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Sports South Carolina's Will Muschamp gets new 6-year, $28.2 million contract
Author: 0 South Carolina's Will Muschamp gets new 6-year, $28.2 million contract

Lattimore's position will be as Director of Player Development. "Kyle has been with me for the past five years and thinks like we do", said Coach Muschamp. The NCAA ruled (fairly, I think) that one program having someone on the payroll while operating camps would create an unfair recruiting advantage for SC.

Sports Rory McIlroy has a heart irregularity
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy has a heart irregularity

He says he'll get an electrocardiogram every six months and an MRI once per year. The Irish golfer traced the condition back to a bad viral infection he had 18 months ago in China, leading to some scar tissue and the thickening of his left ventricle.

Sports Bills fire Rick Dennison
Author: 0 Bills fire Rick Dennison

Dennison joined Buffalo shortly after Sean McDermott was hired as the team's head coach previous year. McCoy was sacked from the Broncos midseason after returning to the team for a second stint (where, coincidentally, he replaced Dennison as coordinator in 2009).

Sports Jazz's Rodney Hood gets ejected, slaps phone out of a fan's hand
Author: 0 Jazz's Rodney Hood gets ejected, slaps phone out of a fan's hand

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Harrison Barnes had 25 points and 11 rebounds, Yogi Ferrell made seven 3-pointers and scored 22 points and Dallas fended off fatigue to beat fresh Charlotte. The Jazz responded with another 3-pointer by Joe Ingles (10 points). Already without C Rudy Gobert, Utah played without F/C Derrick Favors (right ankle sprain).

Sports Manchester United Or Liverpool: Which Is The Better Destination For Bundesliga Sensation?
Author: 0 Manchester United Or Liverpool: Which Is The Better Destination For Bundesliga Sensation?

The teenager promises to be the USA's first superstar in the sport since Landon Donovan, only in an era with the potential to elevate him far higher than any other footballer from the Land of Trump that has come before. I think the start's been good, and we want to continue to learn his style. He is now expected to lead the US road back after the qualification failure as the star man among a talented group of youngsters that includes Schalke midfielder Weston McKennie.

Sports 49ers Reuben Foster arrested in Alabama
Author: 0 49ers Reuben Foster arrested in Alabama

San Francisco traded up back into the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft to select Foster with the 31st-overall pick. He started all the games that he appeared in, finishing the year with 72 tackles and a pass defended. He blew up at medical personnel at the National Football League combine and his urine sample came back dilute, which is an automatic positive test. Foster also finished the season with the team's highest player grade (90.7), according to Pro Football Focus , just edging ...

Sports Flores first choice to be new Stoke manager
Author: 0 Flores first choice to be new Stoke manager

Martin O'Neill, the Republic of Ireland manager, is still regarded as an attractive option by chairman Peter Coates but Flores could make his return to English football next week. Niedzwiecki has been assisted by Under-18s boss Kevin Russell , who faced the media at a press conference on Thursday afternoon. "He was very liked, and it's sad when someone loses their job".

Sports Time for Ajinkya Rahane to return?
Author: 0 Time for Ajinkya Rahane to return?

South African seamer Vernon Philander has said it was important to keep Indian run machine Virat Kohli quiet, after he recorded his career-best figures of 6/42 in the first Test at Cape Town . His selection was a roll of the dice, if the think-tank were to be honest, but one that paid off richly. Their partnership did frustrate South Africa , but it was yet another ploy of bringing the wicketkeeper up to the wickets that worked.

Sports Boss still in dark over January budget
Author: 0 Boss still in dark over January budget

Newcastle have a deal in place to sign Chelsea winger Kenedy on loan but are waiting for the green light from Stamford Bridge for the move to go through. "It might not be possible for the team to play as I want after just a month, what is important is that we fight to win games". My belief is that we will do what we have to do.

Sports Popovich defends Laker's Walton in wake of Ball's criticism
Author: 0 Popovich defends Laker's Walton in wake of Ball's criticism

Los Angeles defeated the San Antonio Spurs 93-81, giving the team their 15 loss. Los Angeles opened an 84-74 lead going into the fourth quarter, closing the third on a 22-10 run. Just effort and will. "Nobody wants to. But our bosses tell us we have to, because of the ratings, because of the readership.' Somewhere - I guess (LaVar) is in Lithuania - LaVar Ball is laughing at all of us", Kerr added.

Sports Predictions for Every NFL Divisional Playoff Game
Author: 0 Predictions for Every NFL Divisional Playoff Game

On defense, the Vikings are loaded - especially in the secondary, where perennial Pro Bowlers Xavier Rhodes and Harrison Smith will slow down Brees just enough to eke out a victory at home. They took advantage of critical Rams special teams turnovers and converted them into points, while the defense took care of the young Rams offense.

Sports Orioles avoid arbitration with Machado, Britton, 3 others
Author: 0 Orioles avoid arbitration with Machado, Britton, 3 others

The Orioles had two hearings past year, winning one against Joseph and losing to Brach - the first time the club had lost an arbitration hearing since Ben McDonald in 1995. Other arbitration-eligible Orioles players include second baseman Jonathan Schoop and right-hander Kevin Gausman. The Orioles finished 75-87 last season, last place in the American League East.

Sports Stokes named in England test squad for NZ
Author: 0 Stokes named in England test squad for NZ

England squad for New Zealand tour: Joe Root (c), Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Stuart Broad, Alastair Cook, Mason Crane, Ben Foakes, Liam Livingstone , Dawid Malan, Craig Overton, Ben Stokes , Mark Stoneman, James Vince, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood .

Sports Zidane Named French Coach Of The Year
Author: 0 Zidane Named French Coach Of The Year

Tuesday's news conference at Valdebebas, to preview Wednesday's Copa del Rey round-of-16 second leg at home to Numancia, was delayed by over 90 minutes while Zidane and his players talked about the team's situation. Regular starters Casemiro and Isco entered the match in the second half. Today was a hard match. But Zidane, who won La Liga and the Champions League as a player with Madrid , said his ability to ignore any outside pressure was crucial.

Author: 0 Vardy fit for Foxes' trip to Chelsea

Puel said: "He can continue to make progress". They have agreed a fee of around £2million for the 22-year-old, who can play either as a striker or a winger. Former Arsenal midfielder Merson is backing the title holders to ease to an unconvincing win against the Foxes at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

Sports Leipzig again rule out early Keita Liverpool move
Author: 0 Leipzig again rule out early Keita Liverpool move

This week, Barcelona finally signed Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool for a club record fee of £142 million. Signed from sister club Red Bull Salzburg for around £12m in the summer 2016, Keita's maiden Bundesliga season, in which newly promoted Leipzig finished runners-up to Bayern Munich , saw the 22-year-old mark himself out as one of the best midfielders in Germany .

Sports Ronaldo gives honest verdict on Neymar move from Nou Camp to PSG
Author: 0 Ronaldo gives honest verdict on Neymar move from Nou Camp to PSG

However, former Barcelona star Ronaldo believes the move was a step down in terms of his footballing development. But Ronaldo believes his decision to play for PSG is a bad career move. In Madrid knew that to sign the Brazilian from Barcelona they did not succeed, but now Neymar belongs to the PSG that gives hope, "Creamy" on the successful completion of the transfer.

Author: 0 Liverpool's Mo Salah Fit To Face Manchester City

After a weekend of FA Cup fixtures, the Premier League returns tomorrow for Gameweek 23. When is Liverpool vs Man City and what time is kick-off? It remains to be seen whether Liverpool are in the market for a like-for-like replacement who was bought for £8.5m and sold for over £140m, but Jurgen Klopp will have to use what he now has at his disposal to try to get the better of all-conquering Manchester City this weekend.

Sports Nike unveils Team USA Olympic gear
Author: 0 Nike unveils Team USA Olympic gear

Olympic and Paralympic athletes will wear during medal ceremonies at the 2018 games. Making events available live will only help the usage. Though it's unclear precisely which devices will be supported, Variety reports that the VR content will be available for "authenticated users on Samsung, Google, Windows, and Android and iOS devices through the NBC Sports VR app".

Sports Winter storm expected January 12
Author: 0 Winter storm expected January 12

Ice accumulations from one tenth to three tenths of an inch are expected, with snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches possible. On subway lines, the T will run observation trains overnight on Friday and Saturday , anti-icing trains will prepare tracks on Saturday morning for the temperature plunge, and crews will be available to address water damage or treat frozen surfaces Saturday afternoon, the authority said .

Author: 0 National Football League picks divisional round: Predictions for every game

But the results from last weekend are the topper. Tom Brady will be laser-focused, Bill Belichick will be trying to score 75 points, and the defense isn't going to be challenged by Marcus Mariota and Co. Here comes Jacksonville, following an offensive stinker in beating outmanned Buffalo. The Eagles need only look under center to see why they are suddenly seen as longshots.

Sports Benavides Proud to be First Argentine Rider to Lead Dakar Rally
Author: 0 Benavides Proud to be First Argentine Rider to Lead Dakar Rally

Dakar debutant Oriol Mena , also competing for Hero MotoSports Team, finished 11th, his second top-15 stage finish. The Spaniard finished 11th, which puts him in the top 15 for the second time in the 2018 Dakar. "Now we rest for one day and then get ready for the final leg of the Dakar", said Santosh. I was feeling a bit exhausted in the morning as I didn't have a good sleep, so it took me a little time to get going in the stage.

Sports Djokovic Back, Set for Australian Open
Author: 0 Djokovic Back, Set for Australian Open

Should Djokovic come through that, he could face France's former world No 6 Gael Monfils, who enters the Australian Open as the recently-crowned Qatar Open champion - a tournament Djokovic has twice won but opted to miss this year to continue his recovery.

Sports Sets first-year arb record
Author: 0 Sets first-year arb record

Kris Bryant has agreed to a $10.85 million, one-year deal with the Chicago Cubs , a record for a player eligible for arbitration for the first time. Hendricks, who was a finalist for the 2016 Cy Young Award and picked up the series-clinching win in Game 6 of the NLCS that season, had a 3.03 ERA and 123 strikeouts in 24 starts for the Cubs during an injury-shortened 2017 campaign.

Sports Now will Urban Meyer play more true freshmen?
Author: 0 Now will Urban Meyer play more true freshmen?

But the Crimson Tide reached the CFP National Championship for the third straight season, and they'll be equally good next season as Nick Saban's "Process" continues. "You've got to make it happen, and they've got to believe that". Facing fourth-and-goal from the 7, down seven, the left-hander moved to his left and zipped a pass through traffic that hit Calvin Ridley in the numbers for the tying score with 3:49 left in the fourth quarter.

Sports Defensive coordinator Fangio returning to Bears
Author: 0 Defensive coordinator Fangio returning to Bears

The team said Friday it has hired former OR coach Mark Helfrich as offensive coordinator and Chris Tabor as special teams coordinator. There was some concern about Fangio's reaction to being passed over for that role, and he reportedly wondered if it merely was a token interview.

Sports Blue Jays, Josh Donaldson avoid arbitration with record deal
Author: 0 Blue Jays, Josh Donaldson avoid arbitration with record deal

The settlement will pay the three-time All-Star $ 23 million in 2018 after making $17 million in 2017, he now surpasses Russell Martin and Troy Tulowitzki as the highest paid player on the roster. "If the numbers don't line up that's what the hearing is built in for". When asked about his uncertain status Friday morning in an interview on MLB Network before news broke about his new contract, Donaldson stated his desire to remain with the Blue Jays before casually saying he is fine no ...

Sports Panthers LB Davis to retire after 2018
Author: 0 Panthers LB Davis to retire after 2018

He had 76 tackles this season, the first time since 2011 - when he suffered a third ACL tear in his right knee - that he did not have at least 100 tackles. "Dealing with a bunch of injuries and not being able to go out there and perform like I know I'm capable of performing until the last couple of weeks of the season".

Sports Brady lauds team's effort as clash with Titans looms
Author: 0 Brady lauds team's effort as clash with Titans looms

So he is a dual threat, and a tough guy to cover. The Pats start this game as huge favourites, but I believe they'll concede lots of points to this inventive Titans offense, and therein lies huge value for punters, by backing the Titans to get over their quote of 17 points.

Sports Magashule: ANC NEC hasn't discussed replacing Zuma
Author: 0 Magashule: ANC NEC hasn't discussed replacing Zuma

Supporters of President Jacob Zuma are demanding that his pro-nuclear deal Cabinet minister retains his job and for his ex-wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to be appointed as interim president until the next general election‚ before agreeing to any proposed exit deal for the man from Nkandla.

Sports Mohamed Salah responds to latest Real Madrid transfer speculation
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah responds to latest Real Madrid transfer speculation

Mohamed Salah has shrugged off links to Real Madrid , with the Liverpool forward ignoring the rumours as he is "happy at Anfield". He has scored 22 goals, 17 goals in the Premier League and five goals in the UEFA Champions League . After holding talks this week regarding January transfers, Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane seemed to have focused his intentions on one of the Premier League's top performers, Salah.

Sports Taoiseach concerned that abortion proposals 'go too far'
Author: 0 Taoiseach concerned that abortion proposals 'go too far'

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has joined Cabinet colleagues in calling for Ireland's abortion laws to be liberalised in the upcoming referendum later this year, writes Juno McEnroe . "It is I know very much a private and personal matter and there is a diversity of views on this question in the Cabinet, in the Oireachtas, in every political party and I think in nearly every family and household", Varadkar added.

Sports Army sues Vegas hockey team over name, colors
Author: 0 Army sues Vegas hockey team over name, colors

The Department of the Army filed a formal opposition on Wednesday with the U.S. Trademark and Patent Office against the Vegas Golden Knights' ownership group, Black Knight Sports and Entertainment, for using a similar team name - "the Golden Knights" - and a similar color pattern.

Sports Arsenal 2 - 2 Chelsea
Author: 0 Arsenal 2 - 2 Chelsea

Jack Wilshere and Hector Bellerin scored for Arsenal while Eden Hazard (penalty) and Marcos Alonso were on target for Chelsea . Wilshere scored his first Premier League goal of the season in the draw against Chelsea and the England worldwide said he is determined to chip in with more goals in the second half of the campaign.

Sports EurAsia Cup: Team Asia can defy the odds, says SSP Chawrasia
Author: 0 EurAsia Cup: Team Asia can defy the odds, says SSP Chawrasia

Paul Dunne will have his first taste of playing for Europe this weekend ahead of a possible Ryder Cup debut in September. Tommy Fleetwood, who won the season ending Tour Championship will lead the 10 automatic qualifiers that include England's Tyyrrell Hatton, Ross Fisher and Matthew Fitzpatrick, Spain's Rafa Cabrera-Bello, Austria's Bernd Wiesberger, Paul Dunne (Ireland), Thomas Pieters (Belgium), and Swedish duo Alex Noran and Henrik Stenson.

Sports Diego Costa returns to Atletico bearing high expectations
Author: 0 Diego Costa returns to Atletico bearing high expectations

Costa got on the scoresheet in the 70th minute after Diego Godin and Fernando Torres both struck in the first half. The gruff striker came off the bench on 64 minutes with the La Liga giants already 2-0 up at the Camp d'Esports. Simeone, however, is unhappy the 24-year-old has not been able to make the impact befitting his level of ability, with Vietto yet to score this term.

Sports Ronda Rousey was caught on video taking a very big meeting
Author: 0 Ronda Rousey was caught on video taking a very big meeting

We had a great time. "It was great to catch up with her", Levesque told The Associated Press in a recent interview. Nevertheless, Triple H continued that, presently, there are a lot of things to walk through before a potential Rousey stint in WWE , and that they're just having conversations at this stage.

Sports Barcelona reject idea of release clause in Messi contract
Author: 0 Barcelona reject idea of release clause in Messi contract

The referendum had direct ramifications for Barcelona who, on the day that it was held, chose to play their La Liga game against Las Palmas behind closed doors in response to police violence against would-be voters. Messi was back in the starting line-up after missing the King's Cup draw with Celta Vigo on Thursday and marked his 400th game in La Liga by opening the scoring in the 12th minute, volleying Jordi Alba's cushioned header into the net.

Sports RB Guice opts for NFL Draft over staying in school
Author: 0 RB Guice opts for NFL Draft over staying in school

He was then bottled up for the next stretch, failing to rush for more than 76 yards in each of the next four games. Guice led the SEC in rushing yards (1,387) and ryshing yards per game (115.6) as a sophomore despite only starting 6 of LSU's 12 games.

Sports Titans, Chiefs handling Jon Gruden differently this weekend
Author: 0 Titans, Chiefs handling Jon Gruden differently this weekend

That record, coupled with the major step back Oakland took this year, may end up costing coach Jack Del Rio his job. In addition to Schefter's reports , Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network has said Gruden is waiting to accept the Raiders offer until after the team interviews minority candidates to comply with the NFL's "Rooney Rule".

Sports UEFA names Team of the Year 2017
Author: 0 UEFA names Team of the Year 2017

Real Madrid left-back Marcelo featured in 70% of teams and teammate Sergio Ramos was the most popular pick, appearing in 73.3% of sides. UEFA on Thursday announced its 2017 Team of the Year. The total number of 8,779,639 votes for the 2017 UEFA Fans' Team of the Year is a record, with 798,149 unique users taking part. European champions Real Madrid have five players in the XI, while Kevin de Bruyne and Eden Hazard are the sole Premier League representatives.

Sports Amir Khan to return to ring in 2018
Author: 0 Amir Khan to return to ring in 2018

British boxing is in such a good place and I genuinely can't wait to get back in that ring with the incredible home support behind me. "Boxing is everything for me and I will make sure I achieve the highest goals", Khan said. 'It reminded me that boxing is what I love and of my passion for becoming a champion again'. 'That's one of the reasons why I keep away from Eddie Hearn and his shows, I just don't want to be in that drama'.

Sports Down 20, Iowa comes back to beat IL in overtime
Author: 0 Down 20, Iowa comes back to beat IL in overtime

Nicholas Baer started the overtime with a free throw, Cook got a dunk off a feed from Bohannon, Garza notched a 3-point play on a putback, Bohannon drilled his fifth 3-pointer of the game and Maishe Dailey added a free throw to make it 100-90 with a minute, 12 seconds remaining in overtime.

Sports Mike Tyson Opens Cannabis Farm in California
Author: 0 Mike Tyson Opens Cannabis Farm in California

Terming the ranch as the " Tyson Cultivation School ", the boxing legend is set to create a lot of job opportunities by providing ideal marijuana growing lessons to farmers and also set aside a huge portion of space for "master growers" to have maximum control of the environment.

Sports The Big Show must go on: Maxwell defiant despite ODI snubbing
Author: 0 The Big Show must go on: Maxwell defiant despite ODI snubbing

Australia ODI squad: Steve Smith (Captain), David Warner (VC), Pat Cummins, Aaron Finch, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Tim Paine, Jhye Richardson, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye, Cameron White , Adam Zampa. "I'm grateful for the opportunity and it's up to me to make the most of it". "Making a few runs in the Big Bash hasn't hurt", he quipped. He had smashed 457 runs from 7 innings at 76.16 and his strike rate nearly touched 100.

Sports Raptors' Ibaka suspended one game for scrap vs. Heat
Author: 0 Raptors' Ibaka suspended one game for scrap vs. Heat

Also, Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan was fined $25,000 and Miami guard Goran Dragic was docked $10,000 for a verbal altercation shortly after the game concluded. all potentially logging a few extra minutes. Nobody cares. I know Miami didn't care. Like I said, he's a general on the floor. "That's a question you probably gotta ask him".

Sports CLOSER? Lucas Moura agrees personal terms with Man Utd
Author: 0 CLOSER? Lucas Moura agrees personal terms with Man Utd

UOL Esporte now report Moura feels inhibited by the exorbitant valuation placed upon him and feels PSG's stance could wreck his move to Manchester. The story first appeared in Italian daily Gazzetta dello Sport , before it was amplified on social media via a Canal Plus reporter.