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Sports Gary Cahill strikes late to send Chelsea 13pts clear at the summit
Author: 0 Gary Cahill strikes late to send Chelsea 13pts clear at the summit

Costa was quickly unsettled and the home side's discipline, competitiveness, industry and ability to work up a noisy home crowd meant Chelsea knew they had been in a battle. There is no live tv coverage of the game in the UK. 'We have given a good account against the champions elect'. Only once in Premier League history have Stoke beaten the side who are top of the table.

Sports Steve Alford 'loves' UCLA but doesn't rule out IN return
Author: 0 Steve Alford 'loves' UCLA but doesn't rule out IN return

Injury-riddled IN was perhaps college basketball's biggest disappointment this season, finishing at 18-16 after a first-round loss Tuesday night IN the NIT . But, IU has not won a national championship in 30 years. The state consistent produces McDonald's All-Americans, and has been the home to numerous country's top prospects over the past several years.

Sports What should the Bulls do now that Wade is out?
Author: 0 What should the Bulls do now that Wade is out?

The Bulls have lost six of their past seven games and have fallen to 10th place in the Eastern Conference standings but still only a game behind the Detroit Pistons for the eighth and final playoff spot. He was coming home to save a Bulls team that missed the playoffs previous year for the first time in seven seasons. This wasn't supposed to be the scenario, of course, although when Forman and Paxson signed Wade and Rajon Rondo and traded for Robin Lopez last summer, they created a ...

Sports No.3 Florida State defeats No. 14 FGCU 86-80
Author: 0 No.3 Florida State defeats No. 14 FGCU 86-80

The big man had five points and five rebounds before leaving the game with an injury. "We've talked about that since Sunday", FSU assistant Stan Jones said. Taylor Higginbotham averages better than 14 points. The Eagles are 18-0 when leading at intermission. Tucker took off from the baseline for a huge two hand jam over the head of 6-foot-9 Jarquez Smith.

Author: 0 Michigan Hits 16 Threes to Advance in NCAA Tourney

In a 1992 regional semifinal, Michigan, led by the Fab Five, knocked off No. 2 Oklahoma State 75-72. I've always felt that, while the brackets and wall-to-wall games are lots of fun, the best thing about the tourney is getting to see teams from other conferences , and particularly those unfamiliar teams face teams from the conference we're most familiar with.

Sports Dortmund confirm Gotze out for the season
Author: 0 Dortmund confirm Gotze out for the season

Gotze has been placed on an individual rehabilitation programme and the club are hopeful the world cup victor can get back to full training in the summer if treatment goes to plan. The player is now undergoing rehab and an individual training programme. Last month Dortmund confirmed the 24-year-old's recent spate of muscular problems had been caused by the "metabolic" issues, and ruled him out for an undetermined period of time.

Author: 0 Local JC Penney not among closures announced Friday

J.C. Penney said it is in the process of identifying relocation opportunities within company for some of the affected employees and others will be provided outplacement support services. Penney's brand and a "destination" for shoppers, closing some less-profitable locations will better position the company to compete with the "growing threat" of online retailers, according to a February 24 press release.

Sports Linebacker Hightower returns to Patriots on $43.5M deal
Author: 0 Linebacker Hightower returns to Patriots on $43.5M deal

Free agent linebackerDont'a Hightower is set to return to the New England Patriots. He missed three games last season due to injuries. Not so fast. McCourty happily anchors the secondary as a team captain while earning $6.5 million in base salary in 2017 on his five-year, $47.5 million deal. The difference in the two teams' attitude about Hightower's overall health after five National Football League seasons ultimately contributed to the Patriots putting together an offer that Hightower ...

Sports Bregman collects 2 hits in U.S. win
Author: 0 Bregman collects 2 hits in U.S. win

They saw Adam Jones ground into an inning-ending double play to end a threat in the third and were later gifted two big-time scoring situations, only to see just one run cross the plate on a sac fly. Because Smyly was more than up to the challenge laid down by a starting staff that compiled 14 strikeouts, five hits allowed and no walks over 12 2/3 innings coming into Wednesday's game.

Sports Wales give Liverpool's Ben Woodburn first senior call-up at age of 17
Author: 0 Wales give Liverpool's Ben Woodburn first senior call-up at age of 17

Coleman added that he would allow Dummett the rest because they have Tottenham's Ben Davies and Aston Villa's Neil Taylor, who are able to play left back. Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale is set to make his 21st successive competitive worldwide appearance, having not missed a qualifier or tournament game since October 2013.

Sports Manchester United vs. Rostov: Score and Reaction from 2017 Europa League Match
Author: 0 Manchester United vs. Rostov: Score and Reaction from 2017 Europa League Match

United have the upper hand against Rostov , having netted an away goal in a 1-1 draw in last week's last-16 first leg in Russian Federation, but their heavy schedule means freshness remains a concern. United heeded the warning and pressed hard for the opener, with Ibrahimovic heading over from Antonio Valencia's cross. Eric Bailly could come back in to the team alongside Chris Smalling after missing the first leg through suspension with Phil Jones the man likely to make way at the back.

Sports Raiders upgrade at tight end with Jared Cook
Author: 0 Raiders upgrade at tight end with Jared Cook

In 2016, the Oakland Raiders saw their best blocking tight end in Lee Smith go down with a season-ending injury immediately, their best athletic pass-catching threat Clive Walford plateau, and even regress, in some areas of his game and were forced to call upon (now) free agent TE Mychal Rivera to do the job.

Sports MEN'S BASKETBALL: Notre Dame narrowly escapes Princeton's upset bid in first round
Author: 0 MEN'S BASKETBALL: Notre Dame narrowly escapes Princeton's upset bid in first round

While they did a good job of hanging with the Fighting Irish when trying to find a man who's under the basket - the product of a signature Princeton backdoor cut - they couldn't do much else. "We've gottta be up on them and not sunk back in". Notre Dame led 52-45 and was trying to reestablish control when Farrell threw a wild cross-court pass that sailed out of bounds.

Sports 'The Mugabe of Arsenal': Fan compares Wenger to Zimbabwean autocrat
Author: 0 'The Mugabe of Arsenal': Fan compares Wenger to Zimbabwean autocrat

Arsenal signed Bellerin from Barcelona's youth set-up and he has gone to make close to 100 appearances for the club despite being still just 21 years old. Banner waving Arsenal fans during one of their recent "Wenger Out" campaigns. A woeful run of form for the North London giants has seen them slip to fifth in the table and the Gunners fell five points behind fourth-placed Liverpool at the weekend- although Arsenal do have two games in hand over the Reds.

Sports USA Gymnastics president resigns amid sex abuse scandal
Author: 0 USA Gymnastics president resigns amid sex abuse scandal

Larry Nassar, a longtime national team physician, five weeks after top gymnastics officials were first alerted to suspicions about him. The group that filed Thursday includes a former Michigan State competitive cheerleader, a former ballerina, former youth gymnasts, former college athletes and women who say in court documents that they were teenage girls or sometimes younger when Nassar sexually assaulted them during multiple medical appointments on Michigan State's campus or at Twistars ...

Author: 0 How Will Raiders Replace Latavius Murray?

When Peterson's dad came out and said he and his son liked the Raiders' offensive line, taking a shot at the Vikings' unit, it ruffled a few feathers in Minnesota. I want to say to Vikings fans: I'm not here to replace#28, he's irreplaceable. It's hard enough to replace a Hall of Famer and didn't have an interest in compounding that by wearing the number that Peterson made legendary in Minnesota.

Sports Juventus beat Porto 1-0 to reach the quarters
Author: 0 Juventus beat Porto 1-0 to reach the quarters

The 1996 winners last reached the last eight in 2015 on their way to a 3-1 defeat by Barcelona in the final. Italian champions Juventus eased into the Champions League quarter-finals with a routine second-leg win against Portuguese league leaders Porto.

Sports Ex-Jets CB Darrelle Revis cleared of charges stemming from street fight
Author: 0 Ex-Jets CB Darrelle Revis cleared of charges stemming from street fight

Revis' longtime friend, Rashawn Bolton , testified that he came to Revis' aid during the alleged February 12 incident and was responsible for knocking out two men, Kinkhabwala reported. Revis, 31, is a free agent and has said he'd like to continue his National Football League career, which includes a Super Bowl championship with New England and seven Pro Bowl selections.

Sports Second injury blow for New Zealand as Boult ruled out
Author: 0 Second injury blow for New Zealand as Boult ruled out

The test begins tomorrow. "Obviously we couldn't get rid of Kane in the first Test and they were successful as a unit". The hosts have also lost Ross Taylor with a calf injury . Fine weather is forecast throughout the second Test apart from Saturday when strong southerly winds and some rain are expected. The South African selectors packed their original touring squad with seam bowlers and only selected one specialist spinner in left-armer Keshav Maharaj.

Author: 0 Cuonzo Martin leaves Cal for Missouri

This leaves the Pac-12 with one coaching vacancy after Washington made a decision to keep Lorenzo Romar after the worst season in school history. Martin has proven his recruiting talents by bringing five-star players like Jaylen Brown and Ivan Rabb to Cal in 2014.

Sports Atletico's Gameiro out of Leverkusen game, Torres returns
Author: 0 Atletico's Gameiro out of Leverkusen game, Torres returns

The former Liverpool forward was released from hospital only 24 hours after he was admitted having suffered no serious injuries. "We imagine that for Wednesday he will be available", said Atletico boss Diego Simeone. 9 - Antoine Griezmann has been directly involved in nine of Atletico's last 10 home Champions League goals (scored seven, two assists). "We know it's going to be hard and it's hardly possible, but we will give it our all and try to make the impossible possible", said ...

Sports With Shakespeare at reins, Leicester writes stunning Champions League chapter
Author: 0 With Shakespeare at reins, Leicester writes stunning Champions League chapter

It took less than five minutes of the first half for Sevilla to fire a warning shot, when Samir Nasri's powerful shot was turned around the near post by a diving Kasper Schmeichel . Craig is definitely nervous for his very first game as an official manager. It was presumably in his honor that Leicester fans before kickoff unveiled a huge banner urging their side to "let slip the dogs of war".

Sports How far will No. 1 North Carolina advance in the NCAA Tournament?
Author: 0 How far will No. 1 North Carolina advance in the NCAA Tournament?

The Tar Heels won the ACC by two games, but were bounced from the conference tournament in the semifinals by Duke . Purdue is the fourth seed in this region. In order to get to a final four and possibly back to the NCAA championship where they were a few seconds away from a championship before Villanova broke their hearts on a last second buzzer beater, UNC will have to get through tough competition.

Sports Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Tony Romo Reportedly Receiving Interest From Fox Sports
Author: 0 Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Tony Romo Reportedly Receiving Interest From Fox Sports

Well, that makes sense. Writing on Monday, King says the Texans and Broncos , the only two real suitors for Romo, have drawn a "line in the sand" when it comes to making a deal for the quarterback. Each of those teams is missing a franchise quarterback, with the exception of the Redskins who are in the midst of a uncertain front office situation following the departures of several key free agents, the firing of general manager Scot McCloughan and the franchise quarterback Kirk Cousins ...

Sports Juve progress as Dybala strike dumps out 10-man Porto
Author: 0 Juve progress as Dybala strike dumps out 10-man Porto

He said: 'It would be insane to win the Champions League at my age because I only joined Juventus two years ago. "There are other great teams in the tournament, but we have quality and we've got what it takes to win the trophy". In the Champions League , they've won eight of 13 unbeaten home games since 2014/15, though they have drawn four of the last six of these. Higuian nearly put the game to bed in the 67th minute, the Argentinian striker turned away from his man in the box but he ...

Sports Two drivers get into fist fight after race
Author: 0 Two drivers get into fist fight after race

Oh, there are always rivalries in auto racing, but for a season or so, the ones in NASCAR's Cup series had been relatively polite. But the feud involving Logano and Busch, the 2015 Cup champ, will be the top storyline as the series travels to Phoenix for next week's race.

Sports Brad Keselowski Gears Up for Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Author: 0 Brad Keselowski Gears Up for Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Brad, I think he was blowing up or something and (I) got lucky there and got second (when Keselowski had a mechanical problem late in the race). Then all hell broke loose. The Kobalt 400 only saw six cautions , and two of them were to conclude Stages 1 and 2. Harvick wasn't happy about the slow medical response. The Daytona 500 victor suffered an apparent battery issue when he lost power late in the race.

Sports Broncos' DeMarcus Ware announces retirement amid free agency period
Author: 0 Broncos' DeMarcus Ware announces retirement amid free agency period

He is the Cowboys all-time leader in sacks, with 117, and the franchise's all-time leader in forced fumbles, with 32. Ware was saluted in tweets by John Elway , the Denver Broncos and the Dallas Cowboys. "I'm hanging up my cleats and beginning the journey to my next destination". Ware, 34, has been a team captain in his time with the Broncos and universally respected in the locker room.

Sports Amy Krouse Rosenthal, author who wrote dating profile for husband, dies
Author: 0 Amy Krouse Rosenthal, author who wrote dating profile for husband, dies

Rosenthal contributed to NPR several times , including a Thanksgiving-themed commentary from 1997 about what she was grateful for. "When I read her words for the first time , I was shocked at the beauty, slightly surprised at the incredible prose given her condition and, of course, emotionally ripped apart", he told the magazine.

Sports Oumar Niasse: I'm enjoying life at Hull more than Everton
Author: 0 Oumar Niasse: I'm enjoying life at Hull more than Everton

The 26-year-old was signed by former Toffees manager Roberto Martinez from Lokomotiv Moscow but played just 142 minutes of first-team football last season. Michail Antonio had given the Hammers the lead moments after King splayed his spot-kick wide, then King equalised before Benik Afobe dribbled Bournemouth's second spot-kick straight at Darren Randolph.