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Sport Barcelona complete incredible comeback to sink PSG
Author: 0 Barcelona complete incredible comeback to sink PSG

It was a historic night for Barcelona as they overcame a 4-0 deficit heading into the second leg against Paris Saint-Germain by winning 6-1 on Wednesday. Then with the 90 minutes nearly up, the second member in Barcelona's striking trio, Luis Suarez, earned a penalty amid suggestions he dived in the box.

Sport Bob Knight on former IN bosses: 'I hope they're all dead'
Author: 0 Bob Knight on former IN bosses: 'I hope they're all dead'

Former college basketball coach Bob Knight said Friday that he hopes the IN administrators who were at the school when he was sacked IN 2000 "are all dead". When Patrick informed him most of the officials present during Knight's tenure have left the school, Knight, infamous for his quick temper, dropped the vengeful hammer.

Sport A Tim Tebow stalker was arrested for trespassing at Mets camp
Author: 0 A Tim Tebow stalker was arrested for trespassing at Mets camp

Tim Tebow, who hit eighth and served as designated hitter, went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts in his spring debut with the New York Mets on Wednesday. The officer asked if the relationship was friendly, platonic, romantic or matrimonial, Thompson giggled and said "all of the above".

Sport Mike Mayock: No 'official' talk with Redskins on GM job
Author: 0 Mike Mayock: No 'official' talk with Redskins on GM job

Mayock was originally selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 10th-round of the 1981 NFL Draft, but he didn't play a game with the franchise. If Mayock were to be hired by Washington , it would be somewhat of a risky proposition for the team.

Sport Glennon to get $43.5 million deal from Chicago
Author: 0 Glennon to get $43.5 million deal from Chicago

Low point: Cutler threw a career-high five interceptions, including one in the end zone on the game's final play, in a 10-6 road loss to the 49ers that dropped the Bears to 4-5. If you're a Bears fan, that probably won't send you to the team's website for season tickets, and it certainly won't win the day on Chicago sports radio.

Sport Branch gets $27 million, 3-year deal with Miami
Author: 0 Branch gets $27 million, 3-year deal with Miami

The former Florida State star won a Super Bowl with the Steelers during the 2008 season and was named to the Pro Bowl in 2014. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , the Dolphins signed the Pro Bowl player to a two-year contract worth $12 million.

Sport FC Barcelona's Sergi Roberto: From Scapegoat to Hero
Author: 0 FC Barcelona's Sergi Roberto: From Scapegoat to Hero

Cardoso is understood to have posted - and then deleted - a picture of "The Simpsons" Monorail salesman Lyle Lanley in what has been seen as an attack on referee Deniz Aytekin. They have shown just one way of playing - to keep the ball and score the goals . And that's the comeback they pulled off thanks to Sergi Roberto .

Sport Eagles add Alshon Jeffery to one-year deal
Author: 0 Eagles add Alshon Jeffery to one-year deal

Britt's new contract averages $8.125 million over four years, ESPN reported, and Stills' averages $8 million, NFL Network reported. Again, you've got to give Howie Roseman and Eagles credit for making a deal that is good for salary cap. Smith had a career year with the Ravens in 2013 when he hauled in 65 catches for 1,128 yards and four touchdowns. He has missed 11 games in the past two seasons.

Sport Triple Chelsea swoop, Camp Nou natural disaster, Neymar taunts PSG players
Author: 0 Triple Chelsea swoop, Camp Nou natural disaster, Neymar taunts PSG players

Then in the last two minutes we lost everything we had recovered in the second-half". Seismographs at The Jaume Almera Institute of Earth Sciences, located 500 meters from the stadium , measured a 1.0 tremor on the Richter scale after Sergi Roberto scored the sixth goal, which sealed Barcelona's historic comeback win in the round of 16 series.

Sport Julius Peppers to sign, rejoin Panthers
Author: 0 Julius Peppers to sign, rejoin Panthers

It seems like an inevitable move. Peppers was selected by Carolina with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2002 NFL Draft. "Julius has had an exemplary career, and to be headed into his 16th National Football League season is incredible and requires a certain professional acumen", agent Carl Carey said.

Sport Barcelona rallies from 4-goal deficit in Champions League
Author: 0 Barcelona rallies from 4-goal deficit in Champions League

And substitute midfielder Roberto became the unlikely hero when he stretched to turn home Neymar's sublime chip over the defence, leaving the score 6-5 on aggregate as the crowd dissolved into ecstasy. The referee hesitated but with Suarez and company sprinting to the official behind the goal , Deniz Aytekin conferred and pointed to the spot. Gabon global Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a hat-trick while Christian Pulisic scored the other goal as the 1997 European champions progressed ...

Sport Rose, Lamela still out for Spurs ahead of FA Cup quarterfinal
Author: 0 Rose, Lamela still out for Spurs ahead of FA Cup quarterfinal

I can not say one week, or two week, or three week or one month. "In the morning we prepare some plan to do". "It's too hard my position because we are assessing him every day, how he is in the morning, we prepare a plan, sometimes he is involved from the beginning in the warm-up with the team, sometimes he feels pain, we change the plan".

Sport Six Nations: Upbeat Ireland refuse to let roof lower expectations
Author: 0 Six Nations: Upbeat Ireland refuse to let roof lower expectations

England's 21-16 win over Wales in 2015 attracted almost nine million TV viewers. A win for Scotland in this game would see them win the Triple Crown for the first time since 1990 when Ian McGeechan's side completed the Grand Slam. Jones hinted that should Farrell be forced out of the game through injury then Ben Te'o would be ready to come in and start at inside centre, forming a new partnership with Jonathan Joseph.

Sport Vikings expected to sign former Lions OT Riley Reiff
Author: 0 Vikings expected to sign former Lions OT Riley Reiff

Reiff, a first-round pick out of Iowa in the 2012 draft, started in 69 games for Detroit over five seasons. Reiff, 28, moved to right tackle last season after starting on the left side for his first four seasons. They began free agency with almost $38 million in salary cap space, in the middle of the pack in the league. With Larry Warford signing with the New Orleans Saints and offensive tackle Ricky Wagner signing with Detroit, the early picture for the offensive line has fallen into place ...

Sport QUIZ: Name every team Xabi Alonso scored against for Liverpool
Author: 0 QUIZ: Name every team Xabi Alonso scored against for Liverpool

The Spaniard, who started his career at Basque club Real Sociedad and won the World Cup as well as two Euros with the national team, also won the Champions League with Liverpool and Real. He then joined German powerhouse Bayern Munich. As well as the World Cup and the European Championships. Bundesliga leaders Bayern are chasing a treble of titles after advancing into the Champions League quarter-finals this week with a 10-2 aggregate demolition of Arsenal.

Sport Ibrahimovic faces ban for 3 games
Author: 0 Ibrahimovic faces ban for 3 games

The Swedish veteran received a three-match ban for appearing to elbow Mings during a corner in the wake of the initial contact. Blind has refused to play down the importance of Ibrahimovic to the Man United squad, but the Dutchman has insisted that his team can cope without the veteran Swede.

Author: 0 Marco Verratti's brother expects midfielder to snub Chelsea and stay with PSG

TalkSPORT claimed earlier this month PSG were willing to sell Verratti if a £70million offer was put on the table. "Verratti would be the ideal signing for Barcelona in my opinion." he told French publication Le Parisien . "I think Verratti is a bit like me". "Hes very attached to this city, its where his son was born". Marco, five years his sibling's junior, has enjoyed a trophy-laden spell at PSG since joining from Pescara in 2012 at the age of 19, winning four consecutive Ligue 1 ...

Sport Why the ICC must ban the 'disgraceful' Virat Kohli
Author: 0 Why the ICC must ban the 'disgraceful' Virat Kohli

He said that Australia had, on multiple occasions, looked to their dressing room for advice on whether to use the Decision Review System, an allegation that, if unproven, should land him in serious hot water. Nigel Llong who rushed in to dissuade Mr. Steve Smith from taking recourse to inappropriate assistance", the release further said. Although he didn't say that word but he was inferring it, so I am not sure Smith would have enjoyed reading those statements.

Sport Dafety Tony Jefferson expected to sign with Ravens
Author: 0 Dafety Tony Jefferson expected to sign with Ravens

Webb stepped into a starting role his rookie season, but suffered a torn ACL late in the year. By releasing Webb, the Ravens save $5.5 million against the cap. However, Jefferson's addition and the team's need for salary cap relief likely took the pay cut option of play. The Ravens drafted him out of Nicholls State in the third round in 2009, and he was a shining example of the Ravens finding a high-end talent out of a small school.

Sport Ivan Rakitic extends contract with Barcelona through 2021
Author: 0 Ivan Rakitic extends contract with Barcelona through 2021

As reported by the Birmingham Mail , Sunderland were recommended the services of Rakitic by former Head of European Recruitment Ian Atkins and one player he suggested the club to sign was the Croatian worldwide, who would have been available on the cheap as his contract with Schalke was winding down.

Sport IN unloads from 3-point land to beat Iowa
Author: 0 IN unloads from 3-point land to beat Iowa

Since then, Iowa has been one of the best teams in the Big Ten. No words needed to be said on that night. We let it get away from us because of our poor shot selection. "It's going to be a fight right from the start against IN". The Badgers got bounced in an upset in their opening game of last year's Big Ten tournament by Nebraska.

Sport Titans agree to terms with cornerback Logan Ryan
Author: 0 Titans agree to terms with cornerback Logan Ryan

Ryan agreed to a three-year deal worth $30 million. Further financial details, including guaranteed money, have not been disclosed. He amassed 243 tackles, 2.5 sacks and 13 interceptions in his four seasons in New England. Ryan, viewed as one of the better cornerbacks on the free agent market, is a versatile player capable of playing either inside or outside on defense.

Sport Mutko barred from standing for FIFA Council place
Author: 0 Mutko barred from standing for FIFA Council place

His election will revive a presence on the Council for Germany whose former DFB president Wolfgang Niersbach was banned from football previous year by the FIFA ethics committee for reasons connected with the 2006 World Cup organisation. He will remain in his post until the next FIFA Congress in May. Mutko, 58, has sat on the Council since 2009, when it was known as the executive committee.

Sport Texans Trade QB Brock Osweiler To Cleveland In Historic Salary Dump
Author: 0 Texans Trade QB Brock Osweiler To Cleveland In Historic Salary Dump

ESPN also points out that with Osweiler off the books, the Texans might now look to make a run at recently released Tony Romo . Presuming Schefter's report is true, the Browns will have to wait to find out just where the Texans' second round pick ends up being slotted, and it's not likely to ever be as valuable as Kyrie Irving is to the Cavaliers, but the comparison remains.

Sport Browns to sign guard Kevin Zeitler
Author: 0 Browns to sign guard Kevin Zeitler

The Browns strengthened their offensive line Thursday by stealing from a division and intrastate rival. Browns head coach Hue Jackson has a history with Zeitler. Martin likely was an addition to improve the team's depth, with Tretter expected to start at center and Bitonio and Zeitler filling in at the starting guard positions.

Sport Snow in forecast Saturday for Wilson County
Author: 0 Snow in forecast Saturday for Wilson County

Snow squalls could develop on Friday as an arctic cold front bring much colder temperatures to the region, NWS says. Morning clouds will gave way to sun later in the day Friday , but temperatures aren't expected to surpass the 40-degree mark, which will feel especially cold after a mild Thursday with temps in the upper 50s.

Author: 0 Conor McGregor Wants 'Fatter Check' From UFC

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson are the two lightweight contenders to face McGregor and "the Chosen One" says Irishman is scared to face the trio inside an octagon. I was actually shocked when they gave him a bout agreement and he said no to that. That fight took place all the way back in August 2016, and many thought we would've seen the Stockton native back in action by now.

Author: 0 February jobs report: 235K added, 4.7% unemployed

Wage growth, a key indicator that disappointed in January but had a strong showing in December, at 2.9 percent - the biggest uptick in seven years - also improved for February, hitting 2.8 percent year on year. Average hourly earnings, year-on-year: +2.8%. One point to bear in mind about construction is the mild winter we had in February, and January for that matter, too.

Sport Jurgen Klopp an advocate for introduction of video assistant referees
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp an advocate for introduction of video assistant referees

And asked what he's learned over the course of wracking up those points, Klopp said in his pre-Burnley press conference: "I understand the language better, that's the main improvement for me!" "We know how to play but in the end you have to come into specific spaces and make the right decisions".

Sport FBI Director James Comey pulls out of SXSW
Author: 0 FBI Director James Comey pulls out of SXSW

He gave a nod to the Bill of Rights and the concept that Americans deserve to be secure in their "homes, cars and devices" but also noted that even those bastions of privacy are not immune to a properly issued warrant. And now, United States intelligence has taken its second powerhouse hit this week in their PR battle to convince Americans that security comes at a cost.

Sport Barcelona scores six, pulls off biggest comeback in Champions League history
Author: 0 Barcelona scores six, pulls off biggest comeback in Champions League history

Only Barcelona come into it without an away goal. Barcelona became the first team in Champions League history to overturn a four-goal deficit in a knockout tie, with the feat being hailed as the greatest ever comeback in the tournament. "We had to go through a process of mourning first". Veteran midfielder Thiago Motta, who did not play in either leg of the last-16 clash, was recorded on video bumping into one of the supporters present in his vehicle, the Italy international's agent, ...

Author: 0 Schmidt preaches importance of continuity as Ireland unchanged for Wales

The expectation is one thing but if you've won 17 games in a row you've probably done more". England coach Eddie Jones said last week that Scotland were the side under pressure going into the game at Twickenham. Pressed for more detail on his key goal kicker, he said: "I'm not going to tell you that mate". This game will determine if Wales are robust and are able to come back fighting and play as a team or will they become disjointed and play as individuals - which has proved their ...

Sport Former South Carolina WR Alshon Jeffery signs with the Eagles
Author: 0 Former South Carolina WR Alshon Jeffery signs with the Eagles

The addition of Jeffery in particular should allow Wentz to throw the ball up the field rather than conservatively east to west, which is where a number of his passes were thrown last season. Expect at least one more to be added this free agency period. Jeffery immediately elevates the entire Eagles offense. It seems like the Philadelphia Eagles found their franchise quarterback in Carson Wentz .

Sport India fights back, beats Australia by 75 runs
Author: 0 India fights back, beats Australia by 75 runs

Umesh Yadav bagged two wickets while Ishant Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja chipped in with a wicket each. At close, India reached 213 for four in its second innings and is ahead by 126 runs. A significant and surprising margin. In all, his figures are the fifth best in a losing cause in Tests - the best being Kapil Dev's 9 for 83 vs West Indies at Ahmedabad in 1983-84.

Sport National Football League free agency: DeSean Jackson provides Bucs with needed weapon
Author: 0 National Football League free agency: DeSean Jackson provides Bucs with needed weapon

They had to flash some cash to make the deal happen, though. This off-season the Buccaneers set out to add some offense and speed to their team, with Jackson they could accomplish that. Should they decide to go this route, pass rush help can still be found in the draft, especially since they no longer would have to worry about replacing Terrance Williams .

Sport Barca goes for miracle win against PSG in Champions League
Author: 0 Barca goes for miracle win against PSG in Champions League

The French champions conceded three goals in the dying minutes at Camp Nou to crash out of the Champions League 6-5 on aggregate. And Spanish newspaper El Pais claim huge readings detected on a seismograph located close to the stadium represented a tiny natural disaster.

Sport Marseille's Dimitri Payet 'bored' by West Ham style of play
Author: 0 Marseille's Dimitri Payet 'bored' by West Ham style of play

On the contrary, I risked going backwards. Former club Marseille were his main suitors and a move would materialise, against expectations, by the end of the winter transfer window. West Ham had celebrated Payet extending his contract at the club in 2016 with a record-breaking wage of £125,000-a-week and used the Frenchman as a figurehead in the club's move to the Olympic Stadium last summer.

Author: 0 Cowboys Can't Break Iowa State Curse, Ousted From Big 12 Tourney

Jackson, who scored eight points in the win, helped the Cyclones shoot 50 percent from 3-point range (12-24), including a 7-of-8 effort (87.5 percent) after intermission. But the Horned Frogs prevailed 85-82 and will face Iowa State at 6 p.m. Friday. Two things have dictated the recent history of this matchup: guard play and well-executed offense.

Sport Ravens' Kenneth Dixon suspended four games for PEDs
Author: 0 Ravens' Kenneth Dixon suspended four games for PEDs

One day after Sporting News reported that the Broncos were expected to show interest in Danny Woodhead, the veteran running back has agreed to terms with the Ravens, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. It will be the fourth National Football League team for Woodhead after also previously playing for the New England Patriots and the New York Jets. He has been limited to just 21 games over the last three seasons.

Sport Colin Cowherd Pokes Holes In Possible Browns Offer For Jimmy Garoppolo
Author: 0 Colin Cowherd Pokes Holes In Possible Browns Offer For Jimmy Garoppolo

The Cleveland Browns , who hold the first and 12th overall picks in this year's draft and acquired a 2018 second-rounder in a trade with the Houston Texans on Thursday, are viewed as a possible destination for Garoppolo. Cabot believes that Cleveland doesn't want to part ways with the No. 1 pick in the draft because the Browns plan to use that selection on Texas A&M Aggies defensive end Myles Garrett .

Author: 0 Colts, Eagles making strong push for Alshon Jeffery

A hand injury that required surgery ended last season for him after two games. Jeffery produced four consecutive seasons of at least 50 receptions and 800 receiving yards with the Bears, including back-to-back 1,000-yard campaigns in 2013 and 2014.

Sport Arnold Palmer Invitational: Tiger Woods out with back injury & Masters doubt
Author: 0 Arnold Palmer Invitational: Tiger Woods out with back injury & Masters doubt

Tiger Woods will miss next week's Arnold Palmer Invitational golf event in Florida as he continues back rehabilitation, he announced on Thursday (Friday AEDT). If Woods should not contest the Masters he is certain, as was the scenario a year ago, in being present for the Tuesday night "Former Champions Dinner" that also will take on extra meaning given Palmer won four Augusta green jackets.

Sport Maxwell handed the reigns of Kings XI for IPL 10
Author: 0 Maxwell handed the reigns of Kings XI for IPL 10

All-rounder Maxwell takes over the captaincy from Indian opener Murali Vijay, who got the job midway through a year ago when South African David Miller lost the captaincy after a string of poor scores and results. Maxwell was the IPL Player of the Tournament in 2014 but was left out of the Kings XI side for stretches of last year's tournament. Kings XI also have a new second home this season, at the Holkar Stadium in Indore, where they will play three matches while the rest of the games will ...

Sport Wayne Barnes praised by Joe Schmidt ahead of Ireland-Wales clash
Author: 0 Wayne Barnes praised by Joe Schmidt ahead of Ireland-Wales clash

Wales can do England a favour tonight. Whatever satisfaction Ireland take from denying Jones' men would be tempered by the sight of them lifting the title regardless. Ireland are more than happy to go with our decision. Wales' players have grown up with this pain and that's why it shows on the field. In the scrum, Thomas warns that prop Rob Evans is facing a "tough" task directly against Ireland's Tadhg Furlong and in the back row and he cites Sam Warburton as one who could ...

Sport PSG coach Emery stunned by referee
Author: 0 PSG coach Emery stunned by referee

Cavani's goal made the tie looked to be over for Barcelona , but as they say, it isn't over till it's over. The Spanish club needs at least four goals at Camp Nou to avoid being eliminated in the last 16 for the first time in almost a decade.

Sport Cardinals, LB Chandler Jones finalizing a five-year extension
Author: 0 Cardinals, LB Chandler Jones finalizing a five-year extension

Over the past two seasons, Jones' 23.5 sacks were only outdone by Khalil Mack (26.0) and Miller (24.5). In other words: Jones got paid. The deal is likely to make Jones one of the highest-paid defensive players in National Football League and should be finalized before the official start of free agency at 4 p.m.

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