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Sports Rafael Nadal withdraws from Abu Dhabi season opener
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal withdraws from Abu Dhabi season opener

Nadal won his first Grand Slams since 2014 with a record-breaking 10th French Open title and a third US Open title. "This would have been my ninth participation in the tournament where I love to play and marking the beginning of my season".

Sports All signs point toward Osweiler starting Sunday for Broncos
Author: 0 All signs point toward Osweiler starting Sunday for Broncos

Second-year quarterback Paxton Lynch is about 90 percent healthy after suffering a high-ankle sprain in late November, but the Broncos still don't want to put him on the field, according to The Denver Post's Nicki Jhabvala. Neither Sanders nor Latimer made the trip with the team after they were evaluated by the Broncos' medical staff Saturday. Osweiler is expected to start not because he deserved the promotion after he came off the bench and led the Broncos to a 25-13, come-from-behind win ...

Sports Arsenal ace Jack Wilshere makes demand to Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal ace Jack Wilshere makes demand to Arsene Wenger

I must give credit to the players because even at 2-0 we didn't give in, and we've shown again great spirit to come back". "At half-time, we could have been punished more". Arsenal boss Wenger was pleased with Wilshere's performance and says the England midfielder in in excellent physical condition. "You know Jack, he is never frozen as always".

Sports Lakers end Rockets' win streak at 14
Author: 0 Lakers end Rockets' win streak at 14

The teams would trade the lead back and forth for the remainder of the quarter. Former Rocket Lou Williams, who had 32 off the bench, made his fourth 3-pointer of the quarter to make it 122-113 before a turnover by Harden. It served as a stark reminder that for just how great the Rockets have been this season - and make no mistake, they've been great - their margin of error to truly challenge the Golden State Warriors for National Basketball Association supremacy is razor-thin.

Sports Former Leeds United boss Garry Monk exits Middlesbrough
Author: 0 Former Leeds United boss Garry Monk exits Middlesbrough

The 38-year-old's record with Boro was an incredibly close match to his one with Leeds, a win rate of 46.2% compared to 47.2% at Elland Road. 'Middlesbrough Football Club have parted company with manager Garry Monk , ' the club announced.

Sports Overton ruled out of Boxing Day Test
Author: 0 Overton ruled out of Boxing Day Test

I guess we just need to get better at playing them. "Jos Buttler, the captain, came up and I ask him 'where do I bowl?' He said 'I dunno!' I felt under pressure there, but I came through it, and that's an experience I can use". He will also be frustrated to miss out on the showpiece occasion of the Boxing Day Test which, though the Ashes have been lost, remains an iconic part of any tour to Australia.

Sports Charlie Austin charged over Jonas Lossl clash
Author: 0 Charlie Austin charged over Jonas Lossl clash

His sixth goal of the season kept the Saints in the lead until the break but he was lucky to remain on the field after kicking out at goalkeeper Jonas Lossl's face, as the Terriers stopper dived for the ball at his feet. Jonas is OK, even if he doesn't look OK. The Terriers boss said: 'It was a very ugly and nasty challenge. "It's swelling and of course he had a cut, but I don't think he needs stitches", Wagner said.

Sports Dollar General Bowl 2017: Toledo vs
Author: 0 Dollar General Bowl 2017: Toledo vs

Toledo has done a better job of creating turnovers this season, and the Rockets recovered a fumble and got an interception last game against Akron. For one, you are getting two conference champions. The two teams this season want to repeat that stellar game. Lamb has passed for 2,606 yards with 27 touchdowns and six interceptions this year. Toledo will try to make it tougher on the Mountaineers.

Sports Chelsea boss Conte reiterates transfer stance: Give me players!
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Conte reiterates transfer stance: Give me players!

Reflecting on Chelsea's possible business, Conte added: "I prefer to talk with the club and try to find the best solution together". "The most important thing is we are in the semi-finals, looking on the bright side". He's only 17 years old and he keeps his feet on the ground. "If there is the possibility to improve the squad on the numerical aspect, I think it would be a good choice", Conte said.

Sports Iniesta not ruling Madrid out after thumping Barca win
Author: 0 Iniesta not ruling Madrid out after thumping Barca win

MADRID — Barcelona has nearly ended Real Madrids defense of its Spanish league title, and theres still half a season to go. Carvajal was sent off and Barcelona was awarded a penalty kick that Messi successfully converted in the 64th minute.

Sports UCLA basketball knocks off No. 7 Kentucky at New Orleans
Author: 0 UCLA basketball knocks off No. 7 Kentucky at New Orleans

The Bruins started strong, jumping out to a 26-21 lead before suffering through a scoring drought of almost six minutes that allowed the Wildcats to build an eight-point lead. Camp Cal is now in full gear, and the team will get a welcome respite from the rigors of that routine to travel to New Orleans to face UCLA in the CBS Sports Classic.

Sports Three Best Moments for the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2017
Author: 0 Three Best Moments for the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2017

If Matthews had any rust after recovering from his injury during the past two weeks, there was no evidence, as he moved the puck easily and brilliance at times, leading the Leafs to a 3-2 win against the New York Rangers. "I want to contribute in a number of different ways and just play my game and have fun". Matthews missed a point-blank opportunity moments before he set up Nylander.

Sports How to watch and listen vs Portland Trail Blazers
Author: 0 How to watch and listen vs Portland Trail Blazers

These two teams will meet up for the first time since November 2nd 2017, a 113-110 Portland victory (Lillard nails 3-pointer with 0.7 left). As bad as they looked against Denver without Lillard, they can play a lot better. But Golden State coach Steve Kerr tempered any enthusiasm that Curry, who has missed the last seven games, might return for the Finals rematch with the Cavaliers.

Sports Pipe denies 'despicable' coughing claims at Alexandra Palace
Author: 0 Pipe denies 'despicable' coughing claims at Alexandra Palace

Smith blitzed his opponent to win the opening set easily, but Cross showed his class by levelling up before the big screen in the auditorium went down causing a 20-minute delay in proceedings. Smith narrowly missed, but he still had one dart left and a double-10 to win. But while he was taking aim, Pipe was coughing behind him, appearing to try and put him off his throw.

Sports PODCAST: Armed Forces Bowl Preview
Author: 0 PODCAST: Armed Forces Bowl Preview

Jeremy and Matt are back to preview the Armed Forces Bowl between Army and San Diego State . The Black Knights average just 63 plays per game while their opponents average 58 due to the time-consuming nature of their offense. This Army team has talent on offense and should have some success moving the ball. It was the fifth straight 200-plus-yard rushing game for Penny, which ties an FBS mark.

Sports Dick Enberg, Legendary Sports Broadcaster, Dies at 82
Author: 0 Dick Enberg, Legendary Sports Broadcaster, Dies at 82

He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and last worked for baseball's San Diego Padres, retiring in 2016. "I think we do have one thing in common about our background and I think are so blessed because of that, that we grew up in black-and-white radio", Enberg said.

Sports Phoenix Suns release guard Mike James
Author: 0 Phoenix Suns release guard Mike James

After Canaan scored a career high 17 points in the Suns' win over Dallas on Monday, Suns GM Ryan McDonough spoke highly of the 26-year-old guard, eluding to a contract that would keep him in Phoenix for the remainder of the season. Now it seems the Suns are content with the performance Canaan has displayed at running the offense. On Tuesday night in Prescott Valley, Canaan had 18 points and six assists in the Northern Arizona Suns' G League victory over Santa Cruz.

Author: 0 Arsenal vs Liverpool: What Wenger told his players at half time revealed

It was a big test [against Mohamed Salah], but I think successful, it was a successful performance from him". Liverpool appeared to be in control of the game as they stormed into a first half lead with goals from Philippe Coutinho and Mohamed Salah , but Arsenal scored three goals in five insane second half minutes to storm back into the game.

Sports Steelers release LB James Harrison, activate OT Marcus Gilbert
Author: 0 Steelers release LB James Harrison, activate OT Marcus Gilbert

Gilbert, the team's starting right tackle, served a four-game suspension for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances. "There was no animosity or bad feelings", Parise told ESPN. Watt receiving the majority of reps opposite Bud Dupree on the NFL's eighth-ranked scoring "D" (No. 3 in sack percentage). Harrison's playing time dipped significantly this season.

Sports Pete Carroll knows Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott is 'hungry' for Sunday
Author: 0 Pete Carroll knows Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott is 'hungry' for Sunday

Without Zeke, the Boys went 3-3. "Today will be his first time practicing with the team; we anticipate him doing a normal practice". But I'm not talking about it anymore. He's a good protector. "We'll work through this week and see what he's able to do in this game plan". Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott even has a huge wager on the line.

Sports Kane matches Shearer's calendar-year Premier League record
Author: 0 Kane matches Shearer's calendar-year Premier League record

It was also the England international's seventh treble of the year, and took his tally to 53 goals in all competitions, as Spurs ran out 3-0 winners at Turf Moor. The defensive-minded former Celtic and Southampton man - who missed just two league games last season - will once again be unavailable when Tottenham travel to sixth-placed Burnley on Saturday, but he could be in contention for the subsequent quick-fire fixtures against Southampton, Swansea and West Ham.

Sports Durant Scores 33 Points, Says Lakers Rookie Kuzma
Author: 0 Durant Scores 33 Points, Says Lakers Rookie Kuzma "is a Problem"

Instead they've emerged as bona fide leaders and shown supreme composure in what was supposed to be the most hard series of games in their careers. Kyle Kuzma came up big with a career-high 38 points (12-17 FG, 7-10 3-PT FG) as he was inserted into the starting lineup with Brook Lopez injured.

Sports Reds should sign Southampton's Virgil van Dijk in January says Jamie Carragher
Author: 0 Reds should sign Southampton's Virgil van Dijk in January says Jamie Carragher

According to reports from the Mirror , Guardiola wants to add a centre-back to his side once the transfer window reopens in January, with the Dutch defender a main target for the City boss. "I wish him the best". "In the past when I was a player I didn't have the same name as Virgil in the media, but when you hear something that another club wants you it increases the confidence".