clash brings India's best chance to open account

Now comes Colombia. And maybe the slightest hint of progress? One less goal conceded than against U.S. or even one scored? The team, promised coach Luis Norton de Matos, will ...

Google to Provide Emergency Cell Service to Puerto Rico Via Balloons

Google's balloons received approval to fly over Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands for up to six months, according to the FCC note. After Hurricane Maria made landfall and d...

Heynckes set to succeed Ancelotti at crisis-hit Bayern

The 72-year-old has been named as manager until the end of the season, in his FOURTH spell back at the Bundesliga giants. "There is a great deal of trust between Jupp Heynckes ...

AIFF to make logistical arrangements for parents of U-17 boys

India will play all of their matches at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi . India have been draw in Group A of the Federation Internationale de Football Association U...

Three killed as militants attack airport security camp in Indian-controlled Kashmir

He said one militant was killed at the gate while two managed to get inside the camp. Security personnel sealed all possible escape routes as Army commandos, the BSF , the Centr...

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Miami Dolphins v New Orleans Saints on TV?

Miami Dolphins v New Orleans Saints on TV?

Drew Brees before a snap during the New Orleans Saints' win over the Miami Dolphins in London . When reminded that his Dolphins went 1-4 a year ago before rallying to make...

Rohit Sharma Topples MS Dhoni & Sachin Tendulkar on Way to Peak 6000

Rohit Sharma Topples MS Dhoni & Sachin Tendulkar on Way to Peak 6000

They would have wanted to gain some momentum with another victory ahead of the three-match Twenty20 series, starting on Saturday, but a clinical performance from India barely gav...

"It freakin' sucks" says one Cardinal while watching Cubs celebrate

Louis Cardinals' Paul DeJong of a potential game-tying home run with two outs in the 11th inning to preserve a one-run lead during a baseball game Thursday, Sept. Davis, who had ...

Man United focused on winning Champions League — Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Fellaini is still feeling the effects of a heavy challenge from Southampton's Shane Long over the weekend with Carrick also joining him on the sidelines. "And we are going to hav...

Penn State survives road test at Iowa on final play

Penn State survives road test at Iowa on final play

His previous career best was 207. During the preseason, Huff said Penn State's coaches asked themselves a question: "How can we not allow teams to eliminate arguably the best p...