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FA Cup: Quarter-final draw – watch live on BBC One on Monday

Fantastic Foden, nose ‘splattering’ saves & cabbage-patch pitches FA Cup fifth round: Chelsea v Manchester United Date: Monday 18 February Venue: Stamford Bridge Live on BBC One from 19:00 GMT, plus live text commentary on the BBC Sport website The draw for the FA Cup quarter-finals will take place live on BBC One following Monday’s fifth-round tie between Chelsea and Manchester United. Championship outfit Millwall, the lowest-ranked team left in the tournament, beat AFC Wimbledon to reach the quarter-finals for the second time in three years. Crystal Palace proved too…

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Equine flu: BHA to decide on Monday if racing can return on Wednesday

Equine flu: Inside the Newmarket laboratory that detected the outbreak The British Horseracing Authority will make a decision on Monday evening whether racing can resume on Wednesday following an outbreak of equine flu. All racing has been off since Thursday while the BHA tests horses nationwide. Four new positive tests were returned in vaccinated thoroughbreds at the Newmarket yard of flat trainer Simon Crisford on Sunday. The BHA said the decision will be released after 22:30 GMT on Monday to weigh up the most recent evidence. It will take into…

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NFL: Bengals’ Lewis among four head coaches dumped on Monday

(Reuters) – Marvin Lewis left the top job at the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday, one of six head coaches ditched within 12 hours of the end of the National Football League regular season as teams acted swiftly in the wake of disappointing campaigns. Dec 30, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis looks on before facing the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Lewis had been in the job for 16 years, the longest tenure in franchise history. Only Bill Belichick of…

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Canadian court bail hearing for Huawei CFO adjourned until Monday

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou (L), who was arrested on an extradition warrant, appears at her B.C. Supreme Court bail hearing in a drawing in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Jane Wolsak MANDATORY CREDIT. NO ARCHIVES. NO RESALES. VANCOUVER (Reuters) – A bail hearing for the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was adjourned until Monday, after she appeared in a court in Vancouver following her arrest in Canada at the behest of the United States. Meng Wanzhou, 46, who is also the daughter of the…

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Cyber Monday on track for U.S. online shopping record

(Reuters) – Cyber Monday was on track to bring in a record $7.8 billion in U.S. online sales, as millions of shoppers scoured for steep discounts on everything from Lego sets to big-screen TVs. The marketing event was expected to pick up steam this evening as West Coast shoppers nab deals after work and those on the U.S. East Coast make purchases before bed, according to Adobe Analytics, which measures transactions from 80 of the top 100 U.S. retailers. “Many shoppers have waited on certain purchases, with three hours tonight…

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Cyber Monday set to become record U.S. online shopping day

(Reuters) – Cyber Monday was on track to bring in a record $7.8 billion in U.S. online sales, but will also test the limits of retailers’ e-commerce operations as millions of shoppers scour for steep discounts on everything from Lego sets to big-screen TVs. Target Corp and Amazon.com Inc are pulling out all the stops to get customers’ attention by offering deliveries with no minimum order limits and bombarding shoppers with a slew of promotional emails. The much-hyped marketing event is expected to bring in more than $3 billion in…

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Cyber Monday to test limits of retailers’ websites as shoppers scour deals

FILE PHOTO: Employees prepare items for shipping at the Newegg warehouse on Cyber Monday in City of Industry, California, U.S. November 28, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (Reuters) – U.S. shoppers who missed out on deals this past Black Friday are expected to flock to online sites Cyber Monday, testing the limits for some retailers that have been investing heavily on their e-commerce operations to stay relevant in a brutal space. Retailers across the country are fighting to entice people to come to their web sites, offering new services such as deliveries…

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday online shopping tips

Image copyright Getty Images Fingers are poised and trolleys are primed for the annual pre-Christmas sale extravaganza that is Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Price comparison site Finder.com predicts that British shoppers will spend £7bn in the sales frenzy this year – an average of £220 each. But bargain hunters need to keep their wits about them – here are some top tips. Be realistic Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The iPhone XS – probably not in the sale You’re unlikely to get 50% off the latest iPhone. Newer…

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Injured Jets QB Darnold misses Monday practice

Nov 11, 2018; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) watches during the second quarter against the Buffalo Bills at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Quarterback Sam Darnold did not participate Monday when the New York Jets returned to practice following their bye week. The rookie injured his right foot during the Jets’ Nov. 4 loss against the Miami Dolphins and did not play in the Nov. 11 loss to the Buffalo Bills. He was replaced in the lineup by 39-year-old Josh McCown.…

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Baseball: Tiebreak games launch postseason on Monday

(Reuters) – It’s playoff time in Major League Baseball with a pair of tiebreak games on Monday launching the month-long chase to World Series honors. Sep 30, 2018; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Christian Yelich (22) scores in the seventh inning against the Detroit Tigers at Miller Park. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports The Milwaukee Brewers will be at the Chicago Cubs after the two tied for the National League Central title and the Colorado Rockies will travel to the Los Angeles Dodgers to decide the National…

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