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Giroud has found his 'perfect club' after trading Arsenal for Chelsea Giroud has found his 'perfect club' after trading Arsenal for Chelsea
- February 16, 2018

Crucially for Chelsea ahead of a huge month on three fronts, Conte's forward options were replenished as Olivier Giroud was handed his full debut, whilst club record signing Alvaro Morata made his return after almost a month out with a back injury as a second-half substitute. (more...)
Pained Fans Bash Alvaro Morata After His Dancing Video with Wife Pained Fans Bash Alvaro Morata After His Dancing Video with Wife
- February 15, 2018

The images haven't gone down well at all with Chelsea fans, who want to see more commitment from the player and can not understand what he is doing dancing when he's supposed to be recovering from a delicate back injury. I don't know [when he will return] because he has this problem. He has this problem, we are trying to find a solution to solve the pain in his back. (more...)
Real Madrid vs PSG 14 February 2018: UCL Preview and Predictions
- February 14, 2018

Cavani himself has been in lethal form this term, with 28 goals in all competitions helping PSG to maintain their challenge for a clean sweep of trophies. "With the team that we have then we can do well and I am not thinking about what can happen in the future". "The first leg, at least, is always the tightest. (more...)
Porto Sweats Aboubakar Injury Entering Liverpool Champions League Clash Porto Sweats Aboubakar Injury Entering Liverpool Champions League Clash
- February 14, 2018

He made important saves from Cédric Soares and James Ward-Prowse. Here's what the manager had to say : "We have three or four players more than we would usually have". "He's been training for two days but after that long of a break, it will take time until he is able to play". It's interesting. It will be a special atmosphere as well and I'm really looking forward to it. (more...)
High winds force more event postponements at Winter Olympics High winds force more event postponements at Winter Olympics
- February 14, 2018

In the process, they've made a star out of American singer/songwriter April Meservy, the Toronto Star reported , after using her cover of U2's With or Without You as their accompaniment. "I don't think anyone can say for sure (high winds) caused this accident but I think it certainly needs to be reviewed", he said on Monday. "It was a long and hard day today", said the former Norwegian racer, twice a super-G world champion. (more...)
PGA golfer Bill Haas injured in auto crash near Riviera, authorities say PGA golfer Bill Haas injured in auto crash near Riviera, authorities say
- February 14, 2018

Los Angeles County fire officials told Los Angeles TV station KTLA that the driver of the Ferrari in which Haas was a passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. A vehicle that the LAPD said belonged to Luke - who previously appeared in Legally Blonde alongside Reese Witherspoon - was hit by a Ferrari. The six-time PGA Tour winner's father, Jay, told the Golf Channel on Wednesday that his son is expected to make a full recovery . (more...)
Higuain, Kane spearhead Juventus v Tottenham clash Higuain, Kane spearhead Juventus v Tottenham clash
- February 14, 2018

It was also an exciting first half in Basel, with Manchester City scoring three goals before going on to win 4-0 to leave it with one foot in the quarterfinals. "But we must be careful about his fitness and when it is good and he can train, he can make this type of performance because he is a great talented player". (more...)
India won ODI series in South Africa; Twitterati celebrate the winning India won ODI series in South Africa; Twitterati celebrate the winning
- February 14, 2018

Rohit, who scored 115 to end his run of low scores in South Africa , helped India score 274/7. His calling had become suspect after the double blow, with Shreyas Iyer waiting until his partner completely committed to the run. It was required because the visitors also suffered a mini-collapse, losing four wickets for 29 runs. The last match of the series is at Centurion in Pretoria on Friday and will be followed by three Twenty20 clashes. (more...)
Big Sam to be replaced? Zorro linked with Everton move Big Sam to be replaced? Zorro linked with Everton move
- February 12, 2018

That form line is starting to really test the patience of the Eagles fans, and a lot of them have run out of it where the striker is concerned. Hodgson revealed before the match that Allardyce had still not apologised for mocking his speech impediment during the "sting" footage that cost Allardyce his job as England manager in September 2016. (more...)
Comeback Complete: McMorris back on Olympic podium less than year after crash Comeback Complete: McMorris back on Olympic podium less than year after crash
- February 12, 2018

At just 17 years old, Gerard becomes the youngest usa snowboarder ever to win an Olympic medal, and the youngest snowboarding gold medalist of any nation since the sport was adding to the Olympic program 20 years ago. His countryman, Max Parrot , delivered a clean run, however he fell about one point shy of Gerard's score. "It's frustrating, it's disappointing and I can't really explain the Dutch sweep again", Blondin said . (more...)
Top overall seed in preliminary NCAA bracketing Top overall seed in preliminary NCAA bracketing
- February 12, 2018

John's at home and Virginia won at Florida State ". Check out a breakdown of the current regional matchups below. Duke is now the No. 7 team in the nation in the eyes of the NCAA men's basketball selection committee, which revealed its top 16 teams up to this point in the season Sunday afternoon on CBS. (more...)
Austria's David Gleirscher wins shocking gold in men's singles luge Austria's David Gleirscher wins shocking gold in men's singles luge
- February 12, 2018

Mazdzer had a little trouble in run 4, but held it together and it looked like he would end up with a bronze medal. After his final run, he ran into the stands immediately to hug his family. Mazdzer finished 13th in two previous Winter Games , so this was quite a step up. Any medal finish would be a huge accomplishment for Mazdzer, whose best finish in the recent World Cup was sixth place despite being ranked No. (more...)
Hernandez, Arnautovic strike to end West Ham's winless run Hernandez, Arnautovic strike to end West Ham's winless run
- February 11, 2018

The Hammers boss also commented on the return of both Michail Antonio and Arnautovic. West Ham's joint chairman David Sullivan has revealed plans to overhaul the club's player recruitment and scouting system amid criticism over their January dealings. (more...)
Rodney Hood traded to Cleveland Cavaliers Rodney Hood traded to Cleveland Cavaliers
- February 11, 2018

Derrick Rose will never see the floor as a member of the Utah Jazz . As for Hood, he's averaging 16.8 points per game for the Jazz and has proven to be a consistent scorer off the bench. Rose almost went to the Wolves in a trade involving Ricky Rubio last season at the deadline, but that trade fell apart last minute. The Hornets (23-31) will stick with what they have as they play their seventh road game in two weeks. (more...)
US Olympic Women's Ice Hockey Team: 5 Fast Facts to Know US Olympic Women's Ice Hockey Team: 5 Fast Facts to Know
- February 11, 2018

While Patrick Kane, Auston Matthews, Phil Kessel, Brock Boeser, Ryan McDonagh slog through the winter dog days of an interminable National Hockey League season that breaks for Christmas, bye weeks and All-Star activities, but not the Games. (more...)
Backgrounder: High-level meetings between South Korea, DPRK Backgrounder: High-level meetings between South Korea, DPRK
- February 11, 2018

Numerous protestors carried American flags, and one carried a banner making a direct plea to President Donald Trump . The rhetoric war between North Korea and the Trump administration hasn't skipped a beat in Pyeongchang . As First Vice Director of the Central Committee of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party, Kim has been an increasingly prominent figure in North Korea's leadership and is considered one of the few people who has earned her brother's absolute trust. (more...)
Pochettino: A risk to play on Rochdale pitch Pochettino: A risk to play on Rochdale pitch
- February 10, 2018

Never before have Spurs had a more straightforward route to the competition's last eight. The Argentina worldwide, who last found the net for his club in September 2016, struck the second goal after defender Dan Butler's own goal to help Tottenham beat fourth-tier Newport in their fourth round replay at Wembley. (more...)
Olympian Shani Davis Tears Into Team USA for Flag-Bearer Choice Olympian Shani Davis Tears Into Team USA for Flag-Bearer Choice
- February 10, 2018

Whether it was heads or tails, we may never know. It's hard to miss all the support for Olympian Erin Hamlin in her hometown of Remsen. "I know something about a coin toss, he told me last night", she said Thursday. What he's objecting to, I assume, is the fact that there was a tie in the first place. Team members voted. When that vote ended in a tie, the choice was left to a coin toss, according to reports. (more...)
6N: Jones starts mind games ahead of England-Wales 6N: Jones starts mind games ahead of England-Wales
- February 09, 2018

He is going to have [Chris] Robshaw at him, [Owen] Farrell at him, [Danny] Care at him - all guys that have played a lot of Test rugby. See PA story RUGBYU Wales . But McBryde laughed as he refused to get involved in any verbal jousting with Jones. "I am not going to try (to respond) with Eddie". "Listen, he's obviously got a few things to get off his chest and hopefully he'll feel better for it". (more...)
Super Eagles To Debut New Jerseys For Russia World Cup Super Eagles To Debut New Jerseys For Russia World Cup
- February 09, 2018

The away shirt is closer in resemblance to their more recent shirts with an all-over dark green design. According to Goal , the jerseys feature the home kits that pay tribute to the 1994 squad which they wore during the U.S. The kits ignites memory of the patterned Adidas jersey that the Super Eagles wore at the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia and their first World Cup in the United States of America that same year. (more...)
UGA National Signing Day Blog (The Sequel) UGA National Signing Day Blog (The Sequel)
- February 08, 2018

This includes Patrick Surtain Jr.'s choice between Alabama, Clemson, LSU and Miami; Tyson Campbell will choose from Alabama, Georgia and Miami; Nick Petit-Frere will decide between Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Alabama and Stanford. 1 player in the class. The same goes for strong-side defensive end Xavier Thomas, who ranks No. 3. This year was no different, as local athletes signed their letters of intent to play at the next level. (more...)
Two More Coaches Joining Josh McDaniels Staff with Colts Two More Coaches Joining Josh McDaniels Staff with Colts
- February 07, 2018

That's a list that includes Baylor head coach Matt Rhule and Seahawks defensive coordinator Kris Richard. The only hurdle to the Colts and McDaniels making it official was New England's appearance in Super Bowl LII Sunday in Minneapolis. (more...)
India eye historic lead against injury-hit Proteas India eye historic lead against injury-hit Proteas
- February 07, 2018

Ayabonga Khaka (2-47) provided the initial breakthrough for South Africa when she had Raut caught but Mandhana and Mithali Raj (45) struck together for a decisive 99 run stand for the second wicket, Mandhana went on to complete a quickfire half-century as India were placed comfortably at 154 for one in the 36th over. (more...)
Zhang beats home favourite Sindhu in BWF India Open women's singles final Zhang beats home favourite Sindhu in BWF India Open women's singles final
- February 06, 2018

In fact, Saina Nehwal too had left media awaiting after losing the quarterfinals on Friday. Prior to Sunday's loss, Sindhu had won twice and lost once at the Indonesia Super Series Premier previous year against the American. However, Intanon, had given her a tough fight in the beginning of the game, leading Sindhu 4-2 in head-to-head contest, before there was a tie. In a closely fought Final, Sindhu managed a mini comeback after trailing 17-19 at one point in the 3rd game. (more...)
Wenger hails instant impact from Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang Wenger hails instant impact from Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang
- February 06, 2018

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Eagles take 22-12 lead over Patriots into halftime of Super Bowl Eagles take 22-12 lead over Patriots into halftime of Super Bowl
- February 06, 2018

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Eagles coach Doug Pederson had a rough start in Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson had a rough start in Philadelphia
- February 06, 2018

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Varane assures Real Madrid fans: We'll be better against PSG Varane assures Real Madrid fans: We'll be better against PSG
- February 06, 2018

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PFA offer assistance to Leicester's Riyad Mahrez PFA offer assistance to Leicester's Riyad Mahrez
- February 05, 2018

Since the proposed move fell through, Mahrez has been making the headlines for missing training and angering his teammates, while he is yet to make a Premier League appearance since the end of the transfer saga. "Riyad is a good player but he is a good man also". Still, getting Mahrez through the door would be a challenge for the Gunners at this point, especially with City having already shown serious interest in the player. (more...)
Wenger: Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang are quick, have sharp movement Wenger: Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang are quick, have sharp movement
- February 05, 2018

Manchester United capture Mkhitaryan notched three assists as Arsenal thrashed the sorry Toffees who only had a Dominic Calvert-Lewin goal for consolation. You feel once he is in front of the defender it is hard to catch him. I liked the quality of his movement, I must say. "It is very good and positive signs". (more...)
Tom Brady Joined by Gisele Bundchen and Kids During Super Bowl Practice Tom Brady Joined by Gisele Bundchen and Kids During Super Bowl Practice
- February 05, 2018

Here, using Opta facts, we compare the two teams that will contest the greatest show on Earth at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis . It's a major reason why the Eagles (15-3) are playing the Patriots (15-3) in the Super Bowl on Sunday. (more...)
Liverpool: This is that back four we want to see against Spurs Liverpool: This is that back four we want to see against Spurs
- February 04, 2018

Kane, who wears No.10 rather than No.9 because he considers himself more than a goalscorer, is a very good all-round centre-forward. However, the Reds have been quite impressive against the top sides under Jurgen Klopp , and we don't see them losing against Spurs at Anfield . (more...)
No One's Buying Pep Guardiola's Excuse For Having Just Six Substitutes No One's Buying Pep Guardiola's Excuse For Having Just Six Substitutes
- February 04, 2018

Their roles will be crucial, if Burnley are to nip City's threat in the bud. He's certainly a doubt for Saturday, as is John Stones , and the Citizens are definitely missing Benjamin Mendy, Fabian Delph, Phil Foden, Leroy Sane and Gabriel Jesus. (more...)
Judge won't punish father who charged at Nassar Judge won't punish father who charged at Nassar
- February 04, 2018

The father, Randall Margraves, was almost within striking distance of Nassar before officers tackled him to the floor in front of shocked spectators including his daughters. "Would you give me one minute?" As uniformed officers pulled him from the courtroom, he implored them, "What if this happened to you guys?" Cunningham found him in direct contempt of court, but declined to fine or jail him. (more...)
Record Breaking Deadline Day Spending Record Breaking Deadline Day Spending
- February 04, 2018

Deadline day alone saw total spending of £150m. Liverpool managed to finally get hold of Virgil van Dijk for £75 million to help them to stop losing to lesser teams (which has worked a treat so far), and Adrien Silva was finally allowed to join Leicester having spent the last six months doing pretty much bugger all. (more...)
Ben Simmons reacts after Andre Drummond's selection as All-Star replacement Ben Simmons reacts after Andre Drummond's selection as All-Star replacement
- February 03, 2018

But that hope was quickly wiped away after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver picked Pistons center Andre Drummond to replace injured Wizards guard John Wall on Team LeBron in the February 18 All-Star Game. Named as Eastern Conference reserves were Love, Beal, Kristaps Porzingis, Kyle Lowry, Wall, Al Horford and Victor Oladipo. But by Tuesday evening, the announcement was made that Drummond would fill the void. (more...)
Entercom Suspends WEEI Host Entercom Suspends WEEI Host
- February 02, 2018

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New England Patriots: Tom Brady has stitches removed from hand New England Patriots: Tom Brady has stitches removed from hand
- February 02, 2018

Favre's illustrious career ended with the Vikings in 2010 after suffering a concussion at TCF Bank Stadium. Of course , Wentz tore his ACL in Week 14, but backup, Nick Foles , is in a position to become the 10th reserve quarterback to win a Super Bowl . (more...)
Pelicans acquire Nikola Mirotic for three players, first-round pick Pelicans acquire Nikola Mirotic for three players, first-round pick
- February 02, 2018

The Pelicans are apparently now ready to pick up Mirotic's $12.5 million contract option for next season. That deal fell apart because Mirotić refused to waive his guaranteed $12.5 million for next season. A win-win for both teams, as it was never "if" for Mirotic to be traded, only when. This was Mirotic's final pump-fake as a member of the Bulls. I'd say probably not. (more...)
Former San Diego Padres GM, Kevin Towers, Passes Away at 56 Former San Diego Padres GM, Kevin Towers, Passes Away at 56
- February 01, 2018

Considered one of baseball's most respected General Managers, he served in that capacity for 18 seasons with the D-backs and San Diego Padres (1996-2009). The Padres' run at the World Series in 1998 was credited for voters approving funding for Petco Park , which opened in 2004. Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers talks to the press at the team's spring training baseball facility in Scottsdale, Ariz. (more...)