Ms Mayawati had made an unseemly virtue of going it alone, and shunning alliances, thinking such a strategy would always help her consolidate larger sections of public support. "I was speaking about the atrocities against Dalits , since I belong to that community". The awardees were selected by a jury, headed by former Lok Sabha Speaker Shivraj Patil.
Martin started Sunday's 15th stage in sixth at one minute 26 seconds behind race leader Chris Froome . Aru was the big victor in Peyragudes, where he took the yellow jersey for the first time after Froome cracked in the last 500 meters of the stage.
With the division rival Chicago Cubs pulling off a sizeable deal with the crosstown Chicago White Sox today, the Milwaukee Brewers didn't necessarily match it, but they made a deal of their own none-the-less. Both players are playing Triple A ball at this time. He was picked up by the Pirates in the 2015 Rule 5 Draft but was dealt back to NY this year. Cooper was leading the Pacific Coast League with a.366 batting average and ranked second with 82 runs batted in and was a sixth round draft ...
Nutt released a statement through his attorney Wednesday saying in part, "The lawsuit speaks for itself". Nutt coached at Ole Miss from 2008 through '11. The suit alleges a breach of his severance agreement because of false statements he says Ole Miss officials made during an ongoing NCAA investigation .
The other men's last-eight clashes will see defending champion Andy Murray play big serving American Sam Querrey; seventh seed Marin Cilic will play Gilles Muller and 18-time major victor Roger Federer goes up against last year's finalist Canada's Milos Raonic.
I think every single Philadelphia 76ers fan on the planet threw out a few expletives as they either saw or heard about the injury to first-overall pick Markelle Fultz . A high ankle sprain usually takes between four and six weeks to heal, which wouldn't effect his availability to play, full strength, when the regular season begins this fall.
The Detroit Pistons are renouncing restricted free agent guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . He averaged career-highs in points, rebounds and assists this past season. According to ESPN's Bobby Marks , the Pistons have the ability to offer a two-year, $19-million extension to Bradley, but with the escalating contracts in the National Basketball Association, it's unlikely that Bradley would want a bigger contract on the open market.
The Kyrgyz punished Nunes' half-hearted takedown attempt and landed in side control, a takedown in her only attempt. Nunes is the only person not named Ronda Rousey to successfully defend the bantamweight belt. She showed comfort in allowing Holm to lead, and countered with compact right hooks, repeatedly landing against one of the UFC's most decorated strikers.
But, come Wimbledon , it could be 18-year-old Cici Bellis' turn to keep the world attuned to her performances. That total, to Kvitova , was a sign that she is getting closer to the player who succeeds on grass on the strength of a strong serve and powerful forehands.
I've seen some people worry that the Sharks haven't announced that deal yet - and, it's true that he hadn't put pen to paper as of Saturday - but Thornton has committed to return to the Sharks on a one-year deal. I tend to think, too, that Thornton - despite turning 38 today - can put up better numbers than he did last season when he had seven goals and 43 assists.
It was a tough night for the Fords of Team Penske. Clint Bowyer finishes second and Paul Menard rounds out the top three by finishing the third tonight. Earnhardt is on the pole for the event. After going two laps down early because of a tire problem, Earnhardt eventually got back on the lead lap and raced back into the top 10 before being part of a five-car wreck that brought out the ninth caution of the race around lap 106.
Ibaka agreed to terms with the Raptors on a three-year contract with $65 million, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press. Serge Ibaka has reportedly reached a deal to stay in Toronto, according to reports from The Vertical . There was an issue with the contract (specifically, it violated the Over-38 Rule, since his 38th birthday would have come during the fourth year of the deal).
And on Monday night, he capped off his historic season by winning the 2017 National Basketball Association (NBA) most valuable player ( MVP) award . Former Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams was given the SagerStrong Award for the strength he showed after his wife was killed in a vehicle crash in Oklahoma City.
Nevada is now the only state where single-game wagering is legal. "We are pleased the Supreme Court appears to have responded favorably to our arguments as to why they should hear this important case", said Geoff Freeman, CEO of the American Gaming Association, a group that lobbies on behalf of the casino industry.
Poile was recognized after the Predators' first Western Conference title and Stanley Cup Final appearance. Fleury waived his no-movement clause so the Pittsburgh Penguins didn't have to force another trade, and the 32-year-old can go back to being a clear No.
A former World No.3, Srikanth, who had reached the semifinals in the last edition, produced yet another near- flawless performance to outclass All England finalist Shi 21-10 21-14 in a 37-minute match to notch up his second win over the Chinese.
For us that is paramount", he further added. "(He) has expressed his views and taken a decision to step out. Shastri worked with Kohli as team director before Kumble became coach in June past year, and is said to have a good relationship with the captain.