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Jones returns to captain Wales against France Jones returns to captain Wales against France
- March 18, 2018

Their only losses in that period have been to England twice, and Ireland . "Having a few more games under their belt, a win against Italy, they are showing some cohesion now, having been together for a number of games". Should Wales lose, France will go above them and Scotland and England could too - leaving them to match last year's fifth-place finish. "You've got to stop them from going forward, whether it is at the set-piece or stopping them from coming around the corner". (more...)
Mourinho accuses Manchester United of being scared to play Mourinho accuses Manchester United of being scared to play
- March 18, 2018

It is a relation with personality, is a relation to trust, is a relation to class. "When it is dark and cold, and in football that means a period of bad results or a bad result, not everybody has the confidence and personality to play really". (more...)
UFC London: Alexander Volkov Comes Back to KO Fabricio Werdum
- March 18, 2018

Werdum threw a few big kicks to open the second, but he quickly looked to get the action back down to the canvas. Werdum ate the shots and stayed patient. He took the back, but Volkov escaped and the two stood, even though Werdum obviously wanted to keep the fight on the ground. Volkov was trapped on his back for the majority of the round, eating blow after blow. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles release DE Vinny Curry Philadelphia Eagles release DE Vinny Curry
- March 18, 2018

When looking at the salary cap hit by position below, it is evident the Eagles are determined to build through the trenches, a philosophy that won Philadelphia their Super Bowl Championship in February. However, that doesn't paint the entire picture of Curry's effectiveness in 2017. The one drawback as it relates to signing Curry is that the veteran turns 30 in June, but the Colts already expressed interest in another soon-to-be 30 year old pass rusher , Adrian Clayborn , showing that ... (more...)
Mohammed Shami's IPL participation on hold Mohammed Shami's IPL participation on hold
- March 17, 2018

The BCCI has already withheld Shami's central contract in the wake of Jahan's allegations of domestic violence and infidelity against the pacer. Now in a new development, talking to India Today, Hasin Jahan said that she never accused Mohammed Shami of match-fixing. (more...)
Salah Scores Four As Liverpool Thrash Watford Salah Scores Four As Liverpool Thrash Watford
- March 17, 2018

The Egypt worldwide took his tally for the season to 36 in all competitions, scoring twice in each half, and providing a sensational assist to tee up Roberto Firmino for his goal in front of the Kop. Crystal Palace's survival hopes received a massive boost with a 2-0 win at Huddersfield, courtesy of goals from James Tomkins and Luka Milivojevic. (more...)
England rugby boss 'sorry' after Wales and Ireland slurs England rugby boss 'sorry' after Wales and Ireland slurs
- March 17, 2018

The 2016 and 2017 champions have now lost three games in a row after being beaten in only one of the previous 25 Tests since Jones took charge. At a business lecture on leadership in Japan a year ago, Jones referred to the Irish as "scummy" and Wales as a "little (expletive) place". (more...)
Eriksen double sees Tottenham through to FA Cup semi-finals Eriksen double sees Tottenham through to FA Cup semi-finals
- March 17, 2018

However, they did double their lead just before the break when Erik Lamela passed the ball into the net. Eriksen said: "It will be weird because it is our home stadium now for the season". Former Swansea forward Fernando Llorente squandered two close-range openings for Spurs after being brought on a substitute but it mattered little as Spurs comfortably sealed their place in the semi-finals of this competition for the second successive year. (more...)
West Brom boss Alan Pardew admits initiating board crisis talks West Brom boss Alan Pardew admits initiating board crisis talks
- March 17, 2018

While Palace remain hopeful of retaining their lucrative top-flight berth, bottom-of-the-table West Brom appear certain to slide into the Championship. West Brom have won just one league match since Pardew took charge in November, leading to increased media speculation about the Englishman's future at the Hawthorns. (more...)
All England Open 2018, PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamguchi, Highlights All England Open 2018, PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamguchi, Highlights
- March 17, 2018

PV Sindhu beat Nozomi Okuhara 20-22, 21-18, 21-18 in the quarter-final of All England Championships and enter the semis. Yamaguchi is chasing Sindhu around the court and she is a little faster too- she leads 9-7 now. Sindhu can't reach one after 51 shots. Sindhu is looking a little exhausted now- she still leads just 14-13 now. She will now take on the victor of the match between Carolina Marin and Akane Yamaguchi in the summit clash. (more...)
Kentucky's John Calipari mounts Buffalo charm offensive Kentucky's John Calipari mounts Buffalo charm offensive
- March 17, 2018

Kentucky will have to play much, much better than it did in getting by Davidson. "Kentucky is a very good team, as we all know", Buffalo guard Jeremy Harris said. They're well-coached. We understand it's going to be a hard game. Introduce them and don't give their year.' That's fine. [Nick] Perkins walked in as a freshman and was the leading scorer in the game against Miami. (more...)
Glen 'Big Baby' Davis arrested on charges of drug possession, distribution Glen 'Big Baby' Davis arrested on charges of drug possession, distribution
- March 17, 2018

In case you didn't know. . He won an National Basketball Association title in Boston in 2008. Davis played National Basketball Association with the Celtics, Magic and Clippers and at LSU in college. The ledger reportedly had names of people who owed money along with baggies for packaging the weed. which was from an L.A. wholesaler Davis told cops he was in business with. (more...)
Kasatkina beats Williams; Osaka upends Halep at Indian Wells Kasatkina beats Williams; Osaka upends Halep at Indian Wells
- March 17, 2018

Osaka's fortnight in Indian Wells has seen her defeat Maria Sharapova, Agnieszka Radwanska, Sachia Vickery, Karolina Pliskova and Halep so far, while Kasatkina's victims alongside Williams are Katerina Siniakova, Sloane Stephens, Caroline Wozniacki and Angelique Kerber. (more...)
Stoke City's Mame Diouf in contention for Everton tie Stoke City's Mame Diouf in contention for Everton tie
- March 17, 2018

The Potters find themselves in 19 place in the Premier League table, but are just a point shy of escaping the relegation zone. It is different for Stoke , who have become draw specialists under Paul Lambert . Only West Ham have conceded more than the 56 the Potters have shipped in the league this campaign but are in possession of the worst goal difference after 30 fixtures. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur Target Leaving Future In Hands of Agents Tottenham Hotspur Target Leaving Future In Hands of Agents
- March 17, 2018

If not, all that happiness will transform into sadness. "This is probably a more important game for Pochettino than it would have been following Tottenham's exit from the Champions League and I would expect him to go with a strong line-up, especially as we are heading into an worldwide break", Lawrenson told BBC Sport . (more...)
Instant analysis of Colts' trade with Jets in 2018 NFL Draft Instant analysis of Colts' trade with Jets in 2018 NFL Draft
- March 17, 2018

The Bills signed former Bengals quarterback AJ McCarron to a two-year worth $10 million this week, but that's "bridge quarterback" money and certainly doesn't preclude them from grabbing one of the top college prospects in this draft. Call it desperation or call it Plan B, but the New York Jets are moving up in the draft . So whether it's Sam Darnold , Josh Allen , Josh Rosen or Baker Mayfield the Jets are seeking, they're in a good position to land one of them. (more...)
Klopp: Pool-Man City is dream draw for Man United fans Klopp: Pool-Man City is dream draw for Man United fans
- March 17, 2018

Commenting on Liverpool's league fixture against Watford , Klopp said the Hornets' performance against Arsenal despite losing 3-0 should not be overlooked. "We don't know each other really well so it is not like the relationship I have with David Wagner (Huddersfield manager).That is a friendship and it is not like that". (more...)
Kasatkina beats Venus to reach Indian Wells final Kasatkina beats Venus to reach Indian Wells final
- March 17, 2018

Naomi Osaka, Japan, def. Simona Halep (1), Romania, 6-3, 6-0. But it was nothing compared to Osaka, who continued to respond to everything thrown at her as she broke again for a 5-3 advantage before serving out the set. She owns wins over all four current Grand Slam titleholders in the previous year. I played okay until 4-3 but then I just went out. The Russian, also 20, continued her sparkling run of form earlier in the evening when she outlasted American veteran Venus in a three-set ... (more...)
Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict Facing Four-Game Suspension For Using PEDs Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict Facing Four-Game Suspension For Using PEDs
- March 17, 2018

He has also compiled $303,637 in fines from the National Football League due to on-field incidents ranging from hitting defenceless players to flipping a middle finger to the crowd. Missing four games will cost him a total of $896,470. The Bengals, who signed Burfict to a three-year, $38.68 million deal before last season, may now be looking at more time lost for their troublesome linebacker. (more...)
Teen is lone student to walk out at Wilson school Teen is lone student to walk out at Wilson school
- March 17, 2018

He said the school superintendent affirmed his decision when he returned after 17 minutes. He asked his Spanish class teacher for permission and went out quietly. Blackman posted a video to Twitter saying "like six people" would hopefully watch it. Another person from Sandy Hook Elementary School appreciated the young man's effort. (more...)
Messi majestic in Chelsea defeat Messi majestic in Chelsea defeat
- March 17, 2018

Like Tottenham , Chelsea's only title chance is the FA Cup. It won't be easy. Should Antonio Conte get the sack after the FA Cup Quarterfinals against Leicester if the team loses? "They want to fight a lot and in the game at home we suffered a lot, they run a lot and have unsafe players". (more...)
Spain coach Julen Lopetegui makes big Alvaro Morata claim Spain coach Julen Lopetegui makes big Alvaro Morata claim
- March 17, 2018

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte refused to defend Alvaro Morata after the forward was dropped from Spain's squad for upcoming friendlies. "He will have an extraordinary end to his season and will have great numbers to make it to the World Cup". (more...)
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: 'Leicester City have unsafe players' Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: 'Leicester City have unsafe players'
- March 17, 2018

At the moment, we can merely hope that it doesn't come to this kind of situation and that Chelsea find themselves in the top four come the end of May. "It won't be easy". Conte has rotated his options in previous rounds, beating Norwich, Newcastle and Hull to reach the quarter finals. We can do better in every aspect. (more...)
Jose Altuve Nearing Five-Year, $150 Million Extension With Astros Jose Altuve Nearing Five-Year, $150 Million Extension With Astros
- March 17, 2018

Needless to say, it's richly deserved. The Astros are about to lock up the first half of the most important part of their roster, the middle infield. The 27-year-old had a career season in 2017, hitting.346 with 24 home runs and 81 RBIs over 153 games. The team's investment in Altuve signals to its fans that ownership is willing to spend money to keep a great team on the field. (more...)
Tyrann Mathieu signs one-year deal with Houston Texans Tyrann Mathieu signs one-year deal with Houston Texans
- March 17, 2018

Mathieu also returns to the Gulf Coast after becoming an All-American at LSU. He earned both Pro Bowl and All-Pro nods with the team back in 2015. Arizona made a decision to release Mathieu on Wednesday when the two sides couldn't come together on a restructured contract. (more...)
Seahawks sign ex-Panthers tight end Ed Dickson Seahawks sign ex-Panthers tight end Ed Dickson
- March 17, 2018

The Seattle Seahawks have found a replacement for Jimmy Graham: Ed Dickson . Dickson, 30, became the go-to tight end for the Carolina Panthers last season when Greg Olson went down with a foot injury. Brown has caught two of his nine career touchdowns against the Seahawks, including a 25-yarder in the season finale a year ago that helped key Arizona's 26-24 win over Seattle at CenturyLink Field. (more...)
Try as he might, Michael Porter Jr. couldn't save Missouri from itself Try as he might, Michael Porter Jr. couldn't save Missouri from itself
- March 17, 2018

And when asked by reporters why he was playing, he answered with a logic that belies the fact that, while he's an elite athlete who will imminently make millions, he's also still a 19-year-old kid who sees his team and his friends and a challenge and a chance to do something big: He said , "I just wanted to - if I could help the team - help the team". (more...)
Ferdinand explains the difference between Messi & Ronaldo Ferdinand explains the difference between Messi & Ronaldo
- March 17, 2018

During the return leg played at the Nou Camp earlier this week, Messi had an argument with the referee of the game Damir Skomina. Messi led Barcelona in their win over Chelsea scoring first in the third minute - which was the fastest goal of his career. (more...)
Twitter reacts to Texas' first-round loss to Nevada Twitter reacts to Texas' first-round loss to Nevada
- March 17, 2018

It was a school-record eighth overtime game for the Longhorns, who were 3-5 in those games. Nevada , one of the nation's top three-point shooting teams, suffered through an uncharacteristically cold-shooting first half. In the second half, with Stephens finding a good shooting rhythm on the perimeter, both Martins attacking Texas' multiple uses of zone defense with dribble penetration and Caroline aggressively taking the ball on the dribble to Bamba, Nevada was able to rally from a ... (more...)
Liverpool-Man City dominates UCL draw Liverpool-Man City dominates UCL draw
- March 17, 2018

The first leg will take place at Anfield on 4 April, with the return on 10 April. 50-yer-old German football manager Klopp now thinks the draw which paired his side against Manchester City will be a good news for all Manchester United fans. (more...)

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