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Chris Gayle smashes a 121-metres long six off Liam Plunkett Chris Gayle smashes a 121-metres long six off Liam Plunkett
- February 23, 2019

Cricket West Indies (CWI) are adamant it is not a stress fracture. Root, the Test captain who finally came good with a hundred in the last innings of the three-match series in St Lucia just over a week earlier, also got to three figures against the University of the West Indies Vice-Chancellor's XI last Sunday and tapped into that rich vein of form once more. (more...)
Steve Stricker confirmed as USA captain for 2020 Ryder Cup Steve Stricker confirmed as USA captain for 2020 Ryder Cup
- February 23, 2019

PGA of America President Suzy Whaley today announced that Steve Stricker will serve as the United States Ryder Cup Team Captain for the 43rd Ryder Cup, which will be played September 22-27, 2020 at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin. (more...)
Khabib Responds To Rumours That GSP Is Set To Retire From UFC Khabib Responds To Rumours That GSP Is Set To Retire From UFC
- February 23, 2019

The man who maybe the greatest mixed martial arts fighter is expected to call it quits, but the fighter who is might be the best one right now says fight me before you ride into the sunset. "It takes a lot of discipline to become and stay champion", said St-Pierre. A three-time welterweight champion, GSP holds the third-longest individual UFC title reign of 2,064 days. (more...)
Daniel Ricciardo completes first laps as a Renault driver Daniel Ricciardo completes first laps as a Renault driver
- February 22, 2019

He avoided putting the auto into the wall, but the repairs that were needed meant he was unable to return to the track to finish his half-day testing session before teammate Nico Hulkenberg took over in the afternoon. Obviously, I had wins, it wasn't always bad, but I thought that now maybe if the next phase with Honda doesn't work, it's just going to potentially be more risky for my happiness with the team and everyone's motivation. (more...)
Harden rips ref Scott Foster after fouling out vs. Lakers Harden rips ref Scott Foster after fouling out vs. Lakers
- February 22, 2019

The Lakers (29-29) lost their way in the third quarter, trailing by as many as 19 points. James Harden passed Wilt Chamberlain for the second longest 30-point-plus streak in National Basketball Association history, but the Houston star fouled out in the 4th quarter and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Houston Rockets , 111-106, in the National Basketball Association on Thursday, February 21 (Friday, February 22, Manila time ). (more...)
Cardinals Awarded Four Compensatory Draft Picks For 2019 Cardinals Awarded Four Compensatory Draft Picks For 2019
- February 22, 2019

All told, the National Football League awarded 32 compensatory picks to 15 teams Friday, with the Panthers receiving the fifth-highest compensatory pick among the seven third-round selections awarded. Gutekunst added the extra picks through trades. Factors are salary, playing time and postseason honors. Under the rules for compensatory draft selections, a team losing more or better compensatory free agents ("CFA") than it acquires in the previous year is eligible to receive compensatory ... (more...)
Former Los Angeles Dodgers Star Pitcher Has Died Former Los Angeles Dodgers Star Pitcher Has Died
- February 22, 2019

The Dodgers released a statement this morning announcing Newcombe's passing. He was one of three men Dodgers president Branch Rickey considered when deciding who would be the first Black player in the majors, according to the Los Angeles Times . (more...)
Hattrick chasing Svitolina joins Halep, Kvitova in Dubai quarters Hattrick chasing Svitolina joins Halep, Kvitova in Dubai quarters
- February 22, 2019

The Romanian will play her quarter-final against a charged-up Belinda Bencic , who saved seven match points before converting the first of her own to beat Aryna Sabalenka 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (9/7). 1 who became the first Asian to reach the summit of the rankings. "When I was 0-2 down, I told myself, 'C'mon, you are here to make history of the tournament'". (more...)
'It would not surprise me' if Patriots want Kaepernick, his lawyer says 'It would not surprise me' if Patriots want Kaepernick, his lawyer says
- February 22, 2019

Later, after reports that Antonio Brown has agreed to part ways with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Charles and Terez run through some potential AB landing spots including the Cowboys, Patriots, 49ers, Raiders, Packers and Lions (17:35). "It's the biggest pile of bull-dingy ever. These are great young men", Tepper told CNBC Sept. 13. Geragos though straight up did say he believes the Panthers could sign Kaepernick. (more...)
Todd Gurley ‘more hurt’ than initially thought, says Rams’ C.J. Anderson Todd Gurley ‘more hurt’ than initially thought, says Rams’ C.J. Anderson
- February 22, 2019

Rams coach Sean McVay said after the Super Bowl that he did not expect Gurley to undergo any knee procedures during the offseason. But, Gurley finished with just 10 carries for 35 yards and one reception for -1 yard, which came following the NFC championship game when he had just four carries for 10 yards. (more...)
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft facing prostitution charges in Florida New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft facing prostitution charges in Florida
- February 22, 2019

Police said the State Attorney's Office is working on the warrant. Officials said that there is video evidence from body cam video and surveillance of Kraft committing a sex act on at least two separate occasions roughly "a month ago". Police say Kraft will receive a notice in the mail if he lives in Palm Beach County. He is reportedly worth $6.6 billion, according to Forbes.com, and does own property in Palm Beach. (more...)
'There's no tears': UFC legend Georges St-Pierre formally announces MMA retirement 'There's no tears': UFC legend Georges St-Pierre formally announces MMA retirement
- February 22, 2019

He vacated the belt to take a sabbatical from the octagon but returned to the UFC in November 2017, when he wrenched the middleweight title from Briton's Michael Bisping at Madison Square Garden in NY. St-Pierre gave up the 185-pound crown a month later, citing his ulcerative colitis. Despite limited activity, he is eighth in the UFC's pound-for-pound rankings. (more...)
India faces sanctions after Pakistanis fail to get World Cup visas India faces sanctions after Pakistanis fail to get World Cup visas
- February 22, 2019

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has also weighed in on the topic, suggesting the World Cup would struggle to go on without India's participation, as quoted by the Times of India . "The information we have got from the Indian government is that their visa process is underway". "India have so far beaten Pakistan every time in a World Cup, so we are actually conceding two points when by beating Pakistan, we could make sure that they don't advance in the competition. (more...)
Itoje in contention for Wales clash - Mitchell Itoje in contention for Wales clash - Mitchell
- February 22, 2019

Courtney Lawes hammered into Nathan Hughes, Kyle Sinckler smashed Luke Cowan-Dickie and Jamie George also exhibited his tackling technique. The last two meetings at the Principality Stadium have seen the visitors win 21-16 so England will be full of belief heading into this weekend. (more...)
Opening ceremony performers ready to dazzle at Dubai Opening ceremony performers ready to dazzle at Dubai
- February 22, 2019

A total of 34 matches will be played out of which 26 will be held in the UAE and eight in home country Pakistan . "Between me and the Pakistan Cricket Board, we tried our hardest to get over to Dubai ". Junoon, Aima Baig, Shuja Haider, Fawad Khan and Young Desi spoke to a packed press conference room. The opening ceremony will be followed by the first match of the PSL-4 between Islamabad United and Lahore Qalandars . (more...)
Pelicans to Ask NBA Again About Benching Anthony Davis Pelicans to Ask NBA Again About Benching Anthony Davis
- February 22, 2019

Initially, the Los Angeles Lakers were touted to be the favorite to land Anthony Davis before the trade deadline hits. Where the Celtics stand does not change despite what Anthony Davis said over the weekend in regards to the long-term play. (more...)
Pressure? I don't worry about it, says Ferrari's Leclerc Pressure? I don't worry about it, says Ferrari's Leclerc
- February 22, 2019

They are probably not pushing and we are not either. On Wednesday, world champion Lewis Hamilton , Bottas' team-mate, said Ferrari were " very strong ", adding: "It appears they have a better package than past year, which means it will be a bigger challenge for us". (more...)
LGBT group severs links with Navratilova over transgender comments LGBT group severs links with Navratilova over transgender comments
- February 22, 2019

In a lengthy statement, prominent LGBTQ athletics advocacy group Athlete Ally confirmed that it has officially broke off its affiliation with Navratilova. Canadian cyclist Rachel McKinnon was 6ft tall and weighed more than 14 stone when he controversially won the women's Masters Track Cycling World Championships in October. (more...)
Chelsea banned from signing players for two transfer windows Chelsea banned from signing players for two transfer windows
- February 22, 2019

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee found that Chelsea violated article 19 of the Regulations, as well as numerous infringements related to player registration, leading to football's governing body issuing the Premier League side with a ban on registering new players for two consecutive transfer windows. (more...)
BCCI announces IPL 2019 schedule for first two weeks BCCI announces IPL 2019 schedule for first two weeks
- February 22, 2019

However, Delhi Capitals (DC) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will play five matches each. Every side will play a minimum of two home and two away matches except for Delhi and RCB. A total of 17 matches will be played during the first two weeks period across the eight home venues of the respective franchises. However, the governing body of the IPL has also said that the changes in the dates of the tournament are possible because the country will have to hold Lok Sabha elections this ... (more...)

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