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Top 25 roundup: Young, No. 12 Oklahoma handle No. 5 Kansas Top 25 roundup: Young, No. 12 Oklahoma handle No. 5 Kansas
- January 24, 2018

During their last five games, the Sooners have scored an average of 80.6 points per game (11.0 below their season average) and allowed an average of 84.2 points per game (2.6 above their season average). "If I had to do it all over again, knowing what I know now, I might have done it differently, but I've never believed that you take out one of your best players because you show him you don't have confidence in him". (more...)
Former Hogs Headed to Super Bowl 52 Former Hogs Headed to Super Bowl 52
- January 24, 2018

We were nearly there", he said after New England came back to beat Jacksonville 24-20 on Sunday for the franchise's 10th AFC championship. On third-and-18 from the New England 25, Brady hit Danny Amendola for 21 yards. Much like I don't expect Keenum or Foles to be the difference, it's hard to envision Vikings running backs Latavius Murray and Jerick McKinnon or Eagles RBs Jay Ajayi and LeGarrette Blount taking over this football game, but if one of these clubs can put together a handful of ... (more...)
Former England captain Armfield dies at 82 Former England captain Armfield dies at 82
- January 24, 2018

By astronomical contrast, will pocket £600,000 a week after a big-money transfer from to was announced yesterday. Only players who were on the pitch in the final received winners' medals, but that was eventually rectified 43 years later when Armfield was
given his medal. (more...)
Arsenal trace at Aubameyang arrival as Mkhitaryan teases Arsenal trace at Aubameyang arrival as Mkhitaryan teases
- January 24, 2018

The Mirror says Dortmund "want £60 million for Aubameyang but have told Arsenal they must get a replacement - and France worldwide Giroud is their No. "He is one of our possible movements but there are others". It is rumoured that Arsenal submitted a bid of around €50m at the weekend for the 28-year-old, but that Dortmund are holding out for at least €60m. (more...)
Philly donut shop bans Boston Cremes until after the Super Bowl Philly donut shop bans Boston Cremes until after the Super Bowl
- January 24, 2018

While the doughnut's design might seem odd, Eagles fans are notorious for climbing the city's poles when their team wins-so much so that the local police has rubbed said poles in Crisco shortening to deter climbing. "Win it all and the party is on us". Johnson raised, according to reports, more than $100,000 . The Eagles will meet five-time Super Bowl winners the New England Patriots on February 4. (more...)
Mourinho: United Have No Competition in Attacking Third Mourinho: United Have No Competition in Attacking Third
- January 24, 2018

Manchester United went to Turf Moor and did to their denizens what they so often do to others, squeeze the life out of the game, win 1-0 with a solid, if unspectacular performance. "It's a different kind of performance to try to have but it's a performance needed to get a result against a courageous team like Burnley ", said Mourinho. (more...)
Arsenal 4-1 Crystal Palace: 4 things we learned Arsenal 4-1 Crystal Palace: 4 things we learned
- January 24, 2018

With star player Alexis Sanchez leaving for Manchester United , and the future of Mesut Ozil still unclear, Wright-Phillips is hopeful that their replacements, expected to be United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, can impress. (more...)
Farmers Insurance Open: PGA Odds, Pick, Predictions, Dark Horses Farmers Insurance Open: PGA Odds, Pick, Predictions, Dark Horses
- January 24, 2018

Open - came at Torrey Pines, where he also won the Farmers in 1999, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2013. Clear your calendars: Tiger Woods returns to the PGA Tour at 1:40 p.m. Davis made his US Tour debut at the 2016 Mayakoba Classic in Mexico, where he contended and banked a cheque for more than $US100,000 courtesy of a 15th placed finish in his second event as a pro. (more...)
Heynckes: Arsenal should be wary of Aubameyang Heynckes: Arsenal should be wary of Aubameyang
- January 24, 2018

It is rumoured that Arsenal submitted a bid of around €50m at the weekend for the 28-year-old, but that Dortmund are holding out for at least €60m. The Telegraph reported recently that our opening £44m offer was rejected by Dortmund but the Mirror suggest a deal could eventually be reached at around £52m. (more...)
Images of black-and-white NBA All-Star uniforms, merchandise leaked Images of black-and-white NBA All-Star uniforms, merchandise leaked
- January 24, 2018

It is the third-year player's first All-Star selection. The 24-year-old was an outside chance to see his name listed in the reserves, on the back of his career season this year. The Knicks star forward was voted in as a reserve by coaches, Yahoo Sports first reported . Towns is the only first-time All-Star in the West and he's averaging 20 points and 12.1 rebounds this season. (more...)
The first person to congratulate LeBron on 30000 points was LeBron The first person to congratulate LeBron on 30000 points was LeBron
- January 24, 2018

The celebration didn't last long. But the Thunder had other plans as James scored just nine points in the first half and finished with 18 on eight-of-17 shooting from the field. San Antonio visits the Grizzlies on Wednesday night. The Cavs are now giving up 109.6 points a game, the fifth-worst mark in the league. LeBron also became the only player in National Basketball Association history to have 30,000 points, 7,000 assists and 7,000 rebounds in his career. (more...)
Vineland graduate Jamil Demby to play in Reese's Senior Bowl Vineland graduate Jamil Demby to play in Reese's Senior Bowl
- January 24, 2018

The thing about the Senior Bowl is that it is chock full of draft sleepers who have spent four years or more in college to prepare for the league as much as they can. Although Mayfield said he's not afraid of the competition on the field, there's some doubt whether he'll play in Saturday's game. That shorter size could be a concern for some teams moving forward. (more...)
Super Kerber marches into Aust Open semis Super Kerber marches into Aust Open semis
- January 24, 2018

Her third-round victory over Maria Sharapova meant she was the only singles Grand Slam victor remaining in the women's draw. She then brought it back on serve, breaking Kerber to love thanks partly to a fortunate net cord. The German's career track record against the younger American gives her the better chance of advancing. "I have a lot of confidence and belief in my game already, because I started the year good, played good in Perth, and I won Sydney", Kerber said. (more...)
Patriots will wear white at Super Bowl Patriots will wear white at Super Bowl
- January 24, 2018

Overall, the teams have met have 13 times through the years, with the Eagles winning seven of the games, the last in 2015. New England can accomplish both again with a win in Minneapolis on February 4, completing a season-long journey that's felt inevitable since the year began. (more...)
S.Korean officials discussing N.Korea taekwondo performance S.Korean officials discussing N.Korea taekwondo performance
- January 24, 2018

Such ridiculous red-baiting defies logic. North Korea's participation in the PyeongChang Games - let alone a joint march with South Korea - seemed in doubt a year ago, with a series of military provocations, including a nuclear test, which drove up tension in the region. (more...)
USA Gymnastics Executive Board Members Resign Amid Larry Nassar Sexual Abuse Scandal USA Gymnastics Executive Board Members Resign Amid Larry Nassar Sexual Abuse Scandal
- January 24, 2018

On Monday, the U.S. Olympic Committee released a statement which said that it had been "engaged in discussions" with USA Gymnastics which led to "three board member resignations ". Raisman told TIME in November that while USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny resigned past year, "a lot of people working there let the abuse go on", referring to the board members. (more...)
Mascherano: Barcelona confirm Argentine to leave Camp Nou Mascherano: Barcelona confirm Argentine to leave Camp Nou
- January 24, 2018

His haul in Spain included four LaLiga wins and a pair of Champions League triumphs, though he did not score his first goal for the club until he was invited to take a penalty in the 7-1 thrashing of Osasuna in April of past year - his 319th outing for the Catalan giants. (more...)
Short Track Champion Viktor Ahn to Miss Pyeongchang Olympics Short Track Champion Viktor Ahn to Miss Pyeongchang Olympics
- January 24, 2018

The next day it became known that a number of prominent Russian athletes with an unblemished reputation, including biathlete Anton Shipulin , skier Sergei Ustyugov and speed skater Victor An, as well as the leaders of hockey and speed skating teams were not invited to the competitions, even though those athletes were not listed either in Richard McLaren or Denis Oswald reports. (more...)
Manchester United simply had to go for Sanchez, says Irwin Manchester United simply had to go for Sanchez, says Irwin
- January 23, 2018

Despite not longer being part of Jose Mourinho's plans at Old Trafford , and quickly falling out of favour with the Portuguese manager, former Dortmund player Mkhitaryan actually started the season pretty well . "He will bring his ambition, drive and personality, qualities that make a Manchester United player and a player that makes the team stronger and the supporters proud of their club dimension and prestige". (more...)
Edmund beats Dimitrov to reach Australian Open semis Edmund beats Dimitrov to reach Australian Open semis
- January 23, 2018

A tense final game saw Edmund double-fault but an ace brought up match point and then Dimitrov sliced a backhand long which was confirmed by Hawkeye. Yeah, it was very sad that today I was not feeling great. "Thanks you guys, it's my first match on this court and it was very special ". "It comes with the territory of playing professional sport". Zverev's fine was the largest ever assessed to a player for an on-site Grand Slam offense, although other players have been fined larger amounts ... (more...)