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BVB Slams Arsene Wenger, Arsenal Over Aubameyang Comments BVB Slams Arsene Wenger, Arsenal Over Aubameyang Comments
- January 20, 2018

The Dortmund sporting director spoke about the way Arsenal have handled the situation following the club's potential move for the player. 'Overall you look at the achievement of a player over their career and usually his character has been used in a positive way'. (more...)
Roger Federer advances at Day 4 of the Australian Open Roger Federer advances at Day 4 of the Australian Open
- January 20, 2018

Djokovic had not played a competitive match before his first-round clash with American Donald Young and while that was a breeze, his clash with Monfils in 40 degrees heat proved to Agassi that he is ready to take on the very best in the game. (more...)
Cardinals trade OF Randal Grichuk to Toronto for 2 pitchers Cardinals trade OF Randal Grichuk to Toronto for 2 pitchers
- January 20, 2018

The Blue Jays will feature a new-look outfield group in 2018, aside from the familiar face of AL Gold Glove finalist Kevin Pillar holding down the everyday spot in center. The 26-year-old Rosenberg, Texas native will now have a clean slate with which to prove himself in Toronto. The 5-foot-11, 195-pound right-hander has pitched in 160 games (all in relief) for Seattle (2014-15), Arizona (2015-16) and Toronto (2017). (more...)
National Football League deems Raiders complied with Rooney Rule, won't be disciplined National Football League deems Raiders complied with Rooney Rule, won't be disciplined
- January 20, 2018

The league said a review found the Raiders conducted "bona fide" interviews with minority candidates during their search for a replacement for Jack Del Rio , who was sacked after a disappointing six-win season. Owner Mark Davis said at Gruden's introductory press conference that he'd been trying to recruit the coach back to Oakland for six years and met with him in Philadelphia before Christmas to discuss the job. (more...)
Hornets taking offers for Kemba Walker Hornets taking offers for Kemba Walker
- January 20, 2018

The 27-year old is averaging 21.7 points per game, 5.8 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 1.2 steals while shooting 42.4% from the field, 34.9% from three and 85.1% from the charity stripe for Charlotte this season. Teammates Dwight Howard #12 and Kemba Walker #15 of the Charlotte Hornets react on the bench during their game against the Milwaukee Bucks at Spectrum Center on November 1, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (more...)
USA Gymnastics terminates agreement with Karolyi Ranch USA Gymnastics terminates agreement with Karolyi Ranch
- January 20, 2018

Aquilina spoke directly to Nassar in court, saying not only did she want to provide time for the victims to heal by giving their impact statements , it was required as part of his plea deal. The former doctor and serial sexual abuser plead guilty to seven counts of criminal sexual conduct in Ingham County, Michigan, in November. The first woman to speak at his sentencing hearing said he first assaulted her when she was 6 years old. (more...)
Roma and Chelsea close to agreeing fee for Emerson Palmieri Roma and Chelsea close to agreeing fee for Emerson Palmieri
- January 20, 2018

My role means I can't reveal certain transfer market dynamics. Dzeko and Palmieri would both be worthwhile additions to increase competitiveness in Antonio Conte's squad ahead of the busy schedule ahead. The Blues recently offered Roma €50m for Emerson and his team-mate Edin Dzeko , but the Giallorossi want each deal to be discussed on a separate basis. (more...)
Alabama set to promote Mike Locksley to OC/QBs coach Alabama set to promote Mike Locksley to OC/QBs coach
- January 20, 2018

Locksley has spent the past two seasons with the Crimson Tide, including one year as co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach. He would replace Brian Daboll, who left after one season as offensive coordinator for a job with the NFL's Buffalo Bills . (more...)
Roy Halladay Autopsy Traces of Morphine In System at Time of Crash Roy Halladay Autopsy Traces of Morphine In System at Time of Crash
- January 20, 2018

Halladay was killed in a plane crash off the coast of New Port Richey, Fla., on November 7 at the age of 40. His blood-alcohol content level was 0.01, per toxicology reports, and there was also evidence of amphetamine, morphine and a drug typically used to treat insomnia found in his body. (more...)
Malcom not expected to sign for Arsenal in January - Arsene Wenger Malcom not expected to sign for Arsenal in January - Arsene Wenger
- January 19, 2018

But even the Arsenal boss himself seemed to suggest that the Dutchman's exit hurt more than Sanchez's will. 'I agree completely that 2018 until now has not been very positive but I am long enough in the job to know that what is important is how we respond to it and to focus on the performance. (more...)
Coach: Conor McGregor Will Still Be Real Lightweight Champ After UFC 223 Coach: Conor McGregor Will Still Be Real Lightweight Champ After UFC 223
- January 19, 2018

The report stated that Notorious would be stripped of his Lightweight title this weekend due to inactivity in the division and that this, in turn, will allow interim UFC Lightweight Champion Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov to fight for it on April 7 in NY at UFC 223. (more...)
Alexis' Man Utd move halts return of £65m favourite Alexis' Man Utd move halts return of £65m favourite
- January 19, 2018

He joined for a fee of around €18 million on a six-year deal. Following a summer that saw their star player strongly linked with the Bernabeu exit, Madrid officials were said to be keen to offer Ronaldo a new-and-improved contract, despite his existing terms running until 2021. (more...)
Jets WR Robby Anderson arrested for second time in eight months Jets WR Robby Anderson arrested for second time in eight months
- January 19, 2018

The arrest occurred at 2:15 a.m. While in the back of Hennessy's vehicle, Anderson told the officer - in vulgar, descriptive terms - that he was going to find his wife and have sex with her, after he was released from jail. The 2011 graduate of South Plantation High School is accused of threatening to rape the wife of the police officer who took him into custody as well as making threats against the officer's family, according to an arrest report. (more...)
Chelsea target new veteran striker, Sanchez saga nearly over Chelsea target new veteran striker, Sanchez saga nearly over
- January 19, 2018

An exception is possible only if the concerned players' parents have emigrated (to the country the buyer club belongs to) for personal reasons or the player/club (seller club and the player) is situated within 50 km of the (buyer club's) national border. (more...)
Tim Tebow will join the New York Mets in spring training Tim Tebow will join the New York Mets in spring training
- January 19, 2018

His athleticism is impressive, complete with good speed and raw power, yet he struggles with the finer aspects of playing ball - hence his.656 OPS across Single- and High-A. It's been a quiet offseason for well-known New York Mets employee Tim Tebow , whose second full season as a professional ballplayer is drawing ever near. (more...)
Conte defends decision to play Chelsea youngsters Conte defends decision to play Chelsea youngsters
- January 19, 2018

The deadlock was eventually broken in the 55th minute when Batshuayi finished from Kenedy's low cross. Norwich City is now unbeaten in their last five in all competitions. And in last night's game between Chelsea and Norwich the pendulum swung the other way when Antonio Conte seemed angry that a decision had NOT been sent to VAR. (more...)
Once batsmen start scoring, things should fall in place: Dhoni Once batsmen start scoring, things should fall in place: Dhoni
- January 19, 2018

Not Dhoni, who seems to believe in the phrase "give credit where credit is due". AB de Villiers batted aggressively against India in the first two Test matches, making vital contributions to set up South Africa's wins, but it was not as though he was trying to make a point. (more...)
India hammer Zimbabwe by 10 wickets India hammer Zimbabwe by 10 wickets
- January 19, 2018

Australia after being asked to bat first and scored a huge 370 for eight. Nathan McSweeney (156), Sangha (88) and Param Uppal (61) were in the runs for Australia , while seamer Jason Ralston was the star with the ball, taking 7-15, the second-best figures in youth ODIs after Irfan Pathan's 9-16 for India against Bangladesh in 2003. (more...)
Tom Brady, Leonard Fournette Both Limited in Practice Wednesday Tom Brady, Leonard Fournette Both Limited in Practice Wednesday
- January 19, 2018

Veteran offensive lineman David DeCastro was not entertained by the Pittsburgh Steelers' trash talk of the New England Patriots before their playoff exit. Offensively, the Patriots finished 2nd with almost 29 point sper game. A game that should have been a defensive battle ended up turning into a 45-42 shootout, and while it might've worked in Heinz Field, they'll surely do all they can to avoid a similar shootout with Tom Brady . (more...)
Australian Open 2018: Maria Sharapova sees off Anastasija Sevastova Australian Open 2018: Maria Sharapova sees off Anastasija Sevastova
- January 19, 2018

She opened the year by winning four singles matches at the Hopman Cup, where Germany lost the final to Switzerland, and won the Sydney International last week for her first title since the 2016 U.S. There was plenty of support for 47th ranked five-times grand slam champion Sharapova yesterday. Monfils appeared to struggle more than the six-time champion in the searing heat, his game falling off after an impressive start to allow Djokovic to fight back. (more...)