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Published: Sunday | December 23, 2012
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Samuels accused of throwing in Big Bash
Brisbane Heat coach Darren Lehmann has sparked controversy in the Australian Big Bash League by accusing West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels of throwing.

Hot Waterhouse look to remain on a high
Waterhouse have been more like firehouse since the return of coach Donovan Duckie to the touchlines following illness towards the end of the first round of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL).

Gatlin: I want to beat Bolt
The lure of beating undisputed sprint champion Usain Bolt has become the driving force behind American Justin Gatlin's training during the tough winter months.

Clippers win 12th straight, break franchise record
The Los Angeles Clippers, for decades synonymous with long-losing streaks, broke a 38-year-old franchise record with their 12th-consecutive victory on Friday, beating the Sacramento Kings 97-85.

Good move, but be careful
In every aspect of life, time moves on, with that comes changes, and one must move, and is expected to move, with the times if one hopes to keep improving. In other words, regardless of what you do, and who you are, time waits on no one, and nothing stands still, really.

Barry strikes late for Man City
Gareth Barry struck in stoppage time yesterday to ensure Manchester City kept the pressure on Manchester United in the Premier League title race with 1-0 victory over Reading.

Albion United happy despite 2-1 defeat
St Catherine Division One club, Albion United, tried hard but could not do what Frazer's Whip did two seasons ago which is to take the scalp of big guns and defending champions Portmore United.

Mitchell on a roll at Caymanas Park
Jockey of the moment Richard 'Bya' Mitchell highlighted yesterday's pre-Christmas 11-race programme at Caymanas Park with three winners, including DIFERENTGENERATION (6-1) who won the closing Track Price Plus Dig Out Handicap in a driving finish.

Messi scores 91st goal of yearin Barcelona win
Lionel Messi polished off his record year with his 91st and final goal of 2012 in Barcelona's 3-1 win at Valladolid yesterday, which the team dedicated to ailing coach Tito Vilanova.

BRIEFS - Celtic cruise
Gary Hooper scored two goals and set up two as Celtic cruised to a 4-0 victory over Ross County yesterday to stay five points clear atop the Scottish Premier League.


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