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Sports Keselowski shakes off flu for NASCAR victory at Atlanta
Author: 0 Keselowski shakes off flu for NASCAR victory at Atlanta

The 35-year-old Keselowski took the lead for the first time on lap 293 and held on to the No. 1 position for the final 33 laps, aware that Truex was chopping away at his advantage. His three JGR teammates swept the podium in the Daytona 500 while Truex failed to ever contend in his Toyota. Truex said his spotter had communicated the urgency to Stenhouse's repeatedly without success.

Author: 0 Wilder slams Fury over postponed rematch

The Ring's Mike Coppinger tweeted ahead of the announcement that unnamed sources had said that Fury would "take an interim fight in May or June before pursuing the rematch with Deontay Wilder in fall". Wilder not facing Fury until later in the year could open him up for a potential fight with Dillian Whyte, who is the WBC mandatory challenger. Joshua will make his United States debut against Jarrell Miller at Madison Square Garden on June 1, live on Sky Sports Box Office .

Sports Four takeaways from Toronto Raptors' dominant home win over Boston Celtics
Author: 0 Four takeaways from Toronto Raptors' dominant home win over Boston Celtics

The Celtics arrived in Toronto in a feisty mood, having lost their previous two games, although secure in the knowledge they had beaten the Raptors in their previous two meetings. But are they? Or, more to the point, is the entire Celtics locker room cool with each other? Toronto rattled off an 18-0 run, holding Boston without a field goal for the first five minutes and 20 seconds in the quarter.

Sports AB de Villiers joins Middlesex for part of 2019 Vitality Blast
Author: 0 AB de Villiers joins Middlesex for part of 2019 Vitality Blast

The 35-year-old former South African captain, who hung his global bat last year, has signed with English county side Middlesex to play in the T20 Blast in July. AB de Villiers has over 7300 runs in the T20 format. "That will be a great experience". He has also excelled in the shortest form of the game, where he has continued to ply his trade around the world since announcing his shock retirement from worldwide cricket, amassing over 7300 runs from 272 matches.

Sports Arsenals Emery amid Monchi links We are working for change
Author: 0 Arsenals Emery amid Monchi links We are working for change

Emery could also rest Granit Xhaka in midfield, replacing him with Matteo Guendouzi. Another area of concern for Howe will be the central striker position. United could be without 10 players for their trip to Crystal Palace on Wednesday, including key men like Jesse Lingard, Anthony Martial, Nemanja Matic, Ander Herrera and Marcus Rashford.

Sports Liverpool Result Did Not Improve My Mood - Mauricio Pochettino
Author: 0 Liverpool Result Did Not Improve My Mood - Mauricio Pochettino

Dean has been moved from his fourth official duties for Spurs' game at Chelsea (20:00 GMT). I need to apologise to Mike Dean , I can not behave in that way. Right or wrong in the way that I wanted to complain, I can not behave in that way. "Always I need to tell you I never lost control - I was under control - but of course in that moment the thing happened".

Sports Jayasuriya banned from cricket for 2 years
Author: 0 Jayasuriya banned from cricket for 2 years

He added: "Compelling participants to cooperate under the code is a vital weapon in our efforts to rid our sport of corruptors". Following the decision, Jayasuriya was quoted as saying that he accepted the suspension for the "love of the sport of cricket " and to "protect the integrity" of the game.

Sports Serbia's Djere tops Canada's Auger-Aliassime to win Rio Open
Author: 0 Serbia's Djere tops Canada's Auger-Aliassime to win Rio Open

Djere defeated the seed no.1 Dominic Thiem 6-3 6-3 while Auger Aliassime breezed past the seed no.2 and defending champion Fabio Fognini 6-3 6-3. The youngster broke at 15 at the start of the second set, opening a 40-0 advantage in game six before Laslo found the way to climb back and steal the return game after a double fault from Felix.

Sports No. 14 Texas Tech Demolishes No. 12 Kansas in 91-62 Stunner
Author: 0 No. 14 Texas Tech Demolishes No. 12 Kansas in 91-62 Stunner

The Red Raiders have been on a bit of a tear when it comes to 3-point shooting, making 12 against Oklahoma State and Baylor, and 10 against Oklahoma. Texas Tech is fourth in the country in opponents' 3-point shooting percentage this season, and the first time around - with Vick - Kansas shot 13-for-30 from deep.

Sports 49ers to give kicker Robbie Gould the franchise tag
Author: 0 49ers to give kicker Robbie Gould the franchise tag

Gould made all but one field-goal attempt in 2019 and is 72 of 75 the last two seasons. Gould was also instrumental during a huge upset win over the Seahawks in Week 15. Lynch said at Senior Bowl in January that the team was "hopeful" it would be able to re-sign Gould and acknowledged talks had been underway. "I truly mean that".

Sports Mike Bibby Accused Of Sexual Assault By HS Teacher
Author: 0 Mike Bibby Accused Of Sexual Assault By HS Teacher

The woman says Bibby smelled of alcohol as he touched her inappropriately and said sexually explicit things to her. Mike Bibby, who is married with children, has been accused of grabbing a teacher at Shadow Mountain High School by the waist, pulling her into his auto, and rubbing his genitals on her in February 2017.

Sports Evans shocks Isner to reach ATP Delray final
Author: 0 Evans shocks Isner to reach ATP Delray final

With his win, Albot has gained 250 ATP ranking points. Albot's nickname is "The Machine", and he certainly looked the part on Sunday. Evans's skill levels have never been in doubt, and he was in the top 50 when the suspension kicked in, returning ten months ago when he played the qualifying event of a Challenger event in Glasgow.

Sports Michigan State ends Michigan's 22-game home win streak
Author: 0 Michigan State ends Michigan's 22-game home win streak

Big men Kenny Goins and Xavier Tillman combined for 30 points and 16 rebounds, outplaying their MI counterparts Iggy Brazdeikis and Jon Teske (26 points, 20 rebounds). What did we learn from the Spartans' gutsy win over the Wolverines? It just happens that the strengths of the Wolverine defense oppose the strengths of the Spartan offense.

Sports Leicester City pay Celtic £6m for Brendan Rodgers
Author: 0 Leicester City pay Celtic £6m for Brendan Rodgers

The verve and swagger returned with a fine opening goal from Demarai Gray to set Leicester on the way towards a first victory since Boxing Day at the King Power Stadium, in front of their new manager. "Celtic is in great hands for the future and I am sure the Club is in a wonderful position to continue to dominate Scottish football and do well in Europe, I know that will be the aim of everyone at the Club", Rodgers said.

Sports Tsitsipas claims second ATP title
Author: 0 Tsitsipas claims second ATP title

Top-seeded Greek tennis sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas won his second second career ATP 250 title in Marseille at the Open 13 tournament. "I found rhythm in the worst possible moment", Tsitsipas told the ATP Tour's official website. "It is important to win titles". "He seems like he is doing well, so I am going to have to deal with it". Earlier, Kukushkin ended French wildcard Ugo Humbert's run with a 6-4 6-4 victory that took an hour and 33 minutes.

Sports Yankees, Aaron Hicks agree to a seven-year, $70 million extension
Author: 0 Yankees, Aaron Hicks agree to a seven-year, $70 million extension

The Yankees have committed to Aaron Hicks being a part of their outfield for years to come. The Yankees have a $12.5 million option for 2026 with a $1 million buyout. Though Cashman didn't bring up free agent Bryce Harper , he mentioned how the free-agent market has slowed over the past two years, mentioning how A.J.

Sports Yang holds off Lee to win third LPGA Thailand title
Author: 0 Yang holds off Lee to win third LPGA Thailand title

In the final round, Yang carded 65 to finish with a 22-under 266, one stroke ahead of Australia's Lee Min-jee. Lee then tapped in for a birdie to leave her one shot behind Yang and give her a well-deserved second place. "I really fought out there", said Lee. "The heat was a challenge, but like everybody else, I just drank a lot of water and tried to stay hydrated".

Sports India v Australia: Cummins secures last-ball T20 win
Author: 0 India v Australia: Cummins secures last-ball T20 win

Some days it works, some days it doesn't. "I don't think anything is out of question", Finch told reporters. "They were were rotating the strikes after hitting a boundary". With 14 runs needed in the last over and two tail enders at the crease, it was a ideal opportunity for UmeshYadav to make himself the hero of the match.

Sports NHL Rumors: Here’s What Senators Want In Potential Mark Stone Trade
Author: 0 NHL Rumors: Here’s What Senators Want In Potential Mark Stone Trade

Ottawa was a goal away from making it to the 2017 Stanley Cup final, but has been dogged by poor play on the ice and negativity off it ever since, including a since-rescinded threat to move the team by owner Eugene Melnyk, locker room drama, the trade of captain Erik Karlsson and the potential collapse of an arena deal that would see the Senators move from suburban Kanata to a new downtown home.

Sports Holyfield: Wilder's the best, not Joshua
Author: 0 Holyfield: Wilder's the best, not Joshua

Most Read in Boxing'Shambles" Boxing fans fuming at ITV Box Office's coverage of Eubank Jr's fight with DeGale "HE AIN'T GOT IT' Groves mocks rival DeGale after Eubank Jr loss and urges him to retire IN THE NICK OF TIME Tragic boxer Blackwell says he DIED in ambulance after Eubank Jr clash ARE EU READY? 'He chose to fight Fury as an easy touch when he could have fought for legacy and history on April 13 for the undisputed championship of the world'.

Sports Rodgers quits Celtic for Leicester, Lennon will replace him
Author: 0 Rodgers quits Celtic for Leicester, Lennon will replace him

A statement released by the Scottish Premiership champions on their official website read: " Celtic Football Club today confirmed that it has been approached by Leicester City FC to speak to Brendan Rodgers with regards to their current managerial vacancy".

Sports Bencic stuns Kvitova in Dubai to end four-year title drought
Author: 0 Bencic stuns Kvitova in Dubai to end four-year title drought

That allowed to get into the Australian Open main draw, even if she barely had an off-season after wrapping things up in mid-December. Belinda Bencic's father Ivan alongside Swiss great Martina Hingis at the 2014 US Open. After beating home-country heroine Genie Bouchard in the first round, Bencic ran through (then) No. 4 Caroline Wozniacki in the second round, No. 6 Ana Ivanovic in the quarterfinals and No.

Sports Sharks Acquire Gustav Nyquist; Bruins Reportedly Were In On Detroit Winger
Author: 0 Sharks Acquire Gustav Nyquist; Bruins Reportedly Were In On Detroit Winger

What isn't clear from McKenzie's tweet is whether the Sharks beat out the Bruins' offer or Nyquist wouldn't waive his no-trade clause to join the Bruins. Nyquist was drafted by the Red Wings in the fourth round of the 2008 National Hockey League draft. The third-rounder becomes a second-rounder if the Sharks advance to the Stanley Cup Finals this season or if they re-sign Nyquist.

Sports Warriors' Green exits game vs. Rockets with left ankle sprain
Author: 0 Warriors' Green exits game vs. Rockets with left ankle sprain

Green fell to the court in agony after stepping on DeMarcus Cousins' foot while defending Rockets point guard Chris Paul . Green hobbled toward the Warriors' bench, staying on the ground for a few moments while being checked out by the team's medical staff.

Sports Karl-Anthony Towns Feels Lucky To Be Alive Following Car Accident
Author: 0 Karl-Anthony Towns Feels Lucky To Be Alive Following Car Accident

The details about what happened were sparse, outside of the fact that Towns was in an accident on the way to the airport, was able to fly commercial to NY, and was held out while he was in the NBA's concussion protocol. "It was just more being there in-person, I wanted to be there with my troops". I wanted to be there with my coaches. I wanted to do everything I can other than put the ball in the basket.

Sports Liverpool go top with draw at injury-hit United
Author: 0 Liverpool go top with draw at injury-hit United

It was odd. I was thinking "what is gong on here today". Gary Lineker took to social media to praise the job Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is doing at Manchester United after the goalless draw with Liverpool FC in the Premier League on Sunday.

Sports Johnson holds off McIlroy for 20th PGA Tour triumph
Author: 0 Johnson holds off McIlroy for 20th PGA Tour triumph

Woods had a 5-iron from the middle of the fairway on the par-5 hole, put it into a bunker, blasted out weakly to 25 feet and then reached for his putter. Rory McIlroy closed the gap to two after three holes of the final round, thanks to a birdie at the second and Johnson bogey at the third, but the Irishman then played the next three holes in two-over and DJ was able to coast to a very comfortable five-stroke victory.

Author: 0 Man United played with 10-and-a-half men vs. Liverpool - Solskjaer

Klopp had to take Roberto Firmino off because of a sore ankle. "It could have been more, and we are not hiding away from that, but we got a point and go back top of the Premier League ". Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed that the club are in an injury crisis after four players were injured during the recent league clash against Liverpool .