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Man Utd boss Mourinho refusing to drop Fellaini stay hopes Man Utd boss Mourinho refusing to drop Fellaini stay hopes
- January 19, 2018

A clause in the superstar's four-year deal, which is due to meet its deadline by the end of the current campaign, will allow the Old Trafford outfit to gain another 12 months of the celebrated figure's prime services. Express Sport understands Mourinho has been offered a new contract until 2021. Significantly, Mourinho has been pleased with the commitment the club has shown to him by going after his transfer targets and getting them. (more...)
Sharapova gets patience test with Melbourne set to sizzle Sharapova gets patience test with Melbourne set to sizzle
- January 19, 2018

Kerber has turned over a new leaf in a number of ways, parting ways with long-time coach Torben Beltz in November, the man who guided her to two grand slam titles and the world number one ranking in 2016 during an eight-year partnership. The five-time grand slam champion lost to Sevastova at the US Open a year ago and won a tight thriller in Beijing, leaving her pleased with a much more convincing victory on a hot day in Melbourne . (more...)
Rocket Ronnie crashes out of Masters at hands of Mark Allen Rocket Ronnie crashes out of Masters at hands of Mark Allen
- January 19, 2018

O'Sullivan, 42, has been struggling with illness during the competition at Alexandra Palace in London. "It's one match and there will be two more very tough ones if I'm going to win the tournament". "I didn't give him very much to make him struggle", he said. "You have to give people credit and he had a fantastic performance". The defending champion won the opening frame with a break of 75, but his opponent won the next six. (more...)
North Korea could compete in four events at Pyeongchang 2018 North Korea could compete in four events at Pyeongchang 2018
- January 19, 2018

He adds that the announcement "could help build confidence between the two Korean governments, as well as public confidence in the South over the North's intentions", and did not deny that the move could possibly "repair relations between the two Koreas, but if the past is any indicator, such gains are typically tenuous". (more...)
Icy weather delays trial in death of ex-Chiefs running back Icy weather delays trial in death of ex-Chiefs running back
- January 19, 2018

With AP Photos.The trial in a road-rage shooting that left a former NFL football player dead is set to begin in a New Orleans suburb. His lawyers have laid the groundwork for a self-defense case, casting McKnight as the aggressor in a road rage incident. (more...)
Brady limited participant in practice with right hand injury Brady limited participant in practice with right hand injury
- January 19, 2018

In addition, they have Rob Gronkowski . But Belichick, for one, doesn't see that as an advantage for his team. The Herald wrote that due to the swelling and soreness of the hand, it was not clear if Brady would practice Thursday. Brady and Belichick will be looking for a record eighth Super Bowl appearance together while the Jags are in search of their first trip to the big game. (more...)
Baker Mayfield Would Like to Play Football in Miami Baker Mayfield Would Like to Play Football in Miami
- January 19, 2018

Heisman Trophy victor Baker Mayfield dropped a serious hint as to his preferred National Football League destination on Instagram Thursday. The Miami Herald says the Dolphins want to take a quarterback in the draft and are open to drafting one in the first round if he's the highest player on their board. (more...)
Australian Open: Shivering Maria Sharapova sails into second round Australian Open: Shivering Maria Sharapova sails into second round
- January 19, 2018

Six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic and 2014 victor Stan Wawrinka returned from injuries that had sidelined them since Wimbledon , top-ranked Simona Halep recovered from 5-2 down in her first set and a tumble in the second, and 2016 champion Angelique Kerber continued her fantastic return to form. (more...)
Jaguars' Jalen Ramsey tells fans 'we're going to Super Bowl' Jaguars' Jalen Ramsey tells fans 'we're going to Super Bowl'
- January 19, 2018

Brady knows the Jaguars are a very strong team that has a lot of good players on both sides of the ball and a lot of ambition, but he's going to make sure his Patriots are ready for them. Sturdy interior linemen? Jackson and nose tackles Marcell Dareus and Abry Jones qualify. Coming off the right end, Campbell finished with the second-most sacks in the National Football League during the regular season with 14.5 (three behind old friend Chandler Jones in Arizona). (more...)
NFC Championship Preview with FPC Eagles Ryan Mace NFC Championship Preview with FPC Eagles Ryan Mace
- January 19, 2018

I don't claim to be Nostradamus (because I also said the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were coming out of the NFC South this season, and every team but them did) or even " Nostracommonus ", since these two teams had the best records in the NFC at the time . (more...)
FA Cup: VAR 'shambles' overshadow Chelsea shoot-out victory FA Cup: VAR 'shambles' overshadow Chelsea shoot-out victory
- January 19, 2018

Pedro and Alvaro Morata were sent off during extra-time - before Chelsea won on penalties - with both players being shown a first yellow card for diving. I just want to be a consistent left-back for the team and help us get results. "We have been using it in Italy for six months, and you can reduce a lot of the referee's mistakes". (more...)
Trump defends himself, denies making vulgar comments Trump defends himself, denies making vulgar comments
- January 19, 2018

But she says she doesn't "dispute the president was using tough language". Groups with something to gain from swaying the commander-in-chief's mind have stayed at his properties more than 60 times since his inauguration, according to a new paper from watchdog group Public Citizen reported by NBC and the Wall Street Journal . (more...)
UFC 220 Embedded 3: Miocic vs NGannou Vlog Series UFC 220 Embedded 3: Miocic vs NGannou Vlog Series
- January 19, 2018

The Cameroon-born fighter who now trains in France is preparing for the biggest fight of his career this weekend when he takes on UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic at UFC 220 in Boston. That's what I do every time. So few heavyweights have defended this belt multiple times.Do you have specific plans, or is it more a matter of "I'll fight whoever is next for as long as I'm able"? Ngannou made his case for a shot at UFC gold after brutally knocking out Overeem at UFC 218 in the ... (more...)
King Luther Capital Management Corp Decreases Holdings in Nike Inc (NKE)
- January 19, 2018

Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 225,165 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $11,737,851.45. 985.62 million shares or 0.88% less from 994.42 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The institutional investor held 71,333 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.70 million, up from 62,763 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
AB de Villiers surprised by Indian bowlers AB de Villiers surprised by Indian bowlers
- January 19, 2018

India chose to skip the practice match ahead of the first Test, and, instead opted for intense practice sessions on a match-wicket. The Indian side has been facing severe bashing from nearly every quarter after having lost the 3-Test series against South Africa by a 2-0 margin, with one game yet to be played. (more...)
Super Eagles wives and girlfriends welcome at the World Cup Super Eagles wives and girlfriends welcome at the World Cup
- January 19, 2018

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday made public its 2018 FIFA World Cup program for the Super Eagles , revealing venues and dates for six pre-World Cup friendly matches. Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr will name his final 23-man roster for the World Cup after the friendly against the Three Lions. Nigeria will play friendly internationals against Poland, Serbia, DR Congo, England and Czech Republic as preparation for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)
Runaway leader Man City rampant with 101 goals in 2017 Runaway leader Man City rampant with 101 goals in 2017
- January 19, 2018

Guardiola's men have been installed as the new favourites to win the Champions League. Pep Guardiola's rampant side are running away with the title, and are now a staggering 13 points ahead of second-placed Manchester United . Pep Guardiola's men were underwhelming last season, with the Spaniard flattering to deceive in his first season in English football. However, he does believe that they are beatable despite the fact Guardiola's side have now won 17 consecutive Premier League ... (more...)
Giannis named All-Star starter again Giannis named All-Star starter again
- January 19, 2018

As the team's Twitter account relayed shortly after the announcement, Antetokounmpo is the first player who will appear as a starter in consecutive All-Star games since Bucks legend and current analyst for Fox Sports Wisconsin Marques Johnson did it in 1979 and 1980. (more...)
76ers center Joel Embiid hoping to soon play back-to-backs 76ers center Joel Embiid hoping to soon play back-to-backs
- January 19, 2018

The two big men have posted similar numbers this season, with Porzingis averaging 23.6 points per game to Embiid's 23.8. It's Embiid's first All-Star game selection, while he is the first 76ers player to be named a starter since Allen Iverson in 2010-11 and the first 76er to appear in an All-Star game since Jrue Holiday in 2012-13. (more...)
Inter Milan alerted as Mourinho admits doubt over Mkhitaryan's future
- January 19, 2018

Paul Pogba has insisted Manchester United must focus on winning themselves and not on anything Manchester City do if they are to make a genuine challenge for the title this season. Hopeful Manchester United fans would like to see Alexis in their colours this weekend, with Mourinho preparing his side for a trip to Turf Moor. "But I think we were organised, but a bit slow". (more...)
Minnesota Vikings receiver Adam Thielen (back) returns to practice Minnesota Vikings receiver Adam Thielen (back) returns to practice
- January 19, 2018

Thielen did not have a helmet during the open portion of the Vikings' practice on Wednesday afternoon, indicating he won't participate in the first session of the week. Defensive tackle Shamar Stephen (knee/ankle) didn't practice and cornerback Mackensie Alexander (rib) was limited. He also is bothered by an ankle injury. (more...)
LeBron James reportedly is All-Star leading vote-getter LeBron James reportedly is All-Star leading vote-getter
- January 19, 2018

With the starters, there's not a ton of intrigue, as very few surprise players end up with All-Star starting roles. In August James, four-time victor of the National Basketball Association's most valuable player award, slammed Trump for saying there were "some very fine people on both sides" of protests spearheaded by white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia, which left one counterprotester dead. (more...)
I'm not under pressure to leave Arsenal - Arsene Wenger I'm not under pressure to leave Arsenal - Arsene Wenger
- January 19, 2018

It was in the aftermath of the final whistle Sanchez first showed his frustration with his teammates, throwing his gloves down in anger. Tottenham are locked in a battle for the top four spots, and if Malcom does start firing for Arsenal , Levy may regret not rivalling his side's rivals for the 20-year-old's signature. (more...)
Bournemouth stun Arsenal at the Vitality stadium Bournemouth stun Arsenal at the Vitality stadium
- January 19, 2018

United's initial plan had been to move for Ozil in the summer when his current deal expires, and there had been a widespread expectation that Sanchez would go to City. The Gunners then had to wait until the 35th minute to threaten again, Begovic using his feet to deny Danny Welbeck one-on-one. There was a much clearer claim for a spot-kick moments later in the Arsenal area when Alex Iwobi handled Ibe's free-kick but referee Kevin Friend decided the contact was unintentional. (more...)
Arsenal's Arsene Wenger denies £40m Malcom move Arsenal's Arsene Wenger denies £40m Malcom move
- January 19, 2018

Malcom is keen to ply his trade under Arsene Wenger , according to UOL Esporte . Speaking at a news conference on Friday, the Frenchman added: "Nothing is really concrete at the moment and nothing is decided one way or another". Malcom has also been linked with Arsenal's arch-rivals Tottenham , while United are said to be closely monitoring a developing situation. However, it has been reported that they have made a bid . (more...)