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Seahawks survive Aussie Dickson's horror show in NFL Seahawks survive Aussie Dickson's horror show in NFL
- January 02, 2019

Wilson's pass to Tyler Lockett at the 25 yard line meant that the Seahawks were in prime position to take the lead and the win in the closing seconds of the game. Cameron Malveaux blocked a punt that Gardeck recovered in the end zone for a touchdown. "We love those moments, to be honest with you". When there's 1:49 on the clock, we look forward to those moments. (more...)
Watford boss Javi Gracia not surprised clubs want Abdoulaye Doucoure Watford boss Javi Gracia not surprised clubs want Abdoulaye Doucoure
- January 02, 2019

Club owner Gino Pozzo has indicated Watford will fight to keep the midfielder, who has started all 19 Premier League games for the club this term. The one player who Rafa Benitez most definitely can't afford to have injured is Salomon Rondon and the manager says the key thing is to improve the supply line to the number nine. (more...)
Weather improves for Blackhawks-Bruins Winter Classic at Notre Dame Stadium Weather improves for Blackhawks-Bruins Winter Classic at Notre Dame Stadium
- January 01, 2019

Dallas, which has never hosted the game before, would be southern-most location of the Winter Classic in its relatively brief history. This will be the fourth Winter Classic for the Chicago Blackhawks and the third for the Boston Bruins . (more...)
Wizards' Wall appears headed for season-ending surgery Wizards' Wall appears headed for season-ending surgery
- January 01, 2019

The Wizards are 1-3 in those games, with their only win coming in triple overtime against the Phoenix Suns . Tomas Satoransky started in Wall's place for the second straight night and had 20 points and six assists against the Hornets. (more...)
Raiders hire draft analyst Mike Mayock as general manager Raiders hire draft analyst Mike Mayock as general manager
- January 01, 2019

The Raiders moved fast. Mayock played for the New York Giants in 1982 and '83. "So Mike Mayock might think he can come in there and have final say and he'll have creative input". He may not have experience as a general manager, but he knows the National Football League, and for the Raiders, this could end up being a home run hire. (more...)
Steelers reportedly benched Brown after run-in with Roethlisberger Steelers reportedly benched Brown after run-in with Roethlisberger
- January 01, 2019

Brown experienced some knee discomfort after the Saints game and missed some practice time in the days leading up to the Bengals game. Brown did not practice the rest of the week from that point on, which was Brown's - not the coaches' - decision, according to the story. (more...)
Should Aleksandar Mitrovic take the Fulham captaincy off Tom Cairney? Should Aleksandar Mitrovic take the Fulham captaincy off Tom Cairney?
- January 01, 2019

Fulham revived their battle against relegation when Aleksandar Mitrovic dramatically scored in stoppage-time to secure a vital 1-0 victory over Huddersfield. He says that this normal as he is young and it can happen. "You need to take care of each other. One man takes the ball only because he shot the last penalty but only because there is no Mitrovic". (more...)
Bengals' Lewis among four head coaches dumped on Monday Bengals' Lewis among four head coaches dumped on Monday
- January 01, 2019

The firings on Monday now make it so that eight NFL teams - a full 25 percent of the league - are in need of new head coaches for the 2019 season. Jackson has worked under Lewis in three different stints with the Bengals, most recently being brought in as a special assistant to the head coach after his Browns departure. (more...)
Warriors Iguodala fined 25000 dollars for throwing ball into stands Warriors Iguodala fined 25000 dollars for throwing ball into stands
- January 01, 2019

Iguodala immediately received a technical foul for hurling the ball deep into the end-zone seats. Iguodala, unable to corral a loose ball before the halftime buzzer, then heaved it from half court over the basket and into the crowd. "But I guess I haven't really looked at precedent". Iguodala was going for the ball but couldn't get a proper handle on it before the half ended. Officials spent more than a minute at a courtside monitor before deeming his throw a "hostile act", warranting an ... (more...)
Everton vs. Leicester City - Football Match Report Everton vs. Leicester City - Football Match Report
- January 01, 2019

A solitary second half goal from Jamie Vardy was the difference between the sides as Everton's poor run of form continued, and while it was a Michael Keane mistake that gifted Vardy his winning goal, it was the manager Silva that was criticised in the aftermath of the game. (more...)
Houston to Hire Dana Holgorsen as New Head Coach Houston to Hire Dana Holgorsen as New Head Coach
- January 01, 2019

Holgorsen, who'd been West Virginia's head coach since 2011, is leaving the Mountaineers' program to become the highest-paid head coach in Group of 5 history at Houston. Holgorsen and Houston are reportedly finalizing a 5-year, $20 million dollar deal. "We've made many sizable improvements over the past five years, and I look forward to enhancing our future success through the hiring of our next head coach and will not comment further until the search is concluded". (more...)
Jets' CEO to coach candidates: You can be 'freaking legend' Jets' CEO to coach candidates: You can be 'freaking legend'
- January 01, 2019

After much speculation about his future, the New York Jets finally fired head coach Todd Bowles shortly after their season-ending 38-3 defeat to the New England Patriots . "We should have done better in the win-loss column". General manager Mike Maccagnan will return and will be directly involved in the coaching search, according to the team's release. (more...)
How to Watch Cowboys vs. Giants How to Watch Cowboys vs. Giants
- January 01, 2019

It worked, although the Giants (5-11) did their best despite losing their third straight game. Reading the eyes of Manning, Awuzie was able to gain proper depth and make a strong play on the ball. Officials initially ruled Beasley's catch incomplete, but replay overturned it as Beasley's knee clearly landed in bounds before his elbow touchdown out of bounds. (more...)
NFL Head Coach Told His Staff This Morning That He’s Not Returning NFL Head Coach Told His Staff This Morning That He’s Not Returning
- January 01, 2019

Wilks, 49, was hired after Bruce Arians retired following five seasons in Arizona. "I walked into this organization with integrity and, whenever that times comes, I am going to walk away with integrity", he said. That would likely mean moving on from both Wilks and general manager Steve Keim, but McCarthy is not believed to be interested in the job. "But when we look back at the season and the disappointment it was, we all felt it was unacceptable". (more...)
Dolphins fire coach Adam Gase after 3 seasons Dolphins fire coach Adam Gase after 3 seasons
- January 01, 2019

Miami Dolphins fans are reacting after learning that head coach Adam Gase will not return for another season. Who knows? He wouldn't be the worst option out there. Tannehill played 11 games, with Brock Osweiler starting the other five, but the Dolphins finished 5-6 in his starts. Ross understood what Gase wanted to do with a dynamic, game-breaking passing offense. (more...)
Denver Broncos fire head coach Vance Joseph after two disappointing seasons Denver Broncos fire head coach Vance Joseph after two disappointing seasons
- January 01, 2019

When asked if the Broncos would consider making a trade for Ravens head coach John Harbaugh, Elway said on Monday that the Broncos are up for exploring all avenues. Denver never got closer and lost, 17-16. "I spoke with Vance this morning and thanked him for all of his hard work as our head coach", Elway said in a team release. (more...)
Van Dijk lauds Liverpool's 'scary' attacking trio Van Dijk lauds Liverpool's 'scary' attacking trio
- January 01, 2019

Unai Emery has confirmed that Mesut Ozil missed Arsenal's thumping 5-1 loss to Liverpool FC on Saturday night due to a knee injury. The sight of his defenders chasing shadows and failing in their attempts to constrain Liverpool's thrilling front three will have made painful viewing for Spanish manager Emery and came just three days after Stephan Lichtsteiner's mistake had gifted Brighton an equaliser in the 1-1 draw at the Amex Stadium. (more...)
Isco leaves Chelsea disappointed with contract antics Isco leaves Chelsea disappointed with contract antics
- January 01, 2019

Mauricio Sarri is said to be disappointed with the sudden U-turn, as the Italian was planning to pair Isco with talisman Eden Hazard. The Spain worldwide has not been playing regularly for Real Madrid so far this campaign since Santiago Solari replaced Julen Lopetegui as manager. (more...)
Locadia scores again as Brighton tops Everton Locadia scores again as Brighton tops Everton
- January 01, 2019

Button's previous league appearance came more than a year ago, a 3-1 Sky Bet Championship defeat for Fulham at Brentford last December. It wasn't a classic, but Brighton & Hove Albion's first victory over Everton since 1982 was not without intrigue. (more...)
'Once in a lifetime': Williams v Federer for the Hopman Cup 'Once in a lifetime': Williams v Federer for the Hopman Cup
- January 01, 2019

Tennis fans flooded the photos with comments about how inspired they were to see the working mother juggling her tennis and home life easily. Tennis greats Roger Federer and Serena Williams will meet on court for the first time at the Hopman Cup on Tuesday when Switzerland face the US in Perth. (more...)
Challenge accepted! Indias Rishabh Pant ‘babysits for Tim Paines kids Challenge accepted! Indias Rishabh Pant ‘babysits for Tim Paines kids
- January 01, 2019

Even Pant gave it back when Paine came out to bat calling him temporary captain. Meanwhile, Tim Paine had asked Rishabh Pant whether he can babysit or not in the third Test. Paine had joked about recruiting Pant to Hurricanes in order to try and distract him in the middle. Lovely town Hobart too. "Have you ever heard of a temporary captain, ever, Mayank?" he said. (more...)
Juventus vs. Sampdoria - Football Match Report Juventus vs. Sampdoria - Football Match Report
- January 01, 2019

Koulibaly was suspended for Saturday's game but fans showed their support in his San Paolo stadium by wearing masks with the defender's face and holding up banners saying: "We are all Koulibaly". The reigning champions have dropped points just twice this season, being held by Genoa at home and 2-2 against Atalanta midweek, and are firmly on track for an eighth consecutive Scudetto. (more...)
Reds ship Homer Bailey to Los Angeles in seven-player deal Reds ship Homer Bailey to Los Angeles in seven-player deal
- January 01, 2019

Bailey will head to the bright lights of Los Angeles along with prospects Jeter Downs and Josiah Gray . The former Washington Nationals star is looking for upwards of $300 million, and the Dodgers are among the teams pursuing him. The second baseman slashed.257/.351/.402 last season for the Class A Dayton Dragons. Wood and Puig are arbitration 3 eligible for the 2019 season, before becoming free agents in 2020. (more...)
NHL: Florida Panthers 3-5 Montreal Canadiens NHL: Florida Panthers 3-5 Montreal Canadiens
- January 01, 2019

Niemi will probably play all three games on this trip because coach Claude Julien has ruled out a return for Price and the alternative is Michael McNiven, who has never played an National Hockey League game. Florida bounced back with two goals in the frenzied period. The game was tied 14 minutes in when a weird deflection off Paul Byron was steered past Niemi by Dennis Malgin. (more...)
Heard of Temporary Captain Ever? - Pant’s Comeback to Paine’s Sledging
- January 01, 2019

In the midst of a Nathan Lyon over, Paine maintained a commentary that focused on Pant's omission from the one-day squad for upcoming games against Australia. "We need a batter". "You don't need anything to get him out, boy. Come on. No responsibility there from captain". Fancy that extend you Aussie holiday, lovely town Hobart too... (more...)
Kyrgios says bitten by spider ahead of Brisbane title defence Kyrgios says bitten by spider ahead of Brisbane title defence
- January 01, 2019

NEW DELHI (AFP-Jiji) - Former U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic of Croatia on Friday pulled out of next week's Maharashtra ATP tournament to recuperate from a knee injury in time for the Australian Open. Kyrgios, whose win in Brisbane was his only title success this year, had his season prematurely ended in October after an elbow injury forced him out of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow. (more...)
Britain beats Greece 2-1 in opening Hopman Cup match Britain beats Greece 2-1 in opening Hopman Cup match
- January 01, 2019

But Norrie and Boulter won the mixed doubles 4-3, 3-4, 4-3 to have the victory. In the second set, Tsitsipas went up an early break only for the Brit, who was born in South Africa and has lived in New Zealand and the United States, to break back in the sixth game. (more...)
Titans end season, miss playoffs in 33-17 loss to Colts Titans end season, miss playoffs in 33-17 loss to Colts
- January 01, 2019

The loser will miss the postseason. One source told ESPN, however, that an independent spine specialist has warned the Titans that further damage would put Mariota's ability to throw the football at significant risk beyond this weekend. Both Tennessee and Indianapolis are 9-6, trailing Houston in the AFC South. If the Texans take care of business, either the Colts or Titans will be the No. (more...)
Adelaide Strikers defeat Sydney Thunder in Big Bash League Adelaide Strikers defeat Sydney Thunder in Big Bash League
- January 01, 2019

Opting to bat, Strikers lost Jake Weatherald to Jonathan Cook in the third over but a 75-run partnership between Ingram and Alex Carey followed, with the latter hitting 59 off 40 balls at the top of the order. Callum Ferguson scored 47 runs after hitting four boundaries and a maximum. Peter Siddle was the stand out bowler as he finished with figures of 3-20 in four overs. (more...)
Australia vs India: Paine admits Smith, Warner needed after more batting woes Australia vs India: Paine admits Smith, Warner needed after more batting woes
- January 01, 2019

That was thanks to the grass on the first day's surface but India didn't let that affect the way they went about their business, making their highest score in an overseas Test innings in 2018. Are they going to add to our team? Leg-spin all-rounder Marnus Labuschagne has been called up to the Test squad as Australia anticipates another slow track in Sydney. (more...)

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