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Kawhi Leonard has 'partial tear' in left shoulder, Gregg Popovich says Kawhi Leonard has 'partial tear' in left shoulder, Gregg Popovich says
- January 08, 2018

The cause of the tear is still unclear, as is a true timetable for his return. Aldridge is expected to return after resting on Friday but you just don't know if coach Popovich decides to rest someone else. Good day for Forbes: Forbes registered his 10th National Basketball Association start - all this season. According to a league source, at this point the organization doesn't think the injury is serious following the initial diagnosis. (more...)
Packers Will Name Director Of Player Personnel Brian Gutekunst Next GM Packers Will Name Director Of Player Personnel Brian Gutekunst Next GM
- January 08, 2018

One of the rumors was that Green Bay could have Gutekunst split the GM role with Russ Ball . Gutekunst has spent 19 years working in the Packers' personnel department. Gutekunst will have full control of personnel choices. That's good news for Mike McCarthy, who reportedly isn't in good graces with Ball and could've been out as the Packers' head coach if Ball was named GM. (more...)
LeSean McCoy to play vs. Jaguars LeSean McCoy to play vs. Jaguars
- January 08, 2018

McCoy was injured with an ankle sprain during last week's game and was questionable leading up to today, and is now officially listed as active. Buffalo allowed a league-worst 18 rushing touchdowns since trading Dareus and surrendered 148.7 rushing yards per game (second-most in the league during that span). (more...)
Andy Murray out of Australian Open with hip injury Andy Murray out of Australian Open with hip injury
- January 08, 2018

The decision to not play in the year's first major is in stark contrast to last year, when Murray entered Melbourne as the top seed and favorite only to be upset in the fourth round by Mischa Zverev . Murray spent 41 weeks at No. 1 in the rankings until last August, but slipped to a year-end No. 16 because of his prolonged absence from the tour. Murray has lost finals in Melbourne to Roger Federer in 2010 and Djokovic in 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2016. (more...)
Tottenham star Son reveals the inspiration behind his wondergoal against West Ham Tottenham star Son reveals the inspiration behind his wondergoal against West Ham
- January 07, 2018

They ended the contest with 31 attempts to West Ham's three but were staring a costly defeat in the face when Obiang scored with the visitors' first attempt on goal. The South Korea global guided a curled effort past West Ham goalkeeper Adrian just five minutes from the final whistle and ensured the match ended with a share of the spoils. (more...)
LaVar Ball Says the Lakers "Don't want to play" for Luke Walton
- January 07, 2018

In an interview with ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman, Ball expressed some issues with Walton, including his age, his control of the team and the idea of him coaching either LeBron James or Paul George should either chose to come to the Lakers this offseason. (more...)
Michael Owen states his prediction for Tottenham v AFC Wimbledon Michael Owen states his prediction for Tottenham v AFC Wimbledon
- January 07, 2018

Kane being paired with Fernando Llorente in attack left the hosts with the more rudimentary looking approach and they struggled to break down Wimbledon's stubborn resistance, despite hogging more than 90 per cent of possession in the opening 15 minutes. (more...)
Rain again washes out quarterfinals at WTA's ASB Classic Rain again washes out quarterfinals at WTA's ASB Classic
- January 07, 2018

Meanwhile, Goerges is expected to rise from 14 to 12 when the next rankings come out as she enjoys a rich vein of form having won three consecutive tournaments. After the match, Goerges said her achievement felt "amazing". "Everyone wants to be number one, but it's something I've done before and obviously it would be nice to do it again, but honestly I think i'm just thinking about being in the finals, holding trophies, lifting trophies". (more...)
Zidane not asking for new signing at Real Madrid Zidane not asking for new signing at Real Madrid
- January 07, 2018

Spain's top league returns for yet another massive round of fixtures as every side in the league looks to pick up a vital three points from their game this weekend. The defender and the rest of his Real Madrid teammates enjoyed a Christmas break following El Clasico before resuming their campaign on Thursday night [4 January] with a 3-0 win over Numancia in the first leg of the Copa del Rey last 16 stage. (more...)
Latest Rumours on Thomas Lemar and Riyad Mahrez Latest Rumours on Thomas Lemar and Riyad Mahrez
- January 07, 2018

With Barcelona set to end one of this season's most protracted sagas by finally signing the 25-year-old Brazilian, Liverpool are looking to swiftly conclude deals for replacements. Long-linked with Thomas Lemar, 22, of Monaco, the Reds ardour for the player has been dampened by both Monaco's owners and manager declaring the mercurial midfielder is not for sale this winter. (more...)
Chelsea Striker, Morata speaks about last Night's match against Arsenal Chelsea Striker, Morata speaks about last Night's match against Arsenal
- January 07, 2018

Conte is now into his fourth transfer window and is clearly dissatisfied with the situation. "I do not aim high with my requests, especially as in my history I've rarely been given the players I asked for", Conte told Sky Italia , as reported by Metro . (more...)
Clippers star Blake Griffin suffers scary concussion
- January 07, 2018

Warriors guard Stephen Curry finished with 45 points, including 8-of-16 from beyond the arc, in just three quarters of play as a 29-point second half helped put the game out of reach. Griffin had five points and two rebounds before he left after playing 10 minutes. The Warriors were clearly the better team and unless they were out partying in Los Angeles the night before, this was going to be a victory for Steve Kerr and the boys. (more...)
Raiders to announce Gruden hiring next Tuesday Raiders to announce Gruden hiring next Tuesday
- January 07, 2018

Gruden will be announced this week as the next coach of the Oakland Raiders, and thus was working his last game for ESPN; McDonough made clear that Gruden was liked and respected not just by his broadcast partner, but by everyone involved with ESPN's National Football League production. (more...)
NFL Wild Card Preview: Falcons at Rams
- January 07, 2018

Therefore, what can we expect from these two teams in the playoffs? There are plenty of interesting bits of information in the piece , but we'll focus on what the anonymous sources had to say about the Falcons. "If you don't stop what they do best, you're just playing right into their trap". If they can force Goff to throw to the sides of the field to Cooper Kupp or Sammy Watkins, they can keep the Rams out of their comfort zone and thus potentially out of the end zone. (more...)
Arsenal manager deflects criticism of his club's play Arsenal manager deflects criticism of his club's play
- January 07, 2018

Arsene Wenger is in trouble with the FA again after making disparaging comments towards Anthony Taylor's performance as the referee in Arsenal's 2-2 draw with Chelsea on Wednesday night. He believes Hazard should have been cautioned for simulation. "I have nothing to change from what I said in the press conference", Wenger said of his comments. (more...)
Travis Kelce leaves game with obvious concussion symptoms Travis Kelce leaves game with obvious concussion symptoms
- January 07, 2018

He had to leave the game and was later ruled out for the remainder of the contest with a concussion. During the regular season, Kelce tallied 83 catches for 1,038 yards and eight touchdowns. The Chiefs have also leaned on Kareem Hunt, who finished the first half with a rushing touchdown and three catches. In another season, Kelce's injury would be a debilitating blow to Kansas City's offense. (more...)
Marcus Mariota Catches His Own Pass For TD Marcus Mariota Catches His Own Pass For TD
- January 07, 2018

Per NFL Research , it was the first time a quarterback completed a touchdown pass to himself since Brad Johnson did it in 1997. On third and goal from the 6-yard line, Mariota was flushed left and looked to throw toward the heavily-covered back corner of the end zone. (more...)
AFC Wild Card 2018, Titans vs. Chiefs: Picks, predictions and odds
- January 06, 2018

He was all alone for last week's must-win against the Jaguars, but Henry was dissatisfied with his performance. That could prove pivotal in a game in which the Chiefs hope to slow down the Titans' rushing attack and contain Mariota in the pocket. (more...)
Panthers give coach Ron Rivera two-year contract extension Panthers give coach Ron Rivera two-year contract extension
- January 06, 2018

Becker was promoted to the position after Richardson stepped away from daily duties last month. They reached the Super Bowl in the 2015 season. The official said the Panthers are expected to announce Rivera's new deal Saturday, a day before the team faces the New Orleans Saints in the NFC wild-card round. (more...)
Bruised heel forces Steyn out of Test and series Bruised heel forces Steyn out of Test and series
- January 06, 2018

Steyn marked his first appearance in the longest format since November 2016 with the wicket of Shikhar Dhawan on day one and trapped Wriddhiman Saha lbw for a duck on Saturday. Steyn will see a specialist on Sunday, Moosajee said. Steyn left the field three balls into his 18th over as he felt a pain on his left heel. South Africa have picked up four fast bowlers including Dale Steyn and a spinner Keshav Maharaj. (more...)