Sport Australia batsman Adam Voges announces global retirement
Author: 0 Australia batsman Adam Voges announces global retirement

Nonetheless, he ends his worldwide Test career with the second-highest average - behind only Don Bradman - among all batsmen with a minimum of 20 Tests. Voges began with 83 not out at Brisbane, and scored 119 at Perth in the second Test. "I see this as a last opportunity to play against an global team and I'm certainly looking forward to that".

Sport Raptors drop 102-101 decision to Pistons
Author: 0 Raptors drop 102-101 decision to Pistons

The Detroit Pistons entered the fourth quarter of Sunday's game against the Toronto Raptors down 16 points. "Pretty bad, they kind of got everything they wanted every time down", DeRozan said, summing up the final few minutes. Pistons: Since his rookie season in 2012-13, Drummond has 216 double-doubles, most in the National Basketball Association over that span. He then considered the Raptors' slide, from No.

Sport 'Special' PSG are my team, says Spurs boss Pochettino
Author: 0 'Special' PSG are my team, says Spurs boss Pochettino

The likes of Angel Di Maria and Julian Draxler have added an extra dimension to their attack, but it's really the transformation of Edinson Cavani that makes PSG a legitimate threat to Barca. Barca knocked PSG out of the quarter-finals in 2013 and 2015, but Luis Enrique warned that the French champions are now "more structured". Barcelona have won nine of their last 11 games in the Champions League knockout stages (L2).

Sport Injured Davis Cup umpire undergoes surgery on fractured eye socket
Author: 0 Injured Davis Cup umpire undergoes surgery on fractured eye socket

Shapovalov, 17, was defaulted from his match with Kyle Edmund after unintentionally firing the ball at the umpire. Gabas underwent surgery in France and is back home recovering. An emotional Shapovalov, who was playing in only his second Davis Cup tie, said after the game: "I feel incredibly ashamed and embarrassed and I just feel terrible for letting my team down, for letting my country down, for acting in a way that I would never want to act".

Author: 0 Goetze to miss Dortmund's Champions League match against Benfica

With just two wins from their past seven Bundesliga games, Thomas Tuchel's team have long dropped out of the title race and and Saturday's shock 2-1 loss to bottom side Darmstadt 98 left them 15 points adrift of leaders Bayern Munich. Tuesday's fixture at the Estadio da Luz will be the first meeting between Benfica and Dortmund since the first round of the 1963/64 European Cup, a tie the German club won 6-2 on aggregate.

Sport Wenger and Arsenal facing character against Bayern
Author: 0 Wenger and Arsenal facing character against Bayern

Arsenal will hope to capitalise on those vulnerabilities, although they're not in a strong run of form themselves as things stand. There is huge pressure setting on Arsene Wenger. "He misses chances that don't look infeasible for him". The Germany global has not found the net since December 12 when he scored against Stoke City, Ozil making eight Premier League appearances since his last goal.

Sport Orlando Magic defeat Miami Heat to arrest four-game slide
Author: 0 Orlando Magic defeat Miami Heat to arrest four-game slide

The Heat are back in action on Monday night when they host cross-state rival Orlando. "So a win would (lifts) the spirits for sure". "It can be very powerful, " said Magic point guard Elfrid Payton, who made seven of 15 shots and six of seven free throws for 15 points off the bench.

Sport College Basketball Top 25 Schedule on February 13
Author: 0 College Basketball Top 25 Schedule on February 13

West Virginia missed a golden opportunity to keep itself alive in the Big 12 championship race and secure its first victory inside Allen Fieldhouse allowing the game to completely get away down the stretch. "We had a great shootaround and everyone seems ready to go". "In this situation, we had a lot of things not go right and the guys hung around". ABOUT KANSAS (22-3, 10-2): Jackson (16.6 points, 7.0 rebounds) also added 11 rebounds against the Red Raiders for his fourth double-double in ...

Author: 0 Analyse Liverpool's Tottenham triumph with chalkboards and stats

A first-half brace from Sadio Mane led Liverpool to their first Premier League win of the year as they moved into fourth in the table. Second half we reached their level, but it is really late. Having finished in the top six every season since the 2009/10 campaign, Tottenham's consistency arguably deserves more credit and only recently have they pushed on and become a legitimate title contender in many people's opinion.

Author: 0 Juan Hernangomez, Jameer Nelson lead Nuggets three-point barrage to rout Warriors

Likely a bit tired thanks to three road games in four nights, Curry shot 4-of-18 overall and 1-of-11 from three. He's already been ruled out of the team's Monday matchup against the Golden State Warriors. Every Warrior starter who played 16 or more minutes finished with a plus-minus south of -22 and the team's only moment of competency was a bench-led, short-lived run halfway through the fourth quarter that the Nuggets quickly snuffed out.

Author: 0 Trump returning to Mar-a-Lago for third straight weekend

One club member, Richard DeAgazio, posted photos of Trump on Facebook , saying in one caption that he saw the president "receiving the news about the missile incident" with Abe sitting next to him, according to The Washington Post . The late cereal heiress willed Mar-a-Lago to the US government after her death in 1973, intending for it to become a retreat for USA presidents and visiting dignitaries.

Sport Wade, Butler Out for Bulls vs. Timberwolves Sunday
Author: 0 Wade, Butler Out for Bulls vs. Timberwolves Sunday

I had five great years there". It was the fourth win in the last 10 games of the Timberwolves, who remain last in the Northwest Division. And while the Wolves have taken another step back recently, that December meeting was a prime example of the dysfunction plaguing the Bulls since Thibodeau was sacked.

Sport Bayley win WWE RAW Women's Championship, beating Charlotte
Author: 0 Bayley win WWE RAW Women's Championship, beating Charlotte

Anderson and Gallows emerged from the back, saying they didn't like to hear Reigns disrespecting Stephanie, and suggest they take him on in a handicap match. After dispatching him, the two forever friends headed back to the ring so Owens could give Jericho his present. Owens wanted a few explanations from Jericho as to the meaning of his gifts.

Author: 0 Co-op Bank lists itself for sale in order to raise capital

The bank, which is based in Manchester, is taking the action because low interest rates, high restructuring costs and charges for items such as mis-sold payment protection insurance have been higher than expected. The bank is working with advisers UBS and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. "We will continue to assess the bank's progress in building greater financial resilience over the coming months", it adds.

Sport UConn Women's Basketball Pursues 100 Straight Wins
Author: 0 UConn Women's Basketball Pursues 100 Straight Wins

While the team already owns the record for longest winning streak ever, the triple-digit mark would be just the latest incredible accolade for the most dominant program in sports. Gabby Williams scored a career-high 26 points and Napheesa Collier added 18 to help the top-ranked Huskies beat No. 6 SC 66-55 on Monday night in front of a sellout crowd of 10,167 that included past greats Sue Bird, Maya Moore, Tina Charles and Breanna Stewart, who helped the Huskies to the first 75 wins of this ...

Sport Liverpool v Tottenham: Confirmed Line-ups - Emre Can benched
Author: 0 Liverpool v Tottenham: Confirmed Line-ups - Emre Can benched

The England worldwide then stung the palms of Lloris with a well-struck drive, but the Frenchman could not hold on to the ball, which dropped invitingly for Roberto Firminio, waiting six yards from goal. "We started the game very sloppy, it's hard to understand our performance in the first half. We did that better (in the second half) but not as well as we normally play".

Sport Coach Toni to Not Accompany Rafael Nadal on Tour From Next Year
Author: 0 Coach Toni to Not Accompany Rafael Nadal on Tour From Next Year

That includes Carlos Costa and new coach Carlos Moya , as well as Rafa's father. "Spain's Carlos Moya joined the Nadal coaching team at the end of past year". I will speak to Rafa about it in the coming days. 'I don't think we will be immediately communicating on this subject'. However, he withdrew to ensure he was not pushing his body too hard so soon after returning from missing much of 2016.

Sport Travis Wood Agrees To Deal With Royals
Author: 0 Travis Wood Agrees To Deal With Royals

The deal, worth $12 million, is pending a physical. Strahm, like Wood, was very effective out of the bullpen last season, and most expect the 25-year-old southpaw to get a long look as a possible starter this spring. Wood appeared in 259 games for the Cubs over seven seasons, including 133 starts. He not only contributed as a reliever for Chicago, he also played left field in the playoffs.

Author: 0 Aldon Smith reportedly under investigation for domestic incident

Smith was expected to be reinstated in March, on the assumption he stayed out of trouble. An arrest would be catastrophic for Smith's career - he's now suspended by the NFL for multiple violations of the league's substance abuse policy. Last month, it was learned that the 49ers had filed a lawsuit to recoup more than $341,000 in signing-bonus money stemming from Smith's nine-game 2014 suspension.

Author: 0 Nationals sign Adam Lind to 1-year deal

The signing does put Clint Robinson , another left-handed first baseman and corner outfielder coming off a disappointing season, in a tough spot. Though it has been a while since he was the player who won a Silver Slugger and posted MVP-caliber numbers for the Toronto Blue Jays in 2009, the left-handed-hitting Lind still has the ability to provide 20-plus home runs.

Author: 0 EPL: We can catch Chelsea, says Jurgen Klopp after win over Spurs

Goalkeeper and captain Hugo Lloris, whose saves spared Tottenham a drubbing, made no excuses. "Mane nearly became a Spurs player before joining Liverpool, only for club's wage structure to scupper the deal". Their miserable recent form has caused them to drop out of the top four and down into fifth place in the Premier League table. Davies definitely could have done with more help from his teammates as for pace against Mane he was totally beat.

Author: 0 Charles Oakley, James Dolan Pursuing Resolution

According to Frank Isola of the New York Daily News , a conference call between Michael Jordan, Adam Silver, Charles Oakley and Knicks owner James Dolan took place on Monday. With Sprewell in attendance for the first time since the 2003 blowup, the Knicks honored him with a tribute video. Fans don't pay big money for tickets to watch Dolan own the team.

Author: 0 HBO Announced That The André The Giant Documentary Is Officially Happening

On Monday, a joint press release from the executive vice president of HBO and WWE's own Kevin Dunn announced that the Bill Simmons Media Group will indeed produce the documentary - entitled André The Giant - and it will be a join production between Simmons, HBO and WWE, and will eventually debut on HBO.

Author: 0 How to watch Northwestern vs. Wisconsin

Despite high rankings in both the AP Top 25 (No. 7) and the USA Today Coaches Poll (No. 5), Wisconsin (21-3 overall, 10-1 Big Ten) was not among them. "And that includes the teams I've had that won six to 10 games. The only frustrating thing is when I don't get it out soon enough or I make a mistake and turn the ball over".

Author: 0 Cavaliers trade veteran Chris Andersen to Hornets for draft pick

This was was cash-saving move by the Cavs as Andersen was still occupying a roster spot despite suffering a season-ending injury in December. According to an official statement released by the league on Monday afternoon , the National Basketball Association has selected Cleveland Cavaliers' forward LeBron James as the Eastern Conference Player of the Week.

Sport Chelsea go 10 points clear with draw at Burnley
Author: 0 Chelsea go 10 points clear with draw at Burnley

Pedro opened the scoring in that clash, but Chelsea were quickly pegged back by a Robbie Brady free-kick and failed to muster a single shot on target in the second half at Turf Moor . Regarding whether Conte was right to suggest the title race was still being fought by six teams, Carragher told Sky Sports MNF: "No, and I don't think he agrees with it".

Author: 0 Sadio Mane strikes twice as Liverpool defeat Tottenham

The beneficiary of Liverpool's fierce pressing game in midfield, Mane scored goals on the transition in the 16th and 18th minutes as Spurs were blown away in the first half. It's hard to fight for the Premier League if you show that performance, that lack of aggression and desire to play for the win. "I know that it will come up before the Leicester game and everybody will ask, 'What will you do now against a counter-attacking team.deep defending?'".

Author: 0 LSU QB Brandon Harris announces plans to transfer

Known as something of a raw prospect out of high school, Harris didn't get his needed redshirt year to develop, but did go 9-5 as a starter and has a strong arm to accentuate his running ability. He started every game his sophomore year and finished with 2165 yards, 13 touchdowns and six interceptions. If he does in fact graduate in May, he'll be considered a graduate transfer and will be eligible next season wherever he ends up.

Sport Sofia Open: David Goffin v. Grigor Dimitrov finals recap
Author: 0 Sofia Open: David Goffin v. Grigor Dimitrov finals recap

Second-seed Goffin complained to the umpire about the hostile atmosphere in the hall at the end of the first set. It took him several minutes to make a breakthrough in the second set, gaining a 2-game lead and quickly cementing it by winning a third and a fourth game.

Author: 0 Jerry Remy Reveals He's Being Treated for Lung Cancer Relapse

NESN indicated that despite his treatment, Remy will return to the broadcast booth for his 30th season after the station extended his contract. The lifelong smoker had a cancerous growth removed that year and missed part of the 2009 season while recovering from depression.

Sport Patriots take victory lap, parade Boston for Super Bowl win
Author: 0 Patriots take victory lap, parade Boston for Super Bowl win

A camera captured a frustrated Brady in the locker room. The Falcons only converted one third down (on eight attempts) in the entire game. MVP quarterback Tom Brady waved one of those Lombardi trophies and said: "I told you we were going to bring this sucker home, and we brought it home".

Sport Manchester United vs Watford Preview
Author: 0 Manchester United vs Watford Preview

Anthony Martial scored his 24th goal for Manchester United in their 2-0 win against Watford on Saturday, and his 25th is set to be an expensive one for United. Man United host Watford at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Saturday February 11, kicking off at 1500 GMT. That's why they lost. Shaw will likely get more games to show what he can do.

Author: 0 Apollo Stakes meeting at Randwick postponed

Trainer Chris Waller told Australia's Daily Telegraph that he was aware of the significance of 14 straight wins in that regard. Despite drawing level with the legendary Phar Lap, Winx still has some way to go to catch Black Caviar who went 25 races unbeaten, including a Royal Ascot success and the clamour for Winx to travel overseas will now grow.

Author: 0 West Ham 2-2 West Bromwich Albion

Goals: Feghouli 63, Lanzini 86. West Ham went ahead in the 87th minute when Lanzini was rewarded for an impressive display by firing home a fiercely-struck shot after a pass from Feghouli. The West Ham fans responded in kind with positive comments after the tweet, with the vast majority praising the midfielder for his improved showings of late.

Author: 0 Cavs continue to rise, knock off Nuggets

On Friday night, it was the Nuggets hitting the New York Knicks with a near knockout blow in the third quarter. Jokic, who dropped 40 points on the Knicks in NY on Friday, led the Nuggets with 27 points and 13 boards in Saturday's loss. When the Cavs are on a road back-to-back game, his owners will have to watch out for a night off. LeBron also passed Brad Daugherty for second on the all-time franchise list for rebounds.

Sport First-Round Options for the New England Patriots
Author: 0 First-Round Options for the New England Patriots

And yet when Sports Illustrated's Peter King caught up with Brady at an undisclosed lair in the mountains of Montana, Brady said he felt fresher than ever. They were playing better. Because I have been shoveling snow for the last week and because I'm still reeling from that loss, I'm not going to try to re-invent the wheel here.

Sport R Ashwin becomes fastest to reach 250 Test wickets, surpasses Dennis Lillee
Author: 0 R Ashwin becomes fastest to reach 250 Test wickets, surpasses Dennis Lillee

For the visitors, skipper Mushfiqur Rahim (127), all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan (82) and Mehedi Hasan Miraz (51) were the major contributors for the cause. The pitch is still not offering a great deal of turn to the spinners, and had no hand in the wickets that Bangladesh lost in the second innings. He eventually fell to Ashwin caught at mid on trying to clear the ropes.

Author: 0 Giants to release fan favorite WR Victor Cruz

The New York Giants entered the summer of 2016 with one of the most polarizing decisions in franchise history in front of them. An undrafted free agent in 2010, Cruz broke out in his first preseason, catching six passes for 145 yards and three touchdowns against the Jets.

Sport Justin Trudeau in Washington for face-to-face meeting with Donald Trump
Author: 0 Justin Trudeau in Washington for face-to-face meeting with Donald Trump

More than 75 percent of Canada's exports go to the U.S. There is a fear among Canadians that they could be hurt as Trump targets Mexico in a re-negotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Trump had ever visited Canada, presidential aides cut the photo op short and escorted the media out. Trudeau will meet Paul Ryan, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell .

Sport March Madness Bracket rankings 2017: Villanova is overall No. 1 seed
Author: 0 March Madness Bracket rankings 2017: Villanova is overall No. 1 seed

The Bulldogs barely made the top 25 this week so that means the committee doesn't put too much stock in the rankings. Florida and Kentucky would be the SEC's only two top-four seeds, with SEC co-leader SC left on the outside looking in. While the Badgers' play as of late hasn't been very appealing, especially the overtime win over Rutgers at Madison Square Garden, Ethan Happ and Co.

Author: 0 Allen strike freezes out Palace at Stoke

Palace made four signings last month to aid their survival bid but lost their 16th league match of the season yesterday as Joe Allen secured a 1-0 win for Stoke. "That will be important with the games coming up and in this situation - we'll stay positive and hopefully get a big win in the next game". Hennessey in fairness had seen little menacing action until Allen's winning strike and Stoke boss Mark Hughes was pulling faces on the freezing sidelines.

Author: 0 EPL: Referee apologies for Sanchez's goal

Speaking to the BBC, the 50-year-old said a plan must be hatched to prepare for life after Wenger, and that his replacement must be of a similar mould in their implicit running of the club from the top down. "So overall I felt that we started well until we led 1-0". Hull centre-back Harry Maguire said: "The first goal was handball, the referee has told us he missed it and has apologised".

Author: 0 United, City & Arsenal want my son - Fabinho's dad

Fabinho made his name as a right-back but he's been deployed in a defensive midfield role to great success this season so his versatility is sure to appeal to those clubs vying for his signature. United were credited with interest in Fabinho throughout last summer's transfer window. Arsenal already have a wealth of central midfielders but with Santi Cazorla's constant injury problems and Francis Coquelin's unconvincing performances as a defensive midfielder this season, it appears they are ...

Sport Zlatan Ibrahimovic unsure about his Manchester United future
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic unsure about his Manchester United future

Details of the Martial's move to Man Utd were supposedly leaked a year ago, revealing the clause that now hovers over United's heads, as well as similar ones covering worldwide caps and nomination for the Ballon d'Or. Adobe have made a decision to close down the LiveFyre comments system from 9 March 2017. "And we are still in the Europa League and FA Cup, so if we don't become champions in the Premier League at least we can try and win two or three trophies".

Author: 0 Jordan Spieth holds off field to win at Pebble Beach

The two-time major victor carried a six shot lead into Sunday's final round. "It was a dream round when you are leading by a bunch". He putted for birdie on all but one hole and when he drained a 30-foot bomb for a birdie two on the 17 hole, his work was done.

Sport Rafa Benitez 'in the frame' to succeed Arsene Wenger at Arsenal
Author: 0 Rafa Benitez 'in the frame' to succeed Arsene Wenger at Arsenal

Mohamed Elneny says that Arsenal's 2-0 win over Hull has given them the confidence to beat Bayern Munich this week. In the past Thierry Henry had been tipped to become Arsenal's manager at some point in the future and he is now working on his managerial skills with the Belgium national team where he is the assistant to Roberto Martinez and the chance to work at Arsenal and one day possibly become the manager could lure him to the club.