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Charlotte QB Kevin Olsen Arrested On Rape Charges
- February 20, 2017

He ended past year as the backup quarterback at UNC Charlotte , but has been suspended from the team . In a statement , the school, which said it has been in "close communication" with local police, said the incident occurred off campus and appears "to involve sexual assault within an existing relationship ". (more...)
No fun, no sun at Riviera as storms spoil day No fun, no sun at Riviera as storms spoil day
- February 20, 2017

The US Open champion then posted a final-round 71 to finish comfortably ahead of nearest challengers Thomas Pieters and Scott Brown, ending Day's 11-month stint at the top of the world rankings. However, Johnson had just 14 minutes between the end of his third round and heading out to tee-up for his final 18 holes. Pat Perez birdied the last two holes for a 66 and was one shot behind, along with Cameron Tringale (64). (more...)
Derrick Lewis survives early scare to deliver frightening KO against Travis Browne
- February 20, 2017

A big right midway through the first round noticeably put Browne on the back-foot from which he never recovered. It's been a tough time for Rousey and Lewis. Canadian middleweight Elias Theodorou also earned a unanimous decision in his bout against Cezar Ferreira. Sara McMann submitted Gina Mazany in the first round of their fight while Paul "The Irish Dragon" Felder stopped Alessandro Ricco in the first round. (more...)
Australia vs India Test cricket series: Mitch Marsh pushing for Test recall Australia vs India Test cricket series: Mitch Marsh pushing for Test recall
- February 20, 2017

Earlier, Australia lost both the left-handed openers, vice-captain Warner and the tall England-born Renshaw in the pre-lunch session after they were put in to bat by India A captain Hardik Pandya. Marsh, who appears set for a Test recall like his brother Shaun, went a step further. "The length varies, there's less turn and the bounce makes it easier for stroke players". (more...)
Sutton midfielder makes surprise revelation ahead of Arsenal clash Sutton midfielder makes surprise revelation ahead of Arsenal clash
- February 20, 2017

Follow the FA Cup fifth-round tie on the Sutton Guardian website from 5pm today (Monday, February 20). In other words: don't count Sutton out just yet. And now, with their 2-0 win over Wolves, they're poised as favorites in the FA Cup as well. In a lot of the big games they don't set up and be hard to beat. (more...)
With DeMarcus Cousins, could New Orleans challenge Golden State?
- February 20, 2017

He had 52 points (in the All-Star Game). The 2 minutes, 27 seconds DeMarcus Cousins spent on court in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game turned out to be a showcase for things to come. The three-time All-Star averaged 21.1 points, 10.8 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.4 steals and 1.4 blocks in Sacramento. It will take time for them to form some chemistry, but when they eventually do, the rest of the National Basketball Association better look out. (more...)
Dani Alves: The truth behind fights with Cristiano Ronaldo
- February 20, 2017

The Brazilian played over 200 games for the Catalans, but was let go to Juventus previous year. What happens is that the press sold them differently, saying that I had spoken ill of him and Ronaldo believed it. But Alves claims his apparent disregard for Ronaldo was invented by the press and says that he actually has a tremendous amount of respect for the four-time Ballon d'Or victor. (more...)
Rory McIlroy Played A Round Of Golf With Donald Trump Rory McIlroy Played A Round Of Golf With Donald Trump
- February 20, 2017

Rory McIlroy has continued his recovery from a rib injury - by playing a round of golf with United States president Donald Trump! The Holywood sportsman told the website, No Laying Up , that he was only asked to play golf with Trump hours before they teed off. (more...)
Anthony Davis gave big thumbs-up to Boogie Cousins deal
- February 20, 2017

Hield is averaging 8.6 points but has been explosive at times, with a season high of 21 points. This season, Evans is averaging a career-low 9.5 points in a career-low 18.2 minutes per game. Here I will discuss the outlook for both the Kings and the Pelicans as well as whether this deal is a sign of more to come. Point guard Jrue Holiday has often been mentioned in rumors and the Pelicans front office could dangle him in an offer which could provide the roster with better depth. (more...)
U.S. is one step closer to hosting Olympics again
- February 20, 2017

Momentum Mozgalom, aimed at the country's youth and political left, was formed in 2015 and plans to form a political party to take seats in the 2018 elections. "That's one side of the coin, the other is that if you are capable of doing such a campaign and you are not doing it you have to deal with that responsibility". (more...)
Iowa State tops TCU for third straight win Iowa State tops TCU for third straight win
- February 20, 2017

Amy Okonkwo had a career-high 24 on 9-of-14 shooting with 10 rebounds for the Horned Frogs (12-14, 4-11), who made just 1 of 8 shots in the final six minutes. "Going to Kansas we have to play well, and we have to play well in all the games to complete the Big 12 season", Carleton said. TCU: The Horned Frogs are now in danger of dropping five straight in February with a trip to Kansas and a game with West Virginia next weekend. (more...)
LeBron James, Kyrie Irving shine for Cleveland Cavaliers at NBA All-Star Game
- February 20, 2017

He won the Champions League and two La Liga titles under Frank Rijkaard before Pep Guardiola opted to sacrifice the forward in order to make Lionel Messi the central focus of his team. The East got blown out of this game past year. Granted, very little defense is played in the NBA All-Star Game, but it's nice to see James and Irving out there representing Cleveland. (more...)
How Sutton can upset Arsenal: Tap unrealised potential on plastic pitch How Sutton can upset Arsenal: Tap unrealised potential on plastic pitch
- February 20, 2017

With another non-league side in Lincoln City, who will play the victor of this match on Monday, producing a stunning upset against Burnley, Wenger will be wary of the dangers of complacency, especially against a Sutton United side who will enter this game with a nothing-to-lose mentality. (more...)
Arsenal striker wants to leave at all costs, likes Milan Arsenal striker wants to leave at all costs, likes Milan
- February 20, 2017

And the player's agent has confirmed that Perez will leave Arsenal this summer and talked up a potential move to AC Milan. "Look, the truth is that Lucas wants to leave at all costs and is not happy at Arsenal ", agent Rodrigo Fern√°ndez Lovelle is quoted as saying by CalcioMercato . (more...)
Yankees sign Jon Niese to minor-league deal
- February 20, 2017

The deal is contingent on the 30-year-old lefthander, who has spent the vast majority of his career as a starter, passing a physical. This move could pay off big for the Yankees depending on how Niese performs in the spring, it definitely could not hurt them in any way. (more...)
Manchester United back in for Toni Kroos?
- February 20, 2017

Kroos would surely be worth at least £50m in today's market, although sources close to the Real Madrid board insist he is "un-sellable". Manchester United will reportedly launch a fresh bid to sign Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos this summer. (more...)
Sacramento Kings trade DeMarcus Cousins to New Orleans Pelicans, Anthony Davis elated Sacramento Kings trade DeMarcus Cousins to New Orleans Pelicans, Anthony Davis elated
- February 20, 2017

The 2017 draft pick acquired in the trade is top-3 protected, but with the Pelicans sitting just 2.5 games out of a playoff spot and after the addition of Cousins, that point is almost moot. Expect his numbers to skyrocket in the final 25 games because someone needs to score the points. Sacramento did not get a big or even great haul for Cousins. (more...)
Virat Kohli lands mammoth 100-crore deal with Puma
- February 20, 2017

Kohli will now rub shoulders with the likes of legendary Olympian Usain Bolt and former football World Cup victor Thierry Henry as the global ambassadors of the brand. The bulk of the endorsement deal is estimated to be around INR 12 to 14 crores. Prior to his deal with Puma, Virat Kohli endorsed Adidas, the contract for which ended past year. (more...)
Fans injured at Volusia Speedway when sprint auto flips over fence Fans injured at Volusia Speedway when sprint auto flips over fence
- February 20, 2017

Shortly before 9:30 p.m., two cars collided causing one of the cars to flip several times, clearing the fence that surrounds the track at Volusia Speedway Park. All patients were treated and transported to Halifax Health Medical Center. According to DIRTcar Nationals race organizers, Gary Streek, who was visiting from the United Kingdom, is now in stable condition and visiting with family and friends. (more...)
Chelsea to host Man United, Lincoln could face Arsenal in FA Cup Chelsea to host Man United, Lincoln could face Arsenal in FA Cup
- February 20, 2017

The Gunners travel to Gander Green Lane this evening to play a team now 105 places below them in English football's pyramid looking to cause one of the biggest upsets in the competition's history. "I did the same at Eastleigh, all the stuff I brought to Eastleigh I brought here", he said. You sense Wenger, with his distaste for big money deadline day deals, would approve. (more...)