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Sports Blue Jays acquire OF Randal Grichuk from Cardinals
Author: 0 Blue Jays acquire OF Randal Grichuk from Cardinals

Ozuna is expected to play left field with Tommy Pham in center and Dexter Fowler in right. Both Leone and Greene will be added to the Cardinals major league roster, which is now at the maximum of 40 players. Grichuk had 22 home runs and 59 RBIs in 122 games with the Cardinals last season. Leone is coming off a solid 2017 season with Toronto - 3-0 with a 2.56 ERA (12th among American League relievers), 81 strikeouts and 11 holds in 65 games (70 1/3 innings).

Sports Prediction: Arsenal vs Crystal Palace
Author: 0 Prediction: Arsenal vs Crystal Palace

In central defence , the likes of Nacho Monreal and Laurent Koscielny should return after recovering from their respective injuries, and they could be partnered by Germany global Shkodran Mustafi. In midfield , Aaron Ramsey is a tempting prospect to start, but Wenger could leave him on the bench to allow Jack Wilshere prosper alongside Granit Xhaka at the centre of the park.

Sports Tom Brady Reportedly Suffered An Injury To His Throwing Hand
Author: 0 Tom Brady Reportedly Suffered An Injury To His Throwing Hand

TB: "I have no idea". Last Sunday Ramsey said this - "We going to the Super Bowl , and we gonna win that b--!", while addressing the estimated crowd of 10,000 at EverBank Field that came out to greet the Jaguars after they arrived back from Pittsburgh following their 45-42 victory over the Steelers in the AFC Divisional Round game.

Sports Australia Open: Ostapenko bows out, Wozniacki sails into pre-quarters
Author: 0 Australia Open: Ostapenko bows out, Wozniacki sails into pre-quarters

The top seeds hit 15 winners to set up a second-round clash with Oksana Kalashnikova of Georgia and Varvara Lepchenko of the U.S., who defeated Chinese duo Wang Qiang and Wang Yafan 6-4, 6-3. Also Ukrainian, she beat local wildcard Olivia Rogowska 6-3, 7-5. She clinched a 75-minute third set on her first match point when Fett netted a backhand.

Sports Antonio Conte: Alvaro Morata will learn from
Author: 0 Antonio Conte: Alvaro Morata will learn from "stupid" sending-off

Striker Glenn Murray has bagged six goals in this campaign, but at 34-years of age he isn't quite up to the standard of the Premier League. Fans at Stamford Bridge were understandably furious to be taken to extra-time - who would want to sit through another thirty minutes of that? - but they finished the evening relieved as the Blues eventually won out on penalties.

Sports Djokovic comeback has Federer on guard
Author: 0 Djokovic comeback has Federer on guard

Defending champion Federer , rated as the favourite to win his 20th Grand Slam title, made his entrance on Rod Laver Arena with a sizzling 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 lesson for Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene . No offense to Farrell but we're going to need someone with some better reporting chops if we're going to find out for real how Federer remains invincible to age.

Sports National Football League says Raiders complied with Rooney Rule in hiring of Jon Gruden
Author: 0 National Football League says Raiders complied with Rooney Rule in hiring of Jon Gruden

Raiders complied with "Rooney Rule" when hiring GrudenEds: Updates with reaction from Fritz Pollard Alliance. "We believe the facts overwhelmingly point in the other direction", the release read. "We have called for meetings with the League to ensure that a process like this never happens again". That is, until Davis said at Gruden's introductory press conference that he had been trying to bring Gruden back to the city since the passing of his father, Al Davis , six years earlier.

Sports Ranking the Top 10 Super Bowls of the 2000s
Author: 0 Ranking the Top 10 Super Bowls of the 2000s

Sunday's AFC Championship showdown at Gillette Stadium will feature the Patriots top-ranked offense against the Jags talented defense . Reacting to Ramsey's boast, quarterback Tom Brady , on his weekly WEEI appearance, said, "I think what I have learned for a long time is - it's how you play, it's not what you say".

Sports Kerber sets up Sharapova clash of the champions
Author: 0 Kerber sets up Sharapova clash of the champions

Maria Sharapova too advanced to the next round after beating 14th seed Anastasija Sevastova 6-1, 76 and will next face arguably the most in-form player in the women's game right now, Angelique Kerber in the Round of 32. "We just hope they (Slams organisers) realise and they do appreciate us maybe more all the time and not just in waves, you know what I mean?" Hungarian Marton Fucsovics piled more misery on the United States, dispatching 13th seed Sam Querrey with the American contingent ...

Sports Everton agree a deal to sell Aaron Lennon
Author: 0 Everton agree a deal to sell Aaron Lennon

The move brings to an end Walcott's 12-year spell at Arsenal, for whom he scored 108 goals in 397 appearances. "I had to go at night, it was quiet there - there were just a couple of security guards around". Allardyce started his coaching career in 1991 as player-manager at Limerick, guiding them to promotion to the top tier of the League of Ireland, but those games did not qualify as they are not regarded as a full-time professional club.

Sports Ozil, Koscielny and Monreal could return for Arsenal - Wenger
Author: 0 Ozil, Koscielny and Monreal could return for Arsenal - Wenger

Wilshere is expected to sign a new Arsenal contract after proving his fitness and form over the last few months, and started as captain for the first time in the Carabao Cup semifinal against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. He has a football brain. Today he can analyse better. The fact that he has been away (on loan to Bournemouth) and come back - he realises as well that life here is not so bad maybe.

Sports Details of Roy Halladay's autopsy results released
Author: 0 Details of Roy Halladay's autopsy results released

Halladay, an All-Star with the Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies, was 40 years old. Halladay's single-engine, light-sport category aircraft had crashed in the Gulf of Mexico near Tampa, Fla., on November 7. One source familiar with the autopsy tells us he results are consistent with someone who uses Rx medication. An autopsy report is revealing more details about the cause of Roy Halladay's death.

Sports USA Gymnastics ends agreement to train at Karolyi Ranch
Author: 0 USA Gymnastics ends agreement to train at Karolyi Ranch

The 54-year-old Nassar pleaded guilty to 10 counts, but prosecutors and civil attorneys have said there are more than 100 victims. We understand the public's faith has been shaken. "USA Gymnastics remains focused on our highest priority - the safety, health and well-being of our athletes and creating a culture that empowers and supports them".

Sports NY Jets WR Robby Anderson Arrested ... Still Locked Up
Author: 0 NY Jets WR Robby Anderson Arrested ... Still Locked Up

He posted the above picture the day of the incident. The police report indicated he was fighting with security and a police officer after he was ordered to leave the festival. What does this mean for Gang Green? The NFL usually waits until a player's legal situation is resolved before it hands out any discipline. He put together three 100-yard performances in 2017-18, including a six-catch, 146-yard, two-touchdown outing in a loss to the Carolina Panthers on November 26.

Sports Burnley Vs Manchester United Preview
Author: 0 Burnley Vs Manchester United Preview

With their crosstown rivals not playing until Saturday evening, Jose Mourinho's men have the opportunity to temporarily move within nine points and will look to capitalise on the poor form of their next opponents in order to do so. And maybe he was planning a game of Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 to see just how United will function with Alexis Sanchez in the side.

Sports McGregor title in doubt ahead of UFC lightweight bout
Author: 0 McGregor title in doubt ahead of UFC lightweight bout

The Irishman could attempt to throw a spanner in the works by announcing his intentions to defend the Lightweight title, but it sounds like White has already made his mind up and is moving forward with the Lightweight division without McGregor.

Sports Dortmund hit out at Wenger over Aubameyang
Author: 0 Dortmund hit out at Wenger over Aubameyang

Stoger also said "a lack of understanding" was behind Aubameyang's suspension from the squad for Sunday's draw against Wolfsburg. If Real Madrid's woes in front of goal didn't convince them to finally pounce on January 1, it's unlikely they'll ever rekindle interest, while most of the other major players appear more than content with their current options.

Sports North Korea: Trump tweet the 'spasm of a lunatic'
Author: 0 North Korea: Trump tweet the 'spasm of a lunatic'

She remained tight-lipped when asked about the tour before walking off into an elevator, it was reported by South Korea's Yonhap News Agency . But a survey released yesterday by South Korean pollster Realmeter showed only four out of 10 respondents said they favour the plan to march together under the flag.

Sports Will Ferrell asks Roger Federer: 'Are you a vampire?'
Author: 0 Will Ferrell asks Roger Federer: 'Are you a vampire?'

Nevertheless, the Serb came through in four sets against Gael Monfils in searing temperatures of up to 40 centigrade and Federer mentioned him among three other players who have impressed him during the opening week of the tournament. Halep next plays Lauren Davis. Doesn't mean it's going to go in, but I don't have much of a backhand. Ninth-seeded Johanna Konta lost in straight sets to US lucky loser Bernarda Pera, who is ranked No.

Sports Tim Tebow gets an invite to Mets' major league spring training
Author: 0 Tim Tebow gets an invite to Mets' major league spring training

The former Heisman Trophy victor hit a combined.226 last season as he spent time with New York's single-A and high-A affiliates. He hit.226 with a.311 on-base percentage in 126 games. Now a full-time college football analyst, Tebow decided to make a run at his childhood dream of playing professional baseball two years ago. Tim Tebow is getting another shot at impressing the Mets .

Sports Leganes vs Real Madrid: Asensio nets victor for Zidane's men
Author: 0 Leganes vs Real Madrid: Asensio nets victor for Zidane's men

Despite Madrid reserve team giving a lackluster performance, Asensio salvaged a victory with a close-range shot into the top corner after a well-placed cross from Theo Hernandez . Leganes advanced past Villarreal in the Round of 16. Leganes came out a different side in the second stanza and started playing with more confidence going forward as Naranjo almost took the lead for visitors with a long range strike that missed narrowly wide in the 56th minute.

Sports Bill Belichick heaps praise on the Jaguars, #asexpected
Author: 0 Bill Belichick heaps praise on the Jaguars, #asexpected

That the New England Patriots are in the AFC Championship is not much of a surprise. What makes these bets so fantastic is that practically nobody outside of Jacksonville's Malik Jackson thought this team, coming off the worst five-year stretch in team history (17-63), would win the Super Bowl .

Sports Johanna Konta comfortably through to the second round of Australian Open
Author: 0 Johanna Konta comfortably through to the second round of Australian Open

With the contest in her hands it took three errors in a row from Konta to give Brengle some hope, and a break back, at 5-3, but a ruthless return game followed and the first set was hers. Konta revealed after the match that she had managed to concentrate on her tennis despite suffering a recent "blueberry debacle" in Melbourne . No, I'm happy to come through today and I'm just looking forward to playing again on Thursday.

Author: 0 Novak Djokovic overcomes 'brutal' conditions to defeat Gael Monfils in second round

Next up is in-form 2016 Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber , who beat Donna Vekic in two easy sets as she starts to rediscover her best again after a miserable previous year. She saved one match point in the ninth game on her serve before Hsieh served out the match in the next, clinching it with a winning backhand to the corner.

Sports Tom Brady sits out Patriots practice due to hand injury
Author: 0 Tom Brady sits out Patriots practice due to hand injury

Then there is the whole Tom Brady injury thing in practice this week. He usually wears one glove - on his non-throwing hand. On Friday, if he does speak to reporters, there's likely to be more questions about the injury, especially if he's limited at practice in any way.

Sports AB: Proteas plan to tame 'fighting' India
Author: 0 AB: Proteas plan to tame 'fighting' India

De Villiers admitted that he was surprised by the Indian bowling attack, who didn't have trouble bowling at high-altitude in Centurion. "I am not going to get into the manner in which the Indian batsmen lost their wickets, all I can say is the South African bowling was not as menacing as it was made out to be and it was lack of application that cost the game".

Sports India Hammer Zimbabwe To Top Group B
Author: 0 India Hammer Zimbabwe To Top Group B

The Rahul Dravid-coached Indian side chased down the small target with seamless ease as Harvik Desai (56 not out off 73) and Shubman Gill (90 not out off 59) took the team home in just 21.4 overs. Once the three of them had returned to the pavilion, the batsmen in Zimbabwe's middle and lower order were cleaned up by the Indian bowlers with four of them falling before reaching double figures.

Sports IPL 2018: Chennai Super Kings appoint Balaji as bowling coach
Author: 0 IPL 2018: Chennai Super Kings appoint Balaji as bowling coach

Dhoni added that going to other franchises was not even a question. "We have somebody like a [Dwayne] Bravo, Faf [du Plessis] and Brendon McCullum [on the radar]". A PTI report quoted Dhoni speaking at a event where he said that the team management will definitely aim to back the local boy Ashwin. "A lot of people approached me, I can tell you that".

Sports Conte calls for VAR improvements
Author: 0 Conte calls for VAR improvements

Chelsea prevailed 5-3 on penalties to set up a fourth-round tie with Newcastle, but only after three players were booked for diving - with Pedro and Alvaro Morata subsequently sent off. Referees get decisions right and get some wrong. "We have been using it in Italy for six months, and you can reduce a lot of the referee's mistakes".

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho's impending deal hints he sees bright future at Man United

Ex-Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke has leapt to the defence of Romelu Lukaku, who has received criticism from some quarters for his performances during his debut season at Old Trafford . "He is physically much better, mentally much stronger, tactically understanding the game much better and what we need in different phases and circumstances, I'm really happy".

Sports Pharrell and NERD to headline NBA All-Star halftime show
Author: 0 Pharrell and NERD to headline NBA All-Star halftime show

Hart is about to embark on his worldwide tour, with dates announced later this month. Hart was a longtime All-Star Weekend regular as a player in the Celebrity Game, before retiring from the event after winning his fourth straight MVP Award in 2015.

Sports Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold
Author: 0 Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Coconut Grove Bank increased its stake in shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies by 15.7% in the third quarter. (NYSE: MMC ) was sold by Glaser Daniel S. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, April 29 by M Partners. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, September 21 by Sterne Agee CRT. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of MMC in report on Friday, December 8 with "Buy" rating.

Sports Pressure will determine whether Djokovic is back - Wilander
Author: 0 Pressure will determine whether Djokovic is back - Wilander

He did not crush Bedene, back representing Slovenia following his almost three years as a British player, but one break in the first two sets and two in the third proved enough for a 6-3 6-4 6-3 victory lasting an hour and 39 minutes. On the men's side, No. 13 Sam Querrey restored some order for the USA with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win over Feliciano Lopez . Sloane Stephens , Venus Williams and CoCo Vandeweghe were eliminated Monday.

Sports Minnesota Vikings vs. Philadelphia Eagles Expert Picks and Odds
Author: 0 Minnesota Vikings vs. Philadelphia Eagles Expert Picks and Odds

But we're confident in our defense, too. Sound familiar? If the Eagles can pull out a victory Sunday against the Vikings , they would likely play the Patriots in a revenge match-up from 2004. The Titans also reportedly will get together with Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel and Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks. They were up 17-0 late in the third quarter, and apparently thought they only needed to play 45 minutes instead of all 60.