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Sports Leeds announce pre-season trip to... er, Myanmar
Author: 0 Leeds announce pre-season trip to... er, Myanmar

Almost 700,000 of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority have fled the country since August because of ongoing military operations in Rakhine. Myanmar has been the scene of severe political unrest in the past 12 months with its regime accused of ethnically cleansing Rohingya Muslims, who are not given citizenship or legal status in the country and have faced persecution for years.

Sports Gronkowski announces he'll return for 2018 season
Author: 0 Gronkowski announces he'll return for 2018 season

While Gronkowski seemed to playfully hint that he would be back for 2018, he failed to offer any concrete confirmation on his playing status. Coach Bill Belichick must have been pleased with the meeting, as agent Drew Rosenhaus told ESPN that "it was very positive and Rob is committed ".

Sports Mohamed Salah: The story of the PFA player of the season
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah: The story of the PFA player of the season

What De Bruyne isn't, unlike Salah, is a goalscorer. I am happy and proud. While not unexpected given his stunning debut season at Anfield, Salah faced strong competition from the Belgium worldwide De Bruyne, who has been the standout player for the champions.

Sports Italy Offers Ancelotti Managerial Job
Author: 0 Italy Offers Ancelotti Managerial Job

Roberto Mancini had been the odds-on favourite in the Next Italy Manager Market , while Antonio Conte , Max Allegri and Maurizio Sarri had all been linked with the job, however it's Ancelotti who has been identified as their No.1 target. The former Chelsea , Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid manager has been named as a potential replacement for Arsene Wenger , who is leaving Arsenal after more than two decades in charge at the end of this season.

Sports Goose takes down golfer, and it's actually pretty amusing!
Author: 0 Goose takes down golfer, and it's actually pretty amusing!

Suffice to say, the photographic evidence indicates that the waterfowl ended up on top, figuratively and literally. Birdies on the golf course are usually a good thing. There was a goose nest along the way, and while most golfers successfully avoided it, one goose thought Isaac Couling got too close. He was keeping an eye on the other goose at the time'.

Sports Durant Responds to Instagram Criticism of Westbrook
Author: 0 Durant Responds to Instagram Criticism of Westbrook

Last year, Durant was exposed for having burner accounts on Twitter and Instagram that he used to defend himself against trolls from time to time. However, he still clearly wants others to have his back after the move. Westbrook and Durant have clashed on the floor, too, with tensions running high in their meetings.

Sports India To Face South Africa In ICC World Cup 2019 Opener
Author: 0 India To Face South Africa In ICC World Cup 2019 Opener

The Indian cricket team will play its first match of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup against South Africa on June 5 instead of June 2 as the BCCI will have to maintain a mandatory 15-day gap between IPL final and worldwide assignment as per the Lodha Committee recommendation.

Author: 0 The NFL Draft is full of possibilities

It's NFL Draft Week in North Texas, and time to reveal the contents of the 2018 Big Green NFL Draft Scouting Notebook. The 2018 NFL Draft is fast approaching - Thursday, April 26 at 8 p.m. They certainly need a quarterback but passing on Barkley could come back to haunt them. He has been described as a "safe choice" for the Browns because he can sit out a year as Tyrod Taylor plays out a year or two, like the way the Chiefs had Alex Smith play all last season to have Patrick Mahomes ...

Sports Paulo Orlando out of lineup as Royals face Tigers
Author: 0 Paulo Orlando out of lineup as Royals face Tigers

Kansas City has been a poor offensive team so far as they come in ranked 28th in the league in scoring, putting up just 3.16 rpg, while also ranking 16th in hitting at.237 and 28th in homers with 11. Detroit is just 1-5 in its last six games against a left-handed starter and they are 3-10 in their last 13 Game 3's of a series. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 7.94, along with a K/9 of 7.41.

Sports Tottenham need time with me or another - Mauricio Pochettino
Author: 0 Tottenham need time with me or another - Mauricio Pochettino

Spurs are a better footballing team than United, they are nicer to watch and Pochettino has done an admirable job but that does not win you any trophies. But then Alexis Sánchez equalised and the balance shifted. Vorm was arguably at fault for United's victor as Ander Herrera's shot nestled into the centre of the net.

Sports Pogba tipped to win Balon d'Or
Author: 0 Pogba tipped to win Balon d'Or

Brazil legend Ronaldinho claims that Paul Pogba is capable of winning the Ballon d'Or while at Manchester United , providing that the Frenchman listens to Jose Mourinho . United have also made significant outlays in recent years to bring in the likes of Romelu Lukaku, Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez, Mourinho hinting the club could pursue a more conservative approach in the transfer market ahead of the 2018-19 campaign.

Sports Saqlain Mushtaq has a message for Sachin Tendulkar on his birthday
Author: 0 Saqlain Mushtaq has a message for Sachin Tendulkar on his birthday

Sachin Tendulkar turned 45 on Monday. Despite a bloodied nose and a few failures, the little boy from Dadar scaled new peaks and became the greatest batsman since the days of Don Bradman. Almost five years after his retirement, India have found a new hero but the legacy of Sachin Tendulkar lives on. Sachin Tendulkar celebrates his 45th birthday on Tuesday and has promised Virat Kohli that he will share a champagne bottle with the India captain if he goes on to break his record ...

Sports Eastern Conference Playoffs: Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks
Author: 0 Eastern Conference Playoffs: Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks

Boston's Marcus Morris missed a 14-footer at the buzzer with Khris Middleton's hand in his face to seal a nail-biting win for the Bucks . "Now it's our backs against the wall, and we've got to come out swinging". However, while the Bucks have all the momentum, their role players didn't play well on the road in the first two games of the series which is a concern.

Sports Robot helps seriously ill Everton fan make history
Author: 0 Robot helps seriously ill Everton fan make history

I don't dwell on it. "We completely dominated the game", Allardyce said on Sky Sports . The visitors saw the better of the ball in the closing stages as they looked to snatch a point, and they almost succeeded in the last minute of injury time, but Jacob Murphy's cross was headed behind strongly by Seamus Coleman as the Magpies' four-match winning streak came to an end.

Sports National Football League fifth-year option tracker
Author: 0 National Football League fifth-year option tracker

That way, the Giants can draft more players that can make an impact in 2018 and the Bills can select their future franchise quarterback, much to the dismay of the Jets and their fans. All five players are top recruits in the 2019 recruiting class . The Denver Broncos now hold the No. 5 pick and have been slated by some to select Notre Dame guard Quenton Nelson .

Sports Bruins fail to finish off Leafs again, lose 3-1
Author: 0 Bruins fail to finish off Leafs again, lose 3-1

Getting the game-tying goal so soon after DeBrusk's goal was crucial for Toronto, who couldn't let the Bruins go ahead by a pair of goals and build momentum in an elimination game. After totaling 30 goals and 33 assists during the season, Bergeron had five assists in the first three games of this series . They also received big contributions from two of their young stars as William Nylander and Mitch Marner scored goals, with Marner's goal - his second of the series - going in the books ...

Sports Pep Responds To City Pitch Invasion
Author: 0 Pep Responds To City Pitch Invasion

Antonio Conte's Chelsea of 2016/17 holds the most wins in a Premier League season. "I had no doubts they would perform because Mikel Arteta told me before the game they (the players) did an incredible warm-up". "In football you have to play for something". The team will join a growing number of UK-based clubs using SeatGeek as their primary ticketing provider, including 25 per cent of the Premier League.

Sports Washington Capitals take series against Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2
Author: 0 Washington Capitals take series against Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2

As NHL.com's Tom Gulitti noted Sunday, the Capitals are the first team in NHL history to play a combined nine overtime games in the first round of consecutive postseasons. The captain kept it up late in the second by scoring from his office at the left circle on a power play . The Blue Jackets will see their career playoff series record drop to 0-4.

Sports Thunder-Jazz, 1st Ld-Writethru,476
Author: 0 Thunder-Jazz, 1st Ld-Writethru,476

Ricky Rubio chipped in 13 points, eight assists and six boards. (See: his 24-point, 12-rebound, three-block Game 1.) His price has dropped a bit due to those two down games, so he has the potential to provide even more value. There was so much talk of the Jazz's playoff experience, or lack thereof, but in Game 4, it was the Thunder who unwound. Adams and his OKC side are now 2-1 down in their NBA Western Conference play off series with the Utah Jazz.

Sports Ex-NFL DL Greg Hardy books professional MMA debut
Author: 0 Ex-NFL DL Greg Hardy books professional MMA debut

Ohio Valley products Chris Curtis and Austin Tweedy are set to compete on the upcoming second season of Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series , BluegrassMMA has learned. Since the, Hardy compiled to an impressive start in his MMA career, making a seamless transition from football. He pleaded guilty to an unrelated misdemeanor drug charge in 2016.

Sports Sania Mirza, Shoaib Malik expecting first child
Author: 0 Sania Mirza, Shoaib Malik expecting first child

When we found out we were ecstatic, needless to say our families are overwhelmed and super happy and we wanted to share this news with all our fans and well wishers, Malik said. The family name is going to go forward". The 31-year-old Indian tennis superstar, who is out of action due to a jumper knee issue since October 2017, tweeted a picture suggesting that she is pregnant.

Sports Holland serves up three home runs, Angels come back to sink Giants
Author: 0 Holland serves up three home runs, Angels come back to sink Giants

With Madison Bumgarner , Mark Melancon and Will Smith all still out with injuries and Johnny Cueto already missing time this year as well, it was a huge boost to see "The Shark" back in the pool. In the home-team dugout, Los Angeles' pitching staff has given up 4.5 runs per game overall this season. "I tried some changeups and then finally the fastball in got him out", Barria said through a translator.

Sports Lynch: If Foster Allegations are True, he Won't be Here
Author: 0 Lynch: If Foster Allegations are True, he Won't be Here

Aside from the prototypical "we're monitoring the serious situation" comments from general manager John Lynch and Co., the Niners have largely taken a wait-and-see approach with its talented-yet-troubled linebacker. Lynch said Foster is in contact with members of his player development staff and working out on his own during this period where he is not allowed to be part of the team.

Sports Ravens sign Willie Snead, so Dez Bryant won't be headed to Baltimore
Author: 0 Ravens sign Willie Snead, so Dez Bryant won't be headed to Baltimore

Bryant hasn't generated much interest since being released, despite being in the Pro Bowl little more than a year ago. Snead averaged 939 yards and 3.5 touchdowns during his first two seasons with New Orleans. He didn't get many opportunities upon his return to the Saints as he finished with just eight catches for 92 yards and no touchdowns. They offered him the lowest possible tender with a $1.907 million salary for 2018, and that move gave the Saints right of first refusal - but no ...

Sports Jordan Clarkson makes self relevant again for Cavs with Game Four renaissance
Author: 0 Jordan Clarkson makes self relevant again for Cavs with Game Four renaissance

But unlike Game 3 , the Cavaliers responded just in time to squeak out a 104-100 victory and tie the series up at 2-2 with play shifting back to Cleveland for Wednesday's Game 5 . They also left five points on the table, going 8 for 13 from the free throw stripe. James played the entire second half in both Games 3 and 4 out of necessity, with his supporting cast weakened by injuries and inconsistent play.

Sports Which non-quarterback do you want the Browns to draft?
Author: 0 Which non-quarterback do you want the Browns to draft?

Most retrieved only minor compensation, but for DeShone Kizer (and draft considerations) they got back Damarious Randall . That is not because his agent doesn't trust the Penn State running back's qualities, but because the Cleveland Browns hold the No.

Sports Arsenal thrash West Ham 4-1
Author: 0 Arsenal thrash West Ham 4-1

After a scoreless first half, Arsenal left-back Nacho Monreal scored his team's first goal six minutes into the second half, while Austria forward Marko Arnautovic brought West Ham their only goal of the match in the 64th minute, reports Efe.

Sports Francesco Totti 'not too surprised' by Mohamed Salah form at Liverpool
Author: 0 Francesco Totti 'not too surprised' by Mohamed Salah form at Liverpool

I can't even compare personal awards with the Champions League . "It feels quite special because you know a lot more about the other team than you would usually know", said Klopp . Jordan Henderson hopes Liverpool's Champions League semi-final clash with AS Roma can represent the beginning of "something special" for the Reds' squad.

Sports Arsenal vs Atletico Madrid, Europa League semi-final
Author: 0 Arsenal vs Atletico Madrid, Europa League semi-final

Barcelona remain the overwhelming favourites to win La Liga , leading Atletico by 11 points. Luis Enrique has been successful, but we discussed in the studio how good an opportunity is at Arsenal . To combine the three is not always easy and I believe that I will leave a club that is in a very strong position on all fronts. Simeone is a victor, a fighter, he will culturally change everything.

Sports Spurs Avoid Sweep by Defeating Warriors 103-90 in Game 4
Author: 0 Spurs Avoid Sweep by Defeating Warriors 103-90 in Game 4

The Warriors tallied seven turnovers in the first quarter, tied for their most turnovers in an opening quarter all season. The seemingly inevitable never happened, though. "We did everything right, but [Aldridge] just made a tough shot. I took it with confidence", Aldridge said. "In this kind of situation, sometimes, you are already fine with playing a good game", Messina said.

Sports Browns NFL draft primer: Wide receiver
Author: 0 Browns NFL draft primer: Wide receiver

What followed were two very fun years in which the Jets , with their strong defense and running game, were able to make it to back-t0-back AFC Championship games, but could never get to the Superbowl. Because if one of those guys falls to five, Denver is definitely pulling the trigger and drafting him. The popular former Bills players will each have the chance to announce some of Buffalo's draft picks.

Sports Nick Saban was 'not disappointed' in Jalen Hurts' play in spring game
Author: 0 Nick Saban was 'not disappointed' in Jalen Hurts' play in spring game

What was unexpected, was that Redshirt Freshman Mac Jones would win that battle versus Jalen Hurts . Jalen Hurts threw for 195 yards, no touchdowns and one interception. Alabama basketball coach Avery Johnson said Key "certainly has a bright future, but he has to do what's best for him", in announcing that Key had been granted his release on Friday.

Author: 0 NFL Mock Draft 2018: Complete 7-Round projections

Obviously, Bob Quinn and Patricia have their own analysis of Davenport and how he might fit into their schemes, so, we'll see what the Lions think come draft night if Davenport is on the board when the Lions select. The Browns are getting to a quite thorough level in the decision process to make the right choice at the pick as the quarterback the team takes could change the outlook of the franchise for the long haul.