Scotland v England: Squidge Rugby - Six Nations analysis with a difference

BBC Sport - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 01:59
Squidge Rugby looks at what we learned from England v Scotland ahead of the third round of the Six Nations this weekend.
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Women's T20 World Cup: Australia's Alyssa Healy removes India's Harmanpreet Kaur

BBC Sport - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 01:59
Australia receive a stroke of fortune as Alyssa Healy fumbles a stumping chance but the ball ricochets off her pads and into the stumps with Harmanpreet Kaur out of her ground.
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Raheem Sterling says Real Madrid are a 'fantastic club' but is 'really happy' at Manchester City

BBC Sport - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 01:37
Raheem Sterling says Real Madrid are a "fantastic club" but insists he is happy at Manchester City.
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Women's T20 World Cup: Shafali Verma, 16, hits first six of tournament

BBC Sport - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 01:32
Sixteen-year-old Shafali Verma hits the first six of the Women's T20 World Cup for India against hosts Australia.
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Mo Farah: Ex-UK Athletics chairman Ed Warner says he advised athlete to leave Alberto Salazar in 2015

BBC Sport - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 01:12
Former UK Athletics chairman Ed Warner says he tried to convince Mo Farah to leave his now disgraced ex-coach Alberto Salazar in 2015.
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Netball Superleague: 'Looking after player mental health is important' - Laura Malcolm

BBC Sport - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 00:44
Manchester Thunder's Laura Malcolm says looking after a player's mental health is "more important than the body".
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Report: Eric Bieniemy withdraws from consideration for Colorado job

Yahoo Sport - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 00:36

Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy has removed himself from consideration for the head coaching job at the University of Colorado, according to Mike Klis of 9News. Bieniemy, a Colorado alumnus, has been pursued by the school since previous head coach Mel Tucker bolted for a job at Michigan State last week. Bieniemy told the school Wednesday night he was no longer interested in the position and rebuffed further efforts from the school on Thursday.

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Barnes makes 7 3-pointers in Kings' win over Grizzlies

Yahoo Sport - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 23:58

Harrison Barnes scored a season-high 32 points and matched his career high with seven 3, De'Aaron Fox added 26 and Sacramento beat the Memphis Grizzlies 129-125 on Thursday night. "No matter what you have to try to start this second part of the season with a win," Hield said. "Every game is a must-win and (we) have to play every game like our back is against the wall if we want to make things interesting, and we can."

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Tillie leads No. 2 Gonzaga over San Francisco 71-54

Yahoo Sport - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 23:51

For the second time this season, San Francisco led second-ranked Gonzaga at halftime, and for the second time the Bulldogs needed a big second half to rally for a victory. Gonzaga coach Mark Few had a few words for his team at halftime Thursday night. ''Just be us,'' Few said after the Zags beat San Francisco 71-54.

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James Harden, Rockets roll to 135-105 rout of young Warriors

Yahoo Sport - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 23:49

Russell Westbrook vowed to better control his emotions down the stretch of the regular season. James Harden had 29 points and 10 assists, Westbrook added 21 points and 10 assists before being ejected, and the Houston Rockets beat the cold-shooting Golden State Warriors 135-105 on Thursday night in the teams' first game back from the All-Star break. Things got testy with 6:04 to play when Westbrook tussled with several Warriors, including bumping Damion Lee but ''it wasn't on purpose.'' After a replay review, Westbrook received his second technical of the night and was ejected.

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Warriors takeaways: What we learned in 135-105 blowout loss to Rockets

Yahoo Sport - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 23:31

The Warriors (12-43) played perhaps their best game of the season the last time they faced the Houston Rockets (34-20), handily beating them on Christmas Day. No such miracles happened Thursday, however, as the Rockets easily beat the Warriors 135-105. James Harden scored 32 points, while Russell Westbrook turned in a double-double as Houston handed Golden State its fifth straight loss.

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Chris Smalling hopes for England recall for Euro 2020

BBC Sport - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 23:15
Roma defender Chris Smalling still hopes he can make England's Euro 2020 squad despite not playing for Gareth Southgate's team since 2017.
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Watch Russell Westbrook get ejected for elbowing Warriors' Damion Lee

Yahoo Sport - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 23:10

The Warriors and Rockets saved the fireworks for the end. The superior Rockets coasted to a 135-105 victory, and led by double digits for the vast majority of the contest. The Warriors had trouble containing Houston's star backcourt of James Harden and Russell Westbrook, who combined for 50 points in the victory.

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Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury II: 'He's cut no corners' - inside Team Fury

BBC Sport - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 23:09
BBC Sport meets the team behind Tyson Fury, including new trainer SugarHill Steward, Andy Lee and cutman Jacob 'Stitch' Duran, before Saturday's WBC world heavyweight title fight with Deontay Wilder.
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Alec Burks has no trouble scoring, but struggles with bell ringing

Yahoo Sport - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 22:44

Alec Burks didn't have much trouble when it came to scoring Thursday night. One of the newest Sixers gave the team exactly what it needed, pouring in 19 points - including five of the team's nine points in OT - in a comeback win over the Nets (see observations). Burks did have issues with the team's postgame locker room celebration, though.

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Embiid has 39, powers 76ers past Nets in overtime, 112-104

Yahoo Sport - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 22:35

A few weeks before the All-Star break, Joel Embiid said he wasn't having much fun on the basketball floor this season. Embiid was back to his old self Thursday night, flapping his arms to the crowd, smiling from ear to ear and taking over a game at critical moments. Embiid had 39 points and 16 rebounds, Alec Burks and Shake Milton added big baskets in overtime and the Philadelphia 76ers extended their dominance at home with a 112-104 victory over the Brooklyn Nets.

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Red Sox fans won't be happy with how much the Brewers are paying Brock Holt

Yahoo Sport - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 22:15

The Boston Red Sox have had a rough offseason. The latest news concerning the Red Sox is in relation to the contract that Brock Holt signed with the Milwaukee Brewers. Holt, a team leader who had spent almost all of his major league career with the Red Sox, left the team in free agency, but it wasn't because he wanted to leave.

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3 NFL teams that should try to sign Teddy Bridgewater

Yahoo Sport - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 20:45

NFL Free Agency kicks off on March 18th, which means we are inching closer to one of the most impactful days on the league's calendar. Few players are likely going to draw as much attention on the open market as New Orleans Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. With Drew Brees announcing he will return for another season, it seems likely that Bridgewater will test free agency. There are definitely some teams that could use his talents.

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'Hard no' on NFL labor deal may signal problem

Yahoo Sport - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 20:13

Texans star J.J. Watt shot down the league's proposed collective bargaining agreement, which may hint that many other players will vote against it.

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Report: Lions release DT Damon 'Snacks' Harrison six months after signing him to extension

Yahoo Sport - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 19:37

Damon “Snacks” Harrison held out of OTAs and minicamps during last year's offseason to get a contract extension from the Detroit Lions. Now, the team is cutting the former All-Pro defensive tackle, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. One of the top interior run-stuffers in the league for years, Harrison posted 49 total tackles last season — his lowest total since his rookie year — for a Detroit defense that was 13th in the league against the run.

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