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Sports Klopp delighted with Liverpool reaction since losing Coutinho
Author: 0 Klopp delighted with Liverpool reaction since losing Coutinho

Liverpool's strong team spirit is a key factor in the Premier League club's brilliant run of recent form on the domestic front and in Europe, Senegalese forward Sadio Mane has said. The Reds have recovered well from Philippe Coutinho's club-record move to Barcelona in January. "I am experienced enough that when it comes to this time of the year to take each game at a time", he added.

Sports Raiders to select 10th overall in April's NFL Draft
Author: 0 Raiders to select 10th overall in April's NFL Draft

The Oakland Raiders offseason Battle of the Bay bout with the San Francisco 49ers resulted in new head coach Jon Gruden's first loss of his latest resume-builder. Additionally, because they 49ers got the better pick in Round 1, they get the worse pick in Round 2 (where there's still a tie in draft position). Oakland started the season 2-0 while San Francisco stumbled to an 0-9 start before winning six of its last seven with Jimmy Garoppolo at quarterback.

Sports Entire field from one race disqualified at world indoors
Author: 0 Entire field from one race disqualified at world indoors

The Guardian have since flagged that, in 1944, there was no AAU 100-meter champion in the United States after the six athletes in the final false started. That left the pool with Jamaican Steven Gayle, Latvian Austris Karpinskis, Bahrain's Alonzo Russell and Grenada's Bralon Taplin to aim for a qualification.

Sports Baker Mayfield measures 6-foot 5/8 at NFL Scouting Combine
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield measures 6-foot 5/8 at NFL Scouting Combine

And stacked next to Miller's, the blind-side protector of another first-round QB prospect, UCLA's Josh Rosen, Brown's numbers don't compare favorably at all. Barkley, who said he weighed-in at 232.6 pounds, was ranked as the top running back by NFL Media analysts Mike Mayock and Bucky Brooks heading into the combine.

Sports Wales coach Giggs: Alexis won't be happy with his Man Utd start
Author: 0 Wales coach Giggs: Alexis won't be happy with his Man Utd start

That's according to Spanish publication El Pais who have suggested that United executives believe they errored by moving to sign Sanchez in January and the deal may have been done to satisfy Jose Mourinho. Mata has scored three goals in 22 league appearances this season. After picking up one of their biggest wins of the season at home to Chelsea last time out, however, Mata claims that United can still come out on top should they put together a flawless run between now and the end of ...

Sports Root to discuss Stokes' Test vice-captaincy
Author: 0 Root to discuss Stokes' Test vice-captaincy

James Anderson took over the VC role during the Ashes series in Stokes' absence, but the all-rounder's return to team for the New Zealand tour meant that it is a situation that needs to be discussed by Test captain Root and Bayliss ahead of the two Test matches against New Zealand at the end of the month.

Sports It's Robbie Williams vs. Usain Bolt at Soccer Aid 2018
Author: 0 It's Robbie Williams vs. Usain Bolt at Soccer Aid 2018

He said: "Reclaiming the title for England this year is going to taste so much sweeter with Usain leading the Soccer Aid World XI". It looks like Soccer Aid 2018 will let Robbie Williams entertain you, with the British pop star and Usain Bolt being announced as the Soccer Aid captains in the biennial charity football match.

Sports Nadal pulls out of Mexican Open
Author: 0 Nadal pulls out of Mexican Open

World No. 2 Rafael Nadal will miss ATP tour stops at Indian Wells and Miami due to the right hip injury that has hindered him this year. I won't be able to play in Indian Wells or Miami and the target is now to recover to be on the ground for the [clay-court] season.

Sports Luka Modric accused of perjury in Dinamo corruption case
Author: 0 Luka Modric accused of perjury in Dinamo corruption case

Cash is said to have been embezzled via deals where Mr Mamic, his brother Zoran and two others took a cut from the sales of players. Modric has not been directly identified as the defendant however authorities named a "Croatian citizen born in 1985" in accordance with legislation and media in the Eastern European country have claimed the defendant is in fact the national team captain.

Sports Stephen Curry tweaks right ankle against Hawks
Author: 0 Stephen Curry tweaks right ankle against Hawks

Apparently, he was taking a few swings in his hotel room, and it didn't end well. "Golf is hard." the PGA Tour account replied to Curry. The day before the Warriors' game against the Hawks, Steph Curry shared a photo that showed his hotel room covered in glass .

Sports USWNT to honor Gold Medal winning Women's Hockey team
Author: 0 USWNT to honor Gold Medal winning Women's Hockey team

According to Team USA, the team won the lowest amount of medals at a Winter Olympics in two decades. Next Wednesday, March 7, players will begin to return to their hometowns to celebrate their momentous gold medal achievement-the first U.S.

Sports Uefa confirm Nasri's six-month ban
Author: 0 Uefa confirm Nasri's six-month ban

Upon reaching a decision after 12 months, European football's governing body declared: "The player Samir Nasri has been found guilty for using a prohibited method in accordance with sub-section M2, par". Wada rules state a 50 millilitre infusion limit per six-hour period for active athletes. The former France global was playing for Sevilla on loan from Manchester City at the time.

Sports Lamar Jackson denies reports, adament he is 'strictly a quarterback'
Author: 0 Lamar Jackson denies reports, adament he is 'strictly a quarterback'

The Louisville quarterback insisted that's he's just that - a quarterback - during his combine press conference late Friday afternoon. He's expected to run a blazing 40-yard dash, though he won't be doing so at the combine. "I'm mobile", Jackson said. Some around the league have rejected that opinion, as Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome and Chiefs coach Andy Reid both said they see Jackson as a quarterback.

Sports Virginia Stunned Louisville By Scoring Five Points In The Game's Final Second
Author: 0 Virginia Stunned Louisville By Scoring Five Points In The Game's Final Second

Junior forward Deng Adel scored 18 points while Ray Spalding added 16 points and nine rebounds and Quentin Snider contributed 13 points for Louisville (19-11, 9-8), which lost for the sixth time in its last nine games. With the win, the Wahoos are the first school to ever finish 9-0 in conference games on the road in the ACC. He made the first two free throws, offering the Cavaliers a chance for a miss-and-tip to tie the game, but Virginia was called for a lane violation, giving the ball ...

Sports Hugely positive injury updates for Ireland's James McCarthy and Seanie Maguire
Author: 0 Hugely positive injury updates for Ireland's James McCarthy and Seanie Maguire

Everton have delivered a positive update on Republic of Ireland global James McCarthy , with the club saying they're hopeful the midfielder could be back in action for the start of next season. "The away form is a long-standing problem at the club". It's been there for a while and it's something I have to remedy'. And Toffees chief Allardyce has confirmed he is not expecting to play the French centre-back again.

Author: 0 Liverpool Are Eyeing A Move For ANOTHER Southampton Player

Liverpool FC manager Jurgen Klopp signed Netherlands worldwide Virgil van Dijk in a club record £75m deal from Premier League rivals Southampton in the January transfer window. Southampton are in serious danger of being relegated to the Championship this season and if this does happen, Lemina is likely to be on the move.

Sports Aly Raisman sues US Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics over Nassar abuse
Author: 0 Aly Raisman sues US Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics over Nassar abuse

The 23-year-old three-time gold medalist said in her suit that Nassar molested her at national and worldwide championships and at the 2012 London Olympics. Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman also filed a suit in California , alleging the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of Nassar "could have been prevented" had U.S.

Sports Smith suspended by Cavaliers
Author: 0 Smith suspended by Cavaliers

With AP Photos.The Cavaliers have suspended guard J.R. Smith one game for detrimental conduct. CLEVELAND- J.R. Smith's suspension was because he threw a bowl of soup, according to ESPN's Brian Windhorst and Dave McMenamin . Rodney Hood scored 11 points (2.7 more than Smith's season average) with five assists (3.1 more than Smith) and five rebounds (two more than Smith).

Sports Baker Mayfield thinks he can 'turn around' Browns franchise
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield thinks he can 'turn around' Browns franchise

Cleveland, which is still kicking itself for not taking Carson Wentz two years ago, will pick first again this year. There is literally a long list of quarterbacks - it resides on a famous jersey - who have thought they could turn around the Browns franchise since the club returned to Cleveland back in 1999.

Sports Ibrahimovic could return for Sweden at World Cup
Author: 0 Ibrahimovic could return for Sweden at World Cup

Marouane Fellaini , along with Phil Jones , Marcos Rojo and Daley Blind , will not be in the team Monday night when United go to Crystal Palace. It will be a very personal decision for him to play or to stop. I don't know, I want him to stay, the club wants him to stay. Mourinho said it is not clear whether he will retire from football for good in the summer.

Sports Rams are trading OLB Robert Quinn to Dolphins for draft pick
Author: 0 Rams are trading OLB Robert Quinn to Dolphins for draft pick

He was drafted by the then-St. Los Angeles Rams' Robert Quinn (#94) and (52) Alec Olgetree combine to sack Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (#8), during the second half of Sunday's NFL football game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angles, Ca., September 17, 2017.

Sports Woods adds tournaments to pre-Masters run
Author: 0 Woods adds tournaments to pre-Masters run

Woods is still able to enter most PGA Tour events whenever he'd like to because he has a high ranking on the PGA Tour priority list. Valspar tournament director Tracy West she heard from Woods' agent, Mark Steinberg, about 30 minutes before the announcement and put into motion a plan that tournament organizers had been working on for weeks just in case the 14-time major champion committed.

Sports Aaron Rodgers, Packers Have Made Progress Toward New Contract
Author: 0 Aaron Rodgers, Packers Have Made Progress Toward New Contract

Danica Patrick gets a kiss from Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers before the NASCAR Daytona 500 Cup series auto race on February 18. It's important for them - and for teams like the Green Bay Packers. "It's a big puzzle, and as the information comes in, as we get closer to the free-agent time period and get through the combine and get a better feel for the draft, some of those things will come into play", he said.

Sports Russell Wilson whiffs in Yankees debut
Author: 0 Russell Wilson whiffs in Yankees debut

Wilson fouled the first pitch back. But Wilson and the Yankees apparently got the Seahawks' blessing to allow him a plate appearance in a game. Chasen Shreve, now a reliever with the Yankees, induced Wilson to ground into a double play in a June 2011 game.

Sports US Olympic Committee CEO resigns due to health problems
Author: 0 US Olympic Committee CEO resigns due to health problems

Blackmun's resignation comes three days after the closing of the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang where the triumphs of US athletes were frequently overshadowed by the specter of USA Gymnastics and USA Swimming scandals . Blackmun's resignation also comes three days after the end of the Winter Olympics, where the USA medal count was its lowest since 1998. The former CEO of USA Gymnastics and its entire board were replaced, and the president of Michigan State University, where Nassar had his ...

Sports Karti Chidambaram gets five-day CBI custody in INX Media case
Author: 0 Karti Chidambaram gets five-day CBI custody in INX Media case

A Delhi court today saved it arrange on a safeguard supplication recorded by Karti Chidambaram's Chartered Accountant S Bhaskararaman, captured in the INX Media tax evasion case. Later in the evening, he was remanded to one-day custody of the CBI by a Delhi court. After which he was sent to 14 days of judicial custody. Swamy further trained guns at P Chidambaram and said, "It was P Chidambaram who had approved the project".

Sports Barcelona held by Las Palmas ahead of crucial Atletico match
Author: 0 Barcelona held by Las Palmas ahead of crucial Atletico match

Even after the game, Barca's players claimed they hadn't been informed why it had been awarded, with a Lucas Digne handball or a Sergi Roberto pull on Matias Aguirregaray the two most likely possibilities. The result left Valencia one point behind Madrid, which on Tuesday lost 1-0 at Espanyol without Cristiano Ronaldo and other regular starters. And although Las Palmas , much improved since the arrival of Paco Jemez as coach, played a very good game, the Canary Islanders also resorted ...

Sports Gruden gives Lynch vote of confidence
Author: 0 Gruden gives Lynch vote of confidence

Tavecchio is probably a little bit better right now kicking off. So are the Raiders going back to the stone age? Jon Gruden settled in behind a podium Wednesday morning at the Indiana Convention Center, grinned and addressed the dozens of reporters assembled before him.

Sports Jon Rahm giving back at WGC-Mexico Championship
Author: 0 Jon Rahm giving back at WGC-Mexico Championship

Chris Paisley of England, who followed his victory in the South African Open with a pair of top 5s against strong fields in the Middle East , had his name atop the leaderboard for most of the warm afternoon until he came up short of the 16th and made his lone bogey in a round of 65.

Author: 0 Manchester City add to Arsenal misery with another 3-0 thrashing

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has described his side's display against Arsenal as "outstanding" after earning a convincing 3-0 win at the Emirates Stadium. City place Chelsea next on Sunday. "I improve so much with him", the German forward said. "We produced physically our highest performance of the season by quite far".

Sports ED seizes 41 assets of Nirav Modi
Author: 0 ED seizes 41 assets of Nirav Modi

These properties include 15 flats and 17 office premises in Mumbai , one shopping mall in Kolkata, one farmhouse in Alibaug built on four acres of land and six parcels of land of a total area of 231 acres in Alibaug, Nasik, Nagpur, Panvel, and Villupuram (Tamil Nadu).

Sports Elway indicates Denver's interest in QB Cousins
Author: 0 Elway indicates Denver's interest in QB Cousins

With Cousins already slated to land near the top of the quarterback scale (or possibly setting a new bar for it), giving him the ability to play for max money over a short term and then negotiate another max term in only three or four years might prove too player-friendly for some franchises.

Sports Joshua is a cash cow, promoter milking him - Wilder
Author: 0 Joshua is a cash cow, promoter milking him - Wilder

Kiwi heavyweight Joseph Parker has earned praise from rival Anthony Joshua , with the unbeaten Brit labelling the WBO champion a tougher match up than WBC title holder Deontay Wilder . "They see he the best". Why you fighting him again?' I didn't have to fight this fight. "I'm going to show the world who "King Kong" is". I know he has nice skills like all Cuban fighters.

Sports New Directions For WWE After Elimination Chamber 2018
Author: 0 New Directions For WWE After Elimination Chamber 2018

First priority on my timeline for the next several years. Ronda Rousey's immediate future in WWE became clearer on Monday Night Raw , and it looks like the former UFC star is headed to WrestleMania 34 alongside an Olympic gold medalist.

Sports Vikings Coach: Bradford Has
Author: 0 Vikings Coach: Bradford Has "Degenerative" Knee

He's got the heart of a lion - a champion. The Broncos' quarterback options are still in flux weeks before the start of free agency. Head coach Mike Zimmer reiterated the team continues to evaluate all its options, and there are issues to discuss regarding everyone.

Sports Morne Morkel to retire from int'l cricket after Australia Test series
Author: 0 Morne Morkel to retire from int'l cricket after Australia Test series

Warner's 543 runs at an average of 90 on the 2014-15 tour were the architect of Australian win last time around, and it's not just runs, but the way he gets those runs makes the difference. South Africa have a dilemma. Will Nathan Lyon be able to continue his streak of good form? These 4 bowlers will test Australia. "So a guy like Keshav has played well against them in the past, so he'll play a big part in the series", Elgar told a news conference on Tuesday.

Sports Seahawks talking about Michael Bennett trade
Author: 0 Seahawks talking about Michael Bennett trade

Bennett is also known for making headlines off the field. Bennett should draw considerable trade interest, but don't expect a team to give up anything substantial in value. "Would it have affected yours?" He did his best to handle it and that's all he could do. The team certainly lacks the re-sources to re-sign Graham at anything remotely near that average.

Sports Bayern Munich interested in Harry Kane if Lewa leaves
Author: 0 Bayern Munich interested in Harry Kane if Lewa leaves

He was even Real's main target for a time, before Kane rose to prominence and gained his reputation as the top English striker. Bayern are on the verge of the Champions League quarter-finals having thrashed Besiktas 5-0 in the last-16 first leg in Munich last Tuesday when Coman was among the scorers.

Sports Matt Forte, former Tulane star, announces retirement from NFL
Author: 0 Matt Forte, former Tulane star, announces retirement from NFL

Forte said in November 2016 he "wanted to play 10 years", per Connor Hughes of NJ.com, and pointed to his decision to change his diet and revamp his approach after having his knee scoped in 2010. Forte finished his career 33rd all time in rushing yards and fifth among active running backs with 9,796 yards. These are in no particular order, and there are so many great moments that picking five is hard.

Sports Swansea breeze into FA Cup quarter-finals
Author: 0 Swansea breeze into FA Cup quarter-finals

The goal was Ayew's second goal in the ongoing FA Cup - his first goal was against Wolverhampton Wanderers which his side won 2-1. We expected a lot from Sheffield Wednesday . "Now we will play either Rochdale or Tottenham at home and we could go to Wembley, so we are in a very good position". Avoiding relegation from the Premier League and the Sky Bet Championship is the paramount goal for either side respectively, however the Swans dominated from start to finish and eventually eased ...

Sports Yana Kunitskaya says Cris Cyborg doesn't have strong knockout power
Author: 0 Yana Kunitskaya says Cris Cyborg doesn't have strong knockout power

Although we may never see a female knockout artist like Cyborg ever again, Kunitskaya will not be intimidated by her stand-up skills and will look to counter with her own long striking. Everyone has weaknesses, and her last fight with Holly [Holm], it was five rounds, and it showed a lot. The two battled over weight, with Rousey insisting that Cyborg fight her at 135 and Cyborg insisting she couldn't safely make the weight.

Sports Arizona Board Of Regents Backs University Of Arizona Basketball Coach Sean Miller
Author: 0 Arizona Board Of Regents Backs University Of Arizona Basketball Coach Sean Miller

Arizona Basketball Head Coach Sean Miller has been under fire for the last week over allegations that he paid C DeAndre Ayton to come join the Wildcats. According to Daniels, Gershon and Snow, Ayton also didn't have a relationship with Christian Dawkins, the former employee of ASM Sports Group who was allegedly on the other end of the call where Miller was discussing the $100,000 payment.

Sports F1 testing delayed due to Barcelona snow
Author: 0 F1 testing delayed due to Barcelona snow

The British driver was a half-second faster than Stoffel Vandoorne of McLaren , who had his time on the faster hypersoft tires. Pierre Gasly has also continued to notch up the mileage for Toro Rosso Honda with nearly a half-century of laps at the Spanish circuit .

Sports Liverpool vow to spend after posting £39 million profit
Author: 0 Liverpool vow to spend after posting £39 million profit

Collymore added: "Yeah I think the interesting thing there is obviously there's been beef with Rafa and Manchester United over many years, if you remember the Rafa facts thing when Fergie was there". So compact is the bottom of the table that the relegation places are in a constant state of flux with teams often rising or falling above the dreaded line each time a goal goes in.

Sports PSG's Neymar Jr. Arrives Brazil, Set For Surgery
Author: 0 PSG's Neymar Jr. Arrives Brazil, Set For Surgery

However, Dr. Rodrigo Lasmar said on Thursday that the 26-year-old may not return to action until the start of June, just two weeks before the start of the World Cup finals in Russian Federation. The PSG boss has said that Mbappe may be back in time for the big reverse fixture. Lasmar's assessment painted a graver picture both in terms of the injury and the timing of Neymar's recovery.

Sports Weinstein Company: bankruptcy process to be 'only viable option'
Author: 0 Weinstein Company: bankruptcy process to be 'only viable option'

Schneiderman complained that the deal as originally drawn up would have shielded top executives who covered up Weinstein's abuse, muzzled his victims with non-disclosure agreements and would not have compensated any of the victims. According to the Weinstein Co . letter, the two sides continued to have conflicts over Glasser's role, a week after the board fired him. An attorney for Glasser has said he plans to sue for wrongful termination.

Sports Bears to release backup QB Glennon
Author: 0 Bears to release backup QB Glennon

Glennon had signed a three-year, $45 million deal with the Bears before last March, but had a contract structured with team-friendly outs in 2018 and 2019. Talks with cornerback Kyle Fuller continue with hopes pointed at a signing prior to the start of free agency. "Those are all evaluations that are ongoing".