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Sport Kyrie Irving said he'd have surgery if Cavs didn't trade him
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving said he'd have surgery if Cavs didn't trade him

After playing for the Cavaliers for six seasons, Irving was exhausted of living in LeBron James' shadow and the Cavaliers' culture that circulated around the King. Six months later, and with the Celtics flying at the top of the Eastern Conference and the Cavaliers mired in mediocrity, James is apparently still annoyed that Cleveland allowed Irving to control the situation.

Sport Jose Mourinho puts any hopes of a Ronaldo reunion to bed
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho puts any hopes of a Ronaldo reunion to bed

The European champions have been informed that a transfer fee of around €100m will be needed to tempt Manchester United into selling the goalkeeper at the end of the season. Speaking about his plans for the future in Madrid, he added: "Now, my plan to retire at 41 will probably be a bit more hard to achieve, and now we live in the moment".

Sport Royals working to bring back Alcides Escobar for 2018
Author: 0 Royals working to bring back Alcides Escobar for 2018

Escobar became a free agent in the offseason. Mondesi will compete for a job in spring training, but may open the year at Triple-A Omaha following Friday's signing of Alcides Escobar, 610 Sports Radio reports. Known more for his glove than his bat, Escobar has won one Gold Glove, in 2015. Cain's contract comes soon after the Brewers acquired Christian Yelich from the Miami Marlins in a trade for four prospects.

Sport Howie Roseman's master plan has Eagles in Super Bowl
Author: 0 Howie Roseman's master plan has Eagles in Super Bowl

They know what they're going to do. The Patriots are 3-0 when they wear white - as they did previous year in their comeback victory over the Atlanta Falcons , 34-28 in overtime. It's not just the Super Bowl game prediction that Alexa's calculating - the virtual assistant looks to be a genuine fan. "The odds are in the Patriots" favor, having won 5 times and looking for number 6 (so Tom Brady can have an extra finger attached to carry the jewelry).

Sport Sevilla and Inter Milan on alert for Liverpool's Sturridge
Author: 0 Sevilla and Inter Milan on alert for Liverpool's Sturridge

The claim comes from Italian website Gianluca Di Marzio , who suggested Liverpool and Spurs had been sniffing around the Argentine playmaker. However it seems Pastore has his heart set on a move to Milan , with the playmaker a reported admirer of Serie A; a league which he starred in for Palermo previously.

Sport USA Gymnastics directors told to resign by January 31
Author: 0 USA Gymnastics directors told to resign by January 31

While testifying against Larry Nassar face-to-face, six-time Olympic Gold medalist Aly Raisman said she felt sick. "This is bigger than Larry Nassar ", she said . The memory, she says, haunted her. "If all of them knew what was going on all this time somebody should be held accountable", Bonnie Canal said. There was more fallout Friday from the sex abuse scandal involving Larry Nassar .

Sport Nadal out for three weeks
Author: 0 Nadal out for three weeks

I can say, 'You are good, you are great, you're the king!' If you believe that yourself, that's another story. Britain's Kyle Edmund said he "had caught the bug" for competing in big Grand Slam matches after his Australian Open run ended in the semi-finals.

Sport Chelsea fans want Antonio Conte sacked after Carabao Cup defeat to Arsenal
Author: 0 Chelsea fans want Antonio Conte sacked after Carabao Cup defeat to Arsenal

The Germany global produced an impressive performance in Arsenal's 2-1 win against Chelsea in the League Cup semi-final on Wednesday evening. "They were a bit unfortunate and I think when Willian went off, it affected the flow of the game and it brought Arsenal back into it because their movement was really good".

Sport FA Cup: Leicester unleash Diabate on Peterboro
Author: 0 FA Cup: Leicester unleash Diabate on Peterboro

Prior to that the Nigerian global who appears to have adopted "operation convert every chance that comes your way" as a slogan, narrowly missed scoring the third goal, but his two goals brings his total to nine in nine FA Cup appearances.

Sport Jose Mourinho hails Alexis Sanchez after debut: 'He brings maturity and class'
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho hails Alexis Sanchez after debut: 'He brings maturity and class'

The first answer to one of the week's most-asked questions was "on the left". And sometimes, that means current players lose out, but that's just how it goes. "It was a professional performance", he said. Michael Carrick captained United on his first showing since September, stabilising the midfield for Jose Mourinho's travelling side.

Sport South Africa need 241 to win 3rd Test
Author: 0 South Africa need 241 to win 3rd Test

They felt disadvantaged after they had batted on the "same" pitch , and felt that it didn't seem risky to them. "New ball is challenging but you can not call it risky, When Amla got 60, no one talked about the pitch". Every run important and South Africa will happy to take them however they come. "Don't be in a hurry". India team manager Sunil Subramaniam feels conditions were no worse on Friday than on days one and two.

Sport Big 3 light up Timberwolves with 3-point barrage
Author: 0 Big 3 light up Timberwolves with 3-point barrage

Curry danced through the defense and unleashed threes to set the tone, while Durant took on a facilitator and ball-handling role whenever Minnesota shifted its attention toward the guard. It wasn't enough against Golden State, but it may be Saturday when the Timberwolves return home to face the Brooklyn Nets . Thunder 121, Wizards 112 - Russell Westbrook scored a season-high 46 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Washington Wizards 121-112 on Thursday night for their sixth ...

Sport Mario to have West Ham medical on Friday forward of mortgage
Author: 0 Mario to have West Ham medical on Friday forward of mortgage

Neither of those two players, plus Winston Reid and Diafra Sakho will be available for Saturday, so is this another chance for some of the youngsters? "Wigan and Blackburn stand out in this league because of the quality they still possess", he said.

Sport Vince McMahon's XFL to kick off in 2020, will you watch?
Author: 0 Vince McMahon's XFL to kick off in 2020, will you watch?

Interest in the league was reignited when ESPN aired the "This Was the XFL " documentary that chronicled the spectacular football failure. Professional football will be reimagined when the new XFL kicks off in early 2020. McMahon wanted his players to stand for the national anthem, though stopped short of saying it was mandatory. "I can say, 'Here are the rules, and as long as you are playing football in the stadium for us, you follow these rules, '" he explained.

Author: 0 Daniel Cormier Pumped for Stipe Miocic Fight ... I'm Gettin' 7-Figures!

In the era of the superfight, the UFC officially has one scheduled for this summer. In the run-up to the fight, the pair will act as coaches on the 27th series of the UFC's " The Ultimate Fighter " reality TV show, the UFC said. Francis Ngannou misses with an uppercut against Stipe Miocic during a heavyweight championship mixed martial arts bout at UFC 220, early Sunday, Jan.

Sport Man Utd prepare De Gea-Ronaldo swap deal?
Author: 0 Man Utd prepare De Gea-Ronaldo swap deal?

The report on Don Balon states that Ramos is kept informed of the club's transfer activity and that talks are already underway to finally land the 27-year-old, who is likely to cost around £87million. "But it's a club where I worked for three years and I care about the club". Kane, who has won England's Golden Boot award for two consecutive years, has understandably attracted attention from a number of Europe's elite clubs, but Real are said to doubt whether they will be able to convince ...

Sport Palmer leads at Torrey Pines, Tiger makes cut
Author: 0 Palmer leads at Torrey Pines, Tiger makes cut

His three birdie putts were from a combined 30 inches. It is the first occasion Woods has made the cut in a regular Tour event after finishing 10th at the 2015 Wyndham Championship in North Carolina. Using a sublime short game to wring a 71 from a day in which the fairways yawned at his presence - he hit three of 14 - Woods took up a place among a 13-strong horde clinging, at 1-under 143, to La Jolla weekend plans.

Author: 0 Eagles tackle Lane Johnson not backing off preseason Super Bowl beer promise

Aside from Gronkowski , defensive lineman Deatrich Wise will join the All-Pro tight end on the sidelines with a concussion if the game is played this Sunday. Gronkowski has been listed each of the last three days on New England's injury report . We've got the same goal in mind. For the better part of two decades, Brady and Belichick have dominated this league easily, resulting in five Super Bowl rings as they get set to fight for a sixth at Super Bowl 52 in Minnesota .

Sport Jurgen Klopp confirms Adam Lallana has suffered another injury setback
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp confirms Adam Lallana has suffered another injury setback

Daniel Sturridge is reportedly in contention to start for Liverpool against West Brom , but will Klopp rotate his entire starting XI? The England striker is also attracting interest from Sevilla. He added: "It's a chance, it's an opportunity, it's a big, big thing". "Once these players feel there's a big chance of going to one of the big ones overseas, maybe Paris Saint-Germain, or Real Madrid or Barcelona , it becomes very hard".

Sport ESPN report accuses MSU Athletic Dept. of covering up sex assaults
Author: 0 ESPN report accuses MSU Athletic Dept. of covering up sex assaults

He stated that the ESPN report's accusations that he mishandled anything were false and that the resignation rumors were "absolutely false". "During this extremely hard and challenging time for our community, I would like to first extend our deepest sympathies and my deepest sympathies to the courageous survivors of Larry Nassar's abuse", Dantonio said.

Sport Michigan State University Athletic Director Resigns Amid Nassar Scandal
Author: 0 Michigan State University Athletic Director Resigns Amid Nassar Scandal

The Board of Trustees decided Friday that Bill Beekman, the board's secretary and a university vice president, will temporarily take Simon's place while a search is conducted for an interim president. MSU campus police and Title IX investigations began. "We stand in support of athletes and we've expressed our deep concerns with Michigan State University", the letter said.

Sport New York Giants brass convinced Pat Shurmur right man for job
Author: 0 New York Giants brass convinced Pat Shurmur right man for job

In other words, Shurmur plans to exercise a "zero tolerance" policy. On Friday, Shurmur indicated that he understands how sensitive Giants fans are when it comes to Manning. "I need to get to know what makes him tick ..." That could prove tricky. Winning over the locker room is another story, and Shurmur's players say he will adapt his offense to their talent.

Sport Antonio Conte remains tight-lipped on Edin Dzeko speculation
Author: 0 Antonio Conte remains tight-lipped on Edin Dzeko speculation

Chelsea made an approach for the Frenchman, with Antonio Conte desperate to bring in a forward before the January transfer window slams shut. Giroud has been heavily linked with a switch to Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund , mainly as part of a deal that would see Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang join the Gunners, but there are a number of clubs reportedly interested in the French global.

Sport Celtics guard Marcus Smart to miss 2 weeks with hand injury
Author: 0 Celtics guard Marcus Smart to miss 2 weeks with hand injury

What we didn't know was why. Marcus Smart's mysterious hand injury will reportedly cost him the rest of the Celtics road trip. He flew back to Boston where he was evaluated by a pair of doctors. He missed a potential winning shot against the Lakers on Tuesday night, then did not play against the Clippers on Wednesday. "It's unfortunate to see that", Horford said via Boston Sports Journal's Brian Robb .

Sport NFL Draft 2018: Jets meet with Baker Mayfield at Senior Bowl
Author: 0 NFL Draft 2018: Jets meet with Baker Mayfield at Senior Bowl

And they put him through the wringer, teaching him some of their offensive concepts and asking him to recall them an hour later. "That's the only upside for me [being here]", Mayfield said of the meetings. The Bills have two first round picks and could be in-line to make a move if they think one of them could be the future of their franchise. Miami's quarterback situation is uncertain and dependent upon Ryan Tannehill's health.

Sport Australia Open: Caroline Wozniacki wins first grand slam title
Author: 0 Australia Open: Caroline Wozniacki wins first grand slam title

Wozniacki almost exited the tournament in the second round, saving two match points against Jana Fett. In her semifinal against Angelique Kerber , the 26-year-old tennis star also wore a black visor featuring the Australian Open logo - part of the competition's official merchandise.

Sport Penn State vs Ohio State
Author: 0 Penn State vs Ohio State

Another offseason has brought another round of changes for Penn State's coaching staff. Penn State shot lights out from the field, going 58.6% from the field and 79% (11-14) from three-point range, to hand the Buckeyes their first loss.

Sport Target to Provide Same-Day Delivery in Florida
Author: 0 Target to Provide Same-Day Delivery in Florida

Same-day delivery on an assortment of groceries, housewares, electronics and other Target products is launching February 1 to a few select markets across the country, the retailer announced Thursday. Shipt will take the order, visit the stores to buy the products and then deliver them to the user on the same day, typically within a few hours. "We're expanding our presence from around 70 markets to more than 160 markets by the end of the year".

Sport Pochettino has no time for Wenger taunts
Author: 0 Pochettino has no time for Wenger taunts

Mauricio Pochettino is refusing to shut down rumours of a move to - but says he would rather work on a farm than manage Arsenal or Barcelona . "It is not a position like Ferguson or Wenger - they have full control of everything and they decide if they stay two more years or another year or retire".

Sport Kevin De Bruyne commits to Man City through 2022-23
Author: 0 Kevin De Bruyne commits to Man City through 2022-23

De Bruyne said: " I am really happy to have signed this new deal ". Previous year he scored seven goals and had 23 assists. I'm really excited about what we can achieve'. The Belgian global has been a key player for a City side that now hold a 12-point lead at the top of the Premier League. De Bruyne has followed City colleagues David Silva , Nicolas Otamendi and Fernandinho in recently renewing their deals with the club.

Sport Vince McMahon reportedly launching another pro football league
Author: 0 Vince McMahon reportedly launching another pro football league

McMahon has also promised that the XFL will differ from the NCAA and National Football League, but will still have noticeable differences while keeping it family friendly. McMahon believes football fans want to have football year-around. Games streaming on WWE Network seems like an obvious fit to me. "It's the wrong thing to do just for marketing".

Sport Mourinho Comments On 'Ronaldo To Man Utd' Rumours
Author: 0 Mourinho Comments On 'Ronaldo To Man Utd' Rumours

Real Madrid have given no indication their star man is available but there has been increasing speculation they could listen to offers for the player as soon as this summer as part of a manoeuvre to bring in Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain.