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Sports Liverpool vs Stoke City, Premier League preview
Author: 0 Liverpool vs Stoke City, Premier League preview

Yet, rather than talking about Roma's slim chances of pulling off an unlikely second successive three goal comeback, the reality is that, in the wake of the horrific injuries suffered by Liverpool's Irish fan, Sean Cox, before the first leg, security considerations dominate.

Sports Roberto Firmino reveals reasons behind signing new long-term Liverpool contract
Author: 0 Roberto Firmino reveals reasons behind signing new long-term Liverpool contract

Speaking about the new deal to Liverpoolfc.com Firmino said: " It was an easy decision ". Firmino added: "I've grown a lot here with my work with the support of the whole team". He's scored 50 times in 140 appearances in Liverpool shirt. Over half of those have come this season, with his 27 helping put Liverpool on the brink of the Champions League final and another top four finish.

Sports Paul Pogba rubbishes differences with Man United coach Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Paul Pogba rubbishes differences with Man United coach Jose Mourinho

Paul Pogba admits that his recent shaky period at Manchester United , which culminated in spells out of the first team, has made him "stronger". Speaking after the game Pogba said he felt the home side had created enough opportunities to win the game, and also reaffirmed his clubs targets between now and the end of the season, which are to cement second place in the league and win the FA Cup.

Sports House committee investigating Greitens says mistress has credibility
Author: 0 House committee investigating Greitens says mistress has credibility

The comparison shows consistencies with the criminal investigation by the Circuit Attorney who has charged Greitens' with felony invasion of privacy based on an accusation of taking the photo and a criminal charge alleging misusage of his not-for-profit data base as a tool for his political campaign fundraising.

Sports Former NW Cabarrus star Corey Seager to undergo Tommy John surgery
Author: 0 Former NW Cabarrus star Corey Seager to undergo Tommy John surgery

BC-BBN-Dodgers-Seager, 110Seager to undergo Tommy John surgery, miss rest of seasonEds: APNewsNow. "The elbow finally gave way and I feel bad for him". Roberts said Chris Taylor would move in from the outfield to become L.A.'s everyday shortstop. Los Angeles has struggled to start the season. FYI - the team is 12-16.

Sports Mark 'Bomber' Thompson charged with drug trafficking
Author: 0 Mark 'Bomber' Thompson charged with drug trafficking

The former Geelong and Essendon coach was due to face court in Melbourne this afternoon, four months after police raided his Port Melbourne home in January. Thompson's former housemate, Thomas Windsor , is now facing charges for trafficking commercial quantities of ice and ecstasy. Thompson won two premierships at Essendon as a player, then a third as captain in 1993, playing more than 200 games with the club.

Sports SC asks state cricket bodies to give suggestions on BCCI draft constitution
Author: 0 SC asks state cricket bodies to give suggestions on BCCI draft constitution

The administrators had asked for the removal of the office-bearers and permission to conduct elections of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) but no immediate attention was paid to those pleas. MCA was, thereafter, intimated that the proposed May 2 elections are in violation of the apex court judgment and, if they take place, they would be considered null and void.

Sports Lupita Nyong'o in talks to star in John Woo's The Killer remake
Author: 0 Lupita Nyong'o in talks to star in John Woo's The Killer remake

Wracked with guilt, he takes one last hit to get the money for the singer's eye operation and teams up with a cop. Nyong'o is set to play the role made famous by Chow Yun-Fat in the original. The film will begin production later this year in France and Germany. Production vp Sara Scott will oversee for Universal. The script for the remake was written by Eran Creevy ( Collide ), based on an original draft by Josh Campbell and Matt Stuecken ( 10 Cloverfield Lane ).

Sports Top Hizb militant killed in Pulwama, civilian dies in clashes
Author: 0 Top Hizb militant killed in Pulwama, civilian dies in clashes

He was also accused of attacks on many political leaders, activists and security forces. Inspector General of Police (Kashmir range) S P Pani said Bhat was involved in several killings especially those of politicians. Aqib Mushtaq Khan had been an active militant since July 2017. Huge deployment of police and other security personnel has been made to maintain law and order in the area and other neighbouring areas in south Kashmir districts.

Sports Wimbledon increases prize pot and begin sustainability project for 2018
Author: 0 Wimbledon increases prize pot and begin sustainability project for 2018

The winners of both the men's and women's singles titles will claim $3.08m, which is a jump from the $3.01m that was on offer in 2017. Under the new rule, if an injured player withdraws on site after midday on the Thursday before the Championships he/she will receive 50% of the first-round prize money.

Sports Roberto Mancini Agrees Deal to Take Italy Job
Author: 0 Roberto Mancini Agrees Deal to Take Italy Job

Now, after former Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti turned them down, the Italian football daily Gazzetta dello Sport report that an agreement has been reached for Mancini to take over the Azzurri on May 13. The Russian club side, would not be happy with the move because Mancini only joined the club in June previous year and they are now currently placed fifth in the Russian league with just two matches to end the current season.

Sports Marcus Smart will start for Celtics in Game 1
Author: 0 Marcus Smart will start for Celtics in Game 1

Boston can live with a big night of Embiid shooting jumpers if it means a win. Terry Rozier and Al Horford scored 26 points each as the Boston Celtics routed the Milwaukee Bucks 112-96 in game seven to book their spot in the second round of the National Basketball Association playoffs.

Sports Brett Brown shows 76ers video of rivalry with Celtics
Author: 0 Brett Brown shows 76ers video of rivalry with Celtics

It sure felt like we were playing a good team today. That was very much the case in his three games against Horford and the Celtics during the regular season; Embiid averaged 17 points against the C's but needed 17 shots to do so. Celtics' Marcus Morris , $4,600: Morris hasn't really had any big games in the playoffs, but he has been pretty consistent at staying around 20 fantasy points.

Sports NBA Playoffs TV Schedule, Game 1 Time, Preview
Author: 0 NBA Playoffs TV Schedule, Game 1 Time, Preview

The Boston needed the full seven games to eliminate the Bucks in the first round elimination of the playoffs, and now an even greater competition lies ahead in the form of the Philadelphia Sixers . "I think our fans are louder than that". I love that type of emotion because it kind of elevates my game, knowing that there are a lot of fans out there talking trash and saying some insane stuff too.

Sports Rozier, Celtics overpower Sixers to claim Game 1 win
Author: 0 Rozier, Celtics overpower Sixers to claim Game 1 win

Rozier didn't have any problem scoring against Ben Simmons and he's now scored 26 points with 6 rebounds and 6 assists in back-to-back playoff games, becoming the first Celtic to do so since Larry Bird. The Sixers will try to even the series on Thursday night back in Boston for Game 2. "These are the type of moments I live for, so I'm excited", Embiid said.

Author: 0 Tom Brady Praises Bill Belichick 'Greatest Coach of All Time'

The four-word response sparked laughter from the audience as Brady used the colloquial term for invoking the right to decline to answer questions that might incriminate him. The quarterback had not taken part in the Patriots' voluntary workouts. He went unsigned by a team a year ago. The Hall of Fame quarterback announced this afternoon that he is "definitely" playing the 2018 season.

Sports Charles Barkley makes bold LeBron James claim ahead of Cleveland vs Toronto
Author: 0 Charles Barkley makes bold LeBron James claim ahead of Cleveland vs Toronto

They have to trust the vets who've been there before. Since being referred to as "the other" by media when questioning the next National Basketball Association champions, the Raptors have felt pressure to prove otherwise. So in the pecking order of whom to call on against the Raptors, they should be at the bottom of the rotation. Lowry averaged 14.5 points against the Cavs (4th among Raptors), almost two points below his 16.2 regular season average.

Sports Shearer: Rangers job is 'a no-brainer' for Gerrard
Author: 0 Shearer: Rangers job is 'a no-brainer' for Gerrard

Murty had taken control after Pedro Caixinha's departure in October, handed a short-term deal until the end of the season. Jimmy Nicholl will be the third man to have taken charge of the Gers this term - the third season in the last four the Gers have had three managers in a single season.

Sports Spurs Rumors: Kawhi Leonard's group may want him in top market
Author: 0 Spurs Rumors: Kawhi Leonard's group may want him in top market

The 26-year-old Leonard has only played nine games this season due to a lingering quad injury. Now the team has a bigger concern as they are anxious Kawhi's group are trying to drive a bigger wedge between the team and Leonard in order to get the former NBA Finals MVP traded to a larger market such as Los Angeles, New York, or Philadelphia, sources told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne and Michael C.

Sports Tonya Harding gets redemption on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Author: 0 Tonya Harding gets redemption on 'Dancing with the Stars'

In short, the dancefloor was owned. The judges agreed, earning 8s (out of 10) from the three judges, the highest score of the night. Tonya Harding and Sasha Farber were told they were "in jeopardy" in the final moments of the Dancing with the Stars: Athletes premiere .

Sports Dana White Speaks Out On Conor McGregor Punishment
Author: 0 Dana White Speaks Out On Conor McGregor Punishment

When talking to a TMZ cameraman this weekend, White said he was waiting for the legal process to play out before deciding on any discipline. "I don't know what's going to happen next but I would like to see it". Five of McGregor's 10 UFC bouts have taken place in the Nevada city. "No [it will not be in Russia]". When pressed on when McGregor will return to the Octagon, White added: "He's got to go through that (court case) first".

Sports Zidane says pursuit of history galvanises Real Madrid against Bayern Munich
Author: 0 Zidane says pursuit of history galvanises Real Madrid against Bayern Munich

Reports claimed the likes of Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale could be sold for reasonable amounts that will facilitate Real's transfer plan next season. "Not to retreat and not to do anything stupid. We will try to score as quickly as possible and win the match". A colleague of mine said for Bayern to beat Real , everything needs to be ideal.

Sports Chelsea Coach Conte ready to put pressure on Spurs
Author: 0 Chelsea Coach Conte ready to put pressure on Spurs

Today has been very positive to put that pressure on Tottenham. Swansea remain firmly in relegation danger and Carlos Carvalhal's side are now only a point above Southampton, with a crunch battle looming against the Saints in the last week of the season.

Sports Celtics' Terry Rozier, Bucks' Eric Bledsoe make amends after Game 7
Author: 0 Celtics' Terry Rozier, Bucks' Eric Bledsoe make amends after Game 7

After the opening game in the series, in which Rozier knocked down a go-ahead 3 over Bledsoe, Rozier called Bledsoe " Drew Bledsoe ", the former New England Patriots quarterback. Rozier noted his offseason preparation and hard work leading to performances like these, all while sporting a Drew Bledsoe jersey. "What, you expect us to be out there shaking hands, giving out hugs the whole time?" "I got love for my man Drew Bledsoe, even though we haven't talked", Rozier said with a smile.

Sports Trae Waynes part of Vikings' future plans
Author: 0 Trae Waynes part of Vikings' future plans

The Minnesota Vikings have exercised their fifth-year option on cornerback Trae Waynes , the team announced on Monday per Eric Smith of their official website . With AP Photos.The Minnesota Vikings have re-signed cornerback Terence Newman . So, we'll have to wait and see how Hughes will fit into the defense but considering the fact that Terrance Newman will eventually retire/die of natural causes on the field, it's great to know that the Vikings have (potentially elite) depth in their ...