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Thad Matta meets with Ole Miss about coaching vacancy Thad Matta meets with Ole Miss about coaching vacancy
- March 07, 2018

A source close to Matta said he would be a strong choice for a school hoping to stay away from rule-breaking or possible NCAA violations. "He wouldn't take any job", a source told ESPN's Jeff Goodman . Matta, 50, was sacked in June after 13 seasons with Ohio State. Asked last June about returning to coaching, Matta said said his focus was first on getting healthy. (more...)
Three cornerbacks tie for NFL Combine's fastest player in 2018 Three cornerbacks tie for NFL Combine's fastest player in 2018
- March 07, 2018

This might be a surprising pick, but I have liked what I've seen from Bates, who looks like he could compete to start at free safety as a rookie. Rosen was the sharpest of all the quarterbacks Coach A met with at the combine in terms of how quickly he processed information and adapted to new terminology during one-on-one meetings: "He was very impressive". (more...)
Jurgen Klopp reveals Liverpool FC plan ahead of Man United showdown Jurgen Klopp reveals Liverpool FC plan ahead of Man United showdown
- March 07, 2018

The trio have contributed 19 goals between them in Europe alone this term. The Merseysiders have scored 28 goals in seven Champions League games this season. In Portugal we've got the best defence and the best attack. The Liverpool back line allowed Porto a number of chances to take the lead on the night that could have been more punishing had their first-leg lead not been so substantial. (more...)
DeAngelo Hall: Redskins felt like the commitment wasn't there from Kirk Cousins DeAngelo Hall: Redskins felt like the commitment wasn't there from Kirk Cousins
- March 07, 2018

Another potential tag candidate, Panthers kicker Graham Gano, reached an agreement on a four-year extension before Tuesday's tag deadline. The Vikings might be the early front-runner in this race - as NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport suggested late last week - but Cousins' agent insists the process will play out with multiple teams interested. (more...)
UM rolls Purdue, wins 2nd straight Big Ten tourney UM rolls Purdue, wins 2nd straight Big Ten tourney
- March 07, 2018

This is how the remaining 36 teams are chosen. The Bearcats head to the AAC Tournament with wins in their past four games - impressive considering that came after consecutive losses to Houston and the Shockers. With "Fast Break", fans will be provided with a broadcast similar to that of NFL RedZone, with a studio host flipping between the action of all the most exciting games happening at once . (more...)
Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher reveals surprise over Mohamed Salah this season Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher reveals surprise over Mohamed Salah this season
- March 07, 2018

He said: "Nobody anticipated the Egyptian would be in such exalted company when he came from Roma described as a winger, especially after his earlier spell at Chelsea was limited to six league games". Aside from his strike partner Firmino, Salah beat Jack Butland, Chris Smalling, Pascal Gross and Eden Hazard to the accolade. Salah, though, has got quite a bit to go to become Liverpool's most prolific goalscorer in a single campaign - the present record is held by club legend Ian Rush, ... (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino 'devastated' by Davide Astori's death Mauricio Pochettino 'devastated' by Davide Astori's death
- March 07, 2018

Astori was found dead in his hotel room on Sunday after a suspected cardiac arrest before his team was set to play an Italian league match at Udinese. Pochettino said: "I want to send all my condolences to Davide Astori and all the people that love him". "I had the possibility to meet him five years ago because it was my idea to sign him when we were at Southampton ". (more...)
Arsenal to sack Wenger on one condition Arsenal to sack Wenger on one condition
- March 07, 2018

With a trip to Milan on Thursday, in what is the remaining competition of any significance, things might get even worse. Judging by the backlash after the Brighton defeat, the majority are aligned in their thinking that they would prefer to sacrifice playing in Europe's most elite competition next season in exchange for major change at the club this summer. (more...)
Mind the gap: Tottenham Hotspur fans will love this Arsenal statistic Mind the gap: Tottenham Hotspur fans will love this Arsenal statistic
- March 06, 2018

Wenger's position was uncertain during that spell as his contract was due to expire but, despite Gazidis' words and a number of matchday protests and marches, he penned a new two-year deal after guiding Arsenal to a third FA Cup in four years. (more...)
Arsenal great Henry ready to step in Arsenal great Henry ready to step in
- March 06, 2018

The AGM of the Arsenal Supporters' Trust was held on Monday after the Gunners fell to a fourth consecutive defeat at the hands of Brighton over the weekend. According to the source, Wenger is also unwilling to agree an early exit this summer, which means Arsenal's board will have to take the decision to sack him. (more...)
Aldon Smith surrenders to San Francisco Police after alleged domestic violence incident Aldon Smith surrenders to San Francisco Police after alleged domestic violence incident
- March 06, 2018

Smith is being held on $30,000 bond on charges of "willful infliction of corporal injury, assault with force likely to produce injury, false imprisonment and vandalism". "I'm anxious about him", said a source close to Smith, according to TMZ Sports . "We're hoping this is rock bottom for him". "I'm anxious for him". (more...)
Bears reportedly won't use franchise tag on Kyle Fuller Bears reportedly won't use franchise tag on Kyle Fuller
- March 06, 2018

The Bears would not receive any compensatory draft picks if they opted not to match such an offer. The transition designation is a one-year tender offer for an amount that is the average of the top 10 salaries at the position - as opposed to the top five for the franchise tag. (more...)
Manchester United won awesome match at Crystal Palace, says Jose Mourinho Manchester United won awesome match at Crystal Palace, says Jose Mourinho
- March 06, 2018

Smalling's goal was followed by a superb effort by Romelu Lukaku in the 76th minute which equalised the score for the visitors. Matic picked the flawless time to score his first United goal after Chris Smalling and Romelu Lukaku had dragged United back from two goals down. (more...)
Jose Mourinho credits Roy Hodgson's Crystal Palace for 'dangerous' performance Jose Mourinho credits Roy Hodgson's Crystal Palace for 'dangerous' performance
- March 06, 2018

United's initial sluggishness suggested they were distracted by the prospect of Saturday's fixture with rivals Liverpool , but they fought back convincingly, extending Palace's winless run to six and denying them a win that would have taken them from 18th to 13th in the Premier League . (more...)
Is Conor McGregor Using Twitter Drama To Tease Two UFC Title Fights? Is Conor McGregor Using Twitter Drama To Tease Two UFC Title Fights?
- March 06, 2018

After Holloway was injured, however, a replacement opponent was needed for "The Answer". In a matter of hours after becoming the first man to stop Frankie Edgar, the UFC have awarded Brian Ortega with a title shot. A short time after the revised line-up was announced, McGregor revealed that he had tried to step in and fight Edgar in order to save the day. When he said he would take it, there was something like 24 days until the fight. (more...)
Lamarcus Joyner receives non-exclusive tag from Rams Lamarcus Joyner receives non-exclusive tag from Rams
- March 06, 2018

With a few hours before the deadline, Ian Rapoport announced on Tuesday how Los Angeles would use the franchise tag on Joyner instead of Watkins, with the safety now scheduled to make $11.29 million. with Rams head coach Sean McVay. The two sides have until July 16 to work out a long-term deal. He has played free safety, strong safety and some cornerback for the Rams and provides his team with lineup flexibility depending on the matchup. (more...)
Premier League Fourth Place Could Still Miss Out On Champions League Premier League Fourth Place Could Still Miss Out On Champions League
- March 06, 2018

City are now regarded as Champions League favourites in many quarters having enjoyed an outstanding season to date. However there's actually still a chance that whoever finishes in fourth in England's top tier will have to drop down into the Europa League next season, although it will mean there's five English teams in the Champions League again. (more...)
49ers expected to target receiver Allen Robinson in free agency, per reports 49ers expected to target receiver Allen Robinson in free agency, per reports
- March 06, 2018

The Jacksonville Jaguars are not expected to place the franchise tag on wide receiver Allen Robinson before Tuesday's deadline, according to the team . As Lynch noted last week, it's rare for pass-rushers to hit the open market, and the 49ers could desperately use one of those. Robinson is scheduled to become one of the top free agents available at the start of the new league year. (more...)
Longtime referees Ed Hochuli, Jeff Triplette retire from NFL Longtime referees Ed Hochuli, Jeff Triplette retire from NFL
- March 06, 2018

But the past is the past and Triplette, for all the questionable officiating he may have doled out in the past, shouldn't be buried on his way out. Despite the fact that his arms and upper body are big, Hochuli has no idea how much he can bench press. (more...)
New Zealand receive Ross Taylor boost ahead of fourth ODI New Zealand receive Ross Taylor boost ahead of fourth ODI
- March 06, 2018

He belted 45 not out in Hamilton, top scored with 63 not out in Mount Maunganui then was unluckily run out for 41 in Wellington as he and Williamson looked well set to win the game after New Zealand lost five for 23 in the middle stages. (more...)
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Runs 40-Yard Dash in Suit NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Runs 40-Yard Dash in Suit
- March 06, 2018

The Goodell-Jones feud has been going on for some time. Goodell, dressed in a suit and tie, ran the popular combine sprint in the league's office, running the 40 yards in 5.41 seconds. "You know that's the best form that you have ever [had]", Eisen's NFL Network colleague Deion Sanders said. Eisen's 40-yard dash will come later on Monday after the defensive backs go through the final rounds of workouts at Lucas Oil Stadium. (more...)
Arsenal target Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno as Petr Cech replacement Arsenal target Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno as Petr Cech replacement
- March 06, 2018

The talented shot stopper is reportedly ready to quit Bayer Leverkusen after seven years and more than 290 competitive matches but will only move to a club where he would be guaranteed a starting spot. Cech's form has been steadily declining this season and he was forced to publicly apologise for his two mistakes during our 2-1 defeat at Brighton on Sunday afternoon. (more...)
Tottenham upbeat on Juventus showdown Tottenham upbeat on Juventus showdown
- March 06, 2018

Higuain had the chance to restore Juve's two-goal lead from the spot, but the Argentine could only manage to hit the crossbar. "Probably we were not the favourites before but people are looking at us after that performance at Juventus and saying we should go through now", Kane said. (more...)
Hardie back in Scotland side after serving ban Hardie back in Scotland side after serving ban
- March 06, 2018

John Hardie is back in the Scotland squad ahead of round four of the Six Nations after serving a three-month ban for gross misconduct following alleged cocaine use. Blair added: "It's a fortunate position". There are guys who have come back when we thought they'd have no chance of being able to play - never mind 80 minutes. (more...)
Dolphins owner: All of our players will stand for the national anthem Dolphins owner: All of our players will stand for the national anthem
- March 06, 2018

Wide receiver Kenny Stills , tight end Julius Thomas and safety Michael Thomas continued to kneel during the anthem prior to games last season once being permitted to return to the sideline in November. Ross seemed to give a tacit endorsement of President Trump's tweets past year, when Trump switched the narrative on the issue by blasting players taking a knee during the anthem because, in Trump's mind, the players were disrespecting the flag and the country. (more...)
Arizona Diamondbacks bring back bullpen cart Arizona Diamondbacks bring back bullpen cart
- March 06, 2018

As Major League Baseball seeks to speed up the pace of play, one team will look to the past to do its part. The D-backs recently announced that the bullpen cart, a piece of baseball lore , will be used to drive pitchers from the bullpen to the mound during pitching changes. (more...)
Gers brimming with confidence ahead of duels with Celtic: Murty Gers brimming with confidence ahead of duels with Celtic: Murty
- March 06, 2018

Murty said: "We are going to try and get a closed-door game so we can get some minutes into some people to make sure they are sharp enough to go". Graeme Murty has stated he is convinced some of the Rangers players will come knocking on his door to say that they want to be involved in the Old Firm game against Celtic at the weekend, with Jason Cummings heading that queue . (more...)
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...)

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