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Dwyane Wade hits game-winner while honoring Parkland shooting victim Dwyane Wade hits game-winner while honoring Parkland shooting victim
- March 01, 2018

I don't know if I rushed or not, but I would have liked to set my feet a little different. "You can't ask for a better look". If there is one entertaining thing about Tank Season, it's those nights when two teams that may not necessarily be that concerned with winning games go head-to-head - and one, perhaps sadly, has to emerge from that contest with more points than the other. (more...)
Bears GM Ryan Pace confirms team will cut Mike Glennon Bears GM Ryan Pace confirms team will cut Mike Glennon
- March 01, 2018

Running back Matt Forte has announced his retirement from playing after 10 National Football League seasons. The Bears are going to have to have to fortify that position through the draft and free agency. "I think that's the nature of free agency", he said. The Bears had a top-10 defense, but Trubisky was young, the coaching staff rarely put the game in his hands and the receiving group was terribly thin. (more...)
Llorente treble fires Spurs after more VAR chaos Llorente treble fires Spurs after more VAR chaos
- March 01, 2018

Fernando Llorente's hat-trick fired Tottenham into the FA Cup quarter-finals after sealing a 6-1 victory in a fifth-round replay against Rochdale marked by controversial video assistant referee ( VAR ) deliberations. Tierney was holding his earpiece again after Spurs winger Lucas Moura was felled by McGahey in the area, with no penalty the eventual decision. (more...)
Russia's Olympic ban lifted following doping violations Russia's Olympic ban lifted following doping violations
- March 01, 2018

But I hope that worldwide organizations will also, at last, understand that sport needs to be held further away from problems, which have no relation to it". Instead, most have accepted the argument made by officials and state media here, that the doping scandal is a political conspiracy led by the U.S.to punish Russian Federation. (more...)
Uefa hit ex-Arsenal, City star with six-month doping ban Uefa hit ex-Arsenal, City star with six-month doping ban
- March 01, 2018

With AP Photos.Former France global Samir Nasri has been banned from football for six months for an anti-doping violation from 2016. The former Premier League midfielder had asked for a reprieve with a backdated therapeutic use exemption (TUE) but the decision was upheld and Uefa confirmed on Tuesday Nasri will be banned. (more...)
FA Cup draw: Quarter-final fixtures and when they are being played FA Cup draw: Quarter-final fixtures and when they are being played
- March 01, 2018

Sheffield Wednesday created the better chances in a thoroughly underwhelming first half but Swansea's class eventually told on a night when the home supporters who braved the elements were treated to free cups of tea and coffee. Rhodes had the opportunity to get Wednesday back on level terms when he lined up a free-kick from 25 yards. He has an element of class about him. He was easily the best player in this game and he only played half of it. (more...)
Roger Federer crowned world sport's comeback king Roger Federer crowned world sport's comeback king
- March 01, 2018

After feeling pain during his practice session the day before his scheduled match, Nadal consulted doctors and has withdrawn from the tournament in Acapulco . "I cannot say that yet", he said. "But if Rafael sees the opportunity to win big tournaments, it is possible that he will play for a few more years". (more...)
Maruti Suzuki sales rise 13% to 136648 units in February Maruti Suzuki sales rise 13% to 136648 units in February
- March 01, 2018

This was spearheaded by the new-gen Swift which was launched in early February 2018. Japanese carmaker Toyota's Indian subsidiary Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) sold a total of 12,705 units in February 2018. Two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp today reported a 20 per cent increase in sales at 6,29,597 units in February 2018. He expects automobiles industry to grow at 9-10 per cent in FY19. (more...)
Joseph Parker: I Can Out-Box Anthony Joshua or Knock Him Out Joseph Parker: I Can Out-Box Anthony Joshua or Knock Him Out
- March 01, 2018

Joshua weighed in at his heaviest weights for the bouts against Klitschko and Takam, weighing in at 17st 12lbs and 18st 2lbs for those respective fights, but Hearn expects Joshua will be "leaner" and "lighter" for his match-up in Cardiff on March 31 against WBO world champion Parker. (more...)
LeBron James responds to Philly billboards in Cleveland: 'It's very flattering' LeBron James responds to Philly billboards in Cleveland: 'It's very flattering'
- March 01, 2018

It's the first year I've ever went into the summer with that mind-set. It's kind of a fine line and I have a couple of boys that could be headed in that direction. James said that the colleges benefit from the athletic performances of college players, but not their academic roles, despite giving them a free education, but no salary. (more...)
Washington Unlikely To Tag Kirk Cousins Washington Unlikely To Tag Kirk Cousins
- March 01, 2018

Williams also said the team has not even talked about that possibility. But we haven't really talked about that. Multiple reports after the deal stated the Redskins would consider tagging Cousins. Smith, once he joins the Redskins, will count $17 million against the cap this season. "I hear about the cap, percentages of cap and all that, man - it's about winning", Williams said. (more...)
Wildcats hit their stride late, roll past Ole Miss in home finale Wildcats hit their stride late, roll past Ole Miss in home finale
- March 01, 2018

Louis. United Kingdom wins 96-78. It's the 4th game in a row that United Kingdom has 5 players in double figures. On this night, they combined for 37 points on 10-of-20 shooting from the floor and 13-of-15 shooting at the line. Next comes Gilgeous-Alexander at 12.9, Hamidou Diallo , 10.8; Washington, 10.3; and Green, 9.9. Kentucky used a 10-5 run to open up a 9-point lead, their largest of the night. (more...)
'Fuller House' Creator Jeff Franklin Fired After Misconduct Allegations 'Fuller House' Creator Jeff Franklin Fired After Misconduct Allegations
- March 01, 2018

Check out the new trailer. Having created Full House and its revival series on Netflix Fuller House , Franklin had been serving as the showrunner since Season 1. "I'm heartbroken to be leaving Fuller House ", he captioned a photo of himself with some of the show's castmembers. Franklin was "a walking lawsuit waiting to happen". (more...)
Pochettino hits back at AVB over Kane 'trophies' comment Pochettino hits back at AVB over Kane 'trophies' comment
- March 01, 2018

Brazil and Barcelona legend Ronaldinho believes that Tottenham striker Harry Kane is good enough to play for any team in the world after hitting "a new level". "With the new stadium coming through I also think that Spurs should have that margin for me". Now, aged just 40, Villas-Boas faces a long time on the managerial scrapheap unless someone is willing to give him another chance on the big stage. (more...)
Tim Lincecum Attempting Another Comeback, Signs with Texas Rangers Tim Lincecum Attempting Another Comeback, Signs with Texas Rangers
- March 01, 2018

Tim Lincecum might be just one signature away from completing his Major League Baseball comeback. The two-time Cy Young victor has taken his time selecting his next team, but shortly after FanRag Sports reported that Lincecum has narrowed his list down to a few suitors, a Yahoo Sports report emerged that he is "deep in talks" with the Texas Rangers . (more...)
United Striker Romelu Lukaku Thinks He Deserves More Respect United Striker Romelu Lukaku Thinks He Deserves More Respect
- March 01, 2018

He cancelled out Willian's opener and set up midfielder Jesse Lingard to score the victor in Sunday's 2-1 Premier League victory over champions Chelsea at Old Trafford. I've been doing it for 10 years straight so I think I've proved myself ", he told reporters. Lukaku denied after the match that he had been bothered by the criticism toward him — "at the end of day, I just have to work hard for the team", he said — but the likely boost to the striker's morale was perhaps as important to ... (more...)
2 former Kentucky stars put up insane stats in Pelicans-Suns game 2 former Kentucky stars put up insane stats in Pelicans-Suns game
- March 01, 2018

Emeka Okafor, brought back to the National Basketball Association for the first time since 2013 a week after Cousins' injury, scored 14 points. Thanks in large to the rising star Devin Booker and his very impressive 40 point, 10 board performance, the Suns were able to make New Orleans sweat. (more...)
UCLA QB Rosen denies not wanting to play for Browns UCLA QB Rosen denies not wanting to play for Browns
- March 01, 2018

If you're looking for some loopholes in that quote - he doesn't exactly say he wants to play for Cleveland, only that he never said he wouldn't - Silver also said Rosen will look Browns GM John Dorsey and coach Hue Jackson "in the eye" and tell them he'd happily play for the Browns. (more...)
Barack Obama Asserts Scandal-Ridden NCAA Shouldn't Be NBA 'Farm System' Barack Obama Asserts Scandal-Ridden NCAA Shouldn't Be NBA 'Farm System'
- March 01, 2018

The New York Times editorial page". " You're an NBA All-Star. And so it is very hard to figure out how democracy works over the long term in those circumstances". "I always try to remind people that capitalism works and the marketplace works because there are some basic rules, when in place, create even playing fields that ensure people aren't defrauded", Obama said. (more...)
IOC lifts ban on Russian Olympic committee IOC lifts ban on Russian Olympic committee
- March 01, 2018

The IOC Executive Board on Sunday ruled to extend the suspension of the Russian Olympic Committee's membership. Forty-three Russian athletes were disqualified from the 2014 Sochi Winter Games and banned by the IOC after the Olympic body followed up the WADA investigation, although 28 of those had their results reinstated and bans overturned after appealing to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). (more...)
Middle Tennessee under Flash Flood Watch to end waterlogged February Middle Tennessee under Flash Flood Watch to end waterlogged February
- March 01, 2018

While an outbreak of widespread severe thunderstorms is not anticipated, any storms that become severe would be capable of producing damaging winds. February 2018 will go down as a generally gray and wet, and sometimes-stormy month, as areas of Montgomery and Robertson counties, for example, continue to recover from the past weekend's tornado damage. (more...)
Teen sexting on the rise Teen sexting on the rise
- March 01, 2018

The upshot: If parents think sexting isn't a part of their teens' daily life, chances are they're wrong. In January 2018, police in Châteauguay, near Montreal, launched a campaign called ' targeted at students aged 12 to 17. In terms of "real time " teen sex, Madigan says that has actually declined. Although girls and boys sext a similar amount, there are important differences in the perception of this behaviour among youth. (more...)
British boxing in shock after Westgarth death British boxing in shock after Westgarth death
- March 01, 2018

He added that while huge improvements in medical procedures have been made in the last 20 years, the sport still contains inherent risk and that British boxing will continue to strive to reduce those risks for fighters. "I think the gloves is one area that could be looked at because it is clear that in amateur boxing you don't have as many knockdowns or stoppages because there is more padding in the gloves", said Magee. (more...)
49ers find good values in latest 4-round mock National Football League draft 49ers find good values in latest 4-round mock National Football League draft
- March 01, 2018

San Francisco's front office, tasked with improving the roster, will be all hands on deck as the scouting department observes the over 300 players attending the combine. A bigger question is if he can start to get teams to fall in love with what he can do and land in the top 10 as a ready-made impact player as a rookie. (more...)
US Open becomes final major to abandon 18-hole playoff US Open becomes final major to abandon 18-hole playoff
- March 01, 2018

Although it was unique to the U.S. Open and can be special, 18 holes between two players makes for poor viewing and often a letdown from the mania of Sunday. Whether it's two, three or four holes doesn't matter. "We've had 33 playoffs since 1895". U.S. Open playoffs have produced memorable moments, such as Francis Ouimet's historic 1913 win at The Country Club, Jack Fleck's upset of Ben Hogan in 1955 at Olympic Club, and the mega-clash between Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus at Oakmont ... (more...)

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