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by | May 17, 2018 | 12:27

Mehbooba Mufti welcomed the decision and thanked PM Modi and Singh. Omar Abdullah tweeted and said if the militants don't respond to the ceasefire move, they will stand exposed as the true enemies of the people. Earlier, Mehbooba Mufti had sought a ceasefire after holding an all-party meeting in Srinagar . "We are in complete disagreement and the chief minister can not pressure us on this".

by | May 17, 2018 | 12:43

Daniel Mengden (3-4) pitched six solid innings for Oakland, scattering eight hits and holding Boston to two runs - one earned - and struck out three. Entering the day, the only the Cleveland Indians had more with 63 home runs. Oakland right fielder Stephen Piscotty dives into the stands to catch a fly ball hit by Boston's Mookie Betts during the sixth inning of Wednesday's game at Fenway Park.

by | May 17, 2018 | 11:43

Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the two teams in the one-off women's T20 Challenge on May 22 ahead of the IPL Qualifier 1 at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium. This development comes in the backdrop of BCCI and CoA mulling a potential T20 league for Women cricketers in India. We've seen the Women's Big Bash League, the Kia Super League, and hopefully in a few years, the women's IPL.

by | May 17, 2018 | 11:40

And with Griezmann looking all but certain to move to Barcelona this summer, the French ace will need to help his side to that coveted bragging rights 2nd place, above Real in the final standings this weekend. He's played three finals with us and won two. The French club's hopes faded after Payet went off injured in the 31st with what appeared to be a thigh injury.

by | May 17, 2018 | 11:28

Stars from Chelsea to Chipping Sodbury will jostle for space on the official match ball for this weekend's FA Cup final between Antonio Conte's men and Manchester United . The second they came face to face was the game played at Man Utd's home ground where The Reds registered a 2-1 victory over Chelsea . "What everyone can see - pace, power, strength and he can finish".

by | May 17, 2018 | 11:42

Judge Napolitano's Chambers: Judge Napolitano explains why the United States Supreme Court ruled to allow states to allow sports betting. As a key message in its opinion, the Court conveyed that PASPA was not unconstitutional because individuals enjoy a federally-protected right to participate in legalized sports betting .

by | May 17, 2018 | 11:30

However, they are still free to play Premier Cricket as well overseas domestic competitions, subject to Cricket Australia granting them a No Objection Certificate. Australian batsman Cameron Bancroft, who is serving a nine-month ban for using a piece of sandpaper on the ball in the Cape Town test, was given special dispensation earlier this week to turn out for his club side Willetton in Western Australia.

by | May 17, 2018 | 12:13

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported in April that the former Dallas Cowboys wideout turned down a multiyear offer from the Ravens due to his preference to sign a one-year deal instead. the slight jab saying it's not easy to get along with. I think he meant "portraying" and not " betraying ". No I'm not retiring. for the record me not being signed to a team yet has a lot to do with my personal decisions.

by | May 17, 2018 | 11:12

They were never in the title race but their run to the UCL final will make the 4 placed finish in the league all the more impressive. Standing in the way is perhaps the toughest possible obstacle: Real Madrid , current holders of the trophy, contesting their fourth final in five years, are the opponents in Kiev on May 26.

by | May 17, 2018 | 11:33

The first two penalties Washington took Tuesday - goaltender Braden Holtby was called for tripping Lightning forward Yanni Gourde, and center Lars Eller received a minor for closing his hand on the puck - could be categorized as unnecessary.

by | May 17, 2018 | 10:45

He was named Hull City's player of the year this season but chose to turn down the offer of an extension with the English Championship club. The former Light Blues goalkeeper is out of contract and has knocked back Tigers boss Nigel Adkins' offer of a new deal.

by | May 17, 2018 | 10:46

He was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2004 and died on Tuesday night. The Twitter account of fellow World Cup victor Jimmy Greaves tweeted: "RIP Ray Wilson". "A wonderful player who was so well thought of across the game, Ray will forever be remembered for achieving a remarkable Wembley double in 1966". Joe Royle, who played with him at Everton, said: "You had a speedy ex-winger who certainly was not going to be beaten for pace".

by | May 17, 2018 | 10:02

Harden, who led the league in scoring, has twice been a runner-up for the award, including past year when Russell Westbrook won. The second annual NBA Awards will take place at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. The winners will be announced when the National Basketball Association hosts its annual awards show at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California on June 25.

by | May 17, 2018 | 07:02

Considering the aforementioned, FCNaija will be comparing Salah's season to the other best seasons in the Premier League era: in the person of Luis Suarez, Cristiano Ronaldo and Alan Shearer. 'They are really professional - this is their third final in three years, so that says a lot about that team. "We're going to prepare very well. I'm thinking to end the season in the flawless way", he said when asked if he would remain at the club.

by | May 17, 2018 | 07:47

If Joey Votto isn't the greatest Canadian ever to play baseball, he's certainly one of them. "I was asked recently about James Paxton and his no-hitter on Canadian soil". I feel awful about the message I sent to fans in Canada". Votto went on to note how much he enjoys spending time in Toronto and how much he appreciates the Canadian baseball establishment for helping him reach big-league heights.

by | May 17, 2018 | 05:07

On Tuesday Argentine sport journalists went to an event organized by the AFA to learn some basic Russian words and aspects of their culture ahead of the World Cup . "Do not ask the identical previous questions, be authentic". "Do not worry, there are many attractive women in Russian Federation and not all are good for you".

by | May 17, 2018 | 04:38

On Monday, The US Supreme Court struck down a federal law banning the practice of legalised sports gambling in New Jersey with a 7-2 ruling, stating that the act unlawfully "commandeered" states' right to legislate on matters not expressly reserved to the federal government in the constitution.

by | May 17, 2018 | 04:47

The tournament, which runs from May 31 to June 3, features another strong field. Woods has won the Memorial on five occasions - 1999-2001, 2009 and 2012. World No. 1 Justin Thomas , Masters champion Patrick Reed, Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Jason Day and defending champion Jason Dufner are confirmed for the Golden Bear's marquee event.

by | May 17, 2018 | 04:02

Budenohlzer met with Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton earlier on Wednesday. This is a developing story. Budenholzer was named the NBA Coach of the Year in 2014-15, but agreed to part ways with the Hawks after the season. He won four National Basketball Association titles as a member of Spurs' staff. The hiring of a head coach was undoubtedly the biggest decision of the summer for the Bucks, but now the hard work must begin for Budenholzer and co.

by | May 17, 2018 | 02:51

New players may be arriving, and depending on the calibre of the new manager, numerous faces may be world class and considering Arsenal are not short of funds, the new boss would surely like to upgrade on the squad with some big names. Meanwhile, Pires and Vieira were teammates for six years at Arsenal . He said: 'I have seen the shortlist: Allegri, Carlo Ancelotti, Mikel Arteta - why not? "I think all of them could manage Arsenal ", he told BTSport.

by | May 17, 2018 | 02:57

Teams earning Public Recognition Awards increased to 1,284, up by 79 from the previous academic year, largely as a result of an increase in flawless scores. The Nittany Lions have had at least three squads earn NCAA Public Recognition Awards in all 13 years of the program. Of the 68 teams in the NCAA Tournament, Gonzaga men's basketball was one of 13 to receive the award.

by | May 17, 2018 | 03:31

The bond between the players on the field is now translating off the field as families are gelling together. This time the kids have been spotted again and the occasion is Gracia's birthday but it was Ziva who stole the thunder from everyone including Dwayne Bravo .

by | May 17, 2018 | 02:11

Justify will face three other challengers he beat two weeks ago at Churchill Downs - Good Magic , Lone Sailor and Bravazo - and four horses who skipped the Derby - Quip , Tenfold, Sporting Chance and Diamond King. Justify also broke from the seventh gate in his Kentucky Derby victory. The most recent horse to start from Post 7 and win the Preakness was Lookin at Lucky in 2010.

by | May 17, 2018 | 00:42

To view the full article, register now. "This historic settlement came about through the bravery of more than 300 women and girls who had the courage to stand up and refuse to be silenced", said John Manly , a lawyer for numerous victims.

by | May 16, 2018 | 23:56

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane said: "If you look at the match and if you look at the result, you look at the goals you understand that this team [Barca] scores goals, they scored four goals yesterday". The match came three days after Barcelona suffered a stunning 5-4 defeat at lowly Levante in their second last La Liga match, robbing them of a chance to complete the season unbeaten.

by | May 16, 2018 | 23:33

The newspaper says Arsenal are now pushing hardest to get a deal agreed with director of football Raul Sanllehi holding talks with Seri's representatives about a possible £40m move to the Emirates. Arsenal finished in sixth place in the Premier League table this season to miss out on a place in the Champions League for the second successive season.

by | May 16, 2018 | 23:40

The team announced Wednesday that the number will officially be retired in a ceremony on October 29, when the Bills host the Patriots on " Monday Night Football ". Knowing that you were walking out on the football field and the fans felt the same way you felt, that whatever team we were getting ready to play, they were going to get their butt whooped.

by | May 16, 2018 | 23:12

On Tuesday, Eagles tackle Lane Johnson continued pounding the Patriots - something he'd done a fair amount of before and after Philadelphia's 41-33 championship victory in February. "I saw a defense that wasn't overly talented", Johnson went on. "We had a hard time doing that - he had 505 yards". "Like I said, they're robots, they're told what to do.

by | May 16, 2018 | 21:54

The first game will take place in Austin, Texas, on September 10, 2022 with the Longhorns making a return trip to Tuscaloosa the following year. The two programs mutually agreed to push the dates of their home-and-home series from 2022 and 2023 to 2025 and 2026.

by | May 16, 2018 | 22:20

Granted, the audio was clear to begin with, but the acknowledgment of the broadcast crew removed all doubt. Smith appeared to be slightly amused by the chant when it took place. This is not the first time JR's done some dirty stuff, especially playing against us. "One of my guys was down, and I took offence to it", added Smart, who produced a superb defensive display to help contain LeBron James and the Cavaliers on Tuesday.

by | May 16, 2018 | 19:24

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is looking for his wages to double ahead of next season, as he is set to hold talks with the club's owners as they outline their plans for the next 12 months. "I think it's a moment the club needs to take risks and if possible work harder than the previous season to be competitive again". Although Chelsea failed to secure Champions League football, they have identified Pochettino as the man to bring in a long-term strategy at Stamford Bridge.

by | May 16, 2018 | 18:42

Sacha Killeya-Jones, a 6-10 forward who is from Chapel Hill and has played at Kentucky for two seasons, will have to sit out because of NCAA transfer rules and will have two seasons of eligibility remaining. In the tweet, Killeya-Jones said, "Extremely excited to announce that I will be continuing my academic and athletic career at NC State University!" He appeared in 48 games, averaging 3.2 points, 2.7 rebounds and 0.6 blocks.

by | May 16, 2018 | 16:58

Having moved from Barcelona to Paris for a world-record fee, he showed no signs of feeling the pressure, quickly settling into life in the French capital and often looking a cut above any player in the league. Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported about Neymar's frustrations concerning the rumours surrounding his future with PSG . If he is to gain match practice before the World Cup his chances will come in warm-up games against Croatia in Liverpool on June 3 and against Austria in ...

by | May 16, 2018 | 18:05

Regarded by many observers as the key figure in a Shakhtar side that has just secured back-to-back Ukrainian Premier League and Cup doubles, Fred is keen to develop his career at one of western Europe's leading clubs. I made it clear that it's my moment. Mourinho has been handed a £150m budget for transfers this summer but he can top that up by selling some fringe players.

by | May 16, 2018 | 16:27

Former Everton and Manchester United manager Moyes managed to steady the ship and Sunday's victory over the Toffees meant they finished the season in 13th place. Former Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini is now top of the betting (see more details below), he is managing in China at the moment. Speaking after West Ham's recent draw against Manchester United, he said staying in the Premier League was a "big achievement".