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Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal

According to ESPN , the extension is for 12 years and $430 million. The 27-year-old was scheduled to become a free agent in 2020. Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout has been offered the largest deal in North American sports history. And it could...

James Milner rescues Liverpool after rare Virgil van Dijk and Alisson blunder

Experienced midfielder Milner was brought on by Jurgen Klopp to help see out a 1-0 victory, only for him to send a mindless clearance skywards, which Virgil van Dijk and Alisson left for one another and allowed Ryan Babel to cancel out Sadio Man...

Raonic ends Kecmanovic's lucky loser's run at Indian Wells, reaches semi-finals

The Canadian, who made the 2016 final (l.to Djokovic), didn't have his best serving day - making only 55per cent of his first serves - but he made the ones he landed count, winning nearly 90 per cent (30/34) of his rocket first offerings. However, if...

Messi grateful for Betis ovation after breaking Barcelona record

Lionel Messi netted the first goal in the 18th minute from a superb free-kick to give Barcelona the lead. Loren Moron pulled one back for Betis in the 82nd minute but Messi replied with a sumptuous first-time lob in off the crossbar to compl...

Tiger Woods Plays Round One at the Players Championship

Three Canucks are among the fray vying for the new gold and sterling silver Players Championship trophy. Before we get to all that, let's check out how things fared with last week's sample lineup! When it comes down to it, I believe Xander Schau...

Venus surges, Keys stumbles at Indian Wells

She received a first-round bye in Indian Wells and then beat Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-3 on Saturday [NZ time]. Nadal , a three-time Indian Wells victor, is playing his third tournament of the year after a runner-up finish to Djokovic at the Au...

Ajax shares dramatic hype video ahead of Real Madrid match

Ajax's Noussair Mazraoui competes for the ball with Real Madrid's Gareth Bale . The football agent pointed to his trophy haul as just evidence of a successful tenure: "In the six years he has been in Spain, he has won everything". Real Madrid ...

MS Dhoni plays hide and seek with his fan in Nagpur

Defending 11 runs and with Marcus Stoinis on strike Shankar struck first ball, pinning the big-hitting Australian in front for 52 for his first ODI wicket. The fall of Rohit's wicket brought Kohli. The result means Australia will lose the serie...

How Stuart Attwell screwed over Southampton on three occasions vs Man United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said his "confident" side could stage a Champions League fightback at Paris Saint-Germain this week after a dramatic 3-2 victory over Southampton yesterday. Substitute Riyad Mahrez secured City's fifth straight league win wi...

DK Metcalf continues NFL Combine tear with 4.33 40 time — Twitter Talk

Following his historic 40-yard dash time , he could be a lock for the Top 10 of April's selection process. Sweat's combine weight was 15 pounds above his listed weight in 2018. Both of the Devins - Devin White and Devin Bush - are considered the dra...

F1 Testing, Day Three Second Test: Ferrari set fastest times of winter

For the first time in pre-season testing, Ferrari hinted at the true pace of its 2019 vehicle by setting a time within a tenth of a second of the all-time lap record at the Circuit de Catalunya. "They still seem strong, (but) as always from testing...

Harper urges RB Bell to 'come join' him in Philly

The deal, which is the most expensive contract any major professional sport has ever seen, includes a no-trade clause. Yes, the Cano deal was outside-the-box, but that was about it, and even that came with an asterisk of sorts in giving up highly-t...

Kyler Murray NFL Combine: Height, Weight, Measurements Revealed

What about Murray's less-than-ideal 5-feet-10 1/8 height? Meaning Murray was not only small, but also slight. The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback who played the 2018 season at around 190 pounds hit all the measurements he was supposed to Thurs...

Arsenal ease past Southampton and climb to fourth

The kick-off time for the match is 8:45 pm. First up on six minutes was Lacazette, who was alert while some of his teammates pleaded for a penalty for a possible foul on Lucas Torreira by Jack Stephens. Southampton improved after the break havin...

Merson: Manchester United will lose to Crystal Palace because of injury crisis

With attacking options running dry for Ole, we foresee a return to a midfield diamond to utilise the fit midfield players. There'll be a chance for others. "We've got to be strong, we've got to enjoy it, and I'm sure we will". "Chongy will be takin...

Almiron Shines in Home Debut as Newcastle Beats 10-Man Huddersfield

Rafa Benitez says he is focused on keeping Newcastle United in the Premier League and would not be drawn on speculation linking him with Leicester City . Newcastle extended their lead six minutes later when Perez beat Lossl from Rondon's knock-...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Makes Brilliant Joke At Liverpool Expense

The Liverpool captain was taken off late in the second half for Xherdan Shaqiri . Rashford was forced to stay on for 90 minutes as United used up all their substitutions in the first half. Liverpool visit United today hoping for a win to take t...

Ravens awarded third-round compensatory draft pick for Ryan Jensen

The pick is No. 100 overall. The 49ers were officially awarded a compensatory pick for the loss of outside linebacker Aaron Lynch last offseason. The inevitable was confirmed for the New Orleans Saints in a report from Adam Schefter of ESPN: th...

Simona Halep reaches the quarters in Dubai

That's why I just had to go out there and be ready for everything. She did not sail quite so close to the wind against French Open champion Halep , but still had to overcome the odds to record a 4-6 6-4 6-2 success. Australian Open runner-up Kvit...

Pakistani PM offers cooperation in probe into Indian-controlled Kashmir attack

They have fought countless skirmishes along their de facto border, which the United Nations monitors, in the Himalayan region. The JeM claimed responsibility for the attack on a convoy of the Central Reserve Police Force on Jammu and Kashmir's ...

Thomas seizes Riviera lead as Woods surges

Woods got to 6 under par through seven holes, but he will need to get up and down for a par from 30 feet at the par-5 17th. Although he got hot on the greens at the start of the third round when he went birdie, eagle, birdie, birdie , he was disap...

Alexis Sanchez downturn due to loss of hunger, says Paul Merson

Solskjaer said: "I think he's a very good player, he's very talented but of course there are only so many things you can sit down and talk about and tweak". "It's one of those things". "You're in, you're out, and I'm used to playing". "But within t...

NBA All-Star Game Takeaways: Durant leads big Team LeBron comeback

Simmons can put up some flashy assists, grab some rebounds and find some easy lay-ins and dunks to have an inflated line and push for the MVP honor if Team LeBron gets the win. "He has the same dream", Wade said, "to one day be sitting up on this p...

Tottenham overcome Leicester City’s challenge to stay in EPL title hunt

Pochettino's side beat Leicester 3-1 at Wembley in a Premier League match moved to Sunday to satisfy the demands of the sport's television paymasters. He will no doubt be looking to impress after being heavily criticized after last years games ...

We will have wind in our sails, insists Greg Laidlaw

Stockdale has made a habit of picking off wide passes for interception tries, but admitted he can ill afford to take any risks given Scotland fly-half Finn Russell's playmaking talents. Ireland will remain in the Six Nations title race. Their ...

Raptors nearing deal for Marc Gasol

The deal came at an interesting time for the big Lithuanian, who was expected to be in Toronto's lineup for Thursday night's game in Atlanta after missing the previous 25 games with a dislocated left thumb. The former second-team All-American is aver...

Philadelphia 76ers Trade Markelle Fultz: Details

Fultz is a 6-foot-4 guard has played just 19 games for the Sixers this season after suffering a mysterious shoulder injury. Originally selected by Philadelphia with the first overall pick of the 2017 NBA Draft, Fultz has appeared in 33 career games...

LeBron critical of Mavs' trade move amid Lakers-Pelicans stalemate

Trading him is one thing, but they actually trading Barnes while he was on the court and still playing for the team. James also asked people to call a spade a spade. Both teams are in a fight for the eighth and final playoff spot in the NBA's Weste...

NBA Trade Grades: Wizards sending Otto Porter Jr. to Bulls

The 25-year-old has spent all six seasons of his career with the Wizards . He has shot 36.9 percent from 3-point range. Sure, they have to pay somebody , and a healthy Porter bolsters their rotation, but at a price tag north of $27 million for next...

National Basketball Association trade deadline: Chris Bosh’s advice for LeBron’s expendable teammates

The Lakers were destroyed by the Pacers on Tuesday, losing the game by 42 points . LBJ's recent groin injury caused him to miss 11 games and the Lakers fell from third to 10th. Joel Embiid scored 14 of his game-high 37 points in the fourth quarter...

Barcelona vs. Real Madrid live stream

However, he completed Tuesday's session and has been named among the 19 players called up for the first leg of the semifinal tie at Camp Nou . After the match, Ernesto Valverde said he was hopeful the problem was not serious and Messi trained ...

India vs New Zealand 1st T20I at Wellington

Monday is behind you, Friday is fast approaching and this drag of a day, where you have to mostly pretend to work is now lit up by cricket at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington. Agreed that Dhoni found his lost form last month and is certain to board ...

Pro Football Hall of Fame 2019 announced

Gonzalez, in his first year of eligibility, played for the Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons over 17 seasons. The greatest running back in Colts history, James holds the franchise record for career rushing yards (9,226), career rushing touch...

Patriots take on the Rams in Super Bowl LIII

Be sure to download The Action Network's mobile app to track real-time odds and betting percentage for Super Bowl 53. Los Angeles players will don the royal blue, yellow and white classic threads for the big game, bringing back the iconic ensemble ...

Mavericks to acquire Kristaps Porzingis from Knicks

That was a seven-player swap with the Dallas Mavericks that also netted NY two future first-round draft picks and possibly enough room to afford two top free agents this summer. They struck out on the A-listers that summer, signing Amar'e Stoudemi...

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Almiron Shines in Home Debut as Newcastle Beats 10-Man Huddersfield

Rafa Benitez says he is focused on keeping Newcastle United in the Premier League and would not be drawn on speculation linking him with Leicester City . Newcastle extended t...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Makes Brilliant Joke At Liverpool Expense

The Liverpool captain was taken off late in the second half for Xherdan Shaqiri . Rashford was forced to stay on for 90 minutes as United used up all their substitutions in th...

Ravens awarded third-round compensatory draft pick for Ryan Jensen

The pick is No. 100 overall. The 49ers were officially awarded a compensatory pick for the loss of outside linebacker Aaron Lynch last offseason. The inevitable was confirmed...

Simona Halep reaches the quarters in Dubai

That's why I just had to go out there and be ready for everything. She did not sail quite so close to the wind against French Open champion Halep , but still had to overcome the...

Pakistani PM offers cooperation in probe into Indian-controlled Kashmir attack

They have fought countless skirmishes along their de facto border, which the United Nations monitors, in the Himalayan region. The JeM claimed responsibility for the attack on ...

Thomas seizes Riviera lead as Woods surges

Woods got to 6 under par through seven holes, but he will need to get up and down for a par from 30 feet at the par-5 17th. Although he got hot on the greens at the start of the ...

Alexis Sanchez downturn due to loss of hunger, says Paul Merson

Solskjaer said: "I think he's a very good player, he's very talented but of course there are only so many things you can sit down and talk about and tweak". "It's one of those thin...

NBA All-Star Game Takeaways: Durant leads big Team LeBron comeback

Simmons can put up some flashy assists, grab some rebounds and find some easy lay-ins and dunks to have an inflated line and push for the MVP honor if Team LeBron gets the win. "...

Tottenham overcome Leicester City’s challenge to stay in EPL title hunt

Pochettino's side beat Leicester 3-1 at Wembley in a Premier League match moved to Sunday to satisfy the demands of the sport's television paymasters. He will no doubt be loo...

We will have wind in our sails, insists Greg Laidlaw

Stockdale has made a habit of picking off wide passes for interception tries, but admitted he can ill afford to take any risks given Scotland fly-half Finn Russell's playmaking t...

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Raptors nearing deal for Marc Gasol

Raptors nearing deal for Marc Gasol

The deal came at an interesting time for the big Lithuanian, who was expected to be in Toronto's lineup for Thursday night's game in Atlanta after missing the previous 25 games wit...

Philadelphia 76ers Trade Markelle Fultz: Details

Philadelphia 76ers Trade Markelle Fultz: Details

Fultz is a 6-foot-4 guard has played just 19 games for the Sixers this season after suffering a mysterious shoulder injury. Originally selected by Philadelphia with the first ove...

LeBron critical of Mavs' trade move amid Lakers-Pelicans stalemate

LeBron critical of Mavs' trade move amid Lakers-Pelicans stalemate

Trading him is one thing, but they actually trading Barnes while he was on the court and still playing for the team. James also asked people to call a spade a spade. Both teams a...

NBA Trade Grades: Wizards sending Otto Porter Jr. to Bulls

NBA Trade Grades: Wizards sending Otto Porter Jr. to Bulls

The 25-year-old has spent all six seasons of his career with the Wizards . He has shot 36.9 percent from 3-point range. Sure, they have to pay somebody , and a healthy Porter bol...

National Basketball Association trade deadline: Chris Bosh’s advice for LeBron’s expendable teammates

National Basketball Association trade deadline: Chris Bosh’s advice for LeBron’s expendable teammates

The Lakers were destroyed by the Pacers on Tuesday, losing the game by 42 points . LBJ's recent groin injury caused him to miss 11 games and the Lakers fell from third to 10th. ...