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Sports Team India to play two T20Is in Ireland ahead of England tour
Author: 0 Team India to play two T20Is in Ireland ahead of England tour

The last time India played in Ireland was in June-July 2007. India last toured Ireland in 2007 for an ODI, which they won by nine runs through the Duckworth Lewis (D/L) method. India will first play three T20Is, which will be followed by three ODIs and then five Tests. May, of course, sees Ireland play Pakistan in their maiden men's Test Match at Malahide.

Sports Romelu Lukaku 'angry and upset by voodoo claims made by Everton owner'
Author: 0 Romelu Lukaku 'angry and upset by voodoo claims made by Everton owner'

Last summer, Manchester United completed the £75 million signing of former Everton striker Romelu Lukaku . Last summer we offered him a better deal than Chelsea - whatever they offered we matched but he just didn't want to stay. 'The issue with Romelu was not financial, ' he added. "When it got to the two years I met his agent and said "We need to extend the contract". The Toffees" majority shareholder also declared that the striker's "brain had gone', citing a voodoo message as the ...

Sports Ibaka, Johnson ejected in Raptors' loss to Heat
Author: 0 Ibaka, Johnson ejected in Raptors' loss to Heat

Like his coach, Dragic also was surprised when Ellington didn't launch a 3. It was Ibaka's fifth career ejection, and his first this season. Then, as time was winding down and DeMar DeRozan threw a full-court heave to try and answer Wayne Ellington's game-winner, the Compton native took exception to point guard Goran Dragic defending him on the heave.

Sports Seahawks' Kam Chancellor shows praise for Saints QB Drew Brees
Author: 0 Seahawks' Kam Chancellor shows praise for Saints QB Drew Brees

Cameron Jordan and Cam Newton have always had a little bit of a rivalry. He was examined in a tent on the sidelines but did not go to the locker room. We wouldn't rather have anybody commanding our offense", Ingram said. Newton stayed in for the rest of the game that saw him throw a 56-yard touchdown pass to rookie running back Christian McCaffrey on the third play after he returned.

Sports Puel: Ihenacho needs to improve his game
Author: 0 Puel: Ihenacho needs to improve his game

Reports from Turkey have claimed that Leicester City flop Kelechi Iheanacho is set to join Süper Lig giants Beşiktaş on a loan deal, as the reigning champions look to find a replacement for Cenk Tosun - who joined Everton last Friday in a deal worth around £27m .

Sports Iwobi to be fined for pre-FA Cup partying
Author: 0 Iwobi to be fined for pre-FA Cup partying

Speaking to the national press in the United Kingdom yesterday morning, the French manager Arsene Wenger refused to publicly criticize the Nigeria global, but hinted that he will face internal disciplinary proceedings and be fined if found guilty.

Author: 0 Guardiola hails 'fantastic' City, expects 'tough' trip to Bristol

While former Barcelona boss Guardiola has enjoyed City's unbeaten start to the domestic campaign, he has insisted that the club must lift trophies to earn recognition as one of England's biggest football clubs. The Citizens last played Bristol City in the League Cup in a 2-1 win at Ashton Gate in August 2007. "The other guys have many, many things to improve, and Leroy especially".

Sports LaMelo and LiAngelo Ball Earn a Win In Lithuanian Debut
Author: 0 LaMelo and LiAngelo Ball Earn a Win In Lithuanian Debut

LaMelo and LiAngelo are registered to play as professionals in Lithuania , but their first game will be an exhibition matchup as part of the Big Baller Brand Challenge. Check out the live stream to see how the Ball brothers handle their debuts . LaMelo Ball added 10 points and 9 assists, inlcuding this no-look pass from that showed his flair.

Sports Packers 'preparing' to give Pettine job as defensive coordinator
Author: 0 Packers 'preparing' to give Pettine job as defensive coordinator

He worked this season as a consultant for the Seahawks. He was hired as the head coach of the Cleveland Browns in 2014, and was sacked after the 2015 season. There are plenty of questions surrounding the staffing decisions for new Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy , but the team could be getting some clarity on at least one of those positions.

Sports Bruce Arians could see Nick Saban coaching Giants
Author: 0 Bruce Arians could see Nick Saban coaching Giants

With little left to accomplish at the college level, there is speculation that the 66-year-old Saban might look for a return to the NFL . "I don't know, but it would not shock me if he did". For now, it seems like Saban will keep climbing that same mountain he has scaled repeatedly, reaching the summit so many times that he'll set the bar so high no one will ever come close to matching it.

Sports Raiders officially announce Jon Gruden as team's head coach
Author: 0 Raiders officially announce Jon Gruden as team's head coach

It's the second stint in Oakland for Gruden, who was famously traded by the Raiders to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for two first-round picks, two second-round picks and $8 million. "There's a great legacy on 'Monday Night Football , ' " McDonough said. He'll also have something he never did in Tampa Bay: A franchise quarterback.

Sports Lane Kiffin trolling Alabama during National Championship Game
Author: 0 Lane Kiffin trolling Alabama during National Championship Game

The difference between Tua and starter Jalen Hurts is night and day Tua is a dual threat who can run nearly as well as he can pass and Hurts is more of an athlete first passer second. Hurts completed the first half only 3-for-8 with 21 yards passing. Kiffin notes that now the script may have flipped on Jalen Hurts, who may end up being the quarterback who transfers following Tagovailoa's performance.

Sports Third women accuses Minnesota basketball star Reggie Lynch of sexual assault
Author: 0 Third women accuses Minnesota basketball star Reggie Lynch of sexual assault

On Jan. 4, the EOAA notified both accusers that Lynch had been found responsible of sexual misconduct in both instances and recommended he be suspended from the university and banned from campus until August 1, 2020. Olson and Stahl explained Lynch was allegedly involved in three separate incidents with three separate women between April and May of that year, which was before he was eligible to play for the Golden Gophers after he transferred from Illinois State and had to sit out the 2015-16 ...

Sports Luke Walton's job security is
Author: 0 Luke Walton's job security is "not even a conversation"

Rick Carlisle issued a threat to ESPN . "As president of the Coach's Association I view the recent ESPN article as a disgrace quite honestly", Carlisle said. Two years ago he took a veteran team and led them to 24 wins in a row which is an unbelievable accomplishment. Larry Nance Jr. was hampered by an illness, but played and scored 13 for the Lakers.

Sports Isaiah Thomas gets ejected after brutally fouling Andrew Wiggins
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas gets ejected after brutally fouling Andrew Wiggins

If the biggest problem for Thomas right now is adjusting to game speed and getting more comfortable at the rim, that's a tremendously positive sign for Cleveland . And the Cavs believe he will proceed accordingly, Windhorst wrote Tuesday. "He looked at [Cavs athletic trainer] Steve [Spiro], and Steve gave him the OK".

Sports Chicago Bulls Ready To Make A Trade?
Author: 0 Chicago Bulls Ready To Make A Trade?

Per Marc Stein , Detroit has joined the Utah Jazz in "expressing trade interest" for Mirotic . However, that doesn't necessarily mean that the Mirotic to Utah trade is dead, especially since there's two aspects of a potential deal that could help keep it alive.

Sports FA to use 'Wayne Rooney Rule'
Author: 0 FA to use 'Wayne Rooney Rule'

Chief executive Martin Glenn also announced that FA Cup prize money will be doubled and more cash donated to the grassroots game. Brighton and Hove Albion's Chris Hughton is the only BAME manager working in the Premier League , while the Football League adopted a pilot of its own version of the rule at the start of the year.

Sports Hulu Cracks 17 Million Subscribers, Thanks to Handmaid's Tale and Network Hits
Author: 0 Hulu Cracks 17 Million Subscribers, Thanks to Handmaid's Tale and Network Hits

For comparison, Netflix boasts around 110 million subscribers, with almost half that number in the U.S. And while Hulu's still cultivating the side of its brand identity that appeals to viewers as a source for original content, Netflix crossed that bridge long ago, offering up original and exclusive programs and feature films that number in the hundreds - compared with Hulu's roughly 40 originals and exclusives, many of which have already run their course.

Sports Georgia QB Jacob Eason Is Expected To Transfer To Washington
Author: 0 Georgia QB Jacob Eason Is Expected To Transfer To Washington

Freshman quarterback Jake Fromm took Eason's place and took his starting spot. Incoming five-star recruit Justin Fields will add more competition to Georgia's quarterback situation. Eason would be required to sit out the 2018 season if he transferred to another FBS school per NCAA rules. Eason was the 2015 Gatorade national player of the year at Lake Stevens High.

Sports Timberwolves romp past Cavaliers; Guptill leads Kiwis to victory
Author: 0 Timberwolves romp past Cavaliers; Guptill leads Kiwis to victory

THE Minnesota Timberwolves handed over the Cleveland Cavaliers worst loss in the season by beating them by 38 points and holding LeBron James to just 10 points. In the first quarter alone, the Timberwolves took control of the game and being solid in defense. Regardless of whether they're young or not, the Timberwolves are a near lock to make the playoffs this season, which would snap the franchise's 13-year drought - something maybe no one can appreciate as much as Kevin Love , who ...

Sports Carolina Panthers fire offensive coordinator, quarterbacks coach
Author: 0 Carolina Panthers fire offensive coordinator, quarterbacks coach

Shula has been with Carolina for the last seven years, spending his first two seasons with the team as the quarterbacks coach before becoming offensive coordinator in 2013. The 52-year-old Shula joined the Panthers after four seasons as quarterbacks coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars from 2007-10. He started as a pro scout for twoyears before being named the team's quarterbacks coach in 2013.

Sports President Trump mocked for possibly not knowing the National Anthem
Author: 0 President Trump mocked for possibly not knowing the National Anthem

Cynthia Boaz said: "And also why the hell is he squirming around and repeatedly patting his own chest like that?" Many observers were unimpressed, pointing out that Trump had adopted a position as guardian of the anthem. There was another famous face also in attendance at the game. The plan is to use the hashtag #AllTrumpsLies to highlight what they say are lies told by the president.

Sports Kendrick Lamar Performs During Halftime of CFP National Championship Game
Author: 0 Kendrick Lamar Performs During Halftime of CFP National Championship Game

We were all hoping that Kendrick Lamar would provide some much-needed excitement that was sorely lacking from the first half of this year's National Championship game. He closed the mini-set with " All The Stars ", his new collab with SZA, which is featured on the Black Panther soundtrack. Lamar is a multi-platinum, seven-time Grammy victor.

Sports Will Conor McGregor return to the UFC's Octagon in 2018?
Author: 0 Will Conor McGregor return to the UFC's Octagon in 2018?

He now hold the UFC's lightweight title and there is growing pressure to defend or vacate - and some of the top contenders are asking the UFC to strip him for inactivity. The plan is forming, but as they say, stay tuned". That historic win over Eddie Alvarez was also the last time McGregor fought in the UFC, but Kavanagh confirmed his fighter was back in the gym after an extended break.

Sports Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas :PM Modi to induct first PIO Parliamentary Conference today
Author: 0 Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas :PM Modi to induct first PIO Parliamentary Conference today

As many as 124 Members of Parliament and 17 mayors from 23 countries are participating in this conference. The prime minister said India's relationship with a country is not based on give and take, but on humanity. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), in the wake to commemorate the resilience of the conference, has also well thought-out an open competition to design a logo that would best show the spirit of the First PIO Parliamentarian Conference.

Sports Chelsea Starlet Defender Jake Clarke-Salter Completes Loan to Championship Strugglers Sunderland
Author: 0 Chelsea Starlet Defender Jake Clarke-Salter Completes Loan to Championship Strugglers Sunderland

That's according to various media reports, which claim the young centre-back was wooed by Black Cats' boss Chris Coleman after he told the star he would be an integral part of his side's relegation battle. He was involved in the Chelsea squad as recently as last weekend, taking his place on the bench as Chelsea drew with Norwich City, before finalising his loan move to Wearside.

Sports Stan Van Gundy calls ESPN coverage of LaVar Ball 'some cheap bulls-'
Author: 0 Stan Van Gundy calls ESPN coverage of LaVar Ball 'some cheap bulls-'

His surreal behavior and lack of a filter, triggers a reaction in people and drives traffic to pages, which equals more revenue for sites who cover his antics. If you package that irrational nonsense with some glitter and some ribbon, people are going to watch". The simple answer is that these media companies are businesses, and their main goal is to make money.

Sports Australia win final Test, taking out the Ashes 4-0
Author: 0 Australia win final Test, taking out the Ashes 4-0

Malan's review was unsuccessful as England slipped to 68-4 and batting through the day will be increasingly hard for the English batsman on a day five SCG wicket. He is the third Englishman after David Gower (to Geoff Lawson) and Mike Atherton (to Glenn McGrath). 6 - Thanks to his tally of 687 runs in this Ashes, Steve Smith now occupies sixth spot on the list of most runs in an Ashes by an Australian batsman.

Author: 0 Trump Gets Boos And Cheers From College Football Fans

Trump has been a vocal critic of athlete protests during the national anthem, made popular by former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernack to show support for victims of police brutality. NAACP Atlanta is not planning any sort of demonstration aside from the tweetstorm, Rose said, and does not want to disrupt the game. But the president's eldest son Donald Trump Jr denied there had been any jeering.

Sports Man City boss Guardiola: Honour to work with 2-goal Aguero
Author: 0 Man City boss Guardiola: Honour to work with 2-goal Aguero

I said leave the referees please. I had some eye contact with Sergio . "The players knew it was a knockout game". "If we want to win something, he is an essential player for us". That is now his default reaction to City performances. A John Stones mistake let in Ashley Barnes to give Burnley a surprise lead. We need his goals.

Sports Mourinho, Conte avoid FA punishment
Author: 0 Mourinho, Conte avoid FA punishment

But you have to know the story very well before hurting another person. The Italian believes that Mourinho's comments prove that he is a "little man", and insists that he is looking forward to settling their differences when Chelsea and United next meet.

Sports Bombers legend Mark Thompson linked to Melbourne raid
Author: 0 Bombers legend Mark Thompson linked to Melbourne raid

Police have raided a home belonging to Mark "Bomber" Thompson. Victoria Police would not comment on the nature of the raid in Port Melbourne on Friday, only issuing a brief statement. "No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing". These teams investigate illegal drug activity (including cultivate, manufacture and traffic) and property crimes.

Sports Minute-by-minute updates from FA Cup clash
Author: 0 Minute-by-minute updates from FA Cup clash

Much of the buildup had focused on the return of Leicester striker Jamie Vardy to the northern club where he played for nine months and which he helped get promoted to the Football League in 2012. Neal's Fleetwood Town will face Leicester again at the King Power Stadium to settle the tie after the 0-0 result. "Leicester has a strong team but we could have won it and we certainly deserved the draw".

Sports Versatile Star Keen to Seal Liverpool Move - Would Cost Over €62million
Author: 0 Versatile Star Keen to Seal Liverpool Move - Would Cost Over €62million

The two Manchester clubs and champions Chelsea have all spent big on player recruitment in recent times, so much so that there is now a divide between that trio and Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, according to Purslow. Liverpool now have a significant sum of money to use in the transfer market having raised a reported £105 million up front by selling Coutinho to Barca, and add-ons could be worth another £37 million, per BBC Sport's Phil McNulty .

Sports Victoria Azarenka latest big tennis name to withdraw from Australian Open
Author: 0 Victoria Azarenka latest big tennis name to withdraw from Australian Open

She won the title in 2012 and 2013 which are her only two major titles to her name. She believes that she can compete but she doesn't just want to compete. Venus has returned and is playing in Sydney next week to prepare for the Australian Open , which begins January 15. Organizers later announced that French Open semifinalist Timea Bacsinszky had also withdrawn after failing to recover in time following surgery on her right hand in September.

Sports West Ham considering Arsenal duo Francis Coquelin and Mohamed Elneny
Author: 0 West Ham considering Arsenal duo Francis Coquelin and Mohamed Elneny

That's despite the 26-year-old signing a new deal nearly exactly a year ago. However, Coquelin is no longer a regular starter at Arsenal and is desperate for more match action. Although a proven Premier League performer, Coquelin has been afforded just 155 minutes of top-flight football this season with the likes of Granit Xhaka , Aaron Ramsey, Jack Wilshere and Mohamed Elneny preferred.

Sports Jose Mourinho showed he's a 'little man' - Chelsea boss Antonio Conte
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho showed he's a 'little man' - Chelsea boss Antonio Conte

Conte said: "I think if Arsene Wenger watched the game again, (he would) understand he was very lucky during the game with the referee's decisions". Conte, not to be outdone, came back with his own strong words toward the Manchester United boss, calling him "a fake" and claiming that he will always be a "little man".

Sports College Basketball Rankings: Projected Top 25 for Week 10
Author: 0 College Basketball Rankings: Projected Top 25 for Week 10

Michigan State's stay at No. 1 lasted just as long. Purdue has not been ranked this high since it was ranked No. 3 in the last poll of February 2010. Ohio State stands second in this category with a 27-week run from December 1960 through March 13, 1962. UCLA has spent the most weeks at No. 1 with 134; Duke is second with 122.

Sports Vikings to face Saints in 2009 NFC championship rematch
Author: 0 Vikings to face Saints in 2009 NFC championship rematch

The team tweeted a video of Millie finding out the good news on Monday , which included a very adorable reaction from the birthday girl herself: "You've gotta be kidding". But I think when you go through the course of an National Football League season, you look at the attrition that takes place, there are eight or nine of our starters that were playing in that game that aren't playing in this game, and I'm sure the same exists for Minnesota.

Sports Alex Smith not ready to talk about his future
Author: 0 Alex Smith not ready to talk about his future

Going into next season, they feel good about the running game with Kareem Hunt , they love what Kelce and Hill bring in terms of downfield mismatches, and now they'll nearly certainly plug in the quarterback they hand-picked to grow and flourish in their system with all of those stars around him.

Sports Congrats, Cleveland? Browns fans celebrate 0-16 season with parade
Author: 0 Congrats, Cleveland? Browns fans celebrate 0-16 season with parade

Defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah urged "true Browns fans" not to attend. Teammate Danny Shelton also tweeted that a parade like this "isn't encouraging a change, it's more so encouraging players to avoid the opportunity to play here". So, how on Earth did this parade come to be? According to Cleveland police , approximately 2,500 to 3,200 people were on hand for the event to protest the team's owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam after the Browns became just the second National Football League ...

Author: 0 President Trump gets national anthem moment at football title game

Months after wading into the culture war over protests during the anthem, the president was greeted by tens of thousands in Atlanta with cheers and a smattering of boos. Most of the college players remained in their locker rooms during the anthem. Trump is expected to join Alabama's radio broadcast for an interview at the end of the first quarter with play-by-play man Eli Gold and analyst Phil Savage.

Sports Bill Belichick denies problems with Tom Brady, Robert Kraft
Author: 0 Bill Belichick denies problems with Tom Brady, Robert Kraft

According to the piece, Belichick and Tom Brady have had a strained relationship this season. An ESPN article published last week depicted Belichick's relationships with the other three men as hostile. According to Wickersham, Belichick also grew angry over Kraft's mandate to trade Jimmy Garoppolo ahead of the November 1 trade deadline. "I'm not really interested in responding to all those random, and I would say in a lot of cases, baseless comments", said Belichick when asked ...

Sports Harry Kane Outlines What Tottenham Must Do To Keep Him Happy
Author: 0 Harry Kane Outlines What Tottenham Must Do To Keep Him Happy

Pochettino said Philippe Coutinho's move from Liverpool to Barcelona shows there can be no room for complacency, adding the situation would need to be managed carefully. Son saw an effort deflected up and over the Dons keeper five minutes from time before coming back to the shotstopper off the inside of a post. Spurs were energised and finally took the lead in the 63rd minute, Kieran Trippier feeding the onrushing Moussa Sissoko in the right channel and Kane gleefully converting the ...