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Sports Liverpool more 'special' to Jose Mourinho than Chelsea reunion
Author: 0 Liverpool more 'special' to Jose Mourinho than Chelsea reunion

He is now playing for Manchester United and I wish him the best going forward. Paul Pogba has returned to the Manchester United starting XI for the club's Premier League meeting with Chelsea . They produced a morale-boosting performance in the midweek Champions League clash with La Liga leaders Barcelona, although a mistake from defender Andreas Christensen resulted in the Spanish side snatching a precious away goal in a 1-1 draw.

Sports Carabao Cup: Jesus could return but Guardiola has doubts over Sterling
Author: 0 Carabao Cup: Jesus could return but Guardiola has doubts over Sterling

There is a whopping 27-point gap between the two sides in the Premier League: in terms of only points, Arsenal are actually closer to West Brom at the bottom of the table than City at the top. " Manchester City have so many players that you think you have to stop that it is better to focus on the team plan than rather than on any individual", said Wenger on Friday.

Sports Russell Westbrook Calls Out Zaza Pachulia for Being a Dirty Player
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook Calls Out Zaza Pachulia for Being a Dirty Player

Like Westbrook, Paul George also called out Pachulia for what he believes was an intentional fall onto his teammate's legs, per ESPN's Royce Young. "Obviously it was intentional". Not only do fans want something done about this, because it's hardly his first time doing it, but other players in the league want something done. In May, he was accused of not giving Kawhi Leonard space to land, which added to his ankle injury.

Sports Ben Stokes returns to face New Zealand in opening ODI
Author: 0 Ben Stokes returns to face New Zealand in opening ODI

Ben Stokes is set to make his hotly-anticipated return to global cricket on Sunday, as the Durham all-rounder is set to be named in England's team for their One-Day worldwide with New Zealand , which kicks off in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Sports Kansas wins heart-stopper over Texas Tech, 14th straight Big 12 title
Author: 0 Kansas wins heart-stopper over Texas Tech, 14th straight Big 12 title

Texas Tech wasn't done, cutting the lead down to one with less than 16 minutes to play in the first half, but Graham came to life in the second, doing his best Frank Mason impression and driving into the teeth of the Red Raiders defense over and over to draw fouls and get easy baskets.

Sports Sean Miller Will Not Coach For Arizona vs. Oregon After Damning Report
Author: 0 Sean Miller Will Not Coach For Arizona vs. Oregon After Damning Report

The school said Ayton will be eligible to play Saturday night. Late in the first half with Arizona leading OR 36-30, the Ducks' defense attempted to trap the Wildcats deep under their own basket. Regardless of the storyline, the game tonight should not be about Arizona. Bilas also demanded Arizona put Miller on administrative leave and bench Ayton until the matter can be investigated fully.

Sports The best moments from figure skating at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics
Author: 0 The best moments from figure skating at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics

That sent the teams to a high-stakes, sudden-death shootout, where the USA came out on top, breaking Canada's 2002-2014 streak of four consecutive gold medals. While Sweden confirmed their status as the dominant force in women's curling , Korea's silver marked a major Asian breakthrough in the sport with two teams on the podium after Japan defeated Britain on Saturday to take the bronze.

Sports EPL wrap: Liverpool crush West Ham, Burley draw against Southampton
Author: 0 EPL wrap: Liverpool crush West Ham, Burley draw against Southampton

But the cheeky Brazilian made a decision to add a touch of samba magic to his finish and calmly looked away from goal as he slotted into the empty to put Liverpool 3-0 up. He should have got a lot closer to Salah for Liverpool's second goal. The World Cup may be a pipe dream for 34-year-old Murray, but he now has 10 Premier League goals this season and only three Englishmen - Harry Kane, Raheem Stirling and Jamie Vardy - have scored more .

Sports Winter Olympics 2018: Canada breaks medal record
Author: 0 Winter Olympics 2018: Canada breaks medal record

The gold went to Alina Zagitova and silver to another Olympic Athlete from Russia, Evgenia Medvedeva, as they continue their battle for world dominance. Already trailing in seventh place after she put a hand down on a triple jump in the short program, the 20-year-old over-rotated the second triple jump, a toe loop, in her opening combination on Friday, and it got much, much worse from there.

Sports Russian Curlers Forfeit Medal After Doping Violation
Author: 0 Russian Curlers Forfeit Medal After Doping Violation

Russia is attempting to gain Olympic reinstatement after the International Olympic Committee suspended the Russian Olympic Committee a year ago in connection with a massive doping scheme at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi but allowed 168 athletes to compete under neutral uniforms and without the Russian national flag.

Sports Arsenal could halt City's silverware success
Author: 0 Arsenal could halt City's silverware success

Since October he has sought to bring attention to the plight of jailed pro-independence politicians Jordi Sanchez and Jordi Cuixart by wearing a yellow ribbon at during all City matches and media engagements. The FA announced the charge shortly after Guardiola's news conference for the final, which could see him win his first trophy as a City manager. "It's what happened.

Sports Conte names a surprising candidate as Chelsea's captain in waiting
Author: 0 Conte names a surprising candidate as Chelsea's captain in waiting

All eyes will be drawn to the Old Trafford touchline when Chelsea take on Manchester United on Sunday, as Conte comes face to face with Jose Mourinho for the first time since calling the Portuguese a "little man" and a "fake" as tensions between the two men escalated publicly last month.

Sports Olympics: The Miracurl on Ice
Author: 0 Olympics: The Miracurl on Ice

But by the end of the eighth end it was all smiles. "I'd say it's pretty unprecedented, anywhere", Chris Plys, the reserve who replaced Shuster for one game in Vancouver, said while ice fishing in Minnesota in a phone interview a few hours before Saturday's final.

Sports Winter Olympics: Sweden tops Korea's 'Garlic Girls' in curling
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: Sweden tops Korea's 'Garlic Girls' in curling

But things have quieted since its neighbor to the south drew closer to taking the Olympic spotlight. Mr Kim Hyung Soo, 54, defected to South Korea in 2009 with his son, a skier who competed in the North Korean national league. "North Korea accept the responsibility for the atrocity and apologise", they shouted, waving banners and portraits of Kim marked with a red cross. -North Korea meeting earlier this month in the South on the fringe of the opening ceremony.

Sports USA Olympic Curling Team Receives Wrong Gold Medals After Final Win
Author: 0 USA Olympic Curling Team Receives Wrong Gold Medals After Final Win

Saturday here in the states. That final match was a 5-5 tie entering the eighth end (much like a baseball inning) with Team USA having the final shot and a chance at the equivalent of a grand slam home run. Clearly, the Swedes, with Niklas Edin as skip, had their eyes set on gold this time. "Maybe we can get off the ice, do our interviews and get the silver medal without throwing it into the sea".

Sports United States of America shocks Sweden to win Men's curling gold
Author: 0 United States of America shocks Sweden to win Men's curling gold

Team USA took a huge lead late in the match when skipper John Shuster hit a ideal shot in the eighth end. The US men's curling team , once known as "The Rejects", pulled off one the great upsets of the PyeongChang Olympics by beating favorites Sweden 10-7 to clinch an historic gold medal.

Sports Allardyce unhappy with Everton's play in 'final third'
Author: 0 Allardyce unhappy with Everton's play in 'final third'

Everton defender Leighton Baines could return to the squad for Saturday's Premier League trip to Watford after fully recovering from a calf injury that has kept him out of action for almost three months, manager Sam Allardyce said on Friday.

Sports UFC on FOX 28
Author: 0 UFC on FOX 28

The aggressive attack almost backfired when Stephens launched a huge uppercut but instead got clipped with a short counter strike from Emmett that dropped him to the ground for a brief moment. Stephens put a pounding on young prospect Doo Ho Choi in his last time out as the headline of UFC Fight Night St. Louis. After being dropped by Emmett late in round one , Stephens was able to rally in round two and ended up dropping the Team Alpha Male product with a left hand.

Sports Jaguars working on a contract extension with Blake Bortles
Author: 0 Jaguars working on a contract extension with Blake Bortles

Following the Jacksonville Jaguars' most successful season in almost two decades, there has been much uncertainty surrounding quarterback Blake Bortles' long-term future with the franchise. The Jaguars went 10-6 and won the AFC South - the franchise's first division title since 1999 - and made the playoffs for the first time since the 2007 season.

Sports Messi and Suarez on the mark as Barca cruise past Girona
Author: 0 Messi and Suarez on the mark as Barca cruise past Girona

The lead was short-lived though as a Sergio Busquets ball picked out Messi who then managed to put Suarez in on goal and the Uruguayan striker made no mistake, beating Yassine Bounou to level the score. Girona took a surprising lead in the second minute as Portu found the back of the net with a fine finish. Ter Stegen had to be awake to make a late save in extra time, but it was ultimately a dismal display from Girona compared to the flawless performance from the league leaders who ...

Sports Jaguars release free agent bust Chris Ivory
Author: 0 Jaguars release free agent bust Chris Ivory

Ivory rushed for 1,070 yards with seven touchdowns en route to a Pro Bowl selection with the Jets in 2015, which earned him the big contract with the Jags. Mathers signed with the Jags as an undrafted free agent a year ago, but landed on injured reserve in August after a training camp injury that led him to take a trip to the hospital .

Sports Ivanka Trump Watches USA's Mack Win Snowboarding Silver
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump Watches USA's Mack Win Snowboarding Silver

The 229 members of the North Korean cheerleading squad became the unlikely center of attention during the Winter Olympics 2018 due to their highly synchronized and over-the-top routines. Ivanka Trump, daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, watches the men's Big Air snowboard competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea , Saturday, Feb.

Sports Kumar Galhotra Will Replace Raj Nair as Ford North America President
Author: 0 Kumar Galhotra Will Replace Raj Nair as Ford North America President

The automaker has not specified what actions caused one of its top executives to immediately leave the company. Galhotra has been on Ford's payroll for the past 29 years. According to Fortune, the executive's stock bonus is valued at $5 million. Over and out: Ford North America president Raj Nair was once vice-president of operations for Ford Asia-Pacific - the region that includes Australia.

Sports Records smashed in South Africa
Author: 0 Records smashed in South Africa

Kapp's 27 was their top score. India also won the one-day series 2-1. In response to India's total, South Africa fell short of 7 runs and India lifted the trophy. India sealed the T20 series against South Africa with a victory in the decider that was nearly snatched away from them by a feisty South African lower-order effort.

Sports Arsene Wenger dismisses Pep Guardiola's 'extra protection' plea to referees
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger dismisses Pep Guardiola's 'extra protection' plea to referees

Wenger has never won the League Cup, often using it during his 21-year tenure to blood young players and give valuable minutes to those on the fringes of his first-team. Arsenal won 2-1 that day and they deserved to win. Wenger has stood in the line of fire but when the bullets have been loaded and the odds have appeared against him, he has found the means to dodge them.

Sports USA Struggling in PyeongChang
Author: 0 USA Struggling in PyeongChang

But it was Fleming's dazzling performance in the French Alps that truly started an era of American domination, when the stars and stripes would fly for at least one medalist in every games through Sasha Cohen's silver medal in Italy in 2006.

Sports Michigan State's Miles Bridges cleared to play by the NCAA
Author: 0 Michigan State's Miles Bridges cleared to play by the NCAA

The NCAA released a statement Friday morning following the report, saying they will cooperate with federal prosecutors to identify and punish the unscrupulous parties. Michigan State on Friday released statements from both Izzo and interim athletic director Bill Beekman responding to the report. Michigan State star Miles Bridges has been cleared to play and will be available Sunday against Wisconsin after being named in documents that detailed possible NCAA rules violations.

Sports Shareef O'Neal, son of Shaquille O'Neal, drops commitment to Arizona
Author: 0 Shareef O'Neal, son of Shaquille O'Neal, drops commitment to Arizona

Shareef O'Neal, son of National Basketball Association legend Shaquille O'Neal, announced Saturday that he would reopen his recruitment due to the "current events" at Arizona. . After sending and deleting an earlier tweet saying he doesn't "want to be involved with that" referring to Arizona, Shareef O'Neal had chose to look at other programs.

Sports Talking Points From Leicester City 1-1 Stoke City
Author: 0 Talking Points From Leicester City 1-1 Stoke City

Xherdan Shaqiri's 44th-minute opener for the visitors, a fine long-range strike after an enterprising run, lit up an otherwise drab first half, and the visitors retained their lead until 20 minutes from time when Butland fumbled Marc Albrighton 's cross into his own net.

Sports Lukaku tipped for 'big things' by United team-mate Matic
Author: 0 Lukaku tipped for 'big things' by United team-mate Matic

Manchester United star has been shocked at the lack of interest from the club to renew his contract with Alexis Sanchez's arrival. 'I think it will be hard to do that if Real Madrid want him, ' Scholes, who won 11 Premier League titles in his 20-year career at Old Trafford, added.

Sports Zinedine Zidane Plays Down Bale's Real Madrid Exit Rumours
Author: 0 Zinedine Zidane Plays Down Bale's Real Madrid Exit Rumours

Ronaldo, who made it 12 goals in his last seven games with his two goals, handed over the chance of his hat-trick from the penalty spot as Benzema swept in his fourth league goal of the season to complete a ideal afternoon for Zidane. The Portugal forward has now scored eight goals in his past four Real appearances, and 299 in the Spanish top flight. Los Blancos will also be buoyed by Ronaldo's continued fine form, along with welcome goals for Bale and Benzema as they remain in third place ...

Sports Canadian Hockey Player Chucks a Silent Tanty After Losing To Team USA
Author: 0 Canadian Hockey Player Chucks a Silent Tanty After Losing To Team USA

Russia's sole Olympic gold in hockey dates back to the 1992 Albertville Winter Games, when the squad now known as the Unified Team comprised of former Soviet players won the gold, beating Canada in the finals 3-1. Michael Heine, director of the International Centre for Olympic Studies at Western University, says shootouts have a longer history in European hockey and soccer.

Sports Matic insists Man Utd can still do 'big things'
Author: 0 Matic insists Man Utd can still do 'big things'

The Ivorian's last start for United came against Chelsea all the way back in November and there would be no better way to announce his return than by shutting out the likes of Eden Hazard and Alvaro Morata. The feud started when the United boss said he did not need to "act like a clown" on the touchline, a comment perceived to be aimed at the animated Conte, who responded by claiming Mourinho must have "demenza senile" - senile dementia.

Sports Scots' shock Six Nations win over England
Author: 0 Scots' shock Six Nations win over England

Scotland nearly scored soon after when a pass to Hamish Watson was delayed just a second too long when the home side had a huge overlap while England thought they scored a second try just minutes later but Nigel Owens brought play back for a knock-on in the tackle from Courtney Lawes.

Sports Winter Olympics: USA's Kyle Mack lands silver in snowboarding big air
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: USA's Kyle Mack lands silver in snowboarding big air

He had a chance to better Toutant but sat down on his third and final jump. For Run 2, he moved on to the cab triple cork 1800 - one of the biggest tricks attempted in this contest - but couldn't land it. Just outside the medal positions, two more Americans slotted inside the top five. Toutant and Morgan therefore faced anxious waits to see if they would medal, and after Bergrem's fall, second-placed Mack also had to rely on his first two runs after failing to land his last jump.

Sports Jurgen Klopp: I wouldn't have coped like Roberto Firmino after racism allegations
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp: I wouldn't have coped like Roberto Firmino after racism allegations

Holgate reported Firmino for using abusive language, but on Wednesday the Football Association cleared the Brazilian citing a lack of evidence. Speaking to reporters on Friday, the former Borussia Dortmund boss said: "I am not used to things like that in general so I had no idea how long it would be but the Everton game was quite a while ago".

Sports Vonn scatters ashes of grandfather in S. Korea
Author: 0 Vonn scatters ashes of grandfather in S. Korea

Lindsey Vonn came to South Korea with the goal of taking home an Olympic medal and leaving something even more special behind. Vonn has been dealing with a lengthy list of injuries, including two operations to fix torn ligaments in her right knee that kept her out of the 2014 Sochi games .

Sports Seahawks QB Russell Wilson heading to Yankees camp on Monday
Author: 0 Seahawks QB Russell Wilson heading to Yankees camp on Monday

He'll probably just put on a uniform and go through the paces in practice for the six days he is going to be in Tampa , Florida . The Rangers then traded Wilson to the Yankees earlier this month for "future considerations". Wilson concludes the video by instructing the Yankees to "let's go win a World Series". Wilson spent two years in minor league baseball in 2010 and 2011, hitting.229 with five home runs and 26 RBI in 93 A-ball games.

Sports Students Who Survived the Florida School Shooting Refuse to Meet With Trump
Author: 0 Students Who Survived the Florida School Shooting Refuse to Meet With Trump

Trump himself did not comment on the gun issue Monday. Cruz is facing 17 counts of murder in the Wednesday afternoon shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Students also have vowed to exert pressure on United States congress as the aftermath of the killings resonates beyond Florida. "He said he was sorry, but I didn't hear that".

Author: 0 Mohamed Salah: I like to put myself under pressure at Liverpool FC

I have the freedom to do whatever I want, but we are 11 players, so I have to defend, do my work, attack, defend, everything! Meanwhile the last African to win the honour was Didier Drogba in 2010, when he scored 29 goals , guiding Chelsea to the Premier League title.

Sports Christensen a future Chelsea captain, says Conte
Author: 0 Christensen a future Chelsea captain, says Conte

The Serbia global has largely impressed under Jose Mourinho, although his form has deteriorated in the second half of the season, while Tiemoue Bakayoko - whose arrival at Chelsea prompted Matic's departure - has struggled to make a positive impact.

Sports Canadian athlete arrested after taking a car at Olympics
Author: 0 Canadian athlete arrested after taking a car at Olympics

One of the people in the vehicle was passed out when police arrived, the Canadian Press reports. Not only that, it was also reported that when the Gangwon Provincial Police Agency interrogated them they had a blood-alcohol level of.160 and they said they were cold.

Author: 0 Is Isco the new Zidane — Real Madrid

Amid another injury-hit campaign for the Wales worldwide in the Spanish capital, regular rounds of transfer rumours have suggested that his days at Santiago Bernabeu may be numbered. "I am happy with him, he is a good kid, hard worker". Having played the same number of games as each other, Zizou scored 49 goals while Isco has managed 40.

Sports Scots curlers miss out on bronze in defeat to Japan
Author: 0 Scots curlers miss out on bronze in defeat to Japan

Great Britain will have to settle for a bronze medal match after Eve Muirhead's rink was beaten 10-5 by Sweden in their Winter Olympics curling semi-final. Muirhead's team conceded the final end of play. In a repeat of their experience in Sochi four years ago, Muirhead's team must now pick themselves up for a bronze medal play-off against Japan on Saturday.

Sports Watch Ester Ledecka make history, win gold medals in two different sports
Author: 0 Watch Ester Ledecka make history, win gold medals in two different sports

She'll leave as the first to win gold medals in both sports. "Whenever I hear anybody say something about this", Shiffrin says, laughing, at a press conference. "It's like, 'most likely, ' 'probably, ' 'maybe, ' 'we'll see, ' 'not sure.' I'm like, 'Knowing Lindsey, I don't believe her'". In the men's race, Switzerland's Nevin Galmarini won the gold, beating South Korea's Sangho Lee to the line in the final.

Sports Napoli win but go out, red-faced Arsenal lose and go through
Author: 0 Napoli win but go out, red-faced Arsenal lose and go through

RB Leipzig , who dropped into the competition after being eliminated from the Champions League, will play Zenit Saint-Petersburg, who won the Europa League in 2008. "But frankly, after a 3-2 defeat on home turf, we were in a hard position". Borussia Dortmund snatched a late goal at Atalanta to progress with a 1-1 draw, while AC Milan and Atletico Madrid, both with three-goal leads from the away legs, completed the formality of qualifying with 1-0 wins at home on Thursday.