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Manchester City plan £150million summer move for Chelsea star Eden Hazard Manchester City plan £150million summer move for Chelsea star Eden Hazard
- January 29, 2018

Following months of Chelsea's financial muscle being bemoaned by the club's own manager, Antonio Conte , moneybags Manchester City have reportedly stepped in to test the water with a £150m bid for Eden Hazard . But, according to the Sunday Mirror , Pep Guardiola is aiming to land him ahead of the Spanish giants in the next transfer window. Could it actually happen though? Sound off in the comments. (more...)
Who will win at the Grammys? A critic offers predictions Who will win at the Grammys? A critic offers predictions
- January 29, 2018

They'll have Bruno Mars joining the competition in the following categories: Record of the Year , Album of the Year , and Song of the Year [Jay-Z competing]. You wouldn't look at Adele and automatically assume she's a troublemaker - aside, perhaps, from her propensity to drop the occasional f-bomb on network television during awards acceptance speeches. (more...)
'Grigg's On Fire' again in Wigan Cup shock 'Grigg's On Fire' again in Wigan Cup shock
- January 29, 2018

The two of them had a touchline disagreement that prompted the 24-year-old Frenchman to spit before he began nearly immediately walking off as referee Chris Kavanagh rightly brandished a red card. You can't do that anywhere. West Ham found themselves behind inside the first ten minutes of the match when Will Grigg found the back of the net with a header. (more...)
Jordan Poyer 'salty' about missing Pro Bowl; Bills fans respond Jordan Poyer 'salty' about missing Pro Bowl; Bills fans respond
- January 29, 2018

This marks the second season the game will be played in Orlando. The 2018 Pro Bowl will be played at Camping World Stadium this Sunday in Orlando Florida. Schobert is also the first Browns defensive player to make the Pro Bowl since safety Tashaun Gipson, cornerback Joe Haden and safety Donte Whitner were selected in 2015. (more...)
Australian Open: Evergreen Federer to much for South Korean, Chung Australian Open: Evergreen Federer to much for South Korean, Chung
- January 28, 2018

Federer , who entered the tournament as the odds-on favourite, is primed to capture a record Grand Slam title No. 20. I'm feeling that I am, for most of the shots, hitting them really, really good. Federer, though, was convinced that the 21-year-old South Korean was here to stay. But as Chung's agent Stuart Duguid explained after the match, there are two sorts of blisters: the ones we civilians are familiar with, and the ones tennis players suffer from. (more...)
Cilic ends Edmund's hopes by reaching final Cilic ends Edmund's hopes by reaching final
- January 28, 2018

With Edmund faltering in his first Grand Slam semi-final, Cilic broke for a second time with a thumping forehand victor to move one set ahead after 36 minutes. Serving at 7-8, Kerber saved a third match point before Halep finally converted on the fourth when the German sent a ball long. On Jan 15 - the day when Edmund played an intimidating first-round match against Kevin Anderson - he had never beaten a top-15 player, or won more than a single main-draw match in Melbourne. (more...)
Conte upset Chelsea players with pre-match plans Conte upset Chelsea players with pre-match plans
- January 28, 2018

After winning the league in his first season, when Chelsea were not in Europe following the prior year's 10th-placed finish, Conte belatedly signed an improved contract, but not an extension. "I do my job and try to do it the best I can". Everton's Ross Barkley was secured for £15 million but after only played his first game since May on Wednesday he can not be relied upon to turn Chelsea's fortunes while still trying to regain sharpness. (more...)
Guilty verdict in the death of former Chiefs running back Guilty verdict in the death of former Chiefs running back
- January 28, 2018

He initially was charged with second-degree murder, which carries a life sentence. McKnight, driving his stepfather's Audi Q7, cut off Gasser, who gave chase, Normand said. "He chose to nearly run Ronnie off an embankment", Goetz said. Jurors began deliberating about 12:30 p.m. The shooting occurred on December 1, 2016, in Terrytown, Louisiana. (more...)
Tiger Woods focused on building toward Masters in April Tiger Woods focused on building toward Masters in April
- January 28, 2018

It has been a while since Woods featured that high in the rankings, but the former world number one is sure to be the focus of attention in his first official US PGA Tour event since back surgery last April that sidelined him almost 10 months. (more...)
Leicester cruise to 5-1 FA Cup win Leicester cruise to 5-1 FA Cup win
- January 28, 2018

New boy Diabate, who was signed from French club, Gazelec Ajaccio this month, grabbed the first, latching onto Adrien Silva's pass before firing home across the face of goal and into the bottom corner before Iheanacho scored his first of the game, curling home around two Peterborough defenders and past Jonathan Bond . (more...)
QB Carson Wentz: 'I'll Be Back Better Than Ever' QB Carson Wentz: 'I'll Be Back Better Than Ever'
- January 28, 2018

It's not easy, not practicing. This game is such a timing thing. And even just when they started to get some momentum on the Danny Amendola throwback pass to Dion Lewis, Lewis fumbled and turned the ball back over to the Jags. The Eagles consciously brought Foles back, in part, because they knew he would assimilate. "It's fun to see Carson have the maturity to truly celebrate Nick's success and understanding how he's helping this team, and also with the frustration knowing that he wants to ... (more...)
Giants QB Eli Manning 'excited' to work with Shurmur Giants QB Eli Manning 'excited' to work with Shurmur
- January 28, 2018

There is plenty of optimism around the Giants organization with Shurmur's hiring, including how he'll utilize quarterback Eli Manning . "One thing about Pat is he was very positive about Eli right from the beginning of the interview", Mara said. (more...)
Vince McMahon declares return of 'reimagined'… Vince McMahon declares return of 'reimagined'…
- January 27, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of football fans have pledged to boycott the NFL because of the league's policy regarding the national anthem . "The new XFL is an exciting opportunity to reimagine America's favorite sport", McMahon said in the release. (more...)
Gronk sits, Brady restricted as Patriots return to observe
- January 27, 2018

According to Ryan Hannable of WEEI.com, Gronkowski was not spotted by the media during the Patriots' Friday walkthrough at Empower Field House. The Patriots went on to win the game 24-20, but Gronkowski is still in concussion protocol and is not yet cleared to practice this week for the Super Bowl next Sunday. (more...)
De Bruyne: Alexis? He doesn't matter to Man City now De Bruyne: Alexis? He doesn't matter to Man City now
- January 26, 2018

Sanchez completed his move to Old Trafford from Arsenal on Monday in a swap deal that saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan heading the other way. New Manchester United signing Alexis Sanchez could make his debut against Yeovil Town in the FA Cup fourth round on Friday, before Tottenham Hotspur will be out to avoid an upset against another fourth-tier side in Newport County a day later. (more...)
Zinedine Zidane admits he's 'under pressure' after another home defeat Zinedine Zidane admits he's 'under pressure' after another home defeat
- January 26, 2018

The reigning La Liga and Champions League holders were dumped out of the Copa del Rey following a 2-1 (2-2 agg) defeat at the Bernabeu, with Leganes marching into their first ever semi-final on away goals. "I'm responsible for this, I'm the boss". 'So I must find solutions. We found ways through but not enough. "I will continue to fight, to work, to battle and to find the things the team needs." stated the 1998 World Cup victor. (more...)
Neymar Causes Confusion After Missing Another Ligue 1 Match Neymar Causes Confusion After Missing Another Ligue 1 Match
- January 26, 2018

A long period of stoppage time was added at the end of the first half following an injury suffered by Mbappe in a clash with Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes , Layvin Kurzawa lashing home a tremendous volley from Alves' right-wing cross during the extra minutes. (more...)
Kenedy joins Newcastle on loan from Chelsea Kenedy joins Newcastle on loan from Chelsea
- January 25, 2018

Upon Kenedy's arrival, he explained his excitement to play under Rafa Benitez saying, "It's a traditional club and Rafa Benitez is a fantastic, incredible coach". The Brazilian has recently recovered from an anterior cruciate ligament rupture and appears to be a good option to genuinely challenge Marcos Alonso for his spot at left-wing-back. (more...)
Wenger ecstatic with ´committed and focused´ Mkhitaryan after Sanchez swap Wenger ecstatic with ´committed and focused´ Mkhitaryan after Sanchez swap
- January 25, 2018

Sanchez missed Arsenal's 4-1 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday to have a medical in Manchester on Sunday. Sanchez uploaded a clip on his Instagram story as he boarded a private jet in the snow, seemingly bound for Manchester. Speaking after Manchester United beat Burnley 1-0 yesterday, Jose Mourinho provided an update. The Armenian global, who joined the Red Devils from Borussia Dortmund in 2016, will leave Old Trafford after a brief spell. (more...)
Figure skating: Two Russians barred from Olympics Figure skating: Two Russians barred from Olympics
- January 25, 2018

Biathlete Anton Shipulin and skier Sergei Ustyugov were also absent from the list, according to the statement, which denounced the decision against what it claimed were clean athletes. The IOC said it would not comment on individual cases, and has not spelled out why any individual athletes were refused. The independent report was released by professor Richard McLaren of Western University in Canada, who was commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency to investigate allegations of ... (more...)
Dropped Aubameyang has future at Dortmund: Club Dropped Aubameyang has future at Dortmund: Club
- January 25, 2018

However, another German outlet, football magazine Kicker , reported that Arsenal had lodged a bid circling the €50m mark, which they also say has not been accepted by Dortmund . Wenger has said the Gabon worldwide would "fit in" at Arsenal . The deal should be going through over the next few days, with Arsenal gunning for new attacking players. (more...)
England women's coach Neville avoids FA charge over tweets England women's coach Neville avoids FA charge over tweets
- January 25, 2018

He holds the UEFA Pro Licence , and has worked at Manchester United and Valencia, but Neville has catching up to do in terms of his awareness and understanding of women's football. 'This squad is on the verge of something special and I believe I can lead them to the next level. Furthermore, Neville's appointment has also been criticised by those who believe that the women's national team job should not go to someone with no managerial experience, no experience within the women's game and ... (more...)
Selection Of Stars! NBA's 2018 All-Star Starters Are Revealed Selection Of Stars! NBA's 2018 All-Star Starters Are Revealed
- January 24, 2018

Team captains must select players voted in as starters before they can select reserves. Kiwi basketball sensation Steven Adams has been snubbed for the NBA's annual All-Star game despite his continued success with Oklahoma City Thunder. Joining Towns from the West will be Russell Westbrook , Jimmy Butler , Draymond Green , LaMarcus Aldridge, Klay Thompson and Damian Lillard . Numerous reserves got leaked early, which ruined TNT's reveal, but at least now, they're all conveniently in one ... (more...)
Pliskova battles back to reach quarter-finals Pliskova battles back to reach quarter-finals
- January 24, 2018

As the clock ticked past 1:00 am in Melbourne it was Pliskova who made the move, going up 3-1 in the decider as Strycova s first serve deserted her, and she secured a date with the world number one. Keys powered past Garcia, striking 32 winners to nine for the Frenchwoman. "It's a completely different match". I don't know how I won, I was running everywhere and every time she had an answer. (more...)
White House Official: No Direct Contact with Palestinian Leadership Since Jerusalem Recognition
- January 24, 2018

In a wide-ranging speech to members of Israel's Knesset Monday, Vice President Pence announced the us will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem before the end of next year. Vice President Pence touches the Western Wall , Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old City, Jan. 23, 2018. Pence stood solemnly with his hand on the wall and left a note in between its ancient stones, as people who pray there traditionally do. (more...)