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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

Porzingis almost made the Eastern Conference All-Star team as a starter, but fell just short behind Joel Embiid for the final frontcourt spot in the overall voting. He and Curry will pick from the eight other starters in the first round of the draft before choosing any of the reserves. But ultimately, Rip City is happy to see their star back at All-Star weekend. (more...)
Australian Open: Simona Halep blows away Pliskova to reach semi-finals Australian Open: Simona Halep blows away Pliskova to reach semi-finals
- January 24, 2018

Top seed Simona Halep and German tennis star Angelique Kerber have booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open after winning their respective women's singles clashes here on Monday. The Czech only managed two aces for the match and won just 55 per cent of points on her first serve. Halep had a slow start against the Czech world No.6 and trailed 3-0 before reeling off nine straight games to take command. (more...)
Cardinals hiring Steve Wilks as head coach
- January 23, 2018

Cardinals offensive tackle D.J. Humphries also expressed support for Wilks, who like him is a native of Charlotte. In related news, Peter Schrager at NFL Network is reporting that defensive line coach Eric Washington signed a new deal a couple weeks ago with general manager Marty Hurney and team COO Tina Becker and was ensured he would become Carolina's new defensive coordinator if Wilks left. (more...)
Armed forces network will air AFC, NFC championship games Armed forces network will air AFC, NFC championship games
- January 22, 2018

Message to Chuck, this is not exactly a victor when it comes to public relations. AFN's news channels and some of its radio stations stayed in service during the previous government shutdown in 2013 , military news outlet Stars and Stripes reported Saturday. (more...)
Mary Lou McDonald set to be next Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald set to be next Sinn Féin president
- January 22, 2018

Ms McDonald had criticised Mr McElduff but described the three-month suspension handed down by the party as "appropriate and proportionate". The party's deputy leader was the only candidate to succeed Mr Adams when nominations closed this morning, Sky News reported. (more...)
Ballot exhibits 70% of Actual Madrid followers need Ronaldo to go away Ballot exhibits 70% of Actual Madrid followers need Ronaldo to go away
- January 22, 2018

Nevertheless, that didn't stop Cristiano from giving fans something to chuckle about, as he actually just got his phone out, whilst walking off the pitch, to see how bad it is. Madrid's fourth was exquisite, Cristiano Ronaldo flicking the ball into space inside the D, fully aware that Luka Modric was arriving to deliver a handsome sidefoot finish into the bottom corner for his first La Liga goal of the season. (more...)
UFC 220: Stipe Miocic dominates Francis Ngannou for record title defense UFC 220: Stipe Miocic dominates Francis Ngannou for record title defense
- January 22, 2018

And he celebrated his masterful victory by sharing the news of a new Miocic being on the way. "I mean I'm not the scariest, but I'm the baddest", he said. The first half of the second round was spent with Miocic taking aim at Ngannou's leg and the challenger, for the most part, standing in place. Miocic hadn't lost in five fights. (more...)
Burnley agree Aaron Lennon deal Burnley agree Aaron Lennon deal
- January 21, 2018

West Bromwich Albion are now languishing in 19th position in the Premier League table with last weekend's win being their first in some time. After going 20 Premier League appearances without a win, the Baggies broke their duck last weekend. (more...)
Barkley in Chelsea squad to face Brighton Barkley in Chelsea squad to face Brighton
- January 21, 2018

This weekend, Antonio Conte takes his team to the south coast to play Brighton, though the Italian is unable to call upon two of his star players. Chelsea have both Alvaro Morata and Pedro suspended after they were shown red cards against Norwich in midweek. (more...)
Spurs' Harry Kane Creates Premier League History With Goals V Southampton Spurs' Harry Kane Creates Premier League History With Goals V Southampton
- January 18, 2018

With his emphatic run he has now overtaken English legend Alan Shearer to set the record of highest Premier League goals in a calendar year. Former Celtic and Chelsea star Cascarino believes Kane's "basic game" is what makes him stand out. (more...)
Rafael Nadal vs. Leonardo Mayer 2018 Australian Open Pick, Odds, Prediction Rafael Nadal vs. Leonardo Mayer 2018 Australian Open Pick, Odds, Prediction
- January 18, 2018

But the Swiss said that at his age and in his 19th Australian Open , he liked to play down his chances. "If I do months without playing [an] official match [it] is always a little bit more hard". "When I was No. 1 in the world, winning all these tournaments, that was a lot of fun, too". But his confidence is high and he warned he could still go far. (more...)
Vikings-Saints matchups to watch: Cameron Jordan vs. Vikings' O-line Vikings-Saints matchups to watch: Cameron Jordan vs. Vikings' O-line
- January 16, 2018

New Orleans jettisoned former Vikings running back Adrian Peterson after a miserable four-game run and thrived with Mark Ingram and rookie Alvin Kamara , becoming one of the league's most unsafe running back duos. Minnesota, the second favorite on the updated odds to win Super Bowl 52 , is 7-2 ATS in its last nine games against New Orleans . "There's going to be a quarterback I have to destroy". (more...)
Ryan Giggs Appointed The New Wales Manager Ryan Giggs Appointed The New Wales Manager
- January 16, 2018

Giggs played 64 times for Wales between 1991-2007 and was part of the squad who narrowly missed out on qualifying for UEFA EURO 2004 after losing a play-off match to Russian Federation at the Millennium Stadium. "I want to get the fans off their seats", Giggs said . It is Giggs' first major managerial role, his only previous spell having come when he took over at United for the final four games of the 2013-14 season, before becoming assistant to Louis van Gaal for the following two ... (more...)
Australian Open: Stephens, Williams make quick exits Australian Open: Stephens, Williams make quick exits
- January 16, 2018

Bencic's rapid exit last time was because she was unlucky enough to draw the other Williams, Serena - the more or less unbeatable one. Expressing her joy post defeating a Williams sister, she said, "When I was a little girl watching on TV I would never imagine I would play them". (more...)
Another Nirbhaya? 15-Year-Old Girl Gangraped, Brutalised Found Dead In Haryana Another Nirbhaya? 15-Year-Old Girl Gangraped, Brutalised Found Dead In Haryana
- January 16, 2018

Commenting on the medical reports, Dr SK Dattarwal of PGI Rohtak said, "The body had many injury marks, private parts were mutilated and there were a lot of internal injuries". Two Special Investigation Teams (SIT) as well as four more squads have been constituted under a DSP for the probe. "We have asked the police to provide us the scene of the crime report and photographs of the spot for confirmations", he added. (more...)
Tottenham 4 Everton 0: Kane becomes Spurs' record Premier League goalscorer Tottenham 4 Everton 0: Kane becomes Spurs' record Premier League goalscorer
- January 16, 2018

As well as Son and Kane, Alli also proved a constant pain to the Everton midfield and defence. Son Heung-Min could become only the second Tottenham player in history to score in five consecutive home Premier League games. Real Madrid's struggles showed no signs of easing Saturday as the champion slumped to a second La Liga defeat in three games which increased pressure on coach Zinedine Zidane. (more...)
Josh McDaniels a 'virtual lock' to be next head coach of Colts Josh McDaniels a 'virtual lock' to be next head coach of Colts
- January 16, 2018

Houston Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, Kansas City special teams coach Dave Toub and Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks, reportedly were on the Colts short list of candidates. After going just 8-8 in his first season, McDaniels was sacked by the Broncos after getting off to a 3-9 start in 2010. He was sacked in early December in 2010. (more...)
Arsenal Confident of Signing Aubameyang Arsenal Confident of Signing Aubameyang
- January 16, 2018

Aubameyang has been championed by the Gunners' head of recruitment Sven Mislintat - who signed him for Dortmund in 2013 - but Wenger is far from sold. United could tie up a deal on Monday, says the Daily Star - after secretly working on a deal to gazump rivals Manchester City for the past nine months. (more...)
Roy's record century guides England to ODI win vs Australia Roy's record century guides England to ODI win vs Australia
- January 16, 2018

Buttler, who is also the vice captain of the 50-over side, feels the One-day global series , starting at the Melbourne Cricket Ground will be a "great test" for the Englishmen, who were humiliated 0-4 in the preceding Ashes Test rubber. (more...)
Newcastle United 1 Swansea City 1: Joselu rescues point for Magpies Newcastle United 1 Swansea City 1: Joselu rescues point for Magpies
- January 15, 2018

It tells everybody where we are. Some people say "ah, but you have to do this, you have to do that", but that's the reality. With controversial owner Mike Ashley yet to inform Benitez about what kind of budget he will be given for transfers this month, the Spaniard has now ruled out the possibility of selling Shelvy. (more...)