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Sports Rams Sign Star Defensive Tackle Ndamukong Suh
Author: 0 Rams Sign Star Defensive Tackle Ndamukong Suh

He examined several free-agent opportunities before choosing the defending NFC West champion Rams , who have revamped their already solid defense with several impressive offseason additions. He attracted serious interest from the New York Jets, but they publicly rescinded their contract offer Sunday. The Jets also have the most money to spend under the salary cap.

Sports Pitt Hires Duke Assistant Jeff Capel As Head Basketball Coach
Author: 0 Pitt Hires Duke Assistant Jeff Capel As Head Basketball Coach

Capel went to one NCAA tournament with VCU in 2004. Capel was an assistant at both Old Dominion and VCU before getting his first head coaching gig - also at VCU - back in 2002. Pittsburgh, which fired Stallings after two disastrous years that included an 0-18 record in ACC play this season, reportedly extended an offer to Rhode Island Coach Dan Hurley , who instead took the top job at CT.

Sports Super Eagles opponent, Iceland to boycott 2018 World Cup
Author: 0 Super Eagles opponent, Iceland to boycott 2018 World Cup

The federal government is stepping up diplomatic action against the European nation, expelling two Russian diplomats - believed to be undeclared spies - as part of a coordinated global response to a poisoning episode in the United Kingdom earlier this month.

Sports Brazil's revenge on Germany must come in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Brazil's revenge on Germany must come in Russian Federation

Full of confidence and playing in front of a home crowd fully expecting the Selecao to win their first World Cup since 2002, what followed can only be described as evisceration at the hands of Germany in the semi-final, with Germany emerging as fully-deserved 7-1 victors.

Sports Players turn on David Warner as ball-tampering crisis rips team apart
Author: 0 Players turn on David Warner as ball-tampering crisis rips team apart

Cricket Australia has launched an investigation into the case and in all likelihood will remove Smith and Darren Lehmann as caption and coach, respectively. In a latest development, Aussie opener Matthew Renshaw was on Tuesday named in Australia's squad for the final Test, starting on Friday. Ex-South Africa captain Graeme Smith, meanwhile, has hit out at the stance taken by the ICC in issuing Smith with a one-Test suspension and fining him his entire match fee from the third Test.

Sports Champions League introduce sweeping changes for 2018-19
Author: 0 Champions League introduce sweeping changes for 2018-19

The decision to let clubs register three new players "without any restrictions" after the group stages, however, may be more controversial, as it effectively ends the idea of being "cup-tied". Europa League matches will kick off at either 1855CET or 2100CET until the round of 16, after which the later time will be used. Fourth substitute allowed in extra-time during knockout stage matches.

Author: 0 Root not aware of any ball tampering during Ashes

Smith stood down from his post as captain and was banned for one test match by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday after admitting conspiring to tamper with the ball during the third test against South Africa in Cape Town. "I don't understand why they have changed their method for this one game". Lehmann has previously urged Australian crowds to "give it to Broad right from the word go".

Sports Former Dean, Boss to Convicted Gymnastics Doctor, Is Arrested
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A Michigan State University official who oversaw Larry Nassar has been arrested amid an investigation into the handling of complaints against now-imprisoned former sports doctor. Michigan State police and investigators were outside Strampel's DeWitt home as part of an ongoing investigation, according to WILX-TV . He also said any skin-to-skin contact needed to be explained in detail.

Sports Team Parker stay on front foot with Joshua
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This is a unification fight with two heavyweights undefeated and it's in the UK. Parker takes on Joshua with the WBO, WBA and IBF heavyweight titles up for grabs. A crowd of 80,000 is expected and Joshua says Parker will have never heard anything like the noise that will be generated. Higgins also expressed surprise at some of the quotes attributed to Joshua in the British media over the weekend in which the 28-year-old compared his strategy with "that of an assassin ...

Sports Journalist probing sand mafia case mowed down by truck
Author: 0 Journalist probing sand mafia case mowed down by truck

Sharma accused the police officer of being deeply involved in the network of sand mafia, and this lead to the transfer of the accused officer. Sharma can be seen riding a motorcycle with a truck behind him veering to crush him. "A case under section 304 (culpa-ble homicide not amounting to murder) has been registered", Bhind SP Prashant Khare said. "That the killer dumper was empty strengthens the apprehensions of foul play", Bhind Press Club president Satyanarain Sharma told The ...

Author: 0 As expected, Michael Porter Jr. declares for draft despite injury-plagued season

Michael Porter Jr . talked of leaving a legacy at Missouri. 1 recruit in the country entering last season, announced Monday on his Instagram account that he will declare for the NBA Draft. 6 overall in his latest mock draft, injury be damned.This season, Missouri finished with a 20-13 overall record but was bounced in the first round of the NCAA Tournament by No.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo was kissed on the cheek by one excited pitch invader
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo was kissed on the cheek by one excited pitch invader

Ronald Koeman has his first win as Netherlands coach with his side defeating 10-man Portugal 3-0 in Geneva. Former Manchester United winger Memphis Depay and ex-Liverpool forward Ryan Babel put the Dutch 2-0 ahead. And any chance of a comeback for Portugal ended when Joao Cancelo was sent off following a second booking after the hour mark. The game brought to an end Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo's run of scoring in nine consecutive games.

Sports Konta set for Venus Williams showdown in Miami
Author: 0 Konta set for Venus Williams showdown in Miami

Williams, who was forced to save three match points against Kiki Bertens on Sunday, remains on course to land her fourth title in Florida. "The first set was definitely all her, and she came up with some fantastic shots to break me at 5-5", three-time Miami Open champion Williams said.

Sports 76ers finally ready to put Markelle Fultz on display
Author: 0 76ers finally ready to put Markelle Fultz on display

More and more videos of Fultz's progression have surfaced over the last week, leading some to believe he'd return prior to the end of the season. "I'm so proud of him and the people around him. As you likely know, Fultz essentially lost his ability to shoot jumpers correctly earlier this season in a freakish national story, and has spent almost all season working to correct his shoulder muscles and shooting form.

Author: 0 I know I will be at Chelsea next year — Real Madrid target

Courtois and Chelsea have been in contract talks for several months but have been unable to agree on a deal. "If I can go to the World Cup with a clear idea - signing a new contract or waiting one more year - I will be relaxed". " I know I'm doing well and I'm coming into top form for the World Cup ". Thibaut Courtois has revealed he will be at Chelsea next season but has remained coy on whether that will be his last with the club.

Sports Huizenga, billionaire and sports franchise owner, dies at 80
Author: 0 Huizenga, billionaire and sports franchise owner, dies at 80

An assistant confirmed the news to the Associated Press on Friday. He also helped expand Blockbuster Video and AutoNation into highly-successful companies when he was at the helm. The Panthers retired the number 37, for Huizenga being born in 1937, in a pre-game ceremony two months ago. BILLIONAIRE business titan and Blockbuster co-founder Wayne Huizenga has died at the age of 80.

Sports New York Yankees: Bird's Wings Get Clipped Again
Author: 0 New York Yankees: Bird's Wings Get Clipped Again

While his initial test results only revealed inflammation , Bird is scheduled to see a foot specialist to make sure he isn't dealing with anything more problematic. So far this spring, Bird has slashed.154/.267/.231 with one homer, one double and four RBI over 18 games. As encouraged as the Yankees might have been for Bird's season, it was still hard to ignore the type of spring training he had been having at the plate.

Sports Ex-MLB Star Albert Belle Arrested On Indecent Exposure, DUI Charges
Author: 0 Ex-MLB Star Albert Belle Arrested On Indecent Exposure, DUI Charges

According to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, Belle, 51, faces two charges of indecent exposure, one charge of DUI-liquor/drugs/vapors/combo and one charge of DUI with BAC of.08 or more. He also had an infamous incident when he trucked Fernando Vina on the bases. He was caught using a corked bat in 1994 . He played two seasons with Baltimore before retiring at age 34 due to degenerative hip osteoarthritis.

Sports Jets rescind offer to All-Pro DT Ndamukong Suh
Author: 0 Jets rescind offer to All-Pro DT Ndamukong Suh

Johnson has been in charge of the Jets while his brother, primary owner Woody Johnson, serves as ambassador to the United Kingdom . The team was believed to have presented him with the most lucrative offer among the few teams that he met with since being let go by the Miami Dolphins .