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Author: 0 Koeman: The Everton family will help Seamus recover

Ex Liverpool player Didi Hamann has had his say on Twitter about Bale's awful challenge on John O'Shea, just minutes before Neil Taylor's leg breaking tackle on Seamus Coleman, claiming that anyone who thinks the Real Madrid star went for the ball in the tackle is a "moron".

Author: 0 Crystal Palace shocks Chelsea to continue its climb to safety under Allardyce

Conte, who has previously admitted his outlook on management has been influenced by those painful memories, said he will not be taking anything for granted until the end of the season. Last-place Sunderland dropped seven points adrift of safety by losing 1-0 at Watford and third-to-last Hull rallied to beat West Ham 2-1, moving into a tied on points with Swansea .

Sport Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal again to win Miami Open
Author: 0 Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal again to win Miami Open

Nadal took a quick break after the first set to change his white shorts, which were very thin, soaked with sweat, and clearly bothering him. But with the way he is playing - Federer is leading the ATP Race to London with almost double the number of points (4,045) that second-placed Nadal has (2,235) and triple Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic's combined total (1,315) - it is hard to question any decision he makes.

Author: 0 Rep. Maxine Waters: O'Reilly needs 'to go to jail'

O'Reilly is fighting the blowback from the revelation that he settled lawsuits with five women who accused him of sexual harassment, to the tune of $13 million in payouts. "It comes out of the mouth of someone who has said some awful things about women", Waters told Hayes. O'Reilly has denied wrongdoing and said he supported the settlements so his family wouldn't be hurt.

Sport Alexa-powered Amazon Fire TV Stick now available in the UK
Author: 0 Alexa-powered Amazon Fire TV Stick now available in the UK

The Amazon Fire TV Stick remains the entry-level product in the Fire TV range but, apart from 4K, there's not much to separate the Stick from the more expensive Fire TV box. The latest iteration is the first to come with an Alexa Voice Remote, leveraging the power of Amazon's popular personal assistant. The same software update also upgrades previous generation Fire TV and Fire TV Stick devices to the new, cinematic UI.

Sport The Undertaker Takes Final Bow at WWE
Author: 0 The Undertaker Takes Final Bow at WWE

He has headlined numerous WrestleMania events and his record at the PPV event stands at 23-2. After Reigns pinned him and left the arena, The Undertaker took a while to get back on his feet and appeared back in his classic long coat and hat.

Author: 0 Irish Olympian Claire Lambe helps Cambridge to Boat Race victory

They saw their team justify their favouritism in a race they led from start to finish, albeit without their lead ever seeming insurmountable. In the women's race , Cambridge secured victory in record time as Oxford were left to rue an abysmal start.

Sport Carmelo Anthony Looking Forward To Exit Meeting With Phil Jackson
Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony Looking Forward To Exit Meeting With Phil Jackson

Now, there are some bad teams the Bulls have performed well against in terms of net rating, such as the Magic and Brooklyn Nets, but Chicago has lost to Orlando and almost lost at home to Brooklyn. "Look at the numbers on the glass", Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg said. "Tonight was just one of those games where we started off good and sustained it throughout the course of the game".

Author: 0 Arsenal Fans Should Be Careful What They Wish For, Warns Gael Clichy

The Frenchman is into his 21st year at the club, and says a decision over his future will be made soon. There have been reports that Alexis Sanchez could be leaving Arsenal but Wenger said: "He has one and a half years contract". "It will help us to rebuild confidence because the players felt that we showed some mental strength". "I know he is appreciated by the club board, a little less by the club's fans because there are no results".

Author: 0 What Is Ivanka Trump's Net Worth?

An ethics filing released by the White House on Friday revealed that Ivanka and Kushner will remain the beneficiaries of the the president's real estate business, which is worth as much as $740 million. "The President has brought a lot of people into this administration, and this White House, in particular, who have been very blessed and very successful in this country".

Author: 0 Federer saves match points to beat Berdych in Miami

I'm going to serve big and play big. "It was really humid, not easy to play some great tennis". The Swiss maestro survived two match points before beating the Czech in the third-set tiebreak, digging deep from his reservoir of skill, poise and experience toto move to the semi-final stage.

Author: 0 ATP Miami: Roger Federer wins Miami title to complete hard court sweep

When it finally landed beyond the baseline to earn Federer the Miami Open title, it served as the punctuation mark at the end of the first segment of the tennis year. Nadal's recent performance will make him one of the favourites for the upcoming clay court tournaments, including the French Open which commences on 22 May.

Author: 0 Favourite Dustin Johnson could miss Masters after suffering 'serious fall'

Johnson was level with Jordan Spieth on the 72nd hole of the 2015 US Open but missed a three-foot birdie putt to force a play-off, settling for second. "Doing that 100 times a day, including practice, puts a lot of stress on the spine and even though these guys are such good athletes through conditioning even the greatest athletes will get some sort of pain".

Sport Russell Westbrook Dazzles In Thunder's Win Over Grizzlies
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook Dazzles In Thunder's Win Over Grizzlies

And that was as close as Milwaukee would get, as Westbrook powered the Thunder to a 63-39 halftime lead, contributing 12 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists before the break to relieve any doubt that he would notch triple-double No. The MVP candidate sank eight 3-pointers, tying a career high. Midway through the third quarter, Memphis made a run to cut the deficit to 4. "But I was just sitting there thanking God for the opportunity to play".

Author: 0 Bannon loses security role as 'grown-ups' tighten grip

Following Flynn's resignation , Trump named Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to replace him as national security adviser. That official and a second official said Bannon did this from afar, attending one or two meetings of the group. With McMaster taking his position, the president doesn't see any more need for Bannon to stay, according to a White House official. With Flynn out of the picture and McMaster in charge, Bannon is no longer needed, according to the unnamed official.

Sport Mississippi State's run ends one win short of National Title
Author: 0 Mississippi State's run ends one win short of National Title

The Gamecocks would pull even at seven all thanks to a transition basket by Bianca Cuevas-Moore. Each time, an A'Ja Wilson jumper stretched USC's lead to six. "We cut it to 54-50". "That just made me very, very emotional". "For some reason, it feels like an SEC championship, I guess, because we played Mississippi State".

Sport Syrian activists: Islamic State group kills 33 men in Syria
Author: 0 Syrian activists: Islamic State group kills 33 men in Syria

They said it was larger than two separate mass executions in which 15 people were killed each in mid-September and early October. ISIS continues to produce gruesome propaganda videos showing the beheadings of alleged spies, enemy forces and prisoners it has captured.

Author: 0 Puerto Rico beats U.S., makes WBC semifinals

The irony of this is that Stroman is Puerto Rican on his mother's side, and Team Puerto Rico actively recruited him to pitch for their side. Obviously, you wanted to win. To accept that there was a real association between pitching in the World Baseball Classic and a decline in performance, that number would have to have been.05 or lower.

Sport Kyle Lowry returns, Raptors beat Pistons 105-102
Author: 0 Kyle Lowry returns, Raptors beat Pistons 105-102

Lowry said earlier this week that he wouldn't come back and be anxious about reinjuring the wrist. Toronto moved a half-game ahead of the Washington Wizards for third place in the Eastern Conference. "Some of the new guys haven't played with him before and this will be a good test for them to do that on both ends of the floor". The Detroit Pistons' playoff chances are hanging by a thread, making Wednesday's home contest against the Toronto Raptors a virtual must-win affair.

Sport New England Patriots reportedly put Adrian Peterson through tryout during visit
Author: 0 New England Patriots reportedly put Adrian Peterson through tryout during visit

Citing a source , The Boston Globe's Ben Volin reported Wednesday the Patriots put the former Minnesota Vikings running back through a tryout when they hosted him Monday at Gillette Stadium. LeGarrette Blount is a candidate to return to the Patriots in 2017. Burkhead, by far, has the most lucrative contract deal on the group of Patriots running backs, signing a one-year contract, $3.15 million deal last month.

Author: 0 Millions in Southeast at risk of high winds, tornadoes, hail

They suggest having a weather radio or some sort of device to wake up residents if the situation arises. A large tornado touched down in southwest Georgia on Wednesday as high winds downed trees and power lines and other parts of the Deep South reported heavy rains and hail as large as baseballs from storms lashing the region.

Sport IPL 2017: Rising Pune Supergiant vs Mumbai Indians
Author: 0 IPL 2017: Rising Pune Supergiant vs Mumbai Indians

Leaving aside the first-day match fixtures, the second VIVO IPL 2017 opening ceremony featured Marathi actor Riteish Deshmukh's performance at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune and expected to be a better affair. With presence of other think-tanks like Ajinkya Rahane and Faf du Plessis , who have also captained their respective national sides, RPS can hope for a remarkable turnaround this time.

Author: 0 Third baseman powers Rays' Opening Day win with line-drive dinger

Longoria's home run came at the ideal time, as the Yankees had just scored two runs in the top of the second to cut the lead to 3-2. The Rays forced Tanaka to throw 67 pitches, generating eight hits, two homers and two walks, triggering Tanaka's early exit just 2 2/3 innings into the game.

Sport Unique situation, but exciting: Mahesh Bhupathi
Author: 0 Unique situation, but exciting: Mahesh Bhupathi

The Kodava is the country's No. 1 doubles specialist and the Davis Cup does have a doubles rubber; he has trained hard at the KSLTA courts with the rest of the team from Sunday; and he, obviously, has cleared Bhupathi's fitness requisite. Paes flew in from Leon, where he won his first Challenger title of the season, bagging the doubles title in the United States dollars 75,000 Challenger Tennis Tournament on April 1.

Author: 0 This Is The Reason Mesut Ozil Hasn't Signed His New Arsenal Contract

The 28-year-old, who has scored 22 goals for Arsenal this season - 18 of them in the Premier League - was speaking in Santiago, at the launch of Huawei's latest mobile phone; a brand for which he is an ambassador. "I think that for me they need more players like that on the pitch". "I don't want to exclude that", he said. Meanwhile, he also discussed comments made by Sanchez this week suggesting that he was keen to stay in London with a club that has a winning mentality.

Sport IPL opening ceremony: Four iconic players felicitated
Author: 0 IPL opening ceremony: Four iconic players felicitated

His franchise, Royal Challengers Bangalore, confirmed on Tuesday that the devastating stroke-maker will be missing the side's opening match due to a back injury. Sunrisers Hyderabad are the victor of 2016's IPL. "We know that tomorrow night it's going to be a hard match for us, regardless of the fact that we beat them in the final, regardless of the fact that there are a number of injuries", Moody said .

Sport Shuttler Sindhu rises to second spot in BWF rankings
Author: 0 Shuttler Sindhu rises to second spot in BWF rankings

The Rio Olympic silver medalist, Sindhu recently won India Open title with her stellar performance as she defeated arch-rival Carolina Marine in straight sets (21-19 21-16). Sameer was the only Indian men's singles player to make it to the quarter-finals. Earlier, Ajay Jayaram advanced to the second round after recording a comfortable 21-11, 21-8 win over China's Qiao Bin.

Sport Cavaliers Throttle Celtics In Battle For Eastern Conference's Top Seed
Author: 0 Cavaliers Throttle Celtics In Battle For Eastern Conference's Top Seed

Their defense is still not completely fixed, but the effort has looked better in recent games, including their 122-102 beatdown of the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night. Make no mistake, James played like an MVP in Boston. So if the Cavs win, they own the head-to-head tiebreaker, but if the Celtics prevail Wednesday, and both end up with identical overall records, the next tiebreaker is each club's record within its division.

Sport Phil MicKelson: Lexi Thompson penalties should be reversed
Author: 0 Phil MicKelson: Lexi Thompson penalties should be reversed

The three time Masters victor also defended Thompson, saying, "I think that she should be given the trophy" and that the issue could have been dealt with a warning rather than a penalty. While the notion of viewers policing golf got big attention in the aftermath, poor ball placement after marking was also an issue for Mickelson and McIlroy.

Author: 0 Tearful Thompson loses major play-off after four-shot penalty

LPGA commissioner Mike Whan said that while he feels bad about the controversial call made Sunday against golf star Lexi Thompson, it was the right decision. "Is this a joke?" Realising it was not, she added: "That's just ridiculous", before beginning to cry. The extraordinary delayed penalty knocked the American golfer out of the lead at the ANA Inspiration tournament in Rancho Mirage, California.

Author: 0 Watson to lead Bangalore in IPL opener against the Sunrisers

In addition young batsman Sarfaraz Khan will most likely be unavailable for the entire season after hurting himself on the field during a practice match in Bangalore. In the late afternoon and early evening hours today, Hyderabad witnessed light rainfall which is only going to aggravate the sultry weather. It's a privilege to lead the team .

Author: 0 Leicester City power to fourth straight league win under Craig Shakespeare

The victory leaves Leicester 13th in the table and trending in the right direction going into Tuesday's home match against a struggling Sunderland side. Influential football statistics website whoscored.com also rates Ndidi as Leicester City's best performing player with a 7.37 rating ahead of Christian Fuchs (7.04); Riyad Mahrez (6.87) and Kasper Schmeichel (6.85) respectively.

Author: 0 Claudio Ranieri spotted watching Chelsea v Man City at Stamford Bridge

The 47-year-old Italian is on course to deliver the Premier League title in his first season with Chelsea as they now sit seven points clear of Tottenham Hotspur at the top of the table. "It can happen that you can lose a game and I think we did not deserve to lose the game against Crystal Palace". "We have another day to check the situation in the right way".

Author: 0 NCAA Has Lifted Ban On Hosting Championships In North Carolina

The " NCAA Board of Governors reluctantly voted to allow consideration of championship bids in North Carolina by our committees that are presently meeting". Gov. Roy Cooper said last week's compromise was an important step forward for North Carolina . The vote will allow the state to be considered for future tournament hosting, including the 2017-18 season.

Sport Hamilton again expects stiff challenge from Vettel in China
Author: 0 Hamilton again expects stiff challenge from Vettel in China

But for sure, a lot of things have changed since past year, the team has evolved. And, if so, could that make for a great season? But Vettel is leading the championship, the first time a non-Mercedes driver has done that since he took his fourth title with Red Bull in 2013, and once-dominant Mercedes have a fight on their hands.

Sport Mourinho urges recalled Shaw to develop football brain
Author: 0 Mourinho urges recalled Shaw to develop football brain

Mourinho felt United had suffered more bad luck as Ibrahimovic also had a 71st minute headed effort ruled out for the most fractional of offside decisions. "We needed to be a little bit more clever in the final pass in the second half because we had a lot of space". I'm sure we'll get there. Everton boss Ronald Koeman: "I feel myself more comfortable here than (with) the way Liverpool tried to press, They are strong, United, they have individual qualities.

Author: 0 Dustin Johnson injures back falling down stairs on eve of Masters

His manager, David Winkle, released a statement which read: "At roughly 3:00pm today, Dustin took a serious fall on a staircase in his Augusta rental home". words can't really quite describe the feeling". Johnson hopes to make his seventh Masters start after unleashing a late charge on Sunday past year.

Author: 0 Hip injury keeps Alastair Cook out of County Championship opener

However, due to the ICC Champions Trophy, his first match leading England is not until July 6 against South Africa, meaning Root will have to wait five months for his captaincy debut - not his ideal scenario. "I ve had some pretty dark moments as a player (in Australia) but also a very special tour in 2010/11, which is repeatable". "There's no doubt we can win that series".

Sport Trump defends Fox News host O'Reilly as 'good person'
Author: 0 Trump defends Fox News host O'Reilly as 'good person'

Fox News and O'Reilly have settled five claims of sexual harassment against the host for a total of US$13 million (including the largest of US$9 million settled by O'Reilly himself). 21st Century Fox is also under federal investigation over its handling of payments made to women who accused Ailes of sexual harassment. Money reportedly spoke to over 20 advertisers; some said they were closely "monitoring" the situation, but none suggested they would stop advertising like Mercedes-Benz.

Author: 0 Guardiola: 'Why Chelsea are the Premier League leaders'

I'm sure Diego is in good form, great form, and is performing very well". Sanchez apparently sees the Chelsea Boss as the ideal manager to work with but Wenger does not want to sell the Chilean to Blues. However, the Spaniard insists there is much more work to do. Will West Ham raise their game against us? He added: "I like to convince our players to play in that way".

Author: 0 Roger Federer vs Tomas Berdych, Live from ATP Miami

The two-time Miami champion secured 30 winners and 32 unforced errors , moving to the quarter-finals, where he will go up against the Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych. Karolina Pliskova, who has never found Miami exactly to her liking, got into the women's semifinals with a 6-3, 6-4 win over 26th-seeded Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.

Sport UNC's campus celebration after the national title results in 7 injuries
Author: 0 UNC's campus celebration after the national title results in 7 injuries

He missed the free throws at the end to put Carolina up three and was only bailed out by Kennedy Meeks' massive offensive rebound. On the previous two possessions, Williams-Goss had scored. But Hicks finally found the rhythm down the stretch. The Zags led 35-32 at the half and had the Tar Heels on the ropes. "That may be the way it's perceived", Williams said Sunday.

Author: 0 Penguins D Letang to have neck surgery, out for playoffs

It was going really well. He suffered a stroke in 2014 and missed the 2015 playoffs due to a concussion. Head coach Mike Sullivan said the team will keep Letang around to help out. "It doesn't really change our thought process", Sullivan said. "We're not asking anybody to replace him". He's also been a key contributor during the team's two most recent championship runs.

Sport Tony Romo joins CBS Sports
Author: 0 Tony Romo joins CBS Sports

Romo , who turns 37 on April 21, is the all-time leading passer in Cowboys history with 34,183 yards and 248 TD passes. With Romo off the team, Kellen Moore is now Dallas' backup quarterback. The only scenario in which Romo might return to the Cowboys would be in the event that Dak Prescott suffers a devastating injury. CBS jumped to the opportunity and offered him a position to join their team, and Romo's tweet suggests he is ready to get rolling with them.

Author: 0 Senator ends marathon 15-hour speech against Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said: "What the majority leader did to Merrick Garland by denying him a hearing and a vote is even worse than a filibuster". Democrats - indeed, all senators - have a duty to vet a high court nominee. Sen. Susan Collins of ME, who hasn't said how she will vote on the nuclear option , argued that both parties "will rue the day" that led to the likely rule change.

Sport NCAA votes to hold championships in North Carolina
Author: 0 NCAA votes to hold championships in North Carolina

The league pulled this year's All-Star event out of Charlotte and it went to New Orleans instead. (It is.) North Carolina politics makes basketball recruiting look like a bake sale. The new law only applies until December 1, 2020. "We are pleased with the NCAA's decision and acknowledgment that our compromise legislation 'restores the state to...

Author: 0 LEADING OFF: Sale makes Boston debut; Bartolo back in Citi

DeGrom was chugging along fine as wine, but was lifted after 90 pitches under Terry Collins' freakish "I don't like it when my best pitchers pitch the most pitches in a close game" rule (turns out, Brian Snitker was a big fan of that rule too).