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German Bundesliga Wrap, 28 January 2018 German Bundesliga Wrap, 28 January 2018
- January 31, 2018

Leverkusen could ask Chelsea or Arsenal for double the 13.5 million euros (S$22m) they paid Belgian club Genk for Bailey in January 2017. However, the German side have ruled out selling him in January's transfer window and the Jamaican is under contract until June 2022. (more...)
Cuomo aide mocks hairline of GOP Senate deputy who criticized governor Cuomo aide mocks hairline of GOP Senate deputy who criticized governor
- January 31, 2018

He said young people are leaving the state, and those left behind are struggling financially and have become dependent on social services for survival. State Senator John DeFrancisco officially announced on Tuesday that he will be running for New York State Governor. The No. 2 in the Republican-led Senate, DeFrancisco has rivals for the Republican gubernatorial nomination in Assembly minority leader Brian Kolb , R- Canandaigua, and former Erie County Executive Joel Giambra . (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United Preview Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United Preview
- January 31, 2018

Despite indifferent results in the recent weeks, the North London side are undefeated in their last six league games and now sit in the fifth spot with 45 points. Tottenham have been handed an injury boost ahead of this crunch top-four clash, with Christian Eriksen, Hugo Lloris , Erik Lamela and Danny Rose all back in contention. (more...)
DeMarcus Cousins breaks silence after his devastating Achilles injury DeMarcus Cousins breaks silence after his devastating Achilles injury
- January 31, 2018

Cousins suffered the injury while trying to tap out a rebound with just under ten seconds remaining in New Orelans' 113-110 win over Houston. Cousins, who will miss the remainder of the season as he recovers, has dubbed his comeback "The Resurgence". (more...)
Daley Blind negotiating move to AS Roma Daley Blind negotiating move to AS Roma
- January 31, 2018

Blind's versatility would no doubt make him an attractive proposition for Roma , as he can play either on the left side of defence or midfield. The 55-year-old clearly prefers the know-how of Ashley Young and athleticism of Luke Shaw at left-back in league games, and has shown great reluctance to use Blind at centre-back. (more...)
How Marin Cilic Can Spoil Roger Federer's 20th Slam Plan How Marin Cilic Can Spoil Roger Federer's 20th Slam Plan
- January 31, 2018

Laver has been involved in the on-court presentations in the past, witnessing Federer's tears at close range. Not easily, but they can get there from time to time. It took just over an hour for Roger Federer to fix one anomalous statistic in his extraordinary career. Making matters worse is the broadcaster robbed fans of roughly two-to-three games in a second set that only lasted a total of seven games before Chung was forced to retire. (more...)
Matip laments 'killing' Liverpool's FA Cup hopes Matip laments 'killing' Liverpool's FA Cup hopes
- January 31, 2018

Earlier, fourth-tier Newport eyed one of the all-time great upsets against eight-time FA Cup winners Tottenham thanks to Padraig Amond's first-half goal. "We waited so long to wait for the decisions, the stadium went flat and every goal was a bit of a mockery because we were waiting for the decision". "When we got the introduction about VAR, they have a lot of screens where they can watch it from different angles so make a decision and go". (more...)
Gov. McMaster asks South Carolinians to 'Stand for the Flag' Gov. McMaster asks South Carolinians to 'Stand for the Flag'
- January 31, 2018

The GOP governor issued an official proclamation titled "Stand for the Flag Super Bowl Sunday" to recognize and honor the sacrifices of those who served, the Post and Courier reported . Such protests have become more common in major sporting events since 2016, when former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the song in silent protest against police brutality and systemic oppression of black Americans. (more...)
Shaquem Griffin gets invite to NFL Combine after previously complaining of snub Shaquem Griffin gets invite to NFL Combine after previously complaining of snub
- January 31, 2018

Of note, combine invites don't come out at once so the entire confirmed list takes a while to be put together. Griffin shared the news of his invite in a video on Twitter, saying: "I want to let you all know I got invited to the National Football League combine". (more...)
PSG include new signing Diarra for Cup semi-final PSG include new signing Diarra for Cup semi-final
- January 31, 2018

Brazilian defender Marquinhos tapped in after half-time, before Giovani Lo Celso was gifted PSG's third goal by a awful mistake from home goalkeeper Abdoulaye Diallo. The home side thought they had equalised two minutes before the break, when Khazri forced his way into space in the area before prodding the ball past Kevin Trapp, but the goal was disallowed for a handball after a VAR review. (more...)
Cain Velasquez & Alexander Gustafsson Comment On UFC 226 Super Fight Cain Velasquez & Alexander Gustafsson Comment On UFC 226 Super Fight
- January 31, 2018

When "DC" made a decision to move down to 205 pounds, it was because Velasquez was the UFC heavyweight champion at the time. Facing off Cormier, Miocic will be seeking his fourth consecutive heavyweight title defense, following his most recent victory against Francis Ngannou at UFC 220 earlier this month. (more...)
Arsene Wenger reveals why he benched Henrikh Mkhitaryan for Swansea clash Arsene Wenger reveals why he benched Henrikh Mkhitaryan for Swansea clash
- January 31, 2018

The remnants of that deal, the permanent reminder that it happened, was sat on the bench at the Liberty Stadium . Mkhitaryan is set to make his Arsenal bow at the Liberty Stadium after joining from Manchester United in exchange for Alexis Sanchez last week. (more...)
Dolphins Hire Pair Of Ex-Lions Assistant Coaches Dolphins Hire Pair Of Ex-Lions Assistant Coaches
- January 31, 2018

The person confirmed the hirings to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the Dolphins hadn't announced them. Oden has served as an National Football League assistant since 2004, working with the Texans , Saints , Jaguars , Buccaneers and Lions as either the assistant defensive backs coach or the lead DB coach. (more...)
How Liverpool have ruined Arsenal's hopes of signing Evans How Liverpool have ruined Arsenal's hopes of signing Evans
- January 31, 2018

Whether Arsenal push for the move with a substantial bid remains to be seen. According to The Mirror on Monday, Evans could have been Arsenal's this month for £20m, but Pardew now expects the Northern Ireland worldwide to stay at The Hawthorns. (more...)
Manchester City close to Aymeric Laporte deal Manchester City close to Aymeric Laporte deal
- January 31, 2018

The Basque club thanked Laporte for his contributions during his long stay at the side that developed him into one of Europe's most talented young defenders. City are believed to have been willing to pay Southampton £60m for Van Dijk but pulled out when they discovered the asking price had been raised to £75m. (more...)
FBI Deputy Director McCabe steps down amid pressure FBI Deputy Director McCabe steps down amid pressure
- January 31, 2018

The news wasn't a total shock, as McCabe had been expected to retire later this year. McCabe's exit follows WaPo's report by one week. McCabe began his career at the agency in 1996 as a special agent investigating organised crime. The change at the top of the beleaguered agency comes amid a growing scandal concerning the apparent politicization of its senior ranks. Why did Trump criticise McCabe? Trump's dislike for McCabe dates to October 2016, when news stories revealed that ... (more...)
Wales name team for Six Nations opener against Scotland Wales name team for Six Nations opener against Scotland
- January 31, 2018

Scarlets' achievement at reaching the European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 2007 has been strongly rewarded by Wales head coach Warren Gatland for the Six Nations Championship opener on Saturday. Hadleigh Parkes of Wales looks back towards Andries Coetzee of South Africa as he scores his sides third try during the global match between Wales and South Africa at Principality Stadium. (more...)
Pochettino dismisses reports Chelsea want Llorente Pochettino dismisses reports Chelsea want Llorente
- January 31, 2018

Regardless, Chelsea are continuing to test Arsenal's resolve as the board see the 31-year-old forward as a ideal fit to provide competition for Morata. Earlier in the window, there were discussions between Chelsea and Tottenham over a swap deal between Llorente and Batshuayi. Arsenal have agreed to sell the experienced striker to their London rivals today. (more...)
Chelsea wing-back Kenedy: I want to grab this Newcastle opportunity Chelsea wing-back Kenedy: I want to grab this Newcastle opportunity
- January 31, 2018

And some fans fear another disappointment would lead to Benitez's exit. "Still we have one day for doing business". After that, still we can analyse where we are. I will concentrate on the game and ensure we will not lose focus on that. I understand. I have been here for a while and I understand the feelings of everyone. (more...)
Pistons lose 8th straight, fall at Cleveland 121-104 Pistons lose 8th straight, fall at Cleveland 121-104
- January 31, 2018

Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love scored at least 15 points in each of the games he played in the month of December, including eclipsing the 20-point mark 10 times, as well as a season-high 31 against the Warriors. Channing Frye also had a solid night with seven points and seven rebounds, including an effective performance during the crucial fourth quarter. As of Sunday morning, 58 percent of public bets have come in on the visiting Pistons. (more...)
Roger Goodell Says He Doesn't See Dan Snyder Changing Redskins' Nickname
- January 31, 2018

One day after the Cleveland Indians announced they would no longer use Chief Wahoo as a logo after this season, National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell said he did not see the Washington Redskins' nickname changing. We hope he chooses the latter'. The Change the Mascot campaign has been a long-standing critic of the Redskins' name, but Snyder has resisted calls to change his team's nickname and logo. (more...)
Chelsea agree £18M fee with Premier League rivals to sign France worldwide Chelsea agree £18M fee with Premier League rivals to sign France worldwide
- January 31, 2018

The Daily Telegraph report that Chelsea are hoping to clinch a move for Giroud , which will see Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang join Arsenal and Michy Batshuayi head to Borussia Dortmund . It comes as Antonio Conte looks to strengthen his attacking options, with Llorente long admired by the Chelsea boss. Chelsea are also said to be in the market for some defensive cover, which should arrive in the shape of Emerson Palmieri of Roma. (more...)
Proposal would let NCAA athletes switch immediately after a training change Proposal would let NCAA athletes switch immediately after a training change
- January 31, 2018

The proposal would also permit players "to transfer without sitting out a season (as now mandated by NCAA rules) in the event a postseason ban is handed down by the NCAA as punishment to their program". Patterson could get a waiver to be immediately eligible at MI in 2018. According to Dodd's report, one area that is likely going to change for sure is schools' ability to block students from transferring to another school. (more...)
Athletics Acquire Brandon Moss From Royals For Pitchers Athletics Acquire Brandon Moss From Royals For Pitchers
- January 30, 2018

It figures to prove hard, as Moss batted an ugly.207/.279/.428 last season and there are still plenty of power bats available. The Athletics are already well set up at any position Moss would play - Khris Davis at DH, Matt Olson at first base, Matt Joyce and Stephen Piscotty in the corner outfield - so Moss appears to be in line for a bench role. (more...)
West Ham United's Arthur Masuaku gets six-match ban for spitting West Ham United's Arthur Masuaku gets six-match ban for spitting
- January 30, 2018

West Ham United have told Manchester City-owned goalkeeper Joe Hart that he can not leave in the January transfer window, according to The Times . Saville's transfer would be a controversial one between two rivals but he is a quality player and looks much better value than some of the Premier League options he has examined so far this window. (more...)
David Beckham Wants to See Zlatan Ibrahimovic in MLS - at Some Point David Beckham Wants to See Zlatan Ibrahimovic in MLS - at Some Point
- January 30, 2018

He made his comeback quicker than expected, but now it appears that Zlatan was rushed back into action, with the Swede now desperately struggling for fitness. He's a beast. No matter how you talk about him, he's one of the best players and best people. The Manchester United forward has been linked with a move to Beckham's ex-club, the LA Galaxy , but Beckham believes Ibrahimovic would benefit more from staying with the Red Devils for now. (more...)
Alex Smith Wishes He Was In Control Of Future Alex Smith Wishes He Was In Control Of Future
- January 30, 2018

It appears, however, that Smith - who has one year remaining on his contract - has reservations about potentially coming to Cleveland. That said, he also knows the writing is on the wall. Although Smith said he wishes he could be in control of his 2018 destiny, he hopes he'll be staying in Kansas City. He showed that when he was supplanted in San Francisco only to thrive in Kansas City. (more...)
Super Bowl to score record share of TV ad revenue Super Bowl to score record share of TV ad revenue
- January 30, 2018

The Patriots coaching staff could undergo some big changes. "The New England Patriots find a way to make a play when no one else seems to be able to do that", Theismann said . ET with Road to the Super Bowl , and then a pre-game show will start at 1 p.m. ET. "He understands the pressure of not only playing in this game but playing in Philly and everything that's involved in that". (more...)
Isaiah Thomas Angrily Fires Back at Those Criticizing His Defense Isaiah Thomas Angrily Fires Back at Those Criticizing His Defense
- January 30, 2018

Thomas says that while he did ask Love why he wasn't at the game to support the team, he didn't call him out. That was it. Nothing more or less. Some saw it as a shot by Love at Thomas' less-than-average height. I'm not sure. Maybe he was trying to be amusing. At some point, hopefully, they put this all behind them and get back to playing basketball. ". There's nothing between me and Kevin Love , at all. (more...)
LPGA star Suzann Pettersen on Trump: 'I've learned lots from him' LPGA star Suzann Pettersen on Trump: 'I've learned lots from him'
- January 30, 2018

But now comes a new perspective. "He cheats like hell.so I don't quite know how he is in business", Pettersen told Verdens Gang . Given that President Trump isn't such a straight shooter in the facts department , it might not surprise you to learn that he cheats at golf. (more...)

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