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by | March 18, 2019 | 11:25

Eighth-placed Betis refused to buckle, though, and they caused more than a few problems for the Barca defence as they sought to level. Messi opened the scoring in the 18th minute with a brilliant 25-yard free-kick before linking up well with Luis Suarez to make it 2-0 on the stroke of half-time.

by | March 18, 2019 | 11:24

Bryce Brown scored all 11 of his points in the first half before Jared Harper picked up the scoring slack in the final 20 minutes when he netted 17 of his 20. He makes it look easy". Head coach Mike White is the first in program history to earn tournament berths in three of his first four seasons. The Gators advance on to the SEC Tournament semi-finals awaiting the victor of the Auburn and SC who tip off Friday afternoon.

by | March 18, 2019 | 10:38

Players such as Adam Jones ( via USA Today's Bob Nightengale ), Matt Wieters ( via MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch ) and Brad Brach ( via The Athletic's Patrick Mooney ) are among the many who've been open about frustrating forays into the open market.

by | March 18, 2019 | 10:23

Fitzpatrick, 36, stepped in for the suspended Jameis Winston in Weeks 1-3 last season and led the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to upset wins over the New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles . New coach Brian Flores and the Dolphins remain in the market for their quarterback of the future and are expected to draft one in the first round either this year or next.

by | March 17, 2019 | 02:01

If you want to win the Champions League , you must beat anyone". Manchester United are looking to win the FA Cup this season as Solskjaer aims to steer the Red Devils to some silverware this season. Paul Pogba dons the captain's armband for Manchester United as they get set to face Wolves in the FA Cup quarter-finals at Molineux. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer resisted the urge to draw too many comparisons with Manchester United's treble-winning season in 1998/99 but admitted that ...

by | March 17, 2019 | 02:28

Nadal and Federer, who have 37 Grand Slam titles between them, have not played each another since 2017. Rafael Nadal (ESP) returns as he wins his semi final match against Karen Khachanov (not pictured) in the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

by | March 17, 2019 | 02:17

The Giants traded Odell Beckham, Jr . and lost Landon Collins and Olivier Vernon as well. Tate has 611 career receptions for 7,214 yards with 38 touchdowns in nine seasons. But no, the Giants are somehow trying to have their cake and eat it too, but will in all likelihood end up at the bottom of the standings come January, preparing to pick atop the NFL Draft once more.

by | March 17, 2019 | 01:48

His departure isn't a surprise, but leaves the Patriots with work to do on their defensive line with Danny Shelton still a free agent. With all that, the Saints were in the market for a defensive tackle, and now have one in Brown. The 6-foot-2, 320-pound Brown could be a replacement for nose tackle Tyeler Davison . The New Orleans Saints are clearly focusing on their need to add more defensive help for the 2019 season by adding some run-stopping support with defensive tackle Malcolm ...

by | March 16, 2019 | 00:44

Jordan Howard #24 of the Chicago Bears is hit by Ha Ha Clinton-Dix #21 of the Green Bay Packers as he scores a touchdown in the 4th quarter at Soldier Field on December 18, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. Ha Ha Clinton-Dix's time with the Redskins appears to be over. After playing in 78 consecutive Green Bay games (including the playoffs) after joining the Packers as a first-round draft choice in 2014, Clinton-Dix will be on his third team in less than a year.

by | March 16, 2019 | 01:26

Ryan Tannehill is now a former Miami Dolphin. Miami will receive a 2020 fourth-round pick along with a 2019 seventh-round pick in exchange for Tannehill and a 2019 sixth-round pick, a source told ESPN . They have been actively examining quarterbacks in the 2019 National Football League draft class, and they seem to be a strong candidate to select a prospect in the first round of this year's draft or the next one.

by | March 15, 2019 | 01:26

Mercedes have done that in the past, but there is a growing feeling in the paddock that Ferrari could have the edge this season, with a new team principal in place, after Mattia Binotto replaced Maurizio Arrivabene, and a faster auto. Speaking ahead of this weekend's season opener in Melbourne, the Briton continues to insist that his Maranello rivals have the edge. "We have work to do".

by | March 15, 2019 | 00:41

And the concern about the Belgian's future has crept into the training ground, with one Chelsea star declaring his worry. Santiago Solari did not prefer to give Gareth Bale much playing time and Zinedine Zidane's return spells worse problems for the 29-year-old.

by | March 14, 2019 | 02:22

Lloyd played semi-pro football and Hernandez was convicted of his murder back in 2015. After the 27-year-old former athlete hung himself, his family turned his brain over to scientists who determined that Hernandez had the one of the worst cases of the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy that they had ever seen.

by | March 13, 2019 | 02:09

Raptors coach Nick Nurse also saw little of the incident and was keen to ensure that Ibaka was unharmed, but he was frustrated to see the center get involved in an incident that is likely to prompt a suspension. Toronto fell behind by 10 points and committed 11 turnovers leading to 13 points for the Cavaliers. The Raptors veteran would lose $149,000 per game if he were to miss any matches.

by | March 13, 2019 | 01:49

With incentives, the deal could reach $77.5 million for Barr. The Vikings declined to franchise tag Barr by the deadline last week. The contract includes $33 million in guaranteed money, according to an National Football League source. Barr, 26, has earned a Pro Bowl spot in Minnesota each of the past four seasons. Barr's made it known that he would like to be more of a pass-rusher , and it looks like the Jets' deficiencies on the edge will give him every conceivable chance to rush the ...

by | March 13, 2019 | 01:01

Woods, who is set to play this week's Players Championship at Sawgrass, says the neck problem is linked to his spinal fusion surgery in April 2017 and is an issue he has to "manage". Woods played between five and six times before the Masters during younger and healthier times over the last 15 years . Woods has played in three tournaments so far this year , which he said is "about right".

by | March 13, 2019 | 02:05

The Chiefs may pair Mathieu at safety with Berry, if he's healthy enough to play. Whatever the case, the Collins deal gives insight as to what general manager Brian Gaine and the Texans will have to pay to keep Mathieu around for the long term.

by | March 13, 2019 | 02:14

If the scale of that achievement can not be surpassed in a standard PGA Tour event, Molinari at least overturned an even bigger deficit at Bay Hill on Sunday. He birdied from 22 feet on ninth for another birdie. But, he then carded four birdies and pars the rest of the round to finish on the cut line in a tie for 62nd.

by | March 12, 2019 | 02:35

Williams had taken a 3-0 lead in the first set before losing seven straight games, including the first game of the second set, when the obviously troubled Williams took an unscheduled break in California. That year she reached the semifinals before withdrawing against Simona Halep . A two-time Grand Slam singles victor, the 25-year-old Spaniard now has a 3-3 record against Williams including a win in the 2016 French Open final and a loss in the 2015 Wimbledon final, but she said this victory ...

by | March 12, 2019 | 00:44

When Zidane took to the podium to speak, the Real icon highlighted his joy at being back at the club, but also emphasised the importance of finishing the season well before looking ahead to the new campaign. Solari last 32 games in charge at Madrid, after he replaced Julen Lopetegui , whose short-lived reign as manager could not have gone worse. He lasted only a few months at the helm.

by | March 11, 2019 | 10:46

With Nurkic unavailable to shoot free throws, Thunder coach Billy Donovan had the option to choose any player on Portland's active roster to shoot instead. On Thursday night, things between the two teams were chippy once again. George chalked up the heated emotions and "bad blood" to the Northwest Division playoff race.

by | March 11, 2019 | 12:13

She has now won the last four of five career meetings with Stephens. Commentator Mary Carillo summed it up perfectly after Williams wrapped up the match in a little over two hours. Azarenka, trying to claw her way back among the game's elite from her current 48th in the world, is coming off a first-round win over compatriot Vera Lapko.

by | March 11, 2019 | 12:03

Ignas Brazdeikis scored 20 for the Wolverines , but he fouled out with 5:10 left in the game. Michigan's offense looked lost and confused throughout the second half. Unfortunately for MI fans, that wasn't the case. Zavier Simpson, the six-foot point guard had the same amount. Jon Teske had just three rebounds all game.

by | March 10, 2019 | 01:32

Benitez spoke about the recent home form: " At the beginning, we played top sides, but now we have gained confidence we didn't have before ". Benitez admitted his side may have experienced overconfidence before their 2-0 defeat against West Ham United but claims it will not happen again.

by | March 10, 2019 | 01:32

Watford would have been delighted having reached the break on level terms, but all of the Hornets' hard work was undone within seconds of the restart as City went ahead in controversial circumstances. City have claimed "the attempt to damage the club's reputation is organised and clear". Manchester City has claimed that the allegations are "entirely false".

by | March 10, 2019 | 00:52

The signing was initially reported by Josina Anderson, who received a text from Allen stating that he would be signing with Miami. But though the Dolphins are expected to use doses of two tight end sets, it also raises questions about how much the Dolphins are expecting from Gesicki, the team's second round pick a year ago.

by | March 09, 2019 | 02:16

The news comes a fortnight after Williams missed the first two days of winter testing amid delays in the build of their new FW42 auto. Pre-season testing for the Grove based team has been tough the late debut of the FW42. But now, following Williams' statement, it is expected that Lowe will not return to the team and confirmation of his departure will follow. That increased expectations for the FW42 but also raised the significance of the vehicle in terms of the competence of Williams's ...

by | March 09, 2019 | 01:09

The 2016 victor of the Palmer event believes he aggravated his back during intense practice last week at TPC Sawgrass - site of next week's elite Players Championship. The 29-year-old Northern Irishman could become only the sixth player to win all four major titles with a victory at the Masters, an elite club that both Jordan Spieth and Phil Mickelson can also enter this season.

by | March 08, 2019 | 01:06

Neither man is exactly well-known for using social media in a muted manner, so you can imagine the celebrations after Rashford sent United through... Granted, some of United's playing staff looked understandably nervous in the early stages of the game - after all, the Premier League outfit were dealing with an injury list more extensive than Neymar's tattoo collection.

by | March 08, 2019 | 00:47

The Serie A outfit came into the encounter leading 2-1 and they almost fell behind inside the opening five minutes when Alex Telles volleyed over the crossbar, before the Porto attacker hit the side-netting 10 minutes later. Marega, back in the side after missing the first leg with a thigh injury, pinched the ball from Kostas Manolas and was then picked out by Corona on the overlap to square for Soares to slot home.

by | March 07, 2019 | 00:35

The former number one overall pick in the 2005 NBA Draft averaged 11.4 points, 11.6 rebounds, and 3.4 assists in 28.7 minutes per game for the Kings. The Sixers are quite thin at the 5-spot and could really use someone like Andrew Bogut . He's among the most clutch players in the league and can create his own shot in any type of scenario.

by | March 06, 2019 | 02:25

He understood. His behaviour this week was very good. It was Parker's first game in charge following the sacking of Claudio Ranieri, a former Chelsea boss, after less than four months in charge. "We played very well for 60 minutes, very well". Top four is a hard war, because we're not only four teams, we're six teams. Sarri was delighted for his first-half scorers, especially after the criticism aimed at midfield lynchpin Jorginho , who had not previously found the net from open play ...

by | March 06, 2019 | 02:01

But this time he was really passionate, I felt as if I was literally going into war after the team talk that he gave. It is not the same to have 24 hours more or less to prepare for the game. "The thing for us now is, kind of like this [last] week, when the pressure's on and we need to step up, we need to find a way to get it done". Nonetheless, Pochettino is urging his players not to be complacent.

by | March 05, 2019 | 02:17

He was faster than all but two of 23 running backs who ran the 40 at the National Football League scouting combine this week, and he was 0.12 seconds faster than Jadeveon Clowney's time at the 2014 combine. Campbell's top time was unofficially one-hundredth of a second faster than his former teammate, Browns cornerback Denzel Ward, who was last year's top sprinter among defensive backs at 4.32 seconds.

by | March 05, 2019 | 01:47

And think about this: If the PGA Tour schedule stayed the same as it was last season, when the Valspar Championship was in early March, Woods would be withdrawing from our tournament. "It's connection to Arnold makes it one of my favourite tournaments and I'm disappointed to miss it". It was set to be Woods' 19th appearance at the event, which celebrates its 40th anniversary when play begins.