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Sport Chelsea want Simeone if Conte goes next summer
Author: 0 Chelsea want Simeone if Conte goes next summer

Mourinho was asked by reporters earlier this week if he has lost his enthusiasm for management to which he replied: "Because I don't behave as a clown on the touchline, it means that I've lost my passion?" While the club are not looking to sack Conte , there is an expectation that a mutual agreement will be reached over an exit, with the manager clearly unhappy by Chelsea's transfer activity and structure.

Sport Dimitrov and Svitolina advance in Brisbane
Author: 0 Dimitrov and Svitolina advance in Brisbane

The Ukrainian battled back from 4-0 down to claim the opening set before needing four match points in the second to secure the win. Edmund went down crying in agony after what appeared to be an innocuous movement with Dimitrov serving at 4-4 in the third set.

Sport Giannis Antetokounmpo, LeBron James Lead NBA All-Star Game 1st Voting Results
Author: 0 Giannis Antetokounmpo, LeBron James Lead NBA All-Star Game 1st Voting Results

Durant has a comfortable lead over every other frontcourt player in the Western Conference , while Curry is holding off James Harden of the Houston Rockets for the most votes received by a guard . The All-Star Game will take place on Sunday, Feb. 18 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. That total put him ahead of James by 7,336 votes. To cast your vote for your favorite Thunder players, you can do so right here .

Sport Kadri tugs at Thornton's beard, Maple Leafs beat Sharks
Author: 0 Kadri tugs at Thornton's beard, Maple Leafs beat Sharks

Joe Thornton's pre-playoff beard delivered bad karma halfway through the regular season. Right off of the opening faceoff, San Jose's Joe Thornton and Toronto's Nazem Kadri dropped the gloves for a fight. I felt he came across with a slash there, then another one, and I gave one back. "I'm playing with some great players who are looking for me to try to get me out of that slump", Kadri said.

Sport Liverpool stand firm as Barça advertise Coutinho shirts
Author: 0 Liverpool stand firm as Barça advertise Coutinho shirts

Coutinho has always been linked with a move to Barcelona , and was the subject of three failed bids from the Catalan side in the summer. Under a banner describing Barcelona as "Where the magic happens", the website posted a link to buying Barcelona shirts with Coutinho's name printed on the back, saying that the midfielder is "ready to light up Camp Nou".

Sport Jim Schwartz frontrunner for Giants job
Author: 0 Jim Schwartz frontrunner for Giants job

Schwartz is expected to interview in NY next week, while the Eagles are on a bye week entering the playoffs. Giants owner John Mara has indicated that the team would like its next coach to have previous head coaching experience in the National Football League, and Schwartz spent five seasons in that role with the Detroit Lions from 2009-2013.

Sport Gabriel Jesus: Manchester City striker out for 'one or two months'
Author: 0 Gabriel Jesus: Manchester City striker out for 'one or two months'

Gabriel Jesus also left the pitch injured and in tears. "I don't know (what's going to happen) but he's a player of Arsenal and I think he is going to stay there", he said. The extent of the injuries has yet to be determined but with the Premier League leaders having a clash with Watford in two days' time, manager Pep Guardiola will certainly be hoping for good news after both players undergo tests.

Sport Biggest pregame story lines heading into Bucs vs. Saints
Author: 0 Biggest pregame story lines heading into Bucs vs. Saints

Winston shook off three interceptions against the Saints and ended with 363 yards on 28 of 51 passing. After three consecutive incompletions, Winston found tight end Cameron Brate for a 12-yard gain on fourth-and-10 and the dramatic drive was on.

Sport Raiders fire head coach Jack Del Rio after disappointing 6-10 finish
Author: 0 Raiders fire head coach Jack Del Rio after disappointing 6-10 finish

Jack Del Rio told reporters that he was sacked after Sunday's loss to the Chiefs, according to Steve Wyche of NFL Network. Jack Del Rio has been dismissed by the Oakland Raiders . John Pagano, who was on the staff as assistant head coach-defense, took over as coordinator. However, the pieces are in place for the Raiders to get back to the consistent success they have maintained throughout most of the franchise's history.

Author: 0 Bill O'Brien returning to Texans is best for DeShaun Watson

Smith and his wife, Tiffany, have three children. However, McNair may feel inclined to choose between O'Brien and Smith if the team owner believes the longstanding issues between the two can not be resolved. The Houston Texans will likely retain Bill O'Brien as head coach in 2018. O'Brien's return keeps offensive continuity in Houston and is good news for Deshaun Watson , DeAndre Hopkins, and Will Fuller.

Sport Cowboys Take Down Hokies, Win Camping World Bowl
Author: 0 Cowboys Take Down Hokies, Win Camping World Bowl

Virginia Tech ran for 162 yards in the half while Oklahoma State threw for 150. Despite missing starting wide receiver Cam Phillips, Tech (9-4) surprisingly managed to outgain Oklahoma State 518-492 in yardage, but the Cowboys found their offensive groove after the half.

Sport NBA Refs Blow Another Blatant, Crucial Call In The Clutch
Author: 0 NBA Refs Blow Another Blatant, Crucial Call In The Clutch

According to the NBA's guidelines on replays, "Referees can only initiate a review on a called out-of-bounds play (for example, not one where an out-of-bounds might have occurred) and only those involving doubt as to which player caused the ball to go out (not those, for example, where a player stepped on the line)".

Sport Buhari Congratulates Liberia's President-Elect, George Weah
Author: 0 Buhari Congratulates Liberia's President-Elect, George Weah

Buhari issued a statement Friday that also commended the Liberian people "on the peaceful conduct of the historic presidential runoff election". To George Weah, I want to say on behalf of the South African football family that we send our congratulations.

Sport Penn State holds off Washington to win Fiesta Bowl
Author: 0 Penn State holds off Washington to win Fiesta Bowl

The first game of the day is the TaxSlayer Bowl, which has Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson. Washington matches up well with PSU on both sides of the ball, and if Petersen is able to pull out some tricks, it could be the difference in the game .?Then again, the Lions have a new offensive coordinator in Ricky Rahne, so don't be surprised if he has some tricks up his sleeve that he's been waiting to use.

Sport Dirk Koetter to return as Bucs coach in 2018
Author: 0 Dirk Koetter to return as Bucs coach in 2018

The Bucs are 4-11 heading into Sunday's finale after finishing 9-7 and barely missing the playoffs in Koetter's debut year. Another factor contributing to Winston's success surrounds his health. The combination of Ingram and Alvin Kamara is sure to pose some trouble for this defense while the Saints' defence could actually shut down Winston and Evans if they repeat and improve on their performance from last Sunday.

Sport Sanchez double seals win for record-equalling Wenger
Author: 0 Sanchez double seals win for record-equalling Wenger

That was a task that proved beyond them when they faced the Eagles last April and turned in one of their worst displays of the season when they fell to a 3-0 defeat. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger claims he is "not fearful" of losing Alexis Sanchez in the January transfer window. "I never questioned his commitment but when you have his contract situation and have as a good a game, people question you".

Sport Dana White Throws Cold Water On Conor McGregor-Georges St. Pierre Rumors
Author: 0 Dana White Throws Cold Water On Conor McGregor-Georges St. Pierre Rumors

It was hoped that McGregor would return to the Octagon in the main event of UFC 219 to defend his title and see 2017 out in style but discussions on that were given the kibosh after his ill-advised antics at a Bellator event in Dublin. In November 2016, McGregor knocked out new champion Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight belt and was forced to give up his featherweight title shortly after.

Sport Andy Reid: Pat Mahomes will start finale for Chiefs
Author: 0 Andy Reid: Pat Mahomes will start finale for Chiefs

Furthermore, It's the first time the first-round pick will see any action this season. When speaking to reporters, Reid said he has no expectations for Mahomes and just wants him to get some reps leading the offense. But if Mahomes play well, it could make the Chiefs a little more comfortable in moving on from Smith this summer. The Chiefs and Broncos kick off at 4:25 p.m on Sunday.

Sport English Premier League report Liverpool v Swansea City 26 December 2017
Author: 0 English Premier League report Liverpool v Swansea City 26 December 2017

The No. 10 took a touch and immediately bent an unstoppable shot into the far top corner to give the Reds the lead. The Ghanaian global dropped to the floor but Firmino played on, fully aware that there was no foul play involved. Liverpool will be looking to return to winning ways tonight when they take on an out-of-form Swansea City . However it wasn't until the second half that the floodgates opened for Klopp's charges, despite Swansea's rudderless performance throughout the fixture.

Sport James Harrison Signs With The New England Patriots
Author: 0 James Harrison Signs With The New England Patriots

Harrison provided a late sack and a handful of pressures to help the Steelers win and prevent a late Chiefs comeback. We needed to activate Marcus Gilbert . He was active in just five games despite being injury-free and with the Steelers turning more toward outside linebackers Bud Dupree and rookie T.J.

Sport Steelers vs. Texans: 4 bold predictions sure to go wrong
Author: 0 Steelers vs. Texans: 4 bold predictions sure to go wrong

T.J. Yates completed 7-of-16 passes for 83 yards with one touchdown and one interception in Monday's Week 16 loss to the Steelers . It was a solid game for Roethlisberger without his number one receiver in Antonio Brown , and the bye will be a big help as Brown continues to get healthy.

Sport Harry Kane keen to break Alan Shearer's record on Boxing Day
Author: 0 Harry Kane keen to break Alan Shearer's record on Boxing Day

Tough game, we knew it'd be tough. "At home, they are very tough but the three points are massive for us". "He is incredible, a fantastic player, he needs one more to be above Alan, we will see the next game", Pochettino told the BBC, when asked about Kane.

Sport Miss America bosses quit over emails mocking past winners
Author: 0 Miss America bosses quit over emails mocking past winners

Also on Saturday, one of the main recipients of fundraising from the Miss America Organization said it is reviewing its association with Miss America. The Huffington Post , which said it had got the emails from two sources, reported that Ms Carlson had clashed with Mr Haskell and other pageant officials over her desire to modernise the organisation.

Sport Army major,3 jawans killd in Pak istani firing
Author: 0 Army major,3 jawans killd in Pak istani firing

He said that Indian side gave befitted reply by retaliating effectively to the ceasefire violation. A statement issued by the Indian Army said Indian forces retaliated heavily to the cross-border firing. Tensions between Pakistan and India have been running high in the Himalayan territory for a long time. They have fought two of their three wars over the region since they gained independence from British colonial rule in 1947.

Sport Texas Tech collapses to USF in Birmingham Bowl; 3 things we learned
Author: 0 Texas Tech collapses to USF in Birmingham Bowl; 3 things we learned

After seeing USF quarterback Quinton Flowers break several tackles, Red Raiders rush linebacker Kolin Hill forced a fumble that was recovered by DaMarcus Field at the Bulls 28-yard line. The Red Raiders held South Florida to 132 total yards in the first 30 minutes and contained Flowers. Then, Stockton rushed for 24 yards on the next play.

Sport Arsenal v Liverpool: 5 things we learned
Author: 0 Arsenal v Liverpool: 5 things we learned

Coutinho, responsible for the initial possession turnover, glanced a languorous header over Petr Cech to give Liverpool a well-deserved lead. The Reds are still in fourth place, a point in front of Arsenal with 19 games played. Raheem Sterling also claimed his 16th goal of the season and Danilo grabbed his first for the club as Pep Guardiola's side extended the top-flight football record to 17 successive victories.

Sport Is there anything wrong with Manchester United's 'long-ball' obsession?
Author: 0 Is there anything wrong with Manchester United's 'long-ball' obsession?

As a matter of fact, they have only managed to keep two clean sheets in their last eight home games . The Foxes confirmed that Robert Huth (foot) and Matty James (achilles) are out, though. Jesse Lingard has scored in each of his last three Premier League away matches, netting four goals in total. Upsets happen to even the best teams.

Sport Klopp explains Salah's, Chamberlain's start with Liverpool
Author: 0 Klopp explains Salah's, Chamberlain's start with Liverpool

The Juventus ace is a reported transfer target for Arsenal , but Liverpool should gatecrash the party. "But for me the most important is that we turn up with a positive performance". It does not work like that. The game will mark the return of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to the Emirates after he joined Liverpool in a £40 million deal just days after Arsenal's drubbing at Anfield.

Sport Which Chiefs were snubbed from the 2018 Pro Bowl?
Author: 0 Which Chiefs were snubbed from the 2018 Pro Bowl?

Bell received the most votes with 855,539 while Brown was third in fan voting. Bell is coming off his first 100-yard game in two months, tallying 117 yards on 24 carries and 1 touchdown against the New England Patriots. Hill has two more receptions and 94 more yards than Bengals receiver A.J. Green who did make it, although Green does have one more receiving touchdown.

Sport Marvin Lewis Reportedly Plans On Leaving Bengals After Season
Author: 0 Marvin Lewis Reportedly Plans On Leaving Bengals After Season

After 15 years, Marvin Lewis is done in Cincinnati. He's compiled a record of 123-111, making the NFL Playoffs seven times, including five seasons in a row from 2011-2015. With a flurry of head-coaching openings expected in the coming weeks and a shortage of obvious head-coaching candidates with experience, Lewis is likely to be on teams' short lists of candidates, league sources said.

Sport Leicester City 0 Crystal Palace 3: Benteke, Eagles end drought
Author: 0 Leicester City 0 Crystal Palace 3: Benteke, Eagles end drought

Dec 16 (Reuters) - Christian Benteke put a hard week behind him to score his first goal of the season as Crystal Palace won 3-0 at Leicester City to climb out of the Premier League's bottom three on Saturday. But Sako did score a stoppage-time third when he curled into the top corner from 18 yards out. Ghana worldwide Jeffrey Schlupp has described as "great" Crystal Palace's 3-0 away victory over his former club Leicester City.

Sport Colby Covington Calls Out Rafael Dos Anjos, Wants Interim Title Fight
Author: 0 Colby Covington Calls Out Rafael Dos Anjos, Wants Interim Title Fight

Rafael dos Anjos: What. "My hands are hurting because I hit that guy in the head and he's got a tough head", dos Anjos said. That guy has 6,000 followers on Twitter. He's just talking crap about people. "I hope so. Dana White said that (the victor would get a title shot), and that's what I hope". "In my opinion, what I saw tonight is that if any of those two guys in that bout would fight me, one of those guys is going to get knocked out", Woodley, who watched the fight live, explained .

Sport Salah, Coutinho Score As Liverpool Bounce Back With Big Win Vs Bournemouth
Author: 0 Salah, Coutinho Score As Liverpool Bounce Back With Big Win Vs Bournemouth

Oxlade-Chamberlain then interrupted, adding: "He's a Liverpool player right now and he's doing really well for us. We had a few games like the West Brom game - not performance-wise, but result-wise". Oxlade-Chamberlain did the same for Liverpool in the second half before Coutinho curled in an enticing cross that Firmino, potentially from an offside position, ran onto and flicked a header past stranded goalkeeper Asmir Begovic.

Sport Hearts end Celtic's 69-game unbeaten domestic run in emphatic style
Author: 0 Hearts end Celtic's 69-game unbeaten domestic run in emphatic style

In those 69 games, Celtic scored an outrageous 197 goals - at an average of 2.9 goals per game . But Hearts took the lead after 25 minutes at Tynecastle, 16-year-old Harry Cochrane rifling home his first goal for the club. "We've had to manage the squad since July and the players have coped brilliantly", the Northern Irishman noted at his pre-match media briefing . Celtic have started the season in imperious form and have yet to taste defeat in their opening 17 games.

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