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Women's Super League: Barclays agree multi-million sponsorship deal

Today 09:55 GMT

Barclays is to become the Women's Super League first ever title sponsor, in a deal the Football Association has called "the biggest ever investment in UK women's sport by a brand".

On Tuesday, BBC Sport revealed that WSL side Yeovil Town Ladies had made cuts to off-field staff and may have to revert back to part-time status because of financial concerns.

Source: Fox News

7 March Madness buzzer beaters to get you pumped for the upcoming tournaments

Today 09:55 GMT

March Madness and the NCAA men’s and women’s college basketball tournaments, as a whole, represent some of the greatest times of the year for any sports fan.

What we’re really looking forward to are the incredible clutch shots and buzzer beaters that put the exclamation points on the season.

Source: DW

Liverpool keeper Loris Karius seeking to end his nightmare at Besiktas

Today 09:55 GMT

Liverpool's German goalkeeper Loris Karius was loaned out to Turkish side Besiktas after a horror show in the Champions League final.

They are thinking about Utku Yuvakuran, a very young goalkeeper who is waiting to take over from Loris Karius," Turkish football writer Didem Dilmen told DW.. "Besiktas fans are saying forget about Karius, we've got no more time for him.

Source: The Guradian

Photo of AFLW player Tayla Harris is not the problem, the vile trolls are

Today 09:55 GMT

At the 1:20-minute mark of the AFLW’s Pride Game between the Western Bulldogs and Carlton, the Blues’ star forward, Tayla Harris, booted the first goal of the game after taking a beautiful contested mark 40 metres out.

Fans on social media were quick to call out the vile commentary that was appearing, yet it took until Tuesday for any action to be taken when the post, including the comments and the photo itself, was removed.

Source: BBC

Premier League: Who has been the best overseas player in the English top flight?

Today 09:55 GMT

The Premier League's all-time top goalscorer Alan Shearer, former Chelsea and Newcastle manager Ruud Gullit, title winner Chris Sutton and New York Times football writer Rory Smith discussed the options for a Premier League Show Special (BBC Two and BBC iPlayer at 19:00 GMT on Thursday).

The Ronaldo we saw winning four Champions League titles in five season at Real Madrid is not the same Ronaldo we saw in the Premier League.

Source: DW

Luka Jovic: "Marco Reus is the best player in the Bundesliga"

Today 09:55 GMT

For me he’s the best player in the Bundesliga at the moment, moving between the lines and creating so many opportunities.

DW: How do you see the development of the German national team after the departure of three World Cup winners in Mats Hummels, Jerome Boateng and Thomas Müller?. Jovic: Germany have a young side - a bit like us.

Source: Fox News

UC Berkeley student accuses football players, coaches of sexual harassment in Facebook post

Today 09:55 GMT

A former student at the University of California at Berkeley alleged sexual harassment involving the school’s football team in a Facebook post on Wednesday.

The woman said she suffered verbal and physical harassment from coaches and players, according to her social media post. She said she received “creepy” messages on social media and invitations her to meet them at parties, campus offices and hotels.

Source: The Guradian

The Maverick in winter: Dirk Nowitzki's soft farewell

Today 09:55 GMT

Even as his 21st season in the NBA comes to a close, Dallas Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki hasn’t made anything official about his future.

On Monday, Dirk Nowitzki eclipsed Wilt Chamberlain for sixth place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list, placing him right behind Michael Jordan. It was just the most recent accomplishment for Nowitzki, a 14-time All-Star who was named Most Valuable Player in 2007 and MVP of the NBA finals when he spirited the Mavericks to the club’s first and only championship in 2011.

Source: The Guradian

NCAA tournament 2019: our writers predict the winners, sleepers and upsets

Today 03:19 GMT

The NCAA tournament is basically a machine engineered to create upsets: the sheer number of games, the often arbitrary seeding, the questionable officiating, the games that end up being decided on single baskets and the mere fact that college basketball is played by college students facing the biggest pressure of their young lives.

And, crucially, they’re at full strength, unlike last year’s squad which endured the historic humiliation of becoming the first ever No 1 seed to lose to a No 16.

Source: Common Domain

Apple wants to change the way you watch sports

Wednesday 14:30 GMT

According to a report published Tuesday by Sports Illustrated, the tech giant has a team of a dozen workers constantly watching a variety of sports — in what they geekily call “The Sports Ball Room” — and potentially laying the groundwork for a curated service that may someday let users tune into highlights as they’re happening.

Apple shares are up 18% year to date, compared to a 13% gain for the S&P 500 SPX, -0.01%   in 2019 and an 11% gain for the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.10%  , of which Apple is a component.

Source: Fox News

Ex-Auburn assistant Chuck Person pleads guilty in college basketball bribery scandal

Wednesday 23:39 GMT

Former Auburn assistant coach and 13-year NBA player Chuck Person pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bribery in Manhattan federal court Tuesday in the latest chapter in the ongoing college basketball corruption scandal.

... Don't share with your sisters, don't share with any of the teammates, that's very important cause this is a violation ... of rules, but this is how the NBA players get it done, they get early relationships, and they form partnerships.". Neither Person nor his attorney had any comment for reporters after the hearing.

Source: BBC

England's Danny Rose backs Raheem Sterling in criticising portrayal of black players

Wednesday 20:54 GMT

England full-back Danny Rose says players were "over the moon" to see Raheem Sterling criticise the media's portrayal of black players and says the winger was "spot on" in his analysis.

"It's sad really but he's 100% spot on with what he said," Tottenham defender Rose told BBC Sport before England begin their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign against the Czech Republic on Friday and Montenegro on Monday. "The stick he used to get from the media was bang out of order.

Source: The Guradian

Google Stadia: company makes a play for gamers with new streaming service

Wednesday 17:16 GMT

Google announced its entry into the video game market with Google Stadia, a service that will allow players to stream video games to any screen – phone, tablet, TV or computer.

The cloud-powered service will allow users to log in from any screen using the Chrome browser, a Chromecast device or a Google Pixel phone or tablet and play the same games across all of them, with all the computational heavy-lifting done by Google’s servers instead of a games console.

Source: BBC

Callum Hudson-Odoi: England striker can play at highest level, says Harry Kane

Wednesday 17:16 GMT

"It's a great incentive and the opportunity to play in a European Championship where quite a few games are at Wembley is exciting and gives us a real hunger to qualify," added Kane, whose England side will also play qualifying matches against Bulgaria and Kosovo. "People expect us to qualify and they think it's an easy group but it's never that easy and we have to be professional.

Hudson-Odoi was part of the England side that won the Under-17 World Cup in 2017 but had not represented the country at Under-21 level before being drafted into the full squad.

Source: Fox News

NCAA women's tournament bracket leak sparks fury from WNBA stars, college players and coaches

Wednesday 17:16 GMT

WNBA stars expressed their outrage on social media Monday after the NCAA women’s basketball tournament bracket was leaked hours before ESPN’s annual selection show.

ESPNU SHOW MISTAKENLY SHOWS NCAA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT BRACKET HOURS BEFORE OFFICIAL REVEAL. “Botched NCAAW tournament reveal...leaked bracket and early show is b-------,” Dallas Wings and former Notre Dame guard Skylar Diggins-Smith wrote in a tweet.

Source: Global News

Death toll rises to 64 after Zimbabwe hit by cyclone

Monday 07:08 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Rose McGowan: ‘Being sexually assaulted threw a wrench in my thinking'

Sunday 14:28 GMT
Source: Reuters

The curious case of tainted milk from a Maine dairy farm

Tuesday 17:15 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Warner Bros chairman-CEO resigns after sexual impropriety allegations

Monday 19:05 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Baselworld Preview: Three Retro Sport Watches Pair Performance with Vintage Flair

Monday 19:05 GMT
Source: Fox News

Nunes sues Twitter, some users, seeks over $250M alleging anti-conservative 'shadow bans,' smears

Monday 22:45 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Fantasy or transformation New York’s $25bn Hudson Yards set to open

Thursday 14:30 GMT
Source: Common Domain

U.K. Property Prices Rising at Slowest Rate in Almost Six Years

Today 09:55 GMT
Source: Global News

Federal budget makes it easier for working seniors to keep more of their money, get CPP

Wednesday 20:01 GMT
Source: Common Domain

What ‘Fed drift’ says about how the stock market behaves around policy meetings

Wednesday 12:40 GMT
Source: Global News

Study finds rise in millennial perfectionism, parents and social media blamed

Wednesday 20:01 GMT
Source: Global News

Facebook to review ‘reporting logic’ after New Zealand shootings were streamed live

Today 09:55 GMT
Source: Fox News

Trump calls on UAW to lower workers' dues during visit to Lima, Ohio, tank plant

Today 09:55 GMT
Source: BBC

Social media 'changed the game' for poets

Today 09:55 GMT

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte