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Sport 49ers were interested in Marcus Peters before he was traded to Rams
Author: 0 49ers were interested in Marcus Peters before he was traded to Rams

Peters is entering his fourth year in the league, made the Pro Bowl twice and was named All Pro once. In one move, the Rams changed the entire complexion of their to-do list. Eventually, the Rams will probably want a long-term contract with the cornerback, but it buys the team time to get other important pieces locked down first.

Sport Charlie Nicholas predicts victor between Celtic and Zenit
Author: 0 Charlie Nicholas predicts victor between Celtic and Zenit

We've been playing different formations and styles against top quality teams. "If we manage to do that, I think we can eliminate them". "In all our qualification games we have played since I have been at Celtic, whether you are home or away, it's important to retain the emotion of the game".

Sport Liverpool v West Ham on Premier League Live
Author: 0 Liverpool v West Ham on Premier League Live

So click through the slides below and read about five reasons why Liverpool will humble West Ham on Saturday. Liverpool have won their last two Premier League matches against West Ham, 4-0 in May 2017 and 4-1 in November 2017 - they haven't scored 4+ goals in three consecutive PL games versus a single opponent since doing so versus Norwich between 2012 and 2013.

Author: 0 Scuderia Ferrari Launch their SF71H in Maranello Presentation

The major sponsor of the team, Spanish bank Santander , no longer is on the auto, making the new Ferrari very red in its livery. Ferrari has unveiled its 2018 Formula One vehicle - the SF71-H - at an event at its headquarters in Maranello .

Sport United States skiers make history at Olympics with cross-country gold
Author: 0 United States skiers make history at Olympics with cross-country gold

Americans Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall, the only mom athlete on Team USA, made history on Wednesday by winning gold in the women's team sprint cross-country event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Diggins came to PyeongChang peaking at the right time. The race paired Diggins, who has won more world championship medals than any US cross-country skier in history, with Randall, the veteran whose success made the Americans contenders after years of futility.

Sport Lawmakers to question Oxfam on handling of abuse scandal
Author: 0 Lawmakers to question Oxfam on handling of abuse scandal

Stephen Twigg, chair of the global aid committee hearing the testimony Tuesday, was blunt in his assessment. Allegations of sexual misconduct have shaken the aid sector, with Haiti's president calling for investigations of other groups. While the report confirms Oxfam's previous statements that allegations of workers having sex with minors weren't substantiated, it goes on to say that "it can not be ruled out that any of the prostitutes were under-aged".

Sport Utah rookie Mitchell soars to Slam Dunk crown
Author: 0 Utah rookie Mitchell soars to Slam Dunk crown

The Skills Challenge is the third event bettors can wager on during All-Star Saturday Night, and a big man has won it each of the previous two years. Following his first flawless 50-point alley-oop dunk with one hand, Mitchell's final and winning dunk saw him break out into a Vince Carter Raptors jersey to complete his replication of the "It's over" pose used by Carter in 2000.

Sport MLB Sets New Rules To Speed Up The Game
Author: 0 MLB Sets New Rules To Speed Up The Game

Major League Baseball announced Monday that teams will be limited to six mound visits without a pitching change per nine innings. Shorter commercial breaks are a-okay with me and I assume everyone else as well. The rule remains unchanged during the regular season, and a pitcher must be removed after two visits in the same inning. Trips will not count against the limit following an offensive substitution, to check on potential injuries or to clean spikes on wet fields.

Sport Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky subject of anti-doping case
Author: 0 Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky subject of anti-doping case

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has lauded Russia's participation at the Winter Games, saying it has "made our Olympics better". "It raises a lot of questions", Svishchev said. "Of course we very much hope it was some kind of mistake", Russian curler Viktoria Moiseeva said, adding the team believed Krushelnitsky was innocent.

Sport JD Martinez Signs with Boston Red Sox
Author: 0 JD Martinez Signs with Boston Red Sox

And it comes courtesy of the Boston Red Sox . Earlier reports had Boston offering the prized free agent five years and around $100 million. They would finish 10th in runs scored, but 26th in team slugging percentage. Tillman was 1-7 with a 7.84 ERA in 19 starts and five relief appearances past year. Martinez's agent Scott Boras just negotiated a reported eight-year deal for Eric Hosmer with the Padres and apparently has worked another long-term lucrative deal for a client.

Sport Canada's loss to Czech Republic a tale of missed opportunities
Author: 0 Canada's loss to Czech Republic a tale of missed opportunities

The Canadians came into the tournament as the second favourite, but are probably No. 1 now that the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation opened the competition with a stunning 3-2 loss to Slovakia. Rene Bourque also scored on the power play while Dominik Kubalik and Jordan replied for the Czech Republic, which was outshot 33-20 through the first 65 minutes.

Sport Chelsea puzzled over Morata injury
Author: 0 Chelsea puzzled over Morata injury

If you ask me if [he will be out] one day, one month, the rest of the season I don't know. "He's a fantastic player and he'll score a lot of goals for us, I'm sure". "For this reason, I'm a bit anxious". Eden Hazard has dropped a major hint about moving to Real Madrid . "I have to respect Chelsea who have made a great effort for me", Morata told Espacio Reservado .

Sport Olympics: Women's slalom delayed because of high winds
Author: 0 Olympics: Women's slalom delayed because of high winds

American star Mikaela Shiffrin is poised to become the first alpine skier to successfully defend an Olympic slalom title. Gusting winds forced the International Ski Federation (FIS) into postponing a third race of the alpine programe after the men's downhill and women's giant slalom were also rescheduled.

Sport Bill Haas injured in fatal vehicle crash near Riviera
Author: 0 Bill Haas injured in fatal vehicle crash near Riviera

Detective Jeff Fischer said that Haas was a passenger in a Ferrari that overturned at approximately 6:30 p.m. local time near the Riviera Country club, where the golfer was scheduled to play in the Genesis Open. Wilson, 46, wasn't seriously injured in the crash, KTLA reported. According to Fischer, that vehicle was being driven by actor Luke Wilson . He's the son of longtime PGA Tour pro Jay Haas, and has appeared on 3 Presidents Cup teams.

Sport UFC 221 Post-Fight Bonuses
Author: 0 UFC 221 Post-Fight Bonuses

Despite this, Romero was not eligible to claim the interim belt in the main event of UFC 221 . First, the man named middleweight champion after Georges St-Pierre vacated the belt without defending it, Robert Whittaker , contracted a staph infection in his stomach and was forced to withdraw from his first title defense against Luke Rockhold .

Sport Eagles coordinator Frank Reich set to become Colts' head coach
Author: 0 Eagles coordinator Frank Reich set to become Colts' head coach

ESPN's Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen reported earlier Sunday that Reich was the favorite for the job. Reich spent the last two seasons as the Eagles offensive coordinator. Reich broke into the league as a player with the Buffalo Bills when former Colts president Bill Polian was running the Bills. The move seems like a smart one for the Colts as they will still get the Super Bowl caliber OC they seemed to be seeking.

Sport Josh McDaniels stuns the National Football League by bailing on the Colts job
Author: 0 Josh McDaniels stuns the National Football League by bailing on the Colts job

It worked out well for Chicago, as McDaniels subsequently spurned the Indianapolis Colts after committing to be their next head coach in order to return to his current position in New England. "I was very confident that a deal was in place and that we were going to move forward and be having a press conference today at 3:30 [p.m.]". We have not gotten that from the two doctors that he's seen after the season.

Sport Red Gerard Wins Team USA's First Gold in Winter Olympics 2018
Author: 0 Red Gerard Wins Team USA's First Gold in Winter Olympics 2018

Sure, Westminster College in Utah is an official partner of U.S. Ski & Snowboard , the national governing body for competitive skiing and snowboarding, but it's still kind of incredible how many of their students end up representing the United States in the Olympic Games.

Sport Warning more snow could be on the way on Sunday
Author: 0 Warning more snow could be on the way on Sunday

Separately, Met √Čireann has issued a national snow-ice warning which will come into effect at midnight. A calm Monday will be followed by four days of heavy rain and bitter wind as the temperatures plunge towards freezing. Temperatures in the north will be 8C at their highest, with the south-west enjoying slightly higher temperatures of 12C. Frost and ice will form overnight.

Sport He's not getting any praise - Moyes wants more from Arnautovic
Author: 0 He's not getting any praise - Moyes wants more from Arnautovic

But when Arnautovic, fit again after three games out injured, began to get on the ball West Ham looked a totally different team, especially to the one which surrendered so meekly at Brighton last weekend. 'He told me the story about it. "Against Bournemouth I scored a goal, I tried to play pretty well in the Cup [against Wigan last weekend] and, in the last game, against Crystal Palace, I tried to do my best".

Sport Gerry Adams steps down as Sinn Fein leader
Author: 0 Gerry Adams steps down as Sinn Fein leader

Ms McDonald and Ms O'Neill were selected unopposed to the two most senior leadership posts in the party. She was appointed Sinn Fein's deputy leader in 2009 and has represented central Dublin in the Irish parliament since 2011. "We do not have to agree on the past, We must only agree that the past is never again repeated". On Britain's upcoming departure from the European Union , or Brexit , she said Sinn Fein will not accept any deal that reinstates border controls between Northern ...

Sport Mourinho wanting Man Utd's first win at St James' Park
Author: 0 Mourinho wanting Man Utd's first win at St James' Park

Jose Mourinho has offered his backing to Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez, despite the two having a hard relationship in the past. 'But I couldn't win. However, after recovering from a handful of niggling injuries, Shaw has forced his way back into Mourinho's side and it's been rewarded by the club triggering a one year contract extension on his current deal keeping him at the club until July 2019.

Sport Silverware would make Chelsea's season a success, says Hazard
Author: 0 Silverware would make Chelsea's season a success, says Hazard

Antonio Conte led the Blues to the Premier League title in his first season in English football, Chelsea having failed to qualify for Europe after finishing 10th in the 2015-2016 campaign. "From the start of my experience with Chelsea they try to stay behind me in every game and they continue to do this and I am happy and proud for this".

Sport Taiwan Earthquake: 6.5 magnitude tremors kill 2, over 100 injured
Author: 0 Taiwan Earthquake: 6.5 magnitude tremors kill 2, over 100 injured

The man, surnamed Leung, was an employee of the Marshal Hotel, whose ground floor caved in as a result of the shallow, magnitude 6.4 quake that struck late Tuesday night. "I understand that every effort is being made to rescue the injured and provide relief to those affected by this tragedy", the Dalai Lama wrote in his letter to the President.

Sport All the reaction as England's World Cup kit is revealed
Author: 0 All the reaction as England's World Cup kit is revealed

The home shirt sees the pale blue/off-grey sleeves of the 2016-17 shirt dispensed with in favour of a return to a plain, simplistic all-white affair, complete with St George's-themed trim. They are expected to wear the jersey for the first time when they face Poland in a pre-World Cup friendly on March 23. "I see the players going insane for this one", with Iheanacho, at the sight of the jerseys shown to them, adding that it was attractive.

Sport Woodland catches fire to win Phoenix Open for first victory since 2013
Author: 0 Woodland catches fire to win Phoenix Open for first victory since 2013

Reavie closed with a 66. Reavie made a 20-foot birdie putt on the par-4 18th to force the PGA Tour's fourth straight playoff and the event's third overtime finish in a row. "I spent some time with Pete Cowen", he said. I mean, obviously, I knew what's been going on the last couple years, short game needed some adjustment.

Sport Tottenham projected XI v Newport County: Kane will sit ahead of NLD
Author: 0 Tottenham projected XI v Newport County: Kane will sit ahead of NLD

Mauricio Pochettino has his work cut out for him to make sure his Tottenham squad are squarely focused on Newport County this week. Spurs are overwhelming favourites to win this game at Wembley tonight. No changes to the team that came so close of knocking Spurs out. He's going to easily recover his real level. The Wembley pitch seemed to grow in size for the League Two side as the minutes added up and they resorted to hopeful, long balls that caused no issues for Foyth or ...

Sport Australia vs England T20 tri-series
Author: 0 Australia vs England T20 tri-series

England captain Eoin Morgan is enthused about taking part in worldwide cricket's first Twenty20 tri-series but doubts there is room in the calendar for it to become a regular feature. England got off to a flying start with the ball in Australia's reply, as Willey - having been thumped for four by David Warner with his first ball - took two wickets in the first over.

Sport English Premier League: Sterling blunders as Burnley hold Manchester City 1-1
Author: 0 English Premier League: Sterling blunders as Burnley hold Manchester City 1-1

After the next two league games are out the way, Arsenal only have to play one game against the rest of the "big 6" - a trip to Old Trafford to face Man Utd at the end of April. Should City win their next seven games - a not inconceivable target given they have won 24 of 28 games so far this season - they would take the crown in the Manchester derby with five games to spare.

Sport Olivier Giroud and Emerson Palmieri On Bench - Chelsea Team vs Watford Confirmed
Author: 0 Olivier Giroud and Emerson Palmieri On Bench - Chelsea Team vs Watford Confirmed

I needed a new challenge and I wanted to stay in the PL. There was a bit of disappointment even if I spent five magnificent years there'. "I could have stayed, but I needed a solution to get back in". Antonio Conte's side sit in fourth spot in the Premier League table, one point behind Liverpool , and can go above Jurgen Klopp's men by taking all three points from the Hornets.

Sport Mandhana, Goswami, Pandey rout South Africa
Author: 0 Mandhana, Goswami, Pandey rout South Africa

South Africa suffered a huge blow after skipper Faf du Plessis was ruled out of the remainder of the ongoing One-Day International (ODI) series against India with a fractured finger, even as the tourists aim to exert pressure on the depleted hosts in the second match here on Sunday.

Sport Redskins could franchise tag Kirk Cousins to trade him
Author: 0 Redskins could franchise tag Kirk Cousins to trade him

Cousins does have some control and he could force Washington into an uncomfortable situation if they place the franchise tag on him. How might that work? Remember, franchise tags can't be placed on players until February 20, but the Smith trade can't be made official until the new league year begins March 14.

Sport Nittany Lions Come Back to Edge Ohio State
Author: 0 Nittany Lions Come Back to Edge Ohio State

Looking for its first road win against a ranked opponent in almost four years, IL got off to a strong start against No. 17 Ohio State on Sunday. "It was just fun to have everyone cheer", he said after the Nittany Lions' 19-18 win Saturday night.