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Boston Celtics to be without Al Horford, Marcus Smart against LA Clippers Boston Celtics to be without Al Horford, Marcus Smart against LA Clippers
- January 25, 2018

But there were promising signs in the last two matches, namely Kyrie Irving scoring 33-plus points for the first time since mid-December. Los Angeles almost gave it away by missing four free throws in the final 20 seconds, but Marcus Smart missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer for the Eastern Conference-leading Celtics. (more...)
Patriots LT Nate Solder excited to face Chris Long in Super Bowl
- January 25, 2018

Keenum seemingly turned back into a pumpkin Sunday night as the clock struck midnight on the Vikings' magical season, with the 29-year-old journeyman completing 28-of-48 passes for 271 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. "You know what Doug Pederson has done a good job of?" Because of that, it might not be hyperbole to call Brady the Eighth Wonder of the World, or at least, as Amendola said of his quarterback while talking to ESPN after the 24-20 win over the Jags, "the ... (more...)
Angels superstar Mike Trout makes Super Bowl prediction Angels superstar Mike Trout makes Super Bowl prediction
- January 25, 2018

The historic team that has been to the Super Bowl nine other times will be lying in wait for the young Eagles , daring Foles to do it again. Unless you're in New England or Philadelphia , six months from now you might be hard pressed to remember who won Super Bowl LII or whatever number it is. (more...)
Mascherano joins Chinese side Hebei Mascherano joins Chinese side Hebei
- January 25, 2018

Mascherano who joined Liverpool in 2010 has won four La Liga titles and has lifted the Champions League trophy twice. Barcelona's statement continued: "Although he was originally signed as a defensive midfielder, he was used at centre back to cover for the many injuries in that area of the pitch". (more...)
Angelique Kerber Eases into Australian Open Semis Angelique Kerber Eases into Australian Open Semis
- January 25, 2018

The victor of this match would next meet either Simona Halep , the #1 seed, or Karolina Pliskova , seeded #6, in the semifinals. Out of the nine night sessions played at the Australian Open so far, women's matches have been scheduled to start on Rod Laver Arena after men's matches seven times . (more...)
FSU's Deondre Francois No Longer Being Investigated For Domestic Violence FSU's Deondre Francois No Longer Being Investigated For Domestic Violence
- January 25, 2018

It happened around 6 p.m. Tuesday, according to a Tallahassee Police Department report the Democrat obtained, when Francois and the woman, who told him she was pregnant, got into an argument, the Democrat reported. In the report, the woman told police that she was 9 weeks pregnant with Francois' child, but said she didn't want to pursue charges because she didn't want to get Francois in "trouble trouble". (more...)
Hawks rookie Collins named to Rising Stars game for All-Star weekend Hawks rookie Collins named to Rising Stars game for All-Star weekend
- January 25, 2018

National Basketball Association assistant coaches were again responsible for selecting the players to compete in the Rising Stars event this year. Mitchell leads all rookies in points scored (863), 20-plus point games (21), is second in three-pointers made (101) and is the first rookie since Tyreke Evans (2009-10) to average over 19 points, three rebounds, three assists and one steal per contest. (more...)
Federer Beats Fucsovics to Reach Q'final Berth
- January 25, 2018

So let's see who's going to win. But the 36-year-old found a way to win, as he always does, with some glorious play, including multiple backhand winners, to set up a semi-final against Hyeon Chung , who beat Novak Djokovic in three sets earlier in the tournament. (more...)
Arsenal, United complete swap Arsenal, United complete swap
- January 25, 2018

The Chile star, who will earn a basic weekly wage of £350,000-a-week at United and will wear the No 7 shirt, said: 'I am thrilled to be joining the biggest club in the world. The 29-year-old made 22 appearances for United in 2017-18 but only completed the 90 minutes on two occasions, the last of which came at home to Basel in the Champions League on September 12. (more...)
Leeds abandon new badge after only six hours! Leeds abandon new badge after only six hours!
- January 25, 2018

And cricket star and Leeds-born Jonny Bairstow labelled it "absolutely shocking" on Twitter. The Championship side are scrapping their current badge, which they have had for almost 20 years, and replacing it with a new badge. Even the member for East Leeds in English parliament wrote a letter to the club to demand change. Outside of our commitment to herald the club into a new era on and off the pitch, the most significant reason for updating our crest is that, quite simply, it doesn't say ... (more...)
Eagles' Nick Foles puts Texas high school into Super Bowl record book Eagles' Nick Foles puts Texas high school into Super Bowl record book
- January 25, 2018

That year, prices fell from $2.1 million to $1.9 million. Surprisingly, they had a 16th ranked offense that season as well. "I got to thank Duce Staley [the Eagles' running back coach] for allowing me to go out there and do that", Clement said. (more...)
National Football League clears Carolina Panthers in Cam Newton concussion evaluation National Football League clears Carolina Panthers in Cam Newton concussion evaluation
- January 25, 2018

The NFL made an official statement on the matter, announcing that "Newton was properly evaluated for a concussion in the sideline medical tent and did not sustain a concussion". He went down awkwardly because of a right knee injury the Panthers evaluated during the third quarter, according to the NFL's statement. The NFL said the league's 2015 MVP had an MRI on January 8 that "confirmed ligament and cartilage damage and very extensive swelling in the knee". (more...)
(Image) Transfer target potentially starting his departure to Chelsea (Image) Transfer target potentially starting his departure to Chelsea
- January 25, 2018

If we stay with the same players from the start, it doesn't change. I work every day to have players suitable to replace our players; my job is always to strengthen my club. The Italian champions, Juventus, had also interested in signing the 23-year-old. The confirmation that Kenedy has been allowed to leave London for Newcastle this month strongly suggests that this part of the deal has already been sealed. (more...)
Spring Hill flag football preps for Pro Bowl in Orlando Spring Hill flag football preps for Pro Bowl in Orlando
- January 25, 2018

For example, you won't see guys blitzing the quarterback. According to the Orlando Sentinel , NFL representatives wanted a stronger college presence surrounding the event this year, and UCF was the natural fit, although Shapiro confirms they won't recognize the Knights as the actual national champions. (more...)
Manchester City Swoop For Aymeric Laporte Could Spark Raid For Arsenal Defender Manchester City Swoop For Aymeric Laporte Could Spark Raid For Arsenal Defender
- January 25, 2018

City have still to make formal with Athletic Bilbao but know there will be no negotiations unless they pay the buy out figure. Their defence is demonstrably better than it was last season, thanks to the arrival of Ederson in goal . One additional benefit of signing the young Frenchman is that he would be eligible to play in the Champions League. They go to Wembley for the EFL Cup final on Sunday 25 February, then play Arsenal at the Emirates on Thursday 1 March before hosting Chelsea at ... (more...)
Bouchard agrees to another Super Bowl date Bouchard agrees to another Super Bowl date
- January 24, 2018

Do you get any luckier than Mizzou junior John Goehrke - who past year parlayed New England's comeback win in the last Super Bowl into a date with Canadian tennis star Genie Bouchard? The team did, and the two went on a date just a few days later at a Brooklyn Nets game in NY. (more...)
Phil Neville appointed England women's coach Phil Neville appointed England women's coach
- January 24, 2018

Neville's tweet provided fresh embarrassment for English football's governing body, with the 41-year-old only replacing Mark Sampson after the former women's team, manager was sacked in September over allegations of misconduct in a previous role and amid a racism row that led to widespread criticism of senior FA officials. (more...)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan joins Arsenal from Manchester United as Alexis departs Henrikh Mkhitaryan joins Arsenal from Manchester United as Alexis departs
- January 24, 2018

The Chile global, who has moved to Old Trafford in a swap deal that sees Henrikh Mkhitaryan head in the opposite direction, used his personal Instagram account to declare his appreciation for those he'd "shared many nice things for the club" during his time at the Emirates Stadium. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez goes high of the Premier League wage desk Alexis Sanchez goes high of the Premier League wage desk
- January 24, 2018

Mkhitaryan also lifted the League Cup and Community Shield in his stint at Old Trafford. "I'm convinced that the way the football is going, it's maybe not only to buy players with huge amounts of money, but have players in your team who care about your club, have a sense of belonging and a pride of belonging to the club". (more...)
Madrid will bid for Salah - Abou-Rida Madrid will bid for Salah - Abou-Rida
- January 24, 2018

Which, in turn, is why every time he's linked with a return to Tottenham Hotspur or a move to Manchester United these days, both Real Madrid and the player himself shrug their shoulders in resignation. Real Madrid are reportedly keen on landing Emre Can from Liverpool when the player's contract expires this summer. Rida's claims come in the wake of news that Salah's agent was in Madrid last week. (more...)