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Sport Curtis Granderson headed to Blue Jays on 1-year, $5 million deal
Author: 0 Curtis Granderson headed to Blue Jays on 1-year, $5 million deal

The Blue Jays' agreement with Granderson will be worth $5 million. Granderson spent time with the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers last season, his 14th in Major League Baseball. He was voted into the all-star game three times in four years from 2009-2012, and added the Silver Slugger Award in 2011. The Jays return Gold Glove center fielder Kevin Pillar and have Steve Pearce under contract as well.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho open to Manchester United signing amid Alexis Sanchez exit talk

United have moved ahead of Manchester City in the race to sign the Chilean this month due to their willingness to pay a bigger transfer fee and the offer of a player as part of the deal. So I sought someone's help regarding that and it was just about managing your week. "He (Mkhitaryan) is a player that I like, of high quality". "Our squad was built not to have new players in January, we build a squad with this idea, with this philosophy that I share with Mr Woodward and the owners, ...

Sport Karthik to replace injured Saha for third South Africa Test
Author: 0 Karthik to replace injured Saha for third South Africa Test

The Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) announced on Tuesday that Dinesh Karthik has been called in to replace Saha in the squad for the remainder of the series. "Saha suffered an upper left hamstring tendon injury during training on Thursday". If included in the eleven for the 3rd Test to be played at Johannesburg from january 24, he will play as the Wicket Keeper, though after a long time.

Sport Antonio Conte explains Chelsea FC Cesc Fabregas decision
Author: 0 Antonio Conte explains Chelsea FC Cesc Fabregas decision

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho claims he now regards his bitter feud with Chelsea counterpart Antonio Conte with "contempt". "Of course we are disappointed with the performance and I think we are lucky that Leicester did not score in the first half".

Sport Williams, Griffin lead Clippers to win over Paul, Rockets
Author: 0 Williams, Griffin lead Clippers to win over Paul, Rockets

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported post-game that Paul, James Harden, Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green were among those who tried to continue their beef with Clippers forward Blake Griffin and reserve guard Austin Rivers in the Clips' locker room.

Sport U.S. again accepting DACA renewal requests after judge bucks Trump
Author: 0 U.S. again accepting DACA renewal requests after judge bucks Trump

Trump last week rejected a bipartisan proposal offered him by three Republican and three Democratic senators to extend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) program to protect the young immigrants from deportation. In a separate Tweet he wrote , "I, as President, want people coming into our Country who are going to help us become strong and great again, people coming in through a system based on MERIT".

Sport EPL: Liverpool end Man City's unbeaten run in seven-goal thriller
Author: 0 EPL: Liverpool end Man City's unbeaten run in seven-goal thriller

Klopp too expressed happiness on his team's scintillating display in Coutinho's absence and said the team can very well play without him. Liverpool were incessant, exciting going forward and still possessed just that hint of vulnerability to turn what should have a victory lap in the final minutes into a nerve-shredder as City pulled it back to 4-3.

Sport New Zealand vs Pakistan
Author: 0 New Zealand vs Pakistan

The Pakistan No 5 went big late as he struck four sixes and five fours in his 80-ball knock, with 22 of his runs coming via three sixes and a four off the final over of the innings bowled by Trent Boult. New Zealand began their chase for 263 well with an 88-run stand between openers Colin Munro and Martin Guptill. Fakhar scored 54 off 75 balls before falling to the spin of Mitchell Santner.

Sport Chelsea join the hunt for Alexis Sanchez
Author: 0 Chelsea join the hunt for Alexis Sanchez

While it looked since the summer that the Chilean would inevitably head to Manchester City in a case of "when" and not "if", City's interest in Sanchez has cooled significantly, allowing derby rivals United to become the distinct favourites to sign him.

Author: 0 South Africa Summons US Diplomat To Explain Trump's 'Sh*thole' Comment

In a separate statement, a US embassy spokesman said Young "reiterated the excellent relations that exist between the United States and Nigeria and they discussed future cooperation between the two countries". "But more importantly, it's home to the kindest people who are proud to share their culture", the company wrote in one tweet . Yesterday, they backtracked and challenged other senators' descriptions of the remarks.

Sport Jacksonville Jaguars And Minnesota Vikings Reach Conference Finals
Author: 0 Jacksonville Jaguars And Minnesota Vikings Reach Conference Finals

Following a Vikings field goal to extend their lead, the onslaught from Brees continued when he found Alvin Kamara for another score. You're trying to tell me that this guy was so infuriated with his anger, but wasn't above unplugging all the wires before ruining what appears to be a nice TV? You don't really think about those things.

Sport Abilene native Case Keenum helps Vikings come back to beat Saints
Author: 0 Abilene native Case Keenum helps Vikings come back to beat Saints

I could've done a whole lot of things better. But at that point, I just gotta make the tackle when he comes down. It wasn't the best pass he will ever throw, or even his best of the night, but it was one that the situation demanded-a great, spiralling heave into multiple kinds of coverage that somehow found a leaping Stefon Diggs around the Saints' 44-yard line.

Sport Vikes React to Miracle Win Over Saints
Author: 0 Vikes React to Miracle Win Over Saints

With the final seconds of the game winding down and the Vikings down 24-23, a almost miraculous play saved their team's playoff hopes after the Saints had kicked a field goal to take a one-point lead with just 29 seconds left in regulation.

Sport Dokic urges Australia not to put pressure on De Minaur
Author: 0 Dokic urges Australia not to put pressure on De Minaur

Berdych has reached the Australian Open semifinals twice, but De Minaur is undeterred - and determined to replicate his recent soaring form. I really cherish the moment and am thankful for all the supporters that come out there. "I think it's important not to put pressure on him". "I'm just trying to continue to ride this wave", he said. "Hopefully it's a real good battle".

Sport Man Utd vs Stoke: Mourinho speaks on Pogba's performance
Author: 0 Man Utd vs Stoke: Mourinho speaks on Pogba's performance

Stoke City's first signing of the month, Moritz Bauer , will be looking to make his debut for the club on Monday night, the Austrian worldwide joined Stoke this week from Russian side Rubin Kazan for a fee of a reported six million pounds.

Sport Liverpool (4) Manchester City (3): Premier League Match Reaction
Author: 0 Liverpool (4) Manchester City (3): Premier League Match Reaction

Defensive errors All three goals featured errors by what was previously the tightest defense in the league, as City failed to handle Liverpool's high press led by the irrepressible Firmino. Few would expect City to stumble in this season's contest for the Premier League title, given they are now 15 points clear at the top, yet Guardiola has warned it is still possible.

Author: 0 Carillion facing liquidation leaving thousands of jobs at risk

Jonathan Ashworth, Shadow Health Minister, said: "I think we do need that clarity from the Government ". Its shares , which had been worth as much as £4.57 ($6.30) in late 2007, slumped to trade as low as £0.12 ($0.17) last week after a series of warnings about its finances.

Sport Jo Konta crushes Madison Brengle to race into second round
Author: 0 Jo Konta crushes Madison Brengle to race into second round

Brengle can be an awkward opponent with a variety of spins and slices, but her serve is vulnerable and Konta duly tucked in, breaking five times in all. But Brengle, having been thrown a lifeline, failed to clamber back on board, and was 0-40 down before shoving a final backhand into the tramlines after 35 minutes.

Sport Liverpool hands Manchester City first EPL defeat
Author: 0 Liverpool hands Manchester City first EPL defeat

But the Premier League champions-elect hit back shortly before the interval when Leroy Sane finished a brilliant jinking run by pulling his side level. Oxlade-Chamberlain snubbed interest from Chelsea last summer to join Liverpool . With Liverpool players constantly harassing the visitors, City's defenders wilted under the intense pressure.

Sport Maria Sharapova safely through after win over Maria Tatjana
Author: 0 Maria Sharapova safely through after win over Maria Tatjana

Though Sharapova versus Maria sounds as if it could be self-defeating (and led to some pointing and smiling at the scoreboard on Tuesday), it was actually a contrast in styles: Sharapova's flat strokes against Maria's slice; Sharapova's two-handed backhand against Maria's one-hander; Sharapova's offense and swing volleys against Maria's defense, which often sent the latter scrambling into the shadows deep behind the court.

Sport Eagles were far from pretty, but they were gritty
Author: 0 Eagles were far from pretty, but they were gritty

The Eagles will definitely need to play a lot better in those crucial situations next weekend if they want to move on to the Super Bowl, but they did enough good things to get the victory and oust the defending NFC Champions. Everyone believes and that was shown on display tonight. "We have a great running game, with weapons that when we play a complete game, we're not anxious about anybody coming in and running the ball on us".

Sport WVU quickly shifts focus to Kansas
Author: 0 WVU quickly shifts focus to Kansas

Keenan Evans led the Red Raiders' offensive charge with 20 points, while Brandone Francis chipped in 17 points off the bench. The last two games in Morgantown, West Virginia has been won by an average of 13.5 points. Associate head coach Jeff Capel , who ran the team in Krzyzewskis absence, said the 70-year-old coach woke up feeling ill but was feeling better by game time .

Sport Stoke City appoint Paul Lambert as manager
Author: 0 Stoke City appoint Paul Lambert as manager

The 36-year-old has made just one appearance so far this season in the 4-1 win over Burton Albion in the League Cup in September. "Obviously you see Manchester City are in front of us and they lost their first game", Pogba said after being named man of the match on Sky Sports .

Author: 0 What Sanchez Told His Teammate About United Back In 2010

United are prepared to pay the Gunners' full asking price of £35m. "They've matched City in that period even though City have been on the up & United down". Stoke, which has been in the top flight since 2008, is in third-to-last place after 23 games. Full-back Valencia blasted United into a ninth minute lead after cutting inside on to his unfavoured - but still potent - left foot and hammering into the far corner, well beyond the reach of visiting keeper Jack Butland.

Sport Rangers to sign Jason Cummings on loan from Nottingham Forest
Author: 0 Rangers to sign Jason Cummings on loan from Nottingham Forest

The 22-year-old was part of the Hibernian side that beat Rangers in the Scottish Cup final in 2016. Cummings has struggled for goals this season, with just one in 14 Championship games but he scored 19 in 31 league games last season and Rangers fans are convinced he's got the talent to hurt Premiership defences.

Sport Jaguars' Jalen Ramsey promises fans in Jacksonville a Super Bowl victory
Author: 0 Jaguars' Jalen Ramsey promises fans in Jacksonville a Super Bowl victory

The Patriots , appearing in their seventh straight AFC title game and seeking the sixth Super Bowl trip of the Bill Belichick/Tom Brady (in their 12th title game), got an early taste of the Jaguars way back in August. Ramsey was unavailable during the team's open locker room session Monday. We know where we want to be and we're going to get there. Just be hype & talking lol'.

Sport Dana White Stands Firm on Deadline For Conor McGregor's UFC Return
Author: 0 Dana White Stands Firm on Deadline For Conor McGregor's UFC Return

Louis on Sunday night and revealed McGregor's intention to return to the UFC in September - almost two years since his last fight at UFC 205 when he won the lightweight title against Eddie Alvarez at Madison Square Garden. 'You do Khabib vs. "If and when Conor comes back, he would get the first crack at the title". "If and when Conor comes back, he will get the first crack at the title".

Sport Ben Simmons, Kyle Lowry ejected after late-game altercation
Author: 0 Ben Simmons, Kyle Lowry ejected after late-game altercation

Afterwards, Simmons tried to downplay the incident, saying nothing happened with Lowry after the game. "I don't know if they're trying to test me or see how I am on the court, but I don't play around". "I'm not going to take (expletive) from anybody." "Nobody was back there". T.J. McConnell added a career-high 18 points off the bench. After being sidelined for the past three games due to a bruised tailbone, Lowry shot 3-for-16 from the field and tallied 13 points in his return.

Sport Australian Open 2018: Grigor Dimitrov beats Dennis Novak in first round
Author: 0 Australian Open 2018: Grigor Dimitrov beats Dennis Novak in first round

They're in the same half of the draw - along with No 4 Alexander Zverev , No 5 Dominc Thiem, No 7 David Goffin and No 9 Stan Wawrinka , the 2014 Australian Open victor who is also returning from injury. Agassi had to modify his own service motion because of an injury in his career and he had input into the redesign for Djokovic. I have a lot of friends that travel the world with me.

Sport Manchester City not quite out of Alexis Sanchez race yet, meeting planned
Author: 0 Manchester City not quite out of Alexis Sanchez race yet, meeting planned

No matter what happens, there is a huge possibility of him going to Old Trafford. It will be decided in the next 48 hours. United have stolen the lead in the chase for Sanchez due to their willingness to pay Arsenal's £35m asking price in addition to Sanchez's high demands of up to £10m in agent fees.

Sport Australian Open : Federer Favourite?
Author: 0 Australian Open : Federer Favourite?

Halep, who has had back-to-back first-round exits on her last two trips to Melbourne Park , opens on day two against Australian wild-card entry Destanee Aiava. "But the thing that I need to improve, the matches will give me those things, no?" He was originally due to play at the Brisbane International, but had to pull out as he battled various niggles, his pre-season not complete after a heavy 2017.

Sport Oprah asks the big question looming over Time's Up: Now what?
Author: 0 Oprah asks the big question looming over Time's Up: Now what?

In a conversation held after actors wore black at the Golden Globes in protest of sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood and elsewhere, the women discussed the importance of breaking the silence and supporting women who do not have a public platform or voice.

Sport Korea slams South for praising U.S. role in inter-Korean talks
Author: 0 Korea slams South for praising U.S. role in inter-Korean talks

Even with that, and the assurances extended to her through visits by top ranking United States government officials, South Korea was not amused at the prospect of a war with North Korea that had said publicly, that if the United States attacked her, she would respond with an attack on South Korea.