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Dawe To Start As England U20 Target Grand Slam Dawe To Start As England U20 Target Grand Slam
- March 16, 2017

Scrum coach Greg Feek admitted earlier this week that Ireland's players were aware England had the chance to trump New Zealand's record at the end of the autumn series. He will not have forgotten the lampooning of himself and Australia's Michael Chieka as clowns by Australian and New Zealand publications a year ago but, more pertinently, he is determined to ensure England develop a harder edge before the 2019 World Cup. (more...)
Injury rules Boult out of second Test Injury rules Boult out of second Test
- March 16, 2017

Boult picked up a thigh injury in the drawn first Test. Southee said the starting 11 had yet to be finalised, beyond his inclusion for Boult and Neil Broom's for Ross Taylor, ruled out with a calf strain. "So there lies the secret". "For a new (batsman) coming in it's important for us to put pressure on him and not make him feel comfortable". Two of his three quality seamers, Morne Morkel and Vernon Philander, enjoyed themselves last time out at the Basin Reserve, with six wickets apiece ... (more...)
Walkers creates special edition Leicester City packaging for crucial Champions League match Walkers creates special edition Leicester City packaging for crucial Champions League match
- March 15, 2017

It took the hosts just 27 minutes to take the 1-0 lead and make it 2-2 on aggregate. "We have practised penalties, we are trying to leave no stone unturned - and by the way they were good, hopefully we can carry that on". The Sevilla striker received a second yellow and was given his marching orders as was Sevilla manager Jorge Sampaoli as the tension ramped up. (more...)
Packers free agent Datone Jones signs with Vikings Packers free agent Datone Jones signs with Vikings
- March 15, 2017

The team is also deciding on whether or not to m ake an offer to free-agent D-lineman Datone Jones. This story will be updated . While they could sign a free agent, the NFL Draft is the Packers' best bet for landing a successor to Lang. (more...)
Sports South Africa Loses Rights to Host 2022 Commonwealth Games Sports South Africa Loses Rights to Host 2022 Commonwealth Games
- March 14, 2017

Gideon Sam, President of South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee and a vice-president of the CGF, had admitted last Friday that he expected Durban to lose the event due to the lack of financial guarantees. "It would have been very tough for us to stand up and boldly say that we are spending that kind of money on the Commonwealth Games". Liverpool has publicly put their names forward and‚ during early reports that Durban's hosting was under threat‚ rumours circulated that Sri ... (more...)
Michigan Basketball: What Didn't The Committee Like About The Wolverines? Michigan Basketball: What Didn't The Committee Like About The Wolverines?
- March 14, 2017

I think that goes for fans too. Las Vegas odds have no bearing on how the games actually turn out, but oddsmakers are so good at their craft that they rarely miss. Despite entering the national tournament riding a three-game losing streak, by a combined 17 points, the Cowboys have enjoyed a great deal of stability since January 21. (more...)
Shaun Edwards Explains Controversial Try 'Celebration' Against Ireland Shaun Edwards Explains Controversial Try 'Celebration' Against Ireland
- March 14, 2017

The Wasps man has now set his sights on a win in Dublin as they look to put the pressure on New Zealand and celebrate a successive Grand Slam. "Physically we will be better than last week against Scotland", said Jones. What they're really waiting for now is a second straight Grand Slam. George North has issued a defiant message to critics after his two tries helped Wales lift their Six Nations gloom with a 22-9 victory over Ireland. (more...)
Freshmen trio leads Kentucky to SEC title Freshmen trio leads Kentucky to SEC title
- March 13, 2017

Monk, the league's player of the year, tallied a season-low two points, marking the second straight game he's failed to reach double figures. The Tide took its largest lead of the game, 17-7, with 13:28 on the clock in the first half, but Kentucky responded with a 22-5 run and took a 29-22 lead with five minutes left in the half. (more...)
Texas Tech's Trey Culver Wins 2nd-Straight Indoor High Jump National Championship Texas Tech's Trey Culver Wins 2nd-Straight Indoor High Jump National Championship
- March 13, 2017

He finished second in that competition, but didn't advance to the Olympics because he failed to reach the qualifying standard. Cheserek will be favored in both the mile and 3,000. The UO women have six points, but should strike hard on Saturday. Purrier's runner-up finish was an improvement from previous year when she finished third in the meet. (more...)
Patriots land Saints speedster receiver Brandin Cooks for draft picks
- March 13, 2017

Hours after landing defensive end Kona Ealy from the Panthers Friday, the Pats acquired wide receiver Brandin Cooks from the Saints. It's possible he winds up happier with New England, but it seems he forced his way out of New Orleans rather than vice versa. (more...)
The Cleveland Browns Bail Out the Houston Texans from Brock Osweiler The Cleveland Browns Bail Out the Houston Texans from Brock Osweiler
- March 13, 2017

Houston signed Osweiler to a four-year contract worth $72 million with $37 million guaranteed last year, but he was benched and replaced by Tom Savage during the season only to get his job back when Savage was injured. The Texans are in the market to upgrade the position in free agency or through a trade, and there's a strong chance they'll take a run at Tony Romo , who is expected to be traded or released by the Dallas Cowboys . (more...)
UNC men's basketball earns No. 1 seed in NCAA Tournament UNC men's basketball earns No. 1 seed in NCAA Tournament
- March 13, 2017

The 1997 team would earn a two seed behind the efforts of Larry Davis, Melvin Watson and BJ McKie, with McKie leading the Gamecocks back a year later as a three seed. This will be the 16th time they have been a No. 1 seed. UNC and Texas Southern will tipoff on Friday and the victor will advance to Sunday's second round in Greenville, South Carolina. (more...)
Ireland's Joe Schmidt concedes Six Nations title after defeat in Wales Ireland's Joe Schmidt concedes Six Nations title after defeat in Wales
- March 13, 2017

Wales had made no secret of their desire to make a statement against Ireland on Friday night, interim head coach Rob Howley used his programme notes to proclaim just that. Little offloads, discipline, those sorts of things throughout the 80 minutes that we could control, and we did that today. "But fair play to them, they took their chances well, and we'll learn and hopefully we can spoil the party next weekend". (more...)
Steelers free agent Lawrence Timmons signs with Miami Dolphins Steelers free agent Lawrence Timmons signs with Miami Dolphins
- March 12, 2017

The linebacker made 158 appearances in the "Black and Gold" of the Pittsburgh Steelers, completing 981 tackles, 35.5 sacks, 13 forced fumbles, 12 interceptions and one touchdown. Pittsburgh also signed backup Vince Williams to a three-year extension prior to the start of the 2016 season. Timmons has started all 16 games in six consecutive seasons and has not missed a game since 2009. (more...)
Liverpool could be without Roberto Firmino for Burnley due to thigh problem Liverpool could be without Roberto Firmino for Burnley due to thigh problem
- March 12, 2017

Have to cover specific spaces and make the right decisions. Burnley have been a tricky side for the top teams but their glories have majorly been at Turf Moor. We need to be ready. Firmino, meanwhile, has made the most appearances of the lot this season and is crucial to the high pressing game. Burnley , along with Hull, were the last team to remain winless in their opening 14 away matches of a Premier League season, in 2009-10. (more...)
Mets' Tim Tebow: I'll 'pray' for my alleged stalker Mets' Tim Tebow: I'll 'pray' for my alleged stalker
- March 11, 2017

When she finally handed over a Colorado driver's license, she said the suburban Denver address was incorrect and that she actually lived in Jacksonville, Fla., with Tebow. via jail video. It's not always easy to be Tim Tebow. There was a woman arrested for allegedly stalking Tebow in Mets camp, and she sounds a bit delusional. (more...)
Cowboys to release Romo on Thursday Cowboys to release Romo on Thursday
- March 09, 2017

If the Cowboys release Romo without such a designation, they will save $5.1 million in salary cap money but take a $19.6 million hit this season. Taking all of that into consideration, there are only three teams that really make sense for Romo: the Denver Broncos, the Houston Texans and the Kansas City Chiefs . (more...)
Detroit Lions rumors: Ricky Wagner agrees to terms Detroit Lions rumors: Ricky Wagner agrees to terms
- March 09, 2017

NFL Network reported that Williams will make more than $9 million per season. Mitchell Schwartz , considered by most as the top right tackle last season, signed a five-year, $33 million pact with the Chiefs that contained $20.7 million in guarantees. (more...)
Tom Brady Has Launched a Meal-Kit Delivery Service Tom Brady Has Launched a Meal-Kit Delivery Service
- March 09, 2017

According to Purple Carrot's website, the high-protein, 100 percent plant-based meals are gluten-free and made without processed foods. The TB12 Performance Meals are being offered by Massachusetts-based Purple Carrot at a price of $78 a week for six meals (three meals, two servings each) and will begin shipping next month. (more...)
Bank of America to complete financing on Raiders' Las Vegas Stadium
- March 08, 2017

It should be noted that securing funding doesn't secure a relocation bid to Las Vegas, as 24 of the NFL's 32 owners must approve any potential move. The stage is set for a possible relocation vote at the NFL Annual Meeting, which takes place on March 26-29 in Phoenix. (more...)