Saturday November 17-th, 2018

Serena out in Miami as Osaka wins in straight sets Serena out in Miami as Osaka wins in straight sets

As the Williams sisters dueled in Indian Wells, prominent coach and tennis analyst Darren Cahill said women shouldn't be "penalized for giving birth". "It's a kind of punishment " - the words of Blake when asked about Serena's non-seeding and WTA ...

Construction of World Cup stadium in Samara behind schedule Construction of World Cup stadium in Samara behind schedule

Sergei and Julia Skripal, who were poisoned in Salisbury on March 4, are in critical condition until now. Adidas Soccer revealed on Tuesday the away jerseys that will be worn by the national teams during their participation in the World Cup in Ru...

Rain helps West Indies to qualify for the World Cup Rain helps West Indies to qualify for the World Cup

God willing, I'll be there next year", said Gayle. "There is obviously some emotion in our change room because we faired really well in this tournament and had shown what we are capable of", said Coetzer, whose team went unbeaten through the first ...

NFL Draft: Jets head honchos attend Sam Darnold's pro day NFL Draft: Jets head honchos attend Sam Darnold's pro day

Darnold had a strong showing at the USC Pro Day making strong and accurate throws both in the pocket and on the move both in the rain and in normal conditions. Darnold is far from a flawless prospect, but he has a live arm, the kind of poise and lead...

Former boss tips Cristiano Ronaldo to make China move Former boss tips Cristiano Ronaldo to make China move

That is only three behind Messi, who scored his 25th as Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao 2-0. "If people give me that name, I am glad". "It's important for him and for us, too". After Ronaldo was involved in an incident at the 2006 World Cup that r...

Erik and Melinda Karlsson thankful for support after death of son Erik and Melinda Karlsson thankful for support after death of son

They announced in November that they were expecting their first child, with Melinda writing on Instagram that it was "the most exciting news we have ever received". Defenceman Mark Boroweicki said he couldn't even imagine what the Karlssons a...

March 20 National Basketball Association roundup: Rockets top Blazers March 20 National Basketball Association roundup: Rockets top Blazers

But the Blazers rallied with a 9-0 run, capped by CJ McCollum's floater with 28 seconds left to pull within 113-111. The Eastern Conference leading Toronto Raptors erased an eight-point fourth-quarter deficit to down the Magic in Orlando 93-86.

PCP: Who will win the NCAA Tournament? PCP: Who will win the NCAA Tournament?

The UMBC Retrievers became the first No. 16 seed in the history of the men's tournament to beat a No. 1 seed, defeating Virginia in the first round Friday night. One of the coolest things to watch is when people get behind the lower seeded scho...

Diego Costa urges Antoine Griezmann to stay at Atletico Madrid Diego Costa urges Antoine Griezmann to stay at Atletico Madrid

Manchester United attempted to sign Griezmann last summer, but the Atletico man stayed loyal to the capital club and refused to leave them in the lurch while they were under a transfer embargo. "He knows he's an important player for Atletico", Costa...

Ten players likely to be shown door at Man Utd this summer Ten players likely to be shown door at Man Utd this summer

Manchester United are consulting supporters about how to improve the atmosphere at Old Trafford. "I'm doing my best and I'm happy to work with him, I'm happy to be part of his team, this club". "I remember him getting subbed quite a bit at Southa...

Manchester United considering handing out song sheets to improve Old Trafford atmosphere

Young is hopeful of cementing a place in the World Cup squad. Asked if Shaw can fight his way back into Mourinho's plans, Young said: "Yes, of course". "The injury is a big thing and he does seem a bit mentally fragile but, be it due to the injury ...

Kyle Korver Takes Leave of Absence from Cavaliers After Brother's Death Kyle Korver Takes Leave of Absence from Cavaliers After Brother's Death

Kyle Korver left the team Friday to be with his brother, who became seriously ill last week, then rejoined the team Monday, Cleveland.com reported. Kirk Korver, the youngest of the Korver brothers of Pella, has died at the age of 27. "We had a lot ...

Lions sign Windsor native Luke Willson Lions sign Windsor native Luke Willson

But that was unconfirmed Tuesday night. He played his college ball at Rice, and was picked by the Seahawks in the fifth round of the 2013 draft. In five years with Seattle, Willson recorded 89 receptions for 1,129 yards and 11 touchdowns, plus anot...

Mark Carney, G-20 Watchdog, Focuses on Cryptocurrency Rules Review Mark Carney, G-20 Watchdog, Focuses on Cryptocurrency Rules Review

Japan told its G20 counterparts that protectionism benefits no country and was among key risks to the global economy as it would shrink trade, Kihara told reporters on Monday after attending the first day of the two-day gathering. "There hasn't be...

Trae Young Going Pro Trae Young Going Pro

Following an 11-20 season previous year, Young was the catalyst behind the Sooners going 18-14 this season and reaching the first round of the NCAA tournament. He became the first major-conference player to total 800 points and 250 assists in the sam...

Man Utd trigger one-year Ashley Young extension Man Utd trigger one-year Ashley Young extension

But Young admits he is desperate to see Shaw succeed at United and reckons his team-mate can become a world beater - if he puts the hard work in. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is "rattled" and "outdated" and no longer the special ma...

Golfer Shubhankar ready for WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Golfer Shubhankar ready for WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play

Woods sure looks like he's going to be a victor again on the PGA Tour sooner than later after he tied for fifth last week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational , his third straight event at T12 or better. The entire draw was revealed Monday night on the...

Pope dreaming of a World Cup place Pope dreaming of a World Cup place

He was then second choice at Burnley until injury to Tom Heaton , another on the fringes of worldwide selection, saw him thrust into Premier League action earlier this season. "But it allowed me to get into the men's game and play men's football...

National Football League sets new definition for controversial catch rule National Football League sets new definition for controversial catch rule

The NFL experienced both controversy and low ratings last season - and not just because of the catch rule . And then we applied that to the rule. He added that only indisputable video evidence will change the call on the field rather than the pr...

Kyrie Irving knee flaring up, to get second opinion Kyrie Irving knee flaring up, to get second opinion

Griffin led six Detroit players in double figures, finishing with 26 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists before sitting out most of the final quarter. Terry Rozier waltzed up court and hit a pull-up three. Boston is dealing with injuries and they...

Frank Bruno Issues Joseph Parker Warning To Anthony Joshua Frank Bruno Issues Joseph Parker Warning To Anthony Joshua

It's the former fight however (Wilder vs Joshua) that everyone wants next - but it doesn't look like it will happen right away. Victory will require the New Zealander to be at his very best but Parker is being heavily tipped to provide Joshua with ...

Kyrie Irving getting 2nd opinion on potential knee surgery Kyrie Irving getting 2nd opinion on potential knee surgery

With a lack of progress with his sore left knee, Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving will travel for a second opinion on the ailment later this week, head coach Brad Stevens confirmed Tuesday. "He's out because of knee soreness, not because we're c...

Del Potro edges Federer in sets to win Indian Wells title Del Potro edges Federer in sets to win Indian Wells title

Federer hasn't started a season so well since 2006, when he won his first 16 matches en route to a 92-5 record. The Indian Wells Masters' reigning champion will face Juan Martín del Potro (Argentina) in the final of this tennis tournament.

Liverpool to reject Real Madrid bid for Salah Liverpool to reject Real Madrid bid for Salah

Mark Lawrenson has named his top 10 most influential Liverpool players of all-time, but who makes the cut? After losing Philippe Coutinho for £145m in the January transfer window, Liverpool will be reluctant to let Salah leave any time soon.

Shami-Jahan saga: London-based Mohammed bhai denies fixing allegations Shami-Jahan saga: London-based Mohammed bhai denies fixing allegations

The BCCI on their part is probing the charges levelled against Shami of taking money from a United Kingdom based person named Mohammad bhai through a woman of Pakistani origin named Alishba. "I personally don't know Mohammed Bhai and have nothing t...

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