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Giants dismiss VP of player evaluation Marc Ross Giants dismiss VP of player evaluation Marc Ross
- January 02, 2018

The moved seemed curious given its timing. That, obviously, will not be the case in NY. But the Giants' draft plans loom large. Just two days into his new job, Gettleman has already begun cleaning house. Abrams has served as interim GM since Reese's firing December 4. Not only will Abrams return to his role as assistant general manager, but will see several responsibilities added to his plate. (more...)
IPL: Gary Kirsten, Ashish Nehra join Royal Challengers Bangalore coaching setup IPL: Gary Kirsten, Ashish Nehra join Royal Challengers Bangalore coaching setup
- January 02, 2018

Meanwhile, Gary Kirsten will take over the batting mentor and coaching responsibilities, as reported on cricbuzz . He was removed as Delhi Daredevils coach in 2015 even though his original contract stated he would have the job for one more year. (more...)
Maria Sharapova defeats Romania┬┤s Mihaela Buzarnescu Maria Sharapova defeats Romania┬┤s Mihaela Buzarnescu
- January 02, 2018

Hitting 18 winners, the five-time Grand Slam champion rampaged ahead with enormous goal and will next face Alison Riske, who was the runner-up at Shenzhen Open past year. World No. 1 Simona Halep beat Nicole Gibbs from the United States 6-4, 6-1. At Brisbane: Brisbane International: Men: Ryan Harrison bt Leonardo Mayer 6-4, 3-6, 6-2; Matthew Ebden bt Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 6-2; Horacio Zeballos bt Ernesto Escobedo 6-3, 6-4; Jared Donaldson bt Jordan Thompson 6-2, 6-4. (more...)
Mentally unstable man kills 6 in Palwal; arrested Mentally unstable man kills 6 in Palwal; arrested
- January 02, 2018

As per reports, out of the six deaths one took place inside a hospital while some took place at foot path. He was arrested from Adarsh Nagar area of Palwal. Naresh reportedly reached the hospital facility around 2:30 AM and killed the woman identified as Anjum. Naresh was later moved to a different hospital in Faridabad. (more...)
Pogba: Manchester United woke up at Everton Pogba: Manchester United woke up at Everton
- January 02, 2018

With questions over substance and style, the problems are growing for manager Jose Mourinho and an awkward-looking trip to Everton has been made more hard by the loss of strike pair Romelu Lukaku and Zlatan Ibrahimovic . The United manager claimed to be happy with Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford as potential replacements for the pair but refused to be drawn on whether he will now seek to strengthen his attack in next month's transfer window. (more...)
National Football League 2018 Playoff Schedule And Early Predictions For Wild-Card Games National Football League 2018 Playoff Schedule And Early Predictions For Wild-Card Games
- January 02, 2018

The Chiefs won four straight games to end the regular season, scoring at least 26 points in each contest. This is nothing new for the Falcons , who almost beat the New England Patriots in last year's Super Bowl . The Vikings can clinch a bye during the wild-card playoffs if they beat the Chicago Bears, or the Panthers lose, the Los Angeles Rams win or the New Orleans Saints win. (more...)
Alabama vs. Clemson: Spread, Total & Prediction for Sugar Bowl Alabama vs. Clemson: Spread, Total & Prediction for Sugar Bowl
- January 02, 2018

Over the past five seasons, Clemson has compiled an astounding 61-8 record against high level competition. And after two previous battles in the past two years between Alabama and Clemson - games that have been decided by a total of nine points - what might we get in the Sugar Bowl? Clemson played 13 games this season and allowed 166 points. (more...)
Explodes for franchise-record 52 in Monday's OT win Explodes for franchise-record 52 in Monday's OT win
- January 02, 2018

Kyle Lowry had 26 points, six rebounds and six assists for the Raptors (25-10), who have won 14 of their last 17. The Raptors regained the lead on VanVleet's 3-pointer and neither team led by more than five the remainder of regulation. Los Angeles was once again missing three starters: center Brook Lopez (ankle), and guards Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (legal) and Lonzo Ball (shoulder). (more...)
Rob Cross beats Phil Taylor to win PDC World Championship final Rob Cross beats Phil Taylor to win PDC World Championship final
- January 02, 2018

The Stoke ace, who won his first title in 1990 when Margaret Thatcher was still United Kingdom Prime Minister in 1990, was second best throughout but did wire double-12 for what would have been his first ever nine-dart finish at a PDC World Championship; one of the few accolades missing from his resume. (more...)
Iran warns protesters will 'pay the price' as unrest turn deadly
- January 02, 2018

There were also reports of demonstrations in the western cities of Sanandaj and Kermanshah as well as Chabahar in the southeast and Ilam and Izeh in the southwest. A Revolutionary Guards Telegram channel said the deaths had been caused by "people armed with hunting and military weapons" who "entered the protests and started shooting randomly toward the crowd and the governor's building". (more...)
National Football League coaching carousel: Tracking the hirings, firings for 2018 National Football League coaching carousel: Tracking the hirings, firings for 2018
- January 02, 2018

It is likely that the 62-year-old Fox will be coaching his last game with the Bears on Sunday as he is not expected to be retained. The team had a rough year, ending the season 4-12. John Fox , Bears: Fox , also a former Broncos coach , was sacked after compiling a 14-34 record in three seasons in Chicago. Del Rio was axed from the Oakland Raiders after a disappointing 6-10 record this season. (more...)
Everton 0-2 Man Utd - Martial & Lingard Score Everton 0-2 Man Utd - Martial & Lingard Score
- January 02, 2018

United eventually sliced through Everton for the first time just before the half-hour mark, as Luke Shaw released Martial into the left side of the box and the Frenchman's low pass across the face of goal forced Pickford into action. (more...)
Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva, Gabriel Jesus updates ahead of Watford Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva, Gabriel Jesus updates ahead of Watford
- January 02, 2018

In this respect, Tom Cleverly's energetic work-rate and pressing in the middle of the park and his success in keeping the risky City attack quiet could prove critical for the visitors. "We are going to lose games as players will get exhausted", he explained to the gathered press. The replay speaks for itself. Protect all the players, please, from situations that are unsafe. (more...)
Algert Global LLC Buys New Position in Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST)
- January 02, 2018

After $0.72 actual earnings per share reported by Ross Stores, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 27.78 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $80.25. Media stories about Ross Stores (NASDAQ:ROST) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The stock of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 30 by RBC Capital Markets. (more...)
James Harden listed as questionable for New Year's Eve James Harden listed as questionable for New Year's Eve
- January 02, 2018

The sloppy play and final mistakes helped squander what was as much as a 26-point lead for Houston. The Houston Rockets overcame the Los Angeles Lakers in a New Year's Eve thriller in the National Basketball Association on Sunday. The Sixers came close to dropping their seventh game in which they have led by 11 points or more. "But I really couldn't run so let me go back here and see what is going on". (more...)
Trae Young leads Sooner rally in 90-89 win over TCU Trae Young leads Sooner rally in 90-89 win over TCU
- January 02, 2018

As Young goes, the Sooners go, and the freshman has 22 or more points in each of his last 11 games. McGusty finished with 22 points, and Christian James was the only other Sooner to score in double figures with 10 points. TCU's No. 10 ranking in the AP Top 25 is the highest ranking in school history. West Virginia leads to conference at No. 6, with the Sooners following at No. (more...)
Gionta named captain of United States men's team for Pyeongchang Olympics Gionta named captain of United States men's team for Pyeongchang Olympics
- January 02, 2018

Olympic hockey team at the Winter Olympics. "This is obviously an unbelievable honor for myself and my family", said Bourque. Playing in the Olympics-I don't even know if it's something you really dream about because it's so far-fetched growing up as a kid, so to have the opportunity is something that I can't even describe. (more...)
EPL: Mourinho reveals when Lukaku will play again for Manchester United EPL: Mourinho reveals when Lukaku will play again for Manchester United
- January 01, 2018

That ruled Lukaku out of Monday's trip to his former club Everton and he is set to be absent for the FA Cup third round tie with Derby on Friday. Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be sidelined for a month with a knee injury, manager Jose Mourinho said. (more...)
Dijk eager to work with Klopp Dijk eager to work with Klopp
- January 01, 2018

Van Dijk featured in all 12 games against the "big six" when his team earned 20 points - or 1.66 per game - against Manchester City , Arsenal, Manchester United, Tottenham, Liverpool and Chelsea . " Sami Hyypia had 4 when he played here [at Liverpool] and he played 10 years for my team in Holland, Willem II ". Van Dijk snubbed advances from the Premier League and the La Liga leaders and opted to join Jurgen Klopp's side. (more...)
Paul Scholes warns Manchester United that Champions League qualification is not assured Paul Scholes warns Manchester United that Champions League qualification is not assured
- January 01, 2018

The 20-time English champions dropped to third place in the Premier League table following a return of three points from their last three games to leave Manchester United a mere three points ahead of Liverpool FC. You have to say the manager has to take responsibility for that. Everton await on New Year's Day and Pogba has demanded better from his side, despite the short turnaround. (more...)
Isaiah Thomas will make his Cavaliers debut Tuesday coming off the bench Isaiah Thomas will make his Cavaliers debut Tuesday coming off the bench
- January 01, 2018

After a 24-12 start to the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season, the Cleveland Cavaliers received great news to begin the new year. Head coach Tyronn Lue said over the weekend that Thomas would not play in back-to-backs in his return and the Cavs host the Portland Trail Blazers the previous night. (more...)
MS closes strong in 74-69 win over SC MS closes strong in 74-69 win over SC
- January 01, 2018

The Sugar Bears built a lead as large as 22 in the fourth quarter before the Lady Lions (1-12, 0-2) were able to close it to the final margin. The back-and-forth battle came down to the final seconds of the game. There seemed to be more effort defensively in both halves. He got in foul trouble and played only five minutes in the first half. The strategy worked as none of the group picked up a third foul before intermission. (more...)
Leicester City 3-0 Huddersfield Town: Player Ratings Leicester City 3-0 Huddersfield Town: Player Ratings
- January 01, 2018

Terriers head coach Wagner has been assured by club owner Dean Hoyle that no players will be sold without his say so and insisted recently the likes of Christopher Schindler and Aaron Mooy will be staying in West Yorkshire. Leicester City manager Claude Puel: "This is a crucial game for us". Leicester remained eighth with the win over midtable Huddersfield, which has won just two of its last 11 league games. (more...)
Colts request to interview Josh McDaniels Colts request to interview Josh McDaniels
- January 01, 2018

McDaniels' name has come up in connection with the Giants, Colts and Bears. The Indianapolis Colts have made their first big move of their offseason earlier this morning when according to league sources , they reached out to the New England Patriots seeking permission to interview their offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels . (more...)
Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians announces retirement Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians announces retirement
- January 01, 2018

His retirement could also factor into whether veterans Larry Fitzgerald and Carson Palmer plan to continue their playing careers. The 65-year-old Arians announced he was indeed going to retire after five seasons with the Cardinals , a move not unexpected but the first domino in what could be an offseason of significant change for the franchise. (more...)
Redskins finish season with loss to rival Giants
- January 01, 2018

The Redskins held the Giants to 121 net passing yards and have now held three consecutive opponents to 200 or fewer passing yards for the first time since a seven-game streak in Weeks 4-11 of the 2009 season. Kerrigan became the first player in Redskins history to start all 16 games in each of his first seven National Football League seasons. Then just before halftime, Kerrigan recorded another sack. (more...)
Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees retires Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees retires
- January 01, 2018

Pees is known for his ability to adjust his defenses mid-game, creating different looks for opposing offenses. That didn't work out that way due to Baltimore losing to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday and both the Buffalo Bills and Tennessee Titans winning their games in order to keep the Ravens out of the playoffs. (more...)
Packers WR Davante Adams gets four-year contract extension Packers WR Davante Adams gets four-year contract extension
- January 01, 2018

The Green Bay Packers appear to finally be making some changes. Adams is recovering from a concussion he sustained in Week 15. "He's done it every single week, made plays". Jeffery signed a four-year, $52 million deal earlier this month. In the postseason, Adams started all three of the Packers games and caught 16 passes for 217 yards and two touchdowns. (more...)
Detroit Lions fire Jim Caldwell; GM Quinn eyeing Patriots reunion with Patricia? Detroit Lions fire Jim Caldwell; GM Quinn eyeing Patriots reunion with Patricia?
- January 01, 2018

Unless this team drastically improves in the offseason, their chances to make the playoffs are none without Stafford for a portion of the year. Caldwell will finish his four-year run in Detroit with a 36-28 record . Two more scores. But ever since then, nothing. Williams was open and the pass was slightly behind him, but he got two hands on it and tipped it right to Davis. (more...)
Liverpool Edge Burnley, Leicester City Thrash Huddersfield Liverpool Edge Burnley, Leicester City Thrash Huddersfield
- January 01, 2018

Finally, a second Premier League victory in January for Jurgen Klopp at the ninth attempt. And given the demands on his attacking players during this busy run, the German has named Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain , Sadio Mane and Dominic Solanke up front at Turf Moor, with neither Philippe Coutinho (thigh) or Mohamed Salah (groin) travelling. (more...)