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Sport Not sure if Dhoni is still a good in T2 player: Ganguly
Author: 0 Not sure if Dhoni is still a good in T2 player: Ganguly

However, he also made comments about MS Dhoni, which was not appreciated by the Twitterati at large. A post shared by Sakshi (@sakshisingh_r) on April 9, 2017 at 11:40am PDTIn her following post, she said: "When a bird is alive, it eats ants".

Sport Heat need a win against the Cavaliers
Author: 0 Heat need a win against the Cavaliers

Cleveland lost to the Heat, 124-121, in overtime. "Our culture has got to be we don't take anyone for granted". It's been a group of castoffs and misfits who have made it work. "We dug ourselves a hole early this year, but these guys are so resilient and came out and fought hard every night", Richarson said. Going home was a "legacy move", but staying with a dynasty would have been a better one.

Sport Cubs' Baez starts after injuring eye in collision
Author: 0 Cubs' Baez starts after injuring eye in collision

The Brewers wouldn't get another hit until Domingo Santana's home run in the 9th. Saturday will mark Milone's first career outing against the Cubs, who will be looking to bounce back after a tough loss Friday night. In five games, Braun is batting.250 with a homer. The Chicago Cubs can put a lot of pressure on a pitching staff, which is what made the Milwaukee Brewers' 2-1, 11-inning victory Friday night all the more remarkable.

Author: 0 Aussie Thompson tops Sock in Davis Cup opener

Jack Sock of the USA reacts after winning a point in his match against Jordan Thompson of Australia at the Davis Cup World Group Quarterfinal in Brisbane , Australia , Friday, April 7, 2017. Johnson was shaky in his service game at 2-3, which the Australians won with a forehand return victor by Groth, and Sock was broken to tie the match up at two sets each when Peers produced consecutive winners.

Author: 0 Anthony helps Knicks edge 76ers 114-113 in finale

After saying Tuesday that he didn't think Anthony would play, Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek said Wednesday night that Anthony felt strong enough after a scrimmage to suit up. We got to be more physical on the offensive end, setting screens, helping other guys get open. When asked to assess Anthony's season, Hornacek praised the forward's offense but intimated that he needed to improve defensively.

Author: 0 National Hockey League stars express sadness - and a dare - over Olympics ban

While fans and players have expressed disappointment and anger over the NHL's decision to skip the 2018 Winter Olympics, Sportsnet hockey boss Scott Moore has no problem with the move. "Of course, Canada wants its best athletes to be there and this is making it more hard for them to do so". Ovechkin said there is still time for the league to rethink its position, especially given the severe backlash of the NHLPA since Monday's announcement.

Author: 0 Juventus recorded a comprehensive 3-0 win over Barcelona

The hosts hared out from the first whistle and had their first chance after less than three minutes when Gonzalo Higuain wasted a good chance in front of Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen. "It does not matter if I think the result is fair or not, it is what it is", he said, according to Marca . Dybala has now scored eight goals in his last games at home and has been heavily linked with a transfer to opponent Barcelona during the summer transfer window.

Author: 0 Rory McIlroy switches fairway woods at Masters from Callaway to TaylorMade

From what I understand, it's going to blow 25-30 miles per hour at times this week, with gusts perhaps up to 40, which I don't know will be enough to move balls on the greens or not. But Day said Monday that his mother is improving and she might even be at the course on the weekend to watch him compete for the green jacket. Willett has not been the same golfer since then, with no Top-10 finishes the rest of 2016 or so far in 2017.

Sport Stars bring back Hitchcock as coach
Author: 0 Stars bring back Hitchcock as coach

Hitchcock was sacked by the St. Louis Blues on February 1 in favour of Mike Yeo with team in a playoff spot in the Western Conference. He led the Stars to the playoffs in his first six full seasons as an National Hockey League coach beginning in 1996-97, winning the Stanley Cup in 1999 and falling to the Devils in the finals the following season.

Sport Ibra sparks United as Sunderland on brink
Author: 0 Ibra sparks United as Sunderland on brink

Romero made a fine block to prevent Victor Anichebe equalising but matters went from bad to worse for Sunderland two minutes before the interval, with Larsson shown a straight red card for a lunging challenge that caught Ander Herrera on the shin.

Sport Redskins QB Kirk Cousins does not expect to be traded
Author: 0 Redskins QB Kirk Cousins does not expect to be traded

In March, Cousins signed a one-year franchise-player tender with Washington that will net him nearly $ 24 million guaranteed next season. Cousins' side did not counter an offer made by Washington - a five-year deal worth approximately $20 million per year - before the combine because it didn't come close to what it was seeking.

Author: 0 Cubs' banner-raising ceremony delayed by rain

After getting knocked out of the postseason by the Cubs past year, the Dodgers were hoping to spoil the team's home opener on Monday night. They've been moved from the field to under the bleachers and replaced by premium seating along the foul lines.

Sport Russell Westbrook to sit out game for first time this season
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook to sit out game for first time this season

Most of the National Basketball Association voters have probably made up their minds on who they will vote for as the MVP, but tonight does provide an opportunity for Harden to dazzle for a few minutes on the court before he lines up against Russell Westbrook in the playoffs.

Sport EF-1 tornado with 90 miles per hour winds confirmed in western MI
Author: 0 EF-1 tornado with 90 miles per hour winds confirmed in western MI

At about 1:55 p.m.in Vienna in Dooly County, an EF-1 tornado with 105 mph winds traveled 8.9 miles with the most substantial damage on Franklin Road where the second floor of a home was destroyed. Survey Summary: A very brief tornado touched down just northwest of the town of Griffin, near the University of Georgia - Griffin campus. A total of four tornadoes touched down across the valley on Wednesday, April 5.

Author: 0 Chris Sutton believes Arsenal must replace Arsene Wenger

Andros Townsend put The Eagles ahead after 17 minutes and more goals came from Yohan Cabaye and new signing Luka Milivojevic in the second half. But the French midfielder insisted: "They have so much quality in the team and I really believe they can still get into the top four". "What we say in the dressing room remains in the dressing room".

Author: 0 Timberwolves to unveil new logo in season final Tuesday

It'll be the fourth logo the team has had in its 28-year history in Minnesota. "This new logo embodies the emerging culture of our franchise, a solid mark that grounds us in our heritage while adding bold new hues that light an exciting path forward".

Author: 0 Real Madrid plot sensational move for Atletico star Griezmann

Torres should have equalised when sent through one-on-one with Navas, but Madrid's goalkeeper rushed out to deny him, before Griezmann's late intervention earned third-placed Atletico a point. "We needed to defend more closely and with more energy, but physically we're fine". The players that have given me their lives, I obviously accompany them in the decisions that they take.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton at par with Vettel after China win

Hamilton won from pole here but Vettel had the measure of him in pace - as he had when beating him at the first round in Melbourne - but was unlucky with pit stops behind the safety vehicle and was held up when stuck behind his team-mate Kimi Raikkonen.

Author: 0 Sergio Garcia - from El Niño to El Hombre

They were on level terms two holes later after Garcia nearly made an albatross at the par-five 15th, his eight-iron second landing inches short of the hole before brushing the pin and trickling 14 feet away, from where he made his eagle putt, the ball teetering on the edge of the cup before toppling in.

Author: 0 Arsenal need a team of players like Alexis Sanchez - Sol Campbell

Antonio Conte is in talks with Chelsea over a new contract which will take him beyond 2019. 'It's true that it happened before when we were in positions where we had to sell our best players but that is not the case now. Still on Twitter, Rios questioned if staying in London would mean that Sanchez could be joining Chelsea . "I still have a year on my contract and I love this club".

Author: 0 Sixers' Brett Brown envisions Ben Simmons as point guard

He missed the entire 2016-17 campaign after suffering a fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone of his right foot on September 30th, just before the start of the preseason. I don't know, either. Philadelphia will have to content itself with getting a look at Simmons in full-court drills, in which it should be able to get a sense of how his talents mesh with his teammates and what complementary skills they should be looking for in the draft.

Author: 0 Takeaways from the Miami Open final

In addition, he has also proven able to get the better of Nadal - the man he defeated in an epic Australian Open final in January - on a consistent basis, having trailed 23-10 in their head-to-head prior to his recent streak of victories. While Nadal had an easy progression, Federer was forced to produce some of his finest tennis to see off the thrilling challenge of Nick Kyrgios , who was edged out by the Swiss 7-6, 6-7, 7-6 in more than three hours.

Sport Jose Mourinho: I considered replacing Luke Shaw at half time
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: I considered replacing Luke Shaw at half time

By half-time Defoe and friends were lucky not to be two down - Fellaini could not quite force Shaw's fine cross past Pickford - but arguably unfortunate to be reduced to 10 men after Larsson was given a red card for a slightly high challenge on Herrera as he followed through.

Sport Celtics Playoff Scenarios: Clinching The 1-Seed & Potential First-Round Matchups
Author: 0 Celtics Playoff Scenarios: Clinching The 1-Seed & Potential First-Round Matchups

It soon boosted the lead to 106-99 with 5:27 left, at which point Cleveland forged its comeback by scoring nine unanswered points to take a 108-106 lead with 1:40 left. "That's what gives you hope". His production and playing time has declined drastically during the past two seasons, so the Cavaliers probably won't get much out of him if they sign him.

Author: 0 Islamic suspect detained in Dortmund case

Therefore it appears an Islamic background is possible". The match, a quarterfinal first-leg, was rescheduled for Wednesday, as security was beefed up around Dortmund and in Munich where Bayern Munich will take on Real Madrid. But Koehler said investigators were still evaluating the credibility of the note. Several letters were found at the scene claiming responsibility for the attack and referring to German military efforts against the Islamic State.

Sport Adam Silver Stopped Mavs From Playing Romo By Refusing To Honor Contract
Author: 0 Adam Silver Stopped Mavs From Playing Romo By Refusing To Honor Contract

Carlisle spoke with ESPN 103.3 FM about including Romo in the team photo and other activities. Romo was an honorary Mavericks team member. All of a sudden you would look in the book and he had his 25 points, eight or nine rebounds, seven or eight assists and because he had such great hands he also averaged over five steals his senior here.

Sport Davis Cup: Hosts France whip Great Britain
Author: 0 Davis Cup: Hosts France whip Great Britain

He hasn't completely given up on Aljaz Bedene being granted permission to play by challenging an ITF rule, but even the Slovenia-born player, the world No. Johnson and Sock recovered from losing the first set in Brisbane to take the lead, though they needed a decider to come out on top 3-6 6-3 6-2 2-6 6-3.

Author: 0 Mets hope for another long night in Philly

The Mets, who won their third straight, finished the night with seven homers to fall one short of the franchise record. Eventually, Josh Edgin came into the game, and continued his rough start to the season, giving up two earned runs and generally being hit quite hard.

Author: 0 Regina hockey fans blast NHL for pulling out of Winter Olympics

So I wouldn't be surprised. Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews , twice a gold medal victor with Team Canada, accused the National Hockey League of using the Olympics as leverage for future collective bargaining agreement negotiations. "I don't think we should predict now what will happen until 2022", he said. But the players insist the benefit to the league and to the game is real.

Author: 0 Westbrook has share of triple-double mark

Robertson averaged better than a triple-double - something else Westbrook is on the cusp of doing - during the 1961-62 season when he set the record. Westbrook can break Robertson's all-time single season record of 41 triple-doubles Wednesday in Memphis .

Sport Raptors prep for playoffs, beat
Author: 0 Raptors prep for playoffs, beat "resting" Cavaliers 98-83

As the Cavaliers have struggled mightily over the last two seasons in games played without James, the result was a painfully habitual version of the inevitable as the Wine and Gold blew an 11-point fourth quarter lead, ultimately losing in overtime.

Author: 0 NHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS PREVIEW: Caps the favorites in loaded Eastern Conference

During his media session after the Penguins' morning skate, Hainsey tried his best to make it seem like a normal day at the office - "It feels like Wednesday", he responded when asked what this day felt like - but admitted this is a day he's been looking forward to, particularly since he joined the Penguins in a February trade with Carolina.

Sport Mesut Ozil Is Back Declares Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil Is Back Declares Arsene Wenger

Midfield has been an issue for Arsenal for a lot of this season, so it was nice to see last night that it functioned pretty well during the 3-0 win over West Ham . Hammers keeper Darren Randolph was unhappy with Ozil's opener as he felt Sanchez was offside and blocking his view, but referee Martin Atkinson dismissed his appeals.

Author: 0 Hamilton's Shanghai love affair continues - Chinese Grand Prix in numbers

Niki Lauda has said that he thinks Formula 1 is heading for a season-long battle between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel. With pit stops taking around 22 seconds, from arriving in the pit lane to returning to racing speed, Vettel and Ferrari would have been at the front very quickly when Hamilton needed to pit urgently to change his worn intermediates.

Sport Cleveland Cavaliers in Big-time, Bounce-back Mode Tonight
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers in Big-time, Bounce-back Mode Tonight

With Chicago blowing out Orlando at home, IN winning IN Philadelphia and Milwaukee beating Charlotte at home Monday night, the Heat (40-41) needs to win Wednesday night's season finale against Washington and a loss by either the Pacers or Bulls Wednesday to make the playoffs.

Author: 0 Tottenham fans absolutely destroy Arsenal star on Twitter after Monday humiliation

That's four (away) games on the bounce conceding three in all of them. "Look, what we say in the dressing room remains in the dressing room." The Eagles moved six points clear of the relegation zone with a resounding win against the Gunners, with goals from Andros Townsend, Yohan Cabaye and Luka Milivojevic helping Palace to a fifth win in their last six games.

Author: 0 Walcott 'sensed' Palace 'wanted it more' from kick-off

Star player Wilfried Zaha was named man of the match after producing two assists. "All we can do is apologise for that performance tonight I think they just wanted it more". "I felt that we created quite risky situations but defensively we were exposed at times and offensively we couldn't finish", Wenger said. With seven points up to Manchester City in fourth place, Arsenal are in serious risk of finishing out of the Top 4 for the first time since the 1995-96 season when the team ...

Sport MLB Predictions: Will Cubs cover as runline favorites vs. Brewers? 4/9/17
Author: 0 MLB Predictions: Will Cubs cover as runline favorites vs. Brewers? 4/9/17

Chicago Cubs' Jason Heyward (22) checks on Javier Baez after they collided trying to catch a hit off the bat of Milwaukee Brewers' Hernan Perez during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday , April 7, 2017, in Milwaukee. Louis last week Hendricks will be taking the mound on eight full days of rest since his last outing, when he pitched five scoreless innings in an exhibition at Houston.

Author: 0 Rizzo, Cubs raise banner, beat Dodgers 3-2 in home opener

The Cubs actually won the World Series. "There's not as much anxiety like before", said Bosley, 60, a season ticket holder since 1982 - and a nephew of the late actor Tom Bosley. "Something that will go down in my book that I'll remember for a long, long time". The team brought out three Cubs legends to raise the new banners.

Sport Police investigating 'Islamist link' in Borussia Dortmund attack
Author: 0 Police investigating 'Islamist link' in Borussia Dortmund attack

Defender Marc Bartra suffered a broken wrist during the incident but the Spain global was the only person injured in the explosions. Police have detained one suspect after three letters were found at the scene of the incident that were said to be claiming responsibility.

Sport Harden: 'Winning is the most important thing (for MVP)'
Author: 0 Harden: 'Winning is the most important thing (for MVP)'

That's right. From the 1960-61 to 1964-65 seasons, Robertson averaged 30.3 points, 10.4 rebounds and 10.6 assists over a 384-game period. But not even a true believer like Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti could have foreseen a year like the one Westbrook has put together this season.

Sport MLB commissioner urging Indians to scrap Wahoo logo
Author: 0 MLB commissioner urging Indians to scrap Wahoo logo

MLB spokesman Pat Courtney said in a statement to The Associated Press on Wednesday that league officials are confident about reaching a positive resolution for the game and the club. The logo is still prevalent on the team's baseball caps and on its uniforms. Chief Wahoo is the grinning cartoon Indian that has been the logo for the Cleveland Indians since 1948.

Author: 0 Defiance and shock as Dortmund and Monaco face off after attack

The bombs, which contained "metal pieces", detonated minutes after the team bus set off to a planned Champions League game against Monaco on Tuesday night. The match has been postponed until Wednesday at 1845 (1645 GMT), which Barta sits out, and German daily Bild claim he will be sidelined for the rest of the season.

Sport Israeli Politicians, Diplomats Send Condolences to Egypt After Coptic Church Bombings
Author: 0 Israeli Politicians, Diplomats Send Condolences to Egypt After Coptic Church Bombings

This followed two suicide bombings of Coptic Christian churches on Sunday. "The President also expressed his confidence in President Al Sisi's commitment to protect Christians and all Egyptians", the White House said . Coptic Christians make up about 10 per cent of Egypt's population of 85 million. The attacks were claimed by the Islamic State group, and both bombings were said to have been timed to impact the greatest number of churchgoers.

Author: 0 Coutinho: Jay Bruce Making Met Fans Forget Trade Talk

Even if it appeared to Mets fans a year ago that Bruce couldn't hit with runners in scoring position - a myth that was debunked earlier with a showing of his.323 average in such chances - Granderson produced with a literally historic level of incompetence in similar situations.

Sport Cubs 11, Brewers 6: Chicago compiles 17 hits
Author: 0 Cubs 11, Brewers 6: Chicago compiles 17 hits

Ryan Braun prevented a bigger deficit with a diving grab of Jayson Heyward to end the second and he put Milwaukee on the board in the third, ripping a three-run homer to straight-away center off Arrieta. Marlins 7, Mets 2: Zack Wheeler lasted just four innings in his return from Tommy John surgery, giving up Derek Dietrich's go-ahead, two-run triple and Christian Yelich's two-run homer in the Mets' loss to Miami.

Sport Big names spice up Masters leaderboard heading into Sunday
Author: 0 Big names spice up Masters leaderboard heading into Sunday

At even par are three past champions in Phil Mickelson, Adam Scott and Jordan Spieth, all capable of grabbing this event by the throat over the weekend. The ball stayed up and avoided a watery resting place, though, and Garcia got it up and down for one of his four birdies on the day. He almost holed a wedge from the fairway on the 15th for another birdie and wound up with a 68.

Sport Man arrested in fatal shooting of Cook County judge
Author: 0 Man arrested in fatal shooting of Cook County judge

Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said in a tweet Wednesday that Joshua Smith was charged in the shooting death earlier this week of Associate Cook County Circuit Judge Raymond Myles. Staples said police do not believe the injured woman knows the gunman. Detectives said Monday they were investigating the crime as a possible botched robbery of the 66-year-old judge and a 52-year-old woman just before 5 a.m.