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Sport CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL: Gold Cup day - preview by Charlie McCann of betvictor
Author: 0 CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL: Gold Cup day - preview by Charlie McCann of betvictor

We've seen over the years that unless you are an out-and-out stayer, you have no chance and with the expected gruelling conditions, stamina will be needed in abundance. Mullins has 20 runners on the final day while Elliott has 11. Penhill and Balkos Des Flos were the big winners as the Irish dominated day three of the Cheltenham Festival .

Sport Raiders sign Doug Martin, but that doesn't mean Marshawn Lynch is gone
Author: 0 Raiders sign Doug Martin, but that doesn't mean Marshawn Lynch is gone

When he returned, he was unable to return to the type of running back who in 2015 finished second in the league in rushing yards behind Adrian Peterson. He will likely be asked to do the same in Oakland, sharing the rock with DeAndre Washington and Jalen Richard - and that is without the consideration of Lynch, whose future will be a bit easier to tell come Sunday when he his owed a $1 million bonus.

Sport Allardyce angered by Everton´s Sigurdsson statement
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Manager Sam Allardyce has questioned Everton's announcement regarding a knee injury sustained by Gylfi Sigurdsson . "Whoever gave that statement out is going to get a b********* today - so well done!" . You want to avoid setbacks. "For me it is how is it in the next two weeks?" "It's been a struggle for Davy since he arrived". Sometimes the players away from home have not lived up to the expectation.

Sport Former NFL Player Joe McKnight's Murderer Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison
Author: 0 Former NFL Player Joe McKnight's Murderer Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison

The jury returned handed up a manslaughter conviction, which carries a sentence of anywhere from zero to 40 years . Meche says if Gasser is contrite and apologizes to McKnight's family, that could also help lessen his sentence. "Past reports indicate that a witness said Gasser stood over McKnight as he shot him and said, I told you don't you f**k with me". Once McKnight stopped, he got out of his auto and approached Gasser's vehicle and Gasser shot him.

Author: 0 Pochettino makes personal phone call to player, Tottenham 'favourites' to complete signing

Meanwhile, Kane is joint top-scorer in the Premier League (24). Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld could make his long-awaited return from injury in time for the FA Cup quarter-final against Swansea. "We're happy because he's so positive and when you see a positive player it helps us too, to believe he can be ready again to compete". In spite of being knocked out of the Champions League, Tottenham still have the league and the FA Cup to play for and Pochettino will hope to do his ...

Sport Buzzer-beater lifts Loyola-Chicago over Miami in NCAA return
Author: 0 Buzzer-beater lifts Loyola-Chicago over Miami in NCAA return

The Ramblers won the Missouri Valley Tournament to reach the NCAAs for the first time since losing to Patrick Ewing and Georgetown in the Sweet 16 in 1985. Yet Loyola continued to chip away and with just over a minute left tied the game on a three pointer by Clayton Custer. Miami's Lonnie Walker missed the front end of a one-and-one that could have put the Hurricanes up by three.

Sport Patriots acquire Jason McCourty from Browns
Author: 0 Patriots acquire Jason McCourty from Browns

Jason McCourty wrote on the Twitter account the brothers share. I wish nothing but the best to the guys in that locker room! But this time, they would send a player the other way. New general manager John Dorsey and his cadre of front-office handlers are rebuilding both sides of the ball with their own hand-picked players. With Briean Boddy-Calhoun and Jamar Taylor still in the mix, Cleveland opted to move on from the 30-year-old McCourty.

Sport Mane 'convinced' Liverpool can win Champions League
Author: 0 Mane 'convinced' Liverpool can win Champions League

You can even watch highlights of each English team's games to this point while you wait for the balls to be drawn by Champions League final ambassador Andriy Shevchenko. We need three wins, but maybe we are able to do it with two (if we beat United). But there is a growing sense of pragmatism at Old Trafford with City 16 points clear at the top of the table.

Sport UNCG Comes Up Short in Nail-Biter to Gonzaga, 68-64
Author: 0 UNCG Comes Up Short in Nail-Biter to Gonzaga, 68-64

The freshman from Chicago has made up for that this season, making key shots throughout the course of the season for a team that won the WCC regular season and tournament titles. Fifth seed Ohio State versus 12th seed South Dakota State will follow . The Jackrabbits are significantly better by every statistical measure this year.

Sport Pacers' date with 76ers sure to have plenty of playoff implications
Author: 0 Pacers' date with 76ers sure to have plenty of playoff implications

IN ranks third in fast break points per game (14.9) while Philadelphia ranks 19th (10.3). With 11 points and 13 rebounds, Philadelphia's Ersan Ilyasova put together a good outing. Young recorded his sixth double-double of the season and his first since February 11. Oladipo's 11 points were a new season low. In their last 26 games overall, the under is 18-7-1.

Sport Aaron Ramsey absent from Ryan Giggs' first Wales squad
Author: 0 Aaron Ramsey absent from Ryan Giggs' first Wales squad

The 44-year-old has named five uncapped players for the China Cup, including Swansea City forward Connor Roberts and Preston North End 's Billy Bodin. "Gareth [Bale] lights up the pitch whenever he is on it". It is perhaps with this in mind that Giggs has allowed Ramsey to skip the friendlies and get the procedure he needs.

Sport Miami releases Pouncey, acquires C Kilgore, G Sitton
Author: 0 Miami releases Pouncey, acquires C Kilgore, G Sitton

The two teams swapped 2018 seventh-round picks in the deal. Miami is expected to grant Pouncey's request on Thursday, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter . Despite missing eight games over the 2013-15 seasons, Pouncey was named a Pro Bowler each of those years. "We are pleased to be able to help find Dan a great situation to be able to continue his career".

Sport Mane confident Liverpool can win Champions League
Author: 0 Mane confident Liverpool can win Champions League

Liverpool were also left frustrated by some refereeing decisions as the Reds had three penalty appeals turned down against Jose Mourinho's team. Mourinho's men are now locked at 0-0 in a two-legged European tie and Herrera is determined to help the Red Devils reach the last eight of that competition.

Sport Alia Bhatt turns 25 today
Author: 0 Alia Bhatt turns 25 today

Since then in these 25 years you have scaled great heights in your young life... true to your name. Well, given Alia's statement on her dating rumours, looks like the birthday girl is in no mood to get into a relationship and wants to focus on her career.

Sport Aaron Judge to Manny Machado: 'You'd look pretty good in pinstripes, too'
Author: 0 Aaron Judge to Manny Machado: 'You'd look pretty good in pinstripes, too'

The Yankees' visit to Ed Smith Stadium on Thursday was occasion for the NY media to continue one of the longest-standing narratives in the game - that Machado's pending free agency will see him ultimately follow in the footsteps of his idol and mentor, Alex Rodriguez , and join up with the powerhouse in the Bronx.

Sport Haley warns if Security Council doesn't act on Syria, US will
Author: 0 Haley warns if Security Council doesn't act on Syria, US will

The Turkish foreign minister says Turkey and the United States have reached an agreement on a plan to jointly station Turkish and USA forces in the Syrian Kurdish-held town of Manbij. Hamzeh Hassan, a local physician, said he treated four people in the town of Arbeen with wounds from suspected incendiary bombs that left deep burns.

Sport West Ham vow life bans for pitch invaders
Author: 0 West Ham vow life bans for pitch invaders

Captain Mark Noble grappled with one invader, while referee Lee Mason was forced to halt play after another attempted to plant a corner flag in the centre circle. There will be more police and stewards in attendance for West Ham's next home game at the London Stadium in light of the crowd trouble last weekend , but the public will reportedly foot the bill for the extra security as opposed to the club.

Sport Hughes 'excited' as Southampton confirm him as manager
Author: 0 Hughes 'excited' as Southampton confirm him as manager

That means his tenure may last only nine matches, including Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final away to Wigan Athletic , and their eight remaining Premier League games, in which the Welshman will have to garner enough points to avoid relegation.

Sport Wilshere recalled by England after two years in worldwide wilderness
Author: 0 Wilshere recalled by England after two years in worldwide wilderness

But just three months ahead of the World Cup finals, the Three Lions boss has taken the bold step of omitting experienced defenders Chris Smalling , Gary Cahill and Michael Keane . Joe Hart keeps his place, despite having been dropped to the bench by West Ham prior to last weekend's 3-0 defeat to Burnley . Southgate added on the battle to line up between the sticks: "Clearly the number one jersey is up for grabs.

Sport Griezmann among goals again as Atletico ease past Celta
Author: 0 Griezmann among goals again as Atletico ease past Celta

Lionel Messi slipped from last week's summit to No 3 in the standings after missing Barcelona's 2-0 win at Malaga due to the birth of his third child. Griezmann then set up the second goal in the 54th minute with a pinpoint through ball to Spain global Vitolo, who scored his first Liga goal for Atletico since his move from Sevilla.

Sport China creates insurance and banking 'superregulator'
Author: 0 China creates insurance and banking 'superregulator'

China on Tuesday unveiled a massive cabinet reshuffle plan to make the government better-structured, more efficient and service-oriented. He said the cabinet reshuffle deals with the institutional obstacles to help the market play a decisive role in resource allocation.

Sport Sergio Garcia, wife Angela, welcome first child
Author: 0 Sergio Garcia, wife Angela, welcome first child

Garcia was two shots behind Englishman Justin Rose when he drove into some bushes on the left side of the fairway and was forced to take a penalty drop but managed to salvage a par-5 in the final round. The rest is history as they say and Garcia won his first major, a relief to golf fans around the world. "We'll try to raise her the best way possible".

Sport Graphic video shows baseball player attack woman in Texas stadium
Author: 0 Graphic video shows baseball player attack woman in Texas stadium

At the time, he was playing for the Double A Corpus Christi Hooks in Texas, according to Sports Illustrated . The footage then cut, showing them together again walking down the next flight of stairs, when Vasquez again hit the woman without warning , sending her against the wall and to the floor.

Sport Carragher suspended as Sky Sports pundit over spitting incident
Author: 0 Carragher suspended as Sky Sports pundit over spitting incident

Sky Sports said in a statement: "Following an internal review, Sky has suspended Jamie Carragher for the remainder of the football season". He was shown to wind down his window and spit, hitting a 14-year-old girl who was sitting in the passenger seat of the vehicle being driven by her father.

Sport Lions cut TE Eric Ebron after 4 seasons
Author: 0 Lions cut TE Eric Ebron after 4 seasons

During his time in Detroit , Ebron has underachieved, to say the least. However, this move might not be cause for celebration given the Lions are now lacking in the tight end department. Roberts was drafted last season out of Toledo, in the fourth round. Taylor Lewan , Odell Beckham, Aaron Donald , Kyle Fuller , Ryan Shazier , Zack Martin and C.J.

Author: 0 Trump Tells Putin 'Now Is Time' To Work For Israeli-Palestinian Peace

When President Trump chose to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, he put the Palestinians in an impossible position and joined Israel in a "blame game". Abbas's meeting with Putin came two weeks after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu also visited Moscow. He also said that Trump offered USA help to Russian Federation in investigating a fatal plane crash on Sunday which killed 71 people on board.

Sport Isaiah Thomas gets his first start with Lakers
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas gets his first start with Lakers

Looking at the betting trends, the Denver Nuggets are 2-5 ATS in their last seven games against the Western Conference, 4-12-1 ATS in their last 17 games following a win of more than 10 points and 7-3-2 ATS in their last 12 road games against a team with a winning home record.

Sport Canada's Brissett leads Syracuse past ASU in First Four action — March Madness
Author: 0 Canada's Brissett leads Syracuse past ASU in First Four action — March Madness

Syracuse then stumbled a bit through its ACC slate, losing close games to the likes of Notre Dame, Virginia, Florida State, North Carolina State and North Carolina. Young's hard to prepare for if you haven't played him before which is why he was easier to scout in Big 12 conference play. Ayton's coming up in a generation defined by historic 3-point shooting, as well as 7-footers - players who would have played on the block three decades ago - now emulating wings.

Sport Federer wins at Indian Wells; Osaka advances to semifinals
Author: 0 Federer wins at Indian Wells; Osaka advances to semifinals

Cuevas then broke Chung again to close to 5-3, but the Korean closed out the win. Federer clinched the victory on the first match point when Chardy pounded a forehand into the net. "I just was more focused on what I have to do, not thinking that much about the wind and what is going on on court". In other men's fourth round action, Croatia's Borna Coric blasted nine aces as he outlasted American Taylor Fritz 6-2, 6-7 (6/8), 6-4.

Sport Patriots Are Potential Landing Spot For Ndamukong Suh
Author: 0 Patriots Are Potential Landing Spot For Ndamukong Suh

He was signed by Miami to a six-year $114 million contract after five seasons with Detroit. Rapoport took part in a roundtable discussion on Suh on NFL Network and cited the Seattle Seahawks , New Orleans Saints and Patriots as teams that will be involved with his colleague Mike Garafolo agreeing that New England makes sense.

Sport Pep Guardiola can be a better coach for Manchester United- Arsenal Legend
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola can be a better coach for Manchester United- Arsenal Legend

A year earlier, United didn't even make it to the knockout rounds of the Champions League and had to settle for the Europa League after finishing behind Benfica and Basel in the group stage. But people at our level, they are the most demanding with themselves. Sevilla, who are fifth in La Liga, have never before reached the last eight in the Champions League, although they made the European Cup quarter-finals in 1958.

Sport Bills sign QB McCarron to 2-year deal
Author: 0 Bills sign QB McCarron to 2-year deal

Buffalo traded starting QB Tyrod Taylor to the Browns earlier this month. His career stats are as follows: 64.7 comp pct., 920 yards, 6 TDs, 2 INTs, 93.6 rating with a 2-2 record, including a loss in the 2015 wild-card game. All-in-all, this move doesn't change their plans at quarterback. Bengals backup QB AJ McCarron now has a new home, according to reports. McCarron became a free agent after winning a grievance with the Bengals , for whom he served as a backup quarterback most of ...