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Sports University of Texas' Andrew Jones diagnosed with leukemia
Author: 0 University of Texas' Andrew Jones diagnosed with leukemia

A team spokesman said Jones felt under the weather prior to a game at Iowa State on January 1, but he still played. By Tuesday, coach Shaka Smart looked shaken and on the verge of tears when he said he couldn't discuss what was ailing Jones out of "respect for the family".

Sports Man United to raise price of Sevilla fans' tickets in price war
Author: 0 Man United to raise price of Sevilla fans' tickets in price war

The Old Trafford club today sent an email out to supporters to tell them that the controversial £89 ticket price set by the Spanish club for next month's game would remain. Sevilla officials claimed the club had reduced prices for the visit of Jurgen Klopp's men, but there was no evidence to back this up. "This view is shared generally amongst travelling supporters, and we have received lots of requests from individuals and supporter groups to intervene in this matter".

Sports Jay Bruce Returns To Mets On 3-Year Deal
Author: 0 Jay Bruce Returns To Mets On 3-Year Deal

He ended up hitting.278 with two home runs and four RBI in the playoffs while the Indians lost to the New York Yankees in the American League Division Series . Martinez still out there seemingly holding up other players, however, seems to have created a buyers market in January. The Mets now have five outfielders in Bruce, Conforto, Lagares, Yoenis Cespedes and Brandon Nimmo.

Sports Pietrangelo, Schenn Named NHL All-Stars, Tarasenko Left Out
Author: 0 Pietrangelo, Schenn Named NHL All-Stars, Tarasenko Left Out

Green was also named to the All-Star Game in 2011, as a member of the Washington Capitals. The NHL revealed that winger Patrick Kane will be the lone player from the Blackhawks on this year's squad. In 2016-17, his first in Minnesota, Staal racked up 28 goals and 65 points in a rebound performance after a down showing the season before. Staal leads the Wild in goals (19) and points (37) in what's turning into yet another successful season for the 33-year-old.

Sports Steph Curry Slipped At Practice And Is OUT Tonight, Friday's Game Uncertain
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With AP Photos.Golden State star Stephen Curry is out for the Warriors' home game against the Clippers after he slipped during shootaround and sprained his troublesome right ankle. With Curry out, the Warriors may likely turn to veteran guard Shaun Livingston to draw the spot start against the Clippers. However, Kevin Durant (strained calf) will be back on the court after missing the past three games.

Sports Pirates Agree To Trade Gerrit Cole To Astros
Author: 0 Pirates Agree To Trade Gerrit Cole To Astros

At 12:14 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, Morosi broke the news that the talks were done and that both sides "reached an agreement" on Cole. NY also has been linked in media reports to free agents Yu Darvish and Alex Cobb. As for the Yankees , they traded Dustin Fowler and Jorge Mateo for Sonny Gray at the trade deadline. The great thing is there is so many options to choose from here, let's hope the team makes the right one.

Sports Seahawks clean house: Tom Cable reportedly gone, along with Bevell, Richard
Author: 0 Seahawks clean house: Tom Cable reportedly gone, along with Bevell, Richard

Bevell's popularity with the Seahawks fans declined after the team lost Super Bowl XLIX to the New England Patriots on an interception at the goal line. Prior to his time in Seattle, Bevell served as the offensive coordinator for the Minnesota Vikings for five years between 2006 and 2010. Bevell's playcalling helped put Seattle at or near the top of the league in rushing from 2012-2015, but much of that was also due to the presence of running back Marshawn Lynch, Wilson's scrambling ...

Sports Newcastle's hopes of signing Daniel Sturridge dented by wage demands
Author: 0 Newcastle's hopes of signing Daniel Sturridge dented by wage demands

The form of Roberto Firmino, since ditching Hoffenheim in 2015 has been incredible, while the arrival of Dominic Solanke and competition from the fit again Danny Ings appears to have pushed Sturridge further down the pecking order. The 28-year-old forward missed most part of the season due to injuries and with the presence of Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino, and Mohammed Salah, it would be hard for him to win his place in starting eleven.

Sports Alabama WR Calvin Ridley entering NFL Draft
Author: 0 Alabama WR Calvin Ridley entering NFL Draft

Ridley's 224 career receptions also ranks second in program history behind Amari Cooper's 228, while his 2,781 career receiving yards ranks third behind DJ Hall (2,923) and Cooper (3,463). Payne had an interception against Clemson and registered six tackles in the come-from-behind win over Georgia that secured the school's fifth national title in nine seasons.

Sports IN vs. Penn State
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Fans are highly encouraged to select the "Pay as We Play" payment plan option when purchasing their tickets . Losses to Indiana State and Fort Wayne had the inconsistent Indiana team hanging upside down. Saint Louis was 8-0 this season when winning the rebound battle. The lowest-seeded surviving team will travel to the top seed for the semifinals, with the highest seed of the remaining two teams hosting the other semifinal contest in single-elimination games March 11.

Sports Packers promoting Gutekunst to be next GM
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He was the favorite to become the San Francisco 49ers GM last season, but chose to return to Green Bay Packers after signing a new deal. Oct 22, 2017; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones (33) carries the ball to score a touchdown during the first quarter against the New Orleans Saints at Lambeau Field.

Sports Serena Williams suffered blood clots in lungs after giving birth
Author: 0 Serena Williams suffered blood clots in lungs after giving birth

Williams, who has a history of blood clots, told Vogue that she immediately knew she was having a pulmonary embolism, and informed her doctors. As if it hadn't already been a traumatic experience for Williams, her C-section wound then broke open due to the intense coughing she was experiencing from the clots.

Sports 'All signs' pointing to Matt Patricia as Giants head coach
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Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia looks on during Super Bowl LI on February 5, 2017, at NRG Stadium in Houston. The Giants are also still conducting interviews , so Mini Ben McAdoo can hold off on investing in a fake beard unless Patricia to the Giants becomes the kind of open secret that Kyle Shanahan to the 49ers became during the Falcons' Super Bowl run last season.

Sports Zidane insists he doesn't want signings despite Madrid 'crisis'
Author: 0 Zidane insists he doesn't want signings despite Madrid 'crisis'

Now retired from the game, Pavon said that the club's fans in the whole remain supportive of someone who had done an excellent job in his first two years as coach. "When things are not going as we want them to, we have work to do. It is not a physical thing or more in the head.it is a little bit of everything".

Sports Andre Villas-Boas Hospitalised After Sustaining Back injury At Dakar Rally
Author: 0 Andre Villas-Boas Hospitalised After Sustaining Back injury At Dakar Rally

His Overdrive team director, Jean-Marc Fortin, said: "Andre was taken to the hospital with a back injury. We jumped off a dune and crashed the auto nose first", he wrote. He said as reported in Marca: "To finish the Dakar would be like winning a football trophy". Portugese coach Villas-Boas had quit as manager of Chinese side Shanghai SIPG at the end of November in order to take part in the 15-day motorsport endurance event with Team Overdrive.

Sports India to tour Ireland for two T20Is in July
Author: 0 India to tour Ireland for two T20Is in July

On that occasion the visitors cruised to a nine-wicket victory in a rain-interrupted one day worldwide (ODI) in Belfast. After the end of the IPL in May, India will squeeze in the Ireland tour before their visit to England for a 3-match T20I, 3-match ODI, and five-match Test series.

Sports Fired Google engineer's lawsuit claims discrimination
Author: 0 Fired Google engineer's lawsuit claims discrimination

Damore and Gudeman say in the suit they aim to represent all Google employees who have been discriminated against on the basis of their sex, race, or political views. Screenshots of internal communications provided in the complaint show widespread discriminatory attitudes at Google, including from employees responsible for hiring and promotion.

Sports Batting carnage as South Africa blast India aside
Author: 0 Batting carnage as South Africa blast India aside

What the board and the television companies must realise is that it is success on the pitch that begets commercial success, and while the Board of Control for Cricket in India has raked in the moolah thanks to the boys in blue, it must not forget that if the team can't perform well in whites then the books may well start going into the red.

Sports Wenger confirms two doubtful for Gunners ahead of Chelsea clash
Author: 0 Wenger confirms two doubtful for Gunners ahead of Chelsea clash

Wenger selected Mathieu Debuchy, Per Mertesacker and Rob Holding for Sunday's FA Cup third round clash against Nottingham Forest with Calum Chambers, the manager's only other defensive option rested, but that starting back-three endured a woeful afternoon at the City Ground with Debuchy and Holding both giving away penalties in a 4-2 defeat .

Sports Gymnast Maggie Nichols Reveals She's the 1st Whistle-Blower in Nassar Abuse Case
Author: 0 Gymnast Maggie Nichols Reveals She's the 1st Whistle-Blower in Nassar Abuse Case

In Nichols' case, her complaints led to USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic Committee cutting ties with Nassar , who had served as team doctor for the U.S. "We were subjected to Dr. Nassar at every National Team Camp, which occurred monthly at the Karolyi Ranch [in Huntsville, Texas]". My back was really hurting me, I couldn't even really bend down, and I remember he took me into the training room, closed the door and closed the blinds.

Sports Man United agree transfer fee to complete first January signing
Author: 0 Man United agree transfer fee to complete first January signing

The 25-year-old has played just 72 minutes of Ligue 1 football, scoring 1 goal. Jose Mourinho is in need of a winger, having failed to land Ivan Perisic from Inter Milan last summer. A potential stumbling block in the move is United's desire to sign the winger on loan, whereas the Brazilian would prefer a permanent move. Globo Esporte confirm Man United negotiations for Lucas Moura! A loan move could be possible, but PSG want to sell the Brazilian to suitors outright.

Sports No. 5 Purdue escapes MI to extend streak to 12
Author: 0 No. 5 Purdue escapes MI to extend streak to 12

How can I listen to Michigan-Purdue on the radio? In its last time out, Purdue defeated Nebraska 74-62 in West Lafayette. Matt Shepard provides the play-by-play, and Terry Mills is the analyst. "Sophomore Carsen Edwards leads the team in scoring at 16.8 ppg, but three seniors score over 13 ppg as well, including 7'2" center Isaac Haas . After the Wolverines won both matchups against the Boilermakers last season, this will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

Sports Bills GM Calls Accused Racial Slurs From Richie Incognito 'Misunderstanding'
Author: 0 Bills GM Calls Accused Racial Slurs From Richie Incognito 'Misunderstanding'

However, Beane said the team has contacted the National Football League about Ngakoue's allegations, and that Incognito has unsuccessfully reached out to the Jags lineman. "I think they were really trying to get us to lose our cool and try to get penalties", Campbell said. "I love playing the game and being a part of this football team and I have said before it is hard for me to go down that road because I haven't sat back and thought about it".

Sports 2 ejected in Heat's win at buzzer
Author: 0 2 ejected in Heat's win at buzzer

Bam Adebayo hit 8-of-14 shots for 16 points, a career-high of 15 rebounds and a career-high five blocks off the bench in 33 minutes he spent on the court off the bench. "There was a physicality, an edge to the game". Miami had the ball on the sideline with a hair over three seconds left. The Heat play Wednesday night against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Sports Arsenal in race to sign Pavon, Walcott set to join Everton
Author: 0 Arsenal in race to sign Pavon, Walcott set to join Everton

ARSENAL are set to land Argentine starlet Cristian Pavon as Alexis Sanchez's replacement. Arsenal are reportedly targeting Boca Juniors ace Cristian Pavon. The Mexican striker has not enjoyed the best of spells since making a £16m move to London and LA boss Bob Bradley is keen to bring him to the States.

Sports Diddy reportedly set to Offer H&M Child Model $1m Contract
Author: 0 Diddy reportedly set to Offer H&M Child Model $1m Contract

After veteran artist, P Diddy , joined rapper, The Weeknd , and basketball star, Le Bron James, in their criticism of a recent H&M ad which appeared to communicate racist sentiments, the I'll Be Missing You singer made a decision to go one step further.

Sports Trae Young continues dominance to rev up Oklahoma
Author: 0 Trae Young continues dominance to rev up Oklahoma

Young scored 14 of Oklahoma's points during that stretch. MOUNTAINEERS ROLLING: Second-ranked West Virginia (14-1, 3-0 Big 12) earned 12 first-place votes and secured the program's highest ranking since December 1959 during Jerry West's senior season.

Sports Real Madrid step up interest in Chelsea's Eden Hazard
Author: 0 Real Madrid step up interest in Chelsea's Eden Hazard

Hazard, whose Blues contract runs until 2020, is believed to have rejected a new contract offer from the Premier League club in December. He's now waiting to extend his Chelsea contract in case Real Madrid are showing interest next summer.

Sports Anthony Joshua set for showdown with Joseph Parker
Author: 0 Anthony Joshua set for showdown with Joseph Parker

Klitschko's Wembley fight with Joshua drew a crowd of 90,000 fans, along with a huge television audience last April to watch the home favourite pull off a dramatic victory, and Higgins has hired one of the Ukrainian's legal advisers, Neil Sibley, to scrutinise the contract with his own New Zealand lawyer.

Sports Angelo Mathews: Sri Lanka all-rounder regains limited-overs captaincy
Author: 0 Angelo Mathews: Sri Lanka all-rounder regains limited-overs captaincy

All-rounder Angelo Mathews has been appointed Sri Lanka's limited-overs skipper six months after relinquishing the captaincy across all three formats. Cricket has given me a lot. "If I turn my back in the hour of need I'll not have done right by cricket", Mathews added. We've had a few captains over the last few months because of injuries.

Sports Jaguars, Bortles struggle, but get past Bills in AFC wild card
Author: 0 Jaguars, Bortles struggle, but get past Bills in AFC wild card

Taylor walked off of the field on his own power, but had to leave the game. The former Bills halfback made an appearance at the bar and took photos with fans while wearing what appeared to be a Shady McCoy jersey. Taylor went 17-for-38 on the afternoon for 134 yards. As for Taylor, he reportedly entered concussion protocol after the game. The Jaguars will play the Pittsburgh Steelers in the next round of the playoffs.