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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 as the source. "I just believe that we'll get a good run somewhere along the line". Read More »

Villarreal v Real Madrid 26 February 2017


Villarreal haven't been bad by any means this season, but they're definitely not on Real Madrid's level right now - even if Madrid are running out of room for error in the standings in La Liga. Last time Los Blancos travelled to visit Villarreal , they lost 1-0 with goal of Roberto Soldado . "We know that we must always look to keep on improving, because for the teams we are playing their game of the year is against Madrid". Read More »

Transgender athlete Mack Beggs wins Texas state girls wrestling title


An assistant coach at Tascosa said Engert has indicated that she will wrestle. Beggs competing with girls is, of course, a controversial issue. He wants to compete against other boys, but is willing to follow the rules. "The other girls in the bracket don't have that choice". Jamey Harrison, deputy director of the University Interscholastic League, which oversees Texas high school athletics, said no athlete requested to change divisions this season, according to the Associated ... Read More »

India's Record Collapse & the Advent of O'Keefe on Day 2

Australia then found the first wicket when Josh Hazlewood in his first over had Vijay (10) caught behind. Captain Steve Smith was unbeaten after a chance-filled 59, during which he was dropped three times, with all-rounder Mitchell Marsh 21 not out. Read More »

Mavericks waive point guard Deron Williams

As for the Mavericks themselves, they have told Deron Williams they will buy him out if he wishes to become a free agent, according to Stein. In five and a half seasons with the Utah Jazz, Deron Williams spent his best years of his playing career. Read More »

What's next for Derrick Lewis after knocking out Travis Browne?

Derrick Lewis is now on a six-fight winning streak in the UFC heavyweight division. Lewis was then asked what adjustments he had to make going into the second round of the fight. "He call himself a man, but he likes to put his hands on women". So when (Lewis) landed the punch where (Browne) went out, he was able to land two more before I came in to stop the fight But, for sure, I should have stopped it a little earlier. Read More »

Kerala DGP orders inquiry into moral policing of cops


Vishnu and Aarathy were sitting at a public park in Thiruvananthapuram when two women constables approached and started quizzing them. Kerala's Police Commissioner Lokanath Behera on Wednesday ordered an inquiry into a case where a couple in the state went live on Facebook to expose police personnel accosting them over their "vulgar behaviour". Read More »

LA, Paris left in race for 2024 Summer Olympics after Budapest withdraws


Bid supporters however insisted that Budapest, which unlike Paris or Los Angeles has never hosted the Games, was more suited than its rivals to the International Olympic Committee's low-priced Agenda 2020 strategy. According to Reuters , a poll released earlier Wednesday showed 56 percent of Budapest voters opposed a bid, while only a third of all Hungarians supported it. Read More »

Manchester United draw Chelsea away in the FA Cup quarter finals


He suffered his heaviest defeat in his eight seasons in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge last October, when Antonio Conte's side hammered United 4-0. He says: "What I think is that he had a very ugly injury, really, really ugly". The final against Southampton follows at Wembley on Sunday and Mourinho says he can not be certain Rooney will recover in time to play. Read More »

Netanyahu Says Trump's Election Victory Boosts Israel-US Strategic Alliance

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, shakes hands with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during a joint press conference at the Istana, or Presidential Palace, in Singapore, Monday, Feb. In a region with failed and failing states Israel is "really an important ideological ally", said Koplow. Netanyahu reportedly asked that negotiations with the Palestinians be resumed and that a regional peace summit be convened that would include attendance by senior representatives from ... Read More »

Karolina Pliskova defeats Caroline Wozniacki to win Qatar Open

Wozniacki went into the match with a 3-0 record against Pliskova, who will remain No. 3 in the world rankings. Pliskova won her second WTA title of the year, after Brisbane in January, and the eighth of her career. The unseeded Dane took yet another weather delay in her stride to defeat qualifier Davis 7-5 6-1 at the quarter-final stage and returned late in the evening to knock out Puig. Read More »

Branden Albert may be an option at guard for Broncos


The former top pick would've cost the Dolphins $10.5 million this season, and the team will take on a $2 million cap hold penalty for letting him go. It's wonderful how quickly Williams' career has gone by after being taken with the number one overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft. Read More »

Distracted beagle a hit at Westminster Dog Show

Even if you weren't feeling the love on Valentine's Day, the extremely good dogs at the 2017 Westminster Dog Show were certainly enough to put you in good spirits. Rumor's owner, Kent Boyles , is from Maumee, Ohio. When asked what Rumor's plans are, Boyles said, "She's going to be relaxing for a while, and finding an appropriate husband". Read More »

Rare Kroos goal helps Madrid to comeback win over Napoli


From there on it was mostly one-way traffic through the first half. The second leg is at the Stadio San Paolo on March 7. Benzema had missed a clear chance inside the first minute but he made amends by levelling the scores with his 51st goal in the competition - one more than the previous best tally for a French player, set by Thierry Henry. Read More »

Milwaukee Bucks: Takeaways From Win Over Detroit Pistons


Tobias Harris is putting up 16.5 points per game to lead the team while Andre Drummond is adding 14.6 points and 13.9 rebounds per contest. But while those two were dominating, the rest of the Bucks struggled to find the hoop, especially from outside, where the Bucks made just two of 11 3-point attempts before the break. Read More »

Steve Smith happy to turn up heat on India


The senior players need to take that challenge to do well in India . "Our individuals will play the best cricket they know". "So I've chose to stay back in my crease a little bit", he said, with a smile. I think he is the player we have to overcome. I need to do that first, for the guys to show that energy. On coming down to wicket against spinners: I did advance once at the start of the summer and got out LBW. Read More »

Toronto Raptors may have just won East with Serge Ibaka Trade


Ibaka, selected 24th overall by Seattle in the 2008 draft, is averaging 15.1 points and 6.8 rebounds a game this season. It also should be noted that while Ibaka is a pending free agent, he and Lowry both share the same agent, Andy Miller, so Toronto should have an idea of what they're getting, both this year and moving forward, by acquiring him. Read More »

National Football League warns Texas over "bathroom bill": No Super Bowl for you!


Government buildings, public schools and universities must designate use of dressing rooms, locker rooms, and bathrooms based on a person's biological sex as it is listed on their birth certificate. Those six games were moved to Greenville, S.C. We'll see how this plays out, but it sounds like Texas and other states are headed down the same road North Carolina traversed when it approved HB2. Read More »

Alex McLeish to return to Rangers?

Alex McLeish admits it would be hard to turn down Rangers were they to offer him the vacant manager's position. Under-20s coach Graeme Murty will take interim charge of the first team for Sunday's William Hill Scottish Cup fifth-round tie against Morton, Rangers said. Read More »

Moyes reveals New York City trip for Sunderland... and invites Trump


A win would have taken the Black cats out of the drop zone but instead they remain bottom on 19 points, two off safety, while Southampton are now 11th with 30 points and can breathe easier ahead of the EFL Cup Final in two weeks. However the last two League matches would certainly have inspired a sense of hope within the team that they can once more avoid relegation. Only Swansea (28) have conceded more home goals in the Premier League this season than Sunderland (24). Read More »

Wenger refuses to concede title fight is over

It's hard to imagine Arsenal without Wenger on the touchline complaining about a decision or fumbling around with the zippers on his jacket, but it seems increasingly likely that it could become a reality soon. "What matters is not the opinion of people but how we respond", he said. "But I don't feel it is absolutely clear". Wenger added: "You can not be a fan until last Tuesday (when Arsenal lost 2-1 at home to Watford) and not be a fan anymore and not be behind the team this Saturday". Read More »

After Losing Game, Team Loses Bus


Bonaventure. Ramsey was tweeting before the game that the bus driver could not even find the campus. Not the best way to spend a Wednesday night in NY. Using a Global Positioning System on a device that was left on the bus, Troopers were able to track the vehicle and stop it 35 miles away from St. Bonaventure. Read More »