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Former Everton winger Steven Pienaar bids adieu to football Former Everton winger Steven Pienaar bids adieu to football
- March 02, 2018

This was the first of many accolades the technically gifted midfielder would revel in during his career. The South African global confirmed to KweséESPN on Wednesday that he would hang up his boots. "I'll be between South Africa and Amsterdam now". Pienaar won four major honours during his 18-year playing career, most famously lifting two Eredivisie titles with Ajax in 2002 and 2004. (more...)
Eagles Punter Donnie Jones Announces Retirement at Age 37 Eagles Punter Donnie Jones Announces Retirement at Age 37
- March 02, 2018

Just ask some of our defensive players that have faced him on the scout team. So we're really looking forward to having him the whole offseason. They did a great job of getting him the ball in the screen game. I think you've got to have that open communication with them. If there is a guy that we rate as a difference-maker - we will never have 32 guys in our first round grades - if we see a guy there that can make a difference, and is a first-round talent, we won't hesitate to take that guy. (more...)
CBI Seeks 15-Days Custody of Karti Chidambaram in INX Media Case CBI Seeks 15-Days Custody of Karti Chidambaram in INX Media Case
- March 02, 2018

Karti's Counsel Abhishek Manu Singhvi was quoted by ANI saying that Karti Chidambaram has no connection with the Advantage Strategic Consulting (P) Limited which allegedly received kickbacks and always cooperated with the ED and the CBI in the case. (more...)
The Royals picked the cruelest spot for Lucas Duda's first media session The Royals picked the cruelest spot for Lucas Duda's first media session
- March 01, 2018

Drafted by the Mets in 2007, he has a.242 average with 138 homers and 405 RBIs in eight major-league seasons. According to a press release, outfielder Billy Burns has been designated for assignment. Of his 92 hits in 2017, 58 (63.0 percent) went for extra bases, which was the second-highest rate in the Majors, behind Joey Gallo (65.9 percent). It's a big opportunity for Duda to get back on track after injuries have limited him in each of the last two seasons. (more...)
Mike Glennon to Be Released by Bears After 1 Season with Team Mike Glennon to Be Released by Bears After 1 Season with Team
- March 01, 2018

McPhee appeared in 36 games with 17 starts the past three seasons, recording 90 tackles, 14 sacks, 19 tackles-for-loss, two forced fumbles and one interception. The NASL held second-tier status in the U.S. Soccer Federation from 2011 through a year ago. "They knew what was coming pretty much every play, so it was pretty easy for them to stop us". (more...)
Russia's Olympic Privileges Restored After Ban from 2018 Pyeongchang Games Russia's Olympic Privileges Restored After Ban from 2018 Pyeongchang Games
- March 01, 2018

Before Sunday's closing ceremony in South Korea , the International Olympic Committee had said the ban would be lifted, so long as there were no more anti-doping violations. "It has taken two positive tests on Russian athletes to force the IOC's hand when its clear intention had been to readmit the ROC before the closing of the Pyeongchang Games", iNADO said in a statement. (more...)
UEFA hands Samir Nasri 6-month doping ban UEFA hands Samir Nasri 6-month doping ban
- March 01, 2018

European football's governing body, which opened disciplinary proceedings against the Frenchman on March 6 past year, said in a statement on Tuesday afternoon: "The player Samir Nasri has been found guilty for using a prohibited method in accordance with sub-section M2, par". (more...)
Swansea breeze into FA Cup quarter-finals Swansea breeze into FA Cup quarter-finals
- March 01, 2018

Carlos Carvalhal believes that his side's FA Cup win against Sheffield Wednesday was the ideal preparation for a crucial Premier League game against West Ham. Tom Carroll struck a shot from range that hit both posts before falling to Ayew who tapped home from close-range. As Wednesday pushed forward, space opened up for Swansea and Dyer made the game safe. (more...)
FA Cup Report: Swansea City v Sheffield Wednesday 27 February 2018 FA Cup Report: Swansea City v Sheffield Wednesday 27 February 2018
- March 01, 2018

Swansea have now made the best path in the cup since then so it's a little part of history and we are happy about that. Their breakthrough arrived on 55 minutes when midfielder Tom Carroll let fly with an unstoppable drive that ricocheted off both posts before halftime substitute Ayew slotted in the rebound. (more...)
Rafael Nadal pulls out of ATP Mexican Open with leg injury Rafael Nadal pulls out of ATP Mexican Open with leg injury
- March 01, 2018

The 31-year-old is still unsure about the extent of the recent injury. Federer and Nadal have contested nine Major finals over the course of their careers, with the Spaniard winning six of those matches. It's not the first time. The event included a champions' exhibition, consisting of Nadal, Carlos Moya, David Ferrer and Querrey. In other action, sixth-seeded Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina breezed through his opener in just 61 minutes, beating Germany's Mischa Zverev 6-1, 6-2. (more...)
Harry Kane staying at Tottenham to win titles: Mauricio Pochettino Harry Kane staying at Tottenham to win titles: Mauricio Pochettino
- March 01, 2018

And Raul , who scored more than 300 goals for Los Blancos, reckons that he could see the club making a move for Kane - although he admitted 24-year-old's future is still unclear. In 36 appearances across all competitions for Kane this season, he has netted on 35 occasions while providing a hat-trick of assists. "And this is not disrespecting Tottenham ". (more...)
LeBron James says NCAA is 'corrupt' LeBron James says NCAA is 'corrupt'
- March 01, 2018

Philly sponsored an LED billboard saying just how much they want James in their basketball team. "The scoring part is something I've kind of. if I can get two layups a quarter or three layups a quarter then I'm going to get over 10 points a game. (more...)
Jeff Franklin Ousted From 'Fuller House' Amidst Behavior Complaints Jeff Franklin Ousted From 'Fuller House' Amidst Behavior Complaints
- March 01, 2018

A spokesperson speaking on behalf of the enterprise stated they are "not renewing Jeff Franklin's production deal" and he won't work on the set of the series either. The accusations against Franklin include using verbally abusive language towards staffers and making sexually inappropriate comments about his private life. (more...)
Tim Lincecum Agrees To Deal With Rangers Tim Lincecum Agrees To Deal With Rangers
- March 01, 2018

While he has been a starter for most of his career, Lincecum could be used out of the bullpen and possibly become the team's closer , per Passan. It ended after nine starts with a 9.16 ERA. Lincecum threw 25 pitches out of the windup in a 10-minute session on February 15 and his fastball clocked in between 90-92 miles per hour, with others saying it even touched 93. (more...)
I deserve more respect for goal scoring record, says Romelu Lukaku I deserve more respect for goal scoring record, says Romelu Lukaku
- March 01, 2018

The Blues took a 32nd-minute lead through Willian before Lukaku equalised seven minutes later with his first EPL goal against a top-eight team. Pogba is said to be unhappy with his role under Mourinho and started the last-16 Champions League clash against Sevilla from the bench. (more...)
Draft expert picks ideal QB for Patriots in 2018 NFL Draft Video Draft expert picks ideal QB for Patriots in 2018 NFL Draft Video
- March 01, 2018

Mayock, a breathing encyclopedia when it comes to breaking down prospects, offered some insight on players that would make sense for the 49ers with their first-round selection. "Beyond that, the running back impact previous year was really good at the top end". There are also speculations that Darnold is the possible first overall pick for the upcoming draft. (more...)
Anthony Davis causes night terrors Anthony Davis causes night terrors
- March 01, 2018

Yes, you read that right. New Orleans Pelicans player Anthony Davis set the court on fire Monday night, with a career high with 53 points and 18 rebounds to cool off the Phoenix Suns . Davis helped the Pelicans pull back within single digits by halftime. The victory was the sixth straight for New Orleans (34-26), its longest winning streak since 2011. (more...)
Heavy rain, flooding possible in parts of Alabama this week Heavy rain, flooding possible in parts of Alabama this week
- March 01, 2018

Another concern is severe thunderstorm winds, according to forecasters. There's a chance for severe weather in Arkansas on Wednesday. Also, some county roads throughout the county have been washed out. "That's not to say there won't be localized flooding in other parts of the city, but the city has done a good job of making sure most of the drainage pipes aren't clogged". (more...)
Teen sexting on the rise, study finds Teen sexting on the rise, study finds
- March 01, 2018

In January 2018, police in Châteauguay, near Montreal, launched a campaign called ' targeted at students aged 12 to 17. Dr. Kreipe says sexting has become a public health risk to our children because you never know who is behind those messages. (more...)
US Open drops 18-hole playoff for TV purposes US Open drops 18-hole playoff for TV purposes
- March 01, 2018

Open previously used an 18-hole aggregate format, but the USGA wanted to make sure it crowned its champion at the end of four days of competition. "After receiving input from a variety of constituents, including players, fans, volunteers, officials and our broadcast partners, it clearly came across as something that everyone valued, and would benefit from". (more...)
Eric Holder sues Gov. Scott Walker for not holding special elections Eric Holder sues Gov. Scott Walker for not holding special elections
- March 01, 2018

On Monday, the National Redistricting Foundation, an affiliate of the Eric Holder-chaired National Democratic Redistricting Committee, sued Walker on behalf of eight Wisconsin voters, saying they had a right to representation in the state legislature that the governor was blocking. (more...)
Atletico Madrid-Carrasco-Gaitan,1st Ld-Writethru Atletico Madrid-Carrasco-Gaitan,1st Ld-Writethru
- March 01, 2018

And after strong interest from Daliam Yifang, the decision was taken by Atletico to release the pair to the Chinese club, for an undisclosed fee. Atletico have not confirmed a fee but reports in Spain have claimed Dalian Yifang have paid €30 million to acquire the Belgium global winger, with his former club Monaco set to get 25 percent of the sale. (more...)
No buyers for Rajinikanth's Kaala in Telugu No buyers for Rajinikanth's Kaala in Telugu
- March 01, 2018

Fans of actor Rajinikanth will have to wait one more day to watch the teaser of the Superstar's next release Kaala . Kaala Teaser Release Postponed :- Superstar Rajinikanth pinned all his hopes on his next outing titled Kaala . " Kaala " has been directed by Pa.Ranjith and Santhosh Narayanan has provided the music score. Some rumours hint that the project might also be released in Hindi as it has dialogues in Hindi, since Marathi as it's predominantly shot in Mumbai. (more...)
Roger Goodell Will Fine Jerry Jones 'Millions' For Challenging Contract Roger Goodell Will Fine Jerry Jones 'Millions' For Challenging Contract
- March 01, 2018

The "fine" isn't really a fine according to some, however. In November, Jones told his fellow owners that he was prepared to sue to stop them from finalizing Goodell's deal. The Cowboys also declined comment through public relations director Rich Dalrymple. "I'm gonna come after you with everything I have", Jones said. Elliott had been suspended by the league for six games before the season after the NFL investigated domestic-assault allegations. (more...)
California Man Charged With Raping 7 Women While Posing As Rideshare Driver California Man Charged With Raping 7 Women While Posing As Rideshare Driver
- March 01, 2018

Morales is facing 27 counts including forcible oral copulation, rape, sodomy and attempted kidnapping. A Sheriff's Department source confirmed Tuesday afternoon that none of the reports occurred in the Santa Clarita Valley; the District Attorney's Office and law enforcement officers remain tight-lipped about any of the circumstances surrounding the crime. (more...)
Duke Basketball: Blue Devils Fall In Blacksburg Duke Basketball: Blue Devils Fall In Blacksburg
- March 01, 2018

The Blue Devils knocked down 14 of their 16 free throws (87.5 percent), while the Orange had a turnover percentage of 23.1 (above their season average of 16.0). The game finished with a total of 126 points, which was 37.5 points below the projected point total of 163.5 points. "I thought we wouldn't get another chance". (more...)
Despite earlier reports, childhood obesity on rise Despite earlier reports, childhood obesity on rise
- March 01, 2018

Childhood obesity has become a serious public health concern due to the rising prevalence of the condition and its multiple adverse health effects are being recognized as a big threat to children. "It looks inviting, property values go up...when we think about it from a global perspective, addressing a lot of these factors does seem feasible more so than when it is something just in the context of obesity" Dr Skinner says. (more...)
CSAC revokes Jon Jones' license, fines him $205K for failed drug test CSAC revokes Jon Jones' license, fines him $205K for failed drug test
- March 01, 2018

Despite this clown show, CSAC executive officer Andy Foster still said he believed Jones had not knowingly taken Turinabol because the timing was off for him to use it during the fight and pass all of the other tests. After his "B-Sample" came back positive in September, the UFC chose to overturn his win to a no-contest. Jon Jones' MMA career isn't over, but it took a major hit on Tuesday. (more...)
Lion that killed woman was under care of South African 'lion whisperer' Lion that killed woman was under care of South African 'lion whisperer'
- March 01, 2018

According to BBC News , the woman was attacked just outside the game reserve in Hammanskraal town. However, the victim had sustained critical injuries and died at the scene. Eight elephants broke out of the same reserve a year ago. The incident is the country's second in the past month involving lions. The remains were found in the Ingwelala Private Nature Reserve, a private game reserve near the Kruger National Park, in northeastern South Africa . (more...)
NFL Player Arrested in Wrong Way Head-On Crash NFL Player Arrested in Wrong Way Head-On Crash
- March 01, 2018

Mahmood Suleiman, 21, was in the passenger seat of Donahue's auto and was also arrested for disorderly conduct. Donahue crashed head-on into a jitney bus at 2:00 am on Monday after driving the wrong way down New York City's very busy Lincoln Tunnel. (more...)

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