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Sports Ozil becomes highest-paid Arsenal player
Author: 0 Ozil becomes highest-paid Arsenal player

That's according to German outlet Bild , who are reporting he is set to put pen to paper on a new deal worth a insane €350,000-per-week. Ozil is now on a basic wage package of around £140,000-a-week, and he is expected to receive a significant increase on his salary with Bild suggesting that he could become the league's second highest earner behind ex-teammate Alexis Sanchez at £305,000-a-week.

Sports Newcastle United to miss out on signing Feyenoord striker Nicolai Jorgensen?
Author: 0 Newcastle United to miss out on signing Feyenoord striker Nicolai Jorgensen?

Feyenoord had come down from €25m, and whilst Newcastle raised their original offer from around €14.5m to €17m, they hadn't made the same kind of effort and, if De Telegraaf are to be believed, showed no signs of being willing to do so. With two potential deals having collapsed in the space of a few hours, Newcastle are rapidly running out of viable targets ahead of tomorrow's 11pm deadline.

Sports Newcastle considering approach for £42 million Man City defender
Author: 0 Newcastle considering approach for £42 million Man City defender

But City boss Guardiola says that even though they have completed the £57million signing of Aymeric Laporte , he isn't looking to get rid of Mangala. "Defensively he is a top, top, top player". Mangala has struggled for game time at the Etihad Stadium this season, and has just 15 appearances to his name across all competitions, 10 of those coming among the starting XI.

Author: 0 New England Patriots fan spends $15997 on Super Bowl ticket

He averaged 3.4 yards per tote this season in Miami, while he picked up 5.8 yards per carry with the Eagles . I don't really think of it that way. It's a great scheme. "I didn't hear too much about it". This girl is going to be all of us after the Pats benefit from five 40-yard downfield pass interference calls on Sunday in the first half.

Sports Batshuayi transfer talk angers Conte as uncertainty reigns at Chelsea
Author: 0 Batshuayi transfer talk angers Conte as uncertainty reigns at Chelsea

But the most important thing is reality. "In this case, if the club decides to add another player, I don't know if Michy wants to stay or go on loan, it will be the player's decision not my decision". Now he is back and scoring twice in a 3-0 win over Newcastle United and if Álvaro Morata is fit, he could be out again. "In this type of situation, the coach has to speak with the player".

Sports 'Blind to Roma is difficult'
Author: 0 'Blind to Roma is difficult'

Silva, 23, has agreed a five-year contract as the clubs discuss a £5million sale. Blind is now on the sidelines with ankle ligament damage but has fallen down the pecking order for the left-back slot, with Jose Mourinho instead preferring converted winger Ashley Young and Luke Shaw for the role.

Sports USA praises Qatar for its anti-terror efforts
Author: 0 USA praises Qatar for its anti-terror efforts

Both sides of the dispute can claim the agreement as a victory - for very different reasons. Meanwhile, the consolidated USA majors will continue to control some 80% of the United States domestic market-into which foreign carriers, including the Gulf carriers, can not venture because of U.S.

Sports Former MLB GM Kevin Towers dies at 56
Author: 0 Former MLB GM Kevin Towers dies at 56

Kevin Towers , the former General Manager of the San Diego Padres and Arizona Diamondbacks , passed away Tuesday from thyroid cancer. He was diagnosed with the rare form of cancer in Dec 2016. Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers talks to the press at the team's spring training baseball facility in Scottsdale, Ariz. His tenure in Arizona was likewise characterized by ups and downs.

Sports Klopp gives Juventus Emre Can boost
Author: 0 Klopp gives Juventus Emre Can boost

The crowd were up for it too, or at least the home fans were, relishing the occasion as they hosted Liverpool in a top flight encounter for the first time in 46 years. "You write it anyway, so don't need my saying for what I think". "As long as people behave like Emre is and delivers, that's all you want". Meanwhile, ahead the January transfer window closing on Wednesday night, Klopp said Danny Ings will not be part of any transfer activity prior to the deadline.

Sports LA Galaxy yet to comment on Zlatan Ibrahimovic move from Manchester United
Author: 0 LA Galaxy yet to comment on Zlatan Ibrahimovic move from Manchester United

Ibrahimović has been linked to a move to Major League Soccer (MLS) for some time now, but he never made the switch. The 36-year-old has never made any secret of his desire to play in the U.S. He said: "Zlatan is in his past year of his contract". "I only know what I have read in the media", Mourinho said . "But I repeat the only thing Zlatan told - or the last thing Zlatan told me - was that he wants to recover totally and feel ready to help the team.

Sports Kings 114, Pelicans 103 — Postgame recap
Author: 0 Kings 114, Pelicans 103 — Postgame recap

According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Pelicans are 8-point home favorites to knock off the Kings, who opened as 8-point underdogs. "So we have to find a solution and then we have to get it turned and then we have to move on". "We're going to miss DeMarcus's (Cousins) rebounding".

Sports Matt Barnes Blasts Doc Rivers After Blake Griffin Trade
Author: 0 Matt Barnes Blasts Doc Rivers After Blake Griffin Trade

He joins a Pistons team that is only 2 1/2 games out of the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. The postseason probability for the Detroit Pistons look to be just under 38%. The bold path would be to continue clearing space and bottom out for a season or two, which would not coincidentally be when their own draft pick is lottery protected from a prior trade, unless a max-caliber free agent decides to come aboard.

Sports IN vs Ohio State
Author: 0 IN vs Ohio State

Ohio State went on an early 10-0 run to take a 14-5 lead into the first media time out. In a vacuum, they looked like basic mental breakdowns. "You've got to learn from this and get ready for Tuesday". Five full days removed from a home loss to Penn State, Keita Bates-Diop and company looked refocused in the victory. Keita Bates-Diop will easily run the show with his 50.9% from the field if IN lets him.

Sports Rockets' James Harden makes National Basketball Association history with 60-point triple-double
Author: 0 Rockets' James Harden makes National Basketball Association history with 60-point triple-double

He said he didn't realize he was the first player with 60 points in a triple-double. Harden scored 18 points in the fourth quarter to eclipse the 57 points Calvin Murphy scored in 1978 to break Houston's single-game scoring record. With Chris Paul sitting out with a groin injury, we knew there would be a little more onus on James Harden to pick up the scoring and playmaking.

Sports Frampton pokes fun at dramatics at Khan press event
Author: 0 Frampton pokes fun at dramatics at Khan press event

The incident occurred at a news conference at a Hilton Hotel in Liverpool, England, previewing their April 21 bout. Lo Greco's response was to refer to the Khan fight as his own "warm-up" fight. "I am going to give this guy a beating for 12 rounds". Amir Khan and Phil Lo Greco nearly came to blows before their April 21st contest at the opening press conference today which was held in Liverpool, with the city hosting the fight at the city's Echo Arena.

Sports Ronda Rousey swaps UFC for WWE in career change
Author: 0 Ronda Rousey swaps UFC for WWE in career change

Rousey, 30, made a WWE cameo appearance in 2015 alongside Dwayne " The Rock " Johnson and even adopted the nickname of WWE icon Rowdy Roddy Piper during her time in the UFC . The former WWE champ and pro wrestling vet knew nothing of his promotion's plans to sign the former UFC women's bantamweight champion to a contract.

Sports Kevin Love Fractures Finger, Expected to Miss 6-8 Weeks
Author: 0 Kevin Love Fractures Finger, Expected to Miss 6-8 Weeks

Love will be re-examined in Cleveland Wednesday but he could miss 6-8 weeks with the injury. Love grabbed his hand after making contact with Detroit's Andre Drummond under the basket and bent over in pain, holding his hand. Love will miss the All-Star game for the second straight year - last season, he had knee surgery just days before the event. While the prognosis was said to be updated after he gets additional examination tomorrow, it looks like Love will be out for up to two ...

Sports Best of Blake Griffin
Author: 0 Best of Blake Griffin

The move was stunning beyond the concept of trading their franchise cornerstone. It's an intriguing move for Los Angeles , who appears to be trying to rebuild on the fly as opposed to a full-on tank. With the way Doc Rivers has been coaching this season, the Clips could very well still threaten for the final playoff spot in the West. Detroit acquired Bradley in a trade with Boston last offseason, but he's in the final season of his contract.

Sports Three dead after helicopter crashes into California home
Author: 0 Three dead after helicopter crashes into California home

The helicopter's occupants were being assessed and transported for treatment, Newport Beach police said. "We tried to pry them out but we didn't want to touch them". They were home at the time, but in a back room and were not injured, she said. There was no fire. The helicopter's manufacturer, Robinson Helicopter Co.is based in Torrance.

Sports West Ham have £17m offer rejected
Author: 0 West Ham have £17m offer rejected

The goalkeeper was once again told by Guardiola that he has no future at the club and it was further made clear by the arrival of Ederson from Benfica before the start of this campaign. The lack of options, added to their FA Cup humbling at the hands of Wigan Athletic, had created a swirling cloud of unease around West Ham ahead of this crucial fixture.

Sports Bombshell: Quarterback Alex Smith Traded to Redskins
Author: 0 Bombshell: Quarterback Alex Smith Traded to Redskins

Paylor first reported the story, and ESPN's Field Yates also reported the move citing league sources . Smith was considered a trade candidate for the Cleveland Browns after former Chiefs general manager John Dorsey was hired by the Browns for the same role.

Sports Chelsea snaps up Emerson from Roma
Author: 0 Chelsea snaps up Emerson from Roma

He is yet to represent his country at global level but will provide competition for Marcos Alonso following Baba Rahman's loan move to Schalke . At the start of the January window, the Blues were looking to seal a double deal for Palmieri and teammate Edin Dzeko .

Sports Wenger bemused, fans not amused after Cech blunder
Author: 0 Wenger bemused, fans not amused after Cech blunder

Carlos Carvalhal believes Swansea City are "nearer now to leaving hospital" after they moved out of the Premier League relegation zone thanks to a 3-1 win over Arsenal . Swansea won decisive duals offensively and defensively. Shkodran Mustafi passed the ball back to goalkeeper Petr Cech, who proceeded to mis-kick the pass into the path of Andre Ayew.

Sports Colts' Andrew Luck 'very close' to throwing
Author: 0 Colts' Andrew Luck 'very close' to throwing

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Luck now doesn't need another procedure before he resumes football activities. Among the National Football League quarterbacks who have worked with House are Tom Brady , Drew Brees , Matthew Stafford and Matt Ryan .

Sports Chelsea have Llorente enquiry rebuffed
Author: 0 Chelsea have Llorente enquiry rebuffed

The north London club beat Chelsea to Llorente's signature last summer, but the Spaniard has struggled to feature because of Harry Kane's stupendous form in front of goal. Furthermore, the towering striker previously played with Morata during their spell together with the Serie A giants and has a good relationship with Chelsea's other four Spaniards in Cesar Azpilicueta, Willy Caballero, Marcos Alonso and Pedro.

Sports David Beckham shocked Arsenal allowed Alexis Sanchez join Manchester United
Author: 0 David Beckham shocked Arsenal allowed Alexis Sanchez join Manchester United

Yet, Spurs have rarely threatened the top two sides for weeks now and are sat fifth in the league, albeit only two points separating themselves and fourth-placed Liverpool who lost their most recent fixture. One shame about Wembley, where United will play a league game for the first time on Wednesday night, is that the away side don't receive a bigger ticket allocation than a shade over 3,000 in a stadium which has a capacity of 90,000.

Sports Barcelona complete signing of starlet Marcus McGuane
Author: 0 Barcelona complete signing of starlet Marcus McGuane

Furthermore, his arrival at the Nou Camp could be seen as Barcelona responding to the Gunners recruiting several of their academy players in recent years, including Cesc Fabregas, Hector Bellerin or Jon Toral. Arsenal had hoped to tie him down to a new deal with his terms up in the summer, but he held off on signing and has instead opted to move to Spain.

Author: 0 India keen to outsmart Proteas in ODI series

He will need up to two weeks to recover‚ which means he might return in time to play the fourth match of the series at the Wanderers on February 10. "The selectors have opted not to name a replacement", the CSA release said. Going into this six-ODI series he won't have the same trepidation he might have had going into the Tests. "Now all these bowlers have enough experience and they've got the job done in Test series as well.

Sports Gov. Greg Abbott orders Texas Rangers to investigate Karolyi Ranch
Author: 0 Gov. Greg Abbott orders Texas Rangers to investigate Karolyi Ranch

The Walker County Sheriff's Office is actively investigating the claims regarding Nassar's abuse at the facility, but since "criminal action has been implicated across multiple jurisdictions and states, it is essential that the Texas Rangers work with the Walker County Sheriff's Office to comprehensively investigative all potential criminal conduct", Abbott wrote in a letter Tuesday to the director of the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Sports Court clerk begs Meek Mill for money, gets fired
Author: 0 Court clerk begs Meek Mill for money, gets fired

She also added to the sob story by saying it would be her son's last semester unless she secured sufficient financing. Still, Meek's lawyers claim the judge was in earshot when the clerk verbally asked him for money. Prior to this latest incident with Chavarria, there was another featuring Judge Brinkley. On the other hand, it was Mill's probation officer at the time, Treas Underwood, and Assistant District Attorney Noel DeSantis - who repeatedly criticized his current management company, ...

Sports Mayweather fuels McGregor rematch rumours with Octagon Insta
Author: 0 Mayweather fuels McGregor rematch rumours with Octagon Insta

Mayweather last fought in August when defeating UFC's top star Conor McGregor - a victory which earned the American a $100,000,000 check before he even entered the ring in Las Vegas. At UFC 216, Ferguson defeated Kevin Lee via third-round submission to become the interim lightweight champion. Fighting in the UFC would be the exact opposite of how he's done business his entire career, but it can not be denied that a Mayweather vs.

Sports Klopp blames broadcaster for Liverpool's shock FA Cup loss
Author: 0 Klopp blames broadcaster for Liverpool's shock FA Cup loss

The video assistant referee was used three times in the first half of West Brom's 3-2 victory. LIVERPOOL are dealt an injury blow as Adam Lallana has been ruled out while the Reds look to return from back-to-back losses. "Sometimes a player just wants to sit out his contract". The most important thing is to bring in players who are better than what they've got - they've just done that with Virgil van Dijk , and as long as they do that, you would presume they would get better.

Sports Travis Walton issues statement, denies all allegations from OTL report
Author: 0 Travis Walton issues statement, denies all allegations from OTL report

ESPN quotes a letter from former MSU sex-assault counselor Lauren Allswede saying the incident was discussed with the basketball team and that Walton was sacked. He apologizes for the negative attention this had brought on Michigan State and the Los Angeles Clippers, the National Basketball Association team he works for.

Sports Rams make coaching changes as Matt LaFleur leaves for Titans
Author: 0 Rams make coaching changes as Matt LaFleur leaves for Titans

LaFleur was the offensive coordinator for the Los Angeles Rams in 2017. Quarterback Jared Goff ranked fifth with a 100.5 passer rating in his second season. "I am excited to add both of these guys to our team", Vrabel said. "I have seen firsthand how he teaches and develops from our time together, and I wanted to bring that same experience to our players here".

Sports Neymar had to step away from Messi, says Alves
Author: 0 Neymar had to step away from Messi, says Alves

There are other players, such as Kevin De Bruyne and Neymar who are hot on the heels of Cristiano Ronaldo as well, not to mention the possibility of leaving Real Madrid - and that could be a game changing career move for Ronaldo, with Messi happy and settled at Barcelona .

Sports Leicester star Riyad Mahrez hands in transfer request amid Manchester City interest
Author: 0 Leicester star Riyad Mahrez hands in transfer request amid Manchester City interest

Mahrez has contributed eight goals and seven assists in 24 Premier League fixtures this season, and manager Claude Puel has reiterated that the playmaker would remain at the club until at least the end of the season. However, according to The Sun , City are considering a late £60 million mega-move for Mahrez. A move didn't materialise then, but it may well go through this time around, judging by the intent that Manchester City have shown.

Sports Australia to host men's and women's World T20 in 2020
Author: 0 Australia to host men's and women's World T20 in 2020

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the venues for the men's and women's World T20 tournaments in 2020, which for the first time will be played as standalone events in the same host country. The women's team will play their warm-ups games at Brisbane's Allan Border Field and Adelaide's Gladys Elphick Park. Sydney will host both women's semi-finals while the SCG and Adelaide Oval will host the men's semi-final matches.

Sports UNC Basketball: Jalek Felton Suspended By University
Author: 0 UNC Basketball: Jalek Felton Suspended By University

He committed to Roy Williams and the Tar Heels over offers from Florida, Kansas, and Virginia. The University announced Felton has been suspended from the school and is therefore not now eligible to participate in any University activities.

Sports 'Madden' video game predicts Patriots will win Super Bowl
Author: 0 'Madden' video game predicts Patriots will win Super Bowl

No other quarterback has won more than four Super Bowls; Brady now holds the record with five Super Bowl wins. The Patriots went on to win 35-31. "They've got to figure out ways to get him frustrated". Last year's 34-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons was Brady's masterpiece. "When you lose on the biggest stage and you know everyone's watching, and you've committed so much of your life to what you're doing, you're becoming a failure in front of everybody else", Brady said.

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

Under growing pressure, the team has been transitioning away from Chief Wahoo in recent years. On Monday evening, Cleveland mayor Frank Jackson issued the following statement: "The decision by the Cleveland Indians to retire Chief Wahoo from team uniforms is wonderful news for the city".

Sports Here's the framework for a potential Blake Griffin trade to Pistons
Author: 0 Here's the framework for a potential Blake Griffin trade to Pistons

On Detroit's side, the duo of Griffin and Andre Drummond seems to pose fear but not until they can play well together and depending on how the Pistons will utilize them. Harris has been impressive for the Pistons this season, shooting a career-best 41 per cent from three-point range. The Clippers have small-forward depth with the addition of Harris and will likely insert him into the starting lineup.

Sports Wizards' Wall out up to two months
Author: 0 Wizards' Wall out up to two months

The procedure will rule Wall out of next month's All-Star Game in Los Angeles. "We have to figure out why is it doing that every so often", Brooks told reporters, according to the Washington Post . What does this means for Wall? Wall missed nine games earlier this season after platelet-rich plasma injections, and he underwent offseason cleanup surgeries on both knees during the 2016 offseason.

Sports Patriot margins in past Super Bowls razor thin
Author: 0 Patriot margins in past Super Bowls razor thin

But recovering from a concussion is a process, and as of Monday morning, Gronkowski was still in concussion protocol, according to a report from Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. The New England Patriots quarterback sustained an injury to his right throwing hand that required 12 stitches prior to the AFC Championship Game, but was nevertheless able to lead his side past the Jacksonville Jaguars .

Sports Best of WWE Monday Night Raw
Author: 0 Best of WWE Monday Night Raw

She was going to ask her who she would choose to face at WrestleMania - Charlotte or Alexa Bliss . On the road to WrestleMania, the next stop runs through the most hellacious match in the history of professional wrestling, as the superstars of Monday Night Raw present WWE Elimination Chamber on February 25, 2018 .

Sports Manchester City complete Laporte signing for club-record fee
Author: 0 Manchester City complete Laporte signing for club-record fee

Aymeric Laporte has signed his Manchester City contract and only an official announcement is now missing. He was once a reported target for Barcelona and City wanted to sign him in the close season but he rejected the move. Central midfield is another area Guardiola wants to strengthen, given the workload being placed on De Bruyne, David Silva and Fernandinho. It is impossible to imagine this swashbuckling side without the 26-year-old Belgium star, who was handsomely rewarded with a new ...

Sports Bernard Tomic's Australian tennis career could be over
Author: 0 Bernard Tomic's Australian tennis career could be over

Tomic, whose career has been affected by on and off-court controversy, failed to reach the Australian Open main draw but this week said the team could not win the Davis Cup without him. Hewitt admitted he wasn't sure whether Tomic would continue in the sport, saying it was a decision the 25-year-old had to make himself. It will be a long way back.

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.