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Sports Hornets fire head coach Clifford
Author: 0 Hornets fire head coach Clifford

Clifford came to Charlotte on May 29, 2013, after spending the 2012-13 season as an assistant coach for the Lakers. Charlotte's future is capped by large contracts that will see their salary cap balloon to almost $118 million next season if they don't make any moves.

Sports Peerless Semenya denies Kenya gold in women's 800m
Author: 0 Peerless Semenya denies Kenya gold in women's 800m

Needles had been found in the room they shared at the village. South Africa's Semenya, who already had the 1500m gold in her suitcase, finished nearly two seconds clear of Kenyan Margaret Nyairera Wambui and Jamaican Natoya Goule. Fedrick Dacres and Traves Smikle took a 1-2 in the men's discus but it was Danniel Thomas-Dodd who sprung the biggest surprise of the evening by hurling a personal best 19.36m with her final throw to relegate Adams to silver.

Sports Sports books prepare for Stanley Cup playoffs after record-breaking National Hockey League season
Author: 0 Sports books prepare for Stanley Cup playoffs after record-breaking National Hockey League season

That means a $10 bet on the Golden Knights to win the Stanley Cup would win a bettor $2,000. Instead, those players who are on teams that didn't make it will be just like all of us, watching the playoffs from their couches. said no one in the whole world. I like Landy and MacKinnon, and the Avs were a hugely improved team this year. More importantly, the team has a healthy Kris Letang once again.

Author: 0 Tottenham to pile even more misery on Pep Guardiola

The City boss was dismissed at half-time at the Etihad on Tuesday night for remonstrating with Spanish referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz after he disallowed Leroy Sane's legitimate effort for offside. We can not forget he was two months injured. "He made a huge effort because after the action from Ashley Young against United, his problems in the knee, he could not train", Guardiola said.

Sports Nazem Kadri suspended three games for hit on Bruins' Wingels
Author: 0 Nazem Kadri suspended three games for hit on Bruins' Wingels

He did not like an elbow from Wingels to Marner, so he charged at Wingels and drove his head into the boards . Boston won the opening game 5-1. It happened pretty quick, and I think he was reaching for the puck. The suspension video did acknowledge that Wingels delivered a hit on Marner that initially drew Kadri's attention, but there is no justification for delivering a dirty, unsafe hit with the intent to injure one of your opponents.

Sports Hamilton shakes hands with Verstappen and moves on
Author: 0 Hamilton shakes hands with Verstappen and moves on

Hamilton, who is playing catch-up in the championship race after losing out to rival Sebastian Vettel in the first two races finished clear of Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen with his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas third. We've got some good feedback about the auto. But his race was marred by problems with radio communication, revealed this week by Mercedes' race engineer, Andrew Shovlin , to have been caused by the microphones being out of position in Hamilton's balaclava.

Sports Mourinho Suprised By West Brom's Relegation Struggles, Defends Rashford Use
Author: 0 Mourinho Suprised By West Brom's Relegation Struggles, Defends Rashford Use

Martial has suffered most from the signing of Alexis Sanchez and had been in good form until the Chilean arrived at Old Trafford. The former Chelsea boss said he can not guarantee playing time to either player. City needed to beat United last Saturday to secure a third Premier League title in seven years - and despite roaring into a 2-0 half-time lead, United managed to hit back to claim a 3-2 win and put City's celebrations on ice.

Sports Tennessee Titans should sign Dez Bryant
Author: 0 Tennessee Titans should sign Dez Bryant

According to Mickey Spagnola of Cowboys .com, Bryant walked out vowing to face Dallas twice a year, implying that he will sign with an NFC East rival. It's certainly possible after the Dallas Cowboys released the veteran receiver. The Dallas Cowboys were interested in Sammy Watkins prior to the beginning of free agency so that in essence was the first red flag for Bryant heading into the offseason.

Sports 'Dancing with the Stars: Athletes' cast revealed
Author: 0 'Dancing with the Stars: Athletes' cast revealed

This season of Dancing With The Stars is sure to be extra competitive, as the competition's roster is full of former Olympians and professional athletes. Others are poking some fun at the announcements, notably the addition of Tonya Harding , who returned to spotlight this year with the release of Oscar-nominated I, Tonya , and is most famous for her feud with Nancy Kerrigan .

Sports NBA Playoffs: Breaking down the 76ers-Heat series
Author: 0 NBA Playoffs: Breaking down the 76ers-Heat series

Going on a 16-game winning streak, Philadelphia is feeling itself right now. Shortly after adding Fultz to the lineup, the 76ers subtracted their star center, Joel Embiid . While many considered Simmons to be a rare talent, no one could have predicted the one-and-done guard from LSU would have this kind of impact on the 76ers, who posted their first 50-win season and best record since reaching the 2001 NBA Finals.

Sports Markets higher as Trump calms trade war fears
Author: 0 Markets higher as Trump calms trade war fears

As to the question of whether higher import tariffs on China would help to reduce the USA trade deficit, the administration might wish to reflect on the fact that the trade deficit is arithmetically the difference between the US level of savings and investment.

Sports Bayern-Real, Liverpool-Roma in ECL semis
Author: 0 Bayern-Real, Liverpool-Roma in ECL semis

Bundesliga champions Bayern, who named Niko Kovac as their next coach minutes before the draw, eased past Sevilla in their quarter-final. Bayern's attempts to convince the 72-year-old Heynckes otherwise were unsuccessful. Liverpool will face Roma in the semifinals of the Champions League later this month as they continue their attempt to win it for the first time since 2005.

Sports Gophers Hire Lindsay Whalen as Head Coach
Author: 0 Gophers Hire Lindsay Whalen as Head Coach

Former University of Minnesota star guard Carlie Wagner is staying home. "I'm ready to get started". "People talk about the "it" factor, and that is always hard to define, but everyone who has ever spent time around Lindsay Whalen knows she has it", University of Minnesota Athletic Director Mark Coyle said in a press release .

Sports Brad Marchand's series-opening goal steeped in offside controversy
Author: 0 Brad Marchand's series-opening goal steeped in offside controversy

Led by their top line, the Bruins applied some pressure the other way after Toronto fired off the first five shots of the period. David Pastrnak also picked up an assist on the goal. I don't know what Tommy Wingels did to the guy, but it seemed like Kadri was going after him. "He was turning up the wall so I was committed to the hit, and then he ended up falling".

Sports Wenger believes Mkhitaryan will be back at Arsenal within two weeks
Author: 0 Wenger believes Mkhitaryan will be back at Arsenal within two weeks

Arsenal were on top form in the home leg just a week ago, when Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey turned on the charm to seemingly put the tie to bed in the first leg. Xhaka, Ospina, Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang did not travel with the team to Russian Federation while the duo of Vasin and Gordyushenko will not be able to play for the hosts due to injury.

Sports Carmelo Anthony: Thunder Players Are 'Cool' With Russell Westbrook Stealing Rebounds
Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony: Thunder Players Are 'Cool' With Russell Westbrook Stealing Rebounds

The Thunder, 47-34, are now sitting in the 7th seed out West but they can not finish in that spot due to a number of tiebreakers. Anthony's comments come after an 18-rebound performance by Westbrook on Monday against the Miami Heat. The Sixers will be assured of 3rd if they win their two remaining games against Atlanta and Milwaukee. Now we'll see if they can race to the finish line .

Sports Future of Australian cricket TV rights decided
Author: 0 Future of Australian cricket TV rights decided

Foxtel would have rights to broadcast every ball bowled, simulcasting what is on free-to-air. The network's chief executive, Hugh Marks, said in the past that for Nine to continue to broadcast the cricket it would need to be a financially viable proposition.