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Sport Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini named new Italy manager
Author: 0 Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini named new Italy manager

Ranked 20th in the latest FIFA World Ranking, Italy will look to return to the big stage of worldwide football by securing qualification for UEFA EURO 2020. Mancini led City to their first English league title in 44 years in 2012, and won three Serie A titles with Inter Milan . He began his coaching career with Fiorentina in 2001 and won the Coppa Italia in his first season even though the club was plagued by financial problems.

Sport Tite names Brazil's 23-man squad
Author: 0 Tite names Brazil's 23-man squad

Brazil's football coach, Tite, on Monday revealed his 23-man squad for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup , featuring some of the biggest names in the footballing world. "But Roberto Firmino will fight for that position in top form", Tite said. Defender Alves, a veteran of two World Cups, sprained his right ACL last week in the French Cup final and was replaced in the 23-man Brazil squad by Manchester City's Danilo and Corinthians' Fagner.

Sport PSG: Thomas Tuchel named as Unai Emery's replacement
Author: 0 PSG: Thomas Tuchel named as Unai Emery's replacement

Neymar joined PSG at the beginning of the season in a record-breaking deal from Barcelona and won a domestic treble with the club in his first season in France, scoring 28 goals in the process. "If he arrives with the mentality that many have spoken about, he will add a lot". Players like Edinson Cavani , at least in terms of his character, should be a welcome find for the new boss, but Tuchel will certainly be less enamoured with senior figures who struggle to find half the ...

Sport Draw Can Take Derby Past Fulham And On To Wembley
Author: 0 Draw Can Take Derby Past Fulham And On To Wembley

Fulham , who have only lost twice since December 16, will now meet either Aston Villa or Middlesbrough at the national stadium on May 26 and are 90 minutes away from a first return to the Premier League since 2014. Dennis Odoi then scored a looping header on 66 minutes to give Fulham the lead on aggregate and the Whites held out for the rest of the game to get them to Wembley.

Sport Washington Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall to retire, reports say
Author: 0 Washington Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall to retire, reports say

On Monday, those days finally came to an end. The cornerback is also infamously known across social media back in August 2015 when Houston Texans star receiver DeAndre Hopkins put Hall on skates during a joint team practice with a filthy juke move.

Sport Stanley Cup Playoffs: Conference Finals Preview
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Conference Finals Preview

The visitors returned to Sin City with a 3-1 victory and the best-of-seven Western Conference final all square at 1-1. The Jets didn't score again, Vegas secured a 3-1 victory in Game 2 that helped them pull even in the series. Tatar was acquired before the trade deadline from the Detroit Red Wings for three draft picks, but had just four goals and two assists in 20 games for Vegas in the regular season.

Sport Warriors control second half to beat Rockets in Game 1: 3 takeaways
Author: 0 Warriors control second half to beat Rockets in Game 1: 3 takeaways

Before Monday's Game 1, D'Antoni told reporters that the Warriors should be favored . The team that has won Game 1 of a conference finals series has gone on to play for the National Basketball Association title 83.8 percent of the time since 1984, according to NBC Sports Boston .

Sport Jose Mourinho tips Michael Carrick to become his future Man Utd assistant
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho tips Michael Carrick to become his future Man Utd assistant

However, the 55-year-old insisted that he is not seeking a direct replacement as he is re-organising his coaching staff so as to avoid having a direct number two. "I don't think Michael knows how to play bad", Mourinho asserted as he continued, "I know he's going to do a good job for his team". Rashford's goal could be important as he looks to start in the FA Cup final and hopefully, he will have an impact for us against Chelsea.

Sport Ireland ready for inaugural Test match against Pakistan
Author: 0 Ireland ready for inaugural Test match against Pakistan

Morgan is set to play for Middlesex in a County Championship game against Gloucestershire at Lord's on Friday but will still be keeping an eye out on how Ireland get on. And his thoughts on how the Test might go? The two teams have geared up for the contest but more than the cricket there are external factors that will have a say in the game as well.

Sport Allegri planning to stay at Juventus
Author: 0 Allegri planning to stay at Juventus

Without mentioning them by name, he then took aim at Napoli who were welcomed by around 10,000 people at Naples airport after their win in Turin, which at the time cut Juve's lead to one point with four games remaining. Lazio-Juventus 0-1, Paolo Dybala scores in the last second as Napoli lose to Roma. Dybala had put the ball in the back of the net at the start of the second half but the Argentina forward was narrowly offside.

Sport Players Championship: Tiger Woods 'puts all the pieces together'
Author: 0 Players Championship: Tiger Woods 'puts all the pieces together'

His biggest hiccup was a missed putt just outside five feet for birdie on the par-5 16th hole. Woods said he "felt a lot more comfortable with my driver and could be a bit more aggressive off the tees and consequently I had a lot of 9-irons and on down into the greens as the ball is just flying forever in this humidity".

Sport Stoger confirms Borussia Dortmund departure
Author: 0 Stoger confirms Borussia Dortmund departure

With Germany promised only six European tournament spots overall, three teams will be on the outside looking in. The 52-year-old's final match in charge was Saturday's 3-1 loss to Hoffenheim , which left the Die Borussen hanging on for fourth place .

Sport Yates wins stage nine to extend Giro lead as Froome trails
Author: 0 Yates wins stage nine to extend Giro lead as Froome trails

Four-time Tour de France victor Froome was the big loser of the day along with Italian champion Fabio Aru, as the pair fell behind with two kilometres to go. "I had good legs, so I made a decision to attack from far out - more than 2km to go". 'We have two more weeks coming up and hopefully we have some better days, ' he said.

Sport Sports betting now legal in NJ
Author: 0 Sports betting now legal in NJ

Nevada now is the only state in which single-game bets are allowed. West Virginia - The Lottery Commission which will oversee sports betting, is on record as saying the state will be ready to implement sports betting within 90 days of a Supreme Court decision.

Sport Steven Gerrard explains Anfield exit after accepting Rangers role
Author: 0 Steven Gerrard explains Anfield exit after accepting Rangers role

But Merson believes a Wayne Rooney Rangers move could suit the former England captain, he said: 'It'd be great for Scottish football - if it was me, I'd go to Rangers '. With the departure of Reds manager Mark Warburton, who was a keen admirer of the midfielder, on New Year's Eve, it appears that ship has now well and truly sailed.

Sport Martinez Drives In 3, Sox Win
Author: 0 Martinez Drives In 3, Sox Win

They have to go more than twice through the lineup or you're probably not in very good shape anyway". "I think he battled pretty good". Price (3-4) skipped Wednesday's start against the Yankees after experiencing numbness during a bullpen session last Sunday.

Sport Rafa Benitez to have showdown talks with Newcastle managing director Lee Charnley
Author: 0 Rafa Benitez to have showdown talks with Newcastle managing director Lee Charnley

A self-titled big club paradoxically without a major trophy since 1969, it is the natural next step for Benitez to take. All these things to enable you to attract players, all these things can make a difference. Lascelles would likely attract a few more suitors if he were to make the England squad heading to World Cup 2018, but he has cast doubt over his potential involvement in Russian Federation despite calls for Gareth Southgate to give him a chance .

Sport Chuck Knox, former Seattle Seahawks, LA Rams coach, dies at 86
Author: 0 Chuck Knox, former Seattle Seahawks, LA Rams coach, dies at 86

Chuck Knox, who led the Los Angeles Rams to 5 consecutive division titles within the 1970s and later guided the Seattle Seahawks to their first two playoff appearances, has died on the age of 86. Knox's Super Bowl dreams ended there, as the Seahawks lost to the eventual champion Los Angeles Raiders. He began his coaching career as an assistant at Juniata.

Sport Pep Guardiola hails flawless end to record-breaking season
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola hails flawless end to record-breaking season

However, City refused to let their heads drop and sealed the win with virtually the last kick of the game, Jesus wheeling away to celebrate with the away fans. Despite having a typically large share of the possession in the first half, City struggled to break down Southampton's organised defence and rarely troubled Alex McCarthy in goal.

Sport Neymar still has fears over foot injury ahead of World Cup
Author: 0 Neymar still has fears over foot injury ahead of World Cup

The Sun quoted the world's most expensive player making such statement while modeling the club's new kit for the coming season. He was named the Ligue 1 Player of the Year on Sunday. Zidane added: "I don't know if we are negotiating for Neymar ". He said what he misses the most about his Barcelona days was his friendship with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.

Sport Conforto's 2-run blast propels Mets over Phils, 3-1
Author: 0 Conforto's 2-run blast propels Mets over Phils, 3-1

NY said he was removed from Sunday's start as a precaution because of the length of the inning and the 59-minute rain delay that preceded it. He has yet to face the Phillies this year and only made one start against them in 2017 (0-1, 3.18 ERA across five and two-third innings).

Sport Arizona softball to host regional
Author: 0 Arizona softball to host regional

North Dakota State is making its ninth trip to the NCAA tournament over the past 10 years. UF, the nation's No. 2 overall seed, won the SEC Tournament title with a 3-1 victory against SC in Saturday's final. The victor of the regional in Tucson will move on to a Super Regional against the victor of the regional being hosted by UCLA. Baylor, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Texas received postseason bids.

Sport Levante end Barca's hopes of 'perfect' unbeaten season
Author: 0 Levante end Barca's hopes of 'perfect' unbeaten season

However, Coutinho netted twice in the space of five minutes to score his first Barcelona hat-trick and with 25 minutes left on the clock hopes of a comeback were on. Levante, meanwhile, are up to 15th in the table and looking forward to another season in La Liga following an incredible run of form under new coach Paco Lopez.

Sport Daniel Ricciardo expects pre-race warning from Christian Horner on Sunday morning
Author: 0 Daniel Ricciardo expects pre-race warning from Christian Horner on Sunday morning

Both drivers have always gone well around there. Remember that stern talking to - complete with finger-wagging - you received; the one that went "don't touch this" and "don't do that" because she'd know, and "woe betide you" if you disobeyed? Daniel Ricciardo says he was "driving on a knife-edge" at the Spanish Grand Prix and that a spin was behind some of his time loss, as he came home in fifth.

Sport IPL: CSK beat SRH by 8 wickets
Author: 0 IPL: CSK beat SRH by 8 wickets

The quick dismissal of Watson and Suresh Raina (2) gave a brief hope for the Sunrisers but Rayudu continued in the same vein of six-hitting spree while Dhoni gave him company till the end to ensure there were no hiccups in the chase. The southpaw has brought up his fifty and the Kiwi skipper has started to open his shoulders. It's a strategic time-out and SRH will like to resume the proceedings, with all guns blazing.

Sport Roy Hodgson
Author: 0 Roy Hodgson "really proud" of Crystal Palace players

The veteran Englishman took over from the sacked Frank de Boer with the Eagles in a perilous position but will feel a keen sense of redemption after leading his boyhood club to a highly-creditable finishing place of 11th. When Zaha then broke and sent Andros Townsend through one-on-one with Foster, the winger slipped as he struck, sending his effort wide. Instead, it was left to the Eagles' main man to do the damage.

Sport Chinese star sprinter Su: Diamond League result beyond expectation
Author: 0 Chinese star sprinter Su: Diamond League result beyond expectation

Starting in the outside lane, the 22-year-old clocked a time of 10.04sec. "When I saw the rain tonight I thought 'Yes!'", said Prescod. "I train in these conditions all the time in the East Midlands (of England)". Meanwhile, Nell's compatriot Sunette Viljoen was sixth in the women's javelin - her best attempt of 60.79 was more than 6m off the meeting record of 66.85 set by China's Lyu Huihui.

Sport Robinson Cano exits game after taking a pitch off the hand
Author: 0 Robinson Cano exits game after taking a pitch off the hand

Robinson Cano chased Fulmer from the game in the fifth when he hit a 3-run home run to make it 6-2 Seattle. Cano , 35, went into Sunday's game hitting.289/.383/.444 with four home runs in 38 games. Castellanos was hit in the first inning by a pitch from Seattle starter Felix Hernandez . Seattle Mariners' Jerry Dipoto announced today the following roster move: Dan Altavilla, RHP, returned from rehab assignment at AA Arkansas and activated from 10-day disabled list.

Sport Michael Carrick: Success is coming at Manchester United
Author: 0 Michael Carrick: Success is coming at Manchester United

I know the style sometimes frustrates the fans but you can not argue with results . "It's the greatest club in the world so it's been beyond my wildest dreams as a young kid". Mourinho is expected to have Romelu Lukaku back for the match, though, following a two-week spell on the sidelines since damaging his ankle against Arsenal.