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Guardiola issues Man City with fresh challenge after Anfield humbling Guardiola issues Man City with fresh challenge after Anfield humbling
- January 17, 2018

What a game! Two teams, full throttle", he stated. Make no mistake, Liverpool's attack has what it takes to fire the club to silverware, but "defending" akin to Dejan Lovren's for the Citizens' third goal has seen them come undone time and again against side's that don't leave their defence as exposed as Guardiola's side did on Sunday. (more...)
Gymnasts, young victims recount sex abuse inflicted by former doctor Gymnasts, young victims recount sex abuse inflicted by former doctor
- January 17, 2018

Some of the victims said they have suffered from self-doubt, anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder as a direct result of Nassar's abuse. She told the court Nassar repeatedly abused her from the age of six until the age of 12 during family visits to his home in Holt, near Lansing. It has been reported that Moroney may face a $100,000 (£72,000/€83,000) fine if she speaks at Nassar's sentencing because of a non-disclosure agreement. (more...)
Martin O'Neill 'agrees terms' on new Republic of Ireland deal Martin O'Neill 'agrees terms' on new Republic of Ireland deal
- January 17, 2018

Three months after verbally agreeing to stay, and three days after rejecting the chance to become Stoke City's new manager, Martin O'Neill and the FAI have finally moved their contract negotiations on to a new stage, with the Ireland manager outlining that his future has been "resolved". (more...)
Auburn football hires JB Grimes for second stint as offensive line coach Auburn football hires JB Grimes for second stint as offensive line coach
- January 17, 2018

Multiple outlets have also reported the news. Hand was making $420,000 at Auburn and Grimes earned $370,000 with the Tigers in 2015. Offensive coordinator Tim Beck will now form a sort of play-calling committee with Hand, who previously served in a similar capacity at Tulsa (2007-09). (more...)
Africa beat India by 135 runs in 2nd Test Africa beat India by 135 runs in 2nd Test
- January 17, 2018

Centurion: Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah on Monday noted that in order to keep the Indian team's momentum going, early wickets need to be picked up in order to create pressure on South Africa . South Africa were 173 for five at lunch, an overall lead of 201 runs. Rest of the Indian batsmen, however, had failed to score even a half century. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool sent 'right statement' with win over Man City Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool sent 'right statement' with win over Man City
- January 17, 2018

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's low strike gave Klopp's side the lead in the 10th minute. The game turned decisively in two minutes either side of the hour mark, when poor defending by John Stones let in Roberto Firmino , and Sadio Mane - who had just hit the post - struck a stunning finish high past Ederson. (more...)
Liverpool survive late goals to end Manchester City's unbeaten run Liverpool survive late goals to end Manchester City's unbeaten run
- January 17, 2018

Asked if the huge points gap is a fair reflection, the Netherlands midfielder said: "That's the reality and you have to accept it". "I always said, "No it's not already done", because there are still a lot of hard games to play." . The Reds became the first team to beat City in the league this season. The result was also the first since the £142million sale of Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona, although his absence is likely to be felt more against opponents who adapt a more defensive ... (more...)
Simona Halep vs. Eugenie Bouchard 2018 Australian Open Pick, Odds, Prediction Simona Halep vs. Eugenie Bouchard 2018 Australian Open Pick, Odds, Prediction
- January 17, 2018

He will write for The New Daily throughout this year's Australian Open. Serena is recovering from complications after having a baby last fall. "Last year is last year". "I'm waiting to see how it is after the recovery because now it's still warm and I can not feel it". I feel OK. I feel fit. "No. I'm not that type of person", she said. (more...)
United may sign Alexis Sanchez in swop United may sign Alexis Sanchez in swop
- January 17, 2018

But should Sanchez end up at United, Arsenal fans simply won't forgive Arsene Wenger . The 28-year-old was left out of United's squad for the win over Stoke on Monday night with Jose Mourinho admitting that he had taken the decision because of speculation over Mkhitaryan's future. (more...)
Brees: Mindset has always been to stay a Saint Brees: Mindset has always been to stay a Saint
- January 17, 2018

Meanwhile, veteran right tackle Zach Strief, a Week 1 starter who spent most of the season on injured reserve, says he hasn't yet decided whether he'll retire. "It's unfortunate, but I'm proud to be a part of this team". "I've been a part of talented teams in the past throughout my career, though, that have not lived up to expectations". (more...)
Australian Open: Nadal starts campaign in style Australian Open: Nadal starts campaign in style
- January 17, 2018

Of the many rolling shocks that rippled through day one at Melbourne Park, on and off the court, the near-total wipeout of the American women - including the fifth seed Venus Williams , the reigning US Open champion Sloane Stephens, and the Flushing Meadows semi-finalist Coco Vandeweghe - was the most brutally stark. (more...)
Jamaican bobsledders qualify for Winter Olympics Jamaican bobsledders qualify for Winter Olympics
- January 17, 2018

The Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation is now making plans for the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, next month after the national women's bobsled team qualified for the Olympiad at the weekend. German Sandra Kiriasis serves ad their coach. Sport Minister Olivia Grange has congratulated Jamaica's women's bobsleigh team on its historic qualification to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games to be held in PyeongChang, South Korea in February. (more...)
Saints QB Brees not considering free agency Saints QB Brees not considering free agency
- January 17, 2018

Last year, they never talked seriously about a further extension. Brees had another stellar campaign for the Saints in 2017. So they will have to agree to a new contract at some point before March 16 to keep other suitors from getting a crack at him. (more...)
Trump says he's no racist, opens DACA door
- January 17, 2018

In full damage control, Trump and the White House trashed Wolff and his book as fiction and tabloid garbage while defending the President's mental fitness. GOP consultants are salivating over the possibility of mobilizing conservatives by accusing red-state Democrats of voting to shut down the government to grant "amnesty" to undocumented migrants. (more...)
Milos Raonic makes earliest Slam exit in seven years Milos Raonic makes earliest Slam exit in seven years
- January 17, 2018

Lacko, who hasn't been beyond the 3rd round in Melbourne , will play Argentina's Nicolas Kicker in the second round. Just in terms of fitness and being prepared. I was hoping I would be a little more efficient on the court . "It was my first match back but I've been playing well in practice and I'm happy to get through". (more...)
Ben Stokes charged over Bristol nightclub brawl Ben Stokes charged over Bristol nightclub brawl
- January 17, 2018

On Monday, the Crown Prosecution Service announced that Stokes would be charged with affray , and the England and Wales Cricket Board's 13 board members convened, with chairman Colin Graves present via conference call from New Zealand . (more...)
Without Sanchez, Arsenal loses 2-1 to Bournemouth in EPL
- January 17, 2018

Callum Wilson equalized in the 70th minute for Bournemouth before setting up Jordon Ibe for the victor in the 74th minute, intensifying Arsenal's problems in what could be developing into another crisis under Arsene Wenger. "Will he go or not, I don't know, but at the moment it's the transfer period". "We made mistakes in areas where you wonder where they come from". (more...)
Conor McGregor to be stripped of UFC title Conor McGregor to be stripped of UFC title
- January 17, 2018

A fight between the pair has always been in the pipeline but has failed to be seen out due to both picking up injuries. The bout is slated for April 7, in NY. "Love Conor, respect Conor, love everything that he's done for this company". Everybody knows that. I say it all the time. "That's his choice and his decision but, the belt has to move on..." said White speaking to Kevin Iole. (more...)
South Africa batsman given out obstructing the field South Africa batsman given out obstructing the field
- January 17, 2018

Pillay after defending the ball, turned around to stop it from rolling onto the stumps and then picked it up to return to the wicketkeeper. It happened in the 16th over of the South African innings when Pillay edged the fourth ball and the ball rolled towards the stumps before stopping by itself. (more...)
Novak Djokovic calls for pay increase, proposes players' union Novak Djokovic calls for pay increase, proposes players' union
- January 17, 2018

The Australian-born Konta, who won on her fourth match point Tuesday, has had two good years at the Australian Open , losing to the eventual champion each time. "I didn't know that was going to happen", Federer told the press. The biggest upsets of the day were Roberto Bautista Agut's loss to Fernando Verdasco for the men and Petra Kvitova's loss to Andrea Petkovic. (more...)
Saints Coach Sean Payton admits to taunting Vikings fans with Skol Clap Saints Coach Sean Payton admits to taunting Vikings fans with Skol Clap
- January 17, 2018

At least one fan shared photos on Twitter (though the fan said he did not take the photos himself). "They need to resign him, that's a no-brainer, they've got to resign Drew Brees ". Now we know. According to Payton, the Saints were guessing blind on challenge decisions because they did not have access to instant replay. He's a standup guy. (more...)
Jose Mourinho expected to sign new long-term contract Jose Mourinho expected to sign new long-term contract
- January 17, 2018

Jose Mourinho feels Manchester United are morphing into a team that suit Paul Pogba's strengths after the Frenchman's personal unbeaten record was extended to 35 Premier League matches. Substitute Mame Biram Diouf almost bagged a consolation with four minutes remaining, but the Senegalese forward could only fire straight at De Gea from close range. (more...)
Haitians Protest Trump Over 'S--thole' Remark in Florida Haitians Protest Trump Over 'S--thole' Remark in Florida
- January 17, 2018

I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed", he said . "That I can tell you", he told reporters. A senior GOP source familiar with the matter told CNN that instead of hearing the President say " shithole " during the meeting, some Republicans actually heard "shithouse". (more...)
Man Utd boss Mourinho: Pogba now starring thanks to teammates Man Utd boss Mourinho: Pogba now starring thanks to teammates
- January 17, 2018

Despite City's long unbeaten run being ended by Liverpool on Sunday, Pep Guardiola's side are still fancied as comfortable title favourites. Midfielder Pogba , who is now joint top of the Premier League assist charts with Manchester City pair Kevin De Bruyne and Leroy Sane having set up nine goals, was absent for each of United's three top-flight defeats to Huddersfield, Chelsea and City this season. (more...)
Federer Faces Ferrell In Tough Interview Federer Faces Ferrell In Tough Interview
- January 17, 2018

After Roger Federer's most recent win at the Australian Open , the tennis player received an unexpected gift: an interview with Will Ferrell . Quick question Roger. Madison Keys became the only one of the four American women who contested the U.S. Open semifinals last September to reach the second round. Also on the last day of the first round, No. (more...)