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Sports From the WWE Rumor Mill: Top NFL star to sign with WWE?
Author: 0 From the WWE Rumor Mill: Top NFL star to sign with WWE?

Dave Metzler revealed the nugget in his latest Wrestling Observer Newsletter . Gronkowski was then asked about possible retirement at his postgame news conference and left the door open: "I'm definitely going to look at my future", he said.

Sports Jose Mourinho confirms Manchester United's top summer target plans
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho confirms Manchester United's top summer target plans

We played with (Nemanja) Matic as a no.6, (Jesse) Lingard on the right side of Matic and Pogba on the left. Manchester United defeated Huddersfield in the fifth round of the FA Cup in what seemed like a rather routine victory. "It happens at every team when some players are not performing, no need for histories or saying he wants to leave or we are going to sell, we don't need him, some people [pundits] go in that direction".

Sports Coutinho dropped for the good of Barcelona, reveals Valverde
Author: 0 Coutinho dropped for the good of Barcelona, reveals Valverde

Only Messi, with 20, has more in La Liga this season. Orellana damaged his team's chances of a comeback when he earned bookings in the 57th and 66th. Malaga looked to be heading for a rare home win thanks to Brown Ideye's 27 minute goal, but Francis Coquelin's header leveled the score 10 minutes from time and Dani Parejo's late penalty sent the points back to Mestalla.

Sports Zidane has won enough - Kroos backs Real Madrid coach
Author: 0 Zidane has won enough - Kroos backs Real Madrid coach

The gap to league leaders Barcelona - 17 points with a game in hand before this weekend - is surely too great, but they are looking to climb back into the top three in La Liga . "It is not the moment right now but it will happen". Real Madrid are prepared to sell four big players to fund Neymar's transfer from PSG . "For me the most important thing is still the day to day work, I want to finish this season, there are things to play for - that is all that interests me".

Sports 'This is every kid's dream' - Rochdale hero Davies overjoyed with Spurs draw
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And they looked like they'd done it it with a goal from Lucas Moura on his full debut and a late penalty from Harry Kane . "I was not surprised [by how Dale performed]". 'If you want to win the title and be one of the best teams in Europe, the game against Rochdale is as important as the games against Liverpool, Manchester United and Juventus .

Sports Tito Francona - Terry Francona's father - dies at age 84
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Former major leaguer John "Tito" Francona waits for the start of a game between the Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians , July 24, 2007 in Cleveland. Francona, who also played some first base, also spent brief stints with the Atlanta Braves , St. Louis Cardinals , Oakland A's, Baltimore Orioles , Philadelphia Phillies , Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago White Sox , before retiring following the 1970 season.

Sports Dimitrov, Goffin advance to ATP Rotterdam semifinals
Author: 0 Dimitrov, Goffin advance to ATP Rotterdam semifinals

Federer is now 12-0 this year and has won 25 of 26 matches since the US Open. With Federer so swiftly on the front foot, it seemed only a matter of how long it would take him to put the match to bed, and a double fault from Dimitrov at 3-1 down as good as ended any hope of a comeback.

Sports Blackhawks fans ejected for racist taunts at Capitals player
Author: 0 Blackhawks fans ejected for racist taunts at Capitals player

Devante Smith-Pelly #25 of the Washington Capitals and Carl Dahlstrom #63 of the Chicago Blackhawks battle for the puck along the boards at the United Center on February 17, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Smith-Pelly reacted, and an off-ice official sitting next to him in the penalty box notified building security. The Chicago Blackhawks also released a statement following the incident.

Sports Daytona 500: Every Paint Scheme For 'The Great American Race'
Author: 0 Daytona 500: Every Paint Scheme For 'The Great American Race'

This is a new era in NASCAR , and this is still the biggest race of the year. Bowman and Hamlin are starting on the front row , while Can-Am Duel winners Ryan Blaney and Elliott are on the second row. The new driver of the No. 88 auto following the retirement of Dale Earnhardt Jr ., Bowman is already impressing his opponents. Gray Gaulding is the team's lone driver in the race .

Sports West Brom players probed over stolen taxi incident in Spain
Author: 0 West Brom players probed over stolen taxi incident in Spain

However, the mood was soon lifted when Rondon crashed home a volley from the left side of the penalty area from Grzegorz Krychowiak's ball over the top two minutes later. "We've gone there to try to get ourselves ready and up for the run-in and this is obviously not ideal", he said. Kieran Gibbs and Daniel Sturridge made way for Gareth McAuley and Jay Rodriguez .The big news was that McAuley skippered the side and not Evans, who appeared to have been stripped of the captaincy.

Sports Mumbai to play Chennai Super Kings in IPL season opener
Author: 0 Mumbai to play Chennai Super Kings in IPL season opener

The IPL will commence from April 7 in Mumbai where Chennai Super Kings will be up against the home team Mumbai Indians. The 2018 IPL will feature a 60-match bonanza for the cricket fans and will be played across 9 venues. Adhering to the demand of the franchises to stick to original timings, the IPL has confirmed that the match timings will remain 4pm (12 matches) and 8pm (48) for the forthcoming edition.

Sports United States ski star Vonn 'hurt' by anti-American claims
Author: 0 United States ski star Vonn 'hurt' by anti-American claims

She competes in the parallel giant slalom snowboarding event next week in PyeongChang and when she begins that race, she will become the first athlete ever to compete in both snowboarding and alpine skiing in the same Olympics . I am sending them my best. "I just made a mistake". We were looking at each other. Maybe it's part of the secret. The race was won by Czech snowboarder Ester Ledecka in one of the biggest shocks in Winter Games history.

Sports Top 5 dunks from the 2018 NBA Slam Dunk Contest
Author: 0 Top 5 dunks from the 2018 NBA Slam Dunk Contest

The 6-3, 195-pound Smith, who played for the Wolfpack last season as a freshman, first came to attention for his dunking ability at Trinity Christian Academy in Fayetteville. Mitchell might be the current Rookie of the Year, and Oladipo has the inside track to win the 2018 Most Improved Player award. Minutes earlier, Nance, who was trying to win the contest 34 years after his father won it, had earned a flawless 50 with a slam off a double alley-oop off the glass.

Sports Goepper's journey back from depression ends with 2nd medal
Author: 0 Goepper's journey back from depression ends with 2nd medal

Nick Goepper of the United States competes during Sunday's men's ski slopestyle at the PyeongChang Olympics. "I'm going to go back and watch the competition, but I was pretty sure I laced that run". The bronze medal went to Canadian Alex Beaulieu-Marchand with a 92.40. Woods was taking creative lines through the rail sections and was the only rider attempting multiple triple corks in his run.

Sports Olympics: Ligety finishes 15th in giant slalom title defense
Author: 0 Olympics: Ligety finishes 15th in giant slalom title defense

And then Ligety lost more ground to eventual gold medalist Marcel Hirscher in the second leg and ended up tied for 15th place, a total of 3.21 seconds slower than the winning time of 2 minutes, 18.04 seconds. In addition to the triumph at Sochi, which made him the only USA male Alpine skier with two Olympic golds , he won GS world championships in 2011, 2013 and 2015, along with a bronze in the event at the 2009 worlds.

Sports Ledecka wins surprise Olympic super-G title with late charge
Author: 0 Ledecka wins surprise Olympic super-G title with late charge

Ledecka, a World Champion snowboarder, initially believed that her score must have been "some mistake" after beating gold medal favourite Anna Veith (Austria) by one hundredth of a second. Vonn will have another shot to medal in the downhill. Her best ski World Cup result is a seventh place in the downhill previous year although she has five podiums in snowboard this season.

Sports England secure solid T20 total against NZ
Author: 0 England secure solid T20 total against NZ

New Zealand seamer Tim Southee was the pick of the bowlers with outstanding figures of 2-22 from his four overs. He posted his half century from 35 balls and took his 80 runs from 46 balls with four fours and six sixes in the decisive innings of the match.

Sports Klay Thompson falls to Devin Booker in Three-Point Contest
Author: 0 Klay Thompson falls to Devin Booker in Three-Point Contest

Both Splash Brothers put up 27 points on separate occasions in the Three-Point Contest in 2015 and 2016. Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker watches a shot during the NBA basketball All-Star weekend 3-Point contest Saturday, Feb. I'm getting my work in. "I'm sorry I couldn't bring home a win for you guys, but I'll be back next year and get one". "I always want to represent the city the best I can with the support they've always shown for me since day one".

Sports Elise Christie won't make a decision until Tuesday over Winter Olympics future
Author: 0 Elise Christie won't make a decision until Tuesday over Winter Olympics future

Video replay later showed van Kerkhof's right skate briefly collided with Christie's left hand as it guided her on the inside lane, sending Christie into the wall feet first. "It appeared as if Li may have cut her blade into Christie's skating suit". I got caught and that just sucks. "She wants to thank everyone for their support and the hospital staff who assessed her so quickly".

Sports Kompany vows there will be no let up in City's trophy pursuit
Author: 0 Kompany vows there will be no let up in City's trophy pursuit

City were simply spectacular for the whole 45 minutes, dominating possession and constantly creating chances with attractive passing and movement off the ball. Speaking after the game in Switzerland and assessing a varied schedule to come, he said: "It's so important". We defended the long balls quite well, but we were clinical today.