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Ndidi scores stunner as Leicester sink Stoke 2-0

And Shakespeare, who became the first British manager to win his first four Premier League games in the process, said things were now looking much brighter around the club. He hit it with such power that by the time the Stoke goalkeeper Lee Grant had finished diving, Ndidi was already cupping an ear to savour the cheers of the Leicester supporters and the stunned silence of the visitors. [Full Article...]

Roger Federer's march continues but in-form Nick Kyrgios awaits in Miami

Roger Federer's march continues but in-form Nick Kyrgios awaits in Miami But Wawrinka, beaten by fellow Swiss Federer in the final of Indian Wells earlier this month, looked tired as he struggled through the third set of a match played on his 32nd birthday. Kyrgios has been looking good this season despite suffering an early exit at the Australian Open . It also ended Federer's streak of 17 consecutive sets won dating back to his loss to Evgeny Donskoy in Dubai. [Full Article...]

Pacers legend George McGinnis elected into Hall of Fame

The induction ceremonies will be held in Springfield, Massachusetts on September 7-9. Of the eight head basketball coaches Kansas has had in its history (a remarkable number in and of itself), Self is the fifth to be named a Hall of Famer, joining James Naismith (duh), Phog Allen, Larry Brown, and Roy Williams. [Full Article...]

NFL owners approve Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas

Davis is the son of longtime Raiders owner Al Davis, who died in 2011. He then promised the 13,000 fans that "I'm rooting for the (Detroit) Lions from now on!" The relocation needed 24 votes. The Raiders would go on to win the AFL the following season but lose to Green Bay 33-14 in the second Super Bowl. I would also like to thank the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee, the Leg... [Full Article...]

Tottenham ease to win at Burnley to close gap on Chelsea

Tottenham ease to win at Burnley to close gap on Chelsea If Winks's season over it will be a cruel blow to a player who has to bide his team before being given regular game time under Mauricio Pochettino this season . Supported by Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen , Spurs have creative options oozing from the central areas. Their ability to manage during Kane's time on the sidelines is a welcome sign of progress for Mauricio Pochettino's men. [Full Article...]

Wenger needs jittery Arsenal to see off Man City

Sanchez, who is expected to be fit for this weekend's visit of Manchester City after playing twice for Chile during the worldwide break, has yet to agree a new deal despite his current contract expiring in 15 months. "I hope the club will find an agreement with them", Wenger told reporters yesterday. "I travelled there with Barcelona and Bayern Munich and it was always so hard". [Full Article...]

North Carolina Repeals Transgender Bathroom Law

North Carolina Repeals Transgender Bathroom Law Butler, one of two openly LGBTQ members of the N.C. General Assembly, said she was part of a morning meeting with N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper, and she did not see the written text of the bill until she got to the floor. North Carolina's struggle over HB2 offered an unexpected opportunity for neighboring SC, where recent college basketball tournament games that would have been played in Greensboro and Ral... [Full Article...]

Rickie Fowler throws first pitch at Houston Astros game

Wednesday's deluge made muddy balls an ongoing problem for the Shell Houston Open golfers during Thursday's first round. "I felt like I got some good breaks with having mud on the same side as where the trouble was and that I could kind of keep it fairly conservative", Fowler said. [Full Article...]

Jerry Jones is completely screwing Tony Romo

Jerry Jones is completely screwing Tony Romo Whoever they decide to draft has to be taken in the later rounds. That could lead to a bidding war, or it could lead to him being able to pick whatever network and role seems like the most natural fit. So we'll go from there. The Texans are expected to pursue Romo if Cowboys owner Jerry Jones releases him. Asked if he was certain that Romo wants to continue playing, Garrett said, "That's n... [Full Article...]

New Indiana coach delivers all right words in introduction

New Indiana coach delivers all right words in introduction Two of IU's basketball players told Eyewitness News they can't make any public comments right now on the coaching change. Basketball fans filled the court bleachers and some of the main level seats to see IU's 29th head men's basketball coach. [Full Article...]

Texans' owner Bob McNair shocked by QB Brock Osweiler trade

Texans' owner Bob McNair shocked by QB Brock Osweiler trade Jackson wouldn't say Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett is the choice, but he is widely expected to be. McNair said it was a "shocker" that the Texans were able to unload Osweiler's salary in a trade with the Cleveland Browns, and you can understand why he feels that way. [Full Article...]

Australian Grand Prix : Ferrari's Vettel masters Hamilton to win competition

Australian Grand Prix : Ferrari's Vettel masters Hamilton to win competition Though analysts reckon the prancing red horse are a legitimate threat to win the title this year, Mercedes believe they have the auto, the technology, the knowhow and the driver to win their fifth consecutive constructors' championship. Vettel, who now has 43 race wins compared to Hamilton's 53, agrees. Television footage cut to a furious Wolff thumping his fist on a desk inside the Mercedes g... [Full Article...]

Portugal airport to be named after Ronaldo near his hometown

Initially they were excellent, though, and it did not take long for Portugal to take off, with Ronaldo fittingly the one to land the first blow in the 18th minute. "We created chances, we scored twice, the game was well controlled - but we lost the match". Funchal also features a Ronaldo statue, a museum about him, and a hotel complex named after him. [Full Article...]

Xavier knocks off Arizona 73-71 in West Region

Arizona, the Pac-12 regular-season co-champ and conference tournament victor, led 69-61 when Parker Jackson-Cartwright made two free throws with 3:45 left. Kadeem Allen also missed a jump shot with 22 seconds left. He had the Koenig shot on his mind. It comes with the territory of being the big program in market-size #61, especially with Rich Rod having a tough-go with football. [Full Article...]

Spain benefits from video technology in 2-0 win over France

Spain benefits from video technology in 2-0 win over France Spain coach Julen Lopetegui's substitutions early in the second half proved decisive as Deulofeu won a penalty only 15 seconds after coming onto the pitch in the 66th minute. At the other end, Andres Iniesta weaved into the France box and curled a low shot just wide of the far post. VARs are being trialled by Federation Internationale de Football Association at certain events with a view to w... [Full Article...]

Man United returning to United States for pre-season tour

Goals from Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli in each half extended Tottenham's unbeaten home record as they claimed a 10th successive league win at White Hart Lane. He took the club form the brink of League One to the Premier League. The long-standing relationship with the United States has seen the club make a further 14 visits to the country facing American and Mexican sides as well as a host of c... [Full Article...]

Xavier Basketball's on unexpected Elite Eight run

But seriously, these eight teams put out all the stops to advance this far. Mack, a former colleague of Arizona coach Sean Miller, coached his squad up to make crucial plays offensively and defensively down the stretch to hold off the Wildcats. [Full Article...]

Danny Blind sacked as Netherlands head coach after Bulgaria defeat

Today, in a meeting between the KNVB, represented by professional football director Jean Paul Decossaux and technical director Hans van Breukelen, and Danny Blind . "The blame falls on me", explained Blind after the Bulgaria loss. "It makes sense that I put myself in front of the mirror". I'm incredibly disappointed, especially since I had a good feeling about this match. [Full Article...]

Everton ready to support stricken Coleman

Former Wales striker Robert Earnshaw has defended Neil Taylor over his tackle on Seamus Coleman which left the Republic of Ireland and Everton star with a broken leg. I was lucky considering what has happened to Seamus", O'Shea told reporters. "We had a few things to overcome this week". O'Neill had not seen the tackle again and the last thing he wanted to hear was that there was a picture of ... [Full Article...]

Lewis Hamilton urges more F1 changes

Lewis Hamilton urges more F1 changes He let that one slips away and whether it's slipping through the net, or whatever it is, he took his eye off the ball. "But of course, we'll find out more on the weekend", he said. "We've been focusing on trying to understand this auto and getting the most out of it". Ten years after his F1 debut at Albert Park, Hamilton arrives at the downtown circuit as the leading light of a sport now under n... [Full Article...]


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