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Sports Saunders seeks to defend title in Lemieux's backyard
Author: 0 Saunders seeks to defend title in Lemieux's backyard

Since then, he has relocated to Dominic Ingle's famous gym in Wincobank, Sheffield which has provided Saunders with a renewed focus. The clash, live on HBO on this side of the Atlantic and on BT/Box Nation in the United Kingdom, is in stark contrast to Saunders' laboured points win against little-known Russian Artur Akavov 12 months ago.

Author: 0 West Brom vs Manchester United 17 December 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions

They are eight points and four positions better off this term, and despite City's incredible lead at the summit, there is no question that the club are heading in the right direction once again. For the visitors, Paul Pogba will serve the last game of his suspension. As far Mourinho's team news is concerned, the likes of Rojo, Fellaini, Bailly and Carrick are out ( PhysioRoom ).

Sports England clueless as Smith continues to dominate
Author: 0 England clueless as Smith continues to dominate

We officially ticked over the halfway point of the 2017/18 series, but the third day of the third Test signalled the end of England's hopes of retaining the Ashes. Smith is only behind Pujara in the list of most Test runs in 2017. And ex-England captain, Michael Vaughan, is not sure what to make of the tourists' supposed tactics.

Sports Pentagon continued UFO investigation program using 'black money'
Author: 0 Pentagon continued UFO investigation program using 'black money'

The program was not classified but operated with the knowledge of an extremely limited number of officials, according to Politico . That's according to two reports released Saturday by the New York Times and POLITICO . Those who question the government's version of the Roswell incident and admit a belief in aliens are often branded by critics as conspiracy theorists, but aerospace researchers like Bigelow and his supporters like Reid argue that there are legitimate justifications for ...

Sports Ronaldo hoping to reunite BBC at Club World Cup
Author: 0 Ronaldo hoping to reunite BBC at Club World Cup

That timid approach allowed Madrid to cruise to victory in the final, and in the process make history. The numbers speak for themselves. "We played very well, with intensity, and were phenomenal". But Ronaldo got the breakthrough with a well-struck effort from 25 yards. Mexico's Pachuca beat Al Jazira 4-1 in the third-place match earlier Saturday.

Sports OF Kemp reunited with Dodgers after trade with Braves
Author: 0 OF Kemp reunited with Dodgers after trade with Braves

Moving Kemp now also assures the Braves have opened a spot for super prospect Ronald Acuna, who can play all the outfield positions and is likely to compete for a spot on the opening-day roster unless the Braves keep Baseball America's Minor League Player of the Year in Triple-A a little longer for more seasoning or to assure they have an extra year of control before he's eligible for free agency.

Sports Injured Ryan Shazier helps Steelers dominate final fan voting for Pro Bowl
Author: 0 Injured Ryan Shazier helps Steelers dominate final fan voting for Pro Bowl

All five of the top fan vote-getters are, or at least were, in the conversation for this season's NFL MVP, some more prominently than others. Here's a look at all the leading vote-getters in the AFC. "I wanted to get ready for Game 1, the games that count and go out there and try to win a Super Bowl", said Bell on September 4. Unfortunately, Cowboys fans were not able to get the much-deserving Ezekiel Elliott into position to thumb a nose at the NFL's discipline process.

Sports Celtic set for £7m windfall if Virgil van Dijk joins Manchester City
Author: 0 Celtic set for £7m windfall if Virgil van Dijk joins Manchester City

Liverpool FC remain "keen" on signing Virgil van Dijk in the January transfer window but could now face competition from Manchester City , according to reports. Van Dijk in action for Celtic against Barcelona. He's a much more attainable target this January and could make a useful asset to the squad as City look to maintain their healthy lead while operating on multiple fronts in the second half of the season.

Sports Bears Rookie TE Adam Shaheen Inactive Against Lions
Author: 0 Bears Rookie TE Adam Shaheen Inactive Against Lions

It's an awkward line , but the Lions have a great kicker which helps no end and are inside the Ford Field dome. The Bears will try to fight back with their ground game and by controlling the clock, but that only gets you so far, and in this case it won't be enough.

Sports Interpol cancels red corner notice against Dr Zakir Naik
Author: 0 Interpol cancels red corner notice against Dr Zakir Naik

Hours after the Interpol refused to issue a red corner notice (RCN) against controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik , the National Investigation Agency (NIA) aid it will submit a fresh request for the same after completing necessary formalities, ANI reported on Saturday.

Sports Putin says whitsleblower was under US control
Author: 0 Putin says whitsleblower was under US control

The World Anti-Doping Agency had acquired the information from a database at a Moscow lab and expressed confidence in its veracity earlier this year. Putin asked. "This is the mistake of those who made the decision, and I know very well who made the decision". Intelligence from the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) database of the former Wada-accredited Moscow Laboratory was handed over to 60 worldwide officials at the meeting.

Author: 0 Manchester United lodge enquiry for Willian

Mourinho said on MUTV: "He goes for surgery, the decision is made". United, at least, have been strengthened by the recent return of versatile defender Marcos Rojo, himself out since last April having torn cruciate knee ligaments. West Brom have gone 16 competitive games without a win heading into Sunday's clash, including 15 in the Premier League alone, but they will be hoping that new manager, Alan Pardew can rally his players for the visit of United in much the same way he led them to a ...

Sports Arsenal vs Newcastle 16 December 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions
Author: 0 Arsenal vs Newcastle 16 December 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions

If Coutinho doesn't do it, there are not too many others who can put the ball through the eye of a needle who play for Liverpool. The Magpies have not tasted victory since a narrow win over Crystal Palace towards the end of October and have since then lost seven of their last eight, only picking up one point during that run which came in a 2-2 draw with West Brom.

Sports Rudy Gobert will miss 1 month with knee injury, per report
Author: 0 Rudy Gobert will miss 1 month with knee injury, per report

After missing 11 games in November due to a knee bruise, it sounds like Rudy Gobert is headed back on the shelf. He suffered the injury after a collision with teammate Derrick Favors , who rolled into his frontcourt partner's leg during a battle under the Boston basket.

Sports Sullivan assures West Ham fans they'll buy in January
Author: 0 Sullivan assures West Ham fans they'll buy in January

And Moyes, having named an unchanged starting line-up from the weekend, was pleased to see their plans gaining results, saying: "It was a really good performance by the players, certainly a really organised, disciplined performance again, which we needed to do these three games".

Sports Richarlison set to be available for Watford's clash with Huddersfield
Author: 0 Richarlison set to be available for Watford's clash with Huddersfield

The Terriers wrapped up the three points when Mooy converted penalty in the 89th minute after Doucoure fouled in the box. Huddersfield's second goal came after Watford's defence switched off. Premier League ticket prices: How much does it cost to watch each team play? Elias Kachunga scored his first Premier League goal when he tapped in from close range after Watford had failed to clear a corner.

Sports Mauricio Pochettino accepts Tottenham's stars may want to leave
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino accepts Tottenham's stars may want to leave

But I am not anxious, because in the end it's always three parts in all the situations in football - the players, the club that owns the players, and if another club want some players, and in the end it's to be agreed on different things and try to make everyone happy with the decision.

Author: 0 Aggressive Tottenham confident of beating Man City - Dier

The Spain global has been one of Pep Guardiola's key players this season and was expected to keep his place for the match against Spurs at the Etihad Stadium. "We think we can go there and match them". "I'm so excited to play, because I love to play against teams and managers like Guardiola that are the best.

Sports Minnesota lieutenant governor to replace Franken in…
Author: 0 Minnesota lieutenant governor to replace Franken in…

Minnesota will soon have two women senators, as Smith will join fellow Democrat Amy Klobuchar , 57, who in 2006 became the state's first female elected senator and was re-elected in 2012. The situation creates some panic among Democrats, though, as well. Dayton has asked the Attorney General for an opinion. Dayton's announcement Wednesday had been widely expected.

Sports Plenty of Irish interest as Burnley travel to Brighton in Premier League
Author: 0 Plenty of Irish interest as Burnley travel to Brighton in Premier League

Charlie Taylor may be handed his first Premier League start if Ward misses out, with Robbie Brady (knee), Tom Heaton (shoulder), Dean Marney and Jonathan Walters (both knee) still missing. Burnley moved to within two point of the Champions League places after Scott Arfield scored the only goal of the game to beat Watford 1-0. Brighton are winless in six games and Hughton knows his side are in for a tough match.

Author: 0 West Ham's David Moyes keen to add to squad in transfer window

Stoke defender Kurt Zouma will miss the visit of West Ham because of a hamstring injury that forced his substitution in midweek. He said: "They're conceding far too many goals". The Mirror says West Ham's players have staged their recent mini-revival in the knowledge that they will have their wages cut by 50 percent if they go down.