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by | April 07, 2018 | 04:15

U.S. mixed martial arts fighter Al Iaquinta has been selected as the opponent of Russia's Khabib Nurmagomedov for the UFC ( Ultimate Fighting Championship ) lightweight championship belt bout in NY, the MMAFighting news web portal announced .

by | April 06, 2018 | 14:24

I don't know how that happened. "Rio's cool, but I think home crowd is probably always going to win". Australia's swim team saved its best for last on the first night in the pool at the Commonwealth Games . "I don't think I've quite come down yet". "I was like, "omigosh", and then I looked up at the board and I saw that I'd won". Cate also recorded the fastest ever lap in a women's relay event, doing her leg in 51 seconds flat.

by | April 06, 2018 | 13:15

I think everybody in this locker room cares about playing ball. Bojan Bogdanovic scored 28 points on a almost flawless shooting night, Victor Oladipo added 21 and the Pacers pulled away from the short-handed defending champions for a 126-106 blowout - and their first season sweep of the Warriors since 2011-12.

by | April 06, 2018 | 12:17

Chanu's ruthless performance in women's 48-kilogram category turned out to be an unprecedented affair at the 2018 Commonwealth Games as the Manipur powerhouse broke the world record with her earth-shaking lift. "This is my second CWG medal, it is such a good feeling", she added. The Indian lifted a total of 196 kg ( 86 +110) to take the first place. Another successful lift of 107 kg consolidated her position at the top.

by | April 06, 2018 | 10:53

Lucie. He was hampered by a left ankle sprain and had been used exclusively as a designated hitter or pinch hitter because of the injury. For the last eight years, Binghamton has had the worst audience attendance in the Eastern League, but fans say that's going to change this year.

by | April 06, 2018 | 10:38

Australian boxer Taylah Robertson has been awarded the first medal of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Queensland without even throwing a punch. New Zealand took silver in the event's maiden appearance. "I've dreamed of coming to the Commonwealth Games since I was a kid". The team appealed the decision, but it was denied. "We have regulations that pertain to the setup that the bike can be configured in and one of our bikes was found to be non-compliant for the front end of the bike", ...

by | April 06, 2018 | 09:51

Pep Guardiola's side have found the net 88 times in the Premier League this season and with seven games to play they could break the record for most goals in a season (103 by Chelsea in 2009-10). " They've been doing it good ", Ibrahimovic said. "There is no way they would have visualised being 3-0 down after the first leg tonight", Keane said.

by | April 06, 2018 | 09:40

King also has a slightly better touchback percentage (7.69) in Denver than elsewhere (7.75). Former Raiders punter Marquette King signed with the division-rival Broncos on a three-year deal worth $7 million Thursday. "I've always enjoyed punting out here in the altitude just because the ball travels further", King said. Gruden apparently had seen enough to know he was ready to move on from the talented 29-year-old.

by | April 06, 2018 | 09:32

Matthews, who becomes the latest in a long line of players Bill Belichick has swiped in free agency from the Bills, played in a career-low 10 games last season due to injuries. With Danny Amendola now in Miami, the Patriots could use a new slot receiver. Statistically, it was an off year, after he'd amassed at least 67 catches and over 800 yards in each of his three years in Philadelphia.

by | April 06, 2018 | 06:19

Zuma is expected to appear in court on charges of corruption, money-laundering, fraud and recketeering. The march is expected to begin at King Dinizulu Park at 8am with marches moving east along Dr Pixley KaSeme (West) Street, turning right into Yusuf Dadoo (Grey) Street, and left into Margaret Mncadi Avenue (Victoria Embankment) where participants will congregate at the grassed area directly opposite the High Court.

by | April 06, 2018 | 05:26

Washington only has four games left in the schedule and they'll have to make each of them count if they hope to have a chance in this fierce postseason. I am going to use this time to focus on a prescribed routine and medication, which has previously been hard to start in the midst of a season. Lue, who has been away from the team since March 19 so he could focus on his health, has been cleared to resume his duties, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the ...

by | April 06, 2018 | 04:13

Since I came here he's been unbelievable. MOHAMED SALAH has been incredible for Liverpool this season, and is attracting plenty of suitors. "For me, he is [Player of the Year]". "That's what I'm most pleased with". Nobody expected him to hit the ground running. With the League Cup already in the bag and the Premier League tantalisingly close to being wrapped up, the Champions League is now a priority for Pep Guardiola and his squad.

by | April 06, 2018 | 04:09

After security forces in Kashmir killed 12 terrorists, Afridi took to Twitter and said "innocents" were being shot down in Kashmir. Sachin Tendulkar too hit out at the former Pakistan captain. "But when it comes to human rights we expect the same for our innocent Kashmiris", Afridi wrote in another Tweet with a picture wherein he is posing with an Indian fan carrying a Tricolour.

by | April 06, 2018 | 03:35

The Manipuri powerhouse left the competition far behind by setting Games and Commonwealth records in the snatch, clean and jerk as well as the total. She had earlier won the silver medal in the women's 48 kg weight class at the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow and a gold medal at World Weightlifting Championships held in the United States in 2017.

by | April 06, 2018 | 02:07

Liverpool ripped apart Manchester City , scoring three goals inside the opening 31 minutes, as it won their Champions League quarterfinal, first leg tie 3-0 at Anfield on Wednesday. I know what the manager is like and I doubt he will be telling us to sit back. "We worked very closely with both clubs to plan for last night before agreeing the route of the buses to ensure the teams and public were safe before the match", said Match Commander Superintendent Paul White.

by | April 06, 2018 | 01:35

Her nemesis Kerrigan competed on season 24 of Dancing With The Stars and was eliminated in week seven. Luckily for those who are decidedly not Team Tonya, there will be plenty of other Olympians for them to root for. Rippon, 28, became the first openly gay US male athlete to win a medal in a Winter Olympics when he won bronze as part of the figure skating team event in South Korea this past February.

by | April 06, 2018 | 01:20

The next Colorado State updates are planned for May 31, July 2 and August 2, with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issuing its first outlook in late May. Above-average, yes, but still bringing expectations for fewer than last year's 10 hurricanes, six of which went on to become major. Hurricane researchers note that warm waters in the western Atlantic Ocean and a weaker El Niño may be blamed for an uptick in storms.

by | April 06, 2018 | 01:18

Three-time champion Phil Mickelson has a realistic opportunity for another Green Jacket, as well, after breaking a almost five-year winless streak with a WGC-Mexico Championship a month ago. But he hasn't won since the first tournament of the year, an eight-shot victory at Kapalua. But he gained those shots back with birdies at the 11th and 13th.

by | April 05, 2018 | 17:05

Asked whether the Egypt global could do serious damage to City, having already scored against them in their only Premier League defeat so far at Anfield in January, Van Dijk said: "That's what everyone knows". Liverpool may have their work cut out holding on to the 25-year-old. Well, he tries! But as a defender, we need to step up our game obviously and makes sure we are aware.

by | April 05, 2018 | 17:00

He is the first player to win a game as a pitcher and homer as a position player in a three-day span since Hall of Famer Babe Ruth in 1921. The Japanese star, who is looking to become the league's first two-way player since Babe Ruth, hit a three-run homerun in his first at-bat in front of the home crowd.

by | April 05, 2018 | 16:38

While City are a class apart, Mourinho is angered his Manchester United team do not receive the same plaudits reserved for Liverpool and Tottenham, both of whom trail them in the table. Should City win the title here, they'll have done so with more games to spare than any side in English top-flight history. A second league loss of the campaign would mean them needing a maximum of two more victories in their remaining six games to clinch a third Premier League success.

by | April 05, 2018 | 14:18

The stars of the PGA Tour have descended on Augusta National Golf Club for the 2018 Masters , the first major of the year, and some pros and shoe makers are taking the opportunity to flash some Masters style on their footwear. How long the initiative had been under consideration is not certain. "It was the right time for the women's game". Sara Im from Duluth, Georgia won the girls' 12-13 Drive Chip & Putt national finals at August National on Sunday.

by | April 05, 2018 | 13:56

Clarks Summit police issued some distracted driving citations over the years, a lot of them to commercial drivers who were talking on the phone while driving, Yarns said. "Changing these unsafe habits will help make our roadways safer for everyone". "It's time to stop the number one killer of teens in California". "Don't Drive Intoxicated - Don't Drive Intexticated" is the multimedia traffic safety education campaign created to make distracted driving socially unacceptable.

by | April 05, 2018 | 11:58

The Augusta National Women's Amateur Championship will feature 72 players and will mark the first time in the club's 80-plus years of existence that women will play a competitive game on its course. His predecessor, Billy Payne, cut down 75 years of discrimination by inviting former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and business executive Darla Moore to join.

by | April 05, 2018 | 11:51

Despite reports of another super fight with Mayweather, this time in the cage, McGregor is expected to make his return to UFC this year , with White confirming: 'Conor is 100% coming back this year '. Tony Ferguson was crowned interim lightweight champion this past October when he submitted Kevin Lee at UFC 216. White is now planning to strip McGregor, keep Ferguson in place, put another belt on the victor of Saturday's bout between Nurmagomedov and Max Holloway and go from there.

by | April 05, 2018 | 10:38

It appears the franchise has learned, though nearly everyone responsible for Manziel's time in Cleveland is no longer around. At one point on Tuesday, Johnny Football threw a pretty impressive touchdown pass to the back of the end zone. So when I get to Cleveland, I have a quarterback in the room with me that's not helping me. "If you were to give me a mulligan, the mulligan would have had to come right after I got drafted.

by | April 05, 2018 | 10:27

In 1957, when she met Mandela, she was a social worker in Johannesburg , researching the link between racism, poverty and high infant mortality rate. "It's a special one and that's why we're taking it not across the provinces but a special one for the Eastern Cape where she comes from". We come from the same neighbourhood in Soweto.

by | April 05, 2018 | 10:17

The Beast Incarnate has been out the octagon since UFC 200 fight in July 2016 against Mark Hunt . "Yeah, Brock Lesnar's coming back". Subscribe to my podcast In This Corner with Brian Campbell where I break down everything you need to know in the Octagon .

by | April 05, 2018 | 09:52

The France forward, who scored in the weekend win over Stoke City, is in contention to feature against CSKA, although Wenger was not prepared to reveal his starting XI. I'm a big Lacazette fan too but under no circumstances should Aubameyang be shoved out to the left. "It was not dramatically different before, he was a good player".

by | April 05, 2018 | 09:53

But Docherty believes Mourinho has an attitude problem, which - combined with the boring football on offer - could see his time at the Theatre of Dreams come to an abrupt end sooner rather than later. Speaking prior to the Swansea game, Mourinho was quizzed whether United would be pursuing another No.9 during the summer, and the Portuguese response was pretty much the same from February.

by | April 05, 2018 | 09:42

Edelman said he immediately thought of the February 14 school shooting in Parkland, Fla., where 17 people died. When a message was left on Julian Edelman's Instagram account threatening a school shooting, the New England Patriots receiver didn't ignore it.

by | April 05, 2018 | 09:27

Ohtani is the first player to win as a starting pitcher, then start and homer as a non-pitcher in his next game in the same season since Babe Ruth in 1921, according to STATS LLC. Sanchez has 54 in 183 career games. Sanchez was doing the most scuffling of the bunch, going hitless over that stretch. Torreyes greeted Matt Andriese with an RBI single through the drawn-in infield in the fourth and Judge boosted the lead to 7-1 with his first home run this season.

by | April 05, 2018 | 09:13

Jurgen Klopp's side may not have delivered a fatal blow but first-half goals from Mohamed Salah , Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Sadio Mane provided a healthy advantage heading into next Tuesday's second leg at the Etihad Stadium. "Then, "go". We have to work there again like hell". "When we came through it was obviously very positive, but we didn't know when we were on the bus what had happened before because the City bus was in front of us".

by | April 05, 2018 | 08:58

The Raptors didn't need any reminders. The teams' recent play has brought the Celtics to within two games of the Raptors for the Eastern Conference lead. Cleveland's ball movement was excellent in the second quarter and so was its accuracy. Calderon was more than just an ornament in the Cavs' first-five unit versus Toronto, though.

by | April 05, 2018 | 08:44

Bayern Munich needed a couple of lucky bounces to prevent Sevilla from pulling off another Champions League upset. "They are hugely talented, with a good mentality and a fighting spirit". Central defender Mats Hummels told BT Sport : "In the first half Sevilla were clearly the better team, we know there's a lot we have to improve in the next game".