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Sports Del Potro, Raonic on course, Cilic ousted by Isner at Miami
Author: 0 Del Potro, Raonic on course, Cilic ousted by Isner at Miami

Juan Martin del Potro sent his devoted fans home happy on Tuesday by powering into the ATP Miami Open quarterfinals with a 6-4, 6-2 triumph over Serbian Filip Krajinovic. "It's going to be important that I recover physically and mentally because that was a real battle". The result continued Del Potro's hot streak, after he won in California 10 days ago, beating Roger Federer in a compelling three-set final to claim a maiden Masters 1000 title.

Sports Ball-tampering scandal: Key takeaways from Cricket Australia's sanctions
Author: 0 Ball-tampering scandal: Key takeaways from Cricket Australia's sanctions

Cricket Australia has handed skipper Smith and vice-captain Warner 12-month suspensions from global and domestic cricket following an investigation. Sutherland had met with the players in their hotel in the city's Sandton district on Wednesday morning to tell them their penalties before they flew out of the country back to Australia.

Sports Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s leaves lasting impression
Author: 0 Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s leaves lasting impression

He went on to hit.323/.390/.588 during eight season with the Expos, recording 234 home runs, 123 stolen bases and 84 outfield assists. At 19 years old, Guerrero, Jr. now they know. Guerrero, a 2018 Hall of Fame inductee, began his illustrious career in Montreal with the Expos, playing seven years North of the Border before heading to the then-Anaheim Angels.

Sports Manchester United will move for Arturo Vidal
Author: 0 Manchester United will move for Arturo Vidal

Vidal has will have one year left on his contract in the summer and may seek a new challenge. The Chile worldwide will have a year left on his deal in the summer and could opt to try his luck in England. Previously, NAIJ.com had reported how reigning Premier League champions Chelsea signified their interest in Bayern Munich superstar Arturo Vidal , and the Blues are ready to bring him to the English League next summer .

Sports Rockets punish Pelicans 114-91 for 8th straight win
Author: 0 Rockets punish Pelicans 114-91 for 8th straight win

In his first season with the Rockets since being traded from the Clippers during the offseason, Paul is averaging 18.8 points, 7.9 assists, 5.6 rebounds and 1.7 steals per contest. "So it's just a step to where we want to go". Plus, it does make some sense to rest him Saturday to allow a little added revenge for Eric Gordon and Ryan Anderson.

Sports 1 + 1 + 3 + 11 = Final Four
Author: 0 1 + 1 + 3 + 11 = Final Four

OK, I only pointed out their mascot and mentioned that they were in the tournament. That's why they're in that position. "We've still got work to do", said Abdur-Rahkman before handing the microphone to Wagner, who arrived on campus from Berlin, Germany, in 2015-16.

Sports Not today! See Dwyane Wade swat LeBron James' shot to the stands
Author: 0 Not today! See Dwyane Wade swat LeBron James' shot to the stands

Dwyane Wade welcomed LeBron James and the Cavaliers back to South Beach, Damian Lillard became a dad (!) and more from Tuesday's National Basketball Association action. "This just shows the type of defensive team we can be", Goran Dragic said. Even with the fantastic numbers he is putting, it is widely expected that James will not win the MVP or his fourth title.

Sports Kyrgios gets into Twitter spat with Verdasco
Author: 0 Kyrgios gets into Twitter spat with Verdasco

The young Australian, who had come through qualifying, faced Fernando Verdasco in his third round earlier today. Elsewhere, 20th seed Milos Raonic beat France's Jeremy Chardy 6-3 6-4, while Raonic's Canadian compatriot Denis Shapovalov was knocked out by Croatia's Borna Coric, who won 7-6 (7-2) 4-6 6-4.

Sports Dodger Stadium cleanup, repairs continue after sewage floods field
Author: 0 Dodger Stadium cleanup, repairs continue after sewage floods field

I'm not going to tell you what it really was, that's kind of messed up". There was definitely an undeniable stench, according to players. Dodgers president Stan Kasten attributed the incident to a " pipe backup on two different levels of the stadium" but indicated the team was unsure what caused the burst.

Sports England suspected ball tampering in the Ashes
Author: 0 England suspected ball tampering in the Ashes

Broad is now involved in the first test between England and the Black Caps at Eden Park in Auckland , where he is set to be part of a rearguard to try to save a draw on day five on Monday. Broad suggested Australia "reverse swung the ball in almost all of those matches - sometimes in conditions where you wouldn't expect the ball to reverse".

Sports Despite enthusiasm for Loyola, NCAA Tournament ratings down slightly from past year
Author: 0 Despite enthusiasm for Loyola, NCAA Tournament ratings down slightly from past year

However, they are +3.3 on the glass per game in the tourney, outrebounding Tennessee by three, Nevada by eight as well as Kansas State by eight. After a season clouded by an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe - when college basketball's problems seemed to be approaching a tipping point - get ready for a feel-good Final Four of sorts in San Antonio.

Sports No Love for Cavs in defeat by Heat
Author: 0 No Love for Cavs in defeat by Heat

James finished with 18 points for the Cavaliers , who were without Kevin Love in the second half because of what was initially diagnosed as a loose tooth and then changed to concussion-like symptoms. He was averaging 20.3 points and 10 rebounds in his first four games. "Our rhythm was broke just right from the beginning". That's when team doctors will determine whether or not he needs to enter concussion protocol or not.

Sports Patriots Speak With Johnny Manziel Before, After Texas A&M Pro Day
Author: 0 Patriots Speak With Johnny Manziel Before, After Texas A&M Pro Day

The 25-year-old was also at the University of San Diego's pro day, where 13 National Football League teams - including the Patriots - were on hand to watch. Now, the # New England Patriots are looking at Manziel . He wasn't effective on the field during his two-year Browns run, accumulating 1,675 passing yards, seven touchdowns, seven interceptions, 259 rushing yards and a rushing score.

Sports Redskins ship Su'a Cravens out to the Broncos for a draft pick
Author: 0 Redskins ship Su'a Cravens out to the Broncos for a draft pick

Much time and effort (by both) had been expended during the 2017 offseason getting Cravens developed at the safety position. Clubs also swapped fourth- and fifth-round picks. He joins a Broncos defensive backfield that includes safeties Darian Stewart, Justin Simmons, Will Parks and Jamal Carter. Cravens was reinstated by the National Football League off the Redskins' reserve/left squad list in February.

Sports Australia captain Smith banned 12 months for tampering plot
Author: 0 Australia captain Smith banned 12 months for tampering plot

In addition to their national suspension, all three players will be barred from representing their states in the Sheffield Shield during this time and can not play in the next edition of Australia's Big Bash League. Though ICC Banned Smith for 1 match and Charged the Bowler Bancroft with 75% match fee, Cricket Australia is going to put a 1-year ban on both Smith and Warner from professional cricket.