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Author: 0 I absolutely love the way Kohli accepts challenges: Clarke

Obviously, if I am 100 per cent fit for the game is the only condition I will take the field. "He drags his team and his nation with him", Gilchirst said, "I am fearful Virat Kohli is due for a lot of runs (in Dharamsala)". I don't see any other game or any other opposition different from anyone else. While India's team management is monitoring the progress of his recovery from injuries to his right leg which have kept him out of global cricket since the third Test against England in ...

Sport Lionel Messi gets 4-match ban for insulting a referee
Author: 0 Lionel Messi gets 4-match ban for insulting a referee

Federation Internationale de Football Association said after the game in La Paz, the "remainder of the sanction will be served over Argentina's subsequent World Cup qualifying matches". The visitors were without the services of Messi, who was serving the first of a four-game ban, while Sergio Aguero and Paulo Dybala were only named on the bench.

Sport College Basketball Vanderbilt Commodores vs Northwestern Wildcats Start Time, Betting Odds
Author: 0 College Basketball Vanderbilt Commodores vs Northwestern Wildcats Start Time, Betting Odds

In case you missed it, Vanderbilt's Matthew Fisher-Davis fouled Northwestern's Bryant McIntosh with the Commodores up, 66-65, with 14.6 seconds left in the second half. Northwestern will have to improve to make it to the Sweet Sixteen. With time winding down and Northwestern trailing by one, Vanderbilt's Michael Fisher-Davis had a Chris Webber moment that propelled the Wildcats to victory.

Author: 0 Will Raiders' move to Las Vegas impact a Marshawn Lynch return?

Although the Raiders' relocation proposition was approved, the move will not take place for at least another two years as the team works out venue specifics in Las Vegas. But the presence of the A's in that sports complex was particularly troubling to the NFL, Goodell said. Oakland is a great area, a great market, great population, but they play in a bad stadium.

Author: 0 Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe to start for England

Southgate has some selection issues for this weekend's qualifier at Wembley due to Phil Jones's withdrawal due to a suspected broken toe and Gary Cahill's suspension. "I love the fact that we tried something new", said Hart. Southgate also gave more detail about the injury which rules Manchester United defender Chris Smalling out of Sunday's contest.

Author: 0 Raiders' move to Las Vegas approved by owners

The project gained significant momentum when Davis secured Bank of America as a replacement investor for the $650 million commitment that was withdrawn by Sheldon Adelson, the casino mogul, in January. " Raiders fans are the most loyal in the National Football League", said Jake Lindo, an employee at Sports Fever. Oakland native and lifelong fan Ted Ludwick told us he was sad to hear the news but not surprised.

Author: 0 Memphis Blues: Late shot sinks Cats, sends Tar Heels to Final Four

The sophomore from Huntersville, N.C., knocked it down for the win with his feet on the 3-point line. A sequel might be in the offing after Maye dashed Kentucky's Final Four hopes on Sunday, but the former walk-on received nothing but love, including a standing ovation, from the classmates in his management accounting class on Monday morning.

Author: 0 Tar Heels' Luke Maye Is An Overnight Hero

Gonzaga shot 52%, and 57% from three (compared to 36% and 23% for UNC) as they beat the Tar Heels by eight. The Tar Heels edged Kentucky 75-73 on a jumper from Luke Maye with 0.3 seconds left in the game. Fox and Adebayo each had 13 points to lead Kentucky . Never before had the NCAA Tournament pitted powerhouse programs that have so dominated March.

Sport Rubio's late free throws help Minnesota end skid at Indiana
Author: 0 Rubio's late free throws help Minnesota end skid at Indiana

Once PG caught the inbound he was immediately trapped forcing the ball to Monte Ellis who's desperation shot went wide. The Pacers still haven't won back-to-back games since early February and remain mired in a three-way tie for the No. In that game, Towns had 33 points, 10 rebounds and four assists, Zach LaVine had 23 points and five assists, Wiggins had 21 points and five rebounds, Dieng and Muhammad had eight points each, and Rubio added four points, 12 assists and four steals for the ...

Author: 0 USA Hockey settles pay dispute with women's team

The four-year agreement will pay players beyond just the six-month Olympic period. The senators who signed the letter include Sen. "In the end, both sides came together". BSU head coach Jim Scanlan said USA Hockey's offer put the potential replacement players in a hard position. The group will assist USA Hockey in efforts to advance marketing promotions and fundraising.

Author: 0 N. Korea threatens to reduce United States 'to ashes'

The half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un was poisoned with the lethal nerve agent VX in a brazen Cold War-style assassination on February 13 in Kuala Lumpur International Airport. He said: "I don't deny we are targeting new individuals including North Korean nationals involved in this murder and we will use all legal channels to apprehend them".

Sport Lance Stephenson Expected To Sign With Indiana Pacers
Author: 0 Lance Stephenson Expected To Sign With Indiana Pacers

The 6-foot-5 Stuckey averaged 7.2 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists this season. Miles and Monta Ellis also have contracts with these clauses which are not true player options considering the player can be released before the end of the season to wipe the option off the books.

Sport Argentina woe as Federation Internationale de Football Association hit 'abusive' Messi with a ban
Author: 0 Argentina woe as Federation Internationale de Football Association hit 'abusive' Messi with a ban

While Argentina could prepare for the physical challenges of playing in La Paz , the squad was blindsided by FIFAs announcement early Tuesday that Messi was suspended for four matches. Messi has also been fined 10,000 Swiss francs, while the AFA confirmed their intention to appeal the sanction. Though the incident was not contained in the initial match report by Brazilian referee Sandro Ricci, Fifa chose to intervene after assistant referee Emerson Carvalho complained of the insults.

Author: 0 South Carolina faces Gonzaga; Oregon meets North Carolina

But what happened speaks to the subtle dominance of the program Dawn Staley has built. The leading scorer on a veteran-led North Carolina team, Jackson knows what it's like to be on this stage. 14 lead changes and 10 ties speak for themselves. SC head coach Dawn Staley gave a lot of credit to the Seminoles and their never say die attitude.

Sport Argentina face World Cup qualifying struggle without majestic Messi
Author: 0 Argentina face World Cup qualifying struggle without majestic Messi

Former Real Madrid GM Jorge Valdano is stunned by FIFA's four match ban for Barcelona star Leo Messi. "You have to put it into context, in an important World Cup qualifier a player can get overheated", Tebas said, although admitting he was unaware of what Messi had said to the official.

Author: 0 Players to watch during Final Four games in Phoenix

After North Carolina fell behind by five points with 5:12 remaining, Roy Williams called a rare timeout to gather his team and help them regroup. "We had a great run", Monk said Sunday following the loss to the Tar Heels. The Wildcats had hoped their talented freshmen would carry them. "Because once you let him get going a little bit, it's hard to stop him". The foul shots would start a 7-2 run for SC to end the game.

Author: 0 Clint Dempsey Announces MNT Return with Hat Trick vs Honduras

Dempsey - making his first U.S. appearance since June due to heart problems - was full of praise for his 18-year-old team-mate and is looking forward to playing alongside him in the future. "That desire to win is obviously still there, so in terms of the basic idea of stepping on the field and trying to play well and go for it in the right way and come away with a positive result, that part's still the same obviously", the longtime captain said.

Sport North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to reschedule meeting to accommodate Tillerson
Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to reschedule meeting to accommodate Tillerson

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is skipping a major North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) Summit, opting to meet with China and Russian Federation instead and people are anxious about the message that sends. "So far, the administration has not been able to convey that". Tillerson will travel later in the month to a series of unspecified meetings in Russian Federation, a State Department spokesman confirmed to NBC News.

Author: 0 Federer, Nadal enter pre-quarters in Indian Wells

The tone was set in the opening game where Federer sent down two scorching backhand winners to take Nadal's serve and a second break soon after wrapped up the set in just 36 minutes. "I try to see it really as another opportunity to build upon something for the rest of the season". "Unfortunately I am unable to play today due to sickness", he wrote in a statement posted to his Twitter feed.

Sport Spurs pair Erik Lamela, Moussa Sissoko attracting interest from Italy?
Author: 0 Spurs pair Erik Lamela, Moussa Sissoko attracting interest from Italy?

Spurs have remained tight-lipped over the player's fitness all year, but sources have revealed that he won't be featuring for the side again this season as he's set to undergo surgery. Lamela has tweeted saying that he wants to come back stronger following the operation. Since he moved from Roma, Lamela has made 121 appearances across all competitions for Spurs scoring 19 goals and providing 31 assists.

Sport United States routs Puerto Rico 8-0 to win WBC behind dominant Stroman
Author: 0 United States routs Puerto Rico 8-0 to win WBC behind dominant Stroman

What must it feel like to pitch like that in a game like this? Puerto Rico boosters pounded cowbells, tooted horns and blew whistles early on before their team fell behind 4-0. The game blew open in the 7th inning when with the bases loaded and two outs, Brandon Crawford singled home two and then Giancarlo Stanton singled home one more.

Sport Spain benefits from video technology in 2-0 win over France
Author: 0 Spain benefits from video technology in 2-0 win over France

I don't use that phrase as a propaganda tool but as a genuinely excited look ahead to a friendly game that is an official fixture and that will also feature the video assistant referee as a side point of interest. Griezmann's 48th-minute header would have been the opening goal and was wildly celebrated by the Atletico Madrid striker, his teammates and the crowd.

Sport European exit highlights Pep Guardiola's need to overhaul squad
Author: 0 European exit highlights Pep Guardiola's need to overhaul squad

Manchester City will be looking to put their Champions League heartache behind them when they entertain Liverpool at the Etihad on Sunday afternoon. The players, they are sad a lot, like all the people here. "I know their image at this moment in this country is a little bit different", Klopp said.

Sport Ref target of death threats after Kentucky loss
Author: 0 Ref target of death threats after Kentucky loss

Kentucky played with as many as four starters out in foul trouble in the first half of the Tar Heels' 75-73 win, made possible by a jump shot from sophomore reserve forward Luke Maye with less than one second left. It's John Higgins' fault that Kentucky isn't going to Phoenix. The backash has resulted in (so far) 890 one-star ratings for an average rating of 2.2 stars out of five.

Author: 0 Gonzaga won't cancel Friday classes for Final Four

Following a season that left some lowering their expectations for Xavier this year. The Zags had previously made the Elite Eight in 1999 and 2015, but couldn't break through to the Tournament's final weekend until this year. Meanwhile, the man that usually scores the bulk of Xavier's points didn't have as good of a night. Junior guard Trevon Bluiett (18.5 points) was one of the league's top scorers.

Author: 0 Bayern - Real quite reunion for Zizou-Ancelotti

I think we have the ability to beat Real Madrid. The record 11-time European champions will head to the Allianz Arena for the first leg on Wednesday April 12th before hosting the return leg on the 18th. The draw for the Europa League quarter-finals will also take place today. "There will surely be two great games". They have a very strong team, they're doing very well.

Author: 0 Worldwide friendlies: Lukas Podolski gets dream farewell as Germany beat England

England missed several good chances at the other end, otherwise they probably would've walked away the winners. "It's never nice to lose, but I have to be pleased with the way the players played and how the tactical system worked". I think it was a very good game in the end. England football fans have been frowned upon for their use of distasteful chants during their team's worldwide friendly with Germany .

Author: 0 Coleman undergoes surgery for fractured tibia and fibula

He had the operation yesterday morning at 8.30. Naturally, he's very disappointed. "It will take some time to heal". The doctors performed the procedure at St Vincent's University Hospital in Dublin to realign the broken tibia and fibula (the two lower leg bones), and then pin and screw them in place.

Sport Harry Giles leaving Duke for the National Basketball Association after one season
Author: 0 Harry Giles leaving Duke for the National Basketball Association after one season

Giles becomes the 11th player to enter the National Basketball Association draft after his freshman season at Duke. Giles averaged just 3.9 points and 3.8 rebounds in 11.5 minutes per game this past season. He had another knee surgery before the start of the season. "I want to thank my teammates, coaches, family and friends for the unwavering support I've received as I pursue my dream".

Sport United States 6, Honduras 0 - Rampant Return for Dempsey and USMNT
Author: 0 United States 6, Honduras 0 - Rampant Return for Dempsey and USMNT

And while it's not a focus for Dempsey, with picking up points, qualifying for the World Cup and simply being able to play taking up most of his thoughts, even he can't deny the allure of making history. The United States Men's National Team had one main objective as they faced Honduras in their third match of the Hex on Friday night: to Get 3, a marketing slogan turned game-plan.

Sport Australian Grand Prix 2017: Sebastian Vettel outpaces Lewis Hamilton
Author: 0 Australian Grand Prix 2017: Sebastian Vettel outpaces Lewis Hamilton

Vettel and Ferrari underlined their impressive pre-season performance with a fine display in Melbourne to lay claim to the early title initiative after the first round of the new campaign. It is going to be a close race. But Kevin Magnussen in a Haas clipped the kerb and slid into the Sauber of Marcus Ericsson on the first turn. Ferrari, celebrating the 70th anniversary this year of founder Enzo Ferrari's first race vehicle, have not won a championship since their constructors' success ...

Author: 0 Mets' Familia suspended 15 games for domestic violence

Familia was arrested at his Fort Lee, New Jersey home on October 31 and charged with simple assault after police found reason "to believe that domestic violence had occurred". A February report said that Rivas and Familia had "clammed up" while the Major League Baseball probe was ongoing, but Major League Baseball chief legal officer Dan Halem said in a statement then that both parties "have fully cooperated with our investigation".

Sport Ex-NFL star Michael Irvin investigated in sex battery case
Author: 0 Ex-NFL star Michael Irvin investigated in sex battery case

Fort Lauderdale police confirmed Wednesday that the Hall of Fame receiver's name was listed on a sexual battery incident report. The incident took place at a Fort Lauderdale hotel and was reported March 22. Here's what the ex-NFLer is saying about his time with the evening/night in question: He says he was out at a bar until 4:30am with a group of people including the woman.

Author: 0 Duke upset by SC in second round of March Madness

It was the Blue Devils' attempt to push through a barrage of unforeseen injuries and situations that twisted their season into directions that conflicted with their goals. Five-straight points from Notice pushed Carolina's lead to seven, 60-53, with 8:38 to play, forcing another Krzyzewski timeout. From then on the Gamecocks seemed to control the tempo of the game.

Author: 0 Shreyas in as Kohli's back-up

Uncapped Mumbai batsman Shreyas Iyer flew in on Friday as cover for Kohli who has been rather subdued in the series, managing 46 runs in five innings. It's no different, it's a game of cricket", he said. The main issue for Kohli will be fielding as in the third Test, he injured his shoulder in the 40th over and did not return for the remainder of the opening day.

Sport Mourinho is unlucky - Sir Alex Ferguson
Author: 0 Mourinho is unlucky - Sir Alex Ferguson

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has claimed that Wayne Rooney has earned the right to decide whether to leave Old Trafford at the end of the current season. That would nearly double the existing transfer record, which United themselves set last summer with the £89m purchase of Pogba . They have dominated all seven of their costly home draws this season but have spurned chances to turn them into wins.

Sport Maxwell hits maiden test ton as Australia pass 400
Author: 0 Maxwell hits maiden test ton as Australia pass 400

Virat sustained the injury in the 40th over when diving to save a boundary and was off the field for the rest of the day during which as a precautionary measure, he took ice-pack treatment. The batting duo put on a 159-run stand for the fifth wicket with Rahane rotating his bowling options with little success, but Sridhar was impressed with how Kohli's deputy handled the situation.

Sport Tornado drill, spotter training part of Severe Weather Awareness Week
Author: 0 Tornado drill, spotter training part of Severe Weather Awareness Week

However, the National Weather Service issued only one tornado warning during the severe weather. This drill will include activation of Lancaster County's outdoor warning sirens. The test message will be tone alerted and sent through the Emergency Alert System and the watch will be valid for one hour. "And if you are in part of a county that has a warning, you should obviously take the steps that you need to take cover because potentially there could be a tornado".

Sport Highlights: Podolski goal lifts Germany over England
Author: 0 Highlights: Podolski goal lifts Germany over England

Withe 20 minutes remaining, the former Arsenal striker - playing the final game of his worldwide career - smashed the ball into the top corner of Joe Hart's goal. "People recognise those who have made 100 caps, we have always given presentations for that, and people acknowledge the contribution they've made", Southgate said.

Author: 0 Joe Hart to captain England against Lithuania

Dier, who played the full match in Germany, said he hadn't heard the chants but added he hoped they would not be repeated during Sunday's World Cup qualifier against Lithuania at Wembley. In midfield, both Jack Wilshere and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain may need to secure permanent moves away from Arsenal to get the game time they need to be considered, while Theo Walcott's recent omission suggests he still has more to prove despite a decent season at the Emirates Stadium.

Author: 0 Smith not happy with India claiming catch

In an incident that could very well spiral out of control later, Smith was caught on tape saying words that seemed like verbal abuse directed towards an Indian player during Australia's second innings on Day 3 of the fourth and final Test in Dharamsala .

Author: 0 Australia on the verge of losing Test series after second innings collapse

Steve Smith appeared to accuse Murali Vijay of cheating after the India fielder claimed a grounded catch during the Test series decider in Dharamsala . Worst, the Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland, in a sarcastic remark to a radio station, said Kohli perhaps does not know the spelling of sorry.

Author: 0 New Nevada brothel to honor Las Vegas Raiders, give discounts to players

Just hours after the National Football League approved the Raiders move to Las Vegas, Hof, who owns the famous Bunny Ranch, announced that he's going to open a Raiders-themed brothel by 2020. exclusively available to Raiders players and other high-profile athletes, and staffed with over 20 cheerleader-garbed working girls". HuffPost reached out to the Raiders, who did not respond to inquiries about Hof's offer.

Sport I'm back after 15-month doping ban-Sharapova
Author: 0 I'm back after 15-month doping ban-Sharapova

She said she feels not remorse over what she did and continues to insist her incidence. Sharapova also revealed she has been training intensely for four months to get her momentum back. "I think that's-from the tournament side, I think it's disrespectful to the other players and the WTA". "To be in a moment when you feel and you felt that it could've ended on someone else's voice and someone else's terms, was very hard to accept".

Sport Ancelotti speaks on Real Madrid's return
Author: 0 Ancelotti speaks on Real Madrid's return

As well as discussing the trip to Bilbao, he gave his thoughts on Real's Champions League pairing with a Bayern Munich team led by ex-Blancos boss Carlo Ancelotti. "This is a classic, which is probably the absolute top draw that lay in the pot", said Rummenigge. But the Italians will have a whiff of revenge in their nostrils for their narrow 2015 final defeat against Barcelona.

Sport USA eliminate defending champs, book spot in semis at WBC
Author: 0 USA eliminate defending champs, book spot in semis at WBC

It lets us know that it's OK to show fiery emotion on the field, in front of frenzied fans banging on drums and blowing horns, as we witnessed in Mexico, Asia and Miami. The winners play for the championship Wednesday . Jorge Lopez is starting for Puerto Rico . The Indians' SS Francisco Lindor , CA Roberto Perez and RHP Joe Colon are on Puerto Rico's roster.