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Crisp County's Quay Walker flips from Alabama to Georgia Crisp County's Quay Walker flips from Alabama to Georgia
- February 07, 2018

Walker is the No. 2 outside linebacker and No. 31 overall prospect in this year's recruiting class, per the 247 Composite. Moments before top uncommitted prospect Patrick Surtain Jr . Adding prized commits like Campbell will help, though, and Georgia is doing well on the recruiting trail. And for fans peaking ahead to 2019, Georgia already has the No. (more...)
Mohamed Salah opens up on relationship with Jose Mourinho
- February 07, 2018

The Egyptian has 21 goals and seven assists in only 25 games for Liverpool , finding the net a further seven times in nine Champions League and FA Cup outings. While he'd be delighted with his own form in normal circumstances, it means that much more because he's doing so in red, Salah told FourFourTwo magazine. (more...)
Plays of the Year: Vince Williams picks off Tom Brady Plays of the Year: Vince Williams picks off Tom Brady
- February 07, 2018

While Tom dressed in his New England Patriots gear, his supermodel missus rocked skinny jeans, cosy brown boots and and even cosier thick red woolen pullover. "It's impressive to watch because you know how hard it is to get there". It's just another example of the preparation the 40-year-old quarterback takes when it comes to the game he loves . (more...)
4-Star OLB Otis Reese Flips Commitment From Michigan, Signs With Georgia 4-Star OLB Otis Reese Flips Commitment From Michigan, Signs With Georgia
- February 07, 2018

It was a double-whammy for MI. However, according to 247 Sports, Reese took over six visits to Georgia in the nine months between his April 2017 unofficial visit to and his January 19 official visit to Ann Arbor. Last year, MI won out over Georgia for former Lee County defensive lineman Aubrey Solomon. MI coach Jim Harbaugh and assistant Chris Partridge reportedly visited Reese in Georgia last week. (more...)
Here's How to Watch (or Stream) the 2018 Olympics Opening Ceremony Here's How to Watch (or Stream) the 2018 Olympics Opening Ceremony
- February 07, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Japan late Tuesday en route to the games where he will lead a delegation to the opening ceremony, along with the top USA general in South Korea and more diplomatic and military officials. Any illness spreading to the competitors - particularly one of the star names - would be a major embarrassment to hosts South Korea. "President Trump has said he always believes in talking, but I haven't requested any meetings". (more...)
Rafael Nadal signs up to play at Queen's Club this summer Rafael Nadal signs up to play at Queen's Club this summer
- February 07, 2018

The Spanish 16-time grand slam champion claimed the ATP World Tour title in 2008, but has opted for different preparation for Wimbledon since last playing the event in 2011. The Spaniard will lose top spot in the rankings if he fails to recover from injury in time to compete in Acapulco, which begins at the end of the month. (more...)
Russians barred from Olympics despite lifting of life bans Russians barred from Olympics despite lifting of life bans
- February 07, 2018

Russian Federation said it wanted to send 15 of the 28 to the Winter Games , including gold medal-winning skeleton slider Alexander Tretiakov and cross-country skiing gold medalist Alexander Legkov . "As soon as a case is reported, all the area gets disinfected". If figure skater Ksenia Stolbova is invited, she could compete as soon as Friday morning in the pairs short program component of the team event. (more...)
Arsenal handed boost in race to sign France global Arsenal handed boost in race to sign France global
- February 07, 2018

Further speculation about a January transfer, as a replacement for Philippe Coutinho , also ended in similar fashion after Jurgen Klopp spoke about players costing too much during the winter window. Both Liverpool and Arsenal saw efforts to prise the France star from the defending Ligue 1 champions fail during the summer, while both clubs retained an interest in the player through January, though no bid was made. (more...)
Friends & Enemies: Purdue's Edwards, Ohio State's Tate have been friends for years Friends & Enemies: Purdue's Edwards, Ohio State's Tate have been friends for years
- February 07, 2018

Purdue is 23-2 on the season and have won all 12 of their Big Ten games to this point. The Ohio State Buckeyes are on the road at the Purdue Boilermakers . What a huge game. This week, the pressure ratchets up with contests against the Ohio State Buckeyes and Michigan State Spartans. They have a huge road showdown with Michigan State on Saturday, but they know they can not afford to overlook Ohio State in this spot either. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo Is Not On The Decline, Says Kylian Mbappe Cristiano Ronaldo Is Not On The Decline, Says Kylian Mbappe
- February 07, 2018

When pressed about Real Madrid's poor form this season, Lineker, like many others, was unable to pinpoint the exact cause. Both sides lost just once in the Champions League group stage, though Madrid finished second to Tottenham in Group H, while the French outfit edged out Bayern to win Group B. (more...)
Pound critical of International Olympic Committee response to Russian doping problem Pound critical of International Olympic Committee response to Russian doping problem
- February 07, 2018

The PyeongChang Winter Olympics will be held from February 9 to 25. "We expected that the CAS decision would dispel all suspicions against the athletes", Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. The IOC called the CAS decision " extremely disappointing and surprising ", adding that it will have a " very negative " impact on the global fight against doping. (more...)
Todd McShay Mock Draft: Chicago Bears snag Alabama WR in Round 1 Todd McShay Mock Draft: Chicago Bears snag Alabama WR in Round 1
- February 07, 2018

Oh, what a Super Bowl. Assuming they're unable to retain their top free agents, the Rams' biggest holes are at cornerback, edge rusher and interior offensive line. Matt Miller , the chief National Football League draft scout for Bleacher Report , put out his full seven round mock draft on Monday morning, and two Vols were predicted to be drafted in the later rounds by him. (more...)
North Korea Accused Of Stealing Billions In Cryptocurrency North Korea Accused Of Stealing Billions In Cryptocurrency
- February 07, 2018

But her presence also serves a propaganda goal, stealing the spotlight from South Korea and putting more pressure on the alliance between Seoul and Washington. The almost identical comments by Pence and Tillerson expressing openness to a meeting with the North Koreans appeared deliberate and coordinated. South Korean officials announced that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's sister, Kim Yo-jong, will attend the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in Seoul. (more...)
Jhulan Goswami becomes first woman to 200 ODI wickets Jhulan Goswami becomes first woman to 200 ODI wickets
- February 07, 2018

Goswami is being closely followed by Australia's Cathryn Fitzpatrick (180) and Lisa Shekhar (146). Goswami, hailing from a small town called Chakdaha in Nadia district of West Bengal, made her debut way back in 2002. Goswami's best bowling figures came are of 6/32 which came in 2011 against New Zealand. After a runner-up finish in the World Cup, Mithali Raj and her team did not play any global games - thanks to lackadaisical planning on the part of the BCCI. (more...)
Australia bowl first in Hobart showdown Australia bowl first in Hobart showdown
- February 07, 2018

After being contentiously omitted from Australia's team for the one-day global series which England won 4-1, Maxwell re-emphasized his allround value in the shortest format with his second consecutive match-winning performance. Maxwell bowled just two overs but was on a hat-trick when he had top scorer Dawid Malan (50 from 36) caught on the leg-side boundary and the unsafe David Willey stumped next ball. (more...)
Players must be responsible for Chelsea defeats - Cahill Players must be responsible for Chelsea defeats - Cahill
- February 07, 2018

Conte's relationship with Blues owner Roman Abramovich has come under scrutiny in recent weeks, amid reports the Russian oligarch was unhappy at the manager's outspoken comments regarding the club's transfer strategy. The club, however, was not happy that Conte continued to disparage the club whenever a microphone was put before him. " Chelsea supporters love Conte, particularly for the way he has tried to take on the club". (more...)
Russian Lawmaker Calls For Revision Of IOC Charter Russian Lawmaker Calls For Revision Of IOC Charter
- February 07, 2018

According to an official International Olympic Committee figure, 168 Russian athletes now deemed "clean" will be participating in the Olympics in PyeongChang, but under a neutral flag. BC-OLY-Russian Doping-CAS, 5th Ld-Writethru, 50932 Russians appeal to CAS seeking Olympic spotsAP Photo TKTT101, TKTT102, TKTT103, TKTT104Eds: Updates with WADA statement. (more...)
Philly Reporter Wonders If Nick Foles Is Better Than Carson Wentz Philly Reporter Wonders If Nick Foles Is Better Than Carson Wentz
- February 07, 2018

Aggressive, escaping the pocket and tossing ideal touch passes off of play-action, Foles threw for 373 yards, three touchdowns, one flukish interception and caught a touchdown pass on fourth-and-goal at the end of the first half. The play also made history for Nick Foles . The players and fans embraced their underdog status as a rallying cry and the Eagles went on to allow fans to wear Halloween-esque dog masks in the stadium against the Vikings. (more...)
Gov. Dayton Hands Off Super Bowl To '19 Host Atlanta Gov. Dayton Hands Off Super Bowl To '19 Host Atlanta
- February 07, 2018

Those teams are the Browns, Bears, Jets, Dolphins, Bengals and Bills. Cowboys, Rams , Saints and Texans are also listed at 20/1). If you're wondering who has the longest odds of winning the Super Bowl next year, there are actually five teams at 100-1 odds. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez accepts 16-month prison sentence for tax fraud Alexis Sanchez accepts 16-month prison sentence for tax fraud
- February 07, 2018

The 29-year-old won the penalty himself, being brought down by Michael Hefele in the second half, and Redknapp noticed how often the visitors were forced into fouling him. "When Sanchez is at his best he is on a mission, running with the ball and terrorising defenders". Alexis Sanchez owned 99% of the shares in Numidia. (more...)
N.Korean orchestra arrives in S.Korea N.Korean orchestra arrives in S.Korea
- February 07, 2018

The ship now chiefly operates between North Korea and Russian Federation. In allowing the ferry, Seoul treated it as an exception to the sanctions imposed on North Korea. The delegation celebrated its first night in South Korea with a banquet at its hotel, dining on roasted scallops, steak, beef marrow soup and shrimp wrapped in thinly sliced radish, according to a pool report. (more...)
West Ham identify Rafael Benitez as their preferred successor to David Moyes West Ham identify Rafael Benitez as their preferred successor to David Moyes
- February 07, 2018

It had been reported earlier this week that Moyes would lose his job at the end of the season, but the Hammers posted a statement on their club website denying the claims - even though the Scot's contract expires at the end of the season. (more...)
Liverpool Land Anderson Arroyo Liverpool Land Anderson Arroyo
- February 07, 2018

Liverpool had agreed the deal with Fortaleza in January, with the player also showcasing his attributes at the Academy, but had to wait for the necessary paperwork before making an announcement. The 18 year-old Choco-born defender, who already had a trial in 2016 with the Merseyside club will initially be loaned out to Spanish side Mallorca. (more...)
Incredible Messi gets better every day at FC Barcelona, says Coutinho Incredible Messi gets better every day at FC Barcelona, says Coutinho
- February 07, 2018

The 25-year-old Brazil global, who is on the hunt for the first senior trophy of his career, hasn't quite hit the ground running in his new colours despite Barcelona's domestic dominance. The Brazilian completed his long-awaited move to the Blaugrana in January, in a £142m transfer from Liverpool , and has relished the chance to combine with some of the best players in the world. (more...)
Chelsea fighting for Conte says Azpilicueta Chelsea fighting for Conte says Azpilicueta
- February 07, 2018

Chelsea has lost three of its last four games in all competitions, and sits fourth in the league, a point above Tottenham . Chelsea were well and truly beaten at Vicarage Road. "Daryl Janmaat gave me a good ball and I think it's a clear penalty", Deulofeu said . Despite the pressure intensifying on Conte, Azpilicueta backed Chelsea to refocus ahead of a UEFA Champions League last-16 clash with Barcelona, the first leg of which is at Stamford Bridge on 21 February. (more...)
Knicks' Porzingis leaves game with left knee injury Knicks' Porzingis leaves game with left knee injury
- February 07, 2018

Porzingis played 11 minutes in the game, shooting 4-for-5 and recording 10 points and three blocked shots. Coach Jeff Hornacek confirmed after the game that Porzingis had been taken for a magnetic resonance imaging exam, and the Knicks announced on Twitter that he had torn the A.C.L., which will keep him out indefinitely. (more...)
'Neymar will not go to Real Madrid' - PSG director makes bold prediction 'Neymar will not go to Real Madrid' - PSG director makes bold prediction
- February 07, 2018

Since Neymar's world-record €222 million transfer from Barcelona to PSG last summer, there have been reports in the French and Spanish media that have suggested the Brazil global has regretted the move. Right now, PSG is first in Ligue 1 and will face Real Madrid soon in the Champions League, making them a more attractive destination at the moment than fourth placed Chelsea. (more...)
What Mkhitaryan brings is What Mkhitaryan brings is "essential" for Arsenal, says Arsene Wenger
- February 07, 2018

The game may have included a hat-trick from Aaron Ramsey and a treble of assists from Mkhitaryan, but it was the new striker's debut goal which attracted the most attention, and he insists it'll be the first of many. A strong and dominant performance from Arsenal in these games would go a long way in showing that they mean business and that they were, indeed, revitalised by the winter transfer window. (more...)
Tesla to create world's largest 'virtual power plant' in Australia Tesla to create world's largest 'virtual power plant' in Australia
- February 07, 2018

The Tesla Powerwall 2 battery will soon be in 50,000 South Australian homes. One strong upside is the boost to local manufacturing: the government has decreed at least half of the rooftop solar required must be sourced from Australia. If the initial project is successful it could be expanded to 24,000 public housing units and eventually include private homes. A registration of interest will be opened today for members of the public who wish to participate in the program. (more...)
LaLiga: Barcelona drop points at Espanyol, Atletico draw LaLiga: Barcelona drop points at Espanyol, Atletico draw
- February 07, 2018

Pique had previously made comments criticizing Espanyol , and he was jeered almost every time he touched the ball. Elsewhere, Angel Correa's thunderbolt earned Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win over Valencia , helping them to close the gap on Barcelona to nine points. (more...)

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