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Spicer denies Comey was fact-checking presidential tweets

Comey even took the unusual step of confirming that the FBI is investigating ties between the Trump election campaign and Russian Federation", the editors go on to say . His accusation had led to a huge uproar in the U.S. and an Obama aide had to come forward to reject the charge. The president doesn't need this because it impacts on his credibility as president. [Full Article...]

Mourinho: Manchester United slower than my Real Madrid

Mourinho: Manchester United slower than my Real Madrid The Sun reports that Mourinho wants to reward the Argentine defender for his consistency his season. Mourinho claims he would be "in s***" if he used a counter-attacking style at Old Trafford but admits that United are limited given their lack of pace. [Full Article...]

Ouch, Blues consider Paul Stastny out week-to-week

Ouch, Blues consider Paul Stastny out week-to-week The Blues finished 4-1 on their trip. (Stastny missed four games in February with a lower-body injury.) After the game, Yeo said Stastny was expected to be back for the game Thursday with Vancouver, but an exam Wednesday apparently changed that. [Full Article...]

Aussie Daniel Ricciardo tipping much faster Red Bull in 2017

Aussie Daniel Ricciardo tipping much faster Red Bull in 2017 If Red Bull, which was second to dominant Mercedes previous year, has reduced - if not closed - the gap and isn't too far behind an apparently resurgent Ferrari, then Ricciardo feels sure he'll be in the hunt for the world title. The changes I most welcome are those that put greater emphasis on the skill of the driver, with getting away cleanly set to be much more challenging due to a further re... [Full Article...]

USA routs Puerto Rico to claim WBC title

USA routs Puerto Rico to claim WBC title Angel Pagan broke up the no-hitter with a double down the left field line to leadoff the top of the seventh. T.J. Rivera's solo shot in the second put Puerto Rico ahead 3-2. They're All-Stars, Gold Glovers, Silver Sluggers, all that on this team. It was a quick end, sending everyone to bed in a timely manner (theoretically; on the east coast the game ended at 1:30 a.m. [Full Article...]

LaVar Ball brushes off LeBron James' warning: 'I don't care'

Although LeBron didn't have the nicest words for LaVar, he did admit, "I actually like his son ..." "The monsters in the National Basketball Association, their dads wasn't that good", Ball said. Ball-Charles Barkley will eagerly point out to you-only averaged two points per game in his career, which in his mind makes him the ideal vessel for progeny proteges. [Full Article...]

Hamilton: F1 needs Alonso in a competitive auto

Hamilton: F1 needs Alonso in a competitive auto While testing is a notoriously unreliable indicator of the true pecking order heading into a new season, Mercedes and Ferrari are thought to be closely matched at the front with the Scuderia possibly holding a slight advantage. Having dominated F1 in recent times, the Brackley-based Mercedes team, although not the fastest team in pre-season testing, once again emerge from winter as title favourite... [Full Article...]

Jones happy despite England falling short

Jones happy despite England falling short Already assured of the Six Nations title, England kicked-off against Ireland on Saturday just 80 minutes away from back-to-back Slams and a record 19th successive Test win by a major rugby union nation. "We have been chuffed with the results we have had but realism tells us we have still got a lot to do". I felt good out there, but it's incredible how much running you can do, how much training you... [Full Article...]

Virat Kohli vows to go out swinging in final test against Australia

I don't know Donald Trump, never met him, but I know Virat Kohli. But, the article got some big wigs to come out and bat for the 28-year-old cricketer. I think we have played a lot of cricket even in Dharamsala . "It's just two or three reporters who are trying to tarnish him but Virat shouldn't be bothered", Clarke told "Aaj Tak-India Today" news channel today. [Full Article...]

Germany's Lukas Podolski crowns farewell with stunning victor over England

Germany's Lukas Podolski crowns farewell with stunning victor over England But former Arsenal man Podolki, who gave a speech before the match, settled the affair with a stunning strike past Joe Hart on 70 minutes. People first took issue with England supporters booing the German national anthem before kick-off, after hearing their own immaculately observed by the home fans in Dortmund. [Full Article...]

Nasri: Vardy cheated to get me sent off

Nasri: Vardy cheated to get me sent off The 29-year-old blasted: "He is a cheat". Because if he was a foreign player, the English press would say he is a cheat. "Jamie's not a cheat", said Shakespeare ahead of Leicester's Premier League trip to West Ham. You would not be able to write what I would say to him'. "I didn't do anything with my head". "The game has gone, the referee made his decision and we have to move on". [Full Article...]

Podolski victor against England the difference in Germany swansong

Podolski victor against England the difference in Germany swansong Despite a credible performance from the Three Lions, Lukas Podolski scored a memorable victor in his final worldwide match to clinch a 1-0 victory. Adam Lallana went closest for England in the first half when he hit the post, but the Liverpool midfielder says his focus has now switched to Sunday's World Cup qualifier against Lithuania. [Full Article...]

Lewis Hamilton insists Ferrari are the favourites for new F1 season

Hamilton was adamant Ferrari had the "quickest" vehicle in Formula One at the pre-race media conference at Albert Park on Thursday and said Vettel was keeping "a lid" on the hype. "Doing drastic changes kind of spices it up". Vettel is the bookmakers' second favourite for the title behind Mercedes's Lewis Hamilton. "And even with changes to the rules and regulations, if the team is strong then... [Full Article...]

March Madness: Wake Forest settled in for NCAA Tournament opener

March Madness: Wake Forest settled in for NCAA Tournament opener Head coach Bruce Weber yells during the basketball game between K-State and Baylor in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship in the Sprint Center on March 9, 2017. Crawford got called for a flagrant foul on the ensuing possession, getting knocked down by a Dean wade screen and appearing to reach up to grab at Stokes as he moved away. [Full Article...]

Origi frustrated by shortage of game time at Liverpool

Origi frustrated by shortage of game time at Liverpool Although Azmoun has scored just four goals in 17 games this season with Rostov unsurprisingly unable to maintain last season's overachievement, it's likely that interest will resurface in the summer. After rejecting a lucrative new deal which would have made him the highest paid player in Everton history, Romelu Lukaku looks destined to leave the club with many of Europe's elite clubs being intere... [Full Article...]

Verstappen plays down early race wins in 2017

Verstappen plays down early race wins in 2017 But beneath the surface numerous old fears persist amid hushed warnings that only a much-improved "show" with better racing will help the sport halt a slow but sure decline in its fan base in a highly-competitive global age of digitalised sport-media. [Full Article...]

Jason Day Withdraws From Golf Tournament, Breaks Down Over Mum's Cancer

Jason Day Withdraws From Golf Tournament, Breaks Down Over Mum's Cancer Day, last year's victor, walked off the course after six holes, revealing to reporters that he was leaving to be with his mother, who is having lung cancer surgery on Friday. But anyone around here who has a mother, I think you know that she comes first. He conceded the match to Pat Perez after the sixth hole, moments after he suffered a double bogey. [Full Article...]

Tim Tebow Gets His First Hit in Spring Training

Tim Tebow Gets His First Hit in Spring Training Due to the WBC and some split-squad contests on the Mets' spring training schedule, the team chose to keep him around while roster numbers are low. Tebow's inclusion in Monday's lineup came as a surprise after manager Terry Collins said Friday that he didn't expect Tebow to make any more spring training appearances this year. [Full Article...]

LeBron James weighs in on debate over National Basketball Association coaches resting players

LeBron James weighs in on debate over National Basketball Association coaches resting players On Tuesday, Bron was asked about all that criticism and suggested that literally nobody brought this up as an issue until he started doing it and noted that San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich had been doing it for years and was seen as a genius. [Full Article...]

Jets get glimpse of future in victory over Flyers

Jets get glimpse of future in victory over Flyers Jets coach Paul Maurice tipped his hat to his high-powered line, particularly captain Wheeler. "We're in every game, but we just have to find a way to win these games". "I don't think anyone is too pleased with this game", Mason said. "I thought we were resilient, we dug in and we battled hard". "We had the opportunity to push back in the third period but we weren't able to do that". [Full Article...]


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