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Sports England routs France 44-8 in 6 Nations
Author: 0 England routs France 44-8 in 6 Nations

Jonny May stole the thunder from the former rugby league star's return to the starting line-up of a Six Nations fixture for the first time in six years. It's a tactic paying dividends, handing England not just the lead but also momentum and confidence, while dealing a psychological blow to their opponents - particularly in the case of this frail French side.

Sports Steelers’ Antonio Brown tweets it’s ‘time to move on’
Author: 0 Steelers’ Antonio Brown tweets it’s ‘time to move on’

Brown has three years remaining on his current deal, with base salaries of $12.6 million, $11.3 million and $12.5 million remaining. Agent Drew Rosenhaus told ESPN on January 25 he has spoken to the Steelers to express Brown's "position" but wouldn't divulge details.

Sports Berdych saves 2 match points on way to Montpellier semis
Author: 0 Berdych saves 2 match points on way to Montpellier semis

It was Tsonga's first ATP Tour title in more than 15 months - last season he lost the Montpellier semi-final then missed seven months through injury. Russia's Daniil Medvedev reached the final of the Sofia Open in Bulgaria with a 6-2 6-4 win over Gael Monfils . Pella's victory guaranteed an all-Argentina final, as countrymen Juan Ignacio Londero and Federico Delbonis faced off in the other semifinal.

Sports Rockets Blow Big Lead In Loss To Thunder
Author: 0 Rockets Blow Big Lead In Loss To Thunder

Back in December, the Thunder completed the largest comeback in team history by erasing a 23-point lead against the Brooklyn Nets behind 47 points from Paul George . John Collins had 21 points and Trae Young added 20 for the Hawks. Ricky Rubio showcased his vision with this feed to Rudy Gobert in Utah's 125-105 triumph over San Antonio.

Sports Renault reveal new R.S.19 2019 F1 auto and livery
Author: 0 Renault reveal new R.S.19 2019 F1 auto and livery

The driver lineup for 2019 shows the ambition of Renault and the team's desire to bridge the gap to the top three teams on the grid. Stoll's comments were echoed by managing director Cyril Abiteboul, who says Renault is now in a position to deliver performance for drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Daniel Ricciardo after a number of rebuilding years.

Sports Maurizio Sarri Reportedly Has One Month To Save Job
Author: 0 Maurizio Sarri Reportedly Has One Month To Save Job

That they had also beaten Arsenal in the first month of the season only added to the promise that Sarri would turn things around after a miserable second season under Antonio Conte. "I'm just happy to be working with Maurizio again at a big club like Chelsea which has so much history and wonderful team-mates", Higuain told Chelsea's official magazine .

Sports Raptors' Fred VanVleet to miss at least 3 weeks with thumb injury
Author: 0 Raptors' Fred VanVleet to miss at least 3 weeks with thumb injury

Lin gives the Raptors obvious depth at both guard spots, and will likely - once he clears waivers and joins Toronto - spend time backing up point guard Kyle Lowry and shooting guard Danny Green . He's an elite competitor. "Very smart. And versatile". Toronto will become Lin's eighth National Basketball Association franchise, after stints with Golden State, New York, Houston, the Los Angeles Lakers, Charlotte, Brooklyn and this season Atlanta.

Sports England Captain Tells West Indies Bowler: 'There's Nothing Wrong With Being Gay'
Author: 0 England Captain Tells West Indies Bowler: 'There's Nothing Wrong With Being Gay'

He was named man-of-the-match on his home ground in Barbados after making an unbeaten 202 and taking two wickets in their 381-run win in the first test. The ICC's code of conduct prohibits the use of "language of a personal, insulting, obscene and/or offensive nature". At the end of day three, England were 325-4 in the second innings, with a commanding lead of 448 runs with Root and Ben Stokes at the crease.

Sports Legendary England World Cup-Winning Goalkeeper Gordon Banks Passes
Author: 0 Legendary England World Cup-Winning Goalkeeper Gordon Banks Passes

Gordon Banks, the goalkeeper in England's 1966 World Cup-winning team, has died aged 81. His save against Pele in the 1970 World Cup has gone down as his most famous moment, being named the best save of all time. @England legend, your legacy will live on. The goalkeeper's spectacular stop in a group-stage clash with Brazil during England's defence of the trophy in Mexico is widely regarded as one of the greatest saves of all time.

Sports Mississippi pulls away late, beats Tennessee 91-63
Author: 0 Mississippi pulls away late, beats Tennessee 91-63

State hasn't been victorious over Kentucky since February of 2009. Their run is now the fourth-longest streak in the nation. Tuesday's home game against Alabama is a big one. "We're going to have to be spot-on with everything we do". Tennessee suffered its first-ever loss to the Bulldogs on January 28, 2016, when #13/13 MSU came from 12-down in the fourth quarter to force OT and defeat the #19/23 Lady Vols in Starkville, 65-63.

Sports Leeds' Clarke to continue recovery at home after falling ill at Middlesbrough
Author: 0 Leeds' Clarke to continue recovery at home after falling ill at Middlesbrough

Referee Darren England was forced to suspend the game temporarily as Clarke received treatment on the Leeds bench before being taken to the dressing room for further inspection. "We don't know the reasons yet". The rumours have it that if Leeds can secure promotion to the Premier League next season then they might make a move for James Milner and Liverpool are willing to offload the midfielder in return for Clarke.

Sports Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda Debuts 2019 Formula 1 Car: STR14
Author: 0 Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda Debuts 2019 Formula 1 Car: STR14

What's changing on new cars? The rear of the vehicle also looks more tightly packaged as the team enters its second season with Honda power and bears a resemblance to last year's Red Bull. I think we're looking good and I feel that everyone is motivated and focused. Tost said the new arrangement - which Toro Rosso last used in 2008, when it effectively had an entire vehicle from Red Bull before that practice was banned - would "leave more time for our technical working groups to focus more ...

Sports Raps to sign veteran PG Lin
Author: 0 Raps to sign veteran PG Lin

Earlier in the day, his agents told ESPN they were finalizing a buyout with Atlanta that would allow Lin to sign with the Raptors later this week. Lin, 30, will need to clear waivers first, something that should be a foregone conclusion given he's set to make $12.5 million this season. The Raptors host the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night.

Sports The Great Debate: Who is going to win the Premier League?
Author: 0 The Great Debate: Who is going to win the Premier League?

Our writers have their say. "But that result for City [against Chelsea] has confirmed after their hiccup, they're saying: "We're bang at it, this is how we're going to finish the season". That's compared to the Premier league leaders' average of 2.4 points per game, showing how much more competitive the Championship is, compared to the top-flight.

Sports Osaka in shock split with tennis coach
Author: 0 Osaka in shock split with tennis coach

World number one Naomi Osaka has split with her coach Sascha Bajin 16 days after winning the Australian Open . Osaka's agent confirmed to The Associated Press that Osaka would no longer be working with Bajin, the 2018 WTA Coach of the Year, but said there would be no further comment.

Sports Knicks Remove Kevin Durant Photo From Season-Ticket Advertising
Author: 0 Knicks Remove Kevin Durant Photo From Season-Ticket Advertising

That was most likely done on goal. Still, they made a curious photo choice when asking season-ticket holders to renew before a February 28 deadline. The players were Dwight Howard and Chris Paul. As the Daily News pointed out, the National Basketball Association fined the Atlanta Hawks in 2013 after a letter that mentioned a pair of impending free agents, Dwight Howard and Chris Paul, was sent to prospective ticket buyers .

Sports Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani out of Manchester United match
Author: 0 Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani out of Manchester United match

The gloom that shrouded the club during the latter stages of the Portuguese's reign has been replaced by optimism and excitement, but the visit of Paris represents the toughest test yet for the Red Devils' interim boss. "It's going to be a tough challenge because you can see that the squad is full of energy and confidence". Things have completely changed [since the draw].

Sports Ormsby, Kaufman take charge at first Vic Open
Author: 0 Ormsby, Kaufman take charge at first Vic Open

It's not something I expected". David Law celebrates after holing an eagle putt at the last hole. Overnight leader Ormsby still looked the likely victor until he made a mess of the par-3 17th hole, missing the green to the left and taking two chips before walking away with a double-bogey.

Sports Thunder Release Alex Abrines Due To Personal Reasons
Author: 0 Thunder Release Alex Abrines Due To Personal Reasons

Abrines has appeared in only two games since December 23, sitting out because of personal reasons. "He's still battling through some things and wasn't able to be here tonight". With the move, the Thunder's roster is down to 12 guaranteed contracts and two two-way contracts ( Donte Grantham , Deonte Burton ). Players are eligible for the playoffs as long as they are waived by March 1.

Sports Paul Scholes becomes new manager of League 2 side Oldham United
Author: 0 Paul Scholes becomes new manager of League 2 side Oldham United

Pete Wild had been installed as manager on an interim basis following the sacking on Frankie Bunn on December 27, and masterminded a 2-1 victory away at Premier League Fulham in the FA Cup third round. The law guiding the league says anyone with conflict of interest will not be allowed to take any role, and since the former midfielder keeps ten percent of shares at Salford, it became hard.

Sports Holmes handed Six Nations start in Rome
Author: 0 Holmes handed Six Nations start in Rome

Scotland's livewire fullback Stuart Hogg and Ireland's flyhalf and world player of the year Jonathan Sexton each limped off in a close first half that ended with Ireland leading 12-10 after tries from Conor Murray and Jacob Stockdale. We wanted to give everyone in the 31 an opportunity to be involved in the first two games. We didn't play as well as we would have liked and part of that was probably due to us not having the continuity that we would have had if we hadn't made so many ...

Sports Casey leads Mickelson by three at Pebble Beach
Author: 0 Casey leads Mickelson by three at Pebble Beach

Mickelson was part of the celebrity rotation at Pebble and put on a show on the back nine, stuffing a wedge to 3 feet on No. 13, and following with a 4-iron to 4 feet on the par-5 14th hole for eagle. Like a scramble out of the pocket to turn a broken play into a touchdown, Romo lined up his next shot and pulled off what one golf media outlet has already dubbed the shot of the year .

Sports Ramsey signs pre-contract agreement with Juve
Author: 0 Ramsey signs pre-contract agreement with Juve

As his contract will have ended, Arsenal will not be entitled to a transfer fee. Ramsey will become the third Welshman to play for Juve, following in the footsteps of Ian Rush - who spent just one season in Italy - and John Charles, who spent five years with the club in the 1950s and 60s.

Sports Christian Hackenberg Fails Spectacularly In Pro Football Debut In The AAF
Author: 0 Christian Hackenberg Fails Spectacularly In Pro Football Debut In The AAF

The Alliance of American Football ( AAF ) pulled impressive TV ratings during its debut weekend - better than the National Basketball Association, in fact. The first game of the day between the Memphis Express and the Birmingham Iron will kick off at 4 p.m. EST on CBS Sports Network. Hackenberg and the Express will get a shot at redemption next Saturday against the Arizona Hotshots.

Sports Kyler Murray announces major decision about future in the NFL
Author: 0 Kyler Murray announces major decision about future in the NFL

Oakland drafted Murray with the ninth overall pick last June. Kyler Murray will follow his heart, choosing to play pro football rather than baseball. 9 overall pick by the Athletics in the 2018 MLB draft, announced today that he will pursue a career in football rather than baseball (Twitter link). "I eagerly await the opportunity to continue to prove the National Football League decision makers that I am the franchise QB in this draft", Murray wrote.

Sports How to watch Monday coverage of AT&T Pebble Beach Pro
Author: 0 How to watch Monday coverage of AT&T Pebble Beach Pro

Casey simply couldn't see, and we realized it was not possible to finish all 18 holes - "We can't finish two holes in six minutes", he said to the official - he opted to mark his ball on the 16th green. Patrick Reed's brother laid on his back and tried to make a snow angel. Mickelson began by calmly knocking his tee shot on the par-three 17th to inside 10 feet and Casey followed suit, but when the 41-year-old failed to sink an eight-footer for birdie his hopes of snatching the win were ...

Sports Huddersfield Town vs. Arsenal - Football Match Report
Author: 0 Huddersfield Town vs. Arsenal - Football Match Report

Alexandre Lacazette admitted Arsenal should have scored more than two goals in their win over Huddersfield. If the Gunners are to finish in the top four and also push for the UEFA Europa League crown, Mkhitaryan will have a big role to play.

Sports LaLiga Report: Athletic Bilbao v FC Barcelona 10 February 2019
Author: 0 LaLiga Report: Athletic Bilbao v FC Barcelona 10 February 2019

Ter Stegen made two brilliant saves - one from Susaeta and another from Inaki Williams - to help Barça leave San Mames wit ha goalless draw. And Barcelona handler Ernesto Valverde has now provided an answer dismissing the suggestions that Lionel Messi was not fit enough to play on Sunday, February 10.