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Tributes paid to Volvo Ocean Race sailor who fell overboard


There is still daylight, but weather conditions are forecast to deteriorate in the coming hours, and darkness will come at approximately 01:20 UTC. "All of us here at the Volvo Ocean Race organisation send our heartfelt condolences out to John's family, his friends and his teammates and we will do everything in our power to support them in this very hard time". Read More »

England suspected ball tampering in the Ashes

I saw Steve Smith in his press conference say it's the first time they've tried it, which to me seems really surprising they've changed a method that's been working. "I was not aware of any ball tampering", Root told reporters in Auckland after his side crashed to an innings and 49-run loss to New Zealand in the first test. Read More »

Journalist run-over by speeding Truck in broad day light — Madhya Pradesh shocker


Sharma has conducted sting operations on police officers exposing their links with mafia. Sandeep was run over near the Kotwali Police Station area. Meanwhile, the police are investigating the matter and interrogating the accused. The news came even as a local journalist died along with another person after an SUV rammed into their bike in Bhojpur district of Bihar. Read More »

Former Dolphins, Marlins Owner Wayne Huizenga Dies


Starting with a single garbage truck in Pompano Beach, Florida, in 1968, Harry Wayne Huizenga , a college dropout from the Chicago suburbs, built Waste Management , Inc., into a Fortune 500 company. Forms Waste Management , from a merger with three other companies, and goes public. Huizenga was noted outside of the sports world for founding three Fortune 500 companies: Waste Management , Blockbuster Video and AutoNation. Read More »

Full Joshua vs Parker Running Order And Undercard Info


The fight, taking place at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, will see WBA and IBF champion Joshua step into the ring with WBO belt-holder Parker. "Whatever the start time is..." Kiwi boxer Joseph Parker's team have had enough of Anthony Joshua's shenanigans heading into Sunday's unification bout in Cardiff. Read More »

Michael Porter Jr. Leaves Mizzou For NBA

Coming into the season, MPJ was projected to be a top-5 NBA Draft pick. While some Mizzou fans will lament the fact that they didn't get to see more of Porter, you can't fault a guy for wanting to go earn National Basketball Association money as soon as possible. Read More »

Koeman gets his tactics ideal as Netherlands defeat Portugal


Some were trying to touch and take photos, with one even trying to kiss Ronaldo. It may have been just a friendly but it was impressive to watch him put Portugal on his back with two injury-time goals in Friday's 2-1 win over Egypt. The Euro 2016 champions couldn't find a way through Oranje's organised defence and on half an hour Matthijs de Ligt made a bursting run forward which ended with the centre-back hammering a flawless cross into the box for Ryan Babel to send a bullet header into ... Read More »

Fultz to make long-awaited return for Sixers


With a playoff berth clinched for the first time since 2012 and only 10 games left, Fultz decided the time was right to come back from an injured shoulder and busted confidence that had cost him all but four games of his rookie season. "He understands it, and I understand it. Knowing what I know and seeing what I've seen, an understanding how special that kid is from a human being standpoint, it's a good day". Read More »

Venus outlasts Bertens to book Konta clash


Taiwan's Chan sisters on Sunday survived a scare to advance to the quarter-finals of the women's doubles at the Miami Open, while Venus Williams saved three match points to rally past Kiki Bertens in the third round of the women's singles. Read More »

Greg Bird Removed From the Yankees Lineup With a Sore Right Foot


He went for an MRI and CT scan on Saturday, which revealed he has inflammation. Bird was said to be meeting with specialists to determine the next step. Bird hit.190 overall previous year but had eight homers and 25 RBIs in 29 games after returning from the disabled list in late August. An injury to the same ankle-suffered when he fouled a ball off his foot in the team's final spring training game-kept Bird out for most of 2017. Read More »

I know I will be at Chelsea next year — Real Madrid target


The Belgian stopper has been heavily linked with Real Madrid and earlier in the season claimed his future comments were misunderstood. Courtois has been with the Blues since 2011, with 147 appearances made since spending the first three years after joining from Genk out on loan at Atletico. Read More »

Giants owner John Mara leaves door open to Odell Beckham Jr


When asked if it could affect whether or not Beckham, who's set to play on his fifth-year option this season, gets a long-term deal, Mara said yes. "I think that's certainly something you have to take into consideration, yes, " Mara said of the constant controversies surrounding the receiver affecting a long-term offer. Read More »

Jets owner says they've pulled their offer to Ndamukong Suh


Coach Todd Bowles wasn't part of that conversation, according to Johnson, who wasn't involved in the decision to make the initial offer. At first, the Los Angeles Rams seemed like a long shot to land Ndamukong Suh since the team has already been busy clearing up salary cap space for the 2018 season, but luckily the odds seemed to increase last week when they actually met up with the defensive superstar. Read More »

Video surfaces of Bancroft pouring sugar into pocket during Ashes


In a big blow to the Australian side, a video has surfaced online on nine.com.au that shows batsman Cameron Bancroft allegedly putting a spoon of sugar in his pocket, during the Ashes series against England . "Steve said it's the first time they've tried it and there's no evidence that they were doing this in the Ashes series from what I've seen". "Any England player that has toured Australia can laugh at those comments really, because some of the things we hear on the pitch from ... Read More »

Bubba Watson wins WGC-Match Play


Stanley reduced one hole of that advantage but Thomas eased into the last four 2 and 1. "Kisner has been playing well all week but you could tell the energy was gone after his match this morning", the 2012 and 2014 Masters champion said. I was fortunate a few times. "I thought it was good", Watson said of his form this week. I'm not hitting the panic button by any means, but this was definitely an eyebrow-raiser. Read More »

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Takes Out NY Times Ad to Address Data Scandal


In a statement on Friday, before the 18 enforcement officers went in, the ICO said, "We're pleased with the decision of the judge and we plan to execute the warrant shortly". The United Kingdom's news outlet The Guardian reports that the digital firm was found to have played a role in the U.K.'s official Vote Leave campaign in 2016, and has undisclosed links to the political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. Read More »

Drogba believes Mourinho-Pogba relationship can be repaired


Pogba will be hoping to return to action for Manchester United when the Red Devils host Swansea City at Old Trafford in the Premier League after the worldwide break. "It's a bit of both". The French star arrived at the Theatre Of Dreams in the summer of 2016 for a then world record transfer fee from Serie A club Juventus. Read More »

Weather Postpones All On-Track Activity at Martinsville Speedway Until Monday

Both races will be made up as a Monday doubleheader. That race will resume at 11 a.m. ET Monday, with the NASCAR Cup series STP 500 to follow at approximately 2 p.m. Defending race victor Brad Keselowski will line up fourth. The answer to the question, "Do we race Sunday? " will come down to what NASCAR and Martinsville Speedway can do with all that snow that fell and the fields and lots for parking all those race fans. Read More »

NCAA Tournament: Michigan players say they don't know who Sister Jean is


The Ramblers and Wolverines will meet next Saturday for a national championship berth. And if nothing else, Hamilton should've exhausted all options in leading his players to victory, as trips to the Final Four don't grow on trees. The Wolverines hit 19 of 49 for 38.8 percent from the field. The third-seeded Wolverines are much less of a surprise, but the achievement is no less impressive for Beilein's squad, which wore its "Do More, Say Less" shirts throughout the week. Read More »

In Duke-Kansas matchup, the 3 may be key


The Blue Devils rank fourth in rebounds per game (41.4) while the Jayhawks rank 181st in rebounds allowed per game (35.3). Graham played just 34 minutes because of foul trouble as KU improved to 13-2 against ACC teams in the 15-year Bill Self era. Read More »

Pickford likely to get Holland nod


The worldwide friendly match between the Netherlands and England will be shown live on ITV . "Until we do, I think we should stop firing off those things elsewhere". "I think the rest of the world are viewing it that way", said Southgate when asked if the World Cup could still be a festival of football despite the political cloud. Read More »

Louis Oosthuizen wins group at World Match Play, McIlroy knocked out

Thomas reduced the deficit against former Masters champion Watson to one at the turn in the semi-final with two birdies but was three down again after 12 at the Austin Country Club. "I made some good putts, a lot of those short to mid-range putts". Thomas evened it up with a birdie at six, but Stanley got one back with a birdie at nine to make it all square. Read More »

Record-breaker Williamson puts New Zealand in control


Williamson's contribution to the New Zealand innings seems so long ago, after two days where rain was the major player, but that makes it no less significant. Nicholls, who started the New Zealand summer needing strong performances to cement his place as the number six batsman, stepped up from his pre-Christmas form when he had innings of 67, 13 and five against the West Indies. Read More »