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It was a failure of leadership", Smith said before breaking down in tears. If any good is to come from this it can be a lesson for others and I hope I can be a force for change. "I need to take a deep breath and spend time with family, friends and trusted advisers". "I panicked in that situation. It is going to be a really long road, especially for myself to earn that respect back, but for me, that's the important thing".
  • EPL: Roma reveal why they sold Salah to Liverpool

    EPL: Roma reveal why they sold Salah to Liverpool

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    Second, we had a necessity to sell Salah before June 30. Opening up on Salah's exit, Monchi has revealed Salah had to be sold to balance the books. The Spaniard, who gained a reputation for discovering talented players when he was at Sevilla, doesn't plan on repeating the move with another big sale this summer.
  • 'A stain on the game': Warner apologises for ball-tampering scandal

    'A stain on the game': Warner apologises for ball-tampering scandal

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    Disgraced Australian cricketer David Warner has broken his silence to apologise for his role in the ball tampering scandal in South Africa , admitting such behaviour is a "stain on the game". We love all of our players and they are going through a really tough time. "I need to take a deep breath and spend time with family, friends and trusted advisers".
  • Hearthstone Outlines Plans For The Coming Year

    Hearthstone Outlines Plans For The Coming Year

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    Soon, she will embark on her next journey as a new druid Hero in Hearthstone! She's the first daughter of Cenarius, and "has protected the forests of Azeroth for millennia". "I don't think players are itching to see Shatter, but it's kind of a cool combo". Sadly, the mode won't be used for esports professional play because "it doesn't allow for bans" according to Brode.
  • Lehmann fears for disgraced players' health after scandal

    Lehmann fears for disgraced players' health after scandal

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    Batsman Cameron Bancroft has been banned for nine months. Captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner have copped a 12-month ban from global and domestic cricket, while opening batsman Cameron Bancroft has been suspended for 9 months.
  • Manchester United will move for Arturo Vidal

    Manchester United will move for Arturo Vidal

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    It's unknown as to whether Chelsea still has the same strength of interest in the 30-year-old that was shown in January. UNITED will offer Bayern Munich £52.5million for Arturo Vidal , according to reports. Vidal is the "standout candidate", according to Robson, but he added Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is also being considered along with Jean Michael Seri, Marco Verratti, Fred and Jorginho.
  • Premier League to introduce winter break next season

    Premier League to introduce winter break next season

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    The sluggish performance of England in the past has been partly blamed on players being overworked in the season leading into World Cups and European Championships . Lukaku proposed the idea of potentially matching the league's best players from the northern part of England against the best players from the south.
  • LeBron James Is 2018 NBA MVP, According To LeBron James

    LeBron James Is 2018 NBA MVP, According To LeBron James

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    With the playoffs inching ever-so close , the Heat are entering a critical stretch that could either lead to them pulling off a first round upset or packing their bags for an early vacation. Cleveland showed life in the third, getting within 13 late in the quarter. Two of Wade's blocks came on James, and one was an emphatic swat that landed out of bounds on a six-foot pull-up jumper in the second quarter.
  • Royals All-Star Salvador Perez Tears MCL Carrying Luggage Up Stairs

    Royals All-Star Salvador Perez Tears MCL Carrying Luggage Up Stairs

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    After resting and icing the remainder of the night, he recieved an MRI Wednesday, which revealed a grade 2 sprain. Less than a day before opening day, the Royals found out they will be without one of their star players. Perez is coming off a season in which he hit.268 and set career highs with 27 homers, 80 RBIs and 57 runs scored. The Royals are not expected to be very good this year, with the significant offseason losses of first baseman Eric Hosmer and outfielder Lorenzo Cain in free ...
  • Chelsea legend Wise: Spurs clash decisive in top four battle

    Chelsea legend Wise: Spurs clash decisive in top four battle

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    The lightning-quick attacker has witnessed us register impressive victories over Manchester United and Arsenal , plus stage a late comeback to draw at Liverpool and stun Juventus in the Champions League before ultimately falling just short, since joining us from Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the January transfer window.
  • Ball-tampering scandal: Smith, Warner handed one-year suspension

    Ball-tampering scandal: Smith, Warner handed one-year suspension

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    Warner has been painted in the worst light, with Cricket Australia stating that the vice-captain was behind the plan, and instructed Bancroft to scuff the ball using sandpaper - not sticky tape, as previously claimed - with additional advice on how to do so during the 322-run third Test defeat to South Africa in Cape Town.
  • Jerry Jones Is Gonna Be Paying a $2 Million Penalty

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    The Washington Post reported that Jones has requested a hearing, which would be before Goodell. The reimbursement action was generated by fellow owners, not Goodell, and has been approved by the league's finance committee , sources told ESPN's Dan Graziano .
  • Who Won The Masters Last Year?

    Who Won The Masters Last Year?

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    Ogilvy, who nearly won the Masters in 2011 (he had a share of the lead late on the final day and ultimately finished tied fourth), has not played at Augusta National since 2015. Four-time major champion Ernie Els' five-year exemption for winning The Open in 2012 is over, while two-time US Open victor Retief Goosen and Presidents Cup captain Steve Stricker are also both yet to qualify.
  • Ball-Tampering Scandal: Smith, Warner and Bancroft to return home

    Ball-Tampering Scandal: Smith, Warner and Bancroft to return home

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    Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar wrote on Twitter: "Good job that Steve Smith admitted and plead (sic) guilty for wrong doing but what a waste of good captain and a great batsman". After the day's play, Australia announced that they won't be doing normal interviews with the host broadcasters, and appearing only at a news conference.
  • For the Boston Marathon: a Pair of Dunkin' Donuts Sauconys

    For the Boston Marathon: a Pair of Dunkin' Donuts Sauconys

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    However, the shoes will also be available at Marathon Sports locations starting April 3-though you'll probably want to have another pair of running shoes ready to go to get you to the store as quickly as possible. From April 9 to April 20, Perks members in select New England markets who order through its On-the-Go mobile app will earn double points. The Saucony logos will feature Coffee-bean prints as well, plus the sockliners will have images of hot and iced coffee.
  • Browns Trade Cody Kessler To Jaguars

    Browns Trade Cody Kessler To Jaguars

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    In exchange for Kessler, the Browns get a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. The Browns drafted Kessler, 24, in the third round of the 2016 draft. Despite being just 24 years old, Cody has already seen National Football League game action. The organization previously traded DeShone Kizer, a second-round pick in 2017, to the Green Bay Packers.
  • Villanova Returns To Final Four

    Villanova Returns To Final Four

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    The final weekend of the college basketball season is upon us and that means the Final Four , coming to you from the Lone Star State. This team is in the driver's seat. Phil Cofer scored 16 points for the ninth-seeded Seminoles (23-13), who couldn't match their late rally past top-seeded Xavier last week because they simply couldn't score consistently, going 7 for 30 from the field in the second half.
  • South African Rand Weakens After Rate Cut

    South African Rand Weakens After Rate Cut

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    Policy makers will cut the benchmark repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.5% on Wednesday, according to 12 out of 16 economists surveyed by Bloomberg. Four members of the Monetary Policy Committee voted to cut the rate while three wanted to keep it on hold, Kganyago said.
  • Cavaliers' Kevin Love leaves game after being elbowed in the mouth

    Cavaliers' Kevin Love leaves game after being elbowed in the mouth

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    During a 98-79 loss to the Heat on Tuesday, Love took an inadvertent elbow to the mouth that caused a front tooth subluxation - meaning the tooth is loose but not displaced. "As of right now, I don't", interim coach Larry Drew said of plans to rest players. "We haven't had an offensive game like that in a while, and not having Kev out there to kind of stretch the floor for us, that definitely hurt us".
  • Broad questions thought process behind Australia's ball-tampering

    Broad questions thought process behind Australia's ball-tampering

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    Bancroft used a strip of yellow sticky tape he had covered with dirt granules to illegally scratch the rough side of the ball, thereby facilitating more swing for bowlers. "They reverse swung the ball in conditions that you wouldn't expect the ball to reverse". "I don't understand why they've changed their method for this one game".
  • Isaiah Thomas to have arthroscopic hip surgery

    Isaiah Thomas to have arthroscopic hip surgery

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    The point guard took the offseason and much of this year to recover from the injury but has not regained his All-Star and MVP-candidate form since his return to the court. More importantly for him, waiting on the surgery until now means the red flag is definitely up - in what will be a tight free agent market this summer he is not going to get the Brinks truck backed up to his door like he had hoped.
  • Marcos Alonso rubbishes links with return to Real Madrid this summer

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    And it is not only his defensive work that has caught the eye, with his set-piece abilities and six goals this season making him a key threat in attack too. That's according to Blues team-mate Marcos Alonso. He helped the Blues to the Premier League title last season and has become a key player for the team.
  • Cormier is Baffled: Why Would Mayweather, at 41, Try MMA?

    Cormier is Baffled: Why Would Mayweather, at 41, Try MMA?

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    The boxing legend has now confirmed he is training for the switch and believes there is a strong chance he could fight by the end of the year. "Not the physical part, just the endurance part". 'We talked. We said we're going to start working out, as far as he's got a great hand game already. I'll be working with the wrestling guys and I'm going to be working with guys in the jiu-jitsu world.
  • Broncos trade for Su'a Cravens from Redskins

    Broncos trade for Su'a Cravens from Redskins

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    Washington moving on from Cravens is not a surprise, considering how his tenure unfolded, which included a brief "retirement" from football. If Cravens is good to go in 2018, this looks like a good move for the Broncos. He was reinstated by the league in February. After playing as a rookie in 2016, Cravens abruptly retired a week before the 2017 season began. As for the Redskins, Cravens' departure further underscores the need for added depth at safety, especially with De'Angelo Hall ...
  • Marcus Morris returns from ankle sprain for Boston Celtics vs. Suns

    Marcus Morris returns from ankle sprain for Boston Celtics vs. Suns

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    The Celtics will finally look close to their usual selves, with Rozier filling in successfully for Irving, who is out for the remainder of the regular season. Players from the teams even released a public service announcement calling for unity and police accountability in the matter with Al Horford stating "We will not shut up and dribble ".
  • Sridevi Was Murdered: Subramanian Swamy

    Sridevi Was Murdered: Subramanian Swamy

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    As per a post on the official Dubai Media Office Twitter handle, Dubai Police has transferred the case to Dubai Public Prosecution, which will carry out regular legal procedures that are followed in such cases. On Monday, Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh had dismissed speculations that Sridevi was intoxicated at the wedding ceremony. It has also emerged that Sridevi's husband, Boney Kapoor , was summoned by the Dubai police for an investigation into the case.
  • Bruins' Zdeno Chara signs extension to return for 21st season

    Bruins' Zdeno Chara signs extension to return for 21st season

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    The new one-year extension is worth $5.0M and includes up to $1.75M in performance bonuses. For Chara, it's an opportunity to stay in a place where he's obviously comfortable with the potential to make even more than $80 million he's made with the Bruins since signing with the Black and Gold in 2006.
  • Dodger Stadium flooded with sewage after pipe bursts

    Dodger Stadium flooded with sewage after pipe bursts

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    Los Angeles Department of Water and Power spokeswoman Dawn Cotterell said the problem didn't appear to be the city's. However, by the time the game had been suspended for 32 minutes, the pool had spread into the first row of seats. "Kike and Mariana have been such strong advocates for Puerto Rico and we want to join their families and loved ones in helping fix the community and work towards a return to normalcy".
  • Australia bans Smith, Warner for one year, Bancroft for nine months

    Australia bans Smith, Warner for one year, Bancroft for nine months

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    Smith and Warner were on Wednesday banned from global and Australian domestic cricket for 12 months for their part in the Newlands ball-tampering scandal. Of course, this has always been the case with the England football team, where the older and unfitter certain hacks and pundits are, the more convinced they are that in some ineffable but very real sense they are playing for their country when it comes to the big tournaments.
  • Arjen Robben drops HUGE hint over Bayern Munich future

    Arjen Robben drops HUGE hint over Bayern Munich future

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    Zahavi, 74, played a pivotal role in Neymar's record transfer from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. "It's well known that I like to make a bet every now and again". "What should motivate us to take a different direction?" Rummenigge also denied Bayern are interested in signing Bordeaux winger Malcom, who has been linked with a number of top European clubs.
  • Woman marries tree to keep it from being cut down

    Woman marries tree to keep it from being cut down

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    But Cooper wasn't letting go of the love of her life. "People get married at this park ... but I married the tree". The ring bearer for the freakish wedding ceremony was a precious canine, called Little Bear. Cooper and her tree guardians will be there, cheering him on. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post the woman thought she put the vehicle into park when she ran back into her apartment around 2 p.m.in the town of Crestview on Okaloosa Island, located on the ...
  • Arsenal to rival Liverpool for Ceballos

    Arsenal to rival Liverpool for Ceballos

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    Spain manger Lopetegui says that the confidence of his players will be deservedly high after the result, yet as Argentina did not have the talismanic Lionel Messi in their squad, he knows the challenges will be far more hard come June.
  • Cricket Australia bans Smith, Warner and Bancroft for ball-tampering

    Cricket Australia bans Smith, Warner and Bancroft for ball-tampering

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    Smith and Warner have also reportedly been banned from captaining Australia for the next two years. "I've spoken to a limited few, but I can only imagine (their attitude)", Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland said. CA chairman, David Peever said: "The CA board understands and shares the anger of fans and the broader Australian community about these events". They would be permitted to play for their clubs in city-level leagues.
  • LaLiga: Ronaldinho speaks on Messi forcing him out of Barcelona

    LaLiga: Ronaldinho speaks on Messi forcing him out of Barcelona

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    Manchester United are reportedly ready to pounce by matching his €60 million (£52.5m) release clause and offering the player around €9 million (£7.9m) per year. The Brazilian joined the Catalan giants when Messi was starting his career and left the club in 2008 after making 145 appearances and collecting five trophies, including the Champions League.
  • Toyota RAV4: this is it!

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    Wi-Fi, Alexa integration and AppleCar play are all standard with the updated Entune infotainment system, and an 800-watt JBL sound system will be an option. But the United States won't be the only market, of course, where the new crossover will be offered. The new Rav4 is roughly the same size as the outgoing model, and will once again be available with a choice of a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine or hybrid powertrain when it goes on sale at the end of this year.
  • Audi RS5 Sportback Flexes Its Muscles In Official Videos

    Audi RS5 Sportback Flexes Its Muscles In Official Videos

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    Visually there are no surprises with the RS5 Sportback , as it shares pretty much all its aesthetic upgrades over standard A5 models with the RS5 Coupe. There is also a uniquely styled rear bumper housing a high gloss black diffuser and Audi Sport's signature oval tailpipes. The RS 5 Sportback features the Audi brand's hallmark wing-design wrap-around dashboard with driver-oriented interior including user-friendly controls.
  • IPL 2018: David Warner steps down as captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad

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    Warner has been identified as a central figure in Australia's ball-tampering shame that overshadowed their third Test defeat against South Africa in Cape Town. Warner was also the captain of the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL 2016 season. Smith took responsibility for Bancroft's actions, admitting the move was planned by the team's "leadership group".
  • Real Madrid not pursuing Liverpool's Mohamed Salah

    Real Madrid not pursuing Liverpool's Mohamed Salah

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    Salah has been in phenomenal form for Liverpool this season. With Conte's future uncertain, and close-friend Thibaut Courtois' contract running into its previous year next season, Hazard does look set to leave sooner rather than later. With Egypt qualifying for their first World Cup since 1990, much will be expected of Salah as his nation face hosts Russia, Saudi Arabia and Uruguay in Group A.
  • Massive great white shark stuns Florida fishermen

    Massive great white shark stuns Florida fishermen

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    Morningstar told the Daytona Beach News-Journal that he estimated the shark to be between 12 and 15 feet long. "It did two to three laps around my boat", he told Fox News . "I was just in shock", he said. Morningstar said the chilling music of the movie " Jaws " "almost came to his head" and he could not help thinking "we are going to need a bigger boat", he said.