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Trump mulls creation of new armed forces wing 'Space Force' Trump mulls creation of new armed forces wing 'Space Force'
- March 16, 2018

March 13, 2018 . "We are a country at war and we need to tell the nation the important work the Air Force is doing around the globe on a daily basis", said Peters . The problem is Trump's administration actively opposed the idea of a Space Force previous year. He mentioned his idea on Tuesday while speaking to members of the USA military at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar , according to CNBC . (more...)
Oakland Raiders sign Jordy Nelson, release Michael Crabtree Oakland Raiders sign Jordy Nelson, release Michael Crabtree
- March 16, 2018

He was scheduled to take visits with the Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints , but those trips never happened. Nelson built his reputation as one of the NFL's most dependable receivers in Green Bay, also developing a strong rapport with quarterback Aaron Rodgers , who wrote in an Instagram after Nelson's release on Tuesday: "Hard to find the right words today to express what 87 means to me". (more...)
Team Sky's Michal Kwiatkowski clinches Tirreno-Adriatico Team Sky's Michal Kwiatkowski clinches Tirreno-Adriatico
- March 16, 2018

Kittel's other stage win was for the sprinters on Thursday. "Today's win is also special because it's the birthday of team-mate Nathan Haas and it wasn't an easy stage at all". Poland's Michal Kwiatkowski, center, victor of the Tirreno Adriatico cycling race, celebrates on the podium with second placed Damiano Caruso , left, and third placed Britain's Geraint Thomas , in San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. (more...)
Matt Damon Reportedly Moving To Australia Because Of President Trump Matt Damon Reportedly Moving To Australia Because Of President Trump
- March 16, 2018

At least that's what the New York Post is reporting . Damon, 47, reportedly has purchased a property in Byron Bay , New South Wales, according to Sydney's Sunday Telegraph . She was treated by paramedics on the scene and comforted by her parents, Luciana Barroso and Matt Damon . "Matt has visited Australia several times recently, but he has not bought a house there nor is he moving there", Allen told the Globe. (more...)
Wijnaldum reveals who he would like to avoid in Champions League draw Wijnaldum reveals who he would like to avoid in Champions League draw
- March 16, 2018

That was a sign of the defensive troubles that have continued to plague Liverpool . They have scored 47 goals in 28 games in the league and 11 goals in 8 games in the Champions League . They do have one other concern, though. "We play Wednesday night against Manchester City and then play Everton at 12.30 three days later". Watford have 10 players now unavailable for a variety of reasons, which is posing quite the selection headache to manager Javi Gracia. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather Is Taking His MMA Training Seriously Floyd Mayweather Is Taking His MMA Training Seriously
- March 16, 2018

There's been a lot of speculation about whether the 41-year-old would make a crossover to the sport, especially considering McGregor did the opposite for their record breaking bout in Las Vegas . "I'll probably need a little bit longer [than three months]", Mayweather said. 'We gonna make it happen'. It would be great to see Mayweather inside an Octagon for an MMA fight with the UFC, but at the moment, it still sounds more like a dream than a reality despite the optimism of the boxer. (more...)
Man United's McTominay eager to repay Mourinho faith
- March 16, 2018

The three time Champions League winners produced no memorable moments. Sevilla triumphed 2-1 on the night and on aggregate. The visitors were deserving winners as they controlled the game throughout, but had to wait for Ben Yedder's introduction as a substitute 18 minutes from time to add a clinical finish by taking his Champions League tally for the season to eight goals in seven appearances. (more...)
Portland Trail Blazers Overcome LeBron James, Win 11th Straight Portland Trail Blazers Overcome LeBron James, Win 11th Straight
- March 16, 2018

James finished with 35 points on 15-of-25 shooting (how bad could his shot selection have been with those numbers?), 14 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 steals and 3 blocks, but he also had six turnovers, including a costly one with 2:20 left, and missed a layup with 32 seconds left and the Cavaliers down only five points. (more...)
Arizona won't have to vacate any NCAA tourney wins after all Arizona won't have to vacate any NCAA tourney wins after all
- March 16, 2018

Under Sean Miller , the Wildcats have failed to get out of the first round twice in the last three seasons and have never made it to the Final Four . Previous year the Orange were left out of a chance at a national championship , leading them to lose in the second round of the NIT tournament . (more...)
EPL: Alexis Sanchez reveals how Wenger nearly blocked Manchester United move EPL: Alexis Sanchez reveals how Wenger nearly blocked Manchester United move
- March 16, 2018

The Chilean worldwide struggled to have any positive influence on the game and has drawn heavy criticism for his performance as United crashed out of the Champions League at Old Trafford. It's too individual. He is giving the ball away too often. "Surely the manager must see Sanchez's not been good enough". " Arsene Wenger was very kind to me, he wouldn't let me leave". (more...)
De Boer actually reacts to Jose Mourinho criticism De Boer actually reacts to Jose Mourinho criticism
- March 16, 2018

Frank de Boer has reacted calmly after Jose Mourinho called him the worst manager in Premier League history. According to the Portuguese manager, the players were joking about the own goal in the dressing room after the match. "The best thing that can happen for a kid is to have experience and Marcus is having these experiences". It was also about England and the World Cup. (more...)
CHELTENHAM: Injured Ruby Walsh to miss rest of Festival CHELTENHAM: Injured Ruby Walsh to miss rest of Festival
- March 16, 2018

Trainer Willie Mullins, for whom Walsh was supposed to have ridden Douvan in the Queen Mother Champion Chase, said that early indications were that it was a break. The 38-year-old Kildare man's sister Jennifer released a statement afterwards: "Unfortunately he has aggravated a recent leg injury and will see his consultant in Dublin next week for further assessment". (more...)
Roger Federer defeats Chung Hyeon, rolls into Indian Wells tennis semifinals Roger Federer defeats Chung Hyeon, rolls into Indian Wells tennis semifinals
- March 16, 2018

Since starting the season at the Australian Open , the Swiss is on a streak with a 15-0 record. If he makes it to Sunday's final and wins he will reach a career best 17 consecutive wins. "I think that was maybe the key to the match, those 10 to 15 minutes". Awaiting him in the last four is Coric , the Croatian upsetting seventh seed Kevin Anderson 2-6 6-4 7-6 (7-3). (more...)
Georgia reportedly finalizes deal with Tom Crean, settles on big annual salary Georgia reportedly finalizes deal with Tom Crean, settles on big annual salary
- March 16, 2018

He's free to talk to Georgia as much as he wants. The Bulldogs have not been to the NCAA tournament since 2015. UGA has also been interested in Earl Grant, Shake Smart and Greg McGarity. Crean will earn $3.2 million per year on his six-year contract, according to The Athens Banner-Herald. Crean eventually took over one of college basketball's blue-blood programs following his tenure at Marquette when the IN job opened after Kelvin Sampson resigned IN 2008 because of a recruiting ... (more...)
Team earns their first NCAA Tourney win in 24 years Team earns their first NCAA Tourney win in 24 years
- March 16, 2018

No. 6 Houston narrowly avoided an upset in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday night thanks to this clutch layup by Rob Gray . ( 5) OHIO STATE 81, (12) SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 73: Kam Williams made a tiebreaking four-point play with 1:36 left, then added a trio of free throws after being fouled on another 3-point attempt to lift the Buckeyes (25-8) over South Dakota State (28-7) at Boise. (more...)
Sexton leads Alabama past Virginia Tech in first round of NCAA Tournament Sexton leads Alabama past Virginia Tech in first round of NCAA Tournament
- March 16, 2018

The Crimson Tide's victory came almost a dozen years to the day of its last NCAA Tournament win when Mark Gottfried's Alabama squad knocked off Marquette 90-85 as a No. 13 seed Buffalo pulled off the biggest upset of the NCAA tournament's opening round, rolling over No. 4 seed Arizona 89-68 in the South region Thursday night. (more...)
Aaron Judge spoken to by Brian Cashman about Wednesday's Manny Machado comments Aaron Judge spoken to by Brian Cashman about Wednesday's Manny Machado comments
- March 16, 2018

Under MLB's collective bargaining agreement, players who have less than three full years of service time have their salary determined by the team. It's not a good look when a player is actively recruiting another player when he's still under contract. (more...)
Barca midfielder Busquets out for three weeks with toe injury Barca midfielder Busquets out for three weeks with toe injury
- March 16, 2018

The win was signed, sealed and delivered though, in the second half, when mistake from Cesar Azpilicueta allowed Messi to net his second goal of the game, making it 3-0, whilst also scoring his 100th goal in Champions League football. (more...)
Raiders make RB Doug Martin signing official Raiders make RB Doug Martin signing official
- March 16, 2018

What does this mean for the future of Marshawn Lynch with the team? Lynch wasn't very stellar in his first year in Oakland and will come with a $6M cap hit this year, far too expensive for his lack of production. Martin, 29, was released by the Buccaneers in advance of free agency following an up-and-down career with the team that drafted him in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft . (more...)
Six Nations: Iain Henderson returns for Ireland's Grand Slam bid Six Nations: Iain Henderson returns for Ireland's Grand Slam bid
- March 16, 2018

Iain Henderson has been restored to the Ireland team for Saturday's Six Nations Grand Slam match against England . Meanwhile fullback Rob Kearney is set to be fit as Ireland chase just a third Grand Slam to set alongside their 1948 and 2009 Championship clean sweeps. (more...)