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Sports Bencic upsets Kvitova to lift Dubai title
Author: 0 Bencic upsets Kvitova to lift Dubai title

The 45th-ranked Swiss, who once stood seventh in the rankings before a run of back and wrist injuries, came from 5-3 down in the final set to end the 12-match Dubai win streak of defending two-time champion Elina Svitolina 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (7/3).

Sports Harden fined $25K for public criticism of the officiating
Author: 0 Harden fined $25K for public criticism of the officiating

Harden scored 30 points in that contest to increase his streak of 30-point scoring efforts to 32 games, the second longest in National Basketball Association history behind Hall of Famer Wilt Chamberlain's 65-game run. Durant was also asked about Green's injury. "I mean, that's the only thing we worry about here, right?" LeBron James had 27 points, 12 assists and four steals, and Kyle Kuzma finished with 16 points, eight rebounds and seven assists for the Lakers, who committed 23 turnovers.

Sports Liverpool go top with draw at injury-hit United
Author: 0 Liverpool go top with draw at injury-hit United

Solskjaer will hope Marcus Rashford is prepared to play through the pain barrier, despite claiming immediately after Sunday's 0-0 draw against Liverpool that he would be "surprised" if the England striker is fit for Palace after playing nearly the entire game with a sore ankle following a heavy seventh minute challenge from Jordan Henderson.

Sports American McDonald beats del Potro in Delray Beach Open
Author: 0 American McDonald beats del Potro in Delray Beach Open

Britain's Daniel Evans stunned John Isner , defeating the second seed 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 to reach the Delray Beach Open final. And the omens did not look good as the American broke Evans' first service game to lead 2-0. "I returned really well when I got my racket on the ball, and that was my goal just to get the ball back". He was suspended for one year later that year after testing positive for cocaine at the Barcelona Open that April.

Sports Raptors fans show DeMar DeRozan the love in his return to Toronto
Author: 0 Raptors fans show DeMar DeRozan the love in his return to Toronto

DeMar DeRozan led all Spurs with 23 points, eight assists and four rebounds, including an unbelievable 360 lay-up in the lane. The two teams met January 3 in San Antonio with the Spurs winning comfortably 125-107 as DeRozan notched his first career triple-double with 19 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists as San Antonio fans jeered Leonard.

Sports National Football League issues new statement in Robert Kraft case
Author: 0 National Football League issues new statement in Robert Kraft case

The crux of the argument came from the fact that the National Football League has an issue with regards to how they handle inappropriate conduct against women. Kraft denies any wrongdoing, according to a spokesman. When asked if Kraft was at the spa "as a regular" or "seemed familiar with this", the lead Jupiter police detective on the case Andrew Sharp answered: "I would say, going through the evidence, yes".

Sports Mauricio Pochettino: Spurs manager charged with improper conduct by FA
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino: Spurs manager charged with improper conduct by FA

It was in our hands to win and we lost. "You know how important was the game and when you feel so disappointed and upset, you make some mistakes", he said. Kane, playing his first game since injuring his ankle on January 13, showed his usual scoring touch when he equalized in the 65th, running onto a long throw and poking a low shot inside the far post.

Sports Stars' Zuccarello exits first game after trade
Author: 0 Stars' Zuccarello exits first game after trade

Then, in the second period, he blocked a shot from Connor Murphy . Minutes after we learned the Blue Jackets had acquired Ryan Dzingel from the Senators, TSN's Darren Dreger and Bob McKenzie broke news of a trade between the Dallas Stars and the New York Rangers .

Sports Two in two: First Duchene, then Sens trade Dzingel to Blue Jackets
Author: 0 Two in two: First Duchene, then Sens trade Dzingel to Blue Jackets

Ottawa has traded forward Ryan Dzingel and a seventh-round pick to Columbus for Anthony Duclair and two second-rounders, the teams announced Saturday. "(Zuccarello) will enhance our team in a number of ways, whether it is at even strength, on the power play or in the shootout", Nill said. The Sens acquired two prospects, a first-round draft pick and a conditional first-rounder for Duchene and could have up to 16 draft selections over the next three years.

Sports Neil Lennon reveals how Celtic signed ‘unbelievable’ Virgil van Dijk
Author: 0 Neil Lennon reveals how Celtic signed ‘unbelievable’ Virgil van Dijk

The rest have trained and will train with us, but there is still a little bit of time. "I'm thinking about Wednesday". "I think they will pay us respect and we will pay them respect". "We didn't get many chances as we would have liked and we're disappointed not to win the game". The 6ft 4in centre back was a long-term target for the club and became the world's most expensive defender when he signed from Southampton for an eye-watering £75million.

Author: 0 Bencic saves match points to dethrone Svitolina in Dubai SF

Double Wimbledon victor Kvitova has won all four of her meetings with Hsieh , most recently in January's Sydney International second round. It's a rematch of their Australian Open third round encounter, which Kvitova won 6-1, 6-4. She admitted that, due to the distraction of appearing in court at the trial of the person who attacked her two years ago, she had not prepared properly for the tournament.

Sports Red Wings reportedly trade defenseman Nick Jensen to Capitals for Madison Bowey
Author: 0 Red Wings reportedly trade defenseman Nick Jensen to Capitals for Madison Bowey

The Detroit Red Wings have sent Nick Jensen and a 2019 fifth-round pick to the Capitals in exchange for Madison Bowey and a 2020 second-round pick. The Winnipeg native won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2015 world juniors, posting one goal and four assists in seven games. Bowey is signed at $1 million per through 2019-2020.

Sports Aussies pull off incredible final-ball victory over India
Author: 0 Aussies pull off incredible final-ball victory over India

The Indian Cricket Team will take to the field against Australia in the first T20I match of the limited-over series with the aim to mantain their momentum from the away series in Vishakapatnam on Sunday. At the top of the order, Kohli didn't get the required elevation as he stepped out to leg-spinner Adam Zampa only to find Nathan Coulter-Nile at long-on.

Sports Fifth Premier League manager sacked in the ongoing 2018/19 season
Author: 0 Fifth Premier League manager sacked in the ongoing 2018/19 season

Leicester , Premier League champions in 2016, are 12th in the table. "Of course it is a hard and worrying time", Puel said. 'Assistant Manager Jacky Bonnevay also departs with the Club's best wishes . Zaha grabbed his second of the game in stoppage time to round off an emphatic performance and condemn Leicester to their fourth consecutive home defeat.

Sports Dustin Johnson leads at Mexico Championship, Tiger making up ground
Author: 0 Dustin Johnson leads at Mexico Championship, Tiger making up ground

Woods played his first 14 holes of the day at 3-under par to remain in the top-10, but things fell apart for Tiger on the green of the 569-yard par-5 15th. Patrick Reed, Patrick Cantlay, Australia's Cameron Smith and Spain's Sergio Garcia are tied for third, seven shots back of Johnson at 9 under. He followed that with a three-putt bogey on the 16th, and a birdie on the final hole gave him a 70.

Sports Shock series defeat to Sri Lanka a jolt to South Africa
Author: 0 Shock series defeat to Sri Lanka a jolt to South Africa

Chasing a target of 197 runs in their second innings on the third day at St George's Park, the visitors rode unbeaten half-centuries from Kusal Mendis and Oshada Fernando to wrap up the victory in style. Sri Lanka arrived in South Africa in a state of utter turmoil - both on and off the field. South Africa captain Fa du Plessis desperately tried all of his options with the ball but not one of his bowlers could manage the breakthrough.

Sports Mississippi players kneel during anthem in protest at local Confederacy rally
Author: 0 Mississippi players kneel during anthem in protest at local Confederacy rally

Toward the end of the anthem, two of players joined in, WJTV reports. "We saw one of our teammates doing it", Tyree said after the game. "We are exhausted of these hate groups coming to our school and portraying our campus like it is our actual university having these hate groups", junior guard Breein Tyree said during a post-game press conference.

Sports Spurs: Harry Kane Back in Training Ahead of Schedule
Author: 0 Spurs: Harry Kane Back in Training Ahead of Schedule

Kane is clearly itching to get back in action and challenge for the Premier League Golden Boot, he is now just three goals away from Sergio Aguero and Mo Salah who lead the way on 17 apiece. Tottenham confirmed that Dele Alli, who has been out with a hamstring injury , will continue on-field rehabilitation. However, if it was any other player their chances would not be great to start a match right after their return to the training pitch.

Sports Zion Williamson of Duke Blue Devils to sit out vs. Syracuse Orange
Author: 0 Zion Williamson of Duke Blue Devils to sit out vs. Syracuse Orange

Duke's best player is out with a knee sprain and Jim Boeheim is coaching just days after being involved in a fatal auto accident. He continued: "This is never going away. Police say Jimenez was a passenger in a vehicle that apparently skidded out of control on a patch of ice and hit a guardrail. A moment of silence , in English and Spanish, was observed for the victim, 51-year-old local man Jorge Jimenez and his family.

Sports Spurs boss Pochettino apologises after blowing top in Burnley shock
Author: 0 Spurs boss Pochettino apologises after blowing top in Burnley shock

But speaking at his postmatch news conference, he said: "When you feel so disappointed and upset, maybe you sometimes make some mistakes". 'I was always under control but what happened there, happened on the pitch. I believe before the game that it was going to be decisive if we wanted to be a contender at the end of the season to fight for the Premier League .

Sports Solskjaer: We don't want to become like Liverpool
Author: 0 Solskjaer: We don't want to become like Liverpool

David de Gea says that Manchester United against Liverpool is "the biggest game in England". The Red Devils are now fourth in the Premier League table , while Liverpool are second, only behind leaders Manchester City on goal difference.

Sports Sri Lanka make history by thrashing the Proteas
Author: 0 Sri Lanka make history by thrashing the Proteas

From the South African side of things, captain Faf du Plessis was left searching for answers after a "mind-blowing" second-innings collapse from his side condemned them to defeat. "Mentally we were a bit soft in giving wickets away pretty easily". They jumped up first when Fernando strode down the wicket to smash a ball from South Africa spinner Keshav Maharaj back over the bowler's head for six to level the scores.

Sports India should cut all ties with Pakistan: Sourav Ganguly
Author: 0 India should cut all ties with Pakistan: Sourav Ganguly

Rest, it is the government who takes the decision on whether to play Pakistan and I am sure that cricketers will stick to that", he added. "If India doesn't play a match in the World Cup, it won't be an issue", he was quoted as saying by a news channel.

Sports Team LeBron rallies to beat Team Giannis in 2019 NBA All-Star Game
Author: 0 Team LeBron rallies to beat Team Giannis in 2019 NBA All-Star Game

Malone jokingly agreed to allow it if the team picked up its defensive effort, according to ESPN. Giannis Antetokounmpo brought the Spectrum Center crowd to its feet plenty of times in the first half of the NBA All-Star Game on Friday, but one slam, in particular, stole in the show as Team Giannis squared off against Team LeBron .

Sports Georges St-Pierre announces retirement
Author: 0 Georges St-Pierre announces retirement

It takes a lot of discipline though to retire on top. "I always said that I want to retire on my own and not be told to retire". With titles in both the welterweight and middleweight divisions, Canadian UFC fighter Georges St-Pierre is a legend.

Sports Hardik Pandya Ruled Out of Paytm Australia's Tour of India
Author: 0 Hardik Pandya Ruled Out of Paytm Australia's Tour of India

Accordingly, the 25-year-old will undergo strength and conditioning training at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru from next week. Pandya's absence has it in him to disrupt the balance of the side. Pandya rejoined the Indian team during the New Zealand series, playing in six matches, picking up seven wickets and scoring 86 runs. "Mr. Pandya will begin his strength work from next week", the statement added.

Sports International Olympic Committee suspends India’s application from hosting events in the future
Author: 0 International Olympic Committee suspends India’s application from hosting events in the future

Suspense gripped the ISSF Shooting World Cup in Delhi yesterday as it was half expected that all Olympic quotas would be scrapped from the ongoing event and distributed among other World Cups scheduled throughout the year. A final media release from International Olympic Committee will come at the mid-night (India time) as the meeting has been going on. All these late evening negotiations helped India avoid docking of all 16 quota places in this World Cup.

Sports Towns misses 1st game of career after vehicle accident
Author: 0 Towns misses 1st game of career after vehicle accident

Saunders didn't know if Towns would travel with the team for its game Saturday in Milwaukee, or return to Minnesota. It's unclear whether Towns was injured in the accident, but he was excused from shootaround Friday morning to rest at the team's hotel, coach Ryan Saunders said.

Sports Warren Gatland: Wales can't afford to give England fast start again
Author: 0 Warren Gatland: Wales can't afford to give England fast start again

All but one of England's pool matches are sold out and there is only limited availability for Wales' pool matches following a spike in the purchase of travel packages since the start of the championship. "There is a danger we can get overly emotive and swept away and be exhausted coming into the game tomorrow, so there is that element of feet on the ground and job of work to prepare ourselves for tomorrow".