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Sports India close in on series victory over Australia
Author: 0 India close in on series victory over Australia

Virat Kohli's men won the first Test in Adelaide before losing the second in Perth. Sunday's 322-run deficit is also the third-largest in Australia's history at the SCG, and their biggest since 1936. India, needing only to avoid defeat to win the series, denied Australia any real possibility of a victory here by batting for almost two full days reaching 622-7 before declaring with Cheteshwar Pujara (193) and Rishabh Pant (159 not out) scoring hundreds.

Sports Lurking McIlroy enjoying Tournament of Champions
Author: 0 Lurking McIlroy enjoying Tournament of Champions

D Johnson -6 5 M Leishman -5 The 30-year-old, son of eight-time PGA Tour victor Bob Tway, picked up shots early on the second, third and fifth holes before holing back-to-back birdies just before the turn and closed with further gains on the 15th and 16th.

Author: 0 Christian Pulisic Says Chelsea Style Played Role in Transfer Decision

Pulisic could help to fill the void at Chelsea if Eden Hazard leaves the club to join Real Madrid at the end of the season. "As I said in my social media statement, I'm one hundred per cent committed for the rest of the season and I would like to have a happy ending with Dortmund ".

Sports Emery Responds To Ramsey's Potential Juventus Transfer
Author: 0 Emery Responds To Ramsey's Potential Juventus Transfer

Juventus have been heavily linked with a free transfer for the 28-year-old, whilst there have also been reports that the Serie A giants will offer a transfer fee to sign Ramsey in the coming weeks. Khedira is a World Cup victor with Germany and has won multiple trophies with Real Madrid and Juve, but at 31 years old he's not exactly the ideal replacement for Ramsey.

Sports Edwards scores 21 to lead Purdue over No. 25 Iowa, 86-70
Author: 0 Edwards scores 21 to lead Purdue over No. 25 Iowa, 86-70

The Hawkeyes will be highly motivated to avoid 0-3 in the Big Ten and I'd imagine they can at least keep it within single digits. Tip off is scheduled for 6 PM Central Standard Time at Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, and the game will be aired on the Big Ten Network.

Sports Coach’s words inspire Osaka; Nishikori also into semifinals
Author: 0 Coach’s words inspire Osaka; Nishikori also into semifinals

Osaka's stunning victory over Serena Williams at New York's Flushing Meadows in September sent her profile into the stratosphere, although her breakthrough win was partially overshadowed by Williams' furious tirade against the umpire. "I'm not sure if I would have had the same feeling six months ago - but six months ago I hadn't won the US Open ". Kei Nishikori showed he was back to his best form as he downed Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 7-5 to reach the semi-finals of the ...

Sports Liverpool 'lacked class' in Nathaniel Clyne move - Cardiff boss Neil Warnock
Author: 0 Liverpool 'lacked class' in Nathaniel Clyne move - Cardiff boss Neil Warnock

The 70-year-old did not hold back when asked his opinion of Liverpool and Clyne, who made his first-team debut under Warnock when the pair were at Crystal Palace . Klopp added that Liverpool would "probably not" make any signings in the January window, but there could still be further outgoings. I suppose Bournemouth, paying £19million for (Dominic) Solanke, it might just have whetted their appetite a bit.

Sports Big day ahead for Australian batsmen in fourth Test at the SCG
Author: 0 Big day ahead for Australian batsmen in fourth Test at the SCG

Handscomb was a somewhat surprise selection for the Sydney Test after getting dropped for Boxing Day. A storm lashed the venue for the final hour of scheduled play and proceedings will resume 30 minutes early at 10 a.m. "We are still learning and hopefully we can improve further". Things didn't improve much thereafter as Marsh also fell cheaply before Travis Head was caught and bowled by Kuldeep just before tea for 20, leaving them at 198/5 at tea.

Sports NFL Notebook: Browns interview Jim Caldwell for job
Author: 0 NFL Notebook: Browns interview Jim Caldwell for job

There has been outside interest in Kitchens, who took over Cleveland's offense in October, said the person, who spoke Thursday on condition of anonymity because the Browns are not commenting during their coaching search other than to confirm completed interviews.

Sports New York Knick to miss London trip over assassination fears
Author: 0 New York Knick to miss London trip over assassination fears

Kanter has been vocal in his opposition of Erdogan, who took on the presidency in 2014. A Knicks team official told ESPN that Kanter will not travel with the team because of a visa issue , but Kanter said it was because he did not feel safe making the trip.

Sports Jets To Interview Adam Gase Friday For Head Coaching Vacancy
Author: 0 Jets To Interview Adam Gase Friday For Head Coaching Vacancy

In USA Today's final regular-season National Football League power rankings poll, they ranked the Dolphins dead last of all 32 teams. During his end-of-season press conference, Denver Broncos general manager John Elway was asked if the team will consider hiring Adam Gase, who was sacked by the Miami Dolphins on Black Monday.

Sports Federer wins to put Switzerland in Hopman Cup final
Author: 0 Federer wins to put Switzerland in Hopman Cup final

Katie Boulter and Cameron Norrie beat Serena Williams and Frances Tiafoe in the mixed doubles to give Great Britain victory over the United States at the Hopman Cup . "It was flawless - it's just like this in Melbourne". It seems like Serena is probably gonna win this singles and then there would be even more pressure for the doubles which I think is going to be nice for both of us, for the fans too.

Sports Ovechkin To Skip All-Star Game To Rest For Second Half
Author: 0 Ovechkin To Skip All-Star Game To Rest For Second Half

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin has informed the National Hockey League that he will be skipping this season's All-Star Game later this month. "Our city, our great fans and our corporate partners have shown tremendous loyalty to the Blues since the team's inception in 1967, and landing a major event such as the NHL All-Star Game is a testament to their relentless passion and support".

Sports Michael Schumacher's 50th birthday
Author: 0 Michael Schumacher's 50th birthday

The Italian team wrote , "Our champ turns 50 today". "Wishing you a happy birthday, Michael", Hamilton said. As the media goes totally overboard in celebration of Michael Schumacher's 50th birthday - if nothing else an opportunity to revive interest in the sport at a time of scant genuine news - it is easy to forget how harshly the German was often treated by that self-same media, especially in Britain.

Sports India inches closer to maiden series win in Australia
Author: 0 India inches closer to maiden series win in Australia

Pant, who struck 15 fours and a six, put on 204 runs for the seventh wicket with Jadeja. The 21-year-old Pant then reached his hundred off 137 balls, and became the first Indian keeper-batsman to score a Test century in Australia. India crossed 400 in the 123rd over with the dup bringing up their 50-partnership off 74 balls. India began the day on 303 for 4, which meant the only way Australia could have fought back was through some quick wickets in the first session.

Sports Diego Maradona delays Mexico return with health issues
Author: 0 Diego Maradona delays Mexico return with health issues

Another source said Maradona , who left the hospital without talking to the media, may have to undergo more tests. However, a source close to the family told Reuters the problem was not serious and that the former Boca Juniors, Napoli and Barcelona midfielder, who famously led his country to the 1986 World Cup title, was not in any danger.

Sports Ben Simmons seals a 76ers victory with this sly inbounds play
Author: 0 Ben Simmons seals a 76ers victory with this sly inbounds play

The Clippers then went on a 10-0 run. Ben Simmons and the Sixers embarrass the Clippers in an inbound play in the closing seconds. They have now won five of their last ten matchups and are 3.5 games below the apex. He didn't appear hindered while recording 28 points and 19 rebounds. Josh Richardson scored 24 points and Miami - playing without Dwyane Wade due to illness - rolled past Cleveland 117-92 and Blake Griffin had 26 points , eight rebounds and seven assists as Detroit beat ...

Sports James DeGale to face British rival Chris Eubank Jr in February
Author: 0 James DeGale to face British rival Chris Eubank Jr in February

Olympic gold medallist DeGale lost his world title in December 2017 but regained in an April rematch with Caleb Truax to become a two-time World champion, but relinquished the red belt soon after to focus on chasing big fights as he enters the twilight years of his record-breaking career.

Sports Noble relieved with a point against `bogey team´ Brighton
Author: 0 Noble relieved with a point against `bogey team´ Brighton

After those two goals, it was a good performance. "But fortunately, we never gave up". After that, losing 2-0, I have to praise the spirit of the team. Having left Brighton's defence in his wake, Antonio managed to turn a cut-back into Arnautovic, who prodded in off the bar, with the goal standing despite the visitors' protestations that the ball had gone over the line.

Sports Hopman Cup: Angelique Kerber & Alexander Zverev lead Germany to final
Author: 0 Hopman Cup: Angelique Kerber & Alexander Zverev lead Germany to final

But Zverev cruised to a 6-4 6-3 victory to book a showdown against the Swiss, who defeated Germany in last year's Hopman Cup decider, on Saturday. The Hopman Cup - tennis' only mixed gender team competition - sees eight nations split into two groups of four for a round-robin format which features two singles and a mixed doubles match.

Sports Novak Djokovic Crashes Out Of Qatar Open
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic Crashes Out Of Qatar Open

It is the second time he has beaten Djokovic in his career and both victories occurred in a semi-final. The World Number one was imperious in the first set and looked composed through breaking his opponent in the second game and holding his serve to take a commanding 3-0 lead.

Sports West Virginia upgrades from Dana Holgerson to Neal Brown
Author: 0 West Virginia upgrades from Dana Holgerson to Neal Brown

Head coach Dana Holgorsen of the West Virginia Mountaineers celebrates after the game against the Texas Longhorns at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on November 3, 2018 in Austin, Texas. So the required effort to move quickly, and a proverbial deadline, will bring one of the rising young coaches in college football to Morgantown. Brown played wide receiver at Kentucky in 1998 and 2000 and registered 10 career catches.

Sports Happy Blue Year! City down league leaders
Author: 0 Happy Blue Year! City down league leaders

Leroy Sane is determined to crank up the pressure on Liverpool after his winning goal brought Manchester City to within four points of the Premier League leaders. You have to win every game, so we will see what happens in the end. Every team studies how we play, especially in the Premier League and we know how hard it is to play this way.

Sports Latest Josh McDaniels rumors on Browns, Bengals head coaching jobs
Author: 0 Latest Josh McDaniels rumors on Browns, Bengals head coaching jobs

However, the Browns have yet to request permission to interview the 42-year-old coach. If the Browns want to talk to McDaniels, they would need to do so in the next coming days while the Patriots are on their playoff bye week, or risk waiting until whenever New England's postseason run ends.

Sports New rules to be tournament tested in Hawaii
Author: 0 New rules to be tournament tested in Hawaii

Two of the Rolex Series events, in Turkey and South Africa, had weaker fields previous year against two PGA Tour stops in Las Vegas and the Mayakoba beach resort in Mexico. There is plenty of time for McIlroy to work it out - and numerous events he could play in Europe after the PGA Tour season concludes in August. "Well if it wasn't as hard, I'd win more", said Johnson with a smile in his pre-tournament news conference, before stating he never takes success for granted.

Sports Lottery winners to share £115m prize with family and friends
Author: 0 Lottery winners to share £115m prize with family and friends

It is the fourth biggest UK EuroMillions win and the biggest in NI. The winning main EuroMillions numbers were 01, 08, 11, 25, 28 and the winning EuroMillions Lucky Star numbers were 04 and 06. "That will be really tough", she said. A couple have pledged to create more millionaires as they plot how to give away much of their £115 million EuroMillions jackpot.

Sports Georgia’s Justin Fields transferring to Ohio State
Author: 0 Georgia’s Justin Fields transferring to Ohio State

Tate Martel and Matthew Baldwin appear to be Fields' strongest competition on the Ohio State depth chart if he is granted immediate eligibility. Martell, a redshirt freshman from Las Vegas, served as the backup this season to Heisman finalist Dwayne Haskins .

Sports AFC Bournemouth vs. Watford - Football Match Report
Author: 0 AFC Bournemouth vs. Watford - Football Match Report

Seconds after Callum Wilson's equaliser, Watford once again had the lead through Ken Sema , only for Ryan Fraser to equalise again within minutes to cap off a hectic first half. "Abdoulaye Doucoure probably did get lucky", conceded Deeney . Providing a goal and an assist for his side, Fraser put in a monumental performance to earn Bournemouth a draw.

Sports Solanke leaves Liverpool for Bournemouth
Author: 0 Solanke leaves Liverpool for Bournemouth

Crystal Palace were linked with the former Chelsea striker before the loan switch to Selhurst Park collapsed amid interest from Bournemouth. It is understood Solanke can not move to the Cherries on loan under Premier League regulations.