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Mata fires Man Utd into Europa League quarter-final Mata fires Man Utd into Europa League quarter-final
- March 17, 2017

What we do know is that it was a attractive goal, even if United didn't really need it. Juan Mata's 70th-minute opener helped settle the two-legged tie for the English giants, although United may attract some criticism for appearing far too pedestrian in their work at times . (more...)
Adrian Peterson 'definitely' won't return in 2017 — Vikings GM
- March 17, 2017

I'm going hunting and fishing this week. When the Vikings announced the signing of running back Latavius Murray early on Thursday morning, the easy conclusion to draw was that Adrian Peterson wouldn't be returning to the team on a new deal. (more...)
Day after Pittsburgh Steelers visit, Dont'a Hightower re-signs with Patriots Day after Pittsburgh Steelers visit, Dont'a Hightower re-signs with Patriots
- March 16, 2017

A basic Jets move, Hightower must of confused the place for a circus. There are rumors that the Pittsburg Steelers are now pursuing the former Alabama standout as the team attempts to upgrade their own defensive line. One of those players is Dont'a Hightower . It is fair to think they had the most confidence in retaining Hightower in free agency, as he didn't even have the franchise tag placed on him. (more...)
Brandin Cooks already sounds like a Patriot
- March 16, 2017

Or, the Saints could work out a contract with Butler and his representatives on the side and make a straight-up trade for him. "The opportunity to play for an organization like this is a dream come true and it's a blessing", Cooks said Monday, via Patriots.com . (more...)
Shakespeare Not Focused On Coaching Leicester Next Season Shakespeare Not Focused On Coaching Leicester Next Season
- March 14, 2017

Sevilla are just W1-D2-L3 in Champions League away games since the start of last season, whilst they managed only one goal on their travels in the group stages this term. "We always knew the team would be in good hands when we asked him to take charge a fortnight ago", Leicester vice-chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha said on the club's website. (more...)
Barcelona: Gerard Pique says 'we're not robots' after Deportivo defeat Barcelona: Gerard Pique says 'we're not robots' after Deportivo defeat
- March 14, 2017

Having earned a spectacular comeback in the Champions League against PSG, Lionel Messi and co. had hoped to turn up the heat on Real Madrid in La Liga but were brought back to earth with a bang with their first defeat in the top flight since October 2. (more...)
Fans react to Rangers' managerial appointment of Pedro Caixinha Fans react to Rangers' managerial appointment of Pedro Caixinha
- March 13, 2017

The Hoops were held to a 1-1 draw by their fierce Glasgow rivals with a first half Stuart Armstrong effort being cancelled out by a late Clint Hill equaliser. "That belief can't be shaken by anything that happens.' I thought right to the end they continued to show that so I'm very proud of that aspect". They ensured that when we got an opportunity we actually got at them a little bit. (more...)
Exit Poll Results Out; Akhilesh Next UP CM? Exit Poll Results Out; Akhilesh Next UP CM?
- March 11, 2017

For the SP, the result will decide whether Akhilesh Yadav is there face of the future while for Dalit messiah Mayawati, it will be the much-awaited moment to make a return to prominence. BSP sources said this evening that Mayawati had discounted the possibility of such an alliance, saying she never trusted the exit polls. The Times Now - VMR poll predicts the BJP will get between 190 to 210 seats, the upper end of which will get the party past the half-way mark. (more...)
Mass Effect Andromeda Launch Trailer is Grim But Gorgeous Mass Effect Andromeda Launch Trailer is Grim But Gorgeous
- March 11, 2017

New additions like destructible environments, boosted jumps for added verticality, and all-new weapons and Biotics make combat more thrilling than ever and with a much more flexible skill and weapon progression tree, you can replicate your play style to make you unstoppable against new, powerful alien enemies. (more...)
Kennard recovers; Duke wins in ACC Kennard recovers; Duke wins in ACC
- March 11, 2017

When the season started, Duke (25-8) was favored to win it all for the sixth time under Coach K, but injuries, inconsistency and immaturity kept the Blue Devils' loaded roster from reaching its potential most of the year. It's got excellent guard play, depth among role playing big men, has length, creates hard matchups for opposing defense and plays great defense of its own. (more...)
Bouye Staying in AFC South; Leaves Houston For Jaguars Bouye Staying in AFC South; Leaves Houston For Jaguars
- March 11, 2017

Bouye. Texans were extremely competitive in trying to keep A.J. Bouye, raised their offer a couple of times to reach $12 million average. With neither of the team's starting cornerbacks from 2016 returning to the team next season, the Philadelphia Eagles are expected to pursue quite a few secondary players this offseason. (more...)
The Netherlands heap further misery on South Korea at World Baseball Classic The Netherlands heap further misery on South Korea at World Baseball Classic
- March 09, 2017

Mike Meyers' replacing of Davis as pinch runner payed huge dividends when Burcham poked an infield single to second baseman Seo and Meyers managed to score, giving Israel a 2-1 lead. The lefty Chang spent much of the game just outside the strike zone, funneling off-speed pitches about 3-4 inches off the plate and working inside only on occasion. (more...)
Browns would trade 12th overall pick for Jimmy Garoppolo Browns would trade 12th overall pick for Jimmy Garoppolo
- March 09, 2017

Maybe not a first round pick, but maybe something else. Now add in the fact that Garoppolo has two career starts under his belt, and this is magnified even further. The NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported that although Garoppolo is "expected" to be a Patriot next year, perhaps it could take two first-round picks for New England to trade the QB. (more...)
Patriots acquire TE Dwayne Allen in trade with Colts Patriots acquire TE Dwayne Allen in trade with Colts
- March 09, 2017

Allen caught 35 passes for 406 yards and 6 touchdowns last season and is considered an excellent blocker. A third-round draft pick of the Colts in 2012, he has 126 career receptions for 1,451 yards and 19 touchdowns. In a piece headlined, "Patriots' greatest free-agent impact starts with Matt Forte, Dwayne Allen", the case was made why Allen would be a flawless complement to Gronkowski as a 1-2 tight end punch. (more...)
Andrew Bogut fractures tibia in Cleveland Cavaliers debut, out for season Andrew Bogut fractures tibia in Cleveland Cavaliers debut, out for season
- March 08, 2017

He played 58 seconds. The Cavs signed Bogut to a $385,000 contract Thursday to add needed depth to the front court. Bogut stayed down awhile, then was helped off the court. After the X-rays at the arena revealed the fracture, the team announced that it was awaiting Bogut's MRI report. It was a cruel setback for Bogut, who just a little earlier was cracking jokes about Vladimir Putin and talking about house shopping in his new National Basketball Association home. (more...)
WWE Fastlane: Goldberg becomes new Universal Champion
- March 07, 2017

It's the first time since December of 2003 that he's held a WWE title. Cruiserweight Championship - Neville (c) vs. Jack Gallagher: Neville has been fantastic as a dominant heel in his return to WWE from injury. The final WWE pay per view before WrestleMania 33, Fastlane, is set to take place later today at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and there are a number of big matches in store including four title defenses. (more...)
Tony Bellew beats David Haye with 11th Round win Tony Bellew beats David Haye with 11th Round win
- March 06, 2017

It's a great fight, huge fight, Wembley stadium, so the victor of that - fingers crossed - is Anthony Joshua. With a sullen look on his face, he tried again and survived, not giving Bellew the satisfaction of making him quit. Tensions were running high in London's O2 Arena on Saturday night. "He did that in one fight last night and now it's just a case of carrying on this Cinderella story and see how far it can take us. (more...)
Former manager hints at Victor Moses attitude problems Former manager hints at Victor Moses attitude problems
- March 05, 2017

I'm working for the future to bring them here". However, Chelsea are not prepared to see their man leave after just one season at the helm at will hand him a significant pay rise in the hope of keeping him tied down. Among the targets for Inter this summer is Alexis Sanchez, a player which Chelsea would find hard to sign, given Arsenal will block any impending move to a direct league rival. (more...)
Rory McIlroy magic fires him into the lead at WGC-Mexico Championship
- March 05, 2017

McIlroy holed out from 156 yards for eagle on the 14th hole, part of a three-hole stretch Friday when he seized control at Chapultepec Golf Club. The final two rounds will not be easy though as Phil Mickelson, Ross Fisher, and Justin Thomas are right on McIlroy's tail, trailing by just two shots. (more...)
Pep Guardiola won't axe key Man City star claims Spanish football expert
- March 04, 2017

Sergio Aguero scored twice, taking his season tally to 22 goals , and Leroy Sane , Pablo Zabaleta and Kelechi Iheanacho were also on the mark for a City team that scored five for a second consecutive game, after their thrilling 5-3 Champions League win over Monaco. (more...)
49ers: 5 FCS Prospects to Watch at the NFL Scouting Combine 49ers: 5 FCS Prospects to Watch at the NFL Scouting Combine
- March 03, 2017

This year's combine is chock full of talent at multiple positions. "They're all over him, and I'd be pretty surprised if he gets out of Day 2". It's also a great time to see some potential dark horse candidates as draft candidates. "I'm really, specifically excited to see what other people want to try out". Reddick is now a first round rated prospect but is very much a tweener between an off ball LB role and EDGE role. (more...)
'DWTS': Peta Murgatroyd announces 'Bachelor' Nick Viall as partner
- March 02, 2017

Bachelor Nick Viall will continue the streak of Bachelor/Bachelorette presence on DWTS , and will be partnered with returning proPeta Murgatroyd, who will be back on the dance floor after giving birth to son Shai. Viall presently stars on The Bachelor Season 21, and sent Corinne Olympios home on Monday's episode. "I love that. I'm really looking forward to it", he told us. (more...)
WHO Lists 12 Bacteria Types In Need Of New Drugs
- March 02, 2017

The list aims to encourage and mobilize innovators to conduct research and development on new antibiotics. The report categorizes bacteria into "critical", "high" and "medium" priority groups. "Antibiotic resistance is growing, and we are fast running out of treatment options", said Marie-Paule Kieny, assistant director-general of the WHO, which previously warned the world may be headed for a "post-antibiotic" era. (more...)
National Hockey League trade deadline: Maple Leafs acquire center Brian Boyle from Lightning National Hockey League trade deadline: Maple Leafs acquire center Brian Boyle from Lightning
- March 01, 2017

No NHLer has played in more over that span. The Maple Leafs haven't won the Stanley Cup since 1967, the longest drought in the League, and have made the playoffs once in the past 11 years. "When things get tough in the playoffs, it's sticking together and fighting through some things, some uncomfortable times", Boyle said. He seems to be the ideal fourth-line center that can move up the lineup if needed. (more...)
Steelers agree to four-year, $68M extension with Antonio Brown Steelers agree to four-year, $68M extension with Antonio Brown
- February 28, 2017

The Steelers have placed the exclusive franchise tag on running back Le'Veon Bell, the team announced Monday. Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said two weeks ago that the team would consider using the tag, but would like Bell to retire as a Steeler. (more...)
Transgender Wrestler Mack Beggs Wins Class 6A Girls' State Championship in Texas
- February 27, 2017

Latham gave Beggs as much as he could handle, avoiding being pinned and taking the match the distance. Mack Beggs wants to win a state title and wants to wrestle boys. "It would be an honor, honestly, to wrestle somebody with that courage to make that transition in their life - they've probably been wanting to make for a long time. (more...)
Rickie Fowler hopeful of better luck against Tyrrell Hatton — Honda Classic Rickie Fowler hopeful of better luck against Tyrrell Hatton — Honda Classic
- February 27, 2017

Fowler made two birdies over the last three holes at relatively benign PGA National as everyone else around him was making mistakes. A year ago at the Honda Classic , Fowler shot a pair of 66s for 8-under and held the halfway-point lead through 36 holes. (more...)
Sixers Trade Ilyasova To Hawks For Splitter, 2nd Round Picks Sixers Trade Ilyasova To Hawks For Splitter, 2nd Round Picks
- February 26, 2017

The 76ers will also have swap rights for a future Hawks' second round pick, per USA Today . Atlanta will receive scoring help for their front line as they attempt to improve their playoff position. Ilyasova has provided Philadelphia with pretty consistent offensive numbers, averaging 14.3 points and 5.9 rebounds per game, but with how Dario Saric has been playing, the move makes sense. (more...)
Man of the Match and Player Grades Poll for Everton vs Sunderland Man of the Match and Player Grades Poll for Everton vs Sunderland
- February 26, 2017

The former Southampton manager is rarely surprised but admitted that he was taken aback by just how quick the teenager is, and has been impressed by the starlet's start to life in the Premier League. I was glad we only went in 1-0 down at half-time because the boy [Thomas Davies] hits the post. I am sure we have got one to come. "From where we were sitting it looked like it had gone in but it obviously hadn't". (more...)
Key matchups in Leicester vs Sevilla Key matchups in Leicester vs Sevilla
- February 25, 2017

Floodgates to open for Vardy? But my players need support in this bad moment. "This game could be everything", said Ranieri. "You have to score in every chance you get, especially in a Champions League game like this, otherwise it becomes hard". (more...)
Chris Paul cleared by doctors, could return against Warriors
- February 25, 2017

Their nine made three-pointers in the third also matched a franchise record for threes made in a single quarter. Only this time, the comeback was not fueled by the existence of the Clippers, who had outplayed them pretty convincingly for the first 22 minutes and change, but with the officials, who as we have said before irk the hell out of them when their number includes Foster. (more...)
Ben Simmons Ruled Out For Entire 16-17 Season Ben Simmons Ruled Out For Entire 16-17 Season
- February 25, 2017

The 6-foot-10, 240-pound Simmons fractured his foot at the end of September and has not appeared in a regular-season game yet for Philadelphia. "But there was always an outside chance that it didn't happen because there wasn't complete or full healing". (more...)
Kerala couple accuse cops of moral policing, go live on FB Kerala couple accuse cops of moral policing, go live on FB
- February 23, 2017

The couple were later taken to a police station and fined. Vishnu had earlier told TNM that he and Arathy were confronted by the two police personnel who asked the couple if they were married. And they had no clear answer. "They kept telling us what we did was wrong". Vishnu repeatedly defends their action saying it's wrong to consider a man and woman sitting close to each other as vulgar. (more...)
Lakers reportedly send G Williams to Rockets for Brewer, pick Lakers reportedly send G Williams to Rockets for Brewer, pick
- February 23, 2017

As the shooting guard of the Lakers, Williams is averaging 18.6 points per game with an average of 24 minutes played in 58 games played this National Basketball Association season. That makes me a little queasy, despite Williams' monster season and an affordable $7 million contract that runs through 2017-18 - big for a capped-out team with limited means to boost the roster in free agency. (more...)
2nd ODI: Taylor smashes ton as New Zealand beat South Africa
- February 23, 2017

Ross Taylor said he felt a little embarrassed to have claimed a notable New Zealand record from Nathan Astle as the Black Caps edged past South Africa to level their one-day global series on Wednesday. Parnell struck in the fourth over to give South Africa the ideal start as Tom Latham departed for another low score (2) after flicking one straight to square leg. (more...)