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Author: 0 NBA Eastern Conference Showdown: Cavaliers vs Wizards

The Suns hold the NBA's second-worst record - and the worst in the Western Conference - but New Orleans isn't far behind. There is no question this game means a little more to the Wizards than it does the Cavs. LeBron James and the defending NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers know from truly big regular season games. Markieff Morris is the third double-digit scorer and Otto Porter Jr.is grabbing 6.5 rebounds.

Author: 0 Davis Cup: Tennis player disqualified after hitting ball into umpire

The Great Britain team won the tie as a result, with the Canadian's actions meaning Edmund was handed the third set and a three to love win. The British will now travel to France for a World Cup quarter-final in April, while Canada must go through a qualifying round in September against an opponent yet to be determined in order to remain in the top level of the annual worldwide team competition for men's professional tennis.

Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth II marks record 65 years on throne

A 25-year-old Princess Elizabeth was in Kenya on a royal tour with her husband Prince Philip at the time . It is worth celebrating that a relationship can last, and the Prince has been a rock at the side of the Queen in the same way her mother supported King George VI.

Sports Patriots Player Vows To Skip White House Visit With Trump
Author: 0 Patriots Player Vows To Skip White House Visit With Trump

Bennett won his first Super Bowl on February 5 when New England beat Atlanta 34-28 in overtime . What this brand or this company may say, or how I'm going to look if I speak out. Bennett wasted no time in announcing that he will not be joining the team during the traditional White House visit . However, Bennett said that he is "not really worried" about potential backlash over not attending the future ceremony.

Sports Gabriel Jesus enjoying hot start with Manchester City
Author: 0 Gabriel Jesus enjoying hot start with Manchester City

Jesus, 19, marked his full home debut for City by scoring twice, including a 92nd-minute victor, to give Pep Guardiola's side a 2-1 win over Swansea City that lifted them up to third. The Brazilian teenager has also weighed in with two assists so far, and Guardiola claimed after Sunday's win over Swansea that his two strikers can play together.

Sports Alastair Cook resigns as England captain; Joe Root to replace him?
Author: 0 Alastair Cook resigns as England captain; Joe Root to replace him?

Cook led England to two Ashes triumphs and to series victories in India and South Africa, an outstanding achievement. The timing of Cook's announcement leaves his successor - nearly certainly Joe Root - a full four months of preparation time before England's next Test series against South Africa in July.

Author: 0 Kate Middleton, Prince William, and Prince Harry Race Each Other: Who Won?

During the race, Prince William and wife Kate hugged at the finish line, CTV News reported. According to a tweet shared by the Kensington Palace , the royal highnesses are participating in the #HeadsTogether campaign to put emphasis on the significance of mental health and are insisting people to talk openly about it.

Author: 0 Cameroon coach salutes players after winning AFCON 2017 tournament

The final result of the match was 1-2 in favour of Cameroon , after Egypt had already acquired a 1-0 lead. "He talks about showing determination, about sticking together as a group because there were problems before but I think he has tried to overcome them".

Author: 0 Big-club target Romelu Lukaku focussed on getting Everton into Europe

It was the ideal performance and one which took him to the top of the Premier League scoring chart with 16 goals, for all that Lukaku maintained it made it only into the top three of his career. What Martinez missed there was that were it his side on the pitch at Goodison yesterday, then they would likely have lost the game, or drawn like they did at Bournemouth or at Chelsea last season.

Author: 0 Jamie Murray, Inglot lift Britain to Davis Cup lead

Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., was to face Britain's Kyle Edmund in that match, with the victor determining which country would face France in April in the World Group quarterfinals of the annual global team competition for men's professional tennis.

Author: 0 England stumbles home for win over France

France: S Spedding; N Nakaitaci, R Lamerat, G Fickou (Y Huget 72), V Vakatawa; C Lopez (A Iturria 72), B Serin (M Machenaud 57); C Baille (R Slimani 46), G Guirado (captain, C Maynadier 72), U Atonio (X Chiocci 46), S Vahaamahina (JM Doussain 72), Y Maestri, D Chouly (L Goujon 64), K Gourdon, L Picamoles.

Author: 0 Boult bowls Black Caps to victory to seal ODI series win

The good humoured Latham would play along answering Maxwell by saying: "Obviously it's very important Maxi, we would really like to have that Chappell-Hadlee back so a good performance tomorrow and hopefully we can keep it in New Zealand ".

Sports Inside the Super Bowl experience for a player not in the game
Author: 0 Inside the Super Bowl experience for a player not in the game

I don't think it's gonna be a blowout. Osi Umenyiora came from right end and put Brady on the ground and even though Osi didn't get a sack on the play , a message had been delivered. I think that experience (helps), of knowing maybe what it takes, what you need to do as a player, so your expectations aren't too high for yourself, thinking I've got to come out here and play some flawless game for us to win.

Sports Matt & Sarah Ryan Photos: The QB & His Wife Pictures
Author: 0 Matt & Sarah Ryan Photos: The QB & His Wife Pictures

If the Patriots can sustain long drives with the help of their running game, they can keep Ryan and Atlanta's explosive offense on the sidelines for long stretches at a time . Ryan completed almost 70 percent of his passes during the regular season for 4,944 yards, 38 touchdowns and just seven interceptions for a 117.1 passer rating as the Falcons went 11-5 to win the NFC South and earn the NFC's No.

Author: 0 Brooks helps No. 13 OR hold off Arizona State 71-70

The Wildcats seek a 15th consecutive victory when they visit the Ducks, who will try to earn another huge Pac-12 victory in Eugene. The #5 Arizona Wildcats will be looking to add another solid win to their current 15-game winning streak.

Sports Arsene Wenger Comments on Arsenal Mentality After 2-1 Defeat to Watford
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger Comments on Arsenal Mentality After 2-1 Defeat to Watford

Ramsey suffered a calf strain in Tuesday night's shock defeat against Watford and Arsenal medical staff fear the midfielder will miss the game against the league leaders. The Arsenal manager is now two games into a four-match touchline ban for reasons we've quite frankly forgotten, and next up his side face Premier League leaders Chelsea.

Author: 0 Klopp can't hide his disappointment as he opens up about Hull defeat

Liverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the Premier League match at Goodison Park, Liverpool. Klopp can at least select a strong team. Amid a hard period, the Reds looked back to something approaching their best in a spirited 1-1 draw with leaders Chelsea. If I believe, I want my players, my supporters: If I believe the first day I come here, why I don't believe now? - Marco Silva has now taken seven points from his first four games in the ...

Sports Liverpool Star Confident Reds Can Beat Ultra Defensive Teams
Author: 0 Liverpool Star Confident Reds Can Beat Ultra Defensive Teams

The pressure seemed to get to Klopp on Tuesday night when he screamed in the face of fourth official Neil Swarbrick after Chelsea were awarded a penalty against Joel Matip. " Arsenal's defeat to Watford (on Tuesday) was a decisive blow". Avoiding defeat was important for the Reds, "yet it says something that it feels like an achievement to a club of Liverpool's ambitions simply to stop Chelsea winning", says Sam Wallace of the Daily Telegraph .

Sports Super Bowl LI nuggets, factoids to snack on before the big game
Author: 0 Super Bowl LI nuggets, factoids to snack on before the big game

And advertisers, knowing this, come out with bigger and better Super Bowl spots every year: funnier writing, brighter star power, and more original ideas. Bud Light is bringing back Spuds MacKenzie, its former mascot that became an 1980s pop culture icon, to commemorate the dog's first appearance 30 years ago during Super Bowl XXI.

Author: 0 Former top pick Vick retires after turbulent career

The Atlanta Falcons will play in the second Super Bowl in franchise history on Sunday, with 2008 third overall pick Matt Ryan under center. His career was derailed after he was convicted of running a multi-state dog-fighting ring, for which he spent almost two years in prison.

Author: 0 Who will finish in the Premier League's top four?

Conte, however, believes that Alonso only rose higher than Bellerin and Atkison was right to concede the goal. "For me this is correct decision". It's normal in England. They've got a lot of players who prefer to only think about the attacking side of the game. "The league is not finished today". The Italian added: "We all know the real potential of Manchester City".

Author: 0 Eric Berry threatens to sit out season if franchise tagged again

If Berry is going to set the market at safety, which he probably should, I bet he could get $13 million per year or more on a long-term deal. Once is enough for the Kansas City Chiefs' Safety Eric Berry. We've heard comments like that from players before yet they don't often actually miss games. Still, no matter how this all plays out, Berry said he wants Chiefs fans to know one thing.

Sports Diego Costa responds to latest transfer rumors on Instagram
Author: 0 Diego Costa responds to latest transfer rumors on Instagram

Chelsea striker Diego Costa appears to have taken a swipe at the media after reports in Spain claimed he has already agreed to move to the Chinese Super League this summer. Conte insisted that Costa is now happy at Chelsea and stressed that he is more interested in concentrating on the present, rather than pondering over what might happen at the end of the season.

Author: 0 Martinez avoids arbitration, signs five-year contract extension with Cardinals

In four seasons overall, he is 34-21 with a 3.32 ERA and two saves in 140 games (68 starts). The 25-year-old's deal includes two additional option years worth $17 million and $18 million. He was asking for $4.25 million; the Cardinals had offered $3.9 million. The Cardinals have made locking up the ultra-talented Martinez a priority for many months, and while a big early deal is coveted by many young stars, one wonders how much Martinez may also have been affected by the sad plights of ...

Sports Explosive Device Thrown into Crowded Old Town Pasadena Restaurant
Author: 0 Explosive Device Thrown into Crowded Old Town Pasadena Restaurant

An unidentified man gave restaurantgoers a shock when he tossed an explosive inside the restaurant, The Cheesecake Factory said in a statement: "This evening an incendiary device exploded within our Pasadena restaurant". Police described the man as a Latino or Middle Eastern man, about 6 feet tall, of thin build, with a heavy beard. Garrett Gunkle, who was sitting with his wife at the bar, told KNBC-TV there was chaos as customers ran for the exits in the Los Angeles suburb.

Sports Afcon 2017: Egypt goalkeeper El Hadary foresaw penalty saves
Author: 0 Afcon 2017: Egypt goalkeeper El Hadary foresaw penalty saves

It is a script that would require a cast-iron suspension of disbelief, but filmmakers would have no shortage of material to document the exploits of 44-year-old goalkeeper Essam El Hadary, whose heroics helped Egypt reach the African Nations Cup final on Wednesday.

Sports Cameroon through to sixth ANC final as Ghana crash out
Author: 0 Cameroon through to sixth ANC final as Ghana crash out

John Boye's weak defensive header merely served as an assist for Ngadeu to control and fire home. Cameroon will now face Egypt in the final while the Black Stars take on Burkina Faso in the third place playoff. Also, Razak had to get down to save when Robert Ndip Tambe swept a Moukandjo cross towards goal. Fabrice Ondoa saved a penalty from Liverpool's Sadio Mane to see Cameroon into the last four at Senegal's expense and continue their unlikely push for the trophy.

Author: 0 Bucks deal Plumlee to Hornets, acquire Hawes and Hibbert

Charlotte sent forward/center Spencer Hawes and center Roy Hibbert to Milwaukee in exchange for center Miles Plumlee . Yahoo Sports Adrian Wojnarowski reports the Bucks are likely to release forward Steve Novak to make room for the additional player being added with the trade.

Sports Gov. Christie Calls Rollout Of Trump Travel Ban 'Terrible'
Author: 0 Gov. Christie Calls Rollout Of Trump Travel Ban 'Terrible'

That's compared to 19 percent in December, the lowest approval rating for any governor across the nation in more than 20 years that the university's been conducting the poll , it said in a news release. Robert Menendez is doing, his highest approval rating since his all-time high of 56 - 29 percent in a November 28, 2012, Quinnipiac University poll. Melgen was charged as well.

Sports Lady Gaga says Super Bowl halftime show is 'for everyone'
Author: 0 Lady Gaga says Super Bowl halftime show is 'for everyone'

Gaga says her team, dubbed House of Gaga , is aiming to bring the best show-stopping moments during the biggest game of the year. We put everything that we could into this show. We've got less than five days left until we find out for sure what Lady Gaga has planned. "Everything is going to be nice and tight for the game, so I wouldn't worry about that", Gaga said of any unplanned exposures.

Author: 0 New Zealand v Australia 2nd ODI from McLean Park, Napier

After multiple inspections, the outfield was deemed too risky. Wade, who was asked to lead the side in absence of regular skipper Steve Smith, will return home from New Zealand due to a back injury. The game on Thursday was abandoned without a ball being bowled, and interestingly, it did not rain at all during the match hours. "We've all missed out on a really good days cricket".