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Ronaldo hits four in Girona rout


Stuani headed in his side's second, but Gareth Bale scored Real's fifth, before Juanpe pulled one back but Ronaldo netted his fourth and Real's sixth in injury time. Ronaldo has scored at least one goal in his last eight matches in all competitions. - Cristiano Ronaldo has scored more goals than any other player from the top five European leagues in 2018 in all competitions (21). Read More »

'Why Leaving Real Was Good For James'

The prolific Poland global is among those who continue to be mentioned as possible additions during a summer overhaul at Santiago Bernabeu. However, it's also claimed Rodriguez is open to the possibility of a loan recall by Real Madrid , given the club could change managers themselves this summer. Read More »

Rajon Rondo: Ray Allen 'Just Wants Attention'


That was made evident by Rondo when he was asked about his reaction to the excerpts that referred to him from Allen's book " From The Outside: My Journey Through Life and the Game I Love ", which will be released soon. The two-time National Basketball Association champion has since mended his relationship with Paul Pierce , but remains at odds with Garnett and Rondo. Read More »

Quinnipiac basketball fans were fired up to play UConn


Texas 85, Arizona State 65: Lashann Higgs scored 19 points and Brooke McCarty added 15 as the host Longhorns (28-6) beat the seventh-seeded Sun Devils (22-13). Buffalo will face second-seeded SC in the Sweet 16 in Albany on Saturday. "Obviously, we saw ourselves against the best and we're going to have a chance 20 years later to see what we've been able to accomplish". Read More »

Mehul Choksi replies to questions from CBI


News agency ANI reported on Tuesday that Choksi wrote a letter to the CBI team investigating the defrauding of Punjab National Bank . Both the agencies have asked Mehul Choksi to join the probe immediately. "I reiterate that I am overseas and have earlier also responded to your notices". However, Choksi in new letter to the CBI said that he was "extremely held up" in business overseas and was working hard to resolves the issues he was facing due to the unnecessary closure of business in ... Read More »

Turner, Oladipo lead Pacers past Lakers


After trailing for the majority of the first half, the Pacers finally broke through with under two minutes remaining in the second quarter as Darren Collison hit Thad Young on his way to the rim for a powerful slam, putting in up 54-53. Los Angeles cooled off to make 24 of 49 shots for 49 percent after a hot first quarter. After leading by 12 points in the first half, the Lakers fell to the Pacers in a double-digit loss that wasn't as close as the final score. Read More »

Landon Cassill to drive next two races for StarCom Racing

Following the Auto Club 400, the team, headed by former Daytona 500 victor Derrike Cope, announced that the two parties have "mutually agreed" to go their separate ways. The last Daytona 500 without a driver named Earnhardt came in 1978. (That was a career best for both he and StarCom's No. 00 program). While Earnhardt finished 21st in the Daytona 500 by virtue of staying out of the trouble all of the top cars got in, he finished 31st or lower in each of the next four races. Read More »

New York Jets welcoming in Terrelle Pryor for visit


Kearse, in his first season with the Jets, had 65 catches for 810 yards and five touchdowns. The 6-foot-4, 240-pound Pryor disappointed with the Redskins after signing a one-year, $6 million contract. Coach Todd Bowles acknowledged recently "there's some concern" about Anderson, whose off-the-field behavior is testing the organization's patience. Pryor has the size and athleticism to be a potential game-changer with the Jets and he would provide the team's quarterback, whether that's Josh ... Read More »

Three Swiss cities among world's top ten for quality of life


Austria's capital, Vienna, ranked highest for the ninth year in a row, followed by Zurich in Switzerland, and then Auckland. "Multinational companies need a full picture of conditions on the ground to help calculate fair and consistent expatriate compensation - a real challenge in locations with a compromised quality of living", said Mr Thissen. Read More »

Dodgers 3B Justin Turner breaks wrist, likely to be sidelined several weeks


Shaikin noted the slugger is "unlikely to return before May" and cited the six weeks Freddie Freeman of the Atlanta Braves and nine weeks George Springer of the Houston Astros missed because of prior broken wrists. He finished third in the NL with a.322 batting average. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts announced the diagnosis after the game. In that series, which the Dodgers won in five games, Turner hit.333 with two home runs and seven runs batted in. Read More »

South Dakota ranked 4th most dependent state on gun industry in 2018


Other factors to determine dependency on the gun industry analyzed the importance of the firearm industry in each states like number of firearm industry jobs, total output of firearms and strictness of gun laws. Kentucky's neighbor to the south, Tennessee, was second in this particular ranking. At a minimum, a greater proportion of Kentuckians try to buy guns. Read More »

Ronaldo versus Messi: Scoring race heats up in Spanish league


As at November 5, Ronaldo had just one goal having played seven league games, while his rival Lionel Messi was 11 ahead of him. "Ronaldo is very important to us, he transmits an energy across the whole group", said Zidane. The 33-year-old was accused last year of evading €14.7 million (A$23.5 million) in taxes relating to his image rights between 2011 and 2014. That's another record - three children in three months. Read More »

Hardaway leads Knicks past Bulls


New York, which was without top defender Lance Thomas (personal reasons) gained some momentum toward the end of the first half, when they outscored Chicago 11-0 over the last five minutes to close the second quarter. The Knicks rank seventh in points in the paint per game (46.8) while the Bulls rank 26th (41.6). The New York Knicks are allowing 37.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.1 rebounds per game. Read More »

Wild cough up late lead, fall to Kings in overtime


LA is one of the teams Minnesota wants to keep in their rearview mirror so winning tonight becomes that much more important, not to mention the next two opponents on tap for the Wild. Los Angeles added a power-play goal in the second by Jeff Carter . Carter has eight goals and two assists in 12 games since returning on February 24 from surgery to fix a tendon in his ankle. Read More »

Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco suspended 80 games for drug violation


In a statement released by the players' union, Polanco said he didn't "intentionally consume this steroid". He said he thought he was taking a B12 and iron supplement. Polanco will be eligible to return at the latter end of June after his suspension concludes. He finished especially strong, hitting.293 with 10 home runs in 63 games after the All-Star break. Read More »

Man Utd extend Young's contract to 2019

The 32-year-old is now contracted to the Red Devils until the summer of 2019. Young's career has taken a new shape during the ongoing campaign with Jose Mourinho opting to play him on the left side of the defence. Indeed so impressive has Young's form been that he has been included in Gareth Southgate's England squad for friendlies later this month against the Netherlands and Italy . Read More »

Top 5 dunks from the 2018 NBA Slam Dunk Contest


He finished the night off by double-tapping the ball off the backboard before slamming it through, which earned him the runner-up and 50 points from the judges. "I'm Larry Nance Jr ". "I wanted this so badly". "What were the odds of that?" The similarities between father and son are nearly mirrored in this video. Read More »

Champions League quarter-final draw: All you need to know


Tickets will not be sold on a first-come-first-served basis, with a ballot instead conducted once the sale period has ended. Prices will range from 70 euros ($86) for the cheapest to 450 euros for most expensive. The award-winning BT Sport app will also show a Champions League quarter-final draw live stream from this time onwards, while TV viewers can tune in on BT Sport 3/BT Sport 3 HD. Read More »

Mourinho tells struggling Manchester United stars to 'grow up'


Everything was done at a leisurely pace. United did lift the Europa League last season to earn their spot in the Champions League , but their supporters have very high demands. United beat the Seagulls 2-0 at Old Trafford , with Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic each netting headers, four days on from their shock Champions League last-16 elimination there at the hands of Sevilla . Read More »

Gianfranco Zola makes big claim about future of Chelsea boss Antonio Conte


This will be a huge game for both clubs since Conte's team are now fifth in the EPL standings with 56 points where as Pochettino's side are now fourth in the standings as they have 61 points (both clubs played 30 games so far). Having won the Premier League trophy in his first season with the club, this term his side have put up a frail effort to retain the title and sit 25 points behind league leaders Manchester City. Read More »

Ko completes wire-to-wire Women's Australian Open win

South Korea's Jin Young Ko scored a wire-to-wire victory, beating compatriot Hyejin Choi by three shots with a final round of 69 and a 14-under total of 274. "I started off really well", Green said. She began her day with two-straight birdies and didn't look back at any point, despite two bogeys on her front nine. Read More »

Syracuse Basketball: Non-believers + foul trouble can't knock out Orange


A third of those people had Miles Bridges' squad winning it all. If your bracket somehow wasn't completely ruined before Sunday, it is now. They just wouldn't fall. Those shooters have to make those shots. Fast forward less than 48 hours. The Spartans responded with a handful of desperation 3-point misses. Duke has two of the best big men in the country in freshmen Marvin Bagley III and Wendell Carter Jr., but in the earlier meeting, Syracuse kept the rebounds close. Read More »

Jonathan Martin Has Warrant for Arrest; Issued 5 Criminal Charges


Martin's post prompted the school to close for the day. Martin's February 23 Instagram had the quote, "When you're a bully victim and a coward, your options are suicide, or revenge". Pouncey was also implicated in the scandal that led to extensive investigations by the National Football League and the Dolphins. Police said Martin had a cache of weapons in his possession. Read More »

Eric Ebron signs 2-year deal with Colts worth $15 million


Having spent the first four seasons of his National Football League career with the Detroit Lions , tight end Eric Ebron is reportedly on the move. In 2016, he started all 13 games he played in and set career highs in receptions (61) and receiving yards (711). In addition to the Colts, Ebron met with the Carolina Panthers and the New England Patriots were rumored to have interest. Read More »

Bills sign Russell Bodine & Marshall Newhouse to OL


Bodine inked a two-year contract while Newhouse signed a one year deal. The 29-year-old, who has experience playing at both tackle and guard, started, started 14 games for Oakland in 2017. Bodine was drafted in the fourth round of the 2014 draft by the Bengals. The same was was true at center after Eric Wood announced in January he was retiring due to a lingering neck injury. Read More »

Penn State overpowers Notre Dame in NIT, 73-63


Carr has been talked about as an NBA-caliber player and possible selection in the 2018 NBA Draft as a sophomore and he looked the part in South Bend this evening. With the outcome no longer in doubt, Colson was reinserted with 35.2 seconds left so he could finish his career on the court. Penn State scored 19 points off 12 Notre Dame turnovers while the Irish turned nine Nittany Lions turnovers into eight points. Read More »

Kevin Love Will Return Tonight Against the Bucks

Kyle Korver has returned to the team after missing Saturday's game because of a family emergency. Associate head coach Larry Drew said Love's minutes will be restricted in Cleveland's game against Milwaukee . Does Love start Love next to Larry Nance Jr ., or does Nance come off the bench again? The initial timetable for Love, who underwent minor knee surgery on February 14 and was forced to miss the All-Star Game five days later, was for him to be out two months. Read More »

Del Potro ends Federer's run to claim title


Federer had to save a championship point after some superb, quick serves from Del Potro and then finally closed out the set on his fifth attempt. To Del Potro , he added: "Well done, you deserve it, you were the better player in the end". Read More »

Lyon risks season ban by UEFA for fan racism, disorder


The French side now have a ban, suspended for two years from April 2017, hanging over them after trouble at a Europa League quarter-final. Lyon police said there were three arrests. In the Champions' league one of the game's oldest rivalries was given a fresh twist as Juventus drew the holders Real Madrid again, and the Italians would love revenge for being on the receiving end of some Spanish setbacks in recent attempts to capture Europe's top club trophy. Read More »

Patrick Reed jokingly jabs Jordan Spieth while arguing with rules official


Reed's ball came to rest in a peculiar spot with some tower cables and a tree right next to it. Reed was in trouble near the green of No. 11 at Bay Hill and asked a rules official for free relief. "That's fine", Reed then replies. The rules official says "You want a third opinion?" to which Reed says, "Yeah I do". I do want a third opinion. Read More »

Brandon Marshall in danger after Giants sign big receiver


That makes a second former Broncos receiver/returnman the Giants have signed since December. Tyke Tolbert, who was hired this offseason as the Giants' wide receivers coach, held the same role in Denver over the previous seven seasons. A Second Team All-Big 10 (2013) talent out of IN, the 6-foot-2, 215-pound Latimer has appeared IN 45 career games, hauling IN 35 receptions for 445 yards and three touchdowns. Read More »

President Trump's approval rating up 4 points from January

President Donald Trump may have seen his approval rating get a slight bump this month, but he is lagging well behind his predecessors at this point of his presidency, a new poll shows. In the Democratic-controlled districts, though, there was a clear majority in favor of Democrats winning back control of Congress. "I am 100 percent behind that and would support it and even help promote it", added Rep. Read More »