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Juventus go top with Napoli draw; Fiorentina honour Davide Astori in win Juventus go top with Napoli draw; Fiorentina honour Davide Astori in win
- March 14, 2018

MILAN (AP) - Juventus took another step toward an unprecedented seventh successive Serie A title after Napoli had a setback on Sunday. Last year, Juventus won the title with 91 points, four clear of AS Roma. The southern side hasn't won the Italian league since Diego Maradona led the club to its only two championships in 1987 and 1990. Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala struck for Juve in the 2-0 win. (more...)
Shakhtar star Fred bound for Manchester Shakhtar star Fred bound for Manchester
- March 14, 2018

Fred is a defensive midfielder who Pep Guardiola is a big fan off and feels he could be a long-term replacement for Fernandinho. "'In addition to being very good, Fred is very professional". Sources close to the deal have told me that City remain interested but United are ready to compete for a player rated very high by Jose Mourinho's scouts - who think he would be ideal next to Nemanja Matic. (more...)
Trump considering former Microsoft executive as new White House chief economic advisor Trump considering former Microsoft executive as new White House chief economic advisor
- March 14, 2018

Cohn had broken publicly with President Trump over his response to violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. last summer, and was rumored to have considered leaving at the time. "I've known him for a long time". But I think Larry has a very good chance . In the same interview where he defended Cohn, Kudlow called Mr. Trump's tariffs "prosperity killers". (more...)
Dwyane Wade Dedicates Art Exhibit To Dwyane Wade Dedicates Art Exhibit To "Parkland 17" Shooting Victims
- March 14, 2018

Students and parents from Parkland attended the exhibit over the weekend. Manuel Oliver's mural brought an outpouring of emotion from the survivors. The exhibit's creator said it's created to be a call to action - encouraging people to push for gun control. There was also a phone booth from which callers could contact their elected representatives. (more...)
Champions League quarter-final draw: All you need to know Champions League quarter-final draw: All you need to know
- March 14, 2018

Jose Mourinho has defended his players attitude after they crashed out of the UEFA Champions League last night. Speaking to reporters after the ouster, the Portuguese manager said that early exit from the tournament is nothing new for the club. (more...)
Russell Westbrook becomes fourth player ever with 100 triple-doubles Russell Westbrook becomes fourth player ever with 100 triple-doubles
- March 14, 2018

Westbrook had 32 points, 12 rebounds, and 12 assists, becoming the fourth player in National Basketball Association history to have at least 100 career triple doubles, joining Oscar Robertson, Magic Johnson, and Jason Kidd. This season, with more offensive help around him after the Thunder acquired George and Anthony, Westbrook has still managed 21 triple-doubles. 736: Westbrook's 100th triple-double came in his 736th career game, making him the third-fastest to reach the 100 triple-double ... (more...)
Aaron Rodgers releases Instagram statement about Jordy Nelson's departure Aaron Rodgers releases Instagram statement about Jordy Nelson's departure
- March 14, 2018

Shortly after we got the Graham news, it was reported that the Packers were releasing former Pro Bowl wide receiver Jordy Nelson to save $10.2 million. A hypothetical Amari Cooper-Nelson-Seth Roberts receiving trio is apparently an upgrade in Oakland's eyes over a Cooper-30-year-old Crabtree-Roberts trio. (more...)
Three for Mullins on 1st day at Cheltenham
- March 14, 2018

This year was the first time festival bosses imposed a limit on the number of drink punters could buy in one go. "He had a battle on his hands today and in a amusing way that's the first race he's had this year", said Henderson. A return to the winners' enclosure has been a long time coming for trainer Tom George, who was full of praise for only his second Festival victor. "The second horse is a good horse", said veteran handler Henderson after sending out yet another victor from his Seven ... (more...)
Alexis Sanchez sends cryptic message to Man United fans Alexis Sanchez sends cryptic message to Man United fans
- March 14, 2018

They played nervous and cautious from the beginning. You expect so much from him but it's going to take time for him to get used to the way United play. "If Pogba's going forward and Sanchez is dropping, you can nearly throw a blanket over them - and that will be music to the ears of opponents". "You go back to the first game, in the modern game now, teams go to places and they try to score goals". (more...)
Seahawks keep word, officially release cornerback DeShawn Shead Seahawks keep word, officially release cornerback DeShawn Shead
- March 14, 2018

Players such as McDougald whose contracts ran out in 2017 are officially free to sign with other teams on Wednesday at 1 p.m. Seattle time but can re-sign with their current team at any time. Shead joined the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent out of Portland State in 2012, and has been with the team until he release this week. That season, Shead started 15 games for the Seahawks, picking off one pass and making 56 tackles. (more...)
Serena Williams upbeat despite loss to sister Venus in Paribas Open Serena Williams upbeat despite loss to sister Venus in Paribas Open
- March 14, 2018

But this night belonged to Aunt Venus. Serena , understandably still searching for consistency and timing, was often off balance on Monday, making unforced errors in bunches. It was obvious at the net when they greeted each other with a one-arm hug and neither smiled. A stone-faced Serena exited the court to cheers, pointing her right index finger in the air. (more...)
Former Buckeye running back Carlos Hyde expected to sign with Browns Former Buckeye running back Carlos Hyde expected to sign with Browns
- March 14, 2018

The Browns former running back Isaiah Crowell is expected to sign with the New York Jets, opening a roster slot for Hyde. Hyde was drafted out of Ohio State in 2014 by the San Francisco 49ers . Signing Todd Haley as their new offensive coordinator was another step in the right direction. Among those joining the team are quarterback Tyrod Taylor , receiver Jarvis Landry , offensive linemen Chris Hubbard and Donald Stephenson, defensive lineman Chris Smith and defensive backs Damarious ... (more...)
Warriors' Curry out at least four more games
- March 14, 2018

With his history of ankle troubles, this latest sprained ankle has to be concerning for Warriors fans. Half a decade ago, he was a promising 24-year-old playmaker so prone to ankle sprains that many wondered whether he could stay on the court long enough to realize his potential. (more...)
Packers to sign Graham, cut Jordy Nelson Packers to sign Graham, cut Jordy Nelson
- March 14, 2018

Jordy will always be a member of the Packers family and we look forward to his eventual induction into the Packers Hall of Fame. Instead, the Packers will wipe off Nelson's $9.25 million base salary plus a $500,000 roster bonus and a $500,000 workout bonus. (more...)
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger responds to rumours Everton want Jack Wilshere Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger responds to rumours Everton want Jack Wilshere
- March 14, 2018

Juventus are still pushing on in the Champions League and Allegri could yet add to his honours list as a manager before the season is up. And with Gunners' chief executive Ivan Gazidis promising a " catalyst of change ", Allegri heads the list of possible successors to Wenger. (more...)
Kohli admits heavy 'workload' taking toll on his body Kohli admits heavy 'workload' taking toll on his body
- March 14, 2018

He hasn't gone with the team to Sri Lanka for the tri-series. "Physically, I had a few niggles and I am just getting over them", Kohli said at a promotional event in Mumbai . "I can sit and not move from one place for hours and that's how lazy I can be". Kohli, who was already in a relationship with his now-wife Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma , wasn't happy, it turns out. (more...)
Case Keenum To Sign With Denver Broncos Case Keenum To Sign With Denver Broncos
- March 14, 2018

MT on Wednesday. He's played the complete schedule twice, missed the entire 2014 season and was limited to two games with the Vikings in 2017. Kirk Cousins isn't the only name dominating National Football League headlines on Tuesday and although the Denver Broncos look to have missed out in the Kirk Cousins sweepstakes-despite reports to the effect they weren't 100 percent committed in the free agent signal-caller-it doesn't mean they'll remain quiet. (more...)
Jaguars keep WR Lee with four-year deal Jaguars keep WR Lee with four-year deal
- March 14, 2018

The former Hopewell standout started his National Football League career with the Buffalo Bills as a second-round pick in 2007 and it wasn't until this past season that Posluszny played in his first National Football League playoff game, which came against the Bills. (more...)
Rain wreaks havoc for Federer at Indian Wells Rain wreaks havoc for Federer at Indian Wells
- March 14, 2018

Federer served six aces and broke the Krajinovic serve five times. Frenchman Gael Monfils survived a match point before beating big-serving American John Isner 6-7 (5) 7-6 (3) 7-5 in a contest that had only one break. The match was suspended due to rain at 2230 local time poised with the second set tied at 2-2, and no further play was possible. The 10th-seeded Djokovic acknowledged his poor performance against the world's 109th-ranked player. (more...)
Jags LB Paul Posluszny retires after 11 seasons Jags LB Paul Posluszny retires after 11 seasons
- March 14, 2018

Knowing I can no longer compete at a level that I find acceptable, I have chosen to end my football career. In his seven seasons with the Jaguars, Poz racked up 973 tackles, 15 interceptions, and was the captain of the defense five times. (more...)
Federer advances, Djokovic crashes out at Indian Wells Federer advances, Djokovic crashes out at Indian Wells
- March 14, 2018

Nadal isn't playing at Indian Wells or the Miami Open after aggravating the leg injury that forced him out of the Australian Open in January. Krajinovic had no answer for Federer's serve or relentless return game and ended up winning just 31 of the match's 93 points. (more...)
Halep and Venus into Indian Wells quarters, Wozniacki falls Halep and Venus into Indian Wells quarters, Wozniacki falls
- March 14, 2018

The oldest player in the draw, needing to reach the final to improve on her current ranking of No.8, can potentially return to the Top 5 if she wins the title and Karolina Pliskova does not reach the semifinal. After recently taking back the world No. 1 ranking from Caroline Wozniacki , Halep is off to a fantastic start at the tournament. She will next play un-seeded Petra Martic of Croatia, who overcame Marketa Vondrousova 6-3, 7-6 to progress. (more...)
India seeks to promote solar energy throughout the world India seeks to promote solar energy throughout the world
- March 14, 2018

A report from General Electric, which has operations in both renewable and conventional energy resources, said the Indian government has ambitious plans to boost oil and gas production, but has fallen short of its goals in the past. The solar energy sector, facing a challenge of funding, received considerable support at the conference. The projects will also help advance the governor's Clean Energy Standard to obtain 50 percent of New York's electricity from renewable energy sources by 2030. (more...)
Hunter makes his pitch, helps Phillies land Jake Arrieta Hunter makes his pitch, helps Phillies land Jake Arrieta
- March 14, 2018

So whose names are already circled? "I was talking to Rhys Hoskins on the way out and I said, "Are you excited?"' Middleton said". "But trust me, they are circled and they have been discussed for quite a while internally". "I think there's talent that needs experience, refinement, attitude, confidence, and certainly when you bring in players like Jake, you've put the cream in the coffee and it's ready to drink". (more...)
Jose Mourinho hits back at Frank de Boer over Marcus Rashford Jose Mourinho hits back at Frank de Boer over Marcus Rashford
- March 14, 2018

Rashford has scored six goals in 27 Premier League appearances this season - that's more than the five he managed in last year's campaign, playing 32 games in total. I said that before the Liverpool match when many of you were maybe not expecting him to start. I'm really happy too. He was Mourinho's most used player in 2017, with 61 appearances for United in all competitions. (more...)
Man Utd have made Robert Lewandowski approach, Real Madrid 'dithering' - journalist Man Utd have made Robert Lewandowski approach, Real Madrid 'dithering' - journalist
- March 14, 2018

The Poland global has been linked with a move away from the Allianz Arena this summer. Elber, who has lost his record as Bayern's highest-scoring foreign star to the 29-year-old , believes such talk is an obvious outcome of having one of the finest forwards on the planet on your books. (more...)
John Brown: Joining forces with Ravens John Brown: Joining forces with Ravens
- March 14, 2018

Brown, 27, will reportedly sign a one-year deal worth $5 million with an additional $1.5 million available in incentives. A third-round pick in 2014, the Cardinals selected Brown out of Pittsburg State after he burst onto the scene with a strong NFL Scouting Combine performance in the 40-yard dash. (more...)
Case Keenum Reportedly Ready To Sign With Broncos Case Keenum Reportedly Ready To Sign With Broncos
- March 14, 2018

Keenum worked with former Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak, now a senior personnel advisor in Denver's front office, with the Houston Texans from 2012-13 having joined as an undrafted free agent. Sitting at No. 5, he is very much in play for one of the five big-time talents (Jackson, Darnold, Rosen, Mayfield, Allen) and could provide his team the comfort of a short-term quality starter alongside the promise of a long-term rookie option. (more...)
Mourinho urged to snub Russian TV 'blood money' by British MPs Mourinho urged to snub Russian TV 'blood money' by British MPs
- March 14, 2018

Several lawmakers called for a ban on RT on Monday after British Prime Minister Theresa May said it was " highly likely " that Russian Federation was behind the attack on former double agent Sergei Skripal . "Such proposals [to boycott the World Cup] come not only from journalists, but also from officials - in particular from U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and from the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee Tom Tugendhat", the Russian foreign ministry told news agency Interfax . (more...)
What's Kirk Cousins done to get millions? What's Kirk Cousins done to get millions?
- March 14, 2018

Free agents can begin signing with teams at 4 p.m. on Wednesday. The 29-year-old quarterback was one of the top targets in free agency for several teams. No matter who the Jets pick, they'll need to cultivate a good young quarterback, something they have failed to do for years. Once again it was Schefter as he revealed the terms negotiated as a three-year, fully guaranteed pact between Cousins and the Vikings. (more...)

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