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Emre Can denies Juventus contract claims

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Happy to have get a start after a long time and thanks to the fans for their fantastic support. He arrived at Anfield for £9.75 million in 2014 when Liverpool activated a release clause in his Bayer Leverkusen contract, and has played over 150 games for the club in the past four seasons. Read More »

Woody Durham, former 'Voice of the Tar Heels,' dies at 76

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Durham retired from the Tar Heel Sports Network in 2011 after four decades behind the microphone calling UNC games on WCHL and other affiliates across the state. Matt Smith, the owner of WZKY-AM where Durham first worked, said "it has always been a great sense of pride for us that Woody Durham grew up here and got his legendary broadcast career started at WZKY". Read More »

Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth among strong field at Valspar Championship

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Woods is making his debut at the Valspar Championship this week before heading to Bay Hill for the Arnold Palmer Invitational, his fourth tournament in five weeks at a venue where he has won eight times before. "What Phil's doing is showing us we can still do it later on in our careers". Davis (Love) did it at 51 (winning in 2015), Phil at 47. Phil is 47. I think Kenny Perry won a handful of events close to 45, 46. Read More »

16th straight victory keeps Rockets ahead of Warriors in West

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And when I say hefty, I mean $15,000 hefty. One night after committing 21 turnovers in a victory at Oklahoma City, the Rockets were again reckless with the ball and guilty of seven first-quarter turnovers against the Bucks, with Milwaukee turning those miscues into 10 points. Read More »

Formula One 2018: Pre-Season Testing Recap - Day 5

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During a morning session marked by a number of quick lap times , Ricciardo set the pace with a 1m18.047s to register the fastest lap on the current circuit layout. And while that now brings McLaren's tally to four issues in two days, racing director Boullier says they are not in a crisis. "We aren't overly concerned about the issues that we've faced", he said. Read More »

Ilkay Gundogan sends Warning message to Champions League rivals

Basel keeper Tomas Vaclik did well to deny Ilkay Gundogan and Basel immediately broke and equalised. "At the end of the season we will see". City go into the second leg at the Etihad sitting comfortably following a 4-0 away win, knowing no side has ever overturned such a deficit in the Champions League . Read More »

Restaurants, hospitals, businesses impacted by water main break

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Officials said the break happened early Wednesday morning in a 48-inch transmission main in the 5700 block of Buford Highway, between Longmire Road and McElroy Road. Eight water tankers are still stationed throughout the county to assist with fire protection and to fill chillers at hospitals. Updates on if and when school will be in session tomorrow, March 8 are expected later today. Read More »

North Korean athletes arrive in South for Paralympics

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It is the first time for the North to participate in the Winter Paralympics. "We have undergone preparations in Germany - these have been hard, however we are trying to achieve our best", Sabashvili told reporters at the formal event. Pyongyang had previously sent athletes to the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London and the 2016 edition of the games in Rio. North and South Korean athletes will march together under a unified flag at the opening ceremony on Friday. Read More »

Arsenal Star Ruled Out Of AC Milan Game, Could Need Surgery

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They are now 13 points off a UEFA Champions League spot in the English top flight, and Wenger's future at the club is in doubt, per Jeremy Wilson and Matt Law in the Telegraph . The way the Manchester clubs are spending, it will take a Leicester City style "lightning in a bottle year" to win a Premier League title. "Listen, I'm a competitor, you don't back down from a challenge", he told Sky Sports . Read More »

Serena Williams has admitted she 'definitely' wants another baby

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Williams was the world No.1, but is now unranked after taking a break. "Stay focused Serena, and WIN your matches". But it is no bad way to launch her month in North America. "It's been really, really hard, but I keep going, and I know that I might not be at my best yet, but I'm getting there and every day is a new day and every day I should be getting better". Read More »

Shubhankar Sharma, Indian golf sensation, gets invite to compete in Augusta Masters

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Sharma's superb run of results have propelled him to 66th in the world rankings having ended 2017 outside the top 200, although he would have needed to break into the top 50 over the next fortnight to qualify for the Masters outright. "I gave my 100 per cent, but sometimes things don't work out for you", said Shubhankar, who was paired with legend Phil Mickelson. "I got into the British open after winning the Joburg Open, so it's my favourite though you can't compare the majors". Read More »

Dhoni out of BCCI's top-pay bracket, Kohli gets A+ contract

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Dhoni has retired from the longer version while Ashwin has not featured in the one-day and T20 formats since the Champions Trophy in England previous year. C category (Rs 1 crore each): Kedar Jadhav, Manish Pandey, Axar Patel, Karun Nair, Suresh Raina, Parthiv Patel and Jayant Yadav. Kuldeep Yadav, who has formed a formidable spin combination with Yuzvendra Chahal in limited-overs cricket, was a notable new face. Read More »

Bucks rally to beat 76ers

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While "must-win" is a hard term to use in early March, it's not a stretch to say the Bucks "need to" win this game because it would provide a split of the season series. "From the arena, to the players, to the refs, it definitely felt like a playoff atmosphere", Victor Oladipo said after IN won its 14 road game of the season. Read More »

OSU men's basketball: Tinkle makes all-Pac-12 team

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No. 11 Washington State, 8:30 p.m. The Pac-12 Network broadcast speculated that it was an Achilles injury, and Boyle was noticeably limping and in pain upon returning to the bench. No 2 Boise (13-5 conference, 23-7 overall), will either face No 7 Utah State (8-10 conference, 15-16 overall) or No 10 Colorado State (4-14 conference, 11-20 overall). Read More »

Patriots to release TE Martellus Bennett

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Bennett, 30, only played two games with the Patriots after signing with the team last season. New England picked Bennett (and his contract) up off waivers from Green Bay. Bennett has played in 144 games with 107 starts and has registered 433 receptions for 4,573 yards with 30 touchdowns in 10 seasons. "To everyone that has poured themselves and time into my life and career". Read More »

Los Angeles billboards try to bring #LABron to the Lakers

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Lawyer Jacob Emrani purchased four billboards that went up today around the Los Angeles area, all of which with different pitches directed at James. All of them have the #LABron hashtag and an ad at the bottom for Emrani's personal injury law firm. One says "Forget the process, we win banners!" I guess it's your move now, San Antonio . Read More »

Jerry Jones resolves reimbursement squabble with NFL

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Commissioner Roger Goodell held an appeal hearing with Jones on Monday. The NFL released a statement Wednesday saying that the matter was resolved but didn't provide details of the financial settlement. Jones said that was unrelated to him fighting Goodell's extension a year ago, but that's hard to believe. The New York Times reported last month that National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell was readying a fine after being urged to sanction Jones by fellow team owners. Read More »

Doping: Sky and Wiggins crossed 'ethical line'

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A team statement said: "While we have acknowledged past failings, we strongly deny the very serious new allegations about the use of medication to enhance performance, as does Bradley Wiggins". I would like to know when. He continued: "I totally refute that". This is malicious. This is someone trying to smear me. "Then they're still waiting on this DCMS report". Read More »

KU center Udoka Azubuike to miss Big 12 Tournament with injury

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According to oddsmakers at YouWager, this game is considered even between eighth-seeded Oklahoma State and ninth-seeded Oklahoma . Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) fights for position with West Virginia forward Sagaba Konate (50) and West Virginia guard Jevon Carter (2) during the second half, Saturday, Feb. Read More »

Eagles trade for Michael Bennett from Seahawks

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In 2017, Bennett had 8.5 sacks to Curry's three. Over the last few days, the Philadelphia Eagles have kept themselves busy with the 2018 NFL Combine officially in the books, as the team will have plenty of evaluating to do from now until the end of April to see which players deserve consideration for the upcoming draft. Read More »

Ogletree headed to Giants

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The report says the Giants will receive Ogletree and a 2019 seventh-round pick from the Rams for one of their fourth-round picks and their sixth-round pick in the 2018 draft. Speaking of Johnson, he seemed pretty surprised when he heard that Ogletree had been shipped off to NY. Ogletree, a former first-round pick who was selected with the 30th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft , will nearly certainly become an instant starter in NY. Read More »

UEFA Champions league 2018: Liverpool into the quarter-finals

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The joint-top scorer in the Premier League - Mo Salah - and world's most expensive defender Virgil van Dijk were on the bench for Liverpool , but most of its other big names played. "But I don't think earlier - we had this year for the first time the opportunity to do it and now we are in, so I think we are in time". "[We had] to make sure we had good control and then play counter attack". Read More »

Liverpool Reportedly Closing in on Thomas Lemar Acquisition

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There's nothing like the French and the English press disagreeing on something, and that's exactly what they're doing regarding Thomas Lemar and Liverpool . And, according to reports from Le 10 Sport , the Reds are close to an agreement in principle to sign in-demand Lemar. Liverpool have also been linked to Thomas Lemar for quite some time, and this deal, if it goes through, looks like an attempt to replace Brazilian forward Philippe Coutinho, who was sold to Barcelona in January ... Read More »

Stud Missouri Freshman Michael Porter Jr. to Play in SEC Tournament

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Missouri coach Cuonzo Martin met with the media Wednesday at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, the site of the tournament. Porter will not start, and the number of minutes he will play has not yet been determined, Martin said. He was ranked as the top freshman player in the country coming into the season and is widely regarded as a potential lottery pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. Read More »

Richard Sherman may have been released by the Seahawks

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That is. if other Seahawks teammates don't leak the new first. On the heels of some rather despondent social media posts by a couple of Seattle Seahawks defensive backs , we're getting word that Richard Sherman has told his teammates he won't be with them in 2018. Read More »

Peyton Manning Sells Denver-Area Papa John's Locations

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Manning originally bought into the company when he came to Denver in 2012 and has appeared prominently in several Papa John's ads, some alongside Schnatter. "Also, Papa John's being the Official Pizza of the Denver Broncos makes this even more exciting". It wasn't long before the National Football League had a new pizza partner after its break-up with the papa. Read More »

Mark Cuban investigated in 2011 for sexual assault at Portland nightclub

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In a detailed report published Tuesday night, the Portland-based Willamette Week said a woman filed a complaint to the Portland Police Bureau against Cuban in 2011, claiming he had sexually assaulted her in a nightclub. She said he agreed to pose for the picture, first putting his hand on her back. "He then moved his hand down until it was on her buttocks", according to an investigator's summary of the alleged victim's statement, cited by the Willamette Week . Read More »

Mourinho blast triggered Manchester United fightback

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At his age, what he's doing is more than enough and the experience he's getting at every level is more than enough for us to be happy with what we think is going to be his future. The only thing is that has saddened me today is the fact we've gone home with no points. After hitting back from a goal down to beat Chelsea last weekend, Mourinho insisted this was another demonstration that United have the spirit and desire to overcome perilous predicaments. Read More »

Hacked Facebook Account Source Of Riyad Mahrez Retirement Statement

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In a shocking turn of events, fans woke up to a post on Mahrez's verified Facebook account where he said "I've chose to step away from from football ". "If things turn out to be as many members on both sides of the house suspect that they are, I think we will have to have a serious conversation about our engagement with Russian Federation", he said. Read More »

Paine refutes South African version of player spat

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David Warner will continue as Australia vice-captain despite his involvement in a heated exchange in the first Test against South Africa at Kingsmead, an incident which has drawn condemnation and put his fiery personality back in the spotlight. Read More »

Panthers' Christian McCaffrey helped man, 72, after critical fall

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The 72-year-old man had a broken femur and pelvis, internal bleeding, bleeding on the brain, nine broken ribs and a broken neck, according to McCaffrey. "It was the worst experience, both as a father and as a son". A day after the accident, McCaffrey, along with his mother, Lisa, and brothers, visited Smoker Sr. Read More »

Congress protests outside Parliament over Nirav Modi scam

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The AIADMK and the DMK - the two rival parties in Tamil Nadu - also came together to demand implementation of the court order on constitution of Caurvey Water Management Board. The fraud at PNB wasn't the only issue that disrupted Parliament, though. When the House reassembled after the first adjournment , Naidu was able to persuade members to return to their seats for a shortwhile. Read More »