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Sports Real Madrid star Bale to play for Wales at China Cup tournament
Author: 0 Real Madrid star Bale to play for Wales at China Cup tournament

Ryan Giggs will begin his career as Wales manager in China next week free to use Gareth Bale in both games after Real Madrid said that they would not need the player back early from the worldwide break. Ramsey is expected to play in Arsenal's Europa League tie against AC Milan on Thursday night, but the 27-year-old will miss the four-team tournament in Nanning which also involves hosts China, the Czech Republic and Uruguay.

Sports Halep advances to Indian Wells semifinals
Author: 0 Halep advances to Indian Wells semifinals

Federer can match his best start to a season if he overcomes Chung in the quarter-finals - he is now 15-0 in 2018, and can equal his 16-0 from 2006 when he was 24-years-old. "I just was more focused on what I have to do, not thinking that much about the wind and what is going on on court". "It was hard conditions to play in today because of the wind", she said.

Sports Holland and rest of Radford bench help Highlanders win in NCAA tournament
Author: 0 Holland and rest of Radford bench help Highlanders win in NCAA tournament

Carlik Jones added 12 points and 11 rebounds for Radford , which moves on to face East Region No. 1 seed Villanova on Thursday in Pittsburgh . They got hot when it counted, having won a season-high five straight. The First Four matchup was a much more fair fight, and Radford led for all but 20 seconds of the first half, going into the break with a 30-28 advantage.

Sports Rabada to play third Test?
Author: 0 Rabada to play third Test?

Rabada was banned for the last two of the ongoing four-match Test series against Australia at home after being found guilty of "deliberately making contact" with visiting captain Steve Smith in the recently-concluded second Test, which the hosts won by six wickets.

Sports Saints owner Tom Benson dies at 90
Author: 0 Saints owner Tom Benson dies at 90

Mr. Benson purchased the Saints on May, 31, 1985. Benson underwent triple-bypass heart surgery in April 2001 and remained in good health until 2014, when he underwent two arthroscopic knee procedures and suffered complications that led to a long recovery.

Sports Gareth Southgate explains why Gary Cahill has been dropped from England squad
Author: 0 Gareth Southgate explains why Gary Cahill has been dropped from England squad

Let us know in the comments section below. Southgate said: "Nick's form has been excellent and its great credit to Burnley and [manager] Sean Dyche that two members of their defensive unit are here". But also smaller countries with small pools of players have done better than us in the recent past. But Southgate has refused to call up the Brighton forward and has instead chosen just three strikers , with Marcus Rashford, Danny Welbeck and Jamie Vardy England's attacking options.

Sports Joe Thomas: Browns' moves won't affect retirement decision
Author: 0 Joe Thomas: Browns' moves won't affect retirement decision

That said, the eighth-year quarterback does share some similar traits in that he is quite mobile can be a legitimate threat with his feet that allows to extend plays or pick yards on the run. The team is rumored to be very interested in the free agent pivot, and although he'd command upwards of $30 million in cap space to sign, he's a high-priced gamble that would stabilize the offense.

Sports Wenger: 'Lacazette out for Milan'
Author: 0 Wenger: 'Lacazette out for Milan'

Meanwhile, Aaron Ramsey is confident Arsenal can get their season back on track. thanks to the Europa League . Arsenal vs AC Milan Predictions - Who Will Win? British media reports said there were thousands of empty seats in Arsenal's 3-0 Premier League win over Watford on Sunday despite the club selling 59,131 tickets, just short of their total capacity of 59,867 seats.

Sports Arizona Cardinals to release Palestine native Adrian Peterson
Author: 0 Arizona Cardinals to release Palestine native Adrian Peterson

If he's still on the roster by Friday, he will be due a bonus of $750,000. It is also reported that Peterson can re-sign with the team later on. The Cardinals acquired Peterson several weeks after starter David Johnson suffered a Week 1 wrist injury, which ruled him out for the rest of the season.

Sports Man United captain Carrick to retire
Author: 0 Man United captain Carrick to retire

You can't live like you've had a career before you've had the career - you've got to earn it". 'Great teammate and one of the best I've played with. He is getting chances to play, and the best way to learn is by being on the pitch. "I am trying to help a lot more because I understand where I am at".

Sports Saints surprisingly sign CB Patrick Robinson
Author: 0 Saints surprisingly sign CB Patrick Robinson

Well, it looks like Patrick Robinson will head back to the team that he started his career with. But Robinson would certainly represent an upgrade over Johnson Bademosi at cornerback and give them a reliable underneath corner. Defensive Rookie of the Year Marshon Lattimore made an instant impact and Ken Crawley emerged as a solid starter. Robinson, 30, was initially a first-round pick by the Saints in 2010 and played his first five seasons in the National Football League in New Orleans.

Sports Roma through to CL quarters
Author: 0 Roma through to CL quarters

Shakhtar, who controlled possession throughout the first half, went down a man in the 79th minute when Ivan Ordets was shown a straight red card for taking down Dzeko from behind just outside the penalty area. Diego Perotti fired straight at Pyatov as Roma chased a second and Dzeko then nearly struck again with a wonderful curling shot that just faded wide, before Shakhtar redoubled their efforts.

Sports Bayern Thump Besiktas To Reach Champions League Last Eight
Author: 0 Bayern Thump Besiktas To Reach Champions League Last Eight

Bayern Munich reached the Champions League quarter-finals for the seventh successive year with a thumping victory over Besiktas . "Without them and without loud support football is without emotions", Heynckes said. Sandro Wagner's goal in the 84th minute made it 3-1, as Bayern advanced to the quarter finals. With 18 minutes gone, Bayern captain Thomas Mueller swung in a cross and the Spain worldwide thumped the ball home from close range.

Sports Mark Hughes in talks over Southampton job
Author: 0 Mark Hughes in talks over Southampton job

They also need to contend with the FA Cup, where they face Wigan Athletic in the quarter finals. Mark Hughes , until his sacking in January the manager at struggling Stoke, is the present bookies' favourite to be appointed. Southampton were thrashed 3-0 by fellow strugglers Newcastle at the weekend and head to embattled West Ham on March 31 in their next Premier League match.

Sports Cousins FA tour starts in Minnesota
Author: 0 Cousins FA tour starts in Minnesota

Cousins' numbers in six seasons in Washington , the past three as a starter, are as good as those of young Drew Brees . He mistakenly tagged the Vikings and Jets in the note on his personal website before quickly removing them, further igniting the rumors of his top destination choices.

Sports Smart out indefinitely with torn thumb tendon
Author: 0 Smart out indefinitely with torn thumb tendon

Smart had his thumb taped up and returned to finish the game. "It's like a sprain right now". The Celtics hobbled through with a 6-5 record during that stretch, testament to how much they will miss Smart again, and with only 15 games left in the regular season.

Sports Arsenal star Aubameyang sends message to Chelsea FC legend
Author: 0 Arsenal star Aubameyang sends message to Chelsea FC legend

The Czech Republic and former Chelsea 'keeper also saved a penalty on his way to bringing up a 200th EPL clean sheet over the last 14 years. After three consecutive league defeats, Arsenal bounced back and prevailed over Watford 3-0 in an English Premier League (EPL) game that saw the Gunners' German midfielder Ozil reach a career milestone.

Sports Castro trusts his team's ability to defeat Man United
Author: 0 Castro trusts his team's ability to defeat Man United

Sevilla coach Vincenzo Montella was also keen to move on from Saturday's 2-0 loss to Valencia and focus on a potentially historic European tie. "He keeps in contact with us and let us know where we are at". Meanwhile, Jose Mourinho has taken a swipe at former Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer. An already volatile situation between fans and club ownership boiled over, resulting in fights in the crowd, pitch invasions by irate supporters and owners David Gold and David Sullivan being ...

Author: 0 Mourinho shrugs off criticism from 'worst manager' De Boer

YOU can lambaste Jose Mourinho for his - at times - pragmatic approach to football or if you disagree with how he deals with the press but one thing you cannot question is his approach to Marcus Rashford . Simon Kjaer returns to the first XI, while Jesus Navas is not involved on his first return to Manchester since leaving United's neighbours City.

Sports Mourinho advises Real Madrid on De Gea chase
Author: 0 Mourinho advises Real Madrid on De Gea chase

But Mourinho has warned his former employers off pursuing De Gea. "I see him (De Gea) here". "I think he will stay", Mourinho told La Sexta ahead of the last-16 clash at Old Trafford. De Gea has enjoyed another stellar season for United, keeping a Premier League-best 15 clean sheets this term to help Mourinho's men occupy second position behind runaway leaders Manchester City .

Sports Sam Bradford is returning to the NFC West
Author: 0 Sam Bradford is returning to the NFC West

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , he can make up to $40 million two seasons. According to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero, the Buffalo Bills have "some interest" in Minnesota Vikings' quarterback Sam Bradford . After restructuring his contract last year, Robison said he wanted to play two more years with the Vikings and likely retire after the 2018 season.

Sports Rabada banned for remaining Tests against Australia due to 'inappropriate' conduct
Author: 0 Rabada banned for remaining Tests against Australia due to 'inappropriate' conduct

Kagiso Rabada's 11-wicket haul in the second Test at St George's Park against Australia has propelled him back to the top of the MRF Tyres ICC Test Rankings for bowlers. It was a short flick of two players and you'd get one or two demerit points as a slap on the wrist because it wasn't full-body contact. Warner accepted a Level 2 offence and was fined 75% of his match fee by the ICC over the incident, but avoided a one-Test ban.

Sports Malcolm Butler reportedly will sign 5-year deal with Titans
Author: 0 Malcolm Butler reportedly will sign 5-year deal with Titans

Building on that success , he earned a Pro Bowl nod in his second season, won a second title in his third season and led the 2017 Patriots defense in snaps before the Super Bowl controversy closed out his fourth year. Butler later denied any off-field misconduct, saying he never missed a curfew or do anything to hurt the Patriots' chances. A player with his resume will certainly have suitors, and thus far, at least three teams have been reported to have their eyes on the 28-year-old.

Sports Venus Williams stops sister Serena at Indian Wells
Author: 0 Venus Williams stops sister Serena at Indian Wells

But while there were flashes, she "isn't there yet", as she has reiterated a few times this week. Wozniacki said the court conditions were hard but she managed to make adjustments. They sat with their backs to each other, with Serena on the back of the cart with Beats headphones over her ears. "I'm playing a completely different player, new challenges".

Sports Green Bay Packers release wide receiver Jordy Nelson, per report
Author: 0 Green Bay Packers release wide receiver Jordy Nelson, per report

Teams can not officially sign players until Wednesday, March 14, but a big chunk of high profile free agents have already reached agreements with new teams. Nelson saw his production drop last season after Rodgers broke his collarbone. Wednesday marks the beginning of the National Football League calendar year when free agency commences and trades can be finalized.

Sports Neymar's Return To Barcelona Will Be 'Awesome,' Coutinho Says
Author: 0 Neymar's Return To Barcelona Will Be 'Awesome,' Coutinho Says

He might have just joined Paris Saint-Germain in a world-record deal last summer but Brazil hotshot Neymar could be leaving the French capital this summer. Brazil's national team are hoping he will be back to full fitness in time to help lead them at the World Cup starting in Russian Federation on June 14.

Sports PACERS 99, CELTICS 97: Banged-up C's can't finish comeback
Author: 0 PACERS 99, CELTICS 97: Banged-up C's can't finish comeback

But, I'm going to grow more and more confident down there. "I think (rest) will probably be the best thing, just instead of kind of hoping it gets better over the two or three days than it usually does". The Pacers then turned to Myles Turner in the post--an area of concern all season long for Indiana-and the big fella answered with an aggressive go-ahead basket through Boston forward Marcus Morris.

Sports Bills trade tackle Cordy Glenn for draft pick
Author: 0 Bills trade tackle Cordy Glenn for draft pick

According to Peter Schrager of NFL Network , the teams will swap first-round picks, Bills moving to 11th overall and Bengals moving to 21st overall. As for the Bengals, Glenn, 28, will be a much-needed addition to an offensive line that has needed to grow. He is under contract through 2020 and the Bengals are inheriting that deal, with $7.25 million base salaries in 2019 and 2020 and more $2 million roster bonuses.

Sports Lonzo Ball praises Julius Randle as Lakers' 'enforcer'
Author: 0 Lonzo Ball praises Julius Randle as Lakers' 'enforcer'

Randle has been on a tear since being inserted into the starting lineup at the beginning of the season, but this was the best performance of his career. for the most part."With the loss, the Cavs slipped to fourth in the East and had their seven-game winning streak against the Lakers snapped. LeBron James finished with 24 points, 10 rebounds, and seven assists".

Sports Dolphins will release Ndamukong Suh
Author: 0 Dolphins will release Ndamukong Suh

Suh, 31, appears to have known the Dolphins planned to release him, as he posted a video from Seattle early Monday morning in which he said, "Stay tuned". "There will be some exciting news going on". The Dolphins will likely look to move on from the three-time, all-pro defensive tackle as a defensive tackle has a limited number of ways to impact the game.

Sports Drew Brees, Saints taking contract talks down to the wire
Author: 0 Drew Brees, Saints taking contract talks down to the wire

Perhaps the Vikings make some bonkers offer - more than $30 million per season. The Saints dealt Graham and a mid-round pick to the Seattle Seahawks in exchange for C Max Unger and the 31st overall pick three years ago. Brees could walk away from New Orleans and get paid more money and have just as good of a chance to win elsewhere. The 39-year-old future Hall-of-Famer presumably is chasing after another Super Bowl ring before his career ends.

Sports Paul Pogba Misses Man United Training Ahead of Sevilla Clash
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United drew 0-0 with the Spanish side in the first leg and come into the second-leg clash on the back of three consecutive victories in the Premier League . "We won 2-1 against Liverpool on Saturday and at the end of the game there were some who said it was a disaster". They have two wins and two losses in their last four Liga matches since the first leg against Manchester United , and both losses have come at home.

Sports Ben Stokes pleads not guilty to affray
Author: 0 Ben Stokes pleads not guilty to affray

England allrounder Ben Stokes is set to miss this summer's second Test match against India after pleading not guilty to affray in the ongoing case related to a Bristol nightclub scuffle in September, which means that the matter will be tried by a jury.

Sports Ireland move up to second in World Rugby rankings
Author: 0 Ireland move up to second in World Rugby rankings

Joe Schmidt believes Ireland boast a crop of players to stand comparison with the Grand Slam winning team of 2009. Jones said: "I don't [think we need personnel changes], I think we have the best players here". Conor Murray says victory for Ireland over England at Twickenham on Saturday would be the greatest of his life, and possibly the greatest in the history of Irish rugby .

Sports SU women's basketball No. 8 seed in NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 SU women's basketball No. 8 seed in NCAA Tournament

The annual announcement of the NCAA Tournament field immediately leads to the cries of foul play from fans who felt their team was seeded too low, got a bad draw or got snubbed from the field altogether. It went 10-6 in the ACC before getting upset by Virginia Tech in the first round of the ACC Tournament on March 1. They had their chances to take care of business and get in.

Sports Robbie Savage tips Mark Hughes to replace Mauricio Pellegrino at Southampton
Author: 0 Robbie Savage tips Mark Hughes to replace Mauricio Pellegrino at Southampton

Southampton Manager Mauricio Pellegrino during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Southampton at St.James' Park on March 10, 2018, in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. "I observed some players who gave up and we can not show this, to be honest", he told reporters at his post-match press conference. We already had a bit of pace with [Christian] Atsu and [Jacob] Murphy, and the ability and workrate of [Matt] Ritchie, but Kenedy is good on the ball, he does not give it ...

Sports Man City seek end to unhappy Mondays at Stoke
Author: 0 Man City seek end to unhappy Mondays at Stoke

But that game is four weeks away with City now facing a 19-day break before their next fixture. It also means that Manchester City could make clinching the title, at home to United, a real possibility. "I know everyone wants to anticipate the situations, when we will win the title". Again, I keep going back to Stoke's awful recent record against the big clubs and if they are going to lose this game by two or three, possibly more, then it's likely that Guardiola's men will score early.