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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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Murray says need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori

Murray was badly in need of inspiration and he was handed it via umpire Carlos Ramos who gave the 2016 runner-up a time violation while serving at 1-1 in the second set. "I think ...

Ronaldo attracting headlines after reports he might quit Madrid

It's an honour to play against the best teams in the world and that's what Mexico really needs. Ronaldo has 11 goals in five games with the national team this season, includi...

Shah rules out resumption of Indo-Pak bilateral cricket ties

BJP National President Amit Shah has said, India will be among the top prime countries in the world in 2022 when it is completing 75 years of Independence. If asked, I will say t...

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor agree to August fight

Conor McGregor's coach has called on Olympic champs Katie Taylor and Michael Conlan to join the undercard for the now-confirmed mega fight against Floyd Mayweather . As aforement...

Baltimore Orioles select DL Hall 21st Overall

On Monday, the Orioles selected high school left-handed pitcher DL Hall out of Valdosta High School (Ga.) with the 21st overall pick. Josh Keaton, of Colorado Springs, became t...

Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals

The victor will meet two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA in the 35th America's Cup match starting June 17. "The boys really dug deep". " We will be back next time an...

Qatar soccer team face punishment over emir T-shirts

If Qatar does not win its next matches against a weak China and Syria, it will become the first host nation not to have qualified for a World Cup before hosting one. Japan coach ...

Zidane revels in 'historic' Real Madrid Champions League win

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale insists he is happy at the European champions and has no plans to leave despite speculation over his future. "I'm happy, I'm incredibly satisfied". "W...

Lakers Will Hold Workouts With Lonzo Ball, Markelle Fultz

The Lakers have insisted they have kept an open mind on whom they will select with their No. 2 pick. "Team-wise, I think that the Lakers are a better fit", said the never-shutt...

Incredible stats behind Nadal's 10th French Open

Just as remarkable as Rafael Nadal's unprecedented total of 10 French Open championships is that he is 10-0 in finals at Roland Garros . Once a very promising soccer player,...

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Juan Martin del Potro comforts tearful Nicolas Almagro

Juan Martin del Potro comforts tearful Nicolas Almagro

I can imagine what you are feeling. However, it appeared to gee him into action as he won the next three sets to book a place in the third round after a match that entertained th...

Ferrari has chosen its number one driver - Hamilton

Ferrari has chosen its number one driver - Hamilton

Vettel started second to teammate Kimi Raikkonen in the Monaco Grand Prix but benefited from a favorable strategy to jump the Finn in the pit stops and secure his third vi...

Julian Edelman and the Patriots are reportedly close on a contract extension

Julian Edelman and the Patriots are reportedly close on a contract extension

Edelman has earned $14,374,375 since the beginning of the 2013 season. He accumulated a 98-1,106-3 stat line while averaging 11.3 YPC and 69.1 YPG. It appears the Patriots are ...

Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead

Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) looks back to find a shot by Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel in the goal during the third period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey...

Ohio State coaching candidates to replace Thad Matta, grouped by plausibility

Ohio State coaching candidates to replace Thad Matta, grouped by plausibility

Matta underwent emergency back surgery during the summer of 2007 and wears a supportive brace on his lower right leg because of nerve damage. Matta's Musketeers won 26 games in e...