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Lynx pick Gophers guard with final selection

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Former Gopher's star Lindsay Whalen has been named the new head coach. The Lynx are scheduled to open their regular season on May 20 and the latest possible date for the WNBA Finals is September 16. "I'm ready to get started". The three-time All-American led the Golden Gophers to the program's only Final Four appearance back in 2004, and she remains UM's all-time scoring leader. Read More »

Marseille, Arsenal and Atletico reach Europa semis as Salzburg stuns Lazio

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And this supporter said: "Cech needs to retire, how many mistakes is this guy gonna make". But, after Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger spoke on the eve of the game of football's ability to "facilitate relations" and with no issues for Russian fans during the first leg in London last week, there were no reported problems in and around Moscow on the day of the return leg. Read More »

Is this $1 billion cricket deal all it's cracked up to be?

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Such predictions have proven to be wide of the mark. Nine has been the home of cricket for 40 years and some of its commentators have become established parts of Australian sports folklore over the years. Ten Network have also lost the coveted rights to the Big Bash League, while all Tests and 43 of the 59 BBL matches will be simulcast between Fox Sports and Seven. Read More »

Wallace Selected in 2018 WNBA Draft

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UCLA's Monique Billings was the final player invited to the draft to be taken. The Bruins haven't had a first-rounder since Noelle Quinn in 2007 and could have two players selected in the first round in the same year for the first time. "Dinner [on Wednesday] took a really long time and we jokingly started asking, 'OK, who's going to leave first?' These last few days have been awesome, and I really couldn't have picked a better group of girls to have shared this experience with". Read More »

C'Games organisers anxious as more Cameroon athletes disappear

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First in the night of April 8 three athletes departed the village. Experience is also part of victory, therefore, those who competed and did not make it, I celebrate you as heroes because upon your performances, the future lies. "Although they have valid visas until mid-May. we are concerned because they haven't turned up for events when they are the reason they are here", he told Macquarie Media radio on Thursday. Read More »

National Football League mock draft: Bills get a QB without having to trade up

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Waddle and Tobin are more stopgaps than long-term answers, so given how important the left tackle position is, this seems like a position worthy of a selection in the first two rounds. While the team chose to go defense with the first pick a year ago, there is no doubt they will spend the first pick on the offense in 2018. Vita Vea: Size, speed, strength and athleticism. Read More »

49ers' Foster charged in assault against girlfriend

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Additionally, during the search of Foster's house, "officers found the weapon - a Sig Sauer 516 - along with its large capacity magazine - both of which are illegal to possess in California". Foster will be arraigned at 1:30 p.m. today at the Hall of Justice in San Jose, according to the district attorney's office. San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was reportedly charged with three felonies stemming from a February arrest. Read More »

Wiggins, Joseph, Thompson, Olynyk represent Canadian talent in National Basketball Association playoffs

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The Heat , who have secured a playoff spot but are still jockeying for position within the Eastern Conference , are 25-14 in Miami. Westbrook always likes a good competition, and a good competition we will get. The Cavaliers also have a history of having their way with the Raptors in the few previous playoffs, since they have to go through Toronto to get back to the Finals. Read More »

ESPN Launches $5 Streaming Service, Without Their TV Channels

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James Pitaro, ESPN president and co-chair of Disney Media Networks, called it "a central piece of our next era of innovation". In addition to being the sports media giant's first big push into digital subscriptions, ESPN + is also parent company Disney's first streaming launch since it took a majority stake in technology company BAMtech past year, with the explicit goal of helping Disney move into streaming. Read More »

Srikanth creates history with No.1 ranking

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Srikanth is the disciple of champion maker and former Indian badminton star Pullela Gopichand. Interestingly, Srikanth could have become the table topper past year, but he couldn't achieve the feat because of an injury. Srikanth, coached by Gopichand, is now the top seed at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018. "This achievement will definitely bring in a lot of positivity and I believe he can win more titles as this is a big year for badminton itself", he said. Read More »

Tyson Fury To Make Comeback In June

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No opponents have mentioned at the time of publication for Fury for the June 9th date. "The Heavyweight division should now be put on notice because the lineal Champion will be back on June 9th and will be looking to pick back up where he left off", said Warren. Read More »

Ex-Chelsea captain Desailly: Abramovich must keep Conte and sell players

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Southampton stand in the way of Chelsea progressing to the FA Cup final where they will play either Manchester United or Tottenham if they can beat the Premier League strugglers. 'And the system of three on the once more did not work this season because of Conte misplaced Matic, ' added Desailly. "Together they protected the defence like it was needed". Read More »

Azkals reach highest-ever placing in the FIFA World Rankings

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Completing the top 10 African countries in the latest FIFA Ranking are Cameroon (51), Ghana (51), Burkina Faso (53) and Cape Verde (58). The 2014 World Cup champions were beaten 1-0 at home in their last game before squads will be named for this year's tournament in Russian Federation. Read More »

Stunned Barcelona captain Iniesta: This could be my last Champions League game

They lead Seville 2-1 heading into tonight's tie at the Allianz Arena. "But it is now when the supporters, coaches and players have to be more united than ever". "We have a very competitive team and it will recover from this", Bartomeu said. "When the Frenchman finally came on, Roma had their three goals and closed their defence". Read More »

Champions League semi-final draw

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But the strike was wrongly ruled out for offside and Liverpool went on to win thanks to goals from Salah and Roberto Firmino . The second Liverpool charge could spell trouble for the Reds, who were widely criticised for their reception of the Manchester City bus last week. Read More »

Champions League winners: Liverpool odds slashed, Real Madrid favourites

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Liverpool face an anxious wait to discover who they will face in the Champions League semi-finals. Jurgen Klopp's men hammered the table toppers 3-0 at Anfield, before coming from behind to win 2-1 at The Etihad. Europe hasn't been overly kind to the Gunners in recent seasons, mind - mainly because of one team in particular from the darkest depths of Bavaria - but they've had their share of success over the last 20 years. Read More »

Salah shows up in morning training ahead of Man City game

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We are in the semis so we deserve it. Liverpool have had some fitness issues in attack of late, most notably the in-form Mohamed Salah , who picked up a groin injury in the first leg. Chief among them were the last night's goalscorers, as Salah was chauffeured in in a nine-seater Mercedes, while Brazilian Firmino came in a Porsche. Read More »

Zimmermann Leaves Start Early After Being Hit By Comebacker

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The ball rolled to first baseman Miguel Cabrera, who stepped on first for the out. Zimmermann collapsed to the dirt, where he laid facedown until Tigers catcher James McCann and team trainers came rushing to his aid. Zimmermann will continue to be evaluated and another update is expected shortly. Kipnis was the second batter Zimmermann had faced after he got leadoff man Francisco Lindor to fly out to right field. Read More »

Five Cameroon Athletes Go Missing At Commonwealth Games

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Mr Dutton said most Games athletes were on visas that remained valid until mid-May, but he was concerned by two instances in which athletes missed their events at the Games "when that was the reason they were here". " England have beaten New Zealand over the last couple of years but we've never done it in a major tournament", said goal keeper Geva Mentor. "Right now we are anxious about safety and welfare of the athletes and we are taking this very seriously and monitoring the situation ... Read More »