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Sports FA question Arsenal boss Wenger about Chelsea comments
Author: 0 FA question Arsenal boss Wenger about Chelsea comments

Arsenal now turn their attention to their FA Cup third-round tie at Nottingham Forest on Sunday. Arsène Wenger has been given a three-match touchline ban for his conduct towards match officials and will have to sit among Chelsea supporters during Arsenal's Carabao Cup semi-final first leg at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Titans get lucky when Jeff Triplette rules Marcus Mariota did not fumble

Marcus Mariota threw the touchdown pass to Marcus Mariota . Despite the lackluster start that saw them take a 21-3 deficit to the break, Titans fans got to see another play that will be ingrained in their brains for the rest of time. Mariota is the first player in the Super Bowl era with a pass TD and receiving TD in a single playoff game, and Mariota did it on the same play. I swear, the longer you watch football, the more you see things you never thought you'd see before.

Sports Travis Kelce leaves game with obvious concussion symptoms
Author: 0 Travis Kelce leaves game with obvious concussion symptoms

He led all tight ends with 83 receptions this season and had five catches for 84 yards in the first half of Saturday's game. Kelce eventually stood up but appeared wobbly with teammates holding him up. Kelce is having his best National Football League season, and finished with a career-high eight TD catches. Both give the Chiefs playmakers they have lacked recently.

Sports Siniakova beats Sharapova to reach Shenzhen Open final
Author: 0 Siniakova beats Sharapova to reach Shenzhen Open final

Halep won here in 2015 and Siniakova claimed the title a year ago. "It's wonderful to be back in the final". Despite being broken back in the next game, the sixth-seeded Czech maintained her focus to take Halep's serve twice more and level the match at a set apiece.

Sports Saints defense bracing for first test vs Panthers' Olsen
Author: 0 Saints defense bracing for first test vs Panthers' Olsen

It means the Saints (11-5) play the Panthers (11-5) in the Superdome, where New Orleans hasn't lost a playoff game since 1992 and is 4-0 in the postseason under Payton. So the Saints need to get Pro Bowlers Mark Ingram (1,124 yards and 12 touchdowns on 230 carries) and Alvin Kamara (728 yards and eight touchdowns on 120 carries) back on track.

Sports Oman crowned Gulf Cup champions after win over UAE
Author: 0 Oman crowned Gulf Cup champions after win over UAE

It ended 5-4 on penalties for Oman. The Middle-eastern news outlet say a portion of the wounded fans have been ushered to the local Farwaniya hospital's A&E. Kuwait are the most successful nation having won it 10 times. Thousands of Qataris also celebrated on Doha Corniche to express their support for Oman which had been defying pressure by Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain and standing by Qatar during the ongoing illegal blockade.

Author: 0 Titans rule out RB DeMarco Murray (knee) against Chiefs

The Chiefs were known as the Dallas Texans in 1962 when they beat Houston for the AFL championship. Meanwhile, the Bills ended the longest playoff drought in North American sports, reaching the postseason for the first time since 1999. That means a full workload for former Alabama back Derrick Henry , who rarely sees solo work in the Titans backfield. Starting cornerback Logan Ryan and Da'Norris Searcy both missed practice Wednesday with an illness.

Sports Panthers, Rivera close to contract extension
Author: 0 Panthers, Rivera close to contract extension

The deal is expected to be finalized before the Panthers' NFC wild-card game at New Orleans on Sunday, and could be announced Saturday. "We've had consistency of winning and we've gone to the playoffs four out of five years". Originally set to expire following next year, Rivera should now remain in Carolina for at least a few more seasons. Becker was promoted to COO after owner Jerry Richardson said he would sell the team in the wake of allegations of workplace misconduct .

Sports Dale Steyn injures heel on return from shoulder problems
Author: 0 Dale Steyn injures heel on return from shoulder problems

Initial scans showed tissue damage around the bottom of Steyn's foot and near the heel, Moosajee said, and Steyn wouldn't be able to bowl again in the Test in Cape Town . Umesh Yadav though might have to wait for his chance a little longer as the three Indian pacers put in an impressive performance on the first day of the Test.

Sports 'This Is Unacceptable.' Baltimore Students Forced to Bundle Up in Frigid Classrooms
Author: 0 'This Is Unacceptable.' Baltimore Students Forced to Bundle Up in Frigid Classrooms

Alison Perkins-Cohen, the chief of staff of Baltimore City Public Schools, said in a letter to families, students and staff members on Tuesday that workers had visited the buildings over the winter break to try to ensure they were ready. She told the paper that the district will close schools when conditions are unsafe or unhealthy. "They said half of the school was without heat", she said.

Sports Kevin De Bruyne On Bench - Manchester City Team vs Burnley Confirmed
Author: 0 Kevin De Bruyne On Bench - Manchester City Team vs Burnley Confirmed

The Spaniard has transformed Manchester City since arriving at the Etihad. "We have other options to play in that position in the squad and, of course, Sergio is going to play and hopefully can show us the top level that he has", he said ahead of the visit of Burnley in the FA Cup .

Sports Svitolina triumphs in Brisbane
Author: 0 Svitolina triumphs in Brisbane

Svitolina, who had beaten second seed Karolina Pliskova in the semi-final, was in complete control throughout. She raced to a 3-0 lead before 23-year-old Belarusian Sasnovich found her range with some lethal backhands and briefly threatened to make it a contest.

Sports Nick Kyrgios comes back to make semi-finals in Brisbane International
Author: 0 Nick Kyrgios comes back to make semi-finals in Brisbane International

Then a crucial break in the final set gave Kyrgios the edge and sent him through to the semi-final where he will play either no.1 seed Grigor Dimitrov or Kyle Edmund. "So the first two matches of the year, I've got through two tough three-setters", added Kyrgios, who beat compatriot Matthew Ebdon 6-7 (3) 7-6 (5) 6-2 in the second round.

Author: 0 Shannon Sharpe says Lonzo Ball will never score like Trae Young

The only other time the Lakers lost nine in a row at home was in last season. Has he been more good than bad? But the grease that keeps this well-oiled machine running is Ball-without him, the Lakers aren't fun to watch, nor are they almost as good.

Sports Antonio Conte orders Chelsea board to make three January signings
Author: 0 Antonio Conte orders Chelsea board to make three January signings

The Blues boss revealed a fresh concern as Eden Hazard is a major doubt to take on Norwich this weekend after picking up a calf injury against Arsenal on Wednesday night. "I don't like to speak about the other coach or players. He has to continue in this way and for sure this situation will change". "I think there is this maybe this habit here, but I'm not involved in the transfer market, I give my opinion but the club decide for the players they want to buy, to invest in", he told ...

Sports City's Silva absence due to prematurely-born son
Author: 0 City's Silva absence due to prematurely-born son

City manager Pep Guardiola allowed Silva to miss his side's league games with Tottenham, Newcastle and Crystal Palace and their League Cup win over Leicester said Silva's priority should be his family. "We are very happy David is back, we don't know how long but he made another exhibition - he's essential, he showed how important he is for us", the City manager told reporters.

Sports Donovan McNabb out at ESPN after sexual harassment allegations
Author: 0 Donovan McNabb out at ESPN after sexual harassment allegations

Former NFL Network employee Jami Cantor leveled the accusations in the complaint against NFL Enterprises in a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court in October. Because of revelations in the lawsuit, NFL Net suspended former players Marshall Faulk , Ike Taylor and Heath Evans , pending its own investigation.

Sports Spurs reportedly tried hard to get Kyrie Irving
Author: 0 Spurs reportedly tried hard to get Kyrie Irving

After Irving asked the Cleveland Cavaliers' front office for a trade and the rumor spread throughout the internet, a lot of possible destinations for him started surfacing; it was not a matter of if it was happening or not, but only a matter of when.

Sports Arsene Wenger Rules Out Possibility Of Signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger Rules Out Possibility Of Signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Quizzed about any possible interest at his pre-weekend press conference on Friday, the Gunners boss said: "No, that is not a possibility". The Gabonese striker, who last season was the Bundesliga's highest goalscorer with 31 goals, has been linked with transfers all over the world in recent years and transfer windows due to his world-class performances in a black and yellow shirt.

Sports 'Surprised And Shocked' Arsene Wenger Stands By Referee Criticism
Author: 0 'Surprised And Shocked' Arsene Wenger Stands By Referee Criticism

Assistant Steve Bould will now be the leading presence on the touchline for Sunday's FA Cup third round tie against Championship side Nottingham Forest at the City Ground and the away leg of Arsenal's Carabao Cup semi-final meeting with Chelsea on Wednesday in addition to next weekend's top-flight trip to Bournemouth .

Sports Tri-Cities under winter weather advisory for freezing rain
Author: 0 Tri-Cities under winter weather advisory for freezing rain

These are not lows but high temperatures for Thursday . Saturday is shaping up to be the coldest day with the area experiencing a daytime high temperature of 3 degrees and wind chill values as low as minus 26 with the arctic air continuing at between 10 and 15 miles per hour with gusts expected to top 38 miles per hour under partly cloudy skies, according to the NWS.

Sports Jon Gruden says 'there's a good chance' he's the next Raider coach
Author: 0 Jon Gruden says 'there's a good chance' he's the next Raider coach

According to ESPN , the Raiders are considering offering Gruden an ownership stake in the team to re-take the job he held from 1998-2001 after they fired Jack Del Rio . "I'm excited about where I'm at in terms of studying the game and am prepared to come back and coach", Gruden said. Jon Gruden confirmed his interest in the open Oakland Raiders head coaching position Tuesday.

Sports MLB Rumors: Yankees Still Eyeing Manny Machado, Recently Contacted Orioles
Author: 0 MLB Rumors: Yankees Still Eyeing Manny Machado, Recently Contacted Orioles

Heyman believes that the likelihood of Machado being traded anywhere "still seems less than great", as the Orioles haven't come close to jumping on any offer they've received so far. The Yankees have dominated a slow Major League Baseball offseason so far, and they might not be done yet. The top free agent third basemen are Mike Moustakas and Todd Frazier, but both have been seeking multiyear deals; there's no realistic possibility Moustakas would do a one-year deal, but there's some ...

Sports Pakistan bowling first in Wellington
Author: 0 Pakistan bowling first in Wellington

Pakistan are on a nine-match winning streak, which includes winning the ICC Champions Trophy and in their one warm-up game they scored an impressive 341-9 against a New Zealand XI with unbeaten centuries to openers Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali .

Sports Monaco coach Jardim cools exit talk for Arsenal, Liverpool target Lemar
Author: 0 Monaco coach Jardim cools exit talk for Arsenal, Liverpool target Lemar

As the principality club clinched the league title and reached the semi-finals of the Champions League, the player boasted an impressive return of 14 goals and 17 assists in 55 appearances. While Lemar isn't exactly a like-for-like replacement, he has shown the playmaking abilities to fill the Brazilian's boots in the long run at Anfield.

Sports FA Cup: Lingard, Lukaku On Target As Man United Advance
Author: 0 FA Cup: Lingard, Lukaku On Target As Man United Advance

At the other end, Marcus Olsson's clever flicked header from Johnny Russell's left-wing cross forced Sergio Romero into his first action of the evening. The home side began brightly and nearly all of the attacking players tried their luck in the opening stages, Ander Herrera heading wide and Juan Mata forcing a good save from Carson.

Sports Conor McGregor Joins Dana White In Blasting 'Weasel' Showtime Exec
Author: 0 Conor McGregor Joins Dana White In Blasting 'Weasel' Showtime Exec

You didn't really hear much talk about Ronda Rousey past year because White came right out and said he didn't think she was ever going to fight again after getting beaten down in her comeback bout against Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. White had intended on pairing McGregor with Tony Ferguson , but following Khabib's destruction of Edson Barboza at UFC 219 , White has changed his mind.

Sports Atlanta Falcons vs. Los Angeles Rams: Keys to Victory
Author: 0 Atlanta Falcons vs. Los Angeles Rams: Keys to Victory

The Falcons, on the other hand, have 143 games of playoff experience as a team - second-most in the conference. Already making 14 regular-season appearances as a member of the Rams this season, the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defender has produced 86 total tackles, one sack, three interceptions and four pass defenses.

Sports Declares for NFL Draft
Author: 0 Declares for NFL Draft

Jackson finished his final season at Louisville with 3,489 passing yards, 25 passing touchdowns, 1,443 rushing yards and 17 rushing touchdowns, becoming the first player in NCAA history to post back-to-back seasons of 3,000-plus passing yards and 1,000-plus rushing yards.