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Sports QB Teddy Bridgewater Will Sign With New York Jets
Author: 0 QB Teddy Bridgewater Will Sign With New York Jets

While Bridgewater will presumably compete for the starting spot, the Jets may still be in the hunt for another quarterback. If the Jets do want Bridgewater, then they've got to make an aggressive run at him, lest they lose out to another quarterback-needy team.

Sports Federal government will support Canada's part in 2026 World Cup bid
Author: 0 Federal government will support Canada's part in 2026 World Cup bid

Those behind the bid are touting the fact that they would not need to build any new stadiums as their list is made up of existing venues, many of which host National Football League and Major League Soccer matches. "We look forward to continuing our collaboration with the United Bid team and fellow host city candidates as we work to bring the FIFA World Cup back to the Bay Area".

Sports Crean, Georgia finalizing agreement
Author: 0 Crean, Georgia finalizing agreement

Georgia reportedly offered its job to former Ohio State coach Thad Matta earlier in the week, but Matta turned down the position. Before that, he coached Marquette for nine seasons and advanced to the Final Four in 2003. ET, but his arrival in Athens from Florida and his first message as coach have his tenure off and running. Crean and Georgia agreed to a 6-year contract on Thursday night, signaling the start of a new era for Bulldogs basketball after Mark Fox led the program for nine ...

Sports Is Jack Wilshere certain to go to the World Cup?
Author: 0 Is Jack Wilshere certain to go to the World Cup?

Pope said: "I feel great, obviously, it's the top of the game, the pinnacle you can get to, so, to be called up for your country is a massive honour". Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere was recalled to the England squad for the first time in almost two years and manager Gareth Southgate called up three new faces for this month's friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy .

Sports Drew Brees staying with Saints in reported two-year, $50m deal
Author: 0 Drew Brees staying with Saints in reported two-year, $50m deal

The deal includes about $27 million in guaranteed money, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. Which, as Duncan notes, means a lot that he'll be able to do it in New Orleans . The Saints have a pair of exciting young playmakers in Michael Thomas and Alvin Kamara, so their offense should again be unsafe with Brees at the helm.

Sports The long, lopsided history of Woods and Els
Author: 0 The long, lopsided history of Woods and Els

The pair will face off in Australia with Woods skipper of the United States and Els leading the International Team. File this one under "things we never thought we'd see" - Tiger Woods, US team captain. The Presidents Cup is a biennial contest that has been played since 1994, with Team USA winning ten of the previous 12 contents. "I keep getting just a little bit better and a little bit sharper", Woods said, per CNN .

Sports Packers Expected to Sign TE Jimmy Graham
Author: 0 Packers Expected to Sign TE Jimmy Graham

The move should put the Packers at roughly $30 million in cap space, but that doesn't include the impending signing of tight end Jimmy Graham, which will become official when the new league year begins on Wednesday. He caught 57 passes for 520 yards with 10 touchdowns past year with the Seahawks. In his ten-year career he has 6,800 yards receiving and 69 touchdowns.

Sports 'American Idol' night 2: Who isn't going to Hollywood?
Author: 0 'American Idol' night 2: Who isn't going to Hollywood?

After much therapy and struggling, he can now walk with crutches. As soon as Trevor stepped into the audition room, he was met with a "Good lord, you're a dreamboat" from host Luke Bryan , and Perry quickly added, "Yeah, my eyes lit up", before blatantly saying, "You're so hot".

Author: 0 Ireland knock England down to third in world rankings

The All Blacks remain the No. 1 side in the world. Having lost to Scotland and France , defeat to Ireland would mark England's worst Six Nations performance since 2006. . "When you get a loss it tests your mental resolve and that's the test we've got to face". They have gone unbeaten, winning 11 consecutive Test matches, a feat never matched by an Irish team before.

Sports Nebraska, Creighton make NCAA women's basketball tournament as double-digit seeds
Author: 0 Nebraska, Creighton make NCAA women's basketball tournament as double-digit seeds

The Buckeyes entered play 16-0-3 when scoring first and 14-0 when leading after one period. "We don't want to be a team that showed up and wasn't ready to play, we want to make sure we're prepared to give our best against MI". MSU is motivated to excel in March after going one-and-done in the 2016 Big Ten dance and getting dumped in the second round a year ago. Oklahoma staggered to the finish line, losing eight of its last 10 games.

Sports Serena Williams started after 15 months break
Author: 0 Serena Williams started after 15 months break

While she had numerous unforced errors and eight double faults, the No. 8 seed did enough to advance. Serena leads 17-11 - and has claimed five of their past six meetings. Presently unseeded Serena was the world No.1 when she began her long vacation from the game, following her victory at the 2017 Australian Open, where she was already expecting daughter Alexis Olympia, who was born in September.

Sports LeBron James' crafty no-look pass had the entire Lakers team fooled
Author: 0 LeBron James' crafty no-look pass had the entire Lakers team fooled

Soon-to-be superstar free agent LeBron James is evidently impressed by the young Los Angeles Lakers team. Meanwhile, the Cavs (38-28) have dropped down to No. "It is going to be a lot of fun". As Randle outdueled James in spurts on Sunday, it was hard not to think about the impact each player could have on the future of the other.

Sports Tiger Woods: Fantastic effort, but falls just short
Author: 0 Tiger Woods: Fantastic effort, but falls just short

Woods' fusion surgery ended a brief comeback bid past year. NEW YORK - Fresh off a record-setting performance in the New England Indoor Track & Field Championships earlier this week, Exeter High School senior Jackie Gaughan placed third in the 2-mile at the New Balance Nationals Indoor on Sunday.

Sports SEC Tournament: Cats expecting 'fun' game against Vols in finals
Author: 0 SEC Tournament: Cats expecting 'fun' game against Vols in finals

Rewind to February 6th earlier this year. He laid it in to put United Kingdom ahead 64-62. Since then, this series has been all Vols. Admiral Schofield had 22 points and 10 rebounds to lead Tennessee , which was attempting to win its first tournament championship since 1979.

Sports Google Doodle commemorates PyeongChang Winter Paralympics 2018
Author: 0 Google Doodle commemorates PyeongChang Winter Paralympics 2018

It is a turnaround from a year ago, when tensions soared as the North fired missiles that could reach the USA mainland and tested what it said was an H-bomb.In the stands of the Alpensia Biathlon Centre, spectators watching the North´s first Winter Paralympians welcomed their presence as a sign of improving ties, and said they hoped the rapprochement would last.

Sports Patriots Acquire DT Danny Shelton From Browns
Author: 0 Patriots Acquire DT Danny Shelton From Browns

It's the fourth trade in the past 24 hours for the Browns , who are quickly trying to turn a corner in their extended rebuilding process under new general manager John Dorsey . Shelton , 24, is scheduled to earn a base salary of $2.03 million in 2018. In New England, which runs a multiple defense that often asks defensive linemen to two-gap and play the run first, Shelton's skill set should fit well.

Sports DeShone Kizer heading to Packers in Damarious Randall deal with Browns
Author: 0 DeShone Kizer heading to Packers in Damarious Randall deal with Browns

Releasing Sherman, who spent seven seasons with the team, saves the team $11 million against the 2018 salary cap. Rodgers returned to injured reserve after that game and Hundley started the last two weeks of the season, finishing the year having completed 192 of 316 passes (60.8 percent) for 1,836 yards with nine touchdowns, 12 interceptions and 29 sacks (70.6 passer rating).

Sports Ronaldo's brace rescues Madrid in Eibar
Author: 0 Ronaldo's brace rescues Madrid in Eibar

Victory means the reigning Spanish champions have won eight of their last nine matches in all competitions. The win has now temporarily closed the gap between Real and their fierce rivals Atletico Madrid to four points as Zidane's side look to stay in touching distance of the top two.

Sports Why are the Detroit Lions interested in Richard Sherman?
Author: 0 Why are the Detroit Lions interested in Richard Sherman?

And Condotta noted that money was a big factor in the decision to release Sherman, who is set to make $11 million next season. He also has had a procedure to clean up bone spurs in his left Achilles. But maybe Detroit's "preliminary interest" in Sherman signals that they're about to be more active in the veteran cornerback market than we thought.

Sports Potential Chelsea lineup against Crystal Palace
Author: 0 Potential Chelsea lineup against Crystal Palace

Roy Hodgson refuses to believe that Chelsea's current calamities have made them extra vulnerable to an upset at home to his Crystal Palace side. The defeat leaves the Eagles stranded in 18th place, one point adrift of Southampton in 17th.

Sports Former Fiorentina captain Davide Astori's funeral
Author: 0 Former Fiorentina captain Davide Astori's funeral

Fiorentina's senior side, youth squad and women's team were present at the service, joined by former team-mates including Totti, Giuseppe Rossi and Alessandro Florenzi. You [as a] "world famous designer and footballer in your free time", as you loved to define yourself. In reality, you are football, the pure kind played by children.

Sports Alabama players react to buzzer beater win over Texas A&M — Interviews
Author: 0 Alabama players react to buzzer beater win over Texas A&M — Interviews

Four players are averaging at least 9.9 points per game for Alabama , they are Collin Sexton (18.3), Donta Hall (10.9), John Petty (10.4) and Dazon Ingram (9.9). Conversely, junior center Tyler Davis, who is playing with a bruised bladder he suffered in Saturday's game, had a bestial half, leading the Aggies in scoring and rebounding with seven and nine respectively.

Sports Serena Williams wins her comeback match
Author: 0 Serena Williams wins her comeback match

She is now healthy again, but skipped this year's Australian Open because she did not consider herself ready for the tournament. After taking a deep breath, she unleashed a second serve that kicked up viciously, forcing Kazakh Diyas to reach high for her return, unable to get it back into play.

Sports Sexual Assault Claim Against Mark Cuban Resurfaces After 7 Years
Author: 0 Sexual Assault Claim Against Mark Cuban Resurfaces After 7 Years

She says that despite the fact no charges were filed, she stands behind her report "1,000 percent". Cuban told the Associated Press in a late night email Tuesday, " It didn't happen ". Through his lawyer, Stephen Houze , Cuban reiterated his denial. Meanwhile, Cuban "repeatedly and adamantly denied" the woman's allegations during a voluntary recorded interview with a Portland police detective, according to the memo.

Sports Los Angeles Rams Trade Alec Ogletree to New York Giants
Author: 0 Los Angeles Rams Trade Alec Ogletree to New York Giants

The Giants haven't exactly looked at linebackers in the first round of NFL Drafts . A first-round pick out of Georgia in the 2013 draft, Ogletree had his best season in 2016, when he was named second-team All-Pro. The Rams have spent this offseason dealing away players that don't fit Wade Phillips' 3-4 defense. In his fifth National Football League season, Ogletree accounted for 63 tackles, 2 sacks, 10 pass breakups and 1 interception this past year.

Sports Man-U made to sweat by Crystal Palace
Author: 0 Man-U made to sweat by Crystal Palace

Fighting to stay in the top flight, Palace got off to a good start in front of their spirited supporters at Selhurst Park and Andros Townsend put the hosts up 1-0 in the 11th minute with a shot that deflected off United's Victor Lindelöf and past De Gea.

Sports Porsche launches ugly all-terrain electric estate auto with 600bhp at Geneva
Author: 0 Porsche launches ugly all-terrain electric estate auto with 600bhp at Geneva

And yes, if the Mission E is the Porsche answer to the Tesla Model S, the concept that's hinted to reach production quite soon is their response to the Tesla Model X all-electric SUV . The concept at was on display measured at 4.95 meters in length. The vehicle would also be compatible with inductive charging technology. Porsche's newest EV concept promises offload prowess with 310 miles of range and superfast charging with 250 miles added in just 15 minutes.

Sports Landing Cousins Won't be Easy for the Jets
Author: 0 Landing Cousins Won't be Easy for the Jets

Even still, Cousins to the Vikings is what makes the most sense at the moment, so as the off-season unfolds, Jets fans will likely get a chance to see what the team's "Plan B" is, if and when Cousins heads to Minnesota. Reports had recently surfaced that the Jets organization-who came into the situation as the early offseason favorites-were anxious that the right-arm would choose the more immediately-ready Vikings as his next employer.

Sports Record breaker Lionel Messi's career in numbers
Author: 0 Record breaker Lionel Messi's career in numbers

Barca manager Ernesto Valverde paid tribute to Messi. And with the result against Atletico now settled, Messi is expected to be granted several days off to refresh. Gallardo, who played in two World Cups in 1998 and 2002, has said that his nation are behind Brazil, Germany and Spain in the pecking order, but the presence of Messi means that Argentina stand every chance of lifting the trophy.

Sports Aldon Smith reportedly checks into rehab after being accused of domestic violence
Author: 0 Aldon Smith reportedly checks into rehab after being accused of domestic violence

Smith told reporters that he had "done nothing wrong" in the incident. Smith turns 29 in September, but has yet to begin his sixth season in the National Football League due to suspensions for multiple substance abuse incidents. Smith checked into a rehab facility in 2016 after a video that appeared to show him with marijuana, although he denied it was him. Smith played nine games for Oakland in 2015 and made 3.5 sacks.

Sports Serie A games postponed after Fiorentina captain Astori dies at age 31
Author: 0 Serie A games postponed after Fiorentina captain Astori dies at age 31

The defender was found died in his hotel room in Udine on Sunday as the Viola prepare for their scheduled Serie A match with Udinese, which was later called off with all other Serie A fixtures. In 2013, his lone goal was in a 2013 Confederations Cup third-place match against Uruguay. The centre-back would go on to make 174 appearances in Sardinia, and earn his first Italy cap against Ukraine in 2011.

Sports One-handed Griffin sprints stunning 40-yard-dash at NFL Combine
Author: 0 One-handed Griffin sprints stunning 40-yard-dash at NFL Combine

He had the hand amputated when he was 4. A two-time first-team all-conference player, Griffin was named the American Conference's Defensive Player of the Year in 2016. "At each and every level, I'm about to prove people wrong", he added. "That was an awesome feeling, and it makes you enjoy it that much more". Is it more impressive, though, than what he did on the bench press yesterday? Griffin recorded 166 total tackles and 18.5 sacks over his last two seasons at Central Florida .

Sports Roger Bannister, 1st to run sub 4-minute mile, dies at 88
Author: 0 Roger Bannister, 1st to run sub 4-minute mile, dies at 88

Bannister accomplished a feat many deemed impossible when he ran a mile in 3 minutes 59.4 seconds at Oxford's Iffley Road track on May 6, 1954. Prime Minister Theresa May paid respects to the late athlete on social media " Sir Roger Bannister was a great British sporting icon whose achievements were an inspiration to us all.

Sports Zidane tells PSG: Real are ready
Author: 0 Zidane tells PSG: Real are ready

Marcelo, back from injury, also came on for 25 minutes as a substitute, and is likely now to face PSG , but the same can not be said of injured duo Luka Modric and Toni Kroos , who were both absent again. Left-back Marcelo came through 30 minutes on his return from a hamstring problem, and looks set to start ahead of youngster Theo Hernandez at the Parc des Princes.

Sports Sharma Time At WGC
Author: 0 Sharma Time At WGC

Several of those big boys were lurking close, with Spanish duo of Sergio Garcia (65) and Rafa Cabrera Bello (67) in a share of second with American Xander Schauffele (68) on nine-under. I hit it into the bush and then hit it on the green, which is better get a five and walk away from there. Hardly anyone knew much about Schauffele previous year before he played well at the U.S.

Sports Teacher fires gun in classroom
Author: 0 Teacher fires gun in classroom

Later when he asked if they scared her, the friends said it was worse than that, which he understood to mean that they killed her, the incident report said. The latest report from the Dade County Sheriff's Office said Randal Davidson set his auto on fire in August of 2016 and was considered to be "unstable".

Sports FIFA Confirm That VAR Will Be Used At The World Cup
Author: 0 FIFA Confirm That VAR Will Be Used At The World Cup

That will likely come on March 16 when the FIFA Council meets in Bogota, Colombia. A head of the FIFA World Cup showpiece in Russian Federation, coaches have expressed confidence on Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology likely for adoption for this year's football carnival.

Sports Leicester City not bothered about Ndidi's future
Author: 0 Leicester City not bothered about Ndidi's future

Last week, Leicester City kicked off their relatively easy run-in against relegation threatened Stoke City . "But since the beginning of the season, he's improved a lot, he continues to work with good spirit in the training sessions, always correct".

Sports Trump communications chief, longtime aide, to resign
Author: 0 Trump communications chief, longtime aide, to resign

Hicks said there were "no words to adequately express" her gratitude to President Donald Trump . Trump praised Hicks as outstanding and said she has done great work. Nonetheless, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders stressed that the timeline for Hick's departure is unclear. "This is a breathtakingly broad claim a privilege that I don't think any court would sustain, and I think the White House knows that".

Sports Why Would Wilder Fight Ortiz Now if the Risk Was Real?
Author: 0 Why Would Wilder Fight Ortiz Now if the Risk Was Real?

I've had to fight all of my life because people said I wouldn't amount to anything. Wilder versus Ortiz is, on paper, one of the most evenly matched heavyweight title fights in recent memory. Wilder's been very active, he might not have fought top guys but they've still been decent guys with decent records. And if that's the case, then Wilder is fighting him at the most opportune time.

Sports Sixers put on show in win over LeBron, Cavs
Author: 0 Sixers put on show in win over LeBron, Cavs

All good things come to an end and Cleveland's 11-game domination of Philadelphia was fun while it lasted. The Cleveland Cavaliers will not have J.R. Midway through the first quarter, James put 76ers big man Joel Embiid on skates when he put the ball behind his back and began his drive to the basket.

Sports Panthers release veteran RB Stewart
Author: 0 Panthers release veteran RB Stewart

The Panthers signed Stewart to a one-year, $8 million contract extension last year that would presumably keep him in the fold through the 2018 season. He picked up just 172 yards in his last six regular-season games. We've been unable to incorporate a major aspect of that: "running the football the way we want", Carroll said at the start of this offseason.

Sports Sadio Mane Says Liverpool Can End the Season as Runners-Up
Author: 0 Sadio Mane Says Liverpool Can End the Season as Runners-Up

To keep their forever hungry mood in check, the Reds manager Jurgen Klopp told his players to "stay angry" in order to safeguard a top-four spot and their impressive winning run intact. "Hopefully there is no stopping of the goals". Klopp has urged Liverpool to maintain their hunger, as they sit third and four points above Chelsea .

Sports PNB: ED attaches Choksi's properties worth Rs 1200 cr
Author: 0 PNB: ED attaches Choksi's properties worth Rs 1200 cr

The agency earlier on Wednesday said that they have sent an email to Modi asking him to join the investigation by next week. Meanwhile, The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today said it has attached 41 properties, valued at over Rs 1,200 crore, in connection with its money laundering probe in the PNB scam against Gitanjali Gems and its promoter Mehul Choksi .

Sports Durant defends Pachulia for controversial fall on Westbrook
Author: 0 Durant defends Pachulia for controversial fall on Westbrook

Jackson delineated between playing tough and playing dirty with an intent to injure opponent, and said that there's no way what Pachulia did to Westbrook was an involuntary motion: "He has too many incidents - Kawhi, Russ past year". I don't think he's trying to hurt Russ. He aimed where he was gonna fall. Initial replays appeared to prove that Zaza may have done it on goal because of the slow nature of his fall.

Sports IPL 2018: Rajasthan Royals announce Steven Smith as captain
Author: 0 IPL 2018: Rajasthan Royals announce Steven Smith as captain

Earlier, the Royals, who acquired their first-ever captain Shane Warne as the mentor for this season, spoke about having multiple captaincy options on their roster. He has played 69 matches in the IPL so far scoring 1703 runs at an average of 37.02 with one hundred and five half-centuries. Smith has only evolved in that role since taking over as Australia captain.

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