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Steve McClaren on Leeds United shortlist? Steve McClaren on Leeds United shortlist?
- February 05, 2018

The Spaniard leaves with a 43% win rate, and Andrea Radrizzani will now begin the search for a replacement, with a number of names already suggested for the job. Leeds are now rock bottom of the Championship form table over the last six matches and are heading into a run of six games against sides with their own aspirations of promotion. (more...)
Sam Allardyce praises Everton youngsters Tom Davies and Dominic Calvert-Lewin Sam Allardyce praises Everton youngsters Tom Davies and Dominic Calvert-Lewin
- February 05, 2018

Given the extravagant valuations of players in the January transfer window, Everton's securing of Walcott for £20 million rates as one of the bargains of season. Calvert-Lewin scored Everton's goal in the contest, when he headed home from close range. Only Cesc Fabregas has played more key passes per 90 minutes in the Premier League this season than Ozil. (more...)
No Winter Olympics invite for CAS-cleared Russians, says IOC in statement No Winter Olympics invite for CAS-cleared Russians, says IOC in statement
- February 05, 2018

The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday upheld the appeals of the 28 Russians against the Olympic life bans, ruling there was "insufficient" evidence that the athletes had benefited from the doping system at the 2014 Winter Games, hosted by Russia. (more...)
Black Lives Matter protesters arrested after blocking light rail to Super Bowl Black Lives Matter protesters arrested after blocking light rail to Super Bowl
- February 05, 2018

St. Cloud is one of many cities in Minnesota that has sent officers to help out with the enormous security challenge of hosting a Super Bowl . It was 13 degrees at kickoff for Super Bowl XVI in 1982 at the Silverdome, which also was an indoor venue. (more...)
Rask, Bruins finally figure out Maple Leafs Rask, Bruins finally figure out Maple Leafs
- February 05, 2018

The Maple Leafs coach wouldn't have it any other way. "We're doing a good job of getting our game going". The Boston Bruins look to start building a nice winning streak as they play the struggling Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday. Still in the second, Tuukka Rask absolutely robbed Tyler Bozak on one chance and then the Leafs missed on two subsequent open net chances. Now, it's not to suggest that if one of, or both, Morgan Rielly and Ron Hainsey are fit to play on Saturday night against ... (more...)
Malcom: Bordeaux needed me to stay despite interest from Spurs, Arsenal Malcom: Bordeaux needed me to stay despite interest from Spurs, Arsenal
- February 05, 2018

The likes of Manchester United , Arsenal and Tottenham were both linked with moves for the prospect but Bordeaux new manager Gus Poyet and club president Stephane Martin were unanimous in a decision not to let their key player leave during winter. (more...)
Arsenal 5 - 1 Everton: Mkhitaryan sets up three goals Arsenal 5 - 1 Everton: Mkhitaryan sets up three goals
- February 05, 2018

Arsenal hosts Everton in a Premier League matchup Saturday. "It was a pathetic first-half performance". "It was a disaster". Mkhitaryan came close to taking the honours after a fine all-around display, but Ramsey was the star of the show. (more...)
Super Bowl LII: The Right Call Was Made On Zach Ertz's Touchdown Super Bowl LII: The Right Call Was Made On Zach Ertz's Touchdown
- February 05, 2018

The Eagles beat the Patriots 41-33 to Sunday night. Nick Foles was named MVP as he went 28-for-43 for 373 yards, three touchdowns throwing and also caught a touchdown. "I caught the ball right at the first-down line, and I was hoping I got it because it was fourth down and we needed that". Ertz was also on the receiving end of one of the most under-the-radar big plays in the game. (more...)
Tom Brady wins NFL's MVP for a third time Tom Brady wins NFL's MVP for a third time
- February 05, 2018

Quarterbacks will always get the voters' bump and Brady's MVP is his third, previously claiming MVP honors in 2007 and 2010. At 40 years old, Brady becomes by far the oldest player to ever win the award. "The Saints got the rookies and we took home the offensive and defensive" player awards", Gurley noted. New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara was named rookie of the year following a dazzling debut season. (more...)
Reaction to rumoured move for Arsenal's Jack Wilshere Reaction to rumoured move for Arsenal's Jack Wilshere
- February 05, 2018

However, Wilshere's current contract at the Gunners expires at the end of the 2017/18 season and the north London club are offering him a deal that would see him take a pay cut to his £90,000-a-week wages. So Klopp is hoping to snap up a bargain in one of England's most talented midfielders. Liverpool great Phil Thompson reckons Wilshere would be a great signing for the Reds. (more...)
JJ Watt received one of the highest honors football has to offer JJ Watt received one of the highest honors football has to offer
- February 05, 2018

The award was established in 1970, and recognizes players' excellence on and off the field. MINNEAPOLIS, MN - FEBRUARY 04: J.J. Watt (L) of the Houston Texans is presented with the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year trophy prior to the game between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII at U.S. (more...)
Tired of Brady and the Patriots winning? Tired of Brady and the Patriots winning?
- February 05, 2018

In his daughter's defence, Brady said he had come on the show for many years and had given the Boston-based radio station WEEI's Kirk & Callahan show respect. As for Gurley appearing to fall short of winning the award assuming this photo is in fact the real deal, well let's just say the running back should still feel honored for coming in second one of the greatest players to ever play the game of football. (more...)
Super Bowl blackout as NBC broadcast briefly goes dark Super Bowl blackout as NBC broadcast briefly goes dark
- February 05, 2018

Some said the moment reminded them of Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans when the game between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers had to halted for several minutes because of a power outage inside the Superdome. Game action and commercial time were not missed. What time does the Super Bowl start tonight? What TV channel is the Super Bowl on in the UK? (EPA/JUSTIN LANE)Who will be playing at Super Bowl LII? Justin Timberlake will be the star of the halftime show , whilst it ... (more...)
Trump calls on Super Bowl fans to stand for anthem Trump calls on Super Bowl fans to stand for anthem
- February 05, 2018

One Championship has been a leader in brand building, both online and in-person. Proponents of the protests say they bring attention to social issues impacting minority communities, while Trump and other opponents find the displays disrespectful to the flag and members of the military. (more...)
Puebla vs Chivas del Guadalajara, Liga MX 2018 — Transmisión en vivo Puebla vs Chivas del Guadalajara, Liga MX 2018 — Transmisión en vivo
- February 05, 2018

Puebla impuso sus condiciones y relegó al Rebaño . No había medio estadio , pocos habían tomado su lugar y el Puebla ya estaba ganando. Omar Fernández abrió el marcador al minuto 3 para La Franja con un cabezazo luego de un disparo de Francisco Acuña que se impactó en el travesaño. (more...)
Twitterati congratulates Philadelphia Eagles on first Super Bowl title Twitterati congratulates Philadelphia Eagles on first Super Bowl title
- February 05, 2018

Foles was almost as prolific with 373 yards and three touchdown passes and also caught a TD pass for the Eagles (16-3). Belichick is 5-3 in Super Bowls and his teams have only a plus-4 overall margin in those games. Eagles call tails, lose the coin toss to Patriots . He had Foles line up behind right tackle. As Burton rolled right, Foles drifted into the end zone with the closest Patriot back in Foxborough. (more...)
Malcolm Butler on Super Bowl loss: 'I could have changed that game' Malcolm Butler on Super Bowl loss: 'I could have changed that game'
- February 05, 2018

Eric Rowe started and played the majority of the snaps alongside cornerback Stephon Gilmore . According to ESPN's Mark Reiss, a grief-stricken Butler expressed his resentment at the fact that the Patriots barely utilized him in the game. (more...)
Centurion ODI: Ex-Indian cricketer congratulates team on win against SA Centurion ODI: Ex-Indian cricketer congratulates team on win against SA
- February 05, 2018

He wrote, "Umpires treating Indian batsmen like PSU Bank treat customers". "I'm actually pretty amazed by how slow they can actually bowl", the former South African batsman wondered. "Whenever Kuldeep or I come on to bowl, we only think about taking wickets". From there on, it was a tall ask for the lower order, as they had no clue to counter Haryana leg-spinner's guile and deception. (more...)
Mata dedicates United win to Munich victims Mata dedicates United win to Munich victims
- February 05, 2018

This week marks the 60th anniversary of the tragedy, when British European Airways Flight 609 crashed on its third attempt to take off from a slush-covered runway at Munich-Riem Airport. "It was a thing that changed the history of the club and the club showed the passion and the energy that we all have in Manchester United". "And I think it will be an awesome day to show the respect, to show the passion for the club, the respect for them, the respect for their families and I think it is a ... (more...)
Portland Trail Blazers at Toronto Raptors Preview 02/02/18 Portland Trail Blazers at Toronto Raptors Preview 02/02/18
- February 05, 2018

Today, we're going to let you know about 5 players that could be extremely helpful for Damian Lillard and thus, the Portland Trail Blazers . DeMar DeRozan was never going to be the best three-point shooter in the National Basketball Association, nor was he going to be the worst, and the search for whatever middle ground the Toronto Raptors all-star wing will eventually occupy goes on. (more...)
Police remove activists blocking way to stadium Police remove activists blocking way to stadium
- February 05, 2018

Several protesters even locked themselves to the train platform using U-shaped bicycle locks. Both eastbound and westbound tracks were blocked for more than an hour, with at least 10 people arrested as a result of the demonstration. They were expected to start marching toward the stadium at 4 p.m. Black Lives Matter and several other groups planned two separate events and a march Sunday afternoon. (more...)
Barça official: Neymar played cat and mouse with us Barça official: Neymar played cat and mouse with us
- February 05, 2018

The latest of these was a pearler of a free-kick against Lille on Saturday. He's only three goals behind PSG teammate Edinson Cavani, the league top scorer, and catching him fast. "I know he's dining with his friends, teammates and the people he wants". Jordi Mestre said the Brazil forward, 25, played "cat and mouse" with the club before his exit in August. (more...)
NBC Says Super Bowl Commercials Sold Out NBC Says Super Bowl Commercials Sold Out
- February 05, 2018

Some of the world's biggest companies have spent millions on a premium spot for Sunday night's show. How can I watch the Super Bowl in the UK? Who is playing in the Super Bowl? For a national ad, a 30-second commercial during the Super Bowl costs more than $5 million. (more...)
Salah goal Messi-like - Carragher Salah goal Messi-like - Carragher
- February 05, 2018

Harry Kane showed he has "big, big balls" in scoring a penalty to reach 100 Premier League goals having previously been denied from the spot at Anfield, according to Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino . Moss initially waved Spurs' appeals away but the linesman flagged for a penalty. "The softest touch in the whole game decides the game", Klopp said of the second penalty. (more...)
Kane joins Premier League 100 goal club in Anfield thriller Kane joins Premier League 100 goal club in Anfield thriller
- February 05, 2018

I don't know what they were discussing!" It was hard to know at the time if they were right, but in the dressing room I confirmed that they were right in every single decision . But I think it is a dive. "There is a lot of discussion about whether it is offside, yes or no, but I think it was offside as well". One thing which could work in De Bruyne's favour come awards season is the fact that his efforts are likely to result in a league title for his team, with Man City 13 points clear of ... (more...)
Jamie Apody goes one on one with Brian Dawkins Jamie Apody goes one on one with Brian Dawkins
- February 05, 2018

After a 16-year career, Owens finished with 1,078 receptions for 15,934 yards - the second-highest yardage total in National Football League history - and 153 touchdowns, the third most. "That's huge", Dawkins said. Yet of the five Modern Era finalists, not one offensive linemen was voted in. The right guard is remembered for a key block that made way for Bart Starr's game-winning touchdown in the famous "Ice Bowl". (more...)
Super Bowl LII: Patriots Look To Claim Sixth Title Super Bowl LII: Patriots Look To Claim Sixth Title
- February 05, 2018

Advertisement The Eagles have not won any Super Bowl trophy since way back in 1960, when quarterback Norm Van Brocklin led the Eagles to a 17-13 victory over the Green Bay Packers , and that contest was momentous because it was the only postseason lost against a Vince Lombardi-coached club. (more...)
NBC to stream Super Bowl coverage for free NBC to stream Super Bowl coverage for free
- February 05, 2018

Black screens with no sound aired for just over 29 seconds during the second quarter of the game. Many people on Twitter were confused, and some joked that it was the best commercial of the game, because of course the internet did. One problem: no commercial played. U.S. also reported that a survey from Adtaxi predicted streaming of the Super Bowl to increase this year by 45%. (more...)
Larry Fitzgerald Moving Closer To 2018 Decision Larry Fitzgerald Moving Closer To 2018 Decision
- February 05, 2018

The comment was preceded by another in which Fitzgerald relayed that certain things will need to be known, personnel-wise. Wednesday, Fitz said he wasn't thinking about the quarterback situation. The Cardinals hired Wilks on January 22. He continued to say he is "excited" about Steve Wilks and the new coaching staff, adding that he looked forward to getting to know Wilks and offensive coordinator Mike McCoy more. (more...)
Ranveer Singh starrer Kapil Dev biopic to release in 2019 Ranveer Singh starrer Kapil Dev biopic to release in 2019
- February 05, 2018

The special event organised by '83 makers in September was graced by the captain of 1983 World Cup-winning team, Kapil Dev , vice-captain Mohinder Amarnath, Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Bishan Singh Bedi, Sandeep Patil, Dilip Vengsarkar, Yashpal Sharma and Madan Lal. (more...)

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