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Kevin Love placed in National Basketball Association concussion protocol, out against Charlotte Kevin Love placed in National Basketball Association concussion protocol, out against Charlotte
- March 30, 2018

The bottom-dwelling Grizzlies took down the Blazers, the Cavaliers extended LeBron James' dominance over the city of Charlotte, and the Lakers pulled out a win over the tanking Mavericks. As a result, the Cavaliers announced that Love won't play on Wednesday night when the team takes on Charlotte. While I agree that we should acknowledge that James is indeed the best player in the game by far, regardless of who wins MVP, the extra award seems like an unnecessary stroking of his ego. (more...)
Bould: Wenger Has Done A Great Job For An Awfully Long Time Bould: Wenger Has Done A Great Job For An Awfully Long Time
- March 30, 2018

But despite Wenger oozing delight after securing the Egypt global until the end of the 2022 campaign, the opinion from Arsenal fans on Twitter after hearing the news was very much mixed. "I admire him immensely", Bould told the press. "He's doing a great job as far as I'm concerned and he's done a great job for an terrible long time", former Arsenal defender Bould added. (more...)
Mercedes F1 beat Real Madrid, NBA champs as Team of the Year Mercedes F1 beat Real Madrid, NBA champs as Team of the Year
- March 30, 2018

While speaking at the Laureus Awards, Federer did not forget to pay tribute to his longtime rival Rafael Nadal as he congratulated the Spaniard on having an equally impressive season. When I won my first Laureus award in 2005, if you had said that I would win six Larias Awards then I do not trust you. "It's been an awesome ride". (more...)
North Korea's secret visit to Beijing North Korea's secret visit to Beijing
- March 30, 2018

Kim also said, "The issue of denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula can be resolved, if South Korea and the United States respond to our efforts with goodwill, create an atmosphere of peace and stability while taking progressive and synchronous measures for the realization of peace". (more...)
New Zealand v England: Ben Stokes hits half-century in England win
- March 30, 2018

Tom Curran - 4/10 - Struggled for the second game in a row and finished as England's most expensive bowler with 0-53 in 9 overs. Average running didn't help New Zealand's cause either as they had four run outs in their innings. It was a surprise when Morgan tamely chipped a return catch to Colin Munro with 49 runs needed, but Stokes continued to bat fluently and Buttler hit Santner for six to secure a comprehensive victory. (more...)
Five-star PF Darius Bazley decommits from Syracuse, will join National Basketball Association G Five-star PF Darius Bazley decommits from Syracuse, will join National Basketball Association G
- March 30, 2018

Sports he has de-committed from Syracuse and will instead go to the G-League. "Someone has to start the fire", Bazley said . "I'm always going to be by his side, pass or fail". "If somebody looks at the G-League or playing in Europe or whatever the other professional options are and they decide they would rather do that for themselves and for their family, then fine". (more...)
Ray Parlour names who the next Arsenal manager should be Ray Parlour names who the next Arsenal manager should be
- March 30, 2018

It's not for me to evaluate. If you need clarity, I will repeat the same answer. Thursday night is important but the rest isn't interesting. "I am just amazed that I have to always answer things that are exactly the same", Wenger said, when asked about his future . (more...)
White Sox belt six opening-day homers, crush Royals 14-7 White Sox belt six opening-day homers, crush Royals 14-7
- March 30, 2018

If you saw that coming, we'll gladly take your lottery number predictions for Friday night. Matt Davidson became the fourth player in Major League Baseball history to belt three homers on Opening Day, driving in six runs Thursday as the Chicago White Sox routed the Kansas City Royals 14-7 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo . (more...)
Angels' Ohtani to DH, bat 8th in Major League Baseball debut Angels' Ohtani to DH, bat 8th in Major League Baseball debut
- March 30, 2018

It's certainly the call most of us would make if we ran the club. "We'll adjust as we have to as we move through the season". Japanese superstar Shohei Ohtani, also known as the "Japanese Babe Ruth", was in the Angels starting lineup Thursday afternoon batting eighth as the designated hitter. (more...)
Happ, Rizzo, Schwarber go deep as Cubs defeat Marlins Happ, Rizzo, Schwarber go deep as Cubs defeat Marlins
- March 30, 2018

An inning later, Anthony Rizzo earned a standing ovation from the entire stadium, the cheers mixed with tears. Rizzo's home run was a very emotional experience as both teams recognized Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, his alma mater. (more...)
Jack Wilshere fit for Stoke City clash, says assistant Steve Bould Jack Wilshere fit for Stoke City clash, says assistant Steve Bould
- March 30, 2018

Aside from all the regular pre-match questions, Bould was also quizzed on the Arsenal boss and what he thinks of Wenger. "He is remarkable", Bould said. Wilshere was forced to return home early from global duty after picking up a knee injury while training with the England squad last week and understandably there were concerns over his fitness. (more...)
Stephens beats Azarenka again to reach Miami Open final Stephens beats Azarenka again to reach Miami Open final
- March 30, 2018

Despite falling behind, the American, who will enter the top 10 for the first time next week when the WTA rankings are announced, upped her game while Azarenka, hamstrung by six double faults, lost her way. Stephens endured a bad slump since triumphing at Flushing Meadows last September, losing her last six games of 2017 and started the New Year with deflating early exits in Sydney and the Australian Open. (more...)
Ryan Shazier Will Not Play In 2018 — Pittsburgh Steelers GM
- March 30, 2018

So I'm taking every step of the way. "'I'm happy to be working with an athlete because I've never seen somebody work this hard.' They see progression nearly every day". But if that can not happen, running would suddenly vault up near the top. Pittsburgh owns the 28th pick in the first round of this draft. It's hard to argue against Guice as a prospect. (more...)
Rays erase four-run deficit, dump Red Sox Rays erase four-run deficit, dump Red Sox
- March 30, 2018

He looks to be in midseason form, too, after going 3-for-4 at the plate, including two doubles, and scoring two runs on Opening Day. Having a championship snared from him like that makes him a ideal fit in Boston . It also marked the second straight game the Red Sox have hit an inside-the-park homer. Rafael Devers doubled Bogaerts home in the seventh to increase the lead to 4-0. (more...)
Wenger wants 'Arsenal man' Jack to stay Wenger wants 'Arsenal man' Jack to stay
- March 30, 2018

But captain Mertesacker pulled the playing staff together and the crisis meeting seems to have had some effect, with Arsenal beating Watford in the Premier League and reaching the quarter-finals of the Europa League thanks to two victories over AC Milan . (more...)
Check out these records broken by the Munford High track team Check out these records broken by the Munford High track team
- March 30, 2018

Karg, along with sophomore Brooke Mertens, are athletes who competed at the state meet last season. The pair has experience, having been part of a 4×800 relay team that competed at state in 2016. "We always teach them that they have to have a fierce competitor mindset, so that no matter what the weather is, it is sunny and 60 in their mind. His marks were very good", DSU track and field head coach Nick Walker said. (more...)
NZ win toss, choose to bowl in second test against England
- March 30, 2018

Australia coach Darren Lehmann has admitted his combative team need to change the way they go about things, citing New Zealand as an example of how they need to behave in future. "In terms of the bans, that's a decision Cricket Australia had to make - and that's for them to decide". "It's a day by day (case)", Root added of Stokes's injury. (more...)
Roberto Carlos: Neymar had to escape Messi and Ronaldo Roberto Carlos: Neymar had to escape Messi and Ronaldo
- March 30, 2018

Ronaldo and Messi on the global scene. Naturally, he mentioned both Messi and Ronaldo. But the Real Madrid youngster didn't opt for his club colleague, instead, naming Messi as the best. " It was a joke about Messi and Ronaldo because he knows that I am from Madrid and I always bet or fight for Cristiano because he is the best player in the world, it shows every day, match by match ". (more...)
Cricket Hero Breaks Down in Tears on TV Over Cheating Cricket Hero Breaks Down in Tears on TV Over Cheating
- March 30, 2018

Smith and David Warner were banned for 12 months, while Bancroft copped a nine-month suspension for their roles in the Cape Town incident. Smith said as the captain of the Australian team, he had to "take full responsibility". One of those was former Australia and current Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur, who wrote that the scandal was an inevitable result of an unwillingness to improve the culture in the country's entire cricket set-up. (more...)
Apologetic Warner takes responsibility for role in ball-tampering controversy Apologetic Warner takes responsibility for role in ball-tampering controversy
- March 30, 2018

Cameron Bancroft was also praised earlier for acknowledging his role in the saga. It's not just the players who have suffered, though. Regretting his actions after being caught by the cameras in ball-tampering scandal , Bancroft said that all he could do is ask for forgiveness. (more...)
Devastated Bancroft says sorry for lying in ball-tampering scandal Devastated Bancroft says sorry for lying in ball-tampering scandal
- March 30, 2018

It was a failure of leadership", Smith said, choking back tears as he was comforted by his father Peter. He further wrote that mistakes have been made which have damaged cricket for which he apologises and takes responsibility. In handing out their tough punishment, Australian cricket chiefs bowed to uproar at home where sportsmen and women are held in high esteem and expected to act in the best interests of the game. (more...)
'I lied about sandpaper': Cameron Bancroft asks for forgiveness in emotional apology 'I lied about sandpaper': Cameron Bancroft asks for forgiveness in emotional apology
- March 30, 2018

I'm sorry", a tearful Smith said in a five-minute press conference after being sent home in disgrace from South Africa . "I made a serious error of judgment and I now understand the consequences". Bancroft said it did want to comment on other players , and denied he had ever tampered with a ball before. "I've had time to reflect on the events in Cape Town and on the punishments handed down to me by the ICC and CA", Bancroft said. (more...)
Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann QUITS IN TEARS after ball-tampering scandal Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann QUITS IN TEARS after ball-tampering scandal
- March 30, 2018

In the process, Smith and David Warner have been banned for a year each for their involvement while Cameron Bancroft - the man who did the deed - has been banned for nine months. "I really felt for Steve, as I saw him crying in front of the media, and all the players are really hurting", he said. Shit, I've had a great time coaching and coaching the Australian cricket team is a real high. (more...)
Tearful cricket coach Darren Lehmann quits to save his family from abuse
- March 30, 2018

Lehmann's resignation comes at the end of a tumultuous week for Australian cricket which saw Cricket Australia hand out one year bans to captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner following a ball tampering scandal that occurred during the third Test in Cape Town last week. (more...)
Magellan Financial ends Cricket Australia deal after ball-tampering scandal Magellan Financial ends Cricket Australia deal after ball-tampering scandal
- March 30, 2018

I'm absolutely devastated", he added. Angry and with his voice trembling at times, Australia's cricket chief announced Tuesday that team captain Steve Smith and two other players who plotted to cheat in a test in South Africa face " serious sanctions ", which could end the worldwide career of at least one of them. (more...)

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