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Sports French worldwide Oliver Giroud leaves Arsenal for Chelsea
Author: 0 French worldwide Oliver Giroud leaves Arsenal for Chelsea

Antonio Conte's Chelsea have already made a couple of stellar additions to their squad this month having signed Ross Barkley from Everton and Emerson Palmieri from AS Roma, in a bid to secure some silverware and a place in the top-4 this season.

Sports Chicago Cubs Co-owner Ricketts Expected to Head GOP Fund-raising
Author: 0 Chicago Cubs Co-owner Ricketts Expected to Head GOP Fund-raising

Wynn's departure from the post over the weekend followed decades' worth of allegations of sexual misconduct against the founder and CEO of Wynn Resorts. During the campaign, Trump tweeted that the Ricketts were "secretly spending $'s against me". The Heritage board chose Kay Cole James, a former director of the Office of Personnel Management.

Sports White Athlete Allegedly Tells Black Opponent 'At Least I Know My Dad'
Author: 0 White Athlete Allegedly Tells Black Opponent 'At Least I Know My Dad'

BOONE, N.C. (AP) A North Carolina college men's tennis coach has been suspended after one of his players made a racially charged comment to an opposing player. "The conduct displayed on Sunday does not reflect the values of our tennis program, department and university". It's still uncertain that the coach mentioned in Wilson's tweet is Lake.

Sports Arsenal have 'derisory' late defender bid 'laughed off'
Author: 0 Arsenal have 'derisory' late defender bid 'laughed off'

Time is of the essence for Arsenal to complete their business in the January transfer window. Arsenal appeared to have a clear run at Evans on the final day of their busiest ever January window after Manchester City opted to sign Aymeric Laporte in a club-record £57m deal instead.

Sports Mkhitaryan Aims Dig At Mourinho?
Author: 0 Mkhitaryan Aims Dig At Mourinho?

Santi Cazorla also is anotherlong term injured player while Danny Welbeck is doubtful. The Armenian was cup-tied for Arsenal's recent win over Chelsea in the EFL Cup semi-final second leg, but is set to start the match against Swansea on Tuesday , January 30.

Sports Former big league outfielder Oscar Gamble dead at 68
Author: 0 Former big league outfielder Oscar Gamble dead at 68

The best season of his career came in 1977 with the Chicago White Sox. In 1974 and 1977, he ranked in the top 10 in slugging in the American League playing for the Indians and the White Sox, respectively. A well-traveled lefty-hitting outfielder/DH, Gamble accumulated 1,135 hits and 200 home runs with seven teams, most notably the Yankees. Despite his home-run power, Gamble struck out only 546 times - 64 fewer times than he walked.

Sports Dawn Staley says Missouri AD Jim Sterk's accusations are 'serious and false'
Author: 0 Dawn Staley says Missouri AD Jim Sterk's accusations are 'serious and false'

For their part, SC investigated the allegations, and Gamecocks Athletic Director Ray Tanner issued this statement earlier Tuesday: "The commitment to a secure environment for everyone at our home games, including fans, student-athletes, coaches and staff from the home and visiting teams is of the utmost importance.

Sports Aubameyang: Wenger has lost control at Arsenal - Ex-player, Alan Smith
Author: 0 Aubameyang: Wenger has lost control at Arsenal - Ex-player, Alan Smith

An opportunity to wear the famous No.14 was presented to Aubameyang following Theo Walcott 's move to Everton and it was an invitation the 28-year-old has gratefully accepted. His deadline day transfer paved the way for striker Michy Batshuayi to join Borussia Dortmund on loan for the rest of the season, after BVB's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang joined Arsenal earlier on deadline day for £56m.

Sports Juan Mata Signs Contract Extension As He Receives Praise From Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Juan Mata Signs Contract Extension As He Receives Praise From Jose Mourinho

The fastest goal in the Premier League was netted after 9.9 seconds by Tottenham's Ledley King against Bradford in 2000. Currently, Manchester United is in second place with 53 points, twelve below archrivals Manchester City . "We have managed to win every match in January, I think three Premier League matches and two cup matches, so five victories makes a happy camp. Where are we going to get a better combination of players than we have?" he told the Manchester Evening News .

Sports Court told Jackson and Olding allegedly boasted about sexual activity
Author: 0 Court told Jackson and Olding allegedly boasted about sexual activity

The alleged victim gave evidence today saying that she had already told Paddy Jacskon, 26, she didn't want to have sex with him. 'They rely on your silence. At closing time, about 2.30am, the woman was standing outside with a small number of women who she did not know but who were friends of a close friend.

Sports Newcastle United win battle with West Ham for Slimani
Author: 0 Newcastle United win battle with West Ham for Slimani

The Magpies made room for their new signing by offloading back-up striker Aleksandar Mitrovic , and the 29-year-old will be vying Joselu for a starting berth at St James' Park. The Algerian frontman appears to be heading to St James' Park after Toon boss Rafa Benitez beat West Ham counterpart David Moyes to the signature of the Algeria global.

Sports Formula E unveils its futuristic second generation auto
Author: 0 Formula E unveils its futuristic second generation auto

The front and rear wings are angled more aggressively; with the remaining bodywork featuring different styling than before. The new Formula E auto will offer the double the the performance and double the range of the existing model, allowing the championship to ditch the current vehicle swaps that take place midway through races.

Sports Congress Tackles Sexual Abuse After Nassar Sentencing
Author: 0 Congress Tackles Sexual Abuse After Nassar Sentencing

For more than two decades, Nassar was a respected doctor who worked closely with the US Olympic women's gymnastics teams, young athletes at Michigan State and girls at the Twistars gymnastics club. The United States Center for Safe Sport, an entity created previous year by the U.S. Olympic Committee will be responsible for overseeing organizational reforms, to develop, implement and enforce policies, procedures and mandatory training for national governing bodies and their members.

Sports Rafael Benítez ups bid to sign Nicolai Jorgensen
Author: 0 Rafael Benítez ups bid to sign Nicolai Jorgensen

Feyenoord coach Giovanni van Bronckhorst has confirmed that Newcastle United target Nicolai Jorgensen will not be leaving the club in the winter window. Newcastle had been given a deadline to last night by Feyenoord chief Martin van Geel to meet their €23m assessment. On Monday morning the Times has assessed the likelihood of Jorgensen moving to Newcastle and Aleksandar Mitrovic's St James' Park exit.

Sports Redskins reportedly agree to huge trade for QB Alex Smith
Author: 0 Redskins reportedly agree to huge trade for QB Alex Smith

Smith had a career year during the 2017 regular season as he went past 4000 passing yards for the first time, picked up 26 TDs and threw for just five interceptions as he led the Chiefs to the AFC West title. The reason Redskins fans are outraged about the deal is because of the rumored $ 71 million guaranteed to Alex Smith . If you think the number nine or ten spot in a quarterback-rich draft is too low to garner any genuine interest, remember that the Chiefs paid a hefty bounty past ...

Sports Nikola Mirotic: Deal to Pelicans falls through
Author: 0 Nikola Mirotic: Deal to Pelicans falls through

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , Chicago had seemingly agreed a package with the New Orleans Pelicans that would've seen them receive Omer Asik and a future first-round pick. Earlier this month, they reportedly offered Derrick Favors in exchange but their reluctance to include a first-round pick was the stumbling block on an agreement being reached.

Sports 'It's not fair': Neymar unhappy about Lucas' move to Tottenham
Author: 0 'It's not fair': Neymar unhappy about Lucas' move to Tottenham

No fee has been disclosed by Spurs but reports in the British press this week said the London club had made a bid of £25 million ($35.4m, 28.5m euros) for Lucas. Tottenham still have at least 17 matches left to play this season - it could be many more if they have success in the FA Cup and Champions League - and Moura should have plenty of opportunities to impress in London after missing out in Paris.

Sports Former Spurs player, wife killed in auto crash, reports say
Author: 0 Former Spurs player, wife killed in auto crash, reports say

The pair were in a auto that was believed to be speeding before the accident occurred. Butler, 38, and wife Leah LaBelle , 31, were driving in their Range Rover when they lost control, hit a parking meter and crashed into a wall, causing their vehicle to flip.

Sports Mike Fisher returning to Preds after short retirement
Author: 0 Mike Fisher returning to Preds after short retirement

General manager David Poile says Fisher has some unfinished business and wants to help the Predators win two more games than they did previous year when they lost the Stanley Cup Final in six games to Pittsburgh. "I believe this team is built to win", Fisher said. The 37-year-old likely still has enough left in him to help the Predators make their upcoming playoff push.

Sports Sam Clucas sparks Swansea to shock defeat of Arsenal
Author: 0 Sam Clucas sparks Swansea to shock defeat of Arsenal

Mkhitaryan, 29, said in an interview with UEFA back in 2009 that he wanted to play for Arsenal and he has now turned that dream into reality. Henrikh Mkhitaryan has revealed that Arsene Wenger is the reason why he had always wanted to play for Arsenal and that his philosophy on the pitch is similar to how the Armenian likes to go about his business.

Sports Ozil pens new Arsenal contract
Author: 0 Ozil pens new Arsenal contract

However, the Gunners have successfully negotiated a new contract with the Germany worldwide, who will now earn £350,000 a week before tax; more than any other player at the club. Ozil, 29, becomes the highest-paid player in the club's history - earning about £350,000 a week before tax. Ozil joined Arsenal from Real Madrid in 2013, arriving for what was then a club-record transfer fee of just over £42million.

Sports Engler in at MSU; call for no-confidence vote arises
Author: 0 Engler in at MSU; call for no-confidence vote arises

Former Governor John Engler will serve as interim president of his troubled alma mater, Michigan State University. But some of Nassar's victims criticized the choice, saying that the university needs someone more distant from the university's establishment to truly root out the problems at the institution.

Sports James Harden Drops 60-11-10 on the Magic
Author: 0 James Harden Drops 60-11-10 on the Magic

Harden was accountable for 86 out of Houston's 114 points , dishing out a game-high 11 assists and 10 rebounds - all while outscoring Orlando's entire starting five by himself. Harden responded by scoring a mind-boggling 52 percent of his team's total points in the win. He set the scoring mark when he stepped back and made a three-pointer before crashing to the court after being fouled by Hezonja.

Sports BT deny Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp's claim over FA Cup extra time
Author: 0 BT deny Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp's claim over FA Cup extra time

As many of you will already know, the game at Anfield was dominated by VAR, which stepped into the limelight to make major decisions in the game on three occasions in the first half. "It was only four minutes", Klopp said . You can't cut match time because there is something else to broadcast. The correct decision was reached in all cases but the penalty in particular took too long and I'm anxious that referees are hiding behind the technology.

Sports FISA Abuse Memo on the Verge of Public Release
Author: 0 FISA Abuse Memo on the Verge of Public Release

Members of the Senate Intelligence Committee are making an effort to separate themselves - and their bipartisan Russian Federation investigation - from the tumult in the House over a Republican-drafted memo alleging government abuse of spying laws that has become the latest flashpoint in partisan clashes over the Russian Federation probe.

Sports Goodell: No change expected with Redskins' name
Author: 0 Goodell: No change expected with Redskins' name

Team owner Dan Snyder has ignored pleas from Native American groups who believe the name and logo are racist, and as National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell told ESPN Radio on Tuesday, 'I don't see him changing that perspective'.

Sports Fox reportedly near deal to win broadcast rights to Thursday Night Football
Author: 0 Fox reportedly near deal to win broadcast rights to Thursday Night Football

The rest of the package will appear exclusively on NFL Network, which must carry a certain number of games to fulfill its contractual obligations to pay TV providers. Imagine a scenario where Fox, for example, puts a traditional NFC late Sunday window game in its Thursday night window. NBC and CBS each got five games.

Sports Mesut Ozil signs new Arsenal contract until 2021
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil signs new Arsenal contract until 2021

Arsenal have had a busy Wednesday as Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signed for reported club-record £56million from Borussia Dortmund , a move which is likely to prompt Olivier Giroud's departure to Chelsea. Davy Klaassen: The attacking midfielder's hopes of more playing time could be answered by Serie A side Napoli, the Liverpool Echo reports. After all, the midfielder has a reputation for being on the periphery of big games, while his languid style can often paint the picture of ...