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Sports O'Neill snubs Scotland for Northern Ireland stay
Author: 0 O'Neill snubs Scotland for Northern Ireland stay

O'Neill had been offered the chance to swap worldwide roles, with a four-year contract on offer from Scotland after a lengthy meeting between the parties on Friday. The former Newcastle midfielder is now booked on a flight to Switzerland with the Irish Football Association delegation this week ahead of Wednesday's draw.

Sports Wijnaldum admits Liverpool 'gave a half away' against Swansea
Author: 0 Wijnaldum admits Liverpool 'gave a half away' against Swansea

The manner of the defeat clearly got to Klopp, whose composure cracked at one point as he responded to the taunts of a fan close to his dugout. The result brought Liverpool's 18 game unbeaten run to an end. Swansea remain bottom of the league - on goal difference from West Brom - but it is now only one defeat in six games under new manager Carlos Carvalhal.

Sports Cavs have emotional meeting, don't think Kevin Love was really sick
Author: 0 Cavs have emotional meeting, don't think Kevin Love was really sick

The two go hand-in-hand. Russell Westbrook pushed in transition and found shooters or layups on the way. "I was hopeful it took two games for him to get to that", said George, who spent the majority of the game assigned to James. The season is 46 games old at this point - you can't put the cat back in the bag again this time. 76ers 116, Bucks 94: Joel Embiid had 29 points and nine rebounds and host Philadelphia pulled away from undermanned Milwaukee for its seventh win in eight games.

Sports Australian Open: Elina Svitolina eases into last eight
Author: 0 Australian Open: Elina Svitolina eases into last eight

The Ukrainian fourth seed suffered a surprise 6-4 6-0 loss to Elise Mertens in their last-eight clash in Melbourne . Nadal struggled at times against Schwartzman and needed 13 minutes to hold his serve in the second game of the fourth set when he saved five break points.

Sports Henrikh Mkhitaryan not mentally or physically hard enough for José Mourinho
Author: 0 Henrikh Mkhitaryan not mentally or physically hard enough for José Mourinho

Sanchez will be earning huge wages, reportedly, in excess of £350,000-a-week, but Mourinho was delighted to bring the 29-year-old in. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger added: "Henrikh is a very complete player". Chile's forward Alexis Sanchez reacts after scoring a goal during the 2017 Confederations Cup group B football match between Germany and Chile at the Kazan Arena Stadium in Kazan on 22 June 2017.

Sports Pliskova rallies to reach Open quarter-finals
Author: 0 Pliskova rallies to reach Open quarter-finals

She has to be confident right now after advancing to the quarterfinals in Australia for the third time in her career. The Romanian beat the Czech in three sets in their only Grand Slam encounter, on clay in the semi-final at Roland Garros last season.

Sports Man City beats Newcastle United
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Guardiola is too experienced to let one defeat get under his skin but he nevertheless knows the importance of the game against Newcastle . "They defended well and at Bristol it will be a more hard game than here". City dominated proceedings when they met in the reverse fixture just after Christmas, with a staggering 78 percent possession. WHICH stars make our combined Liverpool and Manchester City XI? And when Joselu did manage to get hold of the ball his ability on it let ...

Sports Winter storm expected to hit Nebraska, parts of Iowa, Kansas
Author: 0 Winter storm expected to hit Nebraska, parts of Iowa, Kansas

Between the regions of rain and snow, there could also be a brief period of freezing rain and sleet . Amounts will range from an inch or so in the Twin Ports and over eight inches in areas to the south and east. Winter weather warnings are still in place for much of the state as this seasonal snowfall continues . A blizzard slammed parts of the central United States with heavy snow and howling winds Sunday, wreaking travel havoc from Colorado to MI.

Sports Athletic Bilbao Reportedly Extend Kepa's Contract
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Athletic Bilbao have made an official statement to announce that Kepa Arrizabalaga has signed a new contract that will keep him at San Mames till June 30, 2025. " It's a tiring subject, but that's normal ", he said. The La Liga outfit can now focus fully on their efforts in the Spanish top-flight, with Inaki Williams another much sought-after talent to have recently committed to a new deal .

Sports Two key suspects in Pakistani minor's rape-murder arrested
Author: 0 Two key suspects in Pakistani minor's rape-murder arrested

Pakistani authorities on Wednesday arrested a suspect in the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl that ignited nationwide protests and outrage over allegations of government inaction, two police officials said. On the other hand, Punjab Police Inspector General Arif Nawaz Khan on Sunday came down hard on the police investigators and expressed anger over non-arrest arrest of the killer .

Sports Inter snaps up Rafinha on loan from Barcelona
Author: 0 Inter snaps up Rafinha on loan from Barcelona

The Serie A heavyweights are poised to take a man with two global caps to his name on an agreement which includes the option for a €35m transfer to be pushed through if they secure Champions League qualification. Rafinha , 24, returned to action for Barca in Wednesday's 1-0 defeat to Espanyol in the Copa del Rey, making his first appearance in nine months. Before that his last action came on April 2 a year ago, when he picked up the injury against Granada.

Sports Giants Reportedly Sign Outfielder Austin Jackson
Author: 0 Giants Reportedly Sign Outfielder Austin Jackson

According to a report from Jon Heyman, the Giants have agreed to a 2-year, $6 million deal with center fielder Austin Jackson . It's certainly possible Duggar makes the team out of spring, but Jackson fortifies the Giants' options if they don't feel inclined to rush the 24-year-old out of the minors.

Sports New England Patriots To Face Philadelphia Eagles At Super Bowl
Author: 0 New England Patriots To Face Philadelphia Eagles At Super Bowl

Still, questions remain for the favorites: Will Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski , who left Sunday's AFC title game with a head injury , be cleared to play? "It's just one of those things". Brady and the receivers are drilled each week about how and where to throw it in the back of the end zone, and with the Super Bowl on the line, they pulled it off.

Sports New Orleans Pelicans vs. Chicago Bulls - 1/22/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 New Orleans Pelicans vs. Chicago Bulls - 1/22/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

E'Twaun Moore scored 15 points, including a 3 in the second overtime to help the Pelicans win for the fifth time in six games. In the final four minutes of regulation, the Pelicans went on a tear; a 19-2 run to be exact. He became the first National Basketball Association player since Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1972 to have as many as 40 points, 20 rebounds and 10 assists in a game, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

Sports With Super Bowl set, a hideous distinction for Cowboys organization
Author: 0 With Super Bowl set, a hideous distinction for Cowboys organization

Gillette Stadium saw fireworks with fans cheering filing out after nail-biting win against the Jacksonville Jaguars . That's all I can say. Super Bowl 52 will be televised on NBC this year (6:30). "It's humbling", Foles said. "I don't know if I ever will". I love coaching this football team. "Hey, I can not tell you, from the bottom of my heart, I love every one of you, coaches, players, personnel in the entire organization".

Sports Patriots Praised Crowd Noise At AFC Championship Game For Good Reason
Author: 0 Patriots Praised Crowd Noise At AFC Championship Game For Good Reason

The first big penalty came at the end of the second quarter, a 32-yard pass interference on Bouye on Brandon Cooks, which set up the Patriots' first touchdown, slicing the Jags' lead to 14-10 at halftime. Before Gronkowski was injured, he caught a 21-yard pass to become the NFL's all-time leader in postseason receiving yards by a tight end with 856.

Sports Jose Mourinho delighted with Manchester United fight in win over Burnley
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho delighted with Manchester United fight in win over Burnley

Alexis Sanchez's huge wages, should his deal with Manchester United be completed, will cause inflation in the game with an impact on smaller clubs, Burnley manager Sean Dyche said on Thursday. Jesse Lingard has finally made that "step up" that he was expected to ever since he became a regular in the Man United first team. "We defended very well, and it is fair to say Mike Dean and his team were very good".

Sports Sanchez joins Man Utd, Mkhitaryan joins Arsenal
Author: 0 Sanchez joins Man Utd, Mkhitaryan joins Arsenal

Arsene Wenger hints Alexis Sanchez's move to Man United is all but done, exclaiming, 'You can not drive up north and as well play football.' Arsenal had a field day with Crystal Palace , netting four goals in 22 minutes to secure a comfy win at the Emirates .

Author: 0 Yay, the Eagles! Ugh, the Patriots?

The Patriots were optimistic Gronkowski, who exited after a helmet-to-helmet blow in the second quarter caused a concussion, would be finished with the NFL's concussion protocol and available for the Super Bowl , the Boston Herald reported Monday.

Sports Browns to hire ex-Steelers offensive coordinator Haley
Author: 0 Browns to hire ex-Steelers offensive coordinator Haley

He became available a week ago after the Steelers did not renew his contract. But after conflicting with the Steelers' star quarterback Ben Roethlisberger , the Steelers determined to move on from Haley. Former Chiefs general manager John Dorsey is reportedly anxious to bring in Haley as the team's new offensive coordinator under Hue Jackson . The Browns do not have the same level of offensive talent as the Steelers so-called Big 3 of Roethlisberger, Brown and Le'Veon Bell, but they ...

Sports Ben Stokes confirms his return to cricket will be delayed
Author: 0 Ben Stokes confirms his return to cricket will be delayed

Test captain Root, who has played in all five Ashes matches and the first three ODIs against Australia this month, will return to England before playing in the one-day global series against New Zealand in late February. The Durham all-rounder was suspended by the European Central Bank while he awaited news on whether he would be charged, meaning he missed the Ashes and is sitting out the limited overs matches in Australia.

Sports Eden Hazard Reacts To Chelsea Inquiring About Crouch, Response Is Brilliant
Author: 0 Eden Hazard Reacts To Chelsea Inquiring About Crouch, Response Is Brilliant

However, Hazard has suggested that the club should keep faith with his teammates, while adding that he is capable of playing down the middle if required. Hazard had earlier reckoned that he would be soon renewing his contract at the Stanford Bridge along with Belgian mate Thibaut Courtois but his father's recent comments in an interview has once again touted a Real Madrid move for the forward.

Sports Kevin de Bruyne edging closer to Man City agreement
Author: 0 Kevin de Bruyne edging closer to Man City agreement

The Belgium worldwide has scored six goals and chipped in with a further 10 assists this season as Guardiola's men go in search of the quadruple. The 26-year-old will earn a staggering £200,000-a-week in wages along with £60,000 in image rights .

Sports Aguero scores hat-trick as City beat Newcastle
Author: 0 Aguero scores hat-trick as City beat Newcastle

Their advantage at the top of the table had been cut to single figures, for a few hours at least, when second-placed Manchester United beat Burnley 1-0 earlier on Saturday . Again, Newcastle's defence initially did a good job of repelling them, but the hosts deservedly doubled their lead in the 63rd minute. They chalked up a 20th win in 22 league games.

Sports Daniel Sturridge 'tells Liverpool he wants to leave'
Author: 0 Daniel Sturridge 'tells Liverpool he wants to leave'

Italian giants Inter Milan are willing to include such an option that would guarantee the Reds a fee in the summer so as things now stand, it sounds like Sturridge has the option of a move to Serie A or staying put at Anfield for the second half of the campaign.

Sports The Newest: Hsieh beats Radwanska at Australian Open
Author: 0 The Newest: Hsieh beats Radwanska at Australian Open

He spent six months off the tour past year with a right elbow injury and said he waited until just before the tournament began to decide if he was fit enough to play. He was more than ready to play another couple of sets, he told Jim Courier - pointing out that he's quite a bit younger than Djokovic . "I never played the third set so long, so I'm really happy I could stay and win it".

Sports Concerns Pyeongchang Games being used for political purposes
Author: 0 Concerns Pyeongchang Games being used for political purposes

During last week's working-level talks, the two Koreas had agreed to send inspection teams to take a look around the facilities that will be used in both North and South. "Seeing the citizens here welcoming us, I feel we will be able to successfully complete the concert", Hyon was quoted as saying by a Seoul official, according to South Korean media.

Sports Liverpool's unbeaten run ends at bottom club Swansea
Author: 0 Liverpool's unbeaten run ends at bottom club Swansea

It felt quite good. I'm sure I am not the first manager who has had a problem with him there, he must be a season ticket holder. I should not react, but I didn't say anything bad. "We wanted to do it differently but it didn't happen on the pitch for us. It's not what we came here for tonight, we have nothing, and that's our fault", the Liverpool manager added.

Sports Danica Patrick To Race Daytona 500 For Premium Motorsports
Author: 0 Danica Patrick To Race Daytona 500 For Premium Motorsports

Her vehicle number will be No. 7, Patrick's first number in NASCAR when she joined the XFINITY Series earlier in the decade with JR Motorsports. To be the final race in NASCAR for Patrick, things couldn't be any better. But first, with the Daytona 500 quickly approaching, how will she perform in her final NASCAR Cup Series race? "Our team finished eighth in Daytona 500 a year ago and I know everyone here at Premium Motorsports is prepared to give Danica the best opportunity we can to get ...

Sports Sergio Aguero plays down hat-trick heroics against Newcastle United
Author: 0 Sergio Aguero plays down hat-trick heroics against Newcastle United

Daryl Murphy pulled one back for Newcastle , but Aguero got his hat-trick in the final 10 minutes following a mazy run from Leroy Sane . Although City's lead at the top was cut to 12 points following Manchester United beating Stoke on Tuesday (Jan 16), they remain firm favourites for the title.

Sports Kawhi Leonard's rehab creating chilling effect with team
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard's rehab creating chilling effect with team

Wright . Leonard has played in only nine games this season. In the story, reported by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Michael C. Wright, the relationship between San Antonio and Leonard needs work "to fix what has been until now a successful partnership".

Sports Wenger: Sanchez Is Going To Manchester United Because Of Money
Author: 0 Wenger: Sanchez Is Going To Manchester United Because Of Money

Indeed goalkeeper De Gea and his United team-mates rarely looked troubled against a Burnley side that had been one of the success stories of the first half of the Premier League season. "I think it's a big, big deal for Manchester United and a good deal". Away from the ongoing speculation surrounding Sanchez and Mkhitaryan, Mourinho turned attentions towards his own future and claimed he is in no rush to pen fresh terms at Old Trafford.

Sports Kyren left devastated by Masters final defeat
Author: 0 Kyren left devastated by Masters final defeat

Wilson, who had previously been the higher scorer courtesy of a few 80-plus tallies, stopped the rot with a 73 of his own and duly pinched the 15th frame to get back to within just one frame. Allen was not to be denied, however, showing his class and excellent break-building skills to take the next two frames for a 10-7 triumph. You couldn't help but be delighted for him.