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Salah voted PFA Player for February
- March 06, 2018

Salah secured 37 percent of the votes, while Firmino got 19 per cent. The Egypt captain and reigning African Player of the Year beat his Liverpool teammate Roberto Firmino to the award. "He plays in a good team and I am happy for him", he said. "This is Salah's fifth goal in four consecutive games across the Premier League and as he levels up with Harry Kane on 26 goals for the Top Goalscorer title, punters have been latching onto his 11/4 odds seeing him cut into 15/8 as a result". (more...)
Betting Preview Manchester City v Basel: Back the Citizens to score first Betting Preview Manchester City v Basel: Back the Citizens to score first
- March 06, 2018

It is worth mentioning that the first leg with Raphael Wicky's side ended in huge favour of City as they cruised to a 4-0 comfortable victory and should therefore have little difficulty securing another win in front of their home supporters with Bet365 offering (1.12) for that to happen and (1.000) to ease into the quarter-final stage of the competition. (more...)
Cavaliers star Kevin Love opens up about mental health, panic attacks Cavaliers star Kevin Love opens up about mental health, panic attacks
- March 06, 2018

And it isn't easy for those suffering to talk about it either. Former Timberwolves player Kevin Love is opening up about a recent panic attack and how it made him take a new look at mental health . I remember our assistant coach yelling something about a defensive set. "I was 20 or 21 years old, and I'd grown up around basketball", he said. By that point, I was freaking out. (more...)
Bills fill hole at backup running back by signing Chris Ivory Bills fill hole at backup running back by signing Chris Ivory
- March 06, 2018

Ivory, who turns 30 on March 22, will be guaranteed $3.25 million. McCoy accounted for 59 percent of Buffalo's total rushing attempts last season, significantly more than his first two seasons with the Bills. Presumably, Ivory will replace the role filled by Mike Tolbert in 2017. Ivory did at least display some ability to contribute on passing downs, something that wasn't a major part of his repertoire in New Orleans or NY. (more...)
Warner a 'fool' says former Proteas skipper Warner a 'fool' says former Proteas skipper
- March 06, 2018

Cricket is often termed as the "Gentlemen's Game" but this was surely not the case in this first test. "Or they'll try and say something concerning Candice in the next three Test matches, which is slightly getting under David Warner's skin". (more...)
Former Blues star Ramires reveals wish to return to Stamford Bridge Former Blues star Ramires reveals wish to return to Stamford Bridge
- March 06, 2018

There's a special place in my heart for Blues, and of course I'd like to play for them once more. Jiangsu finished 12th in the 16-team CSL last season. Brazilian central midfielder Ramires believes that he may experience a return to Chelsea at some point in his career. While Chelsea haven't expressed any interest in bringing the player back to Stamford Bridge, they could certainly do with a midfielder. (more...)
Sri Lanka opt to bowl against India Sri Lanka opt to bowl against India
- March 06, 2018

However, it was later confirmed that the series will be played. And 26-year-old left-arm seamer Jaydev Unadkat, who has already taken seven wickets in six T20 worldwide appearances, made headlines when he was bought for $1.8 million by the Rajasthan Royals in January - the highest price paid for an Indian player. (more...)
Manchester City can not compare to Barcelona - Pep Guardiola Manchester City can not compare to Barcelona - Pep Guardiola
- March 06, 2018

Asked ahead of Wednesday's return fixture at the Etihad Stadium if City were at the same level as La Liga leaders Barca, Guardiola said: "No". "As the City Football Group expand in the USA, where they already own the New York City franchise in Major League Soccer, they will become one of the most sought-after sports groups with a transatlantic presence. (more...)
Booby trap BOMB sparks police auto fire - Army called to scene Booby trap BOMB sparks police auto fire - Army called to scene
- March 06, 2018

Shortly before 8.30am police received a report that a auto had caught fire at the junction of Ballyrobert Road. Security sources told Sky News that a partially exploded booby trap bomb caused the blaze. Speaking at a Brexit press conference this morning, DUP leader Arlene Foster said the news was "very disturbing". But her party colleague, Ian Paisley MP, later said: "Reports suggest this was a major malfunction of the vehicle and not terrorist related". (more...)
This gymnast is 1st man to accuse Larry Nassar of abuse This gymnast is 1st man to accuse Larry Nassar of abuse
- March 06, 2018

Moore has joined a civil complaint against Nassar, who has pled guilty to possession of child pornography and molestation charges, and is expected to spend the rest of his life in prison. Nassar pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct in two counties in MI and admitted to using his trusted medical position to sexually abuse his patients under the guise of medical treatment. (more...)
Here's how much salary cap space the Bills have entering free agency Here's how much salary cap space the Bills have entering free agency
- March 06, 2018

National Football League coaches and general managers got some good news Monday: The salary cap is going up. The league and NFL Players Association finalized the 2018 cap number ahead of the March 14 start of the new league year. It's another big jump for the salary cap that was set at $167 million a year ago and has continued to jump significantly in recent years. The NFL's collective bargaining agreement allows teams to carry over unused cap space from one year to the next. (more...)
Texans reportedly not interested in signing players who protested during anthem Texans reportedly not interested in signing players who protested during anthem
- March 06, 2018

There is no official directive in the organization, but it is understood that the team isn't going to pursue anyone who participated in the protests, the paper reported. Kaepernick started the kneeling movement during the 2016 preseason to protest the treatment of African Americans by law enforcement. Trump has been sharply critical of the NFL's protests, and his comments at a rally in Alabama before Week 3, in which he advocated that teams fire "son of a b--" players who declined to stand ... (more...)
Australia wrap up 118-run win over South Africa
- March 06, 2018

At Kingsmead , both sides made use of a particularly abrasive wicket block and dry pitch, but Starc controlled the swinging ball better than any other bowler. "As I said before the series, it's going to be a real crucial part, the amount of runs scored between eight and eleven". Hashim Amla (0) followed three balls later as Lyon dragged him forward and he played onto his pad to be snagged by Cameron Bancroft at short leg. (more...)
NFL Combine: Wyoming QB Josh Allen gushes about Giants' Pat Shurmur NFL Combine: Wyoming QB Josh Allen gushes about Giants' Pat Shurmur
- March 06, 2018

Depth beyond first round: Washington State's Luke Falk is projected to be a third- or fourth-round pick; he's a 6-foot-4 passer with a quick release, but questions about his arm strength could cause him to slip in the draft. "It's not cocky, it's just confident". He's also uber-competitive. That was evident when Mayfield was asked about the possibility of backing up Manning this year with the Giants. (more...)
Air India to overfly Saudi Arabia to reach Israel, says Netanyahu Air India to overfly Saudi Arabia to reach Israel, says Netanyahu
- March 06, 2018

Last month, Air India announced the planned thrice-weekly flights to Tel Aviv over Saudi soil, but the General Authority of Civil Aviation in Riyadh said at the time it had not granted such permission to the carrier. Interacting with reporters after his meeting with US President Donald Trump at the White House , Netanyahu said that Air India has signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia over the matter. (more...)
Liverpool vs Porto - Betting Tips and Predictions
- March 06, 2018

The Egypt worldwide has 24 of those goals in the Premier League , and is now sharing the league's top spot with Tottenham striker Harry Kane. For the visitors, Vincent Aboubakar is available at 13/5 odds at BetVictor. Conceicao is calling for a big push from his players to save some face in what is likely to be their final outing in Europe for the campaign. And if the England man can return to the high-pressing, high-intensity performances we saw him put in last season, it might be just ... (more...)
Cowboys use franchise tag on DE DeMarcus Lawrence Cowboys use franchise tag on DE DeMarcus Lawrence
- March 06, 2018

The Cowboys announced the decision Monday, nearly exactly 24 hours before Tuesday's 4 p.m. ET deadline for teams to place the franchise tag on pending free agents. BC-FBN-Cowboys-Lawrence, 3rd Ld-Writethru, 367Cowboys put franchise tag on DE Lawrence at $17.1 millionAP Photo NYPS201Eds: Updates with Lawrence signing, adjusts official salary number. (more...)
Arsene Wenger's future at Arsenal uncertain Arsene Wenger's future at Arsenal uncertain
- March 06, 2018

Speaking after the defeat, the Frenchman conceded that finishing in the top four is now virtually impossible. We need to recover physically first. "What I am saying to you is again, we are talking about hypothetical thoughts". It appears the only way Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger can rationalise the reverses - this was Arsenal's fourth straight loss in all competitions - is to stay on and turn the tide. (more...)
Brilliant back nine sees Coetzee reclaim Tshwane Open Brilliant back nine sees Coetzee reclaim Tshwane Open
- March 06, 2018

Playing partner Horsfield finished with three birdies in a 67 to edge a shot ahead of Korhonen, with Chilean Felipe Aguilar, Frenchman S├ębastien Gros and South African Daniel van Tonder then at 14 under. "I think everyone just wants to get themselves into contention and I've done that, so tomorrow's going to be a fun day", said Horsfield, who won four times in two seasons for the Gators. (more...)
4 takeaways from the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine for the Rams 4 takeaways from the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine for the Rams
- March 06, 2018

Dane Cruikshank (Arizona) is a name we have brought up several times at Lions Wire when talking safeties and his 4.42 40-yard dash should definitely keep the Lions interested. His vertical jump of 39.5 inches was the best among all defensive linemen and edge defenders at the combine, and he had the third-best 40-yard dash time (4.53 seconds) and was tied for the third-best broad jump (10 feet, 4 inches). (more...)
Serena facing her greatest challenge: coach Serena facing her greatest challenge: coach
- March 06, 2018

Nike said in a statement , "As we approach International Women's Day, Nike wanted to recognize and celebrate the contributions and achievements of women everywhere and share our belief in gender equality, in this case, delivered by Serena Williams , the greatest athlete of all time". (more...)
Celtics' Irving out vs. Bulls with knee soreness Celtics' Irving out vs. Bulls with knee soreness
- March 06, 2018

It was on July 21, 2017 that we all heard the news -and keep in mind, just 39 days removed from the NBA Finals where we witnessed one of the best performances from a tandem of LeBron James and Irving come up short against the Golden State Warriors in a Game 5 loss that clinched the finals for the Warriors. (more...)
Quinton Fortune: 'Manchester United back on the way up under Jose Mourinho' Quinton Fortune: 'Manchester United back on the way up under Jose Mourinho'
- March 06, 2018

English media have been up in arms about the 20-year-old's lack of game-time since the arrival of Chile superstar Alexis Sanchez at Old Trafford, with suggestions that the academy graduates development has been stunted. Man United's young striker is supposedly "doing more than enough for us to be happy" according to Jose Mourinho , which is fair enough. "Because Marcus had such an impact in the beginning, probably people are expecting him to play even more than he does and score even more ... (more...)
Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) Upgraded to "Hold" at BidaskClub
- March 06, 2018

MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) has risen 31.33% since March 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.78% the S&P500. Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc increased Msci Inc (MSCI) stake by 67.47% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (NYSE:VEEV). Mark Sheptoff Planning Ltd Llc invested in 0.95% or 25,100 shares. Ct Mason invested in 17,987 shares or 0.56% of the stock. Pentwater Capital Management LP acquired a new stake in shares of Scripps Networks Interactive during the third quarter worth ... (more...)
Varadkar rules out three-way Brexit talks as negotiations resume in Brussels
- March 06, 2018

But Dublin and Brussels remain to be convinced that this can be avoided after the United Kingdom leaves the EU's customs union, unless Northern Ireland continues to abide by its rules and those of the single market. He then laid out nine proposals for the European Union - including creating a single market for services - not just goods, reforming the bloc's budget and linking the receipt of European Union funds to members states' adherence to the rule of law. (more...)
Big 12 Names Oklahoma's Trae Young the Freshman of the Year Big 12 Names Oklahoma's Trae Young the Freshman of the Year
- March 06, 2018

He's West Virginia's all-time leader in steals and now ranks second all-time in the Big 12 record books with 306. The league's coaches made Graham the unanimous selection pick over Oklahoma freshman guard Trae Young , who leads Division I in scoring at 27.5 points per game and assists (8.9). (more...)
NFL Combine: Shaquem Griffin dominates and Winners and Losers from Day 3 NFL Combine: Shaquem Griffin dominates and Winners and Losers from Day 3
- March 06, 2018

Barkley fills a running back position spot that has been frustrating for Browns fans and fantasy owners alike. When was the last time you could make a legitimate case for a running back being the No. 4 pick. But no one will be expected to do more - and do it quickly - than Barkley . The top receiver in my preview article was Keke Coutee (Texas Tech, 4.43) and he didn't disappoint; he was smooth all day in on-field drills. (more...)
James Milner: 'Mohamed Salah can provide moments of brilliance' James Milner: 'Mohamed Salah can provide moments of brilliance'
- March 06, 2018

But Karius, critcised earlier this season for numerous errors, has enjoyed a good run in between the posts. Swansea went soaring up the Premier League table with a 4-1 win at home to West Ham. The Egyptian worldwide scored for the seventh match running, taking his total for the season to 32, when he put the home side ahead after 40 minutes. (more...)
Falcons could be a trading partner with Seahawks for Michael Bennett Falcons could be a trading partner with Seahawks for Michael Bennett
- March 06, 2018

The Seattle Seahawks are reportedly shopping defensive end Michael Bennett and at least one team could be interested. Falcons head coach Dan Quinn served as the Seahawks' defensive coordinator and defensive line coach prior to coming to Atlanta, and defensive coordinator Marquand Manuel was also a defensive assistant in Seattle. (more...)
Trump to drop tariffs if revised NAFTA deal signed Trump to drop tariffs if revised NAFTA deal signed
- March 06, 2018

Instead, the largest exporters of steel to the USA are Canada , Germany , South Korea and other top allies. Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray tweets that "dealing with drug trafficking is a shared responsibility between Mexico and the U.S". (more...)

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