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UCF's Shaquem Griffin lands an invite to NFL Combine UCF's Shaquem Griffin lands an invite to NFL Combine
- January 31, 2018

Griffin had originally not received an invite to the Combine, but a strong showing at the Senior Bowl last week in Mobile, Alabama gained him national notoriety. Griffin had his left hand amputated at four years old due to a congenital disability called amniotic band syndrome . The University of Central Florida (UCF) linebacker, twin brother of the Seattle Seahawks cornerback Shaquill Griffin , was named American Athletic Conference defensive player of the year in 2016 and defensive ... (more...)
Alvin Gentry explains Pelicans' approach to trades Alvin Gentry explains Pelicans' approach to trades
- January 31, 2018

The Chicago Bulls will send forward Nikola Mirotic to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for center Omer Asik and a first-round pick, according to Vincent Goodwill of NBC Sports Chicago . Johnson reported that the Bulls were adamant about getting a first-rounder for Mirotic. Parting with Omer Asik is an excellent decision for the Pelicans because he eats up their salary cap and hasn't been able to become a rotational mainstay in the three-plus years he's been there. (more...)
Frampton pokes fun at dramatics at Khan press event Frampton pokes fun at dramatics at Khan press event
- January 31, 2018

Phil Lo Greco said Amir Khan is his tune-up fight on the 21st of April live on Sky Sports . Amir Khan and Phil Lo Greco nearly came to blows before their April 21st contest at the opening press conference today which was held in Liverpool, with the city hosting the fight at the city's Echo Arena. (more...)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan can't wait to play 'offensive soccer' Henrikh Mkhitaryan can't wait to play 'offensive soccer'
- January 31, 2018

Although Cech horribly miscued Shkodran Mustafi's back-pass in the lead up to Ayew's goal, Wenger was more frustrated with Nacho Monreal for allowing the ball to run out of play for a throw-in seconds earlier. "I do think it will be a close one, though". One to forget for Cech after Shkodran Mustafi had played a risky back pass to him. "It's better not to talk about the second or third goals", admitted Wenger. (more...)
Kevin Love Fractures Finger, Expected to Miss 6-8 Weeks Kevin Love Fractures Finger, Expected to Miss 6-8 Weeks
- January 31, 2018

Love left Tuesday's game during the first quarter with an injury to his left hand. Last week, Love was selected as a reserve for the All-Star Game in Los Angeles and was also invited to participate in the 3-point contest. Expect an update on Love's status once the team provides more information. Thompson is the starting center again, but it looks like Jae Crowder will have to move back into the starting lineup at power forward, giving Cleveland no real scoring talent from their big man ... (more...)
Chiefs QB Alex Smith doesn't plan to retire any time soon Chiefs QB Alex Smith doesn't plan to retire any time soon
- January 31, 2018

Now that former Chiefs general manager John Dorsey is running the show over in Cleveland, how realistic is to think Smith's future could be with the perpetually quarterback-needy Browns? The Kansas City Star and NFL Network both reported the trade Tuesday evening. (more...)
Joe Hart told he must stay at West Ham United Joe Hart told he must stay at West Ham United
- January 31, 2018

Manager David Moyes fielded six defenders in his team. Moyes insisted the incident had been dealt with, telling reporters: "He wasn't involved for disciplinary reasons, because he missed a meeting this morning and it is not the first time ". (more...)
Detroit's Andre Drummond Replaces John Wall in the 2018 All-Star Game Detroit's Andre Drummond Replaces John Wall in the 2018 All-Star Game
- January 31, 2018

But hey, who knows, maybe Simmons and Brown were simply watching entertaining TV shows or playing video games, and that's what they were reacting to around the exact moment that the Drummond announcement happened. Drummond is posting career-highs in assists per game (3.8) and free-throw shooting (62.5%). His rebound and assist numbers are both career-highs. This will be Drummond's second All-Star appearance. (more...)
McIlroy laments missed opportunity in Dubai McIlroy laments missed opportunity in Dubai
- January 31, 2018

Leading by one shot going to the par-five 18th, Li holed a 10-foot birdie putt after McIlroy had reached the green in two. Both players then birdied the last two holes. "I made him win it in the end, which was all I could do". I just wish I could get a couple of those holes back. The four-time Major victor has made an excellent comeback from injury, finishing tied third and second in his first two starts of 2018 in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. (more...)
David Beckham is moving back to the U.S. without his family David Beckham is moving back to the U.S. without his family
- January 31, 2018

On Monday, MLS officially announced the yet-to-be-named Miami franchise as the latest addition to the league. After eyeing locations along Miami's waterfront and next to Marlins Park, Beckham and his partners settled on a site in the Overtown neighborhood, close to downtown. (more...)
Mkhitaryan: It's very important to have your manager's respect Mkhitaryan: It's very important to have your manager's respect
- January 31, 2018

It is clear, though, the manager sees the relationship between Ozil and Mkhitaryan as key to Arsenal's hopes of forcing their way into the top four. Let us know in the comments section below. The Swans felt that they should have had a penalty a quarter of the way through, but replays showed that Lee Mason - without the benefit of VAR - correctly spotted that Mohamed Elneny got a touch to the ball before taking out Sam Clucas inside the box. (more...)
Colts might not know Andrew Luck's status before draft Colts might not know Andrew Luck's status before draft
- January 31, 2018

They are also known to work with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady . According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport , Luck will soon travel to Los Angeles to work on his throwing mechanics with strength gurus Tom House and Adam Dedeaux. (more...)
Aymeric Laporte confirms Athletic Club exit ahead of £57m Man City transfer Aymeric Laporte confirms Athletic Club exit ahead of £57m Man City transfer
- January 31, 2018

Laporte's fee eclipses the club record £55m City paid to Wolfsburg for Kevin De Bruyne in 2015. Athletic inserted the £56.7 million clause into the contract when Laporte signed his last deal with them... Born 27 May 1994, Laporte is exactly one day older than his soon-to-be new fellow City teammate John Stones. The 23-year-old, uncapped by France , will become second only to Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk as the most expensive defender in history. (more...)
Chelsea willing to try again for Llorente if Giroud deal stalls Chelsea willing to try again for Llorente if Giroud deal stalls
- January 31, 2018

Conte came close to signing the Spain forward in the summer but saw him move from Swansea to Tottenham at the last minute. Regardless, Chelsea are continuing to test Arsenal's resolve as the board see the 31-year-old forward as a flawless fit to provide competition for Morata. (more...)
India keen to outsmart Proteas in ODI series
- January 31, 2018

Having said that, the team can still manage to optimistic since there have been quite a few new additions to the squad. Rohit Sharma and Morne Morkel had a contrasting Test series. So, it's about understanding what's the make-up, what each player's role is and understanding how to go about that role", he said. "I'm here to make an impact in the series", he said. (more...)
Texas Rangers ordered to investigate sexual assault allegations at Karolyi Ranch Texas Rangers ordered to investigate sexual assault allegations at Karolyi Ranch
- January 31, 2018

Texas governor Greg Abbott has ordered a state criminal probe into whether some of former US Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar victims were abused at the Karolyi Ranch in Huntsville, TX, as first reported by the Associated Press . Nassar was recently sentenced to up to 175 years in prison by a MI judge after he admitted to sexually abusing team members under the guise of treatment. (more...)
Arsenal youngster signs Barcelona 5-year deal Arsenal youngster signs Barcelona 5-year deal
- January 31, 2018

Today, McGuane's move to Barcelona was confirmed, as the England Under-19 worldwide has penned a three-and-a-half-year deal with the Catalan giants, and will initially join up with their B side. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger handed McGuane his first-team debut earlier this season during a Europa League clash with Bate Borisov in September before giving him a second chance to impress in the 1-0 victory over Red Star Belgrade. (more...)
Jose Mourinho reporting a cheerful squad after January run Jose Mourinho reporting a cheerful squad after January run
- January 30, 2018

There's even a couple of football goals set up in the back garden for Sanchez to practice his skills and room for his dogs, Atom and Humber, to roam around. Pep Guardiola was not keen to spend more money and upset his squad. Ibrahimovic initially joined United on a free transfer in July 2016 but was released the following summer after his season was cruelly ended by a knee injury. (more...)
Meek Mill's trial judge did not suggest firing his management team Meek Mill's trial judge did not suggest firing his management team
- January 30, 2018

In the letter she claimed that this was her son's final semester in college and he couldn't finish if the tuition wasn't paid. The judge was unaware of the request and Meek Mills did not donate any money to the clerk's son tuition. Brinkley finally made a decision to unilaterally unseal that transcript . "He wanted to help uplift our communities so he matched my $10,000 for a total of $20,000", Kaepernick said. (more...)
Conor McGregor Trolls Floyd Mayweather After Posting Video Stepping Into MMA Cage Conor McGregor Trolls Floyd Mayweather After Posting Video Stepping Into MMA Cage
- January 30, 2018

Could a UFC fight between him and Conor McGregor actually happen? No matter what the intention of this post was, and it was most likely just to keep the "retired" boxer's name at the front of combat sports, it remains highly unlikely if not guaranteed that he never sets foot in the octagon or any other MMA cage. (more...)
Travis Walton issues statement, denies all allegations from OTL report Travis Walton issues statement, denies all allegations from OTL report
- January 30, 2018

He also stated he didn't commit any acts of violence toward her. Walton says he was never hired or fired by Michigan State. Walton said in his statement that "my encounters with this woman were more than just a single occasion, and my actions with her were always consensual". (more...)
Sky Sports pundit explains how Liverpool can replace Philippe Coutinho Sky Sports pundit explains how Liverpool can replace Philippe Coutinho
- January 30, 2018

Klopp agreed the turnaround must start this week when he is reunited with his longstanding friend David Wagner , the Huddersfield manager. Liverpool lie fourth in the Premier League with 14 games of the season remaining, two points above Tottenham. (more...)
Former Gov. John Engler to be named interim president, reports say Former Gov. John Engler to be named interim president, reports say
- January 30, 2018

Engler was elected Michigan's 46th governor in 1990 and served until 2003. He is expected to be appointed at Wednesday's special board meeting at 9 a.m. Jason Cody, a spokesman for the university, said Tuesday afternoon he did not have information about a possible interim president and was only able to confirm that the board plans to meet Wednesday morning. (more...)
Titans hire Matt LaFleur, Don Pees as coordinators Titans hire Matt LaFleur, Don Pees as coordinators
- January 30, 2018

The school's Athletic Director Autumn Sereno spelled it out in a letter to students and parents when she announced the school was looking for a new football coach to replace Matt Pees, Dean Pees' son. 2 with 1,305 yards rushing and No. 1 with 13 rushing touchdowns. The Rams scored 29.8 points per game. That means making the most out of quarterback Marcus Mariota's diverse skillset. (more...)
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...)