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Nashville mayor to resign after pleading guilty to theft charge Nashville mayor to resign after pleading guilty to theft charge
- March 08, 2018

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry is expected to announce her resignation Tuesday morning. The affair began sometime in spring 2016, Barry said . She would not say when the affair ended, only saying that it's over. Soon after, he learned he would shortly be mayor. Briley won't be officially sworn in as mayor, but he will earn the office's $180,000 salary. He called Barry "a friend" and said he hoped she would be able to move past "a frightful moment" in her life. (more...)
Lovren: Liverpool 'see' Champions League final place Lovren: Liverpool 'see' Champions League final place
- March 08, 2018

Manchester United must overcome Seville in a tie which is finely poised at 0-0, while Chelsea travel to the Nou Camp to face a Barcelona side who have an away goal advantage. "It's only because we scored two or three more goals to make it kind of cool". "I think it was OK, we did our job and we are through the round". Yes, it would have been quite straightforward for Klopp to move into the next round of the Champions League . (more...)
Triathlete Has Legs Nearly Sawed Off In Mysterious Attack While Training Triathlete Has Legs Nearly Sawed Off In Mysterious Attack While Training
- March 08, 2018

The attack reportedly commenced in the early hours of Tuesday morning while Gwala partook in a training ride in Durban. The attackers also started sawing into Gwala's left leg before fleeing, enabling the athlete to crawl to a road and flag down a passing vehicle to take him to a hospital. (more...)
Larry Nance Jr. posterizes Blake Griffin on pass from LeBron James Larry Nance Jr. posterizes Blake Griffin on pass from LeBron James
- March 07, 2018

Nance, though, may be the one player who can right Cleveland defensively since the Cavaliers are giving up just 98.7 points per 100 possessions when he's on the court.. But the hope is he'll do that more playing with James on the first unit.Hood explained the difference for him playing on the Cavs than when he was with the Utah Jazz, which traded him here February 8."For me personally it's just two completely different styles of play than I've played the last three and a half years in ... (more...)
Serena Williams reaches semis in NY ahead of WTA Tour return Serena Williams reaches semis in NY ahead of WTA Tour return
- March 07, 2018

On an Oscars night that was powered by women, a new Nike ad that debuted during the broadcast featured tennis superstar Serena Williams telling how she overcame the cries of her detractors to find success. Known for her two-handed backhand and returning almost every ball, Evert recently partnered with Osteo Bi-Flex to help keep up with the 14-year-olds on her practice courts. (more...)
Manslaughter investigation launched into death of Fiorentina captain Davide Astori Manslaughter investigation launched into death of Fiorentina captain Davide Astori
- March 06, 2018

Fiorentina's game was called off in the morning. Italian prosecutors have revealed they have opened an investigation into the possibility Davide Astori's sudden death was linked to manslaughter. All of Sunday's Serie A and Serie B matches were postponed as a sign of mourning. "He was only 31 and it's very hard to explain this situation". He played 14 times for Italy. (more...)
Manchester City Host Chelsea, Manchester United Travel To Crystal Palace Manchester City Host Chelsea, Manchester United Travel To Crystal Palace
- March 06, 2018

Crystal Palace and Manchester United are at opposite ends of the Premier League table ahead of their game Monday at Selhurst Park. Jose Mourinho made a change before the second half kicked off, as his side looked to get themselves back in the game. (more...)
EPL: Arsenal players exhausted of listening to Wenger EPL: Arsenal players exhausted of listening to Wenger
- March 06, 2018

Although his current contract with the club expires at the end of next season in 2019, many fans [VIDEO ] and former players want to see the legendary coach depart the club in May of this year. It's been 11 games since Arsenal last kept a clean sheet in the league. "Even he, in the short time he's been at Arsenal , has been affected by the mood". (more...)
Aldon smith involved in domestic violence incident, fled scene before police arrived Aldon smith involved in domestic violence incident, fled scene before police arrived
- March 06, 2018

Smith's potential reinstatement to the NFL hinges on good behavior and adhering to the league's substance abuse policy. Smith was suspended for one year beginning November 17, 2015, but has yet to be reinstated. He has now missed more than two full seasons, and the pending domestic violence allegation - coupled with the apparent fact that he's on the run - won't make the league office any more likely to reinstate him. (more...)
Shaquem Griffin continues to silence doubters at National Football League combine Shaquem Griffin continues to silence doubters at National Football League combine
- March 05, 2018

That's the fastest time ever by linebacker at the combine. It's the same time his brother Shaquill, who plays cornerback, posted before being drafted in the third round by the Seahawks past year and a NFL Network video showing the two Griffins running at the same time showed that Shaquem was slightly behind when they hit the tape. (more...)
WildCard Predicts: UFC 222 (Cris Cyborg VS Yana Kunitskaya) WildCard Predicts: UFC 222 (Cris Cyborg VS Yana Kunitskaya)
- March 04, 2018

She stepped in on short notice to save the card after featherweight champion Max Holloway got hurt, and that's got her firmly in the good graces of her bosses. Cyborg , Kunitskaya, Edgar , Ortega , and any standout fighters may attend the presser. Cris Cyborg vs. Yana Kunitskaya in a female featherweight title bout will serve as the headliner while Frankie Edgar vs. (more...)
Ali, Rashid spin England to dramatic win over New Zealand Ali, Rashid spin England to dramatic win over New Zealand
- March 04, 2018

Morgan top scored for the tourists with 48 off 71 while Stokes, the England hero when they won the second ODI three days ago, contributed 39 off 73. He also saw a chunk of his now unsponsored bat broken off by a ball from the strictly medium-paced Colin de Grandhomme , who returned old-fashioned miserly figures of one for 24 off his 10 overs. (more...)
Burnley 2 Everton 1 Burnley 2 Everton 1
- March 04, 2018

There have been less goals in matches involving Burnley than any other side in the league and they have netted just ten times at home this season, fewer than any other team. Asked about the crowd's response to Tosun's withdrawal, Allardyce said: "It happens". "I feel worse than the fans - they won't believe this - but it's my responsibility", he said. (more...)
Zimmer, Vikings still sorting through QB situation Zimmer, Vikings still sorting through QB situation
- March 04, 2018

All three are "definitely" options to consider, according to Zimmer. "Just to be clear, there have been no decisions made - I know there have been a thousand reports out there - on how we're going to move forward", Spielman said. At 33 years old, some teams may not be as interested in Johnson as they might younger prospects, but there is no denying that he is a starting caliber player who can be used to hold down a spot until a long-term answer can be found. (more...)
Liverpool 2-0 Newcastle Liverpool 2-0 Newcastle
- March 04, 2018

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez: "The relationship [with Liverpool], the connection, is so obvious". Ayoze Perez had a great chance minutes later, but he made an ill-advised decision to try a cross and it was intercepted. - Salah has scored in each of his last seven games for Liverpool in all competitions - the last player to do so in more successive matches was Daniel Sturridge in February 2014 (8). (more...)
Closing Ceremony Pyeongchang 2018 Performers, Lineup, Live Stream, TV Schedule Closing Ceremony Pyeongchang 2018 Performers, Lineup, Live Stream, TV Schedule
- March 03, 2018

Bjørgen's five-medal haul at PyeongChang 2018 was more than any other athlete achieved. Russian athletes who had proved they were clean were allowed to compete as Olympic Athletes from Russia under the neutral Olympic flag, but the Russian flag and Russian anthem were banned from the Games. (more...)
Schmidt looks to 'fickle friend' to stay onside for Grand Slam bid Schmidt looks to 'fickle friend' to stay onside for Grand Slam bid
- March 01, 2018

Table toppers Ireland will face a Wales side that battled hard against England in their last game, despite losing by a narrow margin. It made the speed of the defensive line in red an irrelevance and Stockdale had a clear run for the line from five metres out to score his seventh try in seven Tests. (more...)
Rangers trade Rick Nash and end an era Rangers trade Rick Nash and end an era
- February 26, 2018

For the Rangers, trading Nash further signals their plans to overhaul the aging core of a roster that helped NY make the playoffs in each of the previous seven seasons, including the team that lost the 2014 Stanley Cup final in five games to Los Angeles. (more...)
Yuzvendra Chahal creates unwanted records in India's defeat against South Africa Yuzvendra Chahal creates unwanted records in India's defeat against South Africa
- February 26, 2018

India will want to close the tour on a positive note by registering a rare double-series win in the country. South Africa have won only one out of their last six T20Is at this venue - by three wickets against England in 2016. "In the first over he told me that I must be calm and play my normal game and that is how it worked out". However, with Chahal's confidence hitting a bit low, Yadav could find himself in reckoning for this all-important game. (more...)
PSL 2018: Peshawar Zalmi to take on Karachi Kings PSL 2018: Peshawar Zalmi to take on Karachi Kings
- February 26, 2018

In reply, Multan Sultans achieved the target in 19.1 overs. Multan Sultans' Kumar Sangakkara , scored 57 runs and was declared player of the match . So get ready for the live action between Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United . The match is scheduled to begin at 11 p.m. (IST). For live updates and score, you can get in touch with us. (more...)
Ledecká wins second gold at Olympics Ledecká wins second gold at Olympics
- February 26, 2018

There should be no doubt that what was witnessed on the Pyeongchang snow was a once-in-a-lifetime feat. "I don't feel like that but it sounds good, for sure", said Ledecka after her stunning win . But a second gold was not a matter of routine. Ledecka's road to Pyeongchang contained no forks, just parallel tracks. Nobody could touch Ester Ledecka on this slope. (more...)
How the Blake Bortles extension affects the Vikings' quarterback situation How the Blake Bortles extension affects the Vikings' quarterback situation
- February 26, 2018

The contract has been reported as being worth $54 million, including $26.5 million in guaranteed money . It's also important to remember that Bortles is still just 25 years old, that he's coming off a very solid season and played his best during his first National Football League postseason experience. (more...)
2nd doping offence trips Russia's comeback to IOC 2nd doping offence trips Russia's comeback to IOC
- February 25, 2018

Russian Bobsled Federation President Alexander Zubkov told the AP that Sergeeva's initial test in PyeongChang on the 13th was clean, but another test on the 18th tested positive for the banned drug. "I apologized to both athletes and the International Olympic Committee members for violations, as you all understand, [the violations] are not systemic". (more...)
Jacksonville Jaguars: 7-Round 2018 mock draft in late February
- February 25, 2018

In his latest mock draft , Kiper has three running backs going in the first round - Barkley second to the New York Giants , Guice 20th to Detroit and Jones 25th to Tennessee. The motivation probably came from the fact that the Bills placed at an abysmal 31st in the league and haven't made their comeback in years, hence their aspiration to get a top 10 pick. (more...)
Lonzo Ball Explains Why He, Isaiah Thomas Will Thrive As Lakers Teammates Lonzo Ball Explains Why He, Isaiah Thomas Will Thrive As Lakers Teammates
- February 24, 2018

The Lakers effectively drafted their future face of the franchise in Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 overall pick in this year's draft. "I do", Ball told reporters , when asked if the NCAA should pay its players. With that being said, there is one player to watch out for in the final stretch of the year. If he can do that, he could the leader that can lead them back to championship glory. (more...)
Lovemark, List lead Honda Classic, Woods 4 back Lovemark, List lead Honda Classic, Woods 4 back
- February 24, 2018

They were among only 10 players remaining under par. Rory McIlroy shot a second consecutive 72 but defending champion Rickie Fowler failed to make the projected cut after a 76 for a 147 total. Woods was closer to the lead than the cut line when he teed off in the afternoon. Given the toughness of the course, especially in Friday's conditions, it was one of the most impressive rounds of the PGA Tour season so far. (more...)
Guardiola: Sterling Could Miss Carabao Cup Final Guardiola: Sterling Could Miss Carabao Cup Final
- February 24, 2018

Arsenal have not won the League Cup since 1993 and despite reaching two finals under Wenger, the club has generally regarded the competition as disposable during his reign. Guardiola has masterminded a spectacular campaign with City now leading their closest challengers by 16 points and are certain of a place in the Champions League quarter final, playing some spectacular football in the process. (more...)
Yankees Add Drury, D-Backs Get Souza In 3-Team Trade Yankees Add Drury, D-Backs Get Souza In 3-Team Trade
- February 23, 2018

Archie Bradley said on MLB Network's "Intentional Talk" last week, "there's an empty locker over there, I'll let you guys read whatever you want into that". The 25-year-old Drury also has experience in the corner outfield spots, but the Yankees are well stocked there. Drury described his playing style. (more...)
Bayern cruise to first-leg lead over Besiktas Bayern cruise to first-leg lead over Besiktas
- February 23, 2018

Barca should be in for a tough match at Stamford Bridge, but they are a slight favorite with the slate's second-best implied total (1.5 goals). Bayern attempted 20 shots in the first half. Marlos offers fantasy value through his role on set pieces, as he usually splits set pieces with fellow midfielder, Bernard. Besiktas , on the other hand, have had a strong season but against weaker opposition. (more...)
Big Names Return As Wales Name Team To Play Ireland Big Names Return As Wales Name Team To Play Ireland
- February 23, 2018

Gatland yesterday named Lions trio Dan Biggar , Liam Williams and Leigh Halfpenny in his starting XV for the clash, with George North held in reserve despite a return to fitness. 'But they're a quality side and we know how hard they are to beat. "There will be a few tough calls on some individuals and we look forward to having that discussion later". (more...)
United States ends 42-year Olympic cross-country medal drought with incredible photo finish United States ends 42-year Olympic cross-country medal drought with incredible photo finish
- February 22, 2018

Diggins and Randall also helped the U.S.to a fifth-place finish Saturday in the women's 4x5km relay. The skiers beat the Swedish team (Charlotte Kalla and Stina Nilsson) by 0.19 seconds over the 4.66-miles race, finishing at a brisk 16:22.56. (more...)
Oxfam apologizes over handling of Haiti abuse scandal Oxfam apologizes over handling of Haiti abuse scandal
- February 22, 2018

The worldwide development committee called an urgent hearing last week to question Oxfam heads, following anger over the charity's handling of allegations that staff in Haiti used prostitutes, including those who may have been underage. Simon Ticehurst and Margalida Massot, two of Oxfam's senior staff, met with Haiti's minister of planning and external cooperation on Monday to offer their "humblest apologies". (more...)
Norway's Bjoergen equals Winter Olympics medal record of 13 in PyeongChang Norway's Bjoergen equals Winter Olympics medal record of 13 in PyeongChang
- February 21, 2018

Yun set course records with each of his first two runs and already boasted an advantage of 0.74s by that stage. Tregubov won that battle, edging Dom Parsons of Britain. - Pierre Vaultier of France defended his title in men's snowboardcross. "It feels unbelievable to win Olympic gold", said Yun. Australia's Jarryd Hughes won silver and Spain's Regino Hernandez got bronze. (more...)
U.S. routs Slovakia to reach Olympic men's hockey quarter-finals U.S. routs Slovakia to reach Olympic men's hockey quarter-finals
- February 21, 2018

He says he was "shocked" when he found out the reason and the 29-year-old's explanation that he tested positive for something in asthma medicine. Donato added his second at 16:46 of third period, when the USA connected on the power-play once again. (more...)
Bubba joins Palmer, Hogan as three-times Los Angeles victor Bubba joins Palmer, Hogan as three-times Los Angeles victor
- February 21, 2018

More incredible was the fact that the ball went in at all given how Watson's bunker play had been pretty awful thus far in 2017-'18. "It takes away your confidence and then these guys can pass you real fast". Joe Durant birdied five of the last eight holes for a 9-under 63 to match Steve Stricker's Saturday finish and take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' Chubb Classic. (more...)
Manchester United to host Brighton in FA Cup quarter-finals Manchester United to host Brighton in FA Cup quarter-finals
- February 20, 2018

Man United overcame Premier League rivals Huddersfield thanks to a double from Romelu Lukaku . With the addition of extravagant winger Alexis Sanchez, United will have the edge. Former Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal returned to Yorkshire just months after leaving the Owls. But perhaps the biggest and best moment of all was the return of Eric Bailly from his lengthy injury spell, who came on for Lukaku in the final few moments of the game. (more...)
JJ Redick In Hot Water Over 'Racial Slur,' Offers Apology JJ Redick In Hot Water Over 'Racial Slur,' Offers Apology
- February 20, 2018

Tencent reworked the video to cut out Redick's part, but the damage was done and angry Chinese fans flooded Twitter demanding an apology from Redick and accusing him of racism. He also released a statement on social media describing how he meant to say "NBA Chinese fans" before changing his mind mid-sentence to "NBA fans in China", which resulted in the slip up. (more...)
Antonio Conte gives injury update ahead of Barcelona clash Antonio Conte gives injury update ahead of Barcelona clash
- February 18, 2018

Hull labour 21st in the Championship, a point above the cut-off, and Nigel Adkins' options had been severely limited by injuries, suspensions and the ineligibility of three players - Ola Aina, Fikayo Tomori and Michael Hector - who are on loan from the host club. (more...)
World tops US in Rising Stars game World tops US in Rising Stars game
- February 18, 2018

Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 26 points and was selected as MVP and fellow Sacramento Kings rookie guard Buddy Hield had 29 as Team World defeated Team USA, 155-124, Friday evening in the Rising Stars Challenge at Staples Center . Simmons put up 11 points, 13 assists, six rebounds and four steals with several highlight-reel plays throughout the contest. "I approach every single game the same way, try to compete, to be the best version of myself that day", a smiling Bogdanovic said after ... (more...)
CURLING CONTROVERSY: What would you have done? CURLING CONTROVERSY: What would you have done?
- February 18, 2018

In the 5th end, one of the Danish players touched a rock on the ice while she was sweeping. With Denmark sitting two, Homan nailed a double-takeout to score four, and take a 6-4 lead at the break. While she's completely allowed to do that, curling fanatics believe Homan broke the code. "If we could get one win we would be really happy, and now we have it". (more...)