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LeBron James tweets he was 'garbage' after narrow win LeBron James tweets he was 'garbage' after narrow win
- January 20, 2018

Harden first time this season failed to score at least 20 points, converting only 3 of 15 shots from the game. James finished the game with six assists and is averaging a career-high 8.7 assists per game. Payton scored 19 and Gordon 17 for Orlando, which didn't get any breaks down the stretch. The Cavaliers have already lost 4 straight games and played early on in the game with a sense of urgency. (more...)
Halep edges Davis in marathon thriller to reach fourth round Halep edges Davis in marathon thriller to reach fourth round
- January 20, 2018

Top seed Simona Halep survived a major scare to progress to the last 16 of the Australian Open after triumphing in an epic encounter against Lauren Davis . The 26-year-old Halep will meet the victor of home favorite Ashleigh Barty and Japan's Naomi Osaka for a place in the quarterfinals, having carried her injured ankle through a deciding set of 142 minutes. (more...)
Vikings' Andrew Sendejo (concussion) expected to play in NFC Championship Vikings' Andrew Sendejo (concussion) expected to play in NFC Championship
- January 20, 2018

The Eagles are also operating with a quarterback who was an afterthought up until late in the season . The Philadelphia Eagles and the Minnesota Vikings have been the two most consistent teams in the National Football League this season , but will have to rely on a pair of unheralded quarterbacks to take them to the promised land. (more...)
Australian Open 2018: Defending champion Roger Federer cruises into round three
- January 20, 2018

Federer has set the benchmark in that space. More than 140 female athletes said they were abused by the once-respected doctor, including Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas and McKayla Maroney, members of the "Fierce Five" US Olympic gymnastics team that won the gold in 2012. (more...)
Will Ferrell hijacks Roger Federer's post-match interview at Australian Open Will Ferrell hijacks Roger Federer's post-match interview at Australian Open
- January 20, 2018

The courts , do you think it's slower than past year, faster or about the same speed? 'The same', Federer replied in press conference. "Maybe, maybe not", Federer responded. Roger Federer is perhaps the greatest tennis player the world has ever seen. The 36-year-old will next play Richard Gasquet on Saturday and boasts an impressive record against the 29th seed having beaten the Frenchman 16 of the 18 times they've played. (more...)
Pelicans match Warriors for most All-Star Game starters Pelicans match Warriors for most All-Star Game starters
- January 20, 2018

The New Orleans Pelicans' frontcourt tandem is headed to Los Angeles together next month, as both were selected as starters for the NBA's midseason showcase. Two two teams will be chosen by team captains LeBron James and Stephen Curry after the reserves are selected by the league's coaches on Tuesday. "They're probably not going to allow us to be on the same team". (more...)
NFL predicts Patriots-Vikings Super Bowl? NFL predicts Patriots-Vikings Super Bowl?
- January 20, 2018

It seems that barring another unexpected setback, Brady will play in the AFC Championship game this Sunday against Jacksonville despite him being listed as a limited participant in Wednesday's practice. You remove him from the Super Bowl, and what do you have? It's constantly being that gnat in his face. Whether it is Brady or the coaches, the Patriots' offense tends to press after their defense makes mistakes, and occasionally that means Brady forcing the ball into windows that are ... (more...)
Luke Shaw now one of the best left-backs around - Jose Mourinho Luke Shaw now one of the best left-backs around - Jose Mourinho
- January 20, 2018

Michael Carrick will return to first-team duty at Manchester United but is set to retire from playing and become a coach at the end of the season, Jose Mourinho has confirmed. "You like the transfer market, I can say that in this moment I don't see many left-backs better than this Luke Shaw ". But he has now started the last four league games in a row and appears to be thriving from his new found confidence. (more...)
Dean Foods (DF) Bond Prices Fall 1% Dean Foods (DF) Bond Prices Fall 1%
- January 20, 2018

The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $82.35. Once understood where Dean Foods Company lies, begin comparing it against other specific companies in the Dairy Products to begin searching for value. As per Tuesday, August 8, the company rating was downgraded by J.P. Morgan. Of the 11 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track DF 8 of them rate its stock a hold. (more...)
Ross Barkley in Chelsea squad to face Brighton - Antonio Conte Ross Barkley in Chelsea squad to face Brighton - Antonio Conte
- January 20, 2018

Chelsea now sit fourth in the table after 23 games, 3 points ahead of Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham side. Brighton are also struggling at the moment, without a win in four Premier League games and they have not beaten Chelsea since 1933. (more...)
Wenger vows to stick with troubled Arsenal Wenger vows to stick with troubled Arsenal
- January 20, 2018

But the 33-year-old now plies his trade at Turkish side Istanbul Basaksehi. And the Daily Mirror say that, so keen is Wenger to land him, he may scrap a move for Aubameyang altogether. "Not the fans because the fans are the first English fans to sing my name in London". Adebayor scored 46 times in 104 appearances for Arsenal and became a fan favourite at the Emirates. (more...)
Coleman breaks World Indoor 60m record with 6.37 in Clemson Coleman breaks World Indoor 60m record with 6.37 in Clemson
- January 20, 2018

The former Tennessee All-American was the 2017 Bowerman Award victor after becoming just the second person in history to win both the USTFCCCA National Outdoor and National Indoor Track Athlete of the Year awards. He was named SEC Outdoor Men's Runner of the Year and he earned the 2017 SEC Commissioner's Trophy as the high point scorer at the SEC Championships. (more...)
Michael Phelps: Opening up about depression 'better than winning a gold medal' Michael Phelps: Opening up about depression 'better than winning a gold medal'
- January 20, 2018

Phelps revealed that his depression drove him to thoughts of suicide during a particularly rough stretch following the 2012 games. "After every Olympics I think I fell into a major state of depression", said Phelps. "I got to a point in my life where I was ready to seek help", he said. Phelps, who has quickly become a champion for mental health issues, said he had not even planned to open up about his inner turmoil when he spontaneously told a Sports Illustrated reporter about it past ... (more...)
Larry Nassar to judge: Listening to sex abuse victims is 'mental cruelty' Larry Nassar to judge: Listening to sex abuse victims is 'mental cruelty'
- January 20, 2018

The tables have turned, Larry", she said in a victim impact statement in a MI courtroom. Both whom I thought were supposed to be on MY side'. Raisman, 23, addressed Nassar directly: "Imagine feeling like you have no power and no voice", she said. (more...)
Australian Open 2018 - Jan-Lennard Struff vs Roger Federer Preview Australian Open 2018 - Jan-Lennard Struff vs Roger Federer Preview
- January 20, 2018

Djokovic had reportedly asked to play in the day rather than in the cooler evening conditions. "It's definitely a challenge". But you know when you come down here that can happen. "I expect tough matches, I just want to win every time I go out on the court". Ninth-seeded Johanna Konta also struggled in a straight-set loss to lucky loser Bernarda Pera , an American who is ranked 123rd and making her Grand Slam debut. (more...)
Players criticize 'risky' conditions at broiling Aussie Open Players criticize 'risky' conditions at broiling Aussie Open
- January 20, 2018

This year's Australian Open has been played under the shadow of the controversy surrounding the naming of the Margaret Court Arena . "I think I deserved to smile out there after that victory". "It was a tough decision I think for the official". At times it seem a bit too much. A single break of serve for 5-4 was enough to sew up the first set after 39 minutes when Konta sent a backhand long and lucky loser Pera was soon over the Briton's serve in the second. (more...)
If Patriots QB's hand an issue, Brian Hoyer 'ready to go' If Patriots QB's hand an issue, Brian Hoyer 'ready to go'
- January 20, 2018

New England (14-3), the defending Super Bowl champion, is favored heading into its seventh straight conference title game. Westgate also said it planned to make Minnesota a 3-point underdog against New England if that were the matchup. He would be limited tomorrow so they can continue with preparations and get Brady back involved. The Patriots know how to do that, and they're masters of tuning out distractions. (more...)
USA Gymnastics ends agreement to train at Karolyi Ranch USA Gymnastics ends agreement to train at Karolyi Ranch
- January 20, 2018

The criminal cases against Nassar followed reports past year in The Indianapolis Star about how USA Gymnastics mishandled complaints about sexual misconduct involving the doctor and coaches. gymnastics President Kerry Perry . He also was team doctor at USA Gymnastics , which trains Olympians. Raisman's powerful victim impact statement is one of many, and she certainly won't be the last to face her accuser. (more...)
Chelsea move for Peter Crouch as injury ends Andy Carroll chase Chelsea move for Peter Crouch as injury ends Andy Carroll chase
- January 20, 2018

Even Chelsea supporters can not believe the deal, with several getting very angry on Twitter over the proposed transfer. Just when you thought Chelsea were losing the mind with their quest to sign Andy Carroll , they now seem to have lost arse and all, with rumours circulating that they have made a bid for Peter Crouch . (more...)
United are 'changing the profile' to suit Pogba, claims Mourinho United are 'changing the profile' to suit Pogba, claims Mourinho
- January 20, 2018

The result leaves second-placed United 12 points behind leaders Manchester City who suffered their first league defeat this season in a thrilling 4-3 reverse at Liverpool on Sunday. But seven minutes before the interval, United's French winger Martial made it 2-0 with a sweet first-time finish after being set up by Paul Pogba . (more...)
No. 9 Michigan State bounces back and routs IN 85-57 No. 9 Michigan State bounces back and routs IN 85-57
- January 20, 2018

IN comes into this game with a 11-7 record overall. Instead, Minnesota scored twice while Michigan State had the power play, and the Spartans scored once while the Gophers had their man-advantage. He went to Michigan State's shootaround earlier in the day and wore an "Izzone" T-shirt while standing in the student section behind coach Tom Izzo, his staff and players. (more...)
Roy Halladay had morphine in his body during deadly plane crash Roy Halladay had morphine in his body during deadly plane crash
- January 20, 2018

The remains of an ICON A5 ultralight airplane are moved from a boat ramp in the Gulf Harbors neighborhood of New Port Richey, Fla., on November 8, 2017. The plane was equipped with a parachute but it wasn't deployed, and Halladay's body was found with the plane. Halladay threw a flawless game against the Marlins May 29, 2010, and followed it up with a no-hitter against the Reds in Game 1 of the National League division series that October. (more...)
Novak Djokovic overcomes Gael Monfils in four sets Novak Djokovic overcomes Gael Monfils in four sets
- January 20, 2018

About that 5:30 reading: That came when shade was beginning to cover the court area. "I think the surface of the court, I don't know how much heat, it's awful, very, very hot, and it's easy to get blisters and red", she said. Sections of seats exposed to direct sunlight were almost entirely empty, save for a few fearless fans. "These seats are hot; they are burning, and if you touch them it feels like your clothes are on fire", said Marintelli, whose discolored nose was in clear need of ... (more...)
Tom Brady addresses media, reveals no details of hand injury Tom Brady addresses media, reveals no details of hand injury
- January 20, 2018

Brady is listed as questionable for Sunday after being a limited participant in practice Friday. According to Reiss , Brady was involved in a " minor collision" with a teammate during Wednesday's practice, which resulted in an injury to his throwing hand . (more...)
South Africa Summons US Official Over Trump 'Insult' South Africa Summons US Official Over Trump 'Insult'
- January 20, 2018

He elaborated on the way to dinner Sunday night with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., saying Democrats "don't want to help the DACA people". "I think somebody on his staff gave him really bad advice between 10 o'clock to 12 o'clock on Thursday", Graham said. Trump then suggested that the USA should except more immigrants from nation's such as Norway. (more...)