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Texans to sign ex-Broncos RB Phillip Lindsay; Chris Carson staying with Seahawks

Texans to sign ex-Broncos RB Phillip Lindsay; Chris Carson staying with Seahawks

Sports
March 19 (UPI) -- Former Denver Broncos running back Phillip Lindsay has agreed to a one-year contract with the Houston Texans. The 2018 Pro Bowl running back's agent confirmed the deal Friday on social media. League sources told ESPN and NFL Media that the agreement is worth $ 3.25 million with $ 1 million guaranteed and $ 500,000 in incentives. Advertisement Lindsay's three-year run with the Broncos ended Thursday, when the two sides agreed to mutually part ways. The club rescinded its restricted free agent tender, making the tailback an unrestricted free agent. The 26-year-old Lindsay will join veterans David Johnson and Mark Ingram in the Texans' backfield. Houston restructured Johnson's contract earlier this off-season to keep him with the team, but the organization moved on from fel...
Aston Villa staying up better than play-off win – Dean Smith

Aston Villa staying up better than play-off win – Dean Smith

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Aston Villa's Premier League survival feels better than when they were promoted last season, says manager Dean Smith.A draw at West Ham was enough to keep Villa up with Watford and Bournemouth joining Norwich in the Championship.Villa were promoted via the Championship play-offs in May 2019, three years after being relegated. "I'm emotional, pleased, proud - all the adjectives to go with it. It's a magnificent achievement," said Smith. "My condolences go out to Hayden Mullins and Watford and Eddie Howe at Bournemouth. I ca...
Katherine Ryan on dream dinner guests, cancel culture, and not staying silent

Katherine Ryan on dream dinner guests, cancel culture, and not staying silent

Entertainment
Katherine Ryan isn't up for small talk.Having moved to the UK from Canada several years ago, she is very much settled and loves it here, she says. But British people can be too polite. Image: Ryan is taking part in the Table For 1 Million virtual dinner party with David Haye, Paloma Faith and host Nick Grimshaw "I'm very inquisitive," she says, her daughter Violet trying unsuccessfully to blend into the background during a morning Skype interview."I don't like small talk. Moving to Britain - I mean, I love the people here, but some are a little too polite for me."I want to go straight in. I want to know, what's the biggest trauma in your life? What are you excited about? What's going on with your brother-in-law cheating on his wife? ...
Coronavirus: Staying home this weekend ‘not a request’, UK told

Coronavirus: Staying home this weekend ‘not a request’, UK told

Health
Staying at home this weekend is an instruction and "not a request", Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said, as he updated the country on the coronavirus.Speaking at the No 10 briefing, Mr Hancock said that while warm weather was forecast in some areas this weekend "the disease is still spreading".England's chief nursing officer Ruth May also paid tribute to two nurses who have died from the disease."Please stay at home for them," she urged people.Areema Nasreen, 36, had spent weeks in intensive care with coronavirus, while Aimee O'Rourke, 39, died at the hospital where she worked."They were one of us, they were one of my profession, of the NHS family," said Ms May. "I worry that there's going to be more and I want to honour them ...
Depositors staying put is now key to India’s biggest bank rescue

Depositors staying put is now key to India’s biggest bank rescue

Finance
By Suvashree GhoshDepositors will judge this week whether India has staved off another threat to banking sector stability when curbs on withdrawals from a recently-seized private lender are lifted. Yes Bank Ltd. was taken over by the regulator earlier this month and has since had eight state-backed and other lenders pledge capital infusions in a one-of-a-kind rescue aimed at restoring confidence in what till recently was India’s fourth-biggest private bank. Results over the weekend showed how dire the situation had become. Yes Bank reported nearly a fifth of its loan book had turned bad and deposits shrank 34% in just over five months. Provisioning for soured debt eroded the bank’s core capital ratio to 0.6% in the three months ended December, well below a regulatory minimum. Bloomberg No...