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by | March 20, 2017 | 04:22

I mean, maybe. Pep is pretty crafty. Liverpool's hopes of winning the Premier League title faded during a poor January but three wins in their last four games have boosted their chances of a top-four finish. "We are one of these sides and that's good". "We had a phase between 50-70 where we had them and didn't close the game". Liverpool head into the worldwide break in fourth place - four points ahead of Manchester United, who have two games in hand.

by | March 20, 2017 | 04:20

Barca's weakness from set-pieces was exposed again a week on from conceding twice from corners in a 2-1 defeat at Deportivo la Coruna when Mangala powered home Dani Parejo's corner to open the scoring. Koke added Atletico's third before Joaquin Correa registered a consolation for Sevilla . The France global delivered a cross from a free kick for Diego Godin to head in the opener in the 37th minute then sent the ball fizzing in off the bar from a set-piece in the 61st while Koke tapped in ...

by | March 20, 2017 | 03:35

We usually win good games, but the bad games and the average games we need to be challenging too. "So of course we want to win titles". "Teams spend a lot of money, not just Manchester City ", Guardiola said. If I knew somebody who could do it better I wouldn't be here. "That is normal. But it can happen for any manager in the world and that sometimes you don't win".

by | March 20, 2017 | 03:07

The standout Kansas freshman proved true to his word in an opening-round 100-62 victory over UC Davis on Friday night, scoring 17 points on 8-of-12 shooting in his return from a one-game suspension for an accumulation of embarrassing incidents.

by | March 20, 2017 | 02:45

The group has pledged to fly Confederate battle flags at all major sporting events in South Carolina until the Confederate flag that once flew at the SC State House is displayed at the SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum. Per the AP , Greenville police forced the group to move 50 feet back due to "safety concerns if the flag tipped over". "The NCAA is proud and excited to host championships in the state of SC once again", said Dave Gavitt, the NCAA's senior vice-president of ...

by | March 20, 2017 | 02:28

What we've put in at practice, obviously we've got to do that tomorrow and deliver on the big stage. "Now we find ourselves in a position where we've got to fight hard on the last day to save the game". Yet they never managed to break the Australians. A dismissal that did nothing to quell the misgivings of non-striker Matthew Renshaw, as well as Shaun Marsh, Matthew Wade and Josh Hazlewood - the other left-handers who make up half the remaining wickets left up Australia's sleeve.

by | March 20, 2017 | 02:19

Fellaini got the ball rolling when he headed home Ashley Young's cross in the 30th minute. But what the Portuguese failed to mention was that, under his tutelage, United have generated a palpable level of harmony and collective spirit this season.

by | March 20, 2017 | 02:18

The Cardinals held a double-digit rebounding advantage (33-22) over MI but they couldn't knock down perimeter shots as Louisville ended Sunday's game at 25 percent (5-for-20) from three-point range. Louisville's pressure defence forced only six MI turnovers and the Cardinals wound up just 5 of 20 on 3-pointers. Mathiang, a senior who likely played his last game for Louisville and will enter the National Basketball Association draft, finished with 13 points off 6-7 shooting while Adel, a ...

by | March 20, 2017 | 02:06

Aguero was on target, equalising with a close-range finish from Kevin De Bruyne's low right-wing cross to cancel out James Milner's penalty, but he wasted three opportunities to score the victor in the closing minutes at the Etihad Stadium.

by | March 20, 2017 | 02:05

A minor injury for Divock Origi means we expect him to miss out having featured from the start in last weekend's 2-1 win against Burnley. "Emre has an outstanding attitude", said Klopp. And Klopp does not believe fatigue is catching up with his players heading into the final 10 matches of the campaign. "I think it's part of football that these things can happen".

by | March 20, 2017 | 01:51

It also comes amid a greater sense of urgency about the threat because of North Korea's rapid progress toward developing the means to strike the US with a nuclear-tipped missile. China recently announced it was suspending coal imports that are an important source of revenue for North Korea for the rest of the year in adherence with United Nations sanctions.

by | March 20, 2017 | 01:26

Substitute Rudy Gestede scored as nearly brought Boro back into the game but Antonio Valencia scored a late goal to kill off any hopes of a comeback. Valdes's outing started well as he made a fine low stop to deny Marcus Rashford six minutes into the contest after the young striker raced in behind the defence onto Lingard's pass.

by | March 20, 2017 | 01:23

MI lost it when Moe Wagner picked up his second foul just three minutes into the game. All four average 27.6 minutes or more, with all but Mykhailiuk playing 30-plus. Kamari Murphy leads in rebounds with 7.5 while Newton leads in assists with 3.4 per game. Adding a wrinkle to the difficulty of preparing for Bridges and Ward is the one-day turnaround in the second game of the tournament's weekend.

by | March 20, 2017 | 01:22

Kevin Kisner also deserves to be treated with great respect. Racing with friends earned Kisner a suspension last spring at straight-laced Palmetto Golf Club, a SC institution founded in 1892. The four-time major victor was
one-over for the day after six before going eagle-double bogey-birdie in his next three holes. He failed to win any of those events.

by | March 20, 2017 | 01:22

And, not long after the whistle blew to signal a narrow 3-2 victory, Ndidi found his own unique way to pay tribute to the man who we hope will one day be nicknamed "Bardiola" . 'In parts of the second half we were very good. Following the match, Bilic said : "I'm very disappointed and very frustrated. He's pulled out some crucial saves over the last couple of weeks".

by | March 20, 2017 | 01:16

Jaylin Walker had 23 points and Jimmy Hall Jr. added 20 for Kent State. On a day of upsets in the NCAA Tournament - namely over No. 6 seeds - Kent State was hoping to pull off the biggest one of the tournament. He was helped to his feet and was a bit wobbly, but the freshman returned to action and finished with 15 points , four rebounds and three assists. However, only two days removed from their victory in Dayton, the Aggies were unable to slow a Kansas team making its 28th straight NCAA ...

by | March 20, 2017 | 01:15

Trump had branded China a currency manipulator stealing American jobs and also threatened to impose 45 per cent tariffs on Chinese goods. U.S. secretary of state Rex Tillerson met today (March 19) with China's president Xi Jinping, which is the highest-level meeting between the Trump administration and Beijing to date.

by | March 19, 2017 | 23:55

Xherdan Shaqiri and Marko Arnautovic return for The Potters against top-of-the-table Chelsea . "I just think it detracts from what a good player he is". Mark Hughes has accused Chelsea's top scorer Diego Costa of turning to "the dark arts" during Stoke's 2-1 defeat to the league leaders. Having exited the Champions League in disappointing fashion, what Man City need to do to salvage something out of a largely underwhelming season is finish as high as possible in the league i.e second.

by | March 19, 2017 | 23:35

Frankfurt grabbed a good start into the game and nearly broke the deadlock through Danny Blum, who forced goalkeeper Manuel Neuer to make a save. "We were better in the second half, controlled the game". Leipzig are second on 49 after Mario Gomez grabbed the victor for the visitors with his eighth goal of the season as the Wolves celebrated their first win under coach Andries Jonker in his second game in charge.

by | March 19, 2017 | 23:18

You have to make that process and when you arrive in a semi-final, play like a contender, play like you are able to win. That is the normal situation, my career is the exception. But there is little time to dwell on the loss with the battle for places in next season's Champions League so tight. Liverpool will undoubtedly be concerned by having Manchester United breathing down their necks, after the Red Devil's victory over Middlesbrough earlier this afternoon.

by | March 19, 2017 | 23:12

Victor Wanyama almost doubled Tottenham's lead when his long-range effort cannoned off a post. When they establish control, successful teams think first of retaining it. Christian Eriksen believes Ronald Koeman's side were cautious in their approach. To be fair to Lukaku he was playing in a team that was set up to destroy and counter, while Spurs were on the front foot for the majority of the game and Kane was involved much more than his striking counterpart.

by | March 19, 2017 | 22:32

Mark Hughes has admitted that he held talks with out-of-favour Chelsea defender John Terry about a possible move to Stoke City. With the teams level after 70 minutes, Conte - who was without star forward Eden Hazard due to a reported muscle injury - changed his much-vaunted 3-4-3 formation to a 4-2-3-1 and Chelsea responded by upping the pressure to force a late victor.

by | March 19, 2017 | 22:29

Meals on Wheels America , the umbrella organization for 5,000 providers of home-delivered meals for seniors, said on Saturday that online donations have surged since the White House released a proposed budget that could lead to a big drop in its funding.

by | March 19, 2017 | 22:29

Unfortunately, City usually get the better end of the deal come the end of the season, but the Reds need to reverse that trend this season. Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said that the "little disappointment" he felt after losing a lead in Sunday's 1-1 Premier League draw at Manchester City will have given way to satisfaction with a point by Monday.

by | March 19, 2017 | 22:22

Andersen stopped Patrick Kane alone in the extra frame. Ryan Hartman scored the victor with 17 seconds remaining in OT and John Hayden notched his first career National Hockey League goal to help the Hawks sweep a three-game trip and increase their Central lead to five points.

by | March 19, 2017 | 21:16

Instead he headed back to Teesside on Wednesday evening in an attempt to prevent things unravelling as disastrously as Boro's Premier League form, in which the team have gone 10 games without a win, scoring only three goals and dropping to second bottom.

by | March 19, 2017 | 21:15

Both teams played well in the first half with Louisville getting the upper hand late. The Wolverines used a 45-point second half to shock the Cardinals in Indianapolis . They gave up 88 points to Wake Forest and 81 to Duke at the end of the season. "So, really a great team". Wagner sent in a rainbow three from the left side, giving MI a 58-55 edge with under seven minutes to play.

by | March 19, 2017 | 20:30

The second half was a different story as nerves settled in for fans when Villanova took the lead but a strong finish by the Badgers ended with a huge win and they are off to the Sweet 16. Jevon Carter led the Mountaineers with 24 points, matching a season high. "To me, there's no dishonor in losing in this tournament", Villanova coach Jay Wright said.

by | March 19, 2017 | 20:17

The rescheduled game took place in the neutral venue of Osnabrueck. Having scored his first Champions League goal in a 4-0 victory over Benfica last Wednesday, the 18-year-old Pulisic made the breakthrough 12 minutes into the second half to set Dortmund on its way in the postponed quarterfinal.

by | March 19, 2017 | 19:31

When asked if he wanted the job on a permanent basis, Agnew insisted he was exclusively focused on Sunday's match but added taking charge of the first team was a "massive opportunity" and that he had "served [his] time" as an assistant, having worked under Karanka for two and a half years.

by | March 19, 2017 | 19:14

The Manchester United manager travels to the Riverside Stadium today with an extra incentive to win the Premier League match after the sacking of Karanka, his assistant for three years at Real Madrid. "It's very hard for my players to get injuries and obviously Pogba's injury was due to an accumulation of fatigue". In the second half immediately he felt he couldn't carry on, so even a physical monster like him felt it.

by | March 19, 2017 | 19:12

Baylor play 11th-seeded USC on Sunday (Monday AEDT) in the second round. "The personal experience of going home after one game, not having a chance to advance, I know that hurt them like it hurt all of us coaches". "They made their run, and it was our job to come back and make our own run". The New Mexico State Aggies are shooting 33.4 percent from beyond the arc and 70.9 percent from the free throw line.

by | March 19, 2017 | 18:55

JC Penney announced Friday that it will close its store at the Berkshire Mall in Lanesborough just north of Pittsfield. Marvin Ellison, chairman and chief executive officer of JCPenney, previously said the closings are part of a plan to optimize JCPenney's national retail operations to allow the company to return to profitability.

by | March 19, 2017 | 18:51

On Tuesday, they could have covered the upper deck of Petco Park with a tarp and still had plenty of seats left over. The U.S. fell into an early hole when the Domican Republic scored two runs in the first inning but tied the score in the third inning on Ian Kinser's fielder's choice and Christian Yelich's double.

by | March 19, 2017 | 18:17

Australia head coach Darren Lehmann said here on Sunday that his team was looking to save the Test. It was tough to lose two wickets tonight. "But once the ball gets a little bit softer it plays pretty well, so there's no real demons in the track".