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Sports Andreas Athanasiou, Red Wings finally settle on one-year deal
Author: 0 Andreas Athanasiou, Red Wings finally settle on one-year deal

It's a one-year deal worth $1.387 million. Athanasiou is considered one of the players that the Red Wings hope to build a future around, but with Anthony Mantha and Dylan Larkin also reaching restricted free agent status following the 2018 season, Detroit will have its hands full with the task of keeping the young core together.

Sports 5 keys to Astros-Yankees ALCS Game 6
Author: 0 5 keys to Astros-Yankees ALCS Game 6

If the Yankees win the keys to the game, they will win this game and it will be closing night in the ALCS. It's up to Luis Severino to continue that trend. "It's a special thing, and I know that I'm not taking it for granted". Even if Verlander pitches as well as he has this postseason, the lack of run support will come back to bite him.

Sports Arsenal vs Liverpool controversial Xmas fixture rescheduled
Author: 0 Arsenal vs Liverpool controversial Xmas fixture rescheduled

Sky Sport has eventually decided against moving back any of the fixtures originally scheduled for Saturday, December 23, to Sunday, December 24, following lengthy discussions with clubs, fans and the Premier League . After further discussions, Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore praised the "flexibility" of United Kingdom television broadcasters Sky and BT.

Author: 0 Baker fired by Nationals

To all of you who came to see us at Nationals Park this year, and to the millions more who experienced our games on television, radio, or your mobile devices, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts. The Los Angeles Dodgers became the first team to advance to the World Series by eliminating the Chicago Cubs last night, while the New York Yankees can advance if they beat the Houston Astros in Game 6 tonight.

Sports Crystal Palace expect Benteke to return ahead of schedule
Author: 0 Crystal Palace expect Benteke to return ahead of schedule

I don't have much interest in what happens in the next two or three months. Crystal Palace , although rooted to the bottom of the table, do pose a threat this weekend though as they enter the match on the back of a surprise 2-1 victory against Chelsea- where they scored their first goals of the campaign and picked up their first points of the season.

Sports Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: 'Zlatan Ibrahimovic could return in 2017'
Author: 0 Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: 'Zlatan Ibrahimovic could return in 2017'

I don't know when he comes back'. That was interpreted as a thinly-veiled criticism of rival Antonio Conte, at his former club Chelsea , and provoked an angry response from the Italian. Maybe you know the player. "But we adapt to it and try the best we can", he said . "Zlatan is working under our control here as I would expect".

Sports Arjun Tendulkar bowls to Team India at the nets
Author: 0 Arjun Tendulkar bowls to Team India at the nets

In a recent interview, Kohli revealed that Amir was "one of the toughest" bowlers he had faced in his global career. Chasing a modest 84, India were jolted by Mohammad Amir , who dismissed Rohit Sharma , Ajinkya Rahane and Suresh Raina in quick succession.

Sports My Focus Is Tottenham, Not Manchester City - Mauricio Pochettino
Author: 0 My Focus Is Tottenham, Not Manchester City - Mauricio Pochettino

Burnley are yet to lose while Nick Pope has played in goal, while Sean Dyche's men are now on a six-match unbeaten streak in the Premier League. With Burnley now residing in seventh, the Clarets have secured 13 points so far this season and are on equal terms with the likes of Liverpool , Arsenal and Chelsea .

Sports Aaron Rodgers posts 'comeback starts now' photo after surgery
Author: 0 Aaron Rodgers posts 'comeback starts now' photo after surgery

The 6-foot-3, 232-pound Evans originally was signed as an undrafted rookie by the Philadelphia Eagles out of Virginia Tech on May 12 but was placed on injured reserve four days later and later released. There is still no indication of a timetable for Rodgers' return to action. He did not undergo surgery after that injury, which occurred in Week 9. The Packers are 4-2, good for second place in the NFC North.

Sports Fernando Alonso, McLaren deny contract for one year only
Author: 0 Fernando Alonso, McLaren deny contract for one year only

The double Formula One world champion, now confirmed for another year at McLaren , told reporters at the U.S. Grand Prix that Daytona was under consideration. Nevertheless, with McLaren moving to Renault engines next year, the Spanish driver has continued to show commitment to the British team. This news comes just a month after McLaren announced that it's ending its fruitless partnership with Honda and switching to Renault engines.

Author: 0 Ozil Tells Teammates Which Club He Is Joining

And despite scoring 132 goals during his time in north London, Van Persie is largely despised by Arsenal fans. Ozil is being linked with other clubs since the end of the last season because of the Arsenal's failure to make a place for themselves in the Champions League.

Sports Chelsea 50/50 returns for Watford
Author: 0 Chelsea 50/50 returns for Watford

The Times claim some Chelsea players are not happy with the current intensity of the training regime. "He's playing superb for United and he's a big miss for Chelsea ". Individuals close to the 48-year-old said he has already chose to leave Stamford Bridge at the end of this campaign - assuming Roman Abramovich does not dismiss him before then.

Sports Lonzo Ball Struggles In NBA Debut
Author: 0 Lonzo Ball Struggles In NBA Debut

The Clippers never trailed in their first game without Chris Paul , showing a crisp offense against the Lakers' still ineffective defense. It was a disappointing start for the much hailed Ball - son of famed player LaVar Ball - who finally scored his first National Basketball Association points just minutes before half-time.

Sports De Villiers, Hasan Ali and Hafeez the new No. 1s
Author: 0 De Villiers, Hasan Ali and Hafeez the new No. 1s

AB de Villiers blasted a career-best 176 to set up a series-clinching 104-run win for South Africa in the second ODI against Bangladesh at Boland Park on Wednesday. But after facing a defeat in the first match, they had no other way but to win the rest two ODI matches. Among the allrounders, Hafeez toppled Shakib Al Hasan soon after he was reported for a suspect bowling action for the third time in his career.

Author: 0 Martin Keown responds to Troy Deeney's comments about Arsenal

Deeney was ruthless in his assessment of Arsenal's frailties in his post-match interview to compound the Gunners's misery. "Has he listened? We will see". But now he looks back to his best, and surely has eyes on a place in a place in the England squad for next year's World Cup. "I don't think we can look back and question our character - we did certain things wrong but we certainly did not want to let the lead slip".

Sports Raiders Stun Chiefs on Last-Second Michael Crabtree TD; Marshawn Lynch Ejected
Author: 0 Raiders Stun Chiefs on Last-Second Michael Crabtree TD; Marshawn Lynch Ejected

Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters , however, hit a defenseless Carr late, resulting in a unnecessary roughness penalty and initiating a scuffle between the two teams, with several players on both sides shoving each other. Peters also was called for a personal foul on the play. Facing 3rd-and-10 on the Chiefs' 43-yard line, the Raiders lined up in an empty-set formation with Lynch on the sidelines.

Sports Antonio Conte faces selection crisis as injury concerns mount at Chelsea
Author: 0 Antonio Conte faces selection crisis as injury concerns mount at Chelsea

The Blues are already without N'Golo Kante and Victor Moses due to hamstring injuries, while Danny Drinkwater is still battling a lingering calf issue. Mourinho took a swipe at Conte this week after insisting he doesn't cry about injuries. Chelsea weren't entirely defensive of Conte ... "It's not about injuries", said Conte.

Sports Cubs Look to Stay Alive Again vs. Dodgers
Author: 0 Cubs Look to Stay Alive Again vs. Dodgers

The Dodgers still lead 7-0 with Clayton Kershaw on the mound. Switch-hitter Ben Zobrist is in right field, with the left-handed hitting Jason Heyward, the better defensive option of the two, on the bench. The umpires still changed the call, however, and incited an outburst from Maddon and the hostile crowd. Jake Arrieta , P, Cubs: The postseason veteran came into Game 4 in a must-win scenario and delivered nine strikeouts while holding the Dodgers to one run over 62 innings of work.

Sports How to follow West Ham v Brighton live
Author: 0 How to follow West Ham v Brighton live

If he is, indeed, ruled out, then Diafra Sakho will likely step in. The London Stadium outfit sit just 2 points above relegation zone following 2 victories and draws, and while the Croatian boss continues to solve the puzzle of how to get his frontline firing, former West Ham striker Bobby Zamora offers a solution.