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Sport Golf's newest star, 21-year-old Shubhankar Sharma, scores special Masters invite
Author: 0 Golf's newest star, 21-year-old Shubhankar Sharma, scores special Masters invite

Two European Tour titles and an incredible tied-ninth finish in the World Golf Championship Mexico Open, have given a new identity to this 21-year-old. "It's a dream come true that I'm into Majors and hopefully I'll get into the US Open and the PGA as well". Talking about his recent achievements, Sharma said: "For a start, I wasn't even sure if I was even going to play in the Joburg Open".

Sport Watch OJ Simpson 'Confess' to Murdering Nicole Brown
Author: 0 Watch OJ Simpson 'Confess' to Murdering Nicole Brown

Simpson is serving a nine to 33 year prison term for a 2007 armed robbery and kidnapping conviction. O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession will air 11 March at 8pm ET on Fox . Simpson described how Charlie and the killer drove to Brown's home just to scare her. Simpson went to Nicole Brown Simpson's house the night she was murdered.

Sport Former NASCAR driver Rick Crawford arrested in underage sex sting
Author: 0 Former NASCAR driver Rick Crawford arrested in underage sex sting

Former NASCAR Truck series driver Rick Crawford is being held in a Seminole County (Florida) jail on a charge of attempted enticement of a minor, a spokesman for the USA district attorney's office confirmed Monday. At one point during the previous weeks of communications, according to the affidavit, the undercover deputy asked Crawford, "Just wondering what makes u interested in our lifestyle.no biggie".

Sport Big 12 Tournament 2018: Bracket, schedule, scores, teams, and more
Author: 0 Big 12 Tournament 2018: Bracket, schedule, scores, teams, and more

If they win that they will face the victor of West Virginia and Baylor for a shot at the Finals. I think Oklahoma State should be in. The Red Raiders ended their four-game losing streak with a win over TCU, but they're going to have to make some noise in the Big 12 tournament if they want a top-3 seed.

Sport Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger tells players: Remember you're good
Author: 0 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger tells players: Remember you're good

The report goes on to suggest that it the disparity is causing issues in contract negotiations with other players, with the likes of Jack Wilshere, who will be a free agent in the summer as it stands, told that his own wages will not be increased if he opts to extend his stay.

Sport Los Angeles Rams trade Alec Ogletree to New York Giants
Author: 0 Los Angeles Rams trade Alec Ogletree to New York Giants

Newsday's Tom Rock reports that the fourth-rounder that the Giants will trade away is their compensatory pick (136th overall). The Los Angeles Rams continue to be extremely active on the trade front leading up to the start of free agency next week.

Sport Liverpool and Real Madrid Into Champions League Last Eight
Author: 0 Liverpool and Real Madrid Into Champions League Last Eight

Van Dijk, 26, helped Liverpool to reach the third place in the Premier League and they are only two points behind the second-placed Manchester United . Salah started the game on the bench but came on for the final 16 minutes. Lallana's willingness to lead the "counter-pressing" style favoured by the Liverpool midfield makes him a crucial component to Klopp's tactics.

Sport Seahawks trade Michael Bennett to Eagles as Sherman's future unclear
Author: 0 Seahawks trade Michael Bennett to Eagles as Sherman's future unclear

Bennett's brother Martellus is now on the Patriots' roster, although he may be cut in the next week or so since he's due a roster bonus on March 14. Bennett, 32, has been rumored to be on the trading block all offseason. So if I am not here, I would never have any hard feelings toward the organization. This year his cap hit would have been $8.383 million and with other gaping holes in their roster, it's one they didn't want to swallow for a guy that was outperformed by his own backup.

Sport Look out, SEC: Star freshman Michael Porter Jr. back for conference tourney
Author: 0 Look out, SEC: Star freshman Michael Porter Jr. back for conference tourney

Porter has missed almost the entire season, sans a two-minute stint in the season-opener, having been hampered by a back injury that required surgery . Considered a lottery pick in this year's NBA Draft if he declares, Porter's presence suddenly makes a good Missouri team (20-11, 10-8 in the SEC) even more of a threat, says Kentucky coach John Calipari.

Sport Pac-12 Tournament 2018: Bracket, schedule, scores, teams, and more
Author: 0 Pac-12 Tournament 2018: Bracket, schedule, scores, teams, and more

Much like the Sun Devils, the Utes are fighting for a berth in March Madness as the +600 fourth choice on the Vegas odds to win the Pac-12 tournament, likely needing to make the title game to get in. "He can pass, he can get to the hoop". The top competition for the Wildcats looks to be the second-seeded USC Trojans (21-10), who are the +400 second choice to win the Pac-12 tournament for the second time.

Sport Kawhi Leonard open to idea of finishing career with Spurs
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard open to idea of finishing career with Spurs

The Spurs forward, who has not played since mid-January and has only played nine games all season because of quadriceps tendinopathy, is set to resume limited workouts this week, although his return to the lineup isn't expected until later this month at the earliest.

Sport Eddie Jones would make Australia shortlist if Michael Cheika left - Ben Whitaker
Author: 0 Eddie Jones would make Australia shortlist if Michael Cheika left - Ben Whitaker

On the day winger Jack Nowell and back-row forward Sam Underhill were ruled out of the match in Paris, England forwards coach Steve Borthwick said Hartley was being monitored after sustaining the injury in training on Monday. I think he deserves a run in the side now and the France game is the flawless time to start that run so that he can help to combat Mathieu Bastareaud as well.

Sport Irish survive and advance in ACC opener
Author: 0 Irish survive and advance in ACC opener

Is it probable that the Fighting Irish have one player gain 1,430 yards on the ground next fall, as Josh Adams did past year? After more than a week off, No. Finally, Bonzie Colson ended a drought that produced 11 consecutive misses with a short left baseline jumper. "It will definitely be three strong teams we're going to play", Sachire said.

Sport Dhoni out of BCCI's top-pay bracket, Kohli gets A+ contract
Author: 0 Dhoni out of BCCI's top-pay bracket, Kohli gets A+ contract

Former captain and talismanic wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was placed in the A category and will take home Rs 5 crore per annum. Seamer Mohammed Shami found himself out of the Board of Control for Cricket in India's ( BCCI ) 26-member annual contracts system, which saw the addition of a new category.

Sport Razing statues: PM Modi speaks to Rajnath, MHA issues advisory
Author: 0 Razing statues: PM Modi speaks to Rajnath, MHA issues advisory

According to media reports, a Lenin's statue was vandalised and removed allegedly by BJP workers and supporters with the help of JCB in Belonia town on Monday. The statues were pulled down just two days after the Left was defeated in the recently concluded assembly polls by the BJP and its ally Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT), which together won a two-third majority in the House, upstaging the CPM, which had been in power in the state for 25 years.

Sport Liverpool On Verge Of Agreeing Deal To Sign £88m Arsenal Target
Author: 0 Liverpool On Verge Of Agreeing Deal To Sign £88m Arsenal Target

The 22-year-old had a sensational campaign last year as he racked up 14 goals and 17 assists in all competitions, helping Monaco win Ligue 1 and reach the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League. There's nothing like the French and the English press disagreeing on something, and that's exactly what they're doing regarding Thomas Lemar and Liverpool .

Sport Peyton Manning sells 31 Papa John's stores before league sponsorship change
Author: 0 Peyton Manning sells 31 Papa John's stores before league sponsorship change

Collins shared that the stores were acquired by an existing Papa John's franchisee who operates "a substantial number of Papa John's locations in large markets" and plans to re-hire all current employees. "The NFL and pizza appeal to the same demographic, which is everyone", said Renie Anderson, the NFL's senior vice president of partnership and sponsorship management.

Sport Mavericks owner Mark Cuban denies 2011 sexual assault allegation
Author: 0 Mavericks owner Mark Cuban denies 2011 sexual assault allegation

Police heard Cuban and the woman met at the Barrel Room, in Portland's Old Town area in April 2011, when she asked him to pose for a photograph. Prosecutors in OR opted not to pursue the case in which a woman said Cuban reached in her trousers while they were having their picture taken in a Portland nightclub.

Sport Matic calls for more from United
Author: 0 Matic calls for more from United

Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville has said that he would have expected goalkeeper David de Gea to have saved Nemanja Matic's match winning volley if he had been in Crystal Palace's goal instead of Wayne Hennessey . Manchester United's dramatic comeback against Crystal Palace has set them up perfectly for Liverpool's visit to Old Trafford this weekend, according to Nemanja Matic .

Sport National Basketball Association warns Chicago Bulls about resting healthy players
Author: 0 National Basketball Association warns Chicago Bulls about resting healthy players

That's essentially what the National Basketball Association told the Bulls in a memo earlier this week, warning of consequences if Chicago continues to rest healthy players - namely Robin Lopez and Justin Holiday . Rest is OK, but resting healthy players too much or at inopportune times can be seen as bad for the league. The team has lost five of the six games in which he Saturday Justin Holiday, who is averaging 13 points per game, has only played once since the All-Star break.

Sport Mahrez has... retired? - Leicester City star appears to be hacked
Author: 0 Mahrez has... retired? - Leicester City star appears to be hacked

A post appeared on Mahrez's account - which boasts more than a million followers - stating the 27-year-old will "stay away" from football. But the fact it still hasn't been deleted by Mahrez's management team is a bit worrying. It focuses on Mahrez's goal against Bournemouth and how it "served as a timely reminder of the Algerian's star quality". Though Leicester, at the time of writing, did not announce this on their social media channels.

Sport Durban triathlete crawled to safety after handsaw attack
Author: 0 Durban triathlete crawled to safety after handsaw attack

Police are reportedly treating the incident as attempted murder. The grisly attack has alarmed athletes in Durban who train early in the morning, when few people are on the roads. Absolutely disgusting! How safe are we on SA roads? Friend and fellow triathlete Henri Schoeman shared the shocking crime on his official Twitter account.

Sport With elite status on the line, PSG fail once again
Author: 0 With elite status on the line, PSG fail once again

We wanted to push more , but the first goal hit our chances and so did the red card. "It was a tough match", was the generous assessment of Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane , who in reality was probably surprised by the ease with which his team coped with PSG .

Sport Zidane: Madrid back on track
Author: 0 Zidane: Madrid back on track

Los Blancos , winners of the last two cups, are through with a fine road win against the Parisians, who couldn't come back from the 3-1 loss in the first leg. "We were focused and I believe it was a deserved win". "Losing to Madrid is not a disappointment, but going out in the last 16 is". The former Madrid man was facing his old side for the first time having spent the first leg on the bench.

Sport National Football League salary cap $177.2 million per team for 2018 season
Author: 0 National Football League salary cap $177.2 million per team for 2018 season

For most of the offseason I have been updating the salary cap situation of the Pittsburgh Steelers for you and have been using a projected league-wide cap number of $178 million. The Giants can get more cap space if they make certain salary cuts. In a recent piece for CBSSports.com, former National Football League agent Joel Correy listed the Browns , Jets , Colts , 49ers, Buccaneers and Texans as the six teams best set up for free agency.

Sport New Report Claims David Warner Made Personal Insults About De Kock
Author: 0 New Report Claims David Warner Made Personal Insults About De Kock

David Warner , the Australian Test vice-captain, has been reported for a Level 2 offence for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct, the International Cricket Council said on Tuesday (March 6) night. "What was said and done during that interval was regrettable on both sides". "It's rather unfortunate that the incident took place and certainly not in the spirit of the game", South Africa's team manager Mohammed Moosajee said in a statement.

Sport Ex-Arsenal Player Gets Red Card Amid Farcical Referee Mix-Up
Author: 0 Ex-Arsenal Player Gets Red Card Amid Farcical Referee Mix-Up

It certainly offers a strong case that players from this level should have names on the back of their shirts to avoid any embarrassment like this in future. Thankfully for the 27-year-old, Hemel Hempstead captain Jordan Parkes was nearby and was quick to clear up the situation with the referee, who promptly reversed his decision.

Sport Mo Farah Alleges Racial Harassment at Munich Airport
Author: 0 Mo Farah Alleges Racial Harassment at Munich Airport

But Germany's federal police denies Farah suffered any discrimination - and says it was all down to a standard security check. The champion middle distance runner went live on his Instagram account complaining about security staff "touching me up" and described it as "ridiculous" and "unbelieveable".

Sport Syracuse vs. Wake Forest - 3/6/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Syracuse vs. Wake Forest - 3/6/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

At least the anxiety factor dissipated somewhat heading to the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament next week. "I think that's the potential of this team, or that will be the potential of the team", Wellman said. Syracuse shot 30.2 percent from the field and 31.6 percent from 3-point land. He drained three 3-pointers to keep them close, his third moving Clemson within 39-36 at 12:17.

Sport Falcons eying Seahawks DE Michael Bennett
Author: 0 Falcons eying Seahawks DE Michael Bennett

ESPN.com reported Sunday that the Falcons are interested in Bennett but that a trade is not imminent. He has battled nagging injuries, including foot and knee issues, despite making the Pro Bowl the past three seasons. If Bennett is traded before then, the Seahawks would save $2.2 million against the salary cap. This has only become more evident over the last couple of years with his involvement in a few instances in each aspect that has created more attention toward the organization for ...

Sport Panthers' Christian McCaffrey helped man, 72, after critical fall
Author: 0 Panthers' Christian McCaffrey helped man, 72, after critical fall

McCaffrey has since been texting back-and-forth with Eli in an effort to help the teenager cope with such a traumatic experience. "I credit them with saving my dad's life", Smoker's son, Dan Smoker, told Panthers .com on Tuesday. On the way back down, Dan Smoker slipped and fell about 20 feet. "Watched Dan Sr. fight with everything he has and I know he will continue to do so!" "Eli was such a trooper, man", McCaffrey said.

Sport IAAF maintains Russia's doping ban
Author: 0 IAAF maintains Russia's doping ban

The criticism centred on information sent to Coe about Russian marathoner Liliya Shobukhova being extorted to have a positive doping test covered up by IAAF officials, so she could compete in the 2012 London Olympics. The report said it "stretches credibility to believe" he was not at least partly aware of the main allegations against his predecessor as IAAF president, Lamine Diack, before the veteran Senegalese administrator was arrested by French police in late 2015.