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Manziel pokes fun at Trump before deleting Twitter account Manziel pokes fun at Trump before deleting Twitter account
- January 24, 2017

Trump had actually been a supporter of Manziel in the past, offering this projection into his career. Yep. Because when you've just bee handed the nuclear codes, who else would you turn to for advice than Johnny Football? The tweets quickly went viral and even got a stamp of approval from former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer. (more...)
Luis Enrique calls for continued excellence to reach Barcelona targets this season Luis Enrique calls for continued excellence to reach Barcelona targets this season
- January 24, 2017

Barcelona says defensive midfielder Sergio Busquets has sprained ligaments in his right ankle. "It will be a big problem [to not have him available] but we have solutions and options in place so that we don't have to notice when we're missing players". (more...)
Royals Pitcher Yordano Ventura Dies In Car Wreck Royals Pitcher Yordano Ventura Dies In Car Wreck
- January 24, 2017

Cordaro says Ventura was with the Storm Chasers through the play-off run and then went to Kansas City and made his first start. As the AP notes , speeding is suspected to be the cause of the accident. Royals general manager Dayton Moore spoke with the Kansas City Star to discuss details of the accident. "He was so young and so talented, full of youthful exuberance and always brought a smile to everyone he interacted with". (more...)
Watch Gregg Popovich Rip Donald Trump, Eloquently Speak About Women's March Watch Gregg Popovich Rip Donald Trump, Eloquently Speak About Women's March
- January 23, 2017

Popvovich also spoke optimistically about the Women's March. His response was literally four minutes long. But so far, you've gotten to the point where you really can't believe anything that comes out of his mouth. "And that respect has to be earned". He said Trump won the Oval Office "through the electoral college which is part of our system, and I hope he does some good things". (more...)
Adam Hadwin posts 13 birdies to shoot 59 at CareerBuilder Challenge Adam Hadwin posts 13 birdies to shoot 59 at CareerBuilder Challenge
- January 23, 2017

Seeing a 59 on PGA Tour isn't all that rare these days, but candid reflection regarding awareness of the moment certainly can be. Though Jim Furyk shot 58 a year ago, that was on a par 70 course , while Hadwin's 59 came on a par 72 course . (more...)
Big Ben: Patriots are the dragon we're trying to slay
- January 23, 2017

This is the 11th AFC Championship game appearance for Patriots quarterback Tom Brady . After they solidify themselves as the real deal once they defeat the Packers , they could go the distance and finally win their first ever Super Bowl championship in just a few weeks. (more...)
Everton strike late as Allardyce's Palace misery continues
- January 23, 2017

The former England manager has yet to celebrate a league win despite five attempts since taking charge at Selhurst Park a month ago and the latest failure, following Seamus Coleman's controversial late victor, leaves them in trouble. The winning goal means that only Romelu Lukaku has scored more Premier League goals for Everton this season than Coleman, which shows the defender's excellent form as much as it shows that the Toffees need attacking support. (more...)
Arsenal vs Burnley: Everything you need to know Arsenal vs Burnley: Everything you need to know
- January 23, 2017

The time added on as a outcome of that incident served to provide an extraordinary conclusion to the contest, in which the Clarets thought they had grabbed a point, when substitute Francis Coquelin fouled Ashley Barnes inside the area. Wenger was sent off for his reaction after Burnley were awarded a penalty in added time, having previously reacted furiously when fourth official Anthony Taylor had signalled seven added minutes to the game at Emirates Stadium. (more...)
Match Reports: Chelsea 2-0 Hull City Match Reports: Chelsea 2-0 Hull City
- January 23, 2017

Attack: All eyes will be on Diego Costa to see whether he gets a recall to the side following a turbulent time for the Spanish worldwide striker that saw him involved in a bust-up with Conte in training at the start of last week. He played and played very well. Although that seems like a insane amount of money, Chinese clubs will probably think otherwise and may be tempted to splash that fee to sign him. (more...)
Rafael Nadal rediscovers champion's edge in epic over Alexander Zverev Rafael Nadal rediscovers champion's edge in epic over Alexander Zverev
- January 22, 2017

Nadal showed no mercy as closed out the match in ruthless fashion. Nadal said after his second-round win. "I think you know, everybody knows how good Alexander is". At 2-2, a scintillating game, lasting nine minutes, ensued. "I don't have anything to prove in this tournament here". "Maybe if I win Australian Open, maybe she will". (more...)
Arizona G Allonzo Trier 'Shocked' To Learn Of Failed PED Test
- January 22, 2017

Arizona coach Sean Miller addressed Trier's absence Monday on the College Hoops Today podcast , telling host Jon Rothstein, "Allonzo's situation is kind of a once-in-a-lifetime situation". Trier has been unable to play because, he revealed earlier in the week, he tested positive for a banned substance that he ingested without being aware. (more...)
Watch Wayne Rooney Free-kick vs Stoke City: Jan. 21
- January 22, 2017

He led the tributes. "Now he's the man to beat", Charlton said. He has gone on to take his total to 53 at worldwide level and now holds the rare feat of being the greatest scorer for both his club and his country. The 31-year-old fired in a superb free-kick with seconds left in the game, to move onto 250 goals in 546 appearances, beating Sir Bobby Charlton's record. (more...)
'Committed' Costa not guaranteed to start - Conte 'Committed' Costa not guaranteed to start - Conte
- January 22, 2017

There were conflicting reports suggesting Costa and Conte had had a training ground bust-up, but the Italian gaffer said in his pre-match press conference that Costa wants to stay at the club. Club sources make it clear on the quiet that they would be happy to see him go in May, as long as it is with a Premier League winners' medal in his hand. (more...)
Pau Gasol sustains fractured metacarpal during warmups
- January 21, 2017

The team said that Gasol suffered the injury during pregame warm-ups when he jammed his left hand against the shoulder of Kyle Anderson. Kawhi Leonard scored 34 points, rookie Dejounte Murray added a season-high 24 and the Spurs ended the Nuggets' three-game winning streak despite a career-high 35 points from Nikola Jokic. (more...)
Zach Orr retires due to congenital neck/spine condition Zach Orr retires due to congenital neck/spine condition
- January 21, 2017

The Baltimore Sun first reported Orr's ailment as a congenital condition. Orr missed the final game of the season against the Cincinnati Bengals with a neck injury that ultimately led to his retirement even though he looked set to cash in this offseason. (more...)
Dan Evans: 'Bernard Tomic's team acted like complete idiots' Dan Evans: 'Bernard Tomic's team acted like complete idiots'
- January 21, 2017

He was quicker, cleverer and more consistent than Cilic, who at 6ft 6in towered above Evans in stature but was out-thought and out-fought in front of a packed-out crowd on Court Three. Tomic put up a flurry of resistance in the second set, but it was not enough to suffer another Slam loss to the player his father once dismissed as not being good enough to act as a hitting partner. (more...)
RUMOURS: Chelsea make approach for Middlesbrough winger RUMOURS: Chelsea make approach for Middlesbrough winger
- January 21, 2017

He was player of the year in the Championship that season. Bamford, 23, signed for Chelsea from Nottingham Forest in a £1.5 million deal in January 2012 but never made a competitive appearance for the Blues, instead spending time at MK Dons, Derby County, Middlesbrough , Crystal Palace, Norwich City and Burnley. (more...)
Newspaper says AFC title game is Steelers vs. the Evil Empire Newspaper says AFC title game is Steelers vs. the Evil Empire
- January 21, 2017

But he's not a guy you're going to completely eliminate from the game. But so far in the playoffs, Big Ben has just two total passing touchdowns and three interceptions. The newspaper designed a special cover for Sunday's AFC title game, and let's just say you'll probably be able to figure out the theme of the cover pretty quickly. (more...)
Vertonghen facing six weeks on the sidelines Vertonghen facing six weeks on the sidelines
- January 21, 2017

Elsewhere, Erik Lamela also remains unavailable due to the hip problem that has kept him sidelined since October, but there are no other fresh injury concerns for Spurs ahead of the trip to the Etihad Stadium. We need to wait tomorrow because there is still some problems, and we are still not sure of the diagnosis". "When your mind is positive it's easier to recover", said the Argentine boss. (more...)
Andrew Luck expected to start throwing in three months
- January 21, 2017

Luck missed one game past year with a concussion and two games in 2015 with a shoulder injury. Irsay in October 2016: "I can tell you Andrew's shoulder is not a serious issue". Rapoport reported Luck will be recovered by mid-July and could begin throwing in April. At the time, Colts general manager Ryan Grigson said "Our injury reports are accurate". (more...)
Adrian Peterson says if not back with Vikings, he'd like Bucs
- January 20, 2017

He has an $11.75 million base salary and a $6 million roster bonus. Peterson isn't expected to return to the Vikings next season and he appears to already be looking ahead. "New York is one of them that popped up, Tampa Bay. I'll just stop there". "Going into the next season, I'll be ready to roll". The future Hall of Famer was injured for the majority of the 2016 season, suffering a torn meniscus Week 2 against the Green Bay Packers. (more...)
Baba Ramdev's Wrestling Tackles Leave Olympic Silver Medalist Flat On The Mat Baba Ramdev's Wrestling Tackles Leave Olympic Silver Medalist Flat On The Mat
- January 20, 2017

Baba Ramdev defeated Beijing Olympic silver medalist Andrey Stadnik 12-0 in a friendly match and said that wrestling will excel in upcoming years. Stadink is well remembered by Indian wrestling enthusiasts as he had defeated Indian star wrestler Sushil Kumar in the Beijing Olympics. (more...)
Former Alabama great Julio Jones good to go against Green Bay Sunday
- January 20, 2017

And he'll be looking across at a group of cornerbacks (Damarious Randall , LaDariuis Gunter, Micah Hyde and perhaps Quinten Rollins) who have been under siege since Sam Shields' season ended in Week 1 because of a concussion. If any of those field-goal drives turned into touchdowns, the game would have been out of reach long before the Chiefs' failed two-point conversion. Green Bay's banged-up, undermanned secondary was torched in the second half by the Cowboys' Dak Prescott. (more...)
No impact from Jordan Ayew as Ghana claim victory against Uganda
- January 20, 2017

Uganda have also finished runners-up in the continental championship but the trip to the final in 1978 was also the last time they qualified until making the Gabon event. Uganda will face Mali on Saturday in their second fixture before winding up their group campaign against record seven-time winners Egypt on January 25. (more...)
AFC Championship Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers at New England Patriots AFC Championship Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers at New England Patriots
- January 20, 2017

The final bet for this game is the Pittsburgh Steelers +5 over the New England Patriots. You have Super Bowl winners (Rodgers, Roethlisberger, Brady), past MVPs (Brady and Rodgers) and the potential 2016 NFL MVP (Ryan). Patriots fans who felt overconfident heading into this past weekend are a lot more concerned about the game ahead. Eight quarterbacks have passed for 4,000 yards in the National Football League playoffs. (more...)