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Paul Dunne ready to perform in potential Ryder Cup audition Paul Dunne ready to perform in potential Ryder Cup audition
- January 12, 2018

Captain Arjun Atwal hopes to turn the tide in Asia's favour against Europe at the EurAsia Cup golf tournament which starts on Friday. He has since returned to the Tour and has been selected by current Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn for the upcoming the EurAsia Cup in Kuala Lumpur . (more...)
There's a chance I'd take it - Gruden open to taking Raiders job There's a chance I'd take it - Gruden open to taking Raiders job
- January 12, 2018

Silverstein explains the consequences of naming Ted Thompson's successor, on how Thompson should be remembered by Packer fans , and on the enormity of this offseason for the franchise. Rumors about Gruden returning to coaching have circled many times since he left Tampa Bay for ESPN. The Raiders have restricted their public comments to a statement to attributed to owner Mark Davis an hour after Del Rio's firing. (more...)
Alabama Bulldozes Into 3rd Straight Title Game; Georgia Runs By Oklahoma Alabama Bulldozes Into 3rd Straight Title Game; Georgia Runs By Oklahoma
- January 12, 2018

Perhaps he was simply loosening up his throwing arm and his play-calling voice, as well as the vocal cords of Sooners supporters, who had plenty to cheer for in the first half. "We needed to respond, and we did just that", he said. From the third quarter and on, though, he moved the offense efficiently and made some big plays along the way including a nice touchdown pass to Javon Wims. (more...)
Juventus launch bid for Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos
- January 12, 2018

However, Salah's scintillating form should go some way in softening the blow of Coutinho's exit. Both the Gunners and the Reds are thought to be keen on the 21-year-old who was previously also on Tottenham's radar . The 23-year-old would prefer to have treatment on the injury, rather than surgery, to ensure he is in the frame for Spain's World Cup squad and that has prompted Madrid to delay finalising a deal. (more...)
Kirby Smart, Jeremy Pruitt comment on Pruitt's unusual double-duty work Kirby Smart, Jeremy Pruitt comment on Pruitt's unusual double-duty work
- January 12, 2018

For Tennessee, it's been building a staff - that at this point is mostly filled out but is "still a work in progress" - and catching up in recruiting. "Last night we had an opportunity to meet with the team for the first time, kind of setting the groundwork for our expectations for the coming semester and offseason program", Pruitt said. (more...)
Cheteshwar Pujara lauds Hardik Pandya's efforts against South Africa Cheteshwar Pujara lauds Hardik Pandya's efforts against South Africa
- January 12, 2018

South Africa weathered a first-wicket stand of 30 for India in reply, before the wickets began to fall at regular intervals. If he hadn't scored those runs, we would have been under trouble. But the joy was short-lived as Vernon Philander sent back Pujara (26) off the first ball after lunch as he pitched one just on the off-stump and got it to move away quite a bit. (more...)
Dion Waiters may undergo season-ending surgery Dion Waiters may undergo season-ending surgery
- January 12, 2018

He also missed the final 13 games of 2016-17. Waiters' decision to have surgery is not surprising considering his long history of trouble with the ankle. "I just twisted it". Tyler Johnson, Josh Richardson and Wayne Ellington will continue to take on heavier workloads, with Johnson and Richardson in particular having the ball in their hands more often. (more...)
Another foggy night ahead with further weather warning issued Another foggy night ahead with further weather warning issued
- January 12, 2018

Some patches of fog will form and also some frost. "The heat rises and then it cools down and that is why you get fog forming". As well as this, a Status Yellow rainfall warning has been issued for counties Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork and Kerry. (more...)
IL vs. Iowa - 1/11/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction IL vs. Iowa - 1/11/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- January 12, 2018

The Hawkeyes are also 0-2-2 ATS in the last four following an ATS loss and 0-5-1 ATS in their last six versus the Big Ten. Iowa (10-9. 1-5) outscored IL (10-8, 0-5) 14-7 in overtime after IL guard Trent Frazier sank a 3-pointer at the buzzer to send the game into overtime. (more...)
Arsene Wenger opens up on Theo Walcott transfer to Everton Arsene Wenger opens up on Theo Walcott transfer to Everton
- January 12, 2018

While not agitating to leave, the player is frustrated at a lack of games and is open to joining the Toffees or Saints to reignite his career. Sanchez, who Arsenal are growing resigned to losing this month, stepped off the bench, but Walcott was once again a spectator. (more...)
Guardiola breaks Premier League record with fourth straight award Guardiola breaks Premier League record with fourth straight award
- January 12, 2018

For City , Sunday's match offers the chance to rubber-stamp their billing as Premier League title favourites and head into the match on the back of successive cup wins, having seen off Burnley in the FA Cup before shooting down Bristol City in the Carabao Cup semi-final first leg on Tuesday. (more...)
OR at No. 17 Arizona tops the Pac-12 this week OR at No. 17 Arizona tops the Pac-12 this week
- January 12, 2018

Defensively, Arizona State yields 74.1 points against the opposing teams. Tres Tinkle scored 18 points and Stephen Thompson Jr. had 14 for the Beavers (10-6, 2-2), who have won just once in Tucson in the last 35 years (2010). RALEIGH, N.C. - Omer Yurtseven scored a career-high 29 points, and North Carolina State held on to beat Clemson after Gabe DeVoe missed the third of three free throws with 0.2 seconds left that would have forced overtime. (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Jacksonville Jaguars: Preview and Predictions Pittsburgh Steelers vs Jacksonville Jaguars: Preview and Predictions
- January 12, 2018

They are out of position, blowing basic coverage principles, and constantly giving up the big play. In the cold and wind and (maybe) snow and under the pressure of playing on the road in the playoffs, what gives you any indication whatsoever that Blake Bortles will successfully complete a throw of effect such as that in a huge situation. (more...)
Bates-Diop powers Ohio State in 91-69 rout of Maryland Bates-Diop powers Ohio State in 91-69 rout of Maryland
- January 12, 2018

The Spartans (16-2, 4-1) are in a lull after losing to Ohio State on Sunday and needing overtime to beat Rutgers at home on Wednesday. But then the 3-pointers started going in. "I think that's unrealistic". The roster was thin in the summer when Holtmann replaced 13-year coach Thad Matta, and the Buckeyes were expected to limp through a disappointing season. (more...)
Playoff remix: How Vikings and Saints have changed since Week 1 meeting Playoff remix: How Vikings and Saints have changed since Week 1 meeting
- January 12, 2018

So much for the idea that it takes three years to properly judge a draft class. Among "edge rushers" on the Associated Press' All-Pro ballot, only Jacksonville's Calais Campbell got more votes from the panel of 50 sportswriters. The others were linebacker Pat Swilling (1991 and '92), end Renaldo Turnbull (1993), tackle La'Roi Glover (2000) and Sharper. "I want to destroy them just the same", Jordan said Thursday, via the Associated Press . (more...)
Army challenges nickname of NHL's Las Vegas franchise Army challenges nickname of NHL's Las Vegas franchise
- January 12, 2018

Vegas general manager George McPhee has said that the team colors are a nod to owner Bill Foley's alma mater and that the franchise might have been named the Black Knights if not for the Blackhawks already existing. You know about the classmates he had that he lost serving this country. "That said, in light of the pending trademark opposition proceedings, we will have no further comment at this time and will address the Army's opposition in the relevant legal forums", the release stated. (more...)
Returning Hales and skipper Morgan help England to tour victory Returning Hales and skipper Morgan help England to tour victory
- January 12, 2018

Wood has not played worldwide cricket since suffering another ankle injury in July 2017, but he did feature in England's warm-up 50-over game against a Cricket Australia XI and finished with figures of 0-68 off his 10 overs. Livingstone impressed for Lancashire last season, scoring 803 runs at an average of 47.24, and was one of the best performers on the recent Lions tour to Australia. (more...)
Hazard: I'll sign after Courtois does Hazard: I'll sign after Courtois does
- January 12, 2018

The Chelsea goalkeeper was the first to confirm that he will agree a new deal and urged his compatriot to do the same. "Eden is fit, in a good physical condition", Conte said ahead of the game. Despite having 2 years left in the winger's contract, the London side wanted to secure the future of the star to avoid a situation now being faced by Arsenal over Alexis Sanchez. (more...)
Tottenham make contact over move for Manchester United target Lucas Moura Tottenham make contact over move for Manchester United target Lucas Moura
- January 12, 2018

Moura has fallen out of favour at PSG following the arrivals of Kylian Mbappe and Neymar in the summer. Moura directly contributed in 30 goals last season but this season, he has only warmed the bench under Emery. Moura also rejected other clubs like Nantes, Cruzeiro and Sporting because he prefers to join Manchester United . Thus, PSG have ruled out the possibility of allowing Moura to go out on loan this month. (more...)
Espanyol boss Flores first choice for Stoke job Espanyol boss Flores first choice for Stoke job
- January 12, 2018

Espanyol overturned a first-leg deficit against Levante to progress to the competition's last eight. "It's a big day for Espanyol and I don't want to talk about me". But the 65-year-old said after the Republic lost their World Cup qualifying play-off the following month that he would need to have "a real think" about his future, and still nothing has been signed. (more...)
Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte Feud Blasted by Fabio Capello Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte Feud Blasted by Fabio Capello
- January 12, 2018

The Blues manager is in the second of a three year deal, but tension has grown between Conte and the board over complaints about transfer policy. And while Allegri is believed to be open to one day managing in the Premier League , Marotta has been quick to respond to the rumours. (more...)
LeBron James, Stephen Curry lead NBA All-Star voting in second fan returns LeBron James, Stephen Curry lead NBA All-Star voting in second fan returns
- January 12, 2018

The conference leaders are significant this season. James and Curry lead the latest fan voting which accounts for 50 percent of the ballot to determine the 10 starters for the All-Star Game on February 18 at the Staples Center . I think George will surpass Draymond Green and DeMarcus Cousins because of people liking him more than they like those two. In the Western Conference, Curry and Durant are the only players to have received at least one million votes, with Houston Rockets ... (more...)
Isaiah Thomas will play Thursday, sit out on Friday for Cavs Isaiah Thomas will play Thursday, sit out on Friday for Cavs
- January 12, 2018

Fred VanVleet came off the bench to score 22 points as the Raptors embarrassed the Cavaliers by getting double figure scoring from seven different players at Air Canada Centre arena. It's the 615th game on the schedule, and one far more interesting than the 616th game of the season between the Clippers and Kings, which kicks off the second half of the season. (more...)
Australia recall Cameron White for ODI series against England Australia recall Cameron White for ODI series against England
- January 12, 2018

And then along came Cam White. Australia's cricket selectors have pulled a shock move by naming veteran batsman Cameron White in their one-day global squad in another snub for Glenn Maxwell. "The way that he's batting is as good as I've seen him in terms of his tempo", Finch had said. White was surprised at the recall, although he said he never gave up hope of a return to the national side. (more...)
Messi fires Barca to Cup quarters Messi fires Barca to Cup quarters
- January 12, 2018

Barca's new record signing Philippe Coutinho - out for three weeks with a thigh injury - was also present as the former Liverpool attacker met his new team-mates. Celta visited Catalonia last month in the league, with the game ending 2-2, and another draw can be backed at 27/4 (7 .75). Sevilla beat Cadiz 2-1 with goals from Wissam Ben Yedder and Joaquin Correa to advance 4-1 on aggregate. (more...)