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Eddie Alvarez, Kevin Lee call for Nate Diaz fight Eddie Alvarez, Kevin Lee call for Nate Diaz fight
- January 26, 2018

There was interest in the Alvarez-Diaz happening back then, but it never materialized, with both men previously turning down offers to fight each other . I said that Conor can't hold up the title for two years. Interim champion Tony Ferguson is scheduled to face top contender Khabib Nurmagomedov on April 7th, the number 10 ranked Al Iaquinta is booked against Paul Felder on the same card, while Justin Gaethje and Dustin Poirier, ranked 5th and 6th respectively, are set to do battle the ... (more...)
Arsenal vs Chelsea (Carabao Cup semi-final) Arsenal vs Chelsea (Carabao Cup semi-final)
- January 26, 2018

But according to Dorsett, Mahrez is still good pals with former Foxes teammate N'Golo Kante, with the pair meeting up after the League Cup semi-final second leg. When asked about the pursuit of Aubameyang following the game, Wenger said , "The best is I don't talk about that because it wouldn't help". After just seven minutes, the Blues broke the deadloc as Pedro Rodriguez slid a ball to Hazard, who broke into the box before firing into the bottom corner. (more...)
Zinedine Zidane faces the boot — Real Madrid Zinedine Zidane faces the boot — Real Madrid
- January 26, 2018

A 47th minute goal from Karim Benzema gave Madrid a two goal lead, but Leganés responded with two of their own to send them through on away goals. "It's my failure", said Zidane who recently penned a contract extension until 2020. But Athletic coach Cuco Ziganda said: "I am counting on Laporte". (more...)
Ilayaraja conferred Padma Vibushan Award Ilayaraja conferred Padma Vibushan Award
- January 26, 2018

Athletes Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Cricket) and Pankaj Advani (Billiards/Snooker) won the award. Mr. Srikant is the lone victor of any Padma award from the State for his phenomenal success in a sport that is dominated by players from China and the East Asian countries. (more...)
ICC U-19 WC: Afghan thrash Kiwis to reach semis ICC U-19 WC: Afghan thrash Kiwis to reach semis
- January 26, 2018

Rahmanullah Gurbaz , Ibrahim Zadran , Bahir Shah and Azmatullah Omarzai all passed 50 in a dominant batting display from Afghanistan. The 202-run loss is New Zealand's heaviest in the history of the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup. At that point the score was 226-5 and 270-280 looked like a good score, but Azmatullah, who said post-match his cricket idol was Indian captain Virat Kohli, had other ideas, smashing 66 off 24 balls, including seven sixes, to boost his side's total. (more...)
5 former Auburn players set to begin practicing for Senior Bowl 5 former Auburn players set to begin practicing for Senior Bowl
- January 26, 2018

They hadn't actually met before that afternoon since Mayfield was a late arrival. Mayfield is participating this week at the Senior Bowl and his official height was recorded at 6-foot and 3/8ths inches. He's listed at 6-foot-7 and 255 pounds and was a first-team All-Conference USA selection after finishing second in both sacks (8.5) and tackles for a loss (17.0). (more...)
Australian Open 2018: Chung Hyeon beats Tennys Sandgren to reach semi-finals Australian Open 2018: Chung Hyeon beats Tennys Sandgren to reach semi-finals
- January 26, 2018

To say, well, he's following X person so he believes all the things that this person believes, I think it's ridiculous. South Korea's No. 1 landed 76 per cent of his first serves for the match - in addition to placing it well - and the shot carried him to a one-set lead as he erased both break points in the opener. (more...)
Meek Mill reacts to Eagles' Tremendous Bowl bid from jail Meek Mill reacts to Eagles' Tremendous Bowl bid from jail
- January 26, 2018

Long before Nick Foles took the reins from an injured Carson Wentz and guided the Birds to the Super Bowl , where they'll take on the heavily favored New England Patriots on February 4, the Eagles were actually the favored party in Super Bowl XV against Jim Plunkett and the Oakland Raiders . (more...)
Kyrie Irving Threatened Knee Surgery If Cavs Didn't Trade Him Kyrie Irving Threatened Knee Surgery If Cavs Didn't Trade Him
- January 26, 2018

But according to this same report, sources have indicated that the 25-year-old Irving needs minor knee surgery as a follow-up to the procedure he underwent during the 2015 NBA Finals to fix his broken kneecap. While the Cavs may not regret trading Irving, and they seem to have had little choice but to do so, it seems like Kyrie is the definite victor of the deal. (more...)
LeGarrette Blount in 'Enemy Mode' with Former Patriots Teammates in Super Bowl LeGarrette Blount in 'Enemy Mode' with Former Patriots Teammates in Super Bowl
- January 26, 2018

As of Wednesday night, MGM had taken twice as many point-spread bets on the Eagles as it had the Patriots , and eight times more money-line bets on Philadelphia than New England. But that's all in the past, and Blunt exclusively is focused on helping the Eagles win their first Lombardi Trophy in franchise history. Blount played his part well this season being used primarily as a short yardage back to pick up first downs. (more...)
Lee makes strong start at Torrey Pines Lee makes strong start at Torrey Pines
- January 26, 2018

Tiger Woods was hitting the ball as hard as he ever had and has chose to work without a swing coach because no-one could really tell him how to react after back surgery last April and he would rather rely on his own instincts. Woods will tee it up at the Farmers Insurance Open this week, and is playing at a course where he has been a victor on eight occasions. I just want to get into the rhythm of playing a schedule again. (more...)
Aston Villa fans react to loan signing of Manchester United's Tuanzebe Aston Villa fans react to loan signing of Manchester United's Tuanzebe
- January 26, 2018

England Under-21 worldwide Tuanzebe has played three times for United this season, including in their 2-1 Champions League win over CSKA Moscow. As things stand right now, it is expected that the defender is on the course to make an early comeback to face Sevilla in the Champions League and this has allowed Mourinho to sanction Tuanzebe's move to Aston Villa. (more...)
Kevin Durant Apologizes For Behavior Last Night: Kevin Durant Apologizes For Behavior Last Night: "I Was Being A Jerk".
- January 26, 2018

Durant said officials around the league regularly act the way Williams did. Durant said he didn't want to get another technical foul, but he felt a need to express himself. I was like, man, I was wondering why he was coming at me so hard. One day after Kevin Durant went a diatribe against referee James Williams in which he said the official was "in his feelings" and targeted him in the second half of the Warriors' win over NY on Tuesday, the Warriors' superstar profusely apologized for ... (more...)
Former Alabama Star Marlon Humphrey Arrested For Robbery Former Alabama Star Marlon Humphrey Arrested For Robbery
- January 26, 2018

Third-degree robbery is a felony in Alabama. According to the University of Alabama Police Department, once the Tuscaloosa County Magistrate read the report , they chose to upgrade the charge to third-degree robbery, which is a felony. When police arrived at the scene, they noticed that the charger didn't even fit Humphrey's phone. Once the Tuscaloosa County Magistrate read the report, they chose to upgrade the charge to 3rd degree theft of property. (more...)
Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
- January 26, 2018

The stock exchanged hands with a volume of 4.59 million shares compared to its standard daily volume. About 316,749 shares traded. Revenue from Sands Cotai rose 25.5% to $557M. As per Tuesday, October 27, the company rating was initiated by Gabelli. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Thursday, October 22 by Wells Fargo. The 1 year EPS growth rate is -18.10%. (more...)
Marin Cilic reaches Australian Open final, says Roger Federer 'beatable' Marin Cilic reaches Australian Open final, says Roger Federer 'beatable'
- January 26, 2018

Cilic , the World No 6 and former US Open champion, won 3-6, 6-3, (5) 6-7, 6-2, 2-0 in 3 hours and 47 minutes on Rod Laver Arena when Nadal retired in pain early in the fifth set. All the matches are tough, and if you are in the quarter-finals of a grand slam, you can't expect an easy match. He may have gone down in straight sets in his maiden Grand Slam semi-final but Kyle Edmund has a bright future in the game according to his Australian Open conqueror. (more...)
Vince McMahon says Johnny Manziel won't play in XFL Vince McMahon says Johnny Manziel won't play in XFL
- January 26, 2018

While no cities have been identified for potential teams, McMahon said all teams would be owned by the league and would not be individual franchises. Vince McMahon officially will unveil plans today to personally fund a re-launched XFL football league that will kick off two years from now, in early '20. (more...)
Nassar scandal far from over despite sentence Nassar scandal far from over despite sentence
- January 26, 2018

Before his sentencing , 156 victims read impact statements over seven days, recounting how the former USAG and MSU doctor sexually abused them. The request was rejected for a variety of reasons, but mostly for how the university handled the sexual assault allegations against former the MSU and USA Gymnastics doctor. (more...)
'World class' Van Marwijk to coach Australia at World Cup 'World class' Van Marwijk to coach Australia at World Cup
- January 26, 2018

Sydney FC said Arnold would remain as coach at the A-League club until the end of the current season, which finishes in May. With Van Marwijk now locked in just for the World Cup campaign, Arnold remains an option post-Russia. "We had a number of outstanding coaches very interested in the role but Bert was at the top of our shortlist". "And we will ensure they have the resources necessary to give them the highest level of preparation". (more...)
Steelers Set Deadline For Reaching Deal With Le'Veon Bell Steelers Set Deadline For Reaching Deal With Le'Veon Bell
- January 26, 2018

Obviously we have to continue to get it done". As noted in Fowler's tweet, the February 20 date carries added significance due to it's the first day a player can be hit with the franchise tag. Make everybody happy so everybody can come into the season and we don't have no distractions". The Steelers would be better off leaving Bell's contract situation a 2019 problem. (more...)