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Monday night blues. German fan fury triggers protests at Eintracht Frankfurt

Monday night blues. German fan fury triggers protests at Eintracht Frankfurt On the stroke of half-time, Keita caught Makoto Hasebe with a late tackle and the Japan worldwide was not happy with the challenge. Even when Boateng fired Frankfurt in front on 26 minutes, the celebrations remained muted as the protests continued. [Full Article...]

Bayern Munich v Besiktas

Bayern Munich v Besiktas Yet for all their good fortune, they would be foolish to underestimate the Turkish side, who impressively topped a section featuring last year's semi-finalists Monaco, new boys RB Leipzig and two-time winners Porto. Besiktas are in the Champions League knock-out stage for the first time . Bayern kept pushing for more and Lewandowski was quickest to the rebound when Fabri saved Hummels' effor... [Full Article...]

Juve derby win, Napoli still lead Serie A

Juve derby win, Napoli still lead Serie A Fortunately for Hamsik, Napoli managed to win the game 1-0 despite his goal being disallowed and with it moved to the top of the Serie A table. Maurizio Sarri has insisted that Napoli's focus this season is a third Serie A title and first since 1990. [Full Article...]

Baker Mayfield Reveals Why He Won't Attend the NFL Draft

Baker Mayfield Reveals Why He Won't Attend the NFL Draft He also rushed for 311 yards and five more touchdowns. The 2017 Heisman Trophy victor is expected to be one of the first quarterbacks selected, and Bleacher Report's Matt Miller projected him to go No. Mayfield's draft stock has improved significantly during the offseason. Garrett ended up as the No. 1 overall pick by the Cleveland Browns. If that doesn't happen, the Dolphins should have a goo... [Full Article...]

Mourinho says new midfielder will replace Carrick, not Pogba

Mourinho says new midfielder will replace Carrick, not Pogba A player he defined as "can defend, he can win the ball, he can make the play, he can pass, he can score". The France worldwide is coming under pressure from his Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho over the past weeks. Paul Pogba had missed the game due to illness and is expected to be back in contention for the Champions League tie which will bolster United's attack and will also prov... [Full Article...]

Rays trade Souza in three-team deal that nets prospects

Rays trade Souza in three-team deal that nets prospects Drury will likely start the season as either the starting third or second baseman. The three-deal trade announced on Tuesday was a win-win for the Yankees and Diamondbacks , while signalling a rebuild is in order for the Rays , who have designated outfielder Corey Dickerson for assignment and traded righty Jake Odorizzi in the past three days. [Full Article...]

Red Sox sign JD Martinez to 5-year, $110M deal

Red Sox sign JD Martinez to 5-year, $110M deal Despite the lack of power, the Red Sox finished 10th in runs scored across both leagues last season, with a deep crew of batsmen who reach base. As soon as Giancarlo Stanton touched down with their main rivals, the Boston Red Sox were eager to take on NY - the Yankees , or maybe even the Jets and Giants. [Full Article...]

Major League Baseball pace-of-play changes will not include pitch clock in 2018

Major League Baseball pace-of-play changes will not include pitch clock in 2018 The MLBPA was reportedly not cooperative during pace-of-play negotiations in recent weeks because they players are upset about the slow free agent market. Major League Baseball also announced shorter breaks between innings . They can throw as many as possible in the time allotted, and that's it. Pitcher must be ready to go once the batter is ready in the box. [Full Article...]

Shay's Slant: Five thoughts after No. 8 Kansas pounds Oklahoma, 104-74

Shay's Slant: Five thoughts after No. 8 Kansas pounds Oklahoma, 104-74 The Oklahoma Sooners are shooting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc and 76.1 percent from the free throw line. The NCAA Tournament selection committee does not look favorably on teams that are tanking as bad as the Sooners are at this time of the year. [Full Article...]

U.S. men's hockey beats Slovakia, advances to quarterfinals

U.S. men's hockey beats Slovakia, advances to quarterfinals Less than a minute later, Donato took a check to the head from Michal Cajkovsky, who was given a five-minute major penalty and a match suspension, after Ladislav Nagy had interfered with USA goaltender Ryan Zapolski to draw a two-minute penalty. [Full Article...]

NCAA strips University of Louisville of 2013 national basketball championship title

NCAA strips University of Louisville of 2013 national basketball championship title The NCAA's decision essentially denied in full the UofL's appeal of the sanctions. "This dark cloud has hung over our heads for more than two years, and it has had a negative impact on our athletics program, our fans and the entire university family", Postel said in his statement. [Full Article...]

Philadelphia Eagles to hire Mike Groh as offensive coordinator, per report

Philadelphia Eagles to hire Mike Groh as offensive coordinator, per report ESPN's Tim McManus reported that coach Doug Pederson chose to elevate Groh into the offensive coordinator role Tuesday after conducting two interviews a day earlier: One with Groh, and another with running backs coach Duce Staley . The son of former New York Jets head coach, Al, the young Groh has served as an assistant in both the college and National Football League ranks since 2000. [Full Article...]

Nashville Predators flat in loss to Detroit Red Wings 3-1

Nashville Predators flat in loss to Detroit Red Wings 3-1 Right after Elliott's injury a little over a week ago, according to Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press , the Flyers offered the Red Wings a third-round pick for Mrazek. The Flyers have been linked to Mrazek going back to last week when they reportedly balked at the chance to make a deal for a third round pick. Elliott is out of the picture for another 4-5 weeks regardless, and potenti... [Full Article...]

Penn State's THON raises $10.2 million for pediatric cancer research

Penn State's THON raises $10.2 million for pediatric cancer research The 2018 THON total was about $106,000 over the total raised past year. Altoona students raised $53,421.42 to rank third among Commonwealth campuses, behind Penn State Berks ($71,140.95) and Penn State Fayette ($67,861.61). We were informed this afternoon that due to the NCAA Time Management regulations, our current student-athletes are not permitted to participate in the THON event at the Lasch B... [Full Article...]

Tom's Takeaways: Purdue rallies, survives against surging Penn State

Tom's Takeaways: Purdue rallies, survives against surging Penn State Purdue's C. Edwards hit two with two seconds left in the game for the final 76-73 outcome. Shortly after, there was a tense moment as Watkins, who had re-entered the game in the second half, fouled Bishop Dwenger product Grady Eifert on the way to the hoop and then stood over him after the play. [Full Article...]

Manchester United can win Champions League this season, insists Young

First-choice goalkeeper David De Gea will return to the United starting XI against five-time Europa League winners Sevilla after being rested at the weekend, while Eric Bailly is available after making his long-awaited return after three months out following ankle surgery with a one-minute substitute cameo in second-half stoppage time at Huddersfield. [Full Article...]

Boston Red Sox agree to deal with slugger JD Martinez, reports say

Boston Red Sox agree to deal with slugger JD Martinez, reports say The Boston Red Sox are holding their first full squad workout of spring training Monday at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Fla. The Red Sox roster looks nearly identical to last year's, but John Henry asserts plenty of changes have been made this offseason. [Full Article...]

Ex-Carolina Panther Rae Carruth Issues Apology for Orchestrating Girlfriend's Murder

Ex-Carolina Panther Rae Carruth Issues Apology for Orchestrating Girlfriend's Murder Former Colorado Buffalo and Carolina Panther Rae Carruth opened up to a Charlotte, N.C. TV station about his conspiracy to murder his pregnant girlfriend after more than a dozen years in prison. The courts say Carruth hired Van Brett Watkins and Michael Kennedy to murder Adams. "I should be raising my son", he said. "His mother should be raising her son", Carruth said. [Full Article...]

Skier performs zero tricks to finish last in halfpipe

Skier performs zero tricks to finish last in halfpipe So with countries like the USA having to forego their extra quota spots, some countries not using all their quota spots, and other athletes pulling out due to injury, the invite list made it all the way down to athlete No. (Well, she did prove her gumption when she launched a campaign to run for governor of California against Arnold Schwarzenegger while an undergrad at Berkeley). [Full Article...]

Hornets start search for new GM after Rich Cho's exit

Hornets start search for new GM after Rich Cho's exit ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports the Hornets are unlikely to retain Cho and are expected to pursue Kupchak, the former GM of the Los Angeles Lakers . Since that time, the team has extended the core of Kemba Walker , Michael Kidd-Gilchrist , Marvin Williams and Cody Zeller and traded for and extended Nic Batum, among other notable moves. [Full Article...]


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