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Rival NBA Coach Stops Game for Fans to Salute Dirk Nowitzki

The game was Nowitzki's 1,500th of his career, making him just the fourth player in National Basketball Association history to hit the milestone, and he responded to it with characteristic charm in a post-game press conference. with the Heat in December. "It was one of the greatest things I've seen", Carlisle said. "I've never seen something like this". Nowitzki admitted he had no idea what was going on at first but cherished the recognition. Read More »

Harden's 30-pt. streak ends as Rockets beat Hawks

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During the streak, he scored 50 or more points four times, including a career-high 61 in a win at the Knicks on January 23. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots the basketball against Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) during the third quarter at Oracle Arena. Read More »

Raheem Sterling On Bench - Manchester City Team vs West Ham Confirmed

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Guardiola said: "Still they are leading this tournament". "I think he's enjoying it more, he will retire and say he had the courage and responsibility". He said: "When you are on top you can drop points but when behind you cannot, because after it'll be more hard". "Of course, he helps us a lot, but he will retire and say: "I took responsibility and I was brave with courage in the big moments". Read More »

Virat Kohli warns Indian players of picking 'bad habits'

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Australia , on the other hand, will be fancying a rare series win against India in recent times, especially after losing the Test and ODI series at home to Kohli's team. "A couple more one-dayers would have been beneficial for both teams but we have to utilise what's in front of us as best as possible. that's the way series are compiled nowadays". Read More »

Fury to fight before Wilder rematch

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However, doubts over a possible rematch emerged last week when Fury signed a deal with U.S. promoter Top Rank and ESPN , potentially complicating negotiations with Wilder. The fight can still be consummated, in theory, by a two-network pay-per-view deal, similar to when HBO and Showtime combined efforts for Lennox Lewis-Mike Tyson in 2002 and Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao in 2015. Read More »

Rockies sign Nolan Arenado to record-breaking contract

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The deal's $32.5 million average annual value is second behind the $34.42 million for pitcher Zack Greinke in a $206.5 million contract with Arizona that began in 2016. Arenado will deservedly be paid like the best player in baseball and the Rockies have the security of knowing they have their leader for an ever-expanding contention window. Read More »

‘GoT’ Final Season Will ‘Shock People’: Emilia Clarke

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Oberyn Martell-inspired aspirin? Get at me HBO , I have a few ideas for you. "It didn't fit, so what are you gonna do?" She added, "It took us a long time to film this one for a very good reason". This is what Emilia told E! on the Oscars 2019 red carpet. ET recently spoke with David Nutter, director of "Thrones'" season eight premiere , who teased that the final season will absolutely "live up to the hype". Read More »

India vs Australia 2nd T20I scorecard

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The second India vs Australia T20I is being telecast on Star Sports Network. Australia won the toss and chose to bowl first in the second and final T20I against India in Bengaluru. Debutant leg-spinner Mayank Markande (0/31 in four overs) did not pick up a wicket but bowled well according to Kohli. Just before we enter the World Cup month India faces another tough test as they face the mighty Australians in a second T20 clash at the M. Read More »

Jarrell Miller: Anthony Joshua Isn't UK's Biggest Boxer Right Now

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The IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight champion usually cuts a composed figure amid goading from his opponents but Miller angered him when they met in NY last week and he is yet to rediscover his normal persona. I like to knock people out and beat people up". But I get tested and, if, in the next 10 years, something was to come up then it would be a genuine mistake because I do not shove needles up my a***. Read More »

Keselowski shakes off flu to win Atlanta

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Keselowski's symptoms first appeared after he surprised fans Friday night in the rainy infield at Atlanta. Restarts, as predicted by many, were intense with cars much more closely bunched together for a number of laps once the green flag reappeared. Read More »

Tom Brady Rookie Card Sells For Record $400,000 At Auction

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Sold in a joint operation by PWCC Marketplace and ebay , the card is part of the ultra-rare 2000 Playoff Contenders Championship Ticket. According to Huigens, the card - which is the "highest quality specimen" PWCC has ever sold - headlined an auctioning event. Read More »

Mikael Granlund traded while fiancée was in labor

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Wild general manager Paul Fenton told reporters he felt bad about the timing of the trade . This season, Granlund has 15 goals and 34 assists in 63 games, and is heading from a Wild squad fighting for a postseason spot to a Predators team firmly in the postseason. Read More »

Toronto Raptors vs. Boston Celtics - 2/26/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Here are your takeaways from today's game. Then it all came undone in the second quarter. The Celtics led 32-30 after a first quarter that had 10 lead changes and five ties. Through the first three games against the Raptors, Kyrie Irving was purely unstoppable. The Celtics allowed Toronto to shoot 48.9 per cent from the field and 47.2 per cent from three-point range. Read More »

AB de Villiers signs another major T20 deal

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De Villiers smashed the fastest ODI hundred, from just 31 balls, for South Africa against Windies in Johannesburg in 2015. "Playing at Lord's is always a wonderful privilege". He is now captaining Lahore Qalanders in the Pakistan Super League, for whom he starred with a match-winning fifty in a thrilling finish against Multan Sultans on Friday. Read More »

Former Celtics point guard Kenny Anderson recovering from stroke

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Anderson is back at home in Pembroke Pines, Fla., and is lucid and has his faculties, the source said, adding that Anderson suffers from high blood pressure and high cholesterol, and hadn't been taking medication diligently. 2 pick by the New Jersey Nets in the 1991 NBA draft . From 1991-2005, he played for nine National Basketball Association teams and spent the 2005-06 season playing in Lithuania before retiring. Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino sorry he can not apologise to Mike Dean in person

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He has confirmed he will accept the charges and will not request a personal hearing. "Watching my behaviour afterwards on video, I need to accept the charge from the FA", Pochettino told the press. (To apologise) in private is not important because it was in public my behaviour and I need to apologise to him and the officials too. "What we showed on Saturday was that we are a good team, have good quality but not enough to win a Premier League title - that is the reality". Read More »

Raptors sit Kawhi Leonard versus Orlando due to "load management"

It's not the best weather, but I have eight people here. "That's what I learned a long time ago and I don't share it because I don't spell that well". "He's improved tremendously and obviously he's been a big part of our improvement and the way we've played here lately - both ends of the court (for Briscoe)", Clifford said. Read More »

Canada's Auger-Aliassime to play in 1st ATP final at Rio Open

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The 18-year-old appeared ready to confidently close out the match when he took a 40/0 lead on his serve at 5-3, but Cuevas played tremendous defence to put ball after ball in the court, making the Canadian beat him. "My serve fell apart today, which is frustrating because I was serving well all week and I knew that I could do better", said the Canadian. "So many things have been achieved here". Read More »

49ers franchise Robbie Gould; time for plan B

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One of the 49ers' most consistent and important players from the past two seasons is set to return. There was already widespread speculation San Francisco would do this, especially after Gould was essentially automatic over his last two seasons with the team. Read More »

Former NBA player Mike Bibby accused of sexual abuse and harassment

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The Arizona Republic reports the Paradise Valley Unified School District issued a statement saying it was notified of the police investigation into claims against the Shadow Mountain High School head coach on February 14. A statement from the school district also said police asked the district to halt its investigation until the police have finished theirs. Bibby admitted he had been drinking on the day of the alleged assault and told the teacher he wanted to date her. Read More »

Radu Albot becomes first Moldovan to lift ATP tour title

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You work so much". However, he was unable to get over the line as Albot recovered to become the first Moldovan player to win an ATP title. "I think it's hard to put into words", said Albot, who had never reached a tour-level final before this tournament. Read More »

No. 10 Michigan State Knocks Off No. 7 Michigan

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Michigan State has made defense a point of pride in recent weeks and it showed on Sunday as the Spartans really locked down after Ignas Brazdeikis drove the baseline and slammed one in to give the Wolverines a six-point lead, 51-45. "Second half was much better defense by us, but ... we're going to have to play better than that". Kenny Goins notched 16 points and 11 rebounds for the Spartans , who have won five in-a-row to improve to 23-and-5 on the season. Read More »

Maguire: Leicester players excited to work with Rodgers

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Former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers looks set to take his first Premier League job since leaving the Reds, being now in talks with Leicester City . The loss saw Leicester slip to 12th in the table and left them still looking for their first win of 2019 following a miserable run which also saw them knocked out of the FA Cup at League Two Newport. Read More »

Harden’s 30-point streak ends at 32 as Rockets beat Hawks

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Wilt Chamberlain holds the National Basketball Association record with 65 consecutive games of 30-plus points in 1961-62. The 32 consecutive games of at least 30 points scored will go down as the second-longest mark in National Basketball Association history, behind Wilt Chamberlain's 65 consecutive games of at least 30 points scored, set during the 1961-62 season. Read More »

Schmidt relieved as off-colour Ireland stay in Six Nations race

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Tries from Edoardo Padovani and Luca Morisi gave Italy a 16-12 half-time lead but an Ireland side lacking fluency ran out winners with Quinn Roux , Jacob Stockdale , Keith Earls and Conor Murray crossing the line. Chris Farrell had made the initial break towards the line but stopped just short, with Roux taking possession to finish off. Italy had last beaten Ireland in the 2013 Six Nations , when it also led at halftime but there was to be no repeat this time. Read More »

Top seed Tsitsipas overcomes Kukushkin challenge to win Marseille Open

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Tsitsipas is the top-seed this week in Marseille , and therefore he received a bye in the opening round. "Unfortunately, I was not able to win today, but this week, the way I played, was one of the best of my tennis career". Evans will be looking for his first ATP title, and the win over Isner - ranked No. 9 in the world - was his third against a top-10 opponent. Evans will face either Mackenzie McDonald or Moldova's Radu Albot, who were slated to meet in the other semifinal on Saturday ... Read More »

Jayasuriya banned from cricket for 2 years

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As a result and effective immediately, Sanath Jayasuriya can not take part in any cricket-related activity until 2021. Former Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya has been banned from cricket for two years for two breaches of the ICC's Anti-Corruption Code. Read More »

Yang holds off Lee to win third LPGA Thailand title

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The Kiwi posted five birdies and two bogeys over her last 18 holes. "I am very honoured to have three wins here", Yang said. With only four holes to play, three were tied for the lead on 20 under - Yang, Ciganda and Lee - to set up the nail-biting finish. Read More »

Tyson Fury sends message to Deontay Wilder over rematch negotiations

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The governing body was so sure that a rematch was close to happening that it created an interim title and ordered Dominic Breazeale and Dillian Whyte to fight for the belt . Joshua is signed to a fight-by-fight deal with DAZN, Wilder is a free agent but has loyalties to Fox Sports and PBC, while Fury is now an ESPN fighter. Read More »

LeBron James says Lakers 'wrong franchise' for distracted players

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After suspensions, coaching rumors, trade talks, injuries and a locker room that has appeared disjointed at times, the Memphis game was mercifully just about basketball. Keep knocking on the door. After the Lakers latest loss against the Memphis Grizzlies , LeBron spoke with reporters and sent a clear message to his teammates about the media distractions. Read More »