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Sports Former England, West Brom striker Regis dies, aged 59
Author: 0 Former England, West Brom striker Regis dies, aged 59

CYRILLE REGIS has died of a heart attack. He was born in French Guiana in 1958 and moved to England with the rest of his family as a young child, playing youth football in London for Molesey and Hayes. Regis also won five caps for England between 1982 and 1987. "Our honest condolences go to his family friends and colleagues". Back in 2004, Regis was voted West Brom's all time Cult Hero in a BBC Sport poll with 65% of the vote.

Sports Dan Gurney has died aged 86
Author: 0 Dan Gurney has died aged 86

Dan Gurney, an accomplished and versatile racer whose pioneering innovations in race vehicle manufacturing played an integral role in motorsports, died Sunday at age 86 of complications from pneumonia. In Formula One, Gurney drove for racing teams which included Ferrari, Porsche, BRM and Braham and he also formed his own racing team later. Although a native of Port Jefferson, New York, Gurney was also a California guy who won in just about every auto and series he drove in, from Trans-Am to ...

Sports Liverpool end Man City run in Anfield thriller
Author: 0 Liverpool end Man City run in Anfield thriller

City remained favourites to sign the Chile global this month until United expressed their interest last week. "I would say Firmino is the first name on the team sheet now", he told Sky Sports after the game. Three quick thoughts on Liverpool's 4-3 Premier League win over Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has revealed he was offered the chance to manage Manchester United in the summer of 2014 - but he turned it down as he "did not feel right" about ...

Sports AUSTRALIAN OPEN - Bencic shocks Venus, out Stephens and Cibulkova
Author: 0 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - Bencic shocks Venus, out Stephens and Cibulkova

No 5 seed Williams lost 6-3 7-5 to in-form Belinda Bencic and was one of THREE semi-finalist from the women's singles of the last Grand Slam, in NY, to go out in the opening session. On her third break point, the Swiss player placed the pressure back on Williams and defeated the tournament's former runner-up for the first time. "That feels great.

Sports Chelsea pay the price as Liverpool end Manchester City's invincible season bid
Author: 0 Chelsea pay the price as Liverpool end Manchester City's invincible season bid

City went into the game unbeaten after 22 league games but saw their run ended with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Roberto Firmino , Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane all scoring for Liverpool . "Of course we can lose the title because you never know what is going to happen in the next 13 or 14 games you have to play". '(He's) Very highly rated here by the manager, but outside of Liverpool you don't mention him as one of the top strikers, because you don't see him as an out-and-out scorer like ...

Author: 0 Antonio Conte plays down Gary Cahill injury concerns

Antonio Conte's side were without their usual energy, the manager stating that his players were "tired" after the exhaustive run of the festive fixtures, substituting star players Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas early in the first half due to exhausted legs.

Author: 0 Oprah vs. Trump Polls: Winfrey Leads in Rasmussen Poll

Oprah was awarded the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement during the 75th Annual Golden Globes on Sunday after which she delivered a speech that has many thinking she'll run for president in 2020 . It was very important for her because it would be the first time people heard from her in any detail about the Me Too movement . JEREMY YOUNG: I think that certainly some Democrats would be very happy to see an African American woman as the standard bearer and I would count ...

Sports Proteas call up Olivier, Ngidi to Test squad
Author: 0 Proteas call up Olivier, Ngidi to Test squad

Dale Steyn will be out of action for four to six weeks and will be re-assessed by the end of that period. Steyn sustained significant damage to his left heel when he unfortunately landed awkwardly in the foot-holes during his side¿s 72-run win over India in the opening Test at the Newlands, Cape Town .

Sports Bencic stuns last year's finalist Venus at Australian Open
Author: 0 Bencic stuns last year's finalist Venus at Australian Open

Venus Williams was sent packing on the opening day of the Australian Open following a shock first-round loss to unseeded Swiss Belinda Bencic. This season, Bencic started the year opting to play Hopman Cup for Switzerland alongside Roger Federer , leading her country to the title, and she carried all of that momentum into the clash against Venus.

Sports Jose Mourinho addresses media ahead of Stoke City clash
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho addresses media ahead of Stoke City clash

If United are to avoid another poor result at home, they will need to nullify the influence that this trio can bring. United will again be without the services of Zlatan Ibrahimovic , Michael Carrick and Eric Bailly , while Ashley Young is still unavailable as the Englishman serves the final match of his three-game suspension.

Sports Chelsea 0-0 Leicester: Watch highlights as hosts escape with draw
Author: 0 Chelsea 0-0 Leicester: Watch highlights as hosts escape with draw

The Chelsea boss retaliated by referring to his counterpart as a " little man ". Another day, another 0-0 draw for Chelsea . It is the same for me. You have to ask him which is his choice, or maybe ask Arsenal because Arsenal has to decide his future before June. "I think... I said I'd stop". But we have to consider that, in this period, to face all competitions is not simple.

Sports Europe see off Asia to retain EurAsia Cup
Author: 0 Europe see off Asia to retain EurAsia Cup

Late in the day after the Cup had been decided, Asia did win two more matches to make the score closer 10-14. They now lead the competition which is being held at the Glenmarie Golf and Country Club with six-and-a-half points after two days, while Team Europe also added three points to settle with five-and-a-half points.

Author: 0 Conte speaks on signing Leicester City's Jamie Vardy

He said: "Every game I try to make the best decision for the team and it was right to make this decision". Chelsea now switch their attentions back to FA Cup affairs and the replay of their third-round clash against Norwich City at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.

Sports 9 minutes of mayhem end City's bid to be the 'Invincibles'
Author: 0 9 minutes of mayhem end City's bid to be the 'Invincibles'

Jurgen Klopp knew it was important his Liverpool side showed they could thrive without Philippe Coutinho and he marvelled at their glorious response in the 4-3 win over Manchester City . "You have no alternatives to beat City - you could win the lottery, they tackle each other and then you can stand deep in your own box and hope nothing happens but that it is not really likely".

Sports Daniel Amartey shines as Leicester City held Chelsea
Author: 0 Daniel Amartey shines as Leicester City held Chelsea

A smattering of dissent could be heard during Saturday's Premier League clash with Leicester, which was Chelsea's third goalless draw in a week. A 10-man Leicester City side held Chelsea to a goalless draw at Stamford Bridge last night, as Chelsea failed to leapfrog Manchester United and are now tied with second-placed Manchester United on points.

Sports Man Utd boss Mourinho: January signings won't change title race
Author: 0 Man Utd boss Mourinho: January signings won't change title race

The former Juventus and Italy manager suggested that it was a mere occasion to "say hello" to a top player from a rival club. "Sanchez is an Arsenal player", he added. Manchester United would be making an "unbelievable" signing comparable to their swoop for Eric Cantona if they landed Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal , according to Phil Neville.

Sports Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Borussia Dortmund drop forward for disciplinary reasons
Author: 0 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Borussia Dortmund drop forward for disciplinary reasons

It is the third time Aubameyang has been disciplined by the club after an unauthorised video shoot at Dortmund's training ground last November and a trip to Milan shortly before a Champions League game last season. New signing Simon Terodde hit a 95th-minute victor as Cologne made it two victories in a row, having gone winless for their first 16 games of the campaign.

Sports Man Utd legend Giggs interviews for Wales job
Author: 0 Man Utd legend Giggs interviews for Wales job

The FA of Wales yesterday revealed that they will announce their new boss today and it is understood that Jonathan Ford, the FAW chief executive, has made a decision to hand Giggs (right) his first permanent managerial post and charge him with leading the country's challenge to qualify for Euro 2020.

Sports Brian Daboll leaving Alabama for National Football League job
Author: 0 Brian Daboll leaving Alabama for National Football League job

Daboll helped lead Alabama to a 13-1 record and their 17th national championship. A West Seneca, NY native, Daboll returns closer to home and to work under a familiar face. Daboll spent one year as the Crimson Tide OC. If Josh McDaniels takes a head coaching job at the end of the season - McDaniels has been reported to be the leading candidate for the Colts job - Daboll would have likely been considered to take his place in Foxboro.

Sports South Africa ease to 78/0 at lunch on flat pitch
Author: 0 South Africa ease to 78/0 at lunch on flat pitch

Ashwin was dropped for the next match, which India lost, and it took a while for the selectors to trust him in Tests outside India . "I feel those wickets in the last session are a very valuable incentive for the team going into the second day, " Ashwin said.

Sports Manchester United 'Close to Agreeing' Alexis Sanchez Deal Worth £124M
Author: 0 Manchester United 'Close to Agreeing' Alexis Sanchez Deal Worth £124M

Manchester United icon Rio Ferdinand has risked the wrath of his former club's fans by stating Arsenal superstar Alexis Sanchez should spurn their advances and join bitter rivals Manchester City . United boss Jose Mourinho said Sanchez is a "phenomenal player" on Friday. The amount is around £20 million. "I would let Sanchez go to Man United and get Mkhitaryan as part of the deal", declared Sky Sports pundit Merson.

Author: 0 Pacers overturn 22-pt deficit to beat Cavs

At his best, the former top five pick is a terror on the glass and a quality defensive player with the ability to switch. Toronto's 133 points were the most by any Cavaliers opponent this season, and marked the third straight game that Cleveland has allowed at least 127.

Sports Bournemouth come from behind to beat lacklustre Arsenal
Author: 0 Bournemouth come from behind to beat lacklustre Arsenal

The Premier League showdown is live on Sky Sports Premier League / Sky Sports Main Even/ Sky Sports Ultra HD. Wenger insisted Sanchez did not refuse to play in Sunday's 2-1 Premier League defeat at Bournemouth , though the Chile striker did not travel to the south coast.

Sports Arsenal omits Sanchez amid interest from Manchester clubs
Author: 0 Arsenal omits Sanchez amid interest from Manchester clubs

The Chile worldwide has refused to sign a new Arsenal contract with his current deal expiring in the summer, and United and City are reportedly both keen on recruiting him this month. This miserable run continued at Dean Court as the home side recovered to falling behind to a Hector Bellerin goal to win 2-1 thanks to strikes from Callum Wilson and Jordan Ibe inside the last 20 minutes.

Sports NHL: Ryan Suter, Devan Dubnyk help Wild beat Blackhawks 2-1
Author: 0 NHL: Ryan Suter, Devan Dubnyk help Wild beat Blackhawks 2-1

The Blackhawks scored five times in the second period to blow the game open. "We have to find a way in our room to have better second periods". "It got worse and worse as the game went on until he couldn't take it", Boucher said. There's no timetable for his return. But things were back to normal for Seabrook on Wednesday when he returned to the lineup against the Minnesota Wild .

Sports Patriots DC Matt Patricia expected to be next Lions head coach
Author: 0 Patriots DC Matt Patricia expected to be next Lions head coach

New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia is reportedly heading to Detroit to coach the Lions . In Detroit , Patricia will be reunited with Lions general manager Bob Quinn , an executive with the Patriots . In addition to Patricia, Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur is the only other assistant from a team still alive in the playoffs to interview with the Lions .

Sports Kevin Sumlin expected to become Arizona head coach
Author: 0 Kevin Sumlin expected to become Arizona head coach

Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo was rumored to be in the mix, but has reportedly removed himself from contention. With the Wildcats, Sumlin will inherit a team that went 7-6 last season and has one of college football's ascendant talents in dual-threat quarterback Khalil Tate .

Author: 0 Rio Ferdinand urges Alexis Sanchez to snub Manchester United for City

We have left him at home because of the situation", Wenger said after arriving at Bournemouth . Callum Wilson equalized in the 70th minute for Bournemouth before setting up Jordon Ibe for the victor in the 74th minute, intensifying Arsenal's problems in what could be developing into another crisis under Arsene Wenger .

Sports Vikings Fans Gear Up For 1st Playoff Game At US Bank Stadium
Author: 0 Vikings Fans Gear Up For 1st Playoff Game At US Bank Stadium

Jordan led the Saints with 13 sacks in the regular season, and he said: "We know they are a heck of a team but compared to the last time we played them we are a different team as well". Rhodes will be the last line of defense in trying to stop a receiver who has looked borderline unstoppable at times . The Saints were tenth in points allowed.

Sports How to watch NFL Divisional playoff game online or on TV
Author: 0 How to watch NFL Divisional playoff game online or on TV

New England's defense looked shaky in the first quarter, but they certainly clamped down for the rest of the game. After jumping out to an early lead, the Titans couldn't keep up with the Patriots the rest of the way. The New England Patriots , heavy favorites against the Tennessee Titans, cruised to a 35-14 victory. Brady was 35-of-53 passing for 337 yards and three touchdowns with not a single sack or turnover to be found.

Sports Josh McDaniels likely to take Colts head coaching job
Author: 0 Josh McDaniels likely to take Colts head coaching job

Pagano was sacked December 31 after the Colts finished with a 4-12 record and missed the playoffs for the third straight season. Even though this season's poor record could be blamed on playing with a backup quarterback all year long and injuries to multiple key players, it was bad enough to end the Pagano era in Indianapolis .

Sports Francis Coquelin completes 4 years deal from Arsenal to Valencia
Author: 0 Francis Coquelin completes 4 years deal from Arsenal to Valencia

I wasn't playing much at Arsenal , and I wanted to see something different, to experience another story. I, to what Cazorla tells me, I pay a lot of attention and that was a plus to come to Valencia. 'First and foremost, I had great feedback from Santi Cazorla on the coach, Marcelino , ' Coquelin told L'Equipe . After training, the coach told me about his great ambitions: to build a great European team.

Sports Matt Patricia reportedly expected to be named Lions head coach
Author: 0 Matt Patricia reportedly expected to be named Lions head coach

Apparently, that's no longer the case if it ever was. Patricia has a strong relationship with Detroit general manager Bob Quinn , the Patriots' former director of pro scouting. The Lions have the option of doing the same, though the coaches still working in the playoffs - Patricia and Shurmur - can't meet again until after their teams are eliminated from the playoffs (or if they make the Super Bowl , during the week following the conference championship game).

Author: 0 Adam Smith's commentary as Bournemouth scored vs Arsenal

Despite taking the lead early into the second half through Hector Bellerin , the Ginners' defensive frailties were brutally exposed again and Bournemouth were able to turn the game on its head with two goals in five monutes courtesy of Callum Wilson and Jordon Ibe .

Author: 0 Vikings undecided on whether to activate QB Sam Bradford

PT/4:40 p.m. ET, KPTV-12, FOX ). The Saints led that one wire to wire but their defense was forced to stop a driving Cam Newton at the very end of the game to escape with the victory. Payton was the offensive coordinator in Dallas while Zimmer was the defensive coordinator. Lattimore has five interceptions on the season and feels much more confident than he did when he faced the Vikings in the season opener.

Author: 0 This star could leave if Alexis Sanchez joins Manchester United

BT Sports pundit Ferdinand was forced to concede any notion of Sanchez potentially joining his former club United as opposed to City. And, although Wenger gave no clues as to where Sanchez will end up, he believes movement on the matter will come soon after he left the attacker at home for Arsenal's trip to Bournemouth on Sunday.

Sports Embracing 'underdog' status, Eagles players wear dog masks after beating Falcons
Author: 0 Embracing 'underdog' status, Eagles players wear dog masks after beating Falcons

The Eagles turned the ball over when Ajayi fumbled on the second play from scrimmage and again on that muffed punt. With one second left on the clock, Elliott duly thumped over a 53-yarder to make it 10-9 at the break. Atlanta had one last crack and appeared to be threatening when Ryan found Julio Jones on fourth down and six to keep their last drive alive. In this matchup of birds of prey, what's a dog got to do with it? In his three regular-season starts, Foles looked nothing like ...

Sports Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho drops major Henrikh Mkhitaryan hint
Author: 0 Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho drops major Henrikh Mkhitaryan hint

The Armenian started this season in a similar vein, laying on regular assists for the likes of Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba, before a loss of form led to another ostracizing by Mourinho. "And I am not the kind of blind manager.blind in the sense of, this player is untouchable, can never be sold". Jose Mourinho has outlined both his, and the clubs transfer policy with regard to making signings in the January transfer window .

Sports Thibaut Courtois hits out at Chelsea fans after Leicester City draw
Author: 0 Thibaut Courtois hits out at Chelsea fans after Leicester City draw

In terms of the match itself, Conte thinks some of his players were suffering from fatigue against Leicester , he added: "I think we played with a lot of top players against Arsenal , and then again today against a very good team". There was dismay throughout another performance which lacked the familiar cutting edge of Conte's champions and there were boos around the ground at full-time.

Sports India win first game by 100 runs
Author: 0 India win first game by 100 runs

Shaw and Kalra gave India the flawless start, surpassing India's previous best opening stand in the Under-19 World Cup of 173 set by Robin Uthappa and Shikhar Dhawan in 2006, after which, vice-captain Shubham Gill's 63 and Abhishek Sharma's 8-ball 23 took India to the formidable total.

Sports Harry Kane's record helps Tottenham thrash Everton
Author: 0 Harry Kane's record helps Tottenham thrash Everton

Everton , which had a headed goal by Wayne Rooney disallowed when it was 0-0, hasn't won any of its last five games in the league. Kane equalled Sheringham's record with the second goal and outclassed it just twelve minutes later with a close-range effort against Jordan Pickford to add the third for Tottenham .

Sports Canadiens Danault taken to hospital with head injury
Author: 0 Canadiens Danault taken to hospital with head injury

Danault went down with 1:37 left in the second period Saturday night. The Canadiens later announced that Danault was transported to hospital to undergo testing, and that he is awake and moving. It was his 11th of the season and the 100th of his career. In his first matchup against his former team, Claude Julien and the Habs fell to the Bruins 4-3 in a shootout after an emotionally charged 60 minutes left the teams tied at 3-3.

Sports Fed-up Benitez: Newcastle no closer to new signings
Author: 0 Fed-up Benitez: Newcastle no closer to new signings

The Portuguese masterminded a League Cup upset there in September 2015 when Steve McClaren was Newcastle manager and he repeated that 1-0 win against Rafael Benitez 's side in a Sky Bet Championship fixture on Boxing Day 2016. They look quite organised, disciplined in defence and hard to breakdown. Carlos Carvahal won his first game in charge against Watford but the Swans have since lost to Tottenham and being held to a draw by Wolves in the Fa Cup.

Sports Redesigned Chevy Silverado pickup loses weight, gains size
Author: 0 Redesigned Chevy Silverado pickup loses weight, gains size

Weighing 450 pounds lighter than its predecessor, the Truck of Steel doubles down on the durable metal with a roll-formed (not stamped) high-strength bed, it boasts the biggest box in the segment - increasing width by seven inches and length by one inch over the current truck.

Sports New Barca Signing: I Got Goosebumps When I Met Messi
Author: 0 New Barca Signing: I Got Goosebumps When I Met Messi

The deal is said to be so under the radar that not even Lionel Messi has a clue who the player will be. Barcelona fans have immediately taken a liking to new signing Yerry Mina . " I always do it and I hope to succeed ", he added. "This is a great club and since arriving you can feel the atmosphere here". Mina will have to fight very hard for a shirt in a central defense position that also has Gerard Pique, Thomas Vermaelen, Samuel Umtiti and Javier Mascherano.

Sports Vikings activate Bradford, Bridgewater will reportedly be No. 2
Author: 0 Vikings activate Bradford, Bridgewater will reportedly be No. 2

Bradford was on injured reserve because of a knee injury. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported it is unknown if Bradford will dress, but he said the veteran is "quite healthy". "It's kind of hard to get reps when you're getting your starter ready", Zimmer said. Since then, he's participated in five practices. Bradford started in Week 5 at Chicago, but left just before halftime.

Author: 0 Mourinho Responds To Man Utd Links With Sanchez

United were expected to be relatively quiet in the current window, but have unexpectedly launched a move for Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez in a bid to snatch him from under the noses of Manchester rivals, Man City. City, responding to this, have ended their pursuit and it seems Manchester United are now the only interested team. Sanchez wants to be around players who are as good as him, maybe even some that he believes are better than him.