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Crystal Palace boss Hodgson: Zaha tough to keep; Arsenal a huge test Crystal Palace boss Hodgson: Zaha tough to keep; Arsenal a huge test
- December 28, 2017

Arsene Wenger's side had to settle for draws against strugglers Southampton and West Ham United , and failed to hold on to three points against Liverpool before Christmas having come from 2-0 down to lead the Reds 3-2. Roy Hodgson has been doing remarkably with the Eagles since he took over the club's helm and has dragged them out of relegation zone with estimable performances. (more...)
Parker agrees '30-35% split' for unification showdown with Anthony Joshua Parker agrees '30-35% split' for unification showdown with Anthony Joshua
- December 28, 2017

Parker's promoter David Higgins told ESPN that the issue has now been resolved and Joshua's camp has sent him a contract. "The fight has never been closer ". "My gut feeling is there will be a deal. We're only haggling over officials". "That would be a great achievement I think, he said ". Around 78,000 filled the Principality Stadium a few months back to see Joshua's latest defence, and after Hearn admitted the venue is the frontrunner for the next big heavyweight bout, it was ... (more...)
DONE DEAL? Everton agree fee with Besiktas for Cenk Tosun DONE DEAL? Everton agree fee with Besiktas for Cenk Tosun
- December 28, 2017

The Sun says the Blues are set to complete the £25 million signing of Tosun. However, there might just be light at the end of the tunnel for Evertonians as the club is on the brink of signing the striker they have been chasing for quite a while now. (more...)
Kylian Mbappe reveals talks with Real before PSG move Kylian Mbappe reveals talks with Real before PSG move
- December 28, 2017

The striker is touted as a potential successor to the Real Madrid star at the top of the world's game, but he hopes to outshine him this season " I admired him when I was younger, but that ended. "You learn from them, of course. No, I wanted to play for PSG and I am happy for now with how things are going", he said. "He is a fantastic player but when you look at what PSG have, we have players on a similar level to that, such as Neymar". (more...)
Man United to launch £60m bid for Dybala Man United to launch £60m bid for Dybala
- December 28, 2017

Despite probably being the most flawless player to lead the line for United, record breaking Harry Kane would most likely command a transfer fee of around £200m - a fee I can't personally see the club paying, especially having just spent £75m on Lukaku. (more...)
Serena Williams set for likely Australian Open comeback after pregnancy Serena Williams set for likely Australian Open comeback after pregnancy
- December 28, 2017

In preparation for her comeback, Williams has posted a few not-so-subtle photos on Instagram recently. Andy Murray flew out of the United Kingdom yesterday on his way to an extended stopover in Abu Dhabi and then the ultimate destination of Australia, where he still hopes to be fit enough to participate in the year's first grand slam tournament on Jan 15. (more...)
Unwell Smith adds to Australia woes Unwell Smith adds to Australia woes
- December 28, 2017

England will resume their first innings on 192-2 on Thursday, a deficit of 135 runs, after Australia had earlier collapsed from 260-3 to 327 all out. Warner received a massive let-off on 99 to claim his 21st Test hundred as an Australia side chasing a series whitewash took full advantage of winning the toss on an unresponsive Melbourne Cricket Ground drop-in pitch. (more...)
49ers vs. Rams: 5 Week 17 storylines to watch for San Francisco 49ers vs. Rams: 5 Week 17 storylines to watch for San Francisco
- December 28, 2017

Goff said McVay made "a good decision" to rest players against the 49ers, even though Goff feels good. "We want to make sure that we take care of that and handle that in a first-class way and that's exactly what we'll do". But those things are all definitely connected. Particularly offensively, McVay said there is some concern about taking the unit out of its rhythm. "It's something that you always want to be mindful of", McVay said. (more...)
Jose Mourinho being let down by Manchester United players, says Ray Wilkins Jose Mourinho being let down by Manchester United players, says Ray Wilkins
- December 28, 2017

Manchester United piled on plenty of pressure but Burnley doubled their lead in the 36th minute. He will continue to be linked with any vacancies which present themselves at big clubs and his meticulous attention to detail is just one aspect of his personality which has seen Dyche transform from old-fashioned centre-half into one of the most respected managers in the country. (more...)
Arsene Wenger says Jack Wilshere Arsenal deal depends on financial terms Arsene Wenger says Jack Wilshere Arsenal deal depends on financial terms
- December 28, 2017

The midfielder is out of contract in the summer but has impressed Wenger this season after gradually returning to the first team after a season-long loan at Bournemouth. While Liverpool, Tottenham and Chelsea all won on Boxing Day to intensify the battle for a Champions League spot, sixth-placed Arsenal risk losing ground if they fail to claim three points against Palace. (more...)
George, Westbrook lead Thunder past Raptors 124-107 George, Westbrook lead Thunder past Raptors 124-107
- December 28, 2017

He got a piece of the shot, which traveled only 15 of the necessary 24 feet to the hoop. Kyle Lowry vs. Russell Westbrook - With DeRozan likely to be preoccupied with either Roberson or George for virtually the entire game, it will be up to Lowry to carry the Raptors offense for stretches if DeRozan can not get going. (more...)
Henderson County unemployment rate rises slightly Henderson County unemployment rate rises slightly
- December 28, 2017

Department of Labor reported the state's nonfarm jobs stood at 1,974,900 in November, up 0.5 percent from a year ago. But all area towns are still face unemployment higher than last year's numbers. "It looks like (the growth in jobs) was broad-based increases across several education entities", Rooney said. Other services gained 500 jobs, according to federal estimates. (more...)
5 bold predictions vs. Washington State in Holiday Bowl 5 bold predictions vs. Washington State in Holiday Bowl
- December 28, 2017

On the flip side, the balanced MSU offense should be able to move the ball on WSU. Washington State's offensive line has been struggling all season long. To the Spartans' credit, time and again they've relied on the defense to close games down the stretch. And a lot of that has come from Falk and his receiving core, though the Cougars will be down a pair of pass-catchers in Tavares Martin and Isaiah Johnson-Mack. (more...)
Celtic confirm Hayes leg break Celtic confirm Hayes leg break
- December 28, 2017

Rangers defeated Motherwell 2-0 ahead of Saturday's Old Firm derby, while it finished 0-0 in the Edinburgh derby between Hearts and Hibernian, and there was also a share of the spoils in the 1-1 draw between Ross County and St Johnstone. "I'm buzzing with getting a goal and I want to score more goals for the team so hopefully I just keep doing that". "Dundee have shown here against the likes of Aberdeen, even though they lost; winning that game against Rangers and some of the other ... (more...)
Bob Myers skeptical Stephen Curry plays on Friday vs. Charlotte Bob Myers skeptical Stephen Curry plays on Friday vs. Charlotte
- December 28, 2017

ESPN's Ramona Shelburne cited Warriors head coach Steve Kerr saying that Curry "needs to go through 2-3 practices before he comes back". "We have a back-to-back and so that would put him right into a back-to-back situation, which probably is not good for any player coming off [an injury]", Myers said. (more...)
James Harden Visits Meek Mill in Prison 'His Spirit is High' James Harden Visits Meek Mill in Prison 'His Spirit is High'
- December 28, 2017

According to TMZ , the MVP candidate visited the MMG artist at the State Correctional Institution in Chester, Pa. on Tuesday. "Got a chance to see my bro @meekmill today", Harden posted to his Instagram story. For Harden, the objective of the visit was to keep Meek Mill's spirits up during the holiday season, and he'll make another gesture when his Rockets steps on the court against the Celtics in Boston. (more...)
Georges St-Pierre vs. Conor McGregor: Coach Makes Case For Georges St-Pierre vs. Conor McGregor: Coach Makes Case For "Phenomenal Fight"
- December 28, 2017

McGregor is by far the biggest draw in the history of the sport, while St-Pierre has routinely pulled in gaudy numbers on pay-per-view and at the box office every time he fights. That's why I put (a mandatory title defense) into his contract. 'I don't know, man. "I don't think it's a insane fight". That might be the case, but the reason for McGregor vs. (more...)
Auto registered to Buccaneers wide receiver involved in accident; marijuana, bullets inside Auto registered to Buccaneers wide receiver involved in accident; marijuana, bullets inside
- December 28, 2017

No arrests have been made, and the report said "it is unclear who was driving the vehicle at the time of the crash". "We are aware of a one-car accident involving a vehicle registered to DeSean Jackson on the night of December 24", Bucs general manager Jason Licht said in a statement released by the team on Wednesday. (more...)
Hue Jackson confirms he will jump in Lake Erie Hue Jackson confirms he will jump in Lake Erie
- December 28, 2017

I assume it wouldn't go over too well. It'd be something that we're going to make special. It's a really good fan base and most definitely doesn't deserve the sadness we've seen from this mistake by the lake in recent decades. "That is the type of person I am, so that is what we have to do". There was actually a loophole here that Jackson could have taken advantage of. Hue Jackson might have made a habit of passing the buck and driving the bus over folks throughout the miserable 2017 ... (more...)
Auburn, UCF enjoy Atlanta ahead of 2018 Peach Bowl
- December 28, 2017

He said all of his players got home and back to Atlanta safe. The Tigers enter the Peach Bowl at No. 7 in both major polls, and a win over No. 12 UCF would put them in a position to open next season as a top-five team given all they could have coming back. (more...)
Active Volume Stock: Ignyta, Inc. (RXDX)
- December 27, 2017

By taking a look at the stock's current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BEARISH with HIGH volatility. OrganiGram Holdings Inc. (OTCMKTS:OGRMF) has 0.00% since December 26, 2016 and is. Eventide Asset Management Lc invested in 0.24% or 344,000 shares. (NASDAQ: RXDX ). Parametric Portfolio Limited Liability Com reported 50,803 shares or 0% of all its holdings. (more...)
PM Modi is New Santa For New India, Says Ananth Kumar PM Modi is New Santa For New India, Says Ananth Kumar
- December 27, 2017

PM Modi at Shimla's Indian Coffee House . Modi often used to spend time at this coffee shop several years ago, when he was in the state for party-related work. For many, the sight of a Prime Minister sipping coffee on the Mall Road was very pleasant and a moment to cherish forever. The remarks came a day after senior Congress leader Manish Tewari took a swipe at Modi by likening him to Santa and said he has taken away all the money and left people only with socks. (more...)
Arsene Wenger Believes Jack Wilshere Will Sign New Arsenal Deal Arsene Wenger Believes Jack Wilshere Will Sign New Arsenal Deal
- December 27, 2017

The Premier League rumbles on on Thursday night as Arsenal prepare to travel to Crystal Palace , hoping to right the wrongs of just six points from their last 15, including three draws. When asked when they will return to action, Wenger replied: 'Nacho I would say 10 days. "What is most important is that you deal with your own situation as well as you can and, yes, Manchester City are richer than us and, yes, Chelsea is richer than us and, yes, Manchester United are richer than us". (more...)
Chiefs to start Patrick Mahomes in season finale Chiefs to start Patrick Mahomes in season finale
- December 27, 2017

Kansas City clinched the AFC West with a win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday and are locked into the No. 4 seed in the AFC. On Wednesday, Reid announced that Patrick Mahomes will start against the Denver Broncos on Sunday. The former Texas Tech quarterback has not thrown a pass yet this year, but he went 34 of 54 for 390 yards with four touchdowns and no interceptions in the preseason. (more...)
Nick Saban, Alabama players taking Sugar Bowl seriously Nick Saban, Alabama players taking Sugar Bowl seriously
- December 27, 2017

Alabama made it into the playoff as an at-large selection after losing to Auburn in the regular-season finale, denying the Crimson Tide an opportunity to win the SEC championship and control their own destiny. "No reason for it not to be high". The series then took another hiatus - albeit much shorter than before - and they didn't meet again until the 2015 national championship, when Alabama won their 13th straight. (more...)

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