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Cristiano Ronaldo's New Bronze Bust Is Turning Heads

Cristiano Ronaldo's New Bronze Bust Is Turning Heads

The youngest child of a cook and municipal gardener, Ronaldo is the island of Madeira's most treasured son and family and friends were present at the airport to recognize the latest achievement of Portugal's all-time record scorer. As for the bust, well, it looks nothing like the soccer superstar. "It's always a great honor to work on project like that", the bust's sculptor, Madeira native Emanuel Santos, told local TV channel RTP, according to the AP. Read More

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Warriors hopeful Durant can return in regular season

Golden State continually shredded the slow-footed Pau Gasol and David Lee in space. Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant could return to game action before the end of the regular season, the team announced Wednesday. "I didn't play flawless", he said. "It was fun to watch". From Curry's ability to dominate games to the health status of Durant to having enough depth - all of it was open to interpretation and up for debate. Read More

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Dustin Johnson withdraws from Houston Open

He should be ready to go to get his game at its peak entering The Masters next week. "It's still kind of a bit of an emotional time for me, " Day said. "After a great deal of thought and consultation with my team, I have chose to withdraw from this week's Shell Houston Open, " he said in a statement. Read More

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Venus Williams beats No. 1 Kerber in Miami Open quarters

Venus Williams beats No. 1 Kerber in Miami Open quarters

Berdych has an uphill task and even his best game might not be enough to stop his 34-year-old opponent, who has been in rampant form, that has taken the tennis fraternity by surprise. "A tough match overall", Federer said. Federer gets Wednesday off, and will meet 10th-seeded Tomas Berdych on Thursday in the quarters. He then survived a break point on his serve and his lead was widened in the seventh game when an nearly nonchalant backhand volley extended his advantage to 5-2. Read More

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More frustration for Man United in 0-0 draw vs West Brom

Matt Phillips continues to struggle with a hamstring injury and he is likely to remain out. United manager Jose Mourinho revealed on Friday that Jones and Smalling won't be back in action for a prolonged period. United face a gruelling April, with nine fixtures, as a result of their continued involvement in the Europa League. Foster thwarted his old club again with a fine one-handed save from a Rashford thunderbolt from 25 yards, as Mourinho introduced record goalscorer Rooney in the hope ... Read More

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Panthers QB Newton undergoes surgery

Panthers QB Newton undergoes surgery

Vermillion projected earlier this month that Newton would begin a throwing regimen 12 weeks post-surgery, and if all goes well, can throw with the team at 16 weeks. "He's going to have to rebuild his confidence". I mean, he was shook . "Why? Because of the injuries we incurred on the offensive line". "The biggest thing more than anything else was listening to what the doctors told us, is the reason we did what we did". Read More

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Alexis Sanchez a top player, says Antonio Conte

The Chile global is yet to pen a contract extension at the north London outfit despite approaching the final year of his contract. While away on worldwide duty, Sanchez was quoted in Publimetro as saying he would, "like to stay in the city [London] but with a team that is winning things, that has a winning mentality", - remarks that stoked speculation linking Chelsea with a move for the 28-year-old former Barcelona star . Read More

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Record: 7 series wins for Virat Kohli

Record: 7 series wins for Virat Kohli

Earlier, an exemplary bowling performance by India saw Australia bowl out in their second innings for 137, leaving the home side a modest target of 106 to win the match and the series. Indian Captian Virat Kohli on March 28 made it clear that he was not ready to forgive the Australian players for what they did this series and that they were "no longer friends". Read More

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When Matthew Wade asked Ravindra Jadeja what 'm*******d' means

The fast bowler took his tally to 17 in the India-Australia test series and is the only fast bowler to take his wicket tally to double figures this series with Josh Hazlewood the next with nine wickets. The three-Test series against New Zealand saw Jadeja finish with 14 wickets, a distant second to Ashwin's 27 which fashioned the whitewash. "I will try to get to a hundred next time, and celebrate with two bats as swords", he added. Read More

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Leicester still not safe from relegation - Shakespeare

Stoke offered nothing but aimless long balls forward, for the majority of the half, making things rather easy for the Leicester defence and gifting the Foxes their fair share of possession. Leicester City are not yet safe from Premier League relegation, says manager Craig Shakespeare . He joined Guus Hiddink, Jose Mourinho, Pep Guardiola, and Carlo Ancelotti in having a 100 percent record after four games. Read More

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Taylor could face lengthy ban for Coleman tackle

Taylor could face lengthy ban for Coleman tackle

Taylor now plies his trade in the Championship with Aston Villa, having been sold by Swansea City in the January transfer window. A couple of days ago, Federation Internationale de Football Association levied a four-game ban on five-time Player of the Year Lionel Messi for abusive language directed towards a match official. Read More

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Alexis Sanchez a target for Chelsea and other clubs

Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal at London Stadium on December 3, 2016 in London, England. So I believe that his phrase "una ciudad y un equipo" means the city and the team, which tells me that his words are not for the Chelsea boss at all but for Arsene Wenger . Read More

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India and Bangladesh to Tour Sri Lanka for T20 Tri-Series

India and Bangladesh to Tour Sri Lanka for T20 Tri-Series

Soumya Sarkar managed to grasp the catch after several fumbled attempts but Chandimal and Lakmal then continued to frustrate Bangladesh as they put on a 55-run partnership for the ninth wicket . Asela Gunaratne was adjudged leg-before for seven off Shakib without offering any shot before Mustafizur struck again to hand Dhananjaya de Silva a duck. Read More

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Jusuf Nurkic: Jusuf Nurkic (fibula) out at least 2 weeks

The Trail Blazers announced the injury to their center on Friday after Nurkic underwent an MRI. Since the Blazers traded Mason Plumlee to the Denver Nuggets for Nurkic and a first-round pick on February 13 - a trade deemed a steal from the get-go - the 22-year-old has averaged 15.2 points, 10.4 rebounds, 3.2 assists, two blocks and 1.2 steals in 29.2 minutes per game upon arriving in Portland. Read More

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Pakistan 137-8 in third T20 against Windies

Pakistan 137-8 in third T20 against Windies

He earned second consecutive man of the match award. "It's been a bit of a struggle since getting that hundred against India (last August in Fort Lauderdale) but I'm delighted to be back among the runs". It will be a salvage operation today for Carlos Brathwaite's West Indies side as they try to stop Pakistan clinching their Twenty20 global series in the third match. Read More

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Moyes looking for a Sunderland miracle

Moyes looking for a Sunderland miracle

Moyes, though, who has overseen five wins, five draws and 18 losses, understands he is a target for criticism with just 10 games to save Sunderland's season. Watford worked a corner into the area and Okaka struck the crossbar with a header via Fabio Borini's deflection, before Craig Cathcart helped the ball towards the back post where Britos was ready and waiting to nod the ball into the unguarded net for 1-0. Read More

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Dutch hunt coach to salvage 2018 dreams

Dutch hunt coach to salvage 2018 dreams

Teenager Matthijs de Ligt's dream debut for the Netherlands quickly turned into a nightmare as he handed Bulgaria an early goal in a 2-0 defeat for the Dutch in World Cup qualifying on Saturday. Only the group victor secures an automatic World Cup spot. "We were on the right track", he said. Some of the standouts being Kevin Strootman, Georginio Wijnaldum and Arjen Robben . Read More

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Pacers legend George McGinnis elected to Basketball Hall of Fame

Pacers legend George McGinnis elected to Basketball Hall of Fame

He led the National Basketball Association in scoring in two consecutive seasons from 2002-2004 and was named to seven All-Star games. Pacers legend George McGinnis has been elected to the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame. The 54-year-old Self has won 13 consecutive Big 12 regular-season titles and the 2008 NCAA championship. OR eliminated Self's Jayhawks in the Elite Eight, 74-60, this season. Read More

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South Carolina women beat Stanford 62-53 in Final Four

South Carolina women beat Stanford 62-53 in Final Four

But the former Hammond standout and North Carolina freshman will have a conflict if the Gamecocks and Tar Heels both win Saturday. Mississippi State guard Morgan William (2) shoots over CT guard Gabby Williams (15) for the winning shot in an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the women's Final Four, Friday, March 31, 2017, in Dallas. Read More

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Failed drugs test due to spiked drink, claims Berahino

Failed drugs test due to spiked drink, claims Berahino

Stoke City striker Saido Berahino said on Thursday he served an eight-week drugs suspension earlier this season after someone spiked his drink in a nightclub. Berahino, who joined Stoke in January in a deal that could cost the Potters £15m, claimed Pulis and Albion never protected him over the affair. "I was depressed", he said. Read More

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Lord Sugar sends message to Chelsea after Tottenham victory

Lord Sugar sends message to Chelsea after Tottenham victory

However, they have failed to win a single Premier League match away from home this season, taking only three points in 15 fixtures from their travels. "My lads know they still have a challenge ahead". Vincent Janssen has appeared 20 times in the Premier League for Spurs this season, but has only been given 626 minutes of playing time - 31 minutes per game on average. Read More

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Nadal cruises past Fognini in Miami

Nadal cruises past Fognini in Miami

The Swiss 18-time grand-slam champion came through a thrilling contest a 7-6 (11-9) 6-7 (9-11) 7-6 (7-5) victor in the semi-finals. Nadal, who lost all four of his previous Miami Open finals, will be out to snap a run of three straight defeats against Federer, including in the Melbourne final and at Indian Wells. Read More

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Spurs beat Thunder despite Westbrook's triple-double

However they haven't had good luck against the Thunder, as the last time these two teams met was back on March 9 in OKC and the Spurs dropped a big one, losing by 10 points in a 102-92 letdown. Also that season, Wilt Chamberlain averaged 50.4 points a game and didn't win it, either, so maybe Robertson has a point. "I think this is huge, especially so we will know what games (in the play-offs) will be like", he said. Read More

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Everton defender Ramiro Funes Mori out for rest of season

Everton defender Ramiro Funes Mori out for rest of season

Centre-back Funes Mori has played 23 Premier League matches this season, with the blow coming at a crucial time in Everton's season. Everton confirm that Ramiro Funes Mori could miss the rest of the season with a knee injury. Midfielder James McCarthy aggravated a hamstring injury in the warm-up to that game and may not be fit to feature against Liverpool. The team is six points behind fourth-place Liverpool, which hosts Everton in the Merseyside derby on Saturday. Read More

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How Miami was won and what to expect from Konta next

How Miami was won and what to expect from Konta next

The pair then exchanged breaks again before Wozniacki produced successive double faults and Konta seized her chance to serve for the set which she did after 45 minutes. "I think it's a great finals to be a part of", she said. Konta kept up the good form, recording a comfortable 7-5, 6-1 win over Spain's Lara Arruabarena to reach the last eight. Read More

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United States of America settle for a 1-1 draw against Panama

Frankly, we haven't seen the likes of that since the Arena-coached 2002 World Cup team shocked the globe by reaching the tournament quarterfinals, and only narrowly falling to Germany. They represent both the rearguard and the team's offense, and reflect the widest mixture of experience imaginable. Christian Pulisic was the lone bright spot for the US Men's National Team in an otherwise boring night in Panama . Read More

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Without Anthony and Rose, Knicks top Heat 98-94

The 2016-17 Heat are the blueprint for Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek: An in-season turnaround can be made with a commitment to defense. All three of those teams are safely in the playoffs, each among the top four in the East. It's just me accepting that. "It was kind of a must-win for the team morale", New York's Carmelo Anthony , who returned to the lineup after missing two games with a sore knee, told reporters after scoring 21. Read More

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James passes Shaq for 7th on NBA's career scoring list

He reached this lofty plateau so quickly by posting the fifth-highest points per game average in National Basketball Association history (minimum 400 games played), at 27.11. LeBron James , who quickly left the locker room and talked before the coach (which is rare), was candid by saying , "We're just in a bad spot right now". Read More

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Final Four teams, players, matchups to watch

On the bracket's other side, is a matchup between OR, making its first Final four appearance since the in- augural tournament in 1939, and last year's National title runner-up North Carolina . "He has really been battling the language barrier". With the stage set for a champion to be crowned, many potential bettors are looking to get involved with picking a victor. Read More

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