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England's 2019 Six Nations England's 2019 Six Nations
- January 28, 2019

Joe Schmidt has explained why Ross Byrne has been left out of Ireland's Six Nations squad , at the launch of the competition. "That took a couple of curries", Jones said with a smile. Farrell , sole captain in the absence of injured hooker Dylan Hartley, was also dismissive of any questioning of his tackling technique. If Farrell fails to recover in time, George Ford will start at fly-half and would also be the main contender to lead the team with Maro Itoje an alternative for the role. (more...)
Daniel Radcliffe calls out Tom Brady over Trump support Daniel Radcliffe calls out Tom Brady over Trump support
- January 28, 2019

The Patriots take on the Los Angeles Rams on February 3. "You're awesome.Don't put that in here, '" Radcliffe chuckled. The mention of the MAGA hat is a reference to a 2015 interview Brady did , which showed one of Trump's infamous campaign caps hanging in his locker. (more...)
Palace knocks Tottenham out of FA Cup Palace knocks Tottenham out of FA Cup
- January 27, 2019

Spurs had a glorious chance to pull a goal back a minute before the break after they were awarded a penalty of their own, but Kieran Trippier sent his spot-kick wide of the upright. Hodgson said: 'Two years and three months. incredible, isn't it. Tottenham defender Davinson Sanchez failed to track the run of Schlupp when he burst into the box after nine minutes to tee up the goal from which the visitors never recovered. (more...)
Tre Jones in uniform as Duke meets Georgia Tech
- January 27, 2019

Three days later, Jones attended practice, without the sling he had been using to immobilize his right arm, as Duke's medical staff became more confident he would only be sidelined for a few games. The 6-2 Jones averages 8.1 points, 5.7 assists and 2.1 steals per game. Jones was a five-star recruit and the 15th-ranked player in the 2018 class, according to 247Sports . (more...)
Justin Wilson, Mets agree to $10M, 2-year deal | AP sports Justin Wilson, Mets agree to $10M, 2-year deal | AP sports
- January 27, 2019

Wilson is a southpaw who can attack both left handed and right handed hitters at the plate. Prior to his time on the North Side of Chicago, Wilson spent time with the Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates. His 5.43 walks per nine innings have been an area of concern over the last two seasons. This comes just a day after it was reported the Cubs signed righty reliever Brad Brach . (more...)
DeChambeau holds one-shot lead in Dubai DeChambeau holds one-shot lead in Dubai
- January 27, 2019

His card was damaged by three bogeys on Friday but an eagle and seven birdies - one following a superb iron from a dirt track to leave a short putt on the sixth - repaired the damage. "I couldn't be displeased", he said. "I can't express to you the words how awesome it would be to win on the European Tour". "I've had some really great times here". (more...)
Alvaro Morata passes Atletico Madrid medical Alvaro Morata passes Atletico Madrid medical
- January 27, 2019

After an impressive start at Chelsea , Morata lost form and confidence, with coach Maurizio Sarri admitting last week the Spaniard had requested to leave at the start of this month. Borja Garces is a 19-year-old forward who has risen up through the B side, being granted his debut for the senior team this season. Croatia's Nikola Kalinic , who joined Atletico in August, could be allowed to leave. (more...)
ICC hands Sarfaraz four-match ban for racist comments ICC hands Sarfaraz four-match ban for racist comments
- January 27, 2019

Pakistan coped without captain Sarfraz Ahmed as they took their ODI series with South Africa to a decider after seamer Usman Shinwari helped them to an eight-wicket victory on "Pink Day" at Johannesburg. "What (prayer) have you got her to say for you today?" in English. A statement from the PCB read: "The PCB notes the ICC decision on Sarfaraz Ahmed with its utmost disappointment". (more...)
Nike, MLB Agree To Multi-Year Uniform & Footwear Partnership Nike, MLB Agree To Multi-Year Uniform & Footwear Partnership
- January 27, 2019

This isn't Nike's first foray into the sport of baseball, although it is a big undertaking that adds to the company's grip on being the uniform provider for American sports leagues and, in the case of college athletics, universities. "We're very excited about the possibilities this unique arrangement provides us over the next decade". Before that, uniforms were manufactured by both Majestic and Russell Athletic. (more...)
Coyne Schofield first woman in NHL All-Star skills event Coyne Schofield first woman in NHL All-Star skills event
- January 27, 2019

The American made history on Friday by becoming the 1st female to compete in the NHL's Skills Competition when she raced around the ice in the Faster Skater competition. Draisaitl, like all Friday's event winners, earned a $25,000 bonus, which sparked some outrage among the hockey world. "I was just casually going through the demo", Decker said afterward, per The Hockey News" Matt Larkin . (more...)
Devastating Djokovic claims record seventh Australian title Devastating Djokovic claims record seventh Australian title
- January 27, 2019

Djokovic, 31, won in two hours and four minutes to move clear of six-time men's winners Roy Emerson and Roger Federer . "To be standing now here in front of you today and managing to win this title and three out of four Slams, this is awesome". (more...)
Lakers star (groin) will not play vs. Timberwolves Lakers star (groin) will not play vs. Timberwolves
- January 27, 2019

James took part in the non-contact portion of practice Wednesday, coach Luke Walton said. We have a lot of guys out, a lot of guys that's hurt. Still, it wasn't enough to overcome the Lakers' struggles in the fourth quarter where they were outscored 36 to 23. (more...)
Stadium: Virat Kohli-led Team India beats New Zealand by 90 runs Stadium: Virat Kohli-led Team India beats New Zealand by 90 runs
- January 27, 2019

The flying start laid the platform for India's 324 for four before Kuldeep Yadav weaved his magic with the ball to roll New Zealand for 234. New Zealand coach Gary Stead has yet to settle on his best XI. New Zealand were never in the contest in the chase for 235 after skipper Kane Williamson fell after striking 18 runs off his previous four balls. (more...)
Luis Suarez: Every player wants to play for Liverpool boss Klopp Luis Suarez: Every player wants to play for Liverpool boss Klopp
- January 27, 2019

While his Liverpool side came very close to winning the Premier League, eventually finishing second in 2013/14, Suarez believes his former team have a great chance of going one place further this year and securing the title for the first time since 1990. (more...)
Callum Hudson Odoi handed in a transfer request after Bayern Munich bid
- January 27, 2019

Bayern are eager to negotiate with Chelsea, and are willing to increase their offer, though they have yet to make that improved counter. Chelsea will play Sheffield on Wednesday for the FA Cup fourth round match later today, whereas Bayern Munich will host VfB Stuttgart at Allianz Arena for their first home game of 2019. (more...)
Pro Bowl Week Kicks Off With Pro Bowl Experience - Gallery Pro Bowl Week Kicks Off With Pro Bowl Experience - Gallery
- January 27, 2019

The Pro Bowl's Skills Showdown will be held Thursday, Jan.24 at 9 p.m. ET. on ESPN and can be streamed on Watch ESPN . The rosters for the skills competition include 10 players from each conference who will be participating in a series of five events. (more...)
Queiroz cautious ahead of quarter-final showdown with 'giants' China Queiroz cautious ahead of quarter-final showdown with 'giants' China
- January 27, 2019

At that time China were struggling in World Cup qualifying, and drastic changes took place. Some might say Lippi's extraordinarily annual salary of 20 million euros ($22 million) is too much for the CFA - with Evergrande reportedly paying more than 75 percent of Lippi's salary - but the money is being spent on the right man. (more...)
Tsitsipas aims higher after semi-final success Tsitsipas aims higher after semi-final success
- January 27, 2019

Stefanos Tsitsipas will leave Melbourne with at least one honour after a souvlaki was officially named after him. "I've played some great matches here with the roof closed". "I think it definitely helped than having to stay and play doubles. They are really here now, and I wish all of them a really successful career". "Going to college was really crucial for me and my development". (more...)
Gautam Gambhir, Actor Manoj Bajpayee Get Padma Awards: See Full List Here Gautam Gambhir, Actor Manoj Bajpayee Get Padma Awards: See Full List Here
- January 27, 2019

After the actor's demise, Rumi Jaffrey, Kader Khan's co-writer from Coolie No. 1, said, "It is sad that so many of his juniors have higher prestigious awards and Kaderbhai hasn't received even a Padma Shri". Shunglu and BJP MP Hukum Dev Narayan Yadav for Padma Bhushan awardees. I have neither flattered anyone in my life, nor will I ever. "I don't want these awards if they have been given to people (in the industry) who got it this time". (more...)
Black Caps' bowling concerning ahead of Cup Black Caps' bowling concerning ahead of Cup
- January 27, 2019

Allrounder Doug Bracewell brought some life to New Zealand's run chase late in the innings, reaching a maiden one-day worldwide half-century from 35 balls before being out for 57, the innings' top score. After winning a bilateral ODI series in Australia for the first-ever time, the second-ranked side have had a solid start to what is being considered one of their biggest challenges ahead of the showpiece event - the ODI series in New Zealand . (more...)
Manchester City thrashes Burnley in FA Cup Manchester City thrashes Burnley in FA Cup
- January 27, 2019

Luckily, it took just five minutes in the second half to match that total, finally sparking some life into this round. Foden is expected to be involved, but the likes of Eric Garcia, Ian Carlo Poveda and Felix Nmecha - all of whom starred during the midweek win at Burton - look set to miss out. (more...)
National Football League player refuses to pay for cab fare, assaults NYPD officer National Football League player refuses to pay for cab fare, assaults NYPD officer
- January 27, 2019

On Saturday Detroit Lions executive vice president and general manager, Bob Quinn, released a statement in response to the arrest of the team's linebacker Trevor Bates . Additional officers were called in to help secure Bates, who was taken to Elmhurst Hospital Center for a psychiatric evaluation . He recorded only a single tackle and two assists last season. (more...)
Bayern Munich ready to launch £10m bid for Manchester City prodigy Bayern Munich ready to launch £10m bid for Manchester City prodigy
- January 27, 2019

Hudson-Odoi has been the subject of numerous bids from Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich , the latest believed to be in the region of £35million. However, German media outlet Bild reported on red Wednesday that Liverpool are also interested in the Blues sensation. (more...)
Arsenal launch bid to sign Man Utd target Ivan Perisic Arsenal launch bid to sign Man Utd target Ivan Perisic
- January 26, 2019

BBC journalist David Ornstein was the first to break the Perisic news on Saturday. The 48-year-old watched on in despair as his former side Barcelona signed Frenkie de Jong from Ajax, a player City were also interested in. "Admiration from a Coach like Jose Mourinho is definitely something that flattered me". Manchester United have chased Perisic for a number of months to no avail. (more...)
Granit Xhaka clashes with Arsenal fan after Man Utd defeat Granit Xhaka clashes with Arsenal fan after Man Utd defeat
- January 26, 2019

If true, the new policy is a bold move from executive vice chairman Ed Woodward but United fans, more than any others, will be well aware of the fact that the old footballing adage that "you can't win anything with kids" doesn't always ring true. (more...)
Messi asks that the search for Sala continues
- January 26, 2019

Mr Faurie is expected to make the request to both nations' embassies. Emiliano Sala is still missing after the plane he was travelling from Nantes to Cardiff disappeared over the English Channel earlier this week. It could take six months to a year for investigators to collate information on what happened to the plane, Mr Choo claimed. Their investigations will include whether the pilot had the correct licence. (more...)
Tennis Australian Open - How Naomi Osaka grew up before our very eyes Tennis Australian Open - How Naomi Osaka grew up before our very eyes
- January 26, 2019

She broke Kvitova in the third game of the final set and converted her fifth matchpoint to end a superb final in two hours and 27 minutes, receiving the acclaim of the crowd in stark contrast to her last Grand Slam success. Kvitova, who will now be ranked No. 2, proved to herself that she can be the player she used to be and can contend for Grand Slam championships. Not many players have reached a final in their next tournament after winning a major, but Osaka pulled off the feat post-US ... (more...)
Halfpenny likely to miss opening Six Nations games: Gatland Halfpenny likely to miss opening Six Nations games: Gatland
- January 26, 2019

The 30-year-old British and Irish Lions back has not played since suffering concussion in the win over Australia on 10 November. The Wales head coach added: "For us, it's [about] easing Leigh back in slowly". In between those two fixtures, Gatland's party will undertake a training camp in Nice instead of returning home to Wales as they look to replicate their preparations for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. (more...)
Thurman: Lopez is like swiss cheese, he's got holes throughout Thurman: Lopez is like swiss cheese, he's got holes throughout
- January 26, 2019

ET/5 p.m. PT). With high-profile wins over Shawn Porter and Danny Garcia, few could dispute his status as leader of the pack. Here's where to watch the biggest and best fights this weekend in the U.S. "I'm definitely ready and to whoever would be surprised, I'm taking the belt on Saturday", Lopez said. "I was called Keith "Sometime" Thurman and Keith "Once Upon A Time " Thurman". (more...)
Windies Women to tour Pakistan after nearly 15 years Windies Women to tour Pakistan after nearly 15 years
- January 26, 2019

Maroof had missed Pakistan's previous ODI series, against Australia in Kuala Lumpur past year, due to a sinus problem , for which she underwent surgery. The PCB chief operating officer Subhan Ahmad expressed his delight with Cricket West Indies (CWI) agreeing to send its Women's team to Pakistan. (more...)

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