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Author: 0 Arsene Wenger confirms Alexis Sanchez's transfer is 'imminent' after Manchester United's offer

Mkhitaryan has since returned to the fold, but United are aware of Wenger's admiration of the attacking midfielder and his involvement in the Sanchez pursuit could hold the key to United beating City to the forward. Until then, here's our match preview:How Arsène Wenger, who will again be peering from the stands, would love a victory after the nightmare in Nottingham.

Sports Late goal-line stand helps Eagles advance to NFC championship
Author: 0 Late goal-line stand helps Eagles advance to NFC championship

They are hosting it for the first time since January 2005. The Eagles now await the victor of Sunday's Vikings-Saints game. With one second left on the clock, Elliott duly thumped over a 53-yarder to make it 10-9 at the break. Jalen Mills held him to four catches for 48 yards when he was matched up against Jones. What the Eagles have accomplished this season is really, really special.

Sports Canadiens' Danault to remain hospitalized after shot to head
Author: 0 Canadiens' Danault to remain hospitalized after shot to head

When he regained consciousness, he attempted to get back to his feet, but he collapsed after getting to his knees. Chara, who has one of the hardest shots in the National Hockey League, looked on in concern as trainers attended to Danault. The 97 seconds of time was tacked onto the third period. Marchand responded with a power-play goal at 17:11. Jordie Benn blocked Chara's shot from the blueline, but David Krejci buried the rebound.

Sports Harry Kane breaks yet another goalscoring record
Author: 0 Harry Kane breaks yet another goalscoring record

Spurs doubled their lead two minutes into the second half as Son turned provider to pick out Kane, who made no mistake from close range, 2-0. 82' - Christian Eriksen is on hand to round off a wonderful team move, lashing the ball in at the near post after good link-up play involving Serge Aurier, Son Heung-min and Dele Alli .

Sports India record 100-run win over Australia
Author: 0 India record 100-run win over Australia

It will help them get the right kind of exposure to the global format and we have already seen many greats emerge from the U-19 level. The opening day featured four matches, with the most notable result being Afghanistan's excellent victory over Pakistan.

Sports Conte defends Morata after goalless draw with Foxes
Author: 0 Conte defends Morata after goalless draw with Foxes

Antonio Conte blamed tiredness for Chelsea's lacklustre performance in their 0-0 draw with Leicester at Stamford Bridge. "In the first half and in the first 15 minutes of the second half we suffered a lot". Asked about Mourinho's "contempt" comments following Saturday's goalless draw with Leicester , Conte said: "I think that I said (I'd) stop the story".

Sports English Premier League match report Tottenham Hotspur v Everton 13 January 2018
Author: 0 English Premier League match report Tottenham Hotspur v Everton 13 January 2018

South Korean Son Heung Min had got Spurs off and running with the first goal to equal former Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe's record of scoring in five successive home matches. I hadn't seen it since I got here. Doucoure turned the ball in with his hand as he stooped for a header but, with no video assistant referees in the Premier League , the goal stood and denied Southampton a first league win in 10 games.

Sports Army files challenge over Vegas Golden Knights' name
Author: 0 Army files challenge over Vegas Golden Knights' name

Five months later, the franchise announced its nickname as the Golden Knights. The Vegas Golden Knights have given the NHL a nice boost, and not only because they lead the NHL's Pacific Division and have the second-best record in the 31-team league.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Won't Rule Out Move for Alexis Sanchez

This could allow their North-London rivals to sign Malcom , as Arsenal are eyeing a potential replacement to Alexis Sanchez should he leave the Emirates this January. According to The Express , however, United fear that their interest in the striker is being used by the Gunners as a bargaining chip to get City to increase their £20m offer.

Sports Tide Pod Challenge makes chores trendy, poisonous
Author: 0 Tide Pod Challenge makes chores trendy, poisonous

What started as an innocent meme is now a risky challenge - the Tide Pod Challenge - like that of the cinnamon challenge. It's hard to look upon 2018 as a clean slate full of possibility and the potential for positive change when the first trend to go viral involves consuming...

Sports Philippe Coutinho's Move To Barcelona, Bad For Premier League- Eden Hazard
Author: 0 Philippe Coutinho's Move To Barcelona, Bad For Premier League- Eden Hazard

They play really good and if you don't respect that, you have a problem", said Klopp. "If there is somebody maybe who should be angry, massively disappointed, in this case, then it could be the manager of the club the player is leaving, but I am not (upset), because I know we tried absolutely everything to convince Phil to stay here and carry on going together with us".

Sports Australia collapsing with seven wickets down in first ODI
Author: 0 Australia collapsing with seven wickets down in first ODI

Jason Gillespie, the then Yorkshire coach and the new coach of Sussex, might not have had a CV scattered with white-ball trophies, but he has played at the highest level, has won two County Championships with Yorkshire and knows the county game inside out, while his man-management skills are second to none.

Sports Djoko, Wawrinka and Muguruza all battling to make the Aussie Open
Author: 0 Djoko, Wawrinka and Muguruza all battling to make the Aussie Open

Kyrgios is 17th seed and coming off a Brisbane International victory, while Barty is seeded at 18, having come from world No.271 at the start of past year. Grigor Dimitrov , a semi-finalist previous year, and Alexander Zverev, yet to reach a Slam quarter-final, will be looking to enhance their records in the Majors having moved into the world's top four rankings.

Sports National Basketball Association executives, agents believe Lakers will fire Luke Walton, hire David Fizdale
Author: 0 National Basketball Association executives, agents believe Lakers will fire Luke Walton, hire David Fizdale

The Lakers would be idiots to fire Walton after two seasons with an absurdly young roster. Against the Spurs , the Lakers only shot 41.4 percent overall with their free throws again lacking, but Lonzo was a bright spot in the win. Believe this: The Lakers will never have more than one Ball on their roster - if that many, assuming they can make a go of it with Lonzo. The Golden State Warriors' head coach also implied that Ball and the media coverage he is getting was an example of how, ...

Sports Wenger admits Arsenal
Author: 0 Wenger admits Arsenal "rebuild" is coming

When asked if Ozil could remain at Arsenal , Wenger said, "Yes". But stories broke ahead of Mourinho's Friday media briefing that City were unwilling to meet Arsenal's £ 35m asking price for Sanchez, opening up the prospect of a lucrative switch to Old Trafford for the Chile global.

Sports Mets in serious talks with Adrian Gonzalez
Author: 0 Mets in serious talks with Adrian Gonzalez

Gonzalez played just 71 games in 2017, the first time he didn't play at least 156 games since 2005. The Mets have first baseman Dominic Smith already on the roster, who would presumably be the team's starter on Opening Day should they choose not to make a move in free agency.

Sports How the Eagles beat the Falcons: Weinberg's Two-Minute Drill
Author: 0 How the Eagles beat the Falcons: Weinberg's Two-Minute Drill

They used it as motivation and now it's onto the next one as they continue pursuit of the franchise's first Super Bowl title. "I think that's certainly something that we have to look at and evaluate this offseason", Matt Ryan said after concluding a somewhat down season for him in the wake of his 2016 league MVP campaign.

Sports Gameday: Steph Curry Expected to Make Return for Warriors in Toronto
Author: 0 Gameday: Steph Curry Expected to Make Return for Warriors in Toronto

Curry was fouled and sealed it with a pair of free throws before VanVleet hit a buzzer-beating 3. My jaw didn't drop. The Warriors rank second in offensive rating and fourth in defensive rating this season, and they'll provide a stiff test for a Raptors team that has won seven of their past eight games.

Sports Conte urges Chelsea to complete Sanchez deal
Author: 0 Conte urges Chelsea to complete Sanchez deal

What is certain is that City are no longer in a one-horse race to sign the 29-year-old and Guardiola's refusal to engage with any questions about Sanchez during his press conference on Friday hinted at growing frustration with the ongoing saga over the player's next move.

Sports Big 12 Week 3 Preview: Texas Tech and Kansas
Author: 0 Big 12 Week 3 Preview: Texas Tech and Kansas

The game will be televised on ESPN with Mark Neely and Robbie Hummel providing the play-by-play. Texas Tech responded with a 12-2 run to grab an 18-17 lead with 8:13 remaining in the half when Zhaire Smith converted a three-point play. You're a top 10 team that was favored at home. Photos courtesy of West Virginia University Junior Esa Ahmad is returning to WVU's lineup after being suspended the first 16 games of the year.

Sports Federer has sights set on grand slam
Author: 0 Federer has sights set on grand slam

Meanwhile, if Kyrgios falls early - which he is perfectly capable of - and Nadal remains fit, it's hard to see the World No 1 not making the Australian Open final , where he would fancy himself over anyone. He won all his four singles matches as he and Belinda Bencic helped Switzerland lift the Hopman Cup in Perth. Romanian Simona Halep is seeded first and Wimbledon champion Garbiñe Muguruza is seeded third, while Venus Williams is seeded fifth.

Sports Leicester Worst Team For Us To Face - Antonio Conte Assesses Chelsea's Draw
Author: 0 Leicester Worst Team For Us To Face - Antonio Conte Assesses Chelsea's Draw

Hazard was also substituted by Conte in the Blues' midweek 0-0 draw with Arsenal, as well as the 2-2 draw played out between the sides at the turn of the year. Nevertheless, Chelsea's manager gave Morata and Batshuayi his backing on Friday, insisting the club is prepared to be patient with both men. I understand Southampton are unhappy like I was not one time , more than one time when the mistake is against us.

Sports Rex Burkhead, Mike Gillislee Not Expected To Play For Patriots Vs. Titans
Author: 0 Rex Burkhead, Mike Gillislee Not Expected To Play For Patriots Vs. Titans

Fellow running back James White was also listed as questionable for the game, but Schefter reports he is expected to play . "But when you get good news, it helps you to look forward to these games a little better". Last year, Burkhead rushed for 344 yards and two touchdowns while catching 17 passes for 145 yards. The Patriots and Titans kick off Saturday night at 8:15 p.m.at Gillette Stadium.

Sports Vitor Belfort Says Bout With Uriah Hall Is His Last
Author: 0 Vitor Belfort Says Bout With Uriah Hall Is His Last

Louis of January 14 seems to be this final time fight fans will see Vitor Belfort in the UFC Octagon. In the preceding months, Belfort has made various comments about moving on from the UFC, or fighting fellow veterans, as well as starting new chapters in his life .

Author: 0 Collison shines as Pacers rally to down Cavaliers

James finished with 26 points, 5 rebounds and an uncharacteristic one lone assist, which is clearly a sign of how out-of-sync the team was throughout the night. The Knicks took their 10th loss in 13 games. Once again we're back to the beginning of the season, and we've just got to find a way to get out of it.

Sports IPL: Thirty-six players peg their base price at ₹2 crore
Author: 0 IPL: Thirty-six players peg their base price at ₹2 crore

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has circulated the first short-list of players among the eight IPL franchises. Other Indian cricketers who are expected to fetch big amounts are Harbhajan Singh , Kuldeep Yadav , KL Rahul and Murali Vijay.

Sports Astros acquire pitcher Gerrit Cole in trade with Pittsburgh Pirates
Author: 0 Astros acquire pitcher Gerrit Cole in trade with Pittsburgh Pirates

He made $3.75 million in 2017 and avoided salary arbitration on Friday with a $6.75 million deal for 2018 . In 2015, he finished fourth in NL Cy Young voting. The sixth overall pick of the 2013 draft, Moran went 4-for-11 with a triple, home run and three RBIs in seven games for the Astros in 2017. Martin, 22, split his season between Class A Buies Creek (46g) and Double A Corpus Christi (79g) hitting.278 (132x474) with 18 home runs and 66 RBI in 125 games.

Sports Steelers WR expected to play Sunday despite illness
Author: 0 Steelers WR expected to play Sunday despite illness

Tomin seemed to dispel that possibility Friday, especially when he added Brown "looked really good" physically during practice this week. "We do need to get him well from an illness standpoint". They completely shut down the Steelers' run game and when they turned to the passing game, the Jaguars harassed Ben Roethlisberger and forced mistakes.

Author: 0 Nadal preparation may cost repeat of Federer epic

In contrast, Nadal, especially after the almost six-hour long Australian Open final loss to Djokovic in 2012, realised that there was now someone who could outlast him, and switched to a more attacking game in 2013, with which he found considerable success.

Sports Alabama coach's playbook stolen before title game
Author: 0 Alabama coach's playbook stolen before title game

Police have released new surveillance pictures after an Alabama football coach's backpack was stolen before the National Championship in Atlanta . He told police that the bag contained his playbook, two cellphones, his iPad, passport, sunglasses, reading glasses and his wallet - which included $1,320.

Sports Basaksehir confirm signing of Arda Turan
Author: 0 Basaksehir confirm signing of Arda Turan

The two clubs had reached a loan agreement for the 30-year-old Turkish global, but did not disclose the financial value of the deal, reports Efe. The 30-year-old Turan posted a goodbye letter on social media, saying that "being a Barcelona player was the wildest dream I had".

Sports No Liverpool offer for early Keita move, insists Rangnick
Author: 0 No Liverpool offer for early Keita move, insists Rangnick

Signing Keita early would be the ideal way to replace Coutinho with the Guinean described as the flawless fit for the way that Klopp plays. The box-to-box midfielder has already agreed a £48million move to Liverpool with a clause which states the player won't be registered until the end of the current season.

Sports Markram half-century helps South Africa off to good start
Author: 0 Markram half-century helps South Africa off to good start

The young opener said South Africa will be looking to put up a good score with Faf du Plessis still at the crease. The bowler, Hardik Pandya , reacted quickly though and his speed to the ball, swivel and quick release to the bowlers' end found Amla two feet short.