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Sports Marcus Harris edges closer to Australia's first century against India
Author: 0 Marcus Harris edges closer to Australia's first century against India

The 21-year-old, in his ninth Test, hit... Cummins and Handscomb then put on 38 runs for the seventh wicket. India has nearly ensured they do not lose this match. They brought up their 50-partnership off 103 balls on a warm day. They did get one, when Hanuma Vihari was caught at bat-pad off Nathan Lyon, the third umpire sticking with the on-field call despite a review.

Sports Man City Put Anti-Man United Clause Into Departing Player's Contract
Author: 0 Man City Put Anti-Man United Clause Into Departing Player's Contract

With just four games under his belt this season, he has not played a sizeable role for Pep Guardiola's team and City will be content with receiving the aforementioned fee for a player from their lower ranks. Manchester City have already suffered with the sale of youngster Jadon Sancho to Borussia Dortmund, where the Englishman has thrived, with other clubs keen to sign him up.

Sports SUGGESTED STARTING XIs: Manchester United get FA Cup underway vs Reading
Author: 0 SUGGESTED STARTING XIs: Manchester United get FA Cup underway vs Reading

Former Liverpool FC defender Lawrenson is backing Manchester United to maintain their 100 per cent record under Solskjaer when Reading visit Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon. "I thought Newcastle was a great example of that...we didn't just get that first goal [early] so we could sit back and counter". 'You've got this one [FA Cup] and the Champions League , I don't think you can make up too many points in the league so this is probably the biggest chance we've got at a trophy.

Sports James DeGale-Chris Eubank Jr. Set For February 23 In London
Author: 0 James DeGale-Chris Eubank Jr. Set For February 23 In London

Londoner DeGale , who was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2009 New Year Honours, says his super-middleweight fight with Brighton and Hove's Eubank Jr is a "retirement fight" because it will be "game over" for the loser.

Sports Ronaldo ready for Portugal return
Author: 0 Ronaldo ready for Portugal return

The former Real Madrid forward has been in fantastic form for Juventus since his €100 million (Dh421m) summer move, scoring 14 goals in Serie A as his side top the table by nine points from second-placed Napoli. Portugal will host the inaugural Nations League finals in June, meeting Switzerland in the semi-finals. Ronaldo said those prizes were not something he anxious about, adding they often came if you led your team to success.

Sports Andy Robertson Questions Manchester City Victory Celebrations After Etihad Defeat
Author: 0 Andy Robertson Questions Manchester City Victory Celebrations After Etihad Defeat

Liverpool just need to relax, get some wins under their belt, maybe improve that lead if they can over the next month to six weeks". 'We're just four points behind them, and they know it, too. City defender John Stones cleared off the goalline immediately after Mane's attempt and again to deny Georginio Wijnaldum as Liverpool pressed hard for a late equaliser in the second half.

Sports Rory McIlroy explains PGA TOUR focus
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy explains PGA TOUR focus

And from a golfing perspective, there is real logic to McIlroy's decision to focus on the PGA Tour, as he admitted he does not like to play catch-up every season in terms of FedEx points. It's why Francesco Molinari is here this week. "The ultimate goal is here (the US)". The European Tour has become notorious for its weak fields. Instead of playing in the Middle East, he's in Kapalua trying to fix the fact he ranks 186th in the FedExCup having played just one event this season at the ...

Sports €130m EuroMillion winners want to share good fortune
Author: 0 €130m EuroMillion winners want to share good fortune

They have become the fourth biggest lottery winners in United Kingdom history. In October 2018, a single ticket holder in South Carolina-who has not identified him- or herself-claimed a massive $1.537 billion prize in the Mega Millions lottery, in what was the largest jackpot win in US history.

Sports Bournemouth and Watford's six-goal first half stunned fans on social media
Author: 0 Bournemouth and Watford's six-goal first half stunned fans on social media

Yes he's mistimed the tackle. Nathan Ake and Callum Wilson pulled Bournemouth level and, after Ken Sema briefly restored Watford's lead, Ryan Fraser scored the final goal of a frenetic first half. 'Ben was very important in the second half for us, ' said Gracia. "But from 2-0 down you have to be very pleased with the spirit and attitude to come back from that, so mixed emotions".

Sports Dwayne Haskins Drops Cryptic Tweet After The Justin Fields News
Author: 0 Dwayne Haskins Drops Cryptic Tweet After The Justin Fields News

Some reports have indicated that Fields to Ohio State is a done deal, and if it's not yet, it seems like it eventually will be. The No. 1 overall player in the 2018 ESPN 300, Fields is expected to apply to the NCAA for a hardship waiver, which, if granted, would make him eligible to play at Ohio State in 2019.

Sports Peter Siddle makes a comeback to Australia’s ODI squad against India
Author: 0 Peter Siddle makes a comeback to Australia’s ODI squad against India

India started the day at 303-4 with Pujara unbeaten on 130 runs. Pujara, who chipped a catch back to Nathan Lyon, was the sole wicket in the post-lunch session. There are still three days left in the Sydney Test . Conditions are glorious for batting. Off-spinner Lyon had missed the ODI series against South Africa at home earlier in the season, while Khawaja too is making the ODI squad after nearly two years.

Sports Liverpool agree deal to sell Dominic Solanke for £19m
Author: 0 Liverpool agree deal to sell Dominic Solanke for £19m

The 27-year-old is set to join until the end of the season. There were enquiries from Brighton and Huddersfield and clubs in Germany including Schalke. "I spoke with the manager (Eddie Howe) this morning". He is a really nice guy. This season though the striker has fallen down the pecking order and so far Jermain Defoe has played in only four games of the Premier League cumulating a total of just 21 minutes.

Sports Urban Meyer Retires a Winner As Buckeyes Win Coach's Finale
Author: 0 Urban Meyer Retires a Winner As Buckeyes Win Coach's Finale

Listen to Clay's full take below. Yet some statistics still do not do Ohio State justice. Meyer is stubbornly resisting the temptations of career reminiscence or legacy evaluation this week, saying it isn't fair to the Big Ten champion Buckeyes while they attempt to cap their remarkable season with a win over the Pac-12 champion Huskies .

Sports Unstoppable James Harden stuns Warriors in overtime
Author: 0 Unstoppable James Harden stuns Warriors in overtime

Warriors star Kevin Durant attempted a 3-pointer at the end of the game, but missed. Including his 50-point game against the Lakers on 13 December Harden has scored at least 30 in 11 straight. "I shoot my step-backs with confidence and live with the results". Harden finished with 44 points, 10 rebounds and 15 assists, connecting on 10-of-23 from beyond the arc.

Sports Jermain Defoe To Join Rangers On An 18-Month Loan Deal
Author: 0 Jermain Defoe To Join Rangers On An 18-Month Loan Deal

Making his senior team debut in 1999 with West Ham United, Defoe has also spent time with Tottenham Hotspur, Portsmouth and Sunderland. "He scored some massive goals for us a year ago, I don't think anyone should forget that". Bournemouth hosts Brighton in the FA Cup third round on Saturday, which is a fixture Defoe would most likely have been set to feature in. "He has done a lot for this club".

Sports Nadal pulls out of Brisbane International with thigh problem
Author: 0 Nadal pulls out of Brisbane International with thigh problem

It's a risk to damage my body for one month if I play here'. The Australian Open starts on January 14 and he'll arrive out of rhythm, as was the case previous year when he couldn't play any matches in the build-up to the tournament before retiring with injury in the quarter-finals.

Author: 0 Auckland International: Venus Williams beaten by teenager Bianca Andreescu

The 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., downed the legendary Venus Williams 6-7 (1), 6-1, 6-3 in a quarterfinal on Friday at the ASB Classic. I believed in myself to the end. "First I have to swallow this one and then I'll think about tomorrow". "Chairs were flying around, hats, everything". Bouchard held a match point on serve at 6-5 in the final set but couldn't convert.

Sports Sarri hints at the need for Chelsea to sign attackers in January
Author: 0 Sarri hints at the need for Chelsea to sign attackers in January

Former Real Madrid striker Higuain has struggled for form since swapping Juve for the Rossoneri in the summer, scoring just eight goals in 20 appearances across all competitions. "I think we played a very good match for the first 80 metres of the pitch, then we were in trouble for the last 20 metres", said Sarri. "We have to try to solve the problem of the last 15 or 20 metres because in the last matches we were in control of the match but for us it's not easy to score the first goal ".

Sports Mauricio Pochettino aims high with Tottenham
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino aims high with Tottenham

Christian Eriksen has been in sensational form for Tottenham Hotspur over the Christmas period, but while the Danish global is flourishing for the north London club it's reported that he is stalling on signing a new contract, which has left some of the European big-hitters eyeing up a move for his signature.

Sports South Africa on Top After Olivier, Steyn Run Through Pakistan at Newlands
Author: 0 South Africa on Top After Olivier, Steyn Run Through Pakistan at Newlands

Markram and his opening partner Dean Elgar put together a 55-run stand for the opening wicket but Elgar was the first to depart after edging one to Sarfraz behind the stumps off Mohammad Amir's bowling. Sarfraz had arrived with Pakistan 54-5 and under grinding pressure before lunch. "We've prepared as best we could but it is one thing preparing and then another going out there and executing".

Sports Retired Packers S LeRoy Butler misses cut for Hall of Fame finalists
Author: 0 Retired Packers S LeRoy Butler misses cut for Hall of Fame finalists

The 12 Pro-Bowl selections are the most ever by a defensive back. First-time eligibles include Tony Gonzalez , Ed Reed and Champ Bailey . All-AFC five times, first-team All-Pro three straight times from 2003-2005 and chosen to the All-2000s team, the Patriots traded him with a year left on his contract to Oakland in September 2009, reaping Nate Solder from the draft pick they received.

Sports Bulls Trade Justin Holiday to Memphis for MarShon Brooks, More
Author: 0 Bulls Trade Justin Holiday to Memphis for MarShon Brooks, More

Wojnarowski reports guard Cameron Payne is the player likely to be waived to make room on Chicago's roster. He was averaging 6.6 points in 29 games for the Grizzlies and shooting 28 percent on threes. It was Holiday's second tenure with the Bulls. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Chicago Bulls have traded their three-and-D wing Justin Holiday to the Memphis Grizzlies for draft picks and young assets.

Sports New Zealand vs Sri Lanka
Author: 0 New Zealand vs Sri Lanka

Neesham, recalled after 18 months in the wilderness as New Zealand look to trial all-rounder options before the World Cup, flayed the Sri Lankan bowling with an unbeaten 47 off just 13 deliveries. However, the target always going to be too tough, and horrendous innings' from Dinesh Chandimal (10 off 18) and Asela Gunaratne (11 off 23) killed any realistic hope they may have had.

Sports Dwyane Wade second among East guards in initial fan voting
Author: 0 Dwyane Wade second among East guards in initial fan voting

Fans account for 50 percent of the vote to determine the 10 starters for the 68th NBA All-Star Game, which will take place at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C., on Sunday, Feb. Reserves, which are selected exclusively by the NBA's head coaches, will be announced on January 31 with the All-Star Game to be held on February 17 at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, NC.

Sports New York Yankees: David Robertson signs deal down I-95
Author: 0 New York Yankees: David Robertson signs deal down I-95

They've put together a great squad and I think I can bring a lot to the team in the back end of their bullpen". Robertson is the latest addition in an offseason that has been rife with turnover for the Phillies after GM Matt Klentak promised changes were coming on the heels of a historic late collapse.

Sports Nationals, Bryce Harper Met For Five Hours Before Christmas
Author: 0 Nationals, Bryce Harper Met For Five Hours Before Christmas

On the last day of the regular season, the team reportedly made a 10-year $300 million offer and seemed unwilling to budge from that valuation. On one hand, this is pretty noteworthy considering the small amount of movement in either of these derbies.

Sports Bet on the rolling Spurs - even with Kawhi Leonard back in town
Author: 0 Bet on the rolling Spurs - even with Kawhi Leonard back in town

How many points will he notch against his former team on Thursday? "He's won a championship and grew up here". And that's a 21-7 Spurs team on a two-game winning streak looking to rise in the Western Conference standings, Leonard will be competing in what's sure to be a hostile environment at the AT&T Center.