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Manchester United jet to Dubai for training camp Manchester United jet to Dubai for training camp
- January 09, 2018

Mourinho is a big fan of the player, who has been a key member of his squad, so the news may come as a surprise to some fans. However, the Netherlands worldwide is keen to mull his options over until the end of the season, as he waits to see how much first-team football he earns under Mourinho in the later half of the 2017/18 campaign. (more...)
Canoeing: Sprinter spiked rival's drink, causing positive drug test Canoeing: Sprinter spiked rival's drink, causing positive drug test
- January 09, 2018

Suzuki meant to frame his 25-year-old rival for doping, in the hope of increasing his chance of being selected to participate in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, according to the federation and other sources. Komatsu had a temporary ban for the failed test lifted, but his results at the national championship were voided. The agency is said to be looking into banning the canoeist for life given his past conduct, which includes attempting to sabotage other competitors by stealing their equipment. (more...)
Trump takes field at college football championship game Trump takes field at college football championship game
- January 09, 2018

The NAACP Atlanta branch urged people to wear white and wave white towels when the president enters or is mentioned. The NAACP also planned a "Twitter storm" to begin at 6 p.m. Flanked by stoic-looking ROTC units from the two competing schools, POTUS smiled broadly and waved as he fairly strutted onto the Mercedes-Benz Stadium field, welcomed mostly by cheers in a state he won by 5-plus points in 2016. (more...)
Trevor Bayliss to step down after 2019 home season Trevor Bayliss to step down after 2019 home season
- January 09, 2018

James Vince and Moeen Ali are two of the men under the most pressure to retain their places in the team, while England are still in the dark over Ben Stokes' immediate future as he waits to discover if he will be charged over the brawl that kept him out of the Ashes . (more...)
Social Media Doesn't Think President Trump Knows the National Anthem Lyrics
- January 09, 2018

It's also worth pointing out that Trump tweeted about the importance of the national anthem earlier today, saying that he wants our flag respected and "we want our NATIONAL ANTHEM respected also!" Both school bands played and Trump put his hand on his heart as the soldiers saluted. (more...)
A whole lot of LeBron James gets Cavaliers past Magic A whole lot of LeBron James gets Cavaliers past Magic
- January 09, 2018

Teammates have begun to expect it from the rookie, whose latest feat was to outduel LeBron James on the four-time MVP's 33rd birthday. "I missed a few shots that I normally make and just moving on to the next shot, making the right play at the right time". (more...)
VAR confirmed for Chelsea-Arsenal Carabao Cup semi VAR confirmed for Chelsea-Arsenal Carabao Cup semi
- January 09, 2018

It took just over half an hour for the hosts to break away on the counter-attack and the chance fell to Josh Murphy, who flew down the Premier League champions' right side before dragging his shot well wide of Willy Caballero's far post. We had difficulty offensively, we were poor . "It's a pity because we wanted to win the game, instead we have to play another game". If through this we make that four per cent [of incorrect decisions] two per cent, we've benefited the game. (more...)
Zidane: We will not 'go crazy' after Celta Vigo draw Zidane: We will not 'go crazy' after Celta Vigo draw
- January 09, 2018

We have to be more confident in our chances. "Portugal have a good team, but we have a hard draw with Spain, Iran and Morrocco", he said. "We've got knockout games in the Copa del Rey and the Champions League and want to make up some ground in LaLiga". (more...)
Goerges stays hot with Auckland title after stunning Wozniacki Goerges stays hot with Auckland title after stunning Wozniacki
- January 09, 2018

But she regrouped to beat Kenin 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 then overcame another patchy start to beat Sachia Vickery 6-4, 6-4 in the semis. It also stretched the world number 14's winning streak to 14 matches including winning successive WTA tournaments in Moscow and Zhuhai late previous year. (more...)
Intel (INTC) Upgraded by Vetr to "Strong-Buy"
- January 09, 2018

Sanders Capital Llc who had been investing in Intel Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $209.38B market cap company. Shares of Intel (NASDAQ INTC) traded up $0.31 on Thursday, reaching $44.74. Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is without change, as 52 investors sold Intel Corporation shares while 663 reduced holdings. (more...)
Faf: 'Our plan was to have a lead of 350' Faf: 'Our plan was to have a lead of 350'
- January 09, 2018

He said: "Every single time when we needed to stand up through tough periods, we responded beautifully". "The way we responded was brilliant". Team selection was the first big gamble for Du Plessis, and after much head-scratching the decision was taken to back four specialist seam bowlers and a spinner, meaning that they went into the match with just six specialist batsmen on a wicket where making runs was always going to be hard. (more...)
Fellaini tells Man Utd boss Mourinho face-to-face: Let me go Fellaini tells Man Utd boss Mourinho face-to-face: Let me go
- January 09, 2018

The new two year deal - a year plus a year's extension - was on similar basic terms that he is now on of £120,000 a week but with a greater incentive package. The 22-year-old's contract with United expires in June, and with his future up in the air, several newspapers suggested that the youngster could be on his way out of the club after a frustrating four-year spell at Old Trafford. (more...)
Kohli blames inept batting for Newlands loss Kohli blames inept batting for Newlands loss
- January 09, 2018

Losing wickets in bunches is something we have to plug in. "We feel for them because they bowled their hearts out", he said. We wanted one big partnership to get the job done which we failed to do and again we lost four wickets in four overs. (more...)
Mourinho Fires Back At Conte Mourinho Fires Back At Conte
- January 09, 2018

Then when Ranieri was sacked he put on a shirt (with initials on) for Ranieri. Mourinho's comments about acting like a clown didn't sit well with Conte despite the United boss not name dropping anyone in particular. "It is very hard to answer this type of comment because I think when a person's target is to offend, to insult another a person, I think that you are a little, little man", the Italian told BT Sport after Saturday's 0-0 draw at Carrow Road. (more...)
Crystal Palace in talks with Getafe over goalkeeper Vicente Guaita Crystal Palace in talks with Getafe over goalkeeper Vicente Guaita
- January 09, 2018

Diario AS report on Monday morning that Casilla is now the number one target for Getafe, who do not believe that either Emiliano Martinez or Filip Manojlovic would be adequate replacements for Guaita. Sky Sports' Spanish football expert Balague has tweeted that Watford are now leading the race for his signature, given that Palace are delaying their decision on a deal. (more...)
Minnesota Vikings to face Saints in NFC Divisional playoff matchup Minnesota Vikings to face Saints in NFC Divisional playoff matchup
- January 09, 2018

Perhaps, the personnel changes have been even more drastic for the Saints. His 376-yard, two-touchdown performance Sunday against a Carolina defense that was stifling the run game was arguably his best of the year - including an 80-yard TD pass to Ted Ginn Jr . (more...)
Ex-Gophers coach Tracy Claeys to serve as Washington State's defensive coordinator Ex-Gophers coach Tracy Claeys to serve as Washington State's defensive coordinator
- January 09, 2018

Former Minnesota head coach Tracy Claeys disputes a call during the second quarter against Washington State during the Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego on Tuesday, Dec. Like Leach, Claeys also never played college football. Kill said Claeys' firing came about due to a messy situation at Minnesota that was mishandled by the administration. (more...)
Sean McDonough got hit in the feels saying goodbye to Jon Gruden Sean McDonough got hit in the feels saying goodbye to Jon Gruden
- January 09, 2018

Nothing's official, sure. But ESPN and plenty of other media outlets elsewhere are reporting Gruden, who has been on the air for ESPN's " Monday Night Football " broadcasts for nine years, has accepted a 10-year contract worth $100 million to coach the Raiders as the franchise moves from Oakland to Las Vegas. (more...)
Browns reportedly offered much more for Garoppolo than the 49ers Browns reportedly offered much more for Garoppolo than the 49ers
- January 09, 2018

Belichick envisioned Garoppolo - whom he drafted in the second round of the 2014 draft - as the Patriots' future, while Brady saw him as a threat, leading to tension between coach and quarterback, according to the report. The Texans moved up to No. 12 in the 2017 NFL Draft by trading the No. 25 pick and the 2018 first-round pick, which turned out to be the fourth overall pick in next year's draft. (more...)
Conte hits back at 'little man' Mourinho Conte hits back at 'little man' Mourinho
- January 09, 2018

Conte made nine changes to the side that drew 2-2 with Arsenal in the Premier League last Thursday, but his selection for the Norwich game looked flawed as a starting XI featuring a mix of fringe players and bench-warmers failed to gel. (more...)
Jaguars beat Bills 10-3 in ugly playoff game Jaguars beat Bills 10-3 in ugly playoff game
- January 09, 2018

The drought is over after the Bills became the last team in North America's four major professional sports to make the playoffs in the 21st Century. "You've got to find a way". All this work we put in in the offseason is for moments like this. The Bills had plenty of chances down the stretch, but a huge penalty against Charles Clay and then a tackle that knocked quarterback Tyrod Taylor out of the game ended any threat of a comeback. (more...)
Kentucky Drops but Remains in this Weeks AP Top 25 Kentucky Drops but Remains in this Weeks AP Top 25
- January 09, 2018

Hogg , who returned last Saturday in a one-point home loss to LSU but was far from in game shape, said he wasn't the only one upset with his selfishness - so were his teammates. The Kentucky coach is hopeful the Wildcats learned a lesson following the second-half letdown at Rocky Top and build on a solid first-half performance against the Volunteers. (more...)
Aguero at the double as Man City keep quadruple bid alive Aguero at the double as Man City keep quadruple bid alive
- January 09, 2018

Yet despite that, Guardiola named a strong side. "Both of Sergio Aguero's goals were awesome, they were clever and quick and I am happy with both of his goals", said Guardiola. The presence of Bravo in the City goal may have had something to do with it and it was only Stones' second game back after six weeks out injured, but it was an indication that Pep's work on Stones isn't finished yet. (more...)
Alabama vs. Georgia 2018 Alabama vs. Georgia 2018
- January 09, 2018

Georgia won that game, 44-41. Alabama had a chance to take the lead in the first quarter, but Andy Pappanastos missed a 40-yard field goal. Alabama called tails and won the toss and deferred until the second half. He had 1,078 catches in 15 seasons with five National Football League teams. "To be honest with you, I don't think about it", Smart said. There's something special about those first few minutes of a championship game, when both teams are feeling each other out and seeing ... (more...)
Foothill League coaches predict the College Football National Championship Foothill League coaches predict the College Football National Championship
- January 09, 2018

I further love the fact that the top four teams in the CFP deserve to be there. That's not important. The important thing is we have the top 8 teams playing for a national championship. The SEC became the first conference in the College Football Playoff era to get two teams into the final four and both are still standing entering the final game of the year. (more...)
Alabama's Kyriq McDonald collapses on sideline during game, evaluated in locker room Alabama's Kyriq McDonald collapses on sideline during game, evaluated in locker room
- January 09, 2018

Not much more is known about what took place, but McDonald had to be stretchered off the field. An update on his current condition has not been released. He was loaded onto the medical cart awake and conscious. He was surrounded by training staff, with ice-soaked towels around him, according to ESPN's Tom Rinaldi. (more...)
Figure skater becomes first openly gay American to qualify for Winter Olympics Figure skater becomes first openly gay American to qualify for Winter Olympics
- January 09, 2018

For Rippon, he is taking being gay and an Olympian with little to no stress. "Growing up, I really didn't have a lot of role models", he told NPR in a January 5 interview. "I feel that my experience will help me have my best performances at the Olympic Games, and it feels wonderful to say that", he said. Rippon has attempted to represent the USA three times at the Olympics, placing fifth in nationals in 2010 and eighth in 2014. (more...)
Cape Town Test: India need 208 to win against South Africa Cape Town Test: India need 208 to win against South Africa
- January 09, 2018

Philander tells him he has just got warm, and needs another. South Africa seamer Vernon Philander sealed a low-scoring game with his 6-42 in the second innings, hastening India's demise when he took three wickets in four balls to end the game. (more...)
Kerr calls LaVar Ball the 'Kardashian of the NBA' Kerr calls LaVar Ball the 'Kardashian of the NBA'
- January 09, 2018

Steve Kerr was asked about the situation in which LaVar Ball said Luke Walton , Kerr's former assistant who now coaches Lonzo Ball and the Lakers , and whether ESPN should be covering it. Where we're going is we're going away from covering the game, and we're going toward just sensationalized news. "But if you package that irrational nonsense with glitter and some ribbons, people are going to watch". (more...)
Jake Fromm reflects on his decision to change commit from Alabama Jake Fromm reflects on his decision to change commit from Alabama
- January 09, 2018

And he's shown no sign of the freshman jitters. "It's just another game for that boy". The Tide drove to the Georgia 12-yard line with under 10 minutes to play in the game, but could not punch it in. Meanwhile, Alabama's offense had still not arrived as Georgia coach Kirby Smart, a former Alabama defensive coordinator, is bidding to become the first former assistant of Alabama coach Nick Saban to beat his former teacher. (more...)