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Inadvertent elbow leaves Blake Griffin shaking on court with concussion
- January 07, 2018

The Warriors came into this game against the Los Angeles Clippers knowing they might be without Kevin Durant , but quite frankly they were not going to need them. After several minutes, he was escorted back to the locker room and later diagnosed with a concussion. Griffin had five points and two rebounds before he left after playing 10 minutes. (more...)
Jon Gruden's contract heavily backloaded to take advantage of Nevada tax law Jon Gruden's contract heavily backloaded to take advantage of Nevada tax law
- January 07, 2018

Gruden, perhaps emboldened with the knowledge that this was his last game with McDonough, made a decision to call out his partner when the Titans were in victory formation. We saw this same strategy being employed when the Raiders inked Derek Carr to his then-record contract (before Matthew Stafford signed his). That contract is the most expensive and tied for the longest in National Football League coaching history. (more...)
Hutch's Grimsley to play in FCS title game Saturday Hutch's Grimsley to play in FCS title game Saturday
- January 07, 2018

Asked what he could take from that game, Bison coach Chris Klieman said, "Nothing, really". That difference could likely be Bison quarterback Easton Stick who's a risky runner. But Schor's receivers then dropped three straight catchable balls, and the Dukes settled for a field goal. NDSU took over at the JMU 41-yard line, and after advancing to the JMU 19-yard line on six plays, junior kicker Cam Pedersen knocked a 32-yard field goal in between the posts to extend NDSU's lead to 17-3. (more...)
Plane turns around after report of engine fire at JFK Airport Plane turns around after report of engine fire at JFK Airport
- January 06, 2018

Passengers had to wait for stairs to be set up to exit the plane. In 2016, about 137,000 passengers boarded at Stewart. Although at 11,800 feet, the runway was long enough to accommodate the A380, the airport's gates were not high enough to reach the plane's doors, CNBC reports . (more...)
Cavaliers reportedly tried trading Kyrie Irving before he asked to be moved Cavaliers reportedly tried trading Kyrie Irving before he asked to be moved
- January 06, 2018

LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Kyrie Irving #11 of the Boston Celtics look on during the second half at TD Garden on January 3, 2018 in Boston. "The [Thomas] injury affected them a lot". James, who did not play in the fourth quarter, turned in 19 points on 8-15 shooting, seven rebounds, six assists, one block, and one steal in 32 minutes. (more...)
It's Royal Baby Season-Another English Royal Is Pregnant!
- January 06, 2018

A Buckingham Palace spokesperson said that the Queen and the Royal family were were "very pleased" to hear the news. There has been no reaction from members of The Royal Family of this news. Speaking about the tragedy past year, Mr Tindall described has described his daughter Mia as a "saving grace" at the very hard time. He said: 'One thing you do learn is how many other people have had to go through the same. (more...)
Katie Nolan comments that Trump is a 'stupid person' were 'inappropriate' Katie Nolan comments that Trump is a 'stupid person' were 'inappropriate'
- January 06, 2018

We can't be exactly sure what the first thing she called Trump was, as it was bleeped out by Vice. "That's because he's a f-- stupid person", said Nolan. She also took a random shot at Internet celebrity and "Everyday Struggle" co-host DJ Akademiks as well, who has had a past issue with Desus & Mero. (more...)
Raiders to introduce Jon Gruden as head coach on Tuesday Raiders to introduce Jon Gruden as head coach on Tuesday
- January 06, 2018

The defense struggled mightily before a late-season switch from fired coordinator Ken Norton Jr.to play-caller John Pagano. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , the Raiders are giving Gruden a 10-year contract which is expected to be worth roughly $100 million for Gruden to return to the sidelines. (more...)
Everton complete signing of Cenk Tosun from Besiktas Everton complete signing of Cenk Tosun from Besiktas
- January 06, 2018

The fact Tosun has been content to turn his back on playing in the knockout phase of Europe's premier club competition underlines the financial and sporting lure of the Premier League. " I can't say that yet because we don't know if he can go into the side and produce straight away ", Allardyce said. " The Premier League is a strong league, I know that, so my own physical strength will help me ". (more...)
Pogba Skippers United As Lukaku Returns To Squad Pogba Skippers United As Lukaku Returns To Squad
- January 06, 2018

Lingard, who scored a pair of fine goals in a 2-2 Premier League draw with Burnley followed by another in a 2-0 win at Everton, produced another exquisite finish as he unleashed a first-time shot from 18 metres in the 83rd minute. The England forward was unlucky to see another effort crash against the woodwork in the second half, while Paul Pogba was also profligate. They're two clear of Cardiff City and Britsol City for third place and seven clear of seventh-place Sheffield United. (more...)
Arsenal manager Wenger banned for three matches after admitting misconduct charge Arsenal manager Wenger banned for three matches after admitting misconduct charge
- January 06, 2018

A disbelieving Conte beat the turf in frustration, admitting the wasted chances cost third-placed Chelsea as they try to catch runaway leaders Manchester City. "From what I've heard and seen in tunnels and dressing rooms down the years, I'm surprised and shocked to be charged", Wenger, who did not request a personal hearing to the first charge, said in a press conference this morning, per The Telegraph . (more...)
Dana White Goes Off On Showtime Sports In Unhinged Rant Dana White Goes Off On Showtime Sports In Unhinged Rant
- January 06, 2018

Conor McGregor and UFC President Dana White believe Showtime Sports executive Stephen Espinoza is selling wolf tickets about the pay-per-view numbers for "The Money Fight". As long as Conor is willing to (book a) fight by March, we could do Khabib versus Tony. That's his choice and his decision. Now, there is an interim title holder in the division who comes in the shape of Tony Ferguson chomping impatiently at the bit for the unification bout which makes sense. (more...)
Moyes happy with Hammers point Moyes happy with Hammers point
- January 05, 2018

But South Korea star Son responded to that goal of the season contender with a memorable finish of his own as he beat West Ham goalkeeper Adrian from 25 yards. One day we might have the players Tottenham have. "This year we already have four points and we have to continue in this way". The full extent of the Arnautovic's injury is not yet known but it's unlikely that he will play any part in West Ham's trip to Shrewsbury Town in the FA Cup third round on Sunday. (more...)
Liverpool Star Mohamed Salah crowned 2017 CAF player of the year Liverpool Star Mohamed Salah crowned 2017 CAF player of the year
- January 05, 2018

Club team-mate and Senegal worldwide Sadio Mane came second, with Gabon's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang third, the Confederation of African Football announced at its gala dinner on Thursday night. The 25-year old, who plays for English side Liverpool picked the topmost prize at the Aiteo CAF Awards Gala 2017, held on Thursday, 4 January 2018, at the International Conference Centre in Accra, Ghana. (more...)
Steelers LB Regained Feeling In Legs Steelers LB Regained Feeling In Legs
- January 05, 2018

Shazier suffered a serious spinal injury against the Cincinnati Bengals in the National Football League on December 4, and has been recuperating from a spinal stabilisation surgery two days later. "Do you think he'll play again?" Shazier replied, " Yes, yes I do ". Shazier, 25, was a first-round pick out of Ohio State in 2014 and was named to the Pro Bowl in 2015 and 2016. (more...)
Joe Thornton has chunk ripped out magnificent beard in brawl Joe Thornton has chunk ripped out magnificent beard in brawl
- January 05, 2018

After the two players fell to the ice and were broken up by the linesmen, Kadri could be seen dropping a huge chunk of Thornton's beard on the ice. As Thornton was in the penalty box following the fight, the beard trimming eventually ended up on the Sharks' bench. (more...)
Alabama-Georgia title game security to be extra tight with Trump's attendance Alabama-Georgia title game security to be extra tight with Trump's attendance
- January 05, 2018

In the first semifinal game earlier in the day, UGA mounted a come-from-behind 54-48 overtime win over No. 2 Oklahoma. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Greg Bluestein , President Donald Trump plans to be in the house for the all-SEC College Football Championship game between Georgia and Alabama. (more...)
Chelsea close to completing £15m signing! Chelsea close to completing £15m signing!
- January 05, 2018

But negotiations between the clubs resumed once the transfer window re-opened on 1 January. According to report, Antonio Conte is willing to shell out £15 million to cut a deal this month, and the deal could be complete as soon as Friday with suggestions that Barkley was in London. (more...)
Irish footballer pockets €1 million in lottery win Irish footballer pockets €1 million in lottery win
- January 03, 2018

Preston defender Kevin O'Connor has struck it rich after winning €1million (£887,000) in the Irish lottery. Peadar posted the ticket to Kevin with the Christmas message saying "I wish you the best of luck", and was one of the first in contact with his godchild to congratulate him. (more...)
Emotional Andy Murray remains in doubt for Australian Open Emotional Andy Murray remains in doubt for Australian Open
- January 03, 2018

Murray, who is in Queensland for the season-opening Brisbane International , has not played on the ATP tour since losing a tough five-setter to American Sam Querrey in the quarter-finals at Wimbledon. "Obviously continuing rehab is one option and giving my hip more time to recover", Murray wrote in an Instagram post. Murray is due to compete in Melbourne in less than a fortnight's time, with the Slam kicking off on January 15. (more...)
Southampton vs. Crystal Palace: Opposition threat Southampton vs. Crystal Palace: Opposition threat
- January 03, 2018

To produce such a fightback would be impressive in any circumstance, but to do so in a full-blown south coast storm, just two days after their last game, is testament to how far this Palace outfit has come since Hodgson's arrival. Southampton , with an extra days' rest, dominated possession in the opening period and nearly took the lead straight from kick-off but Shane Long blasted over. (more...)
Cardinals QB Carson Palmer on retirement: 'I just know' Cardinals QB Carson Palmer on retirement: 'I just know'
- January 03, 2018

The 2003 No. 1 overall pick out of the University of Southern California played eight seasons with the Bengals followed by a short, two-year stint in Oakland. Palmer, 38, is leaving the game after 14 seasons, including the last five in Arizona. They finished 8-8. They've got to address the quarterback situation. (more...)
Ashley Young gets three-game elbow ban Ashley Young gets three-game elbow ban
- January 02, 2018

Another player nearly certain to miss a few games is Ashely Young following his altercation with Dusan Tadic. Tadic has given his version of events. I was surprised, and then next corner I asked him, "Why did you do that?", and he said, "I didn't do anything". "I watched on the touchline and it looked for me for very clear but 50 metres distance so I give the referee the benefit of the doubt", he said. (more...)
Bears fire head coach John Fox after finishing season 5-11 Bears fire head coach John Fox after finishing season 5-11
- January 02, 2018

Following the announcement, Fox released a statement thanking the organization for the opportunity while lamenting on his shortcomings. Fox finishes with the second least successful coaching stint in Chicago Bears history, only outperforming Abe Gibron, whose teams went 11-30-1 (.274) from 1972 to 1974. (more...)
Gamecocks rally in second half to win Outback Bowl Gamecocks rally in second half to win Outback Bowl
- January 02, 2018

After a stalled drive by the Wolverines, South Carolina took its first lead of the game - and extended its run of unanswered points to 20 - with a 53-yard touchdown pass to Shi Smith . MI head coach Jim Harbaugh ended any speculation about his leaving this offseason in his postgame press conference Monday. Quarterback Brandon Peters struggled, completing just 20/44 passes for 186 yards with two interceptions. (more...)