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Sports Lillard selected as All-Star reserve
Author: 0 Lillard selected as All-Star reserve

Per the ESPN report , Allen feared that Lillard might demand a trade, but no such request was made. No one else knew of the meeting and Allen told team personnel later. This season, Lillard is averaging 25.2 points, 6.6 assists, 4.8 rebounds per game for Portland , who are 25-22, good for seventh place in the Western Conference.

Sports Heynckes: Arsenal should be wary of Aubameyang
Author: 0 Heynckes: Arsenal should be wary of Aubameyang

It's been reported that Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud may be a part of any Aubameyang agreement , as the Gunners might be about to pull off another swap deal, just like they did with Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan . Giroud has fallen down the pecking order under Arsene Wenger and is keen to seal a move this month in order to improve his chances of making the World Cup in Russian Federation.

Sports Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis Selected To First All Star Game
Author: 0 Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis Selected To First All Star Game

He is on pace to become the first player in National Basketball Association history to lead the league in scoring and assists in consecutive seasons. Players having strong seasons who didn't make the cut included Detroit's Andre Drummond, the NBA's leading rebounder, Clippers guard Lou Williams, Houston's Chris Paul and Oklahoma City's Paul George.

Sports Keys is finding joy on court and winning again in Australia
Author: 0 Keys is finding joy on court and winning again in Australia

Madison Keys lamented what she felt was an inconsistent display in her Australian Open quarter-final loss to Angelique Kerber . The second set initially followed a similar pattern, with a dominant Kerber racing into a three-game lead before Keys managed to hold in the fourth.

Sports Patriots coaches begin process of evaluating around 2500 Eagles plays
Author: 0 Patriots coaches begin process of evaluating around 2500 Eagles plays

That makes it a similar situation to last year's Super Bowl against the Atlanta Falcons , but different from others in which the team has played under Belichick. " They had a good season, one of the best seasons they've had for a long time and I've been a long time Vikings fan", said Claude Satldon, a Vikings fan.

Sports Javier Mascherano Is Leaving Barcelona But We Don't Know Where He's Going
Author: 0 Javier Mascherano Is Leaving Barcelona But We Don't Know Where He's Going

Mascherano has made 334 official appearances for Barcelona under five different coaches - Guardiola, Tito Vilanova, Tata Martino, Luis Enrique and Ernesto Valverde . Barca also announced that it would hold an "institutional farewell" for the player on Wednesday, that will see Club President Josep Maria Bartomeu and the first-team squad in attendance at the event.

Sports Top Senior Bowl QBs under heavy scrutiny
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The Broncos actually requested Mayfield to play in the game with hopes of spending extra time working with him before the draft, and he said he was honored to hear of Denver's desire to see him. "I think for Jeremy, the No. 1 goal as a rookie is to find a place in one of these sub packages and on special teams ", Savage said. Both Senior Bowl teams will practice Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday before Saturday's game, with opportunities to meet with teams throughout the week.

Sports Alexis Sanchez:
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez: "My dream was to play for Manchester United"

It has been widely reported that Sanchez's weekly salary at United will range from $420,000 to $700,000. As Alexis Sanchez heads to United, Mkhitaryan is going in the opposite direction. The Armenia midfielder has struggled since joining United in July 2016, but proved at Borussia Dortmund that he is a technically gifted, creative talent.

Sports Draymond green talks Larry Nassar, Michigan State amid abuse scandal
Author: 0 Draymond green talks Larry Nassar, Michigan State amid abuse scandal

Three members of the USA Gymnastics Board of Directors resigned Monday. Miller said Monday that she'll continue to fight the university over the billing - and over accusations that Michigan State heard complaints about Nassar sexually abusing patients for years, but did not act to stop him, NBC reports .

Sports Alexis Sanchez Shows Ambition In Joining Manchester United
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez Shows Ambition In Joining Manchester United

It turned out to be Fergie's last big coup as United boss before he retired at the end of the season. Sanchez scored 80 goals in 166 appearances since joining Arsenal from Barcelona in 2014. "That can help us as well because he can play together with Ozil as well as playmaker, so overall it's a good move". In previous weeks, when it was still unknown whether Sanchez would choose United or Manchester City , we talked about his personality and drive.

Sports Australian Open: Brit Edmund takes out Dimitrov, through to semis
Author: 0 Australian Open: Brit Edmund takes out Dimitrov, through to semis

He checked all those boxes on Rod Laver Arena, setting himself up for a match against either top-ranked Rafael Nadal or No. 6 Marin Cilic for a spot in the final of the season's first Grand Slam. "A dream was to play for my country", he said. "And obviously a dream is to win them". In women's singles, Elise Mertens of Belgium defeated Elina Svitolina 6-4, 6-0 to reach the semi-finals.

Sports Barry Church defends hit on Rob Gronkowski
Author: 0 Barry Church defends hit on Rob Gronkowski

The Patriots went on to score a touchdown on the drive but trailed 14-10. Gronkowski stayed down on the ground for a bit, with CBS's Tony Romo noting that Gronkowski looked "wobbly" as he got up. No. 2 tight end Dwayne Allen stepped into his role at the end of the second quarter and into the second half. When really he was trying to play within the confines of the rule.

Sports Alex Rodriguez Joins ESPN's 'Sunday Night Baseball'
Author: 0 Alex Rodriguez Joins ESPN's 'Sunday Night Baseball'

Rodriguez will pair with Matt Vasgersian in the ESPN booth, along with Jessica Mendoza. Separately, ESPN is finalizing a deal to hire Vasgersian for " Sunday Night Baseball ", according to sources. "I know firsthand how passionate both Alex and Jessica are about baseball, and I can't wait to get started with them". The deal has been made possible as a result of Disney, ESPN's parent company, paying $60 billion to acquire most of FOX's assets.

Sports Kobe Bryant's Dear Basketball earns Oscar nomination
Author: 0 Kobe Bryant's Dear Basketball earns Oscar nomination

Bryant was nominated for an Academy Award on Tuesday for his animated short " Dear Basketball ". Five-time National Basketball Association champion, Los Angeles Lakers legend, and now, Oscar nominee. "What?? This is beyond the realm of imagination", Bryant posted on Twitter in response to the nomination. The level of shade Bryant could cast towards O'Neal due to this nomination would have been enough to block out the sun.

Sports Alexis Sanchez Reveals Reasons for Leaving Arsenal for Manchester United
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez Reveals Reasons for Leaving Arsenal for Manchester United

Speaking to MUTV, Sanchez added: "Since I was a young lad I've always said that my dream was to play for Manchester United , and I'm not just saying that because I'm here now and today it's come true. "He will bring his ambition, drive and personality, qualities that make a Manchester United player and a player that makes the team stronger and the supporters proud of their club dimension and prestige".

Sports Waymo starts testing its autonomous cars in Atlanta
Author: 0 Waymo starts testing its autonomous cars in Atlanta

Waymo, the driverless auto division owned by Google's parent company, announced January 22 that it will bring its test program to metro Atlanta. Unlike other self-driving cars on the market, Waymo does not require any human assistance behind the wheel.

Sports Chicharito open to move away from West Ham
Author: 0 Chicharito open to move away from West Ham

West Ham United fans admit that they can hardly blame Javier Hernandez for wanting out at the London Stadium. That's the most important. Antonio meanwhile has missed several games as a result of various injury issues this season, the most recent a calf blow which has seen him sit out the club's last seven games, having turned out 15 times before suffering the injury.

Sports Henrik Mkhitaryan says he wants to 'create history' with Arsenal
Author: 0 Henrik Mkhitaryan says he wants to 'create history' with Arsenal

Former Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez conceded the chance to play for the "biggest club in the world" was an offer he could not refuse after completing his move to Manchester United . It's never an easy task wearing the boots of Alexis Sanchez , but with Arsenal's new head of recruitment Sven Mislintat showing a lot of faith in him, he won't want to disappoint.

Sports Antonio Conte reacts to Kenedy's loan move to Newcastle
Author: 0 Antonio Conte reacts to Kenedy's loan move to Newcastle

Blues boss is now closing in on the signing of Roma left-back Emerson Palmieri, meaning Kenedy is free to join Newcastle, who will pay a loan fee. Who are the Premier League's highest earners? Chelsea manager Conte spoke about Kenedy's "potential" ahead of tomorrow night's Carabao Cup semi-final second leg against Arsenal.

Sports Chelsea to loan Kenedy to Newcastle with Emerson deal near
Author: 0 Chelsea to loan Kenedy to Newcastle with Emerson deal near

Chelsea have been linked with the likes of Andy Carroll and Peter Crouch in recent weeks but Dzeko emerged as a serious target late last week and the Blues have been in talks with Roma over the past few days. Conte has been in the market for a new full-back for some time and Palmieri will offer competition for Marcos Alonso in the left wing-back role if he completes his proposed move to Chelsea.

Sports Details of Mkhitaryan's contract with Arsenal revealed
Author: 0 Details of Mkhitaryan's contract with Arsenal revealed

Wenger spoke for the first time this morning since the departure of Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United . The 25-year-old's message was in reference to his goal celebration, which is a dance from the song "Milly Rock" by rapper 2 Milly.

Sports Super Bowl 2018 To Reprise 2005 Matchup Between Eagles, Patriots
Author: 0 Super Bowl 2018 To Reprise 2005 Matchup Between Eagles, Patriots

The Patriots obviously did just fine in the Super Bowl a year ago without Gronk, and the beneficiary was James White . New England's Super Bowl opponents will be determined on Monday afternoon (NZT), with the Eagles and the Vikings battling it out for the NFC Championship title at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania.

Author: 0 Leicester to launch bid for West Brom defender, other clubs may follow

According to the Sun , the Citizens have been told they can sign West Bromwich Albion defender Jonny Evans for £23.5 million (R395 million). Relegation is a definite possibility for Alan Pardew's side. 'On the other hand, we have scenarios that are going to time out if we don't get a bid for Jonny that's acceptable for him and us. We haven't had a phone call from another football club and that's where it stands.

Sports The First Image Of Henrikh Mkhitaryan In Arsenal Kit
Author: 0 The First Image Of Henrikh Mkhitaryan In Arsenal Kit

Wenger had initially included Sanchez in his travelling party to face Crystal Palace this weekend, but on Friday night it emerged that the former Barcelona star had been left out and was instead ready to undergo a medical with United .

Author: 0 What Bill Belichick told Patriots in locker room after AFC championship

The stunning brunette later posted the celebratory photo on Instagram with the caption "Baby going to the #SuperBowl". No surprise, as it's the perennial champion New England Patriots , who edged past the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20 in the AFC championship game Sunday.

Sports Manchester United announce Alexis Sanchez deal
Author: 0 Manchester United announce Alexis Sanchez deal

He was the top scorer in two of his three completed seasons at Emirates Stadium and helped Arsenal win the FA Cup in 2015 and '17, quickly becoming a favorite with the fans. "Now I'm here, I'll do my best for this club to create history". In his 19 games for Arsenal this season, Sanchez created on average 2.99 chances per 90 minutes - more than both Rashford (1.30) and Martial (2.06).

Sports Lucas Moura 'Not Happy' at PSG, Hints at LaLiga Move
Author: 0 Lucas Moura 'Not Happy' at PSG, Hints at LaLiga Move

Reports on Tuesday claimed the Gunners were locked in a battle with north London rivals Spurs for the Brazil international's services and the player is desperate to end his nightmare in the French capital. I do not think so. "I like English football very much, it is truly one of the best leagues in the world". However, since then, United have turned their attention towards Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez and are about to complete the transfer for the Chilean, with playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan ...

Sports Manchester United sign Sanchez from Arsenal in swap deal for Mkhitaryan
Author: 0 Manchester United sign Sanchez from Arsenal in swap deal for Mkhitaryan

Reports indicated that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was keen on replacing Sanchez with Mkhitaryan, but the Armenian international's representative Mino Raiola suggested that a move was far from guaranteed . "He will bring his ambition, drive and personality, qualities that make a Manchester United player and a player that makes the team stronger and the supporters proud of their club dimension and prestige".