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Sport Joakim Noah suspended for violating National Basketball Association anti-drug program
Author: 0 Joakim Noah suspended for violating National Basketball Association anti-drug program

According to a league source, Noah tested positive for an over-the-counter supplement that is on the banned substance list. The report stated Noah didn't "knowingly or willingly violate the policy". Noah has not played since February 4 and was likely to miss the Knicks' final 10 games this season because of a knee injury. The suspension won't hurt the Knicks this season, given they are eight games out and everything but mathematically eliminated from the playoffs.

Sport Sauber's Wehrlein replaced by Giovinazzi in Melbourne
Author: 0 Sauber's Wehrlein replaced by Giovinazzi in Melbourne

The German felt he would not be able to perform sufficiently during a full Grand Prix distance as he is still recovering from his back injury sustained at his Race of Champions crash in January. Marcus Ericsson drove the other Sauber vehicle to 15th position in both practice sessions. I was just a few tenths from my teammate, and a few tenths from Q2, so I'm really happy with that.

Sport Red face for Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo
Author: 0 Red face for Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo

The last Australian F1 world champion, Alan Jones, said Daniel Ricciardo's experience would see him come out on top if the two teammates did end up fighting for the title. Looking ahead to the upcoming season, Ricciardo said he felt confident that the Melbourne track wouldn't throw up many surprises but that a more challenging circuit would truly test the field.

Sport Lewis Hamilton takes pole in record pace at Australian Grand Prix
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton takes pole in record pace at Australian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton led a Mercedes one-two in first practice as a new era of Formula 1 started in familiar fashion at the Australian Grand Prix . Yet there was still a familiar name at the top of the timesheets, with Hamilton thrilled to have posted the fastest time of one minute and 22.188 seconds.

Author: 0 Jimmie Johnson to start from back after crashing at Fontana

Knaus said. "I just felt it was wiser to get the auto prepared correctly rather than qualify poorly". Johnson has six wins on the two-mile track. "Everybody's trying to push it and trying to get every once ounce of speed out of our cars when we can".

Sport Eric Boullier, McLaren :
Author: 0 Eric Boullier, McLaren : "Alonso is clearly happier with the new cars"

With new rules and regulations introduced for the upcoming campaign, McLaren would have hoped to make gains on lead teams Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull during winter testing. Let's see. If we can have a good first weekend, see a little bit more of the potential of the vehicle and hopefully see where we are. "We have to wait a few races to know where we really are, but there's a long way to go".

Sport Ryan McBride was 'an inspirational leader' and 'great role model', mourners told
Author: 0 Ryan McBride was 'an inspirational leader' and 'great role model', mourners told

The football family across the country have been rocked since the news broke on Sunday evening that the 27 year old was found dead at his home, just 24 hours after playing in his side's 4-0 win over Drogheda United. He was a versatile and accomplished footballer, who brought thrilling moments to so many supporters of Derry City, and across Ireland, over the past seven years.

Sport Celtics' Jae Crowder calls out Devin Booker on Instagram
Author: 0 Celtics' Jae Crowder calls out Devin Booker on Instagram

Booker joined Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, David Thompson, David Robinson and Elgin Baylor as the NBA's 70-point scorers. The others range from previous record-holder and Ring of Honor member Tom Chambers to former bench journeyman Tony Delk.

Author: 0 Florida stuns Wisconsin with OT buzzer-beater

The two teams would trade blows until the dramatic 3-pointers at the end of regulation and overtime settled the Sweet 16 thriller. Florida only made 46% of their shots and played UVA fairly evenly in most aspects of the game. Florida is the better team, and it should be giving a couple more points. That, coupled with the end-of-game collapse and the soul-sapping Showalter "buzzer beater", felt like it'd be the straw that broke the Gators' backs.

Author: 0 MI vs. Oregon RECAP, score, stats, Sweet 16, NCAA Tournament

Player of the year front-runner Frank Mason III poured in 26 points, Kansas turned on the jets in the second half and the top-seeded Jayhawks soared to a 98-66 blowout of No. "They shut out everything in the beginning and they were less aggressive later on". Evans (23 points) missed the front end of one-and-one at the 1:31 mark and Walton hit a floater in the lane that appeared to be the dagger, putting MI up, 86-79, with 54 seconds remaining.

Sport Seamus Coleman Breaks Leg In Draw Against Wales
Author: 0 Seamus Coleman Breaks Leg In Draw Against Wales

Put simply, the Irish have nothing to fear in their quest for automatic qualification. Chris Coleman's men failed to close the four-point gap on Ireland despite the home side being crippled by injuries going into the tie. Ever since James McClean stuck the ball in the Austrian net, focus has been on this Friday night clash. 'If there's anybody you can talk about wearing his heart on his sleeve, that's exactly it - nearly literally.

Sport White House sets date for visit from Super Bowl champion Patriots
Author: 0 White House sets date for visit from Super Bowl champion Patriots

This could be attributed to Trump's freindship with Brady, Chief Executive Officer Robert Kraft and coach Bill Belichick. Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird reportedly quipped, "If the president wants to see me, he knows where to see me", when the star skipped a White House visit with President Ronald Reagan in 1984.

Sport Leishman books playoff at WGC-Match Play
Author: 0 Leishman books playoff at WGC-Match Play

Holmes. With the wind whipping at Austin Country Club, McGirt remained steady with his grind-it-out style in the hard conditions, earning a 2-and-1 victory over Branden Grace to vault to the top of the group with a 2-0 record. Rahm, the 21st-seeded player, blitzed countryman No. 7 Sergio Garcia 6 and 4, to move on to the weekend. Thomas had a 2-up lead with five holes to play until Matt Fitzpatrick won the next four holes with birdies to win the match.

Author: 0 India vs Australia: Virat Kohli Ruled Out Of Final Test

Paceman Umesh Yadav also tasted success, having picked two wickets for 54 runs so far on a track that is hosting its first-ever Test. With the series level at 1-1, the 27-year-old, however, has set his eyes on a victory which would give Australia their first series win since 2004 in India , which former captain Steve Waugh termed the "final frontier".

Sport Celtics Clinch Playoff Spot On Their Off Night
Author: 0 Celtics Clinch Playoff Spot On Their Off Night

George kept the Pacers in the game, though, scoring 14 in the quarter. Boston led by 17 points two minutes into the fourth quarter before the Pacers used a 10-0 run that grew to 13-2 to get as close as six. Isaiah Thomas wasn't the only one doing his part. Tonight's loss pushes the Pacers to 15 consecutive games of alternating wins and losses. "They started getting away from us and I tried to keep the game as close as possible", he said.

Sport Sri Lanka opt to field first
Author: 0 Sri Lanka opt to field first

Kusal Perera and Sandun Weerakkody scored half centuries by hitting 64 runs off 78 balls and 67 runs off 54 balls respectively while Thissara Perera clobbered 41 off 30 deliveries to put the hosts in a strong position. You can catch the Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh game on television on TEN 1 HD and TEN 3. West Indies and Pakistan will square-off in a four-match Twenty20 worldwide series in Bridgetown on Sunday, but will be keeping a close eye on the ODI series in Sri Lanka as both are also ...

Sport Iwobi to Arsenal fans: Support Wenger
Author: 0 Iwobi to Arsenal fans: Support Wenger

Arsenal are expected to be in the market for another striker this summer with Alexis Sanchez tipped to leave after failing to agree terms over a new contract extension and Lacazette appears to be on Wenger's radar. I can give some advice for the players, can talk with Wenger every morning. He claims that everyone at the club needs to show a level of spirit, and insists that the team are playing well despite the results.

Sport England man Eric Dier: Age is just a number, we need trophies
Author: 0 England man Eric Dier: Age is just a number, we need trophies

Wayne Rooney and Jordan Henderson captained the side twice each in England's four European Qualifying Group F matches to date , leaving Gareth Southgate's side top of the table with three wins and a draw. England do not play at Wembley again until September, by which time Rooney might not even be at United. In all internationals now there's no really easy games.

Sport FP3 - Vettel and Ferrari seize the advantage
Author: 0 FP3 - Vettel and Ferrari seize the advantage

During Barcelona testing, Horner said Red Bull drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen were able to follow other cars "reasonably closely", as was the case previous year. "It's more physical this year", he said. The first practice sessions are set for Friday. Hamilton wasn't far behind in third and tucked in with a 1m23.870s - although he did go fastest of all in the first sector on his flying lap , only to lose time by running slightly wide at Turn 13.

Sport Neymar Wants Coutinho To Come To Barcelona
Author: 0 Neymar Wants Coutinho To Come To Barcelona

Coutinho recently penned an extension to his contract at Anfield, committing his future to the Reds until the summer of 2022. Stan Collymore has told Liverpool to consider selling Philippe Coutinho to one of Spain's big clubs - because he's inconsistent.

Sport USA men to play Honduras tonight
Author: 0 USA men to play Honduras tonight

After a nightmare start to the Hex in November with losses to Mexico and Costa Rica , the USSF fired Jurgen Klinsmann and hired Bruce Arena for his second stint in charge of the national team with the sole objective of qualifying for the World Cup.

Sport Southgate to name fourth new captain in six games
Author: 0 Southgate to name fourth new captain in six games

The 23-year-old was one of the only England players to emerge with credit from the Three Lions' dismal Euro 2016 campaign and was touted as a future leader in the aftermath of the tournament. "We want to try and play quick exciting football". "It's a painful reminder". He believes having a younger man in charge with a wealth of global playing experience at his disposal could be beneficial to a youthful England squad.

Sport March Madness: 5 Under The Radar Players To Watch In Sweet 16
Author: 0 March Madness: 5 Under The Radar Players To Watch In Sweet 16

There were a number of great games and individual performances to help 16 teams move on in the tournament. Then, against the Cardinals, he was called for his second foul late in the first half but still finished with a team-high 26 points on 11-of-14 shooting.

Author: 0 Gators ready for Sweet 16, Big Apple

Firstly in Florida's favor, is that they recently destroyed a Virginia team that runs a slightly similar game to Wisconsin. "We do things that are the best way to help Wisconsin be successful and understand also what doesn't work here and maybe won't fit academically, socially, all those other pieces", Gard said.

Sport Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood 'used WhatsApp' minutes before attack
Author: 0 Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood 'used WhatsApp' minutes before attack

The dead included, British police officer Keith Palmer, 48, who was stabbed repeatedly, an American tourist who was celebrating his 25th wedding anniversary and a school administrator. "He was a peripheral figure; the case was historic; he was not part of the current intelligence picture". His first conviction was in November 1983 for criminal damage, and his last was in December 2003 for possession of an illegal knife.

Author: 0 10 best schools without Final Four appearance in expanded bracket era

The Bulldogs have made only two other appearances in the Elite Eight, losing to eventual champion CT in 1999 and falling to eventual champion Duke in 2015. Xavier (30-13) stayed with the second-seeded Wildcats behind Bluiett's 18 first-half points and tracked down the Wildcats after they tried to pull away in the second half.

Sport Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka dismisses Bayern Munich rumours
Author: 0 Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka dismisses Bayern Munich rumours

After two weeks working with the fitness coach, the coach came to me and took a weight off my shoulders: "'You're playing!'" Xhaka said . However, Arsene Wenger has shown enormous faith in his abilities. "The defeats particularly annoy me because I have good memories of my previous games against Bayern". "We were able to beat them three times with Gladbach".

Sport Devin Booker Scores 70 In Loss To Celtics
Author: 0 Devin Booker Scores 70 In Loss To Celtics

Nonetheless, he was able to hit two free throws to seal the deal and become the seventh player in National Basketball Association history to have a 70-point game. You may have heard of the others: Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, David Thompson, David Robinson and Elgin Baylor. Booker also scored 51 of those points in the second half after having just 19 at the break.

Author: 0 'Significant arrests' made in United Kingdom terror attack case

In a statement on the Charlton website the club said: "Keith was a true hero who will be greatly missed by all the Charlton family and everyone at the club would like to offer their honest condolences to his family and friends at this extremely hard time".

Sport It was a bad one - Long concerned after 'horrific' Coleman injury
Author: 0 It was a bad one - Long concerned after 'horrific' Coleman injury

Keane, whose chance of playing in a World Cup came to a dramatic end in 2002 when he stormed out of a pre-finals training camp, said yesterday: "Do you not think other players and coaches have tried to come up with a plan before?" The big disappointment is obviously Seamus and that's a great shame.

Sport 'Seamus is a major blow' - O'Neill saddened by Coleman injury
Author: 0 'Seamus is a major blow' - O'Neill saddened by Coleman injury

Ireland manager Martin O'Neill said O'Shea had been left with "stud marks on his ankle" after Bale caught him as he slid in to attack Chris Gunter's cross in the 68th minute. "If both team play to their maximum, we've got the star players I feel", said Hartson. "This is a big one, it's imperative we don't get beat". "I think expectations [for Wales] are very, very high after their exploits in France".

Sport Matt Barnes On Playing Against Former Team:
Author: 0 Matt Barnes On Playing Against Former Team: "I'm Trying To Kill Them"

Speaking to reporters Thursday, the Golden State Warriors swingman said he wants to dismantle the Kings when they visit Oracle Arena for a Pacific Division showdown Friday night. Follow Golden State Warriors vs kings live text commentary on BBC Sports official website. In the last three games, the Warriors have won two and Kings had one in their hand in this series.

Sport Devin Booker says Kobe Bryant inspired him to score 70 points
Author: 0 Devin Booker says Kobe Bryant inspired him to score 70 points

It was the type of performance that will only elevate Booker's promise as the next best shooting guard in the league, and it's easily the high water mark this season for the disappointing Suns, whose record will likely finish among the bottom three or four in the National Basketball Association.

Sport NCAA Tournament 2017: Pro bettors lean heavily on one side in UCLA
Author: 0 NCAA Tournament 2017: Pro bettors lean heavily on one side in UCLA

The UCLA Bruins look for another victory after beating the Cincinnati Bearcats on Sunday. Kentucky will tip off with UCLA in the FedExForum at 9:39 p.m. "I had been talked to probably by six other universities during my time here, and three had offered jobs and a couple I considered", he said. "All "bigs" were perimeter".

Author: 0 Podolski: I don't know who can replace Wenger

Ozil has been really inconsistent for Arsenal this season and reports say that Arsene Wenger is growing increasingly frustrated with him. Sanchez and Ozil are both yet to sign new deals in north London and it appears the Swiss midfielder is desperate for the "incredible" duo to remain at the Emirates for the long-term.

Author: 0 Gators Set To Battle Wisconsin For Spot In Elite 8

In the midst of what would turn out to be an absurdly dominant run in the middle of SEC play, the Gators, then ranked 24 in the AP poll, welcomed No. 8 Kentucky to Gainesville. "Obviously, the guards were quick". But they have turned it around by winning five of their past six games, defeating Virginia Tech in the first round before the attention-getting upset of Villanova.

Author: 0 Vegas Play of the Day: Florida vs. Wisconsin

Ferris says that this year's March Madness ride by the Badgers has a slightly different feel than those of the past. As a No. 4 seed, some projected to see Florida advance to play in Madison Square Garden , but not necessarily No. "Obviously, the guards were quick". "I think that for the most part the reception continues to get warmer and warmer. So if you get by that first guy, you're meeting some athletic, tall guys in the paint".

Sport Kanye West settles lawsuit over 'New Slaves' sample
Author: 0 Kanye West settles lawsuit over 'New Slaves' sample

Entertainer Kanye West arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala in New York, May 2, 2016. To promote the album ahead of its release, West projected a video of New Slaves on 66 buildings around the world. In addition, Presser said that West's lawyer contacted him just two days before the rapper started using the sample for promotion. Turns out the desired time frame was 48 hours.

Sport Eric Dier calls for respectful support from England fans vs. Lithuania
Author: 0 Eric Dier calls for respectful support from England fans vs. Lithuania

Smalling's exit, however, compounds England manager Gareth Southgate's defensive worries, with Chelsea's Gary Cahill, the captain in Wednesday's 1-0 friendly global defeat by Germany in Dortmund, suspended. "And us as players, we're going to respect everything in the right way and do everything to honour the people who passed away this week". In all internationals now there's no really easy games.

Author: 0 'Injured' De Kock remains doubtful for Hamilton Test, IPL

De Kock, whose status for the lucrative Indian Premier League with Delhi Daredevils remains in jeopardy, made a crucial 91 as part of a 160-run stand with Temba Bavuma in the first innings of the second Test after South Africa's top order had failed to deliver.

Author: 0 NCAA tournament: Previewing every Sweet 16 matchup

The guards - Jevon Carter , Daxter Miles Jr. and Tarik Phillip - have been getting it done and then some at both ends for West Virginia. Perkins blocked Adrian's shot from behind and the ball was retrieved by Williams-Goss, who found Mathews in the far corner for his game-changing 3.

Author: 0 Yes, Bill Murray, Xavier is a Cinderella story (even Dwyane Wade noticed)

Let us not forget that Murray magic was credited with helping his beloved Chicago Cubs defeat the Cleveland Indians to win the World Series previous year. But the reason for Murray's support for Xavier is all about family. Even Dwyane Wade pointed out that we are witnessing "the power of Bill Murray ".

Author: 0 Qatar MotoGP : Vinales lays down marker as Rossi struggles

But, there was to be no stopping Marquez. The Qatar MotoGP will be the first of the 18 races scheduled for this season with the final race of the season taking place in Valencia in November. "From a technical point of view, we're starting this Championship better than the last one". Marc Marquez won his third MotoGP world title previous year and the Honda rider will be looking to add one more world title to his tally this season.

Author: 0 The history of Kentucky vs. UCLA

And part of the buzz comes from the matchup of potential one-and-done floor leaders who have already met this season. UConn is undefeated 3-0 in the all-time series with UCLA with the most recent meeting coming in December of 2014. "This is going to be a hard game". They are a team that you've got to make play defense. The law bans state-funded travel to Kansas, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee, which is on the list because of a state law that allows therapists to refuse to ...

Sport Buffon set for 1000th match of his career
Author: 0 Buffon set for 1000th match of his career

Buffon played 220 times for Parma and is at 612 appearances for Juventus - and counting. "Of course I have objectives, but there are no certainties". Gianluigi Buffon considers how he'll finally end his career - "maybe I'll headbutt someone on the pitch, like Zinedine Zidane..." You can never say never, though.

Sport OSU basketball: Assistant Mike Boynton named next Cowboys head coach
Author: 0 OSU basketball: Assistant Mike Boynton named next Cowboys head coach

Boynton was also an assistant coach at SC from 2008-2013. He then entered the coaching ranks, first as a manager at Furman, as an assistant at Coastal Carolina (2005-2007), and as associate head coach at Wofford (2007-08), before returning to Columbia to coach under Darrin Horn beginning in 2008.

Sport Australian GP: Lewis Hamilton remains ahead in 2nd practice
Author: 0 Australian GP: Lewis Hamilton remains ahead in 2nd practice

Australia is not alone in knowing how to put on a show. Although Ferrari topped the timesheets in pre-season testing, claiming the top two spots, it is Mercedes who have dominated Formula 1 over the past three years. "We know Ferrari have had a good winter but we're hopeful we can close that overnight". "For us, what really gives us a good feeling is cornering speed — I think we're back to the level we've been 10 years ago, maybe a bit faster", he said.

Sport United States of America dominates Puerto Rico, captures World Baseball Classic with 8-0 victor
Author: 0 United States of America dominates Puerto Rico, captures World Baseball Classic with 8-0 victor

The championship game was no exception. Lugo follwed that performance with another a strong showing in his next start against the United States . To win the title, the U.S. Earning the win, he tossed 5 2/3 innings, allowing five hits and three runs while striking out two. Kinsler homered off an 0-1 pitch from Seth Lugo into left-center field in the third, scoring Jonathan Lucroy , who singled leading off.

Sport Hawks' Paul Millsap to reportedly void contract at season's end
Author: 0 Hawks' Paul Millsap to reportedly void contract at season's end

From the way things are going, the Atlanta Hawks seems to be priming up on rebuilding. Schroder has averaged close to 19 points per game in the month of March and has really become an explosive offensive player. As I mentioned above, the Hawks will be without Paul Millsap Friday when the Milwaukee Bucks roll into town. When Wall entered the game, the Hawks and Wizards were tied at 77 .

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