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Cubs land Yu Darvish on six-year deal

Darvish , a free agent, signed a six-year deal with the Cubs Saturday. Two years removed from a title, the Cubs obviously fit into that category and addressed a significant need by adding Darvish to their rotation. However, the Dodgers are hopi...

Met Office issues new weather warning for snow and ice in Aberdeen

There is a risk of spot flooding early morning and the warning remains in place until midnight Saturday. Lowest temperatures of -2 to +1 degrees in blustery west to northwest winds. It will see wintry showers give accumulations of up to 3cm of snow...

Maxwell survives to steer Australia past England

Australia are now atop the standings in the inaugural triangular T20 tournament after notching up a comfortable seven-wicket victory over New Zealand at the SCG on February 3. It was an exhibition of all his shots against the pace and spin as Eng...

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Rematch Talks Ongoing

About a week ago, Mayweather posted a couple of different videos of himself in the cage, including one where he says, "2018, Floyd "Money" Mayweather, MMA". Back in August, boxing's richest man took on McGregor in a "money fight". " My soundings ar...

Ronaldo: Real Madrid should sign Neymar

Neymar has been in fine form for PSG so far this season, scoring 25 goals and registering 14 assists in all competitions. Terming Neymar who completed his world record transfer to PSG from Barcelona in 2017 as a natural leader, Xavi heaped pr...

Let me go, pleads Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez

It is common in football to see a player on strike when the transfer window is open. RIYAD MAHREZ'S SELF-imposed exile after failing to secure a move to Manchester City leaves him running the risk of not getting paid, PFA chief executive Gordon...

Colts officially hire McDaniels as head coach

One of them was supposed to be who will take over for Josh McDaniels at offensive coordinator. That time just may not be as a member of the Patriots' staff. It was built by Bill Belichick: Mike Vrabel of the Titans played under the Patriots coa...

3B Todd Frazier, Mets agree on $17M, 2-year deal

Though Frazier's.213/.344/.428 batting line was hardly a knockout, his 27 homers and 83 walks pushed his OPS+ to 105, which ranked 21st of the 31 third baseman who made 300 plate appearances a year ago. The Reds , who went into rebuilding mode soon ...

England's Youngs set to miss Wales clash with knee injury

When asked about his selection of the outside centre, Jones said: "Ben will add a different dimension at 13 for us". England coach Eddie Jones said in the build-up to the tournament his team wasn't the favourite because of its long list of abse...

Phone World Team Wishes Kashmir Solidarity Day to All

Protesters shout slogans during a demonstration to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day in Peshawar . "We welcome the worldwide monitoring teams to our centres", he said. Pakistani leaders as well as forces personnel always have an eye out for the Kashmiris....

Washington considers tagging QB Kirk Cousins — ESPN's Schefter

The thinking: Instead of letting Cousins walk for nothing more than a compensatory pick in the 2019 NFL Draft , Washington can get much more than that for what many team's consider a legit franchise quarterback. Could Kirk Cousins be the solution ...

Spurs can't compete with 'big six' rivals off the pitch - Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino's side travel to Liverpool with the league's fifth best away record, the standing of which improves with every game. They took four points from trips to Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League .

Sports court lifts life bans of 28 Russians

There are still 11 other Russian athletes who got a lifetime ban whose appeals were rejected.but only for the South Korean Winter Games. "On the one hand, the confirmation of the anti-doping rule violations for 11 athletes because of the manipu...

Li beats McIlroy to win in Dubai

McIlroy, victor of the tournament in 2009 and 2015, is looking to become the second three-time champion here after Ernie Els. "Wanted to try to go flag hunting a little bit, which maybe I shouldn't have done, but happy with how I played". A couple of...

Jamie Vardy rubbishes Chelsea move

The Foxes managed to scrap past Fleetwood Town in a replay during the previous round of the tournament and Claude Puel is not underestimating their opponents. "Everyone has been saying that when the ball goes in the channel it's a race between me a...

Jury finds Ronald Gasser guilty of manslaughter in Joe McKnight shooting

Gasser was originally arrested in the December 2016 shooting that his attorneys called a road-rage incident gone bad. Prosecutors told jurors Friday that the evidence shows Gasser angrily pursued McKnight and shot him from inside his own vehicle.

Newport County vs Tottenham - FA Cup - Betting Tips and Predictions

When is Newport vs Tottenham and what time is kick-off? It appears to be a back five for Pochettino tonight, with Kieran Trippier and Kyle Walker-Peters as the wing backs, whilst Juan Foyth joins Jan Vertonghen and Eric Dier at centre back.

Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis announces retirement

I bleed green". Hollis said that he was not asked to retire or pressured "in any way" to leave his post. He says he did not know about the 2014 investigation . But to do so, we must listen and learn lessons. And I hope that has a little bit, a lit...

Atlanta Braves Legend Chipper Jones Hall of Fame Election Reaction

Jones and Thome made it 54 players elected in their first year of eligibility by members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America . Controversial candidates Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds again fell short of the threshold, getting 57.3 pe...

Battling Bournemouth hold West Ham to 1-1 draw

The Scot described the first-half performance as the best of his reign, which began in November, but admitted it tailed off as the rigours of the FA Cup extra-time replay win over the Shrews caught up with his side. That should have set the game up f...

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Pyeongchang Olympics begin with mixed doubles curling

China (1-2) responded with a deuce in the second only for Canada to come back with four in the third to make it 7-2. Saturday's 6-4 loss to Wang Rui and Ba Dexin of China ran the...

Met Office issues new weather warning for snow and ice in Aberdeen

There is a risk of spot flooding early morning and the warning remains in place until midnight Saturday. Lowest temperatures of -2 to +1 degrees in blustery west to northwest win...

Cubs land Yu Darvish on six-year deal

Darvish , a free agent, signed a six-year deal with the Cubs Saturday. Two years removed from a title, the Cubs obviously fit into that category and addressed a significant need ...

Maxwell survives to steer Australia past England

Australia are now atop the standings in the inaugural triangular T20 tournament after notching up a comfortable seven-wicket victory over New Zealand at the SCG on February 3. ...

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Rematch Talks Ongoing

About a week ago, Mayweather posted a couple of different videos of himself in the cage, including one where he says, "2018, Floyd "Money" Mayweather, MMA". Back in August, boxing'...

Let me go, pleads Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez

It is common in football to see a player on strike when the transfer window is open. RIYAD MAHREZ'S SELF-imposed exile after failing to secure a move to Manchester City leave...

Ronaldo: Real Madrid should sign Neymar

Neymar has been in fine form for PSG so far this season, scoring 25 goals and registering 14 assists in all competitions. Terming Neymar who completed his world record transf...

Colts officially hire McDaniels as head coach

One of them was supposed to be who will take over for Josh McDaniels at offensive coordinator. That time just may not be as a member of the Patriots' staff. It was built by Bi...

England's Youngs set to miss Wales clash with knee injury

When asked about his selection of the outside centre, Jones said: "Ben will add a different dimension at 13 for us". England coach Eddie Jones said in the build-up to the tou...

3B Todd Frazier, Mets agree on $17M, 2-year deal

Though Frazier's.213/.344/.428 batting line was hardly a knockout, his 27 homers and 83 walks pushed his OPS+ to 105, which ranked 21st of the 31 third baseman who made 300 plate a...

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Phone World Team Wishes Kashmir Solidarity Day to All

Phone World Team Wishes Kashmir Solidarity Day to All

Protesters shout slogans during a demonstration to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day in Peshawar . "We welcome the worldwide monitoring teams to our centres", he said. Pakistani leader...

Washington considers tagging QB Kirk Cousins — ESPN's Schefter

The thinking: Instead of letting Cousins walk for nothing more than a compensatory pick in the 2019 NFL Draft , Washington can get much more than that for what many team's conside...

Spurs can't compete with 'big six' rivals off the pitch - Pochettino

Spurs can't compete with 'big six' rivals off the pitch - Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino's side travel to Liverpool with the league's fifth best away record, the standing of which improves with every game. They took four points from trips to R...

Sports court lifts life bans of 28 Russians

Sports court lifts life bans of 28 Russians

There are still 11 other Russian athletes who got a lifetime ban whose appeals were rejected.but only for the South Korean Winter Games. "On the one hand, the confirmation of t...

Li beats McIlroy to win in Dubai

Li beats McIlroy to win in Dubai

McIlroy, victor of the tournament in 2009 and 2015, is looking to become the second three-time champion here after Ernie Els. "Wanted to try to go flag hunting a little bit, which...