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Sport LeBron James votes himself for MVP
Author: 0 LeBron James votes himself for MVP

Even though with the season that they're having, when accomplishments happen throughout the season, you try not to take them for granted. LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts to a call in the first quarter against the Brooklyn Nets during their game at Barclays Center on March 25, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

Sport LeBron matches Michael Jordan's record for 866th straight double-digit scoring game
Author: 0 LeBron matches Michael Jordan's record for 866th straight double-digit scoring game

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. "I don't think there is an MVP discussion", Broussard said on First Things First . "It's like watching Michael Jackson on tour". The Cavaliers star told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he deserves the award over the likes of James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Anthony Davis, Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant.

Sport Steve Smith, David Warner banned from playing for Australia for 1 year
Author: 0 Steve Smith, David Warner banned from playing for Australia for 1 year

Coach Darren Lehmann escaped all punishment with Cricket Australia reporting he knew nothing about the ball-tampering. Smith, Warner and Bancroft are due to board a flight back to Australia later on Wednesday. Opener Cameron Bancroft was also banned for a period of 9 months. He was caught by TV cameras and spoken to by the match umpires before he and Smith confessed later to reporters.

Sport Pressure not only on Tottenham but on Chelsea also, Pochettino says
Author: 0 Pressure not only on Tottenham but on Chelsea also, Pochettino says

And he urged the opposing fans who focus their abuse on him when Tottenham play away, as well as the wider football world, to go easy on a player who is still only 21. "Sometimes we expect too much and we put too much pressure on 21-year-old players". Arsenal and Chelsea always are tough games, because they are derbies, and for me it is a similar type of opponent.

Sport Mercedes vow to bounce back after Ferrari steal victory at Australian GP
Author: 0 Mercedes vow to bounce back after Ferrari steal victory at Australian GP

Vettel came out on to the track last, but he could only finish third-fastest, trailing both Hamilton and Raikkonen. The Briton repeatedly closed in on Vettel after losing the lead, despite driving into the Ferrari's dirtier air, only for Hamilton to have to halt his attacks due to overheating concerns.

Sport Grant Hill to be inducted to Hall of Fame
Author: 0 Grant Hill to be inducted to Hall of Fame

Kidd , who was sacked as the Milwaukee Bucks head coach this season, played for the Suns from 1996-2001 and averaged 14.4 points, 9.7 assists and 6.4 rebounds over five years in the Valley. Kidd was the Pac-10 (before the conference expanded) Freshman of the Year in 1993, Pac-10 Player of the Year in 1994 and was a consensus All-American the same year.

Sport Del Potro grinds down Raonic in Miami, Isner also advances
Author: 0 Del Potro grinds down Raonic in Miami, Isner also advances

Ostapenko progressed with a 7-6, 7-6 victory in her match with Ukrainian Elena Svitolina, the fourth seed. Despite the disappointing blow, Raonic responded by breaking his opponent's serve in the opening game of the final set, only to give it right back in the following game.

Sport Wenger's desire for success at Arsenal still strong - Bould
Author: 0 Wenger's desire for success at Arsenal still strong - Bould

The Gunners sit in sixth place in the Premier League with eight games remaining, eight points behind Chelsea in fifth and 33 points off champions-elect Manchester City . Wenger's right-hand man was then asked about the Gunners boss and he replied: "I admire him immensely". Midfielder Jack Wilshere was training without any problem after missing England's global friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy last week with a knee injury.

Sport Late Italy penalty awarded by VAR denies England
Author: 0 Late Italy penalty awarded by VAR denies England

A sold-out Wembley stadium played host to England's friendly match versus Italy on Tuesday evening, honours ending up even with a 1-1 draw. "I'm glad it's not the World Cup just yet", Southgate told ITV. "VAR was brought in for clear and obvious errors!" "If we are going to go with technology then I think it is the right thing to do". However, England have scored just two goals without him to only deepen the sensation he needs to be fit and firing if Southgate's men are to make ...

Sport Buffalo Bills stay patient in most recent FanSided NFL mock draft
Author: 0 Buffalo Bills stay patient in most recent FanSided NFL mock draft

But Kiper said he's always had the Cowboy up there. As for the rest of the previously mentioned quarterbacks, Kiper has Allen going No. 1 overall to the Browns, Darnold No. "They could take a quarterback". It is an Insider piece though, so you need a subscription. Jacksonville lost top wideout Allen Robinson in free agency and will try to replace him with a combination of Dede Westbrook , Donte Moncrief and Keelan Cole .

Sport Roma are not scared of Barcelona-President
Author: 0 Roma are not scared of Barcelona-President

The Reds icon set the record during the 1983-84 campaign. Firmino and Salah along with Sadio Mane have been part of a formidable front tree that has scored an incredible 73 goals this season. Liverpool legend Ian Rush rates Roberto Firmino ahead of Mohamed Salah in terms of importance to Jurgen Klopp 's team. Pjanic reached the 2017 UEFA Champions League final with Juventus before losing to Real Madrid , while Salah has conquered the Premier League.

Author: 0 Social media explodes as Giancarlo Stanton makes Yankees debut with a bang

In 94 career games, he's hit just.227 but bashed 20 homers and 59 RBI. "The good thing was I was able to slow myself down after that, where at times past year I'd speed things up and try to do [too much]", Betances said . Happ (0-1) was tagged with the loss after giving up three runs (two earned) over 4 2/3 innings. Pillar's homer, off Dellin Betances in the eighth, was just Toronto's second hit of the game.

Sport Loyola Ramblers board buses bound for Final Four in San Antonio
Author: 0 Loyola Ramblers board buses bound for Final Four in San Antonio

UConn is into the national semifinals for the 19th time overall, snapping a tie with Tennessee for the most in women's basketball history. CT (36-0) vs. Mississippi State can rely on the experience from last year's tournament run to the national championship game. Kansas and Duke had a classic type basketball game on Sunday night.

Sport Former Expos great Rusty Staub dead at 73
Author: 0 Former Expos great Rusty Staub dead at 73

Born Daniel Joseph Staub, the Montreal baseball icon would have turned 74 on Sunday. Known as 'Le Grande Orange, ' Staub played 23 years in the majors, including nine seasons with the New York Mets. In 1985 he established The Rusty Staub Foundation which raised millions for families of policemen, firefighters, emergency service, and port authority officers killed in the line of duty.

Sport Kevin Durant says Joel Embiid can 'change the league'
Author: 0 Kevin Durant says Joel Embiid can 'change the league'

It will be good to see the highly lauded rookie back on the court playing basketball again, and we're all eager to see what he looks like taking jump shots. Embiid is averaging 22.9 points and 11 rebounds per game this season. "All I can do is pray for him". J.J. Redick finished with 21 to contribute as well.

Sport Lone dog Loyola part of Final Four
Author: 0 Lone dog Loyola part of Final Four

UConn, Louisville, Mississippi State and Notre Dame are headed to Columbus, Ohio, marking the fourth time in tournament history that four No. 1 seeds made it to the national semifinals. Mo Wagner , Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman, and Charles Matthews often get all the attention on this deep MI squad, but sophomore guard Zavier Simpson might be their most important player.

Sport Royals C Salvador Perez out several weeks
Author: 0 Royals C Salvador Perez out several weeks

Baseball could not even make it to Opening Day before the most freaky injury of the season happened. "All the work I do, training in the offseason, I feel sad", Perez said, via ESPN . After resting and icing the remainder of the night, he recieved an MRI Wednesday, which revealed a grade 2 sprain. For now, look for Drew Butera to handle primary catching duties for the Royals until Perez is healthy.

Sport Dwyane Wade now tied with LeBron James in all-time head-to-head matchups
Author: 0 Dwyane Wade now tied with LeBron James in all-time head-to-head matchups

Whether or not you believe LeBron James is the 2018 MVP largely comes down to how much you value team success. That's it, that's the list, and Robertson, Harden and Westbrook all were in their 20s when they did it. James, meanwhile, is playing for a Cavs team that's 10.5 games out of first place in the Eastern Conference as of Wednesday. The 33-year-old won the MVP in 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013.

Sport Not going to resign but need to change how we play: Lehmann
Author: 0 Not going to resign but need to change how we play: Lehmann

Cricket legend Shane Warne, who objected to Smith and Warner's sanctions , also condemned the scenes at Johannesburg Airport saying Smith "is not a criminal". All three of them lied to umpires Richard Illingworth and Nigel Llong, while Smith and Bancroft also lied at their press conference after play.

Sport Krygios causes trouble on Twitter again by feuding with Verdasco
Author: 0 Krygios causes trouble on Twitter again by feuding with Verdasco

And Kyrgios spent time with the kids before and after his match. While Verdasco came from a set down to beat the promising Australian 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4), the match was filled with unwanted drama in the third set. "He has a lot of tricks up his sleeve and he's very unpredictable", Kyrgios said. "I just continued playing my game even though I lost my serve in the second set serving for the set".

Sport Angels-Dodgers spring finale comes to an early, and very smelly, ending
Author: 0 Angels-Dodgers spring finale comes to an early, and very smelly, ending

It's nasty". He thought the liquid was Gatorade tossed from the stands. "It's been more than six months since Hurricane Maria's devastating effects on Puerto Rico and with so much work still to be done, the Dodgers want to do our part to help with the island's rebuilding and recovery efforts", said Dodger owner/Chairman Mark Walter.

Author: 0 David Warner resigns as Sunrisers Hyderabad captain after ball tampering scandal

Australia captain Steve Smith had already been replaced as skipper of rival side Rajasthan Royals in the Twenty20 competition due to start next month. After he was suspended for the fourth Test against South Africa and resigned as Sunrisers Hyderabad ( SRH ) captain, his sponsor LG have chose to discontinue their sponsorship.

Sport Isaiah Thomas Needs Another Hip Procedure
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas Needs Another Hip Procedure

The Lakers are reportedly interested in bringing Isaiah Thomas back next season. Thomas battled through a painful hip injury last season with the Boston Celtics that ultimately forced him out of the Eastern Conference Finals and caused him to miss the first several months of the 2017-18 campaign, which he began on the Cleveland Cavaliers before being traded to the Lakers on February 8.

Sport MI headed to Final Four after holding off Florida State
Author: 0 MI headed to Final Four after holding off Florida State

Loyola Chicago has made it to this point thanks to three wins over Miami, Tennessee and Nevada. Now it's time to prepare for next Saturday's first national semifinal ( Loyola vs. Four teams have been left standing out of the field of 68. But there is more to it than just the scoring, because Villanova has been excellent defensively all through March.

Sport IPL 2018: Smith and Warner barred from playing in the IPL
Author: 0 IPL 2018: Smith and Warner barred from playing in the IPL

Laxman has said the team management will wait for for Cricket Australia's decision on the player before commenting on his participation in the cash-rich T20 tournament. The announcement comes ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season 11. The ICC had already suspended Smith - who was fined 100% of his match fee and given four demerit points - from the fourth Test against South Africa, while Bancroft was given three demerit points and fined 75% of his match fee.

Sport Broncos acquire Cravens from Washington
Author: 0 Broncos acquire Cravens from Washington

He joins a Broncos defensive backfield that includes safeties Darian Stewart, Justin Simmons, Will Parks and Jamal Carter. The Broncos reportedly engaged the Redskins in a possible deal for Cravens a month ago. A number of Cravens' teammates complained that he quit on the team past year and it wasn't clear if he would be welcome back in the Redskins locker room.