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Chiefs to host Titans for AFC Wild Card Game Chiefs to host Titans for AFC Wild Card Game
- January 02, 2018

The Chiefs have been much better at home this season. The Titans' two wins over the Jaguars are their biggest of the season, but they really don't have a sexy win on their schedule and beat teams that finished with a 43-69 record this season. (more...)
Jon Gruden on Raiders job: 'I think I am being considered' Jon Gruden on Raiders job: 'I think I am being considered'
- January 02, 2018

After making the playoffs previous year, many expected the team to take a big step forward. It's been an annual tradition since Jon Gruden left coaching after the 2008 season: his name is linked to a number of National Football League openings after a season ends. (more...)
Hard freeze warning in effect through mid-morning today Hard freeze warning in effect through mid-morning today
- January 02, 2018

The forecast for Monday night calls for lows in the lower 20s with northeast winds clocking 15 to 20 miles per hour, creating a wind chill of 9 to 19 degrees. Forecasters expect temperatures to climb above freezing Wednesday, before a reinforcing cold front moves back through the area Wednesday night, resulting in colder temperatures Thursday. (more...)
Cris Cyborg wants to fight in Australia Cris Cyborg wants to fight in Australia
- January 02, 2018

Combate caught up with UFC President Dana White prior to the event, who says UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes wants a bout with the UFC 219 victor, which turned out to be Cyborg. Throughout the five-round fight, Cyborg absorbed Holm's strikes and landed more power punches against Holm, who was a former champion female boxer. (more...)
Jimmy Butler scores 28 points as Wolves cruise by Lakers Monday Jimmy Butler scores 28 points as Wolves cruise by Lakers Monday
- January 02, 2018

They played the Timberwolves on Monday night and flew back to Los Angeles that evening. The Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves were bound to be tired for their New Year's Day meeting at the Target Center with both teams traveling for the second game of a back-to-back set on Monday. (more...)
Ashes: Ashton Agar recalled by Australia for final Test in Sydney Ashes: Ashton Agar recalled by Australia for final Test in Sydney
- January 02, 2018

England's Mark Stoneman walks past Australian players as they celebrate his dismissal during the second day of the fourth Ashes cricket test match. They had their opportunities in the first two Tests but they just didn't win the big moments. (more...)
Johanna Konta begins 2018 with win over Madison Keys in Brisbane Johanna Konta begins 2018 with win over Madison Keys in Brisbane
- January 02, 2018

But, despite losing the first set against the world number 19, Konta battled back to seal an impressive 4-6 6-4 6-3 victory under the watchful eye of her new coach Michael Joyce . However, fifth seed Konta came out firing in the second and was up 5-0 when Tomljanovic took a medical timeout to work on an issue with her right adductor. (more...)
Ranji Trophy Final: Vidarbha clinch maiden title with crushing win over Delhi Ranji Trophy Final: Vidarbha clinch maiden title with crushing win over Delhi
- January 02, 2018

Vidarbha beat Delhi to win their maiden Ranji title. Playing their first Ranji final, the team could have been overwhelmed by the occasion, but it did not. "Probably the self was not there earlier", Pandit said. Gurbani, on the other hand, made his first-class debut only previous year, at the age of 23. (more...)
Mohamed Salah A Doubt For Liverpool's Clash With Burnley Mohamed Salah A Doubt For Liverpool's Clash With Burnley
- January 02, 2018

Romelu Lukaku was carried off on a stretcher in the first half and United looked toothless in attack in the Belgium international's absence, mustering just three shots on target. "Yes, he can keep that standard, for sure", Klopp told reporters. Four points ahead of Liverpool , Chelsea were out of sight after 23 minutes against Stoke with goals from Antonio Rudiger, Danny Drinkwater and Pedro putting the champions in command. (more...)
No. 9 Penn State faces No. 12 Washington in Fiesta Bowl No. 9 Penn State faces No. 12 Washington in Fiesta Bowl
- January 02, 2018

The Coplay native's dash - the longest run in Fiesta Bowl history - demonstrated yet again that the kid can do anything. In addition to throwing three touchdown passes, he rushed for four scores and caught a pair of TDs this season. "Runs like today, that 92-yard run; that's exactly what I'm talking about". Barkley also said he's willing to play wherever he's drafted. "We've got to tip our hats off to them". (more...)
Opko Health (NASDAQ:OPK) Lifted to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
- January 02, 2018

Opko Health Inc now has $2.74 billion valuation. BB&T Securities LLC now owns 20,600 shares of the biotechnology company's stock worth $135,000 after purchasing an additional 1,460 shares in the last quarter. Bancorp Of New York Mellon Corp accumulated 4.89 million shares or 0.1% of the stock. Institutional investors own 22.90% of the company's stock. Private Advisor Ltd Llc accumulated 55,098 shares. (more...)
Barcelona monitoring Chelsea defender Christensen Barcelona monitoring Chelsea defender Christensen
- January 02, 2018

Nothing less should be expected of a team which ultimately coasted to the title last season, but Chelsea's defence of their crown has not been without problems and the way Conte has navigated his team through its hard periods bears similarities to the manner of its revival following the 3-0 defeat against Arsenal at the Emirates last season. (more...)
From Virat Kohli to Virat 'Coolie', Indian skipper wades through wedding woes From Virat Kohli to Virat 'Coolie', Indian skipper wades through wedding woes
- January 02, 2018

The married couple Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli are trying their best to spend most of the time together, before they resume with their respective careers. Understandably fans were waiting to find out how Virushka planned to welcome the new year and boy were they in for a pleasant treat. The couple welcomed 2018 in Cape Town along with cricketer Shikhar Dhawan and his family. (more...)
Wilfried Zaha avoids diving ban after penalty incident against Manchester City Wilfried Zaha avoids diving ban after penalty incident against Manchester City
- January 02, 2018

The tie saw players pick injuries, with City's Gabriel Jesus going off in the first half with a knee injury. 'It's a very costly game this one as the injuries look like they are not short term. 'They have very good players so as a defensive unit you have to be concentrated for 90 minutes'. And City's afternoon was further soured when Kevin De Bruyne was stretchered off immediately after the spot-kick following an ugly challenge by Palace substitute Jason Puncheon . (more...)
Arsene Wenger denies rift between Alexis Sanchez and Arsenal squad Arsene Wenger denies rift between Alexis Sanchez and Arsenal squad
- January 02, 2018

Sanchez's brace took his tally to seven for the season in the Premier League, and it remains to be seen if he adds any more to that in the colours of Arsenal . Arsenal supporters went into meltdown and refused to accept the fans' favourite was in the wrong because of his goals and assists - but his statistics in terms of running and sprints had dropped to suggest his effort and work rate had tailed off. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo representatives approach Manchester United over possible move Cristiano Ronaldo representatives approach Manchester United over possible move
- January 02, 2018

Speaking to AS surrounded by his personal awards as he spent New Year's Day on his home island of Madeira, he spoke of the "collaboration" he had received from those around him throughout his career. United have always been linked with a move to bring Ronaldo back to Old Trafford - having left to join Real Madrid for a then world record fee in 2009 - and both Jose Mourinho and Ed Woodward would welcome him back with open arms now. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp says 'I don't care' if Liverpool deserved win at Burnley Jurgen Klopp says 'I don't care' if Liverpool deserved win at Burnley
- January 02, 2018

After spending nearly an entire season unable to win one-goal matches, they have won 2-1 in their last two matches. On the blue half of Merseyside, Manchester United climbed back up to second in the table after second-half goals by Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard earned a 2-0 victory at Everton - United's first win in five games in all competitions. (more...)
Pakistan hands over list of 457 Indian prisoners: Foreign Ministry Pakistan hands over list of 457 Indian prisoners: Foreign Ministry
- January 02, 2018

The Government of Pakistan on Monday handed over a list of 457 Indian prisoners languishing in its jails to the High Commission of India in Islamabad, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. India is waiting for consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav and a few other Indians in Pakistani custody, the foreign ministry said on Monday as New Delhi and Islamabad exchanged lists of civilian prisoners and fishermen lodged in each other's jails. (more...)
Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus off in tears with knee injury Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus off in tears with knee injury
- January 02, 2018

Manager Jurgen Klopp will be hoping he will be fit for the FA Cup third-round tie with Everton and the league game against City. On Sunday, Kevin De Bruyne left the Selhurst Park pitch on a stretcher after a awful challenge from Jason Puncheon and it was believed that the Manchester City playmaker was set for an extended spell on the sidelines. (more...)
Man Utd boss Mourinho takes aim at Noel Gallagher after Everton win Man Utd boss Mourinho takes aim at Noel Gallagher after Everton win
- January 02, 2018

Following a boring first 45, Martial, playing up front in the absence of injured duo Romelu Lukaku and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, curled home a 57th-minute opener before Lingard smashed in his seventh goal in nine games nine minutes from time . (more...)
Sam Allardyce offers transfer update on Everton's pursuit of Cenk Tosun Sam Allardyce offers transfer update on Everton's pursuit of Cenk Tosun
- January 02, 2018

Tosun attracted a lot of Premier League interest with Newcastle United and Crystal Palace both strongly interested in signing the German-born striker. "Our ratio of chances created is very limited". "We are trying to do the hardest job of all by securing a player in that position". Oumar Niasse has also shown promise this season, but is expected to leave during the January window after starting just one match under Sam Allardyce . (more...)
West Bromwich Albion register complaint against scheduling of clash with West Ham West Bromwich Albion register complaint against scheduling of clash with West Ham
- January 02, 2018

The Hammers will have had a week since their last game on Boxing Day. The Baggies, who are now one place below the Hammers in the table are set to visit the Olympic Stadium tonight but have called for the match to be postponed at the eleventh hour, according to BBC Sport . (more...)
Brisbane International: Garbine Muguruza pulls out for fourth straight year Brisbane International: Garbine Muguruza pulls out for fourth straight year
- January 02, 2018

But Krunic took four of the next five games to force a tie-break, which she won 7-3 to send the contest into a deciding set. Krunic claimed another early break to start the second set 2-0 up and even when Muguruza got on a roll to make it 5-2 the Serbian player refused to go away, ultimately forcing the tiebreaker and winning it. (more...)
ICC rates MCG pitch as poor after drawn Ashes Test ICC rates MCG pitch as poor after drawn Ashes Test
- January 02, 2018

The pitch used for the first fourth Ashes Test between England Australia at Melbourne has come under fire from the International Cricket Council ( ICC ). "For mine, I think we should be aiming for more variation, particularly as the game goes on". Together make a decision as to whether the pitch and/or outfield was substandard or not. (more...)
Battling Baggies strike late on to rescue draw against below-par Arsenal Battling Baggies strike late on to rescue draw against below-par Arsenal
- January 02, 2018

Referee Mike Dean awarded a controversial late penalty that denied Arsenal victory and Wenger could not resist a dig at the official. The Gunners boss broke the mark set by Sir Alex Ferguson when he led the Gunners in Sunday's match at West Bromwich Albion. (more...)
Naomi Osaka aces Roger Federer in Hopman Cup mixed doubles tie Naomi Osaka aces Roger Federer in Hopman Cup mixed doubles tie
- January 02, 2018

It happened during the third game of the mixed doubles tie, when Osaka - serving from the deuce court - fired a serve wide on the right of Federer, who failed to make any contact with the out-swinging ball. Despite his age, Federer added he felt like he was still as competitive as ever. I have made some adjustments to my game, I'm trying to hit through the backhand a bit more, maybe I have a bit more pop on the serve and naturally the whole rally has changed because you have different options. (more...)
Meet the two newcomers in RCB side for IPL 2018 season Meet the two newcomers in RCB side for IPL 2018 season
- January 02, 2018

He made a comeback to the Indian side in 2017 through shorter formats. With the vision of long-term development of the squad and bringing in fresh talent from across the country, the franchisee has realigned the roles of Trent Woodhill and Andrew McDonald. (more...)
Ex-Army officer arrested in Haryana for allegedly murdering six people Ex-Army officer arrested in Haryana for allegedly murdering six people
- January 02, 2018

Police believe that Naresh Kumar, the man arrested by them is the attacker and that he could be mentally unstable. He allegedly used an iron rod to attack his victims on Monday night. Exclusive photo of accused captured on cctv camera. Naresh reportedly reached the hospital facility around 2:30 AM and killed the woman identified as Anjum. (more...)
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku ruled out for one week Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku ruled out for one week
- January 02, 2018

We had to stop him playing because he was saying "I feel incredible, I should go and play". "Romelu is not a problem, maybe Romelu can play [on Friday]", said Mourinho in his post-match press conference at Goodison Park. Romelu Lukaku was left out cold momentarily after a clash of heads. "Zlatan is one month out". I don't know about [Romelu] Lukaku. "I know my players, so when I see (Juan) Mata hysterical I could understand immediately, no doubt, and then at half-time I watch it and ... (more...)
Alabama vs Clemson: CFP Semifinal, Sugar Bowl 2018 Preview and Prediction Alabama vs Clemson: CFP Semifinal, Sugar Bowl 2018 Preview and Prediction
- January 02, 2018

Two straight meetings in the National Championship, with both games being decided by a combined nine points. Alabama went just 5-7 against the spread , with six of their games hitting the over while five went under the point total. Clemson has its state rivalry with SC and its divisional rivalry with Florida State, with the Tigers having won the past three in the series after once losing 11 straight when Florida State joined the Atlantic Coast Conference in 1992. (more...)

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