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Sports Zenani Mandela lambasts media for
Author: 0 Zenani Mandela lambasts media for "peddling lies" about Winnie

President Cyril Ramaphosa said that, just as South Africa grieved for Madikizela-Mandela, it was comforted by the profound meaning of her life. What do I tell them; what about those who killed their husbands for selfish gains? "My sisters, since she was unable to come and receive her award, I'd like to invite you that you can come to Namibia so that we can give you that honour, and also allow us as Swapo and Namibia to also honour her", Geingob said during his speech at Madikizela-Mandela's ...

Sports Mark Sanchez blames contaminated supplement on failed PED test
Author: 0 Mark Sanchez blames contaminated supplement on failed PED test

He was the full-time starter for the New Jets from his rookie season in 2009 until 2012. "I was blindsided by the news and I want to say unequivocally that I never cheated or attempted to gain a competitive advantage by using a banned performance enhancing substance", he wrote.

Sports Eagles release CB Daryl Worley following his arrest
Author: 0 Eagles release CB Daryl Worley following his arrest

His case is set for a preliminary hearing on May 1. Fortunato Perri, Worley's attorney, has not responded to calls from PennLive, but he spoke with ABC6 Action News on Sunday . Those of you who anxious about whether or not the trade that brought Daryl Worley to the Philadelphia Eagles was a wise will never get an answer.

Sports 'I'm done': James Harrison retires from the National Football League once again
Author: 0 'I'm done': James Harrison retires from the National Football League once again

Pittsburgh signed the Kent State product in 2002 as an undrafted rookie free agent. He retired briefly in September 2014 only to be lured back to the Steelers. Father Time appeared to finally get the better of Harrison in 2017, though. The Steelers released him late in the season to make room for offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert , who was being activated from a suspension.

Author: 0 EXTRA TIME: Yaya Toure, Iheanacho celebrate Manchester City's Premier League triumph

Some of Man City's players got together in a local pub after they had officially won the title, where a video has emerged capturing Kompany delivering a quite fantastic speech. Soon after United " s defeat on Sunday, the City website tweeted: "Our Time. Guardiola may have set a new standard but as Liverpool showed in their three victories this season, there are other successful modern approaches to the game and the "Pep way" may be for Pep only.

Author: 0 Manchester United 0-1 West Bromwich Albion: Three Things We Learned

The loss handed City the title, leaving United trailing by 16 points with five games remaining, and Mourinho immediately faced the question of whether he was confident his team could make a real challenge next year. We have come up against a very, very good side in Manchester United but everyone stuck to their job and did everything we asked of them. "Everything was complicated.

Sports Yankees and Tigers aren't giving up after postponing Game 1
Author: 0 Yankees and Tigers aren't giving up after postponing Game 1

It's also the date of the MLB Draft for which the Tigers have the first overall selection. The Tigers were scheduled to be off, while the Yankees would have been traveling between games in Baltimore and Toronto. A large storm featuring rain, ice, and snow has pounded the Midwest and Great Lakes regions while severely hampering baseball games all weekend. This is the Yankees' only trip to Comerica Park this season, so the teams would prefer not to reschedule the game for later this summer.

Sports Broncos release former Cal RB CJ Anderson
Author: 0 Broncos release former Cal RB CJ Anderson

The move will free up $4.5 million in salary cap space. The Broncos have Devontae Booker and D'Angelo Henderson in their backfield, but are expected to add a player in the draft. Anderson put together five solid seasons in Denver but never truly cemented himself as a reliable featured back. Anderson was the team's leading rusher last season, totaling 1,007 yards with three touchdowns and also had 28 catches for 224 yards with a touchdown.

Sports Manchester City wins title with Manchester United loss
Author: 0 Manchester City wins title with Manchester United loss

Certainly, Liverpool's heroics in both the Champions League and Premier League , swarming all over City for three victories this term, and Manchester United's 3-2 comeback win at the Etihad which delayed the coronation, dented the aura.

Sports Centre tells SC verdict on SC/ST Act resulted in 'great damage'
Author: 0 Centre tells SC verdict on SC/ST Act resulted in 'great damage'

It said the top court's verdict, which had dealt with an issue of a "very sensitive nature", has caused "commotion", "anger, unease and a sense of disharmony" in the country. It held that a public servant can only be arrested after approval of the appointing authority. Political leader and activist Prakash Ambedkar, who presided over the meeting, said the government should bring a legislation in the Monsoon Session of Parliament to ensure adequate representation of SCs/STs, Dalits and adivasis ...

Sports IMD to issue forecast for 2018 southwest monsoon rains today
Author: 0 IMD to issue forecast for 2018 southwest monsoon rains today

Ramesh, director general of the state-run India Meteorological Department ( IMD ), told a news conference. Ramesh also announced category-wise forecast in terms of probabilities for normal (96-104 per cent), above normal (104-110 per cent), excess (more than 110 per cent), below normal (90-96 per cent) and deficient (less than 90 per cent) rainfall.

Sports Sunday marks five years since Boston Marathon bombing
Author: 0 Sunday marks five years since Boston Marathon bombing

The 26-year-old's build-up to the Beantown race was not flawless as she withdrew from the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships with a sore foot , though she told us at the press conference that her foot was "doing great" and feeling "100 percent".

Sports James Tavernier hits out at 'embarrassing' Rangers performance against Celtic
Author: 0 James Tavernier hits out at 'embarrassing' Rangers performance against Celtic

Ross McCrorie was then sent off shortly after half-time and Moussa Dembele scored the resulting penalty before Olivier Ntcham wrapped up the win with another spot-kick. Rodgers, meanwhile, said: "I think what the players have done over the past couple of seasons has inspired the supporters into believing the impossible".

Sports PBT Extra Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Houston Rockets
Author: 0 PBT Extra Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Houston Rockets

The first game tips off at 8 PM from Houston tomorrow night. Their return to the NBA Playoffs. The Minnesota Timberwolves and Houston Rockets got their first-round playoff series underway on Sunday night. He got off to a great start , and it continued all game long, as he finished with 27 points and 10 rebounds. Andrew Wiggins is third on Minnesota with 17.7 points plus 4.4 boards a game.

Sports Is Jose Mourinho's time at Manchester United coming to an end?
Author: 0 Is Jose Mourinho's time at Manchester United coming to an end?

Man City win third league title in seven seasons after rivals Man United lose to West Bromwich. "You can't take (winning the league) for granted, I've won three now but there's so many we've missed", he said . Maybe also City will invest massively and they don't let the others close the gap to them, I don't know. "I trust in my work, that is for sure - I have no reason not to trust", he said.

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The 44-year-old Colon was working on a ideal game for the Texas Rangers before walking Carlos Correa on a 3-1 pitch to start the eighth. Colon signed a minor-league contract with Texas in February after finishing with a 7-14 record and 6.48 ERA between the Atlanta Braves and Minnesota Twins past year.

Sports Graham Roberts makes Harry Kane prediction, takes Arsenal dig
Author: 0 Graham Roberts makes Harry Kane prediction, takes Arsenal dig

The Egyptian is not only on course for winning the Golden Boot in the Premier League, but he is still in the running to claim the Golden Shoe at the end of the season, trailing only Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo by two goals. I don't care about the rest". You know it's been another good season and improvement when I now don't even think about Arsenal coming above us when I used to panic every week the last few years that they would get us! Kane was also in action on Sunday, but found ...

Sports Mohamed Salah joins TWO exclusive clubs with his latest goal for Liverpool
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah joins TWO exclusive clubs with his latest goal for Liverpool

The Egyptian king also became the first Arab player to score 30 goals in one season in the English Premier League and 40 goals in his first season with Liverpool in various tournaments. "Second-half I though we improved greatly, I thought we were well in the game until a brilliant second goal from their perspective kills the game".

Sports Tottenham vs. Manchester City live stream
Author: 0 Tottenham vs. Manchester City live stream

Despite completely dominating the first-half, there were some nervy moments as Tottenham got back into the match until Raheem Sterling scored City's decisive third. Manchester United (-475) had some starters nicked-up during the recent worldwide break, but it has won its last four home matchups, while Swansea City (+1300, draw +500) has generated little offense on the road all season.

Sports Premier League Match Day 34 - Crystal Palace v Brighton & Hove Albion
Author: 0 Premier League Match Day 34 - Crystal Palace v Brighton & Hove Albion

Over the intervening years there have been countless more incidents to keep the fires burning - whether it be the regular crowd trouble, one game bizarrely containing five penalties - a lot of them missed - and a pile of human excrement reportedly being left on the Palace dressing-room floor before their Wilfried Zaha-inspired 2-0 play-off victory en route to Wembley and the Premier League in 2013.

Sports Rob Gronkowski Will Miss Start Of Patriots' Offseason Program
Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski Will Miss Start Of Patriots' Offseason Program

The source, however, indicated there has been communication with the Patriots and Gronkowski's camp recently. "Sit down the next couple of weeks and see where I am at". As Bill Belichick noted during Friday's press conference, some players have "other commitments" that will interfere with their participation at the beginning of the offseason program.

Sports NBA Playoffs: Breaking down the Cavs-Pacers series
Author: 0 NBA Playoffs: Breaking down the Cavs-Pacers series

Victor Oladipo is probably the league's most improved player, though they seemingly don't pose much of a threat to the Cavs . Oladipo led the Pacers' charge, posting 16 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals before halftime. Oladipo has thrived in Indiana's offense and has set career highs in points, assists and rebounds this past season. This has immediately drawn the attention toward how James will respond to being in this situation for the first time.

Sports Boston Celtics hold off Milwaukee Bucks in buzzer-beating thriller
Author: 0 Boston Celtics hold off Milwaukee Bucks in buzzer-beating thriller

Boston outscored Milwaukee 14-8 in the extra period. Brown 21, and Tatum 20, are extremely young, but both are having phenomenal seasons. Hayward was injured in the first five minutes of the opening game against the Cleveland Cavaliers and missed the entire season due to an ankle injury and surgery.

Sports Drake wears Humboldt Broncos jersey to Raptors' playoff opener against Wizards
Author: 0 Drake wears Humboldt Broncos jersey to Raptors' playoff opener against Wizards

The Toronto rapper wore a No. 14 white, green and gold Humboldt Broncos jersey to the Raptors' opening playoff game against the visiting Washington Wizards at the Air Canada Centre. People look at a memorial wall for the Humboldt Broncos in the lobby in Nipawin, Sask. Volek said he opted to accept what he called a suspension from class for the day rather than remove the jersey.

Sports Man City win Premier League as Man Utd lose to West Brom
Author: 0 Man City win Premier League as Man Utd lose to West Brom

Guardiola is the first Spanish manager to win the Premier League , while City also tied United's record by winning the competition with five games to spare. "This one differs in that we were consistent the whole season and we were able to play at the level we're expected to perform at". Mourinho acknowledged that "City were the best team" in the Premier League, telling the BBC: "Sooner or later they would get the points, so no dramas when the best team wins the league".

Sports Swansea City delighted by the return of Ghana star Jordan Ayew
Author: 0 Swansea City delighted by the return of Ghana star Jordan Ayew

Gylfi Sigurdsson continues to miss out through injury. "I was itching to get back because the three games plus the global break, it has been a month since I have played", he said. Wayne Rooney may have been directly involved in 9 goals from his last 8 appearances (4 goals , 5 assists) against the Swans, however, Tosun is Everton's main weapon.

Sports Zidane sick of Real 'robbery' jibes after Juve game
Author: 0 Zidane sick of Real 'robbery' jibes after Juve game

As expected, the focus of Zidane's press duties concerned Madrid's controversial Champions League victory over Juventus . Isco then teed up Casemiro to slot home the decisive second after the break for the visitors, who won the title on their visit to La Rosaleda last season, Madrid moving above Valencia into third place in the table despite Diego Rolan's 93rd-minute consolation.

Sports Former Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt to interview with New York Knicks
Author: 0 Former Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt to interview with New York Knicks

Just days after NY terminated head coach Jeff Hornacek , Metta-formerly known as Ron Artest-hit up Twitter to express his interest in the coveted position. At the end of the day, you want to come to NY, based on my body of work there. Fizdale won the National Basketball Association championship twice while an assistant coach at the Miami Heat, in 2012 and 2013.

Sports Down 2-0, Wild faces 'huge' game against Winnipeg
Author: 0 Down 2-0, Wild faces 'huge' game against Winnipeg

The victory gave the Jets a 2-0 lead in the first round of their NHL Western Conference best-of-seven playoff series. Game 4 was scheduled for Tuesday. Radko Gudas trolls Sidney Crosby before Pens-Flyers game It isn't Flyers vs. Penguins without some intrastate back-and-forth, and Philly's Radko Gudas did his best to get under Sidney Crosby's skin before the start of Friday's rematch.

Sports Los Angeles Angels Pitcher Shohei Ohtani Is Also Really, Really Fast
Author: 0 Los Angeles Angels Pitcher Shohei Ohtani Is Also Really, Really Fast

With two strikes, Ohtani drove a 97 miles per hour fastball from Brandon Maurer to right-center for his first major league triple, scoring Calhoun, Andrelton Simmons and Luis Valbuena . The Reds ended up using Cliff Pennington to pitch the ninth. Paul DeJong's solo shot deep into the upper deck in center off Austin Brice (0-2) snapped a 4-4 tie in the sixth.

Sports Man City's record-breaking season reveals how dominant their title win was
Author: 0 Man City's record-breaking season reveals how dominant their title win was

Following last week's "break out" performance, as some pundits are putting it, in the Manchester Derby, Mourinho told Pogba that consistency is the key to his heart. United have spent more on individual players than their neighbours and rivals, though with the arrival of Alexis Sánchez in January Mourinho does not foresee the need for enormous outlay in summer.

Sports Scottish runner collapses while leading marathon at Commonwealth Games
Author: 0 Scottish runner collapses while leading marathon at Commonwealth Games

Hawkins was left unattended for various minutes, so much to the dismay of commentators, reporters and viewers. Organisers said there are strict rules that can see athletes disqualified for seeking medical help. On passing the distressed Hawkins, defending champion Shelley knowledgeable reporters: "I wasn't sure what was occurring". The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games said in a statement there were no major concerns for the athlete .

Sports Potential Manchester United lineup against West Bromwich Albion
Author: 0 Potential Manchester United lineup against West Bromwich Albion

In defence , Phil Jones and Daley Blind are back from injury after spending a significant amount of time out on the sidelines. The FA has found that West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez was not proven to have used discriminatory language against Brighton defender Gaetan Bong.

Sports CWG 2018: Neeraj Chopra becomes first Indian to win in Javelin Throw
Author: 0 CWG 2018: Neeraj Chopra becomes first Indian to win in Javelin Throw

Gold medallist India's Neeraj Chopra celebrates after the athletics men's javelin throw final during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the Carrara Stadium on the Gold Coast on April 14, 2018. Naturally, the young man was ecstatic: "I would like to thank all those who helped me". After a strong start to the event, which saw Chopra rise to a Gold medal spot after a throw of 85.50 m, he faltered in his second attempt before he could hit a mark of 84.78 in his third attempt.

Sports Eagles CB Worley arrested, police use Taser
Author: 0 Eagles CB Worley arrested, police use Taser

The incident reportedly occurred near the Eagles team facility around 6 a.m. ET. The Eagles confirmed his arrest, saying in a statement that they were "gathering more information". Worley entered a no contest plea and was given a six-month suspended sentence for an altercation with a woman outside a nightclub, when he was in college.

Sports Ronaldo: I Don't Understand Why Juventus Protested Correct Penalty Decision
Author: 0 Ronaldo: I Don't Understand Why Juventus Protested Correct Penalty Decision

The joy of the Real Madrid faithful at the Santiago Bernabeu was mixed with relief after seeing the hosts blow a 3-0 advantage from the first leg on Wednesday, reports Efe. He celebrated by taking off his shirt and running toward the euphoric Madrid crowd. He played a flawless ball to the far post, and Mandzukic was able to use his height advantage over Carvajal to bring Juventus within just one goal on aggregate.

Sports Juventus: Buffon's Champions League dream ends in disappointment
Author: 0 Juventus: Buffon's Champions League dream ends in disappointment

There are few more likeable and that, largely, is why there was such sympathy for a player who had been overcome by fury, who had clearly terrified Oliver and later claimed that he had "a rubbish bin for a heart". Buffon had to be restrained by his teammates before reluctantly leaving the pitch, marring what could have been his finest night as he had been given an ovation by the Bernabeu crowd after half-time.

Sports Ramirez homers in victorious return to Red Sox lineup
Author: 0 Ramirez homers in victorious return to Red Sox lineup

In addition to Ramirez, J.D. Martinez also launched his third homer of the year, an opposite-field shot into the Red Sox bullpen. On the other hand, the Red Sox have netted 6.3 units and are 5-6 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher.

Sports Neymar reveals when he will return from injury
Author: 0 Neymar reveals when he will return from injury

However, if he does come back in a month or so, it would leave sufficient time for the 26 year-old to be ready for Brazil's opening game in Group E of the World Cup, against Switzerland in Rostov on June 17. Neymar had enjoyed an electric first season in France after becoming the world's most expensive player last summer, with 28 goals and 16 assists in all competitions before his injury setback.

Sports Indian trail-blazer Kom finally bags Commonwealth gold
Author: 0 Indian trail-blazer Kom finally bags Commonwealth gold

Earlier, India's Saina Nehwal defeated compatriot Pusarla Sindhu 21-18 23-21 to claim the women's gold medal. England had been six goals behind at half-time but now have the chance to play for the gold medal against Australia after the hosts hammered New Zealand 65-44 in Saturday's second semi-final.

Sports UFC on FOX 29 Main Event Leads the Charge on Fighter Bonuses
Author: 0 UFC on FOX 29 Main Event Leads the Charge on Fighter Bonuses

The insane action continued into Round 3 when a counter right hand staggered Poirier against the fence. The decision turned out to be a smart one as Poirier quickly rocked Gaethje to open Round 4 with a stiff counter left hand. "He's one of the guys we were thinking about calling last week to take the fight [against Khabib] but I didn't want to screw up this event and thank god I didn't".

Author: 0 Warriors Said They'd Be Ready, Then Dominate Spurs in Game 1

The Coyote and the Spurs Silver Dancers will join in on the festivities alongside DJ Quake and Spurs In-Arena Host Chuck Cureau. The NBA playoffs are finally here, and it couldn't come soon enough for the Golden State Warriors . "We have been here before in the postseason, and we know what it takes to win". "JaVale was great", Kerr said. The defending champs drilled 10 triples in 22 tries (45.5 percent) and completely dominated the boards, 51-30.

Sports Brawl in stands at Man City-Liverpool match
Author: 0 Brawl in stands at Man City-Liverpool match

City thought they had a second when German winger Leroy Sane pull the ball in the net in the 41st minute, only for referee Mateu Lahoz to disallow the goal for a non-existent offside. This [Premier League] is unbelievably strong, this competition [Champions League] is unbelievably strong but I don't care who is in [the competition].

Author: 0 Manchester United star Paul Pogba shows off Dragon Ball Z-inspired hairstyle

The Frenchman showed the world, in a huge contest, the kind of influencer he can truly be on those days that he lives up to the hype. He was particularly ineffective during the first half at the Etihad, as Jose Mourinho's men were left trailing 2-0 at the break and facing the prospect of seeing City clinch the Premier League title.

Sports Jackson And Olding IRFU And Ulster Rugby Contracts Cancelled
Author: 0 Jackson And Olding IRFU And Ulster Rugby Contracts Cancelled

His services are understood to have been pitched throughout the Premiership - with speculation mounting in Ireland about a link-up with Gloucester. Ulster Rugby and the IRFU have confirmed that Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding have had their contracts revoked with immediate effect.