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National Hockey League star gets chunk of beard ripped out in vicious fight National Hockey League star gets chunk of beard ripped out in vicious fight
- January 05, 2018

I'm a hockey player, not a barber". I couldn't reach all the way across his shoulder. "I felt like he just came across with a slash, I gave him one and he gave me one back". He's a goal scorer, as proven by his 14th goal of the season Thursday night. Auston Matthews and Nazem Kadri scored, and Frederik Andersen made 33 saves for the Maple Leafs (24-16-2), who ended a three-game losing streak and defeated the Sharks at home for the first time since January 29, 2002. (more...)
Moyes happy with Hammers point Moyes happy with Hammers point
- January 05, 2018

Son, who is an immensely popular member of the Tottenham squad, was also subjected to chants of "DVD" by Millwall supporters during the clubs' FA Cup quarter-final past year. The Spanish midfielder let fly from 30 yards - which was about as close as West Ham got to the Spurs goal - with a rocket which flew past goalkeeper Hugo Lloris and into the top corner. (more...)
Ryan Shazier making progress, regaining feeling in legs, father says Ryan Shazier making progress, regaining feeling in legs, father says
- January 05, 2018

Shazier underwent spinal stabilization surgery there before eventually beginning the long rehab process. Vernon Shazier told WPXI that Ryan is regaining feeling in his legs. I can't feel my legs, ' " Vernon Shazier, a Florida-based pastor, told the station while his voice filled with emotion. Shazier's father added that he "shalieves" that his son will play football again. (more...)
President Trump to attend Alabama-Georgia national championship game President Trump to attend Alabama-Georgia national championship game
- January 05, 2018

The president won Alabama by 30 points and Georgia by five over Democrat Hillary Clinton. Bama dominated the reigning champions Clemson 24-6 on Monday night. The Associated Press confirmed the news Thursday, detailing the ramped-up security measures officials will have to take for Trump's expected visit. (more...)
CAF African Footballer Of The Year Announced CAF African Footballer Of The Year Announced
- January 05, 2018

Mohamed Salah impressive 2017 ensured he had a total of 700 votes while second place Saido Mane had 100 votes and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had just 70 votes. Egypt coach Hector Cuper , who will lead the Pharaohs at Russian Federation 2018 this summer, took home the coach of the year award, while his team also won the team of the year award. (more...)
Everton are 'resigned' to losing Ross Barkley, says Sam Allardyce Everton are 'resigned' to losing Ross Barkley, says Sam Allardyce
- January 05, 2018

Ross Barkley is due to undergo a medical with Chelsea today ahead of a £15m move from Everton after Tottenham ended their pursuit of the midfielder. "I would expect there would be sometime in this window if there is going to be any interest from some of the big boys", he said. 'I think the club was resigned before I got here that they were going to lose Ross. (more...)
Novak Djokovic explains his plans ahead of Australian Open Novak Djokovic explains his plans ahead of Australian Open
- January 05, 2018

The 36-year-old was hoping to return to the court after the birth of her daughter Alexis Olympia in September. "My coach and team always said "only go to tournaments when you are prepared to go all the way". Lawrence Robertson , the tournament director, revealed that representatives from the tournament had been speaking to Williams' and her team for about three months about potentially playing in the tournament, though the American confirmed to the tournament earlier today she would not be ... (more...)
Conte blames bad luck for dismal Morata display at Arsenal Conte blames bad luck for dismal Morata display at Arsenal
- January 05, 2018

Alvaro Morata had a night to forget as he missed three clear chances in Chelsea's thrilling 2-2 draw at Arsenal . A highly entertaining encounter saw the London heavyweights bag a point each but the story could've been a lot different had the 25-year-old been more clinical in front of goal. (more...)
Giannis Leads All-Star Voting Giannis Leads All-Star Voting
- January 05, 2018

In the West, Durant and New Orleans tandem Anthony Davis (393,000) and DeMarcus Cousins (356,340) led in the frontcourt while Curry and Houston's James Harden (602,040) were the top guards . There are still 11 more days left in the All-Star voting, which will conclude on January 15 at 11:59 p.m. EST. The five players (two guards and three frontcourt players) with the best score in each conference will be named NBA All-Star Game starters. (more...)
Sharapova battles back after slow start Shenzhen Open Sharapova battles back after slow start Shenzhen Open
- January 03, 2018

Hitting 18 winners, the five-time Grand Slam champion rampaged ahead with huge objective and will next face Alison Riske, who was the runner-up at Shenzhen Open previous year. No. 8-seeded Tima Babos had a 6-1, 6-1 win over Wang Xiyu. Pliskova next takes on Romania's Ana Bogdan, who comfortably defeated Italy's Camila Giorgi 6-4 6-2. (more...)
Lottery ticket bought at Rio Kroger worth $100000 Lottery ticket bought at Rio Kroger worth $100000
- January 03, 2018

He collected his seven-figure cheque at the National Lottery headquarters in Dublin later that afternoon. Preston defender Kevin O'Connor has struck it rich after winning €1million (£887,000) in the Irish lottery. "It's wonderful and with such a nice family I have still hope in this world", he added. When the National Lottery called Flanagan to inform him the ticket was sold at his store, he held out hope he was the victor. (more...)
Crystal Palace come from behind to win at Southampton Crystal Palace come from behind to win at Southampton
- January 03, 2018

Saints took the lead via Shane Long early in the game but Palace scored twice in 11 minutes in the second half to turn the games on its head. Palace's resurgence under Roy Hodgson continues with the side now up to 14th while Southampton are now 17th, outside of the drop zone on goal difference. (more...)
Carroll nets twice as West Ham beats West Brom 2-1 Carroll nets twice as West Ham beats West Brom 2-1
- January 03, 2018

Albion chairman John Williams has spoken directly to Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore to voice the Baggies' concerns. With the Hammers pulsating win at the death, they will face their own 48-hour turnaround match of the season, when they venture crosstown to face Tottenham on Thursday. (more...)
Chocolate Can Become Extinct in Next 40 Years Chocolate Can Become Extinct in Next 40 Years
- January 02, 2018

And according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration a temperature-rise of just 2.1C over the next 30 years will spell bad news for the plants, and chocolate lovers everywhere. Barry Parkin, Mars' chief sustainability officer, told Business Insider: "We're trying to go all in here..." Researchers at the University of California are teaming up with the Mars company, known for Snickers and M&M's, to save the plant before it's too late. (more...)
Federer wins on impossibly close review Federer wins on impossibly close review
- January 02, 2018

The Swiss great was broken in the first game of the match but fought back to take the opening set and the match 6-3 7-6 (10-8) in 77 minutes. "I remember those days, match point down, you go for it, you don't care". It came after Japan's Naomi Osaka withdrew from the tie this morning due to illness and was replaced by WA's Maddison Inglis in a freakish day at the mixed-teams tournament. (more...)
Jesus Injury Blow For City Jesus Injury Blow For City
- January 02, 2018

City have declined to give a time-frame for his return yet, with further information sure to follow in the coming days. "We wish Gabriel a speedy recovery". "Ask the FA. It's a tradition, so I have to adapt", he told multiple English newspapers. City play their fourth match in 11 days later Tuesday at home to Watford. (more...)
Haryana: Man kills 6 with iron rod in 2 hours, arrested Haryana: Man kills 6 with iron rod in 2 hours, arrested
- January 02, 2018

Police said Dhankad, who works in the Haryana agriculture department after taking retirement from the Indian Army, has been admitted to a hospital after he was nabbed from a desolate area. He did not attempt to loot anyone and the people he targeted were security guards, beggars or the poor, Kumari said. The injured police personnel were referred to Faridabad for treatment, she said. (more...)
Everton v Manchester United - story of the match Everton v Manchester United - story of the match
- January 02, 2018

We had to stop him to play because he was saying, 'I feel awesome, I should go and play, ' but... we decided not to play (him). "That's a problem that I can not resolve". After being fed on the left by Pogba, Lingard cut inside and sent a shot arcing into the top-right corner from just outside the box to cap off a fine performance. (more...)
Leon Goretzka's Agent Says Future Is Not Decided Amid Liverpool, Bayern Rumours Leon Goretzka's Agent Says Future Is Not Decided Amid Liverpool, Bayern Rumours
- January 02, 2018

New Year's Day seems to have been a very bad day for Liverpool fans. Schalke and Leon Goretzka's camp have denied claims of an agreement with Bayern Munich . Today, there's a sliver of hope from an unlikely source, as Schalke sporting director Christian Heidel says the player has not yet decided on his future-that Heidel believes if he had already chosen Bayern he would have first informed his current club that he would not be re-signing with them. (more...)
Rob Cross wins World Darts Championship final after stunning Phil Taylor Rob Cross wins World Darts Championship final after stunning Phil Taylor
- January 02, 2018

Speaking to Sky Sports on stage after the final match of a glorious career spanning three decades, the retiring Taylor said: "He was like me 25 years ago". "It's been marvellous. I've had a fantastic career, (but with) the youngsters coming through I just can't do it anymore", Taylor said. "I feel great but it's Phil's past year and it's about him departing", said the newly crowned champion. (more...)