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Sport Leicester City forward Riyad Mahrez performing better than ever, says Claude Puel
Author: 0 Leicester City forward Riyad Mahrez performing better than ever, says Claude Puel

Mahrez is set for a more prominent role and captain Wes Morgan could further boost Leicester after recovering from the hamstring injury that has kept him out since the turn of the year. "It was important Riyad gave his feeling in the dressing room, but the details will remain inside the club", said Puel. "I think for our fans, it will be important to put it right (the City game)", Puel said.

Sport Ex-All-Star and Dodger pitcher Esteban Loaiza denies dealing cocaine
Author: 0 Ex-All-Star and Dodger pitcher Esteban Loaiza denies dealing cocaine

He is being held in lieu of $200,000 bail. The defendant, a Tijuana native who attended Mar Vista High School in Imperial Beach, was under surveillance last Friday when he left his home in a suspected drug vehicle, authorities said. The pitcher made over $43 million in his career, according to Baseball Reference. That led them to obtain a search warrant for Loaiza's rental home, where they found the packages of drugs, according to investigators.

Sport Jurgen Klopp unsure on Simon Mignolet's future at Liverpool
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp unsure on Simon Mignolet's future at Liverpool

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp has praised defender Virgil van Dijk's composed display during Sunday's 2-0 Premier League victory over Southampton as the Dutchman returned to St. "There were a few really good saves, important saves, good decisions - really smart decisions with quick restarts and stuff like that". Karius has started the club's last five league games, helping Liverpool notch three wins and keeping two clean sheets in the process.

Sport Manchester United dealt blow as Arturo Vidal commits future to Bayern Munich
Author: 0 Manchester United dealt blow as Arturo Vidal commits future to Bayern Munich

Vidal, an experienced 30-year-old Chilean worldwide, joined Bayern from Italian giants Juventus in the summer of 2015 for a fee in the region of 40 million Euro. Growing Bayern's fanbase in the USA is a key commercial objective for the Germans, who up to this point have chosen to expand through a grassroots coaching partnership with Global Premier Soccer which has reached over 90,000 children and 6,000 coaches in 101 clubs across the US.

Sport Victor Moses fires 'very important' second goal for Chelsea
Author: 0 Victor Moses fires 'very important' second goal for Chelsea

West Brom , meanwhile, are seven points from safety after one win in 25 league games. The injury to Sturridge was doubly frustrating because of the chances Pardew's side subsequently missed against a Chelsea defence that looked at times to be lacking in confidence after two consecutive defeats.

Sport Froome blasts 'misinformation' in doping case on return to racing
Author: 0 Froome blasts 'misinformation' in doping case on return to racing

Chris Froome promised to prove his innocence as he spoke in public today for the first time since it was revealed that he had returned an adverse finding in a drug test conducted a year ago. Crowds of children, some wearing replica Team Sky Lycra, gathered round him at the finish and he duly signed autographs. Froome announced his intention to ride the Giro in November.

Sport Juve face stiff test after Spurs draw
Author: 0 Juve face stiff test after Spurs draw

With no gaps appearing, Higuain smashed the ball straight down the middle and it cannoned off the crossbar. After that we had the chance for 3-1 with the penalty but Higuain missed it. "The thought that kept in everybody's head was we have to turn it around, there's no other option now, we're 2-0 down and there's only one way and that's to create something, try to come back", he said .

Sport USA teen star Kim melts hearts with tearful snowboarding gold
Author: 0 USA teen star Kim melts hearts with tearful snowboarding gold

Kim's elation following her 93.75 run was obvious. "I actually only found out my grandma was at the bottom before my second run", she said . Kim qualified for the women's halfpipe in first place along with three of her teammates from Team USA over the weekend.

Sport Vincent Kompany and Fabian Delph recalled to defence
Author: 0 Vincent Kompany and Fabian Delph recalled to defence

Manchester City will not take their foot of the gas against Basel despite winning the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie 4-0 in Switzerland on Tuesday, according to club captain Vincent Kompany . While they did do comparatively well under Manuel Pellegrini, their best return in the Champions League still remains a semi-final appearance during the 2015/16 season.

Sport Portraits of Barack, Michelle Obama revealed at National Gallery
Author: 0 Portraits of Barack, Michelle Obama revealed at National Gallery

At a ceremony Monday to unveil portraits of him and former first lady Michelle Obama , the former president said artist Kehinde Wiley cheerfully ignored nearly all of his suggestions. A second and different set of portraits of the former first couple will eventually hang in the White House . Barack Obama stands next to his newly unveiled portrait.

Sport Statue of Liberty image cleared for US helmets
Author: 0 Statue of Liberty image cleared for US helmets

This Reuters photo shows USA women's hockey team goaltender Nicole Hensley wearing a mask with an image of the Statue of Liberty at Kwandong Hockey Centre in Gangneung on February 13, 2018. "Masks are approved", USA Hockey spokeswoman Andrea Mazzarelli said in an email. We'll see how this turns out, but one way or another, we should know soon; Allen's piece notes that a decision is expected before the USA game against Russia Tuesday, which takes place at 7:10 a.m.

Sport Abigail Ottinger Says Kareem Hunt 'Shoved & Pushed' Her
Author: 0 Abigail Ottinger Says Kareem Hunt 'Shoved & Pushed' Her

According to Ottinger, she and a friend were with Hunt and his group on a party bus going to different Cleveland bars. The Chiefs told KMBC 9 News they don't have any comment on the situation. Ottinger's friend told police that "all the boys" began "chasing" Ottinger, the report says . Hunt's friend said he took the Ottinger's phone and threw it away from her , but didn't know how her friend's phone became damaged, the report says.

Sport Adrien Broner arrested for alleged sexual battery
Author: 0 Adrien Broner arrested for alleged sexual battery

Adrien Broner ". After being interviewed by police, he was charged with misdemeanor sexual battery and taken to Fulton County Jail . Here is video moments before his arrest . Back in September, Broner was recorded knocking a man out and shoving a woman in Las Vegas. Broner appeared in front of a judge at 9 a.m. Tuesday morning, TMZ says.

Sport Ex-MLB pitcher Esteban Loaiza arrested on drug charges
Author: 0 Ex-MLB pitcher Esteban Loaiza arrested on drug charges

Loaiza is being held on a $200,000 bond and heads to court on Wednesday. Loaiza, 46, was also charged with felony counts of possession or purchase of narcotics and transportation or sale of narcotics. He made three relief appearances for the South Siders in 2008 before the team released him, ending his career. Loaiza was previously arrested in 2006 when he played for the Oakland Athletics .

Sport DeVos's Education Dept. Officially Abandons Trans Students
Author: 0 DeVos's Education Dept. Officially Abandons Trans Students

Liz Hill, a spokeperson for the agency, said that the Education Department's position is that Title IX , a 1972 federal civil rights law, does not cover restroom complaints from transgender students. Nearly one year ago, the department under Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made national headlines by rolling back Obama-era steps on transgender student protections.

Sport Winter Olympics: Team GB skater Elise Christie crashes out in 500m final
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: Team GB skater Elise Christie crashes out in 500m final

Christie, who was seeking a first Olympic medal, was trying to barge through to third place on the final lap of the race when she appeared to catch Yara van Kerkhof of the Netherlands. This one was far less eventful, but the regret will be the sluggish start that left her needing to take desperate measures. Christie looked up from the ice in disbelief after she felt Dutch rival Yara van Kerkhof caused her to lose her balance.

Sport Don't Ever Compare Tom Brady to Michael Jordan, Again
Author: 0 Don't Ever Compare Tom Brady to Michael Jordan, Again

Jenkins said that he believes "there are still a lot of coaches out there that don't trust the Patriots ", which could lead them to "do some fake plays in case anybody's watching". Playing the entire season without their All-Star wide receiver Julian Edelman, New England gave everything they had and fell short to an excellent Philadelphia team.

Sport Potter writes his personal superb script at Pebble Seaside
Author: 0 Potter writes his personal superb script at Pebble Seaside

The 34-year-old has a great story. Potter shared the lead with Dustin Johnson entering Sunday, which was the first time in Potter's career that he had held or shared the 54-hole lead. As already stated above, Aphibarnrat bumbled his way to the final with both his quarter-final and semi-final opponents messing up the final hole and the runner-up, Nitties, should have been knocked out in the first round.

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