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Sport Edmund stuns Dimitrov for Australian Open semifinal spot
Author: 0 Edmund stuns Dimitrov for Australian Open semifinal spot

Not since John Lloyd in 1977 has a British man other than Murray played in the semis of an Australian Open . "All the matches are tough, and if you are in the quarter-finals of a grand slam, you can't expect an easy match", Nadal said after suppressing Schwartzman in seven minutes under four hours.

Sport All eyes on Aubameyang as Arsenal hover
Author: 0 All eyes on Aubameyang as Arsenal hover

Arsenal are looking to seal Aubameyang's arrival after finalising the swap deal with Manchester United involving Alexis Sanchez and the forward's former Dortmund team-mate Henrikh Mkhitaryan . But Dortmund are driving a hard bargain. "My word, Arsene Wenger is in for one of Europe's top strikers - just a year after he was properly good", said spokesman.

Sport Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez undergoes Manchester United medical
Author: 0 Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez undergoes Manchester United medical

Mkhitaryan is a hugely talented playmaker who simply lost his way under Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford and I think we've have made the best of a very bad situation by getting him in return for Alexis. Alexis Sanchez seemed destined to work under Pep Guardiola at Manchester City , but even a club with the finances of Manchester City couldn't meet the Chilean's demands.

Sport Manchester City 3-1 Newcastle: 3 Things We Learned
Author: 0 Manchester City 3-1 Newcastle: 3 Things We Learned

He has been City's best player this season. Nicolas Otamendi has given due notice to Manchester City's rivals that the Premier League leaders won't let their unexpected collapse at Liverpool derail their title charge. Guardiola is too experienced to let one defeat get under his skin but he nevertheless knows the importance of the game against Newcastle . The assist made the German, who turned 22 on January 11, the first under-23 player to reach 10 league assists in Europe's top five ...

Sport Galatasaray closing in on Andre Ayew
Author: 0 Galatasaray closing in on Andre Ayew

New Swans boss Carlos Carvalhal is understood to have made bolstering his attacking options one of his main priorities for the remainder of the transfer window, with the Premier League strugglers linked with the likes of Kevin Gameiro and Nicolas Gaitan .

Sport Blizzard to bring snow, wind to Plains, Midwest, New England
Author: 0 Blizzard to bring snow, wind to Plains, Midwest, New England

South of Interstate 80 over the warned area snowfall totals will likely range from 3 to 6 inches , with localized amounts up to 7 inches . Snow and wind gusts from 30 to 50 miles per hour are expected in parts of northwestern Iowa, southern Minnesota, northern Wisconsin and northern MI into Monday .

Sport No surprises as Pliskova, Halep and Keys advance
Author: 0 No surprises as Pliskova, Halep and Keys advance

Kerber, who outclassed Maria Sharapova in the previous round, said of her win: "I was everywhere today, inside and outside of the court, she made me run everywhere". She took nearly three hours to get past fellow Czech Barbora Strycova in a last-16 match that did not finish until just before 2:00 am on Tuesday.

Sport Homeless count doesn't address problem, advocate says
Author: 0 Homeless count doesn't address problem, advocate says

The 24-hour count includes shelters, parks, abandoned buildings, underneath bridges, among other places. It was about 378 back then, last year's count was 291, a 30% decrease. Over the years, this effort has turned into a week-long focus on homelessness across the city, and the country. The next target? Teens and young adults.

Sport Heyman | Giants to sign Austin Jackson
Author: 0 Heyman | Giants to sign Austin Jackson

San Francisco announced the acquisition Monday, just a week after the Giants traded for right fielder Andrew McCutchen . Nevertheless, at an average annual value of $3 million over the next two years, Jackson will provide a very affordable center field option for the Giants.

Sport Unseeded Mertens routs Svitolina to reach Aussie Open semis
Author: 0 Unseeded Mertens routs Svitolina to reach Aussie Open semis

At a first glance, Mertens doesn´t look anything special but she wins matches. She will be the heavy favorite once again in her quarterfinal against Elise Mertens , with the victor set to make their first-ever Grand Slam semifinal. She has never won a Grand Slam singles title but lost the U.S. Open final twice - to Kim Clijsters in 2009 and to Serena Williams in 2014. Rybarikova double-faulted on break point to open the second set and start Wozniacki on her way to a dominant victory in 63 ...

Sport Bridges, No. 6 Michigan State hold off Illinois 87-74
Author: 0 Bridges, No. 6 Michigan State hold off Illinois 87-74

A point of progress was Kipper Nichols' career-high 27 points. The Spartans watched a 17-point lead with 3:12 to play crumble to eight with a 9-0 IL run in a 2-minute burst, thanks to three of MSU's season-worst 25 turnovers. IL hit two free throws and Miles Bridges badly missed a shot with about 6 seconds to play. "Everyone's against us. That just shows a sign of maturity for us".

Sport Tom Brady's stitches nothing in comparison with shedding $750000
Author: 0 Tom Brady's stitches nothing in comparison with shedding $750000

Amendola only had two catches before the final quarter and spent most of the day calling fair catches on punts, but in the fourth quarter he stepped up for the Patriots , who are now going to their third Super Bowl in four years. "You know everyone was against us", Foles said. "But we just couldn't get it done". "It won't be a problem in a couple weeks". The Philadelphia Eagles ground game is averaging 132.2 yards per contest , and LeGarrette Blount leads the way with 766 yards and ...

Sport DeMarcus Cousins has historic night in 2OT win over Bulls
Author: 0 DeMarcus Cousins has historic night in 2OT win over Bulls

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. Robin Lopez and Jerian Grant each led the Bulls (18-29) with 22 points, while Lauri Markkanen added 14 points and 17 rebounds. Holiday knocked down the first two to tie the game, but short-armed the third free throw to send the game to overtime.

Author: 0 Klopp sorry for confronting Swansea fan as Liverpool suffer upset

The Reds boss said he felt like last week's big victory over the leaders happened half a year ago after seeing his team beaten by Swansea City . Carlos Carvalhal's side put in a real shift to keep the Reds at bay, and Alfie Mawson's 40th-minute strike was the difference on the night.

Sport Patriots & Eagles to meet in Super Bowl LII
Author: 0 Patriots & Eagles to meet in Super Bowl LII

The Jaguars' Bouye was particularly incensed by what he said was a missed head-butt by New England's Danny Amendola on Tashaun Gipson . "But we're not talking about open-heart surgery". It is close , but it appeared that Jack was never touched once he recovered the ball. Nick Foles threw for three touchdowns and the Philadelphia Eagles made big play after big play Sunday night, winning the NFC title in a stunning 38-7 rout of the Minnesota Vikings .

Sport President Michael D Higgins among mourners at Dolores O'Riordan removal
Author: 0 President Michael D Higgins among mourners at Dolores O'Riordan removal

She grew up in Ballybricken , which is actually in the Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly, but Limerick city, all of Limerick, held her very dear in its heart. In the 1990s her band, The Cranberries , had hits such as Linger and Zombie . Musician Emma Langford was among those to attend, taking to Twitter to praise the "beautiful scene here at Arthur's Quay Park, hundreds of people brought together for a singsong in memory of Dolores O'Riordan".

Sport What Alexis Sanchez said in a message to Arsenal fans
Author: 0 What Alexis Sanchez said in a message to Arsenal fans

Arsenal's Chilean maestro has been on the verge of leaving north London for some time now, with Manchester City having a £60m rejected for him back in the summer. After that, I accept that because we accepted that we would let him go. United and Sanchez can be good business partners, with his social media pulling power and positive brand image factors that would have been considered before the green light what given on this deal.

Sport The Newest: Pliskova to face Halep in Australian Open QF
Author: 0 The Newest: Pliskova to face Halep in Australian Open QF

An ailing Novak Djokovic crashed out of the Australian Open in the fourth round as up and comer Hyeon Chung clinically took advantage of the six-time champion's elbow injury to win 7-6 (7-4) 7-5 7-6 (7-3). Chung was a different proposition. "I don't know, I have to re-assess everything with my team, medical team, coaches and everybody". Honestly, I played two sets out of breath, for nothing, just to please the official.

Sport Resilient Man City delight Guardiola as Aguero restores order
Author: 0 Resilient Man City delight Guardiola as Aguero restores order

Rivals Manchester United briefly reduced the deficit to nine points with their hard-fought 1-0 win at Burnley but City's defeat of Newcastle extended the gap between the sides once more . But Guardiola, whose side are also still challenging in three other competitions, does not want to reflect on that yet and wants his players to focus only the games ahead.

Author: 0 Eagles Biggest Super Bowl Underdog in Nearly a Decade

The white jersey is viewed as lucky in the Super Bowl . The New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles will play for the Lombardi Trophy on Sunday February 4, 2018. Hall of Fame quarterbacks have won 27 of the 51 Super Bowls . Back in January 1992, the Redskins blew out the Bills 37-24 in Super Bowl XXVI. His success has been made possible with the help of a sturdy offensive line and an impressive gameplan from Doug Pederson and the Eagles coaching staff, but Foles ...

Sport Mourinho reacts to win, thinks Alexis is coming to Man Utd
Author: 0 Mourinho reacts to win, thinks Alexis is coming to Man Utd

My involvement in the situation is just to say the reasons why I would like to have the player and no more than that". Martial followed up strikes against Everton on New Year's Day and Stoke City last Monday with the victor in Burnley as Jose Mourinho's side were made to battle for all three points.

Sport Watch Team Ertz Celebrate Zach's Trip To The Super Bowl
Author: 0 Watch Team Ertz Celebrate Zach's Trip To The Super Bowl

Earning a trip to the Super Bowl last time meant the Eagles needed to vanquish the Vikings , then the Falcons to find their way to the Patriots . "It's just been an unbelievable run, and I think everyone should be really proud of what we accomplished", the 40-year-old Brady said.

Sport Sergio Aguero performs down heroics after Manchester Metropolis…
Author: 0 Sergio Aguero performs down heroics after Manchester Metropolis…

Newcastle offered very little from an attacking perspective for much of the match and only really threatened in the second period, when Jacob Murphy scored and Ederson almost gifted them an equaliser. "We have 14 (games) and to win 10 or 11 games, it will be tough". "Never I didn't see it this season and that is why I am pleased to be their manager".

Sport Aguero hattrick gets City back to winning ways
Author: 0 Aguero hattrick gets City back to winning ways

Raheem Sterling seemed to open the scoring in the 18th minute, but his tap-in on a rapid counterattack that included a passing sequence involving Kevin De Bruyne , Leroy Sane and David Silva , was ruled correctly offside. At St James' Park, Guardiola claimed it is particularly hard "when the other team doesn't want to play", and while every manager reserves the right to set up and play how they want, the script was the same.

Sport Australian Open: Novak Djokovic Upset by Hyeon Chung
Author: 0 Australian Open: Novak Djokovic Upset by Hyeon Chung

The 97th-ranked American stunned fifth-seed Dominic Thiem 6-2 4-6 7-6 (7-4) 6-7 (7-9) 6-3 after the Austrian saved a match point in the fourth set tiebreak with a courageous backhand down the line. Chung will now play Tennys Sandgren for a spot in the semi-finals. The match lasted a little over two hours and saw the Indo-French duo convert one out of two break points, while their opponents converted three out of 12 break points.

Sport Stokes to miss start of NZ tour
Author: 0 Stokes to miss start of NZ tour

Stokes, who has not featured for his country since his arrest, could feature in the T20 against New Zealand at Seddon Park on February 18, which is followed by a five-match one-day global series and two Tests. That is obviously a benefit of playing in the IPL but that is not why I went into the auction", said Root. The 26-year-old, who missed the Ashes after being suspended from playing for England following an incident outside a Bristol nightclub in the city in September, confirmed on ...

Sport Olympics has Koreas playing for same side
Author: 0 Olympics has Koreas playing for same side

Flags of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Republic of Korea (ROK), the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), and the PyeongChang 2018 Organising Committee (POCOG) are seeing at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne , Switzerland, January 20, 2018.

Sport Jimmy Armfield dead: Blackpool and England legend dies aged 82
Author: 0 Jimmy Armfield dead: Blackpool and England legend dies aged 82

Armfield played all four games as England lost to eventual champions Brazil in the quarter-finals (PA) Jimmy Armfield swaps pennants with Alfredo Di Stefano before he captained England to victory against the Rest of World in 1963 (PA) Jimmy Armfield, wearing red, celebrates behind Alf Ramsey during the 1966 World Cup final.

Sport Inter snaps up Rafinha on loan from Barcelona
Author: 0 Inter snaps up Rafinha on loan from Barcelona

That was the first action he had seen this season, with knee surgery having kept him sidelined since picking up an untimely knock in April 2017. But the 24-year-old's versatility is an attractive option, having been fielded in nearly every position apart from between the sticks.

Sport Danica Patrick Locks in 2018 Daytona 500 Bid With Premium Motorsports
Author: 0 Danica Patrick Locks in 2018 Daytona 500 Bid With Premium Motorsports

Patrick secured sponsorship from GoDaddy last week and Monday Premium Motorsports announced she will race the No. 7 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series Chevrolet for the team at Daytona. She made her stock auto debut in the #7 GoDaddy Chevrolet in 2010 with Eury Jr., which is how she'll go out. "It all makes my last NASCAR race just that much sweeter".

Sport Swansea City boss Carlos Carvalhal likens Liverpool to Formula 1 vehicle
Author: 0 Swansea City boss Carlos Carvalhal likens Liverpool to Formula 1 vehicle

What you have seen since the new manager has come in is a big improvement again: "much better results and they won their FA Cup replay during the week". Alfie Mawson's first-half strike after the Reds failed to clear a corner properly was enough to give the Swans victory at the Liberty Stadium. Despite laying siege to the Swansea goal, Klopp's side were unable to find the net and Roberto Firmino struck the post with a header in the dying seconds.

Sport Patriots Will Pay Jimmy Garoppolo At Least $135K For Their Postseason Run
Author: 0 Patriots Will Pay Jimmy Garoppolo At Least $135K For Their Postseason Run

According to a Huffington Post story from 2015 , players who spend at least eight games with a team and don't get traded to another team within the same conference still receive the playoff bonus. New England seemingly did not want to part ways with Garoppolo, but the franchise was not ready to move on from Brady, so the Patriots dealt him for a second-round pick.