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Sport Everton in talks with Arsenal over signing Theo Walcott, confirms Sam Allardyce
Author: 0 Everton in talks with Arsenal over signing Theo Walcott, confirms Sam Allardyce

The Mirror's John Cross noted the figure the Toffees are willing to pay to sign the 28-year-old, who is also reported to be ready for a switch as he seeks a boost in Premier League playing time. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he has informed Walcott he wants him to stay but added on Friday he has not guaranteed game time to the England global, who has 18 months left on his contract.

Sport Norv Turner expected to be named Carolina's offensive coordinator
Author: 0 Norv Turner expected to be named Carolina's offensive coordinator

The 65-year-old coach has been out of football since resigning from his post as the Vikings' offensive coordinator during the 2016 season. Turner will be expected to spark to a Panthers offense with dynamic playmakers in Cam Newton and Christian McCaffrey that was criticized as often being predictable under Shula's watch.

Author: 0 Steelers Will Have To Fight Jaguars, And Brutal Winter Weather On Sunday

With that in mind, it's imperative that Steelers offensive tackles Alejandro Villanueva and Marcus Gilbert keep them in check in order for Pittsburgh to win this game. The Jaguars allowed 146 rushing yards per game during their initial five contests . Sean Davis has played a little better as of late, and Mike Mitchell is going to have to improve his ability to help others in two high and one high safety looks.

Sport When is Super Bowl 2018? Date, time, location, TV channel
Author: 0 When is Super Bowl 2018? Date, time, location, TV channel

Bank Stadium. But if the Vikings are in the Super Bowl, the National Football League is going to let them practice at their own facility and send the AFC team to the University of Minnesota. The other game going on this weekend is the Jacksonville Jaguars taking on the Pittsburg Steelers in the AFC . However, the Steelers are too strong for the Jaguars, and the Patriots seem likely to overwhelm the Titans.

Sport League looking into possible Rooney Rule violation
Author: 0 League looking into possible Rooney Rule violation

Oakland appeared to fulfill the mandate by interviewing its tight ends coach, Bobby Johnson, and USC offensive coordinator Tee Martin . While the Raiders have been criticized for turning the Rooney Rule into a farce, you have to wonder about the NFL's motivation here too.

Sport Raptors youngsters step up against Cavaliers
Author: 0 Raptors youngsters step up against Cavaliers

It's been a bad stretch of games for Cleveland, as they now find themselves 6.5 games behind the Boston Celtics at the top of the Eastern Conference, and 3.5 games behind the Raptors in second. Just about every aspect of the Cavs looked bad, except for LeBron James' shoe game. "We all have to be held accountable for how well we play, how we play, how hard we play, and what we are going to do for another", James said.

Sport Juventus have already responded to Chelsea's interest in Allegri
Author: 0 Juventus have already responded to Chelsea's interest in Allegri

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte escaped danger after a glass table top at the team's training ground was blown off a roof terrace and crashed down on his Nissan Juke. Herein lies the problem for Chelsea , as the Bianconeri will be keeping a firm grasp on their Coach, unwilling to allow him to leave for England.

Sport Sixers play cruel joke on British comedian during London game
Author: 0 Sixers play cruel joke on British comedian during London game

On the back on Kyrie Irving , the Celtics have all the looks of a true contender. Simmons returned and immediately assisted on a Robert Covington three to force another Stevens timeout with the lead at 18 points. They now lead the league in games played with 43, two more than the next closest team. He's a master of defending without fouling - going straight up with this hands in the air.

Sport Canada excludes Kinrade from Olympic roster
Author: 0 Canada excludes Kinrade from Olympic roster

Rather than slapping the team together at the last minute and right into competition, general manager Sean Burke and coach Willie Desjardins will have the opportunity for a mini training camp before Canada opens play in PyeongChang against Switzerland on February 15.

Sport Prediction: Barcelona vs Celta
Author: 0 Prediction: Barcelona vs Celta

Ernesto Valverde's men are already 16 points clear of arch rivals Real Madrid in the La Liga standings, which is enough to suggest they should ease off to the league trophy, while they have also been doing well in the Champions League, where they will battle out-of-sorts Chelsea for a place in the quarter-finals.

Sport UCF challenges Alabama to game with Tuscaloosa billboard
Author: 0 UCF challenges Alabama to game with Tuscaloosa billboard

So it's unlikely that Alabama will all of a sudden grant a random "We Want Bama" request to play UCF in a home-and-home series. This season, the Auburn Tigers beat both the Georgia Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide, who are playing in the last game of the College Football Playoff.

Sport Bears add Hiestand as OL coach
Author: 0 Bears add Hiestand as OL coach

Hiestand has 36 years of coaching experience. Helfrich's crowning achievement in Eugene was leading the Ducks to the National Championship Game in 2014, the first year of the College Football Playoff . Helfrich's arrival signals that Nagy will continue to meld Reid's West Coast scheme with spread principles, including RPOs (run-pass options) and utilizing every inch of the field, not every second on the play clock.

Sport Eagles to Play in London in 2018
Author: 0 Eagles to Play in London in 2018

As frustrating as this may be for some Eagles fans since there's always been an argument about how unfair it can be for teams having to travel that far when a majority of the league doesn't have to, there are at least a few positives about the whole situation for Doug Pederson 's squad.

Sport Alabama's Nick Saban won't be coaching Giants
Author: 0 Alabama's Nick Saban won't be coaching Giants

It just happens to be open. "Why he would do it, I don't know, but it would not shock me if he did". Added Arians on why Saban would want to coach the Giants: "Because they're the New York Giants ". Hiring a defensive guy would be a departure from the team's recent practice. Word Wednesday was that Patricia is viewed as the favorite. The fact that the Giants didn't hire Wilks immediately doesn't mean he's out of the running, but the door is now open for the Cardinals or Colts to snatch him.

Sport Andrew Benintendi's agent fired after discovery of hidden camera
Author: 0 Andrew Benintendi's agent fired after discovery of hidden camera

The player confronted Wood, then followed by firing him immediately, sources say. He also represented Tampa Bay right-handers Jake Odorizzi and Ryne Stanek , Chicago White Sox third baseman Cody Asche and former Mets reliever David Phelps , who is now with the Seattle Mariners.

Sport India to play two T20s in Ireland before tour of England
Author: 0 India to play two T20s in Ireland before tour of England

The matches will be in Dublin on June 27 and June 29 , the BCCI has confirmed. India last toured Ireland in 2007 for an ODI, which they won by nine runs through the Duckworth Lewis (D/L) method. It is also expected that some players will head to England before the others to get a feel of the conditions and play some County games. They have played a solitary T20I against Ireland at Trent Bridge during 2009 T20 WC.

Sport Liverpool could sign Naby Keita in January by paying £13m
Author: 0 Liverpool could sign Naby Keita in January by paying £13m

However, with Philippe Coutinho joining Barcelona over the weekend in a deal worth £142m, Jurgen Klopp has stepped up his search to find a replacement. Leipzig would consider allowing Keita to leave this month for a fee of between 15m and 20m euros (£13m-£17.5m). The Guinea global will be unable to play in the Champions League but will give added squad depth in the Premier League as Liverpool battle for a place in the top four.

Sport Australia rake in the plaudits after sealing the Ashes
Author: 0 Australia rake in the plaudits after sealing the Ashes

Root was unbeaten on 42 at the close with Jonny Bairstow not out 17. In the end England wilted badly at the back end of the fifth Test in Sydney with key man Root laid low by a tummy bug and unable to complete his innings. However, the ensuing four-Test series against South Africa and next year's Ashes in England are also firmly on his mind. Australia captain Steve Smith said "belief", each player knowing their roles and a home crowd were behind their success.

Sport Jay Bruce returning to New York Mets
Author: 0 Jay Bruce returning to New York Mets

Bruce, 30, played in 146 games last season with the New York Mets and the Cleveland Indians . Bruce previously played with the Cincinnati Reds from 2008-2016, the Mets from 2016-2017, and the Indians to close out the 2017 season. The Mets are still in the market for a second baseman or third baseman and some bullpen help. The biggest victor of this deal is Sandy Alderson who not only got a great player back in the organization, but was able to bring him back for a reasonable cost ...

Sport Manchester United interested in PSG's Lucas Moura
Author: 0 Manchester United interested in PSG's Lucas Moura

Factor in United's need for a right-sided winger and the deal seems like a no-brainer, but a lot of United fans on Twitter have one reason why they don't want Moura. According to Sky Sports , however, United have established interest in the forward, who hasn't started a game under Unai Emery this season, but no bid has been made despite talk of a potential £20m deal.

Sport Peter Beardsley issues statement in wake of bullying investigation at Newcastle
Author: 0 Peter Beardsley issues statement in wake of bullying investigation at Newcastle

Peter Beardsley has found himself the subject of an investigation after being accused of bullying and racism. Peter Beardsley has taken a "period of leave" as the club investigate claims of racism and bullying against him. Newcastle have not commented on the issue and it is not yet known whether the former Magpies and England star will continue to work with the club's academy players while the probe is ongoing.

Sport Electoral body releases timetable for 2019 polls
Author: 0 Electoral body releases timetable for 2019 polls

Mahmood Yakubu, at a press conference, noted that under the 1999 Constitution (as amended) and the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended), there are certain steps from the publication of notice of election to the conduction of polls to be adhered to.

Sport Jack Wilshere limps out of Arsenal's clash against Chelsea with ankle injury
Author: 0 Jack Wilshere limps out of Arsenal's clash against Chelsea with ankle injury

It's a policy the boss has never shied away from over the years, but following Arsenal's FA Cup shock exit the League Cup may be Arsenal's best hope of adding another trophy to the cabinet this season. "The only thing I want to say is the performance of Alexis and the commitment does not depend on the duration of his contract, it just depends on the fact that when he's on the pitch he wants to play".

Sport Eric Staal Will Represent Minnesota Wild at NHL All-Star Game
Author: 0 Eric Staal Will Represent Minnesota Wild at NHL All-Star Game

Schenn has provided clutch scoring early in his stint with the Blues, as he ranks second in the National Hockey League with six game-winning goals on the season. The Calgary, Alberta, native was also an AHL All-Rookie Team member and Calder Cup champion with the Hershey Bears as a first-year pro in 2005-06, totaling 51 points (12-39-51) and 105 penalty minutes in 68 AHL games from 2005-07.

Sport Serena Williams reveals life-threatening complications after giving birth
Author: 0 Serena Williams reveals life-threatening complications after giving birth

Smoking, being overweight and obesity, and genetics are all factors that may cause blood clotting . As she had predicted, they put her on a heparin (anticoagulant) drip. "That was an unbelievable feeling, and then everything went bad", she tells Vogue . "I hate playing her because she gets this look on her face where she just looks sad if she's losing".

Sport Matt Patricia's head coaching preferred destination revealed
Author: 0 Matt Patricia's head coaching preferred destination revealed

When I woke up Wednesday morning, I was glued to the reports and rumors still circling from a Tuesday afternoon radio interview which more than hinted that the Giants head coaching position might be enough to extract Nick Saban from the machine he has built at Alabama.

Sport Pirates Agree To Trade Gerrit Cole To Astros
Author: 0 Pirates Agree To Trade Gerrit Cole To Astros

Passan did note that "generally, this sort of thing winds up with a deal being consummated". Cole did top 200 innings for the second time in 2017 and also saw his strikeout numbers tick back up close to one per inning. It was by far the worst performance of his career. Passan reports that Houston is dangling outfielder Derek Fisherin the talks, although he says the Pirates would want more , which makes sense.