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Australia to boycott World Cup 2018 over nerve agent attack?

Australia to boycott World Cup 2018 over nerve agent attack?

Russia is certain to respond to the diplomatic expulsions with measures of its own and anti-Russian rhetoric is only deepening in response to the Skripal affair. London newspaper The Sun reports Australia is one of a number of countries likely to join this action. "We have sought clarification regarding the Foreign Minister's comments about the World Cup", they said. Read More

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Isco scores hat-trick as Spain maul Argentina 6-1

Isco scores hat-trick as Spain maul Argentina 6-1

Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi then scored a header from a corner in the 38th minute to get Argentina back into the match. MADRID , SPAIN - MARCH 27: Isco Alarcon of Spain in action during the International Friendly match between Spain and Argentina at Wanda Metropolitano Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Madrid, Spain . Read More

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Ndamukong Suh signs one-year deal with Rams, takes less money

Ndamukong Suh signs one-year deal with Rams, takes less money

On Monday, Suh made it official by picking the Rams over the Saints and Titans . Instead, they've attacked free agency; refurbishing their defence as they look to repeat as champions in an ultra-competitive division. "That's what makes this situation probably different than some". But controversy has followed him throughout his career, as he has been fined numerous times over player-safety violation and suspended once for two games. Read More

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Gabriel Jesus goal gives Brazil revenge win to end Germany's unbeaten run

Gabriel Jesus goal gives Brazil revenge win to end Germany's unbeaten run

Leroy Sane hopes to transfer his sparkling form at Manchester City on to the global stage with Germany . Against Germany , we will want to play football , to be competitive, mentally strong, and put an idea in play. The talk was empty. However, they now possess another superstar in Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus and he powered a header past the floundering Kevin Trapp as the visitors cranked up the pressure shortly before the interval. Read More

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Josh McDaniels discusses decision to reject Colts

Josh McDaniels discusses decision to reject Colts

In his first comments since pulling the ol' switcheroo, he explained to the Boston Globe that he "absolutely" wants to be a head coach again. Here's a hint: it has something to do with the Patriots losing the Super Bowl . "It was never my intention to go into this and put anybody in an awkward position or do any harm to anybody", McDaniels said, according to the Globe . Read More

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Gareth Southgate backs his judgment as clubs overlook his stars

Gareth Southgate backs his judgment as clubs overlook his stars

England need a metronomic midfielder who can recycle the ball across the pitch and with Jack Wilshere now unavailable to face Italy , Lewis Cook is the best-equipped to perform that duty. Southgate added of Hart: "Joe's professionalism has been brilliant with us". I'm confident they'll make the breakthrough at some stage however, and given their strong defensive displays against Brazil, Germany, and Holland, plus Italy's lack of quality in attack, then another clean sheet looks on ... Read More

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Renshaw Added to Test Squad as Warner's Fate Hangs in Balance

Renshaw Added to Test Squad as Warner's Fate Hangs in Balance

Smith admitted some senior players were aware of the tampering attempt. Bancroft hasn't been the most consistent but Australia team management persisted with him for South Africa series. The Queensland batsman played ten Test matches for Australia country and amassed 623 runs with a best of 184 runs. Australia cricket team did the unthinkable few days back. Read More

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Michael Bennet latest: Eagles DE appears in Houston court

Michael Bennet latest: Eagles DE appears in Houston court

The charge of injury to an elderly person can be filed in Texas if a perpetrator intentionally or knowingly causes injury to a person 65 years of age or older. "In this country, people are presumed innocent, and I think we have to be fair about that in all these matters", Roseman said. Bennett, who grew up in the Houston area, is recognized as one of the NFL's most outspoken players on social injustice and is involved in various charities. Read More

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Parker Will Be Overwhelmed, Joshua Predicts

Parker Will Be Overwhelmed, Joshua Predicts

His team says "the results of the surgery have been nothing less than fantastic with Parker regaining maximum speed and power for the first time since 2016". Parker, meanwhile, has been charming and accessible as usual, an attitude which has seen his stocks rise with the British media and in some cases the public. Read More

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Wales 0-1 Uruguay: Edinson Cavani nets victor to clinch China Cup

Wales 0-1 Uruguay: Edinson Cavani nets victor to clinch China Cup

Bale and Suarez shared a warm embrace in the tunnel beforehand and the latter superstar nearly gave Uruguay a second-minute lead when he fired Nahitan Nandez's cut-back against the base of the left post from 10 yards. Suarez fired home from a Cavani lay-off before the hour, only to be correctly flagged offside, and although Wales' defence was increasingly cut open at will, they still carried a threat in attack. Read More

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League Player Dies at 26 After Collapsing During Game

League Player Dies at 26 After Collapsing During Game

Zeke Upshaw , a minor league basketball player and Hyde Park native, has died after collapsing on the court in Grand Rapids, Michigan, at the end of a game on Saturday. 'Zeke had a warm personality and was a tremendous representative of our organization both on and off the court'. Grand Rapids was fortunate to be the benefactor of two seasons of Zeke's commitment to the youth and non-profits within our community. Read More

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Manchester United set to start professional women's team

Manchester United set to start professional women's team

Young has become United's first-choice left-back for José Mourinho , with Shaw enduring a torrid time under the manager. "Obviously, he [Shaw] is a player that wants to do well, I want to see him doing well", Young continued. He told espn .co.uk: "That will determine for me, personally, if I continue or if I say, "You know what?" However Shaw remains keen to keep up his hard work on the pitch, and he will be hoping to prove his manager prove with the extra sessions and earn a spot for ... Read More

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Duke Basketball: Get to Know the Kansas Jayhawks

Duke Basketball: Get to Know the Kansas Jayhawks

This Jayhawk team has found a way to win without depth and with limited size. With 14 points and 11 rebounds, Udoka Azubuike had a solid performance for Kansas . chipped in a pair of threes and 5 rebounds. But instead of going back to Mississippi State, where he averaged 11.3 points while battling a number of health issues, he enrolled at Kansas and sat out last season under transfer rules. Read More

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Bluebloods Kansas, Duke square off with Final Four at stake

Bluebloods Kansas, Duke square off with Final Four at stake

While most have five Duke players going in the first round of the NBA Draft, Syracuse has just two players that would get drafted if they choose to declare themselves eligible. "They're better and so are we". They had young looks. The beat Iona by 22 and then Rhode Island by 25. The Atlantic Coast Conference teams met February 24 in the regular season, with Duke posting a 60-44 home victory when both teams were held to season-low point totals. Read More

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Ibrahimovic confirms LA Galaxy switch after leaving Man United

Ibrahimovic confirms LA Galaxy switch after leaving Man United

The former Barcelona , Ajax , AC Milan , Juventus and Inter Milan forward have played only seven times since damaging cruciate ligaments in April. "I am excited to join a club with a winning legacy that has embodied soccer in Los Angeles for over 20 years". "If Ibrahimovic can't make Los Angeles care about the Galaxy, there isn't a player who can", wrote Dylan Hernandez in the LA Times under the headline "He's hard to ignore". Read More

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Watson denies Thomas number one spot to set up Kisner showdown

He is 2-up through 12, and looking good for the semis. "I keep advancing, so that's the key", Watson said. He was deadly, hitting the big, swooping cut shot to set up some his approaches into some abnormally quick greens. Thomas was not at his best Saturday, but he was good enough to luck up a 2&1 victory over fellow American Kyle Stanley which gives the No. 2 player in the world a shot at his eighth win in the past year. Read More

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Texas Tech meets Villanova for spot in Final Four

Texas Tech meets Villanova for spot in Final Four

They have matched a season high for most 3-pointers during a three-game span with their recent perimeter blitz. "We really played in spurts today, just really never got that consistency", Boilermakers coach Matt Painter said. Uncle Jeff is great with treatment and keeping our legs fresh. On March 27, 2016, Beard left Arkansas-Little Rock after one season and accepted the job at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Read More

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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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