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Pakistan makes 262-8 in 4th ODI vs New Zealand


After deciding to bat first Pakistan slumped to 11 for two but then fought back with half centruies to Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Hafeez and Sarfraz Ahmed. Fakhar scored 54 off 75 balls before falling to the spin of Mitchell Santner. The delivery, made famous by India's Ravichandran Ashwin and Sri Lanka's Ajantha Mendis, where the middle finger flicks the ball and it turns the other way, bamboozled the opener and struck his leg stump. Read More »

S. Africa to meet USA embassy over Trump's 'shithole' remarks

I'm not a racist. I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed . (Some accounts have Trump using the S-word specifically for some African nations and adding the "Why do we want people from Haiti here?" immediately after). The Department has noted further that President Trump's denial was not categorical, referring only to Haiti and not addressing the entirety of the statement attributed to him. Read More »

'Miracle in Minnesota' lands Vikings in NFC Championship


You're trying to tell me that this guy was so infuriated with his anger, but wasn't above unplugging all the wires before ruining what appears to be a nice TV? Things go, you walk home and worry about tomorrow. Maryland native Stefon Diggs came up big when he needed to most in Sunday night's playoff game between the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints . Read More »

Paul Pogba: Manchester United still have leaders City in their sights


Especially having jumped above City in the race to sign Sanchez. This did not dishearten the Reds who soon grabbed the lead, when Valencia scored with a stunning left-footed shot from sixteen yards. Mourinho revealed Martial had scored a similar goal in training, but it was set up by the manager. They had more chances than I would have liked them to have had in the first half. Read More »

Liverpool end Man City's unbeaten run, Bournemouth beat Arsenal

You can see what they can do. All credit to the opponent; we know how hard it is against a Jurgen Klopp team, so aggressive, at Anfield too. "Two teams, full throttle", he said . "I am really, really, really happy about it; I've had absolutely worse days in my life, not a lot of bad ones but, to be honest, [I've had] a few worse than that". Read More »

New Royal Will Be Built Despite Carillion Collapse

Shares in the company, which employs 43,000 people worldwide, had already plummeted last summer from £192.10 to on the 7th of July to £57.20 on the 13th, following three profit warnings and an announcement it was writing off £1bn from its contracts. Read More »

Howie Kendrick agrees to two year, $7 million deal with the Nationals


The deal was sacked reported by USA Today's Bob Nightengale . The Nationals acquired Kendrick in July from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for a pitching prospect and worldwide bonus pool money. Last season, he played 60 games in left field , while also appearing at second base , first base and right field . Assuming he passes his physical, Kendrick will be back with the Nationals next season. Read More »

Liverpool ends Man City's unbeaten run in Premier League


Defeat will have not come as much of a surprise to Guardiola who has constantly insisted that his side would eventually lose their excellent record, and despite defeat they still hold a very comfortable 15-point lead over United ahead of Monday's clash with Stoke City . Read More »

Maria Sharapova enjoys winning Australian Open return after drugs ban absence


She was made to work harder in the second but sealed victory with an ace to book a second round against either 14th seed Anastasija Sevastova or Varvara Lepchenko. Auckland Classic champion Fernando Verdasco was among men to make the second round, with a straight-sets win over 20th seed Roberto Bautista Agut. Jo Konta has been tipped as a contender for the Australian Open title after linking up with Maria Sharapova's former coach . Read More »

Battle of the Birds: Eagles Fly Higher Than Falcons


Keenum managed to lead the Vikings on a last-second win over the Saints with an unbelievable touchdown pass to Stefon Diggs as timed ticked off of the clock. More importantly, it took Foles out of the precarious position of playmaker and shifted him into the role of game manager. Three plays later, Elliott smashed a 53-yard field goal - into the wind, no less - to cut Atlanta's lead to one at the break. Read More »

Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial Shine as Manchester United Cruise Past Stoke City


With Manchester United being linked to the capture of more players than most during the current transfer window, it's one signature in particular which could prove the most beneficial. ( Phil) Jones and ( Chris) Smalling brought the line up so that it was impossible for Peter Crouch to put a foot in the box. The thoughts of Manchester United's fans may have been on the possible arrival of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal but the players stayed focused to beat Stoke City 3-0 on Monday. Read More »

Jo Konta crushes Madison Brengle to race into second round


Konta was a losing quarter-finalist last season - defeated by eventual victor Serena Williams - and the event at Melbourne Park is statistically her strongest Grand Slam. Konta made a few too many errors in the opening set but grew convincingly into the match and was simply far too good for her 90th-ranked opponent. The second set was much better from Konta, who did not look back after breaking for a 3-1 lead and powered her way into the second round. Read More »

Wenger anxious as Arsenal flop again


That was the situation at the end of the transfer window, when Arsenal pulled the plug on selling Sanchez to City for £60m because they could not complete a deal with Monaco to sign to replace him. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger was asked if Sanchez's transfer was imminent after the 2-1 loss. They present it as their own information, but there's of course going to be doubts over whether Le10 are letting on they know more than they do. Read More »

Dana White: Conor McGregor could 'absolutely' be stripped of title


Although it's not clear if Nurmagomedov will take part in the planned Moscow event, the 29-year-old Dagestan native hinted at "big news" to come on his Instagram page two days ago. Since his hiatus from the UFC, Tony Ferguson has won the interim lightweight title and Khabib Nurmagomedov has solidified himself as a top contender within the division. Read More »

Federer An Underdog In Melbourne No More


But I started with positive feelings. Tougher tests will unquestionably follow, but Nadal was delighted to be back after a sensational 2017 campaign, where he won the French Open and US Open before bringing the curtain down early due to injury. Read More »

Man United want to sign Germany and Brazil midfielders


City have been chasing Sanchez since the summer, although there have been reports over recent days that they are unwilling to meet the £35million asking price. Arsenal's superstar Alexis Sanchez will have spoken to both Jurgen Klopp and Jose Mourinho over potential moves to their respective clubs, according to Sky Sports pundit and former England manager Steve McClaren. Read More »

Djokovic back with rebuilt serve at Aussie Open


The world No1, a beaten finalist to Roger Federer in Melbourne a year ago, clinically took apart Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 in 94 minutes in the night match on Rod Laver Arena . Considering his age and that he had never had such a long time away from the game owing to injury, it was probably the first time in a decade and a half that no one gave him a realistic chance of being in contention for a non-clay major. Read More »

Oprah interviews the women behind the 'Time's Up' movement


The Time's Up campaign was start to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. Despite fawning praise in recent days, Oprah Winfrey will be one of many candidates running for president if she really decides to seek the Democratic nomination, says a longtime conservative. Read More »

Kyle Lowry planning to return vs. Sixers


After the game, rumors abounded that the two players actually did have an altercation in the hallway. I don't know if they're trying to test me or see how I am on the court, but I don't play around. "Nobody was back there". Down 17 at one point in the frame, the Raptors battled back to make it a one-point game in the closing minutes. T.J. McConnell might be the most popular Sixers player not named Joel Embiid. Read More »

Pyongyang accuses Washington of undermining inter-Korean talks


A summit on curbing North Korea's nuclear ambitions will focus in part on how to ensure countries fully implement all the sanctions imposed on the reclusive state, a Canadian government source said on Monday. "The South Korean authorities have an axe to grind, hoping to eat corn without teeth", it added. In bellicose exchanges in recent weeks, U.S. President Donald Trump has derided the North Korean leader as a "maniac" and referred to him as "little rocket man". Read More »

Arsene Wenger: Alexis Sanchez could leave Arsenal 'in next 48 hours'


Now that move is apparently in doubt because City will not meet Arsenal's asking price but, if Sanchez does still want to go to Etihad Stadium, then he will, because he holds all the cards now. However, Sky Sports' claims that City have ended their interest seems to point towards the player making a shock move to Old Trafford, with many expecting a deal to be finalised before the end of the week. Read More »

Two Koreas begin talks on Winter Olympics


South Korea's Vice Sports Minister Roh Tae-kang has already confirmed the country has proposed a combined ice hockey team and a joint parade at the Opening Ceremony of Pyeongchang 2018. The venue of talks was the Peace House in Panmunjom- a truce village on the shared border between the two Koreas. Despite Kim Jong Un engaging with South Korea to allow his nation to participate in the Olympics , the KCNA piece went on to threaten a retraction of North Korea's participation, as though ... Read More »

Hibernian hero Jason Cummings 'delighted' to join Rangers


It will not be easy for the 22-year-old as he is still awaiting his first goal in the top flight having spent most of his time with Hibernian in the Scottish Championship. Hopefully I can play up there with Alfredo because he looks like the type I'd like to play with. Playing in that is something I've always wanted to do. Read More »

Manchester United 3 - 0 Stoke: Paul Lambert has work cut out


Jose Mourinho has explained his decision to leave Henrikh Mkhitaryan out of Manchester United's squad to face Stoke City in the Premier League on Monday night. Much of it was down to Paul Pogba pulling the strings for Manchester United vs Stoke. Teenager Tymon's only other start for Stoke was in the recent 5-0 defeat at Chelsea , part of a depressing run that has now seen the Potters gather just four points from a possible 24 - a sequence which left the Potters firmly in the ... Read More »

Clemson DE Ferrell returning to Tigers


As part of a bruising Tigers defensive front, he finished 2017 with 57 tackles and 8.5 sacks. Clemson will have eight returning starters on defense for 2018 overall. Ferrell was a redshirt sophomore in 2017, while the others were juniors. His sack total was second on the team behind Clelin Ferrell's 9.5. Gaskin announced his decision in a brief statement on Twitter on Sunday night, the day before the National Football League deadline for eligible underclassmen to declare for the draft. Read More »

CoCo goes bananas during shocking loss


Vandeweghe went on for about 60 seconds about why she couldn't continue without her potassium. Ebden recovered after dropping the second set to run away with the match 6-4 3-6 6-3 6-3 and defeat a top 20-ranked player for the first time in a grand slam event. Read More »