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Australia's Chris Lynn out of England ODI series Australia's Chris Lynn out of England ODI series
- January 08, 2018

Australia hasn't made any decision on a replacement player as of Monday. Scans later confirmed the injury, estimating a layoff period of three to four weeks, according to Alex Kountouris, Cricket Australia's Sports Science and Sports Medicine Manager. (more...)
Saoirse Ronan Wins Best Actress For 'Lady Bird — Golden Globes Saoirse Ronan Wins Best Actress For 'Lady Bird — Golden Globes
- January 08, 2018

I love work and I love working on films and with crews and being around that environment. "We'll all be wearing black", she told the Extra website. She said: "There's so many women that don't get a chance to speak in other industries that are not the film industry, the music industry". (more...)
Usain Bolt secures trial with Borussia Dortmund Usain Bolt secures trial with Borussia Dortmund
- January 08, 2018

He holds the world record of 9.58 seconds in the 100m and 19.19 in the 200m - both set in Berlin in 2009. "If I was promised I would get a chance to play games, I would go in at a lower level and try to work up to the Premier League level quickly", he added. (more...)
Syracuse drops second straight game losing to Notre Dame Syracuse drops second straight game losing to Notre Dame
- January 08, 2018

Notre Dame did not have its two best players (Bonzie Colson and Matt Farrell), shot a awful 30.4 percent (17-of-56) against the Orange, trailed for most of the game yet still won when Tyus Battle threw the ball away with less than 10 seconds to go and Notre Dame cashed in the play on the other end. (more...)
Police search for missing journalist in Houston area Police search for missing journalist in Houston area
- January 08, 2018

According to the post, she was anxious "that she was being followed by a blue truck leaving Walgreens". Roland drives a 2010 white Jeep Cherokee. According to a Facebook post, She communicated with a friend through text at 12:30 a.m. After leaving her home, she hasn't been heard from since. When she was last seen, Roland was wearing a Remington hat and camouflage, according to ABC 13. (more...)
Victoria Azarenka withdraws from Aussie Open amid custody dispute Victoria Azarenka withdraws from Aussie Open amid custody dispute
- January 08, 2018

The Belarusian had been granted a wildcard for the season-opening grand slam but withdrew on Monday, organisers said. Azarenka is involved in a custody dispute with her former partner over their son, Leo. (more...)
Jaguars' Yannick Ngakoue accuses Bills' Richie Incognito of using racial slurs Jaguars' Yannick Ngakoue accuses Bills' Richie Incognito of using racial slurs
- January 08, 2018

Despite all of that, Incognito claims he's not a racist despite repeatedly using a racial slur. His bullying also included racial slurs, such as allegedly calling the mixed-race Martin a "half-[racial slur]" among other things. Dolphins owner Stephen Ross was so appalled and embarrassed by what happened inside his team's locker room that he created the cross-league RISE initiative, which uses sports to combat racism. (more...)
1-1. Icardi-Simeone, ma nessuno sorride 1-1. Icardi-Simeone, ma nessuno sorride
- January 08, 2018

Pioli trova l'ottavo risultato utile consecutivo (due vittorie e sei pareggi) mentre Spalletti accarezza il sogno di tornare a vincere dopo un mese ma si deve arrendere al 91' a causa dell'emergenza difensiva e del periodo più nero che azzurro che perdura da dicembre: difficoltà - anche numerica - in difesa, esterni spenti e nessuno che riesca a fare da collegamento tra la punta e i due centrocampisti. (more...)
Marcus Mariota, Derrick Henry fuel rally, first Titans playoff win since '03
- January 08, 2018

With 3rd and 10 looming, the Titands could either run the ball and the clock or opt to throw the ball and risk stopping the clock and leaving the Chiefs with just under two minutes and a timeout. Depending on the results of Sunday's game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Buffalo Bills , the Titans will face either New England or Pittsburgh in the divisional round next, with a chance to reach the conference championship game for the first time since after the 2002 season. (more...)
LaVar Ball: Lakers 'don't want to play' for coach Luke Walton
- January 08, 2018

Carlisle, who worked as an ESPN analyst while between coaching jobs during the 2007-08 season, referred to ESPN as a partner of the league and mentioned that coaches grant the network access and interviews due to that partnership. No high-fives when they come out of the game. Our coaches are upset because Luke Walton does not deserve that. Two years ago he took a veteran team and led them to 24 wins in a row which is an fantastic accomplishment. (more...)
Saban faces former assistant in National Championship Game Saban faces former assistant in National Championship Game
- January 08, 2018

Factor in the drain of the cross-country flight back to Athens from Pasadena, California, and the fact players returned to classes this week following the Christmas break, and Smart believed there was reason to worry about the preparation for Monday night's game against Alabama for the national title. (more...)
Kawhi Leonard suffers partial tear in shoulder Kawhi Leonard suffers partial tear in shoulder
- January 08, 2018

Despite Leonard's injuries, the Spurs own the fifth-best record in the National Basketball Association as they embark on a road trip, beginning with Sunday night's matchup with the Blazers. Leonard has played eight games for San Antonio and appeared to be coming into form over the past four games, averaging just over 21 points per game in those four contests. (more...)
Rafael Palmeiro, 53, says he is considering Major League Baseball comeback
- January 08, 2018

This isn't stopping the four-time All-Star from attempting to make a comeback to the game he played for 20 seasons. It's not happening. Sorry to rain on your parade, Rafael, but Major League Baseball isn't ready for the return of one of the most prominent players of the Steroids era. (more...)
OSU men take down top-ranked Michigan State
- January 08, 2018

Ohio State will host Maryland on Thursday. Maybe next year the forward from Gahanna, a town about 10 miles from Columbus, can win a game so close to his hometown. had 11 points, though he fouled out with almost 10 minutes to play. The Spartans reinserted their starters and quickly got back in the game as Langord scored six straight to put Michigan State ahead 20-18. (more...)
Stokes named in England T20I squad Stokes named in England T20I squad
- January 08, 2018

Ben Stokes is also named in the 16-man squad, subject to any relevant legal or disciplinary developments. The 26-year-old New Zealand-born allrounder is now suspended from the England team as he waits to learn whether he will be charged over his role in an incident outside a nightclub in the England city of Bristol in September. (more...)
Deontay Wilder says he can 'easily' break Floyd Mayweather's 50-0 record Deontay Wilder says he can 'easily' break Floyd Mayweather's 50-0 record
- January 08, 2018

Wanheng's 50th fight is in the process of being scheduled against his mandatory challenger Leroy Estrada. Joseph Parker has a proven ability to take punches as he showed again against Hughie Fury. Despite that Wilder, who is expected to fight the victor of Parker-Joshua later in the year, said the fight will go long with Joshua desperate to make a statement. (more...)
Saints' Andrus Peat suffers broken fibula vs. Panthers Saints' Andrus Peat suffers broken fibula vs. Panthers
- January 08, 2018

An aircast was put on Peat's left leg before he was carted off the field. Before placing Peat on the cart, medical personnel placed an air cast on Peat's left leg. The Saints were already anxious about left tackle Terron Armstead's availability Sunday, but he started and the Saints carried just seven offensive lineman against the Panthers, meaning they have just one sub remaining. (more...)
No. 10 Kansas gets past No. 16 TCU at foul line No. 10 Kansas gets past No. 16 TCU at foul line
- January 08, 2018

But when you don't, you've got to steal one. "We have not done that very well". Udoka Azubuike had 14 points, but played only 13 minutes before fouling out. An 11-2 TCU run ensued and the home team was able to claw within a point of the Jayhawks with more than 14 minutes remaining in regulation. Remember, the last time these two teams were on the same floor together, TCU walked away with an early-round upset of Kansas in the Big 12 tournament in Kansas City, Mo. (more...)
Man City captain Vincent Kompany calls for reduced ticket prices Man City captain Vincent Kompany calls for reduced ticket prices
- January 08, 2018

A number of clubs from outside Europe made the list, with nine Chinese clubs in the top 100 and five from the US in the top 30. City , who have dropped just four points in the league this season, lead the way ahead of Arsenal . The growing influence of Asia - and particularly China - is seen by the presence of Guangzhou Evergrande in fourth position. Nine of the Chinese Super League clubs are ranked in the top 100 clubs, more than France, Germany and Italy. (more...)
Arsenal, Man Utd target fuels speculation over January transfer Arsenal, Man Utd target fuels speculation over January transfer
- January 08, 2018

But Arsenal are also interested in the Brazilian and have reportedly entered negotiations over a transfer this month . It could be that Malcom does wind up at one of those clubs, after he uploaded an image of a piece of English work featuring the words "Good morning", "week" and "I'm", suggesting that he is preparing for life in the Premier League . (more...)
Bucks sign Munford to two-way contract; Bolomboy earns standard National Basketball Association deal Bucks sign Munford to two-way contract; Bolomboy earns standard National Basketball Association deal
- January 08, 2018

The 6-foot-8 Bolomboy, a second-round pick of Utah in 2016, has appeared in six games with the Bucks this season, averaging 1.5 points and 1.7 rebounds in 6.3 minutes per game. He was originally selected by the Orlando Magic in the second round of the 2011 National Basketball Association draft out of Kentucky, but Liggins has bounced around often during his career. (more...)
Fifth Test, day two, live from the SCG Fifth Test, day two, live from the SCG
- January 08, 2018

Earlier, after Australia had resumed on 193 for two, Khawaja had wasted no time in knocking off the nine runs he needed to secure his sixth test century. David Warner posted a half century before he was caught behind by Jonny Bairstow soon after off the bowling of James Anderson. Captain Joe Root came closest to a wicket after lunch with his occasional spin when Marsh, on 22, was given out caught behind only for the decision to be reversed on review when TV pictures showed a big gap between ... (more...)
4-star linebacker commits to Tennessee over Alabama 4-star linebacker commits to Tennessee over Alabama
- January 08, 2018

Tennessee received a verbal commitment from four-star 2018 LB J.J. Peterson. Colquitt County (Moultrie, Ga.) linebacker J.J. Peterson found the hat he was looking for. It's a major pledge for HC Jeremy Pruitt, who has a low-key interesting recruiting class shaping up after the Volunteers made some noise during the early signing period in December. (more...)
Man Utd wait as Griezmann stunned by Barcelona's Coutinho decision Man Utd wait as Griezmann stunned by Barcelona's Coutinho decision
- January 08, 2018

It's understood Jose Mourinho is determined to bring Griezmann to United ahead of the 2018/19 campaign and United have made a stunning contract offer to the France attacker. "The package offered a year ago which was agreed is now a lot less than what he wants next summer". Although Antoine Griezmann admitted in the summer that a move to Old Trafford was very likely, temptations to join a reinvigorated Barcelona side may be too much to turn down. (more...)
Brad Tavares Offers to Serve as Michael Bisping's Final Opponent Brad Tavares Offers to Serve as Michael Bisping's Final Opponent
- January 08, 2018

The British star was quickly KO'd by Gastelum, and some have questioned whether Bisping should fight again this soon. It should be noted that the three week turnaround was the shortest of Bisping's career and the first time in that he has lost back-to-back fights. (more...)
Lakers waive veteran center Andrew Bogut after 24 games
- January 08, 2018

That being the case, some of the veterans on one-year deals may be on their way to finding greener pastures. Releasing Bogut will free up a little more opportunity in the frontcourt for freshman sensation Kyle Kuzma , as well as prospects Thomas Bryant and Ivica Zubac, neither of whom has seen much action for the team. (more...)
Patriots To Host Titans In Divisional Round After Jaguars Defeat Bills Patriots To Host Titans In Divisional Round After Jaguars Defeat Bills
- January 08, 2018

The Titans, who finished the regular season 9-7, entered the playoffs as the No. 5 seed in the AFC. The highlight of the game came in the first half when a Mariota pass was deflected right to him. That team will be the Tennessee Titans, who won in upset fashion on Saturday afternoon in Kansas City. Tennessee has had little success against New England during the Bill Belichick/Tom Brady era, losing each of its past six games against the Patriots. (more...)
Patriots, Eagles Deny GM Interview Requests From Texans Patriots, Eagles Deny GM Interview Requests From Texans
- January 08, 2018

But once the season is over, Caserio, Ossenfort and Douglas are all fair game. According to Schefter, both execs still might be able to interview for the Texans job thanks to a tweak to hiring rules the National Football League made this offseason. (more...)
Marsh brothers ton up as England sink Marsh brothers ton up as England sink
- January 08, 2018

England made the worst possible start when Mark Stoneman was dismissed lbw by Starc for a duck. England skipper Joe Root reviewed the lbw decision to no avail but there was some fortune on the next delivery when Josh Hazlewood induced an edge from Cook only for Shaun Marsh to drop him at first slip. (more...)
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...)