While the co-main events saw Germaine de Randamie and Anderson Silva handed unanimous decision victories, Performance of the Night honours went to Silva's compatriot Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza for the evening's sole submission win. After fifteen minutes of fighting the judges scored it 29-28, 29-28, and 30-27 for Silva. This win sets up a potential middleweight title run, though Silva hinted at retirement in an emotional post-fight interview.
AB de Villiers returned to global cricket by leading South Africa's 5-0 whitewash of Sri Lanka and took his team to number 1 in the ICC ODI team rankings. But with Sri Lanka falling well behind the required rate and the match heading towards a tame finish, 31-year-old Asela Gunaratne brought up his maiden ODI century and finished unbeaten on 114.
According to ESPN .com's Ian Begley, Oakley was charged with three counts of assault for punching security personnel. Dolan, appearing on the Michael Kay Show on 98.7 ESPN in NY, gave this reason for the ejection on Tuesday and ultimate decision now.
Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first before scoring 197 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 20 overs. Meanwhile, fellow opener Badar Munir also contributed significant 103 off only 43 balls before retiring. Pakistan's route to the final included a crushing 147 runs win over England in the semifinals, with the team having stayed unbeaten throughout this edition of the tournament.
Nonetheless, Chelsea go into the clash as heavy favourites to record an 11th away win of the season, and here are THREE reasons why they will clinch all three points this afternoon... Touching upon his past experiences, the Italian spoke at length of the need to instil this intensity, or "tension" as he called it, within his own Chelsea players.
The All-Stars won the trophy ahead of Australia. Bolt's All-Stars team featured five Olympic champions and four rising young stars of Australian athletics. But he admitted the experimental format involving traditional and modified events, including mixed gender relays and an elimination mile, created to provide non-stop action over a two-hour period, might still need tweaking.
That followed a 19-16 win over France in their opening match, when the winning try came in the 71st minute. "We have used up all of our get out of jail cards and against Italy we don't want to be in that position again", he told reporters.
Led by an Instagram post from Durant's former running mate Russell Westbrook, the cupcake trolling commenced . The 2014 Most Valuable Player was teased and jeered even before he entered the court inside Chesapeake Energy Arena on Saturday, February 11 (Sunday in Manila), in what was his first visit since moving to the Golden State Warriors in free agency previous year.
Mahrez's current side are struggling to keep pace in any shape or form this term, and have surpassed last season's dismal term of Chelsea's as champions, and now look like they could be dragged into a relegation battle. "But I was waiting for this kind of season, of course not so hard". With a win under their belts, an all-important six-pointer against Swansea this weekend and a Champions League Round of 16 first leg on the horizon, the Foxes have the opportunity to reverse their fortunes ...
Nicolas Batum led Charlotte with 15 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds. NOTES: The Rockets won the only previous game between the teams this season, 121-114 in Houston on January 10. Kemba Walker scored 14, Marvin Williams 12, and Marco Belinelli 10. Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (back) is questionable for Thursday's game against the Charlotte Hornets .
In an appearance on The Michael Kay Show this afternoon, Knicks owner James Dolan confirmed the ban of Oakley from the Mecca. The Knicks owner said that security should have spotted the 10-year veteran from the Knicks as soon as he entered the building and prevented him from going to his seat.
After the news broke, ESPN spoke with Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim about Melo's passing. He played two seasons at Syracuse. "It's so hard right now, so hard to believe", Boeheim added to ESPN . After being held out of the NCAA Tournament that year, Melo declared early for the NBA Draft and was selected with the 22nd overall pick by the Boston Celtics.
Portland, the MRI revealed obviously what we thought it to be: a bone bruise", Colangelo said. But it was not thought to be acute and it was not thought to be the source of the pain, inflammation or symptoms. Why let Embiid play against the Rockets on January 27? "I missed two years and we had a lot of patience", Embiid said. The Sixers are now 19-34 with three games remaining before the All-Star break.
His dismissal was the first red card that Suarez had received since he moved to Barcelona from Liverpool in July 2014, and was his first for three seasons after a number of disciplinary actions during his time at Anfield. More often than not, Messi has been the main headline maker of the the three, while Luis Suarez managed to outscore the Argentine during last season's campaign.
While my email invitation was entitled "Make the Super Bowl Great Again" and I described the event as "Huuuuge", I made it clear in the invitation that this language was completely tongue in cheek and that the party was meant to be completely nonpolitical.
Defensive lineman Alan Branch joins five of his teammates who have said they would not make the trip to the White House . McCourty and Blount specifically said that they did not feel "accepted" or "welcome" in the White House . Head coach Bill Belichick, a friend of Trump's for " many years ", wrote the then-Republican candidate for president a glowing letter. Owner Robert Kraft expressed a closeness with Trump because of his lending of support after the passing of his wife, Myra Kraft, ...
Vonn was sixth after the morning downhill and clawed back one place in the slalom run to finish 0.85 seconds behind victor Wendy Holdener of Switzerland in St. Vonn taped her right ski pole to her glove to combat handling problems that have persisted since she broke her right upper arm in November. After disappointing in super-G on Wednesday, Beat Feuz of Switzerland was second fastest, edging Olympic champion Matthias Mayer of Austria.
McCall would have been looking to rebound from a 2015 unanimous decision loss to John Lineker at UFC 183, which snapped a 2-fight win streak that saw McCall bounce back from back to back losses, including a 2012 loss to Demetrious Johnson in the flyweight tournament semifinals.
Team activities started shortly after the third fire alarm, putting a sleepy Wildcats team on the floor for the noon CT tip. "I thought this was a winnable game", Alabama head coach Avery Johnson. Bam Adebayo fouled out with 5:13 left in the game. The Wildcats (20-5, 10-2 Southeastern Conference) have a chance to go on a run in the next two weeks before a rematch with Florida.
On Sunday's crucial clash: "Even though we didn't get anything out of our last game we go into this game with a lot of confidence and belief that we are moving in the right direction". It will be a tough match for us. Ranieri has been impressed by the impact Clement has had, saying: " They changed their manager and they play very well.
The West has National Basketball Association comeback hopeful Baron Davis , Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and WNBA superstar Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks as their representatives of the sport. Cuban will suit-up for the West team that will feature the likes of former National Basketball Association player Baron Davis , WNBA star Candace Parker , Master P , and Romeo Miller (formerly Lil' Romeo).
In the second edition of PSL, also noted as PSL 2017, total twenty-four matches will be played among five teams. Though, in last season of PSL, they did not make any historical appearances and won only two games by playing nine but in this season, they wanted to start with good memories.
But with Southgate weighing up his options ahead of next month's fixtures against Germany and Lithuania, the former Newcastle and Liverpool frontman will surely be in the reckoning. "Andy would help the German team, Andy would help the Croatian team, the Spanish team, because he is a top player". "Obviously we had to deal with all of that and the best way to do that was by winning games, that's what we've done".
I mean, I think we're sad. At one point, when asked point blank what he would say to fans who blame him for what's happening with the team, Dolan's response was two words: "Ask Phil". Who knows? They need something. Fans chanted his name as he was being escorted out of the Garden by security. Chris Paul of the Clippers and Dwyane Wade of the Bulls criticized how the Knicks handled the situation.
Arsenal rarely threatened in the second half but wrapped up the victory in stoppage time as Sanchez got his 17th league goal of the season. Lazar Markovic and Omar Niasse in particular looked lively for the Portuguese tactician when they broke swiftly on the counter but on the day it was world class talent that seperated the two sides.
The Raiders aren't giving up on Vegas, so even though as of right now the deal seems to be just about dead, it's worth keeping tabs on until that can officially be said. A move would likely not come until after the 2018 season, when the new stadium would be finished. Adelson, the chief executive of Las Vegas Sands Corp.
The fortnight's break has allowed Madrid's fitness problems to ease, with Luka Modric , Marcelo, Pepe and James Rodriguez among those who have returned to full training. Los Blancos manager Zinedine Zidane has revealed the Welsh wizard could feature in team's second leg in the Champions League last 16 against Italian side Napoli in early March.
He presented himself as an extra resource to be called upon but only if needed. The Lakers legend was named an adviser to co-owner and president Jeanie Buss last week. "All of us. What do you like about the team you have now and what's missing from the team?" But Johnson told USA Today he hopes his role will be the man in charge as he tries to rebuild a club that has missed the playoffs the past three seasons after winning an National Basketball Association crown as recently as 2010.
Ivan Rakitic blasted home the fifth from Suarez's cut-back before the Uruguayan rounded off the rout himself after Pacheco had parried Neymar's initial effort. The Spanish champions continued to dominate possession and had another opportunity in the 22nd minute when Luis Suarez found a yard of space inside the box, but Pacheco was on hand to make a smart save.
But as of now, take this to the bank, the Zags are a No. 1 seed. During the Saturday afternoon broadcast on CBS, Hollis said the exercise was an attempt at offering some transparency to the seeding process and "something to get the public excited about".
Sunderland's home loss to Stoke recently marked the end of a run of just one defeat in their last 11 home games against bottom-half sides, and they'll feel confident of getting something out of this clash with an out-of-form Southampton outfit.
So prepare for even more #takes about the Premier League handball rules. But I didn't give any indication about my future. That said, Jose Mourinho's side are beginning to click into gear and last week's 3-0 win at Leicester moved them within two points of the top four.
Clucas was dismissed before Sanchez drilled a low penalty past Jakupovic. It's one of those matches where the scoreline feels a bit too generous to Arsenal, but the Gunners picked up all three points today and moved into third place in the Premier League ahead of Manchester City, at least for a couple of days.
Why? Rousey was knocked out in just 48 seconds by a rampant Amanda Nunes and will now nearly certainly walk away from the sport. The fact is that the UFC aimed to include Justino in this fight, but the Brazilian mauler declined three matchups prior to failing an out-of-competition doping test.
The pressure is on, though, as if they lose this game I don't see how he can keep his job. Hull remain one point away from safety in 18th place and could slip further. Michael Dawson is a major doubt for the match after injuring his calf muscle in the warm-up to the victory against Liverpool. Hull haven't kept three in a row in the top-flight since October 2008.