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Sports Whyte Dominates, Keeps WBC Silver Title
Author: 0 Whyte Dominates, Keeps WBC Silver Title

Whyte, an Englishman originally from the Caribbean and brought up in Brixton, south London, looked ordinary in his last fight in October, but here the man who goes by the nickname of The Bodysnatcher, was devastating. Browne started bleeding from his left eye from the end of the first round and it got worse through the second as Whyte found little difficulty in landing punches.

Sports I've run out of gas, admits Novak Djokovic after another loss
Author: 0 I've run out of gas, admits Novak Djokovic after another loss

Thanasi Kokkinakis produced the performance of his life to send top seed Roger Federer tumbling out of the Miami Open in round two and end the Swiss' time at the top of the world ranking. Federer said mistakes in the second set proved costly. I'm a positive thinker, every match is another opportunity. "I felt I started the match well, first six games, then I just ran out of gas ...." In theory this should be a regulation win for Federer against the world No 175, who has been ravaged ...

Sports Lewis Hamilton sets lap record to take pole position in Melbourne
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton sets lap record to take pole position in Melbourne

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen finished second with a lap of 1:21.828, with teammate Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull's Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo rounding out the top five. Bottas had been third quickest but at the start of Q3 he saw it all come undone when he lost the vehicle through Turn 2, putting a couple of wheels on the grass and crashing heavily into the wall on the exit of the corner, bringing out the red flag.

Sports Ryan Giggs wants Gareth Bale to stay at Real Madrid
Author: 0 Ryan Giggs wants Gareth Bale to stay at Real Madrid

There are similarities with Cristiano, they started out as wingers, and really they are now goalscorers. The Welshman said he learned just how lonely it is at the top of team's food chain. I was in between Conte and Eddie at a charity dinner and I was constantly trying to talk to them. "That was a nightmare actually as Eddie Jones was trying to ask me questions about Alex Ferguson and I wanted to get everything out of him".

Sports MI knocks out Texas A&M in Sweet 16 blowout
Author: 0 MI knocks out Texas A&M in Sweet 16 blowout

That and-1 dunk was the Wolverines' first bucket of the game, and Matthews hit the free throw after drawing the foul. You can also take a look at our breakdown of the West Region, which features some good info on Florida State . The game will involve a phrase from a song more than twice as old as any of the players. The Wolverines were practically unstoppable with regards to their offense.

Sports Thomas nears No. 1 with another short round in Match Play
Author: 0 Thomas nears No. 1 with another short round in Match Play

In Group 10, Kyle Stanley plays Russell Henley and the victor can get into a playoff as long as Paul Casey loses. And Kiradech Aphibarnat won the final two holes of his match with Charles Howell III to sneak away with a 1-up win. Spieth righted his round with three birdies, but Reed clinched victory with a 40-foot birdie putt on 17. Kyle Stanley bested Sergio Garcia , 3 and 1.

Sports Trump says he's signed $1.3T budget bill
Author: 0 Trump says he's signed $1.3T budget bill

Several advisers inside and outside the White House characterized the tweet as Trump blowing off steam and said they still expected him to sign the legislation. He took a jibe at the Democrats saying that the DACA recipients were treated badly by them. They want to get the situations taken care of. "The Democrats fought us, they just fought every single inch of the way".

Sports Kyrie Irving out 3-6 Weeks after Knee Procedure
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving out 3-6 Weeks after Knee Procedure

Kyrie underwent knee surgery on Saturday, and will miss 3-6 weeks, according to an official release from the Celtics. Irving suffered a middle-third fracture of the patella in 2015 which required a tension-band procedure to realign and stabilize the patella, two people with knowledge of the situation told Celtics Wire Thursday on the condition of anonymity.

Sports West Indies advance to main tournament after win vs Scotland
Author: 0 West Indies advance to main tournament after win vs Scotland

In reply, the Scots were reeling at 25 for three in the seventh over before recovering thanks to Richie Berrington, who made 33, and George Munsey, an unbeaten 32. Scotland, chasing 199 for a place in the World Cup, were 125 for five in 35.2 overs when a heavy downpour prevented further play in the match. Scotland have now completed their five Super Sixes matches with two victories so can not finish in the top two.

Sports Canadian Osmond captures figure skating gold medal — NewsAlert
Author: 0 Canadian Osmond captures figure skating gold medal — NewsAlert

It was her first appearance at the world championships. Japan's Wakaba Higuchi, 17, moved up from eighth after the short program and took the silver with a score of 210.90, and her countrywoman Satoko Miyahara, 19, was third on 210.08. Americans Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue sit second with a score of 80.42. "I went back to Montreal". "We've been training all year to get above 70 and for it to happen at the world championships is incredible.

Sports Paul Pogba to be left out of France's starting XI against Colombia
Author: 0 Paul Pogba to be left out of France's starting XI against Colombia

United have taken note that Pogba "appeared relieved" to link up with France on global duty this week and "escape his current club woes". Pogba will be hoping to return to action for Manchester United when the Red Devils host Swansea City at Old Trafford in the Premier League after the worldwide break.

Sports Mohammed Shami gets clean chit by BCCI's ACU
Author: 0 Mohammed Shami gets clean chit by BCCI's ACU

The announcement of his inclusion in the central contract rejoiced many of his fans who flooded Twitter with congratulatory messages. Shami was also probed by the anti-corruption officials of the BCCI for allegedly taking money from Pakistani contacts and was found not guilty.

Sports England fans arrested in Amsterdam
Author: 0 England fans arrested in Amsterdam

Thousands of supporters travelled to Amsterdam to match the football, but there was disorder in the Dutch capital despite England winning 1-0. Thirty five of those arrested spent the night in cells and 94 were fined, police said. "Anything else that takes away from that performance for them would be a great shame". The flare-ups in Amsterdam come a year after despicable scenes marred England's friendly against Germany in Dortmund.

Sports Huge shock as Aussies admit to ball-tampering
Author: 0 Huge shock as Aussies admit to ball-tampering

This is the latest incident in a fractious four-match series in which several players have already been sanctioned by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Shane Warne agreed with Smith and also suggested that any decision to allegedly tamper with a ball would have come from higher up. This was taken care of Kagiso Rabada who sent Josh Hazlewood back to the pavilion early on day three.

Sports Famous Alumni Wish Red Raiders Luck In Sweet 16
Author: 0 Famous Alumni Wish Red Raiders Luck In Sweet 16

Beard said. "We've got a great university". The Red Raiders made their final six shots of the half, while Purdue missed its last four and turned the ball over nine times in the first half overall against Tech's pressure defense. The sophomore guard scored 25 in the second half and went 11 for 20 in the game, posting his second 30-point effort of the season. "I thought we all gave everything we had".

Sports Los Angeles Lakers vs New Orleans Pelicans: Lineups, preview & prediction 3/22/18
Author: 0 Los Angeles Lakers vs New Orleans Pelicans: Lineups, preview & prediction 3/22/18

Dallas pulled even at 67 on a basket by Dorian Finney-Smith and grabbed the lead late in the quarter before Davis' 3-pointer with one second left tied the game at 80 heading into the fourth. The Pelicans have issues defensively but they can light up the scoreboard in a hurry: look for the hosts to find a way to earn the win here. New Orleans ranks 27th in second chance points allowed per game (13.6).

Sports Are Dems Blowing The Cambridge Analytica Story Way Out Of Proportion?
Author: 0 Are Dems Blowing The Cambridge Analytica Story Way Out Of Proportion?

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg responded to the controversy earlier this week, pledging that the social network would take a number of measures to further protect users' data in the wake of the scandal. Chris Cox, Facebook's chief product officer, said the situation was "extraordinarily serious" for the company. That information is valuable to advertisers wishing to target social media users.

Sports Do you approve of Broncos trading for Jared Veldheer?
Author: 0 Do you approve of Broncos trading for Jared Veldheer?

Veldheer made headlines in training camp last season when he contemplated retirement, but said in early January that he planned on playing in 2018. Though the Broncos are hopeful the changes eliminate numerous 52 sacks on their quarterbacks previous year (tied with Arizona for the third-most in the NFL), they leave the right guard spot in question.

Author: 0 NCAA Tournament: Kansas survives Clemson to reach Elite Eight

KU exploded out of the intermission and was able to extend its lead to 20 points less than two minutes into the second frame. Jevon Carter and Sagaba Konate each at 12 points to lead West Virginia . A massive frame (listed at 7-foot, 280 pounds) and heavy feet make him a liability roaming out to the perimeter, but Azubuike's sheer presence can serve as a deterrent for would-be drivers.

Sports Buccaneers acquire Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul in blockbuster trade
Author: 0 Buccaneers acquire Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul in blockbuster trade

His best season came in 2011 when he registered career highs in tackles (93) and sacks (16.5) for the eventual Super Bowl-winning G-Men. "We wish him well in the future". He had 58 1/2 career sacks since he was drafted in 2010 with the 15th pick overall out of South Florida . The Giants are also weighing several college quarterbacks.

Sports WR Pryor close to deal with Jets
Author: 0 WR Pryor close to deal with Jets

Pro Football Focus' Sam Monson gave Washington a "B" grade for the Pryor contract, writing the former Ohio State star had "near limitless upside". It cost NY multiple second-round picks too (including one in the 2019 draft) but puts them in prime position to draft a franchise quarterback.

Sports Flurry of upsets benefit Gonzaga
Author: 0 Flurry of upsets benefit Gonzaga

The Seminoles magical run may not be done just yet, but the national title runner-up from past year is poised to get back to the top and win the title this time . "What we're going to try to avoid is turning the ball over and letting them get easy layups in transition", Melson said. FSU is in the Sweet 16 for just the fifth time in its history.

Sports Suspect reportedly in custody over Rob Gronkowski home burglary
Author: 0 Suspect reportedly in custody over Rob Gronkowski home burglary

Anthony Almeida , 31, was arraigned Friday in Wrentham District Court on charges of breaking and entering in the nighttime, two counts of receiving stolen property, and malicious destruction of property, according to police. Robert Goon, have not yet been recovered", police added in a Facebook post. Anthony Almeida is one of three suspects in the Rob Gronkowski home burglary case.

Sports Former NFL Star Aldon Smith Back In Jail
Author: 0 Former NFL Star Aldon Smith Back In Jail

The Raiders, with whom Smith last played in 2015, released the defensive lineman after he was arrested on March 6. "Earlier this week SFPD's Special Victims Unit (SVU) investigators obtained information that Mr. He was originally arrested on misdemeanors charges of willful infliction of corporal injury, assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury.

Sports Iniesta: Barcelona will have stronger squad even if Real Madrid sign Neymar
Author: 0 Iniesta: Barcelona will have stronger squad even if Real Madrid sign Neymar

Manchester City have also been credited with an interest in Neymar, with Mundo Deportivo claiming the Brazil forward is enamoured by the prospect of joining the Premier League and playing under Pep Guardiola. Widely considered the best out and out winger in the world at the time of his switch, Bale has failed to live up to expectation on a personal note, and has struggled greatly with injury.

Sports Lingard gives England victory over Netherlands
Author: 0 Lingard gives England victory over Netherlands

Time is running out for players to prove their worth with the World Cup just three months away, and the Three Lions boss does not have many more opportunities to tweak plans ahead of the tournament opener against Tunisia. Former skipper Alan Shearer rated England's display. Since the appointment of Southgate Rashford has become a regular in the side. Jesse Lingard has also seen a change in fortunes since the arrival of Southgate.

Sports Zlatan Ibrahimovic vows to conquer Major League Soccer after LA Galaxy move
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic vows to conquer Major League Soccer after LA Galaxy move

He becomes the latest high-profile player to move to the MLS in the latter part of his career - following the likes of David Beckham , Steven Gerrard , Thierry Henry and Frank Lampard. Once Ibra is ready, the problem will be how Galaxy coach Sigi Schmid adjusts his attack that already features Giovani dos Santos and Ola Kamara (who scored a hat trick for Norway against Australia on Friday).

Sports Daniel Ricciardo cops three spot penalty for Melbourne GP
Author: 0 Daniel Ricciardo cops three spot penalty for Melbourne GP

Off contract Ricciardo is looking to impress in his eighth F1 season after postponing extension talks with Red Bull and being linked to Mercedes and Ferrari in 2019. They could give me a reprimand, they could do something else, give me a fine for all I care, but don't rob me of a front row start". We had quite a lot of understeer.