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Sports Manchester United are confident of completing £50m deal for Tottenham star
Author: 0 Manchester United are confident of completing £50m deal for Tottenham star

The 27 year old England global stirred controversy back in the summer transfer window, when he said in an interview that he was not happy with the club's transfer policy and wanted to play elsewhere. After his summer outburst at Tottenham's transfer policy last summer, Rose was expected to see out the season. "I am reaching my peak and have probably only got one big contract left in me", the Doncaster-bron defender said in the midst of a long-term injury lay-off earlier this year.

Sports Man charged in 2010 slaying of ex-Hawks player Lorenzen Wright
Author: 0 Man charged in 2010 slaying of ex-Hawks player Lorenzen Wright

At about 10:30 in the evening of July 18, his ex-wife said he left her home in Collierville, a Memphis suburb, with drugs and an unspecified amount of cash. Sherra said Lorenzen left her home in a auto with a person she could not identify. He had been living in Atlanta, but in July 2010 visited Memphis.

Sports Manchester United secure Champions League passage as Bayern Munich down PSG
Author: 0 Manchester United secure Champions League passage as Bayern Munich down PSG

KYLIAN MBAPPE HAS been one of the young stars shining brightest in the Champions League over the past two seasons and now boasts another record in the competition. Three traditional heavyweights - Barcelona , Real Madrid and Bayern Munich - are already through, as are former champion Chelsea , Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City .

Sports Ramos: My relationship with Ronaldo is fine
Author: 0 Ramos: My relationship with Ronaldo is fine

Zidane added: "I think my team look in good shape but it's true we have to score more goals". Ronaldo has scored just twice in 10 La Liga matches this season as a stumbling start by Madrid has left them eight points adrift of leaders Barcelona .

Sports David Silva stunner restores Manchester City's lead
Author: 0 David Silva stunner restores Manchester City's lead

David Silva's acrobatic strike seven minutes from time sealed a 2-1 win for Manchester City over West Ham United as the Citizens restored their eight-point advantage at the top of the Premier League table with the result. But Upson has suggested that West Ham could take heart from the performance of Rice. West Ham manager David Moyes, on his part, said: "I have to say it was a really good effort".

Sports Arkansas expected to hire Chad Morris away from SMU
Author: 0 Arkansas expected to hire Chad Morris away from SMU

Arkansas went 4-8 this season and just 1-7 in the SEC. Sources tell CBS Sports that influential people in the college football world and within the SEC who consulted with Arkansas - a program that didn't have an athletic director until Hunter Yurachek was hired on Monday - nearly universally recommended Morris for the job due to his integrity, Texas ties and ability to consistently produce top-tier offenses.

Sports JuJu Smith-Schuster and George Iloka both suspended for one game
Author: 0 JuJu Smith-Schuster and George Iloka both suspended for one game

Iloka will miss Cincinnati's game against the Bears, while Smith-Schuster will sit out an important game against the Ravens . The NFL's letter to Schuster-Smith informing him of the suspension said the egregious hit and the taunting "fell far below the high standards of sportsmanship expected of an NFL player".

Sports Willie Taggart agrees to deal with Florida State
Author: 0 Willie Taggart agrees to deal with Florida State

In his final year with South Florida, Taggart led the school to 10 wins and a victory over SC in the Birmingham Bowl. Taggart briefly coached with Harbaugh's son who was nearing the end of his National Football League career. Taggart is only 41 years old but already has seven years of head coaching experience. And now he's the Seminoles' next head coach. He has also led both Western Kentucky and OR to quick turnarounds.

Sports Olympics: Russia banned from Pyeongchang Games - IOC
Author: 0 Olympics: Russia banned from Pyeongchang Games - IOC

The Russian flag and anthem will be missing from the upcoming Olympic Winter Games. More information to come. The Russian doping scandal began in Sochi. The IOC has not in the past imposed a total ban for doping, instead passing the decision on individual athletes to the global federations governing each individual sport.

Sports Mizzou's Josh Heupel leaves for UCF job, hires Randy Shannon as DC
Author: 0 Mizzou's Josh Heupel leaves for UCF job, hires Randy Shannon as DC

That vision, the wonderful campus, along with the recruiting base not only allows you to have immediate success but sustained success. The team reportedly offered Sumlin the job Sunday, but he was apparently holding out to see if the OR job would come open if coach Willie Taggart chose to take the Florida State job.

Sports Sooners RB Rodney Anderson had protective order filed against him
Author: 0 Sooners RB Rodney Anderson had protective order filed against him

This past weekend, according to her statement, she confided with a friend recalling "images and feelings of [Anderson]" assaulting her with his fingers on the night she met the OU running back. However, there are those accused of sexual assault which they unequivocally did not commit, as is the case for Mr. Anderson. It is incumbent on our community to reserve judgment and to treat this allegation on its own merit.

Sports Kevin Durant Keeps Getting Ejected
Author: 0 Kevin Durant Keeps Getting Ejected

Durant appeared to take special exception to Cousins jutting his head toward Durant like a battering ram. Kerr's third quarter timeout came just a few minutes after he told Warriors' sideline reporter Kerith Burke, "We f-ing sucked", en route to the locker room at halftime.

Sports Arsenal prepared to allow Theo Walcott to leave in January
Author: 0 Arsenal prepared to allow Theo Walcott to leave in January

Bearing all the above in mind, West Ham seem certain to strengthen in the January transfer window and Theo Walcott is being mentioned as a likely signing for the Hammers. The England worldwide is yet to start a league game for the Gunners this season, featuring as a sub in just three games. Having not been called up by his country for over a year, a move to Everton , where he would in all likelihood play regularly, would give Walcott a chance of getting into Gareth Southgate's England ...

Sports Vandals again attack Lionel Messi statue in Argentina
Author: 0 Vandals again attack Lionel Messi statue in Argentina

Messi, a five-times world player of the year, scored a hat-trick against Ecuador in October to secure Argentina's passage to next year's World Cup in the final South American qualifying match. Supporters in Messi's homeland tend to view him as forever in the shadow of Diego Maradona, as a result of his inability to yet win a World Cup. The statue is on the Promenade de Glorias, alongside monuments to other Argentinian sporting heros including NBA veteran Manu Ginobili , tennis star ...

Sports Jose Mourinho Pondering Luke Shaw Start Against CSKA Moscow
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Pondering Luke Shaw Start Against CSKA Moscow

However, they are eight points behind table-topping City in the Premier League table so Mourinho will not take any chances with Ibrahimovic . "Always when you come to a new club, you have to learn", he said ahead of United's Champions League clash with CSKA Moscow .

Sports Mourinho hails 'world best' De Gea as United beat Arsenal
Author: 0 Mourinho hails 'world best' De Gea as United beat Arsenal

Manchester United came to Emirates Stadium with fury and scored quickly two goals into the first minutes of the game. As impressive as those shot attempts and expected goals stats are, the biggest reason why the game's score did not match the underlying statistics was de Gea, who faced down all 33 of those shots-16 of which were on target-and was equal to almost all of them.

Sports JuJu Smith-Schuster's illegal shot knocks Vontaze Burfict out of the game
Author: 0 JuJu Smith-Schuster's illegal shot knocks Vontaze Burfict out of the game

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown turned heads after his team's 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday when he offered to pay teammate JuJu Smith-Schuster's potential fine following a vicious hit. "But I don't hold any grudges, I don't go out there hoping guys get hurt". "I like that. I like that", said Brown of the block. "Now that I know that happened I just go out there and protect myself, just so I don't allow it to happen again", Bell said.

Sports Warriors star Curry suffers ankle injury
Author: 0 Warriors star Curry suffers ankle injury

Once the third quarter began, it was all Warriors as the team mounted a furious comeback, outscoring the Pelicans 39-22 and living up to the reputation they've gained this season by outscoring opponents by 20+ points in the third period.

Sports Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Stretchered Off Field With Back Injury
Author: 0 Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Stretchered Off Field With Back Injury

Steelers players and coaches looked concerned, and Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton offered encouragement to Shazier as he was taken from the field. The Steelers captured some momentum with a field goal just before halftime. The hard-hitting game was full of personal fouls, penalties and injuries that could have a long-term effect, especially for the AFC North leaders. Coty Sensabaugh, who was starting at left cornerback in place of Joe Haden, was beaten on the play.

Sports Pontiac Silverdome demolition begins with failed partial implosion
Author: 0 Pontiac Silverdome demolition begins with failed partial implosion

A Facebook event called "Throw Rocks at The Pontiac Silverdome until it collapses" is making its way around social media. At 8:30 a.m., the first charge went off. The Silverdome has fallen. Crews will use hydraulic excavators to take care of the rest of the structure in sections. The 82,000-plus stadium was the home for the Detroit Lions from 1975 to 2001 and also was home for the Detroit Pistons from 1978-1988.

Sports Trump's tax overhaul a step closer to reality
Author: 0 Trump's tax overhaul a step closer to reality

The cut in corporate taxes could be delayed until 2019, depending on the outcome of House-Senate negotiations. "They're going to get tremendous, tremendous tax cuts and tax relief and that's what this country needs", Trump told reporters at the White House.

Sports Florida State to meet with OR coach WIllie Taggart
Author: 0 Florida State to meet with OR coach WIllie Taggart

Taggart was reportedly en route to Tallahassee on Monday to meet with FSU officials, and an announcement could come soon thereafter. Prior to becoming head coach at OR in 2016, Taggart, 41, was head coach at the University of South Florida.

Sports Baker Mayfield among three finalists for Heisman Trophy
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield among three finalists for Heisman Trophy

Jackson's 2017 season has been better than past year with regards to his completion percentage and interception count, but his team's lack of success could be an issue for Heisman voters. 3 Georgia in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual on January 1 at 4:10 p.m. CT. He has another 310 yards rushing and 5 touchdowns.

Sports Stephen Curry passes Jason Kidd for 8th on 3-point list
Author: 0 Stephen Curry passes Jason Kidd for 8th on 3-point list

The Warriors opened the second half on an 18-3 run and outscored the Heat 37-17 in the third period of a 123-95 rout in Miami. Kerr said that Iguodala will suit up for Monday's game in New Orleans. Yes, the National Basketball Association is a different game nowadays, and the 3-point shot is much more prevalent and is attempted a lot more frequently, but that is still a remarkable accomplishment for Curry.

Sports National Basketball Association official Courtney Kirkland, Warriors' Shaun Livingston suspended for altercation
Author: 0 National Basketball Association official Courtney Kirkland, Warriors' Shaun Livingston suspended for altercation

Livingston, 32, and Kirkland bumped heads after Livingston protested a non-call in the second quarter of the Warriors' 123-95 win over the Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena. Livingston is in his fourth year with Golden State and has been a key reserve for the Warriors" NBA championship teams in 2015 and "17. It was the first ejection of Livingston's career.

Sports Antonio Conte Pleased With Cesc Fabregas' 'Commitment' To Chelsea
Author: 0 Antonio Conte Pleased With Cesc Fabregas' 'Commitment' To Chelsea

Nothing less than victory at Stamford Bridge, coupled with Roma failing to beat Qarabag, will see Atletico avoid dropping into the Europa League, and Luis - who described Costa as the best player he saw at Chelsea during his own one-season spell with the Blues - conceded the situation has been hard.

Sports Georgia football to meet No. 2 Oklahoma in the Rose Bowl
Author: 0 Georgia football to meet No. 2 Oklahoma in the Rose Bowl

When assigning teams to sites, the committee places the top two ranked teams at the most advantageous sites, weighing criteria such as convenience of travel for its fans, home-crowd advantage or disadvantage and general familiarity with the host city and its stadium.

Sports LaVar Ball Reportedly Pulls LiAngelo Out Of UCLA
Author: 0 LaVar Ball Reportedly Pulls LiAngelo Out Of UCLA

They were not allowed to practice, travel with the team or suit up for games during the suspension, which was contingent on an ongoing investigation by UCLA's Office of Student Conduct. Back in October, LaVar chose to pull his youngest son, 16-year old LaMelo, out of high school because he didn't want to deal with the head basketball coach at Chino Hills High School.

Sports LaVar Ball is beefing with a Lakers legend
Author: 0 LaVar Ball is beefing with a Lakers legend

According to reports from Chris Haynes of ESPN, the team is going to start enforcing "an existing policy" at the Staples Center . "There has been more media presence in that area than before". In fact, this Lakers season began with ESPN interviewing LaVar on the court after their season-opening loss to the Los Angeles Clippers . Lakers coach Luke Walton mostly brushed the criticism aside.

Sports Texas A&M confirms 10-year, $75M contract for Fisher
Author: 0 Texas A&M confirms 10-year, $75M contract for Fisher

He mentioned the vision of A&M athletic director Scott Woodward, whom he worked with as an assistant at LSU. "You can't achieve anything without work", he said at one point in the above video. I started Busted in 2007, sold it in 2011 and Coed kept me around to run this operation. I love it. It was a tremendous place. After an 83-23 record with three ACC championships and 42 players selected in the NFL draft during his FSU tenure, Fisher will now be tasked with helping Texas A&M win its ...

Sports Bill Belichick Apologizes for Rob Gronkowski's Dirty Hit: 'It Was Bullsh
Author: 0 Bill Belichick Apologizes for Rob Gronkowski's Dirty Hit: 'It Was Bullsh

Somehow, Gronkowski wasn't ejected for what was a blatant cheap shot, which means the league will have a decision to make this week on what kind of penalty should be assessed. And then they don't call that. White was being evaluated for a concussion after he was struck by Gronkowski while lying on the ground after Buffalo's rookie first-round pick intercepted a Brady pass with 4:50 remaining.

Sports Herm Edwards named new ASU football coach
Author: 0 Herm Edwards named new ASU football coach

They released this statement on how they now want the team to be run more like a franchise. Edwards has spent the last eight years as an analyst for ESPN . "Arizona State will introduce Edwards as its new coach at a Monday morning news conference", AZ Central reported on Sunday . Anderson also notes that "the head coach will be a dynamic and tireless recruiter".

Sports Conte: Chelsea must secure great duo Courtois, Hazard to new deals
Author: 0 Conte: Chelsea must secure great duo Courtois, Hazard to new deals

Conte marvelled at his star man's exploits as the topic of new deals for Hazard and his similarly valuable countryman, goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, were again near the top of the agenda. The Daily Express are now reporting that Chelsea have reluctantly agreed to let Eden Hazard join his dream club Real Madrid and will be getting the highly sought after Marco Asensio in return.

Sports Baltimore Ravens Lose Cornerback Jimmy Smith for Season
Author: 0 Baltimore Ravens Lose Cornerback Jimmy Smith for Season

In a new twist to the story, ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that Smith is now being suspended for four games for violating the NFL's performance enhancing substance policy. He's been injury prone throughout his career and this adds to the narrative. As it turns out, he may have had to sit out the final four games of the regular season regardless.

Sports Derrick Rose expected to begin process of returning to team
Author: 0 Derrick Rose expected to begin process of returning to team

Get the app and get the game. It was reported last month that Rose, who was on the injured list due to an ankle issue, had left Cleveland and was weighing his National Basketball Association future. He had been nursing an ankle injury , causing him to miss four games. Rose injured the ankle October 20 at Milwaukee and has missed several games.

Sports Jamie Carragher: This Player Will Be Manchester United's Next Captain
Author: 0 Jamie Carragher: This Player Will Be Manchester United's Next Captain

The Frenchman has certainly raised his game this season and has become an even more vital cog in the United machine. Including the infamous 94th minute strike against Queens Park Rangers to seal the citizens first ever Premier League title at the expense of local rivals Manchester United .

Sports 2nd Test: Sri Lanka cricketers run out of breath
Author: 0 2nd Test: Sri Lanka cricketers run out of breath

Fast bowling is an intense job, you could see the two pacers (Lahiru Gamage and Suranga Lakmal) were struggling. Many of Sri Lanka's fielders returned from lunch on the second day wearing masks amid visible haze at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium.

Sports Ben Stokes struggles on Canterbury debut
Author: 0 Ben Stokes struggles on Canterbury debut

Stokes remains banned from global duty while the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) decide whether or not he will be charged, although the 26-year-old is free to play domestic cricket. Suspended England star Ben Stokes's highly anticipated return to the crease was over nearly as soon as it began in New Zealand today. Hales, however, may face a battle to win back his spot as opener after Jason Roy saw out the remainder of the West Indies series in his place and made scores of 84 and 96 ...

Sports Conte's warning for Hazard over penalties
Author: 0 Conte's warning for Hazard over penalties

Both are the subject of significant interest from Real Madrid , and extending Courtois has become a matter of particular urgency for Chelsea after he revealed he is happy to delay talks until closer to next summer, when he will enter the final year of his current contract.

Sports Rob Gronkowski apologizes to Tre'Davious White, blames frustration for cheap shot
Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski apologizes to Tre'Davious White, blames frustration for cheap shot

During that moment, Belichick apologized to McDermott. In his postgame comments, Gronkowski apologized to White , but blamed his actions over frustration with officials both during the game and over the course of his career. "That's a dirty play at the end of the day, dropping on a guy like that who's clearly down, the play is over", said Lorenzo Alexander . I don't know - elbow, shoulder - I don't know what it was.

Sports Aggies Heading To Arizona Bowl
Author: 0 Aggies Heading To Arizona Bowl

They finish their season at 6-6 after the win on Saturday. Now it looks like they will be meeting yet again in a slightly different bowl game. The two Aggie teams most recently met in 2012, during USU's past year in the WAC, with Utah State winning 41-7.

Sports Marshawn Lynch powers Raiders past Giants 24-17
Author: 0 Marshawn Lynch powers Raiders past Giants 24-17

Aldrick Rosas made a 52-yard field goal as the Giants cut Oakland's lead to 24-17 with 1:38 left, but Oakland recovered his onside kick and ran out the clock. Oakland (6-6) overcame the absences of starting receivers Michael Crabtree (suspension) and Amari Cooper (injury) to win consecutive games for the first time since the opening two games of the season and move into a three-way tie for first place in the AFC West with Kansas City and the Chargers.

Sports Saints run over Panthers; take control of NFC South
Author: 0 Saints run over Panthers; take control of NFC South

The run was the second longest non-scoring rush in Saints' history. New Orleans went on to win eight straight in all, and Sunday's win was its ninth in 10 games. That's where the Saints are now, sitting alone atop the NFC South standings. Kamara needs three touchdowns to break George Rogers' rookie franchise record of 13.

Sports Matthew Stafford bruises right hand in Lions' loss
Author: 0 Matthew Stafford bruises right hand in Lions' loss

Flacco hasn't been so great this season. Chances are high that Minnesota has the North wrapped up, which means the Lions will have to secure a Wild Card spot if they want to be in the playoffs. Watch online: You can watch the live stream on the NFL's mobile app or DirecTV's National Football League app. If the Lions want to take down the Ravens , they are going to have to do so a bit short-handed.

Sports (Neb)-Huskers Fall To #3 Michigan State
Author: 0 (Neb)-Huskers Fall To #3 Michigan State

The San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl will feature the Cougars against the Michigan State Spartans from the Big Ten Conference. Last season, the Spartans "flipped the script" from 3 and 9 to finish the regular season 9 and 3.

Sports USC to Play Michigan in Outback Bowl
Author: 0 USC to Play Michigan in Outback Bowl

Two of Carolina's four losses this season came to teams that are in the Division I national semifinals. The Wolverines won in the teams' matchup in 1985. The Gamecocks lost in an action-pact, high scoring 2016 Birmingham Bowl to South Florida in overtime 46-39. Outside of winning their 2013 postseason matchup, the garnet and black won in Ann Arbor 17-14 in 1980, while MI came to Columbia in 1985 and left with a 34-2 victory.

Sports Manchester City 'to offer Raheem Sterling £300k a week'
Author: 0 Manchester City 'to offer Raheem Sterling £300k a week'

CITY are ready to smash the £300,000-a-week barrier to make Raheem Sterling the Premier League's top-paid player. "I ran after Raheem but I was not quick enough, but we were so happy". City team-mate Kompany admits he has seen a change in Sterling this season and said: "I think it's maybe an inner hunger, maybe that desire to be amongst the best".

Sports Bears notebook: Gould relishes his 'special' kick; plus notes on Prosinski, injuries
Author: 0 Bears notebook: Gould relishes his 'special' kick; plus notes on Prosinski, injuries

Saying the Bears hit rock bottom by losing to the 49ers actually does a disservice to rocks. "I think we're moving in the right direction". And what does it say that Bellamy did as much during in an interview that included veteran cornerback Prince Amukamara and rookie back Tarik Cohen looming over Bellamy from atop locker-room seats and listening in? Talking to media after Sunday's win, Gould said he has not talked with Pace since being cut by the Bears.