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Sports Anthony Joshua to Start 2018 with Joseph Parker Bout
Author: 0 Anthony Joshua to Start 2018 with Joseph Parker Bout

A date and venue for the mega-fight have yet to be agreed, with Hearn revealing last week that March 24, March 31 and April 7 are now being considered alongside a number of stadiums including Twickenham and Cardiff's Principality Stadium. 'Most of the blinded British fans think Joshua is this unbeatable messiah with no chinks in his armour when, in fact, there are many. "We'll have to have a discussion with the British Boxing Board of Control [which regulates the sport in the U.K.]".

Sports Swansea appoint Carvalhal as manager
Author: 0 Swansea appoint Carvalhal as manager

They sacked their previous boss Paul Clement after they dropped to the bottom of the Premier League and have surprised many by appointing Carvalhal as his replacement. "We felt we needed to get the managerial situation resolved as soon as possible and while the timing is not always flawless, we can look forward to the second half of the campaign with renewed optimism", chairman Huw Jenkins told the club's official website .

Author: 0 Serena Williams Returns To Tennis

Already carrying for eight weeks at that time, she was the first tennis player to win a Grand Slam title while pregnant. She is expected to compete for her 24th at the Australian Open, the first major of the year. And I heard just yesterday that Serena is coming here, so it is obviously very exciting for the tournament. The men's field in Abu Dhabi features US Open semi-finalist Pablo Carreno Busta, Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut and 20-year-old Russian Andrey Rublev apart from Djokovic, ...

Author: 0 Fully prepared for South Africa series as cricket flows in my blood

There was a customary question if the SA tour is the toughest for the batsmen. Notably, no Indian team in the past has won a series in the African nation as the conditions there have always proved tough and challenging for the visiting team, especially its batsmen.

Sports Confirmed: Everton & Cenk Tosun is 'agreed'
Author: 0 Confirmed: Everton & Cenk Tosun is 'agreed'

Everton boss Sam Allardyce had spoken of the need to target a new striker next month as he searches for a long-term replacement for Romelu Lukaku, who departed for Manchester United in the summer. Tosun, a 26-year-old Turkish global, enjoyed a breakout campaign at the Vodafone Arena last season, racking up 27 goals in all competitions, including 20 goals and 5 assists in 29 league starts.

Sports Shooting for Tiger Zinda Hai was challenging: Salman
Author: 0 Shooting for Tiger Zinda Hai was challenging: Salman

And when paired with Katrina Kaif , Aditya Chopra, and Ali Abbas Zafar , the film had little chance of failing. The movie which was released on December 23, has done an incredible business and managed to rake in Rs 173.07 crore at the box office.

Author: 0 $1.84 EPS Expected for Capital One Financial Corporation (COF)

The stock has "Underperform" rating by Wedbush on Wednesday, July 5. The firm has a market cap of $38.29 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.05 and a beta of 1.24. on Friday, December 15. Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.46, from 1.26 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 51 investors sold Capital One Financial Corporation shares while 241 reduced holdings.

Sports Arsenal face test from resurgent Palace
Author: 0 Arsenal face test from resurgent Palace

Christian Benteke will return for the hosts after completing a one-game ban, with Andros Townsend set to move back to the flank after playing alongside Wilfried Zaha through the middle at the weekend. Palace won the last meeting, a 3-0 victory at Selhurst Park in April that was their first victory against the Gunners since October 1994. Although Aaron Ramsey has begun training again, the Welsh worldwide is still not match fit as he continues rehabilitation on a hamstring injury.

Sports Dana White: Georges St-Pierre's Next Fight 'Won't Be' vs. Conor McGregor
Author: 0 Dana White: Georges St-Pierre's Next Fight 'Won't Be' vs. Conor McGregor

Pierre returned after a four-plus year hiatus to defeat Michael Bisping and win the UFC Middleweight Title in the main event of UFC 217 . While St-Pierre's decision was because of an ulcerative colitis diagnosis, the Canadian's consistent reluctance to commit to being a full-time member of the division left many feeling like St-Pierre had pulled one over on the UFC and his fellow 185-pound contenders.

Sports Injury hell over for Djokovic
Author: 0 Injury hell over for Djokovic

Apart from gauging their mental strength and fitness level for the new season, a prizemoney of $250,000 is up for grabs at the International Tennis Centre in Zayed Sports City. "I think we can expect the same from Djokovic because he is in the same league as Roger and Rafa. I've never had surgery in my life, I've never had any major injuries that kept me away from the tour for such a long time", Djokovic said.

Sports Wilshere deal contingent on mutually agreeable terms
Author: 0 Wilshere deal contingent on mutually agreeable terms

This was after breaking into the first team following a season-long loan spell at Bournemouth. Wenger also addressed the future of his attacking duo Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud, who have both been linked with moves in January. Allardyce this week claimed Giroud's wife was the driving force behind the France star rejecting a summer move to Goodison Park. If you look at their team, they have quality players.

Author: 0 Gus Malzahn updates status of Kerryon Johnson for Peach Bowl

With the notable exception of Kamryn Pettway, Auburn football expects to be at full strength for its Peach Bowl matchup against undefeated UCF. Malzahn said having Johnson, the SEC's Offensive Player of the Year, practicing even in a limited capacity provides a "boost" for the Tigers.

Sports Hue Jackson confirms he will jump in Lake Erie
Author: 0 Hue Jackson confirms he will jump in Lake Erie

At the end of last season, Browns head coach Hue Jackson made a promise about the 2017 season. "No. I'll be swimming in that lake [Erie] over there somewhere". "He's always been supportive of me, him and Dee Haslam". He said despite the struggles, he won't choose to walk away after the season. The one thing that could potentially keep Jackson from jumping in the lake would be if he got fired, but he doesn't think that's going to happen.

Author: 0 Clemson arrives in New Orleans

And no matter what you do you don't remember all the things that you did, but you always remember whether you won or lost the game". Coach Saban spoke briefly to gathered media, calling it a great opportunity to make it to the College Football Playoffs for a fourth straight year.

Sports Updates from 2017 Independence Bowl
Author: 0 Updates from 2017 Independence Bowl

Blackman matched an Independence Bowl record with three touchdown passes in the first half to help Florida State take a 23-6 lead. The Golden Eagles are 8-4, while the Seminoles are 6-6. That was answered with a resounding "yes" as the Seminoles blew by the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles on Wednesday, 42-13. Haggins was a standout defensive tackle at FSU from 1986-89 and after a four-year National Football League career, he became a tight ends coach at FSU in 1994.

Sports American Airlines Apologizes for Accusing Basketball Players of Theft
Author: 0 American Airlines Apologizes for Accusing Basketball Players of Theft

A flight attendant in coach, where Teague and Burrell were seated, saw the Hustle players with first-class blankets and accused them of stealing them. American Airlines says it has apologized to Teague and Burrell for the incident. "American Airlines needs sensitivity training [for] attendants on flights dealing with humans and blankets", Cyprien tweeted.

Sports Nacho Monreal Could Make Arsenal Return Against Crystal Palace
Author: 0 Nacho Monreal Could Make Arsenal Return Against Crystal Palace

The likes of Jack Wilshere and Granit Xhaka should retain their places in the center of the park with Aaron Ramsey still out injured. Ainsley Maitland-Niles has performed reasonably well at left-back but I think Sead Kolasinac could be set for a recall on Thursday night while Hector Bellerin should once again start at right-back.

Sports This Lionel Messi stat will leave you speechless — Real Madrid-Barcelona
Author: 0 This Lionel Messi stat will leave you speechless — Real Madrid-Barcelona

Ronaldo ended the year with 53 goals from 60 matches as he swept all the major individual and team awards this season. The key moment came in the 63rd minute. 'In the last 15 years, there hasn't been a team like Barca and there also hasn't been a player like Messi'. Yet on the evening of Christmas, Twitter played the role of the Grinch.

Sports Serena Williams Is Back! Set to Play 1st Competition Since Giving Birth
Author: 0 Serena Williams Is Back! Set to Play 1st Competition Since Giving Birth

American tennis idol Serena Williams will soon return to action after nearly a year of absence due to maternity leave. In January, she won the Australian Open yet again, marking her 23rd Grand Slam singles victory and putting her second on the all-time list (behind Margaret Court, who won 24 Grand Slams throughout her career).

Sports Patrick Mahomes to start in Week 17 vs. Broncos
Author: 0 Patrick Mahomes to start in Week 17 vs. Broncos

With the Chiefs a lock for the playoffs, Reid has made a decision to sit Alex Smith and give the number 10 overall pick a chance to show what he's got. The former Texas Tech standout and rocket-armed Mahomes' starting debut will also mark a great opportunity for red-hot offensive coordinator Matt Nagy.

Sports Arsene Wenger rubbishes claims Olivier Giroud's wife stopped his move to Everton
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger rubbishes claims Olivier Giroud's wife stopped his move to Everton

The forward almost went to the Merseyside club in the summer, but pulled out of a deal and according to new Everton boss Sam Allardyce , it's because of his wife and her preference to stay living in London. Wenger has fought to keep Giroud at the club this winter, and his injury has certainly helped matters there, but in terms of his long term future, the forward will not want to be pushed down the pecking order even further should the Gunners buy again in the summer and could look to leave.

Sports NFL Cancels Sunday Night Football This Week On NBC
Author: 0 NFL Cancels Sunday Night Football This Week On NBC

There won't be a Sunday Night Football game on primetime American Television for the first time since 1977, after the NFL announced it was cancelling the scheduled season-ending game . However, if the league were to move the Carolina-Atlanta game and New Orleans won earlier in the day to clinch the division, the Panthers would have nothing to play for that night.

Sports Yaya Toure Comes Out Of International Retirement
Author: 0 Yaya Toure Comes Out Of International Retirement

Toure retired from worldwide football in 2016 to concentrate on his club career. Writing on Twitter, he said: "I love my country and am available for national team selection". Dimitri Seluk, who represents Toure, said yesterday that the 34-year-old is willing to return to Ivory Coast duty if called upon, having last played for his country in September 2016.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte hints at Arturo Vidal interest

Vidal was a key part of Conte's Juventus team that won three consecutive Serie A titles before leaving for Bayern in 2015. Speaking after Boxing Day's 2-0 win over Brighton, Conte insisted that he wasn't not going to speak about a player who belonged to another club.

Sports PSG name their price
Author: 0 PSG name their price

The back page of The Sun on Boxing Day features Draxler with the suggestion that PSG have informed Arsenal of their asking price for the German winger. Alexis Sanchez was ready to commit his future to Arsenal . and then Bayern Munich happened. Liverpool have also been linked with Draxler. The Sunday Times claim that the Chilean had agreed a new contract with Arsenal late previous year and even went as far as to shake hands with key officials to assure them that he was happy to ...

Sports Cactus Bowl 2017: UCLA vs
Author: 0 Cactus Bowl 2017: UCLA vs

Bruce Feldman of FS1 reported doctors ordered him to sit out after he suffered a concussion. With that in mind, here is a breakdown for the upcoming showdown. He completed 62.6-percent of his throws, and had a solid 8.31 yards per attempt. Both teams will most likely be starting freshman quarterbacks for this bowl game which is less than ideal.

Sports Mutko drops football role to contest ban
Author: 0 Mutko drops football role to contest ban

Mutko said RFU's director Alexander Alayev will become acting president for the duration of his own suspension, which could last less than six months depending on the duration of the legal proceedings. Claims concerning the widespread abuse of performance-enhancing drugs among Russia's top athletes have tarnished its successes at the 2014 Winter Olympics, which were held in the Russian city of Sochi.

Sports NHL: Maple Leafs' goaltending great Bower dies at 93
Author: 0 NHL: Maple Leafs' goaltending great Bower dies at 93

Bower was a two-time Vezina Trophy victor who became known as the China Wall. Bower played 475 regular-season games and won four Stanley Cups for Toronto. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1976. He was added to the Canada's Walk of Fame in Toronto in 2007. John Bower III announced his father's death in a statement, saying the two-time Vezina Trophy victor succumbed to a short battle with pneumonia.

Sports Borussia Dortmund CEO plays down speculation of Henrikh Mkhitaryan return
Author: 0 Borussia Dortmund CEO plays down speculation of Henrikh Mkhitaryan return

Manchester United (England) manager José Mourinho has not yet made a final decision on Armenian national football squad captain Henrikh Mkhitaryan's future at the Red Devils, according to Express newspaper of the UK. Raiola played a big role in helping Mkhitaryan secure his move to Manchester United from Dortmund past year and Inter are hopeful he can do the same for them in January.

Sports Week 17 Tale of the Tape: Jacksonville Jaguars at Tennessee Titans
Author: 0 Week 17 Tale of the Tape: Jacksonville Jaguars at Tennessee Titans

The Titans (8-7) can clinch a wild card spot - and likely a first-round trip to the Jaguars - with a win. "It definitely sucks that we can't win the South off record", Titans defensive tackle Jurrell Casey said. "We're ready to see that". The Jaguars announced a ticket plan for their home playoff game, which will be Saturday, Jan. 6 or Sunday, Jan. 7. To purchase tickets, fans should visit the Jaguars website .

Sports Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit: Duke vs. Northern Illinois
Author: 0 Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit: Duke vs. Northern Illinois

Senior Shaun Wilson led the team with 743 rushing yards and five touchdowns while also chipping in 32 receptions, 241 receiving yards and three more scores. Duke rushed for 220.7 yards per game in wins and just 115.2 yards in losses, while Northern Illinois went for 200.8 rushing yards in wins and 160.3 yards in losses.

Author: 0 Bruce Arians rips 'fake news story' that he's retiring after the season

Arians has not told the team he is retiring, but given his battles with cancer and his health scares in recent years, the team has discussed some contingencies in the event a coaching search is required. Keim was promoted to Arizona G.M.in 2013 after spending nearly a decade-and-a-half in the Cards front office, and Arians was the first and only head coach he has hired.

Sports El Clasico: Zidane speaks after Real Madrid's 3-0 loss to Barcelona
Author: 0 El Clasico: Zidane speaks after Real Madrid's 3-0 loss to Barcelona

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane admitted that his team suffered a setback Saturday during Barcelona's 3-0 El Clasico victory at the Bernabeu. Though the match didn't quite live up to the hype this time around, it brought with it the atmosphere and anticipation that it always does.

Author: 0 Landon Collins calls teammate Eli Apple a cancer

That would be the only person I would change out of our secondary group. Besides, the other two guys, [Rodgers-Cromartie] and [Jenkins], I love those two guys. Collins was placed on injured reserve Tuesday. The bad blood between the two reached a boiling point when Collins told the media he has had several conversations with Apple about his struggles and handling himself in a professional manner.

Sports Manuel Lanzini Starts - West Ham Team vs Bournemouth Confirmed
Author: 0 Manuel Lanzini Starts - West Ham Team vs Bournemouth Confirmed

As for Bournemouth's third goal, I can not understand how Madley overruled his assistant, who appeared to flag for offside when Nathan Ake headed to Callum Wilson and was in a much better position to see the infringement. A point leaves West Ham hovering just a point above the relegation zone and, after an encouraging run of displays which brought victory over Chelsea and a draw with Arsenal, Moyes knows his team are still in the thick of a survival battle.

Sports How to Watch Colts vs. Ravens
Author: 0 How to Watch Colts vs. Ravens

The following week in Baltimore, the Ravens knelt in prayer before standing for the anthem. The Baltimore Ravens have placed receiver Jeremy Maclin on the inactive list for their game against the Indianapolis Colts . "Our goal is to get to playoffs, and once you get to those games, you can't rely on winning by 20 or 30 points", Flacco said. "We're going out there every week, fighting and scratching".

Sports WVU Drops Heart Of Dallas Bowl In Horrid Offensive Outing
Author: 0 WVU Drops Heart Of Dallas Bowl In Horrid Offensive Outing

This is one better off forgotten. Utah will be facing the 104th ranked rush defense in WVU, and with the run game starting to really get rolling with Zack Moss , Devonta'e Henry-Cole, Troy McCormick, and a hopefully healthy Tyler Huntley , Utah should really be able to control the line of scrimmage here and the time of possession.

Sports Coutinho and Firmino star as Liverpool dismantle Swansea
Author: 0 Coutinho and Firmino star as Liverpool dismantle Swansea

It took just six minutes for Liverpool to take the lead through Philippe Coutinho and the nerves were felt at Anfield when the Reds were only 1-0 up heading into the half time break. "There are a lot of games where we are going to need all of the squad so I am happy". "It is a flawless result for us, nobody injured I don't think".

Sports Broncos tab QB Lynch to start finale vs. Chiefs
Author: 0 Broncos tab QB Lynch to start finale vs. Chiefs

So this week that's the plan, to play Paxton. Lynch, whose game has consisted of little more than scrambles and short dump-offs to the right, last seemed miles away from being to establish himself as an National Football League starter very soon, and Joseph has insisted that the Broncos want to see him start another game this season.

Sports James Harrison visiting Patriots
Author: 0 James Harrison visiting Patriots

Harrison has 11 sacks in 18 playoff games, and he could have been the Super Bowl XLIII MVP when the Steelers beat the Cardinals. Harrison initially passed through waivers without a single National Football League team claiming him, but that doesn't necessarily indicate actual interest levels.

Sports Manchester United need to soldier on after Leicester draw - Juan Mata
Author: 0 Manchester United need to soldier on after Leicester draw - Juan Mata

Mata put United 2-1 ahead with a superbly-taken free-kick and revealed afterwards that his goal celebration was a dedication to Indian children with whom his charitable foundation Common Goal works. United's title challenge has evaporated this month after dropping seven points in five Premier League games. Burnley were content by defending deep and seemed to have held on for their first win at Old Trafford in over half a century, but Lingard popped up with an equaliser deep in injury ...

Sports Liverpool Thrash Swansea, Return To EPL Top Four
Author: 0 Liverpool Thrash Swansea, Return To EPL Top Four

Tottenham's 5-2 win against Southampton earlier in the day - inspired by the hat-trick heroics of the record-breaking Harry Kane - had pushed Jurgen Klopp's men down to fifth. Firmino was withdrawn in the 68th minute - denied the chance of a likely hat-trick - and his replacement Dominic Solanke might have had a treble of his own, flashing his most impressive effort just wide of the post on the volley.

Sports NZ beats West Indies by 66 runs in 3rd ODI; sweeps series
Author: 0 NZ beats West Indies by 66 runs in 3rd ODI; sweeps series

New Zealand won by 66 runs (DLS method ) after the match was redcued to 23-overs-per-side at Christchurch. Meanwhile the Canterbury captain Andrew Ellis has become the first player to reach 100 T20 wickets in the domestic provincial competition.

Sports Eboue reveals riches-to-rags story
Author: 0 Eboue reveals riches-to-rags story

I have my life. However, Galatasaray manager, Faith Terim in an interview with CNN said, " We heard news about Eboue in the dressing room, I was informed there, we will do whatever we can to help my friend ". And whenever she wanted him to sign a document, he would oblige. He told the Mirror: "I covered my face and I went there". He blamed "naivety" for his plight saying he entrusted his finances to his wife and she managed all the contracts he signed which left him vulnerable in her ...

Sports Lakers Rookie Lonzo Ball Makes Cameo On 'Fuller House'
Author: 0 Lakers Rookie Lonzo Ball Makes Cameo On 'Fuller House'

The number two pick in the 2017 draft, Ball is averaging 10.0 points, 7.1 assists and 6.9 rebounds for the season. Ingram missed his second straight game with a right quad contusion and left quad tendinitis, and Lopez his fourth straight with a sprained ankle.

Sports Kane has Messi tally in sight after latest hat-trick
Author: 0 Kane has Messi tally in sight after latest hat-trick

Kane's hat-trick was his eighth in all competitions of 2017, with the Sky Sports pundits discussing the player's record-breaking past 12 months for Spurs. While the rest of Europe's big leagues enjoy a winter break, the games come thick and fast in England's top flight, which may concern managers, but is great news for fans.