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by | February 20, 2018 | 20:30

With the Yankees adding Giancarlo Stanton and sporting one of the most powerful lineups in the league, it became important for the Red Sox to try and match New York's pop. Martinez to a five-year $110 million deal. Martinez started a combined 112 games in right field a year ago. In just 62 games, Martinez hit 29 homers.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:28

It would be surprising if he found a new team right away. General manager Jason Licht appeared to foreshadow the move earlier in mid-January, saying Martin "just wasn't ever the same" following his suspension. During the last two disappointing seasons, Martin rushed for 827 yards and six touchdowns in 19 games. There's an uphill climb for the Buccaneers to get to the level many believed them to be last season and if they don't come through, the coaches and front office members may be ...

by | February 18, 2018 | 07:00

USA forward Jordan Greenway spent much of the first two periods entangled with Russian forward Nikolai Prokhorkin. "He wanted to do a little dance with me by the bench, so I was willing to do it". Prokhorkin, who was drafted by the NHL's Los Angeles Kings but has never played there, opened the scoring in the first period for the Russians, redirecting a hard feed from Sergei Mozyakin as he was crossing in front of the US goal.

by | February 18, 2018 | 06:57

Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell and 76ers first-year man Ben Simmons have separated from the pack in the NBA's Rookie of the Year race. He was lights out from beyond the arc and remained hot for much of the night. It felt like a three point contest throughout the entire game, as there were 96 combined three point attempts. Jaylen Brown led all scorers with 35 points and added 10 rebounds, before wrapping things up with a ridiculous through-the-legs dunk with his left hand.

by | February 18, 2018 | 06:49

Maybe the Canadians will get some help from other teams, but if they don't advance straight to the quarter-finals after the preliminary round, they will have to play a qualification game to earn a spot in the quarters. Canada's path to the quarterfinals at the Olympic men's hockey tournament hit a bump - but the Canadians are still all but assured an automatic berth as they wrap up Group A action Sunday against host South Korea.

by | February 18, 2018 | 06:40

All three of Penn State's remaining regular season games give the team opportunities to boost its NCAA Tournament resume. I can remember the excitement around Penn State basketball at the time , and it was the first time that I can ever recall Central Pennsylvania getting excited about anything basketball outside of high school hoops.

by | February 17, 2018 | 01:28

Media have said United's record signing is increasingly frustrated with his role but Jose Mourinho shot down talk of friction with Paul Pogba before Saturday's FA Cup fifth-round clash at Huddersfield Town . It's my problem and the player's problem. Mourinho has denied such suggestions, fuelled by claims in France that Pogba is unhappy with the position he is being played - including against Newcastle when he was unable to control things in the middle.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:00

The thrilling final run gave her a 0.39-second advantage over second-place Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway, who took silver with a total time of 2:20.41. She pulled the plug on social media, and did something many 22-year-old children of the wireless age would consider more hard than breathing underwater.

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:59

Beacon Land Development's resident Mike Abbott said the company originally partnered with Woods to design the course , and the company brought him to Thompson's Station to see the proposed site . "And I play bad. This is all still new to me and I want to be smart about it". "I don't know", he said, "if Tiger is holding back some stuff with me".

by | February 16, 2018 | 06:59

Alexandre Lacazette is set to miss six-weeks through injury, making Arsenal's striking options limited in the Europa League . The game will be played in temperatures expected to be a few degrees below freezing, but Wenger said he was more anxious about the artificial surface.

by | February 14, 2018 | 19:32

The Champions League resumes with a mouthwatering meeting of the aristocrats and the disruptors of European soccer. This is the first time that Zidane, a World Cup victor with France, has come up against a side from his home country as a coach.

by | February 14, 2018 | 19:29

One player who was not pleased after the game was Suns guard Troy Daniels , who called the situation "disrespectful" and added, "I don't think it's hard to coach those guys, though". "I think that's one of the first things you have to consider as a coach". "I thought they communicated really well together and they drew up some nice plays".

by | February 14, 2018 | 19:27

How can I watch the game on TV? "It's a game we must enjoy", he added before they face a Juve side who have lost in two of the last three Champions League finals. "He's a player that's grown a lot, the most hard thing is to keep improving". You've missed reality. Juve is playing to win the Champions League , but we're not the favourites.

by | February 14, 2018 | 19:18

The United States men's hockey team looked to have a win wrapped up in their Olympic opener in Pyeongchang. In the 3-on-3 overtime, Mursak got free on the doorstep and scored high over American goalie Ryan Zapolski less than a minute into the extra frame.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:44

Austrian David Gleirscher only just made it onto the Austrian Olympic team, and had never won a medal at a World Cup event before, his best-ever finish never higher than fourth. On a bone-chilling night at the Olympic Sliding Centre, Loch was smiling after he grabbed the track record in his third run as snow fell in heavy flurries at the venue.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:48

Timing is everything, and Reich was the hottest candidate at the moment McDaniels backed out. Moreover, Reich - who has limited play-calling experience after being a coordinator under Pederson and Mike McCoy - wasn't a part of Ballard's first round of interviewees.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:47

Purdue was the top seed in the West , where the regional is held in Los Angeles. "Despite UVA's loss Saturday, we felt that based on their 13 wins in the first two quadrants, they deserved to remain on top". The committee followed its seeding guidelines, which made for some juggling. The Tigers were one of two SEC teams to earn a spot in the top 16: Tennessee was pegged as the No.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:46

Newcastle are in a dogfight at this stage of the season, but in front of a vocal St James' Park, they will be confident of causing United problems. Smalling produced such a theatrical fall when faced with a potential foul from a Shelvey challenge that Pawson gave a free-kick against the defender (and also booked him for diving).

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:30

He got the TKO stoppage just 2:18 into the first round. Despite winning the fight, Romero won't be crowned the interim champion because he missed weight. It was the ideal way to put his UFC 215 defeat against Ilir Latifi behind him, and it showed why he's considered a potential future player in the light-heavyweight division.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:25

After the eye-catching performance last season, wherein they recorded a 13 consecutive league wins, ending the season as the Premier league champions, no one expected the Blues to drop their form a season later. Blues boss Antonio Conte has found his position under scrutiny in the wake of successive three-goal defeats, with Monday's 4-1 loss at Watford leaving them 19 points behind leaders Manchester City .

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:27

Sanchez posted on social media a statement from Felicevich which criticised Spain's authorities for changing their criteria on tax returns and using the media to publicly shame players. Alexis Sanchez's move to Manchester United trumped Paris Saint-Germain 's Neymar deal in terms of social media interactions and shirt sales, according to Red Devils vice-chairman Ed Woodward .

by | February 10, 2018 | 07:00

He loves his team-mates, and that's important. They got away with blocking Riyad Mahrez's move to AS Roma in the summer after rejecting three bids, and the Algerian's response to that was an excellent run of form in the 2017/18 campaign.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:57

Late Thursday morning, before stepping on the court for shoot-around, Warriors players thumbed through their phones to read up on a flurry of trade-deadline moves. There simply weren't many blockbusters left to be made. The Cavaliers got younger, more athletic and better defensively around centerpiece LeBron James as they sent away six players and got back four Thursday in three deals.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:56

Rich Gannon (37 in 2002) and Peyton Manning (37 in 2013) previously were the oldest winners of the MVP award. He is still playing at a high level coming off another strong campaign that earned him his third MVP award after finishing with an NFL-best 4,577 passing yards, third with 32 passing touchdowns, a 102.8 passer rating, and fifth with a 66.3 completion percentage.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:57

If the Clippers' trades of Blake Griffin and Chris Paul serve as any indicator, a pairing of undesirable contracts and a late first-round pick should not be enough for the Cavs to land a player of Jordan's caliber. Additionally, plenty of contending teams can use a player with Jordan's rim protecting skills. Jordan is a very good defensive center, but not an elite one.