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Bournemouth AFC 2-2 Newcastle United
- February 25, 2018

Bournemouth staged a second-half comeback to secure a 2-2 draw with Newcastle United in the Premier League on Saturday. Newcastle could realistically overtake 10th-placed Bournemouth this weekend should they win by two or more goals at the Vitality Stadium and possibly put some clear daylight between themselves and the bottom three, with trips to Liverpool and Tottenham on the horizon. (more...)
Revived Tiger Woods insists he can win from four shots back Revived Tiger Woods insists he can win from four shots back
- February 25, 2018

Right behind was Justin Thomas , the PGA Tour player of the year. Much like Friday's opening nine, it didn't take a low number for Tiger Woods to get within striking distance early on moving day at the Honda Classic . Woods was consistent for most of the round, tallying 13 pars and just one bogey. After pushing his approach right he was saved when the ball bounced back off a spectator's foot, leaving him with an up-and-down for the par . (more...)
Antonio Conte Drops Hint About Potential Attack Strategy at Barcelona Antonio Conte Drops Hint About Potential Attack Strategy at Barcelona
- February 24, 2018

Hazard stated: "In games like this against a quality opposition, it's hard". "I think that we have just started to play massive games, with Barcelona , now United and City, then Crystal Palace and then another important game. "This player is a player for the present for Chelsea , and for Chelsea's future for 10 or 12 years". In addition, Chelsea's win record with Conte's preferred 3-4-3 stands at 82 per cent, so why is Hazard more likely to reprise the false nine role he performed ... (more...)
Larry Nance Jr. to wear his dad's retired No. 22 with Cavs Larry Nance Jr. to wear his dad's retired No. 22 with Cavs
- February 24, 2018

They're one of the most prolific 3-point shooting teams in the league and should bounce back following their rare off-night. We've been showing that. "We've gotta keep learning and keep getting better". Larry Nance Jr , receives a huge ovation as he checks in for the Cavs in Cleveland for the first time. Everybody has to step it up, not just myself, everybody. (more...)
Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce Resigns From Cabinet, Remains in Parliament Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce Resigns From Cabinet, Remains in Parliament
- February 24, 2018

The Nationals , the traditional party of farmers and rural voters, will select a new leader on Monday. Turnbull said the coalition between the Liberals and the Nationals is "undiminished" despite Joyce's resignation. "We have a number of people who I think will make a good Deputy Prime Minister and leader of our party", Mr Hogan said. "I acknowledge your concerns, however it should also be said that you don't have a Federal member of Parliament in the National Party of Australia, ... (more...)
U.S. to open embassy in Jerusalem in May U.S. to open embassy in Jerusalem in May
- February 24, 2018

The US schedule for the move appears to have sped up: during his visit to Israel last month, Vice President Mike Pence said that the embassy would move by the end of 2019. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is reportedly being planned for mid-May. "We officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel", Trump said to prolonged applause from a friendly audience at the annual Conservative Political Action Committee event just outside Washington , DC. (more...)
Israeli opposition leader urges elections amid Netanyahu's corruption probes Israeli opposition leader urges elections amid Netanyahu's corruption probes
- February 24, 2018

Netanyahu's associates urged a friend of retired district court judge Hila Gerstel to meet with her and offer her the position of attorney general, which she ultimately didn't receive, police said. "Always in the shadows, always loyal, efficient, secretive and ideological, Bibi (Netanyahu) knew that he could count on Momo". Filber, a personal appointment of Netanyahu´s to head the Communications Ministry, was arrested this week along with top executives at Bezeq Telecom, Israel´s largest ... (more...)
Minnesota Vikings awarded 2018 NFL Draft compensatory picks Minnesota Vikings awarded 2018 NFL Draft compensatory picks
- February 24, 2018

The NFL awards compensatory picks based on free-agent departures the previous spring. They originally had six selections prior to getting a compensatory pick after giving up a seventh-rounder to acquire QB Cardale Jones from the Bills last July. (more...)
PyeongChang 2018: Russian Federation curlers to hand back bronze medals PyeongChang 2018: Russian Federation curlers to hand back bronze medals
- February 23, 2018

Krushelnitckii had filed a case with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after an initial positive doping test , but dropped it Thursday after failing a second test. In a statement to the Russian news agency TASS, Krushelnitckii wrote "having weighed up the pros and cons, I chose to withdraw my case from CAS". (more...)
Arsenal vs Ostersunds FK, Europa League Arsenal vs Ostersunds FK, Europa League
- February 23, 2018

Outside of the Premier League , the Europa League resembles a genuine chance for Arsenal to get back into the Champions League again next season. Ghoddos is set to lead the line after he gave few problems to Arsenal defenders in the last leg. Sema will partner him in the striker role. We don't want to repeat last season, so we are trying to fight to get our place in the Champions League . (more...)
Meeting with Florida shooting survivors, Trump proposes to arm teachers with guns Meeting with Florida shooting survivors, Trump proposes to arm teachers with guns
- February 23, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump promised strong background checks and mental health screenings for gun buyers after hearing pleas from survivors of the recent Florida school shooting and affected families on Wednesday. There is so much that we can do to help people before it reaches that point, and I urge you please stay focused on that as well. In Tallahassee, students demanded that lawmakers restrict sales of assault rifles. (more...)
Canadian bobsledder had amusing quote about tying for gold medal Canadian bobsledder had amusing quote about tying for gold medal
- February 21, 2018

Knowing that it had been a tie, the excited Friedrich and Margis had rushed over to Kripps and Kopacz to celebrate as they finished their final run. The win was the first for Canada in the event since Pierre Lueders tied for gold with an Italian sled in 1998. (more...)
3-way trade sends Souza to D-backs, Drury to Yanks 3-way trade sends Souza to D-backs, Drury to Yanks
- February 21, 2018

Trading away Souza pushes the Rays in the direction of a full-scale rebuild. This will likely bring more attention to Rays pitcher Chris Archer, who has frequently come up in trade discussions over the past few seasons. After losing J.D. Martinez to the Boston Red Sox , Arizona signed speedster Jarrod Dyson . That could leave Yasmany Tomas struggling to find at-bats. (more...)
Freestyle skiing: gold for Cassie Sharpe half-moon Freestyle skiing: gold for Cassie Sharpe half-moon
- February 21, 2018

Watching her good friend Annalisa Drew bump her off the Olympic podium with her last run made Brita Sigourney sick to her stomach. In each run, attempting back-to-back 900s, she fell coming out of the last 900. "It didn't really go as well as I would have hoped", said Logan, 2014 Olympic ski halfpipe silver medalist. "At the point, I'm like, "oh my God stop hugging me" because I'm going to cry and I need to focus and reel into this", she said. (more...)
Norway curler feels 'robbed' of glory in Russian Federation doping drama Norway curler feels 'robbed' of glory in Russian Federation doping drama
- February 20, 2018

He had earlier said that Russian curlers were tested on January 22 before arriving in South Korea and the tests were negative. Sozin said he believed US security services had somehow "put something" into Krushelnitsky's water or tampered with his drug test sample. (more...)
Diamondbacks agree to terms with OF Dyson Diamondbacks agree to terms with OF Dyson
- February 20, 2018

He had a breakthrough season previous year, hitting.303 and setting career highs with 45 home runs and 104 RBIs for the Tigers and Diamondbacks . J.D. The 6-foot-6 Stanton joins a lineup with 6-7 Aaron Judge , the AL home run leader. The Boston Red Sox are a relatively young team this season. In 80 games from May 12 through the end of the 2017 season, Núñez batted.337 (114-for-338) with an.883 OPS. (more...)
Watson grabs one-shot lead at Riviera Watson grabs one-shot lead at Riviera
- February 18, 2018

Playing at the Riviera for the first time in 12 years, totalled six-over 148 and exited. He was once again plagued by the wild miss off the tee, hitting just 13 of 28 fairways for two days with a tee ball that offended equally, sailing right four times and left seven. (more...)
Odisha backs Indian Hockey, Announces partnership with with National Teams Odisha backs Indian Hockey, Announces partnership with with National Teams
- February 18, 2018

After the team failed to participate in 2016's Junior Hockey World Cup in Lucknow due to visa issues, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has requested the Indian High Commission in Islamabad this time, to grant them the visas on time to avoid any problems. (more...)
Best moments from Friday of NBA All-Star Weekend Best moments from Friday of NBA All-Star Weekend
- February 18, 2018

Team this year. The MVP of the Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Challenge walked out of a side door in the bowels of the Staples Center on Friday night and strolled to the dais, light shimmering off his glass trophy. He was the MVP of this game a year ago, scoring 36 points and dishing out 11 dimes. In a game with four lead changes and two ties, Team World led 40-32 at the end of the first quarter, 78-59 at halftime and 118-88 after three quarters. (more...)
Canada's loss to Czech Republic a tale of missed opportunities Canada's loss to Czech Republic a tale of missed opportunities
- February 18, 2018

Canada looks to continue their dominance against the Czech Republic by scoring early in the game and protecting the lead. After both of the next shooters missed, Canada had a chance to tie but after beating Czech goalie Pavel Francouz with a nice move, Maxim Noreau's soft shot bounced off the post, giving the Czechs the win. (more...)
Curling: Canada tumble into 0-3 hole with loss to Denmark Curling: Canada tumble into 0-3 hole with loss to Denmark
- February 18, 2018

The Canadians' 11-3 victory over the USA followed three straight losses at the Pyeongchang Games, a performance that few had anticipated from a team that was heavily favored to win the gold. Canada's win comes one day after a stinging defeat to Denmark that was marred by controversy over a foul. But earlier in the end, Denmark's Julie Hogh touched a Danish stone with her broom as it was coming to a rest in the house; also known as a "burn stone". (more...)
Alonso in, Bakayoko out against Barcelona, says Chelsea's Conte Alonso in, Bakayoko out against Barcelona, says Chelsea's Conte
- February 18, 2018

Similarly, Emerson joined Antonio Conte's team towards the end of the transfer period from Roma. With an eye on Tuesday's Champions League last 16, first leg at home to Barcelona , Chelsea took their foot off the gas in the second half. (more...)
Canadian men prevail in Olympic hockey tourney opener Canadian men prevail in Olympic hockey tourney opener
- February 17, 2018

Canada came out on top in yet another classic women's hockey battle against the U.S.as the two teams clashed in preliminary round play at the PyeongChang Olympics. Slovakia pulled off an upset of its own in the first game, stunning tournament favorite OAR 3-2. Roy understands that with the mixed bag of players on this team, NHL-hardened types like himself and Bourque will be counted on for a bigger role. (more...)
Things get chippy in US-Canada hockey game involving 10 Wisconsin athletes Things get chippy in US-Canada hockey game involving 10 Wisconsin athletes
- February 16, 2018

At stake Thursday was playoff seeding, not an Olympic gold medal, although these teams nearly certainly will meet in the final for a third consecutive time and keep the championship in North America. Want to learn to curl like the pros? Ukrainian team at the Olympics in 2018 is not made it. Download the Team USA app today. The gold medal game is on February 22. (more...)
Why Lakers Limit Lonzo Ball's Tickets, Reality-Show Perks Why Lakers Limit Lonzo Ball's Tickets, Reality-Show Perks
- February 16, 2018

However, he has frequently stated in the past that he wants to see his three sons play for his beloved, hometown Lakers, a desire he reiterated as he began his comments to Lithuanian basketball journalist Donatas Urbonas . Each episode of "Ball in the Family", which is now in its second season, has drawn over 1.2 million views, with individual episode highs of 26.8 million for the first-season premiere, 10.2 million for the second-season premiere, and 14.9 million for an episode with Lonzo's ... (more...)
Antonio Conte delivers injury update on key Chelsea FC duo Antonio Conte delivers injury update on key Chelsea FC duo
- February 16, 2018

Midfielders Tiemoue Bakayoko and Ross Barkley as well as defender David Luiz will miss the match against Hull with injuries. "I think the adaption [from La Liga to the Premier League] is much easier than it was in the past, and in the case that Lucho goes to Chelsea I'm sure that he would be successful". (more...)
Serena Plays First Competitive Match In Over A Year At Fed Cup Serena Plays First Competitive Match In Over A Year At Fed Cup
- February 16, 2018

The sister-duo lost the match to the Netherlands' Lesley Kerkhove and Demi Schuurs , but Williams is confident that her comeback is on track. Serena, who played double with her sister Venus Williams , shared on Instagram Stories a clip of herself zooming in on her husband and their little bundle of joy as Shawn Mendes ' "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back" being played at the venue. (more...)
Mikaela Shiffrin waits again as women's slalom postponed Mikaela Shiffrin waits again as women's slalom postponed
- February 14, 2018

She also took gold at the 2017 World Championships in the slalom and has drawn comparisons to Michael Phelps for her incredible dominance in the event. We've been through days like this before, in World Cup, quite often and the number one thing is safety and the second thing is to have a good, fair race. (more...)
Owen Wilson's brother Luke involved in fatal auto crash with one dead Owen Wilson's brother Luke involved in fatal auto crash with one dead
- February 14, 2018

Fisher says the driver of the Ferrari was killed but that Haas is "doing okay". The Los Angeles fire department said a 50-year-old woman who was in a BMW that was involved in the crash with the Ferrari was hospitalized in serious condition. (more...)
UFC 221: Luke Rockhold vs Yoel Romero UFC 221: Luke Rockhold vs Yoel Romero
- February 12, 2018

Bloodied and with a lump on his right temple, the Santa Cruz native was TKO'd in the third round by Yoel Romero , a renowned wrestler out of Cuba. According to the latest oddsmakers at YouWager, Rockhold is favored to win this fight, as he has odds of -185 to win, while Romero is being given a money line of +150 to prevail. (more...)
Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich to become the Indianapolis Colts head coach Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich to become the Indianapolis Colts head coach
- February 12, 2018

ESPN's Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen reported earlier Sunday that Reich was the favorite to be the Colts' consolation prize after Indianapolis was spurned by Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels last week. Reich makes a ton of sense for the Colts, who already have a quarterback in place and need an offensive minded head coach to come in and save their franchise player. (more...)
Red Gerard, 17, wins Team USA's first gold medal Red Gerard, 17, wins Team USA's first gold medal
- February 12, 2018

Canadian Max Parrot , who had fallen on each of his first two runs, then nailed his final run for the silver medal. McMorris had an advantage knowing the score he needed to put up in his final run, but the 2014 bronze medalist under-rotated on a jump and crashed, ensuring he couldn't overtake Gerard . (more...)
Cubs, Darvish agree to 6-year deal Cubs, Darvish agree to 6-year deal
- February 11, 2018

His 27 home runs allowed and 1.3 home runs per nine innings were the worst of his career. And as it turns out, the free agent market worked in their favor when Darvish couldn't find the reported seven-year contract he wanted ( preferably for the $175 million Stephen Strasburg signed for with the Nationals, according to FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman ) and may have been more willing to meet their price. (more...)
Another ice warning for Cornwall Another ice warning for Cornwall
- February 11, 2018

PARENTS hoping to make the most of the half term break will be left disappointed as heavy rain and snow gear up to batter Britain for almost all of next week. "This rain will be persistent and heavy at times, turning to snow on high ground". Isolated showers will continue into the afternoon. Temperatures tomorrow and Monday are below average, but will pick up on Tuesday and Wednesday as a frontal system comes in from the Atlantic. (more...)
David Moyes admits he understands why Evra kicked a fan at Marseille David Moyes admits he understands why Evra kicked a fan at Marseille
- February 11, 2018

He had a good shout for a penalty and was a bit unlucky not to get that, but overall he is really important for us and we have missed him when he has been out. The Hornets are not safe either but their last result should be the lift they need to climb away from any danger. After a first half in which they looked nothing more than ordinary, Watford produced a spirited second half recovery - helped by West Ham's lack of midfield quality, poor finishing and few with the ability to support ... (more...)
Mary Lou McDonald officially elected president of Ireland's Sinn Fein party Mary Lou McDonald officially elected president of Ireland's Sinn Fein party
- February 11, 2018

She was first elected to the Dáil seven years ago on her third attempt, and she was an MEP for Dublin from 2004 to 2009. "The war is over", McDonald told party members in a speech in which she quoted American poet and civil rights champion Maya Angelou and praised Adams as a "political giant". (more...)
Jose Mourinho offers surprising backing to Newcastle boss Benitez Jose Mourinho offers surprising backing to Newcastle boss Benitez
- February 11, 2018

James' Park. "Because I know Shaw since he arrived in the Premier League with Southampton and I know his potential, his quality". "I'm pretty sure that I would win". The Red Devils will be looking to record successive Premier League victories to open up a bigger gap between themselves and third-placed Liverpool FC. (more...)
Boston Herald pulls 'fake' story about Tom Brady wanting more money Boston Herald pulls 'fake' story about Tom Brady wanting more money
- February 10, 2018

This is not the first time Borges has been handed down a suspension from a Boston-based publication. Garoppolo signed a five-year deal worth $137.5 million to remain the quarterback in San Francisco. It's no longer available online. Borges apparently thought his source for the story was Brady's agent Don Yee . The Boston Herald has pulled Borges' column off its website and says it is investigating the matter. (more...)
Sensational claim Arsene Wenger didn't want star January signing Sensational claim Arsene Wenger didn't want star January signing
- February 10, 2018

Pulisic is part of the Dortmund squad that was warned by CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke not to follow Aubameyang's example in "withholding" performances in order to force a move. "Everybody knows he is very quick and he is a good finisher, so you have to work your mind". "They had already played together at the same club and developed an understanding. (more...)
Cavaliers still talking DeAndre Jordan trade with Clippers Cavaliers still talking DeAndre Jordan trade with Clippers
- February 09, 2018

Since Jordan can leave for nothing as a free agent in July, the Clippers may regret the decision to keep him. Clippers sources later told Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times that the team wasn't actively shopping Jordan. Withers took to Twitter to reveal the hilarious conversation, saying, "Asked one of the #Cavs how much DeAndre Jordan could help right now and he said 'Montell Jordan could help us right now'". (more...)
Detroit Pistons Acquire Veteran Guard Jameer Nelson Detroit Pistons Acquire Veteran Guard Jameer Nelson
- February 09, 2018

Neither Johnson nor Reed had much of a role or future with the Pistons but they were able to be flipped for two players who should be able to help down the stretch. After earlier trading away center Willie Reed , the Pistons have now traded away the other player they acquired in the Blake Griffin deal. The Chicago Bulls have sent Jameer Nelson to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for Willie Reed , per Shams Charania of The Vertical . (more...)
Rob Gronkowski returns from Tremendous Bowl to seek out house burglarized Rob Gronkowski returns from Tremendous Bowl to seek out house burglarized
- February 09, 2018

The police chief wouldn't go into detail about what was taken, but a dispatcher was heard saying " multiple safes and possibly guns " were taken on a recording of a call with responding officers. Police say the door to Goon's room in the home was broken down. "His gate is never open", said Tom Savino. Chief Baker would not say if there was a security system in the home or if there was any surveillance video of the robbery. (more...)
Stats: Virat Kohli's 34th ODI century breaks more records Stats: Virat Kohli's 34th ODI century breaks more records
- February 08, 2018

South Africa won the toss and they opted to bowl first against India , who retained their squad. In response, Hashim Amla departed early and the hosts never really recovered from that. The visitors dismantled the Proteas in the first two matches played in Durban and Centurion and would look to continue their form in the third ODI. (more...)
England launch new 2018 home and away kits ahead of World Cup England launch new 2018 home and away kits ahead of World Cup
- February 08, 2018

The Super Eagles' World Cup jersey was modelled by Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi while Sophia Omidiji modelled the Super Falcons' kit. Nigeria's away kit has a more traditional design in the well-known dark green colours of the team. Ndidi reacted by saying "lovely, this is nice". "This is different, you know", Iwobi added, somewhat diplomatically, while Ndidi was a little more enthusiastic, claiming he just "couldn't wait" to get the kit on in Russian Federation this summer. (more...)
Phoenix Open: New attendance record shattered with a huge weekend showing Phoenix Open: New attendance record shattered with a huge weekend showing
- February 08, 2018

Strokes gained (statistic) has been really good this year, but I feel like I can make a lot of putts and I haven't felt that way in a long time. That allowed me to be more aggressive and let Butch and I do what we do and play aggressive off the tee, play aggressive with the irons and attack from there. (more...)
Newport Manager Apologies For Criticising Spurs Players In Leaked Dossier Newport Manager Apologies For Criticising Spurs Players In Leaked Dossier
- February 08, 2018

A thoroughly professional display was almost compounded after more slick play from Tottenham as Lamela, who was dictating the play, subtly crossed for the unmarked Llorente who headed narrowly wide. Newport boss Michael Flynn said: "They've just played United and Liverpool and they've got Arsenal on the weekend, so I'm hoping Mauricio makes a few changes". (more...)
Maxwell stars in Australia victory Maxwell stars in Australia victory
- February 08, 2018

A spectacular all-round performance from Glenn Maxwell has helped Australia snare a five-wicket win with nine balls to spare against England at Hobart's Blundstone Arena. Together they counterbalanced an expensive outing for Billy Stanlake , who did not adjust to a Bellerive Oval surface that offered less encouragement for speed than the SCG had done. (more...)
Kompany laughs off Sterling misses as Man City are held by Burnley Kompany laughs off Sterling misses as Man City are held by Burnley
- February 08, 2018

Javier Hernandez levelled after Glenn Murray's opener but Jose Izquierdo scored a sublime second and Pascal Gross drilled in a third from 20 yards. "What they have done this season, Burnley, is wonderful". "Maybe [we could have brought a young player] but we decide they are not going to play because before them we are going to play Yaya or Zinchenko or the other ones and I chose to let them play with the second team". (more...)
Netherlands appoints Ronald Koeman as new manager Netherlands appoints Ronald Koeman as new manager
- February 07, 2018

He succeeds interim-coach Dick Advocaat . "It is a great honor and a great challenge". "I'm really positive about the future of the national team - if not, I wouldn't take the job for the next two [years] and the next two after that". His main trophies as a coach were the championships with Ajax (2002, 2004) and PSV (2007). Under Hiddink and his successor Blind the Netherlands failed to qualify for Euro 2016 and under Blind and, after the latter's dismissal, under Advocaat the Dutch ... (more...)
Eli Manning to be with Giants in 2018, will help young QB? Eli Manning to be with Giants in 2018, will help young QB?
- February 07, 2018

The two-time Super Bowl champion is 37 years old, and he was benched earlier this season in Week 13 for the Giants' matchup against the Oakland Raiders , as Geno Smith got the start. "Talked a lot about getting the offensive line and defensive line straight - you win with the big guys, " Manning said. You always have back and forth. (more...)