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Sport Poroshenko stands for boycott of 2018 World Cup Russia
Author: 0 Poroshenko stands for boycott of 2018 World Cup Russia

The uses of the VAR system was approved earlier this month by the rule-making body IFAB, despite controversy in some of the competitions where it has been trialled over the time taken to make decisions and lack of information for spectators.

Sport Twitter reacts to MI knocking out Houston on buzzer-beater
Author: 0 Twitter reacts to MI knocking out Houston on buzzer-beater

All the Cougars had to do was make two free throws and Devin Davis, who started the game 8-for-8 at the free throw line, was shooting. After a timeout, Isaiah Livers passed the ball in to Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman near midcourt, who turned to find freshman Jordan Poole well beyond the arc on the wing.

Author: 0 Minnesota Vikings bring back DT Dylan Bradley in free agency

Sheldon Richardson will play for his third team in as many seasons this year. The Minnesota Vikings have officially come to a one-year deal with defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson . It's not hard to see why he'd want to join the Vikings after leaving Seattle as with the Jets, as well, as he's accustomed to playing within great defenses.

Sport Roger Federer Sets Up Hyeon Chung Clash, Addresses Djokovic Similarities
Author: 0 Roger Federer Sets Up Hyeon Chung Clash, Addresses Djokovic Similarities

Federer, a five-time champion and last year's victor at the ATP 1000 event, is yet to drop a set at the tournament in 2018 and that continued with a 7-5 6-4 victory. Cuevas saved two more match points in the ninth game but his luck finally ran out. Coric next plays No. 7 Kevin Anderson of South Africa, who beat No.

Sport Stormy Daniels' Friend Confirms Affair With Trump, Says He Listened To Calls
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels' Friend Confirms Affair With Trump, Says He Listened To Calls

Basta is Italian for "enough". The existence of the agreement was first reported by The Wall Street Journal in January, and Daniels soon began speaking publicly, though not directly about her alleged affair with Trump. In the clip, which was verified by CNN after Clem removed it from his Twitch streaming account to avoid unwanted publicity, "Daniels can be heard describing an affair she had with a wealthy man that took place in Nevada less than a year before her radio appearance".

Sport Kyrie Irving Won't Play Wednesday vs. Wizards Because of Knee Injury
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving Won't Play Wednesday vs. Wizards Because of Knee Injury

The prospect of playing in pain, if the injury is not subject to further damage, is not a problem for Smart. "(They're) waiting for that second opinion", the source said yesterday. Smart's right hand was later put in a cast, and he expressed confidence that "it will be all right". Himmelsbach reported the situation "doesn't look good" for Smart.

Sport Man United vs Sevilla: how and where to watch
Author: 0 Man United vs Sevilla: how and where to watch

He has not played since Dec 26. That is a marked contrast to last season when they finished sixth and had to win the Europa League to earn a place back in the continent's elite club competition. The decision to not go looking for an away goal against a side that has lost heavily to the likes of Spartak Moscow, Eibar and Real Betis this season will come back to haunt Mourinho if United fail to progress.

Sport Bills reportedly trade OT Glenn to Bengals
Author: 0 Bills reportedly trade OT Glenn to Bengals

The Bills will be sending Glenn to the Bengals, along with the 21st overall pick in the NFL Draft . The Bills will also acquire the Bengals sixth-round pick and the Bengals receive a fifth. The contract while paying Glenn top tackle money is low risk in the sense that the Bengals would not be shelling out dead cap money if they chose to move on from Glenn.

Sport Richard Sherman to visit with the Lions
Author: 0 Richard Sherman to visit with the Lions

He was released by the team on Friday. Health will surely play a role in the type of contract Sherman receives in free agency. According to another report, the 49ers aren't the only team interested in Sherman. On Friday, Sherman told ESPN's Josina Anderson he will be back running on the treadmill next week. If he joined the 49ers, Sherman would also be reunited with his partner for one of the most famous plays in Seattle sports history - Malcolm Smith.

Sport Chelsea vs Crystal Palace: Five things to look forward to
Author: 0 Chelsea vs Crystal Palace: Five things to look forward to

Palace had beaten Chelsea in their previous two encounters and won on their past two visits to Stamford Bridge, but they have now lost four games in succession and remain in the bottom three. "If we want to fight for a place in the Champions League , now it will be very important not to drop points". The initial prognosis was end of season, rather than six weeks.

Sport No one wants to face Reds, say Hargreaves and Ferdinand
Author: 0 No one wants to face Reds, say Hargreaves and Ferdinand

There will be seven other very good teams-maybe four of them will be from England, which doesn't make to easier, to be honest. We don't mind. A top Spanish club? Liverpool remain the only side to inflict a league defeat on champions-elect Manchester City this season, while Chelsea were beaten at Stamford Bridge last season.

Sport Eden Hazard has named the three best players in the Premier League
Author: 0 Eden Hazard has named the three best players in the Premier League

Meanwhile, Fulham youngster Ryan Sessegnon is the latest player to be linked with a move to the Etihad, though according to The Sun , City have competition for his signature. Kevin De Bruyne and Leroy Sane are singled out for praise in Monday morning's Media Watch. He is the best. "Kevin has got everything". "I love the goals he scores, I love his assists".

Sport Joshua 'happy' to face Wilder after Parker's bout
Author: 0 Joshua 'happy' to face Wilder after Parker's bout

Wilder's last defense was a joke. Andre Dirrell (26-2, 16 KOs) and Jose Uzcategui (26-2, 22 KOs) first battled on May of 2017, the fight was a very dirty with a lot of rough house tactics, it ended in controversy with Uzcategui getting DQ'd for an illegal blow hitting Dirrell after the bell.

Sport Anushka Sharma's Pari gains momentum at BO over weekend
Author: 0 Anushka Sharma's Pari gains momentum at BO over weekend

This is Anushka's third project as a producer after NH10 and Phillauri . The movie collected Rs 5.47 crore, thus bringing its collections to Rs 9.83 crore. Let's have a detailed look at the first weekend collection of Pari . On fifth day, the celluloid can earn up to Rs 2 crore only when it witnesses more than 5 % occupancy in the cinema halls and multiplexes situated across the nation.

Sport Cowardly Arsenal complicit in Wenger demise
Author: 0 Cowardly Arsenal complicit in Wenger demise

Arsene Wenger's Arsenal lost once again in the Premier League at the weekend; this time to mid-table side Brighton and Hove Albion. The results leave Wenger fighting to salvage his job, as well as his legacy, and Koscielny has issued a war cry to the Arsenal players and supporters.

Sport Scotland stun England in Six Nations
Author: 0 Scotland stun England in Six Nations

With Ireland beating Wales 37-27, England's bid to become the first team to win three titles in a row is hanging by a thread. Huw Jones left his calling card on England with two of the touchdowns and his power at outside centre repeatedly rattled a defence that has rarely been in such disarray.

Sport Marvel's Black Panther is a boon for Nigeria's homegrown comic superheroes
Author: 0 Marvel's Black Panther is a boon for Nigeria's homegrown comic superheroes

Also, " Black Panther " is now one of just four films to make $100 million in its second weekend, alongside " Star Wars Episode VII", " Jurassic World " and " The Avengers ". Critic David Edelstein says the new movie, featuring a black superhero and "crazy-tough women", is a nice departure from the Marvel blueprint. More than likely the big number means that fans like Black Panther so much that they are going to see it a few times.

Sport Antonio Conte confirms three injuries ahead of Manchester United clash
Author: 0 Antonio Conte confirms three injuries ahead of Manchester United clash

Chelsea do carry an upper hand with respect to the head to head record against Manchester United , but when it comes to the game at Old Trafford, the Devils have somehow managed to stay undefeated since 2013. "So in relation to the board they know the relation with me is always good, with the players, I don't have many problem, any regret, any stone on my shoes".

Sport India vs South Africa, 1st T20I: Bhuvneshwar Kumar's records, other statistical highlights
Author: 0 India vs South Africa, 1st T20I: Bhuvneshwar Kumar's records, other statistical highlights

South African cricket's latest hero, Heinrich Klaasen , says that his dream is fulfilled, even if he hasn't done enough to command a regular place in the Proteas limited overs set-up. Although Shamsi bowled well in the previous match, claiming the wicket of Kohli, he was taken to the cleaners by Manish Pandey in this match. "I was happy if they had 60 or 70 after six overs if we at least had two or three wickets down", Duminy said.

Sport West Ham Defender Completes China Move
Author: 0 West Ham Defender Completes China Move

Nice try, Sadio. Liverpool's win over West Ham wasn't televised, but Kopites who streamed the game were cracking up at Mane trying to copy the acrobatic Firmino. Both men want to play in the central attacking midfield role where they are most effective, so it may be hard for Moyes to get them both on the pitch at the same time.

Author: 0 Jimmy Butler helped off court with apparent knee injury

He fell to the ground holding his knee and was subsequently helped off the court. Butler, one of the most talented players in the league, averages 22.4 points per contest. He's averaged 37.7 minutes per game over the last five seasons, which leads the National Basketball Association. Butler came down with a rebound late in the third quarter, and after taking a hard dribble, collapsed in pain.

Sport Daniel Ricciardo crashed Red Bull's 2018 vehicle on first day of running
Author: 0 Daniel Ricciardo crashed Red Bull's 2018 vehicle on first day of running

Other modifications outlined by the constructor is the new exclusion zones on the rear of the vehicle that "effectively remove shark fins, monkey seats and T-wings". Ricciardo will be the first to drive the RB14 in Monday's filming day at Silverstone . "I've got goals that I want to achieve but I don't necessarily say, 'By race three, I want to be on the podium already twice and have pole position, '" Ricciardo said.

Sport USA Wins First Ever Olympic Medal in Women's Cross Country -- Gold!
Author: 0 USA Wins First Ever Olympic Medal in Women's Cross Country -- Gold!

That broke her tie with Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen for the most medals at the Winter Olympics. She did, then handed off to Jessica Diggins on the final lap. Besides, they were too busy being congratulated by other teams - the Swedes, the Norwegians, and big hugs from the Russians. In the equivalent men's event, Norway's Martin Johnsrud Sundby and Johannes Høsflot Klæbo came out on top in 15:56.26.

Sport Paul Pogba dropped to bench for Sevilla clash
Author: 0 Paul Pogba dropped to bench for Sevilla clash

Normally the media is allowed in to film the first 15 minutes of training before Champions League ties - meaningless minutes in which the only thing anyone sees is players jogging round the pitch, stretching or knocking the ball back and forth with little real objective - but this time access was granted towards the end of the session.

Sport Doug Martin cut by Buccaneers after weird, rocky career in Tampa Bay
Author: 0 Doug Martin cut by Buccaneers after weird, rocky career in Tampa Bay

Martin's departure now leaves Peyton Barber as the top candidate to start at running back in 2018, though there's a decent possibility the Buccaneers address the position through the draft or free agency in the coming months. Peyton Barber was the team's leading rushing last season with 423 rushing yards on 3.9 yards per carry. His 2017 season was unremarkable, though. Martin could latch on elsewhere, because he's just 29 years old and there's the siren song of those two huge seasons ...

Sport Eric Hosmer agrees to deal with Padres
Author: 0 Eric Hosmer agrees to deal with Padres

Terms were not available, but should be the largest monetary commitment in Padres history. He set himself up for a massive payday after a superb 2017 campaign, in which Hosmer batted.318 with 25 home runs and 94 RBI while posting a 4.0 WAR and.882 OPS.

Sport Mets to sign Jason Vargas
Author: 0 Mets to sign Jason Vargas

MLB .com's Anthony DiComo reported the deal is worth $16 million over two seasons and includes a club option for the 2020 season. Vargas, who made the All-Star team a year ago, was 18-11 with a 4.16 ERA but suffered a noticeable drop after the break.

Sport Canada's women's hockey team shoots straight into Olympic semi-finals
Author: 0 Canada's women's hockey team shoots straight into Olympic semi-finals

They were the better team in the third". They play for the gold medal. The loss to the Canadian hurt more than the Americans' pride: They're now bracketed to play the victor of Sweden and Finland on Monday, which likely means another battle with Noora Raty of Finland, a goalie capable of pulling an upset on her own.

Sport ESPN, Fox both trying to hire Peyton Manning as TV analyst
Author: 0 ESPN, Fox both trying to hire Peyton Manning as TV analyst

Despite the overwhelming belief that Manning is the flawless color man and perhaps the next generation John Madden, he's been hesitant to make that official plunge. He's yet to show significant interest in being in the broadcast booth, but perhaps Tony Romo's success last season has given Manning a change of heart.

Sport Serena Williams Returns to Tennis, Baby Girl Cheers Her On
Author: 0 Serena Williams Returns to Tennis, Baby Girl Cheers Her On

Serena Williams played in a tennis tournament in front of her baby daughter Alexis for the first time this weekend. "Honestly, I like to think that CoCo wore her (Hogenkamp) down some yesterday", said Williams, who then took to the court with younger sister Serena for a doubles dead rubber.

Sport Toby Alderweireld left at home for Juventus match
Author: 0 Toby Alderweireld left at home for Juventus match

Pochettino insists Spurs want to ease Alderweireld back into first-team football but the player himself declared himself fit and ready after last week's cup win at Wembley. "I think I was a good judge". Pochettino has said Spurs will not change their 4-2-3-1 formation or attacking approach at the Allianz Stadium after taking seven points from league games against Manchester United , Liverpool and Arsenal.

Sport South Africa wins toss, opts to bowl against India
Author: 0 South Africa wins toss, opts to bowl against India

Leading 3-1 going into the fifth game, this is indeed Kohli and boys' best opportunity to rewrite history. Right from the third Test in Johannesburg, it has been a great time for us. He added a crucial 60 runs for the fourth wicket with Shreyas Iyer (30, 37b, 2×4). Potchefstroom: The ODI series triumph was offset slightly by a loss in the closing match but that would hardly dent the Indian women's cricket team's confidence as it heads into a five-game Twenty20 rubber against South ...

Sport Adam Lallana On Bench - Liverpool Team vs Southampton Confirmed
Author: 0 Adam Lallana On Bench - Liverpool Team vs Southampton Confirmed

The Tottenham striker has recorded 23 goals this term. Can Liverpool stay in the hunt for a top two finish this season? Jurgen Klopp's side were in cruise control at St Mary's after Firmino broke the deadlock. Against Southampton , Salah set up Firmino for the opener before a roles reversal for the second. The pace that Liverpool have could cause a real issue for out back-line with Salah reeking havoc in the reverse fixture! Their manager was pleased, too.

Sport UFC 221: Luke Rockhold Gives Props to Yoel Romero, Following KO Loss
Author: 0 UFC 221: Luke Rockhold Gives Props to Yoel Romero, Following KO Loss

Robert Whittaker was originally expected to face Georges St-Pierre for the title, but St-Pierre vacated it and Whittaker, the interim champion, became the undisputed champion. Romero hit the sauna in a bid to lose the excess weight, but when he returned he weighed in at 187.7. That said, the chances of his getting the next crack at Whittaker do seem good.

Sport Zinedine Zidane hits out at 'lies' regarding Isco's future
Author: 0 Zinedine Zidane hits out at 'lies' regarding Isco's future

And that spells bad news for the likes of Isco , who has majorly underperformed during the campaign despite penning a lucrative five-year contract in September last year. Nevertheless, Zidane was keen to point out that his backing for Isco did not mean a guaranteed run of starts, given the competition for places in his Madrid squad.

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