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Author: 0 Under Pulis, West Brom set for best Premier League season

Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho was left counting the cost of the worldwide break after Chris Smalling and Phil Jones sustained injuries on England duty to join Paul Pogba in the treatment room. Henrikh Mkhitaryan insists he was never concerned about his Manchester United career despite making a slow start to life at Old Trafford. Speaking about Smalling and Jones, the United manager said: "They are long-term injuries".

Sports Rangers guarantee Odor $49.5 million -- and 2 horses
Author: 0 Rangers guarantee Odor $49.5 million -- and 2 horses

While that would be a good enough deal on its own for both sides, the Rangers threw in a unique signing bonus in for the Venezuelan: two horses . It includes a club option for 2023 and guarantees him at least $49.5 million. "I love horses. It's one of my hobbies, being around the horses". His salary will be $1 million this season, and then it will increase to $3 million in 2018 and $7.5 million in 2019.

Sports Could Tony Romo replace Phil Simms on CBS?
Author: 0 Could Tony Romo replace Phil Simms on CBS?

The Dallas Cowboys have said next to nothing regarding Tony Romo and what they will do with the quarterback now that Dak Prescott has taken his starting spot. "Nobody really knows how he can handle the course of a 16-game season, but that's true for everybody". Many thought that the Tony Romo saga would be completed or at least have a primary direction after the National Football League meetings this past weekend, but it appears as if everyone has been duped again.

Sports Wozniacki beats second seed Pliskova to reach Miami final
Author: 0 Wozniacki beats second seed Pliskova to reach Miami final

Konta had to dig deep and produce a battling display to edge her way through to the semi-finals, where she will meet either Venus Williams or world number one Angelique Kerber . "I'm happy to be here after the break that I had". "I got a good start to the second set and that kind of got me fired up", Wozniacki said. In the final, the Danish No 12 seed will either Britain's Johanna Konta , seeded 10 or 11th seed Venus Williams of the USA.

Sports Bayern Keeper Neuer Out For Two Matches With Foot Injury
Author: 0 Bayern Keeper Neuer Out For Two Matches With Foot Injury

Lewandowski also proved he can provide goals by setting up Thomas Muller for Bayern's second, his backheel then let Thiago Alcantara stab home their fourth. Just as he did when scoring in the Ruhr derby in February 2015, the flamboyant Gabon striker, Dortmund's self-styled "Batman", donned a black mask to celebrate.

Sports KL Rahul fifty helps India rout Australia, win back Border-Gavaskar Trophy
Author: 0 KL Rahul fifty helps India rout Australia, win back Border-Gavaskar Trophy

At the end of the rubber, which India won 2-1, an Australian journalist asked Kohli if he still considered Steve Smith's men his friends off the field as he had said at the start of the series. "It was a very well-fought series and we had to enjoy after long and successful season", Rahane said. Australia began day four in a desperate mood and the frustration it held from overnight was hardly eased when Josh Hazlewood led two confident appeals for LBW when Murali Vijay was on strike, with ...

Sports Washington's Kelsey Plum wins AP Player of the Year award
Author: 0 Washington's Kelsey Plum wins AP Player of the Year award

Asked at the Final Four why the number of female coaches is dropping precipitously, Auriemma pronounced: "It's quite simple". Landers has seen the video taken at last year's Final Four when Auriemma spoke about how his coaching staff values positive body language and coaching good teammates is more important than just collecting the best players in the country year after year.

Sports Pep Guardiola backs Arsene Wenger to silence Arsenal critics
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola backs Arsene Wenger to silence Arsenal critics

Wenger said on Thursday he was "clear in my mind" about what he wants to do when his current contract expires in the summer, but has repeatedly refused to announce his plans. However, this might be a flawless game for the manager, with Arsenal fans not expecting to get anything from today's game, the team can play a free flowing attacking game with nothing to lose.

Author: 0 Smith and Jadeja shine brightest: India-Australia in Opta numbers

The left-arm spinner with an ability to tonk a few sixes made his limited overs debut for India in 2009, but had to wait for three more years to earn a Test cap. "I will try to get to a hundred next time, and celebrate with two bats as swords", he added. Jadeja dismissed Shaun Marsh, Cummins and O'Keefe before Ashwin joined the party, claiming 3-29.

Author: 0 Oakland stadium director: No desire to host Raiders in 2019

The Chargers exercised that option in January and moved to L.A. after 56 years in San Diego, but Davis already had turned his sights to Las Vegas , which shed much of its "Sin City" reputation in the eyes of major pro sports leagues. I won't attend a game, and I'm not a die-hard Raiders fan, but I do support the city of Oakland . "Hopefully we can just hop on a plane and go to Vegas and watch the games down there".

Author: 0 Leicester still not safe from relegation - Shakespeare

He said: "It summed up our day". Goals from Wilfred Ndidi and Jamie Vardy helped the Foxes to a comfortable win over Stoke City at the King Power this afternoon, a result that took them up to 13th in the table. "The team might change every now and again with so many games", he said. He remains confident any uncertainty will not affect Leicester's summer transfer plans and is relaxed about his long-term future.

Author: 0 Leonard scores 25 as Spurs dismantle ailing Cavs, 103-74

Korver, Shumpert Out: Kyle Korver missed the game against the Spurs and will miss the next two games with knee soreness. The Bulls (35-39) have struggled over their last 10 games and continue to not play well against other underperforming teams.

Sports Everton hit by injury blow ahead of Merseyside derby
Author: 0 Everton hit by injury blow ahead of Merseyside derby

His injury is likely to leave Everton manager Ronald Koeman short of options in defence as right back Seamus Coleman is also set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after breaking his leg in global play last week. Everton has nine league games left. Team-mate McCarthy aggravated a hamstring problem in the warm-up before that match, and Funes Mori tore his meniscus while playing for Argentina.

Sports Shakib ton gives Bangladesh healthy lead against Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Shakib ton gives Bangladesh healthy lead against Sri Lanka

Bangladesh reached 192 losing just two wickets before Sandakan (3-65) took two wickets in successive balls and seamer Suranga Lakmal took a wicket in the next over to leave Bangladesh 198 for five. He claimed his first wicket when opener Soumya Sarkar, charging down the pitch, was deceived by the turn and lofted a catch to Upul Tharanga at mid-off for 10.

Sports Britos nets first Watford goal to deepen Sunderland woes
Author: 0 Britos nets first Watford goal to deepen Sunderland woes

Watford secured three points against a Sunderland side that seem to have accepted their fate this afternoon, with the result leaving the Black Cats rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table with nine games remaining. "I'm only interested in Sunderland staying up, I have got no thoughts about the World Cup or anything like that at this moment in time". Defoe revealed - after his heroics for his country - that the regime which has seen him maintain his form well into his 30s has ...

Sports Federer makes semis, Wozniacki reaches Miami Open final
Author: 0 Federer makes semis, Wozniacki reaches Miami Open final

Federer, who could potentially return to the top of the rankings later this year, admits he is lucky to be through, having been broken when he served for the match in the third set before ending up a point away from an early exit. It marked Federer's second hard match in a row, as he needed two tiebreaks and almost two hours to beat Roberto Bautista Agut in the fourth round, and followed that up with a near-two-hour effort against Berdych as well.

Sports Luis Garcia: Liverpool
Author: 0 Luis Garcia: Liverpool "is ready" for Top Four Challenge

Liverpool , now sitting in fourth position in the league, take on Everton this Saturday in a Merseyside derby that Lallana certainly would have started if fit. With Lovren, Klavan and Joel Matip at his disposal, his side have been left to field the likes of Lucas Leiva at the back when they've come up short through injury this season.

Author: 0 Blazers Nurkic out for rest of regular season

It wasn't pretty for the Rockets . He scored 31 during Thursday's 117-107 win over the Houston Rockets, and it was the 10th time in 19 games Lillard reached 30 points since the All-Star break. You could blame Harden's wrist, because it clearly has affected him this week. "It feels like we're playing like the team that we expected ourselves to be from the beginning of the season".

Sports How will Raiders' departure impact Oakland's economy?
Author: 0 How will Raiders' departure impact Oakland's economy?

As I understand it, loans are to be paid back with interest, so I assume that will put the bill for the Raiders' Taj Mahal to over $2 billion. "If [sharing Levi's] was an opportunity, we'd certainly sit down and discuss it, but I think there are a lot of moving pieces right now that it's really conjecture to talk about 2019 at this point, when they'd still, obviously, prefer to be at the Coliseum".

Sports West Indies roar back to win 3rd T20 easily
Author: 0 West Indies roar back to win 3rd T20 easily

Playing in front of a crowd of more than 6,000, the diminutive left-hander went ballistic upon the Pakistani bowlers, striking five fours and an incredible nine sixes from just 51 balls, as the Windies successfully chased 138 on a docile Queen's Park Oval pitch to claim their first victory in six worldwide matches on home soil for the year.