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Sports Away goal is crucial in Lyon for Barcelona
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The Argentine seems to think so too - in his first speech as captain back in August, he pledged to do "everything possible to bring that handsome trophy back to the Nou Camp". This season they have been driven by a desire to put that behind them and end Real Madrid's recent dominance in the competition that has yielded three successive titles.

Sports Liverpool Vs. Bayern Munich Live Stream
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Liverpool fans are breathing a little easier ahead of their Champions League clash with Bayern Munich after Brazilian star Roberto Firmino was spotted at Anfield today. The Reds lost 3-1 to Real Madrid in the European Cup final in Kiev last season following victories over FC Porto, Manchester City and AS Roma in the knockout stage.

Sports Raikkonen hits track in special Valentine’s Day livery
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I think that's what everybody prefers". While the Sauber name has disappeared from the team's official denomination, the Swiss outfit's identity still appears on the C38, with " Sauber Engineering" stamped on the lower part of the engine cover.

Sports Fury's TV deal throws Wilder rematch into question
Author: 0 Fury's TV deal throws Wilder rematch into question

Although Fury and Warren both said during Monday morning's news conference in Great Britain that a Wilder rematch is still in the plans, there are plenty of reasons to be skeptical that it happens this year. Top Rank did, however, recently sign former world title challenger Kubrat Pulev. By agreeing to face Wilder in 2018 despite being just two fights and less than a year into his comeback, Fury became a last-minute wild card to interrupt public negotiations between Wilder and unbeaten ...

Sports Hamlin survives multiple late wrecks to win second Daytona 500
Author: 0 Hamlin survives multiple late wrecks to win second Daytona 500

With just 10 laps to go, American driver Paul Menard triggered a multi-car wreck which stopped the race as crews quickly tried to clear the wreckage. Menard says "I'll take the blame for that one". It was his second victory in the race in four years, according The Associated Press. "When (Logano) did (make a move), I really just started hitting the brake and backing up and making sure I didn't get too big of a gap".

Sports Genesis Open: Thomas, Scott top leaderboard after Day 2
Author: 0 Genesis Open: Thomas, Scott top leaderboard after Day 2

Scott and Thomas were through 11 and 12 holes respectively of their second rounds when darkness caught up with them, the pair tied at 10 under and one ahead of J.B Holmes with Luke List and Jordan Spieth another two shots back. Mickelson, coming off a birdie Monday in his victory at Pebble Beach, had yet to make a birdie and was 1 over through 12 holes. Play began on time but was halted less than an hour later at the storied course in the Pacific Palisades coastal neighbourhood of Los ...

Sports Colin Kaepernick's Settlement Unlikely To Prohibit Return To NFL
Author: 0 Colin Kaepernick's Settlement Unlikely To Prohibit Return To NFL

Now that the settlement has been reached, Kaepernick's lawyer, Mark Geragos , believes that his client could be snapped up by an National Football League team within two weeks. He signed with the Panthers in 2018 and received a three-year deal earlier this week worth over $22 mil. The lawyer pegged the Panthers as a great fit for Kaepernick because quarterback Cam Newton is dealing with a knee injury, which could create an opening at the position.

Sports Liverpools Firmino Lovren absent from training ahead of Bayern Munich clash
Author: 0 Liverpools Firmino Lovren absent from training ahead of Bayern Munich clash

Firmino scored in the Champions League group stage games against both Paris Saint-Germain and Red Star Belgrade and some of his best performances have come in this competition. I had taken a lot of fouls without any of them being punished. 'But we thought it makes sense we don't leave our last row alone defending against Bayern; [so] it all depends how we defend in general.

Sports Silva: Man City not relying on United favour
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Chelsea lost Sarri's first game in charge, August's Community Shield with Manchester City, before embarking on an 18-match unbeaten run. "This group of players are extremely hard to motivate", the 60-year-old said after the loss to Arsenal.

Sports Tottenham blow Borussia Dortmund away in brilliant second-half goal blitz
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Speaking after the game to the club's official website , Favre admitted conceding two minutes after the restart was far from ideal, with the goal leading to a poor second-half display from his side. "Dortmund's stadium is one of the most hard places to go", Vertonghen told Sky Sports News . "We won our fixtures in the Premier League, we left it late, but we won them and that gives us the belief".

Sports Sergio Ramos Faces UEFA Champions League Ban After Shock
Author: 0 Sergio Ramos Faces UEFA Champions League Ban After Shock

The west London outfit are going strong in the Europa League and the FA Cup under Sarri despite their inconsistent Premier League form. "We now need to get back on track". "We have a really good team, with experience, and we have to show it by beating Ajax ". Today, the level of application and attention was good. If it emerged that he owned a pet tiger, I would think "yes, that seems about right".

Sports Sacking Jose Mourinho cost Manchester United £19.6m
Author: 0 Sacking Jose Mourinho cost Manchester United £19.6m

It showed they are a real team, even if they will probably need Neymar and Cavani back if they are to get beyond the quarterfinals for the first time in their history. Man United will now be without Paul Pogba in the second leg after he picked a red card meaning the problems in midfield will only worsen for the Norwegian manager.

Sports Jan Vertonghen says Tottenham expect a 'different' Borussia Dortmund in Germany
Author: 0 Jan Vertonghen says Tottenham expect a 'different' Borussia Dortmund in Germany

Dortmund are coming off a shocking result over the weekend, where they blew a 3-0 lead to Hoffenheim to draw 3-3, minimizing their lead atop the table to just 5 points. "For us just to get the goal so early in the second half was important". "In the first half we played really well". But the hosts changed the course of the game two minutes after the restart, pouncing on a defensive error and with Vertonghen whipping in a cross for Son, who has kept on scoring in Kane's absence, to tap ...

Sports Raptors' Fred VanVleet out 3 weeks with injured thumb
Author: 0 Raptors' Fred VanVleet out 3 weeks with injured thumb

VanVleet will wear a splint for three weeks, the team said in a statement on Monday before its home game against the Brooklyn Nets . In 51 games this season, VanVleet is averaging 10.5 points and 4.6 assists. Fellow backup point guard Fred VanVleet is expected to remain a key cog off the bench, as Lin has plenty of experience playing alongside other smaller guards.

Sports Knicks remove photo with Kevin Durant from season ticket pitch
Author: 0 Knicks remove photo with Kevin Durant from season ticket pitch

The Knicks' interest in the 10-time All-Star is one of the NBA's worst-kept secrets and Durant has repeatedly been linked with a move to NY this summer. Durant, who is expected to opt out of his Warriors contract after this season , has been dogged all season by speculation about whether he will re-sign with Golden State or move elsewhere this summer.

Sports Kyrie Irving leaves game with knee injury
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving leaves game with knee injury

He was the focal point of the offense, much like we saw throughout last year's Eastern Conference semifinals. Toward the bigger picture, Celtics forward Marcus Morris pulled no punched in his postgame comments, describing Boston's effort at "unacceptable".

Sports How Joe Flacco-to-Broncos trade impacts Packers in draft
Author: 0 How Joe Flacco-to-Broncos trade impacts Packers in draft

For the second time in his tenure as the Broncos' top football executive, Elway has decided it makes sense to try to solve a quarterback dilemma by securing a former Super Bowl MVP with some health questions. But then again, it's important to note when it was reported in December that Flacco and the Ravens would part ways, Baltimore wanted to treat Flacco with class.

Sports Six Nations: Ireland relaunch with win over Scotland
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He was as frustrated as anyone with the 22-13 defeat to Ireland but immediately focused on that encounter with the country he has made his adopted home at the Stade France , where Scotland haven't tasted victory since 1999. "Our contact work against a very good defense was outstanding; just that final piece, the execution of set-piece, which has been really good, that fell off the jigsaw today".

Sports Gervonta Davis to fight Tenshin Nasukawa in Exhibition
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Fortuna could be in the running for the victor of Rances Barthelemy versus Robert Easter Jr., who will fight in April for the WBA lightweight world title Mikey Garcia gave up. He tweeted: "So yeah, Gervonta Davis is the best 130-pounder on the planet". Remarkably it's not the first time Mayweather has opted to wear the knee high boots that look like he's about to star in a western movie.

Sports Steelers WR Antonio Brown no-show for court date on reckless driving
Author: 0 Steelers WR Antonio Brown no-show for court date on reckless driving

According to Schefter, a source close to Brown believes the receiver is exhausted of playing the scapegoat for the Steelers' problems and wants to show he can thrive in another offense. This whole situation will turn out to be little more than a fine for Brown after he was found guilty . Fitting Brown under the salary cap, if he were to stay on his current deal, would be possible for the Eagles.

Sports This is no do-or-die fortnight, claims Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Author: 0 This is no do-or-die fortnight, claims Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Anyone in Manchester on Tuesday afternoon would have found it hard to ignore Paris St-Germain supporters ahead of their team's game against Manchester United . If you sign up to a service by clicking one of the links, we may earn a referral fee. Ibrahimovic, a former Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain star, believes Thomas Tuchel's men have slight advantage over Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side to progress through to the Champions League quarter-finals stage.

Sports Leno frustrated as Arsenal wait for first away clean sheet goes on
Author: 0 Leno frustrated as Arsenal wait for first away clean sheet goes on

They are now fifth, a point from United, who are in fourth. The Yorkshire side did at least score for the first time since Jan Siewert replaced David Wagner as head coach, however, thanks to Sead Kolasinac's late own goal . Arsenal manager Unai Emery has kept his faith in Iwobi despite the constant criticism who has started 15 games in the Premier League this season.

Sports Add Zion Williamson’s Crazy Block vs. Virginia To His Absurd Highlight Reel
Author: 0 Add Zion Williamson’s Crazy Block vs. Virginia To His Absurd Highlight Reel

Four of the Blue Devils' final nine games this season are teams ranked in the AP top 15... In the most anticipated game of the weekend, No. 3 Virginia plays host to No. But if the Blue Devils' 3-point shooting stroke is true, everyone could simply be playing for second place. That left the Cavaliers with only five seconds on the shot clock and they failed to hit the rim after in-bounding the ball and turned the ball over.

Sports Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to be rewarded after blistering caretaker start?
Author: 0 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to be rewarded after blistering caretaker start?

On Martial's goal, Solskjaer added: "If you look at his goal and his starting position, he is not free of defensive duties". I want for us to be able to help him by finding him with good passes. It was towards the end of the game and we played a very poor game and Cristiano scored it. Mbappe came to prominence as a 17-year-old during Monaco's run to the 2016/17 Champions League semi-finals and Ligue 1 title and has since continued to impress at PSG , scoring 43 goals since joining ...

Sports Manchester City apologise for song played after final whistle of Chelsea drubbing
Author: 0 Manchester City apologise for song played after final whistle of Chelsea drubbing

Higuain played all 90 minutes against City but had little service to work with as the visitors enjoyed only 44 per cent possession. We need to understand and the reason is not easy. 24, 11:30 a.m. ET; ESPN+). "We started well then we conceded the goal after four minutes in a stupid way". Manchester City appeared to be rubbing it into Chelsea as they played Madness track " One Step Beyond " after hammering the Blues 6-0 at the Etihad on Sunday.

Sports Kylian Mbappe's highlights vs Bordeaux without Neymar & Edinson Cavani
Author: 0 Kylian Mbappe's highlights vs Bordeaux without Neymar & Edinson Cavani

Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani is a major doubt to face Manchester United on Tuesday after sustaining an injury. "We don't have another Edi like we don't have another Neymar ", said PSG coach Thomas Tuchel . And speaking after the game, Tuchel said: "If he [Cavani] comes off, obviously I am anxious". We have to wait a little bit more, but the club will communicate on this later today.

Sports Mickelson 1 stroke back after career day at Pebble Beach Pro
Author: 0 Mickelson 1 stroke back after career day at Pebble Beach Pro

Murray noticed Pat Perez had already signed it, looked at the scribbling on the bill of the cap and said, "He misspelled his name". The evergreen 48-year-old had a quiet front-nine before enjoying a run of three birdies in four holes after the turn, and he picked up further shots at 16 and 18 to ensure he would end the day just a stroke adrift of early pace-setters Brian Gay and Scott Langley .

Sports Alliance Of American Football Debut Draws Millions Of Viewers On CBS
Author: 0 Alliance Of American Football Debut Draws Millions Of Viewers On CBS

Spurrier said . "They saw enough good plays after the first quarter or so, and we finally put on a little bit of a show". "But 20,000 is pretty good". Be sure to go to there site and support them. Overall, this game was a promising start for the league and Orlando. So he's been with the team since before its players arrived.

Sports Equine Flu Update from BEF
Author: 0 Equine Flu Update from BEF

In an update today the BHA said it was still "in the early stages of assessing the scale and severity of the outbreak" and said it would receive the results from further tests this evening. It is not unlike human flu with symptoms of coughing, nasal discharge and a fever but it's not normally fatal, with horses generally remaining infectious for up to 10 days.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo vs Anthony Martial - who did it better against Fulham?
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo vs Anthony Martial - who did it better against Fulham?

The closest United have come to losing since Solskjaer's arrival was against Burnley at the end of January, when they came back from 2-0 down to seal a draw. Fulham had more than one opportunity to claw their way back into the game this afternoon. Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Marcus Rashford can be seen as a similar threat to PSG superstar Kylian Mbappe.

Sports Chelsea's Hazard relishing partnership with Higuain
Author: 0 Chelsea's Hazard relishing partnership with Higuain

Hazard's future is a hot topic again after announcing he'd already made a decision about his future. Manager Maurizio Sarri has also faced questions about his insistence on playing N'Golo Kante on the right side of midfield instead of in his natural holding role, but Hazard believes the Frenchman has to adapt.

Sports Realmuto traded from Marlins to Phillies for 3 players
Author: 0 Realmuto traded from Marlins to Phillies for 3 players

The Phillies have been actively pursuing top talent in the offseason, and are considered to be in the market for Bryce Harper and Manny Machado , both of whom remain unsigned. The 25-year-old Alfaro played 108 games last season - he played a combined 35 in his first two stints in the bigs - and slashed.262/.324./407 with 10 homers and 37 RBIs.

Sports Pistons' Thon Maker active for Friday's game against the Knicks
Author: 0 Pistons' Thon Maker active for Friday's game against the Knicks

Maker, the 10th overall pick in the 2016 draft, showed flashes in his two-plus years with the Bucks, but could never gain a foothold in the regular rotation. The Sixers sent rookie guard Landry Shamet and four draft picks to the Clippers. He was the 76ers' main target, but they also get 221cm giant Boban Marjanovic and forward Mike Scott from the LA side.

Sports Liverpool 3-0 Bournemouth
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The odds are stacked against the Cherries, with Liverpool on a 33-match unbeaten run at home, while the south coast club have lost their last seven matches on the road in the Premier League . Bournemouth , who were without main striker Callum Wilson , offered little in reply and will be concerned at once again losing heavily away from home against one of the Premier League's big six.

Sports Oilers name Keith Gretzky interim GM, CEO assesses what needs to change
Author: 0 Oilers name Keith Gretzky interim GM, CEO assesses what needs to change

The shakeup comes hours after the club stumbled into the All-Star break with a third consecutive defeat on home ice. The Oilers are 14-14-2 since firing coach Todd McLellan and replacing him with Ken Hitchcock. In fact, Chiarelli was sacked mid-game so that he could leave Rogers Place quietly. If somebody in the organization figured that signing Mikko Koskinen to a $13.5 million United States three-year extension Monday would stop the latest skid or change the conversation, it didn't ...

Sports Ireland's Kearney set for 6 Nations return
Author: 0 Ireland's Kearney set for 6 Nations return

However, a superb burst from inside his own-half created Ireland's third try, veteran Keith Earls touching down, which he converted and he added a well taken penalty later in the second-half to give the Irish some breathing space. Meanwhile Chris Farrell partners Bundee Aki in midfield following a Dublin defeat that ended their hopes of back-to-back Grand Slams. Aki handed Laidlaw the chance to make it a six-point game by playing the ball after he'd been warned by Poite not to, but ...

Sports Bob Stoops Named Head Coach of Dallas XFL Franchise
Author: 0 Bob Stoops Named Head Coach of Dallas XFL Franchise

Luck is the one tasked with recruiting head coaches to the XFL, which has no team owners and is run by World Wrestling Entertainment chairman Vince McMahon. "It'll be challenging for sure". "I have a lot of respect for him and when he talks I listen". "I was also excited about starting something from the ground floor", Stoops said .

Sports Mavs trade Harrison Barnes mid-game, get bashed by LeBron
Author: 0 Mavs trade Harrison Barnes mid-game, get bashed by LeBron

Barnes would get pulled from the game and sat through the fourth quarter, but it's rare that a player in trade talks is allowed to play at all the night of a trade - at the least they'll wait until after the game to let a deal be known. Mark Cuban owes the man an apology. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN , the Kings are planning to make a long-term play for Barnes, who has a $25 million player option for the 2019-20 season.

Sports 10 players dead after fire razes dormitory
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A blaze has engulfed a dormitory at the youth team training centre of one of Brazil's biggest football clubs, killing 10 people, local media report. A formal investigation into the fire is expected to begin shortly, according to the government of Rio de Janeiro .

Sports LeBron James explains why East teams made big trades
Author: 0 LeBron James explains why East teams made big trades

James managed to make a trade, convincing Antetokounmpo to swap Westbrook for Simmons - and give the Bucks' star the chance to have Westbrook and Embiid together, as he said he wanted. The Greek Freak first picked Golden State Warriors superstar Steph Curry, returning the favor Curry paid to him past year when he served as captain.

Sports Six Nations: Win in Dublin sets up titanic Wales v England clash
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Sarries team-mate Nick Isiekwe has been called up in Itoje's place, while uncapped quartet Jack Singleton, Ben Earl, Dan Robson and Ollie Thorley are part of the squad. We were just a little bit off. "They accepted nothing from us and gave us as little as possible and that's a credit to them". I didn't see Daly out there, I thought it was May.

Sports Solskjaer named Premier League Manager of the Month, Rashford takes players' gong
Author: 0 Solskjaer named Premier League Manager of the Month, Rashford takes players' gong

SunSport reports that Martial, who recently signed a new long term deal with the Old Trafford outfit believes his countryman has always been a quality player. "I am excited about the challenges that lie ahead of us as we prepare for a very busy period in the season". While Manchester United's two infamous rivals Liverpool and Manchester City are fighting for the Premier League title, the Red Devils would do well to secure a place within the top-four spots of the Premier League 2018/19.

Sports Philadelphia 76ers Trade Markelle Fultz To Orlando Magic
Author: 0 Philadelphia 76ers Trade Markelle Fultz To Orlando Magic

Wow, I'm not going to lie, that's a pretty solid haul. The future of Markelle Fultz with the Philadelphia 76ers remains uncertain. As we highlighted here, J. And best of all, he's on a great contract. "So, we believe that, at 20 years old, the sky's the limit for him". They traded Jonathan Simmons and two draft picks for him.

Sports Nantes to Retire Emiliano Sala's No. 9 Jersey as Tribute
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The light aircraft carrying Cardiff City's £15m January signing disappeared almost two weeks ago as he was flying to Wales to meet up with his new teammates, when the plane carrying him and pilot David Ibbotson lost contract with air traffic control.