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Bulls steal late win against C's, 104-103 Bulls steal late win against C's, 104-103
- February 18, 2017

I thought we won. The Boston Celtics are now 36-19 and are ranked 2nd in the Eastern Conference. Specifically, the three-time All-Star was tasked with shutting down fourth-quarter sensation Isaiah Thomas on one end, while acting as the go-to scorer down the stretch on the offensive end. (more...)
Jose Mourinho's Surprise Reaction to Saint-Etienne Win Jose Mourinho's Surprise Reaction to Saint-Etienne Win
- February 18, 2017

We were winning but probably didn't deserve it. It could have been 1-1 at half-time. After the game he sounded a warning to his players that there would be teams of Champions League class waiting in the next round if, as expected, United's 3-0 first leg win proves to be enough. (more...)
FA Cup: Lincoln City aim to 'achieve the impossible' against Burnley FA Cup: Lincoln City aim to 'achieve the impossible' against Burnley
- February 18, 2017

They've got some good players and we'll look at their team this week. "There's a nice humble feel about the group here", said Dyche. They play 4-2-4, get the ball forward quickly, they have various ways to try and affect the game and a big centre forward (Matt Rhead) who knows the game from years of being in it. (more...)
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby reaches 1000 points
- February 18, 2017

There's no doubt Crosby would have reached the milestone even sooner had it not been for the injuries he's endured throughout his 13-year career, most notably concussions that sidelined him 113 games from 2010-11 to 2012-13. Crosby isn't the first Penguin to get the Primantis treatment. Of the 369 goals he's scored, only 14 were unassisted. Crosby stripped Jets forward Blake Wheeler of the puck and fed Kunitz between the face-off circles for a one-timer past goaltender Connor Hellebuyck. (more...)
Mark Gottfried fired as NC State basketball coach
- February 17, 2017

Gottfried, 53, is 122-82 in six seasons at the school, and has a below-.500 mark (47-55) in ACC play. But this season, State is 14-13 and 3-11 in conference play even with potential National Basketball Association draft lottery pick Dennis Smith Jr. (more...)
Court Moves 'Bridgegate' Case Forward, Setting A Date For Christie Court Moves 'Bridgegate' Case Forward, Setting A Date For Christie
- February 17, 2017

Christie's office called McGeady's ruling "a complete non-event". Given Christie's undeniable history of opposing drug and cannabis law reform - even for medical use - the cannabis community quickly went into a bit of a panic at this possibility. (more...)
LeBron James Dishes Out Stunning Between-The-Legs Assist Vs. Timberwolves LeBron James Dishes Out Stunning Between-The-Legs Assist Vs. Timberwolves
- February 16, 2017

The regular season ends two weeks after his expected return, and even if Love does return on time, he may possibly not be able to play his usual amount of minutes until the postseason. Ian Thomsen: They're going to miss him - but in his absence they'll have no choice but to develop other options on the perimeter, which will force them to address the playmaking issue that LeBron raised weeks ago. (more...)
Hernangomez leads the Nuggets victory 132-110 against the Warriors Hernangomez leads the Nuggets victory 132-110 against the Warriors
- February 16, 2017

Golden State's surprising loss to a young Denver Nuggets team was the Warriors' ninth defeat of the season; if we can all recall, Stephen Curry and company lost only nine games last season on their way to an NBA-record 73 wins. That doesn't bode well considering that Golden State leads the league in scoring, assists and field-goal percentage. When he's in traffic, Jokic moves and leaps with his arms fully outstretched, which just makes everything he does harder to stop. (more...)
Record number of hate crimes recorded in Norfolk after Brexit vote
- February 16, 2017

However, police chiefs have warned that it was impossible to determine how many of these recorded incidents were linked to last summer's referendum. New figures showed that in some places hate crime spiked by more than 50 percent in the three months following the vote to leave the EU. (more...)
Oakley, Dolan move toward truce in meeting with Silver Oakley, Dolan move toward truce in meeting with Silver
- February 16, 2017

Last week, Dolan announced Oakley was banned from MSG. though it looks like the ban might already be lifted. Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton is calling on New York Knicks Owner James Dolan to immediately lift the ban against Charles Oakley , after conversing with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and agreeing that the policy has not been reinforced with other players. (more...)
Bulls beat Raptors for 11th straight time, 105-94
- February 16, 2017

Chicago scored the final six points of the first quarter to take a 24-18 lead. The second quarter started with a Doug McDermott technical foul. CHICAGO KEY TRENDS: The Bulls haven't covered in four of their last five home games, are 5-14 against the spread in their last 19 games playing on one day of rest, and are 4-10 at the betting window in their last 14 home games following a road trip of seven or more days. (more...)
Raiders DE Aldon Smith under investigation in domestic violence incident
- February 16, 2017

A police spokeswoman told the San Francisco Chronicle that Smith has not been arrested and that he and his accuser are cooperating with investigators. SN's Alex Marvez notes the Raiders have a zero-tolerance policy with regard to domestic violence. He has played in only 27 of a possible 64 games since the start of the 2013 season because of suspensions and an earlier stint in rehab in 2013 after a DUI arrest. (more...)
Starc will challenge Kohli throughout the series - Michael Hussey
- February 16, 2017

Indian bowlers showed tremendous perseverance on an unresponsive pitch to crush Bangladesh by 208 runs in the one-off Test and stretch the team's unbeaten streak to 19 matches , in Hyderabad on Monday. Hopefully the guys can build enough pressure and get the ball in the right areas enough and hopefully we get the right rewards. Australia , which sit at the second spot in the ICC Test Rankings following a 3-0 whitewash in their home series against Pakistan, will face a herculean task ... (more...)
Real Madrid vs Napoli, Champions League Real Madrid vs Napoli, Champions League
- February 16, 2017

Nevertheless, Napoli took the lead after Lorenzo Insigne spotted Keylor Navas out of position and beat the Costa Rican goalkeeper with an outrageous curled strike from all of 35 yards. Real Madrid look comfortable at the top of the table and with a couple of games in hand they'll be confident of securing the La Liga title. Nacho Fernandez added that coach Zidane is doing a good job in handling the team. (more...)
Pacquiao lists Khan, Horn, Crawford and Brook as potential opponents
- February 15, 2017

As of now Khan is the overwhelming favorite in the fan poll with 47% of vote, and considering that UAE is the target destination for this fight (at least according to Pacquiao), Khan would likely make the most business sense. Horn's representatives, meanwhile, said they are still in talks with Top Rank Inc. boss Bob Arum to bring the fight to Australia, raising confusion with regards to the final venue. (more...)
Guardiola casts doubt over Chelsea and PSG-linked Sergio Aguero's future
- February 15, 2017

He forced Artur Boruc into a low save as the first half wore on, but did not truly threaten the Bournemouth goal until he slid home Sterling's cross with the help of Tyrone Mings. However, the manager is satisfied that Aguero is doing his best to fit in with his style. I was clear every time we spoke with Sergio from the beginning. (more...)
Chief of Army Staff witnesses Aero India 2017, appreciates Synergy Chief of Army Staff witnesses Aero India 2017, appreciates Synergy
- February 15, 2017

It will be held at the Yelahanka Airforce station in Bengaluru from February 14-18. Defence Ministry will start the conclave with the welcome address along with address by P Ashok Gajapathi Raju, the Minister for Civil Aviation and Manohar Parrikar, Minister of Defence. (more...)
Di Maria, Draxler give PSG lead over Barcelona in Champions League Di Maria, Draxler give PSG lead over Barcelona in Champions League
- February 15, 2017

The home support were in good voice around the Parc des Princes . However, it didn't take too long for Unai Emery's rampant side to get ahead. Domestically, Barcelona are just one point behind Real Madrid, but their eternal rivals have played two fewer league games, and when they meet in April, it will be at the Bernabeu. (more...)
UFC's latest champion unfairly being blamed for title fight controversy
- February 15, 2017

Other planned fights include the middleweight debut of former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks vs. Hector Lombard and former UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza vs. That didn't happen. You know me, it's been a long time since we've since we've had a bad show. "That was stupid, I should've gone after it". It was in the heat of the moment. (more...)
Travis Wood Agrees To Deal With Royals Travis Wood Agrees To Deal With Royals
- February 15, 2017

FanRag's Jon Heyman was first on the terms. Wood, who just turned 30 this month, has spent the last five seasons with the Cubs after spending his first two Major League Baseball seasons with the Cincinnati Reds. Wood appeared in 259 games for the Cubs over seven seasons, including 133 starts. For his career, Maness owns a 17-10 record and 3.19 ERA with seven saves. (more...)
Guardiola: Aguero's Future At City Is Quite Uncertain
- February 14, 2017

Aguero even added fuel to the conjecture himself last week as - while stressing his wish to stay - he said "the club will decide if I have a place here or not" in the summer. He did a good performance and sometimes not. But without him at Crystal Palace in the FA Cup I saw three guys up front with a high intensity and thought, "Wow, I like what they do". (more...)
Pats' QB Brady says Super Bowl comeback not his best game
- February 14, 2017

That simply doesn't happen unless you're a good team, even if the Falcons are still not yet a truly complete one. Less than two years later, Brady was a Super Bowl victor, at the time the youngest-ever quarter-back to wear those garish diamond-studded championship rings (it is American sport after all). (more...)
LSU QB Brandon Harris announces plans to transfer
- February 14, 2017

In a message posted on Twitter , Harris said that LSU coach Ed Orgeron has given him a full release and that he plans to graduate from LSU, presumably this spring. Danny Etling was LSU's quarterback for the remainder of the season after taking over in-game against Jacksonville State. Etling started the following week and retained the position for the remainder of the season. (more...)
Jerry Remy Being Treated For Relapse Of Lung Cancer
- February 14, 2017

The 64-year-old MA native confirmed the relapse Monday morning. Remy was first diagnosed with cancer in 2008 and underwent surgery. Red Sox color commentator and former Red Sox player Jerry Remy has has a relapse in his bout with cancer. (more...)
Giants to release fan favorite WR Victor Cruz
- February 14, 2017

He was facing a $9.4 million cap number, and given his injuries and 2016 production, that simply was not happening. NY ranked no higher than No. 19 in the National Football League in rushing yards per game during Jennings' three seasons with the team. (more...)