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U.S. to end special protections for Salvadorans U.S. to end special protections for Salvadorans
- January 08, 2018

That decision prompted heavy pressure from the White House to end the protections, sources said, though Duke later denied accounts that said she felt distressed and disappointed by the interference from Kelly. But advocates for the immigrants protested the decision in advance. Trump administration officials say that because previous administrations have frequently extended the temporary stays, the program has improperly been allowed to become an all-but-permanent refuge. (more...)
Art Briles set to speak at upcoming coaches convention Art Briles set to speak at upcoming coaches convention
- January 08, 2018

According to AFCA executive director Tod Berry; the goal of his speech is to help educate coaches on how to deal with sexual abuse among players and how to fix the problem. Briles was sacked in 2016 after an external investigation by Baylor found that the school mishandled numerous sexual assault allegations by students, including some against football players. (more...)
VAR to Be Used in Chelsea vs Arsenal Carabao Cup Semi-Final VAR to Be Used in Chelsea vs Arsenal Carabao Cup Semi-Final
- January 08, 2018

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has said that the use of video replays by referees in Series A has led to more controversies, though he went to to add that it is "obviously the first year VAR has been put into use and next season we will have more clarity". (more...)
José Mourinho fires back at Antonio Conte after criticism José Mourinho fires back at Antonio Conte after criticism
- January 08, 2018

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has hit back at Jose Mourinho , branding the Manchester United manager a "little man" as the war of words between the pair continues to escalate. The Times , as quoted by the Metro , is reporting that the defending Premier League champions are in the market to add more numbers to Conte's squad. (more...)
Raiders make it official: Jon Gruden is their new coach
- January 08, 2018

Gruden to the Raiders will become official at a press conference on Tuesday. Gruden, who began his coaching career with the Raiders in 1998, will replace Jack Del Rio, who was sacked following a season-ending loss to the Los Angeles Chargers that capped a disappointing 6-10 campaign. (more...)
Wriddhiman Saha becomes first Indian keeper to affect ten dismissals in Test Wriddhiman Saha becomes first Indian keeper to affect ten dismissals in Test
- January 08, 2018

During South Africa's first innings total of 286, that saw the Indian fielders put down catches at slips, Saha was involved in five dismissals. Saha has enjoyed a magnificent time behind the stumps in the Test match. Wriddhiman Saha surpassed MS Dhoni, one of India's most successful captain and wicketkeeper by breaking his record of 9 dismissals in a Test. MS Dhoni had previously broken the record of Nayan Mongia who had eight dismissals as a record to his name which he achieved playing ... (more...)
Patriots open title defense against Titans Patriots open title defense against Titans
- January 08, 2018

Tom Brady is 6-1 against the Titans, including the playoffs. The Titans came back from trailing 21-3 at halftime on Saturday to shock the Chiefs, 22-21 on the road. NFC North victor Minnesota Vikings (13-3) face NFC South champion New Orleans Saints (12-5). His 191 yards from scrimmage set a franchise record. Next weekend's divisional winners will meet on January 21 for Conference titles with the victors playing for the Super Bowl on February 4 in Minneapolis. (more...)
Beamer, Brown head College Football Hall of Fame class Beamer, Brown head College Football Hall of Fame class
- January 08, 2018

So are Miami safety Ed Reed, Georgia Tech receiver Calvin Johnson, Rice running back Trevor Cobb, Penn State quarterback Kerry Collins, Montana quarterback Dave Dickenson, Illinois linebacker Dana Howard, Temple running back Paul Palmer, and Georgia offensive tackle Matt Stinchcomb. (more...)
RB Leipzig will resist Liverpool's attempts to get Naby Keita in January RB Leipzig will resist Liverpool's attempts to get Naby Keita in January
- January 08, 2018

While the club have been linked with moves for Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez and Monaco star Thomas Lemar to help fill the void left by the Brazil worldwide, the report claims Liverpool's first objective is to sound out the possibility of adding Keita to their squad in the coming weeks. (more...)
Las Vegas posts historic betting line for Falcons-Eagles divisional playoff game Las Vegas posts historic betting line for Falcons-Eagles divisional playoff game
- January 08, 2018

The Saints will face the second-seeded Minnesota Vikings in the NFC divisional round next Sunday at 4:40 pm. Without him, Salmons and other Las Vegas oddsmakers say Philadelphia would be an underdog to any other team in the NFC playoffs this week. (more...)
National Football League playoffs: Falcons vs. Rams National Football League playoffs: Falcons vs. Rams
- January 08, 2018

The offense that seemed so remarkably prolific all season long looked absolutely anemic., leaving some to wonder in the postscript if the day off in Week 17 might have been one reason why. But Barron was also a full participant in practice on Friday and is expected to play and start against Atlanta. The Falcons continued to chew clock while moving the ball, with the Rams essentially only getting one possession in the third quarter. (more...)
Andy Murray to miss French Open after having hip surgery in Melbourne Andy Murray to miss French Open after having hip surgery in Melbourne
- January 08, 2018

Former world number one Andy Murray's future in tennis is in doubt after it was revealed that he might need a double hip surgery. ANDY MURRAY is aiming for a Wimbledon comeback after undergoing hip surgery . "I'll come back from this". "I was nervous this morning but it was the right decision to make", he said. 'I was talking to Andy in Abu Dhabi and told him I was getting pain in one of my hips and he told me his problems were in both hips, ' Cash told the Sunday Times . (more...)
Peter Beardsley to meet Newcastle officials over misconduct allegations Peter Beardsley to meet Newcastle officials over misconduct allegations
- January 08, 2018

News of the meeting came after it emerged over the weekend that 22-year-old academy midfielder Yasin Ben El-Mhanni had made an allegation of bullying against Beardsley which will be dealt with later this week. Beardsley made more than 300 appearances for his home-town club during a career that also included spells at Liverpool and Everton. Sources have also spoken of the 56-year-old's unpopularity among numerous players and staff at the academy, where he is now based after manager Rafa ... (more...)
Dealt to Blue Jays Dealt to Blue Jays
- January 08, 2018

The hound was making that "ruff ruff" noise. Not that the Solarte deal was a dog of a trade. Padres acquired minor league RHP Jared Carkuff and minor league OF Edward Olivares from the Blue Jays for 3B Yangervis Solarte . He has experience playing first base, second base, shortstop and third base. So it's really about versatility. "By no means do we see him exclusively as a backup third baseman (for Josh Donaldson )". (more...)
CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats Opened Contract Negotiations With Johnny Manziel CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats Opened Contract Negotiations With Johnny Manziel
- January 08, 2018

You see, the Tiger-Cats had a timeframe for maintaining the negotiation rights to Manziel - by offering him a contract on Sunday, they did so within a 10-day window, thereby extending his negotiation list rights for another year. The Tiger-Cats re-signed quarterback Jeremiah Masoli last Thursday, one day after trading Zach Collaros to the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Hamilton (6-12) finished third in the East Division past year and missed the playoffs. (more...)
Coutinho Joins Barcelona in €160 Transfer Coutinho Joins Barcelona in €160 Transfer
- January 08, 2018

And Barton says Jurgen Klopp's Reds won't suffer without Coutinho , claiming Liverpool will become a move cohesive team. Video posted on the club website showed a locker bearing his name had already been reserved for their new recruit. "No one is bigger than the club". Barcelona had tried to sign him in the summer, but his departure is a blow to Liverpool as the playmaker has just returned to top form after an injury-hit start to the season. (more...)
Golden Globes 2018: 7 Best jokes from Seth Meyers' monologue
- January 08, 2018

Some of the highlights included, as can be expected from the hold-nothing-back late-night host, major digs at numerous accused men in Hollywood . After kicking off with a pointed "Good evening ladies and remaining gentlemen", Meyers addressed the allegations head on, rather than skirting around the topic. (more...)
Netanyahu Supports Netanyahu Supports "Gradual Cutback" of UNRWA Funding by US
- January 08, 2018

According to the Jerusalem Post , Netanyahu made the remarks at the start of the weekly gathering, addressing recent reports that the USA intends to stop funding the agency . UNRWA spokesman Chris Gunness, in response to comments, today, about UNRWA perpetuating the problem and United States funds for UNRWA going to UNHCR, went on record as saying that "UNRWA's mandate is set by the UN General Assembly whose members give wide and strong support to the Agency's humanitarian and human ... (more...)
Australian Open: Victoria Azarenka pulls out over custody dispute Australian Open: Victoria Azarenka pulls out over custody dispute
- January 08, 2018

Azarenka, who won the Australian Open in 2012 and 2013, has been involved in a custody dispute involving her son Leo, who was born last month on December 19. It was due to be her first Grand Slam since giving birth to daughter Alexis Olympia in September. Azarenka's absence was confirmed on Monday as she joined reigning champion and 23-time major victor Serena Williams on the sidelines, while five-time runner-up Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori have already withdrawn on the men's side. (more...)
Man United fear PSG's pursuit of Mesut Ozil Man United fear PSG's pursuit of Mesut Ozil
- January 08, 2018

The Germany worldwide is out of contract at the end of the season and will be available on a free transfer this summer. Mourinho is a fan of the player with whom he worked with at Real Madrid and even wrote the forward for the Germany international's autobiography. (more...)
Richardson's late basket lifts Heat over Jazz Richardson's late basket lifts Heat over Jazz
- January 08, 2018

While the Heat may not have a line-up filled with superstars, they earned their fourth straight win to vault to fifth in the east. "We had all the confidence in him to make the right play and tonight was his night - and super proud of him". (more...)
Longtime NFL referee Triplette set to retire Longtime NFL referee Triplette set to retire
- January 08, 2018

Triplette, a veteran of the U.S. Army, has served as a referee since 1999. He clearly fumbled the ball and the Chiefs recovered. Midway through the fourth quarter, after the Titans took their first lead of the game, they attempted a two-point conversion. (more...)
Dan Girardi leaves Lightning game after blocking slap shot with head Dan Girardi leaves Lightning game after blocking slap shot with head
- January 08, 2018

Girardi skated off the ice with some help from Steven Stamkos and Victor Hedman and headed immediately back to the locker room. "The Lightning said that Girardi will not to return to the game on Sunday , but ". Detroit had won a season-high four straight. Gustav Nyquist and Justin Abdelkader scored in the second and third period to pull the Red Wings within a goal. (more...)
Mauricio Pellegrino confirms Theo Walcott interest Mauricio Pellegrino confirms Theo Walcott interest
- January 08, 2018

Already this month Liverpool have paid Southampton 75m GBP for the defender Virgil van Dijk and now have a great warchest to bring in reinforcements themselves to drag them out of the relegation dogfight. He is the Gunners' longest-serving player with 395 appearances under his belt. "I want him to stay", Wenger was reported as saying by the Daily Mirror on 5 January. (more...)
Vikings Will Face Saints In Divisional Playoff Round Vikings Will Face Saints In Divisional Playoff Round
- January 08, 2018

On Sunday the Vikings finally learned who they'll face to begin the playoffs-New Orleans. Brian Robison is the only current player remaining on the Vikings roster who endured that tragic loss, but there are a few familiar faces on the other sideline - Brees and head coach Sean Payton. (more...)
Arsenal close to signing Jonny Evans? Arsenal close to signing Jonny Evans?
- January 08, 2018

But new boss Alan Pardew looking to bring in some new signings himself over the course of this month and funds are limited. Acording to The Sun , Arsenal are on the verge of agreeing a £25 million deal with West Brom for the Northern Ireland worldwide. (more...)
Matuidi claims racist abuse in Juventus win over Cagliari Matuidi claims racist abuse in Juventus win over Cagliari
- January 08, 2018

The France midfielder said "weak people try to intimidate with hate". The allegations come from Matuidi just two days after Hellas Verona were ordered to close a section of their stadium after portions of the fanbase racially abused the 30-year-old. (more...)
Former Rangers striker Nacho Novo in hospital after suffering chest pains Former Rangers striker Nacho Novo in hospital after suffering chest pains
- January 08, 2018

It followed a match Novo was playing in at the AOK Traditionmasters competition at the Max-Schmeling-Halle arena in Berlin. He was admitted to hospital and is in a stable condition. Former Rangers striker Nacho Novo is in hospital hospital after complaining of chest pains following a Masters football tournament in Germany . (more...)
Kellen Moore reportedly in line to be Cowboys' next QB coach
- January 08, 2018

Jason Garrett went directly from National Football League quarterback to coaching the position when his playing days ended. Moore is only 28 in comparison to Garrett, who was 39 when hired as Miami's quarterbacks coach in 2005 by then-Dolphins head coach Nick Saban. (more...)
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...)