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Author: 0 Australian Open Tournament Director: Serena Williams 'Very Likely' To Play

Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley has confirmed the 23-time Grand Slam victor will "very likely" return to tennis in Melbourne for the Australian Open in January. "She wants to break a record that is Margaret Court's", added Tiley. It would be a pretty significant accomplishment for her to be able to do that, " he told the Herald-Sun newspaper.

Sport Government hails European Union tax haven blacklist
Author: 0 Government hails European Union tax haven blacklist

According to a report by the Independent , blacklisted countries face sanctions and could lose access to European Union funds. WIC News understands that the list will be updated regularly. "To be on a blacklist is in itself bad enough and of course there will be consequences for these countries", Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna said.

Sport Bills' White calls Gronk a dirty player
Author: 0 Bills' White calls Gronk a dirty player

The New England tight end said his actions were out of frustration thinking White should have been flagged for pass interference on the play. "I don't know what to say on that". "I just want to apologize to Tre'Davious White". "He is what he did". Dirty shot, so what does that make him? If I'm the coach, yeah, you want to play smart, you don't want to play dirty, you don't want to get that penalty and all that.

Sport Gymnastics doctor jailed for 60 years for child porn
Author: 0 Gymnastics doctor jailed for 60 years for child porn

A starting point for Ness to consider was between 22-27 years. Exposing predators such as Nassar is the only way to effectively clean up these institutions and protect our children's lives. "He abused my trust, abused my body and left scars on my psyche that may never heal", McKayla told the court in her letter. Mckayla, along with several other Team USA national gymnasts reported incidents to ESPN were Nassar abused them in their dorm rooms at the Karolyi Ranch and villages at the ...

Sport LaVar Ball says LiAngelo and LaMelo have signed with agent Harrison Gaines
Author: 0 LaVar Ball says LiAngelo and LaMelo have signed with agent Harrison Gaines

LaMelo is nearing 6-feet-6 and could be as talented as older brother Lonzo , who plays for the Lakers. Lonzo , for instance, was highly recruited before starring at UCLA and LaMelo made a name for himself by scoring 92 points in a high school game last season before being pulled out of Chino Hills High School by LaVar earlier this year.

Sport Devin Booker out 2-3 weeks — Suns
Author: 0 Devin Booker out 2-3 weeks — Suns

Booker also is tied with LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo with the most 30-point games this season with ten . The once-promising Suns backcourt is already without Eric Bledsoe after he was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks in November and will have to make do without Booker for some time.

Sport 76ers sent Okafor, Stauskas to Nets for Booker
Author: 0 76ers sent Okafor, Stauskas to Nets for Booker

The Philadelphia 76ers have finally parted ways with disgruntled forward Jahlil Okahor. During his career, Booker has spent the majority of his years as a backup with averages of 7.1 points and 5.7 rebounds per, but it's been his play while in Brooklyn that has turned heads.

Sport Super Eagles clash worries Argentina's Lionel Messi
Author: 0 Super Eagles clash worries Argentina's Lionel Messi

Argentina star Lionel Messi is anxious about the threat posed by the Super Eagles to his country's chances of reaching the second round of the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup . "I would have to review them to see what we did wrong so we don't repeat them". The criticism went beyond normal and went beyond football. People get exhausted and want to see new faces and new things in the National Team.

Sport Skirball Fire Burns Near Rupert Murdoch's Bel-Air Vineyard
Author: 0 Skirball Fire Burns Near Rupert Murdoch's Bel-Air Vineyard

Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti has declared a state of emergency , with the so-called Skirball blaze forcing evacuations of thousands of residents in the exclusive enclave. In the posh Bel Air area, wildfire has destroyed "at least four and possibly six homes" and forced evacuation. Another fire, known as the Rye Fire, threatened more than 5,000 homes and structures north of Los Angeles.

Sport Ronda Rousey, former UFC star, 'finalizing' a deal with WWE
Author: 0 Ronda Rousey, former UFC star, 'finalizing' a deal with WWE

The mixed martial arts star has always been rumored to make the move to professional wrestling after her UFC career seemingly ended when she was knocked out by Amanda Nunes inside 48 seconds in December 2016. In victory, Holm was the first to expose any weakness in Rousey's game. Previous reports have stated that Rousey has been training for a pro-wrestling career during visits to the WWE's sprawling Performance Centre complex in Orlando, Florida.

Sport Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool will not play for Spartak Moscow draw'
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool will not play for Spartak Moscow draw'

Liverpool remain fourth in the Premier League rankings, while Brighton occupy 12th place after 15 fixtures. It is an occasion, though, that he believes his squad can handle. "We have enough time and we will be prepared for that game [Everton]". They held their nerve in May to beat Middlesbrough on the final day of the season to reach the Champions League knockout phase, where they blitzed German side Hoffenheim.

Sport Chiefs may discipline Marcus Peters for early exit from field
Author: 0 Chiefs may discipline Marcus Peters for early exit from field

The ensuing skirmish featured a unusual turn of events when Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch ran in from the sidelines to "defend Peters". Reid announced that Peters has been suspended for this Sunday's game against the Raiders. Peters was flagged for throwing the flag (how about that for poetic justice?), and while he was not ejected, he took it upon himself to walk off of the field.

Sport Davis accused of misleading parliament over Brexit assessments
Author: 0 Davis accused of misleading parliament over Brexit assessments

Mr Davis replied: "There's nothing...there's no such systematic impact assessments that I'm aware of". Benn asked how the assessments could not exist when the Brexit secretary had previously told MPs in September past year there were sectoral analyses for "about 50 cross-cutting sectors, [for] what is going to happen to them".

Sport UT closing in on deal to make Rainsville's Jeremy Pruitt new HC
Author: 0 UT closing in on deal to make Rainsville's Jeremy Pruitt new HC

Pruitt is in his second season with the Tide. Good luck to everyone involved. He had that position for two seasons after serving as Florida State's defensive coordinator during the Seminoles' national championship season in 2013. Pruitt would also be the second former Saban assistant to take the head coaching position at Tennessee . However, some Vol fans hoping that national championship quarterback Tee Martin would be lured from Southern Cal to Tennessee as Pruitt's offensive ...

Sport Paul Scholes tells Mourinho: This is your best left back
Author: 0 Paul Scholes tells Mourinho: This is your best left back

He's injured, but he'll play for sure. I'm telling the truth. "(Michael) Carrick no chance. No stories of Lacazette, David Silva. I'm not playing for records, I don't want to stay in the history books of this club because of records. "We've drawn matches that are not good results". He certainly took his opportunity well and on another day he could have ended the game with a goal and assist, getting a chance himself in the 20 minute and providing both Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford ...

Sport Angels acquire worldwide slot money in deal with Twins
Author: 0 Angels acquire worldwide slot money in deal with Twins

The Mariners and Angels were among the seven teams to meet with Ohtani in Los Angeles this week. This is significant because the Mariners and Angels are two of seven teams still in the running for Ohtani , who profiles as both a potential ace on the mound and impact hitter at the plate, and Ohtani is subject to the strict bonus limits that cover July 2 global free agents.

Sport Former Oilers QB charged with drugging woman, assaulting her
Author: 0 Former Oilers QB charged with drugging woman, assaulting her

A woman in California has made some serious allegations against Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon in a lawsuit that was filed on Wednesday. He appeared in nine Pro Bowls and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006 . Though Moon has been accused of sexual misconduct and domestic abuse before, this is the first time he has gone under the spotlight in the post-Weinstein era of hyper-awareness towards powerful men sexually harassing and assaulting women.

Sport Tottenham beats APOEL in Champions League group play
Author: 0 Tottenham beats APOEL in Champions League group play

Spurs continued to pour forward and Son doubled their advantage eight minutes before the break when the South Korean played a one-two with Llorente before firing a low drive into the corner of the net. In fact, you can get odds of 10/1 on Apoel Nicosia winning. "I think always it's important to assess the players and be sure that some players need to rest because they are so exhausted and they need to breathe a little bit".

Sport LaVar Ball pulls son LiAngelo Ball out of UCLA
Author: 0 LaVar Ball pulls son LiAngelo Ball out of UCLA

They've played eight games without the sharp-shooting guard and fellow freshmen Cody Riley and Jalen Hill , compiled a 7-1 record heading into Wednesday's game against Montana (5-3) at 8 p.m.at Pauley Pavilion, and don't plan to slow down after this week's additional drama.

Sport Black woman artist wins Britain's Turner Prize
Author: 0 Black woman artist wins Britain's Turner Prize

A further £5,000 is awarded to each of the other shortlisted artists. The 2017 nominees' work is now on view at Ferens Art Gallery in Hull , England, where the victor was announced in a ceremony this evening. The jury praised these exhibitions for addressing pertinent questions of personal and political identity. Her paintings, prints, drawings, and installations are now in the collections of Tate, the Whitworth Art Gallery, and the Leeds City Museum, among other institutions.

Sport Eli Manning to start for New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys
Author: 0 Eli Manning to start for New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys

He had walked into Spagnuolo's office on Monday after McAdoo was sacked and told the former defensive coordinator that he wanted to start again. As Giants owner John Mara said in his press conference Monday, this season was "the ideal storm", as four of the team's star receivers went down with injuries, including Odell Beckham Jr., who was expected to be one of the league's leaders.

Sport Australia rip through England to win second Test — THE ASHES
Author: 0 Australia rip through England to win second Test — THE ASHES

Left-arm quick Mitchell Starc mopped up the tail to take five for 88, his eighth five-wicket haul in tests, but Hazlewood will also share the plaudits after his early intervention. Root, however, simply walked from the field after edging behind. England fought really hard with the ball and last night. Jonny Bairstow offered some resistance with a well-made 36 before he was bowled by Starc as England were skittled out for 233, 120 runs short of the target.

Sport Five English teams qualify for last 16 UEFA Champions League
Author: 0 Five English teams qualify for last 16 UEFA Champions League

Kylian Mbappe got one back for the Parisians who won the group and may go up against the likes of Chelsea , Juventus and Real Madrid in the last 16. Tottenham and Besiktas complete the set of current qualifiers. Liverpool finished atop Group E with 12 points (and a stunning plus-17 goal differential), but they ran up the score on lightweights Maribor (10-0 over two matches) and Spartak Moscow (8-1).

Sport Austria Constitutional Court strikes down law banning same-sex marriage
Author: 0 Austria Constitutional Court strikes down law banning same-sex marriage

With this historic decision, the current restrictions on LGBTQ Austrians will be overturned on December 31, 2018 and marriage equality will be in full effect starting January 1, 2019. The country's courts have now ruled that definition cannot remain and have ordered that marriage be made available to all couples. In other countries, including Chile and Taiwan, such legislation is being drafted.

Sport Giants reach deal with Marlins to acquire Giancarlo Stanton
Author: 0 Giants reach deal with Marlins to acquire Giancarlo Stanton

It only makes sense that he'd want to go to a victor. It was reported Sunday that the Miami Marlins have agreed to the framework on deals that will deal NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton to the San Francisco Giants , or the St. All of that is a real impediment, even for a team with coffers as deep as the Dodgers'. He also added that they view the Dodgers, not the Cardinals , as their biggest threat! They'll need to trade Stanton to achieve that, as his contract runs through the 2028 season.

Sport Philippe Coutinho scores hat-trick as Liverpool routs Spartak Moscow
Author: 0 Philippe Coutinho scores hat-trick as Liverpool routs Spartak Moscow

On this evidence, the group runners-up, including Real Madrid and Bayern Munich , could do worse than to avoid Liverpool in Monday's last-16 draw. Ironically, the Reds found themselves up 3-0 at halftime against their Russian opponents; the same scoreline as their last European fixture against Sevilla before the La Liga side roared back to take a share of the spoils with three goals of their own in the second half.

Sport MS Dhoni reunion possible in IPL 2018
Author: 0 MS Dhoni reunion possible in IPL 2018

Governing Council has cleared up the issue and therefore Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals will be retained for the upcoming IPL season. Moreover, if a franchise doesn't retain even a single player before the auction, they still can't use more than three RTMs.

Sport Celebrities React to Los Angeles Wildfires
Author: 0 Celebrities React to Los Angeles Wildfires

Fire crews responded to the brush fire dubbed the Creek Fire shortly before 4 a.m. and requested structure protection near Kagel Canyon. The fire is northeast of the Getty Center and east of the San Diego Freeway. "We expect to be out here all week fighting and containing this fire", Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said. Residents who had to evacuate from their homes described tense moments as the fires rapidly approached.