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Ibrahimovic fires Manchester United into FA Cup quarter-finals


The United boss will head back to Stamford Bridge next month after goals from Marcus Rashford and Zlatan Ibrahimovic saw off Blackburn. Rooney and Carrick missed Thursday's Europa League match against St Etienne with minor muscular injuries, with Mkhitaryan absent from the last-32 first leg through illness. Read More »

HISTORY MADE! Non-league Lincoln dump EPL Burnley out of FA Cup


The corner was high and long, and a Lincoln head, left in acres of space, directed the ball into the crowded six yard box, where Raggett leapt highest and sent his header goalwards. Middlesbrough saw a two goal lead disappear as Oxford City scored twice in three minutes and just as another shocked looked likely Boro' scored a late victor to take the tie 3-2. Read More »

Former Bucs cornerback Darrelle Revis charged with assault


He said Revis had been approached by a group of five or six men, one of whom was intoxicated and verbally threatened him. He said Revis "feared for his safety" and sought medical attention, but he didn't offer details about the severity of Revis' injuries. Read More »

Patriots receiver Floyd jailed for drunk driving


New England Patriots wide receiver Michael Floyd has been sentenced to 24 days in jail after pleading guilty to a second offence of driving under the influence (DUI). Michael Floyd is going to jail. The Cardinals released him shortly after his arrest, and the Patriots claimed him off waivers. He did not play in the Super Bowl , but after the Patriots' win, Floyd posted a defiant tweet that miffed many Arizona sports fans. Read More »

NFL Star Charged With Terroristic Threats After Alleged Assault


A verbal argument followed. The altercation reportedly stemmed from two males recognizing Revis. The 21-year-old and the 22-year-old say they were then both punched and knocked out, according to the statement, which said that area witnesses indicated they had been unconscious for 10 minutes. Read More »

Dedicated Patriots Fan Gets Tom Brady Tattoo On His Butt


All that experience has made it easier for him to play, he said . But I think those who are exhausted of the Patriots' success would take a little pleasure in the fact a cockroach is named after Tom Brady. Two Hollywood writers, Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson, are collaborating on a script for a movie that will focus on Tom Brady and the Patriots' triumph beginning with "Deflategate" in 2014 with Brady's suspension and falling out with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, culminating in the epic ... Read More »

Holly Holm appeals UFC 208 loss to Germaine de Randamie

Holly Holm was likewise critical of the developments, wondering why the referee did not take a point after the second offense, where Germaine de Randamie did not stop punching as the bell rang at the end of the third round. I mean, those were some of her best shots of the whole fight were after the bell. Holm, after UFC 208, did indeed say that these strikes were intentional. Read More »

Place Habs fire Therrien, hire Julien

Julien said his contract is for five years after the end of this season. "He's a good manager, a good man and it's important for me to work for good people", he said. But for once, the Bruins aren't to blame. To say Boston was struggling when Burns came aboard would be an understatement. If there are two rules among front-office types in the National Hockey League, they're "don't do stupid stuff" and "what goes around comes around". Read More »

7 takeaways from Arsenal's complete collapse against Bayern Munich


Bayern have not clicked this season. And play had ended 1-1 in the first half. Switching from 4-2-3-1 to a 4-3-3 gives an extra body centrally and a sturdy base for the team to spring attacks from. "We have already won there and I feel we have a chance to go through", said Wenger. The Round of 16 has been a source of Gunners' heartache with Wenger's side losing at this stage of the competition in each of the last six seasons. Read More »

PSG confident they can match Barcelona


Messi is playing some of the best football of his career — though that seems to happen most seasons. And then there's a little bit of a gap to some of the English clubs, PSG maybe and others like Dortmund and Juventus. "Even though I am now in a good project and I feel at home, any player would play for Barcelona ". Mid-February is probably a bit early for it, but the Champions League round-of-16 clash between Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona has a definite Thunderdome feel. Read More »

Pats' QB Brady says Super Bowl comeback not his best game


Brady can find nitpicks about any of his performances, though, so you'd be hard-pressed to get him to admit any of his games are among his best ever. This historic moment reaffirmed that the New England Patriots under coach Bill Belichick never give up and play as a team at all times with only one goal in mind: victory. Read More »

Victor Cruz released by New York Giants


Cruz took a significant pay cut to return to the Giants past year. The fans in NY loved Cruz, as his outgoing personality and ability to take over games with big-play ability was key to the team early in his career. In 2014, Cruz really saw his career be derailed. And according to Art Stapleton of The Record , the Giants have noticed. While Cruz is clearly no guarantee, it wouldn't do the Eagles much harm by signing him to an low-cost, short-term deal. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Opens Up On This Summer's Transfer Window


The 28-year-old has played a big role for Jose Mourinho's side this season, scoring and creating goals. "The Anthony Martial I want is the Anthony Martial of the last two weeks of training", Mourinho said of the attacker, reduced to a watching brief in United's previous two matches. Read More »

'Emotional' Pochettino is just what Tottenham need, says Kane

The good thing is the injured players are very positive , that's important". And not say "I want to win" - to show you want it with your performance, your behaviour, your attitude. For me, they are not a number, they are people that feel, that have emotions, and it's very, very tough when you can not give the possibility to them to play, and then Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, they are training hard, hard, hard. Read More »

Bucks forward Jabari Parker leaves with sprained left knee

Over the course of his abbreviated stretch from 2016-2017, Parker averaged a single-season career-high 33.9 minutes per game. Up-and-coming shooting guard Zach LaVine of the Minnesota Timberwolves sustained an ACL tear in his left knee in Friday's loss to the Detroit Pistons and will miss the rest of the season. Read More »

Dont'a Hightower won't visit White House because he's 'been there, done that'


Patriots tight end Martellus Bennet and defensive back Devin McCourty have chose to boycott the White House visit, citing their opposition to President Donald Trump. "I'll collaborate later on in life but like right now [I'm] just trying to enjoy this right now". "I haven't thought about it". "People know how I feel about it". Read More »

Packers release concussion-plagued No. 1 CB Sam Shields

Starks suffered a concussion in a December vehicle accident and did not play in any game the rest of the way for the surging Packers . He sustained the fourth known concussion of his National Football League career on September 11 against the Jacksonville Jaguars and never returned. Read More »

Russian Federation banned from London World Championships


The IAAF confirmed on Monday that Russia's exile from athletics will remain in place for this year's World Championships in London. The ban relates to state-sponsored doping which first surfaced in November 2015, ruling athletes out of the Rio Olympics previous year. Read More »

Joe Thomas on Justin Gilbert


To the surprise of nearly no one, the Pittsburgh Steelers released former Cleveland Browns cornerback Justin Gilbert on Monday. There will be no salary cap ramifications for the Steelers because Gilbert's contract was not guaranteed. After being released, Gilbert can only hope the third time is the charm. The Pittsburgh Steelers wanted to give Justin Gilbert a chance. Cleveland made two trades in the top ten picks in order to select the former Oklahoma State Cowboys cornerback. Read More »

What Scotland's press is saying ahead of the Ireland match


November fifth 2016 was the greatest day in the history of Irish rugby. Twice a World Cup victor and three times World Rugby Player of the Year, McCaw was in London to promote the Leicester Square premiere of the film Chasing Great , a documentary of his final season in the black jersey. Read More »

UC Berkeley Cancels Milo Yiannopoulos Talk Amid Protests

UC Berkeley graduate student Pike Long was glad the event was eventually shut down but said university administrators should have canceled it sooner. Shortly after 6am on Thursday , President Trump blamed the protest on the university, which he claimed "does not allow free speech and practices violence on innocent people with a different point of view". Read More »

Isaiah Thomas Outlasts Kyle Lowry

The Celtics went 10-4 in that span. The newly crowned Eastern Conference Player of the Month strengthened his case for MVP consideration with his latest performance during the Celtics' second half comeback win over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night. Read More »

Middlesbrough 'agree loan deal for Jese'


Karanka found himself in a similar position last season when now Aston Villa midfielder Albert Adomah asked to leave the club, and while he has admitted he feels let down by Ramirez, he believes the damage is not irreparable. The arrival of the former Real Madrid man would complete a strong week in the transfer market for Las Palmas, who announced the signing of Alen Halilovic from Hamburg on an 18-month loan deal on Thursday. Read More »

Clippers Rumors: Knicks reach out about Carmelo Anthony trade


According to National Basketball Association rumors guru Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical , Jackson has probed trade interest from three teams: the Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Los Angeles Clippers. Anthony will make $24.5 million this year, $26.2 million in 2017-18 and $27.9 million in 2018-19, with an early termination option for that season. Read More »

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni stuns No. 5 Karolina Pliskova to reach semis


Lucic-Baroni cracked first, broken to love as Pliskova forced a third and deciding set. There were a lot of people along the way telling her it couldn't happen, she said in her post-match interview, but she's a "tough cookie". Lucic-Baroni arrived at match points when Pliskova netted a forehand and sealed it when the Czech missed the return. However, back-to-back double faults and a long forehand saw Lucic-Baroni broken back immediately, only for her to regain the break in stunning fashion ... Read More »

Ranking Luis Enrique's Options to Cover for Barcelona's Injured Sergio Busquets

Their hopes of getting a result are further diminished when one accounts for the fact that Barca have won each of the sides' past three meetings by an aggregate score of 8-1. He was held scoreless for the first time this year by Real Sociedad in a Copa del Rey match last week. Taking advantage of a misfire competitors, as well as winning the extreme tour of Sporting 2: 3, Eibar broke lose-lose streak of 4 games in a row, scored 26 points and rising to 9 spot in the standings. Read More »

Canada's Hadwin shoots 59, vaults into lead at CareerBuilder Challenge


Hadwin is 17 under through 54 holes, just ahead of Tour rookie Dominic Bozzelli. As he did most of previous year, when he was probably the best Canadian on the PGA Tour, the Abbotsford, B.C. "And I'm not sure he knew what to respond to me at that point because he knew I was playing well and he knew that clearly I was thinking about it". He did and made history, shooting the ninth sub-60 round in PGA Tour history, albeit the second in 11 days, following Justin Thomas' first-round 59 en ... Read More »