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Sports Bob Stoops is Returning to Coaching with the XFL in Dallas
Author: 0 Bob Stoops is Returning to Coaching with the XFL in Dallas

Stoops has been retired the last two years after resigning as the Sooners coach in June of 2017 following 18 seasons in Norman. None of that was a surprise to me. There isn't any recruiting time in there. The XFL is trying to make a big difference this time around. Stoops credited XFL CEO and commissioner Oliver Luck for convincing him to return to coaching and take a chance in the reborn league.

Sports Knicks reportedly working on buyout for Enes Kanter
Author: 0 Knicks reportedly working on buyout for Enes Kanter

Fizdale has prioritized playing and developing younger Knicks in recent weeks, which meant that second-year center Luke Kornet and Mitchell Robinson would play ahead of Kanter. Matthews, who has an expiring contract, plans to sign with the Indiana Pacers . Matthews was acquired last week from Dallas in the Kristaps Porzingis trade and played in two games.

Sports Haas launches new look for 2019 Formula One season
Author: 0 Haas launches new look for 2019 Formula One season

English entrepreneur William Storey is the face behind Rich Energy , which has teamed up with American outfit Haas for the forthcoming campaign after failing in its takeover of Force India a year ago. " It's important that we keep progressing as a team, and this season is no different ", commented Steiner. It has a brand value, F1, which I think is unprecedented in sport.

Sports Ellen Shaves Off Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman's Beard
Author: 0 Ellen Shaves Off Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman's Beard

Edelman snagged 10 catches for a game-high 141 yards in the 13-3 victory on Sunday in Atlanta. Most Vegas oddsmakers have the Patriots listed with the best odds at winning Super Bowl 54, though some give the Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Rams , or New Orleans Saints slightly better odds.

Sports Scotland V Ireland: Choose Best Combined XV From Starting Teams
Author: 0 Scotland V Ireland: Choose Best Combined XV From Starting Teams

The double grand-slam victor was omitted from last weekend's 32-20 defeat by England, although his replacement Robbie Henshaw struggled positionally at Dublin's Aviva Stadium. Lock Quinn Roux is promoted from the bench with Devin Toner (ankle) also ruled out and flanker Sean O'Brien is preferred to Josh van der Flier. "It does make it hard; the problem is he maybe could have played".

Sports Marlins Demanding Prospect From Phillies In J.T. Realmuto Trade
Author: 0 Marlins Demanding Prospect From Phillies In J.T. Realmuto Trade

The Marlins view the pitching prospect as a "must" in talks with the Phillies, according to a source. Realmuto, with only two years remaining before free agency, rejected a contract extension offer from the Marlins in October, at which point Miami entered into negotiations to trade him.

Sports Raptors trade Valanciunas to Grizzlies for Gasol in 4-player deal
Author: 0 Raptors trade Valanciunas to Grizzlies for Gasol in 4-player deal

Both teams have yet to confirm the deal . The three-time All-Star big man has spent his entire National Basketball Association career with the Memphis Grizzlies , but the franchise is entering a rebuilding stage. Miles to Memphis. The Raptors are able to get Gasol without giving up a first-round pick. The trade comes after a flurry of activity in the Eastern Conference that saw several potential playoff opponents of the Raptors make moves to bolster their squads.

Sports Maurizio Sarri explains how Chelsea can beat Manchester City on Sunday
Author: 0 Maurizio Sarri explains how Chelsea can beat Manchester City on Sunday

It was kind of predictable", he added. "If you want to be top of the table and a champion at the end of the season you have to show real passion, real desire, you have to fight". "We will go away for a couple of days so we can really focus on training", he said. "It always worked out pretty well for me as a manager when I had the opportunity to do it, to be 100 per cent focused, have a couple of meetings".

Sports Major League Baseball will rename disabled list as 'injured list'
Author: 0 Major League Baseball will rename disabled list as 'injured list'

Major League Baseball is drawing a line between an injury and a disability with its decision to change the name of the "disabled list". "As a result, Major League Baseball has agreed to change the name 'Disabled List" to be the 'Injured List" at both the major and minor league levels.

Sports 10 players dead after fire razes dormitory
Author: 0 10 players dead after fire razes dormitory

Local media reported that the fire happened in a dorm where youth players sleep. The cause is not yet known. "This is certainly the worst tragedy that this club has gone through in our 123 years with the loss of these 10 people". Most of the youth players at the club are not locals but come from all over the country. "For poor kids, many see it as the only path", he said. Some of its most prominent former players include World Cup winners Ronaldinho, Bebeto and Romario, and more ...

Sports Pelicans trade Nikola Mirotic to Bucks
Author: 0 Pelicans trade Nikola Mirotic to Bucks

He averaged 4.5 points and 2.6 rebounds in 166 games. Maker, 21, was the 10th overall pick in the 2016 draft. Turns out, the Bucks were making a play all along for the Pelicans' Nikola Mirotic , and needed the Pistons involved to make things work.

Sports New Zealand 158 for eight in second T20 against India
Author: 0 New Zealand 158 for eight in second T20 against India

In the series opener, India were handed an 80-run defeat, their biggest defeat in terms of runs in T20Is. Krunal, the left arm spinner, picked up the crucial scalps of Colin Munro , Kane Williamson and Daryl Mitchell to leave New Zealand precariously placed at 50 for 4.

Sports Jason Day, Phil Mickelson among early leaders at Pebble Beach Pro
Author: 0 Jason Day, Phil Mickelson among early leaders at Pebble Beach Pro

The players will likely have to shrug off foul weather heading toward the Monterey Peninsula. Mickelson opened with a six-under 65 on the Monterey Peninsula course, one of three layouts in operation for the star-studded event this week, leaving the left-hander just one off the lead along with his fellow runner-up from previous year, Jason Day.

Sports Jones signs new Manchester United contract until 2023
Author: 0 Jones signs new Manchester United contract until 2023

First of all, although Ince has been managing longer than Solskjaer, he did not manage the Manchester United Reserves or any of the other youth sides - whereas the latter has. United's renaissance has sparked hopes of a memorable end to what had been turbulent season. Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino and former Real Madrid chief Zinedine Zidane were the bookmakers' top contenders following Mourinho's exit.

Sports Sixers trade former No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz to Magic
Author: 0 Sixers trade former No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz to Magic

Fultz is now sidelined while recovering from thoracic outlet syndrome , and though he's expected to play again this season, his problems extend well beyond his health. Whether it is because of injury or something else, it is certainly one of the strangest things to happen in the history of the National Basketball Association.

Sports Frank Robinson (1935-2019), trailblazing Major League Baseball manager and Hall of Fame player
Author: 0 Frank Robinson (1935-2019), trailblazing Major League Baseball manager and Hall of Fame player

Robinson was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility in 1982, with 89.2 percent of the vote. Robinson also led the Orioles to another World Series title in 1970. Following the end of his managerial career, Robinson moved to the Major League Baseball offices and served in several different roles from 2007-2015, ending as the Executive Vice President of Baseball Development.

Sports First feeling from 2019 auto 'positive' - Verstappen
Author: 0 First feeling from 2019 auto 'positive' - Verstappen

Now, the top team Red Bull is jumping aboard, and top official Dr Helmut Marko thinks Red Bull-Honda is on track for a world championship tilt. But team boss Christian Horner says hopes are high that Honda has hit its targets and that it can at least make progress in 2019.

Sports LeBron James picks Golden State star first for All-Star game
Author: 0 LeBron James picks Golden State star first for All-Star game

All-Star captains LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo selected their squads on Thursday. For his first pick from among the reserves , Antetokounmpo picked his long-standing running mate and first-time All-Star, Khris Middleton. James said he took Aldridge even though he knows Spurs coach Gregg Popovich will have conditions. The NBA signed off on the trade. Then came deciding which legends would go where with both Dirk Nowitzki and Dwayne Wade being late adds by National Basketball ...

Sports NBA Trade Grades: Bucks expand Pistons trade to scoop Nikola Mirotic
Author: 0 NBA Trade Grades: Bucks expand Pistons trade to scoop Nikola Mirotic

Woj has reported that Pistons will also be involved in the deal. Milwaukee will send Jason Smith and Stanley Johnson , whom it acquired Wednesday, over in return. The 27-year-old is in the final year of his contract worth $12.5 million and is set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. The Bucks are averaging 13.3 made 3-pointers per game, which ranks second behind Houston (15.4).

Sports Raptors to acquire Marc Gasol, send Jonas Valanciunas to Grizzlies
Author: 0 Raptors to acquire Marc Gasol, send Jonas Valanciunas to Grizzlies

Gasol, 34, has been a franchise cornerstone for the Grizzlies, but was made available a couple weeks back. Vincent Ellis of the Detroit Free Press says that the Pistons "aren't expecting to land Conley" at the moment. That is what I want to do. They tried to rebuild around Conley and Gasol, who had been among just six active National Basketball Association players to spend their entire National Basketball Association careers of at least 10 seasons with one franchise.

Sports Aaron Boone not running away from Yankees' title expectations
Author: 0 Aaron Boone not running away from Yankees' title expectations

One of those players is Aaron Judge of the Yankees . "Judgey would do a lot of things for the team". "That was just Judgey having some fun at the Super Bowl", Boone said, as quoted on ESPN . "Obviously things happen that force Brian [Cashman, general manager] and his staff to pivot on certain things, but I think it's safe to assume that we're going to spring training with the team we expect to have".

Sports National Basketball Association free agency rumors: Kristaps Porzingis concerned with state of Knicks
Author: 0 National Basketball Association free agency rumors: Kristaps Porzingis concerned with state of Knicks

The Knicks were looking for salary-cap relief and young players or future first-round picks in a trade. It seems the situation is more complicated than expected, with Porzingis hinting there is more to come in the story. "It's never happened", another executive told the website. Team owner Mark Cuban expressed even more caution on Friday, telling ESPN's Tim MacMahon Porzingis would "probably" not play for the season's remainder.

Sports Steve Smith could miss out on Australia team for Cricket World Cup
Author: 0 Steve Smith could miss out on Australia team for Cricket World Cup

Steve Smith and David Warner will not be rushed back into the Australia side as soon as their bans expire next month but coach Justin Langer thinks it would be "crazy" not to include them in the World Cup squad. "They'll find opportunities. We'll find opportunities, but I can't say anything else", he added. Meanwhile, David Warner , who also suffered a minor elbow injury while playing in the BPL, is expected to recover in time to be the part of the ODI side for the series against ...

Sports Rob Gronkowski hints he will be back with Patriots in 2019?
Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski hints he will be back with Patriots in 2019?

While he made a couple of massive plays in the AFC Championship game, he looked a shadow of his former self during the regular season. Eventually getting the ball back with 9:43 to go, the Patriots would go on a five-play, 69-yard drive that ended in a Sony Michel two-yard touchdown run that essentially put this one away for good! He could feel the old Gronk magic coming back.

Sports Ireland's Stander in Six Nations fitness battle
Author: 0 Ireland's Stander in Six Nations fitness battle

Billy Holland has joined up with the Ireland squad at Carton House this week ahead of Saturday's Murrayfield clash with Scotland . According to a report in The42, Holland has been called up into the squad by head coach Joe Schmidt this week.

Sports The Mavericks Will Reportedly Trade Harrison Barnes To The Kings
Author: 0 The Mavericks Will Reportedly Trade Harrison Barnes To The Kings

The timing was agreed upon during the game, according to Schwartz, and Barnes wanted to play. Following the game, Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle praised Barnes as a " model pro " and "one of the most improved players in the game". "Just call a ♠️ a ♠️!" "I have not witnessed that being live". In his first two seasons, he averaged 19.2 points per game and 18.9 respectively. James was not the only All-Star who expressed his frustration with the chatter around trades and free-agency.

Sports LA coroner rules woman killed by foul ball at Dodger Stadium
Author: 0 LA coroner rules woman killed by foul ball at Dodger Stadium

Linda Goldbloom was struck on August 25 and died on August 29, just a week after her 79th birthday, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records. In 2017 a two-year-old girl was injured when a foul ball hit her in the face at Yankee Stadium, while two fans have previously died. ESPN initially reported Goldbloom's death.

Sports Hazard confirms he has made a final decision on his Chelsea future
Author: 0 Hazard confirms he has made a final decision on his Chelsea future

In that scenario, the Belgium captain will likely see out the rest of his career at Chelsea , though he has made no secret of his desire to join the European champions, stating that it would be a " dream move". Sarri said: "He's not decided yet if he wants to stay here or if he wants a new experience in another club". A move to the Santiago Bernabeu would see Hazard link up with compatriot and former Chelsea teammate Thibaut Courtois who left for £35m last summer.