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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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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...