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Liverpool forward Ben Woodburn receives first Wales call-up Liverpool forward Ben Woodburn receives first Wales call-up
- March 17, 2017

The teenager became the club's youngest goalscorer after striking in the EFL Cup game with Leeds United last November. Born in Nottingham, raised in Chester and Wales-qualified through his mother's grandfather, Woodburn has been in the Welsh system since he was 13. (more...)
3 changes Wenger must make at Arsenal to save their season 3 changes Wenger must make at Arsenal to save their season
- March 17, 2017

Bellerin, 21, joined Arsenal's academy after he initially qualified at Barcelona's youth academy. Reports from Spain say that Arsenal have sent scouts to watch the Frenchman on multiple occasions this season. You haven't played the same number of games . Bellerin has signed a new contract this season and it's the player's contractual terms that Wenger argued about when faced with media questions surrounding Bellerin's future. (more...)
Vikings GM says Adrian Peterson will not return to team
- March 17, 2017

Fantasy Impact After the Vikings signed Latavius Murray early Thursday morning, the writing was on the wall for Peterson's tenure in Minnesota to come to an end. Throughout his career, Peterson has rushed for 11,747 yards and 82 touchdowns. There is an unclear path forward for the NFL's top free agent running backs, including Peterson, Latavius Murray and Jamaal Charles. (more...)
Princeton Men's Basketball Team Falls Short In NCAA Tournament Upset Bid Princeton Men's Basketball Team Falls Short In NCAA Tournament Upset Bid
- March 17, 2017

Drama again was here and there and everywhere Thursday afternoon for No. 5 Notre Dame in the first round of the NCAA Tournament . Senior associate athletics director John Heisler has been covering the Notre Dame athletics scene since 1978. (more...)
Europa League Report: Manchester United v FC Rostov 16 March 2017 Europa League Report: Manchester United v FC Rostov 16 March 2017
- March 17, 2017

Rostov have just one player out for this match and it's their captain Aleksandr Gatskan, who is suspended for this match after he received a booking in the first leg. Ibrahimovic was involved again 11 minutes later when he latched onto the end of a ball over the top from Mata, but after attempting to round Medvedev, his finish from a tight angle was deflected over the bar by the hand of the Rostov keeper. (more...)
Tight End Jared Cook to sign with Raiders Tight End Jared Cook to sign with Raiders
- March 17, 2017

Last season was Cook's first on a playoff team, and he called it "the most fun" he's ever had in his eight-year career, during which he's caught 303 passes for 3,880 yards and 17 touchdowns. Jared Cook was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the third round (89th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft . Blocking tight end Lee Smith remains on the roster. (more...)
Ruthless Monaco punish defensive softness to send Manchester City crashing out Ruthless Monaco punish defensive softness to send Manchester City crashing out
- March 16, 2017

Monaco have lost six of their last eight Champions League knockout games (W1 D1), with their only win in that time coming in London against Arsenal (3-1, February 2015). The best way to defend is to attack well. "When you see the potential quarter-final rivals they are top, top clubs". They are doing extremely well, but we are very positive and if we beat them we are through to the quarter-finals, after which the final is not that far away. (more...)
Boult out, Southee in, Broom to debut in second test Boult out, Southee in, Broom to debut in second test
- March 16, 2017

Neither side had finalised their line up on Wednesday for what should be a seam-friendly Basin Reserve wicket, but South Africa captain Faf du Plessis said the absence of Boult and Taylor would hurt the Kiwis. Du Plessis had full confidence that his bowlers, who warmed to the task in Dunedin, would be able to exploit New Zealand's underbelly, but the trick would be dealing with the notorious Wellington wind. (more...)
Rory McIlroy shares emotional letter sent by Arnold Palmer Rory McIlroy shares emotional letter sent by Arnold Palmer
- March 16, 2017

But 1st year without AP. Rickie Fowler had a particularly unique tribute for Palmer. The seven time major victor was such a beloved and popular character on Tour that the hoards which followed him everywhere became known as "Arnie's Army". (more...)
Mizzou hires Cuonzo Martin as head basketball coach
- March 16, 2017

Martin played on two straight IHSA Class AA state championship teams at now-closed East St. Louis Lincoln High School, where he was a teammate of LaPhonso Ellis. The Tigers last made the NCAA Tournament in 2013. Martin coached the Vols for three seasons, leading them to a Sweet Sixteen appearance in the 2014 NCAA Tournament before leaving for Cal. (more...)
Due to discrimination by USA Hockey, women's team boycotts world championship Due to discrimination by USA Hockey, women's team boycotts world championship
- March 16, 2017

Many members of Canada's national team also play in the five-team Canadian Women's Hockey League, which launched in 2007 and does not pay its players. In making these requests, we are simply asking USA Hockey to comply with the law. Recently retired six-time Canadian Olympian Hayley Wickenheister tweeted: "Action takes guts - we know this fight well". (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo Expecting Twin Boys Via American Surrogate Cristiano Ronaldo Expecting Twin Boys Via American Surrogate
- March 15, 2017

The star will fly the kids to his Spanish mansion once they are born. "Cristiano and his family can't wait to meet the new members of their clan", the source said. How many children does Cristiano Ronaldo have? Ronaldo's relationship with Georgina Rodriguez has been hitting the headlines recently after she and Ronaldo went public. (more...)
Vikings sign Datone Jones to one-year deal Vikings sign Datone Jones to one-year deal
- March 15, 2017

The Packers did not exercise Jones' fifth-year option, and so he became a free agent a week ago. According to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport , the deal will be worth approximately $3.5 million. Jones has nine sacks and seven passes defended in his career. Jones is an unrestricted free-agent and met with the Vikings on Monday. Jones could also contribute as a three-technique defensive tackle, where Sharrif Floyd and Tom Johnson have generally rotated, although Shamar Stephen took on a bigger role ... (more...)
Arsenal to play Manchester City Arsenal to play Manchester City
- March 15, 2017

The England worldwide would be a doubt for Mauricio Pochettino's side for the game against the Blues. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the draw took place at Stamford Bridge on Monday after the quarter-final between Chelsea and holders Manchester United . (more...)
National Football League free agency rumors: Malcolm Butler visiting Saints Thursday
- March 15, 2017

The Pats received Cooks and a fourth-round pick in exchange for the No. 32 overall selection and a third-round pick. Butler was tendered at a first-round level ($3.91 million) by the Patriots and can't be traded until he signs his tender. (more...)
Russian doctor Sergei Portugalov banned for life by Cas Russian doctor Sergei Portugalov banned for life by Cas
- March 15, 2017

Starting in January 2016, control over anti-doping regulations in Russian sports has been exercised by RUSADA strictly under the supervision of the British anti-doping agency (UKAD). A German broadcaster implicated Portugalov in an alleged state-run doping scheme, prompting WADA to recommend in 2015 that he not be allowed to participate in government programs involving any sport. (more...)
Leicester overcome Sevilla to reach Champions League last-8 Leicester overcome Sevilla to reach Champions League last-8
- March 15, 2017

Schmeichel, for the second time in two games with Sevilla , saved the penalty. Leicester have won both of their Premier League games under Shakespeare. Shakespeare, 53, joined Leicester's coaching staff as assistant to Nigel Pearson in 2008, spending a season with Hull City in 2010-11 before being brought back to the King Power Stadium by the Srivaddhanaprabha family in 2011. (more...)
Kane suffers angle ligament damage Kane suffers angle ligament damage
- March 15, 2017

Tottenham issued a statement earlier this evening on Twitter , describing it as not as serious as his injury suffered earlier this season. He still has ligament damage, but the extent of that damage is unknown. Supporters had feared the worst after losing the striker for six weeks earlier this season to a similar problem, but the club does not believe this setback to be as severe as his previous one. (more...)
Atl├ętico Madrid v Bayer 04 Leverkusen Atl├ętico Madrid v Bayer 04 Leverkusen
- March 15, 2017

Leverkusen continue to struggle as they're down in 10th in the Bundesliga and have been beaten 6-2 at Dortmund since the defeat in the first leg. "We're going into the game wanting to win as we always do". Leverkusen sporting director Rudi Voller knows it will take a momentous effort for his club to stay in Europe. "The situation is hard, but we have seen a lot in football". (more...)
Michigan Basketball: Wolverines A No. 7 Seed At Indy Michigan Basketball: Wolverines A No. 7 Seed At Indy
- March 15, 2017

MI is 24-11 on the season. In early-to-mid February, and due in part to heavy usage of Wagner, Michigan put together a three-game winning streak over Michigan State , Wisconsin and Purdue , a big portion of the regular-season turnaround. (more...)
Kyle Busch punches Logano Kyle Busch punches Logano
- March 14, 2017

Logano's crew pulled their driver away and held him out of harms way, so Busch had to rassle with one of Logano's crewman instead. Logano's pit crew promptly intervened, wrestling Busch to the pavement, then both drivers were separated by NASCAR officials. (more...)
Fight ensues after wild finish in Las Vegas Fight ensues after wild finish in Las Vegas
- March 14, 2017

Logano maintained that Busch never got a punch in against him. Logano made contact with Busch, but he held on for a fourth-place finish. "It obviously wasn't anything intentional, but obviously he thinks that, so, I don't know, we'll get by". (more...)
Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Author Of Heartbreaking 'Modern Love' Essay, Dead At 51 Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Author Of Heartbreaking 'Modern Love' Essay, Dead At 51
- March 14, 2017

She was a little confused by my enthusiasm, "Sure, you can come.but I don't have any idea who she is". Rosenthal had been suffering from ovarian cancer since 2015 and knew her time left with her husband was short; she described his positive qualities so that he might be able to find love again after her death. (more...)
DeMarcus Ware announces retirement: 'I've chose to accept the unknown' DeMarcus Ware announces retirement: 'I've chose to accept the unknown'
- March 14, 2017

Ware spent the first nine years of his career in Dallas before moving to Denver, where he finally became a Super Bowl champion. After spending the last three seasons as a member of the Broncos, the 34-year-old was rumored to be considering a reunion with the Cowboys. (more...)
Marcus Rashford starts for Manchester United at Chelsea Marcus Rashford starts for Manchester United at Chelsea
- March 14, 2017

Marcus is going to stay home with an illness. "I don't see the necessity to rest players, because United will do the same against us", Conte said. Phil Jones isn't one to mince his words, obviously. We have to build our way to try to arrive at the end of the season to celebrate something. Victor Moses is the flawless example. The Portuguese, Chelsea's most successful manager, pointed to himself, then the pitch and signalled with three fingers - for the number of Premier League titles he ... (more...)