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Second New England Patriot refuses to visit Trump White House
- February 09, 2017

He visited after his college team, Alabama, won the NCAA championship. The Patriots number 88 regularly tweets about the historical significance of the education of black people in America and writes children's books which feature characters of color, something which Bennett says only 3 percent of books include. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Will Stay at Manchester United on One Condition Zlatan Ibrahimovic Will Stay at Manchester United on One Condition
- February 09, 2017

He brushed away his critics in his own classic manner in saying: "Everything motivates me, all the targets, all the other critics, all the atmosphere coming to Premier League and bringing more followers to the Premier League ". It was a big gap a few months ago but it is smaller now. They both netted from the spot in United's 4-1 victory over Fenerbahce in the Europa League when Ibrahimovic was an unused substitute. (more...)
Packers release CB Sam Shields
- February 09, 2017

Shields, who played seven seasons in Green Bay, only appeared in one game in 2016. Shields has said he wants to keep playing after two concussions in a short window of games played, but all signs pointed toward the Packers cutting him this offseason. (more...)
UFC 208 Fight Card
- February 09, 2017

Holm is in NY for her fight against The Netherlands' Germaine de Randamie Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. "The most unsuccessful year of my entire fighting career. bout. The Belgian, 48, started well, pushing the pro back into her corner and up against the ropes. Holm lost the belt in her next fight to Meisha Tate and lost again to Valentina Shevchenko in the main event of a Fox card in July. (more...)
Liverpool have sixth-best squad in Premier League - Carragher
- February 08, 2017

As the season approaches its conclusion, attentions will inevitably turn towards the summer transfer window and potential new recruits for Jurgen Klopp's team. He told the Sunday Supplement: "I think the players know how highly he is rated by Fenway". "We talk about a Plan B but Liverpool have just one plan". (more...)
Bama's Sarkisian leaving for Atlanta Falcons Bama's Sarkisian leaving for Atlanta Falcons
- February 08, 2017

Before landing the Falcons job, Quinn was Carroll's defensive coordinator in Seattle while Sarkisian coached under Carroll for many years at USC. The Falcons certainly know how that feels. Devonta Freeman earned Pro Bowl recognition with his second straight 1,000-yard rushing season, teaming with Tevin Coleman to give Atlanta a dynamic backfield pairing. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 for the Nintendo Switch will be Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 for the Nintendo Switch will be "custom built"
- February 08, 2017

The company is also making other internal changes, including combining its separate home console and handheld development teams into one. Earlier this week, "Metal Gear Solid" creator Hideo Kojima said that the new three-in-one console is a "gamer's dream", IGN reported. (more...)
Calhanoglu to waive wages during ban
- February 08, 2017

The midfielder was banned from football last Tuesday after Turkish club Trabzonspor lodged a claim with Fifa in 2013 that Calhanoglu had agreed to sign for them from Karlsruhe in 2011, but he stayed in Germany. But the club is hit hard by the penalty in a sporting and financial way. Bayer Leverkusen has given a big hint that he could be off to Stamford Bridge in the summer transfer window. (more...)
Random fan scores date with Eugenie Bouchard
- February 07, 2017

Working with a nickname of "TW1" (and a serious Tiger Woods infatuation), the young man threw this out after Bouchard crowed about the Falcons as they barreled toward assured victory. She even boasted, "I knew Atlanta would win btw". She made a decision to take to Twitter to tout her own skills in predicting the Super Bowl victor. Bouchard learnt her lesson and we wonder if she actually goes on to fulfill her promise. (more...)
Warriors' Steve Kerr fined $25K for 'verbal abuse' of officials
- February 07, 2017

Since last facing the Kings, the team from the Windy City has gone 3-3 and seen their star players featured heavily in the national spotlight. A complete team effort. "Sacramento has the need for a lead point guard and 2017's draft class has point guards near the top of many mock drafts, including Washington's Markelle Fultz and UCLA's Lonzo Ball". (more...)
IAAF taskforce recommends Russian Federation remain suspended IAAF taskforce recommends Russian Federation remain suspended
- February 07, 2017

The World Championships in London will begin on August 4th 2017. Athletics' world governing body have also put a stop to athletes switching allegiances, freezing all nationality switches. "We have always been at pains to provide an opportunity for athletes who demonstrate they are from a clean system, where we are comfortable that the registered testing pool is a valid one, and that they are under global supervision", said Coe. (more...)
Rutgers holds on to stop Penn State
- February 07, 2017

With that being said, after a long process, I'd like to announce that I'll be continuing my academic and athletic career at Pennsylvania State University! On the other hand, Penn State point guard Tony Carr had a chance to force overtime, but he could not convert his lay-up attempt in the waning seconds. (more...)
Young, Dilfer criticize Kyle Shanahan's late-game play calling
- February 07, 2017

In two seasons with the Falcons, Shanahan has transformed quarterback Matt Ryan into the league MVP and was behind the NFL's top scoring offense in 2016. Taking a sack. got us into a third-and-20, so we threw a quick pass trying to get back into field goal range, which we did. On third-and-23, tackle Jake Matthews was called for holding, negating a nine-yard gain that would have set up a makable 43-yard kick. (more...)
Killer of US Tourist in London Pleads Guilty in UK Court Killer of US Tourist in London Pleads Guilty in UK Court
- February 07, 2017

The defendant, from south west London, was charged with murder and the attempted murders of Martin Hoenisch, Lillie Selletin, David Imber, Bernard Hepplewhite and Yovel Lewronski. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Prosecutor Mark Heywood said: "Without warning or provocation, the man stabbed six people in relatively quick succession, saying nothing to any of them, moving on after each stabbing towards his next victim". (more...)
French president warns "terrorist threat here to stay"
- February 06, 2017

No explosives have been found, according to Paris prefect Michel Cardot. The attacker slightly injured one of the soldiers, in the scalp, officials said. A large area around the museum has been sealed off, the closest metro station to the Louvre has been closed . About 250 people were being held inside the museum, police said. (more...)
Australia progress to Davis Cup quarter-finals with flawless display Australia progress to Davis Cup quarter-finals with flawless display
- February 06, 2017

The Australians were always in control of the Kooyong tie against the hapless Czechs, who played without world number 12 Tomas Berdych and experienced Radek Stepanek, who withdrew from the doubles with injury. "They've got four really good singles players and they can mix and match the doubles pairing pretty well". In Tokyo , Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut clinched France's first-round tie against Japan with a 6-3 6-4 6-4 doubles win over Yuichi Sugita and Yasutaka Uchiyama. (more...)
Lebron James Makes Absurd Pass at the Garden Last Night Lebron James Makes Absurd Pass at the Garden Last Night
- February 06, 2017

How it affects the Sixers: If the Knicks essentially give Anthony away - Austin Rivers isn't exactly moving the needle -they could make a serious move in the race for NBA Draft positioning. I can't talk that much about it. My assumption is that Jackson won't be able to find an optimal trade, as teams seem reluctant to trade for Anthony. (more...)
Atlanta Falcons' Matt Ryan selected as league MVP Atlanta Falcons' Matt Ryan selected as league MVP
- February 06, 2017

There was another award for the Cowboys as Jason Garrett was named coach of the year - he led Dallas to a 13-3 record and their second NFC East title in three years. Blount also scored the most rushing touchdowns in the league this season so if he reches pay dirt multiple times tonight, there's a good chance he could win MVP honors. (more...)
Everton's Ross Barkley Celebrating Before He Scored Is Dividing Opinion
- February 06, 2017

With 26 points, Howe's side are six above the relegation zone and shipping too many goals - 34 in their last 13 games - but should be alright given their efforts from earlier in the season. But what was brilliant about it was he chose to celebrate it before even scoring. He showed today that he is one of the best strikers in the world. (more...)
New Zealand clinch series after defeating Australia by 24 runs
- February 06, 2017

Batting first, the Kiwis posted 281/9, led by Ross Taylor's 107. Ross Taylor, who smashed his 16th ODI century, the joint-most for a New Zealand batsman, is in 16th position in the list of batsmen while Kane Williamson and Martin Guptill are the other New Zealand batsmen in the top 10. (more...)
Eddie Jones: Eddie Jones: "Sometimes you've got to win ugly" | Six Nations
- February 06, 2017

The louder and more rowdy it is, the better it is. Comparisons between the English back row and the France trio inspired by Louis Picamoles were certainly unflattering, with Scott Spedding also outstanding for Les Bleus at full-back and the half-back pairing of Baptiste Serin and Camille Lopez displaying more assurance than their opposite numbers. (more...)
Steven Bowditch arrested for 'extreme' DUI near Phoenix Open, misses cut Steven Bowditch arrested for 'extreme' DUI near Phoenix Open, misses cut
- February 06, 2017

Police were called about a white pickup truck - a courtesy auto provided by the tournament for Bowditch - swerving all over the road at 1am on Saturday morning. Bowditch missed the cut after firing his second straight three-over 74. The truck, a courtesy vehicle provided by the tournament, was located with its engine running after remaining stationary through two green traffic signals. (more...)
Cameroon wins 5th Africa Cup of Nations title
- February 06, 2017

Vincent Aboubakar's incredible late victor secured Cameroon their first Africa Cup of Nations triumph since 2002. A goal fit to win any tournament: Vincent Aboubakar's stunning late effort was a fitting way for Cameroon to win their title and a just end, with a exhausted Egypt possibly hoping for the lottery of penalties to win yet another title. (more...)
Super Bowl: Donald Trump predicts Patriots will beat Falcons by eight points Super Bowl: Donald Trump predicts Patriots will beat Falcons by eight points
- February 06, 2017

The King Street venue is hosting an official "Super Bowl party", complete with $1 wings, burgers and nachos and a field-goal competition at half-time. You see, in 2005, on a business trip to Russia, Kraft met with Putin. "In the toughest time in my life, he was there for me when my beloved wife died five and half years ago", Kraft told Fox News . (more...)
England made to dig deep by France
- February 05, 2017

TRT World's Oliver Regan has more details. "We missed a couple of passes and opportunities to break them". Eddie Jones (England): "It's always a historic game, certainly there is history between France and England ". Eddie Jones has taken full responsibility for a disjointed England display in the victory over France in their Six Nations opener. We need to use them to try to get something in Twickenham. (more...)