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Sports AB de Villiers joins Gayle, Dhoni in six-hitting club
Author: 0 AB de Villiers joins Gayle, Dhoni in six-hitting club

Although, the 'keeper-batsman contemplated taking the review against the LBW call, better sense took over for him and he chose to walk back on 46. De Villiers walked in to loud cheers from the Paarl crowd but his partner Amla nearly sold him down the river with a stop-start run only for the mid-on fielder to fumble and allow a reprieve.

Sports NFL picks Dallas to host the 2018 NFL Draft
Author: 0 NFL picks Dallas to host the 2018 NFL Draft

Philadelphia had been in contention to again host the draft, while Green Bay and Kansas City were considered long shots. Instead, the city converted space outside of its famous Philadelphia Museum of Art into a massive 250,000 person festival during Draft weekend.

Sports Rojo close to Man Utd return confirms Mourinho
Author: 0 Rojo close to Man Utd return confirms Mourinho

Lukaku closed the exchange with a hearty hug for the young man. But defensively the three-time European champions have also been solid, conceding just six goals in 13 games in all competitions. "That's why we controlled the game because we defended properly and the goal was not against the current of the game, but we end up ending the game and we are nearly qualified so that's it".

Sports Draymond Green strains knee as Warriors lose opener
Author: 0 Draymond Green strains knee as Warriors lose opener

It wasn't all that incendiary, since Golden State and Houston owned the NBA's top two offenses last season, respectively, but Green - as he is wont to do - took it as an affront to both his Defensive Player of the Year status and the Warriors' ranking as the league's second-best defense in 2016-17.

Sports Ezekiel Elliott is cleared to play again
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott is cleared to play again

Ezekiel Elliott is back again, for the time being. The Dallas Morning News , the New York Times , NFL.com and Sports Illustrated have coverage. Elliott was never charged and has continued to deny any wrongdoing. On Thursday, the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the district court lacked subject matter jurisdiction under the Labor Management Relations Act to issue the preliminary injunction and remanded the case to the district court, ordering it to ...

Author: 0 Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea send scouts to watch Benfica vs

We scored a goal from Marcus Rashford's free-kick and we had more chances. Tomorrow, individually, but he's coming [back]. As for Benfica , a suspension for Andre Almeida saw 20-year-old Ruben Dias come into the home side's defence.

Sports Chicago Bulls ban Bobby Portis for punch that put team-mate in hospital
Author: 0 Chicago Bulls ban Bobby Portis for punch that put team-mate in hospital

Before the incident, Mirotic was likely to be the Bulls' leading scorer in 2017-18, not because the career 10.8 points-per-game scorer was ready to elevate his game, but because the Bulls are that bad thanks to a series of bewildering trades ostensibly created to rebuild the franchise that instead yielded startlingly unimpressive hauls.

Sports NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Speaks Amid Protests
Author: 0 NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Speaks Amid Protests

Trump remarks came after the NFL on Tuesday decided not to implement a rule that would require players to stand during the national anthem . Mr. Goodell and Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin Jr. Notably absent on the owner side was Jerry Jones, who is arguably the most powerful owner in the National Football League - as well as Dan Snyder, whose team has been under fire for years due to the fact they they are named after a racial slur for Native Americans.

Sports Evan Macy: Why Joel Embiid's minutes restriction really is
Author: 0 Evan Macy: Why Joel Embiid's minutes restriction really is "f-king bullshit"

Embiid went all of a year ago on minute restrictions , too. Embiid , who has been a model citizen and lovable personality for Philadelphia, said he has a voice to object to his limited usage, but he still trusts the team. JoJo's eager to get out on the floor and help his team because they're much better when he plays. "That's very disappointing, I feel great and hopefully that changes based on today's practice and tomorrow's practice".

Sports Sharapova reaches first final since drugs ban
Author: 0 Sharapova reaches first final since drugs ban

But the 30-year-old Russian, who did not drop a set en route to Sunday's final, fought back on each occasion to claim her first title in 29 months. Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam champion, tested positive for a banned substance, meldonium, at the 2016 Australian Open, but that her initial two-year ban from the International Tennis Federation was reduced to 15 months.

Sports Vicious fight between football fans captured on video
Author: 0 Vicious fight between football fans captured on video

The NFL confirmed to CBS Sports they are in contact with Carolina Panthers security after a video surfaced from the game showing a fan in a Panthers jersey punching another fan in the face several times. The incident took place during the team's loss against the Philadelphia Eagles at North Carolina's Bank of America Stadium. The assailant was seated in section 541, row 24, seat 10.

Sports No Knee Worries For Rafael Nadal
Author: 0 No Knee Worries For Rafael Nadal

It's his 94th career title. Federer, a 19-time grand slam victor actually still trails Nadal 23 - 15 in their overall head-to-head record. "I thought I might struggle early on because it was a late finish last night". "Of course was not the best match of the week for me... but when someone plays better than you in most of the things that really matter in this sport, then it's tough".

Sports Trump really hopes Clinton runs again in 2020
Author: 0 Trump really hopes Clinton runs again in 2020

During the televised debate, Trump could be seen lurking behind Clinton as she answered questions from the audience regarding the Affordable Care Act during the town hall format. Merrill later tweeted that Clinton has rescheduled the interview for later on Monday and was "taping it now for tomorrow morning". "But we are working very, very hard to get this interview rescheduled and Hillary Clinton is very apologetic".

Author: 0 Aleks Pihler to draw on Maribor's record when they face Liverpool

Yet after Klopp was informed of a comment from ex-Slovakia striker turned media pundit Zlatko Zahovic suggesting he was a "fine coach who doesn't win big titles", the Liverpool boss offered up this response. No chance. It is the last place I would do things like this. "Of course, it's better if Adam could have scored in one game or another, but there is nothing we can do about this".

Author: 0 Spurs predicted XI for Wembley clash against Bournemouth

The home win will have silenced the critics who questioned Tottenham's ability to win at Wembley, but Spurs must now swiftly turn their attention to the Champions League where they will face the imposing Real Madrid at the Bernabeu, before they face Liverpool in the league at the weekend.

Sports Brighton & Hove Albion vs Everton English Premier League Live
Author: 0 Brighton & Hove Albion vs Everton English Premier League Live

He's now back. For the first time they did a good thing not to use the player in the state of fitness that he is. I just felt in general play, even with their quality, they wouldn't carve us open. Unfortunately for the viewers on the subcontinent there was little spice until the final 10 minutes of an otherwise forgettable encounter on the south coast.

Sports Court clears way for 6-game suspension of Cowboys' Elliott
Author: 0 Court clears way for 6-game suspension of Cowboys' Elliott

The development comes a day after Elliott's suspension was reinstated following the court's 2-1 ruling in favor of the National Football League in its appeal of an NFLPA lawsuit seeking to block the six-game ban. "At the time the NFLPA filed the complaint, it was possible the arbitrator could have issued a final decision that was favorable to Elliott", the three-judge panel wrote.

Sports Broncos take on the Giants in Week 6
Author: 0 Broncos take on the Giants in Week 6

Fortunately for his fantasy owners, receivers Odell Beckham Jr . -Giants TE Evan Engram vs. Broncos LB Brandon Marshall , S Darian Stewart and S Justin Simmons. I would understand if you've done that, it's hard to see the Giants winning this game. The backs have given Siemian more options and more time to develop.

Sports Indonesian goalkeeper Choirul Huda dies after collision during league match
Author: 0 Indonesian goalkeeper Choirul Huda dies after collision during league match

The tragic incident happened during the first-half of a match between Persela Lamongan and Semen Pedang. Huda was rushed to a nearby hospital in an ambulance after being carried off the field on a stretcher. The club paid tribute to the sporting legend on Twitter following news of his death. " We did not have time to see a doctor, only to see his body ".

Sports Saints get three defensive touchdowns to beat Lions
Author: 0 Saints get three defensive touchdowns to beat Lions

Thirty-five point leads are supposed to be safe in the second half of National Football League games, but the New Orleans Saints almost blew their 45-10 advantage over the Detroit Lions on Sunday before winning 52-38. The Lions had five offensive plays of 20-plus yards. On second-and-10, Stafford retreated into the end zone, and Jordan tipped the pass and easily cradled the ball for the interception and a 52-38 lead with 5:04 remaining.

Sports Patriots rally to beat Jets
Author: 0 Patriots rally to beat Jets

Worst two-fer: Pats defensive linemen Alan Branch and Malcom Brown were both guilty of defensive holding penalties on a fourth quarter drive that almost resulted in a Jets touchdown. The Jets fell to 3-3, one game behind the 4-2 Patriots. Then Brady started being Brady, connecting with Gronkowski for two touchdowns. They have played with passion and a sense of urgency which can directly be attributed to working together as a team .

Sports Deeney questions Arsenal's spirit after Watford defeat
Author: 0 Deeney questions Arsenal's spirit after Watford defeat

Marco Silva brought on Deeney and the home side went more direct. Watford were then awarded a penalty after 71 minutes and their captain slotted it away. There looked to be minimal contact as the Hornets forward tumbled over but referee Neil Swarbrick was convinced and that decision turned the game as a hungrier Watford side got their just rewards for a much improved second-half display.

Sports Gregg Popovich: Kawhi Leonard won't play in season-opener vs Wolves
Author: 0 Gregg Popovich: Kawhi Leonard won't play in season-opener vs Wolves

Popovich said Leonard's still undergoing rehab, adding that he will play once ready. The Spurs superstar is coming off a career-season where he averaged 25.5 points, 5.8 rebounds, 3.5 assists, and 1.8 steals, finishing third in the MVP race behind James Harden and, eventual victor, Russell Westbrook.

Sports Cavs complete trade with Hawks, Jefferson waived by Atlanta
Author: 0 Cavs complete trade with Hawks, Jefferson waived by Atlanta

From youngsters to veterans, the cuts have all been talent-centered; but the most painful move is certainly saying goodbye to Richard Jefferson . The Hawks announced they were waiving both players. Jefferson , 37, in his 17th National Basketball Association season, played for the Cavs for two years and played a key supporting role in the 2016 championship.

Author: 0 Hertha Berlin Players And Coaches Take A Knee

It is unclear whether they took the knee before, after or during the German National Anthem. Looks like the National Football League protest in the United States that have been going on for over a year to protest police brutality and social injustices has now went global.

Sports 49ers part ways with LB Bowman
Author: 0 49ers part ways with LB Bowman

Here we look at how the 49ers came to release Bowman and what it means for him and San Francisco going forward. Bowman thrice made the Pro Bowl in a 49ers' uniform, and was an All-Pro four times. He's due the rest of his $6.75 million base salary this year, an $8.7 million base salary in 2018, a $750K roster bonus, a $2.55 million base salary in 2019 and a hefty $2 million roster bonus that year.

Sports Arsene Wenger angered by 'scandalous' penalty decision after Watford defeat
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger angered by 'scandalous' penalty decision after Watford defeat

The French boss said: "We were unlucky". "I have seen the penalty now and I respect the decision of the referee", he said. "No penalty, no goal". It is very important to understand what a dive is. "In the first half we played extremely well". And after the 1-1 there was no need to panic. "We keep believing all the time, even when the result isn't going for us".

Author: 0 Defensive United hold on to a draw against Liverpool

Both teams have injury problems going into the game, with United missing midfielders Paul Pogba and Marouane Fellaini while Liverpool are set to be without attacking star Sadio Mane for up to six weeks after he picked up a muscle injury on worldwide duty.

Sports Pakistan held to 2-2 draw by Japan
Author: 0 Pakistan held to 2-2 draw by Japan

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) reported: Under FIH regulations, the team that wins its continental qualifier automatically qualifies for the World Cup. "I believe we can do better but this was our first match and now that the team is done with shaking off the initial jitters, I think we can focus on improved performance in the next game", stated India's Chief Coach Sjoerd Marijne.

Sports Nadal overcomes Dimitrov to make Shanghai Masters semi
Author: 0 Nadal overcomes Dimitrov to make Shanghai Masters semi

However, he was unable to convert three break points in the lengthy fourth game, allowing Harrison to narrowly get past his tough challenge for the tight service hold. The world number two is competing in just his third tournament since winning Wimbledon in July, but the 36-year-old continues to defy his age with another appearance in the last four of a Masters Series event.

Sports SteelStacks Hosting Outdoor Viewing Party for Penn State-Ohio State Game
Author: 0 SteelStacks Hosting Outdoor Viewing Party for Penn State-Ohio State Game

Penn State coach James Franklin and the school denied reports that Franklin would be being considered as a potential replacement for Sumlin at Texas A&M . This past summer Franklin signed a three-year contract extension worth almost $20 million that would keep him in Happy Valley through 2022. His buyout is $2 million.

Sports ALCS Game 1: Masahiro Tanaka to start for New York Yankees vs
Author: 0 ALCS Game 1: Masahiro Tanaka to start for New York Yankees vs

Masahiro Tanaka, who shined in Game 3 of the ALDS against the Indians, will oppose Keuchel. 2017 regular-season stats:.264 average, 594 AB, 96 runs, 157 hits, 26 doubles, 4 triples, 21 HR, 63 RBIs, 72 BB, 122 K, 23 SB, 5 CS, 151 games. Yankees hitters are 19-for-103 (.184) with four walks and 35 strikeouts against him. "Then after that is where it gets a little thought-provoking, I guess".