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Sports Manchester United join the race for Christian Pulisic
Author: 0 Manchester United join the race for Christian Pulisic

After refusing (once again) a departure during the summer, manager Maurizio Sarri knows there's no time to waste when losing someone like Hazard. Chelsea have been tipped to complete a January deal for highly rated Borussia Dortmund winger Christian Pulisic , although the United States global would be unlikely to make the potential switch to Stamford Bridge until the end of the season.

Sports Thai Albon to drive for Toro Rosso
Author: 0 Thai Albon to drive for Toro Rosso

The 22-year-old races under the Thailand flag, meaning there will be a Thai driver in F1 for the first time since Prince Birabongse in the early 1950s. Hartley was highly-rated when he arrived on the F1 scene, performing testing duties for both Red Bull and Toro Rosso , but he ultimately lost his backing by the Austrian energy drinks giant in 2010.

Sports Tiger Woods back to where his grand revival began
Author: 0 Tiger Woods back to where his grand revival began

This partnership with GOLFTV comes at an ideal time in Woods' career, on the heels of a comeback season that saw him return to form in spectacular fashion, culminating in a history-making win at the 2018 TOUR Championship in September. My training sessions have been good. "I had the failures at Bay Hill [Arnold Palmer Invitational] and The Open Championship and the PGA [Championship], but I just felt like I was getting a little bit closer to it".

Sports NFL suspends Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette 1 game for fight
Author: 0 NFL suspends Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette 1 game for fight

On the play, Allen read linebacker Myles Jack perfectly, and when Jack peeled off into coverage to Allen's right, the middle was wide open and that was Allen's cue to go, which he did. Cutting him would cost Jacksonville $16.5 million against the cap. The Jaguars' offense under Hackett in 2017 was one of the NFL's most productive, leading the league in rushing and finishing sixth in total offense and fifth in scoring.

Sports Ronaldo beats Messi to Champions League record
Author: 0 Ronaldo beats Messi to Champions League record

Should Juventus claim the 2018/2019 Champions League glory, Ronaldo will also be the first player to win a Champions League title in three leagues, having already won trophies with Manchester United and Real Madrid. Just before the hour mark, Ronaldo broke free of Valencia defender Gabriel and with some fancy footwork fired low across the face of the goal leaving Mandzukic to finish off.

Sports Maurizio Sarri delivers stunning rebuke of N’Golo Kante after Tottenham loss
Author: 0 Maurizio Sarri delivers stunning rebuke of N’Golo Kante after Tottenham loss

But their deficiencies were expertly covered up by Kante - the best defensive midfielder in the world bar none. At a press conference, Sarri told reporters: "I went player by player ". Sarri has now revealed that he only wants Jorginho or Cesc Fabregas to play at the base of his midfield and has urged Kante to work on his positioning.

Sports Petrol bomb thrown at Ajax fans amid chaotic scenes in Athens
Author: 0 Petrol bomb thrown at Ajax fans amid chaotic scenes in Athens

AEK now sit bottom of Group E having lost their opening four games, and have failed to make the knock-out stages, while Ajax are on the brink of making the next round. Firecrackers then went off in the second half. As anarchy reigned before kick-off, even players tried to intervene to keep a lid on proceedings. Traffic was blocked after youths hurled petrol bombs at rival supporters and police.

Sports Arsenal to play Vorskla Poltava amid Ukrainian martial law
Author: 0 Arsenal to play Vorskla Poltava amid Ukrainian martial law

UEFA had said on Monday that the game would be played as scheduled in Poltava, but changed its mind on Tuesday. "As is the case for all UEFA competition matches, all the necessary security measures will be undertaken". Coach Unai Emery faces a tough decision when it comes to his squad selection as he may be tempted to rest several first-team regulars ahead of Sunday's crucial North London Derby against Tottenham.

Sports Anthony Davis trade update as Lakers and Celtics rumours build
Author: 0 Anthony Davis trade update as Lakers and Celtics rumours build

For the Celtics, a trade package would also have to include Kyrie Irving for this season at least, because of a particular complication. The 25-year-old forward has two years and $52 million left on his Pelicans deal along with a $29 million player option for the 2020/21 National Basketball Association season so only a trade is possible for now.

Sports Young guns shine as Australia ease to fourth WT20 title
Author: 0 Young guns shine as Australia ease to fourth WT20 title

England's highest run-scorer, Danni Wyatt (43), was dropped on three ocassions, while Australian superstar Alyssa Healy had a day to forget, dropping a simple catch and blowing a run-out opportunity. With a low total to chase, the tournament's top run-scorer Healy began with a flourish, striking Anya Shrusbole's first over, the second of the innings, for three boundaries but Ecclestone got through the defences of the risky batter to keep England in the game, while Hazell then picked up ...

Sports Five things we learned from Australia vs India T20I series
Author: 0 Five things we learned from Australia vs India T20I series

When our openers get into the zone they're hard to stop. We've seen him do that before and he did it again tonight, " Carey said. Starc also revealed when they asked Smith to help them prepare for the Test series, he was more than willing to oblige.

Sports Juventus eye up De Gea?
Author: 0 Juventus eye up De Gea?

The Spaniard has been a stand out performer for the Red Devils since he joined them from Atletico Madrid in the summer of 2011. But after all these years of carrying a dysfunctional United team, De Gea might be about to get his move away.

Sports Patriots QB listed as 'active' vs. Jets
Author: 0 Patriots QB listed as 'active' vs. Jets

It was a game in which the Jets were clearly outmanned, a contest that had the potential to get out of hand quickly. New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold will sit for the second straight game with a foot injury, coach Todd Bowles confirmed Friday.

Sports UCL: Real Madrid seal top spot with win at Roma
Author: 0 UCL: Real Madrid seal top spot with win at Roma

While both the club and Ramos have strongly denied the claims made by German magazine, Der Spiegel , in which they cite an attempt to tarnish the La Roja stars' reputation - Solari refused to comment on the reports. We are a young team, we need patience and have to earn a lot of experience. And that awful miss was punished 61 seconds into the second half by Bale .

Sports Sydney rain and flooding disrupt morning rush hour
Author: 0 Sydney rain and flooding disrupt morning rush hour

Two police officers were also injured when tree branches fell on them as they tried to help commuters. A female probationary constable suffered a suspected broken leg, while a male leading senior constable sustained minor injuries. An overflowing weir on the Parramatta River led to ferries being cancelled between Sydney Olympic Park and Parramatta, while rail services in the inner west were cancelled during to standing water.

Sports Braves make free agent splash with Josh Donaldson, Brian McCann
Author: 0 Braves make free agent splash with Josh Donaldson, Brian McCann

Forget about what the Jays could've gotten for the former MVP last winter or even at the trade deadline had he been healthy, the decision to take what was on the table at the August 31 waiver deadline said a lot. He's dealt with injuries the last two years, though, which is why he didn't get a monster contract in free agency. McCann spent the past five seasons with the New York Yankees and Houston Astros , winning one Silver Slugger Award and a 2017 World Series ring.

Sports Copa Libertadores final to be played 'outside Argentina'
Author: 0 Copa Libertadores final to be played 'outside Argentina'

The clash between the Buenos Aires arch-rivals was due to be played on Sunday after initially being postponed on Saturday following an attack on the Boca team bus by River fans bus near the Monumental stadium, which left Boca players with injuries from shards of broken glass and suffering the effects of smoke inhalation.

Sports North Carolina fires football coach Larry Fedora
Author: 0 North Carolina fires football coach Larry Fedora

At one-time one of the most well regarded names in the coaching profession, Larry Fedora has been fired by North Carolina after back-to-back seasons at the bottom of the ACC, finishing his seven-year tenure at the school with a 45-43 record.

Author: 0 76ers' Markelle Fultz to undergo shoulder exam

Fultz recently made headlines after stating that he wanted to see a doctor about his continuing shoulder issue, and announcing that he wouldn't be participating in any practices or games until he underwent an evaluation, as first reported by David Aldridge of The Athletic .

Sports Yasir masterclass leaves New Zealand reeling in Dubai Test
Author: 0 Yasir masterclass leaves New Zealand reeling in Dubai Test

His was the third-best innings return by a Pakistani bowler, after Abdul Qadir's 9-56 against England in 1987 and Sarfraz Nawaz's 9-86 against Australia in 1979. Opener Jeet Raval was unfortunate to get bowled by a Yasir´s delivery as he tried to reverse sweep but the ball deflected off his bat to his thigh and hit the stumps.

Sports Eddie Jones: Australia like nothing better than to win at Twickenham
Author: 0 Eddie Jones: Australia like nothing better than to win at Twickenham

He scored a try but rightly had it scratched because of his forward pass in the build-up to Samu Kerevi, and found himself in the wrong place when Cokanasiga received the ball 40 metres out 15 minutes into the second half. "I'm coaching England and I love the English players and it's about us getting better as a team". Wallabies coach Michael Cheika was incensed after the match and said his team should have been awarded a penalty try.

Sports Donald Trump throws his weight behind race-row senator Cindy Hyde-Smith
Author: 0 Donald Trump throws his weight behind race-row senator Cindy Hyde-Smith

President Trump is headed for MS on Monday to rally support for GOP U.S. Senate candidate Cindy Hyde-Smith ahead of Tuesday's runoff election against Democratic opponent Mike Espy. Several dozen people waited in a line that stretched out of the Hinds county courthouse in downtown Jackson, including a retired home economics teacher, Illinois Cox Littleton, 92, who said she voted for Espy because she considers him "a highly intelligent man".

Sports Cilic stays in control as Croatia wins Davis Cup
Author: 0 Cilic stays in control as Croatia wins Davis Cup

The mainly French 22,000 crowd kept roaring their support for Pouille, but it was the Croatia contingent, decked out in their distinctive red and white, who would soon be celebrating. France's Davis Cup captain Yannick Noah, who oversaw his last Davis Cup match this weekend and will be replaced by Amelie Mauresmo, is also a fervent opponent of the overhaul.

Sports Wilder to be offered two fights with Joshua
Author: 0 Wilder to be offered two fights with Joshua

Hatton has been in Fury's corner since his comeback win over little-known Sefer Seferi in June. "If Fury wins and the rematch clause kicks in, we know we've got to move on ourselves", Hearn told reporters. Hearn spoke with Sky Sports Boxing and said he wants to make offer to Wilder for a potential fight against Joshua to crown an undisputed heavyweight champion.

Sports Pieters, Detry claim Belgium’s first World Cup of Golf title
Author: 0 Pieters, Detry claim Belgium’s first World Cup of Golf title

Defending champions Thorbjorn Olesen and Soren Kjeldsen (65) of Denmark and Canada's Adam Hadwin and Nick Taylor (66) were tied for fourth at 17 under. "It's a pity that we weren't a couple of shots better, but we put up a good fight". "We took it to them and played good and made it interesting", he said.

Sports PSG 1-0 Toulouse: Champions win 14th consecutive Ligue 1 game
Author: 0 PSG 1-0 Toulouse: Champions win 14th consecutive Ligue 1 game

This means that every team has a theoretical chance of qualifying for the knockout stages and in such a situation Liverpool travel to Paris in order to take on PSG this week. Over the weekend, Paris Saint Germain manager Thomas Tuchel confirmed that Kylian Mbappe and Neymar will return to training this week, according to the Mirror .

Sports Manchester United dealt injury blow as defender ruled out until new year
Author: 0 Manchester United dealt injury blow as defender ruled out until new year

Mourinho slammed United after their lacklustre goalless draw with Premier League strugglers Crystal Palace last weekend, accusing his players of lacking "heart" after they were booed off the field by their own fans at Old Trafford following a result that left them seventh in the table - well adrift of the qualifying positions for next season's Champions League.

Sports Baker Mayfield Slams ‘Fake’ Hue Jackson In Response To ‘First Take’ Criticism
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield Slams ‘Fake’ Hue Jackson In Response To ‘First Take’ Criticism

Some have loved this comment from Mayfield, while others have criticized him. This is a weird hill for Baker Mayfield to die on. "Left Cleveland, goes down to Cincinnati, I don't know". He was sacked after posting a 3-36-1 record in two-plus seasons and then went on a number of sports debate shows claiming it wasn't all his fault the Browns were a trainwreck on his watch.

Sports Lucas Pouille confirmed for Sunday singles in Davis Cup final
Author: 0 Lucas Pouille confirmed for Sunday singles in Davis Cup final

They squandered three game points at 3-3 in the opening set before Mahut and Herbert broke them to draw first blood, taking the set 6-4 after a great hold in game 10. He turned toward the French supporters and gestured as if to ask them to make more noise. France is aiming to become the first nation to successfully defend the Davis Cup title since the Czech Republic lifted back-to-back trophies in 2012 and 2013.

Sports Cavaliers have inquired about a Markelle Fultz trade
Author: 0 Cavaliers have inquired about a Markelle Fultz trade

Markelle Fultz's time with the Philadelphia 76ers has been a dream that quickly turned into a nightmare. Whether it's bad coaching, a shoulder injury, or lost confidence, there was little hope that the Fultz I saw in college would be the Fultz that played for the Sixers during his sophomore season.

Sports Mack Brown emerges as front-runner for North Carolina Tar Heels job
Author: 0 Mack Brown emerges as front-runner for North Carolina Tar Heels job

He will be announced as the new coach on Tuesday at a school press conference. He had his biggest success with the Longhorns, winning the national championship in 2005 with Vince Young as his quarterback. But after just five wins in the last two seasons, Cunningham moved quickly to "take the football program in a new direction". It looks like Mack Brown is headed back to North Carolina.

Sports Raptors' Kawhi Leonard responds to Gregg Popovich's comments on his leadership
Author: 0 Raptors' Kawhi Leonard responds to Gregg Popovich's comments on his leadership

It's still early, and teams that go through major changes like the Spurs did with Leonard and Manu Ginobili leaving town usually need some time to get on track, but they're now on the outside looking in. "I'm just trying to lift people's spirits up, that's about it. That's about it. Just don't try to get nobody too down and just lift them up". While the team's 9-9 record is nothing to scoff at by any stretch of the imagination, with how loaded the Western Conference is this season, a.500 mark ...

Sports North Carolina loses first game of season to Texas 92-89
Author: 0 North Carolina loses first game of season to Texas 92-89

A 3-pointer by forward Kenny Goins got the Spartans back within single digits at 36-27 with 3:28 left in the first half. While UNC was competitive in their loss, that can't be said for UCLA, who was destroyed in their semifinals matchup with the Michigan State Spartans.