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Sports Dhoni recalled for T20Is vs New Zealand
Author: 0 Dhoni recalled for T20Is vs New Zealand

Dhoni's return comes as a surprise since he was dropped from the T20Is against Australia only last month. Mohammed Shami, who picked up a six-wicket haul in the last Test in Perth, returns to the ODI squad after missing the last three one-dayers against Windies.

Sports Baker Mayfield can make history on Sunday
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield can make history on Sunday

Mayfield stuck with his answer even when told that social media was covered with videos of the incident. Baker Mayfield #6 of the Cleveland Browns talks with teammates on the sideline during the third quarter against the New York Jets at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 20, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Sports Fans are outraged Redskins cut D.J. Swearinger after he criticized team
Author: 0 Fans are outraged Redskins cut D.J. Swearinger after he criticized team

Why would you put us in man to man? We are our best on defense when we look at the quarterback. I'm not the D-coordinator, but we didn't make the plays. That last role is especially valuable in today's National Football League, and Swearinger does it well. He's started every single game for Washington so far this season and has already matched a career high in interceptions with four, a total that leads the team.

Sports Paul Pogba Thanks Jose Mourinho For Trophies
Author: 0 Paul Pogba Thanks Jose Mourinho For Trophies

United ran amok at Solskjaer's former club Cardiff on Saturday, scoring five goals in a Premier League game for the first time since Alex Ferguson retired in May 2013 as they left the Welsh capital buoyed by a 5-1 win. We've put together a predicted lineup as Solskjaer goes in search of yet another comprehensive win... The swagger evident in United's play as they took Cardiff apart chimed with an attacking philosophy Solskjaer feels is a non-negotiable demand of his position - again ...

Sports Sunil Gavaskar happy with India's balanced side for MCG Test
Author: 0 Sunil Gavaskar happy with India's balanced side for MCG Test

Kohli was asked about being the so-called "villain" through this series but said he had no interest in escalating matters with Paine. "It doesn't need to be angry, doesn't need to be abusive". "We'll have to evaluate (his) fitness over a 24-hour period and take it one step from there, and also (evaluate) the conditions". "Rohit is fit, because he batted (on Sunday) in the nets and he's looking really good", Rahane said.

Sports Celtics C expected to miss a month with broken hand, report says
Author: 0 Celtics C expected to miss a month with broken hand, report says

Khris Middleton added 21 points and nine rebounds for the Bucks , who won for the sixth time in seven games and handed the Celtics a third straight defeat. I'll be the first to admit that I've dealt with my own challenges in trying to be more consistent on the defensive end, do things for myself that would be more beneficial for our team as a whole.

Sports Chelsea eyeing a transfer for Ligue 1 superstar Nabil Fekir
Author: 0 Chelsea eyeing a transfer for Ligue 1 superstar Nabil Fekir

Now it appears that the Spanish giants want Fekir and are willing to offer a sizeable deal to try and prise the player away from Lyon in January. Fekir though, has forgotten the botched move, helping Lyon on the field with the same vigour as before.

Sports Top 10 Premier League players of 2018
Author: 0 Top 10 Premier League players of 2018

Liverpool sit four points clear at the top of the Premier League at Christmas , with each of the last four sides to be top on December 25 going on to become champions. "We are really thinking about Newcastle now, then we can sleep twice and Arsenal stand in front of us". That's the only little bit why I keep the door open because if some things happen - a few more things - then we need to have to have a look.

Sports Jon Gruden Has Signed A New QB With The Raiders
Author: 0 Jon Gruden Has Signed A New QB With The Raiders

The Oakland Raiders are apparently exploring creative locations for their 2019 home, as The Associated Press reports the team has talked to MLB's San Francisco Giants about playing at AT&T Park next year. Peterman said the response hasn't bothered him. So I guess that's one thing you learn - it's all about outside noise and that's not really what I'm about.

Sports AFC playoff picture: How Colts' win over Giants impacts standings
Author: 0 AFC playoff picture: How Colts' win over Giants impacts standings

The Chiefs could have clinched the NFC West division with a triumph but could not overcome the hostile Seattle environment. If both the Ravens and Steelers lose on Sunday, the Ravens would still win the division, but if the Ravens lose and the Steelers win, the Steelers would overtake the Ravens and win the division.

Sports Massive Controversy As Jon Jones’ Comeback Moved From Vegas To LA
Author: 0 Massive Controversy As Jon Jones’ Comeback Moved From Vegas To LA

Cormier tweeted: 'He tested positive again!' while fellow fighter Ben Askren turned the spotlight onto UFC president Dana White, writing: 'Remember that time Dana said Jon Jones would never main event again. Former world heavyweight champion Frank Mir saw his UFC career ended by a hotly-disputed anti-doping case with USADA, and he sees parallels with Jones' situation, but very different approaches by the anti-doping administrators.

Sports Indian Ashwin in doubt for Boxing Day Test
Author: 0 Indian Ashwin in doubt for Boxing Day Test

India scored 250 and 307 on a hard pitch in their victory in the opening Test at Adelaide but surrendered meekly in their second innings at Perth, where they were all out for 140 chasing 287 for a 2-0 series lead. If Rohit Sharma is fit, will he open with Vijay? The third test between India and Australia gets underway at the MCG in Melbourne on Boxing Day (December 26).

Sports Peter Schmeichel interested in Manchester United football director role
Author: 0 Peter Schmeichel interested in Manchester United football director role

While United would lose £40m in lost revenue, prize money and sponsorship clauses by missing out, Woodward is also concerned that a failure to compete in the Champions League would see United miss out on their top summer targets. " Ole has come in and we were preparing in the right way for a game, even though it's been a insane week". "It was nice to get the five goals, which we haven't done for a while, and hopefully we can push on from here".

Sports Watch Every Rockets Three-Pointer From Record-Setting Night Wednesday
Author: 0 Watch Every Rockets Three-Pointer From Record-Setting Night Wednesday

Bradley Beal had 28 points and seven assists in the losing effort, while John Wall added 18 points and 12 assists. The Rockets drained 26 efforts from beyond the arc in Wednesday's 136-118 rout at the Toyota Center, with Michael Carter-Williams nailing the landmark effort with 31.1 seconds left in the game.

Sports Tottenham boss Pochettino shows his romantic side on wedding anniversary
Author: 0 Tottenham boss Pochettino shows his romantic side on wedding anniversary

All the day I was thinking, I need to find a present for my wife.this is the present 2-6! "Unbelievable, it was wonderful. Unbelievable, it's a coincidence, but sometimes it's not too much a coincidence". "It's important we carry that on now". "We've had a good month and hopefully we can take that into January now - and February - and we'll see where we're at come April time".

Sports Real Madrid claim third straight Club World Cup title
Author: 0 Real Madrid claim third straight Club World Cup title

They have three more world titles than the next best, Italian club AC Milan. Al Ain winger Caio has not ruled out the possibility of a transfer from the UAE champions after starring at this month's Fifa Club World Cup . Madrid substitute Vinicius Jr. burst through in stoppage an fired in a shot which defender Yahia Nader diverted into his own net. Benzema went close with a blocked effort, before also firing over the bar.

Sports Manchester City stunned by Palace, trail Liverpool by four points
Author: 0 Manchester City stunned by Palace, trail Liverpool by four points

Manchester City has a lot of creative players who can create magic in the offensive half, but when it comes to defensive stability it is only provided by this holding midfielder. If Leicester can added to their impressive win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge with three points at the King Power Stadium on Wednesday, they could be seven points behind their title rivals heading into the New Year.

Sports Real Madrid vs Al Ain: how and where to watch
Author: 0 Real Madrid vs Al Ain: how and where to watch

Being at this competition means a shorter winter break for Madrid than all their domestic rivals, with the rearranged La Liga fixture meaning they return to action with a tricky trip to Villarreal on January 3. Luka Modric , Marcos Llorente and Sergio Ramos scored the three goals for Real Madrid for them to become champions of the world for the third consecutive time .

Sports Raptors Lowry, Ibaka out vs. Pacers
Author: 0 Raptors Lowry, Ibaka out vs. Pacers

Pascal Siakam (Day To Day - Back stiffness): The Raptors have listed Siakam as AVAILABLE for Wednesday's game (Dec. 19) against the Pacers. The Raptors, who have the best record in the National Basketball Association at 24-9, avoided their second three-game slump of the season.

Sports Manny Machado Prefers To Sign For One MLB Team
Author: 0 Manny Machado Prefers To Sign For One MLB Team

Machado, known for being dirtier than Sammy Sosa's PED tests, was also reported to have been seen tripping an old lady while crossing the crosswalk. There have been rumors all offseason that Philadelphia will land either Machado or Bryce Harper , and all indications are that the Phillies would choose the star infielder if they had to pick one.

Sports Jurgen Klopp provides Naby Keita injury update after Wolves win
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp provides Naby Keita injury update after Wolves win

But champions City look as strong as they did last season, where they won the title with a record 100 points. " Another big win and a clean sheet! ". "If we can keep them fit it's very important but who knows?" "I love the boy but the two in front have to run a lot more to make it halfway easier for the centre-halves and they did it again".

Sports Dodgers Complete Multi-Player Deal With Reds
Author: 0 Dodgers Complete Multi-Player Deal With Reds

On the debit side for the Dodgers , Homer Bailey will be owed $28 million if his contract gets bought out, but the luxury tax hit will be $17.5 million. Cincinnati didn't know what to do with Bailey, who went 1-14 last season with a 6.09 ERA and resisted a move to the bullpen. While the Reds lose two young pieces in Downs (20) and Gray (21), the additions of Puig, Kemp and Wood will only strengthen the team in 2019.

Sports Ozil important for Arsenal despite north London derby omission, claims Emery
Author: 0 Ozil important for Arsenal despite north London derby omission, claims Emery

The Gunners boss insists he will play a strong team to fact Tottenham in the Carabao Cup quarter final, despite playing with largely inexperienced side's previously in the tournament. When you win it's wonderful, when you lose it's awful. "We are making progress with young players and giving them chances, and when we need to give them more chances to play and show their progress we are going to do that".

Sports LeBron James expertly shuts down tampering accusations after Anthony Davis comments
Author: 0 LeBron James expertly shuts down tampering accusations after Anthony Davis comments

The NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell responded by instituting strict guidelines for player conduct during the anthem. "The Pelicans, per the league's collective bargaining agreement, are the only team that can offer a five-year deal (others are capped at four) that takes up 35 percent of the team's salary cap (others are capped at 30 percent) with eight percent annual raises (other teams are capped at five percent)".

Sports Ole Gunnar Solskjær says Manchester United role ‘feels like coming home’
Author: 0 Ole Gunnar Solskjær says Manchester United role ‘feels like coming home’

Paul Pogba is keen to see Manchester United show more ambition on and off the pitch before he decides his long-term future at the club, it has been claimed. Solskjaer will hit the ground running at United, who will play five matches in 15 days beginning with Saturday's Premier League clash at Cardiff, where the former Norway worldwide spent nine months as a coach in 2014.

Sports Chelsea interested in Callum Wilson ahead of Carabao Cup tie
Author: 0 Chelsea interested in Callum Wilson ahead of Carabao Cup tie

You can see both clips down below, with Bellamy's prediction coming true in the actual draw. I think whatever the score in the first leg, people will want to watch Manchester City at the Pirelli Stadium. To be in the semi-final is fantastic for us". That loss was very tough. Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has played down the prospect of in-form striker Callum Wilson leaving the club during the January transfer window, amid reported interest from several Premier League sides, ...

Sports Klopp reckons only Man City can stop Man City regaining the title
Author: 0 Klopp reckons only Man City can stop Man City regaining the title

The Reds can stretch their lead over City to four points if they beat Wolves tonight. That mentality, according to Milner, is an important facet for a team that has risen to every challenge in front of them so far in 2018-19. But after that they took charge of the game and won it comfortably. This will come as a major boost for Liverpool as Alexander-Arnold has been a key player for them this season having made 18 appearances in all competitions this campaign and Klopp will be pleased ...

Sports Opponents Knew Cam Newton Couldn't Throw Deep
Author: 0 Opponents Knew Cam Newton Couldn't Throw Deep

Rivera said he had a "good" conversation with Newton when he told him he was going to shut him down. Newton doesn't require surgery "at this time" but the team will continue to evaluate him, a source told ESPN's Dan Graziano . The Panthers' backup Taylor Heinicke will likely start the 2 remaining games in the Panthers regular season. Newton was not made available for comment on Wednesday, but discussed how hard it's been with not knowing what is wrong with the shoulder after Monday ...

Sports Trump Foundation to Shut Down After Lawsuit Filed Against The Charity
Author: 0 Trump Foundation to Shut Down After Lawsuit Filed Against The Charity

US President Donald Trump's namesake charitable foundation has reached an agreement to dissolve under court supervision amid a legal battle with New York's attorney-general. More than $2.8m was donated to the Trump Foundation at that event. I know it's impossible to keep track of all the scandals these days, but it's genuinely shocking that the Forbes report that President Trump literally stole money from kids with cancer didn't stick in the public's consciousness.

Sports Shorthanded Nuggets topple NBA-best Raptors
Author: 0 Shorthanded Nuggets topple NBA-best Raptors

Additionally, the Raptors missed a number of wide-open looks. D'Angelo Russell scored 32 points on 13-of-19 shooting to help the Nets pick up a 144-127 victory over the Hawks , extending their winning streak to five games. "I just want him to be happy". They managed just 35 percent from the field while the Raptors held a 47-39 lead. "We've shown teams, 'No, that's not the case.' We have more than enough players that are going to go out there and battle and compete".

Sports Geraint Thomas Wins BBC's Sports Personality Of The Year
Author: 0 Geraint Thomas Wins BBC's Sports Personality Of The Year

Thomas was the first Welshman to win the Tour and it was the sixth time in seven years a Brit had won. "Huge credit to the players, they played with great pride, great style and I think people really appreciated how they conducted themselves and represented their country".

Sports Manchester United Announce Immediate Departure Of Manager Jose Mourinho Read In
Author: 0 Manchester United Announce Immediate Departure Of Manager Jose Mourinho Read In

The club will appoint a caretaker manager for the remainder of the season in the coming days. Pogba later deleted the post from his Instagram account. World Cup victor Pogba has struggled for consistency under Mourinho, and this season things seem to have taken a turn for the worse, with the former Juventus man unable to hold down a regular berth in the ex-Chelsea boss' preferred 11.

Sports ‘I don’t have money!’: Pochettino does not expect January signings at Spurs
Author: 0 ‘I don’t have money!’: Pochettino does not expect January signings at Spurs

According to the Daily Mail , Spurs are aware that Pochettino's head could be turned by the lure of Old Trafford , and Howe will be the "leading contender" to take over at the London club. That's not my business, it's so hard to guess, and then I'm not going to waste time or energy because my focus and my energy is in this club, is on tomorrow and to prepare the best way the games, and of course to respect the club that employs you".

Sports Mourinho sacked: Solari not anxious for Real Madrid job
Author: 0 Mourinho sacked: Solari not anxious for Real Madrid job

Madrid were still sleeping during the opening 10 minutes and Antlers should have led, as Serginho's shot was tipped wide by Thibaut Courtois before Gen Shoji failed to connect with a free header three yards out. "And for him to be without a club is a pity". Madrid's front two were tying Antlers in knots and two minutes before half-time, Bale struck. The Portuguese coach has been linked with a potential return to Madrid - whom he coached for three years until 2013 - at the end of ...

Sports 'Bring back Fergie!': Fans react to Jose Mourinho departure
Author: 0 'Bring back Fergie!': Fans react to Jose Mourinho departure

Mourinho was dismissed on Tuesday after United's worst start in 28 years left them trailing Premier League leaders Liverpool by 19 points. Within an hour of the news being announced, Pogba posted a photo of himself with a grin on Instagram and Twitter accompanied with: "caption this!" "Don't fall for this coincidence, schedule tweet nonsense - it's garbage".

Sports Canelo Alvarez defeated Rocky Fielding to become WBA Super Middleweight Champion
Author: 0 Canelo Alvarez defeated Rocky Fielding to become WBA Super Middleweight Champion

He delivered a similar punch in the second which was also too much for the Englishman to take before the fight was stopped towards the end of the third following two further knock-downs. He was taken to hospital to be treated for dehydration. Speaking post-fight, Canelo revealed that this body-centric attack was precisely the plan he and his team had developed heading into the contest.

Sports Who can City draw in the Champions League last 16?
Author: 0 Who can City draw in the Champions League last 16?

The Russian side, who also downed Real 1-0 in the reverse fixture, had to better Plzen's result to finish third and qualify for the Europa League . City made life hard for themselves in the group with a flat performance in losing at home to Lyon in their opening group game and were similarly caught cold having already secured their place in the last 16.

Sports Chelsea-linked Rabiot reportedly agrees terms with Barcelona
Author: 0 Chelsea-linked Rabiot reportedly agrees terms with Barcelona

The West Londoners had been on the hunt for a new midfielder, after a summer that largely revolved around new boss Maurizio Sarri trying to make his mark on the squad by bringing in players like Jorginho and Mateo Kovacic, the latter only at Stamford Bridge on a permanent deal, however.

Sports Ishant Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja involved in on-field altercation
Author: 0 Ishant Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja involved in on-field altercation

The spinning angle: As a team we didn't want to think that we definitely wanted to consider a spinning option, especially (after) having a look at the pitch on day one. After Kohli's "I am the best player in the world" jibe at Paine, the Australian captain responded saying, "Yeah, I'm no good". "Because I think that would be great for Australia-India relations".

Sports Patrick Peterson sets Cardinals record for consecutive Pro Bowl appearances
Author: 0 Patrick Peterson sets Cardinals record for consecutive Pro Bowl appearances

The Seattle alternates are running back Chris Carson, defensive end Frank Clark, return specialist Tyler Lockett, safety Bradley McDougald, guard J.R. Howard's seven interceptions this season are tied for ninth-most in franchise history and represent the highest total since 2003 when Patrick Surtain also had seven.

Sports Mourinho sacked: Klopp praises departed Manchester United boss
Author: 0 Mourinho sacked: Klopp praises departed Manchester United boss

The famously self-assured Mourinho has admitted to being lazy and with his family remaining in London, he stayed in a luxury hotel rather than find a house during his failed tenure as United's manager. Mourinho won the Europa League and the League Cup in his first season at Old Trafford, before steering the club to a second-place finish a year ago, the highest finish since Sir Alex Ferguson won the league in his final season in charge 2013.

Sports Paulo Gazzaniga starting for Tottenham v Arsenal is a risk
Author: 0 Paulo Gazzaniga starting for Tottenham v Arsenal is a risk

Despite not suffering a loss in almost four months, Emery did not appear anxious when speaking with reporters after the 3-2 Premier League defeat. Gunners boss Unai Emery is also without fellow full-back Sead Kolasinac , while centre-back Shkodran Mustafi's hamstring injury is being assessed.

Sports Former Phillies catcher Wilson Ramos signs with rival Mets
Author: 0 Former Phillies catcher Wilson Ramos signs with rival Mets

This signing likely takes the Mets out of the trade market for Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto, in whom they had been rumoured to have interest. New general manager Brodie Van Wagenen has been very active in his first offseason with the Mets. He will become the starting catcher for the Mets next season, according to CBS Sports , with either Kevin Plawecki or Travis d'Arnaud serving as the backup.

Sports Messi wins record 5th Golden Shoe award
Author: 0 Messi wins record 5th Golden Shoe award

In the last decade, the Juventus star has managed to hit the back of the net 542 times, while Messi has scored 567 times. Liverpool's Mohamed Salah was the second leading scorer of Europe's domestic leagues with 32 goals in the Premier League.

Sports Australia v India: The cocky Virat Kohli sledge that triggered Tim Paine
Author: 0 Australia v India: The cocky Virat Kohli sledge that triggered Tim Paine

Barely a month ago Kohli claimed he was a changed man and wouldn't be starting anything on the field, insisting his side would play ball if the home side wanted to play a more subdued series. Former England skipper Michael Vaughan believes India captain Virat Kohli is a better batsman across three formats than legends such as Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Ricky Ponting.