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Novak Djokovic: 'It felt like it was my first match on Tour' Novak Djokovic: 'It felt like it was my first match on Tour'
- March 12, 2018

Novak Djokovic has failed to impress in his return to the tour at Indian Wells but Roger Federer escaped a minor scare to progress to the third round. "But it's not easy to deal with this kind of frustrations after injuries or when you always be the favorite to win a tournament, you come here and you lose in first round". (more...)
Cardinals to cut Adrian Peterson — Free agency roundup Cardinals to cut Adrian Peterson — Free agency roundup
- March 12, 2018

That included a 134-yard performance on October 15 and a 159-yard performance on November 5. At age 32, and 33 when the 2018 season starts, Peterson isn't exactly a hot commodity and his style a play is more 1998 than 2018. The Cardinals acquired Peterson several weeks after starter David Johnson suffered a Week 1 wrist injury, which ruled him out for the rest of the season. (more...)
Chargers extend Casey Hayward Chargers extend Casey Hayward
- March 12, 2018

Although Hayward still had one more year on his contract, the Chargers decided after a big season in 2017 to lock him up for two years beyond 2018. Hayward had one year remaining on his contract. During the 2016 season when the Chargers were back in San Diego, Hayward led the entire National Football League in interceptions with seven picks for 102 yards and one touchdown, 20 pass deflections, and 58 total tackles. (more...)
RB Leipzig's Timo Werner tells Liverpool and RB Leipzig's Timo Werner tells Liverpool and
- March 12, 2018

The 22-year-old Germany global has attracted interest from major clubs in Europe. The Germany global has caught the eye with 17 goals in 35 appearances in his second season at RB Leipzig , adding to his 21 strikes last term. Indeed, Werner indicated earlier this week that he would like to play in England at some point in his career, hinting at an interest in a potential switch to Old Trafford. (more...)
1st ODI: Bolton, spinners set up Australia women's crushing win over India 1st ODI: Bolton, spinners set up Australia women's crushing win over India
- March 12, 2018

An electric 100 not out from opener Nicole Bolton set up Australia's victory in just 32.1 overs as they chased down the target of 200 easily. While Perry kept cool and rotated strike in her knock of 25 not out, Bolton put the long handle to great use as the Indians watched on, contemplating their game plan for the next contest on March 15. (more...)
Ben Stokes pleads not guilty to affray Ben Stokes pleads not guilty to affray
- March 12, 2018

Stokes has already missed the Ashes, having been charged along with two other men - Ryan Ali and Ryan Hale - following an incident in Bristol in September, when he was arrested during a night out after the one-day worldwide against West Indies. (more...)
Van Dijk relishing first taste of 'massive' rivalry Van Dijk relishing first taste of 'massive' rivalry
- March 12, 2018

That was the sign for it but it doesn't mean we only spend in this [expensive] category. He needs to fit in the team, that's why we paid the price [for Van Dijk]. We want to win the game - just like the fans, we want to do everything that's possible to win it. "I've not been here for long, but I feel like we can beat anyone", he told the official Liverpool website. (more...)
Syracuse Players Get Emotional After Learning They Made NCAA Tournament Syracuse Players Get Emotional After Learning They Made NCAA Tournament
- March 12, 2018

It was a rare scene at Schollmaier Arena when the selections were announced at 5 p.m. The game will be televised on truTV. TCU earned a six seed and will open against Arizona State or Syracuse Friday in the Detroit regional. It worked out well for the Orange the last time around. For Syracuse to repeat that performance they will have to go through some tough teams. The Sun Devils were ranked as high as third in the nation after marquee wins against Kansas (the top seed in the Midwest), ... (more...)
Golden State rules Stephen Curry out for Sunday's game at Target Center Golden State rules Stephen Curry out for Sunday's game at Target Center
- March 12, 2018

At one point dropping 14 points in a row, Durant seamed unstoppable on the court, and explained how he felt the need to be particularly aggressive thanks to Curry's absence. Portland led 61-52 at the half. Rose, who signed with Minnesota on Thursday, averaged 9.8 points with the Cavaliers this season. Even so, young players are bound to make mistakes. (more...)
Talib is Rejuvenated by Rams Move Talib is Rejuvenated by Rams Move
- March 12, 2018

That allowed the Rams to swing a deal for the five-time Pro Bowl corner, which also opened the door for the 49ers to sign Sherman. With that market . Even with Talib's preferences, a trade to San Francisco was a long shot . In seven National Football League seasons, Sherman has won a Super Bowl, made four Pro Bowls and been named a first-team All-Pro on three occasions. (more...)
Oklahoma's NCAA Tournament bid sparks mix of celebration, controversy Oklahoma's NCAA Tournament bid sparks mix of celebration, controversy
- March 12, 2018

That gave them an advantage over numerous other teams on the bubble. The Sooners will be facing Rhode Island in Pittsburgh for the first round of the tournament Thursday. The #16 Rhode Island Rams won the regular season Atlantic Ten championship before falling 58-57 in the conference title game to the Davidson Wildcats. (more...)
From hell to heaven in a week - Wenger salutes Cech's penalty heroics From hell to heaven in a week - Wenger salutes Cech's penalty heroics
- March 12, 2018

Defeat keeps Watford 10th and nine points clear of the relegation zone. Iwobi made his 19th PL appearance of the season, while goalkeeper Petr Cech kept his 200th clean sheet in the league. With runaway leaders Manchester City on course for a third Premier League title, second place is the best the chasing pack can hope for and United moved five points ahead of Liverpool.United stifled Liverpool's exhilarating attack early on at Old Trafford and raced into a two-goal lead with 24 minutes on ... (more...)
March Madness Odds: Villanova favored to Win NCAA Tournament 3/11/18 March Madness Odds: Villanova favored to Win NCAA Tournament 3/11/18
- March 12, 2018

But the program has been known as much for its early NCAA exits as it has for a 159-21 record with four Big East regular-season titles in the last five seasons. Speculation circulated last week that Louisville would turn down an offer to play in the NIT, but interim athletic director Vince Tyra shot that idea down and said UofL would accept such an invitation. (more...)
Indian Wells: Serena and Venus Williams to meet in third round Indian Wells: Serena and Venus Williams to meet in third round
- March 12, 2018

The sisters will resume their longtime rivalry on Monday. Serena leads Venus 17-11 all time and has won eight of their last nine meetings, most recently the Australian Open final a year ago. Already pregnant during her win in Melbourne, which made it 17 wins in 28 meetings against her sibling, Williams was hoping to play someone else in the third round in California, but has come to terms with her opponent. (more...)
Karachi to host West Indies for T20 series, says Sethi Karachi to host West Indies for T20 series, says Sethi
- March 12, 2018

Karachi will also host the PSL final on 25 March, while Lahore will host two play-off games on 20 and 21 March. West Indies will play all three of next month's Twenty20 Internationals in Karachi instead of Lahore, a move created to put the cosmopolitan southeastern city "back on the cricket map". (more...)
Chhetri guides BFC to final Chhetri guides BFC to final
- March 12, 2018

After the 3-1 loss in the second leg of the Indian Super League semi-final dumped them out of the competition, FC Pune City coach congratulated Bengaluru FC on the aggregate win and qualifying for the ISL final. "Apart from being a great player, he's an unbelievable person as well". The Spaniard though pointed out that this is a team game and reaching the final in their first season in the ISL is credit to the backroom staff as well as the squad. (more...)
Shami's kin reach out to wife's lawyer to settle outside court Shami's kin reach out to wife's lawyer to settle outside court
- March 12, 2018

Jahan previously alleged that while the rest of the team returned to India from South Africa, Shami checked in a Dubai hotel with a Pakistani woman on February 18 before returning to India the next day. Hasin said on earlier occasions, whenever she had tried to raise these issues, Shami had skirted them. "His relatives used to torture me and therefore I have now made a decision to expose him and have lodged a complaint with the Kolkata police". (more...)
Shahid Afridi Gives Batsman Rude Send-Off, Later Apologises On Twitter Shahid Afridi Gives Batsman Rude Send-Off, Later Apologises On Twitter
- March 12, 2018

The veteran Pakistan all-rounder finished with impressive figures of 4-1-18-3 - all three clean-bowled - as Kings clinched a 63-run win over Sultans. It is the Badar wicket though which saw the fiery side of Afridi as he showed the 19-year old Pakistani batsman the way back to the dressing room. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp has Jurgen Klopp has "no problem" with Jose Mourinho tactics
- March 12, 2018

JURGEN KLOPP , Liverpool boss., lamenting their poor finishing. We don't think the booing will keep either Mourinho or McTominay up at night, mind. Mohamed Salah, in particular, took a long time before he started to carry any real menace and it was unusual as well for Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane to be so ineffective. (more...)
Chelsea face uphill battle against Barcelona in the Champions League Chelsea face uphill battle against Barcelona in the Champions League
- March 12, 2018

Chelsea will need to show similar grit and determination to progress in this round as well because the stakes are much higher this time around. Morata? Giroud? Only Antonio Conte can say for sure, but all Chelsea fans will be hoping for a more attacking side than the one that showed up against Man City a week ago. (more...)

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