Sport Cristiano Ronaldo Speaks at Madeira Airport Renamed in His Honor
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo Speaks at Madeira Airport Renamed in His Honor

Portugal's president and the prime minister flew to the island to unveil the tribute to the player outside the terminal entrance. A statue of Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has quickly become a social media sensation - but not for the reasons you might think.

Author: 0 Cyprus Bank Accounts: Did Paul Manafort Launder Money For Russia?

Then there are the late-night meetings at the White House of House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes, adding to the sense that the Trump administration is not being exactly open about its dealings with Congress and the American people.

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

He had to carry the lead across the line, which is probably the same amount of pressure the the head chef at Augusta National is feeling about these Yorkshire puddings, which go with the entrée and are definitely not a dessert. He was 13 in Houston a year ago and a co-runner-up in 2015 to J.B. Holmes. Favourites are Jordan Spieth (13/2) and everyone's new favourite Spaniard John Rahm (10/1).

Author: 0 Buzzer-beater ends 111-game winning streak

And here they are, at the American Airlines Center with an opportunity to add to the UConn legacy. When I made the shot, I was in shock. After Samuelson made the free throws, the Huskies had the ball with a chance to take the last shot. The Bulldogs got off to a great start, taking it right at the Huskies like not many teams had done during the streak. When the Mississippi State women's basketball team took down a CT and their 111-game win streak at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, ...

Author: 0 West Ham backs manager Slaven Bilic despite 'tough season'

Brady wrote for The Sun: "I HAVE a two-word answer to people who are listing candidates for Slaven Bilic's job - SHUT UP!" Sullivan has publicly expressed his frustration with recent performances and demanded an improvement in results, but West Ham legend Gale insists the 48-year-old deserves the backing of his bosses.

Sport Duke stunned by SC in NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Duke stunned by SC in NCAA Tournament

The Blue Devil roster has nine McDonald's All American players and any team with that level of talent has no excuses when it comes to performance. If it felt like SC couldn't miss in the second half, it's because it couldn't. The victory allows USC to continue what is now a historic run, and their first appearance in the Sweet Sixteen since the tournament field expanded in the 1980s.

Author: 0 Surgery on Seamus Coleman's leg a success, says Martin O'Neill

A lengthy lay-off period is anticipated from the injury which mirrors one sustained by former team mate Bryan Oviedo against Stevenage in 2014. "But unfortunately in football these things can happen". His plight prompted support from colleagues and opponents alike with Wales midfielder Joe Ledley hitting out after social media users accused him of laughing as the defender was treated by medical staff.

Sport Palace stun Premier League leaders Chelsea with 2-1 win
Author: 0 Palace stun Premier League leaders Chelsea with 2-1 win

But speedy Palace, who had won their previous three games to climb away from the relegation zone, hit back with two in two minutes, Zaha angling a shot through Chelsea's defence to equalise and feeding Benteke who chipped home. Leicester's scorching run of form doesn't show signs of slowing down as they picked up another three points against Stoke. Chelsea tasted defeat for the first time in three months after falling 2-1 at home to Crystal Palace on Saturday, where two goals in ...

Author: 0 Asked Wade to have lunch with me after they lose: Jadeja

There was a pattern to these dismissals, a sense that India had worked out a way to induce uncertainty in Renshaw's mind and feet. The hosts require a mere 87 runs for victory with all 10 wickets in hand when they resume on Tuesday, knocking over the tourists for just 137 with a spin masterclass.

Sport Jose Mourinho regrets his treatment of Schweinsteiger
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho regrets his treatment of Schweinsteiger

Mourinho does not want Pogba's off-the field activity to become a distraction for him especially in this moment as Manchester United are in race to win the Europa League and still have a chance to qualify for the Champions League. Jose Mourinho's men are now fifth and four points adrift of Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool in fourth, but with two games in hand over the Reds, they'll look to stay in contention and take advantage later on in the campaign.

Author: 0 Staley another chance vs VanDerveer in women's Final Four

It was the first lead for USC since early in the second quarter. Stanford shot just 19 percent in the third quarter, but the Cardinal still pulled within one possession of the Gamecocks with 2:08 left in the fourth quarter. Samuelson came out of the halftime locker room walking and appeared ready to play in the second half. The Zags proved they can take a punch when they beat West Virginia last week in the West Regional and SC will need to rely on its defense to keep the season going.

Sport Brock Lesnar, John Cena Lead The List Of WWE's Highest-Paid Wrestlers
Author: 0 Brock Lesnar, John Cena Lead The List Of WWE's Highest-Paid Wrestlers

Their rivalry has been nothing short of heated since then, and it is obvious Orton is motivated in getting the gold back in his grasp for the first time in several years. Bill Goldberg match at WrestleMania 33. The WWE tends to change their plans up to the last minute of the event. Roman Reigns will most likely be the final match at WrestleMania 33 .

Sport Insider Debates Konta Vs Wozniacki: Who Will Win In Miami?
Author: 0 Insider Debates Konta Vs Wozniacki: Who Will Win In Miami?

Johanna Konta of Great Britain returns a shot against Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark during the Women's Final on Day 13 of the Miami Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center on April 1, 2017 in Key Biscayne, Florida. After the replay confirmed her victory, reality set in. "It is tough when you lose that first set - especially having set points, it hits you a little bit".

Author: 0 Kurt Angle Video, Fans on WWE HOF, More

The second hour of the kickoff show moves over to TV on U.S. at 6 p.m. EDT, and the PPV has a start time of 7 p.m. EDT. On Sunday, 60,000 will pack Orlando , Florida's Camping World for WrestleMania . Friday, March 31: The 2017 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Amway Center. " WWE has come so far with women in just the previous year".

Author: 0 Caroline Wozniacki reaches first Miami Open final, tops Karolina Pliskova

Berdych served for the match at 6-4 in the tiebreak but Federer reeled off four points in a row, including two unplayable serves, and won when the 10th seeded Czech crumbled with an very bad second serve that was both long and wide. She wasted three set points in the opening set, then was barely challenged the rest of the way. "I got a good start to the second set and that kind of got me fired up", Wozniacki said.

Author: 0 Under Pulis, West Brom set for best Premier League season

Since the interview took place, McNamara has said that he spoke with Mourinho afterwards and that it's all good between them. Will you keep Taylor beyond the end of the season? Foster kept out two long-range Marcus Rashford strikes in the closing stages either side of West Brom's best chance, when former United midfielder Darren Fletcher nearly stunned United keeper David De Gea who had had a very quiet afternoon.

Author: 0 Martin O'Neill and John Delaney praise 'exceptional' Coleman following injury

It also coincided with a period in the game, where Ireland were starting to enjoy some time in the opponents' final third so perhaps the Welsh players were also starting to get frustrated. O'Neill's side take on Iceland in a friendly on Tuesday. I haven't been able to speak to Seamus as yet and I hope to do so this afternoon. Unfortunately for Neil Taylor an ex-Lib Dem councillor, who shares his name with the defender who tacked the Ireland right-back, he was on the wrong end of most of ...

Author: 0 Federer and Wawrinka in all-Swiss final at Indian Wells

The Australian Open victor defeated third seed Wawrinka in straight sets 6-4, 7-5 to claim his record-tying fifth Masters title in Indian Wells, with Novak Djokovic also having five wins in the event. "I forgot how tough the draw actually was", Federer said of the quarter that included him along with world number two Novak Djokovic and number six Rafael Nadal, along with former US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro, risky young Australian Nick Kyrgios and talented German Alexander Zverev.

Author: 0 Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho confident of 'interesting' summer transfer business

It looks straightforward on paper, but United have struggled at home against "lesser opposition" this term and in West Brom they face the best of the rest. "I knew in that moment we had too many players". The assertion supposedly made this week, for example, by Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez that he wants to remain in London would not wash with the United manager.

Sport Pochettino confident Kane will soon return for Spurs
Author: 0 Pochettino confident Kane will soon return for Spurs

Burnley defender Michael Keane made his global debut for England over the worldwide break. Burnley FC posted losses of £3.7m in the year leading up to their promotion back to the Premier League, the club have revealed. This was the first Turf Moor game in six weeks since Lincoln knocked the Clarets out of the FA Cup, and Spurs were aiming to join the non-league outfit in being the only victorious visitors since November.

Author: 0 13-year-old Nebraska boy picks perfect Final Four

They missed their first eight shots of the second quarter, when the Cardinal asserted themselves. MEN IN THE MIDDLE: Seven-foot-1 Przemek Karnowski is Gonzaga's center and he will be matched up with 6-10 Maik Kotsar of SC. Get Breaking News alerts from the Gwinnett Daily Post delivered to your email. That game against Notre Dame is back behind us now. Furthermore, all three of those stars rarely all played well in the same game during the regular season, but they've been doing it all ...

Author: 0 Toomey says he'd back Senate rule change to confirm Gorsuch

Or give Gorsuch the needed eight Democrat votes in lieu of who or what might follow if they do not? But the threat of the filibuster has always been there, which may have led some presidents to choose less extreme nominees. "Under those circumstances, there is no incentive for the Republicans to negotiate". Schumer, of NY, had tough words for his Republican counterpart, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, in an interview with The Associated Press .

Sport Jim Ross Signs New WWE Deal
Author: 0 Jim Ross Signs New WWE Deal

It's the toughest thing I ever embarked upon, guys. It's just worth it. "I'm bloated 24 hours a day". That's how I'm happy. The fact that Goldberg equates buying a auto to make himself feel better as I do in going to Taco Bell, Goldberg really comes off as a massive douchebag.

Author: 0 Oklahoma City Thunder: Westbrook goes wild in Orlando

Westbrook, a leading MVP candidate, led the Thunder from behind by as many as 21 points in the second half as he recorded his 38th triple-double of the season. Westbrook's performance was so impressive that chants of "MVP! MVP!" "I told [Donovan], 'I'm not missing another one, '" Westbrook said. "It's unbelievable to watch him and it's good for me to watch, too".

Author: 0 Gonzaga routs Xavier, heads to first Final Four

We're not as certain this time, but we think a reasonable expectation is that UNC's experience will again be key. Not now, and maybe not anymore. Gonzaga blew out Xavier on Saturday, and so the Bulldogs are finally - finally - moving on to the Final Four for the first time in school history.

Sport Sevilla confirm Monchi departure
Author: 0 Sevilla confirm Monchi departure

It's true that Roma have made an inquiry and it's true that I was in London the other day, but there is nothing decided . Despite his departure, Sevilla is expected to keep using the so-called " Monchi Method", which consists of a vast network of scouts and soccer specialists who watch games in leagues around the world, especially in places where Sevilla can have a competitive edge in the transfer market.

Sport De'Aaron Fox Just Dominated Lonzo Ball For 40 Minutes
Author: 0 De'Aaron Fox Just Dominated Lonzo Ball For 40 Minutes

They beat Kentucky by five points at Rupp Arena in December, but offered little resistance in the second half of their South Regional semifinal in Memphis. Freshman TJ Leaf and Isaac Hamilton each had 17 points for UCLA . On the season, UCLA basketball is averaging 90.4 points 39.2 rebounds and 21.5 assists per game.

Author: 0 Man United legend: Still more to come from Paul Pogba

West Brom head to Old Trafford off the back of an impressive 3-1 win over Arsenal before the worldwide break which saw them remain eighth in the table on to 43 points for the season. Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko and Atletico defender Jose Gimenez are others linked to a club whose attractiveness will go up a notch with Champions League qualification.

Author: 0 Sunderland fans react as Jermain Defoe scores on England return

Jermain Defoe hopes his scoring return for England on Sunday can start a new global chapter in his career. Defoe capped his return to the England set up with the opening goal in Sundays 2-0 World Cup qualifying win over Lithuania, which is likely to increase his desire to leave the Stadium of Light if the worst happens.

Sport India on top, Pakistan at sixth place in ICC Test rankings
Author: 0 India on top, Pakistan at sixth place in ICC Test rankings

Opener K L Rahul struck his sixth half-century of the series while skipper Ajinkya Rahane played some phenomenal strokes as India hammered Australia by eight wickets on day four of the fourth and final Test to reclaim the Border-Gavaskar Trophy at the Himachal Pradesh Association Stadium (HPCA).

Author: 0 Martin O'Neill Urges Seamus Coleman To Take Inspiration From Henrik Larsson

The Republic's regular skipper Seamus Coleman sustained a broken leg against Wales on Friday and faces a lengthy rehabilitation process. He said: "Even the result on Friday evening was secondary". Taylor was sent off for the challenge. An appeal, however, can only be made on the grounds of mistaken identity. " I didn't really see the tackle ", Williams told Everton's website .

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo's New Bronze Bust Is Turning Heads
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo's New Bronze Bust Is Turning Heads

Not everyone on Madeira agrees with the decision to rename the airport after Ronaldo , but his national hero status was confirmed last summer when he lead Portugal to victory in the European Championships. Many took to Twitter to point out that the bust, is well, a bust . He already has a statue, a museum and a hotel named for him in Madeira. He said he presented the project to local officials when it was about half done and received the go-ahead to continue with his work.

Author: 0 Jagielka: Everton want to win Merseyside derby for Coleman

He said: " Great players have broken their legs and come back, and Seamus, obviously it's very early for him to start considering all those things, but he is positive ". The Premier League club will be disappointed to lose its first-choice right-back for the rest of the season and possibly beyond, but Coleman's wages will be paid for by Federation Internationale de Football Association.

Sport North Carolina Loose, Not Dwelling On Last Year's Heartbreak
Author: 0 North Carolina Loose, Not Dwelling On Last Year's Heartbreak

Gonzaga became a household name in basketball circles, a top-tier program that earned No. 1 rankings, top seeds in the NCAA Tournament, won more consistently than almost every other program in the country. It made for a hushed finale to what turned out to be yet another Carolina-dominated game, this one for the title. We have coaches , but there are no team managers in Carolina Cheerleading.

Sport Jordan Spieth: Dustin Johnson
Author: 0 Jordan Spieth: Dustin Johnson "is the guy to beat" at

For years known as having the rawest talent and the most athleticism, Johnson now is looked upon as a machine, with scant evidence that he has a pulse. It has been just over 40 years since a player came to the Masters having won three straight tournaments. Johnson wasn't even part of that conversation.

Author: 0 Leicester City still not safe from relegation, says Craig Shakespeare

As an attacking force Stoke were non-existent and going behind left them with a mountain to climb, with Saido Berahino anonymous and Marko Arnautovic nullified. We're on a good run and full of confidence but we've got another tough game against Sunderland. Any realistic hopes of cracking the top six are gone but they are in pole position among the gaggle of teams chasing a top-half finish - something they could achieve for a fourth successive occasion and enough of a motivational tool ...

Sport Rahul, Rahane anchor chase as India win series 2-1
Author: 0 Rahul, Rahane anchor chase as India win series 2-1

Smith apologised for his outburst but expressed disappointment that the on-field spat between Wade and Jadeja was made public by the BCCI. With the victory, India reclaimed the Border-Gavaskar trophy also won their seventh consecutive series.

Sport Did Russell Westbrook Just Pull Ahead in the Race for MVP?
Author: 0 Did Russell Westbrook Just Pull Ahead in the Race for MVP?

The second unit, however, was not as crisp, but were still able to hold their lead around 10 thanks to equally poor play from the Thunder . "He just has an incredible competitive spirit". Until Westbrook's 3-pointer, the Magic led the entire second half. "We had so many opportunities to close out the game and didn't". "The awesome people I met in my years here, they taught me so much and taught me how to grow, do little things and how to be a pro.

Author: 0 Koeman sets Everton points target for Liverpool, Man Utd matches

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — The worldwide break has put a bit of a damper on the 228th Merseyside Derby . It was similar to the 0-0 draw from January 2004 when we hadn't been having a great season. "We analyse what we have to strengthen but we are not in contract negotiations at the moment with players... but we are always honest and when you speak with people you are always honest".

Author: 0 Trump escalates war on House Freedom Caucus over health care

And it's not apparent their constituents, many of whom voted for Trump, are angry with their representatives for not backing the president on this vote. With his poll numbers falling and his plans to move onto tax reform and a robust infrastructure program imperiled, Trump took to Twitter to attack the conservative group that many in the White House hold responsible for sabotaging last week's health care vote.

Author: 0 UConn - Winning Streak and Season Over!

Absolutely no one, including myself, saw this coming. Mississippi State and UConn met in the Sweet 16 last season and the Huskies won by 60 points - the most-lopsided victory in regional-semifinals history. His Huskies have done it plenty of times . They were outrebounded for the game, and finished with 17 turnovers. "I live for moments like this", William said.

Author: 0 Liverpool: Klopp prepares opening bid for German starlet

Everton are without a win in any of their last 13 meetings with Liverpool in all competitions, and they have not won a single game at Anfield since the turn of the century. However, Liverpool restored their lead two minutes later as Coutinho cut inside before curling the ball beyond Robles, 2-1. Trent Alexander-Arnold almost added to Liverpool's advantage after 80 minutes, but Robles was on hand to deny the 18-year-old with a fine save.

Author: 0 Warriors provide an update on Kevin Durant's knee injury

When you knock down 13-of-26 from three-point range, good things tend to happen. "Whether it ends up in a win or a loss, you can't ever feel like you're out of it. Iguodala finished with 14 points. This is most definitely not an issue for the star forward in his first season with the Warriors . "It's attention to detail, knowing where their shooters are, especially in transition", Curry said.

Author: 0 Brad Hodge apologises to Virat Kohli for comments on injury

Also in 2016, Kohli became the first Indian batsman/skipper to score three Test double-centuries in a year and the first Indian captain to win two Test matches in the West Indies. Hodge's comments were criticised and it appears he feared that his own IPL stint as Gujarat Lions coach could be in jeopardy. Brad Hodge, a former Australian batsman, made some particularly nasty comments about Kohli and questioned his ethics for opting out of such a crucial series.

Author: 0 With half the Sweet 16 set, top thoughts on the weekend's action

That's what we said during the losing streak. They stepped up under the brightest lights, and if Badgers are going to continue their run, those two will have to maintain their stellar play. Brown then hit one of two free throws and the Badgers defended the last second play off of the miss as Villanova couldn't get a good look at a last second game tying shot.

Author: 0 Shaq went a little overboard after hearing LeBron passed his record

They've now lost a season-high three games in a row and are 6-10 in March, the first month with double-digit losses for a LeBron James team since November 2003, when he was one month into his National Basketball Association career. The All-Star went 7-20 on Thursday and is now 19-56 over his last three games. LeBron James is now second in the league in minutes at 37.5 minutes per game, which also happen to be the most minutes that he has played ever since the 2013-14 season with the ...

Author: 0 Confirmed Liverpool line-up v Everton: 31-year-old axed in two changes

Philippe Coutinho struck a wondrous individual effort shortly after Matthew Pennington had drawn the Toffees level. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is facing selection issues ahead of this weekend's clash with Everton . But Everton's Pennington marked his first appearance of the season with an equaliser against the run of play in the 28th minute, prodding home from a corner after Dejan Lovren's clearance.

Sport Fearlessness factor: Producing in the clutch in NCAA tourney
Author: 0 Fearlessness factor: Producing in the clutch in NCAA tourney

The Oregon Ducks and North Carolina Tar Heels meet in Phoenix a the Final Four on Saturday at 5:49pm Pacific Time on CBS. "The most inadequate feeling I've ever had in my life", Williams called the aftermath of the game. Stay on topic - This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. "It's a lot different, because it's an elevated floor", said Gonzaga's Ryan Edwards, "and the depth perception is really insane".

Author: 0 Mata joins Smalling and Jones on United injured list

Manchester United will be looking to continue their push for the top four when they take on West Brom at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon. The Spain worldwide, who has never previously missed a game for the Red Devils through injury in his three years at the club, is expected to miss the rest of the campaign as a result of the damage.

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