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Sports Transfer Rumour: Liverpool lining up January move for Riyad Mahrez
Author: 0 Transfer Rumour: Liverpool lining up January move for Riyad Mahrez

Jurgen Klopp's side "will now intensify efforts" to sign Lemar, according to Ian Doyle at the Liverpool Echo. Mahrez, who claimed the Premier League title with Leicester in May 2016, is on the verge of signing a deal with Liverpool that will keep him at Anfield until June 2022.

Sports David Moyes tells us what he's made of Declan Rice's development
Author: 0 David Moyes tells us what he's made of Declan Rice's development

West Ham have progressed from each of their last five FA Cup ties as a Premier League side against teams from the third tier or below, last going out to Swansea City in 1998/99 after a replay. David Moyes has said he will make changes for the game, as kick off is just three days after their 1-1 draw to Spurs at Wembley. "The biggest problem is the amount of fatigue from the games we have been playing and we have got injuries".

Sports Freezing drizzle, light freezing rain possible Sunday morning
Author: 0 Freezing drizzle, light freezing rain possible Sunday morning

Monday is a good news and bad news situation. The temperatures should warm up Monday with a high around 59 degrees, he said. NCZ001-002-018-VAZ015-061100- /O.CON.KRNK.WC.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-180106T1700Z/ Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Grayson- Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, and Volney 944 PM EST Fri Jan 5 2018.

Author: 0 Blake Griffin leaves Clippers game with concussion

At one point in the first quarter, Steph Curry was outscoring the Clippers , 17-16. He remains the league leader in points off the bench (21.8). "Coming off of that injury , obviously, I got fresh legs, I got a nice rhythm, I was able to put some good work in a week and a half before I got back on the floor, and that's pretty much it".

Author: 0 Vegas Play of the Day: Falcons at Rams

After an uneven regular season, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan can start anew as the postseason hits, and his performance in the 2016 NFL Playoffs ranks as one of the best postseasons any quarterback has ever had; He completed 71.4 percent of his passes for 1,014 yards with nine touchdowns and zero interceptions.

Author: 0 Titans beat Chiefs, 22-21, in epic playoff comeback

Henry and the Titans dodged a bullet moments earlier, when the running back appeared to fumble for the second time in the game. But on third-and-6, he scrambled left before firing a pass into the end zone, where it was deflected into the air by Chiefs cornerback Darrelle Revis .

Sports Chucky's Back! Raiders Officially Hire Jon Gruden as Head Coach
Author: 0 Chucky's Back! Raiders Officially Hire Jon Gruden as Head Coach

The Raiders fired Del Rio following a disappointing six-win season and talk immediately turned to Gruden, who has been out of coaching since being fired by Tampa Bay following the 2008 season. Shell had spent his first six years away from the Raiders as an assistant coach but had been out of the profession entirely for five seasons when Davis hired him a second time.

Sports Marcus Mariota throws insane touchdown pass to himself
Author: 0 Marcus Mariota throws insane touchdown pass to himself

Yes, he technically threw a touchdown pass to himself. But now, a freak play has made this pivotal matchup a two-score game. But on third-and-6, he scrambled left before firing a pass into the end zone, where it was deflected into the air by Chiefs cornerback Darrelle Revis .

Sports Four cops martyred in IED blast
Author: 0 Four cops martyred in IED blast

The slain cops were identified as ASI Irshad Ahmad of Doda, Constable Ghulam Nabi Belt of Rafiabad, Constable Parvaiz Ahmad of Handwara and Constable Mohammad Amin of Sogam Kupwara. Soon after the attack army and paramilitary forces launched searches to nab the attackers. Mehbooba's predecessor and opposition NC leader Omar Abdullah wrote on Twitter: "Very sad news from #Sopore".

Sports JMU mistakes costly as NDSU wins 17-13 to capture FCS title
Author: 0 JMU mistakes costly as NDSU wins 17-13 to capture FCS title

The FCS crowned its first champion in 1978, and the Bison have now captured six of those titles, including five straight 2011-15. "It's the next man up, play for your brothers, play for the man next to you on the field whether he's in pads or not in pads".

Sports Antonio Conte: 'Norwich City deserve replay'
Author: 0 Antonio Conte: 'Norwich City deserve replay'

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte revealed Friday during his news conference that his star attacking player is suffering from a calf issue, and that it could keep him out of the match tomorrow. Norwich responded with their own attack and nearly took the lead from a 70th minute free-kick which was punched away by Caballero with Murphy's followup volley hitting a Blues player.

Sports LaVar Ball: Plan is for LiAngelo, LaMelo to finish season in Lithuania
Author: 0 LaVar Ball: Plan is for LiAngelo, LaMelo to finish season in Lithuania

Richard Mackson, USA TODAY Sports Lonzo Ball is the oldest son and entered the National Basketball Association draft after finishing his freshman season at UCLA. On Thursday morning, Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe gave their thoughts about LaVar's decision to pull his sons out of school and put them in a Lithuanian basketball league with a coach that barely speaks English.

Sports Everton confirm signing of Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun
Author: 0 Everton confirm signing of Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun

The 26-year-old has continued this season from where he left off in the previous campaign, when he scored 20 goals to ensure Besiktas won their 15th Turkish Super Lig title. I'm really excited to play for Everton as soon as possible. Also I can use both feet the same and I believe I am a good striker in the box . "We looked at the qualities of the player, his talent and goal-scoring, and his resilience, too".

Sports Mourinho losing his memory, claims Conte
Author: 0 Mourinho losing his memory, claims Conte

Conte penned an improved deal with Chelsea last summer after a superb first campaign at the helm, but his deal was not extended any further and he now only has 18 months left on his current terms. Diego Simeone has become Chelsea's chief managerial target to replace Antonio Conte if the Italian mutually departs the reigning Premier League champions.

Sports Top seed Dimitrov pushed to the limit at Brisbane International
Author: 0 Top seed Dimitrov pushed to the limit at Brisbane International

The 22-year-old let out a cry of anguish before rolling on the floor, with Dimitrov immediately hopping over the net to help his opponent, who then underwent treatment on the sidelines. The 18-year-old de Minaur stunned fourth seed Milos Raonic in the second round and there was no letdown Friday as he ousted U.S. qualifier Michael Mmoh 6-4, 6-0 to reach his first ATP semi-final.

Sports Patriots: No strife between Kraft, Belichick, Brady
Author: 0 Patriots: No strife between Kraft, Belichick, Brady

Per a tweet by Kirk and Callahan of WEEI.com, Nancy posted on Facebook, saying: "lions don't lose sleep over the opinions of sheep", obviously referring to the ESPN article. The trio has been a solid triangle for more than a decade, and are off arguably the sweetest Super Bowl win when the Patriots came back to beat the Atlanta Falcons last season.

Sports Terry Rozier, Celtics rip Thomas-less Cavs
Author: 0 Terry Rozier, Celtics rip Thomas-less Cavs

Isaiah Thomas made his long-awaited Cleveland Cavaliers debut last night and immediately showed just how valuable he could be to LeBron James and the rest of his teammates. But we'll see if Isaiah Thomas has anything to say about that down the stretch. They lead the Toronto Raptors by 2.5 games. Thomas was anything but shy, finishing with 17 points.Also that he isn't about to feel his way around the court in deference to LeBron James .

Sports University of Alabama football by the numbers
Author: 0 University of Alabama football by the numbers

At first, when he was asked why he initially hired Smart as an assistant coach, he said it was because "he was a secondary guy and we needed a secondary guy". On that night in the Big Easy, Alabama defense didn't allow LSU to cross midfield until the closing minutes of a suffocating 21-0 victory. In the postgame remarks, Saban not only expressed his appreciation and admiration for Smart, who was just then leaving for Georgia .

Sports Dana White reveals Conor McGregor return deadline
Author: 0 Dana White reveals Conor McGregor return deadline

White told Yahoo Sports' Kevin Iole: "I love that matchup [against Nurmagomedov], but Tony Ferguson is the interim champion, and Conor and I haven't really figured out when he's coming back and what's going on". The latest rift between the industry-leading MMA promotion and the premium cable channel exposed itself after White went off about the officially reported numbers for Mayweather vs.

Sports DeMarco Murray out for Saturday
Author: 0 DeMarco Murray out for Saturday

He turned plays that could have gained a yard or two into lost-yardage snaps because he tried to turn them into bigger plays. Kareem Hunt , the NFL's leading rusher in the regular season, was at practice to reclaim his role as the featured back.

Sports Kyrie Irving wills Celtics to 16th straight victory
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving wills Celtics to 16th straight victory

The initial NBA All-Star voting returns have been released and the Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving holds an enormous lead over the rest of the Eastern Conference guards. The "injury" he mentioned was the hip injury to his current teammate, Isaiah Thomas , who was Boston's star point guard last season. The report by Jackie MacMullan of ESPN states that Cavs owner Dan Gilbert asked the four-time MVP when they were thinking of dealing Kyrie Irving if he would commit himself to the team ...

Sports ESPN Chooses Not to Suspend Host Who Called Trump 'F***ing Stupid'
Author: 0 ESPN Chooses Not to Suspend Host Who Called Trump 'F***ing Stupid'

Nolan, during a discussion about whether the thumbs-up motion is now considered a "white power" hand sign because Trump employs it, suggested that the President is a "f*cking stupid person". A few seconds earlier she had referred to Trump in language that was bleeped out. Hill was on the receiving end of tons of backlash, with even the President himself taking to Twitter to pressure the network to fire her.

Sports Pogba Skippers United As Lukaku Returns To Squad
Author: 0 Pogba Skippers United As Lukaku Returns To Squad

Ashley Young is suspended after being slapped with a three-game ban for an elbow against Southampton while Antonio Valencia isn't due to resume training until next week following a hamstring injury. Pogba then had a golden chance in the 77th minute after the ball fell for the Frenchman inside the Derby box, but he scuffed his effort wide, and it did appear that the tie was heading for a replay.

Sports Sharks at Maple Leafs 1/4
Author: 0 Sharks at Maple Leafs 1/4

Kadri grabbed Thornton's rather enormous beard during the scrap. However, this wasn't even the main talking point for him on a night when he also scored one of the Leafs' two goals in the shootout. "You have to have mental toughness, and its easy to be positive when things are going well, but it takes some mental toughness to be that way when things aren't going so well".

Sports Father of Ryan Shazier: Steelers LB making steady progress from spinal injury
Author: 0 Father of Ryan Shazier: Steelers LB making steady progress from spinal injury

Shazier, a two-time Pro Bowler, underwent spinal stabilization surgery December 7 at a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospital, where he's also undergoing rehabilitation. "When your child is laying there in a situation like this, I was hoping and wishing i could switch positions with him", Vernon Shazier said. "He said, 'Daddy, pray for me".

Sports Bucks' Antetokounmpo leads all players in 2018 NBA All-Star voting
Author: 0 Bucks' Antetokounmpo leads all players in 2018 NBA All-Star voting

He has led the Bucks to a 20-16 record as they sit fifth in the Eastern Conference. Kevin Durant (767,402), Anthony Davis (393,000) and DeMarcus Cousins (356,340) are top three in the Western Conference frontcourt while Stephen Curry (735,115), James Harden (602,040) and Russell Westbrook (438,469) lead the guards .

Sports Arab players that won CAF Player of the Year Award
Author: 0 Arab players that won CAF Player of the Year Award

He also performed at club level - scoring 15 goals and making 11 others as Roma finished Serie A runners-up behind Juventus before starting his Liverpool career in equally impressive fashion. This is the first year CAF allowed captains of those teams to also vote for the continent's best player, it said. Egypt won the National Team of the Year award ahead of Nigeria and African champions Cameroon, while South Africa won the Women's National Team of the Year .

Sports Chelsea close to completing £15m signing!
Author: 0 Chelsea close to completing £15m signing!

He is yet to feature for the Toffees this season due to injury but he has recently returned to training. Chelsea are reportedly "close to clinching" a deal to sign Everton midfielder Ross Barkley after they submitted a new offer for the England global.

Sports Jon Gruden's return to the Raiders is rapidly approaching
Author: 0 Jon Gruden's return to the Raiders is rapidly approaching

Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app . The year prior, the Raiders also gave general manager Reggie McKenzie an extension, and it's not known how Gruden's hiring would affect the general manager in terms of the draft and free agency.

Sports Isaiah Thomas to make debut with Cavaliers on Tuesday against Trail Blazers
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas to make debut with Cavaliers on Tuesday against Trail Blazers

The All-Star guard will come off the bench under a strict minutes limit having yet to make an appearance this season while recovering from and rehabbing a hip injury, though he will not play against the Celtics on Wednesday. "I've been out for so long, it feels like I lost my powers". "With the games coming, it's got to give me an opportunity to get my rhythm back, get my feel back, and it might take some time, but at the same time, the progress that I've made is all good and positive ...

Sports 6 killed with rod in Haryana
Author: 0 6 killed with rod in Haryana

The incident took place at around 80 Kms from the National Capital. All the six murders took place between 2:30 am and 3:30 am. In CCTV footage released by the police, the man, wearing a blue sweater and white pants, is seen entering what looks like a hospital corridor.

Sports Wilson grounds Ryan's Brighton in pulsating draw
Author: 0 Wilson grounds Ryan's Brighton in pulsating draw

Anthony Knockaert scored the first Premier League goal of the year with five minutes gone, from an acute angle after Jose Izquierdo flashed the ball across goal. In the first meeting this season between Brighton and Bournemouth , the Cherries won 2-1 at Vitality Stadium . Bournemouth have had a hard season, but have righted the ship a bit recently with points in their last two Premier League matches.

Sports Packers head coach Mike McCarthy receives one-year extension through 2019
Author: 0 Packers head coach Mike McCarthy receives one-year extension through 2019

According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN , the Packers already extended coach Mike McCarthy's contract through the 2019 season, and they did it at some during the past season. Murphy informed the committee on Monday that the team would conduct a search for a new GM. It's possible the Packers could extend McCarthy again or start over with a new deal once a general manager is hired.

Sports American blogger Logan Paul apologizes for YouTube video
Author: 0 American blogger Logan Paul apologizes for YouTube video

Addressing the camera, he asks: "Did we just find a dead person in the suicide forest hanging?" Their video showed the body of a man, whose identity is unknown, from several angles but blurs his face. I'm surrounded by good people and believe I can make good decisions, but I'm still a human being. The number of people who took their own lives dropped to 21,897 in 2016 - the lowest level in 22 years - according to government figures.