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Australia vs England 2018, 4th ODI: Hits and Misses


Weather is set to be partly cloudy, but with no chance of any rain interruptions. Those who did attend were treated to 96 from one of their own and a much closer match than looked possible after the first five overs. By that point Eoin Morgan's side had slumped to 8-5 in their worst-ever start to a one-day innings. "It was two rash drives from Roy and Bairstow and then I'm not sure how to describe that hook shot from Joe Root ". Read More »

Liverpool v West Brom


Liverpool made just one change for their last game against Swansea , but could switch things up for this cup tie with half an eye on the Premier League game against Huddersfield on Tuesday. TIME TO BOUNCE BACK: Simon Mignolet was recently dropped to the bench as Loris Karius is Klopp's favoured keeper for Liverpool . The Liverpool manager doubts whether success in the Cup would necessarily ease the pressure on him to return the club to former glories, but nevertheless believes ... Read More »

IPL Auction 2018: Start Time, Players List and Remaining Budgets


The last cricketer of the set, Martin Guptill, went unsold. Having played ODIs and T20Is for India past year, and with 211 runs at a strike-rate of 167.46, including three fifties, in the recently concluded Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, it is evident that Karthik's reputation as a fine wicketkeeper-batsman hasn't diminished. Read More »

Tiger Woods 'a bit rusty' as he cards 72 at Torrey Pines


Morning clouds had given way to bright sunshine on the coastal course north of San Diego when Woods made his way through a healthy gallery to the first tee. "There were some things out there that were pretty cool to see". "He (could) hit a high draw driver, or a lot cut that goes miles". He hit that low cut that went miles. Read More »

MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis retires


An MSU alumnus, Hollis became the university's athletic director in 2008. For Lemke, a survivor of Larry Nassar's abuse, the outcry of support expressed on Michigan State's campus on Friday night is humbling, but she says this is only the beginning of what's to come for the university. Read More »

Woods tempers expectations for PGA return


He missed the cut, and his comeback bid ground to a halt last February. So is Rahm, one of many young stars on Tour who grew up admiring Woods' dominance but have yet to play with him since becoming professionals themselves. Rahm last year became the first player in 26 years to win his first PGA Tour event at Torrey Pines. The Farmers Insurance Open takes place Thursday-s Sunday from Torrey Pines in La Jolla, California. Read More »

New York Giants name Pat Shurmur as new coach


Shurmur was among six candidates to interview for the job after the Giants completed a 3-13 season. Shurmur, who served as the Minnesota Vikings' offensive coordinator this past season, will be getting a second chance at being a head coach. Read More »

Mary Lou McDonald to replace Gerry Adams as Ireland's Sinn Fein chief


Deputy McDonald's succession to president-elect comes after Gerry Adams a year ago announced he would be standing down as his party's leader in 2018. A Claire Byrne/Amarách poll for the asked people: "Would you be more likely to vote for Sinn Fein under the leadership of Mary Lou McDonald?" She will be the party's first female leader and faces mounting challenges on Brexit and restoring power-sharing to Stormont after a year of political deadlock. Read More »

Jordan King tells Pence of concern By


The U.S. will set its relocation plans in motion in the coming weeks, with the facility slated to open by the end of next year , Pence said . The US' recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has prompted concerns that it could derail any attempts to restart a peace process, and cast further doubt on the likelihood of any two-state solution being reached. Read More »

Women's March being held in St. Pete

The London event drew thousands of people despite sleet and snow. They attended last year's march and anticipated that the crowd this year would not match the 250,000 that attended last year, but for them the message is just as strong. Millions of people around the world marched during last year's rallies, and many on Saturday thought about all that has happened in the past year. On Friday, anti-abortion activists held their own march in Washington , an annual event known as March for ... Read More »

Australian Open: Federer enters Rd 4 with commanding win over Gasquet

Federer continued: 'With Stan, we saw he's definitely not at 100% yet. I feel like he played a little bit more offensive than me and I think I held onto my serve a little bit better, Federer said in his on-court interview. The Swiss has only lost twice to the stylish Frenchman in their 19 meetings, winning all their four Grand Slam encounters. Gasquet secured his first break of the match on his second opportunity but was broken serving to stay in the match at 4-5, with Federer benefiting ... Read More »

Dakar motorbikes leader Walkner takes nothing for granted


The penultimate stage of the Dakar Rally 2018 brought the competitors from San Juan to Cordoba, covering a total distance of 907 km, including a special stage of 424 km. Dakar Rally organisers cancelled the 12th stage for motorcycles and quadbikes in Argentina on Thursday for safety reasons due to the weather. Qatari Al-Attiyah cruised to his third win of the race in the 13th stage by 11 minutes and 16 seconds from Argentinian Lucio Alvarez , as Sainz consolidated his overall lead. Read More »

Australian Open: Nadal reaches fourth round, Ostapenko crashes out


Nadal never looked troubled as he opened the match in a ferocious mood, reeling off 10 winners to bolt to a 5-0 lead in less than 20 minutes. Dzumhur won the only previous meeting between these players after Nadal was forced to retire with dizziness amid soaring temperatures at the 2016 Miami Open. Read More »

LeBron James, Stephen Curry are captains, will draft NBA All-Star Game teams


Warriors' forward Draymond Green received the second-most fan votes among frontcourt players in the Western Conference , but player and media votes knocked Green out of the starting lineup. "I'm pretty sure (Durant) would be a pretty solid pick if you had the first pick", Curry said. "Captain huh? Really Appreciate all the votes from the fans, media and players!" The other thing - and this is most important - is no one will have any way of knowing whether or not Antetokounmpo was picked ... Read More »

Debutant Ngidi leads South Africa to series victory v India


In the first Test at Cape Town, India slipped to 92/7 in the first innings and then 82/7 in the second; at Centurion , the visitors again crumbled to 87/7 in the second innings. How is that different from 22 wickets falling on the first two days in the first Test at Mohali three years ago? As a team, we've been better."In late 2015, South Africa went to India and were thrashed 3-0 on pitches loaded in favor of the home spinners. Read More »

Aly Raisman: 'I was told to be quiet' about abuse


A victim of disgraced former MI sports doctor Larry Nassar has told a sentencing hearing about the sexual abuse he inflicted on her as a child - and warned him that "little girls don't stay little forever". Nassar eventually was sacked after more allegations from other gymnasts, including Simone Biles and Gabby Douglas , were reported. "USA Gymnastics and the [United States Olympic Committee] did not provide a safe environment for me and my teammates to train", she said. Read More »

Will Ferrell Crashed The Aus Open To Grill Roger Federer, Burgundy-Style


The 36-year-old Swiss turned the evening clash on Rod Laver Arena into an exhibition as he breezed past Bedene with consummate ease 6-3 6-4 6-3. The controversial star will go on to play No. Daria Gavrilova gets another chance to show her wares on centre court, facing Elise Mertens of Belgium in the night session. It was nice to have a Hollywood presence here in Melbourne in combination with the tennis. Read More »

Former England Striker Cyrille Regis Dies Aged 59


After a seven-year spell at West Brom , Regis moved to Coventry and he helped them beat Tottenham Hotspur in a scintillating final to win the 1987 FA Cup . John Sillett, who managed Coventry to FA Cup glory with Regis in the side, spoke warmly of his former striker. An early day motion describes Regis as "one of the most talented, dynamic and prolific footballers" of his generation and salutes his efforts to combat racism through his status as a role model. Read More »