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Zimbabwe looking forward to Bangladesh challenge: Taylor Zimbabwe looking forward to Bangladesh challenge: Taylor
- Февраля 16, 2020

CRAIG Ervine wants to savour every moment of his brief stint as stand-in Zimbabwe cricket team captain when he leads the national side during the one-off Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka starting on February 22. Yasir is from our high-performance squad , and he has done well in the BCL recently. Yasir has averaged 60.28 in five first-class matches in the last 12 months, while Mahmud has been picked based on his potential, because his recent form hasn't been great: he has picked up only ... (more...)
Celtics plan to retire Kevin Garnett’s No. 5 next season Celtics plan to retire Kevin Garnett’s No. 5 next season
- Февраля 16, 2020

The Boston Celtics will retire their former player Kevin Garnett's jersey during the 2020-2021 season. The flashy reveal occurred during the first timeout in Boston's game against the Clippers. He's all about winning. "It was off the charts". After returning and playing in a game, George strained his left hamstring during a practice on January 8 and then sat out the next nine games. (more...)
Damian Lillard on Devin Booker: Damian Lillard on Devin Booker: "He is my favorite player"
- Февраля 16, 2020

The expected recovery period is one-to-two weeks. "Obviously, that's something you look forward to", Lillard said. I know what needs to be done and I'm going to do it. "When it happened, I just felt it", said Lillard, who finished the game with 20 points, 10 assists and five rebounds in 37 minutes. National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver had the final say on which Western Conference player replaced Lillard. (more...)
Zion Williamson bends rim during rising stars game Zion Williamson bends rim during rising stars game
- Февраля 16, 2020

Zion Williamson said about meeting Obama , "It was even crazier when he started talking about my Duke games, him being at the game when my shoe blew out". "It was insane being able to stand next to him, talk to him", Young said afterward. Asked for his favourite moment from the game, Williamson responded: "When Ja threw me the lob from half court". (more...)
Edmonton Oilers defeat Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 Edmonton Oilers defeat Chicago Blackhawks 5-3
- Февраля 16, 2020

McDavid participated in power play practice Monday morning and told media he was "a little sore and swollen". "He battled that knee injury all summer and I think this is different". Obviously, we didn't have a great start tonight. He practiced with the team Monday, but his status for Tuesday's game against the Chicago Blackhawks was in question. (more...)
Tsitsipas out but Sinner through as Rotterdam delivers further shocks Tsitsipas out but Sinner through as Rotterdam delivers further shocks
- Февраля 16, 2020

Jannik won this match even if he was struggling when converting his break points because he converted only 38% (3/8). Fourth seed Goffin took a 2-0 lead in the second set, but 2019 Next Gen ATP Finals champion Sinner recovered with his solid groundstrokes and broke for a 6-5 lead when Goffin hit his seventh double fault. (more...)
Wolves held at home by Foxes after VAR rules out goal Wolves held at home by Foxes after VAR rules out goal
- Февраля 15, 2020

It was the second time Nuno Espirito Santo's men had seen a goal ruled out by VAR against Leicester this term after Leander Dendoncker's strike was chalked off for handball in their 0-0 draw on the opening day. However, the hosts could not make their numerical advantage count, Raul Jimenez heading wide when unmarked eight yards out in stoppage time , with Wolves moving up to seventh and Leicester staying third. (more...)
Atletico and Valencia share the points Atletico and Valencia share the points
- Февраля 15, 2020

However, Los Rojiblancos have an excellent recent record at Mestalla , where they have won two and drawn two of their last four visits; the last Valencia victory at home to Atletico was back in 2014. " After that, we'll look to our next match ", said Simeone . There was concern for Valencia at the end of the game with defender Paulista needing to be stretchered away with an ankle injury. (more...)
Rudolph: Garrett's racial-slur allegation is 'bold-faced lie' Rudolph: Garrett's racial-slur allegation is 'bold-faced lie'
- Февраля 15, 2020

In all of those conversations, no one - including members of the Browns - mentioned Rudolph used a racial slur. During an interview with ESPN , his first since being hit with a suspension after slugging Rudolph in the head with Rudolph's own helmet in the final seconds of a Browns win on November 14, Garrett said Rudolph called the defensive end "the N-word". (more...)
Irish Suffer OT Loss At Virginia, 50-49 Irish Suffer OT Loss At Virginia, 50-49
- Февраля 15, 2020

Will the Cavaliers win and cover as a 5-point home favorite tonight versus Notre Dame at 9:00 p.m. ET? Virginia: Virginia has reached 30 points in the first half just once in its last six games with 30 at Louisville on Saturday. Virginia then edged ahead in overtime, leaving Notre Dame behind 50-49 at the final buzzer. Senior T.J. Gibbs (14.1 ppg), sophomore point guard Prentiss Hubb (11.8 ppg, 4.6 apg) and sophomore wing Dane Goodwin (11.5 ppg) have combined to hit 152 3-pointers on the ... (more...)
Israel Folau admits considering retirement before Catalans lifeline Israel Folau admits considering retirement before Catalans lifeline
- Февраля 15, 2020

He is expected to make coach Steve McNamara's 17-man squad for the home clash at Gilbert Brutus Stadium after being overlooked for last weekend's loss to Wakefield. With his career in limbo Folau was thrown a lifeline by French rugby league club Catalans Dragon in the English Super League , linking up with the club for the 2020 season. (more...)
EPL: Ighalo doesn’t have Man Utd quality - Scholes EPL: Ighalo doesn’t have Man Utd quality - Scholes
- Февраля 15, 2020

He scored his first goal for Manchester United in the 6-0 win over Tranmere Rovers in the FA Cup last month and he has been forging a solid partnership with Lindelof at Old Trafford. Now he's out of that two-week period - just a precaution we made. Scholes believes the Portugal worldwide could prove to be a shrewd addition, saying of Solskjaer's options in the engine room: "I think [Nemanja] Matic has done really well in the last few weeks". (more...)
Devin Booker will replace Damian Lillard injured in the All-Star Game Devin Booker will replace Damian Lillard injured in the All-Star Game
- Февраля 15, 2020

According to National Basketball Association rules, when a player selected to the All-Star Game is unable to participate, the Commissioner shall choose a replacement from the same conference as the player who is being replaced. Booker becomes Phoenix's first All-Star since Steve Nash in the 2011-12 season. BetOnline has Booker at +500 to win Saturday's event. Although the Suns remain among the bottom feeders out West, Booker is now averaging 26.4 points to go along with 6.3 assists and ... (more...)
Kobe leads Finalists for Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Election Kobe leads Finalists for Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Election
- Февраля 15, 2020

The Hall of Fame will announce the class of 2020 on Saturday, April 4 at 11:00 AM EST. Three weeks after Kobe Bryant , one of the most dominant players in NBA history, was killed with his daughter and seven others in a helicopter crash , the global sports icon was named a finalist to the Basketball Hall of Fame. (more...)
AkzoNobel's High-Performance Coatings Adorn New McLaren MCL35 AkzoNobel's High-Performance Coatings Adorn New McLaren MCL35
- Февраля 15, 2020

The MCL35 retains the team's papaya and blue colour scheme from the previous season. Team principal Andreas Seidl expressed optimism for the campaign ahead but said: "It's important to not get carried away with what we achieved past year, which was great. (more...)
Egypt U23 boss Gharib expects Liverpool striker Salah at Olympics Egypt U23 boss Gharib expects Liverpool striker Salah at Olympics
- Февраля 15, 2020

Media reports on Salah's addition in a provisionary 50- male team led to speculation that Liverpool might be without Salah for the start of the next Premier League season. Salah played a vital role at the 2012 Olympics in London where he scored in in all three of Egypt's group games. " No decision has been made yet . (more...)
Kassian handed 7-game suspension after kicking Lightning defenceman Kassian handed 7-game suspension after kicking Lightning defenceman
- Февраля 15, 2020

The incident happened at 17:38 of the first period Thursday when Kassian was caught up on a pile of players that included teammate Josh Archibald and Cernak. "I asked him what was wrong with him, because that's not the right play". "I think he was little bit mad". Kassian is a repeat offender, having been suspended two games on January 13 for a one-sided fight with Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk. (more...)
Klopp demanding passion from Liverpool players ahead of big week Klopp demanding passion from Liverpool players ahead of big week
- Февраля 15, 2020

Mane has actually missed out on the last 4 suits while Milner has actually been out given that January 5. James Milner is also back in contention after overcoming a hamstring injury but he faces stiff competition from the likes of Jordan Henderson, Gini Wijnaldum, Fabinho and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain for a spot in Klopp's midfield. (more...)
'India top order should bat 20 overs' - Smriti Mandhana 'India top order should bat 20 overs' - Smriti Mandhana
- Февраля 15, 2020

We will have played 24 practice games before our first game of the tournament, so we are a team that is well-prepared. India will take on defending champions Australia in the February 21 tournament opener in Sydney and Mandhana expects the top order to fire them deep into the tournament. (more...)
Wild trade Jason Zucker to Penguins for Alex Galchenyuk, Calen Addison Wild trade Jason Zucker to Penguins for Alex Galchenyuk, Calen Addison
- Февраля 15, 2020

Instead of returning to the offensive heights reached during his early National Hockey League tenure, Alex Galchenyuk - picked up from the Coyotes along with defense prospect Pierre-Olivier Joseph in exchange for Phil Kessel - dragged down the Penguins' scoring attack while playing ineffective, disinterested defense. (more...)