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Europa League draw: Arsenal take on CSKA Moscow, Atletico get Sporting CP

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Atletico Madrid will welcome Sporting Lisbon to the Wanda Metropolitano with Serie A side Lazio playing in unfamiliar territory against Austria's FC Salzburg . Atletico enjoyed a similarly straightforward passage, with their 5-1 second-leg win away at Lokomotiv Moscow wrapping up an emphatic 8-1 triumph. Marseille will travel to Germany for a clash against RB Leipzig . Read More »

Real Madrid star admits Man Utd has contacted him

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And at Los Blancos, Zinedine Zidane is planning a massive squad overhaul. Varane played under Mourinho at Real Madrid . "No, not directly", he explained. 'For my qualities, it's what I prefer. When it is stronger I try to pass in front, that I cannot play. He is the strongest forward in the world. "Like Lukaku, for example". Read More »

Joshua has 80 per cent chance of fighting Wilder next - Hearn

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But the fight everyone wants to see is the Brit against Wilder, 32, but Haye reckons Joshua will only face someone he knows he can beat. "Worked hard, and that's why I see him as one of the lions in the jungle". Both fighters are unbeaten but if Joshua manages to get past the tough Kiwi, Hearn has tipped Wilder to his (Joshua) next up. But Haye is realistic when it comes to his pursuit of a world title. Read More »

South Africa vs Australia: Rabada's appeal hearing on March 19

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According to a report by ICC, Michael Heron QC of New Zealand has been appointed as the Judicial Commissioner for the hearing. The hearing would be held through a video conference, following which Heron would have 48 hours to come up with a decision, reported ICC in a press release . Read More »

Raiders to Add Former Packer Nelson, Release Crabtree

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The Oakland Raiders have re-signed free agent TE Lee Smith , the club announced Thursday. He has strong ties to the Raiders. His production dipped to 58 catches for 618 yards and eight touchdowns in 14 games a year ago, however, as the Raiders offense as a whole didn't play up to the level it had in 2016. Read More »

Jordy Nelson, reportedly scheduled to visit Saints, signs with Raiders

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Former Raiders defensive lineman Denico Autry will sign with the Indianapolis Colts on a three-year deal worth $17.8 million with $6.5 million guaranteed, per NFL Network. Carr has broken a pinky, a leg and his back in the last two seasons. According to ESPN Wisconsin , the Packers asked Nelson to take a pay cut from his 2018 base salary of $9.25 million down to the veteran minimum - $1.1 million. Read More »

STUDENT WALKOUT: 80 rally at Wellington High School

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Students were urged to observe 17 minutes of silence, one each for the victims. Maxwell emphasized the message they are trying to spread is kindness and have students to take the initiative to go out of their way to give someone a compliment or sit by someone alone at lunch. Read More »

Karine Icher and Chella Choi share LPGA Founders Cup first-round lead

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She added birdies at the 11th and 14th to get to seven-under, but as the wind increased she bogeyed Nos. Despite the cool and breezy conditions in the opening U.S. "Every player was in the same position, I tried to calm myself and control myself". Ariya Jutanugarn was a shot back with Inbee Park, Lizette Salas, Cydney Clanton, Mariajo Uribe and Hee Young Park in the event that honors the 13 women who founded the LPGA Tour in 1950. Read More »

Chelsea eyeing up move for Arsenal star

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According to The Mirror , Chelsea are monitoring Ramsey's situation at the Emirates Stadium, with the Welshman having just over a year remaining on his contract. Ramsey's contract with Arsenal is set to expire at the end of next season, which puts Arsenal in a hard situation. "I feel some sympathy for him because his position has changed over the years at the club". Read More »

Diplomatic Tensions Intensify Between London And Moscow Three Months Before World Cup

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The country lay in 11th place, with English fans having purchased a total of 28,000 tickets for all World Cup matches, compared to 57,000 four years ago (fifth place) and 42,000 in 2010 (third place). The Russian embassy in London responded to the expulsions by saying they were "unacceptable, unjustified and shortsighted". "There will be no attendance by ministers-or indeed members of the royal family-at this summer's World Cup in Russia", May said. Read More »

Blazers beat Cavs for 11th straight win

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I would say that I am also not positive that he will log one better ... but, I mean, if he can do this with almost 53,000 National Basketball Association minutes on his legs, then how the hell can you bet against him doing something even sicker before too long? "I think we all know how Damian Lillard is playing as of late", James said. Read More »

Clyde Drexler replaces Roger Mason as BIG3 commish

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With all of that still simmering in what figures to be a lengthy legal battle between the league, the investors (already involved in a lawsuit with the BIG3 ) and Mason, the league announced on Thursday morning that they had already found Mason's replacement in Hall of Famer Clyde Drexler . Read More »

NCAA Tournament 2018, Arizona State vs Syracuse

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There's also more raw talent in Boise than at any of the seven other first-round locales. The Cardinal will have to be at their best on both sides of the ball, with young players like Kianna Williams and Nadia Fingall contributing big, to have any chance get to Columbus. Read More »

Bangladesh name Shakib in squad for Sri Lanka tri-series

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The victor of the match will play India in the final on Sunday. Shakib had missed the previous matches of the series due to a finger injury. The board's president and several directors were in Sri Lanka and would decide on the captaincy, said BCB spokesman Jalal Yunus. Read More »

All England Badminton: PV Sindhu survives a scare

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The 22-year-old Indian shuttler outplayed Jindapol 21-13, 13-21, 21-18 in the second round of the women's singles event in just 66 minutes. The Indian ace made a slow start, allowing Huang to bag points easily and the Chinese won the first game 21-11 in just 12 minutes. Read More »

Ibrahimovic not injured but being frozen out, claims Mutu

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Mutu joined Chelsea in 2003 and looked at hit during his first season, netting four goals in his first three matches. The Romanian was sacked in October 2004 after failing a drug test for cocaine. Officially re-signed by the club after suffering what had appeared a career-ending injury at the tail end of last season, the former PSG, AC Milan and Barcelona man has only played seven times this time around. Read More »

Extensive overhaul of golf rules

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The R&A and USGA announced the final version of modernized rules on Monday. Balls Lost or Out of Bounds: Alternative to Stroke and Distance: A new Local Rule will now be available in January 2019, permitting committees to allow golfers the option to drop the ball in the vicinity of where the ball is lost or out of bounds (including the nearest fairway area), under a two-stroke penalty. Read More »

Eddie Jones apologises for 'scummy Ireland' and 's---ty' Wales remarks

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I'm still dirty about that game. The Australian, speaking at a sponsor's event in July 2017, talked about how disappointed he was by his team's Six Nations loss to the "scummy Irish" and described Wales as a "little shit place". "We asked World Rugby for a southern hemisphere referee to try to help us with our breakdown and that's what they offered". The England coach on Thursday axed half-backs George Ford and Danny Care as well as forwards Dan Cole and Joe Launchbury ... Read More »

So who is the worst Premier League manager ever, Jose?

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Mourinho believes United have a chance of winning the competition if they progress. His wonderful brace against Liverpool might have surprised non-Manchester United fans given it was his first start in the Premier League in 2018 but it didn't surprise the Old Trafford faithful. Read More »

I would sign Neymar over Griezmann - Carvajal

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And according to AS, Neymar's relationship with Real star and compatriot Marcelo could prove to be a key factor in a move. Emerging in front of reporters at the institute, both sides seemed keen to quash the speculation. But not for Real Madrid star Dani Carvajal, as the right-back immediately knew exactly who to bring in to the Santiago Bernabeu to improve the team further. Read More »

Former Equifax Executive Charged With Insider Trading

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Ying is also facing parallel criminal charges from the Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia. Equifax Chief Financial Officer John Gamble and three other executives sold shares worth a combined $1.8 million days after Equifax discovered suspicious activity on its network - and almost a month before Ying sold his shares - but Equifax said an independent committee determined that these other executives did not know of the breach when their trades were made. Read More »

Jones sorry for derogatory comments about Ireland, Wales

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World Rugby takes responsibility for this oversight and has taken the proactive decision to stand Marius down to avoid any additional unfair and unnecessary conjecture. Given the stakes, Schmidt is expecting a desperation derby. For us, it is a matter of working that forward pack, keeping the ball on the park, working through lots of phases and taking the legs from them. Read More »

Jerick McKinnon excited to reunite with college teammate Matt Breida

The 49ers said they heavily targeted McKinnon and center Weston Richburg as players they wanted to acquire early in free agency. A concussion limited Richburg to four games with the New York Giants last season. After entering the league with Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman in 2014, McKinnon saw his counterpart blossom under Shanahan. San Francisco also announced the four-year deal of running back Jerick McKinnon on Wednesday. Read More »

Avalanche Blast Wild 5-1 in St. Paul

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Devan Dubnyk made 17 saves for Minnesota. Mitchell has played in 21 games with the Wild this season, tallying three goals and two assist in the process. Minnesota had been the NHL's best team at home, going 21-2-5 since November 14, and had plenty of chances. Unsightly injury . Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon lost and edge and crashed into the corner boards in the third period, suffering a leg/groin/hip injury that looked terrible. Read More »

Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins unhappy being third option

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He is also shooting just 32.5 percent from 3-point range which is a 3 percent drop in shooting from beyond the arc from last season. Unfortunately, it now looks like the 23-year-old Wiggins is upset about his role as a third option behind Towns and Butler for the up-and-coming Timberwolves. Read More »

No. 5 Kentucky outlasts No. 12 Davidson

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Kentucky benefited greatly from coach John Calipari when they began the year ice cold and steadily improved as the season wore on. 10000 simulations of this game by Accuscore gives Kentucky 55% probability to win this game. That Davidson was so ineffective from 3-point range in the first half was far more problematic. Caleb is a sophomore guard for the Wildcats , and has played limited minutes in his first two seasons with the program. Read More »

Danny Amendola to Leave New England Patriots for the Miami Dolphins

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ET on Wednesday. The Dolphins are reportedly working on a 3-year, $24 million deal with Wilson. That marked the third-highest receiving-yard total of his career. In exchange, the Dolphins agreed to swap picks in the seventh rounds and move down from the 223rd overall selection to the 227th. Miami traded Landry away to Cleveland and will be replacing him with a guy who had a lot of success with Tom Brady throwing him the ball. Read More »

Andros Townsend sends emotional message to former Tottenham teammate Ryan Mason

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Mason, who joined Hull City in 2016, suffered a fractured skull during Hull's game against Chelsea in January past year after a clash of heads with Gary Cahill . "Sending all my love to him and his family, and wishing him all the best for the future". "It was hard for him in the beginning because he struggled to cope with the training sessions, because it was very tough". Read More »

Valentino Rossi signs two-year Yamaha contract extension

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Rossi turned 39 last month, meaning his new contract will mean he continues racing until the age of 41 - making him the first MotoGP rider to race into his 40s since Colin Edwards in 2014. Valentino Rossi celebrates his two-year contract extension with Yamaha. He has raced 206 Global Positioning System with Yamaha, and claimed 11 percent of Yamaha's 500 GP victories. Read More »

England head coach Eddie Jones apologises for "scummy Irish" comment

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Until this season, the only match England had lost since Jones took over following their first-round exit at the 2015 World Cup was when Ireland denied them a Grand Slam with a 13-9 victory in Dublin past year. " In retrospect people are probably thinking it may not have been the best thing to do ". Ireland coach Joe Schmidt played down Jones' remarks, saying they were "not directly relevant to us". Read More »

Eddie Jones sorry over 'scummy Ireland' video

The video shows Jones addressing a conference at Fuso, the parent company of England sponsors Mitsubishi, past year where he referred to the Irish as "scummy" and described Wales as a "s**t place". South African official Van der Westhuizen refereed England's training session at Pennyhill Park on Tuesday, just five days before he was due to run the line when Ireland face Eddie Jones' side at Twickenham. Read More »