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Sports Riyad Mahrez: Man City failed transfer still haunts Leicester star
Author: 0 Riyad Mahrez: Man City failed transfer still haunts Leicester star

Mahrez went AWOL after the proposed transfer collapsed - missing ten days of training and two matches - but he is now firmly back in the Leicester fold. The club handled it very well. Like I said, when my teammates and the club was behind me it was very easy to come back. However, it is understood the so-called "announcement", which did not appear on the 27-year-old's Instagram or Twitter pages, did not come from the player and Leicester are working with Facebook to have the post removed.

Sports Derrick Rose Signed to Timberwolves for Rest of Season
Author: 0 Derrick Rose Signed to Timberwolves for Rest of Season

After being acquired by the Utah Jazz in a three-team deal at the trade deadline, Rose was promptly waived. He has been plagued by knee injuries, but did average 18 points per game two seasons ago with the New York Knicks. The Timberwolves are now sixth in the Western Conference and are trying to reach the postseason for the first time since the 2003-04 season. Butler, who a source said is pleased by the signing, is now rehabilitating from his own knee surgery after tearing his right ...

Sports Firmino reveals why Liverpool would welcome English side in CL
Author: 0 Firmino reveals why Liverpool would welcome English side in CL

Pep Guardiola's Manchester City are also through but Tottenham are out after defeat to Italian champions Juventus on Wednesday. Heading into this round of matches Klopp's side were the competition's top scorers with 28 goals and he believes that has already proved they can compete on their return after a three-year absence.

Sports England may boycott Russian Federation 2018 World Cup
Author: 0 England may boycott Russian Federation 2018 World Cup

Prince William will be forced to boycott the World Cup if Russian Federation is behind the poisoning of two people in Salisbury, Boris Johnson threatened in the Commons . "Thinking ahead to the World Cup this summer, it is very hard to imagine how United Kingdom representation at that event could go ahead in the normal way, and we will certainly have to consider that", he said.

Sports Man Utd Star Turns Down Real Madrid Offer Over Mourinho's Influence
Author: 0 Man Utd Star Turns Down Real Madrid Offer Over Mourinho's Influence

Man United have the option to extend De Gea's contract until 2020 and manager Jose Mourinho , who shares an agent with the goalkeeper, recently insisted the club are working hard on tying down his future. It appears the Red Devils are playing a unsafe game, with Real still interested in landing the Spain number one as a replacement for Keylor Navas. "The option, it's obvious that we're not going to let the option disappear", Mourinho said.

Sports Man due in court for alleged theft of actress Frances McDormand's Oscar
Author: 0 Man due in court for alleged theft of actress Frances McDormand's Oscar

The man accused of stealing an Oscar from Best Actress victor Frances McDormand entered a plea of not guilty in court on Wednesday. She said a photographer working for celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck - who was providing the catering - stopped the man and seized the Oscar, before the thief disappeared back into the ball.

Sports Hokies tournament run ends with loss to Notre Dame
Author: 0 Hokies tournament run ends with loss to Notre Dame

Virginia Tech falls to 21-11, but by most observations has already done enough to extend their season into March Madness. "It was tough to go through something like we did, but ... He knew the defense was working. We didn't guard and they scored 45 points in the last 15 minutes. First half: The Hokies performed as expected. And one of their scores was a gift, an offensive rebound that fell into Austin Torres' lap for a routine layup.

Author: 0 PSG want Arsenal manager to replace Unai Emery

Luis Enrique is another individual that has been mentioned in Paris circles, having recently made a trip to Doha, where the PSG owner resides, and with the support of several current PSG players who he has previously worked with like Dani Alves and Neymar .

Sports Champions League: Juventus secures Qualification as Spurs bottles again
Author: 0 Champions League: Juventus secures Qualification as Spurs bottles again

But Italian champions Juventus struck with two goals in three second-half minutes from Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala to deny Spurs a place in the last eight. "That we need to believe - when it's time to dig in, we're able to step up", he said. Today, three chances and they scored twice. Nine minutes in last night and Spurs hadn't conceded twice, which was a vast improvement on the previous match.

Sports Player Was Asked at NFL Combine If He Likes Men
Author: 0 Player Was Asked at NFL Combine If He Likes Men

It was not clear who or which team asked Guice the question. "The Falcons coach, one of the coaches, was like, 'So, do you like men?' It was like the first thing he asked me", Apple said . The former LSU Tigers running back didn't reveal which team asked him this, but sadly, this is hardly shocking with the amount of insane questions that arise from the National Football League combine.

Sports Ottis Gibson: De Kock did not do anything wrong
Author: 0 Ottis Gibson: De Kock did not do anything wrong

De Kock can't be banned but he will also be burdened in the future by demerit points unless his team appeal successfully. Gibson recalled the West Indies greats of the past, who "didn't have to (say anything) because they were aggressive with the ball and their body language, and that's what aggression is".

Sports Nathan Lyon fined following AB de Villiers run out
Author: 0 Nathan Lyon fined following AB de Villiers run out

South Africa eventually lost the first Test by 118 runs on Monday as Australia took a mere 20 minutes and 22 balls to knock over the last wicket to take a vital lead. "The Aussies were pretty fired up at that time pushing for a victory". The remaining home hopes evaporated when du Plessis was clean bowled by Cummins, adding just four runs, and leaving South Africa reeling at 49-4.

Sports Graham Arnold to return as Australia coach after World Cup
Author: 0 Graham Arnold to return as Australia coach after World Cup

The 54-year-old was heavily linked with the Socceroos job before and after Ange Postecoglou's tenure came to a premature end following the country's successful World Cup play-off against Honduras in November. "For such a critical appointment for Australian football, we have a big responsibility is to appointment people to the big positions in the game", he said.

Sports Liverpool want English team in Champions League quarter-finals, says Firmino
Author: 0 Liverpool want English team in Champions League quarter-finals, says Firmino

Iker Casillas kept a clean sheet on what could turn out to be his final Champions League appearance - his 171st in the competition, a figure which no other player has reached. We don't mind. We are not afraid. "There is a good development in Liverpool at the moment, it is a nice moment, but if you don't show up in a competition like the Champions League then no-one realises it", he said.

Author: 0 Woody Durham, longtime voice of the UNC Tar Heels, dies at 76

I also hope to meet many more of the people that enjoyed our radio broadcasts in the 40 years I was privileged to be the "Voice of the Tar Heels". Durham was a North Carolina graduate who served as the voice of Tar Heels football and basketball from 1971 to 2011.

Sports Rockets dialed in again, drop Thunder for 16th straight victory
Author: 0 Rockets dialed in again, drop Thunder for 16th straight victory

The media voted Westbrook MVP even though the Thunder only won 47 games; then Westbrook was a chucking disaster (38% FG shooting; 26% 3FG shooting) in a 1st round playoff loss to the Rockets. Rajon Rondo added 13 points and nine assists, Nikola Mirotic scored 13 and E'Twaun Moore added 10 points and nine rebounds. He briefly left after banging bodies with DeAndre Jordan going for a rebound.

Sports McLaren on reliability woes:
Author: 0 McLaren on reliability woes: "We are on top of this"

Ricciardo had the most laps among all drivers with 165. "I think it will be all three of us against each other". "On the tyres, if you look at the lap time , Red Bull did a test this morning, [they] put on new mediums [and then] new softs".

Author: 0 Manchester City vs Basel 7 March 2018: Champions League Preview and Predictions

Of course we have five away games left having now won eleven of our fourteen. "We have to believe, have the mentality that we can do it, but there is no real tactical plan behind it". With only 14 matches remaining in their season, Basel will need to treat this match with City as an afterthought and go on an incredible run if they want to win their ninth straight league title.

Sports IPC partners with Olympic Channel for PyeongChang coverage
Author: 0 IPC partners with Olympic Channel for PyeongChang coverage

National Party spokesperson for Disability Issues Nicky Wagner is today headed to Pyeongchang to support our Kiwi Paralympians at the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games. The PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games will feature 670 athletes from 25 countries, an increase from 539 competitors in Sochi in 2014. The visit came a day after Seoul announced the results of a South Korean special delegation's two-day trip to Pyongyang.

Sports Arsenal Are Still Top European Club - Former Gunner's Warning For AC Milan
Author: 0 Arsenal Are Still Top European Club - Former Gunner's Warning For AC Milan

Bellerin was rested for the defeat at Brighton last weekend but developed an injury in training earlier this week and scans on Wednesday showed he had inflammation in his left knee. "We have (had) a bad period and did not have the results we wanted". Wenger is under increasing pressure, and has told his players to forget about their recent struggles and focus on the simple things.

Sports Serena Williams Wants to Bring Tennis Tournament to Africa
Author: 0 Serena Williams Wants to Bring Tennis Tournament to Africa

It is important to note that Victoria Azarenka beat Heather Watson in her last tournament and that the win over Watson is still the last time that Azarenka has won a professional tennis match. That, and the chance to stick it to those who've tried to put her and her fellow females down all her life. "It's been really, really hard, but I keep going, and I know that I might not be at my best yet, but I'm getting there and every day is a new day and every day I should be getting better".

Sports Sri Lanka beats India by 5 wickets in the tri-nation opener
Author: 0 Sri Lanka beats India by 5 wickets in the tri-nation opener

Sri Lanka , India and Bangladesh are now playing Nidahas Trophy which is basically a tri nation T20I competition. Sri Lanka will take on India in the first match of the tournament. Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik went big in the final few overs to take the visitors to a promising total. Lanka is on a high after thrashing neighbours Bangladesh in all three formats during their February 2018 tour, that also saw an end to their bad run.

Sports Indian prospect Sharma gets invite to Masters
Author: 0 Indian prospect Sharma gets invite to Masters

People were cheering me on. "I gave my 100 per cent, but sometimes things don't work out for you", said Shubhankar, who was paired with legend Phil Mickelson. O'Donoghue also spends time with Pawan Munjal, CEO of the Hero Motocorp , one of India's most powerful companies and one of golf's biggest sponsors.

Sports Jones would be on shortlist if Cheika quits after 2019
Author: 0 Jones would be on shortlist if Cheika quits after 2019

Eddie Jones has warned his England players "no one is indispensable" as he considers his options ahead of Saturday's game with France . Well hold your horses because this is merely thinking out loud at this point. "And if he's willing and able - things you'd have to work out - he'd be on the list, probably another dozen would be too". As a result, Whitaker admitted that Jones would be put on any list he was expected to draw up.

Sports TL; DR: Bumrah, Bhuvi in top BCCI contract band
Author: 0 TL; DR: Bumrah, Bhuvi in top BCCI contract band

One of the premier pace bowlers of the Indian side, Mohammed Shami , has apparently found no contract to his name in the recently announced list of the BCCI . The central contracts mark a departure from a year ago when Test specialists were mainly kept in the top category. Wednesday's contracts announcement comes a few months after the Committee of Administrators met Kohli, Dhoni and head coach Ravi Shastri , in the presence of BCCI CEO Rahul Johri, to discuss players' salaries and the ...

Sports Greek Freak Leads Rallying Bucks, Pelicans Go Eight Unbeaten
Author: 0 Greek Freak Leads Rallying Bucks, Pelicans Go Eight Unbeaten

IN (36-27) enters the game in fourth place, a half-game ahead of Washington while Milwaukee (34-29) sits in seventh but only two games behind the Pacers . Myles Turner added 12 points and 13 rebounds for IN, which nearly gave away a 17-point lead but never trailed. Smith scored 23 points with eight assists , but he shot just 9 of 22 from the floor.

Author: 0 Champions League Last 16 Second Legs: Betting Odds & Offers

Tottenham Hotspur pulled off a major coup by coming from two goals behind to earn a 2-2 draw in the first leg and they can now be backed at 6/5 to win the return match. "I just want to focus on the season and enjoy it". They are all good teams (left in the draw). We are a good team; we can play the big Spanish teams and feel we can match them'.