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Sports James Rodriguez is confident Bayern Munich can beat Liverpool
Author: 0 James Rodriguez is confident Bayern Munich can beat Liverpool

With Liverpool evaluating alternative options for their fearsome attacking trio; Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane ahead of the summer transfer window, the 22-year-old has been a name often mentioned - with Jurgen Klopp reportedly a big fan of his skillset.

Sports Woods finds inspiration from Mickelson's win at Pebble Beach
Author: 0 Woods finds inspiration from Mickelson's win at Pebble Beach

The long-running PGA Tour event has chose to group Woods and McIlroy together for the second year running, making it the eighth time in Tour history the two golfers will tee it up alongside each other. "I'm obviously looking forward to the next couple of days". "There's no faking it around this golf course". Last year, Bubba Watson joined Arnold Palmer and Ben Hogan as three-time victors in Los Angeles.

Sports An Expensive Golf Simulator Was Installed in Trump's White House Quarters
Author: 0 An Expensive Golf Simulator Was Installed in Trump's White House Quarters

Of the 16 courses that Trump owns around the world, three of them have the TrackMan Simulator installed, leading insiders to believe that the system is the one now installed at the White House . The Washington Post reports that Trump plays about 70 rounds of golf a year, while Obama played, on average, 38 rounds. " Trump stayed off the golf course for about 69 days [during the shutdown], the longest such period of his presidency", the Post reports.

Sports Max Verstappen 'smiling' after testing new Red Bull car at Silverstone
Author: 0 Max Verstappen 'smiling' after testing new Red Bull car at Silverstone

The 2019 Red Bull vehicle is the first to be made since the former world champions formed a partnership with new power providers Honda. "I am very excited to get started as the off-season has been quite long", said Verstappen, 21. The RB15 auto was launched with temporary red-and-black livery. "I really want to feel how it upshifts, downshifts, how the drivability is, how much power there is.

Sports Warriors' Steve Kerr Slams Clipboard, Yells at Refs, Gets Ejected
Author: 0 Warriors' Steve Kerr Slams Clipboard, Yells at Refs, Gets Ejected

Damian Lillard was the offensive constant for the Blazers tonight, per usual, scoring 29 points on a lights-out 6-for-8 from long range. Because the coach went absolutely insane on a ref with just over three minutes left in what was then a seven-point game after Draymond Green was called for a very questionable flagrant foul.

Sports Son Heung-min Scores for Tottenham for 4th Match in a Row
Author: 0 Son Heung-min Scores for Tottenham for 4th Match in a Row

Defender Jan Vertonghen scored once and set up another goal for Son Heung-min as Tottenham Hotspur thumped Borussia Dortmund 3-0 at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday to give them the clear edge following the first leg of their last 16 Champions League tie.

Sports Ravens 'agree to trade' QB Joe Flacco to Broncos
Author: 0 Ravens 'agree to trade' QB Joe Flacco to Broncos

With Joe Flacco taking over as the starting quarterback for the Broncos in 2019, where does the team shift their focus to in the NFL Draft? He flopped in his first season leading the Broncos offense after a tremendous season in Minnesota boosted his free-agency value.

Sports Renault target top three in F1 with new vehicle
Author: 0 Renault target top three in F1 with new vehicle

Renault and Red Bull split at the end of past year, leaving the French manufacturer with just two teams - their factory outfit and McLaren - while their former customers have switched to Honda. Daniel Ricciardo has admitted that, although he does not think Renault are now in a position to overtake the elite trio of Mercedes , Ferrari , and his former team Red Bull as one of the top three Formula 1 teams, he is not willing to simply settle for fourth position forever.

Sports Safety Eric Reid signs 3-year deal to return to Panthers
Author: 0 Safety Eric Reid signs 3-year deal to return to Panthers

With Reid set to earn just over $7M per season, it is all but certain that free agent safety Earl Thomas will command at least $10M per year. Reid started the final 13 games of the season, with 71 total tackles (50 solo), three tackles for loss, a sack, an interception, and five pass breakups.

Sports Phillies rumors: Bryce Harper race down to two teams
Author: 0 Phillies rumors: Bryce Harper race down to two teams

Feinsand has named the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies the two favorites for Harper. "Right now I really do think it's the Giants and the Phillies ". When the Giants signed outfielder Gerardo Parra to a minor-league contract Tuesday, a source indicated to MLB .com's Jon Morosi that San Francisco did it with Harper still in their plans .

Sports Icardi stripped of Inter Milan captaincy
Author: 0 Icardi stripped of Inter Milan captaincy

That transfer did not happen as Inter rejected Arsenal's loan approach, but Nara's suggestion "personal issues" were behind the forward's desire to leave prompted the club to name Samir Handanovic as their new club captain. "It was a hard decision but it was supported by everyone at the club and made for the good of Inter as well as the team". It is understood that the decision was a mutual one between the Serie A club and manager Luciano Spalletti .

Sports Michael Jordan: 6 NBA titles tougher than Harden, Westbrook streaks
Author: 0 Michael Jordan: 6 NBA titles tougher than Harden, Westbrook streaks

You wanna score 30 points in 30 straight games, or do you want to win six rings? Jordan praised both players for what they're doing, nothing that both streaks are hard to accomplish. Ladies and gentlemen, that's just a classic line from Jordan. "That's because I never played against all the people that represented the league prior to Michael Jordan ".

Sports Joe Root's reaction in gay sledging row 'more important than a win'
Author: 0 Joe Root's reaction in gay sledging row 'more important than a win'

Joe Root has suggested that West Indies bowler Shannon Gabriel made a regrettable chirp involving homosexuality during their on-field tussle in the third Test. "The more players, fans, clubs and organisations that stand up for equality in sport , the sooner we kick discrimination out and make sport everyone's game".

Sports John Wall To Miss 12 Months Due To Ruptured Achilles
Author: 0 John Wall To Miss 12 Months Due To Ruptured Achilles

The Wizards say Wall developed an infection from the original surgery, then he suffered the ruptured Achilles after slipping and falling at his home. The surgery kept him out an expected six-to-eight months, which would leave a return for the 2019-20 season at least a possibility. "The rupture was diagnosed by [Wizards doctor] Dr Wiemi Douoguih during a procedure to clean out the infection".

Sports Gasol says high playoff hopes made move to Toronto easier
Author: 0 Gasol says high playoff hopes made move to Toronto easier

Former Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol scored 16 points and had 6 rebounds in 22-minutes off the bench. Gasol is averaging 15.7 points, 8.6 rebounds, 4.7 assists, 1.2 blocks, and 1.1 steals in 53 appearances this season. The three-time All-Star was a stalwart of Memphis' "Grit and Grind" era that saw the club make seven straight playoff appearances, including the Western Conference final in the 2012-13 season.

Sports Real, Spurs win Champions League openers
Author: 0 Real, Spurs win Champions League openers

The Bundesliga leaders, who were eliminated from the German Cup last week, were nowhere to be seen in the second half, with speedy teenager Jadon Sancho given no space to operate after the break. 'My players are heroes. Son started a brilliant second-half display in the last-16 first leg at Wembley by opening the scoring from Jan Vertonghen's excellent cross, before Vertonghen and substitute Fernando Llorente put Mauricio Pochettino's men on course for the last eight in the final ...

Sports Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois SLAMMED after blunder saved by VAR
Author: 0 Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois SLAMMED after blunder saved by VAR

Yet referee Damir Skomina called for a VAR check and after a number of replays, ruled that Tadic had been standing in an offside position when the goal was scored. We need to switch our focus and play better. Predrag Mijatovic is convinced that Santiago Solari is the right man to lead Real Madrid to more glory.

Sports Raptors point guard Fred VanVleet out for three weeks with thumb injury
Author: 0 Raptors point guard Fred VanVleet out for three weeks with thumb injury

The Hawks tried to deal Lin ahead of the February 3 trade deadline but could not find a match in part due to the 30-year-old's $12.5 million salary. ESPN first reported Lin's plan to join the Raptors. The team said he injured himself during the second quarter of the Raptors' 104-99 victory on Saturday at the New York Knicks . Fellow backup point guard Fred VanVleet is expected to remain a key cog off the bench, as Lin has plenty of experience playing alongside other smaller guards.

Sports Naomi Osaka ends partnership with coach Bajin
Author: 0 Naomi Osaka ends partnership with coach Bajin

She also thanked Bajin and wished him "all the best in the future". Bajin thanked Osaka and said he wished her "nothing but the best. Thank you for letting me be part of this", Bajin tweeted in reply. Osaka became the youngest woman to make her debut at No. 1 since Wozniacki at 20 in 2010 and the first tennis player from Asia to reach the top of the women's or men's tennis rankings.

Sports NASCAR Show: Talking Daytona 500 Qualifying and the Clash at Daytona
Author: 0 NASCAR Show: Talking Daytona 500 Qualifying and the Clash at Daytona

Here are the full race results of the 2019 Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway . Despite it being a win, it doesn't have the same feel for Jimmie as a points race Cup win. Kurt Busch drove a Ford past year with Stewart-Haas and now he's on the receiving end while driving a Chip Ganassi Chevrolet. "It just drug Menard around with him, and that's some of the instability in the draft that these cars show", Busch said.

Sports Lloris urges Tottenham supporters to create special Wembley atmosphere
Author: 0 Lloris urges Tottenham supporters to create special Wembley atmosphere

After the game, Pochettino was fuming with Oliver's decision - with the Argentine boss suggesting that he believes title rivals Liverpool have been the beneficiaries of some of the referee's more questionable decisions this term. Leicester, who missed good chances at a steady rate through the game, have now lost five of their last six games in all competitions as the pressure grows on Claude Puel .

Sports Paul Scholes Named Oldham Athletic Manager
Author: 0 Paul Scholes Named Oldham Athletic Manager

Asked if he would be using his contacts, Scholes said: 'I'll be trying to do that. He will take charge of his first game nearly immediately as Oldham face Yeovil Town at Boundary Park on Tuesday night. "It's fantastic to have Scholesy back in the game because he was a fantastic player to play with, great personality". EFL rules prevent a person holding roles with two clubs at the same time but it was ruled that Scholes' 10% holding was "purely for investment purposes".

Sports Mickelson leads by three
Author: 0 Mickelson leads by three

ET and continuing until play is finished. Expanding on why he felt his performance at Pebble Beach boded well for Augusta, the three-time Masters victor said: "The two areas that you have to be at your best to play well at Augusta are you've got to hit the ball long and have a really good short game and those were two areas that were very helpful here".

Sports Mayweather Has Confirmed He's Organised Tenshin Nasukawa's Next Fight
Author: 0 Mayweather Has Confirmed He's Organised Tenshin Nasukawa's Next Fight

Yes he's fighting Tenshin in an exhibition bout in Japan.' Reporters were stunned by the admission given Nasukawa was left in tears having been overwhelmed by Mayweather within seconds of the bell. Ruiz took the fight on short notice and jumped up into the 130 pound weightclass and looked well out of his depth when the bell rang. The Japanese was unceremoniously beaten by Mayweather on New Year's Eve, who needed just 136 seconds to force Tenshin's corner to throw in the towel.

Sports Broncos have agreement to trade for Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco
Author: 0 Broncos have agreement to trade for Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco

ESPN said the trade can not take place until March 13 when the new NFL league year begins. Schefter noted that, because of this, teams are now prohibited from commenting on the terms of the deal. A month before the start of free agency and almost two months before the National Football League draft, the Denver Broncos believe they found their answer at quarterback.

Sports Ellen DeGeneres shaves Julian Edelman’s beard for a good cause
Author: 0 Ellen DeGeneres shaves Julian Edelman’s beard for a good cause

Unfortunately for the New England Patriots , the National Football League might have different plans for next season. Playing behind great slot receivers like Wes Welker and catching the ball from Tom Brady doesn't hurt either, but when it comes to greatness, it is all about the fortitude of Edelman.

Sports Man Utd and PSG charged by Uefa after Champions League tie
Author: 0 Man Utd and PSG charged by Uefa after Champions League tie

Presnel Kimpembe - who was lucky to still be on the pitch after a string of fouls - scored the opening goal of the game from a corner, which was poorly defended by United . Soon after, Di Maria coming storming down that left wing and Young chose to shoulder barge the winger who cannoned down the iconic Old Trafford pitch slopes and into the railings.

Sports Eddie Jones ready to ‘see how big the gap is’ against Wales
Author: 0 Eddie Jones ready to ‘see how big the gap is’ against Wales

Jonny May scored a hat-trick as England came up with a clinical display at Twickenham Stadium on Sunday to trounce France 44-8 in the second round of the Six Nations . "At the moment we're having a great deal of success with our kicking, but that could create opportunities in the next game somewhere else". And the half ended with outside centre Henry Slade crossing for England's fourth try to leave them in complete command at 30-8.