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Sports Extended nets for Rahane & Rahul
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Philander ran through the famed Indian cricket team's batting line-up on Monday to hand South Africa a critical 1-0 lead in the three-Test series, as the hosts won the first match by 72 runs. Three of those hundreds have come against Australia (1), England (1) and New Zealand (1) while the rest are against Sri Lanka (2) and the West Indies (1).

Sports Boss still in dark over January budget
Author: 0 Boss still in dark over January budget

Shelvey and striker Aleksandar Mitrovic are among those players who have been linked with moves away from Tyneside this month, but there have as yet been no offers for any of them. My belief is that we will do what we have to do. Rafa Benitez said back in December that ideally he wanted all new signings to be completed by 15 January and failing that, by 20 January at the very latest.

Sports LaVar Ball was right, the Lakers don't support Luke Walton
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Rick Carlisle , president of the NBA Coaches Association, said it's a "disgrace" that ESPN published LaVar Ball's comments critical of Lakers coach Luke Walton . Caldwell-Pope made the correct play and found Nance on an alley-oop, but the pass was behind the forward. Spurs icon Manu Ginobili returned to the hardwood to enforce a five-point run, bringing San Antonio within six points.

Sports NFL Divisional Round: Line Climbs Slightly for Jags vs. Steelers 1/10/18
Author: 0 NFL Divisional Round: Line Climbs Slightly for Jags vs. Steelers 1/10/18

They were down 21-3 at halftime, but never gave up and went on to score 19 unanswered points. Mariota, while good enough to defeat the Chiefs , won't be able to get by the Patriots' pass defense. I keep hearing that the Eagles will shutdown the run and make them one dimensional. Last Saturday, the Falcons marched their way to a somewhat surprising 26-13 victory on the road over the Los Angeles Rams .

Sports LSU running back Derrius Guice declares for 2018 NFL Draft
Author: 0 LSU running back Derrius Guice declares for 2018 NFL Draft

His departure, along with the departure of senior running back Darrel Williams, leaves LSU with Nick Brossette (19 carries, 96 yards) as the expected top returning rusher for the 2018 season. He has three of the top four single-game performances in school history, including a school-record 285-yard performance against Texas A&M in the 2016 regular-season finale.

Sports New England Patriots: Tom Brady likely wraps up MVP against Jets
Author: 0 New England Patriots: Tom Brady likely wraps up MVP against Jets

The five-time Pro-Bowl linebacker recorded five tackles and a pair of sacks, both on consecutive plays at the end of the game. They had a playoff games that was colder - a divisional round game against the Tennessee Titans on January 10, 2004, when it was 4 degrees with a wind chill that made it feel like minus 10.

Sports 'Play our best:' Brady brushes off controversy, focuses on Titans
Author: 0 'Play our best:' Brady brushes off controversy, focuses on Titans

Rumors persist that Bill Belichick has a strained relationship with owner Robert Kraft and that this will be his last season with the team that has been so incredibly successful. Dion Lewis is another talented receiving-back for the Pats. The Titans' defense was the worst unit this year at defending pass-catching. That's unlikely, however, and that's part of why Big Ben wants this rematch .

Sports Real Madrid legend Hierro: Zidane needs to be supported
Author: 0 Real Madrid legend Hierro: Zidane needs to be supported

How do you change the mentality of the player to get the very best of them? Reportedly asked whether he will sign a new deal with Chelsea , Hazard is said to have told the Mirror: "Yes". We need the fans. When there are things like we're going through, where things aren't going as we want, it's about work. But according to reports from Spain, Madrid do plan on reaching an agreement with the DFB, which could see Low offered the job after the FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation this ...

Sports Manny Machado Agrees to $16M Contract with Orioles to Avoid Arbitration
Author: 0 Manny Machado Agrees to $16M Contract with Orioles to Avoid Arbitration

Britton, who who is recovering from surgery to fix a torn right Achilles tendon, reached agreement for a $12 million salary this season. However, the two sides were able to find common ground. This is the second consecutive year that Gausman and the Orioles didn't agree on a contract before the filing date, but they ultimately decided on a $3.45 million deal before a hearing in 2017.

Author: 0 Stoinis: Australia have to keep their foot on England's throat

The two-Test series between New Zealand and England begins on March 22 at Eden Park, Auckland. Livingstone already featured in the T20I squad against South Africa . Stokes missed the entire series in Australia after being banned from global duties while police investigate his alleged role in a fight outside a nightclub in Bristol three months ago.

Sports Ronaldo and Messi headline the 2017 UEFA Team of the Year
Author: 0 Ronaldo and Messi headline the 2017 UEFA Team of the Year

Kevin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard are the only players from the Premier League to feature in the UEFA Team of the year as they make their maiden appearance. Thoughts on UEFA's Team of the Year for 2017? Gianluigi Buffon was voted as the preferred goalkeeper , receiving 41.8% of the votes in his position.

Sports Thomas Davis To Retire After 2018
Author: 0 Thomas Davis To Retire After 2018

He said Monday, after the Panthers lost an NFC wild-card game against the New Orleans Saints , that he planned to honor the final year of his contract but likely wouldn't be an every-down player as he has been. He also came back from three ACL surgeries to be an All-Pro in 2013 and 2015. Davis has 13 interceptions and 18 forced fumbles in his career, and he'll be hard to replace for Carolina after the 2018 season.

Sports Bears hire ex-Oregon coach Helfrich as OC
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The Bears' defense finished in the top 10 in passing yards (seventh), points allowed (ninth) and total yards (10th) allowed in 2017. Helfrich began his coaching career as running backs coach at Southern Oregon in 1996 before playing and serving as offensive coordinator in Europe with the Vienna (Austria) Vikings in 1997.

Sports Real Madrid dominate UEFA fans' team of 2017; PSG's Neymar misses out
Author: 0 Real Madrid dominate UEFA fans' team of 2017; PSG's Neymar misses out

Furthermore, Neymar wants a new goalkeeper at the club and PSG defender Marquinhos accompany him to Real Madrid . Diaz also mentioned that Neymar was spotted on holiday next to a Real Madrid ambassador, inevitably stoking the fire of speculation that he could be headed to join Barca's fiercest rivals.

Sports Blue Jays, Donaldson avoid arbitration
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The superstar third baseman surpassed Bryce Harper's previous mark of $21.625 million and earned himself a $6 million raise over the $17 million he received in 2017. "There's always a lot that goes into a negotiation so I would say it definitely doesn't hurt". It was a busy day for the Blue Jays, who signed five players to one-year deals to avoid arbitration.

Author: 0 Liverpool vs Manchester City 01/14/2018 Premier League Preview, Odds & Prediction

I think we hit it off from the first game and after that we did not really lose. Liverpool holds a super slight edge at 6-5-7 in its last 19 matches against Manchester City . They now lead Tottenham and Arsenal by three and five points respectively, so Jurgen Klopp will know taking something from City remains crucial. How Jurgen Klopp spends the £142 million could make or break Liverpool's season - and given previous January transfer dealings, Reds supporters will hope any arrivals ...

Sports Novak Djokovic looks ready to rock but revamped service action is untested
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic looks ready to rock but revamped service action is untested

Defending champion Roger Federer could then await in the semi-finals before a potential showdown with world No 1 Rafael Nadal in the final. "Rafa and Roger are the best ones, but I'm playing well and I'm in good shape". The Serena Williams pregnancy story is already fantastic - but if the 23-time grand slam winner's 2018 plays out as hoped, the story is going to be completely remarkable.

Sports Patriots' Brady downplays documentary distraction
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The Patriots will turn to Tom Brady's brilliance agains the visiting Titans this weekend. So Mariota will have to throw a clean game Saturday for the Titans to have a chance. Offensive lineman Josh Kline spent the 2013 through 2015 seasons with the Patriots. Cornerback Logan Ryan (ankle) was limited in his return to practice.

Sports NBC will livestream the 2018 Winter Olympics
Author: 0 NBC will livestream the 2018 Winter Olympics

In addition, NBC Olympics will offer VR replays of all events previously livestreamed; one daily 360-degree video of a sport not available in VR the previous day; and packaged highlights from the day before. Some of its prior VR coverage includes weekly Major League Baseball games , NCAA basketball tournament games and PGA golf events . VR streaming in sports isn't a novel idea, but this would be the first time for the Olympics to be streamed in VR to nearly all VR headsets.