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Drew Brees and Saints agree on a new contract

Drew Brees and Saints agree on a new contract

The deal includes $27 million guaranteed. KLFY will update this report as it develops. "All I'll say is I would love nothing more than to have Jimmy back", Brees said. "But for me, this was about putting our team in the best position to go win a championship in the next few years". Brees threw for "only" 4,334 yards, a relatively modest total for the quarterback who has churned out 5,000-yard seasons with regularity during his 12 seasons alongside Coach Sean Payton with the Saints. Read More

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Southampton Sack Coach Pellegrino

Southampton Sack Coach Pellegrino

The Times says that top of Southampton's wishlist to succeed Pellegrino is Marco Silva , the former Watford and Hull City head coach, but he is in advanced talks with Benfica over a two-year deal. Of this season's contrasting fortunes, Pellegrino said: "We have been living a hard season for many reasons". However, Southampton now have only one win from their last 17 PL matches and are bang in trouble. Read More

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Federer on fire in Indian Wells

Federer on fire in Indian Wells

Federer, who is the defending champion and trying to win a record sixth title in the California desert, was on the centre stadium for the third day in a row. In women's play, world No 1 Simona Halep came from behind to beat Dolehide 1-6, 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 in the third round, while two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova had her 14-match winning streak snapped as she lost 6-2, 6-4 to 149th-ranked Amanda Anisimova. Read More

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UCLA loses as Deandre Ayton leads Arizona with 32 - Recap, Box score

UCLA loses as Deandre Ayton leads Arizona with 32 - Recap, Box score

Ayton, who is widely expected to leave for the National Basketball Association at season's end, pushed his team into the Pac-12 championship with a new season-high scoring total. USC is in its first Pac-12 Tournament final since 2009, when it won the only conference tourney title in school history. Alkins traveled after inbound pass and Holiday's desperation 3-point heave at the buzzer banged off the back of the rim and the game went to overtime. Read More

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Free agent ace Arrieta, Phillies reach 3-yr deal

Free agent ace Arrieta, Phillies reach 3-yr deal

Regardless of when the Phillies signed a starter or who it was, there will be winners and losers that emerge from the situation. USA Today's Bob Nightengale reported the news. The signing actually does make the Phillies borderline wild card contenders, as their offense boasts young and potent bats. Arrieta posted a 2.37 ERA and 68-31 record during his five seasons with Chicago. Read More

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Benitez urges Newcastle to manage games better

Benitez urges Newcastle to manage games better

Matt Ritchie effectively wrapped up the points in the 57th minute, Shelvey registering his second assist to ensure a victory that moves Newcastle up to 13th place on 32 points with eight games to play. "After, we were moving the ball well and playing quick counter-attacks so there were a lot of positives for us". The club's players will fly out to Spain for a training camp this week, with Benitez admitting that the lengthy gap between the Southampton and Huddersfield games was not ideal. Read More

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Giants cut Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Giants cut Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

If he's willing to give up $3 million of his contract to lower his cap-hit to $3.5 million, the Giants might consider retaining one of the league's top slot-corner. However, he saw his status as a starter reduced during last season as he was supplanted by Eli Apple in the Giants secondary. He apparently declined. Read More

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Pelicans' Davis hopes to return vs. Jazz on Sunday

Pelicans' Davis hopes to return vs. Jazz on Sunday

Davis, who Gentry said Saturday would be a game-time decision, did not play in Friday's 116-97 loss against the Washington Wizards - New Orleans' first defeat since February 9. The team was saved by Rubio's tremendous first half, and at halftime, only a Jrue Holliday 3-pointer separated the Pelicans from Utah, who trailed 51-48. Read More

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Villanova vs. Providence - 3/10/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Villanova vs. Providence - 3/10/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The Friars' average margin of victory in their last five games has been 1.2, down from 1.4 for the season. Bad news for North Attleboro's Mike Babul and the Staten Island-based Wagner College Seahawks, who had their 16-game unbeaten skein at home this season snapped in losing by 10 to LIU-Brooklyn (coached by former Umass-Amherst coach Derek Kellogg) in the Northeast Conference title game, denying them of an NCAA bid, now in the NIT field ... Read More

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4 reasons behind Bangladesh's loss in the 2nd T20I

4 reasons behind Bangladesh's loss in the 2nd T20I

Liton Das, the beneficiary of two drops, managed 34 and Sabbir Rahman added 30 at No. 6, but apart from them, there were no contributions to speak of from the Bangladesh line-up. "In the post-match presentation, he said", I think it was a great performance, something that was expected from us. But Mustafizur Rahman had other plans for him and had him clean bowled in the fourth over. Read More

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Sharapova Stunned At Indian Wells, Bouchard Exits

Sharapova Stunned At Indian Wells, Bouchard Exits

Osaka will face world No. 31 Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland in the second round on Friday. Sharapova made six double faults, won only 25% of her second-serve points and had her serve broken five times. The fight was there, but the game wasn't. A daring backhand passing victor at 4-4 30-30 saw Osaka claim the vital hold for 5-4, which meant that Sharapova once again had to serve at a critical moment. Read More

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West Ham fans invaded pitch after 3-0 defeat

West Ham fans invaded pitch after 3-0 defeat

Burnley have not won on the road since November but manager Dyche has an excellent record against Moyes. Providing neither an effective attacking outlet or a sturdy defensive base for their teammates, Moyes is likely to persist with these ageing stars for this match, however, its increasingly looking like their respective final season in the English top-flight unless they can drastically turn around their current form. Read More

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Montreal unemployment rate up slightly from January, down from a year ago

Montreal unemployment rate up slightly from January, down from a year ago

Our region includes Grande Prairie and stretches from Jasper to Peace River. The numbers are in and Windsor's unemployment rate has notched up a few points. All of that year-over-year growth came from full-time work. The central bank said more interest rate hikes will likely be necessary over time despite mounting protectionist and competitiveness uncertainties that have clouded the economic outlook. Read More

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Eagles Trade WR Torrey Smith to Panthers for CB Daryl Worley

Eagles Trade WR Torrey Smith to Panthers for CB Daryl Worley

Instead, this moves him to a team where he could quickly become a major piece of the puzzle as one of the primary receiving options alongside Devin Funchess and Greg Olsen for former league MVP quarterback Cam Newton. Hollins started to take snaps from Smith late in the season, but now it will be up to Hollins to take over on a full-time basis. The Philadephia native started 25 games for the Panthers over the past two seasons after Carolina selected him in the third round of the 2016 NFL ... Read More

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Ex-Uber CEO Kalanick plans to create jobs in India, China

Ex-Uber CEO Kalanick plans to create jobs in India, China

It will invest for-profit in real estate, e-commerce, and emerging innovations in India and China and also work on non-profit investments which will centre around education and the future of cities. However, the new venture seems to signal Kalanick's diminishing role in Uber's operations. Also, recently, reports surfaced that Travis Kalanick joined the board of medical office software company Kareo . Read More

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Sutton urges Wiggins, Freeman to 'tell the truth'

Sutton urges Wiggins, Freeman to 'tell the truth'

Team Sky and Bradley Wiggins have both strongly denied that any drugs were used, or any TUEs granted, without a medical need. "They need to explain it all to everybody", Sutton told Sky Sports . "With particular reference to Team Sky's preparations for the 2012 season, Bradley Wiggins and a smaller group of riders trained separately from the rest of the team", according to the report. Read More

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Chicago Bulls reportedly warned by National Basketball Association about seemingly tanking

Chicago Bulls reportedly warned by National Basketball Association about seemingly tanking

If they continue at this pace, they will have a 9.9 percent chance of landing a top-three pick in the coming draft. The league seems to be very serious on the tanking issue across the league. Commissioner Adam Silver and the National Basketball Association as a whole are suddenly taking tanking very seriously. The Bulls are 21-42 and 1-5 since the All-Star break. Read More

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Four people seriously hurt in knife attacks in Vienna

Four people seriously hurt in knife attacks in Vienna

The stabbings, the first of which took place at 7.45pm, occurred in Vienna's second district, which includes the Prater park as well as the Praterstern transport hub and houses much of Vienna's small Jewish community. Till the incident, Austria had remained safe from deadly extremist attacks like the ones experienced by Paris, Berlin and Brussels since 2015. "Whether there is a connection with the bodily injury in the area of #Praterstrasse is the subject of the investigation", ... Read More

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Big 12 Tournament: Oklahoma Sooners vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys

Big 12 Tournament: Oklahoma Sooners vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys

The Big 12 is the deepest conference in basketball, but nobody knows how they will perform in the NCAA Tournament. With that said, I think Kansas is probably the team to watch. He's maturing. He's disappointed, but he can help us win games. "But if we were to win out and somebody loses, then yeah, you could make a case for that I guess because we've got so many good wins". Read More

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Mane: Liverpool Can Beat Man United

Mane: Liverpool Can Beat Man United

With United nine points clear of fifth-placed Chelsea , the European clash could take greater priority than the Liverpool showdown. NaijaNews also gathered that their agreement with the Manchester United manager requires him to be in Moscow at the start of the World Cup for those lucrative four days doing a variety of punditry. Read More

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England set to welcome back Elliot Daly

England set to welcome back Elliot Daly

Are we going to win a World Cup playing the way we are at the moment? Hartley, England's captain throughout Eddie Jones' reign, is being monitored on a daily basis ahead of Thursday's team announcement. Sam Underhill would surely have started at openside had it not been for his untimely injury, so the temptation will be to continue with Chris Robshaw there or even bring in James Haskell but he hasn't played for two months. Read More

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Liverpool dispatch Porto to advance to Champions League quarters

Liverpool dispatch Porto to advance to Champions League quarters

The Merseyside club produced a lacklustre display in a 0-0 draw that saw them progress to the quarter-finals of Europe's most prestigious competition. "I think if we are ready and prepared to fight until the end, I am a big believer that we can see ourselves into the final". Reds manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted that he is not taking the tie for granted and will make only two-three changes to his starting eleven for the game. Read More

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