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Sports Walker sets Hornets record with 60-point game
Author: 0 Walker sets Hornets record with 60-point game

Butler had 15 points in his third game with his new team. Jimmy Butler felt he had no choice but to make his dramatic overtime match-winning basket against the Charlotte Hornets in order to halt Kemba Walker's stunning 60-point performance.

Sports Formula 3: Sophia Floersch hospitalised after horror crash at Macau Grand Prix
Author: 0 Formula 3: Sophia Floersch hospitalised after horror crash at Macau Grand Prix

Fortunately, Floersch survived the frightful crash but has been diagnosed with a spinal fracture, to which she'll undergo surgery soon. A medical report from the organizers said that there were no critical injuries, although Florsch, who was complaining of back pain after being extricated from her crashed vehicle, was determined to have suffered a spinal fracture.

Sports Condoleeza Rice Under Consideration For Cleveland Browns Head Coach
Author: 0 Condoleeza Rice Under Consideration For Cleveland Browns Head Coach

The NFL now has three female assistant coaches: Katie Sowers (San Francisco 49ers), Kelsey Martinez (Oakland Raiders), and Jennifer Welter (Arizona Cardinals). "She's an wonderful person", a Browns source told ESPN . She would also be the first former Secretary of State to do so. Rice, since being secretary of state from 2005-09, has become increasingly involved in sports, from being a member of the College Football Playoff Committee to chairing the Commission on College Basketball to ...

Sports Mookie Betts Tops Mike Trout, Jose Ramirez For AL MVP
Author: 0 Mookie Betts Tops Mike Trout, Jose Ramirez For AL MVP

The Angels' Mike Trout finished second and the Indians' Jose Ramirez third. It was the fourth time Trout has finished second in MVP balloting, and the seventh consecutive year in which he has finished in the top five for the AL MVP.

Sports Harvard beats Yale in The Game at Fenway Park
Author: 0 Harvard beats Yale in The Game at Fenway Park

The gesture has been debated by viewers, but the call stood. The Crimson went on to win in convincing fashion, albeit at a great cost. Quarterback Tom Stewart threw for 312 yards and three touchdowns before being taken off the field in a stretcher in the fourth quarter.

Sports Mercedes defend Lewis Hamilton over comments about India
Author: 0 Mercedes defend Lewis Hamilton over comments about India

The recently-crowned five-time world champion has offered his thoughts in the wake of Liberty Media's announcement that from 2020, the streets of Hanoi will stage the Vietnam Grand Prix in the latest addition to the growing F1 calendar. But his comments did not go down well with Indian fans, who reminded Hamilton that the popularity of the sport is huge in the country. While this comment may come off as offensive to Formula One fans in India, it is not wrong to say that the crowd in India ...

Sports Packers' Playoff Hopes on Life Support After Seahawks Soar in Fourth Quarter
Author: 0 Packers' Playoff Hopes on Life Support After Seahawks Soar in Fourth Quarter

Russell Wilson threw for 225 yards and his 15-yard touchdown pass to Ed Dickson with 5:08 left was the difference in the Seahawks' victory. It is not at is Seattle has been ineffective passing the ball, either. Kendricks usually is for about one-third of Green Bay's plays, give or take a little, although last Sunday against Miami he was in for a season-high 61 percent.

Sports Kyrie Irving scores 43, Celtics beat Raptors 123-116 in OT
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving scores 43, Celtics beat Raptors 123-116 in OT

Back on October 19, Kawhi Leonard delivered 31 points, 10 rebounds and three assists in Toronto's 113-101 home win over Boston . Before the 2018-19 season commenced, there were two teams that many felt had the best chance to occupy the Eastern Conference throne left vacated by Cleveland.

Sports UM Stays At No. 4 In Playoff Rankings
Author: 0 UM Stays At No. 4 In Playoff Rankings

The stain of that blowout loss at Purdue won't come off easy, though, and choosing between Ohio State at 12-1 and Oklahoma at 12-1 or West Virginia at 11-1 or Washington State at 12-1 won't be such an easy chore for the committee. Penn State football checked in at No. 14 in this week's College Football Playoff rankings . Iowa State had a rocky start to the 2018 season but has since turned it around.

Sports Super Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa poses challenge to Bafana Bafana
Author: 0 Super Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa poses challenge to Bafana Bafana

I think i am growing now and getting more matured and the expectations are high and I need to keep up my game to ensure I remain relevant as far football is concerned. Both teams tied 1-1 in a friendly in Nelspruit in March 2015 before the Bafana shocked the Eagles in Uyo 2-0 on Matchday 1 of the current qualifying series.

Sports Djokovic warns of 'saturation' over rival team events
Author: 0 Djokovic warns of 'saturation' over rival team events

The event can be seen as a direct-rival to the International Tennis Federation's new World Cup of Tennis, which has come after they agreed to radically reform the Davis Cup. "It's not an ATP land grab or anything like", Kermode added. But earlier in the week, Djokovic did voice his concerns over the closeness of the two competitions, believing the result could be "two average events".

Sports Martin O'Neill Addresses Confusion Over Michael Obafemi Allegiance
Author: 0 Martin O'Neill Addresses Confusion Over Michael Obafemi Allegiance

Obafemi, 18, was called up to the Ireland squad on November 6 for the friendly against Northern Ireland and the UEFA Nations League match against Denmark. 'It'll be a game that both teams will be desperate to come out and get a result in, especially with the results the way they've been for both teams in recent times '.

Sports Dazzling Ireland claim historic All Blacks scalp in Dublin
Author: 0 Dazzling Ireland claim historic All Blacks scalp in Dublin

Ireland have climbed to second in the world rankings under Joe Schmidt but the Kiwi-native still measures the progress of his side by their matches against his homeland. "It's a massive game and something we are looking forward to", said Best after his captain's run at the Aviva Stadium. But Leavy, who was substituted into the match after Sean O'Brien broke his right arm, wasn't ready because of "general tightness", the Irish Rugby Union said on Friday.

Sports India Women vs Australia Women
Author: 0 India Women vs Australia Women

Spinners, as has been the case so far in the tournament, were the wreckers-in chief for India picking up all nine wickets to fall between them. The opener eventually holed out to long on off Schutt, but not before helping end Australia's 12-match T20 winning streak.

Sports Kevin Anderson sprints past Kei Nishikori for the second win — ATP Finals
Author: 0 Kevin Anderson sprints past Kei Nishikori for the second win — ATP Finals

Federer was erratic and grumpy in his straight-sets defeat by Nishikori, but he returned 48 hours later with a majestic display which delighted the sell-out O2 Arena crowd. He responded to that setback by cancelling his practice session on Monday, sparking fears he was seriously hampered by a hand injury that has troubled him since the grass-court season in June and July.

Sports EPL: Liverpool star, Van Dijk criticises Cristiano Ronaldo
Author: 0 EPL: Liverpool star, Van Dijk criticises Cristiano Ronaldo

Ramos has found himself in an ongoing war of words with Liverpool star Dejan Lovren , with the 29-year-old Croatian centre-back initially criticising the Spain worldwide and captain for making more mistakes than him. "I try to avoid the situations he gets into, and don't even try to make slide tackles". On Lovren's rivalry with Ramos , he continued: 'That's not for me to compare them two.

Sports Jos Verstappen supports his son after crash with Ocon
Author: 0 Jos Verstappen supports his son after crash with Ocon

Wolff replied: "In a few years' time he may look back at these images and wonder whether this was the right behaviour, but you can not rush this, because this is a learning process". But, Verstappen moved to the inside, clearly under the impression that he had cleared Ocon. "But Max diced with him, instead of going, 'What is this guy playing at?" "And the job is going to get more hard every year".

Sports Ireland v New Zealand: How All Blacks have shaped Ireland's rugby rise
Author: 0 Ireland v New Zealand: How All Blacks have shaped Ireland's rugby rise

These are the types of Test matches that gets everyone up - it's number one versus number two - and there's a real excitement that's building as we get closer to Saturday. "It is one and two, so whoever wins will be the best side in the world regardless of rankings", he said. "They're a hard team to play against because you're not just playing against the way that they play, you're also playing against, they clearly intimidate referees, they push the law right to the edge, they do things ...

Sports Zion Williamson shows Eastern Michigan what basketball's next level looks like
Author: 0 Zion Williamson shows Eastern Michigan what basketball's next level looks like

Playing for Spartanburg Day School, Zion led the Griffins to three-straight South Carolina Class AA State Championships, averaged 36.4 points and 11.4 rebounds per game in high school, and was named a McDonald's All-American as a senior. "Everything we did kind of worked, and the reason it worked was because we played so hard", Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said . Reddish had that off night against Eastern Michigan, where he scored just three points after draining seven threes against Army.

Sports Germany relegated from Nations League top tier to cap miserable 2018
Author: 0 Germany relegated from Nations League top tier to cap miserable 2018

It was a first defeat for France following their World Cup success in Russian Federation and, without a string of Lloris saves, the scoreline would have been even more emphatic. The French need just a point from their final match - in Rotterdam on Friday - to ensure a place in the knockout stages, and former France midfielder Deschamps picked out Frenkie de Jong as the key to the Dutch revival under Ronald Koeman after failing to qualify for the summer's World Cup.

Sports New Zealand to host Women's Rugby World Cup in 2021
Author: 0 New Zealand to host Women's Rugby World Cup in 2021

On behalf of Rugby Australia I want to thank everyone who assisted with our bid for the 2021 Women's World Cup, especially the Australian Government and New South Wales Government for their significant backing. The event comes between other big events including the sailing of the America's Cup early in the year, the World Softball Championships and Apec leaders' week in November.

Sports Irving scores 17 points, Celtics rout Bulls 111-82
Author: 0 Irving scores 17 points, Celtics rout Bulls 111-82

But things aren't as attractive in Boston as they should be right now, and Hayward clearly isn't performing at the level the Celtics wanted him to when they signed him in free agency last summer. "We're better with Marcus". Kyrie Irving , their best player, seems to agree with that sentiment and during a post-game interview talked about how a 14-15 year veteran on the team would be beneficial right now.

Sports Huge boost for England as Croatia star Rakitic ruled out of decider
Author: 0 Huge boost for England as Croatia star Rakitic ruled out of decider

Croatia , the 2018 World Cup runner-up, has struggled since its success in Russian Federation and sits in last place with one point-though it could still top the group if it beats Spain and then England on Sunday. "We will see who will replace him". "We've got [Nikola] Vlasic, [Mateo] Kovacic, [Josip] Brekalo, we have [Milan] Badelj, we always have solutions".

Sports Kirk Cousins voices respect toward Khalil Mack, Bears defense
Author: 0 Kirk Cousins voices respect toward Khalil Mack, Bears defense

The Bears, meanwhile, haven't played a game as meaningful as Sunday night's contest at Soldier Field since the 2013 season finale when they lost the division championship to the Packers on a late touchdown. No NFL team has allowed fewer plays of 10-plus yards. Opponents have made 33 trips into the red zone but scored just 13 touchdowns against the Vikings for a touchdown percentage of 39.4.

Sports Flag Ban in Spain Highlights Kosovo's Sporting Handicap
Author: 0 Flag Ban in Spain Highlights Kosovo's Sporting Handicap

Kosovo, if allowed to compete, will be one of the nine countries to make their debut at the World Championships. This led the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to ask international federations not to award major competitions to Spain until this issue is resolved, a source close to the Switzerland-based body said.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo set to marry Georgina Rodriguez
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo set to marry Georgina Rodriguez

The two have been living together for quite some time and have a daughter named Alana Martina , born previous year in November. The Spanish beauty sparked engagement rumours at the World Cup after she showed off a stunning £615,000 diamond ring.

Sports Abu Dhabi Test: Pakistan dismiss New Zealand for 153 in first innings
Author: 0 Abu Dhabi Test: Pakistan dismiss New Zealand for 153 in first innings

Pakistan will be hoping for a similar show from him come the New Zealand Tests as well. He had a couple of light days in training, but said he would be ready for what he expects to be an extremely challenging three-test series. Williamson has been declared fit to play in the first Test tonight (NZ time) after missing the last ODI match due to a minor groin strain. "Measure for measure obviously coming into Pakistan's home series, naturally there is a lot of work to do for the overseas ...

Sports NASCAR Legend David Pearson Dies At 83, Richard Petty Leads Tributes
Author: 0 NASCAR Legend David Pearson Dies At 83, Richard Petty Leads Tributes

Pearson began his NASCAR career in 1960 and ended his first season by winning the 1960 NASCAR Rookie of the Year award. When he came close to running the full schedule, he won a championship - or came darn close. We wouldn't be here today without him and we're thinking of the entire David Pearson family tonight. You have no idea just how good of a driver he was and I feel so fortunate that I was able to work with him in 1983 & 1984! "[Petty]'s probably the one that made me win as many ...

Sports Rooney's farewell is England win over US
Author: 0 Rooney's farewell is England win over US

Gareth Southgate inspired England to a stunning World Cup campaign last summer and Rooney is confident the good times will keep coming. "It will live with me for a long time", said Rooney before talking about the mini-controversy over his selection.

Sports The former England defender announced the completion of a career
Author: 0 The former England defender announced the completion of a career

Cole joined Lille on loan from Liverpool in the 2011/12 season, where he played alongside Hazard , who had already caught the eye of several major European teams with his performances. The midfielder thanked his former clubs in his official statement and said he will cherish his "special" time from Chelsea. And the Stamford Bridge faithful were quick to laud Cole for playing a part in bringing Hazard to the club.

Sports The Rockets are done with Carmelo Anthony
Author: 0 The Rockets are done with Carmelo Anthony

Curry has already been ruled out for Golden State's next two games because of a groin injury. It's unclear whether anyone will take the bait on the 10-time All-Star for the time being, though. Reports said Durant and several other teammates had argued with Green after he had held onto possession with the final play of regulation time, rather than pass to Durant.

Sports Golden State Warriors set to sell monthly tickets with no court view
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors set to sell monthly tickets with no court view

Not included with the pass? The Golden State Warriors think their fans would and sent out an email offering them just that . Pass holders will also have the opportunity to receive one of the Warriors giveaways if they are among the first 10,000 people in attendance during home games, according to Rovell.

Sports Carmelo Anthony's reps exploring where he may go next
Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony's reps exploring where he may go next

Wojnarowski wrote that "Anthony's best short-term course of action could be to exercise patience" as National Basketball Association teams are hesitant to make roster moves early in the season. With the veteran forward's time with the Houston Rockets nearing its end, he's been linked to a few team and not surprisingly, one was the Sixers. Anthony has been a negative to the Rockets when he's been on the floor.

Sports Roger Federer brushes off preferential treatment talk
Author: 0 Roger Federer brushes off preferential treatment talk

It is the 15th time Federer has reached the final four in 16 ATP Finals appearances. "David Law, who was in the room, describes how the atmosphere changed when Federer responded with a perfectly-timed silence and gave reporters a steely stare".

Sports Hamilton gets backlash after India 'poor place' comments
Author: 0 Hamilton gets backlash after India 'poor place' comments

Even as Hamilton was attacked on social media for his comment on India, he was supported by Toto Wolff, boss of Hamilton's Mercedes F1 team. Hamilton was of the opinion that the millions spent on the track, that is now not in use, could have been spent on schools and homes for those in need.