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TL;DR: Bancroft, Smith accept to ball-tampering

TL;DR: Bancroft, Smith accept to ball-tampering

Being the leader of the team I am incredibly sorry for trying to bring the game into disrepute like we did today". But I take responsibility as the captain. And it's not fair to nail Cameron Bancroft on it either. "We're working through a process, as I just said, and once we've got a clearer picture of the facts and understand things". Read More

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Celtics' Irving to return in three to six weeks after surgery

Celtics' Irving to return in three to six weeks after surgery

According to Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe , there is growing optimism that Kyrie Irving will return near the start of the National Basketball Association playoffs or in the second round, if the Celtics can advance without him. In addition, Jaylen Brown has been out of action with a concussion. The Celtics have also been without All-Star Gordon Hayward since he fractured his ankle on opening night. Read More

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Usain Bolt delights fans by scoring in Dortmund training

Usain Bolt delights fans by scoring in Dortmund training

The Bundesliga club live-streamed the training session and in China alone 1.2 million viewers tuned in. Bolt retired from track after the 2017 world championships. "They wanted to but I thought it was too cold". Dortmund player Nuri Sahin spoke on their Twitter handle and said, "This is a cool thing for the club!" They are one of the five German teams still competing for a Champions league spot, behind leaders Bayern Munich. Read More

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Ibrahimovic to leave Man United, join LA Galaxy

Ibrahimovic to leave Man United, join LA Galaxy

Zlatan Ibrahimovic , who on Friday signed a deal with MLS outfit LA Galaxy on Friday said he is hungry to play football and will be ready to play for the American club next week. I need to play and I want to play. He isn't one of the Galaxy's three designated players, instead taking a two-year deal paid with targeted allocation money - US$3 million total, according to numerous reports - to fit into the Galaxy's payroll structure. Read More

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Australia beat India by six wickets in 1st T20I

Australia beat India by six wickets in 1st T20I

The 25-year-old Singapore-born from Victoria had made small contributions in the three-match ODI series in Vadodara, but in the opening skirmish of the triangular, she demonstrated her class in a calm and assured manner. Opener Beth Mooney gave Aussies a solid start with her 43-run innings while right-hand batsman Elyse Villani contributed 39 runs to her team's winning cause. Read More

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Roberts says Turner's broken wrist won't need surgery

Roberts says Turner's broken wrist won't need surgery

With AP Photos.Los Angeles third baseman Justin Turner's broken left wrist is expected to heal without surgery, according to Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts. From Logan Forsythe to Kiké Hernandez, the Dodgers aren't short on players to fill in for Turner. numberFire's models project Turner to bat.283 while notching 21 home runs, 75 runs scored and 78 RBI over 583 plate appearances this season. Read More

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Red-hot Osaka powers past Serena in Miami

Red-hot Osaka powers past Serena in Miami

Serena Williams's comeback from the birth of her first child has taken another setback after the 23-time grand slam-winner was knocked out of the Miami Open , then stormed away from the venue. "Serena is the main reason why I started playing". I wasn't paying attention if she was struggling or not. Osaka was more succinct when describing her emotions on Twitter. Read More

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Thomas and List headline opening matches in Austin

Thomas and List headline opening matches in Austin

Strong performances will be required if he's to make it through to the last 16 on Saturday. This is the final week for players to get inside the top 50 and qualify for the Masters if they are not already eligible. "I got down early and he didn't make a bogey all day". McIlroy was 5 down with five holes to play when he ran off three straight birdies, but the rally wasn't enough in a 2-and-1 loss to Peter Uihlein . Read More

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Gonzaga's Killian Tillie sits out Sweet 16 game with hip injury

Gonzaga's Killian Tillie sits out Sweet 16 game with hip injury

Mann was stripped as he spun, losing the ball as he brought it up to pass, but serendipitously the ball deflected off the defender and back to Mann. Junior guard Francis Alonso was a thorn in the Bulldogs' side, scoring 16 points. Norvell finished with 14 points after hitting two late shots, but it was too little too late. Rui Hachimura led the way for Gonzaga with 16 points while Zach Norvell added 14 in the loss. Read More

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New Zealand vs England: Black Caps Put Martin Guptill On Standby

New Zealand vs England: Black Caps Put Martin Guptill On Standby

But the seamer, who needs just one wicket to reach 400 in Test cricket, did not receive the new ball in England's warm-up matches in Hamilton, Mark Wood and Chris Woakes given a crack at the new cherry ahead of him. But feisty left-armer Wagner has a job to do against his old chum at Eden Park, so the good humour will resume for the start of the new season when both will be lending a hand again as Essex set out to defend their Specsavers Division One title. Read More

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Del Potro ends Federer's winning run at Indian Wells Masters

Del Potro ends Federer's winning run at Indian Wells Masters

The Swiss veteran said: "yeah, yeah, whatever", after Murphy's warning. Federer even hit a volley at the Argentine's leg at one point, resulting in a glare from the usually calm Argentine. He's also a great volleyer - I'm surprised he doesn't come to the net more the way he reads balls and makes instinctive plays at the net. "You're very special, I share this trophy with you". Read More

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XFL documentary maker plans new football league

XFL documentary maker plans new football league

Other games will be available on the league's app. Alliance of American Football will begin its 10-week season on February 9, 2019, the week after Super Bowl LIII. "There are 28,000 Division I football players", Ebersol said. The league also vowed cheap ticket prices - each team will offer seats "between the 20s [yard-lines], close to the field" for $35, Ebersol said - and value-priced concessions. Read More

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Cavs Coach Tyronn Lue takes leave of absence

Cavs Coach Tyronn Lue takes leave of absence

The coach said he feels he needs to step away "and focus on trying to establish a stronger and healthier foundation" from which to coach the rest of the season. Not bad considering Love had not played five-on-five in practice prior to appearing in Monday's game. "There didn't deserve to be a loser", Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. Read More

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Vikings to open 2018 season with an NFC Championship rematch

Vikings to open 2018 season with an NFC Championship rematch

Bank Stadium. After the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots to earn their first Super Bowl victory ever, it was nearly assured they would host the league's inaugural game of the 2018 season. The Cowboys won two of the three games against the Giants , and there are good odds they would make it three-of-four if they played again. The 2018 National Football League season opener should be a good one. Read More

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'Black Panther' Remains No. 1 At The Box Office After 5th Week

'Black Panther' Remains No. 1 At The Box Office After 5th Week

Black Panther , starring Chadwick Boseman as the superhero king of a utopian African country, has nearly singlehandedly kept the year's box office total slightly above the same period last year. Black Panther and Tomb Raider will next go up against the Pacific Rim sequel which is tracking in the low $20M range. Fox Searchlight's Oscar victor " The Shape of Water " also launched in China this weekend with $10.4 million following its best-picture win. Read More

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Bangladesh pair Shakib and Nurul fined for conduct

Bangladesh pair Shakib and Nurul fined for conduct

Level I breaches carry a minimum penalty of an official reprimand, a maximum penalty of 50 per cent of a player's match fee and one or two demerit points. "What's happening here", one commentator asked. They don't seem to be happy. "This is a very serious thing he's trying to do". "It looks as thought he wants to call them off. Read More

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March Madness Live Streaming North Carolina Basketball Game

March Madness Live Streaming North Carolina Basketball Game

North Carolina certainly isn't used to seeing blowout losses during tournament time . The Tar Heels shot just 33 percent, including 6 of 31 (.194) on 3-pointers after entering the game shooting almost 37 percent from behind the arc. He had six such games and averaged 22.2 in the next game. "I was excited all week to come and play", he said. "I just wanted to live in the moment and have fun with it". Read More

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Stenson, DeChambeau share Palmer lead

Stenson, DeChambeau share Palmer lead

Justin Rose is a shot back at seven under the card after nine holes, having bagged three front nine birdies. "I'm not thinking as much around the golf course ". "We had a chat on Monday". He has a chance to end his drought, which is all he wanted. "I'm within reach, but I'm going to need a really low one tomorrow", Woods said of his chances after the round, per Golf Channel . Read More

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Kevin Pietersen to not play PSL 2018 matches in Pakistan

Kevin Pietersen to not play PSL 2018 matches in Pakistan

In a video message on Saturday, Pietersen said family considerations are behind his decision not to travel to Pakistan, and requested the fans to respect his decision. In 104 Tests for England , he scored 8,181 runs at an average of 47.28 with 23 centuries and 35 fifties. "Time to move on!". He has been away from the sport's top level since his England exile started in 2014 when he was a high-profile casualty of an Ashes thrashing in Australia. Read More

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