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Sports MLS: No Second Expansion Announcement until 2018
Author: 0 MLS: No Second Expansion Announcement until 2018

If the MLS soccer stadium is built, many wonder how that will affect what's now at the Nashville Fairgrounds. MLS held a banner event Wednesday afternoon at Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame, formally awarding the city an expansion team that could join the league as early as 2019.

Author: 0 Arsenal will demand Man City defender in deal for Alexis Sanchez

According to the Daily Mirror , Pep Guardiola could target Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha if City fail to sign Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal . It is understood City think Arsenal believe keeping the former Barcelona player was a mistake and would be willing to do business next month. It is like people are laughing at you.

Sports Marseille join chase for Jack Wilshere
Author: 0 Marseille join chase for Jack Wilshere

Wilshere would end up joining his former Arsenal academy teammate Oguzhan Ozyakup in the Super Lig if he were to make the move. Arsene Wenger says it's great to see Jack Wilshere maintaining his high standards in midfield for Arsenal.

Sports Sandro Wagner seals dream move back to Bayern Munich
Author: 0 Sandro Wagner seals dream move back to Bayern Munich

Wagner was born in Munich and spent 11 years with Bayern's youth sides before making four Bundesliga appearances for the senior side in the 2007-08 season. "We are convinced that Wagner will improve the quality of our team with his class and his experience", Bayern's sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic said.

Sports Paulinho and Coutinho making Barcelona headlines
Author: 0 Paulinho and Coutinho making Barcelona headlines

Liverpool officials were adamant that the Brazilain playmaker was not for sale and stood firm to rebuff any offers to avail his services. Coutinho continues to be linked with a move to Barcelona , with Liverpool and the player non-committal about his future, while Can's contract at Anfield runs out at the end of the season.

Sports Venus Williams cleared in fatal Florida crash, reports
Author: 0 Venus Williams cleared in fatal Florida crash, reports

The Barson family attorney said police were wrong and that they would sue Ms Williams. The lead investigator in the case, Officer David Dowling, said in his report that security video footage showed Williams had entered the intersection on a green light.

Sports Third period collapse dooms Isles in 6-3 loss to Red Wings
Author: 0 Third period collapse dooms Isles in 6-3 loss to Red Wings

The Red Wings are a +155 underdog, while the over-under sits at 5.5 goals. In each of the last eight games, they have taken two or fewer penalties that left them shorthanded. Claude Giroux assisted on three of the Flyers' goals. Detroit Red Wings goalies Petr Mrazek and Jimmy Howard are wearing lovely, festive masks for the holiday season.

Sports Antonio Conte sends message to Chelsea fans about Alvaro Morata fitness
Author: 0 Antonio Conte sends message to Chelsea fans about Alvaro Morata fitness

The 17-year-old, on his second start for the club, was shown a yellow card though it did not dissuade him from further hefty tackles. Michy Batshuayi's pass enabled Kenedy to free Cesc Fabregas with a classy first-time back-heel and, from inside the area, the Spain midfielder unselfishly squared for Willian to tap home.

Sports Ezekiel Elliott Returns From Six-Game Suspension Ripped, Leaner
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott Returns From Six-Game Suspension Ripped, Leaner

Thus it may have been unintentionally appropriate for Dez Bryant to have claimed that his Cowboys teammate was "licking his chops" for his National Football League return this week. While the Cowboys went 3-3 without Elliott, the star spent his suspension, a total of 42 days, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico at the remote Diamante Resort.

Sports This Is What Dabo Swinney Reportedly Said About Urban Meyer
Author: 0 This Is What Dabo Swinney Reportedly Said About Urban Meyer

Just what was that convincing? If Ohio State was to worry, you would have thought that the worry should have been the Trojans, who got the last in-person pitch and toured Carman and his family around Los Angeles, showing him the West Coast lifestyle that comes with playing in the Pac-12.

Sports LaVar Ball reportedly starting Big Baller basketball league
Author: 0 LaVar Ball reportedly starting Big Baller basketball league

Ball, who a year ago launched the Big Baller Brand to get into the apparel market, told ESPN's Darren Rovell on Wednesday that he'll be starting a basketball league for players who have graduated from high school but don't want to play college basketball.

Sports World Chess Championship outraged by risque championship logo
Author: 0 World Chess Championship outraged by risque championship logo

Others describe it as "looking like a condom advert" or - inevitably - as "pawnographic". Well, it's happened again, but this time it's the 2018 World Chess Championship, which is not traditionally known for being a sexy sport, unless of course you're Austin Powers.

Author: 0 Neymar Real Madrid Rumours 'Not Nice' for Cristiano Ronaldo, Says PSG Director

Henrique went on to insist the Brazil international is not seeking a move away from PSG and is happy with life at the Ligue 1 side. "He is very ambitious and PSG offered him the space to work on these ambitions". After all, Neymar no less pestered him to sign for PSG in the summer. "As soon as I finally arrived, he did everything to make me feel at ease". Real Madrid are set to pay Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga's €20million release clause in January and want to confirm ...

Sports Joel Embiid Could Return from Back Injury on Christmas vs. Knicks
Author: 0 Joel Embiid Could Return from Back Injury on Christmas vs. Knicks

Embiid, 23, sat out consecutive losses to Chicago and Sacramento in recent days. Woj reports that "there is optimism" Embiid is able to return for the Sixers' Christmas Day matchup at Madison Square Garden against the Knicks. The team is also struggling as of late, dropping seven of the last eight to move to 14-16. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , Embiid could remain sidelined for two more games with the injury.

Sports Heard County quarterback Jones picks the Gators
Author: 0 Heard County quarterback Jones picks the Gators

Shortly after the news was official, Florida head coach Dan Mullen welcomed Jones to the squad. Jones, who will play in the Under Armour All-American Game at Camping World Stadium on January 4, will announce his decision at 11:35 Wednesday morning.

Sports Tampa Bay Rays trade Evan Longoria to San Francisco Giants
Author: 0 Tampa Bay Rays trade Evan Longoria to San Francisco Giants

The 32-year-old third baseman leads the club all-time with 1,435 games played, 261 home runs, 892 runs batted in, 338 doubles, 618 extra-base hits, 780 runs scored, 569 walks and 2,630 total bases. Longoria's ground-ball rate skyrocketed, going from 31.9% in 2016 to 43.4% in '17, which killed his extra-base hit rate and home-run rate. Longoria's still-strong defense (+11 Defensive Runs Saved and his third Gold Glove) kept his WAR respectable at 3.6, but that kind of offensive slide is ...

Sports Army chief reaches parliament to brief lawmakers on security situation
Author: 0 Army chief reaches parliament to brief lawmakers on security situation

DG ISI Lieutenant General Naveed Mukhtar and DG MI also accompanied the army chief . Later, Major General Asif Ghafoor told journalists that the Director-General Military Operations briefed the Committee of the Whole for one hour. Pakistan Army on Tuesday made it clear that the democracy and the democratic institutions in the country had nothing to fear from it as armed forces were subservient to the constitution of Pakistan.

Sports Zach Britton ruptures Achilles, will miss at least six months
Author: 0 Zach Britton ruptures Achilles, will miss at least six months

Baltimore Orioles' closer Zach Britton has reportedly torn his Achilles' tendon during an off season workout, and is expected to miss at least the next 4-6 months of action. But because of the pending free agency for both Machado and Britton, which means their rights would only be guaranteed for teams would be guaranteed for the 2018 seasons, teams have been reluctant to part with the pieces the Orioles were seeking - increasing the likelihood the Orioles would hold onto both players, at ...

Sports Who stole former Mavs player Charlie Villanueva's toilet?
Author: 0 Who stole former Mavs player Charlie Villanueva's toilet?

Villanueva says that all his appliances were taken, along with...his toilet. "They stole my toilet". One Twitter user suggested an image had been released of the prime suspects as they shared a picture of Home Alone bad guys "Harry and Marv", played by Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern.