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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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Many Bostonians Will Be Pulling For Conor McGregor In Floyd Mayweather Fight

Conor McGregor's biggest disclosed fight purse in the UFC was $3m for his second fight with Nate Diaz, but the Dubliner is set to make ten times that amount when he steps into...

Blake Bortles announced as Jacksonville Jaguars starting quarterback, beating out Chad Henne

Through two preseason games this season, Bortles is 11 of 18 for 81 yards with no touchdowns and no picks, while Henne is 11-16 for 183 yards with one TD. Both Bortles and Chad He...

Giants' Beckham, Jr. Could Miss Season Opener vs. Cowboys

The Beckham injury is more severe than the Sterling Shepard sprained ankle that scared the Giants early in training camp - Shepard was running less than a week after going ...

Nasri quits Man City

Nasri, who has always been on the fringes of the Citizens squad, spent last season on loan at La Liga side Sevilla, despite being asked to remain at the Etihad by manager Pep Guar...

Winning Numbers Drawn for $430 Million Powerball

This is the 19th straight time the drawing has come up flat. According to the Powerball website , the one-time cash payout on Thursday for the jackpot now would be $324.2 millio...

Richard Perez compares Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz's chances against Floyd Mayweather

McGregor manoeuvred his way into such a lucrative fight partly through his clever use of social media, but after insisting he found the videos "light-hearted", he became defensive...

Maria Sharapova awarded main draw wildcard at US Open

Sharapova was already guaranteed a place in the qualifying draw at Flushing Meadows by virtue of her world ranking of No 148. "Her suspension under the terms of the tennis anti-...

Transfer revolution: Window to shut before Premier League season starts next year

Barcelona would not be bound by a Premier League deadline, nor would the likes of Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain or Bayern Munich, so England's most powerful clubs would find the...

Sergio Aguero strikes as Manchester City spoil Brighton's Premier League debut

Former Manchester City and Everton defender Sylvain Distin believes Pep Guardiola's transfer business could be a gamble as a number of new recruits have arrived without Prem...

Former Big Spring Steer Ryan Tannehill will have season-ending ACL surgery

Tannehill left the Dolphins' practice on Thursday after his knee appeared to buckle in a non-contact situation. Miami and fellow quarterback Jay Cutler agreed to a one...

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Chelsea Offer £25 Million For Arsenal Midfielder

Chelsea Offer £25 Million For Arsenal Midfielder

Chelsea have increased their offer for Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, according to the Daily Star . Manchester United are not understood to be interested in Oxlade-C...

There's a new Conor McGregor song and it's VERY catchy

There's a new Conor McGregor song and it's VERY catchy

Mayweather said that it made him think about those who fought for civil rights and what they had to deal with. With the long-anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. "...

Vince Wilfork announces retirement in tweet sponsored by grilling company

Vince Wilfork announces retirement in tweet sponsored by grilling company

Wilfork, shirtless and adorned in denim overalls sporting his number 75, can be seen dancing and pulling ribs from a Kingsford smoker. Wilfork started as a first-round pick in ...

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Ravens Meeting "Resistance" From Owner Steve Bisciotti Regarding Signing Colin Kaepernick

Kaepernick has become a polarizing figure after he protested the national anthem last season and he has been unable to find a new job since. Bisciotti wouldn't be the only Natio...

White Sox place Willy Garcia on 7-day DL with concussion

White Sox place Willy Garcia on 7-day DL with concussion

A more serious injury would definitely be a step back for Moncada. However, the White Sox have just released statements that sure seem like best-case scenarios - so far - for t...