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Sports Federer wins rain-delayed match
Author: 0 Federer wins rain-delayed match

The world number one had looked well on his way to a comfortable second-round victory when rain halted play on Saturday with the second set tied at 2-2, but he did not have it all his own way a day later. Third seed Grigor Dimitrov and Novak Djokovic have also suffered shock early exits. Daniel, ranked 109 in the world, claimed the biggest win of his career as the qualifier prevailed 7-6 (7/3), 4-6, 6-1.

Sports Packers Aquire QB In Trade With Cleveland
Author: 0 Packers Aquire QB In Trade With Cleveland

The Packers now hold the first pick on the draft's third day (No. 101) and the first pick in the fifth round (No. 138). With marquee cornerbacks on the market in free agency, a group that will soon include Richard Sherman, the Packers could be positioning themselves to be major players there.

Author: 0 Timberwolves go to Towns in 109-103 win vs. Warriors

RAPTORS 132, KNICKS 106: Jonas Valanciunas scored 17 points, Kyle Lowry had 16 and Toronto won at NY for its season-high eighth straight victory. Draymond Green added 10 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, but he had trouble defending Towns down low.

Sports NIT No. 1 seeds: USC, Notre Dame, Baylor, Saint Mary's
Author: 0 NIT No. 1 seeds: USC, Notre Dame, Baylor, Saint Mary's

The return to the NIT marks the first time Penn State has played in the tournament since winning it in 2009 with a victory over Baylor . Instead, Penn State will have to face a tougher road in the tournament and work through a hard section of the bracket .

Sports Misfiring strikers continue to give Antonio Conte cause for concern
Author: 0 Misfiring strikers continue to give Antonio Conte cause for concern

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte , says his side can not afford to drop more points from now til the end of the season following their recent struggles. The French worldwide missed three fixtures earlier in the season as a result of a hamstring problem, while he was left out of last week's 1-0 defeat against Manchester City as a precaution due to an apparent fainting incident in training two day before.

Sports Stephen Gallacher top 10 as Matt Wallace wins Indian Hero Open
Author: 0 Stephen Gallacher top 10 as Matt Wallace wins Indian Hero Open

Grillo is alongside Andrew "Beef" Johnston and Austria's Matthias Schwab at 5-under, Pablo Larrazabal and American Sihwan Kim at 4-under. Johnston's birdie effort from the left edge of the green looked destined for the hole, but spun around it and stayed out, leaving Wallace two putts for the title.

Sports Phillies Sign Jake Arrieta
Author: 0 Phillies Sign Jake Arrieta

Since Arrieta turned down a qualifying offer with Chicago, the Phils will need to surrender their second best draft pick if they want to sign Arrieta, as well as $500,000 from their worldwide signing bonus stockpile. Arrieta, 32, finished last season with a 14-10 record, a 3.53 ERA, and a 163/55 K/BB ratio in 168 1/3 innings for the Cubs. Philadelphia appeared ready to begin the season with several question marks in its starting rotation.

Sports All eyes on Tiger Woods in Valspar Championship final round
Author: 0 All eyes on Tiger Woods in Valspar Championship final round

He absolutely needed to make birdie at the 17th to have any chance and seemed to kill those odds when his tee shot went to 43 feet. That's a stretch of 1,659 days between the past two top-five finishes in Woods' career. The 42-year-old, sporting his familiar final-day attire of a red polo shirt and black pants, started the day tied for second with Justin Rose and Brandt Snedeker at eight under, a stroke behind unheralded rookie Corey Conners.

Sports Berry, balanced attack push No. 25 Rhode Island past St. Joseph's
Author: 0 Berry, balanced attack push No. 25 Rhode Island past St. Joseph's

The Rams are also feeling good. Jared Terrell's 3-pointer from the right wing gave URI its largest cushion of the day at 82-75, and Dowtin's 3-pointer with 19.3 seconds left effectively iced it. Matthews scored nine first-half points on three 3-pointers as Rhode Island led 33-32 at the break. "We've been in the gym a lot lately", Dowtin said.

Sports Winter Weather Advisory issued for Ohio Co
Author: 0 Winter Weather Advisory issued for Ohio Co

Travel could be hard due to periodic low visibility. Across far southern Kentucky and north central Kentucky, 1 to 2 inches are expected. As of Saturday, the nor'easter's expected track put its impact more along the coast than inland areas like the Lehigh Valley, said Joe Miketta, with the National Weather Service .

Sports WWE Fastlane 2018: Full match card
Author: 0 WWE Fastlane 2018: Full match card

But predicting the outcome isn't enough. If anything, I think Rollins on SmackDown Live, in a feud with AJ Styles, may be the right way to go. Rusev hasn't exactly been in the best form in the ring over the past year, but when he's on he's one of the best wrestlers in the company, making him a stern test for Nakamura leading up to his match against the WWE Champion at WrestleMania 34.

Sports Barcelona reach mutual agreement with Gremio to sign Brazilian starlet Arthur
Author: 0 Barcelona reach mutual agreement with Gremio to sign Brazilian starlet Arthur

Gremio were not keen on selling the midfielder, and the arrival of Coutinho also dampened talks, but Barcelona has now confirmed there is a deal in place to sign Arthur . Rules in Spain allow each club to only have three non-EU players, with Barcelona's spaces now taken up by Yerry Mina, Paulinho and Philippe Coutinho .

Sports Giants CB Rodgers-Cromartie may take pay cut
Author: 0 Giants CB Rodgers-Cromartie may take pay cut

Last week, reports surfaced Rodgers-Cromartie was undergoing a position switch, from cornerback to safety, but that proved to be inaccurate - the Giants' coaching staff was taken aback by that news. While Rodgers-Cromartie seemed content with the move, Giants defensive tackle Damon Harrison was not. Rodgers-Cromartie allegedly had broken some team rules late the previous week in practice, before arguing with McAdoo on the sideline over playing time that Sunday in a home game against the ...

Sports Harry Kane's injury against Bournemouth causes social media meltdown
Author: 0 Harry Kane's injury against Bournemouth causes social media meltdown

MAURICIO POCHETTINO confirmed to Sky Sports at half time that it is his right ankle and it could be ligament damage. Footage shows his ankle roll but he limped off the pitch and straight down the tunnel. More to come as more information on Kane's injury becomes available . He missed five league matches and three Champions league group stage games before coming back in November.

Sports Warriors Pull Through To Victory Thanks To Durant
Author: 0 Warriors Pull Through To Victory Thanks To Durant

Golden State Warriors guard/forward Andre Iguodala (left wrist sprain) is questionable to play on Sunday against the Minnesota Timberwolves . Golden State managed to still get the 125-101 victory behind the play of Thompson and Curry, who combined for 50 points in the Warriors' win.

Sports Giants, NFL aware of Odell Beckham Jr
Author: 0 Giants, NFL aware of Odell Beckham Jr

Cuenca said she has been contacted from someone within the Giants organization since the video was published, but did not elaborate further on the specifics of the conversation. The Giants say they're aware of its existence. The video comes as the Giants superstar, 25, enters the final season of his rookie contract - and is angling for an extension that would make him the highest-paid receiver in the NFL.

Sports #SAvAUS Proteas looking good against Australia at tea
Author: 0 #SAvAUS Proteas looking good against Australia at tea

If Australia can get the three wickets they need early, they stand every chance in this Test, but if the tail hangs around with de Villiers then it'll make it very hard to win at Port Elizabeth for the Aussies. "Today was a tough day of test cricket and those people who are test-match lovers would appreciate the skill of the bowling and, especially when AB was batting toward the end, the skill of the batting", Amla sad.

Sports Arsenal score landmark Premier League goal against Watford
Author: 0 Arsenal score landmark Premier League goal against Watford

Mustafi's goal, which came eight minutes into the game, was Arsenal's 1,000th in the Premier League. Henrikh Mkhitaryan's strike wrapped up the points, but there was concern for Wenger as Mustafi limped off in the closing stages. When Ozil swung a deep free-kick towards the far post, Mustafi punished slack marking by Jose Holebas and Adrian Mariappa as the German defender powered a close-range header past Karnezis.

Author: 0 Van Dijk relishing first taste of Manchester United v Liverpool

Speaking to Sky Sports , Lukaku said: "I think the manager in his mind thinks that I'm like his sergeant on the pitch, and that's odd for a striker because it's usually the midfielders". Lukaku was confident, from experience, he could be dominant over Lovren. His attitude is phenomenal. United are certainly an efficient team but there is the sense that they're one that isn't completely fluid yet and one expects them to be next season when Romelu could potentially grab even more goals.

Sports Chelsea ready to challenge Man Utd bid for Barcelona defender Umtiti
Author: 0 Chelsea ready to challenge Man Utd bid for Barcelona defender Umtiti

However, lurking in the media this morning is the inference that the defender could become the target of a transfer bid from the English Premier League. The Spanish publication said on their Friday front cover [9 March] that Mourinho already tried to sign the France global during the January transfer window and will redouble his efforts this summer.

Sports Bandhan Bank Limited IPO to open on March 15
Author: 0 Bandhan Bank Limited IPO to open on March 15

At the top end of the price band, Bandhan Bank will be valued at almost Rs 450 billion, making it the eight most valuable bank in the country. The current pricing makes the three-year-old lender the eighth most valuable bank in the country, just after Yes Bank.

Sports TCU falls to Kansas State in overtime
Author: 0 TCU falls to Kansas State in overtime

Marcus Garrett and Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk responded with back-to-back threes, before Graham converted on his first and the Jayhawks' seventh trey of the first half. On Jan. 3 of this season, after posting a 20-point home win over Oklahoma State , Oklahoma stood 12-1 and ranked No. 7 in the Associated Press Top 25.

Sports Tiger Woods contending only six months after fearing career over
Author: 0 Tiger Woods contending only six months after fearing career over

Conners carded a 3-under-par 68 on Saturday to claim a one stroke lead at 9-under 204 after the third round at Innisbrook Resort's Copperhead Course in Palm Harbor, Fla. South Africans Rory Sabbatini (67) and Tyrone Van Aswegen (68), Ryan Palmer (70) and Kelly Kraft (70) are all four back in a tie for seventh to round out the top 10.

Sports Lance Lynn all-in on winning now with Minnesota Twins
Author: 0 Lance Lynn all-in on winning now with Minnesota Twins

That's become a common refrain among baseball players, and while Lynn isn't doing his fellow free agents any favors, he clearly feels the Twins are ready to contend. He also had by far the worst strikeout-to-walk ratio (1.96) of his career, which has been entirely in the National League. But it's a price the Twins are apparently willing to pay to upgrade their rotation once more.

Sports South Africa's Rabada charged over Smith shoulder bump
Author: 0 South Africa's Rabada charged over Smith shoulder bump

Warner's wife Candice had a well-publicised encounter with Williams in 2007, before she met the Aussie vice-captain. The two officials were photographed with three spectators wearing the masks at the match at St George's Park in Port Elizabeth .

Sports Providence College Friars lose to Villanova in Big East Championship game
Author: 0 Providence College Friars lose to Villanova in Big East Championship game

Creighton took its largest lead as Foster drained a three-pointer to put CU up 33-26 on the first trip of the second half, but Providence rallied and retook the lead at 51-49 on a trey by Isaiah Jackson with 7:19 left. "We're more concerned about how to stop them". The Wildcats (30-4) won their second straight Big East Tournament and third in four years (losing in the 2016 final).

Sports Fired-up Rabada takes 5, Australia out for 243 in 2nd test
Author: 0 Fired-up Rabada takes 5, Australia out for 243 in 2nd test

But once De Villiers came to the wicket, he immediately started scoring all round the wicket, injecting urgency into the South African innings and putting the pressure back on the Australian bowlers. Lungi Ngidi (3/51) and Vernon Philander (2/25) supported Rabada well. When they took tea they had faced 66 overs. Match referee Jeff Crowe also called the captains and managers to a meeting on the eve of the second test in an attempt to calm the situation.

Sports 49ers sign Marquise Goodwin to three-year extension
Author: 0 49ers sign Marquise Goodwin to three-year extension

The 49ers have positional needs at inside linebacker , edge rusher , cornerback , and guard. After signing a one-year deal with the Niners in 2017 Fusco enjoyed a decent debut season. He has the fifth-fastest 40-yard dash (4.27 seconds) at the National Football League combine and finished 10th in the long jump at the 2012 Olympics.

Author: 0 Jürgen Klopp: Liverpool ready to spend big

The January capture of Virgil van Dijk for £75 million meant that the Anfield club emulated the sort of individual spending their rivals have previously undertaken with the Holland player's impact quick to justify that world-record outlay for a defender.

Sports Chelsea's Kenedy, on-loan at Newcastle, bags his brace against Southampton
Author: 0 Chelsea's Kenedy, on-loan at Newcastle, bags his brace against Southampton

On the other side of the coin, Southampton are not looking good either. In addition to that, they have failed to score enough goals which has resulted in a dire situation for the club. The Scottish worldwide placed a left-footed shot low into the bottom right corner. Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino criticised his players for not representing the values of the club as he apologised to fans after they slumped to a 3-0 Premier League defeat at Newcastle United .

Sports How Browns' trade for Tyrod Taylor will affect Giants on draft night
Author: 0 How Browns' trade for Tyrod Taylor will affect Giants on draft night

Next Wednesday is the start of the new league year for the NFL , but the Cleveland Browns did their part to fill the transaction wire on Friday afternoon. The Dolphins will receive a fourth-round pick this year and a seventh-rounder in 2019, one of the people said. During that time, he finished with two 1,000-yard campaigns and was the NFL's leader in receptions last season.

Sports Neymar proud of PSG despite Champions League exit
Author: 0 Neymar proud of PSG despite Champions League exit

Zidane also labelled praise given to him for the victory at Parc des Princes as "bullshit" because the Frenchman said criticism will soon return if his team's form dips. Once again they have fallen short, but despite the crushing nature of another premature exit from Europe, Emery believes the Qatar-backed club will eventually go all the way in the Champions League, even if it is without him at the helm.

Sports Iheanacho Scores First Leicester League Goal, Ndidi Shines; Everton, Newcastle Win
Author: 0 Iheanacho Scores First Leicester League Goal, Ndidi Shines; Everton, Newcastle Win

Hegazi's side will play their next game away at Bournemouth at the same time next Saturday. "I thought he might give us something going forward, he's got good ability and a good career in front of him. Leicester retain Europa League ambitions as they lie three points behind seventh-placed Burnley . We lacked some confidence after our last draw at home.

Sports South African cricket officials forced to apologise for Sonny Bill masks
Author: 0 South African cricket officials forced to apologise for Sonny Bill masks

It didn't seem to throw Warner off too much, however, as he top-scored for Australia with 63 as the Aussies reached 243 all out on the first day of the second Test. The Warner and de Kock confrontation in the first test happened when de Kock, apparently frustrated at prolonged on-field verbal abuse from Warner, responded with a comment about Warner's wife and the encounter with Williams.