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Lions reportedly request interviews with Pat Shurmur, Matt Patricia Lions reportedly request interviews with Pat Shurmur, Matt Patricia
- January 03, 2018

Ian Rapoport also believes that Wilks is a name to monitor for the Giants head coaching job, especially if McDaniels and Patricia end up elsewhere. Defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo took over as the interim head coach once the Giants made a decision to fire Ben McAdoo in early December, but he isn't a candidate to keep the job on a permanent basis. (more...)
Manchester United rival Man City for Napoli star Manchester United rival Man City for Napoli star
- January 03, 2018

Ghoulam, a 26-year-old Algerian global, has always been regarded as one of the finest full-backs in Serie A, with his lung-busting runs up and down Napoli's left flank having proven crucial to the fortunes of Maurizio Sarri's men for several seasons now. (more...)
Blues turn to FC Porto in search of Alex Sandro alternative Blues turn to FC Porto in search of Alex Sandro alternative
- January 02, 2018

Chelsea have been chasing Alex Sandro for the longest time and they even went close to bagging the left-back during the summer. The mounting fixture pile-up both domestically and in European competitions will force Conte into the market and they are understood to be keen to make a quick move to beat Jose Mourinho to Sandro. (more...)
Cris Cyborg Takes Decision Over Holly Holm at UFC 219 Cris Cyborg Takes Decision Over Holly Holm at UFC 219
- January 02, 2018

With "The Lioness" lacking an obvious challenger to her throne at the moment as well, the timing is right to pit the two Brazilian titleholders against one another in the first real super fight in the women's division in UFC history. Those shots began to show effect by the third round, with Holm's left eye visibly swollen. What's next for Cyborg? In her Octagon interview, Cyborg called out Megan Anderson for a showdown in Perth. (more...)
Jon Flanagan Pleads Guilty To Assaulting His Girlfriend Jon Flanagan Pleads Guilty To Assaulting His Girlfriend
- January 02, 2018

Jon Flanagan has pleaded guilty to assaulting his girlfriend in Liverpool city centre on December 22. He is accused of assaulting Ms Wall by beating, which carries a maximum of six months in jail. Watch David Baddiel talk about the eye-opening antics of his parents and turning anguish into laughter, only on Unfiltered with James O'Brien. Judge Wendy Lloyd set a sentencing date of January 17 and added that Flanagan faced a community penalty, several British media reports said. (more...)
Why did Google think LaVar Ball founded the National Basketball Association? Why did Google think LaVar Ball founded the National Basketball Association?
- January 02, 2018

James Naismith might be spinning in his grave today after a glitch in Google's search engine says that LaVar Ball is the founder of the National Basketball Association. Ball is creating this league as a paid alternative for top prospects who may not want to take the college route considering the many issues former college-athletes have expressed with Division one athletics. (more...)
Reasons Why The Titans Will Beat The Chiefs Reasons Why The Titans Will Beat The Chiefs
- January 02, 2018

In his last three playoff games, Smith is completing 62 percent of his passes, averaging only 203 passing yards a game, and has three touchdowns. Daniel Sorensen leads the Kansas City Chiefs with 89 tackles, Justin Houston has 9.5 sacks and Marcus Peters has five interceptions. (more...)
The Raiders Want Jon Gruden The Raiders Want Jon Gruden
- January 02, 2018

The Daily News reported if Gruden does go to Oakland he might try to recruit Jets offensive coordinator John Morton to go with him and that NY will not stand in his way. Which will be critical for the Raiders during what likely will be their a year ago in Oakland. "The only question is when it happens". The Raiders, who are slated to move to Las Vegas in 2020, would need to get the approval of all owners to give Gruden a piece of the team. (more...)
Vidarbha lift Ranji Trophy Vidarbha lift Ranji Trophy
- January 02, 2018

Pandit, who lost his job as Mumbai coach after that January 10-14, 2017 loss, was roped in by Vidarbha to guide the Faiz Fazal-captained team. The years of experience he gained representing Mumbai benefitted Vidarbha greatly and he willingly played mentor to the young players besides scoring almost 600 runs. (more...)
Hard Freeze Warning for all of Southeast Louisiana Hard Freeze Warning for all of Southeast Louisiana
- January 02, 2018

A wind chill advisory is in effect for the area through Tuesday morning. Thursday: Mostly sunny & slightly milder... Houstonians can expect temperatures as low as 24 degrees and wind chill values close to 10-15 degrees between 3 a.m. The bitterly COLD air mass has arrived and will STAY IN PLACE throughout the week ahead - the first days of January will be much, MUCH colder than normal (both early morning AND afternoon temperatures). (more...)
Cris Cyborg clinically breaks down Holly Holm, wins decision at UFC 219 Cris Cyborg clinically breaks down Holly Holm, wins decision at UFC 219
- January 02, 2018

The three judges scored the bout 49-46, 48-47, and 48-47 in favour of Cyborg . In the end, however, Cyborg's patience, volume, aggression and cage control earned her a just unanimous decision win. According to Fightmetric, Cyborg outlanded Holm in total strikes 116-65. "I would like to fight somebody at 145, maybe Megan Anderson", said Cris Cyborg . (more...)
Timberwolves continue hot streak with wire-to-wire win over Lakers Timberwolves continue hot streak with wire-to-wire win over Lakers
- January 02, 2018

Despite only being selected 27th overall as relative unknown compared to the big names in June's lottery, Los Angeles Lakers rookie Kyle Kuzma has started his professional career on a high note. Lonzo Ball , 20, is averaging 10.0 points, 7.1 assists, 6.9 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 1.0 blocks per game in his rookie campaign with the Lakers . (more...)
Johanna Konta beats Madison Keys in Brisbane for first win since August Johanna Konta beats Madison Keys in Brisbane for first win since August
- January 02, 2018

However, one break of serve was enough for Konta to level the match and after striking twice in the decider, victory was wrapped up in just under two hours and eight minutes. But then Konta kicked in to gear, finding her range on serve while still causing damage on her opponent's, and won the second set 6-1. In other first-round matches, third seed Elina Svitolina opened with a 6-2 6-4 win over Carla Suarez Navarro, 2012 champion Kaia Kanepi beat Daria Kasatkina 6-2 6-2 and qualifier ... (more...)
Klopp reveals doubts over Salah fitness Klopp reveals doubts over Salah fitness
- January 02, 2018

Liverpool stayed in fourth place after 21 games. Karius has been Liverpool's designated goalkeeper in the Champions League, but has now started in two of the club's last five Premier League games having also featured against West Bromwich Albion. (more...)
Trace McSorley leads Penn State's third-down show in Fiesta Bowl victory Trace McSorley leads Penn State's third-down show in Fiesta Bowl victory
- January 02, 2018

He said losing two games by a total of four points this season - a year the Nittany Lions started with hopes of making a run to the College Football Playoff - also will be on his mind as he shifts through options. In addition to Parsons, a consensus five-star pick, Slade and wide receiver Justin Shorter of Monmouth Junction, N.J., received a five-star rating by at least one recruiting service. (more...)
Chelsea boss Conte: Why losing Terry, Ivanovic set us back Chelsea boss Conte: Why losing Terry, Ivanovic set us back
- January 02, 2018

Following his recall from Germany this past summer, Christensen has responded well to being blooded in Chelsea's first team, due to a combination of injury and lack of strength in depth, and is now considered one of the club's leading prospects. (more...)
Newlyweds Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma celebrate New Year in Cape Town Newlyweds Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma celebrate New Year in Cape Town
- January 02, 2018

Newlyweds Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are having a great time in Cape Town . Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma. The couple recently came back from their honeymoon in Finland. Now, after the wedding celebrations, Virat Kohli and team flew to South Africa for a long series. The couple is now holidaying in South Africa along with cricketer Shikhar Dhawan and his family. (more...)
Man City winning run ends in draw at Crystal Palace Man City winning run ends in draw at Crystal Palace
- January 02, 2018

I told Arsène, that brand is for him". Commenting on the penalty miss, he added: "It's frustrating of course and it was a good save, but at a moment like this it is more important to concentrate on the performance and how well we played ". (more...)
Alexis Sanchez 'desperate for January move to Manchester City' Alexis Sanchez 'desperate for January move to Manchester City'
- January 02, 2018

The Chile international's future has been a source of relentless debate in 2017 after the Gunners failed to reach an agreement with the 28-year-old over a new contract. Chilean star Alexis Sanchez unfollowed his Arsenal team mate Mohamed El-Neny after Egyptian central midfielder tweeted about his absence from the World Cup. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo wants to pursue acting career Cristiano Ronaldo wants to pursue acting career
- January 02, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid and return to the Premier League and is already looking for a home in England, according to reports. El Mundo reported that a leading figure within Spain's tax authority gave evidence on December 7, and told the judge that Ronaldo's continuing unwillingness to co-operate or admit any wrongdoing left him open to the possibility of serving time in jail. (more...)
Klopp: Did we deserve to win? I don't care Klopp: Did we deserve to win? I don't care
- January 02, 2018

The Liverpool players were in good spirits when they returned to the dressing room and Mane - who scored a sensational goal with his weaker foot - was given a special reception by his teammates. Salah has scored 17 Premier League goals this season since his summer arrival from Roma and Klopp insisted his availability for the FA Cup fixture would not be affected by his attendance at Thursday's awards ceremony. (more...)
George Papadopoulos, not the dossier, kickstarted Federal Bureau of Investigation interest in Russiagate George Papadopoulos, not the dossier, kickstarted Federal Bureau of Investigation interest in Russiagate
- January 02, 2018

The information that Mr. Papadopoulos gave to the Australians answers one of the lingering mysteries of the past year: What so alarmed American officials to provoke the F.B.I.to open a counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign months before the presidential election? According to The New York Times' article, in May 2016, Papadopoulos had an informal conversation with Downer, during which he said he was aware that Moscow allegedly possessed hundreds of stolen emails that ... (more...)
Pakistan hands over list of Indian prisoners to Indian High Commission Pakistan hands over list of Indian prisoners to Indian High Commission
- January 02, 2018

Earlier on December 29, Pakistan released 145 Indian fishermen as a goodwill gesture on humanitarian grounds. "Lists of 250 civilian prisoners and 94 fishermen were handed over to Pakistan", the ministry said. Amid strained ties with Pakistan, the government has also ruled out a bilateral cricket series. Kulbhushan Jadhav has been in the custody of Pakistan Army since March 2016. (more...)
Man City confirm Gabriel Jesus suffered MCL injury at Palace Man City confirm Gabriel Jesus suffered MCL injury at Palace
- January 02, 2018

City saw Gabriel Jesus forced off by injury in the first-half, after an awkward landing. The injury occurred when Jesus was attempting to shield the ball from an opposition player. Jesus quickly came out on social media to calm fears of a lengthy absence, saying that the injury was "small" and that it would not require surgery. (more...)
Mourinho takes swipe at Scholes over Pogba criticism Mourinho takes swipe at Scholes over Pogba criticism
- January 02, 2018

After an impressive 2-0 victory away to Everton , in which Pogba was man of the match, Mourinho also questioned whether Scholes would make a capable manager. Every day I try to do my best, if one day Paul decides to be a manager, I wish that he can be 25 per cent as successful as myself. "I owe him a lot of thanks for that". (more...)
Short stars as Hurricanes beat Thunder Short stars as Hurricanes beat Thunder
- January 02, 2018

A flurry of wickets in the form of reliable middle-order Callum Ferguson, Ben Rohrer knocked the wind out of the Thunder's who fell short by 9 runs in pursuit of a win. Kurtis Patterson (36 off 26) helped get the Thunder off to a flyer until he was run out by Short at the non-striker's end. The Thunder defeated the Hurricanes by 57 runs when the two sides met two days earlier. (more...)
Everton make final offer for Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun Everton make final offer for Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun
- January 02, 2018

They failed to have any shots on target against Jose Mourinho's side this evening. "I can't guarantee whoever we get will score goals straight away but I just hope he does". "We have to be defensively solid". Everton may have to pay close to £30m to land Cenk Tosun . Everton will fork out £25m for the striker , who posted a picture of himself on Oxford Street today, with another £3m in add-ons. (more...)
Hernandez eager to prove himself as a starter for West Ham Hernandez eager to prove himself as a starter for West Ham
- January 02, 2018

The Baggies, without a league win since August, are one place off the bottom of the table, two points behind 18th-placed West Ham. West Brom chairman John Williams is thought to have spoken directly to Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore about Tuesday's match. (more...)
Ashes: MCG pitch gets 'poor' rating after Joe Root, Steve Smith criticism Ashes: MCG pitch gets 'poor' rating after Joe Root, Steve Smith criticism
- January 02, 2018

Australian skipper Steve Smith had also come down hard on the pitch after the Test ended in a tame draw. ICC Match Referee Ranjan Madugalle submitted his report to the ICC expressing the concerns of the match officials over the performance of the pitch which witnessed a stonewall batting performance from Australia on the last two days. (more...)
Trio Return - Arsenal's Strongest Possible 3-4-2-1 XI vs Chelsea Trio Return - Arsenal's Strongest Possible 3-4-2-1 XI vs Chelsea
- January 02, 2018

Solving that problem has been impossible for Conte because Belgian forward Michy Batshuayi, the main back up for Morata, has scored only twice in the league and hasn't netted since October. "He (Dean) didn't see it. I expect, when I walk towards the referee with respect and ask him a question, I would like him to answer me in a normal way and not give me a yellow card and say nothing". (more...)