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Sport Barcelona job 'impossible' for Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino
Author: 0 Barcelona job 'impossible' for Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino

I knew Bartomeu for a long time, before he was president of Barcelona. This was Harry Kane's second (and same ankle injury) following a knock picked up against Sunderland earlier in the season. I am an Espanyol fan. "Now he needs help, more he needs us to help him in the next few months". Sean Dyche's side are languishing in 13th place in the Premier League table but boast the sixth best home record in the division, having amassed 29 points from 14 top-flight games.

Author: 0 Republic captain Seamus Coleman set for surgery on double leg fracture

John O'Shea believes he was fortunate not to suffer the same fate as Seamus Coleman after finding himself on the wrong end of a Gareth Bale challenge. "He was playing for Sligo Rovers in the Irish league when he was 20, so he's got a real appreciation for the game". One tweeted: "Is it any wonder @neil_taylor_ dived in two footed, the man had a curry before the game".

Author: 0 Dustin Johnson Makes History Completing WGC Grand Slam

And he could rise as high as 10th in the standings with victory in his just his second World Golf Championships event, having finished tied third behind Johnson in Mexico earlier this month. He also had to hang on for a 1 up win over Japan's Hideto Tanihara in the semi-finals on Sunday morning. Johnson three-putted the 10th hole for the third straight match, regained momentum with a two-putt birdie on the 12th hole - Rahm hit his tee shot downhill and downwind at 438 yards, Johnson at 424 ...

Author: 0 South and North Carolina both reach Final Four

Never before had the NCAA Tournament pitted powerhouse programs that have so dominated March. There was too much whistle for both teams, of course, but Kentucky got the worst of it, especially in the first half. There were 14 lead changes and 10 ties. But that was in 1939, the first year of the event, and decades before the phrase "Final Four" became as common as "dribble", or "shoot".

Sport India win fourth Test to claim series against Australia
Author: 0 India win fourth Test to claim series against Australia

The Australia had scored 260 on a hard pitch. After losing the first Test match comprehensively, the Men in Blue came back strongly in the second Test . The way the fast bowlers bowled in the second inning was fantastic. 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.

Sport Arkansas House advances concealed handgun exemption bill
Author: 0 Arkansas House advances concealed handgun exemption bill

The amendment has already passed through the state senate, but must still be signed into law by Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson , who approved the original law last week. Many Arkansas football players expressed they weren't comfortable with guns being allowed in the stadium, given the rowdy atmosphere of college football games.

Sport Saido Berahino is entitled to his opinion - West Brom manager Tony Pulis
Author: 0 Saido Berahino is entitled to his opinion - West Brom manager Tony Pulis

He said: "It was a personal matter and we're under strict obligations not to release any of that information". He had six months of a contract left, Stoke paid £15m to take him, he wanted to go and we were delighted with the deal. Berahino added: "No-one protected me at that club". Hughes said: "That's always been Saido's stance and take on how the drug was in his system. But it was really, really low".

Author: 0 Hello, Las Vegas Raiders, But Questions Remain

Like many fans, Green didn't hesitate blasting the Raiders' ownership for having the nerve to rob the city of its squad. On Monday, the team gained league approval to move to Las Vegas. "It's one thing if you're moving them from Oakland to Fremont or something, but Las Vegas?" Ultimately he didn't think a proper plan was in place. What will happen to current season-ticket holders? The Raiders have secured a $650 million loan from Bank of America and plan to contribute $500 million that ...

Author: 0 The Oakland Raiders Are Moving To Las Vegas

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has openly opposed the Raider's move to Las Vegas, citing a lack of stabilization that comes with moving a team. Davis expects that in the coming days he will publicly detail his reasons for the move to the die-hards in Oakland.

Author: 0 Final Four trip is special for Gonzaga cheerleader

The 2017 Final Four in Glendale is set, and the participants - North Carolina , South Carolina , Gonzaga and OR - have descended upon the Valley. South Carolina , which has been with Under Armour since 2010, started a new 10-year, $71.5 million contract in 2016. The Gamecocks are shooting slightly worse from three at 32.8 percent as they went 2-of-10 in the Elite Eight, but they nullified that by shooting 49.1 percent from field overall against Florida.

Sport Simmonds, Weise record Gordie Howe Hat Tricks vs. Islanders
Author: 0 Simmonds, Weise record Gordie Howe Hat Tricks vs. Islanders

Filppula's goal was an empty-netter. It was Simmonds' 30th goal of the season. Two Gordie Howe hat tricks (goal, assist, fight) in one game come along just a little more often than Halley's Comet. "We did this to ourselves", Simmonds said. He now becomes the first Flyer to record back-to-back 30-goal seasons since Jeff Carter had three straight from 2008-11.

Author: 0 Southgate: We lost to a fairytale goal but England should've won

The former Middlesbrough boss was appointed as Sam Allardyce's successor back in November after leading the side to two wins and two draws during his interim stint in charge, but a Lukas Podolski strike 21 minutes from time sealed the win for Joachim Low's men in Dortmund.

Sport Fatigued Johnson withdraws from Houston Open
Author: 0 Fatigued Johnson withdraws from Houston Open

April 4, 1995: Augusta National honors Palmer by dedicating a plaque affixed to a newly constructed ornamental water fountain near the 16th tee. Phil Mickelson smiles while wearing his green jacket. "For me personally, I like playing in a tournament that's similar to what we'll be playing". More than anybody else in the field, he is desperate to win again.

Author: 0 Roger Federer tops Stan Wawrinka for 5th Indian Wells title

Federer, sidelined some six months after knee surgery previous year, returned to win his 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open in January. "I always want more, and I'm going to try to do everything possible to be the victor next time, but I need to take what's positive".

Author: 0 Arsenal fans protest against Wenger

Today I do not necessarily worry about that". Our output against Everton was as good as any output we've achieved this year. You can always use that criticism when you lose a game but I think we took the responsibility to take the game to them, although it didn't work.

Author: 0 Konta fights back to defeat Halep

The Brit was on the verge of being knocked out when - after breaking Halep in the 10th game of the second set to force a tie-break - she found herself 5-3 down. With the local crowd behind her, Williams, a three-time victor at Miami clearly believed she could topple the German but the first set saw both players struggle to hold their serves.

Author: 0 Kohli says friendship comment was 'blown out of proportion'

Putting aside their bitter on-field rivalry in the just-concluded Test series, Australia skipper Steve Smith and India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane on Friday said they have moved on and are fully focussed on helping the Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) do well in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Author: 0 James passes Shaq for 7th on NBA's career scoring list

Since returning to the Cavaliers for the 2014-15 season, James is yet to produce a 2,000-point campaign. At 32, James is rising up the list at a historic pace and Mavs forward Dirk Nowitzki is next on the list with 30,181 points, although he will certainly continue to add more.

Sport Real Madrid to play Bayern Munich; Juventus face Barcelona
Author: 0 Real Madrid to play Bayern Munich; Juventus face Barcelona

The UEFA Champions League quarter-final draw takes place on Friday afternoon. And goalkeeper Buffon, having seen perennial Italian champions Juventus swat aside Porto, and Zidane are both wary of Leicester. He told atleticodemadrid.com: "In the previous tie and in the group stages they have shown they are a team to take account of, and the difficulty that we're going to have is very high".

Author: 0 Raiders already taking deposits for Las Vegas stadium

His team continued playing in Oakland while the court battle was ongoing, playing two seasons before Davis finally won the right to move. "I couldn't be more excited for the fans and residents of Clark County as we move forward with the Raiders and the Rebels".

Author: 0 Gamecocks' Frank Martin: New perceptions of him 'comical'

Sure, North Carolina and Gonzaga both hold No. 1 seeds, and OR was ranked No. 5 entering the 2016-17 college basketball season, but predicting all of those teams to make the Final Four , and especially SC? Will North Carolina advance to its second straight National Championship game, or will or make it to the final for the first time since winning the NCAA title in 1939? After a thrilling victory over the Kentucky Wildcats on Sunday night, the North Carolina Tar Heels advanced ...

Author: 0 Federer meets Djokovic-slayer Kyrgios in Indian Wells

March 16 (ANI): Swiss maestro Roger Federer defeated long-time rival and fourteen-time grand slam champion Rafael Nadal 6-2 6-3 to advance to the last eight at Indian Wells. The second is equally impressive as Federer turned on the style for match point with a stunning return of the serve right in the corner that even left Nadal looking a little bemused.

Sport Neymar Stars in Brazil Rout, Messi-Less Argentina Lose
Author: 0 Neymar Stars in Brazil Rout, Messi-Less Argentina Lose

Ecuador dropped out of the top five for the first time , slipping to sixth with 20 points. Lionel Messi has been cleared to play for Argentina at the MCG in June, despite being banned from his country's next three World Cup qualifiers.

Author: 0 Australian cricketers are no longer friends, says Kohli

To Virat's rescue, an ardent fan of the Indian cricket team and a man who takes extreme pride in being an Indian, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan absolutely slayed it on Twitter . 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 'Bust' Of All Jokes: Bizarre Cristiano Ronaldo Statue Mocked On Twitter

The Real Madrid icon took to the stage in front of an adoring crowd as he and girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez brought glamour and stardust to the proceedings. Portugal's squad landed on Monday at the airport, displaying the trophy it won at the 2016 European Championship in France. Ronaldo's face has already been erected to the facade of the airport but the move to rename the facility as a whole has polarised politicians.

Author: 0 Hodge issues public apology for questioning Kohli injury

India got the better of Australia 2-1 at home in one of the most intense and bitterly-fought series in recent years. Smith said the presence of two global skippers in Dhoni (former India captain) and Faf du Plessis (South Africa Test captain) in the side will make his job as captain easier.

Author: 0 Maye's last-second shot puts North Carolina in Final Four

Maye's shot came seconds after Malik Monk hit a 3 to tie the game in a wild finish between the region's top two seeds. After getting the inbounds pass from Kennedy Meeks , Theo Pinson drove the ball up the floor, looking to either penetrate or find the open man.

Sport Panthers QB Newton undergoes surgery to fix rotator cuff
Author: 0 Panthers QB Newton undergoes surgery to fix rotator cuff

Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman isn't second-guessing the team's decision to allow Cam Newton to continue to play last season despite a partially torn rotator cuff in his right throwing shoulder. Vermillion previously laid out the detailed plan for Newton's rehab. Backup quarterbacks Derek Anderson and Joe Webb will take most of the snaps during OTAs and a June minicamp.

Author: 0 Gareth Southgate won't be complacent over World Cup qualification

Veteran Defoe, making his first appearance for more than three years, fired lacklustre England ahead in the 21st minute at Wembley on Sunday but Gareth Southgate's team struggled to finish off a Lithuania side who are 93 places lower in the Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings.

Sport Liverpool investigated for approach on academy prospect
Author: 0 Liverpool investigated for approach on academy prospect

An agreed sanction would nearly certainly involve a fine, but this time it might mean Liverpool's suspension from participating in the transfer market, even for academy players. But there is also an option that would see a registration ban on the club signing youth players for a specified period of time. Whilst the Stoke City schoolboy is not named, it has emerged that Liverpool pulled out of an agreement to pay his school fees.

Sport World baseball is here to stay
Author: 0 World baseball is here to stay

Team Puerto Rico looks on as team United States celebrates their 8-0 win during Game 3 of the Championship Round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic at Dodger Stadium on March 22, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Cutch had his first multi-hit game of the tournament, collecting two hits in four plate appearances. "I love pitching in these moments", he said. They have brought baseball back to Puerto Rico.

Author: 0 Madeira to rename airport after Cristiano Ronaldo

The bust with a goofy grin and uneven eyes were quickly said to look more like Sloth from the movie " The Goonies ", instead of the Portuguese star. Another account was more creative, suggesting Ronaldo's face had morphed into a combination of former Formula One driver David Coulthard and Sloth from The Goonies .

Author: 0 Gary Cahill's new-look England beaten by largely second-string Germany

While the game itself may not have been the most exciting of all time, there was an interesting moment after Podolski had given his side the lead on 69 minutes. To date , the Germans managed to hold a number of matches in the qualification for the upcoming World Cup, where so far with a 100% result, are heading the group C.

Author: 0 Roger Federer beats Stan Wawrinka to Win 5th Indian Wells Title

It was good in nature though Wawrinka has good reason to believe that since Federer denied Stan a first Indian Wells title. The last man standing? He admitted it's a dream start to the year and he has totally exceeded his expectations and it's been an unbelievable start to the year.

Author: 0 Credit goes to two batsmen: Virat Kohli lauds Handscomb, Marsh

Needing to bat through most of the last day to salvage a draw after trailing by 152 runs on the first innings, Australia was struggling at 83 for four at lunch, still 69 in arrears with six second innings wickets in hand. "If it's more of an Australian kind of wicket, I think you'll see Nathan Lyon bowl and Bird come in as the third quick". The series remains tied 1-1 with final test to be played in Dharamsala from March 24th, 2017.

Author: 0 Where Will Raiders Play After 2018 Season?

I'm not a die-hard Raiders fan, but I do support the city of Oakland, so it ain't for me. To be fair, there weren't many paths Davis could go down. They played there 13 years before previous owner Al Davis moved the team back to Oakland in 1995.

Sport Conte tells Chelsea: delay contract talks
Author: 0 Conte tells Chelsea: delay contract talks

The London Evening Standard says Real Madrid have made Hazard their main transfer target and are confident they can bring the Belgium global to the Bernabeu. Terry is a doubt as is Moses with a calf strain. Chelsea have won 19 of their last 22 matches in the Premier League. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has instructed the club's decision makers to postpone new contract negotiations with both himself and his players until the Premier League title is won, according to the Times .

Author: 0 Warriors say Durant could return before season ends

This game last night was a battle. Golden State lost that game and four of its next six. The lead swelled to 29-7 later in the period, and Spurs partisans inside AT&T Center were rocking the house. As they waltzed through Texas, scoring impressive victories over the Rockets and Spurs in the last two days, they drove that point home. Of course, the pace of their games is slower which means there are fewer opportunities for their opponents to score.

Author: 0 Tite thrilled to share the joy as Brazil reach World Cup

Goals from Coutinho, captain Neymar and Marcelo gave the host nation victory over a struggling Paraguay. Carlos Sanchez turned in Luis Suarez's pass to give Uruguay the lead after half an hour but Paolo Guerrero levelled four minutes later and Edison Flores gave Peru a deserved win with an emphatic finish just after the hour.

Author: 0 Roger Federer wins ATP Indian Wells Masters title

His runup to Sunday's final against Stanislas Wawrinka, in many ways, lacked the same intensity as the Australian Open, when he became the first player since Mats Wilander to win a Grand Slam title after defeating four top-10 players consecutively.

Sport Why Lewis Hamilton Is Excited By Sebastian Vettel's Australian Grand Prix Win
Author: 0 Why Lewis Hamilton Is Excited By Sebastian Vettel's Australian Grand Prix Win

We'll have a clearer indication of Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari's championship credentials, and how Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes will respond when the Chinese Grand Prix takes place in two weeks time. I'm ready for that. I think this year we're seeing the best drivers at the top. Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas finished second and third on Sunday, some 10 seconds behind race victor Sebastian Vettel .

Author: 0 Barcelona rally behind Messi after 'unjust' ban

Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi was handed a four-match ban and fined 10,000 Swiss francs by FIFA's disciplinary panel for verbally abusing a match official in Argentina's World Cup qualifier against Chile. "Not only he couldn't play, but we didn't have time to work with anyone else". Uruguay, who play Peru later on Tuesday, are also above them on 23 points.

Author: 0 James Harden Refusing To Sit Out Games Despite Injured Wrist

Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith (5) and forward LeBron James (23) and guard Kyrie Irving (2) watch from the bench during the fourth quarter against the Washington Wizards at Quicken Loans Arena. If Miguel Cabrera can win the MVP in baseball for delivering a triple-crown, so can Westbrook. In addition, his usage rate in those crunch time opportunities is an astounding 61.9 percent, well above his 40.8 usage percentage overall that is going to shatter the league's previous record.

Author: 0 Newspaper apologizes after Patriots' QB Tom Brady's jersey is found

According to Glazer, Brady's game-worn jersey from Super Bowl 51 is valued at roughly $500,000, the estimated value the jersey would have fetched in an open auction. Glazer said they had a lot of footage showing Ortega entering the Patriots locker room following coach Bill Belichick - "as if he is part of Belichick's entourage".

Author: 0 Manager Gareth Southgate 'really positive with England performance', despite defeat to Germany

Under Southgate, England experimented with a three-man defence for the first time since 2006 and England played well, despite eventually losing to the departing Podolski's long-range strike. Rooney, who is England's all-time record scorer with 53 goals in 119 caps, has previously stated his intention is to retire after the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation.

Sport Jermain Defoe on How Veganism Has Prolonged His Career
Author: 0 Jermain Defoe on How Veganism Has Prolonged His Career

The 34-year-old's performances at Sunderland have led to a surprising global turnaround, having last won an worldwide cap in November 2013. Jamie Vardy , a second-half substitute, added England's second goal against Lithuania with Southgate also praising Raheem Sterling's impact over nearly an hour on the pitch.

Sport Smith reveals what Kohli did after the Test series concluded
Author: 0 Smith reveals what Kohli did after the Test series concluded

An Australian reporter had asked, after the Dharamsala Test , if Kohli still considered Steve Smith's men his friends off the field as he had said at the start of the series. "His style is different I am completely different", Rahane told media persons here. "The thing I said before the first Test (about being friends), I have certainly been proven wrong, and you won't hear me say that ever again".

Author: 0 Westbrook rustles up record

That is definitely something that is a blessing and definitely something that I can be proud of". He joins James Harden as the only player in National Basketball Association history to put up multiple 50-point triple-double performances in the same season.

Author: 0 Warriors Try to Avoid Season Sweep

Here are a few quick takeaways from Tuesday's action. The Golden State Warriors trailed the San Antonio Spurs by 22 points during the first quarter. After the Warriors and Spurs met, the Wizards are now the lone squad. Since losing five games in seven games that had everyone in a panic, they've rebounded to win nine straight outings.

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