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Sports Man Utd wing-back Young risks lengthy ban after Tadic clash
Author: 0 Man Utd wing-back Young risks lengthy ban after Tadic clash

Manchester United full-back Ashley Young has been charged with violent conduct, the Football Association (FA) confirmed on Sunday afternoon. With Eric Bailly, Chris Smalling and Antonio Valencia now sidelined through injury, Mourinho can ill afford to be without defenders, but it seems inconceivable Young will not be charged by the FA.

Sports Mark Warburton: Nottingham Forest sack manager after nine months in charge
Author: 0 Mark Warburton: Nottingham Forest sack manager after nine months in charge

Warburton was dismissed on Sunday morning, less than 24 hours after the 1-0 home defeat to Sunderland which leaves Forest in 14th place in the table. Forest's new ownership made a decision to wield the axe on the 55-year-old following the home defeat to Sunderland, which was a third defeat in four Championship matches.

Sports Conte Optimistic for 2018 Despite League Standings
Author: 0 Conte Optimistic for 2018 Despite League Standings

Chelsea were ruthless in their pursuit of climbing up to second in the Premier League as the Blues put five goals past Stoke City. "I think we have a lot of great games to face". "But (on Hazard's new contract) these are private conversations between the player and the club", Conte added. The 48-year-old Conte however feels it is important for the club to try and not to sell their best players.

Sports Paul Scholes Has A Damning Assessment Of Paul Pogba
Author: 0 Paul Scholes Has A Damning Assessment Of Paul Pogba

Does Pogba need to do more or does this United team not suit him? Tottenham, Liverpool, Chelsea , Arsenal, they will all be challenging for top four. Pellegrino said: "I think we were solid and we had our moments in the game". Even if we were to play tomorrow, we'd want to win then as well, that's not going to change.

Sports Darts novice's stunning victory over World No.1
Author: 0 Darts novice's stunning victory over World No.1

Phil Taylor beat qualifier Jamie Lewis to reach the PDC World Championship final. Taylor met Anderson in a repeat of the 2015 final, which the Scot won 7-6 in a thriller, and the 16-time world champion raced into a 4-1 lead before holding out for a 5-3 triumph.

Sports Chelsea want Hazard and Courtois to stay
Author: 0 Chelsea want Hazard and Courtois to stay

Whilst Hazard is seemingly flirting with the idea of making a switch to the Spanish outfit, Conte was adamant that his star player can still be convinced that a long bout of success awaits the Blues. "I don't know about this issue (surrounding Courtois' family living in Spain)". You want to continue to play for this team. Asked whether Hazard trusted in Chelsea's ambition, Conte, who has also seen the future of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois become the subject of mounting speculation, ...

Sports Florida State at Duke
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The Blue Devils have won 20 of 22 home meetings with the Seminoles, including a 75-70 victory in the most recent matchup in February. His 11 offensive rebounds were the most ever in the Coach K era. And despite making a big three with Duke in danger of losing their grasp on the game, defenses are conceding that shot to the freshman very willingly.

Sports Raiders to pursue Jon Gruden
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Oakland has suffered through a miserable 2017, going 6-9 while taking steps in the wrong direction at pretty much every conceivable level. But both sides insisted Saturday that there was never one discussion about Gruden coaching the Bucs.

Sports Man City fans excited as Guardiola splashes out on Manchester apartment
Author: 0 Man City fans excited as Guardiola splashes out on Manchester apartment

City, who are 15 points clear at the top of the Premier League after winning 18 consecutive games are set to face Basel in the Champions League round of 16. Guardiola stated that prior to the Newcastle win that he wasn't thinking about the imminent record , and Wednesday's goalscorer Sterling echoed similar comments stating that records will only last a " certain amount of time ".

Sports Conte hails Chelsea's improved defensive record
Author: 0 Conte hails Chelsea's improved defensive record

Antonio Conte believes that Chelsea's 5-0 thrashing of Stoke City in the Premier League on Saturday "finished a great year for us". Manchester City look certain to be crowned champions at the end of the season as the Blues have struggled to keep up with the division's runaway leaders.

Sports Jamie Lewis makes last eight after beating James Richardson
Author: 0 Jamie Lewis makes last eight after beating James Richardson

With the Alexandra Palace rocking and behind World Championship debutant Cross amid a chorus of boos for Van Gerwen, the former had numerous chances to claim a stunning upset after leading 4-3 and levelling at 5-5. "I'm just trying to relax as much as I can and try and keep focus". Jamie Lewis has been on the scene for a while, reaching the World Grand Prix quarter-finals in 2015, but has been in poor form for a couple of years and only scraped into this tournament through a PDPA qualifier.

Sports Five takeaways from Clippers' win over the Lakers
Author: 0 Five takeaways from Clippers' win over the Lakers

Both teams are in desperate need of a winning streak to help boost them into the top eight. And although there is still plenty of the season left, they now sit 6.5 games out of a playoff spot. Lakers: Ingram was cleared to play after missing the past two games with a right quad bruise and left quad tendinitis. The situation with Randle has been perhaps the most hard to read.

Sports Eagles Injury Report: Brandon Graham Out, Roster Spot Opens For Sidney Jones
Author: 0 Eagles Injury Report: Brandon Graham Out, Roster Spot Opens For Sidney Jones

Defensively, I don't believe that Doug Pederson should play his starters at all on Sunday. He was widely considered the top cornerback coming out of college, with most or all teams giving him a first-round grade before the injury. The Eagles running game, led by Jay Ajayi, LeGarrette Blount, and Corey Clement, managed just 78 yards on the ground as a group. Foles lack of mobility made things a little easier for the Raiders defense and when he wasn't getting hit, he was holding the ball ...

Sports Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez says Brighton made it hard in draw
Author: 0 Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez says Brighton made it hard in draw

It ends goalless at St. James' Park and both sides are forced to settle for a point. Currently, Newcastle look like a Championship team struggling to cope with the step up in quality in the Premier League , and too many players appear to have been carried one step too far into the top flight.

Sports Teammates react to Packers re-signing WR Davante Adams
Author: 0 Teammates react to Packers re-signing WR Davante Adams

On Friday, Green Bay and leading receiver Davante Adams agreed to a $56 million contract for four years that will keep Adams from becoming a free agent in March. For the second time in two days, the Green Bay Packers have retained one of their potential free agents. He has also started all seven of the Packers postseason games since 2014.

Sports Goalie Carter Hart to start for Canada against Denmark at world juniors
Author: 0 Goalie Carter Hart to start for Canada against Denmark at world juniors

Officials were forced to pause the game due to accumulating snow on the ice. A day after the Americans were upset by the heavy underdog Slovakia, they didn't let another game slip away. The U.S. scored its first goal at 16:27 of the second period when Bellows strolled in from the point and beat Hart with a slapshot. Canada built a 2-0 lead in the first period on power-play goals by Cale Makar and Dube.

Sports Isaiah Thomas expects 'good' reaction from TD Garden crowd
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas expects 'good' reaction from TD Garden crowd

The most important thing for Cleveland is to be healthy come playoff time, and rushing Thomas back isn't going to help with that goal. "It better be good", Thomas said on Friday . Utah have lost three in a row and 10 of their last 12. After playing New Orleans at home on Wednesday, they'll head out on another road trip against three playoff-bound teams, Denver, Miami and Washington before finishing up at Charlotte.

Sports Jordan Ayew on target as Swansea win
Author: 0 Jordan Ayew on target as Swansea win

Watford seemed comfortable winners until Narsingh ignited the comeback with a cross from the right to fellow substitute Oliver McBurnie . But Jordan Ayew restored parity with a close-range effort. The last 15 minutes we solved this problem. Jordan Ayew and Luciano Narsingh struck in the closing stages to cancel out Andre Carrillo's opener for the home side, who dominated the match but were punished after substitute Andre Gray missed a sitter.

Sports Giants dismiss VP of player evaluation Marc Ross
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BC-FBN-Giants-Ross Fired, 115New general manager Gettleman fires Giants VP Marc RossEds: APNewsNow. "I have great respect for him and high regard for his work". Among the players NY drafted under Ross were Odell Beckham, Jr., Sterling Shepard, Landon Collins and Jason Pierre-Paul. NY is now mired in its worst season in franchise history, as it enters its Week 17 matchup with the Washington Redskins sporting an unseemly record of 2-13.

Sports 5 bold predictions for Jaguars-Titans
Author: 0 5 bold predictions for Jaguars-Titans

Also, the injury list for the Jaguars continues to grow, with wide receiver Jaelen Strong, promoted off the practice squad to cover for the already-injured Allen Hurns and Marqise Lee, tore his ACL in last week's game and has been ruled out for the season.

Sports Alvaro Morata reveals conversation with Tottenham Hotspur manager
Author: 0 Alvaro Morata reveals conversation with Tottenham Hotspur manager

Tottenham Hotspur's Kenyan midfielder Victor Wanyama (left) rises above Chelsea's Danish defender Andreas Christensen during an English Premier League match at Wembley Stadium in London, on August 20, 2017. Morata has so far netted 12 goals in all competitions this season, while six of those of come with his head. "But I think he has his head on his shoulders and he has a lot of humility and that's the key".

Sports Michael Owen states his prediction for West Brom v Arsenal
Author: 0 Michael Owen states his prediction for West Brom v Arsenal

The fact that they have scored an nearly embarrassing 14 goals all season has been another big contributor to their fall, and that doesn't look like changing against what can be a stout Arsenal defence. There have been positives this season however, and Arsenal do only sit one point off fourth spot heading into this game. Alan Pardew admits he is planning for life without defender Jonny Evans as he strives to give his side renewed attacking impetus during the January window.

Sports Romelu Lukaku: Manchester United striker suffers head injury against Southampton
Author: 0 Romelu Lukaku: Manchester United striker suffers head injury against Southampton

Lukaku, who appeared to be in some discomfort, received treatment on the pitch for several minutes before being stretchered off , with Marcus Rashford coming on in his place. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho admits striker Romelu Lukaku is "tired" but says he can not afford to rest him. Jose Mourinho admitted he considered resting Lukaku for the clash but the striker had no interest in being dropped.

Sports No Power cut as Taylor surges into world semis
Author: 0 No Power cut as Taylor surges into world semis

However, while Taylor dominates the headlines, Lewis' incredible run to the semi-finals is one of the most eye-catching stories of this year's World Championship. Wright gave himself hope by breaking his opponent in the third leg of the fourth set - but he wasted four darts to square the match and Lewis won the next leg to seal a deserved success.

Sports Meteorologist David Epstein breaks down the New Year's weekend forecast
Author: 0 Meteorologist David Epstein breaks down the New Year's weekend forecast

More locations should climb above freezing Wednesday afternoon. With temperatures well below zero, frostbite and hypothermia can happen without warning. However, temperatures are expected to drop to the upper 40s or low 50s by midnight, he said. Wind chills will be considerably lower , as cold as minus-34 degrees (minus-30F).

Sports Everton confirm star available for trip to Bournemouth, good news on midfielder
Author: 0 Everton confirm star available for trip to Bournemouth, good news on midfielder

Howe named an unchanged starting line-up following his side's late recovery to earn 3-3 draw with West Ham here on Boxing Day. When the two sides met at Dean Court last season, it marked the home side's first ever win against Everton . Wayne Rooney has had his best season in years, scoring 10 goals over the first half of the season. Leighton Baines (calf) is still out after suffering a setback in his rehabilitation, and while Ross Barkley (knee) does not look set to be involved at the ...

Sports Euromillions jackpot victor sold in Ireland
Author: 0 Euromillions jackpot victor sold in Ireland

It's not the first time he has won big, previously winning the old Irish Sweepstakes, a number of lotteries in the USA and a Garrymore GAA club lotto . "I went back to the shop and gave the ticket to the same girl I'd purchased it from to be checked. At this stage we don't know if it's a single victor or a syndicate".

Sports What time is Crystal Palace v Manchester City on TV?
Author: 0 What time is Crystal Palace v Manchester City on TV?

It pains us to say it but the Premier League is no longer competitive - trophy wise at least - when City can blow the opposition away so soon into the season. That is my only concern". Palace are 40 points adrift of City in 16th position, only a point above the relegation zone after 20 matches. Manchester City lead the Premier League by 15 points but do they need reinforcements during the January transfer window? Watson began his career at Palace, but left them for Wigan Athletic - ...

Sports Celtic 0-0 Rangers: Brendan Rodgers promises 'fresher' Celtic after break
Author: 0 Celtic 0-0 Rangers: Brendan Rodgers promises 'fresher' Celtic after break

I can't fault the guys. "For the moment I am going to go back in the changing room, pat the players on the head and tell them that I'm proud of them." "Rangers draw... By the same token, the Hoops also missed their fair share of gilt-edged opportunities, and former Gers midfielder Joey Barton believes it was a fair result.

Sports Washington vs. Penn State, Fiesta Bowl: Predictions, expert picks, betting line, odds
Author: 0 Washington vs. Penn State, Fiesta Bowl: Predictions, expert picks, betting line, odds

PSU Fans expressed their love for the Nittany Lions and gave their predictions for Saturday's game. "They committed to Penn State at a time that it probably wasn't the sexy thing to do". They have pretty much lived in the end zone this season, as Penn State has scored a whopping 63 total offensive touchdowns. They have stepped up against top-tier defenses all season long, so there is no reason to think that should not be the case on Saturday.

Sports Novak Djokovic returns to tennis after months off recovering from injury
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic returns to tennis after months off recovering from injury

Britain's Andy Murray was yesterday set to replace the six-time Australian Open champion and play a one-set exhibition match against Bautista Agut. "It was nice to be able to play", a relieved-sounding Murray said. The 12-time Grand Slam champion was top seed in Doha, but in a statement he said he would not be able to defend the title he won by beating Andy Murray previous year.

Sports Vincenzo Montella thrilled to take Sevilla job
Author: 0 Vincenzo Montella thrilled to take Sevilla job

N'Zonzi, who starred for Sevilla last season, has been out of the picture since getting substituted at half-time in the 3-3 Champions League draw against Liverpool on November 21, with Berizzo reportedly singling him out for criticism with the Andalusians 3-0 down.

Sports Ohio State All-America CB Denzel Ward sits out Cotton Bowl
Author: 0 Ohio State All-America CB Denzel Ward sits out Cotton Bowl

USC: Darnold, who became the first Trojans quarterback ever with more than 4,000 yards passing in a season, has until January 15 to decide if he will head to the National Football League or return to USC for another season. Darnold has a wide variety of options to choose from in the passing game, with Deontay Burnett, Michael Pittman, Tyler Vaughns and Stephen Carr being just a few of those selections.

Sports Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Chelsea v Stoke
Author: 0 Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Chelsea v Stoke

The Potters are relatively safe in 13th place but are mindful there is only a three-point cushion between themselves and third-bottom Bournemouth. Chelsea are now third in table, 16 points behind clear leaders Manchester City , but have closed the gap to Manchester United in second to just a point.