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Sports Kagiso Rabada charged by the ICC for Smith 'bump'
Author: 0 Kagiso Rabada charged by the ICC for Smith 'bump'

If Australia can get the three wickets they need early, they stand every chance in this Test, but if the tail hangs around with de Villiers then it'll make it very hard to win at Port Elizabeth for the Aussies. The first hour is crucial in terms of who may win this Test. South Africa have chiselled Australia's lead down to 90 runs at tea on day two of the second Test, with Hashim Amla using the Decision Review System (DRS) twice to extend his composed knock.

Sports Wenger gets boost as Arsenal sink Watford
Author: 0 Wenger gets boost as Arsenal sink Watford

Mustafi's goal, which came eight minutes into the game, was Arsenal's 1,000th in the Premier League. Mkhitaryan will be returning to Premier League action after bagging his first goal for the club against Milan in Italy, and the Armenian will be hoping that he can open his account domestically against Watford .

Sports AB stars, South Africa claim 139-run lead
Author: 0 AB stars, South Africa claim 139-run lead

Bancroft scored 24 before he chopped a Lungi Ngidi delivery onto his wicket. Mitchell Marsh (2-26), who had been ill on day one, looked full of energy as he got two balls to tail in late and remove home captain Faf du Plessis (9) and Theunis de Bruyn (1) leg before wicket.

Author: 0 Break-ins made me lose my form for Liverpool, says Dejan Lovren

Mourinho said the Belgian striker gives more than just goals on the pitch and sets an example for others with his willingness to put the team first. "He is one of the guys that I trust". "He is okay", Mourinho added. United are certainly an efficient team but there is the sense that they're one that isn't completely fluid yet and one expects them to be next season when Romelu could potentially grab even more goals.

Sports Man Utd open talks with Barcelona over £53m defender deal
Author: 0 Man Utd open talks with Barcelona over £53m defender deal

However, despite his impressive form and the fact that Barcelona are a club every player dreams of playing for, Umtiti's future has come under questioning a number of times. His form has sparked interest from across the continent - so too the £50m release clause on his current deal at the Spanish league leaders. But Umtiti is now demanding a significant pay-rise, one that would reflect his development since joining the Catalan club.

Sports Short-handed K-State falls to KU in Big 12 Tournament semifinals
Author: 0 Short-handed K-State falls to KU in Big 12 Tournament semifinals

Including 2018, Kansas has appeared in eight of the last nine semifinals, beginning in 2010. The Big 12 men's basketball tournament continued Thursday in Kansas City, Missouri, with four quarterfinal games on the schedule. Unheralded forward Mawien stepped up with a career-high 29 points, and Xavier Sneed scored 12 despite another poor shooting night, but the duo couldn't make up for two major absences.

Sports Tiger Woods's comeback ramps up a gear as McIlroy bows out
Author: 0 Tiger Woods's comeback ramps up a gear as McIlroy bows out

While his driving accuracy was lacking at times on Saturday, Woods' short game was particularly sharp, as evidenced by a chip-in birdie from the rough from 30 feet at the par-four ninth that tied him for the lead. "I said to my caddie, 'Have you ever seen those crowds?' eight deep back there", Rose said. In the final round, Weir unfortunately shot 80 and tied for 10th, while Woods battled Sergio Garcia of Spain down the stretch and beat Garcia by a stroke even though Garcia made a magical ...

Sports Lance Lynn: Signs with Twins
Author: 0 Lance Lynn: Signs with Twins

Incredibly durable before his missed 2016 campaign, Lynn also quieted rumblings about his future durability by starting a career-high 33 starts in 2017. But it's a price the Twins are apparently willing to pay to upgrade their rotation once more. That looks to be Jose Berrios, Jake Odorizzi , Kyle Gibson and Lynn, as the tentative plan is for a four-man rotation at the beginning of the season, with a fifth starter only necessary a handful of times before mid-May.

Sports Providence coach Ed Cooley forced to use towel to cover ripped pants
Author: 0 Providence coach Ed Cooley forced to use towel to cover ripped pants

In the process, his eyes tightened. For most of the night, Brunson had carried Villanova on his back. His wide open three in the final seconds that would have tied the game clanged off the front iron in overtime to seal the team's fate, providing the freshman guard with a moment he wanted to shake off, but couldn't.

Sports South African bowler Rabada charged after Smith incident
Author: 0 South African bowler Rabada charged after Smith incident

Tim has given us a sniff and the opportunity to bowl well. South Africa are expected to argue Rabada's contact with Smith, which came amid a spirited send-off in which he also screamed in the face of Australia's captain, was not deliberate.

Sports Kris Jenner reveals how Kardashians kept Kylie Jenner's pregnancy secret for months
Author: 0 Kris Jenner reveals how Kardashians kept Kylie Jenner's pregnancy secret for months

Kylie is so happy and so in love with her baby. Keeping up with the Kardashians , stars partied all night long at the Bel Air Hotel in Beverly Hills. Khloe Kardashian has admitted she's given in to her pregnancy cravings. The " Revenge Body " star isn't too anxious about her extra eating though, as she knows she'll be able to hit the gym once her tot is born next month.

Sports After career year, 49ers WR Marquise Goodwin gets three-year extension
Author: 0 After career year, 49ers WR Marquise Goodwin gets three-year extension

He was also San Francisco's victor of the Ed Block Courage Award, which is presented to the player that exemplifies a commitment to sportsmanship and courage. What are Goodwin's goals for the 2018 season? After the season, Goodwin won the team's Len Eshmont Award, which is voted on by players and given to the teammate who best exemplifies inspiration and courage.

Sports Verstappen not anxious about McLaren, Renault
Author: 0 Verstappen not anxious about McLaren, Renault

Defending champion Mercedes led with 1,039. Like a pendulum, the jury on McLaren's post-Honda era is fluctuating daily, with sentiment leaning, somewhat inexplicably, towards the latter since pre-season testing commenced last week. The 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix marked the last race McLaren and... "Nevertheless, the guys and girls in the garage did a phenomenal job to change this new configuration of power unit in four hours so that Fernando could return to the cockpit".

Sports Rafa Benitez makes a prediction after watching Kenedy score twice for Newcastle
Author: 0 Rafa Benitez makes a prediction after watching Kenedy score twice for Newcastle

A pair of struggling sides will do battle to stay out of the relegation fight Saturday as Newcastle United welcome Southampton to St. James' Park. "When you are losing 2-0, you have to try, and I think we tried to be in the game, to score one, but we were never a threat for Newcastle ". - Matt Ritchie's strike was the 12th goal Southampton have conceded from outside the box in the Premier League this season, more than any other side.

Author: 0 Ravens were the only other serious suitor for Jarvis Landry

Landry was designated Miami's Franchise Player earlier this offseason meaning he was eligible to make more than $13 million next season. This deal was one of several involving the Browns reported onFriday. Landry, a second-round pick in 2014, has averaged 100 catches per season since entering the league. "Not long after Dorsey's trifecta, Thomas tweeted: "(at) Browns are en fuego! Then they sent QB DeShone Kizer , who went 0-15 as a starter in his rookie campaign, to the Green Bay ...

Sports Ronaldo Scores as Real Madrid Dump PSG Out of Champions League
Author: 0 Ronaldo Scores as Real Madrid Dump PSG Out of Champions League

With La Liga title already out of their hands, Real Madrid have all the concentration on the European competition and Ronaldo epitomised that. Edinson Cavani equalised on the night for PSG, but only after it had Marco Verratti sent off, and Casemiro's late goal secured an ultimately comprehensive 5-2 aggregate victory for Zinedine Zidane's side.

Sports West Brom boss Alan Pardew offers no excuses after Leicester thumping
Author: 0 West Brom boss Alan Pardew offers no excuses after Leicester thumping

Leicester came from behind to humiliate West Brom in front of their own fans with a 4-1 drubbing thanks to goals by Vardy, Mahrez, Iheanacho and Iborra, as the Baggies edge closer to their imminent relegation. For me it's about planning next week and what will be a hard game down at Bournemouth. "They've got to fight to the end". " But I will still talk to them and get a feeling of what they think because they might think a change is a better thing for the club, I don't know ".

Sports CSA suits in hot water over Sonny Bill masks
Author: 0 CSA suits in hot water over Sonny Bill masks

Security had reportedly stopped fans with masks outside the venue before CSA intervened and let them in. Williams and Warner's now wife, Candice Warner, were involved in a toilet tryst in 2007. The mask saga in Port Elizabeth is the latest incident to overshadow the cricket contest between two of the leading teams in the world, a series which was expected to be fierce but has been undermined by verbal exchanges between players, off-field incidents, and resulting disciplinary cases.

Sports Rusty Williams delighted with victory on comeback
Author: 0 Rusty Williams delighted with victory on comeback

I have always done the TUE so you should fact check that", Williams said. Williams was only two points from dropping the opening set but showed the sort of poise that has earned her 23 grand slam singles titles. Her husband paid tribute to her with four billboards along the highway outside Palm Springs. Williams was sluggish then, surviving conditioning that was not ready for prime time as she played alongside her sister Venus.

Sports Premier League updates from Goodison Park
Author: 0 Premier League updates from Goodison Park

Sure enough, it was a left-sided player who created Everton's well-earned goal. Sam Allardyce has allayed injury fears over Theo Walcott after the Everton forward limped out of the Toffee's Premier League victory over Brighton on Saturday.

Sports UConn Reportedly Fires Kevin Ollie, Cites 'Just Cause' For Decision
Author: 0 UConn Reportedly Fires Kevin Ollie, Cites 'Just Cause' For Decision

BC-BKC-UConn-Ollie Fired, 1st Ld-Writethru, 442UConn fires coach Kevin Ollie with school under NCAA inquiryAP Photo NY110Eds: Updates with quotes, details, photo link. Although the results remained solid over the next two years, as the Huskies went 20-15 and 25-11, their performance faded during the last couple of seasons.

Sports Heads of 23 nations to attend International Solar Alliance Summit
Author: 0 Heads of 23 nations to attend International Solar Alliance Summit

The event will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French president Emmanuel Macron, leaders of the countries behind the ISA's creation, as well as four prime ministers, 19 presidents and 17 ministers, the people said. The previous three partnerships were signed by ISA with the World Bank, the European Investment Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Sports How Are Local Women Being Empowered On International Women's Day?
Author: 0 How Are Local Women Being Empowered On International Women's Day?

Elsewhere in the world, The Institute of Designers in Ireland, the country's largest design association, is launching the new initiative "Why Design" in conjunction with International Women's Day , to raise awareness about the gender gap among Ireland's design professionals.

Sports Ronaldo's brace gives Madrid victory over Eibar
Author: 0 Ronaldo's brace gives Madrid victory over Eibar

That is one more score than Barcelona rival Lionel Messi. Gareth Bale started up front alongside Ronaldo, while Luka Modric and Toni Kroos, fit enough only to come off the bench in midweek, returned. Ronaldo's goals were his 17th and 18th in the league. Madrid defender Raphael Varane was substituted in the 26th after a blow to the head. Zidane did little to quash the reports linking him with the Bernabeu as he spoke ahead of Real's Saturday lunchtime visit to Eibar .

Sports Horton Advances to NCAA Indoor Championship Final
Author: 0 Horton Advances to NCAA Indoor Championship Final

Individually, Maggard will also run in the 3,000m finals on Saturday at 5:10 p.m. (MT), while Lambourne will run in the 800m race, with the semifinals on Friday at 6:15 p.m. Chapman's record is the fifth record set during the indoor season since December. The Aggies will also have talented 4x400 relay squads on track.

Sports Browns Trade DT Danny Shelton To Patriots
Author: 0 Browns Trade DT Danny Shelton To Patriots

The former first-round pick, who was selected 12th overall by the Browns in 2015, will likely compete for playing time with Malcom Brown and Lawrence Guy on the defensive line in New England. In this case, Belichick nearly got Shelton for free. The team traded for Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry , Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor and Green Bay Packers cornerback Damarious Randall in separate deals on Friday.

Sports Picking the Best Potential Burnley Lineup to Face West Ham on Saturday
Author: 0 Picking the Best Potential Burnley Lineup to Face West Ham on Saturday

Co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold were both asked to leave the directors' box for their own safety as tempers continued to flare in the Hammers' 3-0 home defeat to Burnley . "The atmosphere in some of the games has been tremendous and we need that". There are no fewer than 12 or 13 teams now fighting to preserve their Premier League status, with nine points separating 9th placed Watford from the drop zone, with only West Bromwich Albion starting to get cut adrift.

Sports Sherman to be released by Seahawks
Author: 0 Sherman to be released by Seahawks

Teams build through the draft, but an easy way to make a big jump from good to great is by signing quality free agents. Former Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman , a four-time All-Pro, has heard from seven teams since he was released on Friday afternoon, according to ESPN's Josina Anderson .

Author: 0 Broncos had interest in Tyrod Taylor before he was traded to Browns

The people confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because under NFL rules, no trade can be completed until Wednesday, the start of the league's new year. The Virginia Tech product also did the unthinkable: leading the Bills to their first playoff appearance in 17 seasons. The Bills signed Taylor to a five-year contract extension before the 2016 season that could have allowed him to earn $90 million.

Sports FIR filed against Mohammad Shami, family members
Author: 0 FIR filed against Mohammad Shami, family members

Hasin Jahan , who married the West Bangal-based cricketer four years back, raised a huge controversy by revealing three days back that Shami was a habitual flirt who was having multiple affairs with many women (including Pakistanis ) who frequently visited his hotel suites during his tours overseas on cricketing assignments.

Sports Warner helps Australia to dominate opening session
Author: 0 Warner helps Australia to dominate opening session

The incident has the potential to see Rabada banned for the rest of the series. The move comes after pay-TV broadcaster Sky, which traditionally covers New Zealand's worldwide cricket matches, reportedly opted out of entering a bid for rights to the series, meaning Cricket Network will be the only platform in the country showing the remaining games.

Sports Boston Celtics Clinch Playoff Berth
Author: 0 Boston Celtics Clinch Playoff Berth

Brown landed on his shoulder (and his neck, to a certain extent), and the Target Center crowd went quiet while he stayed down for several minutes, before walking off under his own power. Brown tweeted after the game that he was OK. Leading 86-74 after 3 quarters, the Celtics managed to repel the Timberwolves' rally bid. The Timberwolves dropped their third in a row despite Nemanja Bjelica's game-high 30 points.

Sports Jack Wilshere and Arsenal continue contract stalemate
Author: 0 Jack Wilshere and Arsenal continue contract stalemate

Arsenal , who are now in sixth place in the table, will return to Premier League action on Sunday afternoon when they host Watford in the Premier League at The Emirates. That stance is not understood to be flexible and while Wilshere would like to stay and has that contract offer on the table, the upcoming summer of change at the Emirates may also be the time he ends his lifelong association with the club.

Author: 0 Lovren and van Dijk preview Manchester United clash

The January capture of Virgil van Dijk for £75 million meant that the Anfield club emulated the sort of individual spending their rivals have previously undertaken with the Holland player's impact quick to justify that world-record outlay for a defender.

Sports Umtiti being tempted by Manchester United move
Author: 0 Umtiti being tempted by Manchester United move

His latest all-conquering display in Barca's 1-0 win over La Liga title rivals Atletico Madrid only further enhanced his reputation, with him and Gerard Pique expertly marshalling Antoine Griezmann and Diego Costa. Umtiti has spoken to global team-mates Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial, bit has already opened talks over a renewal. Also, Umtiti has a buy-out clause of just £50 million, which, considering the inflation in today's transfer market, is relatively cheap.

Sports Under-fire Emery still believes in PSG blueprint
Author: 0 Under-fire Emery still believes in PSG blueprint

L'Equipe's front page is dominated by the news under the headline "Path to Conte ". "PSG disappeared without leaving a trace", the paper wrote in a column. "PSG is just a group of players", he told Italian TV. "For me, the future is the present". It was Verratti's third dismissal in the Champions League, and it appeared to seal his team's fate as they already were 1-0 down after Cristiano Ronaldo's opener.

Author: 0 PSG striker Neymar wants Barcelona return: Spanish reports

A return to Barcelona is unlikely, though, given the 26-year-old's acrimonious departure from the Camp Nou in the summer. As per a report in Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo , Neymar has made it clear that he wants to go back to Spain and has also held talks with his former club regarding a potential return.

Sports Drake prematurely calls for Raptors win in ACC speech
Author: 0 Drake prematurely calls for Raptors win in ACC speech

Harden missed a corner 3 that would have sliced the deficit to five early in the third quarter only for Serge Ibaka to respond with a 3-pointer and a 64-53 Toronto lead. He's also the third player from the 2009 draft to hit the mark. Clint Capela added eight points and seven rebounds at the break. Playing in front of a raucous home crowd, the Raptors wasted no time getting their fans into the action with a 16-point lead after the first quarter.

Sports PSG Prepares for Meeting With Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte
Author: 0 PSG Prepares for Meeting With Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte

PSG lost 3-1 away at Madrid and 2-1 at the Parc des Princes, completing a 5-2 aggregate defeat that means that they are now only fighting for Ligue 1, the Coupe de la Ligue and the Coupe de France. "But today, I work as if I would stay here all my life". "[PSG sporting director] Antero Henrique and [Henrique's assistant] Maxwell spoke to the players, including Julian", Emery added.

Sports England dismiss Blackcaps cheaply in ODI series decider
Author: 0 England dismiss Blackcaps cheaply in ODI series decider

England also made one enforced change, naming Alex Hales in place of opener Jason Roy who has a back injury. The bowling charts are led by Ish Sodhi with nine wickets (in three matches) and Trent Boult with eight wickets with the former creating the turning point in Dunedin to allow New Zealand to rein in the visitors.

Sports Kansas vs. Kansas State - 3/9/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Kansas vs. Kansas State - 3/9/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The Pokes led 39-28 at halftime. Oklahoma was one of the biggest stories in college basketball during the early part of the season due to the emergence of Young, the NCAA Division I leader in points and assists per game. Oklahoma State waits anxiously to hear its name called on Selection Sunday. WVU looked good against Baylor , winning by 13 points and they have won four of their last five.

Sports Best: Ireland Is Not Looking Beyond The Scotland Game
Author: 0 Best: Ireland Is Not Looking Beyond The Scotland Game

This is one of the aspects which separates a good player from a great player and it was all too evident against Wales in Dublin two weeks ago as Sexton helped ensure that Ireland's Grand Slam dream lives on. Ireland are top of the table, five points clear of England , after three wins from three. A 23-20 victory at Croke Park in 2010, Ireland's final game at the hallowed Gaelic Games arena, remains Scotland's only Six Nations triumph in Dublin.

Sports North Carolina vs Duke
Author: 0 North Carolina vs Duke

The Tar Heels come in on a high note after beating the No. 24 Miami (FL) Hurricanes in their last outing, 82-65. Durham was a charter member of the board of directors of the North Carolina Baseball Museum and was involved in its fundraising endeavors, including the annual N.C.

Sports Packers reportedly add DeShone Kizer in Damarious Randall trade with Browns
Author: 0 Packers reportedly add DeShone Kizer in Damarious Randall trade with Browns

He started 30 of 39 games over that span. Randall is in the final year of his four-year, $7.9 million rookie deal that will pay him just over $1 million in 2018. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com says the Packers are getting in return DeShone Kizer . Not only was accuracy an issue, but turnovers also added to the Browns' problems.

Sports These Are The Odds For Where LeBron James Will Play Next Season
Author: 0 These Are The Odds For Where LeBron James Will Play Next Season

Which Jokic will turn up? Starter's Larry Nance Jr . and Rodney Hood each scored in double figures, scoring 13 and 15 respectively. The Cleveland Cavaliers may have only won six of their last 10 games, but as long as they have LeBron James on the roster, they'll have a shot at winning any game.

Sports City advance to Champions League QFs despite loss to Basel
Author: 0 City advance to Champions League QFs despite loss to Basel

City opened the scoring on eight minutes as Bernardo Silva provided the ammunition with a low cross, which evaded stretching Basel goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik, and Jesus tapped into an empty net. "You will find in all the clubs in the world", Guardiola said, "that when you make six changes, the team is not the same". "We have won more games so we have confidence".