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Sports Liverpool's in-form Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain insists: 'There's more to come from me'
Author: 0 Liverpool's in-form Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain insists: 'There's more to come from me'

The 24-year-old also scored in Liverpool's 3-0 win over Manchester City in the Champions League , which prompted his manager to praise his work ethic and attitude. Rio Ferdinand, who was on punditry duties for BT Sport, led the compliment charge with an assured verdict on Oxlade-Chamberlain after the game. "I never knew what it was going to be like having been at Arsenal for so long and coming to somewhere completely different, but the fans have taken to me and been so welcoming".

Sports Conor McGregor bailed on assault charges
Author: 0 Conor McGregor bailed on assault charges

McGregor was not scheduled to fight in the event. The Irish father-of-one was also captured on surveillance throwing a chair toward a passenger window of the bus and punched a member of a security detail, his Brooklyn arraignment heard Friday.

Sports Michael Conforto becoming thorn in Nationals side
Author: 0 Michael Conforto becoming thorn in Nationals side

The Nationals are 4-2 SU and 3-2 ATS. Nationals games have an over/under record of 3-1-1 so far in 2018. Consider that Noah Syndergaard has allowed six runs over 10 innings in his two starts this season. Furthermore, Steven Matz was shaky in his first start, surrendering two home runs along with three walks, plus the Mets have lost 21 out of Matz' last 28 starts, while the Nationals have rarely lost with Gonzalez on the hill against the Mets.

Sports Hamilton facing grid penalty in Bahrain for gearbox change
Author: 0 Hamilton facing grid penalty in Bahrain for gearbox change

A Mercedes spokesman confirmed Hamilton would have a new gearbox for final practice and qualifying, incurring an automatic five-place penalty. The setback means Hamilton, who struggled in Friday practice for the desert race , will start Sunday's race no higher than sixth even if he were to qualify on pole position.

Sports New Exhibit Opening At Peace Gallery North Tonight
Author: 0 New Exhibit Opening At Peace Gallery North Tonight

While students have the option of choosing their desired medium, Stallings said he suggests they speak with him before submitting art that may take up a large space, is not traditional, or requires additional preparation. It is a co-operative effort to bring the exhibition to life, she said. Brubaker said she's looking forward to continuing these types of events in a more central downtown location.

Sports Arsenal thrash CSKA to move towards Europa League semis
Author: 0 Arsenal thrash CSKA to move towards Europa League semis

Juanfran could feature for Atletico Madrid in Thursday's Europa League clash with Sporting CP after recovering from a hamstring injury. "We have to be realistic". Costa found himself one-on-one with the keeper at the start of the second half when Coates missed Koke's long ball but he tried to round Patricio and the keeper managed to deny him.

Sports Woods in trouble in 2nd round, fades at Masters
Author: 0 Woods in trouble in 2nd round, fades at Masters

Woods, the main attraction in his first time back to the Masters since 2015, had a few bright moments and endless ovations in his round of 73. Seven players, including Rory McIlroy, were tied for fourth at 3-under. With firmer greens, tougher pin placements and just enough wind to make approach shots more challenging, it could be hard for anyone to make a run up the leaderboard.

Sports Conte: Chelsea ready to pay tribute for Ray Wilkins
Author: 0 Conte: Chelsea ready to pay tribute for Ray Wilkins

Conte is adamant there will be no downing of tools and says the burden of pressure he puts on himself has been hard to bear. "We must show pride, desire and will to fight until the end of the season". "I am reading a lot of speculation about my future but [this has been] since the start of the season, not now". "The only truth is that I am committed to this club".

Sports Max Holloway declared 'medically unfit' to fight at UFC 223
Author: 0 Max Holloway declared 'medically unfit' to fight at UFC 223

At the time, his nutritionist George Lockhart said Holloway would be "tied for the largest weight cut" Lockhart ever managed. Iaquinta (13-3-1) is riding a five-fight winning streak dating back to 2014. The build-up to UFC 223 had already been sensationally overshadowed by Conor McGregor's arrest for attacking a bus with Khabib Nurmagomedov on board.

Sports Bahrain Grand Prix 2018: Kimi Raikkonen On Top For Dominant Ferrari
Author: 0 Bahrain Grand Prix 2018: Kimi Raikkonen On Top For Dominant Ferrari

While Ferrari's speed impressed under the lights, Mercedes were surprisingly off the pace as Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton finished over half a second behind Raikkonen. The Renault driver was just 0.012s clear of Toro Rosso's Pierre Gasly, who looks surprisingly quick in the Honda-powered STR13 this weekend. "We definitely have got some work to do", Hamilton said before incurring the gearbox change.

Sports Sam Allardyce Jokes About Jurgen Klopp Being More Popular Than He Is
Author: 0 Sam Allardyce Jokes About Jurgen Klopp Being More Popular Than He Is

He hasn't performed too badly in terms of results, with eight wins from his 20 games as manager so far. Liverpool are 10 clear of 5th place Chelsea, who have a game in hand, but their focus will be on overtaking second placed Manchester United, as well as seeing off their local rivals.

Sports CWG 2018: Australian boxer wins a medal without landing a single punch
Author: 0 CWG 2018: Australian boxer wins a medal without landing a single punch

Swimming - Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Men's 400m Freestyle - Heat 2 - Optus Aquatic Centre - Gold Coast , Australia - April 5, 2018. England lost the chance at another gold medal world champion swimmer Ben Proud was disqualified after winning his first heat in the 50-meter butterfly.

Sports James hits milestone as Cavs hold off Raptors
Author: 0 James hits milestone as Cavs hold off Raptors

Boston shot just 33.3 percent (25 of 75) from the floor while making just 13.6 percent (3 of 22) of its 3-point attempts. Both teams have four games remaining. Toronto controlled the quarter and extended the lead to 20-points at one point, 66-46. In an ugly win against the tanking Dallas Mavericks , he shook off a rough shooting game and canned two backbreaking 3-pointers.

Sports A tribute to darts legend Eric Bristow
Author: 0 A tribute to darts legend Eric Bristow

His final world championship, in 2000, was Bristow's 23rd in a career during which he won over 70 professional titles. Eric, 60, was a five-time World Darts Champion and arguably the game's first's superstar. Other sportsmen to pay tribute to Bristow included heavyweight boxer David Haye, a fellow contestant on ITV reality show "I'm A Celebrity", who said the darts player was "a real gent" who will be "missed by many".

Sports IPL 2018: Mumbai Indians delighted with DRS, mid-season transfers
Author: 0 IPL 2018: Mumbai Indians delighted with DRS, mid-season transfers

Star India president of consumer strategy and innovation Gayatri Yadav says, "With the combined power of digital and television and a first-ever six-language presentation including, Star Sports Tamil for CSK fans who have waited patiently for two long years for their heroes' comeback, we are confident our presentation of the Vivo-IPL 2018 will deliver never-before fan experience".

Sports Swimmers And Cyclists Take Australia To Second On The Medal Tally
Author: 0 Swimmers And Cyclists Take Australia To Second On The Medal Tally

The golden hue to the opening day helped to diminish memories of the team's dismal performance at last year's world championships in Budapest. Australian boxer Taylah Robertson has secured the first medal of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games - nine days before her first bout.

Sports Pacers sweep season series rout of Warriors
Author: 0 Pacers sweep season series rout of Warriors

The Pacers became the first Eastern Conference team to sweep the Warriors since 2013-14. "We're the underdog in every matchup", Oladipo said . I thought our guys responded to the challenge of the things we needed to do defensively. Though it won't affect his club in the standings, Kerr said he was embarrassed with the effort in the latest loss to Indiana. When informed of Kerr's comments in the locker room however, Durant, who finished with team highs in points (27) and assists (seven), ...

Sports See Tim Tebow's home run from his Double-A debut
Author: 0 See Tim Tebow's home run from his Double-A debut

Tim Tebow certainly knows how to make a grand entrance in his debut at a new level of minor league baseball. The Mets outfielder, who was making his season debut at Double-A Binghamton, clubbed a three-run home run on the first pitch he saw, giving the Rumble Ponies a 5-0 lead.

Sports Manchester City look to seal title with derby win
Author: 0 Manchester City look to seal title with derby win

Keane, a driving force in United's historic 1998-99 season when, uniquely, they won the Champions League , Premier League and FA Cup treble, reckoned City's humbling at Anfield highlighted how "hype" surrounds Guardiola's creation. It took them minutes to get back in to the game. What they said: Juan Mata is keen to give the Reds faithful a performance they deserve in Saturday's derby.

Sports Marquette King enters
Author: 0 Marquette King enters "punter's paradise" with an axe to grind

Since the spending frenzy league-wide in the opening week of free agency, the Broncos have since made trades to acquire tackle Jared Veldheer and Cravens as well as signing King. I just saw him on vehicle commercials and stuff. "I've always enjoyed punting out here in the altitude just because the ball travels further", King said.

Sports Pats Sign WR Jordan Matthews To 1-Year Deal
Author: 0 Pats Sign WR Jordan Matthews To 1-Year Deal

Three years, three different uniforms for Jordan Matthews . In 2016, Matthews caught 73 passes for 804 yards and three scores. On Aug. 11, Philadelphia traded Matthews and a third-round selection in the 2018 NFL Draft to the Buffalo Bills for cornerback Ronald Darby.

Sports Zuma's son believes his father is persecuted
Author: 0 Zuma's son believes his father is persecuted

The then acting national director of public prosecutions, Mokotedi Mpshe, withdrew the charges based on the content of recorded telephone calls between prosecutors and police produced by Mr Zuma's lawyers. It had to recall its executives because of its own concocted reports. But Hlubi-Majola of NUMSA says that Zuma's touted interest in the working class has always been a facade.

Sports Afridi's tweets on Kashmir anger India
Author: 0 Afridi's tweets on Kashmir anger India

Kapil Dev , when asked about Afridi's comments, shot back, "Who is he?" He recently tweeted on Kashmir saying the terrorists killed by the Indian Army were actually the innocent people of Kashmir who were demanding freedom. Earlier, Virat Kohli had said, "As an Indian you want to express what is best for your nation and my interests are always for the benefit of our nation.

Sports Met Éireann issues warning as heavy rainfall poses flood risk
Author: 0 Met Éireann issues warning as heavy rainfall poses flood risk

Met Eireann say they expect between 30mm and 50mm of rain in these areas, leading to a risk of flooding. However the milder temperatures will not mean that there will be prolonged sunshine throughout as heavy rain and damp conditions are expected throughout the course of the weekend.

Sports After worst hurricane season ever, 2018 will be above average
Author: 0 After worst hurricane season ever, 2018 will be above average

For some perspective, a typical hurricane season usually has 12 named storms, 6.5 hurricanes and two major storms. Forecasters expect a slightly above-average season, with 14 named storms. Researchers at Colorado State said they plan to give updates on their forecast on May 31, July 2 and August 2. And there are anomalies that are at work as well.

Author: 0 Tyronn Lue says LeBron James told him to get healthy

It doesn't catch us off-guard because he's been dealing with it for so long now but anytime he doesn't come back to the bench, it's just an alarm going off, obviously. He has recently attended the team's shootarounds. "We know the games will be late and it will be a little bit more hard, but just with travel and being asleep on the road, and I've got to take my medication because sometimes I can be groggy in the first two or three hours when I wake up".

Sports Kevin De Bruyne votes Mohamed Salah as PFA Player of the Year
Author: 0 Kevin De Bruyne votes Mohamed Salah as PFA Player of the Year

Salah netted his 29th goal of the season in the Premier League on Saturday as he helped Liverpool FC to come from a goal down to earn a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. "We started well, but they scored four chances and scored three goals so then you know it's going to be very hard". 'In the first-half they were on the front foot, counter-attacking and scoring quality goals.

Sports Kyrie Irving to have another knee surgery, will miss Celtics playoffs
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving to have another knee surgery, will miss Celtics playoffs

As of this afternoon, the Raptors appear to be a lock for the top seed in the Eastern Conference, while the Cleveland Cavaliers will most likely finish in third place. He's expected to be healthy again in four to five months. While both series should result in a Celtics win, they'll be long and hard-fought without Irving .

Sports Commonwealth Games: Indian weightlifter Mirabai sets new record, bags gold
Author: 0 Commonwealth Games: Indian weightlifter Mirabai sets new record, bags gold

India woke up to the good news of Chanu putting up a spectacular show in the 48kg weightlifting category with a new Commonwealth Games record by lifting a total of 196 kg. Veteran Manoj Kumar (69kg) was the lone boxer in action today and the 2010 CWG gold-medallist hammered Nigeria's Osita Umeh to move into the pre-quarterfinals.

Sports Bellamy: Fans can 'carry' Liverpool all the way to glory
Author: 0 Bellamy: Fans can 'carry' Liverpool all the way to glory

His unrelenting energy and attacking intricacy will be useful in unlocking Panama and Tunisia while he proved on Wednesday night that he has struck fear into Vincent Kompany and his Belgian colleague De Bruyne. He sarcastically put his thumb up to Anfield security staff and said: "Thanks for protecting us. It is halftime, no more ". Let us know in the comments section below.

Sports Sumo boss sorry for request that female medics leave ring, sick mayor
Author: 0 Sumo boss sorry for request that female medics leave ring, sick mayor

The two women were attempting to perform a CPR, but multiple announcements were made over loudspeakers asking them to leave the ring, as told to AFP . The footage posted on YouTube was shown on major Japanese networks and other media as the news topped headlines Thursday. The 67-year-old mayor of Maizuru was giving a speech from the ring when he collapsed.

Sports Bout between TJ Dillashaw and Cody Garbrandt finalized for UFC 227
Author: 0 Bout between TJ Dillashaw and Cody Garbrandt finalized for UFC 227

The victory was especially sweet for Dillashaw (15-3), who used to train with Garbrandt at Team Alpha Male in Sacramento before leaving for Denver. Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223 and Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier at UFC 226. By now, everyone knows about the Dillashaw vs Garbrandt/Team Alpha Male rivalry.

Sports Rangers will not face Ohtani the pitcher in next home series
Author: 0 Rangers will not face Ohtani the pitcher in next home series

Mike Scioscia, Angels' manager, said, "Shohei put on a display of the type of talent he has tonight". That included a fifth-inning, two-run blast against Indians ace Corey Kluber on Wednesday that tied the game. He is the first player since the 1937 Red Sox' Wes Ferrell to finish his first six games with four hits, a home run, and a win. He also struck out the first batter he faced in his first start as a pitcher Sunday.

Sports Manchester United to offer cheaper tickets for young fans next season
Author: 0 Manchester United to offer cheaper tickets for young fans next season

Mark Hughes has been tasked with keeping them up and the omens looked good when they halted Wigan's giant-killing exploits in his first game in charge to reach the semi-finals of the FA Cup . I don't think the board will put up with his antics. To worry about football, we should not. We really can't wait for this one, but I'll be switching off if I hear the joint chant! Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe claims he could win the World Cup for England if Gareth Southgate takes him to Russian ...

Sports Augusta reveals women's amateur golf event
Author: 0 Augusta reveals women's amateur golf event

For those of you who have been going for years, you won't recognize the place as it got a 20-week makeover that saw its square footage double. Additionally, the top-30 US golfers off the Women's World Amateur Golf Ranking will receive invitations, and the next 30 highest ranked players not otherwise in the field will also qualify.

Sports Eagles sign former Packers TE Richard Rodgers to a one-year deal
Author: 0 Eagles sign former Packers TE Richard Rodgers to a one-year deal

Rodgers is a capable receiving tight end and will step into the role vacated by Burton. He was drafted by Green Bay in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft. The Eagles let Trey Burton walk in free agency and released Brent Celek , another of Ertz' backups. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported the news on Wednesday afternoon.

Author: 0 Dana White Says Conor McGregor Will Fight in 2018

Despite reports of another super fight with Mayweather, this time in the cage, McGregor is expected to make his return to UFC this year , with White confirming: 'Conor is 100% coming back this year '. The only person here who is losing a belt is Conor. Nurmagomedov was originally scheduled to fight interim champion Tony Ferguson who was forced to withdraw less than a week before the title fight after tearing a ligament in his knee in a "freak accident".

Sports Winnie Madikizela-Mandela ¡presente!
Author: 0 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela ¡presente!

The outspoken leader of the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party Julius Malema , who became a confidante of Winnie Mandela in recent years, is expected to visit her modest two-storey red brick home on Tuesday. Born in 1936, Madikizela-Mandela trained as a social worker, and according to Blackpast.org , she was notably the "first qualified black medical social worker" at the Baragwanath Hospital in Johannesburg .

Sports Brock Lesnar to return to the UFC
Author: 0 Brock Lesnar to return to the UFC

The news of Lesnar's imminent return to UFC competition does not come without complications. Additionally, Lesnar is still under contract with WWE , but he is expected to leave the sports entertainment organization following WrestleMania 34 on Sunday.

Sports Wenger reacts to empty seats ahead of CSKA clash
Author: 0 Wenger reacts to empty seats ahead of CSKA clash

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has applauded Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's decision to hand Alexandre Lacazette a late penalty kick against Stoke City, instead of completing his own hat-trick. "No [I wasn't surprised], because I know they have a good understanding". The France worldwide had scored once in his last 11 league appearances before an injury layoff but found the net on his return to action in Arsenal's 3-0 win over Stoke City last weekend.

Sports Jordan Henderson: 'Liverpool worked brilliantly as a team against Manchester City'
Author: 0 Jordan Henderson: 'Liverpool worked brilliantly as a team against Manchester City'

The BBC's David Ornstein reported that, while no one had been hurt, the bus was rendered undriveable after projectiles had been thrown at it. "I don't have too many complaints", Guardiola told BT Sport . Guardiola's side are wonderful, but not invincible. I guess Liverpool didn't get the memo, as they put on a performance that left the Citizens asking what had hit them.

Sports English Premier League Report: Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur 01 April 2018
Author: 0 English Premier League Report: Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur 01 April 2018

While the extra capacity and corporate facilities should ensure extra income, giving room to manoeuvre on the wages of stars such as Harry Kane , Levy aims to maintain the disciplined approach that has served him so well for 17 years. However, Caballero was helpless when Eriksen's fierce dipping effort clipped the bar on its way past him in first-half stoppage time. However, Christian Eriksen levelled the game before the break with a brilliant long-range effort which dipped under the ...

Sports Pearson, Gold Coast's face of the games, out with injury
Author: 0 Pearson, Gold Coast's face of the games, out with injury

Sally Pearson , one of Australia's most beloved athletes, will withdraw from the Commonwealth Games with an achilles tendon injury, multiple media outlets are reporting. I'm so exhausted but I'm sure it will sink in soon. Pearson - also Olympic champion in 2012 - appeared at the Games' opening ceremony last night as the final runner of the Queen's baton relay, having been overlooked to serve as the nation's flagbearer.

Sports Austin Powers Alum Verne Troyer 'Resting Comfortably' After Reported Involuntary Psychiatric Hold
Author: 0 Austin Powers Alum Verne Troyer 'Resting Comfortably' After Reported Involuntary Psychiatric Hold

USA news site TMZ first reported that Troyer, who is best known for playing Mini-Me in the spy comedy films, was taken to hospital on Monday night after a friend became concerned that he was suicidal and intoxicated. On Tuesday, April 3, a text post was shared on Troyer's Instagram page. "We will keep you updated here", reads the message. Share this article: Verne Troyer in 2009.