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TX Lowers Stake in United Rentals, Inc. (URI)
- January 23, 2018

Among 23 analysts covering United Rentals Inc. United Rentals ( NYSE:URI ) traded up $1.07 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $181.24. About 1.21M shares traded or 5.84% up from the average. (NYSE:VZ). Welch Forbes Limited Com has invested 0.55% in Verizon Communications Inc. Pdt Partners Llc bought 22,300 shares as the company's stock declined 13.80% while stock markets rallied. (more...)
Jets poised to pick Bates as OC Jets poised to pick Bates as OC
- January 23, 2018

Here are some things to know about the Jets' new offensive coordinator. After serving one season with the Bears, Bates stepped away from football for five years until NY asked him to be a member of head coach Todd Bowles' coaching staff. During games, it was Bates on the sideline speaking with the players about play-calls while Morton was in the coaches' box. Fast becoming known as a quarterback whisperer of sorts, Bates received a lot of the credit for journeyman Josh McCown having the best ... (more...)
Moses 'Buzzing' After Scoring In Chelsea's Win Vs Brighton Moses 'Buzzing' After Scoring In Chelsea's Win Vs Brighton
- January 23, 2018

Moses created 27 chances in Chelsea's Premier League title-winning campaign. "It's a semi-final - we will go there to win for sure". "If we are thinking about setting up defensively against Arsenal then that's a bad thing, because we need to score goals". (more...)
Jared Goff Named to 2018 Pro Bowl Jared Goff Named to 2018 Pro Bowl
- January 23, 2018

With the Eagles advancing to the Super Bowl with Sunday's victory in the NFC Championship Game, that presumption is now official. Goff was certainly deserving of the honor after throwing 28 touchdown passes and just seven interceptions in 15 games. (more...)
Derek Carr, Russell Okung join parade of Pro Bowl replacements Derek Carr, Russell Okung join parade of Pro Bowl replacements
- January 23, 2018

Carr returned to the lineup after fracturing his fibula late last season and missed one game with a transverse process fracture in his back during the regular season. Carr is the third quarterback in Raiders' history to make the Pro Bowl three times, joining Ken Stabler and Rich Gannon in elite company. He also added 23 rushes for 66 yards. (more...)
Bucks reportedly fire head coach Jason Kidd Bucks reportedly fire head coach Jason Kidd
- January 23, 2018

Assistant coach Joe Prunty will lead the team against the Suns. The 10-time All-Star helped the Dallas Mavericks win the National Basketball Association title in 2010-11. But they've lost four of five going into Monday's game and had been prone to defensive lapses especially on the perimeter. Surely, new Milwaukee general manager Jon Horst, who took over the position at age 34 from longtime GM John Hammond this past summer, will now be looking for a coach who is more confident in his or her ... (more...)
Saracens edge into last eight as Wasps and Ulster miss out Saracens edge into last eight as Wasps and Ulster miss out
- January 23, 2018

Even on the back of a 62-14 victory over Northampton Saints on Saturday, the Pool 2 runners-up still faced the possibility of elimination with their fate in the hands of other teams. Had Ulster won, no English side would have made it into the quarter-finals, just two years after five Premiership sides made it into the last eight. (more...)
Jon Holland, Jhye Richardson in Australia's Test tour squad to South Africa Jon Holland, Jhye Richardson in Australia's Test tour squad to South Africa
- January 23, 2018

Australia host the first leg of the T20I tri-series, squaring off against New Zealand at the Sydney Cricket Ground on February 3 then England at Blundstone Arena and the Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 7 and 10, respectively. However he is expected to keep his spot given he has since received the backing of coach Darren Lehmann and captain Steve Smith . Warner will lead the Twenty20 side, which includes the uncapped fast bowler Ben Dwarshuis and batsman D'Arcy Short. (more...)
Browns reportedly hire Todd Haley as offensive coordinator Browns reportedly hire Todd Haley as offensive coordinator
- January 23, 2018

Jackson has previously interviewed Houston quarterbacks coach Sean Ryan and fired New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo about the job. And in doing so, Hue Jackson will enlist in the aid of a former foe. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft says the team needs to guard against "jealousy and envy" from people who are trying to tear apart one of the most successful dynasties in National Football League history. (more...)
Manchester United confirm Alexis Sanchez transfer from Arsenal Manchester United confirm Alexis Sanchez transfer from Arsenal
- January 23, 2018

Alexis Sanchez is now the most expensive player in the Premier League , earning, what is thought to be, around 500,000 euros per week. But rivals United have beaten them to the punch, completing a deal believed to be worth £40m, with the transfer of Armenian playmaker Mkhitaryan joining Arsenal as a direct replacement. (more...)
New York Rangers analysis: Kings dominate on Sunday night New York Rangers analysis: Kings dominate on Sunday night
- January 23, 2018

Los Angeles (24-16-5) has struggled to score of late, posting fewer than three goals in six of the last 10 games. It therefore seems ironic that they won this game that way. Cogliano said Thursday, "When you sit out, you realize how much you miss it, and how much the game means to you, how much fun it is to play in this league, and it's a privilege". (more...)
Danica Patrick To Race Daytona 500 For Premium Motorsports Danica Patrick To Race Daytona 500 For Premium Motorsports
- January 23, 2018

Danica Patrick has found a ride for the Daytona 500 that helps complete the closing of her racing career in appropriate fashion. " I couldn't have written a better story about how this would all fall into place, Patrick said, via the Associated Press ". (more...)
Former LSU QB headed to Missouri Former LSU QB headed to Missouri
- January 23, 2018

Besides Missouri, Scott had interest from Southern, Tulane, UT-San Antonio, Kansas, Georgia State, New Mexico State and Western Michigan. Former LSU quarterback Lindsey Scott Jr. He also rushed for 729 yards and six touchdowns. In thanking the coaching staff there, Scott wrote "I am accepting the challenge ahead, to share in th work of building something special". (more...)
Stanford ex-starter QB Chryst transferring Stanford ex-starter QB Chryst transferring
- January 23, 2018

Chryst was a coveted recruit, a four-star prospect from Palo Alto (Calif.) High who was ranked as the No. 2 pro-style quarterback in the nation when he signed with Stanford in the 2014 class. While Jarrett Guarantano and Will McBride have shown flashes of potential at times, it's hard to imagine a player like Chryst transferring to Knoxville for his final season of eligibility with the intention of sitting on the bench. (more...)
Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy has heart procedure Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy has heart procedure
- January 23, 2018

McAvoy finally made a decision to be treated and underwent an ablation at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he will stay overnight. He was subsequently diagnosed with supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), which is not considered unsafe. McAvoy will be monitored overnight at Mass General, and his expected recovery time is two weeks. The Bruins medical team cleared him to continue playing, and he had played through Saturday's game. (more...)
Hazard scoffs at Chelsea's pursuit of Barnes, Crouch et al Hazard scoffs at Chelsea's pursuit of Barnes, Crouch et al
- January 23, 2018

Conte also spoke highly of Batshuayi. Hazard scored twice in Chelsea's 4-0 win over Brighton on Saturday. "We have two very good strikers in Alvaro and Michy". I was very satisfied with the work Batshuayi did. But it seems relatively clear that he regards this as the exception rather than the rule. "I saw him before the game so I know he was here, but I'm not aware of anything else", added Hughton. (more...)
No surprises as Pliskova, Halep and Keys advance No surprises as Pliskova, Halep and Keys advance
- January 22, 2018

Meanwhile, sixth seed Karolina Pliskova reached her second Australian Open quarterfinal by outlasting Barbora Strycova 6-7 (5) 6-3 6-2 in an all-Czech battle that stretched into the early hours of Tuesday. This year, seeded 21st, she has played more freely, and she will be seeking her 14th consecutive victory. "I'm feeling really good", Keys told reporters. (more...)
Bucks fire coach Jason Kidd Bucks fire coach Jason Kidd
- January 22, 2018

The Milwaukee Bucks made a somewhat shocking decision to fire head coach Jason Kidd on Monday, and the franchise's most important player is reportedly unhappy with the move. 8 seed. With Eric Bledsoe , Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton , it's fair to say that the Bucks have much better defensive talent than their ratings suggest. (more...)
Jimmy Garoppolo Gets $79K Bonus For Patriots Making Super Bowl LII Jimmy Garoppolo Gets $79K Bonus For Patriots Making Super Bowl LII
- January 22, 2018

According to Schefter, Garoppolo made $79,000 because of the Patriots' win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Championship . Schefter tweeted that Garoppolo is guaranteed an additional $56,000 since the Patriots reached the Super Bowl and stands to make $112,000 if the Patriots win their second straight National Football League title and sixth overall under coach Bill Belichick and starting quarterback Tom Brady. (more...)
Tom Brady responds to the Jaguars' Super Bowl prediction Tom Brady responds to the Jaguars' Super Bowl prediction
- January 22, 2018

It was the Patriots' first practice in preparation for Sunday's conference title game against Jacksonville. "He's changed the mentality of so many quarterbacks, the likes of Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers, to where, 'I want to play well into my 40s'". (more...)
SFA dealt blow as Michael O'Neill rejects Scotland job SFA dealt blow as Michael O'Neill rejects Scotland job
- January 22, 2018

The 48-year-old spoke with the Scottish Football Association about their managerial vacancy last week but the Edinburgh-based boss has elected to remain with the Northern Irish, who he has been in charge of since 2011. Following a protracted pursuit, the SFA were granted permission to speak with the Portadown man after reaching agreement on a financial with the Irish Football Association. (more...)
Women's March sets new sights: 'Power to the Polls' Women's March sets new sights: 'Power to the Polls'
- January 22, 2018

Johansson, wearing a Time's Up top, told marchers how the Harvey Weinstein revelations led her to consider how she was treated as a young actress. The line of protesters during the Women's March snaked 25 blocks along Central Park's western border as politicians and celebrities urged the huge crowd to keep fighting against President Trump's policies. (more...)
Valencia to take Juan Mata in free transfer from Manchester United? Valencia to take Juan Mata in free transfer from Manchester United?
- January 22, 2018

Back in December 2017, it was quoted that Mata - whose current contract expires at the end of the season - was already given a one-year contract extension, but the aforementioned source clearly denies any such happenings. With just five months left to run on his current contract, United know they will not be able to charge a big fee for the man the signed for £37.1million from Chelsea four years ago. (more...)
Hazard Responds To His Dad's Real Madrid Comments Hazard Responds To His Dad's Real Madrid Comments
- January 22, 2018

The Spanish outlet claim that if Hazard does not commit his future to Chelsea by signing a contract extension, the Premier League champions could be tempted to offer him in exchange for Ousmane Dembele. Balague states that in fact PSG lead in the way in the chase for the Belgium worldwide shot stopper, insisting that the big-money spends have laid more of the foundations needed to make the move happen. (more...)
Chelsea consider move for West Ham's Marko Arnautovic Chelsea consider move for West Ham's Marko Arnautovic
- January 22, 2018

More importantly, his presence would ease the burden on Alvaro Morata. And that would change with the potential arrival of the Austria worldwide. While Carroll has only two league goals in another season littered with injuries and suspension, Arnautovic has been West Ham's best player in the last two months and Moyes would be loath to see him go. (more...)
Swansea City see £14m bid rejected for West Ham striker André Ayew Swansea City see £14m bid rejected for West Ham striker André Ayew
- January 22, 2018

The Swans are desperate to add more firepower to their ranks as they battle to beat the drop and reports have been growing that a move for the Ghana global was in the pipeline. The Ghana worldwide is under contract with West Ham until 2019, meaning when he returns from his loan with Galatasaray he will be in to the final year of his deal with the Hammers . (more...)
Nassar to hear yet more victims' testimonies Nassar to hear yet more victims' testimonies
- January 22, 2018

Nassar faces 60 years in federal prison for possession of child pornography, and pleaded guilty to counts of sexual assault. In addition, three USAG board members have resigned.?Chairman Paul Parilla, vice chairman Jay Binder and treasurer Bitsy Kelley are out effective January 21. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp unaware of any approaches for Daniel Sturridge Jurgen Klopp unaware of any approaches for Daniel Sturridge
- January 22, 2018

Their issue is clear: they don't score enough goals. Carlos Carvalhal is boosted by the news that Wilfried Bony is fit to start, but fellow striker Tammy Abraham - who has missed the last four matches - will face a late fitness test on a hip injury. (more...)
Kepa Arrizabalaga ends Real Madrid speculation by signing Athletic Bilbao deal Kepa Arrizabalaga ends Real Madrid speculation by signing Athletic Bilbao deal
- January 22, 2018

Due to be out of contract in the summer, Kepa was widely expected to seal a €25m move to the Bernabeu this month to compete with existing number one Keylor Navas. He was loaned out to second division sides Ponferradina and Valladolid to gain experience and has represented Spain at every level from U-18 to full global, making his debut against Costa Rica in November 2017. (more...)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp wants more consistency from his side Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp wants more consistency from his side
- January 22, 2018

It isn't a huge gap, but if they don't pick up points in their next three matches, they would be in a perilous position. Salah has been one of the best signings Liverpool have made in recent windows as the Egypt global has scored 18 goals in Premier League play. (more...)

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