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Sport Higginbotham believes Newcastle are too open, back to basics against Chelsea
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The Italian was sent to the stands after arguing with the officials over what he perceived as time wasting by the Swansea players on Wednesday night. "As I said after the game and you know very well what happened", he said. They likely wouldn't be his only suitors in the event he is to become available, and Luiz's stance regarding a Chelsea departure could soften if his playing time at the club continues to suffer.

Sport Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba Admits INS Chakra's SONAR Damaged
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Southern Naval Command Flag Officer-Commanding-in-Chief Vice-Admiral A R Karve has said that the Navy was fully equipped to meet any exigencies in the wake of the strengthening of the cyclone Ockhi and as it approached Lakshadweep. "We have not stated this in so many words but it is not the most ideal platform for anti-piracy patrol", he said. He said India has carried out a threat assessment.

Sport Mourinho uses diplomacy when asked about Pep's Redmond antics
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Redmond released a statement saying Guardiola "was very passionate, intense and aggressive but he was only very complimentary and positive to me". However, Guardiola clarified during the press conference that they were just words. "I didn't see anything, because after the finish I went to the dressing room as quickly as possible", said Pellegrino, of Guardiola's full-time flashpoint with Redmond.

Sport Chelsea boss Antonio Conte handed misconduct charge
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Now it's very hard (for Luiz). " The Blues weren't at their best against Swansea midweek when it looked as if their busy schedule was catching up with them, but they picked up all three points and I think they may have a more comfortable afternoon in Saturday's early kick-off".

Sport Jazz 114, Pelicans 108 — Postgame recap
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New Orleans would go on a 12-0 run of its own, with Miller making two 3-pointers, but the Pelicans were unable to hold off Mitchell and the Jazz. In 20 games to date, Davis has averaged 25.6 points, 11.0 rebounds , 1.8 blocks and 1.2 steals while shooting 57 percent from the field and 35.9 percent from three.

Sport Arsenal boosted with key Man United trio ruled out
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But when Mourinho was asked today if the England camp had explained more to him about the matter, he simply said "no", and gave the same response when then asked if they had told him anything at all. Mourinho has yet to win an away game against any top-six rivals since taking charge at Old Trafford, with United's seven games at Chelsea, Arsenal , City, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur yielding three points and one goal.

Sport Yankees complete interviews for next manager; A-Rod not among choices
Author: 0 Yankees complete interviews for next manager; A-Rod not among choices

Both Boone and Meulens have Yankee backgrounds. Boone played for the Yankees in 2003 and hit a memorable walk-off home run in Game 7 of the ALCS against the Red Sox. There is no indication Rodriguez has been on the Yankees' radar, but the team has reportedly interviewed at least five candidates for the position.

Sport Many scenarios possible for College Football Playoff
Author: 0 Many scenarios possible for College Football Playoff

Each of the top four teams plays a conference title game this Saturday against another highly ranked team, creating potential play-in playoff games. Clemson takes on the No. Should the No. 8 Buckeyes beat No. 4 Wisconsin to win the Big Ten title, the committee would have to decide whether their résumé - with a conference title and two losses, including to Iowa - is enough to catapult them ahead of one-loss Alabama.

Sport Stanford Cardinal vs. USC Trojans
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STATS THAT MATTER: Love is second nationally with 1,848 rushing yards, but is the FBS leader in 13 statistical categories, including yards per game (168.0), yards per carry (8.6, which would be an FBS record if it holds), 100-yard games (10) and 50-yard runs (11, an FBS record ).

Sport Brighton and Hove Albion vs. Liverpool - fans' view
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That player comes in the form of central defender Joel Matip who has impressed since joining the club on a free transfer from Schalke. "Last week we had a little bit of a problem [with the players that came on against Chelsea] and the next day more problems than the players that started, obviously sitting on the bench is not too nice, but today it worked really well".

Sport Dave Dombrowski Confirms Red Sox' Interest In Shohei Ohtani
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That person spoke on condition of anonymity because no announcement was made. The 23-year-old will offer any team that signs him (after forking over a $20 million posting fee to the Nippon Ham Fighters) a unique two-way star who can contribute on the mound and at the plate.

Sport FIFA WC: Diego Maradona tips Argentina to qualify ahead of Nigeria
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However, the Eagles recently recorded 2 famous wins over the South Americans in friendlies. The latest meeting between the two side was an global friendly match last month in Russian Federation. Neymar and co will be hoping for 6th world cup title away from home after losing 7-1 to eventual champions Germany in the semi-final of the 2014 edition.

Sport Chelsea duo ruled out of Newcastle game
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We are very fast to pass these two different situations. "My focus is only on Chelsea and I'm totally committed for this club and for my players". Luiz made a triumphant return to Chelsea last season and missed only five matches as Conte raced to the Premier League title in his first term in charge of the club, forming a crucial anchor in their three-man defence .

Sport NCAA slaps Hugh Freeze with one-year show-cause
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A source told Rounsaville that the NCAA Committee on Infractions has also put the program on probation for four years, docked 13 scholarships and levied a $179,000 fine. Ole Miss self-imposed a one-year bowl ban last February after the NCAA enforcement staff announced a laundry list of allegations that date back to Houston Nutt's time with the Rebels.

Sport Arsene Wenger confirms that Arsenal star will miss Manchester United clash
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger confirms that Arsenal star will miss Manchester United clash

I just expect us to be ready to recover now [after Wednesday's win over Huddersfield Town ]. United's approach in big games this season, particularly their dour 0-0 draw against Liverpool at Anfield in October, has brought criticism Mourinho's way but Wenger expects an attractive game against a man he finally beat in the league at the 13th time of asking last season.

Sport Paul Clement: Swansea City boss wants striker signings
Author: 0 Paul Clement: Swansea City boss wants striker signings

The former Bayern Munich , Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain assistant manager said this is the first time in his career that he has had to deal with such a goal drought. And while Stoke won't make it easy for the Swans, Paul Clement is hoping the possible change of tactics will provide a change in fortunes. "He's got to start with the basics, getting the simple things right", he said.

Sport Hudson Valley Grammy Winning Artist Guilty of Tax Fraud
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DMX , whose real name is Earl Simmons , appeared before a federal judge in NY where he has been charged in what prosecutors called a "multi-year scheme to hide millions of dollars" from the IRS. Prosecutors said DMX failed to pay $1.7 million in tax liabilities between 2002 and 2005. DMX's lawyer Murray Richman told ABC News , "He's of the opinion that he's guilty because he didn't properly supervise his own life".

Sport Selena Gomez the most-followed celebrity on Instagram for 2017
Author: 0 Selena Gomez the most-followed celebrity on Instagram for 2017

However, no one could hold a candle to one of the most culturally big photos in recent memory: Beyoncé's February 1 pic announcement that she was pregnant with twins. Beyonce has officially earned the most-liked Instagram picture of 2017 so far. The picture, which is now officially the most-liked Instagram post of all time, reportedly had 8 million likes in its first 24 hours.

Sport Gareth Southgate backs staff over Phil Jones but understands Jose Mourinho anger
Author: 0 Gareth Southgate backs staff over Phil Jones but understands Jose Mourinho anger

He said: "It feels like club football now". 'When Gareth came in he has put his own stamp on it, he has in his head how he wants it to be and for us it is working. England will be based in Repino, in St Petersburg, and could end up travelling more than the 4,411 miles notched up commuting to their fixtures at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Sport Mirabai Chanu wins gold at the World Weightlifting Championships
Author: 0 Mirabai Chanu wins gold at the World Weightlifting Championships

India's Mirabai Chanu has won the country's first weightlifting medal at the 2017 World Championship being held in Anaheim, USA . Diaz earned decent points in her bid to qualify for the Olympics again in Tokyo in 2020. She saw Kunjarani Devi's performance at the 2004 Olympics and dreamt of podium glory. "I would like to congratulate both Mirabai as well as coach Vijay Sharma for the huge feat".

Sport Alexandre Lacazette will miss Manchester United clash, confirms Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Alexandre Lacazette will miss Manchester United clash, confirms Arsene Wenger

You can not interfere with that", Wenger said. "He always covered the distances in games and is at an age where he is mature". "But overall I believe the majority of people here love him, and always loved him". Ozil eased the tension by setting up Olivier Giroud - a half-time replacement for Lacazette, who sustained a groin injury that will rule him out of Saturday's clash with Manchester United - and Alexis Sanchez in successive minutes, before adding one of his own shortly after.