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by | March 30, 2018 | 14:26

Stephens will either face sixth seed and French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko , or fellow American and qualifier Danielle Collins in the final on Saturday. Azarenka had won 22 of her prior 26 semi-final matches. "I feel physically pretty well". "I knew I was going to have to fight and she came out strong but if I could keep it close, I had a chance and would get the opportunities", said the no 12 seed.

by | March 30, 2018 | 14:11

Two more, and he'll serve a one game suspension. "I got fouled, and I told him how I felt about it, and he kicked me out", Durant said with a smile after the game. The Warriors, on the other hand, dropped their third straight game - the first time that's happened all season - to fall to 54-21. I'm sorry. Well, I'm not sorry, but I wish I could finish the game.

by | March 30, 2018 | 13:35

Mohamed Salah might not have won his duel with Cristiano Ronaldo during the global break, but the Liverpool winger is on the verge of being ranked alongside the Portugal superstar after his record-breaking season. The Ivory Coast global missed friendlies against Togo and Moldova last week. Palace are already without Jason Puncheon , Scott Dann and Julian Speroni (all knee) and Bakary Sako (ankle).

by | March 30, 2018 | 13:09

Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann walks through a police cordon at Cape Town International Airport. However the subsequent investigation found no wrongdoing or prior knowledge of the ball tampering plot on Lehmann's behalf. He conceded that he should take some blame for the aggressive culture that has developed in the Australian team during his time as coach. "I hope the team rebuilds from this, and the Australian public find it in their hearts to forgive these young men and get ...

by | March 30, 2018 | 13:07

WFI Assistant Secretary Tomar said. He is one of India's biggest hopes to clinch a gold but now he will get to know the details of his participation only on Friday. Failing to secure a spot for Rio Olympics 2016 after a fall-out with the federation, the Gold Coast Games will be Sushil's first major tournament since competing in the 2014 edition in Glasgow.

by | March 30, 2018 | 12:27

Richardson said recent weeks have been "one of the worst periods in recent memory for consistently poor player behaviour and the global outcry in relation to the ball-tampering is a clear message to cricket: enough is enough". It's been by life, and I hope it can be again. "I'm sorry and I'm absolutely devastated". An investigation by Cricket Australia found only three players - Steve Smith , David Warner and Cameron Bancroft - guilty in the cheating scandal in the Cape Town Test ...

by | March 30, 2018 | 11:08

The 36-year-old Swedish player recently severed his contract with United and moved to the U.S. to play at Major League Soccer ( MLS ). "Friday is a pretty easy practice the day before the game". Although he was back in training and on the verge of a comeback, Ibrahimovic was allowed to leave early. Success in Europe's most prestigious competition is the one glaring void on Ibrahimovic's CV and Dr Freddie Fu Ho-keung told the South China Morning Post that the Swedish striker was keen to ...

by | March 30, 2018 | 11:02

The 35-year-old was struck by a man in an unprovoked attack after reportedly having a "nice conversation" with him outside a Coogee kebab shop at around 3.10am AEDT. Stannard was talking to a British national before he was allegedly coward-punched outside a Sydney kebab shop in the early hours of Good Friday. Stannard, who played in a Commonwealth Games warm-up match on Thursday, was was taken to St Vincent's Hospital where police say he's in a stable condition with head injuries.

by | March 30, 2018 | 09:58

However, a string of shaky performances in spring training have left many of his unsuccessful suitors wondering if they, in fact, dodged a bullet when they failed to secure Ohtani's signature. After the game, Ohtani said he knew his first at-bat would be an unforgettable one but he was too caught up in the moment to think objectively when he reached first with two out in the second inning.

by | March 30, 2018 | 09:44

This could be a very huge success story and I'm willing to go for it. He also went into deeper detail on the opportunities the G-League offers. Syracuse five-star recruit, who played in the McDonald's All-American Game on Wednesday night, says on social media that he's changed his mind about college and will head to the NBA's development league.

by | March 30, 2018 | 09:24

England have made three changes with James Vince, Mark Wood and Jack Leach coming in for Chris Woakes, Craig Overton and Moeen Ali. However, Bairstow and Wood took advantage of a softening, aging ball to save England from more embarrassment following the 58 they scored in the first innings of the opening test, their record low against New Zealand .

by | March 30, 2018 | 08:14

Alvarez is set to appear before the commission during their April 18 meeting, where he will be allowed to give a defense for his failures. So the May 5 rematch - one of boxing's most awaited current bouts - is now in serious jeopardy as the complaint against Alvarez detailed that, "Alvarez's utilization, ingestion and/or consumption of Clenbuterol, whether intentional or not, constitutes an anti-doping violation".

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:53

In his article, Lealos concluded that even with all the speculations, "no one will know where James is headed other than LeBron James " himself. "I think I fell in love with the game because of Mike, just because of what he was able to accomplish", James said previous year after breaking Jordan's playoff scoring record.

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:36

On Thursday morning, the likes of Pogba , Marcus Rashford, Alexis Sanchez, Romelu Lukaku and Jesse Lingard all arrived at the Aon Training Complex ahead of Saturday's clash with Swansea. "They had about five-days off". Big wages thrown in the face of players with more hunger for their bank accounts than their medal collection were supposed to be a thing of the past at St.

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:33

In the eighth, Davidson completed the incredible day with a three-run homer to give himself the "Hat Trick" along with 5 RBIs in an opener that showed off the potential power of this young White Sox's team. Danny Duffy was positively presidential through three innings, but the fourth? Waiting on Rodon: Chicago Left-hander Carlos Rodon will start another season on the disabled list, this time as he recovers from shoulder surgery in September.

by | March 30, 2018 | 07:13

Its demonstration of Chinese-North Korean relations doesn't overshadow Beijing's outreach to South Korea , however. Chinese diplomats and Xi Jinping have insisted that China is against the nuclearization of the Korean peninsula, even going so far as to sanction Pyongyang according to United Nations guidelines.

by | March 30, 2018 | 06:45

Boykin, 24, denied the allegations in a statement released Tuesday to NFL Media. 'And I just couldn't. "I thought I was bleeding from somewhere else cause it was so much blood, completely", Bailey said. Bailey was arrested on charges of intoxication assault. Boykin then allegedly grabs Bailey by the neck area and the affidavit says they move out of camera view.

by | March 30, 2018 | 06:39

He went six innings and allowed zero runs with one hit and three walks, striking out nine. "First, Joe Kelly allowed one run in the eighth, then loading the bases before giving way to Carson Smith ". He won on April 14 a year ago, holding Boston to one run in 5 2/3 innings, but couldn't get the win in any of his other starts the rest of his season.

by | March 30, 2018 | 06:23

It was odd to see Steve Bould in place of Arsene Wenger during Thursday morning's pre-match press conference. The Frenchman is likely to be let go at the end of the season as the Gunners have a battle on their hands with Burnley to remain in sixth place, with the Europa League offering them their only chance of winning silverware this season.

by | March 30, 2018 | 06:20

We're going to continue to support him in his recovery. "Fortunately for Ryan, he's covered in that manner that he will be part of our team, officially and really unofficially", Colbert said. "I've got to get back", said Shazier, who has not released the exact nature of the injury. He was able to do that, and he did a lot of good things for us past year.

by | March 30, 2018 | 04:26

Arsenal's poor league season has led to renewed speculation over Wenger's position at the club. There is also a 13-point gap to Tottenham in fourth and a return to the Champions League now seemingly hangs on winning the Europa League , the club's last chance of silverware this season.

by | March 30, 2018 | 04:01

Other top finishers for the M-CHS girls team included senior Ashley Wood, who crossed the line 48th in the 100-meter hurdles (17.65) and 73rd in the 300-meter hurdles (52.03). Bullard's team of Abby Petty, Taylor Barber, Shelby Walker, and Jalicia Allison used their talents and abilities to complete the 4X100 meter relay in fifth place with a time of 54.11.

by | March 30, 2018 | 02:13

Murray does not often post images from his own training sessions but he clearly felt comfortable providing this update on his progress. But the 30-year-old - who has not played competitively since a defeat to Sam Querrey at Wimbledon in July 2017 - insists he is closing in on full fitness as he undergoes hitting practice in France.

by | March 30, 2018 | 02:10

Smith cried on several occasions during the press conference in Sydney and had to be ushered from the room shortly after raising how he'd let down his father. They've made a grave mistake but they are not bad people . "It's just a responsibility I completely take on myself". Almost 4,000 kilometers (2,500 miles) west, an emotional Bancroft apologized at Perth, Western Australia and said he will forever regret his role in the episode that resulted in 12-month bans for team leaders Smith and ...

by | March 30, 2018 | 01:48

And ex-Australia global Warne, who was handed a one-year suspension in 2003 after testing positive for a banned substance, says the reaction to the incident has gone over the top. "Mistakes have been made which have damaged cricket", he told his 1.6 million Instagram followers. This is just the latest in what has been an explosive, murky and shocking week that has seen public opinion swing from absolute outrage to bemusement to shock of the severity of the punishments, and also seen Smith ...

by | March 30, 2018 | 01:46

Unlike in England, Scotland and Wales, abortions are only legal in limited circumstances that threaten the life of the mother. Ireland has set a date for a historic referendum on abortion. If Ireland votes in favour of repeal, the government has said it will introduce legislation permitting unrestricted abortion during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.

by | March 30, 2018 | 01:40

Australian cricket is now in a state of turmoil following the bans of captain Steve Smith , vice-captain David Warner and batsman Cameron Bancroft after the three players were found guilty of using sandpaper to tamper with the ball during the third Test in Cape Town .

by | March 30, 2018 | 01:06

They take a quarterback with the 15th pick, but he is the sixth QB off the board. The first task is figuring out what position to address with such a high pick, and the second is to determine whether there's a worthwhile quarterback later in the draft.

by | March 30, 2018 | 00:31

There was a failure of leadership, of my leadership. He had admitted that the players made a grave mistake and hoped people will give them a second chance. The skipper who was once compared to the legendary Donald Bradman has seen his career disintegrate over the past week. Sutherland promised that the immediate cricket fates of Smith, Warner and Bancroft would be known within a day.

by | March 30, 2018 | 00:29

ENGLAND'S players already have an inkling about their prospects of making the World Cup cut, according to manager Gareth Southgate . Lorenzo Insigne's penalty three minutes from time denied England another impressive World Cup warm-up friendly result as the video assistant referee (VAR) helped Italy salvage a 1-1 draw at Wembley on Tuesday.

by | March 30, 2018 | 00:27

I haven't played every game , but for the most part I've played over 70 percent of my games throughout that journey, and just going out and just trying to be productive. Rodney Hood added 15 points for Cleveland. James said the Cavs had to bounce back after they were stymied by the Heat. Dario Saric led Philadelphia with 26 points, 14 rebounds and five assists, but the 76ers saw All-Star Joel Embiid depart in the first half with what the team called a facial contusion after an ...

by | March 30, 2018 | 00:09

The reigning National League MVP will be a huge piece of the Yankees offense this season, literally. The team was irrelevant, lacked a star attraction ( Brett Gardner led position players with just 3.4 WAR, the lowest team-leading figure since the 1981 strike season) and home attendance plummeted to its lowest figure in almost two decades.

by | March 29, 2018 | 23:50

It's hard now to say yes or no. "Maybe next weekend. But the most important (thing) is that we are so positive about his recovery, and we are doing fantastic, and we are so happy". Spurs, who have not won at Chelsea since 1990, hold a five-point advantage over the fifth-placed west Londoners and the significance of the game is not lost on Pochettino.

by | March 29, 2018 | 23:29

I was like 'one, two, three, four. OK. "I think it's good especially for most people that don't have the chance to watch us". For this clash in Utah, they were without All-Star duo Kyrie Irving and Al Horford , as well as Marcus Morris .

by | March 29, 2018 | 23:28

But with his side also playing in the Copa del Rey and Champions League next month, Valverde is wary about his players' fitness levels coming back from the worldwide break, particularly that of Messi , who boasts 35 goals and 16 assists in all competitions this season.