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Just one win in last eight starts Just one win in last eight starts
- January 08, 2018

He allowed five goals. Today is also the second of games on back to back days for the Flyers, who after today, enter their bye week with five full days off of game action. St. Louis Blues defenseman Petteri Lindbohm underwent successful season-ending surgery on his right shoulder on Friday. The Sabres are 2-9 in the last 11 meetings in Philadelphia , 7-16 in the last 23 meetings and the home team is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings. (more...)
Heynckes rules out Chelsea move for Vidal Heynckes rules out Chelsea move for Vidal
- January 08, 2018

Rodriguez joined Bayern Munich this summer on a two-year loan from Real Madrid. When Heynckes was asked by reporters about the rumoured Vidal interest, he said: "There is no contact between Chelsea and Bayern". "I tell the club which is the role we can improve, the prospects of the player, the characteristics of the players we need and then the club will try to help me". (more...)
NFL Divisional Round Odds: Falcons Favored on Road vs. Eagles 1/7/18
- January 08, 2018

The Eagles are No. 4 on that list at 17.1, a number that drops to 12.5 at the Linc. On the other side, the reason the Eagles find themselves underdogs despite being the No. The Eagles' defense stifled the Falcons' running game a year ago, holding the team to 48 yard rushing on 13 attempts. Nonetheless, this defense is special. (more...)
Titans issue support for Mularkey Titans issue support for Mularkey
- January 08, 2018

The Titans stormed back from a 21-3 deficit against the Chiefs , though, and as a result are going to keep Mularkey as coach moving forward. The Titans are reportedly one of a number of teams keen to hire New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels as their head coach in the hope he can aid Mariota's development. (more...)
Aggressive Celta Vigo Extend Real Madrid's Away-Day Woes Aggressive Celta Vigo Extend Real Madrid's Away-Day Woes
- January 08, 2018

Real Madrid were also in action, comfortably beating Numancia 3-0. The scooped lob offered hosts' custodian Ruben Blanco more than enough time to come and claim possession, however, the Spaniard's decision to remain on his goal-line nearly proved costly as Gareth Bale look destined to latch onto the hanging ball. (more...)
NFL Referee Jeff Triplette Retiring; Mike Pereira Blasted Crew for Titans-Chiefs
- January 07, 2018

His last act as National Football League official will be in Kansas City, where, among other issues fans have had with how the game was called, he blew the whistle early on a second-quarter play in which Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota fumbled and the Chiefs recovered. (more...)
Packers promote Gutekunst to general manager Packers promote Gutekunst to general manager
- January 07, 2018

The new Packers GM played two years of college football for the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse until a shoulder injury cut his college career short. Gutekunst was the team's director of player personnel, and had been courted by other organizations during GM searches. NFL rules allow for teams to deny permission for employees to interview for what are considered lateral moves and a league source confirmed on Saturday that Seattle denied Green Bay the right to talk to Schneider. (more...)
Tiger-Cats deliver Manziel pitch and buy time Tiger-Cats deliver Manziel pitch and buy time
- January 07, 2018

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie took over the Manziel file in late September after meeting with the former Texas A&M star who'd had well-publicized off-field problems in both college and at the professional level with the Cleveland Browns (a domestic violence charge since dismissed, an National Football League substance-abuse suspension, a slew of social media postings around his partying). (more...)
Giants meet with Vikings' Shurmur Giants meet with Vikings' Shurmur
- January 07, 2018

Shurmur, 52, met with president John Mara, new general manager Dave Gettleman and assistant GM Kevin Abrams in Bloomington, Minn. The Vikings (13-3) have a first-round bye in the playoffs. Shurmur has been Minnesota's offensive coordinator since November 2016, when he was promoted to replace Norv Turner. The Lions seem set to hire Matt Patricia as their next head coach, and the Bears have Mitchell Trubisky in place under center, but the Cardinals and Giants are likely to be in the ... (more...)
Injuries: LeSean McCoy (ankle) will play vs. Jaguars Injuries: LeSean McCoy (ankle) will play vs. Jaguars
- January 07, 2018

The Bills celebrated like it was 1999, but they must refocus on the Jacksonville Jaguars when they play in an AFC Wild Card playoff game on Sunday (10:05 a.m. The Jaguars defense is licking its chops as they welcome Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor to Jacksonville. Beating an opponent three times in a season is a feat even the best teams in football have trouble achieving. (more...)
Saudi intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border: State media Saudi intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border: State media
- January 07, 2018

The kingdom denounced the threat of "Iranian-manufactured ballistic weapons" after it intercepted a ballistic missile fired from Yemen over Riyadh in December. Al-Maliki added that this hostile action by the Iranian-backed Houthi militias proves the continued involvement of the Iranian regime in supporting the militias with qualitative capabilities, in clear and explicit defiance of United Nations resolutions 2216 and 2231, with the aim of threatening the security of Saudi Arabia and ... (more...)
Allegri clarifies Dybala's best position on the field Allegri clarifies Dybala's best position on the field
- January 07, 2018

Mourinho may be more prepared to offer Dybala minutes in attack, where the Argentinian spent much of his time at Palermo prior to joining Juve in 2015. We are patient with him and I am sure he is going to repay our trust, but we are not expecting extraordinary things from him every Sunday. "Just look at his best goals for Juve, they're often when he's running from deeper positions". (more...)
Newport County knock Leeds United out of FA Cup Newport County knock Leeds United out of FA Cup
- January 07, 2018

But the Welsh side, now 11th in League Two, levelled 14 minutes from time when Leeds defender Conor Shaughnessy sliced into his own net. In the 89th minute, on-loan Bristol City striker McCoulsky rose highest to head home the victor before Samu Saiz was then sent off for Leeds amid allegations of spitting. (more...)
Guardiola pledges to protect lone fit striker Aguero Guardiola pledges to protect lone fit striker Aguero
- January 07, 2018

He has played 25 games for the east Midlands outfit in all competitions this season, showcasing his composed nature when in possession, exceptional aerial ability, and a wonderful understanding of the game for someone still relatively young. (more...)
President Trump Plans to Attend Georgia-Alabama National Championship Game
- January 07, 2018

Alabama has played in it nine times since then, Georgia six. Grammy-award winning rapper Kendrick Lamar will perform at halftime for the College Football Playoff National Championship on January 8 in Atlanta. After helping Alabama to win the National Championship following the 2012 season, Collins really broke out during his sophomore and junior years for the Crimson Tide, totaling 122 tackles, 5 interceptions, 4 fumble recoveries, and 3 forced fumbles. (more...)
Joe Philbin expected to rejoin Packers coaching staff Joe Philbin expected to rejoin Packers coaching staff
- January 07, 2018

Schneider worked in the Packers' front office as a scout for Ron Wolf in the 1990s and then returned in 2002. The Packers promoted him to director of college scouting in 2012 and director of player personnel in 2016. It was only the fourth time in Thompson's tenure that the Packers didn't reach the postseason. If Detroit doesn't hire Moss to be a head coach, Jason J. (more...)
Everton's Mirallas re-joins Olympiakos on loan Everton's Mirallas re-joins Olympiakos on loan
- January 07, 2018

In 2011, he signed for the Athens club on a free transfer from French side St Etienne. Mirallas will now return to Olympiakos in search of more playing time, in an effort to be named to Belgium's World Cup squad this summer. It is understood the deal, which will run out at the end of the current season, does not allow the Greek club any option to buy the player. Mirallas' first stint at Olympiacos saw him score 34 goals in 71 appearances, as the club won back-to-back Greek Superleague ... (more...)
Tottenham and West Ham did their best to revive the long-range wondergoal Tottenham and West Ham did their best to revive the long-range wondergoal
- January 07, 2018

Considering both the previous league and cup meetings between the pair ended 3-2 earlier in the campaign, goals could be the call once again with the home side likely to welcome back Kane to the fold after illness restricted him to a late cameo on Tuesday. (more...)
Dustin Johnson takes two shot lead into final round in Hawaii Dustin Johnson takes two shot lead into final round in Hawaii
- January 07, 2018

The news was not so good for Australia's Marc Leishman however who struggled to a 3rd round of 76 to fall to 12th place after taking a share of the lead with Harman into round three. Jon Rahm is a further two shots back after charging up the standings on the third day. "It was a good solid day", Fowler said after his round. Johnson's drive settled in the rear fringe and measured 399 yards, but his eagle putt came up eight feet short and he then missed the birdie attempt to walk off with ... (more...)
LSU releases terms of Matt Canada's contract buyout LSU releases terms of Matt Canada's contract buyout
- January 07, 2018

Interference by Orgeron during the season with the offense led to the two butting heads, and it was reported prior to the LSU bowl loss to Notre Dame that Canada was on his way out. "We say this every year, I think the quarterback position next year though, developing someone at that point is as important as it's ever been", Worsham said. (more...)
Vols take down no. 17 Kentucky, 76-65 Vols take down no. 17 Kentucky, 76-65
- January 07, 2018

Tennessee picked up its first SEC win of the year after dropping its first two conference contests. The Wildcats connected on 46.2 percent (24-52) of their shots, while the Vols hit 45.5 percent (25-55) of their field goal attempts. 7 Lady Vols to a 70-59 victory over Auburn at Thompson-Boling Arena on Thursday night. Tennessee won rebounding 37-30. According to guard Lamonte Turner, it was time to check the film, re-evaluate and correct the mistakes. (more...)
Wolves-New Orleans gameday preview Wolves-New Orleans gameday preview
- January 07, 2018

The Timberwolves followed a deflating, one-point loss in Brooklyn on Wednesday with a sluggish seven-point defeat at the hands of the mighty Celtics in Boston on Friday night. He is the NBA's eighth-leading scorer and eighth-leading rebounder this season, averaging 25.2 points and 11.0 rebounds in 21 games. Players to watch: Wolves G Jimmy Butler has averaged 21 points in two games vs. (more...)
Franco Armani : Franco Armani : "Es el más grande de la Argentina"
- January 07, 2018

El portero argentino, conmovido hasta las lágrimas, se comprometió a retirarse en el cuadro antioqueño. "Me comprometo que mi final de carrera deportiva me voy a retirar en Atlético Nacional ". El portero dijo que no es un adiós, sino un hasta luego. René Higuita, histórico arquero de la institución, también estuvo. Acá volverás y te recibirán con amor. (more...)
Lionel Messi's father plays down talk of Catalan exit clause at Barcelona Lionel Messi's father plays down talk of Catalan exit clause at Barcelona
- January 07, 2018

According to reports in Spanish publication El Mundo , Messi's contract features an eye-watering release clause of €700million. It runs until June 2021 and contains a 700 million euro (£623 million) buy-out clause. The paper claims Messi demanded that Barca insert a release clause in his latest contract, signed late past year, which stipulates that he will only stay at the club in the event of independence if they remain in "a top European league". (more...)
Drummond out for Pistons against Harden-less Rockets Drummond out for Pistons against Harden-less Rockets
- January 07, 2018

Detroit is only four games over.500, but the Pistons have beaten Golden State, Boston, San Antonio, Minnesota and now Houston. John Geliebter, USA TODAY Sports Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy shouts at his team during the first quarter of the game against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center. (more...)
NC State upsets No. 2 Duke, 96-85 NC State upsets No. 2 Duke, 96-85
- January 07, 2018

The first came against Arizona in the Bahamas. "If they see us getting a little bit exhausted or not approaching it for a certain amount of time, they're going to take advantage of that and they did". "[The Blue Devils] are really talented", Yurtseven said. "In the challenge, rise". "When I'm lacking the toughness. he responds in a way that gets me going, so it definitely helps". (more...)
Bergeron nets four goals as Bruins rout Hurricanes Bergeron nets four goals as Bruins rout Hurricanes
- January 07, 2018

Bergeron became the 16th Bruins player to score four goals in a single game and the first since 1999. Jordan Staal scored the lone goal for the Hurricanes, who pulled goalie Cam Ward just 5:43 into the game after he allowed two quick goals on his first two shots faced. (more...)
Lions expected to hire Patriots' Matt Patricia as head coach Lions expected to hire Patriots' Matt Patricia as head coach
- January 07, 2018

But it had been reported they'd interview him on Saturday. The rumors got so wild that Belichick was even connected to the Lions' opening, though the odds of the greatest National Football League coach of all time leaving New England for Detroit is vanishingly small. (more...)
Conor McGregor lashes out at Showtime's Stephen Espinoza once again
- January 07, 2018

The Showtime guys, I'll never work with them again. White has promised to get into boxing this year as a promoter - but already it looks like one network is totally off the table for him in the form of Showtime. Now that the dust has settled on the event after Mayweather's 10th round TKO win on August 26th, White has recently expressed his frustration with Espinoza and Showtime Sports. (more...)
Mike Tindall: our daughter has eased miscarriage heartache Mike Tindall: our daughter has eased miscarriage heartache
- January 07, 2018

It's believed that the baby will arrive after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's third child , due in April (via BBC ). The British royal, the granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, and her retired rugby player husband are already the proud parents of three-year-old daughter Mia . (more...)