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Astros acquire Gerrit Cole from Pirates Astros acquire Gerrit Cole from Pirates
- January 14, 2018

Houston is sending pitcher Joe Musgrove and third baseman Colin Moran as the principle members of the deal. He went 12-12 over 33 starts and compiled a 4.26 ERA in 2017, a season after he missed serious time with elbow inflammation. Martin, 22, was an eighth-round pick in 2013. This is a huge trade for the reigning World Series champion Astros who land another frontline starter to the rotation that already includes Justin Verlander , Dallas Keuchel and Lance McCullers . (more...)
England triumph over Cricket Australia XI as Eoin Morgan hits unbeaten 81 England triumph over Cricket Australia XI as Eoin Morgan hits unbeaten 81
- January 14, 2018

England play two warm-up matches in Hamilton before its winter schedule finally comes to a close with tests in Auckland on March 22 and Christchurch on March 30. There was some chat about the depth of Australia's pace-bowling resources during the Test series (Jackson Bird's outing on the bad MCG surface was the only time it was put into action) and this series may give some indication how it stands with the white ball. (more...)
AUSTRALIA OPEN: Federer drawn against Bedene, Nadal meets Burgos
- January 14, 2018

Seeded women in the tournament were lucky to avoid the threat of Maria Sharapova who is ranked 47th in the world after serving a doping suspension in 2017. To choose a potential "dark horse" for the title is slightly easier as both draws are wide open. The seedings for the Australian Open have been largely decided according to the ATP world rankings. (more...)
Markram misses ton but South Africa prosper Markram misses ton but South Africa prosper
- January 14, 2018

Ashwin troubled the left-handed Elgar in particular and had a close call for caught behind turned down shortly before lunch. "You need to find the flawless balance to do well in South Africa especially where there is more bounce", he said . (more...)
$0.05 EPS Expected for First Bancorp (FBP)
- January 13, 2018

Biondo Investment Advisors Llc increased its stake in Mastercard Incorporated (MA) by 5.19% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, December 20 by SunTrust. A 5 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while0 believe that investors should either steer clear of FBP or, if they already own its stock, sell it. (more...)
Sharapova a controversial presence at Australian Open draw Sharapova a controversial presence at Australian Open draw
- January 13, 2018

A two-time major victor, Garbine Muguruza reached the quarters past year, while 2016 champion Angelique Kerber is coming off a poor 2017, although she may be finding form again. "That is the ultimate goal but I realise the depth of the game", she said. But the Russian remains unseeded and has her work cut out to progress far in the draw, with 14th seed Anastasija Sevastova , who beat Sharapova at the US Open, a potential second-round opponent and Kerber likely to be waiting in round three. (more...)
Tottenham vs Everton | Latest Team News | Expected Line-Up's | Prediction Tottenham vs Everton | Latest Team News | Expected Line-Up's | Prediction
- January 13, 2018

Team news on the way from Wembley, but how might both sides line up this afternoon? Mauricio Pochettino starts with Harry Kane up front and the England striker has notched four goals in his previous two league appearances against Everton , who are in the midst of a awful run of form that has seen them go five games without a win in all competitions, losing the last three in a row. (more...)
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola relishing test against Liverpool at Anfield Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola relishing test against Liverpool at Anfield
- January 13, 2018

Playing the game, that is my only concern. They will look for mistakes from us and try to play counter-attacks. Salah scored on his Liverpool FC debut in a 3-3 draw with Watford in their Premier League opener to make a promising start to his Reds career after an underwhelming spell in 2014. (more...)
Where's the VAR? Contentious goal denies Southampton in EPL Where's the VAR? Contentious goal denies Southampton in EPL
- January 13, 2018

The fortune wasn't with us today but we have to keep pushing". Nine Premier League games without a win for Mauricio Pellegrino has seen the Argentine tipped as the next managerial casualty, but his side got off to the ideal start with Ward-Prowse handing them some breathing space in the opening half. (more...)
Pochettino Confirms Trio Will Miss Everton Clash Pochettino Confirms Trio Will Miss Everton Clash
- January 13, 2018

Real's interest in Kane has seen Levy's guard go up. While Kane is not the only Tottenham player whose future is under scrutiny, the 24-year-old is arguably the most important player Spurs now have and his presence will define whether the North London side will enjoy success or not in the near future. (more...)
H&M is finally apologizing for that controversial ad H&M is finally apologizing for that controversial ad
- January 13, 2018

Diddy wrote, "Anything else is disrespectful". He said, "Enough about y'all and more of what I see when I look at this photo". The ruler of the world, an untouchable Force that can never be denied! James posted his thoughts Monday night on Instagram, saying that "African Americans will always have to break barriers". (more...)
Six Things to Watch in Titans-Patriots Game Saturday Six Things to Watch in Titans-Patriots Game Saturday
- January 13, 2018

Dion Lewis came up huge in this round of the playoffs a year ago as he had a 98-yard kickoff return for a TD, a 13-yard TD reception, and a 1-yard TD run in the Pats' 34-16 win over Houston. That'll be a key element because it's hard to imagine the Titans having a chance if it's a shootout. The Tennessee Titans did something no one expected them to do last weekend: defeat the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead. (more...)
Everything is possible - Conte calm over Chelsea future Everything is possible - Conte calm over Chelsea future
- January 13, 2018

Conte then accused the United boss of going senile, with Mourinho responding by referring to the four-month suspension that Chelsea's manager received in 2012 for failing to report match-fixing while at Siena. It was his dream. PSG should expect to win Ligue 1 this season and so that will hardly affect Emery's future at the club. "Now contempt. For me contempt means end of the story ". (more...)
NFL to 'look into' whether Raiders violated Rooney Rule NFL to 'look into' whether Raiders violated Rooney Rule
- January 13, 2018

Coach Gruden got things started with his opening statement . The Fritz Pollard Alliance called for the investigation on Wednesday out of concern that Raiders owner Mark Davis came to an agreement with Gruden before the team interviewed any minority candidates as required by the National Football League since 2003. (more...)
Stokes, Gayle, Root among top foreign stars in IPL auction Stokes, Gayle, Root among top foreign stars in IPL auction
- January 13, 2018

Among the worldwide cricketers, Chris Gayle and Ben Stokes lead the list. England's Test captain Joe Root has also tried his luck with a total of 282 overseas players hoping to find a buyer. Lasith Malinga, whose form has taken a considerable dip in the past year or so, too will be part of the auction apart from his Sri Lanka mates Angelo Mathews and Niroshan Dickwella. (more...)
NFL to consider Cam Newton knee injury during concussion protocol investigation NFL to consider Cam Newton knee injury during concussion protocol investigation
- January 13, 2018

Adam Schefter of ESPN provided the update Saturday and noted the knee issue "was a contributing factor as to why Newton staggered to the ground and struggled to stay balanced" after he was hit in the head by Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata . (more...)
The LAPD Is Investigating Steven Seagal For Alleged Sexual Assault The LAPD Is Investigating Steven Seagal For Alleged Sexual Assault
- January 13, 2018

She said he rubbed her hand and neck, which seemed odd, and then went to the set. Steven Seagal is now under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department following sexual harassment accusations that come from multiple women, including Jenny McCarthy . (more...)
Real Madrid vs. Villarreal live stream Real Madrid vs. Villarreal live stream
- January 13, 2018

Looking ahead, Real Madrid's search for top form will continue Thursday when they travel to Estadio Municipal de Butarque for the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarterfinal against Leganes. Liga - Follow the Football match between Real Madrid and Villarreal CF live with Eurosport. Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale have combined for only eight goals . (more...)
Antonio Brown expected to be game-time decision Antonio Brown expected to be game-time decision
- January 13, 2018

Antonio Brown hasn't been on the field since he suffered a calf injury in Week 15, but the hope for the Pittsburgh Steelers was that the wide receiver would be back in time for the postseason. "I didn't want him to get any of the guys who weren't sick, sick", Tomlin said, via the Associated Press . Brown, who led the National Football League in receptions despite having his regular season cut short by the injury, returned to practice Monday and was a full participant this week until ... (more...)
Russian Club Spartak Moscow Spark Racism Row With Offensive Video Russian Club Spartak Moscow Spark Racism Row With Offensive Video
- January 13, 2018

The message was accompanied by several emojis of laughing faces and chocolate bars, above a 13-second clip showing the players, reported to be the Brazilian trio Fernando, Luiz Adriano and Pedro Rocha, smiling while stretching in sunny conditions. (more...)
Offerta ufficiale al Barcellona per Rafinha Offerta ufficiale al Barcellona per Rafinha
- January 13, 2018

Anche se l'Inter prima vuole vederci chiaro sulle condizioni del brasiliano (in possesso di passaporto spagnolo), ai box dall'aprile scorso. Il club nerazzurro ha presentato un'offerta ufficiale ai blaugrana per il brasiliano. Dalla Catalogna sostengono che si tratti di un centrocampista di livello e di prospettiva che potrà avere un valore molto più alto, per questo il Barcellona gioca al rialzo nella speranza di venderlo ad un ottimo prezzo. (more...)
Liverpool poses test of City's bid for immortality Liverpool poses test of City's bid for immortality
- January 13, 2018

Klopp's men are now fourth, but could move to second and close the gap between them and City to 15 points should other results also go their way. After Nottingham Forest dispatched with the services of Mark Warburton the hierarchy soon appointed Aitor Karanka as his successor. (more...)
Keith Jackson, the legendary voice of college football, dead at 89 Keith Jackson, the legendary voice of college football, dead at 89
- January 13, 2018

He worked at ABC from 1966 through 2006, where he rose to prominence as he usually called the biggest college football game of the week. He was also the play-by-play voice for the first season of ABC's Monday Night Football in 1970. "For decades, his unmistakable style defined college football for millions of fans". Born Oct. 18, 1928, in Roopville, Ga., Jackson served in the United States Marine Corps before attending college at Washington State on the G.I. (more...)
Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho speaks out about Zlatan Ibrahimovic's future Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho speaks out about Zlatan Ibrahimovic's future
- January 13, 2018

Ibrahimovic (knee) could return to training by the end of January. According to Fotomac , both Besiktas and Galatasaray intend to offer the 36-year-old to gain regular action in Turkey during the second half of the campaign. " He consulted other doctors and other opinions, and we all made the decision to stop treatment . When [he is] feeling good, [he will] come back to work". (more...)
Twitter reacts as Alabama wins national championship Twitter reacts as Alabama wins national championship
- January 13, 2018

The sports network has now televised all ten of the most-watched cable telecasts in history, including Ohio State's victory over OR in the first ever college football playoff championship in 2015, a game that claimed the largest audience in cable history. (more...)