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Sports Manchester City make Riyad Mahrez enquiry after Leroy Sané injury
Author: 0 Manchester City make Riyad Mahrez enquiry after Leroy Sané injury

The paper said the bid was below Leicester's valuation of the 26-year-old Algerian who reportedly put in a transfer request this week. The Foxes chose to turn down the Premier League leaders' offer, but it was Mahrez's actions beforehand that has rubbed his teammates up the wrong way.

Sports Ander Herrera backs Alexis Sanchez's unsung qualities
Author: 0 Ander Herrera backs Alexis Sanchez's unsung qualities

Jose Mourinho will not prevent Zlatan Ibrahimovic from leaving Manchester United if the Swedish striker expresses a desire to move on. While most of the headlines surrounding Sanchez's debut focused on his play going forward, new teammate Ander Herrera was struck by Sanchez's " fight " and defensive effort.

Sports John Wall to reportedly have knee procedure, miss up to two months
Author: 0 John Wall to reportedly have knee procedure, miss up to two months

Get the app and get the game. The Wizards are now in sixth place in the Eastern Conference with a 27-22 record. A timeline for Wall's return will be provided following completion of the procedure. Wall had been slated to play for Team LeBron on February 18 in Los Angeles in what would have been his fifth straight All-Star Game. The surgery will be performed by Richard D.

Sports MLS Miami announcement: The day has finally come for David Beckham
Author: 0 MLS Miami announcement: The day has finally come for David Beckham

But I don't give up. Beckham , 42, first announced his intention to exercise his right to buy an MLS franchise in 2014. The Florida city has always been identified as a potential MLS expansion area but the Beckham-backed venture to take a team there has been beset by years of difficulties over the location of a possible new stadium.

Sports West Brom close in on Daniel Sturridge loan from Liverpool
Author: 0 West Brom close in on Daniel Sturridge loan from Liverpool

Sturridge had the chance to move to Inter Milan after the Italians struck an agreement with Liverpool , but the 28-year-old's delay in taking up that option indicated a preference... Newcastle submitted two offers for the Denmark global but Feyenoord are refusing to lower their £20m asking price. The club believe it is too much of a risk to pay Feyenoord's asking price of around £22million for Danish frontman Nicolai Jorgensen, although Benitez could now make a plea for owner Mike Ashley ...

Sports Blitzboks drawn with England at Hamilton Sevens
Author: 0 Blitzboks drawn with England at Hamilton Sevens

That said, they're on a very tough side of the finals draw, which is shown clearly by the strength of their opponent in New Zealand as their first matchup. The Black Ferns Sevens have failed to fire in Sunday's Sydney Sevens final, limply falling 31-0 to Australia. "Playing New Zealand is not always easy", the soft spoken Cakaudrove native said.

Sports More Slam glory beckons for ageless Federer
Author: 0 More Slam glory beckons for ageless Federer

Marin Cilic has won the second set in a tiebreaker to level the Australian Open final against Roger Federer at one set apiece. But he said, "I think he's going to have a lot of success". Sure, Cilic knows what it takes to win a Grand Slam, but Federer can match that every day of the week for nearly a month. There, Safin fends off two break points in game three and he broke in game six after a costly double fault from Roger, jumping into a 5-2 lead with a hold in the following game.

Sports Jamie Vardy Pours Scorn on Leicester Departure Rumours Amid Chelsea & Everton Interest
Author: 0 Jamie Vardy Pours Scorn on Leicester Departure Rumours Amid Chelsea & Everton Interest

Meanwhile, the Posh are without Gwion Edwards due to injury whilst new signing George Cooper and Joe Ward are both cup-tied. However, top scorer Jack Marriott is hoping to overcome a knock to be involved. With nothing to lose, Peterborough came out with renewed vigour for the second half and were handed a lifeline when Hughes bundled home Steven Taylor's header in the 58th minute.

Sports Cilic tames Edmund to achieve first Australian Open ultimate
Author: 0 Cilic tames Edmund to achieve first Australian Open ultimate

He said the umpire's decision to warn Cilic on break-point down was hard to understand when Seven statisticians recorded that Cilic went over the 25 second mark 40 per cent of the time , while Nadal was responsible for going over his allotted time 45 per cent of the time - and escaped any warning.

Sports QB Carson Wentz: 'I'll Be Back Better Than Ever'
Author: 0 QB Carson Wentz: 'I'll Be Back Better Than Ever'

Seeing this team battle through these playoffs, battle all season long through adversity, injury after injury - I wasn't the only one; a lot of guys went down - just seeing the resiliency of this team, it's just such a tight brotherhood. "I knew the season was over for me personally". I got through that pretty quick. "So as I sort of just stepped away from the game for those few days, I was able to talk to him, talk to him about how I felt.

Sports Conte 'very happy' with current Chelsea squad but would welcome additions
Author: 0 Conte 'very happy' with current Chelsea squad but would welcome additions

But with one route to Wembley closed, thoughts soon turned to another: the FA Cup and Sunday's visit of Newcastle United to Stamford Bridge. We were looking forward to going back but we couldn't make it. "We started very well, we scored, then conceded a odd goal - two unusual goals - and were unlucky in two circumstances". The club is to take the best decision for the team.

Sports Tiger Woods starts slowly in PGA Tour comeback
Author: 0 Tiger Woods starts slowly in PGA Tour comeback

All three of his birdies were from inside 2 feet, after stuffed approach shots. "It's hard to make a lot of birdies when you're not giving yourself any looks, and I didn't do that today", Woods said. "Mine came out a normal window, his was about 30 feet higher than that". It came out like a pitching wedge. "There were some things out there that were pretty cool to see".

Sports India lastly will get Rabada, South Africa 81-Three in third check
Author: 0 India lastly will get Rabada, South Africa 81-Three in third check

During the first day of play, Ganguly took to Twitter to raise the issue of a poor wicket for Test Cricket with the International Cricket Council (ICC). Batting well outside his crease to negate swing, he walked right across his stumps to his first ball even as Bhuvneshwar was loading to combat seam as well.

Sports LeBron James shy of 30K points but not short on confidence
Author: 0 LeBron James shy of 30K points but not short on confidence

James hasn't scored less than seven points in a game this season, so there is a good chance that he'll reach the 30,000 mark. Nowitzki shared Silver's sentiment. In an Instagram post , Drizzy compared his new song "God's Plan" breaking the U.S. Spotify record with over 4.3 million streams to James' career achievement.

Sports Arsenal agree huge package for Aubameyang
Author: 0 Arsenal agree huge package for Aubameyang

Dortmund want Olivier Giroud as Aubameyang's replacement and have demanded that Arsenal include the French International in any deal they propose. "We are not close to a deal for Aubameyang with Dortmund or anybody else", he told reporters in his pre-match press conference ahead of the EFL Cup semi-final with Chelsea on Wednesday.

Sports NBA All-Star reserves identified
Author: 0 NBA All-Star reserves identified

The 21-year-old Australian was overlooked for an Eastern Conference reserve slot, as coaches preferred Washington duo John Wall and Bradley Beal and IN guard Victor Oladipo . Working against him? The fact that he missed 17 games due to injury and plays in the same conference as an abundance of talented guards. It appears the new uniforms will feature one team in black and the other in white, with all players wearing black-and-white versions of their regular team logos on their jersey ...

Sports Australian Open: Simona Halep overcomes a slow start to dismiss Pliskova
Author: 0 Australian Open: Simona Halep overcomes a slow start to dismiss Pliskova

Osaka's spirit ebbed away in the second set and after establishing a 5-2 lead Halep crunched a forehand return victor to seal victory and reach the last eight for the third time. "So it's not feeling rushed and that I have to go for something crazy-big on the first one". The 22-year-old threatened to mount a recovery when she pulled back from 3-0 to 3-2 in the second but, after her serve was broken again in the next game, the match quickly went away from her.

Author: 0 Steve Wilks named Cardinals head coach

The Cardinals announced the hire Monday. Seeing as they have no real options at quarterback, there was a train of thought that they could side with an offensive style of coach. The Cardinals don't have a quarterback under contract, but they were in a bad spot in 2013 as well and that worked out fine. Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson , upon seeing the news leak out, tweeted out an emphatic message in all capital letters: "I LOVE IT".

Sports Shutdown or not, AFN will broadcast NFL championship games
Author: 0 Shutdown or not, AFN will broadcast NFL championship games

The network enables US service members around the world to watch American TV, but with the government shutdown underway, the service was cut off. This means that USA military members overseas, if they so choose, can watch the Jacksonville Jaguars take on the New England Patriots , and the Philadelphia Eagles square up against the Minnesota Vikings .

Sports McDonald to replace Adams as Ireland's Sinn Fein chief
Author: 0 McDonald to replace Adams as Ireland's Sinn Fein chief

Ms McDonald, the current deputy leader and a Dublin Central TD, is now set to succeed him at a special ard fheis on Saturday February 10. McDonald continued; "The truth is, many friends have correctly said to me that I have big shoes to fill, but the truth is no one will ever fill Gerry Adams' shoes".

Sports Everton agree a deal to sell Aaron Lennon
Author: 0 Everton agree a deal to sell Aaron Lennon

Following victory over Exeter City in the FA Cup, Alan Pardew's side kept their momentum with their first Premier League win since mid-August. The Toffees haven't had a single shot on target in the Premier League since Idrissa Gueye's goal against Bournemouth, a run of 213 minutes without one - they have had 21 shots since Gueye scored.

Sports Kim Kardashian and Kanye West name their newborn baby Chicago
Author: 0 Kim Kardashian and Kanye West name their newborn baby Chicago

But Kardashian and West aren't pioneering the idea of naming a son or daughter after a city, according to Babycenter.com . The hospital is known as the preferred place for Hollywood celebrities to give birth, and it's the facility where the couple welcomed Chicago's big sister North , 4, and older brother Saint , 2.