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Major League Baseball free agent rumors: Eric Hosmer agrees to terms with Padres

Major League Baseball free agent rumors: Eric Hosmer agrees to terms with Padres

He's played for Kansas City since 2011. That leaves third baseman Mike Moustakas , whose chances of returning to Kansas City may have improved after the Hosmer deal. By the way, with the addition of Hosmer, the Padres will shift Myers back to the outfield. It also doesn't hurt he is coming off the best season of his career, batting.318 and getting on base at a.385 clip.


PNB scam effect: LIC, Gitanjali, loses Rs 1400 crore in three days

PNB scam effect: LIC, Gitanjali, loses Rs 1400 crore in three days

The aggregate loss in investment value for LIC, on account of exposure in these four companies over 11 trading sessions in February amounts to almost Rs 1,900 crore. Officials said ED sleuths seized diamond jewelries worth Rs. 2.7 crore from the shop. "The CBI and Enforcement Directorate are looking at their arrangements with various banks and end-use of money raised", said a senior official.


In closest NASCAR race ever, Tyler Reddick ekes out a win

In closest NASCAR race ever, Tyler Reddick ekes out a win

But it produced the closest finish in major NASCAR series history. "A hell of a way to start the year off with JR Motorsports", Reddick said. We know how this race impacts the points standings, but how do we make sense of how the drivers themselves performed and what a wild day in Daytona means moving forward? The official margin of victory was 0.000 seconds - which is essence a tie - but Reddick's win was determined by the use of video replay.



Aston Villa have doubts over key duo ahead of trip to Fulham

They've got talented players. An emotional Terry left Stamford Bridge last summer, having helped them to the Premier League title - but he wanted to continue playing and so joined Championship Aston Villa . "At this particular moment, they're going very well. There are 15 games to go, still 45 points to play for". Wolves extended their lead at the summit to 11 points despite being forced to settle for a 1-1 draw at plucky 10-man Preston.


Penn State upsets No. 8 Buckeyes for a season sweep

Penn State upsets No. 8 Buckeyes for a season sweep

The opportunities are there for Penn State . Ohio State has sole possession of first place in the Big Ten for the first time since 2011, but the road to a Big Ten regular season championship won't be easy. How will students and fans respond to a team that has something to play for? Sophomore guard Tony Carr , he of buzzer-beater fame to lift the Lions to their first win of the year over OSU back in January, scored 30 in this victory, while Mike Watkins had 11 points and 10 rebounds ...


What John Barnes has said about Mohamed Salah will baffle Liverpool fans

What John Barnes has said about Mohamed Salah will baffle Liverpool fans

The second leg takes place at Anfield on 6 March. Gerrard says Liverpool need a strong holding midfielder to help protect the back four and allow the attacking talent to do their job. Former Liverpool forward Karl-Heinz Riedle believes that the Reds have the attack to challenge for the Champions League and the domestic title next year, with the league having all but decided in the current campaign.