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Sports Jets anxious Vikings will sign Kirk Cousins
Author: 0 Jets anxious Vikings will sign Kirk Cousins

Cousins is coming off another solid season in Washington . Since becoming Washington's starting quarterback (QB), Cousins has completed 67.8 percent of his passes for 13,176 yards, 81 touchdowns, and just 36 interceptions, and had another dozen touchdowns on the ground.

Sports Celtics fall short down the stretch in Houston
Author: 0 Celtics fall short down the stretch in Houston

Trevor Ariza tied it with a three-pointer for the Rockets, then stole a bad Kyrie Irving pass on the ensuing inbound play and scored to put Houston up 117-115. Al Horford missed shots on Boston's next two possessions before Chris Paul made two free throws with 15 seconds left to push the lead to four. Kyrie Irving scored 18 points on 35 percent shooting from the field, while knocking down four-of-five free throw attempts to go with six assists.

Sports PSG Confirm Neymar Foot Operation Was Successful
Author: 0 PSG Confirm Neymar Foot Operation Was Successful

Neymar has successfully undergone surgery on his injured right foot, the Brazilian soccer confederation said Saturday. The world's most expensive footballer was using crutches to walk and wearing a big protective boot on his right foot. "He will devote himself to being well as soon as possible", said Lasmar. He underwent surgery in the Mater Dei hospital in the same city. PSG revealed that they will wait until the middle of next month before determining when they can expect to have him back.

Sports International Olympic Committee reinstates Russia's membership
Author: 0 International Olympic Committee reinstates Russia's membership

Track and field athletes were not allowed to compete under the Russian flag after the IAAF imposed a blanket ban. The Russian government has denied any state involvement in doping. "There were provocations, an unstable situation as well as an unfriendly attitude on behalf of some foreign athletes, let alone the foreign media", he said.

Sports JR Smith suspended over throwing bowl of soup
Author: 0 JR Smith suspended over throwing bowl of soup

Smith did not speak to the media on Friday, but he was available to talk on Saturday. Following Thursday's home loss to Philadelphia, Lue said he planned to simplify things for his new players. Later Thursday at the Cavaliers' team shootaround, reporters asked the 33-year-old superstar about the Philly report. Enter Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, who critiqued Smith's tactics.

Sports ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018, Big chance for Afganistan
Author: 0 ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018, Big chance for Afganistan

You win the Super Six stage; you are in the World Cup as well as in the final. For some unusual reasons, we haven't seen our tourism authorities coming on board to grab this initiative and use this tournament to sell the beauty of our country to the world, especially now when we are in a new political dispensation, and President Mnangagwa has been preaching the message that Zimbabwe is open for business.

Sports Brief Power Outage Causes Delay At NHL Stadium Series Game
Author: 0 Brief Power Outage Causes Delay At NHL Stadium Series Game

A brief power outage put a temporary halt to the NHL Stadium Series game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Washington Capitals at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md. And as an outdoor game, there were distractions. Capitals coach Barry Trotz wore a dark Navy cap with a gold "N" on the front as he stood in front of the lit up names of several battles, including Iwo Jima and Okinawa.

Sports Italy in shock as Fiorentina captain Astori dies suddenly aged 31
Author: 0 Italy in shock as Fiorentina captain Astori dies suddenly aged 31

Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has died, aged 31. "For this bad and delicate situation, and above all out of respect for his family, we appeal to the sensitivity of everyone". A club spokesman said he could not give a cause of death ahead of an autopsy but Italian media reported that Astori died of a heart attack during the night.

Sports Katarina Johnson-Thompson wins GOLD for Team GB
Author: 0 Katarina Johnson-Thompson wins GOLD for Team GB

At the World Championships in Beijing in 2015 she ended up 28th in the heptathlon after three fouls on her long jump - her best discipline - and then in London last summer she was fifth. In the aftermath, she was honest in accepting that mental doubts have affected her at big moments in the past, saying: 'I knew it was mental in the fact that sometimes in my training I was a lot better than I was in competition.

Author: 0 Manchester City needs to improve: Pep Guardiola

Wenger's men have, on the whole, been strong at home this campaign with Manchester United the only side to leave with a victory until both Ostersund and City won there in the space of a week. City's 16-point lead at the top of the Premier League is restored. Arsenal , meanwhile, are now 10 points off the top four and a massive 30 points adrift of the champions-elect.

Sports Shubhankar Sharma was introduced to golf in a very unusual way
Author: 0 Shubhankar Sharma was introduced to golf in a very unusual way

He said: "I'm really happy with the way I played today, stuck in there. I'm sure he's a very talented player, but I haven't had the opportunity to watch him play or play alongside him". Sharma took care of that Saturday when he saw Mickelson on the putting green as he was about to tee off. At least there won't be any need for an introduction.

Sports Seattle gives overwhelmingly positive response to National Hockey League season ticket drive
Author: 0 Seattle gives overwhelmingly positive response to National Hockey League season ticket drive

Seattle would be a Pacific Northwest team to make a natural rival with Vancouver, who has never really had one. Season ticket deposits were going for $500 dollars and club seat tickets went for $1000 dollars. "So, I think this is a great day for the league". The group trying to bring NHL hockey to Seattle says it hopes to hear in June whether its application for an expansion team succeeds, and is launching a season-ticket deposit drive Thursday meant to prove fan interest in a hockey ...

Sports Brian Ortega Knocks out Frankie Edgar at UFC 222
Author: 0 Brian Ortega Knocks out Frankie Edgar at UFC 222

Frankie is a legend. Brian Ortega is a rising star who hit the UFC running in 2014, suffering a debut loss which was later overturned to a no contest when Mike De La Torre failed his drug test. That win made him a top contender and got him a lucrative new contract with the UFC , yet he still drives his 1998 Chevy Blazer to Harbor City to train in the one-car garage of his longtime striking coach, James Luhrsen.

Sports Oklahoma State routs No. 6 Kansas to finish season series sweep
Author: 0 Oklahoma State routs No. 6 Kansas to finish season series sweep

No. 3-ranked Baylor and No. 7 Texas are locks to get in. A monster slam to cap off his career in Stillwater and a game that left him feeling all the feels. Last March she was the driving force that held WVU to the conference tournament and won MVP honors. No. 8 Oklahoma State vs. OSU will be the No. 8 seed with a victory over the Jayhawks, while it will be ninth if it loses.

Sports Tigers take down Arkansas for 20th win
Author: 0 Tigers take down Arkansas for 20th win

The Tigers finished 27 of 33 from the free-throw line. Mizzou owned the glass in the half, holding a 23-15 rebounding edge, including eight offensive rebounds. "To come out this season and get our 20th win means a lot, but obviously we're not done". Arkansas was just 12 of 15. IT WAS OVER WHEN: Porter found Barnett for a three-pointer from the left wing to give Missouri an 11-point lead with 1:10 left.

Sports Deontay Wilder: I See a Third Round Knockout of Luis Ortiz
Author: 0 Deontay Wilder: I See a Third Round Knockout of Luis Ortiz

Ortiz himself began starting to push Wilder backwards as he himself started to land shots of substance onto the champion. "He put up a great fight, he was a great contender and my hats go out to him". Round nine saw Wilder regain his composure who began starting to re-discover the range for the right hand, clipping Ortiz at the end of the round seeing Ortiz stumble but Wilder had no time to continue the attack as the round came to an end.

Sports Liverpool up to second; Son rises as Spurs cruise
Author: 0 Liverpool up to second; Son rises as Spurs cruise

Salah wanted a penalty for handball early in the second half when Lascelles blocked his shot in the box, but referee Graham Scott waved his appeals away. Defeat pushed Huddersfield right back into the relegation mix, only three points above the bottom three, after winning their two previous games. "We knew when we signed him he's a very offensive midfielder, a striker rather than a holding six, so they all have to be flexible", Klopp told BT Sport .

Sports MENCS: Ryan Blaney Scores Pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Featured
Author: 0 MENCS: Ryan Blaney Scores Pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Featured

Rounding out the top five were Paul Menard in the Wood Brothers Ford, Joe Gibbs Toyota driver and Las Vegas native Kyle Busch and Hendrick Motorsports rookie William Byron . "The auto is really good", Larson said. For the guys to overcome that and get faster each round, it was a really good effort. Sunday's Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube will air live beginning at 1 p.m.

Sports Blow for PSG as Neymar opts for surgery on metatarsal
Author: 0 Blow for PSG as Neymar opts for surgery on metatarsal

The doctor told reporters in Rio: "It's not a simple fracture, but a fracture in an important bone in the middle of the foot". Brazil's national team, ranked in one group with Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia in his first match at the world Cup will hold on June 17.

Sports Seahawks Listening To Trades 'About Everything,' Including Richard Sherman?
Author: 0 Seahawks Listening To Trades 'About Everything,' Including Richard Sherman?

But who would replace him? Still, Thomas remains maybe the best free safety in the National Football League - he's made the Pro Bowl six times in eight years. "So we have great admiration for how they played defense". He also underwent a minor cleanup procedure on his right Achilles. Off the podium at the Indiana Convention Center Thursday, I asked Carroll if Sherman will be ready for the start of training camp in late July.

Author: 0 Barcelona still facing challenge for title from Atletico

Barcelona also complained about a non-call of handball by Las Palmas goalkeeper Leandro Chichizola outside the area just before halftime. Atletico eliminated Barcelona from the Champions League quarterfinals in 2015-16 and 2013-14, and its 1-1 draw at Barcelona in a winner-take-all clash in the season's final round earned it the 2014 Spanish league title.

Sports Lucas Moura could make his first Premier League start for Tottenham
Author: 0 Lucas Moura could make his first Premier League start for Tottenham

West Ham played their first three Premier League matches this season away from home - losing all three - due to the World Athletics Championships being held at the London Stadium. I don't believe he can be ready for Juventus. "It's not easy to play Huddersfield because you can't play the tempo you want". After a barren seven months at Paris Saint-Germain, Brazilian worldwide Lucas Moura has stated he delight at joining Premier League giants, Tottenham Hotspur .

Sports Michigan DT Hurst diagnosed with heart condition at NFL Combine
Author: 0 Michigan DT Hurst diagnosed with heart condition at NFL Combine

He measured 6-foot-1 and 292 pounds at the combine and was expected to set himself apart as one of the quicker, more agile players at his position. A medical complication cut Maurice Hurst's NFL Scouting Combine experience short. In 2013, an echocardiogram test detected a heart condition in Utah defensive tackle Star Lotulelei. However, he was cleared prior to the draft and was selected 14th overall by the Carolina Panthers .

Sports Wenger accused of outstaying Arsenal welcome by the man who appointed him
Author: 0 Wenger accused of outstaying Arsenal welcome by the man who appointed him

Wenger lost the Carabao Cup final to City on February 25 and then lost the Premier League rematch at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday, renewing calls for a change. "The reason he stays at Arsenal is he can do what he wants, he's not under pressure and he gets paid almost £10million a year - that's why he stays at Arsenal , not because he's loyal to the club".

Sports Winx wins again in 16th Group One success
Author: 0 Winx wins again in 16th Group One success

After coming out of the gates a little slowly but cleanly, Winx did what Winx does best, moving to the outside of the field at the 600m getting ready to launch her run down the straight. But he admitted his nerves were on edge. "We have to think about the negatives of travelling, which is a big concern", Waller said. "I can do my job and the staff do theirs but you just want to see it".

Sports Sam Darnold defends his decision to pass on passing at NFL Combine
Author: 0 Sam Darnold defends his decision to pass on passing at NFL Combine

We've gotten some interesting times. Not every other quarterback has that exact same belief, or, at least, is not willing to share it publicly. Sam Darnold had the best seat in the house. He did not match that output in 2017 and his 20 turnovers (13 interceptions, seven lost fumbles) illustrate some mechanical issues. Whether the decision not to throw here was the right decision or not, I believe it was the right decision.

Sports Nadal pulls out of Indian Wells, Miami with injury
Author: 0 Nadal pulls out of Indian Wells, Miami with injury

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from Indian Wells and the Miami Open after suffering a recurrence of a hip injury that has plagued his start to 2018. The announcement comes days after Nadal withdrew from this week's Mexico Open. Nadal's withdrawal from Indian Wells and the Miami Open comes a day after Stan Wawrinka pulled out of both tournaments. The tournament is scheduled to begin Monday and continue through March 18 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

Sports I can knock Joshua out in Cardiff - Parker
Author: 0 I can knock Joshua out in Cardiff - Parker

I was on FaceTime with him and he got on the scales - he was 17st 7lbs on Sunday night". But I see it differently. Hearn also provided an update on who Joshua's next opponent could be assuming Parker is defeated, with a fight in the US against Jarrell Miller or a WBA mandatory, most likely against Alexander Povetkin, the most likely match-ups.