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Sports After fierce 2017, forecasters predict above-average hurricane season
Author: 0 After fierce 2017, forecasters predict above-average hurricane season

CSUs Department of Atmospheric Science Tropical Meteorology Projects forecast calls for 14 named storms, seven hurricanes and three major hurricanes. This was the 35th annual CSU preseason prediction. The researchers point to La Nina, a global climate phenomenon which forecasters think could fade away over the next few months.

Sports Aaron Ramsey, Alexandre Lacazette put Arsenal in control of CSKA Moscow
Author: 0 Aaron Ramsey, Alexandre Lacazette put Arsenal in control of CSKA Moscow

Lacazette is back and will surely start in place of Welbeck and Mkhitaryan, Ozil and Wilshere will surely be on duty in the midfield, in an attempt to put the Russian side to the sword. And Arsenal quickly ended any doubt over the contest on the field as Aaron Ramsey and Alexandre Lacazette both scored twice in the first half to surely put the tie out of CKSA's reach.

Sports Paul Keating and Tony Abbott clash over 'republican' Prince Charles
Author: 0 Paul Keating and Tony Abbott clash over 'republican' Prince Charles

From there the Prince and Duchess will head to the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital to visit sick kids, before heading down to the Gold Coast to officially open the Commonwealth Games. The royal couple could be seen greeting senators and ministers on the tarmac at the airport. As prime minister, Turnbull now has nothing but praise for the Prince of Wales.

Sports Paul Pogba: 'No problem with Jose Mourinho'
Author: 0 Paul Pogba: 'No problem with Jose Mourinho'

That win restored a two-point advantage over rivals Liverpool, who had temporarily leapfrogged the Red Devils into second with a win at Crystal Palace earlier in the day. "I don't think the board will put up with his antics". 2-0 was very short, not just in terms of our chances to score, but in terms of our quality and the beauty of our football.

Sports Victor Lindelof sends message to Man United fans about Alexis Sanchez
Author: 0 Victor Lindelof sends message to Man United fans about Alexis Sanchez

However, the Red Devils have acted fast in trying to tie down a player that is hugely important at Old Trafford and is viewed as a club legend in the making. If Pep Guardiola's men come out on top in the derby, then they will win the title with a record six matches to go. De Gea, born and brought up in Madrid, has spent time at Vicente Calderon before moving to Manchester United and will surely be tempted to move back to the capital city in his home country.

Sports Wizards' John Wall to return from injury Saturday
Author: 0 Wizards' John Wall to return from injury Saturday

Warriors 112, Kings 96: Kevin Durant recorded 27 points, 10 rebounds and five assists , and Golden State ended a three-game slide with a victory over host Sacramento. Wall stated after the game that he was just trying to pick up where he left off. "We just want to play well going into the playoffs", coach Brooks said.

Sports CWG 2018: Indian athletes undergo dope test upon arrival
Author: 0 CWG 2018: Indian athletes undergo dope test upon arrival

Swaziland have won four medals in their Commonwealth Games history, one silver and three bronze. I love this part of the sport - the big moments, that's what it's all about. However, with his funding from Sportscotland withdrawn past year, he was concerned about the impact that would have. Central to the proceedings is the traditional Parade of Nations, where participating athletes, who have travelled from across the globe, walk behind the flags of their countries in a celebration of ...

Sports Proteas win by 492 runs and claim series 3-1
Author: 0 Proteas win by 492 runs and claim series 3-1

Although the victory was well and truly out of sight for the Aussies to start day five - they were 524 from the victory target - they were holding onto slim hope of a draw when they started on 3-88. "There is certainly some areas of concern". South Africa's other fast bowlers, Kagiso Rabada and Vernon Philander , were struggling with a stiff lower back and a groin strain respectively.

Sports Scouting the NCAA Tournament final: Villanova a tough task for MI
Author: 0 Scouting the NCAA Tournament final: Villanova a tough task for MI

This Villanova team has numerous same pieces as the 2016 team . I let my head get in the way! A wild, entertaining season and one of the maddest Marches in college basketball history has reached its pinnacle. Better still, MI and Villanova play two very divergent styles of basketball , with the Wolverines being a defensive oriented team while the Wildcats consistently make their hay by shooting relentlessly and accurately from the three-point line.

Sports Stephens clinches Miami Open
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The 25-year-old, whose last tournament triumph came in the US Open last September, prevailed 7-6 (5) 6-1 in front of her home crowd. Roland Garros champion Ostapenko of Latvia came into the match without having dropped a set or lost a tiebreak during the entire Miami fortnight, but both streaks came to an end at the hands of US Open victor Stephens.

Sports Bairstow salvages England after Southee, Boult strike
Author: 0 Bairstow salvages England after Southee, Boult strike

Stuart Broad had earlier completed his 16th five-wicket haul, finishing with six for 54, while his new ball partner James Anderson had four for 76. Nicholls had originally been given not out by umpire Bruce Oxenford, but England captain Joe Root had the decision overturned on review, leaving the hosts in deep trouble at 17 for four.

Sports James ties Jordan's double-digit scoring streak
Author: 0 James ties Jordan's double-digit scoring streak

James had tied the mark two nights earlier against the team Jordan owns - the Charlotte Hornets. And he set a new National Basketball Association record during the first quarter as he made it 867 games scoring 10-plus points. James can envision a day when his record is toppled. "At the end of the day I think a lot of people didn't believe Mike's record would ever be broken, so who am I to say that mine won't be?" And although it may not be viewed in the class as other notable streaks like ...

Sports All eyes on Ibrahimovic as Galaxy prepare for derby
Author: 0 All eyes on Ibrahimovic as Galaxy prepare for derby

I know what I can do. "I am not arrogant, I am confident". "We need to bring in top names that are going to produce", Lopez said, "So hopefully he produces sooner rather than later". I see the potential. "They've been looking forward to it all year". "We start step by step. But everything we did was in good shape". It's another global break and thus, kind of a slow time when it comes to big headlines, but there's still a whole lot of important Manchester United news items out there.

Sports Cardinals reportedly reach deal with closer Greg Holland
Author: 0 Cardinals reportedly reach deal with closer Greg Holland

Holland will have a physical Thursday night, reports The St. Louis Post Dispatch's Derrick Gold. However, for $14 million, I wouldn't have done it. The Mets have tabbed righty Jacob deGrom as their starter. deGrom recorded 239 strikeouts over 201 innings past year (with only 59 walks), while finishing the season 15-10 overall with a 3.53 ERA and a 1.19 WHIP.

Sports Broad feeling back in the groove after 'rubbish' Ashes
Author: 0 Broad feeling back in the groove after 'rubbish' Ashes

Dawid Malan went first ball and Stuart Broad holed out lamely to mid off. The effect of pushing the ball full was nearly instant and for Broad made for his most impressive spell since the start of the Ashes. Wood was bowled by Southee for 52, including seven fours and a six, but debutant Jack Leach hung around to the end, on 10. "I still feel like I've got a lot to offer and when you see improvements over a relatively short period of time, like I have, that gives you a lot of energy and ...

Sports South Africa vs Australia, 4th Test, Day 2, Johannesburg:SA486/8
Author: 0 South Africa vs Australia, 4th Test, Day 2, Johannesburg:SA486/8

Pat Cummins once again getting the scalp of Amla. Renshaw and Burns were rushed over from Australia in the last few days. "It definitely feels a long time ago", he told ABC Grandstand. Though some fault lay with him for not taking more initiative when Maharaj was swinging at the other end. "Being out there and batting there was always pressure".

Sports Tyronn Lue To Rejoin Cavs As 'Observer' After Leave Of Absence
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This will reportedly be the first time he's addressed the team since stepping aside on March 19. LeBron James said it was "absolutely" encouraging to hear Lue's plans to observe the team and revealed he had been in contact with his coach during the Cavs' recent road trip.

Sports Easter egg hunts — Focus on
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And what Easter activity would be complete without a visit from the Easter Bunny! There will be over 10,000 eggs for kids up to 12 years old. "But to find out exactly why he had to die, and why he had to come back to life, you'll just have to come along on Easter Sunday to find out", he said.

Sports Miami Open: Venus stunned by qualifier Collins in quarters
Author: 0 Miami Open: Venus stunned by qualifier Collins in quarters

Stephens finally jumped into the top 10 this week, for the first time in her career. Stephens has rediscovered that balance of aggression and defense-lots of running with just enough shotmaking sprinkled in-that, at its best, can leave virtually any of her opponents in the dust.

Author: 0 New York Yankees 2018 Season Preview

Part of the adjustment for Stanton as he moves from the National League, where he spent the first eight years of his big league career with the Miami Marlins , will be shifting from the outfield to his new role as designated hitter. Four days earlier in Dunedin, the Bringer of Rain talked about his health saying "I wouldn't say I feel fantastic right now, because I don't". The Yankees' Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton, the latter a free agent signing as well, practice the same philosophy ...

Sports Kansas' Vick could be Final Four impact player
Author: 0 Kansas' Vick could be Final Four impact player

Stamper was able to watch the Wolverines battle it out with Florida State last weekend in the Elite Eight match-up in Los Angeles. CBS 2 is on the road to the Final Four. In four games, the Wildcats have defeated Radford by 26 points, Alabama by 23, West Virginia by 12 and Texas Tech by 12. The most recent Wildcats to leave the program early for the National Basketball Association draft were juniors Maalik Wayns and Dominic Cheek in 2012 - neither was selected - and sophomore Kyle Lowry ...

Sports Mets slugger Rusty Staub dead at 73
Author: 0 Mets slugger Rusty Staub dead at 73

Thursday at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. Affectionately dubbed " Le Grand Orange " in Montreal, he broke into the majors as a teenager with Houston, lasted into his 40s with the Mets and spent decades doing charity work in the NY area.

Sports Julie Bishop canvasses World Cup boycott
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Bishop further went on to add that orders have already been issued for the expulsion of two Russian diplomats identified as undeclared intelligence officers and have been given seven days to leave the country. The British government announced March 14 that politicians and members of the royal family will stay away from the global sporting event that begins June 14.

Sports Owners Vote to Approve Three New Rules, Including Catch Proposal
Author: 0 Owners Vote to Approve Three New Rules, Including Catch Proposal

With AP Photos.The NFL has a simplified catch rule created to eliminate confusion and controversy about receptions. But at the very least, this is a step in the right direction for the National Football League to try and address what was a glaring problem in the rulebook.

Sports Deontay Wilder Won't Attend Anthony Joshua-Joseph Parker
Author: 0 Deontay Wilder Won't Attend Anthony Joshua-Joseph Parker

Joseph Parker is the clear underdog, but any unbeaten world champion deserves respect, so AJ will require caution in the opening segments of this bout. I believe he can do more. "Joshua to win by eight rounds or more". CARL FROCH has questioned Anthony Joshua's punching power, stamina and "mental toughness" to last 12 rounds against Joseph Parker .

Sports Duke assistant Jeff Capel reportedly will take on tall task at Pittsburgh
Author: 0 Duke assistant Jeff Capel reportedly will take on tall task at Pittsburgh

He agreed to a seven-year contract with the official announcement expected to be made Wednesday, ESPN reported , citing unidentified sources. He joined Krzyzewski's staff as a special assistant in April 2013 and then replaced Steve Wojciechowski, who departed for the head coaching job at Marquette in April 2014.

Sports Arraignment of Fmr Michigan State Dean William Strampel
Author: 0 Arraignment of Fmr Michigan State Dean William Strampel

For almost a year, Michigan State trustees declined to request any kind of independent inquiry, and publicly maintained university officials, including Strampel, didn't deserve blame for Nassar's crimes. and in return the women could get the benefit of a free vacation. "It demonstrates he is serious about investigating the systemic misconduct at MSU that led to the largest child sex abuse scandal in the history of sports, and holding the responsible parties accountable".

Sports Giants star Madison Bumgarner fractures pitching hand during game
Author: 0 Giants star Madison Bumgarner fractures pitching hand during game

On Friday, the news got even worse as the ace of the staff, Madison Bumgarner, was hit by a vicious line drive resulting in a fractured pitching hand. Bumgarner did not expect something like this to happen, but it did and he will deal with it, he insisted. Bumgarner, the 2014 World Series MVP, missed almost three months last season after a dirt bike accident April 20 during an off day in Colorado.

Sports England legend Ian Botham has doubts over Steve Smith's ball-tampering claim
Author: 0 England legend Ian Botham has doubts over Steve Smith's ball-tampering claim

Amidst the ongoing ball-tampering scandal, Australia named wicket-keeper batsman Tim Paine as an acting captain after Steve Smith was removed from the post. "We are in discussions with Cricket Australia as this issue unfolds". Smith admitted a charge of conduct "of a serious nature that is contrary to the spirit of the game".

Sports Ducks Head To Elite Eight In Women's NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Ducks Head To Elite Eight In Women's NCAA Tournament

One from out of nowhere. The transfer from Mississippi State knocked down four crucial foul shots at the end of the game to trigger a celebration years in the making after Kansas fell in the Elite Eight in back-to-back years. Loyola went on to beat Cincinnati in overtime for the title. Notre Dame (32-3) needs one more win to make its sixth Final Four appearance in the past eight seasons.

Sports EPL: Why Salah will reject Real Madrid
Author: 0 EPL: Why Salah will reject Real Madrid

The Merseyside outfit will take on Premier League leaders Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-finals. Ince subsequently believes that the Egypt global is in the right place at the right time, and has urged him to reject any overtures from the Spanish giants, who have both been credited with an interest in a summer transfer.

Author: 0 Today's Cup race at Martinsville: Start time, lineup and more

The race will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1. Jimmie Johnson hasn't won a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race since he triumphed at Dover on June 4 of past year. And two weeks later at ISM Raceway in Phoenix, Elliott returned the favor by roughing up Hamlin and ruining his chances to make the final race. Snow began falling Saturday afternoon, stopping the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race after 23 laps.

Sports Swansea midfielder King: Wales players happy with good guy Giggs
Author: 0 Swansea midfielder King: Wales players happy with good guy Giggs

I was in between Conte and Eddie at a charity dinner and I was constantly trying to talk to them. "I learned a lot about how lonely it was when I was United manager". Bale has endured another season interrupted by injury at Madrid, starting just 14 of his team's 29 La Liga matches. Impressive contributions from the likes of Isco, Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez mean the 28-year-old is no longer a guaranteed starter for Zinedine Zidane's men and had to be satisfied with a pair of cameo ...

Sports Villanova vs. Texas Tech 2018 live stream
Author: 0 Villanova vs. Texas Tech 2018 live stream

Texas Tech's reserves tallied 27 points in its win over Stephen F. Austin and 15 against Florida before outscoring Purdue's reserves 33-6 in the Sweet 16 . Villanova opened this Dance with an 87-61 victory over Radford, covering a 22-point spread, then beat Alabama 81-58, covering an 11-point line. And they've only increased that onslaught during the tournament, going 44-of-92 (47.8 percent) from deep in wins over Radford, Alabama and West Virginia.

Sports 'March for Our Lives': Survivor Emma Gonzalez's silence grips DC rally
Author: 0 'March for Our Lives': Survivor Emma Gonzalez's silence grips DC rally

But from that tragedy, a new sound is emerging - the sound of change. "We're waiting and we're waiting for the light, and it will come". "The people demand universal background checks". "Get out there and vote". It sure does. The 18-year-old's dad, Jose, was born in the Caribbean island of Cuba and arrived in the U.S. via NY in 1968.

Sports Florida State vs. MI
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We have a mid-major program whose most famous member is their 98-year old chaplain. "I would take a picture with Sister Jean", Livers said with a grin. The Seminoles wore down No. 8 seed Missouri in a 67-54 first round victory, winning their fourth straight NCAA tournament opener. The Michigan advantage was restored to a safe 10 on a Robinson 3-pointer with 2 minutes 14 seconds remaining.

Sports Johnson, McIlroy lose on first day of Match Play
Author: 0 Johnson, McIlroy lose on first day of Match Play

McIlroy birdied five in a row on the back nine at Austin Country Club until losing on the 17th hole. For McIlroy to keep alive any hopes of progressing out of the group, he will need to beat Venezuela's Jhonnatan Vegas in his second group match.

Sports McIlroy switches focus to Masters after WGC Match Play exit
Author: 0 McIlroy switches focus to Masters after WGC Match Play exit

Smith was 2-down when he missed a six-foot birdie putt at the par-5 12th, hurling his ball in frustration at missing a chance to close the gap. But it's not just the format that makes for unusual days, it's the Tour's answer to match play that makes things really weird.

Sports Rants, criticism a familiar story - Is Mourinho set for Manchester United exit?
Author: 0 Rants, criticism a familiar story - Is Mourinho set for Manchester United exit?

Following United's 2-0 win over Brighton in the FA Cup quarter-finals, Mourinho criticised some of his players for being " scared to play " and questioned their "personality, trust and class". United's next game, a trip to West Ham in the Premier League, will be their 47th match of the season. Mourinho, whose only hope of a trophy this season is the FA Cup, warmed to his theme.

Sports Dodgers superstar has broken wrist
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Turner was struck by a pitch from right-hander Kendall Graveman in the first inning. Turner grunted and winced as he jogged away from the plate toward the dugout, his hand hanging limp at his side. In his most recent outing prior to Monday, Turner went 1-for-2 with a single in the Dodgers' game against the Chicago White Sox on Saturday. With Turner out, Logan Forsythe can shift from second base to third, with some combination of Chase Utley , Enrique Hernandez and Austin Barnes able to ...

Sports Terrelle Pryor reportedly closing in on deal with new team
Author: 0 Terrelle Pryor reportedly closing in on deal with new team

Pryor , who will turn 29 this summer, had 77 catches for 1,007 yards and four touchdowns for the Browns in 2016. The team has a bunch of solid No. 2 guys like Jermaine Kearse , Quincy Enunwa , and Robby Anderson . However, it's with a Jets team that ranked 24th in passing a season ago. In this picture, Wide receiver Terrelle Pryor #11 of the Washington Redskins warms up before the start of a preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on August 10, 2017 in Baltimore, ...

Sports Stuart Broad 'ready to do some damage' against New Zealand
Author: 0 Stuart Broad 'ready to do some damage' against New Zealand

Ben Stokes will have various fitness tests this week to discover if he can overcome a back problem and bowl in the First Test . Meanwhile, Andrew Strauss, the director of England cricket, has praised the way Stokes has gone about his cricket since returning for the one-day series in New Zealand and expects "more match-winning performances" after he was named Man of the Match in Mount Maunganui.

Sports Serena Williams loses in first round at Miami Open to Naomi Osaka
Author: 0 Serena Williams loses in first round at Miami Open to Naomi Osaka

Osaka , who won the Indian Wells Masters last week, was a class above as she saw off the eight-time Miami victor and 23-time grand slam champion midweek. "She's a great player, and I was very sad a year ago for what happened to her at Wimbledon". Meanwhile, Osaka was over the moon with her win, which comes just a couple of days after winning her first-ever career title at Indian Wells .

Sports March brings best kind of madness
Author: 0 March brings best kind of madness

Arizona goes down, now that one was insane. "I took a risk by picking Michigan State to win it all this year". With Virginia toppled and Loyola Chicago surprising the nation at each turn, the South bracket is by far the most interesting.

Sports Wissam Ben Yedder trolls Paul Pogba at France training
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The 25-year-old has struggled to fulfil expectations at Manchester United as Jose Mourinho continues struggling to bring the best out of his £89 million man. Pogba, who joined up with his France teammates for global duty on Monday, has reportedly fallen out of favour with Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho and has come under flak from all quarters for a series of underwhelming performances.

Sports Deputy suspended, accused of sleeping on duty at Stoneman Douglas
Author: 0 Deputy suspended, accused of sleeping on duty at Stoneman Douglas

He appeared in court Tuesday for that offense. In the aftermath of the shooting at his high school, Cameron Kasky said he thought about other mass shootings and how there's now a typical response to such tragedies: a two-week news cycle focuses on the tragedy while "bundles" of thoughts and prayers are sent to the victims before people move on.