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Sports Alexis Sanchez aims parting shot at former Arsenal players
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez aims parting shot at former Arsenal players

United's new number seven Sanchez, who missed Arsenal's win over Crystal Palace on Saturday while negotiations over a switch continued, posted a departing message on Instagram where he took aim at ex-Arsenal players that have been critical of him.

Sports Milwaukee Bucks fire coach Jason Kidd
Author: 0 Milwaukee Bucks fire coach Jason Kidd

It was a surprising end to Kidd's three-plus season tenure in Milwaukee (23-22), when the Bucks made the playoffs twice. That has them now as the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference. Or maybe Jason Kidd's expense, but I don't think he's as anxious about balloons on the Bucks Twitter page as much as how he actually lost his job on Monday.

Sports Auto hits crowd at Brazil's Copacabana, killing baby
Author: 0 Auto hits crowd at Brazil's Copacabana, killing baby

Eight other people remain hospitalized, many with broken bones. "The driver explained at the police station that he had an epileptic seizure, and anti-epileptic drugs were found in his vehicle", a military police colonel told AFP. The promenade along Copacabana beach was crowded with people on the hot summer night when the vehicle jumped over the curb. According to Time , the driver fled the scene of the crash only to be arrested later by Brazilian police.

Sports Eden Hazard Speaks Out on Father's Real Madrid Transfer Commentary
Author: 0 Eden Hazard Speaks Out on Father's Real Madrid Transfer Commentary

The stellar forward joked that his dad is in trouble for claiming the Belgian rejected a Chelsea contract extension, for the purposes of awaiting a transfer to Real Madrid . The Belgium worldwide has consistently been linked with a move to the Bernabeu in recent months. Courtois is not the only Chelsea player said to be on Real's radar with Los Blancos, also heavily linked with a summer move for mercurial playmaker Eden Hazard.

Sports Reimer: Tom Brady's hand injury does not connect to Jimmy Garoppolo trade
Author: 0 Reimer: Tom Brady's hand injury does not connect to Jimmy Garoppolo trade

The AFC Championship Game is scheduled to kickoff from Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts at 3:05pm ET. We haven't seen them in quite a while, but obviously, they're well coached . Jacksonville won only three games a year ago, but now takes a 12-6 record into the AFC title game. The Vikings are coming off an emotional high from their last game against the New Orleans Saints, where they managed a literal last second win as third-string QB Case Keenum threw a 35-yard pass to give ...

Sports Demonstrators denounce Trump, march for #MeToo movement across the US
Author: 0 Demonstrators denounce Trump, march for #MeToo movement across the US

Johansson said women have been "conditioned" to need approval from men and told the crowd: "For me, moving forward means time's up on the female condition". Crowd estimates for the march in Washington were down from last year's gathering. Did you see any discussion of that? Cher at the Power to the Polls Women's March voter registration tour launch at Sam Boyd Stadium on January 21 in Las Vegas.

Sports Barcelona announce Rafinha loan to Inter Milan
Author: 0 Barcelona announce Rafinha loan to Inter Milan

Rafinha was given 12 minutes off the bench in Barcelona's last outing - a 1-0 Copa del Rey derby defeat to their Catalan rivals. He previously underwent knee surgery. It's hard for him to do that at Barcelona. "There have been a lot of important players at Inter who have made history". "He's had bad luck with injuries in these last two years and he just wants to play and feel happy doing what he likes doing at an excellent club like Inter".

Sports Patriots, Eagles in Super Bowl: Predictions
Author: 0 Patriots, Eagles in Super Bowl: Predictions

The Patriots will have their chance at ring No. 6 when they take on the Eagles , who will be playing for their first Lombardi Trophy. He made the Pro Bowl a year ago as a first alternate. The Vikings had another scoreless first half in Super Bowl VII as the Dolphins defeated the Vikings 24-7. He threw 29 TDs and only two picks in 11 starts, including playoffs in 2013.

Sports Russians Appeal Lifelong Olympic Bans Over Doping
Author: 0 Russians Appeal Lifelong Olympic Bans Over Doping

Rodchenkov, the former director of the Moscow and Sochi anti-doping laboratories, is now living as a protected witness in the United States. None of the 42 Russian athletes handed lifetime Olympic bans for doping at Sochi remain on the list, with 39 of them set for an appeals hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport next week in Geneva.

Sports Tyson Fury suspension lifted
Author: 0 Tyson Fury suspension lifted

After holding an interview with Fury, the BBBofC have said that they will reinstate the undefeated boxer's licence subject to him passing any relevant medical tests in the coming weeks. Fury's licence was suspended after UK Anti-Doping flagged the fighter for a doping violation and he vacated his heavyweight world titles due to mental health issues.

Sports Philippines Halts Sending Workers to Kuwait Over Deaths, Abuse
Author: 0 Philippines Halts Sending Workers to Kuwait Over Deaths, Abuse

He said he was aware of many cases of sexual abuse against Filipino women and wanted to raise it with Kuwait and "state the truth and just tell them that it's not acceptable anymore". Collectively they remit more than $2 billion of their income back to the Philippines every month, money that fuels robust consumer spending in one of the world's fastest-growing economies.

Sports USA Gymnastics executive leaders resigning amid Nassar abuse scandal
Author: 0 USA Gymnastics executive leaders resigning amid Nassar abuse scandal

More than 90 women have delivered impact statements to the court during Nassar's sentencing and at least 144 women are expected to address Nassar, his enablers and Ingham County Court Judge Rosemarie Aquilina . Simon, whose status is embattled as a result of the Larry Nassar case. "My mom is still getting billed for appointments where I was sexually assaulted", she testified.

Sports Klopp provides fitness update on Salah ahead of Swansea clash
Author: 0 Klopp provides fitness update on Salah ahead of Swansea clash

Swansea City: Bony, Narsingh, Nordfeldt, Carroll, Bartley, Roque, McBurnie. What is the team news? "I'm starting to think that, despite how many goals Mo Salah is scoring this season, the role that Firmino plays couldn't be played by anyone else, and I'm in the camp of he's their most important player".

Sports Real Madrid-linked Kepa Arrizabalaga signs new Athletic Bilbao deal
Author: 0 Real Madrid-linked Kepa Arrizabalaga signs new Athletic Bilbao deal

Marca said in November that Arsenal and Juventus were monitoring the situation ahead of him becoming a free agent in the summer. The La Liga giants, however, are still reported to be willing to sign a new goalkeeper next summer and both Chelsea and Man Utd should not be happy about Kepa's Real Madrid snub.

Sports No Sevilla offer for Daniel Sturridge
Author: 0 No Sevilla offer for Daniel Sturridge

From Sturridge's point of view, a move away from Liverpool could help him garner invaluable game time ahead of the World Cup , something he desperately needs if he is to make England's squad for the tournament. Jürgen Klopp can not find a place Sturridge into his system at Liverpool , so it would make sense for the striker to spend the second half of the season at a club who will give him more game time, especially as there is a World Cup in the summer that Sturridge will be desperate to ...

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo destroys Lionel Messi with one word in hilarious tunnel footage
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo destroys Lionel Messi with one word in hilarious tunnel footage

As he was leaving the pitch, the five-time Ballon d'Or was the butt of jokes from fans on social media after appearing to check his face using the camera on a phone belonging to a medic. The fans who had loudly jeered the team in recent matches were cheering on their feet after the final whistle at the Bernabeu. Gareth Bale and Nacho Fernandez also scored twice, and Luka Modric added another goal for Madrid as it regained fourth place in the standings, cutting its deficit to Barcelona ...

Sports Tennys too much for Thiem
Author: 0 Tennys too much for Thiem

He's only the second man in 20 years to reach the quarterfinals in his debut at Melbourne Park. Chung was coming off a win over fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev, and is on a roll. A first-time quarter-finalist at Melbourne Park, the Ukrainian fourth seed is on a nine-match winning streak which included a title victory at the Brisbane International.

Sports Nassar sobs as abuse victim testifies at sentencing
Author: 0 Nassar sobs as abuse victim testifies at sentencing

The raise - which Simon donated to a scholarship fund for the university - was seen as insulting by numerous women whom Nassar abused. Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman says a sports doctor who sexually assaulted her is "sick" and that she's incomprehensibly angry that he manipulated an "innocent child" to pleasure himself.

Sports Kontaveit ousts French Open champ Ostapenko
Author: 0 Kontaveit ousts French Open champ Ostapenko

Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro became the first player through to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open as she dug herself out of a hole to beat Estonian Anett Kontaveit 4-6 6-4 8-6 on Sunday. The 16-times grand slam champion, who was broken three times as he lost the third set, responded with grit to claim the win on the third match point with a rocketed backhand return.

Author: 0 NFC championship: Eagles fan takes big hit from train platform pillar

Brady led the Patriots (15-3) back from a 10-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20 in the AFC championship game Sunday. Two other Eagles have local ties, including Center Jason Kelce, a former Bearcat, and his fellow offensive lineman Brandon Brooks, who played for the Miami Redhawks in college.

Sports Nick Kyrgios Has Pulled Out Of The Doubles At The Aus Open
Author: 0 Nick Kyrgios Has Pulled Out Of The Doubles At The Aus Open

Earlier on yesterday, former US Open champion Cilic became the first man into the quarter-finals when he ground down Spaniard Carreno Busta. The Spanish top seed will next test himself against 2017 Wimbledon finalist Marin Cilic , who won his 100th match at a Grand Slam against 10th seed Pablo Carreno Busta , 6-7 (2-7), 6-3, 7-6 (7-0), 7-6 (7-3) with 20 aces over almost three and a half hours.

Sports Henrikh Mkhitaryan to have medical at Arsenal FC
Author: 0 Henrikh Mkhitaryan to have medical at Arsenal FC

The Alexis Sanchez saga has been a long-running conundrum involving at least four of the top English clubs. Even Manchester City moved out of it in the end. "We are nowhere near anything with Dortmund", Wenger insisted. "I think it is so close". Asked about a swap deal , Arsenal boss Wenger said: "It happens only one way, if the other way happens as well".

Sports 'Optimism' Pats TE will clear concussion protocol for SB52
Author: 0 'Optimism' Pats TE will clear concussion protocol for SB52

There was no immediate information after the game about the severity of Gronkowski's concussion, but the Boston Herald reported the Patriots expect to have him back for the February 4 game. But I guess they felt it was too high of a hit. "There are a couple of calls that we could argue didn't go our way", said Jaguars safety Tashaun Gipson.

Sports Giants can now officially hire Pat Shurmur as head coach
Author: 0 Giants can now officially hire Pat Shurmur as head coach

This will be the second head-coaching gig for Shurmur, who takes over a Giants team coming off a 3-13 season that was such a disaster it cost Ben McAdoo his job December 4, with four games remaining. Former Carolina Panthers special teams coordinator Thomas McGaughey could join Shurmur's staff in the same role, while ESPN reported Sunday morning that former Jaguars and Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio is a "favorite" to become the Giants' defensive coordinator.

Author: 0 Jack Wilshere and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Wenger hopes the England worldwide will agree a new deal and admitted last month he is confident of negations being successful. Wenger feels Wilshere's injury torment has resulted in his taking a more measured approach to his physical conditioning.

Sports Inter Milan confident they've snared Daniel Sturridge
Author: 0 Inter Milan confident they've snared Daniel Sturridge

Inter insist they aren't in a position to match the Reds' £30million asking price but they would be willing to pay a loan fee and all of his wages. The Liverpool striker's injury problems are well documented and have prevented him from getting an extended run in the Liverpool side over the last two seasons.

Sports Super Bowl Teams Set: Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots
Author: 0 Super Bowl Teams Set: Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots

This year's game pits the top-seeded teams in each conference. They won't be in it. Instead they gained five yards on three plays and punted the ball back to Foles. Foles connected on a 41-yard touchdown with Torrey Smith on a flea flicker on the first drive of the third quarter as the Eagles extended their lead to 31-7.

Sports Jordan's king tells Pence US must rebuild trust after Jerusalem decision
Author: 0 Jordan's king tells Pence US must rebuild trust after Jerusalem decision

King Abdullah of Jordan appealed to U.S. vice president Mike Pence on Sunday to "rebuild trust and confidence " after president Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Pence postponed a planned mid-December visit to Israel so he could preside over the vote on a tax overhaul favored by Trump. "So know this, your president, your vice president, and the American people are not going to put up with it".