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National Football League salary cap set at $167 million

In a way, this is correct. According to multiple reports , the number will be $167 million. It's the fourth year in a row the cap has gone up by at least $10 million, rising from $155 million last season. Some of the biggest beneficiaries of the continued rise in the cap will be the players who hit the open market as free agents next week as they'll see plenty of that money funneled toward their bank accounts. Read More

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A comprehensive guide to the new Rules of Golf

A comprehensive guide to the new Rules of Golf

Johnson played the closing holes not knowing whether he would be given a stroke penalty that might have denied him the title on a technicality, although he eventually finished four strokes clear. The Rules are now delivered in more than 30 languages, and the proposed wording will support easier translation worldwide. Once adopted, the rules will be supported by technology that allows the usage of photographs, images and graphics. Read More

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Lance Stroll in the wars again as he crashes in Barcelona

And just before the lunch break on Day Three, the Canadian ended up back in gravel where he was fortunate that there was no lasting damage. "We will be able to recover the program in the coming days". " We're going to try and suit the schedule and figure what's best for us from this point on from the end of the test ". Television replays showed the 18-year-old climbing out of the cockpit with his auto stuck in the sand to check out the damage. Read More

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Renshaw thriving on raw approach: Warner

His teammate and opening partner David Warner praised the youngster and said that he can certainly play in these conditions. "It could have been a different story if he stayed out there or he didn't come off but the way he played and the way he adapted from coming off, being sick and going back out there was credit to him". Read More

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Craig Shakespeare hopes to continue in Leicester hot-seat

But again, the focus is just on Monday night", Shakespeare said in his pre-match press conference. It was a reaction, we've come in for a bit of stick but it's a reaction we've caused as players. "I'm sat at home waiting for the right opportunity to come along and, of course, Leicester would be an awesome one", Rowett told the BBC. "It's a question for the owners". Read More

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Patriots intending to keep QB Jimmy Garoppolo

Patriots intending to keep QB Jimmy Garoppolo

Well, guess we should take the Patriots at their words, right? The Patriots may value Garoppolo as the present backup and future starter, but if they are blown away with an offer for his services, it's hard to imagine the team turning it down and risking the possibility of losing him for nothing a year from now. Read More

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Minnesota Vikings Decline To Pick Up 2017 Option On Adrian Peterson

Before playing just three games in 2016, Peterson ran for 1,485 yards in the previous season. "Adrian is an important part of the Minnesota Vikings organization", said a statement Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman. Owner Jerry Jones wants to pair Peterson with Ezekiel Elliott, who led the National Football League in rushing as a rookie last season. He ran for a league record 296 yards on November 4, 2007, and ran for 2,097 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2012. Read More

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Barca's Lionel Messi has strong history vs

Barca's Lionel Messi has strong history vs

Iniesta said he hoped coach Luis Enrique would sign a new contract after his current deal expires at the end of the season. It's no surprise Lionel Messi has remained one of the top goal scorers in La Liga this season. Sometimes he spends more time in midfield to help us in terms of numbers but I don't think it matters if he's spending more time in midfield or up front. Read More

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Cleveland Cavaliers Sign Deron Williams: Is He Their Missing Piece?

When: 7 p.m. Wednesday. The Rockets, Spurs, Jazz and Celtics all reportedly had interest . Meanwhile, Cavs have picked up Deron Williams . Remember when LeBron needed a point guard? "At the end of the day, I just felt like this was the best fit for me", said Williams, speaking to reporters in the hallway outside the Cavs' locker room shortly before Cleveland hosted the Milwaukee Bucks. Read More

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Both Liverpool & Leicester should hang their heads in shame, says Carragher

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has insisted Claudio Ranieri's achievements at Leicester City will be talked about for "50 years" despite his sacking. Meanwhile, Liverpool come into the game also suffering indifferent form, only winning one from their last five league games. Whilst the supporters displayed their loyalty to the former boss, Vardy and co set about dismantling a leaky Liverpool back line with a performance that finally resembled the Leicester of old. Read More

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Djokovic, Nadal Advance in Acapulco

Djokovic's second-rounder promises to be a lot more complicated, as he could face Juan Martin del Potro for the first time since their Olympic first-round match at Rio past year. Another player who is struggling this year is Australian Bernard Tomic , who retired in the first set of his match against American Donald Young . Querrey, who reached the semifinals in Acapulco in 2016, will face Belgian David Goffin , the fifth-seed in Mexico. Read More

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I am living my dream in Chelsea, says Moses

I am living my dream in Chelsea, says Moses

Manchester City could reduce the gap to eight points if they win their game in hand, but Chelsea appear unstoppable at the moment given that they have suffered defeat just once in their last 20 top-flight games. "We just want to stay grounded and win as many games as we can between now and the end of the season". "We're going to stay focused and keep working hard together as a team, as everyone can see we're doing". Read More

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Andrew Bogut and the 76ers reportedly agree to buyout

Andrew Bogut and the 76ers reportedly agree to buyout

Boston still has almost $3 million to offer Bogut in a potential deal with their room-level exception, more than both the Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs. Had Bogut remained in Philadelphia, he probably wouldn't have seen much time on the court. He just makes everybody better, myself included. In January, with the Cavs going through a tough stretch, James had called out his front office, saying, "We need a f-king playmaker". Read More

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Guptill guides NZ to ODI series levelling win

Requiring a victory to keep the five-match series alive, Guptill hauled his side to their target of 280 with an unstoppable display of power, hitting 180 in 138 balls. There were a few strokes of luck for Guptill towards the end of the chase and the winning runs came courtesy of a leading edge that nearly led to him being caught by a diving AB de Villiers. Read More

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Milwaukee Bucks Game Preview: Feb. 27 at Cleveland Cavaliers

Milwaukee Bucks Game Preview: Feb. 27 at Cleveland Cavaliers

Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon (13) drives to the basket against Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) during the second half at Quicken Loans Arena. 1 seed in the East. "I just felt like this was the best fit for me", he said . If he sees himself as a missing piece on a very good team like the Celtics, why wouldn't he play in a significant minutes to increase his earnings on his next contract. Read More

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Mills pulls out of Lahore T20

Mills pulls out of Lahore T20

Quetta Gladiators qualified for the final on Tuesday after beating Peshawar Zalmi by just one run in their play-off tie. "I have a young family and for me one game of cricket is not worth of risk", he wrote. One-off payments, ranging from United States dollars 10,000 to 50,000, are being offered to foreign players should they agree to play in Lahore. The list of foreign players who would possibly participate in the tournament, initially consisting of 54 names has ascended to 60, and is ... Read More

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Canucks trade veteran F Hansen to Sharks

The draft selection will become a first-round pick if the Sharks win the Stanley Cup this year. The Canucks and Sharks play one another Thursday in San Jose. Matthews earned his team-leading 31 goal at 6:41 of the first period as the Leafs took a 1-0 lead by converting their first power play of the night. Hansen has spent his entire career with the Canucks since being drafted in the ninth round of the 2004 NHL Draft. Read More

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Former Soviet gymnast Olga Korbut sells Olympic medals at United States auction

A naturalised U.S. citizen, Korbut now teaches privately and celebrated the 40th anniversary of her Munich victories with an appearance at the 2012 London Olympics. Four years later, Korbut, who triggered an explosion of interest in gymnastics, added another gold and a silver at the Montreal Olympics. FILE - In this August 31, 1972, file photo, Olga Korbut , USSR, holds up her gold medal in the gymnastics individual event at the summer Olympics in Munich. Read More

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Saints to release Jairus Byrd

Saints to release Jairus Byrd

The former Buffalo Bill signed a $54 million contract, $28 million of it guaranteed. Byrd appeared in 16 games with 15 starts the past season, totaling 82 tackles (56 solo), two interceptions and three passes defensed on 893 total defensive snaps to lead the safety group. Read More

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Brighton & Hove Albion v Newcastle United

A trip to Huddersfield follows on Saturday, with the Terriers now third in the table and still with ambitions of gaining automatic promotion. However, Mo Diame and his teammates had a different idea as they scored two goals in the final ten minutes to claim a 2-1 win and go top by two points. Read More

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England's Danny Care perplexed by

England's Danny Care perplexed by "negative" Conor O'Shea tactics

That allowed their players to legally drift behind the tackle area and obstruct the England scrumhalf without being offside. "It won't work every time, opposition teams have seen it now and will always factor the possibility of anti-rucking when they play Italy , but on Sunday it confused and bewildered England to the extent that the 70-point trouncing some had anticipated never looked like happening". Read More

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Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield Releases Apology For Weekend Arrest

Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield Releases Apology For Weekend Arrest

In a lengthy apology Tuesday afternoon, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield called putting himself in the situation to be arrested and charged with four misdemeanors "the biggest mistake" of his life. He reportedly showed signs of slurred speech and had difficulty walking. An officer tackled the Oklahoma standout to the ground and attempted to arrest him, but Mayfield refused to put his hands behind his back. Read More

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Bruins win 4-1 after scary injury to Coyotes' Burmistrov

He was then taken a nearby hospital to be evaluated. Tuukka Rask had 22 saves for the Bruins, who have won six of seven games since firing coach Claude Julien and replacing him with Bruce Cassidy. A quick wrist shot beat Smith to make it 3-1 with just under two minutes left in the second . Backes made it a 3-1 game at 18:05 in the second off of a shot from the slot, while Brad Marchand capped Boston's scoring with 11 seconds left in the period off of an impressive unassisted effort. Read More

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Adrian Peterson to become unrestricted free agent

Parting ways with Peterson's contract does not incur a single dollar in dead money, and it prevents the team from severely overspending at a position which has been severely undervalued in today's NFL. As one of the best running backs over the last 10 years - if not the best - Peterson's production has declined and he has some off-the-field baggage. Read More

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Hamilton has 'bruises and bumps' from '17 cars

And Mercedes, winners of the past three driver and constructors' championships, boasted impressive speed, too, with Hamilton fastest from Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel. Thankfully, the situation appeared to improve and Alonso completed 29 laps in total, finishing tenth on the sheets, but the Woking team, and its engine partner, must be hoping for better things tomorrow (and beyond). Read More

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Federer wins first match since winning Australian Open

Federer wins first match since winning Australian Open

Andy Murray is ranked as the top seed at the Dubai Tennis Championships and will begin his campaign today and will play Tunisian world number 47 Malek Jaziri in his first round game. After Dubai , the 35-year-old is due to play in Indian Wells and Miami (starting March 27th). I took the time I needed to take to get back and hopefully I can stay healthy for the rest of the year'. Read More

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Colin Miller ejected for hit that put Alex Burmistrov on stretcher

Colin Miller ejected for hit that put Alex Burmistrov on stretcher

Teammates watch as medical staffer attend to Arizona Coyotes center Alexander Burmistrov (91) following a hit by Boston Bruins defenseman Colin Miller during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston , Tuesday, Feb. Tuukka Rask stopped 22 of 23 shots for his 30th win of the season. Peter Holland scored for the Coyotes. It was an ill-advised pass, as it put Burmistrov square on the trolley-tracks for an oncoming Miller, who hit him hard as he released the puck. Read More

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Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO), SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (NYSE:SEAS)

Whether a company misses or beats analyst estimates, the earnings report may guide short-term stock price movemments. There may be various price targets for a stock. (NYSE:SEAS) could bring EPS of $1.08/share. Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) reported payment volume growth of 34 percent and Square Capital origination of $248 million, representing 68 percent year-over-year growth. Read More

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Herath to lead Sri Lanka in Bangladesh Tests

This will be the second Test series Mathews has missed over a six-month span, with multiple leg injuries also having prevented him from touring Zimbabwe in October and November. The first of Sri Lanka's two Tests against Bangladesh begins on March 7 in Galle. The last time the two sides contested a two-match Test series in Sri Lanka was in 2014, which the hosts took 1-0 after bagging the first one by 248 runs and drawing the other. Read More

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Mike Mayock explains why Denver Broncos shouldn't go OT first

Mike Mayock explains why Denver Broncos shouldn't go OT first

Even if the Colts opt to go a different direction in the first round, Mayock suggested they should be able to find pass-rush help on the second day of the draft because "there's talent throughout" the draft. It is well known that the Giants will have the 23rd overall pick in the draft and what they will do with that pick has already been debated back and forth many times. Read More

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