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Youngster Ryan gets nod ahead of Toner in Paris Youngster Ryan gets nod ahead of Toner in Paris
- February 01, 2018

The 21-year-old Leinster secondrow will win his fifth cap in Paris having made his debut during Ireland's summer tour last season. "We know they're going to be physical, we know they've got some fantastic athletes and we're pretty sure that they'll be organised because Jacques gets people organised pretty quickly". (more...)
West Ham suspend director Tony Henry over racism claims West Ham suspend director Tony Henry over racism claims
- February 01, 2018

West Ham United's deadline day ended in acrimony and frustration after their director of player recruitment was reportedly accused of racism and unlawful discrimination, and their hopes of signing a midfielder were dashed by Anderlecht refusing to sell Leander Dendoncker last night. (more...)
Shares in Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) Acquired by Field & Main Bank Shares in Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) Acquired by Field & Main Bank
- February 01, 2018

About 1.68 million shares traded. BNP Paribas maintained Vodafone Group Plc (LON: VOD ) on Thursday, October 6 with "Outperform" rating. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:MOFG) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Piper Jaffray. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.2 in 2017 Q3. European growth moderated to 0.3%, or 1.9% for Q4 excluding the drag from regulation and United Kingdom handset financing. (more...)
Everton loan young striker Ademola Lookman to RB Leipzig Everton loan young striker Ademola Lookman to RB Leipzig
- February 01, 2018

But Allardyce said it was the player - who moved to Everton from Charlton a year ago - who insisted on going to Germany. Allardyce, though, alleges that it was Lookman who pushed through the move to Leipzig. "I don't know why they couldn't get over the hurdles". He looks to me like given the opportunity he's a real good player. Bosnian midfielder Mo Besic became the second player to leave Everton on loan on transfer deadline day when he joined Championship side Middlesbrough for the ... (more...)
Liverpool manager Klopp: I've made my peace with Emre Can decision Liverpool manager Klopp: I've made my peace with Emre Can decision
- February 01, 2018

Juventus chief executive Beppe Marotta insists the Italian champions will do "everything possible" to sign Liverpool midfielder Emre Can but admits a deal to bring the Germany worldwide to Turin will not be easy amid possible interest from other clubs. (more...)
No 'automatic' Oly participation for 28 cleared Russians - IOC No 'automatic' Oly participation for 28 cleared Russians - IOC
- February 01, 2018

It might be time to start questioning whether Russian Federation will actually be banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics at all. "This may have a serious impact on the future fight against doping", the International Olympic Committee said in a statement. (more...)
Bournemouth hammer sloppy Chelsea at Stamford Bridge Bournemouth hammer sloppy Chelsea at Stamford Bridge
- February 01, 2018

Both valuations are accurate, as while the Frenchman is a proven goalscorer in the Premier League and has always reached double figures since his arrival, David Luiz, on the other hand, has only played a total of 32 minutes in the Premier League over the last three months. (more...)
Premier League January transfers - hit or miss? Have your say Premier League January transfers - hit or miss? Have your say
- February 01, 2018

Have your say with our interactive swiper below, where we've gathered together all of the permanent signings made by Premier League clubs. Liverpool got in early to line up the costliest deal of the month, signing Virgil van Dijk from Southampton for £75m. (more...)
LeBron's late protection helps Cavs edge Warmth with out Love LeBron's late protection helps Cavs edge Warmth with out Love
- February 01, 2018

Instead, Miami is now 1.5 games behind No. 3 Cleveland . "It's disgusting, terrible news for all of us", said Spoelstra, who got emotional talking about Butler, who was killed along with his wife in a single-vehicle rollover in Los Angeles. (more...)
BOZICH | Virginia beats Louisville with offense (not defense) BOZICH | Virginia beats Louisville with offense (not defense)
- February 01, 2018

The Wildcats have lost just one time since November 24. Another guy just laughed. "Offensively, we leaned on some things there, but guys made plays". Virginia beat Louisville with offense as much as defense. Getting offense from Raymond Spalding, Deng Adel and Ryan McMahon refused to retreat. Defensively, Virginia yields 52.1 points per game against the opposing teams. (more...)
Olivier Giroud leaving Arsenal for rival Chelsea Olivier Giroud leaving Arsenal for rival Chelsea
- February 01, 2018

The Toffees snapped up Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala on a loan deal for the rest of the season, subject to Premier League clearance. Wagner scored his first Bayern goal last weekend in a rout of his former club . Olivier Giroud has joined Chelsea following Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's arrival at the Emirates Stadium. Olivier Giroud now has a new Nigerian teammate in Victor Moses having completed a move from Arsenal to Chelsea on Wednesday. (more...)
Phoenix Suns reach contract buyout agreement with Greg Monroe Phoenix Suns reach contract buyout agreement with Greg Monroe
- February 01, 2018

Phoenix Suns forward/center Greg Monroe is not in the arena for Wednesday's game against the Dallas Mavericks and may be nearing a buyout, according to John Gambadoro of Arizona Sports 98 .7. Or he could be a reserve as well, either way would work. Among those with as many opportunities last season, only four players were more efficient than Monroe * a href="https://stats.nba.com/players/roll-man/?Season=2016-17&SeasonType=Regular%20Season&PerMode=Totals&sort=PPP&dir=1&CF=Poss*GE*111" ... (more...)
Aminu Records 4th Double Double In Blazers' Win Over LA Clippers Aminu Records 4th Double Double In Blazers' Win Over LA Clippers
- February 01, 2018

He also finished just one point shy of setting the franchise record for most points in one half, as star point guard Damian Lillard still has the record with 33 points in a half of basketball. From there the Bulls were able to stop the bleeding, so to speak, keeping the game from being an even big laugher than it was. McCollum was 11-for-14 from the field, including 4-for-5 from 3-point range and made both of his free throw attempts. (more...)
Realogy Holdings Corp (RLGY) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
- February 01, 2018

About 157,725 shares traded. Comfort Systems USA, Inc. Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) has risen 36.37% since January 28, 2017 and is uptrending. Alyeska Investment Group Lp sold 169,631 shares as the company's stock rose 7.46% with the market. (more...)
Vegas odds have Cardinals among favorites to sign QB Kirk Cousins Vegas odds have Cardinals among favorites to sign QB Kirk Cousins
- February 01, 2018

While the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots take center stage in Minneapolis, the Washington Redskins owner and his underling Bruce Allen put in place a blockbuster deal to get Alex Smith from the Kansas City Chiefs . Let's say Browns get Cousins . Basically, the Broncos have enough ammo to make an aggressive move up the draft if they identify a quarterback they covet. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather Teases MMA Training Vid, Conor McGregor Says "F*ck The Mayweathers"
- February 01, 2018

It didn't take long before Mayweather claimed that he was approached by the UFC with a massive financial package to make his debut in MMA . This started a couple of weeks ago when Mayweather posted to his Instagram talking about McGregor's recently reported issues in a Dublin bar where it was said the Irishman had a fight with cartel members. (more...)
India vs South Africa 1st ODI, Live score, updates, and results
- February 01, 2018

Talking about the pitches in South Africa , Virat Kohli doesn't expect pitches to play much role in the limited over matches. What would the South Africans have done if they had to face bowlers like Andy Roberts, Michael Holding, Colin Croft, Malcolm Marshall, Courtney Walsh, Joel Garner, Dennis Lillee, Jeff Thomson, Fred Trueman, Harold Larwood, Richard Hadlee, Bob Willis, Imran Khan and company with the new ball, as Sir Don Bradman, Sunil Gavaskar, Rohan Kanhai, Roy Fredericks, Conrad ... (more...)
Ozil agrees new Arsenal deal Ozil agrees new Arsenal deal
- February 01, 2018

Arsenal playmaker, Mesut Ozil, is set to sign a contract extension with the club. Aubameyang was prolific in his four-and-a-half year spell in German, scoring 141 goals in 212 appearances for BVB, including 40 goals in just 46 appearances last season. (more...)
Sports Court Lifts Lifetime Olympic Bans For 39 Russians Sports Court Lifts Lifetime Olympic Bans For 39 Russians
- February 01, 2018

Peskov spoke to reporters after Putin earlier Wednesday met with Russian athletes set to join Pyeongchang Games and said he was sorry "for not having been able to shield" them from the doping scandal. A lawyer for Rodchenkov, the former Russian anti-doping chief whose revelations about an elaborate system to skirt the rules at Sochi helped lead to the lifetime bans, said the CAS ruling "emboldens cheaters". (more...)
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho made major Tottenham mistake - Jermaine Jenas Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho made major Tottenham mistake - Jermaine Jenas
- February 01, 2018

The only members of United's squad ruled out with injury are Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Eric Bailly. It is not often that Manchester United are beaten quite as emphatically as they were by Tottenham in this game, but in truth Jose Mourinho's side never looked like winning this game. (more...)
Verdicts for Russian athletes today
- February 01, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin has told the country's athletes to forget about doping scandals when they compete at the Pyeongchang Olympics. South Korea and the United States pressed ahead with a regular joint military exercise this week amid renewed inter-Korean exchanges ahead of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, a defense official here said Thursday. (more...)
S. Korea Says Joint Events With North Still Being Discussed S. Korea Says Joint Events With North Still Being Discussed
- February 01, 2018

Members of the public in South Korea also protested the joint hockey team, saying it was not fair to the South Korean players who had been training together for years. The IOC approved a unified women's ice hockey team, with 12 North Korean players and one official from North Korea added to the South Korea's 23-woman roster. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski says he thinks he'll play in Super Bowl LII
- February 01, 2018

Luckily, the game will be played on February 4. Per ESPN .com's Mike Reiss , the Patriots noted Gronkowski remains in the NFL's concussion protocol with Saturday's practice being part of his rehab progression. "So it obviously hurts when he's not out there for a lot of reasons, but he's doing the best he can do, and we're all hopeful". The Pro Bowler caught 69 passes for 1,084 yards during 14 regular-season games in 2017. (more...)
Will Patriots tight end play in Super Bowl? Will Patriots tight end play in Super Bowl?
- February 01, 2018

Belichick was quoted in the pool report as saying, "We red-jerseyed him today so he's working his way back". "Hopefully [I'll be cleared to play] very soon". According to Belichick, Gronkowski was limited at Wednesday's practice and remains in the concussion protocol. The up-tempo practice was similar to most other Patriots practices, with receivers running routes and catching deep balls from Brady to start. (more...)
Grizzlies' Evans sits as trade talks heat up Grizzlies' Evans sits as trade talks heat up
- February 01, 2018

With trade talks involving the former No. 4 overall pick in 2009 "intensifying" according to Wojnarowski, a number of teams are said to be bidding for his services. But the Celtics are not alone in their pursuit of the 28-year-old, as ESPN has noted the Bucks, Sixers , Nuggets, and Pelicans as teams also interested in Evans. (more...)