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Juan Martin del Potro beats Shapovalov in straight sets Juan Martin del Potro beats Shapovalov in straight sets
- January 13, 2018

The fifth-seeded Bautista Agut, 29, earned an early first-set break before holding off a Vesely fightback to win the tiebreaker and take the set. Earlier, fifth seed Bautista Agut outlasted Dutchman Robin Haase in an epic clash that took nearly three hours before the Spaniard produced an audacious backhand lob that kissed the baseline to clinch the 6-7 (7) 7-6 (3) 7-6 (5) win. (more...)
Palace lose Jeffrey Schlupp and Andros Townsend for Burnley clash Palace lose Jeffrey Schlupp and Andros Townsend for Burnley clash
- January 13, 2018

Goals have been a premium this season, though. Nkoudou has started just three games for Spurs since arriving in the summer of 2016, but he has appeared off the bench nine times in the Premier League and Burnley manager Sean Dyche believes his speed will be an asset. (more...)
Fireworks tipped for Joseph Parker's first meeting with Anthony Joshua Fireworks tipped for Joseph Parker's first meeting with Anthony Joshua
- January 13, 2018

The contract is expected to be signed and a statement will then be released by the fighters' respective promoters, Matchroom Boxing and Duco Events. And Hearn recently outlined Joshua's plan for the year, which involved beating Parker before taking on Wilder in an attempt to hold all four heavyweight belts. (more...)
Zidane out? Hierro calls for calm at Real Madrid Zidane out? Hierro calls for calm at Real Madrid
- January 12, 2018

Real Madrid reached the Copa del Rey quarter-finals but drew the second leg against lower league opposition for the second round in a row. MADRID (AP) - is hoping his words will help put Real Madrid back on track. So too has Real's form, and unless Zidane can whip his team into shape again, his time in charge could prove to be as short as it was successful. (more...)
Arsenal to sign defender Konstantinos Mavropanos - Arsene Wenger Arsenal to sign defender Konstantinos Mavropanos - Arsene Wenger
- January 12, 2018

The two sides shared an incredible 33 chances, with the heroic keeping of Gunners' Petr Cech and Blues' Thibaut Courtois ensuring only four goals were conceded. If Wenger is hit with stadium restrictions, the visit to the City Ground could be the first game the Frenchman misses as Arsenal manager. A minute later Lacazette nearly doubled the lead but his shot inside the box was saved by Courtois. (more...)
Messi stars for Barca in Copa quarters Messi stars for Barca in Copa quarters
- January 12, 2018

While Alba set up seven goals for Messi this season in all competitions, he was rewarded when Barca's all-time top scorer curled a pass from deep for him which his team-mate slid in to poke inside the near post for the third goal after 28 minutes. (more...)
'Scandal,' 'How to Get Away With Murder' Crossover Coming 'Scandal,' 'How to Get Away With Murder' Crossover Coming
- January 12, 2018

This spot look familiar?! Davis responded with her own photo of Annalise leaning against the POTUS' desk in the Oval Office on the Scandal set. " Scandal " is now entering the tail end of its seventh and final season, so we most likely won't have to wait too long to see the mashup. "Hey Ms @violadavis ❤️ check it out", wrote Washington in the caption of a photo posted to Instagram that showed her sitting on a bench in Keating's courthouse hallway. (more...)
Stock that will multiply your investment: Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO)
- January 12, 2018

The company maintains price to book ratio of 2.68 vs.an industry average at 2.35. Its down 2.08% from 618,900 shares previously. Marathon Petroleum Corp ( MPC ) traded up $0.74 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $70.25. It worsened, as 52 investors sold MPC shares while 292 reduced holdings. LSV ASSET MANAGEMENT raised its stake in The Kroger Co. 380.18 million shares or 0.85% less from 383.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. (more...)
Nick Young doesn't deliver in loss to the Clippers Nick Young doesn't deliver in loss to the Clippers
- January 12, 2018

He said his team was not moving their feet on defense, and they were simply reaching in or letting their man beat them. While Milwaukee is just 1-7 SU in the last eight games of the series, the team has gone 5-3 ATS during that stretch. (more...)
French league suspends goal-line technology after 'failings' in Cup matches French league suspends goal-line technology after 'failings' in Cup matches
- January 12, 2018

For now, it's the French who are unhappy with the technology and let GoalControl know that its contract could be terminated. LFP said in a statement that GoalControl had been warned last month after some errors in the earlier stage of the season. (more...)
Everything to Know about the College Football Playoff National Championship 2018 Everything to Know about the College Football Playoff National Championship 2018
- January 12, 2018

The inaugural CFP semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game (Oregon's 59-20 win over Florida State on January 1, 2015) remains the highest-rated CFP semifinal to date (15.5 overnight). This year's title game will be televised by ESPN. "It would always be to our advantage just from a pure fan interest perspective to have teams representing multiple regions of the country", Magnus said. (more...)
Costa scores on Atletico return Costa scores on Atletico return
- January 12, 2018

The Brazil-born Spain worldwide appeared to hurt his right knee in scoring, and received lengthy treatment on the sidelines, although he played on to see another sub, Antoine Griezmann , finished the scoring with a deflected free kick in added time. (more...)
Westbrook: NBA title is best sales pitch to George Westbrook: NBA title is best sales pitch to George
- January 12, 2018

George and his agent should get their stories straight, because the questions will only mount as free agency draws closer. Before George was PG-13, he was Paul George , No. "It was kind of insane, our relationship, me and B-Shaw (Lakers associate head coach Brian Shaw ) was far stronger than me coming to the Lakers was". (more...)
Mayweather Response To Female MeToo Movement Causes Controversy Mayweather Response To Female MeToo Movement Causes Controversy
- January 12, 2018

When asked about the campaign, Mayweather gave an ignorant response. The #MeToo movement began on social media in late 2017 as a way of women and men to denounce sexual assault and harrassment in the wake of a wave of allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein . (more...)
NHL Power Rankings: New York Islanders Middle of the Pack NHL Power Rankings: New York Islanders Middle of the Pack
- January 12, 2018

After receiving First Star of the Week honors last week, Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask was named First Star for the Month of December by the National Hockey League today. NYR. - The Bruins went 10-2-2 in December to move into a second-place tie with the Toronto Maple Leafs in the Atlantic Division. Boston's victory over the Islanders, combined with Toronto's loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning puts the Bruins into sole possession of second place, and they also have three games in hand on the Leafs. (more...)
Jardim admits Lemar could leave Monaco Jardim admits Lemar could leave Monaco
- January 12, 2018

The Daily Mirror is claiming that the Premier League outfits would have to pay as much as the £90m Arsenal bid for Lemar on transfer deadline day back in August to successfully prise Lemar away from the French side. "What I tell you today can be different tomorrow". " But the month is long and many things could happen ", in a subtle shift in the club's previously staunch denials that Lemar could leave. (more...)
John Cena Joins Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Series John Cena Joins Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Series
- January 12, 2018

The second man to become a 16-time World Champion in WWE will also reprise his role as the host for the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards , though one has to wonder how all of the people in attendance will see him. After each game, a 360 degree scanner will measure each teams' mess to determine just how spotless they really are. The winning team will face The Gauntlet, a multiple-challenge obstacle course where they can turn their cleanliness into cash. (more...)
Derrius Guice Declares for 2018 NFL Draft After 3 Years at LSU Derrius Guice Declares for 2018 NFL Draft After 3 Years at LSU
- January 12, 2018

Guice is projected to go anywhere from the early to late first round in most mocks thus far. "My heart and my DNA is made up of this handsome city of Baton Rouge, and its university of LSU", said Guice, who grew up in south Baton Rouge. The running back who was also a star at Catholic High, finishes his career as the school's single-season record holder for career yards with 6,527 which broke Leonard Fournette's record. (more...)
Ronaldo, Messi, de Bruyne named in Year 2017 UEFA Team Ronaldo, Messi, de Bruyne named in Year 2017 UEFA Team
- January 12, 2018

The midfielder has enjoyed a stunning year and is one of just two Premier League players in the 11, with Chelsea's Eden Hazard the other. His former teammate Dani Alves is also selected, but Neymar - who left Barcelona for PSG in a world-record €222 million move in the summer - was not among the names to make the cut following nearly 8.8 million votes being cast. (more...)
NFL Predictions: Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 12/31/17 NFL Predictions: Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 12/31/17
- January 12, 2018

The Steelers still have a shot at securing the top-seed and home-field advantage, but they must defeat the winless Cleveland Browns on Sunday (10 a.m. Schuster hauled in all nine catchable passes thrown his way to finish with 143 yards and a touchdown to compile a passer rating of 112.5 when targeted . (more...)
Stephen Curry said return was like 'first day of school' Stephen Curry said return was like 'first day of school'
- January 12, 2018

And those stats may show Curry's biggest value-with him on the court, he can turn even Pachulia into an All-Star. Insert Stephen Curry "I'm back" gif and call it a day. The food's going to taste better. In fact, in his first game back in almost a month, it was the Memphis Grizzlies , not Curry, who was in a lot of pain. (more...)
Manu Ginobili's weird 3-pointer confuses refs, Popovich, everyone during Knicks game Manu Ginobili's weird 3-pointer confuses refs, Popovich, everyone during Knicks game
- January 12, 2018

Midway through the third quarter, Ginobili lobbed a pass inside the paint to LaMarcus Aldridge , but the ball went through the basket instead. "So yeah, it was very awkward, but common sense, I guess. Not terrible, but the Knicks need a lot more from him, especially as he takes too much on himself with 21 field goal attempts per game during this bad stretch. (more...)
Brian Urlacher named finalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame Brian Urlacher named finalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame
- January 12, 2018

The NFL announced its 15 finalists on Tuesday night, with Faneca being one of five offensive linemen to make the list. To earn induction into the hall, a finalist must receive a minimum positive vote of 80 percent during the annual selection meeting. (more...)
Possible Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date Possible Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date
- January 12, 2018

Red Dead 2 was originally supposed to be released in 2017 but unfortunately, Rockstar delayed it to Spring 2018 . Even though the date of June 8th is outside of the "spring" window, Rockstar has said that they are taking their time with the next instalment of the Red Dead series instead of rushing to meet their deadline. (more...)
Lonzo Ball says 'I feel I can impact the game multiple ways' Lonzo Ball says 'I feel I can impact the game multiple ways'
- January 12, 2018

It's just tough. It's the world we're in and we've all made it. I was thinking about ESPN. Understandably, the three Ball sons have been seen as innocent pawns in this situation, dealing with a stage dad who, despite his flaws, they justifiably love and appreciate. (more...)