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Sports Wenger not decided when Mkhitaryan will make his debut
Author: 0 Wenger not decided when Mkhitaryan will make his debut

New Arsenal signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan says that he is relishing the chance to play alongside "assist king" Mesut Ozil at the Emirates Stadium. In a box-to-box role, certainly not a defensive role or as a holding player, but all the other positions are not out of reach", Wenger said. It does not look like there will be any problem.

Sports Man City breeze into Cup fifth round but Sane injured
Author: 0 Man City breeze into Cup fifth round but Sane injured

Manchester City has booked their place in the fifth round of the FA Cup courtesy of a comfortable 2-0 win over Cardiff City in South Wales on Saturday. "We will see tomorrow exactly". "I don't understand the goal [Bernardo] that we didn't get, but that is okay". "So Neil and his teams play in this way, like they did really well, marking to man, so aggressive, long balls".

Sports Seamus Coleman in Everton squad for Leicester City game
Author: 0 Seamus Coleman in Everton squad for Leicester City game

There are hundreds and hundreds of them. Allardyce revealed that Dutch worldwide Klaassen, 24, had indicated he open to remaining on Merseyside and forcing his way into the first-team picture. How is that player going to approach that game? Allardyce: "We have looked at many left-backs and obviously we can't find the right left-back that we're looking for".

Sports North Korea places Hyon Song Wol in inspection team as distraction
Author: 0 North Korea places Hyon Song Wol in inspection team as distraction

A planned joint skiing session in North Korea has been reportedly called off a week before the event. North Korea announced that it had "no choice" but to cancel a scheduled joint cultural performance with South Korea , five days before the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, according to South Korea's Unification Ministry.

Sports Tottenham midfielder Dier: Man Utd clash not about Alexis
Author: 0 Tottenham midfielder Dier: Man Utd clash not about Alexis

Pallister, speaking to AskFans.co.uk , insists Sanchez's wages will not cause rifts in the United dressing room. "The game as a whole won't change because of one player", he said . The defence has looked particularly porous during that run, which should encourage Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane in their quest to get Liverpool back on track.

Sports Wenger: Not optimistic - or pessimistic - on Ozil's future at Arsenal
Author: 0 Wenger: Not optimistic - or pessimistic - on Ozil's future at Arsenal

He will have been boosted by the news that Federico Fernandez is available for the clash with Arsene Wenger's side after he missed the FA Cup match at the weekend. Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang were devastatingly good for Dortmund during the 2015/16 season and could have the same impact for Arsenal . "You have to give him the benefit of the doubt".

Sports New signing Charly Musonda wants to
Author: 0 New signing Charly Musonda wants to "carry on the Celtic legend"

Musonda joined Chelsea in 2012 from Anderlecht along with older brothers Tika and Lamisha, and signed a contract extension in March 2015. Still just 21 years of age, the longevity of the deal means Rogic's opportunities could become more limited, as was the case earlier on this season as manager Brendan Rodgers often opted for either Olivier Ntcham or Callum McGregor.

Sports Bucks' Parker returning Friday after 12 months out
Author: 0 Bucks' Parker returning Friday after 12 months out

Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker has been medically cleared to return to game action on Friday, Feb. 2, when the team hosts the New York Knicks . he can make plays to score himself, but he can make plays for others. Friday will mark the end of the second time he has had to recover from an ACL tear in his left knee.

Sports Managing Super Bowl Ticket Requests A New Ballgame For Nate Gerry
Author: 0 Managing Super Bowl Ticket Requests A New Ballgame For Nate Gerry

Either way, the Eagles walked into Minnesota expecting some negative energy from the home crowd. "Defensively, from where we started to where we are now, just shows the heart of everyone in that locker room". "Given the career he's had, the ups and downs of it and given that he was so close to retiring, him and I talked last week just how insane this really is.

Sports A's bring back 2014 All-Star in trade with Royals
Author: 0 A's bring back 2014 All-Star in trade with Royals

The Royals also will receive cash considerations. Both Moss and Butcher appeared this past weekend at Royals FanFest and spoke excitedly about the 2018 season for Kansas City, but Moss did express some concern about what the roster would look like.

Sports Arsenal agree to give Giroud to Chelsea for just £15m
Author: 0 Arsenal agree to give Giroud to Chelsea for just £15m

The Gunners are closing in on a club-record deal for the Gabon ace and hope to have him signed up before Wednesday's transfer deadline. If Arsenal are not able to reach an agreement with Chelsea over Giroud, Aubameyang's move will rely on Dortmund finding a suitable alternative elsewhere.

Sports Weeping Federer hails emotional 20th grand slam title
Author: 0 Weeping Federer hails emotional 20th grand slam title

While predicting "exciting times ahead" and declaring he "would love to come back" to once again try to defend his Australian Open title in 2019, Federer said the fanciful prospect of matching Margaret Court's record 24 grand slam singles triumphs had never entered his head.

Sports Artur Petrosyan: 'Jose Mourinho wasn't good for Henrikh Mkhitaryan at United'
Author: 0 Artur Petrosyan: 'Jose Mourinho wasn't good for Henrikh Mkhitaryan at United'

The Armenian was cup-tied for Arsenal's recent win over Chelsea in the EFL Cup semi-final second leg. "That is a good warning for us that we have to produce an absolute total offensive performance". But they're still only sixth in the Premier League table, five points behind fourth-place Liverpool . Arsenal head to Swansea , hoping to succeed where Liverpool failed just over a week ago at the Liberty Stadium.

Sports Haidara delivers verdict on Newcastle display after FA Cup loss to Chelsea
Author: 0 Haidara delivers verdict on Newcastle display after FA Cup loss to Chelsea

Batshuayi never seems to have the full confidence of Conte . Chelsea: Caballero, Rudiger, Christensen, Cahill, Zappacosta, Drinkwater , Kante (Ampadu 78), Alonso, Pedro (Hudson-Odoi 81), Hazard ( Barkley 73), Batshuayi. 'When I have a chance I want to take it. Chelsea have beaten Newcastle by at least two clear goals in each of the last five matches between the teams in West London, so the 6/5 on offer for the Blues (-1) to beat the handicap mark could be a popular bet.

Sports Philippe Coutinho returns to Liverpool to say goodbye to former Reds team-mates
Author: 0 Philippe Coutinho returns to Liverpool to say goodbye to former Reds team-mates

Jurgen Klopp has ruled out Liverpool signing a replacement for Philippe Coutinho this month. "Philippe Coutinho is not to replace in this window", he said at a media conference. "I think the Swansea game it was 23 shots they had, and that's quite typical of Liverpool matches in that they produce a lot of shots on goal but drop points to teams they are expected to beat".

Sports Thunder G Roberson expected to miss rest of season
Author: 0 Thunder G Roberson expected to miss rest of season

Embiid , who has become one of the NBA's biggest social media trolls, made a decision to have some fun at Russell Westbrooks' expense shortly after the Sixers' 122-112 loss to the Thunder Sunday night. After a strong start , the Magic have been struggling the last few months, with only five wins in December and January entering the week. Both players are on separate All-Star teams , Westbrook repping Team LeBron and Embiid lacing 'em up for Steph Curry's squad, so it'll be interesting to ...

Sports Upheaval for fans in Philadelphia
Author: 0 Upheaval for fans in Philadelphia

On Sunday, the Philadelphia Eagles will take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, ending almost two weeks of anticipation. The Eagles drafted the former Ute in 2015 but traded him to New England in 2016. Defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz has enough confidence in all the players to rotate them in and out for series at a time.

Sports Wozniacki, Halep to headline Qatar Open
Author: 0 Wozniacki, Halep to headline Qatar Open

Halep then converted the break to make it 4-5 when Wozniacki floated a forehand long. What can be taken away from Melbourne that might set the tone for 2018? 1 - Wozniacki is now the number one ranked player, the last time she was atop the standings was January 2012.

Sports IPL2018: Sandeep Lamichhane, First Nepali Cricketer Enters IPL
Author: 0 IPL2018: Sandeep Lamichhane, First Nepali Cricketer Enters IPL

Government needs to intervene and put a cap on players' auction so that Indian cricket does not suffer in the bargain. This is awesome and good for Lamichhane and Nepali cricket as a whole. Lamichhane took 12 wickets in nine matches for Nepal during the WCL Championship. Sandeep had scalped five wickets in two warm-up games and was also part of Nepal's first match against New Zealand, which they won by 32 runs.

Sports LA landmark stadium to be renamed as United Airlines Memorial Coliseum
Author: 0 LA landmark stadium to be renamed as United Airlines Memorial Coliseum

The L.A. Coliseum will become the United Airlines Memorial Coliseum and undergo a $270-million upgrade. The renovation will honor the stadium's rich architectural history and preserve its status as a registered historic landmark, while adding modern amenities that will improve the visitor experience.

Sports Gronkowski not Expected at Super Bowl Opening Night
Author: 0 Gronkowski not Expected at Super Bowl Opening Night

Four of them missed one game before returning the following week. This is the second concussion suffered by Gronkowski this season. Outside of Tom Brady , he's arguably the biggest difference maker the Patriots have on their roster. You know, they have their strengths; we have ours. It's interesting to see the man behind the mask get so frank about what others might find too humiliating to discuss; he looks straight into the camera and says "It's a nice way to remember", as he pulls the ...

Sports Golfers fuming over JB Holmes delay at Torrey Pines
Author: 0 Golfers fuming over JB Holmes delay at Torrey Pines

Ryan Palmer exited the playoff on the first extra hole after making par on the par-5 18th. The Farmers Insurance Open will go into an unusual sudden-death playoff round on Monday with Sweden's Alex Noren and Australia's Jason Day tied after 77 holes.

Sports Minnesota Vikings players star for the NFC at the 2018 Pro Bowl
Author: 0 Minnesota Vikings players star for the NFC at the 2018 Pro Bowl

It's safe to say this year's game will go down as his most memorable, judging from the MVP trophy, the vehicle, and the hugs and smiles he shared with family and friends. Witten said the improved product was about more than just money . The total has come down quite a bit here. If you hoped the Pro Bowl would somehow fix itself and provide an actual football game filled with hard hits, top-notch effort, and high-level football, you walked away sorely disappointed.

Sports Pep has no complaints over city fixture pile-up
Author: 0 Pep has no complaints over city fixture pile-up

Manchester City made it to this stage of the competition having thrashed fellow Premier League outfit Burnley 4-1 in the previous round. Meanwhile, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte described Michy Batshuayi as a "young player with great potential" after the striker scored twice during his side's FA Cup win over Newcastle.

Sports Wild Woods battles to two-under 70 at Torrey Pines
Author: 0 Wild Woods battles to two-under 70 at Torrey Pines

Contending for the championship was nearly an afterthought this week for Woods , who has been sidelined most of the past two years by a bad back that has required four surgeries. Woods says he's delighted to be playing without pain after spinal fusion surgery in April, but the day was not without its frustrations. Woods had opened the tournament on Thursday with a respectable even-par 72 on the South Course - scene of his 14th and most recent major title at the 2008 US Open.

Sports U-19 Indian Team is aiming to Outclass Pakistan in WC Semis
Author: 0 U-19 Indian Team is aiming to Outclass Pakistan in WC Semis

For India , Shubhman Gill has scored the maximum runs so far in the tournament, with 239 runs, while left-arm spinner Anukul Roy has 11 wickets. India meet Pakistan in the semifinal of ICC U-19 World Cup . It would be interesting to see if Indian continue their winning streak or will Pakistan turn things around and face Australia in final. "They would have then done it before".

Sports India eye maiden ODI series win in South Africa
Author: 0 India eye maiden ODI series win in South Africa

Hassan had suffered groin injury on Monday while fielding during Pakistan's three-day practice match in Montego Bay ahead of the first Test. To expect the media to not criticise even when the team has lost the series, and possibly for reasons other than cricketing, is a bit naïve, and to suggest that journalists can't criticise non-performing batsmen because they themselves can't face a Kagiso Rabada 145kmph scorcher, is a bit churlish.

Sports Phil Neville: The wording in my tweets was not right
Author: 0 Phil Neville: The wording in my tweets was not right

There's a mixture of scrutiny because of who he is, the tweets and he's been thrown into the women's job with no experience. 'I had to apologise because I looked at the words I used and I didn't like them myself. The FA announced Neville will not be charged over tweets, including one that suggested women "would be too busy making breakfast/getting kids ready" to read his posts.

Sports Man City breeze into FA Cup fifth round but Sane injured
Author: 0 Man City breeze into FA Cup fifth round but Sane injured

Another rash challenge on teenage substitute Brahim Diaz saw Bennett earn a second yellow card in stoppage time, with Cardiff boss Neil Warnock accusing the ex-Aston Villa full-back of being unprofessional and promising a punishment of extra training.

Sports Is AT&T Stadium an option for Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin rematch?
Author: 0 Is AT&T Stadium an option for Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin rematch?

Many, however, felt as if "GGG" should've received the nod, and judge Adelaide Byrd came under extreme fire for her ludicrous 118-110 card in favor of "Canelo". This time around, Canelo's camp believes he will leave no doubt. Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) is now the Lineal and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Champion, while Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) owns the WBC/WBA/IBF/IBO Middleweight World Championships.

Sports Cahill delight over ´perfect´ Millwall return
Author: 0 Cahill delight over ´perfect´ Millwall return

While the club has repeatedly denied the rumours, Lions manager and Cahill's former team-mate Neil Harris has confirmed he has been in contact with the Australian. He then spent three season with the New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer in the United States before moving to the Chinese Super League for spells with Shanghai Shenhua and Hangzhou.

Sports Indians to stop using Chief Wahoo logo starting in 2019
Author: 0 Indians to stop using Chief Wahoo logo starting in 2019

During our constructive conversations, [Indians Chairman and CEO] Paul Dolan made clear that there are fans who have a longstanding attachment to the logo and its place in the history of the team. In the past, the commissioner had said logos were typically a local issue while acknowledging he understood why folks would find Chief Wahoo offensive.

Sports Drew Brees' kids get into fight during Pro Bowl interview
Author: 0 Drew Brees' kids get into fight during Pro Bowl interview

Adam Thielen scored the first points of the game on an 8-yard strike from none other than Drew Brees (at the end of a 75-yard drive). Brees became one of three quarterbacks in NFL history with 70,000 passing yards; he set the NFL record for single-season completion percentage (72 percent) and owns three of the top four completion percentage seasons in league history .

Author: 0 Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski returns to practice on Saturday

But Brady is predicted to throw his third TD pass, this to Danny Amendola , to give the Patriots the lead. Super Bowl LII against the will extend his own record for playoff games to 37. The Eagles have one of the deepest defensive-line rotations in the NFL . If the Back to the Future movies have shown us anything, it's that tinkering with the past can have massive consequences on the future.

Sports Isaiah Thomas Angrily Fires Back at Those Criticizing His Defense
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas Angrily Fires Back at Those Criticizing His Defense

Thomas said he has known Love since fifth and sixth grade and there is no bad blood with the Cleveland Cavaliers . Earlier this week, Thomas was the first to call out Love at the team's practice facility for leaving the Cavs' 148-124 loss to Oklahoma City last week and going home before it was over, and then skipping practice the next day.

Author: 0 Student's perspective on Super Bowl LII

But the Patriots were missing Rob Gronkowski , Julian Edelman and Dion Lewis in that game. "I think you're going to get that in Boston and NY and so forth", Maxymuk added. On the one hand, it's pretty fascinating to watch and learn insight into the daily life of the often buttoned-up Brady . "The game is different than when Joe (Montana ), (Terry) Bradshaw, (Dan) Marino and everybody else you want to name played".

Sports Pistons make Avery Bradley available in trade
Author: 0 Pistons make Avery Bradley available in trade

The 2018 National Basketball Association trade deadline could be an uneventful one with few star players being mentioned in the latest trade rumors. Detroit has lost their last eight games and 12 of their last 15, since losing starting point guard Reggie Jackson to an ankle injury. In other words, they don't plan on re-signing him to the $20-plus million per year salary that he'll likely command on the open market when he becomes a free agent this offseason.

Sports Knicks trying to drop Joakim Noah
Author: 0 Knicks trying to drop Joakim Noah

There was a time when any team in the league would have loved to have Joakim Noah on their roster. Last week, the New York Daily News reported that Noah shouted at Hornacek after being removed in the fourth quarter of a game against the Golden State Warriors.

Sports Beckman To Reveal Miami MLS Plans Monday
Author: 0 Beckman To Reveal Miami MLS Plans Monday

Garber joined Beckham , financial backers and local officials at a news conference in Miami to make the announcement in front of hundreds of cheering fans. The name of the team, logo, and when it will debut in MLS will be announced sometime in the future. "My fellow Miamians, finally, we are here", Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez said.

Sports Newcastle set deadline to sign Jorgensen
Author: 0 Newcastle set deadline to sign Jorgensen

The Evening Chronicle is reporting that Newcastle are now exploring other options. Newcastle, who crashed out of the FA Cup following their 3-0 defeat by Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, are on the market for a proven striker before the January transfer window closes on Wednesday night.

Sports Woods likely makes cut at Torrey Pines after birdie on final hole
Author: 0 Woods likely makes cut at Torrey Pines after birdie on final hole

As it stands with players still on the course, Woods is tied for 25th at three-under while the leaders, Jason Day , Alex Noren , Ryan Palmer, and J.B. For the third day in a row, Woods hit just three of 14 fairways but ground out a respectable score with another incredible short-game scrambling performance.

Sports Aymeric Laporte 'says goodbyes ahead of Manchester City move'
Author: 0 Aymeric Laporte 'says goodbyes ahead of Manchester City move'

Laporte's potential arrival could seal the futures of both Eliaquim Mangala and Vincent Kompany , who have both struggled on occasion this season. He goes into the very small details and he gets very close to his players because he wants you to have the confidence to try to play the way he wants.

Sports Brady optimistic over hand injury, hopes for Gronk return
Author: 0 Brady optimistic over hand injury, hopes for Gronk return

They drove 5 hours from Carson Wentz's home town to see their new favorite team. Nate Sudfeld showed potential in his debut in week 17 against the Cowboys, but he is still overwhelmingly inexperienced to enter a playoff game if anything were to keep Nick Foles from playing.

Sports VAR's shortcomings overshadow FA Cup weekend of lower-league legends
Author: 0 VAR's shortcomings overshadow FA Cup weekend of lower-league legends

Pawson then become the first English referee to consult a touchline monitor himself before awarding Liverpool a penalty for a foul on Mohamed Salah by Jake Livermore. Would Salah have got it, in a normal game without VAR? "Big mistakes let them back in the game", he said, noting how Firmino's fifth-minute goal was quickly wiped out by Rodriguez's double.

Sports Tottenham's first January signing close as bookmakers shorten odds to 1/5
Author: 0 Tottenham's first January signing close as bookmakers shorten odds to 1/5

Asked specifically about Moura, Pochettino replied: " There's a lot of rumours about different players and I never talk about rumours ". "If not then it won't happen". It has been reported that Spurs are confident of securing the services of the Brazil worldwide winger for a transfer fee in excess of £20 million.

Sports Brady cuts radio appearance short due to remarks about daughter
Author: 0 Brady cuts radio appearance short due to remarks about daughter

Brady recently signed a new contract with the show to make the appearances, and a host on Monday morning's show said the station is "scrambling" to address the situation. The host has written and appeared on several Boston publications. This season, he has spoken about everything from his friendship with Floyd Mayweather to his thoughts on that wild Jimmy Garoppolo rumor during his WEEI appearances.