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Sports What's Next in the Kyler Murray Saga?
Author: 0 What's Next in the Kyler Murray Saga?

Winning the Heisman, Murray threw for 4,361 passing yards, 1,001 rushing yards, and 43 touchdowns last season. He just completed a season as quarterback for the Oklahoma Sooners . He is scheduled to report to spring training in Arizona with the Athletics on Feb.15. The record books are loaded with dual threat prospects, who were forced to make choices between baseball and football, ranging from such players as John Elway .

Sports Premier League legend announces his retirement at the end of the season
Author: 0 Premier League legend announces his retirement at the end of the season

Chelsea described their former No.1 as "a champion on and off the pitch" and added: "He will be remembered not just as our best-ever goalie but also as one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time".And Cech's former Blues boss Jose Mourinho said: 'I am honoured to have been the manager that gave Petr a top Premier League No.1 shirt.

Author: 0 Simona Halep beats Venus and will face Serena Williams

The 37-year-old Williams, chasing a record-extending eighth Melbourne title in the professional era, barely broke sweat on a sunny afternoon at Rod Laver Arena as she racked up 20 winners and beat the 57th-ranked 18-year-old in a breezy 67 minutes.

Sports Transfer: Chelsea close in on Higuain deal
Author: 0 Transfer: Chelsea close in on Higuain deal

Italian football league president Gaetano Micciche hailed the match as a success, with reports there were up to 15 000 women among the 62 000 crowd in the stadium. Gonzalo Higuain , heavily linked with a move to Chelsea this month, came on as a substitute for Milan but their task got harder in the 73rd minute when Franck Kessie was sent off for a nasty foul on Emre Can.

Sports West Ham open to selling Arnautovic if price is right
Author: 0 West Ham open to selling Arnautovic if price is right

Manuel Pellegrini admitted West Ham would consider selling Marko Arnautovic if the price is right. Arnautovic has three and a half years to run on his contract and although the Hammers don't want to sell him, the deal is not dead. Asked about the speculation surrounding Arnautovic, Pellegrini said on Thursday: 'Marko is one of the most important players we have, but the squad knows these things can happen.

Sports Asian Cup: Son Heung-min helps South Korea beat China 2-0
Author: 0 Asian Cup: Son Heung-min helps South Korea beat China 2-0

Having returned to the side against China , he won the penalty from which Hwang Ui-jo opened the scoring before setting up the second goal for Kim Min-jae. "It's an honour to wear this red shirt and play for the national team", he said. Meanwhile, Son has just put the finishing touches on a run with Tottenham that has seen him rack up nine goals in his last dozen games.

Sports Tottenham linked with Liverpool striker
Author: 0 Tottenham linked with Liverpool striker

Kane is the club's top scorer with 14 league goals this season , followed by Son with eight. 'After the Tranmere game in the FA Cup, all the headlines were for Fernando Llorente. "We are so insane, the managers that sometimes we decide to do something different, no?" The former Belvedere Boys talent signed his first contract with the Premier League giants last July and has progressed impressively.

Sports Austrialia Open: Serena defeats Bouchard to move into third round
Author: 0 Austrialia Open: Serena defeats Bouchard to move into third round

Williams match against Bouchard suggested the first challenge might be a more pressing concern than the second. The rest of the set was not that good for Serena either, losing serve in games four and six to keep Bouchard in, although she was always in front after taking the rival's serve four times in total, closing the opener with a hold at 15 in game eight thanks to a smash victor.

Sports Fourth seed Zverev scrapes into Australian Open third round
Author: 0 Fourth seed Zverev scrapes into Australian Open third round

However, Majchrzak began to suffer cramps on another scorching day in Melbourne and lost the third set 6-0 before retiring in the fourth. Wawrinka kept coming oh-so-close, and Raonic kept hanging in there and toughing out the most important moments.

Sports Open shock: Maria Sharapova eliminates defending champion
Author: 0 Open shock: Maria Sharapova eliminates defending champion

Russia's Maria Sharapova celebrates after winning the match against Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki . No. 15-seeded Barty took two almost years off from the tennis tour after the 2014 U.S. Wozniacki, 28, led 4-1 in the first set, only to see Sharapova battle back. The Russian shrieked in delight after converting her third breakpoint in the seventh game of the deciding set with a scorching forehand and broke Wozniacki again to seal the victory.

Sports Lowry ties course record in Abu Dhabi
Author: 0 Lowry ties course record in Abu Dhabi

Apart from Shubhankar Sharma, who became the first Indian to win the prestigious European Tour Rookie of the Year award last year, other top Indian golfers like Anirban Lahiri, Gaganjeet Bhullar, and S.S.P. Ireland's Lowry shot 10 birdies and didn't record a single birdie during his round, equaling the record at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club set by Henrik Stenson in 2006.

Sports Lakers’ Michael Beasley Tries To Check Into NBA Game In Practice Shorts
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During the waning seconds of regulation, Lonzo Ball was called for a shooting foul on Russell Westbrook . The referees ruled Westbrook was in the shooting motion, which gave him three free throws . Thunder: Backup center Nerlens Noel returned after sitting out four games while in concussion protocol. This season's total already represents the most games he has missed consecutively in any season, eclipsing the eight straight he sat out in 2014-15 while dealing with back and knee pain.

Sports Tiafoe sends fifth seed Anderson packing in round two
Author: 0 Tiafoe sends fifth seed Anderson packing in round two

The 17-time Grand Slam champion set up a meeting with another Australian in Alex de Minaur , who defeated Switzerland's Henri Laaksonen 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, 4-6, 6-3. After saving the first break point, he ripped a backhand victor, capping a 17-ball rally to get back to deuce. The match was halted briefly before world No 189 Evans, on the comeback trail after serving a one-year ban for testing positive to cocaine, pushed the set to a tiebreak.

Sports David Warner switching stance within Laws of Cricket: MCC
Author: 0 David Warner switching stance within Laws of Cricket: MCC

Warner became the second Australian to injure his elbow playing in the Bangladesh Premier League on Wednesday night as he hit 61 not out for his Sylhet Sixers , after Steve Smith was also hurt in the competition last week. That over from Lamichhane gave Sixers a stranglehold in the game as Tanvir and Rana negotiated with the defence as Riders ultimately fell 27 runs short.

Sports Ahead of Australia Tests, Dinesh Chandimal seeks inspiration from the Indian team
Author: 0 Ahead of Australia Tests, Dinesh Chandimal seeks inspiration from the Indian team

India clinched the one-day worldwide series with a seven-wicket victory with four balls to spare in the third and deciding game against Australia in Melbourne on Friday. Australia too have taken steps towards identifying a core group for the World Cup . India leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal earlier captured the best figures by any bowler in one-day cricket in Australia to restrict the home side to just 230.

Sports Barcelona avoid Copa del Rey expulsion despite Levante complaint over ineligible player
Author: 0 Barcelona avoid Copa del Rey expulsion despite Levante complaint over ineligible player

In quotes reported by Marca, Valverde said after Thursday's second-leg win: "We have no doubt about Chumi , neither before, nor after, nor during, we think that we should be in the draw tomorrow". With Messi back in the lineup after being rested in the first leg, Barcelona easily reversed the 2-1 deficit from the first match. In the 54th minute, Dembele crossed to Messi from the right before the Argentine shot into the bottom corner.

Sports Robertson: New deal a 'no-brainer'
Author: 0 Robertson: New deal a 'no-brainer'

Mr Sheridan added: "I've been a proud Liverpool supporter since I was a boy and have supported the club through thick and thin, so I'm absolutely thrilled to be off to the match on Saturday". After City boss Pep Guardiola had warned his players to keep up the pressure in case "one day they (Liverpool) fail", Mane was reported by the Sun as claiming supreme confidence in his side's ability to get over the line.

Sports Manny Machado's agent calls reports 'wrong'
Author: 0 Manny Machado's agent calls reports 'wrong'

Fancred's Jon Heyman has reported that ny was willing to offer Machado upwards of $175 million when the two sides met in December, but the infielder wasn't ready to talk numbers. It remains to be seen whether those additions will have any impact on his decision. "But also the fact that if he plays third base, which he would for the Phillies, he's a gold glove third basemen".

Sports Tiger Woods to make 2019 bow at Torrey Pines
Author: 0 Tiger Woods to make 2019 bow at Torrey Pines

After being limited by back injuries to just two tournaments in the span of more than two full calendar years, Woods made a triumphant comeback in 2018, starting at Torrey Pines. After the Ryder Cup the following week, he competed against Phil Mickelson in a one-day match on November 23 before finishing 16th out of 18 players in his foundation's Hero World Challenge in early December.

Sports Federer relieved after getting past 'mirror' Evans
Author: 0 Federer relieved after getting past 'mirror' Evans

Third seeded Roger Federer will look to continue his winning run when he takes on Taylor Fritz in their third round match at the 2019 Australian Open . In a high-quality clash, Federer hit 56 winners, while Evans was impressive and had his chances to grab at least one set. Defending champion Roger Federer beat Dan Evans 3-0 (7-6, 7-6, 6-3) on Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reports.

Sports Andy Murray loses Australian Open thriller to Roberto Bautista Agut
Author: 0 Andy Murray loses Australian Open thriller to Roberto Bautista Agut

Instead of continuing until one player leads by two clear games, third sets for women and fifth sets for men now go to a super tie-break when the score reaches six games all with the first to 10 points triumphing. "He has also been blessed with two daughters and I think he's grown up with a really strong female role model with his mum and now his wife is also a strong character so he is surrounded by great, strong women".

Sports Nick Kyrgios responds to claims of a rift with Lleyton Hewitt
Author: 0 Nick Kyrgios responds to claims of a rift with Lleyton Hewitt

Tomic alleged that Hewitt's promotion of Open debutant Polmans, the world No. 169, and Bolt, who has at played three majors without winning a match, was improper. I stand by my call a couple years ago, I knew something was wrong in the Davis Cup . Tomic hasn't played Davis Cup since 2016, while Kyrgios opted out of Australia's World Group playoff last September in Austria to save himself for Laver Cup.

Sports Pogba: Manchester United have 'more of a structure' under Solskjaer
Author: 0 Pogba: Manchester United have 'more of a structure' under Solskjaer

Mourinho also discussed the issue of player power, suggesting clubs need to protect their coaches with a director of football - something United are trying to implement at Old Trafford. "It is very easy to be behind a certain idea of certain football without results. I belong in top-level football ". Mourinho was unhappy with the Reds' transfer policy last summer, and hit out at the club's inability to sign a centre-back during their pre-season tour in the USA.

Sports Hewitt accuses Tomic of 'physical threats, blackmail'
Author: 0 Hewitt accuses Tomic of 'physical threats, blackmail'

Tomic claimed there was a "conflict of interests" in Hewitt's Davis Cup team selections and demanded he was removed from the role. Bernard Tomic has branded Lleyton Hewitt a liar, denying he has ever threatened the Davis Cup captain's family.

Sports Langer hails Kohli, compares him with Tendulkar
Author: 0 Langer hails Kohli, compares him with Tendulkar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar was the star with the ball, as he, in his economical spell, picked four valuable wickets. MS Dhoni (55) and Dinesh Karthik (25), both unbeaten, saw the tourists home. The former Indian captain was visibly exhausted and literally walked to complete his single. He designed his knock mostly with ones and two stitching partnerships with Ambati Rayudu and MS Dhoni .

Sports Atletico Madrid refuse permanent deal for Chelsea striker Morata
Author: 0 Atletico Madrid refuse permanent deal for Chelsea striker Morata

Chelsea have agreed a deal to sign striker Gonzalo Higuain on loan from Juventus until the end of the season, according to reports in the British media. Atletico Madrid have stepped up their pursuit of Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata and have offered two of their own forwards to the Blues in a bid to get the deal over the line.