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Sports Lazio pull plug on De Vrij contract renewal
Author: 0 Lazio pull plug on De Vrij contract renewal

Van Dijk is global team-mates with De Vrij, while Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum is also a member of Jurgen Klopp's squad. Everton would nearly certainly struggle to land him, as whilst they can offer guaranteed first-team football, they look set to have no European football to offer, and couldn't offer the finances that Liverpool or United can provide.

Sports Joel Embiid's All-Star selection a testament to his dedication
Author: 0 Joel Embiid's All-Star selection a testament to his dedication

While the All-Star Game MVP would provide additional attention to the upstart squad, Philadelphia fans would likely settle for him remaining healthy after he missed Wednesday's contest against the Miami Heat with an ankle injury . "Guys better make sure they find me because I'm looking to have a good game". Here's how Embiid might just be able to pull off the task. In fact, the Golden State Warriors forward believes Embiid could become the league's best player in the near future.

Sports Stamford Bridge pitch isn't in great nick for Chelsea Barcelona
Author: 0 Stamford Bridge pitch isn't in great nick for Chelsea Barcelona

Before this tie, Chelsea coach Antonio Conte claimed his side would need a "perfect game" if they were to progress, and Christensen will be all too aware that his mistake was the difference. If you switched off for one minute, you knew they would score. The Frenchman trained with Manchester United on Tuesday ahead of the English club's visit to Sevilla later in the week.

Author: 0 No. 16 Ohio State rolls Rutgers, 79-52

He had just six points against Rutgers on 3-for-11 shooting, after grinding out 10 in the loss to Penn State and 17 against MI. Ohio State's been searching for some pace to its offense over the last couple games. The Scarlet Knights will need at least miracle run to the conference final in order to have a chance to finish with a winning record for the first time in 12 years.

Sports Mavericks owner Mark Cuban admits telling players to tank rest of season
Author: 0 Mavericks owner Mark Cuban admits telling players to tank rest of season

A new report from Sports Illustrated details the alleged sexual misconduct and abuse that was rampant throughout some portions of the Dallas Mavericks front office . The team said it has also suspended an employee whose job it was to investigate such allegations. Mark Cuban didn't mince words when he said that's the plan again this year.

Sports Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond third heading in to women's Olympic free skate
Author: 0 Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond third heading in to women's Olympic free skate

Team USA's trio of Mirai Nagasu, Bradie Tennell and Karen Chen will face tough competition from Evgenia Medvedeva of the Olympic Athletes of Russian Federation. As the first skater on the ice, that total should keep her in first place for quite a while. "It was definitely unexpected", Tennell said of her fall on a triple toe loop, "but things happen".

Sports Conte: 'Chelsea need to be happy too'
Author: 0 Conte: 'Chelsea need to be happy too'

The Blues were heading towards a first-leg advantage following Willian's opener, only for La Liga leaders Barcelona to seize upon Andreas Christensen's loose pass and Lionel Messi to plunder his first career goal against Chelsea at the ninth attempt.

Sports Dolphins use franchise tag on receiver Jarvis Landry
Author: 0 Dolphins use franchise tag on receiver Jarvis Landry

That's more than four times what Landry made over the past four seasons - combined. As it stands, the Dolphins protected their rights to Landry with a one-year guarantee. A second-round pick out of LSU in the 2014 draft, Landry has excelled as a sure-handed possession receiver in his first four seasons in the league.

Author: 0 Chelsea vs Barcelona, Champions League

Going there desperate to score goals would be a nightmare for them. Conte also considers himself one of the best coaches in the world, referring to himself despite a recent 4-1 drubbing at Watford as "a winner". 'In 14 years, Chelsea have changed coach ten times, so they do have a tendency to chop and change here, ' Conte told Conte told Mediaset Premium.

Sports Tiger Woods, Steve Stricker appointed USA Ryder Cup vice captains
Author: 0 Tiger Woods, Steve Stricker appointed USA Ryder Cup vice captains

Now he is excited about being a vice-captain, both for Davis Love in 2016 and Steve Stricker past year at the Presidents Cup. Absolutely, and he was asked about that very thing last week at the Genesis Open where he missed the cut. This will be Stricker's third time as vice captain. It's official: Tiger Woods will be a part of the 2018 U.S. Ryder Cup team. "I am thrilled to once again serve as a Ryder Cup Vice Captain and I thank Jim for his confidence, friendship and support".

Sports Antonio Valencia puts pressure on Alexis Sanchez ahead of Sevilla clash
Author: 0 Antonio Valencia puts pressure on Alexis Sanchez ahead of Sevilla clash

January signing Sanchez is likely to start against Sevilla tomorrow (7.45pm) alongside Romelu Lukaku in attack. "How do we stop Sanchez?" "How do we stop him?" Speaking about former Udinese, Barcelona and Arsenal player Sanchez, Montella added: "I remember him really well from his stay in Italy.

Sports Messi Breaks Chelsea Duck To Earn Stamford Bridge Draw
Author: 0 Messi Breaks Chelsea Duck To Earn Stamford Bridge Draw

Furthermore - and despite Chelsea being eager to match their Premier League compatriots success - Antonio Conte's team look under heavy pressure as they are nearly out of contention for the League crown, and there isn't much left for them this season.

Sports Renault unveils 2018 F1 vehicle
Author: 0 Renault unveils 2018 F1 vehicle

With the team having shown strong auto development during 2017 while also undergoing further expansion of its workforce and facilities, Renault Sport Racing president Jerome Stoll is confident the latest vehicle will see the French constructor continue to close the gap to the top three teams.

Sports Why Lindsey Vonn is wearing No. 7 in the Olympic downhill
Author: 0 Why Lindsey Vonn is wearing No. 7 in the Olympic downhill

As for what's next for the ex-girlfriend of Tiger Woods, she's headed to the downhill competition for women's skiing and is expected to also compete on Friday for the combined skiing contest. "The track is just fantastic", she added. "At some point, you have to laugh and say, 'This is just completely ridiculous'". Vonn, the most successful female World Cup racer of all time, pushed Goggia into second place in the two most recent downhills on the elite circuit at Garmisch-Partenkirchen ...

Sports Mayfield rejects Manziel comparisons with NFL combine near
Author: 0 Mayfield rejects Manziel comparisons with NFL combine near

But I've quickly earned the respect of my teammates because of how I worked. And there's a reason he got taken in the first round, wonderful player. The Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award victor Baker Mayfield speaks during a news conference at the Fort Worth Club in Fort Worth, Texas, Monday, Feb.

Sports Paul Cook and Pep Guardiola play down tunnel clash
Author: 0 Paul Cook and Pep Guardiola play down tunnel clash

Wigan said they will conduct a full investigation after some ugly scenes following the final whistle, with missiles thrown and fans hurling advertising boards onto the pitch. Another supporter got between them, while a City player pulled back Aguero. One fan attempted to punch the striker, but Aguero brushed him away before Wigan defender Cheyenne Dunkley, City coach Mikel Arteta and physiotherapist Steven Lilley rushed to the Argentine's aid.

Sports Hanyu breaks 66-year old record to defend men's figure skating title
Author: 0 Hanyu breaks 66-year old record to defend men's figure skating title

American Nathan Chen didn't make the podium, but redeemed himself after a disastrous short program with a historic free skate. Throw everything into the battle, in the language of Chen, it means try six "quads". Here are some highlights of Day 8 from Associated Press photographers. "I felt like wasn't able to skate well from the beginning (of my time in Pyeongchang ) so I thought there's a high possibility that I couldn't do well today", said Uno.

Sports Manchester United Ready to Move for German Midfielder
Author: 0 Manchester United Ready to Move for German Midfielder

While nothing is concrete yet, it is clear United will have to replace Carrick in some way, shape or form and Kroos would be the ideal solution to a midfield that withholds plenty of ability but is yet to flourish. Manchester United are aiming to build for next season, having seen rivals City take an nearly unassailable 16 point lead at the top of the table.

Sports Kwadwo Asamoah Urges Teammates To Remain Focus On Title Chase
Author: 0 Kwadwo Asamoah Urges Teammates To Remain Focus On Title Chase

Despite pipping Torino in the Turin Derby to move to the top of the table, Juventus were pushed to second spot again by Napoli who also pipped SPAL later on Sunday. Juventus overcame an early injury to striker Gonzalo Higuain as they bounced back from their disappointing 2-2 draw at home to Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League to edge their less glamorous neighbours in the Derby della Mole.