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'Harry Kane superior to Romelu Lukaku' 'Harry Kane superior to Romelu Lukaku'
- February 01, 2018

Spurs produced a dominant display over the underwhelming Red Devils in their Premier League encounter, with Kane leading the line with aplomb to allow playmakers Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen to dictate the midfield proceedings. The contrast between him and Lukaku was so evident, it was unbelievable. That's a real number nine. Kane may not have got on the scoresheet, but the Spurs number nine still showed how much quality he possesses. (more...)
Goodell defends refusing veteran group's ad in Super Bowl program Goodell defends refusing veteran group's ad in Super Bowl program
- February 01, 2018

Goodell said he has heard from a lot of veterans in the past year and has listened to what they have to say. On Tuesday, during an appearance on ESPN Radio, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell doubled-down on the NFL's decision by re-affirming the league's stance that the AMVETS ad was political. (more...)
No 'automatic' Oly participation for 28 cleared Russians - IOC No 'automatic' Oly participation for 28 cleared Russians - IOC
- February 01, 2018

It added: "The evidence put forward by the International Olympic Committee in relation to this matter did not have the same weight in each individual case". "We're going to hope that we still make it to these Olympic Games". "It is a hard question", the Kremlin spokesman added, noting Russian officials would continue talking to the IOC. (more...)
LeBron James Calls Out NBA Double Standard For Players LeBron James Calls Out NBA Double Standard For Players
- February 01, 2018

Miami is 16-11 when playing on the road, and they have won back to back games. The Cleveland Cavaliers are 29-19 on the season, and third in the Eastern Conference. Miami was beaten 108-97 by the Cavs on November 28 but trailed by as many as 34 points in the game. -Goran Dragic led the Heat in scoring with 18 points. (more...)
Joe Schmidt names Stockdale, Ryan and Aki in team to play France Joe Schmidt names Stockdale, Ryan and Aki in team to play France
- February 01, 2018

In the centre, Bundee Aki partners Robbie Henshaw , while among the replacements , there are returns for hooker Sean Cronin, backrow Dan Leavy and out-half Joey Carbery. Leavy is included in the replacements as is scrumhalf Kieran Marmion, who won his tussle with Leinster's Luke McGrath to fulfil the role as back-up to Conor Murray . (more...)
Former NBA player, wife killed in auto crash Former NBA player, wife killed in auto crash
- February 01, 2018

Labelle was 31, and Butler was 38. Numerous teams that Butler played on have released statements, with the Miami Heat saying, " We are deeply saddened by the passing of Rasual Butler and his wife, Leah LaBelle ". The pair were travelling in the early hours of Wednesday morning when Rasual lost control of the auto and collided with the curb. The vehicle continued in a northwest direction and collided with three parking meters, a concrete wall and several other objects before flipping over ... (more...)
Confident Patriots fan gets Super Bowl LII tattoo Confident Patriots fan gets Super Bowl LII tattoo
- February 01, 2018

It's easy to see why. Silva attended the Super Bowl in 1978, which was held in the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana, a turnover-filled contest in which the Dallas Cowboys defeated the Denver Broncos , 27-10. During his session with the media, Brady was asked by WBZ-TV's Steve Burton if he had ever been bitten by a dog. For New England, having Brady at 100 percent is certainly a very encouraging sign for the team. (more...)
Giroud completes move to Chelsea Giroud completes move to Chelsea
- February 01, 2018

I'm really happy to be here", said Aubameyang, according to Arsenal . Tuesday's defeat by Swansea was forgotten in the excitement which greeted Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's £60m arrival from Borussia Dortmund, and a morale-boosting Deadline Day got even better with news of Mesut Ozil's is set to sign a new contract at the Emirates Stadium. (more...)
National Basketball Association roundup: LeBron leads Cavs past Miami National Basketball Association roundup: LeBron leads Cavs past Miami
- February 01, 2018

The loss dropped Miami to 1.5 games behind Cleveland for third-place in the East. On the night's final play, Johnson was pinned against the baseline by James and didn't get the shot off in time . 3 Cleveland . The Cavaliers are 5.5 games behind the top seeded Boston Celtics. Heat: Continue a four-game trip Friday in Philadelphia. "If we can get rid of the lulls, we'll be good". (more...)
Final 2017 results show healthy growth, yields for airfreight industry Final 2017 results show healthy growth, yields for airfreight industry
- February 01, 2018

Global passenger traffic soared 7.9 per cent in 2017 compared to 2016. Of the more established markets, Europe saw demand increase by 11.8 percent in 2017, with North America reporting a 7.9 percent uplift, just beating Asia Pacific on 7.8 percent. (more...)
Radio Host Suspended After Calling Tom Brady's Daughter 'Annoying Pissant' Radio Host Suspended After Calling Tom Brady's Daughter 'Annoying Pissant'
- February 01, 2018

Brady said the comment was "very disappointing". But I certainly don't think that my children or any other children really deserve to be in that. He also said he would evaluate if he would appear on the station again. "I certainly hope the guy is not fired". Kevin Youkilis, the former Red Sox infielder who is married to Brady's sister Julie, shared his thoughts on Twitter on Monday. (more...)
Von Miller Wants Denver to Get Kirk Cousins Von Miller Wants Denver to Get Kirk Cousins
- February 01, 2018

When it comes to the fourth quarter, Smith may be the quarterback you want of the two . "My year with him was one of my favorite years in football". Now, the 22-year-old will join the Chiefs' defense to play alongside cornerback Marcus Peters and safety Eric Berry. As one of the reporters walked away, he said, "maybe we'll talk in a few months". (more...)
Transfer window in numbers Transfer window in numbers
- February 01, 2018

Elsewhere, Newcastle are continuing their hunt for a striker, Liverpool could make a move for a goalkeeper and Manchester United could also make a surprise late move. "Where observers once identified "The Big Five" and then "The Big Three", European football, thanks to the Premier League, seems to be rapidly heading to "The One and Only", said Chadwick, who also claimed Manchester City's recent spending spree was fuelled by "a soft-power scuffle" between their Abu Dhabi-based owners and ... (more...)
Brighton & Hove Albion grab vital point at Southampton Brighton & Hove Albion grab vital point at Southampton
- February 01, 2018

Brighton , though, began in lively fashion and could have been ahead in the first minute. He showed an incredibly poor amount of awareness when trying to clear the ball up field and Pierre-Emile Højbjerg got in the way of it, deflecting the clearance back over Ryan and onto the crossbar - nearly a much-needed piece of luck for Southampton to draw level. (more...)
Mesut Ozil reaches agreement with Arsenal in light of Aubameyang's £56m capture Mesut Ozil reaches agreement with Arsenal in light of Aubameyang's £56m capture
- February 01, 2018

The Germany worldwide is said to have finalised terms on a new three-and-a-half-year deal worth $NZD675,000 a week, bringing months of speculation over his future to an end. Mohamed Elneny says Ozil has given Arsenal more stability by signing a new deal. The north London club have been in talks with Ozil since last season and look to have finally made a breakthrough. (more...)
Seoul: North Korea cancels pre-Olympic joint cultural event Seoul: North Korea cancels pre-Olympic joint cultural event
- February 01, 2018

One Russian athlete who didn't receive an International Olympic Committee invitation, biathlon world champion Anton Shipulin, was in the audience along with boxer Alexander Povetkin, who has twice had title fights called off after testing positive for banned substances. (more...)
Manchester United vs. Tottenham: Spurs score second fastest BPL goal ever Manchester United vs. Tottenham: Spurs score second fastest BPL goal ever
- February 01, 2018

Manchester United's Comedy duo... You can win a game if you're ready to fight. "Not a title contender because they are too far away, but I say honestly they are a Champions League contender. Fighting for what we are fighting for now but with different ammunition. It's also worth remembering that Pochettino's men have only suffered one home league defeat since the start of last season. (more...)
Taboo North Korean flag raised in South for Olympics
- February 01, 2018

They can be happy and proud of what they have achieved in recent months because the reports they received are very positive, he said. North Korean flags were also raised at the other athletes' village in Pyeongchang and stadiums in both Pyeongchang and Gangneung, where North Korean athletes are expected to compete during the February 9-25 games, according to Pyeongchang's Olympic Organizing Committee. (more...)
Everton loan young striker Ademola Lookman to RB Leipzig Everton loan young striker Ademola Lookman to RB Leipzig
- February 01, 2018

On Monday, Allardyce said Lookman was unavailable for a loan move after the departure of winger Aaron Lennon to Burnley . "It is one of the most unusual situations I've been in", said Allarydce. The 20-year-old made 24 appearances for the Toffees and scored three goals in all competitions. "It has not affected the result, I'm glad to say, but it could have easily have done that", he said. (more...)
Everything we know about the Olympics so far
- February 01, 2018

Still, the CAS rulings will be seen as a victory for Russian Federation, which has long denied it ran a state-backed doping program. Pyongyang plans to send 22 athletes. Re-tests of samples from previous Olympic Games have yielded positive results, causing several athletes to be stripped of their medals. The IOC a year ago banned 43 Russians over doping offenses at the Sochi Olympics, ruling they had been part of a scheme to dope. (more...)
Do away goals count in the Copa del Rey? Do away goals count in the Copa del Rey?
- February 01, 2018

With Coutinho's arrival, the manager should revert to a 4-3-3, with Sergio Busquets at the base of the 3-man midfield. Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are also expected to remain in the starting XI but there are question marks over whether Coutinho will start. (more...)
$4.14 Billion in Sales Expected for CBRE Group Inc (CBG) This Quarter
- February 01, 2018

The stock decreased 1.47% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $45.66. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. raised its holdings in shares of CBRE Group by 1.4% during the 2nd quarter. Asset Mgmt One Comm owns 476,335 shares or 0.04% of their U.S. portfolio. Fincl Bank Of New York Mellon reported 1.10M shares. Moreover, Bridgeway Cap Mgmt Inc has 0.11% invested in CBRE Group , Inc. (more...)
West Ham suspend Tony Henry over comments about African players West Ham suspend Tony Henry over comments about African players
- February 01, 2018

A West Ham United spokesman afterwards told Daily Star Online: "The Club can confirm that Director of Player Recruitment Tony Henry has been suspended pending a full and thorough investigation". He's left, so great. "I don't know what you are trying to get at here". "But the likes of Sakho have caused mayhem". Henry reportedly denied he was being discriminatory and highlighted Senegal's Cheikhou Kouyate as "a great player for us". (more...)
NBC Adds 'SNL' Cast Member to Olympics Coverage NBC Adds 'SNL' Cast Member to Olympics Coverage
- February 01, 2018

It remains unknown whether the IOC will implement any sanctions against those who approved the outdated pictures for the Olympic website, but in guidelines published last Friday, the body said it "will monitor the application of these guidelines prior to and during the PyeongChang 2018". (more...)
North Korea pulls plug on pop festival with the South
- February 01, 2018

The IOC admitted 169 Russian athletes to the Games. Putin said that should the Olympic movement lose its important component of uniting countries, everything will lose its meaning. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it expects to rule this week in the cases of 39 Russian athletes who are appealing International Olympic Committee bans after being found guilty of doping at Sochi. (more...)
De Minaur to make debut for Australia De Minaur to make debut for Australia
- February 01, 2018

The maturing Kyrgios - Australia's No.1 - then faces Struff, who was knocked out of the Australian Open by eventual champion Roger Federer. Hewitt chose de Minaur, ranked No. However, the retired Hewitt ruled himself out of a Cup comeback despite a stunning run to the Australian Open doubles quarter-finals with Sam Groth. (more...)
Perth Scorchers beat Sydney Thunder to make Women's Big Bash League final Perth Scorchers beat Sydney Thunder to make Women's Big Bash League final
- February 01, 2018

Fellow White Fern Rachel Priest made 25 off 19 balls opening for the Thunder, who were set 148 to win, but could only make 120-8 from their 20 overs at Perth Stadium. Fran Wilson provided some resistance for the Sydney side, blasting 46 from 28 balls, but she was let down by the rest of the side, with seven batters failing to make double figures. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski says he thinks he'll play in Super Bowl LII
- February 01, 2018

He returned to practice last week, and while he may not have been a full participate he looked like his usual, dominant self. Gronkowski was listed as "OUT" on the Patriots' injury report Friday, meaning he would not have played if New England had a game this Sunday. (more...)
Grizzlies' Evans to sit until trade Grizzlies' Evans to sit until trade
- February 01, 2018

A 6-foot-6 guard that's averaged 19.5 points per game and shot at an impressive 45.8 percent clip this season - and on the heels of an 11-of-17 shooting night with 27 points and four assists in just 26 minutes of a January 29 win over the Suns - intrigued has come with the Grizzlies' decision to sit Evans as a scratch until a trade is facilitated. (more...)
Rozier, subbing for Irving, powers Celtics by Knicks Rozier, subbing for Irving, powers Celtics by Knicks
- February 01, 2018

Morris, who departed the game in the third quarter after an ugly-looking fall following a dunk, finished with a Celtic-leading 20 points in 19 minutes off the bench. A game-changing performance was exactly what Stevens was hoping for out of Rozier, since the team was nearly completely depleted of its ball handlers. (more...)

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