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Sport De Bruyne fitness boost crucial to Manchester City hopes - Guardiola
Author: 0 De Bruyne fitness boost crucial to Manchester City hopes - Guardiola

Though last Thursday's victory was a huge night for City and their hopes of retaining the Premier League title, they have been distracted by cup competitions since. Phil chose to stay. Elsewhere at Craven Cottage Premier League Fulham were upset by League Two Oldham Athletic. As the English game begins to earn itself a reputation for letting its best talent leave without properly offering up decent first team opportunities, Guardiola said managers needed to have "more courage" in ...

Sport Kliff Kingsbury To Interview With Cardinals, Jets
Author: 0 Kliff Kingsbury To Interview With Cardinals, Jets

Kingsbury was sacked by Texas Tech on November 25 after seven seasons, including six as head coach, and was hired by USC to be its offensive coordinator on December 5. He finished the regular season ranked dead last in DYAR, DVOA, and QBR . The former Air Raid slinger served as offensive coordinator at Texas A&M during the height of Johnny Manziel mania before taking the post at Texas Tech.

Sport Leishman bounces back from weird hiccup
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He hit his tee shot on the par-3 second hole to 2 feet, followed that with a wedge to 10 feet for birdie on the next hole and really never came close to a bogey. After Leishman's drive on 17, the 35-year-old barely advanced his second shot out of the native area and despite a strong third shot failed to get up and down for bogey.

Sport Juventus Reject Arsenal's Offer of Swap Deal Involving Midfielder Aaron Ramsey
Author: 0 Juventus Reject Arsenal's Offer of Swap Deal Involving Midfielder Aaron Ramsey

Khedira, 31, who won the 2014 World Cup with Germany, may go the other way in Juventus' bid to bring Arsenal's Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey to Turin in the January transfer window, reports the Mirror . And Juve legend Andrea Pirlo added his weight to the decision to land him, saying: "He is a talented player, he is a complete player who can do pretty much everything".

Sport Christian Atsu earns Manchester United manager Solskjaer's praise
Author: 0 Christian Atsu earns Manchester United manager Solskjaer's praise

Tahith was thankful for Solskjaer's decision and spoke highly about how the manager has impacted himself along with the other academy players. The goals are flowing but United remain suspect at the back. There may be hope for Victor Lindelof but he often appears casual in defence and switches off at inopportune moments. The caretaker manager confirmed that centre-backs Chris Smalling and Marcos Rojo are still sidelined through injury.

Sport 18-year-old Bianca Andreescu reaches the final in Auckland
Author: 0 18-year-old Bianca Andreescu reaches the final in Auckland

After being broken in the opening game of the second set against Venus, Andreescu reeled off 11 straight games to take control of the match. "But for me it was always harder to hit against people like her because I don't really know what's coming next", said Osaka.

Sport Harris blazes to 77 as Australia fight back against India
Author: 0 Harris blazes to 77 as Australia fight back against India

First he removed Marcus Harris and then Shaun Marsh . Siddle, 34, played his last ODI against Sri Lanka in January 2010 and his inclusion will allow Australia to rest the pace trio of Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood after a long test series against India .

Sport Nadal not focused on top ranking
Author: 0 Nadal not focused on top ranking

He won his 11th title at the French Open and also emerged victorious at the Masters 1000 Monte Carlo, Rome and Toronto, but had to leave both the Australian and US Open due to injury. "As you play up the levels, whether it's issues with your game, like if you're not serving as well or if you're not moving as well, the better players exploit that", Murray said.

Sport Arsenal’s Ramsey to signs €6.5m-per-year deal with Juventus
Author: 0 Arsenal’s Ramsey to signs €6.5m-per-year deal with Juventus

Arsenal have opted not to renew the Wales international's contract , which expires at the end of this season. But I want him in the present with us. He said: "It's brilliant for all of us who are involved". The same goes for Shkodran Mustafi, who came off at half-time in the win over Fulham with a minor hamstring complaint. Max Clayton is also a doubt with a hamstring injury.

Sport EPL: Sarri wants a new striker after draw with Southampton
Author: 0 EPL: Sarri wants a new striker after draw with Southampton

I think we need something else for our characteristics", Sarri said when asked if he would consider recalling on-loan forwards Michy Batshuayi and Tammy Abraham. Reports suggest that the West London club have cooled their interest in the former Real Madrid player. It was no surprise Morata wasted a golden opportunity to open the scoring when he met Cesar Azpilicueta's long pass with a tame header straight at 22-year-old Angus Gunn - the son of ex-Norwich goalkeeper Bryan Gunn.

Sport Can Virat Kohli and co conquer the world?
Author: 0 Can Virat Kohli and co conquer the world?

In a surprise, first-team regular Ishant Sharma was not included with the reasons unknown. 30-year-old Kohli displayed a stellar effort in 2018 registering 1202 runs from 14 matches, averaging 133.55 in ODI cricket. "Ashwin's absence does make you alter plans a little bit throughout the course of a series". India will make at least one change due to batsman Rohit Sharma returning home following the birth of his first child.

Sport Ander Herrera Reveals Man Utd's Change in Mentality Under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Author: 0 Ander Herrera Reveals Man Utd's Change in Mentality Under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

It presented the interim manager with three eminently winnable games against Cardiff, Huddersfield and Bournemouth - victories which Solskjaer duly collected in some style. Should Lukaku keep it up however, there's no real reason why they both can't play in the same starting XI whether it's as a partnership up top or the youngster on the wing.

Sport Veteran Indian star ruled out of 4th test at Sydney
Author: 0 Veteran Indian star ruled out of 4th test at Sydney

Bumrah, the red-hot pacer at the moment with nine wickets under his belt in the third Test at Melbourne, has shown that the current crop of Australian batsmen lacks the technique to face the moving ball. Australia can at best hope to level the series but with a batting line-up that has failed to stand up to a disciplined and penetrative Indian attack, the odds are stacked against the hosts.

Sport Tennis world erupts over photo of Serena Williams and daughter
Author: 0 Tennis world erupts over photo of Serena Williams and daughter

Roger Federer of Switzerland gestures to the spectators before hitting signed tennis balls into the stands during day two of the 2019 Hopman Cup at RAC Arena on December 30, 2018 in Perth, Australia . "I admire everything she has done both on and off the court", Federer said . In his press conference at the Hopman cup , Roger Federer spoke about his experiences of playing against, and with, quality women tennis players.

Sport Injuries a worry for Sarri as Chelsea beat Palace
Author: 0 Injuries a worry for Sarri as Chelsea beat Palace

As far as Christian Pulisic is concerned, however, there seems to be a very mixed message concerning his future with some outlets claiming he's agreed and signed personal terms with Chelsea while others say the race to sign him is still on.

Sport Baker Mayfield fined $10K for 'lewd' TD celebration, report says
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield fined $10K for 'lewd' TD celebration, report says

After the Cleveland Browns lost a heartbreaker to the Baltimore Ravens in Week 17 , Colin Cowherd, as usual, was quick to share his thoughts on Baker Mayfield . "I don't know. We have a lot of stuff within the locker room, what we have going on in the offense". While the dates and times won't be announced for a while, normally in April, the Steelers know who will be on the schedule, including the traditional AFC North opponents.

Sport Serena wins Perth season-opener ahead of Grand Slam tilt
Author: 0 Serena wins Perth season-opener ahead of Grand Slam tilt

Camera IconStefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in action during the men's singles match between Frances Tiafoe of United States of America and Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece on day 3 of the Hopman Cup tennis tournament at RAC Arena in Perth , Monday, December 31, 2018.

Sport LeBron day-to-day with groin strain
Author: 0 LeBron day-to-day with groin strain

The Los Angeles franchise were unable to put a timeline on the small forward's return as he had never before suffered a groin injury . "If LeBron James is playing in that game it probably finishes a little differently". "Hopefully, it is not a long thing and I can get back on the floor as soon as possible". Hart has started 10 games for the Lakers this season. Los Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo will miss the next four to six weeks recovering from hand surgery, according to a Los ...

Sport Eden Hazard replies when asked if he’ll extend his Chelsea FC contract
Author: 0 Eden Hazard replies when asked if he’ll extend his Chelsea FC contract

Hudson-Odio has been a lesser feature in the Chelsea starting XI, however he did play in their win over Watford on Boxing Day. "I can not see a problem of Hazard in this role". Chelsea are unlikely to tinker too much in defence so I expect Sarri to go with his favoured back four for this tricky away game meaning Cesar Azpilicueta should continue at right-back ahead of Davide Zappacosta while Marcos Alonso will keep his place at left-back with Emerson Palmeiri once again on the bench.

Sport Internazionale vs. Napoli - Football Match Report
Author: 0 Internazionale vs. Napoli - Football Match Report

Koulibaly's teammate Dries Marten too posted a heartwarming picture of the two sharing an embrace, captioned: "You're one of the most lovely people I know, please never change". It looks like an excuse but the player was agitated and irritable. Deputy Italian Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said he would call an emergency meeting in the new year and wrote on Twitter: "In 2018 you cannot die for a football match".

Sport Jasprit Bumrah gives India control on 15-wicket day vs Australia
Author: 0 Jasprit Bumrah gives India control on 15-wicket day vs Australia

The visitors managed to secure a lead of 292 runs in the first innings after an exceptional display of fast bowling by Jasprit Bumrah ensured that the hosts could only make it past the 150 run mark before being bundled out at the MCG. Just when it appeared that Australia might avoid another dismissal, Mohammed Shami (1-27) got into the attack and bowled him to give India the advantage again.

Sport Tua Tagovailoa says ankle is 80-85 percent healthy
Author: 0 Tua Tagovailoa says ankle is 80-85 percent healthy

Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa personally provided an update on his high ankle sprain that morning, as he answered media questions for 45 minutes just like two other offensive teammates and offensive coordinator Mike Locksley . Kickoff between Alabama and Oklahoma is set for 8 p.m. ET. "He should be fine I think, but I don't really know a whole lot of it". "I didn't know anything about it until I got in the vehicle this morning", Oklahoma offensive coordinator Cale Gundy said.

Sport India declare at 443-7 in third Australia Test
Author: 0 India declare at 443-7 in third Australia Test

A record 170-run stand between Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara laid the platform for another day of toil for the hosts' star-studded attack. Rishabh Pant danced down the wicket and heaved Lyon straight to Pat Cummins at long-on.

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