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Anthony Joshua: 'I will not be giving Deontay Wilder a bonus' Anthony Joshua: 'I will not be giving Deontay Wilder a bonus'
- April 05, 2018

Wilder has repeatedly spoken of his desire to face Joshua and, in a post-fight interview with Sky Sports, the Briton was asked if he had a message for his rival. Joshua said he did not condone comments Wilder is now under investigation by the WBC for after he stated he wants "a body" on his fight record. "I want Wilder. (more...)
Australian Rugby Claims God Will Send Gay People To Australian Rugby Claims God Will Send Gay People To "Hell"
- April 05, 2018

Unless they repent their sins and turn to God ". Australian rugby superstar Israel Folau has again caused an uproar on social media with another homophobic slur. Understandably his now deleted comment, has not gone down well. A Rugby Australia spokesperson said the organisation did not support Folau's views and they didn't reflect the views of Rugby Australia , which stands behind its 2014 Inclusion Policy. (more...)
Joanna Jedrzejczyk Says One Loss Was Not The End Of The World Joanna Jedrzejczyk Says One Loss Was Not The End Of The World
- April 05, 2018

Heading into their first fight, at UFC 217 in November, Jedrzejczyk was on the verge of tying Ronda Rousey's record for the most title defenses in women's UFC history with six. the weight cut just killed my brain. I want people to see me as a human, that I was not only born for being at the top. It's the story of my life, it's part of my life and I'm enjoying this process. (more...)
Arsene Wenger delivers Alexandre Lacazette update ahead of Arsenal v CSKA Moscow Arsene Wenger delivers Alexandre Lacazette update ahead of Arsenal v CSKA Moscow
- April 05, 2018

Super happy Wenger said Lacazette is fit to start. Arsenal have been boosted by the return to fitness of Alexandre Lacazette as they attempt to reach the final four of a European competition for the first time since 2008-09. Aubameyang recently missed from the spot in Arsenal's 3-0 loss to Manchester City, and he admitted he did feel pressure when taking the first penalty. (more...)
Masters: Tom Watson, 68, claims remarkable win in Par 3 contest Masters: Tom Watson, 68, claims remarkable win in Par 3 contest
- April 05, 2018

The 28-year-old appeared to dislocate his ankle in the fall and could be seen popping it back into place before getting to his feet. Victory for Watson also ensures that the record of no player winning the Par 3 contest and the main tournament in the same year will continue, as Watson competed in his final Masters two years ago. (more...)
Obituaries for April 2 Obituaries for April 2
- April 05, 2018

Ziegler Funeral Home of Athens has been entrusted with the care of Addie Jean Wood. Ruby worked for many years at the Cozad hospital as the head cook. Wood. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. She is also survived by her mother, Leola Peterson, her siblings Cheryl (Pat) Quick, Shirley (Roger) Horton, Carlton (Margot) Peterson, Karen (Richard) Quick, Becky (Ed) Cole, Peggy (Joe) Aguallo, Royal Peterson, and Wanda Blacksmith Peacock and numerous nieces and nephews. (more...)
Johnny Manziel gets taste of his own medicine at Spring League practice Johnny Manziel gets taste of his own medicine at Spring League practice
- April 05, 2018

While it's curious for Manziel to be pointing the finger at others given his track record, the quarterback told Patrick that he would look for a chance in the CFL if one in the National Football League doesn't materialize. "It just takes one to take a little bit of a chance", Manziel said, according to Perloff . "COMPLETELY different situation. It's all about the right fit and mine in Cleveland wasn't right. (more...)
Julian Edelman helped to prevent a potential school shooting Julian Edelman helped to prevent a potential school shooting
- April 05, 2018

Belson noted Edelman contacted his assistant in Boston , who found the comment that read, "I'm going to shoot my school up watch the news". Less than two weeks after Danny Amendola left the Patriots for the Dolphins, Julian Edelman shared a picture of himself and his former teammate hanging out at the Parlor Room - a bar on Rainey Street in Austin, Texas. (more...)
Mohamed Salah can destroy any defence, says Liverpool teammate Virgil van Dijk Mohamed Salah can destroy any defence, says Liverpool teammate Virgil van Dijk
- April 04, 2018

The attacker has been in superb form himself of late, scoring another crucial goal for the Reds away at Palace on Saturday lunchtime, meaning he now has 15 goals in all competitions this campaign. I have no idea. I could have been lucky but it's part of football. Former Liverpool midfielder Murphy believes the right call was made, telling Match of the Day : "I thought the referee got this right". (more...)
Dr. J: Simmons: Simmons could be a once-in-a-lifetime player Dr. J: Simmons: Simmons could be a once-in-a-lifetime player
- April 04, 2018

That starts tonight in a home game against the red-hot Philadelphia 76ers . "Sometimes you have to just figure out a way to win", Tolliver said. All we know are the facts of the matter, and the facts indicate that the Jazz would have been about a 34-win team over the course of a full season if we extrapolate that 24-game sample out over a full year. (more...)
Robert Griffin III gets another chance in the NFL, signing with Ravens Robert Griffin III gets another chance in the NFL, signing with Ravens
- April 04, 2018

Robert Griffin III is back in the NFL after agreeing to a one-year contract with a franchise a little over 30 miles from where he had his greatest success in the league. He made the Pro Bowl and All-Rookie team in 2012, but injuries derailed his career . But Griffin suffered a knee injury at the end of that season, and it eventually led to his benching in Washington. (more...)
Henderson: Salah just like Suarez for Liverpool players Henderson: Salah just like Suarez for Liverpool players
- April 04, 2018

City and Liverpool have played each other 207 times since their first game in 1893 when the Citizens were called Ardwick - however, Tuesday's clash marks the first time the clubs meet in Europe. The game pits De Bruyne against Mohamed Salah , his main rival for the player of the year award. "No-one expected it but he hit the ground running and Liverpool are an attacking force with the way the front three work together but the way he did is unbelievable". (more...)
Champion Villanova Wildcats will be celebrated with parade in Philadelphia Thursday Champion Villanova Wildcats will be celebrated with parade in Philadelphia Thursday
- April 04, 2018

She described the celebration as a big pep rally. Philadelphia police used oil and later hydraulic fluid during the Eagles' successful Super Bowl run to deter celebrating fans from climbing poles and possibly injuring themselves or others. (more...)
Arsene Wenger expects packed stadium again for Europa League Arsene Wenger expects packed stadium again for Europa League
- April 04, 2018

The Gunners are now sixth in the Premier League and 13 points adrift of rivals Tottenham- who occupy the last Champions League spot. Arsene Wenger says Alexandre Lacazette is ready to start against CSKA Moscow on Thursday. "Russian teams have a good football culture". The squad appeared to be in good spirits 24 hours before the game and looked fiercely competitive as they squared off in the friendly challenge. (more...)
Ex-England captain Wilkins dies aged 61: Chelsea Ex-England captain Wilkins dies aged 61: Chelsea
- April 04, 2018

A statement from the 61-year-old's family confirmed that he passed away this morning. Wilkins won 84 England caps between 1976 and 1986, retiring from club football after leaving Leyton Orient in 1997. "No teammate was more helpful and supportive". Ex-England winger Chris Waddle: "So sorry to hear about Ray Wilkins a great player and a true gentleman RIP". (more...)
De Bruyne reveals his Player of the Year vote went to Salah De Bruyne reveals his Player of the Year vote went to Salah
- April 04, 2018

Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne has named free-scoring Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah as his PFA Player of the Year, the Daily Mail reports. "He can make the difference every time he wants to", he explained. "They are the four best players consistently this year". 'I am very happy with myself, I am very pleased with how I have played, I didn't expect to be this good this season, to be honest'. (more...)
Threes are wild as Villanova Kansas Threes are wild as Villanova Kansas
- April 04, 2018

Villanova. The Wildcats shoot 3-pointers like no other, play suffocating defense and have that look — the one they had winning a national title two years ago. "Just always let us feel them". "That's all we've worked for is to be the best team we can be". "It doesn't excuse bad shots". The result? Kansas' 10.1 made 3s per game is easily the highest of Self's 15-year tenure. (more...)
LeBron, Cavaliers down East-leading Raptors again LeBron, Cavaliers down East-leading Raptors again
- April 04, 2018

The Raptors (55-22) and the Celtics (53-24) are engaged in a two-team battle for the top seed in the Eastern Conference, and will face one another in Toronto on Wednesday. In addition to James and Calderon, power forward Kevin Love gave the Cavaliers a double-double of 18 points and 15 rebounds, and on the way to the 18, he sunk four of his eight attempts from the field, and all four of those makes came from beyond the arc. (more...)
West Brom midfielder Gareth Barry bags contract extension West Brom midfielder Gareth Barry bags contract extension
- April 04, 2018

The Premier League's basement club find themselves rooted to the bottom of the table, 10 points adrift of safety, and there seems to be an inevitability about their impending relegation. McCarthy is set to leave Ipswich at the end of the season. The players - Gareth Barry , Jonny Evans, Jake Livermore and Boaz Myhill - were questioned by police but not arrested. (more...)
Real Madrid ready shock attempt to sign £60m Chelsea forward
- April 04, 2018

After a bright start to life in the Premier League, he began to struggle and he only scored his first goal of the year in the 2-1 win over Leicester on March 18. Morata missed out on a place in Julen Lopetegui's Spain squad, who performed impressively in a 1-1 draw against Germany last week before demolishing Argentina 6-1 on Tuesday. (more...)

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