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Sport Mesut Ozil to swap Arsenal for Manchester United
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil to swap Arsenal for Manchester United

Despite such an underwhelming campaign though, the player remains a highly sought-after figure in the transfer market. The Arsenal playmaker has entered the final year of his contract with the Gunners and is free to walk at the end of the season.

Sport Ireland's bid to host Rugby World Cup is backed by PM
Author: 0 Ireland's bid to host Rugby World Cup is backed by PM

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa , in addressing World Rugby's Council in London, reaffirmed the government's commitment to making the tournament a spectacular success. "One thing World Rugby want to do is break into the United States and we have proved through the match against the All Blacks in Chicago past year (which attracted 62,000 fans) we can bring that to the table".

Author: 0 England drop Ben Stokes after arrest, and Alex Hales

But the bigger concern is what it means for both players' Ashes selection. Stokes, who now serves as deputy to Test captain Joe Root, scored 73 runs in Bristol at the weekend as England took an unassailable 2-0 lead over West Indies and is considered as a shoo-in for the Ashes squad.

Sport Trent Richardson signs with CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders
Author: 0 Trent Richardson signs with CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders

Richardson was one of the most notorious in a line of failed draft picks by Cleveland. But for now, Richardson needs to produce in the CFL and with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. He also caught 51 passes for 367 yards and another score. He also had 730 receiving yards with 7 touchdowns. He then spent time with the Oakland Raiders in 2015 and the Baltimore Ravens in 2016, but he didn't see regular season action with either franchise.

Sport France to Skip 2018 Winter Games If Security Not Assured
Author: 0 France to Skip 2018 Winter Games If Security Not Assured

With Pyeongchang perched just 80km south of the heavily fortified border with North Korea, rising tensions over the North's nuclear programme and the increasingly inflammatory rhetoric being exchanged by the United States and Pyongyang has painted a picture of a Korean peninsula on the brink of war.

Sport Tony Pulis livid at referee and
Author: 0 Tony Pulis livid at referee and "cheating" Alexis Sanchez

We have won our first game, after all and should get out of the group without too much difficulty and we also have that strong squad. Sanchez went down early in the game after a run towards the penalty area. Should Wenger change the whole Arsenal team against BATE Borisov? West Brom will consider themselves unlucky after Nacho Monreal saved a certain goal by clearing Grzegorz Krychowiak's header off the line.

Sport Cesar Azpilicueta backs hit-man Alvaro Morata to fire Blues to glory
Author: 0 Cesar Azpilicueta backs hit-man Alvaro Morata to fire Blues to glory

The Spain worldwide moved to the Premier League champions in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. But is Morata proving that Costa is not being missed? But Chelsea's contribution is disproportionate, meaning that, when sanctioning these loan deals, they knew they would face a weaker version of Palace, Stoke , and Swansea than their rivals.

Sport LeBron James Speaks Publicly About Kyrie Irving Trade for the First Time
Author: 0 LeBron James Speaks Publicly About Kyrie Irving Trade for the First Time

In a wide-ranging discussion at Cavaliers media day on Monday, James spoke several times about the controversy surrounding Donald Trump's recent comments about athlete protests - without mentioning the United States president by name. James commented on the support that National Football League players got not only from teammates but from team owners as well, some of whom also took the field Sunday in solidarity.

Sport Explosion reported on Underground train near Tower Hill station
Author: 0 Explosion reported on Underground train near Tower Hill station

The train was inbound from east London to Ealing Broadway. The cause of the explosion was a rogue mobile phone charger, according to the authorities. Meanwhile, the services on Circle Line and District Line were also disrupted. The incident comes two weeks after an explosive device was detonated on the District Line at Parsons Green station, injuring more than 30 in an attack claimed by Islamic State.

Sport Paris Saint-Germain vs. Bayern Munich: Probable line-ups and stats
Author: 0 Paris Saint-Germain vs. Bayern Munich: Probable line-ups and stats

Carlo Ancelotti does know Marco Verratti well, as he was the manager in charge at the Parc des Princes when PSG signed him. They exited the Champions League at the hands of eventual winners Real Madrid in the quarter-finals last term, having not won the competition since 2012-13.

Sport Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva says he's 'embarrassed' by anthem mix-up
Author: 0 Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva says he's 'embarrassed' by anthem mix-up

On Monday Villanueva addressed the situation, saying that he is not offended by those who choose to kneel during the anthem . He also noted the game was played at Chicago's Soldier Field, which is named to honor military veterans. "We're not participating in the anthem today, not to be disrespectful to the anthem - to remove ourselves from this circumstance", he said. "I made my teammates look bad, and that is my fault and my fault only".

Author: 0 Sergio Aguero is the Premier League's only world-class striker, says Thierry Henry

He's been doing it the longest so you have to give him a bit of credit. "I think sometimes we bypass Aguero like he didn't happen" Henry said, according to the Dailymail . Kane is the holder of the Golden Boot now and won it the previous season as well, but the competition has heated up since the summer transfer market.

Sport Dubai tests first driverless taxi
Author: 0 Dubai tests first driverless taxi

During the test flight the two-seater, 18 rotor drone was unmanned.it took off for a 5-minute flight above a strip of sand on the gulf coast.The flight was watched by Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed. Powered by clean electricity and featuring low noise levels, the AAT is an environmentally-friendly vehicle. The Autonomous Air Taxi (AAT), which is essentially a giant version of a consumer drone but with seats, took off vertically without passengers and was in the air for a brief ...

Sport Dolphins safety Michael Thomas took President Trump's comments 'personally'
Author: 0 Dolphins safety Michael Thomas took President Trump's comments 'personally'

Whether it's the president, whether it's another player in another sport, whether it's a fan, it really doesn't matter if you don't focus on the issues. "We are at our very best when we are working together, building unity and including everyone's voice in a constructive dialogue". "Not to my knowledge", Bowles said.

Sport Cavaliers expect guard Thomas to play in games by January
Author: 0 Cavaliers expect guard Thomas to play in games by January

Some believed he would not return until close to the end of the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season. Isaiah Thomas is expected to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers by January, the team announced Monday. Isaiah Thomas could be running the point for Cleveland by the end of the year. At 28 years old, Thomas has established himself as one of the most dynamic scorers in the National Basketball Association.

Author: 0 NBA, NCAA champs will skip White House visit after Trump attacks

A day after Trump had decried activists, mostly African American National Football League players as "sons of b***s" for kneeling or sitting during renditions of "The Star-Spangled Banner", the USA leader turned his ire to basketball's reigning champions and their top player Stephen Curry .

Author: 0 Lukaku goal gives United 1-0 win over Southampton

When Luke Shaw joined Manchester United from Southampton under then manager Louis van Gaal in 2014, it was expected that the young England global would go on to make the left-back position his own for years to come. Steven Gerrard has admitted that Jose Mourinho is proving to be the "difference" at Manchester United this season. Mino Raiola, the player's agent, said: "He would like this song to stop".

Sport Indian shuttler PV Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan, third highest civilian award
Author: 0 Indian shuttler PV Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan, third highest civilian award

Also, she is the inspiration to all the people. The Olympic medallist PV Sindhu who made India proud with her excellent performance and became the first Indian to win a silver medal at the Rio Games previous year is now on the road to win third highest civilian honour - Padma Bhushan award , which was recommended by the Sports Ministry on Monday.

Sport Real Madrid look to reverse fortunes at Dortmund
Author: 0 Real Madrid look to reverse fortunes at Dortmund

Dortmund, meanwhile, have won 41 consecutive home Bundesliga games , including a 6-1 victory over Borussia Monchengladbach on Saturday. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who had a hat trick against Monchengladbach, has scored eight Bundesliga goals and 12 goals in all competitions this season.

Sport Man Quits NFL Stadium Job of 30 Years After National Anthem Protests
Author: 0 Man Quits NFL Stadium Job of 30 Years After National Anthem Protests

After working for almost three decades at New York's New Era Field, a man quit his job Sunday after Buffalo Bills team members knelt in protest during the national anthem. At a rally in Alabama on Friday, Trump called for people to walk out of NFL stadiums when they see players taking a knee during the national anthem and called for owners to cut players that choose to demonstrate this year.

Sport Formula One: Aston Martin to become Red Bull's title sponsor from 2018
Author: 0 Formula One: Aston Martin to become Red Bull's title sponsor from 2018

The British sports vehicle maker has signed a deal with Red Bull Racing which could eventually lead to Aston Martin supplying engines to the F1 team. Red Bull team principal, Christian Horner , heralded the announcement as the latest chapter of their "pioneering project" that stems from the Aston Martin Valkyrie that will be built for 2018, with customers starting to receive the F1-inspired Hyper Car from the following year.

Sport Von Miller regrets fake handshake versus Bills
Author: 0 Von Miller regrets fake handshake versus Bills

At this moment in time, we felt like, as a team, we had to do something. His 76.9 percent completion rate was his second best since joining the Bills , and 42.3 percent of his passes went for first downs, the fourth-highest rate in his Bills career.

Sport Homesick Conte ready to return to Italy
Author: 0 Homesick Conte ready to return to Italy

And now Conte has spoken of his wish to return to Italy, where he previously managed the national team and lead Juventus to three successive league titles between 2012-14. "This experience is helping me so much". 'The English experience has greatly enriched me, and I'd like to carry on as manager in the future'. "The job of being a coach is the most precarious job ever".

Sport Weighing options after agreeing to Bulls' buyout — Wade to AP
Author: 0 Weighing options after agreeing to Bulls' buyout — Wade to AP

The 35-year-old Wade has won three National Basketball Association championships, has taken home a Finals MVP (2006) and has been named an All-Star 12 out of his 14 seasons in the league. The reason it seems unlikely to happen, though, are the draws of playing with either Paul or James in similarly needy situations with Houston or Cleveland.

Sport Injury latest ahead of Shakhtar test
Author: 0 Injury latest ahead of Shakhtar test

Pep Guardiola is preparing to send out an unprecedented message on Manchester City's social media channels pleading with fans to come to home Champions League matches. They [City's young players] need this kind of competition. "It is a good dressing room to be around". "There will be a moment where the market is closed for us but it is open for the others".

Author: 0 Trump Tweets Don't Help TV Football Ratings

But even if ratings are down year-over-year, the early numbers also indicate that ratings for this week's slate of games could end up being better than they were for the season's first two weeks, even despite the controversy. Overall, ratings for Sunday's National Football League matches were down about 4 percent, according to John Ourand, a reporter at Sports Business Journal.

Sport Yankees Judge rules rookie home run record
Author: 0 Yankees Judge rules rookie home run record

He hit a two-run shot in the third inning off Jakob Junis for his 49th homer of the season and moved to 50 in the seventh with a deep shot off Royals reliever Trevor Cahill . Judge is one of two players this year, along with Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins, to launch 50 homers. He won the Home Run Derby, and even commissioner Rob Manfred did not think it was out of bounds to speculate about Judge being the next face of the sport.

Sport LeBron James: 'I Was Ready To Give The Keys' to Kyrie Irving
Author: 0 LeBron James: 'I Was Ready To Give The Keys' to Kyrie Irving

LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors look on during the first half in Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 12, 2017 in Oakland, California. "It wasn't a name call .it was like 'You bum!' Me and my friends call each other that all the time". James added he hoped he was able to help Irving be a good as he could be.