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WARNING GRAPHIC LANGUAGE: ESPN's Katie Nolan calls Donald Trump a 'stupid person WARNING GRAPHIC LANGUAGE: ESPN's Katie Nolan calls Donald Trump a 'stupid person
- January 05, 2018

The sports network said it addressed the matter with Nolan, but it will not punish her beyond that, TMZ reported Friday. Nolan was hired by ESPN in October of 2017 after previously working for Fox Sports. Hill, who was suspended for two weeks following additional tweets about Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and the NFL national anthem protests, admitted that she felt much of the backlash she faced was partially due to the medium she used and that her words may not have caused such ... (more...)
Jesse Lingard Leads Manchester United to FA Cup Win vs. Derby County Jesse Lingard Leads Manchester United to FA Cup Win vs. Derby County
- January 05, 2018

With BBC choosing to overlook Manchester United's FA Cup third round tie with Derby County in favour of showing the Merseyside Derby , few were really surprised. Samuel Luckhurst of the Manchester Evening News confirmed both lineups, with United giving a start to Henrikh Mkhitaryan , while Marcus Rashford led the line up top. (more...)
Conor McGregor & Dana White Slam 'Weasel' Stephen Espinoza Conor McGregor & Dana White Slam 'Weasel' Stephen Espinoza
- January 05, 2018

As for the pay-per-view numbers, White has stated that the card did over 6.7 million pay-per-view buys worldwide, which he adds was the most successful event of all time regardless of the North American numbers released by Showtime. I think she matches up very well with Cyborg too, and I think that's a fun fight. Espinoza tweeted, "Sounds like he's upset because we committed the cardinal sin of telling the truth (when we released the accurate total for N. (more...)
Everton Complete £27m Deal For Turkish International Striker Everton Complete £27m Deal For Turkish International Striker
- January 05, 2018

After signing the deal, Tosun told EvertonTV: "It feels great to be an Everton player". However, Everton will now have to hope that the £27m Tosun can succeed where Ramirez failed, in adapting to the Premier League as quickly as possible. (more...)
Minnesota center Reggie Lynch suspended until 2020 for sexual misconduct Minnesota center Reggie Lynch suspended until 2020 for sexual misconduct
- January 05, 2018

University of Minnesota men's basketball star Reggie Lynch faces suspension and a complete ban from campus until at least 2020 after a school investigation found him responsible in a sexual misconduct incident. Lynch was cleared and no charges were filed. Coyle did add that Lynch can still practice with the basketball team at this time. The new suspension focuses on an incident the month before the already investigated May incident. (more...)
Lamar Jackson Declares for NFL Draft Lamar Jackson Declares for NFL Draft
- January 05, 2018

He put up similar numbers in 2017, breaking his own rushing record with 1,601 yards while adding 3,660 pass yards and 16 touchdowns. "My time in Louisville has produced some of the best memories of my life", Jackson wrote Friday morning on Twitter . (more...)
Royal baby JOY! Queen's granddaughter expecting second child
- January 05, 2018

A spokeswoman for the couple said at the time: "Very sadly, Zara and Mike Tindall have lost their baby". In her Christmas speech, the Queen said her family "look forward to welcoming new members into it next year". Congratulations to Zara Tindall and the entire royal family! The two announced in November 2016 that they were expecting in late spring 2017, but revealed only weeks later that they had suffered a miscarriage . (more...)
Hopman Cup: Thanasi Kokkinakis in shock win against Alexander Zverev Hopman Cup: Thanasi Kokkinakis in shock win against Alexander Zverev
- January 05, 2018

With Zverev's form faltering noticeably, the Germans dropped the first set in the Fast4 doubles. The problem was, Australia also wanted to end this year's edition of Hopman Cup with a win, and Gavrilova and Kokkinakis won the opening set by 4-1, breaking both Zverev and Kerber for a nice start. (more...)
IPL player retention: Dhoni, Kohli, Rohit, ABD, stay with their franchises IPL player retention: Dhoni, Kohli, Rohit, ABD, stay with their franchises
- January 05, 2018

MS Dhoni was retained for Rs 15 crore while Raina and Jadeja were kept for Rs 11 crore and Rs 7 crore, respectively. Thursday was the final deadline for the franchises to opt for their key players through the retention process with the auctions for this year's league slated on January 27. (more...)
Lithuanian Reporter Asked Out LiAngelo Ball During Press Conference Lithuanian Reporter Asked Out LiAngelo Ball During Press Conference
- January 05, 2018

The Ball brothers Lithuanian club team, Vytautas Prienai, reportedly sent Amazon around 500 jerseys to sell, which promptly sold out . But maybe you like the Ball family drama. Edvinas Seskus, Preinu Vytautas' shooting guard who also happens to be the son of the coach, getting up some shots - and making a bunch - after practice. (more...)
Wenger hit with three-match touchline ban Wenger hit with three-match touchline ban
- January 05, 2018

Wenger was incensed at Calum Chambers being penalized for a handball and West Brom converting the resulting penalty to equalize. His ban will also cover the League Cup semi-final first leg at Chelsea on January 10 and next weekend's Premier League trip to Bournemouth . (more...)
Bills fans also donating to Bengals WR Tyler Boyd's charity Bills fans also donating to Bengals WR Tyler Boyd's charity
- January 05, 2018

The win knocked the Ravens out of the playoffs and pushed the Bills in. What a great moment it was, the Bengals beating the Ravens in the final seconds after Andy Dalton threw to Tyler Boyd for a touchdown. Dalton said that as of Thursday morning, Bills fans have donated almost $300,000 to his charity, the Andy & Jordan Dalton Foundation . Dalton's foundation provides support, resources, opportunities and life-changing experiences to seriously ill and physically challenged children ... (more...)
Rockets plan to keep Gerald Green for the rest of the season Rockets plan to keep Gerald Green for the rest of the season
- January 05, 2018

We know it's a team that's going to be contending for a title along with us and couple other teams. Durant's comments came ahead of the Warriors' road clash with the Rockets on Thursday. Gerald Green matched his career best of eight 3-pointers en route to a season-best 29-point outing, and Chris Paul added 28 points and nine assists. (more...)
Raiders Didn't Violate Rooney Rule Amid Jon Gruden Rumors, NFL Spokesman Says Raiders Didn't Violate Rooney Rule Amid Jon Gruden Rumors, NFL Spokesman Says
- January 05, 2018

Steve Corkran of RaidersSnakePit.com first reported the news. Though Gruden has been out of coaching for nine years, he has followed the game closely as the lead analyst for ESPN. Jon Gruden will leave retirement to take over the Raiders once again. Per Rapoport, the team conducted an interview with tight ends coach Bobby Johnson, and the Raiders had another undisclosed interview earlier in the week. (more...)
Pep Guardiola sticks with winning formula despite busy festive period Pep Guardiola sticks with winning formula despite busy festive period
- January 05, 2018

The big bosses should reflect that. "I am not saying you have to change the awesome thing that you play on Boxing Day and the people can watch at home all around the world - but you cannot play a tough game at midday at Selhurst Park, come back, the people can celebrate New Year's Eve and then play two days later". (more...)
Chiefs have reasons for optimism, concern in playoff meeting with Titans Chiefs have reasons for optimism, concern in playoff meeting with Titans
- January 05, 2018

Either way, someone's playoff thirst gets quenched Saturday when the teams meet to open the wild-card round at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. The 29-year-old Charles has collected 60 tackles, five sacks and two forced fumbles in 49 career games with the Tennessee Titans , Buffalo Bills, Detroit Lions and Jacksonville Jaguars . (more...)
Emre Can will join Juventus in the summer Emre Can will join Juventus in the summer
- January 05, 2018

He is young but with global experience. "We're all aware of Emre Can's qualities". The German worldwide is a free agent in June and will be able to agree terms with a club in February and it looks increasingly likely that it'll be Juventus that get the player. (more...)
Alabama LB Anfernee Jennings Injured During Garbage Time Of Sugar Bowl Alabama LB Anfernee Jennings Injured During Garbage Time Of Sugar Bowl
- January 05, 2018

Behind Jennings, Alabama held the Tigers to 64 yards rushing and 188 total yards. The outside linebacker had five tackles - three for loss including his first sack of the season. Everybody took ownership for their role, whether it was a kickoff cover team or the defense. Alabama plays Georgia at 7 p.m. CT Monday in the College Football Playoff national championship game. (more...)
UCF To Hang National Championship Banner And Throw A Parade UCF To Hang National Championship Banner And Throw A Parade
- January 05, 2018

The Knights were left out of the College Football Playoff selection despite their undefeated record and AAC championship title. A parade only lasts a couple of hours and you can change your Twitter bio with a few keystrokes, but UCF is about to make its claim permanent. (more...)
What we learned from ESPN's report on the Patriots' changing dynamic What we learned from ESPN's report on the Patriots' changing dynamic
- January 05, 2018

Belichick and Kraft met frequently throughout the fall to discuss the quarterback situation. Wickersham notes that there are some people who believe this could be Belichick's previous year with the Patriots. Although the Patriots defeated the Texans, 34-16, Belichick took issue with Brady's performance: 18-for-38, two touchdowns, and two interceptions. When he arrived, the door was locked and they also wouldn't answer his calls. (more...)
Supreme Court directs BCCI to allow Bihar to compete in Ranji Trophy
- January 05, 2018

It's about kids in Bihar who have now got the right to play in Indian cricket circuit. Watch this video to find out more. A top official of the BCCI said that the "Board will abide by the SC orders and Bihar will play in Ranji championship next season". (more...)
Josh McDaniels reportedly viewed as strong candidate for Colts Josh McDaniels reportedly viewed as strong candidate for Colts
- January 05, 2018

As far as coaching, McDaniels has proven to be one of the best offensive minds in the game. Brady said McDaniels has done an incredible job with the Patriots , calling him an incredible coach and a great friend. McDaniels , 41, has spent 14 of the past 17 seasons on the Patriots' coaching staff. Following a 3-9 start in 2010, he was sacked and eventually rejoined the Patriots as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach in 2012, positions he's held ever since. (more...)
National Football League viewership dropped 10 percent in 2017 National Football League viewership dropped 10 percent in 2017
- January 05, 2018

The big drop in mid-week games might give the NFL Players Association some unexpected leverage. The average audience size declined 9.7 percent with 14.9 million viewers compared to the 2016 regular season's viewership of 16.5 million, The Wall Street Journal reported . (more...)
Texas A&M Reportedly Close To Poaching DC Dave Aranda From LSU Texas A&M Reportedly Close To Poaching DC Dave Aranda From LSU
- January 05, 2018

Fisher came over to A&M from Florida State, where he won the BCS Championship after the 2013 season. Multiple outlets are reporting that LSU DC Dave Aranda has signed a new four-year contract set to run through the 2021 season. Canada stayed on through the Citrus Bowl. That $2.5 million annually is also a record salary for any assistant . Orgeron was promoted to interim coach in 2016 after Les Miles was sacked and given the permanent job in 2017. (more...)
Bay Area reacts to strong natural disaster Bay Area reacts to strong natural disaster
- January 05, 2018

Several jolts were also felt at San Francisco International Airport. The USGS also said that the agency would not be issuing alerts for the 4.4 magnitude natural disaster because quakes of that size "tend not to do that much damage". The quake had a preliminary depth of 8 miles. Interim San Francisco Mayor London Breed advised residents of the city that "there is no tsunami expected and departments are working on preliminary damage reports". (more...)