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Thomas has another big 4th quarter, Celtics beat Raptors Thomas has another big 4th quarter, Celtics beat Raptors
- February 05, 2017

He's had four games with 20 or more in the fourth. He opened February by scoring 19 of his 44 points in the fourth quarter of a win over Atlantic Division rival Toronto that helped earn Brad Stevens a trip to New Orleans to coach Thomas and the Eastern Conference All-Stars. (more...)
Ireland beaten by Scotland in Six Nations opener
- February 05, 2017

With a wealth of attacking talent such as fullback Stuart Hogg and flyhalf Finn Russell, Scotland have proved they can score against some of the best sides in the world in recent years. Just really off our game, I think the Scottish attack really took advantage of that. "We got narrow in defence, we weren't physical, and we knew they'd come at us". (more...)
Angola: Autocratic Jose Eduardo dos Santos Names Successor
- February 05, 2017

Lourenco, a former general, emerged as the probable successor late a year ago at another meeting of the MPLA (People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola). Dos Santos and his closest aides considered the ex-general was being opportunistic - and Lourenco was forced into several years of "political purgatory", according to Peclard. (more...)
OR vs. Arizona - 2/4/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- February 05, 2017

I haven't liked what I've seen from OR lately, losing to a below average Colorado team and barely scraping by Arizona State. "I really wanted to pull off that win; I know we can't lose this game", Brooks said speaking about his performance. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp warns Liverpool to not underestimate Hull City Jurgen Klopp warns Liverpool to not underestimate Hull City
- February 05, 2017

Sometimes you're just treading water a little bit and you need something to kick-start your season again. "If you want to pick out these three games then I think Burnley was pretty special, very early (in the season), it's nearly not allowed to put it in that bunch of games". (more...)
Super Bowl Ads: Sneak Peek Super Bowl Ads: Sneak Peek
- February 05, 2017

Particularly since they're usually released in advance now, it's getting harder for Super Bowl commercials to stand out from the crowd anymore. Google will be advertising Home, its virtual assistant home appliance. The commercial reportedly went viral after its debut in 2010 where more than 3.5 million views on YouTube in less than a month. The only viewers not affected by simultaneous substitution are those still picking up over-the-air signals, who have always been able to watch USA ... (more...)
Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool must prove they're not complacent vs. small teams
- February 05, 2017

It may well turn out that the best thing Oumar Niasse has done in his time as an Everton player has come in a Hull City shirt. "In the moment, I can't begin to think about the [February 11th matchup against] Tottenham , I'm still trying to understand what happened here today.There are a few explanations for a few performances". (more...)
French Soldier Shoots Machete-Wielding Attacker Near The Louvre
- February 05, 2017

The attacker wanted entrance into Carrousel du Louvre shopping mall, which is located underneath where the famous "Mona Lisa" portrait hangs. French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve described the attack as "terrorist in nature", and has opened a terror investigation. (more...)
Oxlade-Chamberlain 'likes' a call for Arsene Wenger's ouster and then backpedals
- February 05, 2017

Talk about a rough way to end a nightmare. Arsene Wenger, your thoughts? Chelsea took another big step towards the Premier League title but, while the Italian boss Conte was happy with the overall performance, Olivier Giroud's late header left a sour taste. (more...)
Sunderland 4 up in 1st half to beat relegation rival Palace Sunderland 4 up in 1st half to beat relegation rival Palace
- February 05, 2017

Jordan Pickford, Paddy McNair, Jan Kirchhoff, Lee Cattermole, Duncan Watmore and Victor Anichebe are all not available for Sunderland , who face a battle to stay in the Premier League this season . Yesterday the Dutchman claimed Palace are a "better team" and are more "solid" as a unit. "We have not had enough opportunities". These two teams had good results in the midweek fixture round, with Crystal Palace recording a fine away win over Bournemouth to break Big Sam's league duck ... (more...)
Diego Costa responds to rumours of Chelsea move on Instagram
- February 04, 2017

Another day, another rumour linking Diego Costa with a summer move to China. However, Spanish source Cadena SER reported on Friday that Costa has reached an agreement to head to the Chinese Super League at the end of the season. "Every week I have a lot of speculation about Diego". "I think now the most important thing is to be focused on this championship and we are in a good position". (more...)
Heyman: Cardinals will have extension with Carlos Martinez
- February 04, 2017

Louis through 2003. The Cardinals have called a Thursday morning press conference to formally announce the signing. I've secured my family's future. The Cardinals have made locking up the ultra-talented Martinez a priority for many months, and while a big early deal is coveted by many young stars, one wonders how much Martinez may also have been affected by the sad plights of countrymen Oscar Taveras, Yordano Ventura and Andy Marte, who were all teammates on the winter ball team Aguilas and ... (more...)
Man Throws Homemade Explosive Into Cheesecake Factory Man Throws Homemade Explosive Into Cheesecake Factory
- February 04, 2017

Detectives are still working to track down a motive for the incident, but Gourdikian said that "on its face, it looks like a stupid prank". The restaurant was full of diners when a man opened the front doors and tossed in what was described as a "homemade pyrotechnic device", according to the Pasadena Star-News. (more...)
Bucks near trade for Hawes, Hibbert
- February 03, 2017

Hibbert and Spencer Hawes will be traded to the Bucks on Thursday, in exchange for Miles Plumlee , C.F. Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. Originally drafted by the Indiana Pacers in the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft, Plumlee has also played for the Phoenix Suns. The Bucks will add some depth in the frontcourt with Hawes and Hibbert, both of whom have been playing between 16 and 18 minutes per game for Charlotte. (more...)
Watch AFCON Semi Final 2017, Game and TV Info Watch AFCON Semi Final 2017, Game and TV Info
- February 03, 2017

Cameroon , a side dismissed by most pundits prior to the tournament, await. That will be the Indomitable Lions' first Cup of Nations final since they lost 1-0 to the Egyptians in 2008. "The team is motivated and what we want is a win against Cameroon , who have been playing as a unit", he said, as quoted by SuperSport. They have put behind them the withdrawals of key players before the competition, including Joel Matip and Eric Choupo-Moting, and are flourishing under their Belgian coach. (more...)
AFCON 2017: Egypt Defeat Burkina Faso In Penalty Shootout To Reach Final AFCON 2017: Egypt Defeat Burkina Faso In Penalty Shootout To Reach Final
- February 03, 2017

Egypt goalkeeper Essam El Hadary foresaw that he would save the penalties that took his side through to the Africa Cup of Nations final. But Egypt's keeper was quick to turn things in their favour after he stopped Herve Koffi's spot kick followed by Bertrand Traoré's to win the match for them and now Egypt will be looking to win their eighth AFCON title. (more...)
Gov. Christie Calls Rollout Of Trump Travel Ban 'Terrible' Gov. Christie Calls Rollout Of Trump Travel Ban 'Terrible'
- February 03, 2017

Christie says that since the Abbott ruling, increased funding has failed to result in increased test scores (opponents say that's an oversimplistic assessment of school funding and school improvement). Just 39 percent approve of Christie's job performance, while 53 percent disapprove. Just 28 percent of voters said they approved of the job the Democratic-controlled state Legislature is doing, compared with 55 percent who disapprove. (more...)
Second ODI abandoned in Napier
- February 03, 2017

The Napier stadium's appalling outfield drainage prevented the second Chappell-Hadlee match between the Black Caps and Australia from going ahead. "The ground was just not even close to being fit for play which was incredibly frustrating for everybody". (more...)
Lady Gaga to star in Tiffany's first Super Bowl commercial Lady Gaga to star in Tiffany's first Super Bowl commercial
- February 03, 2017

But the buzz surrounding the performance lately has been all about whether or not the singer will allow her politics to take center stage at the show. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly previous year, the Golden Globe victor revealed that the National Football League staff heard her latest album, Joanne , before it came out, and they loved it so much that they offered a Super Bowl gig. (more...)
Ronald Gasser indicted with 2nd degree murder of Joe McKnight
- February 03, 2017

Two months after Joe McKnight was shot and killed in Louisiana, his alleged killer has been charged. They said when the 28-year-old McKnight confronted Gasser, who was still seated in his vehicle, Gasser pulled out a gun and shot McKnight three times. (more...)
Pat McAfee Retires From Indianapolis Colts, Will Join Barstool Sports
- February 03, 2017

He said part of his decision to retire was based on looking at a third knee surgery in four years, with more surgeries looming in the future. He had 33.6 percent of his 575 punt attempts land inside the opponent's 20-yard line. McAfee has been booming punts for Indianapolis since 2009 and has been named to two Pro Bowls - including this season, in which he had the best year of his career in terms of yards per punt (49.3). (more...)
Lance Stephenson: CLE to work out Hinrich, Chalmers, Stephenson
- February 02, 2017

The 30-year-old Chalmers seems to be the prime candidate for the Cavs at the moment as he has championship experience and familiarity playing with James in their four seasons together on the Miami Heat. I got a history versus Kirk. And I've got a history with Rio (Chalmers). He loves to play the game. You can understand why James isn't anxious about his past history with Stephenson. (more...)
'Boston Celtics vs. Toronto Raptors - 2/1/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction' 'Boston Celtics vs. Toronto Raptors - 2/1/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction'
- February 02, 2017

Casey had dropped a pre-game surprise, telling the media that Eastern Conference starting all-star guard DeRozan would be held out due to his ankle injury . Lowry had missed two such shots earlier this month (Jan. 7 against the Bulls and January 25 against the Grizzlies), but the third time was a charm. (more...)
Amanda Nunes apologizes to Ronda Rousey
- February 02, 2017

Former UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was once thought of as unbeatable force that many fans and pundits believed would go down as the greatest fighter to ever live. "In the conversation I had with her, if I had to say right here right now, again I don't like saying right here right now because it's up to her", White said . (more...)
Slaven Bilić wishes Dimitri Payet luck on his Marseille move
- February 01, 2017

They pulled him out of a pathetic league in France and played him in the best league in the world. After a hard start to the season, West Ham have won their last two Premier League games and are in 10th place. Marseille posted on their Snapchat story the first glimpse of Payet back in their ... Just a year ago, the Frenchman signed a contract extension with West Ham but he's finally got his wish to return to Marseille after holding his ex-team to ransom. (more...)