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In a sensational post-match press conference, Steve Smith and Aussie opener Cameron Bancroft confessed to ball tampering to gain an advantage in the match. The Royals set-up will start their IPL campaign against Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 9. Cricket Australia is also investigating the actions of Smith and his Australian teammates.
  • Giant Great White Shark Caught Swimming Laps Around Fishing Boat in Florida

    Giant Great White Shark Caught Swimming Laps Around Fishing Boat in Florida

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    It was later posted on Instagram, where it garnered over 460 likes and more than 130 comments as of Tuesday morning. This is something they did in his 23-foot Sea Box boat named Team Side Effects every other weekend. Kyle Morningstar sent incredible video of the shark as it swam right up to their boat. Great white sharks are widely distributed throughout the world's oceans and are highly migratory.
  • Johnny Manziel thanks Jimbo Fisher for embracing his presence around the Aggies

    Johnny Manziel thanks Jimbo Fisher for embracing his presence around the Aggies

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    He was cut by the Cleveland Browns , who drafted him with the 22nd overall pick in 2014, in March 2016 amid off-the-field issues. It was Manziel's second pro day appearance. "For him to be like that and roll out the red carpet, especially at a time in my life where I don't feel like I've made the school exactly proud all the time".
  • Foot in door: Terrance Williams surgery gives opportunity to new WR

    Foot in door: Terrance Williams surgery gives opportunity to new WR

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    Jones did say the team plans to talk with Bryant about his contract in the future. On Monday, it might have became a little bit clearer what those moves were about. The Patriots will now be without two of their tackles from the 2017 season, since longtime starting left tackle Nate Solder has agreed to a four-year, $62 million deal with the New York Giants .
  • New catch rule passes unanimously

    New catch rule passes unanimously

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    The key change to the catch rule eliminated the "going-to-the-ground" element of it. It was ruled incomplete and the Patriots won the game, 27-24. Under the new rules, establishing a catch will require control, two feet (or another body part) in bounds and a football move.
  • Ronaldinho: Manchester United move was 48 hours from happening

    Ronaldinho: Manchester United move was 48 hours from happening

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    It was a matter of 48 hours but Sandro Rosell had told me way before I got the offer: 'If I become Barca president, will you come?' I said yes ", he told FourFourTwo . If he does a move at the end of the season then Barca moving for Shaw isn't an unrealistic scenario, given that the Englishman could be available for a cut-price deal around £15-20 million which would make it a risk-free investment for the Spanish giants.
  • New England Patriots: Bill Belichick discusses keeping Josh McDaniels

    New England Patriots: Bill Belichick discusses keeping Josh McDaniels

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    McDaniels said a conversation with Patriots owner Robert Kraft and coach Bill Belichick while he was cleaning out his office convinced him to stay in Foxborough. "We met. And I meet individually with each of them". "Conversations I've had with the players - and I've had a lot of them - I'm gonna keep those private between myself and the player".
  • Jeff Capel, Duke associate head coach, is heading to Pitt, sources say

    Jeff Capel, Duke associate head coach, is heading to Pitt, sources say

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    This is big news for the Wildcats in not only landing Montgomery but also getting a jump start on future recruits. It looks as though Pitt finally has their head coach. Prior to coming to Durham, Capel was head coach at Oklahoma from 2006-11. Capel rejoined the Duke staff in 2011 and since then, Duke's recruitment reached another level.
  • Justin Thomas On Fire In Austin

    Justin Thomas On Fire In Austin

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    He played Martin Kaymer, who only needed to beat Watson to assure going to No. 1 in the world. Watson won 3 and 2, which sent the 24-year-old Thomas to the third-place match against Alex Noren . "I haven't been trying to play my opponent too much". However, the American raced into a six-hole lead by the turn, with his comfortable victory then a formality.
  • Giants' Pat Shurmur expects Odell Beckham to attend offseason programs

    Giants' Pat Shurmur expects Odell Beckham to attend offseason programs

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    Odell Beckham Jr would reportedly holdout if not given a new contract. If you asked Clay today, "Would you want to keep Eli Manning or Odell Beckham", Clay would choose Eli Manning because of his legitimacy as a champion. We want guys that understand the importance of relationships, which means they want to be coached. At the end of the day though, Shurmur is facing the possibility of losing a receiver who has put up the most prolific numbers in National Football League history during ...
  • Raheem Sterling wants more positivity from England fans ahead of World Cup

    Raheem Sterling wants more positivity from England fans ahead of World Cup

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    England manager Gareth Southgate has noticed the change in Sterling over the past year and he believes the player deserves as much credit as Guardiola for the transformation. "It's disappointing when you put on a shirt and get negative feedback but it's what the fans want - to see you perform well". Even though Italy won't be joining the Three Lions in Russian Federation this summer, following their qualifying play-off defeat against Sweden last November, Sterling knows they'll still ...
  • LiAngelo Ball Has Declared For The 2018 NBA Draft

    LiAngelo Ball Has Declared For The 2018 NBA Draft

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    LiAngelo left the program after he was arrested for shoplifting in China and was suspended indefinitely. LiAngelo has played well in Lithuania, averaging a league-leading 15.7 points while making an impressive 45 percent of his three-point attempts in nine first-division games.
  • Rams sign DT Ndamukong Suh to one-year deal

    Rams sign DT Ndamukong Suh to one-year deal

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    Suh spent the last three seasons with Miami and was released when he declined to restructure his contract. Suh, 31, has frequently landed in disciplinary trouble during his eight seasons in the National Football League, which also included a five-year stint with the Detroit Lions .
  • NBA Finals will be sponsored by YouTube

    NBA Finals will be sponsored by YouTube

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    YouTube TV will also serve as a presenting partner for the WNBA and G League Finals. The NBA Finals starting on May 31 will be "Presented by YouTube TV". YouTube has signed similar deals with the Major League Baseball for the World Series - promoting the even as "The World Series presented by YouTube TV" - plus the Los Angeles Football Club and Seattle Sounders FC for potential cord-cutting soccer fans.
  • 5-star Zion Williamson shines at McDonald's All-American dunk contest

    5-star Zion Williamson shines at McDonald's All-American dunk contest

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    The 6-foot-7 Duke commit took flight Monday night at Morehouse College's Forbes Arena in Atlanta, Ga. Meet Olivia Nelson-Ododa. She received 10s across the judges table for a score of 100. His previous dunks were good enough to earn him top prize at the event. "Williamson, a 6'6" forward from Spartanburg, South Carolina, is rated the nation's No.
  • UEFA scraps cup-tied rule for new signings

    UEFA scraps cup-tied rule for new signings

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    The governing body says this is to give "coaches more flexibility regarding substitutes, and facilitate their squad management for the most important fixture of the season". Champions League changes: Luka Modric of Real Madrid lifts The Champions League trophy after the UEFA Champions League Final between Juventus and Real Madrid at National Stadium of Wales on June 3, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales.
  • Borussia Dortmund Manager Just Broke Usain Bolt's Heart In Brutal Live Interview

    Borussia Dortmund Manager Just Broke Usain Bolt's Heart In Brutal Live Interview

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    A bumper crowd of 1,409 turned up at BVB's training centre located in Dortmund-Brackel while there was unsurprisingly an increased media presence to see the 31-year-old put through his paces. Bolt, playing alongside World Cup victor Goetze and US global Christian Pulisic, then delighted his supporters as he nutmegged an opponent, knocking the ball through his legs, and scored with a fine header as coach Peter Stoeger gave him a thumbs-up.
  • Australia call Matt Renshaw for fourth and final Test against South Africa

    Australia call Matt Renshaw for fourth and final Test against South Africa

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    Matthew Renshaw has guided Queensland to an eighth Sheffield Shield title with a nine-wicket victory over Tasmania , hitting the winning runs just hours before flying to South Africa to join Australia's Test squad. Warner and Bancroft are yet to receive any sanctions from Cricket Australia, but Renshaw's addition to the squad suggests he could feature at the top of the order come Friday.
  • India aims to boost exports of fruits and vegetables to China

    India aims to boost exports of fruits and vegetables to China

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    So we need to increase the level of frankness, " he said. More than two weeks ago, Chinese Foreign Minister said that with political trust the even Himalayas can't stop India and China from friendly exchanges. " This is a very very sensitive area"," he added. Asked about the infrastructural projects initiated by China in India's neighbourhood to geostrategically counter India, Bambawale said I don't think we are concerned about China's projects with any third country.
  • Rollover crash in Langley

    Rollover crash in Langley

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    A 20-year-old man is dead after a single-vehicle rollover crash on Willowbrook Road in Beloit, early Saturday morning. His passenger is in the hospital in Beloit and is expected to be all right as her injuries were not critical. Officials believe excessive speed was a primary cause of the accident. Charles Lewis, 50, was charged after a one-vehicle crash in front of North Warren Central School, the Warren County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.
  • TIMEOUT: March Madness and the Loyola Ramblers

    TIMEOUT: March Madness and the Loyola Ramblers

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    She's also the Ramblers' biggest fan. Andreas Vazaios won the "A" final in 1:38.60 seconds to win the 200 butterfly . Gymnasts from Wisconsin-Whitewater, Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Wisconsin-Stout and Wisconsin La Crosse make up the all-around qualifiers, while Salamone and five event specialists from Utah State round out the overall field.
  • Larry Nassar's former Michigan State boss arrested

    Larry Nassar's former Michigan State boss arrested

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    Former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar appears in court for his final sentencing phase in Eaton County Circuit Court on February 5, 2018 in Charlotte, Michigan. Michigan State official arrested amid Nassar probeAP Photo MIGRA101Eds: Updates with more background. "When he returned to the clinic in 2014, Nassar and Strampel agreed to a new set of guidelines to use when he was treating patients in sensitive areas".
  • Rockets Proud Of Hitting 60 Win Mark

    Rockets Proud Of Hitting 60 Win Mark

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    For the Houston Rockets , they will only be judged on what they do in the playoffs. "They didn't care", D'Antoni said. The Rockets lead the season series by 2-1 but each of the three games have been decided by seven points or less. All Houston lacked in the first was perimeter proficiency, with the Rockets connecting on just one three-pointer in the first quarter. Ariza's 65-win Lakers team won the National Basketball Association championship in 2009, a feat this Rockets team is ...
  • Giants sign S Michael Thomas

    Giants sign S Michael Thomas

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    In addition to his ability to contribute in the secondary, Thomas was a special teams standout and even voted captain of the Dolphins' special teams unit. The Dolphins will have to not only replace Thomas' production on special teams but his leadership as well. Last season, Thomas appeared in 13 games and finished with 16 tackles.
  • Pacers, Sixers clinch playoff berths as Oladipo, Collison shine

    Pacers, Sixers clinch playoff berths as Oladipo, Collison shine

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    The Indiana Pacers clinched an Eastern Conference spot Sunday evening in an overtime thriller against the Miami Heat 113-107. In overtime, it was all IN thanks to Turner overcoming a tough game assisting on two straight buckets followed with a block which led to an Oladipo three, putting a dagger IN the game at 106-100.
  • David Warner's ball tampering comments resurface

    David Warner's ball tampering comments resurface

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    Cricket Australia chairman David Peever asked for a little patience to carry out the investigation with "due diligence", with cricket-mad Australians, including Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, demanding answers and action with the reputation of their favourite sporting team in tatters.
  • Ohio State star to declare for NBA Draft

    Ohio State star to declare for NBA Draft

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    There was little left for Bates-Diop to prove, though, as he helped lead the Buckeyes to a 25-9 record, including a 15-3 mark in the Big Ten Conference. Ohio State forward Keita Bates-Diop will reportedly enter the 2018 National Basketball Association draft and forgo his senior season, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski .
  • Tim Tebow may be coming to Richmond in August

    Tim Tebow may be coming to Richmond in August

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    The question circling around the town is, will Heisman trophy victor, ex- National Football League quarterback, turned baseball player, Tim Tebow play for the Rumble Ponies this spring? Multiple sources are reporting that Tim Tebow is set to start his baseball season in Binghamton next week with the Rumble Ponies.
  • You can't teach Messi anything new, says Argentina coach

    You can't teach Messi anything new, says Argentina coach

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    Despite being seen in Argentina as Messi's heir, Dybala could find himself left out of Sampaoli's 23-man World Cup squad. Even so, it's an honor for me to coach him. "We have to find the best [players] and then put them where they fit", Sampaoli wrote. "I don't think there will be a problem tomorrow (Tuesday)". "Leo, you have to listen to him, create situations that will be optimal for him and from there build a team in relation to that".
  • Kraft Met with Belichick and Brady After the Season

    Kraft Met with Belichick and Brady After the Season

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    Belichick met with members of the Boston-area media on Sunday night and didn't provide any elaboration when asked to help fans understand Butler's absence. In a meeting with a small group of local reporters, Belichick said of McDaniels' return, "We got back from Minnesota, I had an opportunity to talk to Josh, and we were able to work some things out".
  • Markelle Fultz Finally Returns to the Court for the 76ers

    Markelle Fultz Finally Returns to the Court for the 76ers

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    Brown explained that the decision to play him now stems from private conversations between the rookie guard and his head coach the day of the game, and that his confidence and performance in workouts has had everyone in their building excited.
  • Michael Porter Jr. declares for National Basketball Association draft

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    Just 2 minutes into the season, he suffered a back injury that required surgery and forced him to miss the remainder of the regular season. Scouts are not allowed to publicly comment on the prospects they evaluate. While some have questioned whether Porter helped or hurt his draft stock by coming back to play for Missouri this year, it's hard to think of it as a negative.
  • Opposing NBA Teams Unite To Wear Shirts Honoring Stephon Clark

    Opposing NBA Teams Unite To Wear Shirts Honoring Stephon Clark

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    The idea for the shirts came from Kings player development staff member, Akachi Okugo , but was put into action by Kings guard, Garrett Temple , outspoken from the beginning about police accountability. Protesters gathered outside Golden 1 Center on Thursday, preventing fans from entering the arena and causing tip-off between the Kings and Hawks to be delayed and forced the game to be played in front of only a few thousand people.
  • England v Italy preview: Jack Butland to start at Wembley

    England v Italy preview: Jack Butland to start at Wembley

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    ENGLAND stars were put through their paces today ahead of their clash with Italy tomorrow night - and some freaky training methods were on show. However, Southgate did not rule Hart out of starting against Tunisia in England's first match in Russian Federation on June 18.
  • National Basketball Association hopeful dies after on-court collapse

    National Basketball Association hopeful dies after on-court collapse

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    His professional career began in 2014, as he spent a few years overseas before joining the Grand Rapids Drive of the then-NBA D-League in 2016. Details on a memorial were not announced. NBA G-League player Zeke Upshaw is dead at the age of 26. days after collapsing on the court during a basketball game. The 6-foot-6 swingman from Chicago played three seasons at Illinois State and finished his college career with a year at Hofstra.
  • Kokkinakis blasts Federer away in Miami

    Kokkinakis blasts Federer away in Miami

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    Federer's match turned when he played a poor service game and was broken at love to fall behind 3-1 in the second set. World number one Simona Halep tumbled out of the Miami Open on Saturday, falling 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 to Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska .
  • Aguero planning to leave Manchester City for Independiente in 2020

    Aguero planning to leave Manchester City for Independiente in 2020

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    However, the Argentine remains keen on a return back home to play for Independiente del Valle , rather than taking his spell at City into a 10th campaign. Aguero has continued his ridiculously good form this season, banging home 30 goals in just 36 appearances, including a handsome lobbed goal as City stormed to the Carabao Cup title with a 3-0 win over Arsenal.