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England Football Association Adopt England Football Association Adopt "Rooney Rule"
- January 10, 2018

The Rooney Rule was named after campaigning Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney, who died previous year. The FA hopes black and minority ethnic (BAME) players would feel more comfortable reporting grievances if the staff on England teams was more diverse. (more...)
What Did Sporting News' Bill Bender Learn From The National Championship [AUDIO] What Did Sporting News' Bill Bender Learn From The National Championship [AUDIO]
- January 10, 2018

Joining Smith in the end zone was fellow freshman Henry Ruggs III who caught Tagovailoa's six-yard pass in the third quarter to get Alabama on the board and with some much-needed momentum. But between running backs Nick Chubb and Sony Michel and quarterback Jake Fromm , there's a good chance the Bulldogs could have eaten up the clock and gotten into at least solid field goal range, if not scored another touchdown. (more...)
Bulls likely to trade Nikola Mirotic Bulls likely to trade Nikola Mirotic
- January 10, 2018

K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune pointed out on December 29 that Mirotic might be an easy player to deal. That seems like a bit too high of an asking price in my mind that I don't think the Jazz will be willing to part with. The Bulls have a net rating of plus-3.4 when Mirotic plays as opposed to minus-9.9 when he sits , though Chicago's success with Mirotic could be a product of the (ironically) successful frontcourt pairing of Mirotic and Portis (Mirotic's net rating drops ... (more...)
Gophers star Lynch recommended for expulsion in third sexual assault allegation Gophers star Lynch recommended for expulsion in third sexual assault allegation
- January 10, 2018

The appeals process includes a hearing in front of a disciplinary panel, in this case likely a three-member panel of the Student Sexual Misconduct Subcommittee composed of faculty, students and local professionals. The alleged incident took place in April of 2016, and was investigated last fall after the victim reported it to school officials. Lynch transferred from Illinois State before the 2015-2016 season, making him ineligible to play that year. (more...)
Mark Thompson arrested without charge in drug trafficking investigation Mark Thompson arrested without charge in drug trafficking investigation
- January 10, 2018

The former Geelong and Essendon boss' Melbourne home was targeted by police in a raid on Friday, with footage emerging of officers storming the apartment complex. Thompson was an assistant coach at Essendon when the club's supplements saga came to light in 2013. "Detectives attended the Rouse Street address at 9.30am on Friday (5 Jan)". (more...)
Eason reportedly to transfer to UW Eason reportedly to transfer to UW
- January 10, 2018

He never redshirted at Georgia , however, so he could do so during his transfer season and still have two seasons of eligibility in college. The sophomore was Georgia's backup for nearly the entire 2017 season, which ended in a National Championship loss to Alabama on Monday. (more...)
Panthers fire offensive coordinator Shula, QBs coach Dorsey Panthers fire offensive coordinator Shula, QBs coach Dorsey
- January 09, 2018

Shula was originally hired by the Panthers at the conclusion of the 2010 season in order to serve as the franchise's quarterbacks coach. There are some other proven coordinators now unemployed with ties to either Rivera or the Panthers, including former Carolina offensive coordinator and Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski and ex-Chargers coach and Broncos coordinator Mike McCoy. (more...)
Donald Trump skips Kendrick Lamar's halftime show at national championship Donald Trump skips Kendrick Lamar's halftime show at national championship
- January 09, 2018

Wright also had a hilarious comment on President Donald Trump apparently not knowing the lyrics to the National Anthem . Lamar performed at Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park, which is located about one mile from Mercedes-Benz Stadium, where the game was played. (more...)
Stylish Kyrgios sets up Dimitrov semi-final in Brisbane Stylish Kyrgios sets up Dimitrov semi-final in Brisbane
- January 09, 2018

Let serves are also played throughout the match, at times creating impossible angles for a return, with the whole idea being to speed up the match. The game was between Australians Nick Kyrgios and Lleyton Hewitt against Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov and Germany's Alexander Zverev . (more...)
Trump gets sporting boos and cheers in USA south Trump gets sporting boos and cheers in USA south
- January 09, 2018

He went as far as to say we should fire them, these millionaire babies who won't respect the flag or this country during the national anthem. Because no story about a man who allegedly prefers fast food because he fears being poisoned is too absurd, many reacted to his performance by seriously pondering the previously-unimaginable question: Does the President of the United States not know the words to the national anthem? So naturally, when viewers saw the President stumbling through the ... (more...)
Atlanta Season 2 Gets A Premiere Date Atlanta Season 2 Gets A Premiere Date
- January 09, 2018

ET. The long wait for Atlanta fans is nearly over. "Everybody does season 2, '" said Donald Glover . Everyone can breathe a sigh of relief, though, because in two months, Atlanta will return. "Everybody does season 2!' And in the writers room, we talked a lot about How I Spent My Summer Vacation by Tiny Toons - which was a show we all really liked - and that was kind of the inspiration for season 2". (more...)
An Alabama player celebrated the national championship with a marriage proposal An Alabama player celebrated the national championship with a marriage proposal
- January 09, 2018

After the Crimson Tide edged the Georgia Bulldogs in overtime to claim the College Football Playoff National Championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, the Alabama center got down on one knee and popped the big question to his girlfriend. (more...)
Over 200 People Reportedly Injured After Trains Collide in South Africa Over 200 People Reportedly Injured After Trains Collide in South Africa
- January 09, 2018

The trains were both travelling on the same line from Johannesburg towards Springs. "What happened is that one train was stationary at Geldenhuis Station when the other train just went behind it". "We will have a report immediately after dealing with clearing the injured patients". Commuters using trains running between Germiston and Johannesburg were told to expect delays of up to 60 minutes. (more...)
Be the catalyst in India's economic development: PM Modi to PIO parliamentarians Be the catalyst in India's economic development: PM Modi to PIO parliamentarians
- January 09, 2018

The PIO conference has as many as 124 MP's and 17 Mayors will participate from more than 25 Countries. India has become a country which decides global policy. Delhi starts receiving delegates from 23 countries for the first ever PIO Parliamentarian Conference to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi on January 9, 2018, at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra. (more...)
Clarke-Salter closing in on Sunderland loan move Clarke-Salter closing in on Sunderland loan move
- January 09, 2018

The 20-year-old spent the entirety of last season on loan with Sky Bet League One side Bristol Rovers, where he made 13 appearances in all competitions, scoring one goal and providing one assist. Will sign on loan with Sunderland until the summer. The 20-year-old, who was an unused substitute in the Blues' 0-0 FA Cup third round draw at Norwich on Saturday, was an Under-20s World Cup victor with England last summer. (more...)
Mohamed Elneny is on the January shortlist of West Ham Mohamed Elneny is on the January shortlist of West Ham
- January 09, 2018

Asked about Coquelin this morning, Wenger said: "It's a possibility but nothing is decided". The Hammers may now turn their attentions to Coquelin, who is under contract at the Gunners until 2021. The return to form and fitness of Jack Wilshere has meant he is now even further away from a starting place. Los Che have been in talks with the Premier League club for several weeks now and an agreement should soon be reached. (more...)
Day 2 of Dakar Rally puts France's Despres in the lead Day 2 of Dakar Rally puts France's Despres in the lead
- January 09, 2018

The stage, which was described as "for the hardened off- roadies", was fought mainly off-piste with the terrain offering 63 percent sand and more dunes. I stopped for a few minutes at 50km to help No. 17 who got knocked out due to a crash in front of me. This resulted in a time refund, which further improved his rankings. (more...)
Steve Kerr laments coverage of LaVar Ball, the 'Kardashian of the NBA' Steve Kerr laments coverage of LaVar Ball, the 'Kardashian of the NBA'
- January 09, 2018

Kerr considers Lakers coach Luke Walton "one of my best friends" after Walton worked for him as two years as a Warriors assistant. If you don't believe it, just ask me. "There's nothing interesting about that story", Kerr continued. "I've talked to people in the media this year, and I've said, 'Why do you guys have to cover that guy?'" the fourth-year Warriors coach began. (more...)
Conte ramps up feud with Mourinho Conte ramps up feud with Mourinho
- January 09, 2018

This was widely interpreted as a swipe at the ever-animated Conte , who responded by accusing Mourinho of having "demenza senile" in his native Italian - Chelsea later maintained their boss was searching for the word for amnesia - and forgetting his actions in the past. (more...)
Browns reportedly offered much more for Garoppolo than the 49ers Browns reportedly offered much more for Garoppolo than the 49ers
- January 09, 2018

Under Bill Belichick , the New England Patriots have often thrived when inundated with scrutiny from outside of their locker room. Belichick has scaled back Guerrero's access to the team this season. "I respect Alex and I think I have a good professional relationship with him". I wanted to think about it. Slater said it's why he won't even give a thought to things such as the Giants coaching rumors. (more...)