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Brazil's Neymar sidelined with foot surgery


Globo Esporte were first to report on Tuesday morning that the Brazilian global would miss two months of football, threatening his participation in PSG's Ligue 1 and Champions League campaigns, plus his country's preparations for the World Cup in Russian Federation this summer. Read More »

Filipe Luis "convinced" Antoine Griezmann yet to decide on future

Barcelona's Aleix Vidal, center, watches as Las Palmas' Ximo Navarro, right, jumps for a high ball during a Spanish La liga soccer match at the Gran Canaria stadium in the Canary island of Las Palmas, Thursday March 1, 2018 . Filipe Luis has never tasted victory at Camp Nou and has no intention of settling for a point. "[Messi] is extraordinary form", Simeone said. "He is an extraordinary player - he already showed this in the past". Read More »

49ers GM says 'discussions are ongoing' with free agent RB Carlos Hyde


There are certain places I can't and won't go because we're dealing with an ongoing legal matter. Brock was released one day after his arrest ; Foster remains on the 49ers ' roster. Everyone can see where we're going and what our situation is. At that point, Shanahan said, more than just Garoppolo was on his radar at last year's combine. Read More »

Tottenham 2 Huddersfield Town 0: Wembley woe for Terriers


Not really. After watching the first 70 minutes of this contest from the bench and remaining fresh, Lamela is likely to again start against Juventus on Wednesday - and that is the more exciting and glamorous match. The 21-year-old has now gone 14 games without a goal, and he has been a little wasteful at times during that spell. Jan Vertonghen was denied a first league goal in five years by the offside flag, after he had headed Christian Eriksen's set piece beyond a stranded Lossl, ... Read More »

Jarvis Landry Reportedly to Accept Dolphins Franchise Tag Amid Trade Rumors


Yet, Mike Tannenbaum and the rest of the Dolphins front office cannot come to agreeable terms with the wideout on an extension, and have given Landry permission to seek destinations for a trade. In his second season in the league, Howard rushed for 1,122 yards and nine touchdowns on 276 carries. Miami's most recent offer to Landry is believed to be in the range of $13 million annually, according to a team source . Read More »

Paul Ince states his prediction for Brighton v Arsenal


There are certainly plenty of attractive features to Arsenal , a club with cash in the bank, a huge name both at home and overseas, a 60,000-seater stadium and revenues which are the envy of most of Europe. Owner Stan Kroenke will have the ultimate say on whether Wenger sees out the final year of his contract, but Gazidis is carrying increasing influence at the Emirates. Read More »

Barkley, Mayfield impress at National Football League combine


Anything I can do to make the team better, I'm going to do. "I've never been like that, and I never will. I'm going to do that on a person-by-person basis". For those reasons, he has been compared to Johnny Manziel. "He gets it ", one executive told Jones. "So whatever coach asks me to do, that's exactly what I'm going to do". Read More »

Wawrinka to skip American tennis events to rest injured knee


On Wednesday, Nadal announced that the same injury forced him to withdraw from the ongoing Mexican Open in Acapulco, leaving his status uncertain for a US swing that included the BNP Paribas Open and the Miami Open. the injury I suffered at the last training in Acapulco before the tournament started turns out to be in the same area as in Melbourne". 'I will miss you and I will do everything that's possible to be back there in 2019. Read More »

Joshua to weigh less for Parker bout - Promoter


Joshua is also a considerable favourite with most pundits to prevail, but Parker indicated he is not paying any attention to those predictions. While both fighters are undefeated, many feel Joshua is simply too powerful for the New Zealander, a view echoed by Whyte. Read More »

49ers win coin toss, pick ninth overall, Raiders 10th


The Patriots acquired that pick in the Jimmy Garoppolo trade back in October. 49ers general manager John Lynch was in attendance representing the Niners, while the Raiders were represented by general manager Reggie MacKenzie and new/old head coach Jon Gruden. Read More »

Late goal not enough to satisfy Puel as Leicester draw with Bournemouth


He can recover a lot of ball, he's strong in the duels and he can give a good start in our play. The Foxes are without a Premier League win in over a month since beating Watford 2-0 at the King Power Stadium on January 20. "It is good momentum because the players believed until the end", Puel added. I said he will come back with a good attitude, a positive attitude. "It was the same feeling from the fans because they pushed their team until the end". Read More »

Kell Brook Destroys Sergey Rabchenko in Two Rounds


Having put together a flawless 36-0 record, Brook moved up to middleweight in 2016 to take on pound-for-pound great Gennady Golovkin but the Sheffield fighter was pulled out of the contest before the midway point of the fight, having suffered a broken orbital bone. Read More »

England beat New Zealand in thrilling ODI in Wellington


England bundled out 234 in the fifty overs that they batted. Skipper Eoin Morgan top scored for the team with 48 to his name that came off 71 deliveries. "They deserved to win". The fourth ODI, which will be a deciding one, will be held at University Oval in Dunedin on March 7. A dirty, mottled brown, it had been treated with manure in an effort to promote grass growth. Read More »

David Moyes concentrating on West Ham United survival amid contract talk


Swansea went ahead with their first shot as Ki - a Hammers transfer target in January - drilled low past Adrian in the eighth minute to score for the second successive home game. West Ham United boss David Moyes says that his side's performance against Swansea City was the worst he has seen since taking charge of the club. Read More »

Real Madrid return to winning ways in La Liga


Real Madrid were having plenty of the ball, but Zidane's team were finding it hard to work space in the final third. Zinedine Zidane insists stuttering Real Madrid remain in the title hunt, despite a 15-point deficit to Barcelona . Read More »

All runners disqualified from 400m heat, first time in history


In heat three of the event, all five participants managed to get themselves disqualified, including world leader Bralon Taplin and reigning silver medalist Abdalelah Haroun. "I don't know quite what happened but it is OK", he said. Erica Bougard was fastest in the opening 60-meter hurdles race, beating American teammate Kendell Williams by 0.01 seconds. Read More »

North Korea is 'very willing' to hold talks with US


The protesters held signs which said Kim, who is making a three-day visit to the South, was the main culprit behind the attack and called for his visit to be canceled. While its athletes are returning home empty-handed from the Winter Olympics, analysts say nuclear-armed North Korea deserves a gold medal for its diplomatic skills - but that the Games-driven detente will be short-lived. Read More »

No Pogba-Mourinho war at Man United - Raiola


Jose Mourinho says Zlatan Ibrahimovic has "won the right to choose his future" after acknowledging that the striker is likely to leave Manchester United at the end of the season. Ibrahimovic signed a contract extension in 2017 after returning from a knee operation in November previous year, he has been sidelined since the Boxing Day draw with Burnley at the Old Trafford here. Read More »

Jack Butland believes Paul Lambert has 're-energised' Stoke City


Shane Long is fit enough for a spot on the bench, but Steven Davis is on the treatment table for the Saints, who are also still without the services of Charlie Austin . They have won only three of their last 20 Premier League home fixtures (D8, L9). They have the joint-worst away record, alongside West Brom, with seven points and only one victory. Read More »

Everton manager Sam Allardyce shrugs off boos from fans at full


And half-time substitute Wood came up with the victor, ensuring Sean Dyche's men marked his 250th game in charge with a victory, their first in any competition since December. They are winless in their last five home league games (D2, L3). At every turn, Tosun has been publicly undermined with suggestions that he may not be able to hack it in the rigour of Premier League football. Read More »

Newcastle fans want Mikel Merino to start against Liverpool


Newcastle have drawn eight times this season, and five times in their last eight league games. "We have to look from each game to each game and now on Saturday it will really be a very tough game against Newcastle ". Jordan Henderson has struggled with injuries lately, so he is likely to be monitored. Jonjo Shelvey isn't fit to face his former club after damaging his knee against Bournemouth last time out. Read More »

Sky Scholar Andrew Pozzi one of Great Britain's World Indoor Championships captains


Muir clocked a season's best eight minutes and 45.78 seconds on Thursday and was thankful for the £1500 taxi ride after arriving in the Midlands less than 24 hours before her first race. "I'm excited to race fast...." The Dutchwoman claimed silver in 8:45.68 but bronze was still a milestone performance for Muir. The women's 60m hurdles looks likely to be one of the closest competitions of the Championships, and may quite possibly feature three U.S. Read More »

Red Sox propose name change for Yawkey Way


Last year, Red Sox owner John Henry declared that he wanted to change the name of the street, which surrounds Fenway Park, running parallel to the third base line. The proposed renaming has the support of mayor Marty Walsh and is expected to be completed expeditiously. The positive impact they have had, and continue to have, in hospitals, on education programs, and with underserved communities throughout Boston and New England, is admirable and enduring. Read More »

Ryanair plans return to full operations in all Irish airports on Saturday


And there were no flights arriving at Manchester from Dublin , Edinburgh , Aberdeen , Glasgow , London Heathrow, Guernsey and Cork. A total of 1,255 flights have been called off across the two transport hubs in the past 72 hours. "Our understanding remains that the airlines will still operate following schedule: Departures easyJet commencing operations at 12pm, Ryanair commencing operations at 1pm, Flybe commencing operations at 10am, Jet2 commencing operations at 9am and will run ... Read More »

Australian batsmen kept in check by Protea bowlers


Smith won the toss and didn't hesitate electing to bat first and would have liked what he saw initially as South Africa's new-ball pair of Morne Morkel and Philander struggled to find any swing in humid conditions. They played total 110.4 overs where Mitchell Marsh scored highest 96 runs. Australia's Mitchell Starc celebrates dismissing England's Mark Stoneman during the fourth day of the fifth Ashes cricket test match. Read More »

Manchester City 'cannot think we are perfect' says Pep Guardiola

They are out of the FA Cup, and their hopes of winning the EFL Cup were dashed by Manchester City last weekend. A section of the crowd chanted "you're not fit to wear the shirt" as the players traipsed off at half-time, with jeers spreading throughout the stadium at the end of the game. Read More »

Video replays set to be used at football World Cup


That would also prevent referees being overzealous and deferring to VAR beyond the specified game-changing scenarios: goals, penalties, red cards and mistaken identity. But the desire to avoid ferociously disputed calls - especially in high-profile moments - appears to have tipped Federation Internationale de Football Association to support using VAR at this summer's World Cup in Russia. Read More »

Federer: SA's Kevin Anderson could win a Grand Slam


The great sportsmen vote for this and this award is given for the achievements of a calendar year. Federer said, "This is a very special moment for me". This is the annual sports award given by Laureus World Sports Academy. Returning from injury in 2017, he won the Australian Open for a fifth time and Wimbledon for an eighth time without dropping a set. Read More »

Injuries, Chelsea ambitions, indomitable Manchester City

With the focus on Manchester City , Conte nearly seems jealous of the very healthy relationship that Pep Guardiola enjoys with his executives at the Etihad Stadium, with the club also able to consistently spend big sums in the transfer market. Read More »

Crystal Palace vs Tottenham


This season has seen Dier make 36 appearances across all competitions, which has included turning out in every one of the club's league games, and has managed to chip in with two assists. Tottenham continued on the front foot after the restart, and Eriksen should have done better with a close-range effort five minutes into the second half, but it was Kane who wasted the best opportunity of the game soon after. Read More »

Mane: Any player would want to play under Klopp

The forward was keen to highlight the club's fans and their support for the Egyptian this season. Keepers Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius have been drafted in and out of the Liverpool team over the course of this season, with the club's former striker now suggesting the legendary 40-year-old Italian stopper could be a surprise answer to Klopp's keeper woes. Read More »

JR Smith Suspended for Throwing Soup at Damon Jones


ESPN's Dave McMenamin reports that Smith earned the suspension by throwing a bowl of soup at assistant coach Damon Jones during an argument this week. However, he's had few problems with the Cavs and has been a key member of three straight Eastern Conference championship teams. Damon Jones once played for the Cavaliers (left) before retiring and becoming an assistant coach for the franchise (right). Read More »

Orlando Brown Is Having A Rough NFL Combine


The number that comes up on the scale at the NFL Combine for a wide receiver says more about how many touchdowns a he will catch in the league than his vertical jump does. "It's intriguing. I think there is a strong secondary group", Gutekunst said. I don't think so. "I knew I was going to play offensive tackle, but I wasn't physically prepared to do it". Read More »