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Sports Arsenal tell Barcelona how much they want for Mesut Ozil
Author: 0 Arsenal tell Barcelona how much they want for Mesut Ozil

Schalke have been on an upward trajectory under Domenico Tedesco this season, with the club sitting in second place in the Bundesliga table at the present moment. "I am convinced they love the club and love the team, but all the rest will be decided - when?" Jose Mourinho is believed to be an admirer of the Germany global but Schalke chief Clemens Tonnies says the club will explore the opportunity to sign Ozil as his return "would be a nice story".

Sports Injured Seahawks Fall Short Against Falcons
Author: 0 Injured Seahawks Fall Short Against Falcons

Instead, they are 6-4 and reeling from more injuries (CB Shaquill Griffin, RB Mike Davis, RG Oday Aboushi), as well as a feeling of slippage. Walsh's 52-yard attempt in the final seconds fell a few feet short and left coach Pete Carroll to answer for a failed fake field goal just before halftime.

Sports Leeds United humiliate Garry Monk on his return to Elland Road
Author: 0 Leeds United humiliate Garry Monk on his return to Elland Road

It was Monk's first return to Elland Road since departing to join Boro in the summer - and it turned out to be a game he'd rather forget. He jumped ship for Middlesbrough and if the 38-year-old felt like he was entering a lion's den yesterday then it was with good reason.

Sports Jim Harbaugh updates injury status of Brandon Peters and Wilton Speight
Author: 0 Jim Harbaugh updates injury status of Brandon Peters and Wilton Speight

But it's totally in the doctor's hands. "That he will be there (and that he won't)". Peters has been the guy as of late but after taking a bit hit this past Saturday against Wisconsin, whether he can play or not remains to be seen. That could happen as early as Wednesday, could happen as early as Thursday. The team's medical staff would then evaluate everything from there. Speight has returned to practice, but has not yet been cleared for contact.

Sports Inside the Lions podcast: Can Detroit handle the surging Vikings?
Author: 0 Inside the Lions podcast: Can Detroit handle the surging Vikings?

Last Thanksgiving, the Lions and Vikings also met, and Detroit's 16-13 victory improved the Lions to 7-4 and gave them the NFC North lead by one game over the Vikings. They also stand 5-2 ATS in their last 7 meetings with the Lions. It would ensure the Lions remain the only 0-16 team in National Football League history for at least one more season and it would help Detroit's strength of victory.

Sports Everton striker Oumar Niasse charged with 'successful deception of a match official'
Author: 0 Everton striker Oumar Niasse charged with 'successful deception of a match official'

Everton is still playing under caretaker manager David Unsworth and lie 16th in the Premier League, with games against Southampton and West Ham United coming on the back of Thursday's Europa League match with Atalanta. Senegal worldwide won a controversial penalty, after minimal contact from Scott Dann , in Saturday's 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace, with Leighton Baines scoring the penalty.

Sports Snoop Dogg defends Marshawn Lynch and LaVar Ball: 'F**k Trump!'
Author: 0 Snoop Dogg defends Marshawn Lynch and LaVar Ball: 'F**k Trump!'

In one of the less contentious exchanges, Ball downplayed the seriousness of his son's shoplifting charge, even though it could have earned prison time for his son in China. "Whenever the president is able to use his office and those relationships to help American citizens held overseas, he's certainly going to do that, and again, certainly the president was happy to intervene, and I think he's made that clear by taking that action upon himself to do that without being asked".

Sports All-new Aston Martin Vantage launched
Author: 0 All-new Aston Martin Vantage launched

The grille has been enlarged considerably from previous Aston Martin cars, still with the core shape intact, but now covering the entire lower front of the coupe. No mention has yet been made of an optional carbon ceramic set. The driving programme offers expert tuition from professional driving instructors, allowing drivers to experience first-hand the level of handling, performance and near-perfect weight distribution of the company's sports cars.

Sports David Haye Injured, Withdraws From Tony Bellew Rematch
Author: 0 David Haye Injured, Withdraws From Tony Bellew Rematch

July 2011 - Haye blamed his defeat to Wladimir Klitschko in their world heavyweight title unification fight on a broken toe on his right foot that he suffered in training. After the initial Haye defeat at the hands of Bellew, it was well publicised that the 34-year-old was more than apprehensive about coming back to do battle with Haye, as he argued his training camp and press work for that fight was his most hard to date.

Sports Cavs beat Pistons for 5th straight win
Author: 0 Cavs beat Pistons for 5th straight win

Channing Frye made back-to-back 3-pointers to make it 46-28. By halftime, the Cavaliers led 73-46 against perhaps the biggest surprise of the fall so far. ABOUT THE CAVALIERS (9-7): Iman Shumpert is expected to miss about a week of action due to knee pain, which should give a starting spot to veteran Jose Calderon.

Sports Madrid without quarter for APOEL trip
Author: 0 Madrid without quarter for APOEL trip

In his pre-match press conference, Zidane acknowledged that Benzema has to do more to end his six-match goalless drought. "I don't watch the Cypriot league, but I have seen how they play in the Champions League", said Zidane, who is without Sergio Ramos after the defender suffered a broken nose against Atletico.

Sports Mark Andrews named finalist for John Mackey Award
Author: 0 Mark Andrews named finalist for John Mackey Award

Barkley is just the second player in Penn State history with multiple 100-point seasons, joining Kevin Kelly (2005-08). The victor of the Mackey Award will be announced December 6 and presented December 7 during the Home Depot College Football Awards Red Carpet Show.

Sports Manchester United eye Danny Rose after Tottenham player is dropped against Arsenal
Author: 0 Manchester United eye Danny Rose after Tottenham player is dropped against Arsenal

London . "We are qualified for the next stage, we are so happy for that", Pochettino said . "First it was "they'll never win at Wembley", but we don't hear that any more". "I think the most important thing is to stay consistent in the league", Lloris said. "The expectation is now to win the Champions League, to win the Premier League ".

Sports West Brom to target O'Neill after giving Pulis the boot
Author: 0 West Brom to target O'Neill after giving Pulis the boot

O'Neill's Northern Ireland contract has two years to run and although he has opened talks with the Irish Football Association his future is unclear after his side missed out on the 2018 World Cup finals in Russian Federation after a 1-0 aggregate play-off defeat by Switzerland.

Sports Georgia Dome goes out with a bang in scheduled implosion
Author: 0 Georgia Dome goes out with a bang in scheduled implosion

It took just 15 seconds for more than 2000kgs of explosives to reduce the stadium to rubble - and everyone wanted the flawless shot. The dome opened in 1992 and has been the site of many concerts, championship games, and even two super bowls but has since been replaced by the Mercedes-Benz Stadium that sits next door.

Sports Sergio Ramos posts gruesome Instagram photo showing extent of his nose injury
Author: 0 Sergio Ramos posts gruesome Instagram photo showing extent of his nose injury

Speaking to reporters ahead of the match, Zidane said: "He [Benzema] is the first one who knows he can give more, because of the confidence issue, especially his confidence in front of goal". However, the Portugal superstar has been a different beast in Europe, scoring six times in just four games, and it is that Ronaldo which Real will hope turns up in Cyprus.

Sports Brighton v Stoke City: Chris Hughton deserves more recognition, says Dale Stephens
Author: 0 Brighton v Stoke City: Chris Hughton deserves more recognition, says Dale Stephens

We were not at our best today. "We are playing against better teams and better players and if you can't win games then try to make sure you don't lose them", he said. I think he threatened. A strong run by Propper took the Dutchman through the Stoke midfield and out to the right hand flank where he pulled a low ball back towards Gross who swept the ball home first time from 12 yards.

Sports Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert suspended 4 games
Author: 0 Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert suspended 4 games

Gilbert has started 80 games since the Steelers drafted him in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft. Gilbert will be eligible to play again when the team visits the Texans for a Christmas Day showdown before wrapping up the regular season at home against the Browns on New Year's Eve.