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Giant-slaying Kasatkina upstages Venus to reach Indian Wells final Giant-slaying Kasatkina upstages Venus to reach Indian Wells final
- March 18, 2018

She did it for the second time in Indian Wells , winning their third round match 6-4, 6-3. She owns wins over all four current Grand Slam titleholders in the a year ago. "You don't get used to losses, ever". Williams rallied from 3-1 down to win the first set. The Romanian was clearly not at her best but the second set performance was just embarrassing for the world number 1, giving up literally before the set has even started and that certainly wasn't the best example she could give to her ... (more...)
Celtic boss Rodgers: Liverpool v Man City pick of Champions League quarters Celtic boss Rodgers: Liverpool v Man City pick of Champions League quarters
- March 18, 2018

If the Champions League draw hardly delighted Klopp, he suspected City were not too happy either and took a dim view of the likely rescheduling of the Liverpool derby against Everton as a outcome. "We know each other very well, they are a very offensive team, the truth is it is going to be a great couple of games and we are going to see good football". (more...)
Alexis dropped and Pogba remains on bench for FA Cup test Alexis dropped and Pogba remains on bench for FA Cup test
- March 18, 2018

There wasn't a lot of danger coming from Chris Hughton's side but there was a warning after 32 minutes when captain Lewis Dunk powered a header that needed a pair of strong gloves from Sergio Romero to keep the effort out. Manchester United: Romero 6, Valencia 5, Smalling 6, Bailly 5, Shaw 4, Matic 8, McTominay 6, Mata 4, Lingard 4, Martial 5, Lukaku 6. So United are still in with a chance of a trophy, but have no excuse for how ploddingly and unimaginatively they play, while ... (more...)
Jose Mourinho slams Man United's 'lack of personality' after FA Cup win Jose Mourinho slams Man United's 'lack of personality' after FA Cup win
- March 18, 2018

Alexis Sanchez started on the bench for the first time since his January arrival, with Paul Pogba another among the substitutes. He added: "We didn't play as I wanted them to play; we didn't play as I prepared the team to play". The flawless Manchester United player has quality and personality and is consistent. Although Mourinho did not single out individuals for criticism, Shaw's withdrawal for Ashley Young at half-time was a sign the United manager remains doubtful over the ... (more...)
Danny Woodhead Retires from NFL After 10-Year Career Danny Woodhead Retires from NFL After 10-Year Career
- March 18, 2018

Woodhead began his National Football League career with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2008. Woodhead finishes his career with 2,238 rushing yards and 15 touchdowns on the ground, but he was often used as more of a pass-catching back than a primary runner during his time on the field. (more...)
Men's College Basketball Roundup: Syracuse sends Sun Devils home Men's College Basketball Roundup: Syracuse sends Sun Devils home
- March 18, 2018

The Tigers started the season 0-13 against a rough schedule and didn't win a game until January 1. Tournament talk has permeated social media and Big 12 message boards all season, but coach Jamie Dixon is heading back to the tournament at record speed. (more...)
Colts Releasing Defensive Lineman Johnathan Hankins Colts Releasing Defensive Lineman Johnathan Hankins
- March 18, 2018

On Saturday, after already agreeing to a massive trade of draft picks with the Jets , the Colts went ahead and made a surprising personnel move that serves as yet another reminder that the massive contracts players get in free agency aren't always what they appear to be. (more...)
Sex abuse claims first test for New Zealand PM Ardern Sex abuse claims first test for New Zealand PM Ardern
- March 17, 2018

Police said they had begun an investigation into the allegations made to them and that the first step would be to assess information available to them to determine what is required from an investigation perspective. He's just as culpable for the party's decisions in the matter as Kirton, if not more so. Labour MP Liz Craig was at the event that night. The advice I had is these young people need to make the choices themselves about who they tell. (more...)
Thompson defends ex-Liverpool teammate Carragher over spit storm Thompson defends ex-Liverpool teammate Carragher over spit storm
- March 18, 2018

Before Sky speak to Carragher about his future, they want to see that the former England worldwide has taken steps to address what could be regarded as anger-management issues. In a statement, Sky Sports said it has taken the decision to bench the 40-year-old pundit following an internal review of the incident. The man can then be heard shouting: "Unlucky Jamie, lad". (more...)
Penn State beats Notre Dame to advance to NIT quarterfinals Penn State beats Notre Dame to advance to NIT quarterfinals
- March 18, 2018

Full stats can be FOUND HERE . Tony Carr led the way with 24 points, while Josh Reaves added 18 points and nine rebounds . Colson led the Irish with seven points and eight rebounds while Carr had nine points and four rebounds for Penn State . (more...)
Daria Kasatkina battles past Venus Williams to enter Indian Wells final Daria Kasatkina battles past Venus Williams to enter Indian Wells final
- March 17, 2018

With Venus Williams showing her skills at both the baseline and at the net with her wingspan covering the court for a neat pick-up volley victor, we were being treated to a match that may have been worthy of a final. Daria Kasatkina , asked for her coach's suggestions and Dehaes gave her another instant classic. World number 19 Kasatkina overcame 2017 US Open champion Sloane Stephens in the third round, before beating January's Australian Open victor and world number two Caroline Wozniacki. (more...)
Lambert rues Everton's 'offside' opener in costly Stoke City defeat Lambert rues Everton's 'offside' opener in costly Stoke City defeat
- March 17, 2018

Stoke City can not let Monday's 2-0 Premier League defeat by runaway leaders Manchester City define their season and must seek a response when they play Everton this weekend, manager Paul Lambert has said. reports Goal . But things turned sour for Lambert's side on the half-hour mark when his gamble to play Charlie Adam backfired as the Scotsman lunged in on Wayne Rooney , leaving referee Martin Atkinson no choice but to show Adam red - a decision which Lambert sympathised with ... (more...)
Bevin Calls Teachers 'Selfish' And 'Ignorant' For Pension Protests Bevin Calls Teachers 'Selfish' And 'Ignorant' For Pension Protests
- March 17, 2018

Thayer said that coming to an agreement on SB 1 is dependent on more than just Senate votes. Osborne said Wednesday that the governor deserves credit for seeking greatly increased state funding to support the pension plans. "I have not seen the exact comments of what was said today, I've only heard bits and pieces of them, but if they are as I've been told, I think they're inappropriate and I think that they show a lack of understanding of the people who are impacting the lives of our ... (more...)
Barcelona will have to sweat to beat Roma - Totti Barcelona will have to sweat to beat Roma - Totti
- March 17, 2018

The Citizens will take on Liverpool in their own quarter-final tie, with the Reds being one of only two teams to defeat Manchester City so far this season - the other being Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League group stages. And, along with LaLiga side Sevilla, the Giallorossi were seen by many as the weakest of the potential opponents in Friday's draw. It's different on the pitch. (more...)
Yogi Adityanath says overconfidence, complacency lost BJP Uttar Pradesh bypolls
- March 17, 2018

The Shiv Sena reminded the BJP that it happens when one snap ties with friends and it had happened with Congress too. "Why should we jump to announce support when the BJP doesn't care about us?" The Sena has 18 Lok Sabha members. "The BJP chief has set out to reverse the sentiments among the party workers since they have been talked about having been unhappy with the functioning of the state unit of the party", sources close to the BJP chief said. (more...)
Anthony Joshua not interested in 'hype' from Deontay Wilder Anthony Joshua not interested in 'hype' from Deontay Wilder
- March 17, 2018

Speaking to Boxing Social , he said: "Joshua has got to watch what he is doing because you can't just walk into Parker - he has good power". "I was anxious but he showed the heart of a champion and he showed that he wants to stay at the top for a long time and he came back", Parker revealed. (more...)
Michigan State heads into NCAA Tournament looking to put it all together Michigan State heads into NCAA Tournament looking to put it all together
- March 17, 2018

A year after reaching the Big Dance, the Wildcats and Gophers suffered injuries that sunk them to the bottom half of the league after being ranked in the top 25 preseason poll. There are about 10-12 teams that we can see having a legitimate shot at the national championship , but at the same time no clear favorite. "As we keep saying to him all year long, just be more aggressive". (more...)
Mohamed Salah praises Liverpool teammates after four-goal haul against Watord Mohamed Salah praises Liverpool teammates after four-goal haul against Watord
- March 17, 2018

The well-taken strike was Salah's 25th in England's top flight this term, to go with seven in the Champions League and one in the FA Cup . After reaching the right byline, Salah stopped and fired a cross into the box, and Firmino, who appeared to overrun the ball, leapt and managed to slot it past Orestis Karnezis with the inside of his right leg. (more...)
Eddie Jones: England's Six Nations losing streak only natural Eddie Jones: England's Six Nations losing streak only natural
- March 17, 2018

When you're England and you're trying to stop Ireland from clinching a Grand Slam at Twickenham, you'll do anything possible to get an edge. "We gave them too many penalties at the beginning of the game which allowed them to gain such a big lead". (more...)
Kasatkina ends Venus Williams final dream Kasatkina ends Venus Williams final dream
- March 17, 2018

In succession, Kasatkina defeated US Open champion Sloane Stephens, Australian Open victor Caroline Wozniacki, two-time major victor Angelique Kerber in the quarterfinals and Friday night 37-year-old seven-time major champion Venus Williams in the semifinals. (more...)

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