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Schefter tweets today that Murray's mind "has been made up", though there is of course still time for a late change of heart. Murray can still negotiate a deal with the Oakland A's to play baseball even though he has declared for the NFL Draft , and both Ian Rapoport of NFL Network and The MMQB's Albert Breer are reporting that most talent evaluators view him as a second- or third-round pick.
  • Yankees sign DJ LeMahieu to two-year deal

    Yankees sign DJ LeMahieu to two-year deal

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    After a face-to-face meeting in Las Vegas with Bryce Harper , his agent Scott Boras and his wife Kayla on Saturday, the Philadelphia Phillies have emerged as "the clear-cut favorite" to sign Harper, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today .
  • Matt Kuchar stays in control after Round 3

    Matt Kuchar stays in control after Round 3

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    He then reeled off two more over the first three holes after making the turn to regain the lead. Both courses require keeping the ball in play, and Kuchar has done that well over three rounds. Matt Kuchar hits from the 10th fairway during the second round of the Sony Open on Friday. Kuchar was sliding his way out of the top 50 toward the end of previous year, when he failed to make a Ryder Cup or Presidents Cup team for the first time since 2009.
  • 'Not for sale' - West Ham oppose Arnautovic's request for China switch

    'Not for sale' - West Ham oppose Arnautovic's request for China switch

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    Michael Owen is expecting Arsenal to have problems when they take on West Ham United in the Premier League on Saturday lunchtime. They paid £20m for him, which is nothing in the current market. "Players of his quality and other players like Declan Rice, Felipe Anderson, other clubs will want them but that is one thing". He hopes the fans can respect his wishes.
  • Emery: Arsenal can not make January deals

    Emery: Arsenal can not make January deals

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    Emery also offered an update on Aaron Ramsey following suggestions the midfielder is set to join Juventus in the summer after reportedly singing a £140,000 a week, five-year contract with the Italian champions. 'We are working, and also thinking and speaking with our performance [analyst] Darren [Burgess] and Julen Masach [strength and conditioning coach], for this week and this month.
  • Adam Gase to become Jets head coach, per report

    Adam Gase to become Jets head coach, per report

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    He'll try to change his fortunes - as well as those of the Jets - with a new opportunity. A head coach and quarterback are tied together automatically, and in New York Gase will inherit a promising young signal caller in Sam Darnold .
  • Padraig Harrington to lead Europe at 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits

    Padraig Harrington to lead Europe at 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits

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    He won't be. Nick Faldo was, arguably, the worst Ryder Cup captain in history at Valhalla in 2008, but a six-time Major victor doesn't lose that status on the back of a hard week in a team room. The PGA of America might be tempted to go for someone with a winning pedigree as Ryder Cup captain, with Davis Love III and Paul Azinger top of a very short list! There will certainly be more pressure being a Ryder Cup captain, particularly on home soil, and I'm expecting Stricker to find out the ...
  • Bayern Raise Offer To Chelsea For Callum Hudson-Odoi To $44.6M

    Bayern Raise Offer To Chelsea For Callum Hudson-Odoi To $44.6M

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    Sarri claimed to be in the dark over suggestions Fabregas was already in Monte Carlo, adding: "I don't know, yesterday he had a free day for the injury, so I don't know". "We definitely want to sign him - he has the qualities which would fit very well into our team", Bayern's director of sport Hasan Salihamidzic said on Wednesday at their winter training camp in Doha.
  • Clemson vs. Alabama: Tigers File Blowout Win, Drake Curse Invoked

    Clemson vs. Alabama: Tigers File Blowout Win, Drake Curse Invoked

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    Put plain and simple, Nick Saban and the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide got taken to the woodshed Monday night in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game. Clemson finishes 15-0, while Alabama ends its season 14-1. Alabama will be back, but Clemson will nearly certainly be there waiting for them. Playing in his first year out of high school, Lawrence outplayed former Tigers quarterback Kelly Bryant, who despite winning an ACC title and taking them to a berth in the semi ...
  • Manchester City thrash 3rd-tier Burton 9-0 in League Cup semifinal

    Manchester City thrash 3rd-tier Burton 9-0 in League Cup semifinal

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    When everyone is fit, it's better. If he remains sidelined then Gabriel Jesus is likely to continue up front having scored five times across those two games. "Tomorrow is different, it is two games in the cup, Wigan was one game". That set up a quarter final tie away to Middlesbrough and a solitary goal from Jake Hesketh was enough to put the Brewers into the semi-final and their fans, dreamland.
  • How Manchester City could line up against Burton Albion

    How Manchester City could line up against Burton Albion

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    Guardiola does not want to rush the Belgian midfielder back after two injuries disrupted his season but he showed his quality in the 66 minutes he played, with the City boss saying De Bruyne sees things that other players can not. Compete really every, every, every single weekend with real games. Meanwhile, Guardiola refused to be drawn on Liverpool's exit from the FA Cup with the Premier League leaders fielding a weakened team.
  • Why John Harbaugh Was Right To Keep Lamar Jackson In Against Chargers

    Why John Harbaugh Was Right To Keep Lamar Jackson In Against Chargers

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    Coach John Harbaugh explained after the game how he didn't think backup quarterback Joe Flacco could not have done more for the team that Jackson provided. The trio of Bosa, Ingram, and Chris McCain, who is not on this year's team, combined for six tackles, a sack, and a quarterback hit. Outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, 36, is an unrestricted free agent and will likely be elsewhere in 2019.
  • Lurking McIlroy enjoying Tournament of Champions

    Lurking McIlroy enjoying Tournament of Champions

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    Kevin Tway now tops the leaderboard at six under at the first US PGA Tour event of the year, while Leishman is joined in a share of second by Kizzire, former US Open victor Webb Simpson and Andrew Putnam. Coming off a birdie on the 16th, Leishman shoved his drive so far right on the 17th that it ran into the bushes. And I had that chance to make the bogey, which would have been a great bogey, but double was pretty disappointing.
  • Callum Hudson-Odoi to get No.10 shirt at Bayern

    Callum Hudson-Odoi to get No.10 shirt at Bayern

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    The 18-year-old Wales worldwide played his tenth game for the Blues in their comfortable 2-0 FA Cup third round victory over Nottingham Forest on Saturday, something that earned the Grecians £250,000 as part of Ampadu's move to Stamford Bridge.
  • Injured Pogba to join Man Utd late on Dubai trip

    Injured Pogba to join Man Utd late on Dubai trip

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    Reading , second bottom in the Championship and without a win in 11, battled well and troubled a flat-looking United at times and fashioned numerous chances that should have been put away. "But then they were probably checking if it was offside or not, probably was". United will travel to Dubai for warm-weather training after Saturday's game, and Solskjaer warned it will not be a holiday.
  • Defending champion and teenager to meet in ASB Classic final

    Defending champion and teenager to meet in ASB Classic final

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    A day after knocking out world No 3 Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark, 18-year-old Andreescu put on another stunning display to oust 2015 Auckland champion Williams. Andreescu will meet Venus Williams after the seven-time major victor overcame Lauren Davis 6-4 6-3, while Amanda Anisimova will meet Viktoria Kuzmova after they beat Barbora Strycova and Sofia Kenin respectively.
  • Bulls trade Holiday to Grizzlies for Brooks, Selden

    Bulls trade Holiday to Grizzlies for Brooks, Selden

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    As a result, the hope is that he'll be given an extended look in Chicago, but at this point it's too early to gauge what his role will look like. Selden is averaging 5.4 points in 14.2 minutes over 32 games. What's more is Hutchison could've received more playing time without sending Holiday to the Grizzlies . From the Bulls' standpoint, this deal was somewhat more straightforward.
  • Roberto Bautista Agut holds off Tomas Berdych to win Qatar Open

    Roberto Bautista Agut holds off Tomas Berdych to win Qatar Open

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    It was only a second win over the Serbian for Bautista Agut - his first coming in 2016 - and it will live long in the Spaniard's memory. "Under the circumstances I managed to find a way to win against a player that is hitting the ball very fast and just being very aggressive and it's hard to predict where the ball is going to go with a player like him".
  • Another Cheteshwar Pujara master-class gives India day 1 honours at SCG

    Another Cheteshwar Pujara master-class gives India day 1 honours at SCG

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    At stumps then, Australia were trailing by 386 runs, with Peter Handscomb (28 not out) and Pat Cummins (25 not out) at the crease. "Usman is a batsman we know can put vital runs on the board at the top of the order, and Peter is not only a fine player of spin bowling, he's also a batsman we know can hold an innings together while keeping the scoreboard ticking over".
  • Arsenal back on track with easy win against Fulham

    Arsenal back on track with easy win against Fulham

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    Ramsey had just replaced Lacazette before he scored, and the fans were clearly not pleased with the decision, but Emery was justified as the Welshman scred 4 minutes later. "He helped us and it was a very positive reaction". Cahill is becoming increasingly frustrated with the lack of playing time given to him by manager Maurizio Sarri so far this season.
  • Arsenal’s Ramsey to signs €6.5m-per-year deal with Juventus

    Arsenal’s Ramsey to signs €6.5m-per-year deal with Juventus

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    I am happy because we need that respect between us. "It's a title and it's a possibility for us to do something important". We gave Arsenal a real scare and they knew they were in a game. This will be the fourth FA Cup tie between Blackpool and Arsenal - Blackpool eliminated the Gunners in 1952-53 and 1969-70, with Arsenal winning the most recent encounter 3-1 in December 1999.
  • Not easy for Chelsea to score the first goal, says Sarri

    Not easy for Chelsea to score the first goal, says Sarri

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    Chelsea , Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur are amongst the clubs who are interested in signing AC Milan midfield star Franck Kessie. "I have to try to improve my players, my team, my offensive base". Reports suggest that the West London club have cooled their interest in the former Real Madrid player. New signing Christian Pulisic won't join the club until next season, loaned back to Borussia Dortmund for the remainder of the current campaign.
  • Solskjaer starts to dream of permanent promotion

    Solskjaer starts to dream of permanent promotion

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    On a more hard night for Solskjaer , though, against stubborn Newcastle , it was a second-half substitution from the Norwegian that propelled United to their latest success as Lukaku scored with his first touch in the 64th minute. Yet it was his free-kick technique that interested Solskjaer the most in the wake of the 2-0 victory at St James' Park , given that it echoed shades of Ronaldo scoring goals with sublime set-pieces during his time at Old Trafford .
  • In u-turn, R Ashwin's named in India's 13 for Sydney Test

    In u-turn, R Ashwin's named in India's 13 for Sydney Test

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    Numerous remainder of the questions Paine faced revolved around how Australia , who travel to England for an Ashes series later this year, could get better. "He is very disappointed that he's not able to recover in time", Kohli elaborated. Lokesh Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (w), Ravindra Jadeja , Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah.
  • Clemson, Alabama ‘mirror images of each other’ entering title game, Dabo says

    Clemson, Alabama ‘mirror images of each other’ entering title game, Dabo says

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    Both sides of the ball had their struggles and failed to execute the way we had seen all season. Georgia fans will gripe that their team would have given Alabama or Clemson a better game, but that's no more a. "He's really a personal friend that I personally have a tremendous amount of respect for, as a coach, as well", Saban said. "We're so similar. So it's going to come down to just execution and mentally being sharp and making those two or three plays that you don't know when they're ...
  • Federer gets bragging rights over Serena in hugely anticipated match

    Federer gets bragging rights over Serena in hugely anticipated match

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    Federer and Williams, of course, won't be the only players on the court in a mixed doubles match. Federer is flying through the Australian Open winning a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Cameron Norrie on Sunday. And the 20-time grand slam victor, who will attempt to win a third straight Australian Open title later this month, was satisfied with where his form and fitness is at.
  • India win third Test to retain Border-Gavaskar Trophy

    India win third Test to retain Border-Gavaskar Trophy

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    Nearly all the teams have struggled to bat in the last innings of a Test this year as we witnessed multiple batting collapses from top cricketing nations like India, Pakistan, South Africa, and Australia. "The message is it takes time, you can't just rebuild a pitch and a number of pitches and have them ready for next year". We'd like to get to Sydney, win the toss and have the same thing - reversed.
  • Pirlo backing Juventus move for Arsenal midfielder Ramsey

    Pirlo backing Juventus move for Arsenal midfielder Ramsey

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    And Pirlo believes the Welshman would be an "excellent" signing for the Bianconeri. " Ramsey is a great purchase ", Pirlo said on Sky Sport Italia . There is an incentive for both sides to negotiate, but for £9m, it is not worth Arsenal letting Ramsey leave midway through the season, when it would be very hard to secure a replacement of the same quality at a reasonable price.