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Sports Twitter Roasts Team India As They Lose The Series
Author: 0 Twitter Roasts Team India As They Lose The Series

Last time (in South Africa ) we batted well, this time we bowled better. We have let ourselves down from the first game into the second. "There have been many soft dismissals, which as a team are not acceptable", Kohli said in a rare moment of candidness.

Sports Blake Bortles finally breaks silence on Blake Bortles Facts
Author: 0 Blake Bortles finally breaks silence on Blake Bortles Facts

I must say, I would not mind at all to see it become a trend for fans to donate to players' charities for whatever reason. Bortles, who is taking his team to the AFC Championship for the first time since 1999, has had his ups and downs during his four years in the league, but this season has been his most talked about.

Sports Du Plessis calls for 'collective' effort to maintain pitch standards in SA
Author: 0 Du Plessis calls for 'collective' effort to maintain pitch standards in SA

We can have processes where we make sure CSA has someone that looks after the groundsman to get the right kind of pitches - not make it ridiculous. We never wanted something ridiculous, we just wanted a pitch with pace and bounce. He is expected to come under pressure over the lack of life in his strip. Indian pacers lifted their game when needed to keep India in hunt in the all-important second test match in Centurion on Tuesday.

Sports Peterhansel continues stage win run to close in on Sainz
Author: 0 Peterhansel continues stage win run to close in on Sainz

Stage 10 saw Santosh put up good pace through the day. He was running as high as 28th at one point and finished the stage 31st, moving up to 28th overall despite a four-hour penalty for being time-barred on Stage 7. For Nasser Al Attiytah and Mathieu Baumel, Stage 10 was one to forget. Mena is now just 20 minutes behind stage leader Matthias Walkner of KTM .

Sports Faf calls obstructing the field decision a 'joke'
Author: 0 Faf calls obstructing the field decision a 'joke'

Having mis-hit a drive, a watchful Pillay made sure the ball stayed away from his stumps and avoided playing-on. South African player Jiveshan Pillay was given out "obstructing the field" at the U19 World Cup. He is not trying to be unfair. Saying that a batsman should not be blamed or penalised for picking up the ball and throwing it back to the fielder, he said, "I don't like the way the obstruction law is written".

Sports USA Gymnastics won't seek fine if McKayla Maroney discusses abuse
Author: 0 USA Gymnastics won't seek fine if McKayla Maroney discusses abuse

Gina Nichols was the first woman to speak on Wednesday when she delivered the impact statement on behalf of her daughter Maggie, who was "Athlete A" and the first first to report sexual abuse by Nassar to USA Gymnastics in 2015. USA Gymnastics has not responded to Raisman's tweet, but back in November the organization said it was "appalled by the conduct of which Larry Nassar is accused" and "very sorry that any athlete has been harmed during her or his gymnastics career".

Sports 'I am the Least Racist Person You Will Ever Interview'
Author: 0 'I am the Least Racist Person You Will Ever Interview'

Bernice King told a congregation in Washington , DC: "We can not allow the nations of the world to embrace the comments from our president as a reflection of the true spirit of America". Cotton saying Mr. Durbin "has a history of misrepresenting what happens in White House meetings" during his "Face the Nation" appearance. "Credibility is something that's built by being consistently honest over time", Ben Marter wrote on Twitter .

Sports Liverpool stun City as Sanchez nears exit
Author: 0 Liverpool stun City as Sanchez nears exit

Ex-Liverpool skipper Jamie Redknapp was particularly impressed by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, scorer of the Reds' first goal. Andrew Robertson , who played at left back for the Reds, singularly harried Nicolas Otamendi, Ederson, and John Stones until the ball went out for a throw-in.

Author: 0 Price Target Analysis Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)

Liberty Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Verizon Communications Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $210.74B market cap company. Excalibur Mgmt accumulated 143,367 shares or 6.03% of the stock. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Monday, October 16 by Barclays Capital. Wells Fargo maintained Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.

Sports Notre Dame football dismisses 4 players, including one of its top WR
Author: 0 Notre Dame football dismisses 4 players, including one of its top WR

Stepherson, Holmes and McIntosh were all suspended for the Citrus Bowl victory against LSU to close out the 2017 season, but Tiassum has never been publicly suspended by the Irish, though he has seen the field in only three games, all in 2017, over the course of his three-year Irish career.

Sports 36% rural youth can't name India's capital, finds survey
Author: 0 36% rural youth can't name India's capital, finds survey

It found that age the age of youth increases, their enrolment in educational courses decreases. This may point out at how a whole generation of students is not learning despite a law in the country that makes education a fundamental right till age 14.

Sports Locker room politics forced Man City to surrender Alexis to Man Utd
Author: 0 Locker room politics forced Man City to surrender Alexis to Man Utd

United are ready to let the midfielder , who has fallen out of favour under Jose Mourinho , leave the club, but he is yet to agree terms with Arsenal . Jose Mourinho, speaking after second-placed United had reduced Premier League table-toppers City's lead to 12 points, said it would be "great" if Sanchez arrived at Old Trafford though he remained non-committal.

Sports Ben Stokes available for England cricket selection despite affray charge
Author: 0 Ben Stokes available for England cricket selection despite affray charge

Stokes intends to contest the affray charge. He missed the 4-0 Ashes defeat in Australia as a result but was provisionally named in the squad for the current one-day global series against Australia . Avon and Somerset Police said no action has been taken against a 27-year-old man who previously voluntarily attended a police station for interview.

Sports Brees: Mindset has always been to stay a Saint
Author: 0 Brees: Mindset has always been to stay a Saint

According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, former Vikings linebacker and current KFAN radio analyst Ben Leber was the first one to report seeing Payton making the taunting gesture after New Orleans had taken a 24-23 lead with 25 seconds remaining.

Author: 0 Trump says he wants more immigrants from 'everywhere'

However, according to global reports, Dick Durbin, a Democratic senator who attended the meeting, disputed Mr Trump's statement. The doctor says he had "absolutely no concerns" about the 71-year-old president's cognitive abilities, but performed the screening because Trump asked him to do it.

Sports Wenger called Mike Dean
Author: 0 Wenger called Mike Dean "a disgrace"

Dean said: 'As we've entered the dressing room after the game Mr Wenger stood behind us in the doorway and told the West Brom steward to "let him in". I replied "so you're calling me a cheat". I must say what is more frustrating for me is that it happened many times this season - at Stoke, at Watford , at Manchester City , at West Brom.

Sports Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 3: 2020 Release Date Confirmed
Author: 0 Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 3: 2020 Release Date Confirmed

It is thought the motion picture will be released in either May, August or November because Marvel Studios has three 2020 release dates ready for as-yet untitled films. Speculation aside, there are plenty of movies keeping us occupied over the next couple of months including Black Panther, Ant-man and The Wasp, and of course Avengers: Infinity War .

Sports Nantes defender bemused by referee kick
Author: 0 Nantes defender bemused by referee kick

Chapron apologised, saying in a statement to AFP on Monday, "The Nantes player, Diego Carlos, crashed into me". "The withdrawal from duty of Mr Tony Chapron, initially appointed to referee the Angers SCO-ESTAC Troyes match in matchday 21 of Ligue 1 on Wednesday January 17, until further notice".

Sports Will Ferrell interviews Roger Federer as Ron Burgundy
Author: 0 Will Ferrell interviews Roger Federer as Ron Burgundy

It improved his Australian Open record to 88-13 in his 19th campaign Down Under. Tennis star Novak Djokovic has reportedly gained locker-room support as disgruntled tennis players demand more slice of the grand slam pie. "I've been putting in a lot of hours on the court in the last couple of weeks and I played a lot of practice sets". Wawrinka argued neither his game nor his fitness were anywhere near where he would want them to be but he battled well to beat Ricardas Berankis 6-3 ...

Sports McIlroy ready for action in 2018
Author: 0 McIlroy ready for action in 2018

Asked if he had suffered a shortage of breath or any symptoms related to his heart issue, which was only made public last week, McIlroy replied: "Geez no". "When I was back at the Open Championship at Birkdale, just the reception there, playing in front of a home crowd, I knew this is something I just miss".

Sports Federer Faces Ferrell In Tough Interview
Author: 0 Federer Faces Ferrell In Tough Interview

The winners began to pile up and one member of the sell-out crowd yelled "Give him a chance Rog" late on. With former Aussie Open champions Novak Djokovic (elbow) and Stan Wawrinka (knee) returning from critical injuries, Federer and World No.

Sports Manchester United vs Stoke City
Author: 0 Manchester United vs Stoke City

As a shot across Manchester City's bows, this one did not rival that audacious, extravagant bid to snatch Alexis Sánchez, but it left José Mourinho smiling nonetheless. "Is he going to be involved in a deal and leave us?" Valencia was given room to advance before firing past the dive of Jack Butland from 16 yards out with a left-foot shot - something of a collector's item.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant still interested in owning National Basketball Association team

Durant's desire to own an National Basketball Association franchise has "intensified" since he joined the Warriors, according to Haynes, who added that the All-Star forward and his business partner, Rich Kleiman, have met with current National Basketball Association owners and tech CEOs several times over the past year and a half.

Sports How Jose Mourinho Reacted To Valencia's Stunning Goal
Author: 0 How Jose Mourinho Reacted To Valencia's Stunning Goal

Gary Neville has hailed Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba as "sensational" after a Man of the Match performance. Butland was fortunate to see Lukaku's drive on the turn go straight to him four minutes later and the shot-stopper denied Martial from six yards out just before the hour mark following another precise pass from Pogba to pick out his compatriot.

Sports Anchorman Will Ferrell grills Federer at Australian Open
Author: 0 Anchorman Will Ferrell grills Federer at Australian Open

After not having hit a ball on the pro tour since mid-July due to a right elbow, the Serb didn't disappoint by hammering American Donald Young 6-1, 6-2, 6-4. "I cherish these moments, I love it". - Goodbye 2017 - Fellow former world number one Angelique Kerber, who won the tournament in 2016, was also impressive in dismissing Anna-Lena Friedsam 6-0, 6-4.

Sports Relentless Rafael Nadal battles into Australian Open round three
Author: 0 Relentless Rafael Nadal battles into Australian Open round three

One of the biggest shocks on the opening day came when 11th seed Anderson - a finalist at the US Open previous year - fell to a five-set defeat to Edmund, the sole British player in the men's singles draw. Sloane Stephens was knocked out by China's world number 34 Zhang Shuai, who came through 2-6 7-6 (7-2) 6-2 in one hour and 58 minutes. The 2018 Australian Open is under way and it has been an eventful first round.

Sports Second seed Wozniacki fights back from the brink
Author: 0 Second seed Wozniacki fights back from the brink

The fightback victory should provide a huge confidence boost for the Dane moving forward as she continues to search for her first career Grand Slam. It was just slightly out. 1 who is still chasing that elusive first major title. She showed her battling qualities early in the match to bounce back from a set down to take it into a decider, however, it was Fett who stormed into a 5-1 lead in the third.

Sports Australian Open 2018: Men's Day 2 Review
Author: 0 Australian Open 2018: Men's Day 2 Review

These two have played once, which was in the 2016 Halle Open, a match Federer won in straight sets. "It's been a couple of years and I wanted it to be really meaningful to me". Wang Quiang fought back after being a set down to last year's U.S. Open finalist Madison Keys, but got edged out by the American 6-1, 7-5. Jordan Thompson was first of four to fall, going down in five sets to Nicolas Kicker, while Alexei Popyrin lost in four after a match involving a second-set tie-break that ...

Sports SC 76 United Kingdom 68
Author: 0 SC 76 United Kingdom 68

Things changed down the stretch as Kentucky's freshman-heavy team struggled to keep up with the Gamecocks. Three members of the Kentucky basketball team fouled out. Kentucky went without a field goal in the game's final six minutes, opening the door for SC to capitalize. One of four double-digit scorers for the SC team that advanced to the Final Four last season, and the only one of those to be part of this year's edition, Silva scored 15 of his 27 points after the break.

Author: 0 Barkley ineligible to make Chelsea debut against Norwich

Cahill's probable absence due to a minor hamstring issue sustained against 10-man Leicester could open the door for the former, a budding Welsh global. Conte may opt to play a more attack-minded formation with two attacking midfielders supporting the striker so Tiemoue Bakayoko may join Drinkwater in a midfield two.

Sports Ronaldinho confirms retirement from football
Author: 0 Ronaldinho confirms retirement from football

The Brazilian, meanwhile, also experienced disappointment on the global stage, failing to perform well at the 2006 World Cup besides missing out on selection in 2010, despite guiding Milan to the Serie A title in 2010-11. He joined Paris Saint-Germain from Gremio to begin his European career, which flourished spectacularly at Barcelona between 2003 and 2008. His decorated career includes one World Cup title (2002), one Champions League victory with Barcelona (2006) and the Ballon d'Or.

Sports Australian Open 2018: Monday Results, Highlights, Scores Recap from Melbourne
Author: 0 Australian Open 2018: Monday Results, Highlights, Scores Recap from Melbourne

He faces a potential quarter-final against David Goffin if he stays on track to become only the fourth player ever to win 20 or more Slams - joining Margaret Court, Serena Williams and Steffi Graf. The frustrated American put in an error-strewn performance on an overcast and windy Melbourne day and has now not won in seven matches. And so if the 2017 Australian Open was one for the ages - the revival of the Federer - Nadal rivalry and another Williams sisters final - the 2018 edition ...

Author: 0 Chelsea's Fabregas, Cahill out of Norwich clash, says Conte

Conte also said that newly-signed midfielder Ross Barkley is unavailable for Wednesday's match as the England worldwide was not registered in time. But Conte said the top managers he played under in Italy all adopted a similar hardline approach.

Sports 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk makes history at Australian Open
Author: 0 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk makes history at Australian Open

Kostyuk won the junor event in Melbourne a year ago and followed up her opening round victory by beating Australia's Olivia Rogowska 6-3 7-5. World number 59 Siniakova, who also took Svitolina to three sets at the U.S. But Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova , a quarter-finalist a year ago, became the latest seed to slump out in the women's draw, which has been shorn of leading names over the first two rounds.

Sports State humbles Trae Young, No. 4 Oklahoma in blowout win
Author: 0 State humbles Trae Young, No. 4 Oklahoma in blowout win

A Sooner win would give OU its best start in Big 12 play (5-1) since winning its first 11 conference games in the 2008-09 season. "You have a heartbreaker at Kansas". I guess that's good. "It's just coming together, play together, play for each other and continue to play tough". Teams have played off of Odomes increasingly, but they might not be able to do that much longer.

Sports NFC Championship Game: Can Eagles close the deal vs
Author: 0 NFC Championship Game: Can Eagles close the deal vs

The game was viewed as an upset, but keep in mind the Eagles have the top playoff seed in the NFC. All of those memories stuck in their craw early Sunday evening. That resembles a possible quarterback depth chart more than a list of remaining playoff starters. When it is done right, football is the ultimate team game.

Sports Sean Payton taunted Vikings fans with Skol clap before surprise defeat
Author: 0 Sean Payton taunted Vikings fans with Skol clap before surprise defeat

The Saints lost, and if this were a year ago, Payton would have received the Crying Jordan treatment by now. "Hopefully it'll be more fuel than anything and I can just go train as hard as I can". "So bottom line is, success is dependent upon your willingness to work and the way that guys care about one another and the sense of urgency". But if the Saints aren't willing to give Brees what he wants in terms of a contract, it's not out of the question the quarterback would inquire into the ...

Sports Johanna Konta beats Madison Brengle in straight units
Author: 0 Johanna Konta beats Madison Brengle in straight units

A hip injury in the build-up to the tournament, that forced her to retire against Elina Svitolina in Brisbane, threatened to derail her chances, but she moved freely and wrapped up a 6-3 6-1 win over the American to join Kyle Edmund in the second round, after the British No.

Sports Isaiah Thomas concedes to Paul Pierce on video tribute
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas concedes to Paul Pierce on video tribute

After Isaiah Thomas didn't want a video tribute when he returned to Boston earlier this month because he wanted his family there, he now says he doesn't want it the next time the Cavs come to Boston either because that will be February 11th when Paul Pierce gets his number retired.

Sports Bengals fans thank Jaguars by donating to Blake Bortles' foundation
Author: 0 Bengals fans thank Jaguars by donating to Blake Bortles' foundation

After the Bengals helped send the Buffalo Bills to the playoffs by beating the Baltimore Ravens, happy Bills fans showed their appreciation by donating to the Andy Dalton and Tyler Boyd foundations . According to First Coast News in Jacksonville , roughly 100 fans in Cincinnati have combined to donate almost $5,000 to Bortles' foundation. Donations amounting to almost $5,000 have been made to the Blake Bortles Foundation following the result of the game.

Sports Washington St. QB Tyler Hilinski dead of apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound
Author: 0 Washington St. QB Tyler Hilinski dead of apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound

Tyler Hilinski's death is still being investigated by Pullman Police. The 21-year-old Hilinski passed for 1,176 yards with seven touchdowns and seven interceptions this past season. He had just made his first career start in a Holiday Bowl loss to Michigan State, Dec. 28 in San Diego. Our deepest condolences go out to Hilinski's family and friends during this hard and tragic time.

Sports North Korea imposes more demands on South Korea over the Olympics
Author: 0 North Korea imposes more demands on South Korea over the Olympics

Although North Korea and South Korea are now engaged in their first diplomatic dialogue in over two years, North Korea has offered little in the way of overtures toward peace, issuing harsh criticism of South Korean President Moon Jae-in for giving credit to the American President, Donald Trump, for pushing North Korea toward talks with sanctions .

Sports Patriots, Eagles in National Football League championship games
Author: 0 Patriots, Eagles in National Football League championship games

Don't look now, but the Philadelphia Eagles are going to be home underdogs for the second straight week in the National Football League playoffs. He added another three-pointer in the fourth to make it a five point game and his defence stood strong to secure the win.

Sports Sydney Harbour Bridge wallaby recovering
Author: 0 Sydney Harbour Bridge wallaby recovering

A picture taken from a video shows a policeman approaching the wallaby at the Sydney Harbour Bridge on Tuesday. Vogel said he did not know where the wallaby had come from or how it found its way to the bridge. The macropod was given some medication and put on a drip, and staff at the Taronga Wildlife Hospital were monitoring it for signs of undiscovered injuries.

Sports Jayhawks legend, Hall of Famer JoJo White dies at 71, per report
Author: 0 Jayhawks legend, Hall of Famer JoJo White dies at 71, per report

In addition to helping the Celtics win titles in 1974 and 1976, he was a member of the US Olympic team that took home a gold medal at the 1968 Games in Mexico City. In 2010, White underwent surgery to remove a malignant tumor. The Celtics retired Mr. Whites No. 10 in 1982. White was a key member of the Celtics in the 1970s helping lead the team to a pair of National Basketball Association titles as one of the primary offensive scorers.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Must Apologise For Comments - African Union

The African Group of UN ambassadors is "extremely appalled at, and strongly condemns the outrageous, racist and xenophobic remarks by the president of the United States of America as widely reported by the media", a statement said. Trump added that he was "ready, willing and able" to reach a deal to protect immigrants brought to the United States as children. "No". Trump spoke briefly to reporters as he entered the Trump International Golf Course with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.

Sports Positive emotions for Novak Djokovic on grand slam return
Author: 0 Positive emotions for Novak Djokovic on grand slam return

On Tuesday night, he got something different. "Roger, tonight you seemed like a gazelle out there on the court, would you describe your game as like a silky gazelle?", Ferrell asked as the crowd erupted in laughter. No. 13 Sam Querrey restored some order for the US men with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win over Feliciano Lopez. Austrian fifth-seed Dominic Thiem brushed Argentina's Guido Pella aside with a dominant 6-4 6-4 6-4 win and will face American qualifier Denis Kudla in the second round.