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Supreme Court Asks BCCI To Release Money For Dharamsala Test, IPL

According to the CoA, the HPCA had asked the BCCI to release funds to conduct the fourth Test despite not having complied with the court's twin orders last October. Also, an amount of approximately INR 59.44 crore was transferred by the BCCI to the HPCA account between April and October previous year, not including the INR 16 crore that each state association received from the BCCI towards the cancellation of the Champions League T20. Read More

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Panthers extend Jonathan Stewart's contract

Panthers extend Jonathan Stewart's contract

First, Stewart's cap hit in 2017 would have been $8.25 million, so an extension likely reduces that number in re-structuring. "This is a special place", Stewart said of his contract extension, in a team release. "I'm just glad to be here". Stewart averaged a career-low 3.8 yards per carry (minimum 100 attempts) last season, but he compensated that with nine touchdowns, the most since his second year in the league. Read More

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Wilson Chandler leads Nuggets past Cavaliers

What is going on with the Cavaliers? At halftime they held a 73-59 lead over the Cavs and Lebron to nine points. After the 126-113 loss, James said his team lacked toughness. Even if the Nuggets don't score a lot of points, that's still an ungodly, disgustingly large number of nuggets. It's still hard to picture any team in the East beating Cleveland. Read More

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Suns start youngest lineup in National Basketball Association history versus Nets

His 3 three-pointers were the first that he has made since draining 3 versus Sacramento on the 15th. The young group got off to a fast start, taking a 32-22 first-quarter lead over Brooklyn, but it didn't last. Nets: Several players that are on non-guaranteed contracts beyond this season have impressed Atkinson. "I thought he did a good job of firing us up, and then the guys responded". Read More

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Arsene Wenger: Luis Suarez wanted to join Arsenal from Liverpool in 2013

JL: "It sort of saddens me a bit that we have got to a point where there is a toxic nature between our fan-base". Manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that talks over new contracts for the duo have been halted until the summer. Arsenal is prepared to sell German midfielder Mesut Ozil this summer and one likely buyer would be Turkish Super Lig side Fenerbahce SK. Tuchel, who was appointed by Dortmund following the departure of Jurgen Klopp, has been mooted as the leading contenders to ... Read More

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Burnley representatives Keane and Arfield impress during internationals

Burnley representatives Keane and Arfield impress during internationals

Everton are at the front of the queue of clubs interested in signing Keane, who is now rated at £20m, but his performance in Dortmund will have impressed Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea. "Obviously it's a shame about the result in the end, but I thought the lads played really well". "There's a lot of great players ahead of me, so I know it's not going to be easy, but I don't want to rest now". Read More

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Sidney Crosby Slashes Off Portion Of Mark Methot's Finger In Gruesome Injury

Sidney Crosby Slashes Off Portion Of Mark Methot's Finger In Gruesome Injury

When the Pittsburgh Penguins played the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night, Crosby speared Ryan O'Reilly in the groin from behind and never received a penalty. I think we're trying to rally around that adversity a bit and find ways to get points. "It was (Brassard) who originally got his stick on it to kind of slow it down and it gave me that extra half second to extend an arm", Condon said. Read More

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Why Griezmann could leave this summer - Simeone

Why Griezmann could leave this summer - Simeone

Nevertheless, it adds that Liverpool have also expressed interest in the player who has a €45m (£38.9m, $48.5m) release clause in his contract. Now L'Equipe in France are reporting that Griezmann and his advisers have decided to make a move away from Atletico at the end of this season, with the Manchester Evening News reporting the striker will move to Old Trafford as Jose Mourinho's marquee summer capture. Read More

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Latest Rafinha Rumours, Arda Turan Arsenal Link Denied

Latest Rafinha Rumours, Arda Turan Arsenal Link Denied

The 30-year-old has netted three goals in 13 La Liga starts this season and has struggled to nail down a starting position at the Camp Nou since moving from Atletico Madrid in 2015. However, the Gunners could now look to end his stay with the Spanish giants as doubts over the future of Germany worldwide Ozil linger on. His versatility would suit Arsenal , as he can play on the left, right or in the middle as an attacking midfielder. Read More

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The New Orleans Saints Might Have Interest In Johnny Manziel

The New Orleans Saints Might Have Interest In Johnny Manziel

It will be interesting to follow Manziel's return to the National Football League and whether there's any real opportunity ahead of him outside of going to the CFL. Drew Brees would be a ideal mentor. Drafted by the team 22nd overall in the 2014 draft, Manziel has recorded 1675 passing yards, seven passing touchdowns and seven interceptions in his career. Read More

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Two Arsenal fans divided over Arsene Wenger's future give their views

Two Arsenal fans divided over Arsene Wenger's future give their views

The 31-year-old, who along with Kante is now on national duty, says that the midfielder's ability to win the ball back from opposition makes him irreplaceable. "We are just in a state of flux where we know there are people who would call for Arsene to leave, we know there are fans that are still going to back him and that has never been clearer than two planes flying over the Hawthorns on Saturday". Read More

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World Baseball Classic final features three former Spokane Indians

World Baseball Classic final features three former Spokane Indians

The United States run machine kept chugging along, crossing the plate eight times. Jones noted that the Puerto Rico team had champion T-shirts already made up as well and that "didn't sit well with us, so we did what we had to do". "Frustrating for me is the mental errors that we committed", Netherlands manager Hensley Meulens said. He struck out seven, but walked four. Puerto Rico advances to Wednesday's title game for the first time and will face the victor of Tuesday's semifinal ... Read More

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Formula 1's Lewis Hamilton: Ferrari's the one to beat this year

Red Bull drivers Dan Ricciardo and Max Verstappen were third and fourth quickest in the first session but dropped down the timesheets to fifth and sixth later after changes to their cars between the sessions. Teammate Kimi Räikkönen lowered the bar by a further 0.4 seconds the next day, to which the classically cool Finn replied, "If we want, we can go faster". Read More

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Arda Turan's agent denies contact with Arsenal; client happy at Barcelona

Arda Turan's agent denies contact with Arsenal; client happy at Barcelona

The Times , in an exclusive report on Thursday, claimed that Gunners had identified the Turkey worldwide as a potential replacement of Mesut Ozil, who has only one year left on his current deal. Turan was signed by current Barcelona manager Luis Enrique from Atletico Madrid in 2015, and he still has three years left on his current deal. "But I am very happy at Barcelona and I want to stay until the end of my contract". Read More

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Hamilton targets Vettel battle as he declares Ferrari favourites for F1 title

Three-time F1 champion Hamilton headed teammate Valtteri Bottas by nearly six tenths in the first practice session of the season at Melbourne - and was half a second clear of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel in FP2. "I think it's not a bad thing for the sport". Pointing to Vettel, Fernando Alonso and Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo, Hamilton said: "When I walked in, I thought it was neat, because there is a champion here, another champion there, and a potential champion, too". Read More

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Islanders recall Jaroslav Halak from Bridgeport

Islanders recall Jaroslav Halak from Bridgeport

The New York Islanders made waves this season when they waived former starting goaltender Jaroslav Halak - then made even bigger waves when they reassigned him to the AHL's Bridgeport Sound Tigers in the aftermath. Halak set an Islanders record for wins by a goaltender with 38 in 2014-15. Halak is expected to join the team in Pittsburgh for the Islanders' game Friday night. Read More

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Minor league team's promise to fans: Tebow + 3 strikeouts = free Whoppers

Minor league team's promise to fans: Tebow + 3 strikeouts = free Whoppers

Just a day after announcing that Tebow, the former Heisman Trophy victor, would be joining the Fireflies, the team began selling online Tim Tebow player tees. If Tebow strikes out three times in a game against the Drive, everyone in attendance gets free Whoppers from Burger King. The assignment comes after Tebow signed a minor-league contract with the Mets last September and then saw action in the Arizona Fall League and with the big-league club in spring training. Read More

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Pat Kelsey bails on UMass at last minute

Pat Kelsey bails on UMass at last minute

According to Bamford, a buyout clause within Kelsey's stipulates the coach will owe UMass $1 million over the next two seasons, although he said it's unclear how the buyout will be resolved. Pat Kelsey's saga at the University of Massachusetts Amherst was short-lived. He made $250,000 per year at Winthrop. And I hope that [the fans] have faith in the things that we've done in my two years here that we're going to be able to do that. Read More

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FA chairman blasts England fans'

FA chairman blasts England fans' "disrespectful" behaviour

The former Middlesbrough boss opted for a 3-4-2-1 formation against Joachim Loew's men and believes the system will prove to be a unsafe weapon in his side's arsenal going forward. It was later confirmed that the incident was being treated by United Kingdom forces as a terror attack. "Our first thoughts are with the families of those that lost their lives, that have been injured". Read More

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Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue will lead search for new Georgetown coach

Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue will lead search for new Georgetown coach

Ewing, like Chris Mullin at St. John's, would need to load up on high-caliber assistant coaches to help him bridge the gap from assisting in the National Basketball Association to head coaching at the college level. In August, junior forward Paul White announced he would be transferring, eventually winding up at Oregon. Then last week, highly regarded 2017 recruit Tremont Waters rescinded his intent to play for Georgetown. Read More

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Blues lose Stastny to lower-body injury

Blues lose Stastny to lower-body injury

Pickard stopped the initial shot but Schwartz got two follow-up hacks at it and still no defender had arrived on the scene so he poked it in easily and just like that the Avs were down 3-1 with only half a period to play. For Avalanche fans, it was a familiar sight seeing a Mike Yeo-coached team knee one of their young up-and-coming players and the anger in the building was palpable. Read More

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Celtics potential first round playoff opponents - which team is the biggest threat?

But George's brilliance hasn't translated to consistent team success, even though the Pacers have performed like a quality team with him on the floor. Of course, the Boston fans had seized on Indiana's vulnerability by greeting George with applause, which made him laugh afterward. "He averages a triple-double for Christ's sake, so it's tough for us to stop him", T.J. Read More

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Shreyas Iyer called up as cover for Kohli

Shreyas Iyer called up as cover for Kohli

Watching the media from Australia land go into meltdown mode, every time Kohli utters a word, cracks everyone right up from the country a little north-west of them. Anurag was left astonished over the fact that the Indian board didn't standby the team's captain nor the players. Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Anurag Thakur on Thursday hit out at the Indian cricket board for their handling of the controversy surrounding Virat Kohli and Steven Smith in a series ... Read More

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