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Sports Queiroz cautious ahead of quarter-final showdown with ‘giants’ China
Author: 0 Queiroz cautious ahead of quarter-final showdown with ‘giants’ China

Despite a truly abject performance against Iran - and the embarrassing gulf in class - Queiroz compared Lippi to former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson, in terms of the Italian's impact on football . - Since the start of the 2004 Asian Cup, Iran have only lost one of their 22 games in the competition, excluding penalty shoot-outs (W14 D7 L1), a 1-0 defeat to South Korea in the 2011 last eight.

Sports Part-time spinner takes eight wickets in second innings as Windies crush England
Author: 0 Part-time spinner takes eight wickets in second innings as Windies crush England

But that was before Dowrich and Shimron Hetmyer (31) put together a half-century partnership, before Holder and Dowrich took the match completely out of England's reach. Ben Stokes too was adjudged legbefore before the all-rounder chose to take a review, where it became clear that he had inside edged the ball, resulting in an overturn of the decision.

Sports Lions LB Bates arrested in Queens
Author: 0 Lions LB Bates arrested in Queens

Bates said he did not like the officer in the area and when a sergeant entered the processing area, Bates punched the sergeant in the eye. The Lions released a statement regarding the incident Saturday afternoon. 'We have not spoken to Trevor as of yet and are still in the process of gathering more information. A linebacker on the Detroit Lions is facing up to seven years in prison having he assaulted a police officer in Queens , authorities said Saturday.

Sports Finally, Australian Open champ Naomi Osaka has the moment she deserved
Author: 0 Finally, Australian Open champ Naomi Osaka has the moment she deserved

Osaka denied Kvitova an emotional third grand slam title and secured back-to-back majors of her own on Saturday night with a steely 7-6 (7-2) 5-7 6-4 triumph over the Czech. "Congratulations to the 2x Grand Slam champion, @Naomi_Osaka!", she tweeted. Australian media this week published gruesome photographs of her injured hand, with the flesh sliced open and the tip of the index finger nearly cut off.

Sports Boy's project tries to prove Tom Brady is 'a cheater'
Author: 0 Boy's project tries to prove Tom Brady is 'a cheater'

Ace Davis is now a hero to a lot of National Football League fans. "I hate Tom Brady ", Davis said. He entered a project on Brady and deflated footballs in his school science fair - and won . "He's not a big fan of school", his dad, Christopher, told CBS News . Ace's fourth-grade project earned an honorable mention, according to Millcreek's website .

Sports Hazard explains the difference between Giroud and Chelsea new boy Higuain
Author: 0 Hazard explains the difference between Giroud and Chelsea new boy Higuain

Speaking ahead of Sunday's FA Cup fourth-round tie with Sheffield Wednesday , he told a news conference: "I think to put too much emphasis on that would be wrong". That agreement includes an option to buy, which seems likely given that the Italian coach has worked with the frontman before at Napoli . "It was very, very similar to when I first came here", Zola added.

Sports Karolina Pliskova breaks net camera during Australian Open defeat
Author: 0 Karolina Pliskova breaks net camera during Australian Open defeat

She was broken in three consecutive service games as Pliskova grew from strength to strength and eventually won the match 6-4, 4-6, 7-5. But unlike her last grand slam loss, when the American's bitter exchange with the chair umpire at last year's US Open stole the spotlight from Japanese history-maker Naomi Osaka , Williams was magnanimous in defeat.

Sports Mariano Rivera becomes first player in Hall of Fame history elected unanimously
Author: 0 Mariano Rivera becomes first player in Hall of Fame history elected unanimously

Halladay died in November 2017 at 40 years old when an airplane he was flying crashed into the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida. Results from this year's vote were announced Tuesday by the Baseball Writers Association of America , with Rivera one of four players voted in, along with Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina .

Sports Rafael Nadal crushes Stefanos Tsitsipas in stunning Australian Open semi-final victory
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal crushes Stefanos Tsitsipas in stunning Australian Open semi-final victory

Kvitova and Collins' semifinal match will be played on Wednesday. "I knew the ball was going to be jumping". "Then you have to compete, you have to win matches, because after a while without competing it is always a challenge". Through to the Aussie Open semifinals after a dominant performance against sixth seed Elina Svitolina , Osaka needs just one more victory to make her second consecutive major final, and just two more wins to be the first woman to win back-to-back Slams since Serena ...

Sports Naomi Osaka beats Petra Kvitova to claim her first Australian Open title
Author: 0 Naomi Osaka beats Petra Kvitova to claim her first Australian Open title

Kvitova has always been known for her ability to take matches to three sets, though, and so it proved when she forced a decider after holding her serve to love. A smiling Osaka dropped to her haunches on the baseline before returning to her chair and covering her face in shock as she savoured the moment. It took Osaka until the second game of the decider to restore her equilibrium, and much to her credit she held serve and then broke as errors started to reappear from the other side of the ...

Sports A.J. Pollock, Dodgers agree to five-year deal
Author: 0 A.J. Pollock, Dodgers agree to five-year deal

Pollock missed almost two months previous year because of a broken left thumb, the latest in a long line of injuries that have limited Pollock to 113 games since his breakout All-Star season in 2015. Pollock, 31, had spent his entire seven-year career with the Diamondbacks before becoming a free agent. By signing Pollock to a value that exceeds $50 million, the Dodgers will additionally lose a draft pick and $500,000 in worldwide signing money.

Sports Chelsea beat Spurs on penalties to reach EFL Cup final
Author: 0 Chelsea beat Spurs on penalties to reach EFL Cup final

Spurs , who are also without Son Heung-min, on Asian Cup duty with South Korea, take a 1-0 lead to Stamford Bridge after the first leg and are bidding for their first silverware since 2008. Despite Spurs' lack of attacking options, Pochettino has no plans to recall striker Vincent Janssen to his first-team squad. For the second half? In Italy or Spain it's more about taking time to restart the game, but here the fans are used to play, transition, corner, goal, boom.

Sports Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul have bans lifted by BCCI
Author: 0 Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul have bans lifted by BCCI

Rahul, meanwhile, may play for India A in the ongoing one-day series against England Lions. However, an inquiry will take place into the matter, for which an ombudsman is to be appointed by the Supreme Court. Post all the backlash for his comments, Hardik Pandya had taken to his social media page earlier to apologise. Karan Johar , who was the host of the show, too received a lot of flak for the way he kept pushing the cricketers and made no attempts to divert the issue when the ...

Sports Djokovic advances to Australian Open semifinals
Author: 0 Djokovic advances to Australian Open semifinals

In the unlikely event the match should proceed to the new, final set super tie-break (first to 10 points) neither player will be unhappy, Nishikori already ending two of his four matches here to-date by the shortened route. I think I've lost to him nine times so far in the grand slams, and I lost some tough matches in finals and semis at the French Open and US Open. "I always thought he's a great quality player", Djokovic said.

Sports Golden State Warriors, With No Invite From Trump, Meet with Obama Instead
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors, With No Invite From Trump, Meet with Obama Instead

The trip was reportedly set up by Steph Curry who has become friends with the former President over the last few years. Forward Draymond Green echoed his teammate's thoughts, saying "It was good". Curry said he had no idea where the idea came from. It was March 19, 2012 - the night the Golden State Warriors started moving the rock. Since President Donald Trump was elected, many teams have decided not to go for the ceremonial visit due to his divisive politics.

Sports Veteran TE Watson rips Goodell for silence on blown calls
Author: 0 Veteran TE Watson rips Goodell for silence on blown calls

The hit happened when Robey-Coleman appeared to run into Lewis before the ball arrived from Saints quarterback Drew Brees on third-and-10 at the Rams' 13-yard line - a controversial play with 1:45 remaining in a 20-20 game. Since Sunday's Superdome Screwjob that kept New Orleans out of Super Bowl XLIII, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has gone silent. "We will move on from this game an will be there to support the Black and Gold when they take the field again this fall".

Sports PSG worry after Neymar leaves injured and crying
Author: 0 PSG worry after Neymar leaves injured and crying

Each season PSG are judged according to their Champions League results, with former coach Unai Emery sacked following a last-16 loss to eventual champions Real Madrid last term. His manager Thomas Tuchel said he was taken to hospital for further evaluation, with the club later confirming he'd reinjured the fifth-metatarsal in his right foot that required surgery ahead of the 2018 World Cup.

Sports Gonzalo Higuaín can score 30 goals a season, says Sarri
Author: 0 Gonzalo Higuaín can score 30 goals a season, says Sarri

The Juventus striker made his loan switch on Wednesday evening. If Higuain impresses over the remainder of the campaign, then Chelsea can snap him up for £31.6 million ($41m). "If he is physically right, he will score goals . It's a team I've always liked that has a lot of history, a wonderful stadium and they play in the Premier League, a league I've always wanted to play in ", Higuain said in a statement on the Chelsea website .

Sports Pacers star to have surgery, done for season
Author: 0 Pacers star to have surgery, done for season

He's a special player and a special person", McMillan said . "They carry down and attach to the top of the knee cap and the attachment of those muscles to the top of the knee cap is the quadriceps tendon itself". Fans chanted Oladipo's name as he was carted off the court, while wiping away a tear and waving to the crowd. Team officials announced during the game it was a "serious injury" to his right knee but waited until Thursday's MRI to provide more details.

Sports Stephen A Smith: Lakers Should Consider Trade For Mike Conley
Author: 0 Stephen A Smith: Lakers Should Consider Trade For Mike Conley

One name that comes to mind is Donovan Mitchell who could learn a thing or two from Conley. Some other players like maybe Grayson Allen or Derrick Favors could work plus a pick in future National Basketball Association drafts, the Bleacher Report reported.

Sports Unai Emery delivers Arsenal January transfer update
Author: 0 Unai Emery delivers Arsenal January transfer update

I can say to you only that he is a good person and a good professional". James Rodriguez's father has been talking to the media about his son's future, claiming there is interest in the Colombian superstar from Arsenal and Tottenham. "The club is working". L'Equipe said, this morning, that the manager is ordered by his employers to include the world cup winning star in his team as soon as possible.

Sports Pouille's best-laid plan goes awry against Djokovic
Author: 0 Pouille's best-laid plan goes awry against Djokovic

That's how it is in tennis . "I think it always has to start or go back to the very essence of why I play the sport: it's love and passion for the game". "I wish I would have served better and cleaned up some aspects of my game where I felt I was a little behind". "After that I couldn't really bend my knees and couldn't jump up, so I chose to stop".

Sports Which All-Stars should LeBron and Giannis draft first?
Author: 0 Which All-Stars should LeBron and Giannis draft first?

So who are the best picks for Antetokounmpo and James to build their teams around? It will follow last year's format: The two team captains will draft rosters from the pool of players voted as starters and reserves in each conference, making their picks regardless of conference affiliation.

Sports Barcelona boss Valverde defends Messi omission in Copa del Rey defeat
Author: 0 Barcelona boss Valverde defends Messi omission in Copa del Rey defeat

Sevilla will host Barcelona in the first leg of a Copa del Rey quarterfinals on Wednesday, Jan. 23. "Last year we paid the price for our efforts in the Copa, and now we're rotating more because we think it's the best thing to do". At the other end, Malcom fired wide after rounding Sevilla keeper Juan Soriano against the run of play on the stroke of halftime. FC Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has a big problem on his hands for now, and he needs to find a solution fast.

Sports Reds get pitcher Sonny Gray from Yankees for prospect, pick
Author: 0 Reds get pitcher Sonny Gray from Yankees for prospect, pick

He spent three years in the lower levels with the Rangers, but ended up getting traded to the Yankees for Ronald Herrera last year and pitched at four different levels, reaching Double-A for one start. Odds are high that Gray will be an effective Red; he will rejoin his old Vanderbilt pitching coach at the helm of a rotation that's been entirely reshaped this offseason, featuring veterans Tanner Roark and Alex Wood .