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Even without Serena, Aussie Open women's field still tough Even without Serena, Aussie Open women's field still tough
- January 16, 2018

I feel OK. I feel fit. Her current best result is a quarterfinal, reached two times in her career, at 2015 and 2017 French Open , but she has only once gone past the third round on hard courts, when she reached the fourth round a year ago at the US Open . (more...)
Nadal happy with rollicking start at Melbourne Park Nadal happy with rollicking start at Melbourne Park
- January 16, 2018

That is not writing off home favourite [if we can call him that] Nick Kyrgios , who won the Brisbane last week though he battled injury to win his first ATP tour title on home soil. In another upset in men's singles, Briton Kyle Edmund stunned South African Kevin Anderson , the 11th seed, 6-7 (4-7) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. Sharapova failed the dope test two years ago and while her 15-month ban has done little to dim her appeal to tournament organizers, fans might not be so forgiving. (more...)
Sergey Sirotkin secures Williams drive for 2018 Sergey Sirotkin secures Williams drive for 2018
- January 16, 2018

Despite limitations in the mobility of his right arm - a effect of his horrific rallying accident in 2011 - Kubica performed well and went on to drive Renault's 2017 vehicle at an in-season test at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Kubica had been thought to be in contention for a spot on the grid with Williams and he still hopes to one day make an F1 return. "The Williams philosophy has always been to promote and develop young talent and Sergey fits right into that ethos", she said. (more...)
Ford finally announces 2019 Mustang Bullitt Ford finally announces 2019 Mustang Bullitt
- January 16, 2018

There's also an uprated active valve performance exhaust system, said to give the Mustang its " signature burble ". One look at the vehicle in its Dark Highland Green paint and anyone who knows Steve McQueen movies will be taken right back to that iconic chase scene from Bullitt . (more...)
Refreshed 2019 Jeep Cherokee debuts at the Detroit auto show Refreshed 2019 Jeep Cherokee debuts at the Detroit auto show
- January 16, 2018

The refreshed 2019 Jeep Cherokee made its debut at the Detroit auto show this week with a new look and a new turbocharged engine. Built at the Belvidere, Illinois assembly plant, the 2019 Cherokee goes on sale this quarter. Jeep Active Drive II takes it a step further. The hardcore 2019 Cherokee Trailhawk variant receives unique features created to highlight its toughness. (more...)
Man City pull out of race to sign Alexis Sanchez
- January 16, 2018

With United interested in Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil , there's a need for a clear out before investing in two quality players. But Mourinho is ready to give Sanchez an even more mouth-watering salary immediately - that City are not minded to match - and pay Arsenal a £30m transfer fee rather than force the player to let the last six months of his contract run out at the Emirates. (more...)
Barcelona suffer huge injury blow after 4-2 victory at the Anoeta Barcelona suffer huge injury blow after 4-2 victory at the Anoeta
- January 16, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo who is having his worst season in the La Liga after scoring just four goals in 13 matches. A brilliant brace from Luis Suarez post the interval put the Blaugrana in the driving seat, before Lionel Messi wrapped up the proceedings with an wonderful free-kick to surpass Gerd Muller with 366th league goal. (more...)
No. 5 Duke rallies, dodges Miami upset bid, 83-75 No. 5 Duke rallies, dodges Miami upset bid, 83-75
- January 16, 2018

Trent, also averaging 13.4 points per game heading into the week, sparked Duke's second-half comeback with his outside shooting and scrappy play. He shot 9-for-14, including 6-for-9 on 3s. Miami shot only 37 percent from the field but benefitted from 31 fast-break points. They were up 66-53 with eight minutes left. "They were dealt a hard situation", Minnesota coach Richard Pitino said. (more...)
Chelsea's Twitter Account Has Liked A Very Odd Tweet About Antonio Conte Chelsea's Twitter Account Has Liked A Very Odd Tweet About Antonio Conte
- January 16, 2018

Antonio Conte should know about him inside out as the Italo-Brazilian plies his trade in Serie A. "When you face all competitions and you go very far in them I think you must have a big squad to face every game". Wilfred Ndid whose days are numbered at the 2016 Premier League champions was everywhere winning tackles, intercepting and breaking Chelsea's plays. (more...)
Government shutdown looms with no DACA deal in sight Government shutdown looms with no DACA deal in sight
- January 16, 2018

After hearing Allsup's decision, the White House strongly condemned what some may say is judicial overreach. Trump's tweets came just hours after his administration resumed receiving renewal applications for "Dreamers" under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program following a federal court order blocking the administration from ending the program. (more...)
Premier League 2017/18 - Five talking points from gameweek 23 Premier League 2017/18 - Five talking points from gameweek 23
- January 16, 2018

The visitors threatened a comeback with late goals from Bernardo Silva and Ilkay Gundogan , but it was not meant to be, and Liverpool celebrated halting City's impressive run. Sadio Mane then made his presence felt, sending one shot off the woodwork and then shortly afterward getting the ball in the back of the net off a pass from Egypt's Mohamed Salah to make the score 3-1. (more...)
Roger Federer says he should not be favourite at 36 Roger Federer says he should not be favourite at 36
- January 16, 2018

And since that awesome moment? At 37, Venus is seeded No. 5, coming off a loss to former No. 1 Angelique Kerber in Sydney and has a tougher opener against Belinda Bencic, who combined with Federer last week to win the Hopman Cup. Like a soccer team, sometimes you have seasons where more guys are hurt than others". She's a lefty, tries to mix up the pace a little bit. "There are three or four details that I have changed", Djokovic said. (more...)
Falcons fall to Eagles 15-10, ending Atlanta's playoff run Falcons fall to Eagles 15-10, ending Atlanta's playoff run
- January 16, 2018

The game is slated to start at 6:40 p.m. on Sunday. The Odds: The Vikings are 3.5 point favorites against the Eagles . Rest assured, Johnson and Long will not be alone in wearing dog masks Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. Atlanta's running game was spotty against the Eagles, too. There are several connections among the quarterbacks. Quarterback Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles are moving on to the NFC Championship Game for the first time since the 2008 season. (more...)
Patriots players not upset by Jalen Ramsey's Super Bowl guarantee Patriots players not upset by Jalen Ramsey's Super Bowl guarantee
- January 16, 2018

Jacksonville (12-6), of course, has the AFC championship game at New England remaining before even getting to the Super Bowl. Ramsey's comments surely will find their way north. As Hurns said, if you are going to talk the talk, "you gotta walk the walk". "We are going to the win that (expletive)". "It's not like he ain't saying nothing that's not true". (more...)
'I am not a racist': Donald Trump
- January 16, 2018

Mr. Trump, in which he was widely quoted in media reports as referring to African countries as "shithole countries" and which he denied . A confidant of Mr Trump's told The Associated Press that the president spent Thursday evening calling friends and outside advisers to judge their reaction to his remarks. (more...)
Top graded Minnesota Vikings players vs Saints in Divisional Playoffs Top graded Minnesota Vikings players vs Saints in Divisional Playoffs
- January 16, 2018

However, there is no better look at how it all went down than a field-level video shared by the team late Sunday night. "All he's [Williams] got to do is make a play", Troy Aikman said on the Fox Sports replay as he rewatched Williams crashing into another Saints defender. (more...)
Mkhitaryan left out by Manchester United amid Arsenal talk Mkhitaryan left out by Manchester United amid Arsenal talk
- January 16, 2018

However there is uncertainty as to whether he will pick the red or blue half of Manchester. "Most probably, a player like him, he probably has other big clubs who are interested". News that City have pulled out of the Sanchez scramble due to the spiraling cost of the deal for a 29-year-old attacking star who will be out of contract this summer appeared to pave the way for a move to Old Trafford. (more...)
Rockets confront Austin Rivers, Blake Griffin in Clippers' locker room Rockets confront Austin Rivers, Blake Griffin in Clippers' locker room
- January 16, 2018

Reportedly, Chris Paul , who knows the bowels of the Staples Center by heart, also may have led a contingent of Rockets into the Clippers locker room through some sort of backdoor. Eventually, Griffin, DeAndre Jordan , and Wesley Johnson all left through that area, but Austin Rivers did not. The hot tempers that flared up during the Los Angeles Clippers' victory over the Houston Rockets have carried over after the game. (more...)
#BlewDat, and other rough (but funny) New Orleans Saints loss memes #BlewDat, and other rough (but funny) New Orleans Saints loss memes
- January 16, 2018

To this point, Diggs' spectacular catch yesterday marked the only time in National Football League postseason history where a game-winning touchdown was scored with no time left on the clock. "They counted us out all the time". Keenum was even praised by Carson Wentz, the injured starting quarterback of the team the Vikings will play in the NFC Championship game next Sunday - the Philadelphia Eagles . (more...)
Sen. Durbin says Trump said 'hate-filled things' Sen. Durbin says Trump said 'hate-filled things'
- January 16, 2018

Durbin added, "When the question was asked about Haitians. he said , 'Haitians? We are so much better than this", she wrote . "Ours is not a shithole country , neither is Haiti or any other country in distress", said Duarte. "I asked him about it a number of times but he denied it and kept up the racist rhetoric on the campaign, and now, while he's in the White House". (more...)
Quarterly Earnings Forecast Overview: Owens-Illinois, Inc. (OI)
- January 16, 2018

Cibc Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Brookfield Infrast Partners (BIP) by 45.91% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. 44 funds opened positions while 112 raised stakes. 101.20 million shares or 1.31% less from 102.55 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nationwide Fund Advsrs holds 0.11% or 376,228 shares. (more...)
Nick Foles: 'I'm Very Humbled To Win This Game' Nick Foles: 'I'm Very Humbled To Win This Game'
- January 16, 2018

In the end of the regular season , the Falcons locked in the NFC's 6 seed by winning some crucial matchups in the final stretch. And it's not necessarily that Atlanta blew the Rams out of the water, but they did dominate them in all three phases of the game. (more...)
Drew Brees Vows To Return To Saints Drew Brees Vows To Return To Saints
- January 16, 2018

The great part about sports , however, is that the game has to be played until all time is up. It's not immediately known if Bradford will sit ahead of Teddy Bridgewater on the depth chart and serve as the backup quarterback behind Case Keenum in Sunday's NFC divisional round playoff game versus the visiting New Orleans Saints . (more...)
Hugh Freeze met with Nick Saban about OC vacancy Hugh Freeze met with Nick Saban about OC vacancy
- January 16, 2018

The abrupt resignation came during the final months of the NCAA investigation that ultimately tacked on a two-game suspension to Freeze in 2018 that applies only if he's a head coach. Ole Miss won in 2014 and 2015, coming up just short in a 48-43 shootout in 2016. The Tuscaloosa News first reported Freeze's presence on campus. If he does join the Crimson Tide, recent history suggests he won't be there long. (more...)
Virat Kohli dedicates his 150 to Anushka Sharma, kisses engagement ring Virat Kohli dedicates his 150 to Anushka Sharma, kisses engagement ring
- January 16, 2018

Ngidi's first day of action in test cricket improved when he angled one across Patel late in the afternoon and had the wicketkeeper-batsman caught behind for his first test wicket on his home ground. Just when things seemed good in the middle for India , Ashwin was dismissed through a poor shot selection off Philander, edging it to Faf du Plesis at the second slip. (more...)
Halep hopes 'lucky' dress brings first Slam Halep hopes 'lucky' dress brings first Slam
- January 16, 2018

Of the top five seeds - Simona Halep , Caroline Wozniacki , Garbine Muguruza , Elina Svitolina , and Venus Williams - only one ( Garbine Muguruza ) has won a Grand Slam since 2016; and only two others have made it to the finals (Venus Williams and Simona Halep ). (more...)
Guardiola issues Man City with fresh challenge after Anfield humbling Guardiola issues Man City with fresh challenge after Anfield humbling
- January 16, 2018

I'm really happy about it". "You will find someone who wants to talk about defending, no clean sheet, but he can blow up my boots!" We still gave them a chance to come back. We were not as stable. After a goalless first half, Hector Bellerin scored the opener for Wenger's men in the 52th minute only to see the lead get neutralised as Cherries plundered twice inside five minutes to extend Arsenal's winless run to five matches. (more...)
Britain's construction giant Carillion to collapse, raising job fears
- January 16, 2018

Meals and services in hundreds of schools have been thrown into doubt today after news that troubled support services company Carillion has gone into liquidation . "In the meantime - as emergency meetings take place between officials - employees of Carillion , pension-holders and taxpayers will want assurances that financial protections are in place in the event the supplier experiencing further financial difficulties". (more...)
Banco Bradesco (BBD) Receives Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.05 Banco Bradesco (BBD) Receives Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.05
- January 16, 2018

Headlines about Banco Bradesco (NYSE: BBD ) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. It has outperformed by 26.62% the S&P500. Hillhouse Limited invested in 1.3% or 684,466 shares. Aqr Capital Management Ltd Liability Company has 198,909 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. (NYSE:YELP). (more...)
EPL: Man U brush aside Stoke at Old Trafford EPL: Man U brush aside Stoke at Old Trafford
- January 16, 2018

Mkhitaryan, meanwhile, has found himself in the centre of a transfer saga which suggests the Armenian could be offered to Arsenal in part of a player-plus-cash deal for Alexis Sanchez. They remain down in the relegation zone on 20 points, and still have the worst away record in the entire division. Hello good evening and welcome to the last game of Match Day 23 in the English Premier League . (more...)

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