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Former England Batsmen Kevin Pietersen announces retirement from world cricket Former England Batsmen Kevin Pietersen announces retirement from world cricket
- March 17, 2018

Last month, Pietersen said the current Pakistan Super League ( PSL ) would be his last appearance in a cricket tournament overseas. He tweeted on Friday night: " BOOTS UP! Kevin Pietersen has confirmed that he has finally made a decision to hang up his boots. (more...)
Little Caesars to Offer Free Pizza After UMBC Upset of Virginia Little Caesars to Offer Free Pizza After UMBC Upset of Virginia
- March 17, 2018

The deal ends promptly at 1 p.m., so if you're still in line and haven't ordered, you'll have to pay. In a post to their Facebook page Thursday, Little Ceasars said they would give away free pizza if a #16-seeded team beat a #1-seeded team in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, and it actually happened. (more...)
United, Chelsea and Spurs seek FA Cup salvation United, Chelsea and Spurs seek FA Cup salvation
- March 17, 2018

Maybe you have some players not in good form, you compete and you are out. "Nobody wants to be labelled as a cheat, " he said ". For his age. In his form. "He's a fantastic player". Alli was replaced in the final 10 minutes at Bournemouth with a tight groin and Pochettino hinted that he could be one of the players rested for Saturday's FA Cup quarterfinal at Swansea . (more...)
Stoke fears grow as Tosun earns Everton victory Stoke fears grow as Tosun earns Everton victory
- March 17, 2018

James' Park. Sam Allardyce's Everton have been woeful away from home this season. Visitors Everton , meanwhile, will be without key man Gylfi Sigurdsson for an estimated 6-8 weeks after the Icelander sustained knee damage in last Saturday's 2-0 win over Brighton- a major blow in what has been a hard season for the blue half of Merseyside. (more...)
China wins wheelchair curling gold for first-ever Winter Paralympic medal China wins wheelchair curling gold for first-ever Winter Paralympic medal
- March 17, 2018

In the men's slalom visually impaired competition, Italy's Giacomo Bertagnolli came out on top to add to his gold medal in the giant slalom from Wednesday (March 14). "It's a small thing that made a big impact over the last four years". Arendz shot a flawless 20-for-20, and finished in 42 minutes 52.2 seconds. "It was that close, and was definitely an exciting race", he said. (more...)
South Africa's bowler test ban appeal to be heard South Africa's bowler test ban appeal to be heard
- March 17, 2018

Cricket South Africa will be represented by Advocate Dali Mpofu. The "altercation" between Rabada and Smith has been widely viewed as being "mild" at best with Smith being accused of milking the contact - and not doing much to move out of the way himself. (more...)
Colts trade 3rd overall pick in draft to Jets for 4 selections Colts trade 3rd overall pick in draft to Jets for 4 selections
- March 17, 2018

It was a costly deal. The Jets sent four total picks to Indianapolis to move up three spots from No. 6 to No. 3 in 2018. If a quarterback is the target for the Cardinals, then either they are going to give up many of their picks, or they will target someone like Mason Rudolph. (more...)
Indian Wells: Williams And Halep Suffer Shock Semi-Final Losses Indian Wells: Williams And Halep Suffer Shock Semi-Final Losses
- March 17, 2018

It was a similar story in the second set, Osaka - like she did in the first - getting on top early, going up a double-break against a clearly unsettled Halep. "If I don't win, I'm not happy", Williams said. "I don't find excuses". Despite a great performance so far she found it hard to close the match, offering four break points to Halep but saving them all and closing the encounter on her third match point for the place in the final. (more...)
Texans sign ex-Cardinals DB Mathieu Texans sign ex-Cardinals DB Mathieu
- March 17, 2018

Watt, quarterback Deshaun Watson and the Texans expressed their excitement over the signing in tweets Friday night. Days after being released by the Arizona Cardinals due to his salary-cap figure, Mathieu has signed a one-year deal with the Houston Texans, according to a team announcement. (more...)
Deandre Ayton Declares for 2018 NBA Draft After Loss to Buffalo Deandre Ayton Declares for 2018 NBA Draft After Loss to Buffalo
- March 17, 2018

The strain of a tumultuous season could have caused Arizona's players to cave under the pressure, coach Sean Miller to give up and walk away. He missed two games before being cleared. "Sometimes when adversity strikes it can really rally a group of people, can bring out a closeness that maybe you otherwise would not have felt", Miller said. (more...)
Vontaze Burfict Suspended Four Games for PED Use Vontaze Burfict Suspended Four Games for PED Use
- March 17, 2018

A few days ago there was a rumor that the Cincinnati Bengals were close to trading linebacker Vontaze Burfict to the Oakland Raiders but no such kind of transaction has materialized since. Pending the appeal, this news could once again spell trouble for Burfict, whose history is fraught with conflict. Spotrac noted Burfict stands to lose approximately $1.68 million if the suspension is upheld. (more...)
UCL: Barcelona Annihilates Chelsea As Bayern Advance Over Besiktas UCL: Barcelona Annihilates Chelsea As Bayern Advance Over Besiktas
- March 17, 2018

The Argentina global was in sensational form, scoring his 99th and 100th Champions League goals and also supplying a sublime assist for Ousmane Dembele . However, their final ball was lacking, as they regularly wasted good opportunities to score. Conte is poised to pick his first-choice line-up, having rotated his options in previous rounds, and could yet choose Willy Caballero in goal after Thibaut Courtois was twice beaten through the legs by Lionel Messi in Wednesday's loss at ... (more...)
Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Leicester v Chelsea FC Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Leicester v Chelsea FC
- March 17, 2018

I think like last season, when we won the title and reached the final of the FA Cup , it's always the same: "we must be ready to share the responsibility with the club, the players, me and my staff". "Every trophy is important for us". "Of course all the games we can play are big. I think this is not the most important thing, if you win or stay in the Champions League". (more...)
Defiant Mourinho makes angry defense of his United work Defiant Mourinho makes angry defense of his United work
- March 17, 2018

He ended his monologue by insisting he will not "run away" from the challenge at Old Trafford. "There is something I call football heritage", he told a news conference on Friday . "He's had the faith to put me in for important matches and trusted me in big games". United lost 2-1 against Sevilla at Old Trafford and were dumped out of Europe's Premier club competition in the last-16 phase. (more...)
Alvaro Morata, Fabregas And Martinez Ditched By The Spain Squad Alvaro Morata, Fabregas And Martinez Ditched By The Spain Squad
- March 17, 2018

Morata was included for friendlies against Russian Federation and Costa Rica back in November, but since then has really struggled at club level and has paid the price with Spain . I'm certain Morata is going to have an extraordinary end to the season [and] that he is going to have a starring role for his team. "We want to see him train with the squad and perhaps compete". (more...)
PV Sindhu to take on Akane Yamaguchi in semi-final PV Sindhu to take on Akane Yamaguchi in semi-final
- March 17, 2018

Lin Dan beat his old rival and defending champion Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia 21-16, 21-17 in the All England Open quarterfinals. It boiled down to finding the right balance of aggression and patience and Sindhu ensured that she had the last laugh as she outwitted Okuhara 20-22, 21-18, 21-18 in a battle that lasted 84 minutes. (more...)
Try as he might, Michael Porter Jr. couldn't save Missouri from itself Try as he might, Michael Porter Jr. couldn't save Missouri from itself
- March 17, 2018

CAUSE FOR OPTIMISM: Michael Porter Jr . and Jontay Porter didn't immediately announce they were entering the draft after the game. "I'm not thinking about that right now", he said . "The last couple games, I didn't play free and I was just thinking too much". Martin said overall he's happy with strides his program made this season and hinted at greater things to come. (more...)
NCAA Tournament Texas vs Nevada NCAA Tournament Texas vs Nevada
- March 17, 2018

A series of Texas mistakes allowed Nevada to send the game to OT in the first place, and once it got there, the No. 7 seed caught fire. Five players scored in double digits, led by Kendall Stephens with 22. Nevada's Caleb Martin missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer sending the game into overtime, where Nevada surged ahead for an 87-83 victory. It had been more than a decade since the Wolf Pack had won an NCAA Tournament game. (more...)
United States, Mexico and Canada formally submit 2026 World Cup bid United States, Mexico and Canada formally submit 2026 World Cup bid
- March 17, 2018

VAR allows officials to review and overturn referee decisions for incidents including goals, penalty awards, red cards and mistaken identity. Infantino acknowledged two weeks ago that VAR was now "not perfect", but advocated its use at the upcoming World Cup . (more...)
Eddie Jones: England boss sorry for offensive comments about Wales and Ireland Eddie Jones: England boss sorry for offensive comments about Wales and Ireland
- March 17, 2018

Jones apologised for his comments on Wednesday evening and admitted his choice of words was inexcusable, saying he was "very sorry". "It's not as if we can't play rugby, we know we've got good players as they've played for the Lions and won games for England ", said Jones. (more...)