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

Courtois (ankle), Morata (back) and Willian are all out for Chelsea, but Cesc Fabregas could return from injury. Speaking ahead of today's FA Cup clash with Newcastle, Conte refused to renew his public attack on the club's lack of signings.

Sport Eagles Fans Donate to Mike Zimmer Foundation After Behavior at NFC Championship
Author: 0 Eagles Fans Donate to Mike Zimmer Foundation After Behavior at NFC Championship

The Eagles won 13 games this season without having a 1,000-yard rusher or receiver, and went the entire season with just two 100-yard efforts by a running back or receiver. How much it means to win another? The city of Boston, on the other hand, can only be compared to the rich kid on the block that gets whatever they desire.

Sport USA gymnastics board resigns in wake of Larry Nassar abuse scandal
Author: 0 USA gymnastics board resigns in wake of Larry Nassar abuse scandal

More than 150 women spoke out over a sentencing hearing in MI that lasted more than a week. "My heart breaks thinking about the incomprehensible pain all of them and their families have experienced". A trio of USA Gymnastics board of directors top executives - chairman Paul Parilla , vice chairman Jay Binder and treasurer Bitsy Kelley - already stepped down Monday following stinging criticism by victims of the organisation's handling of the Nassar case.

Sport Jurgen Klopp: More Liverpool signings in January 'not likely'
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp: More Liverpool signings in January 'not likely'

Klopp would have loved to start with Adam Lallana who is being eased back into action, but, the midfielder will be out due to a muscular tear. They are also fighting a relegation battle and the recent outcomes have gained some hope in order to retain their Premier League status.

Sport McMahon's XFL could put hurts on LA Chargers
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One of the first things WWE mogul Vince McMahon said when he announced the return of his XFL football league was that players would have to stand for the national anthem. Well, at present, no cities have been announced as the home base for any of the XFL teams. Lorenzen doesn't seem to have a criminal history, which would, according to McMahon, preclude any player from joining the league.

Sport Federer Plays Chung For Aussie Final Spot
Author: 0 Federer Plays Chung For Aussie Final Spot

In the absence of the injured Andy Murray , Britain's Kyle Edmund will take on Cilic in the other semi-final. "I'll definitely have to look into how I need to play against him because he has some great qualities, especially defensively, like Novak has", Federer said .

Sport Mourinho dampens Cristiano Ronaldo talk
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I care about the club and I don't want to add fire. JOSE MOURINHO has dismissed the prospect of making a move for Cristiano Ronaldo . 'We want to try to resolve to have them without problems for the next matches coming in Febuary, Premier League and also Champions League, but apart from that we go with a very strong team'.

Sport 2 militants killed in J&K encounter
Author: 0 2 militants killed in J&K encounter

Earlier, Director-General of Jammu and Kashmir SP Vaid took to Twitter to confirm the killing of the terrorists. Unfortunately, one boy was also killed in the crossfire and two ladies have sustained injuries. Local sources told Rising Kashmir that amid pro-freedom slogans the slain militant, identified as Sameer Ahmad Wani of Audoo village of district Shopian was laid to rest.

Sport Brewers sign Cain to 5-year, $80 million deal
Author: 0 Brewers sign Cain to 5-year, $80 million deal

Free-agent outfielder Lorenzo Cain has reached agreement on a five-year, $80 million deal with the Milwaukee Brewers , a source told ESPN on Thursday. Braun has three years with a fourth year mutual option and $55 guaranteed including a $4 buyout in 2021. "It's possible", Stearns said Thursday when asked about considering more deals.

Sport Kyrie Irving threatened to sit out if the Cavaliers didn't trade him
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving threatened to sit out if the Cavaliers didn't trade him

Irving threatened to undergo the surgery during the current season if the Cavaliers didn't trade him . The news of Kyrie Irving's demands to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers caught much of National Basketball Association world off-guard, but it didn't have the same effect on Draymond Green.

Sport T'Challa and Shuri are excellent siblings in new 'Black Panther' clip
Author: 0 T'Challa and Shuri are excellent siblings in new 'Black Panther' clip

But early signs at the box office, like record-breaking ticket presales , indicated it was going to do extremely well. Lexus has collaborated with Marvel Studios in the hopes of attaining a younger customer base. In 2017, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 had a $146 million opening. Also, we should take into account the fact that early online ticket sales sold out nearly immediately when they became available.

Sport Woods marks return with a level-par 72 in FI Open
Author: 0 Woods marks return with a level-par 72 in FI Open

I missed one at 13, but I hit a lot of good ones, which is good, it's a good sign going into tomorrow. Spain's Rahm can overtake Dustin Johnson at the head of the rankings with a third PGA Tour win in this week's Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego.

Sport Bills C Eric Wood diagnosed with career-ending neck injury
Author: 0 Bills C Eric Wood diagnosed with career-ending neck injury

He was second to defensive tackle Kyle Williams among Buffalo's longest-tenured active players. Woods was able to play in the Bills' first playoff game in 18 seasons this year. Wood had just signed a two-year contract extension in August that ran through the 2019 season. Wood has started 120 games for the Bills during his nine year career.

Sport ESPN's Jemele Hill leaving her job at 'Sportscenter'
Author: 0 ESPN's Jemele Hill leaving her job at 'Sportscenter'

Shortly after resolving a lengthy controversy, Jemele Hill will be leaving the 6 pm SportsCenter time slot and moving to another ESPN property, The Undefeated . I'm ecstatic to be in such a supportive environment to explore the next phase in my career. SC6, which began February 6, 2017, has undergone recent format changes, according to Norby Williamson, ESPN Executive Vice President, Production and Executive Editor.

Sport MSU athletic director Mark Hollis retires in wake of Larry Nassar scandal
Author: 0 MSU athletic director Mark Hollis retires in wake of Larry Nassar scandal

Nassar is now serving a 60-year sentence in federal prison for possession of child pornography. Statutes of limitations often are the biggest impediment to lawsuits over sexual abuse from many years ago. Judge Rosemarie Aquilina made the remark Wednesday as Larry Nassar's sentencing hearing entered a seventh and final day in Lansing, Michigan. State Attorney General Bill Schuette will review how Michigan State handled the allegations against Nassar.

Sport Tottenham star ruled out of Newport clash despite contradicting claim
Author: 0 Tottenham star ruled out of Newport clash despite contradicting claim

Fifth round awaits for Spurs? . Robbie Willmott and Frank Nouble will start as the wingers for the Exiles and look to get in behind the Spurs' backline and pepper the box with crosses. The South Wales side are now unbeaten in their last five league games, and they sit in the eighth spot in the league table. Tottenham's key striker Harry Kane is also in the form of his life.

Sport Indian Premier League franchises ready to splash cash at mega auction
Author: 0 Indian Premier League franchises ready to splash cash at mega auction

In all 578 players will go under the hammer for 182 open slots during the 2018 IPL player auction in Bengaluru this weekend. The marquee list includes Gautam Gambhir , Ravichandran Ashwin , Yuvraj Singh, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan and Harbhajan Singh from India while from overseas , players such as Ben Stokes , Kane Williamson, Joe Root , Christopher Gayle, Mitchell Starc, Glenn Maxwell, Faf du Plessis, Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard and Shakib Hasan - each priced at Rs 2 crore ...

Sport Spurs agree terms with £22m Liverpool, Man Utd target
Author: 0 Spurs agree terms with £22m Liverpool, Man Utd target

However, a fee is yet to be agreed and according to French broadcaster RMC , PSG are reportedly chasing around €25million. PSG are willing to sell the Brazil winger for around £22 million and Tottenham have held talks with him about a move.

Sport Five reasons why India beat Bangladesh in the quarter-final
Author: 0 Five reasons why India beat Bangladesh in the quarter-final

Choosing to bat, India rode on a couple of solid partnerships to get to 265 in 49.2 overs and Bangladesh , who were slow to start, got bogged down by the pressure created by the rising required run-rate. He hit nine boundaries in his 94-ball knock, sharing an 86-run second wicket stand with Shaw (40) and 74 for the third wicket with wicketkeeper Harvik Desai (34).

Sport Analyst Opinion of: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU), Coty Inc. (COTY)
Author: 0 Analyst Opinion of: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU), Coty Inc. (COTY)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles by 163.8% in the third quarter. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles now has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of €17.38 ($20.68). During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.35 EPS. sell-side analysts predict that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will post 2.71 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Sport Ravens CB Marlon Humphrey arrested on robbery charges in Alabama
Author: 0 Ravens CB Marlon Humphrey arrested on robbery charges in Alabama

A more detailed report states an Uber driver picked up Humphrey and two females from the Strip in Tuscaloosa and drove them to the nearby hotel. Humphrey then, according to the report , refused to return it, elbowed the driver and balled his fist like he wanted to fight.

Sport Deondre Francois Being Investigated For Domestic Violence
Author: 0 Deondre Francois Being Investigated For Domestic Violence

She claimed Francois broke the bedroom door, picked her up, threw her on the ground and tried to kick her out. According to the police report , Francois called the police to his off-campus apartment where he and his girlfriend have lived the last few months.

Sport Vox Founder Quickly Rethinks Tweet On Serial Child Molester Larry Nassar
Author: 0 Vox Founder Quickly Rethinks Tweet On Serial Child Molester Larry Nassar

In November 2017, he was also found guilty of sexually abusing seven girls and was sentenced to 60 years in prison for child pornography. Some of her "Fierce Five" and "Final Five" teammates from the 2012 and 2016 Olympics in London and Rio de Janeiro, including Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney and Simone Biles, said they were among Nassar's victims.

Sport Form Aussie Finch ruled out of fourth ODI against England
Author: 0 Form Aussie Finch ruled out of fourth ODI against England

With Finch's withdrawal, Australia will be forced to find a new opening partner for David Warner, with Travis Head expected to return to the team. 'This is where we've probably struggled a little in the past, where we've won the series and let our guard down a bit and we want to change that.

Sport Rafael Nadal Retires With Leg Injury at the Australian Open
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Retires With Leg Injury at the Australian Open

The world No.6 powered into his third Grand Slam decider with a 6-2, 7-6 (7/4), 6-2 win in 2hr 18min on Rod Laver Arena over the unseeded Edmund to be the first man into Sunday's final. "I thought something happened, but I didn't realize how bad". "I noticed that just in the third game, the third set, when I broke him, he just let a couple of balls go past him", Cilic , racked in sweat, told Jim Courier in the on-court interview.

Sport MSU President Resigns Hours After Larry Nassar Sentencing
Author: 0 MSU President Resigns Hours After Larry Nassar Sentencing

I don't think anyone could say that Lou Anna Simon hasn't had great accomplishments. Justice for those who suffered Nassar's assaults demands a full and unobstructed accounting from MSU . As Larry Nassar sat in his prison overalls, just metres away from them, survivor after survivor looked him in the eye and reminded him of what he'd done to them.

Sport Mascherano to leave Barcelona as Hebei move looms
Author: 0 Mascherano to leave Barcelona as Hebei move looms

An emotional Mascherano said: 'I was the fortunate one because seven and a half years ago I came here to fulfil a dream. As time passed, it was becoming clear that I was losing space as a protagonist and everything was becoming harder for me.

Sport Jamie Donaldson threatens 59 on way to Dubai Desert Classic lead
Author: 0 Jamie Donaldson threatens 59 on way to Dubai Desert Classic lead

Former Ryder Cup star Jamie Donaldson flirted with carding the first 59 on the European Tour before having to settle for an opening 62. Paul Dunne also had a good day in the desert after his round of 66. "Thankfully I was able to do that". The OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic, a part of the European Tour , is considered the top professional golfing tournament in the Middle East and in recent years has risen to become a widely recognised and reputed tournament on the world circuit.

Sport Dayton's take on attending the Super Bowl
Author: 0 Dayton's take on attending the Super Bowl

The Philadelphia Eagles are the first team since the 1990 New York Giants to reach a Super Bowl without a player totaling 1,000 scrimmage yards though running backs Jay Ajayi and LeGarrette Blount and wide receivers Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith have done so in the past.