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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.

by | March 04, 2019 | 01:11

But it was a scary moment near the end of the first half that grabbed the headlines. He was escorted to the locker room. He would not return to the game. Marquise Reed led Clemson with 24 points, and Elijah Thomas had 14 points and 11 rebounds. After another UNC bucket, the lead was extended to seven again.

by | March 04, 2019 | 01:43

But the former Liverpool boss was given a tough welcome back to the Premier League when substitute Gray pounced on Troy Deeney's fine through ball. Vardy positioned himself in between the two centre-backs and Youri Tielemans' through-ball was ideal for the former England striker to race on to and clip a smart first-time finish past Foster.

by | March 03, 2019 | 01:18

The 20-times Grand Slam champion became the second man in the Open Era to win 100 titles, after American Jimmy Connors who won 109. Tsitsipas, who will break into the top 10 for the first time Monday, held firm up to 4-4 in the second set before the 37-year-old Federer switched gears to take the decisive break and serve to win the match.

by | March 03, 2019 | 02:07

Captain Ramos was booked in the 89th minute of Madrid's 2-1 first leg last-16 victory in Amsterdam for a foul on Kasper Dolberg, which meant he would therefore miss the second leg at the Bernabeu. Speaking directly after the final whistle, Ramos was asked about the challenge and said, "there are times in football when you have to take complicated decisions and that is what I did".

by | March 03, 2019 | 02:07

When asked about where Brown was going to play next and if he was anxious teams would weigh in his behavior Brown laid it all out there. LeBron James jumped in quickly. Bro, you threw this s-t to the D-line. "I need you to get out there like, but it's like why I got to be acting?" During Pittsburgh's 2018 season, Brown had 104 catches for 1,297 yards and scored 15 touchdowns.

by | March 03, 2019 | 02:23

Recalled to the starting XI by Santiago Solari , the Wales forward sent an early free-kick over the bar and from then on, things went downhill before he was eventually replaced by Marco Asensio , to some jeers from the home support, as he slumped off into the dugout.

by | March 03, 2019 | 02:30

His link-up play on Wednesday with Divock Origi , in for the injured Firmino , was a key element in the resounding win. United had to work far harder to beat battling Southampton at Old Trafford after Yan Valery put the visitors ahead with a fierce strike before the break.

by | March 02, 2019 | 02:01

However, Spurs remain well-placed in the Champions League after beating Borussia Dortmund 3-0 in the first round of 16 leg last month. "And I think the team is changing the perception that Tottenham was a little bit soft". Ozil has started only 14 of Arsenal's 28 Premier League games this season, often sidelined due to injury or sickness, while Emery has also benched him in favour of other players in some games.

by | March 01, 2019 | 01:52

In 2017, Witten's most recent season before his brief retirement, the Cowboys posted a 9-7 record and missed the playoffs. Sports Illustrated called last season's " Monday Night Football " crew "close to unwatchable". The 2019 season will mark his 16th season with the Texas team. Last year, the Cowboys didn't get much production in the passing game from tight ends.

by | March 01, 2019 | 01:14

As far as Nolan is concerned, you look at free agency out there, and it's been very slow for Manny Machado and Bryce Harper , and Nolan would (have been) going into his age-29 season had he not signed this contract. 163. Known for his big bat and his highlight-reel plays at third, Arenado has been the face of the franchise for years. Arenado, 28 in April, has won a Gold Glove in all six of his Major League seasons to date, pairing that hardware with Silver Sluggers in each of the past ...

by | March 01, 2019 | 00:51

Kraft also submitted a request for a non-jury trial. A few days after being formally charged with two counts of soliciting prostitution, Robert Kraft has reportedly pled not guilty to the charges. "A lot of women being brought in (to massage parlors) don't speak the language, are being deceived on the cost on their travel to the United States", Melhman-Orozco said in an interview on CBSN.

by | March 01, 2019 | 00:59

Hand size is also a big topic of debate among QB prospects, so it's worth noting that Murray's hands 9 1/2 inches, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . The 5-foot-10 quarterback is viewed as "slight" compared to other shorter quarterbacks like Russell Wilson , said King, who added that teams were keen to see if Murray's frame is able to carry extra bulk.

by | March 01, 2019 | 02:02

The rookie driver completed 80 laps and stopped twice on the track with mechanical problems. Technical director James Allison added: "It was not exactly the day we hoped for, running for the first time with the bodywork kit that we expect to use in Melbourne, with a large part of the day lost to an oil pressure issue at lunchtime".

by | February 28, 2019 | 03:00

While City also picked up three points in their game against West Ham, Liverpool stay top and improved their goal difference to 49. "We draw against Bayern and then United. If Firmino can not play against Watford , Klopp has Sturridge, Divock Origi and Xherdan Shaqiri as his reserve final third options, although the trio only have 14 Premier League starts between them in 2018-19.

by | February 27, 2019 | 01:40

Ozil has had a bit-part role at Arsenal this season under Emery, starting only 13 Premier League games, less than half of the Gunners' 27 outings. "We have a lot of matches and it's important to have big performances like (this)". Barcelona were initially interested in a permanent deal at the start of the season but Arsenal's cash crush meant that Unai Emery was only able to sanction loan deals.