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Author: 0 Steelers tag RB Bell

The Pittburgh Steelers have reportedly place the franchise tag on running backLe'Veon Bell, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. "The tag is always an option, and it's something we'll use if necessary", Colbert said on February 16. Bell earned his second Pro Bowl selection and was named the Steelers' Most Valuable Player following in 2016, a season in which he became the first player in National Football League history to average at least 100 rushing and 50 receiving yards per game in a ...

Sports Moyes pinpoints positives following Everton defeat
Author: 0 Moyes pinpoints positives following Everton defeat

In fact, he's also become the first player to register one hundred successful tackles this season in the top five Leagues across Europe. "It's not easy because they have a good team and defend well". We're in a couple of games where we just have to stick with it but I think Sunderland have been in a lower state than this and come from behind. The gap to safety is only three points but with every defeat, the pressure gauge cranks up a further notch ahead of what is set to be another ...

Author: 0 Transgender athlete competing in wrestling state finals in Cypress

But controversy ensued though as Beggs, 17, has been receiving testosterone treatment while transitioning from a female to a male . A transgender wrestler in Texas won the girl's regional championship over the weekend after a female opponent backed out of the final match.

Sports Adam Scott can't escape another mishap on Bear Trap at Honda Classic
Author: 0 Adam Scott can't escape another mishap on Bear Trap at Honda Classic

The 25-year-old world number 18 is on nine under after a four-under round of 66, while Fowler made two birdies in the last three holes in a 65 for a 13-under total in Florida. We had a good day that day. "Then Rory had an incredible run of golf and knocked me off the perch". But I think [my caddie] and I have talked about it before, and the way things went in Abu Dhabi; when you do have that cushion, it gives you the opportunity to accept mistakes.

Sports 10 most iconic quotes on Real Madrid
Author: 0 10 most iconic quotes on Real Madrid

It failed to make much difference as Real Madrid struggled to break through against the league's stingiest defence in the first half, though, and it was the hosts who enjoyed the better of the opening 45 minutes without being able to find the breakthrough.

Author: 0 Sixers trading Ersan Ilyasova to Hawks, Bogdanovic moving to Washington

So, in a deal where the Hawks effectively seem to have parted with a second rounder straight up for Ilyasova, how have they fared? Hawks coach and president of basketball operations Mike Budenholzer said in a statement, "We are excited to welcome Ersan, and his family, to the Atlanta Hawks".

Author: 0 Veteran Nick Mangold released by Jets

The Jets appear to be willing to let Mangold announce the move before they do. According to Mike Florio of PFT, the Jets will release Nick Mangold after 11 seasons. Mangold just turned 33 and had a 2017 base salary of nearly $6.1 million and a $2.4 million roster bonus due at the start of training camp, so the Jets chose to move on.

Sports Man of the Match and Player Grades Poll for Everton vs Sunderland
Author: 0 Man of the Match and Player Grades Poll for Everton vs Sunderland

They made sure of all three points ten minutes from time thanks to top scorer Romelu Lukaku's goal just moments after Jermain Defoe had struck the bar for the visitors. If it was not one of Lukaku's prettier goals, it was the type of opportunity few other forwards would have been able to accept. Lukaku showed speed, strength and determination in homing in on goal, as well as the ability to force the ball past Pickford.

Author: 0 Mavericks waive point guard Deron Williams

His 5½-season stint in Utah featured four playoff appearances and a trip to the 2007 Western Conference finals, but ended with an awkward split when he was traded before the 2011 deadline. Kevin Pelton: Sellers. With the New Orleans Pelicans adding Cousins, the Mavericks' odds of coming back to make the playoffs this season have gotten even longer.

Sports Kerala Couple Calls Out Moral Policing By Cops Through Facebook Live
Author: 0 Kerala Couple Calls Out Moral Policing By Cops Through Facebook Live

The DGP said the investigation will be headed by Thiruvananthapuram Range IG Manoj Abraham. Stressing that the police department was a law enforcement agency and not a moral keeper of society, Behara said, "I am pained to learn that some police personnel reportedly misbehaved with a couple in Thiruvananthapuram ".

Sports Lakers trade Lou Williams to Houston for Corey Brewer, first-round pick
Author: 0 Lakers trade Lou Williams to Houston for Corey Brewer, first-round pick

The have now been mentioned in a number of rumored deals but this one is the most concrete so far. Magic Johnson didn't wait long to make a move. D'Antoni added that Williams would be helping Eric Gordon , suggesting that he'll be a more active passer than he was in Los Angeles with the Lakers.

Author: 0 Ecuador's presidential election headed to runoff

The election results from Sunday's vote were expected to be released on Monday, but Ecuador's National Electoral Council, or CNE, delayed the official results until Wednesday or Thursday, saying it was not yet certain in the close contest whether a run-off would be needed.

Author: 0 Major League Baseball planning to eliminate 4-pitch intentional walk, report says

Earlier this month, it was announced that Facebook will stream 46 Liga MX games in the forthcoming season. Based on Manfred's statements on Tuesday, should he feel the players' union remains uncooperative, beginning in 2018 Major League Baseball could see a variety of new rules meant to speed up the pace of play.

Author: 0 Two remain as Budapest withdraws 2024 Olympics bid

With seven months to go until the the International Olympic Committee selects the host city on September 13 in Lima, Peru, only two cities remain in the race: Los Angeles and Paris. Organizers had not been particularly optimistic-as bid chairman Balazs Furjes bleakly observed earlier this week , "This ship has sailed, it seems".

Author: 0 Was Mark Cuban's jersey No. 46 in celebrity game a coincidence?

Mark Cuban has been a very vocal critic of President Trump. . That wasn't a random choice: President Donald Trump, someone Cuban has sparred with repeatedly over the past year plus, is the 45th President of the United States. You can't take it too seriously. Trump unleashed a series of tweets targeting Cuban last Sunday morning, writing, "I know Mark Cuban well". On Friday, Cuban posted six tweets in which he slammed Trump's policies and character.

Sports Mourinho: Chelsea can focus on United clash
Author: 0 Mourinho: Chelsea can focus on United clash

Their reward was a trip to Mourinho's former Stamford Bridge stomping ground for the first time since October, when the Blues ran out 4-0 winners in a significant show of strength. Meanwhile, should Manchester City see off Huddersfield in their FA Cup round replay at the Etihad, their league game with Stoke on March 11 will also need to be moved.

Author: 0 Durant, Westbrook sharing the practice floor

Durant leads Golden State with 25.8 points and 8.3 rebounds a game, helping the Warriors to the NBA's best record at the All-Star break at 47-9 while the Thunder rank seventh in the West at 32-25. "Everybody loves drama, man". "It's not real-life problems", Durant said, so he prefers to "just block it out". Frankly the troll move for Kerr, would be to win the opening jump ball, call an immediate timeout and sub out Harden and Kawhi Leonard (probably two of the league's leading Most ...

Sports Pliskova victorious in Qatar
Author: 0 Pliskova victorious in Qatar

She took the first set comfortably after racing to a 4-1 lead, dropping her serve just once in a mid-set stumble. Wozniacki swept past Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig of Puerto Rico 6-1, 6-2 to reach her second final in Doha - six years after her first, which she lost to Vera Zvonareva.

Sports Di Maria, Draxler give PSG lead over Barcelona in Champions League
Author: 0 Di Maria, Draxler give PSG lead over Barcelona in Champions League

A lacklustre Barcelona - with Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar largely anonymous - did not produce an effort of note until seven minutes before the end when Samuel Umtiti headed on to the post. It's a shame for them but that is football and that is life. Greece worldwide Mitroglou flicked the ball into the net to open the scoring in the 48th minute as Benfica, who have now not conceded a goal at home for 383 minutes, prevented the competition's best attack from scoring.

Sports Albert released by Dolphins; Tunsil to move to tackle
Author: 0 Albert released by Dolphins; Tunsil to move to tackle

Once the top pick in the NFL Draft, Williams put up all of 1.5 sacks in 2016. For the final three contests, the Dolphins gave up any pretense that he could be productive and scratched him even though he was healthy. The move is part of a larger purge by the Fins, who are also parting ways with offensive tackle Branden Albert, another former standout who was moved because of salary cap reasons.

Author: 0 James shines as Cavs withstand big night from Wiggins

The Wolves haven't beaten the Cavaliers in six tries since Wiggins joined the franchise, but that isn't for a lack of effort from the third-year player. In Love's absence, three Cleveland starters topped the 20-point mark. After an outstanding start to his third year in Cleveland, Kevin Love will have to sit on the sidelines for an extended period of time.

Author: 0 Pistons fall at Milwaukee 102-89 Monday

Pistons: Host Dallas on Wednesday night in Detroit's last game before the All-Star break. They largely followed the defensive gameplan through much of the first half of a 102-89 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks , holding Milwaukee's "Greek Freak" Giannis Antetokounmpo scoreless, but it was turnovers that proved costly.

Sports Orlando Magic trade Serge Ibaka to Toronto Raptors for Terrence Ross
Author: 0 Orlando Magic trade Serge Ibaka to Toronto Raptors for Terrence Ross

Toronto general manager Masai Ujiri has always been intrigued with Ibaka, and made the deal with the expectation that the Raptors will be aggressive in working to re-sign Ibaka this summer, league sources said. For the 2016-17 season, Ibaka has averaged 15 points, seven rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 30 minutes. Now, the deal is an absolute victor for Toronto because the team desperately needs help at the power forward position.

Sports Super Bowls could skip Texas over 'bathroom bill'
Author: 0 Super Bowls could skip Texas over 'bathroom bill'

The NCAA also pulled seven championships out of North Carolina after their bill which limited the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender residents. McCarthy told the Houston Chronicle on Friday in response to a question about the proposed Texas law. The NFL has scheduled the next four Super Bowls for Minneapolis, Atlanta, Miami and Los Angeles.

Sports Sixth New England Patriot announces he will skip White House visit
Author: 0 Sixth New England Patriot announces he will skip White House visit

He visited after his college team, Alabama, won the NCAA championship. Bennett has been notoriously outspoken about Trump, joking he might move to outer space after Trump was elected. An agent for Long confirmed to ABC News today that Long would not be visiting the White House, but declined to provide additional comment. Asked if he was concerned about the response from Trump-supporting Patriots owner Robert Kraft, Bennett said he wasn't "worried at all".

Author: 0 SLU Basketball Loses, Drunk Bus Driver Leaves Team Stranded

Last night, the SLU basketball team was unable to leave immediately after its game against St. Bonaventure. The reason: The driver hired to shuttle the team on a charter bus got arrested for DUI--40 miles away from the arena. "But yeah, it definitely wasn't Randolph", O'Callaghan said. Her blood alcohol content was 0.22 percent, more than five times the limit for commercial drivers, which is 0.04 percent.

Author: 0 LeBron James taunts New York Knicks, Phil Jackson on Instagram

Many have disagreed with the way that Jackson has been going about his attempt to get Anthony to waive his no-trade clause, with analysts and agents' alike saying that they believe Jackson is actually hurting Melo's value. Adding Anthony and Bradley (despite moving on from Griffin) would balance the Clippers roster and change up the status quo in L.A. The only problem for Jackson is that Anthony has a no-trade clause and a 15 percent trade kicker, so he has all the power.

Author: 0 American flight diverted to St. Louis checked for bombs

He said the passengers were put on another airplane. The pilot asked to land at Lambert for a security check. It was expected to reach its destination about 6 p.m. The airline previously said the security check was "out of an abundance of caution". At least one police dog was led onto the plane. A dog weaved in and out among the bags, sniffing each.

Author: 0 Trump To Visit US Central Command

He didn't give examples of any attacks that weren't being reported by the press. "Not going to allow it", Trump said. "I was watching the president's speech on television and thinking, what on Earth is he talking about?" "And now the European media aren't reporting other massacres.

Sports Sixers Discussing Jahlil Okafor Trade With Pelicans
Author: 0 Sixers Discussing Jahlil Okafor Trade With Pelicans

Reports on Friday indicated the Chicago Bulls were interested in acquiring his services, but USA Today is indicating the Sixers are now in discussions to send Okafor to the New Orleans Pelicans. With Embiid as the franchise cornerstone and Noel's defensive ability and ability to finish at the rim a fit for the current rotation, Okafor didn't have a place.

Sports Cameroon are AFCON 2017 champions!
Author: 0 Cameroon are AFCON 2017 champions!

GMT/2 p.m. ET). Soccer fans with BeIN Sports in their cable subscription can also stream the match on BeIN SPORTS CONNECT USA as well. Egypt's is a pretty good story too. They have taken the title four times before. Djoum played the full 90 minutes as Vincent Aboubakar's late goal handed the Indomitable Lions the title in Gabon.

Sports Everything Matt Ryan said about winning the MVP
Author: 0 Everything Matt Ryan said about winning the MVP

It was time to turn pro. Michael Vick, Atlanta's quarterback for six seasons who thrilled fans with his arm and his feet, started serving his prison sentence in 2007 for his role in a dogfighting ring. There was also the mental outlook. Ryan has another award he can add to his collection, but the biggest awaits on Sunday. If it's not, though, don't say you weren't warned.

Author: 0 Lionel Messi snaps another Barcelona record with odd free-kick goal

The Argentine's low shot was on target but Gorka Iraizoz should have kept it out after getting a hand to the effort, the Athletic goalkeeper's failure to do so handing Messi a club record 27th free-kick goal for Barcelona . "First and foremost, it is important to realise that to reach our three objectives we need the whole squad", said Enrique. Barcelona midfielder Rafina bled profusely from his face after colliding with Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen early in the second half.

Author: 0 Miles Plumlee Reportedly Traded to Hornets for Roy Hibbert, Spencer Hawes

He's averaging just 2.6 points and 1.7 rebounds per game in under 10 minutes of play on average for Milwaukee in 36 appearances. The deal which on the surface seems challenging for a team who was already complaining about potential frontcourt logjams, solves an even bigger issue for Milwaukee in the long-term.

Author: 0 Barbara, George H.W. Bush will do Super Bowl coin toss

Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, former First Lady Barbara Bush, will reportedly be making a very special appearance at the 2017 Super Bowl following separate health scares that landed both of them in the hospital last month.

Sports Predicted Liverpool Lineup vs Chelsea: Klopp to make late Mane decision
Author: 0 Predicted Liverpool Lineup vs Chelsea: Klopp to make late Mane decision

So, if a team is primarily based on a solid backline and generally win games tightly, they will have fewer solutions on the occasions when that plan is rumbled. If you suffer more in the bad things, then you can celebrate the good things. "It's easier if we have him in the team" said Klopp. There are arguments to be had about the relative quality of both squads - certainly when it comes down to respective goalscorers - but Conte's to 3-4-3 has been a revelation and no-one has really yet found ...

Author: 0 Dimitri Payet returning 'home' as £25m Marseille transfer nears

American businessman Frank McCourt (the former owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers) is throwing money around in France these days, so writing a check to West Ham wasn't a big strain on the French club's budget. The France worldwide forced a move away from West Ham United this month, eventually refusing to play for the Under-23 side as he held out in hope of the two clubs agreeing a fee.

Sports Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham fringe players who struggled against Wycombe 'have a problem'
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham fringe players who struggled against Wycombe 'have a problem'

Gary Thompson's brilliant header looked to have clinched a cup shock late on but Dele Alli and Son's horribly deflected injury time victor meant the fifth-round spot belonged to Spurs. "If you can not play in this type of game, then we will have a problem". The hosts dominated, especially in the second half, but it took the introduction of striker Janssen at half-time and first-teamers Alli and Mousa Dembele on the hour mark for Spurs to eventually creep past a resilient Wycombe.

Sports New low for Klopp: Liverpool knocked out of FA Cup by Wolves
Author: 0 New low for Klopp: Liverpool knocked out of FA Cup by Wolves

Klopp accepted full responsibility for the latest upset and refused to sugar-coat the situation he now finds himself in having lost three successive matches for the first time since taking over in October 2015. "Absolutely not. I said something like this a second ago [in another interview], if we would doubt the way we are after these little, little problems we've had now, it would really be a unusual thing", Klopp is quoted as saying by Liverpool's website.

Author: 0 Usain Bolt stripped of gold medal for doping

Bolt won the 100 metres, the 200 and the 4x100 relay at the last three Summer Olympics, for a total of nine gold medals, tied for the most of any track athlete. but I can't allow that to deter me from my focus this season, so I am focused but I am not pleased about the situation." Bolt has not yet commented on the news but when traces of the banned stimulant methylhexanamine were found in Carter's "A" sample in June a year ago he admitted he feared the worst.

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