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Race down to the wire in Pennsylvania special election

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The New York Times is commending Democratic Pennsylvania congressional candidate Conor Lamb for his performance in a deep-red district, saying it shows that Democrats should challenge Republicans in every race this fall. Considering that most people either worship God or don't believe in him as opposed to expressing hatred, it seems most likely that some of those voters disagreed with Saccone's religious beliefs about God. Read More »

Mark Hughes frontrunner to replace Pellegrino at Southampton

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Pellegrino had replaced the now-Leicester City manager Claude Puel last summer after the Frenchman was dismissed despite a strong top-half finish and a League Cup runners-up medal. "I feel so sorry to leave the club in this situation, but when you don't get results I understand the decision the club has to take", he said . "I have to say thanks to Ralph (Krueger, club chairman), to the board, to Les (Reed, executive director) and Ross (Wilson , director of recruitment and scouting), all ... Read More »

Man United's shock defeat to Sevilla demonstrates Mourinho is out of touch

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After Ben Yedder was introduced in the 72nd minute, he changed the complexion of the game, scoring twice. Mourinho said three weeks ago that until a team reached the quarter-finals they could not be regarded as genuine Champions League contenders, so by his own admission United have failed after spending so much money on players like Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba , the latter of whom did not even start this game and was unimpressive when he came on. Read More »

Sam Bradford is returning to the NFC West

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The Bradford news came less than 24 hours after reports said fellow former Vikings quarterback Case Keenum was set to sign with the Denver Broncos, and former Redskins QB Kirk Cousins will sign with the Vikings. Protecting against the possibility of Keenum being just a one-year wonder, the Broncos made a decision to give him just a two-year deal and don't regard him yet as their long-term starter. Read More »

Oakland Raiders releasing cornerback Sean Smith

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Smith's departure has plenty to do with his salary, shaving a whopping $8.5 million off the books for 2018. The Raiders released David Amerson, a starter last season when he was healthy, in February. Carrie is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent Wednesday and is free to talk to potential suitors this week. A veteran of nine seasons, Smith has also played for the Miami Dolphins and Chiefs and has 14 career interceptions, 102 passes defensed and 424 tackles. Read More »

Rhode Island vs. Oklahoma - 3/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Two consecutive losses against unranked conference opponents on the road set up a huge showdown with then No. 5 Kansas at home as Oklahoma outlasted the Jayhawks 85-80 for their fourth win against a top-10 team. If the Orange wins its game, it would face the victor of No. 1 Mississippi State and No. 16 Nicholls in a second-round game Monday in Starkville. Read More »

Barcelona beat Malaga while Lionel Messi attends birth of son

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The visiting Catalans held the challenge of Malaga by the neck and made the second of the game look like a light training session. Messi scored the equaliser in the first leg at Stamford Bridge as Barcelona escaped with a 1-1 draw. He showed the verve and decisiveness that he lacked in prior matches with his runs and passing choices. Ernesto Valverde's team came out happy to control and impose themselves on a despairing Malaga side in the second half, with the visitors content to ... Read More »

Southampton sack Mauricio Pellegrino after Newcastle United defeat

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Southampton have sacked Mauricio Pellegrino as manager, the Premier League club announced on Monday. Under Argentinean Pellegrino, 17th-placed Southampton have won one out of their last 17 league games and are only one point clear of Crystal Palace and Stoke City in the relegation places. Read More »

Rashford's Goal Against Liverpool Was Eerily Similar To Ronaldo's In 2007

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But in this particular match against Liverpool , Mourinho had complete control over his counterpart Jurgen Klopp , whom he had never beaten in the Premier League before Saturday. "Now I have only one name and that is Sevilla , I know is very hard to go through". However, he does have a history of making mistakes in important games, including the loss to Tottenham where he was subbed off before half time, so it is not too surprising that this trend has emerged again. Read More »

Guardiola talks down prospect of title party against United

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He's a huge competitor. After the final whistle blew, Guardiola told Sky Sports News: "We are very close now, we have 81 points which is a lot!" Guardiola has made sure to give his own support to midfielder David Silva , who has been allowed to miss a number of matches over the past three months for compassionate reasons. Read More »

Carragher should not lose Sky job

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In the video, the father repeatedly mentions the score and Carragher is heard to say, "Alright", before appearing to spit at the auto alongside his vehicle. "I apologise for it, I'm getting vilified and rightly so", stated Carragher. "I was a role model, people looked to me". She added: 'I was extremely angry and disappointed that he could even bring himself to do something like that. Read More »

Myanmar builds security structures on Rohingya land

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In Kan Kya village, for example - burned down between August and November past year - homes and at least two mosques were demolished to make way for a new security force base. The uncertain situation in Rakhine furr hinders repatriation plans of Rohingya fled since August that Bangladésh and Myanmar agreed last November, and that in principle y should have started in January of this year. Read More »

New York Giants Ask Cornerback To Take Significant Pay-cut

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He would start in only six games last season, racking up 31 tackles and zero interceptions. He was a Pro Bowler in 2015 and was just named a second-team All-Pro back in 2016. With Rodgers-Cromartie scheduled to make $6.5 million, the Giants opted for a cost-saving move for a player that was reduced to nickel cornerback duties last season. Read More »

In Serena Williams's Comeback, a Familiar Opponent: Venus

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The 23-time Grand Slam victor answered some of those questions Thursday by blasting four aces and winning 63 percent of her first-serve points against a tough opponent who claimed her first WTA title past year in Tokyo. It wasn't a vintage performance for Williams with just one ace and only 59 percent of her service points won, but she excelled in other areas. Serena has a 17-11 head-to-head lead. Read More »

Tiger Woods Within A Stroke Of Lead At Valspar Championship

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Then after a superb approach from the rough to 20 feet at the par-4 third, Woods drained the birdie putt to get his round rolling. "It feels good to be up here", Woods, who has not won since 2013, told reporters. "Came out and tried to have as much fun as possible", Conners said. Woods began the third round two strokes behind Conners, who shot a 68. Woods made birdies on this third and fifth holes before delighting the galleries when he did not require his putter as he made the turn. Read More »

Cricket SA apologises to Warner and Australia over Sonny Bill masks

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The masks are believed to be linked to the personal sledges exchanged behind closed doors between Warner and De Kock where the Aussie vice-captain's wife Candice was allegedly mentioned in a derogatory manner. "Initially security wouldn't let them in", Kazi, CSA's head of communications, told Fairfax . If they both do not go, then it is surely a sign that cricket is losing its class. Read More »

Guardiola plays down talk of new City contract

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The count related to the Manchester City manager's wearing of a yellow ribbon in support of imprisoned Catalan politicians during his side's FA Cup defeat at Wigan Athletic on 19 February. "I don't know if the players can be ready, but we are going to work on that these next few days". They also have a chance to become the first team to break the 100-points barrier in the history of the English top flight. Read More »

Williams sets school record as Aggies compete in NCAA Championships

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Cortland finished with six team points and tied for 34th place out of 99 schools at the championship. We have four people in the relays, and the crowd is like our fifth man when we are at these big meets. Ajomale won the 60 with a finish of 6.60 before picking up the 200 later in the evening in a time of 20.91. "But (today) I needed to win it, and I did it for the team". Read More »

Heartbreak For Shubhankar Sharma, Finishes Tied 7th

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With nearly every golfer in the field seemingly going backwards on the DLF Golf and Country Club's Black Knight course, Sharma rode out a few blips to bring in an even par card and a share of the lead at seven under par 209 on the penultimate day of the for $1.75 Hero 54th Indian Open here on Saturday. Read More »

Raptors halt Rockets' streak at 17

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The only question was whether it would come after the team has an off-night against a lousy team or some real competition. It was an important game for the Raps: the number one team in the east, matching up against the number one team in the west. Read More »

Neymar wants Barcelona return - Spanish reports

PSG's Champions League debacle is also one of the reasons behind Neymar contemplating the move. At that time, Neymar was trying to move out of Lionel Messi's shadow. However, despite scoring 29 goals and assisting another 19 strikes in just 30 appearances so far this season, Mundo Deportivo has suggest that Neymar has sent messages to former teammates and club representatives saying he would be prepared to return. Read More »

Rand Paul attacker pleads guilty

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Prosecutors led by Assistant U.S. Attorney Bradley Shepard, though, are seeking a prison sentence of 21 months. Boucher, an anesthesiologist, faces up to 10 years in jail and a $250,000 fine. Baker said he will argue for Boucher to be placed on probation. A close friend of Paul's said the Republican senator had gotten off his riding lawn mower to remove a limb when he was tackled from behind. Read More »

Packers trade CB Randall to Browns

In truth, Kizer's days appeared numbered in Cleveland as the team was expected to target a veteran in free agency - before getting Taylor, that is - and the Browns will likely use the No. The Browns took the Packers to overtime in their meeting, and Kizer's potentially game-winning touchdown throw was foiled when linebacker Clay Matthews hit his arm as he was about to throw. Read More »

Nature calls for Sergio Ramos during Real Madrid game

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But Ronaldo proved the difference again, the 33-year-old taking his tally for the season to 35 goals in 37 appearances. Gareth Bale was denied by a fine block from Marko Dmitrovic but moments later, the visitors went ahead when Ronaldo collected Luka Modric's exquisite pass over the top of the defence before finding the bottom corner of the net from 12 yards. Read More »

Ugly win for Man United, uglier loss for West Ham in EPL

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Johann Berg Gudmundsson thinks catching Arsenal is not out of the question for Burnley as they look to finish a remarkable season in style. United scored twice through Marcus Rashford in the opening 24 minutes then produced a gritty, ultra-defensive display to grind out a 2-1 win over fierce rival Liverpool and strengthen second place in the Premier League . Read More »

Ravens won't get reunion with Torrey Smith traded to Panthers

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Earlier this week, the Eagles acquired defensive end Michael Bennett from the Seattle Seahawks and on Friday added another piece to the defense. The veteran wideout provided a deep-threat option for the Eagles' offense and complemented wide receiver Alshon Jeffery on the outside. Read More »

Browns Acquire Jarvis Landry From Dolphins

Jarvis Landry has been all over the place this offseason. Moving forward, the Browns will have Landry and, in a ideal world, an available Josh Gordon . Cleveland is $113 million under the salary cap and was expected to seek an impact receiver in free agency. Cleveland still needs to decide what to do with Josh Gordon as well. Read More »

Cop, Suspect Dead After Disturbing 911 Call

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The suspect was found dead shortly after midnight when members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol SWAT team entered the home. Police are investigating whether the gunshot came from police or was self-inflicted, reports ABC News . Waters had illegal gun possession and drug charges pending against him in Cass County when he died. "It's hard to put into words what you go through when you have an officer killed in a line of duty", Lowe said. Read More »