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Sports NYPD investigates rape allegation against Kristaps Porzingis
Author: 0 NYPD investigates rape allegation against Kristaps Porzingis

Porzingis' attorney, Roland G. Riopelle, denied the allegations and said they had previously referred the case to federal authorities due to the "accuser's extortionate demands". She told police that after entering, the 7-foot-3 Porzingis held her down and raped her, according to the Post . The woman reportedly admitted to police she waited over a year to report the incident as Porzingis had promised to pay her $68,000 for her silence but later refused.

Sports George Russell: Patrick Head's
Author: 0 George Russell: Patrick Head's "strong character" is what Williams "need"

Head was one of the founding figures of the Williams team alongside Sir Frank Williams in the 1970s. Their 2019 season has started in frustration with the late arrival of the FW42 and being limited on testing mileage. The team's drivers Robert Kubica and British rookie George Russell have complained about the vehicle and talked of fundamental problems and a shortage of spare parts.

Sports M11 - SRH vs RCB
Author: 0 M11 - SRH vs RCB

Samson finished at 55-ball 102. During the first innings when Royals were at 101 for 1, Sanju Samson was on strike to face Vijay Shankar in the 12th over. The Australian, whose one-year suspension - in the wake of the ball tampering scandal - from state and global cricket, came to an end on Friday hit 9 fours and 2 sixes while Bairstow scored 45 off 28 balls before getting out to Shreyas Gopal.

Sports Kubrat Pulev suspended after kissing female reporter 'without consent'
Author: 0 Kubrat Pulev suspended after kissing female reporter 'without consent'

Shortly after his victory, Pulev was interviewed by Jennifer Ravalo who is also known as Jenny Sushe. 'I was immediately shocked and embarrassed, and didn't know how to respond, ' she said. "Over the last fewdays I have been thinking of the last century, when the birth of the sexual revolution made Marilyn Monroe and Madonnaicons, when the kiss was an act of love, friendship and passion and not a 'sexual assault'".

Sports OR falls short against No. 1 seed Virginia in Sweet 16
Author: 0 OR falls short against No. 1 seed Virginia in Sweet 16

Interestingly and somewhat out of character, the Cavaliers' starting five all played 36-plus minutes which of course diminished the role of the bench as no one scored or even attempted a shot. (32-3) ahead 48-45 - a lead it would make stand for the rest of the game. OR went cold after that going scoreless until a Payton Pritchard free throw with 15 seconds left in the game.

Sports Manchester United celebrate Solskjaer's appointment by returning to Premier League top four
Author: 0 Manchester United celebrate Solskjaer's appointment by returning to Premier League top four

But it was their desire to go forward which proved their undoing as they were caught out by one of the counter-attacks that Manchester United have specialised in down the years. There were emotional scenes at the final whistle as Huddersfield's players went to commiserate with their supporters, although Christopher Schindler - who scored the winning penalty in the shootout win over Reading in the 2017 play-offs - acknowledged he had been preparing for this moment for several weeks.

Sports Florida State Is Ready For Gonzaga
Author: 0 Florida State Is Ready For Gonzaga

At the same time , while a section of the fan base and across college football is choosing to blame everything on Taggart after just one season there is a growing group that realizes the disaster that was left before he took the job from former "leadership" and that he has the ability and talent on the field to make a season like that not take place.

Sports Eden Hazard a Chelsea legend, says Drogba
Author: 0 Eden Hazard a Chelsea legend, says Drogba

Hazard won his 100th global cap during the break and Sarri bemoaned the state of his squad after the start of Euro 2020 qualifiers. "[N'Golo] Kante, [Olivier] Giroud, Hazard all played three matches in seven days". Bale and Zidane failed to see eye to eye over playing style during the Frenchman's first spell at Real, according to the Wales winger's agent, who insists his client is keen to spend the rest of his career at the Bernabeu.

Sports Michigan State reacts after beating LSU to advance to Elite 8
Author: 0 Michigan State reacts after beating LSU to advance to Elite 8

Gabe Brown added 15, while Xavier Tillman added 12. Michigan State's 3-point barrage blew open what was a four-point game, gave the Spartans a 56-41 lead with 14:41 to play and forced an LSU timeout. "It was one of those nights where I thought the basket was huge", Henry said. Izzo said that was the best the Spartans have rebounded all year. "We had to rebound, protect our end, and whoever won the rebound battle I feel like was going to win the game".

Sports Warriors screwed by bad call after taunting referees
Author: 0 Warriors screwed by bad call after taunting referees

The game ended on a free throw by Karl-Anthony Towns, who was fouled by Kevin Durant trying to catch a lob to the rim off an out-of-bounds play. Curry made 11 3-pointers and scored 37 points for the Warriors, who dropped into a tie with Denver for the top seed in the Western Conference playoffs.

Sports Auger-Aliassime falls to Isner in Miami Open semi
Author: 0 Auger-Aliassime falls to Isner in Miami Open semi

Federer will meet American John Isner in Sunday's Miami Open final. Shapovalov, who will rise into the world's top 20 next week, failed to convert two break points in Federer's first service game - and was punished in the next game as his illustrious opponent pounced to lead by a set and break.

Sports Isner Tops Auger-Aliassime to Get Back to Miami Open Final
Author: 0 Isner Tops Auger-Aliassime to Get Back to Miami Open Final

Auger-Aliassime will also see his ranking jump from 55 to 33 in the world. Shapovalov is 19, Tiafoe is 21, so that means the semifinal on that half of the bracket - facing the Federer-Anderson victor - will be a matchup of different tennis generations.

Sports 'Fresh' City have eyes on quadruple, admits Guardiola
Author: 0 'Fresh' City have eyes on quadruple, admits Guardiola

Liverpool are under huge pressure to pick up the three points against Tottenham with Man City now back in front after their win against Fulham on Saturday and it could be that Mane is the man to keep their title race on track. Aguero extended his lead at the top of the Premier League's scoring chart, with his 19th top-flight strike of yet another glittering campaign. Still, the win lifted United above Arsenal , who host Newcastle United on Monday.

Sports Schumacher to make F1 test debut with Ferrari
Author: 0 Schumacher to make F1 test debut with Ferrari

Although he spoke calmly and in measured tones, the emotion was clear in his voice when addressing how much of an influence his father had on him as a young racer. Schumacher will do F1 testing with Ferrari and Alfa Romeo . Schumacher is moved up after winning the formula 3 CHAMPIONSHIP past year, with the Prema Team, the formula 2.

Sports F1 2019 Launch Date Announced
Author: 0 F1 2019 Launch Date Announced

Players can get behind the wheel of a regulation auto specifically designed alongside F1's technical team for the first time ever, which comes with various livery designs and can be raced in multiplayer. Professional gamers will likely have more time to prepare for the tournament, with a release date ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix now confirmed, as well as first details of new features.

Sports Tiger advances at WGC-Match Play to book blockbuster vs. Rory
Author: 0 Tiger advances at WGC-Match Play to book blockbuster vs. Rory

While McIlroy made it through his group at a canter, including a comfortable 4&2 victory over Matt Fitzpatrick on Friday, Woods needed both a helping hand and another example of his remarkable powers of recovery to join him. "I didn't have much of a game that day". And then maybe towards the end of the match somewhere, I am going to have to respond to some of the shots he plays or some of the putts he holes.

Sports I have more money than Espanyol - Pique
Author: 0 I have more money than Espanyol - Pique

Jasper Cillessen's absence is the main point of note, along with Luis Suarez's inclusion after he overcame a sprained ankle and Lionel Messi's presence after returning from worldwide break with a knock and improving throughout the week.

Sports Kobe Bryant ranks the top three basketball players of all time
Author: 0 Kobe Bryant ranks the top three basketball players of all time

But after closer examination of the tongue, Bryant gave an answer. Usually it's a two-horse race between Michael Jordan and LeBron James but Corden threw a spanner in the works, adding Bryant to the two-horse race. Kobe likes throwing a spanner into the works. A 20-year career and an arsenal of accolades have put his name up for fair discussion of the title of greatest of all time, one in which he has put some sort of finality on, even if just for laughs and giggles.

Sports Phillies Fans Boo Bryce Harper For Going Hitless During Debut
Author: 0 Phillies Fans Boo Bryce Harper For Going Hitless During Debut

The Phillies are hoping that his first-inning performance is just a short preview of what's to come. Yes, we're Game 1 into Harper's 2,106-game deal with the Phillies, and he's already hearing the boos. Things turned around in the seventh inning when the Braves intentionally walked Harper to load the bases. The whole team was pretty pumped and stoked about the crowd we had.

Sports Celtics fan banned for calling DeMarcus Cousins the N-word
Author: 0 Celtics fan banned for calling DeMarcus Cousins the N-word

The Jazz suspended the fans for heckling Westbrook with "degrading and offensive" language. "We express the deepest regrets that this incident happened to DeMarcus", the Celtics said in a statement, "as such behavior violates everything the Boston Celtics have always stood for".

Sports Hopman Cup - tennis's only mixed event - to be removed from calendar
Author: 0 Hopman Cup - tennis's only mixed event - to be removed from calendar

The West Australian capital has been chosen ahead of Adelaide to host the first six days of the 24-team event along with Brisbane, with the eight-team finals to be played in Sydney . "The ITF is committed to upholding the core values of the Hopman Cup in the future and are encouraged by the interest that has already been expressed", ITF President David Haggerty said in a statement.

Sports Liverpool hold talks with Hudson-Odoi's agent
Author: 0 Liverpool hold talks with Hudson-Odoi's agent

The Blues' academy product, who made his senior global bow for England last week, is said to be hoping for a move away from Stamford Bridge in the summer. The future of Eden Hazard may also play a role, with the Belgium worldwide being linked with a move to Real Madrid. Probably, he will play 30-35 matches next season.

Sports Roger Federer and Denis Shapovalov set up Miami Open semi-final
Author: 0 Roger Federer and Denis Shapovalov set up Miami Open semi-final

Auger-Aliassime, the first qualifier to reach the Miami semi-finals since Guillermo Canas in 2007, remained calm and focused through the match's first nine games, playing aggressive-but-controlled tennis from the baseline to dominate early action, breaking for 4-3.

Sports Fernando Alonso - Bahrain test not a precursor to full F1 comeback
Author: 0 Fernando Alonso - Bahrain test not a precursor to full F1 comeback

Although Tuesday's test, which will involve driving to a run plan dictated by tyre supplier Pirelli, does not constitute a full comeback, it will see him get a taste of the auto he turned down for 2019. "When I said bye bye past year, it was because this chapter is already complete and I achieved in F1 a lot more than what I dreamed of". Alonso has been linked with a return to McLaren more or less since the end of the 2018 season, which saw him step away from Formula 1 in order to chase the ...

Sports Former Australian spinner Bruce Yardley succumbs to cancer
Author: 0 Former Australian spinner Bruce Yardley succumbs to cancer

The off-spinner played 33 Tests and seven ODI's for Australia between 1978 and 1983. He finished his Test career with four half-centuries and a top-score of 74. These feats earned him the crown of International Cricketer of the Year, and he also winkled out 13 New Zealand wickets in three Tests across the Tasman.

Sports Conor McGregor back in training
Author: 0 Conor McGregor back in training

The report, in which the Times cited four unnamed sources, came a day after the trash-talking star of the Ultimate Fighting Championship wrote on Twitter that he had chose to retire from his career inside the octagon. That marked McGregor's only MMA fight since a win over Eddie Alvarez in November 2016 although he lost a high-profile boxing match to Floyd Mayweather in August 2017.

Sports Recent Match Report - Australia vs Pakistan 3rd ODI 2019
Author: 0 Recent Match Report - Australia vs Pakistan 3rd ODI 2019

Aaron Finch won the toss for the first time this series, and made a decision to set Pakistan a target. Pakistan continued to give the younger, fringe players game time, though for the first time this series, no player is on debut. Australia started shakily and lost opener Usman Khawaja off just the fifth ball, bowled for nought by Usman Shinwari . He upped the pace after securing his fifty but was denied a third successive ton when he holed out to long-on to become Yasir Shah's ...

Sports Pakistan bans IPL broadcasting
Author: 0 Pakistan bans IPL broadcasting

In retaliation to IMG Reliance's pulling out of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) last month as a mark of protest to deadly attacks on CRPF personnel in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, the Pakistani authorities have made a decision to ban telecast of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in their own country.

Sports Chelsea legend Hasselbaink: Hudson-Odoi ready to start
Author: 0 Chelsea legend Hasselbaink: Hudson-Odoi ready to start

The 18-year-old impressed for England during the worldwide break after the Chelsea FC starlet made his full debut in their 5-1 win over Montenegro in their Euro 2020 qualifier on Monday night. That looks unlikely with Hudson-Odoi willing to run down his contract at the club rather than pen a new one. While £100,000-per-week could well satisfy his financial requirements, Hudson-Odoi says the amount of game time he receives is a big part of his decision.