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Sport Thomas Lemar to Liverpool: Reds favourites but Arsenal could hijack deal - bookies
Author: 0 Thomas Lemar to Liverpool: Reds favourites but Arsenal could hijack deal - bookies

Two British media outlets are suggesting that the Reds are serious about securing the signature of the Ligue 1 superstar, who helped Monaco win the league last season. L'Equipe claim that Arsenal and Liverpool would both be interested in a January move for the player. Lemar's arrival could make Liverpool attack even more devastating.

Sport Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar Headlines UFC 222 in Las Vegas
Author: 0 Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar Headlines UFC 222 in Las Vegas

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the UFC has yet to announce the fight. Tickets for UFC 222 , which airs live on Pay-Per-View, go on sale on January 19. Still, it's a welcome sign for fans of UFC featherweights. Has also has the most overall wins in the division's history with 14. "The Answer" was last seen dominating formerly touted prospect Yair Rodriguez at last May's UFC 211 to earn his title shot, which will nearly certainly be his last in the octagon without a ...

Sport Alabama benches QB Jalen Hurts for true freshman Tua Tagovailoa
Author: 0 Alabama benches QB Jalen Hurts for true freshman Tua Tagovailoa

Alabama defensive end Raekwon Davis then intercepted a batted Fromm pass and returned it 19 yards to the Bulldogs' 40-yard line. Hurts, a sophomore, had completed just 3 of 8 passes for 21 yards. He also converted a huge third-down play to keep the drive alive. Meanwhile, Alabama's offense had still not arrived as Georgia coach Kirby Smart , a former Alabama defensive coordinator, is bidding to become the first former assistant of Alabama coach Nick Saban to beat his former teacher.

Sport Alabama, Georgia fans roll in for national championship game
Author: 0 Alabama, Georgia fans roll in for national championship game

The Crimson Tide gained over 600 yards for the third time this season as Alabama crushed Tennessee 45-7 in the 100th game between the two teams. Georgia is not that team. Ridley has two catches for 36 yards, including a 23-yarder to convert a third-and-8 and keep the Bulldogs' second scoring drive alive.

Sport Marcus Mariota throws first career postseason TD to himself after deflection
Author: 0 Marcus Mariota throws first career postseason TD to himself after deflection

The first of this postseason's 11 games was a great one. But a replay clearly showed Henry down, the call was overturned and Tennessee succeeded in running out the clock. It appeared that Mariota's back foot was behind the line when he threw it. Mariota was 7 of 13 for 81 yards and a pick. Henry finished with 156 yards on 23 carries.

Sport Chelsea sign Ross Barley from Everton
Author: 0 Chelsea sign Ross Barley from Everton

I'm back in training, I'm doing everything as normal and I'm very close to being ready to play games. Although having not played this season on account of a hamstring injury, Barkley has extensive Premier League experience with Everton , for whom he has played 150 times and scored 21 league goals.

Sport LaVar Ball's 'Big Baller Brand' Gets 'F' Rating from Better Business Bureau
Author: 0 LaVar Ball's 'Big Baller Brand' Gets 'F' Rating from Better Business Bureau

There were 32 complaints filed with the Bureau about the Big Baller Brand - of those, the company failed to respond to 12 and failed to resolve 5. "I placed an order of two clothing items on November 1, 2017, I received an order on Nov. with 33 formal complaints on file. There may be a lot of buzz surrounding LaVar Ball's Big Baller Brand, but his customers aren't exactly feeling the way its run.

Sport Did This Promising AMU PhD Scholar From J&K Join Hizbul Mujahideen?
Author: 0 Did This Promising AMU PhD Scholar From J&K Join Hizbul Mujahideen?

He said they found his mobile phone switched off but thought that he must be busy with studies or might have lost his phone. "As we couldn't contact him, we lodged a missing report with police on Saturday", Wani's brother, Mubashir Ahmad, a junior engineer, told the newspaper.

Sport Eagles open as historic home underdogs to Falcons
Author: 0 Eagles open as historic home underdogs to Falcons

The Eagles held one of the NFL's top offenses to a season-low scoring total that day, and the Falcons' 303 total yards marked their second worst output of the season. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs. While the men in Black and Gold are focused exclusively on beating the Carolina Panthers for a third time this season, here's how Atlanta's wildcard victory influences the Saints playoff future.

Sport Jonny Evans: Arsenal and Man City contact West Brom over defender
Author: 0 Jonny Evans: Arsenal and Man City contact West Brom over defender

It was against Arsenal that Evans last won a football match at club level and the 3-1 win on 18th March 2017 must seem like a lifetime ago for many Baggies fans. It is thought Evans' preference would be to remain in the North West, where his family are based, but he would be entirely open to a move to North London.

Author: 0 Luke Walton's job security is "not even a conversation"

Walton is referring to an interview from Lithuania that was released earlier Sunday in which LaVar ripped the Lakers coach. "Luke Walton is a terrific young coach bringing along a young team", Carlisle said , adding that ESPN , which he characterized as a television partner of the league, "should back up the coaches".

Sport Andy Murray has hip surgery, hopes to be back for Wimbledon
Author: 0 Andy Murray has hip surgery, hopes to be back for Wimbledon

He added: 'Andy has been a great champion, but the way he has always played, in a style that relies so much on fitness and being stronger than the other guy, and the way he has punished his body, the end result was always going to be something like this'.

Sport Ticats keep Johnny Manziel's rights with offer
Author: 0 Ticats keep Johnny Manziel's rights with offer

In an Instagram post Saturday - the same day a few thousand Browns fans paraded in lament of their team's winless 2017 season - Manziel captioned a photo of himself in a Browns uniform, "0-16szn", per Bleacher Report . There is a possibility that suspension could translate over to the CFL if Manziel signs with Hamilton. The things that he would do up here, he excelled at at the National Football League level.

Sport EPL: Man City confident of getting Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal
Author: 0 EPL: Man City confident of getting Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal

The same has been exemplified this season, which has arguably been his worst in an Arsenal shirt, with the player being the most prolific contributor for the Gunners. Manager Pep Guardiola has already iterated that the Premier League leaders could enter the market this month, although signing anyone will be hard.

Author: 0 Governor Rick Scott declares UCF the national champions... in Florida

The Governor issued the official proclamation, citing all of the arguments the team has made - including its win over Auburn in the Peach Bowl and undefeated record this season. The Crimson Tide face Georgia on Monday night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium to decide the real national championship. When you step outside of Florida's borders, the national champion will be whoever wins Monday's national title game.

Sport NFL, NFLPA launch formal investigation of Panthers' handling of Cam Newton injury
Author: 0 NFL, NFLPA launch formal investigation of Panthers' handling of Cam Newton injury

The Houston Texans were not punished for their handling of a concussion suffered by quarterback Tom Savage, although the National Football League and NFLPA concluded the outcome of the Savage evaluation was unacceptable. Medical personnel looked at him as a he took a seat, and Newton missed one play as Derek Anderson relieved him. Jordan then went on to insult Newton's wardrobe, for which he has become famous in post-game interviews.

Sport Michigan Heisman victor Woodson selected for Hall of Fame
Author: 0 Michigan Heisman victor Woodson selected for Hall of Fame

Reed's selection to the National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018 was decided in a national ballot of 75 All-American players and six "elite coaches from the Football Bowl Subdivision and the 98 players and 31 coaches from the divisional ranks, " according to the National Football Foundation.

Sport NI Secretary Brokenshire resigns from Cabinet
Author: 0 NI Secretary Brokenshire resigns from Cabinet

After undergoing several tests, Mr Brokenshire has been informed that he has a lesion in his lung which needs to be removed. "Clearly, my long term health and my family are my priorities and I intend to proceed with surgery at the earliest opportunity", he continued.

Sport Bears Name Chiefs OC Matt Nagy Head Coach
Author: 0 Bears Name Chiefs OC Matt Nagy Head Coach

Kansas City thrived offensively in 2017, finishing fifth in yards per game (375.4) and sixth in points per contest (25.9). Nagy played six seasons in the Arena Football League before beginning his coaching career. He was record-setting quarterback in college at DE and started as an intern in 2008 for Reid's Philadelphia Eagles . Nagy, 39, spent five seasons with the Chiefs and head coach Andy Reid, first working as the team's quarterbacks coach from 2013-2015, and the past two years as ...

Sport DJ Opens 2018 WIth A Win
Author: 0 DJ Opens 2018 WIth A Win

Dustin Johnson can do things few other mortal men can accomplish on the golf course, and that was evident at the Tournament of Champions on Sunday. Rahm found the final green in two but left his eagle putt 10 feet short, although he rattled in the second to cap a flawless round and move one ahead of Rickie Fowler and Jason Dufner.

Sport Leeds suffer shock FA Cup exit at Newport
Author: 0 Leeds suffer shock FA Cup exit at Newport

And with the capacity Rodney Parade crowd of 6,887 roaring them on, McCoulsky then soared above the Leeds defence to head the victor. "Newport deserve respect. "They know what the FA Cup means and I know it". 'Would I make the same changes again? Yes. I couldn't be more proud of them'. "On days like this the FA Cup is still the best competition in world football".

Sport Halep fires Australian Open warning
Author: 0 Halep fires Australian Open warning

In a rain-delayed match that was moved to the indoor courts, Romanian Halep got off to a flying start and did not face a single break point as she easily won the first set. "It was a tough match", Halep said in a courtside interview. "I was strong enough to hit the ball [well] in the end.and I'm really proud with my victory today".

Sport Jaguars defensive end accuses Richie Incognito of using racial slurs during game
Author: 0 Jaguars defensive end accuses Richie Incognito of using racial slurs during game

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue took to Twitter to accuse Buffalo Bills guard Richie Incognito of using racial slurs during the Jaguars' 10-3 win in the AFC Wild Card game on Sunday. Ngakoue was unable to be reached for comment. Incognito's attorney later called the report "replete with errors". Ngakoue ended his tweet with the hashtag "Iaintjonathanmarin!" Incognito, 34, has made the Pro Bowl each of his three seasons since signing with the Bills in 2015.

Sport Kawhi Leonard has 'partial tear' in left shoulder, Gregg Popovich says
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard has 'partial tear' in left shoulder, Gregg Popovich says

Despite Leonard's injuries, the Spurs own the fifth-best record in the National Basketball Association as they embark on a road trip, beginning with Sunday's matchup with the Blazers. As for Leonard's replacement, look for Kyle Anderson to take his starting spot. San Antonio Spurs' Pau Gasol celebrates with teammate Patty Mills after scoring a 3-pointer and being fouled during second half action against the Dallas Mavericks Monday Nov.

Sport Packers promote Gutekunst to GM
Author: 0 Packers promote Gutekunst to GM

Prior to coming to Green Bay, Gutekunst spent a season as a scouting assistant with the Chiefs. He started as a regional scout, a position he held for 13 years. Gutekunst may not have been the Packers' first choice . The Packers had not yet officially announced Gutekunst's hire as of Sunday afternoon. That's good news for Mike McCarthy, who reportedly isn't in good graces with Ball and could've been out as the Packers' head coach if Ball was named GM.

Sport LeSean McCoy to play vs. Jaguars
Author: 0 LeSean McCoy to play vs. Jaguars

As for the total, the number hit the board at 40 but has been bet down to 39.5 . There were questions about whether he'd play after he had to be carted off the field in Week 17 , but he's doing just fine, thank you. The final quarter failed to bring much excitement for fans and any chance of a late Bills score was denied when Taylor was picked off by Jalen Ramsey with 32 seconds left on the clock as Jacksonville held on for their place in the Divisional Round.

Sport Tottenham star Son reveals the inspiration behind his wondergoal against West Ham
Author: 0 Tottenham star Son reveals the inspiration behind his wondergoal against West Ham

The draw leaves the Hammers 15 in the Premier League , two points clear of the drop zone, and fans have taken to social media to highlight one individual's performances for their steady escape. "We had to keep calm". And they also looked at why West Ham's next five fixtures are so important. The east London outfit are next in action when they face unbeaten league leaders Manchester City away on Sunday, and Moyes said: "I think I have got to hope that this is where 'you never know what ...

Author: 0 LaVar Ball: Lakers coach Luke Walton 'doesn't have control' of team

If he's ready to play, let him play. The Lakers are not a good team. I can see it. No high fives when they come out of the game. "I don't know what they're doing". Four minutes left in the first quarter (Friday against the Charlotte Hornets ), he dunked it, getting in a flow and Coach (Walton) sits him down. Less than a month ago, the Los Angeles Lakers approached LaVar Ball and kindly asked him to tone down his criticism of Luke Walton, because it was becoming a major distraction that ...

Sport Michael Owen states his prediction for Tottenham v AFC Wimbledon
Author: 0 Michael Owen states his prediction for Tottenham v AFC Wimbledon

AFC Wimbledon hinted at another Wembley shock to go with the 1988 FA Cup final win, but Tottenham eventually proved to be too strong. Tottenham have been in good form in recent weeks and they will be looking to continue this positive run by extending their stay in the FA Cup .

Sport Barry Cowan: 'You can never doubt Andy Murray's determination'
Author: 0 Barry Cowan: 'You can never doubt Andy Murray's determination'

Japanese star Kei Nishikori has also withdrawn with a wrist injury. Murray is now back in the United Kingdom and before leaving Australia stated that he would be considering all the options to try and find a solution to an issue that has kept him out of tennis since the Wimbledon quarter final in July.

Sport Wozniacki senses 'great' Aussie Open despite Auckland loss
Author: 0 Wozniacki senses 'great' Aussie Open despite Auckland loss

Wozniacki, who lost the Auckland final to Venus Williams in 2015 and has been a tournament regular in recent years, can move up to number two in the world rankings if she wins the title on Sunday. Wozniacki, meanwhile, vowed to get her revenge at the Australian Open in Melbourne later this month. The experience of No. 3-ranked Wozniacki and No.

Sport Real Madrid 9/20 to beat Celta Vigo in Sunday's La Liga game
Author: 0 Real Madrid 9/20 to beat Celta Vigo in Sunday's La Liga game

So, club president Florentino Perez has his sights set on splashing the cash in 2018, but which three players has Zizou identified on his summer wishlist? Zidane said he expected a hard test on Sunday evening. Ramos' injury poses an extra problem for coach Zinedine Zidane on Sunday given that full back Dani Carvajal is suspended for the trip to Vigo following his sending off against FC Barcelona on December 23.

Sport Kyrgios upsets Dimitrov, advances to Brisbane final
Author: 0 Kyrgios upsets Dimitrov, advances to Brisbane final

His world ranking will improve from 21 to 18 after reaching the final and will climb to 17 if he claims the title. "I felt right at home", said the 22-year-old in his on-court victory speech. Kyrgios has endured a sore left knee this week but hopes it won't affect him in tonight's final at Pat Rafter Arena. A free-moving Kyrgios then cranked the pressure to another level in the second set, getting more balls in play on the world No.47's serve as he eyed an early kill.

Sport Thiem reaches Qatar Open semis
Author: 0 Thiem reaches Qatar Open semis

I was waiting for that moment to get back in shape. "I wouldn't say I was expecting to win the first tournament, but I'm more than happy that I did". He broke Rublev's serve in the fourth game of each set and barely look troubled by the Russian, who has been so impressive all week but could not cope with the power of Monfils.

Sport Exuberant Chelsea manager Antonio Conte seeks respite in yoga
Author: 0 Exuberant Chelsea manager Antonio Conte seeks respite in yoga

Do you think Conte is right in asking the board to spend more on strengthening the squad? The 25-year-old has made a good start to life in England overall following his transfer from Real Madrid in the summer window. "I always ended up at clubs who were running an austerity programme", he added, also a reference to his departure from Juventus. "I understand it's very important to keep players very happy to stay here to work with us and I think this must be our priority".

Author: 0 Blake Griffin leveled on inadvertent elbow from JaVale McGee

He scored 45 points in 30 minutes, including a career-high 15 free throws. Curry nearly definitely would have at least notched his sixth career 50-point game. Griffin was injured when his head collided with the elbow of the Warriors' JaVale McGee on a drive to the basket in the first quarter. With the win, Golden State improved to 31-8 overall and 16-3 on the road.

Sport Chiozza helps Florida steal win at Missouri
Author: 0 Chiozza helps Florida steal win at Missouri

The Tigers figured to do no worse than go into overtime with Florida . But the Gators chipped away at the deficit and tied the game 75-75 on a two free throws by Hudson after Missouri fouled him during a 3-point attempt. The Tigers looked impressive as well in their win at SC, as they also hit more threes than twos in their 11-point victory. Florida: After a spotty non-conference season, the Gators have started SEC play well, with back-to-back road wins over quality opponents.

Sport Oakland Raiders officially announce hiring of Jon Gruden
Author: 0 Oakland Raiders officially announce hiring of Jon Gruden

He has been out of coaching since being fired by Tampa Bay after the 2008 season. Jon Gruden is heading back to Oakland. "It's an emotional and bittersweet day for our Monday Night Football family as today we say goodbye to Coach Gruden after nine very distinguished years", McDonough said.

Author: 0 LA Rams Wild Card Injury Report: WR Michael Thomas Doubtful For Saturday

That's the goal this week for the host Rams (11-5), who aim to keep their breakout season going against defending NFC champion Atlanta (10-6) on Saturday night in the NFC wild-card round. the first time around (the Falcons and St. Louis Rams did meet in the 2004 divisional round ). They totaled 371 yards in offense , with Matt Ryan throwing for 317, and they went 6-for-16 on third downs.

Sport Arsenal manager deflects criticism of his club's play
Author: 0 Arsenal manager deflects criticism of his club's play

In a separate case, Wenger has also been asked by the governing body to provide his observations on what he said about penalty decisions which went against the Gunners in both their matches over the festive period. "Mr Wenger, if you'd like to upgrade your stand ticket to a hospitality package then you can do so by following this link". "I don't know... maybe I would've gone home and commit (sic) suicide tonight", Wenger jokingly told journalists at the post-match press briefing.

Author: 0 Titans' Marcus Mariota records first touchdown reception off own pass

It appeared that Mariota's back foot was behind the line when he threw it. Mariota is just the second quarterback to ever complete a touchdown pass to himself and the first to do so in a playoff game. He then sprinted to the pylon for the touchdown in the third quarter. The real winners are the fantasy football players. As this was a scoring play, it was automatically reviewed.

Sport Travis Kelce suffers injury after helmet-to-helmet hit
Author: 0 Travis Kelce suffers injury after helmet-to-helmet hit

After making a catch across the middle, Kelce was hit in the head by Titans safety Johnathan Cyprien and struggled to get up after the play. The Chiefs have a lead this week, but would need Kelce next week for a game against either Pittsburgh or New England.

Author: 0 A complete history of the Chiefs vs. Titans

Big plays will be a key area to watch for as the Chiefs are dependent on them and the Titans don't allow many. This is all the work we've been putting in as this team from day one - this team. He had struggled down the stretch, when the Titans lost three consecutive to fall off the playoff pace. While the New England Patriots , Pittsburgh Steelers , Philadelphia Eagles and Minnesota Vikings enjoy a week off, the remaining teams go head-to-head in the Wild Card round.

Sport Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa 'a doubt for Getafe clash'
Author: 0 Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa 'a doubt for Getafe clash'

Costa , who rejoined from Chelsea in September but could not play until the transfer window opened this month, came on as a 64th-minute substitute and swept home Atletico's third goal in the 69th minute in the first leg of a last 16 tie. Costa scored the second goal for Atletico in the 68th minute, his first goal in La Liga this season. The early kick off on epiphany, one of the most important days of the Christmas period in Spain, and persistent rain could explain the low turnout, though ...

Sport Ron Rivera, Panthers Agree to 2-Year Contract Extension
Author: 0 Ron Rivera, Panthers Agree to 2-Year Contract Extension

Rivera, in his seventh season as the Panthers head coach, has a 64-47-1 record and guided the team to the Super Bowl in the 2015 season. Then Richardson came under investigation by the National Football League for alleged sexual and racial misconduct in the workplace and announced he is selling the team after the season is over following an inflammatory report by Sports Illustrated.

Sport Steyn ruled out of Newlands Test, probably series
Author: 0 Steyn ruled out of Newlands Test, probably series

Team manager and doctor Mohammed Moosajee said what he described as a "freakish" injury was unrelated to bowling workload or being match ready after his long lay-off. "I feel my rhythm is quite good at the moment, but I'm not hitting my straps fully just yet". After picking up a groin strain in the first Test of South Africa's 2015 tour of India, the 34-year-old twice injured his right shoulder - with the second time being the most severe.

Sport Claudio Bravo starts for Manchester City against Burnley
Author: 0 Claudio Bravo starts for Manchester City against Burnley

I love the cup but there has to be just a pure business plan of staying in the Premier League and growing the club. "What he has done and what they have done is awesome", Guardiola stated on Dyche's efforts. Manchester City have faced Burnley on three previous occasions in the FA Cup , winning twice and drawing one, meeting at this exact stage in 1990-91, with Colin Hendry scoring City's only goal .

Sport Super Svitolina storms to Brisbane title
Author: 0 Super Svitolina storms to Brisbane title

She will play the victor of Friday night's semi-final between second seed and defending champion Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic and world No.6 Elina Svitolina . Sasnovich was also playing her eighth match in nine days and her movement around the court appeared slightly slower than in her previous outings. But Svitolina unleashed a backhand barrage of her own to break again and seal the first set, before running away with the second set to claim the crown and have her named engraved ...

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