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Army contesting Golden Knights' name Army contesting Golden Knights' name
- January 12, 2018

On the ice, the Golden Knights are enjoying a great start to their inaugural National Hockey League season, sitting first in the Pacific Division with 60 points. The college requested another extension Wednesday. "Bill Foley is a West Point guy, sort of using those colors", McPhee said to the newspaper. As Army points out, the Golden Knights' resemblance to the West Point team name/color scheme is no coincidence. (more...)
Mike Pelaia's First Look: Pittsburgh Steelers vs Jacksonville Jaguars Mike Pelaia's First Look: Pittsburgh Steelers vs Jacksonville Jaguars
- January 12, 2018

Then, they beat Pittsburgh in the first round of the playoffs 31-29. "I know there is going to be a ton of Pittsburgh fans with it being their home field, so it's just us going there to try to add support and let them know we want to win". (more...)
OSU's Campbell to return for senior season OSU's Campbell to return for senior season
- January 12, 2018

Bates-Diop leads in rebounds (8.8) while Jackson tops in assists (4.2) per game. Darryl Morsell came right behind with 14 points and a team-high 8 rebounds, while Michal Cekovsky added 13 points on a ideal 5 of 5 from the floor. Four players are averaging 11.5 points per game for Ohio State, they are: Bates-Diop (20.0), C.J. Jackson (13.5), Jae'Sean Tate (12.9) and Kaleb Wesson (11.5). (more...)
Chris Paul, James Harden among leaders in latest All-Star voting returns Chris Paul, James Harden among leaders in latest All-Star voting returns
- January 12, 2018

Philadelphia's Joel Embiid is the third-leading vote-getter in the East frontcourt category with 784,287. Former James teammate Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics leads all East guards with 1,370,643. - NBA App: Access the ballot and vote through the app, which is available on Android and iOS. There are notable movers in both conferences, and there is still one week left for you to vote for your favorite players. (more...)
Could The Vikings Be Set To Win Their First Ever Super Bowl? Could The Vikings Be Set To Win Their First Ever Super Bowl?
- January 12, 2018

Sports said the Super Bowl was almost sold out, with prices expected to average more than $5 million per 30-second spot. U.S. television network NBC , broadcaster of this year's Super Bowl , will show any players who kneel during the pre-game national anthem to protest racial inequality, the game's executive producer said Tuesday. (more...)
National Basketball Association courts United Kingdom as Celtics and 76ers look to bounce back National Basketball Association courts United Kingdom as Celtics and 76ers look to bounce back
- January 12, 2018

Sixers point guard Ben Simmons is so bad at shooting free throws that teams have taken to fouling him late in the game so he can miss. Tatum is averaging 13.9 points and 5.5 rebounds . So whether you're a new fan who's never watched a game before or a fan who couldn't get a ticket for the live event itself, this is the flawless way to enjoy the entertainment without having to part with a single penny. (more...)
Pulisic says USMNT pressure too much. Liverpool could be worse! Pulisic says USMNT pressure too much. Liverpool could be worse!
- January 11, 2018

United may also have the upper hand over Liverpool when it come to battling for his signature having negotiated with them last summer over Henrikh Mkhitaryan . The Bundesliga is excellent by all means, but the road to turning the United States into a soccer nation goes through one league and one league only: the Premier League. (more...)
UCF fans fund billboard challenging Alabama to a battle of national champions UCF fans fund billboard challenging Alabama to a battle of national champions
- January 11, 2018

Alabama was voted No. 1 in the final Associated Press college football rankings and received 57 of 61 first-place votes from the media panel. Washington State, which lost to Michigan State 42-17 in the Holiday Bowl, was the only team ranked in the final regular-season poll to fall out of the Top 25 after the bowl season. (more...)
Jazz's Rodney Hood knocks phone out of fan's hand following ejection Jazz's Rodney Hood knocks phone out of fan's hand following ejection
- January 11, 2018

Hood's reaction may have come out of frustration as the fan appeared to be getting a photo or taking a video of the 6-foot-8 guard's exit from the court. Ekpe Udoh scored 16 points and Joe Johnson had 16 off the bench for the Jazz, who had lost 13 of 16 in between meetings with Washington. Those plays ensured Hood wasn't missed as much as he might have been. (more...)
Australian batsman dismssed for obstructing the field in BBL, draws polarised reactions Australian batsman dismssed for obstructing the field in BBL, draws polarised reactions
- January 11, 2018

Hobart appealed and despite Ross making his ground, the bemused batsman was adjudged to have purposely deviated from his line and was given out. But after a review by CA's match officials department, a spokesman said the decision was correct. (more...)
Winter Olympics 2018: Hockey Canada unveils team it will send to Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018: Hockey Canada unveils team it will send to Pyeongchang
- January 11, 2018

With no pros from North America, the Olympic squads will now mostly be drawn from the European and Russian professional hockey leagues. Genoway also plays in the KHL for Lada Togliatti. The 12-country men's hockey tournament at the 2018 Games goes from February 14-25 at the Gangneung Hockey Centre and the Kwandong Hockey Centre. "We've seen our players numerous times". (more...)
Who Is Yu Darvish's Mystery Team? Pitcher's Tweet Sparks Speculation Who Is Yu Darvish's Mystery Team? Pitcher's Tweet Sparks Speculation
- January 11, 2018

Phillies ownership continues to make a push to get their trophy back, and this latest story in a quiet offseason is particularly intriguing. Darvish was responding to a report from Max Wildstein of Sporting News, which stated that the free agent starter has received ongoing interest from the Rangers , Yankees , Cubs , Astros , and Twins . (more...)
West Ham willing to sell Ayew 'at the right price' West Ham willing to sell Ayew 'at the right price'
- January 11, 2018

Chicarito joined the Hammers from Bayer Leverkusen back in the summer and has since gone on to make 20 appearances for the club. The former Manchester United star scored a brace in his second match of the season against Southampton but has only netted two more goals since. (more...)
Derrick Ansley will join Oakland Raiders coaching staff as defensive backs coach Derrick Ansley will join Oakland Raiders coaching staff as defensive backs coach
- January 11, 2018

The Rooney Rule mandates that teams interview minority candidates for head coaching and other top executive positions. New Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden is now in the process of putting together his coaching staff, and according to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport the running backs coach vacancy has been filled. (more...)
Aly Raisman calls out US Gymnastics on Twitter Aly Raisman calls out US Gymnastics on Twitter
- January 11, 2018

Star gymnast Aly Raisman on Wednesday accused USA Gymnastics of being "100% responsible" for former team doctor Larry Nassar's years of sexual abuse, saying in a series of tweets that the organization enabled him and manipulated athletes. (more...)
Martin O'Neill Has Stiff Competition For The Stoke City Job Martin O'Neill Has Stiff Competition For The Stoke City Job
- January 11, 2018

Espanyol face Levante in the Copa Del Rey this Thursday evening - and it could very well be Flores' last game at the helm. Stoke would like a manager in place for Monday's trip to Manchester United but are prepared to wait until the next fixture against Huddersfield to make an appointment. (more...)
Marcus Lattimore joins South Carolina's staff Marcus Lattimore joins South Carolina's staff
- January 11, 2018

He wanted to get back to SC for a while, especially since Will Muschamp was hired as the head coach, but he was forbidden to do so by the NCAA because he has a foundation that involves some Gamecocks recruits. But Lattimore told the WACH TV station that he can still have the foundation but can't be present at any of the camps. Lattimore appeared destined for National Football League greatness after rushing for 1,197 yards and 17 touchdowns during his freshman campaign back in 2010, but a ... (more...)
Minkah Fitzpatrick Was in the Bathroom During the National Championship's Biggest Moment
- January 11, 2018

So, Patrick asked, Tagovailoa would leave if Saban didn't make the switch? Be honest, how many of you thought Alabama was about to win the National Championship Game on the play that it actually did? All of that being said, the rumors about what will happen to Hurts, especially now that Tagovailoa has quickly become a Crimson Tide legend, are escalating. (more...)
Satyam Scam: SEBI Bans PwC From Auditing Listed Firms For Two Years Satyam Scam: SEBI Bans PwC From Auditing Listed Firms For Two Years
- January 11, 2018

However, to remove operational difficulties, the order will not impact audit assignments relating to FY18 undertaken by firms forming a part of the PW network. "The network structure of operation adopted by the worldwide accounting firm should not be used as a shield to avoid legal implications", Mahalingam said in the 108-page order. (more...)
Panthers Finalizing Deal to Make Norv Turner Next Offensive Coordinator Panthers Finalizing Deal to Make Norv Turner Next Offensive Coordinator
- January 11, 2018

Norv Turner has a wealth of coaching experience, serving as offensive coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys (1991-1993), Chargers (2001), Miami Dolphins (2002-2003), Oakland Raiders (2004-2005), San Francisco 49ers (2006), Cleveland Browns (2013), and Minnesota Vikings (2014-2016). (more...)
Rahul likely to replace Dhawan for Centurion Test
- January 11, 2018

But the way Proteas pacers rattled India's batting line-up in both innings (209 and 135) of the first Test, the team need to plan a good strategy if they wish to win the remaining matches. "But we made a decision to go with this combination and current form was definitely the criterion", added Kohli. In fact, it was a dream to think about getting the opposition out below 140. (more...)
India, Pakistan NSAs met, talked terror: MEA India, Pakistan NSAs met, talked terror: MEA
- January 11, 2018

During the NSA level talks, India reiterated Pakistan that terrorism and talks can not go together and raised the issue of cross-border firing, the MEA said. "India and Pakistan had a dialogue process". A senior Pakistan's national security division official had last week said that "the meeting was good and that Doval's tone and tenor was friendly and positive". (more...)
Eagles-Jaguars among London games in 2018 Eagles-Jaguars among London games in 2018
- January 11, 2018

The Seahawks will go global again in 2018 as the National Football League announced Thursday morning that Seattle will play the Oakland Raiders on October 14 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium . The official National Football League announcement on its latest International Series matchups is slated to arrive later in the day, McLane noted. Of those teams, Carolina also has not played in London. (more...)
Lamborghini Urus launched in India for Rs 3 crores Lamborghini Urus launched in India for Rs 3 crores
- January 11, 2018

The Urus is so important for Lamborghini that they inaugurated an all-new production plant just for the SUV. Lamborghini Urus weighs 5,112mm X 2,016mm X 1,638mm, with a wheelbase of 3,003mm. Powering the Lamborghini Urus is a 4.0-litre V8 engine that comes mated to an eight-speed automatic gearbox. The twin-turbo motor delivers 650PS of power and a massive peak torque of 850Nm which is distributed among all the four wheels via a permanent four-wheel-drive with 40:60 front-rear split ratio. (more...)
All Blacks flyhalf Sopoaga heading to Europe at end of season All Blacks flyhalf Sopoaga heading to Europe at end of season
- January 11, 2018

He used his Instagram page to say it was "one of the hardest decisions he has ever had to make". The 16-Test capped worldwide will link up with his new teammates at the end of the 2018 season, opening the door for Canterbury first-five Richie Mo'unga for further All Blacks honours. (more...)
Soccer star Kazu renews contract before turning 51 Soccer star Kazu renews contract before turning 51
- January 11, 2018

Capped 89 times for his country, the Shizuoka Prefecture native traveled to Brazil as a 15-year-old and began his career in 1986, signing his first professional contract with Santos. One of his team-mates at Palmeiras was Mirandinha, who in 1987 became the first Brazilian to play in English football after joining Newcastle United for £575,000. (more...)
Phil Babb states his prediction for Liverpool FC v Man City Phil Babb states his prediction for Liverpool FC v Man City
- January 11, 2018

Lee Johnson's Bristol City have had a season to remember. Liverpool FC are now in fourth place in the Premier League table as they look to try and finish in the top four and secure Champions League qualification for the second season running. (more...)
Barcelona sign defender Yerry Mina from Palmeiras Barcelona sign defender Yerry Mina from Palmeiras
- January 11, 2018

Mina is said to have already agreed to personal terms with the La Liga giants and is expected to put pen-to-paper on a five-year contract worth €18.5m (£16.4m, $22.3m ). "Born on 23 September 1994 (Guachené, Caucas, Colòmbia), Yerry Mina arrives at FC Barcelona to reinforce the central defensive positions". The defender's contract at the Camp Nou will run until June 2023 and his release clause at the club stands at a reported €100m. (more...)
To avoid upset, Michigan State Basketball needs overtime to outlast Rutgers To avoid upset, Michigan State Basketball needs overtime to outlast Rutgers
- January 11, 2018

Pikiell enters Wednesday night's game at No. 4 Michigan State with a 26-24 overall record at Rutgers , including an 11-6 mark this season. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Michigan State is the clear favorite, as the Spartans are getting odds of -21 points against Rutgers . (more...)
Former QB Gannon turns down Raiders coaching job Former QB Gannon turns down Raiders coaching job
- January 11, 2018

On Tuesday, the Oakland Raiders officially introduced Jon Gruden back to the franchise as the head coach of the team, 17 years after he was shipped off to the Tampa Bay Bucs back in 2001 for draft picks and cash. Gruden and Davis met in Philadelphia on December 24, the day before Gruden called Raiders-Eagles on Monday Night Football for ESPN. They officially announced Gruden as their new head coach January 6. (more...)