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Sports Young, Lingard typify Mourinho and Man United's need for unsung players
Author: 0 Young, Lingard typify Mourinho and Man United's need for unsung players

The Manchester United defender has been linked with a move to Tottenham Hotspur . Silva, meanwhile, was left out of City's squad for their Champions League game at Shakhtar Donetsk yesterday owing to an unspecified injury, with Guardiola saying he does not know if the Spaniard will be fit for the trip to Old Trafford.

Sports India beat Belgium in penalty shootout
Author: 0 India beat Belgium in penalty shootout

Belgium, on the other hand, topped Pool-A with wins in all the 3 matches. Finally, it was Harmanpreet who scored in sudden death while Chikte saved the subsequent Belgian attempt to seal the game for the Men in Blue. All this while in the tournament the Indians were predictable with short corners and it took a fine variation try from the hosts to make the scoreline 2-0 in their favour.

Sports Why Arsenal's Walcott is better target for Everton than it first seems
Author: 0 Why Arsenal's Walcott is better target for Everton than it first seems

Theo Walcott's career as an Arsenal player could be coming to an end as early as next month, with Everton reportedly making an enquiry about the forward's availability. With nothing at stake for Arsenal , only about 30,000 fans showed up for the game - although the club still announced ticket sales of 54,648. No matter how many sit in the stands, you have to give them what they expect - and that's what we did.

Sports Marlins trade Dee Gordon to Mariners
Author: 0 Marlins trade Dee Gordon to Mariners

The Marlins will receive three prospects: right-hander Nick Neidert, infielder Chris Torres and right-hander Robert Dugger. "It's a conversation that's already occurred", Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto said of that move. With Robinson Cano entrenched at second base and Jean Segura at shortstop, Seattle is eyeing having Gordon play center field. Others quickly followed, saying Gordon would most likely move to centerfield for the Mariners.

Sports Nigel Adkins returns to management with Hull City
Author: 0 Nigel Adkins returns to management with Hull City

A statement on the club's official website said: "The Tigers are pleased to announce Nigel Adkins as the Club's new Head Coach". Adkins will oversee his first training session on Thursday ahead of a home clash with Brentford on Saturday.

Sports Manchester United Fans Have Never Been More Grateful For David De Gea
Author: 0 Manchester United Fans Have Never Been More Grateful For David De Gea

Leaders City can restore their eight-point advantage if they beat West Ham United in their game in hand on Sunday. De Gea made 14 saves - several of them exceptional - as Arsenal threw everything at United after conceding twice in the opening 11 minutes in a sizzling clash at the Emirates Stadium.

Sports NBA Trade: Sixers reportedly send Jahlil Okafor, Stauskas to Nets for Booker
Author: 0 NBA Trade: Sixers reportedly send Jahlil Okafor, Stauskas to Nets for Booker

Players of a similar ilk, like Greg Monroe and Al Jefferson , have recently made an impact coming off the bench to give second units some scoring punch. Okafor, meanwhile, has been cast aside, a casualty of a process that has moved on without him. "I would like for them to just send me somewhere where I can get an opportunity", Okafor told ESPN last month.

Sports Back India's entry into NSG, China told
Author: 0 Back India's entry into NSG, China told

In a significant development, elite export control regime Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) today chose to admit India as its new member, which is expected to raise New Delhis stature in the field of non-proliferation besides helping it acquire critical technologies.

Sports Aboubakar double inspires Porto to last-16 place, Monaco slump
Author: 0 Aboubakar double inspires Porto to last-16 place, Monaco slump

Porto's comprehensive 5-2 victory over Monaco in the other Group G game meant that even a win would not have been enough for Leipzig to progress from the group stage. However, he dragged his shot onto the post, while Timo Werner and Bruma both forced smart saves from Tolga Zengin later in the first half. The introduction of Dominik Kaiser lifted the home side again with 15 minutes to go.

Sports Everton assistant Shakespeare: Apollon game not an audition
Author: 0 Everton assistant Shakespeare: Apollon game not an audition

Everton's dismal Europa League campaign has seen them pick up just one point from their five group matches, against Apollon at Goodison Park in September. Talented Under-23s and Under-18s stars such as Nathan Broadhead, Harry Charsley, Alex Denny and Fraser Hornby will also form part of the squad as Lee and co run the rule over any more further emerging talents from Everton's youth set up.

Sports Oregon State hiring ex-Nebraska coach Mike Riley as assistant coach
Author: 0 Oregon State hiring ex-Nebraska coach Mike Riley as assistant coach

Now he's returning to Oregon State . Following a three-year hiatus, Mike Riley is back at Oregon State. "Current and former players thriving in the National Football League and in life are proof of Coach Riley's tremendous ability to recruit outstanding young men", Smith said in a statement released by the school.

Sports Cubs bolster rotation by signing RHP Tyler Chatwood to 3-year deal
Author: 0 Cubs bolster rotation by signing RHP Tyler Chatwood to 3-year deal

Chatwood posted an 8-15 mark and a 4.69 ERA in 33 appearances last season for the Colorado Rockies . Chatwood has been fantastic on the road in the past two seasons. He led the league with 15 losses in 2017, but went 12-9 with a 3.87 ERA with the Rockies in 2016. He was limited to four starts in 2014 and missed the 2015 season because of Tommy John surgery.

Sports LaMelo, LiAngelo Ball Sign With Agent, Will Play Overseas
Author: 0 LaMelo, LiAngelo Ball Sign With Agent, Will Play Overseas

It was unlikely that LiAngelo Ball would have played much this season - he was already going to come off the bench - and LaMelo Ball is still a major question mark. UCLA suspended LiAngelo Ball indefinitely after the shoplifting arrest, even though the charges were dropped. Neither LiAngelo nor LaMelo are projected to be as good as Lonzo , who was selected in the first round of the NBA Draft by the Lakers after a standout freshman season at UCLA.

Sports Osi Umenyiora Has The Perfect Response to Mike Mitchell's Rant (TWEET)
Author: 0 Osi Umenyiora Has The Perfect Response to Mike Mitchell's Rant (TWEET)

Mitchell called the league's efforts to curb the head shots everybody knows can lead to brain injuries a step toward flag football rules. Mitchell - who himself has been fined four times for unsafe hits and taunting - was referring to the Monday Night Football fiasco in which Pittsburgh's JuJu Smith-Schuster and Cincinnati's George Iloka were handed one-game suspensions for separate hits on opposing players.

Sports Larry Nassar gets 60-year prison sentence for child porn
Author: 0 Larry Nassar gets 60-year prison sentence for child porn

Nassar, 54, worked at Michigan State University and at USA Gymnastics, the Indianapolis-based group that trains Olympians. But those women are only a small part of the scandal: At least 125 women complained to MSU, and almost 150 are involved in a civil lawsuit against Nassar, MSU, Gedderts' Twistars USA Gymnastics Club and others.

Sports Champions League: United, Juve into Last 16; as Bayern Beat PSG
Author: 0 Champions League: United, Juve into Last 16; as Bayern Beat PSG

Kylian Mbappe got one back for the Parisians who won the group and may go up against the likes of Chelsea , Juventus and Real Madrid in the last 16. Chelsea were the most recent English team to reach the final, winning in 2012, and Eden Hazard reckons Chelsea have what it takes to progress in the competition.

Sports Rafael Palmeiro, 53, considers a comeback
Author: 0 Rafael Palmeiro, 53, considers a comeback

I've been working out for years. Today, a handful of well-known players test positive and serve their suspensions every year and return seamlessly to the clubhouse. "It's like tying your shoes". Palmeiro, who played 1,000 games and seven seasons over two stints with the Orioles and is one of five players in history with more than 3,000 hits and 500 home runs, isn't lacking for confidence.