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Sports Varane reveals Manchester United have made contact over summer switch
Author: 0 Varane reveals Manchester United have made contact over summer switch

Varane remains a regular at Real and the Spanish outfit are unlikely to be willing to part ways with the versatile defender, but the 24-year-old has acknowledged that there has been contact in relation to his signature. Yesterday, we brought you the news of reports which suggested the Jose Mourinho was looking to bring in at least four players to the club this summer, with central defence thought to be one of the key area's set for investment.

Sports LeGarrette Blount signs with Detroit Lions
Author: 0 LeGarrette Blount signs with Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions found their bruising running back on Friday, agreeing to a one-year deal with free agent LeGarrette Blount . It's a one-year, $2 million deal while incentives could boost it another $2.5 million to $4.5 million, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Sports No. 16 seed UMBC celebrates history-making win
Author: 0 No. 16 seed UMBC celebrates history-making win

Meanwhile, the doubts that people had about the No. 1 seed Cavaliers turned out to be true. UMBC came out of halftime like it was playing Delaware State, not the best team in the nation. "It wasn't until we got back and it was still bothering him and then he had an MRI, which was the definitive thing". The two teams were tied at 21 at halftime as Lyles proved to be the deciding factor for the Retrievers.

Sports Venus Williams Keeps it Rolling at WTA Indian Wells; Semis Preview
Author: 0 Venus Williams Keeps it Rolling at WTA Indian Wells; Semis Preview

He will next face Chung Hyeon, who defeated Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas 6-1 6-3. Women: Venus Williams bt Serena Williams 6-3, 6-4; Anastasija Sevastova bt Julia Georges 6-3, 6-3; Carla Suarez bt Elina Svitolina 7-5, 6-3; Caroline Garcia bt Daria Gavrilova 7-5, 6-4; Danielle Collins bt Sofya Zhuk 6-4, 6-4; Angelique Kerber bt Elena Vesnina 7-5, 6-2; Caroline Wozniacki bt Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-4, 2-6, 6-3; Darya Kasatkina bt Sloane Stephens 6-4, 6-3.

Sports Sean 'Diddy' Combs, Steph Curry Among Group Bidding for Panthers
Author: 0 Sean 'Diddy' Combs, Steph Curry Among Group Bidding for Panthers

Owner of the sports apparel retailer Fanatics , Rubin notified the NFL about his intention to bid on the team on March 11 via a formal letter as required by league rules. Shortly after Richardson conveyed his intention to sell, both Combs and Curry, a North Carolina native, expressed interest in joining a group to buy the team.

Sports Patriots add DE Clayborn, RB Hill, sources say
Author: 0 Patriots add DE Clayborn, RB Hill, sources say

Known for his relentless effort, Clayborn also had a team-high 17 quarterback hits this past season. Flowers has spent most of his career as a left defensive end, while Clayborn has mostly played on the right side. Hill adds to a backfield that lost Lewis to the Tennessee Titans . He was a reserve last season for Seattle after four seasons with Philadelphia.

Sports Cal State Fullerton Gets Ready To Take On Purdue In NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Cal State Fullerton Gets Ready To Take On Purdue In NCAA Tournament

The Titans won five of the last six games to end the season but they would really need a massive effort to pick up a win here. "Sometimes you forget to give credit to the other team", Purdue coach Matt Painter said. "There were a little bit of nerves, coming with a big stage like this", Ahmad said. Allman's the same way. "That means everything to me, and I don't think there's a Titan anywhere in the world who doesn't see themselves in the tenacity, courage, and character of this team".

Sports Champions League Quarter-Final Draw: Manchester City Tackles Liverpool
Author: 0 Champions League Quarter-Final Draw: Manchester City Tackles Liverpool

Liverpool are the only side to have beaten Man City in the league this season, although City were comfortable winners at their stadium when the reds were reduced to 10 men just before half time. "We have a few games to play until then, but I am really looking forward to it and we will give it everything ". "Obviously whoever made the schedule did not think we would reach the quarter-finals because the derby was originally a Sunday game".

Sports Bears match Packers' offer sheet to CB Fuller
Author: 0 Bears match Packers' offer sheet to CB Fuller

They certainly have the salary-cap flexibility to do that. Fuller had his best season with the Chicago Bears previous year and he could have joined their most hated rivals in the next five days. That made it paramount for the Bears to retain him, although they do have solid cornerback depth with Prince Amukamara, Bryce Callahan and Cre'von LeBlanc still in the fold.

Sports Ravens Ink 3-Year Deal With Michael Crabtree
Author: 0 Ravens Ink 3-Year Deal With Michael Crabtree

Baltimore is in deep need of adding some better receivers and Crabtree fits the bill. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the contract is a three-year deal worth $21 million, including $ 11 million guaranteed . He was the intended receiver on quarterback Colin Kaepernick's fourth-and-goal incomplete pass that culminated the Ravens' late goal-line stand in their Super Bowl XLVII victory over the 49ers.

Sports Danny Amendola Expected To Sign Two-Year Deal With Dolphins
Author: 0 Danny Amendola Expected To Sign Two-Year Deal With Dolphins

The New England Patriots have suffered several key losses to both the coaching staff and player personnel this offseason. He suddenly morphed into one of the best receivers in the league and, together with Brady, singlehandedly willed the Patriots to a insane fourth-quarter comeback against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Championship Game.

Author: 0 Richardson adds to Vikings D

Richardson, who is 27 years old and thus just entering his prime, is a huge get for this Vikings defense and is probably a top 5 player at his position but is definitely a top 10 (three-technique) defensive tackle (Thanks Luke/LBVikings). He'll replace Tom Johnson , who will likely sign elsewhere. The pact is for one year, according to ESPN . Minnesota restructured the contract of veteran running back Latavius Murray so his $5.15 salary wouldn't become guaranteed on Friday.

Sports Wichita State comes up short in NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Wichita State comes up short in NCAA Tournament

The Thundering Herd (25-10), coached by Dan D'Antoni - the older brother of Houston Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni - never looked intimidated despite going against a program that has advanced to the round of 32 each of the past five seasons.

Sports Motor City Madness; MSU begins NCAA tourney in Detroit Friday
Author: 0 Motor City Madness; MSU begins NCAA tourney in Detroit Friday

The Michigan State Spartans are as nicely balanced as anyone this season, with a great interior game, depth on the front line, elite ball screen defenders and one of the best point guards in the NCAA in Cassius Winston . Chris Solari's pick: MSU 82, Bucknell 70. Season recap: Few teams have had as dominant of a year as the Spartans. SECOND-HALF GRIZ: Montana won the Big Sky's tournament to earn its automatic bid, rallying from second-half deficits in each of the three games the ...

Sports Arsenal draw CSKA Moscow in Europa League quarter-finals
Author: 0 Arsenal draw CSKA Moscow in Europa League quarter-finals

Lyon have strongly condemned "intolerable and premeditated attacks" on police by their own fans before Thursday's Europa League last-16 second leg against CSKA Moscow . CSKA started the European season in the Champions League group stage with the likes of Manchester United , FC Basel, and Benfica . But a brace from Danny Welbeck and another from Granit Xhaka took the North Londoners through.

Sports Wide Receiver Michael Crabtree Is Visiting Ravens Friday
Author: 0 Wide Receiver Michael Crabtree Is Visiting Ravens Friday

Although Nelson wasn't looking to go to another NFC North team like so many other former Packers have, signing with the Raiders keeps him out of the conference altogether. The Raiders also signed former Tampa Bay running back Doug Martin to a one-year contract. When the Raiders signed Nelson, released receiver Michael Crabtree .

Sports Ex-Bucs RB Doug Martin gets second chance with the Raiders
Author: 0 Ex-Bucs RB Doug Martin gets second chance with the Raiders

It will give Martin a second chance after a terrible season in Tampa Bay. He has rushed for 827 yards since the start of the 2016 season, and has averaged 2.6 yards per carry. Martin was also suspended for four games last season for violating the league's performance-enhancing drugs policy. Can Martin get a volatile career on track with Oakland? "Those are the things that enticed me on signing here".