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Sport Juventus & Chelsea suffer blow as Real Madrid make first January signing
Author: 0 Juventus & Chelsea suffer blow as Real Madrid make first January signing

Athletic Bilbao stopper Kepa Arrizabalaga is reportedly close to a move to the Bernabeu. But it appears Madrid are in the driving seat to sign him this winter. There is a desire to sell Casilla and bring in some serious competition for Navas but the doubt is whether to activate that plan in January or in the summer.

Sport Mike Leach reportedly 'working on a deal' to become Tennessee head coach
Author: 0 Mike Leach reportedly 'working on a deal' to become Tennessee head coach

He was 84-43 in 10 years at Texas Tech before he was sacked amid controversy near the end of the 2009 season. Texas Tech has not won nine or more games in any of the eight seasons since Leach was sacked. And this saga looks like it may end up with Mike Leach in Knoxville. Before Washington State, Leach was head coach at Texas Tech and compiled an 84-43 record over 10 seasons with the Red Raiders.

Sport Eric Reid, Michael Thomas Break From The Players Coalition
Author: 0 Eric Reid, Michael Thomas Break From The Players Coalition

The objective of the coalition was to bring light to topics such as social injustice and protests around the NFL. "And if we're able to amplify our voices to showcase those causes, those issues, to highlight grass-roots organizations who are doing the work and need support, to tell the stories of those people who have been wronged or left out, I think that's even more valuable than the cash amount".

Sport Sam Allardyce: Everton to name ex-England manager as boss
Author: 0 Sam Allardyce: Everton to name ex-England manager as boss

But the chance to turn around Everton's faltering ship has lured him back, and Allardyce is expected to have a watching brief at Goodison Park on Wednesday night. Over the past two years, Allardyce has managed to keep up Sunderland and then Palace despite the teams being in serious danger of relegation when he took over.

Sport Jameis Winston Will Start Sunday Against Packers
Author: 0 Jameis Winston Will Start Sunday Against Packers

Addressing an allegation that he groped an Uber driver a year ago, Bucs QB Jameis Winston said he has "no fear" of being suspended by the NFL. Ryan Fitzpatrick led the Buccaneers to two straight wins before a loss to the Atlanta Falcons last week, but Winston was expected to return at some point before the season was over and reports last weekend pointed to progress being made on that front.

Sport Jim Nabors, TV's Gomer Pyle, dead at 87
Author: 0 Jim Nabors, TV's Gomer Pyle, dead at 87

Nabors was also a successful recording artist, releasing 28 albums over the course of his career - five of which were certified gold and one certified platinum. Following Gomer Pyle , Nabors headlined the CBS variety show The Jim Nabors Hour, which ran for two seasons between 1969-1971. James Thurston Nabors was born in Sylacauga, Ala.

Sport Conor McGregor receives £350 fine for speeding
Author: 0 Conor McGregor receives £350 fine for speeding

McGregor appeared in a Dublin court Thursday morning, where he was order to pay a 400 Euro fine for a speeding ticket. " You can tell him a bench warrant will be coming in his direction if he's not here ". Walsh questioned McGregor afterwards. Judge Walsh had earlier forced McGregor to go to the courthouse in person after his solicitor Graham Kenny attempted to explain aspects of the case to the court.

Sport Dave Doeren spurns Tennessee to stay at NC State
Author: 0 Dave Doeren spurns Tennessee to stay at NC State

According to Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated and other outlets, Doeren has chosen to remain in Raleigh, North Carolina, as the head coach of the Wolfpack after the Vols came calling to gauge his interest. A potential agreement between Tennessee and Ohio State defensive coordinator and former Rutgers coach Greg Schiano fell apart Sunday amid a public backlash.

Sport Benitez shares what upset him about Newcastle's draw with West Brom
Author: 0 Benitez shares what upset him about Newcastle's draw with West Brom

The Magpies head to West Bromwich Albion tomorrow looking to arrest a run of four successive defeats that has seen them slip to 14th position in the table. "A message for our fans - stick together. Until the end of the season, we have to do what we have to do". "We can not forget that the first of September we were complaining, and all the fans were saying it would be a hard season".

Sport World Cup victor Marcel Desailly backs Nigeria ahead 2018 finals
Author: 0 World Cup victor Marcel Desailly backs Nigeria ahead 2018 finals

Concerns have also been raised about human rights violations at stadiums being constructed to host matches at the 32-team tournament in June and July next year. However, no team will have to play games in both of these venues. Spain forward Alvaro Morata , second left. A ball will be drawn from the team pots and then another from the group pots to determine which group and which position the team will occupy.

Sport England coach Bennett focused on World Cup final not future
Author: 0 England coach Bennett focused on World Cup final not future

There was a sense both England and Australia players had been instructed not to fraternize with the enemy as they all remained stone-faced and focused on the job in hand. England knows what they are going up against and are preparing well for the match. "He played number one when he was coming through the under-20s and when [Melbourne] won the competition in 2009 he was a key player".

Sport Lewis Hamilton beaten to Abu Dhabi GP by Valtteri Bottas
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton beaten to Abu Dhabi GP by Valtteri Bottas

SF70H: Stepping stone or missed opportunity? He preferred to see that as a "lesson" rather than a mistake, but he pushed for set-up changes that misjudged the circuit, so must carry the can. "For sure, I will miss many things - racing against amazing drivers and competing in the best car and the best category in the world". Equally he has yet to win a grand prix in a season after he has taken the title before the finale.

Sport Prior raises hopes of Stokes' possible Ashes participation
Author: 0 Prior raises hopes of Stokes' possible Ashes participation

Avon and Somerset Police announced on Wednesday it had completed its investigation and sent the findings to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS). While the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) played down the issue, saying Stokes was on a personal trip to New Zealand, a statement from Canterbury Cricket revealed that they have been in initial informal discussions with Stokes' representatives regarding his potential availability for Ford Trophy and Burger King Super Smash cricket.

Sport Manushi Chillar To Be Launched By Salman Khan?
Author: 0 Manushi Chillar To Be Launched By Salman Khan?

While the young achiever underlined how everybody in society is capable of making a difference and one didn't need to be a Miss World for that, she wholeheartedly acknowledged the exposure that the platform has provided her. You get to live another life. "I dream to be happy". "I dream to be happy". Later in the evening at the convention centre, draped in a shimmering saree, Chhillar said, "I have been doing a social project on menstrual hygiene and through this programme, we encourage women ...

Sport Comprehensive Breakdown of Herm Edwards' College Coaching Experience
Author: 0 Comprehensive Breakdown of Herm Edwards' College Coaching Experience

Edwards (who had reportedly been serving as sounding boards for Anderson during the coaching search, in addition to his former National Football League colleague Tony Dungy) fits the Sun Devils' stated decision for someone with previous coaching experience, and he would provide the splash Anderson is reportedly looking for .

Sport Alfa Romeo returns to Formula 1, partners with Sauber
Author: 0 Alfa Romeo returns to Formula 1, partners with Sauber

From 1961 to 1979, Alfa Romeo participated as an engine supplier to several F1 teams. The move, part of a multi-year deal, marks the first time in over 30 years that the brand is involved in F1, having been a team and engine manufacturer.

Sport Kevin Love reigns while the King is ejected in Cavaliers' easy win
Author: 0 Kevin Love reigns while the King is ejected in Cavaliers' easy win

Fitzgerald gave James a technical foul and then ejected him with 1 minute 56 remaining in the quarter. James, who had 21 points, 12 rebounds, six assists and five steals in 28 minutes before getting ejected, had 16 points, 10 boards and six assists at intermission, meaning he and Love had combined for 48 points - on 18-for-25 shooting, no less - 18 rebounds and seven helpers at that juncture.

Sport MLS to St. Petersburg? Soccer fans will have to wait
Author: 0 MLS to St. Petersburg? Soccer fans will have to wait

Nashville is among the four cities competing for the slots, along with Cincinnati , Detroit and Sacramento . Although the league announced its final four Wednesday for the current two-team expansion plan, all cities that have submitted bids, including Raleigh, will be considered for additional expansion teams announced at a later date.

Sport Tennessee pursuing Purdue's Jeff Brohm for head coaching job
Author: 0 Tennessee pursuing Purdue's Jeff Brohm for head coaching job

Brohm's buyout drops to $4M after December 5. The buyout would drop to $4 million if he leaves after December 5. The Vols are trying to put an end to a whirlwind coaching search to replace Butch Jones, who was sacked November 12. As far as damage control goes, Mike Gundy would have been flawless for Tennessee after its messy attempt to install Greg Schiano as its head football coach.

Sport Kubica completes first day of crunch Williams test
Author: 0 Kubica completes first day of crunch Williams test

Kubica first tested with Renault, the team for whom he was driving at the time of the accident, over... Set in similarly hot daytime conditions, it was slightly faster than Williams race driver Lance Stroll's quickest lap in Practice 1 of the Abu Dhabi GP last Friday, although vehicle and fuel settings are unknown.

Sport Super sub Crouch extends Stoke contract
Author: 0 Super sub Crouch extends Stoke contract

Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino should return to the starting lineup to partner Mohamed Salah in the attacking third. Only Jack Butland and Geoff Cameron are expected to miss out for the Potters on Wednesday. Stoke have repeatedly struggled to bring in effective striking options, forcing Crouch - and Jon Walters until his summer exit - to prolong their Premier League careers far beyond what was perhaps expected.

Sport Sam Allardyce confirmed as new Everton manager
Author: 0 Sam Allardyce confirmed as new Everton manager

Sam Allardyce and Alan Pardew could both return to the Premier League as managers of Everton and West Bromwich Albion respectively as soon as Wednesday, according to British media reports. The 63-year-old said he was planning on retiring in the summer when he resigned his post at Crystal Palace but he admitted he could be tempted back into management when the Everton job became available.

Author: 0 Should Sachin Tendulkar's No. 10 jersey be retired? BCCI seeks players' opinion

Ever since Tendulkar retired in 2013, nobody had worn the No.10 jersey until Shardul Thakur in the recent tour of Sri Lanka. For almost five years after that, No. He had also claimed 154 wickets in equal number of games, with the best being 32/5 against Australia at Kochi in 1998. Post controversy, Shardul has abstain using number 10 jersey and henceforth, he was seen wearing number 54 during the warm-up matches against New Zealand.