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New Zealand v Australia: Cricket World Cup - live!

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New Zealand v Australia: Cricket World Cup - live!
Latest updates from the Pool A match at Eden ParkEmail russell. jackson@theguardian.com | Tweet: @rustyjacko 12.06pm AEST 1st over: Australia 15-0 (Finch 8, Warner 1)Tim Southee takes the new ball for the Kiwis and though his first delivery is fast and swinging appreciably, it’s also a Harmison-esque wide and Ronchi behind the stumps does well to get across and reel it in. Next up Southee’s short and pulled away for three by a gleeful Finch and then sprays another big ... more

Talking Horses: the best bets for Saturday’s racing

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Talking Horses: the best bets for Saturday’s racing
Sound Investment can keep Paul Nicholls’ impressive Saturday streak going in the Greatwood Gold Cup, a race he has won five times in the past seven years• Saturday’s best horse racing tipsOne of the footnotes to an excellent season for Paul Nicholls is that he has managed at least one winner on all 17 Saturdays since the start of November, which counts as a significant achievement considering so much quality jump racing takes place on Saturdays. Nicholls has never sustained ... more

Highlanders overcome error-ridden Queensland Reds 20-13 in Dunedin

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Highlanders overcome error-ridden Queensland Reds 20-13 in Dunedin
• Second-half try from Waisake Naholo seals Highlanders victory • Penalty-riddled first half put Highlanders in control• James O’Connor debut the highlight for RedsThe Queensland Reds were left to rue sloppy errors and poor execution after falling 20-13 to the Highlanders in Friday’s Super Rugby clash in Dunedin.There were encouraging signs from the Reds, particularly the debut of James O’Connor at five-eighth, but it wasn’t enough to overcome a strong finish from the home side at Forsyth Barr Stadium. Continue ... more

Former Bears QB Josh McCown signs with Browns

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Former Bears QB Josh McCown signs with Browns
Josh McCown is headed for Cleveland. The 35-year-old quarterback agreed to a three-year contract with the Browns on Friday evening, a deal his agent Mike McCartney announced on Twitter.

Falkirk 1-1 Rangers | Scottish Championship match report

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Falkirk 1-1 Rangers | Scottish Championship match report
Rangers missed the chance to go second in the Scottish Championship as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Falkirk on Friday evening. The visitors took a first-half lead with a goal from the defender Darren McGregor but Falkirk replied instantly through a header from Rory Loy, who this week signed a pre-contract deal to join Dundee in the summer.Peter Houston’s side move up to fourth after a result that extended their unbeaten run to nine matches, although they ... more


INTEGRIS Game Day Report: Thunder at Portland Trail Blazers – Feb. 27, 2015

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INTEGRIS Game Day Report: Thunder at Portland Trail Blazers – Feb. 27, 2015
PORTLAND – On Thursday night, the Thunder rolled into Phoenix on a run of seven consecutive victories, but couldn’t stri

Cavaliers' LeBron, Irving out vs. Pacers

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Cleveland will be without LeBron James and Kyrie Irving on Friday night at Indiana.

Cavaliers Will Face Pacers Without James, Irving

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Cleveland will be without LeBron James and Kyrie Irving on Friday night at Indiana.

Hobbled Cousins to sit Kings' tilt vs. Spurs

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Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is sitting out against the San Antonio Spurs because of a sprained left ankle and bruised left hip.

Kings' Cousins sits out vs. Spurs

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Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is sitting out against the San Antonio Spurs because of a sprained left ankle and bruised left hip.
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Peterson Eager for Return After Judge Overturns Suspension

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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said on Friday he was keen to return to the field after U.S. District Judge David Doty overturned his ... more

Browns Agree to Terms With Quarterback Josh McCown

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The Browns have agreed to terms with veteran quarterback Josh McCown on a contract.

Progress Pleases Peterson; Statement of Thanks Skips Vikings

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Adrian Peterson says he's pleased to be "one step closer" to returning to the field.

Cardinals Release 11-Year NFL Veteran Darnell Dockett

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The Arizona Cardinals have released defensive tackle Darnell Dockett, allowing the three-time Pro Bowl lineman to test the free agency market.

Receivers Hartline and Gibson Released by Dolphins

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The Miami Dolphins released two receivers Friday, and neither was Mike Wallace.

Mike Richter Still Doing His Part to Raise Concussion Awareness

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Mike Richter Still Doing His Part to Raise Concussion Awareness
Richter, the former Rangers goalie, spoke before hundreds of scientists and doctors on Friday at a conference at NYU Langone’s Concussion Center.

As Slava Voynov Awaits Trial, Kings Are Surging Without Him

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As Slava Voynov Awaits Trial, Kings Are Surging Without Him
Voynov’s indefinite suspension illustrates the way professional sports leagues have changed their approach to domestic violence cases since video surfaced of the N.F.L. player Ray ... more

Rangers 4, Coyotes 3: Rangers’ Victory Pleases a Coach, but Not His Son

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Rangers 4, Coyotes 3: Rangers’ Victory Pleases a Coach, but Not His Son
Henrik Samuelsson, the son of the Rangers assistant coach Ulf Samuelsson, made his N.H.L. debut against the Rangers, who are tied with the Islanders atop ... more

Devils Send Jaromir Jagr to Panthers for Two Draft Picks

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Devils Send Jaromir Jagr to Panthers for Two Draft Picks
Florida will be the eighth N.H.L. team for Jagr, 43, who had 96 points in 139 games over one and a half seasons in New ... more

Some New York Sightseers Mix Plays and Power Plays

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Some New York Sightseers Mix Plays and Power Plays
The Coyotes, the Canucks and the Flames took up residency in the New York area over the past two weeks but did more than visit ... more

Toronto OF Saunders Could Return in April After Knee Surgery

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Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Michael Saunders had surgery on his left knee Friday and could return to the team sooner than previously expected, perhaps ... more

A-Rod Shifts Across the Infield and Works Out at First Base

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Stripped of his job at third base, Alex Rodriguez moved across the diamond and worked out at first base for the initial time with the ... more

Harvey Throws to Batters for 1st Time Since Elbow Surgery

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Matt Harvey drew an ovation from the crowd of 100-150 fans and high-fives from teammates after stepping off the mound Friday.

Adam Wainwright May Miss Cardinals' Season Opener

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Adam Wainwright won't pitch in exhibition games until mid-March because of his abdominal strain, a delay that could prevent the St. Louis Cardinals ace from ... more

Don Johnson, a Yankees Sensation Who Fizzled Out, Dies at 88

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Don Johnson, a Yankees Sensation Who Fizzled Out, Dies at 88
Johnson, a hard-throwing pitcher who showed flashes of greatness in 1947, struggled with injuries and off-the-field troubles, finishing his major league career with only 27 ... more

Rory McIlroy furious with his performance at Honda Classic: 'I'm p****d off' 

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Rory McIlroy furious with his performance at Honda Classic: 'I'm p****d off' 
World No 1 Rory McIlroy spelled out his frustration after another bad day at the Honda Classic left him on the verge of an early ... more

Scotland can't let their Italian job become a tug of war up front at Murrayfield 

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Scotland can't let their Italian job become a tug of war up front at Murrayfield 
You shouldn't arm wrestle a gorilla or provoke Bruce Banner. And above all, whatever else happens, you must – repeat, *must* - avoid going toe-to-toe ... more

Joe Schmidt targets his biggest win as Ireland head coach to ruin England's RBS 6 Nations hopes in Dublin

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Joe Schmidt targets his biggest win as Ireland head coach to ruin England's RBS 6 Nations hopes in Dublin
Joe Schmidt believes Ireland can derail England’s chariot on Saturday and secure a victory that would rate above all others — even last season’s title ... more

Tommy Seymour braced for a thriller at Murrayfield as Scotland gear up for Azzurri

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Tommy Seymour braced for a thriller at Murrayfield as Scotland gear up for Azzurri
There will be no place for the fainthearted at BT Murrayfield on Saturday and Tommy Seymour has warned Scotland fans to brace themselves for another ... more

Heurelho Gomes names Gareth Bale, Luka Modric, Ronaldinho and Ronaldo in his Fantasy Football XI

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Heurelho Gomes names Gareth Bale, Luka Modric, Ronaldinho and Ronaldo in his Fantasy Football XI
Former Tottenham goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes has picked his #one2eleven of stars he has played alongside throughout his career, onThe Fantasy Football Club.

Preview & key stats: France v Wales (Sat)

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Team news, match preview and detailed statistics for Saturday's Six Nations match between France and Wales in Paris.

Ireland 11-8 England

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Ireland gain revenge for their World Cup semi-final defeat by England with an 11-8 Women's Six Nations victory at Asbourne.

Bowlers can win matches - Hoggard

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Former England seamer Matthew Hoggard believes top-class bowlers can still be match-winners at the World Cup.

Preview & key stats: Ireland v England (Sun)

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Team news, match preview and detailed statistics for Sunday's Six Nations match between Ireland and England in Dublin.

Knee injury ends Trinder's season

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Gloucester centre Henry Trinder is ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering another injury setback.

Golf Capsules

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Rory McIlroy's first PGA Tour event in five months lasted only two days.
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Masters Countdown Ticks Fast for Tiger

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As the clock counts down for the April 9-12 Masters, fans, players and medical experts continue to speculate on whether a shockingly out-of-sorts Tiger Woods ... more
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AP NewsBreak: PGA Tour to Move Match Play to Texas

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The PGA Tour is completing plans to bring the Match Play Championship to Austin, Texas, starting in 2016.
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A Year After Meeting Tiger, Indian Golfer on the Rise

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The best golfer in India played before an enormous gallery with the kind of buzz that is rare for his country. Anirban Lahiri wound up ... more
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McIlroy Faces Battle to Avoid Missing Cut at Wet Honda

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World number one Rory McIlroy faced a battle to make the cut at the Honda Classic at PGA National on Friday, reaching the turn at ... more
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Bowlers can win matches - Hoggard

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Former England seamer Matthew Hoggard believes top-class bowlers can still be match-winners at the World Cup.

VIDEO: De Villiers destroys world records

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Captain AB de Villiers scores the fastest 150 in one-day international history as South Africa beat West Indies by 257 runs in Sydney.

Reduced World Cup a nonsense – Agnew

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Reducing the number of teams taking part in the next Cricket World Cup in 2019 is "a nonsense", says Jonathan Agnew.

VIDEO: What's holding back England's batsmen?

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Analyst Simon Hughes explains why England struggle to make the big one-day international totals that can win them matches.

VIDEO: Morgan considering team changes

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England captain Eoin Morgan says there could make changes for their World Cup Pool A game against Sri Lanka in Wellington on Sunday.
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