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Korea in Baseball Opener Korea in Baseball Opener
- March 07, 2017

EST), Israel will face another Pool A opponent, squaring off against Chinese Taipei (The Netherlands rounds out that portion of the bracket). First-round games also are being played in Miami, Tokyo and Guadalajara. South Korea's Lee Hyun-seung throws against Israel during the seventh inning of the first round game of the World Baseball Classic at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 6, 2017. (more...)
Fire weather concerns continue through the weekend Fire weather concerns continue through the weekend
- March 07, 2017

Grand Island is expected to see a high of 56 degrees, with afternoon winds expected to be 25 to 30 miles per hour, with some gusts as high as 45 miles per hour. Tuesday will be another cooler day with highs in the 50's although winds will be improving. Grand Island is only a little behind expected precipitation through March 6, with a total of 1.32 inches for the year so far, compared to normal precipitation of 1.41 inches through March 6. (more...)
West Ham vs Chelsea West Ham vs Chelsea
- March 07, 2017

In the process, Chelsea have now reached a position where they have 30 more points than the corresponding stage last season, winning here through a superb first-half goal from Hazard and another from Diego Costa early in the second half. It may not have seemed like it considering their dominance of the game from start to finish, but this trip to West Ham was a test of Chelsea's nerve and resilience; and they passed it in emphatic fashion. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez dropped vs. Liverpool after Arsene Wenger row Alexis Sanchez dropped vs. Liverpool after Arsene Wenger row
- March 06, 2017

When everything is flawless already, then you think, "yeah, well, okay, come on we're done, now we can deliver". There was a brief respite for Wenger's side when Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's ball towards Olivier Giroud was hesitantly dealt with by goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, but only a fine Cech save from Coutinho prevented Klopp's side from doubling their lead on the half-hour. (more...)
Murray eases into Verdasco showdown in Dubai Murray eases into Verdasco showdown in Dubai
- March 06, 2017

Murray, who lost the Qatar Open final to Novak Djokovic in January, should feel confident of a 45th career title when he faces the unseeded Fernando Verdasco in Saturday's final. Though, the German saved the seventh set point at 18-17 with a victor, his forehand that lofted high and well out of the court at 19-18, ended his inspired run in the match with Murray erasing all signs of the demanding tie-break with a comprehensive 6-1 rout of the third set. (more...)
Myles Garrett runs 4.64 40-yard dash Myles Garrett runs 4.64 40-yard dash
- March 06, 2017

Now it is up to the Cleveland Browns to make the easy choice and draft him at No. 1 overall. The highest was Auburn's Cal Lawson at 35. After Garrett's 40, NFL.com's Gil Brandt noted one scout in attendance said " we can all go home now ". (more...)
Moses only focused on Chelsea
- March 06, 2017

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte hints that Eden Hazard could miss Monday's Premier League clash with West Ham United. These 20 points have virtually erased any disquiet that was around the club at the time . He told me he was very happy to try to prove himself. Antonio Conte has lost two of his three away London derbies in the Premier League, at Arsenal and Tottenham, but won at Crystal Palace. (more...)
Ex-Alabama LB Reuben Foster booted from National Football League combine Ex-Alabama LB Reuben Foster booted from National Football League combine
- March 05, 2017

Foster posted a video to Instagram on Saturday morning, in which he said, per al.com, "Nothing happened". According to most draft boards, Foster is considered to be a top-10 prospect, and one that will likely go in the top part of the upcoming NFL Draft . (more...)
Jordan set to ignore advice over PSL final Jordan set to ignore advice over PSL final
- March 05, 2017

All these arrangements are being presented to foreign security advisors in a bid to inform other cricket-playing countries about the measures put in place by the PCB. The cricketer-turned politician said that global cricket would only resume in Pakistan if the government overcomes the menace of terrorism and deteriorating law and order situation instead of making "cosmetic security arrangements". (more...)
Las Vegas close to getting second NASCAR Cup race Las Vegas close to getting second NASCAR Cup race
- March 05, 2017

The Cup Series now races at Vegas in March - it's the next stop on the schedule. Last week in Daytona was one heck of a way to kickoff the start of the 2017 Monster Energy Cup season. And we have a modest proposal involving those two tracks. "We have not finalized any schedules for 2018 or beyond but will announce them as they become final". (more...)
Notre Dame announces 2018 & 2019 football schedules
- March 05, 2017

Tonight, we weren't efficient enough offensively - what'd we score, 64? Vandy wants to schedule one Power Five opponent per season in non-conference play, and the Irish fulfill that requirement for 2018. Like all Notre Dame home games, it will be carried live on NBC. "I've told you that now a thousand times, and I'm not going to keep repeating it". "I thought we took some questionable shots, especially when we had the lead", Eagles coach Jim Christian said. (more...)
Kane, Alderweireld, Vertonghen still slight doubts for Tottenham vs
- March 04, 2017

Tottenham trio Harry Kane, Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen will be assessed after a final training session ahead of Everton, according to a reliable journalist. Elsewhere, Harry Kane will hope to continue his brilliant scoring run, having netted a hat-trick against Stoke, with the rest of the team largely unchanged. (more...)
Mickelson among leaders, McIlroy one back Mickelson among leaders, McIlroy one back
- March 04, 2017

Round of the day: Mickelson remains in search of his first victory since the 2013 Open Championship, but he's already put together some solid rounds this season at age 46. McIlroy offered another apology on Tuesday and stressed his decision to play the round had nothing to do with politics. I just wanted to have an experience that I might not ever get (again); play golf with a sitting president. (more...)
I heard a crack from the dugout - Simeone feared Torres neck injury I heard a crack from the dugout - Simeone feared Torres neck injury
- March 03, 2017

He was rushed to hospital by ambulance, with what the club initially described in a Tweet as a "brain trauma injury". The final minutes of the game, however, were virtually a write-off due to the lack of enthusiasm of either team to continue after witnessing Torres's injury. (more...)
David Price having MRI, Red Sox pitcher to see Dr. James Andrews David Price having MRI, Red Sox pitcher to see Dr. James Andrews
- March 03, 2017

He first noticed the soreness Wednesday. Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski admitted there is concern when a pitcher's elbow is ailing. Price, entering the second of a seven-year, $217-million contract, has only been on the DL once, in 2013 with the Rays due to a triceps strain. Price is notably a five-time All-Star as well, although he did not accomplish the feat with Boston last season. (more...)
Haye 'to pull out of Bellew clash' after suffering training injury
- March 03, 2017

The 36-year-old former world heavyweight champion is reported to have flown to Germany to have the injury assessed by surgeon Dr Hans-Wilhelm Muller-Wolfhardt, who operated on the Hayemaker's right shoulder in 2013. Saturday's fight was sold out in under an hour when tickets went on sale in December, but some are still available on the resale site Stubhub . "So we are going to box in America, we are going to box in the United Kingdom, probably in Scandinavia or Germany and then back to ... (more...)
Montreal Canadiens acquire Steve Ott from the Red Wings Montreal Canadiens acquire Steve Ott from the Red Wings
- March 02, 2017

The Rangers (40-20-2) now occupy the first Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference playoff race, but sit just one point out of third and two out of second in the Metropolitan Division. Vanek figures to help the Florida power play. "This year, given where we are in the standings, we had a number of unrestricted free agents, and we chose to get as many picks as possible". (more...)
Rapoport: Kirk Cousins Won't Be Traded After Being Tagged
- March 02, 2017

The Redskins haven't made much attempt to sign him to a long-term deal yet and now have until July 15 to do so. Should Cousins in fact sign the tender, he will be guaranteed roughly $24 million for the 2017 season. Kirk Cousins is just out here coining more catchphrases. If they sense a deal isn't going to get done, they will be wise to trade him. If no long-term deal is agreed to, the player will take part in the season on a one-year deal. (more...)
Scouting Combine 2017: Wednesday Schedule and Updates Scouting Combine 2017: Wednesday Schedule and Updates
- March 02, 2017

NFL Media draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah writes that he expects Utah S Marcus Williams' "stock to soar with NFL evaluators" after the NFL Scouting Combine. If a player is given a first-round tender by his old team and signs with a new team, his old team receives a first-round pick. Last year North Dakota State's Carson Wentz, one of the top two signal callers in the 2016 class, participated in all the throwing drills and stood out. (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers place franchise tag on Le'Veon Bell Pittsburgh Steelers place franchise tag on Le'Veon Bell
- March 01, 2017

His 106 receptions and 1,284 receiving yards were his lowest since 2012, but his 12 touchdowns were the second-highest total of his career. Brown is slated to make $17 million per year over the next four years and $18.5 million over three years under his new extension. (more...)