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Check out these records broken by the Munford High track team


The 800-meter team of Jamiya Brown, Upendo Shasta, Ciarra Potter and Theresa Waller ran a 1:59.20 and Maiya Reed, Grace Escandon, Brianna Tuggle and Taylor Jones posted a 19:19.25 in the three-miler. "We always teach them that they have to have a fierce competitor mindset, so that no matter what the weather is, it is sunny and 60 in their mind". Read More »

Duke's Bagley declares for NBA Draft with Twitter video


Bagley is still a consensus top 5-6 draft pick - where millions of guaranteed dollars await . The scariest thing about Bagley's season was that he should have been a senior in high school this season. He was the first Blue Devil and first conference freshman to accomplish the feat. Auburn hired a Birmingham law firm to conduct a review of Pearl's program after last September's arrest of then-associate head coach Chuck Person on federal corruption charges. Read More »

Mourinho set to hold 'clear the air' talks with Man Utd players


On Thursday morning, the likes of Pogba , Marcus Rashford, Alexis Sanchez, Romelu Lukaku and Jesse Lingard all arrived at the Aon Training Complex ahead of Saturday's clash with Swansea. "They had about five-days off". Mourinho , who is planning a huge summer clear-out at Old Trafford, is said to be planning to sit down with his team to clarify some of his recent public comments. Read More »

Jelena Ostapenko edges past Elina Svitolina, reaches last four — WTA Miami


Collins, belying her 93rd ranking, pounded victor after winner to beat fellow American Williams at her own game and set up a semi-final against French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko . No 6 seed Jelena Ostapenko is headed to the semi-finals of the Miami Open . Svitolina looked to respond and took an early lead in the second set, but Ostapenko continued to go for her shots and landed some big winners as she levelled the match at 3-3. Read More »

Andy Murray to play in Dutch grass-court tournament in June


The former world No1, who has not played since he was knocked out of Wimbledon in the quarter-finals previous year, has slipped to No29 in the world. The Scot's Instagram post showed him at the newly-built Mouratgloau Tennis Academy in Nice where he has been training with fellow Glaswegian Aidan McHugh, the British junior No 1. Read More »

Bancroft: I panicked over ball tampering


The ACA, which represents professional first-class cricketers, called for a proposed review into Australia's cricketing culture to be fully independent and extend to the CA's response to the scandal. "Not a second has gone by when I wish I could turn back time". "All I can do is ask for forgiveness". Former vice-captain Warner, who received a 12-month ban and cannot return to a leadership role, apologised to cricket fans "all over the world" in a post on Twitter on Thursday. Read More »

Ireland announces date for abortion referendum


Health minister Simon Harris and housing minister Eoghan Murphy signed the order to set the date of the historic vote after legislation allowing for it was passed in the Seanad, the second chamber of the Irish parliament. If the public votes to repeal the amendment, then the Irish Government intends to table legislation which would permit women to have an abortion within 12 weeks of pregnancy. Read More »

WRAPUP 3-Cricket-Lehmann resigns as disgraced trio return to Australia

Lehmann says he will quit after the final test against South Africa, citing the emotional stress of the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa. Australian cricket is now in a state of turmoil following the bans of captain Steve Smith , vice-captain David Warner and batsman Cameron Bancroft after the three players were found guilty of using sandpaper to tamper with the ball during the third Test in Cape Town . Read More »

Darren Lehmann resigns as Australian cricket team coach


It's a stain on the game and the sport we all love and I have loved since I was a boy. STEVE Smith will miss the final match of Australia's South Africa tour, after copping a one-Test ban for his involvement in the disgraceful ball-tampering affair in the heavy third-Test defeat. Read More »

Kevin Love (loose tooth) leaves game at halftime


LeBron James has tied one of Michael Jordan's most impressive records with his 866th consecutive game with at least 10 points. But the double-digit scoring streak, which dates to January 5, 2007, and an eight-point game against Milwaukee in his fifth season, has turned him somewhat reflective. Read More »

Giancarlo Stanton Launches Home Run In First Yankees At-Bat

They were second to the Dodgers for each of the last four years. Still, it's possible that both righthanders surrender runs at a much closer rate to one another. The Yankees also have Aaron Hicks and Brett Gardner filling out their outfield, with Jacoby Ellsbury and Clint Frazier options as well once they return from injury, making New York's outfield unbelievably deep and talented. Read More »

Kemba Walker Passes Dell Curry to Become Hornets Career Scoring Leader


After signing a four-year, $48 million contract with the team in 2015, Walker has been named to the All-Star team in consecutive seasons and is now averaging 23 points and 5.7 assists per night. Smith played against the Charlotte Hornets at Spectrum Center Wednesday night. "Listen, if you can be the all-time leading scorer in any franchise, that's incredible", James said after the game. Read More »

Tottenham Hotspur: Harry Kane has outside chance of facing Chelsea


Spurs now sit in fourth in the Premier League table and have the chance to extend their lead over fifth place Chelsea to eight points. "I think it's hard now to say yes or no, to be involved or not in the game. "It will be a massive game for both teams". "I think my job is to try to help the player to [achieve] what they deserve and what they want - giving them the tools to perform". Read More »

Lionel Messi returning to Barcelona for tests on hamstring - Ernesto Valverde


While the nation fared well against Italy in a 2-0 victory on Friday, a match up against fellow World Cup hopefuls Spain in Madrid on Tuesday resulted in humiliating 6-1 loss. Speaking on the fitness of Messi, Valverde told reporters that the 30-year-old had some problems in their last game against Athletic Bilbao, but it was nothing serious. Read More »

LeBron ties Jordan for longest double-digit points streak


The game may have got away from the Hornets but Kemba Walker's 11 points in the fourth saw him become the franchise's leading career scorer, passing Dell Curry. The Cavaliers went on a 15-10 run as James had six points on a pair of dunks and a layup to increase the lead and get back on their winning ways. One night after scoring only 18 during the first night of a back-to-back in a loss to the Miami Heat, James was electric. Read More »

Ball-Tampering Scandal: Darren Lehmann To Break Silence After Surviving Punishment

With Darren Lehmann likely to speak publicly on Wednesday - for the first time since the ball-tampering scandal broke - former Australia captain Allan Border has thrown his support behind the under-fire coach. Lehmann was set to step down when his current contract expired at the end of the 2019 Ashes, but the cheating scandal forced a rethink. "There is a human side to this". Read More »

Kidd, Nash, Hill among HOF inductees


Kidd had 12,091 assists and is eighth all-time with 8.7 assists per game. A formal announcement will happen during Final Four weekend, per Woj. The point guard then became the second overall pick in the 1994 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association confirms no British referees will take part at Russia World Cup


Only 10 referees are representing Confederation of African Football (Caf) affiliated countries. Other assistant referees from Africa are Etchiali Abdelhak (Algeria), Hmila Anouar (Tunisia), Camara Djibril (Senegal), Samba El Hadji Malick (Senegal), Achik Redouane (Mauritius), Dos Santos Jerson Emiliano (Angola) and Siwela Zakhele Thusi (South Africa). Read More »

Mets Great Rusty Staub Dies At 73


Former Major League Baseball standout Rusty Staub, who began his professional career with the Durham Bulls, passed away on Thursday. He made his Major League Baseball debut in 1963 and remained with the Astros through the 1968 season. The outfielder helped lead the Mets to the 1973 World Series, where despite a separated shoulder, he hit.423 against the Athletics. His final at-bat came with the Mets in October 1985. Read More »

Darren Lehmann to resign as Australia head coach


Greg Dyer, the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) president, had even called for coaches and administrators of the cricket board to be examined in the said culture review. While Smith and Bancroft were both found guilty of "knowledge" of the plan to cheat, a CA statement credits Warner with the "development" of the plot , suggesting he was the instigator. Read More »

Warner apologises over cheating scandal


The Australian captain Vice Captain planned to tamper the ball for which he chose the newcomer Cameron Bancroft , He asked him to keep a sandpaper in his pocket, Knowing all this Steve Smith stayed silent and let the plan go on to the field. Read More »

Darren Lehmann to step down as Australia head coach


Cricket Australia (CA) yesterday announced Warner and captain Steve Smith will be suspended from all global and domestic cricket teams for 12 months and have to undertake 100 hours of voluntary service in community cricket. 'I'm not saying Australia don't have that or don't bring that to the table when you play against them but there is a different atmosphere. The former two are banned for a year , while the opening batsman has been banned for nine months from playing domestic and ... Read More »

Warner apologises for 'stain on the game'


That means Bancroft's Somerset deal this summer will be scrapped and Smith, 28, and Warner, 31, would not be able to play county cricket if they wanted. "I take full responsibility, I made a serious error of judgement and I understand the consequences. I love the game of cricket, I love entertaining young kids, I love kids wanting to play the great game of cricket that I love", he said. Read More »

Jaylen Brown drills game-winning trey for Boston Celtics


But it was Boston that finished the game on a 9-0 run that included the Brown game victor. The game-winning hero finished with a team-high 21 points and a ideal 3-for-3 from long range. Rozier scored 11 of his 13 points in the fourth quarter. Jazz: Utah made five 3-pointers in the third quarter after shooting 4 of 16 from the perimeter in the first half. Read More »

Lehmann fears for disgraced players' health after scandal


Smith was unable to complete his news conference at Sydney Airport and was ushered out of the room after a short display of raw emotion during which he repeatedly apologized for his misjudgment. "I love kids wanting to play the great game of cricket that I love", he said. Lehmann, who was due to leave the job after the 2019 Ashes series in England, is quitting despite being cleared of any role in the ball-tampering scandal that has rocked the sport. Read More »

Isco Nets Hat-trick As Spain Maul Argentina 6-0


After beating Italy 2-0 without Messi on the weekend, Argentina had grown in confidence but their post-interval showing showed how dependent they are on their talisman. Asensio again undid the defense when he squared a pass from the right flank to meet Isco's run in from the left side. The European giants started the second half in the same vein as they did the first, finding the back of the net through Isco to double his tally on the night. Read More »