• Barcelona coach Valverde wary of first season treble prophecy
Barcelona coach Valverde wary of first season treble prophecy

But goals from Paco Alcacer and Lionel Messi in the first half sealed a comfortable victory for the league leaders. FC Barcelona opened up an 11 point lead over Atletico Madrid at the top of the La Liga Santander after they enjoyed a comfortable 2-0 win at home to Athletic Club Bilbao ahead of the global break, while Atletico Madrid los...

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  • Draft Shaping Up To Give Browns Pick Of Non-QB At 4
Draft Shaping Up To Give Browns Pick Of Non-QB At 4

Eli Manning is clearly nearing the end of his career, but they drafted Davis Webb in the third round. The Colts were never going to select a quarterback as long as they have Andrew Luck . They can pick the guy they want in this draft. That will leave the Jets foaming at the mouth. The main goal of the Jets going from No. 6 to No. 3 is to ju...

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  • Rugby Europe officials to meet this week to review controversial RWC2019 qualifier
Rugby Europe officials to meet this week to review controversial RWC2019 qualifier

Irate Spanish players surrounded the referee at the final whistle, and both the Spanish coach Santiago Santos and Spanish Rugby Federation president Alfonso Feijoo were pointed in criticising Iordachescu's performance afterwards. " Everyone who has seen the game will judge the referee ". The loss saw Romania qualify instead as they finished one l...

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  • Simona Halep was unprofessional, claims Chris Evert
Simona Halep was unprofessional, claims Chris Evert

Osaka had defeated former grand slam champion Maria Sharapova, fifth seed Karolina Pliskova and then world number one Simona Halep on her way to the title and the $1,340,860 first place money. "I'm a bit exhausted", she said after the 2hr 50min encounter. She told reporters: "I was extremely stressed and extremely nervous". This took her to 40t...

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  • Homecoming for Irish Grand Slam winners cancelled due to weather
Homecoming for Irish Grand Slam winners cancelled due to weather

Rory Best has declared captaining Ireland to just their third-ever Grand Slam as a dream come true. The 52-year-old was in reflective form when he appeared down one of the corridors of the London venue soon after his players had left the pitch, with his thoughts even turning to home when asked where this Grand Slam ranks alongside his other co...

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  • Former Sooner star Sam Bradford signs deal with the Cardinals
Former Sooner star Sam Bradford signs deal with the Cardinals

A person with knowledge of the situation said Sam Bradford and the Cardinals have agreed to a one-year, $20 million contract with a second-year option, also for $20 million. 24, 2016. Last season's injury was particularly devastating, Bradford said, because he was playing well on a team loaded with talent. "I think he'll stay healthy, but who...

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  • Roger Federer vs. Juan Martin del Potro
Roger Federer vs. Juan Martin del Potro

The win was Federer's 17th of the year, surpassing his previous career best of 16 consecutive victories in 2006. Juan Martin Del Potro has never won the Indian Wells title. Having had a championship point of his own in the second set tie-break, which Federer clinched on his seventh set point, there looked no way back for Del Potro when ...

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  • Irish Taoiseach under fire over Donald Trump golf…
Irish Taoiseach under fire over Donald Trump golf…

President Donald Trump welcomed Ireland's Prime Minister to the White House for the country's traditional St. Patrick's Day visit. Mr Varadkar added: "I'm not into golf, so I won't be playing golf with him if he comes to Doonbeg but perhaps it would be an opportunity for him to potentially visit some of the Irish companies that invest in the U....

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  • NFL Draft: Jets trade up, acquire No. 3 pick from Colts
NFL Draft: Jets trade up, acquire No. 3 pick from Colts

In a draft that expects to be top-heavy with quarterbacks, the Jets - in need of one - traded places with a team that doesn't need one. If a quarterback is the target for the Cardinals , then either they are going to give up many of their picks, or they will target someone like Mason Rudolph.

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  • After major NCAA upset, lunch is on Little Caesars on Monday
After major NCAA upset, lunch is on Little Caesars on Monday

Two "impossible" events occurred in unison late last night: the No. 16 seed beat the No. 1 seed in the NCAA March Madness Tournament and Little Caesars offered free pizza to the entire nation. There's also a limit of one lunch combo per family, and you have to make sure you place your order before 1 p.m. If you're planning on getting the deal...

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  • Kevin Durant leads undermanned Warriors past Lakers 117-106
Kevin Durant leads undermanned Warriors past Lakers 117-106

Not only is Steph Curry & Klay Thompson out of the lineup at the moment, but Kevin Durant will be joining them. The Warriors said Durant suffered the injury in the second quarter of Wednesday's (Thursday, PHL time) 117-106 victory against the Lakers.

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  • Eric Weddle pitches Michael Crabtree to the Ravens
Eric Weddle pitches Michael Crabtree to the Ravens

Baltimore has been trying to get receiver help throughout free agency, agreeing to sign Ryan Grant for four years and $29 million earlier in the week. He was given the second-biggest contract ever to a wide receiver in franchise history despite producing only 84 catches for 985 yards receiving in his four-year career with the Washington Redskins...

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  • UEFA charges Roma for ballboy's time-wasting late in game against Shakhtar Donetsk
UEFA charges Roma for ballboy's time-wasting late in game against Shakhtar Donetsk

With his side heading out, Ferreyra became frustrated in the 80th minute, and overstepped the line by pushing a ball boy over the advertising hoardings while trying to retrieve the ball. Roma held on, and after Italy's shock failure to qualify for the World Cup, their progress to the last eight along with Juventus is a boost for the country.

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  • The biggest loser and winners this year — National Football League free agency
The biggest loser and winners this year — National Football League free agency

With the NFL's first entirely guaranteed contract since Dan Marino's more than three decades ago - a reported three years for $84 million - Spielman and the Vikings have jumped head first. Re-signing quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was the key, but the Niners didn't stop there. The 49ers have over $56 million in cap space, so they certainly aff...

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  • JJ Watt recruiting Tyrann Mathieu to Texans
JJ Watt recruiting Tyrann Mathieu to Texans

One could argue Arizona isn't drastically worse off without Mathieu. "I've never made a secret that Tyrann has always had a special place in my heart and always will", Cardinals general manager Steve Keim said in a statement announcing the release .

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  • Trae Young's father wants him to return to Oklahoma
Trae Young's father wants him to return to Oklahoma

He had 14 points and 10 rebounds. This game Round one of NCAA Tournament and is very untimely for the Sooners who now hold an 18-13 record. After the game, Trae Young was noncommittal on his future at Oklahoma. With the Rams holding a 52-50 lead with about nine minutes left - they had trailed by as many as seven in the second half - Russell...

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  • Carragher blames 'moment of madness' for spitting incident
Carragher blames 'moment of madness' for spitting incident

After Sky announced his suspension, Carragher described it as "a moment of madness and not representative of the real me", according to Sky Sports News. 'All I can do is apologise as much as I can, obviously I can't go back but hopefully the family can accept that. "He seems contrite. Everyone makes mistakes, we are all human".

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  • Arsène Wenger can survive again with Europa League success
Arsène Wenger can survive again with Europa League success

I think he'll return after the worldwide break, he's on the right track. With the Gunners likely to miss out on a top four place in the Premier League (they are sixth in the table), their only chance of returning to the UEFA Champions League is by winning this season's Europa League .

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  • Giants paying big bucks to sign former Patriots tackle Solder
Giants paying big bucks to sign former Patriots tackle Solder

NFL Network first reported Solder's decision to leave the New England Patriots and select the Giants over the Houston Texans. Solder was in a tier by himself as the No. Bradham was a key member on defense for the Super Bowl champions. The one-year offer means the Cowboys will get a second-round pick if another team signs Irving.

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  • CSA officials face action over Sonny Bill masks
CSA officials face action over Sonny Bill masks

The masks were worn to goad Australia opener and vice-captain David Warner whose wife was allegedly involved with the All Blacks rugby star at some point in the past. "On behalf of CSA I extend my honest apologies to the Board of Cricket Australia (CA), its officials, team management, players and their families", commented CSA President Chris...

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  • Pep Guardiola downplays hopes of clinching Premier League title in Manchester Derby
Pep Guardiola downplays hopes of clinching Premier League title in Manchester Derby

Walker shot wide for the visitors while a Sane effort was well saved by Butland, before a controversial moment in the 80th minute when Sterling dispossessed Ndiaye from a drop ball which Stoke thought they would be allowed to play after the game was stopped for injuries.

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  • Drew Brees Rumors: Vikings, 'QB-Needy Teams' Have Contacted Saints QB
Drew Brees Rumors: Vikings, 'QB-Needy Teams' Have Contacted Saints QB

Former Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins has garnered 100 percent of the free-agent quarterback hype across the National Football League this offseason. Brees is technically available, even if it's not likely that he signs with Minnesota. But if they some how manage to finagle Brees away from New Orleans - pulling off yet another Minneap...

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  • India vs Sri Lanka 4th T20I Scorecard at Colombo
India vs Sri Lanka 4th T20I Scorecard at Colombo

Lokesh Rahul did not make the most of his chances and got out hit wicket in the 10 over off Jeevan Mendis, by doing so he became the 10 Indian batsman to get hit wicket out. The 26-year-old added that he dreamt of playing for India but there was not added pressure. Batting at number five, I felt I should be there till the end.

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  • Serena, Venus to meet in Indian Wells
Serena, Venus to meet in Indian Wells

Serena, 36 and vying to become the first woman to win three Indian Wells titles, clinched the victory against Bertens on her second match point when Bertens blasted a forehand wide. While she had numerous unforced errors and eight double faults, the No. 8 seed did enough to advance. "I didn't really feel comfortable out there today, didn't real...

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  • Fiji race past Kenya for Vancouver 7s win
Fiji race past Kenya for Vancouver 7s win

South Africa leads the series with 109 points followed by Fiji with 101 points. Kenya had won only once before in four finals appearances, beating Fiji in Singapore past year. Samuel Oliech swept over to put Kenya back in front. Again, Fiji claimed the kickoff and this time Mocenacagi broke into the open field and dashed nearly 50 meters to again...

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  • OJ Simpson offers 'hypothetical' account of double-murder in 2006 Fox interview
OJ Simpson offers 'hypothetical' account of double-murder in 2006 Fox interview

During the discussion, Simpson gives what the network describes as a "hypothetical account" and "disturbing" details about the night of the slayings. Simpson: " The Lost Confession? " the disgraced former National Football League star described a "hypothetical" account of what "allegedly" happened the night of June 12, 1994 before the bloody bodies...

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  • From hell to heaven in a week - Wenger salutes Cech response
From hell to heaven in a week - Wenger salutes Cech response

A minute later Watford won a penalty when Ainsley Maitland-Niles was deemed to have brought down Roberto Pereyra in the area. Deeney's tame effort was saved by Cech who, at long last, became the first goalkeeper to reach 200 Premier League clean sheets .

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  • Jake Arrieta agrees to 3-year contract with Phillies
Jake Arrieta agrees to 3-year contract with Phillies

Both people spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Sunday because the deal, reportedly worth $75 million, is pending a physical. The team signed first baseman Carlos Santana to a three-year, $60 million contract in December. Arrieta will become the Phillies' second big free-agent signing this winter. Still, when looking at how much money the...

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  • Hampton makes 1st NIT; faces Notre Dame
Hampton makes 1st NIT; faces Notre Dame

The victor of Michigan-Ohio State, which was being played late on Saturday night, will face ND in the conference title game next weekend for the right to be called 2018 Big Ten champs after PSU won the conference a year ago. Other first round games include Temple at Penn State, Rider at Oregon, Harvard at Marquette, Nebraska at Mississippi State, V...

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  • This Photo Of Some Women Checking Out Tiger Woods Went Viral
This Photo Of Some Women Checking Out Tiger Woods Went Viral

Woods missed a 38-foot birdie on the 72nd hole, and Casey took the trophy from the clubhouse. For Woods though, there was something to cheer in his coming up second as it was his best finish on the PGA Tour in 1,659 days. Woods' playing partner, Brandt Snedeker , also slipped down the field. Now an increasingly confident Woods heads to Bay H...

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