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Pedroia's Knee Surgery Will Keep Him Off Field Until May

In 2017 Pedroia missed all but one game in August with two stints on the disabled list due to problems with his left knee. Pedroia had left knee surgery last offseason as well. Left-handed pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez underwent "ligament reconstruction" on his right knee and will miss six months. The team also doesn't have a ready replacement in-house going forward, as the farm system lacks an impact middle infielder anywhere close to the majors.


Unsworth keen on taking Everton hot seat

Unsworth keen on taking Everton hot seat

Unsworth has been placed in temporary charge of the Toffees first team after Ronald Koeman was sacked following the clubs slow start to the season during which they have taken only eight points from nine games. Former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs has expressed his interest in the vacant managerial positions at English Premier League soccer sides Leicester City and Everton.


WTA FINALS - Garcia defeats Svitolina to stay alive in the Round Robin

WTA FINALS - Garcia defeats Svitolina to stay alive in the Round Robin

Again I question if Svitolina is 100 percent or if fatigue / injury is preventing her from playing to the level we've seen for much of the year. Halep, who now tops the rankings, lived up to her new status as she produced a 6-4, 6-2 win, which ended an 11-match win streak for opponent Caroline Garcia .


Mooy to meet young Huddersfield fan after letter melts hearts

Mooy to meet young Huddersfield fan after letter melts hearts

The 27-year-old netted the Yorkshire club's opener at the weekend during their memorable 2-1 win over Manchester United , in a game where Jose Mourinho's side were outplayed and outfought. Following Jarvis" post the youngster's letter went viral on social media, with the board member stating the note was " Pure class from young Adam' .



Thomas Christiansen "proud" of Leeds United performance

Striker Wilson, making his first appearance since suffering knee ligament damage in January, rolled home the Cherries' second goal from the penalty spot before teeing up substitute Benik Afobe for the clincher. Leicester now face the wait to see who they will face in the quarter-finals, with the draw being made at 4pm on Thursday following the conclusion of Wednesday evening's fixtures.



Brazil police shoot dead Spanish tourist in Rio de Janeiro favela

A statement by the military police said that "around 10:30 [12:30GMT] a Fiat Freemont vehicle broke through the police blockade in Largo do Boiadeiro [square]". After the shots were fired, the vehicle continued for about 30 metres (yards) before stopping at another police checkpoint, at which point the passengers realized Jimenez Ruiz had been hit.