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Sports Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero plays down Newcastle hat-trick heroics
Author: 0 Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero plays down Newcastle hat-trick heroics

Sterling also hit the post as City dominated but Newcastle gave themselves hope with a fine breakaway goal from Jacob Murphy . But Sergio Aguero killed off Newcastle's chances in the 83rd minute when he completed his hat-trick, leaving Guardiola impressed with his team's patience against a packed defence, particularly given their 4-3 defeat to Liverpool last time out.

Sports Sergio Aguero's hat-trick condemns Newcastle to defeat at the Etihad
Author: 0 Sergio Aguero's hat-trick condemns Newcastle to defeat at the Etihad

He opened the scoring by getting the faintest of touches to a Kevin De Bruyne cross in the 34th minute and then doubled the lead with a penalty after Raheem Sterling was fouled. Pep Guardiola does not want Manchester City looking over their shoulders in the quest to become Premier League champions. "It's the Premier League, everyone is spending a lot of money, that is why we expect something in this window".

Sports Cleveland Browns hiring Todd Haley as OC
Author: 0 Cleveland Browns hiring Todd Haley as OC

Haley also called the plays for the Cardinals in 2007-08 and prior to that coached with the Jets, Bears and Cowboys. Per the report, Haley to the Browns has quite a bit of steam, but of course a lot of this could be agent speak or teams leaking information to try to shift negotiations for a better deal or to create a sense of urgency.

Sports Hyeon Chung defies odds, defeats Novak Djokovic
Author: 0 Hyeon Chung defies odds, defeats Novak Djokovic

Karolina Pliskova and Madison Keys, seeded sixth and 17th respectively, preserved their flawless form with straight-set wins in Round 3, too; neither player has dropped a set at the tournament yet. "I've got like a neighborhood, core neighborhood group, with my mom", said the Tennessee native. "I definitely had a real pinch-me moment", said Sandgren, describing his internal dialogue after match point as: "Wow, this is hopefully real".

Sports Kevin De Bruyne signs until 2023
Author: 0 Kevin De Bruyne signs until 2023

The form of De Bruyne and David Silva at the creative heart of Guardiola's side is a factor in Bernardo Silva being restricted to six Premier League starts since joining from Monaco during the close season. I've never witnessed it in other clubs before like that. And the 26-year-old says he feels "at home" in Manchester. The star insisted the decision to stay was easy: 'It was pretty easy.

Sports Joe Root admits unease at missing England matches to play in IPL
Author: 0 Joe Root admits unease at missing England matches to play in IPL

Depending on the outcome of the court appearance, Stokes may now make his return to global cricket in the sides' second T20 clash in Hamilton on February 18. "As has been confirmed in the media a first hearing date at court has been set for 13th February", Stokes tweeted Tuesday. "He hasn't played any cricket for a little while either so it's basically my thought that he should probably start in New Zealand just to allow him a little bit of time to get up to speed".

Sports Inter snap up Rafinha on loan from Barcelona
Author: 0 Inter snap up Rafinha on loan from Barcelona

Luciano Spalletti's Inter are fourth in Serie A , which would see them qualify for Europe's premier competition next season, level with third-placed Lazio on 43 points. "I spoke to him about his injury and my opinion was that he needs to play minutes and in Barcelona it would be complicated after our last market movements", Valverde said Saturday.

Sports North to send 22 athletes for Games
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Heavy security has been deployed for the North Korean delegation on a visit in South Korea ahead of its planned participation in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics . Two male cross-country skiers, Han Chun-Gyong and Pak Il-Chol, will be competing in the 15km freestyle. It said the united Korean delegation would be led into the Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremony under the Korean Unification Flag which would be carried by two athletes, one from each country.

Sports Danica Patrick to drive for Premium Motorsports in Daytona 500
Author: 0 Danica Patrick to drive for Premium Motorsports in Daytona 500

She will pilot the No. 7 GoDaddy Chevrolet for Premium Motorsports with Tony Eury Jr. atop the pit box, reuniting her with both the number and crew chief with which she began her NASCAR career. Now, though, Patrick has an official ride for the 2018 Daytona 500. Still, no one is expecting Danica (probably not even Patrick herself, if she was being 100 percent honest) to win the Daytona 500 in her last attempt at it, something she's never been able to do while racing full-time in the NASCAR ...

Sports Mark Allen Claims Masters Victory
Author: 0 Mark Allen Claims Masters Victory

You can see what it meant to him. . The Masters is part of the three Major UK Triple Crown events, which include the UK Championship in York, which Ronnie O'Sullivan won for the sixth time back in December previous year and the World Championship which runs in April in Sheffield.

Sports Swansea had to make 'Formula One' Liverpool uncomfortable - Carvalhal
Author: 0 Swansea had to make 'Formula One' Liverpool uncomfortable - Carvalhal

For Swansea , this was a much-needed victory and an unlikely scalp, to end Liverpool's 18-match unbeaten run in all competitions. A slow-paced first half was only interrupted by the Swansea goal which came from a corner. It was not the full Premier League debut that Virgil van Dijk will have had in mind. Mawson was the match victor, slotting home a loose ball just before the break after Liverpool's £75million man Virgil van Dijk had failed to clear a Sam Clucas corner.

Sports Manchester United sign Sanchez from Arsenal in swap deal for Mkhitaryan
Author: 0 Manchester United sign Sanchez from Arsenal in swap deal for Mkhitaryan

Sanchez scored 27 goals and provided 13 assists in the Premier League and UEFA Champions League last term, and he will be expected to hit the ground running at the Theatre of Dreams. Wenger has been criticised in recent years for buying too many attack-minded midfielders and ignoring other supposed weaker spots in his team. "I remember today, a conversation I had with Henry, a historic Arsenal player, who changed club for the same reason and today is my turn", Sanchez added.

Sports Nepal's development more inclusive than India's, China's
Author: 0 Nepal's development more inclusive than India's, China's

In a surprisingly stark warning about the impact of short-termism, the WEF calls for a new way of assessing national accomplishment beyond gross domestic product (GDP), a measure it says fuels increasing income and wealth inequality . While the top of the WEF index is dominated by the small European countries, Australia (9) is the only non-European country to make its place in the top 10.

Sports Kawhi Leonard's rehab timeline causing rift between him and Spurs, per report
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard's rehab timeline causing rift between him and Spurs, per report

Wojnarowski adds that "there is work to be done to fix what has been until now a successful partnership", so the Spurs find themselves in rare territory for a franchise that is considered to be one of the best in all of sports. Spurs GM RC Buford has refuted these claims, but did add that this process has been "difficult for everyone". He returned to the lineup on January 13 and scored 19 points in 28 minutes.

Sports Panthers promote from within to hire new defensive coordinator
Author: 0 Panthers promote from within to hire new defensive coordinator

The team said that Wilks agreed to a four-year contract with a team option for a fifth year. The Cardinals will introduce Wilks at a press conference on Tuesday. He had a second interview with the Cardinals on Friday. By the end of the week Rivera had hired longtime National Football League head coach and coordinator Norv Turner to run the offense, and confirmed to the Observer that Scott Turner, Norv's son, would be hired as quarterbacks coach.

Sports Hazard: Chelsea don't need another striker
Author: 0 Hazard: Chelsea don't need another striker

For good measure he added a second in the second-half - his eighth league goal this term - as Chelsea eased to a 4-0 win over the struggling Seagulls. I talked with him, no worries. I'm focused on playing for only Chelsea . Despite having acres to run and many players to beat, Hazard charged forward and calmly rolled the ball into the bottom left for his second of the afternoon and Chelsea's third in the 77th minute while Moses wrapped up the scoring twelve minutes later.

Sports Goalkeeper Wanted By Real Madrid Shockingly Signs New Contract
Author: 0 Goalkeeper Wanted By Real Madrid Shockingly Signs New Contract

Spain global goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has signed a new long-term deal with Athletic Bilbao , despite being heavily tipped to join Real Madrid this month. "But if there are any changes in June, if we sit down and talk, maybe we will sign someone". The Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper looked set to play out his contract and then move elsewhere, but Los Merengues never really did too much to make a push for the Spain worldwide.

Sports Bucks fire coach Jason Kidd
Author: 0 Bucks fire coach Jason Kidd

Kidd was named head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks on June 30, 2014. Assistant coach Joe Prunty will lead the team against the Suns. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news, which reportedly surprised Kidd and Antetokounmpo. Much of the success of that season was built on an exceptional defense that ranked second in the National Basketball Association, but the rest of the league would quickly adjust to Kidd's over-aggressive trapping scheme, which is more than could be said for the ...

Sports Alexis Sanchez joins Manchester United as Henrikh Mkhitaryan makes Arsenal move
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez joins Manchester United as Henrikh Mkhitaryan makes Arsenal move

Though United have a collection of senior players, the majority of the squad is relatively young. Arsenal great Thierry Henry raised questions over Arsenal's team unity following their win at Crystal Palace last month, when the Sky Sports pundit highlighted how some players didn't celebrate Sanchez's first goal with the Chilean.

Sports Daniel Sturridge at loggerheads with club over January transfer
Author: 0 Daniel Sturridge at loggerheads with club over January transfer

Daniel Sturridge's time as a Liverpool player has come to an end. Former Chelsea and Manchester City centre-forward Sturridge was heavily linked with an Anfield exit during the summer transfer window, following injury-plagued spells during his last two years at the club.

Sports Jon Rahm clinches CareerBuilder Challenge golf title after four playoff holes
Author: 0 Jon Rahm clinches CareerBuilder Challenge golf title after four playoff holes

It appeared Landry would come up short in regulation, but he drained a 15-foot birdie putt on the 72nd green to force the play-off. They finished at 22-under 266. As for Rahm, he will defend his title next week at Torrey Pines riding a hot streak. Fleetwood, who won the Race to Dubai past year on the European Tour , won by two shots over Ross Fisher.

Sports Klopp states he would never sell to a rival mid-season
Author: 0 Klopp states he would never sell to a rival mid-season

Swansea are now bottom of the Premier League on 17 points, and while a victory on Monday night would be a magnificent achievement for the Welsh club, it would still keep them rooted to the foot of the league. The Reds dominated possession in the early stages of the first half but the Swans defence remained resolute to deny the visitors an early goal.

Sports Former Vols star Tennys Sandgren delivers shocking upset at Australian Open
Author: 0 Former Vols star Tennys Sandgren delivers shocking upset at Australian Open

The Taiwanese player took out one major victor - Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza - in the second round, and took the first set of Kerber. I knew he probably could out-grind me, he's a heck of a player. "I don't know if this is a dream or not", Sandgren was quoted as saying by AFP after beating Thiem on Monday. But all you guys are here and I'm not in my underwear so maybe it's not.

Sports Tom Brady-Authorized Super Bowl LI Ring Up for Auction
Author: 0 Tom Brady-Authorized Super Bowl LI Ring Up for Auction

Brady jammed his hand at Wednesday's practice and has now missed two consecutive sessions. Brady's X-rays, however, revealed no structural damage and the issue "sounds manageable", Rapoport said. "I think our team has proven over the course of the year that we can win important games against good teams ... that's why you keep moving on". "We can play them in hell, we can play them in Haiti, we can play them in New England..." New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady landed on the ...

Sports Juventus make move for Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere
Author: 0 Juventus make move for Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere

Supporters have vented their frustrations over Arsenal's poor campaign which has seen them fall 23 points behind leaders Manchester City. Crystal Palace manager Hodgson is a big fan of the Arsenal midfielder and controversially took him to Euro 2016 during his time in charge of the national team.

Sports Super Bowl LII matchup: Patriots vs. Eagles
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The turnover swung momentum to the Eagles , who grabbed a 14-7 lead on LeGarrette Blount's bruising 11-yard run. The Philadelphia Eagles have reached their first Super Bowl since 2005 after a 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings .

Sports Kyrie Irving scores 40 points but Celtics' still lose to Magic
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving scores 40 points but Celtics' still lose to Magic

Like, we need it as a team. "There's a lot more adversity down the road and we got to be able to weather the storm no matter what". "We felt we played well against the Cavaliers and didn't come out with the victory. All the Celtics expected more. "It feels good to get a win, especially after playing well", Payton said. Stevens said Eddie, who had a brief two-day stay with the Celtics three years ago, was added for the trip because of injury and illness (Aron Baynes was out sick Saturday) ...

Sports #AUSOpen: Dimitrov knocks out home favourite Kyrgios
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Nadal will potentially meet Dimitrov in the semi-finals, and the third seed will prove a hard challenge, particularly if can produce in clutch moments as he did Sunday. "That's what I'm gonna try (do)". Dimitrov prevailed in 3hrs and 27 minutes and his 7-6 7-6 4-6 7-6 triumph means he is through to a third Melbourne quarter-final and a meeting with unseeded British No 2 Kyle Edmund .

Sports Alexis Sanchez set to undergo Red Devils medical
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez set to undergo Red Devils medical

Guardiola, though, has no intention of trying to sign another out-and-out striker, saying Raheem Sterling can move in from the wing if needed, as he did when City won 2-1 at Manchester United in December. "I think him and Marcus [Rashford] have both played on that left side and both have chipped in with goals and assists, and it's great for us that we have such great attacking flair".

Sports NU men's basketball defeats MI, prepares to take on Ohio State
Author: 0 NU men's basketball defeats MI, prepares to take on Ohio State

Minnesota was outshot 26-24 for the game but had a 7-4 shot advantage in the final period. Even with the momentum of a ranked win on their side, the Huskers have a tough test ahead against the Buckeyes. Minnesota is averaging 79.7 points per game this season while allowing 72.7 per contest. Defensively, Ohio State yields 66.2 points per game against the opposing teams.

Sports Barry Church's hit on Rob Gronkowski was 'his job,' Richard Sherman says
Author: 0 Barry Church's hit on Rob Gronkowski was 'his job,' Richard Sherman says

Gronkowski was taken to the locker room as the team follows concussion protocol. Gronkowski had one catch for 21 yards before exiting the game. I hope he's healthy. Though Gronkowski has had a litany of injuries to overcome in his career , he hasn't missed time due to a concussion. Again, there's no way any doctor can state on January 21 that any player will be fit to play professional football within two weeks.

Sports Fans stocking up on Eagles NFC Championship gear
Author: 0 Fans stocking up on Eagles NFC Championship gear

The win sends the Eagles to Super Bowl LII to face off against the New England Patriots , the team who bested them last time they reached the big dance in 2004. The turnover sparked the Eagles as they took a 21-7 lead when Jeffery caught a 53-yard touchdown pass from Foles to cap a seven-play, 76-yard drive.

Sports Underdog Eagles overpower Vikings to win NFC crown
Author: 0 Underdog Eagles overpower Vikings to win NFC crown

Foles was helped greatly by the Eagles' domination on defense and a spectacular weaving 50-yard interception return TD by Patrick Robinson . The Vikings marched into Philadelphia as three-point favorites, with the NFL's top-ranked defense against a backup quarterback who hadn't thrown for more than 300 yards in a game since 2014.

Sports Vice President Pence takes off on trip to Middle East
Author: 0 Vice President Pence takes off on trip to Middle East

Indeed, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has said the president is to blame for the shutdown that has dominated headlines over the weekend, stating that the issue had arisen because Trump "can't take "yes" for an answer". The visit lasted for fewer than four hours. Pence planned to depart on his trip Friday evening even as a government shutdown appeared imminent . "The Vice President's meetings with the leaders of Egypt , Jordan, and Israel are integral to America's national ...

Sports Jalen Ramsey is Sick of Patriots' Praise
Author: 0 Jalen Ramsey is Sick of Patriots' Praise

Some of the Patriots' players downplayed Ramsey's taunt, saying that trash talking is part of the Jaguars cornerback's game. Earlier, Ramsey declared that the Jaguars would win the Super Bowl after beating the Pittsburgh Steelers in their AFC divisional round showdown.

Sports Patriots favored by 5-6 factors over Eagles in Tremendous Bowl
Author: 0 Patriots favored by 5-6 factors over Eagles in Tremendous Bowl

DANCING IN THE LINC: Fifty seconds into the final quarter, with the score 38-7, Eagles players on the sideline and waiting to kick off on the field were dancing up a storm and fans were chanting "We want Brady". "He's the same guy", wide receiver Torrey Smith remarked after catching one of Foles' three touchdown passes. It all made for a long night two weeks before Minneapolis hosts the Super Bowl that the Eagles and Patriots now have reached.

Sports German Bundesliga Report: Bayern Munich v Werder Bremen 21 January 2108
Author: 0 German Bundesliga Report: Bayern Munich v Werder Bremen 21 January 2108

According to BBC, Bayern , who have won six league games in a row, are 16 points clear. Despite facing a relegation battle and aware of the sides bad record in Munich - Bayern have scored at least five goals in each of Bremen's last five visits - the visiting players showed they weren't overawed.

Sports Martial strike gives United points at Turf Moor
Author: 0 Martial strike gives United points at Turf Moor

French global, Anthony Martial helped United to our fourth straight win in all competitions since the 0-0 draw against Southampton at Old Trafford and it was also the first time the Frenchman would score in three successive Premier League games having scored against Everton , Stoke City and Burnley .

Sports Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
Author: 0 Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game

And remember, the Eagles did this without the guy who likely would have been the NFL's Most Valuable Player, quarterback Carson Wentz , if he hadn't suffered a season-ending knee injury. Halapoulivaati Vaitai has struggled at times while filling in for Peters, but the second-year player from TCU kept Minnesota's sack leader at bay. Of course, it helped that the Vikings picked the absolutely worst game to reveal every wart and deficiency they had.

Sports Pep Guardiola 'proud' of Manchester City's character in Newcastle win
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola 'proud' of Manchester City's character in Newcastle win

It counts after fixture 38. The Catalan is still preaching caution, especially after Liverpool inflicted City's first league defeat of the season just last week. If you go there expecting to lose, then you'll lose. "I always said no". "Still we have 42 points to play [for]". "But if they have their full team out, I think they give anyone in Europe a game".

Sports Alexis Sanchez 'so close' to completing Man Utd transfer, says Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez 'so close' to completing Man Utd transfer, says Jose Mourinho

However, sensational new reports from BBC journalist David Ornstein claim the two sides have come to an agreement for a straight swap deal with no fees. "In fact they think Ibrahimovic might leave during the current season because of the main interest in him from America and China and their seasons start in March".

Sports Tyson Fury Closing In On Boxing Return As Suspension Is Lifted
Author: 0 Tyson Fury Closing In On Boxing Return As Suspension Is Lifted

However, the 29-year-old has recently returned to training with the intention of competing during the spring, and the North-West fighter has taken a step closer to making his highly-anticipated return. On Thursday (Jan 18), Fury posted on social media: "Working really hard and putting in the sacrifice needed to achieve glory. There will be no victory without pain".

Sports Edin Dzeko agrees to join Chelsea
Author: 0 Edin Dzeko agrees to join Chelsea

That is according to Italian reporter Tancredi Palmeri. Palmieri would add to boss Antonio Conte's left-back and left-wing back options, as Spaniard Marcos Alonso now has very little competition in those positions at the club. This has seen the current Premier League Champions look elsewhere, with their attentions apparently having been drawn to former Man City striker Edin Dzeko .

Sports The Cleveland Cavaliers' defense has to be better
Author: 0 The Cleveland Cavaliers' defense has to be better

It was Cleveland's ninth loss in its last 12 games. Perhaps Lue can get some coaching tips from Gregg Popovich after the Cavs play the Spurs in San Antonio Tuesday night. The Cavaliers continued to struggle against the Oklahoma City Thunder . But think of all the other games he has played since he turned pro that don't count toward 30,000.