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Keith Wood shares his expectations of Ireland vs England

Keith Wood shares his expectations of Ireland vs England

England head coach Eddie Jones says his team will be at their "physical peak" when they face Ireland in Dublin on Saturday. "However Ireland are the comeback queensat the moment, they always seem to finish strongly in the second half". Hansen also had plenty of praise for Jones, who he believed was a key acquisition in England's resurrection at worldwide rugby. "The World Cup is only around the corner and competition for places is fierce". Read More

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South Africa wins toss, bowls in 2nd test vs. New Zealand

South Africa wins toss, bowls in 2nd test vs. New Zealand

New Zealand , heading into the Test, have a few glaring issues on hand, the most significant of which is the injury concern to Trent Boult . Left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner opened the bowling for New Zealand in both games‚ and in one of them he and off-spinner Jeetan Patel became the first pair of slow bowlers to take the new ball in ODI history. Read More

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House returning to Packers

House returning to Packers

Linebacker Dont'a Hightower, the top remaining free agent available, remains on his visit with the Steelers at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex. In his third year with the Packers, the one time offensive rookie of the year finished with 758 yards and three touchdowns. Read More

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Durban Has Lost 2022 Commonwealth Games

Durban Has Lost 2022 Commonwealth Games

The BBC quoted a spokesperson for Liverpool City Council as saying they had "already indicated to the government that we are very willing to host them (the 2022 Games) instead". The 2018 Commonwealth Games will be held on the Gold Coast in Australia. One city that has already expressed its interest in hosting the 2022 games is Liverpool. Read More

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Ireland slips from world-beaters to Six Nations also-rans

Ireland slips from world-beaters to Six Nations also-rans

Interim head coach Howley said afterwards he was immensely proud of the way his players had bounced back after consecutive losses to England and Scotland but reserved special praise for North. "We just make, on our slightly off days, a couple of silly unforced errors, which at this level are massive". North's brace took his tally for Wales to an impressive 30. Read More

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Jurgen Klopp Dismisses The Need For A

Jurgen Klopp Dismisses The Need For A "Plan B" At Liverpool

Have to cover specific spaces and make the right decisions. Liverpool have been criticised for their inability to beat the supposed smaller teams in the Premier League, having previously been defeated by Burnley, Hull and Swansea. Sturridge/Hendo: Klopp confirmed on Friday that both player are "not available" for the game. He does, however, acknowledge and admire the work Dyche has done despite Burnley failing to win an away match in the league this season. Read More

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Lawrence Timmons signs with Dolphins, ends Steelers tenure

Lawrence Timmons signs with Dolphins, ends Steelers tenure

He earned second-team All-Pro honors and was selected to the Pro Bowl following the 2014 season in which he totaled 132 tackles (87 solo) and two sacks. He also was remarkably durable. Timmons made just one Pro Bowl, for the 2014 season, but played at a high level in a Steelers defense that ranked at or near the top of the National Football League for much of his career with them. Read More

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Nicki Minaj fans the Remy Ma feud flames with 'No Frauds'

Nicki Minaj fans the Remy Ma feud flames with 'No Frauds'

On the track she heats up the ongoing beef claiming that Ma shouldn't sound off until she is on the top of the game. " You can't be Pablo if your work ain't sellin'/ What the fuck is this bitch inhalin'?/ I would've helped you out that pit you fell in/ I am the generous Queen!" And whether you're single, dating around, or in a long term relationship, it's a message that I think every woman can appreciate. Read More

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Tebow strikes out in 1st AB for Mets, called out vs Porcello

Tebow strikes out in 1st AB for Mets, called out vs Porcello

Lucie Police and advised to leave the St. Lucie County area. According to a police report obtained the New York Daily News , she hung around the complex all day looking for Tebow and asking questions about him. Tebow briefly questioned the home plate umpire on each of his strikeouts, saying later that he questioned whether the pitches weren't outside the strike zone. Read More

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Georgia to face Tennessee in 2017 SEC Tournament

Georgia to face Tennessee in 2017 SEC Tournament

If Georgia can somehow sneak an upset, not only will it give them a strong win on the resume come Selection Sunday in a few days, but it will also mark the fourth straight appearance in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament . The absence of the two guards provided a small window of opportunity for the Bulldogs, one that closed quickly in the second half. Kentucky scored 18 points off 13 Georgia turnovers, getting several critical baskets off mistakes at the beginning of both halves. Read More

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Vince Young expected to sign with CFL's Roughriders

Vince Young expected to sign with CFL's Roughriders

He went in the first round, third overall, of the 2006 NFL draft to the Tennessee Titans and was the league's top rookie and a Pro Bowl selection that season. Now, though, he's looking to make a return - north of the border. Derek Dennis, the CFL's top lineman a year ago with Calgary who signed with Saskatchewan this off-season as a free agent, tweeted "All I gotta say is don't worry about getting touched in that pocket!" The Roughriders' first game is Thursday, June 22 at 7:30 ... Read More

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Instant analysis of Lions signing OT Ricky Wagner

Instant analysis of Lions signing OT Ricky Wagner

A person familiar with the negotiations but not authorized to speak about them publicly said "nothing yet" is done when it comes to the Lions and Wagner, but that the Lions are deep in the mix of five teams in pursuit of his services. Philadelphia Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson signed an extension previous year worth $11.2 million annually, but that was in anticipation of his eventual move to left tackle. Read More

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Raiders secure financing through new partner opening move to Las Vegas

The Raiders' move to Sin City has yet to be approved by the NFL, but with Bank of America now backing the deal, the league could move quickly in approving the plan. "That is not something that is consistent with our policies. not likely a stadium, either". Team owner Mark Davis says the Raiders will play in Oakland for two more years no matter what happens with any move, and any new stadium wouldn't be ready until the year 2020 at least. Read More

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Windy and dry weather lead to fire risk

Windy and dry weather lead to fire risk

The Fire Danger will remain high on Monday before the wind comes down by Tuesday. The warning was in effect until 6 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. So you do not want to do any outdoor burning with the warm weather, wind and drier conditions. Extreme grassland fire danger expected Monday with strong winds expected across the region. Read More

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Premier League Matchday 27 Finale: West Ham vs Chelsea

Premier League Matchday 27 Finale: West Ham vs Chelsea

Their home victory over Swansea was helped somewhat by a poor piece of goalkeeping from Lukasz Fabianski, but win they did. "At end of game he will reiterate". N'Golo Kante appears to be getting better and better with each passing week. David Luiz marshalls the defence and is joined by Gary Cahill and Cesar Azpilicueta with Thibaut Courtois keeping goal. Read More

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Hector Bellerin: Arsenal weren't motivated or ready for Liverpool's fast start

Hector Bellerin: Arsenal weren't motivated or ready for Liverpool's fast start

Instead of playing a more direct style, Arsenal continued to play like they have all season, with intricate passing along the ground. There has been some talk that Sanchez is reluctant to renew his contract with Arsenal , which expires in the summer of 2018, but if Wenger left Sanchez on the bench as a form of punishment, it cost the club a much-needed three points. Read More

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Myles Garrett stuns Combine with incredible leaps, fast 40 time

Myles Garrett stuns Combine with incredible leaps, fast 40 time

It was the first time a 270-pound defensive lineman recorded a vertical leap of 40 or more inches since Mario Williams in 2006. He said he was meeting with the Browns later in the day, and would apologize for it. The Browns obviously need a quarterback, but probably won't be able to pass on the consensus best player in the draft. Garrett, asked why he'd be worthy of such a distinction, said he's a game-changer. Read More

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Key Man To Miss Out? Predicted Chelsea XI To Face West Ham

Key Man To Miss Out? Predicted Chelsea XI To Face West Ham

In football you can be the best in the world, you can play with the best in the world, you can have played 1000 games or scored 1000 goals, but the most attractive thing about football is that you can always improve". "He trained individually for a few days but joined us yesterday nad there are still four days of training before the game". Bilic will certainly be offered even more loan to invest this summer season, with a demonstrator and also a right back leading of his wish list. Read More

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Federer stunned by world 116 Donskoy in Dubai

Federer stunned by world 116 Donskoy in Dubai

The Scot booked his place in the quarter-finals with a crushing 6-2 6-0 win over Guillermo Garcia-Lopez and he will now take on Philipp Kohlschreiber. Seventh seed Lucas Pouille of France beat Romanian qualifier Marius Copil 6-1 6-4 and will next play Donskoy. "It was very tough at the start, we both had chances in those early games", Murray, who has never won the Dubai showpiece, said. Read More

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Jordan set to ignore advice over PSL final

Jordan set to ignore advice over PSL final

On March 5, however, it won't be. The PCB has also invited security experts from Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) and International Cricket Council (ICC) to the PSL's final. PSL chairman Najam Sethi says that at least four players from each team will be picked from a pool of around 60 foreign cricketers. Quetta Gladiators offered Bijoy to play for them after their overseas players pull out of the final for security concerns. Read More

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Beachem leads No. 19 Notre Dame past Boston College

Durr alone outscored State, tallying 12 points in the second, giving her 21 by the half. V.J. Beachem scored 22 points Wednesday night to lead No. 19 Notre Dame to its sixth straight win, 82-66 over Boston College. The Irish are 4-0 over the last 12 months in Brooklyn. Notre Dame delivered four unanswered to go up three. Mathiang is a 6-foot-10 redshirt senior. Read More

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Las Vegas Motor Speedway looking to add another annual NASCAR race

Las Vegas Motor Speedway looking to add another annual NASCAR race

Las Vegas' 1.5-mile track now hosts a spring NASCAR Cup event. What are the Las Vegas odds for the NASCAR race at Atlanta? He will start from the pole in the Cup race. From there, Busch held off runner-up Ryan Blaney as they headed down the homestretch to win his first Daytona 500 championship of his career. Denny Hamlin hasn't been the best at intermediate tracks but he did win at Atlanta in 2012 and ranks in the top five in driver rating, "fastest laps run", and average green flag ... Read More

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McIlroy lurks, Scott struggling in Mexico

McIlroy lurks, Scott struggling in Mexico

A birdie at the first looked to set the tone for a good day but he gave the shot straight back at the next then birdied the thirds to get back into red figures. McIlroy is keen to continue playing at the WGC-Mexico Championship and was hoping the food poisoning was just a day thing. Mickelson has had just one top 10 since his runner-up finish in the British Open last season, a tie for eighth at the Safeway Open late in 2016. Read More

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Fernando Torres

Fernando Torres "stable and conscious" after head injury

The incident took place in the 84th minute of the match when the 33-year-old collided with Depor substitute Alex Bergantinos while jumping for the ball. "The Rojiblanco striker will spend the night under observation". Simeone's side had fallen behind in the 13th minute, when Florin Andone slotted in after a poor goal kick from Jan Oblak, before Antoine Griezmann equalised with a spectacular 68th-minute strike. Read More

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EnergyBet partners with David Haye for the big fight

Past year the pair came to blows at another press conference, and that has set the tone to the heated build-up. Promoter Eddie Hearn has since quashed the rumours, insisting the public workout and fight will go ahead as planned. They exchanged pleasantries with Bellew saying, "I'm the younger, hungrier fighter". "Though it might seem like a pair of pantomime dames going at it from the outside, the atmosphere up there is genuinely charged", he says. Read More

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Browns listening to offers for No. 1 pick

The clock starts to pick up for the Browns to negotiate a deal with Pryor before the start of free agency. Pryor caught 77 passes for 1,007 yards and four touchdowns in 2016 in his first year as a wide receiver. "I think that's really important". Teams are permitted to begin negotiating with free agents on March 7 and can begin signing them at 4 p.m. on March 9. Read More

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Panthers Acquire Thomas Vanek

Now he was playing the AHL. He scored a team-high two shorthanded goals for Carolina (25-25-8), which is tied with the Detroit Red Wings for last place in the Eastern Conference. Detroit is even picking up half of the cap hit for Vanek, which sweetens the deal even more . Vanek was in Vancouver when the trade went down and was said to be on his way east to meet the Panthers in Philadelphia sometime Wednesday night. Read More

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Redskins Tag Kirk Cousins

ESPN also reported Cousins is the first quarterback in National Football League history to receive the franchise tag in back-to-back seasons. Because the Redskins applied the exclusive rights tag, Cousins is prohibited from negotiating with other teams without Washington's permission. Read More

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National Hockey League trade deadline: Red Wings trade Brendan Smith to Rangers

National Hockey League trade deadline: Red Wings trade Brendan Smith to Rangers

However, it's hard to see any of those picks helping the Red Wings to a better season right away. "And, that's what happened". Riley Sheahan ranks 14th and Steve Ott is 37th. Dan Girardi will be shut down for about two weeks, Alain Vigneault said Tuesday morning, because the wound on his right ankle from blocking a shot on February 7, which kept him out the next two games, hasn't properly healed. Read More

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Steelers, Antonio Brown close to finalizing new deal

Steelers, Antonio Brown close to finalizing new deal

Brown received a contract extension that, per ESPN's Adam Schefter and others, is worth $68 million over four years, making him the NFL's highest-paid wide receiver. The Pittsburgh Steelers have rewarded Antonio Brown with a massive extension. After being forced to play on a one-year, $10-million deal last season because of the uncertainty surrounding the injury, the G-Men franchised Pierre-Paul with another one-year pact Monday. Read More

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Maple Leafs acquire Brian Boyle from Lightning

Maple Leafs acquire Brian Boyle from Lightning

Originally drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the with the 119th overall draft pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Froese leads the Toronto Marlies in the AHL this season in goals (24) and points (39) through 48 games. Boyle will bring experience down the middle, as well as a veteran presence to a young Maple Leafs team that looks to be ahead of schedule in their accelerated rebuild process. Read More

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French judge takes over probe into Fillon "fake jobs" scandal

According to police, at least 13 gendarmes were injured in the clashes in Nantes on Saturday when left-wing activists staged a protest against the National Front campaign rally. She accused the ex-economy minister of wanting to create a "migrant motorway" between France and north Africa, adding that "financial interests and their intermediaries in the media" had clearly taken his side. Read More

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New York Giants franchise tag JPP, per report

The Giants will now look to sign Pierre-Paul to a long-term deal, almost two years after they had originally planned on getting the deal done. Pierre-Paul is expected to earn approximately $17 million in 2017 under the tag, but ESPN's Adam Schefter noted the veteran will continue to try to reach a long-term deal with the team. Read More

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Islamabad United v Karachi Kings, PSL 2017

Earlier, after being sent in to bat first, Islamabad managed to score 123 for the loss of seven wickets in their allotted 15 overs. He was caught by Pollard off a ball by Usman Khan. Similarly, third Qualifying Final will be played on Friday at Dubai and the final will be played on fifth of next month. It means the first knockout fixtures are exact replicas of 2016, with Peshawar and Quetta meeting in the first Qualifying Final on Tuesday, March 28, also in Sharjah. Read More

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Red Bull can challenge - Ricciardo

The "RB13" features wider tyres, bigger wings, a hole in the nose and a "shark fin" to fit with the new regulations coming into force in 2017. It is as yet unclear as to its objective, but the likelihood is either for cooling or as a further development of the S-duct which takes air flowing around the front of the nose and redirects it around the cockpit. Read More

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Dry pitch played into our hands: Aussies

Dry pitch played into our hands: Aussies

If you are challenging the defence and if you're able to beat the bat on both sides, you have a real good chance to take wickets on this wicket. Australian Test legend Kerry O'Keeffe has criticised the home side for their attitude as India were rocked by Steve Smith's men on day two. Read More

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