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Arsenal coach hails Wenger's hunger and determination Arsenal coach hails Wenger's hunger and determination
- March 30, 2018

It's a pleasure for me to sit next to him". "I will use him as a central defender in a three or in midfield". Behind closed doors I've never met anybody who is as hungry and determined to win football games. He surprisingly made the squad for Euro 2016, despite playing just three times for Arsenal during the 2015/16 season, and went on to appear in three of England's four matches. (more...)
After Sportsman of the Year award, Roger Federer causes Laureus website crash
- March 30, 2018

Serena, who also gave birth to her first child in 2017, is now the most decorated female Laureus Award victor with five Laureus statuettes. He has won seven trophies since returning to the court, including 2 grand slams, and became world number one again by winning the Australian open 5.5 years after he lifted it the last time. (more...)
Xi, Kim meeting raises questions; cause for optimism in Asia Xi, Kim meeting raises questions; cause for optimism in Asia
- March 30, 2018

Though Chinese officials had refused to confirm Kim's presence, there were also reports about heavy security on the China-North Korea border and later at a a guesthouse where prominent North Koreans have stayed in the past. Between Washington's continued pressure and the pressure posed by North Korea's continued nuclear advancements, China has found itself increasingly sidelined on the Korean Peninsula. (more...)
Cockermouth's Ben Stokes stars in England's six-wicket win over New Zealand Cockermouth's Ben Stokes stars in England's six-wicket win over New Zealand
- March 30, 2018

New Zealand made some of their own trouble, too, with four run-outs blotting a faulty scorecard which was partially resuscitated by a maiden ODI half-century from in-form Mitch Santner (63no) in a ninth-wicket stand of 69 with Lockie Ferguson. (more...)
ANA Inspiriation: Japan's Ayaka Uehara takes early ANA Inspiration lead ANA Inspiriation: Japan's Ayaka Uehara takes early ANA Inspiration lead
- March 30, 2018

The Stockport-born golfer is four shots off the lead after carding a two under 70. Uehara birdied her final two holes. "The fans were the only reason why I finished the way I did", Thompson said. It was 2003, and Wie played grown-up golf between giggling discourses on Oreo cookies and Krispy Kreme doughnuts. She finished with eight birdies. "Now I have confidence", she said. (more...)
5-star Syracuse recruit Darius Bazley will go to G League instead 5-star Syracuse recruit Darius Bazley will go to G League instead
- March 30, 2018

The G-League, formerly the NBA Developmental League, is a 26-team league with teams in locales such as Portland, Maine; Canton, Ohio; Lakeland, Florida; and Frisco, Texas. " ... Whenever I'm at basketball camps, I never hear any discussion about going from high school to the G League". Boeheim asked. "Have you gone to a G-League game?" This is strictly basketball. (more...)
Arsene Wenger 'turned the whole world down' to stay at Arsenal Arsene Wenger 'turned the whole world down' to stay at Arsenal
- March 30, 2018

My worry is to get the team focused and ready for tomorrow's game. "We are in that kind of situation where you want to focus on the next game". "I don't ask if your position is reviewed at the end of the season". Wenger's men were completely outclassed by the Premier League leaders in the Carabao Cup final, leading to many pundits tearing into the club after the embarrassment. (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

Jose Abreu also belted a two-run shot in the fourth to start Chicago's comeback from a 4-0 deficit. One of the people who gave him some tips was former White Sox slugger Paul Konerko, so perhaps this is the year Davidson will put it all together and bust out. (more...)
Shohei Ohtani: Will DH on Thursday Shohei Ohtani: Will DH on Thursday
- March 30, 2018

While Ohtani won't make his first start on the mound until Sunday, he was in the lineup on Thursday at designated hitter. At the dish this season, our models project Ohtani for a.271 batting average, with 12 homers, 38 runs scored, and 40 RBI over 378 plate appearances. (more...)
Cubs hit home run on first pitch of Major League Baseball season Cubs hit home run on first pitch of Major League Baseball season
- March 30, 2018

As he crossed home plate, Rizzo patted his chest and pointed to the sky. Six weeks after 17 students were shot to death at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the Major League Baseball season opened in Miami and students at the Parkland, Fla., high school were not far from the thoughts of the baseball players. (more...)
Steve Bould has no doubts about Arsene Wenger's commitment Steve Bould has no doubts about Arsene Wenger's commitment
- March 30, 2018

Wenger, speaking to BeIN Sports during the worldwide break, claimed some of the negativity aimed at him was "age discrimination" but Bould believes he is still ready for the challenge after over 21 years at the helm. Arsenal return to action on Sunday after more than two weeks without a game. "I don't know where the issues or the reports are coming from to be honest with you". (more...)
Shazier to miss 2018 National Football League season - Steelers
- March 30, 2018

Recovering from the in-game spinal injury in December that required surgery, Shazier continues to progress and attack rehabilitation. He'll go on a different type of list once we get the determination and once the league starts, we'll figure out where he'll end up because we'll be at 89 players. (more...)
Red Sox bullpen blows lead, Rays rally for 6-4 win Red Sox bullpen blows lead, Rays rally for 6-4 win
- March 30, 2018

Having a championship snared from him like that makes him a flawless fit in Boston. The two-time All-Star was in danger of falling to 2-13 lifetime against Boston before Span, who grew up in Tampa, delivered his first hit as a Ray . The Red Sox second baseman hit a two-run inside-the-park home run vs. Rays ace Chris Archer during the second inning here at Tropicana Field to put the Red Sox ahead 3-0. (more...)
Shock horror! - Bouldy backs Arsene Wenger! Shock horror! - Bouldy backs Arsene Wenger!
- March 30, 2018

The former Gunners centre-back was assigned media duties due to manager Arsene Wenger being sick. "He's remarkable. Behind closed doors I've never known someone who's as hungry and determined to win football games". "I don't know where the issues or the reports are coming from to be honest with you. I understand that he's doing a great job, as far as I'm concerned, and has done a great job for an awfully long time ". (more...)
Bullard track and field prowls at Doug Jordan Relays Bullard track and field prowls at Doug Jordan Relays
- March 30, 2018

How about the only girl in state history to clear six feet in high jump or the distance runner from Point Pleasant Boro with some of the top times in the country? In the 100 meter dash event, Josh Mascola's speed allowed him to claim a sixth place finish with a time of 11.98. (more...)
Justin Jackson will leave Maryland basketball for the 2018 NBA Draft Justin Jackson will leave Maryland basketball for the 2018 NBA Draft
- March 30, 2018

He was also named an AP All-American Bagley is a lock top 5 pick in the upcoming NBA Draft and will certainly at least be under some consideration for No. Another college basketball head coaching vacancy was filled Wednesday, as Loyola University Maryland announced that it has hired Georgia Tech assistant Tavaras Hardy to lead its program. (more...)
MLB Opening Day 2018: The 'Good, Bad And Ugly' MLB Opening Day 2018: The 'Good, Bad And Ugly'
- March 30, 2018

They will welcome the Colorado Rockies to start a three-game series before they take on the rival Los Angeles Dodgers on April 2. While the Astros are looking to repeat as American League champions, the New York Yankees have other plans. (more...)
Toyota, Suzuki Partner in Indian Market Toyota, Suzuki Partner in Indian Market
- March 30, 2018

Toyota will supply the Corolla to Suzuki, which in turn will make the Baleno and Vitara Brezza models available for Toyota, the companies said in a statement Thursday. Toyota lags far behind with a roughly 5 percent market share. Toyota introduced in 2010 a subcompact vehicle model designed for emerging markets, the Etios, but it failed to garner huge attention. (more...)
Real Madrid youngster clarifies 'Lionel Messi better than Cristiano Ronaldo' comment Real Madrid youngster clarifies 'Lionel Messi better than Cristiano Ronaldo' comment
- March 30, 2018

Spain , who were world champions in 2010, played out a 1-1 draw with Germany on Friday night before thumping Argentina 6-1 in their second global friendly four days later. " I wanted to clarify a misunderstanding that occurred today on campus, with the children in an interview ", he told AS. And according to the Mirror , Real Madrid are keen on signing the former Liverpool winger. (more...)
'Devastated' former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith cries at news conference 'Devastated' former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith cries at news conference
- March 30, 2018

The comments followed Cameron Bancroft and Steve Smith's press conferences in which both players apologised to the nation. That was clearly not foremost on the mind of Smith on Thursday, though, as he contemplated the impact of his "huge error of judgement" on his father Peter. (more...)
Emotional Steven Smith takes full responsibility for the entire ball tampering episode Emotional Steven Smith takes full responsibility for the entire ball tampering episode
- March 30, 2018

Cricket Australia Chief James Sutherland confirmed that Lehmann who had no idea of the ball tampering conspiracy was seen sending down heated messages to 12th man Peter Handscomb when Cameron Bancroft trying to rub a foreign object on the ball was caught red-handed on television cameras. (more...)
Australia cricket coach quits, captain breaks down in tears Australia cricket coach quits, captain breaks down in tears
- March 30, 2018

David Warner , identified by Cricket Australia as a central figure in the ball-tampering scandal, has issued his first public statement since the events of the Cape Town Test, apologising for "the distress he has caused the sport and its fans". (more...)
Darren Lehmann announces his resignation as Australian coach Darren Lehmann announces his resignation as Australian coach
- March 30, 2018

Distraught former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith accepted full responsibility Thursday for a ball-tampering scandal that has shaken the sport, breaking down in tears while denying it had ever happened before. "Bancroft has only played eight tests since replacing Matt Renshaw in the Australian lineup". "I want to say that I'm also very sorry. I would not be surprised to see more action by other sponsors in the coming days and weeks". (more...)
Australia coach Darren Lehmann announces 'shock resignation' after ball-tampering scandal Australia coach Darren Lehmann announces 'shock resignation' after ball-tampering scandal
- March 30, 2018

He cited the response to the death of Phillip Hughes , aged 25, following a blow to the head from a bouncer during a match in Sydney in 2014, as his proudest achievement. Despite telling media yesterday that I'm not resigning, after viewing Steve and Cameron's hurting , it's only fair that I make this decision. The backlash over the past few days, Lehmann says, has been hard to deal with. (more...)
Umtiti to Man Utd? Barcelona defender drops subtle transfer hint Umtiti to Man Utd? Barcelona defender drops subtle transfer hint
- March 30, 2018

Umtiti's current deal, signed when he arrived at Barça from Lyon in 2016, runs until 2021. The 24-year-old could be on his way to Old Trafford this summer following Barca's failure to meet his demands before agreeing to extend his contract at the Camp Nou. (more...)
Right time to step away: Lehmann
- March 30, 2018

I'm sorry and I'm absolutely devastated". Roughing up one side of the ball would have given Australian bowlers an advantage by producing more swing. "It is something I will regret for the rest of my life", Bancroft said. "The thing that breaks my heart is that I have given up my spot in the team for free", he said, holding back tears. (more...)
Watch List Healthcare Stock Buzz: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Watch List Healthcare Stock Buzz: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA)
- March 30, 2018

Recently, analysts have updated the overall rating to 2.34. Traders may be relying in part on technical stock analysis. Although it does not guarantee success and is not 100% accurate, it is still one of the two key methods of analyzing stock prices, along with fundamental analysis. (more...)
Marlins Man Versus Derek Jeter, Who Ya Got? Marlins Man Versus Derek Jeter, Who Ya Got?
- March 30, 2018

James Shields will take the mound as the Sox starting pitcher. While expectations are low for the Marlins, the Cubs hope to get off to the kind of start that propelled them all the way to a championship in 2016. I think the message is somewhere in the middle that everyone can agree on. He still went out there and posted one strikeout per inning. "I think experience changes how you look at the game a little bit". (more...)
England catch Italy napping as Jamie Vardy belts home goal England catch Italy napping as Jamie Vardy belts home goal
- March 30, 2018

If you're on the pitch you're just standing there not knowing what's going on and in the crowd you're just sat there waiting. Leicester City striker Vardy feels confusion around VAR is not helping players or fans ahead of its implementation at the World Cup in Russian Federation and thinks displaying more information on stadium screens could be a way forward. (more...)
Jim Kelly 'doing well,' expects to be hospitalized for two weeks Jim Kelly 'doing well,' expects to be hospitalized for two weeks
- March 30, 2018

Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is recovering after a 12-hour operation Wednesday to remove oral cancer that had returned after being in remission since 2015. Kelly announced March 1 that a biopsy revealed a recurrence of oral cancer. We then reconstructed his upper jaw. He was declared cancer free in 2016. (more...)

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