Sports News Sports News from en 60 Jimmy Rollins to lead off for Dodgers in exhibition opener Jimmy Rollins will lead off for the Dodgers in their Cactus League opener Wednesday against the Chicago White Sox. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:20:00 -0600 L.A. Times - Sports Jahlil Okafor, Duke's star freshman, still a work in progress You've been told about them by everybody — on the record, off the record, it doesn't matter. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:08:00 -0600,%20Duke's%20star%20freshman,%20still%20a%20work%20in%20progress L.A. Times - Sports Doc Rivers jokes son Austin should have punched Kevin Garnett After Austin Rivers and Kevin Garnett had a bit of an exchange in the Clippers' 110-105 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday, Clippers Coach Doc Rivers couldn't help but crack a joke. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:00:00 -0600 L.A. Times - Sports Doc Rivers' son defends him against criticism by Clippers super-fan Clippers Coach Doc Rivers’ oldest son defended his father Monday night after an online jab thrown by super-fan Darrell Bailey, a.k.a. Clipper Darrell. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:21:00 -0600'%20son%20defends%20him%20against%20criticism%20by%20Clippers%20super-fan L.A. Times - Sports A-Rod Says He'll Be "A Little Nervous' in Return Wednesday Alex Rodriguez predicts: 'I'll be a little nervous' in return Wednesday Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:00:51 -0600'll%20Be%20%22A%20Little%20Nervous'%20in%20Return%20Wednesday ABC News: Sports Kevin Pietersen debate is the last thing England need, says Stuart Broad • Broad says talk of return an unhelpful distraction during World Cup• ‘The last thing this group needs is a KP media storm popping up again’• Pietersen scorns team selection to put rapprochement on holdStuart Broad believes the reopening of the debate over Kevin Pietersen’s future is the last thing ... Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:00:02 -0600,%20says%20Stuart%20Broad Sport | The Guardian Marion Bartoli hints at return to tennis 18 months after retirement • Former Wimbledon champion tweets: ‘Coming back or not … should I?’• Marion Bartoli announced retirement shortly after 2013 All England Club triumph• Andy Murray still has best years to come says Andre AgassiThe former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli has hinted she is considering a return to professional tennis.Having provided ... Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:57:12 -0600 Sport | The Guardian Arsène Wenger compares QPR's Loftus Road to Arsenal's former stadium, Highbury - video Arsène Wenger says Loftus Road has a similar atmosphere to Arsenal's former stadium, Highbury. Speaking ahead of his team's match at the Queens Park Rangers ground on Wednesday, Wenger says he hopes Arsenal will continue their good away record in the Premier League. He says the Premier League rankings are ... Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:54:27 -0600's%20Loftus%20Road%20to%20Arsenal's%20former%20stadium,%20Highbury%20-%20video Sport | The Guardian Horse racing tips: Wednesday 4 March The Tom Dascombe-trained Dana’s Present at Lingfield rates the nap of the day2.10 Lord Navits 2.40 Classinaglass 3.10 Debdebdeb 3.40 Simmply Saam 4.10 Henri De Boistron 4.40 Cave Hunter 5.10 Sherry Continue reading... Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:47:09 -0600 Sport | The Guardian Ivory Coast hero Boubacar Barry announces international retirement • Goalkeeper calls it a day a month after Africa Cup of Nations heroics• ‘It is time to give way to a new generation,’ says 35-year-old• Ivory Coast clinch Africa Cup of Nations on penaltiesThe Ivory Coast goalkeeper Boubacar Barry has announced his retirement from international football a month after ... Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:45:05 -0600 Sport | The Guardian Louis van Gaal not surprised Angel di Maria has not settled in at Manchester United – video Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says it is not surprising that Angel di Maria is taking time to settle down at Manchester United as the the first season is always difficult for new players. Speaking ahead of Manchestser United's Premier League match against Newcastle United on Wednesday, Van Gaal ... Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:34:10 -0600 Sport | The Guardian Narbonne girls basketball kicked out of playoffs for pink on uniforms Narbonne High's girls' basketball team thought it was doing a nice thing, wearing uniforms with pink accents around the letters and numbers to acknowledge breast cancer awareness. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:29:00 -0600 L.A. Times - Sports The Spin | Cricket’s great data debate: art v science | Andy Bull In an age when all teams are using computer analysis, a tactic isn’t good or bad because it looks that way. It is simply good if it works and bad if it doesn’tIn July 2007, after a history reckoned to stretch back almost 4,000 years, the game of draughts was ... Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:27:29 -0600 Sport | The Guardian The Forgotten Story of ... Jochen Rindt The German-born Austrian F1 driver, who was killed in practice before the Italian Grand Prix in 1970, remains the only man to posthumously win the world championship• The 10 most dramatic F1 races of all timeRegular viewers of BBC’s Pointless will tell you that when a question arises asking the ... Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:25:11 -0600 Sport | The Guardian Wales FA president condemns English over Rio Olympics team plan • Trefor Lloyd Hughes accuses English FA of wanting to ‘take over whole game’• BOA also criticised for approaching England over plan for GB team in 2016• England and Wales lock horns over GB teams for Rio 2016The president of the Football Association of Wales has delivered a furious attack ... 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