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Sports United to extend Mourinho deal
Author: 0 United to extend Mourinho deal

This season, Mourinho has successfully negotiated that competition's group stage while the club now sit second in the league. The former Chelsea boss is one of the most decorated managers in the world and he can bring glory days back. They now sit second in the table, 12 points behind leaders Manchester City , with a Champions League last-16 knock-out tie with Sevilla to come next month.

Sports Arsenal could lose Sanchez 'in next 48 hours' says Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal could lose Sanchez 'in next 48 hours' says Wenger

Asked if a resolution, one way or the other, was imminent, Wenger added: "Yes, but don't read too much into it because even I don't know what way it will go". "Overall we have to look at it in a very objective and harsh way, we made mistakes we should not have made", he said. Bournemouth , meanwhile, climb to 13th but remain just four points above the bottom three.

Sports 'Come on, that isn't real' - Pep quashes quadruple talk
Author: 0 'Come on, that isn't real' - Pep quashes quadruple talk

City return to action on Saturday afternoon with a home match against lowly Bournemouth in the Premier League . Former Liverpool FC striker Owen is backing Manchester United to beat Bristol City to nil at Ashton Gate in the League Cup last eight.

Sports Liverpool top scorer Mohamed Salah fit to face Arsenal
Author: 0 Liverpool top scorer Mohamed Salah fit to face Arsenal

The England worldwide, who will return to his former club for the first time since the move on Friday night, cited career progression as the reason for his departure after six full seasons at the Emirates Stadium. It doesn't work like that. Every player can [fight] and Chamberlain does it. All the players need to be spot on in this specific part of the game. I think it's two sides who like to play football and like to attack, so it will be a nice challenge for us.

Sports Driver cited in crash involving Jaguars Leonard Fournette
Author: 0 Driver cited in crash involving Jaguars Leonard Fournette

Fournette and the Jaguars play the New England Patriots on Sunday in the AFC Championship game. 'But the amusing thing is, it was Pittsburgh fans. "They came to Jacksonville to drop the in-laws off". Fournette's 2017 Maybach was rear-ended, causing his bumper to fall off. Fournette autographed the bumper for first responders. "I wasn't really anxious about it", Fournette told the newspaper of the minor crash on Interstate 295.

Sports Barcelona Bury Madrid in El Clásico
Author: 0 Barcelona Bury Madrid in El Clásico

Lionel Messi is doing Lionel Messi things (14 goals and five assists in 16 La Liga appearances), Luis Suarez and Paulinho have been efficient in the attack, and the defense has been stout and organized, letting in a league-low seven goals .

Sports Trump speaks in Pennsylvania
Author: 0 Trump speaks in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania's mostly white southwestern region is a bastion of Trump support and was crucial to Trump's 2016 victory in the state. Democrats didn't even field a candidate there in the last two elections, showing that Republicans and the White House acknowledge the 2018 stakes.

Sports Nicolas Otamendi: Manchester City defender extends his contract until 2022
Author: 0 Nicolas Otamendi: Manchester City defender extends his contract until 2022

It's believed City feel they are well-stocked in attacking areas, particularly with Gabriel Jesus set to return from injury sooner than initially expected. " Because the keeper has to be able to play with his feet ", Silva concluded. "And he's been doing an wonderful job for us. It's another big game on Saturday against Burnley".

Sports Arsenal boss Wenger: We're trying to settle terms with Wilshere
Author: 0 Arsenal boss Wenger: We're trying to settle terms with Wilshere

Calcio Mercato claims there are two major issues with the signing now: First, Leipzig's wish not to negotiate the sale of good players in the middle of the season; and second, Manchester United's competition for the player. Wilshere's current basic wage is in excess of £90,000-per-week plus lucrative bonuses that can take his earnings to £120,000-per-week. Sanchez appears to be edging closer to a January exit with Arsene Wenger saying on Thursday that the Chilean's move to Manchester ...

Author: 0 Mel Kiper Jr. has Bears taking Calvin Ridley at No. 8

While the 49ers' draft spot will be determined by a coin flip with the Oakland Raiders during the NFL Scouting Combine, Kiper has them selecting ninth overall. "That's why when I look at the Giants - and I know some people think that's too early for Josh Allen - that could be a ideal thing for him because you've got Eli Manning for the next couple years".

Sports GoDaddy, NASCAR's Danica Patrick reunite for farewell races
Author: 0 GoDaddy, NASCAR's Danica Patrick reunite for farewell races

Patrick isn't at the point where she has anything to reveal on that front yet, but she sounds like she's getting closer - and she needs to be, with the Daytona 500 only a month away. GoDaddy left motorsports after the 2015 season, but jumped at the chance for a reunion because the rebranded Patrick now symbolizes the new core mission of the company.

Sports Australian Open: Novak Djokovic makes triumphant return from injury
Author: 0 Australian Open: Novak Djokovic makes triumphant return from injury

Djokovic said: "Everybody's trying to do their best". The pair had entered the second round of the Australian Open after splitting their previous two matches in 2017. The 2014 champion was being way too ambitious. Argentine Juan Martin del Potro fired 60 winners on his way to a 6-4 7-6 (4) 6-7 (0) 6-4 second-round victory over Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation.

Sports Tom Brady May Sit Out Practice On Thursday
Author: 0 Tom Brady May Sit Out Practice On Thursday

It will be the first time the Jaguars have made an AFC title game appearance since 1999, while this will be the Patriots' seventh appearance in the game in a row. The Jags beat the Buffalo Bills in the wild card round 10-3 as eight-point home chalks. Both Antonio Brown and Vance McDonald had 100-yard days, Brown had two TD receptions and Le'Veon Bell had 88 yards receiving and a TD reception as well.

Author: 0 Meeting Roger Federer: Why I was completely transfixed by him

Wawrinka however, had to suffer a third set meltdown before winning 6-3, 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7/2) against Lithuania's Ricardas Berankis in 167 minutes on the Hisense Arena. Successful returns Six-time champion Djokovic and 2014 Australian Open victor Stan Wawrinka earlier made successful returns from injury layoffs with victories in their first matches since Wimbledon.

Sports Cardiff beat Middlesbrough to signing of Serbian global from Liverpool
Author: 0 Cardiff beat Middlesbrough to signing of Serbian global from Liverpool

Grujic will be hoping to achieve big things with the Welsh club - who are just two points behind second place Derby County at present. And Grujic's potential move to the Midlands looked all the more impressive when you consider that Premier League duo West Ham United and Huddersfield Town were also keen, as reported by ESPN .

Sports State
Author: 0 State "deeply saddened" by death of Matthew Snyder

Matthew Snyder is the son of assistant coach Sean Snyder. Per a report from The Mercury in Manhattan, Kan . Riley County police confirmed to the paper that there was a death, but declined to provide further information. We are deeply saddened to learn of this news and ask that the family's privacy continue to be respected. According to the Mercury , Matt Snyder is the son of K-State's associate head coach and special teams coordinator, Sean Snyder.

Sports Chelsea make approach for Roma's Emerson Palmieri
Author: 0 Chelsea make approach for Roma's Emerson Palmieri

Palmieri, who had a season on loan at Palermo during 2014-15, signed for Roma from Santos in December 2016. Marcos Alonso is Chelsea's only experienced left-back and Conte is wants to draft in an understudy. "The two clubs are in talks and we hope to finalize the deal soon". However, the Italian champions are demanding in excess of £60m for the Brazilian and Chelsea have now moved on.

Sports Nine Florida State students charged in frat pledge's death
Author: 0 Nine Florida State students charged in frat pledge's death

An autopsy determined that Coffey had almost seven times the legal limit of alcohol in his body at the time of his death. A grand jury in December recommended that prosecutors pursue criminal charges against FSU fraternity members, claiming hazing and underage alcohol abuse related to Coffey's death.

Sports Roman Reigns Involved in Steroid Distribution Ring in Miami
Author: 0 Roman Reigns Involved in Steroid Distribution Ring in Miami

In a recent video by YouTube "filmmaker" Jon Bravo, he claims to interview Rodriguez in the interest of clearing his name and "revealing the truth" being the incident. Rodriguez also named actors Mark Wahlberg and Josh Duhamel as alleged clients. Reigns has been previously suspended by WWE before. I don't think that anything will come of this, as the investigation occurred over a year ago.

Sports Australian Open 2018 - Novak Djokovic vs Gael Monfils Preview
Author: 0 Australian Open 2018 - Novak Djokovic vs Gael Monfils Preview

Federer, the defending champion, finished off a 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (4) win over Jan-Lennard Struff a half-hour before midnight, when the temperature was still around 29 degrees C (84 degrees F), and said playing at the height of the heat wouldn't have bothered him.

Sports Inter approach Daniel Sturridge
Author: 0 Inter approach Daniel Sturridge

He is also being pursued by several English clubs, although Liverpool's valuation of £30 million has been seen as a risk. The Mail claim La Liga outfit Sevilla wanted to take Sturridge on a temporary basis, but Liverpool technical director Michael Edwards rejected the offer as the club hold out for offers of around £ 30m to take him off their hands permanently.

Sports Simona Halep sparks fears of Australian Open withdrawal after ankle injury
Author: 0 Simona Halep sparks fears of Australian Open withdrawal after ankle injury

Halep's gained some revenge from the last - and only - time the pair met in a Grand Slam tournament. After racing into a 2-0 lead to start the second set, there was more drama when Halep rolled her ankle, needing medical attention. 8 Caroline Garcia, No. 17 Madison Keys and No. 26 Agnieszka Radwanska also advanced. He was broken three times in the opening set and once in the second set, then didn't face another break point for the rest of the match.

Sports Katie Couric returning for opening ceremony
Author: 0 Katie Couric returning for opening ceremony

The Peacock came under fire when NBC Sports executive John Miller said people who watch the Olympics are not necessarily sports fans, "More women watch the games than men, and for the women, they're less interested in the result and more interested in the journey".

Sports Gerard Pique Officially Agrees New Long-Term Contract With Barcelona Until June 2022
Author: 0 Gerard Pique Officially Agrees New Long-Term Contract With Barcelona Until June 2022

And if someone wants to sign the Spanish defender, 30, they will have to meet his staggering £ 440MILLION buyout clause. Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has agreed an extension to his contract at the Nou Camp until the summer of 2022. Pique has won six La Liga titles to date, five Copa del Reys and three Champions Leagues. The Spain worldwide has spent the last 10 years representing the Blaugrana and has now agreed to an extension that will run until the summer of 2022.

Sports Kris Dunn Suffers Possible Concussion, Chipped Teeth vs. Warriors
Author: 0 Kris Dunn Suffers Possible Concussion, Chipped Teeth vs. Warriors

The Warriors shooting barrage is what ultimately separated the two teams on Wednesday night, as Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant and Steph Curry combined for 87 points on the night. In the Bulls' last game, they were victorious over the Miami Heat , 119-111. The Warriors are 7-1 in their last eight games in Sacramento. The Warriors are 33-6 when they score above 100 points , while the Bulls are 15-11.

Sports Grigor Dimitrov outlasts qualifier to book place in Australian Open third round
Author: 0 Grigor Dimitrov outlasts qualifier to book place in Australian Open third round

Two of them will meet in the third round. On a searing hot day at Melbourne Park when the temperature hit 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit), No. 9 Wawrinka, No. The former No. 1-ranked Wozniacki will next play No. 30 Kiki Bertens, who beat Nicole Gibbs 7-6 (3), 6-0. It is the second year in a row that the seventh-seeded Ostapenko has advanced to the third round in Melbourne after losing in the first round in her first appearance in Australia in 2016.

Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard Out Indefinitely Continuing Quad Rehab

Leonard, a former NBA Finals MVP and two-time Defensive Player of the Year, has been dealing with this injury for quite some time now as he initially suffered the injury last season during the playoffs. The All-Star forward is averaging 16.2 points this season for the Spurs, who play the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night. We'll have a better idea on his status for Friday's game based on his activity level at practices, but he recently was cleared to go through 5-on-5 work, so there aren't ...

Sports Nick Kyrgios ready to face childhood hero Tsonga in Australian Open
Author: 0 Nick Kyrgios ready to face childhood hero Tsonga in Australian Open

Kyrgios was about to serve early in the match on Wednesday when the man began shouting loudly while filming himself with a phone before he was kicked out of the Hisense Arena by security staff. Kyrgios served impeccably throughout the 2 hours-and-12-minute contest on Hisense Arena and was only broken once when serving for the match. McDonald, 22, had never even won a tour match until Monday, but threatened to pull off the upset of the tournament after delivering the Bulgarian third seed ...

Sports As Florida Atlantic's Offensive Coordinator
Author: 0 As Florida Atlantic's Offensive Coordinator

FAU has yet to officially announce the hire, but CBS Sports' Dennis Dodd confirms that Charlie Weis Jr . will be named the Owls' offensive coordinator. With Kendal Briles gone, taking a job as the offensive coordinator at Houston, Lane Kiffin has chose to fill the open role on his FAU staff with another coach's son.

Sports Dana White on stripping Conor McGregor of Lightweight title
Author: 0 Dana White on stripping Conor McGregor of Lightweight title

Per that report, "Russian mixed martial arts combatant Khabib Nurmagamedov and American Tony Ferguson , participating in UFC, will have a title match on the 7th of April in NY". "People right now would love to see Conor McGregor vs. Khabib the Russian". White was blunt when asked what the best solution to the McGregor conundrum was.

Sports I never experedit: Konta suffers shock Melbourne exit
Author: 0 I never experedit: Konta suffers shock Melbourne exit

A lacklustre serving display from the British number one - she failed to land a single ace - allowed lefthander Pera ample opportunity to showcase her powerful returns off both sides and the 23-year-old American duly delivered. Despite landing 70% of her first serves, she would end the match having won just 54% of those points, while 14 winners illustrated her struggle to hit through Pera.

Sports Theo Walcott leaves Arsenal, joins league rivals Everton
Author: 0 Theo Walcott leaves Arsenal, joins league rivals Everton

Everton were serious that they wanted me and I seriously wanted to come here'. The Turkish global cost the club £27million and is looking to put an end to Everton's attacking woes. "Yes there was a club that was interested in me but I don't want to name any clubs". I want to be part of the attacking force that is here. "He wants to play every week and really take his career forward again", Allardyce said.

Sports India skipper Virat Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year
Author: 0 India skipper Virat Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year

It's probably the biggest of all in world cricket and two Indians getting it back-to-back makes it more special. Smith's numbers were equally mind-boggling. "To come out this year when there was a lot of talk about the Ashes' keeping spot - and who was going to play - the way that he put his hand up and has continued to do so for such a young guy is really impressive".

Sports Florida Gators' Scott Stricklin joins College Football Playoff committee
Author: 0 Florida Gators' Scott Stricklin joins College Football Playoff committee

They join six returning members as the committee will again be made up of 12 people. Before joining the Republic in 1994, she was a columnist for the Los Angeles Daily News. Lott was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000. He is now a businessman in the San Francisco Bay area. UF has not been even remotely involved in the College Football Playoff conversation since it began in 2014, but hopes this changes under new coach Dan Mullen.

Sports England hand Eddie Jones new contract with World Cup break clause
Author: 0 England hand Eddie Jones new contract with World Cup break clause

The 29-year-old has made 21 caps for England since his debut in 2012 but has been left out of the squad by Jones, who seems to be willing to blood some new, younger players. "I have been completely focussed on developing a team capable of being the number one rugby team in the world and winning the World Cup in 2019", he said in a statement.

Sports Met office issues yellow warning
Author: 0 Met office issues yellow warning

The Met Office has confirmed that parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England can expect up to 20cm (8 in) of snow, also warning of 70mph winds in some places. Power cuts may occur with the potential to affect other services such as mobile phone coverage. The largest accumulations of snow will be over high ground, with more than 10cm building up above 200 metres.

Sports Upsets continue at Australian Open as heat rises
Author: 0 Upsets continue at Australian Open as heat rises

Now she completed her eleventh win in a row including the Hopman Cup results, and improved to 23-4 her career record in second rounds of Grand Slam play, including a 7-1 mark in Melbourne . "I am feeling good, I am happy about my performance over the last few days and weeks". The Czech Republic's Pliskova, now ranked sixth, is to face her compatriot Lucie Safarova, who beat the Romanian Sorana Cirstea 6-2, 6-4.

Sports Auburn rehires JB Grimes as offensive line coach
Author: 0 Auburn rehires JB Grimes as offensive line coach

Grimes served as Auburn's offensive line coach from 2013-15 before spending the 2016 season at Cincinnati and 2017 at UConn. Hand has been with Auburn for two seasons, having previously worked with James Franklin at both Vanderbilt and Penn State.

Sports Aggressive Eagles set to face Minnesota's top-ranked defense
Author: 0 Aggressive Eagles set to face Minnesota's top-ranked defense

Jay Ajayi will be among those you'll hear from on Thursday. Jason Kelce , center. Wentz might have fit this category, because he was playing at an MVP level before being injured. The Falcons would eventually end the season with a 10-6 record, which was good enough to get them a spot in the Wild Card Round of the playoffs. "Sometimes they made plays", Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks said of the second-half performance.

Sports National Basketball Association suspends Rockets' Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green two games each
Author: 0 National Basketball Association suspends Rockets' Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green two games each

Green isn't necessarily worth hanging onto through the suspension. Green will lose $9,527 per game for a total of $19,054. MacMahon reports Rivers called out Ariza by name to cause him to make his way toward the Clips' locker room. "We were where we were supposed to be after the game". "Everybody is pretty friendly". "The only problem that I have is all the buzz (the media) created".

Author: 0 Pats in a jam with Brady's injured hand?

Further information about what's ailing the 40-year-old Super Bowl champion was not released. A source close to the five-time Super Bowl champion told ESPN that though the injury could have a small impact on Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars , Brady believes he'll be just fine.

Sports Vikings would serve as visitors in Super Bowl LII
Author: 0 Vikings would serve as visitors in Super Bowl LII

But to beat them, teams have to bring just that. "To host the SuperBowl on your home field for the first time in the 52-game history of the SuperBowl would be just an unbelievable experience", he said. They play zone and play some man [coverage] when they want to or need to. The New York Giants have been the only team to beat New England in the Super Bowl and they did so by holding the 18-0 Patriots to 14 points in 2008 and the 15-3 Patriots to 17 points in 2012.

Sports Netanyahu meets 'Baby Moshe' at Nariman House
Author: 0 Netanyahu meets 'Baby Moshe' at Nariman House

Gavriel Holtzberg and Rivka - were killed during the siege at the Nariman House by 10 Pakistani terrorists in November 2008. This will be followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at Hotel Taj Mahal Palace opposite the Gateway of India and a visit to the Chabad House in Nariman House, in nearby Colaba - both in south Mumbai .

Sports How to Watch Novak Djokovic vs. Gael Monfils
Author: 0 How to Watch Novak Djokovic vs. Gael Monfils

Sharapova was relentless in attacking Sevastova's second serve. "I think that's why it's very interesting to follow the comebacks of the great players that have been injured: Stan (Wawrinka ), Novak of course this week". Federer now meets Jan-Lennard Struff on Thursday. The six-time champion routed American veteran Donald Young , looking like his old self as he crushed sliding forehand winners and broke Young six times to advance 6-1, 6-2, 6-4.

Sports Cavani ties club record, Neymar scores quadruple in PSG's dominant victory
Author: 0 Cavani ties club record, Neymar scores quadruple in PSG's dominant victory

In fact, the became the first player to be involved in six goals in Ligue one since Opta started collecting data on the French top flight, having also assisted on Di Maria's second. He then struck a sensational third goal of the night with a run that beat several Dijon defenders and culminated in a crisp low drive from the edge of the area.

Sports Twitter Roasts Team India As They Lose The Series
Author: 0 Twitter Roasts Team India As They Lose The Series

Last time (in South Africa ) we batted well, this time we bowled better. We have let ourselves down from the first game into the second. "There have been many soft dismissals, which as a team are not acceptable", Kohli said in a rare moment of candidness.