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LaLiga boss, Tebas urges Real Madrid to sign Neymar LaLiga boss, Tebas urges Real Madrid to sign Neymar
- January 30, 2018

But how am I going to say no? It was just a case of me getting here before him, though there was a moment when he was unsure about what to do. Two of the finest talents the world has ever seen have spent the last decade locked in a remarkable battle for global supremacy, with 10 Ballons d'Or and countless records shared between them. (more...)
Leicester star Riyad Mahrez hands in transfer request amid Manchester City interest Leicester star Riyad Mahrez hands in transfer request amid Manchester City interest
- January 30, 2018

The 26-year-old, who was named PFA Player of the Year in 2016 for his help in firing Leicester to the Premier League title, has enjoyed a strong season with nine goals and as many assists to his name in all competitions. Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez has reportedly handed in a new transfer request at the King Power Stadium. They did not part with him in May of 2017 either even after Mahrez submitted a transfer request amid interest from Italian Serie A side Roma. (more...)
New England Patriots' Super Bowl send-off rally attracts thousands New England Patriots' Super Bowl send-off rally attracts thousands
- January 30, 2018

It was former coach Chip Kelly's next-to-last win before Philadelphia fired him later that month. Like I've said before, "I'll believe it when I see it". "We said whatever it takes", said brady, 40. "I understand that. He probably made a good decision [by signing with the Eagles ]". "Like any quarterback you've got to get pressure on him". (more...)
Brisbane to host World T20 matches in 2020 Brisbane to host World T20 matches in 2020
- January 30, 2018

The International Cricket Council is hoping the women's final will draw a world record crowd for a women's sports event after 24,000 attended the final of the women's 50-overs World Cup at Lord's in July a year ago. "ICC World T20 2020 provides a unique opportunity to engage the whole community and inspire the next generation to love cricket". Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews described it as a "very exciting" coup for not just Melbourne but also Geelong, with estimates that the ... (more...)
Jalek Felton suspended, won't play Tuesday vs. Clemson Jalek Felton suspended, won't play Tuesday vs. Clemson
- January 30, 2018

Felton had a season-high 15 points against Western Carolina on December 6. The 6-3, 190-pound freshman has been suspended by the university, according to a release sent out Tuesday. UNC could opt to have senior Theo Pinson play point guard to give Berry a breather at times and freshman Andrew Platek could also see an uptick in minutes. (more...)
Cleveland Baseball Team Removes Racist Logo From Uniforms
- January 30, 2018

Some believe they're doing so to maintain copyright protection. Under growing pressure to eliminate Chief Wahoo, the club has been transitioning away from the logo in recent years. Mr Manfred said the team conveyed to him that some fans have a "long-standing attachment" to the logo, but the Indians agreed that it is "no longer appropriate for on-field use". (more...)
Blake Griffin traded from Clippers to Pistons in blockbuster deal, sources say Blake Griffin traded from Clippers to Pistons in blockbuster deal, sources say
- January 30, 2018

Head coach Stan Van Gundy could elect to run Griffin and fellow big man Andre Drummond in a pick and roll offense, while Griffin also possesses a nice mid-range jump shot as well as underrated passing abilities. The Clippers record 25-24, standing at 9th place in the Western Conference on the periphery of the playoff race. On July 1, Griffin reached an agreement on a five-year, US$171 million deal with the Clippers, however he did not get a no-trade clause as part of the new ... (more...)
John Wall to undergo knee surgery on Wednesday John Wall to undergo knee surgery on Wednesday
- January 30, 2018

Wall also missed the first 33 games of the 2012-13 season due to his left knee, although he did not have surgery. The Washington Wizards have encountered quite the bump in the road with the NBA's All-Star break now rapidly approaching. (more...)
Will Rob Gronkowski play in the Patriots Eagles Super Bowl?
- January 30, 2018

In an interview with ESPN before Sunday's Pro Bowl , the 40-year-old Brady admitted that his throwing hand isn't exactly where he wants it to be, adding that he's still working on it. The tight end likely is still in the concussion protocol and therefore is not permitted to speak to the media. Gronkowski , who was listed on New England's mandatory injury reports last week, was on the practice field Saturday and Sunday, when official reports weren't required, and looked to be uninhibited, ... (more...)
Best of WWE Monday Night Raw Best of WWE Monday Night Raw
- January 30, 2018

She was going to ask her who she would choose to face at WrestleMania - Charlotte or Alexa Bliss . The fallout from the first-ever Women's Royal Rumble happened on Monday Night Raw , with Sasha Banks involved in a match against the victor of the Women's Royal Rumble Asuka. (more...)
Mkhitaryan looks forward to 'offensive football' at Arsenal Mkhitaryan looks forward to 'offensive football' at Arsenal
- January 30, 2018

Mkhitaryan, 29, signed for Arsenal earlier this month as part of a swap deal that saw Alexis Sanchez head to Manchester United . Arsene Wenger is said to be a long-term admirer of the Armenia internationals, and revealed recently that he came close to signing the player during his Borussia Dortmund days. (more...)
Laporte to Man City: Guardiola continues huge defence spending Laporte to Man City: Guardiola continues huge defence spending
- January 30, 2018

Eighteen months later, City clinched the signing of the left-footed, ball-playing defender after meeting his buy-out clause, strengthening the team's options in what has been a problem position for Guardiola and previous managers. Laporte thanked Athletic's fans in his Twitter message but said he was taking on "a new challenge in my professional career". He subsequently made 222 appearances for the Primera Liga side, during which time he was named in La Liga's 2013/14 team of the season. (more...)
Bernard Tomic left I'm A Celeb jungle to learn profession Bernard Tomic left I'm A Celeb jungle to learn profession
- January 30, 2018

Tomic, who recently failed to qualify for the just-concluded Australian Open, made a decision to participate in I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Outta Here , where he frankly said that he regrets being a tennis player. "He's digging a big hole for himself that he may never get out of", the former world No 1 said. Kyrgios will join the squad in Brisbane on Tuesday. (more...)
Pep Guardiola pleading for more protection for players Pep Guardiola pleading for more protection for players
- January 30, 2018

He was chopped down by the Bluebirds left-back Joe Bennett as City broke just before the interval. However, Warnock did defend Cardiff's approach to the game and added that Guardiola should know what to expect, saying: "He's in England". (more...)
Russia, Nigeria, Drugs, US-North Korea and the Bomb - Part 2 Russia, Nigeria, Drugs, US-North Korea and the Bomb - Part 2
- January 30, 2018

This was despite the fact that Seoul had extended its hand to the regime to participate in the Olympics and had suspended its joint military maneuvers with the U.S. When asked whether Pyongyang has a coercive objective to its nuclear weapons program, Minister Song said the North attacking South Korea or the USA won't happen for real and that the nuclear development program is just a part of the Kim Jong-un regime's propaganda strategy. (more...)
Mourinho won't block Ibrahimovic move if he wants Mourinho won't block Ibrahimovic move if he wants
- January 30, 2018

Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and David de Gea are all reportedly unhappy about his salary. We have recently been advised about all your wonderful dedication to Manchester United . . Beckham also offered his support to Mourinho, with the Portuguese having extended his contract at Old Trafford just last week. While speaking to The Mirror during the launch of his new MLS franchise in Miami, Beckham said: "I still find it hard to believe it's actually happened". (more...)
Has Mkhitaryan trolled Mourinho with 'offensive football' praise for Arsenal? Has Mkhitaryan trolled Mourinho with 'offensive football' praise for Arsenal?
- January 30, 2018

Likewise, Swansea are on the up after ending Liverpool 's lengthy unbeaten run with a huge victory at the Liberty Stadium on Monday night. The Frenchman added: "We are not close enough to tell you 'Yes, he will do it.' I don't know". It's a thoroughly important game for both sides at the opposite ends of the table and should provide for a thrilling contest in Wales. Arsenal head to Swansea, hoping to succeed where Liverpool failed just over a week ago at the Liberty Stadium . (more...)
Royals trade Moss, Buchter to A's for two pitchers Royals trade Moss, Buchter to A's for two pitchers
- January 30, 2018

On the return, Kansas City will be receiving starting pitcher Jesse Hahn and right-handed pitching prospect Heath Fillmyer . Major League Baseball reporter Jeffrey Flanagan reported the Royals sent $3.25 million to the A's as part of the deal, meaning the team created an additional $5 million of room on its payroll. (more...)
Parker set to make season debut against Knicks on Friday Parker set to make season debut against Knicks on Friday
- January 30, 2018

It's just great to hear that he's going to be back on the court soon, as he was cooking before suffering the injury previous year. Jabari Parker has been medically cleared to play and plans to make his season debut on Friday, he and the team announced Monday. (more...)
Super Bowl 52: With no respect, Eagles eyeing 3 underdog playoff wins Super Bowl 52: With no respect, Eagles eyeing 3 underdog playoff wins
- January 30, 2018

I mean honestly, this is getting ridiculous. New England enjoyed the upper hand when the two teams last met in the Super Bowl in 2005, beat Philadelphia 24-21. Regardless if the New England Patroits win or the Philadelphia Eagles do, the Dallas Cowboys still lose. Super Bowl ads aim for the heart - and sometimes lower. (more...)
Michy Batshuayi Set To Join Borussia Dortmund Michy Batshuayi Set To Join Borussia Dortmund
- January 30, 2018

But the transfer will not be sanctioned until Dortmund has a replacement lined up, with Arsenal's Olivier Giroud among the reported options. Premier League clubs, in particular, are close to completing permanent transfer deals for strikers and defenders from clubs overseas, while their players might switch clubs too, on loan deals. (more...)
Roger Federer explains why he was nervous before the Australian Open final Roger Federer explains why he was nervous before the Australian Open final
- January 30, 2018

And he surged to an early lead in comfortable fashion before Cilic rounded to make a game of it. The second seeded Federer, 36, cruised through the first set but Cilic, seeded number six, rallied in the 2nd and won a tiebreaker. "I'm so happy. It's unbelievable", Federer said during the trophy ceremony. Federer has a 16-1 record against all other opponents , the only defeat coming against Juan Martin del Potro in the 2009 US Open final. (more...)
Mkhitaryan set for Arsenal bow Mkhitaryan set for Arsenal bow
- January 30, 2018

Sanches suffered a hamstring injury during the FA Cup fourth round draw at Notts County, and is a non-starter against the Gunners. Federico Fernandez is set to return, though, after missing the cup game because of a nose injury. It's a thoroughly important game for both sides at the opposite ends of the table and should provide for a thrilling contest in Wales. Liverpool on the other hand have been very strong this season as they look to secure a Champions League place for next year. (more...)
Antonio Conte gives update on Michy Batshuayi's transfer Antonio Conte gives update on Michy Batshuayi's transfer
- January 30, 2018

But despite Batshuayi taking his tally in all competitions this season to 10 - two fewer than Morata - Conte still wants another forward to arrive at Stamford Bridge. "It wasn't easy, because Newcastle prepapred a very defensive game with the width of players on the edge of their box amd with deep midfielders and two strikers to mark our central midfielders". (more...)
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Philadelphia 76ers - 1/28/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Philadelphia 76ers - 1/28/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- January 30, 2018

Wall is dishing out 9.3 assists per game. Kevin Pelton looks at the future for the team and for Cousins, who is an impending free agent. They cruised to a blowout win in a game they led by as many as 27, their seventh straight victory. The Thunder made the announcement in a news release on Sunday. SAN ANTONIO - Bryn Forbes scored a season-high 23 points, helping San Antonio overcome a sluggish in a game in which Sacramento coach Dave Joerger left in the opening minutes after a dizzy ... (more...)