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Mumbai lose its permanent status in BCCI

Mumbai lose its permanent status in BCCI

This comes in wake of BCCI's new rule which says: "Each State shall be represented by a state cricket association duly recognised by the BCCI and such associations shall be Full Members". BCCI office bearers can not be over the age of the 70 or be a Minister or government servant. The letter states: "The proposed new ICC Constitution and financial model will, if adopted, entitle us to exercise certain rights under the MPA and also to avail remedies under applicable law. Read More

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Josh Jackson leads Kansas past Michigan State in NCAA Tournament

Josh Jackson leads Kansas past Michigan State in NCAA Tournament

By the Numbers: Kansas 90, Michigan State 70. But when they cut it to one, that's when we played our best ball. Nonetheless, MSU will see Langford transform into a go-to scorer who averages almost 15 points per game. "Landen got in foul trouble and he came in prepared and ready to play". "I thought both teams tried real hard - I thought we tried too hard at times ". Read More

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India claws back: Day Three report

Hosting its maiden Test match, the Ranchi wicket looks a batting paradise and the Indian openers gave a strong foundation to the innings. After an hour and a half of patience, India had found two of the biggest wickets they could have asked for - that of the captain and constant tormentor with the bat and that of the batsman with one of the best defences in the Australia team. Read More

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Jadeja's heroics after Saha-Pujara stand puts India in driver's seat

Cheteshwar Pujara said yesterday the spinners should win the third Test for India after his double century and a marathon partnership with centurion Wriddhiman Saha put the hosts on top against Australia . India replied to Australia's first innings total of 451 with a mountain of runs. His unbeaten 130 has spanned 328 balls and almost seven hours, and helped India whittle the Australian lead down to 91 by stumps on Saturday ahead of Sunday's fourth day. Read More

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Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham said to be battling to sign England man

The Belgian striker spoke about his desire to play in the Champions League and questioned Everton's ambition to challenge for titles in an interview on 14 March, sparking an angry reaction from Koeman. However, it looked to be a harsh decision from the replay. Barkley has been with Everton his entire professional career having come through the clubs youth system and emerged as one of the brightest young talents in Britain after breaking in to the first team in 2012. Read More

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Pique: I would have signed up for Deportivo defeat

Pique: I would have signed up for Deportivo defeat

However, stats revealed that Samuel Umtiti's absence from the back-line was even more important for Luis Enrique's side as the France worldwide has become into the Catalan's real talisman since his summer arrival to the Nou Camp. We have to accept this defeat and remember there's a lot of games left". Pique told reporters , "Everyone connected to Barcelona would have signed up to comeback against PSG and lose to Deportivo". Read More

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Pakistan to host global cricket in 2017 after success of PSL final

Pakistan to host global cricket in 2017 after success of PSL final

Barring some foreign cricketers playing in the recent PSL 2017 final in Lahore and a Zimbabwe tour of Pakistan in 2015, cricket boards and the players have been reluctant to play in the country. It is yet to be known as to which cricketers will make up this travelling side, but the decision to conduct one such tournament - reportedly to be named the Independence Cup to mark the 70th anniversary of Pakistan's independence - seems very much in the pipeline. Read More

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Josh McCown to visit Jets this weekend, source says

Josh McCown to visit Jets this weekend, source says

The addition of Mrs. McCown could be seen as a strong indication the Browns free-agent quarterback is interested in joining the Jets, a team with plenty of inexperience in its quarterback room. The quarterback-needy Jets have just the inexperienced Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg on their roster and McCown would provide a veteran presence who could potentially start and be a mentor to the youngsters. Read More

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Derry City FC skipper Ryan McBride dies aged 27

Derry City FC skipper Ryan McBride dies aged 27

A cause of death is not yet known. A close family friend of Mr McBride, who lived in Derry's Bluebell Hill Gardens close to Brandywell Stadium, confirmed the sad news that he has passed away, but was too distraught to speak any further. Tributes poured in from the Irish football community, including from rival clubs Dundalk, Cork City, Limerick and Linfield. "We are shocked to hear this evening the passing of our member and Derry City captain Ryan McBride". Read More

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Srisaket upsets unbeaten Gonzalez

Srisaket upsets unbeaten Gonzalez

Gonzalez connected at an incredibly high rate in the middle rounds, but Sor Rungvisai's constant forward pressure in addition to the streaming blood on Gonzalez's face seemed to ultimately work against Gonzalez's favor when it came down to the judges' scorecards. Read More

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Lionel Messi brace helps Barcelona defeat 10-man Valencia

Mangala then turned from hero to zero, being sent off in the first half. Although Munir El Haddadi drew Valencia level nearly immediately against his parent club, the 10 men struggled to contain Messi, who made it 3-2 after 52 minutes but will miss the trip to Granada in the first game back from the worldwide break due to suspension after picking up a late yellow card. Read More

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Aguero leveller earns Man City point against Liverpool

John Stones impressed at the back for City , with a series of vital blocks helping to keep Liverpool's attack out as the two sides tied 1-1 and Guardiola was effusive in his praise for the English centre-back. Liverpool have been a very good team with very good players for years and, although they have sometimes dropped points against "lesser" opposition, they always make it hard for the top teams. Read More

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Protesters wave Confederate flag outside NCAA tournament games

Protesters wave Confederate flag outside NCAA tournament games

The chief had them move the flag away from the edge due to concerns that the large pole could break and cause injuries below. At one point Monday, tickets for Friday's second session, which includes SC and Duke , started at $247.50 on the NCAA's ticket exchange and $272 on SeatGeek , while the first session, with North Carolina in afternoon, was $175.50 and $130 respectively. Read More

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Cincinnati Faces UCLA RD 2 in Sacramento on Sunday

Lonzo Ball and T.J. Leaf lead an overpowering offensive attack for UCLA. But unlike Kent State, which was a.500 team in the Mid-American Conference a month ago before closing the season with wins in 10 of their final 11 games heading into Friday, including winning the MAC tournament championship last weekend, they'll be facing a Cincinnati team that also won its 30th game Friday when it pounded No. Read More

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Liverpool and Manchester City each receive a well-earned draw

His latest eulogy on Stones suggests he is growing exhausted of the criticism of his philosophy to play out from the back, with James Milner's penalty only the second Premier League goal his side has conceded since January 21. "When I arrived here I said I wanted to play good, win games and win titles, as much as possible, definitely - but I think all colleagues in the Premier League and around the world at big clubs think the same". Read More

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Lady Bears selected to NCAA Tournament

They're both in the same section of the bracket, and with Baylor as a number three seed and SMU as a number six, they'll play each other in the second round, should all go as expected in the first. The Mustangs are at the peak of a program turnaround, having made the NCAA tournament in two straight seasons for the first time since 1984-1985 season. Read More

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Guardiola: City bigger challenge than Bayern or Barcelona

Liverpool are without a win in their last four games away from home. Where can I watch it? Manchester City hosts Liverpool in one of the most important English Premier League matches of the season so far. The result of Sunday's match could go a long way toward solidifying a place in next season's UEFA Champions League, while the losers could find themselves in a precarious position with only nine games remaining in the Premier League campaign. Read More

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City, Liverpool Clash in 'Top Four' Race

However, they can't count on facing Top 7 sides who are willing to come out and play after the Merseyside derby return against Everton at Anfield following the global break. A side like Manchester City , who they faced today, is nearly the flawless opposition for Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp to press and counter-attack at speed because they leave so much space. Read More

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Grizzlies Beat Spurs 104-96

Grizzlies Beat Spurs 104-96

The Spurs should have both Aldridge and Leonard in this one, while the hero of that game for Sacramento (Tyreke Evans, who had a game-high 26 points), is among the players whose status is uncertain as we approach tip-off. Memphis is on a three-game winning streak entering tonight to move to 39-30 on the season. Memphis averages just 101.4 points per game on offense this season while allowing 100.4 on defense. Read More

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Hammers Boss Slaven Bilic Admits He Is 'Disappointed' & 'Frustrated' Following Leicester Defeat

Hammers Boss Slaven Bilic Admits He Is 'Disappointed' & 'Frustrated' Following Leicester Defeat

In the fifth minute Mahrez swung in a cross towards Vardy and Shinji Okazaki, but both forwards missed it - as did West Ham's defence - as the ball flew into the corner of the net. 'I think all we can do after Saturday's defeat is say is "sorry" to the supporters, ' he wrote on the club website. "We knew that they had a momentum and of course they are a good side who were underachieving this season". Read More

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United made work for victory at Middlesbrough

United made work for victory at Middlesbrough

We did not have A, B, C, D, E, F or G, but we have L, M, N, O, P and these guys gave absolutely everything. Rudy Gestede's goal was the first that Middlesbrough have scored in the Premier League in 509 minutes of action. Victory extended United's unbeaten run in the league to 18 matches and kept Mourinho's men in the hunt for Champions League qualification, which the Portuguese insists the club wants to secure via their league placing, although winning the Europa League - which would also ... Read More

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Wenger announcement 'soon', Cahill saves Chelsea

Wenger announcement 'soon', Cahill saves Chelsea

Walters himself stepped up and fired the ball past the keeper to make it 1-all. Chelsea have only dropped points six times this season which has them ten points clear at the top with only 11 games remaining. Leicester City's remarkable resurgence under new manager Craig Shakespeare continued with a fourth successive win under his stewardship since Claudio Ranieri's sacking. Read More

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Iker Casillas out of Spain squad, Deulofeu and Illarramendi in

Iker Casillas out of Spain squad, Deulofeu and Illarramendi in

Spain have announced their 24-man squad for their World Cup qualifier and global friendly against France, snubbing a few big names in the process. "Pedro is one of the old guard of the selection", Lopetegui said. AC Milan winger Gerard Deulofeu meanwhile returns to the squad for the first time since 2014 and Real Sociedad midfielder Asier Illarramendi has earned his first call up. Read More

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Manchester City look to seal quarter final spot

Sunday's Premier League meeting with Liverpool comes, therefore, at a hard time. Middlesbrough, by far the lowest scoring team in the league, have still not won a league game in 2017. "But I always feel, in the good moments and the bad moments, especially in the bad moments, I'm really impressed with his reaction and I appreciate that a lot". Read More

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Ann-Renee Desbiens Wins 20th Patty Kaz Award

Ann-Renee Desbiens Wins 20th Patty Kaz Award

Wisconsin goalie Ann-Renee Desbiens had her 55th career shutout in the win. In her career, Desbiens holds a 0.89 goals-against average and a.955 save percentage. The Badgers entered Saturday's ceremony in a different position than years past, having won Friday's semifinal and still with a game to play Sunday. Read More

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Formula One: Damon Hill Warns Mercedes Over Lewis Hamilton

You can play too much or work too hard and you do have to keep your energy in reserve. He admitted that. He put in the time and he did actually beat Lewis so maybe that has alerted him. "If you are talented like Lewis you have got to create the conditions whereby you can do your job without it being all-consuming". "I think he is in a strong position". Read More

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March Madness 2017: How Wisconsin survived foul trouble vs. Villanova

March Madness 2017: How Wisconsin survived foul trouble vs. Villanova

No team understands the survive-and-advance mentality in this tourney better than Wisconsin, the only school in the country to make the Sweet 16 in the last three years. These teams are so good ... you've got 68. Two possessions later, Koenig made an inbounds pass, curled around a screen and buried a 3-pointer from the right wing to give the Badgers a 62-59 lead with 1:58 remaining. Read More

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Everton v Hull City

Everton v Hull City

Huddlestone has thrived under Silva, appointed in January and tasked with halting the club's slide back towards the Sky Bet Championship. Both are key players in our team I think that Ross is improving and has really deserved his call-up to the national team and we will do the maximum to keep these two players. Read More

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: We are knackered

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: We are knackered

Hamstring injuries would definitely rank high in the list of "least favourite afflictions" for footballers. "Mourinho's challenge stems not exclusively from the club's diminished resources at the business end of the season, but a brutal fixture list that could yet stretch to another 17 games in a season that has already featured 47". Read More

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