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Powered by Anthony Davis, the Pelicans are risky

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Davis has been unbelievable in the box score department giving him Player of the Month honors for his February performances, averaging 35 points, 13 rebounds, 2.45 steals and 2.18 blocks. 3 seed spot in the Western Conference playoff race, depending on the outcome of 39-26 Portland's game at Golden State late Friday night. He also had a key three-pointer, which would send the Pelicans into a timeout to stop the bleeding. Read More »

Rabada faces suspension after Smith incident

Rabada found reverse swing shortly before tea and angled a length ball in at middle stump towards a shuffling Smith, who was struck on the back pad, in front of middle stump. Rabada took the attack to the Australians with six fours, proving an irritation with the bat following his excellent 5-96 with the ball in the Australian innings. Read More »

Valverde responds to speculation Neymar could return to Barcelona

Barcelona are still embroiled in a financial dispute over a bonus due to Neymar last summer, which the club cancelled when they believe it became clear he was moving to PSG. But since then, Barcelona has signed Ousmane Dembele for €125m and Philippe Coutinho for €142m, while PSG also bought Kylian Mbappe for €145m. "He could play at any club". Read More »

Brandon Jennings, Bucks Reportedly Agree to 10-Day Contract

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During his years with the Bucks, Jennings averaged 17.4 points, three rebounds, and six assists in over 30 minutes of play. As so often happens with an Achilles injury, Jennings struggled to regain his form and spent the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons playing for four different franchises before finding himself without an National Basketball Association job this past fall. Read More »

Australia Vows Fightback in Test

He will resume with Dean Elgar, who is 11 not out, today. A half century from Australian opener David Warner could not prevent South Africa from gaining the upper hand on the opening day of the second test on Friday as Kagiso Rabada claimed three quick wickets to peg back the visitors to 170 for six at tea. Read More »

Luis Robert Ruled Out 10 Weeks with Thumb Injury

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The White Sox announced Saturday that Robert, 20, will have his hand immobilized for six weeks. "Hopefully we can adjust that timetable when the cast comes off", he said. On the slide Wednesday, Robert said his hand, which made contact with the cleat of a Reds infielder covering the base, was in the wrong position. "Now this happened, and I feel bad", he said. Read More »

EPL: Conte speaks on leaving Chelsea for PSG

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But according to Metro Sport , Emery's time at the French club is close to being over. "So today I'm a better tactician than Emery?" he mused at his press conference ahead of a Saturday meeting with Eibar. Emery also responded to criticism from Julian Draxler, the Germany global having indicated the PSG coach was too cautious against Madrid. Emery, though, is not looking for scapegoats. Read More »

Manchester United still waiting for Sanchez to shine

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United scored twice through Marcus Rashford in the opening 24 minutes then produced a gritty, ultra-defensive display to grind out a 2-1 win over fierce rival Liverpool and strengthen second place in the Premier League . It was always going to be a clash of styles on Saturday, with United famously defensively sturdy under Mourinho and Liverpool prolific going forward under coach Juergen Klopp. Read More »

Sri Sri should teach peace to forces, not Kashmiris: DeM

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Syedah Aasiyah said that Sri Sri instead of preaching peace to the people of Kashmir should preach it to the government forces who have are being cruel to the people of Kashmir. Together we have to work for the mitigation of this pain to generate an atmosphere of peace here... When asked if he knew that Shankar was going to attend the programme, Bajad said he was not aware of it and that he came to know through a poster outside the venue. Read More »

Rabada charged for shoulder brush with Smith

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This year, Rabada added a fifth point to his name when he gave Shikhar Dhawan a send-off during an ODI at St George's Park last month. Rabada took the attack to the Australians with six fours, proving an irritation with the bat following his excellent 5-96 with the ball in the Australian innings. Read More »

Former NFL TE Chris Gedney dies at 47

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In the quarter-century since, while other fine players have manned the tight end spot, no one topped Gedney, who in 2002 earned a spot on SU's All-Century team and, nine years later, was named to the Greater Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame. Gedney had his most productive season with Arizona in 1997, establishing career highs with 23 receptions for four touchdowns while appearing in all 16 games, including three starts. Read More »

Bournemouth face winger woes ahead of Tottenham clash

Bournemouth have made full use of their compact Vitality Stadium since reaching the top flight for the first time to produce some memorable home results. We don't want to do disservice to Bournemouth , who have found a place in mid-table and should avoid relegation this season, but there are worse games that Dier could miss. Read More »

Iheanacho opens EPL goal account at Leicester

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Leicester City midfielder Matty James has urged his team mates to expect a hard test in Saturday's Premier League match at West Bromwich Albion , saying that the bottom side will be desperate for points in their fight to avoid relegation. Read More »

Moyes blasts West Ham fans: Gold is an old man

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In goal Moyes picks Joe Hart, with Adrian dropping to the bench, while Angelo Ogbonna and James Collins are the central defensive pairing. WEST HAM tensions boiled over during their home hammering by Burnley when one of the pitch invaders was punched by his own fans. Read More »

Huddersfield fail to break down 10-man Swansea

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Ayew, who's been highly-influential for the Swans in recent weeks, felt aggrieved because the Huddersfield midfielder was just as committed as him, but his boot was high, and the decision was an understandable one. Expectation among the home fans gave way to frustration, however, as the visitors repelled wave after wave of attacks from Huddersfield, whose striker Steve Mounie forced a brilliant reaction save out of Swansea goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski . Read More »

Here's why Sridevi's sister Srilatha has been silent about her death

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The tragic loss of Sridevi was mourned by the entire nation, but the late actress's sister Srilatha has been conspicuously silent. Legendary superstar Sridevi's unexpected demise shocked one and all. The report further said that a few properties that were bought from Sridevi's earnings were registered in her parents' name for tax purposes. The responsibilities of Family and Shooting for films is in the hands of Janhvi are shifted to her now such that the girl is needed to take the things ... Read More »

West Virginia Senate passes $4.4 billion budget, awaits House

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The 105-page bill makes it a felony to possess a bump stock or similar device, raises the age to buy rifles and shotguns to 21 statewide, and mandates a three-day wait on most gun transfers with some exceptions. "It's a baby step, but a huge step at the same time". Now, Pollard is happy the bill is finally moving through the Kentucky legislature. "It's nowhere near what we want, but it's progress and uplifting to see". Read More »

UConn announces decision to fire Kevin Ollie "for just cause"

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The University of CT issued a statement today saying they were moving to terminate men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie . UConn athletic director David Benedict said the program will immediately begin to search for its next head coach. The school cited "just cause" as a reason for Ollie's firing in a statement released Saturday morning. Ollie led the Huskies to their fourth title in his second season, 2013-14, but has struggled as UConn faces new and geographically disparate rivals in ... Read More »

Klopp: I'm allowed to spend as much money as I want

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Van Dijk has been an instant success with assured and authoritative displays in what had previously been a troublesome position for Klopp. "The reactions I've had already from fans, it's such a big game". "If you look at the table at the moment, it's a massive game for both of us, the fans and all the people around the world who'll watch the game". "There are two points difference between us in the table so it's massive". Read More »

Ronaldo is from another galaxy - Zidane

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Ronaldo, who scored in the 2-1 win at PSG on Tuesday as Real Madrid moved into the Champions League quarter-finals, has now scored 13 goals in his last seven games. But Ronaldo proved the difference again, the 33-year-old taking his tally for the season to 35 goals in 37 appearances. The early loss of Raphael Varane with a head injury upset Real's back four but still, seasoned campaigner Nacho came off the bench. Read More »

Thrown away: AP source: Browns trade QB Kizer to Packers

Steve and Jeffery think that the moves will still lead the Browns to pick a quarterback in the first round of the draft and that Tyrod Taylor will act as a stop gap for the next season. Landry, a three-time Pro Bowler, is a rare National Football League receiving talent - thus a great get for a Browns club bereft of reliable pass-game playmakers the past few seasons. Read More »

Snapshot for day 2 of the second Test

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The importance of their partnership was shown as soon as one of them was dismissed, Mitchell Starc's fourth ball after tea being a sensational late-swinging yorker that sent Amla's off-stump cartwheeling, with South Africa's first innings threatening to be derailed as four wickets tumbled for 28 runs. Read More »

Passport details must for loans of Rs 50 crore and above: Government

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With passport details, banks can take timely actions and inform authorities to prevent defaulters from fleeing the country. Department of Financial Services Secretary Rajiv Kumar announced the move in a tweet on Saturday. For existing loans, the passport details of the borrower will be collected by the bank within the next 45 days. Earlier this month, the Union Cabinet today approved the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill to deal with those who flee overseas after committing financial fraud. Read More »

Browns trade Danny Shelton, 2018 pick to Patriots for 2019 conditional pick

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Meanwhile, that's extremely good news for Bill Belichick's team. The Patriots coach has basically made it an offseason tradition to find key role players who he can obtain on the cheap. Shelton, 24, has upside based on his athleticism at his size. Unlike Friday's deals, where Dorsey simply turned draft capital into quarterback Tyrod Taylor , wide receiver Jarvis Landry and defensive back Damarious Randall , the Browns actually gave up a talented player in return to peanuts. Read More »

Mizzou F Jordan Barnett arrested by university police Friday night

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Missouri issued a statement but provided no additional details. Team spokesman Patrick Crawford said the program was aware Barnett was "involved in an incident last night" and had no further comment at this time. According to the Missouri student-athlete handbook, "consequences for driving under the influence" are a minimum one-week suspension for a first offense. Read More »

South Africa consolidate advantage the day the music died

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Kagiso Rabada is out of the remainder of the Test series against Australia unless he can overturn a level two charge for physical contact with the touring captain Steven Smith on day one in Port Elizabeth . The hearing will be conducted by International Cricket Council match referee Jeff Crowe . Both teams have played six Test at this venue, with Australia winning 3 and South Africa winning 3. Read More »

Vivint Solar (VSLR) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results

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A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on VSLR shares. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Vivint Solar from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. However the company reported $-0.5 earnings per share for the same quarter during past year. In other news, CEO David Bywater sold 25,177 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 22nd. Read More »

David Warner and Quinton de Kock fined after clash during first Test

Following Markram's dismissal, Rabada upped the ante as he took the attack to the Australian bowlers during his unbeaten 17-run stand with Dean Elgar before stumps was called. Warner's and de Kock's confrontation wasn't the only heated moment in the opening test, which was characterized by an aggressive fielding display by Australia and verbal exchanges between the teams that carried on off the field. Read More »

Vidic Q&A: United-Liverpool, Mou, Pogba, more

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The last four matches between the two teams have ended in a draw and the Red Devils manager has seen two 0-0's in their last three clashes. "He is one of the guys that I trust". "Liverpool have already qualified for the (Champions League) quarter-final and we still have 90 minutes or two hours of a big fight to try to be there". Read More »

Pochettino learnt his lesson from Juve

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I'm only describing the situation, how they behaved, because I like to learn and to improve. "The chances that we had, we weren't capable to score more than one goal". "Before the game it was Agnelli, after the game it was Agnelli, Marotta". "I saw at half-time how they put pressure on the referee", said Pochettino. Read More »

South Africa 110-2 vs. Australia, Rabada faces possible ban

On Feb 2017, he made a deliberate contact with Sri Lanka's Niroshan Dickwella and was charged with three demerit points and 50 per cent of the match fee. The cheery melodies were able to be heard on Fox Sports' live TV broadcast of the game for the entire day, piercing through the "deathly quiet" crowd as Australia's batsmen poked around before collapsing to 243 in the third session. Read More »

Federer hopes to avenge loss to Delbonis

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Down the line forehand on the run with plenty of zip from Rafa Nadal, straight drive past the bowler from Sachin Tendulkar , cover drive while keeping the bat steady and bisecting the field by Virat Kohli , release on three-point jumper from Steph Curry and high-arching flop shot from Phil Mickelson are (or were) one of the most handsome shots in sports. Read More »

Neymar wants to return to Barca, say Spanish reports

However, Valverde has said the situation is "hypothetical" - but he did not rule it out. Neymar speculation has exploded on Friday morning after two separate reports in Spain gave two huge potential updates about his future. Barcelona are still embroiled in a financial dispute over a bonus due to Neymar last summer, which the club cancelled when they believe it became clear he was moving to PSG. Read More »