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Louis-Based Agent Allegedly Filmed Players Showering In His Home Louis-Based Agent Allegedly Filmed Players Showering In His Home
- January 11, 2018

Yahoo! Sports confirmed that he is being investigated by the union for filming players at his St. Louis home, though the report stressed it was not clear the "nature" of the filming, only that a hidden camera was used. Wood's biggest client was Boston's Andrew Benintendi . "It's unfortunate that CSE TAlent aligned itself with someone who didn't uphold these sam standards and therefore we chose to terminate with cause Wood's employment". (more...)
Fleury, Neal In; Karlsson, Marchessault Out as NHL Names All-Stars Fleury, Neal In; Karlsson, Marchessault Out as NHL Names All-Stars
- January 11, 2018

The All-Star Game will take place January 28 in Tampa, Florida. This will be Seguin's fifth appearance in the game, while Klingberg will be making his first appearance. Subban, Nashville (Central); and Connor McDavid, Edmonton (Pacific). Each division's roster consists of six forwards, three defensemen and two goalies. (more...)
Warriors' Stephen Curry out vs Clippers after slip during shootaround Warriors' Stephen Curry out vs Clippers after slip during shootaround
- January 10, 2018

Green has averaged 16.8 points, 10.5 rebounds, 8.3 assists, 1.3 steals and 1.3 blocks across 35.0 minutes over the last four games. There is no word yet on how many games he will miss due to this latest setback. Curry scored 38 points in a win over the Memphis Grizzlies on December 30, his first outing in nearly four weeks after suffering a right ankle sprain. (more...)
Georgia is reportedly losing one of its strength and conditioning staffers
- January 10, 2018

Aaron Feld , the assistant director of strength and conditioning on Scott Sinclair's staff in Athens, is set be the next head strength and conditioning coach at OR, according to Sports Illustrated. While working at UAB, he received his master's in clinical and exercise science from Mississippi State. He is also strength and conditioning coach certified through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association. (more...)
Rohit, Dhawan and the limits of 'current form'
- January 10, 2018

At least Rohit took a catch. It was anticipated that all the poor series would have done was put Rahane under pressure in case he failed in the first Test in South Africa. His bowlers set it up nicely by taking 20 South African wickets but a dejected India captain said that it would be of little outcome if the batsmen don't put up a better show in the upcoming matches. (more...)
Texas Sophomore Guard Andrew Jones Diagnosed With Leukemia, Starts Treatment Texas Sophomore Guard Andrew Jones Diagnosed With Leukemia, Starts Treatment
- January 10, 2018

He didn't travel for Saturday's loss at Baylor. Now we know the 6-foot-4 guard was undergoing tests that led to this scary diagnosis. "At the University of Texas, we will do everything in our power to provide all of the resources we can to assist Andrew and his family". (more...)
Australia name Ricky Ponting as assistant coach for T20I tri-series Australia name Ricky Ponting as assistant coach for T20I tri-series
- January 10, 2018

The 43-year-old recently revealed he had been in discussions with Cricket Australia and would take the role if it eventuated. Ponting has held the role previously as well when he was working with Jason Gillespie and Justin Langer during the T20I series against Sri Lanka. (more...)
India Women's squad for ODI series against South Africa announced India Women's squad for ODI series against South Africa announced
- January 10, 2018

Taniya Bhatia, Pooja Vastrakar and Jemimah Rodriguez are the new inductees in what is otherwise a similar squad to the one that reached the final of the Women's World Cup in England past year. The highest wicket-taker in the world Jhulan Goswami will lead the bowling attack in the alien conditions and Shikha Pandey will share the new ball with her. (more...)
Manchester United's James Wilson joins Sheffield United on loan Manchester United's James Wilson joins Sheffield United on loan
- January 10, 2018

This will be Wilson's third loan spell in the Championship . Last season's runaway League One winners, now seventh in the second tier and one point outside the play-off places after a rocky patch of pre-Christmas form, also wrapped up their long-term pursuit of Southend United midfielder Ryan Leonard on Tuesday (9 January) as Chris Wilder's side look to realise their ambitions of a second successive promotion. (more...)
Tide's Ridley to enter National Football League draft Tide's Ridley to enter National Football League draft
- January 10, 2018

Ridley spent three years at Alabama, with his tenure culminating in his second national championship on Monday night. Against Oklahoma in the Rose Bowl Semifinal, Smith registered 11 stops, including a memorable hit late in the come-from-behind victory, and he followed it up with 13 total tackles, nine solo stops and one sack versus Alabama. (more...)
Everton defender Mason Holgate facing investigation over homophobic tweets Everton defender Mason Holgate facing investigation over homophobic tweets
- January 10, 2018

Holgate then complained to Madley after the game that Firmino had used the word "negro". The FA are investigating Holgate's accusation and plan to interview both players and the match officials this week. The Twitter account, @MasonHolgateee, was deleted in the aftermath of Friday's game but it remains unclear why the account's owner made a decision to do so. (more...)
Fact-checking Gov. Rick Scott's final State of the State address Fact-checking Gov. Rick Scott's final State of the State address
- January 10, 2018

Scott told lawmakers to support a proposal to change the constitution to require a two-thirds majority in the Legislature to raise taxes. If approved by the Legislature, the measure would be placed on the November ballot. Another bill slated to pass this week is HB 9, which would ban "sanctuary" policies in cities that allow local law enforcement to refuse to cooperate with federal immigration enforcement officials. (more...)
Barca new signing Philippe Coutinho out for three weeks Barca new signing Philippe Coutinho out for three weeks
- January 10, 2018

As club president Josep Maria Bartomeu looked to organise a temporary hotel for Coutinho, Suarez revealed that he'd already sorted out accommodation for the Brazilian. Suarez joined Barcelona from Liverpool in the summer of 2014 after almost leading the Reds to their first ever Premier League title. "He's an important signing". (more...)
England to play Nigeria and Costa Rica in World Cup warm-up games England to play Nigeria and Costa Rica in World Cup warm-up games
- January 10, 2018

The tuneup encounter will take place at the Wembley Stadium five days before Gareth Southgate's men travel to Leeds to take on Costa Rica at Elland Road. Their World Cup campaign begins against Tunisia in Volgograd on June 18. "We want to expose the team to different styles and different experiences". (more...)
Marcus Mariota ends National Football League playoff drought for Heisman quarterbacks Marcus Mariota ends National Football League playoff drought for Heisman quarterbacks
- January 10, 2018

Neither play went to Kareem Hunt . "So, yeah. I'd say it had a big effect on me". Other turnovers produced were this previous Sunday with a Patrick Mahomes interception and the mishandled handoff between Tyler Bray and Anthony Sherman. 24 takeaways in 10 wins, two takeaways in six losses in '17. Finally, the Titans pulled ahead on Mariota's strike to Decker, and that led to more controversy from the officials. (more...)
NFC Divisional Round: Atlanta Falcons at Philadelphia Eagles NFC Divisional Round: Atlanta Falcons at Philadelphia Eagles
- January 10, 2018

The Eagles lost Carson Wentz , an MVP candidate, in Week 14. The Eagles feature a plethora of running backs in their game plan. Ryan was in the team facility early in the day for meetings before leaving while the Falcons continued preparations for Saturday's NFC playoff game in Philadelphia against the Eagles . (more...)
John Chavis is Arkansas' new defensive coordinator John Chavis is Arkansas' new defensive coordinator
- January 10, 2018

Chavis is a familiar face to SEC fans, coaching at Tennessee under Johnny Majors and Phillip Fulmer from 1989-2008 (the last 14 as defensive coordinator) and at LSU under Les Miles from 2009-14. Morris also spent 16 seasons coaching high school football in Texas, where he recorded a 169-38 overall career record, including leading Lake Travis High School to consecutive 16-0 seasons and state title seasons in 2008-09. (more...)
Basketball jerseys get Kings team booted from recreational league Basketball jerseys get Kings team booted from recreational league
- January 10, 2018

The audience at a recent youth basketball league game in OH was recently greeted by jerseys featuring racist language, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. 'Kings Local Schools strongly condemns any type of hateful and racist commentary. "This behavior is in no way welcome or tolerated in our schools and community". (more...)
Astros talking to the Pirates about Gerrit Cole Astros talking to the Pirates about Gerrit Cole
- January 10, 2018

The team has shown mild interest in free agent Yu Darvish , but signing him would be a challenge given their goal to get under the luxury tax this offseason. Cole will strengthen one of the top staffs in the majors, as the Astros now employ Justin Verlander , Dallas Keuchel (foot) and the former Pirate. (more...)
OJ Simpson emphatically denies fathering Khloe Kardashian OJ Simpson emphatically denies fathering Khloe Kardashian
- January 10, 2018

The camera man then pointed out that Khloe Kardashian announced that she is pregnant with her first child [on December 20]. Sydney burst out laughing , and Simpson laughed too before responding, "Well, for Bob, yeah", referring to his late friend, Robert Kardashian Sr . (more...)
Liverpool in talks to sign Kevin Strootman from Roma Liverpool in talks to sign Kevin Strootman from Roma
- January 10, 2018

Liverpool are yet to make an official offer for the midfielder but it's believed that Roma would sell if the right offer came in, but the Reds will only press ahead with a January move should Can join Juventus this month. The Netherlands global has contended with a string of injury problems since his move to AS Roma, including a serious knee problem that caused Strootman a lot of problems. (more...)
NBC will livestream the 2018 Winter Olympics NBC will livestream the 2018 Winter Olympics
- January 10, 2018

Team GB won one medal at each of the 2006 and 2010 Games, both in skeleton. NBC presented some VR content during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, but those events were made available the following day, rather than live. Over £32m has been invested by UK Sport via National Lottery and Government funding over the Pyeongchang cycle, more than double the investment for the Sochi cycle. (more...)
Browns hiring Packers executive Eliot Wolf Browns hiring Packers executive Eliot Wolf
- January 10, 2018

The person requested anonymity because the team has made no formal announcement. Predecessor Ted Thompson is now a senior advisor following a 13-year tenure highlighted by the Super Bowl-winning 2010 season. Matthews, who missed one game last season because of a groin injury and another because of a hamstring injury, has not recorded a double-digit sack season since he had 11 in 2014. (more...)
Trump calls court system 'broken and unfair' after DACA ruling Trump calls court system 'broken and unfair' after DACA ruling
- January 10, 2018

Trump last week asked Congress for $18 billion for the first phase of the wall along the border with Mexico, whose officials said they will not pay for the barrier. After the meeting, lawmakers from both parties appeared divided over the basic definition of Trump's bottom-line demand for a border wall. But Rep. (more...)
Liverpool handed huge boost ahead of PL clash with Man City Liverpool handed huge boost ahead of PL clash with Man City
- January 10, 2018

Of course, Pep Guardiola's men remain unbeaten in the Premier League this season. "Salah has missed the Reds' past two matches with a groin issue". The Egyptian was absent for both the 2-1 win away to Burnley on New Year's Day and Friday's victory by the same scoreline at home to Everton in the FA Cup . (more...)