• Pickford likely to get Holland nod
Pickford likely to get Holland nod

It's a nice symmetry really (Southgate made his World Cup playing debut against them at France 1998). While England are planning for the World Cup, the Netherlands are looking further into the future having failed to qualify for this summer's tournament.

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  • Fight for Elite Eight: Texas Tech Battles Purdue
Fight for Elite Eight: Texas Tech Battles Purdue

The Texas Tech Red Raiders are allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.1 rebounds per game. Both teams also had three-point victories in the previous round to advance, with Texas Tech defeating Florida and Purdue outlasting Butler.

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  • Warriors' Stephen Curry officially cleared to return vs
Warriors' Stephen Curry officially cleared to return vs

Curry had 29 points and seven rebounds against the Hawks before exiting with his knee injury. "It is kind of a odd cruel twist of fate", said Warriors coach Steve Kerr. After all, the Warriors (54-18) have emphasized long-term health than putting importance in keeping pace with the Houston Rockets (58-14) for the No.

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  • Jayhawks move past Clemson 80-76 to advance to Elite 8
Jayhawks move past Clemson 80-76 to advance to Elite 8

The Tigers' second-largest halftime deficit of the season. The only junior in a senior-laden starting lineup, she finished 11 of 11 from the field and made both of her foul shots on a night that would have been ideal except for a trio of turnovers.

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  • Duke, Syracuse must overcome similar defenses in Sweet 16
Duke, Syracuse must overcome similar defenses in Sweet 16

Catch Syracuse's Sweet Sixteen game against Duke on WAER this Friday, with Countdown to Tipoff starting at 9:00, only on 88.3 FM. Clemson is 82nd nationally in offensive efficiency while Kansas is 12th. Twice in the first five minutes of the second half, Syracuse missed free throws that would have resulted in three-point plays and a tie...

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  • Brazil sink Russia 3-0
Brazil sink Russia 3-0

Philippe Coutinho scored a penalty for Brazil's second before Paulinho headed in a third from close range. Paulinho added his name to the scoresheet as Brazil moved through the gears, Willian hanging up the flawless cross for the midfielder to prod in at the far post.

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  • Lewis Hamilton Tops Australia First Practice
Lewis Hamilton Tops Australia First Practice

The McLaren hierarchy had targeted a battle with Red Bull this season following their divorce from Honda engines and switch to Renault power. Hamilton, however, was guarded about the team's opening weekend prospects, believing Red Bull could be as much a threat to the "Silver Arrows" as Ferrari .

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  • It's been hard work - Morne Morkel after 300th Test wicket
It's been hard work - Morne Morkel after 300th Test wicket

Pat Cummins worked wonders with the old ball to spark an astonishing Australian fightback on day one of the third Test, claiming four quick wickets as South Africa slipped to 8-266 at stumps. "I'd still rather be out there", Williamson said, when asked how he felt breaking the previous record of 17 centuries which he shared with Ross Taylor and ...

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  • Rory McIlroy knocked out at group stage
Rory McIlroy knocked out at group stage

Defending champion Johnson, who suffered an upset loss to Austrian Bernd Wiesberger on Wednesday, was beaten 4&3 by Canada's Adam Hadwin at the Austin Country Club in Texas. Justin Thomas, who can replace the eliminated Dustin Johnson as world number one with a victory, thrashed Francesco Molinari 7&5 to join Sergio Garcia, Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Ch...

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  • Twitter explodes as Cristiano Ronaldo outshines Mohammed Salah
Twitter explodes as Cristiano Ronaldo outshines Mohammed Salah

The hosts were quick off the starting blocks and they fired an early warning shot through Cristino Ronaldo in the first minute, the Real Madrid star flashing an effort wide after collecting Raphael Guerreiro 's pass. Just one minute from time, Egypt keeper El-Shennawy pulled a fine save to deny Andre Gomes before getting his hands to a cross...

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  • Robinson, Michigan shoot into Elite Eight
Robinson, Michigan shoot into Elite Eight

The Seminoles three-point defense ranks down at 254th in the country, and three of Michigan's top four scorers all feature a three-point efficiency above 38% on the season. MI looked like a team that belonged in the Sweet 16, and expected to win. But make no mistake: MI isn't at this point thanks to a watered-down region.

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  • Indianapolis Colts 2 Round Mock Draft 1.0
Indianapolis Colts 2 Round Mock Draft 1.0

Turn the page, and take a look at Round 5 of our NFL Draft mock 7.0! The Jets haven't found a long-term answer at quarterback in years, and the short-term deals for veterans like Josh McCown and Teddy Bridgewater suggest the Jets will try to look for a QB at No.

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  • Cowboys boost receiving corps with Allen Hurns signing
Cowboys boost receiving corps with Allen Hurns signing

Hurns, after catching 64 passes for 1,031 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2015, was signed to a four-year, $40.05 million extension in 2016 that included $20 million guaranteed. The Jaguars are in a state of flux at the wide receiver position. What do you think about the Allen Hurns signing? Williams has never had the success he was supposed to ha...

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  • Hackers hold Atlanta city computers for bitcoin ransom
Hackers hold Atlanta city computers for bitcoin ransom

City sent a tweet in response to the incident, which reads in part: "The City of Atlanta is now experiencing outages on various customer-facing applications, including some that customers may use to pay bills or access court-related information".

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  • Elina Svitolina stops Naomi Osaka
Elina Svitolina stops Naomi Osaka

The 36-year-old Serena, playing her fourth match since the birth of her first child in September, is still working her way into form and although demonstrating her trademark power, she struggled to move smoothly around the court. "I'm most happy with the win, but secondly, is to see Bethanie back on court", Cornet said after the match. "I'm very gr...

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  • Another month, another record-low jobless rate in California
Another month, another record-low jobless rate in California

Cullman County's February 2018 rate is the second lowest in the state. The state's jobless rate was 3.4 percent one year ago. The previous record was 3 percent unemployment in July 1999. The jobless reading after seasonal adjustments last month gained 0.02 percentage points to 3.7 percent. Other services sector cut 100. Still, Illinois' job g...

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  • Dukhtaran celebrate Pak national day in Srinagar
Dukhtaran celebrate Pak national day in Srinagar

In a video that has gone viral, Andrabi can be seen praising Pakistan, hoisting its flag, and singing Pakistan's national anthem in an undisclosed location in Srinagar . "Pakistan will be a place where every system will be based on the Islamic principles and Allah's orders and laws will be of supreme importance", Andrabi said.

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  • Barry gymnasts Iwan Mepham and Josh Cook to compete in Commonwealth Games
Barry gymnasts Iwan Mepham and Josh Cook to compete in Commonwealth Games

Batra maintained that the physio or the medical officer are mandatory requirements of any contingent and further said that it is the ministry who should shoulder the responsibility if an athlete underperfoms in such a scenario. The winners will attend the Athletes' welcome function, and then fly back together with the New Zealand team and attend of...

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  • Kyrie Irving to undergo 'minimally invasive' knee procedure
Kyrie Irving to undergo 'minimally invasive' knee procedure

When the Cavaliers advanced to the NBA Finals anyway, he returned for Game 1. Initially, the problem flared up March 3 during the Celtics' loss to the Houston Rockets, and Irving has since missed five of the team's seven games. UP NEXT: The Celtics (47-23) will start a four-game West Coast trip on Friday night against Damian Lillard and t...

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  • Cardinals Trade Starting OT Veldheer
Cardinals Trade Starting OT Veldheer

Veldheer played left tackle the first four seasons and switched to the right side past year. The Arizona Cardinals surprisingly have not done anything yet with tackle Jared Veldheer , who enters the final year of his contract. The 30-year-old offensive lineman was set to earn a base salary of $6.5 million with the Cardinals this season. Acquir...

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  • Roseanne to Jimmy Kimmel: Would you prefer Pence?
Roseanne to Jimmy Kimmel: Would you prefer Pence?

Barr said that she's "still the same" socially liberal person she has been, but Kimmel and others like him "went so f-king far" to the left that "you lost everyone". Barr concluded: "Try to think positive for like why people wanted a change". "Go ahead, Bruce", she said, inviting series producer Bruce Helford to answer.

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  • Miami Dolphins Sign QB Brock Osweiler
Miami Dolphins Sign QB Brock Osweiler

Meanwhile, last season the Dolphins' quarterbacking tandem consisted of Jay Cutler and Matt Moore after Tannehill's ACL tear. While he's just 27 years old, his turbulent history - which includes getting released by the quarterback-starved Browns - sets his ceiling as an National Football League backup QB.

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  • Alexis Sanchez Makes Blunt Admission About His Start At Man United
Alexis Sanchez Makes Blunt Admission About His Start At Man United

Sanchez posted a message on Instagram which read: "I know you are exhausted". "We don't know whether it's the same up in Manchester but obviously the social media thing that he put out there was a bit unusual I must admit". 'I even hesitated to come here [with the national team], I had asked permission to miss these games, but then I thought bett...

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  • Former NFL Star Aldon Smith Back In Jail
Former NFL Star Aldon Smith Back In Jail

The former NFL All-Pro linebacker was released by the Raiders after his March arrest which stemmed from an alleged domestic violence incident at an apartment in San Francisco's Nob Hill neighborhood. Smith's legal counsel to arrange a date for Mr. Smith to surrender himself, ' the statement continued. He turned himself into authorities three da...

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  • Hall plans to shut out Indians' Wahoo logo
Hall plans to shut out Indians' Wahoo logo

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - The baseball Hall of Fame says it no longer will use the Cleveland Indians' Chief Wahoo logo for plaques of new members. "I know my decision would be to wear the "C" because I think it's the right thing to do", Thome said. "I just think that's the right thing to do". Thome played for the Indians from 1991 through 20...

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