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Steve Sarkisian Will Return as Falcons OC Amid Criticism Steve Sarkisian Will Return as Falcons OC Amid Criticism
- January 19, 2018

On Thursday, Dan Quinn confirmed that Sarkisian will return to the team next season. The Falcons head coach also said no one should be blaming Sarkisian for Atlanta's shortcomings. "Man, where we lacked, and which defined us, was our big plays that scored", Quinn said. "He won't go back to linebacker". That's a lot. That was at the top. (more...)
Wenger: Arsenal not preparing Malcom bid Wenger: Arsenal not preparing Malcom bid
- January 19, 2018

Manchester United, who first made enquiries for Sanchez back in September, are also among Malcom's admirers. Much will depend on what happens with Sanchez, with United said to have stolen a march on rivals City by putting together a more lucrative contract, per Sky Sports Italy (h/t Jacob Murtagh of the Daily Mirror ). (more...)
Wichita State's Shamet, SMU's Emelogu among best from three Wichita State's Shamet, SMU's Emelogu among best from three
- January 19, 2018

Villanova's biggest lead was 88-44 with about 3½ minutes left. Wichita State point guard Landry Shamet's team-leading 52.3 percent three-point shot percentage - good for No. (11.1). Willis Jr. leads in rebounds with 6.5 while Shamet tops in assists with 5.0 per game. Brandon Mitchell scored 18 points for San Jose State. She went 6 for 7 from the field, shooting 85.7%. (more...)
Manchester United, Jose Mourinho close to agreement over new contract Manchester United, Jose Mourinho close to agreement over new contract
- January 19, 2018

In your opinion, does Mourinho deserve the new deal? There has been a breakthrough in contract talks. . United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward is working hard on a deal for Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez but Mourinho is putting him under increasing pressure to reach an agreement with Fellaini, according to the Telegraph. (more...)
Bravo for City in shootout win By Bravo for City in shootout win By
- January 19, 2018

After extra time, City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo saved the key Riyad Mahrez penalty to earn the shootout victory. Arsenal booked their place in the semi-finals courtesy of a Danny Welbeck strike shortly before half time. Silverware. Pep Guardiola's side now have a chance at an early title and that can provide a lift for team morale when we arrive at the business end of the season. (more...)
Clinical Manchester United leave Paul Lambert with uphill task at Stoke Clinical Manchester United leave Paul Lambert with uphill task at Stoke
- January 19, 2018

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has admitted Zlatan Ibrahimovic's time at the top level is nearly at its end. Mkhitaryan cost United £30million when he was signed from Borussia Dortmund 18 months ago and he has been linked with a move to Arsenal as a makeweight in any deal to bring Alexis Sanchez to United. (more...)
Betsy DeVos approves Washington state's Every Student Succeeds Act plan Betsy DeVos approves Washington state's Every Student Succeeds Act plan
- January 19, 2018

Allowing states more flexibility in how they deliver education to students is at the core of ESSA. "South Dakota's plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it", said Secretary DeVos. Elementary and middle schools will be measured on math- and reading-test scores, academic growth, English-language-learner progress and rates of chronic absenteeism. (more...)
White House says Trump won't apologize
- January 19, 2018

But the chances for a deal seemed to be much worse now than a week ago, when the President in a Tuesday meeting had told lawmakers to do all they could to reach an immigration agreement. NPR's Brian Naylor reports . PATRICK LEAHY: You're under oath. Nielsen went on to say that many individuals in the room used "cuss words". What I was not expecting was that Nielsen would raise a question about whether Norwegians are mostly white. (more...)
HERE is Salman Khan's special wishes for Race 3 producer Ramesh Taurani! HERE is Salman Khan's special wishes for Race 3 producer Ramesh Taurani!
- January 19, 2018

We can see all the stars pouting for the pic while Ramesh Taurani sits on a sofa like a lord. This is for the first time that Salman would appear in a Race film. Fans fondly remember his Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai that starred Twinkle Khanna and Namrata Shirodkar with the actor. This is Jacqueline's second film with Salman after Kick which was a superhit at the Box Office. (more...)
Five facts on West Brom target Ali Gabr Five facts on West Brom target Ali Gabr
- January 19, 2018

The 29-year-old, who plays in the Egyptian Premier League for Zamalek, is an global team-mate of Baggies defender Ahmed Hegazi and is a player tracked by the Baggies for some time. West Bromwich Albion are now placed at the penultimate spot in the Premier League table and have collected merely 19 points from 23 league games so far. (more...)
Australian Open: Maria Sharapova eases by Anastasija Sevastova
- January 19, 2018

Monfils can take advantage of Djokovic's lack of competitive play since past year at Wimbledon . Serving for the match, Dominic opened with a forehand victor but made a subsequent forehand error. "I think it's going to be very interesting". "I wanted to start with the right intensity, which I have", he told the cheering crowd afterwards. Sydney-born British ninth seed Johanna Konta showed no signs of her recent hip injury as she dismantled Madison Brengle 6-3, 6-1. (more...)
Carlos Tevez: I was on holiday during Chinese Super League spell Carlos Tevez: I was on holiday during Chinese Super League spell
- January 19, 2018

As Edwards points out, there was certainly plenty of incentive for Tevez to take a step into the unknown by joining a league in a country that is determined to develop into footballing superpower sooner rather than later. When I entered the court my face showed that I did not know what I was doing there. "I was not in a position to give 100 per cent, but it was going to hurt the fans no matter what I did". (more...)
Leicester City coach, Puel speaks on Mahrez move to Arsenal, Liverpool Leicester City coach, Puel speaks on Mahrez move to Arsenal, Liverpool
- January 19, 2018

They are enjoying their football and for a manager like me it is fantastic". "When this player is on the pitch they give their best". He added: "The good ambition for him is to continue this hard work and show his consistency in games, game after game". (more...)
Petr Cech accepts blame for equaliser in Arsenal's loss at Bournemouth Petr Cech accepts blame for equaliser in Arsenal's loss at Bournemouth
- January 19, 2018

Sanchez in particular could be heading to Manchester sooner rather than later, with both City and United interested in the attacker. JORDON IBE netted the first goal of his 18-month Bournemouth stint as Arsenal opened their post-Sanchez era with an embarrassing defeat on the south coast. (more...)
Capital Investment Advisors LLC Invests $1.39 Million in Kroger Co (KR) Stock Capital Investment Advisors LLC Invests $1.39 Million in Kroger Co (KR) Stock
- January 18, 2018

For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by -1.48 percent. It was reported on Jan, 17 by Barchart.com . It has a 24.45 P/E ratio. The firm provides dry and packaged foods, and groceries; snack foods, candies, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, and garden and patio; meat, bakery, deli, and produces; and apparel and small appliances. (more...)
O'Sullivan out of Masters after shock defeat to Mark Allen O'Sullivan out of Masters after shock defeat to Mark Allen
- January 18, 2018

I don't know what it is, whether it's a virus", O'Sullivan added. "It was a bit of a tough match for me", O'Sullivan told the BBC. "It was really hard, and I'm glad it is over to be honest with you as I don't feel physically well enough to win the tournament anyway". (more...)
Sanchez deal could cost United more than €200 million in total Sanchez deal could cost United more than €200 million in total
- January 18, 2018

It was all United after the break but despite a flurry of chances, they could not extend their lead and arguably put the match to bed until the 72nd minute. Transfer speculation around Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez has been dominating headlines lately. "The wages would not be a problem". It's understood that Mourinho is pushing for the transfer to be finalised by midday on Friday so that Sanchez can be registered to play in United's trip to Burnley on Saturday. (more...)
Manchester United becoming Pogba's team - Mourinho Manchester United becoming Pogba's team - Mourinho
- January 18, 2018

There was a passage of play when Stoke attacked but there was no real threat to home goalkeeper David De Gea. Valencia , back from almost a month out with a hamstring injury, blasted a shot into the top corner with his weaker left foot to give United the lead in the ninth minute, and Martial curled in a first-time effort from the edge of the area for 2-0 in the 38th. (more...)
Dale Earnhardt Jr warns drivers after wreck Dale Earnhardt Jr warns drivers after wreck
- January 18, 2018

Dale Earnhardt Jr. worked up lots of tweet cred Wednesday with his post about helping someone who slid off the side of the road during a North Carolina snowstorm. Davis said the people Earnhardt helped weren't injured, either. Earnhardt's crash happened in Mooresville near where his racing team has its shop and offices. (more...)
Nicolas Otamendi signs new deal: Manchester City still want new defender though Nicolas Otamendi signs new deal: Manchester City still want new defender though
- January 18, 2018

The Argentina global came under fire for some sloppy performances following his reported £32million ($55.46M) move from Valencia in 2015, but he has shown vast improvement in Pep Guardiola's second season at the helm and has only missed one Premier League game this term. (more...)
Everton signing Tosun 'honoured' being Turkish record player Everton signing Tosun 'honoured' being Turkish record player
- January 18, 2018

I loved his playing style", he admitted. "Of course I think I can do it". He has helped me in training and he has been good to me and off the pitch'. Sam Allardyce's Everton will face Alan Pardew's West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League this weekend. And our supporters are great. "I spent three-and-a-half great years at Besiktas but everybody needs new targets, new missions in life, and it was my mission to play in the Premier League". (more...)
Vikings WR Michael Floyd, DT Shamar Stephen sit out practice Vikings WR Michael Floyd, DT Shamar Stephen sit out practice
- January 18, 2018

Safety Andrew Sendejo (concussion) and cornerback Mackensie Alexander (rib) were limited participants and safety Anthony Harris (knee) and center Pat Elflein (shoulder) were full participants for the second straight day. Sendejo was knocked out of Sunday's NFC Divisional win against the Saints by a blindside blow from receiver Michael Thomas. He notched 80 tackles and two interceptions during the regular season and had another pick against New Orleans. (more...)
Commuters in US South face tough trek after deadly storm Commuters in US South face tough trek after deadly storm
- January 18, 2018

A storm that swept across the South dumped up to 12 inches (30 centimeters) of snow near Durham on Wednesday. The Northeast could see generally about 2 to 4 inches of snow, NY about 1 inch, and Boston about 2-3 inches. Houston officials shut down schools and businesses for two straight days as temperatures plummeted to minus 7 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, which marked the lowest since January 8, 1996. (more...)
Mel Kiper's first mock draft has 49ers selecting a cornerback Mel Kiper's first mock draft has 49ers selecting a cornerback
- January 18, 2018

It's probably not the quarterback you'd think of after the first quarterback that comes to mind, either. It's a controversial prediction. However, the idea that this year's class is heavy on talented quarterbacks rings true - Kiper's top two picks are quarterbacks, with three QBs in the top five, and four overall in the first round. (more...)
Boston Celtics vs. New Orleans Pelicans - 1/16/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Boston Celtics vs. New Orleans Pelicans - 1/16/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- January 18, 2018

JBL Audio Stat of the Game: The Celtics' 19 3-pointers matched their most threes in a single game in franchise history (19, January 6, 2017 vs. Sixers). The Hawks were slightly better at taking care of the ball, with 11 turnovers compared to the Pelicans' 14. The Pelicans entered Wednesday averaging 15.1 rebounds per game, ranking 25th in the league. (more...)
Syracuse beats Pittsburgh 59-45 - Recap, Box score Syracuse beats Pittsburgh 59-45 - Recap, Box score
- January 18, 2018

The Panthers (8-11, 0-6), who averaged a lowly 0.76 points per possession, shot 35 percent from the floor and 34.8 percent from beyond the arc. On the season, Pittsburgh basketball averages 65.9 points, 33.4 rebounds and 13.2 assists per game. (more...)
CHAN 2018: Angola frustrated by Burkina Faso CHAN 2018: Angola frustrated by Burkina Faso
- January 18, 2018

Angola had better possession and more initiative, but Burkina Faso had the best opportunity seven minutes before the final whistle when Youssouf Kabore failed to hit the target. Former Cameroon star Rigobert Song lost his first match as an African Nations Championship tournament coach when Congo Brazzaville snatched a 1-0 Group D win in Agadir on Tuesday. (more...)
Man Utd 'leading four-way race' for ex-Barca target Seri Man Utd 'leading four-way race' for ex-Barca target Seri
- January 18, 2018

The Mirror add that Seri, who has played 26 games this season in all competitions, is keen to move to the Premier League despite also emerging as a target for French giants Paris Saint-Germain. Pep Guardiola will likely search for a long-term replacement for Fernandinho in holding midfield with Yaya Toure out of the picture out and of contract this summer. (more...)
Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette involved in vehicle accident with Steelers fan Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette involved in vehicle accident with Steelers fan
- January 18, 2018

Fournette aggravated his ankle injury in Sunday's win over the Pittsburgh Steelers . I wasn't really anxious about it, but the amusing thing is, it was Pittsburgh fans. Fournette (27) ran for a career-high three touchdowns to help the Jaguars beat the Steelers on Sunday. The team said the former LSU star's vehicle was rear-ended about 11:30 a.m. (more...)
Defending champion Federer continues Australian Open title defence
- January 18, 2018

Tournament favorite Roger Federer took to the court in the evening to open his title defense and had no trouble with Aljaz Bedene rolling the Slovenian 6-3, 6-4, 6-3. Federer, the second seed and the victor of last year's event, made it through his opener against Aljaz Bedene , 6-3, 6-4, 6-3. While the 19-time grand slam champion immediately started fidgeting, he held his own and delivered a Burgundy-like response while the crowd laughed. (more...)

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