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Sports Oklahoma basketball: Trae Young named to Wooden Award Midseason Top 25
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The Wooden Award has been presented annually since 1976 to the most outstanding player in college basketball. She earned Big Ten Player of the Week on November 13, December 4, Dec. The Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 list will be featured on ESPN2 tonight at 12 a.m. The Wooden Award will narrow its field to 20 candidates in February, with the top 15 players eventually making it onto the final ballot prior to the NCAA Tournament.

Sports Bears hire ex-Oregon coach Helfrich as offensive coordinator
Author: 0 Bears hire ex-Oregon coach Helfrich as offensive coordinator

The move comes one day after Chicago hired Harry Hiestand as its offensive line coach as part of the team's staff under new coach Matt Nagy. Helfrich has not worked in the National Football League but has spent time as an assistant under Kelly and current Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter .

Sports Cubs Avoid Arbitration With Wilson
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According to, Wilson agreed to a $4.25 million deal with the Cubs to avoid salary arbitration. Bryant, 26, is one of three players, along with Buster Posey and Howard to win both the Rookie of the Year and MVP before becoming arbitration eligible.

Sports Buffon, Chiellini in Team of the Year
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Kevin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard were new entrants this year as well as being the first Belgians to be represented in the final team. Sergio Ramos was the most selected player overall, being chosen in 73.7% of the voters' teams, followed by his teammate Marcelo, who appeared in 70% of the best XIs.

Sports Arsenal legend poses interesting Gunners question about Ozil and Sanchez
Author: 0 Arsenal legend poses interesting Gunners question about Ozil and Sanchez

And with Alexis Sanchez being their best player in years, he's obviously the one who gets most attention. Soon after City's game, and hours before Arsenal kicked off, Guardiola said there would be "internal meetings" over whether the club would make a bid for Alexis Sanchez in light of the injury to Jesus.

Sports Warriors down Rockets in clash of Western powers
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The Rockets (27-9), who have lived up to their billing as the Western Conference team most likely to challenge the Warriors , also are short-handed, as MVP candidate James Harden will miss his second consecutive game. Los Angeles managed to pull away before halftime as the typically dependable Rockets offense went cold. Paul nailed four late free throws to clinch the hard-earned victory for Houston.

Sports Jack Del Rio May Not Survive Disappointing Season
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It has been nearly 20 years that Gruden was hired on January 8, 1998 to be head coach of the Raiders , for whom he coached through the 2001 season. With the Raiders preparing for a move to Las Vegas in 2020, it's clear the owner, Mark Davis , wants a big-time head coach in place to stoke fan interest.

Sports Jimmy Iovine Finally Denies Rumors Suggesting He Is Leaving Apple
Author: 0 Jimmy Iovine Finally Denies Rumors Suggesting He Is Leaving Apple

The timing of his departure may correlate with Iovine's Apple share fully vesting. The former CEO of Interscope joined Apple in 2014 after the sale. The longtime music producer took issue with the fact that the speculation framed his motivations as purely financial, whereas Iovine says he wants to help the music industry continue its ongoing transition to streaming models.

Sports Jos Buttler credits Trevor Bayliss with resurgence of England's one-day game
Author: 0 Jos Buttler credits Trevor Bayliss with resurgence of England's one-day game

Although Bayliss led England to an Ashes series victory in 2015, recent Test results have been disappointing. "Liam has been a player that we have been impressed with for quite some time, having performed well in the county system with Lancashire and over the past couple of years with the England Lions", National Selector James Whitaker said in an England and Wales Cricket Board statement on Wednesday.

Sports Everton favourites to sign Walcott, with Niasse in-demand
Author: 0 Everton favourites to sign Walcott, with Niasse in-demand

However, the possibility remains that Walcott could move move on during the current transfer window, with rumours of a move back to St. Mary's to join former club Southampton having gathered pace in the English media over recent weeks. Walcott looks certain to move either in January or in the summer transfer window. Arsenal's English worldwide winger Theo Walcott has made a decision to leave the Gunners during this transfer window after having spent the first half of the season on the ...

Sports Real Madrid still interested in Mohamed Salah
Author: 0 Real Madrid still interested in Mohamed Salah

The Egyptian worldwide has now returned to full training at Melwood today and is therefore expected to be available for the visit of City to Anfield on Sunday, unless he suffered any setbacks over the coming days. Salah missed Liverpool's last two victories over Burnley in the Premier League and Everton in the first round of the FA Cup because he got injured in the game against Leicester City on December 30.

Sports Mourinho a fake says Conte
Author: 0 Mourinho a fake says Conte

The Blues boss could not hide his contempt for Mourinho after the London club's goalless draw with Norwich in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday, 6 January, using most of the post-match press conference to hit out against the United manager.

Sports Arsenal's Axe Dangles On Iwobi
Author: 0 Arsenal's Axe Dangles On Iwobi

The Gunners were out-fought and outplayed by a side sitting 14 in the Championship as they lost 4-2 to their hosts ending their defence of the FA Cup at the first hurdle. Holding's cleared header only went as far as Lichaj on the edge of the box and the American was able to bring it down before unleashing a fantastic volley with left Ospina stranded as Forest retook the lead moments before half time.

Sports Arsenal submit enquiry for Boca Juniors winger Cristian Pavon
Author: 0 Arsenal submit enquiry for Boca Juniors winger Cristian Pavon

The Gunners are rumoured to be ready to activate the 21-year-old's release clause, which is said to be valued at €37 million. Yet even if Arsenal do activate Pavon's release clause, the Argentina global is concerned a move may hinder his Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018 World Cup hopes and would need assurances from coach Jorge Sampaoli, per The Independent's Ed Malyon .

Sports Balls score 29 in Lithuania debut
Author: 0 Balls score 29 in Lithuania debut

But the other teams? Who was this mysterious media member who had the guts to ask out her 19-year-old subject? But that's why I'm here to help you. LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball are about to tip off for the first time in Lithuania . The big takeaway? The whole thing was a joke. The Balls could play in the team's Lithuanian league matchup January 13 at Lietkabelis, but that may depend on how they fare in practice and in their debut Tuesday.

Sports Mourinho lashes out at 'critical' Scholes
Author: 0 Mourinho lashes out at 'critical' Scholes

Manchester United travelled to Goodison Park to face Everton and José Mourinho revealed what Lukaku told him before the clash with his former club. "No-one in England should be getting near him, but he is being asked to do a role he is not comfortable in". "In my mind, Paul Scholes [is a] phenomenal player [and] one of the best players I have ever seen playing in midfield".

Sports Isaiah Thomas fined $20k for Flagrant 2 on Andrew Wiggins
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas fined $20k for Flagrant 2 on Andrew Wiggins

Thomas isn't the centerpiece of any franchise, not in today's National Basketball Association, but he's the type of player that can help sustain a franchise - if that makes any sense. Cavs coach Tyronn Lue has said Thomas will likely site Friday at Indiana. But there's no question what he's done so far for the Cavs offense. "With me, I'm able to push the pace a little more, get the ball out of Bron's hands and show the defense something different that they haven't seen all year".

Sports Brooklyn Nets lose tough one in overtime to Toronto Raptors
Author: 0 Brooklyn Nets lose tough one in overtime to Toronto Raptors

When Lowry is off the court, DeRozan sees a enormous 12% usage increase and scores 0.39 more fantasy points each minute. With DeMar DeRozan playing out of his mind, a modernized offense, underrated continuity and a young second unit that's emerged as one of the best in the National Basketball Association, the 2017-18 Toronto Raptors are probably the best group in the franchise's history.