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Baseball Hall of Fame Baseball Hall of Fame
- January 25, 2018

Hall of Fame voters can vote for a maximum 10 players in any given year, leaving many Hall of Fame-worthy players off their ballot. The stigma of performance-enhancing drugs that hangs over his career has thus far kept one of the greatest pitchers in major league history out of Cooperstown. (more...)
San Jose Sharks Joe Thornton Out Several Weeks After MCL Tear San Jose Sharks Joe Thornton Out Several Weeks After MCL Tear
- January 25, 2018

I'm an optimist by nature, and so is Jumbo. Thornton appeared to incur the injury late in the third period after a collision with linemate Mikkel Boedker . The Sharks picked up a point, losing the contest 5-4 in overtime. This is the second major knee injury for Thornton in the past year, as he had surgery on his left knee after last season after tearing his MCL and ACL. (more...)
NCAA begins investigation into Michigan State's handling of Larry Nassar NCAA begins investigation into Michigan State's handling of Larry Nassar
- January 25, 2018

Nassar's sentencing followed the powerful testimony of 156 of his accusers, who recounted emotionally charged, agonizing memories inside a MI court of how they were sexually abused - mostly as minors - by the once-respected sports doctor under the guise of medical care over almost two decades. (more...)
Blue Jackets send Dubinsky home for personal issues Blue Jackets send Dubinsky home for personal issues
- January 25, 2018

According to Aaron Portzline of The Athletic (subscription required), who first reported the news, Dubinsky is dealing with "ongoing personal issues that have hampered his season and could threaten his career". The Blue Jackets were in Las Vegas for a four-day stretch at the time Dubinsky was sent home. The club and my client decided that this was best. In December, the 31-year-old fractured his orbital bone during a fight in an injury that was slated to keep Dubinsky out of the lineup for ... (more...)
MSU trustee further embarrasses the university with tone-deaf comments MSU trustee further embarrasses the university with tone-deaf comments
- January 24, 2018

More recently, Michigan State trustee Joel Ferguson downplayed the Nassar scandal , calling the issue "this Nassar thing" on a radio show and backing president Lou Anna Simon, who's been under pressure. Other alumni have sent communication expressing support for Simon and what the trustees are trying to do, Ferguson said. Ferguson said the external investigation can only be good for the university. (more...)
Blake Bortles: 'I would be thrilled' to stay with Jaguars
- January 24, 2018

ET March 14). The Jacksonville Jaguars made a few questionable coaching decisions during Sunday's AFC Championship game. On Monday, Marrone attributed that decision to trying to ensure nothing bad would happen and Jacksonville would be able to take a lead into the locker room. (more...)
Tri femenil Sub 20 consigue su segunda victoria en el Premundial
- January 24, 2018

El primer tiempo finalizó con la ventaja para el Tri femenil sobre sus rivales. Las mexicanas estuvieron cerca de aumentar el marcador, pero no tuvieron la contundencia como el pasado viernes ante las jamaicanas para poner más goles en la pizarra. (more...)
Share Repurchase Plan Initiated by Lincoln National (LNC) Board
- January 24, 2018

Deutsche Bank started coverage on Lincoln National in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. In other news, Director Michael F. Mee sold 13,574 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 9th. Finally, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its holdings in shares of Lincoln National by 97.5% during the third quarter. Finally, Denali Advisors LLC increased its stake in Lincoln National by 155.1% during the 3rd quarter. (more...)
Burnley v Manchester United - Story of the match Burnley v Manchester United - Story of the match
- January 24, 2018

The Red Devils picked up their fifth win in six away outings through Anthony Martial's strike early in the second half - one of their rare sights of goal in Saturday's tight affair. Martial's cracking victor edged a tight game against Burnley and Lukaku was the player to set up the chance for his team-mate. "When we perform like that against some of these superpower clubs, then I'm very, very pleased with how far we've come as a team". (more...)
Kyle Kuzma Dominant as Lakers Shock Kyrie Irving, Celtics Kyle Kuzma Dominant as Lakers Shock Kyrie Irving, Celtics
- January 24, 2018

Kyrie Irving is averaging 24.5 points and five assists while Jaylen Brown is averaging 14.3 points and 5.6 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers look for another victory after winning six of their last eight games. Larry Nance Jr . found some space for a simple dunk during the fourth quarter of tonight's Boston Celtics-Los Angeles Lakers matchup. That game was played at Boston's TD Garden. (more...)
Liverpool midfielder Wijnaldum: Poor first-half cost us against Swansea Liverpool midfielder Wijnaldum: Poor first-half cost us against Swansea
- January 24, 2018

Liverpool became the first team to defeat Pep Guardiola's side in the Premier League this season with a 4-3 victory at Anfield on January 14, but they were brought back down to earth by Swansea on Monday. "I broke it a long time ago, so it does not look good", Fernandez said. I am a human being, not just a professional manager. "I am sure I am not the first manager who has a problem". (more...)
Cavs close to a deal for struggling Kings guard Cavs close to a deal for struggling Kings guard
- January 24, 2018

Hill signed a three-year, $57 million contract with the Kings as a free agent over the summer. Sacramento now owns the worst record in the National Basketball Association (13-33) and Hill is reportedly unhappy. However, with the Kings contacting the Mavs, it signifies that they are willing to make the deal happen which is good news for the Cavs if they are indeed very much interested in adding Goerge Hill to their fold. (more...)
Several USA Gymnastics executives resign in wake of Nassar sex abuse scandal Several USA Gymnastics executives resign in wake of Nassar sex abuse scandal
- January 24, 2018

The top three board members of USA Gymnastics , the sport's governing body, have resigned amid a widening scandal over unimpeded sexual abuse against young female gymnasts. He started in his position as national medical coordinator for USA Gymnastics in 1996. Nassar faces up to 125 years in prison after pleading guilty to seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. (more...)
Top Seed Halep Eases Into Australian Open Quarter Final Top Seed Halep Eases Into Australian Open Quarter Final
- January 24, 2018

Keys, who didn't play at Melbourne Park past year because of off-season wrist surgery, is the only American woman left in the draw. "She's hitting the ball so hard, the serve is also really fast, so I was just trying from the beginning, like I played the whole week, just going out there, playing my game and enjoying it". (more...)
Satanic Temple's challenge to abortion law heads to Missouri Supreme Court Satanic Temple's challenge to abortion law heads to Missouri Supreme Court
- January 24, 2018

The suit filed by the Satanic Temple states that Doe has the right to reject any medical procedure on religious ground. Doe initially filed the lawsuit in 2015, complaining that Missouri's "Informed Consent" abortion law attempted to convince her that life begins at conception, which contradicted her religious beliefs, the Huff Post wrote. (more...)
Ducks' adjustments are the right recipe against Rangers Ducks' adjustments are the right recipe against Rangers
- January 24, 2018

Rakell extended Anaheim's lead to 5-3 just 30 seconds into the third on the power play off a scrum in front of Pavelec, and Getzlaf scored an empty-netter with 2:21 remaining to cap the scoring. Vancouver went 2-4-1 on a recent seven-game road trip that wrapped around the club's league-mandated bye week, and were just 3-9-2 over its last 14 outings before Tuesday. (more...)
Raiders' Derek Carr admits back injury lingered throughout season Raiders' Derek Carr admits back injury lingered throughout season
- January 24, 2018

Derek Carr will head to his third straight Pro Bowl , as he takes Tom Brady's spot on the AFC roster. Carr averaged 14.5 FanDuel points in 15 contests this season while throwing for 3,496 yards with 22 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. I don't need to know he loves me. He has already told me that about 20 times. "I couldn't let that be a reason why I couldn't do A, B or C". "Hopefully that will give people some insight and hopefully that's the story that gets out, because that's the truth". (more...)
CNN's Jake Tapper Calls Patriots A 'Cheating Team' CNN's Jake Tapper Calls Patriots A 'Cheating Team'
- January 24, 2018

The comments resulted in some blowback from Tapper's Patriots fan colleagues and Twitter followers. So, yeah, Baldwin is rooting for the Eagles to beat New England in Super Bowl LII on February 4. The investigations Tapper was referring to are known as " Spygate " and " Deflategate ". Yet another notable CNN figure, national security correspondent Jim Sciutto, joined the fray . (more...)
Mets' COO defends payroll Mets' COO defends payroll
- January 24, 2018

That changed Tuesday, when COO Jeff Wilpon finally addressed the elephant in the room during the team's annual beat writer luncheon at Citi Field. "There's nobody going out there and trying to not win and not do their best to not put us in the absolute best position to win". (more...)
LSU ranked No. 17 in Baseball America preseason top 25 LSU ranked No. 17 in Baseball America preseason top 25
- January 24, 2018

The preseason recognition comes after Mize was named a Preseason Second Team All-American by Collegiate Baseball in December and a First Team All-American by Perfect Game/Rawlings earlier this month. Fitt's colleague, Kendall Rogers, added in response to another question that the Gamecocks were "heavily in the discussion for our Top 25" and predicted that they would make the NCAA tournament for the 17th time in the last 19 years. (more...)
Super Bowl, super-expensive ticket prices Super Bowl, super-expensive ticket prices
- January 24, 2018

To help alleviate this stress, ticket provider StubHub is launching a new feature for its iOS app that uses augmented reality to help fans get familiar with the stadium before they even step foot inside of it. The cheapest ticket on resale markets for the Patriots-Eagles Super Bowl is $4,370, according to TicketIQ. The routes will extend to U.S. Bank Stadium to the east, the Minneapolis Convention Center to the south, Target Field to teh west and 3rd Street to the north. (more...)
Arsenal, Manchester United Finalize Swap Deal For Sanchez And Mkhitaryan Arsenal, Manchester United Finalize Swap Deal For Sanchez And Mkhitaryan
- January 24, 2018

Jose Mourinho expects Manchester United will soon sign Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez after he missed the London side's win over Crystal Palace to travel north to discuss the switch. In signing 29-year-old Sanchez, United have smashed their wage structure which had previously seen Pogba the highest paid on £200,000-a-week. "It was maybe his last contract and of course the financial aspect is important". (more...)
West Brom prepared to usher in defender Ali Gabr on mortgage West Brom prepared to usher in defender Ali Gabr on mortgage
- January 24, 2018

Pardew has understandably been searching for centre-back cover during the current window with so much uncertainty surrounding Evans' future and looks to have settled on Gabr, whom West Brom will reportedly loan until the end of the season on a deal that includes the option of a £1.1m permanent purchase with a 15% sell-on clause, per the Express and Star . (more...)
James Bettcher to be Giants defensive coordinator, report says James Bettcher to be Giants defensive coordinator, report says
- January 24, 2018

Bettcher met with the Giants in Mobile, Alabama on Tuesday afternoon, while he was in town for the Senior Bowl. When asked about the team's defensive scheme, Cardinals coach Steve Wilks said, "If it's not broke, don't fix it". And there's a chance Shurmur could sit down with Steve Spagnuolo, who coached the Giants' defense the past three seasons. Former Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio had been considered the favorite to take over as the Giants defensive coordinator under new head ... (more...)
Morocco launch 2026 Fifa World Cup bid logo Morocco launch 2026 Fifa World Cup bid logo
- January 24, 2018

In 2010, the tournament was hosted by South Africa as the continent staged the World Cup for first - and so far only - time in its history. "We can't control the politics", U.S. Mexico and Canada would host 10 matches each. While many countries have little chance of qualifying, they still have a stake in ensuring the World Cup is profitable, Gulati pointed out. (more...)
Eagles Fan Who Ran Into Subway Pole in Viral Video Speaks Out Eagles Fan Who Ran Into Subway Pole in Viral Video Speaks Out
- January 24, 2018

After losing quarterback Carson Wentz for the season, the Eagles may have had a mild panic attack when Nick Foles underwent x-rays on his ribs. But things didn't quite work out that way. But upon review, it was easy to see he had trapped the ball. We were able to get out of bounds on a couple of those plays so we were able to save our timeouts. (more...)
TL;DR: It's our responsibility to make Jemimah comfortable: Mithali Raj
- January 24, 2018

West Indies is leading the table with six points. India last played the shortest format of the game back in December 2016 when they beat Pakistan to lift the Asia Cup. We [seniors] had a preparatory camp here and a couple of them are coming from the Big Bash League [in Australia]. Mithali felt that getting used to the local conditions before the start of the series will always help. (more...)
Elections: Reps Vote To Amend Electoral Act Elections: Reps Vote To Amend Electoral Act
- January 24, 2018

The new Section 25 (1) states, "Elections into the office of the President and Vice-President, the Governor and Deputy Governor of a state and to the membership of the Senate, the House of Representatives and Houses of Assembly of each state of the federation shall be in the following order; National Assembly elections; state Houses of Assembly and governorship elections; and presidential election". (more...)
How Many Times Have the Patriots Been in the Super Bowl? How Many Times Have the Patriots Been in the Super Bowl?
- January 24, 2018

It was far from a fluke. Take a look at the regular-season rankings in various defensive categories, and you can't miss the Jaguars . The Super Bowl matchup will be set after conference title games featuring three teams that have never won the big game. (more...)
CONFIRMED: Arsenal in talks with Dortmund over Aubameyang CONFIRMED: Arsenal in talks with Dortmund over Aubameyang
- January 24, 2018

Arsenal have increased their offer for striker to £50.9million. "Confident or not confident?" Chief executive Ivan Gazidis was pictured in Dortmund this week and now, Arsene Wenger has been asked about whether he was confident a deal could be completed. (more...)

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