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Sport England call up Hales to top batting order
Author: 0 England call up Hales to top batting order

Hales made 110 and Root 101 before both were caught off fast bowler Alazarri Joseph, who was recalled for the injured Shannon Gabriel. Despite already winning the series, the visitors are playing their strongest available squad as they seek to maintain a winning momentum heading into the Champions Trophy at home in June.

Sport Tony Romo to be released Thursday, ESPN sources say
Author: 0 Tony Romo to be released Thursday, ESPN sources say

That said , it does immediately up the intrigue in 2017 free agency as a few teams will scramble for his services. Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? ESPN , Fox Sports and the NFL Network all cited unnamed sources in reporting Wednesday the team would dump Romo, whose salary cap cost of $24.7 million is the highest of any NFL quarterback.

Sport NFL Free Agency: Bears lose out on cornerback Stephon Gilmore
Author: 0 NFL Free Agency: Bears lose out on cornerback Stephon Gilmore

Gilmore and Texans' A.J. Bouye were considered the top cornerbacks on the market. Of course, that loss can not be celebrated too much by Miami Dolphins fans, as it appears Gilmore will be signing with the New England Patriots when the free agency signing period opens Thursday afternoon.

Sport Rams reportedly to sign top free-agent LT Andrew Whitworth
Author: 0 Rams reportedly to sign top free-agent LT Andrew Whitworth

He's an enormous upgrade for a Rams line that struggled to protect Jared Goff last season. Whitworth plans to sign with the Rams today on a three-year deal worth a total of $36 million with $15 million guaranteed and $13 million coming in the first year of the contract.

Sport Eagles strengthen receiving corps with signing of Torrey Smith
Author: 0 Eagles strengthen receiving corps with signing of Torrey Smith

Smith won a Super Bowl ring with the Ravens in 2012, when Baltimore beat San Francisco in Super Bowl XLVII. After a down year for Smith in 2016, the Eagles might have gotten decent value for the former second-round pick. Green, Jordy Nelson, Julio Jones, Demaryius Thomas, Calvin Johnson. Last season, the Eagles' passing attack averaged 224.1 yards per game, good for 24th in the NFL.

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Author: 0 "Bears To Make 'Major Push" For Free Agent QB Mike Glennon

Why? Well, for a couple of reasons. Schwenke has been unable to crack an elite offensive line with Tennessee, but in an offseason where there are a lot of high-profile offensive linemen on the market, Schwenke could be one of the best. It's unclear what the structure of Glennon's deal is, so perhaps there are options for the Bears to move on if Glennon doesn't play well. The most notable rumor really has been that he might consider retirement.

Sport Jason Marquis, Team Israel sweep their way through WBC's first round
Author: 0 Jason Marquis, Team Israel sweep their way through WBC's first round

Israel came into their game against South Korea just looking to at least hope that it brings more excitement and interest in the sport for their country, but they got a lot more than just that. Today, they did the same thing before their game against Taiwan. Jonghyun Won also struggled in relief, giving up two earned runs in as many innings to allow the Netherlands to extend its lead.

Sport Falcons interested in pass-rusher Nick Perry
Author: 0 Falcons interested in pass-rusher Nick Perry

He should flirt with $10 million per year. While the Jets were showing interest in Packers edge rusher Nick Perry it was not enough to sway him to leave Green Bay. The 2016 season proved a stark contrast to his first four years in the league, which were mired in inconsistency and low sack totals. After he was a part-time starter through 2015, Perry had a breakout 2016 season, during which he recorded a career-high 11 sacks in 14 games.

Sport Browns to sign Kenny Britt to four-year deal
Author: 0 Browns to sign Kenny Britt to four-year deal

That no longer seems to be the case, as the 28-year-old wideout plans to sign a four-year deal with the Cleveland Browns. As for Los Angeles, this decision by Britt was easier to deal with since it's been expected for a while now since he was considered one of " Jeff Fisher 's guys" that joined the team three years ago.

Author: 0 Ivan Rakitic compares Barcelona comeback to Super Bowl LI

After starting the night 4 goals down, Barcelona beat Paris St-Germain 6-1 in the second leg. Barcelona surged to a three-goal lead at Camp Nou on Wednesday in the Champions League, but the Spanish club was soon back on the brink of missing the quarterfinals for the first time in almost a decade after PSG scored.

Sport Israel upsets South Korea
Author: 0 Israel upsets South Korea

Pool A: Chinese Taipei , Israel , Kingdom of the Netherlands , Korea . South Korea has been trying to erase the memory of the frustrating first round exit at the 2013 WBC, which all started with a 5-0 loss to the Netherlands in the first game.

Sport City Of Greensboro Roasts Jim Boeheim Over ACC Tournament Remark
Author: 0 City Of Greensboro Roasts Jim Boeheim Over ACC Tournament Remark

After a bit of gentle prompting, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim let his opinion fly. At least it's a quick ride home. But the best argument his team could have made that they deserve to be in the Big Dance instead of the NIT would have been making sure they were on the court for a rematch of last year's Final Four matchup against UNC.

Sport Patty Mills scores 17 points, 10 assists in comeback win over Kings
Author: 0 Patty Mills scores 17 points, 10 assists in comeback win over Kings

Up in Oakland, meanwhile, the Golden State Warriors were held to 86 points by the Boston Celtics in a loss at home. Trailing 59-31 with over four minutes left in the second quarter, the Spurs began storming back with a strong 17-4 finish in the first half to cut the gap to 15 at the break.

Sport Schmidt names unchanged Ireland side
Author: 0 Schmidt names unchanged Ireland side

The starting team is as we predicted on Tuesday. Tommy Bowe returns to the replacements bench. Ireland coach Joe Schmidt decided against opting for Jared Payne in his backline after the Kiwi missed a Monday morning training session.

Author: 0 Barcelona clinch miracle win to reach Champions League quarter-finals

Enrique has also allegedly claimed he will consider playing Marc-Andre ter Stegen outfield more after his role in the lead up to the Barcelona victor. "In the second-half it changed". First we have to beat them, then we have to concentrate on beating them well enough to go through. Rabiot posted a photo of himself and Layvin Kurzawa at a post-match anti-doping test holding up four fingers - for the number of goals the Parisians scored - with his teammate holding up the two-fingered "peace" ...

Sport Why Tim Tebow is good for baseball
Author: 0 Why Tim Tebow is good for baseball

It's the kind of moment you want to absorb from every possible angle, so we will provide you with all the video evidence. But when he first glanced at the New York Mets outfielder, Porcello said he mistook the former Heisman victor for "a ball boy".

Sport Manchester United is pissed off about a rock-hard Russian pitch
Author: 0 Manchester United is pissed off about a rock-hard Russian pitch

You can see why Jose Mourinho was upset about it. "It's hard for me to believe we are going to play on that field, if you can call it a field ". And Mourinho, speaking at his prematch news conference, said: "It's still hard for me to believe that we are going to play [there]".

Sport Christian Pulisic's first ever Champions League goal is an awesome finish
Author: 0 Christian Pulisic's first ever Champions League goal is an awesome finish

However, Benfica's record on German soil is poor with 14 defeats in 22 European games and just two victories. Stay tuned here for highlights of goals and key plays throughout the match. "Auba had to do the job and he did it", said Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel. Benfica's Brazilian midfielder Filipe Augusto has shaken off an ankle injury, while Dortmund are missing midfielders Sven Bender, Sebastian Rode, Mario Goetze and Reus.

Sport Game burst from Penguins topples Jets at home
Author: 0 Game burst from Penguins topples Jets at home

Niklas Kronwall had his first goal of the season for Detroit. The Pittsburgh Penguins shed some light on the status of two injured players on Wednesday night. Enstrom did not return to the game. Marchand's two goals put him tied for second in the National Hockey League in scoring and helped him reach the 70-point mark for the first time in his career ...

Sport Former Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso announces his retirement
Author: 0 Former Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso announces his retirement

I feel good, but I think it's the right time. Alonso will end his career with over 500 appearances at club level and a further 114 for Spain. The 35-year-old former Liverpool midfielder, a World Cup and twice European Championships victor with Spain, had been rumoured to be considering his future for the last few months.

Author: 0 Brad Stevens: Isaiah Thomas Sent 'Long Text' Message To Explain Emotional Comments

Al Horford scored 10 points, grabbed six rebounds, including two big offensive boards late, and handed out six assists, while Kelly Olynyk came off the bench for 17 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals. Luke Babbitt scored 12 points, Hassan Whiteside had 10 points and 15 rebounds, and James Johnson added 10 points for Miami. Thomas had been serenaded with the same chant in Los Angeles last week where Boston expats packed Staples Center for a lopsided win over the Lakers.

Sport Christian Pulisic becomes Dortmund's youngest UCL goalscorer
Author: 0 Christian Pulisic becomes Dortmund's youngest UCL goalscorer

Talking to TV cameras after the win, Tuchel said: "It was excellent". Forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang delivered when it mattered most as he scored a hat-trick in Borussia Dortmund's 4-0 victory over Benfica on Wednesday that secured their Champions League last-eight spot, banishing his terrible first leg performance.

Sport History: Dirk eclipses 30000-point barrier
Author: 0 History: Dirk eclipses 30000-point barrier

The 38-year-old Mavericks forward hit that mark, a feat equaled by just five other players in National Basketball Association history, early in the second quarter of a game against the Lakers . "I gotta congratulate Dirk Nowitzki on putting up 30,000 points". And Dirk did it in (almost) the most Dirk-way imaginable: It may not have been on one leg , but when the seven-footer got the ball on the baseline 15 feet from the basket, everyone in American Airlines Center and anyone watching on ...

Sport Cal tops Oregon State to advance in the Pac-12 Tournament
Author: 0 Cal tops Oregon State to advance in the Pac-12 Tournament

Cal has been impressive on the defensive end of the floor this season, making them a dark horse to win this tournament. The Ducks capped off the regular season with an 80-59 victory over their rival, the Oregon State Beavers. The Cardinal fell short in overtime, allowing the Sun Devils to hit all five of their shots, including three from 3-point range. Even when the Bears tried to pull away, the Beavers stayed on their heels, keeping the game closer than expected.

Sport ACC tournament roundup: Miami holds off Syracuse; Duke beats Clemson
Author: 0 ACC tournament roundup: Miami holds off Syracuse; Duke beats Clemson

But Boeheim went a little deeper and commented specifically about the tournament's longtime home in Greensboro, North Carolina. Near the top of his laundry list of things to accomplish against Syracuse in the ACC Tournament, Miami coach Jim Larranaga placed rebounding and defending with objective.

Sport Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain wants to leave Arsenal this summer
Author: 0 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain wants to leave Arsenal this summer

In addition; the club are yet to open talks with Jack Wilshere - who is on loan at Bournemouth - over a new contract despite the fact he enters the final 12 months of his contract this summer. The England worldwide was one of the few players to come out of the Gunners' 5-1 Champions League mauling by Bayern Munich with any credit and has been linked with a number of clubs including Liverpool, Manchester City and United.

Sport Jose Mourinho hits out at Rostov pitch
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho hits out at Rostov pitch

The Reds flew out of Manchester Airport, bound for Russian Federation, on Tuesday afternoon in preparation for the Round of 16 first leg at the Olimp-2 Stadium, where kick-off is scheduled for 18:00 GMT. The clash will be taking place at the Olimp-2 Stadium, but there have been many concerns over the state of the field with the conditions looking threadbare in terms of the surface.

Sport 1st Test: Latham goes cheaply as New Zealand chase 308
Author: 0 1st Test: Latham goes cheaply as New Zealand chase 308

Elgar's superb innings was the first time since 2005 that an overseas opening batsman had struck a century in the first innings of a Test series in New Zealand . Williamson was given a scare when he got an inside edge off spinner Keshav Maharaj but the ball fell just short of first slip. On 72, Williamson was sent back by Henry Nicholls and he made his ground by the slimmest of margins.

Sport Fulham without Lucas Piazon for clash with Leeds
Author: 0 Fulham without Lucas Piazon for clash with Leeds

No Leeds players got on the scoresheet on the night as it was an own goal from Tim Ream that nudged Monk's men ahead in the fifth minute. Fulham remain without Lucas Piazon (broken jaw) and fellow forward Floyd Ayite for the visit of Leeds United, which could prove to be a crucial match for their play-off hopes.

Sport Rod to join Fox Sports as full-time Major League Baseball analyst
Author: 0 Rod to join Fox Sports as full-time Major League Baseball analyst

That isn't the only thing these two have in common. Rodriguez' relationship with Lopez, 48, comes just months after his high-profile break-up with Silicon Valley fixture Anne Wojcicki . Rodriguez has children ages 12 and 8 with his ex-wife, Cynthia Scurtis. Lopez was engaged to Ben Affleck, who might be the biggest celebrity Red Sox fan this side of Stephen King.

Sport Mike Glennon Could Make $15M Per-Year in NY or Chicago
Author: 0 Mike Glennon Could Make $15M Per-Year in NY or Chicago

With the dismal performance of the Bears last season, rumors are spreading that they are ready to move on without Cutler and ready to change the personnel in the QB spot. Tampa Bay selected Glennon in the third round of the 2013 draft. As Fantasy quarterbacks go, Glennon won't entice. However, that would give them the ability to draft a quarterback in round one and let him develop for a time, with the hope of him becoming a starter in a year or two.

Sport John's vs. Georgetown - 3/8/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 John's vs. Georgetown - 3/8/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

John's games. Amar Alibegovic of St. John's fouled Peak as he was taking a layup and a few of the players wound up in a scrum under the basket with some pushing and shoving. just competition". The whole ordeal reminded numerous old days when Georgetown and St. John's - featuring Mullin and Patrick Ewing Jr.'s father - battled in the 1980s.

Sport Nick Saban Addresses Reuben Foster's Hospital Incident at NFL Combine
Author: 0 Nick Saban Addresses Reuben Foster's Hospital Incident at NFL Combine

I have yet to see any details on exactly what happened at the hospital in Indianapolis that got Foster sent home from the combine. My sources tell me the Titans are indeed interested in Foster as a linebacker, not a candy striper. Howard, Marlon Humphrey, Eddie Jackson, Korren Kirven, Cole Mazza, Brandon Moore, Cam Robinson, ArDarius Stewart, Dalvin Tomlinson and Tim Williams. Foster is recovering from rotator cuff surgery as it is and he really needed to interview well at the combine and ...

Sport Best leads unchanged Ireland against Wales
Author: 0 Best leads unchanged Ireland against Wales

Shaun Edwards, the Wales defence coach, has accused the players of "doing what they wanted" against Scotland and handed George North a selection "warning". "We expect a reaction on Friday night", said Howley, in interim charge in the absence of the Lions-seconded Warren Gatland. "So, because of that lack of preparation time we have decided, with a six-day turnaround, it's common sense for him to be on the bench and come on if needed".

Author: 0 Is FBI Director James Comey Stepping Down

Companies shouldn't retaliate by trying to hack back against their attackers, Comey said . Though Mr Cattanach did not interpret Director Comey's comments as having an underlying "agenda" to make it easier for the Federal Bureau of Investigation to violate the "reasonable" expectation of privacy that Americans are afforded, he does feel that a company's "trade secrets are much more easily obtained by competitors" if weakened cybersecurity measures are pushed forward.

Author: 0 Barcelona Makes Historic Champions League Comeback: Defeats PSG To Advance

But for all of that, it was the mother of all bottle jobs by PSG. But all the evidence of the season to date suggests they will struggle to stop PSG scoring an away goal - and if that happens, the tie will surely be over. Even as Neymar scored his first goal of the contest at the 88-minute mark, they led Wednesday's contest 4-1, which put them behind 5-4 on aggregate.

Sport Scott May headed to College Basketball Hall of Fame
Author: 0 Scott May headed to College Basketball Hall of Fame

Former Wisconsin head men's basketball coach Bo Ryan is among eight people who will be inducted in November to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. Mount: Played at Purdue from 1967-1970 and was named a first-team All-American in 1969 and 1970, the same years he was named the Big Ten Silver Basketball victor.

Sport Michigan State to open Big Ten Tournament against Penn State
Author: 0 Michigan State to open Big Ten Tournament against Penn State

It was Watkins ultimately that was the anchor on both ends finishing with 18 points, 10 rebounds and a Big Ten Tournament record eight blocks. Nebraska couldn't hit at its end, mustering just seven points in the extra period, and the Lions kept knocking down free throws to seal up the win.

Sport SDSU beats in-state rival Coyotes to advance to Summit final
Author: 0 SDSU beats in-state rival Coyotes to advance to Summit final

Senior Tra-Deon Hollins added 18 points, six boards, four steals and three assists, and senior Marcus Tyus had 17 points with five steals. Omaha was led by 21 points, eight rebounds and two blocks from junior Tre'Shawn Thurman, who shot 8-of-12 for the night.

Sport Liverpool star 'looking forward' to Burnley clash
Author: 0 Liverpool star 'looking forward' to Burnley clash

Klopp stood at the side of the field overlooking the action, at times barking instructions as his players. The timing of the graffiti seems freaky though it came just days after one of their best performances of the season as Arsenal were swatted aside 3-1 at Anfield.

Sport Vince Young reportedly working to finalize deal with CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders
Author: 0 Vince Young reportedly working to finalize deal with CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders

Vince Young just took a HUGE step in his possible return to football - he's "finalizing his contract" with the Saskatchewan Roughriders and is now flying to Canada to close the deal. He played six seasons with the Titans and the Eagles and has also been a member of the Bills, Packers and Browns. The six-foot-five, 232-pound Young hasn't played in a regular-season National Football League game since 2011 when he was with Philadelphia.

Author: 0 Barca seek Champions League miracle against PSG

Since Luis Enrique took over in the 2014-15 season, Barcelona outscored opponents by four goals or more in 27 of the 79 matches it played at the Camp Nou, meaning it earned the result it needs on Wednesday once in almost every three matches.

Sport Napoli Vs. Real Madrid Live Stream
Author: 0 Napoli Vs. Real Madrid Live Stream

Napoli were 3-1 down after the first leg but that didn't stop 20,000 Napoli fans turning up four hours before the start in the hope of a miracle. Madrid looked a lot more comfortable with the cushion of a three-goal aggregate advantage and Napoli could not create attacks with the same incision and pace as they had done in the first half.