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'Extremely evil' Japanese kayak racer receives 8-year ban for spiking rival 'Extremely evil' Japanese kayak racer receives 8-year ban for spiking rival
- January 09, 2018

The two had been considered among the top prospects to represent Japan at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and were teammates at last year's world championships in the Czech Republic, where Suzuki finished 24th in the men's K1 5000 meters. I did it as I thought he would overwhelm me. After Komatsu tested positive, Suzuki admitted putting the banned steroid methandienone, a muscle-building agent commonly known by the brand name Dianabol, in his drink. (more...)
Alabama player has 2 reasons to celebrate Alabama player has 2 reasons to celebrate
- January 09, 2018

Bozeman proposed to his girlfriend on the field and she said yes! Fortunately for the newly engaged couple, Alabama came back from a 13-point deficit at halftime for a shocking overtime victory against the Georgia Bulldogs. "You have carried yourself with poise, grace, and kindness throughout it all". It was the ideal culmination of a stellar career for one of the most well-liked players on the team. (more...)
Patriots to Host Titans in Divisional Round of Playoffs Patriots to Host Titans in Divisional Round of Playoffs
- January 09, 2018

It will instead be Nick Foles . The Eagles prospects for winning the title have slipped dramatically. The New England Patriots and Minnesota Vikings are the two favorites, and here's a look at the championship prices for all the contenders, per OddsShark . (more...)
Leicester ready to give up on £25m, £115000-a-week striker Leicester ready to give up on £25m, £115000-a-week striker
- January 09, 2018

However, he has endured a shocking time in the East Midlands with one goal in six games, none of which have come in the Premier League . The biggest obstacle standing in the way of a speedy move however is the player's £115,000 weekly wage, agreed when he signed a five-year contract prior to the start of the current season. (more...)
Burnley confirm Georges-Kevin Nkoudou loan from Tottenham Hotspur Burnley confirm Georges-Kevin Nkoudou loan from Tottenham Hotspur
- January 09, 2018

The 22-year-old former Nantes and Marseille player joined Spurs for £9.4m in August 2016 after chairman Daniel Levy negotiated a reduced fee. N'Koudou's one and only start this season came in the Champions League game against APOEL at Wembley in December when he scored in a 3-0 win. (more...)
Liverpool urged to sign Aubameyang: Firmino seen as Coutinho replacement at Anfield Liverpool urged to sign Aubameyang: Firmino seen as Coutinho replacement at Anfield
- January 09, 2018

Keita will officially become a Liverpool player on July 1st, after they agreed a £55m deal with Leipzig last summer. It's been one in and one out for the Reds so far in the early stages of the January transfer window, after Philippe Coutinho's long-discussed switch to Barcelona was confirmed on Saturday afternoon. (more...)
US President Donald Trump sings national anthem to mixed reception US President Donald Trump sings national anthem to mixed reception
- January 09, 2018

Footage from the field before the game shows Trump standing with members of the US Army's Reserve Officer Training Corps as " Star Spangled Banner " rang out across the stadium. He said the practice was "ruining the game" , and that players who kneel should be immediately fired. After the anthem, Trump left the field without saying anything. (more...)
Trevor Bayliss to step down as England coach in 2019 Trevor Bayliss to step down as England coach in 2019
- January 09, 2018

The 55-year-old Australian has "pleaded for patience", says the Daily Telegraph , as he looks to rebuild the Test squad after the Ashes mauling by his home nation. "Winning an away Ashes tour is probably the highlight of anyone's career", he said. Bayliss has overseen England's Test, ODI and Twenty20 teams since May 2015. (more...)
Wiggins, Butler lead 127-99 Wolves romp past James, Cavs Wiggins, Butler lead 127-99 Wolves romp past James, Cavs
- January 09, 2018

The Cavaliers continued to make shots, A jumper by James capped a 13-5 run and Cleveland led 90-76 with 5:50 left in the third quarter. Karl-Anthony Towns (19 points, 12 rebounds) and Taj Gibson (16 points, 13 rebounds) were tenacious around the basket for the Timberwolves, who outrebounded the Cavs 56-37 and had a 60-42 advantage in points in the paint. (more...)
Wawrinka says he's ready for Australian Open Wawrinka says he's ready for Australian Open
- January 09, 2018

Djokovic - who has won five of the last seven Australian Opens - has not played since Wimbledon in July a year ago due to an elbow injury. Norman ended his four-year spell with Wawrinka after deciding to take a break from full-time coaching. (more...)
Alabama Running Back Bo Scarbrough Yells 'F*** Trump!' Before NCAA Championship Game Alabama Running Back Bo Scarbrough Yells 'F*** Trump!' Before NCAA Championship Game
- January 09, 2018

Sporting News identified Scarbrough as the Alabama player who said it but Scarbrough said that wasn't accurate after the Crimson Tide's 26-23 title win over Georgia. US President Donald Trump applauds at the College Football Playoff National Championship between the University of Georgia and the University of Alabama. (more...)
Bama's Mekhi Brown Delivers VICIOUS Clothesline Tackle On Georgia Player Bama's Mekhi Brown Delivers VICIOUS Clothesline Tackle On Georgia Player
- January 09, 2018

Alabama linebacker Keith Holcombe flexed his muscle, pulling Brown away. "I really felt like a jerk", Brown told Yahoo Sports in the Alabama locker room. "I'm a grown man". "But all I'll say is I knew I had to make up for it". "That's definitely out of my character what I did". I knew I had to keep my composure and poise. (more...)
Steve Kerr questions media coverage of LaVar Ball Steve Kerr questions media coverage of LaVar Ball
- January 09, 2018

After missing his sixth consecutive game with a sprained left shoulder, Los Angeles Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball practiced in full Thursday and is questionable to play Friday when the Lakers host the Charlotte Hornets. So this is not an ESPN judgement, it's a societal thing more than anything. On Monday, Kerr said he was thinking about the recent ESPN layoffs and how the society has moved from "covering the game and getting closer to sensationalized news". (more...)
President Trump Caught Flubbing the National Anthem On-Camera at NCAA Title Game President Trump Caught Flubbing the National Anthem On-Camera at NCAA Title Game
- January 09, 2018

Hours before the game, Mr Trump again criticised athletes for choosing not to stand. "We want our flag respected", Trump said earlier in the day during a speech in Nashville, Tennessee, "and we want our national anthem respected also". One comment read: "Super obvious Trump doesn't know the words to our National Anthem". But the president's eldest son Donald Trump Jr denied there had been any jeering. (more...)
Figo: Innovative Real Madrid will reinforce for Champions League defence Figo: Innovative Real Madrid will reinforce for Champions League defence
- January 09, 2018

Bale made his first start in the league since September 20 after finally recovering from persistent muscle problems and pulled Real level after Wass's strike with a slick first-time finish before giving them the lead by knocking a pass from Isco in with his back heel. (more...)
Matthew Dellavedova gets ejected for this idiotic horse-collar hold on Bradley Beal Matthew Dellavedova gets ejected for this idiotic horse-collar hold on Bradley Beal
- January 09, 2018

Still, Wall does give him credit for how hard he plays. "The reason why we lost is they made bigger shots". I give no credit for that. "That's just his knack, ever since he came into the league". John Wall and Bradley Beal are the best players on the Wizards, and teams typically look to their best players to take over late in close games. (more...)
RB Leipzig will resist Liverpool's attempts to get Naby Keita in January RB Leipzig will resist Liverpool's attempts to get Naby Keita in January
- January 09, 2018

Unfortunately "at this stage that still looks unlikely", but "Keita would rather join Liverpool this month". According to Sky Germany , however, Leipzig will stand firm on keeping Keita until the end of the season, even if an improved fee is offered. (more...)
Antonio Conte Labels Jose Mourinho 'Little Man' As Feud Escalates Antonio Conte Labels Jose Mourinho 'Little Man' As Feud Escalates
- January 09, 2018

Before coming to Chelsea , Conte was implicated in a 2011 fixing scandal while boss of Italian side Siena and served a four-match ban, but he was ultimately cleared of any wrongdoing five years later. But when mention was made of the accusations against Conte, Mourinho said, "Did he?" "Then when Ranieri was sacked he put on a shirt for Ranieri". You are fake, you are fake. (more...)
Jaguars beat Bills 10-3 in ugly, sometimes unwatchable game Jaguars beat Bills 10-3 in ugly, sometimes unwatchable game
- January 09, 2018

Tim Reed concurred. He and his family found a Buffalo Bills bar in the city and celebrated with many Buffalo fans, including former Bills " kicker Brian Moorman and legendary "super fan, ' Ken Johnson, a.k.a. Simpson on Sunday afternoon. "This week if we were going to get beat I was going to use it all". That's how we are walking out the door. We have no idea what was said to Hyde, or if anything was thrown at him (CBS' cameras didn't catch what caused the water spray), but Tony Romo and ... (more...)
Nick Kyrgios claims first title on Australian soil Nick Kyrgios claims first title on Australian soil
- January 09, 2018

Kyrgios has opened his season with a strong tale as the locals hope that he will be able to deliver when it matters most - at the Australian Open . However, after saving five break points early in the contest, Kyrgios soon took charge of proceedings and ultimately won easily. (more...)
FA will investigate alleged racism from Roberto Firmino FA will investigate alleged racism from Roberto Firmino
- January 09, 2018

Click through the mini-gallery to see the incident between Holgate and Firmino. The pair became embroiled in an altercation after Holgate pushed the Brazilian out over the sideline and over advertising boards. Club officials are also sensitive, understandably, to the fact that it was only last month that they wholeheartedly supported their 17-year-old England junior global, Rhian Brewster, in revealing he had been a victim of racism on numerous occasions. (more...)
Raiders officially hire former Bucs coach Jon Gruden Raiders officially hire former Bucs coach Jon Gruden
- January 09, 2018

Gruden never acknowledged he'd be Oakland's next head coach, laughing awkwardly and deflecting McDonough's mentions each time . Gruden, who began his coaching career with the Raiders in 1998, will replace Jack Del Rio , who was sacked following a season-ending loss to the Los Angeles Chargers that capped a disappointing 6-10 campaign. (more...)
Kentucky falls outside of the top 20 Kentucky falls outside of the top 20
- January 09, 2018

Kennedy said he believes A&M now has a good handle on this year's group. The Vols fell from No. 23 to No. 24 despite the win because of a loss to Auburn on Tuesday, swapping spots with Florida State - who lost to Miami Sunday but eked out a one-point victory over UNC Wednesday. (more...)
Bears face a tough road test at #2 West Virginia Bears face a tough road test at #2 West Virginia
- January 09, 2018

The Baylor Bears will travel to WVU Coliseum to take on the 6th ranked West Virginia Mountaineers this Tuesday night in College Basketball action. In the Sooners' 109-89 blowout Bedlam win over Oklahoma State, the 6-foot, 9-inch Sooner first-year player scored a game-high 28. (more...)
RUMOR: Are Chiefs open to trading Alex Smith?
- January 09, 2018

The Chiefs tackled him. If teams believe he's available, there should be quite a few giving the Chiefs a call. "I mean, the game just ended", Smith said Saturday night. They would have plenty of competition from teams including the New York Jets , Jacksonville Jaguars , Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns and Arizona Cardinals , though. (more...)