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Sports Love back at power forward as chaotic Cavs tweak lineup
Author: 0 Love back at power forward as chaotic Cavs tweak lineup

Cleveland, though, continues to struggle, losing 11 of its past 15 games. It was only one game and the Cavaliers allowed the Pacers to creep within 109-102 with 4:12 to play, but unlike two weeks earlier when they squandered a 22-point lead and lost to the Pacers in IN, 97-95, the Cavaliers finished the task this time.

Sports Antonio Conte is
Author: 0 Antonio Conte is "very happy" with current Chelsea squad

Barkley came on in the 30th minute at The Emirates during Chelsea's League Cup semi-final loss to Arsenal on Wednesday night when he replaced the injured Willian . "The players are happy because they want to play and play every game". If we want to accelerate this process, he has to play, not only have training sessions, especially at this moment after the Willian and Morata injuries.

Sports Chung Retires Hurt, As Roger Federer Cruises To 7th Australian Open Final
Author: 0 Chung Retires Hurt, As Roger Federer Cruises To 7th Australian Open Final

On Thursday, Federer was making short work of Hyeon Chung , the unseeded South Korean who shocked everyone by making it to the semifinals, until Chung had to retire from the match due to blisters on his feet. Just to prove how severe the issue was, Chung uploaded a picture to Instagram after the match, and it is quite horrific. Chung's unexpected run to be the first South Korean in a Grand Slam semi-final included wins over 12-time Grand Slam victor Novak Djokovic and ...

Sports Federer faces Chung semi test as Kerber, Halep shine
Author: 0 Federer faces Chung semi test as Kerber, Halep shine

The 29-year-old heads into Sunday's final in good shape, and while Federer remains the hot favourite, Cilic will surely give the champion the toughest test he has faced yet at this year's tournament. Chung described his injury in his news conference: " It's like worse than regular blisters ". "I enjoyed two weeks so far, on court and off court", he said.

Sports Olivier Giroud Arsenal Exit Hinges On Other Transfers, Says Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Olivier Giroud Arsenal Exit Hinges On Other Transfers, Says Arsene Wenger

With Arsenal pursuing Aubameyang , there has been speculation that Olivier Giroud will be allowed to leave the club. Aubameyang has not featured for Dortmund since December 16 but the 28-year-old striker returned to Peter Stoger's starting XI for the side's Bundesliga clash with Freiburg on Saturday afternoon.

Author: 0 Sunrisers Hyderabad keeps spinner Rashid Khan for Rs. 9 crores

Even Royal Challengers Bangalore, for whom he has played many match-winning knocks, didn't raise a paddle for him. The proceedings will start with Shikhar Dhawan . His base price was 50 lakh. The afternoon session began with a big surprise, with India wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel going unsold. Sadly, no. No UK broadcaster will be showing the IPL auction on TV this year.

Sports West Ham reportedly lining up move for Liverpool star
Author: 0 West Ham reportedly lining up move for Liverpool star

It is not possible. "When Daniel is fit, training, in shape he is still an outstanding striker there is no doubt about that". "Of course one of them was Roberto Firmino's performance, then Dom Solanke's development". That was the situation, nothing more". "I can not give an answer on that. There are a lot of rumours around and that this moment there is nothing to say about it", he said.

Sports Eoin Morgan concerned by England's top-order collapse
Author: 0 Eoin Morgan concerned by England's top-order collapse

Four of England's top six batsmen- Jason Roy , Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root and Jos Buttler_were all dismissed without scoring, briefly raising the possibility that England may not surpass its lowest ever ODI score of 86, before the middle-order saved the tourists from complete disaster.

Sports Michigan State Trustees Accept Lou Anna Simon's Resignation, Name Acting President
Author: 0 Michigan State Trustees Accept Lou Anna Simon's Resignation, Name Acting President

Officials have asked for a state attorney general investigation, and the NCAA sent the university's athletic director a letter earlier this week asking for details on potential violations relating to Nassar. "As tragedies are politicized, blame is inevitable". "I just don't think that everyone took it seriously until it hit the news, when everyone really focused in on it and tried to get answers", said Shantanique Jackson, a 21-year-old MSU psychology senior from Detroit.

Sports Bills' Eric Wood retires after 9-year career
Author: 0 Bills' Eric Wood retires after 9-year career

Wood revealed his decision in a statement the Bills posted on their Twitter account on Friday. "I was informed that I was no longer cleared to play football, even with surgery or further treatment", Wood said. He was the only Bills offensive player to be on the field for every snap in 2017. The 31-year-old Wood, who completed his ninth year with Buffalo, was the team's second-longest active tenured player.

Sports Aus Open: Cilic in semis after Nadal retires
Author: 0 Aus Open: Cilic in semis after Nadal retires

The second-seeded Wozniacki won the first seven games of the match but trailed 4-2 in the second set before staging a comeback. Marin Čilić is in the final of the Australian Open! "He had a similar problem like Chung had in the Wimbledon final", he said of Cilic .

Sports Kyrie Irving Will Eventually Need Minor Knee Surgery
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving Will Eventually Need Minor Knee Surgery

Whispers have emerged that Irving threatened to have knee surgery and, by proxy, miss quite a bit of the 2017-2018 season if the Cavs' front office didn't trade him over the summer. The Cavaliers traded Irving to the Celtics in exchange for Isaiah Thomas in August. The Cavaliers have been underperforming as of late, mainly struggling defensively while the Celtics have looked elite in the Eastern Conference.

Sports Franchises wary of right squad composition at IPL auction
Author: 0 Franchises wary of right squad composition at IPL auction

Up to Rs 4.35 billion could be spent on player acquisition this year in an auction which has over 1000 players from 13 cricketing nations go under the hammer. Kieron Pollard, who recently played the 400th T20 match of his career, is expected to be back at the Mumbai Indians , who are all but certain to use their RTM.

Sports Azpilicueta sees Toon clash as a chance for Blues to roar again
Author: 0 Azpilicueta sees Toon clash as a chance for Blues to roar again

But Conte's men, lacking a cutting edge, could not find the inspiration they needed to take the game into extra-time and Arsenal held on to claim a deserved victory. Against Norwich we risked this. I have another year of (my) contract with this club, Conte said. The pivotal moment in the game came when Willian was forced off with an injury, which broke up the visitor's fluid front three, something Arsenal took advantage of.

Sports FA Cup: Iheanacho, Ndidi on song as Leicester ease into last 16
Author: 0 FA Cup: Iheanacho, Ndidi on song as Leicester ease into last 16

The former Manchester City forward fired a fine left-footed strike into the bottom-left corner three minutes after Fousseni Diabate's opener for his opener. Amidst growing fears that there might indeed be some truth to the latest reports on Jamie Vardy , the Leicester City front man has spoken up, making it be known that there's no move on the cards.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo insists he is happy at Real Madrid
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo insists he is happy at Real Madrid

Although those rumours have died down, a poor season both on a personal level and with Real Madrid's poor form as a whole have once again given rise to speculation that he may be looking to leave Madrid in the summer. If anything is a sign that Real are starting to get things moving it's that sources close to Neymar have felt the need to comment on things. "There's also been lots of reporting that the door was closed to him at Manchester United , as a result of the Alexis Sanchez ...

Sports Amla backs South Africa to chase 270 in third test v India
Author: 0 Amla backs South Africa to chase 270 in third test v India

Hashim Amla (54) and Vernon Philander (13) went undivided when the umpires called an end to the second session of play, with the hosts trailing by 44 runs to India's first innings score of 187. This time the match referee jogged out for a chat and with 15 scheduled minutes of play remaining, the players were taken off the field. They were telling me I can take my time, and [telling me] if you want to call the physio, you can call Patrick [Farhart] and take your time.

Author: 0 Miocic to defend UFC heavyweight title against Cormier in July

On Friday, White hinted at plans being in motion for Miocic's next fight after he dominated highly touted No. 1 contender Francis Ngannou at UFC 220 in Boston this past weekend. On Twitter , Cormier posted a picture of himself in response to his bid to become a two-division UFC champion, saying: "let's go!" He now rides a six-fight winning streak, knocking out five of those opponents.

Sports DeMarcus Cousins helped off the court after apparent non-contact leg injury
Author: 0 DeMarcus Cousins helped off the court after apparent non-contact leg injury

Cousins would need assistance leaving the court for the locker room. I feel terrible for him. Gentry noted "the improvements in all areas that he's made on and off the court", and said Cousins is "a guy that's trying to better himself". James finished with 26 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds as Cleveland won for just the fourth time in 11 games. It remains to be seen whether Cousins will be able to team with Davis again for the next two meetings.

Sports Super Bowl 2018: Carson Wentz reveals ACL injury worse than originally thought
Author: 0 Super Bowl 2018: Carson Wentz reveals ACL injury worse than originally thought

Wentz settled into his locker stall in the corner of the room, turned toward the cameras and took a deep breath. Although he still had a brace around his left leg, it looks like Wentz is now walking under his own power. Wentz said he won't alter his playing style as a result of the injury. Despite the injuries, Wentz is feeling confident about his recovery. While Wentz hasn't been on the field, he hasn't strayed far from the Eagles during their surprising march to the Super Bowl.

Author: 0 Michigan State's Tom Izzo 'definitely not retiring', supports survivors

Four Spartans football players - Josh King, Donnie Corley and Demetric Vance in a January 2017 incident, and Auston Robertson in an April 2017 incident - were dismissed a year ago and face criminal sexual-conduct charges. The coach also says each incident mentioned in the report was documented by either police or the university's Title IX office. He briefly mentioned the ESPN report, but stuck mostly to discussing the basketball game.

Sports Sydney Sevens: Day One, Wrap
Author: 0 Sydney Sevens: Day One, Wrap

The win means England secure a ninth place ranking at the Sydney 7s as James Bailey's side continue to build on performances this season. The Aussie women face Russia in this afternoon's semi-final after the Russians edged past the U.S. Australia's tough defense forced an early turnover and Emilee Cherry crossed in the left corner for Australia's first try . The 26-year-old speedster scored 10 tries in New Zealand's three victories in pool play in Sydney and added two more to her ...

Sports Woods grinds it out to make cut at Farmers
Author: 0 Woods grinds it out to make cut at Farmers

A few scrambles later, Woods had himself another birdie at the par-5 fifth - he almost holed an eagle chip but settled for birdie after it ran a few feet by. These are the new realities for 42-year-old Tiger Woods . He had a spinal fusion last April and made his comeback at the unofficial Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas in December.

Author: 0 Bill de Blasio favors Patriots, compliments Tom Brady's hair

There's a complete buy-in ... I'd have thought much about him out for sure you think he can make the cut to get into the masters. And it's not a discourse on the Spygate and Deflategate reputations of Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady .

Sports Liverpool Suffer Injury Blow Ahead Of West Brom FA Cup Clash
Author: 0 Liverpool Suffer Injury Blow Ahead Of West Brom FA Cup Clash

Klopp said "It's not really likely" when asked about any more potential incomings, although some outgoings could potentially still take place. That is despite the Reds selling Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona for £142m and a fresh injury blow for Adam Lallana , who will miss today's FA Cup fourth-round clash with West Brom with a muscle tear.

Sports Investigations into sex abuse in sports launched after Nassar scandal
Author: 0 Investigations into sex abuse in sports launched after Nassar scandal

Hollis did not return messages seeking comment on Thursday. Amid the fallout, the board had expressed support for Simon before her resignation, while she continued to face huge pressure from students, faculty and legislators. The athletic director , who graduated from MSU in 1985, said January 31 will be his last day. He's the second university official to step down this week.

Sports Halep and Wozniacki face off with eye on first Grand Slam title
Author: 0 Halep and Wozniacki face off with eye on first Grand Slam title

Halep is the current No.1 but the world No.2 Wozniacki, who was last on top in 2012, can return to the summit with a win. Halep, who has lost two French Open finals - including a year ago when she led by a set and a break - says she's had a change of mentality at Melbourne Park.

Sports Chelsea goal Dzeko will proceed to be picked by Roma
Author: 0 Chelsea goal Dzeko will proceed to be picked by Roma

The likes of Stoke's Peter Crouch and Burnley's Ashley Barnes are other options and the moves could now be delayed until deadline day on January 31. Chelsea have gone about their search for Alvaro Morata's deputy in, well, questionable fashion.

Sports Marcus Smart Apologizes for Injuring Hand Hitting Picture Frame on Hotel Wall
Author: 0 Marcus Smart Apologizes for Injuring Hand Hitting Picture Frame on Hotel Wall

Horford said the team will support Smart despite the fact that his absence leaves the Celtics short-handed. "Disappointed, as you can imagine", Stevens said of Smart's actions. "Marcus is a teammate that I have a lot of respect for and I'm going to stand by him". Smart is expected to be back on the floor in two weeks, with a projected return during the Celtics' road trip to major Eastern Conference foes Toronto and Washington.

Sports Browns Will Hire Former Steelers Offensive Coordinator Todd Haley to Same Position
Author: 0 Browns Will Hire Former Steelers Offensive Coordinator Todd Haley to Same Position

The biggest difference between this past season and the upcoming season will be the fact that the Steelers decided to make a change at offensive coordinator. "He has been a guy that has adjusted his offense to successfully complement and take advantage of the skill set of his personnel". "I miss coaching in the AFC North, so getting back to this division is going to be very exciting for me".

Sports Kenedy joins Newcastle United on loan till the end of the season
Author: 0 Kenedy joins Newcastle United on loan till the end of the season

Rafa Benitez has got his hands on a player he courted during the summer as he looks to add pace and invention to the fight for Premier League safety. Kenedy has been granted permission to join Newcastle on loan for the rest of the season with Chelsea set to announce a permanent deal for Roma left-back Emerson Palmieri, sources have confirmed to ESPN FC.

Sports Senior Bowl: 5 defensive prospects Ravens will have their eyes on
Author: 0 Senior Bowl: 5 defensive prospects Ravens will have their eyes on

The name doesn't quite resonate the way others do at the Senior Bowl . Someone could be getting a steal, perhaps in the mid to late rounds, when they pick up Smythe in April's NFL Draft. They're actually playing football. "Everybody wants to portray the bad boy, the Johnny Manziel stuff", Mayfield said. "Other than that, we're nothing alike".