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However, after feeling a pain in his knee, the Iceland global visited a specialist on Monday. The claims came from Iceland , with the country fearful over the fitness of their star player as they prepare for a maiden World Cup campaign in the summer.
  • Raiders, Doug Martin Agree to 1-Year Deal

    Raiders, Doug Martin Agree to 1-Year Deal

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    It is worth noting that Martin's best single-game performance in the National Football League came in 2012, in his lone trip to Oakland, when, as a rookie, he plowed the Oakland Coliseum for 251 yards and four scores on 25 carries. Though a lead back for most of his career, Martin said Thursday he was drawn by the Raiders' "potential" and by Gruden's personality. "We've got Gruden coming, the front (offensive) line".
  • Toner dropped for Grand Slam showdown

    Toner dropped for Grand Slam showdown

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    Prior to World Rugby's announcement England coach Eddie Jones defended van der Westhuizen's involvement with his side by saying: "We went through World Rugby, which is the proper channel". Can Ireland win a Grand Slam? "A potential opportunity that has only been done twice before, I'd be more motivated and scared by that than thinking about how fantastic it'd be to do something that would be another step for this group into kind of stretching themselves beyond what they've done ...
  • Tom Benson, owner of Saints, Pelicans and Loyola A'48, dead at 90

    Tom Benson, owner of Saints, Pelicans and Loyola A'48, dead at 90

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    He argued with a heckling Saints fan after a game hosted by LSU's Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, then lunged at a television crew that filmed the altercation. After becoming aware of the desire of many to purchase, and relocate, the Saints Benson stepped in and outbid everyone. The Saints and Pelicans announced the news on social media.
  • USA challenges Indian export subsidy programmes in WTO

    USA challenges Indian export subsidy programmes in WTO

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    U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said that the Indian government was providing export subsidies through a number of programs against WTO rules, allowing Indian exporters to sell their goods at a lower price "to the detriment" of U.S.
  • Man who killed Riders' Joe McKnight sentenced to 30 years in prison

    Man who killed Riders' Joe McKnight sentenced to 30 years in prison

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    But they argued that Gasser escalated the conflict, following him down an exit that he would not ordinarily have taken moments before the shooting. Never up for debate was if Gasser killed McKnight on December 1, 2016, following a 5-mile long, road race-induced chase that began on the Crescent City Connection and ended at Behrman Highway and Holmes Boulevard in Terrytown.
  • Pochettino Expects Kane Back this Season

    Pochettino Expects Kane Back this Season

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    Having said that, we've had to cope without him and it's important we're able to cope without him because you never know what's going to happen in football. That means Mohamed Salah has it all in front of him for the Golden Boot now. Spurs are now third in the league with 61 points, 20 behind runaway leaders Manchester City .
  • West Ham vow life bans for pitch invaders

    West Ham vow life bans for pitch invaders

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    But they will be feeling a different kind of heat when they finally make their way back to England, where they face an almighty battle to turn their form around and escape relegation from the Premier League. The most important thing is the team. "This role fits my personality so, for me, it was the ideal fit to come to West Ham". The London Stadium Safety Advisory Group (SAG) met on Thursday following shameful scenes on Saturday, when a number of fans invaded the pitch during the match ...
  • Loyola Chicago upsets Miami on last-second shot

    Loyola Chicago upsets Miami on last-second shot

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    Freshman Cameron Krutwig helped the Ramblers run the tempo in the first half. And just going forward, that's all we're focusing on. Loyola had chances to make things less intense in the final minute. Walker scored 12 points for the Hurricanes. Officials put 0.3 seconds back on the clock, giving the Ramblers another chance to celebrate after Miami's length-of-the-court pass was knocked down.
  • Dolphins to release C Pouncey, add C Kilgore, OG Sitton

    Dolphins to release C Pouncey, add C Kilgore, OG Sitton

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    CORRECTION: An earlier version of this said the Dolphins had released Pouncey, that has not yet been confirmed but is expected. After signing a three-year deal, Kerley was released before the season opener after San Francisco made a handful of signings in free agency.
  • Patriots have twins, acquire Jason McCourty from Browns

    Patriots have twins, acquire Jason McCourty from Browns

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    The McCourty brothers will be reunited on the field for the first time since Rutgers , but it won't be because the Patriots signed Jason following his release. Webb, DL Ricky Ali'ifua, OL Zach Banner, DL Collin Bevins, LB Jeremy Cash, OL Joseph Cheek, WR Sammie Coates, DB Trevon Hartfield and RB Josh Rounds.
  • Ramsey to undergo 'small procedure', misses Wales duty

    Ramsey to undergo 'small procedure', misses Wales duty

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    John already has two Welsh caps with both coming nearly five years ago in 2013. Ryan Giggs thanked Edwards for his services after announcing that he'd chose to give up global football. It's the ideal time in the global break to get it done. It is perhaps with this in mind that Giggs has allowed Ramsey to skip the friendlies and get the procedure he needs.
  • Mane 'convinced' Liverpool will win Europe's top trophy this season

    Mane 'convinced' Liverpool will win Europe's top trophy this season

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    Mohamed Salah was quick to troll Manchester United after Jose Mourinho's side were knocked out of the Champions League on Tuesday. Find out what time the Uefa UCL and UEL draws gets underway where you are in he world . A runner-up finish is another target for United, with "a miracle" required to remove City from the Premier League summit. Twelve minutes are on the clock and each player's Champions League goal total for the club, their country and position are below.
  • Upbeat Hughes vows to deliver Saints to Premier League safety

    Upbeat Hughes vows to deliver Saints to Premier League safety

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    Their priority was an available manager with an immediate knowledge of the Premier League and a mutual decision over whether Hughes will continue on a longer-term contract will be taken at the end of the season. As we have become used to, a select group of failing Premier League managers don't disappear, they just collect their payout and wait for the next set of PL mugs to take them on.
  • Jack Wilshere Gets England Recall After 2 Years (Full Squad)

    Jack Wilshere Gets England Recall After 2 Years (Full Squad)

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    Southgate, though, insisted Cahill could still make the final squad for the World Cup . Here's our -man squad for the #ThreeLions ' games against the Netherlands and Italy . But my job as the England football manager is to concentrate on the football and prepare the team. "The manager said that if you were playing well and English, you would get the chance to be in the squad and I have done that.
  • Lions To Release Eric Ebron

    Lions To Release Eric Ebron

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    To say that Ebron was an enigmatic and inconsistent performer during his four years in Detroit would be an understatement. Especially since Taylor Lewan , Odell Beckham, Jr., and Aaron Donald got picked in the three slots after him. Roberts was drafted last season out of Toledo, in the fourth round. The tight end out of North Carolina played in 16 games last season and tallied 574 yards and four touchdowns.
  • Panthers re-sign Julius Peppers to one-year contract

    Panthers re-sign Julius Peppers to one-year contract

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    The 38-year-old pass rusher will return to the Carolina Panthers on a one-year contract, the team announced. The one-year contract will be Peppers' 10th season with the Panthers and 17th season in the NFL . 2 pick of the 2002 NFL Draft and played eight seasons with the Panthers. The other players on the list are Bruce Smith, Reggie White, Kevin Greene, and Chris Doleman, all of whom have been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
  • Sky pundit Jamie Carragher may see renowned psychologist Steve Peters

    Sky pundit Jamie Carragher may see renowned psychologist Steve Peters

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    Carragher is devastated by what happened, for the shame he has brought on himself and Sky but, more than anything, how the 14-year-old girl has become embroiled in a story that has snowballed. "I've been on TV for 3 years with him and imo (in my opinion) this isolated incident shouldn't stop us working together". He was immediately suspended as the broadcaster decided what action to take next.
  • March Madness: Top-seeded Virginia gets underway vs. UMBC

    March Madness: Top-seeded Virginia gets underway vs. UMBC

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    Heading into the tournament, the average head coach salary of the four No. 1 seeds (Virginia, Villanova, Kansas and Xavier ) is around $3 million per year. "We got you and this for you", tweeted Cavaliers starting guard Kyle Guy minutes after Virginia tweeted the announcement on its official account. He banked in a dramatic game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer at Louisville on March 1.
  • Dolphins Release Defensive Tackle Ndamukong Suh

    Dolphins Release Defensive Tackle Ndamukong Suh

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    Suh was released in the middle of a bad a six-year, $114M deal he signed with the Dolphins back in 2015, which left Miami with a bit of cap relief but otherwise nothing to show for it. The New Orleans Saints are looking for a defensive tackle, looking for some more front seven help. For Suh, I don't know what less means, but it's not going to be anywhere near $20 million for him to go play for the Patriots, I wouldn't think.
  • End of 'Guard U' a chance to grow — ASU Basketball

    End of 'Guard U' a chance to grow — ASU Basketball

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    The teams , taking part in the annual tradition colloquially known as March Madness , will engage in all-out war for 40 minutes, with one side breathing a sigh of relief as the other weeps at a premature end of their season. This team isn't led by one singular "star", but they get it done as a team . The Tigers enter this game as 5.5-point betting favorites . There are moments when their offense goes dormant, but all it takes is a couple games of making shots, and they'll be right there.
  • Rules Changes Coming To Minor League Baseball

    Rules Changes Coming To Minor League Baseball

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    And change is here in Oklahoma City. Minor League Baseball is trying to speed up the pace of play. However, many won't be in favor of the changes, the players in particular. The runner at second base will be the player in the batting order position previous to the leadoff batter of the inning (or a substitute for that player).
  • Bills sign quarterback AJ McCarron to 2-year deal

    Bills sign quarterback AJ McCarron to 2-year deal

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    He started one playoff game in place of an injured Dalton in 2015, completing 21 of his 41 passes for 212 yards, a touchdown and an interception in Cincinnati's 18-16 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Wild Card round. If they had signed any of the aforementioned players, they would be relied upon to start for a year or two while a rookie QB develops. Otherwise, they'd have to rely on Nathan Peterman , who struggled mighty in limited action this year.
  • F-18 fighter jet crashes in Florida

    F-18 fighter jet crashes in Florida

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    They were taken by ambulance to Lower Keys Medical Center. The crash was first reported by a local photographer, Barbie Wilson , who happened to be on the scene. "Then it went a little sideways, then I saw fire, and then it just literally dropped out of the sky", Wilson said. The F/A-18 Super Hornet was part of Strike Fighter Squadron 213 , the "Blacklions", based out of Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, according to WTKR.
  • Eddie Jones 'very sorry' after remarks about Wales, Ireland

    Eddie Jones 'very sorry' after remarks about Wales, Ireland

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    England now lie in third heading into the final round of the championship, a point behind second-placed Wales and champions Ireland . We'll get that back, we'll get that back don't worry. Earlier in the talk, Jones had been speaking about his time as coach of the Japanese rugby union side, which had struggled against Tier One (top 10) countries, and he referred to Wales' under-20 side, which had played Japan three months after he took over the job.
  • Jaguars to sign Ex-Colts WR Donte Moncrief

    Jaguars to sign Ex-Colts WR Donte Moncrief

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    The 2014 second-round pick played a central role during the Jags' midseason surge before an ankle injury held him out the final two games of the 2017 regular season. He remained in Oakland for his first four seasons before signing a one-year deal with the Lions last March. Lee's contract is worth $38 million with $18 million guaranteed, according to both the NFL Network and ESPN.
  • Warriors' Thompson sidelined with fractured thumb

    Warriors' Thompson sidelined with fractured thumb

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    The Warriors will not have the Splash Brothers for at least the next four games. Thompson was named to the Western Conference All-Star team for a fourth consecutive season last month. Skipping that game would give Curry three more days of rest before the Warriors face the Hawks on March 23 (Mar. 24, PHL time). He played through the injury but was ruled questionable for Wednesday's game against the Lakers .
  • Kirk Cousins arrives to meet with Vikings

    Kirk Cousins arrives to meet with Vikings

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    Gang Green is not Bridgewater's only option , Rapoport added, but he is the organization's first choice. It didn't take very long for the National Football League quarterback carousel to kick into high gear as the top targets on the market - Kirk Cousins and Case Keenum - found new homes on Tuesday.
  • New York Jets working on a deal with Teddy Bridgewater

    New York Jets working on a deal with Teddy Bridgewater

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    Signing Bridgewater will not stop the Jets from drafting a quarterback at No. 6, and perhaps that's the point in him being their "first choice" now. Bridgewater will presumably be brought in by the Jets on a one-year deal. It is still remarkable that he is still in the league and poised to become a starting quarterback again after a dislocated knee during training camp prior to the 2016 season nearly led to the amputation of his leg.
  • Baltimore Ravens Reportedly Release Veteran Wideout as NFL Free Agency Gets Underway

    Baltimore Ravens Reportedly Release Veteran Wideout as NFL Free Agency Gets Underway

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    After catching 87 passes for 1,088 yards and eight touchdowns in 2015, Maclin has taken a step back in each of the last two seasons, and at this point, it is fair to wonder if his best days are behind him. Perriman is coming off a lost season during which he totaled 10 catches for 77 yards and was a game-day inactive for four of the final seven games.
  • Australia Considers Fast-Tracking White SA Farmer Visas Citing 'Horrific Circumstances'

    Australia Considers Fast-Tracking White SA Farmer Visas Citing 'Horrific Circumstances'

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    He said he had watched television footage and read articles that convinced him the farmers needed help, and had ordered his department to investigate how to bring the farmers to Australia. But deputy chief executive Ernst Roets said most South Africans would prefer to stay on home soil. "It must serve as a warning that South Africa runs the risk to lose even more productive, loyal citizens should their concerns about issues such as property rights not be listened to in earnest and actions not ...
  • BC considers supporting joint World Cup bid, but 'not at any cost'

    BC considers supporting joint World Cup bid, but 'not at any cost'

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    The rejection of the bid was met with disappointment from the City of Vancouver, which issued a statement Wednesday. "While we support the prospect of hosting the World Cup, we can not agree to terms that would put British Columbians at risk of shouldering potentially huge and unpredictable costs", said Beare in a statement.
  • Saints agree to terms with Patrick Robinson

    Saints agree to terms with Patrick Robinson

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    According to a report from The New Orleans Advocate , the Saints signed Robinson to a four-year deal to add a veteran presence to their young secondary. His presence, along with fellow former Saint Malcolm Jenkins , was critical for an elite Eagles defense that dominated throughout their title-clinching campaign.
  • Barack Obama shares his picks for the men's and women's NCAA tournament

    Barack Obama shares his picks for the men's and women's NCAA tournament

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    Even with Donald Trump now in the oval office, the 44th President has continued to unveil his bracket to the world. His Final Four consists of #1 Virginia vs #2 North Carolina and #1 Villanova against #3 Michigan State , with the NCAA title game pitting the Virginia Cavaliers against Tom Izzo's Michigan State Spartans.
  • New England Patriots free agency rumors: Tyrann Mathieu cut by Arizona Cardinals

    New England Patriots free agency rumors: Tyrann Mathieu cut by Arizona Cardinals

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    Arizona Cardinals free safety Tyrann Mathieu (32) celebrates his interception against the Chicago Bears during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Saturday, Aug. He suffered a torn ACL in December 2015 and landed on injured reserve a year later after dealing with a lingering shoulder problem. However, his production has been on the decline in recent years and he finished last season with one sack, two picks and seven pass breakups.
  • 49ers make Jerick McKinnon the 4th-highest paid running back in NFL

    49ers make Jerick McKinnon the 4th-highest paid running back in NFL

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    His athleticism, intelligence and attitude are a flawless fit for our scheme. Former Vikings' RB Jerick McKinnon intends to sign a four-year deal with the SF 49ers, per source. Jimmy Garoppolo is their franchise QB and Richard Sherman is in town. "Jet is going to get a lot of interest in the free agency market because he can play both running back, third down, and do a little stuff at wide receiver and special teams", Schrager said.
  • Woods enjoys upward curve as Bay Hill return beckons

    Woods enjoys upward curve as Bay Hill return beckons

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    Momentum is everything in golf and Tiger Woods will arrive at Bay Hill for this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational like a runaway train following his stunning return to the game this year. Asked last week who he is seeking advice from after splitting with Como in December, Woods said he has "friends" look at his swing from time to time, most notably Notah Begay III, and occasionally uses video to make adjustments, but it's clear that he's drifted away from the long math and geometry of ...