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by | January 15, 2018 | 09:38

In today's inflated market, it wouldn't surprise me if Liverpool one day received a £200m bid for him. "He's better than them at the moment", Rush was quoted as saying by The Mirror on Sunday. Asked what he thought of the comparison which the Liverpool ace's displays have drawn, the Etihad boss gave a bemused look to his right, suggesting he hadn't understood the question properly.

by | January 15, 2018 | 08:56

The family are strongly opposed to the club's plans on redeveloping the stadium due to their "right to light". But he is facing a David vs Goliath battle to build Europe's most expensive stadium because of one family. Chelsea must now wait for the outcome of Monday's councillors meeting but believe the local government has the power to kill the injunction by the use of planning law.

by | January 15, 2018 | 09:41

The fans were not happy. ZONED OUT: New Orleans defensive coordinator Dennis Allen called for a relatively zone-heavy scheme in the opener, and rookie cornerback Marshon Lattimore recalled feeling "confused about everything" in his National Football League debut other than the man-to-man coverage the Saints have been more inclined to let Lattimore play on top opposing receivers.

by | January 15, 2018 | 09:31

Josh Richardson scored 16 points, and Hassan Whiteside added 15 points and 10 rebounds. The last player with as many or more in his career? James played 32 games for Phoenix this season, making 10 starts and averaging 10.4 points. But the Knicks were charged with a shot clock violation with 9.9 seconds remaining, giving the Pelicans a chance. Holiday hit a jumper just inside the foul line for a 118-117 Pelicans lead with 1:52 to go in OT.

by | January 15, 2018 | 07:47

Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi was impressive in the middle of the pack for his English Premier League side Leicester City as he helped the Foxes who outplayed Chelsea to an important goalless draw at Stamford Bridge , AOIFootball.com reports.

by | January 15, 2018 | 07:40

Health has become an issue for the rookie, who has missed time due to shoulder, quad, calf and ankle injuries this season. Ball is projected for 11.6 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 6.5 assists for 33.0 FanDuel points on Monday. For the season, Ball is averaging 10.2 points, 7.1 rebounds, 7.1 assists, and 1.5 steals per game. He is hitting at a 35.6 percent accuracy from the field, 30.3 percent from long distance, and only 48 percent from the line.

by | January 15, 2018 | 08:35

The five-set victory over the Spaniard defied all expectations that anyone had from the 36-year-old, who will be looking to go into the 2018 edition of the Open to defend his title as one of the favourites. 3 Grigor Dimitrov in his half of the draw. Venus Williams, who lost the Australian final to her younger sister Serena previous year, is seeded fifth.

by | January 15, 2018 | 07:02

The Sydney-born Briton's move to appoint Joyce came after a poor end to 2017 when after she lost to Venus Williams in the semi-finals at Wimbledon, she won just two more matches, in Cincinnati, for the rest of the year. She was candid enough at her pre-tournament press conference to admit they may resurface, but is confident she is ultimately on the right path. "You never know what's around the corner".

by | January 15, 2018 | 08:40

Gurney was also successful in sports vehicle racing. A statement from his family confirmed: "Dan passed away due to complications from pneumonia". Gurney, who was enshrined into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 1990 and is also a member of the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America, is survived by his wife, Evi, and four sons: Justin, Alex, Jimmy, and Dan Jr.

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:45

That year it was Trudi Musgrave and Evie Dominikovic, who claimed a 4-6 7-5 6-3 win. The American was running Bencic side to side, but the Swiss' punishing down-the-line forehands left Venus wondering what more she had to do to win a point.

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:37

France's Alize Cornet eased past Chinese wildcard 6-4, 6-2, while Slovakia's Magdelena Rybarikova beat American Taylor Townsend 6-0, 7-5. Sloane Stephens has lost her eighth consecutive match since her Grand Slam breakthrough title at last year's U.S.

by | January 15, 2018 | 07:29

The 29-year-old has cut a controversial figure as of late at Arsenal , having come close to joining Man City in the summer and his performances and attitude frustrating some at the Emirates. The visitors squandered another chance in the 35th minute when Danny Welbeck broke through on goal only to fire straight Asmir Begovic. Callum Wilson equalized in the 70th minute for Bournemouth before setting up Jordon Ibe for the victor in the 74th minute.

by | January 15, 2018 | 07:56

Behind Bird is last year's Pole sitter, Felix Rosenqvist (Mahindra Racing), followed by a surprise appearance from Dragon's Jose Maria Lopez ahead of his first start in Season Four of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship . Alex Lynn qualified sixth just in front of the Jaguar Panasonic Racing vehicle of Nelson Piquet Jr, and Daniel Abt was unlucky to only qualify in eighth after he had to abort a much faster lap when Antonio Felix da Costa smashed into the barriers and brought out ...

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:04

The giant-killing Zhang added Stephens to a long list of Melbourne Park scalps after defeating Simona Halep, Alize Cornet and Madison Keys on her way the quarter-finals in 2016. Previous year in Melbourne, she was 57th. French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko survived a second-set scare from corset-wearing Italian veteran Francesca Schiavone to get her Australian Open campaign off to a winning start.

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:28

Swansea weathered something of an early storm on Tyneside as the Magpies created and spurned a series of first-half chances as they looked to ease their own relegation fears. United pressed for a victor in the last 10 minutes, but they couldn't find a victor. Swansea City , unmoved at the bottom of the Premier League table with 17 points from 23 games, welcome Liverpool to the Liberty Stadium for their next league game on January 22.

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:14

Wenger, who insisted that he would be given the cash to replace Sanchez in this transfer window, said: "Alexis did not refuse to play. Don't read too much in it because even I don't know which way it will go". When you looked at today we missed many players and you see that they have a big weight in the team. He added: "What we believe is there are some players in the football world, if you have the chance to sign them in January, March or July, you have to try".

by | January 15, 2018 | 07:11

Yet nobody knows how any of this year's rusty sorts might function, or how those who have grabbed their formerly unattainable rankings will function with fresh pressure. This leaves the women's draw wide open. Petchey, though, believes Nadal can play himself into form, giving him a good chance of winning just his second Australian Open title.

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:06

Goals from Callum Wilson and Jordon Ibe turned the game on its head in the second half after Hector Bellerin had opened the scoring for the visitors. The Gunners had warnings prior to the goal, with Ibe and Fraser forcing stops from Petr Cech , but the Arsenal 'keeper then did poor as Eddie Howe's side made it 1-1.

by | January 15, 2018 | 05:34

I'm not going to settle for anything. "I know what I do and what I bring to the table". The sides can not begin to discuss a new deal until after the season - as per the rules regarding players on the franchise tag - but Bell, who wanted $16 million a year before the season began, is only going to seek at least that much now, coming off a stellar, and injury-free, 2017.

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:00

Some of European football's biggest clubs, including Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain, have reportedly been watching Alli closely. Despite this, Merson is predicting Tottenham to win comfortably and suggests a scoreline of 2-0 to the north London side.

by | January 15, 2018 | 05:08

Like many supporters, Wright appears gravely anxious for what the future has to bring at Arsenal in the coming seasons. "If you're playing well, Ozil will sprinkle stardust all over the place", Wright told The Debate on Sky Sports on Wednesday night.

by | January 15, 2018 | 06:28

Open - everyone knows - she's a great player", Zhang said. The seventh-seeded Ostapenko is playing her third Australian Open - she advanced to the third round at Melbourne Park past year. As the world No.13 posted her first game of the set things started to click, breaking on her second attempt in the fifth game to get back on serve.

by | January 15, 2018 | 05:01

They are a team that wants to get back to the Super Bowl at all costs. The second quarter provided the answer: a resounding no. FOXBOROUGH, Mass . Brandon Bolden rushed for a touchdown of his own. Brady routinely has shared hype videos ahead of important games such as season openers and playoff games.

by | January 15, 2018 | 05:30

Chelsea's poor run of form in front of goal has coincided with Conte's public spat with Jose Mourinho plus reports regarding his future at the club beyond the end of this season, which seem to be ramping up the pressure on the Italian boss.

by | January 15, 2018 | 05:44

The hot temperatures being forecast for the duration of the second Test, coupled with his huge skill, means Maharaj must start. The pitch conditions at SuperSport Park are again the centre of the conversation, and du Plessis believes that they will be similar conditions to those in Cape Town, where a total of 20 wickets fell inside four days.

by | January 15, 2018 | 05:33

The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Divisional Round game at 1 p.m.at Heinz Field. That's been the story all year long, and it's as true as ever in the Jaguars biggest game of the season. Yeldon on a dump-off in the flat on third-and-5, with Yeldon immediately turning upfield for 40 yards. It was a result the Jags fully deserved after dominating the first half, racing into a 21-point lead thanks to a combination of great defence and inept play calling on ...

by | January 15, 2018 | 05:48

The Uruguayan then scored twice in the second half to put the visitors ahead as heavy rain fell over the northern city of San Sebastian. Messi's 23rd goal of the season in all competitions, via a stunning free kick, wrapped up the points and ended Barca's Anoeta nightmare.

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:44

But Irving himself initially got his information from a social media application, which immediately calls into question his "independent research" methods. "I just want it to be just done with". And I'm thinking to myself, 'alright, humans - like Homo sapiens - we've been here since, like, 10,000 B.C. We've been roaming the Earth, we've had multiple empires all over the world...

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:04

The court warned the builders if the court's permission with regard to construction of six floors was violated, then exemplary cost will be imposed on the owner of the building and they will have to return the money to buyers. "The sale of water through tankers needs to end". The Chief Justice directed MD KWSB to ensure supply of water to citizens otherwise leave the office if he could not perform duties.

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:57

Mularkey said Sunday that Conklin will have surgery to fix the ACL within the next two weeks. Conklin pointed at his left knee as he sat on the ground after Patriots defensive lineman Malcom Brown accidentally rolled into Conklin's leg.

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:17

Referee Tony Chapron kicks out at Diego Carlos and then sends him off in a moment of madness in Ligue 1 . "It's a gag", Kita told L'Equipe . "I received 20 text messages from all over the world telling me that this referee is a joke". Claudio Ranieri was entitled to feel aggrieved and his fifth-placed side finished the match with 10 men when Diego Carlos was sent off in weird circumstances.

by | January 15, 2018 | 04:22

Ever since Ronda Rousey and the Four Horsewomen sat in the front row at SummerSlam in 2014, people have speculated as to if and when the former UFC champ would join the WWE . "If the knock comes onto my door, I'm taking it", Paige told TMZ Sports before adding. I think that I would for sure be a good WWE Diva, for sure.

by | January 15, 2018 | 03:41

Leverkusen has lost only one of its last eight home games against Bayern and has made a solid start to the season under new coach Heiko Herrlich. "However, we have to be calm and use good sense". They eventually ran out 3-2 winners, with all three goals scored past the 64 minute mark, and the now Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata completing the dramatic comeback in the 83rd minute.

by | January 15, 2018 | 03:43

A second booking in the space of five minutes for Chilwell meant Leicester had to play out the final 20 minutes a man light, and the Blues could not make their numerical superiority count. Conte watched in agony as his side failed to create scoring chances to end their winless streak in 2018. The fans, listing Chelsea's results so far since the argument began, wondered if Mourinho was inside Conte's head? "To face all competitions is not simple".

by | January 15, 2018 | 03:48

Maxi Gomez was the next Celta player to come close, seeing his attempt blocked wide by Gerard Pique , while up the other end Andre Gomes could not keep his header on target. Thursday's match marks the first leg between the two sides. Emre Mor caused problems for Barca on 69 minutes as he swapped passes with fellow substitute Brais Mendez and made his way into the area before scuffing a shot straight at Cillessen, who was fortunate to see the Turkey worldwide flash an effort just wide ...