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Sport Pique wants to face Guardiola, City in Champions League final
Author: 0 Pique wants to face Guardiola, City in Champions League final

If Pep Guardiola's side are to do the unthinkable and win the quadruple, with De Bruyne named player of the year and victor of the Ballon d'Or, the former Chelsea man would eventually take home roughly €420,000 (£370,000) per week, depending on the final valuation of his image rights.

Sport New Zealand draw first blood in ODI series
Author: 0 New Zealand draw first blood in ODI series

When the Australian was pressed for more information, he said "I'm not a doctor". New Zealand lost a few to many wickets for their liking including skipper Kane Williamson (38) but Ross Taylor (49 not out) and Astle (15 not out) took their side over line with four overs still to spare.

Sport Hooligan jailed for racist abuse of Raheem Sterling
Author: 0 Hooligan jailed for racist abuse of Raheem Sterling

Sterling, 23, was reportedly kicked and racially abused as he arrived at City's Etihad complex before Saturday's match against Tottenham Hotspur . Anderson had 25 previous convictions for 37 offences, including throwing a flare at a police officer during a soccer match.

Sport Five-star DE Micah Parsons announces commitment to Penn State
Author: 0 Five-star DE Micah Parsons announces commitment to Penn State

It's huge news, as Parsons is the No. 2 end in the class of 2018, according to the industry-consensus 247Sports Composite . Parsons verbally committed to Penn State on February 27, 2016 before decommitting on April 23, 2017. This contradicted an earlier Lantern report that stated Ohio State was forced end its recruitment of Parsons due to self-reported NCAA violations from the same official visit.

Sport Bill Belichick curbs privileges of Tom Brady's associate Alex Guerrero
Author: 0 Bill Belichick curbs privileges of Tom Brady's associate Alex Guerrero

While Guerrero maintains an office close to the Patriots' locker room, only Brady can be treated by him at Gillette Stadium, according to Hohler. Their concerns involved Guerrero's alternative treatment practices often clashing with their own methods as well as his questionable background. State investigators also looked into allegations that he practiced physical therapy without a license, though he was later cleared of that accusation.

Sport Bucks hold off LeBron's 39, Cavs comeback attempt 119-116
Author: 0 Bucks hold off LeBron's 39, Cavs comeback attempt 119-116

Plays like this certainly had the Bucks home crowd on thei feet. The loss snapped a string of five straight wins for the Cavaliers over the Bucks and a five-game string they'd put together after having a 13-gamer snapped two Fridays ago in Indiana.

Sport McConnell says DACA fix won't come up until next year
Author: 0 McConnell says DACA fix won't come up until next year

Even though he says it's a long-shot, Durbin hopes to get his DACA bill passed as a bargaining chip in a bill on budget caps. "But this is something we're going to turn to, I'm sure, in January". If we do not get a clean DREAM Act before or as a part of the December 22 spending bill, more DREAMers will become at risk of deportation and the political possibility of passing a clean DREAM Act vanishes.

Sport Jarryd Hayne accused of rape by U.S. woman
Author: 0 Jarryd Hayne accused of rape by U.S. woman

The filing also says legal proceedings are being treated as a civil matter because Ms V's initial criminal claim, filed in May 2016, was eventually dismissed by the District Attorney's Office that October due to a lack of evidence. Hayne's stint with the 49ers ended in May 2016. Jarryd Hayne has been accused of rape by a woman in the US. The next morning, the woman suffered from sharp vaginal pain and observed blood on the bed sheets and on her vagina, the lawsuit claims.

Sport Steph Curry's Making Progress But A Return Before Christmas Seems Impossible
Author: 0 Steph Curry's Making Progress But A Return Before Christmas Seems Impossible

Stephen Curry is unlikely to play when the defending champion Golden State Warriors host the Cleveland Cavaliers on Christmas Day. A re-evaluation on the ailment will occur in a week, the team announced . The 29-year-old Curry was in the midst of another terrific season before injuring his ankle. The Warriors have gone 5-0 since the injury, a stretch in which they have also been forced to make do without All-Star forward Draymond Green (shoulder).

Sport Reshad Jones Named To Pro Bowl
Author: 0 Reshad Jones Named To Pro Bowl

He finished last year strong (two interceptions in his final three games) and picked back up this year. Ramsey was the Jaguars' first-round draft pick in 2016 (fifth overall). Ramsey has produced four interceptions, doubling his rookie total. Jones joins Jake Scott, Dick Anderson and Brock Marion as Dolphins safeties with multiple Pro Bowl invitations.

Sport Panthers LB Thomas Davis responds to Davante Adams' tweet
Author: 0 Panthers LB Thomas Davis responds to Davante Adams' tweet

That means Davis has to sit out only Carolina's Week 16 game against the Buccaneers . Davis was originally hit with a two-game ban for launching himself helmet first into Adams' helmet, concussing the Green Bay Packers wideout. It's possible Adams also won't play again in 2017 as he enters concussion protocol for the third time in 14 months. Adams lashed out at Davis on Monday, tweeting that the Panthers linebacker was "headhunting" when he led with his helmet on the blindside hit Sunday.

Sport Packers put Aaron Rodgers back on IR
Author: 0 Packers put Aaron Rodgers back on IR

Panthers safety Mike Adams then fell on the ball to secure the victory. The studious linebacker, coupled with talkative quarterback Cam Newton provided a great on-field back-and-forth early in the game, which was caught by FOX mics. As Adams was running to make the tackle on Jones, Davis appeared to launch himself at Adams with a peel-back block, immediately sending the wide receiver to the ground.

Sport Olivier Giroud Could Look for 'Better Playing Project' in January, Says Agent
Author: 0 Olivier Giroud Could Look for 'Better Playing Project' in January, Says Agent

Up next for Arsenal is Friday night's Premier League meeting with Liverpool and Wenger admitted that the 31-year-old is likely to be absent for the encounter. The two London based clubs come into tonight's clash following weekend wins and will battle for a place in the league cup semi-finals. Manuello ruled out Giroud returning to Ligue 1 however, and dismissed suggestions of a bid from Marseille .

Sport Damian Lillard targeted with slurs by fans as he leaves arena
Author: 0 Damian Lillard targeted with slurs by fans as he leaves arena

Maybe we've just got to be stronger with the ball and make smarter plays. For the second straight game, Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard came *this* close to recording the first triple-double of his career. ABOUT THE TIMBERWOLVES (17-13): Saturday's loss at home to a sub-.500 team without its leading scorer was another example that Minnesota - while talented - has some work to do to learn how to win consistently.

Sport Playoff Watch: 4 ways Detroit Lions can make the postseason
Author: 0 Playoff Watch: 4 ways Detroit Lions can make the postseason

With the Falcons' 24-21 win over the Buccaneers on Monday night, Atlanta eliminated Green Bay from playoff contention. Atlanta finishes with New Orleans and Carolina. 6 seed in the NFC . The Saints improved as well last week after beating the N.Y. Jets 31-19 and going 10-4 for the season. Believe it or not, the respect surrounding the Los Angeles Rams may have hit an all-time high after last weekend's blowout win on the road against the Seattle Seahawks, as the argument can be made this was ...

Sport Arsene Wenger maintains Mesut Ozil belief
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger maintains Mesut Ozil belief

Manchester United , meanwhile, have also been tipped to offer him a deal come summer. But at the moment, it's very hard. "Until the end of the season we know what it is, but after that, I can not tell you", Wenger commented. "He is mature, he guides the team, they are aware he is on the ball a lot". "The way it is, I don't think they will be at Arsenal [next season]".

Sport Islanders win bid to build arena at Belmont Park
Author: 0 Islanders win bid to build arena at Belmont Park

The Belmont news comes at a great time for the Islanders and their faithful. Empire State Development Corporation put out a request for proposals in July to develop the property on the western part of the facility that is closest to the Cross Island Parkway as well as property on the south side of Hempstead Turnpike.

Sport Widescale changes for Manchester City at Leicester City
Author: 0 Widescale changes for Manchester City at Leicester City

The Foxes host in-form City aiming to hit back following a surprise 3-0 Premier League defeat to Crystal Palace at home. He said: "Yeah, but time will tell". He said: "We have some frustration". "It's hard to understand when we can play with this quality against Southampton (a 4-1 win three days before losing at Palace) and the game afterwards is so hard", he said.

Sport Alabama LB Dylan Moses injures foot, may miss playoff
Author: 0 Alabama LB Dylan Moses injures foot, may miss playoff

According to al.com, Moses likely suffered a season-ending injury to his foot. As a result, Moses "will be out indefinitely", Saban said. Once Dion Hamilton went down, Moses' role increased substantially the last few games for the Tide. Filling in for Moses is expected to be redshirt junior Keith Holcombe or sophomore Mack Wilson . The Crimson Tide, despite not making the SEC title game, was placed at the No.

Sport Lane Kiffin agrees to new 10-year deal with Florida Atlantic
Author: 0 Lane Kiffin agrees to new 10-year deal with Florida Atlantic

FAU has won 9 in a row and plays Akron tonight in the Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl. Using a hyrbid of Kiffin's system with his offensive coordinator Kendal Briles's background from Baylor, the Owls averaged 40 points per game (up 14 points from 2016) and 46.3 over the last eight games.

Sport Lanzini gets two-game ban for Stoke dive
Author: 0 Lanzini gets two-game ban for Stoke dive

Speaking to reporters after Saturday's game, Hughes said: "I've seen it again". Lanzini is now set to be suspended for West Ham's League Cup quarter-final against Arsenal on Tuesday, as well their crucial basement battle with Newcastle in the Premier League on Saturday.

Sport Wall Street climbs on rising tax-cut hopes; Nasdaq breaks above 7000
Author: 0 Wall Street climbs on rising tax-cut hopes; Nasdaq breaks above 7000

The bill would cut U.S. corporate tax rates to 21 per cent from 35 per cent, which investors are betting will boost profits as well as trigger share buybacks and higher dividend payouts. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 0.5 percent to 2,690.16. Shares of Amplify Snack soared 70 per cent to $11.94 after Hershey said it would buy the SkinnyPop popcorn maker in a $1.6 billion deal.

Sport Ryan Shazier in attendance at Steelers-Patriots game
Author: 0 Ryan Shazier in attendance at Steelers-Patriots game

Just three days ago, Shazier was still in the hospital but starting his physical rehab. He's sitting in a suite waving a Terrible Towel, and he got an absolutely massive ovation from the adoring Heinz Field crowd when he was shown on the Jumbotron and TV broadcast.

Author: 0 Mourinho: Mkhitaryan may be playing against Bristol City

The leaders posed for a full squad photo in the Etihad Stadium dressing room and sang about United "parking the bus" after Saturday's 4-1 win over Tottenham. 'I think this is a hard place to play (for visiting teams), and it will be on Wednesday given the atmosphere. "There is no space for everybody because you need balance on the bench too".