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Author: 0 Wayne Rooney confirms he will stay at Manchester United

Chinese clubs said to be interested in Rooney, United's all-time leading scorer, included Guangzhou Evergrande, Beijing Guoan, Jiangsu Suning and Tianjin Quanjian and speculation over the experienced forward's future has intensified in recent weeks with Rooney, whose current United contract runs until mid-2018, often sidelined by manager Jose Mourinho.

Author: 0 Kim Jong-nam killed by chemical weapon, say Malaysian police

VX is the most lethal of nerve agents, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . VX is a chemical nerve agent originally developed as a pesticide in the 1950s. Kim, 45, died shortly after appearing to be attacked by two women at Kuala Lumpur airport where he was waiting to board a flight to Macau. "You don't make VX in a kitchen lab", he said, as quoted by the Wall Street Journal (paywall).

Sport Kristaps Porzingis Reportedly Will Miss 'Several Days' with Ankle Injury
Author: 0 Kristaps Porzingis Reportedly Will Miss 'Several Days' with Ankle Injury

He ranks 310th in the National Basketball Association and ninth among Knicks players with a -1.0 nERD on the season. The Knicks are 23-35 for the season so far and only 9-20 on the road. In fact, the unresolved beef between the two sides may be why Oakley was very vague when he was asked which team he wanted to win on Thursday. The Warriors went on to score 50 points in the third quarter, with the final three points coming when Curry just heaved up a three at the buzzer.

Sport Transgender Wrestler from Euless Participating in State Tournament
Author: 0 Transgender Wrestler from Euless Participating in State Tournament

When Beggs took to the mat against his first opponent in the state tournament, it was all business. According to the rules, he must compete as the gender listed on his birth certificate and inter-gender matches are also not permitted. Beggs has revealed his desire to compete against boys. "I don't think... like I wouldn't be upset or anything like that if she were to compete over our daughter", Valerie Hernandez said .

Author: 0 Past Quarters Analysis for Endo International plc (NASDAQ:ENDP)

The stock traded with the volume of 5.93 Million shares in the last trading session. Canaccord Genuity Initiates Coverage On Endo International plc (NASDAQ:ENDP)'s stock to Hold with no specific Price Target. Endo International plc (NASDAQ:ENDP) declined 3.88% yesterday to close its trading session at $13.39. Endo International plc (NASDAQ:ENDP) topped its 52-week high price of $54.79 on Feb 26, 2016 and 52-Week Low Price of $11.37 on Jan 30, 2017.

Author: 0 Bulls trade Doug McDermott and Taj Gibson to Thunder

Kiwi NBA star Steven Adams may have a new frontcourt ally on the Oklahoma City roster, with reports that the Thunder have dealt for Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson just moments before today's trade deadline expired. In his eighth National Basketball Association season, Gibson has a reputation of being a pro's pro, which should be beneficial for the growth of a mostly young Thunder roster.

Author: 0 Blues extend Berglund, consider Shattenkirk options

Although Berglund hasn't scored in the last four games, he has tallied 16 of his 17 goals in the last 30 games and posted a hat trick back on February 11 versus the Montreal Canadiens . Berglund's new deal is for five years and is worth $19.25 million. In 615 career games, he has registered 145 goals and 286 points with a plus-17 rating.

Author: 0 Sevilla Vs. Leicester City Live Stream

O'Neill is now hoping they will display similar spirit when they resume their league campaign, with Claudio Ranieri's side in a awful run of form and in real danger of dropping into the Championship just a year on from their remarkable title triumph.

Sport MLB Is Reportedly Introducing An Automatic Intentional Walk
Author: 0 MLB Is Reportedly Introducing An Automatic Intentional Walk

I personally endorse the move. "We've had a great experience with it in minor league baseball". Before the game, the Red Sox had used Facebook Live to show the grounds crew preparing the field . Some online commenters made the case that the rule change will be so inconsequential, it's hardly worth it. "I'm firmly convinced that our fans - both our avid fans and casual fans - want us to respond to and manage the change that's going on in the game".

Author: 0 Canucks hit with mumps virus

On Friday afternoon the Vancouver Canucks announced that "several" players have symptoms of the viral infection, with one confirmed case. Benning confirmed that defenseman Troy Stecher is the only player with a confirmed test result. The infection causes swelling and tenderness in the glands, along with flu-like symptoms of a fever and soreness. Here is a reminder of how the virus manifests from the Health Authority - "Mumps is a virus that causes swollen and tender glands, particularly the ...

Sport Ellen DeGeneres Gives Enormous Gift - 4-Year College Tuitions
Author: 0 Ellen DeGeneres Gives Enormous Gift - 4-Year College Tuitions

At the beginning of February, DeGeneres had two teachers from Brooklyn's Summit Academy Charter School on the show, and they talked about how their school is in one of Brooklyn's most under-served areas, where just 4% of the adults in the community have gone to college.

Sport Stars send Eaves to Ducks for second round pick
Author: 0 Stars send Eaves to Ducks for second round pick

Anaheim is the sixth National Hockey League franchise for Eaves, who has been in Dallas since 2014. The 32-year-old Eaves has played for the Ottawa Senators , Hurricanes, Detroit Red Wings , Nashville Predators and Stars in a 12-season career.

Author: 0 Mayweather vs McGregor prediction

Floyd Mayweather wanted one gift for his 40th birthday in L.A. Thursday night. not to have to talk about Conor McGregor . the question is, did he get it? UFC interim-lightweight title challenger Tony Ferguson spoke on ESPN recently about his fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov, the ever-present speculation about Floyd Mayweather versus Conor McGregor , as well as how he himself would defeat the Irishman if they met inside the octagon.

Sport Pat Perez doesn't think Tiger Woods plays again this year
Author: 0 Pat Perez doesn't think Tiger Woods plays again this year

In fact, Perez, said "it sucks" to see Woods like this and he actually thought the 41-year-old might be done with golf by this time because he had already accomplished too much. "If he doesn't play Augusta, then it's over, " Perez said. Reached Thursday by ESPN.com, Perez emphasized that he wants to see Woods play again at some point, noting at the same time that he has received criticism for having an opinion.

Sport Chiefs awarded four compensatory picks in 2017 draft
Author: 0 Chiefs awarded four compensatory picks in 2017 draft

Maccagnan now has seven picks in the 2017 draft: Two in the third round and one each in every round except the fourth. The Browns were awarded their third-round pick for losing Alex Mack (along with five other players) while adding only DeMario Davis .

Sport Leicester show 'big heart' to keep hopes alive in Seville: Claudio Ranieri
Author: 0 Leicester show 'big heart' to keep hopes alive in Seville: Claudio Ranieri

Leicester went in at the break lucky to be trailing 1-0 as the Spanish side were in the ascendancy. When asked if he had any regrets about not joining Arsenal in the close season, Vardy said: "No regrets whatsoever". This is the first competitive encounter between Sevilla and Leicester . United's group stage opponents Fenerbahçe were knocked out of the competition by drawing 1-1 with FC Krasnodar, losing 2-1 on aggregate.

Sport Oakley to attend Knicks' game in Cleveland
Author: 0 Oakley to attend Knicks' game in Cleveland

Well, the Knicks have to hope they get going beginning Saturday when they host the Sixers. According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, LeBron James said he called Oakley to check on him and he followed it up by saying "Charles Oakley for president".

Sport Jose Mourinho Reveals Man Utd Injury Boost Ahead of EFL Cup Final
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Reveals Man Utd Injury Boost Ahead of EFL Cup Final

One is the Europa League but we know we are in the last 32, not even the last eight or four, so there is a long way to go. For this to avoid becoming a huge story then Jose Mourinho will need to take it on the chin and deal with the fixture inconvenience quietly and respectfully...

Author: 0 Jamie Vardy: How Leicester Can Achieve Champions League Glory

They have endured a dismal season in the defence of their Premier league title, lying 17th in the standings and just one pint above the relegation zone. "If we win, something could change". Juventus also have one foot in the Champions League quarter-finals with a 2-0 win away to 10-man Porto this evening.

Sport Jazz Reach Out To Mavs On Trading For Deron Williams
Author: 0 Jazz Reach Out To Mavs On Trading For Deron Williams

Of his 12 seasons in the National Basketball Association, the Williams has spent just 4.5 seasons in the Eastern Conference, from 2011-2015, with the Brooklyn Nets (and formerly the New Jersey Nets). The Cavaliers' also need another playmaker, which that has prompted LeBron James to express public concern. The former star point guard has been the subject of much buyout speculation.

Sport Ronald Koeman: Position change boosting Barkley
Author: 0 Ronald Koeman: Position change boosting Barkley

Midfielders James McCarthy and Kevin Mirallas have also trained this week while Dominic Calvert-Lewin will rejoin the group on Tuesday. EVERTON stars have admitted they will need to be ready for Sunderland as the visitors will be "fighting for their lives" when David Moyes returns to his old stomping ground this weekend.

Author: 0 Vardy goal gives Leicester hope in ECL

Wes Morgan brought down Joaquin Correa inside the penalty area, but the Argentine's spot kick was tame and Schmeichel was able to make the save low down to his right. The English global has seen a dip in his form this season but he is more than capable of rising to the occasion in this match and scoring a vital goal.

Sport Major League Baseball changes intentional walk rule requiring only dugout signal
Author: 0 Major League Baseball changes intentional walk rule requiring only dugout signal

But congratulations to baseball for cutting one minute one out of every three games, in the middle of a 162-game season. Intentional walks are almost automatic as is - but not entirely, as the lowlight reel below will remind you. Tony Clark , head of MLBPA, and Manfred have traded barbs back-and-forth over proposed changes to the game, including alterations to the strike zone and reduced mound visits.

Author: 0 Claudio Ranieri sacked by Leicester

But with the Foxes just a point above the relegation zone in the league this term, the club's owners opted to sack the Italian on Thursday. Even in the precarious world of football management, Ranieri's fall from favour was extraordinary and managers expressed their solidarity on Friday.

Author: 0 Steph's buzzer-beater caps off 50-point quarter for Warriors

That surely was the case during the Warriors' 123-113 victory over LA at Oracle Arena. Since beating Golden State in the first round of the 2014 playoffs, the Clippers have lost 10 of their last 11 regular-season meetings against the Warriors , including their past nine and all three matchups this season.

Author: 0 Honda F1's Fernando Alonso: We believe we can win

Orange returned to the cars for a number of one-off testing liveries, but will now feature prominently on this year's MCL32 race auto. "I am 100% committed to win and if I can win this year it's better than next year". Fernando Alonso said podium finishes would "probably not" be enough to satisfy him this year but he is realistic about McLaren's expectations. "So all the ingredients are there to become very competitive - hopefully very soon".

Sport Kyle Walker Says Mauricio Pochettino Has Created the Perfect Team
Author: 0 Kyle Walker Says Mauricio Pochettino Has Created the Perfect Team

It seemed only a matter of time before Spurs grabbed a third, even with 10 men, but instead, it was Gent who snatched a crucial second away goal through Jeremy Perbet in the 82nd minute that put the tie to bed. "I felt it was a really hard tackle but then, in the moment, you turn the button and try to focus on the game". We started maybe one or two years ago to try to build a new team, mentality and philosophy.

Sport Injured 76ers rookie Ben Simmons won't play this season
Author: 0 Injured 76ers rookie Ben Simmons won't play this season

He is expected to join Sixers standout Joel Embiid in an effort to push the Philadelphia franchise back to the prominence it once held during Allen Iverson's tenure years ago. Let him recover completely before he makes his National Basketball Association debut next season. Saric has been the driving force for the Sixers' past four wins and seemed to cement himself as a crucial part of this rebuild.

Author: 0 Cousins, Davis play first game as Pelicans teammates

Here's his first bucket with New Orleans. "With a couple dominant guys in the post, I just wanted to throw it into the post and let them play". Cousins and Davis are already in sync when it comes to a nickname, coined by Cousins: "Fire and Ice".

Author: 0 76ers deal Noel to Dallas Mavericks

Noel's now former teammates had a strong reaction to his departure. But the Mavericks traded for Noel wanting him as a part of the future, too. He wants to start. "He's always ready for jokes, he's always ready to enjoy every moment". "Ersan is a true professional whose daily examples of hard work, focus and consistency have helped facilitate the ongoing growth of our program and culture", 76ers president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo said.

Author: 0 Jamie Vardy goal throws Leicester a lifeline against Sevilla

Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri heaped praise on the Europa League holders, who have won five European trophies in the last decade, and confessed his love for the city of Seville , the scene of a King's Cup triumph when he was in charge of Valencia in 1999.

Sport Jedrzejczyk to defend title vs. Andrade at UFC 211
Author: 0 Jedrzejczyk to defend title vs. Andrade at UFC 211

Jedrzejczyk confirmed the 115-pound championship bout on Thursday. Jedrzejczyk (13-0) is coming off a win over Polish compatriot Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC 2015 in November. The Brazilian has been sensational since changing weight classes with dominant performances against Penne, Joanna Calderwood and Angela Hill . No one has been able to wrest the belt from "Joanna Champion" in four tries, but Andrade on paper looks to be her most hard opponent yet.

Sport Pelicans Lose in Cousins' Debut
Author: 0 Pelicans Lose in Cousins' Debut

Not anything that we hadn't seen sitting on the other bench. "It's unfortunate, man", Cousins said. He'll be unable to do so with another team when he enters free agency next season. Davis leads in three major statistical categories: points (27.7), rebounds (11.9) and blocks (2.5). Since the New Orleans Pelicans could not trade him away, they have waived him instead.

Sport Basketball - James triple-double lifts Cavs over Knicks
Author: 0 Basketball - James triple-double lifts Cavs over Knicks

James dished out eight assists, scored six points, and grabbed six boards as Cleveland's surprisingly strong second unit of him, Derrick Williams (10 points), Jefferson, Korver, and Frye controlled the quarter. Because he didn't play in the fourth quarter, he fell two points shy of scoring at least 25 for the sixth-consecutive game. "We're playing good basketball", James said.

Author: 0 Arsenal star linked with a move to Spain

But something that will work in Barcelona's favour is the fact that Bellerin progressed through the youth ranks at La Masia from 2003 to 2011 before signing for Arsenal . Instead, Enrique attempted to fill the position by converting winger Sergio Roberto into a defender. A recent report in Spanish publication Sport even claimed that the Spaniard is exhausted of playing in defence and has been reassured he will be moved back into midfield next season.

Sport Gophers 89, Maryland 75
Author: 0 Gophers 89, Maryland 75

Maryland went to a press late, but there wasn't anything Mark Turgeon's team could do. Playing in this building is very challenging. "I don't know if we're a better team , but we're such a mentally tougher team ". His 3-pointer started a 14-3 run that ended with 10 straight points for Maryland, which took a 21-17 lead. But Maryland could not contend with Mason and Springs.

Author: 0 Europa League last 16 draw

The two legs will take place on March 9 and March 16. Manchester United, AS Roma , Ajax and Lyon will be the biggest draws and the top clubs will be keen to avoid each other at this stage of the competition. Spurs, meanwhile, were dumped out of Europe's second competition at Wembley last night with a 2-2 draw against a fairly mediocre Gent side. Manchester United too because they are quite strong at Old Trafford.

Author: 0 Bilic: Watford will be facing a different West Ham

Masuaku is back in full training following a knee injury, while fellow defenders Havard Nordtveit, Sam Byram and Alvaro Arbeloa are also available again. "A similar thing happened last year, he was great at the beginning of the year, against Southampton and Liverpool he slaughtered them, but then he got injured and was out for a few weeks".

Author: 0 Pelicans' DeMarcus Cousins to switch jersey number from 15 to 0

His F-bombs resounded clearly. "I don't regret anything", Cousins added. Adjusting his actions on the court is something Cousins has called a process , one that needs to kick in immediately for the Pelicans . Every family in this city matters to me; every soul in this city matters to me. He had no idea that he was being traded. The Kings now have one of the worst rosters in the league, and they'll probably be looking to sell off even more parts to facilitate a new ground-up rebuild.

Author: 0 76ers kick off trade-deadline craze by dealing other big man

In an instant like Noel's, the Mavericks would most likely have to surrender a draft asset rather than receive one to get Noel. His rookie contract is worth $14.3 million over three seasons and comes with a cap hit of $4.7 million each season.

Author: 0 You might be able to watch MLB games on Facebook this year

Not exactly. Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred seems intent on making a much more comprehensive attempt to get the average time of game under three hours, including changing the dimensions of the strike zone , tightening the replay process and perhaps eventually going to a pitch clock.

Author: 0 Man Utd boss Mourinho tells Ranieri: They can't delete you

The affable Ranieri is a hugely popular figure after leading 5,000-1 outsiders Leicester to the title last season, even though the team is now just a point and a place above the relegation zone. Huth scores twice to stun the hosts. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, who was sacked by Chelsea in December 2015, less than a year after winning the title, posted a message of support for Ranieri on Instagram.

Author: 0 Alterraun Verner released by Buccaneers after Vernon Hargreaves' solid rookie season

Tennessee was so bad at corner that you have to consider pretty much any warm body that hits free agency as an upgrade. It was 2014 when the Bucs made Verner a splash signing, but since then, they found a new flavor of the month. Though his playing time diminished on defense in the season's second half he did contribute a very important and emotionally resonant play in one of the Buccaneers' biggest wins of 2016.

Sport Charles Oakley tweets about Cleveland, sparks speculation he'll attend Knicks-Cavs game
Author: 0 Charles Oakley tweets about Cleveland, sparks speculation he'll attend Knicks-Cavs game

Detroit, which was behind by 18 in the third quarter, never trailed in the overtime. They've also beaten the Knicks 10 straight times. The Daily News' Frank Isola reported last week that it was possible that Oakley would attend the game - the first after the NBA All-Star break - as a guest of LeBron James , who has a relationship with the Cleveland native.

Sport Jets cut veterans PK Folk, RT Giacomini
Author: 0 Jets cut veterans PK Folk, RT Giacomini

His release gives the Jets an additional $4.5 million to spend this offseason. The New York Jets made a move Thursday that shouldn't surprise anyone. Since joining the Jets in 2010, he has cemented himself as one of the best kickers in franchise history and he has the stats to prove it. "It's been a lot of fun and my wife and I have enjoyed every minute of it".

Sport Draymond Green ruthlessly trashes old man Paul Pierce
Author: 0 Draymond Green ruthlessly trashes old man Paul Pierce

Amusingly, Pierce wasn't even in the game at the time, with Green lobbing a verbal grenade in his direction as Blake Griffin stepped to the free throw line for the Los Angeles Clippers. So I'm going to enjoy every practice, every bus ride, every team dinner, every time running out through the tunnel. The near-kick came after Green mocked 39-year-old Paul Pierce, who is in his final National Basketball Association season.