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Villa beat Wolves to boost promotion hopes

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Aston Villa will be in full confidence ahead of their meeting with Queens Park Rangers at Villa Park on Tuesday night, although they will be without a number of players for the fixture according to a match preview by SkySports . Now on a three-match winning run, Steve Bruce's high-flying Villa side will know that another crucial three points on Tuesday night will help them keep up the pace for a spot at automatic promotion . Read More »

Miami art exhibit honors victims of Stoneman Douglas shooting

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In honor of those lives lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , Dwayne Wade has dedicated a special exhibit called "Parkland 17" during Art Walk. While Wade joined the Heat in Portland for the start of the team's three-game road trip, he was never considered likely to be available for Monday's contest after straining his left hamstring in Miami's victory over Washington on Saturday. Read More »

BYU receives 6 seed in NIT, will play Stanford in first round

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Nebraska's game against the Sun Devils (21-12, 10-8 Pac-12) will be the eighth all-time meeting between the Huskers and Arizona State. "The No. 1 seed is great". We just didn't know what the league was going to look like coming in... "But that's the way it goes". Maybe more importantly, Nebraska didn't capitalize on the few opportunities for ever-important Quadrant 1 wins it did have. Read More »

Rakitic keeps door open for Neymar return

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Brazil have improved massively and are among the favourites for Russian Federation - and Neymar knows that only victory on the global stage would see him become a true legend in his homeland. In 10 years they might spend 400 million euros. Many in power even believe that this is just a tactic to soften the blow when he joins Real Madrid . Read More »

Case Keenum to Sign Contract with Broncos After 1 Year with Vikings

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His signing can not be made official until the new league year opens at 4 p.m. ET on Wednesday. "We didn't play well there previous year". I feel like we can get right back in the thick of the things rather quickly. This is part of the reason the Broncos believe Keenum is a better fit. Keenum started eight games under Kubiak in 2013, completing 54.2 percent of his passes for 1,760 yards with nine touchdown passes against six interceptions. Read More »

Richard Sherman: Chance to Face Seahawks Behind 49ers Switch

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We'll have to sit and wait to see if the 49ers make the jump but right now all reports are leaning toward this becoming a reality for Sherman and the 49ers. The numbers indicate maybe not, and also reveal why Seattle may have been willing to part with Sherman. "I have love and appreciation for the years I spent there". Read More »

Firmino: Liverpool hoping to face English opposition in Champions League

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I thought it was unusual playing Firmino in midweek as he looks exhausted now and while he might start nice and sharp, I think his impact will have lessened. The Anfield club will face Manchester United on Sunday in the Premier League , aiming to regain the second spot. "But the worst bit of play is from Van Dijk, he's looking at (Romelu) Lukaku who is 10 yards outside the box when he should be getting back into a good defensive area. Read More »

Liverpool fear nobody in Champions League, says Firmino

At the venue of FC Porto , Liverpool got a big victory over them where Sadio Mane scored an wonderful hat trick. England legend Rio Ferdinand insists the Tottenham team can take positives despite failing to progress beyond the first knock-out round of the Champions League. Read More »

New York Jets to be active at the start of free agency

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As I posted on my Facebook shortly after the two deals they landed the ideal bridge quarterback in Taylor and may have also showed their hand as to what their draft plans may be. He's careful with the ball, but the criticism of him is he can be too careful and overemphasize the checkdown. Sashi Brown was tasked with accumulating draft picks and creating cap space when he was promoted from salary cap guru to Executive Vice President of Football Operations in January 2016. Read More »

Woods to captain '19 Presidents Cup team

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The Associated Press is reporting that the former world No.1 - who yesterday came up one shot short in his bid to win a first PGA Tour title since 2013 - will be named the American skipper for the 2019 Presidents Cup match. Woods and Els offer two of the highest-caliber names in golf. Captains alone will not change the outcome, a position that former worldwide captains Greg Norman and Nick Price have expressed. Read More »

Randle shines for Lakers against Cavs

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Randle scored 10 points in the third period. "It's no surprise, I've done that before."Thomas averaged 14.7 points and shot a career-low.361 from the field in 15 games with the Cavs". Los Angeles extended its lead to 65-60 at halftime, shooting 50 percent from the floor for the first 24 minutes while also accumulating 27 rebounds to 17 for Cleveland. Read More »

I am not concerned about Manchester United style wars: Jose Mourinho

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But in this particular match against Liverpool , Mourinho had complete control over his counterpart Jurgen Klopp , whom he had never beaten in the Premier League before Saturday. The much criticized Red Devils hit the stage at Old Trafford against the in-form Liverpool in style thanks to a brace from young forward Marcus Rashford who once again displayed his vast talent and a big-match character despite enduring a hard season under Jose Mourinho . Read More »

Nun involved in Katy Perry convent lawsuit collapses and dies in court

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The 89-year-old nun was in court for a post-judgment hearing Friday when she died. "We extend our prayers today to the Immaculate Heart of Mary community and to all her friends and loved ones". Archdiocesan spokeswoman Adrian Marquez Alarcon told CNA that while Sister Holzman and Sister Rita Callanan have been vocal about the case and opposed the sale to Katy Perry , the two sisters were never legally involved in the real estate dispute. Read More »

Agent TE Jimmy Graham marching toward New Orleans Saints reunion

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The Minnesota Vikings now don't have any quarterbacks on their roster. With each day Brees and the Saints do not agree on a new deal, the likelihood he winds up elsewhere increases. He was named MVP when the Saints beat the Colts in Super Bowl XLIV. He has spent so long with the team and has built a great relationship with the franchise, but the Vikings likely don't want to leave any stone unturned in their search for a quarterback. Read More »

Celtics guard reportedly tears tendon in thumb

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The Celtics now sit 3.5 games behind the Toronto Raptors for the top spot in the Eastern Conference with 15 games remaining in the regular season. He has averaged 10.2 points, 4.8 assists and 3.5 rebounds in 29.9 minutes per game this season. Read More »

Breaking! Pellegrino Sacked at Southampton

A statement issued on Monday evening confirming Pellegrino's backroom staff have also been let go read: " Southampton Football Club can today confirm that it has parted company with first team manager Mauricio Pellegrino ". " The club will look to appoint a new management team as soon as possible , with the search for a replacement already underway". The Spaniard managed Pellegrino at Valencia before signing him at Liverpool where the Argentine also returned to work as a first-team coach ... Read More »

Barcelona players congratulate Lionel Messi after birth of third son Ciro

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Lionel Messi missed the trip to Malaga following the birth of his third child but Barca had no issues, Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho seeing off the 10-man hosts. "Today, things went his way more than in other games but the good thing about him is that he always wants to take on opponents", said Barca coach Valverde. Read More »

Jose Mourinho SLAUGHTERS Frank de Boer after Marcus Rashford criticism

De Boer had claimed that Mourinho did not have the patience to let Rashford develop because he was all about getting results. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has hit back at former Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer after the Netherlands global said that it was a "pity" that Marcus Rashford was playing under Mourinho at Old Trafford. Read More »

Chiefs set to release Tamba Hali

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The move equals over $7 million dollars in salary cap savings for the team, per SB Nation . With the addition of Hali to that list of former players, the team's locker room is going to be dramatically different in 2018-one that is going to need a new set of leaders to emerge in the process. Read More »

Kid Rock Inducted into WWE Hall of Fame

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One of the biggest WWE Superstars of all-time, The Undertaker used Rock's 2000 hit "American Bad Ass" as his ring entrance theme for a time being. I have so much respect for what those guys and girls do. He's even brought his incomparable live show to WWE on several occasions, including a May 2000 edition of Monday Night Raw , a stellar performance at the 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania , and a show for America's armed forces during the 2012 edition of WWE's most patriotic night of the ... Read More »

Teo y Junior despiertan a tiempo ante Cali

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El Cali empezó presionando a Junior en su propio campo y hacía que errores en su salida. Sobre el minuto 30, el profesor Alexis Mendoza mando a la cancha al guajiro Luis Díaz en reemplazo de James Sánchez . Con el partido Junior ante Deportivo Cali a cumplirse a las 8:00 de la noche se cierra hoy gran parte de la séptima fecha en la Liga I-2018 del fútbol profesional colombiano, la cual comenzó el pasado martes y que deja un partido aplazado entre América y Alianza Petrolera. Read More »

Manchester United's Paul Pogba trains 'a little bit' ahead of Sevilla

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Liverpool have already qualified for the (Champions League) quarter-final and we still have 90 minutes or two hours of a big fight to try to be there. Alejandro Moreno and Steve Nicol applaud Manchester United's first-half display against Liverpool, but explain what went wrong in the second half of their 2-1 win. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo nets two scores, Real Madrid beats Eibar

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Neymar has put PSG on red alert after expressing an interest in a world record breaking move to Real Madrid . At the other end of the field, Cristiano had a chance to double the score, but Dmitrovic's good save prevented things from worsening for Eibar before the half time whistle. Read More »

Pogba doesn't train before Man Utd - Sevilla

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Jose Mourinho has revealed how Manchester United players reacted to defender , Eric Bailly's own goal in their 2-1 win over Liverpool on Saturday. "We have eight more games and 24 points to play for". "If we go through to the quarter-final draw, doesn't matter the opponent, will always be one of the big names in European football but we will try". Read More »

Raiders' Sean Smith sentenced to year in jail, cut from team

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The Raiders were already in the marker for cornerback help this offseason, and will now certainly look to add a couple options with Smith headed out the door. When Smith first inked a four-year contract with the Raiders for a whopping $38 million, it was enough to stave off every other suitor in the team's hopes to remedy their pass defense. Read More »

Jimmy Graham, Saints have mutual interest in reunion

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Things are going to heat up fast here in Graham's camp. The New Orleans Saints are looking to upgrade at the tight end position this offseason, and it just so happens that the best one on the market is a very familiar face. However, the Saints will have to compete with the Packers, who went 7-9 a year ago after losing star quarterback Aaron Rodgers for most of the season with a shoulder injury. Read More »