by | March 24, 2018 | 12:31

Afghanistan needed 210 runs to qualify for the 2019 ICC World Cup. However, captain Asghar Stanikzai posted 39 not out off 29 balls to see out the win for Afghanistan with five balls to spare. "It has to be put back into the game because if countries don't have a World Cup to look forward to or the possibility of getting to the World Cup; if they actually give that carrot, dangle it in front of countries, surely cricket is going to get better in those countries and actually expand".

by | March 24, 2018 | 12:20

Yet in Miami , Djokovic carries a potent reputation, and put himself in the frame for a strong run once he admitted to the media that he was, at last, playing pain free. His last Grand Slam title came in 2016, beating Andy Murray to win his first French Open and complete his career Grand Slam. Unfortunately for the underdog, he has played only two matches against top 100 opponents in 2018 and has lost both of them in relatively routine style-against Daniil Medvedev at the Australian Open ...

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:46

Ricciardo, who has won five races for Red Bull , has had a bitter record at Albert Park , where no Australian racer has won. Hamilton appeared to be foxing in final practice on Saturday, finishing eighth fastest in the wet but opted not to run with dry tyres at any stage despite the track drying late in the one hour session.

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:29

But with head coach Mike Krzyzewski adopting the 2-3 zone look from Jim Boeheim via their time together at USA Basketball, the Blue Devils and Orange will be almost mirror images of each other, at least on defense. "We were happy to be in the tournament this year". A 25-point win in the NCAA tournament is nothing to sneeze at, and the Rams are a solid team . The freshman is averaging 21 points and 11 rebounds per game, and he scored 22 points in each of Duke's first two tournament ...

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:02

The back-to-back games on Saturday will bring plenty of excitement, as all involved rally toward a trip to San Antonio for the Final Four. Another tournament game and another hero for Loyola . That was before Custer's junior season, and Martin wouldn't be around to follow up. The protege of both Tony Barone and the late Rick Majerus long had been familiar with Loyola while growing up in Naperville, Ill., a suburb of Chicago, and playing high school basketball at Benet Academy roughly 45 ...

by | March 24, 2018 | 11:00

Ibrahimovic's signature and the Galaxy crest appeared at the bottom of the page. Cole was sent off in a 2-1 defeat at New York City last time out, a result that came on the back of a season-opening win over Portland Timbers. "I am ready to go now", Ibrahimovic said. My first objective is to play football and do what I'm good at. "Everyone at the club would like to thank Zlatan for his contribution to the team since his arrival and wishes him well for the future", the Premiere League club ...

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:58

The Warriors announced that the injury has been diagnosed as an MCL sprain, and Curry will undergo an MRI on Saturday. "(Aldridge) was ridiculous and the previous two games, too", San Antonio guard Manu Ginobili said. "I'm feeling good", Curry said after Thursday's practice. Though Curry will be back in the starting lineup Friday, Kevin Durant (fractured rib cartilage), Klay Thompson (fractured right thumb) and Draymond Green (pelvic contusion) are still sidelined.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:56

In an Instagram message, the sport's first and only black driver said: "There's barely any diversity in F1". I think he's ben doing a good job for many years now. "Last year, we missed the anthem on the grid because I was in the garage trying to get the (car) going". "I think I proved that's not the case a year ago", he said.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:51

San Francisco Police say Smith attacked his fiancee inside her Nob Hill apartment on March 3. Former Raiders player Aldon Smith has surrendered to police on charges he violated a domestic violence restraining order. He turned himself into authorities three days later. Smith played for the 49ers from 2011-14. He signed with Oakland just before the start of the 2015 season and had 3½ sacks in nine games before being suspended again for at least one year.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:53

On the other hand, Messi has openly said for his generation's World Cup dreams, it is now or never. Argentina scraped through their own qualifying group, relying on the genius of Lionel Messi to reach Russian Federation. "Before I got the ball and did my own game", he told the Argentine-based network this past Sunday . Fabregas added: 'It would have been phenomenal if Leo had played for Spain, we would have won more titles, but he always felt very Argentina and I think it was ...

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:48

The deadly chain of events started around 10:30 a.m local time, when police say the attacker hijacked a auto, killing one of the people inside. "A person close to him, who shared his life" was taken into custody for criminal association in relation with a terrorist attack, Molins told a press conference in Carcassone, without elaborating.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:46

He's charming but isn't taking any nonsense. Joshua said he has not spoken much about a fight with Wilder because he will let his management team handle that conversation. Joshua's boss Hearn had suggested that Higgins and Parker had failed to back up that talk when they came to London in January for a public announcement once the fight was confirmed.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:46

Egypt entered the worldwide friendly against Portugal riding high on confidence with rampant Mohamed Salah to spearhead them but their party was spoiled by Cristiano Ronaldo , who struck a crucial injury-time brace in the friendly match played at Stadion Letzigrund on Friday.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:34

Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) Red Bull 1:24.721, 8. Hamilton was quickest in each of the two practice sessions on Friday, with a comfortable advantage in FP1 being cut to less than 0.2s over Max Verstappen in the second session. "We had an event here where we launched "Dare to be Different" in Australia and that was a good success". "I've not driven in the rain yet on these tyres, so that'll be interesting".

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:30

The build-up to the third Test was also filled with controversy as the number one bowler in the world, Kagiso Rabada , a home favourite, was initially suspended and then handed a reprieve after brushing against the shoulder of Australia captain Steve Smith in the second Test.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:17

No. 3 MI is headed to the Elite Eight for the third time in six years after a dominating 99-72 win over No. 7 Texas A&M in the Sweet 16 on Thursday. Ideal on 3's (3 for 3), Wagner settled for 21 points, the final 2 coming via an emphatic dunk off a backward, no-look pass. Just before the half, Brandon Allen hit a floater to give the Noles a nine-point lead.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:08

The attack has locked city officials out of critical files across various departments and even applications that allow customers with the city to pay bills. Atlanta's Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the attack in a press conference on Thursday, March 22. He said it happened at 5:40 a.m. At this time, it is unclear how many city systems have been affected and to what extent.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:09

All sports live and breathe for fresh talent and in Naomi Osaka it appears as if the WTA Tour has unearthed a gem. Serena Williams looked a shadow of her former self, yet her opponent was too focused on her own game to notice any glaring deficiencies in the American's game.

by | March 24, 2018 | 10:06

This is a steady decrease from January's unemployment rate of 3.1 percent, and also below the national rate of 4.1 percent. About 17.1 million worked in California in February, an increase of 14,000 jobs over January and up 383,600 from a year earlier.

by | March 24, 2018 | 09:14

Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics watches the action during the game against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on December 18, 2017. He is one of several key sidelined players for Boston, which is at Portland on Friday.

by | March 24, 2018 | 09:01

It was so bad that the Pelican didn't bother to guard him anymore. "They're obviously doing it for a reason, and they think that's his weakness, and he's just got to continue to work", Thomas said. Oklahoma City (43-30) now holds the fourth spot, but is just a half-game ahead of New Orleans (42-30); the Pelicans already clinched the season series with the Thunder.

by | March 24, 2018 | 08:59

The Los Angeles Lakers have split their last eight road games. Despite only making 33.8 percent of its field goals, IN went into the fourth quarter holding a 69-67 advantage. Collinsworth scored a career-high eight points tonight, adding five assists and two boards. New Orleans is 20-15 at home and 21-22 against the Western Conference this season.

by | March 24, 2018 | 05:46

Phil Mickelson , who won the WGC-Mexico event earlier this month, fell to Charles Howell III, 3 and 2. "Winning match play is always really pleasing", said Poulter, who excels in this format. Rory McIlroy is on the ropes in Match Play. Jordan Spieth beat South Africa's Charl Schwartzel 2 and 1, while Patrick Reed downed rising Chinese star Haotong Li 3 and 2.

by | March 24, 2018 | 05:08

They had two new batters on crease once again at 112/4, but Meg Lanning showed a brief glimpse of her sheer class and with Rachel Haynes, took Australia over the line. Their ODI-series victory would've made them even more confident going into the series. So it's a very even series. Very hard to say that one team is ahead of the other two, which is great.

by | March 24, 2018 | 03:18

The Seminoles (23-11) led nearly from start to finish in the 75-60 Sweet 16 win over Gonzaga (32-5) in front of 19,181 fans in the Staples Center. "From all my four years here". The Seminoles are hard to defend as they spread their scoring around among several players. The Bulldogs are averaging 9.0 three-pointers per game on 37.1% shooting from beyond the arc.

by | March 23, 2018 | 23:10

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport previously reported that the two sides were close to a deal, adding it would get done Thursday night. But he's found a home now with the Jets, agreeing to a deal, per Calvin Watkins . Pryor joins a receiver room that is getting crowded. NY already has Robby Anderson , Jermaine Kearse , Quincy Enunwa and youngsters ArDarius Stewart and Chad Hansen .

by | March 23, 2018 | 22:53

There was hope recently that he would make a return to the lineup - he's reportedly been medically cleared to return - but the Spurs All-Star hasn't felt confident enough to get back on the floor. "He is not coming back", veteran guard Manu Ginobili said. We fell for it a week ago again. "He is not coming back. I guess you guys made us fall for it", Ginobili said.

by | March 23, 2018 | 22:13

Only one year after 2005 disengagement from Gaza strip by Israel, Hamas won the Palestinian legislative election. The two have been at odds since Hamas seized control of Gaza in 2007. Hamdallah said the attack would not end his government's commitment to continue with reconciliation and again called on Hamas to hand over all power in Gaza .

by | March 23, 2018 | 21:59

The Eagles and Wallace reached agreement on a one-year contract Thursday, Peter Schrager of reports . The 31-year-old said after the end of last season that his priority in free agency was finding a team that could win the Super Bowl .

by | March 23, 2018 | 21:29

But Gore has been a picture of health ever since, appearing in all 16 games in each of the last seven seasons. Gore averaged 9.9 FanDuel points per game last season, with 261 rushes for 961 yards and 3 touchdowns , while adding another 245 yards and 1 touchdown on 29 receptions (38 targets).

by | March 23, 2018 | 20:46

Though he was omitted from the squad for November's 0-0 draws with Germany and Brazil, Oxlade-Chamberlain is now likely to be part of Southgate's World Cup selection due to his club form. Deserving Reward: Nick Pope isn't the only beneficiary of Burnley's fantastic season to gain global recognition as centre-back James Tarkowski is also included in the England squad for the first time .

by | March 23, 2018 | 20:14

Liverpool have recent history at allowing their top players leave for the right money having sold Philippe Coutinho for £145million to Barcelona in January. But it is the latter that are the favourites to land the former Leverkusen midfielder. Salah, who does not have a buyout clause in his contract, is poised to break the Premier League record for most goals in a 38-game season.

by | March 23, 2018 | 19:12

Matthew Slater is not going to be part of that ex-Pats group, however, as the wide receiver and New England have agreed to a new deal, according to a tweet by Mike Reiss of ESPN . Slater has one catch, two carries and 35 kick returns in his career but has never found the end zone. He's also a perennial Pro Bowl player, having been selected to play in the game in each of the past seven seasons.

by | March 23, 2018 | 14:04

Giants are dealing defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. Pierre-Paul was an All-Pro in the Giants 2011 Super Bowl season, racking up 16.5 sacks. "We wish him well in the future". They traded their sixth-round pick as part of the deal to acquire linebacker Alec Ogletree . He managed to come back and combine for 15.0 sacks from 2016-2017, earning a four-year, $62 million contract prior to last season.

by | March 23, 2018 | 13:47

Preparing for England's worldwide friendlies against Netherlands and Italy, Wilshere said he was granted the opportunity to leave boyhood club Arsenal following his season-long loan spell at Bournemouth in 2016-17. Wilshere did indeed stay and was given game time in the Europa League and Carabao Cup before moving into the Premier League team. New contracts chief Huss Fahmy is said to be behind the decision not to bow to the 26-year-old's demands, despite other clubs showing an interest.