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Sports Gary Neville Backs Jamie Carragher To Keep His Job
Author: 0 Gary Neville Backs Jamie Carragher To Keep His Job

In a video of the incident, the teenager's father repeatedly mentioned the scoreline in Manchester United's 2-1 victory over Liverpool . His 14-year-old daughter said it hit her before pleading with her father to stop filming. "He looked at me and waved, I waved back and then he put his window down", he narrated. Football fans reacted with anger to Carragher's spitting shame.

Sports 'Hallmarks of genocide' in Myanmar: UN expert
Author: 0 'Hallmarks of genocide' in Myanmar: UN expert

Evidence of Myanmar's ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya minority continues to mount as Amnesty International revealed the Burmese military is now conducting a "land grab" of areas where the besieged community used to live. The new Amnesty report, " Remaking Rakhine State ", uses satellite imagery and interviews to point to a rapid increase in military infrastructure and other construction since the start of the year that researchers say amounts to a "land grab".

Sports Valspar Championship: England's Paul Casey beats Tiger Woods by one shot
Author: 0 Valspar Championship: England's Paul Casey beats Tiger Woods by one shot

He was at 9-under 204 and will play with Justin Rose (66), who joined Woods and Snedeker at one shot behind. "But it will be cool". 'It's hard because when I play in my weeks off or practice, it feels pretty good. And to think five months ago, Woods wasn't sure if he would ever be able to compete at a high level. And here he is, one shot out of the lead, and knowing that his work is not done.

Sports Hashim Amla wary of reverse-swing as South Africa edge ahead
Author: 0 Hashim Amla wary of reverse-swing as South Africa edge ahead

Kagiso Rabada could miss the remainder of South Africa's Test series against Australia after being charged with a code of conduct breach for his shoulder brush with opposition captain Steve Smith . South Africa struck again after the break, as Philander prolonged Usman Khawaja's slump in foreign conditions, before recalled paceman Lungi Ngidi bowled the ideal inswinger to disturb Warner's stumps.

Sports ALL train lines through Manchester blocked due to protest on tracks
Author: 0 ALL train lines through Manchester blocked due to protest on tracks

Around 100 protesters holding the so-called flags of the terrorist group invaded one of the two biggest stations in Manchester before moving onto tracks. 'Passengers are advised that all lines are suspended in and out of Manchester Piccadilly. Police were called shortly after 1pm and all trains through the station stopped, with knock-on effects nationwide.

Sports Cartwright works OT for Friars in Big East tourney win over Creighton
Author: 0 Cartwright works OT for Friars in Big East tourney win over Creighton

It looked like they might pull off a second win against a potential NCAA Tournament No. 1 seed in as many days. The Blue Devils missed their first 14 shots from the floor and made 18 turnovers. The Friars appeared to be fighting fatigue, a product of the two overtime contests they had previously won. The game got so intense, that Friars head coach Ed Cooley's trousers ripped.

Sports Pelicans' Anthony Davis notches first career triple-double on 25th birthday
Author: 0 Pelicans' Anthony Davis notches first career triple-double on 25th birthday

The Utah rookie scored 18 points in just over five minutes, flipping a deficit to a lead for the Jazz (37-30) at a crucial stretch of the second half, just as it looked as though New Orleans was ready to pull away. Utah finished with a 55-38 rebounding advantage. Only four games separate the No. 3 seed in the West from the 10th. While the 25-year-old has been a key factor for New Orleans ever since it selected him with the No.

Sports Everton ease the pressure on Allardyce
Author: 0 Everton ease the pressure on Allardyce

That was the striker's second goal in two matches, coming after giving Everton the lead in a 2-1 defeat at Turf Moor last weekend against Burnley . Instead of Schneiderlin, Allardyce took the decision to use Wayne Rooney as his holding midfielder and this perhaps more than anything shows that he hasn't given up, that he's willing to find radical solutions in an attempt to improve Everton's position.

Sports South Africa apologise to Australia on Sonny Bill Williams mask incident
Author: 0 South Africa apologise to Australia on Sonny Bill Williams mask incident

Both officials are under investigation for associating themselves with the unsavoury attempt to embarrass Warner and wife Candice, who had attended day one at St George's Park with the couple's two children. The left-hander was fined 15 per cent of his match fee in 2014 for accusing AB de Villiers of ball tampering at the same venue. CSA's statement quoted president Chris Nenzani as saying‚ "On behalf of CSA I extend my honest apologies to the board of Cricket Australia‚ its officials‚ team ...

Sports Cech penalty save crucial to victory - Wenger
Author: 0 Cech penalty save crucial to victory - Wenger

But Petr Cech got his fingertips to Troy Deeney's spot kick, nudging the ball onto the post and back out, to roars of approval from the home crowd. That made him the first goalkeeper to reach 200 clean sheets in England's top division and Wenger believes the Czech's situation over the last week provides a measure of Cech's "humility" and "intelligence".

Sports New York Giants to release Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie
Author: 0 New York Giants to release Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

The move saves the Giants $6.5 million against the salary cap, upping their available space to around $26.5 million entering the free agency negotiation period on Monday, following the recent trade for Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree and Saturday's release of punter Brad Wing .

Sports Serena Williams continues to win in BNP Paribas Open
Author: 0 Serena Williams continues to win in BNP Paribas Open

I have such a long way to go", Serena said. Serena Williams went next, beating No. 29 seed Kiki Bertens, 7-6 (5), 7-5, in a tight match full of high-velocity rallies and abrupt shifts in momentum. Controversy brewed in 2001 when the sisters were scheduled to meet in the semi-finals of Indian Wells but Venus withdrew, handing Serena a walkover.

Sports Man City trio face fitness tests ahead of Stoke trip
Author: 0 Man City trio face fitness tests ahead of Stoke trip

Fabian Delph is like this, like that (uncertain)", Guardiola told reporters on Friday. City , with the League Cup already in the bag, are virtually certain to win the Premier League title and are among the favourites to lift the Champions League for the first time in their history.

Sports McDonough out, Tessitore in at 'Monday Night…
Author: 0 McDonough out, Tessitore in at 'Monday Night…

Manning has been a hot commodity in the National Football League broadcasting circuit, with ESPN looking to replace lead MNF analyst Jon Gruden, now the head coach of the Oakland Raiders . Now, it appears Gruden's former " MNF " partner will be leaving the program as well. He has called multiple sports in his career, including marquee events such as the World Series, NCAA Final Four, and the Olympics.

Sports Vols roll past Arkansas 84-66, headed to SEC Tourney championship
Author: 0 Vols roll past Arkansas 84-66, headed to SEC Tourney championship

All along, there was one thing about Tennessee that Kentucky just couldn't replicate: experience. Tennessee led 2-0 off a Jordan Bone feed to Grant Williams , who had a defender sealed in the post for an easy layup. To begin the half, UT was 1-of-8 from the floor. Knox leads Kentucky in scoring with 15.6 points per game while Washington leads the Wildcats in rebounding with 5.5 boards per game and Gilgeous-Alexander leads the Wildcats in assists with 5.1 assists per game this ...

Sports Bienvenido Ciro! - Messi confirms birth of third child
Author: 0 Bienvenido Ciro! - Messi confirms birth of third child

He and Mom are very well. Suarez opened the scoring in the 15th minute moments after Malaga goalkeeper Roberto Jimenez did well to get low and frustrate Barcelona's first of many scoring chances. Last weekend, Messi netted the only goal of the game as Barcelona recorded a 1-0 victory over title rivals Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou. They host Chelsea in the return leg of the Champions League last 16 on Thursday morning (Singapore time ), after a 1-1 first-leg draw last month.

Sports North Carolina vs. Duke
Author: 0 North Carolina vs. Duke

By losing the last two regular-season games, North Carolina slipped out of double-bye position in the ACC standings to the sixth seed. Those extra points came in handy later in the game when UNC went into survival mode. The Cavaliers actually got tested for a while in the first half against Clemson . In the last calendar year there were the epic NCAA Tournament wins over Arkansas and Kentucky, a comeback to win at Tennessee this season, rallying to beat Wake Forest in the ACC opener, ...

Sports You have to suffer - Wenger reveals support from Ferguson
Author: 0 You have to suffer - Wenger reveals support from Ferguson

They can come, want to play and want to win the game. Watford travel to the Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon in the Premier League to tackle an Arsenal side whose recent form until Thursday's 2-0 victory over AC Milan in the Europa League, has been woeful.

Sports City defeated, but sails into the last eight
Author: 0 City defeated, but sails into the last eight

It was not enough to prevent Pep Guardiola's side progressing to the quarter-finals, with Gabriel Jesus' early goal helping them to an overall 5-2 aggregate success, but it was still an unexpected slip. Guardiola remains wary of facing Jose Mourinho's United side on April 7, and says his team will turn into "spectators" after training on Saturday morning as they wait to face Stoke on Monday.

Sports Raptors halt Rockets' 17-game winning streak
Author: 0 Raptors halt Rockets' 17-game winning streak

Houston, meanwhile, missed all five of its 3-point attempts in the frame and didn't find its rhythm in the second. Despite their struggles from 3-point range, Houston chipped away and knotted the score at 102-102 on a 3-pointer by Harden with 2:10 left.

Author: 0 Neymar Linked With A Shock Return To Barca

Neymar has told Barcelona that he wishes to return to Camp Nou. In late January, media reports said that Neymar would join Real if he helped PSG win the 2017/2018 Champions League . Real Madrid have been the club most persistently linked with a move for Neymar, with Zinedine Zidane talking up the striker just this week. When quizzed about reports suggesting that Neymar is on his way back to Camp Nou, Valverde said: "It seems to be a fantasy and we do not know where it came from or where ...

Sports National Digest: Neighbor pleads guilty in attack on Sen. Rand Paul
Author: 0 National Digest: Neighbor pleads guilty in attack on Sen. Rand Paul

The Nov. 3 incident between the two men left Kentucky's junior senator with broken ribs and led to Paul being treated for pneumonia. His attorney Matt Baker says the retired physician is ready to put the ordeal behind him. When the U.S. Attorney's Office charged Boucher in January, it said Boucher had signed a plea agreement . In comments to police, Boucher indicated the attack was not politically motivated, according to court documents.

Author: 0 Packers reportedly add DeShone Kizer in Damarious Randall trade with Browns

The trade conversations surely were comfortable ones for Gutekunst, given that the Browns are now essentially Green Bay East with general manager John Dorsey and top personnel lieutenants Eliot Wolf and Alonzo Highsmith all being ex-Packers personnel staffers who worked with Gutekunst at 1265 Lombardi Avenue.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo brace edges Real Madrid to victory at Eibar
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo brace edges Real Madrid to victory at Eibar

Zinedine Zidane had insisted the success in Paris was now "forgotten" and his starting line-up suggested as much, with Karim Benzema the only key player rested. However, Eibar managed to level matters five minutes into the second half when Iván Ramis powered a header into the bottom corner after meeting a cross from Leon.

Sports Noble defends reaction to West Ham pitch invader
Author: 0 Noble defends reaction to West Ham pitch invader

A third successive Premier League defeat saw West Ham slip closer to the relegation zone and Moyes accepts his side are going through a hard spell. Icelandic winger Gudmundsson has been one of the stand-out Burnley players this season, scoring twice and setting up six goals as well as many more chances with his excellent delivery from the left.

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

Vinny Curry remains to be an interesting player going forward for the Eagles , considering there were original reports of the team releasing him, but now it seems like Philadelphia will try to find a trading partner for the defensive end, especially after the trade for Pro-Bowl DE Michael Bennett .

Sports AS Roma set to rekindle interest in Riyad Mahrez
Author: 0 AS Roma set to rekindle interest in Riyad Mahrez

Pep Guardiola's side had four bids rejected for the Algeria worldwide during the January transfer window, including an offer worth £60 million. "Manchester City is a good move for everyone, but it's the past". It's behind me and if we start talking about this it's like coming back to this transfer window. The Italian newspaper state his performances will have "negatively impacted" his value, although we're not too sure about that, and that, with three years left on his contract, Leicester ...

Sports Canada's unveils new vertical $10 bill featuring Viola Desmond
Author: 0 Canada's unveils new vertical $10 bill featuring Viola Desmond

Born in 1914, Desmond rose to prominence as an entrepreneur, selling her own line of hair and skin products at a time when few local beauty schools accepted black students. In 2010, the government of Nova Scotia issued an apology to Desmond, for prosecuting her and acknowledged her courage in resisting racial discrimination.

Author: 0 Browns reach deal to acquire WR Jarvis Landry from Dolphins

Exact terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed. Landry has been selected to three consecutive Pro Bowls and has 400 receptions, a record for a fourth-year player. The Dolphins franchise-tagged Landry, because they didn't want to lose the receiver without getting compensation. A trade is "not imminent" and the Dolphins are over the cap, making them an unlikely suitor for free agents.

Sports Rangers face first real pressure, says Celtic boss Rodgers
Author: 0 Rangers face first real pressure, says Celtic boss Rodgers

Obviously they're always big matches and exciting to play in. Sunderland must be anxious about losing players in the summer window with a drop down to League One looking more likely than not right now. Murty said: 'Russell felt a disruption in his back and we have de-loaded him, we are going to see how he goes with a bit of treatment. "I'm just going game by game".

Sports Warriors' Green says Pelicans' Davis could beat Harden for MVP
Author: 0 Warriors' Green says Pelicans' Davis could beat Harden for MVP

The Pelicans (38-26) have been doing just that during their winning streak, averaging 124.9 points per game. New Orleans has scored 100 or more points in each of the wins, setting another team record. This is good news for the Pelicans after AD rolled his ankle as he stepped on Kosta Koufos' foot and he was unable to return on Wednesday. To that end, they could be getting some unexpected help on Friday.

Sports Mets vs Phillies to be first Major League Baseball game broadcasted on Facebook
Author: 0 Mets vs Phillies to be first Major League Baseball game broadcasted on Facebook

Last season Facebook live streamed 20 Major League Baseball games, but it was part of a national simulcast of a team's local television broadcast. Major League Baseball will release the broadcast schedule a month at a time, to allow for more flexibility and the ability to stream games later in the season that may have more playoff implications.

Sports Titans inform DeMarco Murray that he'll be released
Author: 0 Titans inform DeMarco Murray that he'll be released

Murray started 15 games for the Titans last season, but his production was way down. It was set to pay him $6.5 million in 2018 and $6.75 million in 2019, but the Titans will not take on any dead money by releasing him. Last season, the Giants were led by impending free agent Orleans Darkwa's 751 yards, and Wayne Gallman's 476 and as a team finished ranked just No.

Sports Rockets extend winning streak
Author: 0 Rockets extend winning streak

Chris Paul had 25 points and five assists, while James Harden had 23 points and 11 dishes. While the Bucks have gone through their own struggles of late, the Rockets arrived in Milwaukee searching for a 17th consecutive win and hoping to consolidate their position as the Western Conference's best ranked team .

Sports Tiger tied for eighth after one round at Valspar
Author: 0 Tiger tied for eighth after one round at Valspar

As a Tiger homer, and someone who has continuously said that Tiger isn't done yet even through all the questions regarding his health, this pleases me greatly. Once they got cleared out I figured I could put some speed into the thing. He's coming of a T9 (tied for ninth) finish at the WGC-Mexico Championship on Sunday after finishing T6 one week earlier at the Genesis Open, while playing on the notoriously tricky club at Riviera.

Sports Texas A&M Basketball: 3 takeaways from loss to Alabama in SEC Tournament
Author: 0 Texas A&M Basketball: 3 takeaways from loss to Alabama in SEC Tournament

Each presents unique challenges. Alabama hadn't controlled a game the way it did this one for a long time. They're deep, they're long, they're athletic. The Tide had lost five straight coming into the SEC Tournament but now advance to the semifinals Saturday with a record of 19-14. The trend continued throughout the contest: Missouri made a run, Georgia responded.

Sports Cricket board introduces new A category, relegates Dhoni, Ashwin
Author: 0 Cricket board introduces new A category, relegates Dhoni, Ashwin

Virat Kohli , Rohit Sharma , Shikhar Dhawan , Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah have been clubbed in Grade A +. Meanwhile, 19 women cricketers have been given contracts across three categories. Vinod Rai revealed that the idea of a new Grade A + came from Kohli and Dhoni. Grade A players - Mithali Raj , Jhulan Goswami , Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana - will pocket a sum of INR 50 lacs each while Grade B and Grade C women players will receive INR 30 lacs each and INR ...

Sports Emre Can denies Juventus contract claims
Author: 0 Emre Can denies Juventus contract claims

Juventus have been heavily linked with him, but Can has said that he could sign for any club, including Liverpool , who remain his priority. "Why not? We have shown in the past few seasons we can beat all the English clubs". Their 28 goals scored so far are the most by any side this season, and of the four clubs that have advanced they are the only ones to have shut their opponents out over two legs.