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Sports Anthony Joshua Reveals Target Date For Deontay Wilder Fight
Author: 0 Anthony Joshua Reveals Target Date For Deontay Wilder Fight

AJ emerged from his defence unscathed, stopping Povetkin in the seventh round on September 22 at Wembley Stadium, after which he revealed that the national stadium would hold his next fight on April 13. "It might be Tyson Fury, it might be the victor of Whyte vs Chisora, it might be Oleksandr Usyk, it might be Jarrell Miller". "Let me say this: I can't control what Deontay Wilder , I can't control what Tyson Fury does - or even as far as what they say".

Sports Jon Jones Granted Temporary Fight License, Cleared for UFC 232
Author: 0 Jon Jones Granted Temporary Fight License, Cleared for UFC 232

The executive director of the California State Athletic Commission, Andy Foster, was seen passing critical comments on the USADA's inefficiency with legal matters pertaining to the former UFC light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones. And he cleared the way to a title fight that will determine the next light heavyweight champion when Jones rematches Gustafsson - stripping Cormer on the title in the process.

Sports De Bruyne and Aguero back to boost Man City
Author: 0 De Bruyne and Aguero back to boost Man City

The pair's return would ease a lengthy injury list that left Guardiola with just 15 senior fit players for the Champions League clash against Hoffenheim in midweek. He said, " Richarlison did so well with Watford, then when Marco Silva went to Everton, he brought him with him". The Spaniard said: "Of course, it's important [to win again]".

Sports Two Arizona sports venues rank well in ESPN cleanliness study
Author: 0 Two Arizona sports venues rank well in ESPN cleanliness study

Or, according to an ESPN "Outside the Lines" report , you could leave sick. The sports network ranked Yankee Stadium last in the Major Leagues in its food-safety investigation at sporting venues. The ESPN study used reports from 2016 and 2017. And even Minnesota's "most clean" venues didn't score all that great. The worst violator? Charlotte, North Carolina's Spectrum Center, home of the NBA's Hornets (92 percent rate).

Sports Cavs unveil new Earned Edition uniforms
Author: 0 Cavs unveil new Earned Edition uniforms

The Golden State Warriors have released their designs and have strategically chosen to start selling them right before Christmas. On Wednesday morning, the designers at Nike officially unveiled their new "Earned Edition" uniforms, which will be given to the 16 teams that made it to the 2018 NBA Playoffs.

Sports Müller apologises to Tagliafico for kick to the head
Author: 0 Müller apologises to Tagliafico for kick to the head

Ajax centre-back Maximilian Wober also faces an anxious wait after he was dismissed for a rash challenge on Leon Goretzka eight minutes earlier. Robert Lewandowski gave the Germans the lead on 13 minutes before Dusan Tadic equalized 15 minutes into the second half.

Sports 'Unsettled' Ovie Ejaria set for talks with Steven Gerrard over Rangers future
Author: 0 'Unsettled' Ovie Ejaria set for talks with Steven Gerrard over Rangers future

Asked if there was a danger that Ejaria may soon pack up and head back to Merseyside, he said: "That's something I need to discuss with Ovie in the coming days". We gave an almighty effort. Gerrard has said he will speak to Ejaria about his future his Rangers side have returned from Austria. But what I will say is we will come again.

Sports Europa League: Chelsea fans accused of antisemitic chanting during match
Author: 0 Europa League: Chelsea fans accused of antisemitic chanting during match

The west London side are now in fourth place in the Premier League table after their impressive 2-0 win over Manchester City at Stamford Bridge last weekend. According to ESPN , the Blues are prepared to offload the 32-year-old in the New Year on loan for the rest of the season and his contract will expire in the summer.

Sports José Mourinho lets rip after shambolic Champions League performance from Manchester United
Author: 0 José Mourinho lets rip after shambolic Champions League performance from Manchester United

His team missed the chance to finish top of its Champions League group as an understrength team lost 2-1 at Valencia , with an embarrassing own-goal by Phil Jones proving decisive. Asked if he had learned anything about his players, Mourinho retorted: "No, maybe you did". "I feel sorry for him from that point of view but, as a player, it is frustrating when you watch him because he still looks like a 16 or 17-year-old learning the game".

Sports Edwin Encarnacion traded to Seattle in 3-team deal
Author: 0 Edwin Encarnacion traded to Seattle in 3-team deal

The slugger returns to Cleveland, where he spent the first eight years of his career . Further, The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal reports that the Mariners may turn around and deal Encarnacion in the near future. Seattle will receive the Indians' 77th pick in the 2019 Competitive Balance Draft. Santana slashed.229/.352/.414 with 24 home runs and 86 RBIs in 2018.

Sports Griffiths To Take Break From Football Due To Gambling Issues
Author: 0 Griffiths To Take Break From Football Due To Gambling Issues

The Hoops boss confirmed the Scotland worldwide had "had ongoing issues for a number of months" but would not discuss them, instead saying they were "confidential". It's no longer a weakness to talk now. When two of Celtic's senior players alerted Rodgers to a recent incident involving Griffiths, the manager, player and club agreed that...

Sports Mauricio on potential opponents in Champions League
Author: 0 Mauricio on potential opponents in Champions League

How cool and calm he was with the ball helps us a lot in our buildup situations. "We are there, we are in a good position of course". It is always hard to stop balls, for example the one against Everton: if that one had gone in no-one would have blamed him but he saved it.

Sports Clippers going all-out with recruitment of Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant
Author: 0 Clippers going all-out with recruitment of Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant

In what was one of their most stirring performances of the season, the Raptors blew away the Golden State Warriors 113-93 at Oracle Arena, capping an unbelievable two days to start a four-game road trip for the Raptors . "But when we're at our best, we can pretty much cover everything". "Another game on the journey of 82". First came Tuesday's victory over the Clippers in Los Angeles, in which Lowry had 21 points, five rebounds and seven assists while making twice as many shots ...

Sports Monk interaction was a 'tap of endearment'
Author: 0 Monk interaction was a 'tap of endearment'

After the shot fell, referees looked at replays, assessed the Hornets with a technical foul, awarded Detroit (which trailed by two at the time) one shot. The Pistons weren't upset over the ruling. Hornets are sixth in the East at 14-13 after Wednesday's win. Monk is fourth on the team in scoring, averaging 10.3 points per game.

Sports Suns owner threatening to move team to Seattle of Vegas
Author: 0 Suns owner threatening to move team to Seattle of Vegas

The NHL recently awarded Seattle an expansion team, which will start play in the 2020-21 season, two years after the league did the same for Las Vegas, whose Golden Knights made a stunning inaugural-season run to the Stanley Cup finals this year.

Sports Should the San Antonio Spurs trade for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope?
Author: 0 Should the San Antonio Spurs trade for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope?

For one, the Suns don't want KCP, he doesn't fit with their rebuilding plans, and the Lakers are not throwing in a pick/young player as a sweetener. So long as the Suns are not taking on bad long-term contracts in return for the veteran, whatever they get for Ariza will be a win. "It's done. It's just a matter of everything else - figuring out what the rest of that deal is".

Sports Langer ready for pacey track in second India Test
Author: 0 Langer ready for pacey track in second India Test

R Ashwin , Rohit Sharma and Prithvi Shaw are all set to miss the second Test against Australia at Perth due to injuries as India announced their 13-man squad for the match on Thursday. It has become common practice for AFL clubs to use the remote-controlled cameras to help review and improve on training standards. Each time it's a little different to what they need to execute.

Sports Oakland officially files lawsuit against NFL, Raiders
Author: 0 Oakland officially files lawsuit against NFL, Raiders

Since the team won't have a stadium to play in Las Vegas until 2020 and the team has maintained they would not return to Oakland if the city filed a lawsuit, the Raiders will need a new home for the 2019 season. Jim Quinn, the lead attorney from Berg & Androphy, said, "The NFL has a long history of misusing its tremendous market power in violation of antitrust laws".

Sports Australia vs India, First Test: 5 Talking Points
Author: 0 Australia vs India, First Test: 5 Talking Points

That game probably played out as I expected", he said. "It just shows how strong a character he is and how good a player he is". For Paine, the performance of the lower order in particular, putting on stands of 31, 41, 31 and 32 for the final four wickets, provided the whole team with sizeable evidence of what can be achieved by an even effort.

Sports Alisson heroics send Liverpool into Champions League knockout stages
Author: 0 Alisson heroics send Liverpool into Champions League knockout stages

Although Napoli are second in the Serie A table having won four of their last five games, they are already eight points behind leaders Juventus, who are hunting an eighth consecutive title. It would have been a wonderful achievement to qualify from a really hard group and many people didn't think we would take it this far. And those Napoli tears ended up to be justified, as the Serie A side went into the Europa League .

Sports Solari expecting a tough game against bottom of the table Huesca
Author: 0 Solari expecting a tough game against bottom of the table Huesca

Liga - Follow the Football match between SD Huesca and Real Madrid live with Eurosport. The Wales forward, who had not found the net in the league since September 1 but had scored in the Champions League , gave Real an ideal start by volleying home a cross from Alvaro Odriozola in the eighth minute.

Sports Schofield earns national honors for performance against Gonzaga
Author: 0 Schofield earns national honors for performance against Gonzaga

The Kansas Jayhawks have taken over as the No. 1 team in the nation, the second time the Jayhawks have been ranked No. 1, which is unusual due to its 8-0 record. 3 OR its first loss of the season, 88-82. From the second the ball was tipped in the season-opening Champions Classic against Duke, Kentucky has not looked like the team many were expecting the Wildcats to be this season.

Sports Joel Embiid ‘Frustrated’ With Role On 76ers Since Jimmy Butler Trade
Author: 0 Joel Embiid ‘Frustrated’ With Role On 76ers Since Jimmy Butler Trade

The Sixers veteran clearly wasn't having it, so he got right in Griffin's face, and exchanged some words with his counterpart. "I don't want to connect those dots", Brown said. We need him longterm. He's been doing a lot on both ends of the floor for this team. Butler sneaking in a quote saying he's the team's best player notwithstanding, this is good to see from the Sixers.

Sports David Silva ready to sign new deal
Author: 0 David Silva ready to sign new deal

We want to win the game because every game we have to try to win, [we want] to finish first. "It's about trying to finish first to have an advantage in the last 16". Guardiola, however, was impressed by the way Julian Nagelsmann's side played in their last Champions League match, in which they fought back from two goals down at home to Shakhtar Donetsk before losing 3-2 with 10 men as striker Adam Szalai was sent off.

Sports Draxler Says Neymar Is Ready To Play At Any Position For PSG
Author: 0 Draxler Says Neymar Is Ready To Play At Any Position For PSG

Since then, the move has come under increased scrutiny with several reports suggesting that PSG took advantage of sponsorship deals funded by their owners to tip-toe around Uefa's financial fair play (FFP) regulations. "In an article published on their website on Friday night, L'Equipe dared to say that " PSG is ready to lose Kylian Mbappe or Neymar Jr to avoid sanctions", said a statement issued by the club.

Sports Yaya Toure leaves Olympiacos after just five appearances
Author: 0 Yaya Toure leaves Olympiacos after just five appearances

The former Ivory Coast worldwide, who also played for Barcelona, made just two starts and two substitute appearances while in Athens. It is unclear as to the exact reason behind the mutual termination of Toure's contract, with his long-term future also unclear at this stage.

Sports English teams edge Italians to advance in Champions League
Author: 0 English teams edge Italians to advance in Champions League

Liverpool started to control the game for a large spell, including a powerful header from Firmino that was aimed straight at Ospina. Following the draw at the Nou Camp, manager Mauricio Pochettino hailed the prospect of playing Champions League football at their new home.

Sports Kareem Hunt starting counseling program, anger management as National Football League continues investigation
Author: 0 Kareem Hunt starting counseling program, anger management as National Football League continues investigation

The NFL took some serious backlash after it failed to retrieve the disturbing video footage of Hunt's actions against the woman in the hotel hallway in Cleveland that inevitably led to Kareem's release from the Chiefs on November 30. "Certainly we wish the best for Kareem for the future". Kareem Hunt was also implicated in a violent throwdown in a Kansas City nightclub, which was incidentally published by TMZ as well; see below.

Sports LeBron James clarified his 'here or the Garden' comment to Dwyane Wade
Author: 0 LeBron James clarified his 'here or the Garden' comment to Dwyane Wade

Duarte, James was suggesting that only Staples Center and Madison Square Garden could serve as venues worthy to host his final duel with Wade. "While James adores playing at Madison Square Garden, has enjoyed some of his best games there, and may have given the franchise a harder look if it had been in better shape organizationally, he actually considered the Lakers (likely his first choice all along), Cavs (who he'd taken to four straight Finals) and the Sixers".

Sports Should the Eagles try to bring John DeFilippo back?
Author: 0 Should the Eagles try to bring John DeFilippo back?

Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that quarterback coach Kevin Stefanski is expected to take over offensive playcalling in Minnesota. The import from the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles was supposed to take the Vikings' offense to the next step with new quarterback Kirk Cousins in 2018.