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Former England captain and 1966 World Cup victor Jimmy Armfield dies Former England captain and 1966 World Cup victor Jimmy Armfield dies
- January 23, 2018

He is widely thought to be the first "overlapping" full-back, a common sight in today's game but a tactical masterstroke at the time as he starred at the 1962 World Cup. "Blackpool Football Club is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of its record appearance holder and vice-president Jimmy Armfield at the age of 82", said a statement from the club. (more...)
Jimmy Garoppolo Gets Nice Bonus After Patriots Make Super Bowl Jimmy Garoppolo Gets Nice Bonus After Patriots Make Super Bowl
- January 23, 2018

Schefter said a Patriots Super Bowl win gives Garoppolo another $112,000. If the Patriots lose, Garoppolo would make $56,000 if the Patriots lose. That almost $200K worth of money is nothing compared to what he's going to receive this offseason after he took over the starting role and proceeded to not lose a game for the remainder of the year. (more...)
Root to miss T20 tri-series, Stokes delays return Root to miss T20 tri-series, Stokes delays return
- January 23, 2018

His replacement has not yet been named. Root, who is an automatic pick for England across all three formats, admitted his unease at missing out on worldwide duty, especially given that his stated intention is to make his first foray into the IPL in April and May, at a time when he could instead be taking a break. (more...)
Kim sends his ex to check Olympic Games venues Kim sends his ex to check Olympic Games venues
- January 23, 2018

Earlier in the day, the North's delegation crossed the land border via the Gyeongui Line, becoming the first North Koreans to travel to the South since the launch of the Moon Jae-in administration in May past year. Others will compete in figure skating, short-track speed skating, cross-country skiing and Alpine skiing. On Tuesday, South Korea will send an inspection team to the North to prepare for the joint sports training and joint cultural events to be held prior to the Olympics at ... (more...)
Always my intention to stay - De Bruyne thrilled by new City deal Always my intention to stay - De Bruyne thrilled by new City deal
- January 23, 2018

I'm really excited about what we can achieve'. He has done wonderful things this season and I'm certain he has become one of the best players in the world, without a doubt. "I'm happy to build with this team". I think from the moment I came here I got a lot of support. "I always try to improve and that won't change, but I think the City fans are yet to see the best of me, but will do in the months ahead and next season". (more...)
Danica Patrick has a Daytona 500 team: Premium Motorsports Danica Patrick has a Daytona 500 team: Premium Motorsports
- January 23, 2018

In addition to running the race for Premium, Patrick's old crew chief, Tony Eury Jr., will rejoin her for the Daytona 500. Premium Motorsports has a charter for Patrick's entry, guaranteeing her a spot in the field. Patrick, who competed full time in NASCAR's Cup series for five seasons, announced her retirement from the sport at the end of last season. The sponsorship from GoDaddy gives her additional funds to find seats in both races, and the Indy team still has to be completed. (more...)
Swansea City 1-0 Liverpool Swansea City 1-0 Liverpool
- January 23, 2018

When Klopp's men did get a shot on target they found Fabianski in fine form, the Poland global leaping to his right and pushing Salah's free-kick behind on the hour. "We spoke about it before", he added. We know about that. "We had the situations but didn't use them". Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admitted frustration had got the better of him as the Reds saw their 18-game unbeaten run come to an end in Swansea . (more...)
Arsene Wenger believes Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United influenced by money Arsene Wenger believes Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United influenced by money
- January 23, 2018

The Chilean worldwide - who's out of contract in June - agreed terms with United over a lucrative deal last week and has been waiting for Mkhitaryan to settle things with Arsenal . He creates chances, he defends well, he can absorb distances and he's very committed as well. "I must say he's a player who has all the attributes", Wenger added. (more...)
Kawhi Leonard Reportedly At Odds With Spurs Organization Kawhi Leonard Reportedly At Odds With Spurs Organization
- January 23, 2018

According to Adrian Wojnarowski and Michael C. Wright of ESPN, Kawhi Leonard's mysterious quad injury seems to be causing a rift between him and the Spurs coaching staff. Parker ruptured a left quadriceps tendon in the Western Conference playoffs in May, a far more severe injury, and returned to the Spurs' lineup almost seven months later. (more...)
Arizona Cardinals Pick Steve Wilks As New Head Coach Arizona Cardinals Pick Steve Wilks As New Head Coach
- January 23, 2018

As a result, the Panthers were left with a pretty notable void going into the offseason, but they didn't take long to make a decision with defensive line coach Eric Washington . Rivera said after the season that had a hunch Wilks would get a head coaching job, and was prepared in the event that it happened. Him and Sean are two very good people who are very special to this organization. (more...)
Eden Hazard doesn't want Chelsea to sign a new striker
- January 23, 2018

Willian: 'Yeah, when we play together it's easy'. "I've got two years contract left and I'm happy here like I said ten times before". It is now well-documented that Chelsea are in the market for a big, strong and tall striker which would allow them to play route-one, hoofball tactics if needed in the end stages of the game. (more...)
Milwaukee Bucks fire Jason Kidd as coach Milwaukee Bucks fire Jason Kidd as coach
- January 23, 2018

Milwaukee has fired coach Jason Kidd , league sources tell ESPN . Assistant coach Joe Prunty will take over on an interim basis, beginning with Monday's home game against the Phoenix Suns . The Bucks were considered an emerging force in the East at the start of the season. Kidd did some very good things with these Bucks, and Antetokounmpo is understandably loyal to the man. (more...)
Sanchez proud to join 'biggest club in the world' Sanchez proud to join 'biggest club in the world'
- January 23, 2018

Signing Sanchez is being viewed as a real statement by United, like Eric Cantona joined in 1992 and Robin van Persie - who also arrived from Arsenal - in 2012. Regularly Arsenal's talisman, the 5ft7 attacker has only managed to find the net eight times for Arsene Wenger's men this season. He creates chances, he defends well, he can absorb distances and he's very committed as well. (more...)
Liverpool frustrated in shock defeat away to Swansea City Liverpool frustrated in shock defeat away to Swansea City
- January 23, 2018

By contrast, the Reds have scored 29 Premier League away goals this season, more than any other team. Swansea have recorded just one victory in their past seven Premier League games (D2, L4). The 4-3 victory showed the very best and worst of Liverpool in the same match but it was a win that should be savoured. In its debut week on SportsLine, the model went 4-1 against the spread in its five featured English Premier League games. (more...)
Patriots QB Brady skips media session to get treatment Patriots QB Brady skips media session to get treatment
- January 22, 2018

He required four stitches around his knuckle but x-rays revealed there was no structural damage. Brady, of course, has not missed a game due to injury in his career outside of 2008, when he tore his ACL Week 1. "But y'all make sure you bring that same energy out here next week AND the week after, We goin' to the Super Bowl AND we gonna win that b**ch!" Yes, they work for Belichick who is the most focused coach of all time as he pays attention to detail like no other. (more...)
Inter Milan able to make a suggestion for Daniel Sturridge Inter Milan able to make a suggestion for Daniel Sturridge
- January 22, 2018

All the interested clubs would like to bring Sturridge on loan with an option to buy, and the Reds seem willing to accept that formula. Roma and Inter will go head-to-head for the signature of Daniel Sturridge , reports Corriere dello Sport. (more...)
Marching One Year Later Marching One Year Later
- January 22, 2018

Nevada was picked as the site of the official anniversary rally in part because of the upcoming races for the US Senate and the governor's office, Fendlay told CNN . Several took to Facebook and other social media platforms to encourage other women not to attend Saturday's march. "Last year was a rallying cry for a lot of women who wanted their voices to be heard", said Emily Patton, a spokesperson for the Women's March . (more...)
Shane Beamer, son of Frank, is leaving Georgia for Oklahoma Shane Beamer, son of Frank, is leaving Georgia for Oklahoma
- January 22, 2018

Georgia assistant coach Shane Beamer apparently didn't inform Luke Ford that he planned to leave Athens. Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley has hired Shane Beamer as his 10th assistant, according to Chris Low of ESPN. Beamer denied sharing the information but was fined $25,000 by Georgia for his role in the scandal known as "Wakeyleaks". He then went to Virginia Tech to coach under his father. (more...)
Rafinha jets into Milan to undergo medical Rafinha jets into Milan to undergo medical
- January 22, 2018

The 24-year-old Brazil worldwide, who was out of action for eight months last year due to a knee injury, joined Barcelona aged 13 and rose through the ranks. The signing has not gone down too well with former midfielder Esteban Cambiasso, who spent 10 years at Inter, who told Sky Sport Italia: "With Rafinha , it must be said that Inter are bringing in a Barcelona reserve". (more...)
Vikings vs. Eagles: Highlights, game tracker from NFC Championship Vikings vs. Eagles: Highlights, game tracker from NFC Championship
- January 22, 2018

And then consider this angle: When the Patriots won their third Super Bowl in four years in the 2004 season, they beat the Eagles to do so. Eagles fans enjoyed seeing their team take a big lead in the NFC championship game . Foles proved his mettle on the ensuing possession as he tossed a spectacular 53-yard touchdown pass to [Alshon] Jeffery on third-and-10, giving the Eagles a 21-7 lead with 1:09 remaining in the half. (more...)
Linked with Madrid, Kepa renews Athletic Bilbao deal Linked with Madrid, Kepa renews Athletic Bilbao deal
- January 22, 2018

Reports in Spain subsequently suggested that Real were still planning to sign Kepa but that they would wait until the summer to get him as a free agent. The Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper looked set to play out his contract and then move elsewhere, but Los Merengues never really did too much to make a push for the Spain global. (more...)
Allen beats Wilson to win 2018 Masters snookers tournament Allen beats Wilson to win 2018 Masters snookers tournament
- January 22, 2018

Wilson, who had previously been the higher scorer courtesy of a few 80-plus tallies, stopped the rot with a 73 of his own and duly pinched the 15th frame to get back to within just one frame. Allen was not to be denied, however, showing his class and excellent break-building skills to take the next two frames for a 10-7 triumph. The Crucible could next be on the agenda for Allen and who knows how this victory might help him in his quest to land the holy grail in May or in the future. (more...)
Juventus eye summer move for in-form Jack Wilshere on a free transfer Juventus eye summer move for in-form Jack Wilshere on a free transfer
- January 22, 2018

But while it may have been nearly nine years since he swapped the Emirates for the Etihad, Adebayor says his feelings towards Arsenal and, in particular, Wenger remain as strong as the day he left. "They don't want to be seen to letting go another top player". And with this comes an nearly primal disposition to protect his players, to work them harder than they've ever worked, to tell them exactly where they are going right and wrong. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo left bloody-faced as Real Madrid thrash Deportivo Cristiano Ronaldo left bloody-faced as Real Madrid thrash Deportivo
- January 22, 2018

Real Madrid's number 7 was attended to pitchside, before then heading to the Bernabéu dressing room. "We have to keep this momentum going". Benzema has scored two league goals in thirteen appearances so it's no wonder there's so much speculation surrounding a possible £200m move for Harry Kane. (more...)
Former Vols standout Tennys Sandgren delivers shocking upset at Australian Open Former Vols standout Tennys Sandgren delivers shocking upset at Australian Open
- January 22, 2018

So while seeded US men such as No. 8 Jack Sock, No. 13 Sam Querrey and No. 16 John Isner all went out in earlier rounds, Sandgren is through to the final eight. "I think that's his determination, he's going to get as much as he can out of this week". "Tennys kind of buckled down any sort of emotion he had and played the very best he could". (more...)