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Sport Philadelphia Eagles place high price on trading Nick Foles
Author: 0 Philadelphia Eagles place high price on trading Nick Foles

The offer came earlier in the offseason, which implies it wasn't something proposed lat week during the Scouting Combine. An AFC team has already offered a second-round pick for Foles, according to a source with direct knowledge of the situation.

Sport Texans Claim They Will Not Sign Any Players Who Protested During Anthem
Author: 0 Texans Claim They Will Not Sign Any Players Who Protested During Anthem

There is no official directive in the organization, but it is understood that the team isn't going to pursue anyone who participated in the protests, the paper reported. The ensuing racially charged fallout from the comments prompted McNair to issue an apology. After a sack of Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, who spent the season sitting on the bench during the anthem, celebrated by taking a knee at midfield.

Sport Tottenham earning respect in Europe: Mauricio Pochettino
Author: 0 Tottenham earning respect in Europe: Mauricio Pochettino

Juve have been Champions League finalists in two of the past three seasons, but when they missed out in 2016, it was after a 6-4 aggregate defeat by Bayern Munich in which they had drawn 2-2 in the first leg. "After the group stage - it was a fantastic group stage - we built a good reputation and improved our reputation in Europe", he said. Of course there will be a bit more added pressure and maybe more nerves, but that is why we play football.

Sport Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp pleased with
Author: 0 Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp pleased with "controlled" display

Life is to learn from your mistakes and we all have to learn", he said. "That's a strength of mine even though I am seen as a bit of a workhorse who runs around". Taking the armband at Anfield and being a mainstay of the England midfield in the aftermath of Gerrard's outstanding career for club and country has sometimes invited heavy scrutiny for Henderson, who Klopp feels has earned being respected as a fine footballer in his own right.

Sport Arsenal defender rallies his teammates ahead of Milan trip
Author: 0 Arsenal defender rallies his teammates ahead of Milan trip

Arsenal pair Jack Wilshere and Petr Cech both publicly apologised to Gunners fans via social media on Sunday following the latest poor result for the club after a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Brighton. The defender said the defeat at Brighton capped the worst week of his career, coming as it did after Manchester City beat Arsenal in the Carabao Cup final and Premier League.

Sport ESPN's Joe Lunardi: Texas one of last four teams in NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 ESPN's Joe Lunardi: Texas one of last four teams in NCAA Tournament

The 6-foot Simpson drove and dished to Teske, who finished with a one-handed slam over Haas. Each tournament site will have two higher-seeded teams. But given the stakes, not to mention the way in which he's played throughout the season, Holiday is the one to watch. And with first team all-conference guard Justin Bibbins and a quality big man in David Collette leading the way, if they can continue that progress it wouldn't be a shock if Utah managed to reach Saturday night's final.

Sport Jaguars will not use tags on WR Robinson
Author: 0 Jaguars will not use tags on WR Robinson

As much as the 49ers invested and improved a year ago at wide receiver, could more of the same unfold next week when free agency opens? The following season, Robinson broke out in a big way, hauling in 80 receptions for 1,400 yards and a league-leading 14 touchdowns en route to a Pro Bowl appearance.

Sport Smalling: The fans deserved win over Palace
Author: 0 Smalling: The fans deserved win over Palace

Speaking after the match, Mourinho said "You always need that little bit of luck to win a match in the last few minutes". "Disgraceful, childish, you can find so many objectives for the second goal, everything changed, but then the players kept an unbelievable attitude", Mourinho said.

Sport China's defence spending to accelerate in 2018
Author: 0 China's defence spending to accelerate in 2018

According to a budget report to be submitted to the National People's Congress, China's parliament, the defence budget in 2018 will be 1.11 trillion yuan ($175 bn). The target of "around 6.5 percent", announced in a report by Premier Li Keqiang to the ceremonial National People's Congress, is down slightly from 2017 but would be among the world's strongest if achieved.

Sport Hazard Hits Out at Conte's False Nine Fail Against Man City
Author: 0 Hazard Hits Out at Conte's False Nine Fail Against Man City

France left-back Mendy made an impressive start to life at the Etihad Stadium, following his £52million switch from Monaco in July. We needed a result in order to keep the pressure on the top four - but we were embarrassed by Pep Guardiola's men.

Sport Muscular Ed Hochuli, Jeff Triplette retire as NFL referees
Author: 0 Muscular Ed Hochuli, Jeff Triplette retire as NFL referees

Hochuli's retirement in particular resonated on Twitter , as he became a fan favorite over the years with his famously buff figure and his long explanations. Hochuli, 67, graduated from Canyon del Oro High School in Tucson and later returned to the city to earn a degree from the University of Arizona law school.

Sport Arsenal slips up again in 2-1 loss at Brighton
Author: 0 Arsenal slips up again in 2-1 loss at Brighton

Road team fans in the crowd were heard chanting, calling for the job of Arsenal's longtime manager Arsene Wenger during the defeat. They're hanging their manager out to dry. Europa League glory remains up for grabs to the Gunners , but they are set to face Italian giants AC Milan at the last-16 stage of that competition and the contrast in form between two continental rivals heading into that contest could not be more marked.

Sport Serena Williams has 'high expectations' for Indian Wells
Author: 0 Serena Williams has 'high expectations' for Indian Wells

Williams was speaking ahead of the Tiebreak Tens event in New York's Madison Square Garden, won by the Ukrainian Elina Svitolina. "She's got power, depth". Madison Keys, who reached the US Open final previous year, and Lauren Davis, who had triple-match point on top-ranked Simona Halep at the Australian Open, came through her academy.

Sport Man Utd matchwinner Matic: We showed great character, but must do more
Author: 0 Man Utd matchwinner Matic: We showed great character, but must do more

United need a win to reclaim second place from Liverpool , while Crystal Palace now sit in the relegation zone and need at least a point to escape. 'But the players kept an wonderful attitude. When you're given the chance to play, it's always nice to be out there and help the team, and I'm just happy to be out there doing that.

Sport Rafael Nadal Is Now Out Of Indian Wells And Miami
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Is Now Out Of Indian Wells And Miami

Nadal's withdrawal was greeted with dismay by Indian Wells tournament director Tommy Haas . On the impact of Nadal's injury problems, the former British pro said: "When you have to continually keep coming back from these kind of problems it is pretty draining".

Sport Mourinho ends speculation over Ibrahimovic's United future
Author: 0 Mourinho ends speculation over Ibrahimovic's United future

In the attacking department, veteran striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is fit again and training, but Mourinho has ruled him out of contention for the game against Palace. "Is he going to stay or leave?" "I certainly didn't know that we could recover from seven matches with no points and no goals", Hodgson said. However, I believed that David Moyes and Louis van Gaal would be successful, because I am a fan of the club and I have to believe in the club's managers as a fan.

Sport Baker Mayfield to have 'formal interview' with Bills at NFL Scouting Combine
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield to have 'formal interview' with Bills at NFL Scouting Combine

The Heisman Trophy victor from Oklahoma sauntered to the podium inside the Indiana Convention Center, casually chewing gum with a moderately bored expression on his face. He planted an Oklahoma flag at midfield after a big win at Ohio State in September. Another Quarterback who hit the scene at the Combine was Mason Rudolph from Oklahoma State University he finished his last season by winning the Sammy Baugh and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm awards.

Sport Deontay Wilder thrills with knockout of Luis Ortiz to retain heavyweight title
Author: 0 Deontay Wilder thrills with knockout of Luis Ortiz to retain heavyweight title

Luis Ortiz is definitely a crafty guy. "The British fans allow him to do this but once they stop entertaining this little cycle they got going on then we're going to find out". "I'm ready right now". I admire his footwork and balance, he can miss with the biggest bomb in his arsenal yet still stay positioned perfectly, poised and ready to throw more.

Sport Juan Martin del Potro and Lesia Tsurenko Win Acapulco Singles Titles
Author: 0 Juan Martin del Potro and Lesia Tsurenko Win Acapulco Singles Titles

Del Potro, who is seeded sixth, won 78 percent of his first-serve points and 55 percent of his second serves in the one hour, 31-minute match. Del Potro took his chances more on the first serve, hitting four doubles faults but winning 62 percent of first serve points as opposed to 57 percent for Anderson.

Sport Trump says he'll remove tariffs if NAFTA deal can be reworked
Author: 0 Trump says he'll remove tariffs if NAFTA deal can be reworked

Department of Commerce. A Canadian government official, speaking on background, said Canada believes any new tariffs should not apply to this country due to the highly integrated nature of the North American steel market, and because of the close co-operation between the two countries on defence issues.

Sport Liverpool: This is the back four we want against Newcastle
Author: 0 Liverpool: This is the back four we want against Newcastle

However, at Anfield, this is Liverpool's second run of 21 unbeaten games versus the Magpies. In 1998 Newcastle were again on the wrong side of high-scoring thriller as they suffered a late collapse at Anfield. The Egyptian winger has contributed 31 goals in the league (23 scored, 8 assisted). We have to play each match like it's the last and give 100%. Salah got his goal in the 40th minute off an Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain-led break, taking his feed and potting behind Martin ...

Sport No excuses for Bottas this season, says Hamilton
Author: 0 No excuses for Bottas this season, says Hamilton

I think [it's] because I've come up from the last day of testing with a good baseline on the vehicle that gives me confidence and I managed to attack the streets of Melbourne how I like. Other take-aways from the track were that Honda had moved on from their failed partnership with McLaren and made a big step up in reliability after switching to Toro Rosso, who did more laps than anyone.

Sport Steelers expected to use franchise tag on Bell again
Author: 0 Steelers expected to use franchise tag on Bell again

After Bell was tagged past year, he did not report to the team until the end of preseason , which is allowable under league rules. The Steelers had been hopeful they would be able to reach an agreement with Bell before the March 6 franchise tag-deadline.

Sport Billy Graham to be laid to rest after 'last crusade'
Author: 0 Billy Graham to be laid to rest after 'last crusade'

More than 2,000 people, including President Donald Trump , gathered in North Carolina on Friday under a large tent reminiscent of a church revival to mourn the Rev. And oldest son Franklin, now CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, wrapped up with his father's central theme: that the only path to salvation is to accept Jesus Christ.

Sport Eden Hazard: 'Chelsea did not play to their qualities'
Author: 0 Eden Hazard: 'Chelsea did not play to their qualities'

Chelsea were unable to break up City's precise passing game in the opening exchanges and errors soon followed as Cesc Fabregas was caught in possession in his own area by Leroy Sane. Moses blazed his shot way wide. "It is very hard, almost impossible now", Wenger said of Arsenal's top-four chances, "we are too far behind". "What matters is that we are champions, that is what really matters", City manager Pep Guardiola said in his postgame comments.

Sport Manik Sarkar resigns as Tripura CM
Author: 0 Manik Sarkar resigns as Tripura CM

According to the BJP leader, to discuss the government formation, a combined meeting of the newly elected legislators of the BJP and its ally - the Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) - would also be held on Tuesday. We won the elections because of our victory in the reserved ST constituencies... When asked about a Rajya Sabha seat being offered to former Congress leader Narayan Rane, Fadnavis said, "We are waiting for the party high command to announce the names of the three ...

Sport The NFL's quarterback market is bursting with options for a change
Author: 0 The NFL's quarterback market is bursting with options for a change

On the other hand, Josh Rosen and Baker Mayfield are the two top targets for the Broncos at the fifth overall selection. Louisville's Jackson, the 2016 Heisman Trophy victor out of Boynton Beach High School , threw in the morning session and reaffirmed teams' concerns about his throwing accuracy.

Sport USMNT teenager Tim Weah makes PSG debut
Author: 0 USMNT teenager Tim Weah makes PSG debut

PSG established control early on and went close to the opener in the seventh minute, but Di Maria's effort was repelled by Zelazny after Julian Draxler had raced on to Giovani Lo Celso's through pass and teed up the former Manchester United man.

Sport Broncos feel Kirk Cousins headed to Vikings
Author: 0 Broncos feel Kirk Cousins headed to Vikings

Cousins could be that quarterback. Previously, Cousins had announced that four teams were in the running, the two remaining, the Jets and Vikings , and John Elway's Denver Broncos and the recruiter's (Larry Fitzgerald) Arizona Cardinals.