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David Beckham surprised Arsenal sold Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United David Beckham surprised Arsenal sold Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United
- January 31, 2018

Kieran Trippier will also have to play an important role in the right back, as most United attacks will probably come from the left side, thanks to Martial and Sanchez. He figured in victories over Stoke and Burnley, as well as an FA Cup win over Derby, and has made 15 appearances across all competitions this season. (more...)
John Wall's Knee Surgery Shakes Up Wizards' Increasingly Unstable Ground John Wall's Knee Surgery Shakes Up Wizards' Increasingly Unstable Ground
- January 31, 2018

Now the Wizards are merely a 27-22 outfit-good enough for the sixth seed in the East-that's suddenly bereft of the All-NBA talent who steered the franchise back to respectability in the first place. For his National Basketball Association career as a whole, Wall is averaging 18.9 points, 9.2 assists and 4.4 rebounds over the course of 537 regular-season appearances, 525 starts and 35.9 minutes per game. (more...)
China's Li Haotong edges Rory McIlroy for Dubai golf title China's Li Haotong edges Rory McIlroy for Dubai golf title
- January 30, 2018

As good as that was, however, it was not good enough. Early pace-setter David Horsey was then in sixth place on 15-under, ahead of a clutch of eight players by a single shot, including fellow Englishman Tyrell Hatton and South Africa's Dylan Frittelli. (more...)
Brady optimistic over hand injury, hopes for Gronk return Brady optimistic over hand injury, hopes for Gronk return
- January 29, 2018

It is Amendola's knack for finding the first-down marker, and the end zone, when the Patriots are most desperate that has made him a New England playoff legend. We're in trouble". "He's going to try and take us out of the game". I had to keep pinching myself. "We obviously have to focus on what we do well, and I think after 18 games, it's hard to reinvent your entire team in two weeks, and for what reason would that be?" Also there to wish the team good luck was Anthony Titano, who ... (more...)
Srinagar: Two civilians killed in security forces 'firing' Srinagar: Two civilians killed in security forces 'firing'
- January 29, 2018

Like in previous tense situations, the issue of the controversial killings in the volatile border state looks set to snowball into a bigger crisis. The deputy commissioner of Shopian has been asked to probe the incident and submit a report within 20 days. (more...)
Tottenham fans criticise one man's performance against Newport: Tottenham fans criticise one man's performance against Newport: "Shocking", "Awful"
- January 29, 2018

It might sound over-anxious to worry about how Tottenham will do at home against a League Two side but the fact is that on Saturday evening they were eight minutes away from going out. Trippier's delightful cross picks out none-other-than Tottenham's talisman Kane at the back post but somehow he heads over from a few yards out with the goal gaping. (more...)
Woods grouped with Reed and Hoffman at Torrey Pines Woods grouped with Reed and Hoffman at Torrey Pines
- January 28, 2018

With the tournament's North and South brutally long courses presenting thick rough and fast greens, an underprepared Woods missed the cut for the first time at Torrey Pines past year. After missing all of 2016, Woods hoped a return to Torrey would be the start of something good. Known as 'The Big Easy, ' Els is the only three-time victor of the Desert Classic, having won it in 1994, 2002 and 2005. (more...)
National Basketball Association outlines gambling plan, hopes to get some of the proceeds National Basketball Association outlines gambling plan, hopes to get some of the proceeds
- January 26, 2018

The Supreme Court decision is expected no later than June. To compensate leagues for the risk and expense created by betting and the commercial value our product creates for betting operators, we believe it is reasonable for operators to pay each league 1% of the total amount bet on its games. (more...)
Joel Embiid And Lonzo Ball Headline Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Rosters Joel Embiid And Lonzo Ball Headline Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Rosters
- January 26, 2018

The No. 7 overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft is averaging 16.2 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 29.8 minutes per game in this, his second season. Lakers rookies Lonzo Ball and Kyle Kuzma highlight the US team that will face them. National Basketball Association assistant coaches were again responsible for selecting the players to compete in the Rising Stars event this year. (more...)
Man Utd announce Alexis Sanchez transfer by filming Chilean playing PIANO Man Utd announce Alexis Sanchez transfer by filming Chilean playing PIANO
- January 25, 2018

On Sunday, Sanchez arrived in Manchester for his medical at Carrington and to sign what is expected to be a four-and-a-half-year deal. Which brings us on to the player Arsenal have swapped Sanchez for, Henrikh Mkhitaryan . Wenger confirmed in his pre-match press conference the swap deal involving Sanchez and Mkhitaryan is likely to be completed. Now Raiola will be negotiating from a position of strength when he goes back to the Old Trafford table this summer. (more...)
Warriors' Draymond Green selected for third-straight All-Star appearance Warriors' Draymond Green selected for third-straight All-Star appearance
- January 25, 2018

In the East, Kyle Lowry , Al Horford , Kevin Love and John Wall will join Beal, Oladipo and Porzingis . Team LeBron will be coached by the head coach from the Eastern Conference team with the best record through games played on Sunday, Feb. (more...)
Abbas wins European Union backing for Palestinian capital
- January 24, 2018

Meanwhile, the main Arab party in the Israeli Parliament said it will boycott Mr. Pence's speech , though it wasn't immediately clear whether they will walk out on him or skip the session. Much of the global community considers Jerusalem to be contested and its status to be negotiated directly between Israelis and Palestinians. Pence and his wife Karen were due to arrive in Israel late Sunday from Amman, where he met with Jordanian King Abdullah. (more...)
Karoline Pliskova comes back to defeat Barbora Strycova in fourth round Karoline Pliskova comes back to defeat Barbora Strycova in fourth round
- January 24, 2018

Following her victory, Halep said: "It wasn't my best start but I knew I had to restart and move better which I did in the end". World No. 1 Simona Halep said she was close to playing "100 per cent" despite her aching body giving her sleepless nights as she reached the Australian Open last eight yesterday. (more...)
Southampton vs Tottenham, Premier League preview Southampton vs Tottenham, Premier League preview
- January 23, 2018

Mauricio Pochettino , the Spurs manager, refused to address reports of a Real bid, adding that he was "calm" about the transfer window, but the importance of Kane to his team was underlined for the umpteenth time . We still play at home to Manchester United and Arsenal so we have it in our own hands. "We tried to be more aggressive in our offensive phase and to link better Kane and [Dele] Alli behind". (more...)
Tommy Fleetwood triumphs again in Abu Dhabi Tommy Fleetwood triumphs again in Abu Dhabi
- January 23, 2018

Fisher, who had held the overnight lead with Thomas Pieters , seemed to be on his way to a first European Tour victory for almost four years after picking up four shots in the outward nine. Victory a year ago ended an 18-month slump for Fleetwood and spearheaded his run to the European season championship. "I felt really comfortable, really relaxed out there". (more...)
Arizona Cardinals expected to hire Steve Wilks as next head coach
- January 23, 2018

Wilks may not have been as splashy as Matt Patricia or Josh McDaniels but it seems the Cardinals have found a rock solid coach. The time of that press conference has yet to be determined. Washington has spent the last seven years as the Panthers defensive line coach and had a very successful run, as no defense has had more sacks than Carolina since the 2012-13 campaign. (more...)
Government shutdown to prevent US troops overseas from watching NFL playoff games Government shutdown to prevent US troops overseas from watching NFL playoff games
- January 22, 2018

But the league on Sunday did do something right by helping to ensure that the Armed Forces Network (AFN) would broadcast both the AFC and NFC championship games, even though it appeared that the AFN would not be up and running because of the government shutdown . (more...)
New Sinn Féin President-Elect has been confirmed New Sinn Féin President-Elect has been confirmed
- January 22, 2018

She told party members Saturday that she "won't fill Gerry's shoes". "This is also my last Ard Fheis as Uachtaran Sinn Fein - I will be asking the incoming Ard Comhairle to agree a date in 2018 for a special Ard Fheis to elect a new Uachtaran". (more...)
Bloodied Ronaldo Scores Twice in Real Madrid Rout Bloodied Ronaldo Scores Twice in Real Madrid Rout
- January 22, 2018

However, Nacho's equaliser and a double from Gareth Bale either side of half-time set the scene for a rampant conclusion. The Portugal worldwide left the field with blood streaming down his face after being caught by defender Fabian Schar as he dived to head home Real's sixth goal at the Bernabeu Stadium. (more...)
Miocic keeps UFC heavyweight title with decision Miocic keeps UFC heavyweight title with decision
- January 22, 2018

Three minutes into the third, Ngannou landed a big right hand, but sensing the danger, Miocic promptly took the fight to the ground again with a double leg takedown and saw out the round from top position. "It's just a matter of time", said a relatively upbeat Oezdemir at the post fight press conference. UFC 220 has some star power on the sidelines for the opening fights. (more...)
Roy Hodgson defends Arsene Wenger forward of journey to Arsenal Roy Hodgson defends Arsene Wenger forward of journey to Arsenal
- January 22, 2018

If it doesn't happen, he will play on Saturday. Lukaku has been suffering from a dip in form in recent weeks, compared to the prolific start he made to the Premier League season where he scored seven goals in his first seven games at Old Trafford. (more...)
Virat Kohli loses cool after defeat in second Test against South Africa Virat Kohli loses cool after defeat in second Test against South Africa
- January 19, 2018

So you tell me the best XI and we'll play that. With the defeat, India's unbeaten streak of 9-series win came to an end. The guys were extremely motivated to put that right. That is a concern, to be honest. Such antics have become so regular during the series in South Africa that the local TV broadcaster has focused cameras on him at every opportunity, willing the opposition's best player and leader to get upset over something in close-up. (more...)
Oscar Melendo: 'Unforgettable' to score first senior goal vs. Barcelona Oscar Melendo: 'Unforgettable' to score first senior goal vs. Barcelona
- January 19, 2018

It had won 23 of its last 29 matches in all competitions. Speaking to fcbarcelona.com, Valverde said that the saved penalty " may have been the turning point ". The match was interrupted for a few minutes in the 76th after Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen was hit by an object thrown by fans behind his goal . (more...)
Virat Kohli named ICC cricketer of the year 2017 Virat Kohli named ICC cricketer of the year 2017
- January 19, 2018

To top it off, Virat Kohli has also been named as the captain of both the ICC Men's ODI Team of the Year and ICC Men's Test Team of the Year . This is the first time Kohli has been selected in the ICC Test Team of the Year , but fourth time after 2012, 2014 and 2016 that he has been picked in the ICC ODI Team of the Year . (more...)
Florida Gators' Scott Stricklin joins College Football Playoff committee Florida Gators' Scott Stricklin joins College Football Playoff committee
- January 18, 2018

Stricklin has spent the majority of his career in the SEC as the AD at UF and Mississippi State, his alma mater. The six new members will begin three-year terms this spring. He also played for the Razorbacks from 1961-64. Lott was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000. Stricklin was named Athletic Director of the Year among FBS schools in 2016 by the National Association of College Directors of Athletics (NACDA). (more...)
Karthik to switch injured Saha for third South Africa… Karthik to switch injured Saha for third South Africa…
- January 17, 2018

The Indian team management is all set to drop wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha and opener Shikhar Dhawan from the playing XI for the second Test against South Africa but chances of Ajinkya Rahane's comeback look highly unlikely. Arguably the best wicket-keeper in world cricket at present, Saha's absence has been felt in the second Test with Parthiv putting down Hashim Amla off Ishant Sharma, and Faf du Plessis off Ashwin (both in the first innings) and not going for a catch well within his ... (more...)
Nissan Xmotion SUV concept could point to next Rogue Nissan Xmotion SUV concept could point to next Rogue
- January 17, 2018

From the outside, the Xmotion stands out thanks to the large V-motion grille finished with black vertical louvres, while the gaping lower air vents - also seen on the Vmotion 2.0 concept auto - are inspired by Japanese architecture, according to Nissan. (more...)
Detroit Auto Show: Chevrolet Silverado Offers Technology for Toughness' Sake Detroit Auto Show: Chevrolet Silverado Offers Technology for Toughness' Sake
- January 17, 2018

Instead, the automaker focused on a strategic use of metals to shave weight. Under the skin, Chevrolet says the new truck uses advanced manufacturing techniques and new materials to reduce weight and improve overall performance. There are six different versions available, spanning from entry-level "Work Truck" spec with black body panels, cloth seats and basic amenities to posh "High Country" that has nearly everything other than the kitchen sink thrown at it and enough chrome to blind ... (more...)
Wales confirm Ryan Giggs as new manager Wales confirm Ryan Giggs as new manager
- January 16, 2018

Giggs played a record 963 times for Manchester United and became British soccer's most decorated player. The FAW confirmed Giggs" appointment via its official Twitter feed with a short film of a Wales shirt having the name "Giggs' pressed into it, with an accompanying caption of #CroesoGiggsy (Welcome Giggsy). (more...)
Missing Haryana 15 Year Old Girl: Brutally Raped & Murdered, Liver, Lungs Ruptured Missing Haryana 15 Year Old Girl: Brutally Raped & Murdered, Liver, Lungs Ruptured
- January 16, 2018

On seeing her body it is stated in the post-mortem report that she died already 2 days early. Her body was found the next day. She was sexually assaulted inside the room and when she tried to resist, they strangulated her and continued to have sex with the corpse. (more...)
Venus Williams, US champion Stephens out Venus Williams, US champion Stephens out
- January 16, 2018

Bencic, who lost to Serena in straights sets at the same stage a year ago, said when she saw the draw she was prepared for another tough opener. Bencic, who lost to Serena in straights sets at the same stage previous year, said she had received a huge confidence boost by having 19-time Grand Slam champion Federer rooting for her. (more...)
Everton threw in the towel - Allardyce slams display in Tottenham hammering Everton threw in the towel - Allardyce slams display in Tottenham hammering
- January 16, 2018

Kane owed his first goal against Everton to Son Heung-Min's sublime turn and cross, and the England forward hailed the South Korean, who opened the scoring with a goal for the fifth game running. That changed in the 15th minute when an Idrissa Gueye trip on Dele Alli gave Tottenham a free-kick. That came in a 42-game season too. Tottenham Hotspur are are unbeaten in their last 10 matches against Everton in all competitions. (more...)
What Will the Colts Offense Look Like Under Josh McDaniels What Will the Colts Offense Look Like Under Josh McDaniels
- January 16, 2018

With New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels expected to accept the Indianapolis Colts head coaching job, the Pats will need to find a replacement for him once their season comes to an end. Patricia was also reported to be the favorite for the New York Giants position. Hours after reports suggested that the Titans and coach Mike Mularkey were working toward a contract extension, the team announced Monday that Mularkey has been fired. (more...)
'Logical' for Aubameyang to stay at Dortmund - Stoger 'Logical' for Aubameyang to stay at Dortmund - Stoger
- January 16, 2018

The Daily Telegraph claims that the Gunners "are in talks over a proposed deal to sign" Aubameyang, who is now persona non grata in Dortmund for disciplinary reasons. "I don't want to take part in media speculation, but we can't continue like this anymore", said the Sporting director of Borussia Dortmund . Will he go or not, I don't know but it's the transfer window and, in this kind of period, you try to use the players who are completely focused on being at the club. (more...)
Major League Baseball champions Astros land Cole in trade with Pirates Major League Baseball champions Astros land Cole in trade with Pirates
- January 15, 2018

He figures to open the season as one of the primary setup relievers behind new closer Fernando Rodney, who signed a one-year free-agent contract with the Twins in December. The Pirates' haul is not the best on first glance, but if they are able to get the most out of the players they acquired, they could easily be the winners of this deal. (more...)
Met Office issue weather warnings for heavy hail and snow across Scotland Met Office issue weather warnings for heavy hail and snow across Scotland
- January 15, 2018

Dense fog in Offaly and around the midlands is set to make driving conditions on roads hazardous throughout Thursday. The national forecaster also say the warning will remain in place until 2am this morning. The meteorological office expects rather windy conditions tomorrow, with strong and gusty southeasterly winds given. This will become more extensive again after dark. (more...)
Mets make low-risk move on Adrian Gonzalez Mets make low-risk move on Adrian Gonzalez
- January 15, 2018

The Braves, who were expected to and did in fact release Gonzalez, would take on the nearly $17 million owed to him in 2018. Gonzalez likely won't be the opening day starter in NY, as the Mets recently signed Lucas Duda to a three-year, $39 million deal. (more...)
PyeongChang Winter Olympics medals PyeongChang Winter Olympics medals
- January 14, 2018

UK Sport chair Katherine Grainger recognised at a presentation on Tuesday that Britain, second in the medal table at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics with 27 golds, was not known as a winter nation. And in the event that you want to look like a victor - without going through the whole hassle of training, traveling and actually competing - you're in luck; consumer versions of the Team USA Medal Stand Collection will be available starting January 15 at nike .com and select retailers. (more...)
Le'Veon Bell turns focus back to Pittsburgh Steelers, Super Bowl Le'Veon Bell turns focus back to Pittsburgh Steelers, Super Bowl
- January 13, 2018

Bell took a career-high 321 carries during the 2017 campaign, and he had 1,291 rushing yards and 9 touchdowns on the ground for the Steelers . "I'm not going out here getting the ball 400 times if I'm not getting what I feel I'm valued at". (more...)
Eden Hazard says he WILL sign new Chelsea contract - on one condition Eden Hazard says he WILL sign new Chelsea contract - on one condition
- January 13, 2018

Hazard who has two years left on his contract with Chelsea has been lately hitting his prime with improved performances every passing season. "Then I will sign", he added. "Yes", said the 24-year-old who was named in the UEFA Team of the year 2017, alongside Premier League mate Kevin De Bruyne, becoming the only Belgians to feature in the illustrious Xl. (more...)