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Sport Ohio Jobless Rate Falls To Lowest Level In 17 Years
Author: 0 Ohio Jobless Rate Falls To Lowest Level In 17 Years

February's over-the-year employment growth was 0.9 percent, which was stronger than the growth of the previous five months. Napa County's unemployment rate was 3.5 percent in February, down from a revised 4 percent in January, and below the year-ago estimate of 4.4 percent.

Sport Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving to undergo procedure on left knee
Author: 0 Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving to undergo procedure on left knee

The team had hoped rest would help alleviate pressure on Irving's knee, but it seems surgery is necessary at this time. With 11 games remaining in the regular season, the C's are 4.5 games back of the Eastern Conference leading Toronto Raptors , and six games up on the third place Cleveland Cavaliers .

Sport Isaiah Thomas wants Lonzo Ball to not lose confidence in his shot
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas wants Lonzo Ball to not lose confidence in his shot

James Harden has spent this season showing that he is a generational talent when it comes to scoring and passing, while proving to National Basketball Association writers across the country that he can still find a gear to play at an MVP-caliber level alongside a ball-dominant teammate like Chris Paul.

Sport Pelicans hang on to top Pacers in make-up game, 96-92
Author: 0 Pelicans hang on to top Pacers in make-up game, 96-92

Ian Clark added 19 points for the Pelicans , who are in a tight, seven-team race for one of the final five Western Conference playoff spots. F Solomon Hill , only two games into his comeback from a torn hamstring, was given the night off to rest and is expected to return for New Orleans' next game.

Sport Rory McIlroy loses opening match in Austin
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy loses opening match in Austin

Less than 72 hours after blasting a 64 he described as "a ideal round" to win for the first time in 18 months at the Arnold Palmer Invitational , the world number seven admitted he was "flat" early on against the 2010 US Amateur champion and left it too late to salvage a half.

Sport Women T20I Tri-Series: Aussie women beat India in opening match
Author: 0 Women T20I Tri-Series: Aussie women beat India in opening match

Now, the onus was on her to build on with captain Harmanpreet Kaur . The debut: Victoria allrounder Sophie Molineux was presented with T20I cap No.48 before play, with assistant coach and legendary allrounder Shelley Nitschke performing the honours for her fellow exponent of left-arm spin.

Sport FSU Defeats Gonzaga, Headed To The Elite Eight
Author: 0 FSU Defeats Gonzaga, Headed To The Elite Eight

And now they are heading to the Elite Eight behind a well-balanced effort on both ends of the court. "We're a team that operates with the philosophy that we have to win games by committee". He found PJ Savoy on the secondary break for a three-pointer from the top of the key that fired up the 19 friends and family Savoy had in attendance supporting him.

Sport WR Terrelle Pryor agrees to terms with the Jets
Author: 0 WR Terrelle Pryor agrees to terms with the Jets

The latter wrote: "Welcome to the squad Terrelle Pryor ", via his official Twitter account , to which the wide receiver replied : "Love!" Monson added the deal showed "the league clearly isn't quite ready to buy into the idea that he is worth a huge payday yet".

Sport Ginobili says Spurs don't expect Kawhi to come back this season
Author: 0 Ginobili says Spurs don't expect Kawhi to come back this season

The mystery surrounding the absence of Kawhi Leonard continues to hover over the San Antonio Spurs as it remains unclear if he'll play again this season. "He is not coming back", Ginobili told reporters Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time). The Spurs are on a five-game win streak and now in sixth place in the Western Conference standings.

Sport Three arrested in assassination attempt on Palestinian leader
Author: 0 Three arrested in assassination attempt on Palestinian leader

Dozens of new checkpoints were erected throughout the Palestinian enclave and armed security forces were searching cars, an AFP correspondent said. The Palestinian reconciliation effort is opposed by Israel, which considers Hamas, a group dedicated to its destruction, an implacable foe.

Sport Eagles Sign Wide Receiver Mike Wallace to 1-Year Deal
Author: 0 Eagles Sign Wide Receiver Mike Wallace to 1-Year Deal

General Manager Ozzie Newsome vowed to overhaul the Ravens' wide receiver corps, and he's followed through. NFL Media's Ian Rapoport reports that the contract is worth $2.5 million, with incentives, and Adam Schefter of ESPN adds that the deal could be worth up to $4 million.

Sport Miami Dolphins Sign Running Back Frank Gore
Author: 0 Miami Dolphins Sign Running Back Frank Gore

Gore also appeared in the Super Bowl after the 2012 season, losing to the Ravens. In his three years with the Colts , Gore averaged 984 yards and four touchdowns on the ground to go along with 34 receptions for 263 yards and two touchdowns through the air per season.

Sport From non-league to World Cup, Pope aims for England job
Author: 0 From non-league to World Cup, Pope aims for England job

I want to play for England ". Young has so far made 29 appearances for the Red Devils this campaign and the ex-Watford and Aston Villa winger has told Sky Sports that his flexibility to play anywhere on the field could be helpful for England in the World Cup in Russian Federation.

Sport Liverpool confident of beating Manchester United to sign Jorginho
Author: 0 Liverpool confident of beating Manchester United to sign Jorginho

Real Madrid and Barcelona, who could be prepared to pay big money, will surely want to see another year from Salah. "He's got the goals, I don't see why he couldn't win it". Can Liverpool really keep £200m-rated Salah out of Barca or Real's clutches? "There are other players out there that have proved themselves over two or three years who might be closer to going to those types of clubs".

Sport Patriots bringing back former UCLA Bruin Matthew Slater
Author: 0 Patriots bringing back former UCLA Bruin Matthew Slater

Though he visited Pittsburgh over the weekend and it appeared as though his career in New England might have been over, Slater will be returning to the Patriots. Whatever tension remains in Foxborough isn't enough to drive Matthew Slater away. However, Slater is consistently one of the best special teams players in the league thanks to his blocking and tackling efforts.

Sport Colts' chances of drafting Bradley Chubb impacted after Giants trade
Author: 0 Colts' chances of drafting Bradley Chubb impacted after Giants trade

As of now, the Giants look like they could find themselves in the hunt for the playoffs. The Buccaneers will have Pierre-Paul under contract until 2020 and will pay him a base salary of roughly 11 million dollars this season. This is a major reason Reese was sacked in December. NY selected JPP with the No. 15 overall pick in the 2010 National Football League draft, and he had spent his entire eight-year National Football League career with the Giants.

Sport Arsenal have made final contract offer to Jack Wilshere
Author: 0 Arsenal have made final contract offer to Jack Wilshere

He just said [Wenger]: "'At the moment we are not going to be offering you a contract so, if you can get one somewhere else, you can go'". Gareth Southgate refused the chance earlier in the season to call Wilshere up because of his lack of playing time but the former Bournemouth loanee has played his way back into the plans for Russian Federation.

Sport Sprint king Bolt to get his Dortmund trial on Friday
Author: 0 Sprint king Bolt to get his Dortmund trial on Friday

For those of you who do not know, Usain Bolt is the first person to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic time became mandatory. "I would love to play for the team [Manchester United], to give it some thought and see where it goes. After the trials I then have a base to tell him [Jose Mourinho] I can do this, I can do that", the Jamaican sprinter added.

Sport LeBron James: Toronto Raptors 'in a better place' than Cleveland Cavaliers
Author: 0 LeBron James: Toronto Raptors 'in a better place' than Cleveland Cavaliers

As for the Cavaliers, they are still battling for playoff position. The Cavs, who are in third, are 11.5 games behind Toronto. Toronto had to overcome long stretches of missed shots, turnovers and poor offensive execution of its own. Back-to-back: Wednesday's game against the Cavs will be the second in a back-to-back for the Raptors with both games being played on the road. The Raptors have won a franchise-record nine straight road games.

Sport Anthony Joshua:
Author: 0 Anthony Joshua: "There will definitely be blood" in Joseph Parker fight

And while a potential Joshua-Parker match may not be on the horizon, Higgins believes that Parker would have the advantage if it ever came to pass. "I definitely know there'll be blood". We'll either fight once more in the interim or go straight to Wilder". But Joshua insists he isn't underestimating Parker, who Hearn has described as his toughest fight to date.

Sport Padgett will not continue as UofL's head coach
Author: 0 Padgett will not continue as UofL's head coach

He was forced to replace a popular coach who was removed for his ties to the Federal Bureau of Investigation scandal, one who led the Cardinals to a national championship and was contesting his very removal. The Cardinals went 22-14 under Padgett, reaching the quarterfinal of the NIT. He helped the Cardinals assemble a top ten recruiting class in 2017, as UofL's class was ranked seventh in the nation by ESPN and Rivals and 247Sports, while the Cardinals were 10th by Scout.com.

Sport Stiff opposition to KCA hosting ODI in Kochi
Author: 0 Stiff opposition to KCA hosting ODI in Kochi

However, the KCA had expressed its desire to stage the game at Kochi instead, which, despite hosting several cricket matches in the past, has staged only football matches recently. The KCA made a move to host the ODI in Kochi stadium after the BCCI decision to award it the right to host the ODI. In another tweet, the local MP thanked everyone for the outpouring of support for his firm opposition to KCA's shifting the ODI to Kochi .

Sport Canadian steel company executive joins list of potential Carolina Panthers bidders
Author: 0 Canadian steel company executive joins list of potential Carolina Panthers bidders

Bloomberg reported that Rubin's group had dropped out of the bidding process due to the price escalation, but his spokesman reportedly declined to comment. Rick Rothacker and Katherine Peralta of the Charlotte Observer reported Kestenbaum, the chairman and CEO of private equity firm Bedrock Industries LP, is interested in buying the team.

Sport Ashley Young sends message to Man United fans about Luke Shaw
Author: 0 Ashley Young sends message to Man United fans about Luke Shaw

Despite falling out of favour with the ever-controversial Mourinho at United , there's no denial that like Bertrand, Shaw could easily slot in just about any top-half side as their full-back. According to the Manchester Evening News , the former Southampton defender wants to prove a point to his manager after being publicly criticised by Mourinho.

Sport NBC sports swipes Indianapolis 500 TV rights from ABC after 54 years
Author: 0 NBC sports swipes Indianapolis 500 TV rights from ABC after 54 years

Five races are slated to air on ABC this year. NBC Sports carried non-network races in recent years. Additional details, including the cost of the Gold offering, will be announced at a later date. The Indy 500 will also be included every year in NBC Sports' Championship Season marketing campaign, which touts numerous high-profile championship events that are presented across NBC Sports platforms from May to July, including the Triple Crown, The PLAYERS, Premier League Championship ...

Sport Ndamukong Suh cancels free agent visit with Oakland Raiders
Author: 0 Ndamukong Suh cancels free agent visit with Oakland Raiders

The Oakland Raiders have been steadily adding pieces to the puzzle this offseason by bringing the bulk of the incoming talent on the defensive side of the ball. The Raiders have been the league's most active team in free agency, with a total of 14 new arrivals and two re-signings over the last week . If opponents had concerns over how much of a headache Los Angeles was on defense each game thanks to Donald, just imagine what the addition of Suh could do to the mindset of opponents if he were ...

Sport West Indies won by 4 wickets
Author: 0 West Indies won by 4 wickets

After Brendan Taylor's superb 138 had Zimbabwe to a strong total, West Indies put together a succession of telling partnerships to secure victory despite the hosts threatening yet another dramatic comeback. We're certainly not taking anyone for granted. "We have to put this to bed quickly, celebrate what we have achieved today but also put into account, in our minds what Scotland have in store for us".

Sport Arizona's Sean Miller: 'I am not a candidate' at Pitt
Author: 0 Arizona's Sean Miller: 'I am not a candidate' at Pitt

Also, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Miller had discussed the opening with Pitt Athletic Director Heather Lyke. Could Sean Miller be the man who brings Pittsburgh basketball back to glory? "I wish them well in their search for a new coach", the statement read.

Sport Naomi Osaka outclasses Serena Williams in Miami Open first round
Author: 0 Naomi Osaka outclasses Serena Williams in Miami Open first round

As the Williams sisters dueled in Indian Wells, prominent coach and tennis analyst Darren Cahill said women shouldn't be "penalized for giving birth". This has the feel of more of a common sense issue than a serious one but it doesn't give much credence to the women's game, which has made giant strides in so many other aspects, with equal prize money being the standard-bearer.

Sport Many Cardinals seen at USC pro day
Author: 0 Many Cardinals seen at USC pro day

Both quarterbacks are expected to be selected in the top 10 of the 2018 NFL Draft . National Football League media analyst Daniel Jeremiah ranks USC QB Sam Darnold as the top quarterback prospect of the last three years. "I showed them the best version of myself". "I thought I did a pretty good job". "I'm continuing to be myself", Darnold said. Darnold played three seasons of varsity football at San Clemente and led the Tritons to the 2014 CIF-SS Southwest Division championship game.

Sport Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo asked about life in China - Luiz Felipe Scolari
Author: 0 Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo asked about life in China - Luiz Felipe Scolari

Real Madrid club-record goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo is weighing up a move to the Chinese Super League according to his former coach Luiz Felipe Scolari. "Whoever has this opportunity has to go to China". The 22-year-old has made 24 appearances in La Liga this season - including 14 starts - which is especially impressive considering the amount of world class talent Real Madrid have at their disposal.

Sport No England at the 2018 FIFA World Cup?
Author: 0 No England at the 2018 FIFA World Cup?

Johnson said Friday that it was "overwhelmingly likely" that Putin was behind the poisoning, which British authorities say used a nerve agent, identified by the British as Novichok, that the Russians developed. Russian Federation selected 11 host cities to be the venues for the matches of the 2018 World Cup and they are Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg and Samara.

Sport Erik Karlsson issues statement on loss of son
Author: 0 Erik Karlsson issues statement on loss of son

The couple had announced they were expecting in November, and the baby's due date was reportedly in mid-April. Karlsson, 27, was scratched from the lineup of Tuesday's game against the Florida Panthers as the team revealed the couple's heartbreaking loss.