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Chelsea midfielder Kante wins London Player of the Year gong
- March 06, 2017

Chelsea now lead the standings with second-placed Tottenham ten points behind and Manchester City a further point back but with a game in hand. The summer signing from champions Leicester City was in contention for the award with the likes of Dele Alli , Alexis Sanchez , Danny Rose and Blues team-mate Diego Costa . (more...)
Tottenham vs Everton: Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku comparison Tottenham vs Everton: Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku comparison
- March 06, 2017

After all the pre-match build-up, it was fitting that Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku shared centre stage. The Spurs boss also reiterated his praise for Kane, who is on fire in 2017 and has scored 13 goals in 12 games in all competitions, dubbing the England hitman "one of the best". (more...)
Bears and Alshon Jeffery's agent have 'positive meeting' at National Football League combine
- March 06, 2017

This past season, Jefferey finished with 52 catches for 821 yards to go along with two touchdowns in 12 games. He was also suspended four games for violating the NFL's PED policy. "Really it's just been that consistency of being out there and I'll say it's a partial evaluation and one we'll just continue evaluating moving forward". (more...)
Laura Muir wins 3000m to clinch second gold at European Indoor Championships Laura Muir wins 3000m to clinch second gold at European Indoor Championships
- March 06, 2017

I didn't expect someone to be on my shoulder with 300 metres to go but I managed to come away with the win. Trainee vet Muir, 23, who is expected to become the poster girl for this summer's World Championships in London , admitted: "It's been a long time coming, but now I've got a medal I'm so happy". (more...)
Bellew: I've beaten one of the best ever Bellew: I've beaten one of the best ever
- March 06, 2017

Despite sustaining a fracture that left his hand like a "bowling ball" Bellew was able to tee off at will and from the sixth round when Haye's ankle finally gave way, the result was never in doubt. Bellew, though, dismissed the prospect of a fight against former British heavyweight champion Dillian Whyte. With a sullen look on his face, he tried again and survived, not giving Bellew the satisfaction of making him quit. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez dropped at Liverpool after storming out of Arsenal training session Alexis Sanchez dropped at Liverpool after storming out of Arsenal training session
- March 06, 2017

However, with just two wins in 12 matches in 2017 - their most recent performance a limpid 3-1 defeat by struggling champions Leicester last Monday - the heady days of topping the league in November are a distant memory. Second-placed Tottenham - who trail leaders Chelsea by 10 points and have a three point advantage over their north London rivals - have a tricky home game with Everton on Sunday. (more...)
How to watch Maryland vs. Michigan State online
- March 05, 2017

Maryland inbounded the ball with the score tied at 60, needing to go the length of the court for the win. Maryland clinched a double bye for the tourney in the first meeting of the season between the two teams. Michigan State answered with more Ward. It was a back-and-forth battle in the first half, but a last second 3-pointer for the Terrapins gave the Terrapins a 63-60 win over MSU. (more...)
Reuben Foster Sent Home from NFL Combine After Argument with Hospital Worker Reuben Foster Sent Home from NFL Combine After Argument with Hospital Worker
- March 05, 2017

The NFL Combine experienced some drama on Friday when it was confirmed that Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster was sent home from Indianapolis after getting into what Adam Schefter called a "heated altercation" with a hospital worker . Alabama LB Reuben Foster was sent home from the National Football League scouting combine. The 2016 Dick Butkus Award victor, Foster shined at Alabama last season to the tune of 5.0 sacks and 115 tackles, including 13 for loss. (more...)
Thurman vs Garcia All Access Episode 1 Thurman vs Garcia All Access Episode 1
- March 05, 2017

I'm the sharper, more patient and more battle-tested fighter. This will be Garcia's fourth fight at 147 after he held multiple titles as a 140-pound junior welterweight. "I would have fought him right there if they put the gloves on". Over the past six years, Garcia managed to win such a serious contenders Nate Campbell, Kendall Holt, Erik Morales, Lamont Peterson, Amir Khan , Mauricio Herrera, Paul Malignaggi and Robert Guerrero. (more...)
Cavaliers make 25 3-pointers to set National Basketball Association regular-season record Cavaliers make 25 3-pointers to set National Basketball Association regular-season record
- March 05, 2017

Irving and James just combined for 81 points on 28-48 shooting from the field (58.3 percent), 11-18 shooting from three-point range (61.1 percent) and 17 assists. Cleveland Cavaliers starting center Tristan Thompson noted that the duo was missing and that if they were in the game they could have shattered the three-point record with the hot shooting night they had. (more...)
Lydia Ko finds form in Singapore Lydia Ko finds form in Singapore
- March 05, 2017

On an unfamiliar golf course, Michelle Wie finds herself in an unaccustomed position. Hur shot 67, and Jutanugarn had a 68. Wie added that it was a relief to feel healthy again but with a power-packed quintet that includes Ariya Jutanugarn and Park In-bee breathing down her neck just a stroke back, she can not afford to take her foot off the accelerator. (more...)
Washington WR John Ross threatens Chris Johnson's record 40-yard dash Washington WR John Ross threatens Chris Johnson's record 40-yard dash
- March 05, 2017

One NFL scout told USA Today that he hand-time Ross in 4.16. He's unlikely to get taken second overall, where San Francisco has its first selection, but could be available in the second round if teams are anxious about his size and durability. (more...)
ME and Firmino fire in 3-1 Liverpool win over Arsenal ME and Firmino fire in 3-1 Liverpool win over Arsenal
- March 05, 2017

He had to leave Anfield with a positive result, instead he was reduced to throwing the Chilean on in desperation at the start of the second half with Liverpool two up and in control. "A decision like that is not easy to make but you always have to stand up ..." "That for me is a much more rational explanation than all the rest". They have earned 19 points in those matches. (more...)
Tony Ferguson gives classy response to Khabib Nurmagomedov's UFC 209 withdrawal
- March 04, 2017

There was an anxious wait during the early weigh-ins as the gathered media stayed until the final minute to see if Nurmagomedov would make the cut. Officials did not say which fight from Saturday's undercard would be bumped up to the main card. (more...)
Lillard scores 33 as Trail Blazers beat Thunder 114-109 Lillard scores 33 as Trail Blazers beat Thunder 114-109
- March 04, 2017

The Oklahoma City Thunder staggered late opposite an urgent, home-standing Portland Trail Blazers grouping. Here are five important takeaways from the Trail Blazers' big win. With his performance against the Thunder, he became just the third National Basketball Association player to have 15-plus points, 10-plus rebounds, five-plus assists and five-plus blocks in a game this season, joining Kevin Durant and Giannis Antetokounmpo. (more...)
Ex-Patriot Will Allen Sentenced To Prison For $35 Million Ponzi Scheme
- March 04, 2017

Garland said in a statement "As a former professional football player, Mr. Allen's conduct is especially egregious". "But you're in denial, sir". "Though the sentencing guidelines called for a minimum of 78 months, the average sentence for frauds in the First Circuit is less than half that". (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic wants two-year extension to his current contract Zlatan Ibrahimovic wants two-year extension to his current contract
- March 04, 2017

The 35-year-old, who has already scored 26 times this season following his free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain last summer, has exclusively worn the American sportswear giant's footwear since 2003. He reportedly wants a rise on his £300,000-a-week wages and a two-year contract, taking him up to the age of 37. However, Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is calm on the on-going will he, won't he stay saga, declaring: "I'm totally convinced that he is going to stay'". (more...)
West Indies v England 1st ODI
- March 04, 2017

Kraigg Brathwaite followed soon after, a cutter doing the trick again for Woakes, as West Indies lost three wickets for only three runs to be in early trouble. Morgan was tied down by some disciplined bowling, but Billings kept the scorecard ticking by finding the ropes regularly. "Having spent quite a bit of time in different roles, representing the players association for a few years as secretary and then having worked as technical director in Jamaica, I've already stood on both sides of ... (more...)
Syracuse football's 2018 game at Notre Dame rescheduled for November 17
- March 04, 2017

Notre Dame didn't qualify for a bowl game, going 4-8 on the season to turn the heat up on head coach Brian Kelly's seat. SU is 3-5 all-time vs. the Irish. Southern New Hampshire will host Saint Anselm in the final Saturday. NORTHWESTERN 67, MI 65: In Evanston, Illinois, Dererk Pardon scored on a layup at the buzzer off a long inbound pass from Nathan Taphorn to lift the Wildcats. (more...)
Murray Saves 7 Match Points In Dubai Win Over Kohlschreiber Murray Saves 7 Match Points In Dubai Win Over Kohlschreiber
- March 04, 2017

After the match Murray admitted that he found the match hard, and hinted that the fatigue he felt from his game on Thursday played some part in him not being at his best. Faced with the prospect of recording a first ever career win against World No. 1, Kohlschreiber's lofty standards could have slipped. Fans booking corporate hospitality for The Championships, Wimbledon may be hoping Murray can now push on to win the tournament, which would be the first this year after a mixed start. (more...)
Jack Swagger Has Asked For His Release From WWE
- March 03, 2017

In fact, the longtime WWE superstar made it known that he asked for his release as he grew more and more frustrated with his role within the company. Well, the current situation is apparently one that Swagger hasn't liked, so much that he made a decision to request his release from the WWE . Perhaps even more notable is that he owns a victory over Cain Velasquez, a man who went on to become one of the greatest UFC heavyweights of all-time and was the man to dethrone Brock Lesnar, ... (more...)
David Price is most likely headed to Dr David Price is most likely headed to Dr
- March 03, 2017

He'll miss his scheduled Sunday start. This story will be updated . As Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald tweets , the results of the MRI aren't known yet, but Price is likely to see Dr. Last year Rick Porcello won the Cy Young Award and in the off season the Red Sox made a trade for Chris Sale, who is one of the best left-handers in baseball. (more...)
Elway on Romo: "We're going to look at all options"
- March 03, 2017

Left tackle Russell Okung does not appear to be part of the solution - which will see the Broncos move away from the zone-intensive concepts they used the last two seasons. This year's Combine will not only be an opportunity for Dallas to evaluate prospects that could land in the silver and blue, but to attempt (maybe for the last time) to also get something out of Tony Romo . (more...)
Browns WR Josh Gordon applying for National Football League reinstatement - again
- March 03, 2017

Goodell reinstated Gordon on a conditional basis last season, and the Pro Bowl wideout couldn't meet the conditions. "This will be a special year for Josh and we are all very proud of the way he has taken the necessary steps to turn his life around". (more...)
Snap's new hardware product could be a drone Snap's new hardware product could be a drone
- March 03, 2017

Jordan Hiscott, chief trader at Ayondo Markets, added: " Snap is undoubtedly the most talked-about tech IPO since Facebook and it's awesome when you think of its humble beginnings just six years ago". The IPO is also a sprinkle of rain amid a dry spell for tech sector public offerings and investors seem especially keen to get a little wet. Shares in the Los Angeles-based company started trading on Thursday morning on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker SNAP . (more...)