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Sports Eagles trade WR Torrey Smith to the Panthers
Author: 0 Eagles trade WR Torrey Smith to the Panthers

Albert Breer of The MMQB added that the Eagles will save $4.3 million against the cap by dealing Smith while also saving $3.5 million by potentially replacing defensive end Vinny Curry with Bennett. He also has some ties with the Eagles, having played at West Virginia University with Eagles wide receiver Shelton Gibson and running back Wendell Smallwood.

Sports Collin Sexton could carry Alabama far this postseason
Author: 0 Collin Sexton could carry Alabama far this postseason

They'll take the court again either Thursday or Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament , and while their play Friday against Alabama wasn't promising - the Tigers had their lowest point total of the year and suffered its worst loss of the season - they don't seem concerned about that bleeding over into March Madness.

Sports LeBron James Says He Hasn't Considered Impending Free Agency
Author: 0 LeBron James Says He Hasn't Considered Impending Free Agency

Try as he might to deflect them, however, the questions will keep coming for James over the next few days, as he and the Cavaliers make their only trip of the season to Los Angeles. Again, July 1 can't come soon enough. They are now two games behind the seventh-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder and half a game behind the eighth-seeded Los Angeles Clippers .

Sports Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was investigated for sexual assault in 2011
Author: 0 Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was investigated for sexual assault in 2011

Cuban has denied that such an incident took place. While they smiled for the camera, she claimed, he thrust his hand down the back of her jeans and penetrated her vagina with his finger. Yet a friend of the woman also reportedly told officers that Cuban was "very drunk ... his eyes were half closed, he was unstable on his feet, and he was slurring his words".

Sports Serena Williams Confirms Her Official Comeback to Tennis
Author: 0 Serena Williams Confirms Her Official Comeback to Tennis

A full schedule has not yet been released, but Williams' match will be a night match, so it should be part of the second block. Her infant daughter Alexis Olympia and husband Alexis Ohanian were not in attendance. "I'm glad you brought it up because I think it would be awesome". Per Wilansky, Williams said: "I had a great time ". "My comeback is here". Thursday, the day I play my very first match, marks International Women's Day .

Sports Travis Kalanick launches new venture fund '10100', to focus on India, China
Author: 0 Travis Kalanick launches new venture fund '10100', to focus on India, China

Last June, Kalanick stepped down from the company he co-founded after a slew of setbacks. In addition, infrastructure will receive some attention, as the "future of the cities" finds a mention in Travis Kalanick's tweet . His announcement comes just a few weeks after cashing in his $1.4b (£1.01b) Uber stocks, which followed a string of power consolidation moves by Uber to decrease the amount of influence Kalanick had over the company and its board.

Sports Orlando Brown likely to drop out of first round after poor combine
Author: 0 Orlando Brown likely to drop out of first round after poor combine

Denzel Ward ran a 4.32-second 40-yard dash, Josh Jackson eased concerns about his speed with a 4.49 and Jaire Alexander had a great workout. He has also cemented the recognition as being arguably the best all-around talent in this year's class that could have him in the running to be selected with the first overall pick.

Sports Italy, Fiorentina defender Davide Astori dies at age 31
Author: 0 Italy, Fiorentina defender Davide Astori dies at age 31

National Olympic Committee President Giovanni Malago, who is also Serie A commissioner, canceled Sunday's round and postponed all scheduled matches to an unspecified date. Seven of Astori's 14 caps for Italy came while he was at Cagliari and the goal he scored against Uruguay in the 2013 Confederations Cup third-place play-off was the first by a player from the Sardinian club since the days of Gigi Riva in the 1970s.

Author: 0 Jerry Jones resolves reimbursement squabble with NFL

Jones must pay the league about $2 million, according to three people with direct knowledge of the decision who were not authorized to speak publicly about it. The latest battle between Roger Goodell and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is over, with Goodell coming out on top. Rather, it was really just a reimbursement of legal fees that Jones cost the league.

Sports Bradley Wiggins accused of crossing
Author: 0 Bradley Wiggins accused of crossing "ethical line"

Lappartient told BBC Sport: "If you are using substances to increase your performances, I think this is exactly what is cheating". Pressure was building on Sir Dave Brailsford to resign from his position as head of Team Sky following the news that they face another major anti-doping investigation.

Sports Bulls warned against playing weak team for high draft pick
Author: 0 Bulls warned against playing weak team for high draft pick

For their part, the Bulls have been very cautious not to make any reference to tanking or losing games with Paxson and head coach Fred Hoiberg repeatedly saying that they would like to get a look at the prospects they have in the future. The dialogue between league officials and the Bulls was cooperative and productive, with the league providing advice and the Bulls open to guidance on the nuances of the new rest rules, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

Sports Mhlengi Gwala, South African triathlete, attacked with chainsaw to legs
Author: 0 Mhlengi Gwala, South African triathlete, attacked with chainsaw to legs

Mhlengi Gwala , 27, was out cycling early Tuesday in the coastal city of Durban when the three men approached him. Gwala was taken to a hospital when found on the side of the road by a security company. Police representative Nqobile Gwala told the BBC News that the case is being investigated as an attempted murder. The motive for the attack is not immediately known.

Sports Landing Cousins Won't be Easy for the Jets
Author: 0 Landing Cousins Won't be Easy for the Jets

The veteran-signal caller undoubtedly had his best National Football League season in 2017, leading the Minnesota Vikings to within one game of Super Bowl LII. If Kirk Cousins is, in fact, the No. 1 target for many teams, Keenum likely will be the very next quarterback to sign a long-term deal with a team.

Sports MI overcomes shooting woes to beat Iowa
Author: 0 MI overcomes shooting woes to beat Iowa

Coming into this game, Iowa had approximately a 22.3% chance of advancing to the quarter-final of the Big Ten Tournament, which meant beating 5th-seeded MI. Robinson finally gave the Wolverines some breathing room when he made two foul shots with 10.1 seconds left. "It's a good screen by Jon (Teske) and a good pass by Charles (Matthews)", said Robinson, who finished with 11 points.

Sports Jhanvi Kapoor Turns 21, First Birthday Without Mother Sridevi
Author: 0 Jhanvi Kapoor Turns 21, First Birthday Without Mother Sridevi

Though it might be painful for her to celebrate this special day without her mother by her side, the way she is handling this hard situation and celebrating in old-age home is appreciated by all. Her respect and adoration for Sridevi were dripping from her soul-stirring words. The late actress had told IANS past year that she was confident that her daughter is ready to take on the challenges that the industry will throw at her.

Sports Aldon Smith Released by Raiders After Domestic Violence Incident
Author: 0 Aldon Smith Released by Raiders After Domestic Violence Incident

San Francisco police have sought Smith in connection with the incident, but Smith's fiancée - who told TMZ she was the victim - said her parents took him to rehab at his request. He's accused of attacking his ex-girlfriend in a domestic violence incident and leaving the scene. It goes without saying, the most important outcome is that all parties involved can get help and safety during this time.

Sports Victor Lindelof 'living the dream' at Manchester United
Author: 0 Victor Lindelof 'living the dream' at Manchester United

And a trio of defenders - Phil Jones, Daley Blind and Marcos Rojo - have been ruled out as well. Despite Manchester United's pressure, Palace started to get a foot in the game again. As the game appeared to be heading for a draw, Nemanja Matic produced a superb half-volley from 25 yards to steal the three points in added time and move the Red Devils second.

Sports Take two: Dunaway and Beatty return to scene of Oscars fiasco
Author: 0 Take two: Dunaway and Beatty return to scene of Oscars fiasco

The Oscars will wind back the clock to the moment of its greatest embarrassment on Sunday by giving centre stage to the two Hollywood legends who declared the wrong Best Picture victor at the end of last year's ceremony. The Oscars are the Super Bowl of red carpets. There's no sign of an all-black dress code - like the one at the Golden Globes - but we still think this will be a sartorial stroll for the ages.

Sports Oklahoma State Sprints Past Kansas
Author: 0 Oklahoma State Sprints Past Kansas

The Sooners will face Oklahoma State in the opening game of the Big 12 Men's Championship on Wednesday night at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Those four buckets pulled KU within 12 points at 54-42 less than 4:30 into the half. Oklahoma State, which stunned KU in Lawrence back on February 3, did the deed again Saturday afternoon with an 82-64 thumping of the sixth-ranked Jayhawks.

Sports Klopp: Liverpool have thrived without Coutinho
Author: 0 Klopp: Liverpool have thrived without Coutinho

I really love this player, how he is doing so well and thank God he is still healthy and fit. On many occasions, Coutinho was the difference maker, whether he played wide left or as one of three in midfield, he was brilliant for Liverpool , hence why Barcelona forked out so much money for him.

Sports Kevin Harvick is dominating early in the NASCAR season
Author: 0 Kevin Harvick is dominating early in the NASCAR season

The injury couldn't keep Frankos down, however: He returned to the track for the race. Fords also excelled last week in Atlanta, but the drivers and teams aren't prepared to say they've got all the answers yet. Quietly sitting with a seventh-place qualifying run this weekend is the No. 17 of Ricky Stenhouse Jr . He has started on the pole twice, but has only one top-five finish here despite calling it a top priority in his career.

Sports Phil Mickelson defeats Justin Thomas in playoff to win WGC-Mexico Championship
Author: 0 Phil Mickelson defeats Justin Thomas in playoff to win WGC-Mexico Championship

Mickelson won his third World Golf Championships title and, just a month after being on the verge of falling out of the top 50 in the world for the first time in two decades, moves to No. "To have something like this today makes it all worthwhile". It's his first top 10 of the season in two starts, arriving off a T33 at last week's Honda.

Sports Bannister, first to run sub 4-minute mile, dies at 88
Author: 0 Bannister, first to run sub 4-minute mile, dies at 88

Landy rejected talk of Bannister breaking not only a time barrier but a psychological barrier. The world record was gradually being whittled down and a number of athletes were considered capable of crashing the four-minute barrier. He went on to do BBC television commentaries for sports events and occasionally interviewed celebrities for BBC radio programs. "My medical work has been my achievement and my family with 14 grandchildren".

Sports Mexico Championship 2018: Louis Oosthuizen Holds 1-Shot Lead After Round 1
Author: 0 Mexico Championship 2018: Louis Oosthuizen Holds 1-Shot Lead After Round 1

Paisley birdied his opening hole at the par-71 layout, which is more than 7,500 feet above sea level at its highest point, before draining a 30-footer at the second and posting back-to-back gains from the fifth. World Number 1 Dustin Johnson , who is back defending his title also sent the announcers into hysteria as he came agonisingly close to holing out on the par 3 17th.

Sports With QB question looming, Zimmer doesn't want to sacrifice team strength
Author: 0 With QB question looming, Zimmer doesn't want to sacrifice team strength

Who are some of these teams that have a chance at landing the young free-agent quarterback this year if he doesn't end up re-signing with the Vikings? "But don't believe everything you hear unless it's from me". He's got the heart of a lion - a champion. Zimmer said bringing back one or all of the quarterbacks is "definitely" under consideration, but the Vikings are also vying for the services of Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins .

Sports Tiger Woods to continue comeback next week
Author: 0 Tiger Woods to continue comeback next week

The Valspar Championship often gets overlooked in the Florida swing because it competes for players against the Honda Classic and Arnold Palmer Invitational, and previously a World Golf Championship at Doral. And given his superb showing last week at PGA National who would bet against Woods winning an 80th PGA Tour event ahead of returing to Augusta National for a first occasion since finishing T17th in 2015.

Sports Griezmann reaches century of goals for Atletico Madrid
Author: 0 Griezmann reaches century of goals for Atletico Madrid

Messi gave his side the lead with an exquisite free-kick, but West Ham flop Calleri equalized from the spot for the relegation battlers. Barca host Atletico on Sunday, in a clash of first against second with extra weight, now that the Catalans' lead has been cut to just five points.

Sports John Cena going to WWE Fastlane 2018 for championship match
Author: 0 John Cena going to WWE Fastlane 2018 for championship match

He has won a spot in the Fastlane PPV's title match against current champ AJ Styles , Dolph Ziggler , Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens and Baron Corbin but that doesn't guarantee a spot at this year's show. After announcing that his road to WrestleMania would not go through Raw , John Cena decided he would show up on SmackDown Live and see what he could do there.

Sports JR Smith suspended by Cavs for detrimental conduct
Author: 0 JR Smith suspended by Cavs for detrimental conduct

Green has played a key role for the Cavs this season. INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - Chicken noodle or tomato? Turns out J.R. Smith landed in hot water for - well, throwing hot water. Smith may have arrived in Cleveland with a checkered past, but he's mostly been a good citizen and has endeared himself to Cleveland fans with his hustle and knack for knocking down big shots.

Sports Zinedine Zidane disappointed with Neymar injury ahead of PSG v Real Madrid
Author: 0 Zinedine Zidane disappointed with Neymar injury ahead of PSG v Real Madrid

Emery attempted to play down the concerns of PSG fans, claiming that he was optimistic that the former Barcelona forward could recover in time for the crucial visit of Real. "I'm not happy if Neymar is injured". But to play the World Cup, which is his priority, Neymar should be fine. Le Parisien suggested that the world's most expensive player will definitely miss Wednesday's French Cup quarter-final at home against Marseille as well as next Saturday's trip to Troyes in Ligue 1.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton 'sacrificed' testing time for Mercedes

Bottas was second overall, 0.303 slower than Vettel, with his best time also set on softs. You can always improve it but in terms of lap times we are doing well, so we don't really have big issues. "Going for championships is not realistic at this point in time but our goal is to close the gap, be a challenger team this year and be as disruptive as we can, get amongst it in as many grands prix as we can and try and win as many as we can along the way".

Sports Mascots chosen by children for Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Paralympics unveiled
Author: 0 Mascots chosen by children for Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Paralympics unveiled

Its superpower is moving things by simply looking at them. It was the first time in the Olympic and Paralympic history that event mascots have been picked by votes from elementary school children. PyeongChang 2018 mascots dance during the Closing Ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The one-eyed characters were dubbed "bizarre" and "creepy" by some, reportedly sending shares in their manufacturer down by more than a third.

Sports National Basketball Association agent Dan Fegan killed in auto accident
Author: 0 National Basketball Association agent Dan Fegan killed in auto accident

According to the Aspen Times , Fegan's five-year-old son and an unidentified 29-year-old woman were airlifted to a Denver hospital with serious injuries. Fegan was recently involved in a very much open split with the Independent Sports & Entertainment agency. Although they were "shaken up", the bus driver and passenger were not injured, RFTA CEO Dan Blankenship said.

Sports What England and Scotland say happened in the Six Nations tunnel fracas
Author: 0 What England and Scotland say happened in the Six Nations tunnel fracas

Jones unsurprisingly didn't give anything away when asked about the incident. Finn Russell ( Scotland ). "That's sport, that's the game we play", Russell said after masterminding Scotland's first win over England for a decade. Jones will examine the fault lines when the squad gathers in Oxford for training this week, but he refuses to view the champions' fading control of the 2018 Six Nations as anything other than a temporary setback.

Sports Paul Heyman: Brock Lesnar
Author: 0 Paul Heyman: Brock Lesnar "Primed" For UFC Return

But White has fuelled speculation on his future by sharing a picture of him and Lesnar, kitted out in UFC attire, over the weekend. Don't close the door on Brock Lesnar's UFC career just yet, says manager Paul Heyman . It's possible Lesnar was in Vegas to meet with WWE officials as they were in town for the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view but White confirmed to MMA Junkie that they hung out on Sunday.

Sports SA and India set for tour finale on Saturday T20 clash
Author: 0 SA and India set for tour finale on Saturday T20 clash

So team batting first will have a huge advantage today. The duo took time to settle down but once they got their eyes in, they clobbered the South African bowlers all around the park. At home they have won 1 out of 4 series , and the 3 defeats came in their last 3 home series . "In the end it worked in our favour". It was raining a bit in our bowling innings as well.

Sports PSL 2018: Peshawar Zalmi to take on Karachi Kings
Author: 0 PSL 2018: Peshawar Zalmi to take on Karachi Kings

He dismissed both openers of United, Chadwick Walton and Luke Ronchi , apart from two middle-order batsmen. While Islamabad United will be playing their first match of the season, Peshawar come into the game having lost their first match by seven wickets to newcomers Multan Sultans .

Sports How the Blake Bortles extension affects the Vikings' quarterback situation
Author: 0 How the Blake Bortles extension affects the Vikings' quarterback situation

JACKSONVILLE, Fla . (AP) - Blake Bortles might not be the long-term answer in Jacksonville. The deal could be worth up to $66.5 million thanks to various incentives and includes $26.5 million guaranteed. "I think signing the second deal with the team that drafted you was my goal from the beginning". It's been done and I'm excited. But they aren't committed to him beyond the next few seasons.

Sports Czech Republic's Ester Ledecka makes Winter Olympic history
Author: 0 Czech Republic's Ester Ledecka makes Winter Olympic history

Ter Mors and Ledecka , who was the first woman to compete in snowboarding and skiing in the same Olympics, nevertheless have upended the belief, propagated in modern-day youth sports in the United States and elsewhere, that early specialization is the one clear path to the Olympic podium .

Sports Arizona associate coach Lorenzo Romar tight lipped in presser
Author: 0 Arizona associate coach Lorenzo Romar tight lipped in presser

Arizona associate head coach Lorenzo Romar directed the team, and Ayton played during a 98-93 loss in overtime. It was a return to the head coaching spot he held at his previous stops including Washington for the last 15 years before arriving in Tucson to begin this season.

Sports Late Kane header gives Tottenham victory at Palace
Author: 0 Late Kane header gives Tottenham victory at Palace

Kane's second miss was the more surprising of the two, taking Eriksen's flick first-time but sending it wide while completely unmarked from point-blank range on 55 minutes. It was little surprise then, that it was Spurs who assumed early control of the game, helped on their way by a succession of errors that reflected the patched-up nature of the Palace line-up.

Sports A second Russian Olympian has failed a doping test
Author: 0 A second Russian Olympian has failed a doping test

Nadezdha Sergeeva recently competed in the two-man Women's Bobsleigh event and finished 12th in the competition final on February 20. A second Russian Olympian, bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva , has tested positive for a banned substance .

Sports The 2018 PyeongChang Closing Ceremony — Sights and Sounds
Author: 0 The 2018 PyeongChang Closing Ceremony — Sights and Sounds

Despite the divisions and distrust between the two Koreas, they agreed to have their athletes march together at both the opening and closing ceremonies under a banner of unification. Snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott, 16, carried the flag after being bestowed the honour for ending the country's 26-year Winter Olympics medal drought.

Author: 0 Newcastle boss Benitez explains substituting 2-goal Gayle

DAN GOSLING haunted former club Newcastle with a last-minute equaliser for Bournemouth . We all know Benitez as a manager that prefers to keep his players, supporters and the opposition second-guessing his lineups, one that would be unperturbed about altering a team that defeated the current second best club in the Premier League .