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Author: 0 Chris Coleman defends Neil Taylor after leg-breaking tackle

Taylor launched into a challenge and caught Coleman's right leg, causing a sickening injury and earning the Wales man a straight red card. "Neil Taylor is not that type of player". "It was a typical British derby game, there was needle all the way through it", Chris Coleman responded angrily to Irish reporters. "I'm not complaining about that".

Author: 0 SC vs. Gonzaga, Final Four 2017

The West Coast Conference last sent a team to the Final Four in 1957. It's crunch time in March Madness as we head into the Elite 8 round which will obviously determine the coveted Final Four. Sometimes, it was Heartbreak City in 2006 against UCLA - a squandered 17-point lead in the second half with the National Player of the Year suiting up for the Zags.

Sport Packers: Eddie Lacy and Datone Jones leave, Davon House returns
Author: 0 Packers: Eddie Lacy and Datone Jones leave, Davon House returns

The Green Bay Packers have re-signed linebacker Jordan Tripp to a contract for the 2017 season, the team announced on Wednesday. "And that's the type of player I want to carry myself after, just a player that wants to dominate at whatever he does and wants to win".

Sport Were Jets ever interested in Patriots' Dont'a Hightower?
Author: 0 Were Jets ever interested in Patriots' Dont'a Hightower?

As it turned out, the 27-year-old landed a deal worth $10.875 million in average annual value, which is the second most in the National Football League among middle linebackers (Luke Kuechly). For New England, it's just one more notch in an impressive offseason that included a trade for Panthers' DE Kony Ealy and a trade for Saints' WR Brandin Cooks, among other moves.

Sport Barcelona chief admits interest in Everton man, £10.3m fee
Author: 0 Barcelona chief admits interest in Everton man, £10.3m fee

Barcelona are considering activating their option to bring Gerard Deulofeu back to the club after being impressed with his performances on loan at AC Milan. "I have learned in football that we have to forget about the past and the future will come". The Spaniard is now on loan at the San Siro from Everton and has been so impressive during his short stint with the Diavolo that he has earned a call-up to the worldwide fold after three years out in the cold.

Sport Michael returning to Packers
Author: 0 Michael returning to Packers

He was with them until they made a decision to waive him last season, which at that time was surprising since he led the team in rushing yards. He got the first extended run of his career as the primary back, carrying the ball 117 times for 469 yards on the ground to get his first 6 National Football League touchdowns.

Sport A rough, emotional day for top seeds at Match Play
Author: 0 A rough, emotional day for top seeds at Match Play

While the seeds of the Match Play champions resembled lotto numbers in the early going of this tournament, that hasn't been the case recently. Australian world No.3 Day was six holes into his match with Pat Perez before he withdrew, citing illness to his mother Dening in an emotional press conference shortly after leaving the course .

Sport Didi Gregorius will miss Yankees opener, likely more time
Author: 0 Didi Gregorius will miss Yankees opener, likely more time

Torres is scheduled to start the season at Class AA Trenton. But with the Yankees' many shortstop prospects and the hope Gregorius will heal, it's unlikely they'd want to bring in anyone who is signed past this season. NY could slide Starlin Castro over to shortstop, or use Ronald Torreyes or Tyler Wade to fill in while Gregorius is on the shelf. He hit 20 home runs and posted a.276/.304/.447 line in 2016, after averaging a.685 OPS and seven home runs over the three seasons prior.

Sport Isaiah Thomas (knee) returns to the lineup on Monday
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas (knee) returns to the lineup on Monday

We're basketball players. We love it. The Boston Celtics are allowing 33.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.7 rebounds per game. "There's probably a little bitterness in there, but it's a good old-fashioned battle", said Crowder, who had 16 points and nine rebounds on the evening.

Sport Staying in the Premier League is key to Defoe's England hopes
Author: 0 Staying in the Premier League is key to Defoe's England hopes

Cahill admits he is feeling strong right now, helped by Chelsea's form under Antonio Conte which sees the Blues 10 points clear at the top of the Premier League table. Southgate's message about ultimately being the world's best side struck Southampton's James Ward-Prowse. For too long the Three Lions have fallen flat at major tournaments, failing to make it out of their group at the last World Cup before bowing out to minnows Iceland at Euro 2016.

Author: 0 Coutinho: Liverpool need to beat Man City

Liverpool will kick-off against Manchester City on Sunday 14 points behind league leaders Chelsea with a top-four finish the best the Merseysiders can now hope for. If he thinks that's best I'll do it, to be successful as a team you need 11 players and also 25 in a squad. It's a big belief thing in the dressing room, sometimes we don't realise how good we are.

Sport Liverpool boss Klopp insists Coutinho primed for Man City showdown
Author: 0 Liverpool boss Klopp insists Coutinho primed for Man City showdown

City know they are in a scrap for a top four finish his season so a win against Liverpool is imperative, particularly with games against Chelsea and Arsenal to come straight after the worldwide break. City have lost 4-1, 3-0 and 1-0 during that time - though there was a Capital One Cup triumph over the Reds - and Sterling had fairly quiet games.

Sport National Football League player accepts prom invitation from Wisconsin girl
Author: 0 National Football League player accepts prom invitation from Wisconsin girl

According to Annysa Johnson of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel , Ava Tarantino , a 17-year-old student at Waukesha West, will attend the prom's opening ceremonies with Bell, but can not take him to the dance, citing district policy. "Everyone makes mistakes", Jim Tarantino said, "we all do". Bell upped the ante to "600 & it's a deal". Bell was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana in 2014, which netted him a two-game suspension.

Sport Giants reportedly agree to pending deal with ex-Jets QB Geno Smith
Author: 0 Giants reportedly agree to pending deal with ex-Jets QB Geno Smith

Many were wondering if the Giants were planning on using a draft pick to find Manning's successor and even though they are going to sign Smith and Johnson , they could still find a mid-to-late-round project in the draft. Smith finished his Jets career with 5,962 yards, 28 touchdowns and 36 interceptions and a 12-18 record in 30 starts. Johnson was a Giants backup in 2016, serving mostly as a third-string player.

Sport Mourinho: I know which players got Karanka sacked
Author: 0 Mourinho: I know which players got Karanka sacked

Middlesbrough are the league's lowest scoring team with just 19 goals in the 27 games so far and Agnew hinted at a change in approach in the hope reviving the club's fortunes in front of goal. In the second year, he took them to Wembley to play in the play-off final. "I think, in the fourth year, he deserves to be sacked". Agnew will oversee this weekend's clash with Manchester United and the Boro hierarchy will have two weeks before their next game due to the worldwide break, giving them ...

Sport Chelsea eight wins away from league title, says Antonio Conte
Author: 0 Chelsea eight wins away from league title, says Antonio Conte

Xherdan Shaqiri and Marko Arnautovic return for The Potters against top-of-the-table Chelsea . "Victor Moses trained well today [on Friday]", Conte said. Erik Pieters has been the most reliable member of an atypical Stoke City back four under Mark Hughes this campaign. Ahead of Hughes' reunion with one of his former clubs, defender Bruno Martins Indi says his side are still targeting eighth.

Sport West Bromwich Albion vs
Author: 0 West Bromwich Albion vs

And others are plotting to fly a banner reading "No new contract" over the Hawthorns when Arsenal travel to West Brom this Saturday. "For us it's vital of course (to win at West Brom)". "You try to do as well as you can", the Frenchman told reporters on Thursday. The 26-year-old has now overcome his illness and could start up front against the Baggies with Olivier Giroud dropping out after starting during the 5-0 FA Cup win at the weekend.

Sport Manchester City must make these changes to become competitive in Europe
Author: 0 Manchester City must make these changes to become competitive in Europe

Last season, Manchester City were England's sole representatives in the quarter-finals of the Champions League and this time it is Leicester City. Monaco celebrated wildly at the final whistle, they are arguably the best team to watch in Europe and are exactly what City were hoping for when Guardiola took charge last summer.

Sport Manchester City lacked fight in Monaco meltdown, says Sagna
Author: 0 Manchester City lacked fight in Monaco meltdown, says Sagna

The second half we had the chances and we didn't take them and that is why we are out. "We still have the FA Cup, we want to be as close as possible to Chelsea in the league and there are still some games to go". "But it's my eighth year and I knew how complicated this competition is". "City have a team that is good enough to win the Champions League , which is why our joy is even greater".

Sport Notre Dame Picking Up Steam Defensively
Author: 0 Notre Dame Picking Up Steam Defensively

The West Region's 12th-seeded Tigers had a chance to pull ahead on their final possession, but Devin Cannady missed an open 3-pointer just before the final horn. The Irish committed only six turnovers, one of the more surprising numbers to look back on, but there was one late by Farrell that showed a rare glimpse of lost composure.

Sport Dane Piedt added to Proteas squad to boost spin department
Author: 0 Dane Piedt added to Proteas squad to boost spin department

The off-spinner's last Test appearance was also against New Zealand in August 2016, after which he was dropped for Keshav Maharaj. But their tone has been softened for the second Test starting Thursday, given the ruthlessness of South Africa's pace trio Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada and Morne Morkel.

Sport Durban Has Lost 2022 Commonwealth Games
Author: 0 Durban Has Lost 2022 Commonwealth Games

Durban was awarded the Games in 2015 as the only city to make a confirmed bid but an announcement about it pulling out is expected later on Monday. Gideon Sam, the president of the South African Olympic committee and a Commonwealth Games Federation vice-president, says Durban's revised budget and hosting proposal was rejected by the CGF, who made a decision to look for another city.

Sport Liverpool Legend Predicts Central Defensive Pairing Jurgen Klopp Will Pick vs Burnley
Author: 0 Liverpool Legend Predicts Central Defensive Pairing Jurgen Klopp Will Pick vs Burnley

I know most of our performance was defensively but I think we showed a different side to our game. "In the end, [it is] how I have said a few times , we have to prove it on the pitch". "It's not just Burnley , but we're weirdly the big story". I understand that some people will lose their patience, but we can't. He said that there is "nothing decided" before the game, stating that "everything is possible" and that Liverpool "have to take it like it is".

Sport Nicki Minaj Releases Three New Songs With Lil Wayne & Drake
Author: 0 Nicki Minaj Releases Three New Songs With Lil Wayne & Drake

Along with the trio of tracks, the "Did It On 'Em" rapper issued a challenge to the "Lean Back" MC. Remy's " shETHER " is a scathing seven-minute barrage of insults, but her follow-through - an ineffectual second track called " Another One ", a deleted Instagram post , and an interview in which she expressed some regret for all of it - felt rushed and unconfident.

Sport Akhilesh Yadav's 'alliance' statement misquoted: SP leader Naresh Agarwal
Author: 0 Akhilesh Yadav's 'alliance' statement misquoted: SP leader Naresh Agarwal

The rosiest projection for the BJP today was 285 Assembly seats in the state. With a picture of the Bihar exit polls, the BSP has tweeted, "Behenji aa rahi hai". Union minister Kiren Rijiju said, "Countingsepehle hee haarmaanliya (he has conceded defeat even before counting)". Times Now-VMR exit poll points to a possible clear majority in favour of BJP with 190-210 seats.

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