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Sports Aaron Donald wins defensive player of the year
Author: 0 Aaron Donald wins defensive player of the year

Gurley and Donald were just the second pair of teammates to win the Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year awards, joining Jamal Lewis and Ray Lewis of Baltimore in 2003. Gurley put together a 2000 yards from scrimmage season, Donald was one of the most menacing forces on defense. "That's the best thing about this game, you can't be comfortable.

Sports Arsene Wenger: The quality of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's movement is impressive
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger: The quality of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's movement is impressive

On Aubameyang and Mkhitaryan he said "Overall, the two players integrated well into our game and they looked as if they had played for us forever, They have similar qualities to what our game is about". Özil played a neat pass to debutant Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang , who laid the ball out to Mkhitaryan on the right, whose cross found an unmarked Ramsey in acres of space.

Sports Germany win Davis Cup tie against Australia
Author: 0 Germany win Davis Cup tie against Australia

De Minaur threatened a boilover when he pushed Zverev to the limit before succumbing in a four hour, five set epic at Pat Rafter Arena. "In my mind they (Peers and Ebden) hadn't played together before, or not a lot, and I knew my guys know each other pretty well", he said.

Sports IL upset bid against Ohio State falls short
Author: 0 IL upset bid against Ohio State falls short

Ohio State will face IL on Sunday afternoon as the fight to stay near the top of the Big Ten continues. "Keita (Bates-Diop) has had an incredible year". 8 in field goal percentage (59 percent) during league play. IL led 63-60 with just more than five minutes to go in the game, but Bates-Diop started a 10-0 run by making a 3-pointer, and OSU did not trail again.

Sports Danilo says Manchester City players are looking forward to period of rest
Author: 0 Danilo says Manchester City players are looking forward to period of rest

And speaking exclusively to Goal , Boateng spoke highly of Pep as a manager and the team he has developed at City. "Anything can happen in football, next game he is going to score", he said. Despite dropping two points, Guardiola had only praise for his opponents. The City captain went on to tell Sky Sports: "He's been incredible for us".

Sports Virgil van Dijk back in for Liverpool against Tottenham Hotspur
Author: 0 Virgil van Dijk back in for Liverpool against Tottenham Hotspur

Liverpool have conceded eight goals in their last three games, after thinking that Virgil van Dijk would be the solution to their defensive frailties. In midfield, Liverpool are unchanged, with Jordan Henderson , Emre Can and James Milner all starting - Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain remains on the bench.

Sports Newcastle draw 1-1 with Palace
Author: 0 Newcastle draw 1-1 with Palace

The result saw Newcastle move one point clear of the Premier League's relegation zone. Crystal Palace's James Tomkins and Newcastle United's Dwight Gayle (right) battle for the ball. " I can't say I have a strong opinion of it, but I'm glad about it ". But Benitez added: "The fans are fantastic". We would like to win every game and send them home happy.

Sports Chelsea legend Graeme Le Saux makes huge Antonio Conte sack claim
Author: 0 Chelsea legend Graeme Le Saux makes huge Antonio Conte sack claim

Don Balon claim that the first player Enrique would like to draft in, should he take the reins at the Bridge in the summer, is Borussia Dortmund attacker Marco Reus. "But I'm not interested in this". My desire is to be focused on the team. "For sure it would be very hard". We must be prepared'. Conte will again be without the injured Álvaro Morata at Watford as the Spaniard continues his rehabilitation from a back complaint, and the champions' £18m signing from Arsenal, Olivier Giroud ...

Sports Chiefs fans thank Alex Smith by Donating to His Foundation
Author: 0 Chiefs fans thank Alex Smith by Donating to His Foundation

He would be the top free agent on the market, with several motivated suitors, and could sign the richest contract in National Football League history. Of course, if the Redskins do slap the tag on Cousins again and he obliges, the Smith trade could go up in smoke. During his interviews on Radio Row on Monday, Cousins repeated much of what he said at his end-of-season event with 106.7 The Fan last month about winning being more important than money and the ball being in the Redskins' court.

Sports Conor McGregor Challenges Floyd Mayweather Over The UFC Hype
Author: 0 Conor McGregor Challenges Floyd Mayweather Over The UFC Hype

In fact, after talking about Mayweather, McGregor was asked about Ronda Rousey joining the WWE . It was brushed off by mostly everybody, the fans and media scoffed at the idea. But when asked to respond to Mayweather's remarks, McGregor said: "He's engaging". "She looked like she really enjoyed herself and I was very, very happy to see her.

Sports Falcons owner Arthur Blank miffed Patriots' Super Bowl rings have 283 diamonds
Author: 0 Falcons owner Arthur Blank miffed Patriots' Super Bowl rings have 283 diamonds

Falcons owner Arthur Blank expects Matt Ryan's next contract to be a team-friendly deal. The ring contains 283 diamonds to symbolize their 28-3 comeback in their victory over the Atlanta Falcons . "I don't even know where that came from", Blank said. We compete. We work very closely together. The Patriots will be going for their sixth Super Bowl win in the Bill Belichick era Sunday night against the Eagles.

Sports Man United fans welcome Alexis Sanchez ... and his famous dogs
Author: 0 Man United fans welcome Alexis Sanchez ... and his famous dogs

However, one genuine positive for United was the performance of Chile worldwide Sanchez, who shone brightest on an afternoon on which Huddersfield were not shy in targeting the slightly built Chilean. He added: "This win is good for our confidence and we have to fight 'til the end". We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising.

Sports England's injury problems clear up for Six Nations opener
Author: 0 England's injury problems clear up for Six Nations opener

England head coach Eddie Jones on selecting Ben Te'o at outside centre: "Ben will add a different dimension at 13 for us. So hit the line hard". "Ben will have an examination tomorrow (Monday) so we'll know more after that", head coach Eddie Jones said.

Sports Fiji win inaugural Hamilton Sevens
Author: 0 Fiji win inaugural Hamilton Sevens

They first beat Pacific rival Samoa 12-10 in the quarter-finals, then hosts New Zealand 14-12 in a thrilling semi-final. After Australia's hopes of a second consecutive tournament victory were dashed in their semi-final loss to South Africa, stand-in captain James Stannard sent over a 20-metre penalty drop goal after the siren to claim a nail-biting 8-7 win over New Zealand in the third-place playoff on Sunday.

Sports Brazilian winger Lucas joins Tottenham from Paris St Germain
Author: 0 Brazilian winger Lucas joins Tottenham from Paris St Germain

The 25-year-old Brazilian winger has signed a deal with Tottenham until 2023, having grown frustrated with the lack of playing time on offer at PSG. But it is different to if you sign Neymar or Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo . When PSG splashed £38m to take the Brazilian from Sao Paolo five years ago, he was considered one of the next young South Americans ready to take Europe by storm.

Sports Premier League title race not over, Guardiola tells Mourinho
Author: 0 Premier League title race not over, Guardiola tells Mourinho

Javier Hernandez levelled after Glenn Murray's opener but Jose Izquierdo scored a sublime second and Pascal Gross drilled in a third from 20 yards. Nonetheless, it was a remarkable miss, and seemed to give Sean Dyche's side a renewed energy, on which they capitalized in the 82nd minute.

Sports Premier League clubs' January transfer spending up 77%
Author: 0 Premier League clubs' January transfer spending up 77%

Later in the window, the Toffees made a second £20m-plus signing in winger Theo Walcott . Deloitte's Dan Jones said: Such is the level of competition for a coveted top-four position in the Premier League, as well as ongoing European battles, that top clubs have been willing to break with more traditional summer investment strategies to steal a march on their rivals mid-season, with several club transfer records being broken in this window.

Sports Michy Batshuayi scores brace in Borussia Dortmund win
Author: 0 Michy Batshuayi scores brace in Borussia Dortmund win

Eventually, all of the pieces fell into place as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's £55 million switch from Dortmund to Arsenal allowed Olivier Giroud to head for Stamford Bridge and Batshuayi to pack his bags for Germany . It was Dortmund's first Bundesliga win since mid-December, and moved them from seventh to second ahead of the rest of the weekend's fixtures. Cologne levelled on the hour when Roman Buerki cleared a shot and Simon Zoller nodded in on the rebound but Batshuayi responded ...

Sports Super Bowl 52 on Sunday to be the Coldest on Record
Author: 0 Super Bowl 52 on Sunday to be the Coldest on Record

Hamburgers win out in only one state, Missouri, though sliders were the top choice in three more: Wyoming, West Virginia and Georgia. "For years, we've heard from fans that they want the same innovative technology in-stadium that they get at home".

Sports Wales begin Six Nations with thumping victory over Scotland
Author: 0 Wales begin Six Nations with thumping victory over Scotland

Wales were also heavily depleted by injuries, but the rampant hosts ran in four tries for their first-ever Six Nations bonus point and stopped Scotland getting on the scoreboard until the final minute. Steff Evans let Alun Wyn-Jones' pass slip from his fingers as he failed to round off what would have been a sensational try. But his offload wasn't as good as his forwards' support.

Sports Double injury blow for Burnley ahead of Manchester City game
Author: 0 Double injury blow for Burnley ahead of Manchester City game

Their Premier League adventures to this point have been a joy to watch but reality might be biting in Yorkshire. Sanchez's crime had been to play for Spurs' neighbours Arsenal , but the greatest players attract such criticism. "We didn't control it, lost the second ball on the ground and it was a really, really bad goal". Mourinho also revealed a knee injury forced Marouane Fellaini to be taken off just seven minutes after his second half introduction as a substitute.

Author: 0 Conte keen to return to Italy

Conte's former team-mate Alessandro Costacurta is now the Italian FA's vice-commissioner, and he said this week he intends to go to to speak to the Chelsea manager about a return to the national team job. Sarri's spectacular approach has been openly praised by Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, who called Napoli one of the best teams in Europe. However, Palmieri is unlikely to be involved in Monday's game at Watford and fellow new signing Olivier Giroud is expected to be among the ...

Sports Key Super Bowl matchup: Rob Gronkowski vs. Malcolm Jenkins
Author: 0 Key Super Bowl matchup: Rob Gronkowski vs. Malcolm Jenkins

That's the first thought that may come to mind if you stand close enough to New England Patriot tight end Rob Gronkowski , who's all of 6-foot-6, and weighs all of his listed 265 pounds. Added Gronkowski: "They won't clear you if you're not doing well". Players recover as they can. There is now 100% certainty that Gronkowski has been cleared to play Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles .

Sports Pochettino hails Eriksen after Man Utd win
Author: 0 Pochettino hails Eriksen after Man Utd win

Mauricio Pochettino believes Tottenham's bad away record against the Premier League's big six is largely why the title continues to elude the north London club. Tottenham have a team that can beat anybody on their day. "I am a fan of Tottenham's new signing Lucas Moura too. I hope that they can help the team achieve what they want".

Author: 0 Streaker goes mental at Phoenix Open!

DeChambeau, the man they call the Golf Scientist (he has a physics major who applies his understanding of the science to his swing - plying his trade with single length clubs), rifled his approach shot to inside a foot to birdie the last and join Fowler at the top of the leaderboard.

Sports Mourinho says Premier League title race is
Author: 0 Mourinho says Premier League title race is "practically" over

The Red Devils were left licking wounds following a humbling 2-0 defeat away at Tottenham on Wednesday night, but Mourinho still believes. "We didn't have any more players", Guardiola said. A number of City players have been on the receiving end of some bad tackles in recent weeks, prompting Guardiola to call for for better protection from referees, but he did not want to discuss that matter further.

Sports Ravens owner considered replacing John Harbaugh
Author: 0 Ravens owner considered replacing John Harbaugh

Newsome became the Ravens' general manager on November 22, 2002, and has overseen two Super Bowl championships with Baltimore. The Baltimore Ravens have been one of the NFL's best franchises this century, and it's arguable that the biggest factor in their sustained success is Ozzie Newsome .

Sports LeBron James Reportedly Hasn't Discussed Joining Warriors
Author: 0 LeBron James Reportedly Hasn't Discussed Joining Warriors

Creating a $35.3 million max slot for James would see the Warriors tear down their roster. "It's nonsense and it's a non-story", James told reporters, via Business Inisder . It's no secret that James would have a greater chance of getting what he wants (a chance to continue his yearly runs to the Finals) in the Bay versus decisions with the Clippers or Lakers, too.

Sports Theo Walcott urged to prove Arsenal wrong by Sam Allardyce
Author: 0 Theo Walcott urged to prove Arsenal wrong by Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce's Everton side went ahead midway through the first half when January signing Theo Walcott opened his account for the Merseyside outfit. For the visitors, Leighton Baines , James McCarthy , Ramiro Funes Mori and Maarten Stekelenburg are all expected to not feature. They have lost only one game at Emirates Stadium all season - a 1-3 defeat to Manchester United .

Sports Mike Fisher ends retirement, returns to Nashville Predators
Author: 0 Mike Fisher ends retirement, returns to Nashville Predators

He practiced in full Predators gear on Wednesday morning at Bridgestone Arena. The Predators started talking in December about what they might need with a possible return by Fisher at the top of the possibilities. Though he is among the most aggressive at this time of the year, Poile's roster already gets deeper and stronger with Fisher coming back . Laviolette said the team leaders are excited for Fisher's return.

Sports San Juan mayor: Trump's words on Puerto Rico are 'utter hypocrisy'
Author: 0 San Juan mayor: Trump's words on Puerto Rico are 'utter hypocrisy'

A bipartisan group of 30 members of Congress dispatched a letter to FEMA's director this week, making a compelling request for the agency to keep distributing food and water on the island. However, Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz blasted the organization for pulling out of the territory while it's still in the midst of a crisis. "This is the kind of indifference that must be stopped".

Sports Andre Drummond Pokes Fun At Jaylen Brown's All-Star Hopes
Author: 0 Andre Drummond Pokes Fun At Jaylen Brown's All-Star Hopes

Prior to going without an All-Star last season, the Heat had a representative at the event every year since 2005. The big man is making his second All-Star appearance, a nice reward for leading the league in rebounding (15.1 per game). "No (t) sure why Jaylen Brown is confused", said Drummond in the comments. Drummond famously expressed his disappoitment on Twitter after missing out on selection, putting up one of the great " snub " games immediately afterwards, piling on 30 points 24 ...