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Were Jets ever interested in Patriots' Dont'a Hightower?

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The New England Patriots have re-signed free agent linebacker Dont'a Hightower on a four-year deal. This, per CBS, was more than both the Steelers and (now obviously) the Patriots. In his first five National Football League seasons, Hightower has earned $11.4 million, including $7.7 million in 2016. It is believed that he is seeking a contract that would pay in excess of $10 million per season. Read More »

West Ham Dismiss Claims They're Interested in Signing Man Utd Superstar

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United's record goalscorer commands one of the highest pay packets in world football, around £300k-a-week, with his current contract expiring in 2019. If Lukaku stays on Merseyside, Rooney could prove to be the best forward he's partnered with. The Portuguese coach is already likely to have been putting some thought into which players he wants to bring to Old Trafford ahead of next season as he gears up for his second campaign in charge of the Premier League club. Read More »

Sunderland forward Defoe never gave up hope of England recall

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Southgate will consider whether to replace Jones in his squad after the Germany game - Chelsea defender Gary Cahill is suspended for Sunday's Wembley World Cup qualifier against Lithuania - but he admitted that Jones was unable to be considered for either the Germany game or the Lithuania clash. Read More »

Chiefs rumors: Knile Davis visits Pittsburgh Steelers

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While the Pittsburgh Steelers have been relatively quiet in free agency so far, they have the opportunity to change that on Monday with two free agent targets in town to meet with the team. The 25-year-old Davis will have a shot at being Bell's primary backup. Sensabaugh, meanwhile, helps the Steelers bolster a thin spot at cornerback. Read More »

Watch Indian Wells Masters live on TV, online

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The Australian, ranked 16th in the world, had beaten second seed Novak Djokovic in the round of 16 to set up a quarter-final against Federer but was unable to take to the court after a troubled night. "Roger is Roger, the greatest player of all time ", Wawrinka, against whom Federer owns a 19-3 record (14-0 on hard courts), said. As for Sock, like Carreno Busta, he too showed signs this week of becoming a Top 10 threat. Read More »

Brad Underwood leaving Oklahoma State to become IL head coach

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Previously, he spent three seasons at Stephen F. Austin, with trips to the NCAA tournament all three years. He left the 2017 NCAA Tournament in 40 minutes, and he left Oklahoma State University in less than a year. IL likely made him a significantly better offer. "The players, fans and administration at Oklahoma State have been absolutely incredible, and I want to thank them for the support they've given me and my family over the past year". Read More »

Mark Hughes points finger at Diego Costa

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Eden Hazard's absence - the Belgian global was left in London as a precaution after picking up an injury in training - wasn't enough to alter this policy in Stoke, either. Costa hits the post from a tight angle after being teed up by Pedro. The Chelsea striker threatened to boil over nearly from kick-off and Antonio Conte was going to have a keep a close watch on his hot-headed hitman, with a view to getting him out of harm's way if things got out of hand. Read More »

Everton Still Working On Romelu Lukaku Contract Confirms Ronald Koeman

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However, with the Belgium global having more than two years remaining on his current deal, Koeman said he was not overly concerned at present. Everton striker Romelu Lukaku has questioned whether the English Premier League club shares his ambition to challenge for major honors and says he wants to be "remembered by winning trophies", not just for scoring goals. Read More »

USA Gymnastics head resigns over sex abuse scandal

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The organization also highlights their U.S. Center for SafeSport as an example of progress being made on the issue of child sexual abuse in Olympic sports, reports IndyStar . "The Board believes this change in leadership will help USA Gymnastics face its current challenges and implement solutions to move the organization forward in promoting a safe environment for its athletes at all levels", the organization said in a statement posted on its website. Read More »

Umar Akmal fails fitness test as Pakistan announce squad for WI tour

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PSL discovery Fakhar Zaman has been picked for both the T20 and ODI squads , while another young PSL star Shadab Khan has been named in the T20 squad. "He (Umar Akmal) was the only one who failed the fitness test among the 32 called up at the training camp", Inzamam said. "Amir is our key bowler but he has been playing constantly since the tour of England previous year", Inzamam said. Read More »

Rams met with DeMarcus Ware before he announced retirement after 12 seasons

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The nine-time Pro Bowler is eighth on the NFL's all-time list of sacks with 138 1/2. He had 10 sacks his first season in Denver, 7 1/2 in 2015 and 4 sacks past year. Only two players in National Football League history have averaged more sacks per game than Ware - the legendary Reggie White and the equally legendary New York Giants linebacker, Lawrence Taylor. Read More »

Juventus 4/1 to progress against Porto

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The Champions League match between Juventus and Porto will be broadcast live on FS2 and the FoxSoccer2Go apps, which you can access with your cable or satellite subscriptions. Juventus have avoided defeat in 10 of their last 11 Champions League last-16 games in Turin, so the chances of any upset are slim and new Paddy Power customers are absolutely advised not to give up the 4/1 (5 .0) offer on the favourites here to march on. Read More »

No. 1 seed Kansas earns NCAA-record 28th consecutive tournament appearance

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Their current four-game winning streak matches their season best. Tynice Martin got a little choked up after her West Virginia team won the Big 12 women's basketball tournament a week ago in Oklahoma City. Those numbers are just a hair behind MI, which has one of the best ball screen offenses in the country. If Oregon has an off-night shooting the ball, it could be one-and-done. Read More »

Herrera sent off for Manchester United against Chelsea

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Chelsea vs Manchester United live: Stamford Bridge will host a clash of giants in the FA up. Kante found the bottom corner of the net with an effort that beat Man United goalkeeper David De Gea. Paul Pogba helped create the first of United's attacks after slipping in Rashford, who delivered the ball to Henrikh Mkhitaryan. " Manchester United , together (with City), has the best squad in the league", Conte said. Read More »

England target All Blacks record - can Scotland stop them?

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With the Triple Crown, Calcutta Cup and a possible first-ever RBS 6 Nations title up for grabs for the Scots, coach Cotter knows they can't afford to sit back and allow England to play. They always raise their game when they play England so this could be a ferocious encounter. England have failed to lead at the break in all three of their matches this year but gone on to win. Read More »

Chicago Bears: Mike Glennon is In, Cutler Might Soon Be Out

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For this, ESPN reports that Glennon is set to ink a three-year, $43.5 million contract that includes $19 million guaranteed. It also puts the former Buccaneers' backup on a bit of a clock as his three-year deal is every bit of a prove-it deal while it lacks the typical one-year stipulation. Read More »

Former Eagles Trade Target Torrey Smith to Be Released by 49ers

Smith still has the ability to stretch the field as an "X" receiver. The San Francisco 49ers release wide receiver Torrey Smith , the team announced Tuesday morning. Smith was set to make over $9 million this season. Smith, who missed the last four games of the 2016 season with concussion symptoms, had 20 receptions for 267 yards and averaged 13.4 yards per catch with three touchdowns. Read More »

Ross Sets New 40-Yard Dash Record At NFL Combine

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Ross was already regarded as a first-round pick, and his 40-yard dash time only solidifies his stock as such. The tight ends in attendance burned up the track and jumped out of the building Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium, putting on the best all-around combine performance yet by any 2017 position group. Read More »

Foxes' first win of 2017 amid fan protests over Ranieri sacking

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Leicester City continued their upward journey post-Claudio Ranieri as another excellent performance saw them move clear of the relegation places and leave Hull City firmly rooted in the dreaded drop zone. "We need to think game by game and right now we only think about Leicester on Saturday", he said. Hodgson has held four spells in the Premier League with Blackburn, West Brom, Fulham and Liverpool, however he's more recently known for becoming the latest manager to flop in charge of the ... Read More »

Jets To Release WR Brandon Marshall At His Request

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In his first season in NY, he totaled 109 receptions, 1,502 receiving yards, and 14 receiving touchdowns. The Jets saved $7.5 million by parting ways with Marshall , who was due to earn $7.5 million in the final year of his contract. From there, the well-traveled veteran suffered perhaps his worst season in 2016, managing only 59 catches, 788 yards and three touchdowns. He underwent surgeries for hip and shoulder injuries last season, and it's unclear when he will return. Read More »

Red Sox expect David Price update after second opinion on Friday afternoon

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Dr. Andrews founded Birmingham, Ala. -based Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center and Dr. ElAttrache practices at Los Angeles-based Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. The fear was Price would be out an extended period of time, but according to Red Sox beat writer Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe , the injury just needs some rest. Read More »

Khabib Nurmagomedov Claims One Of Conor McGregor's UFC Fights Was Fixed

As a coach, Kavanagh is intrigued by the idea of the boxing match, mostly because it's a chance to shock the world and prove people wrong again. "I can't really say if the McGregor is going to happen", he told BBC Sport . "I said donate it, I don't want your money". "Firstly, every son wants to show off to his father what he's capable of", the elder Nurmagomedov said, "It's too bad I didn't take video of the 10 other fights he had that were more interesting". Read More »

Roger Federer wins opener at Dubai Tennis Championships

Wawrinka, a three-time grand slam champion, has reached the last-four in the two tournaments he has contested so far this season, in Brisbane and the Australian Open, and he feels satisfied with his game. "It's mutual, because I missed playing here a year ago". "Especially after Australia, fans and myself know how special it is for me to be back on the court". Read More »

8-year-old girl killed after surviving auto crash in Texas

Thomas said the woman began firing at her and her daughter. That's when she noticed the blood on her jacket. "I put my vehicle in park and I reached down for my baby", Thomas said. "She loved to go shopping too". A reward of up to $15,000 is being offered for information leading to the identification and arrest of "the person or persons" involved in the fatal shooting of an 8-year-old Texas girl. Read More »

Kyle Lowry to Undergo Wrist Surgery, PG Aiming to Return for Playoffs

Lowry injured his wrist in a February 15 victory over the Charlotte Hornets, the team's final game before the All-Star break. Lowry is second on the team with his average of 22.8 points and leads the Raptors with 6.9 assists per game. Anything could still happen over the rest of the regular season, but, for now, the Celtics look likely to avoid the Cavaliers side of the bracket. Read More »

Arizona Cardinals place franchise tag on Chandler Jones

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The Carolina Panthers followed suit shortly after the Cardinals and applied their franchise tag to defensive tackle Kawann Short. Even if that doesn't happen before now and the start of camp, the Cardinals will be happy to have Jones rushing the passer for at least one more year after making a trade for him before last season. Read More »

Andrew Bogut Plans To Sign With Cavs If Bought Out

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Veteran free-agent point guard Deron Williams is expected to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers today after he was waived by Dallas last week. "He's a good shooter, he's a smart player". While Bogut may not be a huge benefot when a team such as the Warriors go with their small ball death lineup, he does gives the Cavs an advantage when the bench comes to play. Read More »

5 things we learned from Manchester United v Southampton

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I have so many good things in my career that I wouldn't be influenced by a little detail. Despite looking glum, Mourinho reiterated: "I am very happy". I like the finals like before, Chelsea-Manchester United, Chelsea-Arsenal, Chelsea-Liverpool, Chelsea-Tottenham. "You push even more the older you get. Read More »

Griezmann will 'definitely' join Man Utd

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The news will encourage Man United, but they are still far from guaranteed to sign Griezmann this summer. 'He will bring goals , assists and his winning mentality'. Just where Griezmann would fit-in at Manchester United remains to be seen as Jose Mourinho's side have an abundance of attacking talent in the form of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford, whilst veteran captain Wayne Rooney is still on the books. Read More »