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Sports We'll bring house down with roof closed against Celtic, says Zenit's Lunev
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After losing 1-0 to a fine Callum McGregor goal, Zenit were roundly criticised for being out-of-sorts after two months without a competitive fixture during the Russian winter shutdown. "We knew Celtic is a good team with good players, a good manager and we knew it was going to be a hard game". "We have got Federation Internationale de Football Association approval for it and we are very confident it will perform well when Zenit play Celtic in the Europa League".

Author: 0 NBA Executive reveals LeBron's future with the Cavs

During the All-Star break National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver said there had been discussions in the league office about changing the format - perhaps by taking the top eight teams from each conference but re-seeding them 1-16 by overall record or, more dramatically, taking the top 16 regular-season teams regardless of conference.

Sports Olympics: A bronze that feels golden for Vonn
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Goggia was quick to pay tribute to Vonn after claiming her own place in sporting history. Italy's Sofia Goggia won the Olympic downhill gold medal Wednesday (Tuesday evening ET) in PyeongChang . "I know so many doctors on a first-name basis that it's ridiculous". Her skis seemed on edge and rattling more often than Goggia's, and after a bit of a miscue coming off the third jump in the course, Vonn trailed Goggia by almost a half-second.

Sports Red Wings ship G Mrazek to Flyers for two picks
Author: 0 Red Wings ship G Mrazek to Flyers for two picks

Starter Brian Elliott had core muscle surgery last Tuesday and is expected to miss up to 6 weeks. Swinging into a rebuilding mode, Detroit accepted a conditional fourth-round 2018 pick and a conditional third-round 2019 pick for Mrazek.

Sports Louisville says NCAA 'wrong,' former basketball players still claim title
Author: 0 Louisville says NCAA 'wrong,' former basketball players still claim title

Pitino says he hopes Louisville and its fan base does everything it can to keep honoring that 2013 national title. It's the first time in Division I men's basketball history that a championship has been vacated. He maintains he had nothing to do with the Bowen scandal, as well. Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich were both fired by Louisville in October.

Sports Champions League: Shakhtar beat Roma 2-1 at home
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David De Gea's exceptional display spared Manchester United's blushes as Jose Mourinho's men somehow escaped with a goalless draw from their trip to play Sevilla . Shakhtar finished runners-up to Group F winners Manchester City , beating the English Premier League leaders 2-1 at home in their last and crucial group encounter.

Sports Cavendish out of Abu Dhabi Tour following stage 1 crash
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Britain's Mark Cavendish pulled out of the Abu Dhabi Tour during stage one after falling onto the same shoulder he broke in last year's Tour de France. "We will monitor Mark's condition closely going forward." explains Team Doctor, Dr Adrian Rotunno. The 32-year-old, who won the third stage of the Dubai Tour on February 8, was one of the headliners of the five-stage Abu Dhabi Tour, which includes three stages particularly favorable to sprinters.

Sports Lynn to miss PSL, hopes to get fit for IPL
Author: 0 Lynn to miss PSL, hopes to get fit for IPL

The medical staff said Lynn was not fit to play the rest of the innings, while an update on his condition is still awaited. Get a free 2-week Foxtel Now trial & start watching in minutes. "But at the moment, I don't want to have another setback because I feel like I'm making good ground", ESPNcricinfo quoted Lynn, as saying. Australia's limited-overs big-hitter Chris Lynn has suffered yet another injury, the latest in a series of injuries to have haunted him.

Sports Former Gamecocks pitcher dealt by the Yankees in three-team trade
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The Yankees also gave up prospects Nick Solak ( Rays ) and Tyler Widener (Diamondbacks) in the deal. Brandon Drury has versatility, but it sounds like he's going to start at third base for now, according to a source, at least while the Yankees evaluate how he does at the position this spring.

Sports Remarkable photo shows Ryan Blaney's love for NASCAR fans
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The truth, though, is that could have been said after Patrick's first race with the team, where she sat on the pole for the Daytona 500 and finished eighth, and it would have seemed to make sense. Afterward in the media center, he broke down for a minute or so after discussing the outpouring of support he had received from family and friends.

Sports Lions take RB Guice in Kiper's latest mock draft
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Many have said Baker Mayfield is the quarterback the Dolphins have been targeting, but he wasn't there at No. 9 in this mock draft (Mayfield was taken by the Bills). Mel Kiper loves him some Josh Allen . In terms of Los Angeles Chargers news, Kiper did not change his stance on who LA should draft with the 19th overall pick.

Sports Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United have chance to win Champions League'
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Potential Sevilla starting XI: Rico; Jesus Navas, Mercado, Lenglet, Escudero; N'Zonzi, Banega; Sarabia , Vazquez, Correa; Luis Muriel . Right-back Sebastien Corchia though, is likely to miss out with a groin injury. "The crowd plays the game". Paul Pogba's form has been a major concern for the side. Much has been made over the positions over both players, especially since the arrival of Sanchez from Arsenal last month.

Sports Mourinho Hints At Pogba Return
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Goalkeeper: David De Gea is certain to be recalled between the sticks after being rested for the FA Cup win over Huddersfield so Sergio Romero is set to make way. Yet, it remains to be seen whether the French midfielder even starts at the Sanchez Pizjuan for the first leg of the last-16 tie as much due to his form as his fitness.

Sports Czech Hockey Team Beats US in Battle for Semi-Final
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With 80 seconds remaining, Czech Vojtech Mozik took a slashing penalty, but the US power play had been a special kind of mess all day, and it never generated much heat. The Czechs tied it up and then went ahead before Jim Slater scored a crucial short-handed goal in the second, just when it seemed the Americans were caving under the intense Czech pressure.

Sports These cricket records Virat Kohli will break in near future
Author: 0 These cricket records Virat Kohli will break in near future

Virat Kohli , the batsman, seems unstoppable at the moment and many feel that he will go on to break many records, including Sachin Tendulkar's unparalleled mark of 100 worldwide hundreds. Such has been his dominance, that he is now on the cusp of one unimaginable record, a record which was glittering on the record books, a record which might be carved away by the Indian captain! "I have confidence in this team to do well when they travel overseas as well", he said.

Sports Winter Olympics: US Men's curlers beat Great Britain, reach semifinals
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The victor will face top-ranked Sweden. "I'm not trying to be mean but. Curling is boring ", she tweeted . "This is what you dream about as a teenager when you are out practicing and throwing rocks". John Morris and Kaitlyn Lawes claimed gold in mixed doubles last week. The Americans finished tied with Great Britain and Switzerland at 5-4 in round-robin play, but the US advanced to the semifinals based on head-to-head record while the other two teams will play in a tiebreaker on ...

Sports Curling: Stunned Canada out of women's competition
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It's a stressful position for a team that ran the table to go unbeaten and win the 2017 world championship, but not unfamiliar, according to third Emma Miskew. The result is a huge blow to Canada but was always a possibility after they started their campaign with three straight defeats and though they recovered well, a defeat to China on Tuesday piled on the pressure.