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McLaren suffers Honda engine issue on first morning of F1 testing

Having spent Sunday conducting a filming day with McLaren-Honda, in which the MCL32 covered 100km, Alonso headed out onto the Barcelona circuit on Monday morning to officially begin his pre-season testing. Alonso did 119 laps on his first day in the vehicle a year ago, and Monday was more reminiscent of Jerez in 2015 when he completed just six. "I think first of all we need to go through this week with the normal plan and see how we end up". Read More

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Klopp: Lallana is crucial to Liverpool

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has been ruled out of Monday night's game at Leicester City with a foot injury, a source has told ESPN FC. After Liverpool's horrendous defeat to Leicester City at the King Power Stadium , Jürgen Klopp admitted that it was hard to "find the right words" to assess his side's shortcomings against yet another team in and around the relegation zone. Read More

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Jason Pierre Paul receives franchise tag from Giants

But after JPP lost part of his right hand in a Fourth of July fireworks accident that summer, the Giants pulled the long-term offer, and he played on the one-year deal. Two years after being franchised by the Giants, the 28-year-old is expected to be tagged again, according to ProFootballTalk. I've proved it. I've showed it. Read More

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Steelers place franchise tag on RB Le'Veon Bell

The franchise tender for Bell should come in at somewhere over $12.3 million. For the Steelers, the question becomes whether it's worth the extra $2.25 million to prevent another team from trying to get Bell. We know that's an option. "The tag is always an option, and it's something we'll use if necessary", Colbert said on February 16. The Steelers rode Bell into the postseason, feeding him the ball 31.8 times per game rushing or receiving over the final eight games he finished - all wins, ... Read More

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Lightning trade Brian Boyle to Maple Leafs

Lightning trade Brian Boyle to Maple Leafs

Since spending the last three go-rounds as a member of the Lightning, Boyle has already appeared in 54 games for Tampa Bay thus far into the 2016-2017 regular season. Instead, the Lightning pick up a second-round pick as well as some help for the Syracuse Crunch. On the other side of the ice, Bryon Froese has played in a whole two games with the Maple Leafs this season. Read More

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Raptors all-star guard Kyle Lowry to have surgery on right wrist

He is second on the team with his average of 22.8 points and leads the Raptors with 6.9 assists per game. Lowry played in his third straight All-Star Game last week but had missed the past two games with soreness in his wrist. They visit the New York Knicks on Monday, before back-to-back games against Eastern Conference rival Washington Wizards. The Raptors (33-24) are now fourth in the Eastern Conference standings. Read More

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Manchester United confirmed line-up to face Southampton: Mourinho makes six changes

Manchester United confirmed line-up to face Southampton: Mourinho makes six changes

United's preparations have not been helped, however, by the distraction of their Europa league engagement with Saint-Étienne who they saw off 4-0 on aggregate on Wednesday. Before, everything was coming on top of the table, then Jose called. I will not play one game by being Ibrahimovic and for what I did before. "(My children) are satisfied with what I am doing", Ibrahimovic said, "but this time I am the boss, not them". Read More

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Receives franchise tag from Cardinals

Receives franchise tag from Cardinals

The franchise tag figures have yet to be determined, but the estimated one-year salary for an outside linebacker is expected to be about $14.5 million. The tender will likely be used as a bridge in an attempt to negotiate a long-term deal while keeping Jones off of the open market. "Chandler's not going anywhere because if we have to, we will franchise him", Arians told reporters . Read More

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Knicks' Joakim Noah likely to undergo season-ending knee surgery

The Vertical first reported that Noah would undergo surgery. However, he has appeared in just 46 games as a member of the Knicks while starting each of those contests. He was originally selected by the franchise in the first-round of the 2007 NBA Draft out of Florida. He's lost minutes to backups Kyle O'Quinn and Willy Hernangomez, both of whom have been much more productive per minute. Read More

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Venezuela denounces France for treat of 'world's worst skier'

Venezuela denounces France for treat of 'world's worst skier'

He almost did not make it out of the blocks as he wobbled his way to the starting line, but it was his first time skiing on snow having previously only trained on wheels. Airport migration officials in Paris allegedly doubted his story, thinking his journey to the slopes was a ploy to leave his beleaguered country. He was forced to start a GoFundMe campaign just to get to Finland in time for the competition, a feat he only just achieved. Read More

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Tim Tebow reporting to Mets minor league camp early

Tim Tebow is entering his first spring training with the Mets. Tebow, who spent part of last fall playing for the team's instructional league squads in Florida and Arizona after signing a minor league deal with the Mets, will take batting practice and do fielding drills ahead of the team's game against the Houston Astros. Read More

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Joel Embiid Out Indefinitely Due To Swelling In Knee

After missing the first two seasons of his National Basketball Association career, Embiid opened eyes in the first four months of the season with a combination of size, skill and athleticism rarely seen. Embiid has missed 14 of Philly's last 15 games with the knee ailment, which initially was thought to be a minor injury. This will leave some Sixers fans upset they will not get to see Embiid again this year if the team does sit one of their franchise players, but it makes the most sense as ... Read More

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Boston Celtics Blow Tiebreaker to the Toronto Raptors

Boston Celtics Blow Tiebreaker to the Toronto Raptors

Ujiri could have been satisfied with this trade and closed up shop before the trade deadline. “And it will do nothing but help J.V. ( Jonas Valanciunas , who played five minutes in the second half, all in the second quarter), Jakob (Poeltl), Lucas (Nogueira), all of our big guys, seeing that and witnessing that, seeing that in practice, hearing the verbalization in practice.”. Read More

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Knicks waive PG Brandon Jennings

According to Fanragsports.com, Jennings' playmaking style did not mesh with team president Phil Jackson's triangle offense, which the Knicks are now again emphasizing. According to a Monday morning report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Randle will be signed for the remainder of the season, with a team option for next year. Read More

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Basketball player goes through the legs of 7'3 opponent

Nate Robinson literally walked through the legs of his opponent in the NBA's D-League. In Saturday night's game against the Canton Raptors, Robinson found a fresh new way to dribble out of a trap. Not just the ball - Robinson and the ball went through another player's legs. Through his first four contests this season, he's averaging eight points, 2.8 assists, and 1.3 steals while shooting a brutal 28.2 percent from the field. Read More

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Why I am not angry with Conte over bench role - Fabregas

Now I'm sure to win the title we must get 32 points. And Hazard believes Chelsea will have the mental steel to win the title this season. For this reason, I'm lucky. Lukasz Fabianski was making his 100th Premier League appearance for Swansea. And in Conte's eyes, the Spaniard's contribution confirmed the options he has available in central midfield. Read More

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Compensatory Picks: Packers receive one 5th-round draft pick

And that Browns compensatory pick was promised to the Eagles in the Carson Wentz trade past year. With an additional 11 third-round picks, the Lions' fourth-round selection moved from 117th overall to 128th. This is the first year clubs are allowed to trade compensatory picks, and the Browns took advantage of it to add a cornerstone of their defense. The formula was developed by the NFL Management Council. Read More

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Mauricio Pochettino makes promise to Chelsea about Tottenham in title race

Mauricio Pochettino makes promise to Chelsea about Tottenham in title race

Alli made it 4-0 before halftime from Kane's cross as Tottenham's victory took them above Manchester City and closed the gap on runaway leaders Chelsea to 10 points. 14 - GOAL! Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Stoke City (Kane) Oh this is brilliantly taken! Kane led the way, but for Alli this game also provided relief after his moment of madness against Gent that earned the midfielder the first half red card of his career for an X-rated challenge. Read More

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Reed survives, wins Powershares QQQ 300

Reed survives, wins Powershares QQQ 300

The team worked diligently in the pits to fix damage to the splitter under caution and Reed would waste no time moving his auto through the field and back to the front - taking the lead again on lap 117 and holding on through a green-white-checkered overtime finish for the win. Read More

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Ramadan Sobhi starts in Stoke's heavy defeat to Tottenham

Ramadan Sobhi starts in Stoke's heavy defeat to Tottenham

Pochetttino, however, insists there is a fiery side to the 23-year-old's personality too. "Maybe because we all know it's the last season here and it's a very special atmosphere on the pitch and in the stadium ". I felt awful after the game in the week. Bruno Martins Indi was the latest perpetrator of some inept Stoke defending, allowing Kane to spin in behind down the right and tee up Alli at the back post to slam home. Read More

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HIL: Lancers to take on Mumbai in final today

HIL: Lancers to take on Mumbai in final today

Earlier, Uttar Pradesh Wizards overcame the disappointment of losing the semifinal in shoot-outs to defeat Delhi Waveriders 5-4 and finish third for the second time. But Moritz went for a review, which went Kalinga's way, ruling out the goal. When another semi-final exit, their fourth, seemed inevitable, UP Wizards found the equaliser two minutes and six seconds to go. Read More

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Murray recalls shingles struggle after Australian Open exit

Murray recalls shingles struggle after Australian Open exit

Murray is the top seed in Dubai and faces Tunisian world number 47 Malek Jaziri in the first round, while Federer is in action on Monday against Frenchman Benoit Paire, ranked 41. I was as excited as anyone when Murray had his breakthrough past year and took over the world No. 1 spot. "The hotel here is unbelievably close to the courts - you can just walk out of the hotel to play your matches, practise or go to the gym". Read More

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Jose Mourinho: I was upset when Zlatan Ibrahimovic did this

Jose Mourinho: I was upset when Zlatan Ibrahimovic did this

I was very sad, but I did nothing to try to stop him from going. "I never beg a player to play for me", Mourinho, who now has a joint record four English League Cup triumphs to his name, told reporters. "The man here made the difference", Paul Pogba , the world's most expensive player, said next to Ibrahimovic on the field. He's passed the test, becoming a trophy victor in a fifth country after honors in France (Paris Saint-Germain), Italy (Juventus, Inter Milan and AC Milan), Spain ... Read More

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Schmidt delighted with Sexton return

Schmidt delighted with Sexton return

Ireland's title destiny is still in their own hands and Schmidt said: "One of the key things is that England are going to keep going full speed and I think Scotland (their fourth round opponents) have proven that they're very hard to get past and losing (scrum-half and captain) Greig Laidlaw is a big blow for them". Read More

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Six Nations England beat Italy 36-15

Six Nations England beat Italy 36-15

England scored six tries and won their first ever RBS Six Nations bonus point but had trailed at half-time and were baffled for most of the game by Italy's approach at rucks. This was expected to be a comfortable game for England , but it turned out to be anything but. The guys adapted well, we took the game line. "Yeah, good question, I got it wrong, I'm just a silly coach", he said, before reminding the audience that his team remained on course for the title after their third win. Read More

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Wild give up draft picks to get Hanzal, White from Coyotes

That the Wild won the sweepstakes for his services spoke to their drive to mount a deep postseason run after failing to advance beyond the second round the last four seasons. A first-round pick by the Coyotes in the 2005 National Hockey League draft, Hanzal will likely slide into the fourth-line center role for the Wild, providing an instant upgrade toward the bottom half of the lineup. Read More

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