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Larry Nassar scandal won't cost Michigan State president her job Larry Nassar scandal won't cost Michigan State president her job
- January 20, 2018

Raisman was the fifth member from the 2012 "Fierce Five" team to come forward, joining McKayla Maroney , Gabby Douglas and Simone Biles with accusations against Nassar. Listen to the full audio near the top of this page, where you can also share this article across email, Facebook, Twitter and other platforms . Six-time Olympic medallist Aly Raisman , 23, branded sex fiend Larry Nassar "pathetic" as she delivered a remarkable victim impact statement in Michigan, US. (more...)
DeMar DeRosan chosen to start in National Basketball Association all-star game DeMar DeRosan chosen to start in National Basketball Association all-star game
- January 20, 2018

Irving was the runaway fan vote leader with 2,170,833, DeRozan had 998,999 and Simmons came in third with 669,397. Selections are made by fan, media and player balloting. It is rare for a rookie to be an All-Star. Blake Griffin was the most recent in 2011, after legends including Michael Jordan (1985), Hakeem Olajuwon (1985), Patrick Ewing (1986), David Robinson (1990), Shaquille O'Neal (1993) and Tim Duncan (1998). (more...)
Alexis Sanchez's Manchester United deal will impact smaller clubs: Sean Dyche Alexis Sanchez's Manchester United deal will impact smaller clubs: Sean Dyche
- January 20, 2018

In the 11 matches that Burnley have played at Turf Moor, they have scored eight goals but conceded the same amount too, and Saturday's game could prove to be another tight encounter. Eric Bailly and Zlatan Ibrahimovic remain on the list of long-term absentees. The skipper has not played a minute this season. Meanwhile, Ashley Young will return following a three-game absence due to suspension. (more...)
LeBron James, Steph Curry headline 2018 NBA All-Star Game starters LeBron James, Steph Curry headline 2018 NBA All-Star Game starters
- January 20, 2018

The NBA made this season the first in which each conference's top all-star vote getter would be named captains and then select their sides. James and Curry can now choose from the following Eastern Conference players: the Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo , Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid , Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving and Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan . (more...)
Toronto FC trades top draft pick for cash, second-round selection Toronto FC trades top draft pick for cash, second-round selection
- January 20, 2018

We're talking a 50-plus minute expansive interview with LAFC head coach Bob Bradley on a range of soccer topics, including the state of MLS, issues with the U.S. United for the No. 3 overall pick, taking defender Tristan Blackmon from the University of the Pacific. But some of the biggest news came outside the draft: Chicago dealt attacker David Accam to Philadelphia for $1.2 million in allocation money and Atlanta signed 18-year-old attacking midfielder Ezequiel Barco for a MLS-record ... (more...)
Barkley in Chelsea squad to face Brighton Barkley in Chelsea squad to face Brighton
- January 20, 2018

For tomorrow he is in the squad. Speaking during BBC Sport's coverage of the game, Jenas said: "I don't think it's been a great Chelsea performance, but I think that Kenedy, in both halves, really gave a good account of himself, so I'm giving it [the man of the match award] to him". (more...)
Larry Nassar case: Olympic gymnastics champion Jordyn Wieber reveals abuse Larry Nassar case: Olympic gymnastics champion Jordyn Wieber reveals abuse
- January 20, 2018

The former carried a sentence of 60 years, and the sentencing hearing for the latter charges is still ongoing. "After watching many of these heartbreaking statements and reading accounts about them, we have concluded that only a review by your office can resolve the questions in a way that the victims, their families and the public will deem satisfactory and will help all those affected by Nassar's terrible crimes to heal", the letter to Schuette says. (more...)
National Football League prematurely promotes Vikings/Patriots Super Bowl National Football League prematurely promotes Vikings/Patriots Super Bowl
- January 20, 2018

In their four games against Super Bowl winning quarterbacks, the Jaguars have gone 4-0, and for the most part, they've completely embarrassed the quarterback they were going up against. "The challenge is trying to create normality". We've got you covered right here. Do they stick with Bortles, or do they trade for a game manager like Alex Smith who isn't going to win any games on his own but likewise won't lose any games with costly mistakes? If Minnesota is in, the Vikings and the AFC ... (more...)
Toby Alderweireld could make Spurs return in FA Cup - Mauricio Pochettino Toby Alderweireld could make Spurs return in FA Cup - Mauricio Pochettino
- January 20, 2018

Jorge Griffa, who is like a father to me, once told me to not think too much, enjoy the present, be professional and responsible, and football will take you where you want". Paulo Gazzaniga has made just one appearance since joining Tottenham last summer, but he performed fantastically on that occasion as he kept a clean sheet in the 1-0 victory at home to Crystal Palace in the Premier League . (more...)
No Arsenal grudge for bin-bag Walcott No Arsenal grudge for bin-bag Walcott
- January 20, 2018

That's why I felt it was time to go. FC's Stevie Nicol has his say as to whether or not Theo Walcott's time with Arsenal has been a success, amid rumours of a potential move to Everton . Benitez wants to keep the Magpies in the Premier League but has been hamstrung by his attempts to attract new players to the club due to the financial constraints imposed by Mike Ashley. (more...)
Fall Out Boy 'Mania' to hit Wrigley Field Fall Out Boy 'Mania' to hit Wrigley Field
- January 20, 2018

The band dropped its seventh studio album " M A N I A " today. American Express card members can purchase tickets before the general public from 10 a.m. The band celebrated the album's release this week with performances on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night and Good Morning America this morning, along with an appearance on MTV's TRL on Wednesday. (more...)
Klopp: Forget Virgil van Dijk's transfer fee, focus on his quality Klopp: Forget Virgil van Dijk's transfer fee, focus on his quality
- January 20, 2018

He further expressed how he'll forever remain indebted to the club for the opportunities given to him to play in the Premier League and that despite having a hard last few months at Saints , he thoroughly enjoyed his time at the club. "But for me it is not really interesting". Van Dijk has been acquired to plug those gaps and the Anfield faithful have been given a first look at their new arrival during a meeting with Leicester - although purely in a spectator capacity for now. (more...)
Mourinho speaks out amid rumours of new Man Utd deal Mourinho speaks out amid rumours of new Man Utd deal
- January 20, 2018

Manchester United are in optimistic mood as they travel to Burnley on Saturday, having spent the week closing in on the signing of Alexis Sanchez, and with Jose Mourinho close to agreeing a new contract. Charlie Taylor (rib) and Scott Arfield (hamstring) are slight doubts, although the duo might be involved in some capacity. Ashley Young returns from suspension for this weekend's visit to Turf Moor , but Mourinho was keen to praise Shaw in his pre-match press conference. (more...)
Novak Djokovic vs Gael Monfils Novak Djokovic vs Gael Monfils
- January 20, 2018

Six-time Australian champion Novak Djokovic , coming off an elbow injury layoff, plays Albert Ramos-Vinolas. To start the third set, it was quite worrying for Monfils who served a number of slow first serves. "I was just hanging in there trying to make the most of opportunities", Djokovic said in his post match interview. Also advancing were No. 8 Caroline Garcia and No. (more...)
UFC 220: Miocic vs UFC 220: Miocic vs
- January 20, 2018

On Jan. 18 at UFC 220 media day, Ngannou was overheard saying he was over the limit, and needed to cut weight. France's Ngannou enters the contest riding a 10-fight winning streak. The Ngannou-Miocic fight is the main event. Calvin Kattar (17-2) vs. Shane Burgos (10-0): This could be a great matchup of featherweights. Each fighter has been on a tear. (more...)
Chelsea face possible transfer ban after Federation Internationale de Football Association inquiry Chelsea face possible transfer ban after Federation Internationale de Football Association inquiry
- January 20, 2018

Chief among those sanctions is a ban on transfers, a fate suffered by La Liga trio Real Madrid , Barcelona and Atletico Madrid in recent years. After being found guilty of illegally signing minors, the three clubs were given a two-window transfer ban. (more...)
Arsenal fans react to huge transfer development after deal agreed Arsenal fans react to huge transfer development after deal agreed
- January 20, 2018

On Thursday, Manchester United players trained ahead of their Premier League clash against Burnley and a few of them including Mkhitaryan took to Instagram to share a picture from the preparations where the players can be seen in a lively mood ahead of the encounter. (more...)
Djokovic survives Melbourne furnace to beat Monfils Djokovic survives Melbourne furnace to beat Monfils
- January 20, 2018

Sydney-born Konta, a quarter-finalist previous year, was no match for American, who is only in the main draw after a player pulled out before the Grand Slam began, as she fell 6-4, 7-5. "I cherish these moments". Djokovic said officials needs to look at the bigger picture when assessing the conditions. "I had to get a really good start, that is what I did wrong the previous two times and I wanted to change that around". (more...)
Emre Can: 'I will continue giving my all for Liverpool' Emre Can: 'I will continue giving my all for Liverpool'
- January 20, 2018

According to The Mirror , Pep Guardiola's team have "expressed an interest" in the German midfielder. Italian side Juventus have been strongly linked with Can for months and reportedly made approaches this window and the last, with some outlets claiming a deal between the two. (more...)
Emery, on Neymar-Cavani penalty row: Emery, on Neymar-Cavani penalty row: "The role of penalties is clear..."
- January 20, 2018

The Uruguay worldwide then had the chance to claim the record for himself after his side won a penalty, although Neymar , who had already scored a hat-trick in the game, took kicking duties to convert from the spot. "Nor anything about objectives or ending the season as the top goalscorer". Cavani, who has 20 league goals this term, was brought down by Cedric Yambere but Neymar ignored calls from the Parc des Princes crowd to allow his team-mate to step up, the Brazilian tucking away his ... (more...)
Brooks Koepka ruled out until the Masters Brooks Koepka ruled out until the Masters
- January 20, 2018

Koepka's wrist has bothered him since the Hero World Challenge in early December. After finishing a distant last in Maui, the 27-year-old remained baffled. Koepka finished T11 at Augusta National past year during a season in which he placed in the top 15 of all four majors with a U.S. Open victory, T6 finish at The Open Championship and T13 finish at the PGA Championship. (more...)
Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman confronts Larry Nassar at sentencing Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman confronts Larry Nassar at sentencing
- January 20, 2018

The organization was planning to hold a women's national team camp at Karolyi Ranch from January 22-26, but according to its website, the site for that camp is now "TBD". "He abused my trust". She said making the U.S. National Team at the age 14 was "remarkable and incredible", but that it came with a major price. "I had no idea he was sexually abusing me for his own benefit", she told the court. (more...)
Raiders complied with Rooney Rule before hiring Jon Gruden Raiders complied with Rooney Rule before hiring Jon Gruden
- January 20, 2018

The NFL has ruled that the Oakland Raiders complied with the Rooney Rule before hiring Jon Gruden as their head coach. However, at a news conference to present the new coach, owner Mark Davis revealed they held their first meeting on Christmas Eve, a meeting he left feeling "pretty confident he was all in". (more...)
Blue Jays acquire Grichuk from Cardinals in exchange for Leone, Greene Blue Jays acquire Grichuk from Cardinals in exchange for Leone, Greene
- January 20, 2018

The 26-year-old outfielder spent the majority of the 2017 season up in the majors with the Cardinals, but it didn't come without a few hiccups along the way. Louis. Leone was one of the Blue Jays' best relievers in 2017 as he made 65 appearances and went 3-0 with a 2.56 ERA. Also having appeared with Seattle and Arizona from 2014-16, Leone has a career mark of 11-8 with a 3.48 ERA. (more...)
Autopsy Shows Roy Halladay Had Morphine In System At Time Of Death Autopsy Shows Roy Halladay Had Morphine In System At Time Of Death
- January 20, 2018

He was flying his Icon A5, a two-person, single engine amphibian plane when the plane went down into the water about a quarter mile west of Ben Pilot Point in New Port Richey. His blood-alcohol content level was 0.01, according to the toxicology results in the report released by the Pinellas-Pasco Medical Examiners Office. The report also shows Hallday suffered a subdural hemorrhage in the crash - along with multiple rib fractures and lung, liver and spleen injuries. (more...)

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