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Vettel and Hamilton Expect Rivalry to Heat Up Vettel and Hamilton Expect Rivalry to Heat Up
- March 05, 2018

Vettel has quietly gone about his business during the weather-affected first test, racking up the laps and setting the second quickest time behind Hamilton in testing so far. But the Belgian was the only driver to use the fastest hyper-soft tyre, which is four grades softer - and in the region of at least two seconds faster - than the medium the Briton used to set his time. (more...)
Italian footballer Davide Astori found dead in hotel room Italian footballer Davide Astori found dead in hotel room
- March 05, 2018

Astori, 31, who was reportedly set to sign a new contract this month in order to remain at the club until the end of his career, passed away hours before their scheduled clash with Udinese at the Dacia Arena on Sunday. "It is odd that such a thing should happen to a professional who is so closely monitored without there being any warning signs". Astori's body was taken to a hospital in Udine for an autopsy. (more...)
Henry ready to step in for Wenger Henry ready to step in for Wenger
- March 05, 2018

The former Chelsea goalkeeper is now 11 Premier League games without a clean sheet since recording his 199th against Newcastle in mid-December. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang pulled a goal back for Arsenal two minutes before half-time, but the Gunners were unable to build on that and salvage the game. (more...)
Petr Cech Brutally Blames Himself on Twitter For Arsenal's Defeat at Brighton Petr Cech Brutally Blames Himself on Twitter For Arsenal's Defeat at Brighton
- March 05, 2018

They now prepare for a crucial game in the Europa League in Milan on Thursday as it looks like being their only route into the Champions League for next season. Veteran goalkeeper Cech took the unusual step of taking to Twitter shortly after the full-time whistle, claiming full responsibility for the loss and saying that he needed to work harder to prevent costing his team in such a way. (more...)
Former Man Utd star impressed with progress under Mourinho Former Man Utd star impressed with progress under Mourinho
- March 05, 2018

Pogba's agent, Mino Raiola, however, shot down the narrative yesterday . Liverpool has been giving stiff competition to the Old Trafford outfit for the runners-up position since the league leaders Manchester City have an unassailable lead at the top of the table. (more...)
Conor McGregor Reacts To Frankie Edgar's KO Loss At UFC 222 Conor McGregor Reacts To Frankie Edgar's KO Loss At UFC 222
- March 05, 2018

Much like Edgar's fight with Yair Rodriguez a year ago at UFC 211, this is a potential changing of the guard, as the veteran standout once again lines up opposite a surging youngster looking to take the next step in his progression. For Edgar, however, the future is a bit more unclear. Well, Ortega decked Edgar with a vicious, standing elbow in the opening round of their fight, and finished the fight with a flurry of punches. (more...)
ACC Tournament Preview: Players to watch ACC Tournament Preview: Players to watch
- March 05, 2018

The Hurricanes are 14-12 All-Time in the ACC Tournament. After falling to the No. 5 ranked Notre Dame by a 90-80 score in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament, No. If North Carolina is to do well in the ACC tournament, which could include a potential semifinal rematch with Duke, look for strong performances from Luke Maye as a key reason. (more...)
Why Is Everyone Freaking Out Over Josh Allen? Why Is Everyone Freaking Out Over Josh Allen?
- March 05, 2018

Twitter was ablaze Saturday morning with videos and comments on Allen's torrid performance. In fact, on one pass he threw the ball almost 70 yards from the 10-yard line past the opposite 25-yard line, leading to the first crowd eruption at the combine. (more...)
Thierry Henry Admits He Would Say Yes To Arsenal If Approached Thierry Henry Admits He Would Say Yes To Arsenal If Approached
- March 05, 2018

Asked if he thought he could turn the tide he said: 'yes because I've done it before. Arsenal have now gone 11 Premier League games without a clean sheet, their worst run since February 2002, with Petr Cech stuck on 199 clean sheets in the division. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic: A move to MLS 'tempting'
- March 05, 2018

It will come as a crushing blow to the 22-year-old, who has been in and out of the starting XI all season. He told Swedish newspaper Expressen (h/t the Mirror's Alex Richards ): "I did not know that several Swedes went to MLS". Ibrahimovic would not like to admit that he is approaching the end of his career, as he has a massive ego. Ibrahimovic, Sweden's greatest-ever player, easily would surpass former Seattle Sounders and Chicago Fire winger Freddie Ljungerg as the most prominent ... (more...)
Cavs center Tristan Thompson to miss several games due to sprained ankle Cavs center Tristan Thompson to miss several games due to sprained ankle
- March 05, 2018

Kevin Love was already out with a fractured left hand suffered in January, stretching Cleveland's frontcourt depth even thinner. However, overnight he suffered increased significant swelling and the Cavs diagnosed him with a right ankle sprain. (more...)
Adam Rippon Brings Moschino Bondage to the Oscars Adam Rippon Brings Moschino Bondage to the Oscars
- March 05, 2018

The athlete added a touch of shine with his leather bow tie and shiny black loafers. But thankfully, Adam Rippon's Oscars appearance is making us take notice. Adam arrived at the Academy Awards with Mirai Nigasu, who wore an incredible blue gown. Fellow Olympian Lindsey Vonn also attended the award show, wearing a look that appeared to be inspired by Lady Gaga's goth Grammys moment . (more...)
DE Curry's contract too much for Eagles DE Curry's contract too much for Eagles
- March 05, 2018

However, the Eagles must get below the salary cap threshold prior to the new league-year beginning. According to a report the Philadelphia Eagles are working to keep defensive end Vinny Curry in midnight green next season. He still has $6 million in dead cap after signing a lucrative five-year deal in 2016, but this move still allows Philly some needed leeway to make other moves and shore up areas of need on its roster. (more...)
Kobe Bryant wins Oscar for Best Animated Short Film Kobe Bryant wins Oscar for Best Animated Short Film
- March 05, 2018

The two superstars won three championships together from 2000-02, and formed one of the best duos in National Basketball Association history. The former Los Angeles Laker arrived in the press room to a near standing ovation and was swamped with questions. (more...)
Guardiola: It's not easy when Chelsea defend with nine in the box
- March 05, 2018

Such was City's control of the game that the team didn't miss injured holding midfielder Fernandinho, who has been a crucial figure for Guardiola this season. "I am not so stupid to play against Manchester City open and to lose 3-0 or 4-0", Conte told reporters. The manager must have put it in their minds to sit back. (more...)
Ruthless Man City march on as Chelsea woes continue
- March 05, 2018

Ilkay Gundogan made the most passes with 174 - one of which proved key to Bernardo Silva's 46th-minute victor - while Oleksandr Zinchenko had an accuracy of 96.7 per cent from 152 passes. Sometimes it is more complicated when teams are aggressive but we spoke about moving the ball quick, one or two touches, and controlling the counter-attack from Hazard, Willian and Pedro because they are so good at it. (more...)
Aldon smith involved in domestic violence incident, fled scene before police arrived Aldon smith involved in domestic violence incident, fled scene before police arrived
- March 05, 2018

Saturday night at a residence on the 600 block of Bush Street. Smith allegedly left the home before officers arrived. Smith was released by the San Francisco 49ers in 2015 following a DUI arrest. Oakland Raiders defensive end Aldon Smith (99) last played in 2015. Smith told reporters that he had "done nothing wrong" in the incident. The team can have no contact with Smith, who has continued to have legal problems. (more...)
Manchester City's march to the title continues with win over Chelsea
- March 05, 2018

Ultimately, the most important number for City was 18 - the record points lead it holds after 29 games thanks to Bernardo Silva's victor just 33 seconds into the second half. But neither the French forward nor Morata , who came on in the final minute, made an impact with only an optimistic effort from Marcos Alonso in stoppage-time which flew wide troubling City's underworked defence. (more...)
Man City defeat Chelsea 1-0, strengthen grip on EPL top spot
- March 05, 2018

We have 76 points. The Italian also explained why he adopted the tactics he used against rampaging Pep Guardiola's side. BC-SOC-English Roundup, 1st Ld-Writethru, 721Chelsea, Arsenal set to miss out in EPL's top-4 raceAP Photo AMB810, XDMV117, XDMV134, XDMV139Eds: Updates with detail, quotes. (more...)
Birmingham City sack manager Steve Cotterill and backroom staff Birmingham City sack manager Steve Cotterill and backroom staff
- March 05, 2018

The former Leeds and Swansea pairing will have just 11 games to drag their new side away from the clutching mire of a relegation battle. "The club is delighted to have secured the services of one of the game's brightest young managers", Birmingham said in a statement. (more...)
NFL Combine: Mike Gesicki surges and Winners and Losers from Day 2 NFL Combine: Mike Gesicki surges and Winners and Losers from Day 2
- March 05, 2018

Vertical jump: Gesicki's sweep of Saturday's tight-end competition included a 41.5-inch vertical jump, which was the best for the first two days of the combine. His production in college doesn't stack up with numerous great young running backs now in the NFL , and a quarterback-driven league doesn't generally warrant drafting a running back with an early first round pick. (more...)
Seeded Loyola pulls away in final 5 minutes to beat Northern Iowa Seeded Loyola pulls away in final 5 minutes to beat Northern Iowa
- March 05, 2018

Loyola answered with its second 7-0 run of the half, pushing ahead to a nine-point, 36-27 halftime advantage. Bennett Koch had a game-high 20 points, Rhodes had nine points and nine assists, and Klint Carlson grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds. (more...)
Elgar fit to bat in South Africa's rescue mission Elgar fit to bat in South Africa's rescue mission
- March 05, 2018

The pitch was slowly deteriorating, and reverse swing and spin were becoming big factors for the batsmen to try and negotiate. Morkel's second wicket came at a price with Elgar's sharp catch at cover to dismiss Mitchell Starc resulting in yet another injury concern for the hosts. (more...)
Howard Hughes Corp (HHC) Shares Bought by California Public Employees Retirement System
- March 04, 2018

The stock decreased 0.34% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $127.76. The stock of The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE: HHC ) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, March 30 by Sandler O'Neill. Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Howard Hughes from a "strong sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. (more...)
Tony Carr struggles as Penn State's run ends in Big Ten semifinals Tony Carr struggles as Penn State's run ends in Big Ten semifinals
- March 04, 2018

Robinson missed the free throw, but MI maintained its course. This is a rivalry game, and to top things off, the Wolverines already beat the Spartans the first time this year in East Lansing. Bridges (16.9 points) reached the 20-point mark for the 11th time in his sophomore campaign after finishing with 20 against the Badgers and he needs only two more points to become the 49th player in program history to reach 1,000 for his career. (more...)
Police investigate reports of London explosion Police investigate reports of London explosion
- March 04, 2018

Police said they are not treating the incident as terror related. Officers, the London Fire Brigade and the London Ambulance Service were called to Farnham Road at around 1.30pm today (Sunday, March 4). In a tweet Havering police said pedestrians and motorists should avoid the area, adding that updates on injuries would follow. "At this early stage officers are unable to confirm the cause of the explosion but enquires are under way". (more...)
Killed In Kashmir, Army Says Were Aiding Terrorist Also Shot Dead Killed In Kashmir, Army Says Were Aiding Terrorist Also Shot Dead
- March 04, 2018

The check post manned by army personnel was sacked upon after they signalled a vehicle to stop, a security official told news agency PTI . "Body of the militant was recovered along with a weapon", he said, adding, "Three OGWs accompanying the militant in a vehicle were also found dead". (more...)
ACG Wealth Sells 1929 Shares of Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS)
- March 04, 2018

Cook & Bynum Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Wal for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $262.97B market cap company. Usa Fincl Portformulas Corporation holds 0.25% or 10,210 shares. Jane Street Gp Ltd Liability owns 0% invested in Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) for 18,877 shares. (more...)
Eden Hazard names the three best players in the Premier League Eden Hazard names the three best players in the Premier League
- March 04, 2018

Hazard comes from a somewhat unique position as someone who has played with two of the three contenders, being an worldwide teammate of De Bruyne and playing alongside Salah during the Egyptian's brief time with Chelsea . Further, he highlighted that his team-mate from the national team and the current Manchester City man as the best amongst the trio. Every time he has the ball at his feet he can do something magic. (more...)
New York Jets: Three things to watch during today's NFL Combine workouts New York Jets: Three things to watch during today's NFL Combine workouts
- March 04, 2018

Over the years, it's evolved into a fan friendly event as the National Football League opens the doors a little more each year. It happens at almost every combine but this year Jones was the unlucky recipient of an injury. Bailey and Alexis cheered on NFL Network's Ian Rapoport as he pumped iron on the mock bench press . "She's obviously been working out", he said. (more...)

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