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Jarvis Landry signs franchise tag with Dolphins, reports say

The Dolphins finally found their trade partner, as Landry will join Josh Gordon and Corey Coleman to give the Browns arguably the best wide receiver trio in the NFL. With Landry in the fold, Cleveland can focus on upgrading its quarterback and/or running back positions with picks No. 1 and 4 in the 2018 NFL Draft. Read More »

OJ Simpson's lawyer tells book publisher he committed murders, says TMZ

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The panel will provide context for O.J. Simpson's "no-holds-barred interview" with Judith, where he reportedly gives a hypothetical account of the night of where his ex-wife and her friend were brutally murdered outside her West L.A. Corporate sibling Fox Broadcasting shelved the special after several affiliates told the network they would refuse to air it. 'That was the way it was portrayed to me. Read More »

Missouri's Michael Porter Jr. Ready To Play Thursday

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Georgia freshman Rayshaun Hammonds got the rebound and was fouled with 13 seconds left. The Bulldogs finished 16-14 and lost three of their last four. If he can look good and be a part of a win that is goal number two . The marquee matchup of Kentucky and Missouri that was destined for Friday afternoon-it's not going to happen. Read More »

Walt Disney to invest 2 bln euros in Disneyland Paris

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About 6.63M shares traded. The Walt Disney Company ( DIS ) is predicted to achieve earnings per share (EPS) growth of -0.70% for this year while EPS growth expected to touch 8.91% for next year. (NYSE:EFX). Butensky & Cohen Financial Security accumulated 9,935 shares. Prudential Public Ltd Company, Illinois-based fund reported 806,073 shares. Read More »

Brendan Rodgers Takes Sly Dig At Rangers Ahead Of Glasgow Derby

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That includes three wins out of three at Ibrox and Celtic will travel to Govan this weekend six points clear of their rivals at the top of the table with a game in hand. While the rejuvenated Gers have lost only to Hibernian in their last 12 matches, Rodgers has not been defeated in eight games against Rangers since taking over the Parkhead club in 2016. Read More »

Conte Offers Update On Kante, Bakayoko, Luiz & Barkley

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Kante's availability will come as a huge relief to Conte, whose position continues to be questioned after four defeats in five league games have left his side fifth, five points behind fourth-placed Tottenham. Conte added: 'They (Palace) lost the last couple of games. "We must have great patience with Barkley". They were unfortunate to suffer a home defeat at the hands of Manchester United on Monday, losing 3-2 despite being two goals to the good, and that result means Palace have fallen ... Read More »

Muhammad Wilkerson scheduled to visit Chiefs

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The Packers are still considered one of the favorites to sign Wilkerson, who has a connection to defensive coordinator Mike Pettine from their time in NY. "He has had issues with alcohol and drinking in the past", Mehta said. Ka'idah was asked if she would consider legal action. "Where's your proof, Manish, that Muhammad is an alcoholic?" I'm just livid with him. Read More »

Pacman to fight WBA champ in Kuala Lumpur

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Pacquiao's team was certain that an agreement had already been made that a press conference formally launching the world title fight has been penciled for March 22 in Kuala Lumpur. Their last bout together in July ended with Pacquiao losing his belt in controversial fashion to Australia's Jeff Horn, who took the World Boxing Organization welterweight strap via unanimous decision in a bloody fight in front of over 51,000 fans at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium. Read More »

Infidelity claim puts India bowler Shami's contract on hold

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And it's not as if I'm the only one who knows how my relationship with my wife is, even in South Africa she demanded to go shopping and I took her even though I was with the selectors at that time. Meanwhile, Shami's coach Badruddin Siddiqui denied such allegations against Shami whom he termed as a "shy person" who always avoided crowds. However, hours after the story went viral, Shami took to twitter with his side of the story, clarifying that the allegations are baseless and there is a ... Read More »

Facebook Nabs MLB Exclusive Global Rights to 25 Games

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MLB owners unanimously approved the move, the league said. The package, MLB's first digital-only national broadcast agreement, precludes teams from televising those games on their regional sports networks. The deal commences with the April 4 game between the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets . Viewers will be able to watch on smartphones, tablets, computers and other connected devices, including home TVs. Read More »

John Terry and Frank Lampard hold talks with Chelsea chief over return

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Lampard retired just over a year ago and is now completing his coaching badges alongside his punditry work. Roman Abramovich will keep manager, Antonio Conte at Chelsea even if he fails to secure Champions League place for next season, but on the condition that the Italian stops questioning the club's transfer policy. Read More »

Pitt fires coach Kevin Stallings after 2 seasons

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Pittsburgh head coach Kevin Stallings argues a call with a referee during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in NY. As is common when a college coach is fired so quickly, Pitt owes Stallings a $9.4 million buyout. Stallings was hired and given a six-year deal at Pitt in 2016, after Jamie Dixon left for TCU. Read More »

Jaylen Brown able to walk off court after bad fall

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Brown was stiff immediately after he hit the ground. It would end up going unused, however, as Brown was able to walk - under his own power - off the court to the locker room, where he was "evaluated for concussion-like symptoms". They have three more losses than the Raptors. After his concussion test, Brown was reportedly taken to a hospital for a CT scan and other evaluations. Read More »

Xavier, St. John's have a postgame scuffle in handshake lines

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Mullin refused to blame the quick tournament turnaround for St. John's lethargic second half . Xavier advances to the semifinals of the conference tournament on Friday, where they await the victor of Providence versus Creighton . "That's what you get for coming in ninth", he said. - FOX College Hoops (@CBBonFOX) March 8, 2018Little post-game dust-up between Xavier and St. Read More »

De Gea still waiting for Man United to offer new contract

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The Spain worldwide has less than 16 months remaining on his current deal and is once again the subject of interest from hometown club Real Madrid . The Spaniard has once again been linked with Real Madrid of late, but is yet to be tabled a new contract offer by Manchester United. Read More »

A month after losing Super Bowl, Tom Brady shaves his head

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Granite had pledged $5 million to Dana-Farber if 1,000 others agreed to shave their heads or beards, and Brady, the five-time Super Bowl champ who usually entrusts his 'do to Newbury Street stylist Pini Swissa , said sure. His mother, Galynn , happens to be a cancer survivor. Brady showed up with hair long enough to cover his ears, and he left with a tightly cropped buzz cut. Read More »

Leeds chairman launches attack on Wolves, fans unimpressed

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Those concerns, and others raised separately earlier in the week, are being looked at by the governing body, who will now take them up directly with Wolves . Jota started the match for Wolves and played for 75 minutes, and the 21-year-old attacking midfielder - now on loan from Spanish club Atletico Madrid - has taken to Twitter to revel in the win, with the Wanderers fans responding to his message on the social networking site. Read More »

Le'Veon Bell Says He Will Not Sit Out This Season

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The Steelers running back threatened to retire or sit out next season if the team used the franchise tag on him for the second straight year, and vowed to sit out camp after Pittsburgh designated him again on Tuesday. I'm not going to (training) camp. Pittsburgh's Bell is slotted to make $14.5million for the second straight year in the National Football League under the tag. Read More »

Moose To Sign One Year Deal with Royals

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But once the market played out, the possibility of him returning to a city he's called home for the past seven seasons increased. Flanagan reports it is likely for one year. Kansas City added first baseman Lucas Duda for $3.5 million and outfielder Jon Jay for $3 million. Cheslor Cuthbert had been expected to get the majority of playing time at third base, and Ramon Torres has also played the position. Read More »

Pep Guardiola Laments Meaningless Passes After Basel Defeat

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The Blues could end up being paired with another English side, though only Liverpool are through so far with Manchester United and Chelsea both facing tricky second legs. At 17 years and 283 days old, Foden became the youngest Englishman to ever play in a Champions League knockout match, as well as the youngest to play in a Champions League knockout match for an English club. Read More »

Vettel blitzes Barcelona lap record

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Alonso had posted a hypersoft tire lap time during the better of the track conditions in the morning that left him fifth-quickest for the majority of the day before Brendon Hartley usurped him in the Toro Rosso late on. "I'm not really sure about Ferrari at the moment", he added. At Red Bull , Verstappen expressed little interest in Vettel's time. "We will still work on a few weaknesses but generally it does not feel too bad". Read More »

PGA Predictions: Who will win the Valspar Championship? 3/8/18

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After ending his winless drought at the WGC-Mexico Championship, Phil Mickelson believes fellow American Tiger Woods can break out of his slump in Palm Harbor this week. "I've only played 10 rounds". So, you know, I'm feeling pretty good. But 10 rounds, it's not that many. Making small changes, small tweaks. He's far removed from being favored at every tournament he enters, but Woods is looking like a player who could make some noise at the Masters next month. Read More »

Vettel says Ferrari still needs more performance

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A lot of fuss was made over Vettel's 1:17.182 lap time, a new unofficial lap record-and by some margin-but this is not something that should be interpreted in any way as meaningful. Marcus Ericsson was seventh fastest in the Sauber ahead of Lewis Hamilton in the Mercedes , who took over long-run duties from Valtteri Bottas at lunch. Read More »

Stephen Curry leaves Warriors game with tweaked right ankle

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Golden State came out of halftime firing on all cylinders, but they continued to trade baskets with the Spurs for much of the third quarter. The play when the injury took place looked innocent enough, but when Curry's momentum carried him beyond the court, he turned his right ankle, and that's all it took to knock him out for the rest of the game. Read More »

James, Nance power Cavs past Pistons; Celtics tame Bulls

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James' total of 43,646 minutes played in the regular season ranks 22nd all-time and is 240, or fewer than seven games, shy of No. 20 Oscar Robertson. To be frank, the decision has paid off in a big way, as Nance Jr. has become a focal point in Cleveland's playbook on both ends of the floor. James scored 14 of his 22 first-half points in the second quarter - including the last six for his team - to put the Cavs up 70-58 heading into halftime. Read More »

Texas A&M Basketball: 3 takeaways from loss to Alabama in SEC Tournament

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The Aggies won the most recent matchup 68-66, but were unable to cover as 5-point favorites. He finished the game with 23 points and 19 of the points came in the second half. Vegas has been spot on when setting the O/U total of Aggies games, with an even split between overs and unders. Dazon Ingram added 13 points and Donta Hall hit for 11 as Alabama (18-14) ended a five-game losing streak. Read More »

Mahrez refuses to say he will stay at Leicester

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Leicester City have confirmed Riyad Mahrez's Facebook account was hacked after a post emerged announcing his retirement. It is behind me. 'Like I said, it's the past, I really don't want to talk about this because it's behind me, if I start taking about this its coming back to the transfer window and now I'm moving forward, trying to do my best for the team'. Read More »

Smith: Warner can be 'a bit of a fool'

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Lyon is believed to have contacted De Villiers to apologise, while he has also accepted the charge and no hearing was required. Steve Smith, the Australian captain, said de Kock had said something personal to instigate Warner . AB De Villiers got run out his very first ball as he fell short of the crease. "It's best just to let him be". "The Aussies were pretty fired up at that time pushing for a victory". Read More »

Robert Firmino: 'Liverpool can challenge anyone in the Champions League'

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At the time of writing, Cristiano Ronaldo leads the poll, with Milner in second place. "Now we can prepare the Manchester game and I am looking forward to it". After two clean sheets in the last two games, Loris Karius will be high on confidence, going into this crunch tie. The German has been a key player in Liverpool's quest for Champions League progression and qualification this season. Read More »

Spieth trying to catch up before Masters

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Mickelson has been playing well for weeks and looks like he should be a major factor at the Masters next month, a tournament he has won three times . "He was top 5-ing just for fun". He was champion here in 2015 and is ranked in the top 10 for scoring average (actual), strokes gained around the green and tee to green, but just needs to get the putter going (currently ranked 163). Read More »

Gary Neville slams "useless fool" Boris Johnson over World Cup comments

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Boris Johnson , the UK's colourful foreign secretary with a reputation for outspoken - occasionally outlandish - comments, has caused something of a diplomatic storm by appearing to suggest that England could withdraw from the World Cup in retaliation for Russia's suspected poisoning of a former double agent on British soil. Read More »

Woody Durham, UNC Announcer, Passes Away At 76

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On Wednesday morning, it was announced that the voice of the Tar Heels' basketball and football programs passed away at age 76. "It's a very sad day for everyone who loves the University of North Carolina because we have lost someone who spent almost 50 years as one of its greatest champions and ambassadors", North Carolina men's basketball coach Roy Williams said. Read More »

Derrius Guice Said Team Asked If He Liked Men at NFL Combine

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Pro Football Talk reports that they "confirmed via a source with knowledge of the situation that the question was asked" to Guice, a potential first-round pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. A couple of years ago, Ohio State CB Eli Apple was asked if he liked men during the NFL Combine, drawing criticism from the league office. Salacious questions about the sexual activity of a draft prospect's relative aren't new, either. Read More »

Juve stun Spurs to reach Champions League quarters

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Tottenham walked out at Wembley with sights set on the Champions League quarter-finals - but ended the night beaten by the greater experience and ruthlessness of old campaigners Juventus . Tottenham are fourth in the Premier League and face Swansea in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup and Pochettino expects his team to learn from the experience. Read More »

Graham Arnold to coach Australia football team after World Cup

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Graham will first attempt to guide Sydney FC to consecutive A-League titles before leaving at the end of the season in May to start a four-year spell with the Socceroos. "We'll fight right to the death, same as with the A-League we go into every game expecting to win so we'll give everything we've got", Arnold said. Read More »

Rockets Beat Thunder For 16th Straight Win

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The Oklahoma City side will match up against teams now in the top-eight of the Western Conference seven times, top-eight East teams four times, with just five matches against bottom-eight teams in either conference, though one of those is against the LA Clippers who are also fighting for a playoff spot. Read More »

Vettel Sets Fastest Opening Test Time in Spain; McLaren Falters

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An oil leak was to blame and, although it was not engine related, McLaren made the decision to change the power unit. "Now I understand we have hundreds of media so every red flag attracts a lot of attention but from a team point of view we are more or less okay and there is nothing fundamentally a problem with the vehicle and the issues we had are well under control, but unfortunately we keep discovering small things every day". Read More »

Liverpool on the verge of agreeing Thomas Lemar deal

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He came close to joining Arsenal during the summer transfer window after Monaco accepted a £90 million pound bid, although the player decided against a move to The Emirates. In fact, the report goes on to suggest that Liverpool and AS Monaco are on the verge of agreeing the transfer fee, although a concrete figure has not been mentioned. Read More »

Manchester City vs FC Basel, Champions League

Pep Guardiola beams when he talks about Ilkay Gundogan . Now standing at 95 points it means City can equal that with six wins from the final nine games, also a Chelsea record from the 2004-05 season. "If we are able to play in the way we normally do then we will be close to winning". "I'm still quite young so I'm willing to learn from the manager or from players". Read More »

North Korean athletes arrive in South for Paralympics

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National Party spokesperson for Disability Issues Nicky Wagner is today headed to Pyeongchang to support our Kiwi Paralympians at the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games. The visit came a day after Seoul announced the results of a South Korean special delegation's two-day trip to Pyongyang. The atmosphere of peace created around these Olympic Games could have its climax in the summit of presidents of the two countries, scheduled for April, when they are expected to discuss the denuclearization of ... Read More »

Nidahas Trophy 2018: India vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I report card

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WICKET! Much needed breakthrough for Rohit Sharma's men. ButThisara Perera (22 not out) and Dasun Shanaka (15 not out) took Sri Lanka to victory in the 19th over. Later, Pant joined with Dhawan and they added nearly 50 runs when Dhawan was gone with his 90 runs innings. Coach Chandika Hathurusingha , who oversaw Kusal's re-entry into the national side, and has seemingly begun to coax the player back to his best, said a clear head was responsible for his return to the runs. Read More »

Arsenal defeat against AC Milan is inevitable for Arsene Wenger - pundit

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The news comes via the Mirror , who have reported that Bellerin was not seen as part of the squad that flew out to Italy on Wednesday ahead of the game on Thursday evening. The Italian club have succumbed to just one defeat in their last 20 UEFA Cup and UEFA Europa League matches at the San Siro (W16 D3) and have won five and drawn one of their six home fixtures in this season's competition. Read More »