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Sports Everton boss Allardyce happy with Tosun after Brighton triumph
Author: 0 Everton boss Allardyce happy with Tosun after Brighton triumph

The home side started slowly but improved and the visitors eventually lost their composure to the extent of going down to 10 men, but only after Everton had scored their two goals. "We have some very tough games coming up, so I don't mind if we have a team that continue to have a fear of the teams below them ". The Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton broke new ground yesterday when he was named the Premier League's manager of the month for the first time, becoming the first ...

Sports South Africa gain control through AB de Villiers's 74
Author: 0 South Africa gain control through AB de Villiers's 74

Australia had five-and-a-half overs with the second new ball late on Saturday but were unable to conjure a wicket. The South African superstar will resume on 74 not out, having belted his side out of trouble after they slipped to 6-183 on day two.

Sports Kevin Ollie Is Out as UConn Coach
Author: 0 Kevin Ollie Is Out as UConn Coach

Kevin Ollie is out as the head men's basketball coach at the University of CT. UConn was the subject of an NCAA investigation back in January but no details were made available at that time. "The men's basketball program has a proud history and a tradition of excellence", school president Susan Herbst said in the statement . The UConn program has been under NCAA investigation recently.

Sports Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Arsenal v Watford
Author: 0 Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Arsenal v Watford

Eliminated weeks ago from the FA Cup - which they won past year - and losers to Manchester City in last week's EFL Cup final, Arsenal are 13 points o ut of the top four places in the English Premier League , leaving beleaguered manager Arsene Wenger desperate for success in the Europa League .

Sports F1 Pre-Season Testing 2018: Friday Times and Analysis from Barcelona
Author: 0 F1 Pre-Season Testing 2018: Friday Times and Analysis from Barcelona

Boullier insisted the team's latest tribulations were the result of minor, niggling problems, part of which were due to McLaren's late decision to switch to Renault power for 2018. "Of course there's teams that are very quick but I don't think the likes of Ferrari and Mercedes are our targets this year", he said. "We are now trying to get McLaren back where it should be".

Sports International Solar Alliance signs pacts with global financial institutions
Author: 0 International Solar Alliance signs pacts with global financial institutions

The Summit, which is being attended by 25 Heads of State and Government, will provide a dedicated platform for co-operation amongst solar resource-rich countries, aimed at realising "the common goals of increasing the use of solar energy in meeting the energy needs of ISA member countries in a safe, convenient, affordable, equitable and sustainable manner".

Sports Melania Trump to present award in honor of International Women's Day
Author: 0 Melania Trump to present award in honor of International Women's Day

Since the beginning of the 20th century, International Women's Day has assumed a new worldwide dimension for females in developing and developed nations in a similar way. At the Second International Conference of Women held in Copenhagen-which was attended by women from 17 countries, who represented unions, socialist parties, and working women's clubs-German Socialist Luise Zietz proposed an "International Woman's Day" to take place the following year.

Sports Rabada takes 3 quick wickets to leave Australia reeling
Author: 0 Rabada takes 3 quick wickets to leave Australia reeling

The first test was heaped in controversy when video footage showed Australian vice-captain David Warner being restrained after a row with South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock. Four days on, the fallout continued, with Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland releasing a statement before play started in Port Elizabeth reminding the Australian players they needed to behave.

Sports Real Madrid Concerned After Raphael Varane Sustains Head Injury During Eibar Win
Author: 0 Real Madrid Concerned After Raphael Varane Sustains Head Injury During Eibar Win

His double means Ronaldo has now scored in seven consecutive games and has a remarkable 13 goals overall in that period. "We're going to keep fighting because anything can happen in football ". Luck appeared to have deserted Madrid after they wasted several chances, with Ronaldo among those guilty, but the Ballon d'Or holder produced an emphatic late header with his 17th goal in 10 games, moving them to within four points of Atletico, who face Celta Vigo on Sunday.

Sports Amy Cashin advances at NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships
Author: 0 Amy Cashin advances at NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships

I think this is a good year for the pole vault and I think it's only up from here for me. "I think this is a great year for the pole vault, and it's only up from here for me". I am excited about (Saturday) and don't know how I will sleep tonight thinking about the meet. The rookie from the Bahamas led the South Plains (Texas) to an NJCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship, winning the lone individual title for the Texans in the triple jump at 16.06m (52-8¼).

Sports Browns trade Danny Shelton, 2018 pick to Patriots for 2019 conditional pick
Author: 0 Browns trade Danny Shelton, 2018 pick to Patriots for 2019 conditional pick

The 6-foot-2, 335-pound Shelton was a three-year letter victor for the Washington Huskies, and earned both first-team All-America and CoSIDA Academic All-America first-team honors in 2014. By adding Shelton, the Patriots not only add a once promising prospect to their defense, but get younger. He's a massive, space-eating defensive tackle who will provide bulk on the interior alongside Malcom Brown (320 pounds), Lawrence Guy (300 pounds), Vincent Valentine (320 pounds), and Adam ...

Sports West Ham boss David Moyes urges unity amongst warring fans
Author: 0 West Ham boss David Moyes urges unity amongst warring fans

West Ham United has called an emergency meeting after several pitch invasions and crowd protests interrupted the club's 3-0 defeat to Burnley at the London Stadium on Saturday. However, that hasn't stopped the former Chelsea man and he still plays for United States side Tampa Bay Rowdies in the second tier of the U.S. league and he has already started working on the future.

Sports Richard Sherman To Meet With 49ers On Saturday
Author: 0 Richard Sherman To Meet With 49ers On Saturday

The New England Patriots have a need at cornerback and Sherman is said to be their preferred option. It would seem the 49ers are wasting no time, as coach Kyle Shanahan reportedly met with Sherman at a Bay Area restaurant Friday evening, per The Athletic's Marcus Thompson .

Author: 0 Redskins: Comparing Alex Smith trade to Tyrod Taylor trade

The Cleveland Browns found their young veteran quarterback Friday when they agreed to a trade with the Buffalo Bills for Tyrod Taylor . The teams will also swap late-round picks, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because league rules prohibit teams from announcing any trades until next week.

Sports Deontay Wilder Time's Up for Anthony Joshua ... 'I Declare War'
Author: 0 Deontay Wilder Time's Up for Anthony Joshua ... 'I Declare War'

Parker: "Because I'm prepared, I'm going to come ready, I'm going to be in the best shape and I'm sure you'll do the same". "You got to let him know in the prison - I come in peace". The fight is preceded by a host of high-profile heavyweight clashes with the likes of Joshua's former adversary Dillian Whyte and prospective future opponent Jarrell Miller both in action.

Sports Red Devils to trigger Samuel Umtiti's £54m release clause this summer
Author: 0 Red Devils to trigger Samuel Umtiti's £54m release clause this summer

Mourinho would be willing to offer Umtiti around €9m in wages per season to make the move to the Premier League. With numerous club's supporters unconvinced by Phil Jones and Chris Smalling, it's perhaps little surprise to see that it's a central defender that reportedly tops Mourinho's list.

Sports National Basketball Association roundup: Celtics clinch playoff spot
Author: 0 National Basketball Association roundup: Celtics clinch playoff spot

But in 2017, he played five less minutes and snagged three less rebounds-per-game. With their 117-109 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves , the Boston Celtics are once again heading to the playoffs. Towns added 15 points and 11 rebounds. And then for him to get up, that's a strong kid, man. Morris and Smart helped the Boston bench outscore Minnesota's 42-20.

Sports Emery: PSG will one day win the Champions League
Author: 0 Emery: PSG will one day win the Champions League

Reports in France from L'Equipe have claimed PSG have already made contact with Conte's representatives, and could offer him a bumper deal to leave Stamford Bridge and take over in Paris in the summer. And Chelsea boss Conte is their top target to take over. Emery who is out of contract at the end of the season is expected to pay the price. "My concern is to prepare for the next match", Emery said.

Sports ESPN shuffles Sean McDonough out of 'Monday Night Football' booth
Author: 0 ESPN shuffles Sean McDonough out of 'Monday Night Football' booth

Neil Best first worked at Newsday in 1982, returned in 1985 after a detour to Alaska and has been here since, specializing in high schools, college basketball, the National Football League and most recently sports media and business. It turns out, ESPN will be replacing more than just their analyst. That means MNF will have a brand-new booth this upcoming season. McDonough's other CBS assignments included a diverse array of sports - men's and women's college basketball, NFL , golf, U.S.

Author: 0 Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar to make Barcelona return?

Mundo Deportivo reported that Neymar had told his former club that he made a mistake in leaving Barca, trying to step out of Lionel Messi's shadow was wrong to want independence from Lionel Messi and was disappointed by the standard of the opposition in the French championship.

Sports Antonio Conte to hold talks with Paris Saint-Germain?
Author: 0 Antonio Conte to hold talks with Paris Saint-Germain?

Seeing no progression after being dumped out of the competition by Barcelona at the same stage 12 months ago, the Parc des Princes chiefs believe Conte could be the man to secure their so far elusive success. London could witness another end of season exit in Antonio Conte , whose future at Chelsea has been shredded in doubt for some time. The Italian look set to leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the campaign and according to reports his agent has already been in talks with the ...

Sports SEC issues statement on Nick Weatherspoon injury
Author: 0 SEC issues statement on Nick Weatherspoon injury

And now, Tennessee and MSU are meeting up for the second time this season. Meanwhile, Tennessee is playing to improve its seed in the Big Dance and make a pitch for pod protection in the early rounds that potentially could see it open in the friendly confines of Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

Sports Lowry scores 30, Raptors end Rockets' win streak at 17 games
Author: 0 Lowry scores 30, Raptors end Rockets' win streak at 17 games

Despite their struggles from 3-point range, Houston chipped away and knotted the score at 102-102 on a 3-pointer by Harden with 2:10 left. Houston fouled Valanciunas, who made a pair to put Toronto up by 3 with 5.4 seconds to go. … The Raptors begin a three-game road trip beginning on Sunday in NY against the Knicks. Rockets: F Ryan Anderson (left hip) missed his sixth straight game.

Sports Jonny Bairstow ton helps England win series against New Zealand
Author: 0 Jonny Bairstow ton helps England win series against New Zealand

Bairstow posted his century with eight fours and six sixes and reached 104 from 60 balls before being dismissed hit wicket. Ben Stokes (26no off 18) wrapped up victory with a six off the expensive Sodhi as England condemned the hosts to their first ODI defeat on the ground in nine games and ensured skipper Eoin Morgan (8) celebrated a series victory in his 200th ODI.

Sports French President Emmanuel Macron accords the ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan
Author: 0 French President Emmanuel Macron accords the ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Travelling with his wife Brigitte and delegation of businessmen and ministry officials, Macron will tour India from March 9 to March 12. Later they will hold delegation level talks in New Delhi today. The last visit of the French president to India was in January 2016 when Macron was the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations that year. The French President's visit is aimed at strengthening ties between India and France in the areas of maritime security and counter-terrorism.

Sports Man City v Basel: 5 things we learned
Author: 0 Man City v Basel: 5 things we learned

The best example was two days ago. Guardiola will continue to wear the ribbon for pre and post-match media commitments, as is permitted, with the FA's kit and advertising regulations referring specifically to the technical area during games.

Sports State's Wade will miss Big 12 tourney showdown with Kansas
Author: 0 State's Wade will miss Big 12 tourney showdown with Kansas

Wade could end up on an National Basketball Association team due to his size and ability to stretch the floor. Arizona State won its first 12 games and was ranked third in late December, matching its highest ranking in school history. Lard can rebound well and has shown the ability to be a high level player in this system. The Wildcats went 22-10 on the season and won 10 out of 18 games in Big 12 action.

Sports Lawmakers backpedal on pension bill, send it back to committee
Author: 0 Lawmakers backpedal on pension bill, send it back to committee

State workers hired since January 1, 2014 already receive cash-balance plans that guarantee retirement accounts grow by at least 4 percent every year. On Wednesday, Bevin said anyone opposing pension changes is "either ill-informed or willfully blind". "Even local communities are going to feel this".

Sports Six Nations 2018: Garry Ringrose replaces injured Chris Farrell in Ireland team
Author: 0 Six Nations 2018: Garry Ringrose replaces injured Chris Farrell in Ireland team

Such an impressive victory has put Joe Schmidt's side in pole position to end their three-year barren run, something that could well happen as soon as this weekend and with a round to spare depending on the outcome of their home meeting with Scotland - who still have a slim chance of success themselves after those memorable Murrayfield heroics - and England's subsequent "Le Crunch" clash with France in Paris.

Sports UNC rallies from cold start to roar past Miami, 82-65
Author: 0 UNC rallies from cold start to roar past Miami, 82-65

He did grab 13 rebounds in 30 minutes of play against the Hurricanes, but the Tar Heels simply can not withstand another shooting night like that from him against a much more talented squad in Duke. He's 9-for-34 and 3-for-20 on 3-pointers in his last three games. "It's embarrassing to try the sucker and not do it", he said. "I thought that was huge for us getting us back in the game".

Sports DeShone Kizer to Packers as Part of Damarious Randall Trade with Browns
Author: 0 DeShone Kizer to Packers as Part of Damarious Randall Trade with Browns

From the #Browns to Green Bay. It's also being reported that Cleveland sent QB DeShone Kizer to the Packers in the deal for Randall. The teams also swapped picks in the fourth and fifth rounds, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . Kizer was thrown into the fire with the Browns and had to try to learn through experience-without the help of a veteran quarterback. Providing Rodgers remains healthy, it will be years before Kizer is expected to start in Green Bay.

Author: 0 LeBron James' free agency list includes only Cavs, Lakers, Rockets & 76ers

Which Jokic will turn up? Larry Nance Jr .is the third double-digit scorer and George Hill is dishing three assists. While more and more young superstars rise up the charts of league leaders, James' name remains a constant - he's now fourth in the National Basketball Association in points per game, second in assists per game, 17th in rebounds and 21st in steals.

Sports Basel restore some pride with plucky win at Man City
Author: 0 Basel restore some pride with plucky win at Man City

Pep Guardiola's side head into the second leg of their last-16 tie against Basel holding a 4-0 lead from the first meeting between the sides in Switzerland three weeks ago. His class was exemplified on Sunday as City dominated reigning Premier League champions Chelsea in a peculiar match. City is in the Champions League quarter-finals for only the second time.

Sports West Ham v Burnley: Hammers can grab vital win in tight match
Author: 0 West Ham v Burnley: Hammers can grab vital win in tight match

Sometimes in life you come across challenges both on and off the field lately most of mine have... Moyes will be hoping to grab the first three of those desired points on Saturday afternoon when they face Burnley , who only last weekend achieved the magic 40 point mark themselves.

Sports Pelicans' Davis doubtful vs. Wizards, MRI shows ankle sprain
Author: 0 Pelicans' Davis doubtful vs. Wizards, MRI shows ankle sprain

The team will likely be without Davis for that game, however, after he sprained his ankle during the win against the Sacramento Kings . New Orleans was lights out from beyond the arc (11-26; 42.3 percent). Those guys have been wonderful". More impressively, he's averaged 35.6 points, 13.6 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 3.1 blocks and 2.8 steals during the Pelicans' winning streak, including a 53-point outburst against the Phoenix Suns on February 26 that led to a Western Conference Player of ...