• Manchester City coach Mikel Arteta eyed to succeed Arsene Wenger at Emirates

    Manchester City coach Mikel Arteta eyed to succeed Arsene Wenger at Emirates

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    He immediately joined Manchester City as a coach on Pep Guardiola's backroom staff and has earned plaudits for his work at the Etihad, including among the powers that be at Arsenal . Arsenal have cast their eye over several managers previously, such as Thomas Tuchel, Carlo Ancelotti and Leonardo Jardim, though consider none a stand-out candidate.
  • NFC playoff picture: Falcons sitting pretty ahead of Lions, Seahawks, Cowboys

    NFC playoff picture: Falcons sitting pretty ahead of Lions, Seahawks, Cowboys

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    As the standings suggest, Dallas needs to first pass Seattle and then Detroit before it can starting thinking about Atlanta . The teams on the outside looking in need to see a major collapse by one the NFC South playoff contenders. If they fail to at least split their final two games, however, a few more doors might be left ajar for the desperate teams outside of the playoff picture.
  • Michy Batshuayi to start EFL Cup tie against Bournemouth

    Michy Batshuayi to start EFL Cup tie against Bournemouth

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    Cape Town - Chelsea manager Antonio Conte did not want to talk about what he insists are false reports of his impending departure from Stamford Bridge. Eden Hazard is expected to be rested but Pedro and Willian may keep their places as they are likely to drop to the bench for the trip to Everton at the weekend.
  • Arsene Wenger confident Mesut Ozil wants Arsenal stay

    Arsene Wenger confident Mesut Ozil wants Arsenal stay

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    On Ozil's future, Wenger said: "I'm confident, yes, but what does that mean?" "But at the moment it is very hard to say". "We had a serious game, you could see we'd played three in six days". "He is mature, he guides the team, they are aware he is on the ball a lot - always your heart rate goes down when he has the ball". " Not only his goal but I would say more important is the quality and the influence he has on the collective game ".
  • Antonio Brown makes one thing perfectly clear to Steelers

    Antonio Brown makes one thing perfectly clear to Steelers

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    Despite running back James Conner also being sidelined and scheduled to undergo knee surgery, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger still has a plethora of offensive weapons at his disposal in running back Le'Veon Bell, wide receiver Martavis Bryant and tight end Jesse James .
  • Islanders' win bid to build new arena at Belmont Park, report says

    Islanders' win bid to build new arena at Belmont Park, report says

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    It's a day that hockey fans in NY have been waiting a long time for , partially because it has major implications for the team's chances of re-signing superstar center John Tavares. Islanders owner Jon Ledecky has stated that the team will play at least another season in Brooklyn. That plan also includes 400,000 square feet for dining and retail as well as 5.2 acres for a community park and two acres dedicated to small soccer fields to be used by the local community.
  • Puel: Manchester City are best in Europe

    Puel: Manchester City are best in Europe

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    David Silva is definitely out for personal reasons, and Kevin De Bruyne should probably be rested too. The Japan global is important for their attacking play, and will start if the Foxes are serious about knocking out the league leaders.
  • Lane Kiffin agrees to 10-year deal to coach FAU Owls

    Lane Kiffin agrees to 10-year deal to coach FAU Owls

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    Akron lost that game to Toledo in a blowout, 45-28. ESPN's Chris Low reported Tuesday that Kiffin has agreed to a 10-year contract to remain with the Owls through 2027. It will be a big surprise if he doesn't score at least twice on Tuesday night. The Owls' 10 victories this year represent the most they have achieved in a single season as a program.
  • Luis Suarez welcomes Philippe Coutinho, Antoine Griezmann interest

    Luis Suarez welcomes Philippe Coutinho, Antoine Griezmann interest

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    However, Coutinho's 10 goals and seven assists so far this season means he is still on Barcelona's radar according to former teammates Suarez, who also claims that the Catalans want Ateltico's Antoine Griezmann as well. Coutinho, who has refused to commit himself to Liverpool , again swerved questions about his future after Sunday's win at Bournemouth and team-mate Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain stepped in to help him out of a tricky interview.
  • West Ham Midfielder Manuel Lanzini To Serve Two Match Ban For Diving

    West Ham Midfielder Manuel Lanzini To Serve Two Match Ban For Diving

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    A three-man panel of former officials has looked back over the incident, which came at a point in the relegation six-pointer when the scoreline remained goalless, and made a decision to charge the 24-year-old. "Things are conspiring against us and we need help from referees to get things right". Last month, Everton striker Oumar Niasse was banned for diving to win a penalty in his side's 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace.
  • "Significant" announcement Wednesday in Nashville concerning MLS expansion

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    Speakers will include John R. Ingram, the chairman of Ingram Industries and of Nashville Soccer Holdings, LLC.; Don Garber, the commissioner of Major League Soccer; Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, and Governor Bill Haslam. He'll be joined by @MayorMeganBarry and Gov. Nashville has a strong soccer community with a club joining USL in 2018, and the city hosted the CONCACAF Gold Cup match this past summer between the United States men's national team and Panama, which ended 1-1.
  • Man United readying £60m Alex Sandro bid

    Man United readying £60m Alex Sandro bid

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    Manchester United are plotting a move that would see Henrik Mkhitaryan move to Juventus in exchange for Alex Sandro . Sandro's career has progressed considerably since he joined Juventus from Porto in the summer of 2015. Chelsea were believed to be the main candidates to agree a deal to sign the 26-year-old, however new reports suggest that Manchester United have now entered the race.
  • Broncos haven't decided which QB will start in Week 16

    Broncos haven't decided which QB will start in Week 16

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    There were just seven wins between the two teams going into this game and it's safe to say that neither team has a shot at making the playoffs. "That's the truth. And you want to see him in games. "If not, we'll wait and see". "It's tough not knowing three or four times this year who is going to be the guy to play", Joseph said.
  • Russell Westbrook leads Thunder's rally over Nuggets

    Russell Westbrook leads Thunder's rally over Nuggets

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    Denver was supposed to foul early in the Oklahoma City possession that began with 28.1 seconds left on the clock, allowing the Nuggets to get into a "2-for-1" spot with the game clock and for Malone to put his best defenders on the floor.
  • Raiders OT Penn to undergo surgery, snapping streak

    Raiders OT Penn to undergo surgery, snapping streak

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    Oakland's Week 16 game against the Philadelphia Eagles will be Penn's first missed game since 2007. Penn missed the rest of the game and will now miss the rest of the season. Vadal Alexander took over at right tackle. With quarterback Derek Carr under increased pressure, the Raiders dropped to 6-8 on the season with the loss to Dallas.
  • De Villiers, Steyn back in Proteas squad for inaugural four-day Test

    De Villiers, Steyn back in Proteas squad for inaugural four-day Test

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    Steyn is included for the first time nearly almost a year out with a shoulder injury he sustained on the tour of Australia last November. Despite Steyn's lack of match practice, new coach Ottis Gibson said recently that a fully fit Steyn would be an automatic choice for the Test team.
  • NBA Predictions: Heat a good bet to cover spread vs. Hawks? 12/18/17

    NBA Predictions: Heat a good bet to cover spread vs. Hawks? 12/18/17

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    He immediately started limping toward the Heat bench and proceeded to the locker room unable to return to the game. Josh Richardson hit six of eight from 3-point range and scored a season-high 28 points as Miami overcame shooting 37.8 percent by scoring 17 points off 17 Clippers turnovers.
  • Eight Man United players in Terry's all-time XI

    Eight Man United players in Terry's all-time XI

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    While Terry revealed all three players showed glimpses of their incredible talents at Chelsea, he admits that he never expected De Bruyne to reach the heights he has done with Manchester City . 'When they come in can they make a big enough impact to sustain and keep their place? 'That's why I think, even at Chelsea, you look at [Andreas] Christensen he's come in and done great, keeps his place.
  • Predicted XI: Carabao Cup - West Ham (H)

    Predicted XI: Carabao Cup - West Ham (H)

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    However, Moyes has a depleted squad to pick from for the Carabao Cup clash, particularly in midfield with a number of players set to miss out through injury or suspension. The Gunners have been playing on different fronts this season and Arsene Wenger did well to rotate his squad and use his selection depth to the maximum.
  • Jurgen Klopp Says Liverpool Has

    Jurgen Klopp Says Liverpool Has "So Much to Play For"

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    Jurgen Klopp's men were clinical in this encounter, though, mercilessly punishing a Bournemouth side who were powerless to resist their attacking quality. This was probably Oxlade-Chamberlain's best display in a Liverpool shirt to date. At times he has not delivered in the engine room, but this was much more promising from the England global.