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Sports Mexico-Canada joint bid submits application to host 2026 World Cup
Author: 0 Mexico-Canada joint bid submits application to host 2026 World Cup

The United Bid announced its list of 23 Candidate Host Cities that are included in the Bid Book yesterday afternoon. Both cities withdrew from consideration with announcements earlier Thursday. "Being selected as part of the North American bid to host the World Cup shows what working together can accomplish". The candidate cities were announced in advance of the final bid submission Friday to the world governing body of soccer in Zurich.

Author: 0 Vikings sign Sheldon Richardson

But if he can avoid big issues on that front in Seattle, Richardson will help the team defense and bring IDP upside. Richardson heads to Minnesota after one season with the Seahawks. The former Missouri Tigers standout racked up 27 total tackles, one sack, one forced fumble and one interception. It's not hard to see why he'd want to join the Vikings after leaving Seattle as with the Jets, as well, as he's accustomed to playing within great defenses.

Sports Butler: 'I never got a reason (for Super Bowl benching)'
Author: 0 Butler: 'I never got a reason (for Super Bowl benching)'

He said he hasn't talked to Belichick since the Super Bowl , and thus doesn't know why for sure, but he has a theory. The Boston Herald's Jeff Howe had reported the Patriots told Butler (before the start of the 2016 season) that they did not plan on offering any cornerback $10 million-plus per year.

Sports Jose Mourinho Scorches Frank De Boer Over Rashford Comments
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Scorches Frank De Boer Over Rashford Comments

My ears pricked up at that line because I was convinced the boss had sold himself short. "I'm really happy with Marcus". Marcus is no.1 and holds a clear lead over his team-mates. "If you go to his numbers and how many matches he played with me last season and this season, maybe I am wrong, but I would say he is probably in the top five players with the most matches over two seasons".

Sports West Ham vow life bans for pitch invaders
Author: 0 West Ham vow life bans for pitch invaders

The Club is working in close conjunction with the Metropolitan Police to identify those individuals, who entered the pitch during the second half, and with stadium operator LS185, using London Stadium's high-quality CCTV footage, to identify those who threw missiles, both of which are specific offences under the Football (Offences) Act 1991.

Sports Eric Weddle pitches Michael Crabtree to the Ravens
Author: 0 Eric Weddle pitches Michael Crabtree to the Ravens

The franchise signed wide receiver Jordy Nelson . The 30-year-old wideout had at least eight touchdowns for the third straight season but recorded only 58 receptions for 618 yards. His 25 receiving touchdowns over these three seasons rank as the NFL's fifth most . The Ravens did agree with former Arizona Cardinals speedster John Brown on Tuesday before releasing veteran Jeremy Maclin on Wednesday.

Sports Southgate says England should go to World Cup in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Southgate says England should go to World Cup in Russian Federation

Southgate said his side could suffer if England fans decide against travelling to the tournament. The ministry said that it had "repeatedly warned that Western media would launch a full-scale media campaign to discredit Russian Federation and undermine its credibility as the host" of the World Cup .

Sports George Ford one of seven dropped by England for Ireland clash
Author: 0 George Ford one of seven dropped by England for Ireland clash

An RFU spokeswoman said: "Eddie has apologised for his inappropriate remarks, and the RFU is also very sorry for any offence caused and will apologise to the IRFU and WRU". England has lost back-to-back games, against Scotland and France . But Schmidt has opted to bring him back in for the Twickenham clash favouring his mobility over Toner's lineout strength.

Sports Tiger looks for ninth win at Bay Hill
Author: 0 Tiger looks for ninth win at Bay Hill

Coming off a tie for second at last week's Valspar Championship, Woods has raced into a share of the lead midway through the opening round at Florida's famed Bay Hill course. "No one's going to unseat his ability to do what he did on the golf course, what he can do mentally and how he can grind through stuff". But Woods responded with birdies on three of the next four holes, sinking a four-footer at the par-5 fourth and a three-footer at the par-5 sixth to set the stage for his greatest putt ...

Sports Patriots acquire Jason McCourty from Browns
Author: 0 Patriots acquire Jason McCourty from Browns

The Cleveland Browns are reportedly set to release veteran cornerback Jason McCourty , who signed a two-year contract with the team last May. The deal means Jason will join identical twin, former Pro Bowl S Devin McCourty , in a Patriots secondary that officially parted ways with Malcolm Butler this week.

Sports CSA to appeal Rabada's 2 match suspension
Author: 0 CSA to appeal Rabada's 2 match suspension

South African captain Faf du Plessis downplayed Rabada's contact with Smith as simply a "shirt flick" between two players. Philander posted a video clip to twitter to try and support his argument. "He could have avoided any contact but to me he is just as guilty . That's how I felt anyway", he said. "I take no pleasure in seeing a player suspended, particularly a young player of Kagiso's talent, but he has now breached the ICC code of conduct on a number of occasions.

Sports Real Madrid star Bale to play for Wales at China Cup tournament
Author: 0 Real Madrid star Bale to play for Wales at China Cup tournament

Ramsey will play for Arsenal against AC Milan in the Europa League on Thursday night before undergoing treatment on what Giggs described, when pushed, as a "private matter". "Gareth [Bale] lights up the pitch whenever he is on it". Everton defender Ashley Williams will continue as Wales captain, Giggs confirmed. "He has a game at the weekend [Real Madrid v Girona] and if he comes through that, he will be on the plane".

Sports Champions League quarter-final draw
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I think the first 15 years from these two guys were a holiday in comparison with what they had in the last 15 years of their job, because this social media thing, I'm not on social media, I don't read it, but it has influence from all sides, I don't really understand.

Sports Teddy Bridgewater: Inks deal with Jets
Author: 0 Teddy Bridgewater: Inks deal with Jets

But for the most part, we can expect most of the reported deals to be wrapped up, which could make for a boring start to free agency-most of the guys agreeing to deals they'll sign and their representatives simply setting the market. In 95 career games over 15 seasons, McCown has completed 60.4% of his passes for 17,168 yards with 97 touchdowns and 78 interceptions. He'll likely combine with Darron Lee to man the middle of the Jets' linebacker group.

Sports If you blinked, you missed the NFL's rapid free-agent QB reshuffling
Author: 0 If you blinked, you missed the NFL's rapid free-agent QB reshuffling

Winning and facilities. Those are two game-changers in sports these days - the first more than the second - and they are part of the reason the narrative has changed for multiple local teams in the previous year. That would surpass the current National Football League record for the highest average annual value of $27.5 million set by quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo's recent five-year, $137.5 million contract to re-sign with the San Francisco 49ers.

Sports NCAA Tournament UNC Greensboro vs. Gonzaga
Author: 0 NCAA Tournament UNC Greensboro vs. Gonzaga

Rounding out the Top 10 is No. 2 Villanova, No. 3 Xavier , No. 4 Kansas, No. 5 Michigan State, No. 6 Cincinnati, No. 7 Michigan and No. 8 Gonzaga . And with under two minutes to play, they had finally taken a lead. Alonso and Troy both finished with 16 points for UNCG, while James Dickey had a double-double of 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Sports Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane 'expected back in training next month'
Author: 0 Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane 'expected back in training next month'

The England forward suffered the problem during Sunday's 4-1 win at Bournemouth , and a scan to establish a clearer picture of the full extent of his injury had been delayed because of swelling around the joint. The injury immediately rules Kane out of Tottenham's FA Cup quarter-final meeting with Swansea City on Saturday and the subsequent worldwide break, with Gareth Southgate's side in friendly action against Netherlands and Italy.

Sports Jack Wilshere in line for England recall for Holland and Italy friendlies
Author: 0 Jack Wilshere in line for England recall for Holland and Italy friendlies

Arsenal midfielder Wilshere last played for his country at Euro 2016 but has been rewarded for winning his place back at Emirates Stadium, providing a boost ahead of the World Cup in Russian Federation. Burnley's Nick Pope has seen his fine Premier League form rewarded with a spot in a goalkeeping contingent which once again includes Joe Hart despite his struggles during a loan spell at West Ham.

Sports 49ers Trade C Daniel Kilgore to the Dolphins
Author: 0 49ers Trade C Daniel Kilgore to the Dolphins

Prompting that move was the 49ers' high-priced signing Wednesday of Weston Richburg to take over as their starting center. Kilgore is entering his eighth National Football League season after playing the previous seven years (2011-17) for San Francisco.

Sports Gennaro Gattuso Praises Arsenal's Jack Wilshere Amid AC Milan Transfer Talk
Author: 0 Gennaro Gattuso Praises Arsenal's Jack Wilshere Amid AC Milan Transfer Talk

Winning the Europa League could be Wenger's only opportunity to see his side into the Champions League next season as they are way behind the top-four in sixth place, 12 points behind Spurs. Speaking ahead of Thursday evening's clash at the Emirates Stadium, via Goal , Gattuso openly praised the 26-year-old, claiming that he was a keen admirer of his footballing talents.

Sports Patrick Robinson returns to Saints with 4-year deal
Author: 0 Patrick Robinson returns to Saints with 4-year deal

Originally a first-round pick by the Saints in the 2010 NFL Draft, Robinson bounced around between the Colts and Chargers over the last few years. Past year saw Robinson record 45 combined tackles, one sack, 18 defended passes and four interceptions.

Sports Roma knock Shakhtar Donetsk out of Champions League on away goals
Author: 0 Roma knock Shakhtar Donetsk out of Champions League on away goals

The Bosnian forward netted his first Champions League knockout goal and matched his best output in the competition since the 2009-10 campaign with four goals in total. "The team is growing a lot". The Ukrainian side were pushing for an equaliser and their Argentine forward was in a rush to get the ball back in play.