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Sports Taylor hits century as Kiwis draw first blood
Author: 0 Taylor hits century as Kiwis draw first blood

New Zealand are a victory away from equalling their best streak in ODIs of 10 wins on the bounce , and number nine of the current sequence was their most satisfying yet as they overcame a formidable England team in a contest that twisted and turned through 100 overs.

Sports Kansas tops Texas Tech for record 14th straight league title
Author: 0 Kansas tops Texas Tech for record 14th straight league title

The Kansas Jayhawks are a team that has struggled at times at home. "You can pick a couple different areas where we're right there in the game to win, but we just weren't quite tough enough, strong enough on the defensive end". Pierre-Louis led OU with 19 points and 12 rebounds, and had a season-high six blocks and career-high four steals . Blocked Shots: 7 (Azubuike 5, Garrett, Lightfoot).

Sports Pointers to Face North Central in Opening Round of NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Pointers to Face North Central in Opening Round of NCAA Tournament

On Friday at 5:30, teams from Hope and Augsburg colleges will play in the first game, followed by Augustana versus Greenville at 7 pm. "My mindset for games like these is just to always give 110 percent, and always telling myself that if I rebound and play defense, my points will come", Aley Lucas said.

Sports Penn State softball adds game to schedule, set to take on Lamar
Author: 0 Penn State softball adds game to schedule, set to take on Lamar

With Penn State Football returning to full force in the NCAA, the Penn State fan base continues to grow by the season and 106,572 seats may not be enough. Nebraska wants to get to the NCAA Tournament, and the Big Ten Tournament will be vital in making that happen. It's simple in my opinion, but it ain't easy.

Sports NHL Trade Deadline: Red Wings making last-minute deals
Author: 0 NHL Trade Deadline: Red Wings making last-minute deals

He's scored 20 goals a season over the last three years and he's on pace to do it again. His annual cap hit is $5.3 million, and the Red Wings didn't retain any of his salary. After signing a three-year extension with the Red Wings, Tatar's offensive abilities began to become more apparent. In a third trade, McPhee added some strength and physicality to the Golden Knights' roster for the playoff push.

Sports Sports agent killed in collision with commuter bus near Aspen
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Also in Fegan's vehicle were his five-year-son and an unidentified woman. Updates on their conditions were not available as of Sunday night. "Representing a number of worldwide basketball stars, including Nene and Ricky Rubio, as well as home grown all-stars Dwight Howard and Chandler Parsons , Fegan continues to distance himself from his competitors as one of the industries best".

Sports Guardiola risks wrath of FA by wearing Catalonia political symbol
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Sam Lee of Goal reports that the City boss will defy The FA at Wembley today by again wearing a ribbon, which could put him at risk of a big fine or, less likely, a touchline ban. "Not even in Barcelona when we won the first title in the cup did I expect to win 14 titles in four years", said Guardiola , anxious not to over-burden his players.

Sports Is Brock Lesnar's Future in the UFC or WWE?
Author: 0 Is Brock Lesnar's Future in the UFC or WWE?

But his agent doesn't think that means his UFC career is necessarily over. Last year, rumours were rife that White was planning a Lesnar comeback fight against Jon Jones, only for Jones to be found guilty of doping once again, after defeating Daniel Cormier for the UFC Light Heavyweight title at UFC 214, in July.

Sports American 'Rejects': Team Shuster wins Olympic gold
Author: 0 American 'Rejects': Team Shuster wins Olympic gold

US skip John Shuster , thinking he had authored yet another Olympic implosion, walked with his family through the Olympic Park while his wife tried to convince him not to give up. But it wouldn't have been possible without the world's #1 curling fan having Team USA's back throughout this run. His favorite one is to give me a U, give me an S, give me an A.

Sports Stoke's Butland the best in Britain - Lambert
Author: 0 Stoke's Butland the best in Britain - Lambert

In their last league game, they had lost 5-1 at Manchester City . The Potters are without win in three outings and were in desperate need of a win. The Foxes are without a defeat in their last five league meetings against Stoke. Okazaki misses their clash with a knee injury - leaving key-man Vardy and Iheanacho, as the two choices up front.

Sports Bournemouth erase 2-goal deficit, take point from Newcastle
Author: 0 Bournemouth erase 2-goal deficit, take point from Newcastle

He will not be available on Saturday and is expected to be sidelined for a couple of weeks. "I don't think we'd given the supporters much to cheer about during that first half", said Howe. The Magpies boss knows how vital three points are at this stage of the season, and playing a side who are also in and around the bottom of course makes it even more crucial to pick up points.

Sports Letting Toby Alderweireld Go Would Be a Mistake for Tottenham
Author: 0 Letting Toby Alderweireld Go Would Be a Mistake for Tottenham

Mauricio Pochettino has almost a full squad to choose from, but did hint at doubts for two players: both center back Toby Alderweireld and newly-signed winger Lucas Moura are doubts, and Poch said that both will be assessed to see if they are ready to feature for the first team against Roy Hodgson's Palace.

Sports Pens get Brassard from Senators
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Brassard has 18 goals and 20 assists in 50 games for Ottawa this season. The Penguins were among several teams - including the Blues, Blue Jackets, Kings, Jets, Rangers and Sharks - looking for help in the middle as the clock ticked toward the 3 p.m.

Sports Rangers trade Rick Nash to the Bruins for package of players, picks
Author: 0 Rangers trade Rick Nash to the Bruins for package of players, picks

The Bruins will retain half of Beleskey's contract after this season, when the 29-year-old forward will have two years left at $3.8 million per year, TSN said. Nash brought with him an annual salary-cap hit of $7.8 million that colored all of the good two-way work he put in. The Bruins won the Nash sweepstakes by acquiring the 33-year-old forward in a deal on Sunday, a day before the NHL's trade deadline.

Sports QB Bortles signs contract extension with Jaguars
Author: 0 QB Bortles signs contract extension with Jaguars

The announcement of the deal came in the wake of reports that the Jaguars had been reviewing their options to possibly replace Bortles, who guided Jacksonville to the AFC Championship Game last season. "Blake's growth and development last season was a key to the success we had as a team", said Tom Coughlin , the Jaguars' executive vice president of football operations.

Sports OR fans troll Arizona with fake $100K check to Deandre Ayton
Author: 0 OR fans troll Arizona with fake $100K check to Deandre Ayton

It was a loss, but considering the controversy that has enveloped the Arizona program in the previous 24 hours, associate head coach Lorenzo Romar found a particular spirit to it. After news of the findings broke, a lawyer for Ayton's parents issued a statement denying any wrongdoing by Ayton and that the reports about his receiving the money were outrageous and disgusting .

Sports Duke claiming to be in clear after Wendell Carter allegations
Author: 0 Duke claiming to be in clear after Wendell Carter allegations

The depth of the violations raises questions about the structure of college athletics, a business funded primarily through college football and basketball, including $19.6 billion in TV money for the NCAA Tournament over the past 22 years. They include North Carolina , Kentucky , Duke , Michigan State , USC , and Alabama among many others. At least a dozen Division I men's basketball programs have been identified as possibly breaking NCAA rules through recruiting violations that ...

Sports Canada and Russia maintain collision course in hockey
Author: 0 Canada and Russia maintain collision course in hockey

They will play Canada on Saturday night. "It's like a dream", German forward Frank Mauer said. "Because this is a niche crowd and it's a one-off, it's worth it for us to make an event out of it and have some fun with it", he said. Kjeld Nuis of the Netherlands took the men's 1,000 meters in speedskating, edging Havard Lorentzen of Norway by 0.04 seconds. He'll nearly certainly start the final Sunday.

Sports Key figures in the FBI's investigation into Sean Miller, Arizona's basketball program
Author: 0 Key figures in the FBI's investigation into Sean Miller, Arizona's basketball program

In a separate statement Miller said: "I believe it is in the best interest of our team that I not coach the game tonight". Arizona basketball coach Sean Miller will not coach tonight at OR according to multiple reports. ESPN did not say its reporter heard the audio directly. Richardson, who has worked alongside Miller for the last 10 seasons at both Xavier and Arizona, was among the four assistant coaches arrested on September 27 following a two-year FBI investigation into bribery ...

Sports McLaren, Ferrari, Merc-AMG reveal 2018 Formula 1 cars
Author: 0 McLaren, Ferrari, Merc-AMG reveal 2018 Formula 1 cars

The 36-year-old, again partnered by Stoffel Vandoorne this season, took the vehicle for its first spin on Friday during one of the team's filming days in northern Spain. "That was two weeks of intense effort to get right", he added. But it was something we were somewhat prepared for, because we knew it might happen, and it's fantastic what people can do in such a short space of time when the chips are down and you've got a really clear mission.