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Dhoni wins toss, invited Hyderabad to bat
- April 27, 2016

The players are off the field before a ball could be bowled because of rain. Opening the bowling with Dinda, he bowled sharp and hit good lines. That he managed to dominate the opposition's lead spinner was not intended but happened as he found balls that he could hit. (more...)
Lewandowski wants to farewell Pep with Champions League title Lewandowski wants to farewell Pep with Champions League title
- April 27, 2016

Pep Guardiola accepts his three-year spell as Bayern Munich coach will be judged on whether his team can win the Champions League before he leaves this summer. "They have different characteristics that make them even stronger", said Simeone. Bayern face Diego Simeone's Atletico at Madrid's Estadio Vicente Calderon stadium, with the return leg at the Allianz Arena on May 3, in their bid to reach the Champions League final on May 28. (more...)
Warriors face more uncertainty with Curry entering Game 5
- April 26, 2016

Curry returned from an ankle injury in Game Four of the play-off series between the Warriors and the Houston Rockets only to slip on a wet spot on the court and suffer a knee injury. James Harden scored 18 points with 10 assists and seven steals, and his teammate Dwight Howard had 19 points with 15 rebounds. However, so far in the playoffs, Curry has already suffered through a pair of injuries, which would make it more hard for the Warriors to end its dream season with a ... (more...)
UFC Denies Conor McGregor's Rematch With Nate Diaz Is Back On UFC Denies Conor McGregor's Rematch With Nate Diaz Is Back On
- April 26, 2016

There's a small chance that the UFC will put Conor McGregor back on the UFC 200 card if they can't make a suitable main-event for the show. In all likelihood, it is another power play by McGregor to try and force the UFC's hand. "We gave Conor every opportunity to be here, too". Creepy analogy aside, McGregor being on UFC 200 means a huge payday for the UFC . Speculations about McGregor's WWE debut began on April 20 after the fighter started following through Twitter some of the ... (more...)
Koivu Scores in OT, Wild Beat Stars 5-4 to Stay Alive
- April 25, 2016

Koivu tied it at 4-4 with 3:09 remaining with his second of the series on a wrist shot from the slot. Mikko Koivu and the Minnesota Wild are going home and hoping for another trip to Dallas . Over the boards for his first playoff shift, Schroeder blazed to the net, pounced on a juicy Niemi rebound and rifled it home for a 2-0 lead. In Game 1, he recorded a postseason career-high of three points (1-2=3), marking his first career multi-point playoff game. (more...)
Van Gaal likens Rashford to Kluivert
- April 24, 2016

Rashford is a likely inclusion in Van Gaal's squad for Saturday's FA Cup semi-final against Everton at Wembley . "When pushed about whether his answer meant he still expected to be in charge at Old Trafford next season, Van Gaal replied: "Yes, but you repeat what I have always said". (more...)
Louis van Gaal: 'We are all frustrated at Manchester United'
- April 24, 2016

I was behind him on the bench and saw the view, the gap and the corner and I shouted: "'Shoot!' but to do it is much more hard", Van Gaal Said. He can cope with it also and say sometimes, 'Yes manager, you are right and I have to do this and that'. (more...)
Angelique Kerber prevails against Petra Kvitova in three-set thriller — WTA Stuttgart Angelique Kerber prevails against Petra Kvitova in three-set thriller — WTA Stuttgart
- April 24, 2016

Having dispatched Simona Halep in the previous round, Siegemund continued her giant-killing form by ousting sixth seed Roberta Vinci 6-1, 6-4. Kerber continues to take the process in her stride for now, and she once more acknowledged how the crowd had been a supporting factor for her. (more...)
Stephen Curry says he would be surprised if he doesn't play
- April 24, 2016

But these are the Rockets . “They kind of have the thought if there is any ounce of instability or doubt, to be on the more cautious side.” “So any player that loves to play the game and wants to take advantage of these opportunities in the playoffs is going to push to get out there. (more...)
Royal Challengers Bangalore wins over Rising Pune Supergiants: 16th Match IPL 9 Royal Challengers Bangalore wins over Rising Pune Supergiants: 16th Match IPL 9
- April 24, 2016

Kohli, who dropped anchor to the attacking De Villiers, exhibited great timing and played a fluent innings. For Kohli, De Villiers is not just the best batsman, but also a selfless person. When MS Dhoni departed for 41, leaving Pune needing 65 off the last four overs, it appeared as though the writing was on the wall for the home team. (more...)
Stars beat Wild 2-1 for 2-0 series lead
- April 23, 2016

Lehtonen made one of his better saves of the night 1:02 into the game when he denied a wrist shot by Nino Niederreiter with a pad save on a breakaway. "Obviously, with the bigger picture, with the Snider family, we want to go home and get this a little closer". And they mounted a furious comeback in the final minutes, almost potting the equalizer as they peppered the Stars' keeper with shots. (more...)
Obama's royal holiday: Lunch with queen, dinner with princes
- April 23, 2016

He got behind the wheel of the Queen's Range Rover while Mr Obama took his place in the passenger seat. The queen and prince greeted the president and first lady as their helicopter touched down at the castle. The Obamas will engage in some more royal socializing Friday night at a dinner hosted by Princes William and Harry at Kensington Palace in London . (more...)
Gerard Pique Says Barcelona 'Played Great' Despite 2-1 Loss Against Valencia
- April 23, 2016

And Luis Enrique said: "Correct, next question". "It is always hard to win away from home, all the more so in our situation", added the coach, whose side were held to a 2-2 draw at home by Depor in December having been two goals up. Barcelona dominated from start to finish against a Valencia side that had been dispatched 7-0 on their last visit to the Camp Nou just two months ago under the tutelage of Gary Neville. (more...)
Luongo bounces back, Panthers top Isles 3-1 to even series
- April 22, 2016

The Flyers are at the Capitals , also behind by a game at 7pm EST. The Panthers clearly want their 4th line to have no part of the Isles 1st line, and would prefer they just distract, cajole, and draw penalties from the Isles 4th line. (more...)
United's Champions League bid gathers pace with Palace win
- April 22, 2016

As reported by Sky Sports the United manager believes that his side needs to win their final four games, which are at home to Leicester, away to Norwich, away to West Ham and at home to Bournemouth. "It's not the start anyone wants at Old Trafford - to concede after four minutes knocked us a little bit but our focus is slightly blurred as we have the semi-final on Sunday", he said. (more...)
Schilling defends Facebook post about transgender people
- April 21, 2016

The post, which Schilling later deleted, showed a man dressed as a woman with a caption referring to the transgender bathroom laws that have become especially controversial recently. Because I'm not even close to any of the things you so desperately want me to be, so you can whine. "If you get offended by ANYTHING in this post, that's your fault, all yours", he wrote. (more...)
Seguin returns for Stars in Game 2 vs. Wild with Haula back Seguin returns for Stars in Game 2 vs. Wild with Haula back
- April 21, 2016

Here's the NHL's answer : "According to Rule 78 .4, 'The goal frame shall be considered in its proper position when at least a portion of the flexible peg (s) are still inside both the goal post and the hole in the ice'". "We still have five or six guys that have to play a harder game", said Torchetti, whose team has played without key forwards Zach Parise and Thomas Vanek. (more...)
Spieth hanging on atop youthful Masters leaderboard Spieth hanging on atop youthful Masters leaderboard
- April 21, 2016

But the reality was more like a dud. The gap was down to five, a hard but not impossible deficit to make up on Sunday, McIlroy having seen his own four-shot lead over the field vanish in double-quick time in the final round of 2011. I had a good number to hit. And then you're reading putts and you're trying to determine how much the wind is going to be a factor and how much it's not going to be a factor. (more...)
Talk Of Watford Sacking Quique Sanchez Flores Is Ludicrous Talk Of Watford Sacking Quique Sanchez Flores Is Ludicrous
- April 21, 2016

The Boleyn Ground is considered one of the most atmospheric stadiums in the top flight and it will be Flores' only chance to experience the venue with West Ham moving to the Olympic Stadium next season. The glaring problem is that Watford's goals have dried up; they were so reliant on Troy Deeney and Odion Ighalo earlier in the season (only five other players have registered) and that pair have only got six between them in the league since the turn of the year. (more...)
We can decide who wins La Liga - Perez We can decide who wins La Liga - Perez
- April 21, 2016

At the moment, however, Deportivo could become another really hard step towards the title, perhaps the hardest one left. Aleix Vidal, meanwhile, appears as the most notorious absentee, alongside suspended Gerard Pique and third keeper Jordi Masip after the boss has surprisingly made a decision to leave the full-back out of the travel to Galicia for technical reasons. (more...)