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IPL 2018: Mumbai Indians ropes in Samsung as principal sponsor IPL 2018: Mumbai Indians ropes in Samsung as principal sponsor
- April 06, 2018

The final will be played at the same venue May 27. They went big even after uncapped players like Sussex all-rounder Jofra Archer (Rs 7.2 crore) and Karnataka offie K Gowtham (Rs 6.2 crore). MS Dhoni has become a distinctly slower starter in recent seasons of the IPL. The eight team tournament runs through to May 27 when the battle for the four million dollar first prize will be held in Mumbai . (more...)
Indians activate OF Brantley for home opener Indians activate OF Brantley for home opener
- April 06, 2018

Over the last two years, Brantley has missed 223 out of a possible 324 games. He can be a free agent at the end of this season. For his career, Brantley has batted.292 with 452 RBIs and 454 runs scored over nine seasons, all in Cleveland . (more...)
What Analysts Think of Genworth Financial Inc (GNW)?
- April 06, 2018

JP Morgan upgraded it to "Overweight" rating and $5 target in Thursday, July 30 report. The firm has "Neutral" rating by BTIG Research given on Wednesday, October 5. While having a peek at profitability ratios Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) has trailing twelve month gross margin at 0%, its trailing twelve month operating margin stands at 12.2% whereas its trailing twelve month net profit margin spots at 9.8%. (more...)
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain praises fans for 'horrible' Anfield atmosphere Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain praises fans for 'horrible' Anfield atmosphere
- April 06, 2018

With the words of his manager ringing in his ears, the 24-year-old took aim against Manchester City 20 minutes into their Champions League quarter-final first leg and let fly probably one of the sweetest shots he has ever hit. My game I wasn't too happy with. I could have been better on the ball so I was a bit disappointed with that and there are areas I need to improve on. (more...)
Alabama Freshman Collin Sexton Declares for NBA Draft Alabama Freshman Collin Sexton Declares for NBA Draft
- April 06, 2018

I especially would like to thank my teammates and coaches because without them, I wouldn't be where I am today. "I couldn't ask for a better team to be with this year". He also finished the season with a team-high 119 assists, good for 3.6 per game. He topped Alabama in field goals made (196) and attempted (438) and free throws made (196) and attempted (252). (more...)
Max Holloway Withdraws From UFC 223 Main Event Vs. Nurmagomedov Max Holloway Withdraws From UFC 223 Main Event Vs. Nurmagomedov
- April 06, 2018

Holloway has been declared medically unfit to fight and was not allowed to weigh in for the card, which has already suffered a series of cancellations. (For non-title fights, fighters are granted a one-pound allowance to account for differences in scales.) Shortly afterward, NYSAC officials removed the scale and said Pettis would not be weighing in again. (more...)
DiVincenzo fires Villanova to NCAA title DiVincenzo fires Villanova to NCAA title
- April 06, 2018

He opened his game-sealing run with an around-the-back dribble to get to the hoop and get fouled. Larry Brown is the only coach to win championships in college and the National Basketball Association, with John Calipari and Rick Pitino standing out as the epic failures in making the jump from college to the National Basketball Association. (more...)
Formula One: Ricciardo fastest in first free practice in Bahrain Formula One: Ricciardo fastest in first free practice in Bahrain
- April 06, 2018

Formula 2 is holding its season-opening round as part of the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend, while the Porsche GT3 Cup will be staging its championship finale. As one Red Bull driver led proceedings, the other had a dismal start to his weekend. Formula One said future power units (PU) needed to be "cheaper, simpler, louder, have more power and reduce the necessity of grid penalties". (more...)
Pelicans dump Grizzlies to end 4-game skid Pelicans dump Grizzlies to end 4-game skid
- April 06, 2018

Two weeks ago, the Pelicans were soaring with the fourth-best record in the Western Conference, but after losing four consecutive games, including a 109-104 home setback to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday, the Pelicans (43-34) are in the eighth and final playoff position with five games left . (more...)
McGregor charged with three counts of assault, one count of criminal mischief McGregor charged with three counts of assault, one count of criminal mischief
- April 06, 2018

Felice Herrig captured part of the ruckus caused behind the scenes when Conor McGregor and his team arrived. McGregor , 29, was caught on camera throwing a hand dolly through the window of a bus that was carrying UFC fighters at a UFC 223 media event Thursday at Barclays Center. (more...)
Spieth back in comfort zone at Masters Spieth back in comfort zone at Masters
- April 06, 2018

Not on the first hole, where he salvaged par after pulling his drive into the trees and hitting his approach short of the green. "It's the first time in my career where I make a 13 without missing a shot". Tiger Woods , competing at his first major since 2015, ended the day on one-over-par and is seven shots adrift of the leader. "And I'm right back in this tournament". (more...)
Max Holloway OUT Of UFC 223 Main-Event Versus Khabib Nurmagomedov Max Holloway OUT Of UFC 223 Main-Event Versus Khabib Nurmagomedov
- April 06, 2018

It was his second bout back at lightweight after a two-fight stint at featherweight. It is reported Holloway's absence is not related to yesterday's incident. Reports are emerging that Max Holloway has been declared medically unfit for a lightweight title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov . As of now, unclear if another fighter could step in on a day's notice to fight Khabib. (more...)
LeBron James Supports the Idea of More Female NBA Coaches LeBron James Supports the Idea of More Female NBA Coaches
- April 06, 2018

The knowledge of the game part James referenced is important though, because there's a contingent of sports aficionados, including Fransesca, who believe having played the game at high level is an essential aspect of the resume for any potential head coach, despite the litany of National Basketball Association coaches who've never played professionally that tell a contradicting story. (more...)
F1: Daniel Ricciardo fastest for Red Bull in Bahrain F1: Daniel Ricciardo fastest for Red Bull in Bahrain
- April 06, 2018

The Dutch driver got out and helped stewards wheel the auto back to the team garage. While Verstappen was drawing attention for pushing his vehicle in 86 degree heat, teammate Ricciardo was trying to get out for his first run of the day but was unable to leave the garage, eventually joining the action after a delay. (more...)
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte hits out at Gianluca Vialli claims Chelsea boss Antonio Conte hits out at Gianluca Vialli claims
- April 06, 2018

Antonio Conte is adamant his pessimistic forecast for Chelsea this season has not contributed to their struggles. " It's not true . It's very hard for me but since this season [started] I am listening to a lot of speculation about my future and I am hearing a lot of people talking about my future". (more...)
Cam Newton's Car Hit By Dump Truck; Appears To Be Fine Cam Newton's Car Hit By Dump Truck; Appears To Be Fine
- April 06, 2018

Atlanta police confirmed the accident did indeed occur, but neither Newton nor the dump truck driver chose to fill out an actual police report. Cam had to be hospitalized when someone hit his vehicle and flipped it, but even then, he was smiling while on the sidewalk being tended to by first responders. (more...)
Le Clos wins SA's second gold at Commonwealth Games Le Clos wins SA's second gold at Commonwealth Games
- April 06, 2018

Chalmers, the Olympic 100 freestyle champion who missed the world championships past year to undergo heart surgery for a for a non-life-threatening condition, powered home to hold off Olympic 400 gold medalist Horton. Dylan Carter of Trinidad and Tobago touched in second place with 23.67 with Coetzee rounding off the podium clocking 23.73. He was 0.33 ahead of teammate Mack Horton, who won the 400 free the previous night. (more...)
Jordan Spieth as the early leader is rough for the Masters field Jordan Spieth as the early leader is rough for the Masters field
- April 06, 2018

Coming up to the first tee, the people come out of the clubhouse and the putting green. "They're really into it". This time, a fast start has positioned him to challenge and to use patience as a 15th club in his bid to reel in Spieth, whose remarkable record at the Masters - victor in 2015, and runner-up twice - has seen him lead or share the lead in nine of his 17 rounds. (more...)
Masters: Tony Finau 'optimistic' after grisly ankle injury Masters: Tony Finau 'optimistic' after grisly ankle injury
- April 06, 2018

Finau did however admit that he was in pain during his warm up before beginning his opening round. "To do it the way I did it, after all the disappointments, all the highs and lows, it's really nice", Poulter said on the eve of the Masters . (more...)
Samuel Umtiti points to Barcelona badge against Roma amid Manchester United speculation
- April 06, 2018

Having forged a Costas Manolas own goal from an Ivan Rakitic cross in the first half, Umtiti made a point of pointing to the badge as he wheeled away in celebration. 'Afterwards, the rest are things that come out in the press, some true and some false, but I focus on football'. Umtiti , under contract until 2021, has been a success since his €25m arrival in 2016. (more...)
5 former SEC players will attend the NFL Draft 5 former SEC players will attend the NFL Draft
- April 06, 2018

Heisman Trophy victor Baker Mayfield won't go. Among them are Penn State RB Saquon Barkley , USC QB Sam Darnold and UCLA QB Josh Rosen. Heisman Trophy victor Baker Mayfield has chosen not to attend. Griffin, the American Athletic Conference defensive player of the year, had his left hand amputated when he was 4. Street played on the opposite end of an NC State defensive line that also featured Bradley Chubb, a projected top-10 pick in the 2018 NFL Draft . (more...)
Giants sign CB William Gay Giants sign CB William Gay
- April 06, 2018

He spent one season with the Arizona Cardinals back in 2012. Gay recorded 19 tackles, one interception and forced two fumbles in 2017. However, he did still play all 16 games to keep up his awesome streak of playing every single game in his career. (more...)
Roma chief Monchi: We can still beat Barcelona Roma chief Monchi: We can still beat Barcelona
- April 06, 2018

Ernesto Valverde's side are unlikely to meet as generous an opponent in the semis. The second leg matches are set for April 10. However, one user expressed their lack of surprise: "They're so meticulous". In the 38th minute of the highly-anticipated clash, De Rossi tried to break up some intricate play by intercepting Andres Iniesta's short pass to Lionel Messi . (more...)
Tigers star Cabrera exits game vs White Sox with hip injury Tigers star Cabrera exits game vs White Sox with hip injury
- April 06, 2018

Not a bad way to kick things off for a team that needed 16 games to reach the four-win mark previous year. Chicago manager Rick Renteria credited Abreu with working the count and waiting for his pitch. After the decision, Sanchez hit Avisail Garcia with a pitch to bring home another run. One out later, Mahtook scored from third on a roller toward second by Leonys Martin that was hit too slowly to turn a double play, resulting in a forceout. (more...)
Finau relives embarrassing injury that almost kept him out of Masters Finau relives embarrassing injury that almost kept him out of Masters
- April 06, 2018

This morning, Finau was cleared to play. Finau bogeyed the 14 but got that shot back on the next hole and finished with a mind-boggling four under par 68. "It's round one and I know as well as anyone anything can happen here at Augusta", said Spieth, who has held the first-round lead in three of his five Masters . (more...)
Pickford urges Everton 'give everything' for Merseyside derby win Pickford urges Everton 'give everything' for Merseyside derby win
- April 06, 2018

Salah has been Liverpool's talisman this season. The Reds were 2-1 winners against Everton in the FA Cup back in January after Virgil van Dijk netted a late victor on his Liverpool FC debut. Jordan Henderson is expected to start, but a yellow card on Wednesday ruled him out of the second leg against City, leaving Reds fans scratching their heads as to who will occupy the defensive midfield role in the return leg. (more...)
Watch Cubs Pitcher Jon Lester Pick Off Ryan Braun At Third Base Watch Cubs Pitcher Jon Lester Pick Off Ryan Braun At Third Base
- April 06, 2018

He collapsed on the mound after throwing a pitch to Tommy La Stella in the ninth inning. The Brewers have already said Knebel is going on the disabled list. Brandon Woodruff gets the ball for the Crew. When asked before the game how the Cubs plan to combat the Brewers' extreme aggressiveness on the basepaths against Lester, Joe Maddon shrugged and admitted, "there's not much you can do". (more...)
Zlatan insists Mourinho is still the 'special one.' Zlatan insists Mourinho is still the 'special one.'
- April 06, 2018

Ibra left Old Trafford last month to join MLS side La Galaxy and he got off to the ideal start, coming off the bench to score twice in a stunning comeback win against fierce rivals LA FC on his debut. I want to do what I know I can do. 'He'll make sure of that'. I like Mourinho, he's the special one and he did it wherever he went. "He likes to win". (more...)
Suspected militants murder youth in Hajin Suspected militants murder youth in Hajin
- April 06, 2018

SSP Bandipora Zulfikar told KNS that this morning we have recovered the body with throat slit at Bonikhan Mohalla of Hajin town. Moreover, reports suggest that a local terrorist, Mohommad Saleem Parrey has a major role in killing the 24-year-old. (more...)
Golfer Hurts Ankle Celebrating Hole-In-One At Masters Golfer Hurts Ankle Celebrating Hole-In-One At Masters
- April 06, 2018

On the seventh hole, Finau had a wild ace, as his shot landed near the edge of the green and ultimately found its way into the cup. Tony Finau sits two shots off the lead at the Masters a day after dislocating his ankle celebrating a hole-in-one in the Par Three Contest on Wednesday. (more...)

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