Author: 0 Local football fans weigh in on the Raiders' move to Las Vegas

The Oakland Coliseum is one of the more outdated stadiums in the NFL. The city of Oakland presented a last-minute proposal on Friday for a $1.3 billion stadium in hopes of keeping the team. Al Davis moved the Raiders to Los Angeles in 1982 before returning 13 years later. In fact, for many, the NFL's 31-1 vote to approve owner Mark Davis' application to move the team to Las Vegas will be the final straw that ends his support.

Sport Dawson double gives West Brom 3-1 win over Arsenal
Author: 0 Dawson double gives West Brom 3-1 win over Arsenal

Robson-Kanu pounced on a mix-up between Ospina and an Arsenal defender 75 seconds after coming on as a substitute for Salomon Rondon to poke the ball into an empty net in the 55th minute. "Financially, I mean. Of course, on the sporting front it would be a blow, but financially the Champions League does not have the impact any more that it had five or six years ago because of the influx of the television money (to the Premier League)".

Sport Manchester United to play five matches on U.S. tour
Author: 0 Manchester United to play five matches on U.S. tour

Agnew, who took over the reins following Aitor Karanka's departure on Thursday, said: "It is a club I have a great affection for, I love the people in the area and the passionate crowd of north-east football". Neymar has always been linked with a move to Old Trafford, and in February 2017, there were reports that Spanish giants turned down £100 million bid by Manchester United .

Author: 0 Raiders' Jack Del Rio: 'Worry' about your job now, Vegas move later

Las Vegas will soon be home to an NFL team, as the league's team owners approved for the Raiders' organization to relocate to Vegas from Oakland during the annual NFL meetings in Phoenix on Monday. If you're a young business man and all of a sudden you're 21 years old, you're very bright, you get a $6 million bonus, what do you think you're gonna do when you go to Vegas? Moving the Raiders? You can move a lot of teams.

Author: 0 Westbrook's heroics lift Thunder in Dallas

He's 4 for 17 from the floor in clutch time against the Rockets, and that includes two questionable late 3-point attempts in losses, one in Oklahoma City on December 9, another in Houston on January 5. He made nine of 11 free throws. He scored 19 points in the fourth quarter, which included the three-pointer with 7.1 seconds remaining in regulation that sent the game into overtime with his 50th point of the night.

Author: 0 Durant: Resting controversy 'only for a couple of players'

Here are a few quick takeaways from Tuesday's action. The Warriors scored more than the league-average in six out of their last eight games. Steph Curry led the way with 32 points on an off night shooting. That 26.3 percent mark is almost 10 percent lower than their season average. Warriors vs Spurs scores and results will be posted here, which team will win? This result was quite a change from where it felt heading in the first quarter.

Sport Lillard leads Trail Blazers past Rockets 117-107
Author: 0 Lillard leads Trail Blazers past Rockets 117-107

After Eric Gordon's three-pointer gave the Rockets a two-point lead early in the second quarter, the Blazers outscored Houston 19-6 to reclaim the lead, which they pushed to 12 before taking a 65-56 lead into halftime. "I worry about always having my teammates' back". For the coaching staff, the fans, the front office, I am here to play. "As long as I can do that at a high level, everybody eats".

Author: 0 Chelsea 13 points clear after late Cahill victor at Stoke

Hazard reportedly sustained a muscular injury that has ruled him out of the match and has not travelled with the squad. Chelsea are yet to confirm any details regarding Hazard's injury, but it serves to make him a doubt for Belgium's upcoming internationals against Greece and Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Brazil become first team to qualify for 2018 World Cup

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the victory was Brazil's eighth straight win under coach Tite. That in itself was not enough to confirm their participation in Russian Federation but Peru's surprise 2-1 win over Uruguay in a later game guaranteed Brazil a top-four finish.

Sport Mourinho hints that he could prioritise Europa
Author: 0 Mourinho hints that he could prioritise Europa

United took the lead on the half-hour mark, via a Marouane Fellaini header from an Ashley Young centre. Jesse Lingard doubled the advantage for Manchester United in the 62nd minute, as he unleashed a fierce long-range strike that nestled into the top corner.

Author: 0 UConn, South Carolina, Miss State and Stanford in Final Four

I said when (Oregon coach) Kelly Graves was hired that it won't be long before they're in the Final Four. Stop buying the easy sell, stop falling for shallow narrative, stop knocking the greatness of a singularly extraordinary program to make a point about perceived shortcomings in programs elsewhere.

Sport Pacquiao-Horn deal done 'by end of week'
Author: 0 Pacquiao-Horn deal done 'by end of week'

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is back in talks for a possible fight with unbeaten Australian Jeff Horn, the Filipino world champion's adviser said Friday. Arum told the Manila Bulletin: "They have to make a decision by Wednesday (Thursday in Manila)". "Unless it's a big fight, we are looking at Manny fighting outside the US", Arum said.

Sport Fire that collapsed overpass is out
Author: 0 Fire that collapsed overpass is out

Mayor Kasim Reed discussed the dismissal of... Stafford said the department had closed down the interstate because of the fire, so no cars were on the overpass when it dropped. The surface streets are also being blocked with the biggest being Piedmont Road. APS officials said they are working on a transportation plan to make sure students in the north cluster can get to school.

Author: 0 World Cup Qualifier UEFA

Like Pomykal, de Ligt hails from his country's most famous youth program - Ajax - but like Pomykal he has made only two pro starts. Two! Group A table-toppers France, the 1998 champions and last year's Euro 2016 runners-up, saw Olivier Giroud open the scoring in Luxembourg just before the half-hour mark.

Author: 0 Fowler shoots 64 for 1-shot lead at Houston Open

Half of the field in the tour's first major of the year was still on the course when play was suspended. The signs are suddenly considerably better for Fowler, partly because he will head to Augusta relatively under the radar. "Family is great. I've been putting in work in the gym, I've spent some quality time with Butch [Harmon, his coach] the first two days here. I felt very good over the last few months".

Sport Jorge Linares Outclasses Anthony Crolla
Author: 0 Jorge Linares Outclasses Anthony Crolla

Anthony Crolla (31-5-3) and Jorge Linares (41-3) met in the main event of the card for Linares' WBA Lightweight Title. He's not lost for five years and undoubtedly is one of the best fighters in the world. "I feel like I'm improving in camps still". A fight between two elite technicians like Linares and Lomachenko is a boxing purist's dream. I believe there will be plenty of options and fights out there for us and I still want to be involved in those big fights.

Sport India beat Australia by 8 wickets to take series 2-1
Author: 0 India beat Australia by 8 wickets to take series 2-1

This is our best series win so far". Debutant player Kuldeep Yadav, who performed four-for in the first innings attracted many eye-balls across the nation, including Sachin Tendulkar. "He just came out and said I am going to dominate". To challenge them so much, I am proud. India's star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin also received the Garfield Sobers Trophy for the ICC Cricketer of the Year 2016 as well as the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year 2016.

Sport Pendleton JC Penney is closing
Author: 0 Pendleton JC Penney is closing

The retailer said the closures are likely to displace 5,000 workers in all. The 138 store closures will impact 5,000 employees, but J.C. Penney said it would be working to place employees in other stores or provide outplacement support.

Author: 0 Warriors' Durant on track to return in regular season

Durant, ruled out indefinitely on March 1 owing to a left knee sprain and bone bruise, may play in the final three regular-season games for the Warriors - home contests against New Orleans on April 8, Utah on April 10 and the Lakers on April 12.

Author: 0 Top seeded Villanova loses in second round

The loss ended top-seeded Villanova's quest to become the first repeat national champion in 10 years. Villanova seized the 2016 national championship with the most ideal full-court inbounds play ever run. Northwestern's furious second half rally against Gonzaga came up just short, but Vic Law provided us with a huge putback slam in the process. Where: KeyBank Center, Buffalo, N.Y.

Author: 0 Mark Waugh: Australia played as well as India on the tour

I really wanted to do well for the team. Ever since the first test, Kohli has been in the Australian media's line of fire, especially after he nearly called Australian captain Steve Smith a cheat when he sought clues from the dressing room while taking a DRS call.

Author: 0 Griffin, Paul help Clippers hand Suns 10th straight loss

Not with a short-handed roster. Tonight, Griffin made good on his promise, playing in the "Just 5" customs against the Washington Wizards. Utah leads Los Angeles by 1 1/2 games and Oklahoma City (43-31) by 2 1/2. The awful defense poured over to the third quarter as the Clippers connected on 10 of their first 11 field goals to start the second half and cracked 100 points at the 5:41 mark.

Sport Penn State trustee low on sympathy for 'so-called victims'
Author: 0 Penn State trustee low on sympathy for 'so-called victims'

Penn State has also paid roughly $93 million to more than 30 Sandusky victims, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education . He was found not guilty of conspiracy and another count of child endangerment. "Al Lord's comments are personal and do not represent the opinions of the board or the university", Ira M. Lubert, chairman of the board of trustees , said in a statement.

Sport Sindarius Thronwell leads SC to NCAA victory over Marquette
Author: 0 Sindarius Thronwell leads SC to NCAA victory over Marquette

Both also came from the ACC, which started the tournament with nine teams in the field but now only has North Carolina. What do you think has been the biggest upset thus far in the NCAA tournament? Any team that can halt a red-hot Duke squad deserves recognition as a legitimate threat the rest of the tournament.

Author: 0 How much do tickets cost for the 2017 NCAA Final Four?

North Carolina is the alma mater of Michael Jordan, and the Tar Heels' deal is with Nike's Jordan Brand. Despite having redemption on the mind, Bing likes the Bulldogs to send the Tar Heels into heartbreak for the second year in a row. "If you flip that, OR is going to have to take care of the defensive boards". On South Carolina's offense: "The last few games since they lost in the conference tournament, their transition offense has gotten a lot better".

Author: 0 Will Warriors upset Spurs in rematch? NBA Predictions 3/29/17

Golden State has won nine in a row and now has a three-and-a-half-game cushion on the Spurs in the race for the Western Conference's top playoff seed with seven games remaining on the schedule. He also coughed up six turnovers as the Warriors came up big defensively - limiting one of the league's most explosive offenses to just 38.8 percent shooting.

Sport Southgate wants time to solve England captaincy puzzle
Author: 0 Southgate wants time to solve England captaincy puzzle

Hart setting the right tone "Joe Hart will captain the side". Not that he necessarily sees it that way. They are very driven and highly motivated, so we can progress quickly, but there's no need to put a time scale on it, because everybody will progress at different stages individually.

Author: 0 Liverpool and Manchester City trade blows in EPL stalemate

Asked why his side's performance had filled him with pride, Guardiola said it was because of how they responded to their bitter European exit. The Champions League defeat was so tough for us and we recovered today with our mentality and attack, but we could not attack more because Liverpool are a top team.

Author: 0 It's now Ronaldo airport in Madeira, not everyone happy with his bust

Ronaldo, who is as big of a fan of his own looks as his legion of fans are, could be excused for asking what had gone wrong. Ronaldo is expected to attend a ceremony outside the airport on Wednesday, a day after scoring the opening goal in a 3-2 friendly defeat to Sweden at the Estádio dos Barreiros in Funchal, his hometown.

Author: 0 Podolski signs off in style as Germany beat England

Picking up a layoff from substitute André Schürrle, he turned and unleashed a thunderous left-foot strike from 20 metres that flew past England goalkeeper Joe Hart into the top corner. Podolski struck a thunderbolt in the 69th minute to sink an experimental England side in Germany . Lukas Podolski brought down the curtain on his global career and provided a stunning goal in his 130th cap for Germany to edge the "Three Lions" in front of 60,109 spectators at Signal-Iduna Park.

Sport Joshi, Pawar, Sangma conferred Padma Vibhushan
Author: 0 Joshi, Pawar, Sangma conferred Padma Vibhushan

Thirty-nine people, including political stalwarts Sharad Pawar, Murli Manohar Joshi and former Lok Sabha Speaker P.A. Sangma, cricketer Virat Kohli and Bollywood singer Anuradha Paudwal, were recognized with the Padma award March 30 in New Delhi .

Author: 0 Coliseum loses money on Raiders, doesn't want team here in 2019

The Oakland Raiders belong in Oakland. What happens in between the end of next season and the opening of their new stadium in Sin City, however, is reportedly up in the air. Following its annual Franchise Owners General Meeting on Monday 27 March, the National Football League has approved for the Oakland Raiders to move to Las Vegas Nevada within the next three years.

Author: 0 Netherlands sack manager Danny Blind following loss to Bulgaria

Netherlands assistant coach Fred Grim will stand in as caretaker for Tuesday's friendly against Italy in Amsterdam while the KNVB start to look for a new manager. "But because the results are unfortunately disappointing, and the qualification for the World Cup in Russian Federation is hard, we feel forced to part ways", Decossaux said in an official statement issued by KNVB.

Author: 0 Ireland describe Seamus Coleman's injury during Wales match as 'big loss'

Remarkably, despite suffering a hairline fracture of his leg which ruled him out of last season's FA Cup Final Ledley was able to return to action in time for Euro 2016. He said: "I'm not exactly sure, I must admit". The fullback was taken down by Neil Taylor , whose terrible tackle caused the injury and earned the Welshman a red card.

Sport Prep phenom Porter Jr. eager to team up with dad at Missouri
Author: 0 Prep phenom Porter Jr. eager to team up with dad at Missouri

He drew two fouls attacking the bucket and also scored twice off putbacks, including one off his own miss after stealing the ball from 6-foot-11 center Mohamed Bamba underneath the basket following a missed free throw. Porter, a 6-foot-9 forward, finished with 17 points and eight rebounds. Young had nine points and a team-high five assists. "You know we were talking mess", Brown said.

Author: 0 Australia manages to maintain the series score

Steve SmithEveryone is in good form, we've have a good three Test matches but to be honest we probably left ourselves 100 runs short in the first innings. I thought they played beautifully. "Maxwell was sensational. That's the way we want him to play", Smith said. "I guess after that first innings we were glad that we got 450, but reflecting on the game - and we did speak about it afterwards - we did score 450 but we definitely did have a chance there to score 500-550, potentially 600, and ...

Sport Formula One: Sebastian Vettel beats Lewis Hamilton in first race of season
Author: 0 Formula One: Sebastian Vettel beats Lewis Hamilton in first race of season

We stayed out, the tyres were still holding on and the pace looked alright. "It's race one of a long season and we scored some very good points with both cars in Melbourne ". The new rules didn't have a positive spin for all the previous champions in the field. He was among the seven drivers who failed to finish. Could the 2017 Australian Grand Prix be the changing of the guard in F1? "When we put things in ideal order [we can finish 1-2]", Raikkonen said.

Author: 0 LeBron James passes Shaq for seventh on National Basketball Association all-time scoring list

Andrew Wiggins added 27 points for Minnesota, which won for the seventh time in its past 10 home games. "We won't be ideal in one day", Irving said. Just in a bad spot. Cleveland undid that progress with a disastrous third quarter in which Chicago outscored the Cavs 37-21. His effort during that stretch along with the first quarter, when Mirotic scored 13 quick points, not only frustrated the Cavaliers, but energized the Bulls .

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Venus Williams win at Indian Wells

Kyrgios hit 25 winners past Djokovic, the three-times defending champion at Indian Wells, who was unable to bring up a single break point chance against the Australian. Two more breaks followed in the second set, the second of which sealed the win, with match point being converted with another sizzling backhand victor.

Author: 0 Roger Federer defeats Stan Wawrinka to win BNP Masters title

Playing against Wawrinka (world number 3), Federer (world number 10) took the first set with no major setbacks. Rodger Federer became a five-time victor of the tournament as he defeated an emotional Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5, and bagged a healthy cheque for just over $7million in prize money.

Author: 0 David De Gea Future Key to Summer Plans

De Gea would consider a move if United missed out on Champions League qualification for the second year running, coupled with Real Madrid tabling an absurd offer which would be too huge to reject by his club. "I want him to be the one defending Manchester United's goal.Hopefully it will be like that, but anything can happen in football". Griezmann, however, spent five years at Real Sociedad and that's why the Frenchman knows so well the Spanish goalkeeper who is being linked with a return ...

Author: 0 Raiders push positive PR online for move to Las Vegas

It will be the second time the Raiders will have left Oakland - the franchise played in Los Angeles from 1982 to 1993 - but Green is appalled by the move. His team continued playing in Oakland while the court battle was ongoing, playing two seasons before Davis finally won the right to move. They will move to an 18,000-seat, privately funded facility in San Francisco before the start of the 2019-20 season.

Sport Cleveland Browns: Sashi Brown taking the right approach with Josh Gordon
Author: 0 Cleveland Browns: Sashi Brown taking the right approach with Josh Gordon

There was a time not so long ago when members of the organization more or less said publicly that they were closing the chapter on Gordon in Cleveland. An NFL spokesman said Wednesday the league has no comment on Gordon's status. Browns head coach Hue Jackson does wonders with offenses. Because of that, Gordon was never actually reinstated and thus is reapplying once again.

Author: 0 Australians no longer friends, says Virat Kohli

The thing I said before the first Test, that has certainly changed and you won't hear me say that ever again". KL Rahul's 6th fifty of the tour and the 5th in his last 5 innings helped India knock off the remaining runs on Day 4 to win the Dharamsala decider and the series 2-1.