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Sports Demetrious Johnson: Floyd Would Get 'Ass Whooped' in UFC, MMA
Author: 0 Demetrious Johnson: Floyd Would Get 'Ass Whooped' in UFC, MMA

TMZ Sports spoke with the UFC's pound-for-pound king in Minneapolis. and he laughed off the idea of Floyd competing in MMA - even though there are signs the boxer might be legitimately interested. I think he would get his earned respect then if he was to step in [the octagon]. Other options include Nate Diaz, which would be a popular choice with many fight fans after two previous box office bouts between the pair.

Sports Southampton 1-1 Brighton: Three key players
Author: 0 Southampton 1-1 Brighton: Three key players

But it took a defender, Jack Stephens , to hit their 64th- minute equaliser with his second goal in two games, nudging the ball home from James Ward-Prowse's mis-hit free kick. Asked if he was confident of turning the current situation around, Pellegrino replied: "I like the adrenaline, I like the pressure, I like to talk to my players even in a hard situation like right now".

Sports Sri Lanka counterpunch with the bat
Author: 0 Sri Lanka counterpunch with the bat

Mushfiqur Rahim missed his sixth Test hundred by just eight runs while Liton Das displayed a lack of awareness of his off stump by leaving a ball on the stumps. After lunch it was total dominance from two pocket-sized batsmen in Mushfiqur and Mominul as the pair did not give a single chance to the Lankan bowlers during their record 236-run third-wicket stand for the Tigers, a Bangladesh record for that wicket.

Sports De Bruyne shines as City beats West Brom
Author: 0 De Bruyne shines as City beats West Brom

With John Stones ill, record signing Aymeric Laporte started for City despite having just 45 minutes of training with his new team after sealing his move from Athletic Bilbao on Tuesday. Breaking up the pitch at speed, he even rode a terrible attempt to bring him down from James McClean, before playing a one-two with Sterling and rolling it into an empty net.

Sports Bilbao sign Martinez from Sociedad to fill Laporte void
Author: 0 Bilbao sign Martinez from Sociedad to fill Laporte void

While Guardiola's statement that the Etihad club won't pay £80 - 100 million on a single player is true to a point, they seem to have no problem spending £50 million plus on two players in just a couple of days. We did it in a different way. "My players have watched the Tottenham kickoff many, many times". "We have to accept it's a bad result and understand that we have to fight this season", Conte told the BBC.

Sports Antonio Conte will respect Chelsea contract even with rumours of Italy return
Author: 0 Antonio Conte will respect Chelsea contract even with rumours of Italy return

But maybe he forgot that I still have 18 months of contract with Chelsea . My intention, my will, is to respect the contract. I signed for three years and my desire is to respect the contract. SkyBet lists only struggling Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino (11/10) as the Premier League manager more likely to next leave a job than Conte (9/4), while the Daily Mirror has pushed the rumour that ex-Barcelona coach Luis Enrique could be brought in as a replacement.

Sports Henrikh Mkhitaryan set to start against Everton - Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Henrikh Mkhitaryan set to start against Everton - Arsene Wenger

Aubameyang's former Dortmund team-mate Henrikh Mkhitaryan joined Arsenal after coming over from Manchester United in exchange for Alexis Sanchez . " I will see with the medical department ". " I believe we have to find an internal solution to our defensive problems, and that means everyone putting more effort in ". Asked if he regretted not signing a defender, the Frenchman conceded: "Yes, because our defensive numbers are not good enough".

Sports Allister Coetzee fired as head coach of Springboks
Author: 0 Allister Coetzee fired as head coach of Springboks

In all, South Africa lost eight tests in 2016, the team's worst season ever just a year after the Springboks finished third at the Rugby World Cup and pushed New Zealand close in the semifinals. "A lot of the support staff were only confirmed shortly before the start of that first test series‚ and we beat England in that series". Coetzee was retained in 2017 because of failures on the part of SA Rugby, and the lack of a suitable successor.

Sports Falcons owner unhappy Patriots put 283 diamonds in last Super Bowl ring
Author: 0 Falcons owner unhappy Patriots put 283 diamonds in last Super Bowl ring

The memory of that game likely haunts Blank to this day, which is probably why he feels the way he does about Kraft's cheeky decision. Coverage for Super Bowl LII begins at 11AM Sunday with kick-off set for 3:30PM on KPUG 1170AM & 97.9FM. "It kind of pissed me off". In preparation for the debut of the next championship ring - whether it turns out to bear the logo of Philadelphia Eagles or the New England Patriots - the National Football League released photos of all the rings from the ...

Sports Knicks Trade Rumors: Joakim Noah Available, Other New York Players Drawing Interest
Author: 0 Knicks Trade Rumors: Joakim Noah Available, Other New York Players Drawing Interest

According to the Post, teams have said they would only take on Noah's contract if the Knicks surrendered their 2018 first-round draft pick, an offer NY has balked at. NY hopes to find an amicable solution for both sides amid what has become a hard situation. The Knicks could also choose to waive Noah through the stretch provision, a move that would pay Noah $7.5 million annually over the next five seasons.

Sports Predicted Tottenham line-up to face Liverpool: Moura on the bench
Author: 0 Predicted Tottenham line-up to face Liverpool: Moura on the bench

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and Tottenham's Harry Kane have bagged 40 league goals between them this season, with the Spurs striker having scored 21 times to lead the battle for the golden boot by two over Liverpool's Egypt global. They have some fast players and last season [a 2-0 defeat] we didn't cope with that very well. Spurs have notoriously struggled on the road against the likes of Manchester City, United, Liverpool , Chelsea and Arsenal .

Sports Ozzie Newsome to step down as Ravens GM
Author: 0 Ozzie Newsome to step down as Ravens GM

The team, needing a win in its season-finale, watched the rival Cincinnati Bengals convert on fourth-and-long en route to scoring a go-ahead touchdown to ultimately seal the game and send Baltimore's postseason hopes out the window. Bisciotti made clear he has no plans to sell the team: "I'm here for the foreseeable future". Newsome's Browns would later become the Ravens. Newsome has had an unprecedented run like no other but it will finally come to end.

Sports Aymeric Laporte will likely be 'excellent' for Guardiola
Author: 0 Aymeric Laporte will likely be 'excellent' for Guardiola

We had one or two players who was coming into the team without many Premier League games recently because of the injuries we had. Pep Guardiola was seething during Wednesday night's victory after Brahim Diaz was on the end of a unsafe tackle from Baggies winger Matt Phillips .

Sports 'Black Panther' is outselling every previous superhero film in advance ticket sales
Author: 0 'Black Panther' is outselling every previous superhero film in advance ticket sales

Black Panther hits theaters on February 16, but the film already set a Marvel movie record-and edged out Captain America: Civil War-for first-day advance ticket sales , Entertainment Weekly reported. Check any forum or comment section, and you can see that hate runs deep and wide for The Last Jedi , and that audience score isn't there by accident.

Sports Leicester City manager Claude Puel hopes Riyad Mahrez can clear his head
Author: 0 Leicester City manager Claude Puel hopes Riyad Mahrez can clear his head

I hope he can come back happy and find a smile with his team-mates". "We need to stay united after all this, it is a situation we need to manage but other things will stay inside the club". Mahrez has been missing for four days, including Wednesday night's 2-1 defeat at Everton with sources close to him claiming he's 'depressed'. "He is an important player for us, of course", added Puel.

Author: 0 Premier League Predictions: Liverpool vs. Tottenham, Burnley vs

We can bemoan the loss of Coutinho, but Liverpool still have the firepower to beat any team in the Premier League, especially those minnows further down the table. Liverpool badly needed more quality in their back line but the improvement in the squad was undermined by the departure of Brazil attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona for a transfer fee reported at about $192 million.

Sports England Name Starting XV For 6 Nations Opener Against Italy
Author: 0 England Name Starting XV For 6 Nations Opener Against Italy

Interestingly, despite the recent form of Danny Care , Ben Youngs is given the nod to start in the scrum half position. 'I have selected the strongest available side to play Italy this weekend and the players are excited to play in Rome, ' said England head coach Jones .

Sports Mesut Ozil signs new long-term contract with Arsenal
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil signs new long-term contract with Arsenal

But the 29-year-old committed his future to the Gunners on Thursday, agreeing terms which are understood to tie him to the club until the end of the 2020-21 season. In his 2017 autobiography, Ozil wrote: "As far as preparation for matches or announcing the line-up are concerned, Arsene Wenger doesn't particularly differ from my previous coaches".

Sports Blake Griffin makes Detroit Pistons debut, forgets jersey
Author: 0 Blake Griffin makes Detroit Pistons debut, forgets jersey

After scoring his first points in his first game for Detroit Thursday night, Griffin received a standing ovation from his teammates and a loud roar of approval from the hometown crowd. But here's Griffin's first basket as a Piston, if you're into that kind of thing. He also hauled in 10 rebounds and dished out five assists, with his 10 boards coming only second on the team to standout center Andre Drummond (15 rebounds).

Sports I'm sorry! - Aubameyang apologises to Dortmund fans after Arsenal move
Author: 0 I'm sorry! - Aubameyang apologises to Dortmund fans after Arsenal move

Chelsea were linked with a host of names , including Peter Crouch, Ashley Barnes and Edin Dzeko, as Conte called for the arrival of a target man to complement club-record signing Alvaro Morata. Also in January's transfer window, RB Leipzig signed England Under-21 global Ademola Lookman, 20, on loan from Everton for the rest of the season.

Sports Hoddle says Pochettino will leave Tottenham if this does not happen
Author: 0 Hoddle says Pochettino will leave Tottenham if this does not happen

Pochettino welcomes Mourinho's Manchester United to Wembley on Wednesday night amid speculation that Real Madrid president Florentino Perez wants the Argentine to succeed under-fire head coach Zinedine Zidane. I think it's one option more and another great player they add to the squad. Moura first came to the attention in Europe as a teenager when Manchester United were linked with a move for him but Sir Alex Ferguson balked at the €45 million that Sao Paulo wanted for the winger.

Sports Celtics To Sign Greg Monroe After Suns Buyout
Author: 0 Celtics To Sign Greg Monroe After Suns Buyout

Monroe joins a shallow Boston frontcourt that features incumbent starting center Aaron Baynes and All-Star big man Al Horford in addition to versatile bigs Daniel Theis and Marcus Morris off the bench. Before the trade to Phoenix , Monroe averaged a career-low 6.8 points and five rebounds in limited minutes for the Bucks this season. Regardless of playing time, this opportunity will give Monroe the best chance of getting an National Basketball Association championship, joining the ...

Sports West Ham manager David Moyes rejects African player claims
Author: 0 West Ham manager David Moyes rejects African player claims

Manchester City were willing to pay £60m for Algerian Riyad Mahrez, but on Henry's grounds West Ham weren't interested. Nearly lost amid the unkind headlines and surprise move for Jordan Hugill was West Ham's decision to loan out young striker Toni Martinez .

Sports Kevin Love will not have surgery, expected to miss 8 weeks
Author: 0 Kevin Love will not have surgery, expected to miss 8 weeks

Near the midpoint in the National Basketball Association season we are starting to get a good idea of what teams are excelling and are preparing for a strong postseason run and the teams that are already looking to tank and get a high draft pick in the offseason.

Author: 0 Eagles fans have extra reason to cheer at Wing Bowl

This is the third attempt for Philadelphia Eagles to win the Super Bowl Title after having lost Super Bowls XV and XXXIX. "But if I did play, this game would mean just as much". "I'd been there five years", said Jeffery, who will start in Sunday's Super Bowl . Why shouldn't this place that I love - with all its anger and anxiety and passion and restless energy - be the one to finally put an end to the tyranny of the Patriots? No surprise here, one of them is Tom Brady .

Sports Who will be crowned Six Nations champions? Have your say
Author: 0 Who will be crowned Six Nations champions? Have your say

A repeat result would have to go down as an upset, which is why Ireland have to be so careful. "Having said that you know the Welsh will be a handful, playing the Scots away in Murrayfield is a terrible place to play and their fans, a partisan crowd, will create a cauldron of an atmosphere and try and make it a awful place for England to get a result".

Author: 0 Chelsea boss Antonio Conte makes Olivier Giroud claim ahead of Watford clash

The Blues suffered a 3-0 defeat at home against Bournemouth on Wednesday, leaving them fourth in the Premier League standings, 18 points behind leaders Manchester City . "This is the only way that brought me to be one of the best coaches and managers". We signed three years and that is my will to respect the contract.

Sports Tom Brady Criticized for Kissing His Son on the Lips
Author: 0 Tom Brady Criticized for Kissing His Son on the Lips

Jack walked over again and kissed his father on the mouth a second time, for what some people called an "uncomfortably long" time - roughly two and half seconds. "I have since day one", said Kurt Czaplinski of Hempstead. However, social worker and parenting expert Carolyn Meyer-Wartels told CBS2 that the message that went along with the kiss might actually be the issue.

Sports Invoice Haas grabs two-stroke lead at PGA Phoenix
Author: 0 Invoice Haas grabs two-stroke lead at PGA Phoenix

They both came at the St. Jude Classic so it's fair to say he's a player who can carry course horse status if you put him on certain tracks. It takes a special type of player to win here. He had a stellar season in 2017. Thomas won the inaugural CJ Cup in South Korea previous year, but he has not finished in the top 10 since. Fowler is coming off a missed cut at Torrey Pines last weekend, but said he thought his game was not far off.

Sports Labour Ministry gets Rs 7700cr expenditure budget for FY19
Author: 0 Labour Ministry gets Rs 7700cr expenditure budget for FY19

Of the Rs 28.9 crore, Delhi Police spent around Rs 23 crore for initiatives like Sashakti, self-defence training, and Run for Laadli for awareness, etc. Jaitley said a lot of emphases had been laid on modernising and enhancing the operational capability of the defence forces in the last three-and-half years.

Sports Trump Declines NBC's Invitation for Pre-Super Bowl Interview
Author: 0 Trump Declines NBC's Invitation for Pre-Super Bowl Interview

Trump already meant to opt out of the interview invitation, but NBC officials pitched it to him anyway, pointing out how highly rated the pregame show is. The tradition began with former President George W. Bush, according to CNN . Trump has sought out friendly forums for TV interviews recently: He sat down with CNBC's Joe Kernen and ITV's Piers Morgan while in Davos last week.

Sports Former Spur Rasual Butler, wife die in auto crash
Author: 0 Former Spur Rasual Butler, wife die in auto crash

Leah LaBelle was a former contestant on American Idol and was previously signed to Epic Records and So So Def Recordings, and many musicians remembered her impact and spirit, including Pharrell , who previously signed her to his I Am Other label.

Sports West Ham suspend Tony Henry amid racism claims
Author: 0 West Ham suspend Tony Henry amid racism claims

The Senegalese posted a picture of himself with the tagline: "African and proud" in response to reports by the Daily Star that Henry said that the club would not sign any more African players. Henry was then asked whether there was a club policy regarding African players, which he denied only to then be informed that he had told more than one agent during the January transfer window that the club did not want any more African players.

Sports Le'Veon Bell Ruthlessly Trolls Jets On Twitter Ahead Of Free Agency
Author: 0 Le'Veon Bell Ruthlessly Trolls Jets On Twitter Ahead Of Free Agency

Bell would welcome free agency but says he's confident he'll reach a contract with Pittsburgh. Despite that, Jets strong safety Jamal Adams responded to the strong comments from the three-time Pro Bowler voicing that he would help financially to convince Bell to seriously consider joining NY.

Sports Premier League transfers: Every confirmed deal in January
Author: 0 Premier League transfers: Every confirmed deal in January

Liverpool got in early to line up the costliest deal of the month, signing Virgil van Dijk from Southampton for £ 75m and making it all but certain from the outset that the £225m record from 2011 would be eclipsed. Spending could have reached even higher levels had Manchester City succeeded with a late move for Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez , with the 2015/16 champions having rejected a cash-plus-player offer of £65m.

Sports Georgia Senate passes resolution blasting National Football League year before Atlanta Super Bowl
Author: 0 Georgia Senate passes resolution blasting National Football League year before Atlanta Super Bowl

Given the way the NFL has responded to the AMVETS ad versus the way they handled the player protests, the league has set forth the precedent that supporting the anthem is political, while protesting the anthem is not. "We think that's wrongheaded". Chenelly told Kilmeade that their ad would see exposure from the NHL, NBA, and NASCAR. Both leagues accepted the #PleaseStand ad without comment, and AMVETS has since received additional space in the NASCAR guide as compensation for the rejected ...

Author: 0 Conor McGregor discusses Floyd Mayweather and other options for MMA return

Floyd Mayweather Jr.is back in the combat sports spotlight after the boxing legend posted two videos to his social media accounts teasing a potential foray into mixed martial arts. "If I made over a billion dollars before, I could do it again", Mayweather said. While it's unknown when McGregor might next compete in the UFC , the 29-year-old is expected to return to the Octagon at some point in 2018.

Sports Acrobat's 7-foot unicycle stolen at San Francisco airport
Author: 0 Acrobat's 7-foot unicycle stolen at San Francisco airport

The agent is offering a $2,000 reward for the safe return of the unicycle, no questions asked. According to Figley, Red Panda saw her unicycle at the baggage claim from a distance, but before she could reach it, somebody " must have grabbed it ".

Sports Here's Aaron Rodgers' Passive-Aggressive Response To Packers Firing QB Coach
Author: 0 Here's Aaron Rodgers' Passive-Aggressive Response To Packers Firing QB Coach

McCarthy indicated last month that Van Pelt made a decision to let his contract run out in order to pursue an offensive coordinator job. Rodgers was also asked about the healing process of his right collarbone. While head coach Mike McCarthy remained in place, the team parted ways with both their offensive and defensive coordinators, along with their quarterbacks, receivers, inside linebackers and defensive line coaches.

Sports Six Nations debuts for Ryan, Stockdale and Aki
Author: 0 Six Nations debuts for Ryan, Stockdale and Aki

Ryan comes into the second row with Iain Henderson and in the back row it's Peter O'Mahony, Josh van der Flier and CJ Stander. Ireland are confident experienced referee Nigel Owens will keep across any late tackles in their Six Nations opener against France on Saturday, says forwards coach Simon Easterby.

Sports Texas High School Volleyball Realignments Cause Shake Ups
Author: 0 Texas High School Volleyball Realignments Cause Shake Ups

The Lions are now in Region II, Class 4A Division I, District 5 with long time rival Stephenville, Gatesville, China Spring and Waco La Vega. The realignment every two years makes sure that schools with similar enrollments are put together in each class level, then districts are formed to promote competitive balance and geographical proximity.

Author: 0 Conte reveals Barkley 'worry' just weeks after signing him

And Conte believes Chelsea's new signing has a chance to force his way into Gareth Southgate's plans for Russian Federation 2018. Cesc Fabregas fancied his chances with a long range effort with five minutes remaining on the clock but he was off the mark as Bournemouth held on for the win.

Sports Griffin gone, Clippers lose to Trail Blazers 104-96
Author: 0 Griffin gone, Clippers lose to Trail Blazers 104-96

He also literally scored more points than the Chicago Bulls . A double is the accumulation of a double-digit number in one of the five statistical categories- points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocked shots, in a game. Joel Embiid had 29 points and 14 rebounds for Philadelphia, losers of three straight. Denzel Valentine finished the game with 15 points. Of the Bulls' 50 games, 27 have finished over the O/U total.