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Monaco coach gives Liverpool fresh hope of £90m Lemar deal

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Liverpool could not finalise a deal for Lemar at the end of the summer window but with Coutinho's exit now all-but sealed Monaco will be bracing themselves for a fresh approach. Jurgen Klopp is on the look out for a replacement for Philippe Coutinho after he finally completed his £142m move to Barcelona and the report says Lemar is the Liverpool manager's first choice target. Read More »

Eagles open as historic home underdogs to Falcons

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On paper, the Eagles - hosting a playoff game in mid January, at home, outdoors at Lincoln Financial Field against a team with home games in a dome - is a big advantage. Carson Wentz led the National Football League in touchdowns, and was on pace to finish with MVP-calibre 4,057 yards, 41 touchdowns, nine interceptions, and a 101.8 passer rating . Read More »

Oakland Raiders officially announce Jon Gruden hired as head coach

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Gruden is set to sign a 10 year contract worth $ 100 million . But unfortunately for the Rams, it looks like the team may soon need to consider a replacement for their beloved quarterbacks coach since Olson is drawing interest from Jon Gruden and the Oakland Raiders , which shouldn't come as a surprise. Read More »

Moya: Nadal Will Be Fine For Australian Open

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Djokovic had his first practice session on Friday, as well as Nadal, while Wawrinka hit the court on Saturday for the first time. The former world No.1 and 12-time grand slam champion pulled out of an exhibition event in Abu Dhabi at the end of the year and subsequently withdrew from the Qatar Open. Read More »

Big Baller Brand Gets 'F Rating' from BBB ... Customers Beware!

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The Better Business Bureau noted that one customer claims that after ordering that shoe, which had limited availability, he was unable to receive a refund once that product was deemed unavailable. "I have been waiting 6 weeks now, and when I asked why it was taking so long, I was called a 'small baller.' At this point I believe they have chose to steal my money". Read More »

Juventus Plan To Pounce If Manchester United Can't Close Mesut Ozil Deal

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Even if Arsenal accepted Ozil was leaving, Arsene Wenger would be reluctant to do business with Mourinho as the Frenchman would prefer to see the attacker head overseas rather than to a domestic rival such as United. They have played together for years - both for the German national team and with Real Madrid at club level - and have a strong friendship, with both players having Turkish roots. Read More »

Draymond Green: Friction between players, refs 'really bad'

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He made the comments following the Warriors' 121-105 win over the LA Clippers on Saturday at Staples Center. But I think it's ridiculous. Green has 11 technical fouls this season. The league's referees association last month called for a meeting with the players union to address growing dissension between players and officials, according to an ESPN report . Read More »

Donald Glover's 'Atlanta' sets season 2 premiere date, shares trailer

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Robbin' Season is the time near Christmas and New Year's in Atlanta , when people have new stuff and cash from presents, and robberies increase because of that. The fact that Atlanta Robbin' Season has been turned around so quickly is actually surprising when we consider the increasing star power of each member of the cast. Read More »

CSU to hire Alabama DB coach as Defensive Coordinator

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He'll replace Marty English, who retired from coaching in December. FootballScoop .com first reported the news early Monday. Ansley, 34, has a long history of playing and coaching football, becoming a rising coaching quantity as fast as the rising tide in Alabama. Read More »

Luke Walton's job security is "not even a conversation"

Then on Sunday, Walton experimented with a rotation that had Lonzo Ball subbing out of the game earlier than usual. "Luke doesn't have control of the team no more". Lamenting the Lakers' recent struggles, which have seen them lose nine straight games and fall into last place in the conference, LaVar said Walton doesn't have control of the team anymore , and added that the players don't want to play for him. Read More »

MSU drops to No. 4 in latest AP poll

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In the Pac-12, Arizona State fell to No. 11 and Arizona fell to No. 17. West Virginia waited a lot longer - almost six decades, in fact - to get back to its position at No. 3, followed by Michigan State. "We don't really judge ourselves on whether we won or lost, we judge ourselves on how well we played Villanova basketball". Read More »

Transfer Rumor Roundup: Man City makes renewed bid for Sanchez

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The France global has featured only in cup competitions for the Gunners this season and still believes that if he plays regularly he could feature at World Cup 2018 for his country. The Gunners are resigned to losing Alexis in January and have informed City that they want around £35 million for the Chilean. Arsenal have also been linked with a January approach for Luiz. Read More »

Stokes included in T20 squad for tri-series

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Moeen Ali and Jonny Bairstow who have played all the Ashes Test have been rested for the T20I series; however they will be a part of the ODI series. Whitaker wants England to be the best T20I side in the world and giving exposure to Root and Malan will help the team. Stokes participation is subject to the outcome of the pending enquiry into his nightclub brawl in Bristol in September. Read More »

Messi Could Leave Barcelona Without Transfer Fees If Catalonia Gain Independence

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His father and agent Jorge has now revealed that while that clause does indeed exists it's not as straight-forward as that. Messi will be committed to Barcelona until the end of his new contract which is in 2021. A source at Barcelona said that "for reasons of confidentiality the club never comments on contractual relations with players". In the press-conference, the five-time Ballon d'Or victor said, " We had been needing to do the signing for some time and now it is done, and I am ... Read More »

Arsenal to offer Debuchy in deal for Jonny Evans?

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Everton appear to have admitted defeat in their pursuit of Jonny Evans' signature, as Arsenal and Manchester City make approaches for the West Bromwich Albion centre-back. Arsenal signed Bosnian full-back Sead Kolasinac in the summer on a free transfer but the former Schalke 04 man hasn't resolved their defensive issues. Read More »

Bears to name Matt Nagy head coach

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He followed Reid to the Chiefs, starting off as their quarterback coach in 2013 before being promoted to offensive coordinator last season. Over the course of this season, players have also credited Nagy for at least some of the success the Chiefs have had with their college-style spread concepts, which helped them become only the second National Football League team to produce a 4,000-yard passer (Smith), 1,000-yard rusher (rookie Kareem Hunt), 1,000-yard receiver (Tyreek Hill) and ... Read More »

Andy Murray undergoes hip surgery, eyes Wimbledon return

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Former world No 1 Andy Murray has vowed to return and "compete at the highest level" after undergoing hip surgery in Melbourne on Monday. There is no current update on when Murray could possibly return to competitive tennis. "I want to know when I come back that I'm ready", he said. The42 has just published its first book, Behind The Lines, a collection of some of the year's best sports stories. Read More »

Antoine Griezmann 'asked' Barcelona to pay release clause

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It is believed that United offered Griezmann a £290 000 per week pay package ahead of the current season. However, the Blaugrana recently completed a £142 million deal to sign Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool , and AFP's Kieran Canning has wrote that investment makes a summer move for Griezmann extremely hard to pull off. Read More »

Conte backs Chelsea signing Barkley to make World Cup squad

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At £15 million he goes to Stamford Bridge a steal , considering the overvaluation of some overrated players in the market today. "He's a phenomenal signing and I think it's a bargain", Cahill added. Ross Barkley is also a creative player. Part of that process will include getting Barkley up to speed with the intricacies of Conte's tactical system and instructions, and the Italian hinted that the adaptation could take time. Read More »

How much should Arsenal demand for Theo Walcott?

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Since then, Wilshere has earned his place back in the Arsenal starting XI, but Walcott has spent most of the season warming the bench. Already this month Liverpool have paid Southampton 75m GBP for the defender Virgil van Dijk and now have a great warchest to bring in reinforcements themselves to drag them out of the relegation dogfight. Read More »

Titans vs. Chiefs highlights, game tracker and more

Ta-da! Just like Titans Coach Mike Mularkey drew it up. They answered them all, scoring 19 unanswered points in the second half to earn a thrilling 22-21 comeback victory. "He can run. He can pass". Anything is possible with Mariota, Henry and the defense playing this well. "He can catch, too". Mariota spread the ball around to eight receivers - including himself - and deftly avoided Kansas City's pass rush, aside from two sacks. Read More »

Jaguars' Ngakoue appears to accuse Bills' Incognito of racist comments

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Incognito had not publicly responded to Ngakoue's accusation as of late Sunday night. Incognito was at the center of a bullying scandal that drove Martin away from the Dolphins and ultimately the NFL. Incognito signed with the Bills under Rex Ryan in 2015 and has been a model citizen in Buffalo, even developing into a team leader. Richie Incognito of the Buffalo Bills gets his ankle taped during the third quarter against the Oakland Raiders on October 29, 2017 at New Era Field. Read More »

Johnson misses hole-in-one on par four by inches

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But he three-putted from the rear fringe before offsetting a birdie at nine with his only blemish of the day at the tough 11th, although he atoned immediately when his ideal pitch-and-run from over 72 yards rolled into the cup for an eagle-two. Read More »

Popovich says Spurs star Leonard suffered tear in shoulder

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Despite Leonard's injuries, the Spurs own the fifth-best record in the National Basketball Association as they embark on a road trip, beginning with Sunday's matchup with the Blazers. In perhaps his most dominant performance to date, Leonard played 29 minutes in Friday's win over the Suns, scoring 21 points to go with three rebounds and three assists. Read More »

Titans Owner Now Backing Mike Mularkey After Playoff Win Over Chiefs

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The Titans have gone 9-7 in consecutive seasons, but despite that, we've seen ample speculation that head coach Mike Mularkey would be fired at the end of the year. When asked if he felt secure regardless of the outcome in the game, Mularkey replied: "No, I have not had any support to say that I was so I just assumed the worst". Read More »

Maligned NFL official Jeff Triplette to reportedly retire

While fans expressing displeasure about officiating is a common occurrence in sports, a Saturday night tweet by Mike Pereira - the league's former head of officiating turned Fox analyst - affirms the majority opinion. According to one report, he's leaning toward retiring from the NFL. Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL Network reported Triplette told people around him he was retiring after Saturday's game and pointed out the hugs he shared with his crew "looked like goodbyes". Read More »

Packers to hire Brian Gutekunst as GM

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By hiring Gutekunst, Murphy passed over Russ Ball, the team's Vice-President of Football Operations/Player Finance and Eliot Wolf, the son of former GM Ron Wolf, now the team's Director of Football Operations. Gutekunst has been with the Packers since 1999 when he joined the team as a scout. Gutekunst has also experience working with coach Mike McCarthy, who received an extension during the season to put him under contract through 2019. Read More »

CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats Opened Contract Negotiations With Johnny Manziel

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League have offered an undisclosed contract to former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy victor Johnny Manziel, the team announced Sunday. However, in at least the last 12 years no CFL neg list player who was offered a contract remained on that team's list for the full year, a league official has told The Spectator. Read More »