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Sports Olivier Giroud to Chelsea: Former Arsenal forward believes deal should happen
Author: 0 Olivier Giroud to Chelsea: Former Arsenal forward believes deal should happen

Wenger has confirmed that a swap deal involving Giroud-plus cash for Aubameyang is not a possibility, yet the 31-year-old has plenty of admirers elsewhere. I can not tell you more, nothing to announce today. "I know him [Aubameyang] very well, he's a good friend of mine", Boateng told Eurosport . " Olivier has played many games in the Europa League and he has come on in the Premier League and scored some important goals for us".

Sports NHL All-Star Skills Competition 2018: Results, Winners, Highlights and Reaction
Author: 0 NHL All-Star Skills Competition 2018: Results, Winners, Highlights and Reaction

In the locker room following the Skills Competition, a room he once sat in almost every day for three seasons from 2014-2017, Boyle expressed his appreciation for the ovation. "Hopefully we have some clips to show him, and we'll get some swag". I'm not one of them. Connor McDavid (Edmonton) became the first player to be the fastest skater victor in back-to back years.

Sports Australian men's and women's teams clean up at Rugby Sevens in Sydney
Author: 0 Australian men's and women's teams clean up at Rugby Sevens in Sydney

Despite their defeat in the showpiece match, the Blitzboks managed to overtake New Zealand and return to the top of the standings after three of the season's 10 tournaments. Powell said his team's defence was good during the weekend‚ but poor in the final. South Africa came out firing in the second but it was the Aussies again who struck first, with a Stannard grubber just inside touch popping up perfectly for John Porch, and when Aussies thought it couldn't get any better, Ben O'Donnell was ...

Sports More Slam Glory Beckons For Ageless Federer
Author: 0 More Slam Glory Beckons For Ageless Federer

Chung is ranked 58th in the ATP rankings. "I think I've done everything pretty well". Simona Halep is hoping to remain world number one and win her first Grand Slam on SaturdayWhen is the Ladies' final and who is it between? Cilic has gotten into the final by toppling injured top seed Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals and rising British star Kyle Edmund in the semis.

Sports Kane spares Tottenham from shock FA Cup exit
Author: 0 Kane spares Tottenham from shock FA Cup exit

This weekend Tottenham Spurs will play against Newport County in FA cup . The FA Cup tie at Newport was nearly interrupted by a drone above Rodney Parade. Spurs looked more focused after the restart and they should have levelled in the 58th minute, but Kane headed over from inside the six-yard box. "We were almost there, we could taste it but we switched off for a minute", said Newport's proud but frustrated manager, Mike Flynn .

Sports Chung retired from match with painful blisters
Author: 0 Chung retired from match with painful blisters

It was an anti-climactic end for Chung, who played superbly to beat fourth seed Alexander Zverev in five sets in round three and even better in a straight sets win over six-times champion Novak Djokovic in the round of 16. Open, like Stan (Wawrinka ) winning here a few years ago, it gave them great belief they can do it". Federer said on Wednesday evening that he knew little about Chung's game, but that had clearly changed by Friday as he won the toss and elected to return.

Sports Boogie Cousins out for season with torn Achilles tendon
Author: 0 Boogie Cousins out for season with torn Achilles tendon

Our guys feel bad". However, losing Cousins will hurt the team significantly. Cousins was in the midst of a banner season in his first full campaign with the Pelicans, averaging 25.2 points, 12.9 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 1.6 blocks per game.

Sports Kyle Edmund expected to play in Davis Cup next week
Author: 0 Kyle Edmund expected to play in Davis Cup next week

Cilic may well meet Federer again at the final hurdle for Grand Slam glory in Australia, but the 29-year-old - who will rise to world No. 3 at the end of the tournament - has plenty of belief that he could reverse the result this time around.

Sports FA Cup: Iheanacho, Ndidi on song as Leicester ease into last 16
Author: 0 FA Cup: Iheanacho, Ndidi on song as Leicester ease into last 16

The home side took confidence from their late chance in the first period as they made a positive start from the kick-off, showing a clear desire to challenge Leicester's largely untested defence from the off. His compatriot Wilfred Ndidi completed the rout two minutes into stoppage time - his first of the season, rendering Andrew Hughes' 58th-minute effort a mere consolation.

Sports Man who shot, killed Joe McKnight convicted of manslaughter
Author: 0 Man who shot, killed Joe McKnight convicted of manslaughter

Gasser admitted to shooting McKnight following a road-rage-fueled confrontation. Prosecutors said Gasser falsely claimed McKnight tried to lunge into Gasser's vehicle when it was stopped at a traffic light. Authorities have said McKnight and Gasser drove erratically and yelled at each other in a traffic confrontation before the shooting. Prosecutors told jurors Friday that the evidence shows Gasser angrily pursued McKnight and shot him from inside his own vehicle.

Sports Woods will be joined by Rahm, Rose, Matsuyama at Torrey Pines
Author: 0 Woods will be joined by Rahm, Rose, Matsuyama at Torrey Pines

Also, two additional players with odds longer than 50/1 are positioning themselves to make a serious run at the title. "Yeah, my expectations have tempered a little bit because I haven't played", Woods told a news conference at the public course where he limped to the most recent of his 14 Major wins in the 2008 US Open.

Sports Wentz confident he will play in Eagles' 2018 season opener
Author: 0 Wentz confident he will play in Eagles' 2018 season opener

Although predictions of the Eagles crashing in the playoffs without Wentz never came to fruition, his absence has kept Philly locked in underdog status this postseason - a designation that will follow them to frigid Minneapolis when they meet the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII on February 4.

Sports Arsenal's win over Chelsea could turnaround their season
Author: 0 Arsenal's win over Chelsea could turnaround their season

Chelsea winger Willian took a dig at his opponents on the recent transfer saga which saw them lose one of their best players to rivals Manchester United in form of Alexis Sanchez. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte insists he is focused on progressing into the next round of the FA Cup . "We have known with Jack that he has this capability of unlocking defences, he can see passes that other players can't".

Sports IPL 2018 Auction: Funniest tweets from Day 1
Author: 0 IPL 2018 Auction: Funniest tweets from Day 1

Their challengers let de Kock go rather cheaply perhaps looking at his form and due to the rule that allows only four foreigners in the playing eleven. With Ben Stokes going to Rajasthan Royals for a whopping amount of Rs 12.5 crore, Manish Pandey was also another highlight, going to Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 11 crores.

Sports Five things to watch for as Chelsea host Newcastle
Author: 0 Five things to watch for as Chelsea host Newcastle

Willian will miss the clash with Newcastle after suffering an injury against Arsenal . " Willian is out. Today with the doctor he had a scan to evaluate his injury, but I don't think we're talking about a serious injury". "After a bad injury you need a bit of time to be fit 100%". Newcastle are looking to reach the FA Cup fifth round for the first time since 2006, with the Magpies falling at this stage last season, losing 3-0 to Oxford United at the Kassam.

Sports Civilian, two slain militants laid to rest in Shopian
Author: 0 Civilian, two slain militants laid to rest in Shopian

Search is still going on", tweeted Vaid. Meanwhile, army's Srinagar based defence spokesperson Col Rajesh Kalia also confirmed the killings to GNS. Two militants, Sameer Ahmad Wani of Choiegund-Adoo and Firdous Ahmad Lone of Gonawpora, were trapped in a cowshed before getting killed during a gunfight.

Sports SportsLine: Yelich and Cain boost Brewers' playoff chances by over 50 percent
Author: 0 SportsLine: Yelich and Cain boost Brewers' playoff chances by over 50 percent

He slashed.300/.363/.440 with 15 home runs, 49 RBI and 26 stolen bases during the 2017 season and was a bright spot for Kansas City even though it missed the playoffs for the second year in a row. He was traded to Kansas City as part of the Zack Greinke deal in 2011. I said it in the spring, and I'll say it again now. Jordan Yamamoto is a command and control right-hander who pitched very well in high-A a year ago at 21, but at just six feet tall he doesn't get any plane on his fastball, ...

Sports Deepika Padukone nose insured ?
Author: 0 Deepika Padukone nose insured ?

The Deepika Padukone , Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh-starrer garnered positive response from viewers who watched it in the morning show. There are even instances of people travelling to another state to check out the film. Padmaavat will definitely benefit more in the coming days because it's a long weekend. The fringe group Kanpur Kshatriya Mahasabha president Gajendra Singh Rajawat said Madhya Pradesh will not screen Padmaavat .

Sports Kyrie Irving Will Eventually Need Minor Knee Surgery
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving Will Eventually Need Minor Knee Surgery

He practically pushed his way out the door, according to a report Thursday by Cleveland.com's Joe Vardon . It appears Irving essentially offered the Cavs an ultimatum, though, and the result was Gilbert shipping him off to Boston in exchange for Isaiah Thomas , Jae Crowder , Ante Zizic and the Brooklyn Nets' 2018 first-round pick.

Sports 'Black Panther' Tracking for Heroic $100M-$120M US Debut
Author: 0 'Black Panther' Tracking for Heroic $100M-$120M US Debut

How long it will stay there will obviously be up to the audience. We first saw the King of Wakanda in action in Marvel's Captain America: Civil War where, during a press conference addressing the rumblings in Nigeria, his father was killed.

Sports Ravens player Humphrey accused of stealing $15 phone charger
Author: 0 Ravens player Humphrey accused of stealing $15 phone charger

The driver accuses Humphrey of not only stealing a phone charger, but elbowing him when confronted and balling up his fist like he was going to hit him. The driver said he was taking Humphrey and three women to the hotel at 2 a.m. January 13. The driver called police, who found Humphrey inside a hotel room holding a cellphone cable.

Sports Eric Wood officially announces retirement due to neck injury
Author: 0 Eric Wood officially announces retirement due to neck injury

Wood later confirmed in the news in a tweet , which also detailed how he came to discover the injury even though it wasn't obvious that he was seriously hurt. The hashtag #ThankYouEric started trending in Buffalo minutes later. With Wood gone, Ryan Groy is the main candidate now on the roster to take his starting center spot next season.

Sports Jemele Hill leaving ESPN's 'SportsCenter'
Author: 0 Jemele Hill leaving ESPN's 'SportsCenter'

Michael Smith , who co-hosts SC6 with Hill, will now host the show by himself as he did when Hill was suspended for two weeks a year ago. ESPN said Hill will become chief correspondent and senior columnist for The Undefeated , ESPN's website about sport and race.

Sports Nassar Scandal Claims Another MSU Leader as AD Hollis
Author: 0 Nassar Scandal Claims Another MSU Leader as AD Hollis "Retires"

Tom Leonard, the Speaker of the House of Representatives in MI, applauded Lou Anna Simon for stepping down. At their meeting, all eight trustees made statements. Many criticised MSU , USA Gymnastics and the US Olympic Committee for not doing enough to stop Nassar. Klages retired in February 2017 after several women revealed that Klages had discouraged them from reporting their concerns with Nassar's treatment.

Sports Tottenham agree personal terms with Lucas Moura
Author: 0 Tottenham agree personal terms with Lucas Moura

Their information about Daniel Levy personally getting involved came on Wednesday, and, according to RMC Sport on Friday, the London club have now agreed terms with the player regarding a four-year contract. Those claims have only served to enhance the interest in him from a number of Premier League clubs, and the Daily Star report that both Arsene Wenger and Mauricio Pochettino have met with Moura's agent, Wagner Ribeiro.

Sports India will face Pakistan in Last 4 clash
Author: 0 India will face Pakistan in Last 4 clash

After his dismissal, India failed to recover from a collapse as the incoming batsmen - Riyan Parag (15), Kamlesh Nagarkoti (5), Anukul Roy (2), Shivam Mavi (5), Sharma (50) and Shiva Singh (3) departed for just 50 runs. Pakistan too are in good form at the moment. He followed up his half-century with two wickets with his teasing left-arm spin and put on a masterclass of how to snaffle catches at slip off genuine pace bowling to his senior colleagues in South Africa.

Sports Patrick Reed: Tiger Woods looking 'impressive'
Author: 0 Patrick Reed: Tiger Woods looking 'impressive'

Woods has won eight times at Torrey Pines, including his last major in the 2008 US Open, but missed the cut in the Farmers Insurance Open this time previous year. He flighted them high and low. "Now I've had a little more time to get ready for this event". "The greens are bumpy and I hit a lot of good putts", he said.

Sports Larry Nassar sentenced to 175 years for sexual abuse
Author: 0 Larry Nassar sentenced to 175 years for sexual abuse

The school's attorneys have insisted Michigan State officials did not mishandle prior complaints, and asserted Nassar's methods of abuse - which many of his accusers acknowledge they didn't realise was not legitimate medical treatment until after an Indianapolis Star story in September 2016 - were particularly insidious and hard to detect.

Sports 2018 celebrates newest MLB Hall of Fame Inductees
Author: 0 2018 celebrates newest MLB Hall of Fame Inductees

And it may be reflective of a new voting pattern that celebrates the kind of statistics that have transformed the modern game. With the Indians, Thome became a fan favorite and helped lead Cleveland to the 1995 World Series. Again, there's nothing wrong with using numbers to evaluate careers. The Braves inducted Jones into the franchise Hall of Fame in 2013, while also retiring his No.

Sports England paceman Mark Wood targets ODI cricket series whitewash against Australia
Author: 0 England paceman Mark Wood targets ODI cricket series whitewash against Australia

With a plenty of Test cricket facing Australia in the next year Hazlewood advocated time spent honing white ball skills during Test series. "We've just got on a bit of a roll, got the momentum going". In a massive jolt to Australia's chances of registering their first win in the five-match ODI series, in-form opener Aaron Finch was ruled out with a hamstring strain from Friday's fourth one-dayer against England here.

Sports Kyle Edmund in numbers
Author: 0 Kyle Edmund in numbers

The unseeded Briton's dream summer came to an end on Thursday night as world No.6 Marin Cilic booked his spot in the final at Melbourne Park with a 6-2 7-6 (7-4) 6-2 victory. Federer is coming off a straight-set win over Tomas Berdych, the 19th seed. "I think I've played a great tournament so far". Too many people getting injured.

Sports Michigan State president Lou Anna Simon resigns
Author: 0 Michigan State president Lou Anna Simon resigns

Numerous women who spoke at a sentencing hearing for Nasser in the past week blamed the university for missing opportunities to stop his abuse earlier. "I think the most important thing is for the new interim president to be very straightforward, very direct and very transparent in spearheading an investigation that is focused on getting to the truth and holding people accountable", said Rep.

Sports Barcelona confirm Javier Mascherano exit as China move looms
Author: 0 Barcelona confirm Javier Mascherano exit as China move looms

Barcelona have confirmed Javier Mascherano has brought an end to his eight-year stay in Catalonia after signing on with Hebei China Fortune FC. The 33-year-old joined Barcelona from Liverpool in August 2010 after previously playing for River Plate, Corinthians and West Ham.

Sports League wants cut if gambling passes
Author: 0 League wants cut if gambling passes

The NBA also wants to rake off 1% of every bet made on games involving its teams. So for the NBA to formerly request laws, and to outline how it would benefit, is a significant push toward legalized gambling not just in basketball, but potentially in all of sports.

Sports Hawks rookie Collins named to Rising Stars game for All-Star weekend
Author: 0 Hawks rookie Collins named to Rising Stars game for All-Star weekend

The Greenwich, Conn., native is now averaging the second-most points ever by a Jazz rookie (Darrell Griffith, 1980-81, 20.6 ppg). Philadelphia 76ers duo Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid were named Wednesday, January 24, for the NBA's Rising Stars game, part of All-Star weekend on February.

Sports Jo'burg Test: Bumrah five-for, openers keeps India alive
Author: 0 Jo'burg Test: Bumrah five-for, openers keeps India alive

South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada turned batsman to defy India's bowlers on the second day of the third and final Test on Thursday. With Mohammed Shami continuing to blow more cold than hot and Virat Kohli not trusting Hardik Pandya for more than two token overs, the Indian attack revolved around a tiring Bhuvneshwar, Bumrah and Ishant .

Sports Dani Alves red carded for shouting at referee
Author: 0 Dani Alves red carded for shouting at referee

In a bad night for PSG, Brazilian star Dani Alves had earlier been sent off for squaring up to the referee after he conceded a foul while Kylian Mbappe went off with a head injury . And Depay clinched victory for the hosts with a fine long-distance strike. PSG's own attacking threat had diminished following the red card and they needed Areola to come to their rescue again with five minutes remaining when he parried Maxwel Cornet 's low shot away from goal.