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Newcastle in advanced talks to bring Feyenoord striker Nicolai Jorgensen


Newcastle are now just one point clear of the relegation zone in the Premier League and they return to action on Wednesday night where they will entertain Burnley desperate for the three points to aid their quest for safety. I'm working now with all my staff and all my players to improve the team". "We have an important game and I want to concentrate on that". "It's very hard that they will leave", said Benitez, who was angered by the club's failure to strengthen his squad in the ... Read More »

Chelsea will not sell Hazard to City

Reports say that the Red Club is still unsatisfied with the tax adventure of Ronaldo that took him to the court in Spain. There has been talk for years now of Ronaldo returning to the Premier League and it seems quite unlikely that the Portuguese forward would be making a comeback anytime soon. Read More »

LaLiga boss, Tebas urges Real Madrid to sign Neymar


The PSG man arrived in France in August after a world-record £198million transfer from Barcelona - a move Tebas tried to block to protect La Liga . "This is a league for the best players, but I do not know where he could go, although it would be fantastic for him to return here and these sorts of players are vital to the league". Read More »

Cleveland Indians to stop using Chief Wahoo logo in 2019

Major League Baseball has said the image, a large-toothed, grinning caricature many find offensive, is no longer appropriate for use in the game. While the team will stop using the insignia on its uniforms and signage beginning in 2019 , it will retain the trademark for Chief Wahoo and will continue to sell merchandise with the logo in the Cleveland market and a limited number of global markets, at least in part to satisfy a requirement for keeping ownership of the trademark. Read More »

Aberdeen's Richie Ramsay flourishes in Dubai Desert Classic


The 22-year-old trailed four-time Major victor McIlroy by two shots with eight holes left, but displayed nerves of steel to overhaul his playing partner and ensure that he will become China's first top-50 player in history. "I was two shots behind at that point and I just wanted to have fun", he said. Englishman Matthew Southgate had a moment to savour when he made a hole-in-one with a nine iron from 154 yards on the seventh, and finished with an eight-under par total. Read More »

John Wall to have knee surgery


John Wall's ongoing knee issues have led to a procedure to clean up the bothersome area, according to The Post's Candace Buckner . The Wizards are 6-6 in those games. Earlier this season, Wall missed nine games because of a platelet-rich injection in his knee and recently sat out due to soreness. And while Brooks had hoped for the best, he said Monday that he could be ready for another extended stretch without Wall . Read More »

Diafra Sakho joins Rennes from West Ham United


And the 28-year-old has now got his move away from London Stadium, leaving West Ham in a deal reported to be worth £8 million (A$14 million). "I felt it and his speech convinced me to join the club", Sakho told the club's official website . Read More »

Brady returns to full practice, Gronk not ready yet

Gronkowski is still in the concussion protocol after he was knocked out of the AFC Championship game January 21. "I maybe want to play a year at 40, maybe 41", said Harrison, the oldest defensive player in the National Football League at 39. Read More »

Athletic Bilbao says Laporte is leaving the Spanish membership


Defender has paid his buyout clause and is leaving Athletic Bilbao , opening the way for a transfer to Manchester City . The lavishly gifted Brazilian brought the house down with a goal on his debut against Chelsea - City eventually lost 3-1 - and produced some magical moments on his way to 15 goals in 2008-09. Read More »

'I don't love tennis': Bernard Tomic admits he regrets getting into tennis


The crew stopped the challenge and hosts Chris Brown and Julia Morris , as well as medics, rushed to Tomic's side. "There is no point in me being here anymore and wasting unnecessary time for myself", Tomic suggested. The tennis star participated in just one challenge on the show, that saw him dangling through the air alongside Fiona O'Loughlin and soon afterwards, he opened up to Jackie Gillies about the depression that's been haunting him in the jungle . Read More »

Henrikh Mkhitaryan in line for Arsenal debut against Swansea


United have been linked with Ozil - and have of course already landed Alexis Sanchez from the club - and sent Henrik Mkhitaryan the other way, leading many people to assume that Arsenal were preparing for life without Ozil, yet Wenger's latest comments suggest otherwise. Read More »

IPL: Chennai Super Kings retains core


KXIP beat Chennai Super Kings ( CSK ) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) to buy Ravichandran Ashwin for a whopping Rs 7.2 crore before shelling out Rs 11 crores to buy KL Rahul. To which, Sehwag, who was sitting next to her at the Kings XI Punjab's table, reacted and wrote, "Ladkiyon ko shopping ka shock hota hai". Preity Zinta, The co owner of the Kings XI Punjab is over the moon to have the Punjabi boy, Yuvraj Singh comeback to the Kings XI Punjab. Read More »

China Denies Spying on the African Union

President Donald Trump sent a letter African leaders at their 30th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to "reiterate the close partnership" between the U.S. A report on governance issues was due to be presented at the summit. Rwandan President Paul Kagame took over chairmanship of the AU for 2018, while it was announced that Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi will chair the union in 2019. Read More »

North Korea Cancels Pre-Olympic Training


South Korea had asked the North to provide the power to hold the concert, according to the government official. "On the one hand, ( South Korea ) will continue to strongly respond to North Korea provocations, and on the other . This will be eligible for those travelling to South Korea between the 1st of February to the 18th of March. The North is also sending hundreds of delegates, cheerleaders and performers. Read More »

MCG to host stand-alone men's and women's World T20 finals


The historic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) will play host to the men's and women's finals of the ICC World Twenty20 in 2020. According to The Herald Sun , Geelong will debut an worldwide venue, joining cities such as Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart and Perth in hosting the ICC World Twenty20 event. Read More »

Beckham backs Sanchez for Man Utd success after ´amazing´ transfer


Ibrahimovic, 36, has struggled to regain his best form after missing seven months with cruciate knee ligament damage suffered during a Europa League win over Anderlecht last April. The Chile worldwide sparkled during the routine 4-0 FA Cup victory against lowly Yeovil Town on Friday but his hard work as much as his creative play that caught the eye. Read More »

Wenger reveals Mhkitaryan's position at Arsenal


And Wenger has warned his side they will have to be at their best at the Liberty Stadium , especially after Liverpool's defeat against Swansea on Monday Night Football just over a week ago. In their last five they have not won a single game, drawing twice and losing three games, which has seen them onto 24 points. Huddersfield have been struggling this season and they are in desperate need of a number of wins to get out of the trouble they have found themselves in. Read More »

Chelsea's Charly Musonda arrives in Glasgow ahead of loan to Celtic


He loves his football and is a bright player". A Belgian worldwide at every youth level, Musonda has also been a key player in Chelsea's youth side, winning the Under-21 Premier League, FA Youth Cup and UEFA Youth League. The Belgian attacker has agreed an 18-month loan move from the English champions to join Brendan Rodgers' side. I was quite close to coming last summer but it didn't happen. Read More »

Gronkowski Not Expected At Super Bowl Opening Night

Tom Brady was also on the field, gripping a football without a glove on his right hand. It's not clear if the two are out of the NFL's concussion protocol since being cleared to participate in non-contact practices is the fourth step of a five-step process. Read More »

Special needs students in Mobile get early taste of Mardi Gras


Everyone is welcome at the football - that's the message the Sydney Swans will be taking to the Mardi Gras this year ... Traditionally, Australian professional sports and Australia's queer community haven't been an unbelievable mix, so it's cool as shit to see clubs actively take part in a big, ridiculous, celebration of queerdom. Read More »

Jabari Parker to make season debut for Bucks on Friday


On Monday evening, Bucks GM Jon Horst announced that Parker would make his long-awaited season debut against the New York Knicks and he said the following about the return. That's good news for the Bucks, who are 3-0 since firing head coach Jason Kidd a week ago and look to remain flawless under interim coach Joe Prunty Monday night when they host the Philadelphia 76ers at the Bradley Center. Read More »

Federer gets emotional after winning major No. 20


Federer faced one more break point in that game, which he saved with a big first serve down the T. And when he finally held serve with a brilliantly angled backhand victor to go 1-0, you got the feeling that the most unsafe moment of the match for him had passed. Read More »

Chelsea close on Giroud as three-way deal nears conclusion


That's roughly half of what the Gunners value Giroud at and speaks volumes for the club's desperation to get a deal over the line for Aubameyang. But one source told Sky Sports News on Sunday night that Giroud may yet be involved in the deal to bring Aubameyang to the Emirates by switching to Dortmund. Read More »

Royals' trade Moss, Ryan for two pitchers


He managed to knock 22 home runs in just 118 games this season, but could barely keep his batting average above the Mendoza Line (.207). Moss only spent a year in Kansas City after signing a two-year deal with the team . That could make it hard for the A's to trade him elsewhere. The 30-year-old southpaw went from the Padres to the Royals at the trade deadline last year and finished the season with a 2.89 ERA in 65 1/3 innings. Read More »

LaVar Ball confirms plans: LiAngelo to Lakers, LaMelo to stay with Vytautas


With just one game left in the five-game series of exhibition matches against other Lithuanian squads, the outspoken patriarch was allowed to take the reins, and he more than brought the bluster as his team romped, 151-120 . After the triumph, Ball basked in the glory of his coaching brilliance. Or is this performance going to be more for show than anything else? When asked how he handled coaching responsibilities with Seskus, LaVar suggested he wanted to teach the coach how to have fun ... Read More »

Cheeky set-piece sees Manchester City ease past Cardiff in FA Cup

It also clarified Chelsea's bar for success in the remainder of the season; with Barcelona favoured in the Champions League round-of-16, the FA Cup now presents by far the most realistic path towards silverware. Lee Charnley does. We gave a list of players to them on January 1 and the plans A, B and C were ready. "I'm happy for Michy". We have to continue to do this and know we have to face great difficulties. Read More »

Conte: Michy will decide if he wants to go on loan


With a commanding 12-point lead in the Premier League and a favourable draw in the form of Swiss side Basel in the Champions League round of 16, every victory from here on will increase talk of an unprecedented quadruple for City. I am very happy for him and for the team. The Blues boss added: "If the club decides to add another player, then, I don't know if Michy wants to stay, or wants to go on loan". Read More »

Steven Adams stars as Oklahoma City Thunder hold off Philadelphia Sixers


The All-Star center hasn't played in games on back-to-back nights in basketball career, college or pro, and in the NBA with the Sixers , that's been by design. A San Antonio official said Joerger was experiencing lightheadedness and was being kept in the locker room for precautionary reasons. His status for Tuesday's game in New Orleans is unknown. Read More »

Famous Philadelphia Eagles Fans From Bradley Cooper to Will Smith


Veteran defensive lineman Chris Long has played in the Super Bowl before, winning the championship previous year with the New England Patriots . "But as of right now, it's been getting a little bit better every day". Ajayi isn't the first Brit to grace the gridiron's biggest game, of course. Ten thousand volunteers are dispersed throughout the city, especially around the Super Bowl Live area near Nicolett Mall. Read More »