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Busta, Zverev reach Miami Open semi-finals

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Sascha faced those two break points right in the second game of the match, the first after a 22-stroke rally and the second when Coric missed a forehand, bringing the game home with an ace to repel the danger. "It was an awesome match, no?" Watch Full Match Replays It will be their first FedEx ATP Head2Head meeting after Carreno Busta outlasted Kevin Anderson 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (6) earlier Thursday. Read More »

Starc ruled out of IPL with stress fracture

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In 2017 a stress fracture sustained during Australia's tour of India had ruled him out of the final two Tests of the four-match series. "He will return home for further assessment after the Test and will miss the IPL ", Cricket Australia announced on Twitter. Read More »

Nick Markakis hits 3-run walk-off home run for Braves

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He said he felt the momentum shift in the dugout after Freeman's home run. That's what we're going to have to do. Freeman scored on passed ball with Preston Tucker batting and then Tucker singled in the tying run. In an attempt to be more consistent, Foltynewicz has gone to a modified stretch even when runners aren't on base. So was the performance by some Braves relievers oh-too familiar. Read More »

Crystal Palace vs Liverpool - Betting Tips and Predictions

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Joe Gomez picked up a niggle and could be out up to a month while midfielder Emre Can is suffering from a back injury and might not be risked for this game. "The last time I went to Crystal Palace they beat us". The Reds haven't completed a Premier League double over Palace since the 1997-98 campaign. Read More »

Lehmann resigns as Aussie coach

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Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann reacts as he briefs media at the Wanderes stadium in Johanneburg, South Africa March 29, 2018. Cricket.com.au broke news of his shock departure late on Thursday night, as Cricket Australia struggles to deal with the fallout from side's attempted cheating during the third test in Cape Town , as well as the loss of sponsors and ongoing reputational damage, with three players sent home in disgrace, including former captain Steve Smith and ... Read More »

Darren Lehmann steps down from Australia head coach role

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Despite telling media yesterday that I'm not resigning, after viewing Steve and Cameron's hurting it is only fair that I make this decision. Lehmann and 12th man Peter Handscomb were captured speaking on walkie talkies before the umpires intervened, sparking fears the coach was involved amid long-term concerns over the team's behaviour. Read More »

Tearful Australia coach Lehmann quits over cheat scandal

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It's a game that I believe should be played in the purest form. It is something I will regret for the rest of my life. "I'm sorry and I'm absolutely devastated". "He's done a very good job with the side but has a very narrow view of the way players should conduct themselves", Maxwell said. "What happened down there has certainly created additional urgency that something needs to be done as quickly as possible", chief executive David Richardson said on Thursday. Read More »

Van Gaal praises Guardiola

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United now trail neighbours Manchester City by 16 points in the Premier League, but van Gaal believes he would have been able to narrow the gap if he was given more money time at the club. I still do not blame him'. Jose called LVG's football "boring", but so had a lot of people in fairness. "What I find wrong is when a CEO says 'we're totally happy with you, do not believe the press, '" he is quoted as saying in German publication, Bild . Read More »

Australia cricket coach Lehmann to quit after South Africa series

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Even Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has condemned the team, describing fielder Cameron Bancroft's attempts to tamper with the ball by using sandpaper as a "shocking affront to Australia ". "I think it's quite a strong message for everyone". "I apologise for my part and take responsibility for it". His days as an global sportsman are over. Read More »

Durant ejected again for Warriors

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Durant was upset that a foul was not called during his drive to the basket right before halftime with his Golden State Warriors trailing. Durant fell to the court and then immediately got up and into the face of Maddox. A 16th technical foul results in an automatic one-game suspension. A moment later, as Durant kept talking, Maddux issued a second technical, rather theatrically, sending Durant to the locker room for the rest of the night. Read More »

Disgraced skipper Smith to face the music in Australia

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Former England captain Michael Vaughan leapt on the latter point, writing on Twitter: "Interesting to see how one demonstrated how a ball could be artificially altered ...!" Cricket Australia's chief executive James Sutherland has arrived in Johannesburg for crisis talks and is expected to provide an update on Tuesday evening, United Kingdom time, with Warner's position, as well as that of captain Steve Smith and coach Darren Lehmann, thought to be at risk. Read More »

JR Smith breaks out of 'ruff' times with therapy dog

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The Cavs bounced back after looking flat in a 98-79 loss to the Heat in Miami on Tuesday with a dominant 118-105 win over the Hornets in Charlotte on Wednesday. I think it was the canine."Larry Drew coached LeBron and MichaelLeBron James will look to set a new National Basketball Association record for consecutive games with at least 10 points Friday at home against the New Orleans Pelicans .James and Michael Jordan are sitting at 866". Read More »

LeBron James ties Michael Jordan's double-digit scoring mark

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Charlotte is headed for the lottery. Our aggression was there the whole game , so I think that's what got us off to a hot start in the second half and we pulled away. Cleveland trailed by as many as 23 points, connecting on just 29-of-80 from the field and coughing up 15 turnovers for 21 Heat points. "I've stayed available, obviously", James said following a 41-point, 10-rebound, 8-assist performance in a win over the Hornets. Read More »

Koke: Isco Would Have Continuity at Atletico Madrid

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Defeat at Villarreal before the worldwide break left Atletico 11 points behind LaLiga leaders Barcelona, with Koke conceding the title race is over. "Barca would have to lose four games and they not have lost any". Tuesday's match took place at Atletico's Wanda Metropolitano and Koke would seemingly be happy to see Isco play there more often. "I have not been hiding", Koke said. Read More »

Warriors' Kevin Durant ejected after two straight technicals

With just over 10 seconds to play in the half, Durant drove to the basket and appeared to be fouled, but there was no whistle. No call. Durant slapped his hands on the floor in frustration. Durant's ejection marks his fifth of the year, and the double tech gives him 14 on the season. This marked Durant's return after missing the past five games because of a rib injury . Read More »

Roger Federer named World Sportsman of the Year

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He walked away with two prizes, also taking the Comeback of the Year . 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. Read More »

Steve Bould states his prediction for Arsenal v Stoke

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Bould was bombarded by journalists keen to know the fate of Arsenals embattled coach. Arsenal assistant manager Steve Bould says he has "never met anybody as hungry and determined" as Arsene Wenger , in a stern defence of the Arsenal manager. Read More »

Arsenal boss Wenger loses his voice ahead of Stoke clash

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Arsenal assistant manager Steve Bould has admitted that he is "unsure" whether Alexandre Lacazette will be fit to face Stoke City in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. Wenger's side will take on Russian outfit CSKA Moscow in the Europa League quarter-finals next month. "He's doing a great job as far as I'm concerned and he's done a great job for an bad long time", former Arsenal defender Bould added. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas expected to miss four months after undergoing hip surgery

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Hip surgery will add even more uncertainty to Thomas' free agency this summer, but it's the best move for his long-term future. According to the Lakers, Thomas should recover from the procedure in four months, which will have him healthy in plenty of time for the start of the 2018-19 National Basketball Association regular season. Read More »

Kim Jong Un To Meet South Korea's President In April Summit

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Last year, the U.N. Security Council passed three rounds of sanctions against North Korea in response to its missile and nuclear tests. Instead, it will ensue more global pressure and a possible military strike by the US. In his reaction, Trump tweeted "For years and through many administrations, everyone said that peace and the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula was not even a small possibility". Read More »

Morgan, Stokes help England level series

They will be buoyed by the fact that they could - and perhaps should - have beaten New Zealand even when not at their best and the returning players not involved in the recent T20 series - Woakes, Ben Stokes , Moeen Ali and Jonny Bairstow - should be better for the hit out. Read More »

Former Skyline High star Daniel Brickley signs with Los Angeles Kings

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After that, Brickley met with a number of National Hockey League teams before deciding on the Kings. He also played for the USA team at the 2017 world championships. Brickley is the nephew of former Boston Bruins forward Andy Brickley. The 2016 fifth-round pick by the Kings led all Huskies in goals (17), ranked tied for second in points (39) and tied for third in assists (22) last season. Read More »

Penn State crushes Utah to claim title — NIT

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With 120, the senior closed his collegiate career with the most made 3-pointers in Big Ten history, passing Shawn Respert of Michigan State, who made 119 during the 1994-95 season. Stevens and Carr continued to do what they've done all season long, hitting jumpers and dishing to open teammates. The Utes were making plenty of contested shots in the opening 10 minutes of the contest. Read More »

Otto Porter Suffered A Sprained Ankle During Washington's Game Against Detroit

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While it appears a return is imminent, the Wizards are likely going to err on the side of caution and wait until Saturday's matchup with the Hornets to bring Wall back into the fold. The Wizards weren't done. They weren't threatened the rest of the way. Second-year forward Henry Ellenson picked up some of Griffin's minutes and chipped in nine points and five rebounds off the bench. Read More »

My Future As Arsenal's Manager Is Not My Concern- Arsene Wenger

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It is apparent that something has to change at the Emirates and fast - whether that be letting Wenger go or with a major upheaval of the club's playing staff. Does it stop you sleeping that my position is certain or uncertain? With Monreal unavailable it looks like Sead Kolasinac will be recalled to the starting eleven on Thursday night with the Bosnian global set to start his first league game of 2018. Read More »

The first pitch of the Major League Baseball season was a Cubs homer

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Heck, Cubs outfielder Ian Happ homered on the very first pitch of the Major League Baseball regular season. Happ's homer was part of a three-run first inning for the Cubs. It is also the first time all teams are scheduled to play on Opening Day since 1968. He got the first two batters he faced out to finish off the fourth inning, and, after recording his second career at bat, he worked around a walk and double to post a scoreless frame in the bottom half of the fifth inning. Read More »

Aussie sevens captain 'coward punched' in Sydney

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Stannard only took over the Australian sevens captaincy in recent weeks following the injury to regular captain Lewis Holland, who will miss the Commonwealth Games. He is due to captain Australia at the looming Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast , where rugby sevens matches will take place between April 13 and 15. Read More »

Lamar Jackson prefers game speed to the 40-yard dash

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Jackson, who has chosen not to hire an agent, skipped the 40 at the NFL Scouting Combine earlier this month. In the eyes of NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock, everything you need to know about former Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson can be summed up by what opposing defensive coaches. Read More »

Wilson named AP women's college basketball player of the year

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Balloting was done before the NCAA Tournament. The two honors are her third and fourth national player of the year awards this season - the first two came from USA Today and espnW - and both are widely recognized to be two of the most prestigious awards in the sport. Read More »

Steelers confirm Ryan Shazier will not play in 2018

Pittsburgh picked up Shazier's fifth year option prior to the 2017 season. But this is a clear sign the Steelers feel like he can help them win this season and that is more valuable than whatever they could get in return. Bryant has one year left on his rookie contract and had an important role in the offense last season. After such a serious injury, they would prefer him to take every precaution and fully rehabilitate before he even considers stepping back onto the field. Read More »