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Arsenal Willing To Include Giroud In Any Aubameyang Deal Arsenal Willing To Include Giroud In Any Aubameyang Deal
- January 23, 2018

The Gunners received Mkhitaryan in exchange, with Wenger confirming the Armenia global has signed a contract running until June 2021. Aubameyang's contract will eclipse close pal Mkhitaryan if his attempts to engineer a move to Arsenal are successful with the Gabonese striker set to earn in the region of £190,000-per-week at the Emirates. (more...)
Mkhitaryan wants to 'create history' after 'dream' Arsenal move Mkhitaryan wants to 'create history' after 'dream' Arsenal move
- January 23, 2018

A tireless and direct runner with a natural inclination to attack, Sanchez would likely have been a good fit for United under Ferguson, who quit in 2013 after almost 27 trophy-filled years. Mkhitaryan's driving forward with the ball will also come in handy as Arsenal lack that profile with Alexis gone, while Wilshere is more of a needle player that can resist the press rather than drive forward with power. (more...)
Sergio Aguero plays down heroics after Manchester City get back on track Sergio Aguero plays down heroics after Manchester City get back on track
- January 23, 2018

Pep Guardiola believes that "10 more wins" are required if Manchester City are to win the Premier League title for a third time. The Argentina global, who leads the Premier League in completed passes with 2033, is enjoying his best season at the Etihad Stadium since arriving in 2015 and praised the impact Guardiola has had on his game. (more...)
Winter Storm to dump heavy snow across our area Winter Storm to dump heavy snow across our area
- January 23, 2018

A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for Sunday night through Monday afternoon. Plan on hard travel conditions during the Monday evening commute. Some locations outside of the city could see locally 1 foot of snow. The transition into snow showers will take place Sunday after 9 p.m. for areas including Norfolk and Wayne County. (more...)
Brewers reportedly make offer to pitcher Darvish Brewers reportedly make offer to pitcher Darvish
- January 23, 2018

He tweeted a thinking face emoji along with a Japanese-language news report that the Brewers had submitted a formal offer to the free agent. The 31-year-old Darvish, who helped the Dodgers reach the World Series last season, is still unsigned with spring training about a month away. (more...)
Pakistan Zainab murder: DNA suggests suspect in other case was 'innocent Pakistan Zainab murder: DNA suggests suspect in other case was 'innocent
- January 23, 2018

The three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar passed the orders while hearing the suo motu notice against Zainab's murder here at the Supreme Court Lahore Registry. Residents of the area have said the murder was the 12th such incident in a year, and has fuelled fears a serial rapist killer might be on the loose. (more...)
2018 survey to count the homeless in Columbus; provide them with resources 2018 survey to count the homeless in Columbus; provide them with resources
- January 23, 2018

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) program created to help communities reduce homelessness. According to MAG, the last count showed a reduction in the overall number of people experiencing homelessness in the region - from 5,702 in 2016 to 5,605 in 2017. (more...)
San Francisco Giants Sign Austin Jackson San Francisco Giants Sign Austin Jackson
- January 23, 2018

The flexibility San Francisco has with its outfield moving forward is perhaps the most important aspect of the Jackson signing, because the Giants are eager to field a younger and more athletic club, even if this offseason's moves don't convey that goal. (more...)
Australian Open: Elise Mertens stuns 4th seed Elina Svitolina to reach semis Australian Open: Elise Mertens stuns 4th seed Elina Svitolina to reach semis
- January 23, 2018

The Belgian said: "I'm without words". "I know her game because I played against her once and I know what to expect from her". "I'm trying to be in your footsteps this week". "She's quite consistent, and we can see this". They exchanged breaks at the start of the opening set but Svitolina grabbed another for 3-2 when the Czech went long with a forehand and the Ukrainian backed it up with a couple of aces to hold her next service game. (more...)
SFA dealt blow as Michael O'Neill rejects Scotland job SFA dealt blow as Michael O'Neill rejects Scotland job
- January 23, 2018

Michael O'Neill thought long and hard about the offer to leave his Northern Ireland job to manage Scotland and then yesterday issued that respectful statement explaining why he had made a decision to stay put. He treated him shamefully. A phone call to the man? "It lacks class, it lacks knowledge of a professional level". But don't embarrass people. Edinburgh-based O'Neill, 48, was offered the most lucrative contract in SFA history and assured he would have a hands-on role in their ... (more...)
Believing Now? You Should … Eagles Are in Super Bowl Believing Now? You Should … Eagles Are in Super Bowl
- January 23, 2018

Elsewhere, Tom Brady continued to pad onto his legacy when he led the Patriots past the Jacksonville Jaguars by a score of 24-20 with stitches in his throwing hand from an injury sustained earlier in the week during practice. The Patriots are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 playoff games, 16-5 ATS vs. a team with a winning record and 36-16-2 ATS in their last 54 games overall. "It was a great experience for me, [being] born in California". (more...)
Are the Bulls a Great Underdog Play vs. Pelicans? NBA Predictions 1/22/18 Are the Bulls a Great Underdog Play vs. Pelicans? NBA Predictions 1/22/18
- January 23, 2018

He became the first National Basketball Association player since Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1972 to have as many as 40 points, 20 rebounds and 10 assists in a game, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. They've also covered in 10 of their last 12 road games, are 13-3 against the spread in their last 16 games playing on one day of rest and are 12-3 against the number in their last 15 games when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game. (more...)
[Teams] Swansea vs Liverpool: Confirmed Line-Ups From The Liberty
- January 23, 2018

It was a far cry from Liverpool's devastating display in a 4-3 win over runaway leaders City eight days earlier when Jurgen Klopp's team didn't seem to miss the departed Philippe Coutinho, who joined Barcelona for 160 million euros. In the dying seconds of added time Virgil van Dijk clipped an inch flawless cross into Roberto Firmino whose header came back out off the post only for Adam Lallana to blaze the ball over the bar when it would have been easier to hit the net. (more...)
Defending our title! Patriots win AFC championship game in comeback fashion Defending our title! Patriots win AFC championship game in comeback fashion
- January 23, 2018

Philadelphia was an underdog in each of its playoff games, against the Atlanta Falcons and Sunday against the Vikings. Foles threw for 352 yards and three touchdowns, showing poise and moxie in going 26 for 33. The Jacksonville Jaguars lost to the New England Patriots in the AFC title game when they blew a 20-10 fourth quarter lead. The Jaguars grabbed a 14-3 lead before the Patriots cut the deficit to 14-10 on James White's 1-yard touchdown run with 55 seconds left in the first ... (more...)
Alexis Sanchez transfer latest: Wenger confirms Man. United move almost done Alexis Sanchez transfer latest: Wenger confirms Man. United move almost done
- January 23, 2018

The Mirror said the deals may not be officially completed until Monday as both Sanchez and Mkhitaryan are non-EU players and must have their work permits ratified by their new clubs. "If we sign somebody we will announce it", Wenger said. Henrikh Mkhitaryan shone for high-pressing sides in Ukraine and Germany but rarely looked comfortable ahead of Manchester United's deep-lying defence. (more...)
Mourinho says Sanchez deal shut after United win Mourinho says Sanchez deal shut after United win
- January 23, 2018

And Smalling believes that if United can get to within touching distance before that game at the Etihad Stadium, they will have a chance of lifting the title. "There's a talent pool for that top end of the market and we have to look at a different market". United were made to work for their win at a wintry Turf Moor on Saturday. (more...)
Novak Djokovic upset by Hyeon Chung at Australian Open Novak Djokovic upset by Hyeon Chung at Australian Open
- January 23, 2018

Six-time champion Novak Djokovic is out of the Australian Open , beaten 7-6 (4), 7-5, 7-6 (3) in the fourth round by Hyeon Chung , a 21-year-old South Korean ranked 58th. "Trying to keep riding the wave", said Sandgren , who was named after his great-grandfather and who comes from Tennessee. There were no such problems for defending champion Roger Federer as he sailed past world No80 Marton Fucsovics in straight sets and he will now face Czech Tomas Berdych in the last eight. (more...)
Guardiola salutes 'outstanding' Manchester City Guardiola salutes 'outstanding' Manchester City
- January 23, 2018

Murphy appears ready to rise to the challenge and will now aim to become a regular on the scoresheet for Rafael Benitez's side. The City manager added: "I don't have the feeling we give up". Sergio Aguero played down his own heroics after Manchester City got their title charge moving again with victory over his favourite whipping boys Newcastle. (more...)
Super Bowl LII Odds: Eagles Open as Big Underdogs Against Patriots Super Bowl LII Odds: Eagles Open as Big Underdogs Against Patriots
- January 23, 2018

LSU will be represented by Patriots defensive tackle Ricky Jean-Francois, Eagles punter Donnie Jones and Eagles cornerback Jalen Mills. Many expected the Eagles to fold after they lost their starting quarterback, Carson Wentz , towards the end of the regular season. (more...)
Pats Favored By 6 Points Over Eagles In Super Bowl Pats Favored By 6 Points Over Eagles In Super Bowl
- January 23, 2018

As of Monday evening, the Patriots were favored by five points over the Eagles in the Super Bowl , per SportsLine. "It'd be really great if we take care of business in a couple weeks, so we'll see". I love coaching those players in there. Predictably, she cries, he cries, and quite honestly, we all cry. "I know", Johnson said . "It hasn't sunk in". (more...)
Olivia Munn Shuts Down Rumors She's Dating Anna Faris' Ex Chris Pratt Olivia Munn Shuts Down Rumors She's Dating Anna Faris' Ex Chris Pratt
- January 23, 2018

Anna Faris and Chris Pratt . On her part, Faris responded enthusiastically, thanking Munn for reaching out and even telling her she'd be "thrilled" to have her as a sister-in-law. "Anyway, hope you had an incredible holiday and an even better 2018". "So even if I was dating [Chris Pratt], some tabloids got me and [Anna Faris] all wrong", she continued. (more...)
Guardiola says focus is everything as City firmly back on track Guardiola says focus is everything as City firmly back on track
- January 23, 2018

Guardiola had said beforehand it was important that his players responded well and he feels the performance at the Etihad Stadium, which maintained a 12-point lead at the top, showed their character. "At 2-1 it was a unsafe situation but we showed a good reaction to get the third goal and get more confidence - the last 10 minutes we controlled the ball". (more...)
5 things we learned from the 3-1 loss to Man City 5 things we learned from the 3-1 loss to Man City
- January 23, 2018

After losing 4-3 to Liverpool last weekend in the Premier League , Man City bounced back in style against Newcastle . Suddenly, Newcastle were back in the game, although they would have found themselves two goals behind again had Darlow not produced a superb save four minutes after Murphy's strike. (more...)
Cleveland Browns hire Todd Haley as new offensive coordinator Cleveland Browns hire Todd Haley as new offensive coordinator
- January 23, 2018

His time in the AFC North means that Haley is familiar with the Steelers, Cincinnati Bengals and Baltimore Ravens, which should come in quite handy. According to multiple reports, including from cleveland.com's Mary Kay Cabot and Monday Morning Quarterback's Albert Breer , the Browns are closing in on a deal with former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley . (more...)
Six-time champion Djokovic knocked out of Australian Open Six-time champion Djokovic knocked out of Australian Open
- January 23, 2018

The last time Djokovic lost in straight sets at the Australian Open was back in 2007 in the round of 16 against Roger Federer , who secured his quarterfinal place earlier in the day by defeating Hungarian Marton Fucsovics . "First of all, I have to say I'm very grateful I had the chance to play". "It was just one of those days where you have to give a lot of respect to your opponent". (more...)