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Sport Manchester City v Bristol City
Author: 0 Manchester City v Bristol City

Ilkay Gundogan says Manchester City are targeting winning four trophies this season, although Pep Guardiola has regularly cast doubt on his side's quadruple chances. However, the Manchester City boss has suggested he will name a strong side, telling fans that trophies of any kind will satisfy his craving. "The boys are in credit in this competition".

Sport Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim hints at sale of Liverpool target Thomas Lemar
Author: 0 Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim hints at sale of Liverpool target Thomas Lemar

Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim has said they do not want to make winter sales, but admitted he has to be ready "for anything and everything" with Liverpool and Arsenal still reported to be interested in Thomas Lemar . The Monaco midfielder is also said to have made up his mind to join the Anfield side either in January or at the end of the season. After losing a number of their stars during the summer, Monaco are determined to keep hold of Lemar with their vice-president Vadim ...

Sport Penn: Jon Gruden to Raiders like Steve Kerr to Warriors
Author: 0 Penn: Jon Gruden to Raiders like Steve Kerr to Warriors

What would Bill Belichick make on the open market? - Oakland averaged 24.3 points per regular season game with Gruden as head coach (scored a franchise-record 479 points in the 2000 regular season). - Gruden won 57 games as coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers , the most in team history. He'd win a Super Bowl in Tampa Bay in 2003 and would eventually be fired following the 2008 season.

Sport Arsene Wenger plans Alexis Sanchez exit in January
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger plans Alexis Sanchez exit in January

The Premier League leaders though, will have to compromise and shell out £35 million to land the Arsenal attacker. At this point it is more a matter of when, not if, Alexis Sanchez will leave Premier League giants Arsenal . Manager Pep Guardiola has already iterated that the Premier League leaders could enter the market this month, although signing anyone will be hard.

Sport Florida Gov. Scott declares unbeaten UCF national champs
Author: 0 Florida Gov. Scott declares unbeaten UCF national champs

A free block party Monday night in downtown Orlando, hosted by UCF, is meant to reach a broader audience - and, perhaps not coincidentally, is scheduled for the same night as the College Football Playoff national championship game between Alabama and Georgia.

Sport Andy Murray undergoes hip surgery, plans return to action
Author: 0 Andy Murray undergoes hip surgery, plans return to action

Murray had to pull out of this month's Australian Open due to hip pain having travelled from the United Kingdom in the hope he would be fit enough to play. "I'm very optimistic because, having spoken to the surgeon, he was very happy about how it went". "I've been quoted [many] times for how long it's taken for players to get back from the surgery I've had, and up to 14 weeks is what I've been given.

Sport Richie Incognito Accused of Using Racial Slurs in Game
Author: 0 Richie Incognito Accused of Using Racial Slurs in Game

Incognito was suspended for eight games that season for what report described as "a pattern of harassment" against Martin, which included racial slurs. "Not really sure, but I'm pretty sure his teammates heard". Ngakoue said he didn't recall the N-word being used and was unsure if any of teammates heard the comments, but he was "sure" some Bills players did.

Sport Panthers Facing Questions About Cam Newton's Quick Return
Author: 0 Panthers Facing Questions About Cam Newton's Quick Return

Head coach Ron Rivera and interim general manager Marty Hurney both said Monday they believe the Panthers acted properly after Newton took a big hit to the head in the fourth quarter of the 31-26 loss to New Orleans . No violations were found in an investigation of the Houston Texans' decision to clear quarterback Tom Savage despite visible concussion-like symptoms on the field.

Sport Clash of the titans set for Classic final
Author: 0 Clash of the titans set for Classic final

Goerges cruised through the Classic rounds, overcoming rain delays to down Olympic gold-medallist Monica Puig, Viktoria Kuzmova and Polona Hercog . The 29-year-old sent down 41 winners in a 6-4 7-6 (7-4) victory. She returned to centre court at the Auckland Tennis Centre about 5.50pm and then comfortably accounted for American qualifier Sachia Vickery , who had earlier upset third seed Agnieskza Radwanksa, in the 6-4 6-4 win.

Sport Packers to hire Brian Gutekunst as GM
Author: 0 Packers to hire Brian Gutekunst as GM

Gutekunst has been Green Bay's player personnel director for almost two years, though he has been with the Packers' player personnel department for almost two decades. ESPN reported that the Packers also interviewed ex-Buffalo Bills GM Doug Whaley. Gutekunst, 44, will enter his 20th season with the Packers in 2018.

Sport Hip problem forces 5-time finalist Murray out of Aussie Open
Author: 0 Hip problem forces 5-time finalist Murray out of Aussie Open

The hip is obviously not yet healed enough, and Murray will need to take more time off to let it heal before he can compete again. In a heartfelt social media post earlier in the week after withdrawing from the Brisbane International, the 30-year-old Murray contemplated surgery as an option after failing to overcome the pain with rest and rehabilitation.

Author: 0 Chelsea eyeing shock January move for frustrated West Ham United superstar

However, the Blues are likely to allow the Belgium global leave the club on loan in the mid-season transfer window. The annual cycle of Andy Carroll tends to involve being out injured for 11 months of the year, before returning to score a smattering of goals right before an important transfer window, perhaps with the sole objective of earning himself some suitors.

Sport Florida State To Hire Michigan State DC Harlon Barnett
Author: 0 Florida State To Hire Michigan State DC Harlon Barnett

Campbell's previous experience was as a defensive backs coach with Western Michigan from 2010-12 and he then held that same position at Kent State from 2013-15. As Feldman says, Barnett has engineered a very strong Spartans defense, that hasn't missed much of a beat since Narduzzi's departure a few years ago.

Author: 0 National Football League playoffs: Falcons vs. Rams

Experience could be the Atlanta Falcons' big edge as the only team in the NFC playoffs for the second straight year. In a game that was equal parts disappointing and maddening, the Los Angeles Rams lost to the Atlanta Falcons 26-13 in a playoff game fans will want to forget and players will certainly regret.

Sport Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham can't force Harry Kane to stay
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham can't force Harry Kane to stay

Michael Owen is backing Tottenham Hotspur to beat AFC Wimbledon in the FA Cup third round at Wembley on Sunday afternoon. Like the rest of the Premier League's front-runners, Spurs look unable to chase down Manchester City, so going better than last term's run to the FA Cup semi-finals could be crucial in keeping hold of Kane.

Author: 0 LaVar Ball Torched Luke Walton For Having 'No Control' Over The Lakers

Those comments put Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball in the hard position of both defending his father and his head coach. "You can see they're not playing for Luke no more", Ball told ESPN's Jeff Goodman . "As long as Zo's fine with it and Zo can come out and play ... then it doesn't bother me at all". It doesn't bother me. "I'm fine with it, it doesn't bother me", Walton said of LaVar Ball's repeated criticism of him.

Sport FA Cup: Moses Rested, Luiz Returns As Norwich Force Chelsea Replay
Author: 0 FA Cup: Moses Rested, Luiz Returns As Norwich Force Chelsea Replay

The likes of Willy Caballero, Antonio Rudiger, Kenedy, Davide Zappacosta, Danny Drinkwater, Willian, Pedro and Michy Batshuayi are all pushing for recalls. Norwich made one change as Zimmermann replaced Oliveira. Wastefulness in the final third was not something restricted to the hosts, with Chelsea lacking quality on their deliveries into the Norwich penalty area.

Sport Panthers hand Rivera extension through 2020
Author: 0 Panthers hand Rivera extension through 2020

Things are in place and we can continue this success . Rivera's old deal was set to expire after the 2018 season, but he would have been coveted this offseason in a market with six head coach openings. It's unclear if the new owners will keep the team in Charlotte. Carolina is ranked seventh in defense this season. "This is a tremendous place with tremendous support from ownership and the people that work in the organization", Rivera said.

Sport Bison make it six titles, edging James Madison to regain FCS championship
Author: 0 Bison make it six titles, edging James Madison to regain FCS championship

Now North Dakota State is back in the finals, and looking to prove previous year was a fluke. After a dominant defensive showing to halt NDSU's offense in its tracks, Amos drove for another impressive kick return - this time for 33 yards - before the Dukes' offense reminded the sold-out crowd of _ why they're ranked No.

Sport Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic earn Switzerland Hopman Cup win
Author: 0 Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic earn Switzerland Hopman Cup win

In the first semifinal in Shenzhen on Friday, Halep had 15 winners and four service breaks as she maintained her flawless record against her doubles partner, improving to 6-0 against Begu. With the Australian Open just over a week away, Bouchard said she didn't think the injury was serious. As brilliant as the Swiss star was, Sock was left ruing some missed chances, particularly when he held break points in the ninth and 11th games of the first set.

Sport Steyn may not bowl again in Test series against India
Author: 0 Steyn may not bowl again in Test series against India

However, De Villiers and Du Plessis came to the rescue with a 114-run partnership, during which De Villiers surpassed his fifty. Du Plessis, who was on 49 when De Villiers was sent packing, went on to score 62 off 104 deliveries, which included 12 boundaries, before he was caught behind off the bowling of Hardik Pandya.

Sport Omanis Slightly Injured at Gulf Cup Final
Author: 0 Omanis Slightly Injured at Gulf Cup Final

At least 27 people are injured after the incident at the Gulf Cup final. Oman defeated United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the most dramatic fashion by virtue of a penalty shootout after their opponents missed a last minute penalty to lift the title at the end of normal time.

Author: 0 Coutinho to join Barcelona from Liverpool in deal worth $192 million

Barcelona said the buy-out fee in his contract will be 400 million euros but have not yet confirmed when they expect Coutinho to be official unveiled or make his debut. The full five percent would not be allocated between Inter and Vasco, with Liverpool having Coutinho on their books since he was 20 years of age. Instead of defending its Champions League title with a new star, Inter was frustrated, with the Brazilian scoring only once the whole season.

Author: 0 Queen's granddaughter expecting second child

The couple's spokesperson confirmed on Friday that Zara is pregnant with their second child. Zara's pregnancy comes just over a year after she tragically suffered a miscarriage , and Mike admitted at the time that their daughter Mia had been their "saving grace" throughout such a hard time.

Sport Lukaku and Fellaini updates for Derby, Mourinho without four stars
Author: 0 Lukaku and Fellaini updates for Derby, Mourinho without four stars

It was a huge relief for a United side that appeared destined for a frustrating third-round replay having wasted a glut of chances, and Lukaku made sure of the win in the closing stages. The Red Devils had more options up front, but their best chances were still falling to Rashford, who squandered a pair of opportunities after being put through by Pogba and Lingard, respectively.

Sport Conor McGregor & Dana White Slam 'Weasel' Stephen Espinoza
Author: 0 Conor McGregor & Dana White Slam 'Weasel' Stephen Espinoza

McGregor ultimately lost the fight inside the distance to Mayweather. I think I could do a better job than these guys do. "I don't give a (expletive) about Showtime's (expletive) full of (expletive) press release they put out". "Strange that telling the truth, in a press release vetted by all parties in advance, is something to be "despised" for". "Shut your weasel mouth", McGregor interjected on Twitter.

Author: 0 Trump Proposes To Open Nearly All US Waters To Offshore Drilling

When the Obama Administration announced plans to open up the Atlantic to drilling in 2016, the City of Beaufort was the first municipality in SC to pass a resolution in opposition. For decades, oil and gas drilling have been well established in these waters. State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) is introducing SB 834 , which would ban new pipelines, piers, wharves, or other infrastructure that would go through state waters.

Sport Serena Williams withdraws from Australian Open
Author: 0 Serena Williams withdraws from Australian Open

But, after losing to French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko in an exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi last week, the pro has chose to take some downtime before heading to the Melbourne competition later this month. "I appreciate the support and understanding of my fans and everyone at the Australian Open ", she added. Williams, whose Grand Slam tally is just one shy of the all-time record held by Australian Margaret Court, said she was disappointed to withdraw, but looked forward to ...

Sport ESPN's Katie Nolan Will Not Be Suspended After Trump Comment
Author: 0 ESPN's Katie Nolan Will Not Be Suspended After Trump Comment

Nolan began working at ESPN in mid-October after a four-year stint at Fox Sports. As a result, ESPN spoke with Nolan about her remarks. "Commentaries on relevant sports-related issues are appropriate, but we should refrain from overt partisanship or endorsement of particular candidates, politicians or political parties", the policy said .

Sport Oakland Raiders to name Jon Gruden head coach on Tuesday
Author: 0 Oakland Raiders to name Jon Gruden head coach on Tuesday

He has not coached since his seventh and final season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2008. He was sacked by the Buccaneers following the 2008 season and has served as a color coordinator for ESPN's " Monday Night Football " ever since. Gruden has already started putting together a staff with Cincinnati defensive co-ordinator Paul Guenther among those expected to join. Gruden holds an all-time mark of 95-81 over 11 seasons with the Raiders and the Bucs and is 5-4 in the playoffs.

Sport Mo Salah wins the 2017 African best player award
Author: 0 Mo Salah wins the 2017 African best player award

Senegal's Sadio Mane was the first runner while Gabon worldwide Aubameyang finished third. In a clutch World Cup qualifying game against DR Congo, he scored two, including a extra-time penalty, to secure Egypt's place at the finals for the first time since 1990.

Sport The two players West Ham United should loan out this month
Author: 0 The two players West Ham United should loan out this month

With West Ham boss Moyes expected to strengthen his options in the middle of the park this month, the midfielder would be better off spending the remainder of the current campaign on loan plying his trade in a lower league so as to be better equipped for more first-team football next season.

Sport Joe Thornton loses part of his beard in a fight
Author: 0 Joe Thornton loses part of his beard in a fight

But what happened during the fight was truly unusual. After the two players fell to the ice and were broken up by the linesmen, Kadri could be seen dropping a huge chunk of Thornton's beard on the ice. Thornton didn't comment after the game. Sharks backup goalie Aaron Dell used his glove to transport the hair back to the team's bench, a sight that didn't seem to faze any of his teammates.