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Pandora Announces Restructuring Plans: Reduce Workforce, Focus on Ad-Tech & Audience Development Pandora Announces Restructuring Plans: Reduce Workforce, Focus on Ad-Tech & Audience Development
- February 01, 2018

Digital music service Pandora has unveiled a major restructuration plan that would see the company save about United States dollars 45 million per year through job cuts and other cost saving measures. The company - which has struggled to compete against rivals including Spotify and Apple Music - now has 2,488 employees, according to data from Thomson Reuters. (more...)
Diamondbacks reportedly sign Avila to two-year deal Diamondbacks reportedly sign Avila to two-year deal
- February 01, 2018

In his 2017 season with Detroit and Chicago, Avila hit.264 with 14 home runs and 49 RBI. James McCann shared the job with Avila last season and will be the regular for the Tigers in 2018. A lifetime.243 hitter, Avila saw a major drop-off after that 2011 season. Chris Iannetta was the one to stand out the most, but he signed with the Colorado Rockies in early December . (more...)
CJ McCollum sets Trail Blazers record with 28 first-quarter points CJ McCollum sets Trail Blazers record with 28 first-quarter points
- February 01, 2018

Damian Lillard chipped in 13 points and seven assists, and Jusuf Nurkic had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Blazers, who never trailed and led by as many as 29 points. The Bulls got as close as 88-68 late in the third quarter. Winning by 16 points (it wasn't even that close), Portland hasn't looked this fantastic as a team since opening night's thrashing of Phoenix. (more...)
Proteas without injured De Villiers for first three India ODIs Proteas without injured De Villiers for first three India ODIs
- February 01, 2018

We feel like we had some good plans in the Test matches to certain batsmen and so if we can keep those guys quiet in the early doors of the series, we feel that we can keep their batting unit under pressure". Forget Test whites, and this group has face up to playing their last World Cup. The third Test proved something every cricket fan knew. So you can figure out in which session when the momentum shifts. (more...)
Sherry Anderson needs to finish pool play at Scotties strong to advance Sherry Anderson needs to finish pool play at Scotties strong to advance
- February 01, 2018

Team Canada and Alberta are atop the Pool B standings with 5-1 records after a pair of wins on Tuesday. Englot closed her round robin at 5-2 on Wednesday afternoon, after a 7-5 loss to Ontario's Hollie Duncan (4-3). In other action, B.C scored three in the 10th end for a 6-5 win over Ontario while Quebec scored twice in the 10th for an 8-6 victory over P.E.I. For starters, after an outright dominant week in Penticton, Manitoba champion Jones suffered her first loss on Wednesday morning. (more...)
Bournemouth hammer sloppy Chelsea at Stamford Bridge
- February 01, 2018

It strikes me that this is a very similar situation to what happened to Batshuayi's Belgian worldwide teammate, Romelu Lukaku at the Stamford Bridge club. "When we won here at Stamford Bridge in our first season in the Premier League , it was a great moment and an historic night but we were backs to the wall and we rode our luck". (more...)
Juventus supremo says Emre Can contract discussions are looking promising Juventus supremo says Emre Can contract discussions are looking promising
- February 01, 2018

The Germany International will see his Liverpool contract expire at the end of the season and Juventus are in talks to sign him as a free agent at the end of the season. Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson was quick to lighten the mood of the interview by adding that, "If he keeps putting man of the match performances in it doesn't matter". (more...)
Stocks Defying Gravity: Eaton Corporation plc (NYSE:ETN)
- February 01, 2018

About 999,652 shares traded. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Haverford Trust Company decreased Eaton Corp Plc ( ETN ) stake by 2.75% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Tdam Usa invested in 0.92% or 204,812 shares. Da Davidson And accumulated 33,950 shares. It turned negative, as 59 investors sold Eaton Corporation plc shares while 280 reduced holdings. (more...)
Michy Batshuayi completes Borussia Dortmund loan move from Chelsea
- February 01, 2018

Batshuayi said: "In order to reach my big goal, I want to play as much as I can and score many goals because there is the World Cup this summer". In summer, the World Cup takes place, ' said the 24-year-old following the transfer. His arrival is meant to fill the void left by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who on deadline day joined Arsenal from Dortmund for a club-record reported fee of £56 million, while Chelsea acquired Olivier Giroud from the Gunners for around £16.25m to provide ... (more...)
NFL Free Agency: Jets will have competition for Kirk Cousins NFL Free Agency: Jets will have competition for Kirk Cousins
- February 01, 2018

Under coach Jay Gruden, Cousins became the first Redskins QB to start all 16 games for three consecutive seasons. He and the Redskins have agreed to a four-year extension that will keep Smith under contract for the next five seasons in all, according to one person familiar with the deliberations. (more...)
Aubameyang: Arsenal complete club-record signing of striker Aubameyang: Arsenal complete club-record signing of striker
- February 01, 2018

The club have allowed the striker to travel overseas after agreeing terms with Dortmund, in a deal that could include an option to buy after an initial six-month loan, but sources close to Chelsea have reiterated that Batshuayi will not be leaving without Giroud heading to Stamford Bridge. (more...)
Travis Kelce learned about Alex Smith's trade on social media Travis Kelce learned about Alex Smith's trade on social media
- February 01, 2018

From the moment the young cornerback's name bubbled to the surface amid the chaos of the trade news breaking Tuesday night, the conclusion was drawn that the Chiefs pulled the fastest of fast ones on their trade partners. "He'll have plenty of suitors, but four teams stand out", said Schefter. He's about to get a raise. The Redskins had the chance to lock up Kirk Cousins to a long-term deal two years ago when he was 27. (more...)
Chelsea stunned 3-0 at home by buoyant Bournemouth Chelsea stunned 3-0 at home by buoyant Bournemouth
- February 01, 2018

FW Eden Hazard , 7 - It's not Hazard's fault that Conte's "false 9" experiments are beginning to look like a fool's errand, nor is it his fault that those behind him lack his creative spark. Alonso should have done better with a header, while Gary Cahill sent another headed opportunity inches over the bar at the near post. Zappacosta's positioning was sometimes suspect, but he looked a threat going forward and set up a decent chance for Marcos Alonso before being substituted midway ... (more...)
Miami Heat vs Cleveland Cavaliers Miami Heat vs Cleveland Cavaliers
- February 01, 2018

Drummond said teammates feed off his energy. "I just wanted to keep the ball between me and the basket and I was able to do that". Two consecutive 3-pointers by Korver cut the Pistons' lead to 103-101 with 6:55 to play. So it's a learning process, and we're still learning each other. Cleveland's rollercoaster season has been compelling viewing, and it will be interesting to see how they deal with the loss of Love. (more...)
Mesut Özil agrees new £300k deal as Arsenal land Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Mesut Özil agrees new £300k deal as Arsenal land Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
- February 01, 2018

The France worldwide will join the Blues on an 18-month contract with an option to extend it for another year after the two clubs agreed a deal worth around £16 million on Wednesday. Unfortunately he couldn't help us. He has always been top class. Sam Clucas equalised for Swansea and then scored his second four minutes from time, but the game turned on a awful error by Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech , which allowed Swansea's Jordan Ayew to put his side 2-1 ahead. (more...)
Diamondbacks to extend netting at Chase Field to end of dugouts Diamondbacks to extend netting at Chase Field to end of dugouts
- February 01, 2018

Last September, a 1-year-old girl was hit in the face by a foul ball at Yankee Stadium and had to spend five days in the hospital. The new netting, which will be in place before the opener on March 29 against Cleveland, will extend to the outside edge of both dugouts and be 11 feet high. (more...)
Suns, Greg Monroe Agree To Buyout; Celtics Expected To Show Interest Suns, Greg Monroe Agree To Buyout; Celtics Expected To Show Interest
- February 01, 2018

He will be available for teams to pick up once he has signed all papers, making him an unrestricted free agent. The Bucks had buried him on the bench before shipping him to Phoenix to match salaries in a trade for guard Eric Bledsoe . Monroe has an expiring contract worth $17.8 million and averaged 10.4 points, 7.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists this season for the Suns . The Celtics may have found a temporary solution to one of their biggest problems this season in the form of a player to ... (more...)
Van Marwijk to coach Socceroos his way Van Marwijk to coach Socceroos his way
- February 01, 2018

New Socceroos Bert van Marwijk has identified the short timeframe to familiarise himself with Australian players before the World Cup as his biggest challenge. "But I already said with Holland as well, we maybe don't have the best players but we can be the best team", he said. "That's very interesting and modern football also says something about how to mark players". (more...)
Former Bills DB Aaron Williams announces retirement Former Bills DB Aaron Williams announces retirement
- February 01, 2018

Former Bills safety Aaron Williams is retiring due to head and neck injuries . Williams began his retirement letter with an apology to Bills fans. You probably remember it. "They all told me that because of my history of concussions and neck issues, their doctors wouldn't clear me to play". Landry was fined $24,309 for the hit. (more...)
West Virginia vs. Iowa State College Basketball Predictions 1/31/18 West Virginia vs. Iowa State College Basketball Predictions 1/31/18
- February 01, 2018

Jevon Carter had 18 points. WVU played the game without senior guard Daxter Miles, who did not make the trip to Iowa State because he was suffering from the flu. Donovan Jackson hit six 3-pointers to help the Cyclones blow by the Mountaineers, 93-77, in Ames, Iowa. The game got away for the Mountaineers and there was no way they could even compete in this one. (more...)
Goodell: 'I'm very concerned' about catch rule Goodell: 'I'm very concerned' about catch rule
- February 01, 2018

The going to the ground rule at least has set criteria. "Our focus is going to continue on building the platforms that the owners and players spent a great deal of time, with unprecedented dialogue, creating all season long", Goodell said when asked about an anthem rule. (more...)
Brady cuts off interview over barb at daughter Brady cuts off interview over barb at daughter
- February 01, 2018

I know I'm a little bit older than most of the guys, but I'm really enjoying it . I think that's just something that's always a work in progress. "Well, I never want to be a detriment to the team", he said , per NFL.com's Jeremy Bergman . (more...)
Floyd Mayweather Taunts Conor McGregor With Video Stepping Into the Cage
- February 01, 2018

What're the odds, paddy? I can go fight in the Octagon. "I'm not doing it, but I'm saying what I could do to make $1 billion quick". This year, UFC is heading back to NY for UFC 223 in Brooklyn on April 7 where Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will battle for the lightweight title - at least that's what president Dana White keeps saying . (more...)
Lucas Moura completes £25m Tottenham move from PSG Lucas Moura completes £25m Tottenham move from PSG
- February 01, 2018

Always good to open with a joke. Jesse Lingard nearly levelled for United, but Phil Jones turned Kieran Trippier's cross into his own net just before the half-hour mark for a two-goal lead which Spurs would not relinquish. Moura, 25, moves to White Hart Lane for an undisclosed fee, reported to be £25million, and could make his debut in Spurs' trip to Liverpool on Sunday. (more...)
Patriots QB has stitches removed from hand Patriots QB has stitches removed from hand
- February 01, 2018

According to Ryan Hannable of WEEI.com, Gronkowski was not spotted by the media during the Patriots' Friday walkthrough at Empower Field House. Tom Brady's hand should not be a problem heading into the Super Bowl. He holds the record for most Super Bowls played in and is tied with former Cowboys/49ers defender Charles Haley for the most rings, with five each. The Patriots tight end participated in a "Madden NFL " event with Eagles running back LeGarrette Blount Tuesday night. (more...)
Juan Mata Extended Another Season at Manchester United Juan Mata Extended Another Season at Manchester United
- February 01, 2018

I think he's used to it. Harry Winks remains out with an ankle injury and Serge Aurier is also sidelined with a calf problem. Manchester United will still try to nick a goal, of course, but there is no way they will go there and look to completely dominate the game or even to try to open Spurs up. (more...)
Seven to broadcast Super Bowl 52 live Monday morning Australian time
- February 01, 2018

In its almost 50-year history, the Houston Astros finally broke through, winning its first ever world championship last season. The Eagles could continue with Zach Ertz at tight end, but he has a potential out in his contract that could only cost Philadelphia $5 million in dead cap. (more...)
IOC President Wishes Successful Winter Olympics in South Korea IOC President Wishes Successful Winter Olympics in South Korea
- February 01, 2018

North Korea is reportedly preparing hundreds of rockets to parade through Pyongyang before the Olympics in an attempt to "scare the hell" out of the US . "The main point of the lecture was that Hyon was utilized in talks with South Korea to promote central party principles such as "gaining the upper hand in negotiations" and "pacing negotiations", the source said. (more...)
Griffin Close To Being Dealt To Detroit Griffin Close To Being Dealt To Detroit
- February 01, 2018

The Clippers sent star power forward Blake Griffin to the Pistons for Tobias Harris, Avery Bradley , Boban Marjanovic, a first-round and a second-round draft pick. Since then, he has missed time with back spasms, a torn left quad, a broken hand, a staph infection, knee surgery, a broken toe, a sprained left MCL and a concussion. (more...)
Gronkowski 'feeling good', confident he'll play Super Bowl
- February 01, 2018

The trouble is, Belichick and New England helped invent the word team. Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Beau Allen is back on his home turf this week for Super Bowl LII . The defense had given up over 30 points in three of the first four games. Of course, Wentz tore his ACL in Week 14, but backup, Nick Foles , is in a position to become the 10th reserve quarterback to win a Super Bowl. (more...)

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