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Sports Aitor Karanka: 'I trust my players'
Author: 0 Aitor Karanka: 'I trust my players'

Fans turned on the Spaniard for the first time this season and he is now the clear favourite to become the next Premier League boss to lose his job. However, Middlesbrough are seeking a high-price of around £30m for their defensive star's signature but it would be hard to command such a figure if Aitor Karanka's side were relegated to the Championship- with the club now sat in the relegation zone and three points from safety.

Sports South Africa cancels decision to withdraw from ICC
Author: 0 South Africa cancels decision to withdraw from ICC

The ICC had issued warrants for his arrest and wanted him to stand trial on charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. "South Africa will fully participate in this process". "South Africa should continue to work constructively with civil society on the advancement of worldwide criminal justice", the report stated. It would take a year for the decision to come into effect.

Sports QB Tony Romo will be released by the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday
Author: 0 QB Tony Romo will be released by the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday

They moved ahead in free agency, landing Dallas Cowboys right guard Ronald Leary. While Siemian comes at a younger age (25 years old compared to 33) and cheaper price (Siemian will make roughly $1.3 million over the next two years), the Jets would have to trade a player and/or pick (s) to acquire him.

Author: 0 Duke comes back to beat Louisville in ACC Tournament quarterfinals

The Orange beat Miami 70-55 in the first meeting between the two teams in the Carrier Dome, a game that sparked the Orange's improvement during conference play. MT: Joel Berry , UNCMight seem like a unusual pick but I see UNC going far in this and not only has Berry has led them in points the last couple games but he can take games over late.

Sports Vine Young set to sign with team in Canada
Author: 0 Vine Young set to sign with team in Canada

The Roughriders will play two preseason games in June before their CFL season opener against the Montreal Alouettes on June 22. Young was the No. 3 overall selection in the 2006 National Football League draft by the Tennessee Titans, where he played five seasons.

Sports Nowitzki hits 30000-point milestone to join elite club
Author: 0 Nowitzki hits 30000-point milestone to join elite club

Lebron James is the only active threat to Nowitzki's spot at No. 6. Nowitzki's milestone performance makes him the 6th player in National Basketball Association history to reach 30,000 points, putting him in elite company with the likes of legends including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone, Kobe Bryant , Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain.

Sports Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso announces retirement from football
Author: 0 Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso announces retirement from football

Farewell attractive game" this morning before Bayern Munich's official website released an interview detailing his decision to step away from the game. In his career, he's played for Real Sociedad, Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich . Alonso tweeted on Thursday morning: "Lived it". He has won everything there is to win during his career.

Sports Jackson expected to sign with Buccaneers
Author: 0 Jackson expected to sign with Buccaneers

Schefter mentions in his report that Winston played a role in bringing Jackson to Tampa Bay. Washington also needs big numbers from Josh Doctson , the team's first-round pick previous year who missed virtually the entire season with an Achilles injury.

Sports Ferrari's Vettel tops Mercedes for fastest time at F1 tests
Author: 0 Ferrari's Vettel tops Mercedes for fastest time at F1 tests

Hamilton responded with his best time of testing so far and the third fastest overall with a 1:19.352, also on ultras, but believes there is still a lot more to come from the Scuderia. Hamilton's team mate Valtteri Bottas said he too isn't certain that Mercedes will start the season at the head of the field. Hamilton, 32, will take to his Mercedes for one final time on Friday afternoon before the campaign kicks off in Australia on March 26.

Sports Leicester offer managers job to Craig Shakespeare until end of season
Author: 0 Leicester offer managers job to Craig Shakespeare until end of season

The owners are minded to keep him as No. 2 if they opt for a new manager in the summer, but Shakespeare is likely to want assurances that he would not be sidelined. Shakespeare, 53, has spent the past decade as assistant manager at West Bromwich Albion, Hull and Leicester and is yet to manage at senior level. Undoubtedly Ranieri's greatest achievement was leading 5,000/1 underdogs Leicester to the Premier League title last term, but he has also lifted silverware with the likes of Valencia, ...

Sports Alex Hales declared fit for England's final ODI clash against West Indies
Author: 0 Alex Hales declared fit for England's final ODI clash against West Indies

In support of Hales and Root, only Ben Stokes impressed with 34. While the series has been decided, West Indies are anxious to pick-up ranking points to help them qualify for the 2019 Word Cup. Hales' only moment of worry came on 93 when he missed a sweep at occasional off-spinner Kraigg Brathwaite and was given out lbw but went to DRS - which overturned the decision because Hawk-Eye simulated the ball going straight on from round the wicket to miss off stump.

Sports FC Rostov vs Manchester United
Author: 0 FC Rostov vs Manchester United

Daley Blind , Matteo Darmian and Marcos Rojo, as well as Shaw, have all played at left-back this season, but this revelation from the local newspaper suggests that dipping into the transfer market for another option is now highly unlikely. Having already scored twice on both his United debut and his first start in the Premier League, Rashford - a shy, 18-year-old local lad plucked from the under-19s to solve an injury crisis - would soon be an FA Cup victor and earning an England call-up for ...

Sports Pac-12's top 3 teams top Pac-12 Tournament marquee
Author: 0 Pac-12's top 3 teams top Pac-12 Tournament marquee

What that means is that the victor of the Pac-12 Tournament, more than likely, is going to earn that top-two spot in the West, and the two other contenders will be shipped out as 2 and 3 seeds in other regionals. "I think whoever does win the tournament will be the No. 1 or No. 2 seed in the West", Oregon coach Dana Altman said. "I came into the season wanting to win that award, so I'm happy I accomplished my goal", said Bell, who also earned second-team all-conference honors.

Sports Even if Redskins' Kirk Cousins is unhappy, don't expect a holdout
Author: 0 Even if Redskins' Kirk Cousins is unhappy, don't expect a holdout

As the Kirk Cousins watch continues, a few interesting nuggets involving the quarterback have surfaced in the past 24 hours. San Francisco now holds the No. When it comes to the 49ers' salary cap space, the team already saved a bit of money by having former quarterback Colin Kaepernick opt out of his contract.

Sports Six Nations: England v Scotland (Saturday)
Author: 0 Six Nations: England v Scotland (Saturday)

Dylan Hartley (captain, Northampton Saints, 82 caps), 3. Hines declined to explain precisely how Scotland will contest the breakdown, although the fact that England eventually learned to deal with the Italians' ploy is likely to mean it will not be used consistently by anyone else for a while.

Sports Bears to release Jay Cutler
Author: 0 Bears to release Jay Cutler

The Bears, like many other franchises, know all too well that having to search for a QB savior isn't a great situation to be in. By 2017, the Bears were happy to say goodbye. Bears 7-3 with Cutler, fall to 8-8 under Caleb Hanie. Jay Cutler is no longer a member of the Chicago Bears. It wasn't fair at all, but from that point, Cutler's reputation was set in stone.

Sports Kenny Britt expected to sign four-year deal with Browns
Author: 0 Kenny Britt expected to sign four-year deal with Browns

Thursday reports from NFL Network's Ian Rappaport indicate that is soon to change. Once finalized with Browns, Britt's expected terms: 4 years, $32.5m, $17m gtd. Britt is expected to warrant somewhere in the $6 million to $8 million range, on a per season basis, while Jackson is will likely cost at least $10 million annually.

Sports Mourinho fumes at Rostov pitch
Author: 0 Mourinho fumes at Rostov pitch

As we told you earlier, the pitch that United are due to play on in Russian Federation is in far from pristine condition ahead of the game, so much so that it's now being reported that Jose Mourinho wants the game called off. "I was very surprised with what I found here today". Having won their first trophy under Jose Mourinho with a 3-2 win over Southampton in the League Cup final, United need a strong performance in the first leg in Rostov to open the road to the quarter-finals.