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by | April 01, 2018 | 02:30

The 2018 Silver Boot Series Presented by the Texas Lottery begins with a season-opening four-game series between the Houston Astros and Texas Rangers , March 29-April 1 at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Petersburg, Fla. Rangers manager Jeff Banister said he likes opening the season against baseball's best. Stephanie and her father were the first ones through the home plate gates when they opened at 11:30 a.m.

by | April 01, 2018 | 02:20

South Africa , 2-1 up in the series, were unchanged with fast bowler Morne Morkel playing his final Test match before he retires from global cricket. Australia are careering toward an innings defeat in the fourth and final Test of a horrid series.

by | April 01, 2018 | 01:55

Colin de Grandhomme and BJ Watling combined for a 142-run sixth-wicket partnership to drag New Zealand out of a mighty hole on day two of the second cricket test match against England . Cook again failed to move his feet to the moving ball in the first innings of the second test and Boult exploited it when the opener did not get forward to negate a delivery that pitched on middle and cannoned into off stump.

by | March 31, 2018 | 15:33

He has started four games on the bench since then, including the last two. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has refuted suggestions that he spoke to France coach Didier Deschamps about Paul Pogba and his recent performances.

by | March 31, 2018 | 15:30

Liverpool have lost just twice in their last 22 league matches, but with a Champions League quarter-final first leg date against Manchester City next week it will be fascinating to see if Salah is given the full 90 minutes or is rested.

by | March 31, 2018 | 15:26

As the Rockies' closer, Holland came roaring back, racking up 41 saves last season to help the team make it to the post-season for the first time since 2009. Before this move, they were going to use Dominic Leone or Luke Gregerson in the closer role. Holland is in a different class when healthy. The former Kansas City Royals closer, Holland has 186 career saves and a 2.60 ERA in seven years in Major League Baseball.

by | March 31, 2018 | 15:03

In his absence, Chadd Sayers was handed a debut in the fourth match. The injury comes as a big reverse to KKR as Starc would have added some serious teeth to their bowling attack. It is important to note that the West Indian all-rounder is coming back on the field after having served a one-year ban due to doping violation. Lynn, on the other hand, is expected to recover from his dislocated right shoulder - an injury he picked up during Australia's T20I tri-series final against New Zealand.

by | March 31, 2018 | 14:59

The striker suffered ankle ligament damage before the global break and Spurs said he would not be ready to return to training until April. MAURICIO POCHETTINO has told Dele Alli's critics: Lay off him if you want him to star for England at the World Cup.

by | March 31, 2018 | 14:51

Teachers in districts around the state joined that call to action in Frankfort, leading many other districts to join JCPS in closing down Friday. Part of the reason the House budget bill was more generous than the Senate bill was because it included a new tax increases on tobacco and prescription opioids, which were stripped out of the Senate bill .

by | March 31, 2018 | 14:49

Investigators say the gunman was a convicted felon impersonating a police officer. Austin said the details released regarding the case are quite limited because of the sensitivity around the issue and the ongoing investigation. Police say he is armed and unsafe. Meacham was taken to a local hospital Thursday but he died from his injuries, said Trooper Rob Austin with the Kentucky State Police.

by | March 31, 2018 | 14:19

The Huskies led 67-59 after Dangerfield knocked down a 3-pointer with seven minutes left in the fourth quarter. While the Huskies are Final Four fixtures, the Irish are back in the national semifinals for the first time since 2015. But as spectacular as the Irish were in the opening quarter UConn was better in the second. Collier led UConn with 24 points, and Azura Stevens added 19 points off the bench.

by | March 31, 2018 | 14:12

The visit of relegation-threatened Southampton marks the first league game at the London Stadium since West Ham's 3-0 defeat by Burnley this month, a match marred by pitch invasions and ugly scenes in the stands. "The supporters are right behind the team here and I still think they are right behind the team and I think they will show it as well. Nobody wants to witness scenes like those during the last home game, which were caused by a small minority".

by | March 31, 2018 | 13:19

King had formed a formidable 1-2 punch with long-time Oakland place kicker Sebastian Janikowski , who missed the 2017 regular season with an injury. The Raiders also announced the previously announced re-signing of free safety Reggie Nelson.

by | March 31, 2018 | 12:23

The 1966 edition in Jamaica threw up another female champion in the Track and Field event , as Violet Odogwu won Nigeria's first women's medal-a long jump which was also the first medal won by an African woman in the history of the Games. Australian High Commissioner Margaret Adamson on Wednesday hosted a reception for Pakistan's contingent heading to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).

by | March 31, 2018 | 12:21

They have many important players and worldwide players. With 10 goals , Morata is Chelsea's second-highest scorer in the Premier League this season behind Eden Hazard (11). I'm very happy that, in the last game, Alvaro scored an important goal for us and for him. "He's ready for an important final of the season for Chelsea and then for the chance to play in the World Cup".

by | March 31, 2018 | 12:21

The news comes after Giggs, who took charge as manager of the Wales national team earlier this year, banned his players from playing golf while on global duty, reported British tabloid, The Sun. Furthermore, there's another speculation surrounding the 28-year-old that "he does not want to remain at Madrid with Zinedine Zidane still there", which seems quite true in itself because of his regular absence from some of Los Blancos' crucial fixtures, despite being absolutely fit.

by | March 31, 2018 | 12:04

Sister Jean is far from the only Catholic going for glory at this Final Four. That effect is magnified on people like Sister Jean, who made sure to tell reporters at the end of her 15-minute press conference that they were all "great people" - just after she said she was having the most fun ever during her 98 years of life.

by | March 31, 2018 | 11:35

Ulster and Ireland stars Jackson, 26, and Olding, 25, were acquitted of rape. Blane McIlroy (26), of Royal Lodge Road, Belfast, had denied exposure, while Rory Harrison (25), of Manse Road, denied perverting the course of justice and withholding information.

by | March 31, 2018 | 11:02

Ronaldo has hit 21 goals in his last 11 Madrid appearances but the 33-year-old will not feature at the Estadio de Gran Canaria, with Las Palmas winless in seven league games. Buffon will lock horns with Ronaldo in the quarter-finals of the Champions League next month, and the veteran stopper has paid tribute to the "deadly" goal machine.

by | March 31, 2018 | 10:43

LESSERJuan Martin del Potro of Argentina in action against Milos Raonic of Canada during their quarterfinal match at the Miami Open tennis tournament on Key Biscayne, Miami, Florida, USA, 28 March 2018. "I have been feeling tight in all my body for the last couple of weeks... but when I get into the court I love to play tennis", said the world number six.

by | March 31, 2018 | 10:40

Bailly is a popular figure at Old Trafford, for his no-nonsense approach to defending has seen him emerge as the club's premier defender despite only being in his second season at the club and the African's social media posts have amused his teammates and fans in equal measure as well.

by | March 31, 2018 | 10:29

Friend told media today that after he saw Stannard fall to the ground, his instincts told him that the unprovoked attack could have been fatal and his next move was to chase down the alleged perpetrator. They said come back when you need to'. "I think the pleasing thing for the group is that they know that James is now going to be fine and as disappointing as it is that James will not be playing at the Comm Games, they know that his future's bright".

by | March 31, 2018 | 09:20

His final game against the Pelicans with the Utah Jazz was one to remember as he scored 30 points on 12-of-14 shooting and hit all four of his 3-point attempts. But even more so, Hill's defensive presence would be sorely missed if he's forced to sit out games. It's unclear if his injury was a serious one. He has seven 30-point games and a pair of 40-point efforts in that run.

by | March 31, 2018 | 09:18

And built models to exploit what we knew about them and target their inner demons. The political research company has been at the centre of a political firestorm this month after it was revealed that it had acquired the personal data of around 50 million Facebook users without their knowledge or consent.

by | March 31, 2018 | 08:41

And while you'd expect the top search for a Premier League footballer to be about his weekly wage, or maybe even some juicy transfer gossip... all people want to know is why Sterling runs the way he does. "We'll see tomorrow", said Guardiola. "Anything can happen but he knows how important he is to us". He may choose to rest Aguero for the game at Goodison Park ahead of the Champions League clash at Liverpool and opt for Gabriel Jesus , who scored the only goal in Brazil's victory ...

by | March 31, 2018 | 08:39

She had lost only four of her past 26 semi-finals but Azarenka seemed resigned to her fate, a wayward forehand sealing victory for Stephens, who let out a roar of delight at reaching her first final since her US Open triumph last September.

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:22

A key finding was that Bancroft had in fact used sandpaper to rough up the ball in the third test at Newlands, and not sticky tape as he stated, though Sutherland doubted this showed the cheat had been planned prior to the match or the days' play.

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:19

Cape Town change room is a very small place! "We must urgently revisit this document, re-bind our players to it and ensure the spirit in which we play is safeguarded for the future of the sport, and to continue to inspire the dreams of every young kid picking up a bat and ball and for every fan who lives and breathes the game".

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:13

Cricket Australia (CA) boss James Sutherland , under mounting pressure to come down hard on what Australian media has dubbed a "rotten" team culture, is holding talks with CA integrity head Iain Roy, who is probing the ball-tampering scandal during the third Test match against South Africa last Saturday.

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:09

The prime minister also slammed that European Union sees Turkey's fight against terror organizations as an obstacle for bilateral relations, referring to EU's criticism on Ankara's crackdown in the wake of the coup attempt July, 2016. He told Turkey to "have a new look at the imprisoning of journalists". PKK is a separatist organisation based in Turkey and Iraq, which is involved in an armed conflict with the Turkish state since 1984, with the aim of achieving an independent ...

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:02

With Barcelona holding an 11 point edge on Atletico Madrid in the La Liga table heading into Saturday's match and a very busy two weeks upcoming, the team may play it safe with their talisman. Messi hasn't played since Barcelona's last outing, against Athletic Club , with sharp pains to his right adductor . "I'm calm about Messi's injury", he said, as quoted by Goal .

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:01

Matt Barnes came in and pitched a 1-2-3 seventh. It happens, man. It's part of the game. "I know how it feels and nobody feels worse than them. There's a lot guys in that clubhouse right now that want to win, want to perform, want to get deeper than what we've done, individually and as a team", Cash, beginning his fourth season with the Rays, said.

by | March 30, 2018 | 06:49

They have to live with this whether they play for Australia again or not. Lehmann said "the feeling is that Australian cricket needs to move forward and this is the right thing to do". I know I'll regret this for the rest of my life, I'm absolutely gutted. " All I can do is ask for forgiveness ..." I have met this morning with the CEO, Club Captain and Head Coach and with the Club's best interests at the centre of our decision can confirm Cameron Bancroft will not be our overseas ...

by | March 30, 2018 | 06:47

Jordan set his streak from 1986-2001. One of those rejections came on his former teammate, LeBron James , and the arena erupted as Wade sent James' fadeaway into the crowd early in the contest. "But moments like this, you can never take for granted no matter what's going on". No one posted averages like that again until a year ago, when Harden and Westbrook both pulled it off.

by | March 30, 2018 | 06:44

The two went head to head on Tuesday night, when LeBron and the Cavs visited South Beach. Ironically, Jordan's 866-game streak began in 1986 after a night when he tallied eight points in a loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers . Jeff Green added 18 points. In three games against Miami this season, the Cavaliers used a total of 20 players. "He's one of the game's greatest players, arguably the greatest".