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Given that and his 71 tackles, the Raiders might view him as a capable replacement at middle linebacker for NaVorro Bowman, their starter last season who remains a free agent. Oakland didn't address that need at linebacker in the draft until the sixth round last week with the pick of Washington linebacker Azeem Victor. As a result, Kansas City let Johnson walk in free agency, and he'll now reportedly sign with a division rival in the Raiders, which will allow Johnson to see the team he's ...
  • UConn's Trey Rutherford Second Overall Pick In CFL Draft

    UConn's Trey Rutherford Second Overall Pick In CFL Draft

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    The North Bay, Ont., native was regarded as the top lineman in the draft but the six-foot-five, 318-pound Hunter agreed to terms with the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent Saturday. Showing up at the CFL Combine and refusing to do the testing ticked off several teams and the league, but Rice offensive lineman Peter Godber still went third overall - to the B.C.
  • José Mourinho reveals curious reason he dropped Eric Bailly

    José Mourinho reveals curious reason he dropped Eric Bailly

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    The defender has not started a game in nearly a month and has been absent from the last two matchday squads. Chelsea are considering a move for Manchester United defender Eric Bailly, according to ESPN . Manchester United would probably have competition for the Brazilian. Premier League rivals Arsenal and Chelsea are reportedly keeping an eye on the ongoing situation regarding Eric Bailly's uncertain future at Manchester United , with both clubs in desperate need of defensive ...
  • Crystal Palace boss Hodgson: I wouldn't mind a new contract

    Crystal Palace boss Hodgson: I wouldn't mind a new contract

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    Benteke has struggled for form in the current campaign and his goal against Leicester City last weekend was just his third in the league in 29 appearances. "We will see how it goes from there but at the moment I don't contemplate retirement, I shall hope when the day comes when I need to retire it will dawn on me and I will be able to make the same sort of wise and considered decision that Sir Alex (Ferguson) made".
  • Redskins cheerleaders served as escorts on trip

    Redskins cheerleaders served as escorts on trip

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    As explained by the Times , senior V.P. of operations Lon Rosenberg and president of business operations Dennis Greene attended the visit to the night club that featured nine of the cheerleaders serving as escorts for sponsors. She said the night at the club was not mandatory and the cheerleaders weren't chosen by sponsors. They claimed during the photo shoots that some were required to pose topless, while others donned nothing but body paint.
  • Surrey sign Kohli to play all formats in June

    Surrey sign Kohli to play all formats in June

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    Following confirmation of his signing, ... The 29-year-old will become the fourth Test eligible Indian player in county cricket this year with fellow batsman Cheteshwar Pujara now at Yorkshire and seamers Ishant Sharma and Varun Aaron plying their trade at Sussex and Leicestershire respectively.
  • Rinne uses knob of stick, barely makes save on Morrisey

    Rinne uses knob of stick, barely makes save on Morrisey

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    Fiala - a 20-plus goal scorer for the Predators in 2017-18 - has four points through nine post-season games during his club's current run, including the double-overtime game-winner in what was Nashville's only victory against Winnipeg thus far.
  • Zorc reacts as Klopp pushes Liverpool to launch €60M Pulisic bid

    Zorc reacts as Klopp pushes Liverpool to launch €60M Pulisic bid

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    Jurgen Klopp is understood to be a big admirer of Pulisic, and a fresh summer pursuit would come as no surprise. German publication Bild report that Klopp is unfazed by two rejected bids in recent transfer windows, and the club are willing to offer in excess of €60 million for the U.S.
  • David de Gea: 'We must aim for more'

    David de Gea: 'We must aim for more'

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    With Leicester City's Marc Albrighton the only suspended player across the entire Premier League , there are no disciplinary worries for either United or Brighton. "Sometimes, the loan club choice is the wrong one because sometimes players, parents and agents want a more fashionable loan - a club with a different name, a club in the Premier League, a club in an awesome league, then they go there and play even less than in the parent club".
  • José Mourinho: contract offer is there, it's up to Marouane Fellaini now

    José Mourinho: contract offer is there, it's up to Marouane Fellaini now

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    Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Romelu Lukaku will miss the trip to the south coast, after he had to limp out of their victory against Arsenal last weekend, with his manager unsure how long the Belgium global will be out for. "They are part of my plans", the United manager said. Mourinho also explained that Eric Bailly has been used sparingly in recent weeks because he wants to give United's other defenders the chance to earn a World Cup spot.
  • Jordan Montgomery exits after one inning with tight left elbow

    Jordan Montgomery exits after one inning with tight left elbow

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    In five starts in 2018, Montgomery has amassed a 2-0 record with a 3.62 earned run average to go along with 23 strikeouts in 27.1 innings pitched. New York Yankees left-hander Jordan Montgomery has left Tuesday night's game against the Houston Astros with tightness in his throwing elbow.
  • Chris Froome says he is confident of winning doping case

    Chris Froome says he is confident of winning doping case

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    Regev said the Culture and Sport Ministry plans to invest NIS 16 million in bike paths and improving bike infrastructure across the country in the coming years, though she acknowledged Israel still has a ways to go toward making cyclists feel safe.
  • Cirelli scores key goal in Lightning's Game 3 win vs. Bruins

    Cirelli scores key goal in Lightning's Game 3 win vs. Bruins

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    The third saw even fewer shots on goal and subsequently less scoring chances as well. He has two goals and seven points in eight playoff games in 2018. If they stay in, obviously, they need to be better. The discussion (Tuesday) centered around secondary scoring. "We've got to get the healthy guys sorted out first, and then go from there".
  • Why NBA star James will support Liverpool in UCL final

    Why NBA star James will support Liverpool in UCL final

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    James invested around $6.5m at the time, but given how the club's value has gone up - particularly since they're now headed to the Champions League final for the first time in 11 years - the Basketball star's investment has grown almost to five times his initial outlay according to ESPN sources.
  • 'Strong contender' Ricciardo tops second Azerbaijan GP practice

    'Strong contender' Ricciardo tops second Azerbaijan GP practice

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    Ricciardo decided that cruising along at 180mph at Turn 1 of the 40th lap was the ideal opportunity to try and dive down the inside of his "teammate" but he broke late and ended up ramming into the back of Verstappen's auto. Odds correct at time of publication. But while Verstappen only finished a tenth of a second behind Ricciardo, it was Kimi Raikkonen who eventually pushed the Australian closest , with the Ferrari driver just 0.069s off the leading benchmark.
  • Salah becomes the first African player to win FWA

    Salah becomes the first African player to win FWA

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    Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has claimed that Liverpool talisman Mohamed Salah will be "just one of 11 players" when the two sides lock horns in the Champions League final. He really is quite cool with it. "When we had Suarez and Torres, we thought they were as good as anyone around". Salah might be introduced along with his trophy on the 2018 FWA Footballer of the 12 months dinner, to be held on the Landmark Resort in London on Could 10.
  • Red Bull had discussed clash prospect before the race

    Red Bull had discussed clash prospect before the race

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    The crash was a reminder of the moment in the Turkish Grand Prix in 2010 when Sebastian Vettel drove into the side of a passing Mark Webber. It's something Max Verstappen has been warned about several times before, and a near miss with Kimi Raikkonen at Spa in 2016 was very similar to Sunday's accident.
  • Russ Brandon

    Russ Brandon "deceitful" when confronted about inappropriate relationships

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    Brandon wrote: "As grateful as I am for the awesome experience and the incredible people I've had the privilege to work with the past two decades, I am just as anxious for the professional opportunities that lie ahead". Brandon was serving as managing partner and President for both teams. He was given the added role of president of the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League as well as the Rochester Americans of the AHL.
  • New rules to be introduced to make overtaking easier

    New rules to be introduced to make overtaking easier

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    FIA says the changes follow an "an intense period of research" which led to a majority electronic vote from F1 teams. The FIA also hinted at further changes prior to 2021, adding "the FIA is continuing to evaluate a range of other measures aimed at encouraging closer racing and boosting overtaking in F1", though it's not clear what these might be.
  • Brandon Guyer not in Indians' lineup Thursday night

    Brandon Guyer not in Indians' lineup Thursday night

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    As such, it's not surprising to see several changes to the lineup. Solarte drove in a career-high six runs. Before landing on the DL, the three-time All-Star had hit.239/.352/.457 (117 OPS+) with three home runs, one double, and 14 strikeouts in a dozen contests.
  • Rory McIlroy off to solid start at Quail Hollow

    Rory McIlroy off to solid start at Quail Hollow

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    RORY MCILROY GOT off to a promising start as he bids to celebrate his birthday with a Quail Hollow hat-trick. "For me, it's the most special tournament that we play and it's the one that everyone desperately wants to win, but even if I was going for my first major, it's tough to win".
  • Simmons taunted by fans as 76ers drop Game 1

    Simmons taunted by fans as 76ers drop Game 1

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    Simmons, along with Mitchell, is a leading contender to win the award. Simmons was the No. 1 overall draft pick in 2016, even though he didn't play due to a foot injury. He sidestepped the controversy in a post-game interview on Monday. When asked about the moment following the game, Simmons didn't mince his words.
  • Ichiro Suzuki Joins Mariners Front Office, but Don't Call It Retirement

    Ichiro Suzuki Joins Mariners Front Office, but Don't Call It Retirement

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    While it will evolve over time, the key is that Ichiro's presence in our clubhouse and with our players and staff improve our opportunity to win games. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic spoke with Ichiro's agent this afternoon, and his agent at least hinted that Ichiro could be activated for the Mariners' opening series in 2019, which will take place in Japan.
  • Liverpool players and fans celebrate reaching the Uefa Champions League final

    Liverpool players and fans celebrate reaching the Uefa Champions League final

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    They don't hang silver medals at Melwood. That's the pity, that's the game. There's still a job to do. "But it's Real Madrid ". "You can not be more experienced in this competition than Real Madrid ", the German manager added. In the first half we did well and scored some good goals. Roma left a miraculous comeback too little and too late. For both teams it would have been insane to play extra time.
  • Kentucky Derby Draw 2018

    Kentucky Derby Draw 2018

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    That information was learned via the post position draw, which was held on Tuesday morning and broadcast/live streamed on Facebook and on Twitter. Bob Baffert is back at the Kentucky Derby with early favorite Justify after watching the race from his sofa in Southern California past year.
  • Knicks Tap Fizdale To Be New Head Coach

    Knicks Tap Fizdale To Be New Head Coach

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    The team has missed the N.B.A. playoffs in five consecutive seasons under the head coaches Mike Woodson, Derek Fisher, Kurt Rambis and Hornacek . The Knicks then conducted a lengthy search before agreeing Thursday to a deal in principle with Fizdale, the person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal was not officially announced.
  • European Union cuts to farm subsidies criticised by farmers groups and governments

    European Union cuts to farm subsidies criticised by farmers groups and governments

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    His comments were echoed by Jonathan Gaventa, director of European energy policy at think tank E3G, who argued the new budget should also look to limit funding for fossil fuel infrastructure. This includes 20 percent of the revenues from the Emissions Trading System, a 3 percent call rate applied to the new Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base and a contribution of 80 cents per kilo of non-recycled plastic packaging waste for each member state.
  • Benzema double strike sends Real into Champions League final

    Benzema double strike sends Real into Champions League final

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    Others have done it before us, and now it's our time to do it". Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas was full of pride after helping the club reach the Champions League final last night. And on Tuesday it came very close to relinquishing a 2-1 advantage against Bayern. "You are not going to do that without suffering". When asked if Liverpool would be happier to face Madrid , he told BT Sport: "On what you've seen over the two legs, for sure, because you look at the Liverpool team and ...
  • Detroit Lions trade DT Akeem Spence

    Detroit Lions trade DT Akeem Spence

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    The Miami Dolphins have finally filled a need that was not addressed during last week's draft as they have acquired defensive tackle Akeem Spence from the Detroit Lions in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick in 2019. He will join a rotation at tackle that also includes Jordan Phillips , Davon Godchaux and Vincent Taylor. Miami's defensive tackle rotation still appears somewhat suspect but Spence adds a veteran to the mix.
  • Matt Ryan Agrees to Five-Year Extension With Falcons

    Matt Ryan Agrees to Five-Year Extension With Falcons

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    With QB contracts rolling in for Jimmy Garoppolo ($74 million in practical guarantees, $27.5M average) and Kirk Cousins ($84 million in practical guarantees, $28M average) this offseason, it was no shock that Ryan would be the next in line.
  • Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Brighton & Hove Albion

    Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Brighton & Hove Albion

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    It's a fairly chunky price for a United win when you consider that have won their last four away games in the Premier League , with the odds no doubt having been inflated by Brighton's need for points. If that's not the case then it's the next game and the one after that. They lost against Everton, Leicester and Crystal Palace, while drawing with Huddersfield, Tottenham and most recently Burnley .
  • Jets part ways with QB Bryce Petty

    Jets part ways with QB Bryce Petty

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    Manish Mehta of The New York Daily News had it first. Petty was selected by NY in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft after a standout career at Baylor. He always struggled with accuracy and turnovers. Following the release of Petty, many are left wondering if the Jets will keep Christian Hackenberg for the 2018-2019 season, or if his number will be up soon as well.
  • PSG's Marco Verratti out for rest of season after adductor tendons operation

    PSG's Marco Verratti out for rest of season after adductor tendons operation

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    Neymar initially dismissed reports of a fallout between the two, but Cavani has now admitted that the two had disagreements regarding set piece duties, though any differences have since been ironed out. "I am a footballing worker - I am not a star". And a reported miscalculation in revenue from various sponsorship deals has put the club in danger of failing to meet the requirements unless they balance the books with Di Maria potentially one of the players who is sacrificed.
  • Formula 1 & Miami Grand Prix Proposal / Statement

    Formula 1 & Miami Grand Prix Proposal / Statement

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    THE streets of downtown Miami could play host to a grand prix as early as next season. If approved it would be the second race in the US joining US Grand Prix in Austin, Texas and fourth in North America including Canada and Mexico City.
  • Salah beats De Bruyne to football writers' award

    Salah beats De Bruyne to football writers' award

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    The former Basel player set a new record by becoming the first African footballer to land this prestigious individual award in English football history. "We just see more and more billboards and ads coming out which we have never authorised!" tweeted Salah's agent Abbas Issa on Sunday. He argued that EFA and its sponsor, the advertising agency, Presentation, needed to obtain written consent from MS Commercial (Cayman) before using the image.
  • Steelers place Shazier on PUP List

    Steelers place Shazier on PUP List

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    Luckily, Shazier has shown signs of improvement since sustaining the injury. Shazier suffered a spinal injury in a game against the Cincinnati Bengals in December and underwent spinal stabilization surgery. BC-FBN-Steelers-Shazier, 123Steelers place LB Ryan Shazier on IR, ending 2018 seasonEds: APNewsNow. Even if that is true, the Steelers may have done this restructure so that when Shazier's contract tolls next season, it will do so at a much lower base salary.
  • LeBron and Cavs maintain sway over the Raptors

    LeBron and Cavs maintain sway over the Raptors

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    Over the course of what is now three series', the Cavs possess a 9-2 record, including a sweep in last year's Eastern Conference Semifinals. The Cavs have also eliminated the Raptors in the playoffs the last two seasons. "I think it spreads the floor out for us". We don't own any team."6". Another factor in this series would be Tristan Thompson who struggled in the first round of the playoffs, but seemed to find his groove in Game 7 and in the opening game of this series.
  • Capitals' Tom Wilson goes from tough guy to go-to guy

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    Though Sullivan is right in that the Penguins are pretty good at PPG Paints Arena, they've only been so-so when facing the Capitals . In fact, his teams have been eliminated in the playoffs by the Penguins three times, which makes the joke even more satisfying for Penguins fans.
  • Steph Curry & Under Armour Launch Steph IQ Trivia App

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    The Steph IQ game show is activated in real time, kicking off just after Curry scores his first three-point shot during each playoff game. Basketball personality Bdot will host Steph IQ, which is accessible via iOS and Android. Each session will go live during every Warriors game and contains eight-question rounds. A look at the new Steph IQ mobile trivia game. If you happen to answer all of the questions correctly you can score some Under Armour swag, Steph's sneaker the Curry5 or even ...
  • Tony Bellew Pushes David Haye After Intense Staredown

    Tony Bellew Pushes David Haye After Intense Staredown

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    This time around it may not be as controversial. David Haye and his opponent Tony Bellew were recently given the chance to watch and commentate on the last time they went toe-to-toe. James Buckley , who played Jay in popular TV programme The Inbetweeners , interrupted the press conference mock Haye's promoter Adam Moralee. All eyes will be on the 02 Arena this Saturday, May 5, and you can add to the excitement with one of the below new customer offers.
  • Mets get good news on Jacob deGrom's sore pitching elbow

    Mets get good news on Jacob deGrom's sore pitching elbow

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    Now an injury threatens to alter the Mets' rotation more , with deGrom leaving his start Wednesday night after just four innings with a hyperextended elbow . He still went out to pitch the top of the fourth before he was removed following the inning. "It felt good to hear that news", Callaway said. "He said, 'You know what?" The Mets eventually announced that deGrom had a hyperextended right elbow.
  • Watson, Faf open for Chennai Super Kings

    Watson, Faf open for Chennai Super Kings

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    They seem to spot a match victor every time they sense a trouble and have had the ability to finish off games and win the crucial moments of the match. If Nitish Rana is ruled out due to ill health, then Rinku Singh will come in. I think the way we have been playing - batting and bowling - has been good.