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Sports Portugal 0-3 Netherlands: 5 Talking Points
Author: 0 Portugal 0-3 Netherlands: 5 Talking Points

Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal suffered a 3-0 defeat to Netherlands in a friendly in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday night. The game had been well won by neat Dutch goals from Memphis Depay in the 11th minute, Ryan Babel in the 32nd, and captain Virgil Van Dijk in first-half stoppage time.

Author: 0 Thibaut Courtois says he is committed to Chelsea

Chelsea have been in contract talks with Belgium internationals Courtois and Eden Hazard - who has also been linked with Real. As announced by Belgium national team manager Roberto Martínez, Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois has left the Belgium team camp and returned to Cobham due to an ongoing issue concerning an injury.

Sports Yankees' Bird to see foot specialist
Author: 0 Yankees' Bird to see foot specialist

A starter at second for Arizona last season, Drury beat out Andujar this season at third, a position that opened up this winter due the Yankees losing Todd Frazier to free agency and trading Chase Headley to the San Diego Padres. First base has been a sore spot for the Yankees since late in the 2015 season when Mark Teixeira fouled a ball off his shin and had a strong season cut short.

Sports Ex-Indians Star Albert Belle Arrested for Indecent Exposure ... And DUI
Author: 0 Ex-Indians Star Albert Belle Arrested for Indecent Exposure ... And DUI

Albert Belle in his action for the Baltimore Orioles. The baseball bad boy slugged Milwaukee Brewers second basemen Fernando Vina in the face during a 1996 game. Albert Belle , 51, was booked into the Maricopa County jail in Arizona on Sunday. The jail is near the San Francisco Giants' training facility, however, it was unclear which game Belle was at as details about his arrest weren't immediately released.

Sports Odell Beckham won't play without contract extension
Author: 0 Odell Beckham won't play without contract extension

The latest incident for Beckham is the posting of a seven-second clip to social media that showed Beckham in a bed next to a pizza holding what appears to be some sort of brown cigarette or cigar. Beckham, who said he plans to play zero snaps this upcoming preseason to prevent injury, had at least 90 catches, 1,200 yards and 10 touchdowns in each of his first three seasons but fell short this past year due to injury.

Sports Jets owner says they've pulled their offer to Ndamukong Suh
Author: 0 Jets owner says they've pulled their offer to Ndamukong Suh

The team was believed to have presented him with the most lucrative offer among the few teams that he met with since being let go by the Miami Dolphins . "That's where I have to leave it". NEW YORK - Terrelle Pryor is hoping for a Big-Apple bounce-back with the Jets. Suh is also 31, and while he figures to have some good years left, he wouldn't appear to fit into the youth movement the Jets launched last year.

Sports Unearthed Vid Shows Cameron Bancroft Pocketing Sugar During Ashes In January
Author: 0 Unearthed Vid Shows Cameron Bancroft Pocketing Sugar During Ashes In January

Soon after Cameron Bancroft was caught tampering the ball during the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town , Australian captain Steve Smith claimed emphatically that his team had never indulged in cheating before. The fallout of the controversy led to Smith and vice captain David Warner standing down from their respective roles for the reminder of the third Test which Australia eventually lost.

Sports Justin Thomas advances to Match Play semifinals
Author: 0 Justin Thomas advances to Match Play semifinals

Kisner won his only hole at the par-3 11th to keep the match on ice, but Watson closed out with a birdie at the par-5 12th. "So, I will call the resort tonight or get my assistant to call the resort to say: 'Hey?" Watson will play Justin Thomas in the opening semi-final, while Sweden's Alex Noren will tackle American Kevin Kisner .

Sports Grand Rapids Drive forward Zeke Upshaw collapses on the court
Author: 0 Grand Rapids Drive forward Zeke Upshaw collapses on the court

Shortly after arriving, trainers called over EMTs and a stretcher took Upshaw off the court and out of the arena. 'He wasn't moving, ' Zane told MLive.com. Upshaw, who is in his second season with the Drive, played three seasons at Illinois State and finished his college career with a year at Hofstra. More than a quarter of National Basketball Association players come from the developmental league.

Sports Didier Drogba Weighs in On Supposed Paul Pogba-Jose Mourinho Rift
Author: 0 Didier Drogba Weighs in On Supposed Paul Pogba-Jose Mourinho Rift

The United star will be hoping to feature when France play World Cup hosts Russian Federation on Tuesday and rediscover his best form as Mourinho's men host Swansea City this Saturday. Mourinho confirmed his interest in Bale when United and Real met in the European Super Cup in August and the 28-year-old is said to be open-minded about his future.

Sports Three things to know about Loyola-Chicago, Michigan's next opponent
Author: 0 Three things to know about Loyola-Chicago, Michigan's next opponent

The Ramblers (32-5) punched their ticket to San Antonio as South Regional champions with a 78-62 stomping of ninth-seeded Kansas State early Saturday evening. MI takes a 32-7 record into next Saturday's Final Four . They are now averaging 74.1 points, ranking them 166th overall. The thing about Michigan's team, they are not totally defined by one particular player.

Sports Duke, Texas Tech, Villanova, Kansas sweet to elite
Author: 0 Duke, Texas Tech, Villanova, Kansas sweet to elite

It had plowed through No. 10 seed Tulsa by 87-68 and No. 2 seed Syracuse by 97-85 before withstanding No. 14 seed Cleveland State by 71-70. Kansas , as the No. College basketball is seemingly the forgotten winter sport year in and year out in Boston, taking a distant back seat to the Celtics, the Bruins, and probably Hockey East.

Author: 0 NASCAR Martinsville: Cup race postponed until Monday after snow

NASCAR announced the cancellation and noted the entire field for the sixth race of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season will be set by owners' points. The race never restarted, and NASCAR stopped the trucks on pit road after Lap 23 at 1:16 p.m. CT. The snow is expected to clear by mid-Sunday morning, but with emergency services needing to direct its attention elsewhere and with travel hard NASCAR officials met early Sunday morning and determined the races needed to be pushed back a ...

Sports Thinking Southgate makes case for England's defence
Author: 0 Thinking Southgate makes case for England's defence

Gareth Southgate has admitted that he has been thrilled by Jesse Lingard's recent good form for Manchester United . The most encouraging aspect of many for Southgate was that this solid performance featured only three in his starting XI - Kyle Walker, Raheem Sterling and John Stones - who look sure of also starting in their World Cup opener.

Author: 0 Justin Thomas the man to beat at the WGC Matchplay championship

If he beats Watson on Sunday, Thomas will play in the afternoon for the crown against the victor of the other semi-final between Swede Alex Noren and American Kevin Kisner. Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose, Adam Scott and Rickie Fowler are skipping Match Play for the second straight year. "I just want to enjoy every single minute I spend in Austin".

Sports Ex-Florida Panthers, Marlins, Dolphins owner Wayne Huizenga dies at 80
Author: 0 Ex-Florida Panthers, Marlins, Dolphins owner Wayne Huizenga dies at 80

No cause of death was given. Huizenga - no direct relation to Zeeland Congressman Bill Huizenga - is responsible for the video-rental chain Blockbuster; trash hauler Waste Management Inc.; and retailer AutoNation Inc. For a time, Huizenga was also a favorite with South Florida sports fans, drawing cheers and autograph seekers in public. "The Florida Panthers organization is heartbroken by the news of H.

Sports Thorpe: England can save Test thanks to New Zealand rain
Author: 0 Thorpe: England can save Test thanks to New Zealand rain

Williamson reached his milestone century with a deft single through the gully off James Anderson , the most successful of the England bowlers with three of the four wickets to fall. In the longer term Thorpe suggested the preparation for Test matches needs to be looked at, after the build up to this Test was restricted to two two-day games against a New Zealand XI.

Sports Wenger trusts Wilshere as captain despite contract stand off
Author: 0 Wenger trusts Wilshere as captain despite contract stand off

It also states that Chelsea are interested in bringing the 44-year-old to Stamford Bridge. But it appears Arsenal have stolen a march on their Premier League rivals by already starting discussions with highly-rated German coach. The ESPN FC team answer your tweets on Ed Woodward and Manchester United, Thomas Tuchel's managerial future and more . Thomas Tuchel is in advanced negotiations with Arsenal about succeeding Arsene Wenger this summer, according to multiple reports on Sunday ...

Sports Salah rumours to Madrid take an interesting turn
Author: 0 Salah rumours to Madrid take an interesting turn

Salah's goal tally could be a clue to his potential departure, as before Luis Suarez left for Barcelona, he had scored 31 goals in 37 games for Liverpool , and Salah has scored 36 goals in 40 games this season. Rush - Liverpool's all-time record goalscorer with 346 goals - also reiterated that Salah's personal record, however remarkable, will be insignificant if Liverpool fail to win any silverware at the end of the season.

Sports Australian GP: Beaming Lewis Hamilton burns Sebastian Vettel with 'smile' jibe
Author: 0 Australian GP: Beaming Lewis Hamilton burns Sebastian Vettel with 'smile' jibe

I had a race last season when I was one lap down and still ended up second. "I thought (the grid penalty) was unjust". "We've had a pretty good test, much better than a year ago. "It's one of those really terrible moments when you're out there, middle of the track, all the cameras are on you, the auto is in bits and pieces, your whole weekend is gone because unless something miraculous happens tomorrow his chances are very, very slim for anything".

Sports China may hike tariffs on United States pork, other goods in trade spat
Author: 0 China may hike tariffs on United States pork, other goods in trade spat

China's commerce ministry warned that a 15 percent tariff on 120 goods worth nearly $1 billion - including fresh fruit, nuts and wine - would be imposed if the U.S. It appealed for dialogue "to avoid damage to overall Chinese-U.S. cooperation". -China Business Council, which represents American companies that do business with China.

Sports Manchester United Decide To Finally Join The 21st Century, Launch Women's Team
Author: 0 Manchester United Decide To Finally Join The 21st Century, Launch Women's Team

The club have applied to the FA to form a professional women's team in the WSL2, as they look to challenge the likes of Manchester City and Chelsea , who have dominated the women's game in recent seasons. Ex-United player and current England women's coach Phil Neville recently called on his former club to form a women's team. He told espn.co.uk: "That will determine for me, personally, if I continue or if I say, "You know what?" According to Paul Hirst of the Times , the club are ...

Sports Cardinals trade offensive lineman Jared Veldheer for 6th-round draft pick
Author: 0 Cardinals trade offensive lineman Jared Veldheer for 6th-round draft pick

In four seasons with the Raiders, Jared Veldheer played 53 games with 48 starts. He signed a five-year, $35 million contract in March 2014 after four seasons with the Oakland Raiders. He is owed a base salary of $6.5 million for 2018. This means that Veldheer is going to play for his third team since he entered the league via the 2010 NFL Draft.

Sports Caroline Wozniacki says family was threatened at Miami Open match
Author: 0 Caroline Wozniacki says family was threatened at Miami Open match

However, Miami Open officials said they were not aware during the match of any threats and would have been handled the situation immediately if notified. Wozniacki complained to the chair umpire during the match about crowd noise but Blake said the tournament was unaware of any threatening comments. They never witnessed, nor were they notified of any specific threats made to the players or their families.

Sports Roger Federer vs Thanasi Kokkinakis, Miami Open
Author: 0 Roger Federer vs Thanasi Kokkinakis, Miami Open

Federer, who is making his 17 Miami Open appearance this year, said he hopes the Hard Rock Stadium location will be good for fans and players. Asked how he felt about losing the top spot, Federer said: "I deserve it after this match". Although both players were unseeded - Williams because she was returning from maternity leave, Osaka because her success is recent - they were hardly unknown.

Sports Dallas Cowboys: Cowboys sign Allen Hurns
Author: 0 Dallas Cowboys: Cowboys sign Allen Hurns

On Friday, America's Team reportedly made their first splash signing. There are varying paths the Cowboys could travel in this upcoming NFL Draft, and one way that could be this season is another year of focus on the defensive side of the ball as the rebuild of the defense continues to become a completed plan.

Sports Rabada, Morkel rock Australia
Author: 0 Rabada, Morkel rock Australia

The Aussie opener had been castled by Kagiso Rabada after hitting the Proteas fast bowler for four fours and a six in the five balls before his dismissal. Morné Morkel is fast approaching the sunset of his worldwide career, but yesterday was a day to savour when he had Shaun Marsh caught behind. He broke out of a team huddle to pump his fists and then looked up at the sky.

Sports F1 2018 Australian Grand Prix: What we learned from qualifying
Author: 0 F1 2018 Australian Grand Prix: What we learned from qualifying

Hamilton moved past the six poles his idol Ayrton Senna claimed in the Australian race with a furious pace that will leave the Ferrari and Red Bull teams scratching their heads. "We were lucky because it was a big shunt", said Wolff. "The chassis is ok, the gearbox not". Ricciardo's hopes of a fifth career GP win - and a first podium on his home track in Melbourne - were dented when he was hit with a three-place grid penalty for Sunday's race.

Sports New Hurriyat chief's son joins terror group Hizbul
Author: 0 New Hurriyat chief's son joins terror group Hizbul

Sources close to Sehrai family said Junaid Ashraf Khan , MBA pass out from Kashmir university left for Friday prayers near his house in Baghat locality and has not returned since. There has been no official statement from the state police. "However, the matter is under investigation", said a police officer. "Occasionally, he used to go to the university", the source said.

Sports MI romps over Texas A&M, 99-72, into Elite Eight
Author: 0 MI romps over Texas A&M, 99-72, into Elite Eight

The victor advances to the Final Four on March 31 in San Antonio. On Thursday night, No. 4 seed and last year's national runner-up Gonzaga . The Seminoles will want to play the game uptempo. "Obviously, they're in this position they are in now". Unlike A&M, the Noles don't have tremendous size, but they are deep and athletic. "They got us going".

Sports Ryan Giggs wants Gareth Bale to stay at Real Madrid
Author: 0 Ryan Giggs wants Gareth Bale to stay at Real Madrid

The former winger also revealed that he sought tips from England rugby head coach Eddie Jones and Chelsea manager Antonio Conte. "I learned a lot about how lonely it was when I was United manager". The same has been reportedly informed to the Galacticos, and that will certainly bring United and any other pursuers back into the picture. Asked whether Real remains the best place for him, Giggs replied: "Yes".

Sports Top players from the Elite 8 teams — March Madness
Author: 0 Top players from the Elite 8 teams — March Madness

Kentucky shot just 26 percent in the first half but managed to close the gap before the break. Xavier Sneed leads Kansas State with 9 points. Perimeter shooting was key in spreading Baylor's defense as Tudor and Corosdale combined for seven 3-pointers on 13 attempts.