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Erie Native Named Goaltender for 2018 US Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Team Erie Native Named Goaltender for 2018 US Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Team
- January 02, 2018

USA Hockey announced its roster Monday at the Winter Classic in NY. "I'm extremely excited about the prospect of going over there and winning gold". Denver's Troy Terry, Boston University's Jordan Greenway, St. Ryan Zapolski, who plays for Jokerit in the Kontinental Hockey League, is the only goaltender on the roster so far, with two more to be added later in January. (more...)
Vitolo 'very grateful and proud' of Atletico Madrid move Vitolo 'very grateful and proud' of Atletico Madrid move
- January 02, 2018

The striker left the Spanish capital club in 2014 for Stamford Bridge, winning two Premier League titles before heading back. "They made my life easier". Atletico also unveiled the signing of Vitolo from Sevilla in a deal that saw the Spain winger trigger his €37.5 million release clause. After missing the first half of the season, Costa has work to do to force his way into Spain's plans for the World Cup, but said the best way to convince coach Julen Lopetegui of his qualities was to ... (more...)
Jack Del Rio announces that he's been fired by Raiders Jack Del Rio announces that he's been fired by Raiders
- January 02, 2018

Farewell: Jack Del Rio announced after the Oakland Raiders' loss to the Los Angeles Chargers that he'd been fired by owner Mark Davis. The firing comes after Del Rio signed a four-year contract extension last offseason. Gruden was 95-81 in six seasons in Tampa Bay. Yeah, sometimes owners. Guys want to bounce ideas off me. Del Rio's ouster will only further fuel those Gruden-to-Oakland rumors. (more...)
Cavs' Isaiah Thomas Will Make Debut Against Portland Cavs' Isaiah Thomas Will Make Debut Against Portland
- January 02, 2018

The Cavaliers , who have won 13 games in a row, won't have to wait much longer for Thomas' debut. It will not only be his awaited return at the TD Garden, it may also be his first game this season (he has sat out all of the Cleveland Cavaliers' 36 games this year due to a hip injury). (more...)
Matt Patricia a leading candidate for Giants head coaching job?
- January 02, 2018

A 36-year-old former Boston College linebacker, Flores has spent his entire professional career in New England, spending four seasons in the Patriots' scouting department before moving to the coaching side in 2008. The Oakland Raiders fired Jack del Rio. McDaniels also had some success as the head coach of the Denver Broncos , despite having Tim Tebow and Kyle Orton as quarterbacks. (more...)
Cyborg Ready For Boxing Match if No UFC Opponent is Ready Cyborg Ready For Boxing Match if No UFC Opponent is Ready
- January 02, 2018

After the fight, "Cyborg" was quick to call for a clash with Invicta featherweight champion Megan Anderson. The other claimed that Holm had always thrived against aggressive fighters like "Cyborg" and that she possessed all the attributes required to effectively play the matador. (more...)
Packers fire Defensive Coordinator Dom Capers Packers fire Defensive Coordinator Dom Capers
- January 02, 2018

Of course, he's been Green Bay's DC since 2009. That includes the squad that went on to win Super Bowl XLV against the Pittsburgh Steelers. In 2015, the Packers ranked sixth against the pass, seventh in opposing quarterback rating, ninth in interceptions and tied for 12th in points allowed, but they significantly slipped in the last two years despite several high draft picks being used on defensive players. (more...)
Real Madrid 'abandon' chase of Chelsea star Real Madrid 'abandon' chase of Chelsea star
- January 01, 2018

The 26-year-old has been quite openly courted by the World and European champions for some time, although a big-money move for a left-sided forward was always unlikely with Cristiano Ronaldo occupying that role. "This is a private conversation - between the club and the player, and the agent of the player", said Conte. However, despite the speculation, Hazard is happy with his current deal at Chelsea , where his family is taken care of and he can shuttle between Belgium to meet his ... (more...)
Crystal Palace halts Manchester City winning streak Crystal Palace halts Manchester City winning streak
- January 01, 2018

Crystal Palace have made four changes for the tie, with Wayne Hennessey returning to the starting XI in place of Julian Speroni. Sterling and Yaya Toure were introduced as second-half substitutes, but amid the hosts' conviction and organisation, only with a half-volley from Sane that struck Hennessey in the face did they come close to scoring. (more...)
Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy buzzing after dream debut at Man Utd Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy buzzing after dream debut at Man Utd
- January 01, 2018

And the former United player has blasted current midfielder Paul Pogba for his poor performances in recent weeks. "It was [insipid] yeah", he said on BT Sport . "We decide to change some players to give the opportunities to others and now Alex has to show his capacity, his quality on the pitch". "He was all over the pitch, he was tackling, he was fighting, he was sprinting to people, he was scoring goals from 25 yards out". (more...)
Australia and New Zealand see in 2018 with spectacular fireworks displays Australia and New Zealand see in 2018 with spectacular fireworks displays
- January 01, 2018

Celebrations will continue to sweep across the globe with Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and finally the Americas stepping into 2018. Meanwhile, Australians are welcoming 2018 with a rainbow-themed fireworks in Sydney. Six people on a "wine and dine" sightseeing flight ahead of the city's New Year's Eve celebrations at the harbour were killed including the pilot of the seaplane. (more...)
JK: 2 jawans injured as terrorists storm CRPF training center JK: 2 jawans injured as terrorists storm CRPF training center
- January 01, 2018

The gunbattle between the terrorists and security forces left two jawans injured. They probably could not get a place and time earlier. Police sources told Kashmir Reader that a fidayeen group stormed into CRPF GTC Lethpora after lobbing grenades and resorted to heavy firing on government forces personnel. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles vs Dallas Cowboys: 10 Story lines to watch Philadelphia Eagles vs Dallas Cowboys: 10 Story lines to watch
- January 01, 2018

It put them up 6-0 after the missed extra point. The Philadelphia Eagles may have a home field advantage throughout the playoffs, but if Monday's game against the Oakland Raiders told us anything, it's that they're going to need to play better if they're going to live up to being the number one seed. (more...)
Texans Coach Bill O'Brien, GM Rick Smith Reportedly Have 'Toxic' Relationship Texans Coach Bill O'Brien, GM Rick Smith Reportedly Have 'Toxic' Relationship
- January 01, 2018

Obviously, this is about much more than football. Smith, who is close with McNair, has been Houston GM since 2006, a span in which the Texans have made the playoffs four times, though have not taken the next step. O'Brien has been firmly on the hot seat in Houston and has rarely seen eye to eye with GM Rick Smith. "I don't have any comment on that", O'Brien said on Sunday. (more...)
Patriots lock up first seed in AFC Patriots lock up first seed in AFC
- January 01, 2018

Belichick, though? This is beach weather for him. That's been the case for most of the last 20 years and it is the case again this season after the Patriots' 26-6 win over the Jets on Sunday. It was only the third time in his career that he was blanked for a game that he played in. The New York Jets should be no different. The Pats offense sputtered throughout, leaning heavily on Dion Lewis to create yards. (more...)
Minnesota Vikings vs Chicago Bears Minnesota Vikings vs Chicago Bears
- January 01, 2018

The Bears have struggled on offense and defense in their season finale against the Vikings , but special teams coordinator Jeff Rodgers is going out with a bang. Vikings record book look: The Vikings finished 12-2 four times with a 14-game schedule (1969, 1970, 1973 and 1975), but the only other time they've topped 12 victories was their 15-1 record in 1998. (more...)
Everton interested in signing Cenk Tosun from Besiktas Everton interested in signing Cenk Tosun from Besiktas
- December 31, 2017

The France worldwide is nearly certain to leave Sevilla when the transfer window reopens and the 29-year-old has been linked with a string of Premier League clubs. "We are struggling to score goals". He added: "Players who are already in, like Sandro, have not picked up the pace of the Premier League and haven't been able to show what they showed in Spain. (more...)
Packers Sign Center Corey Linsley to Contract Extension Packers Sign Center Corey Linsley to Contract Extension
- December 31, 2017

He is the fourth highest-paid wide receiver behind Antonio Brown, DeAndre Hopkins and A.J. Green, according to Spotrac . This season, Adams has 74 receptions for 885 yards and 10 touchdowns and has five games with at least two touchdowns since 2016, tying him with teammate Jordy Nelson and Pittsburgh's Brown for the most. (more...)
Crystal Palace vs Manchester City Crystal Palace vs Manchester City
- December 31, 2017

Manchester City are no different to the dominant sides of Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea in years gone by, according to Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson . "That's what I have to be concerned about". He said: "We can not compare because we were there three years in Munich". "Wonderful Arsenal teams, wonderful Manchester United teams, very strong Chelsea teams that have dominated the league, and we're seeing a very strong Manchester City ". (more...)
Met Éireann issue snow and ice warning for Louth Met Éireann issue snow and ice warning for Louth
- December 31, 2017

The Met Office has issued an Amber warning of snow for tomorrow (Friday 29th December). Some delays to air travel are also expected. It was thought snow would begin falling at 6am on Friday, but this has been brought forward to 4am and could continue until late morning. (more...)
Keytaon Thompson has 3 TDs as #23 Mississippi State wins TaxSlayer Bowl Keytaon Thompson has 3 TDs as #23 Mississippi State wins TaxSlayer Bowl
- December 31, 2017

The Bulldogs (8-4), led by interim coach Greg Knox, takes on Louisville (8-4) and stud quarterback Lamar Jackson. Before halftime, he also broke his own school record from 2016 with 5,139 yards total offense this season, according to ESPN Stats & Info. (more...)
Conte refuses to deny speculation surrounding Hazard amid Real links Conte refuses to deny speculation surrounding Hazard amid Real links
- December 30, 2017

Chelsea are aware that talks over a new contract are complicated by the fact that Courtois' ex-girlfriend is now living in Madrid with their two children, and that the former Atletico goalkeeper has long harboured a desire to return to a city that he considers to be home. (more...)
HQ Trivia coming to Android Jan. 1 HQ Trivia coming to Android Jan. 1
- December 29, 2017

But an app called HQ Trivia is seemingly trying to revive that and after having a really popular year in iOS, it's finally arriving for Android devices, January 1 to be exact. The bad news: headquarters has already been pretty much unusable due to unexpectedly high demand for weeks as the number of users shot from the tens of thousands to the hundreds of thousands. (more...)
NFL cancels the final Sunday Night Football game of 2017 NFL cancels the final Sunday Night Football game of 2017
- December 29, 2017

The Carolina-Atlanta game has the most intrigue. All of the games will air on CBS or FOX. The NFL canceled " Sunday Night Football " this week, fearing that an 8 p.m. However, it is impossible to ignore that the league might want to avoid Sunday night this week for a different reason, as it also happens to fall on December 31 and in line with a lot of folks around the country leaving home to celebrate the new year. (more...)
Browns' Hue Jackson says he'll keep promise to jump in Lake Erie Browns' Hue Jackson says he'll keep promise to jump in Lake Erie
- December 29, 2017

The Cleveland Browns coach said he would keep the promise he made a year ago and jump into Lake Erie if his team went 1-15 again, ESPN reported. If the Browns lose Sunday, Jackson is technically off the hook; after all, they would not have a 1-15 mark, although 0-16 is less palatable. (more...)