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Ray Wilkins, 61, Ex-Captain of English National Soccer Team, Dies Ray Wilkins, 61, Ex-Captain of English National Soccer Team, Dies
- April 06, 2018

He suffered a cardiac arrest on Saturday and had been put in an induced coma before he eventually breathed his last, the Mirror reported. At the worldwide level, Wilkins played 84 times for England - as team captain for 10 games. Southgate said: "When he played with us, you could immediately see that his technical ability to play the ball was phenomenal". Wilkins "was the consummate midfielder who possessed brilliant footballing skills and a brain to match", United said in a statement . (more...)
Read Robert Kennedy's speech on the assassination of MLK Read Robert Kennedy's speech on the assassination of MLK
- April 06, 2018

Two hours after Martin Luther King Jr . died, a United States senator from NY took position atop the back of a flatbed truck in Indianapolis. He believed economic equality was an essential part of civil rights. But we have to make an effort in the United States, we have to make an effort to understand, to go beyond these rather hard times . We can do well in this country. (more...)
Manchester United confident of £30m deal for Chelsea midfielder Willian? Manchester United confident of £30m deal for Chelsea midfielder Willian?
- April 06, 2018

Juan Mata is a player that had captivated the hearts of the Old Trafford faithful ever since his arrival in 2014 and has continued to play valuable football at Man United. Chelsea would demand at least £30m and Mata may be offloaded to help fund a move as his contract expires in 2019. But, 2017-18 could be his final season at Old Trafford, especially if Willian arrives in the summer. (more...)
Baltimore Ravens Sign RG3 After A Year Hiatus Baltimore Ravens Sign RG3 After A Year Hiatus
- April 06, 2018

Griffin won the 2011 Heisman Trophy playing for Baylor University before being drafted by the Redskins as the second overall pick in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. "I think this is a really, really strong quarterback class", DeCosta said. This came as a shocker to many considering the former starter hasn't played in a game since his struggle season with the Cleveland Browns in 2016 . (more...)
Commonwealth Games: Horton, relay team give Australia golden start in the pool Commonwealth Games: Horton, relay team give Australia golden start in the pool
- April 06, 2018

Canada's Alexia Zevnik had given her team a flying start before Bronte Campbell took over and McKeon then pulled away from Olympic 100m freestyle champion Penny Oleksiak to set up Cate Campbell's flying finish. "I saw Ariarne coming up and I thought she'd won", Ruck said. The 17-year-old Ruck went out hard and touched in a Commonwealth Games record time of 1:54.81 to pip Titmuss by a fingernail. (more...)
Tim Tebow Hits Homer in First Double A At-Bat With Binghamton Tim Tebow Hits Homer in First Double A At-Bat With Binghamton
- April 06, 2018

During his first full season in the minors, Tebow hit.226 with 8 home runs and 52 runs batted in in 126 games. He went 1-18 with 11 strikeouts with the big league team during spring training. (more...)
KY Governor Vetoes Bill to Help Agencies Leave Pension System
- April 06, 2018

The legislature still has the ability to override Bevin's veto in the last two days of the legislative session on April 13 and 14. The bill also would have given relief to city and county governments facing increased pension payments. (more...)
Virat Kohli Retains 2nd Place Behind Steve Smith In ICC Test Rankings Virat Kohli Retains 2nd Place Behind Steve Smith In ICC Test Rankings
- April 06, 2018

South African fast bowlers put up a stunning display against Australia in the four Test matches and due to which for a lot of them made the latest rankings update a joyful one. Pace bowler Vernon Philander's player of the match effort of nine for 51 has lifted him six places to third and player of the series, Kagiso Rabada , remains at the top, adding three points to take his tally to 902. (more...)
Tigers rally late, beat White Sox 9-7 in 10 Tigers rally late, beat White Sox 9-7 in 10
- April 06, 2018

Yolmer Sanchez had three hits and three RBIs and Matt Davidson had two hits and scored four runs for the White Sox (3-3) in a game played through snow flurries and temperatures in the mid-30s. "So we just got him out of the ballgame", said manager Ron Gardenhire. "We'll make that decision here in the next couple days, whatever". If Fiers returns in the next few days, LHP Daniel Norris would likely be sent to Triple-A Toledo to get regular work. (more...)
City Can Rescue Quarter-final Tie At Etihad, Insists De Bruyne
- April 06, 2018

Liverpool steamrolled their Premier League counterparts Manchester City in the first leg of the quarter-finals of the Champions League. "I think Mo would deserve it 100 percent", Klopp told his club's website . De Bruyne is hoping that City can take inspiration from their home fans for the second leg just as Liverpool did from a raucous Anfield crowd in the first leg. (more...)
Great-grandson of Paul W. Great-grandson of Paul W. "Bear" Bryant commits to Alabama
- April 06, 2018

Tyson is a great-grandson of legendary Alabama coach Bear Bryant. Tyson received an offer from Alabama on December 15, 2017, the same day he made an unofficial visit to Tuscaloosa. He had offers from many schools across the United States including Michigan, Notre Dame, Oregon, and Jacksonville State. 7 pro-style quarterback in the nation and the No. (more...)
Warner's absence will have 'very little' impact for Sunrisers Warner's absence will have 'very little' impact for Sunrisers
- April 06, 2018

Because, over the last two, three years, we were not really happy that our middle order that they did not play to the expectations that is something which we consciously focused on, targeting players who can do well as a batsmen, said SRH mentor VVS Laxman talking about the team's impressive batting line-up. (more...)
Patriots reportedly sign WR Jordan Matthews to one-year deal Patriots reportedly sign WR Jordan Matthews to one-year deal
- April 06, 2018

The Bills sent cornerback Ronald Darby to the Eagles in exchange for Matthews and a third-round pick. Now that he's healthy, Matthews may have a chance to make an impact again. Three years, three different uniforms for Jordan Matthews . He had a career year in 2015 when he finished with 85 receptions for 997 yards and eight touchdown catches. (more...)
Australia wins men's team pursuit gold at Commonwealth Games Australia wins men's team pursuit gold at Commonwealth Games
- April 06, 2018

The Australian cycling team went to the Olympics two years ago aiming to win at least three golds, but they returned home with none and instead it was Britain who dominated. Australia's first medal of the Commonwealth Games went to rising triathlon star Jake Birtwhistle , who claimed silver on Thursday afternoon. Her coach Mark Evans said it was "just the luck of the draw". (more...)
Khabib 'laughing inside' after McGregor Chaos
- April 06, 2018

According to MMAFighting's Ariel Helwani , today's attack was a result of Tuesday's confrontation between Khabib Nurmagomedov and McGregor's teammate Artem Lobov . If we have to fight, let's fight. "Please, we have to fix this", said Nurmagomedov. "You want 10-on-10? OK". He come with media, with cameras when I'm alone. (more...)
Commonwealth Games: Indian weightlifter Mirabai sets new record, bags gold Commonwealth Games: Indian weightlifter Mirabai sets new record, bags gold
- April 06, 2018

Their accreditation was reportedly cancelled for some reason and the team, who is one of the few where India can win medals in nearly all of the events is fighting with limited resources. India woke up to the good news of Chanu putting up a spectacular show in the 48kg weightlifting category with a new Commonwealth Games record by lifting a total of 196 kg. (more...)
Klay Thompson's brother Trayce will live with him after joining Athletics Klay Thompson's brother Trayce will live with him after joining Athletics
- April 06, 2018

Thompson struggled last season as he attempted to bounce back, playing just 27 games with the Dodgers (.483 OPS), spending the majority of the season with the club's AAA affiliate in Oklahoma City. Thompson, 27, is a career.233 hitter with 19 homers in 151 career big-league games with the Chicago White Sox (2015) and Dodgers (2016-17). Thompson spent most of last season in the minors. (more...)
Ramsey, Lacazette star for Arsenal in Europe League demolition Ramsey, Lacazette star for Arsenal in Europe League demolition
- April 06, 2018

Under pressure to win the continent's second-tier competition as the likeliest route to Champions League football next season, Arsenal beat CSKA Moscow 4-1 with a blistering first-half performance. Diego Simeone's intention to win the tournament was clear to see when Atletico announced their team, with regulars Diego Godin , Griezmann, Koke and Costa all featuring from the outset. (more...)
5-time world darts champion Eric Bristow dies aged 60 5-time world darts champion Eric Bristow dies aged 60
- April 06, 2018

In 1989 he was awarded an MBE for services to sport, and continued to be an important personality in darts. Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) chairman Barry Hearn, added: 'Sad news. I grew up being entertained by these greats. I am lost for words and really devastated! "Rest in peace old friend". He was darts he meant so much to me, can not believe it! The five-time world champion was highly regarded within the sporting world and was a trailblazer for future stars of darts. (more...)
Ajax's Amsterdam ArenA renamed Johan Cruyff ArenA
- April 06, 2018

Ajax , the municipality of Amsterdam and the Arena owners have been in talks for nearly a year to rename the stadium and finally an agreement has been reached to honour Cruijff, who sadly passed away from cancer in March 2016. Not only will Ajax be renaming the stadium in memory of the late striker, but the club logo will also be redesigned ahead of the 2018-19 campaign. (more...)
Alonso wants McLaren consistency after strong start in Melbourne Alonso wants McLaren consistency after strong start in Melbourne
- April 06, 2018

McLaren have brought fresh upgrades to Bahrain and Alonso has challenged the team to have updates for every grand prix. Alonso said: "The next two months are crucial for us". But the two-time world champion concedes McLaren still have plenty of work to do to reel in Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull but reiterated they are now in a position where their fate is exclusively in their hands. (more...)
Suge Knight's Out Of Jail - Sorta Suge Knight's Out Of Jail - Sorta
- April 06, 2018

In 2017, he was hospitalized for blood clots. Knight, 52, complained about his deteriorating health at a criminal court hearing last month, and the judge overseeing his murder case offered to sign a medical order submitted by his lawyer. News of Knight's hospitalization comes a few months after his fiance, Toi-Lin Kelly, was sentenced to three years in jail for a probation violation linked to the former rap mogul's awaiting murder trial. (more...)
Masters champion Sergio Garcia hits five balls into the water at Augusta Masters champion Sergio Garcia hits five balls into the water at Augusta
- April 06, 2018

For his first try over the pond on the 530-yard par 5 (the hole on which Gene Sarazen made double eagle in 1935), Garcia used a 6-iron from 206 yards. Dropping under penalty, he hit his next shot into the water as well, then... Garcia's is the highest score ever recorded at the 15th. The Spaniard had made a solid - if unspectacular - start to his title defence and was two over par through 14 before his round imploded on 15. (more...)
Mets activate Michael Conforto from disabled list Mets activate Michael Conforto from disabled list
- April 06, 2018

Conforto will be in the lineup leading off Thursday for the series opener with the Washington Nationals . Fantasy owners in shallower formats who have been stashing Conforto may nonetheless want to see how he looks in his first handful of games back in action before activating him. (more...)
Sergio Garcia hits 5 straight balls into water during Masters meltdown
- April 06, 2018

A birdie on the 14th was followed by another wayward tee shot on the 15th and meant Woods had to settle for a fourth par of the day on the par fives, holes he has played in 150 under par in his career. And not a record you would want. This is Garcia's second 81 in the past three Masters. Of course, he sandwiched a win in between. "I thought it was flawless". (more...)
Military dog tackles former Alabama RB Mark Ingram harder than NFL LBs Military dog tackles former Alabama RB Mark Ingram harder than NFL LBs
- April 06, 2018

There are some headlines you never expect to see yourself actually put into print and then there are headlines like this: " Mark Ingram gets attacked by Italian security dog on goal during NFL USO Tour". I can't let him hold me down. In a video from NFL.com's Marc Sessler, Ingram said he stood tall when the dog attacked the first two times, but the video most people will see on the internet Wednesday afternoon is of the dog snatching Ingram to the ground. (more...)
Rebellion Racing enters partnership with TVR Rebellion Racing enters partnership with TVR
- April 06, 2018

Rebellion will not be using a TVR engine in its Oreca chassis R-13 however, the team having recently signed a deal with Gibson Technology to use its new GL458 V8 engine. Do you remember the 2005 Le Mans Endurance Series? The company was also known for its super successful one-make championships in the UK. The Super Season is a new format for WEC, now lasting almost 14 months from May this year to June next, with two visits to both Spa and Le Mans plus a return for Sebring. (more...)
Uefa charge Liverpool after objects thrown at Man City bus Uefa charge Liverpool after objects thrown at Man City bus
- April 06, 2018

So there was a large shadow over the Etihad as City's players returned to training yesterday morning. Captain Vincent Kompany said it "had no effect on us" and that it was something they have experienced before, while midfielder Kevin de Bruyne said there was "nothing wrong with it". (more...)
Liverpool face anxious wait over Salah injury Liverpool face anxious wait over Salah injury
- April 06, 2018

Already three goals ahead by half-time in the quarter final at Anfield, Liverpool came out after the break to maintain their clean sheet. Manager Jurgen Klopp indicated at full-time that Salah believed everything was okay but the in-form forward could be a doubt for Saturday's Merseyside derby against Everton, live on Sky Sports Premier League. (more...)
Masters 2018: Sergio Garcia has no explanation for Augusta shocker
- April 06, 2018

He matched the highest single-hole score in Masters history. Simple as that. I felt like I hit a lot of good shots and unfortunately the ball just didn't stop. But the Spaniard was left feeling agony this time round as he suffered a nightmare on the hole he described as his favourite at Augusta, carding 13. (more...)

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