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Sri Lanka take control at Galle despite Mushfiqur defiance

Sri Lanka take control at Galle despite Mushfiqur defiance

Mushfiqur Rahim's gutsy 85 helped Bangladesh avoid follow-on but Sri Lanka claimed a substantial 182-run first innings lead to take control of the first test at the Galle International Stadium on Thursday. "If you can get to a target like that it would be terrific, because very few people have taken 400 Test wickets", Herath said. I don't know if I will have this form always. Read More

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Guardiola Is Manager Of The Month For February

Guardiola Is Manager Of The Month For February

Spend less on the Internet! Pep Guardiola's side are fighting for the title, the FA Cup and the Champions League. "If I have no silverware, I will not be here for a long time", he said. He added: "What I can say we are trying to play better. So I have to handle that", Guardiola was reported as saying by the Independent . "It was something I wanted to change and I believed I had the ability to change, but as a goalkeeper you don't get the time to do that". Read More

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Hamilton Leads UCLA Past USC in Pac-12 Tournament

Hamilton Leads UCLA Past USC in Pac-12 Tournament

OR isn't used to fighting on the Pac-12 undercard, but that was the Ducks' draw Friday night. The last time UCLA won the Pac-12 tournament was in 2013-2014, the year the team made it to the Sweet Sixteen. He said it: "They're one of the most complete teams in the country, offense and defense". Because of how talented and skilled the top three teams in the conference are - UCLA , Arizona , and OR - no other team in the conference has a realistic chance to compete for a conference title. Read More

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John Terry rejected offers from three different Premier League clubs in January

John Terry rejected offers from three different Premier League clubs in January

Antonio Conte has said John Terry is still a very important player for Chelsea as the club look to keep their hopes of a Double alive with victory over Manchester United in the FA Cup quarterfinals on Monday. When asked by Chelsea TV where he stores his honours, he said: "To be fair, I don't know". It was very important, so I'm happy. The Italian boss added: "I have to decide the starting XI". Read More

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Mike Glennon thinks Bears' offense is ideal fit

Mike Glennon thinks Bears' offense is ideal fit

The Buccaneers attempted to re-sign Glennon, but he is off to Chicago for his starting opportunity, and the Bears must cross their fingers and hope that they've spent wisely. What's next for the Bears? The sentiment on One Jets Drive is that Cutler would make sense if they could sign him on the cheap. At the same time, there would be quite a gulf between an average of $9 million a year (what other teams were reportedly offering) and $15 million a year. Read More

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Former Buckeye, Brown Terrelle Pryor signs with Redskins

Former Buckeye, Brown Terrelle Pryor signs with Redskins

Pryor should add some help as he showed off his talent last season in Cleveland with a revolving door at quarterback. Britt had similar numbers to Pryor with 68 catches for 1,000 yards and five touchdowns last season with the Rams. My stance has been, and still is, that it doesn't matter how many years he's been playing wide receiver - his age is his age, and wide receivers tend to start their decline at the age of 29. Read More

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UCLA Leads Three-Horse Race Into the Pac 12 Tournament

UCLA Leads Three-Horse Race Into the Pac 12 Tournament

The Sun Devils continued to hang with the Ducks throughout the first half behind Graham, who was 4 of 6 from 3-point range and had 16 points. ASU (15-18) missed 13 of 14 shots in the first seven minutes of the second half as the Ducks took a 52-36 and eventually pleased their fans who bet OR up to a 17-point favorite in the local casinos. Read More

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Arsene Wenger admits most Arsene Wenger thing ever about Kylian Mbappe

Arsene Wenger admits most Arsene Wenger thing ever about Kylian Mbappe

Welbeck had to pull out of the starting line-up just before kick-off against Bayern Munich on Tuesday night and Wenger is unsure whether he will be fit enough to face the non-league outfit at the Emirates. Gazidis effectively handed fans a mandate to protest and a group plans to voice discontent for a second time this week before the FA Cup quarter-final against Lincoln City today. Read More

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Exit Polls 2017 For Punjab: Congress Ahead, AAP Second, Akali Wipeout | Read

Exit Polls 2017 For Punjab: Congress Ahead, AAP Second, Akali Wipeout | Read

Last year, the Harish Rawat government had a hard time when the President's rule was imposed in the state after nine Congress leaders joined hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party. In Uttar Pradesh, the 40 constituencies that went to the polls today are spread over the seven districts of Varanasi, Ghazipur, Chandauli, Mirzapur, Sant Ravidas Nagar-Bhadohi, Sonebhadra and Jaunpur. Read More

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UP CM Akhilesh Yadav approves pension to 101 families of Kargil martyrs

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav approves pension to 101 families of Kargil martyrs

March 10: Denying the rumours of entering into an alliance with any other party, Mayawati led-Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Friday said it would wait for the results and then take a call on it. The BSP , however, has said that it was not thinking of alliance with anyone to form the government. Asked if he would align with the BSP if there was a splintered verdict, he said he would "not allow Uttar Pradesh to be run by remote control by the BJP ". Read More

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Will Shivpal Yadav be able to retain seat? Counting underway

Will Shivpal Yadav be able to retain seat? Counting underway

Lok Sabha Member of Parliament from Kannauj, Dimple Yadav, who had till now been working behind the scenes, mostly looking after women and child development schemes in the state became the face of the party along with Akhilesh Yadav. BSP was third in this poll as well, with 83 to 95 seats in its kitty. The ideology of the BJP is unsafe for the country. But Akhilesh again kept his options open by saying: "Yes, if we need something during the formation of government. Read More

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Nevada Advances to MWC Semifinals After Win Over Utah Aggies

Nevada Advances to MWC Semifinals After Win Over Utah Aggies

Forward Cameron Oliver added another 19 points and had a game-high 11 rebounds. Fellow freshman Sam Merrill had nine points with a pair of triples, and Quinn Taylor had eight points and eight rebounds for the Aggies (14-17). "If you would have told me before the game that [DJ] Fenner and [Cameron] Oliver would miss a lot of the first half, then I would have thought we would be in better position than what we were", Duryea said. Read More

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Westbrook has another triple-double, Thunder beat Spurs

Westbrook has another triple-double, Thunder beat Spurs

He played in a career-high 72 games last season, while setting new career highs in minutes and scoring, both of which he in on pace to eclipse again this year. After the Warriors' 103-102 loss in Minnesota, Steve Kerr upped the ante on Gregg Popovich. We crawled back in it, and now I think it just goes to show the character that we have within the group, coming together and making sure we don't get embarrassed in our own building like that. Read More

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Hull's Jakupovic calls for cool heads for Swansea clash

Hull's Jakupovic calls for cool heads for Swansea clash

A point there would not be a bad result. The Welsh club have won five of their last eight league games under head coach Paul Clement to move six points clear of Hull with 11 games left to play. No Swansea manager has ever made a better start in the Premier League. The Tigers, second from bottom and now on 21 points - four from safety - face a crucial fixture at the KCOM Stadium on Saturday against relegation rivals Swansea. Read More

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Pressure mounts as Wenger mulls Arsenal future

Pressure mounts as Wenger mulls Arsenal future

ALEXIS SANCHEZ MADE plenty of headlines prior to Arsenal's Champions League clash with Bayern Munich and is likely to make a few more following another humbling night for the Gunners. But we're also professional and prepared. Lincoln now have a six-point lead at the top of the National League, the same division that Sutton play their football, and have done well juggling their cup exploits with their bid for a return to the Football League. Read More

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Jets Sign Tackle Kelvin Beachum

Jets Sign Tackle Kelvin Beachum

Beachum announced the signing on Twitter, and the Jets soon made it official. "J-E-T-S. Jets! Jets! Jets!" an excited Beachum said in a video posted on Twitter via FOX Sports: PROcast. In 2015, he was 28-for-31 on field goals, tying the Cardinals' franchise record with 53 extra points. Beachum spent the first four years of his career with the Steelers and started 39 games for them, which led to some interest from the Jets in free agency before the two sides moved in different directions. Read More

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Bears to sign quarterback Mike Glennon

Bears to sign quarterback Mike Glennon

One reason Gang Green should not sign the former Bears quarterback is that he throws a lot of interceptions. Reports are out that the team has agreed to a three-year contract with Mike Glennon to be the new quarterback next season, but that deal still has yet to be officially announced by the Bears. Read More

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Redskins grab three defensive players, but no stars, as free agency opens

Redskins grab three defensive players, but no stars, as free agency opens

Muskogee High ex Stacy McGee signed a five-year, $25 million contract with the Washington Redskins on Thursday, The report was initially made by MIke Garafoo of NFL Network. In each of the last two offseasons, the Redskins have signed defensive linemen ( Stephen Paea in 2015 and Kendall Reyes in 2016). David Irving, Maliek Collins and Cedric Thornton should combine to fill the void with a committee at the tackle spots. Read More

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Eddie Lacy's free agent tour includes visit to Packers

Eddie Lacy's free agent tour includes visit to Packers

All weight jokes aside, Eddie Lacy is a pretty good running back when healthy and in shape. There has been no time given on when Lacy will arrive in Minnesota, but I'm sure Manny's will have a table ready. After only missing a total of two games in his first three seasons with the Green Bay Packers, Lacy was only able to get on the field for five games in 2016 due to an ankle injury . Read More

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Kris Bryant Earns Record Pre-Arbitration Salary

Kris Bryant Earns Record Pre-Arbitration Salary

That's up from $652,000 a year ago. Bryant, the 2016 National League MVP, boasts a.284/.377/.522 batting line with 65 home runs and 201 RBI through his first 306 major league games. The Chicago Cubs and third baseman Kris Bryant reached agreement on a one-year, $1.05 million deal, reports FanRag Sports . In doing so, Bryant led the Cubs to their first World Series title in more than a century while solidifying himself as one of the best players from around the league despite his young ... Read More

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Bertans scores three points; Spurs lose to Thunder

Bertans scores three points; Spurs lose to Thunder

All four of those loses came to teams now below.500 and out of the playoff picture. Westbrook's total points and assists are over half of Oklahoma City's scoring. The 25-year-old star is expected to undergo the NBA's concussion protocol and he could potentially miss games if he fails it. Russell Westbrook is averaging 32.1 points and 10 assists while Victor Oladipo is averaging 16.1 points and 4.4 rebounds. Read More

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Former Bears tight end Martellus Bennett signing with Packers

Former Bears tight end Martellus Bennett signing with Packers

And who knows, maybe Thompson isn't done in free agency this offseason. Bennett could potentially replace tight end Jared Cook , a free agent whom the Packers were reportedly attempting to keep, but talks apparently broke down . He returned 34 kicks, averaging 23.9 yards-per-return, and averaged 9.7 yards-per-return on 76 punt returns, bringing three back for touchdowns. It was Cook's 36-yard sideline catch with 3 seconds left in the divisional round playoff game at Dallas that set up ... Read More

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Vikings Agree To Terms With OT Riley Reiff

Vikings Agree To Terms With OT Riley Reiff

Reiff has played both left tackle and right tackle and it's unclear now which side he'll play in Minnesota. With Reiff headed for Minnesota and Larry Warford signing with New Orleans, the Lions made a move to bolster their offensive line in acquiring former Wisconsin tackle Rick Wagner, a former fifth-round pick who started three seasons for Baltimore. Read More

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ACC Tournament: Thoughts From Virginia's Loss To Notre Dame

ACC Tournament: Thoughts From Virginia's Loss To Notre Dame

Same held true for its first foray in the Atlantic Coast Conference, where the Irish lost the first game on the tournament's first day. Earlier this season, the Irish also took home two wins over Colorado and Northwestern in late November. "It's been a pretty darn good run". The kid with a vertical leap near 40 inches was thinking ceiling. "I try to encourage guys and things like that and try to find some type of energy", Wilkins said. Read More

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49ers to sign QB Brian Hoyer, report says

Shanahan served as the offensive coordinator of the Cleveland Browns in 2014 while Hoyer is playing as a quarterback for the team. When looking into the details of this contract, it is actually pretty good value and a deal that the 49ers can get out of in just two years, if need be. Read More

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