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Sports British Boxer now holds four heavyweight titles
Author: 0 British Boxer now holds four heavyweight titles

And he can't be accused of bias either because he choked out the offence of both fighters - when Parker landed in close , he split it up immediately and the case was the same for Joshua as he attempted to uncork his signature uppercut. "I lost to the better champion tonight", said Parker. "I talked about it last night". "Bring him here and I'll knock him spark out". "If they (Wilder's camp) stepped up and were actually serious about the fight, and serious about a deal we are more than ...

Sports Brash Deontay Wilder next target for Anthony Joshua
Author: 0 Brash Deontay Wilder next target for Anthony Joshua

Joshua's desire to fight on UK soil remained after his latest victory - although he could be tempted to the United States by a big offer. Joshua was a worthy victor by scores of 118-110, 118-110 and 119-109 in boxing's first three-belt unification fight for seven years.

Sports Rory McIlroy wants career grand slam
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy wants career grand slam

Lefty Mickelson has been the second-best player of his generation, on balance, since he and Woods first competed simultaneously in a full PGA Tour season (1997). He didn't look like one just over 6 months ago at the Presidents Cup, where as an assistant captain he said he could picture a scenario where he didn't return to competition at all.

Sports Jim Mora not trying to help Josh Rosen avoid Browns
Author: 0 Jim Mora not trying to help Josh Rosen avoid Browns

Mora's reasoning is odd given the fact that almost every National Football League player is a millennial (in fact, following the general belief that millennials were born between 1981 and 1996 , Rosen is too young to be one). "One thing I do want teams to know", Mora added. Now, within days, Mora is back dishing some more unflattering takes on Josh Rosen , this time to Peter King and Sports Illustrated .

Sports Ravens' 2018 Offseason Workout Program Dates Announced
Author: 0 Ravens' 2018 Offseason Workout Program Dates Announced

The Los Angeles Chargers will get back on the field in a matter of weeks as the team announced the dates for their 2018 offseason program. During that period of time the team will be allowed to conduct as many as 10 practices with the first one scheduled to take place on Tuesday, May 23.

Sports India denies doping at CWG after needle find
Author: 0 India denies doping at CWG after needle find

Grevemberg, who would not confirm which CGA is involved, said the proximity of the syringes find had led to the CGA being summoned. The Indian Commonwealth Games Association was summoned to a please explain meeting with Games officials on Monday afternoon, days after needles were discovered by a cleaner near where the team's boxers are staying.

Sports Juventus vs Real Madrid, Combined XI
Author: 0 Juventus vs Real Madrid, Combined XI

Having met in the semis in 2014-15, when Juve emerged victorious over two legs, and the final last season, when Real Madrid romped to a 4-1 win, these two grand footballing institutions have become familiar with each other in recent seasons.

Sports Villanova-Michigan set for national title game
Author: 0 Villanova-Michigan set for national title game

Kansas threw some zone at Villanova and got buried. "No, not really", he said. "And that's what we did tonight". "This team's had no attention at all", Beilein said. "We'll get it all together at one time ". The Final Four this year has come down to just that. Since his first coaching job as an assistant coach at Division III Rochester in 1984, Wright has been crossing paths with Beilein, who at the time was at LeMoyne College , also in NY.

Sports Mariners DH Nelson Cruz leaves game early
Author: 0 Mariners DH Nelson Cruz leaves game early

Two on, two out, Bauer went into his 24-hour mode - when he gets into jams, it takes him about 24 hours to get out out of them - and with the hitless-for-the-series Kyle Seager at the plate, Bauer was in a jam. "I'd never made a play like that in left field, but I was able to get to the ball quick and get to the wall". But for the anticipation of the season and what we had in store as at team, it's not how you want to get off to a start.

Sports Masters Tournament: PGA Golf Odds, Pick, Predictions, Dark Horses
Author: 0 Masters Tournament: PGA Golf Odds, Pick, Predictions, Dark Horses

Bettors have maintained optimism that Woods can overachieve at Augusta , where he has won four times. He missed the cut at the Genesis Open , where he found 13 of 28 fairways, finished T45 off the tee (33 of 56) at the Honda Classic , and was tied for 16th at the Valspar Championship (31 of 52).

Author: 0 Faldo: Tiger Woods will 'threaten' at Masters

Garcia, whose Green Jacket tour included stops at Wimbledon and the El Clasico match between soccer powerhouses Barcelona and Real Madrid, said the past year had opened even his eyes to just how big the year's first major is globally. I could trot out another dozen names (Paul Casey, anyone?), some of them relatively obscure worldwide players, who could make a run next week in Georgia .

Sports Jack Wilshere should be fit to face Stoke, say Steve Bould
Author: 0 Jack Wilshere should be fit to face Stoke, say Steve Bould

He has been training fully with us over the last month - two or three months even. "For me, it's fresh so I'm not thinking we haven't won there ― I don't have anything in my head. If Stoke are to take anything from the game, you suspect they will need goalkeeper Jack Butland to be in good form. But he did have warm words for Wenger , which resonated in the climate.

Sports Spurs win for the first time at Chelsea in 28 years
Author: 0 Spurs win for the first time at Chelsea in 28 years

There were only three points on offer, that is it, but Chelsea's defeat to Tottenham on Sunday could have grave consequences for the Blues. Chelsea's N'Golo Kante (left) and Tottenham Hotspur's Mousa Dembele battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge (pic: Steven Paston/PA Images).

Sports Guardiola claims that Liverpool attacking trio are unstoppable
Author: 0 Guardiola claims that Liverpool attacking trio are unstoppable

With Kane out injured for the next few weeks, the golden boot is nearly guaranteed to be heading to Merseyside this summer for the first time since the 2013-14 season when Luis Suarez netted 31 times. The Reds were 4-3 winners earlier this season in the same fixture in the Premier League at Anfield. And it doesn't end there. Liverpool star Mohamed Salah equaled the record for goals by an African in an English Premier League season when he scored his 29th in a weekend win at Crystal ...

Sports Ian Poulter tied for the lead at Houston Open
Author: 0 Ian Poulter tied for the lead at Houston Open

Hossler then flared his approach into a green-side bunker and Poulter safely reached the green in two. Poulter, known for his clutch putting in several Ryder Cups, then poured in his birdie putt to force the playoff. "Last week was painful and to come here this week I was exhausted and I was frustrated on Thursday and I did not play my best stuff and I had packed my bags to leave on Friday", he said.

Sports Shohei Ohtani: Works around homer to record win in first start
Author: 0 Shohei Ohtani: Works around homer to record win in first start

Ohtani, who signed with the Angels in December, had already made his Major League debut when he started in the designated hitter's spot on Thursday, going 1-for-5 in a 6-5 loss. Scioscia generally likes to ease his starters into the season, keeping them on tighter pitch counts their first few starts before letting guys go deep.

Sports Liverpool Star Can't Wait For Manchester City Clash
Author: 0 Liverpool Star Can't Wait For Manchester City Clash

Still he didn't train", Guardiola said. "We are closer than ever". "We were clinical, especially in the first half". No, but do we know we have a chance? Yes. "We play against ourselves and say "that is the target, we have to overcome". But we all know that in the game it doesn't mean too much. "A lot of our opponents, people think they defend better, but there are a lot of moments when [their] goalkeepers make spectacular saves and we usually don't have that - today we had it", Klopp ...

Sports New York Yankees cool off, split opening series
Author: 0 New York Yankees cool off, split opening series

In four spring training starts, Gray was 2-0 with a 1.98 ERA. In total, the team's lost 0.5 units for moneyline gamblers this year, but have gained 3.0 units ATS. The team has slashed.209/.293/.433 over its last five matchups and is 2-2 SU during that span. For Friday's game, Judge remained the starting right fielder with Stanton serving as the designated hitter.

Sports Schwarzenegger Undergoes Emergency Heart Surgery
Author: 0 Schwarzenegger Undergoes Emergency Heart Surgery

Doctors rushed the "Terminator" and "Predator" star into theater for open-heart surgery, operating for several hours, according to reports in the USA entertainment press. "That 1997 replacement valve was never meant to be permanent, and has outlived its life expectancy, so he chose to replace it yesterday through a less-invasive catheter valve replacement".

Sports Brendan Rodgers believes winning the treble would top invincible campaign
Author: 0 Brendan Rodgers believes winning the treble would top invincible campaign

Gers know how significant their upcoming clash with Celtic will be, and it represents a chance to finally beat Brendan Rodgers' side and put the first block in place in their bid to stop the Hoops' domestic dominance. The Hoops skipper is now in his testimonial year with the Parkhead club, and will play a glamour friendly against the Republic of Ireland in May to mark his decade of service in Glasgow.

Author: 0 Max Holloway To Fight in Main Card at UFC 223ax

Holloway already holds the 145-pound featherweight belt and he will move up to 155 pounds on short notice. Conor McGregor is yet to defend a belt in the UFC and last fought in the octagon in 2016. Injuries to both and a poor weight cut form the Dagestan native scuppered previous bouts between the pair. "I mean, GSP, literally if he wants a money fight".

Sports Notre Dame Wins Women's College Basketball Title
Author: 0 Notre Dame Wins Women's College Basketball Title

Notre Dame and Mississippi State battled in the championship game on Sunday after Notre Dame took down undefeated CT in overtime in the Final Four. Notre Dame's first national title since 2001 was an improbable one. I've been in a lot of somber locker rooms, none more somber than Mississippi State's this night. "They went to the rim, and they went inside". The score was knotted 41-41 entering the final period.

Sports Final Four: Michigan ends Cinderella run of Loyola with strong second half
Author: 0 Final Four: Michigan ends Cinderella run of Loyola with strong second half

Villanova bombed its way past a blueblood to get there. Villanova made a Final Four-record 18 3s in a record-matching 40 attempts, its second trip to the title game in three seasons never in doubt. Jalen Brunson, the AP national Player of the Year, and Phil Booth each had six assists. MI may have a better answer than the Jayhawks had. This season marks the 10th anniversary of Mario Chalmers' game-tying three-pointer for Kansas in the dying seconds of the national championship game, which ...

Sports SPO shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Pulwama
Author: 0 SPO shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Pulwama

Unknown gunmen Saturday killed a man in south Kashmir's Pulwama, police said. The terrorists had, earlier in the day, opened fire at another SPO, Trilok Singh, in Khanabal area of Anantnag . He was immediately taken to the hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. Meanwhile, police have registered cases in both the incidents and launched searches to nab the assailants.

Sports Zinedine Zidane hails Real Madrid win
Author: 0 Zinedine Zidane hails Real Madrid win

Calls for Zidane to stand down or be removed from his role have quietened in recent weeks with Real winning nine of their last 10 matches in all competitions. "We move on. You will see on Tuesday". "This was a complicated game for us after the worldwide break and we got an important victory which will serve us well going into Tuesday's game", Real winger Vazquez said.

Sports England extend lead to 142 at tea in second test
Author: 0 England extend lead to 142 at tea in second test

New Zealand recovered from a awful start to frustrate England before the tourists struck late on day two of the second Test in Christchurch. The 28-year-old was quickly back in action as New Zealand began their innings, with Anderson having Tom Latham caught by the wicketkeeper for nought before Jeet Raval fell in similar circumstances to Broad for five.

Sports Padres infield defense shined on Opening Day despite loss
Author: 0 Padres infield defense shined on Opening Day despite loss

I'm not going to move him out of there. If this is any indication of what's to come this season, it could be a fun year for the Brewers . "I trust the man", Green said Wednesday of Richard. "Nothing's guaranteed, so we'll see how it plays out. I get to play a game for a living". Saturday, it was Christian Villanueva, who may have the most urgency with which to show he has a future with the Padres.

Sports Conte gives two main reasons for Chelsea's loss to Tottenham
Author: 0 Conte gives two main reasons for Chelsea's loss to Tottenham

Antonio Conte's side need to be at their best, if they wish to win the FA Cup title this term and will need all their players to be fully fit. Conte has consistently complained of his lack of input over transfer dealings this season and insisted he has got the most out of a squad that won the Premier League at a canter last season.

Sports Mikel Wishes Chelsea Legend Wilkins Speedy Recovery After Heart Attack
Author: 0 Mikel Wishes Chelsea Legend Wilkins Speedy Recovery After Heart Attack

A victor of 84 England caps, he became the fourth player sent off while playing for his country when he was dismissed during the 1986 World Cup finals in Mexico in a game against Morocco. "Rooting for you, Butch". Leyton Orient have urged Ray Wilkins to "keep fighting" after their former player suffered a cardic arrest and is "critically ill", his wife told the Daily Mirror .

Sports Sister Jean consoles Loyola players after Cinderella season ends in Final Four
Author: 0 Sister Jean consoles Loyola players after Cinderella season ends in Final Four

Neither team shot well, with Loyola shooting a lowly 10-percent from three, and MI just 25-percent. The Wolverines (33-7) will either face the Villanova Wildcats or the Kansas Jayhawks on Monday at the Alamodome. Krutwig's free throw with just under 6 minutes left in the first half gave the Ramblers a lead they would keep through the end of the period. Jordan Poole scored on a driving layup before a Duncan Robinson 3-pointer with 10:06 to play made it 45-42, Loyola.

Sports Ostapenko, Collins in Miami Open semis
Author: 0 Ostapenko, Collins in Miami Open semis

With this victory Stephens will make her long-awaited Top 10 debut, finishing at World No.9. Then she hung on for dear life, and watched as Ostapenko finally missed a backhand at 5-6. "The first time I saw Venus in the locker room I almost cried", Collins said in an on-court interview. Stephens endured a bad slump after winning her first major but has responded superbly and this first Miami title has set up well for the clay challenges ahead.

Sports John Wall won't play Sunday vs. Bulls
Author: 0 John Wall won't play Sunday vs. Bulls

The Pistons moved within 4.5 games of the Milwaukee Bucks in the race for the final Eastern Conference play-off spot after the 103-92 triumph. There are only five National Basketball Association games scheduled on this NCAA Final Four Saturday, but there's still plenty of reason to tune in.

Sports Sunrisers replace banned Warner with Hales
Author: 0 Sunrisers replace banned Warner with Hales

However, David Warner is yet to be replaced for a batsman that who justify the gap that he has left behind him. England batsman Alex Hales has been signed as a replacement for disgraced Australia vice-captain David Warner by Indian Premier League franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad .

Sports Guardiola unsure when Benjamin Mendy will be ready for Manchester City return
Author: 0 Guardiola unsure when Benjamin Mendy will be ready for Manchester City return

The Toffees , who still have aspirations of securing a European spot, were two goals behind after just 12 minutes and shipped a third before the interval. With 4 goals in his last 3 league games, the manner of his play and the details of his goals provide more hope than the impressive record itself. Everton did find a consolation in the shape of Yannick Bolasie's low drive but, in truth, the scoreline flattered them.

Author: 0 More than 200 unlicensed marijuana dispensaries closed by state

Dr. Marion says the problem with some of the language in the proposed bills is they aren't specific enough and can't be easily diagnosed. Across state lines in North Carolina, the medical marijuana bill has failed the past 10 years- but a recent poll shows North Carolinians are in favor of the law.

Sports Swansea boss Carvalhal: Mourinho v Shaw? I can't
Author: 0 Swansea boss Carvalhal: Mourinho v Shaw? I can't

His sixteenth came against Swansea City this afternoon, as Jose Mourinho's side brushed past the Welsh club to reclaim their position in second place; once more leapfrogging rivals Liverpool . United were far from dominant in the second-half as they took their foot of the gas and had it not been for the brilliance of their No.1, they could have been in for a very nervy final 10 minutes.

Sports England fight back on opening day of second test
Author: 0 England fight back on opening day of second test

However, late in the day, with England having endured a 142-run partnership between BJ Watling and Colin de Grandhomme , Broad returned and struck with his second ball. England's batting performance on day one was far from ideal, they crashed to 164 for seven in decent batting conditions, but it was still better than the first Test.

Sports Tottenham boss Pochettino: I can understand Martinez concerns for Alderweireld
Author: 0 Tottenham boss Pochettino: I can understand Martinez concerns for Alderweireld

Signing one of both of them would be a huge upgrade on the current United defence and allow players like Paul Pogba to stop worrying about staying back and start playing to their strengths in attack . "The most important muscle that he has is his brain". Tottenham are likely going to have to cope without Harry Kane for this weekend and that increases the importance of Son Heung-Min.

Sports Zverev and Carreno Busta through to Miami semis
Author: 0 Zverev and Carreno Busta through to Miami semis

In the women's tournament, Sloane Stephens is determined to write her name into the history books after she sealed a place in the WTA Miami Open final with a three-set win over former world number one Victoria Azarenka. He will head into Friday night's match full of confidence after beating Anderson in a dramatic third set tie-break. The first set was tightly contested, with both players trying to wrestle control of points from their preferred positions on the baseline.

Sports Life at the Final Four: More than basketball
Author: 0 Life at the Final Four: More than basketball

Fan have arrived in Columbus before the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament this weekend. Hurt, a 6-foot-9 junior forward, is the only player from Minnesota on the squad. The Lady Bulldogs are among the favorites now, and they want the opportunity to play Notre Dame or rematch UConn in the finals. The Bulldogs' 82.0 points per game rank 10th in country, their 56.1 points allowed rank 15th and their 25.9 scoring margin ranks third.

Sports Borussia Dortmund looking to delay Bayern Munich's Bundesliga title party
Author: 0 Borussia Dortmund looking to delay Bayern Munich's Bundesliga title party

The switch to the Spanish capital turned sour, though, with James more on the bench than on the pitch, but since his summer 2017 arrival at Bayern , he has been given the chance to perform. "I think it was 2011 and 2012 when Dortmund succeeded in frustrating Bayern Munich ". RB Leipzig coach Ralph Hasenhuttl has revealed he is in talks to extend his contract with the Bundesliga club beyond 2019, dealing a blow to Bayern Munich's hopes to recruit him as their next head coach.

Sports Yoenis Cespedes drives in three as Mets best Cardinals
Author: 0 Yoenis Cespedes drives in three as Mets best Cardinals

Louis Cardinals at Citi Field. The team picked the flawless day to show off its new gesture after smacking 12 hits against the Cardinals and scoring nine runs in the first game of the 2018 season. The six walks were the most by a starter on opening day since Bob Weiland also walked six in the 1938 opener. Tommy Pham and Marcell Ozuna each struck out three times ...

Sports Clyne set for Liverpool return but Gomez, Can out of Palace clash
Author: 0 Clyne set for Liverpool return but Gomez, Can out of Palace clash

With Palace sitting just two points above the relegation zone, Hodgson is sweating over the fitness of influential Ivory Coast winger Wilfried Zaha . com . The Reds haven't completed a Premier League double over Palace since the 1997-98 campaign. There could still be uncertainty over who could be benched , but Liverpool have a few injury concerns of their own.

Sports Raiders release King, Walford; re-sign Nelson
Author: 0 Raiders release King, Walford; re-sign Nelson

The Raiders signed King to a five-year, $16.5 million contract extension a year ago. Wadman has yet to record a punt in the National Football League, yet the second-year pro could be asked to step in. With Minnesota bringing back kicker Kai Forbath , return man Marcus Sherels , and long snapper Kevin McDermott expected to be ready for next season, the only real question mark now is at punter where it will be interesting to see just how interested the Vikings are in King, who was an undrafted ...

Sports Antonio Conte backs Alvaro Morata to finish Chelsea season with a bang
Author: 0 Antonio Conte backs Alvaro Morata to finish Chelsea season with a bang

With 10 goals , Morata is Chelsea's second-highest scorer in the Premier League this season behind Eden Hazard (11). The French giants are reportedly prepared to offer Conte annual wages worth €11.5 million (R167 million), which would make him the fifth-highest paid manager in the game now.

Sports NCAA Women's Final Four preview
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The Irish have moved on to the Atlantic Coast Conference and the Huskies to the American Athletic Conference. What's two more games? Senior guard and All-American first teamer Victoria Vivians has also averaged 20.25 points for Mississippi State in the tournament, while fellow senior Morgan William, who hit the game-winning buzzer beater to beat UConn in last year's Final Four, has averaged 14 points in the tourney.

Sports Isner beats del Potro in Miami Open semifinal
Author: 0 Isner beats del Potro in Miami Open semifinal

Sunday (ESPN2) against the Pablo Carreno Busta-Alexander Zverev victor. Every match I've played in this tournament I've gotten better", the 32-year-old Isner said in a courtside interview."I keep getting stronger and that's a very, very good sign going forward.