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South Africa beat No. 1 India by 72 runs in 1st test South Africa beat No. 1 India by 72 runs in 1st test
- January 09, 2018

Also, India should have gone in with KL Rahul for Shikhar Dhawan. The wicket undoubtedly played its part, and while it was clearly seam-friendly, batters could get their runs through a combination of application, positivity and a bit of luck. (more...)
I was very nervous defending 208 against India: Faf du Plessis I was very nervous defending 208 against India: Faf du Plessis
- January 09, 2018

South Africa trampled past India in style to take a 1-0 lead in the three-Test series. "Just as an advert for Test cricket, that's as good as it gets", Du Plessis said after the match. The entire third day's play was washed out on Sunday without a ball being bowled. "It did surprise me on the first morning a little bit with the pace it had. (more...)
Trump attending college football's championship game Trump attending college football's championship game
- January 09, 2018

And fans booed Trump's motorcade as it pulled up to the stadium earlier in the night after they were forced to stand in the rain outside of the arena until his arrival. One of the issues facing security at the National Championship Game is that President Donald Trump is attending. Trump has criticized professional football players who kneel during the anthem to protest racial injustice, as well as the NFL itself for allowing it. (more...)
Steve Kerr questions media coverage of LaVar Ball Steve Kerr questions media coverage of LaVar Ball
- January 09, 2018

Kerr is talking about weighty issues, and as usual, speaking with authority and competence, but these things aren't going to be fixed overnight, even if we somehow banned LaVar Ball from appearing online or on television ever again. Or else ESPN wouldn't be spending what they're spending to send reporters to Lithuania, when they laid off people who were writing really substantial pieces. (more...)
Who is Jake Fromm? 5 things to know about the Georgia quarterback Who is Jake Fromm? 5 things to know about the Georgia quarterback
- January 09, 2018

Beating his predecessor will be a huge deal because not many coaches have been able to do that to Nick Saban. After having three touchdowns all season, Georgia's Mecole Hardman has two touchdowns in the national championship game against Alabama , including an 80-yarder that included some fancy footwork along the sideline. (more...)
Tagovailoa starts second half for 'Bama in national championship Tagovailoa starts second half for 'Bama in national championship
- January 09, 2018

According to OddsShark , Alabama is favored by 3.5 points, and the over-under is set at 44 points. That poise helped him throw two touchdown passes without an interception in the Southeastern Conference championship game, and he threw two more in the Rose Bowl. (more...)
Warriors forward Durant out against Nuggets due to calf injury Warriors forward Durant out against Nuggets due to calf injury
- January 09, 2018

Durant's injury doesn't seem to be serious, but Curry's astronomical play has given head coach Steve Kerr the cushion to rest one of his star players for an extended period of time. Durant is tied for fifth at 25.9. The Warriors (30-8) own the best record in the National Basketball Association, while Houston (27-9) has the third-best mark. (more...)
Virgil van Dijk relies on athleticism - he doesn't read the game Virgil van Dijk relies on athleticism - he doesn't read the game
- January 09, 2018

Van Dijk has been handed the number 4 shirt at Liverpool. Liverpool have paid a world record fee for a defender of £75m to sign Van Dijk from Southampton and the centre-back scored on his debut in an FA Cup win over Everton on Friday night. (more...)
A struggle to trace source of deadly listeriosis A struggle to trace source of deadly listeriosis
- January 09, 2018

A poultry abattoir in the capital Pretoria was identified by health officials as suffering from listeriosis contamination but it was unclear whether the facility was the source of the outbreak, the statement said. Out of the 557 cases reported, 345 cases were reported in Gauteng, followed by the Western Cape which reported 71 cases, and 37 cases were reported in KwaZulu-Natal. (more...)
FA Cup Draw 2018 Schedule: 4th-Round Fixtures and Dates Released FA Cup Draw 2018 Schedule: 4th-Round Fixtures and Dates Released
- January 09, 2018

The victor of the replay between Chelsea and Norwich City will play against Newcastle United. Meanwhile, Manchester City will play against the victor of the replay game between Cardiff City and Mansfield Town, as their first game ended with a 0-0 draw, and Manchester United will play against Yeovil Town FC. (more...)
Nigerian Army injure Boko Haram factional leader Nigerian Army injure Boko Haram factional leader
- January 09, 2018

This, he said, was an outcome of "devastating artillery and aerial bombardments by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole ". Since the established of a camp for repentant Boko Haram insurgents in a programme termed "Operation Safe Corridor", in April 2016, he said 300 insurgents have surrendered and are now being deradicalised and rehabilitated. (more...)
Titans Rally to Beat Chiefs 22-21 in Playoffs Titans Rally to Beat Chiefs 22-21 in Playoffs
- January 09, 2018

He capped it by throwing the first TD pass to himself, the first player to accomplish the feat in playoff history. In a game where almost every single national media member, outside of ESPN's Randy Moss and NFL Network's Adam Rank, gave the Tennessee Titans no chance to win, the Two-Tone Blue pulled off an 18-point comeback to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 22-21 and advance to the AFC Divisional Round. (more...)
Diego Costa scores and is sent off in first Atletico start Diego Costa scores and is sent off in first Atletico start
- January 09, 2018

The 29-year-old had scored his first goal in his second spell at Atletico in a 4-0 win at Lleida Esportiu in the King's Cup on Wednesday less than six minutes after coming on. "The referee was unable to consider the emotional aspect (of Costa's behaviour), the rules are the rules", he said . "If you go and celebrate with the fans, the yellow is deserved". (more...)
Max Holloway to headline UFC 222 in Vegas Max Holloway to headline UFC 222 in Vegas
- January 09, 2018

Both fights have ended via stoppage in the third round. MMAJunkie reported the news on Monday evening, quoting a source " with knowledge of the situation " who wished to remain anonymous, but the UFC has since confirmed the booking. Over the last six years, Edgar has only been beaten by two men, Benson Henderson and the aforementioned Aldo. Edgar failed to reclaim the title in their immediate rematch. (more...)
Five things to know before tonight's Falcons at Rams kickoff Five things to know before tonight's Falcons at Rams kickoff
- January 09, 2018

Gurley was productive on the ground, with 101 yards. Goff drove the Rams deep into Falcons territory, but LA turned it over on down at the Atlanta 5 with 2:05 to play. Los Angeles went 21 years without pro football before the Rams returned last season, and the franchise emphatically ended a 13-year streak of non-winning seasons this fall with an inspiring run to the Rams' first division title since 2003. (more...)
Nantes President Waldemar Kita will continue to push for Lucas Moura Nantes President Waldemar Kita will continue to push for Lucas Moura
- January 09, 2018

PSG are open to offloading the Brazilian, who has not started a single Ligue 1 game yet this season, and now Nantes are trying to convince the player that he is better off staying in France. According to Telefoot , French sides Bordeaux, Nantes , and OGC Nice are interested in the player, besides Spanish outfit Real Betis and English powerhouse Manchester United . (more...)
Marlon Moraes Throws Down the Gauntlet to Jimmie Rivera, Signs Bout Agreement Marlon Moraes Throws Down the Gauntlet to Jimmie Rivera, Signs Bout Agreement
- January 09, 2018

Moraes noted in the post on social media that he is willing to fight in March in case Rivera doesn't want to fight next month. However, the 29-year-old has quickly rebounded, taking a November 11 split decision over John Dodson before knocking out Aljamain Sterling on December 9. (more...)
Chelsea line up move for top star's sibling in January Chelsea line up move for top star's sibling in January
- January 09, 2018

Thorgan Hazard has come on immensely since his first stint at the Blues and the attacking-midfielder who's most comfortable on the wings is being wooed by elite clubs across Europe. "We have been champions twice in the four seasons I have been here and can have our peak years together at Chelsea ". Hazard joined Chelsea back in 2012 following the arrival of Eden Hazard , his brother. (more...)
McGregor's coach on if he's pushing for boxing or UFC fight next McGregor's coach on if he's pushing for boxing or UFC fight next
- January 09, 2018

He had a lot going on in his life, a lot of stuff outside of fighting going on in his life, and he seems to be getting the hang of all that. But with that number obviously not going to be met, Diaz appeared to be pricing himself out of what would rate as the most high-profile bout of his up-and-down mixed martial arts career, and with McGregor now uncertain to return and facing potential fights with Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov if and when he does, Diaz' chances of another monstrous ... (more...)
Tributes flow following the death of Kato Ottio at 23 Tributes flow following the death of Kato Ottio at 23
- January 09, 2018

Widnes chief executive James Rule said: "We are devastated to learn that Kato Ottio has passed away this afternoon". Ottio represented PNG at the 2017 Rugby League World Cup and also won Pacific Games and Mini-Games gold while playing volleyball. (more...)
Study reveals 5 Premier League players amongst 10 most valuable in World Study reveals 5 Premier League players amongst 10 most valuable in World
- January 09, 2018

The England global enjoyed a breathtakingly prolific 2017 for club and country, scoring 56 goals to establish him as one of the world's deadliest strikers. No Irish player makes the top 100, though Denmark, who crushed Martin O'Neiill's men's World Cup dreams with an emphatic play-off victory in November, boast two: Christian Eriksen (€98.4m) and Andreas Christensen (€50.2m). (more...)
Wilder: Parker vs Joshua will go the distance Wilder: Parker vs Joshua will go the distance
- January 09, 2018

Parker's trainer Kevin Barry has returned to his Las Vegas base after overseeing Parker's pre-Christmas training camp in Auckland and enjoying the festive season with his family in Christchurch. "We've been planning for this day". SunSport previously revealed how IBF, WBO and IBO world champ Joshua will rake in around £13 million from the super-fight. (more...)
Kyrgios claims first home ATP title in Brisbane Kyrgios claims first home ATP title in Brisbane
- January 09, 2018

Nick Kyrgios is emerging as one of the favourites for next month's Australian Open after winning the ATP 250 event in Brisbane. "There was pressure on me because I was the favorite and most people expected me to win, so I was proud of the way I handled that expectation and pressure". (more...)
BBB Warns Consumers About LaVar Ball's BBB Warns Consumers About LaVar Ball's "Big Baller Brand"
- January 09, 2018

Some consumers are also alleging receiving the incorrect item (s) or not receiving item (s) at all. The Better Business Bureau's ratings are meant to represent "how the business is likely to interact with its customers", according to the organization's website. (more...)
Maryland vs. Iowa - 1/7/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Maryland vs. Iowa - 1/7/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- January 09, 2018

Iowa led 64-61 with 10:59 remaining before the Terrapins took control to win their 14th game of the season. He didn't let up and stayed on the court, and the referee wasn't afraid to give him the second T. The Terrapins closed the game on a 30-9 run to keep the Hawkeyes winless in conference play . Iowa was paced by guards Isaiah Moss (25 points) and Bohannon (17) while forward Nicholas Baer had 11 rebounds. (more...)
One Google Home Device Is Sold Every Second: Google One Google Home Device Is Sold Every Second: Google
- January 09, 2018

Over the course of 2017, Google sold "tens of millions" of its devices for the home. However, the Google Home Mini which is priced at just $49 in the USA must have sold in millions. It is still unknown on when Google is planning to launch these Google Home smart speakers in India. In the USA though, the company is adding more and more features to the Google Assistant . (more...)
Wenger could step down at the end of the season Wenger could step down at the end of the season
- January 09, 2018

The Chilean worldwide is heavily linked with a move to Manchester City and reports ( Mirror ) suggest that Wenger will only let Sanchez leave if he can secure a proven high-profile signing to replace him. And today's latest report suggests Arteta's "organisational skills on and off the training ground have impressed Wenger as he contemplates his future". (more...)
FA To Investigate Holgate's Racism Allegation Against Firmino FA To Investigate Holgate's Racism Allegation Against Firmino
- January 09, 2018

Football fans spent Friday night trying to work out exactly what was said with many coming to the conclusion that Firmino had said: "Es maluco, filho da puta?", which translates as "Are you insane, you son of a b***h?" "We will now begin making enquiries into the matter", a spokesman said. (more...)
Is This The Sign That Malcom Is Moving To Premier League? Is This The Sign That Malcom Is Moving To Premier League?
- January 09, 2018

He made 51 first-team appearances in the league, scoring seven times and has gone on to earn two caps for Brazil's Under-23s. Bordeaux whizkid Malcom is reportedly taking English lessons amid rising interest from multiple Premier League clubs. (more...)
Wizards All-Star John Wall agrees to 5-year endorsement deal with Adidas Wizards All-Star John Wall agrees to 5-year endorsement deal with Adidas
- January 09, 2018

He has been sampling the shoe free agency market over the last couple years up until his decision to return to the brand he's always been with, according to Shams Charania from The Vertical. After agreeing to a $170 million extension with the Wizards this summer and inking what in all likelihood is another nine-figure deal with Adidas, it's safe to say Wall's bets are paying off. (more...)

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