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Qatar wins AFC Asian Cup game against Saudi Arabia Qatar wins AFC Asian Cup game against Saudi Arabia
- January 18, 2019

Qatar and Saudi Arabia will both advance to the final 16 teams. The tournament represents Qatar's best opportunity to gain experience in tournament football before its debut appearance at the World Cup in 2022. The World Trade Organisation has approved the creation of a WTO panel to adjudicate Qatar's case against Saudi Arabia, even though the pair do not have diplomatic relations, while BeIN has launched an an worldwide investment arbitration claiming over US$1 billion in damages from the ... (more...)
Texas QB Buechele to transfer after May graduation Texas QB Buechele to transfer after May graduation
- January 18, 2019

A source told ESPN's Jake Trotter on Thursday that Buechele hadn't yet been entered into the transfer portal. He has one year left of eligibility. The Longhorns were also informed on Wednesday that freshman quarterback Cameron Rising will not return to Austin in 2019. (more...)
Giannis Antetokounmpo, LeBron James Continue To Lead ASG Voting In Latest Returns Giannis Antetokounmpo, LeBron James Continue To Lead ASG Voting In Latest Returns
- January 18, 2019

With 2,090,432 votes, Westbrook trails Golden State's Stephen Curry , Minnesota's Derrick Rose and Houston's James Harden among Western Conference guards. NBA All-Star voting will conclude on Monday at 11:59 p.m. ET. The leading vote-getter from each conference will draft their rosters from the pool of players voted as starters and reserves in each conference. (more...)
Sourav Ganguly reacts to KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya controversy Sourav Ganguly reacts to KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya controversy
- January 18, 2019

I am sure whoever has done it will realise and come out as a better person. The duo was called back home mid-way from the tour of Australia after their controversial presence on the popular TV show " Koffee With Karan' with filmmaker Karan Johar and now the authorities, following their suspension, are yet uncertain over finding a way to deal with them". (more...)
Pellegrini: Arnautovic available for the right price Pellegrini: Arnautovic available for the right price
- January 18, 2019

Sky Sports News has been told Arnautovic, despite wanting to leave West Ham , is behaving like a model professional and turning up to training on time. he is coming". But I think as a manager the best thing is to take the solution that is best for the player and the club, both together. Javier Hernandez will also be involved after overcoming back and hamstring problems. (more...)
Alabama DC Tosh Lupoi leaving for job with Cleveland Browns Alabama DC Tosh Lupoi leaving for job with Cleveland Browns
- January 18, 2019

The Crimson Tide's defensive coordinator jumped to the National Football League to join the staff of former Alabama QB Freddie Kitchens and the Browns. The Crimson Tide was also tied for No. 5 in the nation with 45 sacks. Before coming to Alabama, he coached defensive line at Washington (2012-13) as well as his alma mater, California (2008-11). (more...)
Jose Mourinho rejects Mohamed Salah criticism Jose Mourinho rejects Mohamed Salah criticism
- January 18, 2019

Salah joined Chelsea for £11m from Basel in January 2014 after he impressed Mourinho in two Champions League matches against the Blues, but was limited to only 19 appearances before loans at Fiorentina and Roma , which eventually became a permanent switch. (more...)
Former world number one Victoria Azarenka bows out of Australian Open Former world number one Victoria Azarenka bows out of Australian Open
- January 18, 2019

The two-time champion at Melbourne Park has suffered a number of setbacks throughout her career and missed last year's event because of a custody battle over her young son, Leo. "Wow, that's kind of insane". But I'm struggling. Failing is when you give up and you don't try again. "I can say I had a feeling that even if I didn't have so many matches before the tournament, I have a chance, because the tennis was there, even with Barty". (more...)
West Indies v England: Hosts bring back Darren Bravo for first Test
- January 18, 2019

With that issue fully resolved, the 29-year-old returned to global duty last month for the limited overs portion of the tour of Bangladesh. West Indies face England in a three-Test series, starting on 23 January. The Trinidadian was called up for the Twenty20 four of India last November and the subsequent one-day series in Bangladesh the following month. Bravo's contract was revoked and he did not play global cricket until a Twenty20 worldwide against India in November a year ago before ... (more...)
Mourinho: Finishing second with Manchester United ‘one of my best achievements’ Mourinho: Finishing second with Manchester United ‘one of my best achievements’
- January 18, 2019

The 55-year-old was hesitant to go into exactly what had occurred behind the scenes, but it seems that irreparable damage had been done to his relationship with the board and his players, making his sacking inevitable. "I'm in football for a long, long time but I will be 56 in a couple of weeks". "He looks sharp, he's looking for a club so Giuseppe is probably going to stay with us for another week, unless someone takes him". (more...)
Common is Not Supporting Travis Scott's Performance at the Super Bowl
- January 18, 2019

TMZ recently caught up with Common, who when asked about Travis Scott's upcoming performance at the Super Bowl , made himself very clear that he's not supporting anything that has to do with the NFL . The source also said that Scott would not confirm his performance until the donation was locked in. We all know Travis Scott has been soaking up that Calabasas air with the Kardashian-Jenner clan, but he had to have seen the backlash coming when he agreed to perform at the Super Bowl. (more...)
Marquette survives Georgetown despite Markus Howard’s injury Marquette survives Georgetown despite Markus Howard’s injury
- January 18, 2019

This will be the first matchup between the Hoyas and the Golden Eagles in the current season. The Golden Eagles won both meetings with the Hoyas a year ago, with a 74-65 home win, and a 90-86 OT win at Georgetown. Marquette committed 20 turnovers on Saturday, a problem that they will look to limit against Georgetown. The Georgetown Hoyas snapped their 2-game losing streak and improved to 12-5 (2-2 Big East) on the season after defeating the Providence Friars, 96-90 in 2 OT, this past ... (more...)
Gladys Knight will perform the national anthem at Super Bowl LIII Gladys Knight will perform the national anthem at Super Bowl LIII
- January 18, 2019

Motown legend and Atlanta native Gladys Knight has been tapped to sing the national anthem to kick off Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, Feb. 3. I have no idea what event it was from, and we have no idea how Knight will handle an anthem if, say, she's backed by a large orchestra. (more...)
National Basketball Association reportedly inks 1.1 billion deal with Take-Two Interactive National Basketball Association reportedly inks 1.1 billion deal with Take-Two Interactive
- January 18, 2019

Take-Two Chairman and CEO Strauss Zelnick commented about the new long-term partnership involving the NBA and NBPA , as he called the NBA "an outstanding partner throughout the history of the NBA 2K franchise". It has gone on to sell millions of copies, after all. The partners have yet to announce what's next for the " NBA 2K " series beyond its annual installments. (more...)
Alshon Jeffery Visited Girl Who Sent Him Viral Letter After Saints Loss Alshon Jeffery Visited Girl Who Sent Him Viral Letter After Saints Loss
- January 18, 2019

The play ended the game and the Saints ended up advancing to the NFC Championship game. In the final minutes, a pass sailed through his hands for an interception, and Jeffery took it hard. It was only then that the Eagles star walked in and surprised the group. Bonus points to the kid who immediately asked Jeffery to sign his sweatshirt. (more...)
Quarterback Paxton Lynch signs with Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Paxton Lynch signs with Seattle Seahawks
- January 18, 2019

Lynch (6-7, 244 pounds) has failed to live up to his draft status after being selected by the Broncos in the first round of the 2016 National Football League draft out of Memphis. Before signing Lynch, Wilson was the only Seahawks quarterback under contract for 2019. All he had to do was fend off Chad Kelly, another seventh-rounder. (more...)
Muhammad Ali's name to go on airport in USA hometown Muhammad Ali's name to go on airport in USA hometown
- January 18, 2019

According to the Courier-Journal newspaper, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said Ali "only had one hometown, and fortunately, that is our great city of Louisville". Once the agreement is approved, officials are set to spend $100,000 to make changes to the airport that will reflect Ali's presence. He died in 2016 after decades with Parkinson's disease. (more...)
Muguruza battles past Konta for 3.12am Melbourne glory
- January 18, 2019

The British No 1 endured a miserable 2018 and slipped from fourth to 38th in the world rankings but she will take as much from defeat to the two-time Grand Slam champion as she did from her run to the semi-finals in Melbourne in 2016. "I don't think it's healthy". "I don't think it is healthy - in fact I think it is quite unsafe". "Ideally, both of us would have wanted to play earlier, but we don't make the schedule and we both dealt with the same challenge". (more...)
Manchester United consider sending Scott McTominay out on loan
- January 18, 2019

McTominay has struggled to force his way into Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's plans at Old Trafford following the Norwegian's arrival and could be on his way out of the club on a temporary basis. McTominay's immediate future could be reliant on whether Marouane Fellaini leaves Old Trafford this January, with the Belgian linked with the likes of AC Milan and Porto. (more...)
Martin O’Neill wants Roy Keane to join him at Nottingham Forest Martin O’Neill wants Roy Keane to join him at Nottingham Forest
- January 18, 2019

He added: "I don't think there is any other reason to be here". "I have to get to know the players in ultra-quick time, but that's OK". Now I have the opportunity and I may not get it again so want to make the most of it. O'Neill said: "I would dearly like him (Keane) to join us". "We have had some discussions and I would like him to join". I'd like him to join if that's the case, there's a spot open for him and I'm hoping that may happen. (more...)
Lions hire former Seahawks OC Darrell Bevell as offensive coordinator Lions hire former Seahawks OC Darrell Bevell as offensive coordinator
- January 18, 2019

He comes to Detroit after spending seven seasons (2011-17) in Seattle and was unemployed in 2018. Lions GM Quinn was a graduate assistant at UConn when Darrell Bevell was the receiving coach there in 1998-1999. All in all, if HC Patricia wants a power rushing attack on offense, Bevell has a track record of providing just that. Bevell is adaptable in his offensive approach, depending on the strengths of the roster, but if we examine his seven years in Seattle and which skill players ... (more...)
Owen Farrell to captain England in Six Nations Owen Farrell to captain England in Six Nations
- January 18, 2019

Jones on Thursday named Owen Farrell as his captain ahead of the season-opener. Veteran front row forwards Dan Cole has been recalled while loosehead props Mako Vunipola and Ellis Genge are back following injuries that ruled them out in November when England won three of their four Tests and lost only narrowly to world champions New Zealand . (more...)
Amir Khan Reveals Why He Snubbed Kell Brook For Terence Crawford Amir Khan Reveals Why He Snubbed Kell Brook For Terence Crawford
- January 18, 2019

In the end, former unified junior welterweight titlist Khan opted to face Crawford, whom he met face to face at a London hotel to formally announce their fight on Tuesday. Amir Khan can't be accused of turning down a challenge. That was never more true than when he took on Mexican slugger Canelo Alvarez , a fight he was (arguably) winning before the stoppage in their May 2016 showdown. (more...)
Draymond Green has great quote about DeMarcus Cousins joining Warriors Draymond Green has great quote about DeMarcus Cousins joining Warriors
- January 18, 2019

After beating New Orleans, Draymond Green was asked about Cousins' return to the court on January 18th and Green said unequivocally, "All hell about to break loose". The injury came in the final seconds of a 115-113 Pelicans victory over Houston in which Cousins had 15 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists. Kerr said he hasn't thought about the star-studded lineup yet, knowing there's still half the season to go for Cousins to get comfortable and acclimated. (more...)
Wild trade Nino Niederreiter to Hurricanes for Victor Rask Wild trade Nino Niederreiter to Hurricanes for Victor Rask
- January 17, 2019

Neiderreiter has four years remaining on his deal at $5.25 million per season. Stuck on six points in 26 games, Rask has succumbed to a similar, yet steeper trend over recent seasons. Rask, a native of Leksand, Sweden, has 63 goals and 100 assists in 339 National Hockey League games. In 2014, he scored an overtime goal in Game 7 of a playoff series to beat the Colorado Avalanche. (more...)
Australian Open: Lleyton Hewitt levels stunning allegations at Bernard Tomic Australian Open: Lleyton Hewitt levels stunning allegations at Bernard Tomic
- January 17, 2019

Tomic accused Hewitt of favouring certain players in his Davis Cup selections and claimed the captain has also lost the confidence of Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis . Kyrgios also lashed out on Twitter at Hewitt's former coach Roger Rasheed and former AFL champion Gerard Healy with Hewitt talking to him about his use of social media. (more...)
Higuain will join Chelsea until the end of the season Higuain will join Chelsea until the end of the season
- January 17, 2019

The Croatia worldwide has scored just three goals in 17 appearances in all competitions and is now set to be moved on again. The Blues will then have an option to extend the loan for a further 12 months, subject to certain conditions, as well as the option to buy the 31-year-old outright. (more...)
Renowned Ghanaian investigative journalist killed by gunmen Renowned Ghanaian investigative journalist killed by gunmen
- January 17, 2019

Meanwhile, Mr Agyapong says he is open to police investigations because he has no hand in the killing of Ahmed. A source in Anas' crew confirmed that the attack on Hussein-Suale, by unidentified men on motor cycles, happened while he was driving home on Wednesday night. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp reacts after Andy Robertson sigs new deal Jurgen Klopp reacts after Andy Robertson sigs new deal
- January 17, 2019

As is club policy, Robertson's new contract does not contain a release clause. "Our supporters have fallen in love with him, he has fallen in love with them - and both he and his incredible young family are very much at home in Liverpool". (more...)
Leeds United sign Madrid goalkeeper Kiko Casilla | Calendar Leeds United sign Madrid goalkeeper Kiko Casilla | Calendar
- January 17, 2019

Casilla featured as Real Madrid won the Champions League for a record three years in a row and Spain captain Ramos admitted that the 32-year-old goalkeeper would be much missed upon his switch to Leeds. His new club Leeds United are also flying high in the Championship under the management of Marcelo Bielsa. Chelsea loanee Jamal Blackman broke a leg in November, leaving inexperienced 20-year-old William Huffer his only other option. (more...)

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