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Author: 0 Moses, Ekong, Ajayi Make CAF Player of the Year Shortlist

Moses is considered favourite for the award due to his fantastic season with Chelsea previous year and his contributions to Nigeria picking the 2018 World Cup ticket from the group that had reigning African champions Cameroon, Algeria and Zambia.

Sports UCL: Manchester United-Benfica 2-0
Author: 0 UCL: Manchester United-Benfica 2-0

Well, their group hasn't provided too many tests but in truth, United have strolled past Basel, CSKA Moscow and Benfica , winning all four of their opening games, conceding only once. Nemanja Matic plays, while Juan Mata and Jesse Lingard are also selected. Benfica should have equalised on 66 minutes when Eric Bailly's sloppy ball across his area was pounced on by Jimenez but, despite beating the dive of De Gea, his left-foot strike hit off the post.

Author: 0 Conor McGregor: "Dana White is Like a Brother to me"

McGregor says before it's all said and done he'd like to get a fight done in Ireland. Otherwise I've got many entities and many interests that can carry on also. I can defend my belt against Nate. That would mean a showdown with interim titlist Tony Ferguson at a future date. "I'm certainly love to fight, I certainly have a belt to defend, I'm certainly interested in that and we're in negotiations".

Sports Hassan Whiteside expected back tonight for Heat vs. Bulls
Author: 0 Hassan Whiteside expected back tonight for Heat vs. Bulls

The Bulls have failed to shoot better than 47.7 percent in any game this season and are last in the league at 38.5 percent; no other team in the National Basketball Association is shooting below 42.2 percent through games played Monday. Waiters had 33 points, but shot just 1-for-8 (12.5 percent) from the 3-point line. He made 14 of 26 shots, including four 3-pointers, and surpassed his previous career best set November 16 against Detroit.

Author: 0 Josh Gordon Reinstated To Cleveland Browns On Conditional Basis

The Browns receivers have been quite a disappoint so far this season, Gordon would be a much-needed addition. "Josh will be in our building in the coming days and we look forward to having him back and sitting with him to discuss his future on our team".

Sports Sergio Aguero In For Gabriel Jesus
Author: 0 Sergio Aguero In For Gabriel Jesus

He is flanked by Sane, who is yet to score in the Champions League , and Raheem Sterling . The hitman's record reads at an astonishing 178 goals in 264 appearances in sky blue, surpassing the great Eric Brook. Notched another landmark goal in a clash with the neighbours by firing a close-range shot through the grasp of David de Gea for the second of another derby double - but it provided consolation only in a 4-2 loss.

Sports Sunderland confirm sacking of manager Simon Grayson after Championship draw against Bolton
Author: 0 Sunderland confirm sacking of manager Simon Grayson after Championship draw against Bolton

The club has also failed to secure a victory at the Stadium of Light in 19 attempts and are languishing in the Championship relegation zone. Sunderland aim to make a new appointment over the global break. They now reside in the drop zone having taken only ten points from their 15 fixtures to date and have won just one league game all season. There is no doubt that Grayson had to be dismissed as the club can not afford back-to-back relegations.

Sports College Football Playoff National Championship coming to South Florida
Author: 0 College Football Playoff National Championship coming to South Florida

Indiana Sports Corp said in a release that they believe the national championship game will generate more than $150 million for the Indianapolis region. "Each of the four cities chosen met or exceeded our standards for selection", Hancock said. "We are impressed with the recent renovations to the stadium that has been host to so many significant college football games", said Bill Hancock, executive director of the CFP.

Author: 0 Gophers Ranked 15th In Preseason Basketball Polls

Wisconsin, Maryland and MI are also receiving votes. They return all five starters from previous year, and add freshman guards Isaiah Washington and Jamir Harris. 9 and Southern California is 10th. Beginning his 38th season at Duke, Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski is far more interested in how his team finishes than how it starts.

Sports Papa John's owner says National Football League protests have hurt the company
Author: 0 Papa John's owner says National Football League protests have hurt the company

Without mentioning NFL Commissioner Roger Goddell by name, Schnatter blamed the league's "leadership" for allowing "controversy" to push down TV ratings this year, thus hurting the company's sales. Through seven weeks, NFL TV ratings are down 5 percent from this point last season. Much of the anthem demonstrations, which Colin Kaepernick started a year ago as a protest against racial injustice and police brutality, had dwindled earlier this season.

Sports Anderson goes down to Verdasco as Nadal secures No 1 spot
Author: 0 Anderson goes down to Verdasco as Nadal secures No 1 spot

Roger Federer's withdrawal from the Paris tournament in order to rest ahead of the ATP Finals meant Nadal needed only one win to guarantee his great rival could not catch him and he avoided any slip-ups against 54th-ranked Chung, although the 21-year-old did cause Nadal problems.

Sports South Africa firm as favourites to host Rugby World Cup
Author: 0 South Africa firm as favourites to host Rugby World Cup

Japan will host the next tournament in 2019. "We also said that the bid was a "triple win" for the players, for World Rugby , the fans and, indeed, for our country". While South Africa are now heavy favourites, there is still a chance for both Ireland and France, as the members go to a ballot to decide. Cape Town - One country stands out when looking at the three nations who put their hands up to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup .it simply HAD to be South Africa.

Sports Is draw really enough for Arsenal at Man City?
Author: 0 Is draw really enough for Arsenal at Man City?

I am not saying that the Gunners should go on the all out attack in Manchester, but I do think we should be trying to win and if that means taking a few mopre risks then I think we have to consider if the reward is worth the risk. 'I have another trio we play tomorrow night, ' Wenger said. 'He was not three weeks ago, he is today. I don't think Arsene Wenger trusts him and he isn't even getting off the bench in the Premier League now, so he really needs to consider his future.

Sports Taco Bell is giving out free tacos today
Author: 0 Taco Bell is giving out free tacos today

Taco Bell is giving everyone a free Doritos Locos taco . Cameron Maybin of the Houston Astros steals second base against Austin Barnes of the Los Angeles Dodgers during game two of the World Series on October 25, 2017. During the 2015 World Series, Taco Bell handed out free A.M, Crunchwraps after Loreno Cain stole a base during game one. The promotion is called "Steal a Base, Steal a Taco ".

Sports Chelsea clash against Manchester United a must-win game - Thibaut Courtois
Author: 0 Chelsea clash against Manchester United a must-win game - Thibaut Courtois

I'm a professional and I'm going to do my best against them to get three points for my team. Chelsea have kept just five clean sheets in all competitions this season, and Kante's prolonged absence has coincided with an increase in the number of individual errors and miscommunications in the Blues' back line in recent weeks.

Sports New 'Spider-Man' PS4 trailer revealed at Paris Games Week
Author: 0 New 'Spider-Man' PS4 trailer revealed at Paris Games Week

KitGuru Says: The trailer looks absolutely stunning, with Insomniac Games pushing further into the mature approach without sacrificing Spidey's wit and humour. Led by Mister Negative Peter now has to balance his life as Spider-Man and Peter Parker . And while the final Spider-Man games from Beenox may have managed to at least make web-swinging interesting and more intuitive in two bad awful games, it was the other aspects of Spider-Man that were decidedly lacking in the quality department.

Sports Cesc Fabregas to be offered new Chelsea deal as Jose Mourinho circles
Author: 0 Cesc Fabregas to be offered new Chelsea deal as Jose Mourinho circles

The report claims that the Blues intend to table a one-year deal, but Fabregas is keen for the length of the contract to be two years. "Gary Cahill signed a four-year contract just weeks before his 30th birthday in December 2015 however, suggesting that the club are willing to be flexible on occasions".

Sports Astros' Yuli Gurriel Suspended For Racist Gesture
Author: 0 Astros' Yuli Gurriel Suspended For Racist Gesture

It's also particularly tone deaf to allude to "inmates" when the protests themselves were initially about police brutality and racial inequality, including the fact that people of color are incarcerated at a much higher rate than whites in this country.

Sports Honoured to have gate at Kotla stadium named after me: Sehwag
Author: 0 Honoured to have gate at Kotla stadium named after me: Sehwag

However, they also committed a mistake while recounting the list of statistical achievements by the Indian opener in Tests. I had a wish that whenever such a function happens, we should call all the cricketers who have represented Delhi and India , all the people I was connected with.

Sports Giants Suspend Janoris Jenkins After Returning Late From Bye Week
Author: 0 Giants Suspend Janoris Jenkins After Returning Late From Bye Week

McAdoo has said DRC's snap reduction had nothing to do with additional discipline, but the veteran cornerback later implied that it did. Jenkins has been solid in six games this season, with one interception (which he returned for a touchdown), but probably not enough to justify the huge contract he signed with the Giants previous year.