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Giants to retire Barry Bonds' number 25 Giants to retire Barry Bonds' number 25
- February 06, 2018

Bonds will join an elite group to become the NY and San Francisco Giants 12th player, including his godfather #24 Willie Mays , to have his jersey retired. 25 on August 11th against the Pittsburgh Pirates . "As I've always said, the Giants and Giants fans are a part of my family". "I'm both honored and humbled that the Giants are going to retire my number this season", Bonds said in a statement. (more...)
Transfer policy at heart of Conte's Chelsea woes
- February 06, 2018

We defended well and I am very happy today. "We are not used to [playing] this type of football - we can lose, but [we] always try to play football and to try to be positive". The ex-Juventus coach, meanwhile, has seemed increasingly unhappy, voicing his dissatisfaction with the club's transfer policy and engaging in a bitter slanging match with predecessor Jose Mourinho. (more...)
Bill Belichick Apparently Loved ESPN's Tom Brady-Patriots Rift Story Bill Belichick Apparently Loved ESPN's Tom Brady-Patriots Rift Story
- February 06, 2018

The Patriots will face the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII on Sunday (6:30 p.m.). Philadelphia is the first team since the 2009 New Orleans Saints to win its division the season after finishing in or tied for last place and advance to the Super Bowl . (more...)
Pyeongchang Winter Olympics: South Korea to stop using flag with disputed isles Pyeongchang Winter Olympics: South Korea to stop using flag with disputed isles
- February 06, 2018

An IOC review panel on Monday blocked a similar request from 13 Russian athletes and two coaches who were cleared for Pyeongchang by the tribunal last week. But the International Olympic Committee said Monday its invitation review panel examined applications on behalf of the 15 individuals and had lingering suspicions about potential anti-doping violations. (more...)
ESPN's Todd McShay projects the Dolphins will select Quenton Nelson ESPN's Todd McShay projects the Dolphins will select Quenton Nelson
- February 06, 2018

There is a significant drop-off in talent after the first four QBs in this draft, so the Jets need to make sure they grab one here. "However, Miami has a glaring need at guard, both in the run game [29th in rushing yards in 2017] and to protect Ryan Tannehill ", McShay explained. (more...)
REWIND: Ole Miss (11-12, 4-6 SEC) REWIND: Ole Miss (11-12, 4-6 SEC)
- February 06, 2018

ET. tomorrow night on ESPN. Now on to the good news, Tennessee (17-5, 7-3 SEC ) has won two of the last three games and three of the last five games against the Cats. Burnett has averaged 20.8 points in Ole Miss' four SEC wins. If you've watched Tennessee this year you've probably noticed that. In that game, they combined for just 11 points on 3/14 shooting. (more...)
Jim Thome doesn't want Chief Wahoo on his Hall of Fame plaque Jim Thome doesn't want Chief Wahoo on his Hall of Fame plaque
- February 06, 2018

The Cleveland Indians could not be reached directly for comment. Among the things Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred understands but which elude his clueless counterpart at the National Football League: It is hypocritical to talk about a commitment to diversity and inclusion when a symbol of your organization denigrates Native Americans. (more...)
Thibaut Courtois responds to Antonio Conte sack claims Thibaut Courtois responds to Antonio Conte sack claims
- February 06, 2018

During the game it is hard to change something; afterwards you can understand it. I can be the Chelesa coach or not. "Not just because of how Chelsea are playing of late but because of Chelsea's history of changing managers when the club fear they are not going to make the Champions League". (more...)
Super Bowl 2018: How much does a 30-second commercial cost? Super Bowl 2018: How much does a 30-second commercial cost?
- February 06, 2018

We talk about the halftime show, which conscripted Prince into a duet with Justin Timberlake and proved once again that getting the sound mix right at the Super Bowl is very, very hard. The second half of the game , which was close and well-played, out-rated the first half by 8 percent. " This Is Us " was also the most-watched show after the Super Bowl since "The Voice" followed the big game six years ago on NBC. (more...)
Hard for Manchester United to catch 'almost perfect' City, says Wayne Rooney Hard for Manchester United to catch 'almost perfect' City, says Wayne Rooney
- February 06, 2018

But three even remotely fruity remarks is way above the average strike rate for a current player in... Alex Ferguson and Wayne Rooney didn't always get along, but Rooney played the best football of his career under the former Manchester United manager. (more...)
Crystal Palace dealt huge Wilfried Zaha blow Crystal Palace dealt huge Wilfried Zaha blow
- February 06, 2018

Zaha, 25, picked up the injury in the first half but continued to fight on through the game despite the knock. Zaha played all 90 minutes Sunday, but the knee issue is apparently more serious than initially believed. This comes as a huge blow to manager Roy Hodgson who has key members of the first team Scott Dann, Jason Puncheon, Jeffrey Schlupp, Connor Wickham and Reuben Loftus-Cheek all out on long-term injuries. (more...)
Olympics - Pyeongchang ready to battle cold snap, norovirus: Lee Olympics - Pyeongchang ready to battle cold snap, norovirus: Lee
- February 06, 2018

Police reportedly blocked protesters from entering the stadium where the crowd was chanting "Korea!" The US and South Korean militaries have moved their annual military exercises, which were to start in February, in order to conduct them after the Olympics that will be held in South Korea's Pyeongchang . (more...)
Carson Wentz proposed to his girlfriend after winning the Super Bowl Carson Wentz proposed to his girlfriend after winning the Super Bowl
- February 06, 2018

Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz got to experience the most joyful moment you could in the National Football League when Philadelphia beat the Patriots 41-33 to capture the first Super Bowl championship in franchise history. Prior to suffering a torn ACL, Wentz seemed to be the favorite to win the MVP award, and rightfully so when looking at the impressive numbers he had put together during his sophomore campaign. (more...)
City's De Bruyne feeling City's De Bruyne feeling "like shit" as fixtures pile up
- February 06, 2018

City stretched their lead at the top too by another point before Manchester United beat Huddersfield to narrow the deficiency to 13 points. However, it was Sterling's failure that will grab all the attention and he's surely nailed down the miss of the season prize for his effort. (more...)
Eagles dethrone Patriots in epic Super Bowl shootout Eagles dethrone Patriots in epic Super Bowl shootout
- February 06, 2018

He warmed up and was in uniform, but watched the game's biggest moments from the sideline. Foles became just the third quarterback in National Football League history to win a Super Bowl after starting three games or fewer during the regular season. (more...)
Matt Patricia's last Patriots game doesn't define him -- no Super Bowl does Matt Patricia's last Patriots game doesn't define him -- no Super Bowl does
- February 06, 2018

The teams combined for an NFL-play-off-record 1,151 yards from scrimmage in a shootout that came down to the final play. But the Eagles , who now don't have a second- or third-round pick in this year's draft, likely will field trade offers for their No. (more...)
Arkansas sending 3 to NFL Combine Arkansas sending 3 to NFL Combine
- February 06, 2018

Quarterback Austin Allen, center Frank Ragnow and defensive back Henre' Toliver will participate in the combine from February 27-March 5 in Indianapolis. The Ohio State Buckeyes are second will 11 players invited, while Georgia and LSU will each feature 10 former players. One of the top stories to watch at the combine will be the performance of UCF linebacker Shaquem Griffin. (more...)
Lakers Shift Free Agency Focus To 2019 Class Lakers Shift Free Agency Focus To 2019 Class
- February 06, 2018

When you take into account recent events though, it's easy to see why Los Angeles appears to have suddenly changed their focus. The Lakers are "increasingly looking through a longer lens" in their rebuilding process and are "recalibrating" to focus on adding players in the 2019 free agent class rather than this summer's free agents, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne and Adrian Wojnarowski reported Tuesday, citing sources. (more...)
Cal outlasts Oregon State to end 9-game skid Cal outlasts Oregon State to end 9-game skid
- February 06, 2018

How It Happened: At halftime, OR led 41-32, was shooting 50 percent, had a 23-13 edge on the boards and had held Stanford to.375 shooting - including just two points from McPhee. "We have to take in stride with the intent of growing". Jaelyn Brown led the Golden Bears (15-7, 6-5) with 14 points and Alaysia Styles added 12. "While he probably didn't brag about himself, I'm more than happy to brag about him both as a player and a person". (more...)
Former Moc Terrell Owens makes NFL Hall of Fame Former Moc Terrell Owens makes NFL Hall of Fame
- February 06, 2018

He was eliminated in the first 15-to-10 reduction vote both of the last two years. This year represents the fifth year in a row for Lynch as a finalist, only to come up short each time. He was one of the NFL's most feared tacklers. Some of the best wide receivers in National Football League history were FCS-made. "It seemed like you could throw any ball at him, and he'd catch it". (more...)
Athletics World Cup to be held in London Athletics World Cup to be held in London
- February 06, 2018

The countries will be limited to one man and one woman per event in an all-straight final format. A $2 million prize pot is up for grabs. To mark 100 years since British women were given the right to vote, the first edition of the event will see all nations select a female athlete as team captain. (more...)
Best Plays From Crunchtime In The Garden: Hawks vs Knicks Best Plays From Crunchtime In The Garden: Hawks vs Knicks
- February 06, 2018

Bazemore was awarded three free throws with 2:49 left in game. Bazemore led the Hawks with 19 points. It was a disastrous showing for the Knicks , especially playing at home in Madison Square Garden. As a result, the Knicks as a whole have become much less risky, as they can no longer count on him to deliver 30 points on a nightly basis. It gave Atlanta (16-37) a 98-96 lead. (more...)
EPL: Arsenal to sell Welbeck, Ramsey to fund Ozil's weekly wages EPL: Arsenal to sell Welbeck, Ramsey to fund Ozil's weekly wages
- February 06, 2018

The midfielder has only 18 months remaining on his current deal at the Emirates and boss Arsene Wenger is reportedly determined to keep him. Following his contract renewal, Ozil took to Twitter to announce that he "feels at home" at Arsenal, along with a picture of him signing his contract, sat next to manager. (more...)
Brazil Commission Says Referee Should Have Stopped Priscila Cachoeira vs. Valentina Shevchenko Brazil Commission Says Referee Should Have Stopped Priscila Cachoeira vs. Valentina Shevchenko
- February 06, 2018

According to Fightmetric, Shevchenko had outlanded Cachoeira in total strikes 230-3. Veteran Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) referee Mario Yamasaki has had his fair share of bad calls and slip-ups throughout his career, but his most recent blunder of waiting too long to stop the fight between Valentina Shevchenko and Priscila Cachoeira was the last straw for the company's president, Dana White . (more...)
Jerome Boateng heaps praise on Pep Guardiola and former club Manchester City Jerome Boateng heaps praise on Pep Guardiola and former club Manchester City
- February 06, 2018

We've only got 15 or 16 players available at the moment so we need to get through it", added De Bruyne. De Bruyne has missed only three of City's 39 games in all competitions and he concedes he was feeling exhausted during Saturday's 1-1 draw at Burnley. (more...)

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