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Sports Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang brace fires Arsenal past Rennes
Author: 0 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang brace fires Arsenal past Rennes

The Rennes boss Julien Stephan told this correspondent last week after the match at Roazhon Park in deepest Brittany that his team were facing a hard evening at the Emirates in the second leg. After witnessing the 3-0 win against their Ligue 1 opposition , former Gunners striker Hartson told BT Sport : "Well they're in the quarter-final of the Europa League, where they've got an opportunity, if they do win it, of getting in the Champions League ".

Sports Eddie Hearn optimistic Anthony Joshua on course to fight Deontay Wilder
Author: 0 Eddie Hearn optimistic Anthony Joshua on course to fight Deontay Wilder

But Wilder, Haymon and Finkel have a poor relationship with Hearn and to get a deal with Wilder done, Hearn said it would be up to Skipper to negotiate a deal as he had done with Golovkin and Alvarez. With DAZN already televising Joshua's fights in America - including the June 1 clash with New York's Jarrell Miller in Madison Square Garden - their move for Wilder revives hopes that they will fight each other at the end of this year.

Sports Kane Williamson taken to hospital as 'precautionary' measure
Author: 0 Kane Williamson taken to hospital as 'precautionary' measure

A courageous innings of 67 by captain Mahmudullah delayed New Zealand's push for victory and it was forced to claim an extra 15 minutes after the scheduled lunch break to take the last two wickets it needed to seal the match and series. After completing the double century, Taylor was dismissed by Mustafizur Rahman in the following over when he tried a big hit. "We didn't see it unfolding as it did".

Sports Bridgewater picks Saints over Dolphins
Author: 0 Bridgewater picks Saints over Dolphins

That may not have been the case had Bridgewater signed in Miami. Bridgewater, a former 2014 first-round pick, could become Miami's highest-profile signing this offseason after a number of low-risk, cost-effective moves geared toward helping the Dolphins reach their rebuilding potential.

Author: 0 ‘It represents me!’ - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang explains goal celebration

It's hardly surprising that Emery has maintained the shape that was fruitful against Manchester United as Arsenal require goals tonight against Rennes . Unai Emery will have Alexandre Lacazette available, after UEFA reduced his three-match ban. Ainsley Maitland-Niles doubled the lead when the former Borussia Dortmund ace floated in a flawless ball for the Arsenal academy graduate.

Sports New York Giants sign WR Golden Tate: Grade, reaction and more
Author: 0 New York Giants sign WR Golden Tate: Grade, reaction and more

Bolden has also played in 15 postseason games with two starts and has 12 rushing attempts for 46 yards with one touchdown and four receptions for 37 yards. "One of the top receivers available right now". Now, at least Eli and the Giants offense will be able to spread the field and have multiple options.

Sports Single trade deadline among Major League Baseball rule changes
Author: 0 Single trade deadline among Major League Baseball rule changes

Inning breaks will be reduced from 2:05 to 2:00 in local games and 2:25 to 2:00 in national games. These cuts will be subject to discussions with MLB's broadcast partners. In the new MLB-MLBPA deal, the victor of the Home Run Derby will receive $1 million, as part of a $2.5 million purse to be split among competitors.

Sports No Manchester City For Juventus Please - Former Italian Premier League Star
Author: 0 No Manchester City For Juventus Please - Former Italian Premier League Star

Southgate's side face Netherlands in the Nations League semi-finals on June 6 in Portugal , five days after the Champions League final takes place at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid. Former Espanyol coach Mauricio Pochettino would relish the opportunity to face his former club's fierce opponents and to try to eliminate them from the tournament.

Sports Chelsea’s Sarri unhappy with sorry state of Kiev pitch
Author: 0 Chelsea’s Sarri unhappy with sorry state of Kiev pitch

The 18-year-old was heavily linked with a transfer to Bayern Munich in the January window but a move failed to materialise. But Lampard hopes that he will remain patient and ultimately stay with the Blues. 'I don't know the reason for the pitch: probably the winter. Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has hit out at the "dangerous" pitch at Dynamo Kiev's NSC Olympic Stadium ahead of his side's Europa League last-16 second-leg tie on Thursday.

Sports Robert Lewandowski: Bayern Munich didn't take enough risks against Liverpool
Author: 0 Robert Lewandowski: Bayern Munich didn't take enough risks against Liverpool

With regular injuries to Joe Gomez , Joel Matip and Dejan Lovren , he has had to adapt to different defensive partners and even had to manage with makeshift defender Fabinho alongside him for a couple of games after Christmas. "Still this was not a great game of football". "I think we played too deep, didn't want to make too many risks, and I don't know why. It is very important and it feels unbelievable to score".

Author: 0 Real Madrid announce £43m deal for Porto centre back Eder Militao

Militao , who can also play at right-back and has been capped once by Brazil , reinforces a Real defence that has often been diminished by injuries this season. The centre-back, who started his professional career with Sao Paulo before moving to Porto in August 2018, has been linked with a number of European clubs in recent months.

Sports 'King Leo' - Fans react to Lionel Messi's heroic performance
Author: 0 'King Leo' - Fans react to Lionel Messi's heroic performance

Barca, who are in the quest for a quadruple, will be without Ousmane Dembele , but will have Lionel Messi available for the clash. Suarez then rounded Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes to lay on a flawless pass for the unmarked Philippe Coutinho to nudge into an open net and double Barca's lead, although Lyon hauled themselves back into contention with a second-half strike from Lucas Tousart .

Sports Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool are back where we belong
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool are back where we belong

But while the Senegalese forward maintained his hot streak by taking his recent goal haul to 10 in 10 games with his double against Bayern - and remarkably half of all 16 goals the Merseysiders have scored in their eight games since the start of February - the real star of the show for Liverpool was Van Dijk .

Sports India vs Australia 5th ODI
Author: 0 India vs Australia 5th ODI

A 37-run win in the fifth and deciding ODI in Delhi was always in reach of Australia with a competitive score and tight bowling setting up the result. Earlier, opener Khawaja, who had not scored a century before arriving in India for this series, hit an exact 100 off 106 balls as he shared two big partnerships at the top of the order to set platform for the visiting side.

Sports Vettel: Ferrari team spirit is right after personnel changes
Author: 0 Vettel: Ferrari team spirit is right after personnel changes

McLaren , Williams and Toro Rosso have all new driver line-ups with Brits Lando Norris , George Russell and Alexander Albon aiming to impress in their debut seasons for their respective teams. It's a massively long season, and always with some regulation changes like this year is going to be a lot about how much you can improve the auto, because the cars in Abu Dhabi are going to be so much quicker than this weekend.

Sports Odell Beckham Jr. brings big name, big plays to Browns
Author: 0 Odell Beckham Jr. brings big name, big plays to Browns

General manager David Gettleman said he didn't extend Beckham just to trade him, but there were indications head coach Pat Shurmur did not appreciate some of Beckham's antics. I am nearly positive a team would've given up something for one of the better safeties in the league who is only 25 years old. Peppers is a talented player who will also help to replace Collins at safety, but he is still developing and isn't on the level of Collins.

Sports Murder conviction restored for Aaron Hernandez
Author: 0 Murder conviction restored for Aaron Hernandez

Quinn III, District Attorney of Bristol County (Mass.) where Hernandez was accused, tried and convicted of killing Odin Lloyd in 2013, celebrated the SJC's ruling in a statement. Lawyer John Thompson, who said he was representing "the spirit of Aaron Hernandez ", said this would be unfair as the defendant - a critical part of any case - is dead, and can not provide context or help to attorneys to properly appeal his case.

Sports Kansas City Chiefs release Pro Bowl OLB Justin Houston
Author: 0 Kansas City Chiefs release Pro Bowl OLB Justin Houston

The Statesboro, Georgia, native, recorded 22.0 sacks in 2014, setting a franchise single-season record passing the late Derrick Thomas' previous mark of 20.0 set in 1990. These five teams should be at the front of the line to sign Houston when he hits the open market. He should have no shortage of suitors after seasons of 9 1/2 sacks two years ago and nine more last season, provided he can convince a club he can remain healthy.

Sports Tiger Woods 'feeling good' at Sawgrass
Author: 0 Tiger Woods 'feeling good' at Sawgrass

It is a very different test because it's not firm at all, it's very, very green". Please feel free to tweet me throughout the weekend about the tournament. Jason Day is doing his best to be fit for the Players. He was tremendous when you think he had gone nearly five years without a victory on the PGA Tour before that win.

Sports Cleveland Browns: 4 first-round targets after Sheldon Richardson signing
Author: 0 Cleveland Browns: 4 first-round targets after Sheldon Richardson signing

A breakdown of the Cleveland Browns ' 2019 free-agent signings. The 28-year old previously played for the Seattle Seahawks , the New York Jets and the Minnesota Vikings . Dorsey has a good rapport with Giants GM Dave Gettleman, who has repeatedly said he didn't sign Beckham to a five-year, $90 million extension last August to trade him.

Sports Francesco Molinari wins Arnold Palmer Invitational
Author: 0 Francesco Molinari wins Arnold Palmer Invitational

England's Matthew Fitzpatrick, who began the day five shots ahead of Molinari, managed to scratch out a 1-under par 71 to finish runner-up two shots back at 10-under par. Adam Hadwin fell off the leaderboard over the final two holes, going triple bogey, bogey to finish at two under. The four-time PGA Tour victor came within a shot of the lead early in his round but a bogey at the par-4 9th started a poor run that included only one birdie, bogeys at the 12th and 17th, as well as a ...

Sports Wide Receiver Cole Beasley Leaving Cowboys For 4-Year Deal With Bills
Author: 0 Wide Receiver Cole Beasley Leaving Cowboys For 4-Year Deal With Bills

In 72 career games, which includes the first four years of his career with the Arizona Cardinals, Brown put has 215 catches for 3,230 yards and 22 catches. "Let's go!" Beasley tweeted midday Tuesday. He had a 65 catches for 672 yards and three touchdowns in 2018. Buffalo was in desperate need of a significant upgrade to its pass-catching ranks this off-season.

Sports Pakistan calls for ICC action over India army camouflage caps
Author: 0 Pakistan calls for ICC action over India army camouflage caps

A 192-run second-wicket partnership between Handscomb, who smashed 117 off 105 balls, and Usman Khawaja , who made 91, was key to taking the series into the final match in Delhi tomorrow. As the dew set in, Handscomb felt that he and Khawaja could play their natural game as there wasn't much spin on offer. Mani said that Pakistan's stance is very clear that cricket must not be used for politics.

Sports Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: David De Gea not at fault
Author: 0 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: David De Gea not at fault

Although contracted to United for another three months, Molde - now in the Norwegian off-season - say Solskjaer, who managed the club from 2011-2014 and from 2015 onwards, will take up a new contract with them in the summer. After United's FA Cup tie with Wolves at the weekend, their next domestic match takes place on 30 March, by which time the club hope to have Solskjaer installed as permanent boss.

Sports Browns receiving plenty of trade interest for Duke Johnson
Author: 0 Browns receiving plenty of trade interest for Duke Johnson

That trend continued Wednesday night, and it put New England Patriots fans right out of their minds. The former Browns linebacker took to twitter to thank everyone. At the time of his signing, Collins represented another new start for the Browns, who have only made the playoffs once since their expansion reboot in 1999.

Sports Giants trade Beckham Jr. to Browns
Author: 0 Giants trade Beckham Jr. to Browns

Beckham who was regarded as one of the top receivers in the league, was constantly under scrutiny because of his antics. Two years ago, this sort of trade would have been unimaginable - or would have been seen as a awful loss for Beckham.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo confident Juventus will overturn Atletico's advantage
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo confident Juventus will overturn Atletico's advantage

Cristiano Ronaldo said Juventus had signed him for nights like Tuesday after his hat trick saw them overturn a 2-0 defeat from the first leg to eliminate Atletico Madrid from the Champions League . Diego made the motion where he put his hands to his genitals on February 20 during Atletico's Champions League round-of-16 first leg.clash against Juventus when his team took the lead in the 78th minute 1-0, ultimately winning 2-0.

Sports Bayern Munich crush Wolfsburg 6-0 to take over Bundesliga lead
Author: 0 Bayern Munich crush Wolfsburg 6-0 to take over Bundesliga lead

Lewandowski shared the record for one week with Pizarro, who remains the oldest player to score in the league at 40 years, 136 days, in a 1-1 draw for Bremen at Hertha Berlin on February 2. Christian Pulisic showed up when Dortmund needed him most. Kimmich scored with a header on 82 minutes and Lewandowski claimed his second by guiding his header into the far corner three minutes later.

Sports Colts dodged expensive bullet in Landon Collins contract
Author: 0 Colts dodged expensive bullet in Landon Collins contract

The former New York Giants safety had been linked to K.C. for most of the offseason given that the Chiefs new defensive coordinator is his former coach in Steve Spagnuolo. Collins said before he was drafted 33rd overall by the Giants in 2015 that he always wanted to play for the Redskins because he idolized Sean Taylor .

Sports Former Wisconsin QB Alex Hornibrook is transferring to Florida State
Author: 0 Former Wisconsin QB Alex Hornibrook is transferring to Florida State

The former Wisconsin quarterback started the last three seasons for the Badgers but chose to leave the program after winter workouts following an injury-riddled redshirt-junior season in 2018. FSU began spring practice this week with just 2 scholarship quarterbacks on the roster, with only one eligible to play next season. In that campaign, he threw for 2,644 yards, 25 touchdowns and 15 interceptions.

Sports Jets to sign 4-time Pro Bowl LB Barr
Author: 0 Jets to sign 4-time Pro Bowl LB Barr

Barr's new deal with the Vikings will be for five years, and $67.5 million, Ian Rapoport of NFL .com reports . Minnesota drafted Barr with the No. Barr, a 4-time Pro Bowler, represents a massive upgrade over Jordan Jenkins as the Jets' top edge rusher. Barr's made it known that he would like to be more of a pass-rusher , and it looks like the Jets' deficiencies on the edge will give him every conceivable chance to rush the passer on a regular basis.

Sports Terrell Suggs to Sign With Cardinals After 16 Seasons with Ravens
Author: 0 Terrell Suggs to Sign With Cardinals After 16 Seasons with Ravens

Several reports indicate Suggs will sign a one-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals . He accumulated 34 tackles, 13 tackles for loss, 7.0 sacks, and 15 quarterback hits on the year. The Ravens knew that they'd lose their 2018 sack leader, Za'Darius Smith, because what he was going to get on the open market far exceeded what they were willing to pay him.