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by | February 19, 2019 | 21:12

The 36-year-old is expected to cover at fly-half after Pat Lambie was forced into retirement because of ongoing effects of concussion. "It was very sad to hear about Lambie's decision to retire as he has done so much for global rugby", Carter wrote on Instagram.

by | February 19, 2019 | 20:31

Liverpool broke the bank 13 months ago to sign Virgil van Dijk for £75m making him the world's most expensive defender. The centre-back told Italian broadcaster Rai Sport: "Since I have been here, I have always been trying to grow with Napoli ".

by | February 19, 2019 | 18:43

Salaries would be kept low, at least compared with the NFL: Each AAF player signs a three-year, non-guaranteed contract worth $250,000. What do you think of the new league? The startup AAF has been saved by the owner of an National Hockey League franchise.

by | February 19, 2019 | 14:11

Bayern Munich and Robert Lewandowski will be looking to "prey on Fabinho", says Stan Collymore, with Liverpool facing a tough Champions League test without Virgil van Dijk . But Klopp is adamant his team can secure a strong first-leg result against Bayern Munich at Anfield. "But on the flip side, you can really have your appetite for a game whetted when the defenders you're up against aren't first choice or, in Fabinho's case, even naturals in that position".

by | February 19, 2019 | 10:58

Their team was utterly humiliated by better-organised, hungrier visitors. Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard both pulled up for United before the break, while Alexis Sanchez's ineffectual performance in the second half meant a reshuffle was guaranteed and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer did exactly that - Romelu Lukaku and Juan Mata coming in for the aforementioned duo.

by | February 19, 2019 | 08:26

The German has fallen out of favour at the Emirates Stadium and has started just one game, against Cardiff, since the turn of the year. There has been intensive speculation over the future of the 30-year-old midfielder, who signed a new contract worth a reported £350,000 a week before tax in January last year which ties him to the club until 2021.

by | February 19, 2019 | 05:30

The NBA has seen 80 current and former players from Africa or with family links to the continent compete, including Hall of Famers Hakeem Olajuwon from Nigeria and Dikembe Mutombo from the Democratic Republic of Congo. "I hope you know through sport that if you put in effort you will be rewarded, I hope you learn through sport what it means to play as a team and that even if you are the best player your job is not just to show off but your job is to make your teammates better", said Mr.

by | February 19, 2019 | 05:23

No. 2 Duke beat NC State 94-78 on Saturday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium, with R.J. Barrett recording the Blue Devils' fourth triple double in school history. The Virginia junior is 8 of 18 from 3-point range in his last two games - a loss to Duke and a win at North Carolina - and hit two big 3s down the stretch of that victory over the Tar Heels .

by | February 19, 2019 | 01:45

Fresh off of a frustrating draw at Athletic Bilbao, Barcelona looks to return to its winning ways in La Liga when it faces 15th-place Real Valladolid on Saturday at Camp Nou . Griezmann scored a second-half victor in Atletico's 1-0 victory at neighbours Rayo Vallecano to provide a timely boost going into next week's showdown with Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus.

by | February 19, 2019 | 01:13

Davis played 24 minutes in his third game since his agent told New Orleans the six-time All-Star wanted to be traded to a championship-contending team and won't sign an extension with the Pelicans . The All-Star was seen leaving the Smoothie King Center while the contest was still ongoing. There are a wide range of statistics one could point to that indicate the Pelicans should not be seven games under.500, but this may be the most telling.

by | February 19, 2019 | 01:13

The outcry over the affair had intensified last week after Kuchar was quoted by Golf.com as saying of Ortiz: "For a guy who makes $200 a day, a $5,000 week is a really big week". "And we had an arrangement Tuesday that David was OK with, and I thought Sunday he was very much OK with it". Golf is a game where we call penalties on ourselves.

by | February 19, 2019 | 00:25

Halep won in straight sets but needed two tie-breaks - 7-6 (7-1), 7-6 (8-6) - to edge past Germany's Julia Goerges, despite racing to a 4-0 lead in the first set. "Now I change that, and it makes me happier, because I showed myself that I'm able to do that". "We played so many times against each other", Kerber said.

by | February 18, 2019 | 22:28

Today was a good test for him, and this will be good for him. A second goal for youngster Foden arrived 71 seconds later though before Riyad Mahrez rubbed salt into Newport's wounds with virtually the last kick of the game as City claimed a 12th win in 13 matches in all competitions.

by | February 18, 2019 | 22:08

Sarri remained defiant about his determination to employ his preferred style of football - known as "Sarriball" - despite their comprehensive 6-0 defeat against league champions Manchester City last Sunday. Chelsea are now sixth in the standings with the squad struggling to adapt to Sarri's style of play, but Zola pointed out that Guardiola also refused to change his style at City, who have improved since his trophyless debut season.

by | February 18, 2019 | 21:53

Fury is looking at three fights this year and added: "After all the hard work I could fight so I want the first no later than May". The heavyweight division is as deep and talented as it has been for years, and that along with Fury's personality is what interested Top Rank president Todd duBoef.

by | February 18, 2019 | 20:57

Pro Piacenza were down 16-0 at half-time in the Italian third-tier clash, before going on to lose 20-0. You've really got to feel sorry for Pro Piacenza. With severe financial difficulties confronting them, Pro Piacenza are set to face an Italian Football Federation hearing to decide their fate on 11 March.

by | February 18, 2019 | 20:26

Savea's brother, All Blacks openside Ardie Savea, backed former Wallabies and Toulon winger Drew Mitchell's criticism of Boudjellal and several players - past and present - have also paid tribute to Savea, who left New Zealand for Toulon a year ago.

by | February 18, 2019 | 20:27

He is on a one-year, $761,250 United States deal and set to become a restricted free-agent this summer. He also set a record recording 60 saves in a playoff win against Anaheim on May 5, 2017 as well as a franchise record-winning 42 games that season and finished fourth in Vezina Trophy voting.

by | February 18, 2019 | 20:11

The sweepstakes to land superstar free-agent outfielder Bryce Harper are reportedly intensifying, with the Philadelphia Phillies tabbed as the favorites, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network . I don't think he is going to sign a short-term deal. There is no deal yet but he will ultimately receive more than the 10-year, $300 million contract he turned down from the #Nats in September.

by | February 18, 2019 | 20:10

Formula One teams always operate to tight margins in designing and building cars, seeking to maximise development time, and this year has seen significant new aerodynamic regulations come into play. Although several teams were reportedly pushed for time to get their 2019 cars ready for the start of testing, only Williams failed to make it out on Monday morning, potentially costing Robert Kubica time as he prepares for his first F1 campaign since 2010.