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Republic of Ireland: O'Shea wishes Coleman a speedy recovery


Ireland - who are nearly certainly set to be without Coleman for the remainder of qualifying - are four points clear of Wales in Group D and only behind leaders Serbia on goal difference. I've only seen it in real time when it happened and I didn't see a lot. "He was really breathing well". The Everton midfielder had been a doubt all week, although manager Martin O'Neill remained positive and named McCarthy in his starting line-up just over an hour before the start of the game. Read More »

Anushka Sharma hosts special screening of 'Phillauri' for Bollywood biggies


Anushka should act in the films she makes, she is much better. To Kanan's surprise, this awakens an ancient tree spirit Shashi , played by Anushka Sharma. Talking about her character in the film, Anushka said, 'My character of Shashi in the film is a relatable one. ' Set in Punjab, Phillauri is about an NRI Punjabi boy named Kanan who returns to India to get married to his childhood sweetheart. Read More »

Okla. police run over, kill armed suspect


Officers spotted her on Saturday at an apartment complex before she got into a pickup truck and fled with the driver. A few moments later, Dickson appears in the right side of the frame running on a sidewalk away from officers. A 21-year-old woman wanted by police on four gun-related charges found that she could not outrun a speeding a police auto. Officer Kayla Johnson and Detective Ronnie Leatherman fired their guns during the exchange, Ashley has said. Read More »

Van Vleet Helps Raptors Rally Past Bulls


Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) drives to the net past Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic (44) during first half of an NBA basketball game in Toronto, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Chicago is two games behind the Miami Heat for the No. 8 seed. Leandro Barbosa scored 13, Alex Len had 12 points and 11 rebounds, and T.J. Warren scored 12 for the Suns. Read More »

Johnson prepared for match play battle


He brought her to OH in the last month for more tests, hopeful that surgery would lead to a chance for a recovery. "That was a good day", Kjeldsen said. Spieth is top-seeded in his group again and Wednesday will open with unheralded 38-year-old Hideto Tanihara of Japan, who has 14 victories in his career but is playing in the event for the first time and in only his second World Golf Championship, having tied for fifth in the 2006 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool. Read More »

NCAA Midwest Region: #3 Baylor Bears vs. #11 USC Trojans


This is UCLA's third trip in four seasons to the Sweet 16 under head coach Steve Alford. Four players are averaging at least 9.2 points per game, they are: Johnathan Motley (17.3), Manu Lecomte (12.4), Freeman (9.5) and Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. USC grabbed its first lead of the second half when Stewart hit a 3-pointer for a 53-52 edge. But the guys told me, 'We got you. Bennie Boatwright tallied 16 for USC , attempting to make the Sweet 16 for the first time in 10 seasons. Read More »

Roy Keane on Mourinho: 'I'm sick to death of him'


Ibrahimovic hit the post again with 10 minutes of the half remaining, cutting onto his right foot and slamming against the woodwork from 10 yards, and Medvedev continued his eventful half by keeping out Pogba's fierce effort in stoppage time. Read More »

Ronald Koeman applauds improved home form as Everton look to dispatch Hull


Though they did not go down, Stalybridge were facing relegation from the Conference North into the seventh tier of English football, so the prospect of becoming a Premier League footballer must have seemed very far away at the time . "We would like to continue the momentum. But the final result didn't reflect what happened on the pitch", Koeman added. At home the Dutchman's more pragmatic, direct approach has already garnered 31 points from a possible 42 and they have lost just once there ... Read More »

Conte lauds Chelsea's "will to win" after late triumph at Stoke


Runaway Premier League leaders Chelsea continued their relentless progress, moving 13 points clear at the top of the table as Gary Cahill scored a late victor in a hard-earned and feisty 2-1 win at Stoke City on Saturday. "We didn't do that, absolutely not", he insisted. "We got the details of the game wrong on a couple of occasions and good teams can punish you, which Chelsea are". Read More »

Matthew Fisher-Davis Isn't to Blame for Vanderbilt's Loss to Northwestern


On the season, Vanderbilt basketball is averaging 71.3 points, 34.6 rebounds and 13.0 assists per game. They had never even been to the tournament. Count Mayor Rahm Emanuel as one of the proud Northwestern University alums delighting in the team's historic Cinderella dance into the second round of their first-ever NCAA tournament. Read More »

Flint's Brandon Carr agrees to four-year deal with Baltimore Ravens


He is expected to travel to Baltimore next week to sign his contract after passing a mandatory physical exam. Finding a cornerback was a top priority for the Ravens this offseason. Claiborne has never played a full 16 games and has not played in more than 11 games since his rookie season. New York's thin cornerback corps include Buster Skrine, Marcus Williams, Darryl Roberts and Juston Burris. Read More »

Lukaku deal still very much on the table


Sky Sports News HQ's Merseyside reporter Vinny O'Connor takes a closer look at Romelu Lukaku's contract situation at Everton ... The Toffees and Lukaku have been in negotiations over a new contract for several months, although the deal was said to be "99.99 per cent" done by the Belgian's agent, Mino Raiola. Read More »

Patriots Aquire Receiver Brandin Cooks From Saints for Top Draft Pick


Meanwhile, the Patriots signed fellow cornerback Stephon Gilmore from the division-rival Buffalo Bills early in free agency. That's the scenario Butler finds himself in now and the Patriots don't seem interested in extending the four-year vet from West Alabama at a rate competitive to what the team recently paid CB Stephon Gilmore. Read More »

Liverpool and Birmingham battle to host Commonwealth Games 2022


The sport and recreation department says it's yet to receive official communication from the Commonwealth Games Federation about the withdrawal of Durban's rights to host the 2022 games . It was on the basis of their recommendation that the CGF board made its decision on Monday. But without the necessary Government guarantees, we couldn't move on. Read More »

Let the Madness Begin!… NCAA Tourney is Here


One upset we won't be picking is a No. 16 seed over a No. 1 seed . In turn, you'll know whether you can afford to give into that perennial impulse to hate-pick against Duke in the first round. SMU is coming off the AAC Tournament title, and are coming in with some serious momentum. The experience of previous year is in their back pockets, and they made it through a grueling regular season with a strong core, having won their last five games. Read More »

Sidney Jones Suffers Leg Injury At Washington's Pro Day


After brief conversations on the sideline, Jones hopped on the back of a cart and was taken out of the building. For the Huskies' star cornerback, Sidney Jones , what should have been a workout that solidified his stock as one of the top corners and a probable first round draft choice may have gone catastrophically wrong. Read More »

PSG win cost Barcelona at Depor, concedes Luis Enrique


Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos struck another late victor as the European champions usurped Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Real Betis on Sunday. Arda Turan, Denis Suarez, Andre Gomes - three players you don't generally see starting for Barcelona , and today showed why. But the warning wasn't heeded as centre-back Alex Bergantinos headed into the bottom corner from the resulting set piece. Read More »

NCAA Tournament Bracket Is Set

Illinois State also was a prominent snub even though it had lost just two games since December. Sure, predicting the first- and second-round upsets is always fun-and we've got a handful of sleepers to consider this year-but if you're going to win your NCAA tournament bracket pool, you're going to need to nail your Final Four picks. Read More »

Jaguars sign former Texans cornerback and UCF alum AJ Bouye


Bouye's 2016 season was fantastic, and while he proved he could step up for the injury to Kevin Johnson, he still only started 11 games in his breakout year. While the details of the deal and figures aren't official, it's clear that the Jaguars are not here to play around anymore. The Eagles have released Leodis McKelvin and do not appear to be interested in resigning Nolan Carroll , leaving Jalen Mills as the only returning starter at the position. Read More »

Hawks' Dennis Schroder benched after argument with Dwight Howard

It's only the first week of March, but we're nearing the point of this New York Knicks season when the standings are irrelevant. But Iguodala and the Warriors bench picked up the slack, outscoring the Atlanta reserves 55-37. Get on the same page. "You sort of take it for granted because every National Basketball Association game, you got all this stuff going on, music in the background", said Warriors coach Steve Kerr. Read More »

Arsene Wenger denies falling out with Alexis Sanchez


The Chilean's relationship with Wenger, the Arsenal coaches and his team-mates has become strained - culminating in a bust-up after Sanchez stormed off the training pitch in the build-up to the trip to Anfield. He opted to start Olivier Giroud up front, but failed to change the style of play to accommodate the Frenchman, who is fairly strong in the air. "I hope he is happy tomorrow". Read More »

Guardiola: We won't be duped into complacency by Sunderland's league position


Yaya Toure concedes that Manchester City were made to suffer in their hard-fought 2-0 victory over a plucky Sunderland side at the Stadium of Light. "I think we're probably going to have to have to win one or two of these games in the run-in, so why not this one!" I can say that because I was the manager of the best player in history (Lionel Messi). Read More »

Philadelphia Flyers Acquire Valtteri Filppula

In a odd three-way trade, after the Flyers dealt Mark Streit to the Lightning, Tampa Bay has now moved Streit to Pittsburgh for a fourth round pick. The 39-year-old Streit has spent four years with the Flyers, the last three as an alternate captain. His $5 million cap hit is a small upgrade from Streit's $5.25 million cap hit - though the Flyers will retain some of Streit's salary, as per TSN's Darren Dreger . Read More »

David Wright suffers shoulder impingement, unlikely for Opening Day

Mets GM Sandy Alderson said Tuesday that Wright is dealing with a right shoulder impingement and is unlikely to be ready for Opening Day, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports. "That's the area that was affected from the surgery, kind of your neck and shoulder area". The third baseman, who is now 34 years old, has played 150 games in a season just once since 2011. Read More »

Le'Veon Bell gets the franchise tag from Pittsburgh Steelers


The team is also working on a contract extension with star wideout Antonio Brown , which could affect Bell's chances of cashing in. Pittsburgh and Bell will have until July 15 at 4 p.m. Negotiations on a long-term deal are expected to continue and terms could be agreed upon before the start of the 2017 season. Bell has missed five games because of suspensions in the past two seasons for violations of the National Football League drug policy and also has ended each of the past three ... Read More »

Everton 2-0 Sunderland


Despite the ongoing speculation, Dutchman Koeman - who is less than 12 months into a three-year deal following his arrival from Premier League rivals Southampton - is not interested in renewing his contract at Goodison Park. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.theeagleonline.com.ng as the source. "I just believe that we'll get a good run somewhere along the line". Read More »