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Sports Ronaldo Fined $22,000 By UEFA For Celebration Gesture
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Portugal's EURO 2020 qualifying campaign got off to a disappointing start after playing to a goalless draw with Ukraine . Ronaldo was included in coach Fernando Santos' team Friday for upcoming matches against Ukraine and Serbia , its first qualifiers for the European Championship.

Sports Tom Izzo explains geting after Aaron Henry during MSU's win
Author: 0 Tom Izzo explains geting after Aaron Henry during MSU's win

More will probably filter in either verbally or on social media over the next few days as the negative comments about their former head coach pile up. "Shout-out to Coach Izzo, keep doing your thing". On Friday morning, Charles Barkley had a message for the "jackasses on other networks". "What is wrong with challenging a kid that made some mistakes?" When asked about it afterwards, Izzo tried to relate to the reporters at his press conference.

Sports Messi to start Venezuela friendly on Argentina return
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Argentina goalkeeper Juan Musso said it is an "honour" to have Lionel Messi return to the worldwide stage. Speaking after the squad announcement, Scaloni implied that Messi's return will be carefully managed and he will have the final say over when the Barca legend plays.

Sports Cal Basketball: Pac-12 Picks -- Pacific Northwest Rivals Meet for Tourney Crown
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After four days of dominating defense, the Ducks are going dancing again. OR earned a spot in the 68-team field by winning the Pac-12 tournament on Saturday night. The victor of this game will face the victor of the 4-13 matchup between Kansas State and UC-Irvine. It'll be hard to win this matchup without Bol Bol , but OR has confidence from its conference tournament run, and Altman is one of the best coaches in the game.

Sports Worldwide players bid farewell to Pakistan after successful PSL 4
Author: 0 Worldwide players bid farewell to Pakistan after successful PSL 4

The closing ceremony had light music with famous singer Abrar-ul-Haq, Junoon, Fawad Khan featuring Young Desi, Aima Baig and Shuja Haider and Sahir Ali Bagga performing. International Cricket Council CEO Dave Richardson on Monday said he doesn't forsee any threat to the high-profile India-Pakistan World Cup match, insisting that the two teams are bound by an ICC agreement to show up.

Sports Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir to bat for BJP
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He joined the party in the presence of Union Ministers Arun Jaitley and Ravi Shankar Prasad . BJP had decimated AAP and Congress in the last elections in 2014, by sweeping all 7 seats of Delhi. Gambhir, who averaged 41.95 in Tests and 39.68 in ODIs, finished with over 10,000 runs in global cricket in all three formats. He captained the Kolkata Knight Riders to two IPL championships - 2012 and 2014.

Sports Liverpool in for Hudson-Odoi as Mane rumours continue
Author: 0 Liverpool in for Hudson-Odoi as Mane rumours continue

Hudson-Odoi, who has been called up to the England squad by Gareth Southgate to take on Czech Republic and Montenegro over the coming days, has a contract at Chelsea until the summer of 2020. "He's my friend so you want to get there as well". "I think that was big for us, to prove to everyone that it wasn't just a one-off, that this team were really building for something special in the future".

Sports England: Marcus Rashford withdraws from squad with ankle injury
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Despite the problem, Rashford has continued to play for United, but appears doubtful to feature on Friday at Wembley as England begin their Group A campaign. " However, I am just as proud of my family's Irish heritage and my affinity and connection with the country ". "I am from England ", he told reporters after joining up with his new teammates at St George's Park.

Sports Kevin Durant’s ‘Adopted Brother’ Has Reportedly Been Killed
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Police believe there was a single gunman who took off on foot before authorities arrived. Security cameras at the scene were also reportedly not functioning. I wouldn't be here without you guys. Dixon played college basketball at Western Kentucky University after transferring in from a junior college, per the Courier Journal .

Sports March Madness: Anyone Not Named Duke Worth Betting On?
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The Volunteers have a clear shot to the Sweet 16 with wins over Colgate and the Cincinnati-Iowa victor. You can never tell what is going to happen. According to Bracketologist Jack Jones, one seeds have 41.2% odds to make the Final Four, 24.3% odds to play in the championship game and 15.4% odds to win the national championship.

Sports Syracuse's Howard suspended indefinitely due to athletic policy violation
Author: 0 Syracuse's Howard suspended indefinitely due to athletic policy violation

However, the Bears need to look out for senior guard Frank Howard, who has averaged 23 points over his last two games and is coming of a career-best 28 points against Duke . Jalen's had good practices. We played really well in both games in the tournament. I thought the players made a great adjustment. The suspension for Howard comes just as Syracuse expected to get back to full strength.

Sports Deontay Wilder To Defend Title On May 18 In Brooklyn
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If they're with me to the end well that's fine by me.' Showtime boss Stephen Espinoza explained: 'This is not a pay-per view fight because it is critical for Deontay that all boxing fans see him fight. "This is a personal fight for me". Wilder is a free agent in terms of a TV contract but the report suggests that he has chose to remain that way and turn down a move which would have secured him a fight with AJ.

Sports Ichiro's legendary, unforgettable career ends on weak groundout in Tokyo
Author: 0 Ichiro's legendary, unforgettable career ends on weak groundout in Tokyo

Before the bottom half of the inning, Seattle manager Scott Servais made the switch as Ichiro jogged off the field for the last time in a Mariners uniform. "I asked him 'what are you going to do when you retire?'" McLaren told Kyodo News by phone. On Wednesday, Ichiro started his 28th professional season and 19th in the majors, where he spent most of his career in Seattle and had stints with the New York Yankees and Miami Marlins.

Sports Cobb signs 1-year, reported $5M deal with Cowboys
Author: 0 Cobb signs 1-year, reported $5M deal with Cowboys

He should fit in as Dallas' slot receiver, replacing Cole Beasley . Another area Cobb could help the Cowboys is when the play breaks down. Signing Cobb would keep the Cowboys from "needing" to take a wide receiver early in the draft, and would allow them to easily shed Allen Hurns if a receiving weapon did fall to them at 58th overall.

Sports Philadelphia 76ers: 3 takeaways from important win over Boston Celtics
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Smart was playing defense on an inbounds play early in the third quarter when he went by the top of the key. Smart obviously didn't appreciate that, and immediately shoved Embiid in the back once he got to his feet. That began an 8-0 Philadelphia run that got the Sixers back into a game they had trailed by double digits for most of the first half. "I've been hearing that these guys can guard me better than anyone else, so I had to come out and show that I'm the most unstoppable player in the ...

Sports Giggs hits back after Zlatan criticism of Man Utd ‘Class of 92’
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I want to coach a team starting in June, in time for pre-season."Mourinho (56) has been a reported target of former clubs Benfica, Real Madrid and Inter Milan in recent months". United won the Champions League, Premier League and FA Cup that year but City remain on course for an unprecedented Quadruple, having already won the Carabao Cup and being in the hunt for Champions League, Premier League and FA Cup.

Sports Patriots showing interest in WR Jordy Nelson
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So it should come as no surprise that they are among the teams interested in free agent pass-catcher Jordy Nelson . General manager John Schneider was still with Green Bay when Nelson was drafted and "loves" the wide receiver, per Schefter's tweet.

Sports 'He deserves it' - Pogba wants Solskjaer to get Manchester United job permanently
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But with the team's fortunes transformed since caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer replaced the sacked Jose Mourinho in December, Sanchez is looking towards a better future. Pogba said: "Obviously the results have been very good and some of us have a coach that we know already from before". "He has given us the freedom to play and enjoy our football again".

Sports 'Was that enough?' Ohio State waits to hear its NCAA Tournament fate
Author: 0 'Was that enough?' Ohio State waits to hear its NCAA Tournament fate

This marked the third time in the past three weeks that the two teams had squared off, with Michigan State winning both the previous meetings - 77-70 on February 24 in Ann Arbor and 75-63 on March 9 in East Lansing. Poole then appeared to get bumped by Winston - Michigan State had a foul to give - as he launched a long 3 off the dribble, but there was no call. Michigan State star forward Nick Ward has returned to the rotation after missing five games because of a broken left hand.

Sports Thiem rallies to deny Federer sixth ATP Indian Wells Masters title
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Federer also noted the shrinking margin of difference among top players, which is glaringly obvious: Thiem, seeded No. 7, was the 19th victor in the 19 Assn. "Mentally, it was a really good week because I stayed focused in on all the matches". But he grew to like the slow courts here and his three-set semifinal victory over Milos Raonic - in which he won a set from the Canadian for the first time in three matchups and didn't lose serve - prepared him well to take on Federer.

Sports Bayern Munich To Make Real Madrid Star Their Highest-Paid Player?
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Pogba, who was interviewed on British television earlier in the day, was asked again about his hard relationship with Mourinho, and again attempted a sidestep. If we had been winning and the results had been more positive, the manager would have stayed", Pogba said with a smile. The Portuguese boss often dropped the France star from his starting lineup, and stripped him of his vice-captaincy in a public display of defiance.

Sports Admitting guilt is 'non-starter' for Kraft in solicitation case
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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will reportedly reject the plea deal offered by prosecutors in his prostitution case, CNN reported Wednesday. According to Mike Edmonson , spokesman for the Palm Beach State Attorney's Office, the charges against Kraft "generally" carry no more than 60 days of jail time.

Sports Lewis Hamilton seeks answers from Mercedes over performance issues
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton seeks answers from Mercedes over performance issues

Scoring points was the main priority today". The team have not worked out at exactly what point of the race the floor's edge flap in front of the left rear wheel was lost, though Hamilton is convinced his pace dropped off on lap four. But 10 laps to go there was no reason to take risks. In recent Formula 1 seasons, Scuderia Ferrari have made several questionable decisions as far as race strategy is concerned, and quite a few of these decisions have been made with the intent of helping ...

Sports Virgil van Dijk says his mistake at Fulham was on objective
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James Milner was on hand to bail Liverpool out on Sunday evening, scoring a late penalty to secure a 2-1 win over Fulham , sending the Reds back to the top of the Premier League in the process. 'Mo scored a lot of goals and then he got the penalties as well, but when Millie is on the pitch I think it makes sense - wonderful, ' Klopp told the post-match press conference.

Sports Mikey Garcia: Spence is The Truth, I Couldn't Get Rhythm Going
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When it comes to timing, speed, reflexes and defense, you name it, I'm better". The fact that both Garcia (39-0, 30 KOs) and Spence (24-0, 21 KOs) possess both fight-altering and fight ending power, respectively, only sweetens the pot. "This is a dream come true fighting in my hometown at AT&T Stadium". Jones and Prescott even stepped into the ring with Floyd Mayweather before the main event.

Sports Banned duo Steve Smith and David Warner get 'awesome' welcome
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It's been great. It's good to see the spirit they're in after a great series win in India and I am obviously looking forward to watching them play against Pakistan here and hopefully they win that series as well". The suspended pair will not play in any of those matches, but will head to their IPL franchises next week and are expected to be selected for the upcoming World Cup .

Sports Golden State Warriors clinch playoff spot after win over Thunder
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Another aspect of the Warriors' win over OKC is more subtle in the Western Conference playoff picture, but not less important: Golden State would love to push OKC into the No. 'Guys are playing better, ' Aldridge said of the turnaround. "Get out of here with that, we just missed some shots, that's all it is". "We're forcing teams into what they don't want".

Sports Juve lose without Ronaldo as Inter win fiery derby
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Cristiano Ronaldo was rested after his hat-trick had fired Juventus into the European semi-finals with a comeback victory over Atletico Madrid . However, Stefano Sturaro , on loan from Juventus , broke the deadlock for the Genoa in the 72nd minute shortly after coming on for Darko Lazovic, with a curling strike from just outside the box.

Sports McQuaid, Winston lead Spartans over MI
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MI was led by Ignas Brazdeikis with 19 points. Jon Teske had 10 points and 10 rebounds. The two teams will face off in Des Moines, Iowa on Thursday night, and like past year, it will be a late affair. MI won as a three-seed, but did so in an unimpressive fashion. "We've got to embrace this opportunity, because we might not get it again". The Wolverines began their campaign with 17 straight wins, carrying over into 2019, when they finally lost to Wisconsin-leaving Virginia as the nation's ...

Sports Cobb signs one-year deal with Cowboys
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Cobb only had one 1-thousand yards season (2014) when he also had 12 TDs. Cobb joins Allen Hurns and Tavon Austin as a slot player. Cobb is 28 and well removed from his best seasons. As the 2018 season wore on, Cobb seemed resigned to the fact he'd be leaving the Packers after the year. "So, we just had a moment together". Without an abundance of salary cap space to work with, the Cowboys have been relatively quiet in free agency, but the team was reported Tuesday to have hosted a ...

Sports Napoli keeper Ospina kept in hospital after head injury against Udinese
Author: 0 Napoli keeper Ospina kept in hospital after head injury against Udinese

At the beginning of the game, Ospina collided with Udinese's Argentine footballer Ignacio Pussetto , but he continued playing. Following the treatment, Ospina went on to concede twice before fainting on the pitch without anyone around him in the 44th minute, prompting his anxious Napoli team-mates to call for the stretcher.

Sports Liverpool youngster Kelleher named in Ireland squad
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Of course all 38 players won't be on board the team's flight to Gibraltar in 13 days' time, and it's already known that keepers Travers and Caoimhin Kelleher will not travel as they're required for U21 duty in Dublin that same weekend. James Collins, we used to watch him when he was in the reserves at Aston Villa and I was at Wolves. "I asked him if he wanted to continue with Ireland and he said "yes" so I am hoping to meet him.