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Sports Chelsea star dismisses baseless claims of Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino
Author: 0 Chelsea star dismisses baseless claims of Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino

Sure, over the past week they've given his record breaking a double page spread, had a journalist say he could suit Madrid, and given Kane a front page after fans picked him out as the favourite target... The frontman still believes there is still more room for him to improve his game as he claims that he is still far away from being a finished product.

Sports Jurgen Klopp on Nike's Philippe Coutinho Advert: 'I Couldn't Be Less Interested'
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp on Nike's Philippe Coutinho Advert: 'I Couldn't Be Less Interested'

The sportswear giant, who manufacture Barcelona's kit, advertised a Barca shirt on their website with the Brazilian midfielder's name on it. Philippe Coutinho rumours have been spreading since the first inklings of Barcelona's interest in the summer, but they are set to go into overdrive now that the Premier League transfer window has reopened.

Sports Chelsea want Hazard and Courtois to stay
Author: 0 Chelsea want Hazard and Courtois to stay

Courtois would like to make it 12 when Chelsea take on city rivals Arsenal on Wednesday evening. Courtois has an agreement in place with the club to move at the end of the season. Gifted Belgian wide-man Hazard has always been regarded as one of the finest players in world football, with his pace, dribbling ability, eye for goal and incredible knack for maintaining possession under relentless pressure having proven crucial to the successes of Chelsea for 5 seasons now.

Sports Ndidi
Author: 0 Ndidi "Blessed" To Start New Year With Leicester City Win

He said: "I like this player and I'd like to keep our best players". "You say the word, speculation". It was a fantastic game for Riyad. "I don't think my players were exhausted. "We controlled the game and had the best chance of the first half". "It is just a disappointment about our captain West Morgan [who went off injured in the first half]".

Sports Brisbane International-Murray Out,1st Ld-Writethru
Author: 0 Brisbane International-Murray Out,1st Ld-Writethru

Former world number one Andy Murray has withdrawn from the season-opening Brisbane International in a major setback to his Australian Open preparations. Novak Djokovic (elbow) is also struggling, while Roger Federer took a bulk of 2016 off before his triumphant Australian Open return earlier this year.

Sports Two Men Arrested In Holiday Murder Of Lesbian Couple And Children
Author: 0 Two Men Arrested In Holiday Murder Of Lesbian Couple And Children

Mann , 24, are each charged with one count of first-degree murder and four counts of second-degree murder. The victims were found in the basement of 158 Second Ave. "Nobody that's been involved in this case is going to ever forget this, I can tell you that". He thanked numerous agencies involved and the public for providing tips.

Sports Alabama Throws Touchdown Pass to 308-Pound Defensive Lineman Da'Ron Payne
Author: 0 Alabama Throws Touchdown Pass to 308-Pound Defensive Lineman Da'Ron Payne

The last time the Crimson Tide were an underdog was at Georgia on October 3, 2015, the teams' last meeting. Georgia squeaked past Oklahoma in double-overtime at the Rose Bowl and Alabama is now dominating Clemson in the Sugar Bowl. Payne rumbled 21 yards on the return. Payne slipped open near the right pylon and hauled in the touchdown pass. Da'Ron Payne - a 308-pound defensive lineman - had a 1-yard touchdown reception moments after an interception, and Mack Wilson returned a pick of ...

Sports USA Olympic roster announced & quotes from Jonathan Blum
Author: 0 USA Olympic roster announced & quotes from Jonathan Blum

Team USA will be competing in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games from February 11-22, 2018 with 11 other countries. Terry, the second leading scorer for the Pioneers, will miss a few games with DU, including a home series against Colorado College and another series against St.

Sports DeMar DeRozan goes off for franchise-record 52 points
Author: 0 DeMar DeRozan goes off for franchise-record 52 points

With Damian Lillard out of the lineup, Trail Blazers shooting guard CJ McCollum scored a game-high 32 points with eight assists and six rebounds to lead Portland past the Bulls, 124-120. Toronto is 4-0 ATS in its last four games versus a team with a straight up losing road record. The Bucks (19-15) were visiting Toronto for the first time since the opening round of the 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs, when the talented young squad led by 6-foot-11 phenom Antetokounmpo got the ...

Sports Gabriel Jesus suffered MCL injury during draw with Crystal Palace
Author: 0 Gabriel Jesus suffered MCL injury during draw with Crystal Palace

And the club said in a statement on Monday: " Manchester City can confirm Gabriel Jesus suffered a medial collateral ligament injury during the 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace on Sunday". The remaining outfield players opted to congratulate one another closer to the halfway line instead, leading Sanchez to give Lacazette a puzzled look.

Sports Why Gruden to Raiders makes sense this time around
Author: 0 Why Gruden to Raiders makes sense this time around

There is no postseason for the Raiders, a major disappointment for a team that finished 12-4 a year ago and was predicted by many to challenge New England for the AFC title. In three of his last four starts, the signal-caller has failed to throw multiple touchdowns. Carr got paid in the offseason and has not lived up to those expectations.

Sports Browns potential draft target: Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield
Author: 0 Browns potential draft target: Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield

Thanks to last year's draft day trade that sent the No. 12 overall pick to the Houston Texans , who selected eventual star quarterback Deshaun Watson , the Browns also own Houston's selection in this year's draft. There will be a lot of coaches looking for work soon, some have already been let go. The Colts (4-12) helped the Giants by defeating the Texans 22-13.

Sports Patriots clinch top seed in AFC with win over Jets
Author: 0 Patriots clinch top seed in AFC with win over Jets

The New England Patriots were the beneficiaries of another controversial play in their win against the Buffalo Bills last week, and now they are on track for home field advantage in the playoffs. We got the No. 1 seed. It was also Belichick's 250th career regular-season win, moving him into a tie with Tom Landry for third all-time among head coaches.

Sports Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reacts to West Brom draw and controversial penalty
Author: 0 Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reacts to West Brom draw and controversial penalty

The Gunners looked to be headed for three points until Dean stepped in, with Jay Rodriguez equalising from the spot following an alleged handball in the Arsenal penalty box to force a 1-1 draw. But when the former Chelsea stopper walks away, he can be seen mouthing "f****** c***" as he storms back towards the tunnel. But with seven minutes remaining the dam was breached as Arsenal took the lead with a free-kick won and converted by Sanchez.

Sports Baltimore Ravens vs Cincinnati Bengals
Author: 0 Baltimore Ravens vs Cincinnati Bengals

Baltimore could have advanced with a win or losses by both Buffalo and Tennessee. S Shawn Williams (back) left in the third quarter. The Beginning of "January Joe"? Joe Flacco has been very good in December, throwing seven touchdowns to just one interception in four games with an average quarterback rating of 98.3.

Sports Denver Broncos may have already chose to fire Vance Joseph
Author: 0 Denver Broncos may have already chose to fire Vance Joseph

The 12th overall selection out of Boise State in 2008, Clady was one of the best linemen in team history but he was often injured in his career, missing both of Denver's Super Bowl appearances during his playing career. Stability and consistency at quarterback were among the primary issues for the Broncos this season, as Siemian, Paxton Lynch and Brock Osweiler all started games behind center.

Sports Josh McDaniels among favorites to land Giants job
Author: 0 Josh McDaniels among favorites to land Giants job

Earlier this week, Giants co-owner John Mara wanted to make it very clear that the organization wants to hire a head coach with enough experience. According to Gary Myers of The New York Daily News , McDaniels and Patricia are "1 and 1A" in the eyes of new Giants general manager Dave Gettleman.

Sports Diego Costa reflects on his time at Chelsea
Author: 0 Diego Costa reflects on his time at Chelsea

The Premier League champions announced in September that they had reached an agreement with Atletico over the return of Costa. "I've been waiting for this moment for a long time, I just want to get in shape to play as soon as possible". Antoine Griezmann is Atletico's leading marksman with five league goals but Costa will have to prove his fitness as his last competitive game was for Spain in a World Cup qualifier against Macedonia on June 11.

Sports Winston, Bucs stun Saints in season finale
Author: 0 Winston, Bucs stun Saints in season finale

But the Saints (11-5) still won the NFC South as Carolina (11-5) fell to Atlanta, 22-10, and lost the tiebreaker to New Orleans because of two losses to the Saints. Kamara scored again later in the quarter on a 7-yard run. Saints: First playoff appearance since 2013. This time a 7-yard touchdown run, staking the Black and Gold to a 14-7 advantage.

Sports Ashley Young charged with violent conduct
Author: 0 Ashley Young charged with violent conduct

Young accepted the charge on Sunday and his argument the three-game suspension was excessive was rejected by a regulatory commission. The incident was missed by referee Craig Pawson and his officials but picked up on TV cameras after the game and Young has been charged retrospectively.

Sports Rich Gannon could join Jon Gruden with the Oakland Raiders
Author: 0 Rich Gannon could join Jon Gruden with the Oakland Raiders

If it appears to be a done deal, there's a chance that any potential minority candidates would decline to sit for the job. Oakland still has a coach (Jack Del Rio) under contract, but owner Mark Davis is said to be smitten with Gruden, who coached the Raiders from 1998-2001.

Sports Browns end perfectly very bad season -- 0-16
Author: 0 Browns end perfectly very bad season -- 0-16

In 2010, the other time the Steelers had a bye under Tomlin, the team needed a win over the Browns to get the No. 2 seed, so starters played and the team went to the Super Bowl. But they couldn't capitalize on their chances in the fourth quarter. While Jackson, who will jump in Lake Erie at some point in the near future to fulfill his vow the Browns wouldn't go 1-15 as they did in 2016, is expected back in 2018, another offseason filled with searching awaits.

Sports Pep Guardiola calls for greater protection from referees
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola calls for greater protection from referees

The referee has to follow the rules but also protect the players. Shortly after Scott Dann was stretchered off after sustaining an injury while tackling Kevin de Bruyne , Gabriel Jesus was also forced off. "They must protect the players", Guardiola said. It was the kind of tactical decision my wife would make. He puts in one excellent performance after another and the question for me with a bit of cynicism given how long I've been involved in the game is how long he can keep it going? ...

Sports All 56 Of Harry Kane's Goals In 2017
Author: 0 All 56 Of Harry Kane's Goals In 2017

We are assessing him today. "Yes, that is why I say that what he has achieved is absolutely wonderful", said Wenger, echoing the plaudits that suggest the blossoming of the 24-year-old is a reason for English football to be particularly cheerful going into a World Cup year.

Sports Lions torch Packers safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix for long touchdown
Author: 0 Lions torch Packers safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix for long touchdown

With Roberts out, Hakeem Valles will serve as the Lions No. 3 tight end on Sunday against the Packers . "For me, this is the first year that I've ever gotten to play as a starter in the NFL", Hundley said. In a little less clear head coaching news, Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Mularkey may very well be coaching for his job on Sunday. Coaching doesn't stop just because the there's nothing to play for beyond Week 17.

Sports Philadelphia Eagles: The importance of week 17
Author: 0 Philadelphia Eagles: The importance of week 17

Again outside of the one play, did some nice things. Should the Eagles consider starting Nate Sudfeld instead of Nick Foles in the playoffs? Thankfully, everything looks good heading into their playoff bye week. Unless the Eagles have been holding back offensively these last two weeks, it's a team that will have problems moving the ball against a decent NFC defense, which they will surely face in the playoffs.

Sports Week 17 Ups and Downs: Minnesota Vikings vs Chicago Bears
Author: 0 Week 17 Ups and Downs: Minnesota Vikings vs Chicago Bears

Running back Latavius Murray guided the Vikings with 111 rushing yards on 20 carries, hitting the end zone twice. Since the start of the 2016 season, Murray has 20 rushing touchdowns, which ranks second in the National Football League behind Dallas' Ezekiel Elliott (22).

Sports Pep provides worrying Man City injury update after Palace draw
Author: 0 Pep provides worrying Man City injury update after Palace draw

But I don't know what happens in the future". "We were lucky (with challenges) in previous games". Ederson turned out to be Manchester City's saviour on New Year's eve with his stoppage time penalty save as Manchester City drew 0-0 with Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Sunday.

Sports Multiple deputies injured after shots fired in incident in Denver suburb
Author: 0 Multiple deputies injured after shots fired in incident in Denver suburb

The four other officers who were injured are in stable condition, and the two civilians suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Parrish, 29, a married father of two young children, had been with the department for about seven months. "The scene remains active and please avoid the area", the sheriff's office tweeted earlier in the day . As the incident was still unfolding, police asked people to avoid the area and for those nearby to shelter in place.

Sports Djokovic withdraws from Qatar Open
Author: 0 Djokovic withdraws from Qatar Open

The 30-year-old Serb had been scheduled to start the new season at an exhibition match in Abu Dhabi on Friday when an elbow injury flared up. Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from the Qatar Open due to an elbow injury to cast further doubt over his chances of playing at the Australian Open.

Sports EPL: Conte reveals Chelsea's target this season
Author: 0 EPL: Conte reveals Chelsea's target this season

The Brazil worldwide has fallen out of favour with Antonio Conte ever since Luiz questioned the Italian's tactics following a Champions League defeat against Roma in November. Danny Drinkwater is expected to come in for Tiemoue Bakayoko, with N'golo Kante and Cesc Fabregas holding onto their place in midfield and Eden Hazard and top their top goalscorer Alvaro Morata will likely lead the line for Antonio Conte's men once again.

Sports Raiders to make a run at Jon Gruden
Author: 0 Raiders to make a run at Jon Gruden

We've been making the case for weeks for the Raiders making a run at Gruden. While Gruden reportedly won't make a decision until the regular season is over and current head coach Jack Del Rio's fate is decided, Mortensen also reported the offer is expected to give Gruden enough control to reshape the organization as he sees fit and that many around the league believe this will be the job Gruden heads back for.

Sports Cris 'Cyborg' Justino feels that her time is now in the UFC
Author: 0 Cris 'Cyborg' Justino feels that her time is now in the UFC

According to Yahoo Sports' Kevin Iole on Twitter , the UFC women's featherweight champion Cyborg will make $500,000 for her title defense against the former women's bantamweight champion. Holm is content fighting a chess match - Cyborg is the type to smash the board over someone's head. He should have a chip on his shoulder as well, as he feels he has been denied the right to fight Conor McGregor for the UFC Lightweight Champonship.

Sports Nike leak confirmed transfer fee, done deal
Author: 0 Nike leak confirmed transfer fee, done deal

Act fast - free personalisation only available until 6 January." is the sentence which has Liverpool fans around the world raging. Written in various languages, including English and Spanish, the sportswear giant promoted a range of Barca kits with the strapline: " Philippe Coutinho is ready to light up Camp Nou".

Sports Giannis Antetokounmpo out of Bounds on Controversial Play vs. Thunder, NBA Says
Author: 0 Giannis Antetokounmpo out of Bounds on Controversial Play vs. Thunder, NBA Says

In the report, the National Basketball Association states that the officials made the incorrect call by not calling Giannis Antetokounmpo out-of-bounds on that last shot. "Just getting a win is big", Antetokounmpo said. Milwaukee Bucks: Takeaways from 102-96 win over Minnesota Timberwolves ( read here): Mike Bossetti recapped the Bucks' stunning comeback win over the Minnesota Timberwolves from Thursday night.

Sports Jordan Ayew on target as Swansea win
Author: 0 Jordan Ayew on target as Swansea win

I'm not thinking just because we won one game that it is paradise, full of birds and flowers. But he said: "Before the game if you asked 100 people if Swansea will be relegated, 100 people would say Swansea will be relegated". They had one shot early on, through Ayew, and then didn't create one chance until their goal. "We did enough to win this match". Stefano Okaka brought down Heurelho Gomes's goal kick skillfully before weighting a ideal pass inside the left channel to ...

Sports Premier League has seen City's class before - Hodgson
Author: 0 Premier League has seen City's class before - Hodgson

Crystal Palace failed to find the back of the net until October in the Premier League but since then the Eagles have flourished in front of goal, particularly at Selhurst Park. Meanwhile, the Citizens have continued to rack up the victories in the Premier League . Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea have all produced "dominating" Premier League sides comparable to the current Manchester City team, says Roy Hodgson.