• President Ramaphosa Remembers Winnie Mandela As 'Voice Of Defiance'
President Ramaphosa Remembers Winnie Mandela As 'Voice Of Defiance'

Madikizela-Mandela was one of the powerful, strongest people I have come to know". A longtime stalwart of the ruling African National Congress, or ANC, political party, Madikizela-Mandela was a member of South Africa's parliament at the time of her death.

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  • Manchester United vs Swansea City Match Analysis
Manchester United vs Swansea City Match Analysis

Lukaku has made 45 appearances for United since his move from Everton last summer, scoring 26 goals and registering eight assists. Manchester United continued to pile on the pressure on a hapless looking Swansea defence and had a couple of opportunities to increase their advantage before half-time with Lingard firing just wide from 20 yards out...

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  • Notre Dame vs. Mississippi State
Notre Dame vs. Mississippi State

Backtracking one round, how did the Huskies actually lose a game? Ogunbowale converted a three-point play with a driving layup and free throw to trim Mississippi State's lead to 41-38 late in the third quarter. Arike Ogunbowale hit the shot of her life - again. It was Ogunbowale's second game-winning shot of the weekend - her first was on Marc...

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  • Cavs' James on brink of breaking Jordan's mark
Cavs' James on brink of breaking Jordan's mark

With his 28-point showing over the first two-plus quarters against the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the 2017 Eastern Conference Finals, James moved ahead of Jordan for the most points scored in NBA Playoffs history. "My love for the game... it's my motivation", James said. "Certainly Michael was as good of a finesse player as there was", he said...

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  • Hanson and Bleidt lead Eagle Track & Field
Hanson and Bleidt lead Eagle Track & Field

Hudson earned first-place finish in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.70 seconds, and also competed on the 4x400 meter relay team. Javan Lanier, sophomore of Aurora, Colorado, won the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.22 seconds and Isaac Grimes, freshman of Rancho Verde, California won the long jump with a leap of 23 feet, 8 inches.

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  • Final Four teams have gotten here thanks to unsung impact players
Final Four teams have gotten here thanks to unsung impact players

When Kansas and Villanova take the floor, a famous actor and two former National Basketball Association players will be involved. They are fifth in the nation in scoring defense. "A lot of people doubted us", KU guard Lagerald Vick said. "Azubuike has to understand that he can't afford to waste fouls", Haywood said. A Kansas team that is coming...

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  • Mets icon Rusty Staub dead at 73
Mets icon Rusty Staub dead at 73

Staub was one of the original Expos in 1969, quickly becoming a fan favourite by hitting.302 with 29 home runs and 79 RBIs during that first season. Staub flourished in Montreal, taking multiple French classes and embracing the nickname Le Grand Orange bestowed on him by Ted Blackman of the Montreal Gazette.

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  • BCCI Banned Steve Smith and David Warner In IPL 2018
BCCI Banned Steve Smith and David Warner In IPL 2018

During his three-year stint as captain, Warner led Hyderabad from the front with several match-winning knocks. "The new captain of the team will be announced shortly", the statement added. Things got worse after the ball-tampering row rocked cricket where Warner was one of the prime culprits. Like Warner, both players could yet launch appeals a...

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  • Pressure on both Tottenham and Chelsea, says Pochettino
Pressure on both Tottenham and Chelsea, says Pochettino

Harry Kane has "stepped up his rehabilitation" from an ankle ligament injury. Kane was expected to return to first-team training early April, with a view to being reintroduced on the pitch against Manchester City on 14 April 14, though Pochettino seems to have suggested the England worldwide could be featuring much earlier.

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  • Giants 'Listening To Trade Calls' For Odell Beckham Jr
Giants 'Listening To Trade Calls' For Odell Beckham Jr

He's set to make nearly $8.5 million in 2018 after NY picked up the fifth-year option in his rookie deal. The Giants expect him to be healthy enough to play Week 1, but he might not even turn up to training camp if he doesn't get the extension he desires.

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  • New York Yankees suffer DEVASTATING blow ahead of Opening Day
New York Yankees suffer DEVASTATING blow ahead of Opening Day

Bird began a rehab assignment with the RailRiders in early June, only for him to be shut down again after six games. Less than a month into the 2017 season, Bird fouled a ball off the top of his foot and was on the disabled list for the next three months following his first surgery, returning in August to help the Yankees in their run to the AL...

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  • Yankees first baseman Greg Bird to undergo surgery on right ankle
Yankees first baseman Greg Bird to undergo surgery on right ankle

He then underwent a CT scan and MRI for further evaluation. Bird's procedure will be performed by orthopedic specialist Dr. Martin O'Malley at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Walker (.842 OPS vs. righties in 2017) and Austin (1.154 career OPS vs. lefties in 36 Major League Baseball at-bats) seemingly complement each other well, granted both pla...

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  • Courtois insists he will be staying at Chelsea
Courtois insists he will be staying at Chelsea

Eden Hazard insists he has no problem with being played out of his favoured position at Chelsea and would even move to left-back if Antonio Conte asked. "We know what to do to be ready and we have one target, which is to reach the final". "You can think there is a market in Egypt and he is a star of the Premier League".

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  • Boxer Lucas Browne taken to hospital after brutal KO loss
Boxer Lucas Browne taken to hospital after brutal KO loss

It was the best we have seen yet from Whyte, who was stopped in the seventh round by Joshua in December 2015 and this performance showed he has improved since. I proved to everybody I am world class. My training paid off. "When I'm challenged, I'll rise to the challenge". Known for his power, Browne believed he had the edge going into the fight, ...

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  • Second seed Thomas continues great form at Match Play
Second seed Thomas continues great form at Match Play

It doesn't include Dustin Johnson , the defending champion who played so poorly that none of the three matches he lost made it to the 18th hole. Justin Thomas has beaten Si Woo Kim in an emphatic 6&5 victory to secure his quarterfinal place, and now faces Kyle Stanley in his quarter final.

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  • I've run out of gas, admits Novak Djokovic after another loss
I've run out of gas, admits Novak Djokovic after another loss

Federer lost in the Miami Open on Saturday to Thanasi Kokkinakis 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 in the second round of the tournament. "I just have to obviously believe in myself and hopefully it will come". Having won the tournament a year ago, the Swiss tennis star is one of the firm favourites to retain his title. Up next for Federer came action at the Rott...

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  • Messi reveals injury worry after missing Argentina win over Italy
Messi reveals injury worry after missing Argentina win over Italy

Messi is still likely to play on Tuesday against Spain , but the Barcelona star said before the game that he has been battling some muscle fatigue in his legs, and Argentina did not risk him at the Etihad Stadium. While 20-year-olds Federico Chiesa and Patrick Cutrone made their national team debuts, much of Di Biagio's lineup consisted of ve...

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  • Clemson defeated by Kansas 80-76 - Recap, Box score
Clemson defeated by Kansas 80-76 - Recap, Box score

Still, it could've ended on Friday - in horrifying fashion - after Clemson stormed back from a 20-point deficit that stunned a crowd filled mostly with fans from Lawrence and surrounding areas, which are only a few hours from Omaha. Six minutes of play later, a Kansas inbounds pass went amok, and Clemson's Shelton Mitchell grabbed it near midco...

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  • Terrelle Pryor to Jets: WR picks NY over Seahawks, Browns
Terrelle Pryor to Jets: WR picks NY over Seahawks, Browns

Pryor had 140 targets in 2016. Pryor, who had 20 receptions for 240 yards for Washington last season, will be reunited with former Cleveland QB Josh McCown . NY already has Robby Anderson , Jermaine Kearse , Quincy Enunwa and youngsters ArDarius Stewart and Chad Hansen. Regarded as a hard worker, he was hungry to develop as an National Football ...

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  • Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix preview
Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix preview

It was such a nice lap", he said. Verstappen and Australian Daniel Ricciardo both ran supersoft tyres in a potential alternative strategy move from Red Bull . Vettel also outdueled the pole-sitting Hamilton here a year ago to win the race. "I really enjoyed previous year and it was really close until the Asian rounds when the Ferrari chall...

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  • Steph Curry wears Kentucky jersey after losing bet with Kelenna Azubuike
Steph Curry wears Kentucky jersey after losing bet with Kelenna Azubuike

Curry and former Warriors player Kelenna Azubuike placed a wager on their two alma maters, with the form of payment being the loser had to wear the winner's college jersey. Golden State as a team has been injury ravaged: Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson , and Draymond Green each have injuries keeping them out, although Green's isn't considered seriou...

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  • Five key takeaways from the NCAA tournament's second-round action — March Madness
Five key takeaways from the NCAA tournament's second-round action — March Madness

In case you've been living under a rock, here's what you missed in the tournament's opening rounds. Veteran point guard Jalen Brunson is going to shoo away Bob Huggins' press like it's no more than a pesky gnat, and if the Mountaineers aren't generating turnovers, they have slim hopes of outscoring Jay Wright's top-ranked offense.

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  • Xi says ready for 'bloody battle' to protect China
Xi says ready for 'bloody battle' to protect China

The comments were a clear warning to places like Taiwan , which is self-ruling but considered by Beijing to be a a rebel region that must be reunited with the mainland - by force if necessary. In particular, his vision for a "world-class" military. Kerry Brown, director of the Lau China Institute at King's College in London, believes that Mao ...

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  • Jaguars to release WR Hurns, TE Lewis
Jaguars to release WR Hurns, TE Lewis

The Jets have plenty of money available, especially considering how much they had set aside to make a run at Kirk Cousins. He caught 64 passes for 1,031 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2015, making him one of only four receivers in franchise history to surpass 1,000 yards in a season.

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  • US student found dead in Bermuda after intense search
US student found dead in Bermuda after intense search

The body of a 19-year-old American college student was found in Bermuda following a trip with his school's rugby team, police said. A police flyer circulated throughout Bermuda on Sunday night said he was last seen in khaki trousers, black shoes and a green shirt.

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  • March Madness: Nevada coach rips off shirt after upset comeback over Cincinnati
March Madness: Nevada coach rips off shirt after upset comeback over Cincinnati

But the Wolf Pack doesn't seem to mind playing games on an expert difficulty level. It was the largest second-half comeback in the history of the NCAA Tournament , according to STATS, Inc. They survived and advanced to the Sweet 16, where they will next face No. 5 Kentucky on Thursday in Atlanta. The Wolf Pack overcame a 14-point second-half d...

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  • Vikings sign DT Sheldon Richardson to 1-year deal
Vikings sign DT Sheldon Richardson to 1-year deal

Watching last season's National Football League playoffs, you would have been forgiven for being taken in by the mystique of postseason success enjoyed by Philadelphia Eagles backup and Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles, journeyman Case Keenum and the much-derided Blake Bortles, and perhaps left believing that a top-tier quarterback is not necessar...

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  • Historic NCAA upset leads to free Little Caesars Pizza for everyone
Historic NCAA upset leads to free Little Caesars Pizza for everyone

Since that announcement, the news created Madness all across social media. You can read the full terms and conditions here. They're going to be providing a free, $5-dollar lunch box on Monday, April 2nd, between 11:30am and 1pm local time. The nationwide chain will honor its pizza promise next month. Dish pizza slices and a 20-ounce Pepsi product...

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  • Federer matches best season start
Federer matches best season start

Chung beat Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay to reach the final eight of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells , California on Wednesday and will face the world's top-ranked player again, after he was forced to retire during the semifinal of the Australian Open in Melbourne about two months ago due to blisters on his feet.

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  • Jets deal with Colts to get No. 3 pick
Jets deal with Colts to get No. 3 pick

The Jets are done trying to win without a quarterback. Colts general manager Chris Ballard said the teams had been discussing a potential trade since early in the week. The Jets moving up could also make the Broncos anxious, as they sit at No. 5 and are eyeing quarterbacks. However, the Jets have been among the more active franchises w...

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  • Warriors' Kevin Durant ruled out vs. Kings
Warriors' Kevin Durant ruled out vs. Kings

And with Golden State missing significant contributions from their core pieces, it is safe to assume that Houston will be holding on the first seed heading into the playoffs. Then Golden State lost reserve Omri Casspi to an ankle injury early in the game. "We've just got to survive this next slate of games and hopefully start getting guys back ...

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  • Nashville joins 22 North American cities in bid for FIFA World Cup
Nashville joins 22 North American cities in bid for FIFA World Cup

There are now 23 cities still on the list, and they have to narrow that down to 16. "Montréal is a world-class city and is the ideal venue to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup ", said Joly in a statement. Emanuel has aggressively courted and won the rights to host several marquee sporting events, including the NFL Draft, the America's Cup qualifier...

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  • Malcolm Butler Tells Boston Herald Everything About Super Bowl Benching
Malcolm Butler Tells Boston Herald Everything About Super Bowl Benching

It didn't take Malcolm Butler long to find a new home. Agent Derek Simpson told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Butler will sign a five-year deal worth more than $60 million, which includes more than $30 million guaranteed, once free agency begins.

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  • Tom Crean to become next head coach at Georgia
Tom Crean to become next head coach at Georgia

Crean and his family landed in Athens around noon Friday, and nearly as soon as he got off the plane, he greeted the handful of Georgia fans who had made their ways to the airport to welcome him. Crean eventually took over one of college basketball's blue-blood programs following his tenure at Marquette when the IN job opened after Kelvin Sampson ...

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  • Jets expected to sign Teddy Bridgewater to 1-year deal
Jets expected to sign Teddy Bridgewater to 1-year deal

It is wise for the Jets to sign several options at QB this offseason. Bridgewater played for the first time in November after suffering a gruesome knee injury before the 2016 season. Then-Jets offensive coordinator John Morton got conservative with Petty during certain stretches of his three-game stint late in the year. - It looks like the Mi...

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  • Michael Crabtree Signs With Baltimore Ravens
Michael Crabtree Signs With Baltimore Ravens

Baltimore signed Crabtree to a three-year contract late Friday afternoon, giving the Ravens a bona fide top-flight receiver to lead their maligned unit. Crabtree joins former Arizona receiver John Brown as new potential targets for quarterback Joe Flacco , who directed a lackluster passing attack that past year ranked 27th in the NFL.

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  • Wilshere recalled by England after two years in global wilderness
Wilshere recalled by England after two years in global wilderness

The Three Lions will take on the Netherlands on 23 March, before playing hosts to Italy on 27 March. With more established names at global level such as Phil Jones, Chris Smalling and Gary Cahill all failing to make the side, Lascelles can feel hard done by.

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  • Gonzaga dodges upset-minded UNC Greensboro, advances to second round
Gonzaga dodges upset-minded UNC Greensboro, advances to second round

Greensboro had a shot to tie following two missed free throws by Rui Hachimura, but Marvin Smith's three bounced out after coming painfully close. "I think that's really unique now, in 2018", Miller, whose contract with the school was recently extended through 2022, said Wednesday.

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  • Pochettino: Positive Kane focused on recovery
Pochettino: Positive Kane focused on recovery

Meanwhile, Pochettino has refused to rule Kane - who is now suffering from an ankle injury - out of his sides upcoming London derby against Chelsea on April 1. "We're happy because he's so positive and when you see a positive player it always helps us too, to believe he can be ready again to compete as soon as possible".

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  • Kawhi Leonard will not play against Pelicans, return still up in air
Kawhi Leonard will not play against Pelicans, return still up in air

According to basketball Bible SLAM Magazine, Leonard's medical team hasn't cleared him as he's still undergoing rehabilitation for his right quadriceps injury ( thanks Zaza Pachulia ). 15 overall in 2011. "And until he gets cleared, we can't make a decision on when he's coming back", Popovich said. Leonard finally made his season debut on...

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