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Barshim wins silver at IAAF Indoor Worlds in Birmingham Barshim wins silver at IAAF Indoor Worlds in Birmingham
- March 03, 2018

Hours after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) restored Russia's membership on Wednesday, it was double delight for the nation at the World Indoor Championships, with Danil Lysenko and Mariya Latiskene both bagging gold in the men's and women's high jump disciplines. (more...)
Wood back with a bang as Burnley end barren run Wood back with a bang as Burnley end barren run
- March 03, 2018

A tight opening to the game in sub-zero temperatures saw the away team create the first chance at goal a quarter-of-an-hour into the contest. Gylfi Sigurdsson expertly weaved his way to the by-line before cutting the ball back for Theo Walcott, only for the England worldwide to sky the ball over the crossbar from close range. (more...)
Starc and Lyon rock SA to put Australia on top Starc and Lyon rock SA to put Australia on top
- March 03, 2018

That gave the Aussies their large first-innings lead and the early momentum in the first four-test series played between the countries since 1970. But once de Kock fell, bowled by Lyon after he played down the wrong line, the hosts collapsed, as Starc weaved his magic with a devastating spell of reverse swing bowling at serious pace. (more...)
Conviction in fatal school bathroom attack overturned by Delaware Supreme Court Conviction in fatal school bathroom attack overturned by Delaware Supreme Court
- March 03, 2018

Delaware's Supreme Court on Thursday overturned the guilty verdict of 17 year old Trinity Carr after the teen girl was found guilty in the high school student death of Amy Inita Joyner-Francis , following a 2016 school bathroom beating. (more...)
Wilfred Ndidi: 'Leicester City not under pressure' Wilfred Ndidi: 'Leicester City not under pressure'
- March 03, 2018

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has insisted that his team are "not under any pressure" to pick up a win at home to Bournemouth on Saturday afternoon. "We speak about Wilfred, last week we spoke about Maguire". Leicester City progressed further than any other English side in Europe's elite club competition last season . (more...)
Westbrook takes over in crunch time to lead Thunder over Suns Westbrook takes over in crunch time to lead Thunder over Suns
- March 03, 2018

Magic 115, Pistons 106: Aaron Gordon had 27 points and 13 rebounds to help Orlando stop a seven-game losing streak with an overtime victory over visiting Detroit. Oklahoma City won at Phoenix for the first time since February 8, 2016. The goal of the league's "Last Two Minute" report is to identify any mistakes that were made in the last two minutes of games that were within three points or the last two minutes of any applicable overtime period. (more...)
Scarlet Knights Top Hoosiers In Big Ten Tournament Scarlet Knights Top Hoosiers In Big Ten Tournament
- March 03, 2018

The game that's now happening would be a big upset, however. BC-BKC-B10-Rutgers-Indiana, 2nd Ld-Writethru, 755B1G moment: Rutgers upsets Indiana in conference tournamentAP Photo NYJJ122, NYJJ120, NYJJ119, NYJJ116, NYJJ118, NYJJ117, NYJJ114Eds: Rutgers 76, Indiana 69. (more...)
Josh Rosen says he's 'absolutely' the best player in the NFL Draft Josh Rosen says he's 'absolutely' the best player in the NFL Draft
- March 03, 2018

USC's Sam Darnold measured in with some of the smallest hands among the so-called fantastic five. Many personnel evaluators around the league have said this year's group has tried to show elite-level confidence in the informal interviews at the combine, even more than the usual confidence the position requires to succeed. (more...)
Alexander Zverev smashes racket, gifts it to a spectator at Acapulco Alexander Zverev smashes racket, gifts it to a spectator at Acapulco
- March 03, 2018

Anderson, of Johannesburg, won the New York Open crown two weeks ago and has plenty of confidence heading into Saturday's final. "When you're out there, you're not really thinking about finals and what happened before". "I was very happy with how I played", said Zverev, who saved all four break points he faced. Tsurenko frittered away six match points before finally booking her spot in the final. (more...)
Evacuation order lifted as storm causes little damage Evacuation order lifted as storm causes little damage
- March 03, 2018

The area was left charred in December because of the Thomas fire , which burned 440 square miles, destroyed more than 100 structures and killed two people. Friday morning, county emergency officials have lifted the mandatory evacuation orders for the Santa Barbara coastal areas; residents are free to return home. (more...)
High school seeks restraining order against Jonathan Martin
- March 03, 2018

According to The Blast , the Workplace Violence Prevention order was filed against Martin on Thursday, listing the president of the school, Rick Commons, as a potential target of Martin's. He was detained by police in what was treated as a " serious threat " by the LAPD. Martin's post was taken by the school as a threat, and led them to shut down classes on Friday as a precaution. (more...)
Brendon Hartley: 'Honda flawless at Toro Rosso so far' Brendon Hartley: 'Honda flawless at Toro Rosso so far'
- March 03, 2018

The Frenchman may have ended the day with the tenth fastest time, but he was happy that the Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda partnership has seemingly started on the front foot, with Gasly completing two hundred and twenty-nine laps between his two days in the vehicle. (more...)
Salomon Rondon: West Brom still believe Salomon Rondon: West Brom still believe
- March 03, 2018

We are growing as a defensive unit and I can see that continuing this weekend. If this had come two weeks ago it could have been awful, but we have players coming back to fitness now. "Saturday is a tough game, a massive game - but it's even more massive if we take the win and the three points". "It really would be a miracle now if we are to escape relegation". (more...)
Real Madrid coach Zidane defends Isco's behaviour in Espanyol clash Real Madrid coach Zidane defends Isco's behaviour in Espanyol clash
- March 03, 2018

Isco has managed just six goals in 32 appearances this season as he appears to have mirrored Real Madrid's patchy form, as the club now sit in third place in La Liga 15 points adrift of leaders Barcelona after a less than impressive league campaign to date. (more...)
VAR likely to get the nod for 2018 Football World Cup VAR likely to get the nod for 2018 Football World Cup
- March 03, 2018

If we are going to kill this emotion I think we are going to change the game". It's a different type of incident and use to the previous three games discussed, but despite VAR being in place the correct decision was still not reached. When Rochdale visited Wembley to play Spurs on Wednesday night in an FA Cup fifth round replay, VAR was in use in front of the BT Sport cameras and once again football became a laughing stock. (more...)
Antonio Conte accuses Chelsea board of lacking 'ambition' in transfer market
- March 03, 2018

While Chelsea were losing at Old Trafford, Guardiola was collecting his first silverware in England with victory over Arsenal in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley. We did it well. Tensions between Conte and the Chelsea hierarchy have been building since last summer's troubled transfer window, and the Italian's numerous pointed comments about the club's recruitment policy have strained relations to the extent that he is widely expected to leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the campaign. (more...)
Tottenham keep an eye on Reus situation Tottenham keep an eye on Reus situation
- March 03, 2018

Tottenham Hotspur are considering a move for Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus, according to the Mirror . Since signing from Borussia Monchengladbach in the summer of 2012, Reus has racked up one hundred and ninety-three appearances in all competitions, scoring ninety-one goals. (more...)
United Kingdom 96 Ole Miss 78 United Kingdom 96 Ole Miss 78
- March 03, 2018

Louis. Although a struggle early, the Wildcats (21-9, 10-7) defeated Ole Miss 96-78 Wednesday night and remained in contention for one of the top four seeds in the league tournament next week in St. 8-for-18 - Kentucky's 3-point shooting, including two makes apiece for Knox, Gabriel, Green and Hamidou Diallo . "Quade was good", Calipari said. (more...)
NZ win toss, bowl against England NZ win toss, bowl against England
- March 03, 2018

On a slow wicket in Wellington, the Black Caps' bowling attack - particularly seamers Colin de Grandhomme and Colin Munro and spinner Ish Sodhi - had a field day with the tourists. As England moved to 166 for four with 10 overs to face, Stokes' patience ran out and when he tried to pick up the pace, he lifted Sodhi to long off and was gone for 38 off 73 balls. (more...)
JR Smith Suspended Over Soup Attack JR Smith Suspended Over Soup Attack
- March 03, 2018

Jones, a former Cleveland guard, has been with the Cavs as a coach since 2014 after working his way up from the franchise's G-League squad. There has been no explanation for why Smith would throw soup at Jones. Lue filled Smith's shooting guard slot with Rodney Hood, who bucketed five of his 14 attempts and finished with 11 points, five rebounds and five assists. (more...)
World indoor gold for Katarina Johnson-Thompson World indoor gold for Katarina Johnson-Thompson
- March 03, 2018

Muir, the reigning European Indoor 1500m and 3000m champion, will again face a tough test in her favoured event from Dibaba and Sifan Hassan who took 3,000m gold and silver ahead of her on Thursday and are also doubling up. The Scot would dearly love to deny the Ethiopian a golden double but even in the quickest heat in the competition's history, she was doing everything to hold something in reserve for what will be her third race inside 72 hours. (more...)
Shevchenko To Morata: Work On Your Finishing Shevchenko To Morata: Work On Your Finishing
- March 03, 2018

Morata has scored 10 goals and made six assists in the Premier League this season but he has not found the net in his last 10 outings for the Blues in all competitions. "It's a hard moment for Chelsea but they still have a chance to qualify for the next step of the Champions League, the Barcelona game is still open". (more...)
Winx wins again in 16th Group One success Winx wins again in 16th Group One success
- March 03, 2018

Prized Icon and Classic Uniform finished second and third respectively in the 1600m race with Winx's jockey Hugh Bowman talking down the victory to some extent. "To see her come back like this is very special". The champion was at $1.06 with the TAB on Thursday and if she was to stay at that quote, it would be the shortest price she has ever started. (more...)
Mourinho expects Ibrahimovic to leave Manchester United Mourinho expects Ibrahimovic to leave Manchester United
- March 03, 2018

Ibrahimovic, who scored 28 times last season, did make a comeback, featuring in seven games between late November and St Stephen's Day, when he was taken off at half-time against Burnley . Naturally enough, on their third manager in five seasons, it is more hard for any one individual to implement such a stringent approach to recruitment at United now. (more...)
Coach fired for rejecting recruit over Colorado pot laws Coach fired for rejecting recruit over Colorado pot laws
- March 03, 2018

A Texas collegiate baseball coach was sacked for rejecting a potential player because his home state of Colorado legalized marijuana. The coach, Mike Jeffcoat , sent that email to Cherokee Trail High School senior Gavin Bell on February 20th, according to KDVR. (more...)
Ten Tigers Set to Participate at NFL Combine Ten Tigers Set to Participate at NFL Combine
- March 03, 2018

Among the noteworthy measurements Wednesday were those for Texas offensive tackle Connor Williams, Ohio State center Billy Price and Notre Dame guard Quenton Nelson - each projected as first-round picks in NFLDraftScout.com's dueling mock drafts . (more...)
Papa John's (PZZA) Stock Dips As Q4 Domestic Sales Sink Papa John's (PZZA) Stock Dips As Q4 Domestic Sales Sink
- March 03, 2018

Months after blaming the NFL's "poor leadership" when it comes to this season's protests during the national anthem for their declining sales, Papa John's is officially ending its 10-year sponsorship the league. 12 days later and after Papa John's stock dropped 12 percent, Schnatter apologized for his comments. Papa John's new CEO, Steve Ritchie, is scheduled to deliver his first quarterly results for the company after the market closes today. (more...)
NCAA committee proposes weird new rule for kickoffs and touchbacks NCAA committee proposes weird new rule for kickoffs and touchbacks
- March 03, 2018

The Rules Committee proposed a number of other rules as well, including one that would prevent offensive players from blocking below the waist more than five yards downfield and another that would treat penalties during field goals like ones during extra points, giving teams the option to enforce them on the following kickoff. (more...)
Cal women's basketball opens with Washington in Pac-12 Tournament Cal women's basketball opens with Washington in Pac-12 Tournament
- March 03, 2018

I admit that. But there is more afoot with wanting to see the Washington Basketball team in the NCAA Tournament than homerism. Annika Jank added 12 points and eight rebounds for eighth-seeded Colorado (15-15), which plays top-seeded and sixth-ranked OR in the quarterfinals on Friday. (more...)
Every single player would love to play for Liverpool - Sadio Mane Every single player would love to play for Liverpool - Sadio Mane
- March 03, 2018

But the former Southampton player now has proposed that despite the fact that this term it is hard to get ahead of the leaders Manchester City who are 15 points ahead with one game in hand but his team can claim the second spot behind them with 10 matches still left. (more...)

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