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Sports Stokes savours strong return after controversy
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Black Caps skipper Kane Williamson bats during an global T20 tri-series cricket match between the Black Caps and England at Westpac Stadium in Wellington. Following the dismissals skipper Morgan and Stokes came to the rescue and forged a 88-run fourth wicket stand before the former was caught and bowled by Colin Munro.

Sports Have a look at Usain Bolt's first training session with Mamelodi Sundowns
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Soccer Aid for Unicef has previously featured A-list stars such as Hollywood actor Will Ferrell, One Direction's Niall Horan and True Detective star Woody Harrelson. Singer Williams, who is a Unicef UK ambassador and co-founder of Soccer Aid, said he was "buzzing" that the event was back. The match has also seen some of football's biggest names including Maradona, Zinedine Zidane and Ronaldinho take to the pitch in aid of charity.

Author: 0 Backlash as European Union threatens trade laws override

This would mean no internal Irish border, but would see Northern Ireland still bound by EU rules in areas such as agriculture, the environment and customs, and subject to the European court of justice, anathema to many Tory Brexiters. She has said Britain will create a new "deep and special partnership" with the EU, but has ruled out staying in its single market or a new customs union , which would require continued free movement of migrants and adherence to EU rules.

Sports Stan Wawrinka to skip 2 American events to rest injured knee
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World number two Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the Mexican Open following a right hip injury. "They are both awesome events, but coming back from a big surgery after having played a few tournaments, I have discussed with my team that it is best for me to build on the progress and go back to practice", Wawrinka said in a statement.

Sports Late run pushes Penn State past Northwestern
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Instead, Penn State dominated from the start, won battles for the puck and kept Minnesota from registering its first shot on goal until more than 10 minutes had expired. With less than four minutes left, the Lions made three consecutive 3-pointers and shut down the Wildcats' offense to turn a two-point deficit into a respectable victory on Thursday night, 65-57.

Sports Stephen Curry Trashed His Hotel Room Playing Golf Inside
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The day before the Warriors' game against the Hawks, Steph Curry shared a photo that showed his hotel room covered in glass . But on Thursday, Curry discovered why you shouldnt practice your swing inside a hotel room. National Basketball Association star Stephen Curry's love of golf went a bit overboard and his hotel room paid the price. By getting to that mark by his early 30s, Curry may create such space between he and Allen that no one else comes close to Curry's record for quite some ...

Sports USWNT to honor Gold Medal winning Women's Hockey team
Author: 0 USWNT to honor Gold Medal winning Women's Hockey team

The gold for the USA marks the first one since the team won the inaugural women's tournament in 1998. In the women's halfpipe, Kim dominated the field. Fortunately, Monique Lamoureux took advantage of a failed 2-on-1 and poor line change from Canada. In the quarter finals against the Czech Republic the US played a back-and-forth game that led to a 2-2 tie until the end of regulation.

Sports Browns a possible 'suitor' for Frank Gore?
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Previous year with the Colts , Gore played in all 16 games and ran 261 times for 961 yards and three touchdowns. "He's a Hall of Fame player in my mind, without a question a first-ballot Hall of Fame player". "When you play the Tampa 2 scheme, the combination, the breakdown of man to zone can vary, depending on your corners", Reich said . "He's a guy, as far as I'm concerned, is a living legend", said Reich.

Sports New England Patriots: Should the Pats go after Lamar Jackson?
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I'm not going to be a wide receiver at all. I don't know where that's come from", Jackson said Friday at the National Football League scouting combine. Even though Jackson has never played the position. "I can break pressure and keep my eyes down the field", Jackson said, asked what he does well as a QB.

Sports David Padgett talks about Louisville's 67-66 loss to No. 1 Virginia
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Virginia didn't wilt, answering with two free throws by Jerome with a tick left. Jerome led all scorers with 21 points while Adel led the Cardinals with 18. "I just forgot I couldn't take an extra step and I was just trying to get it to Darius". For the first time ever, an ACC men's basketball team has finished a season with a flawless 9-and-0 record on the road.

Sports On-loan Everton defender Eliaquim Mangala likely to miss rest of season
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Those comments immediately prompted a strong reaction on social media and the disconnect between Everton supporters and the manager is the main reason his position remains in doubt... "The away form is a long-standing problem at the club", he said. It's been there for a while and it's something I have to remedy'. Allardyce also added that midfielder James McCarthy is walking again but he was reluctant to put a time frame on the player's return from a double leg break.

Author: 0 Liverpool Interested In Yet Another Southampton Player

Add that to the likes of Gini Wijnaldum, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Adam Lallana, Jordan Henderson and James Milner among others, and a move for Lemina seems unlikely. But, the Reds will have to be wary of not over-negotiating their way out of a transfer come summer. L'Equipe note that Arsenal are also interested in Lemina.

Sports First male athlete sues Larry Nassar over alleged sexual abuse
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Team USA denied the allegations, claiming they were unaware of the gymnastic doctor's abuse . The suit came on the same day a male gymnast alleged in a different lawsuit that Nassar abused him. "When the minor female gymnast came into the basement", the filing stated, "Dr. Nassar then pulled down Plaintiff Jacob Moore's trousers, exposing his genitalia, explaining to Jacob Moore that he was doing this to treat his shoulder pain through acupuncture in his pubic area and in and ...

Sports JR Smith Suspended Over Soup Attack
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ESPN reported the details of the suspension Friday morning. Smith threw a bowl of soup at assistant coach Damon Jones . Smith will serve the penalty on Thursday night as the Cavs host the Philadelphia 76ers . Lue said Rodney Hood will start tonight in Smith's place, and that Smith was scheduled to start prior to the suspension. There's no trouth to the rumor that Jones wanted Smith to throw soup on the bottom of his shoes for the goal of giving him chicken soup for his sole.

Sports Baker Mayfield has the makeup that could be attractive to Patriots
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I know he's going to be talking all week, and this is kind of an exhausting process both physically and mentally. While many understandably scoff at what the Browns have become and their 1-31 record the last two seasons, Mayfield didn't sound like someone who is ready to shy away from the challenge of resurrecting what was once a great franchise prior to 1999.

Sports Los Angeles Rams trade DE Robert Quinn to Dolphins
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According to Adam Schefter , the Rams have traded defensive end Robert Quinn to the Miami Dolphins . He would also be a first-team All-Pro selection following the 2013 season. Meanwhile, the Dolphins have beefed up their defensive line with another formidable pass rusher alongside defensive end Cameron Wake , and defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh .

Sports Woods to warm up for Masters in Florida
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Despite those words, it was never a certainty that Woods would add the tournament. Valspar organizers will open up two additional parking lots to handle 5,000 to 6,000 more spots. That is considered a good sign given all his health issues. Woods is a four-time Masters champion but has not competed in the first major of the year since 2015 due to a back injury that some felt would spell the end of his illustrious career.

Sports Russell Wilson strikes out in debut with the Yankees
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Wilson hinted at the possibility of getting a chance to hit before the game. No. 73 walked back to the dugout with his bat in his hand and the crowd cheering. During the 2017 season, Wilson matched a personal best with 34 touchdowns, but his 11 interceptions also matched a previous high. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said he wasn't opposed to the idea of Wilson appearing in games, though he said he would wait to hear from the Seahawks before deciding whether Wilson would be allowed ...

Sports Turkish forward Ilyasova signs with Philadelphia 76ers, joining compatriot Korkmaz
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Reuters/Russ Isabella-USA TODAY SportsUtah Jazz forward Trevor Booker (33) defends against San Antonio Spurs center Boris Diaw (33) during the first half at Vivint Smart Home Arena, Feb. However, the veteran forward will not be a free agent for long as he already has his next opportunity lined up. Per Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports and Alex Kennedy of HoopsHype.com, Booker will sign with the Indiana Pacers once he clears waivers.

Author: 0 Indiana Basketball: Season comes to an end in crushing loss to Rutgers

Four players are averaging at least 12.5 points per game for Purdue , they are Carsen Edwards (18.2), Vincent Edwards (14.7), Isaac Haas (14.6) and Mathias (12.5). The 14th-seeded Scarlet Knights (15-18) face third seed and No. 8 Purdue at Madison Square Garden in the final game of Friday's quadruple-header. Almost every single time IU turned the ball over, Rutgers converted it into easy fastbreak baskets.

Sports Rutherford out of World Indoor C'ships
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The European indoor champion equalled his lifetime best of 2.33m in Trinec last month to finish second behind Lysenko. Muir thrives indoors and is fully recovered from the stress fracture which hampered preparations for London. With a second half of 4:03, a last kilometre of 2:37.43 and a final lap of 29.44 seconds, Dibaba recorded her fastest ever closing splits from her world indoor 3000m victories.

Sports Mexico Championship Power Rankings: Top ten at Chapultepec
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Joining Rose in the star-studded field set to tee off on Thursday at Chapultepec Golf Club are reigning PGA Championship victor Justin Thomas , world No 2 Jon Rahm and 2017 Race to Dubai victor Tommy Fleetwood . Last year, Titleist quizzed Steven Aoyama , a Principal Scientist in Golf Ball research and development, on this very question. The USGA made an interesting change Monday as the U.S.

Author: 0 Arsenal v Manchester City - story of the match

Aubameyang scored on his Arsenal debut but has not found the net since, while Mkhitaryan was anonymous as City ran riot in a glittering first-half display. "Eden Hazard and Willian were outstanding, especially in the first 45 minutes, against United but the worry is the pair are carrying the Blues as an attacking threat of late".

Sports Does Manchester United really regret Alexis Sanchez swap from Arsenal?
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Giggs sees no reason for an over-reaction or panic though, stating that he doesn't think " anyone should be worried " because of the fact José Mourinho has captured a " top, top player ". With 8 goals and five assists to his name Martial has become a better alternative for Mourinho this season. The Red Devils finished in sixth place in the Premier League table in Mourinho's first campaign in charge last term.

Sports Seahawks Attempting To Trade Michael Bennett
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Following his release that October, Bennett landed with the Buccaneers, where he played four seasons. He racked up 8.5 sacks last season. Seattle would incur $5.2 million in dead money versus roughly $2.2M in savings by trading or releasing him prior to June 1st.

Sports Deontay Wilder Slams Anthony Joshua Promoter Eddie Hearn Before Luis Ortiz Bout
Author: 0 Deontay Wilder Slams Anthony Joshua Promoter Eddie Hearn Before Luis Ortiz Bout

He won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and now he's the WBC heavyweight champion. He's a very skilled fighter with a lot of pop. The only thing missing is convincing the public that he's the genuine article. Even if you believe their November 4 fight was canceled strictly because Ortiz failed to properly fill out the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association's paperwork prior to PED testing, Ortiz and his handlers are the only ones to blame for that ordeal.

Sports Australia skipper eager for South Africa revenge
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South Africa , meanwhile, have approached the first Test with injury concerns about several players including captain du Plessis, AB de Villiers (finger) and Quinton de Kock (wrist). While pace bowlers are certain to play a key role in the series, the back end of the cricket season in South African means the pitches are likely to be drier, meaning both Nathan Lyon and Keshav Maharaj could play a pivotal role.