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Chelsea targetting Bundesliga star front-man

Chelsea targetting Bundesliga star front-man

Heading towards the exit door? However, The Sun claim Lewandowski is considering a one final move and the Premier League is high on his wishlist. Chelsea were put to the sword by their former striker and last summer's transfer target Romelu Lukaku, who scored a goal and set up the victor as Manchester United beat them 2-1 a three Old Trafford on Sunday, pushing the Blues outside of the top four behind Tottenham. Read More

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NHL Trade Deadline: Red Wings making last-minute deals

NHL Trade Deadline: Red Wings making last-minute deals

The Detroit Red Wings have traded forward Tomas Tatar to the Vegas Golden Knights for three draft picks. Tatar scored 25 last year and 21, 29, and 19 the three years prior. As many teams across the National Hockey League were busy today buying and selling on their 2017-18 season, the Detroit Red Wings were on the seller side of things. Read More

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Weather service extends flood warnings at 2 river locations

Weather service extends flood warnings at 2 river locations

A Flood Warning has been in effect since Monday for areas along the Ohio River. The current level early Saturday morning was at 8.4 feet. The area that received portions of flooding was in Mason County. Lou Vargo, Wheeling-Ohio County Emergency Management Agency director, said there was no creek flooding in Wheeling or Ohio County Sunday . Parts of the South and Southwest have also been seriously affected by the heavy rainfall and ensuing floods. Read More

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British boxer Scott Westgarth dies hours after winning fight

British boxer Scott Westgarth dies hours after winning fight

Westgarth trained in Yorkshire under the tutelage of former world title challenger Ryan Rhodes and worked as a chef in Sheffield. I just do boxing because I enjoy it, that's the only reason I do it. He said Westgarth was "a young man doing a job he loves". And after today's tragic news, tributes have flooded in for Westgarth . "I've got everything crossed that Scott Westgarth is ok, if people actually realised what goes on behind the scenes in this handsome game". Read More

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Winners and losers from 2018 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta

Winners and losers from 2018 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta

Then he held the three fingers out the window, just as he did in 2001 when he gave the Richard Childress team an Atlanta win following the death of Dale Earnhardt in Daytona a few weeks earlier. The race had 24 lead changes among eight drivers (Truex was one of the eight leaders) and there were five cautions for 28 laps. As the caution flag flew, Bubba Wallace, his vision hampered, slammed into the back of Ricky Stenhouse Jr.'s auto, causing significant damage to the left front of Wallace's ... Read More

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Jaguars QB Bortles agrees to three-year deal

Jaguars QB Bortles agrees to three-year deal

Cousins is looking for a free agent deal in the $25 million per season range. According to ESPN , the deal is for three years and $54 million. Here's how the Blake Bortles contract breaks down. The new contract doesn't mean Bortles has three more years of starting for the Jaguars. He completed north of 60 percent of his passes for 3,687 yards with 21 touchdowns and 13 interceptions en route to leading Jacksonville to a surprise AFC South title. Read More

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Champions League: Pique, Semedo Doubtful for Second Leg Against Chelsea

Champions League: Pique, Semedo Doubtful for Second Leg Against Chelsea

It's been a fantastic season for the newly-promoted side and having already dispatched heavyweights Real Madrid, Girona are (15.50) with the same betting firm to do another giant killing win. File image of Barcelona's Nelson Semedo . Inches away from being the ideal finish from Messi . Barca continued to push for more goals and went close in the opening 10 minutes of the second half through Suarez and Messi . Read More

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Butland still the best for Lambert

Butland still the best for Lambert

The Senegalese global drove forward and hit a low driven shot from just outside the box, but Schmeichel was able to make a comfortable save down to his left. But it was Albrighton who provided the equaliser for Leicester after 70 minutes, bursting down the right wing and thumping a cross straight at Butland, the England goalkeeper somehow managing to direct the ball straight into his own goal. Read More

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Second place not important for Liverpool now - Jurgen Klopp

Second place not important for Liverpool now - Jurgen Klopp

If he didn't do that, because you can not score with each situation you have, then you'd cause yourself problems. That was win number 61 for the home side against the Hammers , matching the tally of fellow Merseysiders Everton. "I go there wanting to win and every time I don't I get challenged on it, so I go there with a real determination and passion to win if I can". "We played some good stuff in the first half and with a bit more courage we could have gone in front". Read More

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Winter Olympics: CAS finds second OAR guilty of doping

Winter Olympics: CAS finds second OAR guilty of doping

Bobsled athlete Nadezhda Sergeeva is the second Russian at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics to fail a doping test. As a result of the scandal, the IOC banned Russian athletes from wearing national symbols at the Olympic Games. "Especially in light of the second doping offence, our position is that the flag should not come into the closing ceremony with the Russian team", Canadian Olympic Committee president Tricia Smith said. Read More

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Jimmy Butler carried off floor after non-contact knee injury

Jimmy Butler carried off floor after non-contact knee injury

The All-NBA guard has been the spark behind Minnesota's turnaround this season and is on the outskirts of the MVP conversation. In 56 games this season, Butler averaged 22.2 points, 5.4 rebounds and 5.0 assists. Thankfully for Minnesota, the X-rays came back negative but he's due to undergo an MRI on Saturday to determine the full extent of the injury. The Rockets will look to run their win streak to 12 games when they visit the Denver Nuggets Sunday night. Read More

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Federal Bureau of Investigation catches Arizona coach discussing $100K payment to sign recruit

Federal Bureau of Investigation catches Arizona coach discussing $100K payment to sign recruit

On Saturday afternoon, news came out that Miller would not coach the Wildcats in their game against OR later that night. Ayton wound up going to Arizona, and is now a superstar for the Wildcats. Richardson, who has since been fired, is accused of accepting $20,000 in bribes to help steer players towards Dawkins' agency, as well as to financial advisor Munish Sood. Read More

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Better players than Pogba have been dropped by Man Utd

Better players than Pogba have been dropped by Man Utd

Mourinho must decide how best to deal with Chelsea's attacking threat this time around, with trusted options Nemanja Matic and McTominay able to do a marking job on Hazard. When Mourinho then appeared to allude to a suspension Conte served in relation to match-fixing, the Italian, who was later cleared of any wrongdoing on that issue, responded by accusing his rival of being "fake" and "a little man". Read More

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Winter Olympics inspire snowy memories and recall ski-tastic times in Sunderland

Winter Olympics inspire snowy memories and recall ski-tastic times in Sunderland

Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu won the gold medal in figure skating and became the first man to get back-to-back gold medals in the Winter Olympics since Dick Button in 1948 and 1952. I have so much fun. Some big showdowns of star power come on Thursday, Feb. 22, with Americans Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin competing in the women's combined , while Team USA takes on Canada for gold in women's ice hockey . Read More

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Wizards to face the rejuvenated Cavs

Wizards to face the rejuvenated Cavs

Cleveland had originally hoped to be awarded the 2020 or 2021 NBA All-Star game when the Cavs announced plans for a $140 million renovation to Quicken Loans Arena in December 2016 but delays as the result of a protest from a local group concerning funding for the project were costly and forced the league to look elsewhere. Read More

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Mel Kiper's New NFL Draft Prediction For Baker Mayfield

Mel Kiper's New NFL Draft Prediction For Baker Mayfield

With Saquon Barkley off the board, Cleveland can fill a huge need at cornerback with the pick it acquired in the Texans' trade up for Deshaun Watson a year ago. He looked like everything you wanted a No. 1 pick to be. But he also has some other options for the Titans in the 2018 draft. This year, the Bills might try to trade up themselves to obtain a better draft position. Read More

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Spanish police clear West Brom four of taxi theft

Spanish police clear West Brom four of taxi theft

It was thought the quartet might have to go through the local courts after allegedly leaving the taxi driver stranded at a McDonald's so they could return to their hotel in the early hours of Thursday. The pair were instrumental in appointing Pardew as Tony Pulis's successor. On Saturday they lost 2-1 at home to Southampton in the FA Cup , with the manager surprisingly selecting Evans and Barry, even though the former was, temporarily at least, stripped of the captaincy . Read More

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A 2nd Russian athlete tests positive for doping at Olympics

A 2nd Russian athlete tests positive for doping at Olympics

The Russian Bobsled Federation president, Alexander Zubkov , told The Associated Press that Sergeeva had a clean test as recently as February 13, and the banned substance was in a sample she provided five days later. "I think you could see it as evidence that the anti-doping measures are working", said International Olympic Committee spokesman Mark Adams, during a daily press briefing immediately after the reported violation occurred. Read More

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Hamilton not considering F1 options outside Mercedes

Hamilton not considering F1 options outside Mercedes

He added: "Hopefully we will have something done by the first race but we are in no rush". There's a different aerodynamic characteristic this year compared to last year. Bottas will be racing for his future as one of a number of drivers - along with Hamilton and Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo - whose contracts expire at the end of the season. Read More

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F1: Ferrari unveil new race vehicle (4)

Drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen said the vehicle was "beautiful" and they couldn't wait to start driving it. "The chassis is mostly transparent to past year in terms of regulations". The Ferrari drivers' approach to the halo was in stark contrast to that of Tito Wolff, the team boss of bitter rivals and defending world champions Mercedes who earlier in the day said he couldn't stand the sight of the controversial head protection device. Read More

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Six Nations 2018: Nathan Hughes returns in only England change

Six Nations 2018: Nathan Hughes returns in only England change

He explained: "I had just sat down, we have got these new heated pants". ".So it's a huge thing for us to keep level-minded and keep our heads strong going into the game and thinking positively. Dylan Hartley, the Red Rose captain and hooker will be winning his 92nd England cap - surpassing World Cup-winner Jonny Wilkinson's tally of 91 and leaving him second on the all-time national list behind Jason Leonard's tally of 114. Read More

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Vinatieri reportedly nearing deal with Colts

He also only needs to make seven field goals to break Andersen's record of 565. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports impending free agent Adam Vinatieri plans to continue his career in 2018. His illustrious career is likely nearing its end, but the legend of Adam Vinatieri likely will not be forgotten by National Football League fans, especially Patriots' or Colts' fans, for many years. Read More

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Real Madrid: Modric and Marcelo could well make it

Real Madrid: Modric and Marcelo could well make it

And either side of that they hit five goals in domestic wins over Real Socieded and Real Betis. We want to continue like this, we have had hard times so we want to take advantage of this good spell. Casemiro is a defensive midfielder by trade but he put Madrid in front just before the half-hour mark, scoring at the end of a lovely one-touch move also involving Karim Benzema and Vazquez. Read More

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Red Wings deal G Mrazek to Flyers for picks

Red Wings deal G Mrazek to Flyers for picks

If I had to guess, the conditions of at least one of those picks are the Flyers re-signing Mrazek, which probably won't happen. Elliott was in the midst of a pretty good run before going down, with a 15-5-1 record, a.912 save percentage and a 2.51 goals-against-average over his 22 games since December 4 (21 full games). Read More

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Mark Cuban 'Embarrassed' by Damning Exposé of Team

Mark Cuban 'Embarrassed' by Damning Exposé of Team

Cuban, who proudly calls himself a hands-on owner of the team, said that he was not aware of the sexual misconduct and the atmosphere that fostered it among his team until reached by Sports Illustrated . "I want to deal with this issue", Cuban told SI. I don't have any tolerance for what I've read . I don't want it. "We took this very seriously". Earl K. Read More

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Jose Mourinho says Manchester United have 'some problems' with injuries

Jose Mourinho says Manchester United have 'some problems' with injuries

Those who had crossed the Pennines for this FA Cup fifth-round tie started dreaming of Wembley, while the focus of their praise could reflect on a victory that came straight out of the Mourinho textbook. 'This week, for example, we didn't have a few players with injuries and small things we wanted to protect and didn't train with the team and made individual training, the kids trained with us on Thursday and before that'. Read More

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Hornets unlikely to bring back Rich Cho as general manager

Hornets unlikely to bring back Rich Cho as general manager

This will be the second front office change for Charlotte in as many seasons as their former assistant GM, Chad Buchanan, joined the Indiana Pacers as their GM last summer. While with the Lakers, it's clear that Kupchak also had an affinity for former UNC stars. Charlotte Hornets (24-33) now sit in 10th place within the Eastern Conference, five and a half games behind the eighth seed Miami Heat . Read More

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Chelsea 11/4 to beat Barcelona in Tuesday's Champions League encounter

Chelsea 11/4 to beat Barcelona in Tuesday's Champions League encounter

Despite his goalless record against Chelsea in his UEFA Champions League career Conte still praised Lionel Messi and called him the best player in the world. Conte said his side should be excited about that, though, as it also a chance to show their level and "ambition". We have an idea. "But they will have to worry and care about players we have, like Eden Hazard , Olivier Giroud , Alvaro Morata and Cesc Fabregas ". Read More

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Guardiola & Cook Row Went On Well Into The Tunnel

Guardiola & Cook Row Went On Well Into The Tunnel

Guardiola has turned City around this season. "He is probably the quickest player on the pitch but my first touch took him out of the game". "We did absolutely everything, we made a mistake and this kind of game is like a final. Wigan are also to carry out their own "full investigation" after thousands of supporters spilled onto the pitch following the final whistle, with one becoming involved in a physical altercation with City striker Sergio Aguero . Read More

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