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Sport Rakitic struggling to comprehend Barcelona's history-making victory over PSG
Author: 0 Rakitic struggling to comprehend Barcelona's history-making victory over PSG

Barcelona's remarkable Champions League comeback to beat Paris St Germain 6-1 at the Nou Camp and snatch a place in the quarter-finals will take some time to sink in, according to midfielder Ivan Rakitic. The referee hesitated but with Suarez and company sprinting to the official behind the goal, Deniz Aytekin conferred and pointed to the spot. Angel Di Maria came on for PSG and could have made it 3-2 on the night when he raced clear only to shoot wide.

Sport Jets Sign Kicker Chandler Catanzaro
Author: 0 Jets Sign Kicker Chandler Catanzaro

On Thursday, Catanzaro learned that if a turnaround is going to take place, it won't happen in Arizona. His career totals were 67 out of 82 field goals and 203 out of 207 extra point attempts. His 279 games are second most among active kickers and his 85 percent field goal rate is 11th all time and eighth among active kickers. While Catanzaro has struggled on extra points, Dawson has been one of the league's best in converting point after attempts, making 53-of-55 attempts over the last ...

Sport Plane Blown Off Runway With Michigan Basketball Team on Board
Author: 0 Plane Blown Off Runway With Michigan Basketball Team on Board

The Michigan Wolverines will be playing against the University of Illinois Fighting Illini on Thursday, 11 a.m., at the Verizon Center to open its Big Ten Tournament. As of now, the game between MI and IL is still scheduled for noon on Thursday (Mar. 9). It's only an airplane that was destroyed. Observations at Ann Arbor Municipal Airport and Detroit Metropolitan Airport were reported about 2:53 p.m.

Author: 0 ACC tournament TV schedule, bracket and previews

Tatum went 7-for-7 at the free-throw line and finished with 24, plus a monstrous dunk that began Duke's rally in the second half. I can't even remember where it was. Wilson's 26 points, eight rebounds and three blocks. Grayson Allen looked rested coming off the bench and contributing 18 points of his own. The Blue Devils were able to get more penetration into Carolina's defense, creating three-point opportunities for Allen, Kennard and Frank Jackson (15 points).

Sport Muslim Athletes Can Now Use Special Hijabs, Courtesy of Nike
Author: 0 Muslim Athletes Can Now Use Special Hijabs, Courtesy of Nike

Nike's Pro Hijab will be available next year in a variety of colours. Looking at the women wearing hijab lag behind in the sports due to their dress code problem has made Nike , one of the best-branded companies, to step in. It will be easy for users to breathe through it and it stretches down to their backs so that it will not come off easily. Nike said the hijab is already being worn by Emirati figure skater Zahra Lari.

Sport Wenger will weigh fans' feelings over his future
Author: 0 Wenger will weigh fans' feelings over his future

The FA Cup is, realistically, all Arsenal have left to play for this season. To add to Wenger's woes, Arsenal are all but out of the title race - 16 points behind leaders Chelsea and two points behind the familiar surroundings of fourth place.

Author: 0 I'm officially out of retirement for Conor McGregor

Diaz, like the rest of us, is looking at the Mayweather-McGregor matchup with an "I'll believe it when I see it" type attitude. If it do, it do, if it don't, it don't. Mayweather has continuously poked at McGregor that he doesn't control his career as much as the UFC has final say in any decisions he might make.

Sport Six-star Herath downs Bangladesh in Galle
Author: 0 Six-star Herath downs Bangladesh in Galle

Dilruwan Perera then removed Mominul Haque (5) and Tamim Iqbal (19) in quick succession while the experienced Shakib Al Hasan (8) and Mahmudullah (0) were buffled by the turn of Herath. But we lost five wickets in that first hour and then it becomes very hard. Herath, who will celebrate his 39th birthday next week, said he would like to finish his career with 400 wickets.

Sport Terrelle Pryor leaves Cleveland and that is on him
Author: 0 Terrelle Pryor leaves Cleveland and that is on him

As a wideout for the Cleveland Browns, Pryor caught 77 passes for 1,007 yards and four touchdowns in 2016, his first full season as a receiver. That is, until the Browns signed him to a contract. The Washington Redskins already made the mistake of letting go of their star wide receiver DeSean Jackson. I'm thinking that it's a combination of both.

Sport Guardiola putting Torino goalkeeper off Manchester City return
Author: 0 Guardiola putting Torino goalkeeper off Manchester City return

Every match they go out looking like they could score 10 goals, but they also look like they could concede a lot, too. "We will explain at the end of the season about all the players". It is the first award for Guardiola since his arrival in the Prem last summer, as he becomes the first Man City manager to be honoured since Manuel Pellegrini in August 2015.

Sport Warriors to sit Curry, Thompson, Green and Iguodala vs the Spurs
Author: 0 Warriors to sit Curry, Thompson, Green and Iguodala vs the Spurs

Saturday's game is the Warriors' eighth in 13 days, and the second game in a road back-to-back. Warriors' forward Kevin Durant is still recovering from a left knee injury. Once the Warriors return from Texas, they will play 11 of their final 16 games at Oracle Arena, beginning with three games next week. Have you had March 12 marked on calendar marked for months, just dying of anticipation for the best National Basketball Association matchup of the season? Without Curry, Thompson, Green ...

Sport Colorado rallies for 73-63 win over Washington State
Author: 0 Colorado rallies for 73-63 win over Washington State

The Ducks will face Arizona at 8 p.m. Saturday for the championship . The Golden Bears (19-11, 10-8 Pac-12) play Oregon State in the first round, which they will more than certainly dispatch easily, and then move on to play Utah, which is coming off of a bye.

Sport Chicago Bears: Mike Glennon is In, Cutler Might Soon Be Out
Author: 0 Chicago Bears: Mike Glennon is In, Cutler Might Soon Be Out

The Chicago Bears entered free agency with plenty of cap space with over $50 million to throw around. Not surprisingly, all of the newcomers spoke with energy and optimism, not fully familiar with the team's 14-34 record over the last three seasons or a postseason drought that has dragged on since 2010.

Sport Cummins called up to replace Australia paceman Starc
Author: 0 Cummins called up to replace Australia paceman Starc

Cummins will have competition from reserve bowler, Jackson Bird, has was selected in the Australian squad ahead of the tour but the former is widely being considered as favourite to be given the responsibility with the new ball along with Josh Hazlewood.

Sport Pistons overcome James, Cavaliers in 106-101 win
Author: 0 Pistons overcome James, Cavaliers in 106-101 win

He's been out since December 20, but Smith has ramped up his activity in recent weeks and finally took part in a full practice Wednesday for the first time. "This has probably been one of the tougher years, if not the toughest year for me, on and off the court", he said. ABOUT THE PISTONS (31-33): Detroit is tied with Chicago for seventh place in the East as it enters a stretch in which five of its next six games are at home.

Sport Browns wide receiver Terrelle Pryor headed to Washington
Author: 0 Browns wide receiver Terrelle Pryor headed to Washington

Pryor, who turns 28 in June, now only can hope to follow up his breakthrough 2016 season with another 1,000-yard campaign that vaults him into free agency again next off-season. In 2016, he made a decision to become a wide receiver. If Cleveland would be interested in another free agent, an underrated, yet productive player that would be a fit is Kendall Wright , formerly of the Tennessee Titans.

Sport ACC Tournament: Thoughts From Virginia's Loss To Notre Dame
Author: 0 ACC Tournament: Thoughts From Virginia's Loss To Notre Dame

Wake Up the Echoes, indeed. It won't be an easy win over the Seminoles, but when they click they'll be able to pull it off. "March tournament basketball is fun", said senior captain Steve Vasturia . 11 West Virginia in Friday night's semifinals. Cavaliers forward Mamadi Diakite grabbed Irish guard Matt Farrell by the chest and shoulders and swung him around hard.

Sport Three teams have big shot to end Pac-12 Final Four drought
Author: 0 Three teams have big shot to end Pac-12 Final Four drought

If they win it this year, the Bruins are on the path to get even further. California had one of their best offensive halves of the season against Utah in the 2nd half, however the Bears have generally been led by their defense on the season as the Golden Bears rank 16th in scoring defense, 13th in FG%.

Sport Bears Sign CB Prince Amukamara
Author: 0 Bears Sign CB Prince Amukamara

Chicago's main concern about the signing has to deal with Amukamara's penchant for getting injured, as he's only played one full season out of six. After struggling through five injury-plagued and inconsistent seasons with the team, the Nebraska product signed a one-year, prove-it deal with Jacksonville last season.

Sport Congress not committing yet to Akhilesh Yadav's suggestion of secular alliance
Author: 0 Congress not committing yet to Akhilesh Yadav's suggestion of secular alliance

Springing a surprise on Thursday evening, Akhilesh said he was not averse to an alliance with the BSP in the State, "if the need arises". Samajwadi Party had formed a pre-poll alliance with the Congress for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2017 and for the 403 Assembly seats in the state where, Samajwadi Party is contesting on 298 seats and the remaining 105 seats are being contested by Congress .

Sport What Uttar Pradesh Voting Means for India's Modi
Author: 0 What Uttar Pradesh Voting Means for India's Modi

In Manipur, the 22 constituencies where polling was held today are spread over 10 districts. In 2012, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) met the Congress face to face with 32 seats against 31. A positive result for the BJP will indicate that voters have given their stamp of approval to the economic policies of the central government led by Modi.

Sport Will Shivpal Yadav be able to retain seat? Counting underway
Author: 0 Will Shivpal Yadav be able to retain seat? Counting underway

Akhilesh Yadav's alliance is placed at number two in UP by all exit polls, with ABP News-Lokniti giving it the best shot at 156-169 seats. "SP-Congress will get enough seats, will form government on its own". BSP was third in this poll as well, with 83 to 95 seats in its kitty. "We are sure that the SP-Congress will win maximum seats in the assembly". The ideology of the BJP is risky for the country.

Sport NBA MVP: Russell Westbrook's MVP Case Not Just About Triple Doubles
Author: 0 NBA MVP: Russell Westbrook's MVP Case Not Just About Triple Doubles

The Spurs could face the Warriors without both Leonard and point guard Tony Parker, who is listed as questionable due to back stiffness. Ty Lawson adds a team high 4.7 assists per game. Share your fan photos and videos on Twitter , Instagram , or Facebook by tagging them #DubsOn7 and we may show them online or on TV. "There was a moment there in the first half where there was no life, and we tried to find some sort of energy".

Sport Hull's Jakupovic calls for cool heads for Swansea clash
Author: 0 Hull's Jakupovic calls for cool heads for Swansea clash

The Swans will be quietly confident heading into this one but it's another different test and they'll have to show they can cope with that not just this weekend, but on several occasions between now and the end of the season to maintain their Premier League status.

Sport Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal fans could drive him out of the club
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal fans could drive him out of the club

We can not underestimate any side in any league in this country, and that's what I've learned. I don't want to judge that. "I don't work for my image - I work for this club", Wenger snapped. Cowley is smart enough to know that the longer the game remains goalless, the more toxic the atmosphere at the Emirates will become - and that message will surely be conveyed to his players.

Sport Tottenham defender Davies signs new long-term contract
Author: 0 Tottenham defender Davies signs new long-term contract

Millwall's visit to White Hart Lane is expected to the last cup game at the stadium before it is demolished in the summer, and the South London side have already beaten Bournemouth, Watford and Leicester City in the competition. The Argentine hasn't played for Spurs since October 25. Chelsea defender Gary Cahill has told talkSPORT how England team-mate Harry Kane "is definitely up there" with the best forwards he has faced this season.

Sport Ireland name unchanged starting XV for Wales clash
Author: 0 Ireland name unchanged starting XV for Wales clash

With scrum half Rhys Webb producing a man-of-the-match performance, the Welsh took their chances whereas Ireland left a number of points behind them in the red zone - most notably when a Rory Best maul try was ruled out by an offside infringement by the incoming Robbie Henshaw .

Sport DT Nick Fairley Re-Signs with Saints
Author: 0 DT Nick Fairley Re-Signs with Saints

Fairley racked up a career-high six-and-a-half sacks to go along with 43 tackles. He is a key part of a Saints defense that must make strides to return to the playoffs, and if Fairley graduates to a Pro Bowl level in 2017, then the postseason may be in the cards.

Sport Denver Broncos free agency analysis and remaining options
Author: 0 Denver Broncos free agency analysis and remaining options

The Broncos have a deal in place with free agent guard Ronald Leary, a person familiar with the situation confirmed. "I don't think it affects us too much at all", Leary said. "Run blocking is all about the attitude", he said. "Uh, no, I'm definitely not a recruiter, so I'm not going to get caught up in that at all", Leary said.

Sport Kelvin Beachum signs with New York Jets
Author: 0 Kelvin Beachum signs with New York Jets

Beachum actually visited the Jets during free agency in 2016 but elected to sign with the Jaguars instead. The Jaguars shortly after made the trade for former Miami Dolphins left tackle Branden Albert . Louis Rams on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 in St. Louis. During his three seasons with the Cardinals, he connected on 84.8 percent of his field goal attempts.

Sport Basketball-New US women's coach not tinkering with winning formula
Author: 0 Basketball-New US women's coach not tinkering with winning formula

Staley won three gold medals as a player and two more as an assistant. "I think it is the flawless person for our game and for generations to come", basketball television analyst Debbie Antonelli told the Post and Courier . The American women have won 49 straight games and are 66-3 since beginning play in 1976. Staley is in her 9th season with the Gamecocks and will lead the team to their 6th straight NCAA Tournament appearance.

Sport Jay Cutler An Option For Jets After Release From Bears?
Author: 0 Jay Cutler An Option For Jets After Release From Bears?

The Osweiler signing, of course, has been a bust so far for Houston. There's potential for growth, but Glennon likely doesn't have a higher ceiling than what he's shown to this point. Glennon was demoted to being a backup for the remainder of his tenure with the Bucs. The Bears now hold the third overall selection in this year's draft after going 3-13 this past season, and could potentially look to select one of the top three quarterbacks in this year's draft class.

Sport Dallas Cowboys DT McClain Departs For Redskins
Author: 0 Dallas Cowboys DT McClain Departs For Redskins

McClain comes from Dallas and will earn more than $21 million over four years, according to the Dallas Morning News. It was McClain's first season to start since his rookie year for Carolina in 2011, when he started 12 games. The Redskins signed Jason Hatcher from the Dallas Cowboys three years ago in a similar situation - Hatcher hadn't played much early in his career, then suddenly become an National Football League starter.

Sport Kris Bryant signs record $1.05MM deal
Author: 0 Kris Bryant signs record $1.05MM deal

Though Bryant has played two full seasons, he has not hit second-service-year eligibility because of the controversial delay by the Cubs on his initial call-up as a rookie. On Thursday, the Chicago Cubs announced that it renewed third baseman Kris Bryant for a record contract. He should be one of the first five picks in fantasy drafts this spring.

Author: 0 Brandin Cooks traded to Patriots

In a recent interview with ESPN , Sean Payton, the head coach of the New Orleans Saints, explained the motivation behind the decision to shop Cooks. This trade is the second one the Patriots made on Friday, acquiring Kony Ealy and a third-round pick in exchange for a second-round pick. And yet Mickey's (GM Mickey Loomis) position if you do get a phone call from a team or another team, you're always gonna listen.

Sport Ginobili, Lee Lead Spurs By Kings 114-104 in Leonard's Absence
Author: 0 Ginobili, Lee Lead Spurs By Kings 114-104 in Leonard's Absence

The team said it would provide updates as appropriate. With the absence of Kevin Durant, Westbrook has been carrying the team. With the win, the OKC Thunder improve to 36-29. Although Leonard went down in the third, Oklahoma City never sputtered much of this game at any point. According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Spurs are now 14.5-point home favorites tonight versus the Kings after opening as a 16-point favorite.

Sport Barcelona, Real Madrid to play preseason Florida exhibition
Author: 0 Barcelona, Real Madrid to play preseason Florida exhibition

The formal announcement was made during a press conference on Friday that featured legends from both sides such as Hristo Stocihkov and Roberto Carlos. The match is part of the International Champions Cup, the annual global exhibition series which features clubs from Europe and around the world. Barcelona and Real Madrid are old enemies and will play in the ICC.

Sport Where to watch Juventus vs AC Milan Live Stream
Author: 0 Where to watch Juventus vs AC Milan Live Stream

Mattia de Sciglio conceded the penalty in the 95th minute with a handball, just minutes after team-mate Jose Sosa was sent off for a second yellow card. However, Milan would hit back before the break when Carlos Bacca finished smartly after excellent work from Gerard Deulofeu in the 43rd minute. "He was better in the second half and had it not been for an unbelievable Donnarumma he would have scored".

Sport Packers: Green Bay defensive back Micah Hyde signs with Buffalo Bills
Author: 0 Packers: Green Bay defensive back Micah Hyde signs with Buffalo Bills

The Detroit Lions and Buffalo Bills are also pursuing the free agent tight end, but the Bears do have an advantage with Dowell Loggains as offensive coordinator, who coached Cook when the two were together on the Tennessee Titans. When the Packers re-signed outside linebacker Nick Perry on Thursday, they structured it so there was a small salary-cap hit in the first year, indicating they would be a player in free agency.

Sport Fayetteville PD Release Baker Mayfield Arrest Video
Author: 0 Fayetteville PD Release Baker Mayfield Arrest Video

In the grainy, night-time video, you can see Mayfield attempt to run from police officers, before quickly being tackled and handcuffed. According to a booking report, an officer responded to a report of an assault and battery. The officer said Mayfield's speech was slurred, he had trouble walking and he smelled of alcohol. Mayfield can be heard asking the officers, "What did I do wrong?" "Mayfield began to walk away from me".

Author: 0 49ers sign WR Robinson to 2-year deal

Robinson reunites with the former Falcons offense of coordinator Kyle Shanahan who was recently name the 49ers head coach. "I signed a two-year deal, but I was really focused on the excitement of flying out here, meeting these guys and seeing what we can do this year".

Sport Vunipola brothers on the bench for England clash with Scotland
Author: 0 Vunipola brothers on the bench for England clash with Scotland

England is attempting to equal the Tier 1 world record for consecutive Test victories, now 18 matches and held by New Zealand. The forwards remain the same from the group that started against Italy but the changes all come in the backs with Nowell replacing Jonny May on the wing, Joseph coming in for Ben Te'o and Youngs replacing Danny Care.

Sport Formula One: Testing indicates Ferrari may be ready to challenge Mercedes
Author: 0 Formula One: Testing indicates Ferrari may be ready to challenge Mercedes

The Dutchman was kept in the garage briefly in the afternoon with a turbo problem, with the Red Bull driver clocking a mild 69 laps for the day. A highly productive day for Toro Rosso saw Carlos Sainz take third place after 132 laps in the STR13, whilst a low-key session for Mercedes ended with Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton fourth and fifth respectively, with 107 laps between them.

Sport Daniel Bryan Hints At Ring Return, Japan Signing, Jerry Lawler
Author: 0 Daniel Bryan Hints At Ring Return, Japan Signing, Jerry Lawler

There are still many conflicting reports on Bryan's retirement, future with the WWE, and dreams of returning to indie wrestling. The Miz and Daniel Bryan have had a freaky feud that started at the WWE Draft when Daniel Bryan made it clear that he wanted the WWE Intercontinental belt, just not the wrestler who was holding it at the time.

Sport Chance Warmack signs one-year deal with Philadelphia Eagles
Author: 0 Chance Warmack signs one-year deal with Philadelphia Eagles

The Titans drafted Warmack 10th overall out of Alabama in 2013 and quickly plugged him into the starting lineup. The 27-year-old was a second-round pick by the Oakland Raiders in 2011, and he went on to start 61 games for them in four seasons, primarily at center.

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 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 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.