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Sports Virat Kohli: A cut above the rest
Author: 0 Virat Kohli: A cut above the rest

Sri Lanka went to win all three Tests by big margins but Australia hadn't given up on the idea. Jasprit Bumrah remained unbeaten at 0. Amla, who scored 82 in the first innings, has moved up two places to eighth, while du Plessis has been rewarded for his contributions of 63 and 48 with a rise of two places that has given him a career-high ranking of 12th.

Sports Manchester United set to reveal Mourinho Contact extension
Author: 0 Manchester United set to reveal Mourinho Contact extension

Football's ruling bodies appear to be uninterested in dealing with the problem of diving in the sport said Burnley manager Sean Dyche, who believes the increase in simulation reflects a "cultural change" in the Premier League . "It was a big, big game for us on Monday with points to be played for and teams dropping points around us". Ashley Young is available again after completing his three-game suspension but Shaw is likely to keep his place for tomorrow's trip to Burnley .

Sports Steelers minority owners will lobby to fire head coach Mike Tomlin
Author: 0 Steelers minority owners will lobby to fire head coach Mike Tomlin

Roethlisberger said on Sunday that he would be back next season and has told his teammates that he wants to play for another three years, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The rest is history as Jacksonville pulled off a stunning upset 45-42, thanks in part to some very questionable coaching calls from Tomlin. One Steelers fan in particular made a decision to channel his rage into a video, during which he rips the cocky Steelers as the game highlights play ...

Sports Messi misses penalty in defeat
Author: 0 Messi misses penalty in defeat

Real Madrid advanced past Numancia in the Round of 16. The penalty [miss] affected us too much. I don't think [losing a game] will affect the team. "We are lucky to have that game at home, and we will have to win whatever happens". Valverde made a number of changes to his side for the game . Real Madrid travel to the Estadio Municipal de Butarque this evening hoping to enjoy some success in the first leg quarter-final having struggled in La Liga .

Sports China economy rebounds, beats forecasts in 2017
Author: 0 China economy rebounds, beats forecasts in 2017

The size of the economy is second only to that of the United States, and 2.6 times larger than that of Japan, the world's third-largest economy in terms of current exchange rates. The majority of the 70 cities surveyed by the NBS still reported a monthly price increase for new homes. That was good news for Beijing's push to change its economic model, which aims to give sustainable, consumption-based growth preference over debt-fueled investment and export growth.

Sports Denying Claims Of Being 'Greedy', Novak Djokovic Responds To Boycott Claims
Author: 0 Denying Claims Of Being 'Greedy', Novak Djokovic Responds To Boycott Claims

Maria Sharapova cruised into the second round of the Australian Open with a 6-1 6-4 win over Tatjana Maria of Germany on Margaret Court Arena . Roger Federer knows he faces a huge challenge to match last year's "fairy tale" after starting the first grand slam of 2018 with a dominant Australian Open victory over Aljaz Bedene.

Sports AFC Championship Game Prediction: Patriots or Jaguars?
Author: 0 AFC Championship Game Prediction: Patriots or Jaguars?

Bringing New England five Super Bowls in seven appearances; both will go down as the best to ever do it, in their respective roles. The Jaguars beat the Buffalo Bills at home, and then went on the road at the Pittsburgh Steelers .

Sports Neymar Booed By PSG Fans For Denying Cavani All-Time Record
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Neymar supplied the assists for Kylian Mbappe to make it 7-0 and finished off the scoring with a penalty late on. Neymar scored four goals and assisted two in what was a remarkable individual performance from the 25-year-old, but he failed to leave the pitch as one of the crowd favourites.

Sports Centurion Test: Shami's triple strikes keep India in the hunt
Author: 0 Centurion Test: Shami's triple strikes keep India in the hunt

It also depends on the conditions. Pandya bowled from the Pavilion End, which didn't offer much help for the fast bowler. So you cannot mind that, but yes, sometimes you do feel inside that maybe I could have got five wickets. "We wanted to carry on but things didn't work out, it's okay". At the lunch break on Tuesday‚ they were on 173/5 with captain Faf du Plessis on 12 of 43 and all-rounder Vernon Philander supporting him on 3 off 22.

Sports 4 law enforcement officers shot in York County
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He was driven to the Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill in another officer's auto. Two officers were flown to CMC-Main and another was taken to the same hospital by a vehicle. Clinton, Sgt. York Police Chief Andy Robinson said Sgt. Cummings was out surgery and is expected to be OK. One was recovering from surgery, and the others either were undergoing or awaiting surgery, he said.

Sports Arsenal line up star striker as Sanchez replacement
Author: 0 Arsenal line up star striker as Sanchez replacement

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is a suitable replacement for Alexis Sanchez , as he brings surgical precision in his finishing, and is lightning fast. They are also willing to stump up the cash to meet Sanchez's huge wage demands, as well as pay agent and signing-on fees.

Sports Warriors Forced To Take Cold Showers Following Win Against Cavs
Author: 0 Warriors Forced To Take Cold Showers Following Win Against Cavs

The Rockets had the West's best record for much of 2017, but that quickly changed with injuries to both Paul and Harden. We've heard recent reports of growing discontent from LeBron James' teammates about how the star has slowed ball movement to a near halt, and James himself has let his frustrations out in the form of sniping back at a reporter who asked a pretty standard question about Cleveland's poor defensive effort recently.

Sports National Basketball Association opens investigation into Rockets-Clippers events
Author: 0 National Basketball Association opens investigation into Rockets-Clippers events

Rockets guard Gerald Green also joined the trio in the connecting hallway and breached the entrance of the Clippers' locker room . They looked innocent the moment the Rockets came into the locker room . "Whatever it is, I'm sure my mama is going to tell me to wash my mouth". "He asked me if I was still coming to his birthday party, and I said 'yeah, I'm gonna try.' So yeah, we have a different relationship", Griffin said.

Sports Jason Roy hits record 180 in five-wicket victory
Author: 0 Jason Roy hits record 180 in five-wicket victory

Roy "played spectacularly well - chanced his arm and it came off". Earlier, Australia scored 304 for eight with Finch, Mitchell Marsh (50, 68b, 2×4, 2×6) and Marcus Stoinis (60, 40b, 5×4, 2×6) contributing handsomely. The records quickly tumbled for Roy - the highest score against Australia in ODIs, the biggest at the MCG and then the best for England , surpassing Hales' 171 against Pakistan in 2016 .

Sports Pirates' Andrew McCutchen To Be Traded To San Francisco Giants
Author: 0 Pirates' Andrew McCutchen To Be Traded To San Francisco Giants

The San Francisco Giants are ready to party like it's 2013. He was a full package guy playing on several postseason teams . McCutchen batted.279 with 28 home runs and 88 RBIs last season, his ninth with the Pirates. During that span he was an All-Star every season, slashing a total of.302/.396/.509 with a.905 OPS, 123 home runs. On this same day he became the face of the franchise for the Pirates and never looked back.

Sports Should Josh McDaniels Pursue Colts Or Titans Head Coaching Job?
Author: 0 Should Josh McDaniels Pursue Colts Or Titans Head Coaching Job?

Texans DC Mike Vrabel is the other finalist for the head job in Indy. Reports also have McDaniels linked to the Tennessee head coaching job that came open Monday once the Titans parted ways with Mike Mularkey. While one can debate the ceiling of former No. 2 overall Marcus Mariota, the major health question is not there at the most important position on the team.

Sports Alabama offensive coordinator leaves Crimson Tide for National Football League job
Author: 0 Alabama offensive coordinator leaves Crimson Tide for National Football League job

The Buffalo Bills hired Alabama assistant coach Brian Daboll to be their offensive coordinator. That would be a novel development for Daboll, whose quarterbacks in his three previous stints as an National Football League offensive coordinator have been Brady Quinn, Derek Anderson , Colt McCoy , Jake Delhomme, Seneca Wallace, Matt Moore , Chad Henne and Matt Cassel .

Author: 0 Conte speaks on signing Leicester City's Jamie Vardy

Even the 68th-minute dismissal of Leicester defender Ben Chilwell for two bookings couldn't lift lethargic Chelsea , who were outplayed in the first half and couldn't make their numerical advantage count at the end of the second period.

Sports Former Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin to be hired at Arizona
Author: 0 Former Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin to be hired at Arizona

Sumlin was sacked from Texas A&M after six seasons in which he compiled a 51-26 record. Feldman also reported Sumlin will retain defensive coordinator Marcel Yates , with Noel Mazzone and Clarence McKinney expected to join the staff as offensive coordinator and running backs coach.

Author: 0 Vikings activate Sam Bradford to 53-man roster

And, most importantly, offensive coordinator Pat Shumur can focus on making the most of his personnel, including quarterback Case Keenum , without worrying about a sideline meltdown from an aging and temperamental star. The Vikings , led by the speed of linebackers Anthony Barr and Eric Kendricks, have held several pass-catching running backs to minimal production this season.

Sports Matt Patricia Expected to be Named Next Detroit Lions Head Coach
Author: 0 Matt Patricia Expected to be Named Next Detroit Lions Head Coach

Defensive Coordinator Matt Patricia of the New England Patriots watches the action on the sidelines during their game against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium on December 13, 2015 in Houston, Texas. Patricia was one of six candidates who were known to have interviewed for the Lions' position. Patrica, 43, is a great get for the Lions, and is a Bob Quinn guy through-and-through.

Sports Houston Astros Acquire Gerrit Cole from Pittsburgh Pirates
Author: 0 Houston Astros Acquire Gerrit Cole from Pittsburgh Pirates

Tim Brown, a writer for Yahoo Sports, reported that Cole was dealt to the Houston Astros for two players Saturday. In 2017, meanwhile, he stayed healthy but was a mess on the mound, lit up to the tune of a 4.26 ERA and a full-season worst 101 ERA+.

Sports Donaldson agrees to $23m deal with Toronto
Author: 0 Donaldson agrees to $23m deal with Toronto

The 32-year-old, a three-time All-Star, topped the $21,625,000, one-year deal covering 2018 agreed to last May by outfielder Bryce Harper and Washington. Toronto's remaining arbitration eligible players are right-handers Marcus Stroman and Roberto Osuna. Bryant hit.295 with 29 homers and 73 RBIs previous year, when he made $1.05 million.

Sports Roger Federer faces Aljaz Bedene first up in Australian Open
Author: 0 Roger Federer faces Aljaz Bedene first up in Australian Open

Nadal withdrew from his first tour event of 2018, in Brisbane, with continuing knee problems, and has been getting in match practice in a Melbourne exhibition event this week ahead of Monday's start to the Open. Federer's four victories past year over his old foe also means he has won five matches in a row against Nadal for the first time in his career. "It was an incredible final, an awesome moment for me in my life and it's great to be back here", he said, per Sky Sports .

Sports Denzel Ward skips Cotton Bowl, senior season to enter National Football League draft
Author: 0 Denzel Ward skips Cotton Bowl, senior season to enter National Football League draft

And the OSU secondary should have been devastated when lockdown corner Denzel Ward , after practicing all week, dropped a bomb that he was going to sit out the bowl game and save himself for the NFL. Ward's father, Paul, a middle school principal in Bedford, Ohio, died past year of a heart attack at age 46. Ohio State will need to able to run the ball in order to win.

Sports 7-year-old in Pakistan was raped and killed
Author: 0 7-year-old in Pakistan was raped and killed

Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday expressed displeasure over failure of police in arresting the suspect of brutal rape-murder of eight-year-old Zainab in Kasur. Police officers recovered her body from a garbage heap near Zaki Ada. "I am a mother", she said, at the start of the show. "Police are not cooperating with us", Ghulam Rasool, a family member, said.

Author: 0 10 tennis-related movies to set the mood for 2018 Australian Open

Yet amid it all Federer keeps going, winning all his matches at the mixed-teams Hopman Cup in Perth this month and seemingly injury-free. While there are many major sporting events that grace the stadiums and streets of the Victorian capital of Melbourne , Australia, none have a bigger impact on the city than the Australian Open .

Sports Mourinho reacts to talk of Man Utd move for 'phenomenal' Sanchez
Author: 0 Mourinho reacts to talk of Man Utd move for 'phenomenal' Sanchez

Antonio Conte had a narrow escape when high winds blew a glass table top off a roof terrace and on to his auto parked at Chelsea's Surrey training base. "If in that moment there is a person very close to my auto, I don't know what (might have) happened". The future of the current Blues' head coach has come under increasing speculation this season, as the relationship between the Italian and the club's board have become strained over Chelsea's transfer policy.

Sports Messi Delivers Rapid-Fire Double for Barcelona in Copa Del Rey Rout
Author: 0 Messi Delivers Rapid-Fire Double for Barcelona in Copa Del Rey Rout

With Celta Vigo in such good form and looking to go three games unbeaten against Barcelona , Real Madrid and Barcelona again, this is one you don't want to miss. Valverde's chosen squad for the game includes Jasper Cillessen, Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Nelson Semedo, Gerard Pique, Javier Mascherano , Thomas Vermaelen, Jordi Alba , Lucas Digne, Sergi Roberto, Sergio Busquets, Ivan Rakitic , Iniesta, Paulinho, Andre Gomes, Carles Alena, Messi, Suarez, Ousmane Dembele and Jose Arnaiz.

Sports Kashmiri cricketers arrested for playing Pakistan national anthem in pre-match ceremony
Author: 0 Kashmiri cricketers arrested for playing Pakistan national anthem in pre-match ceremony

The video, apparently shot on a cell phone, went viral a week ago. The incident took place on January 3. The arrests came in after the video went viral on social media . Zulfiqar Azad, SSP Bandipora told Kashmir Wire "We have made arrests in this regard and have counseled the village elders". Two Kashmiri cricket teams have been booked and several players reportedly detained for standing just when Pakistan's national anthem was being played at a cricket match last week.

Sports INEC gives Sarah Jubril's party, 20 others certificates of registration
Author: 0 INEC gives Sarah Jubril's party, 20 others certificates of registration

The chairman of the commission, Mahmood Yakubu who made the presentation on Wednesday in Abuja to the chairmen of the parties noted that the commission will give equal treatment to all registered political parties. It said the earlier approved election timetable which scheduled the presidential and National Assembly elections for February 16 and governorship and state assembly polls for March 2, 2019 still stands.

Sports Who was your man of the match? Arsenal (H)
Author: 0 Who was your man of the match? Arsenal (H)

Chelsea will hope home advantage proves decisive this time around, but they will have to demonstrate considerably more attacking quality than they did when Arsenal travelled to Stamford Bridge back in September and departed with a 0-0 draw.

Sports Mike Green named NHL All-Star for first time since leaving Capitals
Author: 0 Mike Green named NHL All-Star for first time since leaving Capitals

Green now ranks 19th in National Hockey League scoring among defenseman (24 points in 41 games). He's had several fantastic individual plays. - Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) January 10, 2018Snipe. The league's announcement comes one day after Kane recorded his first-ever five-point game. The Kings are the only team in the Western Conference to have three players chosen for the Jan.28 game at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla.

Sports Serena Williams Covers Vogue With Baby Daughter Alexis
Author: 0 Serena Williams Covers Vogue With Baby Daughter Alexis

Serena Williams revealed that her daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr , who was born on September 1, 2017, was born by emergency C-section when her heart rate went too low during her contractions. "I told you, I need a CT scan and a heparin drip". Williams' physical instincts were correct. The ordeal continued for another six days. The incision from her C-section popped open because of coughing fits from the embolism.

Sports 'No deal' between Astros and Pirates on Gerrit Cole
Author: 0 'No deal' between Astros and Pirates on Gerrit Cole

This trade is the latest in a series of aggressive, focused moves by the Astros. He didn't flinch under the pressure and posted a 2.45 ERA in those contests. Gerrit Cole is not a member of the Houston Astros , at least not yet, after reports of the pitcher being traded were refuted or walked back. It's less clear how badly the Pirates need outfield prospects given the presence of Austin Meadows, Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco.

Sports Alabama WR Calvin Ridley Declares For NFL Draft
Author: 0 Alabama WR Calvin Ridley Declares For NFL Draft

My experience at Alabama has been exceptional. Yes, Alabama's cupboard is stacked full of talent at the receiver position, and with the emergence of freshman QB Tua Tagovailoa, the ball will likely be spread out more in the passing game, assuming he's the guy moving forward at the position.

Sports Browns swipe Eliot Wolf from Packers front office
Author: 0 Browns swipe Eliot Wolf from Packers front office

After stints as the assistant director of both player and pro personnel, he jumped to full-time gigs in both roles, ultimately being named director of football operations in 2016. And the Pack didn't have to look far when it came to Thompson's successor. The Browns are now setup for the front office to do just that. Wolf interviewed for Green Bay's opening at general manager this offseason, but Brian Gutekunst was picked over Wolf.

Sports 'All signs point to' Matt Patricia being named Giants coach
Author: 0 'All signs point to' Matt Patricia being named Giants coach

Bottom line is no one really knows until the Patriots are eliminated from the playoffs and offers can be extended. However, this is a considerable turn from a recent report that suggested Patricia would likely replace Jim Caldwell and join the Detroit Lions .

Sports Arsenal and Liverpool get a major transfer boost for Ligue 1 star
Author: 0 Arsenal and Liverpool get a major transfer boost for Ligue 1 star

But Jardim admits a big offer this month could mean Lemar makes a move to the Premier League before the current campaign is over. A spot has opened up in the Reds' midfield following the departure of Philippe Coutinho , who finalised a switch to Barcelona today in a reported £142m deal .

Sports Irish West Ham player kicked in the face and loses tooth
Author: 0 Irish West Ham player kicked in the face and loses tooth

That was before Hart produced the two top saves of an otherwise awful first half, and especially forgettable half for the Hammers . "Considering he's only just come back and we're getting to know him, he did well", West Ham manager David Moyes said after the match, according to the West Ham website .

Sports Rivals Texas A&M reporter Courtney Roland goes missing in Houston area
Author: 0 Rivals Texas A&M reporter Courtney Roland goes missing in Houston area

No other details were released and authorities say more information will be provided later Monday. Another post, made by a friend of hers, she was anxious "that she was being followed by a blue truck leaving Walgreens". It is not yet clear why Roland disappeared or where she has been during that time. The Houston Police Department's missing persons bureau can be reached on 832-394-1816.

Sports Arsenal 'quote Manchester City £40m for Alexis Sanchez'
Author: 0 Arsenal 'quote Manchester City £40m for Alexis Sanchez'

The Chile worldwide is out of contract at the end of the season and is free to sign a pre-contract agreement with overseas clubs. City now lead the league by 15 points over their eternal rivals Manchester United, and the addition of Sanchez to their already stacked squad would make them an even more frightening prospect.

Sports Real Madrid are f****** sunk! - Marcelo fumes after latest loss
Author: 0 Real Madrid are f****** sunk! - Marcelo fumes after latest loss

Later as you know and as we all know, someone can come until the 31st. Why do I say this? Real Madrid chief Emilio Butragueno denies the LaLiga title is lost after their disappointing draw at Celta Vigo . "We're sad and we're f****** sunk", Marcelo said after the match. "We made a lot of errors, we gave the ball away a lot, something we don't normally do and we did it at important moments in the game, when we could have caused them more damage", Real coach Zinedine Zidane told ...

Sports Was An Unbelievable Year For Me - Salah
Author: 0 Was An Unbelievable Year For Me - Salah

The Egyptian had a sublime year as he led the national side to the African Cup of Nations but failed to win the competition in the final match against Cameroon. He netted the stoppage time penalty against Congo, which sent the Egyptian team to the world cup competition. Aubameyang was Bundesliga top scorer with 31 goals last season, holding off Bayern Munich and Poland ace Robert Lewandowski.

Sports Green Bay Packers promote Brian Gutekunst to general manager position
Author: 0 Green Bay Packers promote Brian Gutekunst to general manager position

He will replace Ted Thompson, who previously served as the team's GM for 13 seasons before transitioning to a different role within the organization . Brian Gutekunst was in demand elsewhere . The other two were vice president of football administration Russ Ball and director of football operations Eliot Wolf.

Sports Oakland Raiders Officially Announce Jon Gruden Is Back As Head Coach
Author: 0 Oakland Raiders Officially Announce Jon Gruden Is Back As Head Coach

McDonough signed off by bidding farewell to Gruden and wishing him luck with the Raiders . The 54-year-old coached the Raiders between 1998 and 2001, before being traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . Gibbs stepped away following the 1992 season with three Super Bowl titles in his career. It's official, Jon, even if the Raiders haven't yet issued a statement.

Author: 0 Carlisle rips ESPN article, Lavar Ball issue

Challenged to clarify by ESPN's Tim McMahon, if Carlisle was suggesting that ESPN should run news based on what coach's will like, he said, Carlisle said, "No I'm saying they should look at their sources and do a better job of determining if their sources have any merit or any validity or are they just blow hard loud mouths".

Sports Jaguars defeat Bills 10-3
Author: 0 Jaguars defeat Bills 10-3

Bortles carried nine times for 89 yards to supplement a subpar passing game. The first time these two teams played this season, the Steelers manhandled them 40-17. Marrone elected to go for it from the Bills' 1-yard line on fourth down. Koyack had five catches in the regular season and no touchdowns. You can watch the National Football League playoffs on Now TV with prices starting at £6.99 for a Sports Pass.