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by | March 20, 2017 | 07:44

And Rodgers believes Armstrong's form merits a place in Gordon Strachan's starting XI for Wednesday's warm-up against Canada, followed by a must-win game against Slovenia on Sunday night. Celtic remained unbeaten in domestic competition this season and are gunning to win the league title while not losing a game. "It was our intention to win every trophy, that was our idea".

by | March 20, 2017 | 07:33

The game will be played at the Sprint Center in downtown Kansas City, the same venue where Kansas lost in the Big 12 Tournament's first game just a few weeks ago. "I think our guys played a little tight because of that and Josh and Michigan State having recruited him so hard". "I feel like we're all competitors", Jackson said.

by | March 20, 2017 | 07:03

On Monday, he congratulated Shaharyar Khan on the "successful staging" of the PSL final, calling it a "tremendous achievement". "Unprecedented" security involving thousands of troops and police are to guard the sold-out game in Lahore - the scene of a deadly 2009 assault on the Sri Lanka team that halted global cricket tours to Pakistan.

by | March 20, 2017 | 07:02

The ball ricocheted about 30 feet into the air before being caught by catcher Mike Ohlman. House was on the ground for almost 20 minutes according to reports before he was carted away. He gave a "thumps up" as he was being carried to the ambulance, so there is some good news. They took him away. Toronto manager John Gibbons said the 27-year-old House was talking and had feeling in all of his extremities.

by | March 20, 2017 | 06:58

The Jets have newbies Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg on their roster at quarterback and have been reported to have been in the market for a seasoned veteran to help mentor the duo along. If the Jets determine that both young guys aren't good options, the team could draft a quarterback in 2018. At 37 years old and with little National Football League success to his name, McCown is not that guy.

by | March 20, 2017 | 06:46

In a reminder of the continuing fallout from the scandal, the Swiss-based Court of Arbitration for Sport Monday upheld a lifetime ban on Sergei Portugalov, former chief of the Russian Athletics Federation's Medical Commission, for his role in providing illicit substances to Russian competitors.

by | March 20, 2017 | 06:33

Guardiola said that his players barely spoke in training at the end of last week because they were so disappointed at losing to Monaco in the Champions League round of 16 after throwing away a two-goal advantage from the first leg. Aguero sidefooted wide late on and then ballooned the final chance of the game high over the crossbar in stoppage time. "They deserved the goal, but we could have scored more ".

by | March 20, 2017 | 06:29

Playing just 100 miles from campus, the Gamecocks won their first tournament game since 1973 on Friday night, and followed it up by advancing to the Sweet Sixteen for the first time in the modern era. "We just needed the right guy, and Frank Martin is now the right guy", Cremins said. Junior college transfer Jake Luton is probably the most intriguing option at the position but didn't appear to create the necessary separation with incumbent starters Marcus McMaryion and Darell ...

by | March 20, 2017 | 06:25

No. 1 seeded Kansas is headed to its home-away-from-home just two victories shy of its first Final Four berth since 2012 and third in the 14-year Bill Self era. It will likely be Jackson at next week's Sweet Sixteen in Kansas City, if the Jayhawks are to reach the Final Four. "Up until the last ten minutes it was very enjoyable", he said.

by | March 20, 2017 | 06:14

McBride was a popular member of the Derry side, having spent his entire senior career with the club. Just a week ago, Mr McBride had scored the victor as Derry beat Shamrock Rovers in Dublin. THERE was widespread shock last night after the captain of Derry City Football Club, Ryan McBride, was found dead at his home. 'Our thoughts are with his family'.

by | March 20, 2017 | 06:04

In a letter to the retailer, she wrote, "For a department store with such a proud British heritage, it made me sad that you would wish to tarnish it by associating yourself with the force-feeding of animals". A pair of original war-time Spitfires will do a rare fly-over and display above the cliffs, and WWII re-enactors will perform a military salute. The evening is a representation of Dame Vera's life, career and music in song, dance and a narrative that runs throughout the show.

by | March 20, 2017 | 05:40

With 3:24 left in the session, Waiters drove to the rim and landed on the foot of a Minnesota defender. "We lost Dion - we lost a key piece", said Whiteside, who played with a painful shoulder injury that he said he will get checked out on Saturday.

by | March 20, 2017 | 05:03

Elsewhere, Pospisil was unable to build on the best win of his career, falling to fellow qualifier Dusan Lajovic 7-6 (7/4), 3-6, 7-5 just two days after toppling Murray. "I was starting to believe in myself again", she said. So I'm just going to go out there and try to do my game, try to be concentrate. Halep, playing her first event in five weeks due to a knee injury, fell 6-3, 6-3 to 28th seed Mladenovic, who is riding high after notching her maiden WTA title at St Petersburg, which she ...

by | March 20, 2017 | 04:20

As it is, the reds have gone through the season unbeaten against all the top six sides and their performances against those have been on the whole impressive. Guardiola, victor of two Champions Leagues and three La Liga titles with Barcelona plus three Bundesliga titles with Bayern, said his side had deserved all three points.

by | March 20, 2017 | 03:59

Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona won a dramatic showdown with Valencia 4-2 to cut the gap to La Liga leaders Real Madrid to two points. Barcelona controlled the game even before Eliaquim Mangala was sent off for pulling down Luis Suarez in the box before half-time, but some lapses at the back led to a scoreline that made the game seem closer than it truly was.

by | March 20, 2017 | 03:44

Durban won the right to host in September 2015, after being the only city left bidding. "Obviously they are disappointed but they still want to host the games in Africa and it's up to Wales and the Commonwealth Games federation and all the countries to pull together to make sure that one day this dream comes true not too far in the future".

by | March 20, 2017 | 03:26

However, for almost 80 minutes an unconvincing performance against relegation strugglers appeared to be adding weight to the striker's argument. Koeman said: "I'm happy that the fans were listening to me about his reception". However, a harsh decision by referee Paul Tierney to dismiss Tom Huddlestone for a lunge on Idrissa Gueye enabled Everton to wrap-up the points in style late on, although Koeman acknowledged that Hull presented a tough challenge.

by | March 20, 2017 | 02:59

UC Davis entered the game the heavy underdog; Kansas is an elite college program with a rich winning tradition and a run of 28 consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, while the Aggies are relatively new to the Division I scene. Jackson, a 6-8 freshman, averages 16.4 points on 51.1 percent shooting from the floor and junior guard Devonte' Graham (13.1) has also contributed to a team scoring 82.7 points per game .

by | March 20, 2017 | 02:37

City were dumped out of the Champions League last week by Monaco. He said he felt Liverpool "would have deserved to win a little bit more and could have", adding: "It was a nice game to watch, probably, but on the sidelines it's really hard work and on the pitch it's really outstanding hard work.

by | March 20, 2017 | 02:30

Seton Hall held a one-point lead with 1:45 to play but was held scoreless the rest of the way as the Razorbacks pulled ahead and sank key free throws. USC coach Andy Enfield called Baylor head coach Scott Drew a friend Friday. "They're experienced players. They didn't want to stop playing and they did a great job of stepping it up, especially when Mot was in foul trouble".

by | March 20, 2017 | 02:00

That decision came a little more than a year after the NCAA ended a 14-year boycott of predetermined postseason events in SC, whose State House in Columbia displayed the Confederate battle flag on capitol grounds until July 2015. "Freedom of speech activities on public property in areas surrounding the arena are managed by the city of Greenville and we are supportive of the city's efforts".

by | March 20, 2017 | 01:40

The game will be shown on Sky Sports 1 with coverage to start at 4.30pm. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen. Disregarding caretaker managers, can you name every manager of Man City and Liverpool in the Premier League era? "The (international) break hopefully is two weeks, we hope that will bring him back but there will be no game in this time ".

by | March 20, 2017 | 01:19

The results of the second vote were announced Tuesday outside Muirfield's clubhouse, with club captain Henry Fairweather saying that 80.2 percent of those who voted chose to allow women to become members. "Like it's ridiculous... that it got to this state is horrendous". "While the change to admit women members takes affect immediately, the club admits it is likely to be at least two years before the first woman successfully negotiates its lengthy joining process".

by | March 20, 2017 | 01:13

The defence shouldn't bear the brunt of the blame, since it was Guardiola who ordered the attacking approach in Monaco, where City had a 5-3 lead to protect from the first leg while facing one of the most formidable attacks in France. Jurgen Klopp made one change to the team who beat Burnley 2-1 last time out, with Roberto Firmino preferred in attack to Divock Origi . Defender Dejan Lovren is fully fit after playing 75 minutes for the Under-23s on Monday, but Daniel Sturridge (hip) and ...

by | March 20, 2017 | 01:04

Blair Schaefer scored 18 points, Jazzmun Holmes added 14 and Mississippi State beat DePaul 92-71 on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Walton's bucket came after MI quickly saw a six-point lead to get trimmed to two after two turnovers. The season comes to an end, but it can lead to so much more next year if the team can channel their anger and learn from this mistakes.

by | March 20, 2017 | 01:03

Looking at the pitch, Jadeja is going to wreck havoc for certain. The same thing played out against Australia. A couple of cuts off Hazlewood and Lyon for four helped him settle, before unleashing a few lusty blows. Laxman at the Eden Gardens in 2001 during their long association here. That trip was of enormous value to Saha's enhanced confidence. "In that game, Puji backed me and encouraged me to play my shots and be positive", Saha said.

by | March 20, 2017 | 01:02

They were at 11-under 205, three shots clear of anyone else, both in position to win the first Arnold Palmer Invitational since the September death of the iconic tournament host. And had a lot of chances, just didn't hole the putts. "I played bad, but three harsh lip-out putts and hitting the water twice didn't help". Adam Hadwin - last week's victor at the Valspar Championship - and Lucas Glover are a shot further back in Orlando, while Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler produced the rounds ...

by | March 20, 2017 | 00:56

A typical West Ham slow and sloppy start despite the positive team sheet, five minutes in and Leicester took the lead thanks to a bad goal-keeping mistake, the ball was given away in midfield, a cross from Riyad Mahrez flew straight in past Darren Randolph.

by | March 20, 2017 | 00:54

UCLA's Thomas Welsh hadn't seen almost as much of Cincinnati, but the big man was just as familiar with the reputation of the upcoming opponent . From that point on, the Flashes never got as close the rest of the game. Senderoff, who resides in Stow and attends Temple Beth Shalom in Hudson, said the team travels to California on March 15, but other than that, will have a normal practice schedule until the game.

by | March 20, 2017 | 00:50

Marcus Rashford used his pace to get in behind Bernardo Espinoza with just five minutes played - a regular feature across the course of the afternoon - only for former United stopper Victor Valdes to pull off a big save. Replays showed there was no contact as the pair engaged in an angry clinch, but punches appeared to be thrown afterwards in the players' tunnel as both sides left the pitch.

by | March 20, 2017 | 00:47

The Reds have won their last four league games against City, including their New Year's Eve match up at Anfield where Georginio Wijnaldum's eighth minute goal was the difference between the two sides. "If he is not at 100%, you miss something, that's how it is". Coutinho feels the game at the Etihad Stadium will be imperative in the battle for the runner up spot and expects Pep Guardiola's side to be focused as they look to bounce back from their Champions League elimination at the hands of ...

by | March 20, 2017 | 00:35

On Saturday Tillerson said after talks with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi that tensions on the Korean peninsula had reached a "dangerous level". Both men effused about phone calls and letters exchanged so far between Xi and President Trump.

by | March 20, 2017 | 00:33

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday in his talks with China's President Xi Jinping that the U.S.is looking forward to enhancing understanding with China. Washington and Seoul have also sped up plans to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (Thaad) anti-missile defence system as part of South Korea's defence against the North.

by | March 20, 2017 | 00:24

United were last beaten in the league at the end of October, a record which rarely looked under threat once they took a deserved 30th minute lead through Fellaini. "I applaud our attitude and desire and our way of thinking", Mourinho said. The second goal came from a classic break after regaining possession.

by | March 19, 2017 | 23:59

Volkswagen has agreed to pay a $2.8 billion criminal fine in addition to a $1.5 billion civil fine that was negotiated separately. VW, the world's largest automaker by sales, in January agreed to pay $4.3 billion in US civil and criminal fines.