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Kyrie Irving Will Miss Rest of Season, Playoffs After Knee Surgery Kyrie Irving Will Miss Rest of Season, Playoffs After Knee Surgery
- April 05, 2018

Irving's left knee is the same one that he injured during the 2015 NBA Finals. Now that the Celtics are a virtual walkover, LeBron James' path to the Finals may be absent of a single superstar. Gordon Hayward , of course, hasn't played since he fractured his ankle on opening night. Irving is a five-time NBA All-Star and has averaged 24.4 points, 5.1 assists and 3.8 rebounds this season with the Boston Celtics . (more...)
Shikhar Dhawan Slams Shahid Afridi on Twitter over Kashmir Issue Shikhar Dhawan Slams Shahid Afridi on Twitter over Kashmir Issue
- April 05, 2018

Only Sachin Tendulkar has not reprimanded Afridi's statement before many other Indian cricketers have lynched him. In this year's PSL, the former Pakistan captain represented the Karachi Kings. Wonder where is the @UN & other int bodies & why aren't they making efforts to stop this bloodshed?" Whatever we are doing in our country is good for us and we know what we will do in the future too. (more...)
Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu wins first gold for India in weightlifting
- April 05, 2018

With a 10-kg lead in the snatch, Chanu had the comfort of going for lesser weights in the clean and jerk events, but that meant she would put her feet off the pedal and that's why instead of going for comfort, she chose to go all guns blazing. (more...)
Can the new Tiger Woods win at Augusta National? Can the new Tiger Woods win at Augusta National?
- April 05, 2018

Mickelson will replace Jack Nicklaus as the event's oldest champion if he can claim a fourth Green Jacket at 47, having handed himself a timely boost a few weeks back when landing a first victory since the 2013 Open Championship at Muirfield. (more...)
Liverpool apologise to Manchester City after bottles thrown at team bus Liverpool apologise to Manchester City after bottles thrown at team bus
- April 05, 2018

The tie may not be over, with 90 minutes remaining at the Etihad on Tuesday, but Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp, who has enjoyed more wins over City counterpart Pep Guardiola than any other manager, will be delighted as his commitment to attacking football was amply rewarded. (more...)
Ronaldo thanks Juve fans for applauding Ronaldo thanks Juve fans for applauding
- April 05, 2018

Ronaldo became the first player to score in 10 consecutive Champions League matches when Real swept into an early lead. After an outstanding game against Tottenham last month, Chiellini had a game to forget this time around. Ronaldo's former Real colleague Alvaro Arbeloa claimed the 33-year-old can now go play football with aliens as he has achieved everything on earth, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic cheekily dared Ronaldo to try a bicycle-kick from further out. (more...)
Sumo association apologises after female medics spark sexist row Sumo association apologises after female medics spark sexist row
- April 05, 2018

The two women were attempting to perform a CPR, but multiple announcements were made over loudspeakers asking them to leave the ring, as told to AFP . He said he greatly appreciates the women's efforts and offers a deep apology for the inappropriate response. This is not the first time that sumo's ban on women has caused controversy. (more...)
Two yellow weather warnings issued for Limerick with heavy rain expected Two yellow weather warnings issued for Limerick with heavy rain expected
- April 05, 2018

A 24-hour rainfall warning has also been issued Carlow , Kilkenny , Wexford , Cork , Kerry , Limerick , Tipperary and Waterford . The status yellow weather warning issued by Met Éireann yesterday has been lifted this morning, with temperatures set to rise today as the frost clears. (more...)
TJ Dillashaw To Defend Bantamweight Championship In Rematch Against Cody Garbrandt TJ Dillashaw To Defend Bantamweight Championship In Rematch Against Cody Garbrandt
- April 05, 2018

Dillashaw told MMAjunkie Radio earlier this year he believes Garbrandt should work his way back into contention before being granted another title shot. Garbrandt (11-1) meanwhile will head into UFC 227 after the first loss of his career. The fight ended with a second-round knockout. Both fighters trained together before Dillashaw had a falling out with Team Alpha Male for moving his training grounds to Colorado under coach Duane Ludwig. (more...)
Klopp: Salah 100 per cent deserves PFA Player of the Year award Klopp: Salah 100 per cent deserves PFA Player of the Year award
- April 05, 2018

The Belgium global had been considered favourite for the award for most of the season but Salah's increasingly impressive goal tally has brought him into the mix. "He's that kind of player that you just need to be on your best". "I don't think it's something bad". Meanwhile, Klopp was all praise for his team, in particular, their defensive display as the rampant Citizens failed to register a single shot on target during the game. (more...)
Shohei Ohtani Gets Silent Treatment After First MLB Homerun Shohei Ohtani Gets Silent Treatment After First MLB Homerun
- April 05, 2018

Tuesday, while playing DH against the Indians , the 23-year-old showcased his power when he smacked a ball to right-center for his first career home run in his home debut. Ohtani beat the Athletics on Sunday , working six innings and allowing three earned runs on three hits and one walk to go with six strikeouts. Ohtani is also hitting.429 so far. (more...)
EPL: Manchester United better than Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham - Mourinho EPL: Manchester United better than Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham - Mourinho
- April 05, 2018

Since the season started, Pep Guardiola's brilliant Manchester City side have been lauded as the best team ever seen in the Premier League. The Portuguese coach hasn't enjoyed the best of seasons at the Red Devils. Before City fans can celebrate such historic records, however, they must give their full support to the team at a crucial Manchester derby. The Old Trafford club went unbeaten on their way to winning both the FA Cup and the Champions League , though they did draw an ... (more...)
Tour pros bust out custom Masters-themed golf shoes at Augusta National Tour pros bust out custom Masters-themed golf shoes at Augusta National
- April 05, 2018

Plus, the caddies stole the show at the Par 3 contest. He wants this to be the year he finally gets over that hump. An worldwide field of 72 women amateurs will compete before a cut is made after 36 holes with the top 30 advancing to the final day. (more...)
Packers free agent tight end Richard Rodgers signs with Philadelphia Eagles Packers free agent tight end Richard Rodgers signs with Philadelphia Eagles
- April 05, 2018

Though he didn't blow anyone away at the combine, only running a 4.87 40 yard dash, his on-field production lead the Green Bay Packers to select Rodgers 98th overall with their third-round pick and fill out their tight end room. While he alone may not be able to fill Burton's huge shoes, between Worrilow and Rodgers, the Eagles' special teams unit should continue to one of the league's best. (more...)
Conor McGregor Stripped Of Lightweight Title, Confirms Dana White Conor McGregor Stripped Of Lightweight Title, Confirms Dana White
- April 05, 2018

McGregor lost that bout and has not fought at all since, with UFC president Dana White confirming at a press conference on Wednesday that McGregor would lose his title. Nurmagomedov was originally scheduled to fight interim champion Tony Ferguson who was forced to withdraw less than a week before the title fight after tearing a ligament in his knee in a "freak accident". (more...)
On the passing of Winnie Nomazamo Madikizela-Mandela On the passing of Winnie Nomazamo Madikizela-Mandela
- April 05, 2018

Even in death Winnie Mandela is still feared by racists; some of them are celebrating her death today. In 1996, the Mandelas officially divorced. But her reputation came under damaging scrutiny in the later years of apartheid. When they married, Mrs Madikizela-Mandela was in her early 20s while Mr Mandela was 39 and a father of three. However, Mrs Madikizela-Mandela's visits were rare and she was never allowed any physical contact with her husband. (more...)
Liverpool 3-0 Man City Liverpool 3-0 Man City
- April 05, 2018

Sane, especially in the first half, did not fare much better. City's capacity for goals means it still has a chance, but if this is a second exit before the semifinal, it will hurt far more than the first. Concerns about windows being smashed on the Manchester City coach, with thousands of Liverpool fans lining the streets on their approach to the ground armed with smoke bombs and flares, were nothing compared to Guardiola's annoyance at the wheels coming off in the opening 45 minutes. (more...)
Dana White Announces That Brock Lesnar Is Returning To UFC Dana White Announces That Brock Lesnar Is Returning To UFC
- April 05, 2018

White would also say "Yes he's coming back, I'm not sure when but he is". UFC president Dana White might have put all the rumors to bed during an appearance on " UFC Tonight " on Wednesday. Lesnar resumed his MMA career briefly when he defeated Mark Hunt at UFC 200, but the fight was ruled a no-contest after Lesnar's violation of the anti-doping policy was discovered. (more...)
Tottenham wins at Chelsea for first time in 28 years Tottenham wins at Chelsea for first time in 28 years
- April 05, 2018

Sponsorship and corporate hospitality revenue was up almost £6m to £54.7m and merchandise income up £2m to £14m but Premier League gate receipts fell £3.2m to £19m due to building work necessitating a reduced capacity at White Hart Lane . (more...)
Arsène Wenger: It's great that Aubameyang let Lacazette take penalty Arsène Wenger: It's great that Aubameyang let Lacazette take penalty
- April 05, 2018

On Alexandre Lacazette's readiness to lead the attack line for Arsenal against CSKA, Wenger said: "We have basically everybody available I think..." Cech was back in training on Wednesday after missing Sunday's Premier League win over Stoke with a groin injury, and Wenger was vague when asked which goalkeeper will start on Thursday. (more...)