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Sport Winks out for rest of season with ankle injury
Author: 0 Winks out for rest of season with ankle injury

This was Burnley's first home Premier League game since drawing with Chelsea 1-1 on February 12 but their return to Turf Moor did little to arrest their current slide and they have now not won since beating Leicester City at home on January 31.

Author: 0 Baggies boss Pulis expects any bid for rumoured target Deeney to fail

The game is likely to come too soon for Valon Behrami, who is in contention to make his comeback at Tottenham on Saturday. Matt Phillips could be involved following a hamstring injury. "I don't think they'd want to sell him anyway", he said. The former Inter Milan coach's future at Watford is believed to be secure, particularly after Saturday's 1-0 win against Sunderland which moved the club seven points clear of the relegation zone.

Sport Walter Mazzarri warns Watford: We are not safe yet
Author: 0 Walter Mazzarri warns Watford: We are not safe yet

The Hornets have lost 10 of their 14 Premier League games against teams now in the top half (W3, D1) and they haven't kept a clean sheet in any of those games. It was Midlands rivals Leicester who were rumoured to be interested in Deeney during the summer transfer window, before he signed a five-year deal to keep him at Vicarage Road and temporarily halt any speculation.

Sport Despite two bad ankles, Berry named outstanding player
Author: 0 Despite two bad ankles, Berry named outstanding player

The officiating crew were the focal point as they game lacked any flow or energy with both halves slowed down due to frequent whistles and some curious calls. Berry finished the game with 22 points, enough to earn him the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four. It's on the refs to give us a foul at the rim when we get there, or they say it's not a foul.

Sport Gonzaga downs South Carolina, advances to first NCAA men's tournament title game
Author: 0 Gonzaga downs South Carolina, advances to first NCAA men's tournament title game

With North Carolina squeaking by OR 77-76, the game was watched by an average of 18.8 million viewers, up +46% from 2016, and the second highest viewer average for the late Final Four game in 19 years. Gonzaga also closed in around SC star Sindarius Thornwell , frustrating the NCAA Tournament's leading scorer all game. "They just crowd the paint", Thornwell said.

Sport Shaw back in United squad after talks with Mourinho
Author: 0 Shaw back in United squad after talks with Mourinho

It doesn't appear that left-back Luke Shaw has much future at Manchester United after manager Jose Mourinho accused him of being a "long way behind" some of his teammates. It wouldn't be much of a surprise if the move happens as Ibrahimovic wouldn't be the first high-profile name to swap Europe for the United States , while Galaxy are searching for a marquee signing after Steven Gerrard was the last to make the big move across the pond.

Author: 0 Miami Open: Johanna Konta beats Venus Williams to reach final

Zverev will remember Wawrinka's birthday fondly as the first time he reached an ATP Masters 1000 quarterfinal in his young career. "One bad game to start the second set and then it was tough for me", Wawrinka said. He will face the victor of tonight's match between Nick Kyrgios and David Goffin . Spain's Rafael Nadal also progressed as he defeated France's Nicholas Mahut 6-4, 7-6.

Sport Virat Kohli Says Injury Can Get Aggravated While Fielding
Author: 0 Virat Kohli Says Injury Can Get Aggravated While Fielding

Although the Border-Gavaskar Trophy is on the line, Indian officials will be loathe to risk Kohli for fear that he will aggravate the injury and be unavailable for the start of the Indian Premier League, which begins on Wednesday week (April 5).

Sport Vettel credits Ferrari focus for Australia win
Author: 0 Vettel credits Ferrari focus for Australia win

Though both have been in F1 racing for around a decade, their only full-season championship duel came in 2010, when they were among four drivers who entered the final round with a chance of the title. Mercedes have dominated Formula One for the past three years, but Sebastian Vettel's comfortable victory here would appear to suggest that their stranglehold on the sport may be over.

Sport Wijnaldum slams Everton over physical approach during derby
Author: 0 Wijnaldum slams Everton over physical approach during derby

Koeman was particularly unhappy with the behaviour of the Liverpool bench following a high tackle by Ross Barkley on Dejan Lovren in the 39th minute, where the England midfielder was fortunate to escape with a yellow card. "I thought in all three derbies we've played until now, we were exactly like this. But we defended really well together against Everton and I'm happy about that".

Sport Subway station closed after new bomb threat
Author: 0 Subway station closed after new bomb threat

A Moscow-to-St Petersburg train was bombed in November 2009, in an attack that left 26 dead and 100 injured. The blast has raised security fears beyond Russian frontiers. Another worker in St. Petersburg's metro system is also being praised, for spotting a suspicious bag that turned out to contain a shrapnel-laden bomb in the station at Vosstaniya Square.

Author: 0 Euro heartache and vegan lifestyle fuel England striker Defoe

Defoe returned to the England team and scored against Lithuania, after a long global absence which saw him excluded from Roy Hodgson's squads for the 2014 World Cup and Euro 2016. "For us younger players, to a see a player like that coming back into the team, stepping up and getting the goal is a massive thing for us". The reality is we will always lose players to injury - we're never able to pick a full cohort - so it's important we can call upon the likes of Jermain and that he can have ...

Author: 0 Bryce Alford Says Fox Was 'Phenomenal' Against UCLA

Leaf, then, should be a great test for Willis and the rest of the Cats - many of whom insisted that the No. 1 reason they are different now than they were in December is their defense. Fox scored Kentucky's first eight points of the night and got to the rim at will against the Bruins. He leads UCLA with 11 double-doubles this season and has scored in double figures in every game but three (one of which he played just five minutes before exiting with an ankle injury).

Author: 0 Palace find cracks in Chelsea defence to give title rivals new hope

Injury to Harry Kane has once again exposed Tottenham's lack of firepower beyond the England global, though Pochettino's men have gone within seven points of Chelsea in his absence. For sure something there was, but I think it's right also to accept the decision of the referee. In any case, we will do our best. "I'm stunned. They're top of the league".

Sport Wenger rules out Sanchez sale to Chelsea
Author: 0 Wenger rules out Sanchez sale to Chelsea

The 28-year-old's future at the club has been the subject of intense speculation in recent weeks, with Chelsea now emerging as a potential destination. Talks have reportedly halted on all three of their contracts until the summer and according to former Chelsea player Michael Ballack, this uncertainty is causing Ozil's hesitation.

Author: 0 Top four 'not as easy as it looks' - Arsene Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says his side's struggles this season prove finishing in the Premier League's top four is "not as easy as it looks". We did show some fight, as the three yellow cards will testify, but it did not feel like a team pulling together and playing for the manager, it felt like a few individuals desperately trying to stop a rudderless ship from crashing.

Author: 0 Revived Leicester writes winning record for Shakespeare

The confidence is back brimming among the defending Premier League champions, and they did not have to wait long before finding a breakthrough against the Potters. Danny Simpson also grabbed two assists - his only other top-flight assist came in his first Premier League appearance for Manchester United against Wigan in October 2007.

Sport Tar Heels Take NCAA Title, 71-65, Over Gonzaga
Author: 0 Tar Heels Take NCAA Title, 71-65, Over Gonzaga

They can now take credit for the Smith Center's sixth NCAA banner - the third under Roy Williams in 14 years at North Carolina - after Monday's 71-65 win over Gonzaga, the fulfillment finally washing away last year's frustration. Carolina was down 2 with 1:40 left when Jackson took a pass under the bucket from Theo Pinson, made a layup and got fouled. Moments later, Goss-Williams twisted his ankle and could not elevate for a jumper that would've given the Bulldogs the lead.

Author: 0 Maddon first to use no-pitch intentional walk

But this opening day was different. Chicago ended a 108-year wait for World Series glory when they beat Cleveland last November but slipped to defeat in their first game of the new campaign when Randal Grichuk came up with a walk-off single for the Cardinals in the bottom of the ninth.

Author: 0 Pique rested against Granada; Ramos out of Madrid squad

Barcelona will also be without Aleix Vidal and Arda Turan through injury for the game at the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes, while Lionel Messi misses out through suspension after picking up his fifth booking of the campaign before the global break.

Sport Second Teen Arrested In Connection To Facebook Live Gang Rape
Author: 0 Second Teen Arrested In Connection To Facebook Live Gang Rape

The teens - a 14-year-old boy and a 15-year-old boy - face charges including aggravated criminal sexual assault and manufacturing and disseminating child pornography, police said in a statement. "Our message to those families of the remaining juvenile offenders is to do the right thing for this young girl and bring them in to detectives to be questioned", Guglielmi wrote The Post in an email.

Author: 0 Guardiola fans title talk after Arsenal draw

With global duty bringing together players from a number of clubs within the Premier League, Arsenal players have been left to identity the disparity between the innovative methods and intensity of training under Klopp and Guardiola in contrast to their approach under Arsene Wenger.

Sport Leonard scores 27, Spurs rally to top Thunder 100-95
Author: 0 Leonard scores 27, Spurs rally to top Thunder 100-95

That said, Russell Westbrook has stiff competition for the MVP award with it likely coming down between himself and Harden, who is now second in the National Basketball Association in scoring, averaging 29.2 points, first with a career-high 11.2 assists along with 8.1 rebounds per game.

Author: 0 Rockets' Harden ill, misses 1st game of season in Phoenix

As much as Booker is a scorer, building his offensive game around his shooting touch rather than the force off the dribble that marked Harden's style, Watson said his old-school patience is similar. The Phoenix Suns have lost six straight home games. "I just had fun". He has averaged 8.3 in his last three games and has 21 games with five or more this season.

Sport Panthers will not retain Tom Rowe as coach
Author: 0 Panthers will not retain Tom Rowe as coach

Florida D Keith Yandle played in his 630th consecutive regular-season game, tying him for eighth place all-time.Florida's Jonathan Huberdeau played in his 300th National Hockey League game, while Montreal's Phillip Danault played his 100th career game with the Canadiens.

Sport Gamecocks not surprised to be facing Bulldogs instead of Huskies
Author: 0 Gamecocks not surprised to be facing Bulldogs instead of Huskies

I mean, you kind of alluded to this earlier. SC rallied. So they certainly are the underdog going into this game. They had four wins to reach the Final Four, including victories over the Nos. "We talked about that with our kids". "I knew I needed to stay levelheaded because I had one more game to play". "We've fought extremely hard to get to where we are".

Sport Redemption: Tar Heels take title over Gonzaga in ugly game
Author: 0 Redemption: Tar Heels take title over Gonzaga in ugly game

A year removed from a heartbreaking loss in the national championship game, North Carolina returned on Monday night and made amends by defeating Gonzaga, 71-65, for the program's sixth national title. "I think this group was tough enough". North Carolina would not be denied this time, not by a buzzer-beater, not by anyone. Due to all the fouls , the game lacked rhythm for much of the second half - and made viewing hard for those at home.

Author: 0 Ex-NFL star begins presenting defense in double-murder trial

Salvador said he didn't witness anyone bump into Hernandez , an incident prosecutors allege started a confrontation that eventually led to the shootings. "Have a good night". Prosecutors have said Hernandez killed two men because he felt disrespected after one of them spilled Hernandez's drink. Hernandez is also charged with witness intimidation and accused of shooting Bradley to silence him.

Author: 0 Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp can't deny Sadio Mane season over

Mane is awaiting the results of a scan on a knee injury sustained in the win over Everton which has ruled him out of Wednesday's encounter with Bournemouth. Eddie Howe: "We're excited by the game we've got coming up". "We have to wait until the knee is not that swollen any more". "My job is to find solutions".

Sport Tony Romo says farewell to fans, stays with Dallas Cowboys for now
Author: 0 Tony Romo says farewell to fans, stays with Dallas Cowboys for now

The rumors since have changed to the Cowboys wanting to trade Romo, who talked about the situation in a video Thursday afternoon. Releasing Romo would give the Cowboys $5.1 million in cap relief for the 2017 free agency period, but the team would take on $19.6 million in "dead money" for 2017.

Author: 0 Wenger confident Arsenal can still claim top-four finish

Asked if he had been set a specific target, the Frenchman replied: "No. But I don't think many managers could have done what he has in the last 10 years", Clichy, who now plays for Manchester City, was quoted as saying by espnfc. "For us the most important thing is for us to try and finish this league and try to win". Sanchez, 28, has apparently put the Blues top of his summer wishlist as he looks to force a move away from Arsenal - while Chelsea are also said to be in contact with his ...

Author: 0 Barca express 'surprise and outrage' at Messi ban

He scored the only goal of the game in a World Cup qualifying win against Chile last week, but he received the retrospective ban just hours before the second crucial clash with Bolivia. The AFA's national squad selection secretary Jorge Miasdoqui called the ban "a blow, and unfair". "We're surprised by how little time we were given to present our position", he said.

Sport Moyes tells relegation-threatened Sunderland to create chances for Defoe
Author: 0 Moyes tells relegation-threatened Sunderland to create chances for Defoe

Saturday's 1-0 loss at Watford was their fifth straight league defeat, leaving them rooted to the foot of the table, eight points from safety. We had four or five chances in the first half. Burnley have what looks to be, on paper at least, the easiest finish to the season with Man Utd at home their only remaining fixture against a team now in the top six.

Sport Tillerson to make first United Nations visit for meeting on N. Korea
Author: 0 Tillerson to make first United Nations visit for meeting on N. Korea

China called on the United States to respect global trade rules and improve cooperation and dialogue in reaction to two new orders by President Donald Trump calling for an investigation into trade abuses. "Despite the solid gains seen so far this year, there is some evidence that the rally in USA markets is looking a little exhausted given President Trump's trials and tribulations in Congress", said Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC Markets.

Author: 0 SC women win first NCAA basketball title

On a night when the Tar Heels sputtered through much of their execution, Meeks made 11 of 13 shots and had three steals in 30 minutes. GLENDALE, Ariz. "I envisioned going into this, like, 25-22 at half". Williams-Goss missed a shot with 12.7 seconds left and SC rebounded and called a timeout, trailing 75-72.

Author: 0 Wenger: Top Four Is A Trophy, I'll Soon Announce My Future Plans

A top-four finish appears beyond them, however Campbell suggests a lack of winning mentality from the players and poor performance of the supporting coaches, rather than Wenger, are the reasons for their struggles. Atlético Madrid are keeping an eye on the situation of want-away Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez with the club eyeing a move. "We have many games in April, we need to have everyone on board and to work like we did against Manchester City, then we have a chance".

Sport Hansen, Sharks end losing streak with win over Canucks
Author: 0 Hansen, Sharks end losing streak with win over Canucks

Thornton had his knee buckle, and he was unable to put any weight on his leg while being helped into the locker room. He did not return and left the arena after the game under his own power and without crutches but with a clear limp. The 37-year-old has seven goals and 43 assists in 78 games this season for San Jose, which is in a battle for playoff positioning in the Pacific Division.

Author: 0 Tar Heels get it right this time, bring home the title

Gonzaga , helped by eight consecutive points by Nigel Williams-Goss, took a 65-63 lead with 1:52 left, but the next possession was the game-changer. UNC point guard Joel Berry II, who was named the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four, made two free throws with seven seconds left to finish with a game-high 22 points.

Sport Bangladesh bat first against Sri Lanka in T20
Author: 0 Bangladesh bat first against Sri Lanka in T20

Mashrafe has led Bangladesh in the most number of T20Is, winning nine of those 26 matches . Earlier, Mortaza was suspended for one match and fined 40 per cent of his match fee for maintaining slow over-rate during the third ODI against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Saturday.

Sport Roman Polanski Denied No Jail Plea If He Returns to the US
Author: 0 Roman Polanski Denied No Jail Plea If He Returns to the US

In a statement on Monday, a Los Angeles Superior Court spokesman said: "Judge Gordon has ruled that defendant's motions and corresponding requests are denied". The L.A. County District Attorney's office has repeatedly sought to extradite him when he travels to other countries, without success. LOS ANGELES- Filmmaker Roman Polanski has lost a motion seeking assurance he would not serve more jail time if he returned to the United States.

Sport Federer beats Nadal to win Miami Open
Author: 0 Federer beats Nadal to win Miami Open

The 30-year-old returned from an injury plagued 2016 season and impressed upon his arrival making it to three finals so far. Roger Federer had an occasional lapse at the Miami Open, such as when he lost track of the score during a match and lined up to serve on the wrong side.

Author: 0 West Ham to offer Michail Antonio improved contract this summer

Their last outing on Sunday saw the Gunners claim a 2-2 draw with Manchester City, and they now face a home clash with West Ham United on Wednesday. West Ham United are in a spot of no bother at the moment. "I am concentrated on my job and the players". Arsenal will be looking to bounce back to winning ways this week. Arsene Wenger's side are six points behind fourth place but do have a game in hand.

Author: 0 Chad Kelly's Pro Day ended early due to hand injury

Kelly wasn't expected to have a long pro day, as he continues to recover from an ACL injury he suffered during Ole Miss' 37-27 win over Georgia Southern on November 5. I've went through a lot of stuff in my life and I'm never going to give up. He threw for 2,758 yards and 19 touchdowns in 2016 before injuring his knee.

Author: 0 Chelsea still on track for title: Conte

At the bottom, Sunderland have a tough trip to resurgent champions Leicester City on Tuesday while last but one Middlesbrough have a basement battle against Hull City, who are one place above but four points clear, on Wednesday. However, it was only City's second win in 19 league and cup games away to Chelsea (D5, L12). Before Saturday's defeat to Palace, Chelsea's home record had been almost ideal with the Blues winning 13 games in a row at Stamford Bridge in all competitions.

Sport Orlando Magic Swear This Accidentally Leaked List Isn't Their Offseason Plans
Author: 0 Orlando Magic Swear This Accidentally Leaked List Isn't Their Offseason Plans

Warren is one of the many forward targets of the Magic. Still, presuming the team still has some interest in Jackson and they cared enough to list out four current Pistons as possible trade targets, a deal seems feasible. That may be, but other National Basketball Association teams are surely interested in who Hennigan's team considers to be options, and he can't be thrilled that the contents of the photo leaked.

Sport SC advances to NCAA final with 62-53 win over Stanford
Author: 0 SC advances to NCAA final with 62-53 win over Stanford

The first semifinal match-up this year features two teams making their first ever Final Four appearance - the West Region champion Gonzaga Bulldogs against the East Region-winning South Carolina Gamecocks . In the second five minutes, Williams-Goss hit 20 points for the game. "And, you know, we just heard everything this year". At last, it's time to get the Final Four underway.