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Arsenal's Sanchez likely to join Man Utd - Wenger

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Sanchez is now the hottest property in the English transfer market with Manchester City and Chelsea also interested in his services but it is United who have stolen the march on their rivals by offering the Chilean a bumper wage package. Read More »

Manchester United whip Stoke at Old Trafford amid Sanchez talk

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Romelu Lukaku passed to Paul Pogba , who slid the ball across the top of the box where Martial placed the ball into the top right corner, giving Butland no chance at making a save. "We scored two incredible goals and for me that was the good thing of the first half". We missed lots of chances because we accelerate the game. United believe they have won the battle for the 35 million pound-rated Sanchez , who is out of contract with Arsenal at the end of the season, especially ... Read More »

Tommy Fleetwood shares first-round lead in Abu Dhabi after opening 66

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Fleetwood, like McIlroy, relished his grouping at Abu Dhabi Golf Club's National course. "Very stress-free", Fleetwood said after the round. "Played really well from start to finish". "But I did well, I stayed patient, I gave myself loads of chances.it was nice to birdie three of the last seven there and get in under 70". "My expectation coming into this week was that I could win", McIlroy said. Read More »

Lions take Ohio State DE Hubbard in Kiper's first mock

With the 20th pick in Mel Kiper's mock draft 1.0, the Detroit Lions select Sam Hubbard, defensive end, Ohio State. No trading down and getting someone . Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield will also be there. Building a dominant defense, at this stage, would be a luxury. Can you guess who Kiper rolled the dice with in Cleveland? The remaining two picks in the top five were a star running back and stud pass rusher. Read More »

What will the winter storm bring? Here's the latest forecast

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NBC adds that states of emergency have been declared in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and North Carolina. This line extends from Columbus to Macon to Augusta and northward. In Atlanta , it was supposed to be 16 degrees for the low Wednesday but winds were going to be 15 miles per hour or stronger, making for a wind chill of zero. Read More »

Daniel Cormier Reacts to Jon Jones Polygraph Test

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Apparently, the results of that polygraph test are in and the former UFC light heavyweight champion passed with flying colors. Jones took the test on his own free will on December 7 at the PGP Polygraph & Interviewing Service in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Read More »

Wawrinka suffers early set back in Grand Slam return

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Stan Wawrinka was knocked out of the Australian Open by unheralded American Tennys Sandgren on Thursday as concerns over his knee injury re-surfaced in a 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 defeat. Wawrinka took an early lead in the tiebreak thanks to a Berankis double-fault and an ace took him to 6-1. Wawrinka was cautious about his prospects of a long run. Read More »

PBT Extra Player of the Week: Anthony Davis

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Davis had 45 points and 16 rebounds in a 116-113 overtime victory on Tuesday night. "That's one of my favorite moves", Bazemore said. "It makes you wonder: Does this organization really have my back?" Irving committed six of Boston's 18 turnovers and his team-high 27 points came on 24 shots. Read More »

Driver cited in crash involving Jaguars Leonard Fournette

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Leonard Fournette (left) is seen with a state trooper at the crash scene on Tuesday. "They say you have to beat the best to be the best so I can't wait to get out there and try", added Campbell . It was weird, considering the rookie scored a career-high three TDs at Heinz Field last Sunday. RB Leonard Fournette was involved in a minor accident today when his auto was rear-ended. Read More »

Liverpool 'disappointed and angry' in Flanagan after assault conviction

The Liverpool defender, 25, was ordered to carry out 40 hours of unpaid work and a 12-month community for assaulting Rachael Wall . Lloyd said the attack was not just a single act. Flanagan told the court that he and his girlfriend have "stayed together" and are trying to "fix their relationship". 'It leaves his own reputation damaged and, through association, he has severely let down the club he had previously represented with distinction. Read More »

'Ron Burgundy' Interviews Roger Federer After Australian Open Win

Order restored No. 13 Sam Querrey restored some order for the USA men with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win over Feliciano Lopez. Djokovic held a private meeting with the players before the tournament to talk about issues on the ATP World Tour. "I think it's going to be very interesting". Ferrell, 50, asks in Burgundy's gravelly voiced persona. "I'm happy I dodged some questions there". Djokovic wasn't the only former champion making a comeback. Read More »

Rock-solid start for Novak Djokovic in return to tennis

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Two of them will meet in the third round. "It's my 30th birthday and it's unbelievable how the time is going". The 30-year-old Russian is one of just two Australian Open winners in the women's draw. Sharapova, one of the highest earners in women´s sport, suffered a string of early defeats after her comeback but has been working her way back up the rankings since. Read More »

Forshaw officially joins Leeds United from Middlesbrough

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Leeds moved to sign Klich for £1.5m during the summer, but after just 10 appearances across all competitions, the 27-year-old could be on the verge of leaving on-loan this month, with foreign interest in the midfielder, according to the Yorkshire Evening Post . Read More »

Liverpool looking to replace Coutinho with James

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The Colombian worldwide, who scored an outstanding free-kick in Bayern's recent 3-1 victory over Bayer Leverkusen, went on to discuss allegations about his poor training regime at Madrid, also claiming that he'd love to face his old side in the Champions League final. Read More »

France's Bastareaud gets three-week ban for homophobic comments

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The French Rugby Federation said it dropped him "following his suspension" and selected Danty in his place. Bastareaud was heard on live television, and later apologised on Twitter for using the homphobic slur against Treviso's Sebastian Negri , seemingly in response to a similar insult. Read More »

Ohio State Buckeyes at Northwestern Wildcats Free Preview 01/17/18

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Jae'Sean Tate is the third double-digit scorer and Kaleb Wesson is grabbing five rebounds. The Wildcats' last game against IN was one of their roughest outings of the season. Northwestern is 2-3 ATS with 3 unders and 2 overs over their last five games. Iowa's Tom Davis started 6-0 in 1987. In their last five games, Ohio State is 4-1 ATS with 3 unders and 2 overs. Read More »

GoDaddy to back Patrick's Daytona, Indy entries

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The company sponsored her auto in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series from her debut in 2012 through the 2015 season. "GoDaddy was there for me when my career was just really starting so it's exciting to be getting back in the GoDaddy "green" for my final two races". Read More »

State "deeply saddened" by death of Matthew Snyder

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The newspaper cited multiple anonymous sources in their report. Law enforcement authorities are investigating the death of 22-year-old Matthew Snyder at a residence in the 3300 Block of Claflin Avenue in Manhattan. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the Snyder family during this very hard time", Athletics Director Gene Taylor said in a statement. Mathew was the son of Sean and Wanda Snyder. Read More »

Scores four goals against Dijon

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Neymar then dribbled toward goal and did a nifty back and forth between two defenders, before eventually losing the ball. Neymar hit a ball to Di Maria in the 15th minute to put his team up 2-0. Plenty went against Silva's words and claimed he was upset by the boos. PSG's 11th win out of 11 home Ligue 1 games this season saw Neymar at his mesmeric best, although Unai Emery's side rarely needed to get out of third gear against desperately poor opposition, despite Kylian Mbappe having ... Read More »

Christmas spotlight offers Rockets a chance to prove their dominance

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Before we get to the victorious Westbrook, let's shout out Harden, who scored 29 points (albeit on only 7-of-18 shooting, including 3-of-11 from long-range), with 14 assists and eight rebounds. Defensively, the Thunder are yielding 99.8 points against the opposing teams. "There's only a handful of teams that play on Christmas. I think everybody, we're just buying into our schemes and what we work on and what we practice more consistently". Read More »

Trump enjoys 'excellent' health, White House physician concludes

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Participants are asked, for example, to draw a line between a number and a letter in ascending order; to draw a clock and put numbers on it; and to remember a list of common words. But the physician said Trump's cardiac health was excellent , noting the president had undergone an exercise stress test , and said he consulted cardiologists about Trump's coronary calcium score. Read More »

Russia's ZASPORT presents new designs of 2018 Olympic apparel for national team

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A total of 42 Russian athletes disqualified from Sochi 2014 for doping and barred from all future Olympic Games are also appealing the IOC verdicts at the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Similar to the process used by athletics' world governing body the IAAF for the last two years, these criteria would require Russia's winter sports athletes to show a minimum of 12 months' results from a WADA-compliant testing programme, which rules out Russia's own suspended anti-doping agency, and have no ... Read More »

Malcom to Arsenal: Bordeaux president deals Arsene Wenger transfer blow

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The video in question surfaced after Bordeaux lost 2-0 to Caen and sees Malcom and his Brazilian team-mates laughing and joking around . Bordeaux boss Jocelyn Gourvennec spoke to reporters about the future of Brazilian winger Malcom, and surprisingly hinted that Liverpool could be a potential destination for him, as quoted by the Metro . Read More »

FA technical director pays homage to the late Cyrille Regis

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TRIBUTES are paid to footballing pioneer Cyrille Regis, a Monmouthshire councillor has recalled meeting the former England striker. Regis also played for clubs like Coventry City, Aston Villa and Wolverhampton Wanderers during a 19-year professional playing career. Read More »

Sri Lanka sweat over Angelo Mathews' fitness ahead of Bangladesh ODI

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Sri Lanka was bowled out for 278 in 48.1 overs. After a disastrous showing against Bangladesh , Zimbabwe's batsmen got the pitch to their liking with Masakadza leading the way. Raza gave the crucial breakthrough by removing a well-set Perera for 80 and then Blessing Muzarabani scalped the risky Mathews for 42, to give Zimbabwe hope. Read More »

Bruins pay tribute to Julien before ruining Montreal coach's return

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While Montreal would jump out to an early lead, the game was dominated by the Bruins. This continued wear-down effect from the Bruins played out to a game-tying snipe from David Pastrnak at the 6:50 mark of the first, and then a bank-in goal from Ryan Spooner just 2:37 into the second period. Read More »

Carl Frampton next fight revealed

Tongues have been wagging about the fight since Donaire first tweeted earlier this month about the potential of facing Frampton on his home turf. Ticket details are expected to be announced in the coming days, but already bookmakers have installed Frampton as a raging hot favourite, offering odds of 1/6 for the Belfast man to succeed. Read More »

Vikings Pivot to Eagles After Dramatic Win Over Saints

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I definitely learned a lot from that. Their minds still racing with childlike exuberance over the stunning last-snap victory that sent them to the NFC championship game , numerous Minnesota Vikings remained awake several hours past midnight. Read More »

Arsene Wenger laments 'lacklustre' Arsenal attack vs. Bournemouth

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Hector Bellerin fired Arsenal into a second-half lead on the south coast, only for Callum Wilson and Jordon Ibe to pounce and turn the game on its head. Bournemouth deserved the three points and the result leaves Wenger's side without a win in five games. "When you look today we missed many players in our squad and you see that they have a weight in the team", Wenger said. Read More »

Simona Halep: 'I felt big pain on court, but nothing is broken'

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The 17th-seeded Keys was dominant serving in the first set. Facing yet again a big hitter, Halep came ready after her successful run at the Shenzhen Open where she won both the singles and the doubles title. "I maybe could have done things better, but in the end, she deserves to win". Muguruza did not show any lingering effects of the cramps which forced her to retire from the Brisbane International or the injury which forced her withdrawal from the Sydney International at the quarterfinal ... Read More »

Wenger insists he has no plans to leave Arsenal

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Recent reports had suggested that some of Bordeaux's directors had made it clear to players that the 20-year-old wouldn't last very long at the Stade Matmut-Atlantique. "In this kind of period we try to use the players completely focused on being at the club". "If you can not give the players what they want , they won't sign a new deal". Read More »

England hammer Bangladesh at U19 World Cup

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England too were in early trouble as they started their chase of 176. Mahidul Islam Ankon (20) and later Hasan Mahmud (23) offered brief resistance to take their side to a respectable total. Akash Gill's all-round display helped Canada pick up their first win of the tournament as they beat Namibia by four wickets in Lincoln. The duo scored at a fair pace, taking the team past the 100-run mark in the 23rd over. Read More »

Sevilla approach Liverpool over Daniel Sturridge loan move

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The young Serbia midfielder was Jurgen Klopp's first signing two years ago but he has struggled for starting opportunities and, in order to gain first team experience, he has signed for Cardiff until the end of the campaign. Given his history of fitness woes and the fact he has not shown his best form since a 21-goal Premier League season in 2013-14, it is unlikely many clubs will be prepared to take such a big risk on him. Read More »

Emotional outbursts hurt Jaguars in loss

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And the glowing embers on San Francisco's season should be extinguished here by the strongest front four in the league. Garoppolo and the 49ers got off to an extremely hot start and, after two impressive scoring drives and a pick-six by Dontae Johnson , were 16-0 up within a blink of an eye. Read More »

Kris Dunn Suffers Possible Concussion, Chipped Teeth vs. Warriors

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It was the 11th time the Warriors had both Curry and Klay Thompson each score 30-plus points in a game, and of course they're 11-0 in those instances. A big third quarter by the Warriors in which they outscored their hosts 32-12 was enough to stand up to a fourth quarter rally by the Bulls in a 119-112 victory at the United Center. Read More »