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Sport Zidane: pressures of managing Real Madrid 'exhausting'
Author: 0 Zidane: pressures of managing Real Madrid 'exhausting'

However, according to the Real Madrid's official website , Kroos could well be set to miss the all-important return leg at the Parc des Princes on March 6, after suffering lateral ligament damage. "He´s a player who can cause a great mess to the rival with very few chances to score and we all know this". Cristiano Ronaldo is not expected to be rested against a Betis side which won 1-0 at the Bernabeu last September, and have won their last two La Liga games to join a tight race for ...

Sport Rochdale earn last-gasp draw with Tottenham
Author: 0 Rochdale earn last-gasp draw with Tottenham

However, just before halftime, the Argentine manager was reminded of the potential for enormous upset in the FA Cup with Rochdale executing a wonderful flowing counterattack before a tidy finish saw the Premier League giants staring at an unlikely defeat.

Sport Tito Francona, father of Indians manager Terry, dies at 84 years old
Author: 0 Tito Francona, father of Indians manager Terry, dies at 84 years old

For a generation of Cleveland fans, Tito was one of the all-time favorites to wear an Indians uniform. On behalf of the entire Indians organization, our thoughts and prayers are with Terry and the entire Francona family. The next five seasons in Cleveland, Francona averaged 15 home runs and 71 RBIs. In Cleveland, he was closer to his dad, who would occasionally drive in for games.

Sport Federer Destroys Dimitrov to win Rotterdam Open
Author: 0 Federer Destroys Dimitrov to win Rotterdam Open

Having to defend the ranking points in these two Masters Series events from a year ago factored into his decision to enter Rotterdam. "I'm not sure how many years I'll be playing but I'll enjoy this one". "Anything can happen, but all credit to Roger". The Bulgarian duplicated his 2013 semis at the Ahoy Stadium with a win in an hour and a quarter, sending over a dozen aces and saving both break points he faced against his 20-year-old opponent.

Sport Blackhawks Fans Ejected For Alleged Racist Taunts At Opposing Player
Author: 0 Blackhawks Fans Ejected For Alleged Racist Taunts At Opposing Player

In that release, the team apologized to Smith-Pelly and the Capitals organization for "harmful comments" made by the fans. Barry Trotz on fans directing racist taunts at Devante Smith-Pelly: "I think it's disgusting". "We are committed to providing an inclusive environment for everyone who attends our games and these actions will never be tolerated". Their actions have already been condemned by the Blackhawks and Bettman has now expressed his dismay at the incident.

Sport Stadium Tickets for 60th Annual DAYTONA 500 Sold Out
Author: 0 Stadium Tickets for 60th Annual DAYTONA 500 Sold Out

As Earnhardt drove toward victory lane, crew members from almost every team lined up to congratulate him. That will be easier said than done, but it seems like the plan will be "cautious, but competitive". Members of the "gang" often wear multiple hats for Benton. Johnson, 42, has raced for more than a decade in the premier cup series of NASCAR , battling alongside past icons Dale Earnhardt, Dale Earnhardt Jr ., Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart.

Sport West Brom Knocked Out By Saints As Troubles Continue
Author: 0 West Brom Knocked Out By Saints As Troubles Continue

Grzegorz Krychowiak pinged a diagonal ball over the top towards the back post and Rondon took it in his stride, smashing his left-footed volley home in a manner that can only be described as Van Basten-esque. The away side continued to threaten from set-pieces, and they should have grabbed their second of the game just minutes after the opener. For Southampton , a spot in the quarter-finals presents a welcome distraction from their own troubles in the top-flight, with Mauricio ...

Sport Hanyu magic as snowboarder Ledecka pulls off ski shock
Author: 0 Hanyu magic as snowboarder Ledecka pulls off ski shock

Since she was 4 years old, Ledecka said she decided she would compete in snowboarding GS and skiing. Ledecka, who is the only athlete in Pyeongchang competing in both skiing and snowboarding, will be a favourite in snowboard parallel giant slalom on Saturday.

Sport Donovan Mitchell Wins 2018 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest
Author: 0 Donovan Mitchell Wins 2018 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest

Online gambling site Bovada has listed Smith, a Dallas Mavericks' rookie point guard , as a 7-4 favorite to win the contest. To see Nance Jr . wearing No. The NBA also will conduct a skills contest and a 3-point shooting contest. "I probably would have went back to the 360 windmill", he said . The recently-traded Cavaliers player started his championship round performance with a costume change to the Phoenix Suns jersey of his father, Larry Sr, who was also the inaugural champion ...

Sport Klay Thompson finishes second in Three-Point Contest
Author: 0 Klay Thompson finishes second in Three-Point Contest

Booker's first round started a little slow, but he strategically placed the money ball rack in the final corner which helped round his total out to 19 points. In an event that saw some really poor shooting, Booker stood out from the rest. Booker made the money ball shot on his first four racks, and then made four of the five balls on the money ball rack.

Sport Nick Goepper wins silver in Olympic slopestyle
Author: 0 Nick Goepper wins silver in Olympic slopestyle

The third run by Goepper, who won Sochi bronze in 2014 as part of a USA podium sweep, pushed him past Alex Beaulieu-Marchand by 1.20 points, with the Canadian taking bronze . There was no touching Norway's Oystein Braaten though, who won gold with a score of 95.0 on his very first attempt. The two were part of an American sweep of the podium in slopestyle in Russian Federation four years ago.

Sport Asa Miller finishes 70th in Olympic Alpine skiing
Author: 0 Asa Miller finishes 70th in Olympic Alpine skiing

The 33-year-old Olympian has won two gold medals in previous years and is the only US alpine skier to have two golds. Two events, two gold medals for Marcel Hirscher . Fourcade was caught by Schempp over the frantic final 100 meters and the two skiers came to the line neck-and-neck. Only 75 skiers finished both runs.

Sport USA Olympians Lindsey Vonn and Nathan Chen fall short of medals
Author: 0 USA Olympians Lindsey Vonn and Nathan Chen fall short of medals

Then Weirather, the super-G silver medalist at last year's world championships, moved in front by 0.01 seconds. "This must be some mistake". It wasn't. "I gave it everything I have". "I would rather go riding my snowboard now", Ledecka said, laughing. "I feel like I had a few little mistakes". I thought I had the turn finished sooner than I did and I lost elevation.

Sport Guptill, Munro knock England out of Tri-Series despite New Zealand defeat
Author: 0 Guptill, Munro knock England out of Tri-Series despite New Zealand defeat

England actually won this game by two runs, their first victory from four matches, but they did not do so in comprehensive enough a manner to overtake New Zealand's net run rate. Simply, there was no point in England playing these matches after their three months in Australia and they will have a week now to lick their wounds, take stock and prepare for a 50-over series against New Zealand that has far more meaning.

Sport Ex-striker sends warning to Man United about Chelsea FC
Author: 0 Ex-striker sends warning to Man United about Chelsea FC

It could have been a different story for Basel had Dimitri Oberlin converted a sixth-minute chance after racing through on goal, or if Nicolas Otamendi's barge on the striker in the area had not gone unpunished. At £777million, Manchester City now have the most expensively assembled squad in football but even Brighton and Huddersfield appear in the world's top 50.

Sport Virat best batsman in the world, says Ravi Shastri
Author: 0 Virat best batsman in the world, says Ravi Shastri

The story, however, has been Kohli who is just 14 centuries away from Sachin Tendulkar's record of most tons and is within touching distance of getting to 10,000 runs . And so the teams move on to a little bout of T20 jostling, so that the game's stakeholders earn the dividends from the sport even if it lends itself into a more relentless schedule for the teams .

Sport Lindsey Vonn slips to miss podium in Olympics super-G
Author: 0 Lindsey Vonn slips to miss podium in Olympics super-G

And yes, you read that right: Ledecka, who is a world champion snowboarder but not as well-known for her skiing (until, well, now), borrowed American skier Mikaela Shiffrin's skis as Shiffrin opted to sit today's Super-G out due to the weather conditions.

Sport Pep Guardiola Confirms Gabriel Jesus's Return to Full Man City Training
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola Confirms Gabriel Jesus's Return to Full Man City Training

Paul Cook's Wigan , who are flying high in their division, have already knocked out two top-flight sides this season in Bournemouth and West Ham. "When you look at the Premier League now, Tottenham are an absolutely fantastic team, Man United are probably going through an indifferent spell, albeit in a good league position".

Sport Valverde explains how Chelsea have an advantage over Barcelona
Author: 0 Valverde explains how Chelsea have an advantage over Barcelona

In 14 league games since the beginning of November, they have been beaten just twice: by the top two; Atletico Madrid and now Barca. Jose Luis Mendilibar marked his 100th LaLiga game as Eibar manager by being sent to the stands, while winger Fabian Orellana collected his third red card against Barcelona , who are now unbeaten in 31 LaLiga matches.

Sport Brighton v Coventry: Not cupset at the Amex
Author: 0 Brighton v Coventry: Not cupset at the Amex

Knockaert twice fired over the crossbar, including a selfish shot when there were better options available, as Brighton looked to put the game out of sight. Brighton have only won one of their last nine games against Coventry in all competitions (D4 L4), though this is the first such meeting since a Championship defeat in December 2011.

Sport Winter Olympics results: Short track speed skating men's 1000m
Author: 0 Winter Olympics results: Short track speed skating men's 1000m

A crash in the final knocked out most of the field, leaving only Krueger and gold medalist Samuel Girard standing. I think it wasn't the thing to do at that moment. Girard did that, staying ahead of the jockeying on the last two laps to win a gold medal for Canada. One of the wipeouts took down medal contender Marianne St-Gelais of Canada in the 1,500 semifinals.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo not better than Neymar, says former FC Barcelona star Xavi

Ronaldo was in good goalscoring form on Wednesday night as he struck twice against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last 16 - both he and Mendes would consider a move to PSG if they can not secure a move to London. "The team is keeping a good pace at home and it will enable us to prepare for Marseille and Real, among the coming games, calmly". Speaking to reporters, Barcelona boss Valverde felt the reigning European champions had more punch about them towards the end but ...

Sport No signs yet of genesis in Woods' revival
Author: 0 No signs yet of genesis in Woods' revival

The California native grew up playing Riviera, and it was where he played his first PGA Tour event as a 16-year-old in 1992. It was always going to be a tough proposition in the second tournament of his latest comeback bid - three weeks after he finished tied for 23rd at Torrey Pines.

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