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Sports Barcelona Announce Mascherano's Departure For Hebei In Chinese Super League
Author: 0 Barcelona Announce Mascherano's Departure For Hebei In Chinese Super League

Barcelona have confirmed the departure of Javier Mascherano with the Argentina worldwide now expected to complete his proposed move to Hebei China Fortune in the coming days. In December, Sport , another Catalan daily, said that Hebei had reached a deal to sign the Argentina worldwide from Barca for 10 million euros ($12.2 million), conditional on the Spanish club plugging the gap, which they did by signing Colombian centre-back Yerry Mina.

Sports More women to face Nassar in day 6 of hearing
Author: 0 More women to face Nassar in day 6 of hearing

The 54-year-old Nassar faces a minimum sentence of 25 to 40 years in prison for molesting girls at Michigan State University and his home. Among those notified was MSU President Lou Anna Simon, who was informed in 2014 that a Title IX complaint and a police report had been filed against an unnamed physician.

Author: 0 Gisele Bündchen tried using Tom Brady's friend to convince him to retire

Despite being at an age when pretty much any player, save some kickers and punters, is either out of the league or clearly on his last legs, Brady will likely be named Most Valuable Player for this season and is on the record numerous times as saying he'd like to play until he's 45 .

Sports Kobe Bryant's 'Dear Basketball' nominated for Oscar
Author: 0 Kobe Bryant's 'Dear Basketball' nominated for Oscar

In addition to being one of the greatest players in National Basketball Association history, Kobe Bryant is now an Oscar-nominated producer. "Although I truly believe this encounter between us was consensual, I recognize now that she did not and does not view this incident the same way I did".

Sports Angelique Kerber crushes Madison Keys to reach Australian Open semis
Author: 0 Angelique Kerber crushes Madison Keys to reach Australian Open semis

Despite the loss, Keys will also climb in the rankings. Reflecting on her game during her post-match press conference, Keys was exceptionally pleased with her win, "I'm feeling really good". Keys is seeded just 17th after undergoing wrist surgery and missing several months on tour past year, but she is playing pain-free again and looking increasingly confident as the tournament goes on.

Sports Man City in talks to sign Aymeric Laporte from Athletic Bilbao
Author: 0 Man City in talks to sign Aymeric Laporte from Athletic Bilbao

The French centre-back drew scorn from City supporters in the summer of 2016 for pulling out of a switch to England at the last minute, but that has not deterred Guardiola from landing his man. Yes. 'Its really hard to get players out of Bilbao and costly but this lad is a very good player'. The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager has the services of John Stones, Nicolas Otamendi, Vincent Kompany and Eliaquim Mangala as the four recognised centre-backs in the squad.

Sports Durant Rips Referee After Ejection Against Knicks: 'He Was Searching for Me'
Author: 0 Durant Rips Referee After Ejection Against Knicks: 'He Was Searching for Me'

Late in the third quarter, after getting called for a foul on a block attempt, Durant bounced the ball angrily and was immediately assessed a technical. He was looking to try to tech me up to get me back because he was still in his feelings from the first half. Golden State has only beaten one of its last 12 opponents by at least 16 points and that happened to be by exactly 16 points.

Sports Rule Britannia: Edmund carries Britain's hopes in Melbourne
Author: 0 Rule Britannia: Edmund carries Britain's hopes in Melbourne

The Australian Open hails "King Kyle". Edmund broke in the opening service game as the Bulgarian's serve faltered and he lost only one point on his serve through four games. After the end of the second set, Dimitrov wins this set with the score of 6-3 and come back in the game. He could not recover a poor start to the second but pounced again in the third, showing hitherto unseen abilities at the net and taking advantage of Dimitrov's serving woes.

Sports Tiger returns to prop questions at Torrey Pines
Author: 0 Tiger returns to prop questions at Torrey Pines

Woods arrived in darkness before 7 a.m. local time Tuesday, warmed up in 45-degree temperatures and then was on the back nine of Torrey Pines' South course 30 minutes later for a nine-hole practice round with Jason Day and Bryson DeChambeau .

Sports Super Bowl LII is set: Philadelphia Eagles vs New England Patriots
Author: 0 Super Bowl LII is set: Philadelphia Eagles vs New England Patriots

And, with the game - and the season - possibly on the line, the Patriots star came up big again. The diminutive wide receiver did everything except serve hors d'oeuvres in owner Robert Kraft's suite. According to Vegas Insider , the opening point total (the over/under) was set at 47 or 47.5 depending on the oddsmaker. It wont be the same without Eagles QB Carson Wentz , but Nick Foles certainly did enough in the NFC Championship to show that he can make plays when called upon.

Sports Swap of the Year? United Welcomes Sanchez, as Mkhitaryan Joins Arsenal
Author: 0 Swap of the Year? United Welcomes Sanchez, as Mkhitaryan Joins Arsenal

Manchester United's new no.7 Alexis Sanchez has explained how Jose Mourinho convinced him to choose the Red Devils over rivals and league leaders Manchester City . "Some players are born to play for Manchester United and Alexis Sanchez is one of them". Even Manchester City moved out of it in the end. The Chilean is now reportedly the Premier League's highest paid player, pocketing about £500 000 (R8.44 million) a week, according to widespread reports , and Mourinho has explained ...

Sports Sanchez, Mkhitaryan swap shirts
Author: 0 Sanchez, Mkhitaryan swap shirts

La Cuarta say because Sanchez is "healthier than a yoghurt" he flew through his medical and will then went to The Lowry Hotel to prepare for his presentation. "I have no doubt about his attitude, his commitment, his desire to do well". I'm confident it will work. "That can help us as well because he can play together with Ozil as well as a playmaker, so overall it's a good move".

Sports Alex Rodriguez, Matt Vasgersian join Jessica Mendoza for 'Sunday Night Baseball'
Author: 0 Alex Rodriguez, Matt Vasgersian join Jessica Mendoza for 'Sunday Night Baseball'

His deal with ESPN will reportedly allow him to continue as a postseason analyst at Fox, which McCarthy reports might have been made by possible by Disney's purchase of 21st Century Fox assets late previous year. Last season was Rodriguez's first as a full-time analyst for Fox. Get ready for plenty of A-Rod, baseball fans. He's also remained in the spotlight because of his romance with Jennifer Lopez.

Sports Arsenal enhance Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bid to £50.9m
Author: 0 Arsenal enhance Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bid to £50.9m

However, over the past few weeks, Aubameyang has been heavily linked with a move to Arsenal . Arsenal remain confident of sealing a deal for the former St Etienne striker this month - but Dortmund's stance is proving problematic. The Premier League side were expected to make a bid that would smash the record £46.5m fee they paid for Alexandre Lacazette last summer. A recent hamstring injury kept Giroud sidelined since December but he has recently returned to training and with the World ...

Sports Senior Bowl: Winners, losers from South team's Day 1 practice
Author: 0 Senior Bowl: Winners, losers from South team's Day 1 practice

Now both Carlson and Powell are on hand for the Senior Bowl and a bigger twist to this story, the holder on the team is Alabama punter JK Scott. They hadn't actually met before that afternoon since Mayfield was a late arrival. "That's what I'd say right now; more Day 3". Allen said footwork and working on arm mechanics should fix the accuracy issues. Matthews got better every year in Auburn.

Sports Mohamed Salah to Real Madrid: Liverpool star will be targeted this summer
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah to Real Madrid: Liverpool star will be targeted this summer

Florentino Perez is trying to add offensinve players to his roster as he would like to change Real Madrid's current fortunes. United have always been linked with a big-money move for the Wales worldwide and are understood to still be interested in bringing Bale back to the Premier League once he leaves Madrid.

Sports Franco's Accusers of Sexual Misconduct Appear on Good Morning America
Author: 0 Franco's Accusers of Sexual Misconduct Appear on Good Morning America

Voting for the Oscars was open from January 5 to January 12. Tither-Kaplan explained that Franco's main sin is creating an environment where women could easily be exploited. But others were divided over whether the allegations were the key factor in him missing out. Allison Janney, who plays Harding's abusive mother, will likely take home the best supporting actress prize.

Sports James Bond 25: Idris Elba urges 'something different' with Daniel Craig replacement
Author: 0 James Bond 25: Idris Elba urges 'something different' with Daniel Craig replacement

But the topic of OO7 was bravely revisited during an interview with Variety at the Sundance Film Festival, during which Elba suggested that the world was ready for a female Bond, which could be played by a black actress. "Could be a woman, could be a Black woman, could be a white woman, but I think, that character, everybody would like to see it have - do something different with it, why not?" He's been fantastic in the role for 13 years now, and no one would begrudge him a well-earned ...

Sports Kristaps Porzingis and Karl-Anthony Towns among All-Star reserves
Author: 0 Kristaps Porzingis and Karl-Anthony Towns among All-Star reserves

There's no guarantee, but injury substitutions happened one last season, twice the year before, and three times during the 2015 All-Star Game. Horford, a five-time All-Star, has been a rock for a Celtics team that sits atop the Eastern Conference standings and has for weeks during a season that saw them lose prized free agent acquisition Gordon Hayward for the season just minutes into the season opener.

Sports Tremendous Bowl Singer Pink Ecstatic Her Eagles Are Enjoying In Recreation
Author: 0 Tremendous Bowl Singer Pink Ecstatic Her Eagles Are Enjoying In Recreation

But New England quarterback Tom Brady responded with two touchdown passes, both to receiver Danny Amendola , to bring the Patriots back for the 24-20 win. "Getting there and showing the world that we can play good ball and be consistent against a good team like that and not fold under pressure was big", Pro Bowl defensive tackle Malik Jackson said.

Sports LeBron James congratulates himself ahead of joining NBA's 30000-point club
Author: 0 LeBron James congratulates himself ahead of joining NBA's 30000-point club

LeBron James has never lacked for confidence, so it makes sense that he would congratulate himself for reaching 30,000 career National Basketball Association points before he's actually reached the milestone. He's allowed to recognize it, too. LeBron James celebrates after scoring his 30,000th career point. LeBron has averaged at least 25 points a game every season in his career, outside of his rookie season when - at 18 years old - he averaged 20.9 points.

Sports Chris Long, Lane Johnson Shame NFL's Official Shop
Author: 0 Chris Long, Lane Johnson Shame NFL's Official Shop

Now, if you think Bud Light has a favorite heading into Super Bowl LII , you're wrong. Of course, context is important and this clearly wasn't Johnson's idea. A local chef is taking his talents to Minnesota as he represents the city of Philadelphia and the Eagles at an exclusive National Football League event.

Sports Wenger hopes end of Sanchez soap opera will lift Arsenal
Author: 0 Wenger hopes end of Sanchez soap opera will lift Arsenal

Sanchez is heading to United in exchange for Henrikh Mkhitaryan in a deal that will reportedly make him the Premier League's highest-paid player. "I didn't take him because there is a question of him moving to Manchester United and you can not drive up north and as well play football", said Wenger.

Sports Antonio Conte Confirms Chelsea Injury Blow For Arsenal Clash
Author: 0 Antonio Conte Confirms Chelsea Injury Blow For Arsenal Clash

We embark on the quest for the breakthrough in the tie without Alvaro Morata , who Conte has revealed would have missed the weekend game at Brighton even if he had not been suspended. "But to get there we have a big game. I am ready for both options". After the match Hazard urged Chelsea to take the same attacking mindset into the Carabao Cup semifinal , but Conte suggested that a different approach may be required in order to make it to Wembley.

Sports Graeme Smith: Kohli needs someone who can constructively challenge him
Author: 0 Graeme Smith: Kohli needs someone who can constructively challenge him

He believes collective responsibilities can still turn the tide for India . A few eyes will also be on South Africa's pace battery that has been an absolute joy to watch for many. "I am sure that both teams will be thinking along those lines". He has all the capabilities tactically, he knows his own game and he sets the standards in the field for everyone else.

Sports Reliable journalist: Newcastle complete first January signing, two more reportedly to follow
Author: 0 Reliable journalist: Newcastle complete first January signing, two more reportedly to follow

It is understsood the 21-year-old Brazilian headed for the north-east on Monday night, after manager Antonio Conte gave the transfer the green light. " Yes I think he is going on loan to Newcastle ", Conte told a press conference. " It is a good way for the club and we used it in the same way for Christensen and now he is a Chelsea player and always playing in the starting eleven ".

Author: 0 Tom Brady and the Patriots are back in a familiar spot

As the Eagles gear up to play for the Vince Lombardi trophy on February 4 against the Patriots , it appears they've already won the Mike Lombardi trophy. So, while the Super Bowl isn't exactly a homecoming for Brady, Minnesota is a place with which he's familiar. Foles threw for 352 yards and three touchdowns, showing poise and moxie in going 26 for 33.

Author: 0 How Arsenal Or Man City Could Get Jonny Evans For £3 Million

Arsenal have been heavily linked with Evans in the past and were trying to land his signature last summer along with a number of other clubs such as Manchester City , who had an £18m ($24.4m) offer rejected. Relegation is a definite possibility for Alan Pardew's side. It is understood that Evans has a clause in his contract that means he can leave for £3 million if West Brom are relegated to the Championship.

Sports Brewers Reportedly Make Offer To Yu Darvish
Author: 0 Brewers Reportedly Make Offer To Yu Darvish

A source confirmed to The Athletic that the Brewers had made an offer to Darvish, 31, and were one of six teams in the hunt, joining the Twins, Yankees, Cubs, Astros and Rangers. That move is vaguely similar to the Cubs bringing in David Ross to pair with Jon Lester in 2015. Gimenez and Darvish played together in Texas. While fans and observers both have been waiting for the team to land one of the high-profile free agents - be that Darvish, Alex Cobb or even bringing back Arrieta - Epstein ...

Author: 0 Here Are Twitter's Predictions For Super Bowl LII

Danny Amendola caught a high pass from Tom Brady in the back of the end zone to win the game. Sporting News posted video of the scene, in which Jaguars safety Tashaun Gipson is in the middle of two Patriots players. After New England tight end Rob Gronkowski was knocked out of the game late in the first half with a concussion , Amendola became Brady's go-to target.

Sports Official! United unveil Sanchez in monster $287m deal
Author: 0 Official! United unveil Sanchez in monster $287m deal

That takes the total value of Sanchez's move to £165.3m ($287m), although the cost is off-set by Henrikh Mkhitaryan's move from United to Arsenal in a £35m deal. Playing Sanchez alongside Lukaku up front in a 3-5-2 would allow United to retain their central attacking threat while bringing extra defensive bodies into midfield.

Sports Russia says speedskater Viktor Ahn is among top athletes barred from Olympics
Author: 0 Russia says speedskater Viktor Ahn is among top athletes barred from Olympics

Vice President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Stanislav Pozdnyakov announced earlier in the day that the national committee received a list from the IOC of the invited national athletes to the 2018 Winter Games and the list and it missed many athletes, including the team's leaders such as 2014 Olympic Champion in biathlon Anton Shipulin , two-time World Champion in cross-country skiing Sergey Ustyugov and six-time Olympic Champion in short track Viktor Ahn .

Sports Patriots, Eagles ready for Super Bowl showdown
Author: 0 Patriots, Eagles ready for Super Bowl showdown

This season, the Vikings defensive line relied on a six-man rotation, which eroded to five on Sunday while Shamar Stephen was injured and inactive. Both teams had starting quarterbacks who were backups at the start of the year, and Keenum would probably have been given the nod over Nick Foles .

Sports Jose Mourinho: 'Alexis Sanchez completes Manchester United's attack'
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: 'Alexis Sanchez completes Manchester United's attack'

He also appeared to hit out at former player Martin Keown for his comments in the press recently. United might be out of the title race with City streets ahead, but there is plenty to play for with the Champions League and FA Cup offering the type of challenges Mourinho and Sanchez both desire.

Sports Alexis Sanchez, Henrikh Mkhitaryan on brink of blockbuster swap deal
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez, Henrikh Mkhitaryan on brink of blockbuster swap deal

Sportsmail pundit and former Arsenal favourite Martin Keown is among those who have branded Sanchez a mercenary after he chose United over Manchester City on a four-and-a-half-year contract worth a total of £600,000 a week. 'I always said as a kid that I'd like to play for United and I once spoke to Sir Alex Ferguson about it. Sanchez nearly joined City at the end of the August transfer window but that deal fell through as Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was unable to sign a ...

Sports Tennessee Titans hire former New England Patriots star Mike Vrabel Video
Author: 0 Tennessee Titans hire former New England Patriots star Mike Vrabel Video

New Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel speaks to the media during the press conference at Saint Thomas Sports Park. The last four seasons he was with the Houston Texans , including a stint as their defensive coordinator in 2017. Day now serves as co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach under Urban Meyer. "I want to thank Amy, (general manager) Jon (Robinson) and the entire Titans organization for putting their faith in me".

Sports See how Manchester United welcomed Sanchez
Author: 0 See how Manchester United welcomed Sanchez

In one video which was posted to YouTube to welcome Mkhitaryan to the Gunners, supporters reckon they've spotted a message. Jose Mourinho's men are now in second place in the Premier League table and 12 points behind leaders Manchester City after 24 games this season.

Author: 0 Jamie Carragher: It's nonsense Van Dijk will fix Liverpool

It's not mathematics but it's clear where we can cause them problems. "But to win this game Swansea needed our help and they had it". Van Dijk will be extremely disappointed with his role in the goal as the Dutch centre back headed the ball back into the danger area following a corner before Mawson struck home the victor.

Sports Mourinho says Sanchez deal shut after United win
Author: 0 Mourinho says Sanchez deal shut after United win

The 24-year-old slotted in a pass for Martial, who finished emphatically, and earned the Red Devils three points during a hard-fought match against Burnley - keeping the pressure on league leaders Manchester City. "But (there are) no doubts that from last season to this season (there has been) a great improvement from Anthony and we need that". "It's a different kind of performance but a performance needed to get a result against a fearless team like Burnley ".

Sports Alexis Sanchez-Henrikh Mkhitaryan Swap Official, Clubs Announce
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez-Henrikh Mkhitaryan Swap Official, Clubs Announce

Sanchez was officially announced as a United player on Monday evening, with the forward joining in a deal worth a staggering £600,000 a week. Henrikh Mkhitaryan has moved to Arsenal , his favourite club. "I am thrilled to be joining the biggest club in the world", said 29-year-old Chile global forward Sanchez. "He indicated it is important for the club for me to be here", Sanchez added of Mourinho.

Sports Revenue soars among Premier League clubs
Author: 0 Revenue soars among Premier League clubs

While United may be trailing Manchester City in the Premier League, fans will be happy to know the club's finances are in good order. However, Deloitte always have access to the headline figures for the purposes of their report, so if by some miracle NUFC had generated enough money to make this Top 30, they would have been named.

Sports Rockets fight off valiant effort from shorthanded Heat in Houston
Author: 0 Rockets fight off valiant effort from shorthanded Heat in Houston

Despite the defeat to the Rockets, the Bay Area franchise is still three-and-a-half games ahead at the top of the Western Conference and have their destiny in their own hands. How is it that a team with three of the best scorers in the National Basketball Association could go scoreless for three whole minutes and be held to just 17 points in the fourth quarter? "We've definitely got a chance to get that 1-seed back".

Sports Novak Djokovic facing new injury lay-off after Chung defeat at Australian Open
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic facing new injury lay-off after Chung defeat at Australian Open

So, it appears, is his combative spirit, which explains why he chose to continue playing Monday's match despite considerable discomfort and an injury timeout after the first set. 21 Albert Ramos-Vinolas. Kerber takes on Hsieh Su-Wei. Novak Djokovic spoke about the recurrence of the elbow injury that sidelined him a year ago after he was beaten in straight sets by South Korean Chung Hyeon.

Sports Arsenal Consider January Move For PSG's Lucas Moura
Author: 0 Arsenal Consider January Move For PSG's Lucas Moura

Spurs are thought to be competing with Manchester United for the Brazilian winger, who has become disillusioned with life at the Ligue 1 giants. The 25-year-old, used just six times in all competitions this season, is rumoured to be on the radar of a number sides across the continent.

Sports LeBron James Unsure About Ty Lue's Job Security
Author: 0 LeBron James Unsure About Ty Lue's Job Security

It's possible that giving up 148 points to the Thunder in their ninth loss in 12 games has caused tensions to boil over. Go through the box score, and it's a Thunder party. "We gotta go back to the drawing board on that end", said Isaiah Thomas , who finished with a season-high 24 points but was exposed on the defensive end.