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Sports Yana Kunitskaya says Cris Cyborg doesn't have strong knockout power
Author: 0 Yana Kunitskaya says Cris Cyborg doesn't have strong knockout power

UFC 222 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the women's featherweight championship bout at UFC 222 on Saturday, March 3 on Pay-Per-View. I'm happy this is happening in big show in the UFC, and it's a good chance for me. "I think it'd be great". It is hard to argue that she is the best female fighter of all time and as she can not cut down to the more populated bantamweight division at 135 lbs - the UFC are trying to build a division around the star.

Sports Red Sox pitch Jersey Street to replace Yawkey
Author: 0 Red Sox pitch Jersey Street to replace Yawkey

The name change proposal comes months after principal owner John Henry said he was "haunted" by the alleged racist legacy of his predecessor. The team has officially filed a petition with the city to change the street name Yawkey Way back to its original name, according to Rob Bradford of WEEI.

Sports Ronda Rousey makes her WWE 'Monday Night RAW' debut
Author: 0 Ronda Rousey makes her WWE 'Monday Night RAW' debut

She also won 12 consecutive MMA fights before losing to Holly Holm in 2015. She was the first-ever UFC women's champion, the first-ever UFC women's bantamweight champion. The former UFC fighter signed her WWE contract at the Elimination Chamber event on Sunday, but not before she lifted her boss, Triple H , into the air and slammed him through a nearby table.

Sports Broncos' Joseph treads carefully on talk of Cousins
Author: 0 Broncos' Joseph treads carefully on talk of Cousins

Otherwise, Elway might be doing more swinging and missing in next year's draft. But Elway said Denver is figuring out the right tag to avoid losing them to outside suitors. "We'd like to [re-sign Davis], but a lot of times the players want to see the market and see where they fall there, too", Elway said. That is what you do this time of year.

Sports Team spirit key in moving forwards, says Mane
Author: 0 Team spirit key in moving forwards, says Mane

The Netherlands global handed in a transfer request in an attempt to force a move away from St Mary's, only to stay on the south coast until Liverpool and Southampton reached an agreement in December. Mary's (a common theme with this Southampton team as they have recorded 12 draws - the most in the Premier League ). Jurgen Klopp hasn't quite reached the messiah levels of Benitez at Liverpool , but he may not be too far off.

Sports Sean Miller, Arizona Reportedly Met to Discuss Coach's Future Amid FBI Probe
Author: 0 Sean Miller, Arizona Reportedly Met to Discuss Coach's Future Amid FBI Probe

Miller has not been with the team since last Saturday, when ESPN reported that federal investigators had recorded the coach in a wiretap talking about a $100,000 payout involving star freshman Deandre Ayton . Trier was deemed ineligible February 22 for a failed January drug test. Arizona appealed the suspension and the NCAA granted them a reprieve to allow him to play again.

Sports F1 teams discuss extending test with snow due
Author: 0 F1 teams discuss extending test with snow due

However, there was a brief flurry of action towards the end of the day as Alonso went out again and managed to finally set a time. With the grandstands empty for most of a day that started with the paddock and circuit under a white blanket, the pit lane was declared open at 1200 local time - a delay of three hours - as snow gave way to rain .

Sports Will Eagles Fans Have To Boo Saquon Barkley Twice A Year?
Author: 0 Will Eagles Fans Have To Boo Saquon Barkley Twice A Year?

Earlier this week, NFL Network's Mike Mayock spoke on a conference call for almost 2 hours about the 2018 Draft. His team, however, has chose to part ways with running back Frank Gore . If you discount the idea of trading down, which I think they have to be aware of, especially given the quarterback rush this year. Barkley had countless perception-changing performances with the Nittany Lions, and what he does Friday at the combine is going to reaffirm all we know about him and probably ...

Sports Gettleman, Giants weigh options with No. 2 pick
Author: 0 Gettleman, Giants weigh options with No. 2 pick

Thirty-seven years later, the Giants are once again slotted to draft second overall. Shurmur said he likes what he sees with Webb. Following the season , Pat Shurmur was installed as the Giants' head coach, and he brought a new coaching staff with him.

Sports Fox to Air Unseen OJ Simpson Interview
Author: 0 Fox to Air Unseen OJ Simpson Interview

In August, Fox executive Dana Walden said the network felt it would be "fraudulent" to viewers to bring the show back so soon after its much-ballyhooed finale, admitting that the network had been knocked "a little bit back on our heels" at the prospect of it returning so soon.

Sports Contract talks with Rodgers 'sooner than later'
Author: 0 Contract talks with Rodgers 'sooner than later'

Rodgers, 34, certainly deserves to be the highest-paid quarterback-and for that matter, player-in National Football League history. He said he would like to get it done this offseason and after the podium he said, "I wouldn't expect it to be real hard".

Sports Brazil national team doctor will assess whether Neymar needs surgery
Author: 0 Brazil national team doctor will assess whether Neymar needs surgery

Neymar went down at the end of PSG's 3-0 Ligue 1 win over Marseille on February 25, with tests later confirming he had sustained a cracked metatarsal bone in addition to a twisted ankle. However, boss Unai Emery did say there was a slight chance he could feature in that clash. " Neymar is not going to be operated on, that's not true", Emery told reporters.

Sports Arsenal 0-3 Manchester City : 5 key Talking points
Author: 0 Arsenal 0-3 Manchester City : 5 key Talking points

It got worse for the hosts when Leroy Sane broke free before finding Aguero, who set up David Silva to finish off the move for a two-goal cushion after 28 minutes. "I don't deny their quality, they are top quality, but we go through a hard patch at the moment. We were clinical. We scored three outstanding goals", he told BBC Sport .

Sports South Africa v Australia, 2018: 1st Test, Day 1 - Statistical Highlights
Author: 0 South Africa v Australia, 2018: 1st Test, Day 1 - Statistical Highlights

In fact, his last five Test digs have been 239, 76, 102*, and 83 against England, and last night's 56 - a model of consistency, and the underlying reason why Steve Smith is ranked the world's premier Test batsman. Usman Khawaja, who fell foul to some top-shelf bowling from Kagiso Rabada on 14 on day one, and Shaun Marsh are potential candidates to open but a reshuffle would be needed if either was promoted.

Sports Warriors have no regrets about not visiting White House
Author: 0 Warriors have no regrets about not visiting White House

James' tweet calling the President a "bum" quickly went viral, and eventually surpassed Mr Trump's most viral tweet with more likes and retweets. Klay Thompson scored 26 points and Stephen Curry had 14 of his 21 in the period, when Golden State ran another opponent off the floor on its way to a 125-111 victory over the New York Knicks on Monday night.

Sports Managers who can replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal
Author: 0 Managers who can replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal

In the context of their league season, this game should have little implication on where they ultimately finish, with a top-four finish now appearing well out of their grasp. "He is out for the two games this weekend - Thursday and Sunday certainly". Giggs, who won 13 Premier League titles with United and made a record 963 appearances for the club, said City were capable of reaching greater heights in the coming seasons.

Sports Jose Mourinho key to Manchester United's Champions League campaign, says Denis Irwin
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho key to Manchester United's Champions League campaign, says Denis Irwin

United scouts have been impressed with what they've seen of the 22-year-old Odriozola this season, and the Mirror claims that a bid will be tabled with the Spanish side at the end of the season. McTominary was born in England but because his father is from Scotland , he can represent either nation. Manchester United have taken up the option to extend the contracts of three players until 2019, the Manchester Evening News have reported.

Sports Cavs' JR Smith suspended one game for 'detrimental conduct'
Author: 0 Cavs' JR Smith suspended one game for 'detrimental conduct'

Just when the Cavaliers thought they were piecing things together, J.R. Smith has come along to throw another wrench in their plans. Coach Tyronn Lue gave no further specifics about the punishment. Smith is scheduled to return to practice Friday and will be available to play Saturday versus the Denver Nuggets. With that said, Smith missing the game tonight will likely open the door for Rodney Hood to step into the Cleveland Cavaliers starting lineup.

Sports Mayock Sees Barkley As Top 5 Pick
Author: 0 Mayock Sees Barkley As Top 5 Pick

He didn't read another evaluation after that. Facyson stayed healthy for his last two seasons and capped off an impressive career. It's possible Lamar Jackson or Mason Rudolph could fall to the Jags in round one, which could make things interesting for Tom Coughlin and Dave Caldwell.

Sports South Korean leader criticises Japan over Second World War `comfort women´
Author: 0 South Korean leader criticises Japan over Second World War `comfort women´

It says it will discuss its nuclear weapons programs only if Washington agrees to discuss broader arms reduction around the Korean Peninsula, which analysts say could include a demand for the withdrawal of USA troops from South Korea. Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday. Yun's resignation raises further questions over the Trump administration's North Korea policy. President Donald Trump on Monday responded to an overture from North Korea for talks with the US, saying that will happen ...

Sports Former referee questions Wembley VAR calls
Author: 0 Former referee questions Wembley VAR calls

The Video Assistant Referee system was again at the centre of controversy when it took several minutes to rule out a first-half Spurs goal and award the home side a penalty. I'm not sure and only the player knows. However, a visibly frustrated Mauricio Pochettino might have felt his side actually scored eight legitimate goals, with confusion reigning as referee Paul Tierney continually held his hand to his ear to consult with the video assistant referee.

Sports Rafael Nadal's blown rankings chance after another inury
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal's blown rankings chance after another inury

This week in Mexico, Nadal has the opportunity to test his troublesome body again. The Spaniards have always performed well in Mexico but Nadal has not won it since 2013, the a year ago the event was played on a clay court. "I took a couple of weeks of rest and worked hard on rehabilitation", he said earlier in the week. Notably, the 16-time Grand Slam champion lost in the pre-quarters at Indian Wells and in the final at Miami previous year, suffering defeats to the Swiss great on both ...

Sports Chelsea to offer Hazard new £300000-per-week deal
Author: 0 Chelsea to offer Hazard new £300000-per-week deal

According to Simon Jones of MailOnline, Chelsea have stepped up their attempts to tie the forward down, with his contract set to expire in 2020. Madrid boss Zinedine has been a huge admirer of Hazard for quite a while and it's no surprise that he has been linked to the Spanish capital.

Sports Kane's qualities of obvious appeal to Real Madrid, says Blancos legend Raul
Author: 0 Kane's qualities of obvious appeal to Real Madrid, says Blancos legend Raul

Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs hails former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo's ability to stay at the top of his game for so long. We didn't play our game or with substance in the second half. "But we do not need to go over that too much". They will look to get back to winning ways when they host Getafe this weekend, followed by a huge Champions League clash with Paris Saint-Germain in the French capital next Tuesday.

Sports FA Cup switch paves the way for English winter break
Author: 0 FA Cup switch paves the way for English winter break

After nearly two years of discussions, the Football Association has finally come up with a feasible system for a winter break to work in English football . "As The Times previously revealed, the break would be staggered, with five Premier League matches taking place on one weekend and five on another".

Author: 0 Bottas the lunchtime leader on Day 2 in Barcelona

The German superstar clocked a lap time of 1 minute, 19.673 seconds as he attacked the track on soft tyres. Lewis Hamilton pulled out of his afternoon test on Tuesday, to help Mercedes save time and optimise its programme. "I've learned about the new auto and general behaviour and how it handles. Of course Fernando (Alonso) is a good driver and maybe they have a better vehicle, but it's too early to say where the McLaren is and how strong they are looking".

Sports Former South Africa, Everton midfielder Pienaar retires from football
Author: 0 Former South Africa, Everton midfielder Pienaar retires from football

Pienaar represented South Africa in the 2002 World Cup in Korea/Japan and the 2010 edition on home soil. Born in Johannesburg, he caught the attention of Ajax Cape Town's academy from a young age and went on to play two seasons at senior level with them before joining their parent club, Ajax Amsterdam.