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Sport Signing announcements are a big deal
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The Armenia global was left out of Manchester United's squad for Saturday's 1-0 win at Burnley as he nears a move to the Emirates Stadium that will see Alexis Sanchez move in the other direction. Just as a side note, if you're a child in the north London area don't go entering the Arsenal Spelling Bee without a bit of prior revision, lord knows it took me a couple of transfer sagas! Sanchez said: "I am thrilled to be joining the biggest club in the world".

Sport Smith: Kohli needs someone who can challenge him
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This was the first overseas Test series loss for India under Virat Kohli (discounting the 2014 loss in Australia as MS Dhoni was full-time captain back then). "Amazing stat. If you asked me if they've ever lost a game here, I'd definitely put something on it and say they've lost here". With two Tests being played on what would ordinarily be seamer friendly surfaces‚ Ashwin's role was always going to be confined to one where he makes sporadic impact.

Sport Whose fault? Tesla crashes into fire truck, driver blames autopilot
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The Culver City Firefighters union confirmed on Twitter Monday that a Tesla had hit one of its trucks. No cars now for sale in the general market are fully self-driving, and drivers are still responsible for the safety of the vehicle's operating conditions, Ars Technica reported .

Sport Kristaps Porzingis voted to 2018 NBA All-Star Game
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The 14 reserves chosen by the National Basketball Association coaches were revealed, which had four first-time All-Stars such as New York Knicks' Porzingis, the Minnesota Timberwolves' Towns, Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal, and Indiana Pacers' Victor Oladipo.

Sport Pence: US will open embassy in Jerusalem next year
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday urged European Union countries to recognize the state of Palestine and called on the 28-nation bloc to step up political efforts in the Middle East amid Arab disappointment with the US role in the region.

Sport Team India hints at recalling Rahane for Jo'burg Test
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The same would have happened with the fast bowlers", he added. So you have choices. "They stick by it and they go by it", Shastri said. "Well there is grass on the track and you expect that overseas", he added, talking about the green-top expected for this third Test at Wanderers.

Sport Pochettino reacts to talk of Tottenham signing £40m Brazil ace
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Unlike Pochettino, Saints manager Mauricio Pellegrino is expecting new arrivals as the club continue to be linked with Spartak Moscow winger Quincy Promes and Monaco striker Guido Carrillo. "I think all being well, barring any injuries to Alli and Kane, I think Spurs will sneak into fourth spot", said Barton on The Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast show on talkSPORT on Monday morning (8:12am, January 22, 2018 ).

Sport High school star, Zion Williamson commits to Duke
Author: 0 High school star, Zion Williamson commits to Duke

He made the announcement Saturday at Spartanburg Day School in Spartanburg, S.C. Duke has been preseason No. 1 for the last two years thanks to stacked freshman classes , and it will now nearly certainly make it three in a row no matter who leaves for the National Basketball Association from this year's team, with the top three recruits in the 2018 class all coming together to Durham.

Sport Kyrgios pulls out from Australian Open doubles
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He overcame the Melbourne heat to advance to the round of 16, where he will play against Daniel Schwartzman, the 24th ranked player in the world. "Sometimes is too much and can become little bit risky for health", he said, via the Associated Press.

Sport Australian Open: Angelique Kerber beats Maria Sharapova in straight sets
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Now seeded 14th, Djokovic needed four match points in an eight-minute last game before clinching the win against Mofils, who needed a medical time out for heat stress in the second set and said he had trouble breathing. It's a lot of things that take time. I'm around 50 in the world at this point, so I know I'm going to be facing seeded players first, second, third round.

Sport Du Plessis wants action on slow pitches
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All the bowling errors of the first morning had been made up for through some good fielding and a South African collapse. In addition, No. 1 ranked India also lost the three-match series against South Africa . But Virat who was listening closely lashed out with a counter-question. . There is talk of India doing well in India but not overseas, do you still believe you're the best side in the world? Personally and as a team we struggled there, and mentally it took a toll on us, even ...

Sport Espanyol 1 Barcelona 0: Melendo ends unbeaten run
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Barcelona routed Celta Vigo in the second leg of their round-of-16 clash behind a virtuoso performance from Lionel Messi , and the Blaugrana look to continue their winning ways against their neighboring foe. In better news, Valverde did reveal that Umtiti is making good progress and could be back "soon", although he will not be available for the short trip across Barcelona to Espanyol.

Sport Roy slams 180 as England chase 305 to take 1-0 lead
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The dynamic all-rounder has been in excellent touch in domestic cricket and his absence is likely to remain a talking point if England maintain the upper hand in the series. Finch's 107 was backed by half-centuries for Mitchell Marsh (50) and Marcus Stoinis (60) as Australia recovered from a shaky start in which the tourists finally managed to get bogeyman Steve Smith cheaply.

Sport Brutal gang rapes: Haryana Police conducting raids to nab culprits
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Her mutilated body was found in a village in Jind district on Friday and was sent to PGIMS for the post-mortem. The 11-year-old Dalit girl's dead body was recovered from a nearby stagnant pond on Sunday evening. "My daughter was killed brutally, I want justice for her. If the administration had done its job well, an incident like this would have never happened", father of the victim said.

Sport Colts to hire McDaniels as next coach
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After one season as the St. Louis Rams offensive coordinator following his tenure in Denver, McDaniels returned to New England , where he started his coaching career. He was sacked during his second season as head coach with the Denver Broncos, with whom he posted an 11-17 mark during the 2009-10 seasons. The Titans' GM is Jon Robinson, who has a long relationship with McDaniels from Robinson's time with the Patriots; McDaniels was believed to have been a target for Tennessee two ...

Sport Kevin Sumlin to be new Arizona football coach
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Former Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin has reached an agreement to become the next head coach at Arizona, according to multiple reports. Arizona fired Rich Rodriguez on January 2 amid allegations that he created a hostile work environment and sexually harassed his former administrative assistant.

Sport Brees vs. Keenum: Will Playoff Savvy Prevail in Saints-Vikings?
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Keenum, though, has been overcoming the odds all season, let alone his career. More than a few have resigned themselves to the idea that it won't be if the Vikings fail to win (or even qualify for) the Super Bowl , but when and how they will pour the opportunity down their leg.

Sport Cubs Avoid Arbitration With Justin Wilson
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He's likely to be one of baseball's hottest commodities within coming years, the Cubs are doing everything they can to keep him in Chicago. Cubs and 3B Kris Bryant avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $10.85 million contract. During this first three big league seasons, Ryan has hit 98 homers to go along with his.288 batting average and on-base percentage of.388. He ranked third in WAR in 2016 and 16th last season.

Sport USC LB Porter Gustin, CB Jack Jones in doubt for Cotton Bowl
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Jones, a third-team AP All-American who leads USC with four interceptions, suffered an ankle injury in the Pac-12 championship game on December 1. Best stat: 57, rushing yards allowed by Ohio State , which limited the Trojans to 277 total yards. The secondary is vulnerable, surrendering nearly 247 yards a contest (98th).

Sport CM directs police to arrest Zainab's killer
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The IGP was apprised about the actions taken by the police to trace the culprits, an official said, adding that the DNA report, the arrests of the suspects, CCTV footage of the suspect and other aspects of the case had come under discussion.

Sport Antonio Conte questions his future at Chelsea
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Chelsea are, thus, keeping their options open, with a number of managers being on the shortlist to replace Conte , the latest being compatriot Allegri. In football now it's very hard to predict if you can stay for many years in one club, especially now in England. As I said before I am always telling the same things.

Sport Lightning All-Star Hedman suffers lower-body injury
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Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper offered no update but said Hedman will undergo tests Friday. The 13-year veteran defenseman will be making his second All-Star appearance, his first since 2011, when he played for the Washington Capitals. NOTES: Gaudreau has 51 points in 43 games. Mike Smith was sensational in Calgary's net for the first half of the game in his 33-save performance at Amalie Arena, including a penalty shot stop on Cedric Paquette .

Sport How to Watch Barcelona vs. Celta Vigo
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Alba had provided the assists for Messi's strikes in the 13th and 15th minutes, and the Barcelona star returned the favor by setting up the left back to score in the 28th. The fifth goal arrived three minutes from the full-time whistle when an un-marked Ivan Rakitic sent a fine header into the top corner following a cross from Ousmane Dembele .

Sport USA Hockey tabs Williamsville's Leggio for Olympic team
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Leggio, a graduate of St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute now plays in Germany for EHC München of the DEL and has represented Team USA in two IIHF Men's World Championships in 2010 and 2014. Sweden. "... These guys are both pros, they're both every experienced on the Europe ice, and they have the ability to keep their team in the game". I think that's pretty special.

Sport Is Matt Patricia set to spurn the Lions for the Giants?
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Matt Patricia will remain with the New England Patriots through the playoffs, but the New York Giants want to be the franchise that takes the defensive coordinator after the postseason. The fact that the defense did this without Dont'a Hightower and an inexperienced front seven also speaks to the job Patricia did. The former RPI offensive lineman graduated with an aeronautical engineering degree and as Pat Leonard of the Daily News wrote, "A rocket scientist has blasted his way ...

Sport 'No deal' between Astros and Pirates on Gerrit Cole
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The Astros would hope that Cole bounces back to his form from 2013-2016 when he had a 3.23 ERA over 579 1/3 innings of work. He finished with a career-worst 4.26 ERA in 2017 and career-worst 1.44 WHIP in 2016. When the Houston Astros won the World Series, people weren't just celebrating in Houston . If the trade does goes through, the trade would bolster an already-stacked rotation in Houston that includes two-time Cy Young award-winner Justin Verlander and 2015 victor Dallas ...

Sport Crimson Tide's Ridley declares for NFL Draft
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I have a lifetime of unforgettable memories and friendships that shall endure forever. He also caught 17 passes for 109 yards. Harris, the Tide's top running back who has posted back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons, will be returning for his senior season at Alabama, sources confirmed to ESPN's Chris Low.

Sport Jets' John Morton won't be Jon Gruden's Raiders offensive coordinator
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But the National Football League has evolved significantly since Gruden was last in it and to throw such outlay at a coach who has only gone to the playoffs in five of his 11 seasons as a head coach is a substantial gamble that could backfire significantly for a franchise looking for success, stability and good PR heading into the relocation to Las Vegas in 2019 or 2020.

Sport Minute-by-minute updates from FA Cup clash at the New Meadow
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Shrewsbury Town have held Premier League side West Ham United to a goalless draw in this afternoon's FA Cup third-round tie at New Meadow. "In the first half especially we didn't compete at all". I don't think we did that at all. "I got a good rest on Saturday night expecting to have sore hands today but to be honest with you it was probably one of the easiest games I've played in all season".

Sport Police, family search for missing Houston reporter
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The roommate said the blue truck looped back around and parked behind her and Roland got out of her vehicle and the truck sped off. Roland covers Texas A&M athletics for Rivals , a Yahoo!-owned online publication focusing on college sports.