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Ravi Ashwin lauds AB de Villiers for playing a special knock

Port Elizabeth took a leaf out of the Barmy Army's book and filled day one with a rambunctious brass band playing in the background - but the colourful attempt at livening up the minuscule crowd wasn't well received by a number of fans. "As a bowler you block out who you're bowling to but he's obviously an unbelievable player", Mitchell Marsh said of De Villiers, having trapped Du Plessis and De Bruyn lbw. Read More »

Tyron Woodley to Train Floyd Mayweather in MMA


Now, yes, none of this means that Mayweather's actually serious about transitioning into MMA, although, Woodley also reportedly said that they're in the process of setting up some training sessions. "We started chatting about training MMA and we decided let's connect, let's hook up in Vegas and do some training and get him ready for MMA". " Floyd Mayweather's one of the best strikers of all-time", Woodley said. Read More »

Duke vs. Notre Dame - 3/8/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction


The Fighting Irish lost at home to Miami the night before. Duke, the defending champion after beating Notre Dame in the title game a year ago, earned its 100th ACC Tournament victory. Brey said he didn't double-team Bagley in the post because "we thought we could absorb the 2s". Pitt: Will Stallings be back for a third season with the Panthers? Clemson's 90 points were a program record for an ACC Tournament game ... Read More »

Harry Kane suffers 'potential ligament injury' during Spurs' visit to Bournemouth


However, the signs are looking good for Tottenham as Bournemouth have lost four of their five league meetings with Spurs, with the exception being a 0-0 draw in the same fixture at the Cherries' home ground at Dean Court last season. Pochettino said Kane, 24, has suffered an injury to his right ankle, potentially a ligament problem. Junior Stanislas netted his fourth Premier League goal of the season, and his 18th in his entire Bournemouth career, making him the joint 12th highest ... Read More »

Giants tell DRC he's being released


The NFL Network's Mike Garafolo stated the team asked the 31-year-old to take a "significant pay cut", as he was scheduled to earn a $6.5 million base salary in 2018. It's unknown what amount the Giants are asking him to forfeit, but we can assume it's hefty, especially as a veteran that's not capable of playing every play throughout the entire season. Read More »

Barcelona agree option to buy Brazilian star Arthur


Barca were subsequently linked with Arthur and reports from Spain and Brazil claimed that the two clubs had been in discussions over a potential transfer earlier in March. The agreement allows Barca to sign Arthur , the Brazilian midfielder, in July 2018 for a fee of £26.7m plus around £8m in add-ons. The Spanish club said in a statement on Sunday that they can activate an option to sign Arthur in July by paying a basic 30 million euros ($36.9mn) plus 9mn in add ons. Read More »

Manchester United deserved the win against Liverpool, says Jose Mourinho

The Reds were punished for individual errors in the first half, Marcus Rashford scoring twice before an Eric Bailly own goal brought Klopp's men back into the game later on. You don't make the team better. "He is improving a lot in training". Liverpool welcome Watford to Anfield next week in the Premier League . Rashford has started 14 games out of his 27 Premier league appearances this campaign, but he was drafted in at late notice to replace the injured Paul Pogba on Saturday. Read More »

Denver Nuggets: Player grades from Cleveland loss


If it would have happened it would have gave us a boost, but it didn't happen so you move on". "I'm blessed and I never take it for granted". He's averaging 16.1 PPG in 10 games with the Lakers , 28.9 in 2016-17 with Boston, and 14.7 with Cleveland during this year. Read More »

Elgar, Amla hit 50s, South Africa makes progress in 2nd test


South Africa's Kagiso Rabada may miss rest of the matches of the Test series against Australia after he was hit with level two offence following his aggressive send-off of Australian captain Steve Smith on Friday. Australia ended day three on 180/5 and will continue batting on Monday at 10:00 local time or 08:00 GMT. Australia which is one of the two oldest Test playing country in the World won their inaugural Test match in the tour against South Africa. Read More »

Craig Bellamy predicts whether Arsenal will win the Europa League


In a moment of sweet vindication, Watford captain Troy Deeney, who had questioned Arsenal's spirit earlier this season, had a second-half penalty saved by Petr Cech . Karnezis produced a wonder save on Ozil before the pace of the contest finally dropped, although the visitors would earn two more chances. But Watford couldn't take advantage and Granit Xhaka's 20-yard blast after the interval nearly deceived Karnezis before he grabbed the ball just before it crossed the line. Read More »

Mikey Garcia Says Mayweather Lost A Step, He Could Beat Him


But first, he must deal with Lipinets and his 140-pound IBF title on Saturday. He simply came up against one of the very brightest talents in world boxing today. Lipinets isn't a particularly strong puncher, which plays to Garcia's advantage as he's not a natural 140 pounder either. Garcia's name has been thrown around for some high-profile fights in recent months, with names ranging from Vasyl Lomachenko to Jorge Linares, but he also has his sights set on the biggest names in the ... Read More »

Thousands Turn Out To See Donald Trump Stump For Rick Saccone


House Speaker Paul Ryan, which has invested $3.5 million to boost Saccone's candidacy. "I said, 'What do you attribute that to?' 'Well, the death penalty'". The election is set for Tuesday. He discussed the tax cuts bill he signed, recent job growth and his order to implement tariffs on steel and aluminum for most US trading partners. Read More »

Gallacher produces round of day but Sharma and Wallace lead


The 21-year-old Indian, lying tied 55th after round one, broke the previous course record of 65 held jointly by Grillo, who achieved the number in round one on Thursday, as well as Malaysian Gavin Green, who fired the score at the last edition of the Indian Open. Read More »

Umpires hit Rabada with level 2 charge

Australia fought back on the second day of the second Test but could not stop AB de Villiers taking South Africa into a slender first innings lead at St George's Park on Saturday. Five months later he was fined and given one demerit point for giving England all-rounder Ben Stokes a send-off involving inappropriate language that could be heard over the stump microphones. Read More »

Big 12: Kansas State Wildcats vs. Kansas Jayhawks


But because of games that happened almost five months ago, the Cowboys will have to wait until Sunday to know whether those 10 people deem them worthy. 2 Texas Tech against No. 3 West Virginia with the Red Raiders in search of their first championship game appearance since 2005. "I have a lot of respect for those guys, but very soon I could be playing against them, so I can't be much of a fan if I'm going to be guarding Steph or guarding a guy like Kyrie", Young said last month. Read More »

Quebec Doctors Protest Their Own Pay Raise


According to protesters, their wages are already too high and disproportionate to those of other health workers. It appears that only our salaries are immunized against the cuts. "We believe that there is a way to redistribute the resources of the Quebec health system to promote the health of the population and meet the needs of patients without pushing workers to the end", the doctors wrote. Read More »

Man Utd: Mourinho explains dominance of Liverpool

Lukaku's finishing ability is up there with anyone else in the Premier League and perhaps Jose Mourinho's men could do a little more in setting him up more frequently. I think Dejan Lovren will have nightmares about him tonight'. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says Alexis Sanchez is still adapting to life at the club and says the winter market makes it hard for players to hit the ground running. Read More »

Tiger Woods within striking distance of first win since 2013


Time had not stopped, or heaven forbid, gone in reverse. That saw Woods , 42, who is looking for his first win in nearly five years, card a second-round three under par 68 in the Valspar Championship in Florida. Woods said he hopes to use Valspar to fine-tune his game while building up his endurance. "Back to the good ol" days, for sure". When Woods returned to the competitive fray in December at the Hero World Challenge, which could best be described as a rehab start, he spoke of ... Read More »

Providence coach Ed Cooley rips trousers during excitement of Big East final


Villanova figures to have the advantage on the offensive side of the ball. As long as you can look at yourself in the mirror and say: 'You know what, I prepared myself, I just missed it'. "When I went to sit down, I tweaked my knee and it felt amusing for a second". Trust us, he was not wearing a towel as a fashion statement. Cartwright put Providence's comeback in overdrive when he hit a 3 that made it 51-46 and had Cooley smiling and clapping on the sideline. Read More »

Rabada charged for shoulder brush with Smith


Having resumed on 39 for one, it was a fruitful morning for South Africa , who only lost nightwatchman Kagiso Rabada (29) when he played onto his stumps from a Pat Cummins (2-23) delivery. Smith and South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis met on Thursday with umpires and match referee Jeff Crowe to ensure the rest of the series is played in the right spirits. Read More »

Rabada takes 3 quick wickets to leave Australia reeling


South Africa were 39 for one at the close. The Proteas will resume at 7-263 on Sunday morning in Port Elizabeth , with de Villiers unbeaten on 74. The Australian seamers made effective use of reverse swing for most of the second and third sessions to pose some hard questions for the batsmen, before Steve Smith took the second new ball just over five overs from the close. Read More »

Giants' Beckham appears in seedy video


He did not take any drugs!" an adamant Cuenca wrote in her native French during a private exchange on Instagram. Odell Beckham Jr .is once again in hot water. Requests for comment from Beckham's camp have not been returned as of Saturday afternoon, ESPN reported. According to Fox News , it was not immediately clear if Beckham really was the subject of the video or when the video was taken, as the three-second video is undated. Read More »

Huddersfield Town "unlucky" not to win against Swansea City says David Wagner


Huddersfield have failed to score in a league-high 16 Premier League games this season. "If it's a red card, a red card to both players or not a red card to any player". "We had 28 shots to zero, they had no corners". We had four, five, six clear-cut chances. "We played very well". I'm too young to remember the Autoglass final in 1994 which I'm sure most would say. Read More »

DeRozan scores 42, VanVleet makes winning shot for Raptors


Miles in the final 20 seconds, Toronto came away with a win. The Raptors shot 48.2 percent overall and held Houston to just 9-of-27 from three-point range. The second half had been a series of Rockets runs to within a manageable margin only for Toronto to rally back. It brought out the best in Lowry and DeRozan and if this what is in store for the playoffs, then Charles Barkley predicting the Finals coming to Canada is not that far off. Read More »

Own goal finishes Lionesses as U.S. pip England to SheBelieves Cup title


Neville's team travelled in economy class to the tournament, where they beat France and drew with Germany before losing to the hosts. The United States won 1-0. Injuries also facilitated the introduction of new blood with Manchester City's Keira Walsh suggesting Neville has a fine young holding midfielder on his hands. Read More »

International Women's Day: much to celebrate, much to do


In the hope of helping Refuge help the one in four women domestically abused in their lifetime, the comedian has been retweeting people asking about IMD telling them to "keep up". Herring has partnered with the charity Refuge- who support women and children experiencing domestic violence- to raise money for them with an online fundraising page and take action against these victims of domestic violence. Read More »