Terms and Conditions

Please read these Terms of Service carefully before using this site. This Agreement sets forth the legally binding terms and conditions for your use of this website.

By accessing or using the Site in any manner, including, but not limited to, visiting or browsing the Site or contributing content or other materials to the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. Bolded terms are defined in this Agreement.

Intellectual Property

The Site and its original content, features and functionality are owned and are protected by international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.


We may terminate your access to the Site, without cause or notice, which may result in the forfeiture and destruction of all information associated with you. All provisions of this Agreement that by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity, and limitations of liability.

Links To Other Sites

Our Site may contain links to third-party sites that are not owned or controlled.

We have no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party sites or services. We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of any third-party site that you visit.

Governing Law

This Agreement (and any further rules, polices, or guidelines incorporated by reference) shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of United States, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.

Changes To This Agreement

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms of Service by posting the updated terms on the Site. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms of Service.

Please review this Agreement periodically for changes. If you do not agree to any of this Agreement or any changes to this Agreement, do not use, access or continue to access the Site or discontinue any use of the Site immediately.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Agreement, please contact us using the contact page.

Continue Reading

Privacy Policy

We collect information from you when you register on our site.

When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name or e-mail address. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site. Googles use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Why we use your information

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)

To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)

How we protect your information

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits.

We do not disclose any information to outside parties

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into their profile and going to the Edit My Information page.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our web site privacy policy, disclaimer and terms.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

If you have any questions, please contact us using the contact page.

Continue Reading

DMCA / Copyrights Disclaimer

Our use of other groups copyrighted material Fair use notice:

Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976: Allowance is made for fair use for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, education, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing.

This website aggregate content from other sources for informational purposes, and is in no way trying to infringe on the copyrights or businesses of any of the entities.

All content posted up on this site is used under the Fair Use Copyright Law 107. All photos, media, and articles are copyright to their original owners.

Photographic images are owned by their respective copyright owner. Where possible the appropriate accreditation is given. Due to image alterations ownership of many images can not be verified. Where ownership is known a credit is as given.

All videos on this website are embedded from Youtube.com and are owned by their respective Copyright owners. No videos are copied or stored on our servers. The Court ruled that linking or embedding copyrighted videos is not copyright infringement, even if the source video was uploaded without permission. However we will gladly remove any video upon valid request from respective copyright owners. Any owner also have option to disable embedding his Youtube videos on other websites.

News and Press articles are owned by their respective Copyright owner. Where possible the appropriate accreditation or source of the article is given on the same page.

The audio/video files on this site are for listening/watching purposes only. Downloading of these files to ones computer is strictly prohibited. They are owned by their respective copyright owners.

If it is the organizations belief that the usage of specific content used on our site containing copyrighted knowledge conflicts with authorized use, and/or does not comply with fair use as described in this context, contact us through our contact page and we will remove the offending content immediately.

Continue Reading

Contact us

If you have any questions for us, please use the contact form below. You can also contact us using this contact form for the following enquiries:

General feedback

Site troubles

DMCA notification/claims

Article submission


We will do our best to get back to you as soon as possible.

Name *FirstLastE-mail *Comment or Message *MessageSubmit

Continue Reading

About us

We are a small group of people with a passion to write. Our team consists of professional writers from all over the world, with a nose for good stories. To protect our journalistic integrity, we strive to keep all of our articles as neutral as possible by following the ethics and standards of international journalism. While we do understand that not everyone will agree with our articles, and conflicts of interests may occur, we do our very best to stick with factual reporting. We do not favor any political parties, countries, races, colour, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation nor gender.

For those reasons we decided to start this website, so that we can share the latest and best information related to the topics of our website, which will hopefully help you stay up to date. Our mission is to keep you informed using factual reporting as well as journalistic ethics and standards.

We try to keep the website as updated as possible. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us using our contact page.

Continue Reading

Rayudu, allrounders take India to 252

Share on Facebook

Share on Twitter

Share on Google+

Share on Pinterest

Share on LinkedIn

3:00 AM ET

India 252 (Rayudu 90, Pandya 45, Shankar 45, Henry 4-35, Boult 3-39) v New Zealand

India wanted to see how their batting goes under pressure when they decided to bat despite knowledge there was early moisture in the Wellington surface to be exploited. What they found out was not all pretty as New Zealand reprised World Cup 2015 once again to reduce India to 18 for 4 but the middle order rallied to take them to a total they could fight with. Under pressure, Ambati Rayudu led the revival with an innings of 90 that featured both seemingly dodgy defence and some sparkling stroke-play. Two allrounders played their part with 45s, Vijay Shankar off 64 balls to help rescue India and Hardik Pandya off 22 at the death. Now India had 252, which was 18 more than what England scored in the last ODI at Westpac Stadium. They won by four runs.

Readers from the US can watch the fifth ODI between New Zealand and India on ESPN+, by clicking here.

At the toss, stand-in captain Rohit Sharma seemed to have laid his batsmen the challenge of getting a par total in testing conditions. The first part of that challenge was for himself and Shikhar Dhawan. It will be fair to say the top order was undone by the movement. Rohit got a beauty that is not part of the curriculum in ODI cricket. A full ball from Matt Henry pitched around middle and off, Rohit played the original line, and then the ball moved late to go past his outside edge and knock back the off stump behind him. Five overs later, MS Dhoni got another brute: Trent Boult getting a really quick ball to move back in against the angle and hit the top of off.

In between, though, there were a couple of soft shots. Dhawan upper-cut Boult straight to third man, and Shubman Gill chipped one to square cover. This is the tricky part of the innings to judge. You want batsmen to buckle down when the ball is talking and is expected to quieten down after 15 overs or so, but you also dont want them to totally shut shop. It is possible Dhawan identified the short ball as his scoring option, but here Boult cramped him up and he couldnt get enough behind it. For the inexperienced Gill, after an early promising shot, the ball stopped a touch and lobbed up as he looked to drive on the up.

A repeat of the 92 all out couldnt have been ruled out at this point, but things were different here. The movement began to die unlike in Hamilton, but more importantly India had selected well for this match. Not only had they selected Shankar, an allrounder known to be more solid than spectacular with the bat, but they also promoted him to show exactly that.

In his 45 off 64, Shankar looked the best equipped of the Indian batsmen to negotiate the tough conditions. He let the ball move, played it late, and had the wherewithal to pick up risk-free singles. In the early stages of this 98-run partnership, Rayudu hardly scored at all. He is that kind of a batsman: tough to put in any bracket, not always free-flowing but capable of hitting at unusual times in unusual areas. Rayudu was 5 off 32 when he wafted at a Colin de Grandhomme delivery, but that didnt stop him from looking to hit in the air again in a short while. This six took him to 24 off 50, and India to 78 for 4 in 23 overs. At the other end, in what is a big credit to him, Shankar had inconspicuously scored 27 off 42.

Just as the partnership began to assume dangerous proportions, with New Zealand having left the spinners till too late, Shankar was run out. He hit towards long-on, Rayudu shouted no and waited for the ball to cross short midwicket, Shankar stood in the middle of the pitch, and then Rayudu made a belated surge towards the strikers end. Shankar sacrificed himself, and Rayudu proved him right with some imperious stroke-play later.

Rayudu was 44 off 81 when Shankar was run out in the 32nd over, but he now capitalised on some hard work done. New Zealand had to bowl some of the lesser bowlers to keep Boult and Henry for the end, and he cashed in, hitting de Grandhomme and Colin Munro to take 46 off the last 31 balls he faced. Just when he threatened to score the first hundred of the series, though, he ended up slicing Henry to sweeper cover. Henry followed it up with a lovely slower ball to dismiss Kedar Jadhav.

The depth in Indias batting shone, however. Pandya first ruined Todd Astles figures after he had done a stupendous job when bowling at the death. Before Pandya took him for a hat-trick of sixes for the fifth time in his international career Astle had bowled cleverly and conceded just 17 in 4.1 overs. Pandya, though, unleashed mayhem, hitting five sixes in all and two fours. One of those fours was perhaps his best shot. He dug out a near perfect yorker from James Neesham, but came down so hard on it he manufactured enough power on it to beat short third man. A catch just as spectacular one that should go in an already impressive highlight reel for Boult contained the damage and possibly denied India 10 more runs.

This article was originally published by Espncricinfo.com. Read the original article here.

Continue Reading

Punchy, cheeky, passionate: Eddie Jones masterplan rejuvenates England

Share on Facebook

Share on Twitter

Share on Google+

Share on Pinterest

Share on LinkedIn

8:46 PM GMT

DUBLIN Mark this England victory down as the moment where Eddie Jones masterplan came together, where they laughed in the face of rugby logic and for one evening in a golden era of Irish rugby they asked questions of Joe Schmidts side that others have recently tried and failed to do.

A resurgent England upset Six Nations champions Ireland on Saturday, handing Joe Schmidt a first ever home defeat in the championship.

It was all going so well for France as they took a 16-0 lead into half-time. But a record-breaking comeback from Wales puts coach Warren Gatland on course to deliver on a bold prediction.

Winger Blair Kinghorn scored a hat-trick of tries and pivot Finn Russell provided decisive moments of genius as Scotland got their Six Nations campaign off to a winning start.

2 Related

You have to go back to the World Cup-winning days of 2003 and those ageless names of Jonny Wilkinson and Martin Johnson to find an England performance to rival this. It was a match where everything came together as they brought physicality and a brilliant game plan to prevent Ireland from ever finding their stride. They were, simply, superb.

For Ireland, the likes of Jonathan Sexton and Conor Murray will reflect on a game where they were never allowed space and had a wall of white constantly on their case. Ireland never found any momentum and were out-kicked. They never had a chance to turn it into an arm-wrestle or get a foothold. And England just kept the foot neatly pressed on Irelands throat and landed their game-winning punches.

This will make the rugby world sit up and take notice of Jones side once again but he will do his best to downplay expectation and talk of a game-to-game mentality. But the basic fact is that Ireland do not lose at home in the Six Nations, at least not under Schmidt. Last year they won the Grand Slam and dispatched the All Blacks. They were rising to what many thought would be one monumental crescendo to Japan and a potential World Cup triumph with the Six Nations already safely secured for the second year running. But England had a point to prove after their miserable fifth-placed finish last year and the ignominy of Ireland wrapping up that Grand Slam emphatically at Twickenham. They not only proved that point, they hammered it home with a four-try victory.

England travelled to Dublin as underdogs. Jones was painted by some in the build up as a poor mans Mourinho and a coach who had passed his sell-by date. Yet after this victory, he deflected any praise levelled in his direction in the post-match press conference onto the players and did his utmost to quieten any excitement about the World Cup in September. It was the old refrain of just focusing on the next task, with France arriving at Twickenham next Sunday. But away from public eyes, oh how hell enjoy this.

Jonny Sexton (far right) and his Ireland teammates try to comprehend a stunning 12-point defeat by England, their first loss at home in the Six Nations under coach Joe Schmidt.Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images

This was a victory and performance in Jones image: punchy, cheeky, passionate, precise and ruthless. They had the outstanding Mako Vunipola at the heart of the win, but he was just one star performer among a huge cast. Billy Vunipola got through an almighty amount of work while Manu Tuilagi hunted anything and everything wearing green. Henry Slade came of age on the Test stage and England presented a multi-dimensional and layered attack mixing power and prowess that has not been seen in recent times.

It was the first Test where the Vunipola brothers and Tuilagi started together. My, how they clicked, constantly coming round the corner and hammering away. Kyle Sinckler looked in danger of spontaneously combusting such was the energy he brought to the Test. Tom Curry was a nuisance at the breakdown but will need to learn from his yellow card in the first half. Maro Itoje was also heroic and England will be keeping everything crossed that the knee injury that forced him off in the second half heals quickly.

In the backs Jack Nowell popped up all over the place, running through midfield and on the flanks and even packed down at openside when Curry was sin-binned. Jonny May did his job in scoring the opening try after two minutes England started irresistibly and also made the key contribution in kicking ahead smartly for Henry Slades first try of a late, match-clinching double.

And then there was Owen Farrell. In his first Test as sole captain of England, he led from the front and offered a calm, authoritative presence. His kicking game in tandem with Slade and Elliot Daly gave England a trio of playmakers, constantly pinning back Jacob Stockdale and Robbie Henshaw.

One of the games myriad subplots in the build-up was the battle of the two makeshift fullbacks with Henshaw and Daly both playing away from their usual positions. Daly did well, but while Henshaw is a wonderful centre, he needs to stay there rather than at 15. Elsewhere for Ireland, Bundee Aki never got a chance to get going, the half-backs didnt impose themselves on the game while England won the collisions and played with a heightened urgency which Schmidts side failed to match. The Ireland back-row were mere extras in this play, while Englands pack took the limelight.

Ireland will now lick their wounds and if Schmidt has a hairdryer, the players will likely be blasted with it. This wasnt part of the plan but such is the beauty of this competition, they have another four weekends to assign this game to an ugly corner of their recent rugby history.

Meanwhile, Englands Fortress Twickenham took a battering last year in the championship so next weeks match against France carries added importance. But while Jones was loathed to paint this Dublin win in any greater significance than a mere single victory, those World Cup foundations are appearing secure. England now must find a way to back this up next weekend and prove this is the norm, rather than the exception.

This article was originally published by Espn.co.uk. Read the original article here.

Continue Reading

Moraes submits Assuncao, then taunts Dillashaw

Share on Facebook

Share on Twitter

Share on Google+

Share on Pinterest

Share on LinkedIn

10:38 PM ET

Marlon Moraes defeated Raphael Assuncao by submission in the first round Saturday at UFC Fight Night in Fortaleza, Brazil.

Moraes (22-5-1) dropped Assuncao with two big right hands and eventually locked in a guillotine choke, getting Assuncao to tap at the 3:17 mark.

With the win, Moraes is expected to be next in line for a title shot against 135-pound champion TJ Dillashaw.

One possible impediment to Moraes title shot is if UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo moves up for a chance at a second belt. Cejudo defeated Dillashaw by first-round TKO on Jan. 19 to retain his title and has been adamant about moving up in weight.

Saturdays fight was a rematch of UFC 212 in June 2017, when Assuncao won in a close split decision.

Moraes has now won four fights in a row, while Assuncaos (27-6-0) four-fight winning streak was snapped.

This article was originally published by Espn.com. Read the original article here.

Continue Reading

Lopez continues takeover, pummels Magdaleno

Share on Facebook

Share on Twitter

Share on Google+

Share on Pinterest

Share on LinkedIn

1:36 AM ET

FRISCO, Texas Lightweight Teofimo Lopez Jr., the dynamic 2018 ESPN prospect of the year, continued on Saturday night what he calls his takeover and his insistence that he will win a world title this year.

Lopez destroyed former lightweight and junior lightweight world title challenger Diego Magdaleno by seventh-round knockout in the Eleider Alvarez-Sergey Kovalev II co-feature at the Ford Center at the Star, the training facility of the Dallas Cowboys.

Final punch stats






119 of 329 (36%)

4 of 106 (4%)

115 of 223 (56%)


44 of 259 (17%)

7 of 88 (8%)

37 of 171 (22%)

Courtesy of CompuBox

Lopez, a 2016 Olympian for his parents home country of Honduras, went into the seventh round for the first time but had no problems handling the far more experienced Magdaleno and set himself up for a fight on April 20 on the undercard of the Terence Crawford-Amir Khan ESPN PPV card.

Lopez (12-0, 10 KOs), 21, of Las Vegas, was coming off a sensational 44-second, one-punch knockout of Mason Menard on Dec. 8 on the Vasiliy Lomachenko-Jose Pedraza undercard in New York, and vowed that he would win a world title in 2019. It remains to be seen if he will get that opportunity, but he continued to impress.

I learned something new. We learned there are going to be tough fighters, Lopez said. I didnt have to throw every second. We were picking our shots. Every time I picked I landed. He wanted to go toe to toe. No, were going to be smart about it. I felt like a champ. Thats how I feel.

After controlling the first round, Lopez forced Magdaleno back with several heavy shots just before the bell.

Oscar Valdez defeated Carmine Tommasone by TKO with a beautiful right uppercut, and Richard Commey earned a bout with lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko with a stoppage victory over Isa Chaniev.

Magdaleno got in his face after the round and jawed at him but that was about all he had to offer. Lopez pounded him throughout the second round. He hurt him with a right uppercut, cut him on the bridge of the nose and rocked him repeatedly with combinations to the head and body.

In the final seconds of the sixth round, Lopez landed a powerful left to the head for a knockdown but couldnt follow up in a meaningful way because the round ended. But Lopez continued to pound Magdaleno (31-3, 13 KOs), 32, of Las Vegas, in the seventh before landing two flush left hooks to the head that flattened him.

Magdaleno, whose only previous losses came in world-title fights, was out of it, but referee Gregorio Alvarez administered the full 10-count before waving it off at 1 minute, 8 seconds, after which Lopez did his traditional back flip, then taunted Magdaleno as he was down.

Top Rank wanted Lopez to get experience against a southpaw because he has designs on eventually facing unified lightweight champion and pound-for-pound king Vasiliy Lomachenko, who is also left-handed. Lopez says he feels he is ready now to fight for a world title.

Teofimo Lopez, whether you hate him or you like him, youre still going to watch him, Lopez said. I perform each every performance. What Im doing right now is entertaining. 2019, were ready right now [to fight for a world title]. We have to work in the gym. Theres always room for perfection.

This article was originally published by Espn.com. Read the original article here.

Continue Reading

Eagles Long named Walter Payton Man of Year

Share on Facebook

Share on Twitter

Share on Google+

Share on Pinterest

Share on LinkedIn

7:34 PM ET

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long was named the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year on Saturday for his activities off the field.

Long donated the entire amount of his first four game checks to fund his First Quarter for Literacy program, which gives free books and mentoring services to families.

Long also said he would match donations up to $25,000 from any opponent who wanted to donate.

In addition to the award, the NFL will donate $250,000 to the The Chris Long Foundation, which includes programs focusing on clean water, military appreciation, homelessness and youth.

This article was originally published by Espn.com. Read the original article here.

Continue Reading