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Author: 0 12 great players - and the teams they just couldn't score against

Bayern Munich, helped by two typical Thomas Mueller goals and two from Robert Lewandowski, romped to a 5-0 win over Besiktas in their tie after the Turkish champions played almost the whole match with 10 men. Joe Wilson says that it "will bite Chelsea on the arse not playing a proper striker", while Anthony Williams describes it as "unforgivable from Conte" not playing a proper striker.

Sport Manchester United look at Kroos
Author: 0 Manchester United look at Kroos

But, with Real believed to be preparing a squad overhaul in the summer, Kroos' future at the Bernabeu looks uncertain - and he is reportedly on a number of side's radars. The United gaffer admitted last week that "we need to sign a midfield player... we need balance in the team", but if he does want Kroos he won't come cheap.

Sport F1: Renault's 'extensive dyno work' targets reliability gains
Author: 0 F1: Renault's 'extensive dyno work' targets reliability gains

Furthermore, improvements have been made to Renault's Enstone factory in the past year, allowing the expanded team to put their affluence to good use. "Our headline target is to show continued progression through results", said team boss Cyril Abiteboul . While pace towards the end of the season helped the team to secure sixth place in the constructors' standings, power unit reliability gremlins increased the challenge for Renault and caused headaches for its customer teams Red Bull and ...

Sport Mayfield decides not to attend National Football League draft
Author: 0 Mayfield decides not to attend National Football League draft

Heisman trophy victor Baker Mayfield has heard the Johnny Manziel comparisons but he's not buying it. While numerous top picks attend the draft for the opportunity to walk across the stage and greet Commissioner Roger Goodell, it is not a new idea for some to skip out.

Sport Bears cut former Pro Bowl OG Josh Sitton
Author: 0 Bears cut former Pro Bowl OG Josh Sitton

The people spoke on the condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the moves. The Bears had no players in this year's Pro Bowl for the first time since 1999. Injuries hampered Sitton during his two-year tenure with Chicago - he missed seven games in that span after appearing in all 16 games over the previous four years with Green Bay.

Sport Higuain expected to be fit for Spurs clash
Author: 0 Higuain expected to be fit for Spurs clash

Higuain was holding his left ankle and was substituted after just 15 minutes, with Bernardeschi coming on to replace him. The 30-year-old was seen hobbling around the pitch during Juventus' 1-0 win over neighbours Torino, after a collision with former Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu .

Sport Daytona 500 victor tells the story behind his NSFW new tattoo
Author: 0 Daytona 500 victor tells the story behind his NSFW new tattoo

I knew we were in a good spot if I could get a push down the backstretch. Wallace, the first black driver in the Daytona 500 field since 1969, finished second in a 1-2 finish for Chevrolet and Childress' engine program. Meanwhile, on this celebratory day for Dillon and Childress, the late Earnhardt had a very large presence. A young Dillon stood in Victory Lane with Earnhardt that day as a 7-year-old.

Author: 0 Local veteran optimistic Olympics to spark peace between North and South Korea

Fasel added: "After the Pyeongchang 2018 bid had won, we started to think how ice hockey could contribute to their idea of including North Koreans". In the kind of offensive burst US coach Robb Stauber has been waiting for, the Americans, silver medalists in Sochi and Vancouver, converted on three of six powerplays.

Sport D-backs acquire outfielder Steven Souza from Tampa, send Drury to NY
Author: 0 D-backs acquire outfielder Steven Souza from Tampa, send Drury to NY

The Diamondbacks also receive Taylor Widener from the Yankees . MLB.com's Steve Gilbert adds that the Rays will get two players to be named later from the D-Backs. J.D. Martinez is now signed with the Boston Red Sox , so the Arizona Diamondbacks are looking elsewhere to strengthen the outfield. A second-round Yankees draft choice out of Louisville in 2016, Solak rose to the Double-A level last season and fared well with Double-A Trenton.

Sport UberEATS driver charged with killing customer: Cops
Author: 0 UberEATS driver charged with killing customer: Cops

When asked why his client didn't drive away, Patterson said that "you can't drive away when someone is coming at you with your window down". "It was clear self-defense". "Ryan was a good boy", he told the station. "We are shocked and saddened by this news", said an Uber spokesperson. "We have been working with the Atlanta Police Department, and the driver can no longer access the app".

Sport Major League Baseball notes: JD Martinez, Red Sox reach 5-year deal
Author: 0 Major League Baseball notes: JD Martinez, Red Sox reach 5-year deal

There's a lot of baseball ahead, so the Red Sox's pitching could take a nose dive - or David Price could rebound and make them even better. Arizona Diamondbacks right fielder J.D. "Kind of taking [Miguel Cabrera's] approach, hitting everything to right field, and [if] a pitcher throws you a breaking ball in the zone, you'll still be on time for that".

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho offers huge injury update on four stars for Sevilla clash

We expect to see at least three goals in the game, and we are going for over 2.5 goals as our prediction in this market. Pogba missed the FA Cup win at Huddersfield Town due to illness after Mourinho had told reporters the France worldwide would definitely play in the fifth-round clash.

Sport Kevin Prince Boateng powers Eintracht Frankfurt to 2-1 win over Leipzig
Author: 0 Kevin Prince Boateng powers Eintracht Frankfurt to 2-1 win over Leipzig

Jean-Kevin Augustin scored an early in the 13th minute for the away side. Liverpool signing Naby Keita sparked an all-in brawl as RB Leipzig lost to Eintracht Frankfurt last night. His final whistle finally ended the fans' whistling. Nevertheless, in a season which has already seen significant protests against video assistant referees (VAR), ticket prices, restrictions on flags and other fan equipment and the addition of a Chinese U20 Olympic XI to one regional league, match-going ...

Sport Roger Federer beats Grigor Dimitrov to win Rotterdam Open title
Author: 0 Roger Federer beats Grigor Dimitrov to win Rotterdam Open title

Roger Federer's incredible renaissance in the latter stage of his career took another upturn over the weekend as the Swiss legend returned the world number one spot. "He didn't need to return to No 1 to show who he is in tennis", Nadal said."What he's achieved is very hard and you can only congratulate him". Federer has enjoyed an excellent run since returning from knee surgery at the beginning of 2017, winning nine ATP titles and taking his tally of Grand Slam triumphs to 20 with ...

Sport Eagles to promote Mike Groh to offensive coordinator
Author: 0 Eagles to promote Mike Groh to offensive coordinator

The 46-year-old Groh has spent the past five seasons in the National Football League as a wide receivers coach with the Chicago Bears , Los Angeles Rams and Eagles . He spent the 2016 season as the Los Angeles Rams passing game coordinator and coached wide receivers for the Chicago Bears for three years before that.

Sport Watch Champions League Game Online
Author: 0 Watch Champions League Game Online

Besiktas, fourth in the Turkish Super Lig, lost Tosun and signed Vagner Love, an old warrior enthusiastic about an unexpected adventure in elite club football to tag on to the end of a career that has taken him from his native Brazil and back many times , via Russia, China and France.

Sport How to Watch USA vs. Slovakia Hockey
Author: 0 How to Watch USA vs. Slovakia Hockey

Donato got his second goal of the game, and now leads all USA scorers, late in the third period on a power-play, firing a wrist shot that beat Laco just inside the near post to complete the scoring. I think I just needed time for the feeling to come back. "He's a really tough kid, and you see how much just of a natural goal-scorer he is", Terry said.

Sport Sevilla v Manchester United: Montella and Mourinho unified in pursuit of identity
Author: 0 Sevilla v Manchester United: Montella and Mourinho unified in pursuit of identity

Fans of the English side can look to Mourinho's sound record against Sevilla , the Portuguese has tasted defeat just once to Sevilla in eight outings scoring nearly four goals a game in that time. "I think it's an experimental period". They are now the closest to the Champions League places, but it will be a real challenge for them to get there in the end.

Sport Bayliss wants T20 Internationals to be cut
Author: 0 Bayliss wants T20 Internationals to be cut

Australia had already qualified unbeaten in its four matches and is favored to win the final , which will be played on the same pitch where it beat New Zealand by five wickets in the highest T20 run chase in history three days ago. With four overs to go, Morgan unleashed again, taking four sixes in nine balls off de Grandhomme and Trent Boult. However, Malan's dismissal, picking out deep midwicket, led to a period that - in the final outcome - proved crucial as Colin de Grandhomme, Ish ...

Sport Former Wildcat coach Gary Henderson set to take over at Mississipip State
Author: 0 Former Wildcat coach Gary Henderson set to take over at Mississipip State

Pitching coach Gary Henderson will take over the head coaching duties. Cannizaro, 39, was introduced on November 5, 2016, the same day Cohen officially took over as MSU's athletic director. But MSU struggled in its opening series this season, getting swept by the University of Southern Mississippi at Pete Taylor Park in Hattiesburg this past weekend.

Sport Oklahoma basketball: Sooners lose sixth-straight, fall to Kansas 104-74
Author: 0 Oklahoma basketball: Sooners lose sixth-straight, fall to Kansas 104-74

Meanwhile, Young is scoring 29.0 points and dishing out 9.2 assists per game - both leading the nation. The Sooners were ranked in the top five just a month ago, but their slump is hurting their NCAA Tournament credentials. After DeSousa's heroics, sophomore Udoka Azubuike entered the game and kept the KU offense rolling. Just 7 of 26 (26.9%) in his previous four games, a stretch during which he averaged just 5.5 points - nearly a full 10 points below his 15.4 average for the season ...

Sport Hornets expected to pursue Mitch Kupchak
Author: 0 Hornets expected to pursue Mitch Kupchak

Kupchak would team with assistant GM Buzz Peterson, a former college coach who roomed with Jordan at North Carolina, Wojnarowski reports. "It's been a privilege to serve as the Charlotte Hornets' general manager for the past seven years", said Cho.

Sport Christian Coleman breaks Maurice Greene's 20-year-old 60m world record
Author: 0 Christian Coleman breaks Maurice Greene's 20-year-old 60m world record

The performance - at high altitude in Albuquerque - was particularly pleasing for Coleman after he had bettered Greene's world record time with a run of 6.37 seconds last month in SC, but the time was not ratified for technical reasons. This time Coleman ran 6.34 and the IAAF have officially announced the record on their website . "I just flourish in those moments". Between that run and this year, the mark has rarely been threatened.

Sport Olympic gold for the Okanagan's Justin Kripps
Author: 0 Olympic gold for the Okanagan's Justin Kripps

Kripps, the final driver on the track, had the lead for much of the fourth heat. Lueders also won two-man silver at the 2006 Olympics in Turin, Italy, for the country's other medal in the discipline. "She also picked me to win gold in the two-man so she was still pretty sharp in her final days". "I definitely think we've got more to give and can win a medal", Blondin said after the race.

Sport Rae Carruth Discusses Conviction, Time in Prison and Son Chancellor
Author: 0 Rae Carruth Discusses Conviction, Time in Prison and Son Chancellor

But Carruth is clearly setting the stage for his release in October, and his first steps into freedom after almost 20 years behind bars. His impending release appears to have galvanized the sentimental side of him, as he appears to be ready to break his longtime silence on his crimes.

Sport USA women rout Finland 5-0, advance to gold-medal game
Author: 0 USA women rout Finland 5-0, advance to gold-medal game

Ryan Donato scored two goals. Virtue and Moir had a dazzling performance to music by the Rolling Stones, Eagles and Santana. It was Canada's fourth gold medal in a row, and the third time in that span the US was forced to settle for silver.

Sport Brita Sigourney Leads 3 US Women In Making Halfpipe Skiing Olympic Final
Author: 0 Brita Sigourney Leads 3 US Women In Making Halfpipe Skiing Olympic Final

Sochi Olympic champion Maddie Bowman of the United States finished last in the 11-skier field. Sigourney won bronze with her third-run score of 91.60. At my first Olympics, I didn't know what to expect and I was so happy to be there. I'm just so proud to he a part of the three girls on the podium - and Anna's run in fourth place was just unbelievable!.

Sport Freestyle skiing: Hungary may rethink after Swaney halfpipe display
Author: 0 Freestyle skiing: Hungary may rethink after Swaney halfpipe display

The maximum number of skiers that each nation can send to the Olympics for women's halfpipe is four, so a country like the US - which had six skiers ranked inside the top 20 of the Olympic qualification standings - could only send their top four skiers, even though they had more than four athletes who earned quota spots.

Sport Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir Win Gold In Ice Dance At PyeongChang Olympics
Author: 0 Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir Win Gold In Ice Dance At PyeongChang Olympics

These Olympics have been billed as a showdown between the Canadian and French pairs, with figure skating experts believing defeat for Virtue and Moir would signal a generational shift in the sport. With Virtue and Moir , Dubreuil was more focused on the love story they could tell . Beating their own world-record total ice dance score wasn't enough for Papadakis and Cizeron to take gold.

Sport MLB Announces Rule Changes For 2018 Season To Improve Pace Of Play
Author: 0 MLB Announces Rule Changes For 2018 Season To Improve Pace Of Play

After more than a year of negotiations, the Major League Baseball Players Association refused to agree to the changes but also signed an agreement that it will not oppose the rules. Major League Baseball on Monday announced rule changes meant to quicken the pace and shorten the duration of games. Any time a manager, coach or player visits the mound.