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Sports Saban says barbershop series will continue despite LeBron James warning
Author: 0 Saban says barbershop series will continue despite LeBron James warning

Last year, James' " Uninterrupted " aired " The Shop ", where the three-time National Basketball Association champion, Golden State forward Draymond Green and others talk in a barber shop. Alabama head coach Nick Saban said Tuesday "he did not know" LeBron had a show with a barbershop theme and said he's seen several barbershop themed interviews in his time.

Sports Split ties a feature on Davis Cup day one
Author: 0 Split ties a feature on Davis Cup day one

Returning to the court for the first time since the Australian Open and a hip injury, world number one Nadal leveled the tie for the host Spaniards and setting the record for the longest career Davis Cup win streak along the way. On Saturday, Marc Lopez and Feliciano Lopez will face Tim Puetz and Jan-Lennard Struff in the doubles, paving the way for a potential tie-deciding clash between Nadal and 20-year-old Zverev on Sunday.

Sports Sebastian Vettel on pole for Bahrain GP, Lewis Hamilton ninth
Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel on pole for Bahrain GP, Lewis Hamilton ninth

But Hamilton, who scored two of those three wins for Mercedes and is on course to match Kimi Raikkonen's record of 27 straight points finishes this weekend, goes into the race determined to make up for his lost Australian win. Sebastian Vettel , victor at Australia and last 12 months in Bahrain, was fifth quickest ahead of past season's pole-sitter Valtteri Bottas who was first sixth for Mercedes.

Sports Kane's return a boost for Tottenham's top-four bid
Author: 0 Kane's return a boost for Tottenham's top-four bid

Despite several attacking surge from Stoke , Spurs held on to grab a valuable away victory to remain level on points with third placed Liverpool . However, Stoke have reached a point where only results matter and unless they halt a winless run which has lasted since January 20, the Potters will be playing in the Championship next season.

Sports Lewis Hamilton given big Bahrain Grand Prix penalty after gearbox problems
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton given big Bahrain Grand Prix penalty after gearbox problems

According to Mercedes , the Brit picked up a hydraulic leak at the Australian Grand Prix and was fortunate to finish the race with it, and mechanics have been unable to fix the gearbox for it to last a six-race cycle. Both sessions on Friday were topped by different drivers, with Daniel Ricciardo in the Red Bull leading the way in the first session before Kimi Raikkonen was fastest in the second for Ferrari .

Sports Commonwealth Games: Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall criticised for 'disrespectful' behaviour
Author: 0 Commonwealth Games: Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall criticised for 'disrespectful' behaviour

On Wednesday, the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall graced the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony. The crowd also flocked to the Old Government House where General Peter Cosgrove personally greeted them. Austrailian radio stations Hit105's reporter, Jase , from the breakfast show of Stav, Abby & Matt performed a very impromptu interview with Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall.

Sports Klopp refuses to risk Salah in Merseyside derby
Author: 0 Klopp refuses to risk Salah in Merseyside derby

However, the match on Saturday will be somewhat different from the others, the manager insists, because it comes just two days after the big Champions League quarter-final clash against Manchester City , with the second leg also looming on the horizon.

Sports Antonio Conte: I'm upset with Gianluca Vialli but he's wrong
Author: 0 Antonio Conte: I'm upset with Gianluca Vialli but he's wrong

Antonio Conte fiercely denied comments by former team-mate Gianluca Vialli that he is desperate to leave Chelsea , and that despite being sad and angry with his season he wants to remain in west London. Blues boss Conte has cut a frustrated figure from the moment he sagely warned of a hard season in store during Chelsea's pre-season tour. It will come as a bitter blow to the diminutive Spaniard, who's endeared himself to the Red Devils faithful since Mourinho famously disposed of his ...

Sports Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says there is more to come from him
Author: 0 Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says there is more to come from him

Liverpool have taken a 3-0 lead in their Champions League first-leg quarter-final against Manchester City at Anfield. Yet it was only Oxlade-Chamberlain's fifth goal for Liverpool since joining the club in a £40m move from Arsenal last summer - something Klopp has been badgering the midfielder about.

Author: 0 MMA star McGregor charged with assault

They are not seizing his passport. McGregor's next hearing is scheduled for June 14. These latest updates come from Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting. The incident happened at the Barclays Centre in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Speaking to MMA Junkie the UFC chief said the Irishman's actions were the "most disgusting" moment in the company's history.

Sports Australian women break 4x100 freestyle relay world record
Author: 0 Australian women break 4x100 freestyle relay world record

That broke the mark of 3:30.65 the team clocked at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016, when the Campbell sisters and McKeon were part of the team. Meanwhile, Maddie Groves qualified fastest for Friday night's final of the 100m butterfly with a new Commonwealth Games record of 57.22.

Sports D'Antoni: Rockets need rhythm back, not rest
Author: 0 D'Antoni: Rockets need rhythm back, not rest

Bad habits and a general staleness can rear their heads, too, which is why a coach like the Houston Rockets' Mike D'Antoni has to walk a fine line between the trendy temptation to rest his heavy-minutes guys and the need for them, by playing, to dial up their performances as the postseason nears.

Sports Kevin Durant refutes Kerr's notion that Warriors did not care
Author: 0 Kevin Durant refutes Kerr's notion that Warriors did not care

At the time, Golden State announced that X-rays, a CT scan and an MRI "were all clear". Golden State finished 13-2. So what did the Pacers do? The second-year pro, who appeared to be trying to dunk, did a scissor kick in the air over Carter's shoulder before landing hard on his back.

Sports Detroit Pistons eliminated from playoffs following loss to Philadelphia 76ers
Author: 0 Detroit Pistons eliminated from playoffs following loss to Philadelphia 76ers

The win was the Sixers' 11th straight as they consolidated fourth spot in the Easter Conference to remain bound for their first play-offs in six years with five games to finish the regular season. In his 11 seasons with the Sixers, the NY -born basketball great averaged 22.0 points, 6.7 rebounds, 3.9 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.5 blocks per game.

Author: 0 Dana White says Al Iaquinta's eligible for lightweight title at UFC 223

However, title fights do not get a one-pound allowance. In a twist, however, only Nurmagomedov can win the UFC title after hitting the 155 lbs championship weight limit with Iaquinta weighing in at 155.2 lbs. What are your thoughts on the entire saga of what has just been the leadup to the actual event taking place tomorrow night in Brooklyn, New York? White said all fighters bumped off the card will be paid.

Sports Pogba Reveals Truth About Relationship With Mourinho
Author: 0 Pogba Reveals Truth About Relationship With Mourinho

Mourinho can still provide United a comfortable second place finish despite City taking the major honours. Since 2010, five visits to the USA have seen United welcome more than 1.3 million supporters to games, including over 109,000 fans to see a win over reigning European champions Real Madrid at the "Big House" (the University of MI stadium) in Ann Arbor in 2014 -- a record crowd for a football match in the United States.

Sports David Warner accepts 12-month ban over ball-tampering scandal
Author: 0 David Warner accepts 12-month ban over ball-tampering scandal

Warner‚ who arrived in South Africa as Australia's vice-captain‚ copped the heaviest punishment: banned for a year and told he would never again be in a position of leadership in the national team. Former captain Smith has been banned from playing global cricket for 12 months. Smith was found guilty of not doing enough to stop it. The grading and sanctions proposed were significantly higher than that applied by the ICC following the game.

Sports Brock Lesnar Will Return to UFC, Says Dana White
Author: 0 Brock Lesnar Will Return to UFC, Says Dana White

It's also no secret that Lesnar was eying a big money fight with Jon Jones at one time (the Jones fight appears to be off the table due to Jones being suspended). Brock Lesnar and Ronda Rousey arrived in WWE via very different paths, and they will step into the squared circle at WrestleMania this weekend with completely different agendas and long-term futures.

Sports Golfer Tony Finau Dislocates Ankle during Masters
Author: 0 Golfer Tony Finau Dislocates Ankle during Masters

It's unclear the extent of Finau's injury, but hopefully it won't prevent him from playing the Masters on Thursday. But the American appeared to be well enough to contniue his round. Tony Finau is good to go at August National. That's when I was like, maybe I can play golf. Most golfers would make the trade in a heartbeat. Going into the Masters, Finau was believed to be a potential sleeper to win the whole tournament.

Sports Pep Guardiola's Reaction As He Stepped Off City Team Bus At Anfield
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola's Reaction As He Stepped Off City Team Bus At Anfield

Pep Guardiola's dream of another treble was dealt a devastating blow, as Liverpool extended their dominance over their domestic leaders with a well-deserved 3-0 win at home on Wednesday night. "Today you are talking about Real Madrid going through, Barcelona going through, Bayern Munich going through and Liverpool going through ". The focus will now inevitably shift, following Wednesday's events, to the Etihad Stadium next Tuesday, and the plans which are in place to avoid any repeat.

Sports Tom Watson wins again at Augusta's Par 3 Contest
Author: 0 Tom Watson wins again at Augusta's Par 3 Contest

Tom Watson , 68, playing with fellow greats like Nicklaus and Gary Player , needed only eight putts to post a six-under 21 and edge out Englishman Tommy Fleetwood and Belgian Thomas Pieters to become the oldest victor of the tournament's traditional curtain-raiser.

Author: 0 McGregor stripped of lightweight title: You's'll strip me of nothing

Video showed McGregor with a group of people causing chaos Thursday as they took an elevator to the loading dock at Barclays Center. He was shown tossing trash cans and causing trouble during his unannounced appearance in NY. ESPN's Brett Okamoto interviewed UFC president Dana White after the matter. Conor McGregor won't give up his championship belt with or without a fight.

Sports Kyrie Irving done for the season, according to report
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving done for the season, according to report

According to the Celtics , a mid-March procedure found an infection in Irving's left knee that necessitated Saturday's upcoming operation. Saturday's surgery is to remove two screws from his patella that were inserted in 2015 to fix a fracture he suffered in Game 1 of that year's NBA Finals.