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Manchester United name strong team to play FC Rostov Manchester United name strong team to play FC Rostov
- March 10, 2017

When asked about the surface during a pre-match press conference held on Wednesday morning, Mourinho was scathing in his assessment and suggested that concerns regarding the turf had left his selection plans in tatters. Mourinho's side will be full of confidence ahead of Thursday's encounter, and will certainly hope that they take an advantage back to Old Trafford ahead of the second leg next week. (more...)
The Patriots Trading for Dwayne Allen Is Another Masterful Move The Patriots Trading for Dwayne Allen Is Another Masterful Move
- March 10, 2017

Allen had 35 receptions on 52 targets for 406 yards last season after having just 16 catches for 109 yards in 2015. But he's still just 27 and comes reasonably cheap: New England inherits the three years and $17.8 million left on the four-year deal he signed with the Colts last year. (more...)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers find solution to offensive woes in DeSean Jackson Tampa Bay Buccaneers find solution to offensive woes in DeSean Jackson
- March 10, 2017

Furthermore, Lake Lewis Jr. of Redskins Wire has reported that Jackson is flying to Tampa when the legal tampering period begins to negotiate a deal. He had 56 receptions for 1,005 yards and four touchdowns. By the way, four of Jackson's five 100-yard receiving games a year ago came in the last six weeks of the season, and so too did each of his four longest receptions of the season. (more...)
AJ Bouye to Sign with Jaguars AJ Bouye to Sign with Jaguars
- March 10, 2017

Reportedly speaking to the player following the period's opening on Tuesday, Bouye would be a great target for the Eagles to sign this offseason. After producing 59 total tackles, three interceptions, one touchdown, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and 10 pass defenses in his second National Football League season, he then encountered a down year in 2015-2016 en route to registering a mere 16 total tackles and two picks. (more...)
Cowboys to release Tony Romo Thursday Cowboys to release Tony Romo Thursday
- March 09, 2017

Jones could have insisted on getting something in return for Romo, the four-time Pro Bowl quarterback whose preseason injury a year ago gave Dak Prescott the opportunity to become a rookie sensation. After losing the starting job to rookie Dak Prescott last season, and his departure had been expected ever since. The Dallas Cowboys pushed the accelerator through the floor on the Tony Romo rumors with the announcement they are going to release the quarterback on Thursday. (more...)
Brian Hoyer dismisses Buffalo Bills interest after Tyrod Taylor decision Brian Hoyer dismisses Buffalo Bills interest after Tyrod Taylor decision
- March 09, 2017

The soon-to-be free agent linebacker hinted that his time with the Bills was over on Wednesday. Exactly a week ago, McDermott didn't sound so sure. With the Bills, Taylor flourished in the run game, totaling 1,148 yards and 10 touchdowns on 199 carries. (more...)
Dirk Nowitzki Joins 30000 Point Club With Trademark Fadeaway
- March 09, 2017

Dirk , now playing in his 19th National Basketball Association season, went into last night's game against the Lakers 20 points shy of the 30K milestone but was able to hit the benchmark with 10 minutes and 58 seconds still remaining in the second quarter, draining a baseline jumper over Larry Nance Jr . (more...)
MI basketball's plane slides off runway, no injuries reported MI basketball's plane slides off runway, no injuries reported
- March 09, 2017

The team is scheduled to play Thursday at noon, and the drive to Washington, D.C., from Ann Arbor is about 9.5 hours. There were no serious injuries, but some people were banged up. Update on today's travel accident. After the evacuation, one of the team managers shared a video of the scene, with the caption, "Plane didn't make it up". (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Tyrone Mings charged with violent conduct by FA Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Tyrone Mings charged with violent conduct by FA
- March 09, 2017

Mings had landed on Ibrahimovic's head with his studs just before half time and the Swede caught the Bournemouth player in the face with his elbow soon afterwards. The good news is Manchester United's fixture congestion is partly due to their Europa League round of 16 tie, and Ibrahimovic will be able to play in both legs. (more...)
Brandon Marshall to join Giants after Jets released him Brandon Marshall to join Giants after Jets released him
- March 09, 2017

The Giants don't have the money to spend in '17 that they had in '16. Do you think you can stomach Marshall's Big Blue-loving smile on the back pages of the NY tabloids a couple of times a week or would you have rather seen him in a Patriots uniform, facing him twice a year? His Giants deal is two years at $12 million. (more...)
Aubameyang hat-trick blasts Dortmund past Benfica Aubameyang hat-trick blasts Dortmund past Benfica
- March 09, 2017

The usually reliable Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang endured something of a nightmare outing in Lisbon, missing a penalty and spurning three other presentable chances. " Benfica can always score out of nothing". Their last game was a 6-2 romp over Bayer Leverkusen , including three goals in the final 15 minutes of the match just as it looked like Leverkusen were going to mount a comeback. (more...)
Bears Rumor Roundup: Gilmore, Glennon on Team's Radar Bears Rumor Roundup: Gilmore, Glennon on Team's Radar
- March 09, 2017

Glennon started 13 games his rookie season, guiding the Bucs to a 4-9 record. The Chicago Bears' deal for free agent quarterback Mike Glennon is "all but done", Ian Rapoport said while appearing on NFL Network's Good Morning Football . Since the rumors between the Bears and Glennon escalatedat the start of the week, many have tried to make sense of connection. Hoyer has been mentioned as one of several potential veteran quarterback targets the Bears could bring in to succeed Cutler as ... (more...)
Bears' Brian Hoyer To Sign With 49ers Bears' Brian Hoyer To Sign With 49ers
- March 09, 2017

Hoyer was also considering joining the Jets, but his relationship with Shanahan, who was his offensive coordinator in 2014, ended up swaying him. The move gives the 49ers, who had no QBs under contract for 2017, some insurance at quarterback heading into free agency. (more...)
Barcelona complete stunning six-goal comeback against PSG
- March 09, 2017

Departing manager, Luis Enrique, has said if PSG could score four then they can score six but he may just have been grandstanding. Unless Barcelona make significant changes in their defensive scheme, it won't matter if they're able to score four or five goals , because PSG will likely hit back with a few of their own. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic could miss Manchester United's FA Cup tie with Chelsea Zlatan Ibrahimovic could miss Manchester United's FA Cup tie with Chelsea
- March 09, 2017

Ibrahimovic and Mings have until 6 p.m. on Tuesday to reply to their respective charges. The 35-year-old appeared to have elbowed Bournemouth's Tyrone Mings as the visitors forced the Reds to a 1 - 1 draw at the Old Trafford. "I am not here to attack anybody". The latter incident sparked a melee that, after initial confusion, resulted in Cherries captain Andrew Surman being shown a second yellow card for shoving Ibrahimovic. (more...)
Honda relationship under 'maximum pressure' - Boullier
- March 08, 2017

With yet another engine related problem limiting McLaren's running in Spain, Eric Boullier acknowledges that the team's relationship with Honda is under "maximum" strain. " The PU we are using today is the same spec as the PU run last week at test one ". "From the outside world it may look like it is a different problem, but at least two of the problems were the same", explained Boullier. (more...)
Napoli v Real Madrid: Back an entertaining draw that would suit Real Napoli v Real Madrid: Back an entertaining draw that would suit Real
- March 08, 2017

Our tipster Andy Schooler previews Tuesday's Champions League last-16 second legs, including Arsenal v Bayern Munich and Napoli v Real Madrid . Madrid go into the game with a 3-1 aggregate lead following their win at the Bernabeu, in the first leg. (more...)
Evening out: Keselowski wins Atlanta after Harvick miscue
- March 08, 2017

In fact, Keselowski had to overcome his own misfortune after snatching the lead from Harvick coming off pit road on an earlier stop. Harvick's No.4 Ford was the class of the field. "The last two races we won here, we didn't really get ourselves situated until late in the going". The NASCAR team hasn't slowed since switching from Chevrolet to Ford . (more...)
The whopping amount Mark Hunt got paid for UFC 209 The whopping amount Mark Hunt got paid for UFC 209
- March 07, 2017

If I felt today as I felt yesterday I would not have been able to perform. Kiwi heavyweight Mark Hunt will be back in the Octagon this afternoon. When asked if he was cleared by the United States Anti-Doping Agency, or granted a therapeutic use exemption to receive the IV treatment in the hospital, Overeem said he followed the appropriate protocols. (more...)
Michigan's Jabrill Peppers runs 4.47, 4.46 at combine Michigan's Jabrill Peppers runs 4.47, 4.46 at combine
- March 07, 2017

A permanent move to safety is the anticipated transition coming for Peppers once he hits the next level. Could that player be Peppers? Former Michigan linebacker Ben Gedeon ran a 4.75. Which is another topic of conversation. With the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, many assume that the Cleveland Browns will take Garrett in the first round, while both Peppers and Watt turned a lot of heads with their performances as well. (more...)
Ashleigh Barty wins first WTA title Ashleigh Barty wins first WTA title
- March 07, 2017

Defending champion and top seed Elina Svitolina withdrew from the tournament with a leg injury on Wednesday. "I think it's been a success for us, the start [of 2017], more successful than we thought", she said after the match. Ashleigh Barty's return to tennis just keeps getting better, with the Queenslander taking out her first WTA singles title. Linette dominated the end of the opening set, winning four successive games to move ahead, but seeing out the match proved too much as Hibino ... (more...)
Frank Lampard critcises Arsenal squad amid Alexis Sanchez bust-up reports Frank Lampard critcises Arsenal squad amid Alexis Sanchez bust-up reports
- March 07, 2017

It's the beginning of March and Arsenal find themselves in a very familiar position. While that might try to paper over the cracks of his relationship with the Chilean, one thing is certain: the rumors that Alexis is on his way out of the Emirates this summer will only get louder with each benching, outburst, and report that Juventus really really want him. (more...)
West Ham can't take their eyes off Chelsea's Diego Costa - Winston Reid West Ham can't take their eyes off Chelsea's Diego Costa - Winston Reid
- March 07, 2017

The Blues remain in control of the title race, but as one of the last teams to play this weekend, there will be a degree of pressure on them to perform at the London Stadium . Matic can understand the problems at the King Power having been part of the Chelsea team that defended their title miserably and ultimatley led to Mourinho being sacked. (more...)
No. 9 Kentucky claims regular season SEC title No. 9 Kentucky claims regular season SEC title
- March 06, 2017

SEC All-Freshman Team candidate Grant Williams led the Big Orange with a career-high-tying 30 points, but Bulldogs senior J.J. Frazier took the game over in the second half, and savvy point guard's 29 points and six assists lifted UGA to a one-point win. (more...)
Patriots Reportedly Offered First Round Pick For Saints WR Brandin Cooks Patriots Reportedly Offered First Round Pick For Saints WR Brandin Cooks
- March 06, 2017

If the Saints choose to move Cooks, they're hoping to receive a draft pick in the middle of the first round, according to two sources with knowledge of the negotiations. Other teams that have tried to acquire Cooks for a second-round pick, well , you already know there's been no progress with that return. The Eagles now sit at 8.7 million under the salary cap according to Overthecap.com. (more...)