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USA Hockey should not feel great about World Juniors win USA Hockey should not feel great about World Juniors win
- January 08, 2017

The Americans quickly found themselves down in the final game, as Thomas Chabot and Jeremy Lauzon scored 4:04 apart to give Canada a two goal lead nine minutes in. His performance was made especially impressive as he appeared to be playing through an injury for much of the game, showing signs of being in pain and repeatedly being slow to get to his feet. (more...)
Sacramento Kings vs. Golden State Warriors - 1/8/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Sacramento Kings vs. Golden State Warriors - 1/8/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- January 08, 2017

In the process of blowing a 24-point lead, the Warriors found themselves clinging to a two-point lead (111-109) late in the fourth quarter with the game clock in the mid-30's. But he turned the ball over and Troy Daniels immediately hit a corner 3-pointer for Memphis. The Warriors went cold at the wrong time, and Memphis couldn't miss. (more...)
Sunderland v Burnley Betting: Revenge on the cards for the Black Cats Sunderland v Burnley Betting: Revenge on the cards for the Black Cats
- January 08, 2017

Moyes also confirmed Defoe would be involved "in some way" when Sunderland host Burnley in the FA Cup on Saturday. The Welshman returned the favour after the break, but the clear run on goal presented to Arfield's failed to materialise as the midfielder pulled up with a hamstring problem as precisely the wrong moment. (more...)
Fans in Boston serenaded 76ers' Joel Embiid with 'Trust the Process' chants Fans in Boston serenaded 76ers' Joel Embiid with 'Trust the Process' chants
- January 08, 2017

Al Horford posted a double-double of 19 points and 12 rebounds, along with four assists and two blocks, while Marcus Smart had 14 points, eight dimes, and two rejections off the bench. Outrebounded an opponent for only the eight time this season. 76ers rookie F Ben Simmons made his first road trip with the team this season since suffering a fractured right foot during Philadelphia's final training camp scrimmage back in September. (more...)
Goran Dragic, Jordan Clarkson Ejected After Confrontation: Details and Reaction Goran Dragic, Jordan Clarkson Ejected After Confrontation: Details and Reaction
- January 08, 2017

Willie Reed scored 22 points (10-of-15 FGs, 2-of-5 FTs) with 12 rebounds, two assists and three blocks in 32 minutes against the Lakers on Friday. Brandon Ingram had one of his better performances of the season stuffing the stat sheet with 17 points, six rebounds and four assists in the win. (more...)
Man City give West Ham FA Cup hiding Man City give West Ham FA Cup hiding
- January 08, 2017

Guardiola showed signs of feeling the strain of City's inconsistent season when he snapped at reporters during a series of tetchy interviews following Monday's win against Burnley. With Guardiola naming his strongest possible starting XI, Bilic inexplicably chose to rest Dimitri Payet and captain Mark Noble, arguably his two most influential players. (more...)
It's Murray vs Djokovic in Doha It's Murray vs Djokovic in Doha
- January 08, 2017

Murray broke his foe for the first time in the match and drew level at five games apiece after saving three championship points, and his hopes lived on. The Serb was rattled by the grit shown by Murray and even suffered a points penalty for smashing the racquet on the court. The Serb opened the match with the first serve, and notched the first point as Murray returned the serve into the net. (more...)
Giroux saves Arsenal again in order fought in the FA Cup Giroux saves Arsenal again in order fought in the FA Cup
- January 08, 2017

Ramsey, too, admitted Preston had the better of Arsenal in the first half and knows exactly how tough the Championship is - having competed in England's second tier with Cardiff City. "It was a kick in the teeth when the goal went in at the end". "The way we played in the first half was as good as we have played since I have been here". (more...)
Here's a look at the Steelers-Dolphins playoff matchup
- January 08, 2017

If the Pittsburgh defense allows him to get off to a good start. He shouldn't be able to have his way with any defense-including the Steelers . Steeler backup QB Landry Jones, filling in for a resting Ben Roethlisberger, remembered he has a contract on the line and led the Steelers to two touchdowns in the fourth quarter, another one in overtime, and a 27-24 victory . (more...)
Brett Eldredge finds a snake inside toilet Brett Eldredge finds a snake inside toilet
- January 07, 2017

Eldredge is heard saying in an Instagram video. You ring in 2017 and everything is going right. "Here we are, it's the morning", Eldredge says in the video. 4. The person removing the snake tells Mr Eldredge: 'Get that door open. Eldredge's friend put a plank of wood in the toilet for the snake to wrap itself around. (more...)
Joe Barry fired as Redskins defensive coordinator
- January 07, 2017

It will be interesting to see if the Redskins go away from the 3-4 base defense that has defined them over the past several seasons. To Barry's defense, his units lacked in talent but his schemes didn't help cover up that problem. After spending five seasons as the Giants' defensive coordinator, Fewell and the organization parted ways on January 7, 2015 prior to taking a job as the Redskins' defensive backs coach. (more...)
Manchester United Goalkeeper Joins Aston Villa On Loan Manchester United Goalkeeper Joins Aston Villa On Loan
- January 07, 2017

Mile Jedinak has overcome illness and should return in midfield . And he could now make his debut in Sunday's FA Cup third round tie at Tottenham. Mourinho has previously spoken of how he would like to get Johnstone out on loan to gain some first team experience, and Villa seems to be the flawless place for him to do so. (more...)
The Columbus Blue Jackets Finally Lose The Columbus Blue Jackets Finally Lose
- January 07, 2017

Cam Atkinson, William Karlsson and Nick Foligno all netted, giving the Blue Jackets the chance to level the record against the Washington Capitals on Thursday. "It was fun and exciting for everybody". It's probably like a rivalry game. "To tell you the truth I did think about it a little bit, but it wasn't meant to be", Vigneault said. (more...)
Giants at Packers: When the Giants have the ball
- January 06, 2017

Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown. . The players and coaches who competed in those games are a Who's Who? of some of the greatest names in football. I absolutely loved that. When things go bad in a game , the Giants don't get frustrated, according to some players. The only thing here that worries me are the cornerbacks, or lack thereof, and that has anxious me ever since Sam Shields went on IR with a possible designation to return (he didn't, obviously). (more...)
Will Ganguly be next BCCI president? What it could mean for India? Will Ganguly be next BCCI president? What it could mean for India?
- January 06, 2017

The top brass of the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) is finally paying for their recalcitrance to judicial orders. Former India captain and Cricket Association of Bengal president Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday denied he's a front runner to become the Board president after the latest turn of events at the BCCI . (more...)
Manchester City fail in appeal against Fernandinho red card
- January 06, 2017

Elsewhere, Pep Guardiola suggested he would resist the temptation to rotate his side given the hard challenge West Ham are likely to present. "We are starting the second half of the season now and we will have to be nearly flawless". "I was comparing the titles [won by City] with Liverpool, Manchester United , Barcelona and Real Madrid". Kelechi Iheanacho has appeared three times for Manchester City in the FA Cup, scoring four goals and assisting another. (more...)
Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill Won't Play Against Steelers Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill Won't Play Against Steelers
- January 06, 2017

Matt Moore has played solidly in Tannehill's place, leading a game-winning drive against the Cardinals and winning his first two starts. Gase added that despite Tannehill's desire to "try to help" and "do anything he can to be a part of this", he doesn't want to put the injured quarterback in a position that could jeopardize his career or next season. (more...)
Rodriguez: I'm staying at Real Madrid
- January 06, 2017

The Colombia worldwide has found first-team opportunities hard to come by this season, fuelling rumours he could depart this month, although the player's father, his agent and Zidane have all insisted he will stay at the Santiago Bernabeu. When asked if he wanted more minutes he said: "Obviously everyone in the squad wants to always play". Zidane also gave praise to Rodriguez: "He's had a good game". (more...)
Tunisian arrested who allegedly dined with Berlin market attacker Tunisian arrested who allegedly dined with Berlin market attacker
- January 05, 2017

Amri, a 24-year-old Tunisian, tried to reach the former roommate on the morning and afternoon of December 19, but it isn't clear whether they actually spoke, she added. Ms Koehler said the images "suggest that Amri was aware that he was being recorded by this video camera". Amri was killed in a shootout on 23 December with Italian police in Milan after they stopped him for a routine identity check. (more...)
Golden State Warriors beat Denver Nuggets, reach 30 wins first Golden State Warriors beat Denver Nuggets, reach 30 wins first
- January 05, 2017

He drove the offense in the opening minutes with 7 points. "In a new offense you're trying to get everything right", Collison said . "But we couldn't allow Collison to get 26 and Koufos to go 8 of 9 for 18". "He's been struggling a little bit lately but came in and played with confidence and had a big game". Big man Kosta Koufos played big in the post, dropping in 18 points on 8-of-9 shooting and grabbing five rebounds. (more...)
Houston Texans QB Tom Savage departs with possible concussion Houston Texans QB Tom Savage departs with possible concussion
- January 05, 2017

Manning, of course, led the Broncos to a Super Bowl championship. But it was the one loss - at Jacksonsville last week - that the players still lamented following Sunday's win. And that's not a good thing for Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones, who stopped using the once-popular childhood nickname when he was trying to clean up his image following numerous run-ins with the law earlier in his career. (more...)
Alabama vs. Clemson preview, how to watch, game time for national championship Alabama vs. Clemson preview, how to watch, game time for national championship
- January 05, 2017

Hurts is a more talented player than Coker, but if Alabama needs to trade scores with Clemson again, can the 18-year-old make the plays in the passing game that Coker did last year? He graduated and was replaced by true freshman Jalen Hurts, who gives Alabama a dual-threat attack. (more...)
Connor Cook to make historic first start for Raiders Connor Cook to make historic first start for Raiders
- January 05, 2017

Cook also threw an interception. "He has a shoulder injury", Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio said of McGloin. They chalk it up to the luck of the draw and go on vacation. Connor Cook will be thrown into the fire against a good Texans defense. He was more upset that the rest of his roster didn't help those guys out. This was supposed to be a maturation year for Cook, an opportunity to fly under the radar while learning from OC Bill Musgrave, Carr and McGloin. (more...)
Brengle stuns erratic Serena in Auckland Brengle stuns erratic Serena in Auckland
- January 05, 2017

Tournament director Karl Budge says the seven-time Grand Slam victor has a right arm injury and felt pain through her 7-6 (7-2) 6-2 victory over New Zealand wildcard Jade Lewis on Wednesday. "I think she could do a lot in this game, I really do". "I can just take solace in the fact that the conditions won't be like this in Melbourne". Second seed Dominika Cibulkova also progressed with a 2-6 6-4 6-4 comeback win over China's Zhang Shuai while fifth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Destanee ... (more...)
Tennessee OC DeBord Leaving For Same Job At Indiana Tennessee OC DeBord Leaving For Same Job At Indiana
- January 04, 2017

DeBord spent five seasons in the National Football League with the Seattle Seahawks and the Chicago Bears as a position coach. Three times he was an offensive coordinator along the way, holding that title at Fort Hays and MI, in addition to Tennessee. (more...)