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Arsenal boss branded referee a 'disgrace' Arsenal boss branded referee a 'disgrace'
- January 17, 2018

Similar reports were made by assistants Simon Long and Ian Hussin, as well as by fourth official Christopher Kavanagh. In the Premier League fixture between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal on New Year's Eve, Dean gave the Baggies a last-minute penalty, which was converted to deny Arsenal all three points. (more...)
Jaguars embracing underdog mentality ahead of AFC Championship Game Jaguars embracing underdog mentality ahead of AFC Championship Game
- January 17, 2018

When players began talking incessantly about the Patriots in the regular season and the postseason, they followed their coach's leadership. "You've got to focus on making the catch". Fournette also left the game with an ankle injury but returned and was walking around the locker room with no limp or wrap on his ankle on Monday. "To me, that's just noise", he said. (more...)
Australian Open: Novak Djokovic makes triumphant return from injury Australian Open: Novak Djokovic makes triumphant return from injury
- January 17, 2018

Asked if he was like a gazelle, the 19-times Grand Slam tournament victor replied, "Maybe, maybe not". Djokovic is hoping to follow suit in 2018 after being out of action since Wimbledon with an elbow problem and he made an encouraging start to thump Donald Young 6-1 6-2 6-4 and set up a meeting with Gael Monfils . (more...)
Tom Brady gets to work on players' day off at Gillette Stadium Tom Brady gets to work on players' day off at Gillette Stadium
- January 17, 2018

The Eagles last played for an NFC title in the 2008 season and the Vikings in the 2009 season. They are made to do this, and they do it at a high level. The NFL's divisional playoff weekend began with eight teams vying for the league's top prize. They come up with a game plan for the opponent of the week and follow through as a team. (more...)
Djokovic races to win at Australian Open Djokovic races to win at Australian Open
- January 17, 2018

She celebrated by twirling, waving and blowing kisses to the crowd. He said: "It feels so great to be back here, so great to be back on the tennis court". Ninth seed Stan Wawrinka had a tough time of things against world number 136 Ricardas Berankis, eventually prevailing 6-3 6-4 2-6 7-6 (2). Zverev (4) and Thiem (5) got the job done in three sets - the latter smashing 48 winners, including a ridiculous shot through his legs, against Guido Pella - but seventh seed Goffin, a ... (more...)
Former Celtics NBA champion, Hall of Famer dies at 71 Former Celtics NBA champion, Hall of Famer dies at 71
- January 17, 2018

He entered the National Basketball Association in 1969 and spent his first 9 1/2 seasons with the Celtics until he was traded to the Golden State Warriors midway during the 1978-79 season. In his Celtics' career, he averaged 18.3 points per game and took it a notch in the playoffs averaging 21.5 points. The Celtics drafted him with the ninth overall pick in the 1969 draft out of? White's jersey was also retired by the Kansas Jayhawks in 2003. (more...)
Maria no match for Sharapova Maria no match for Sharapova
- January 17, 2018

Meanwhile, Germany's Angelique Kerber also made a winning start as she swept aside her fellow countryman Anna-Lena Friedsam 6-0, 6-4 in the first round. 60. Determined to get back to the form that saw her win five Grand Slam titles, Sharapova returned to competition in April 2017. Djokovic tweaked his service motion while recovering from an injured right elbow, and used it to good effect in a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win over Donald Young . (more...)
Man Busted For Mass Shooting Threat at Steelers Game Man Busted For Mass Shooting Threat at Steelers Game
- January 17, 2018

Belichick must have handed out a memo to his team about how to respond to Ramsey's comments, because everyone in New England basically reacted the same way: They complimented the Jaguars corner. Yeldon (Daphne, Alabama). "It's not the scheme", Heyward said. "It was weird because we had won the last game, and I guess they forgot about that". (more...)
Bengals fans Bengals fans "pay it forward" to Blake Bortles foundation
- January 17, 2018

Cincinnati Bengals fans really appreciated the Jacksonville Jaguars taking down the Pittsburgh Steelers , 45-42, in the divisional round of the National Football League playoffs. " I greatly appreciate the support displayed by Bengals fans and they should know their support will make a difference ". After starting the season 3-3, the Jaguars finished 7-3 and won the AFC South for the first time in almost two decades. (more...)
Novak Djokovic adds Indian Wells, Miami to his 2018 schedule Novak Djokovic adds Indian Wells, Miami to his 2018 schedule
- January 17, 2018

With the help of coaches Andre Agassi and Radek Stepanek , the 30-year-old has remodeled his services action which shortens the back swing in order to protect the elbow and yes, it held up perfectly. "It depends the way I'm moving, how I push on it". Anderson was diplomatic and recognised that many players were well paid but said, 'there's still room for improvement and I think that's what we are all fighting for'. (more...)
Kevin Sumlin sitting pretty with Texas A&M buyout, new job at Arizona Kevin Sumlin sitting pretty with Texas A&M buyout, new job at Arizona
- January 17, 2018

In a statement, Sumlin said he was humbled and honored. Really that first week or so I really thought about (taking a year off). With a 51-26 record at Texas A&M, Sumlin was released after the 2017 regular season and has been replaced by Coach Jimbo Fisher, former head coach for Florida State University. (more...)
Leicester City 2-0 Fleetwood Leicester City 2-0 Fleetwood
- January 17, 2018

Former Manchester City youngster Iheanacho had already given Leicester the lead in their third-round replay against League One Fleetwood Town and had a second disallowed for offside. Afterwards Iheanacho said he was only focused on putting the ball into the net as Leicester went on to win the game 2-0 following an opener also scored by the Nigerian global. (more...)
Central American reactions continue following Trump's 'shithole countries' remark
- January 17, 2018

Stuart Symington, US Ambassador to Nigeria was represented by David Young, the US embassy's Charge d'Affairs at a meeting on Monday with Geoffrey Onyeama, Nigeria's Minister of Foreign Affairs. " Trump also looks forward to building on this relationship for the mutual benefit of the two countries". "Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country". (more...)
The Olympic Visa. PyeongChang - capital of 2018 Winter Olympics The Olympic Visa. PyeongChang - capital of 2018 Winter Olympics
- January 17, 2018

North Korea asked for the meeting to be held at Peace House on the South Korean side of the demilitarised zone that separates the two countries. North Korea carried out nuclear and missile tests a year ago that triggered harsher United Nations sanctions and worldwide condemnation. (more...)
Manchester City drop Sanchez interest as Mourinho waits Manchester City drop Sanchez interest as Mourinho waits
- January 17, 2018

Sanchez has always been touted for a move to Manchester City and a reunion with his former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola , but the Premier League leaders were unable to complete a deadline day switch in August. However, Bordeaux president Stephane Martin has said that his club have not had any contact from the Gunners regarding their player, and even if they do, they are not prepared to let him leave on the cheap. (more...)
Cardinals top coaching target 'expected to accept' Giants job if offered Cardinals top coaching target 'expected to accept' Giants job if offered
- January 17, 2018

According to a Tuesday morning report by the NFL Network , the Cardinals are putting in second interview requests today and Munchak is expected to receive one. Backup Eagles quarterback Nate Sudfeld gave DeFilippo a ringing endorsement several weeks ago, and believes that he has the makings of an National Football League head coach. (more...)
Will Ferrell interviews Roger Federer as Ron Burgundy Will Ferrell interviews Roger Federer as Ron Burgundy
- January 17, 2018

Revolutions, when ill-conceived, can die as quickly as they are born. Novak Djokovic during his first-round matches, in Melbourne on Tuesday. It has also been claimed the idea of a boycott of next year's Australian Open was mooted if the players' demands were not met. (more...)
Cavs expected to make at least one trade before deadline Cavs expected to make at least one trade before deadline
- January 16, 2018

Russell Westbrook had 25 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, and Oklahoma City beat Charlotte to snap a three-game losing streak. "Boston is better than it was a year ago". This is a player who gets up for mid-season games against the Kings - it was all a bit surreal. The Cavs were extremely competitive most of the night. (more...)
Roethlisberger: I'm not allowed to check to QB sneak Roethlisberger: I'm not allowed to check to QB sneak
- January 16, 2018

The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback told reporters after Sunday's divisional-round loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars he intends to return for the 2018 National Football League season. "We make decisions that we deem appropriate in circumstances", Tomlin said. Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers have faced a lot of questions after their loss to Jacksonville on Sunday. (more...)
Reuben Foster, Carl Lawson, Dalvin Tomlinson make NFL All-Rookie team Reuben Foster, Carl Lawson, Dalvin Tomlinson make NFL All-Rookie team
- January 16, 2018

He came back with a vengeance, however, winning the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Month Award in November. Adams finished his rookie year with 82 total tackles on the year, six passes defended, two sacks, two fumble recoveries, and a forced fumble. (more...)
Watch Stefon Diggs' Miracle TD Catch For Vikings' Win Over Saints Watch Stefon Diggs' Miracle TD Catch For Vikings' Win Over Saints
- January 16, 2018

The Vikings selected Diggs with the 146th overall pick in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Between a vehicle wreck and a couple of injuries, he hasn't really had his breakout moment yet. That's just how Keenum is wired. Flacco came in with high expectations from the jump while Keenum wasn't even guaranteed to make an National Football League roster. (more...)
Klopp confirms Karius as Liverpool number one Klopp confirms Karius as Liverpool number one
- January 16, 2018

Although City's lead at the top can be cut to 12 points if second placed Manchester United beat Stoke, they remain firm favourites for the title. The Germany global, who turned in a superb display as Jurgen Klopp's side beat Premier League leaders Manchester City 4-3 on Sunday, is out of contract at the end of this season. (more...)
Figure skaters Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir named Canada's Olympic flagbearers Figure skaters Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir named Canada's Olympic flagbearers
- January 16, 2018

They are three-time world champions. The ice dance team was named Canada's flag bearer Tuesday morning in Ottawa, the first time Canada will have dual flag bearers for an Olympic Games' opening ceremony. If there's one thing better than winning an Olympic gold medal - maybe it's this. Their biggest challenge for gold will come from French couple Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron, who edged the Canadians at the Grand Prix Final in December. (more...)
Hospital blames European contraceptive app for accidental pregnancies Hospital blames European contraceptive app for accidental pregnancies
- January 16, 2018

Users have to record the temperature under their tongue every day as soon as they wake up, and the app then decides whether or not it's safe to have intercourse without condoms if you're trying to avoid pregnancy . "This is in line with what we communicate as the risk of unwanted pregnancy with typical use, and which is comparable to other types of contraception". (more...)
Djokovic delighted after elbowing out Young Djokovic delighted after elbowing out Young
- January 16, 2018

On Tuesday night, he got something different. Sharapova failed the dope test after her quarter-final loss to Serena Williams here two years ago and although her 15-month ban has done little to dim her appeal to tournament organisers, Melbourne fans might not be so forgiving. (more...)

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