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McGregor antagonizes dos Anjos at UFC 197 presser McGregor antagonizes dos Anjos at UFC 197 presser
- January 23, 2016

I want to submit him, actually. Dos Anjos never completely lost his cool, but at several points appeared pained by his opponent's taunts, telling reporters his questions should be directed at McGregor because he would answer anyway. That's the kind of reaction McGregor is hoping for, and it's something Dos Anjos needs to carefully avoid, if that's even possible. FE: I just think it's work ethic, and the people I have around me. (more...)
WWE Hulk Hogan: Royal Rumble Résumé and predictions for this year WWE Hulk Hogan: Royal Rumble Résumé and predictions for this year
- January 23, 2016

Both intercontinental champion Dean Ambrose and Kevin Owens have experienced what it feels like to enjoy a monumental push, only to fall into the muddled mess that is WWE's midcard scene. That's led many to think that a feud is beginning there and would culminate at WrestleMania 32 in a match between Lesnar and Braun Strowman . Bray Wyatt - Before this week you wouldn't have given Bray Wyatt a chance in the Royal Rumble . (more...)
Cleveland Cavaliers Bounce Back And Beat Los Angeles Clippers, 115-102
- January 23, 2016

Every Cavs player hates Kevin Love . Basketball comes down to more than just three players, of course, but one would imagine Cleveland would be a little more prepared for one of their most meaningful regular season games. Chicago at Boston, 6:30 p.m. "We can nearly be encouraged by that". It was nearly as if they saw the chemistry and camaraderie they admired in the Warriors and San Antonio Spurs in the past week and copied it for themselves. (more...)
LeBron, Love lead Cavaliers past Clippers, 115-102
- January 22, 2016

Although the Cavaliers have played better the past two games, James said the Warriors debacle hasn't been forgotten. Coming into this season, one thing felt clear about the Cleveland Cavaliers - they were going to score points. He wasn't concerned about it, he said , because the Cavs would be successful by playing good defense and being efficient on offense. San Antonio forward Kawhi Leonard celebrated his election as an All-Star starter with 21 points, and reserve centre Boban ... (more...)
Andy Gray predicts West Brom v Aston Villa
- January 22, 2016

And Gestede - who scored the only goal in September's League Cup win over city rivals Birmingham City - says belief is growing within the Villa squad ahead of the trip to The Hawthorns . Albion have won two of their last 13 home games against Villa in all competitions (D5, L6). Jonas Olsson, Chris Brunt and Darren Fletcher are all set to miss the all in important clash. (more...)
Nadal vows to fight on despite Oz Open early exit
- January 22, 2016

Thank you everybody for supporting me". Go see them be a super skier. "He was playing unbelievable in the last set", Nadal assessed. I fought. I was ready to do it, and I didn't. On the women's side of the draw, Serena Williams' quest to win her seventh Australian Open got a bit easier. "The match is a tough lose for me obviously". (more...)
17th and likely last meeting between QB blue bloods on tap 17th and likely last meeting between QB blue bloods on tap
- January 22, 2016

It is quite an exciting time in Denver. It would be great if we could get one more classic showdown between Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. He caught 10 passes for 100 yards vs. " Chris Harris is a key as he completes a fantastic trio of corners along with Talib and Roby". But every single Broncos player said most importantly, they're playing for the fans. (more...)
Company recalls over-the-counter cough syrup after realizing it contained morphine Company recalls over-the-counter cough syrup after realizing it contained morphine
- January 22, 2016

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is sounding alarms after an herbal cough remedy sold throughout the US was found to contain morphine. Medical and health experts at the Pomona Valley Hospital advise against taking supplements with compounds not regulated by the FDA, saying such substances such as morphine could be injurious to health. (more...)
Nadal and Halep out of Australian Open Nadal and Halep out of Australian Open
- January 22, 2016

Verdasco saved a break point to prevent going 3-0 down in the decider, going on to win 7-6 (8-6) 4-6 3-6 7-6 (4-7) 6-2. The loss, which came in four hours and 41 minutes, marked the first time Nadal has ever been knocked out in the first round of the Australian Open. (more...)
Leeds Utd to use money from Byram sale this month Leeds Utd to use money from Byram sale this month
- January 22, 2016

Leeds will assess the fitness of several players as they look to bounce back from two successive defeats. Full-back Byram moved to Yorkshire as a child before joining up with Leeds' Academy. Bilic said: "We are linked with a few strikers - he's the one". Sullivan said: "There's a possibility that a striker will come in on loan, with the option to buy, within the next seven days". (more...)
Conor McGregor Slams Rafael Dos Anjos, Compares Himself to El Chapo Conor McGregor Slams Rafael Dos Anjos, Compares Himself to El Chapo
- January 22, 2016

The 27-year-old decimated the Brazilian in just under 13 seconds last December and continued his eerie record of predicting when his fights will end. I tell him what to do... An intriguing new plotline in McGregor's rear-view mirror is the return of UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn to the Octagon, coming out of his July 2014 retirement. (more...)
Nadal stumped by Verdasco in five-set thriller
- January 22, 2016

No. 5 Rafael Nadal was playing fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco in a rematch of the epic semifinal here in 2009. "I think it wasn't my good day but I give her a lot of credit as she played without fear and hit every ball", Halep, who has been struggling with an Achilles injury, told reporters. (more...)
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Says Injured Shoulder Won't Require Surgery
- January 22, 2016

Manning and Brady were paired on this stage following the 2013 season, when the Broncos held on for a 26-16 to advance to the Super Bowl. "It's pretty special to get back to another AFC championship game ", Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said after the game . (more...)
Ferrer ends era by sending Hewitt into retirement
- January 22, 2016

He was also dogged by injury, but showed the same fight in coming back from repeated surgeries, to both hips and both feet. He's been an fantastic stalwart for Australia in the Davis Cup and his love of representing his country has been pure. (more...)
Lleyton Hewitt denies tennis match-fixing claims
- January 22, 2016

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Baseball cap turned backward, pumping himself up with cries of "C'MON!" Lleyton Hewitt slammed as "an absolute farce" his name being put on a list of players linked with match-fixing claims after bowing out of his final Australian Open on Thursday. (more...)
Golden State Warriors vs. Chicago Bulls
- January 21, 2016

James was reportedly frustrated with Love last season when Love allegedly came to training camp out of shape and didn't play up to what LeBron expected. The 31-year-old power forward said the Warriors had handed the Cavaliers "a good old fashioned A-kicking" - but insisted that Cleveland would not over-react to the defeat. (more...)
Serena storms into third round
- January 21, 2016

Williams won three majors - the Australian and French Opens and Wimbledon - a year ago which took her to within one of Graf's long-time record of 22. "Every time I come here, I always have a great time whether I win or lose". "I was like, 'Yay". The fifth seed also made short work of the world No 105 Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich , marching on with a 6-2 6-1 win. Sharapova, who won the title in 2008 and has reached three other finals, completed the win in 71 minutes and will next ... (more...)
Eagles interview Doug Pederson, former Birds QB and assistant
- January 21, 2016

As fans watched the Chiefs play the Patriots, many praised their offensive coordinator, Doug Pederson , and think he's just what the Eagles need. Philadelphia also interviewed Gase, who was hired by Miami; Ben McAdoo, who was hired by the New York Giants; and two of the Eagles ’ assistant coaches during the 2015 season under Kelly: Pat Shurmur and Duce Staley .Kelly was sacked after the 15th game of this season, when the Eagles were 6-9. (more...)
Is Tom Brady two wins away from being the best QB ever?
- January 21, 2016

The Manning who turned the ball over 17 times wasn't under center against Pittsburgh though. It was a key factor in winning this game for the Broncos' defense to consistently give their offense the best possible field position, and they delivered. (more...)
Jordan Spieth Wins Tournament of Champions
- January 21, 2016

It may be his first PGA Tour tournament of 2016, but Spieth has picked up right where he left off previous year when he won two majors and five titles. Spieth collected his seventh win in his 77th start. "My mentality didn't change after I got started", Reed said. That followed rounds of 67, 68 and 71 with Lee finishing the US$5.9 million event on 14-under, 16 shots behind runaway victor Jordan Spieth, in a tie for 15th place. (more...)
Heung-Min Son inspires Spurs to FA Cup victory over Leicester City
- January 21, 2016

I'd start him in the Europa League. Some tough selection decisions will have to be made if they reach the latter stages of the cups and are still in the hunt for the Premier League title, but this could well be a memorable season for the north London club. (more...)
Eagles hiring Doug Pederson as new head coach Eagles hiring Doug Pederson as new head coach
- January 20, 2016

The former quarterback turned coach has worked under former Eagles head coach Andy Reid for years, leaving some questioning whether he's experienced enough. When discussing what he wanted from a new head coach, team owner Jeffrey Lurie emphasized an ability to relate to players. The two teamed up the next year when Pederson was the starter for the first nine games of the 1999 season. (more...)
Browns Hire Hue Jackson as Head Coach
- January 20, 2016

After dismissing Pettine - and general manager Ray Farmer - owner Jimmy Haslam was determined to find the right coach to serve as "the leader of the team and the face of the franchise". The Cleveland Browns have the No. 2 overall pick in this years draft. Manziel has been a major distraction during two drama-filled seasons with the Browns. (more...)
Mike Tyson makes violent Octagon debut in EA Sports UFC 2
- January 20, 2016

Considering that EA Sports UFC included a playable version of Bruce Lee, the game development staff had to come back with yet another infamous fighter for the game's sequel. The former undisputed world heavyweight boxing champion will be available as an unlockable character in UFC 2 which is released in March. Virtual fighters will be able to play as two versions of Tyson - the young "Iron Mike" Tyson of his glory days in boxing or latter-day "Legacy Mike". (more...)
Kaepernick unsure of place with 49ers
- January 20, 2016

Even this past November, when Kelly's Eagles were struggling with the immobile Sam Bradford at quarterback and Kaepernick was injured and had lost his starting job to Blaine Gabbert, the NFL Network's Brian Baldinger told a Philadelphia radio show that a Kelly-Kaepernick marriage would be a plus for the Eagles in 2016. (more...)