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Marler hit with ban Marler hit with ban
- January 10, 2018

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) said the Harlequins player had accepted a charge of striking Sale flanker TJ Ioane with his shoulder last Saturday and would not be available until February 20. However, given Marler's poor disciplinary record, an additional week was added to the ban, before a reduction of one week was applied due to the prop's "plea, his conduct since the incident took place and other personal mitigation", confirmed panel chairman Philip Evans QC. (more...)
Antonio Conte: 'Ross Barkley not ready to make debut' Antonio Conte: 'Ross Barkley not ready to make debut'
- January 10, 2018

The two London sides played out a thrilling 2-2 draw when they met in the Premier League at The Emirates last week. 'I do not blame Hazard. 'If he was so injured, why did he take the penalty? 'You see how Hazard goes down and you see how quickly he takes the penalty when he gets the penalty. (more...)
H&M Issues Apology After Running Ad Showing Black Model With 'Monkey' Hoodie H&M Issues Apology After Running Ad Showing Black Model With 'Monkey' Hoodie
- January 10, 2018

Some Twitter users have demanded an explanation of how something of this nature could be allowed to happen, questioning how this advert could have gone through an entire marketing team without anyone noticing. Meanwhile local celebrities have added their voices, mostly stating that they will no longer associate themselves with the brand. "Enough about y'all and more about what I see when I look at this photo", James wrote. (more...)
No. 3 Virginia fends off Syracuse upset bid No. 3 Virginia fends off Syracuse upset bid
- January 10, 2018

Freshman De'Andre Hunter scored 15 points for the Cavaliers. The season-low 49 points dropped Syracuse's average to 70 as the Orange hit the road this week for games against two ranked teams - No. Guard Frank Howard led the Orange with 18 points while freshman Oshae Brissett added 16. "They're just a little more comfortable in those spots". The Hoos have two games this week, both against unranked oppponents at JPJ. (more...)
Sport Arbitration Court Says 42 Russians Appeal Olympic Doping Bans Sport Arbitration Court Says 42 Russians Appeal Olympic Doping Bans
- January 10, 2018

Twenty-two of those banned and disqualified by the International Olympic Committee including cross-country skier Alexander Legkov and bobsledder Aleksandr Zubkov - both stripped of their gold medals from Sochi - filed appeals with CAS before Christmas. (more...)
Boca denies Arsenal bid for Pavon Boca denies Arsenal bid for Pavon
- January 10, 2018

However, it looks like Wenger may have a surprise target in mind as recent reports have suggested the boss has lined-up Boca Juniors attacker Cristian Pavon as the man he wants to replace Sanchez. Pavon is understood to have a £27million release clause in his Boca contract, though some may have some concerns about paying that kind of fee for a player direct from South America. (more...)
Mark Hamill and Ron Perlman join Transformers animated series Mark Hamill and Ron Perlman join Transformers animated series
- January 10, 2018

Joining Joe will be Star Wars: The Last Jedi star Mark Hamill and former Sons of Anarchy lead Ron Perlman in bringing the Transformers to life. Tatsunoko Productions is overseeing animation for the show. Judd Nelson, who played Hot Rod in the animated 1986 classic Transformers: The Movie , will return along with Gregg Berger, who voiced Grimlock. (more...)
Baylor vs. West Virginia College Basketball Predictions 1/9/18 Baylor vs. West Virginia College Basketball Predictions 1/9/18
- January 10, 2018

That's what coach Huggs instilled in us. Daxter Miles Jr. and West tied for a team-high 12 points each in the win. Jan 9, 2018; Morgantown, WV, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers guard Chase Harler (14) celebrates with the crowd during the second half against the Baylor Bears at WVU Coliseum. (more...)
Manchester City vs. Bristol City
- January 10, 2018

Despite leading the Premier League by 15 points, Man City was given a stern test by the second-tier visitors who took the lead through Bobby Reid's penalty in the 44th minute. "We definitely did that against Manchester United in the last round, so that's a box ticked". Bristol City are the highest goalscorers in the Carabao Cup this season, scoring 16 goals from their five games. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho ruled out for three weeks after sealing Philippe Coutinho ruled out for three weeks after sealing "dream" Barcelona move
- January 10, 2018

Liverpool fans are pissed at their former player Luis Suarez for what he personally did for Philippe Coutinho . No doubt they'll be hoping to go one better and with Barcelona nine points clear of Atletico Madrid at the top of La Liga , they'll most likely celebrate a title together this season. (more...)
Estoy decidido a defender los colores de México: Jonathan González Estoy decidido a defender los colores de México: Jonathan González
- January 10, 2018

Jonathan González cuenta con la doble nacionalidad, ya que nació en Santa Rosa , California y es de padres mexicanos. La Comisión de Selecciones Nacionales y Juan Carlos Osorio lograron convencer al jugador revelación del torneo anterior. (more...)
Lukaku refused new Everton contract because of Lukaku refused new Everton contract because of "voodoo message"
- January 10, 2018

The Belgian was wanted by both Chelsea and Manchester United last summer and ended up moving to Old Trafford for £75million. As long as I am major shareholder financial issues are irrelevant. He was in LA [with Pogba] and he wouldn't come back. He said she was on a pilgrimage in Africa or somewhere. But Goodison chief Moshiri told the club's General Meeting that everything was done in their power to try and convince the striker to remain on Merseyside. (more...)
Lookout for Price Target? Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW), Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc
- January 10, 2018

South Dakota Investment Council who had been investing in Twenty First Centy Fox Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $67.30B market cap company. Finally, MML Investors Services LLC grew its holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox by 8.2% during the 2nd quarter. (NASDAQ:HSIC) or 92,702 shares. It also increased its holding in Factset Resh Sys Inc (NYSE:FDS) by 2,190 shares in the quarter, for a total of 49,786 shares, and has risen its stake in Boise Cascade Co Del ... (more...)
EPL: Harry Kane gives Tottenham condition to snub Real Madrid EPL: Harry Kane gives Tottenham condition to snub Real Madrid
- January 10, 2018

So what of Kane, who has himself been linked with a huge transfer to Real Madrid? "That's the aim. As long as the club keep doing that then, yeah I'm happy here". When questioned about his future, Kane said : "I've always said (we need to) just keep progressing, keep getting better". "I think if a player wants to go then why would you stop him?" Tottenham have won each of their last seven FA Cup home encounters against lower league opposition, last losing at home in an FA Cup third ... (more...)
Ex-Browns coach Mike Pettine to be Packers' defensive coordinator Ex-Browns coach Mike Pettine to be Packers' defensive coordinator
- January 10, 2018

As the Browns head coach, Pettine had a 10-22 record. Pettine has sat out the last two seasons, but apparently is ready to coach again in 2018. But Pettine has some pelts on his wall as a coordinator, most notably in his four years with the Jets and Rex Ryan. (more...)
Chargers retain coordinators Gus Bradley, Ken Whisenhunt Chargers retain coordinators Gus Bradley, Ken Whisenhunt
- January 10, 2018

Bradley spent time with the Seahawks as their former DC and orchestrator of the vaunted Legion of Boom defense. Relieved of his duties in Jacksonville in December 2016, Bradley spent the 2017 season as the defensive coordinator for the Chargers , where he'll likely remain for the next three years. (more...)
Barcelona win as Philippe Coutinho waits, Real Madrid held Barcelona win as Philippe Coutinho waits, Real Madrid held
- January 10, 2018

Coutinho's signing allows Barca to move on from the bitter experience of losing his Brazil teammate Neymar to Qatar-backed PSG. He described them as well as club stalwarts Gerard Pique and Sergio Busquets as "idols". "I have seen him play in various positions - on the right, the left, in the middle, on the wings". The Catalans, who play Celta Vigo on Thursday in the second leg of their Copa del Rey last-16 tie, also saw French defender Samuel Umtiti return to training on Tuesday. (more...)
Kyle Lowry Suffers Acute Back Spasm After Hard Fall Kyle Lowry Suffers Acute Back Spasm After Hard Fall
- January 10, 2018

Toronto's big lead was lost, and its point guard was being carried off the court after a painful fall. However, a defensive breakdown allowed Ellington to get loose and score his only points of the second half. The skirmish began when the two started shoving one another while waiting for the ball to be inbounded under the Miami basket. Tempers flared again after the final whistle, with DeRozan appearing to yell at Dragic. (more...)
Incognito incident may be 'misunderstanding — Bills GM Incognito incident may be 'misunderstanding — Bills GM
- January 10, 2018

Ngakoue went on Twitter after Jacksonville's 10-3 victory and accused Incognito of using racial slurs . Beane didn't detail that side of the story, but seemed to confirm that something was said on the field. "Stuff's not going to bother you, but somebody says something about your ethnicity, that's really kind of taking it a little bit too far". Most notably, he was suspended three months while playing for the Miami Dolphins after it was found he was harassing teammate and fellow offensive ... (more...)
Branding the victor in Ball brothers' pro debut Branding the victor in Ball brothers' pro debut
- January 10, 2018

What is next? A Big Baller Brand FIBA basketball? a Big Baller Brand backboard? He struggled to stay in front of his man even against a Lithuanian B-team and got into foul trouble. LiAngelo Ball finished with 19 points and 9 rebounds. Ahead of the game, LaVar had expressed excitement to finally see his sons do what they do best, and there's no doubt that the game fulfilled LaVar vision at least to some degree. (more...)
Saints get chance at redemption in playoff return to Minnesota Saints get chance at redemption in playoff return to Minnesota
- January 10, 2018

When asked last week about the possibility of rematch against the Saints, he said, "I'm not anxious about that". "I'm getting pumped up for this game". But Brees realized the safety vacated the middle - "which I think was a mistake", he said - and felt., who called himself the mere "clear-out guy" on the route, breaking free in that area. (more...)
Nick Saban not interested in coaching the New York Giants Nick Saban not interested in coaching the New York Giants
- January 10, 2018

Bruce Arians , who recently retired after being the coach of the Arizona Cardinals , said that Saban returning to the National Football League wouldn't surprise him. Saban, who is one of the biggest competitors and most driven people in the game, could also see it as a challenge and chance to redeem what happened during his stint with the Miami Dolphins , where he spent two unsuccessful seasons, going 15-17 before accepting the Alabama job. (more...)
Zara Tindall: Queen's granddaughter pregnant with second child Zara Tindall: Queen's granddaughter pregnant with second child
- January 10, 2018

Mr and Mrs Tindall have one daughter, Mia, who will be four later this month. The pregnancy comes just over a year since the couple lost a baby in the days before Christmas in 2016 . And rugby star Mike later opened up on the pain of losing their second child, who was due to be born late spring 2017. Their child would be the Queen's seventh great-grandchild and would be the 19th in line to the throne. (more...)
Buffalo Bills GM to weigh options on QB Tyrod Taylor's future Buffalo Bills GM to weigh options on QB Tyrod Taylor's future
- January 10, 2018

Per the Buffalo News , it's a procedure that carries a 4-to-6 week recovery period, which allows Benjamin ample time to be ready for action by the time the Bills take the field again. LeSean McCoy and the Bills running game had some success early on, but struggled to gain any momentum in the second half. Peterman threw five interceptions before being pulled at halftime. (more...)
Nottingham players campaign to get FA Cup hero Eric Lichaj a dog Nottingham players campaign to get FA Cup hero Eric Lichaj a dog
- January 10, 2018

Per Mertesacker says that no fringe player "justified their selection" for Arsenal against Nottingham Forest . Supporters were delighted with the effort from the attacker, stating that they had felt it was the best game he had played for Forest and could not wait to see him in action in their next match, which is a lunch-time kick-off with Aston Villa in the Championship next Saturday. (more...)
Nebraska native Vedral announces transfer to Huskers Nebraska native Vedral announces transfer to Huskers
- January 10, 2018

Quarterback Noah Vedral is coming home to Nebraska after one season at UCF, he announced Tuesday. "To my family at UCF: I will forever be grateful to have been a part of this wonderful school, team and season", Vedral said on the social media site. (more...)
Latest Rumours on Naby Keita and Ben Woodburn Latest Rumours on Naby Keita and Ben Woodburn
- January 10, 2018

Liverpool have money to spend after they sold Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona during the weekend for a fee believed to be in the region of £145 million. Convincing Leipzig to agree to those terms could prove hard however. "[But ] he has not had the same impact that he did last season". The German outfit are adamant that Keita will be staying with the club until the summer, as they push for a Champions League spot. (more...)
How the Minnesota Vikings Can Win in the Divisional Round How the Minnesota Vikings Can Win in the Divisional Round
- January 10, 2018

They have all this stuff going on, and you might not talk to them for a long time. The Atlanta Falcons will face the Philadelphia Eagles on the other side of the NFC bracket, with the victor advancing to face either the Vikings or Saints in the NFC Championship game. (more...)
Marcus Mariota throws touchdown to himself against Chiefs Marcus Mariota throws touchdown to himself against Chiefs
- January 10, 2018

They'll head to New England or Pittsburgh next week. That information could not have come at a worse time. He even won a playoff game two years ago, the Chiefs' first postseason victory in 22 years. He had five rushes for 52 yards before three kneel-downs. But the Titans switched seamlessly to Henry, who gained 156 yards on 23 carries, including a 35-yard touchdown run. (more...)
Alabama rallies, wins 5th football national title in 9 years Alabama rallies, wins 5th football national title in 9 years
- January 10, 2018

Youth was served for Alabama, and it served the Crimson Tide well. "Guys fought so hard all season long", said cornerback Aaron Davis. "When your number is called, you're here just to make plays". But Alabama had the final word, its defense came to life an clamped down on Fromm and the Bulldogs, and Tagovailoa played the role of hero. "As a team player and as a leader, you've got to do what's best for the team". (more...)

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