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Sports Conte Relieved To See Chelsea Through To Champions League R16
Author: 0 Conte Relieved To See Chelsea Through To Champions League R16

There's no let up for the Premier League champions, who welcome Swansea City to Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night. The Blues sealed their spot in the showcase tournament's knockout rounds with a 4-0 thumping of FK Qarabag on Thursday morning, with Willian scoring a brace, while Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas also found the net after their Azerbaijani opposition were reduced to 10-men early.

Sports Australia vs. England, first Test at the Gabba
Author: 0 Australia vs. England, first Test at the Gabba

Warner had hurt his neck during a fielding drill on Tuesday. However, he is yet to play a Test match on home soil, and was overlooked in the original squad as the selectors instead opted for Marsh as the No. Soon after Smith's press conference, Australia confirmed that Maxwell would be brought in as cover. He's very confident and he says he'll be right to go.

Sports Neymar Snapped At Reporters After Real Madrid Question
Author: 0 Neymar Snapped At Reporters After Real Madrid Question

And while some reports may have suggested he isn't content with life in the French capital, his performances on the pitch say otherwise. Now, after helping PSG break a Champions League record for goals scored in a single group campaign (24) following Wednesday night's 7-1 hammering of Celtic , the player has responded to talk of specifically joining Real Madrid .

Sports Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence doubled
Author: 0 Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence doubled

Pistorius's sentence has been increased from six years to 13 years amd five months. The Supreme Court of Appeal, in Bloemfontein, has today increased the sentence of former Paralympian and Olympian Oscar Pistorius to 13 years for that crime.

Sports Serena Williams' baby daughter was the smallest guest at her wedding
Author: 0 Serena Williams' baby daughter was the smallest guest at her wedding

Gatorade has released a new Serena Williams ad that appears to show the tennis star cradling her almost three-month-old baby. After giving birth to baby titan, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr ., by mid-November, Serena had exchanged wedding vows with Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian , in a private New Orleans ceremony attended by A-list friends.

Sports Manny Pacquiao wants to fight Conor McGregor, throws shade at Jeff Horn
Author: 0 Manny Pacquiao wants to fight Conor McGregor, throws shade at Jeff Horn

The fight - dubbed the Money Fight - had an estimated 4.4 million buys in pay-per-view, falling short of the record claimed by Mayweather-Pacquiao that generated 4.6 million buys. What could be better than a fight against Conor before retiring in glory, pockets full of tickets? He said: "We'd love to have Manny Pacquiao down here (again), he's certainly one of the guys on the table".

Sports Mississippi State QB Nick Fitzgerald suffers gruesome leg injury vs. Ole Miss
Author: 0 Mississippi State QB Nick Fitzgerald suffers gruesome leg injury vs. Ole Miss

Ole Miss football entered the matchup with the No. 14 Mississippi State Bulldogs as 14-point underdogs. 69 Receiving yards are needed by Ole Miss WR A.J. The teams started playing for the trophy in 1927. We're less than 48 hours from the Egg Bowl. The Rebels' 1,000-yard rushers have been Kayo Dottley in 1949 and 1950, Randy Baldwin in 1990, Cory Philpot in 1992, Deuce McAllister in 1998, BenJarvus Green-Ellis in 2006 and 2007, Dexter McCluster in 2009 and Brandon Bolden in 2010.

Sports Gladstone's Turkey Trot is a family tradition
Author: 0 Gladstone's Turkey Trot is a family tradition

The $20 entry fees to participate in the race also supports and supplements the athletic teams' budgets. "I love seeing grandparents and aunts and uncles and cousins extended families all meet up and come to the turkey trot before they sit down to their dinner", Shananhan said.

Sports Schefter: Lions claim Dwight Freeney off waivers from Seahawks
Author: 0 Schefter: Lions claim Dwight Freeney off waivers from Seahawks

The Lions claimed Freeney off waivers Wednesday. The move came as a surprise when it was announced Tuesday, because Freeney had three sacks in his first two games with the Seahawks. Freeney is 17th all time in sacks with 125.5. "We weighed everything", Carroll said. "He's strong, a strong player, he has strong hands, can catch the ball, can catch anything you throw to him, so that's a big pickup for us to bring him on board and let him play ball".

Sports Sindhu Advances; Saina, Prannoy Bow out of Hong Kong Open
Author: 0 Sindhu Advances; Saina, Prannoy Bow out of Hong Kong Open

In men's singles event, shuttler HS Prannoy will face Kuzumasa Kakai of Japan in the second round. The draw had opened up for the World No. 10 after the world champion Viktor Axelsen pulled out of the tournament, citing an infection in his right little toe.

Sports Robinho Sentenced to 9-years in Prison for Sexual Assault
Author: 0 Robinho Sentenced to 9-years in Prison for Sexual Assault

Robinho , whose full name is Robson de Souza, is now in Brazil, where he plays for Atletico Mineiro. A tribunal was held in Milan this evening where Robinho and five associates were found guilty of what directly translates as "group sexual assault".

Sports Fitzpatrick thrives, Garcia falters at Hong Kong Open
Author: 0 Fitzpatrick thrives, Garcia falters at Hong Kong Open

He gave one shot back at the par-three fifth, but two more birdies helped the four-time European Tour victor to a five-under 65. Justin Rose, who lost out to Fleetwood by a single shot in last season's race to be crowned European No 1, was also two under for his round, with Masters champion Sergio Garcia a further stroke adrift.

Sports Marquette wraps up 3rd place at Maui Invitational
Author: 0 Marquette wraps up 3rd place at Maui Invitational

Going forward, the Irish should be able to defend their way to victory. But he picked up an offensive foul, giving the ball back to the Shockers. They did just that in the second half against Marquette on Tuesday, winning 80-66 to reach the title game of the Maui Invitational.

Sports FIFA Rankings: Nigeria's 50th position ridiculous, says Onazi
Author: 0 FIFA Rankings: Nigeria's 50th position ridiculous, says Onazi

The Eagles' drop comes after they drew 1-1 with Algeria in their final group game of the 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign and defeated Argentina 4-2 in an global friendly in Krasnodar, Russia. Group E leaders, Bafana Bafana of South Africa, also dropped to 81st from their 74th position from last month. Bafana Bafana have dropped seven places in the FIFA Rankings for November and now find themselves nearly out of Africa's top 20 nations.

Sports Ashes 2017: Australia suffer mini injury crisis ahead of series opener
Author: 0 Ashes 2017: Australia suffer mini injury crisis ahead of series opener

Plenty of experts have singled out England's batting as a weakness, with former Australian opener Matthew Hayden particularly scathing. Maxwell will fly back to Sydney today to play for Victoria in their Sheffield Shield match against NSW and will be on standby to play a part later in the Ashes series.

Sports To miss extended time with knee injury
Author: 0 To miss extended time with knee injury

The loss of Beverley leaves the Clippers (5-11), on a nine-game losing streak, without their opening-night starting backcourt for an extended period. The Clippers, who are in the middle of an East Coast road trip, sent Beverley back to Los Angeles after the game in NY after he reportedly had more issues with his knee.

Sports Jauan Jennings Dismissed from UT Football Team
Author: 0 Jauan Jennings Dismissed from UT Football Team

Jennings rant included his feelings about the Vol coaching staff, using the words "lying", "fake" and "snake". However, Hoke should have absolutely no authority to dismiss him. "F*ck the paycheck. This is for us", Jennings said. Jauan Jennings after making the game winning catch in the endzone at Georgia in 2016. Tennessee's defense is expected to get a bump next season.

Sports 49ers continue with CJ Beathard at quarterback this Sunday against Seattle
Author: 0 49ers continue with CJ Beathard at quarterback this Sunday against Seattle

Shanahan had extra time to evaluate the decision during last week's bye. Until then, he'd been hastily learning a watered down version of the playbook so that he could step in if Beathard went down with an injury. Garoppolo won both those starts, completing 42 of 59 passes with four touchdowns and no interceptions. Added Lynch: "It asks a lot of a quarterback in terms of the verbiage just calling a play.

Sports Los Angeles Clippers guard Beverley has surgery on right knee
Author: 0 Los Angeles Clippers guard Beverley has surgery on right knee

However, he's expected to need nine months to make a full recovery, so that could mean he's limited at the start of training camp. He finished with averages of 12.2 points, 4.1 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 1.7 steals and 2.2 three-pointers across 30.4 minutes, while shooting 40.3 percent from the field and 40 percent from the three-point line.

Author: 0 Paulo Dybala Can't Promise He'll Remain A Juventus Player

The Argentine's future is still undecided, with his current deal expiring in June 2018. La Liga president Javier Tebas stressed last week that Messi has already signed a lifetime contract with the Camp Nou club. But the boss has also urged the club to be discreet in its intentions after in the summer officials made several promises to fans over new signings which they were unable to keep.

Sports LaVar Ball: Lakers Coaches 'Soft' on Lonzo Ball
Author: 0 LaVar Ball: Lakers Coaches 'Soft' on Lonzo Ball

They don't know how to coach my son", Ball said , via Bleacher Report . Ball went 2-of-8 from behind the arc for the game, and said afterward that draining two threes was "a start". Rookie star Lonzo Ball had another wayward scoring night, finishing with just eight points. The Lakers have started the season 7-10, and although Ball has a pair of triple-doubles in that span, his shooting has been poor.

Sports Australian Cup final ends in all-out brawl after player 'tackles' ball boy
Author: 0 Australian Cup final ends in all-out brawl after player 'tackles' ball boy

His actions went down like a lead balloon, and infuriated Adelaide defender Michael Marrone so much that he tackled to boy vigorously in an attempt to retrieve it. Adelaide coach Marco Kurz said the incident was out of character for Marrone, apologising for the incident. "Mickey obviously wanted to get the game going quicker", he said.

Sports Champions League Group C
Author: 0 Champions League Group C

The two European giants go head-to-head tonight in Turin, just over two months after the Spanish club comfortably beat the Italians 3-0 at the Nou Camp. Chelsea is sure to win the game and qualify for the UEFA Champions League knockout stage. David Luiz, Antonio Rudiger and Pedro of Chelsea are expected in today's match but Victor Moses, Kenedy, Charly Musonda and Michy Batshuayi will not feature this match as they are injured.

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