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Sports Markram shines but Australia strike back with late wickets
Author: 0 Markram shines but Australia strike back with late wickets

Australia was feeling the pressure when Markram and de Villiers took South Africa to 247-2, setting the crowd off with the tampering taunts. But, to Australia's credit, they hit back in a final session that returned four wickets, with Pat Cummins (3-53) initially stemming the tide before Chadd Sayers - in for the injured Mitchell Starc - grabbing a couple of crucial late wickets as South Africa closed on 313-6.

Sports Sister Jean reignites the annual NBA vs. college basketball debate
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That extended to the college game: None of the four Division I schools within city limits - Loyola University Chicago , DePaul University, Chicago State and the University of IL at Chicago - had even reached the tournament in 14 years until the Ramblers made the field as an No11 seed earlier this month.

Sports Bayern Doctor Slams Pep
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Former Bayern Munich doctor Hans-Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt has once again attacked Pep Guardiola . "No doubt, so important", said Guardiola. "Txiki [Begiristain, the club's director of football] is talking about that", Guardiola said before City's visit to Everton.

Sports Lionel Messi returns: Barcelona star back to training ahead of Sevilla encounter
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He has scored twice this season, playing at centre-back. The Argentina players, according to a source, responded positively to Messi's talk saying: "What Leo did? Honestly, we needed it". 'A player like Messi can not be criticised. They will now lock horns with Sevilla before taking on Roma in their Champions League quarter-final first leg on April 4.

Sports Ball tampering row: Darren Lehmann quits as Australian cricket coach
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But Australian Broadcasting Corporation senior cricket commentator Jim Maxwell said the coach had to accept some blame for an "arrogant" team culture where some players felt cheating was preferable to losing honourably. England great Bob Willis meanwhile says it is "almost unbelievable" that Lehmann was unaware of the ball-tampering ploy. They've made a mistake, as everyone, including myself, has made mistakes in the past.

Sports Ronda Rousey Has Interesting Interview With ESPN Ahead of 'WrestleMania' Debut
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Recently Floyd Mayweather claimed that there's a "50/50" chance that he'll throw hands in the Octagon, but Ronda Rousey isn't buying what the decorated boxer's selling... Just four months after Holly Holm's seismic head kick shattered the myth of her invincibility, the Stockton native beat the UFC's biggest superstar to the ground and submitted him.

Sports Tearful cricket coach Darren Lehmann quits to save his family from abuse
Author: 0 Tearful cricket coach Darren Lehmann quits to save his family from abuse

Lehmann, who was contracted until the end of the 2019 Ashes, has led Australia for nearly five years, having succeeded Mickey Arthur as coach just weeks before the 2013 Test series in England. I lied about the sandpaper. In addition to this, Smith is not allowed to captain for two years, while Warner won't be considered for leadership roles in the future .

Sports Australia coach Lehmann to quit after South Africa test
Author: 0 Australia coach Lehmann to quit after South Africa test

Veteran Indian opener Gautam Gambhir on Thursday said the condition of suspension imposed on former Australian captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner is a bit harsh. "After seeing events in the media today with Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft , the feeling is that Australian cricket needs to move forward and this is the right thing to do".

Sports Zidane has no faith in me - Isco
Author: 0 Zidane has no faith in me - Isco

The whistle did come for the end of the action to the worldwide friendly a couple of seconds before the end of the ninety , and most of the players, and technical teams, left the field amicably. "When a footballer doesn't feel like he has a leading role and consistent playing time with his club, the national team gives him life", Isco said after starring in Spain's 6-1 rout of Argentina in a friendly on Tuesday.

Sports Thunder Lose at San Antonio, Tied With Spurs in West
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The San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge drives past Oklahoma City Thunder's Steven Adams in the second half of the Spurs' win on Friday. The Thunder are fifth with an identical record and sit a half-game ahead of the New Orleans Pelicans.

Sports Kevin Durant ejected in first game back from injury
Author: 0 Kevin Durant ejected in first game back from injury

His ejection cost the Warriors, as they had to play the second half without him. This wasn't what Warriors coach Steve Kerr had in mind when he said during his pregame news conference, "It should be a lot more fun" with the return of Durant and Draymond Green .

Sports ICC to make changes to existing code of conduct
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Cricket Australia have banned Steven Smith and David Warner from worldwide and domestic cricket for a year while opening batsman Cameron Bancroft was exiled for nine months over the incident during the third Test in South Africa. It recently introduced a demerit points system, with points sticking to a player's record for 24 months, but the poor behaviour has continued. "To go outside of this because we find the behaviour of a number of players particularly disturbing, would be to ...

Sports IPL 2018: KKR's Mitchell Starc ruled out due to injury
Author: 0 IPL 2018: KKR's Mitchell Starc ruled out due to injury

Starc was bought for a hefty sum of Rs 9.4 Cr by KKR during the IPL auction which was held in January. In the fourth and final Test in Johannesburg, Starc was replaced by Chadd Sayers, who would be making his Test debut for Australia. Harsha Bhogle has picked the South African fast bowler Morne Morkel as the flawless replacement for Mitchell Starc in this season of the IPL. Starc has played 27 IPL matches - all for Royal Challengers Bangalore - picking up 34 wickets at an economy rate of ...

Sports Australia coach Lehmann to quit after South Africa series
Author: 0 Australia coach Lehmann to quit after South Africa series

The financial repercussions continued for the players, with all three losing sponsorship deals, and for Cricket Australia, who lost a major partner when Magellan Financial Group Ltd binned a three-year team naming rights deal after seven months.

Sports ATHLETICS: McMullen impresses in the build-up to the Commonwealth Games
Author: 0 ATHLETICS: McMullen impresses in the build-up to the Commonwealth Games

Sushil Kumar's name was included in the Commonwealth Games website a day after it was found to be missing from the entry list released by the official website. According to a statement issued here, High Commissioner Margaret Adamson said that GC2018 will be the biggest sporting event our Gold Coast has ever staged and the biggest sporting event seen in Australia this decade.

Sports Ronda Rousey Awkwardly Answers Ridiculous MMA, Time-Travel Question
Author: 0 Ronda Rousey Awkwardly Answers Ridiculous MMA, Time-Travel Question

Rousey's entire body language changes when the subject of mixed martial arts comes up, as it did in interactions Tuesday with ESPN's Mike Golic and Max Kellerman . "But I don't know anything". Maybe Golic should've said "So there is a possibility that you could go back , comma, in time? ". "That's the only thing that's never been a priority in my life", Rousey said.