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FA Cup: Aguero hits brace in Manchester City hammering of Burnley FA Cup: Aguero hits brace in Manchester City hammering of Burnley
- January 09, 2018

Burnley , seventh in the Premier League, grabbed a 25th- minute lead when City defender John Stones mis-kicked a Sam Vokes knockdown and Ashley Barnes and the striker burst goalwards before blasting the ball past Claudio Bravo . Manchester City are now the table-toppers in Premier League. The presence of Bravo in the City goal may have had something to do with it and it was only Stones' second game back after six weeks out injured, but it was an indication that Pep's work on Stones ... (more...)
Alabama football takes national championship over Georgia in OT Alabama football takes national championship over Georgia in OT
- January 09, 2018

From the Georgia perspective, it's important that two of its biggest stars have some experience against the Crimson Tide, albeit against a different group of defenders, but it should still help ease whatever nerves are there entering the sport's biggest stage. (more...)
Foothill League coaches predict the College Football National Championship
- January 09, 2018

Georgia will pick and choose its time to open things up, hit a few big plays and control the game throughout. While Georgia played in the closer, more emotional contest in the semifinals, Alabama played in the more physical game that cost it two starters. (more...)
Antonio Conte v Jose Mourinho: Let's get ready to rumble? Antonio Conte v Jose Mourinho: Let's get ready to rumble?
- January 09, 2018

It is a awful advert for our game that Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte - the managers of two of the biggest clubs in world football - are showing such huge disrespect to one another. "I consider him a little man, I consider him a man with a very low profile". Then when Ranieri was sacked he put on a shirt for Ranieri. "Before you make this type of comment, before to hurt another person, you must pay great attention". (more...)
Liverpool to host West Brom in FA Cup 4th round Liverpool to host West Brom in FA Cup 4th round
- January 09, 2018

Holders Arsenal were the highest-profile casualties of the third round as the Gunners were beaten 4-2 by Nottingham Forest in a brilliant encounter at the City Ground. Premier Leagues leader Manchester City could also be playing at a League Two side if Mansfield beat Cardiff in a replay. In addition, McClean has provided just seven assists during that timeframe and doesn't appear to have the requisite quality to help West Brom get out of their current predicament, which sees them ... (more...)
President Trump's visit to national championship game brings tighter security
- January 09, 2018

President Donald Trump on field during the national anthem prior to the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta , Georgia. (more...)
Tua Tagovailoa Starts Second Half Of National Championship Tua Tagovailoa Starts Second Half Of National Championship
- January 09, 2018

Running backs Sony Michel and Nick Chubb carried Georgia in the 54-48 win, accounting for six of the team's seven touchdowns. Coach Kirby Smart said Sunday Woerner's status was doubtful after the sophomore suffered a leg injury in last week's win, so the crutches were not a big surprise. (more...)
UFC Fighters Set For Stardom In 2018 UFC Fighters Set For Stardom In 2018
- January 09, 2018

He's back training nearly everyday now". Floyd "Money" Mayweather is selling ice skating dates with him for £51 despite banking £75million for beating up Conor McGregor . The plan is forming, but as they say, stay tuned. Diaz famously defeated McGregor at UFC 196 in March 2016, but lost the rematch, forcing the inevitable trilogy bout. (more...)
Women to be allowed into soccer stadiums in Saudi Arabia Women to be allowed into soccer stadiums in Saudi Arabia
- January 09, 2018

As the year kicks off, it's clear that those changes aren't slowing down. Women across the Kingdom would be able to make the most use of this advantage of the freedom to enter stadiums as the first match is to be held in the capital city Riyadh. (more...)
Papua New Guinean rugby league player dies at 23 Papua New Guinean rugby league player dies at 23
- January 09, 2018

Ottio won six caps for Papua New Guinea, scoring one try in four appearances to help them reach the last eight at the 2017 World Cup. Widnes head coach said Denis Betts said the "tragic news [of Ottio's death] is heartbreaking". Ottio, a Papua New Guinea worldwide who was part of the team that lost to England in the World Cup quarter-final, left the Raiders in December to join English Super League club, Widnes Vikings. (more...)
Arsenal 'open to offloading Francis Coquelin amid West Ham United interest' Arsenal 'open to offloading Francis Coquelin amid West Ham United interest'
- January 09, 2018

Arsene Wenger left the 26-year-old out of the squad to face Nottingham Forest on Sunday, well aware a transfer could happen this month. There is interest in Coquelin from France, but West Ham appear to be leading the chase. Francis Coquelin burst into the Gunners first team a couple of years ago after returning from a loan period at Charlton purely because Arsenal had no other fit midfielders to choose from. (more...)
John Wall Is Reportedly Returning To Adidas On A New Shoe Contract John Wall Is Reportedly Returning To Adidas On A New Shoe Contract
- January 09, 2018

Washington Wizards star point guard John Wall will re-join adidas on a sneaker endorsement deal. It's not clear whether or not adidas plans on continuing the J Wall signature shoe line. Although, you can guarantee Adidas will want to pay him the big bucks for wanting to return to his former brand on the court. I just feel like somebody is gonna come [asking]. (more...)
Parents Beware: See How Boko Haram Lures Unemployed Youths - Buratai Parents Beware: See How Boko Haram Lures Unemployed Youths - Buratai
- January 09, 2018

Numerous insurgents who fled the onslaught are now taking advantage of the "AMNESTY" offered by the Nigerien government by surrendering to Nigerien Forces. In a statement issued on Saturday, the army also said many insurgents were on the run. "The insurgents are attempting to melt into communities in and around Kano, Geidam and Gashua axis unnoticed". (more...)
Alex Smith putting on a show for Chiefs against Titans Alex Smith putting on a show for Chiefs against Titans
- January 09, 2018

The Titans would take advantage, converting a 3rd and 10 and getting a long 35-yard rushing touchdown by Henry, who was simply unstoppable all game. The score trimmed the Chiefs' lead to 21-10 midway through the third quarter, and Tennessee went on to score 12 more unanswered points to beat Kansas City 22-21 and advance to the divisional round of the playoffs. (more...)
Bill Belichick Will be Patriots Coach Next Season Bill Belichick Will be Patriots Coach Next Season
- January 09, 2018

Belichick was responding to an ESPN article highlighting disputes over quarterback Tom Brady's personal body coach Alex Guerrero and with owner Robert Kraft over the decision to trade Jimmy Garoppolo . Asked if Kraft has ever told him to make a trade he didn't want to make, Belichick said: "We've never done that. It's been great ", Belichick said. (more...)
Max Holloway set to defend title vs. Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 Max Holloway set to defend title vs. Frankie Edgar at UFC 222
- January 09, 2018

He defeated Aldo a second time in December after Edgar, a former lightweight champion himself, was forced to withdraw from the fight with an injury. The ever-resilient Edgar bounced back, however, beating Jeremy Stephens at UFC 205 that November before entering a scintillating performance to finish Yair Rodriguez in May of 2017. (more...)
Antonio Conte considering bringing Eden Hazard brother Thorgan back from Borussia Monchengladbach Antonio Conte considering bringing Eden Hazard brother Thorgan back from Borussia Monchengladbach
- January 09, 2018

Hazard , whose Blues contract runs until 2020, is believed to have rejected a new contract offer from the Premier League club in December. "Those are the kind of names they want for next season". huge fans of the 6ft 6in star's talents. Thorgan, who has been capped seven times for Belgium, also failed to make a single first team appearance for Chelsea during his three years in west London . (more...)
Bolt secures trial with Borussia Dortmund Bolt secures trial with Borussia Dortmund
- January 09, 2018

Two peas from the same pod? "He told me if I get fit and ready, he will see what he can do". Now, a date has finally been fixed. He is heading to Dortmund for a trial in March and hopes he can begin his professional career as a footballer. Bolt and United legend Ryan Giggs. According to reports Bolt has also discussed the switch with his friend Paul Pogba. "With training, I could be good". (more...)
Ex-Eagle Murray gets victor for Seagulls with VAR quiet Ex-Eagle Murray gets victor for Seagulls with VAR quiet
- January 09, 2018

Brighton , working with just two substitutions for much of the game due to an injury to Izzy Brown in just the sixth minute, still held a significant shot advantage and almost went back in front down the other end as Hennessey saved a powerful effort by the substitute Sam Baldock , while Beram Kayal skied over the bar despite all day to shoot in the middle of the box. (more...)
Nasr Puts Whelen Engineering On Top in Roar Before the 24 Qualifier Nasr Puts Whelen Engineering On Top in Roar Before the 24 Qualifier
- January 09, 2018

Now he has permission to run the twice-round-the-clock race at Daytona - he is driving a Ligier LMP2 in the Prototype class for United Autosports - and he hopes the same AloMania that swept Indy will follow him to this sports auto event. And as Indianapolis, if you feel the opportunity and you feel competitive you go for it. "So many new things will come step by step". So that's quite a big challenge but I'm ready to enjoy. (more...)
Jaguars want to prove their performance against Steelers was no fluke Jaguars want to prove their performance against Steelers was no fluke
- January 09, 2018

To put that in context, only two other coaches since 1933 have lost one 18-point half-time lead . The Jaguars intercepted five Roethlisberger passes and returned two for touchdowns. As they should - the Steelers ended the regular season third in yards (377.9) and passing yards (273.8) per game. A week later, he signed with the Jaguars , and he promptly went 19-for-20 on field goals in the regular season. (more...)
Damn! BBB Gives Big Baller Brand an Damn! BBB Gives Big Baller Brand an "F" Rating
- January 09, 2018

The Better Business Bureau also noted that the Big Baller Brand website does not list a phone number or an email address; instead it displays a box where consumers are prompted to enter their name, email, phone number and message before hitting "send". (more...)
Man Utd and Spurs target drops huge Premier League transfer hint Man Utd and Spurs target drops huge Premier League transfer hint
- January 09, 2018

Reporter Bruno Andrade , who works for Goal .com revealed that the Gunners are already in talks with Malcom and the discussions are progressing well. United are 15 points behind Manchester City in second place on the league table and suffered a humiliating defeat to Bristol City in the League Cup with only the FA Cup and Champions League representing our only chances at winning silverware this campaign. (more...)
Juve: Man Utd Target Is Not For Sale Juve: Man Utd Target Is Not For Sale
- January 09, 2018

After Philippe Coutinho's blockbuster sale to La Liga giants Barcelona, Marotta was asked what he thought Dybala was worth before Juve's 1-0 win over Cagliari on Saturday. According to M.E.N, Max said: "He [Dybala] can not play centre-forward for a big club, where the distance to goal is much shorter". "Just look at his best goals for Juve: they're often when he's running from deeper positions". (more...)
Chelsea youngster Clarke-Salter joins Sunderland on loan Chelsea youngster Clarke-Salter joins Sunderland on loan
- January 09, 2018

The Black Cats have consistently signed young defenders in recent seasons, with Donald Love, Tyias Browning and Brendan Galloway all arriving at the Stadium of Light - the latter two similarly penning temporary deals. Clarke-Salter has played only once in the Premier League and just 12 times in League One; Sunderland can not afford to give him time to settle and potentially lose more matches. (more...)