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Sport Stoke City v Chelsea preview
Author: 0 Stoke City v Chelsea preview

Like Leicester, Crystal Palace eased their worries with a third straight win, 1-0 at home to Watford through Troy Deeney's own goal, suggesting master escapologist Sam Allardyce can maintain his record of never suffering a Premier League relegation.

Author: 0 Dietmar Hamann states his prediction for Man City v Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp's side visit the Etihad Stadium knowing that a win would lift them above City in the Premier League, having played a game more . "After being knocked out of the Champions League they will be even more focused on the Premier League, so we have to be ready".

Sport Pedro returns to Spain squad for games against Israel and France
Author: 0 Pedro returns to Spain squad for games against Israel and France

Gerard Deulofeu and Asier Illarramendi were the main novelties in Julen Lopetegui's latest Spain squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifier against Israel on March 24 and a friendly against France in Paris four days later. Uncapped Real Sociedad midfielder Asier Illarramendi has been included and Gerard Deulofeu is back for the first time since making his debut in 2014.

Author: 0 Toure hits back at Man City critics

And it could lead to their downfall against Liverpool at the Etihad today. However, City have lost five games this season in the league and the Spaniard has never suffered six league defeats in one season. You have to pay them. When teams defend deep sometimes they have more problems but they are a top team, he is a top trainer. The sides are a point apart at third and fourth on the table, City ahead with a game in hand.

Sport UW goaltender Desbiens wins Patty Kazmaier Award
Author: 0 UW goaltender Desbiens wins Patty Kazmaier Award

Desbiens is the third goaltender and the fifth player from UW to win the award. At 5-foot-9, Wisconsin goalie Ann-Renee Desbiens isn't physically imposing. We played with a lot of heart and I think it showed, and it was a pretty special team this year". Clarkson's other appearance in the title game was a 5-4 win over Minnesota in 2014.

Author: 0 Hill: Hamilton will 're-double his efforts'

With the majority of F1 drivers signed up for 2017, Mercedes were left in a tricky situation with a world title-contending race seat left vacant alongside Hamilton but were able to entice Bottas away from Williams with Felipe Massa completing to retirement U-turn to return to the Grove-based team.

Sport Steve Agnew: I will save Middlesbrough from relegation
Author: 0 Steve Agnew: I will save Middlesbrough from relegation

Redknapp's last managerial role was a short spell with the Jordan national team a year ago, whilst he's now the Director at Wimbourne Town as well as "Football Consultant" at Central Coast Mariners. "If we show that commitment and that sort of intensity until the end of the season then we have a real chance of staying in this league". "This is a tough business and at end of last season everyone was under pressure trying to get up".

Sport Meals on Wheels donations surge after funding cuts proposed
Author: 0 Meals on Wheels donations surge after funding cuts proposed

Despite the potential cuts, Bertolette said the budget doesn't yet provide enough information to determine how much Meals on Wheels would be affected financially. "I'm not sure where the details came from", Collins said Thursday on CNN's "The Messy Truth". Since these programs feed veterans, children, poor, elderly, disabled and others who are unable to leave their homes, the internet pretty much lost it at Mulvaney's weird justification of the inhumane budget cut.

Sport Can Wisconsin Find Success vs Villanova's Front Court?
Author: 0 Can Wisconsin Find Success vs Villanova's Front Court?

Villanova took the lead on the next possession - its first since the 13:10 mark of the first half - and looked poised to close the door, until Koenig returned at 5:43. Koenig couldn't miss, but while he did his damage from the outside for Wisconsin, the Hokies attacked inside with Leday muscling for layups off nice feeds from Seth Allen and Justin Robinson.

Sport Tom Huddlestone enjoying life under Marco Silva at Hull
Author: 0 Tom Huddlestone enjoying life under Marco Silva at Hull

We'll have all the build-up to the game and before that all the news of the day and previews ahead of the clash at Goodison Park. "It's been enjoyable and he's opened a few of our eyes to different tactics and ways of playing and ideas on the pitch, so it's been very enjoyable so far".

Author: 0 Willmar JC Penney not on closure list

While most of the stores closing are in smaller market, the list includes several higher-profile locations, including the Penney at Palisades Center in West Nyack, New York, and the one at King of Prussia mall, in King of Prussia, Pa. JCPenney added that 5,000 jobs will be affected by the closures, and part of the way in which it is making this happen is by offering 6,000 workers an opportunity to retire early with a package they can take or reject.

Sport Redknapp believes he can 'save Middlesbrough from drop'
Author: 0 Redknapp believes he can 'save Middlesbrough from drop'

HARRY REDKNAPP has ruled himself out of the running to be the next Middlesbrough manager. The lack of a workable Plan B contributed to a run of 10 league games without a win and only three goals scored. I wouldn't get involved, I wouldn't judge a first-team coach on his relationship with one player. In the third year, he had direct promotion. Steve Agnew is now in charge until Middlesbrough appoint a new boss.

Sport Mourinho: Premier League don't care how we do in Europe
Author: 0 Mourinho: Premier League don't care how we do in Europe

The Boro failed to score in these three fixtures and have managed to score only four goals in last 10 matches played in all competitions . "It's just a little bit of common sense, if they want, or if they are happy we have one English club in the Europa League and one English club in the Champions League".

Author: 0 LaVar Ball: Lonzo Ball is Better Than LeBron James and Russell Westbrook

If Sixers president/general manager Bryan Colangelo has had difficulty dealing with the public relations aspect of talking about injuries, how would he handle an attention-seeking parent who is liable to say anything at any time to promote himself or his son? "His son is alright", Ball quickly interjected.

Sport Cummins keeps India in check despite Pujara ton
Author: 0 Cummins keeps India in check despite Pujara ton

Cheteshwar Pujara and Wriddhiman Saha put on a record seventh-wicket stand, and in course broke multiple other records, to pound Australia into the ground and put India in a position from where they can not lose the match. Australia, on the other hand concentrated on building pressure through disciplined bowling from spinners Nathan Lyon and Steve O'Keefe. The wicketkeeper revealed that the seventh-wicket partnership that put India in control was planned such that the first target was to ...

Sport Joe Hart
Author: 0 Joe Hart "truly happy" to be on loan with Torino

The point takes Inter up to 55 points, but it remains in fifth and five behind Napoli, which now occupies third ahead of its match at Empoli on Sunday. As the 'keeper scrambled to get back into position, Antonio Candreva pounced from the right side of the area to fire inside the far post. Torino are 10th in Serie A and boast the fourth worst defence in the league having conceded 48 goals.

Sport Grizzlies stretch streak to four with big victory over Spurs
Author: 0 Grizzlies stretch streak to four with big victory over Spurs

Memphis defeated San Antonio 89-74 in their first matchup this season on February 6. Kawhi Leonard scored 22 points on 6 of 15 shooting, while LaMarcus Aldridge had 21 points, going 9 for 18. Neither team created much separation the remainder of the quarter, although the Grizzlies built a four-point lead at 42-38 late in the period on a Tony Allen putback.

Sport In Tweets, PM Modi Shows Resounding Support To Yogi Adityanath
Author: 0 In Tweets, PM Modi Shows Resounding Support To Yogi Adityanath

Our sole mission & motive is development. Following the swearing-in ceremony, PM Modi, using his usual pun-intended tweets, tweeted out his support for the new CM and said that he has huge confidence that this new team will leave no stone unturned in making Uttar Pradesh "Uttam Pradesh".

Author: 0 NCAA Tournament: Flashes bow out to Bruins in 97-80 opener

Isaac Hamilton added 14 points. Troy Caupain had 23 points and seven rebounds for the Bearcats. Ball played with tape on his sprained left thumb and Leaf wore a brace on his sprained left ankle, but neither seemed to be bothered by their injuries.

Sport North Dakota falls to Arizona in NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 North Dakota falls to Arizona in NCAA Tournament

He has only appeared in 15 games after serving a suspension related to performance-enhancing drugs. FAB FROSH: Arizona freshman forward Lauri Markkanen is expected to be a high first-round pick in the National Basketball Association draft if he leaves after the tournament.

Sport Conor McGregor Parties on St. Patrick's Day Because of Course
Author: 0 Conor McGregor Parties on St. Patrick's Day Because of Course

The UFC icon has been stung by criticism of his proposed fight with five-division champion Mayweather . "I'm the boxing guy, watch me take over boxing", McGregor exclaimed. It's probably why he applied for a boxing license shortly after McGregor did when the talks between him and Floyd Mayweather were just starting to gain steam.

Sport NCAA Tournament First Round Scores: March 16
Author: 0 NCAA Tournament First Round Scores: March 16

Northwestern coach Chris Collins - who admitted afterward he was flirting with a technical foul all afternoon - then scurried onto the floor to object to the missed call. Something unexpected, maybe even unbelievable: Northwestern found a level it hadn't played at all season. Top-seeded Gonzaga fought off a insane Wildcats comeback for a 79-73 victory Saturday night with help from an untimely technical foul on Wildcats coach Chris Collins.

Sport Renshaw guides Australia to lead
Author: 0 Renshaw guides Australia to lead

After a 10-over spell by Ashwin, during which he conceded just eight runs for the wicket of Warner, India captain Virat Kohli brought on left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja. Wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha completed the stumping in quick time. "I think every run is vital and we sort of felt like we were just about to get on top of the game when I got out so it was quite frustrating from that point of view".

Sport Conor McGregor Declares He Will 'Stop Floyd' Mayweather and 'Take Over Boxing'
Author: 0 Conor McGregor Declares He Will 'Stop Floyd' Mayweather and 'Take Over Boxing'

The whole word is going to eat their words. "I'm 28, a confident m-- f--, long, rangy, risky with both hands". "I'm going to stop Floyd", he said. Perhaps a Frankenstein's monster cobbled together by its own hype, McGregor vs. Mayweather has grown some serious legs recently. The T-Mobile Arena has reportedly provisionally reserved on June 10 suggesting that the Las Vegas fight Mayweather was hoping for will happen.

Author: 0 Cavs rest big three and suffer big loss, Warriors stay hot

But James was forced to step up late after the Cleveland Cavaliers lost two starters to injuries, scoring 17 of the Cavs' 24 points in the fourth quarter to lift them to a 91-83 win over the Jazz . "To still be No. 1 in the East after going through all the injuries, we're in good shape", Lue said. IN converted only nine of its 41 second-half shots as NY stormed back from a 13-point deficit in the third quarter.

Author: 0 Tough Start For Canes As They Face Michigan State In NCAA Tourney

But what Michigan State fans know is that when Nick Ward has success, so too does the team. That includes Michigan State , Purdue, and Wisconsin. Calvin Thompson scored half of the Jayhawks' 16 overtime points to knock the Spartans out of the tournament.

Sport Clippers roll Cavaliers, 108-78, as Cleveland rests James, Love and Irving
Author: 0 Clippers roll Cavaliers, 108-78, as Cleveland rests James, Love and Irving

The fans were restless early on, booing the Clippers after a late turnover in the first that led to them going down by two points at the end of the quarter. ESPN's Ramona Shelburne pointed out that the two teams that have won the past two National Basketball Association championships were nearly definitely sending a message to the league by resting players for ABC games.

Sport Goran Dragic eye injury looks photoshopped, will keep him out Sunday
Author: 0 Goran Dragic eye injury looks photoshopped, will keep him out Sunday

With George struggling in the fourth quarter, in got clutch plays late from Jeff Teague and Myles Turner . We've been inconsistent, and this was a must-win. I know he's still a captain and a floor general in a suit, but it's different when you're out there and you're battling those guys. "Games like this are significant", Spoelstra said.

Sport Footballer thanks his wife and side chick
Author: 0 Footballer thanks his wife and side chick

Good stuff! Except for his acceptance speech, in which he thanked both his wife and girlfriend (before backtracking to assure his wife that, really, he loves her so much!). Mohammed Anas' man-of-the-match interview didn't go to plan. "I love you so much from my heart", said Anas with a cheeky grin on his face. Fortunately, Twitter was able to come up with more than enough comments of its own.

Author: 0 Elliott leads opening Phoenix practice

It just so happens that last week's combatants in the Vegas post-race pit road brawl, Joey Logano and Kyle Busch finished first and second in Phoenix the last time the series raced there in November. If you could score fantasy points for punches thrown, punches landed and level of excitement gained, then Joey Logano and Kyle Busch would of scored the most fantasy racing points last weekend in Las Vegas.

Sport Retherford wins second national title
Author: 0 Retherford wins second national title

Junior Matt McCutcheon also had an impressive day for the Nittany Lions. All rankings listed are official tournament seeds. Then, in the Round of 16, he was dropped into the consolation by Princeton No. At Bergen Catholic, Suriano finished 159-0 and as just the fourth four-time New Jersey state champion and the second to go undefeated. Nevills grabbed fifth place in his class with the win, and in doing so clinched the team title for Cael Sanderson's program.

Sport Pat Cummins strikes pull India back, Pujara firm
Author: 0 Pat Cummins strikes pull India back, Pujara firm

The four-Test series is level at 1-1 and the stage is set for another tense finish in Ranchi. It came on a day where Kohli rushed out of the dressing room to sarcastically applaud Smith's team after they had burnt a second review. Josh Hazlewood was his usual economical self, Steve O'Keefe spent most of the day pitching outside the leg stump and Nathan Lyon was used relatively sparingly.

Sport Jose Mourinho:
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: "I Would Never Have Sold Di Maria, Chicharito, Or Welbeck"

Hernandez plays for Bayer Leverkusen now, where he has scored 27 goals in 50 games for the Bundesliga side. "We are not ready to be Manchester United ". But there is a space between the general ambition of such a giant club and what we are in reality". Di Maria was allowed to join Paris St Germain in 2015 after a woeful and unsettling year at Old Trafford.

Sport Air Force pilot from MI dies in plane crash during training flight
Author: 0 Air Force pilot from MI dies in plane crash during training flight

The squadron is an operational flying squadron and part the 27th Special Operations Wing at Cannon Air Force Base in New Mexico. Dellecker, who was from Daytona Beach, Fla., is survived by his mother and father. "We are deeply saddened by this loss within our Air Commando family", said Col. First Lt. Frederick Dellecker, 26, was a co-pilot for the 318th SOS.

Sport Virginia's loss to Florida summed up in one savage jabstep
Author: 0 Virginia's loss to Florida summed up in one savage jabstep

Against East Tennessee State, he dominated above the rim and led the Gators with 24 points, matching a career high for the 6-8 junior. West Virginia shot a season-best 57 percent (8 of 14) on 3-pointers and 50 percent overall. Florida manhandled Virginia most of this game , opening up a 14-point lead by halftime and toying with the Cavaliers for nearly all of the second.

Sport MTSU won't back down against Butler
Author: 0 MTSU won't back down against Butler

MILWAUKEE , Wis. - The day before Middle Tennessee's first-round NCAA tournament matchup against Minnesota, Blue Raiders coach Kermit Davis was asked about the significance of so many pundits believing his team ought to win the game. Foul Trouble - This so critical today. Giddy Potts added 15 points and five assists. It's crucial for the Bulldogs to not let their shooters get flummoxed by Middle Tennessee's penchant for switching up defenses.

Sport Ireland deny England Slam glory in Dublin
Author: 0 Ireland deny England Slam glory in Dublin

Wasps Wing, Elliot Daly , is available for the showdown after undergoing the return-to-play protocols after suffering concussion in the victory over Scotland. It threw Peter O'Mahony into the back row from the off, from where he produced a man-of-the-match performance. "We're 14 months into a four-year project", he said.

Sport UFC Fight Night 107 highlights: Jimi Manuwa vs. Corey Anderson
Author: 0 UFC Fight Night 107 highlights: Jimi Manuwa vs. Corey Anderson

The full video highlights can be seen below courtesy of UFC. And the official decision had barely left Bruce Buffer's lips when "The Poster Boy" issued an unexpected call-out. He now sits at No. 4 on the official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight rankings. "But at the same time, why not have a fight with David Haye?" "Conor wants to fight Mayweather, why not have me and Haye on that same card?" Strangely, Manuwa's call outs didn't end with "DC and 'Rumble".

Sport NCAA acknowledges blown call in Northwestern loss
Author: 0 NCAA acknowledges blown call in Northwestern loss

The NCAA released a statement regarding an officiating gaffe , in which Collins was awarded a block at the rim with 4:57 remaining. Taphorn's threes came at just the right time . the Bulldogs. BIG MAN SHUFFLE: The Wildcats had more trouble stopping 7-foot-1 Przemek Karnowski's backup than Karnowski himself. They are fourth in the nation in 2-point shooting, making 58% of their shots.

Sport UFC on the Fly Showcases Brad Pickett's Upcoming Final Fight
Author: 0 UFC on the Fly Showcases Brad Pickett's Upcoming Final Fight

I could've maybe, I didn't have trouble taking him down when I went for the takedown, so I could've just taken him down laid on him and make it boring. Pickett, whose retirement fight perhaps overshadowed the main and co-main events of the night, also commented on the support he got from the fans. So it's definitely the right decision and obviously it's not the fairy tale ending that myself and probably everybody else wanted.

Sport Malcolm Butler Finalizing Deal with New Orleans Saints?
Author: 0 Malcolm Butler Finalizing Deal with New Orleans Saints?

CSN New England reported two days ago that Butler had "warmed up" to the idea of playing in New Orleans. Still, it's not unreasonable to believe Butler has played his final game in a Patriots' uniform. New England has held joint practices with New Orleans each of the past two seasons. On the flipside, players the Patriots have moved on from generally don't fare well in their next stop.

Sport Carter, Miles lift WVU past Notre Dame and onto the Sweet 16
Author: 0 Carter, Miles lift WVU past Notre Dame and onto the Sweet 16

Notre Dame came into this year's tournament having more NCAA Tournament wins over the past two years with six, the Irish making back-to-back Elite Eight trips with the nucleus of those two teams on the floor today. If that's paired with a team capable of getting buckets at a high rate and not disproportionately dependent on live-ball turnovers, the Mountaineers just became an especially tough out.

Sport Xavier executes ideal game plan, dominates Florida State
Author: 0 Xavier executes ideal game plan, dominates Florida State

Put simply, poor defense along the perimeter doomed the Seminoles. Trevon Bluiett led the way with 29 points on 8-14 shooting, while Kaiser Gates (14), Tyrique Jones (13), Sean O'Mara (11), and JP Macura (10) all finished the night in double-figures as well.

Sport PSG players heckled by irate fans
Author: 0 PSG players heckled by irate fans

It was one of the most jaw-dropping sequences ever seen at Camp Nou - or any other ground. The French side was on the verge of avenging quarter-final exits to Barcelona in 2013 and 2015 and earning an elusive marquee victory that its Qatari owners were longing for.

Author: 0 North Carolina cruises past Texas Southern in first round of NCAA Tournament

The Tar Heels-second on the odds to win the NCAA tournament heading into the event, per Gaming the Odds-won six of seven prior to that setback, going 5-1-1 ATS. After blaming himself for the Tar Heels' loss to Duke in the semifinal round of the ACC Tournament, Jackson made sure to spend extra time in the gym - both before and after practice - to work on his shot.

Sport Sock beats Nishikori to gain Indian Wells semifinals
Author: 0 Sock beats Nishikori to gain Indian Wells semifinals

Roger Federer advanced into the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open after Nick Kyrgios pulled out of their quarter-final clash due to illness. Federer faced just one break point on his serve in the match , but he recovered with a big serve and two winning backhands to go up 2-0 in the first set.

Sport NCAA Tournament 2017, Villanova vs Wisconsin: Highlights, score and recap
Author: 0 NCAA Tournament 2017, Villanova vs Wisconsin: Highlights, score and recap

Mary's played, but that we didn't start the game with energy". "It's in the back of your mind", Wright said. "I have a bunch of Bucknell guys I played basketball with and we have a text thread that we stay on to follow the games. "It hits you for a second, 'This could be one of those games.' You've got to get knock it out and concentrate on the next play". But they're so well-balanced.