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Sports Pakistan move into lead over West Indies on day three
Author: 0 Pakistan move into lead over West Indies on day three

Earlier in both first innings, in reply to Pakistan's score of 312 runs, West Indies was all out for 393 runs. Playing in his last series, the Pakistan captain, earned the dubious distinction of being the first batsman to score 99 on three occasions, two of which in two consecutive Tests.

Sports Guacamole costs to jump as avocado shortage sparks record prices
Author: 0 Guacamole costs to jump as avocado shortage sparks record prices

Avocado consumers were 33 per cent less likely to be overweight or obese and 32 per cent less likely to have an elevated waist circumference compared to non-consumers. The average price of a 10kg box of Hass avocados from Mexico's biggest supplier is now selling for about 530 pesos (£21.78), twice its April 2016 price.

Sports Nick Saban Extends Contract, Will Make More Than $10M In 2017
Author: 0 Nick Saban Extends Contract, Will Make More Than $10M In 2017

In a normal economy, Saban wouldn't be worth $11.125 million per year. Since 2007, Saban has led Alabama to four national titles (2009, 2011, 2012 and 2015) and appeared in this past January's College Football Playoff National Championship final in which his team fell 35-31 to the Clemson Tigers.

Sports Retired Cowboys quarterback Romo will vie for US Open golf berth
Author: 0 Retired Cowboys quarterback Romo will vie for US Open golf berth

Open, which will take place this year at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. He is scheduled to play an 18-hole local qualifier on Monday at Split Rail Links and Golf Club, which is outside Fort Worth, Texas. Romo is one of more than 9,000 players who signed up for the US Open. Assuming Romo advances, he will play in a sectional qualifier on June 5th. "I was like: 'If I'm not meant to be the quarterback here or play quarterback in the National Football League, that's fine".

Author: 0 Eduardo Rodriguez holds Orioles to one hit, Red Sox take series finale

Pedroia may not have been looking for revenge, but Boston pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez threw three pitches toward Machado's knees in the sixth inning before Barnes threw it behind his head in the eighth. GAUSMAN ROCKED: As this season began, Kevin Gausman looked as if he was ready to take a big step forward. Xander Bogaerts celebrates Mookie Betts' first-inning home run.

Author: 0 Led by Hayward, Utah Jazz moving on to new playoff turf

The Rockets forced a Game 6 with a 124-103 win at home, but the Clippers looked to be cruising in Game 6 after surging to an 87-68 lead in the third quarter. "I was struggling a lot this season with injuries and my teammates had to hold it down for me", Favors said. It was much bigger than the Jazz's. That's the formula the Jazz have used most of the season while allowing the fewest points and playing the fewest possessions in the National Basketball Association.

Sports Browns choose Garrett first in National Football League draft
Author: 0 Browns choose Garrett first in National Football League draft

Sports Illustrated's Chris Burke released his mock draft 1.0 on September 27, and had Garrett going No. 1 to the Browns, followed by Kizer to the 49ers and Peppers No. This comes as a surprise, as most of the people are expecting the Browns to pick a new quarterback. "I don't know that it will be our M.O. going forward, but I think that we are always trying to think one step ahead so that we can be prepared and hopefully do something if we need to".

Author: 0 Mark Selby joins snooker greats after astonishing title defence

Such sessions from world number one Selby are rare, and for Higgins it was important he took full advantage, so by edging frame eight it struck a major blow, ahead of the evening resumption. "I think I was trying too hard, and the harder I tried the worse it got". When the frames became scrappy, it was Selby's safety play that prevailed where previously Higgins was winning the tactical battles.

Author: 0 Caps' Matt Niskanen Ejected for Brutally Crosschecking Sidney Crosby in the Face

Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan said Monday night that Crosby would be evaluated overnight, and while he did not offer his opinion of the hit, some teammates did. "We need other guys to step up and we've been doing that all year". Ovechkin said. "He's a player you don't want to get hurt, and you don't want to see somebody leave the ice with the doctors".

Sports No Barcelona comeback as Juventus reaches CL semis
Author: 0 No Barcelona comeback as Juventus reaches CL semis

The second-leg stalemate sealed a 3-0 win on aggregate and came six weeks after Barcelona's historic 6-1 thrashing of Paris Saint-Germain, when the home side become the first team to ever overturn a 4-0 loss in the competition. "They did everything they had to do without conceding anything to Barcelona ", Del Piero told Sky . "It was a very hard result to come back from although we tried until the end".

Sports FG to invite Anthony Joshua to Nigeria
Author: 0 FG to invite Anthony Joshua to Nigeria

A rematch with 41-year-old Klitschko is also a possibility for Joshua and would prove a similarly lucrative and high-profile option to facing Fury. Reflecting on the Wembley epic, Fury, who labelled Joshua a "pumped-up weightlifter", said: "It was an excellent fight, very entertaining and enjoyable and I was screaming for AJ to smash him".

Sports NHL Playoffs: Rickard Rakell opens the scoring for Anaheim
Author: 0 NHL Playoffs: Rickard Rakell opens the scoring for Anaheim

Talbot had 39 saves. "But the details will have to get a lot more polished up", said McLellan. "He was wearing the big boy trousers tonight". "That's a natural tendency for your go-to guy, when he's being checked like that". The road team rules so far in the series between the Edmonton Oilers and the Anaheim Ducks. Tickets cost $5, with proceeds going to the organisation's community foundation.

Author: 0 Niskanen will not have hearing with National Hockey League over hit on Crosby

League spokesman John Dellapina confirmed in an email that no hearing was planned. If Crosby isn't able to return for Game 5, Washington's chances can only go up. "Now especially, more than ever, I've had to rely on him and talk to him about certain things", McDavid said. "It's an unfortunate play that happened really quick", Niskanen said.

Sports Ronaldo leads Madrid to 3-0 win over Atletico in CL semis
Author: 0 Ronaldo leads Madrid to 3-0 win over Atletico in CL semis

Officially, the goal was awarded to the defender - but Real Madrid gave it to Ronaldo. But, seven years on, the goal is still credited to Pepe - despite Ronaldo's protests - and the striker is busy celebrating his false milestone. Cristiano Ronaldo only ever scored one hat-trick for Manchester United. Sergio Ramos courted controversy at 1-0, ploughing his forearm into the head of Atletico right-back Lucas Hernandez, but Martin Atkinson failed to punish him with a card.

Author: 0 Jones says racial taunts speak to wider racial issues

Jones, who is African-American, said it was not the first time he had been the target of racial insults but that the ones hurled from the park's bleachers were the worst he had faced. The city of Boston doesn't have a good reputation when it comes to race relations. But do you know what? More black and Latino fans have begun attending games at Fenway, but they remain largely in the minority, said Doane, who has regularly attended Red Sox games since 1963.

Sports Thomas Scores 53, Celtics Beat Wizards 129-119 in OT
Author: 0 Thomas Scores 53, Celtics Beat Wizards 129-119 in OT

Last month, Thomas lost his sister, Chyna Thomas in a fatal auto crash, but the emotional strain seems to have no effect on the Boston star . The Boston guard flew across the country to play after speaking on Saturday at his sister Chyna's funeral in Washington state.

Sports Sunday's NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview and Odds
Author: 0 Sunday's NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview and Odds

The Senators are moving on to Round 2 of the National Hockey League playoffs for the first time since 2013 when they eliminated the Boston Bruins with a dramatic 3-2 overtime victory in Game 6 to clinch the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series 4-2 at the TD Garden.

Sports I 'won't let mum watch me' fight Klitschko, says Joshua
Author: 0 I 'won't let mum watch me' fight Klitschko, says Joshua

Ukraine's Klitschko will make his record-breaking 28th world title fight before a 90,000 attendance and is adamant he is relishing his new-found status as the underdog. Even if he is too old, which I think he is, he's in a good place mentally and that's a unsafe fighter. You have to make it worth your while. Because Muhammad Ali fought in Africa, I had to fight in Africa.

Sports Atletico extends contract of defender Hernandez until 2022
Author: 0 Atletico extends contract of defender Hernandez until 2022

Real Madrid are still without the injured Pepe and Gareth Bale, with Nacho Fernandez and Sergio Ramos likely to play in central defence. Victory would put the 11-time winners a step closer to becoming the first team to successfully defend the Champions League and give Zidane an incredible two triumphs in his first two seasons as coach.

Sports Rashford 'deceived the referee' to win penalty
Author: 0 Rashford 'deceived the referee' to win penalty

First-half goals have been in short supply at Old Trafford this season but Jesse Lingard nearly the broke the deadlock in the 17th minute, racing onto Anthony Martial's delivery before seeing his volley expertly blocked by Fabianski. "If I had more fresh players, I would change". "You are punished for doing well and if we beat Celta we have the final on the Wednesday [May 24] and we play against Crystal Palace on the Sunday [May 21]", Mourniho said.