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Sport Damian Lillard Shut Down Some Timberwolves Fans
Author: 0 Damian Lillard Shut Down Some Timberwolves Fans

Maybe we've just got to be stronger with the ball and make smarter plays. The two-time All-Star played 37 minutes, finishing with 17 points and 13 assists, and was miffed that Portland attempted only five free throws during the game. Everyone in the crowd backs down and immediately starts praising Lillard, but it's obvious that someone said something Lillard didn't like. What might be the most disappointing aspect of Monday's game, other than the loss of course, was that Lillard had the ...

Sport Ozil wants Arsenal stay and is proving it on the pitch
Author: 0 Ozil wants Arsenal stay and is proving it on the pitch

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is convinced Mesut Ozil wants to stay. It seems more and more likely that Alexis Sanchez will leave the club but we're still in the dark on Mesut Ozil . "We had a serious game, you could see we'd played three in six days". Mesut Özil, centrepiece in the shop window, is playing the best football of his Arsenal career.

Sport Rangers pitcher, wife donate $9.4 million mansion to charity
Author: 0 Rangers pitcher, wife donate $9.4 million mansion to charity

Last Wednesday, the Jordan Spieth Family Foundation , named for the top-ranked professional golfer in the world, gave a "major donation" to a charity based in Southwest Missouri named Camp Barnabas . "At our two locations, we meet the needs of people with disabilities so they can have an incredible camp experience and learn more about Christ", the Camp Barnabas webpage reads.

Sport West Ham star Lanzini charged for dive at Stoke
Author: 0 West Ham star Lanzini charged for dive at Stoke

The East London club chose to launch an appeal against the decision, which was fast-tracked by the FA, however it was unsuccessful meaning the ban stands. He said: "It's the way our luck is going at the moment". "I think it's odd that three people on Sunday thought it was a penalty and three people today [Monday] think it probably wasn't".

Author: 0 Manchester City consider £40m move for ex-Manchester United winger Wilfried Zaha

That has forced them to lay the foundations for a possible Zaha bid, although the likes of Chelsea and Arsenal are also thought to be interested in the winger, who only signed a new five-year deal at Selhurst Park in May. Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand says Wilfried Zaha was simply unlucky after failing to make the grade at Old Trafford. Meanwhile, Chelsea are set to reportedly launch a bid for Zaha in the summer if Palace refuse to sell the Ivory Coast worldwide during ...

Sport Rodgers picks one Celtic player that played well against Hearts, despite defeat
Author: 0 Rodgers picks one Celtic player that played well against Hearts, despite defeat

Archibald said they always face a tough task when they travel across the city and he expects nothing different this time. "We could have played five games today and not scored a goal". "They were composed on the ball and they won a good few challenges as well". "We have a big enough squad, we can deal with this". It wasn't possible to let Brown get back to his promotional duties before asking for his views on Cochrane.

Sport Anonymous coaching survey: Is early signing period a good or bad thing?
Author: 0 Anonymous coaching survey: Is early signing period a good or bad thing?

Increasingly, the highly-rated prospects at brand-name programs are enrolling early anyway, so this Early Signing Period actually gives them their own day in the spotlight that they miss by forgoing the traditional signing day. The rush for recruits to sign their LOIs earlier has sped up several coaching searches throughout the FBS. Signing early scholarships is not totally new to the recruiting process.

Sport The NFC Playoff Race Close to Finished
Author: 0 The NFC Playoff Race Close to Finished

The rest of the NFC playoff picture got a bit clearer after Sunday. After the Falcons (8-5) play the Buccaneers on Monday night, that number could be whittled down to six teams. The Carolina Panthers spoiled the return of Aaron Rodgers to the Green Bay Packers with a 31-24 victory, moving the Panthers one win away from playoff berth, while pushing Green Bay to the brink of elimination.

Sport Alabama LB Dylan Moses needs foot surgery, likely out for CFP
Author: 0 Alabama LB Dylan Moses needs foot surgery, likely out for CFP

Moses replaced senior Shaun Dion Hamilton , who suffered a season-ending knee injury on November 4 against LSU . The foot injury will require surgery. Wilson returned from injury in the regular-season finale against Auburn . "They've done a great job with the rehab and being able to do all those little things they've needed to do to get back to playing 100 percent".

Sport Puel hoping to banish demons of last year's Cup final controversy
Author: 0 Puel hoping to banish demons of last year's Cup final controversy

The Etihad Stadium outfit has been dominating the Premier League this season and is clear favourites to win the title, but Puel will be hoping they will be far from their best for his side to have a chance to progress to the next round. Leicester City boss is still gutted by Southampton's cup final defeat. However, Jamie Vardy slotted home a controversial late penalty to take the teams to extra-time after Kyle Walker was adjudged to have brought down Demerai Gray in the box.

Sport FAU Gives Lane Kiffin 10-Year Deal
Author: 0 FAU Gives Lane Kiffin 10-Year Deal

Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin has repeatedly said he loves living in Boca Raton. You can watch Akron and Florida Atlantic on ESPN. Akron's Terry Bowden is the son of Bobby Bowden , the man who made Florida State a two-time national champion.

Sport Antoine Griezmann: Atletico Madrid to report Barcelona to Federation Internationale de Football Association
Author: 0 Antoine Griezmann: Atletico Madrid to report Barcelona to Federation Internationale de Football Association

However, it is understood Atletico's complaint is only with Barcelona, who they claim have spoken to people around Griezmann, including family members. "The club usually carry out this kind of work". If found guilty, Griezmann's move to Barcelona would be in serious doubt and further sanctions could be imposed by Federation Internationale de Football Association.

Sport Ex-West Ham manager Bilic reveals his conversation with Moyes
Author: 0 Ex-West Ham manager Bilic reveals his conversation with Moyes

I don't think there's any intent regarding a dive. "He had enough at other places, and this place was actually very, very good for him". - Stoke have kept just one clean sheet in their last 16 Premier League games. David Moyes says he could manage any team in the world and wants to prove it at West Ham . West Ham United boss David Moyes has said that he had no issues with Marko Arnautovic 's conduct against former club Stoke City on Saturday afternoon.

Sport John Terry thinks Chelsea did the right thing selling Mohamed Salah
Author: 0 John Terry thinks Chelsea did the right thing selling Mohamed Salah

Mourinho returned after stints with Inter and Real Madrid and led Chelsea to a Premier League and EFL Cup double in 2014-15, with centre-back Terry still a key member of the squad. "When they come in, can they make a big enough impact to sustain and keep their place?" Villa are now in fifth place, and are in the thick of a fight for a top two spot.

Sport Pentagon's UFO truth is finally out there
Author: 0 Pentagon's UFO truth is finally out there

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. "I'm not embarrassed or ashamed or sorry I got this thing going.", Mr Reid told The New York Times . The newspaper reported that, despite the decision of the Department of Defense to defund the project in 2012, its backers say "the program remains in existence".

Sport Serena Williams' baby is teething and it's breaking her heart
Author: 0 Serena Williams' baby is teething and it's breaking her heart

Back in September, Serena Williams and her husband (then fiancé) Alexis Ohanian welcomed their first child - a lovely baby girl named Alexis Olympia! "Teething- aka the devil - is so hard", Williams wrote. The newlywed couple regularly share images of their adorable little girl on her Instagram page. When she was asking for teething tips, one follower advised: "Freeze her teething ring and let her bite on that".

Sport David Luiz facing several more weeks on the sidelines
Author: 0 David Luiz facing several more weeks on the sidelines

Rafa Benitez is interested in a reunion with David Luiz at Newcastle United - if Chelsea are prepared to loan him out. Catalunya Radio says that Luiz is now in Barcelona to address his medical issues and has taken advantage of the trip to Spain to offer his services to the La Liga giants in various meetings.

Sport Police investigating hate crime against Sterling
Author: 0 Police investigating hate crime against Sterling

Sterling apparently got out of his vehicle to confront the man at which point the England forward was allegedly kicked in the legs. The alleged attacker is not thought to have been known to the footballer. Greater Manchester Police are investing a "hate crime" amid reports Manchester City star Raheem Sterling was attacked outside the club's training ground.

Sport Jurgen Klopp critical of Liverpool consistency after thrashing Bournemouth
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp critical of Liverpool consistency after thrashing Bournemouth

Barça made multiple bids for the Brazil global - their third and final offer was worth a staggering £114 million - but Liverpool made it abundantly clear that they had no intention of cashing in on their star man. Dejan Lovren doubled the lead with a close-range diving header six minutes later. " Philippe Coutinho was sensational for Liverpool at Bournemouth ", said Redknapp.

Sport Ex-Australia coach Postecoglou to manage J-League Yokohama
Author: 0 Ex-Australia coach Postecoglou to manage J-League Yokohama

The former Australian boss parted ways with his nation after successfully seeing them through for World Cup qualification in Russian Federation, citing that the role had taken a toll on him "both personally and professionally". Mombaerts is staying on until the end of the Emperor's Cup knockout tournament in which Yokohama will play Kashiwa Reysol on Saturday. "It's important that we get the right person to fill the big shoes, " FFA chief executtive David Gallop said at the time of ...

Sport Campbell Soup to buy snacks company Snyder's-Lance
Author: 0 Campbell Soup to buy snacks company Snyder's-Lance

The deal with the Pretzel owner is the soup company's biggest deal in its 148-year history. "The combination of Snyder's-Lance brands with Pepperidge Farm, Arnott's and Kelsen will create a diversified snacking leader, drive sales growth and create value for shareholders".

Sport Manchester United grabs 3 points after beating West Bromwich
Author: 0 Manchester United grabs 3 points after beating West Bromwich

Manchester United's recovery from the body blow that their cross-city title rivals delivered to them at Old Trafford takes them to the Hawthorns this afternoon, where they face a West Bromwich who have troubles of their own. A visit from United is perhaps not a game from which Alan Pardew was expecting much, to be fair. "I thought we defended very well and it was comfortable first-half and we kind of let it slip second-half, but it's another three points".

Sport Fog warning for East of England tonight
Author: 0 Fog warning for East of England tonight

The fog will stretch from Wales, western Scotland, across the Midlands and towards London and the south-east. Some delays or cancellations of flights are also possible, the Met Office warned. Motorists should take extra care on the roads as fog is expected to form in large parts of Lincolnshire on Monday evening and Tuesday morning. Tuesday night will see the mercury plunge to -3 or -4 for many places with more fog expected to greet Wednesday's commuters in East Anglia and the South East.

Sport Gylfi Sigurdsson scores stunner as Everton beat Swansea City
Author: 0 Gylfi Sigurdsson scores stunner as Everton beat Swansea City

If I was to tell you the second half was any better I'd be lying however Everton got the goals necessary and ground out another result under Big Sam. "It's been no secret over my career that the more I play the fitter I am, and I'm enjoying being back here and winning games". You need a special player sometimes to pull something out of the game and that was Gylfi.

Sport Atlanta airport blackout leaves thousands stranded
Author: 0 Atlanta airport blackout leaves thousands stranded

The power at Hartsfield-Jackson went out just after 12:30 p.m. Sunday. "There's a lot of other issues downstream to all other airports, where flights should be arriving and departing, connecting to Atlanta, that are going to be disrupted as well".

Sport Power outages at Atlanta's busy airport grounding some flights
Author: 0 Power outages at Atlanta's busy airport grounding some flights

A Montgomery family is one of several stuck in Atlanta's global airport due to a power outage. The Georgia Power company said they are aware of the outage at Atlanta Airport and are investigating. Anthony Foxx, who served as US transportation secretary under President Barack Obama, was among the many travelers stuck for hours on a plane on the tarmac.

Sport Falcons hold off Buccaneers on MNF
Author: 0 Falcons hold off Buccaneers on MNF

Freeman has nine carries for 53 yards. The drive would end on a Jameis Winston sack, leaving the score 17-7 in favor of the Falcons as time expired. Hardy finished with two catches for 33 yards. Vernon Hargreaves , Lavonte David , and Gerald McCoy have been known injury rule-outs for a little while now.

Sport Danica Patrick is single again after breakup with Ricky Stenhouse Jr
Author: 0 Danica Patrick is single again after breakup with Ricky Stenhouse Jr

The first public indication that there might be issues between the two occurred when Stenhouse attended the November 30 Cup awards ceremony in Las Vegas alone. A spokeswoman for driver Danica Patrick confirmed to The Associated Press Monday that Patrick and driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr . have ended their five-year relationship.