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CPL 2020: Trinbago Knight Riders to take Guyana Amazon Warriors in opener CPL 2020: Trinbago Knight Riders to take Guyana Amazon Warriors in opener
- Августа 19, 2020

Opening the batting, Narine smashed four sixes during his 28-ball 50. Narine was the pick of the bowlers for the Knight Riders with 2-19 off four overs. TKR is the most successful side in the history of CPL having won the coveted trophy three times. 34 - Imran Tahir is now the leading wicket-taker among the overseas players in the CPL. (more...)
Flames vs. Stars: Three takeaways from Calgary's Game 4 loss in overtime Flames vs. Stars: Three takeaways from Calgary's Game 4 loss in overtime
- Августа 19, 2020

Spanning over the second and the third periods, Calgary took five straight penalties, which helped Dallas gain just enough momentum to put the pressure on and eventually tie things up. The Flames' power play is on fire (pun totally intended). Bennett blistered a slapshot past Khudobin to tie it 2-2, 43 seconds later. Calgary's Sam Bennett scored twice, with Bennett's second giving the Flames their first lead at 3-2 at 14:50 of the second period. (more...)
Winnipeg Jets legend Dale Hawerchuk dies after battle with cancer Winnipeg Jets legend Dale Hawerchuk dies after battle with cancer
- Августа 19, 2020

Hawerchuk, who was chosen first overall by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1981 entry draft, had a lot to live up to when he entered the National Hockey League. "So sad", Selanne said, inserting a weeping-faced emoji. "I'm thankful that Ducky was my friend and I had a chance to talk with him yesterday and say goodbye". (more...)
Islanders play Trotz hockey, take 2-0 series lead on Caps Islanders play Trotz hockey, take 2-0 series lead on Caps
- Августа 19, 2020

Calgary bounced back from a 5-4 loss in Game 2 on Thursday, getting a 35-save shutout by Cam Talbot in a 2-0 win the following night to take the series lead. The Islanders beat the Florida Panthers in a qualifying round series. "We've done a lot of good things, we just got to carry those over and clean up a few things and go one shift, one period, one game at a time ". (more...)
Ryan Day sends awesome message of support for Justin Fields Ryan Day sends awesome message of support for Justin Fields
- Августа 19, 2020

Several reports from last week state that Big Ten presidents voted on the proposal on August 11, the same day of the conference's announcement. The Big Ten and Pac-12 chose to postpone the season in the hopes of being able to play in the spring. (more...)
Ian Wright reacts as Arsenal part ways with Raul Sanllehi Ian Wright reacts as Arsenal part ways with Raul Sanllehi
- Августа 18, 2020

The Spaniard is to depart with current managing director Vinai Venkatesham leading the club forward. The departure of Arsenal's head of football Raul Sanllehi is the latest move in the club's attempt to streamline its operation. "Raul has made a big contribution during his time with us and will always be part of the Arsenal family", said the Kroenkes in a club statement. Contract expert Huss Fahmy will then seek to actively negotiate with clubs to sign targets all with oversight from ... (more...)
Bottas says overalls and underwear cost in in the heat Bottas says overalls and underwear cost in in the heat
- Августа 18, 2020

It was so hot out there and very demanding, but I was just focused on protecting the tyres and bringing the auto home. While Bottas followed that route and was left short of beating Verstappen for second place, Hamilton told the team he wanted to stay on the mediums. (more...)
Pacers Take Down Heat Pacers Take Down Heat
- Августа 18, 2020

Jones appeared to have movement in most of his extremities, and was tapping the toes of his sneakers on the court several times while being evaluated. Tobias Harris scored 18 points and reserve Alec Burks added 16 for the 76ers, who will open the playoffs against the Boston Celtics. Reigning champions Toronto, the second seeds in the East, closed out the regular season with a 117-109 victory over the Denver Nuggets. (more...)
Are Arsenal really close to signing this 22 Y/O defender? Are Arsenal really close to signing this 22 Y/O defender?
- Августа 18, 2020

Arsenal have won the race to sign highly-rated Lille defender Gabriel Magalhaes from Lille after beating off interest from Manchester United and Napoli. "I don't care what anyone says, I will always come out and back David Luiz whatever happens because I know his heart is in the right place and he wants to do the right thing for our club". (more...)
Dream11: All you need to know about IPL 2020's title sponsor Dream11: All you need to know about IPL 2020's title sponsor
- Августа 18, 2020

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has confirmed Mumbai-based fantasy sports platform Dream11 will replace Chinese mobile phone manufacturer Vivo as the franchise Twenty20 cricket competition's title sponsor for the 2020 season. Dream11 will pay Rs 222 crore for the rights, which are valid until December 31. Interestingly, the Dream11 is also the official Fantasy partner of the BCCI and the IPL. (more...)
Marks: UNC's folly will have a significant fallout for the university, athletics Marks: UNC's folly will have a significant fallout for the university, athletics
- Августа 18, 2020

Three clusters - which refers to five or more cases in close proximity - were found in residence halls, while the fourth was discovered at a fraternity. The move comes following calls for the campus to go remote. The paper then accused the administration of ignoring the county health department's recommendation that the university "restrict on-campus housing to at-risk students and implement online-only instruction for the first five weeks of the semester". (more...)
Tiger Woods jealous as son Charlie dominates junior event Tiger Woods jealous as son Charlie dominates junior event
- Августа 18, 2020

It looks like we might have seen the emergence of the next Tiger Woods after his son dazzled at a junior golf tournament - with his father even acting as his caddy. "I've never revealed my thought process behind my shotmaking technique and course management in such detail before, so I am excited to share it with players and fans for the first time". (more...)
CFL Cancels Season Over Economic Issue With No Fans CFL Cancels Season Over Economic Issue With No Fans
- Августа 18, 2020

The Manitoba government stepped up with $2.5 million for player accommodations, meals and transportation in Winnipeg. Andrew Harris #33 of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers attempts to break a tackle from Mike Daly of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats previous year in the 107th Grey Cup Championship game. (more...)
LeBron's farewell speech from 'Space Jam 2' set leaks LeBron's farewell speech from 'Space Jam 2' set leaks
- Августа 18, 2020

The King will be teaming up with the Looney Tunes in the upcoming Space Jam: A New Legacy , the sequel to Warner Bros.' 1996 film that originally starred Michael Jordan . It also features the "Tune Squad" team logo together with the individual player's number. Of course, the uniforms are a far cry from Michael Jordan's OG " Space Jam " kit ... (more...)
Rohit, four others recommended for Khel Ratna Rohit, four others recommended for Khel Ratna
- Августа 18, 2020

In 2016, shuttler PV Sindhu, gymnast Dipa Karmakar, wrestler Sakshi Malik, and shooter Jitu Rai were collectively presented with the award. Rohit Sharma, 33, will become the fourth cricketer after Sachin Tendulkar , MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli to be conferred with the Khel Ratna . (more...)
IPL 2020: Dream11 named new title sponsor IPL 2020: Dream11 named new title sponsor
- Августа 18, 2020

In this league, there are a total of 8 teams. As of now, it has been decided that the first half of the extravaganza will be played behind closed doors. Dream11 outbid companies like Tata Sons, Unacademy and Byju's to bag the title sponsorship deal for the cash-rich league. It is learned Tata group, Reliance Jio, Patanjali, and Edu tech platforms Byjus and Unacademy were other bidders for the sponsorship. (more...)
Patrick Mahomes Crushes NBA Refs For Questionable Kristaps Porzingis Ejection (TWEET) Patrick Mahomes Crushes NBA Refs For Questionable Kristaps Porzingis Ejection (TWEET)
- Августа 18, 2020

The reigning Rookie of the Year's 42 points are the most in an National Basketball Association playoffs debut in league history. But it wasn't enough to overcome Kawhi Leonard and Paul George . "I think a lot of this game, I got to do way better than that". I hadn't been in that situation really and that was smart of [Morris] to kind of grab Luka and then get into his face and get a reaction out of me. (more...)
Joe Hart is poised to join Tottenham Hotspur Joe Hart is poised to join Tottenham Hotspur
- Августа 18, 2020

He will be Tottenham's second summer signing, after Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg. Paulo Gazzaniga has provided fairly reliable cover to Hugo Lloris in recent years, and it may be that Hart actually arrives as third choice, if he does sign. According to The Times, the North Londoners were said to have opted for Hart to complete their homegrown player quota. On paper at least, there will be enough matches for them all to play. (more...)
Shearer lined up for Newcastle return as part of fresh takeover bid Shearer lined up for Newcastle return as part of fresh takeover bid
- Августа 18, 2020

Newcastle United have begun talks with a Singapore-backed company over a potential takeover. Bellagraph Nova Group was co-founded by Singaporean cousins Nelson and Terence Loh and their business partner Evangeline Shen in 2008. "In addition to the engagement to the Newcastle Football Club and community, Bellagraph Nova Group enlisted help of England captain Alan Shearer and former player Michael Chopra". (more...)
Packers sign Kenny Clark to four-year, $70 million extension Packers sign Kenny Clark to four-year, $70 million extension
- Августа 18, 2020

The deal would make Clark the highest paid nose tackle in National Football League history. He earned his first Pro Bowl bid after starting every game last season and notching 62 tackles and six sacks. Clark, 24, has 193 tackles, 16.5 sacks and four fumble recoveries in 60 career games (46 starts). You know, the masks, everything that were doing, theyre serious about getting us ready to be able to play and keeping us healthy. (more...)