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Sport Taylor lauds new world champion Cross
Author: 0 Taylor lauds new world champion Cross

You've got someone who wants to win. "I don't think the money with him will make a scrap of difference, I think it's about winning and that's the way I was. "Today, at a PDC meeting, we unanimously voted that the World Matchplay trophy will be renamed the Phil Taylor Trophy from this July in honour of the great man so we don't forget his contribution to the world of darts", Hearn said.

Sport Arsenal will sign 'top' replacements if Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil go - Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal will sign 'top' replacements if Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil go - Wenger

Wenger said Ozil would have a test later on Tuesday, but added: "He hasn't been out at all since Crystal Palace, so I don't know". Asked to clarify whether this was a dismissal of the David Luiz links, Wenger responded: "Yes". When Arsène Wenger finally departs Arsenal, the Premier League's most experienced manager will not miss the inconsistency of officials, the frustration of his side losing leads or the questions about the potential departure of his star player.

Sport Andy Murray withdraws from Brisbane International amid Australian Open fears
Author: 0 Andy Murray withdraws from Brisbane International amid Australian Open fears

After that he chose to travel on to Brisbane , although his relatively late arrival was a big change of plan to his original intention to arrive in Australia before Christmas to fully acclimatize himself before returning. Murray returned to action in an exhibition match against Roberto Bautista Agut last Friday and is confident his hip has healed sufficiently to allow him to compete at the top level.

Sport Leicester's Claude Puel keen to keep Riyad Mahrez in January window
Author: 0 Leicester's Claude Puel keen to keep Riyad Mahrez in January window

Mahrez submitted a transfer request in May but saw reported moves to Barcelona and Roma fail to materialise. The biggest cheer of the afternoon was reserved for Adrien Silva as he made his delayed debut as an 86th-minute substitute in a match marred by captain Wes Morgan limping off injured before the half-hour mark.

Sport Bama routs Clemson behind defensive dominance
Author: 0 Bama routs Clemson behind defensive dominance

No. 3 Georgia advanced to its first national championship game with a 54-48 double-overtime victory over No. 2 Oklahoma on Monday in front of 92,844 in the Rose Bowl . That's certainly what Clemson was thinking, totally biting when Hurts faked the handoff. A bit shell-shocked by that turn of events, Clemson was thoroughly demoralized after its next offensive play.

Sport Rockets guard Chris Paul buys 9-bedroom mansion in Texas
Author: 0 Rockets guard Chris Paul buys 9-bedroom mansion in Texas

The Houston Rockets looked like two completely different teams from the start of December to the end. Clippers 106, Hornets 98: Lou Williams scored 40 points and Blake Griffin added 25 as host Los Angeles won for the fifth time in six games.

Sport Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus off in tears with knee injury
Author: 0 Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus off in tears with knee injury

After Sunday's 0-0 draw at Crystal Palace, when only a penalty save by goalkeeper Ederson in stoppage time saved Pep Guardiola's team from a first Premier League defeat of the season, will City get the show back on the road by starting another winning run by defeating Watford at the Etihad on Tuesday? Jesus quickly came out on social media to calm fears of a lengthy absence, saying that the injury was "small" and that it would not require surgery.

Sport Brian Gionta will captain USA men's Olympic hockey team
Author: 0 Brian Gionta will captain USA men's Olympic hockey team

Cloud State Feb. 23-24. He played for the U.S.at the 2006 Olympics and has been practicing with the A.H.L.'s Rochester Americans to stay in shape for Pyeongchang. Barnes, a three-time member of the Under-18 Team, is the only player in IIHF Women's Under-18 World Championship history to win three gold medals. The final cuts included one former Gopher-defenseman Megan Bozek-as well as forward Alex Carpenter.

Sport Instant analysis of Bills playoff clinching 22-16 win over Dolphins
Author: 0 Instant analysis of Bills playoff clinching 22-16 win over Dolphins

The Baltimore Ravens saw their postseason dreams go up in flames as Andy Dalton connected with Tyler Boyd on a 49-yard touchdown pass with 44 seconds remaining to help give the Cincinnati Bengals a 31-27 victory. Buffalo is a playoff team for the first time in the 21st century. The Bills must now turn their attention to the Doug Marrone-led Jacksonville Jaguars , the team they will match up against in the Wild Card playoff round.

Sport Dom Capers Reportedly Fired as Packers DC After 9 Seasons with Team
Author: 0 Dom Capers Reportedly Fired as Packers DC After 9 Seasons with Team

Boardman grad Corey Linsley and the Green Bay Packers have agreed on a 3-year, $25.5 million extension to keep the former Spartan in Green Bay until at least 2020. Capers has been with the Packers since 2009, but the defense struggled mightily this season, finishing 22nd in the National Football League in yards allowed and 26th in points allowed.

Sport UCF vs. Auburn - 1/1/18 Peach Bowl Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 UCF vs. Auburn - 1/1/18 Peach Bowl Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Auburn is set to face off against UCF in the Peach Bowl on Monday. AP PREVIEW: The Auburn Tigers hoped that the SEC Championship Game would be the first of two trips to Atlanta's new Mercedes-Benz Stadium this season. "The future's very bright". The UCF Knights ground game is averaging 201.1 yards per contest, and Adrian Killins, Jr. leads the way with 762 yards and 10 touchdowns.

Sport Rafael Benitez hails Newcastle United battlers after win over Stoke City
Author: 0 Rafael Benitez hails Newcastle United battlers after win over Stoke City

But Hughes said he was not concerned by the criticism and indicated there was a campaign in the media to get him sacked. With AP Photos.The pressure on Stoke manager Mark Hughes increased as his team lost 1-0 at home to Newcastle two days after he rested his frontline players in a heavy defeat at Chelsea .

Sport Isaiah Thomas to make Cavs debut tomorrow, but won't play against Celtics
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas to make Cavs debut tomorrow, but won't play against Celtics

Instead, Thomas will make his season debut on Tuesday against the Portland Trail Blazers , playing with a minutes restriction. The Cavs are now on a three-game losing streak, so Thomas' return could not have come at a better time. Thomas has been working his way back to full practice action for the past month and after a 5-on-5 scrimmage recently on the West Coast apparently cleared his final hurdle to getting back on the floor in a game.

Sport Les Miles breaks down Citrus Bowl, makes pick between LSU-Notre Dame
Author: 0 Les Miles breaks down Citrus Bowl, makes pick between LSU-Notre Dame

That has had some asking how the Irish will move the ball downfield against LSU . For more on college football, follow Tom Davis on Twitter at Tom101010 and on Facebook at Thomas Davis. Notre Dame comes into Camping World Stadium with the Nation's seventh-ranked rushing attack, 279 yards per game. "It's a big, physical Notre Dame team with a big tailback, a running quarterback, a quality defense, but not the same defense that LSU can put on the field".

Sport Bruce Arians Retires After Five Seasons With Cardinals
Author: 0 Bruce Arians Retires After Five Seasons With Cardinals

Arians, 65 years old, had been the head coach of the Cardinals since 2013. The move creates another coaching vacancy in the NFL. After Sunday's game at CenturyLink Field, the place Arians called "our home field" for his Cardinals winning a third straight game in Seattle, he jokingly told reporters, "Thanks y'all for coming to my house".

Sport Ronaldo: Why I chose Man United over Real and Juventus
Author: 0 Ronaldo: Why I chose Man United over Real and Juventus

And if he is set to move on, the next question must be when would his Real Madrid career come to an end, this summer of the summer after? But things could have been different, with Juve having been keen to acquire his signature as a teenager.

Sport Liverpool player ratings: Burnley v Liverpool
Author: 0 Liverpool player ratings: Burnley v Liverpool

Joy was late coming but genuinely unconfined once again. Sadio Mane span and fired home a rising shot to put Liverpool ahead in the 61st minute, as the Reds made light of the absence of striker Roberto Firmino - who started on the bench - and injured forwards Philippe Coutinho and Mohamed Salah .

Sport Bears Coach John Fox Fired
Author: 0 Bears Coach John Fox Fired

Per Reports by Ian Rapoport , the Bears have fired the 62-year old Fox, their third-year head coach , after yesterday's loss in Minnesota, which dropped their record to 5-11. However, the Bears seem to have run out of patience with Fox. Is it just me, or does it seem like yesterday that George McCaskey gave, by National Football League standards, a quick hook to general manager Phil Emery and coach Marc Trestman after a 5-11 record in Trestman's second season? Pace using the seventh ...

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