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Tsonga tames Shapovalov in five-set classic Tsonga tames Shapovalov in five-set classic
- January 17, 2018

Of course I'm exhausted but really happy. It's not easy to play the young guns, they play great and go for everything so it's hard to defend. "I suffered physically but I continued to fight". The 15th seed was down 2-5 in the fifth set against Denis Shapovalov, and the #NextGenATP Canadian had all the momentum, having broken Tsonga in the second game of the final set. (more...)
Drew Brees: 'I'll be here as long as they'll have me' Drew Brees: 'I'll be here as long as they'll have me'
- January 17, 2018

It wasn't the first time this season Payton made a gesture toward an opponent or fans. The fact that the team is back to being one of the alpha dogs in the NFC helps as well, but negotiating a multi-million-dollar-deal, likely worth around 25 mill a season, does take time. (more...)
Marta Kostyuk, 15, Reaches Third Round In Melbourne Marta Kostyuk, 15, Reaches Third Round In Melbourne
- January 17, 2018

Second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki has come from 5-1 down in the third set and saved two match points to beat Jana Fett 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 in the second round. The last 15-year-old to reach the third round of the Australian was Nicole Vaidisova in 1995. The victor of the junior title past year, Kostyuk will take home 142,500 AUD if she loses to countrywoman Elina Svitolina next. (more...)
Australian Open 2018: Caroline Wozniacki recovers to beat Jana Fett Australian Open 2018: Caroline Wozniacki recovers to beat Jana Fett
- January 17, 2018

Fired by the first of two rows with umpire Richard Haigh over delayed challenges, Wozniacki worked her way back into the contest to take the second stanza when Fett hit a return long. 124th-ranked Kumkhum a spot in the third round for the first time. Kostyuk, a former Australian Open junior champion, will play either fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina or Katerina Siniakova in the third round. (more...)
Wednesday's matchup: Warriors at Bulls Wednesday's matchup: Warriors at Bulls
- January 17, 2018

Chicago is 6 games behind Detroit for 8th in the Eastern Conference. The emphasis on the three-point shot has completely revolutionized the game. The Bulls have certainly turned things around, however, and their winning spurt has basically erased any notion of Fred Hoiberg's team finishing "ahead" of the Hawks, Kings, Suns and Magic (among others) for the worst mark in the sport. (more...)
Providing the Exclusive Devices Galaxy Note8 at PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games Providing the Exclusive Devices Galaxy Note8 at PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games
- January 17, 2018

The limited edition Note will sport the same design and specs of the original Galaxy Note 8 but will have Olympic 2018 PyeonChang branding on the rear and an Olympic theme inside (Wallpaper and Apps). Considering that the only way to get one is to be an Olympian or a staff member of the ICC or POCOG, though, it's unlikely that most of us will ever get our hands on one. (more...)
Purdue vs. Wisconsin - 1/16/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Purdue vs. Wisconsin - 1/16/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- January 17, 2018

They made 28 trips to the line, while Wisconsin went just 10 times . Outlook: The Boilermakers were named the NCAA.com National Team of the Week for its 70-69 win at MI last Tuesday and a 81-47 win at Minnesota on Saturday. After the Boilermakers won the sole contest against the Badgers last season, 66-55, this will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams. (more...)
Kyrgyzstani writer to take part in 2018 Humanities Forum in PyeongChang
- January 17, 2018

Last week, the U.S. Air Force sent three stealth B-2 Spirit bombers to Guam as South and North Korean officials began discussions on the Winter Olympics. But if the International Olympic Committee increases the roster for a unified inter-Korean team to 29, six North Korean athletes could be added to the 23 South Korean athletes now on the team. (more...)
Independence Realty Trust Inc (IRT) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
- January 17, 2018

Pembroke Management Ltd bought 56,500 shares as the company's stock rose 13.97% with the market. Pzena Investment Management, Inc (NYSE:PZN) has declined 1.90% since January 16, 2017 and is downtrending. After having $0.19 EPS previously, Independence Realty Trust, Inc.'s analysts see -5.26% EPS growth. It also reduced its holding in Hb Fuller (NYSE:FUL) by 347,803 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3.24 million shares, and cut its stake in Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR). (more...)
Jamaican bobsleigh women reach Olympics for first time Jamaican bobsleigh women reach Olympics for first time
- January 17, 2018

Jamaica is sending a women's bobsleigh team to the Olympics for the first time. Her fellow brakeman Segree is also a sprinter while pilot Fenlator-Victorian previously competed for the U.S. Brakeman Carrie Russell said that qualifying for the women's bobsleigh event is one of the happiest moments of her life. I have to thank the man above that has blessed me with this opportunity to represent my country at this level. (more...)
Royal Bank of Canada (RY) Reaches New 1-Year High at $106.36 Royal Bank of Canada (RY) Reaches New 1-Year High at $106.36
- January 17, 2018

About 570,047 shares traded. Royal Bank of Canada presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of C$107.58. It has underperformed by 0.41% the S&P500. (NYSE:EL). Blair William & Il has invested 0.1% in The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Ancora Advsrs Limited Liability owns 41,888 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $124,840.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.87, a P/E/G ratio of 1.89 and a beta of 1.07. (more...)
Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski found dead Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski found dead
- January 17, 2018

A suicide note was recovered from the scene, but details on its content were not released. "Pullman Police detectives and the Whitman County Coroner's Office are conducting a thorough investigation to confirm the suspected cause and manner of death." . (more...)
Trump is right, Dems are wrong Trump is right, Dems are wrong
- January 17, 2018

Heck, we have enough of them graduating from public schools right now as it is. On Sunday evening, Trump was pressed on the issue upon arriving at his West Palm Beach golf resort where he was to have dinner with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger: I'm not free to check to QB sneak Ben Roethlisberger: I'm not free to check to QB sneak
- January 17, 2018

I made the case for this around week seven, and was called insane on The Drive, but look who's laughing now. If Haley does indeed get pushed out the door in Pittsburgh , quarterbacks coach Randy Fichtner is reportedly a strong candidate to take over as offensive coordinator. (more...)
Ronaldinho retires from professional football, says agent Ronaldinho retires from professional football, says agent
- January 17, 2018

Plans are already underway for a farewell schedule of games. Let's now do something nice [his farewell], big as it should be, after the Russia World Cup, maybe in August. He's held in the highest regard there. He then spent five years with Barcelona between 2003 and 2008, helping the Catalans win the Champions League in 2006, after being awarded the Ballon D'Or in 2005. (more...)
Ngidi double strike leaves India with uphill task to save series Ngidi double strike leaves India with uphill task to save series
- January 17, 2018

Talking about Cape Town , Simmons says the Indian bowlers did well but they could not have done much when AB de Villiers "counter-punches" them. It couldn't have been a better end to the day for the hosts than seeing the India skipper back in the hut. (more...)
Georgia bounces back with road win over LSU Georgia bounces back with road win over LSU
- January 17, 2018

The second half was a complete reversal of the first for LSU and Georgia. That likely won't get any easier against Georgia (11-5, 2-3). "They beat us up in the paint, beat us up on the glass". Georgia: The Bulldogs got a much-needed road victory after losing at home to SC last Saturday. It was LSU's third straight home SEC loss. The Tigers have dropped back-to-back games for the first time since November. (more...)
Major time in Melbourne: Australian Open starts Monday Major time in Melbourne: Australian Open starts Monday
- January 17, 2018

German 12th seed Julia Georges was similarly untroubled, advancing to the second round with a 6-4, 6-4 win over USA's Sofia Kenin. There have also been some upsets in the women's draw, with 2017 US Open champion Sloane Stephens the first big name to go - eliminated in three sets by China's Zhang Shuai. (more...)
U.S. embassy tries to calm Africa's Trump outrage
- January 17, 2018

He reportedly used an expletive while talking about immigrants from certain countries. It is alleged Trump questioned why the USA would accept more people from Haiti and "sh**hole countries". Mr. Trump's latest comments drew worldwide outrage this weekend, especially from leaders from black countries. A growing number of nations are summoning USA diplomats in the wake of President Donald Trump's "sh-hole" remark. (more...)
Out of Control Car Slams Into Police Car Out of Control Car Slams Into Police Car
- January 17, 2018

A Park Hills police cruiser was struck by a vehicle that lost control Monday morning. The impact diverted the auto 100 feet off the road with minimal damage. In this case, nobody was hurt, and nobody was charged. Police are asking everyone to be aware and slow down on the roadways, even if they look clear. (more...)
Arsene Wenger called referee Mike Dean Arsene Wenger called referee Mike Dean "a disgrace"
- January 17, 2018

Wenger had been incensed at Calum Chambers being penalized for a handball and West Brom converting the resulting penalty to equalize late in the game. He claimed Wenger said: "You're not honest. you've done this to us many times before, you're supposed to be professional, you're a disgrace". Wenger was charged by the FA after the game, but in a press conference questioned Dean before the charge, saying: "It was very disappointing". (more...)
Jets Introduce a Two-Year Price Freeze on Tickets Jets Introduce a Two-Year Price Freeze on Tickets
- January 17, 2018

The Jets are also offering a two-year freeze on ticket prices - meaning they will remain the same in 2019 - for fans who order their tickets by March 1 and enroll in an automatic payment plan. We have had some price decreases in the past. Entering 2014, the Jets, who went 8-8 in 2013, raised season ticket prices for the first time since 2011, when they were coming off back-to-back AFC title game appearances. (more...)
Denying Claims Of Being 'Greedy', Novak Djokovic Responds To Boycott Claims Denying Claims Of Being 'Greedy', Novak Djokovic Responds To Boycott Claims
- January 17, 2018

Players at the Australian Open are finalizing preparations for the year's first major despite some uncharacteristic rain over the last few days. Some things I feel good about. American woes continued with Madison Brengle sent packing by British ninth seed Johanna Konta . The last match out on court in the men's draw saw 12th seed Juan Martin del Potro beat teenager Frances Tiafoe 6-3 6-4 6-3. (more...)
Magic's Arron Afflalo, Timberwolves' Nemanja Bjelica Ejected After Fight Magic's Arron Afflalo, Timberwolves' Nemanja Bjelica Ejected After Fight
- January 17, 2018

Afflalo reacted by throwing a massive right-handed haymaker, barely missing Bjelica. Unfortunately, his attack was extremely predictable as the native Yugoslavian managed to roll the punch off his shoulder while subsequently getting Afflalo into a standing guillotine choke. (more...)
Patriots fans excited for next game against Jacksonville Jaguars Patriots fans excited for next game against Jacksonville Jaguars
- January 17, 2018

The Case Keenum-to-Stefon Diggs pass produced the fourth lead change of the final 3:01 of the game. This game was over. In odds released by Bovada LV, New England has 11/10 odds to win the Super Bowl , while the Vikings are next at 2/1. (more...)
Francis Ngannou To Earn Big Money For Title Fight At UFC 220 Francis Ngannou To Earn Big Money For Title Fight At UFC 220
- January 17, 2018

You could make the argument that the life of title contender Francis Ngannou should be turned into a movie because it's a great story. For context, Miocic was making a paltry $65,000 to show and $65,000 to win at the time of his crack at the UFC heavyweight title. (more...)
Novak Djokovic performs down speak of participant revolt Novak Djokovic performs down speak of participant revolt
- January 17, 2018

The Brit dominated her American opponent in a 6-3, 6-1 victory, as she broke Brengle five times and hit 37 winners, per the Open's official website . "I cherish these moments". At this year's Australian Open the prizemoney pool stands at $55 million - which tournament director Craig Tiley says represents a 10 per cent increase from last year. (more...)
Paul Lambert attracted to Stoke City's Paul Lambert attracted to Stoke City's "stability"
- January 17, 2018

The Scot was brought in after the Potters failed to land any of their top three targets to replace Mark Hughes . When Martin O'Neill rejected their advances to remain as Republic of Ireland boss , it was Lambert who was the shock name they turned to. (more...)
Louis native and NBA Champion JoJo White passes away Louis native and NBA Champion JoJo White passes away
- January 17, 2018

His No. 15 jersey is retired by the Jayhawks, while his No. 10 is retired by the Celtics. The tricky part of the DPE is that it can only be used in specific circumstances: the Boston Celtics can only use it to trade for a player in the final year of their contract. (more...)
'That's Australia for you': Wallaby crosses Harbour Bridge 'That's Australia for you': Wallaby crosses Harbour Bridge
- January 17, 2018

Mr Farr-Jones was driving to work on Tuesday morning when he saw police cars stopped on the Harbour Bridge. "All I tried to do was help them catch it", he told 2GB radio. so I elected at that point to anaesthetise it ... to give it an injection so it was asleep because it was very stressed", he said. It was initially believed the wallaby might have come from the near the Cammeray Golf Course, but greenskeepers said they had never seen wallabies on the course. (more...)

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