Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Hafeez ace chase to put Pakistan 1-0 up

Pakistan 267 for 5 (Imam 86, Hafeez 71*) beat South Africa 266 for 2 (Amla 108*, van der Dussen 93) by five wickets It didn’t come without the signature Pakistan wobble, promising to derail the whole thing. But Pakistan got their tour off and running with what, in the circumstances, must be considered a clinical […]

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Serena Williams: Dayana Yastremska Crying After Loss ‘Broke My Heart’ | Bleacher Report

Andy Brownbill/Associated Press Serena Williams said seeing opponent Dayana Yastremska cry after Williams’ 6-2, 6-1 victory Saturday at the 2019 Australian Open made her emotional as well. Sandra Harwitt of USA Today provided comments from the 23-time Grand Slam singles champion, who called the 18-year-old Ukrainian “a good talent.” “As she was walking towards the […]

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Women around the world march against violence – live | World news

Welcome to our live coverage of the 2019 Women’s March. On the third anniversary of the first Women’s March in 2017, when millions protested the election of Donald Trump as US president, women in around 30 countries have gathered to protest violence against women, racism, and the impact of policies of austerity. Marches are underway […]

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Search and rescue, Brisbane River

A search and rescue operation is underway for a 34-year-old man reported missing after falling into the Brisbane River last night. Matt Jarvis (pictured yesterday) was reported missing around 7.45pm in the vicinity of Lower River Terrace at the bottom of Kangaroo Point cliffs. He was seen entering the water by friends and disappeared a […]

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Yankees Trade Rumors: Sonny Gray Deal Expected This Weekend; Reds Favored | Bleacher Report

Chris O’Meara/Associated Press The New York Yankees‘ long-awaited Sonny Gray trade is expected to be completed at some point this weekend. Per Fancred Sports’ Jon Heyman, the Cincinnati Reds remain engaged in talks for Gray, with two prospects and a draft pick possibly going back to the Yankees.      This article will be updated […]

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Dana White Says Conor McGregor Is ‘Very Fired Up’ About Returning to UFC | Bleacher Report

Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images Conor McGregor is “very fired up” about returning to the Octagon, as “being a world champion means everything to him,” according to UFC President Dana White. Irishman McGregor lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov in his last outing at UFC 229 in October when the lightweight title was on the line. According to White, McGregor […]

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B/R’s Official Wish List for the 2019 NBA Dunk Contest | Bleacher Report

0 of 5 Seth Wenig/Associated Press Only four players have ever won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest in consecutive seasons. That group will not expand during the 2019 version, as reigning champion Donovan Mitchell will not attempt to defend his title Feb. 16. “I loved doing the dunk contest last year, and it was a […]

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Barcelona vs. Leganes: Odds, Preview, Live Stream, TV Info | Bleacher Report

Manu Fernandez/Associated Press Barcelona will look to maintain a lead over Atletico Madrid in La Liga when they host Leganes at the Camp Nou on Sunday. The Blaugrana could see their advantage at the top cut to just two points, with Atleti away to bottom-of-the-table Huesca on Saturday. Sevilla also have the chance to keep […]

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David Warner’s stance-switch ‘within the laws’, confirms MCC

David Warner was in the right, the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has confirmed, when he switched from batting left-handed to right and whacked Chris Gayle for 14 runs in three balls in a Bangladesh Premier League match. Struggling to get Gayle away in the 19th over of Sylhet Sixers’ innings against Rangpur Riders on Wednesday, […]

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The Most Popular ‘Bandersnatch’ Choices Show We’re Not All Complete Monsters

Netflix made waves in late December with its interactive, choose-your-own-adventure movie Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. Set in 1984, it follows Stefan, a young programmer, who begins to question reality while adapting a fantasy novel into a video game. As Stefan navigates the “most important day of his life,” viewers are prompted to make choices for him, […]

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Perry six seals Super Over win for Sixers after unbeaten 54

Sydney Sixers women 4 for 131 (Perry 54*, Tahuhu 1-18) tied with Melbourne Renegades 6 for 131 (Molineux 55, Burns 2-13)Super over Sydney Sixers women0 for 9 beat Melbourne Renegades women 1 for 6 Is there anything Ellyse Perry can’t do? A stunning six in a Super Over saw the Sydney Sixers keep the dream […]

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Why the Hell Is This Subdivision Still Named ‘Swastika Acres’?

For the past 111 years, a seemingly innocuous subdivision in a Denver suburb has been afflicted by a truly, truly shitty name: Swastika Acres. But at long last, it looks like the city is finally getting around to changing it, the Denver Post reports. According to the Post, the roughly 50-home subdivision in Cherry Hills […]

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Park Lane stabbing: police name two suspects over NYE party killing | UK news

Police investigating the murder of a security guard at a New Year’s Eve party in Park Lane in London have appealed for information about two people they described as “dangerous individuals”. Tudor Simionov, 33, was working outside the private event at Fountain House in the capital’s West End when he was attacked on January 1 […]

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A Helpful Timeline of Prince Philip Not Dying

Prince Philip is unkillable. That is the only possible explanation for the news that on Thursday, the 97-year-old flipped and totaled his Land Rover in a collision, but was pulled out basically unscathed—though The Sun did helpfully report that he was screaming “My legs! My legs!” while being helped from the vehicle, a quote that […]

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B/R Kicks X NBA Nightly: Boogie Back in New Puma Colorway and More | Bleacher Report

Chris Schwegler/Getty Images Seven NBA games took place Friday, and once again, the stars impressed with their kicks. Miami Heat guard and NBA legend Dwyane Wade celebrated his Jan. 17 birthday, and a couple of Boston Celtics opened eyes with their kicks. Golden State Warriors big man DeMarcus Cousins made the Friday list in his […]

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Australia playing catch-up on spin as World Cup looms

Australia’s ODI series defeat by India exposed another major flaw in the national team’s approach to 50-over matches since the 2015 World Cup – chiefly their reluctance to play spin meaning they have now fallen well and truly behind the leading opponents in terms of white ball tweaking options. Four years ago, Australia did not […]

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Will Progressives Buy Gillibrand’s Crusade Against Big Money in Politics?

Less than 12 hours after the country watched her announce on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert she was launching an exploratory committee for president in 2020, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand stood in front of reporters, backdropped by family favorite the Country Diner in her hometown of Brunswick, and made it official: “I’m running […]

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Doc Rivers Explains Mixed Feelings on DeMarcus Cousins Signing with Warriors | Bleacher Report

Jeff Chiu/Associated Press Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers had mixed feelings about DeMarcus Cousins‘ choice to sign with the star-studded Golden State Warriors in free agency.     Ben Golliver of the Washington Post provided Rivers’ comments ahead of Cousins’ 2018-19 season debut Friday night against the Clippers at Staples Center: Ben Golliver @BenGolliver […]

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I Went to the Opening of a KGB Spy Museum and It Was Kind of Awesome

Photo of the author courtesy KGB Spy Museum. All other photos by Jackson Krule At 7:15 Thursday evening, Agne Urbaityte turned on a tiny electrical saw. She was dressed in a proper Soviet officer’s uniform, and her white-haired father Julius Urbaitis—who stood silently in sunglasses, looking vaguely up to no good—watched as a piece of […]

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Airbnb will pay you to live in small Italian village of Grottole, Matera, for three months

Grottole, Matera: Population 300 Photo: Shutterstock Accused of draining the life out of picturesque towns and cities by encouraging a flood of tourists, Airbnb is seeking to make an amends, albeit on a modest scale, with a new project in the sultry south of Italy. The accommodation platform wants to recruit four people to move to the […]

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