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Kidambi Srikanth becomes first Indian man to top world badminton rankings Kidambi Srikanth becomes first Indian man to top world badminton rankings
- April 12, 2018

The Commonwealth Games is on, and this year also holds the Asian Games. He, however, missed the chance to become world number 1 because of injury. "It's a testament to the hard work of Gopi (Gopi Chand) sir, my family, my other coaches and support staff, my team GoSports Foundation, my sponsors, and everyone else who has believed in me over the years", Srikanth said. (more...)
British WWE superstar Paige confirms retirement after kick to back in December British WWE superstar Paige confirms retirement after kick to back in December
- April 12, 2018

The WWE Diva suffered a breakdown while giving her retirement speech in the same city where she had debuted, in New Orleans, in the year 2014. She revealed her decision during WWE's Raw , ironically almost four years to the day that she debuted on the program. (more...)
Late penalty gets Real Madrid off the hook Late penalty gets Real Madrid off the hook
- April 12, 2018

Zinedine Zidane's side will now be in the draw for the semi-finals on Friday, where they could meet Liverpool , Bayern Munich or AS Roma , who knocked out Barcelona last night in a similar fashion to what Max Allegri would have hoped for. (more...)
Mens golf comes in seventh place in Sandpiper Invitational Mens golf comes in seventh place in Sandpiper Invitational
- April 12, 2018

Throughout the first and second rounds he periodically found himself tied for first place - though he never held the spot outright - and he was firmly inside the top-10 on Thursday and most of Friday, until a double-bogey on the 18th hole Friday afternoon saw him drop 10 spots to 18th . (more...)
Lakers call up 10-year minor league veteran Lakers call up 10-year minor league veteran
- April 12, 2018

If we combine the totals from all 10 years, Ingram's made more triples than any other G-League player ever. "It was once in a lifetime", said Ingram, who was still in awe after the game. With Ingram, Ball and Kyle Kuzma all sidelined by injuries, the Lakers were eager to bolster their depth for their last two games, and also have the benefit of delivering an unanticipated late-season, feel-good story. (more...)
Yankees, Red Sox brawl at Fenway Park Yankees, Red Sox brawl at Fenway Park
- April 12, 2018

Holt took exception to Austin's slide, which appeared to be with the bottom of his cleats crashing directly into Holt's foot area. Kelly - who first attempted to hit Austin on the second pitch of the at-bat but missed - threw a punch at Austin when the Yankees DH charged the mound. (more...)
Benches clear twice in Red Sox-Yankees; 2 players, 1 coach ejected Benches clear twice in Red Sox-Yankees; 2 players, 1 coach ejected
- April 12, 2018

This was the second bench-clearing brawl of the day in the majors. Holt took exception to the slide and had a few words with Austin. As it turned out, the Sox scored nine runs in the sixth to drain the energy out of the highly anticipated showdown while on their way to a 14-1 smackdown of the Yanks. (more...)
Late Ronaldo penalty puts Madrid into CL semifinals Late Ronaldo penalty puts Madrid into CL semifinals
- April 12, 2018

But we deserved to qualify. The Madrid crowd at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium gave Buffon a standing ovation as he left the field. Ronaldo became the first player in Champions League history to score in 11 straight matches in the competition, while his goal extending his scoring streak to 11 matches across all competitions. (more...)
Louisville Teachers Union Calls For Protests - This Time Against Bevin Vetoes Louisville Teachers Union Calls For Protests - This Time Against Bevin Vetoes
- April 12, 2018

Bevin also criticized the Kentucky Education Association for its outspoken opposition to the pension bill. State lawmakers are scheduled to return to Frankfort Friday and Saturday for the two final days of this year's law-making session. Beshear told reporters the bill - which alters how current teachers can use sick-time toward their retirement and moves new hires out of traditional pensions - is government "at its worst" and could result in a mass exodus of current employees. (more...)
Roma upset Barcelona in Champions League Roma upset Barcelona in Champions League
- April 12, 2018

Julian Weigl, of Borussia Dortmund , Shakhtar Donetsk's Fred, Jorginho at Napoli and Jean-Michel Seri, who plays for Nice, are midfield targets, each of whom would cost around £40m or upwards. The goal for Gabriel Jesus in Anfield is a goal, it's not offside. Lovren admits that he hopes to avoid back-to-back Champions League winners Real Madrid in Friday's semi-final draw but insists Liverpool, too, should now be feared by Europe's elite. (more...)
Yankees-Red Sox benches clear after Tyler Austin's hard slide Yankees-Red Sox benches clear after Tyler Austin's hard slide
- April 12, 2018

The second of which resulted in New York's Tyler Austin charging the mound and Boston pitcher Joe Kelly throwing a few punches after hitting Austin with a 98 miles per hour fastball. No players were ejected during the first altercation. After Roger Clemens threw a pitch under Manny Ramirez's chin during the 2003 AL Championship Series, Yankees bench coach Don Zimmer charged Pedro Martinez, who hit Karim Garcia with a pitch earlier. (more...)
Guardiola charged by UEFA after City's UCL exit Guardiola charged by UEFA after City's UCL exit
- April 12, 2018

You won't find a team who can keep the same momentum, the same rhythm, the same pace with this amount of games. "We lost against Liverpool, against United and against Liverpool". "But Mateu Lahoz is a special guy, he likes to be different, he likes to be special", he said. "To be honest I was shouting a bit at half-time", said Lovren. (more...)
Jordan Zimmermann: Exits after being hit by comebacker Jordan Zimmermann: Exits after being hit by comebacker
- April 12, 2018

But Zimmerman claimed afterward that he avoided a broken jaw this time because of fix work done after the last time he was hit by a ball in 2007. BC-BBA-Tigers-Zimmermann, 2nd Ld-Writethru, 151 Tigers' Zimmermann bruises jaw when hit by Kipnis' linerAP Photo OHRS101, OHRS102, OHRS103Eds: Updates. (more...)
Timberwolves outlast Denver in overtime to clinch first playoffs spot since 2004 Timberwolves outlast Denver in overtime to clinch first playoffs spot since 2004
- April 12, 2018

The Nuggets have not played in the postseason since the 2012-13 season. Minnesota's Jimmy Butler hit a jumper to push the Timberwolves back to the lead, but that basket was immediately answered with a layup by Murray with 1:59 remaining. Butler had 31 while Karl-Anthony Towns had 26 points and 14 rebounds. Both teams won on Monday night and will now face each other at Minnesota's Target Center on Wednesday in their final regular-season game, with eighth place in the Western Conference - ... (more...)
Fundraiser to support Humboldt Broncos surpasses $4 million in donations Fundraiser to support Humboldt Broncos surpasses $4 million in donations
- April 12, 2018

Firstly the coroner's office was clearly overwhelmed with the scale of this disaster. The accident occurred about 200 kilometres northeast of Saskatoon, late Friday afternoon. "I can't imagine what everyone is going through back in Saskatchewan", says Toronto Maple Leafs player Tyler Bozak. "And I said, 'Well, message me, we've got a few'". (more...)
F1 Raceweek: Hamilton and Mercedes Chasing History F1 Raceweek: Hamilton and Mercedes Chasing History
- April 12, 2018

Sebastian Vettel's victory in a thrilling Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday put fears of a Mercedes walkover to rest, with Ferrari's resurgence in the desert raising the prospect of a hard-fought title battle in the season ahead. Hamilton was victorious in last year's Chinese GP with Vettel not winning on the Shanghai track since 2009. "Ferrari have shown over the last two races that they have the edge at the moment but it is close and we definitely have to do a better job". (more...)
Russell Westbrook first to average a triple-double in multiple seasons Russell Westbrook first to average a triple-double in multiple seasons
- April 12, 2018

Last year, Westbrook became the first player since Oscar Robertson to average a triple-double. He secured his 16th rebound at the 9:18 mark of the third quarter. The Grizzlies scored 39 points in the period. Grizzlies: Marc Gasol (rest), Tyreke Evans (personal reasons), JaMychal Green (knee soreness), Wayne Selden Jr. (more...)
Confirmed: LFC's three possible CL semi-final opponents Confirmed: LFC's three possible CL semi-final opponents
- April 12, 2018

That's the verdict of former Manchester United star Owen Hargreaves. The Rojiblancos , aiming for a repeat of their second-leg success at Manchester United in the last round, would have been keen for a fast start, but they could have been down to 10 men as early as the second minute. (more...)
Ronaldo Penalty Sinks Juve, Spares Real Madrid Blushes Ronaldo Penalty Sinks Juve, Spares Real Madrid Blushes
- April 12, 2018

With Madrid reportedly planning an overhaul of their squad, Bale could be on his way out of the club, and he did little to help his cause during his lacklustre first-half in a massive game. Juventus are also missing a key player through suspension - Argentinian forward Paulo Dybala was sent off in Turn for two yellow cards. Navas wasn't having the best of games and he was culpable for Juve's third goal on the hour mark. (more...)
Redskins will close out this year's preseason against RGIII and the Ravens Redskins will close out this year's preseason against RGIII and the Ravens
- April 12, 2018

The Baltimore Ravens surprised folks when they signed Robert Griffin III last week to a one-year deal . Griffin was a highlight machine his rookie year, and was at his best when he used his running ability to complement the passing game. (more...)
Real Madrid 1-3 Juventus
- April 12, 2018

But Juventus can't be counted out just yet - yes their form is all over the place right now, but they still have enough attacking firepower to be unsafe in a situation like this if Real Madrid get complacent. It was all Los Blancos after that as they attempted to turn the tide. The penalty was taken eight minutes into stoppage time as it took a while for Oliver to clear the Juventus players who were protesting against the decision. (more...)
Isaac Haas Lied to Former Partner About STD, Infected Her With Herpes Isaac Haas Lied to Former Partner About STD, Infected Her With Herpes
- April 12, 2018

Another woman, Madison Millsaps, and Purdue University are also named as defendants in the suit. Per Ron Wilkins and Nathan Baird of the Journal & Courier, the lawsuit from Haas' former partner was filed in Tippecanoe Circuit Court and accuses him of infecting her with an STD. (more...)
'Underdogs' give Champions League much-needed shake-up 'Underdogs' give Champions League much-needed shake-up
- April 12, 2018

The Catalan giants entered Tuesday's showdown here leading 4-1 after the first leg only to lave the field dejected, as the hosts rode on goals from Eden Dzeko (sixth minute), Daniele De Rossi (58th, penalty) and Kostas Manolas (82nd) to tie the aggregate score 4-4. (more...)
'Chemical Attack' in Syria: Trump's 'Leash Is Being Yanked By Islamic Jihadis' 'Chemical Attack' in Syria: Trump's 'Leash Is Being Yanked By Islamic Jihadis'
- April 12, 2018

At the same time, Mr Singh said past presidents have cancelled or postponed trips to remain in the United States to deal with domestic and foreign policy crises. Trump suggested Monday he had little doubt that Syrian government forces were to blame for what he said was a chemical attack, but neither he nor other administration officials have produced hard evidence. (more...)
Saints To Sign Cameron Meredith Saints To Sign Cameron Meredith
- April 12, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Restricted free agent receiver Cameron Meredith is the newest member of a New Orleans Saints offense that ranked second in the National Football League last season. Meredith, 25, had played his entire career with the Chicago Bears after he signed with the team as an undrafted free agent in 2015 out of Illinois State. (more...)
Champions League defeat painful for Barcelona's Iniesta Champions League defeat painful for Barcelona's Iniesta
- April 12, 2018

Complacency was nearly certainly a factor although the club's head coach, Ernesto Valverde, took full responsibility for the shock defeat. The game: "They dominated us all of the game and when they pushed, they were rewarded". " 'It is incredible. When we look at the stats and everything that it tells us it is incredible, but your eyes don't lie ." . Two German Super Cup triumphs with Borussia Dortmund against Guardiola's Bayern Munich bolster Klopp's head-to-head record, but three ... (more...)
Chemical attack: Syrian army readies for foreign strikes Chemical attack: Syrian army readies for foreign strikes
- April 12, 2018

Twelve council members voted in favor, while Bolivia joined Russian Federation in voting no, and China abstained. He urged the Security Council to immediately launch an independent investigation into the allegations. France said it would respond if it was proven that Assad's forces carried out the attack. Prime Minister Theresa May said that the United Kingdom was considering what action was necessary in response to the "barbaric" attack which has left at least 40 people, including ... (more...)
Bears will face Ravens, Bengals, Broncos, Chiefs, Bills in eventful preseason Bears will face Ravens, Bengals, Broncos, Chiefs, Bills in eventful preseason
- April 12, 2018

Oh, and that Week 3 game is the Fox nationally-televised affair. The Chargers will open the preseason on the road against the Arizona Cardinals. The Giants' preseason schedule this summer will include three AFC opponents , a seldom-faced summertime foe from their own conference, and the 50th renewal of their most-frequently-contested preseason series. (more...)
Champions League semi-final draw Champions League semi-final draw
- April 12, 2018

The Swiss city of Nyon briefly becomes the epicentre of global football as UEFA's headquarters hosts the draw for the semi-final stage of the 2017/18 Champions League semi-final draw on Friday April 13. Elsewhere that evening, Serie A side Roma clinched a spot in the penultimate round of the tournament with a 3-0 victory over FC Barcelona which edged them through courtesy of the away goals rule. (more...)
Golden Knights vs. Kings live stream, Game 1 Golden Knights vs. Kings live stream, Game 1
- April 12, 2018

After all, it wasn't all that long ago the Kings won the Stanley Cup as the West's eighth seed, and they did so with several members of this current group. The result is an ad that shows a VGK player smashing a puck into the infrastructure of the city. The Golden Knights aren't a physical team. Gerard Gallant and George McPhee have done an admirable job of building a winning lineup, but their pieced-together roster doesn't have the advantage of a core of players who have won multiple rings ... (more...)

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