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Sport Akron's Moutinho Goes No. 1 In MLS SuperDraft
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As LAFC prepares to kick off its first preseason next week, Bradley has found himself leaning on some timeless principles of squad-building. Of the 220 eligible players in the draft this year, six are, like Danladi, a part of Generation Adidas and won't count against the salary cap.

Sport Federer requested night match to avoid Melbourne scorcher
Author: 0 Federer requested night match to avoid Melbourne scorcher

Roger Federer faced some tough questions from Will Ferrell's iconic " Anchorman " character. "You seem ageless. Are you a witch or a vampire?" Clearly still bemused by the freaky interview (as you probably would be, in fairness), the tennis star struggled to drum up some kind of witty answer, and instead awkwardly mumbled: "I don't like either of those".

Sport Former world heavyweight champ Fury to regain boxing license
Author: 0 Former world heavyweight champ Fury to regain boxing license

The Matchroom boss reacted to the news Fury is likely to be sanctioned to fight again by the British Boxing Board of Control, although did state Fury has something to prove before a potential Pay-Per-View blockbuster goes ahead. Fury has called out IBF, WBA and IBO champion Anthony Joshua on numerous occasions over recent months, and his return to the ring could clear the way for a future bout between the pair.

Sport Australian Open: Hyeon Chung upsets Alexander Zverev in third round
Author: 0 Australian Open: Hyeon Chung upsets Alexander Zverev in third round

Alexander Zverev has always been touted as a future Grand Slam champion. Chung, who had regained the initiative in the match by securing the fourth set, took full control when his German counterpart was broken for a second successive time before the South Korean maintained his composure to clinch victory.

Sport Will Ferrell interviews Federer after Aus Open win
Author: 0 Will Ferrell interviews Federer after Aus Open win

Ferrell continued: "You're 36 years old". Finally, defending champion Swiss maestro had a tough evening despite winning as he was given a tough contest in a 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 victory over Jan-Lennard Struff. "Obviously I wanted to start with the right intensity, which I have", Djokovic said. "I would like to see more players just being really themselves in front of the press, being more relaxed about it, not worrying so much about making mistakes".

Sport Brady restricted participant in observe with proper hand damage
Author: 0 Brady restricted participant in observe with proper hand damage

Let me be the first to say, as a Jets and Giants fan (yes, it's possible, because any reasonable New Yorker should never actively root against one of their own), that I am loving every second of this soap opera. Brady posted his 26th postseason victory last week , recorded his 13th 300-yard postseason passing game - extending his National Football League record for both - and also broke a tie with Joe Montana to become the all-time leader with 10 three-TD playoff games.

Sport Read President Donald Trump's full physical report
Author: 0 Read President Donald Trump's full physical report

Other senators suggested the word used might have been "shithouse". There is internal debate in the West Wing over whether Trump said "s-thole" or "s-thouse". Certain Republicans have rallied behind Trump , casting doubt on what he said at the meeting with Republican and Democratic lawmakers. "It's the opposite of what I campaigned for", Pres.

Sport Manchester United 3-0 Stoke City: 5 Talking Points
Author: 0 Manchester United 3-0 Stoke City: 5 Talking Points

Pogba was in fine form on Monday night, firstly providing Antonio Valencia with the ball for United's opening goal, and then setting up Anthony Martial with a brilliant no look pass for their second. The Liverpool legend believes Pogba remains a liability in a two-man midfield, and that Mourinho can get the best out of him with three players in the middle.

Sport Manchester City vs Newcastle United
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Arsenal have deployed Sanchez on the left hand side in recent seasons so it will be interesting to see if Mourinho does the same. They have won only 6 games this season and are now placed 15th on the table, level on points with Brighton & Hove Albion with 23 points, but ahead only by virtue of goal difference.

Sport Nicolas Otamendi signs new deal: Manchester City still want new defender though
Author: 0 Nicolas Otamendi signs new deal: Manchester City still want new defender though

The Brazilian, whose previous contract was set to expire in June, told his club's official website: " This is a club with a fantastic future and I want to be a part of it for as long as possible ". The defensive midfielder has already played 30 games this season, including 23 appearances in the Premier League. Meanwhile, United's title bid would receive a boost if, as expected, they complete a deal to sign Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal after out-bidding City for the Chile forward.

Sport MS Dhoni reveals why he doesn't keep wickets at 'nets'
Author: 0 MS Dhoni reveals why he doesn't keep wickets at 'nets'

As a result, Dhoni has called on the team to do everything in their power to secure the services of the 31-year-old. "Being a local lad, will go for him during auctions and try to get him". The team had to bear the brunt of whatever happened but the players were clear of all the controversies. Yes, often when there is some mistake committed, people bear the brunt.

Sport Halep edges Davis in marathon thriller to reach fourth round
Author: 0 Halep edges Davis in marathon thriller to reach fourth round

But there is a lot to take away from that match". The final set lasted two hours and 22 minutes while the 48 games equals the most for a women's match in Australian Open history, tying the 1996 quarter-final between Chanda Rubin Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, which Rubin won 6-4 2-6 16-14.

Sport No. 9 Michigan State looks to regroup against Indiana
Author: 0 No. 9 Michigan State looks to regroup against Indiana

IN faces Maryland at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall on Monday at 7 p.m. Six-foot-four freshman Sidney Cooks and sophomore guard Shay Colley join Allen as the Spartans' leading scorers at 10.6 points. We just lost to our rivals and that usually puts people's spirits down. "The main thing for us tonight was our rebounding", Miles Bridges said. "We really played a good first half".

Sport 'I'm not a racist': Trump defends himself, denies making vulgar comments
Author: 0 'I'm not a racist': Trump defends himself, denies making vulgar comments

Trump wrote in a tweet . "They took responsibility, they made a mistake". Without explicitly denying using that word, Trump lashed out at the Democratic senator, who said Trump uttered it on several occasions. He blamed Democrats for failing to reach a deal on DACA, the Obama-era policy that offers protection for children who were brought to the US illegally.

Sport Tom Brady limited in practice with right hand injury
Author: 0 Tom Brady limited in practice with right hand injury

Five days after the Patriots pulled off the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history, someone chose to bet on the only thing more improbable than a team blowing a 25-point lead in the biggest game of the year: the Jaguars winning Super Bowl LII .

Sport Arsenal vs Crystal Palace
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Crystal Palace have been linked repeatedly over the past week but not so much Everton so it's perhaps a surprise to see them strongly brought into proceedings. Alexis Sanchez will not be involved for Arsenal as his transfer to Manchester United edges closer. Giroud is also a week away from coming back to the squad.

Sport America might be yawning at another Patriots AFC title
Author: 0 America might be yawning at another Patriots AFC title

Does he intend to play? "I'm looking forward to playing in the championship game". The Brady-authorized ring - projected to fetch a six-digit bid in the auction that ends February 17 - features 260 diamonds, 23 fewer than the ones Brady, other players and members of the Patriots organization received, and is roughly 10 percent smaller, Goldin estimated, but it does carry the same engraving.

Sport Wozniacki in Australian Open 3rd round
Author: 0 Wozniacki in Australian Open 3rd round

Former No. 1-ranked Wozniacki used her experience to save match points in the seventh game of the deciding set against No. 119th-ranked Jana Fett , who was making her main draw debut at a major, and eventually pull off a 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 win.

Sport Cardinals trade Randal Grichuk to the Blue Jays for two pitchers
Author: 0 Cardinals trade Randal Grichuk to the Blue Jays for two pitchers

Grichuk hit.238 last season with 22 home runs and 59 RBIs in 122 games. The Cardinals previously made a splash back in December when St. Louis acquired another outfielder in Marcell Ozuna from the Miami Marlins . He has a career mark of 11-8 with a 3.48 ERA. Greene amassed a 5-10 record, 5.83 ERA, and 1.69 WHIP in 132.2 innings (25 starts) for the Fisher Cats, but at just 22 years of age still has strong potential to develop in the Cardinals organization.

Sport Predicted Blues XI for Premier League match v Brighton
Author: 0 Predicted Blues XI for Premier League match v Brighton

Ross Barkley had a Chelsea run out, albeit an unofficial game, following his switch from Everton in a behind closed doors friendly against QPR. As for Brighton, Chris Hughton has two absentees for the Chelsea game. This significantly weakens Chelsea's attacking options, and means Michy Batshuayi could be in line for back-to-back starts, or could also mean a change of system.

Sport Djokovic comeback has Federer on guard
Author: 0 Djokovic comeback has Federer on guard

Former champion Stan Wawrinka is also through to the second round after beating Ricardas Berankis 6-3, 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7-2). "You always need two to tango and with Rafa a year ago it was epic", he said. He lost both five-setters he played previous year at the majors to Tomas Berdych at Wimbledon and to Juan Martin del Potro at the U.S. Open. Federer looked aggressive in the second set but Struff held his own until Federer broke his serve in the seventh game, eventually taking the second ...

Sport National Football League won't discipline Raiders over 'Rooney Rule'
Author: 0 National Football League won't discipline Raiders over 'Rooney Rule'

Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie interviewed two minority candidates - USC offensive coordinator Tee Martin and the Raiders' current tight ends coach, Bobby Johnson - to adhere to the Rooney Rule. "We have called for meetings with the League to ensure that a process like this never happens again". Rumors were already circulating that the team was planning to bring Gruden back in to take over.

Sport No Arsenal grudge for Walcott after joining Everton
Author: 0 No Arsenal grudge for Walcott after joining Everton

He has since made a further 19 appearances this season, but is now thought to be considered surplus to requirements following the £20m arrival of Theo Walcott from Arsenal , and the recent return from injury of Yannick Bolasie. Cuco Martina, naturally a right-back, has deputised in the position under Allardyce with first-choice Leighton Baines gradually recovering from a calf problem.

Sport Details of Roy Halladay's tragic death revealed
Author: 0 Details of Roy Halladay's tragic death revealed

Witnesses noticed Halladay's plane flying erratically prior to the crash and federal aviation investigators determined Halladay performed steep turns in his two-seat plane just off the coast near New Port Richey, Fla. The tests also came back positive for amphetamines. The FDA said that more than 50 ng/nl of the drug used to treat insomnia, zolpidem (Ambien), can impair "driving to a degree that increases the risk of a motor vehicle accident".

Sport Brady scheduled to speak about hand injury today
Author: 0 Brady scheduled to speak about hand injury today

The Patriots aren't saying anything about Tom Brady's hand injury , but a new report should make New England fans feel a little better about their quarterback. Is it fair to say you are going to be a fist-bump guy for the rest of the weekend? When one reporter asked why he was wearing gloves to the indoors news conference, he simply answered, "I've worn them before".

Sport The players Arsene Wenger signed to replace departing stars
Author: 0 The players Arsene Wenger signed to replace departing stars

Meanwhile, Wilshere has successfully reintegrated into the team after breaking his leg while on loan at Bournemouth past year and recaptured some of the form that once saw him hailed as Arsenal and England's future. "The last couple of games I've seen him play for Arsenal he's reached a very high level", Hodgson said. The move is a blow to the Gunners , with Wenger having already admitted that a deal was close to completion.

Sport Mets give Tim Tebow major-league invite to spring training
Author: 0 Mets give Tim Tebow major-league invite to spring training

The Mets aren't backing down from the Tim Tebow experiment/publicity stunt. Tebow, who is definitely not expected to make the Mets' major league roster on opening day, would be one of them. The two clubs he played for in 2017, the Columbia (S.C.) Fireflies and the St. Lucie (Fla.) Mets, set various attendance records during Tebow's tenure with those teams.

Sport Jordyn Wieber at Nassar sentencing: 'I was not protected'
Author: 0 Jordyn Wieber at Nassar sentencing: 'I was not protected'

Nassar's sentencing hearing after he pleaded guilty to seven counts of criminal sexual conduct began Tuesday. He returned to Michigan State University and allegedly continued to molest young girls until he was finally arrested almost a year later.

Sport GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa
Author: 0 GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa

Trump said he was trying to clinch an immigration deal, but that his Democratic rivals were unhelpful. Sen. David Perdue told "This Week", "I'm telling you he did not use that word, George, and I'm telling you it's a gross misrepresentation".

Sport Jets star Robby Anderson arrested in Florida again
Author: 0 Jets star Robby Anderson arrested in Florida again

Police say he was going 105-miles-per-hour in a 45 zone of Friday morning, but when he was placed in the back of a police cruiser he began making lewd threats to the officer. Coming off a breakout 2017, this is the last thing Anderson needs. Anderson in 2017 finished second on the team in catches (63), first in yards (941) and first in touchdowns (seven).

Sport Carrick expected to become Man Utd coach, reveals Mourinho
Author: 0 Carrick expected to become Man Utd coach, reveals Mourinho

Manchester United travel to Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday as they look to build on their comfortable win over Stoke on Monday night. Jose Mourinho does not have any new injury issues to worry about ahead of this game . Should he be unavailable, Anthony Martial, Jesse Lingard and Juan Mata should line up as the attacking trio behind Romelu Lukaku .

Sport McGregor's UFC title status up in the air as White deflects questions
Author: 0 McGregor's UFC title status up in the air as White deflects questions

However, it's now unknown if the two are fighting for Ferguson's interim lightweight belt or if they will compete to become undisputed lightweight champion. But owing to the birth of his first child and a lack of agreement on financial terms with the UFC - as well as a professional boxing bout against Floyd Mayweather - the 29-year-old Dubliner hasn't appeared in the octagon since.