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Isaiah Thomas has 'love' for Boston, forgives Danny Ainge Isaiah Thomas has 'love' for Boston, forgives Danny Ainge
- January 05, 2018

Boston Celtics forwards Jayson Tatum (0) and Al Horford (42) try to stop Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James , right, on a drive to the basket during the first quarter. Although he had expressed shock at the trade and held a grudge toward Danny Ainge, who orchestrated it, the relationship between him and the Boston fans remains unblemished. (more...)
Bellerin strikes at the death as Arsenal, Chelsea share spoils Bellerin strikes at the death as Arsenal, Chelsea share spoils
- January 05, 2018

The Spain worldwide looked to have made a costly error when he clipped the foot of Chelsea's Eden Hazard in the penalty area which allowed the Belgian to make it 1-1 from the penalty spot after Jack Wilshere had put Arsenal ahead on 63 minutes. (more...)
Everton contact Arsenal over Theo Walcott Everton contact Arsenal over Theo Walcott
- January 05, 2018

The 28-year-old has made nearly 400 appearances for Arsenal since he joined as a 16-year-old, but his career has been punctuated by the feeling he has not reached his true potential, though his inclusion in the 2006 World Cup squad will have done him no favours in contributing to the lofty expectations placed on him. (more...)
Kyle Edmund crashes out to Grigor Dimitrov after nasty fall in Brisbane Kyle Edmund crashes out to Grigor Dimitrov after nasty fall in Brisbane
- January 05, 2018

Grigor Dimitrov had to dig deep and save two match points against Australia's John Millman in the second round of the Brisbane International , wrapping up a late-night 4-6, 7-6 (10-8), 6-3 victory in just over two hours and a half. She had looked in fine form during the quarter-final against Elina Svitolina , but called time on her participation with the Ukrainian leading 1-6 7-6 (8/6) 3-2. (more...)
Confusion reigns over Mourinho's long-term United future Confusion reigns over Mourinho's long-term United future
- January 05, 2018

Manchester United have held extensive talks with Jose Mourinho over an extension to his contract at Old Trafford. Mourinho came out fighting on Thursday to dismiss reports that suggested that he could resign as Manchester United manager at the end of the season and termed it "garbage" news. (more...)
Liverpool vs Everton FA Cup preview Liverpool vs Everton FA Cup preview
- January 05, 2018

Klopp also confirmed £75m defender Virgil van Dijk could make his debut. "Mo and Phil are not available, with Virgil it's different, we have to see", Klopp told reporters on Thursday. Otherwise we might have to play again. As far as the team news is concerned, Klopp is dealing with more than a few injury concerns and he would also like to rest a few key players after such a busy festive period. (more...)
Trump expected to attend college football national championship Trump expected to attend college football national championship
- January 05, 2018

Senate over Republican Roy Moore, whom the president had endorsed. Georgia survived a double-overtime thriller against Oklahoma to secure its spot in the championship. This would be Trump's second visit to Georgia since winning the presidency. For Georgia, a president's attendance could bode well: With President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn in the stands at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, Georgia won a national championship by defeating Notre Dame on January 1, 1981. (more...)
Leafs bite Sharks for win in OT after rare Andersen gaffe Leafs bite Sharks for win in OT after rare Andersen gaffe
- January 05, 2018

The beard-acide came in the midst of a fight between the two, and you can get a clear snapshot of where Kadri came away with a handful of hair here. Frederik Andersen gave Chris Tierney a big gift but pulled the rug out from under him and the San Jose Sharks when it mattered. (more...)
Son Strike Salvages Point For Spurs Vs West Ham Son Strike Salvages Point For Spurs Vs West Ham
- January 05, 2018

But this contest lacked nothing for excitement, as West Ham showed all their new-found resilience under David Moyes and would have had a shock win were it not for Son's late intervention. Both sides had been afforded only 48 hours rest here, although West Ham enjoyed the smoother turn-around given their crunch win over West Brom came only a short train ride away in east London , while Spurs were still flying back from their own victory in Swansea in the early hours of Wednesday morning. (more...)
Chelsea close to signing Everton's Barkley for £15m, according to reports Chelsea close to signing Everton's Barkley for £15m, according to reports
- January 05, 2018

The England worldwide has now returned to training after a painstaking rehabilitation and Antonio Conte, the Chelsea head coach, wants to bolster his squad in January. However, with Everton boss Sam Allardyce confirming that Barkley would leave the club it looks like the Blues are in prime position as of right now. (more...)
Defending champ Williams out of Australian Open Defending champ Williams out of Australian Open
- January 05, 2018

The 23-time Grand Slam victor played her first match since giving birth at the World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi on December 30, losing her exhibition match to reigning French Open Champion Jelena Ostapenko. Venus has returned and is playing in Sydney next week to prepare for the Australian Open, which begins January 15. "I appreciate the support and understanding of my fans and everyone at the Australian Open". (more...)
Liverpool Now Considering Philippe Coutinho Sale to Barcelona Liverpool Now Considering Philippe Coutinho Sale to Barcelona
- January 05, 2018

Speaking to the media ahead of Friday's FA Cup clash with Everton , Klopp says all the chatter is not an issue for his players. Barcelona had three bids rejected in the summer and Coutinho handed in a transfer request. Good player, of course... but do not know what will happen in the future. "That's not my cup of tea". Goal revealed earlier this week that Liverpool tried to convince Coutinho to remain at Anfield by proposing "multiple incentives and a greater wage packet to ... (more...)
Ryan Shazier's Dad Says His Son Has Regained Feeling In His Legs Ryan Shazier's Dad Says His Son Has Regained Feeling In His Legs
- January 05, 2018

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier is making progress. He was rushed to University of Cincinnati Trauma Center, a Level I trauma center, and was then transferred to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he underwent spinal stabilization surgery . (more...)
Royals acquire pitcher, infielder in trade involving pitcher Joakim Soria Royals acquire pitcher, infielder in trade involving pitcher Joakim Soria
- January 05, 2018

Kansas City is receiving right-handed starting pitcher Trevor Oaks and minor league infielder Erick Mejia from the Dodgers. Avilan, meanwhile, posted a 2.93 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, and 52 strikeouts in 42 innings over 61 appearances for the Dodgers in 2017. (more...)
Mike Elko Leaving Notre Dame For Texas A&M Mike Elko Leaving Notre Dame For Texas A&M
- January 05, 2018

That's where Mike Elko comes in. Per ESPN's Chris Low , Elko will receive a multiyear contract and is expected to earn approximately $2 million annually at Texas A&M . Fisher signed a 10-year, $75 million guaranteed contract in December, so between Fisher and Elko they're making almost $10 million annually to try to make A&M relevant in title races again. (more...)
EPL: Morata sets new record in Chelsea, Arsenal clash EPL: Morata sets new record in Chelsea, Arsenal clash
- January 05, 2018

But he is young and needs to continue to work. "But at the same time I'm very happy for his commitment, his effort for the team". Eden Hazard managed to cancel out Jack Wilshere's opener from the penalty spot after Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin was adjudged to have brought down the Chelsea No10. (more...)
2017 was an unbelievable year for me - Salah 2017 was an unbelievable year for me - Salah
- January 05, 2018

In what was a strong year for African Liverpool forwards, Senegalese worldwide Sadio Mane came second in the voting, with 2015 victor, Gabon and Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, coming in at third place. The bigwigs of African football will come together in Accra, Ghana on Thursday to crown the best African footballer of 2017, and there can be no other victor than the Egyptian, Mohammed Salah. (more...)
Bucks' Antetokounmpo leads NBA All-Star balloting Bucks' Antetokounmpo leads NBA All-Star balloting
- January 05, 2018

Antetokounmpo received 863,416 votes to edge James (856,080) by almost 7,500 votes for the top spot in the Eastern Conference and overall after the first 12 days of balloting. The second round of fan voting updates will be released on January 11 with voting will concluding on January 15. TNT will reveal the All-Star Game starters, including the two captains, on Thursday, Jan. (more...)
Chelsea, Conte gives update on Cheillini pursuit Chelsea, Conte gives update on Cheillini pursuit
- January 05, 2018

Luiz was rumoured to have fallen out with Blues boss Antonio Conte in November, which has lead to his repeated exclusion from the Chelsea team. The last couple of days he worked with us and he could be in contention for the Norwich game. (more...)
Will Man City move for Alexis Sanchez in January? Will Man City move for Alexis Sanchez in January?
- January 05, 2018

The Chilean's contract expires at the end of the season and Arsenal could be tempted to take the last opportunity to cash in on their star player before losing him on a free transfer. "There are some people who want to always create problems". "There was never a problem inside", Wenger said. "We focus on our own problems, that's the only thing". (more...)
Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley injured on New Year's Eve outside bar Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley injured on New Year's Eve outside bar
- January 03, 2018

Police were reportedly involved in the incident, which happened outside a bar called Tequila Cowboy, according to 93.7 The Fan's Andrew Fillipponi . Haley, who has been Pittsburgh's offensive coordinator since 2012, missed work on Tuesday because of the injury. (more...)
Everton will reportedly have to splash £30million to land top January target Everton will reportedly have to splash £30million to land top January target
- January 03, 2018

Interestingly, though, Allardyce admitted earlier in December that Director of Football Steve Walsh was the man responsible for identifying targets. "It certainly will if whoever we get scores goals". "I can't guarantee whoever we get will score goals, but I hope he does". "We are in a risk business and I calculate the risk to its minimum but it is always risky but I'm prepared to take that risk and live or die by that judgement". (more...)
Google addresses error that labeled LaVar Ball the founder of the National Basketball Association Google addresses error that labeled LaVar Ball the founder of the National Basketball Association
- January 03, 2018

Well, he was for a little while, at least. According to ESPN's Darren Rovell , Google isn't sure how LaVar ended up as the "NBA Founder", but they have since changed his short bio back to "media personality". He wants to create an opportunity for players to make money playing basketball out of high school without going to college. The league that became the National Basketball Association was founded by a consortium of arena owners in the mid-1940s, and took on the familiar "NBA" name after ... (more...)
Liverpool top-scorer Mo Salah could miss Burnley game through injury Liverpool top-scorer Mo Salah could miss Burnley game through injury
- January 03, 2018

The 25-year-old, signed from Roma in the summer, has now equalled Roger Hunt's club record from 1960/61 of having scored 23 goals in all competitions before the turn of the year. "It was one of the best games we've played so far (this season)". "They're really good, organised, it's hard", continued the German, who believes an early goal could be crucial. (more...)
McCarthy ready for Crystal Palace reunion; Bertrand returns McCarthy ready for Crystal Palace reunion; Bertrand returns
- January 02, 2018

Appearing to be a man under pressure Mauricio Pellegrino will be desperate to improve on his sides form at St. Mary's this year. The Saints closed 2017 going winless in their last eight games of the year. With Mamadou Sakho and Joel Ward also injured, Martin Kelly and Damien Delaney will vie for selection in central defense. This is my goal from the first day. (more...)