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Chris Johnson accused in murder-for-hire case Chris Johnson accused in murder-for-hire case
- April 10, 2020

Chris Johnson , one of just seven players in National Football League history to gain over 2,000 yards rushing in a single season, has been accused of funding a murder-for-hire plot that left two men dead in 2016, according to court documents obtained by TMZ Sports . (more...)
Coronavirus: Federer challenges fans, celebrities in volleying drill Coronavirus: Federer challenges fans, celebrities in volleying drill
- April 09, 2020

Virat Kohli nominated by Roger Federer: The Indian captain has been nominated in a challenge for the second time during lockdown. Had it not been for COVID-19, Kohli would have been leading Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 13th season of the Indian Premier League. (more...)
South Africa Test Side Needs Rebuilding, Says Coach Mark Boucher South Africa Test Side Needs Rebuilding, Says Coach Mark Boucher
- April 09, 2020

A few members of the current setup have had much-documented fitness issues over the past year, and a special high-performance programme was introduced to help them shape up. The CSA and BCCI, however, in agreement have said that they will re-schedule the tour after season resumes. "We didn't get to play in India, which is unfortunate, because it would have been nice to have judged ourselves as a young side against them". (more...)
E competition to feature current, former National Basketball Association players E competition to feature current, former National Basketball Association players
- April 09, 2020

The NBA and ESPN finalized plans to televise a H-O-R-S-E shooting competition, with stars Chris Paul of Oklahoma City , Trae Young of Atlanta and Zach LaVine of Chicago among those expected to participate, the NBA announced Thursday. (more...)
Immelman named worldwide team captain for 2021 Presidents Cup Immelman named worldwide team captain for 2021 Presidents Cup
- April 09, 2020

Like his fellow Australian representatives, Leishman used the disappointment of the Presidents Cup to propel himself to a fifth PGA TOUR title at the Farmers Insurance Open in January and hopes to harness Immelman's positive approach to topple the USA on their home soil. (more...)
Woods and caddie sued by spectator over alleged 2018 incident Woods and caddie sued by spectator over alleged 2018 incident
- April 09, 2020

According to The Tampa Bay Times , the suit was filed for Brian Borusso on April 7 in Pinellas County, FL. However, as he tried to snap the shot, Borruso says Woods' caddie, Joe LaCava , stepped in and "intentionally shoved" him. Drechsel, in fact, already has an evidence clip in his possession that shows LaCava "approaching the fans with his left arm extended saying, 'You've got to back it up, '" per the Guardian . (more...)
Formula One GP rejigged season may feature host of closed-circuit racing Formula One GP rejigged season may feature host of closed-circuit racing
- April 09, 2020

So if you wanted a drop dead point it would be October. "We always look forward to travelling to the incredible city of Montreal and while we will all have to wait a bit longer, we will put on a great show when we arrive later this year", he added. (more...)
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver uncertain about the future of the season NBA Commissioner Adam Silver uncertain about the future of the season
- April 09, 2020

Essentially, what I have told my folks over the last week is that we should just accept that at least for the month of April, we won't be in a position to make any decisions". "Initially, through the first week, two weeks, we were looking at more specific scenarios", Silver said. But then, in factoring those things in, where will we be in May? The president expressed how much he was missing sports and how he had been watching some replays of older events. (more...)
Mercedes, UCL make CPAP designs free in coronavirus response Mercedes, UCL make CPAP designs free in coronavirus response
- April 09, 2020

The device, known as UCL-Ventura, has undergone evaluations at University College Hospital and other London hospitals, with the government placing an order of 10,000. Professor David Lomas, UCL Vice Provost Health, added: "These life-saving devices will provide vital support to the NHS in coming weeks, helping to keep patients off ventilators and reducing demand on intensive care beds and staff. (more...)
Nadal thanks Djokovic for contributing to his COVID-19 charity Nadal thanks Djokovic for contributing to his COVID-19 charity
- April 09, 2020

However, in the eyes of many, this year's tournament was viewed as one of his last chances to win another Grand Slam before finally retiring. And the Spaniard, who coached his nephew Rafael to 16 Grand Slam titles, opted for Federer over his great rivals. (more...)
Boost for Cruise Industry as Saudi Fund Takes Stake in Carnival Boost for Cruise Industry as Saudi Fund Takes Stake in Carnival
- April 09, 2020

Carnival's closing stock price of United States dollars 8.49 last Friday makes the transaction worth about USD 370 million. Carnival did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the news. Apart from its worst lost of year about 82%, the stock of Carnival Cruise Line surge up to 10% on Monday and traded to just less than 10 dollars. Of the big three cruise companies, Carnival is best suited to weather a sustained downturn without any revenue, according to UBS Securities analyst ... (more...)
Sancho finds potential Man United move 'quite appealing' Sancho finds potential Man United move 'quite appealing'
- April 09, 2020

The 20-year-old winger has been having a good season in the Laliga after notching six goals and providing seven assists in 35 matches for the Spanish side. The report goes on to add that Solskjaer is eager to sign a right winger, a centre-forward and a midfielder to improve his Manchester United squad ahead of the 2020-21 Premier League season. (more...)
Real Madrid prioritising deal for Man Utd midfielder Paul Pogba Real Madrid prioritising deal for Man Utd midfielder Paul Pogba
- April 09, 2020

The 27-year-old's current deal expires in June 2021, and, to avoid allowing the 2018 FIFA World Cup victor to leave for free, United might sell him in the next window if it becomes clear he will not renew his contract. Although he is determined to secure a move to Real, this is not now Pogba's intention. For the moment, the player has no intention of going down this road, as it would equate to a declaration of war against Manchester United , without knowing for the moment that Real ... (more...)
Real Madrids players take 10% pay cut Real Madrids players take 10% pay cut
- April 09, 2020

But if the season can not be completed the reduction in wages will be 20 per cent. Los Blancos didn't rush into making any decisions over the economic measures they'd take, with talks over pay cuts first starting last Friday. After he struggled to make much progression over the weekend, the talks continued on Monday and the club agreed that pay cuts had to be introduced. (more...)
COVID-19: F1 to furlough half of its staff amid pandemic COVID-19: F1 to furlough half of its staff amid pandemic
- April 09, 2020

Motorsport.com is able to report that about half of the staff of the Formula 1 organization has been sent on leave and that the rest of the staff, as with the F1 teams, will also face a reduction in salary. I think we can not only act in the interests of a single team, in the interests of Ferrari, but really looking at the wider picture and wider situation. (more...)
Tyler Perry buys groceries for elderly shoppers at 73 stores Tyler Perry buys groceries for elderly shoppers at 73 stores
- April 09, 2020

Turner, a corporate affairs manager for Kroger, told the news station. Dozens of other shoppers took to social media to share similar accounts of the actor's good deed. Perry is a huge fan of the local eatery and was there to place a carry-out order. In December 2018, Perry spread the holiday cheer by saying he would cover all layaways at two Walmarts in Atlanta. (more...)
Rams plan committee backfield to replace Gurley Rams plan committee backfield to replace Gurley
- April 09, 2020

He was also careful to say that the Falcons still want to have a rotation at running back, which suggests they're not ready to turn Gurley into a 300-touch back again (after he carried just 223 times past year for the Rams). "We have language in our contracts that are going to protect us and a player". Gurley had a record-setting five seasons with the club - his 70 total touchdowns rank fourth in team history, while his 5,404 total rushing yards are fifth-most in team history - and replacing ... (more...)
Hearts: Ann Budge says club will not vote for SPFL plan Hearts: Ann Budge says club will not vote for SPFL plan
- April 09, 2020

With play halted in Scotland, the proposal would see final season placings in the three divisions determined by points per game in league matches played by each club so far. SPFL Chairman Murdoch MacLennan said: "These are extraordinarily hard times for our entire country and, like every sports body worldwide, we have been wrestling with the enormous challenges caused by the outbreak". (more...)
‘Whatever happens I will understand’ - Sadio Mane speaks on Liverpool’s title question ‘Whatever happens I will understand’ - Sadio Mane speaks on Liverpool’s title question
- April 09, 2020

Liverpool were only two victories away from winning the league but Mane has said he would understand if the club has to extend their wait for the trophy. Ceferin said though Liverpool have not won the league crown yet, but the European champions would nearly certainly win it as all that they needed was two wins in their remaining 10 matches. (more...)
Tennis stars to do battle online in virtual Madrid Open Tennis stars to do battle online in virtual Madrid Open
- April 09, 2020

The birth of the Mutua Madrid Open Virtual Pro reaffirms the technological, young and innovative character that has marked the steps of the tournament since 2009 and responds to current circumstances. Mutua Madrid Open Virtual Pro Players: Who is playing the event? This is a victory for everyone: the Mutua Madrid Open , the players and The fans. (more...)