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Sports Unchallenged India start favourites against Australia in final
Author: 0 Unchallenged India start favourites against Australia in final

There's very little chance they will tinker with the combination that has worked for them throughout the tournament, especially for the punches they landed on Pakistan in a high-pressure semifinal contest. Momentum, though, is with Rahul Dravid's boys, considering the authority with which they have played so far. Australia: Winners in 1988, 2002 and 2010.

Sports Newcastle lining up deadline day bid for Premier League striker
Author: 0 Newcastle lining up deadline day bid for Premier League striker

The Foxes would prefer a permanent transfer and United are also said to face competition for the striker from West Ham United . My objective is to make this team better, fight to remain in the Premier League . "It was obvious for me how big a club it was". Ultimately, the two clubs were able to come to an agreement. Meanwhile, Jack Colback is keen to get back on the field with loan club Nottingham Forest - after a "difficult few months" at Newcastle.

Sports Champions League need unites Liverpool and Tottenham
Author: 0 Champions League need unites Liverpool and Tottenham

Midfielder Lucas Moura, Tottenham's new signing from French club Paris St Germain, watched on as the London club beat United and Kane said he was looking forward to seeing what the Brazilian brings to the table. Talking in his column in the Evening Standard , Murphy said: " Harry Kane was able to dominate United's Phil Jones and Chris Smalling and he will hope to do the same against Virgil van Dijk and Joel Matip".

Sports Nuggets defeat Thunder as Gary Harris nails game victor
Author: 0 Nuggets defeat Thunder as Gary Harris nails game victor

It was a very fitting finish for such a wild game, which featured a few incredible individual performances. And after a Westbrook driving layup got the Thunder within 122-121, Nikola Jokic grabbed an offensive rebound off a missed Murray pull-up jumper and sank two free throws with 5.6 seconds left.

Sports Tigers quartet kick off Six Nations in Rome
Author: 0 Tigers quartet kick off Six Nations in Rome

Another feature is the return of Benetton lock Alessandro Zanni who, after almost two years out with injury, will become the seventh Italian to reach 100 worldwide appearances. "We want to be brutal and absolutely ruthless". A diet of "McDonald's and club sandwiches" may not sound like ideal preparation for the Six Nations , but Courtney Lawes hopes the odd eating regime will put him in prime shape to help England win a third straight title.

Sports India focuses on rural spending in Budget
Author: 0 India focuses on rural spending in Budget

A 100% tax deduction will be given for the first five years to companies registered as farmer producer companies with a turnover of Rs 100 crore and above. This budget also recognises the significance of improving quality of education . But this has been said before. However, more impetus could be required in university education system.

Sports Basketball Twitter Reacts to Isaiah Canaan's Ankle Injury
Author: 0 Basketball Twitter Reacts to Isaiah Canaan's Ankle Injury

Before he went down, Canaan had three points, one assist and one steal in five minutes of play. Canaan, the backup point guard, was scheduled to undergo surgery Thursday , and is out for the season, the Republic reported. A timeout was called on the court, and Canaan was carted off, but the Suns overcame the incident to win 102-88. The first quarter of the Phoenix Suns' game against the Dallas Mavericks ended in a way it never should, with a bad injury, Wednesday night.

Sports Amazon patents hand tracking wristbands for its workers
Author: 0 Amazon patents hand tracking wristbands for its workers

The bracelet could buzz to alert the wearer that it is time for a break, or to clock off. However, tracking employees via wristband may be seen as overly invasive, especially as 500 Amazon workers went on strike in November after pay disagreements.

Author: 0 Trump Just Falsely Claimed He Had A Historically Huge Audience. Again

Immigration negotiations are moving so slowly that congressional leaders haven't even agreed on which policy areas must be addressed as part of a deal - a fissure that exists even within the Republican Party. In a speech that strove to send a message of unity, Mr Trump claimed that "there has never been a better time to live the American dream" as he set out the achievements of his first year in office.

Sports Wenger reveals which player Arsenal should have signed in January
Author: 0 Wenger reveals which player Arsenal should have signed in January

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger talked to assembled media on Friday afternoon revealing that he is not totally happy with the Gunners' January transfer campaign. "That's where we needed some possible strengthening as well". The Gunners broke their transfer record to land the Gabon forward but a fever means he is a doubt to make his bow this weekend.

Sports National Basketball Association roundup: Griffin debut ends in Pistons win
Author: 0 National Basketball Association roundup: Griffin debut ends in Pistons win

Griffin drove to the basket and got off a shot falling away from the basket that fell for his first of what Detroit basketball fans hope is many points for the big man in the Motor City. Each time, Minnesota has responded at home with a victory, winning by an average of 14.25 points. Stanley Johnson finished with 14 points, 12 of which he scored in the third quarter to help the Pistons recover from an abysmal performance from their bench unit.

Sports Pacers' Victor Oladipo, Magic's Aaron Gordon back in dunk contest
Author: 0 Pacers' Victor Oladipo, Magic's Aaron Gordon back in dunk contest

Aaron Gordon , Magic: This marks the third consecutive Slam Dunk appearance for Gordon, whose runner-up finish to LaVine in 2016 included three straight flawless scores of 50. "Smith - the ninth overall pick in 2017 out of North Carolina State - is incredibly explosive with ridiculous elevation out of his 6'3" frame. Even his missed dunks are spectacular.

Sports Father of 3 survivors lunges at Nassar in court
Author: 0 Father of 3 survivors lunges at Nassar in court

He was blocked by an attorney and tackled by sheriff's deputies. When the judge refused the request Margraves lept out of the witness stand and lunged at Nassar , who was seated a few feet away. After about a 30-minute break, impact statements resumed in the courtroom. " You didn't just hurt us, you hurt everybody that cares about us ", Katie Black said with her father standing beside her.

Sports Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome to step down after 2018 season
Author: 0 Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome to step down after 2018 season

Newsome's Browns would later become the Ravens. 2001: In their first postseason appearance, the Ravens win their first Super Bowl , defeating the New York Giants 34-7. Rice is released later that year by the Ravens; Newsome says that phone call was one of the toughest he's had to make. The season ends in perhaps their worst regular-season defeat.

Sports Reasons Why the Premier League Should Scrap the January Transfer Window
Author: 0 Reasons Why the Premier League Should Scrap the January Transfer Window

Top Premier League clubs have splashed the cash in the January transfer window, desperate to qualify for the top four, which guarantees entry into the lucrative Champions League . Unusually for a winter window, almost two-thirds of the gross expenditure was by the top six while the bottom six accounted for about a fifth. However, that was not the case this month, with many relegation threatened sides refusing to panic-buy.

Sports Preston striker Jordan Hugill signs for undisclosed fee
Author: 0 Preston striker Jordan Hugill signs for undisclosed fee

Jordan Hugill has issued a statement saying thanks to everyone connected with Preston North End after sealing his move to West Ham . Hugill travelled to London on Wednesday afternoon before joining the Hammers ahead of the deadline.

Sports Tom Brady's Impressive Record Playing in Minnesota
Author: 0 Tom Brady's Impressive Record Playing in Minnesota

We know this because Brad E. Schlossman of the Grand Forks Herald tweeted a photo of someone carrying Brady's acceptance speech Thursday night in Minnesota. This weekend, Brady will play in the Super Bowl for a record eighth time when the Patriots face the Philadelphia Eagles at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis .

Sports Rockets have interest in Andrew Bogut, Greg Monroe
Author: 0 Rockets have interest in Andrew Bogut, Greg Monroe

With Monroe inside Boston could have a cure to one of their biggest problems this season which is their shooting percentage. Therefore, when the team made a decision to play him, they wanted to showcase his abilities for the rest of the league in addition to giving center Tyson Chandler a rest day.

Sports Sixers have expressed interest in Tyreke Evans
Author: 0 Sixers have expressed interest in Tyreke Evans

Reuters/Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY SportsMemphis Grizzlies guard Tyreke Evans (12) handles the ball against Phoenix Suns forward Danuel House Jr. Evans is averaging 19.5 points per game, is shooting 39.2 percent from three, and could be plugged in on just about any team to get buckets. Evans, who's having a career year, could become a top contributor off the Thunder's bench.