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The International Football Association Board (IFAB) meeting in Zurich is widely expected to rubber-stamp the move already backed by FIFA's top brass, including president Gianni Infantino. It is now being used in selected domestic cup matches. Communication was unclear during reviews lasting minutes instead of a handful of seconds, which was the target suggested in 2016 when the protocol for using VAR was shaped and trials began.
  • NHL Playoff Race: Boston Bruins Take Second Place In The Atlantic

    NHL Playoff Race: Boston Bruins Take Second Place In The Atlantic

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    One night after the Boston Celtics posted a season-high 134 points in the same building, the Bruins had their biggest offensive output of the year. The game ended with dominant possession numbers for Boston as the Bruins had a CF% of 64.91 percent and Pittsburgh with 35.09 percent.
  • Entire field from one race disqualified at world indoors

    Entire field from one race disqualified at world indoors

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    Qatar's Abdalleleh Haroun was ruled out for a false start before the four other athletes ran out of their lane. History was made at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham on Friday when every athlete in a single race was disqualified.
  • Tottenham player ratings at Palace: Sanchez and Dier dominate

    Tottenham player ratings at Palace: Sanchez and Dier dominate

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    Harry Kane scored the only goal in the 88th minute despite having an off day. DF Davinson Sanchez , 7 - Was tasked with marking Christian Benteke and did so effectively, allowing the Palace striker no clear chances. As for Spurs , Pochettino's men will turn their attentions to an FA Cup fifth-round replay with Rochdale at Wembley in the week. Spurs eventually piled on the pressure and deserved to win after creating by far the better chances, but it was hardly pretty and they ...
  • Wheelchair-bound Neymar arrives in Brazil for surgery

    Wheelchair-bound Neymar arrives in Brazil for surgery

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    Di Maria put French Cup holder PSG ahead on the stroke of halftime, whipping in a fierce shot from the edge of the penalty area after Marseille failed to clear the ball properly and it was played back into his path. He will miss the clash with Real Madrid on March 6 but Brazil will be hoping he is back to full strength in time for this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation.
  • Southampton have doubts over duo for Stoke clash

    Southampton have doubts over duo for Stoke clash

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    The 19th-placed club have improved their form recently, recording three draws and a win in their last five games to move within a point of safety, coming close to beating Leicester City last weekend before settling for a 1-1 draw. However, under the new management of Paul Lambert , Stoke are now without a win in four and boast the leakiest defence in the Premier League. Xherdan Shaqiri has scored in each of his last three appearances for Stoke in the Premier League.
  • Baker Mayfield says if anyone can turn Browns around, it's him

    Baker Mayfield says if anyone can turn Browns around, it's him

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    The former walk-on quarterback has become one of the most prolific passers in NCAA history, and he ended his career by winning the 2017 Heisman Trophy while leading his Oklahoma team to an appearance in the College Football Playoff. For those reasons, he has been compared to Johnny Manziel . "If you have something to say about that, I have three years of tape you can watch ..." I have less batted balls at the line of scrimmage than the other guys here.
  • Virginia High Wind Warning in effect into Saturday

    Virginia High Wind Warning in effect into Saturday

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    Along the coast of western ME from Portland northward as well as the rest of the coastal plain and interior southeastern New Hampshire, stronger wind gusts are likely. A pretty comparable event for how this could turn out locally would be Superstorm Sandy's effects on October 29, 2012. "These wind speeds have the potential of causing power outages and creating hazardous conditions for travel and being outdoors starting Friday morning".
  • Rams are trading OLB Robert Quinn to Dolphins for draft pick

    Rams are trading OLB Robert Quinn to Dolphins for draft pick

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    In the two seasons prior, Quinn played in just 17 total games after making the decision to undergo back surgery. Schefter is also reporting the Dolphins are going to give the Rams a mid-round draft pick. Now that the Dolphins have acquired Quinn, the future of Cameron Wake or/and Andre Branch have to be in question. Now, Los Angeles general manager Les Snead has decided Quinn had to go, dealing him to the Dolphins.
  • Niners win coin toss over Raiders for ninth overall pick

    Niners win coin toss over Raiders for ninth overall pick

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    A coin flip was used as a tiebreaker between the two teams because the 49ers and Raiders each finished with 6-10 records and matching strength-of-schedules (.512). It remains to be seen who 49ers general manager John Lynch will pick at No. 9. The Patriots' second-round pick (from San Francisco for quarterback Jimmy Garoppollo) will be No.
  • Dolphins have given Jarvis Landry's agent permission to seek trade

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    The Ravens have been interested in Landry's services since past year, but other teams such as the 49ers, the Raiders and Saints could also be looking to add him. A team signing Landry would have to send two first-round picks to the Dolphins unless the teams agreed on lesser compensation. Shortly after news broke that he was allowed to talk trades with other teams, a source told The Post he intends to sign it next week.
  • NFL Draft: Prospects who should rise after Scouting Combine

    NFL Draft: Prospects who should rise after Scouting Combine

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    The interviews are only 15 minutes, and teams can invite players for visits to team facilities for more extensive talks. John Ross created quite the stir with his record time of 4.22 second in the 40-yard dash, but at the time I questioned the long-term health of his knee .