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Theresa May: Syria air strikes carried out to alleviate further suffering Theresa May: Syria air strikes carried out to alleviate further suffering
- April 16, 2018

May reiterated that Britain made use of every possible diplomatic means to stop the use of chemical weapons, but there was no response and "so there is no practicable alternative to the use of force to degrade and deter the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime". (more...)
Former Steelers standout LB James Harrison retires Former Steelers standout LB James Harrison retires
- April 16, 2018

He played one season with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2013, and after his release from Pittsburgh late last season, signed with the New England Patriots on December 26. "I don't want him to wait too long". Harrison, who turns 40 next month, previously reneged on a retirement back in 2014, when he returned to the Steelers less than three weeks after stepping away. (more...)
Manchester City take title as United crash to West Brom Manchester City take title as United crash to West Brom
- April 16, 2018

We have to win two and [against Spurs] we're going to start to do it the way we do it. I suppose my team-mates will roll their eyes a little bit but I kind of want to see what the reaction is now. City defender Benjamin Mendy, who missed most of the season due to injury, turned social media blue as he tweeted: "We are f*****g champions congratulations boys!" And Guardiola is expecting a tough test against Tottenham as City look to bounce back from three straight defeats in all competitions. (more...)
Rudiger says he has 'no idea' why he was dropped Rudiger says he has 'no idea' why he was dropped
- April 16, 2018

When quizzed why he was omitted from the squad on Saturday, Rudiger told German TV show Das aktuelle Sportstudio: "I have no idea". 'Nonetheless like the last few months, we didn't and we (conceded). The player must play every game not for me, but for the club and for the fans. "This was a little break". It seemed as if Chelsea's poor season was about to slump to even lower depths with just 20 minutes left of their Premier League fixture away to Southampton yesterday . (more...)
Joe Willock makes his Premier League debut for Arsenal against Newcastle Joe Willock makes his Premier League debut for Arsenal against Newcastle
- April 16, 2018

The 18-year-old followed Reiss Nelson's top-flight starting debut from the previous week by putting in an admirable display at St. James' Park, where he was the joint top tackler for Arsenal on the day with four. Henry said: 'He is a good player, good technical ability, he can run. Arsenal, meanwhile, have little to play for in the league now - just to make sure Burnley do not catch them and pip them to a Europa League spot. (more...)
Deepika Padukone isn't shooting now. But this is what's keeping her busy Deepika Padukone isn't shooting now. But this is what's keeping her busy
- April 16, 2018

Fans have been eagerly waiting to see the rumoured lovebirds once again on the silver screen and it seems their wish will soon come true. According to reports, the couple, who featured in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's last " Padmaavat ", are expected to star in the light romantic comedy film. (more...)
Celtic into Scottish Cup final, on course for another treble Celtic into Scottish Cup final, on course for another treble
- April 16, 2018

Tavernier could not argue with that response as he ripped into the limp attitude that caused their heaviest derby defeat of the campaign. It hasn't been all ideal for them however, Celtic's Champions League campaign was disastrous as they recorded just one win in six games and subsequently went on to compete in the Europa League where they lost to Red Bull Leipzig. (more...)
Manchester City crowned champions as United crash Manchester City crowned champions as United crash
- April 16, 2018

Vincent Kompany delivered an emotionally charged speech to Manchester City fans and players after the club's title triumph. It is ironic that United came back from 2-0 down against City themselves last weekend to win 3-2 and delay City's party, only to surrender so tamely on home soil. (more...)
Mourinho Speaks On West Brom Loss Mourinho Speaks On West Brom Loss
- April 16, 2018

Jay Rodriguez bundled home the victor on a scramble off a corner kick in the 73rd minute, but for long portions of the match, United looked to be the same listless side with the ball that got predecessor Louis Van Gaal sacked before Mourinho took over ahead of the 2016-17 season. (more...)
We didn't hand title to Manchester City - Mourinho We didn't hand title to Manchester City - Mourinho
- April 16, 2018

Winning the title with five matches to go makes City the joint earliest champions in the Premier League era - matching the achievement of the 2000-01 Manchester United team. "So happy to be able to share another trophy with our awesome fans!" tweeted City's captain Vincent Kompany. "We were masters in complication, everything was complicated", Mourinho told Sky Sports. (more...)
LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic ready for World Cup comeback LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic ready for World Cup comeback
- April 16, 2018

The former PSG, Barcelona and Milan man has represented his nation at two previous World Cup finals and four European Championships, a quarter-final finish in 2004 marking Sweden's best tournament with Zlatan in the team. Toronto reached the CONCACAF Champions League final during the week after upstaging seven-time victor America. They face a tough task getting out of the group stages at the tournament, however, after they were drawn against defending champions Germany, Mexico and ... (more...)
Djokovic reunites with Vajda for Monte Carlo Djokovic reunites with Vajda for Monte Carlo
- April 16, 2018

With tennis on all courts featuring more play deep in the court, Goffin found himself sliding into a tarp and crashing into the wall. 'Federer has the same obligation as the other players to play the Masters 1000. "It looks positive and if he doesn't have a physical problem he will have a great season ". Rafael Nadal will return to competitive action for the first time since January this week. (more...)
WEATHER WARNING: Status Yellow Weather Warning in place for tomorrow WEATHER WARNING: Status Yellow Weather Warning in place for tomorrow
- April 16, 2018

Very wet and windy countrywide this evening with some local spot flooding and strong to gale force southerly winds with gusts of 80 to 110km/h, highest in coastal and hilly areas. Moderate to fresh and gusty southeast winds will veer south to southwest overnight. Never has the phrase "warm and mainly dry with sunny spells" sounded so good. (more...)
Rossi caps dominant Long Beach weekend with victory Rossi caps dominant Long Beach weekend with victory
- April 16, 2018

Will be updated.Alexander Rossi pulled away from a late restart and won the Grand Prix of Long Beach. The 2016 Indianapolis 500 victor and veteran of five Formula One races hadn't won since Watkins Glen last year, but he had put his speedy vehicle in position to win this year both in St Petersburg - where he instead made late contact with rookie Robert Wickens - and again last weekend in Phoenix, where he finished third. (more...)
Klitschko: Fury like a fart in the wind Klitschko: Fury like a fart in the wind
- April 16, 2018

With Fury now back in action, his return will come in September, it once again brings up the potential of a fight between the two men somewhere down the road, if they both remain unbeaten till then it would make it even tastier. Compatriot Anthony Joshua, the 2012 Olympic champion, now holds those belts and is hoping to become undisputed champion if a fight against WBC champion Deontay Wilder can be arranged. (more...)
James Harden too much for Wolves in Game 1 James Harden too much for Wolves in Game 1
- April 16, 2018

Houston and was hurt during another - more time to rest and recover after his late-season comeback. Minnesota scored four straight points to get within 3 with about 30 seconds left. The Wolves are 37-22 with Butler this year and 10-13 without him. If you think the Timberwolves are going to get swept by the Houston Rockets , think again. (more...)
Big Baller Brand, Pelican's Jordan Crawford in Talks Big Baller Brand, Pelican's Jordan Crawford in Talks
- April 16, 2018

LaVar Ball and his Big Baller Brand appear to be on the verge of striking down a partnership deal with New Orleans Pelicans guard Jordan Crawford, according to an earlier report by Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports . After being waived in October, he rejoined the team on April 5 under a deal that would keep him with the team for the rest of the season. Crawford became the first National Basketball Association player. (more...)
Bartolo Colon Loses Perfect Game In Eighth Inning
- April 16, 2018

Joe Smith (1-0) got the final out of the eighth for the win and Chris Devenski finished for his first save. He struck out seven in 7 2/3 innings but ended up with a no-decision after Yuli Gurriel tied the score at 1 with a sacrifice fly. Andrus won't require surgery but will miss six to eight weeks. LHP Tony Sipp (right oblique) played catch and could throw a bullpen this weekend, manager A.J. (more...)
Mohamed Salah: 'I'd trade personal honours for Champions League title' Mohamed Salah: 'I'd trade personal honours for Champions League title'
- April 16, 2018

In doing so, the Egyptian took his league tally to 30 goals in the season, breaking Drogba's record of 29 which he scored in the 2009/2010 campaign. He has seven goals left to score until he beats Roger Hunt's record of scoring the most goals for Liverpool in a single season. (more...)
Mourinho blames derby win for West Brom loss Mourinho blames derby win for West Brom loss
- April 16, 2018

Mourinho initially went in to tell them to turn their music down, and United stars did not forget about the incident. " If they won they are champions, for all the fans it would be like death ". "You do not win titles with inconsistency, you win with quality". The Premier League title is the 24th trophy of the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss' managerial career. (more...)
Reuben Foster will not participate in 49ers team activities Reuben Foster will not participate in 49ers team activities
- April 16, 2018

The charges stem from an incident on February 11, when the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department responded to a possible disturbance at a Los Gatos home and ended up arresting Foster. Foster faces charges of domestic violence with an allegation that he inflicted great bodily injury, forcefully attempting to prevent a victim from reporting a crime, and possession of an assault weapon. (more...)
5th anniversary of the Boston marathon bombings 5th anniversary of the Boston marathon bombings
- April 16, 2018

Reports show that Hasay had an MRI that indicated a stress reaction in her heel, which is a precursor to a stress fracture, and can no longer run in the race. It's been five years since the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people and injured several hundred others. Huddle has been a success at shorter distances, although her only marathon result was a third-place finish at NY in 2016.Flanagan, 36, missed last year's race with an injury but won at NY with extra rest. (more...)
Antonio Conte Angered By Chelsea's Lack of Desire in First Half Antonio Conte Angered By Chelsea's Lack of Desire in First Half
- April 16, 2018

This time, it was a sublime left-footed finish into the bottom corner after pinball in the Southampton penalty area - heartbreaking for Mark Hughes' very spirited side, who were very good value for their original two-goal lead. "But I saw a great reaction". The beginning of the game is not what we wanted and is not what we were expecting but in football you always have the opportunity to step up and bounce back. (more...)
Chelsea players must play for club and fans, not me - Antonio Conte Chelsea players must play for club and fans, not me - Antonio Conte
- April 16, 2018

Ward-Prowse's deep free-kick was played towards the back post and Bednarek converted the delivery with a cushioned volley into the bottom-right corner. Mark Hughes stresses that Southampton can not afford to feel sorry for themselves after their 3-2 loss against Chelsea on Saturday. The win takes Chelsea's points haul to 60, with six games still left to play. (more...)
Joshna-Dipika duo loses Joshna-Dipika duo loses
- April 16, 2018

The second game proved to be much of the same as the Kiwis made another fast start with Landers-Murphy coming up trumps with a couple of unplayable shots. "We still managed to get a Silver four years later (2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games Gold medallists)". "I can understand Dipika is upset but refereeing was not a major issue for me". (more...)
Pep Guardiola to play golf instead of monitoring Manchester United game Pep Guardiola to play golf instead of monitoring Manchester United game
- April 16, 2018

The team was so good for nine months. Soccer is unpredictable, however usually it's a win in opposition to West Brom . However, United were flat all afternoon against the Baggies, and a second-half goal from Jay Rodriguez was enough to defeat the Red Devils, and hand City the title. (more...)
New York Mets vs New York Mets vs
- April 16, 2018

Mets lineup - Aside from a RBI bloop single from Cespedes, the Mets lineup lacked any production, mustering up just three, striking out eight times and bouncing into two double plays in the 5-1 loss. In his career, Davies is 2-0 with a 4.22 ERA and 15 strikeouts against the Mets . Whether the arms can hold up over the course of a full season remains to be seen for NY: most of the guys in the rotation have had injury issues in the past. (more...)
Victor-y: Oladipo scores 32 as Pacers stun LeBron, Cavs Victor-y: Oladipo scores 32 as Pacers stun LeBron, Cavs
- April 16, 2018

That aside, the two teams were relatively close in point differential because Portland's plus-2.6 differential was relatively low for a top-three seed; last season's Boston Celtics were the only other top-three seed with a differential of less than plus-3 since 2012. (more...)
Vincent Kompany aiming to retain Premier League title
- April 16, 2018

Manchester City are English champions for the fifth time after Manchester United's shock 1-0 home defeat to West Brom handed their local rivals an unexpected early title party. "We all believed", said Kompany. "I think to compare them to ourselves, Arsenal and Chelsea, you have to win multiple titles. One team was dominant in Germany and one had (Lionel) Messi , but we are nothing without the team". (more...)
Johnson defends Houston ATP title Johnson defends Houston ATP title
- April 16, 2018

Eighth-seeded Sandgren, ranked five spots behind Johnson at 56th, advanced to his first ATP final by downing Croatia's 39-year-old Ivo Karlovic 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (7/4). Men's Clay Court tennis Championship final at River Oaks Country Club on Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Houston. U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship title by defeating five consecutive American opponents since Jaime Yzaga of Peru in 1991 when the tournament was held in Charlotte. (more...)

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