• McTominay called up to Scotland squad

    McTominay called up to Scotland squad

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    The Tartan Army face Costa Rica on March 23 at Hampden Park, before travelling to Budapest to play Hungary four days later. Scotland Under-21 star Oli McBurnie - now on loan at Barnsley from Swansea - and Aberdeen's Scott McKenna have also been named for the first time.
  • B's erupt for 7 goals, whip Chicago

    B's erupt for 7 goals, whip Chicago

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    Boston chasing a shot at the Presidents' Trophy for most points in the league, while the Blackhawks are mired in last place in the Central Division. "It was good to see Highmore get his first goal", Gustafsson said. He was unable to put pressure on the leg and had to be assisted off the ice. With Saturday's win, the Bruins' six-game homestand comes to a close.
  • Dybala returns Juve to Serie A summit as Napoli held at Inter

    Dybala returns Juve to Serie A summit as Napoli held at Inter

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    We're putting pressure on our rivals and we keep moving forwards. Paulo Dybala scored two goals for Juventus. The Portuguese global directed Suso's cross into the bottom corner with only five seconds left of added time to draw Gennaro Gattuso's men within six points of fourth-placed Lazio in the race for the Champions League.
  • Everton's Gylfi Sigurdsson may miss World Cup after damaging knee joint

    Everton's Gylfi Sigurdsson may miss World Cup after damaging knee joint

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    Gylfi Sigurdsson will see a specialist on Monday and undergo additional tests after he injured his right knee in Everton's 2-0 win against Brighton on Saturday. He endured a hard opening to his Toffees career but his fortunes have improved since Sam Allardyce replaced Ronald Koeman in late November. However, reports emanating from the Icelandic media are suggesting that Sigurdsson's injury is more serious than first imagined, with season-ending knee ligament damage potentially on ...
  • Cardinals to release RB Peterson

    Cardinals to release RB Peterson

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    That bonus was part of the two-year deal that Peterson signed with the Saints last offseason and acquired by the Cardinals when they traded for Peterson in October. He had games of 134 and 159 yards with the Cardinals but otherwise totaled 155 yards in the four other games before suffering a season-ending neck injury in Week 12.
  • Eddie Howe says scoreline flattered Tottenham after Bournemouth's 4-1 defeat

    Eddie Howe says scoreline flattered Tottenham after Bournemouth's 4-1 defeat

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    Mauricio Pochettino's men were a goal down at the time, after Stanislas gave the hosts the lead in the 7th minute. "We will always have our own identity and the way we play", he said. So there you have four things we learnt from the 4-1 win away to Bournemouth , hopefully, we can take all the positives into our FA Cup quarter-final tie and eliminate all the negatives in what is now the most important stage of our season.
  • South Africa's Rabada suspended for rest of Australia series

    South Africa's Rabada suspended for rest of Australia series

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    Rabada, 22, was the outstanding performer on Monday as he ripped through Australia , who started on 180-5 with a 41-run lead. For years, the Australians have been the archetypal schoolyard bullies of world cricket, happy to dish it out - but can't take it when the situation is reversed.
  • INDW vs AUSW, 1st ODI: Australia beat India by eight wickets

    INDW vs AUSW, 1st ODI: Australia beat India by eight wickets

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    Electing to bat after winning the toss, India lost wickets at regular intervals before Vastrakar and Verma steadied the ship with sensible batting. Veteran batsman Mithali Raj will lead the Indian women's team in the ODI series against Australia, while all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur will serve as Mithali's deputy.
  • Manchester United's Carrick to retire at end of the season

    Manchester United's Carrick to retire at end of the season

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    Carrick's retirement could also been linked to a heart problem that the 36-year-old has been battling, with the midfielder claiming it flared up once again during a Carabao Cup match earlier this season. In his 12 years at United, he has scored 24 goals and was given a testimonial by the club last June. I've just been training hard and trying to keep fit and have managed to play a few games so far and we'll see what happens towards the end of the season'.
  • Should the Detroit Lions sign Jonathan Stewart, DeMarco Murray?

    Should the Detroit Lions sign Jonathan Stewart, DeMarco Murray?

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    Murray finished third in the National Football League in rushing in 2016, but fell off dramatically in 2017 and averaged a career-worst 3.6 yards-per-carry. He had 659 rushing yards and six touchdowns in 15 games for the Titans last season. Stewart does the majority of his damage strictly as a runner, as he only caught eight passes for 52 yards last season.
  • Liverpool target Werner confirms wishes to stay at Leipzig

    Liverpool target Werner confirms wishes to stay at Leipzig

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    After winning the World Cup in Brazil four years ago, infamously hammering the hosts 7-1 in the semi final, the Germans are join favourites along with Brazil to win the tournament this summer and it's no surprise considering their strength in depth.
  • Dolphins set to release Ndamukong Suh, report says

    Dolphins set to release Ndamukong Suh, report says

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    However, the Dolphins would not be able to use that money for three months. They made the playoffs once with Suh on the roster and are preparing to cut him three years into the deal, so to say that signing him to one of the largest contracts in National Football League history was not a success would be an understatement.
  • Aussie Simon Patmore wins gold at Winter Paralympics

    Aussie Simon Patmore wins gold at Winter Paralympics

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    Wheelchair Curling appeared for the first time during the 2006 Torino Winter Games. Those are para-alpine skiing, para-biathlon, para-cross-country skiing, para-ice hockey, para-snowboarding and wheelchair curling. The first US gold of these Paralympics was the first USA gold in the biathlon, with Kendall Gretsch winning the women's 6km sitting biathlon, with teammate Oksana Masters capturing the bronze.
  • Talib rejected to trade to 49ers before Sherman signing

    Talib rejected to trade to 49ers before Sherman signing

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    Talib really couldn't have rejected the trade - he doesn't have a no-trade clause in his contract - but he could have made it hard for the 49ers by threatening to refuse to show up to work, perhaps holding out all the way through the preseason only to show up to start collecting paychecks when the regular season began.
  • The Grand Slam is on as Ireland defeat Scotland in exciting showdown

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    With Fall clutching his neck, Peyper went to the TMO and with replays bringing boos from the home crowd, the South African referee sent Watson to the sin-bin and raised his hand under the posts to award a penalty try. "I wanted the team to be close to the best during the tournament", France coach Jacques Brunel said. These are all very valid points and it remains to be seen whether Jones is able to address them in time for the visit of Ireland to Twickenham on St Patrick's Day.
  • Ben Stokes pleads not guilty to affray

    Ben Stokes pleads not guilty to affray

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    Fellow defendants Ryan Ali, 28, and Ryan Hale, 26, appeared in person at the court and also denied the charge. The 26-year-old Durham all-rounder - who missed the Ashes after being suspended from playing for England - and could now miss England's second test against India at Lord's with his trial set down for August 6.
  • Henrikh Mkhitaryan named Man of the Match after Watford win

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan named Man of the Match after Watford win

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    Watford had a chance to score a goal from the penalty spot in the 63rd minute after Maitland Niles fouled Roberto Pereyara in the box but captain Troy Deeney's penalty was saved by Petr Cech . Wenger has come under increasing pressure over recent weeks following a run of four consecutive defeats in all competitions, although a 2-0 Europa League win over AC Milan on Thursday offered the French coach something of a reprieve.
  • Djokovic rues shock Indian Wells exit

    Djokovic rues shock Indian Wells exit

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    Djokovic will now be hoping for a better showing at the next ATP Masters event he is scheduled to play in a few days time, the Miami Open. It marks the first time Djokovic has lost back-to-back Tour matches since the 2011 ATP Finals - though he did lose consecutive contests at the 2012 Olympics - but the Serbian was able to take positives from the defeat.
  • Manchester City's Sergio Aguero out for two weeks with knee injury

    Manchester City's Sergio Aguero out for two weeks with knee injury

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    Their next game is at Everton on March 31. Aguero will, however, be hoping to be fit for Argentina's friendlies against Italy - to be held at City's Etihad Stadium - and Spain on March 23 and 27. He also broke a metatarsal in his right foot last February and says that the prospect of another injury is always on his mind. United are the closest team to City and tightened their grip on second place by beating Liverpool 2-1 over the weekend.
  • Party Like it's 2014: Arizona State is in the NCAA Tournament

    Party Like it's 2014: Arizona State is in the NCAA Tournament

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    Arizona State and TCU were two of the last remaining undefeated teams in the nation back in late December. The tournament begins Tuesday with opening-round games featuring a matchup of bubble teams UCLA and St. Auburn (No. 4) and Clemson (No. 5) round out the region's top seeds. Questioning Arizona State's participation in the tournament a mere three months ago would have been scoffed at.