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Draymond Green: Kevin Durant 'Leading Candidate' for Defensive Player of the Year Draymond Green: Kevin Durant 'Leading Candidate' for Defensive Player of the Year
- December 28, 2017

That's high praise, and Durant knows it. I've been trying to shake that rap for about since 2012. "I feel like everybody here is here to stay". So when people start to notice what you do, I mean obviously, it's not all you do it for. The way he's been playing on the defensive side of the ball, he's been spectacular. That is impressive. It didn't seem possible for it to be a thing. (more...)
Everton loanee Onyekuru could miss rest of season with injury Everton loanee Onyekuru could miss rest of season with injury
- December 28, 2017

Should Onyekuru's injury be as bad as feared then he is nearly certain to miss the World Cup in the summer. Hein Vanhaezebrouck was quoted as saying by Liverpool Echo: " He is possibly out for six months ". Reports suggest the player is at serious risk of missing this summer's tournament in Russian Federation. It has not been decided where the young player will undergo rehabilitation. (more...)
Burnley scare Manchester United, as Chelsea win Burnley scare Manchester United, as Chelsea win
- December 28, 2017

And Long brilliantly kept his side two goals ahead with a goal-line block from a Zlatan Ibrahimovic effort before half-time. But Long could be pleased with his day's work, as he bounced back from a bad night in Burnley's 3-0 defeat to Spurs three days earlier. (more...)
Lee announces he is entering the 2018 NFL Draft Lee announces he is entering the 2018 NFL Draft
- December 28, 2017

Lee posted his decision on Twitter . Lee won the starter's job last spring after sitting out 2016 following his transfer from Tulane. During his three collegiate seasons, Lee racked up 6,744 passing yards on a subpar 55.2-percent passing, with 46 touchdowns to 37 interceptions. (more...)
Has SRK signed the Rakesh Sharma biopic? Here's the truth Has SRK signed the Rakesh Sharma biopic? Here's the truth
- December 28, 2017

We prepared it for two years and we are giving our best shot possible. It is a visual effect-heavy film. For us, Amitabh Bachchan is a great actor but as an actor, even he wants to push himself to deliver something different every time he faces the audience. (more...)
LeBron James thinks Kevin Durant may be the best defensive small forward LeBron James thinks Kevin Durant may be the best defensive small forward
- December 28, 2017

James' biggest supporters would be quick to say that The King's dominance only meets its historical match in the iconic Michael Jordan while his court vision, flashy passes and basketball IQ came from Magic Johnson's School of Hardwood Sorcery. (more...)
Major League Baseball star Miguel Sano accused of sexually assaulting a photographer Major League Baseball star Miguel Sano accused of sexually assaulting a photographer
- December 28, 2017

Hopefully the team does not take these allegations any less seriously because of his success on the field or contract situation. Bissen tweeted later the alleged incident occurred in 2015. 'I don't even want to think of what he may have done, had he got me thru (sic) that door, ' she wrote. The Twins, Bissen tweeted, knew nothing of the incident; while she shared the story with close friends and family members, she said, she waited until now to come forward in order "to feel free of this ... (more...)
Jeff Teague has sprained knee, no structural damage Jeff Teague has sprained knee, no structural damage
- December 28, 2017

In 31 games, Teague is averaging 13.4 points and 7.3 assists per game. Durability has been one of his calling cards, with the 29-year-old point guard not missing more than 12 games in any season in his career. In the meantime, Tyus Jones will be the Timberwolves' starting point guard. "I'm ready to help this team in any way". Chances are he's going to have to be re-evaluated in the next 24 hours and he could miss time here. (more...)
Canada routs Slovakia in World Junior Championship Canada routs Slovakia in World Junior Championship
- December 28, 2017

The addition of Fabbro meant Josh Mahura was returned to the WHL's Regina Pats. Martin Kaut (CZE): Primary assists on three tallies - the Czechs' first goal, third goal and fifth goal, which was the game-winner. "It was because we didn't use our legs and our speed". "Everyone is day-to-day", coach Dominique Ducharme said, drawing a laugh. It wasn't Canada's best game, as Ducharme's group had to overcome a series of bad turnovers and penalties, especially in the first two periods. (more...)
Landon Collins apologizes for comments about teammate Eli Apple Landon Collins apologizes for comments about teammate Eli Apple
- December 28, 2017

It didn't, however, end the controversy for Apple. One report said Apple, who has struggled this year, will not be on the Giants next season . Meanwhile, upon Collins calling Apple a "cancer", Eli's half-brother, Dane Blackson , says it's really their mom, Annie Apple , who's the cancer. (more...)
QUIZ: Roger Federer or Rafa Nadal - who said it? QUIZ: Roger Federer or Rafa Nadal - who said it?
- December 28, 2017

Federer against time, why not? Serena, like the Swiss, successfully battled against the younger women at the Australian Open and then vanished in April to have her first child. Federer had a good year on the tennis court as he started the season with a win in the Australian Open beating arch-rival Rafael Nadal in the final to take the coveted trophy home. (more...)
Montella set to coach Sevilla (2) Montella set to coach Sevilla (2)
- December 28, 2017

Montella will replace Eduardo Berizzo who was sacked last Friday following a run of poor results, only a week after returning to work following an operation to treat prostate cancer. They have won just once in their previous five games, trail league leaders Barcelona by 16 points and are two points behind Real Madrid in fourth. He will lead the team in training on Saturday morning before being formally presented. (more...)
Ticats issue statement in reaction to CFL's decision on Manziel
- December 28, 2017

Manziel until November 30, 2017 and therefore Mr. Manziel will remain on Hamilton's negotiation list until that date". On the heels of Thursday's announcement, the Tiger-Cats said, "We appreciate the CFL office and Commissioner Randy Ambrosie's due diligence in this matter". (more...)
Ajax appoint Erik ten Hag as the club's new head coach Ajax appoint Erik ten Hag as the club's new head coach
- December 28, 2017

Ten Hag replaces the sacked Marcel Keizer, who lasted just a few months in charge after replacing Peter Bosz in charge in the summer. Ten Hag worked alongside Pep Guardiola at Bayern Munich, where he coached the club's reserve side, before returning to Netherlands to take charge at Utrecht. (more...)
Morata commitment leaves Chelsea boss Conte purring Morata commitment leaves Chelsea boss Conte purring
- December 28, 2017

Albion remain close to mid-table our a solid run following last season's promotion and Hughton added: "I want them to feel proud of where we are and what we've achieved so far, but frustrated because we could have done better". "We have 18 senior players, but I think this consideration must be done with the club. To try, I repeat, to stay there and to fight until the end", he said. (more...)
John Fox feels Bears are 'at a level playing field now' John Fox feels Bears are 'at a level playing field now'
- December 28, 2017

Will the Minnesota Vikings lock up the Chicago Bears when the two NFC North rivals meet up Sunday at 1PM ET? "Block it out. I don't really listen to anything", he said about the talk Fox will be fired. "Adversity builds character", Loggains said of Trubisky on Wednesday. "Everything's not always going to be flawless. Just get a complete team win". (more...)
Patrick Mahomes to start Week 17 for Chiefs Patrick Mahomes to start Week 17 for Chiefs
- December 28, 2017

If not, Mahomes could be in for a longer afternoon than some Chiefs fans might expect. "I'm sure they'll try to play to my strengths a little bit but the offense is a great offense just to be for anybody". The Chiefs have been quite a streaky team this year, to say the least. However Mahomes performs shouldn't have any bearing on this season, but it could reveal a lot for the Chiefs' plans next season and beyond. (more...)
Rothschild Investment Corp IL Decreases Stake in Boeing Co (BA) Rothschild Investment Corp IL Decreases Stake in Boeing Co (BA)
- December 28, 2017

About 381,747 shares traded. The stock of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, April 28 by Argus Research. Hilton Capital Management Llc, which manages about $589.79M and $573.00M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Western Gas Partners Lp Unit Lp In (NYSE:WES) by 7,000 shares to 33,990 shares, valued at $1.74M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
Pete Carroll Calls Earl Thomas' 'Come Get Me' Remark to Cowboys 'Unfortunate' Pete Carroll Calls Earl Thomas' 'Come Get Me' Remark to Cowboys 'Unfortunate'
- December 28, 2017

When you read it, it comes across bad. "You don't have worry about that from me, or from anyone on this team". I believe Dak will get better but he has to make better throws and work on his accuracy. Only one problem remained; the Cowboys had to look like the playoff team they want to be and beat a competitive team also vying for their playoff lives. (more...)
Serena Williams to play 1st competition since giving birth Serena Williams to play 1st competition since giving birth
- December 28, 2017

Serena Williams holds up a finger and her trophy after defeating her sister, Venus, in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia on January 28, 2017. Should Djokovic beat the 29-year-old he will go on to face either Dominic Thiem or Kevin Anderson, who beat Pablo Carreno-Busta in the other quarter-final earlier on Thursday. (more...)
Rangers F Chris Kreider sidelined by blood clot in arm Rangers F Chris Kreider sidelined by blood clot in arm
- December 28, 2017

Kreider left Wednesday's game against the Washington Capitals under mysterious circumstances in the first period since it did not appear that he suffered an injury during any of his seven shifts. This news means that Kreider will not be playing in the Winter Classic on New Years Day when the Buffalo Sabres host the NY Rangers at Citi Field in The Big Apple. (more...)
Claim From Spain: Thibaut Courtois Wants To Join Real Madrid Claim From Spain: Thibaut Courtois Wants To Join Real Madrid
- December 28, 2017

The 25-year-old is considered to be one of the best goalkeepers in the world, and Real's courtship of Kepa Arrizabalaga is not supposed to exclude a move for either Courtois or David De Gea. Instead, if Courtois insists on leaving, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is believed to be a fan of Sevilla's Sergio Rico, or Atletico's Jan Oblak. Real Madrid are seriously considering changing both of their main goalkeepers. (more...)
Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini complains of unjust treatment in England Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini complains of unjust treatment in England
- December 28, 2017

The problem that I see here is the difference between some teams. Mourinho also admitted that Christmas had been a tough time for him as it was the first one since the death of his father, former Portugal goalkeeper Jose Manuel Mourinho Felix, in June. (more...)
American model's Japan-bound flight returns to LA American model's Japan-bound flight returns to LA
- December 28, 2017

The flight landed shortly after 7:30 p.m. the same day, making the U-turn flight almost eight hours long. But one aviation expert we spoke to said the U-turn was not necessary - and may have put the people on board at even greater risk. (more...)
Rams expected to rest some starters Sunday
- December 28, 2017

He never made the playoffs while with the team and never went better than 7-8-1 in any of his years as head coach. We're all going out there to try to win the game. Besides having Aaron Donald that's how he worked the numbers on them. Gurley became the third player in National Football League history with over 2,000 yards from scrimmage, 10 or more rushing touchdowns and six or more receiving touchdowns in a single season, joining former Ram Marshall Faulk and O.J. (more...)
Swansea City appoint Carlos Carvalhal as coach Swansea City appoint Carlos Carvalhal as coach
- December 28, 2017

Carvalhal is something of a character, and not somebody who would be prepared to be dictated by our chairman Huw Jenkins, so you wonder how that relationship will get on if Carvalhal is indeed going to be appointed. Carvalhal departed Hillsborough by mutual consent on Christmas Eve, and is said to have made a late request to watch Swansea's 5-0 hammering from the Anfield directors' box. (more...)
Real Madrid prepared to sell Manchester United target Gareth Bale in January Real Madrid prepared to sell Manchester United target Gareth Bale in January
- December 28, 2017

However, it is also claimed that Real Madrid are not happy about Arsenal's offer, as it falls well below their valuation of the player. The Frenchman has been struggling this season and his paltry return of 2 goals for the club in La Liga has turned President Florentino Perez's head. (more...)
Russia's Mutko steps down as head of World Cup organising committee Russia's Mutko steps down as head of World Cup organising committee
- December 28, 2017

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko , who was banned for life from the Olympics this month, stepped down from his post as head of Russia's World Cup Local Organizing Committee yesterday, December 27. Mutko said Wednesday that he has filed a lawsuit with the Court of Arbitration for Sport to contest his ban from the Olympics. FIFA, which has faced calls to open disciplinary proceedings against Mutko, did not mention the doping cases in a statement acknowledging the resignation. (more...)
Rafael Nadal out of Brisbane Rafael Nadal out of Brisbane
- December 28, 2017

The 16-time Grand Slam champion added he will not take part in Brisbane International, starting December 31 as he is "still not ready" after a long season in 2017. If he is not ready to go for play at Melbourne Park, Federer will remain the clearcut favorite at the Australian Open . The world No.1 may not be the only high-profile scratching from the Brisbane International, with five-times Open runner-up Andy Murray having delayed his planned Christmas arrival to Australia because of his ... (more...)
Crystal Palace Vs Arsenal
- December 28, 2017

It's Arsenal's first match of the festive period as Arsene Wenger's men travel across London to take on Crystal Palace . Jason Puncheon remains available for selection despite being charged with possession of an offensive weapon and assault. (more...)