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Heat G Dion Waiters reportedly considering season-ending ankle surgery Heat G Dion Waiters reportedly considering season-ending ankle surgery
- January 12, 2018

Waiters' decision to have surgery is not surprising considering his long history of trouble with the ankle. His season will end having appeared in 30 games and averaging 14.3 points, 3.8 assists, and 2.6 rebounds per game. Regardless, with him now sidelined for the remainder of the 2017-18 campaign, coach Erik Spoelstra will seemingly continue relying on Tyler Johnson, Wayne Ellington and Josh Richardson to hold down the shooting guard position. (more...)
Heavy snow showers and hail to affect north of Scotland communities Heavy snow showers and hail to affect north of Scotland communities
- January 12, 2018

The yellow warning covers the City of Discovery as well as Perthshire and parts of Angus and Fife. The heavy rain was to be most persistent in the western half of the country overnight, but clearing to isolated showers by this morning. The warning comes as a number of regions in the Midlands experienced dense fog throughout the day. In the afternoon, a spell of heavy rain will move in from the Atlantic, affecting much of Munster and Connacht by nightfall. (more...)
Death toll from Peru bus crash rises to 36 Death toll from Peru bus crash rises to 36
- January 12, 2018

Police and firefighters used helicopters to transport six survivors with serious injuries to nearby hospitals. At least eight people die every day from motor accidents in Peru, according to the National Police. The tragedy occurred at a unsafe turn in the road known as the "Devil's Curve". Several passengers involved in the incident may have been returning to Lima , after marking New Year celebrations outside the city. (more...)
Pirates and Giants Have Reportedly Had Recent Trade Talks for Andrew McCutchen Pirates and Giants Have Reportedly Had Recent Trade Talks for Andrew McCutchen
- January 12, 2018

San Francisco officials had recent contact with the Pirates to discuss a trade that would send Andrew McCutchen to the Giants, according to Jon Morosi of MLB Network . Though, Pittsburgh has been hesitant to move the franchise cornerstone. San Francisco yielded top prospect Christian Arroyo in the Longoria trade, meaning they'd have to delve deeper into one of the weakest farm systems in baseball to pull off a trade of this magnitude. (more...)
JUST IN: Detroit Lions complete first head coaching interview JUST IN: Detroit Lions complete first head coaching interview
- January 12, 2018

ESPN reports the team has also requested to interview Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia , while The MMQB reports Detroit will interview Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel on Wednesday. Vrabel played 14 seasons at linebacker in the National Football League with Pittsburgh, New England and Kansas City. Vrabel began his coaching career as a linebackers coach at Ohio State (his alma mater ) in 2011. (more...)
Hawkeyes, Illini continue search for consistency Hawkeyes, Illini continue search for consistency
- January 12, 2018

That said a lot about their character and resolve with another conference loss staring them in the face. 3-Point Goals-Iowa 7-24 (Bohannon 5-12, Baer 2-5, Garza 0-1, Dailey 0-1, Cook 0-1, Moss 0-4), IL 14-30 (Frazier 7-11, Jordan 4-8, Williams 1-2, Nichols 1-2, Alstork 1-2, Smith 0-2, Finke 0-3). (more...)
Clippers' DeAndre Jordan Leaves Kings Game With Left Ankle Sprain Clippers' DeAndre Jordan Leaves Kings Game With Left Ankle Sprain
- January 12, 2018

That was important after Jordan limped off the court with an ankle injury after scoring on a dunk with 5:15 left in the first half. It's hard to pick the Los Angeles Clippers here, as they're missing pretty much half their team and are on the end of a back to back, so there's only so much you can expect from Lou Williams after dropping 50 last night. (more...)
Ireland Dealt Sean O'Brien Injury Blow Ahead Of Six Nations Ireland Dealt Sean O'Brien Injury Blow Ahead Of Six Nations
- January 12, 2018

The first Six Nations window for the provinces is after Ireland's round one trip to the Stade de France to take on France on February 3rd. The British and Irish Lions star, who has played just four games for Leinster this season, missed the province's recent Pro14 derby wins over Munster, Connacht and Ulster after limping off during the victory against the Chiefs at the Aviva Stadium on 16 December. (more...)
Sam Allardyce confirms Everton are in talks with Arsenal's Theo Walcott Sam Allardyce confirms Everton are in talks with Arsenal's Theo Walcott
- January 12, 2018

I wouldn't think he had that mentality that it was not the right place to go to get first-team football. The 28-year-old forward is indeed yet to start a Premier League game this season and it has been said that he would consider moving away this month in order to increase his chances of playing in the World Cup in Russian Federation this summer. (more...)
Chelsea's £1bn Stamford Bridge rebuild under threat Chelsea's £1bn Stamford Bridge rebuild under threat
- January 12, 2018

However, despite its close proximity, Stamford Bridge sits in the neighbouring Hammersmith and Fulham borough, whose council could effectively sidestep the injunction after the stadium was signed off on by both its planning officers and the Mayor of London past year. (more...)
Australian Open 2018: Billie Jean King wants Margaret Court Arena renamed Australian Open 2018: Billie Jean King wants Margaret Court Arena renamed
- January 12, 2018

The former 64-time major victor, who is now a pastor at Victory Life Church in Perth, also once wrote a letter to the West Australian to express sadness that Casey Dellacqua's newborn child would be "deprived of his father". When she talks about the children of transgenders being from the devil , that put me over the edge. 'Margaret's views are her views. She has been named Australian Open Woman of Year. (more...)
Jags vs. Steelers: 4 key personnel matchups to watch Sunday Jags vs. Steelers: 4 key personnel matchups to watch Sunday
- January 12, 2018

There have been games where Ramsey has traveled with the team's best receiver, like he did against Cincinnati's A.J. Green before their fight ended with both players being ejected. All they need is a defense and an offense and some rule changes. Malik Jackson, who predicted before the season that the Jaguars would win the Super Bowl, still feels confident. (more...)
Van Dijk views £75m price tag as 'a big compliment' Van Dijk views £75m price tag as 'a big compliment'
- January 12, 2018

Van Dijk said: "I think the size of the club, the fans, the players, the manager, the whole package here is fantastic". "You can see yourself that the atmosphere at every home game is unbelievable". Signed to reinforce the Reds' back-line, he began repaying that fee at the opposite end of the field by scoring the winning goal in a 2-1 FA Cup third-round victory at home to local rival Everton last week. (more...)
Ryan Kent heading to Championship high-flyers Bristol City Ryan Kent heading to Championship high-flyers Bristol City
- January 12, 2018

Jurgen Klopp felt that a move elsewhere would benefit the 21-year-old, however, and he made a bold transfer to Bundesliga club Freiburg in August. The young midfielder joined the German club on a shock season-long loan during the summer but it was cut short after he failed to establish himself in Germany. (more...)
Arsenal Keen To Discuss Possibility Of Signing Malcom With Bordeaux
- January 12, 2018

But how does Malcom rank alongside the other best under-21 players in Europe? Tottenham Hotspur are not giving up in their pursuit of Malcom despite Arsenal's interest. The Brazilian press continue to have interesting updates on Malcom's move out of Bordeaux , and today Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham are brought back into the pcitrue. (more...)
Lucas Moura angry at Paris Saint-Germain over £35.5m price tag Lucas Moura angry at Paris Saint-Germain over £35.5m price tag
- January 12, 2018

Manchester United remain in touch with Lucas Moura's agents as they plot a potential January move for the ostracised Paris Saint-Germain attacker. Having played only 72 minutes this season, the Brazilian is keen on a move to the Premier League and the move looks very likely to be completed in the coming few days. (more...)
Juventus have already responded to Chelsea's interest in Allegri Juventus have already responded to Chelsea's interest in Allegri
- January 12, 2018

Conte branded Mourinho a " little man " after Chelsea's goalless FA Cup third round draw at Norwich on Saturday, and has now stood by those comments. "He used serious words". I didn't imagine they could go this far'. "Now I stop. Stop". Reports from the Italian outlet Corriere dello Sport report that Allegri is wanted by Chelsea after he was originally linked with the job before his fellow countryman took charge at Stamford Bridge. (more...)
Real Madrid Held At Home But Make Copa del Rey Quarters Real Madrid Held At Home But Make Copa del Rey Quarters
- January 12, 2018

The minnows had Dani Calvo sent off late on for two bookings. Earlier, Leganes reached the quarter-finals for the first time in their history after losing 2-1 at Villarreal but progressing on away goals after their 1-0 first-leg win at Butarque. (more...)
Minnesota Vikings vs Saints: Expert picks to win in the Divisional Round Minnesota Vikings vs Saints: Expert picks to win in the Divisional Round
- January 12, 2018

The Saints lost 29-19 in the Vikings' opener. Jordan had a sack of Sam Bradford in Week 1 and would like to drop Case Keenum on Sunday. "Coming up here, it's always a tough place to play". Sunday, Jordan mocked Panthers left tackle Matt Kalil, calling him "Speedbump McGee" after notching a sack and a key intentional grounding penalty late in the Saints' wild-card victory. (more...)
Spurs vs. Lakers recap, reactions: Lakers' youth too much for injured Spurs Spurs vs. Lakers recap, reactions: Lakers' youth too much for injured Spurs
- January 12, 2018

Perhaps the only downside for Los Angeles was the fact Corey Brewer didn't see the floor, snapping his streak of 317 straight games. "It is a game that we have to be very, very locked in to being committed to playing defense for the entire game", Walton said Thursday morning. (more...)
Belfort to retire after UFC Fight Night Belfort to retire after UFC Fight Night
- January 12, 2018

Louis. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort is ready to wrap up a almost three-decade long career in mixed martial arts ( MMA ). By all accounts, Belfort is entering the final fight on his current UFC contract and he's often talked about the promotion starting some sort of "legends league" where competitors at an older age could still compete without facing young, up and coming talent. (more...)
Dana Altman, Oregon prep for record basketball crowd at Arizona State Dana Altman, Oregon prep for record basketball crowd at Arizona State
- January 12, 2018

They made 25 trips to the line, while OR went just 11 times. Paul White led OR in scoring with 16 points on 5-for-12 shooting. The Sun Devils edged the Utah Runnin' Utes in their last contest, 80-77. Deandre Ayton finished with a game-high 26 points while Dusan Ristic secured his third double-double of the season with 13 points and 11 rebounds. The Ducks rank 28th in assists allowed per game (10.8) while the Sun Devils rank 185th (14.8). (more...)
LeBron James says Cavs need to be 'more accountable' amid struggles LeBron James says Cavs need to be 'more accountable' amid struggles
- January 12, 2018

Without Lowry or Ibaka playing the Raptors' bench stepped up, outscoring the Cavs' reserves 36-18 in the first two quarters of play for a 65-40 lead at half. "He reminds me a lot of Gary Payton, who threw his body around and he has to play that way to be effective", Raptors coach Dwane Casey said. This Toronto team appears more prepared to give Cleveland or Boston a run in May. (more...)
'Take a Knee' Protest Planned Ahead of Viking-Saints Playoff Game 'Take a Knee' Protest Planned Ahead of Viking-Saints Playoff Game
- January 12, 2018

With Peat no longer an option, New Orleans will likely to continue to use backup guard Senio Kelemete in his place . The offense, conversely, converted 8-for-12 of third downs and went a ideal 5-for-5 in the red zone. If they go by what they saw on tape from early September, they are going to get crushed. Set a record so it's important to be on our keys and tight in coverage. (more...)
Australia recall Cameron White Australia recall Cameron White
- January 12, 2018

White's selection could very well mean that he is in scheme of things for the 2018 World Cup. But for the time being, his focus is on making the most of a moment he had feared may never come again. Lynn was ruled out of the series after suffering a calf injury during a Big Bash League game for Brisbane Heat with the Queenslander being named in the Australia squad after almost a year. (more...)
Australian Open: Novak Djokovic returns a week before Melbourne event Australian Open: Novak Djokovic returns a week before Melbourne event
- January 12, 2018

First up, the 36-year-old Swiss will play Ajaz Bedene of Slovenia. Nadal was beaten by Roger Federer in an epic final a year ago, but felt that setback helped him to kick on for the remainder of a season which saw him claim the French Open and US Open titles. (more...)
Arsene Wenger wrong to play Alex Iwobi against Chelsea - Ian Wright Arsene Wenger wrong to play Alex Iwobi against Chelsea - Ian Wright
- January 12, 2018

Arsene Wenger should have taken a stronger stance on Alex Iwobi and not played him at Chelsea after his off-the-field antics, according to Ian Wright. "We couldn't score, in the last 20 minutes there were opportunities there that maybe we didn't use well". If there is no penalty, you give it to the defending team, because it looks a bit unusual to go on for two minutes for example sometimes and then to come back. (more...)
Ben Stokes named in England's Test squad for New Zealand series Ben Stokes named in England's Test squad for New Zealand series
- January 12, 2018

The 24-year-old will spend some time with the Lancashire squad before joining England Lions and Andy Flower at the Desert Springs Resort in Spain for a short warm-weather camp before they visit the Caribbean to play against the Windies A side. (more...)
Can I watch Copa del Rey online and on TV? Can I watch Copa del Rey online and on TV?
- January 12, 2018

Luis Suarez joined in the fun, making it 4-0 on the night in the 31st minute, and the night went just as Valverde had planned. Ivan Rakitic added his name to the score-sheet late on as Barca eased into the final eight of the competition. (more...)
Doesn't want to play under franchise tag in 2018 Doesn't want to play under franchise tag in 2018
- January 12, 2018

Bell a First Team All-Pro in 2017, played on a $12.1 million frachise tag and would receive a $14.5 million tag if Pittsburgh designates him next season. "I just want to be valued where I'm at". Read the full story on ESPN . That's a hard thing to get a handle on. And, it's not hard to see where the running back is coming from. (more...)