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Liverpool place €140m price tag on Mohamed Salah Liverpool place €140m price tag on Mohamed Salah
- April 25, 2018

Despite not challenging for the Premier League title, Liverpool still have the opportunity to claim the biggest prize in club football, thanks in no small part to the imperious Mohamed Salah . And when City don't have the ball, he does everything we typically forgive players like him for not doing, hassling and harrying and pressing and tackling and so on. (more...)
Police organize convoy to help save suicidal man Police organize convoy to help save suicidal man
- April 25, 2018

Michigan State Police started organizing semi-trucks that were passing through the area, having them park under the overpass to shorten the distance the man would fall if he jumped. "Same thing on the west bound side", he continued. Michigan State Police did something clever. The man chose to willingly leave the bridge and police took him to a nearby hospital for evaluation, according to Fox2. (more...)
Ben Simmons joins elite company after Philadelphia's Game 4 victory Ben Simmons joins elite company after Philadelphia's Game 4 victory
- April 25, 2018

The 76ers can become the first team into the Eastern Conference semifinals when they host the Miami Heat on Tuesday in Game 5 of the only East series that isn't tied. Coming back from a 3-1 deficit is undoubtedly hard to do, but it's not over until the fat lady sings. "You could see the way he looked at guys like ourselves and how we worked", said Wade, praising the rookie. (more...)
POCSO ordinance 'a step taken in hurry': BCI Chairman POCSO ordinance 'a step taken in hurry': BCI Chairman
- April 25, 2018

In such cases, it was found that the victim is likely to face pressure to turn hostile. The government chose to pass the ordinance in the backdrop of outrage against the alleged rape, and murder of an eight-year-old in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district in January. (more...)
Nadal makes history with 11th Monte Carlo title Nadal makes history with 11th Monte Carlo title
- April 25, 2018

So just enjoying every day and trying to play with the best attitude possible, to keep being happy playing tennis , no? The ten-time French Open victor went down an early break to Nishikori in the final and it started to look like Nishikori would pose the most serious test for Nadal, but the Spaniard broke back immediately and won five of the next six games to win the set. (more...)
Jordan Pickford reacts to boos from Newcastle fans at Everton Jordan Pickford reacts to boos from Newcastle fans at Everton
- April 25, 2018

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez says he is pleased with the impact of Islam Slimani during his first start for the club. "Sooner or later he has to find himself from where he used to be", the Everton boss said. 'If we lose next week they won't be there will they? I'm working with a squad of players that I've inherited and all the staff behind the scenes are striving to make them better. (more...)
Allegri: Juventus need 'something extraordinary' to win Scudetto Allegri: Juventus need 'something extraordinary' to win Scudetto
- April 25, 2018

Kalidou Koulibaly's 90th-minute header, though, saw Maurizio Sarri's visitors snatch a dramatic late victory to move one point adrift of the reigning champions. They had to win, we needed to either win or not lose. "To the lads I can't say anything, we play 57 games in a year, the others do not", declared the Juventus coach. (more...)
Jazz's Ricky Rubio shrugs off Russell Westbrook's guarantee ahead of Game 4 Jazz's Ricky Rubio shrugs off Russell Westbrook's guarantee ahead of Game 4
- April 24, 2018

Game 5 is on Wednesday night. It finally culminated in another Gobert dunk that punctuated a 20-3 run extending over the second and third quarters that gave Utah a 67-52 lead. Both teams picked up two technical fouls before halftime. Crowder was ejected from the game with a technical foul with 5:30 remaining. Thunder: Westbrook finished with his fourth consecutive double double in the series. (more...)
Area high schools will be well represented at this week's National Football League draft Area high schools will be well represented at this week's National Football League draft
- April 24, 2018

However, Ian Rapoport of The NFL Network is reporting that Buffalo isn't looking to acquire the second overall selection from the New York Giants . But the fact remains that, no matter what team picks which player before the Redskins make their selection in the first round, Washington should come away with an impact player. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp fires warning to Mohamed Salah over Roma reunion Jurgen Klopp fires warning to Mohamed Salah over Roma reunion
- April 24, 2018

He will be looking forward to it. 'We can't focus on a single player. Salah has scored 31 times in his first campaign at Liverpool FC following his goal in a 2-2 draw with West Brom at the Hawthorns Stadium. Di Francesco believed, though, that could be countered with the right mentality from his team who knocked out five-times champions Barcelona in the previous round. (more...)
Playoff Overtime: The Washington Capitals' Long-Time Best Friend Playoff Overtime: The Washington Capitals' Long-Time Best Friend
- April 24, 2018

The Capitals won each of the three games in Columbus. Four of the games in the series went to overtime. For the third straight year, the Capitals will face the Pittsburgh Penguins, two-time defending Stanley Cup champions, in the second round of the playoffs. (more...)
Maple Leafs Hold Moment Of Silence For Victims Of Toronto Van Attack Maple Leafs Hold Moment Of Silence For Victims Of Toronto Van Attack
- April 24, 2018

The Maple Leafs have leaned on Andersen a ton all season, not only giving him a massive workload that saw him have to play in 66 games (second most in the league, just one shy of the NHL lead), but also forcing him to face the most shots of any goaltender in the NHL. (more...)
Yankees top prospect Gleyber Torres makes Major League Baseball debut Yankees top prospect Gleyber Torres makes Major League Baseball debut
- April 23, 2018

Torres, 21, is the Yankees's top prospect and ranked fifth overall by MLB Pipeline. Gleyber Torres , the top prospect in the organization, will be called up to the New York Yankees , according to multiple reports Saturday. "He's got some cool action in there - and there's some pop at the end", Stanton said. "He's a really complete player", Boone said. "It's what everybody's been talking about: We've got a lot of prospects in the minor league system", Gregorius said. (more...)
Westbrook vows to shut down Rubio after triple-double Westbrook vows to shut down Rubio after triple-double
- April 23, 2018

Russell Westbrook is averaging a triple-double, so he gets plenty of attention. "We've just got to understand it'll be a long game next game and they'll come out with more aggression", he said. While Rubio was great, it was the (literal) absence of one key player that allowed for Utah to storm back to take the lead - Steven Adams . With the victory, the Jazz hold 2-1 series lead over the Thunder. (more...)
Hero Prevented Further Deaths At Waffle House Hero Prevented Further Deaths At Waffle House
- April 23, 2018

Four people were killed and at least two others were shot at a Tennessee Waffle House on Sunday morning, Metro Nashville Police said . He then walked into the restaurant and continued his shooting rampage, he added. Shaw spoke a press conference on April 22, 2018 about the shooting take took place at the Waffle House . Local media reported a second shooting nearby might be connected to the Waffle House incident. (more...)
White Sox announce Danny Farquhar suffered a brain hemorrhage White Sox announce Danny Farquhar suffered a brain hemorrhage
- April 23, 2018

Farquhar's uniform No. 43 was hanging in the Sox's dugout Saturday night, and numerous right-hander's teammates had his initials and number written on their caps. 43" written in silver on the front left side of their black caps and his jersey hanging in the dugout. Farquhar suffered a brain hemorrhage during the sixth inning of Friday night's game, White Sox officials said. (more...)
Manchester City turn on the style to beat Swansea City 5-0
- April 23, 2018

However, when questioned after City's 5-0 thrashing of Swansea City , Guardiola was quick to back De Bruyne's claims, insisting voting players should have looked beyond statistics. "It was a happy atmosphere around the stadium , getting off the bus and of course the supporters", the Catalan coach told BBC Sport . Here are the 7 Man City subs for Pep Guardiola's first game: Where are they now? City return to action with a home game against Swansea on Sunday. (more...)
Cavs' Kevin Love Suffers Partially Torn Ligament In Left Thumb Cavs' Kevin Love Suffers Partially Torn Ligament In Left Thumb
- April 23, 2018

Is James more than a basketball player? The real mystery going forward isn't whether the Cavs' flagging offense will recover, because their whopping drop in 3-point shooting is nearly certainly a fluke. " We have full control right now ", Stephenson said after practice Saturday. "Guys just, we have to be better, including myself". Remarkably, James has not lost two games in a first-round series since his Cavaliers needed six games to defeat the Wizards in 2008. (more...)
Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles Reportedly Restructures Contract with Eagles Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles Reportedly Restructures Contract with Eagles
- April 23, 2018

Foles completed 72.6 percent of his passes for 971 yards and six touchdowns in three postseason games. It is also possible that Foles and his agent were not willing to just come back as a backup after winning Super Bowl MVP, and wanted a new deal or were prepared to cause a fuss if they didn't get it. (more...)
Jay Feely Holds Gun in Snap With Daughter & Her Prom Date Jay Feely Holds Gun in Snap With Daughter & Her Prom Date
- April 23, 2018

Feely also maintained that both his daughter and her boyfriend knew he was joking, and that the gun was unloaded and had no clip. So far, it has received almost 40,000 "likes" and thousands of comments. The broadcaster later clarified the photo was a joke and apologized for being insensitive. The 41-year-old Feely played 14 years in the National Football League, including four seasons with the Cardinals from 2010-13. (more...)
Sterling hungry for more after City's league win Sterling hungry for more after City's league win
- April 23, 2018

Salah, who has scored 30 goals in 32 appearances in his first season at Liverpool, is the favourite to be named the Player of the Year later this month. "They are the best team in the Premier League and they play fantastic football". 'I don't know how the players will see me after winning, or how I will see them. (more...)
Mohamed Salah named as PFA Player of the Year Mohamed Salah named as PFA Player of the Year
- April 23, 2018

Salah was rewarded for his performances which have yielded 41 goals in all competitions since joining from AS Roma a year ago, helping Liverpool reach the Champions League semi-finals and secure a likely top-four finish in the Premier League. (more...)
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Portland Trailblazers, 4-17-2018 - Expert Prediction New Orleans Pelicans vs. Portland Trailblazers, 4-17-2018 - Expert Prediction
- April 22, 2018

The wild, wild west is giving writers around the country headaches as they try to make sense of incredibly competitive NBA Playoff matchups. The main concern for the Blazers is how to limit Anthony Davis , who has been on a tear of late. (more...)
South Africa's Ramaphosa quits Commonwealth summit amid protests at home South Africa's Ramaphosa quits Commonwealth summit amid protests at home
- April 22, 2018

The turmoil has presented Ramaphosa with the most significant test of his public peacemaking skills since he took office in February. "President Ramaphosa has called for calm and adherence to the rule of law in the province and has called on all aggrieved parties to express their grievances through peaceful means and engagement rather than violence and anarchy ", the statement said. (more...)
20, mostly students, injured as anti-rape protests continue across Valley 20, mostly students, injured as anti-rape protests continue across Valley
- April 22, 2018

Scores of students, including girls, from different educational institutes hit the streets on Wednesday morning at K P road on Khanabal-Pahalgam road in Anantnag, demanding justice for the Kathua girl. Students clashed with police in South Kashmir's Shopian town as a result of a dozen students were wounded while two of them received pellets in their eyes. (more...)