• Luis Enrique replacement at Barcelona will dictate Lionel Messi's future

    Reports in Spain claim he will leave Barcelona at the end of the season. Barça are off the pace in La Liga and on the brink of being knocked out of the Champions League by Paris Saint-Germain. According to Diario Sport: "Enrique will finish the season, but it's no secret that he has no strength and no interest in signing a new deal.

    International Business Times
  • UFC fighter asks for Ronda Rousey after knocking out her boyfriend

    Derrick Lewis brought up Travis Browne’s past domestic abuse allegations and took a step further when he brought up his opponent’s current girlfriend, the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion.

  • Tennis - Federer wants Rafa as Laver Cup doubles partner

    - Roger Federer revealed on Monday he wants to join forces in doubles with arch rival Rafael Nadal at the inaugural Laver Cup this year. The Swiss great made the confession at the unveiling of the new tournament scheduled for Prague in September which will pit a Bjorn Borg-captained European team against John McEnroe's rest of the world. Federer, who beat Nadal in the Australian Open final last month, admitted on Monday: "I've always wanted to play with Rafa... just because our rivalry has been so special.

  • Dustin Johnson: Drugs, affairs, and the silence that shames golf

    Heard the one about the top-10 golfer who failed three drug tests in five years, including two for cocaine, while allegedly carrying on liaisons with the wife of at least one fellow tour player? If not, then those PGA Tour mandarins in Florida would prefer to keep it that way. For the name of Dustin Johnson is one that they have, for three months, been seeking desperately to expunge.

    The Telegraph
  • This outfielder ran through a wall but still gave up an inside-the-park grand slam

    Austin Bogart gave it his all, but still still couldn’t prevent an inside-the-park grand slam. If I told you that you were about to watch an inside-the-park grand slam, you’d probably think that’s pretty exciting, right? How do you hit an inside-the-park grand slam?

    Big League Stew
  • Twitter can't get over this English cricketer who was sold for $2 million at the IPL auctions

    The Indian Premier League (IPL) auctions were held in Bangalore on Monday. For the uninitiated, IPL is a Twenty20 cricket tournament held in India in April-May and draws players from across the globe in a month-long extravaganza.  This is its tenth year and the English Premier League replica is now one of the richest and buzziest sporting events of the world.  SEE ALSO: Apple's iOS 10.3 is an update cricket fans will love Unsurprisingly, Twitter couldn't hold its own while the auctions happened.  Besides ensuring that #IPLAuction topped worldwide trends for the better part of the day, Indian cricket fans couldn't stop talking about English cricketer Ben Stokes, who fetched an astronomical sum of Rs. 1.45 billion ($2 million) at the auction, making him the highest overseas purchase in IPL's decade-long history. Ben Stokes sold for $2 million at the #IPLAuction Making him the most expensive overseas buy in IPL history! pic.twitter.com/sOHF9E1tDo — BigSport (@BigSportGB) February 20, 2017 Jokes, memes, GIFs and comments galore. Ben Stokes is the muse of the day. #IPLAuction Hey England, we've given you 14.5 cr for Stokes, 12 cr for Mills, and 4.2 cr for Woakes.Now at least give back the Kohinoor. — Fandromeda (@PlayFandromeda) February 20, 2017 With 14.5 crores in the bag Ben Stokes can start a PSL of his own #IPLAuction #IPL — Virender Sehwag (@VirenderSehweg) February 20, 2017 Ben Stokes sold for 14.5Cr? BenC #IPLAuction . — :Prachi L (@Prachi_licious) February 20, 2017 Ben Strokes sold for 14.5 crores and everyone be like #IPLAuction pic.twitter.com/mD1lUyD3Hk — Aditya (@IM_CHANDELIYA) February 20, 2017 Stokes = 14.5 croresMills = 12 croresNobody would have believed us if we said we'll buy the English 70 years later.#IPL #IPLAuction — Ankita Patel  (@Ankitaa55) February 20, 2017 Ben Stokes can start his own IPL franchise and buy all the unsold players.#IPLAuction — Gaurav Sethi (@BoredCricket) February 20, 2017 Stokes 'Ben' sold for 14.5 crores. Only a Gujarati can make so much money in one day. #IPLAuction — Sagar (@sagarcasm) February 20, 2017 #BenStokes Watching his price going up in #IPLAuction #IPL2017 #IPL10 pic.twitter.com/YKLvVVSCOq — IndiaGlitz - Telugu (@igtelugu) February 20, 2017 After #IPLAuction , Ben Stokes b like. pic.twitter.com/PbxiEoDwkd — Kuptaan  (@Kuptaan) February 20, 2017 There was some general amusement over IPL's riches as well.  Pic1- #IPLAuction Pic2- PSL Auction pic.twitter.com/xv0TMPb0jw — MumBaekar.. (@katamulgi) February 20, 2017 And a few barbs at some selections made by the franchises.  Give DD a few years and they will field a team with 7 Indian wicketkeepers and 4 overseas' wicketkeepers. #IPLAuction — Gaurav Sethi (@BoredCricket) February 20, 2017 Dravid is a gentleman. His wife says he is a keeper. And he keeps buying keepers. #IPLAuction — Sagar (@sagarcasm) February 20, 2017 If Virat Kohli was to put up for #IPLAuction , Mukesh Ambani will have to sell his house Antilia to buy him. — PhD in Bak*****!! (@Atheist_Krishna) February 20, 2017 Gujarat's cleverly waiting for the 2nd hand sale next week when they can purchase players for a 60-70% discount. #IPLAuction — Fandromeda (@PlayFandromeda) February 20, 2017 Hotel staff not serving tea to Gujarat Lions'Sir first you have to buy something'#IPLAuction — Sameer Allana (@HitmanCricket) February 20, 2017 Reaction of Ishant Sharma after he remained unsold in #IPLAuction pic.twitter.com/mWaRKqo7rP — PhD in Bak*****!! (@Atheist_Krishna) February 20, 2017 Sanjiv Goenka is being dorky. Released M Ashwin, now wants him back. RPS behaving like a girl wanting her ex back. What is this #IPLAuction — Samreen Razzaqui (@SamreenRazzaqui) February 20, 2017 And on the omission of Pakistani cricketers...  The reason why Pakistani players are not included in #IPLAuction is they already are sold out....to the bookies. — Smoking Skills (@SmokingSkills_) February 20, 2017 Surely when it's cricket, India can never have enough! BONUS: Premier League Plans Crackdown on Bootleg Video and Vines

  • Johny Hendricks Upends Hector Lombard in Successful Middleweight Debut (UFC Halifax Results)

    Johny Hendricks really had no option but to move to middleweight, but he looked good in his debut, getting the better of Hector Lombard at UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne on Sunday in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The bout was Hendricks’ first at 185 pounds after numerous struggles making the welterweight limit forced him up a weight class. Lombard controlled most of the clinch work in the first round and throughout the fight, but couldn’t find many opportunities to do damage.

    MMA Weekly
  • Sources: Kings agree to trade DeMarcus Cousins to Pelicans

    DeMarcus Cousins played seven seasons with the Kings. After promising DeMarcus Cousins privately and publicly that he wouldn’t be moved prior to Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, the Sacramento Kings unloaded the three-time All-Star center to the New Orleans Pelicans, league sources told The Vertical. New Orleans will send guard Buddy Hield, 2017 first- and second-round picks, and guards Tyreke Evans and Langston Galloway to Sacramento for Cousins and forward Omri Casspi, league sources told The Vertical.

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  • Dolphins and Jags reportedly working on deal

    According to a report, the Jaguars and Dolphins are working on a trade involving Branden Albert and Julius Thomas. Mike Florio breaks down the potential deal.

    NBC Sports
  • Miami Dolphins given more time to add youth with Cameron Wake’s new deal

    Signing Cameron Wake to a contract extension, the Miami Dolphins have given themselves more time to find his future replacement. The post Miami Dolphins given more time to add youth with Cameron Wake’s new deal appeared first on Cover32.

  • Indians taking slow approach with ace Corey Kluber

    Cleveland manager Terry Francona said Sunday the team will take a slow approach this spring with Kluber, a workhorse for the Indians a year ago. ''We've told Kluber because we are slowing him down a little bit, if he's not ready for Game 1, we can adjust,'' Francona said.

    The Associated Press
  • Jose Mourinho not feeling in a confident mood ahead of Manchester United's FA Cup clash with Chelsea

    Jose Mourinho claimed that Chelsea are the favourites for next month’s FA Cup quarter-final because they are not suffering from the kind of fixture congestion that he believes is threatening to drag Manchester United down. In the wake of a narrow 2-1 win at Blackburn, the United manager said his mind was too full of the club’s upcoming commitment to even think about a return to Stamford Bridge. “I have to play St Etienne on Wednesday, I have to play the League Cup final on Sunday.

    The Independent
  • Will Cowboys help Tony Romo on his way out?

    Cowboys beat writer Charean Williams explains why it's unlikely for Tony Romo to be traded, which team is the best fit for him and why JPP would be a nice fit in Dallas.

    NBC Sports
  • LaLiga: Dani Alves launches SCATHING attack on Barcelona board

    Dani Alves won 23 titles across eight seasons at Barcelona but the manner of his departure left a bitter taste for the Brazil international.

  • Motor racing-Hamilton has "zero problems" with Bottas

    Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton has clarified comments about not wanting to share data with Formula One team mates and says he has "zero problems" with new Mercedes arrival Valtteri Bottas. Hamilton told a Facebook Live session with F1 sponsor UBS last Friday that drivers should do their own "homework" rather than be able to copy a team mate's racing lines and braking points. "When we're driving we're picking out braking points, bumps, tyre rubber marks on the track, all these different things to help get you through the corner quickest ... but because of this (shared) data they (team mates) can just copy you.

  • IPL 2017 auction: Final team-wise list of players sold

    A look at each franchise after the conclusion of the IPL 2017 auction

    International Business Times
  • Connor Barwin could be traded by the Philadelphia Eagles

    Likely one of the Philadelphia Eagles cap casualties this offseason, Connor Barwin could be traded rather than being released. The post Connor Barwin could be traded by the Philadelphia Eagles appeared first on Cover32.

  • How 10 Facebook comments tell the story of Dexter Fowler, the Cardinals and America in 2017

    Dexter Fowler signed a five-year contract with the Cardinals in December. At 2:27 p.m. Saturday, a Facebook page called St. Louis Cardinals True Fans linked to a story with an attention-grabbing headline: “Cardinals Outfielder Expresses Discontent With President Trump.” Within two minutes, the first comment appeared underneath the post. Dexter Fowler, the marquee acquisition of the St. Louis Cardinals’ offseason, a center fielder to whom they guaranteed $82.5 million, neither had mentioned the president by name nor criticized his policies.

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  • Should the Buffalo Bills pursue Patrick Mahomes during the draft?

    In need of a future franchise quarterback, should the Buffalo Bills pursue Patrick Mahomes during this year's NFL Draft? The post Should the Buffalo Bills pursue Patrick Mahomes during the draft? appeared first on Cover32.

  • Kyrie Irving: Reaction to world is flat comment 'hilarious'

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Kyrie Irving is the point guard for the world champions.

    Associated Press