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Arsenal, United complete swap deal for Sanchez, Mkhitaryan

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Mkhitaryan joins Arsenal having had a largely unsuccessful spell with United, making 63 appearances and scoring 13 times after moving from Borussia Dortmund in 2016. With the Gunners , the Chilean has won two FA cups and three super cups. Tottenham Hotspur fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to give their reaction to the signing of Henrikh Mkhitaryan by Arsenal . Read More »

Cremer has Bangladesh in a bind

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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced on Monday (22) evening that Limited Overs skipper Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the remainder of the ongoing Tri-Nation Series in Bangladesh , while opener Kusal Perera too will be doubtful due to an injury. Read More »

Kristaps Porzingis-less Knicks outgunned by Curry, Warriors

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The Warriors' next game will be against the Timberwolves at Oracle on Thursday night. The Warriors struggled to get going in the first game on their home floor in 13 days. However, Tuesday night wound up playing out like a story you've probably heard before, so stop here if the Warriors' heroics aren't for you. Hardaway had been on fire in his first few games back from injury, and he's now averaging 19.3 points, 4.2 boards and 2.2 assists per game while shooting.481 from the field ... Read More »

Chung's upset over Djokovic raises tennis profile at home

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Berdych broke Federer's serve early on and raced to a 3-0 lead. Kerber's win ended Hsieh's hopes of knocking out a second Grand Slam champion at the event, after the 32-year-old defeated reigning Wimbledon victor Garbine Muguruza in the second round. Read More »

Marcus Smart (hand) unavailable for Celtics against Clippers

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Smart's battled his fair share of injuries to this point in his career. They will broadcast up to seven lives games per week throughout the regular season and the first and second rounds of the playoffs, as well as every game of the conference finals and NBA Finals. Read More »

New York Jets: David Harris finally has his Super Bowl shot

There's one way to avoid the dreaded Sports Illustrated cover jinx, for those who believe in such things, and that's to come up with individual covers for both the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots . You can give Reid a pass for losing his first one on the road against the mighty St. Louis Rams, but a home loss to Tampa Bay still haunts many Eagles fans to this day because that was the year the Eagles should have won a Super Bowl. Read More »

For Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, there's no end in sight

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Conference championship weekend in the National Football League went from interesting to really boring in a matter of hours. The NFC will be represented by the Philadelphia Eagles (13-3), a team that simply dominated the favored (-3.5) Minnesota Vikings by a score of 38-7 in a game played in Philly under near flawless weather conditions. Read More »

Brad Marchand Suspended 5 Games For Elbowing Marcus Johansson

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Something interesting about this situation is the fact that Marchand is still expected to play in the NHL's All-Star Game despite this suspension. "Brad's taken a couple of hits this year, missed some time, so I absolutely think a player should protect themselves if they see a hit coming". The league decided the latter. Read More »

Angelique Kerber is back!

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Kerber's semifinal opponent is the quarterfinal match victor between top-ranked Simona Halep and No. 6 Karolina Pliskova . "I never played in second week of a Grand Slam, so I'm really surprised", said the delighted Suwon native, who is the first player - man or woman - from his country to reach a Grand Slam semi-final. Read More »

Deondre Francois Being Investigated For Domestic Violence

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The girlfriend then asked the police to take a photo of her injury, which they did. Francois said the cut on her arm occurred when she broke the vase. Tallahassee, Fla . - ( WTXL ) - Tallahassee Police are investigating after they were called to a domestic disturbance allegedly involving FSU quarterback Deondre Francois and his pregnant ex-girlfriend. Read More »

76ers' Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons to play in Rising Stars

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Among second year players Murray ranks second in scoring per game (16.2), second in total field goals (269), second in total three point makes (87) and ninth in assists per game (2.7). Three other guards taken in the 2017 draft made the U.S. Team roster in front of him, including the Lakers Lonzo Ball , Dennis Smith Jr. from Dallas and Utah's Donovan Mitchell . Read More »

Roger Federer faces Tomas Berdych

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Federer will next take on old foe - and punching bag - Tomas Berdych , who stopped Italian Fabio Fognini , 6-1, 6-4, 6-4, to reach the Australian Open last eight for the seventh time in eight years. After taking one game each, Chung was up 40-0 and only need a point to wrap up the match. "After deuce, break point". Chung finally collected his semifinal seat as he advanced on his sixth match point. Read More »

Liverpool will never have an Alexis Sanchez situation - Jurgen Klopp

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Mkhitaryan is a hugely talented playmaker who simply lost his way under Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford and I think we've have made the best of a very bad situation by getting him in return for Alexis . At Arsenal, Alexis averaged a goal or assist every 107.58 minutes (or 0.75 per 90), scoring 80 goals and creating 46 for his teammates across 166 appearances. Read More »

Jansson delivers verdict on new Leeds badge

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The new badge will be used from the start of the 2018/19 season, and replaces the shield that has represented them since 1998. England wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow, who spent several years in Leeds' academy, was not pleased with the new design. Read More »

Lakers' Kyle Kuzma lights up Boston for 28 points Tuesday

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Smart was surrounded by better shooters, players who knock down shots much more frequently than his 36 percent this season, and much, much better than his 30 percent from three-point range. Or, are the Raptors going to top the east by season's end? Stevens said Hayward could begin traveling with the team full-time by early March as he continues to work toward a return. Read More »

No punishment for Panthers over Cam Newton concussion protocol handling

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Newton did not display "gross motor instability", which would have necessitated a locker room evaluation in the concussion protocol. Newton's awkward attempt to take a knee on the field was the result of a right knee injury sustained earlier in the game that made it hard for him to bend the knee normally, the review determined. Read More »

Dzeko important to Roma

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While the deal is on the verge of being finalised, Chelsea have yet to reach an agreement with Dzeko's camp. "Edin's a Roma player and I will handle any of the players I have available to me". The Blues are thought to be close to landing the former Manchester City striker . His two performances against Chelsea in this season's Champions League group games have seemingly done enough to impress the Chelsea board that he represents good value. Read More »

Baton Rouge sports medicine doctor to take part in NFL Pro Bowl

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The NFC are slightly favored over the AFC in what is annually a very high scoring game. In the wake of its national championship, undefeated season, the UCF Knights will be honored by the NFL following the first quarter of the game. The NFL's official Twitter account confirmed most of the players competing on Thursday earlier in the week, with Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson being the most notable names. Read More »

Genie Bouchard agrees to another Super Bowl-based date

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Goehrke wagered a date that the New England Patriots could make the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history, which they did. The Falcons led the Patriots for most of the game, causing a cocky Bouchard to tweet: 'I knew Atlanta would win btw'. Read More »

Phil Neville named head coach of England women's team

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The former Manchester United , Everton and England defender has previously been a first-team coach at United and an assistant manager at La Liga side Valencia, but this is his first involvement in the women's game. But the Welshman's reign unravelled when he was accused of racism by England striker Eni Aluko, although he was eventually sacked for "inappropriate and unacceptable behaviour" in a previous role with Bristol Academy. Read More »

Manchester United, Arsenal agree to Mkhitaryan, Sanzhez swap

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Sanchez became the first transfer from Arsenal to Manchester United since Robin Van Persie's transfer to United in 2012. Arsenal said Mkhitaryan had signed "a long-term contract". "He is still an Arsenal player and it looks like he will go to United so congratulations and good luck to them", Guardiola told a news conference on Friday. Read More »

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal will not overspend on new stars

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Mourinho tried unsuccessfully to sign a winger in the last offseason. Sanchez has scored 80 goals in 166 appearances since joining Arsenal from Barcelona in 2014. The list of the highest earners is dominated by Manchester, with City and United paying the eight biggest wages in the Premier League. Mkhitaryan has been a marginal figure at United in recent months, with Jesse Lingard starting ahead of him behind Lukaku. Read More »

Real Madrid will approach Liverpool to sign Mohamed Salah

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With five and half months of the current campaign to go, there will be plenty opportunities for him to go on and break more records. Aston Villa are lining up a move for Sam Johnstone's Manchester United team-mate Dean Henderson this summer, according to The Sun . Read More »

Devonte' Graham talks about OU intentionally fouling Azubuike, guarding Trae Young

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Six different Sooners scored on OU's ensuing 26-7 run that saw the home side claim a nine-point advantage, 35-26, with just under five minutes remaining in the half. "I was going to be that guy that set the tone, whether it was aggressive on offense, or aggressive on defense", Evans said. "Just showing I can manage a game and get my teammates involved and get them involved early". Read More »

New England Patriots To Face Philadelphia Eagles At Super Bowl

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He also added the game-tying 2-point conversion with 57 seconds left to send last year's Super Bowl into overtime. The Eagles' offense, though, is going to give the Patriots headaches the Jaguars didn't provide. In the aftermath of that 24-21 Patriots victory, speedy 5-9 receiver Deion Branch earned the honors with an 11-reception, 133-yard performance as Brady's top target. Read More »

Ex-England captain Jimmy Armfield dies aged 82

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He played 627 matches for Blackpool - his only club - over a career spanning 17 years. In recent years World Cup victor Armfield had become a familiar voice to millions of fans as a Radio 5 Live commentator. He was inducted into Blackpool's Hall of Fame in 2006 and Bloomfield Road's newly-constructed South Stand was named in his honour in 2010 with a statue commissioned by the Blackpool Supporters' Association erected outside the ground the following year. Read More »

Mkhitaryan "invites" former colleague Aubameyang to Arsenal?

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Aubameyang will leave Dortmund. However, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, as quoted by Sky Sports , has admitted that a deal between his side and Borussia Dortmund for the Gabon worldwide is not close yet. The Telegraph reported recently that our opening £44m offer was rejected by Dortmund but the Mirror suggest a deal could eventually be reached at around £52m. Read More »

Bud Light to Eagles: Philly Philly!

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The company promised free beer to everyone in Philadelphia if the Eagles win. And, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer, he has already raised more than $100,000. "We will be sharing plans soon, but in the interest of not jinxing the team ahead of their upcoming games, we are not going to unveil any plans at this time". Read More »

Who is this mystery man arriving at Carrington for Manchester United training?

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Manchester United kept up the chase at the top of the Premier League with an Anthony Martial goal giving them a narrow 1-0 win at Burnley , while Arsenal and Chelsea enjoyed comfortable wins. Sanchez's imminent signing should add so much more immediacy and thrust to the United team, but the absence of such qualities today should not obscure what was still an impressive win in its own way. Read More »

Iwobi shines as Arsenal crush Palace

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Again, it is once again just one game. The Arsenal manager hopes those deals will allow his players to focus on their performances rather than being distracted by the transfer sagas. He analyses better. Before his desire to play was the only thing that mattered. Second-half goals from Hazard and Victor Moses sealed victory. Here's how some Arsenal supporters reacted to a stunning opening 45 minutes ... Read More »

Tiger Woods Props: 2018 Farmers Insurance Open

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Woods is reappearing this week at the Farmers Insurance Open , and it's the ideal spot for his comeback. The absolute worst-case scenario for Woods this week is having to withdraw like he did this time past year. It hasn't been announced if Woods will start on the North or South Course as the players will play one round on each course during the first two days, so that is something to watch for. Read More »

Aubameyang-Giroud Transfer Talks Confirmed by Wenger

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The 28-year-old is strongly linked with Arsenal and Wenger said a possible deal is under discussion. It's been reported that Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud may be a part of any Aubameyang agreement , as the Gunners might be about to pull off another swap deal, just like they did with Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan . Read More »

Russell Westbrook selected as NBA All-Star Game reserve

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Since Curry's Warriors are the National Basketball Association champions, we'll give James the first pick. The 24-year-old was an outside chance to see his name listed in the reserves, on the back of his career season this year. After he was named a captain, James made clear his intention to draft the "best team I can". Will he be the first reserve taken to preserve some good team feelings? This is Towns' first time as an All-Star. Read More »

LeBron James Congratulates His Younger Self With Instagram Post

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LeBron James is just seven points away from scoring 30,000 career points, a feat achieved by only six other players in National Basketball Association history. James will be joining an elite band of National Basketball Association icons if he reaches 30,000 points as expected later Tuesday. James hasn't scored less than seven points in a game this season, so there is a good chance that he'll reach the 30,000 mark. Read More »

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

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While offensive players are always fun to watch, it may be more important to a team like the Oakland Raiders to see who shines on defense in this week down in Mobile. I just like to have fun. "But I love the game of football". -While Allen was erratic at quarterback, two other former Mountain West stars enjoyed solid Senior Bowl debuts with Boise State's Wilson and Colorado State's Michael Gallup showing the body control to gain separation as well as soft hands to pluck outside of ... Read More »

Super Bowl LII tickets set to be the costliest ever

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Of course, improbable is basically Tom Brady's middle name at this point, so maybe we shouldn't have been surprised by what he pulled off against the Jaguars . Vinny Curry and Chris Long are better than your average defensive linemen. All of those stats lead the team in the postseason. "The coaches and I kind of watched the game on TV a little bit [Sunday]. Read More »

Protesters greet North Korean Olympic delegation touring Seoul

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North Korea appeared to rewrite its own history to justify a military parade the day before the opening of South Korea's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics . "Kim Jong Un's North Korea is much more image-conscious than the North under his father". It drew an angry reaction from Pyongyang, which called the protesters "human scum" and demanded Seoul apologise. Read More »

Russia says Ahn among top athletes barred from Olympics

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The so-called McLaren report revealed that more than 1,000 Russian athletes were involved in a large-scale, systematic doping program over five years, a time period covering the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia. An had earlier requested permission to compete as a neutral athlete following the IOC's ban on Russian Federation. "The IOC would like to make clear that there may still be further enquires and further anti-doping procedures coming up against a number of those athletes who have not been ... Read More »

Alexis Sanchez 'completes Manchester United medical'

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Upon returning to Merseyside in the summer Rooney signed a deal worth around half of his United salary, but no other contract in Premier League history had been worth more than the former England captain's until Sanchez's arrival at Old Trafford . Read More »

Brilliant Kyle Edmund beats Grigor Dimitrov to reach last four

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The British number two defeated the third seed 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 on his debut in the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne . The 23-year-old world No.49, claimed an incredible four-set ( 6-4 3-6 6-3 6-4) victory over world Number 3 Grigor Dimitrov in Melbourne , to reach his first Grand Slam semi-final of the Australian Open . Read More »

Goalkeeper Wanted By Real Madrid Shockingly Signs New Contract

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He had been heavily linked with a move elsewhere as his previous contract was set to expire at the end of the current campaign. Real Madrid are known for not being enthusiastic about current goalkeeper Keylor Navas, with president Florentino Perez known for wanting a bigger-name goalkeeper. Read More »

Volunteers to canvas streets for homeless population

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The Atlanta PIT Homeless Count helps to identify vulnerable groups by conducting surveys that collect demographic characteristics, homeless experiences and history, and other vital information. Last year, volunteers counted a total of almost 3,900 people living on city streets. "But, I think the number should be a lot bigger", he said. "In case they know them, but they are not living in the homeless shelter", Dermas said. Read More »

Barry Church defends hit on Rob Gronkowski

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And it's a very hard place to be, you have to make the play as a safety. As a result, Gronkowski was forced out of the game and did not return. New England's Week 5 game in Tampa Bay was on a Thursday night, prompting the team to play it cautious with Gronk and a thigh injury he was nursing. Read More »