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Goldman Sachs wants women to make up 50% of workforce Goldman Sachs wants women to make up 50% of workforce
- March 18, 2018

The Bank's gender bonus gap is even wider, showing a median gap of 57% and a mean pay gap of 84%. The group's report reveals the gap has increased from 59 per cent a year ago. Marco Gobbetti, chief executive of Burberry, said: "With women making up 70% of our 3,500 employees in the United Kingdom, we are committed to narrowing this gap as we work to develop more women leaders to drive the growth and success of our business". (more...)
AC Milan boss Gattuso has Welbeck's back and defends English football AC Milan boss Gattuso has Welbeck's back and defends English football
- March 17, 2018

The decision was so soft, nearly three-quarters of respondents to a poll sent out from the official Arsenal Twitter account said they would not have awarded the penalty. "In the same way a player can make a mistake, a referee can do a mistake", he said. "We can't use that as a reference for English football". There's a great deal of fair play in England. (more...)
Eddie Jones says 'scummy Irish' remarks won't motivate Ireland Eddie Jones says 'scummy Irish' remarks won't motivate Ireland
- March 17, 2018

Each player will earn up to a maximum of €100,000 each, depending on what type of contract. Simon Mail previews the final match at Twickenham and thinks England can scupper Ireland's bid to win the Grand Slam . There are no changes in the back line after another impressive display last time out. Schmidt has juggled his players in the second row and admitted that he was always intending to shake things up there for the England game. (more...)
Almost half of England fans want World Cup boycott Almost half of England fans want World Cup boycott
- March 17, 2018

Prince Willian is president of the English Football Association. In advice updated since the attack on Sergei and Yulia Skripal, the Foreign Office told travellers to Russian Federation, who will include thousands of England fans during the football tournament in June, to "remain vigilant" and avoid protests. (more...)
UNC Greensboro's upset bid ends on physics-defying miss — March Madness UNC Greensboro's upset bid ends on physics-defying miss — March Madness
- March 16, 2018

While the Zags are aiming for another deep run, they'll need to be careful not to overlook UNC Greensboro , which boasts a veteran backcourt and ranks sixth in the nation in scoring defense at 62.4 points per game. Defensively, Gonzaga yields 67.1 points per game against the opposing teams. Four players are averaging at least 8.5 points per game for UNC Greensboro , they are Francis Alonso (15.6), Marvin Smith (12.3), James Dickey (8.9) and Isaiah Miller (8.5). (more...)
Cricket SA apologises to Warner and Australia over Sonny Bill masks Cricket SA apologises to Warner and Australia over Sonny Bill masks
- March 16, 2018

Get a free 2-week Foxtel Now trial & start watching in minutes. Umpires have repeatedly pulled up both Australia and the Proteas about their sloppy bounce returns, while Warner was fined in 2014 after accusing AB de Villiers of using his keeping glove to wipe the rough side of the ball. (more...)
Kane pledges speedy return from ankle injury Kane pledges speedy return from ankle injury
- March 16, 2018

However, the victory was bittersweet for Tottenham, having lost Kane to injury only half an hour into the match. Adrian Kajumba of the Daily Mirror reported Tuesday Kane has been ruled out "until May and faces a desperate battle to be fully fit" for this summer's tournament in Russian Federation. (more...)
Gareth Southgate explains why Gary Cahill has been dropped from England squad Gareth Southgate explains why Gary Cahill has been dropped from England squad
- March 16, 2018

Wilshere hasn't played for England since the shocking Euro 2016 defeat to Iceland, while Southgate has not selected the midfielder in any squads since being appointed permanent manager of the national team in November 2016. Welbeck has only managed five goals in 30 appearances during a disappointing season for Arsenal . "Jack's a player that has unquestionable talent". (more...)
Dolphins trade for 49ers' Daniel Kilgore after Mike Pouncey asks for release Dolphins trade for 49ers' Daniel Kilgore after Mike Pouncey asks for release
- March 16, 2018

Kilgore signed a three-year contract extension through the 2020 season last month. On Wednesday, however, the 49ers signed center Weston Richburg to a five-year, $47.5 million deal that makes him the second-highest-paid center in the NFL. (more...)
Dion Lewis' $11.5 million in guarantees too rich for the Patriots Dion Lewis' $11.5 million in guarantees too rich for the Patriots
- March 15, 2018

Lewis , 27, had the best year of his career last season, leading New England with 896 rushing yards and six rushing touchdowns to go along with 32 receptions for 214 yards and three more scores. Butler surprisingly didn't play a defensive snap in the New England Patriots' 41-33 Super Bowl LII loss to the Philadelphia Eagles due to what coach Bill Belichick described as a coaching decision. (more...)
South Africa v Australia: Kagiso Rabada banned for rest of series South Africa v Australia: Kagiso Rabada banned for rest of series
- March 15, 2018

The International Cricket Council (ICC) rejected Rabada's claim the contact with Smith was accidental. Nathan Lyon got off lightly, by contrast, for his contemptuous "ball drop" incident on (OK, Australians, next to!) a sprawled AB de Villiers, as did Mitch Marsh for his again fairly novel expletives to Rabada as a departing batsman in the second innings of the Port Elizabeth Test. (more...)
Shut Out: The 11 Goalkeepers With the Most Premier League Clean Sheets Shut Out: The 11 Goalkeepers With the Most Premier League Clean Sheets
- March 15, 2018

Just thanks to the fans who were supporting'. He has made a solid start to life in England, with three goals and one assist in five Premier League matches. Cech is the record holder, but there are 10 other goalkeepers who have also kept more than 120 clean sheets during their Premier League career as well. (more...)
Printable bracket for women's NCAA Tournament 2018 Printable bracket for women's NCAA Tournament 2018
- March 14, 2018

The same goes for Thomas, Alix and the No. 3 seed Seminoles, who would cross paths with Wilson's Gamecocks in the Sweet 16. Florida State, Georgia and Duke should also make that corner of the bracket more interesting heading into the regionals weekend. (more...)
Spanish media: Neymar wants Barcelona return Spanish media: Neymar wants Barcelona return
- March 14, 2018

Verratti took a huge amount of media flack after PSG's 5-2 aggregate defeat by Real with Italian daily La Gazzetta dello Sport writing "he is incapable of keeping a cool head", an issue it said would also compromise his worldwide career. Yes, Real Madrid wants to have him. He is doing his best to come back as soon as possible, he is in good shape'. The twinkle-toed Brazilian global is now recovering from foot surgery and is expected to miss the rest of the season, although he should be ... (more...)
Republicans, Democrats both think voters are deplorable Republicans, Democrats both think voters are deplorable
- March 14, 2018

Democrats must flip 24 Republican-held seats to gain the House majority. Saccone and Lamb are competing in the 18th District to replace Republican Tim Murphy, who resigned last October amid personal scandal. He said his accomplishments, like the president's weren't being fairly reported. Kim Ward. On the second ballot, Ward threw her support to Saccone, and he won handily. (more...)
EPL : Southampton sack manager Mauricio Pellegrino EPL : Southampton sack manager Mauricio Pellegrino
- March 14, 2018

Club chiefs will want to make an appointment quickly with an FA Cup quarter-final against Wigan on Sunday. Mark Hughes has been named as the "leading candidate" for the vacant Southampton manager's position, not Marco Silva . Hughes spent Tuesday locked in talks with Southampton following their decision to sack Mauricio Pellegrino on Monday. "Some moments we managed this, some moments we couldn't, but we have been living a hard season for many reasons". (more...)
'Everyone spends money' - Mourinho defends Man United transfers after defeat 'Everyone spends money' - Mourinho defends Man United transfers after defeat
- March 14, 2018

The problem now is that he is still inflicting misery on United - ask the supporters what they think of his approach to the game - but should he really be doing that as the team's manager? Wissam Ben Yedder scored in the 74th and 78th minute to give Sevilla a commanding 2-0 lead and leave Manchester United requiring three goals in the final 12 minutes to progress to the next round. (more...)
Cardinals To Sign Sam Bradford Cardinals To Sign Sam Bradford
- March 14, 2018

The first few major dominoes have fallen in free agency with the biggest being Pro Bowl quarterback Kirk Cousins reportedly deciding to sign a three-year, fully-guaranteed deal with the Minnesota Vikings . The Arizona Cardinals and safety Tyrann Mathieu "are making positive strides" toward a restructured deal that would keep the defensive back in Arizona, according to an AZ Central report. (more...)
LeBron James' 24 points not enough Sunday in Cavaliers' loss to Lakers LeBron James' 24 points not enough Sunday in Cavaliers' loss to Lakers
- March 13, 2018

Thomas embraced with several of his former teammates, including LeBron, prior to tip-off. A 104-94 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday dropped them to 37-29, which places them seventh in the standings and just one game from 10th. (more...)
Burnley Substitutes Shelter Children From Fan Violence At West Ham Burnley Substitutes Shelter Children From Fan Violence At West Ham
- March 13, 2018

Tottenham Hotspur legend Graham Roberts expects Spurs' new stadium to be miles better than West Ham United's London Stadium home. When West Ham fans were punching each other in the stands, some Burnley subsitutes gave up their seats on the bench to a group of children to shelter them from the violence. (more...)