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Sports Trio get prison time in college hoops pay-for-play case
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Two other parties, business manager and would-be agent Christian Dawkins and former college player turned coach Merl Code, received six-month sentences. The prosecution's case in the corruption trial centered around the argument that by conspiring to pay basketball recruits (which would render the players ineligible under NCAA rules), the trio of men defrauded universities, whose athletic scholarships were thus awarded under false pretenses.

Sports Porto beat Roma with extra-time VAR penalty
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Five minutes into the second half Soares should have put his side in the lead when he met an inch flawless cross into the box, but his header went narrowly over the crossbar from ten-yards out. Roma had something of a flurry late on and Edin Dzeko saw an effort cleared off the line by a desperately recovering Pepe , with the Bosnian beating Iker Casillas , which came moments after he blazed over when he should have at least made the Spaniard work.

Sports #SoleWatch: LeBron James Makes History in Air Jordan 3-Inspired LeBron 16s
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The Chicago Bulls legend averaged 30.1 points while shooting 49.7 percent from the field for his career as he spent time with Chicago and the Washington Wizards . Yes, the Lakers have been a disappointment this season. "Right now, with our group when the season started our goals were "let's get in these playoffs, let's make some noise"." he said.

Sports Browns release linebacker Jamie Collins
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The Browns could also decide to shift Christian Kirksey or Joe Schobert to Collins' role, depending on how new defensive coordinator Steve Wilks decides to scheme the defense. "These types of decisions are never easy". Dorsey and Collins' agent met in Indianapolis during the National Football League scouting combine to discuss his future over the weekend.

Sports FIFA approves Rice switch from Ireland to England
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London-born Rice represented the Republic at junior level before playing in three friendly internationals for the senior side, having been eligible via his grandparents. He, however, took a self-imposed exile from global duties to weigh his worldwide future before committing to England last month. "I am still only 20 years old and there is a long road ahead of me".

Sports Bucks' Nikola Mirotic recruited Pau Gasol, told him team was 'special'
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According to Shams Charania of Stadium , Gasol gave back $2.5 million in his buyout with the Spurs to join the Bucks, "lowering San Antonio's salary cap hit for this season and 2019-20". His minutes dwindled in San Antonio (career-low 12.2 minutes-per-game this season), and his offensive averages plummeted as well to 4.2 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.9 assists.

Sports Emery takes full Arsenal squad to France to take on Rennes
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Arsenal were in action in the north London derby last weekend and will face Manchester United this coming Sunday. "We have the habit to play a lot of matches. Nacho Monreal could be replaced by Kolasinac at left-back. "I think that's what makes it more hard for the likes of Arsenal and Chelsea". "I spoke to him and he said he asked for one match and in the worst position, I said to him in my opinion it was three".

Sports United pair allegedly in bust-up post Saints win!
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After being 2-0 down in the first leg, an injury-hit Manchester United side bounced back to secure a 3-1 win against PSG to proceed to the quarterfinals of the Champions League . "That's why I don't give some media not even my attention, not even a look". "I know he is going to stay, there is no doubt about that", he Norwegian broadcaster Viasport .

Sports Baltimore Ravens release Eric Weddle, reports say
Author: 0 Baltimore Ravens release Eric Weddle, reports say

The move saves $7.5 million in salary cap space. After briefly mulling retirement following the 2018 season, the 34-year-old plans to continue his playing career. He changed my whole outlook about football & life. Ravens defensive end Chris Wormley also tweeted: "One of the greatest leaders I've even been around! He'll have a yellow jacket".

Sports Severino 'highly unlikely' to be ready for opening day
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The "opener", the phenomenon that swept through major league pitching staffs last season, might finally take hold in the Bronx later this spring. "But like I said , it's better to happen now than in midseason or at the end of the season". Severino underwent an MRI on Tuesday. The season hasn't even started yet, and the Yankees are already losing ground to the Red Sox. The 25-year-old right-hander will receive a cortisone shot.

Sports Spurs hope to play Champions League quarter-final at new ground
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Winks was deemed fit enough to start against Dortmund following recent hip and groin problems, but he was forced off 10 minutes into the second half after suffering a recurrence of the same injury. Stunned holders Real Madrid were sent packing from the Champions League on Tuesday, a 4-1 home hammering by Ajax seeing them lose their last-16 tie 5-3 on aggregate.

Sports Kiwis to play British Lions, Tonga in 2019
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The match against Tonga is one of four the Lions will play in the Southern Hemisphere: they will also play Papua New Guinea's Kumuls, in Papua New Guinea, plus two tests against the New Zealand Kiwis. "We were planning on announcing this a while ago and it's the game of rugby league which is the only thing we are concerned about". The Lions will not meet the Kangaroos in this tour and instead will head to Papua New Guinea to play a one-off test against the home side in Port Moresby on ...

Sports Neymar drops Madrid hint: 'In the future, who knows'
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The forward has been unable to break the stranglehold that Lionel Messi and Ronaldo have had on the award over recent years and a disappointing World Cup left him well short of Luka Modric in 2018. However, nobody knows the future. "He's a good player, [but] you just have to be alert and be ready for anything". As much as he wants to stay in the club, he has to leave.

Sports Kyrie Irving Says He Doesn't Play for Celebrity 100
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving Says He Doesn't Play for Celebrity 100

You want it all right now, and you have a particular level that I've been at for a long time, since I was a kid. Kyrie Irving apparently just wants to play in the National Basketball Association in peace. The Celtics are in one of their worst stretches of the season. As has been the case after each of their recent losses, everyone, from players and coaches to media and fans, has been trying to figure out what exactly is causing the Celtics to fall short of expectations this season.

Sports Famous racetrack shut down after 21st horse death this year
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This is the 21st horse to die at the track in the last 10 weeks. Santa Anita Park has hired experts to evaluate the surface of its race track. Lets Light the Way , a 4-year-old filly, had to be euthanized Monday after a training run gone horribly wrong at Santa Anita.

Sports Raiders 'intrigued' by Steelers WR Antonio Brown
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The Raiders are the team most seem to believe is most interested in Brown, but if they were willing to give up a first-round pick, the deal would probably have been done by now. Other teams have had conversations with the Pittsburgh Steelers , and another could emerge. Undoubtedly one of the biggest players available for acquisition on the trade market during the NFL's 2019 offseason is Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown .

Sports Snoop Dogg Wants the Lakers Shipped Out on a 'Slave Ship'
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The Lakers were also 4.5 games out of the eighth and final playoff spot, behind two teams. Snoop Dogg's attack on the team and Walton comes as pundits insist the Lakers won't make the National Basketball Association play-offs - the team are over four points behind the San Antonio Spurs for the final play-off spot and LeBron and his teammates will need an unlikely winning streak to close out the season as contenders.

Sports Women's race delayed after rider catches up to men
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Swiss cyclist Nicole Hanselmann got off to a hot start on Sunday in the Omloop het Nieuwsblad race - the fourth event of the 2019 UCI World Tour in Belgium. She finished 74th in the race after the frustrating stop-over. The annual race around the Ardennes kicks off the Belgian cycling season and is one of the prominent Flanders Classics.

Sports More fast food at the White House
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They, too, were served junk food, which Trump claimed to have paid for personally. The Bisons on January 5 beat Eastern Washington 38-24, for a record seventh title in eight seasons in the Football Championship Subdivision. The team was scheduled to attend a luncheon with Sen. The team is off to the Capitol next where Senator Hoeven has events planned for them. The president reportedly served the young men a buffet of McDonald's hamburgers - same as he did when he hosted ...

Sports Park wins 6th LPGA title in Singapore with final-round 64
Author: 0 Park wins 6th LPGA title in Singapore with final-round 64

Lee said. "She's fast and just good all around". "I just didn't give myself too many opportunities for birdie, and made a bad mistake on that one drive". At the same moment Lee was dropping a shot Park was gaining one at the brutally hard par-5 16thwhich, unusually for a three shot hole, played as the fifth most hard for the day.

Sports Dhoni makes pitch invader chase him during Nagpur ODI
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By being dismissed for a golden duck for the fifth time in his ODI career, the Indian wicketkeeper-batsman has joined a unique list of Indian batsmen to have recorded 10 or more ducks. After scoring 10 runs in the 2nd ODI versus Australia in Nagpur , Jadeja joined legends Sachin Tendulkar and Kapil Dev in an elite list of Indian all-rounders.

Sports Warriors Considered Favorites To Sign Andrew Bogut
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Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson is expected to be day-to-day after a right knee MRI revealed no structural damage, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic . "Before anyone asks, no National Basketball Association outs, no European outs", Bogut said in April 2018, according to the Associated Press . "It will retire me from the National Basketball Association, I'm happy to say that today".

Sports Lewd conduct accusations land ex-NFL player back in jail
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According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, Winslow is accused of lewd acts directed at a 77-year-old woman at a gym in Carlsbad, California. The incidents were alleged to have occurred between March 2018 and June 2018. He was jailed without bail after the most recent accusation, according to the U-T. Winslow is accused of picking up one of the women as she was hitchhiking and threatening to kill her if she spoke up about the incident.

Sports Lloris the Spurs hero in 'crazy' north London derby
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The Tottenham defender was nearly level with Aubameyang as he struck the ball which meant he was also able to run back and block the Arsenal forward when he tried to turn in Alex Iwobi's cross from Hugo Lloris' parry. The Gunners are just one point behind Manchester United in the league in the chase to finish in the top four, with the two sides set to meet this Sunday.

Sports Neck Strain Forces Tiger Woods to Withdraw from Arnold Palmer Invitational
Author: 0 Neck Strain Forces Tiger Woods to Withdraw from Arnold Palmer Invitational

The 14-time major champion says his previously troublesome lower back is unaffected and he has no long-term concerns. His eight victories at the PGA Tour event is a record, shared with Sam Snead, for most wins at a single event. Woods last played at the WGC-Mexico Championship from February 21-24, tying for 10th place. "2) I'd like to send my regrets to the Palmer family and the Orlando fans".

Sports Napoli vs. Juventus - Football Match Report
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The referee brought out the red card, and Napoli had to sacrifice Arek Milik to secure the services of backup goalkeeper David Ospina . "I think we need at least five victories to claim the Scudetto". The hosts reduced the deficit in the 61st as Callejon got ahead of the Juventus defenders to tap in Insigne's cross. But the most emotional scenes came during Fiorentina's 3-1 defeat at Atalanta , who kept their hopes of Champions League football alive on an emotional day thanks to ...

Sports India vs Australia: Virat Kohli smashes his 40th ODI century
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It was India's 500th win in the ODI format. Kohli looked completely in control against the Australia bowlers and in the process, was able to score his 18th century in ODIs as skipper. Kuldeep Yadav conceded 15 runs in the 43rd over but bowled Carey for 22 two overs later. I think when a top bowler like him, when he comes and tells me that the hard lengths are very difficult to hit on this wicket [you go with that plan].