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4 reasons why firing John Fox was the right move 4 reasons why firing John Fox was the right move
- January 01, 2018

Fox previously served as head coach of the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers . His.292 win percentage was the second-lowest in the charter franchise's history, behind only Abe Gibron (.274). But despite a clear commitment to the long view, the Bears ultimately decided Fox wasn't the right coach to lead them into a future that has been littered with uncertainty. (more...)
KISS' Ace Frehley Tapped to Open NHL Winter Classic Outdoor Game KISS' Ace Frehley Tapped to Open NHL Winter Classic Outdoor Game
- January 01, 2018

Beyond the buildup, the weather, the special jerseys, the national stage and the larger crowds, Jason Pominville recalled one thing that can be overlooked in a Winter Classic: It's a regular-season matchup and points count. Four games in total were played, two weekends each featuring a double-header, with the action concluding the second Saturday in January with Boston University against the University of Maine. (more...)
Liverpool to take Nike to court over Coutinho Barcelona announcement? Liverpool to take Nike to court over Coutinho Barcelona announcement?
- January 01, 2018

The marketing scheme, which was live online on Saturday night, urged fans to buy a Coutinho shirt. The Catalan side, however, made several attempts at signing the Brazilian a year ago but could not reach the 200 million euros ($240.04 million) Liverpool wanted for the midfielder, local media reported at the time. (more...)
Pep provides worrying Man City injury update after Palace draw Pep provides worrying Man City injury update after Palace draw
- January 01, 2018

Man City boss Pep Guardiola reveals Gabriel Jesus could be out for 'maybe one or two months" after coming off in the 23rd minute. Jonathan is ESPN FC's Manchester City correspondent. It remains to be seen if Guardiola moves to bolster his attack by prising Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in January, however the City boss said in his post-match news conference that he expects the forward to stay with the Gunners. (more...)
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says penalty decision hard to accept
- January 01, 2018

It's hard to accept. "We had to deal with the pressure and fair play to the players they did". VAR technology will be used for the first time in a competitive match in England when Crystal Palace and Brighton and Hove Albion face each other in the FA Cup next month. (more...)
Jets get it right extending Todd Bowles and Mike Maccagnan Jets get it right extending Todd Bowles and Mike Maccagnan
- January 01, 2018

And just the conversations we have out there - he's a smart dude. The New York Jets have extended the contracts of general manager Mike Maccagnan and coach Todd Bowles , despite the fact they will wrap up a second consecutive losing National Football League season. (more...)
LeSean McCoy could play in Bills' playoff game Sunday LeSean McCoy could play in Bills' playoff game Sunday
- January 01, 2018

He also scored his first career touchdown. The Bills scored on their opening possession as Taylor rolled left and threw to the right, hitting a wide open Nick O'Leary in the end zone for a 26-yard touchdown. Drake was tangled up with a Bills player during the melee and wound up throwing his opponent's helmet across the field. Drake was scarcely used early in the year but later emerged as Miami's lead back after the Dolphins dealt Jay Ajayi to Philadelphia. (more...)
Why Charles Woodson believes Jon Gruden would be good for Derek Carr
- January 01, 2018

Del Rio, who received a four-year contract extension from the Raiders in February, posted an 18-13 mark with the franchise, going 7-9 and 12-4 his first two seasons. Guys want to bounce ideas off me. Before the Raiders move to Las Vegas was finalized, Las Vegas Sands owner Sheldon Adelson was ready to be a part of the relocation process. (more...)
Ronaldo ready to force Man United move as Perez relationship sours Ronaldo ready to force Man United move as Perez relationship sours
- January 01, 2018

Now approaching the age of 33 and in the twilight years of his career, Ronaldo has won pretty much everything there is to possibly win for both club and country. However, the transfer window closed with Ronaldo remaining a Real Madrid player. The Daily Record claims that the main reason for this fallout is due to Perez not withholding his promise to improve Ronaldo's financial agreement with the club following their successes last season. (more...)
Guardiola to visit Johor if City emerge champions Guardiola to visit Johor if City emerge champions
- January 01, 2018

But City have faced nine matches during a busy December, and are set to play a minimum of seven during January, with four fixtures in the Premier League, a two-legged League Cup semi-final against Championship side Bristol City and an FA Cup third round home tie against Burnley. (more...)
Andy Dalton TD Pass to Tyler Boyd Knocks Ravens Out of Playoffs Andy Dalton TD Pass to Tyler Boyd Knocks Ravens Out of Playoffs
- January 01, 2018

Running backs: Alex Collins' touchdown run in the third quarter was tremendous. The presence of Danny Woodhead and Buck Allen will limit Collins to a two-down role. Dalton released a pass just over the outstretched arm of linebacker C.J. Mosley. And then Baltimore took a pass interference and a defensive holding call - on a 3rd and 5 - before giving up a 49-yard touchdown to Tyler Boyd on 4th and 12 with 44 seconds left in the game - which had stretched longer than any other of the ... (more...)
Black, Williams help Illini hold off Grand Canyon, 62-58 Black, Williams help Illini hold off Grand Canyon, 62-58
- January 01, 2018

Saturday was the day IL had an opportunity to show that its stellar first-half performance against Missouri one week ago was only a glimpse of what's to come. Illinois' bench has outscored opponents in 12 of its 14 contests this season, giving Underwood more options and fresher players as the games go on, which should be a key factor in Big Ten Conference play. (more...)
76ers' Embiid injures right hand in win over Suns 76ers' Embiid injures right hand in win over Suns
- January 01, 2018

I want to push through stuff and I want to play. The Philadelphia 76ers might now be learning how to win after blowing a big lead, having done it in back-to-back games. Phoenix trailed 73-55 with 9:20 left in the third quarter and went on a 32-11 run to take the lead before the quarter ended. Philadelphia coach Brett Brown didn't have an update when asked about Embiid's injury status after the game, nor did the team before the Sixers left the arena. (more...)
Thousands Evacuated After Fireworks Display Explodes On NSW Central Coast Thousands Evacuated After Fireworks Display Explodes On NSW Central Coast
- January 01, 2018

Pictures and videos shared on social media show how the pyrotechnic display on Terrigal Beach , around 40 miles north of Sydney, went wrong within five minutes in the most awestricken way, as a loud explosion set off dozens of colorful fireworks in different directions into the night sky. (more...)
Pagano fired by Colts after six seasons in Indianapolis Pagano fired by Colts after six seasons in Indianapolis
- January 01, 2018

From 2012-14, Pagano led the team to three consecutive 11-5 seasons and playoff appearances. Pagano's season was behind the 8-ball from the start with franchise quarterback Andrew Luck not taking a single snap all season due to offseason shoulder surgery. (more...)
Lou Lamoriello keeping Maple Leafs off Las Vegas strip Lou Lamoriello keeping Maple Leafs off Las Vegas strip
- January 01, 2018

Vegas will bring in an National Hockey League expansion team record six-game winning streak - it's third winning streak of five games or more this season - into the matinee contest with the Maple Leafs (23-14-2), who have had a day to recuperate after losing in overtime at Colorado 4-3 on Friday night. (more...)
Wayne Rooney on Everton bench against Bournemouth Wayne Rooney on Everton bench against Bournemouth
- January 01, 2018

Eric Bailly is out for the foreseeable future with a serious ankle injury sustained on worldwide duty with Cote d'Ivoire which has resulted in the need for surgery, while Marouane Fellaini will still be unavailable due to a knee injury and Antonio Valencia is unlikely to recover from his hamstring problem in time to feature. (more...)
Jets bench Hackenberg, end season with 26-6 loss to Patriots Jets bench Hackenberg, end season with 26-6 loss to Patriots
- January 01, 2018

He never removed the winter jacket from his shoulder pads. The New York Jets have nearly no shot at making the playoffs after Sunday's. Todd Bowles never considered putting him in the game. After an Aldrick Rosas field goal in the second quarter, the Giants special teams allowed Washington to pull within five when Brad Wing shanked a punt to Jamison Crowder with 17 seconds remaining. (more...)
National Football League mock draft: 5 quarterbacks in the top 15? National Football League mock draft: 5 quarterbacks in the top 15?
- January 01, 2018

Another team in need of a signal caller is the New York Jets , who also haven't had much luck in the department and may need to use a first-round pick rather than the second-round fliers they've tried recently. The Cleveland Browns and New York Giants locked up the top two spots in the 2018 NFL Draft on Sunday. The Broncos (5-11), Osweiler's current team, will select fifth. (more...)
Chargers eliminated from playoff contention despite 30-10 win over Raiders Chargers eliminated from playoff contention despite 30-10 win over Raiders
- January 01, 2018

However, the Chargers would score 20 points in the second quarter to take a 20-10 lead into the half and never looked back. Oakland finishes its terrible 2017 National Football League campaign at 6-10, having lost its last four games. Rivers then led a 77-yard touchdown drive that only took 1:24 off the clock, finding Allen in the corner of the end zone for a 6-yard TD. Oakland made a decision to be lax on the Chargers drive after crucial Khalil Mack roughing the passer penalty, Rivers found a ... (more...)
Virat Kohli gears up for tough test ahead Virat Kohli gears up for tough test ahead
- January 01, 2018

It could even be argued that De Villiers contributed to South Africa's downfall in the Test matches which followed a one-day series dominated by his dazzling batting. Obviously we would like to play against the top countries but maybe we could play them at home so we can set up the conditions to favour us". You rather take it on, believe in your abilities and take it head on. (more...)
Mark Ingram, Alvin Kamara make National Football League history together
- January 01, 2018

After his performance in Tampa, it might be hard to deny him. Kamara topped 1,500 yards in impressive fashion, hauling a 40-yard pass from Drew Brees . The return is the longest scoring play in Saints history. Ingram and Kamara had already combined for 182 yards from scrimmage. The Buccaneers drove 75 yards in 12 plays to cut it to 14-13 at the 5:50 mark of the second quarter on a 1-yard touchdown run by Winston on third-and-goal. (more...)
Bills RB LeSean McCoy carted off with ankle injury Bills RB LeSean McCoy carted off with ankle injury
- January 01, 2018

The Dolphins may be done after the end of Sunday's game against the Bills , but they are going down fighting. Shortly thereafter, trainers called for the cart to come out. Prior to his injury, McCoy rushed 11 times for 10 yards, with another 22 yards on 2 receptions, totaling 4.2 FanDuel points. The only other two active running backs for the Bills are Mike Tolbert and Marcus Murphy . (more...)
New York City sign Manchester City target Jesus Medina New York City sign Manchester City target Jesus Medina
- January 01, 2018

Gabriel left the pitch in tears in the 23rd minute after appearing to accidentally injure his knee when he slipped as he tried to control the ball minutes earlier. That's the environment. I admire the physicality of the league, but.protect all the players please". Today we were not lucky. "I don't know if he will be ready or back", he said. (more...)
Accenture (ACN) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
- January 01, 2018

Parkside Financial Bank & Trust who had been investing in Exxon Mobil Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $354.39B market cap company. Therefore 50% are positive. Exxon Mobil had 79 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Macquarie Research maintained Albany International Corp. (more...)
Cousins is 11th in National Football League history with 3 straight 4000-yard seasons Cousins is 11th in National Football League history with 3 straight 4000-yard seasons
- December 31, 2017

On a drive that started in the third quarter, the Giants capped off a 10-play possession with a made chip shot field goal by Aldrick Rosas to extend New York's lead to eight. The Redskins handled Big Blue on Thanksgiving night in Week 12, holding NY to just 170 total yards of offense. Off the miss, D.J. However, the Giants would convert on a 2-and-20 before Washington's defense settled down to force a punt at midfield. (more...)
West Ham United to recall Reece Oxford in January West Ham United to recall Reece Oxford in January
- December 31, 2017

According to a report from German outlet Bild this morning, Borussia Monchengladbach have agreed a fee with West Ham United over the permanent transfer of youngster Reece Oxford . West Ham United will recall Reece Oxford , but David Moyes can't wait to work with him. West Ham United have reportedly made a decision to recall Reece Oxford from his loan at Borussia Monchengladbach amid interest from fellow Bundesliga side RB Leipzig . (more...)
TY Hilton, Johnathan Joseph throwing haymakers TY Hilton, Johnathan Joseph throwing haymakers
- December 31, 2017

The Texans and Colts are only playing for pride this week, but don't tell that to T.Y. Hilton and Johnathan Joseph , who nearly got into an all-out brawl on Sunday. An example of veteran wiles: Neither Hilton nor Joseph threw a close-fisted punch, which might be how they avoided both ejection and injury to their hands. (more...)
National Football League 2017 Week 17 National Football League 2017 Week 17
- December 31, 2017

ET? KEEPING WARM: Early during his career Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said he wore a scuba top underneath his jersey to keep warm in extremely cold weather games. No one has ever done it a few times. Patriots QB Tom Brady leads the National Football League with 4,387 passing yards, his ninth career 4,000-yard season. (more...)
Pete Carroll denies retirement speculation Pete Carroll denies retirement speculation
- December 31, 2017

Seattle will miss the playoffs for the first time since 2011 unless it beats the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday and the Atlanta Falcons lose to the Carolina Panthers . Why? The Seahawks could be looking at some serious roster changes in the upcoming months, with the potential losses of Richard Sherman, Kam Chancellor, Earl Thomas, Michael Bennett, Cliff Avril, Sheldon Richardson and Jimmy Graham. (more...)