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by | March 18, 2017 | 01:41

Stewart Downing was at the heart of Aitor Karanka's sacking at Middlesbrough. With Boro now 19th, without a league win since mid-December and having scored only three goals in their last 10 league games, Agnew faces quite a challenge and knows it.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:36

West Bromwich Albion head into their Premier League clash with Arsenal at The Hawthorns aware that they must deliver a positive response to back-to-back defeats if they want to hold realistic hopes of achieving seventh place at the end of the season.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:44

New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew has desribed the possibility of such a match as "highly unlikely". Yet in a frustrating quirk of the worldwide schedule, the game's two in-form teams are not now scheduled to meet until late 2018, with the All Blacks in negotiations to secure a match against the Barbarians in November.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:40

Northwestern hit both free throws and took the lead, throwing Fisher-Davis in line with Chris Webber for devastating mental letdowns in the NCAA tournament. Fisher-Davis apparently believed his team was still losing and needed to foul. The game broke McIntosh's streak of seven straight games of scoring in double figures, and it was also his worst shooting performance since mid-February.

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:48

Lawes was understandably satisfied with England's enterprising display against Scotland, but quickly turned his attention towards next Saturday's visit to the Aviva Stadium. Ireland was responsible for ending New Zealand's winning streak with a 40-29 win in Chicago. There are no mind games this week, but he has talked up England's physicality, saying they will peak this weekend.

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:43

Opposing skipper Faf du Plessis was drawn to comment on the New Zealand team and believes that the Black Caps will axe one of their spinners in favour of a seam bowler while they will feel the loss of Boult acutely. Two of them were known in advance - Neil Broom making his debut for the injured Ross Taylor and Tim Southee returning for Trent Boult - while Mitchell Santner has also lost his place to Colin de Grandhomme.

by | March 15, 2017 | 01:17

Seven of the last nine times a side has lost 1-2 away from home in a Champions League 1st leg knockout tie, have failed to go on and progress to the next round. Undoubtedly buoyed by all of this as well the drastic shift in performance over the past three weeks since the second leg, Leicester started the game much higher up the pitch than might have been expected, while Sevilla seemed a little sapped of some of the energy they showed in the first leg.

by | March 15, 2017 | 01:12

Shields did not play after he suffered a Week 1 concussion last season. While the Packers lost a fixture at running back on Tuesday, they are set to fill a spot in the secondary with a familiar face. The Jaguars released him on March 6th, making him a street free agent, and the Packers were rumored to have interest in him nearly immediately. Last year, Lang became the most senior member of the line after Green Bay released All-Pro left guard Josh Sitton just before the season started.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:48

Reports had suggested that the CGF was weighing up its options and that a decision was expected this week, but on Monday afternoon reports across the country began calling the news. But the CGF may want to avoid consecutive Games in Australia as the Gold Coast is due the event next year. Mbalula said of South Africa's concerns over hosting the event: "We gave it our best shot but we can't go beyond".

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:47

One of those teams in each matchup is overseeded. Despite the fact that OR has lost Chris Boucher for the rest of the year, that's a team that should still be able to find a way to make the Sweet Sixteen. Michigan State G Miles Bridges: This might be the weakest Spartans' team in years, but Bridges is worth the price of admission. That said, this region lacks the top-end star power of the East and South.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:46

After the November internationals, Irish fans were in buoyant mood, with many tipping Ireland as pre-tournament favourites and potential Grand Slam contenders. Wales denied Ireland any tries in a defensive shut-out Edwards branded the best rearguard performance in his coaching tenure dating back to 2008.

by | March 13, 2017 | 01:29

The Cooks trade doesn't necessarily close the door on the Saints continuing their pursuit of Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler , the hero of Super Bowl XLIX with his last second goal-line interception that preserved a 28-24 victory against the Seahawks.

by | March 13, 2017 | 01:27

In the Texans' divisional round playoff loss to the Patriots, he threw one touchdown and three interceptions while completing just 57.5 percent of his passes for 197 yards. ESPN's Adam Schefter was the first to report the deal Thursday. Just like that, the Texans admitted their mistake with Osweiler and moved on with the least amount of damage: a sunk $37 million in Osweiler and a 2018 second round pick.

by | March 13, 2017 | 01:26

They are 4-9 lifetime in the NCAA Tournament . And sure, it's tough to penalize a team for losing late in the conference tournament, but Duke had enough buzz heading into Sunday to put UNC's No. The Gamecocks were revealed as one of the 68 participants in the 2017 NCAA Tourney on Selection Sunday and were pegged as a 7 seed in the East Region .

by | March 13, 2017 | 01:26

George North goes in for a try . Rival scrum-halves Rhys Webb and Conor Murray, hookers Ken Owens and Rory Best, plus all four flankers in Sam Warburton, Justin Tipuric, CJ Stander and Sean O'Brien, for instance - so it is a selection shop window packed with high-class items.

by | March 12, 2017 | 01:10

The durable Timmons has 981 career tackles, 35.5 sacks and 12 interceptions in 10 National Football League seasons. Timmons gets $11 million guaranteed. Once he did start, he never left. The Steelers tend to look within their own ranks to replace veteran players and this will be no different in the case of Timmons replacement.

by | March 12, 2017 | 01:06

There are a lot of discussions on the field in hard situations, so you could minimise these discussions and give the ref a little bit of time to make the right decisions. In this moment I'm not sure we will win against Burnley but I'm quite optimistic, because if I can bring our boys on to the pitch and not expect an easy game.

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:53

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by | March 11, 2017 | 00:49

Goodwood bosses have paid tribute to John Surtees - the only man to win world championships on two wheels and four. Awarded an OBE in the 2008 Birthday Honours, he was created a CBE in the 2016 New Year Honours for services to motorsport .

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:48

The officer noted a sticker affixed to the back of the license that read, "I [heart symbol] Jesus/Tim Tebow". The report says that Thompson indicated the Colorado address on her driver's license was not current. Officers instructed Thompson to get back into her auto and leave St. Lucie County. Thompson responded, "All of the above", according to police. He's a minor-leaguer in Mets camp this spring, but his celebrity - from the football field to TV to his place as a religious role model - ...

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:49

However, Young will compete with veteran Kevin Glenn, 37, Canadian Brandon Bridge and Americans G.J. Kinne, Jake Waters and Bryan Bennett, all of whom have time invested into the Canadian game. "I reached out to Leigh". He announced his retirement in 2014, but Saskatchewan has kept him on its negotiation list in case he made a decision to resume playing.

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:43

As has been the case throughout this entire process, the two main contenders for Romo's services are expected to be the Denver Broncos and the Houston Texans . In a injury-plagued year, he threw for 1,100 yards and had six touchdown passes and gave up six interceptions. The Broncos, of course will have a limit on what they are willing to pay to Romo.

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:42

At more than $9 million per season, Wagner will set a new pay standard for right tackles in the NFL. Reiff started 15 games at right tackle past year after spending the previous three seasons as quarterback Matthew Stafford's blindside protector at left tackle.

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:41

Purple Carrot's CEO Levitt said the company is "very happy" with the response so far. Brady focused on pliability and ingesting high-quality ingredients (as well as removing freaky things like mushrooms and tomatoes from his diet) and it has obviously worked out, given his production at his advanced age.

by | March 08, 2017 | 00:50

It appears the Raiders have gotten over a major hurdle, but now they will still need to get the necessary votes at the owners meeting coming up later this month. "That is not something that is consistent with our policies. not likely a stadium, either". Bank of America will finance the building of the stadium.

by | March 07, 2017 | 00:53

Areas as close as Manhattan are already under a Red Flag Warning. Winds will gust to 25 miles per hour around the area Tuesday. A RED FLAG WARNING for extreme fire danger is also in effect from 8 a.m. Red Flag Warnings can change throughout the day as the National Weather Service offices around the country update and revise their forecasts. A strong late season cold front will sweep over Colorado on Monday causing falling temperatures, mountain snow, and very gusty winds.

by | March 07, 2017 | 00:50

Conte won the Champions League as a player with Juventus in 1996, and is fully aware that while Chelsea remain on course for a fifth Premier League title, Europe's elite competition is a different proposition. A Chelsea spokesman said that the clubs had been in contact over... Chelsea's latest win took them 10 points clear of the chasing pack with just 11 games left to play.

by | March 06, 2017 | 01:01

With the ATP 1000 tournaments at Indian Wells and Miami coming up this month, Murray could extend his lead over Djokovic and the rest by winning either event. The service box seemed to shrink to the size of a shoe box as Andy Murray struggled to find the right fit. "I want to keep that going now". Shortly after, the world number one went down with shingles, a condition he has now recovered from.

by | March 06, 2017 | 01:03

Steven Gerrard, the former Liverpool captain, said: "Without Alexis Sanchez, Arsenal haven't got any world-class players". I don't deny Alexis Sánchez is a good player, I bought him, and it was not an easy decision to leave him out, but I have to stand by it.

by | March 06, 2017 | 00:55

The 6-foot-5, 272-pound pass rusher put up an impressive 33 reps in the bench press before doing this in the 40-yard dash... Garrett, who's been compared to premier National Football League pass rushers such as Von Miller and Julius Peppers, clocked a 4.64-second time in the 40-yard dash Sunday.