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Barcelona claim Liverpool cut Coutinho price Barcelona claim Liverpool cut Coutinho price
- January 13, 2018

The club said in a statement: "Coutinho has an injury to his right thigh and he is expected to be out for around 3 weeks". Mestre may have been referring to demands made for Coutinho in July when Barcelona tabled three solid offers for Coutinho in the wake of an aggressive transfer struggle that saw Paris Saint-Germain take Neymar from the Catalans for a world record 222 million euros. (more...)
Eagles will play in London next season Eagles will play in London next season
- January 12, 2018

Tottenham chairman Levy told journalists: "We believe there will be an National Football League team in the United Kingdom, and we want Tottenham to be the home of that team". The game will take place on October 14 at English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur's new stadium during Week 6. It will be a Chargers home game played in Week 7 or Week 8. (more...)
Several Alabama Players Entering NFL Draft Several Alabama Players Entering NFL Draft
- January 12, 2018

There are so many people to thank for the successes I have enjoyed, including faculty, staff, support staff, teammates, friends and the greatest fan base anyone could ever ask for. He finished his career with the Crimson Tide with 224 passes caught for 2,781 yards and 19 touchdowns. Like Ridley, he is expected to go in the first round, though likely in the second half of the round. (more...)
Mike Green named NHL All-Star for first time since leaving Capitals Mike Green named NHL All-Star for first time since leaving Capitals
- January 11, 2018

The teams also feature three defensemen and two goalies. Those 30 points are tied for sixth in the league among defensemen, and he is second in even-strength points (22). Eichel is by far the Sabres most impactful player and is as much of a household name as anyone who has donned the blue and gold in recent memory. Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau were named three times each. (more...)
Trump Enters Stadium for College National Championship to Cheers, Sings National Anthem Trump Enters Stadium for College National Championship to Cheers, Sings National Anthem
- January 10, 2018

Donald Trump was at a college football game for a rendition of the national anthem Monday. BBC News journalist Anthony Zurcher pointed out on Twitter that it can be hard to hear the anthem on the field, and singing along isn't always easy. (more...)
Jon Gruden has 'a lot to prove' upon Raiders return Jon Gruden has 'a lot to prove' upon Raiders return
- January 10, 2018

Gruden's expected hiring has been the worst-kept secret in the National Football League after the Raiders fired coach Jack Del Rio following the team's Week 17 loss. The Buccaneers ended the 2008 season with four losses in a row, and Gruden was sacked following the season. "I love the preparation, I love the journey, I love football". (more...)
Andy Murray out until after French Open following right hip surgery Andy Murray out until after French Open following right hip surgery
- January 09, 2018

Having played practice sets here in Brisbane with some top players, unfortunately this hasn't worked yet to get me to the level I would like, so I have to reassess my options. The former world number one was previously expected and confirmed to take part in Melbourne for the 2018 Australian Open . Murray also said he underwent some minor surgery on his groin on December 18. (more...)
Watch Julio Jones pull in a touchdown reception in the National Football League playoffs Watch Julio Jones pull in a touchdown reception in the National Football League playoffs
- January 08, 2018

But Barron was also a full participant in practice on Friday and is expected to play and start against Atlanta. Atlanta, who gained traction offensively before LA, got the first points of the game on a field goal and never looked back. Jones ended the season with 88 catches for 1,444 yards, but his three touchdowns is his fewest haul in a year since 2013, when he only played five games that campaign before suffering a season-ending foot injury. (more...)
Paul Pierce Doesn't Want Isaiah Thomas Tribute Video During Jersey Retirement Paul Pierce Doesn't Want Isaiah Thomas Tribute Video During Jersey Retirement
- January 07, 2018

The Boston Celtics didn't air a video tribune to Isaiah Thomas-at the point guard's behest-during Wednesday's 102-88 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers , and they may have a mess on their hands as a result. Paul Pierce wants the night of his jersey retirement to be all about him. "That's Pierce's night, but the video tribute aint the whole night", Thomas said. (more...)
White Supremacist Charged With Terrorism After Alleged Attempt To Derail Train White Supremacist Charged With Terrorism After Alleged Attempt To Derail Train
- January 07, 2018

According to the affidavit filed in court, Wilson's cousin told Federal Bureau of Investigation agents that he belongs to a neo-Nazi group and had talked about "killing black people" before the incident. He was on his way back when the incident on the train occurred. A relative told investigators that Wilson had been "acting unusual". Investigators found multiple weapons, ammunition and other tactical instruments in Wilson's St. (more...)
Jerry Van Dyke Dead at 86 Jerry Van Dyke Dead at 86
- January 07, 2018

Nelson fronted sitcom Coach . Dick Van Dyke's younger brother - has died at 86, TMZ reports. Van Dyke's wife, Shirley , confirmed her husband's death to TMZ . He appeared as Stacey Petrie in the 1960s on The Dick Van Dyke Show, which he followed up with appearances on The Andy Griffith Show , My Mother the auto, and Accidental Family . (more...)
Chelsea held by second-tier Norwich Chelsea held by second-tier Norwich
- January 07, 2018

We had difficulty offensively, we were poor. When you play away in this competition it's not easy. "I must be pleased with the commitment for my players". Norwich responded with their own attack and nearly took the lead from a 70th minute free-kick which was punched away by Caballero with Murphy's followup volley hitting a Blues player. (more...)
The tennis stars in doubt for Australian Open The tennis stars in doubt for Australian Open
- January 07, 2018

Tournament director Craig Tiley called Williams's efforts to try and be ready for a title defence at the Australian Open "Herculean" and said she transcended the sport. The seven-time Australian Open champion confirmed Friday she wouldn't attempt to defend the title she won here previous year, saying she wasn't convinced she could win it. (more...)
Jon Gruden to come out of retirement and rejoin Raiders as coach Jon Gruden to come out of retirement and rejoin Raiders as coach
- January 06, 2018

Gruden will replace former Raiders coach Jack Del Rio, who was sacked Sunday after a disappointing six-win season. Gruden has served as ESPN's color commentator on Monday Night Football broadcasts since 2009. Gruden coached the Raiders from 1998-2001. He last coached for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers , leading them to their first and only Super Bowl. Overall, Gruden is 95-81 in 11 seasons. (more...)
Chelsea set to beat Spurs and sign Everton midfielder Barkley for £15m Chelsea set to beat Spurs and sign Everton midfielder Barkley for £15m
- January 05, 2018

The 24-year-old came extremely close to a move during the summer transfer window, with Chelsea the main horse in the race. Sam Allardyce admitted earlier this week that the club were resigned to losing Barkley this month and the BBC claim Chelsea have now agreed a £15m deal with the Toffees for his signature. (more...)
Shane Long finally ends goal drought but Crystal Palace take the points Shane Long finally ends goal drought but Crystal Palace take the points
- January 03, 2018

Andros Townsend then rifled a 30-yarder that former Palace keeper Alex McCarthy dealt with as the half closed out. James McArthur grabbed the equalizer and Luka Milivojevic scored a superb victor to bag all three points for Palace . (more...)
Packers to sign Mike McCarthy to 1-year extension Packers to sign Mike McCarthy to 1-year extension
- January 03, 2018

McCarthy had one more year left on his current deal, which was extended three years during the 2014 season. McCarthy would have been entering the final year of his contract in 2018 without an extension. Bennett is a former receivers coach, and there's some consideration to moving him back into that role. Thompson has since agreed to become the team's senior adviser to football operations. (more...)
Eight with Minnesota ties make United States women's Olympic hockey team Eight with Minnesota ties make United States women's Olympic hockey team
- January 02, 2018

This decision may have impacted Team USA more than anyone. The soon-to-be 39-year-old will get a chance to prove once again that he can play hockey at its highest level, Gionta will get a chance to show the world that the United States can still compete despite the NHL refusing to send its players to compete. (more...)
EPL: Manchester City's winning run ends, De Bruyne, Gabriel Jesus injured EPL: Manchester City's winning run ends, De Bruyne, Gabriel Jesus injured
- January 02, 2018

Sergio Aguero will comeback into the side to replace Jesus and Sterling will look to continue his strong goal scoring form as the Citizens take on a struggling Watford team. As both players got treatment - they were both carried off the field on stretchers at the same time - Guardiola took a seat next to Hodgson in Palace's dug-out as the managers chatted. (more...)
Bhuvneshwar Kumar reveals why bowling will be tough in South Africa Bhuvneshwar Kumar reveals why bowling will be tough in South Africa
- January 02, 2018

The Indian seamers focused on bowling multiple long spells as Bhuvneshwar Kumar had said that the "Kookaburra" is the toughest ball to bowl with as it does not provide too much assistance to a bowler after 25-30 overs. "We have done well in the last two years and we are confident of doing well in these conditions". After that, the two teams will play a six-match ODI and three-game T20I series in February. (more...)
Detroit Lions maul Green Bay Packers in season finale, 35-11 Detroit Lions maul Green Bay Packers in season finale, 35-11
- January 01, 2018

The Lions get the ball back after an interception. The Lions entered the game as 7-point favorites. Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell before the game against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. The reception pushed Tate over 1,000 yards for the second consecutive season. Minnesota's Adam Thielen had eight receptions for 89 yards and Everson Griffen had two sacks, tying his career high with 12. (more...)
Patriots Cruise Past Jets 26-6, Lock up #1 Seed in AFC Patriots Cruise Past Jets 26-6, Lock up #1 Seed in AFC
- January 01, 2018

They could not beat the Patriots in Pittsburgh earlier this month. The star of the day was running back Dion Lewis, who had another impressive day on the ground which will help take some weight off of Brady's shoulders in the playoffs. Which would seem to make it somewhere between likely and very likely that the New England Patriots will be headed to Minneapolis for their eighth Super Bowl appearance with Bill Belichick as their coach and Tom Brady as their quarterback, seeking their ... (more...)
Notes on Nick: Foles struggles mightily against Cowboys Notes on Nick: Foles struggles mightily against Cowboys
- January 01, 2018

But the suddenly struggling kicker pulled his attempt to the left from only 23 yards out for the miss, the day's misery thankfully coming to an end. Neither team was able to get past the 30-yard line of their opponent until the opening minutes of the fourth quarter, shortly followed by the first score of the game. (more...)
Terror Attack On CRPF Training Centre In Kashmir's Pulwama, 3 Injured Terror Attack On CRPF Training Centre In Kashmir's Pulwama, 3 Injured
- January 01, 2018

The terrorists stormed the 185th battalion camp of the CRPF in Lethpora village in Kashmir valley around 2am. Two heavily armed JeM terrorists attacked the camp at about 2 am, said Inspector General of CRPF Ravideep Sahi. One of deceased was identified as constable Saif-ud-din Ganai of Nowgam in Srinagar . As exchange of fire continued following the infiltration, militants were holed up in a building block at the camp - where they were later gunned down. (more...)
Vikings beat Bears, clinch 1st-round bye in NFC playoffs Vikings beat Bears, clinch 1st-round bye in NFC playoffs
- January 01, 2018

Minnesota coach Mike Zimmer says rookie center Pat Elflein will miss Sunday's game against Chicago because of a shoulder injury, his second missed start of the season. The regular season finale has arrived for the NFL. The entire Bears return unit acted as if Ryan Quigley's punt was headed toward Tarik Cohen to their right when it actually was going to the opposite side of the field to Callahan. (more...)
Serena loses to Ostapenko in comeback after giving birth Serena loses to Ostapenko in comeback after giving birth
- December 31, 2017

She gave birth to her first child, a girl named Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr ., on September 1. Serena Williams was "excited to be back" after completing her first match since giving birth fourth months ago. "I got it back now for sure because I think it's nice that the whole tour stopped, you don't have to worry about any results or that somebody can overtake you". (more...)
Everton Finally Agree A Deal For A Striker To Replace Romelu Lukaku Everton Finally Agree A Deal For A Striker To Replace Romelu Lukaku
- December 30, 2017

And they are now looking to January for reinforcements, with Tosun, who has 14 goals this season, chief among the targets. The forward has also scored 8 goals in 24 games for the Turkish national side, including five in the team's 2018 World Cup qualification campaign. (more...)
Jose Mourinho bemoans 's***' goals following Burnley draw Jose Mourinho bemoans 's***' goals following Burnley draw
- December 29, 2017

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accuses his side of conceding too many 's***' goals in recent weeks following their 2-2 draw at home to Burnley . JOSE MOURINHO , United manager, pointing out that his side are unable to compete with City's riches in the transfer market. "And the price for the big clubs, the price for the big clubs is different from the other clubs". (more...)
Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Crystal Palace Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Crystal Palace
- December 29, 2017

Arsene Wenger's team are now sixth in the table, three points behind Tottenham and four away from Liverpool in fourth spot. Arsene Wenger has made three changes to Arsenal's starting XI in his record-equalling 810th game in charge of a Premier League fixture. (more...)
Sam Darnold would be 'honored' to play for any National Football League team
- December 28, 2017

The Cleveland Browns locked up the first overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft this past weekend, as they fell to 0-15 on the season. UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen has yet to declare for the 2018 NFL Draft, but his preference of which team potentially selects him has been well documented. (more...)
Patrick Mahomes to start at QB for Chiefs vs. Broncos Patrick Mahomes to start at QB for Chiefs vs. Broncos
- December 28, 2017

With that in mind, Reid chose to give the rookie his first start. Reid said he's not anxious about the move to play Mahomes in the finale rankling Smith heading into the postseason. Mahomes is known as a gunslinger and it's likely that Matt Nagy, the team's offensive coordinator and playcaller, will give him a chance to show off his arm against a challenging secondary employed by the Broncos-one that includes Aqib Talib and Chris Harris. (more...)
Manchester City Set To Fork Out £60m For Southampton's Van Dijk Manchester City Set To Fork Out £60m For Southampton's Van Dijk
- December 27, 2017

But Southampton must be wishing they'd kept the former Lyon manager, with travelling supporters at Wembley today calling for Pellegrino's head after a crushing 5-2 defeat to Spurs. Van Dijk , now 26, has made 11 appearances for the Saints this season, impressing in a season that has seen Mauricio Pellegrini's men struggle towards the bottom of the table. (more...)
Mega Millions winning numbers announced for $253 million jackpot Mega Millions winning numbers announced for $253 million jackpot
- December 25, 2017

Mega Millions will draw on Friday night for a $247 million prize, with Powerball following up on Saturday with a drawing for a $300 million jackpot. 27 at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $1.2 million. The last time there was a Powerball jackpot victor was October 26 with a single ticket worth $191.1 million. (more...)
Serena Williams announces tennis return just FOUR months after giving birth Serena Williams announces tennis return just FOUR months after giving birth
- December 25, 2017

UAE media outlet The National reports that Williams is set to defend her Melbourne title, and the match may provide a good ground for her come back. Tennis champion Serena Williams will return to the court in Abu Dhabi this week after almost a year away from the sport. It will be the first time in 10 years that a women's tennis match has taken place at the Mubadala World Tennis Championships, and will come as a major boost for fans in the region following last week's ... (more...)
Indore T20I: Lanka win toss, ask `unchanged` India to bat first Indore T20I: Lanka win toss, ask `unchanged` India to bat first
- December 23, 2017

Mahendra Singh Dhoni showed why it is important for him to bat at the number 4 slot in limited overs cricket and the big thing to look out today will be whether he comes out to bat in the same position or not. Hello and a warm welcome to the coverage of the second T20I between India and Sri Lanka at the Holkar stadium in Indore . In reply Sri Lankan batsmen struggled and were dismissed at 172, losing the series 0-2. (more...)
Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli invite Narendra Modi for wedding reception Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli invite Narendra Modi for wedding reception
- December 22, 2017

Recently the cricket king Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma's marriage was the hot topic in the media due to their secretive wedding in Italy. Designer Sabyasachi has explained Virat's outfit in a post on Instagram. After the Delhi reception, Anushka and Virat will fly to Mumbai for another reception. (more...)
Penn State adds five-star Micah Parsons to 2018 class on signing day Penn State adds five-star Micah Parsons to 2018 class on signing day
- December 21, 2017

Parsons wasn't the only five-star player to sign on Wednesday as fellow five-stars Justin Shorter and Ricky Slade also made their college decisions official. Micah ParsonsFive-star 2018 weak-side defensive end Micah Parsons picked Penn State on Wednesday. The Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, prospect was then linked to Alabama and eventually Ohio State, before abruptly seeing his recruitment end with the Buckeyes. (more...)
San Francisco Giants acquire Evan Longoria from Rays San Francisco Giants acquire Evan Longoria from Rays
- December 21, 2017

Not to say Longoria is not an upgrade, but he's not the same Gold Glove/MVP Caliber player anymore. After trading Eduardo Nunez at the trade deadline past year , the Giants had tried minor leaguers like Ryder Jones and even former Giant, Pablo Sandoval . (more...)
NHL's Islanders said to win right to build arena at Belmont site NHL's Islanders said to win right to build arena at Belmont site
- December 20, 2017

The team's bid was selected over a competing one from the New York City Football Club, which was hoping to build its own stadium there. The Islanders partners in the development include Sterling Project Development , a real estate firm run by the Mets' Wilpon family, and Oak View Group , an arena development company partially funded by Madison Square Garden. (more...)
Facebook Announces Initiative to Crack Down on 'Engagement Bait'
- December 19, 2017

Facebook announced the update in a blog post on Monday, where they claimed to have received complaints about "spammy posts". Facebook, the world's biggest social media platform, has a new feature to help its users get rid of posts they don't wish to see on their News Feed without the need of unfriending people, unfollowing pages , or leaving groups. (more...)