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Wenger Rules Out Move For Man Utd Target Wenger Rules Out Move For Man Utd Target
- January 16, 2018

After the Van Persie fiasco, Arsenal spent five years trying desperately to prove they weren't a selling club any longer. Adebayor was among the first big stars to be tempted by Manchester City's newfound riches in 2009 when he left for an offer of £150,000 a week - more than Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil are making at Arsenal almost a decade later. (more...)
City out, but Chelsea join Manchester United in Sanchez race City out, but Chelsea join Manchester United in Sanchez race
- January 16, 2018

It's absolutely nothing. It's the fact the man, I would say, has given his word that he's going to go to City. Neville was not for budging, saying: "I find it very hard to think that City can offer less money to a football club, less money to an agent and less money to a player and all of a sudden the player's going to take £3m less, the agent is going to take £5m less and the Arsenal are going to take £15m less because everyone wants to go and play for Pep Guardiola ". (more...)
Top seed Halep battles into Open second round Top seed Halep battles into Open second round
- January 16, 2018

Caroline Wozniacki during a practice session ahead of the Australian Open. Williams withdrew from the tournament to recover from health issues after a complicated childbirth in September. "I'm just going to enjoy that, see where it takes me". There are plenty of other contenders. She will face 2016 champion Angelique Kerber today. Garbine Muguruza is the reigning Wimbledon champion, though her health has been in question at the start of the new year. (more...)
Maria Sharapova makes winning return in Australian Open Maria Sharapova makes winning return in Australian Open
- January 16, 2018

Sharapova was banned after testing positive for the drug meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open, when she reached the quarterfinals, and finished past year ranked No. Djokovic, wearing a compression sleeve over his troublesome right elbow, raced through the first two sets against Donald Young before the American rallied. (more...)
Alligator, Burmese python entangled on Florida golf course Alligator, Burmese python entangled on Florida golf course
- January 16, 2018

But it looked as though the gator had the advantage, with the snakes tale in its mouth. "In this particular golf course, there is a lot of wildlife. 'They were absolutely still, ' he said. Nadler's photo, which has since been shared almost 20,000 times on Facebook, shows the snake and gator wrapped around each other, WPLG-TV first reported. (more...)
Roger Federer starts Australian Open title defence with win over Aljaz Bedene Roger Federer starts Australian Open title defence with win over Aljaz Bedene
- January 16, 2018

I'm anxious it kind of won't be (as good as last year) because I'm a year older, guys are coming back again. Elsewhere on day two at Melbourne Park, Djokovic marked his return to action with a straightforward defeat of Donald Young and Maria Sharapova powered past Tatjana Maria as Simona Halep defeated wildcard Destanee Aiava. (more...)
Federer brushes past Aljaz Bedene in Melbourne opener Federer brushes past Aljaz Bedene in Melbourne opener
- January 16, 2018

The Swiss second seed needed one hour and 41 minutes to defeat Bedene 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 on Rod Laver Arena and will next face Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff who got past South Korea's Kwon Soon-woo 6-1, 6-2, 6-4. In the women's bracket, top-ranked Simona Halep fell behind 5-2 in the first set to teenage wild card Destanee Aiava before saving the set and winning it 7-6. (more...)
Roger Federer reveals plans to play AGGRESSIVE tennis in 2018 Roger Federer reveals plans to play AGGRESSIVE tennis in 2018
- January 16, 2018

Halep, who has had back-to-back first-round exits on her last two trips to Melbourne Park, opens on day two against Australian wild-card entry Destanee Aiava. Federer raced to the first set in 26 minutes and claimed the second on his fourth set point as Bedene raised his level. Serena Williams beat her older sister Venus Williams in the final to capture an Open era-record 23rd major here past year but decided against defending her title because she didn't have enough time to recover from ... (more...)
Sharapova back in Oz, joins Federer, Djokovic in 2nd round Sharapova back in Oz, joins Federer, Djokovic in 2nd round
- January 16, 2018

So I was hoping this is going to obviously continue and be transferred into the first round of Australian Open . "Something is going on with Australia and me". British media said the Serbian 12-time Grand Slam victor, president of the ATP Tour player council, had raised the subject at a mandatory player meeting in Melbourne on Friday. (more...)
Whitehall man arrested for punching Philly police horse Whitehall man arrested for punching Philly police horse
- January 16, 2018

While most Philadelphia Eagles fans at Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday were euphoric over their team's win over the Atlanta Falcons, securing Philadelphia's first appearance in the NFC championship since 2008, one was acting like a fool inside and outside of the stadium. (more...)
Takeaways from Coach Sean Payton's end of season press conference Takeaways from Coach Sean Payton's end of season press conference
- January 16, 2018

Of course, the Vikings rallied when quarterback Case Keenum threw 61-yard touchdown pass to Stefon Diggs to win the game 29-23. Payton said one issue was the Saints' " monitor was down ", adding that, "our booth was the only booth that didn't have a feed to it". (more...)
Man United Frontrunners for Alexis Sanchez, Chelsea Now In, Man City Out Man United Frontrunners for Alexis Sanchez, Chelsea Now In, Man City Out
- January 16, 2018

Two superbly taken first-half strikes, from Antonio Valencia and Anthony Martial, put United in command against a spirited Stoke side and Romelu Lukaku made sure of the win midway through the second half with a low drive. He has a lot to give us. Supporters will just hope that Mkhitaryan, whose confidence at Old Trafford is in tatters after falling miles down the pecking order, won't stop this move from going through by deciding against a move to the Emirates. (more...)
Giants' search down to Pat Shurmur, Josh McDaniels Giants' search down to Pat Shurmur, Josh McDaniels
- January 16, 2018

That's not the case for Shurmur or McDaniels (or even Patricia until he formally signs with the Lions ), as the Vikings and Patriots have advanced to their conference championship games. Patricia can't agree to a deal with the Lions until the Patriots season is officially over, which means there will be plenty of Patriots defensive coordinator rumors circulating. (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers' David DeCastro embarrassed by pregame trash talk, loss Pittsburgh Steelers' David DeCastro embarrassed by pregame trash talk, loss
- January 16, 2018

Diggs leaped over the lunge by Williams, regained his balance inbounds, and had a clear path to the end zone to give Minnesota the improbable 29-24 victory. "That's what we've done, and that's what we have to prepare against". Mitchell had some things to say to the Jaguars before the game. Even after suffering an ankle injury in the second quarter, the rookie running back returned in the second half and continued to churn out yards. (more...)
EPL: Ndidi outshines Kante as Chelsea and Leicester play 0-0 EPL: Ndidi outshines Kante as Chelsea and Leicester play 0-0
- January 16, 2018

The Brazil global started on the bench in the 0-0 draw against Leicester City on Saturday and wasn't called upon following an injury to Gary Cahill in the 33rd minute. We've gone three full games without scoring. "That's when our relations went from bad to good and from good to very good, because I was man enough to apologise". (more...)
Unseeded Maria Sharapova makes winning start at Australian Open Unseeded Maria Sharapova makes winning start at Australian Open
- January 16, 2018

Konta saw off her American opponent 6-3, 6-1 in the opening round to now set up her next clash against Croatia's Bernarda Pera. "I'm hoping for it to go well again". Djokovic eventually won 6-1 6-2 6-4. "After being away for such a long time, there are adjustments", she said. However, she was the first to break to 2-1. (more...)
Bryce Love Returning for Senior Season Bryce Love Returning for Senior Season
- January 16, 2018

Underclassmen who wanted to enter April's draft had until midnight Eastern on Monday to do so. His huge numbers made him one of the finalists for the Heisman Trophy , with Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield ultimately winning the award. (more...)
Mourinho keen to tie up long-term De Gea deal Mourinho keen to tie up long-term De Gea deal
- January 16, 2018

Manchester City have pulled out of any potential deal for Alexis Sanchez and ended their interest in the Arsenal striker. He told The Times: " Manchester United is not going to sign Sanchez unless Mkhi agrees to join Arsenal ". Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan's agent, Mino Raiola , says the Armenia global holds the key to United's pursuit of Alexis Sánchez , The Times reports. (more...)
Chelsea ready to make 29-year-old striker their second January signing
- January 16, 2018

The Premier League champions only recruited Benzema's former competitor Alvaro Morata in the summer for a club-record fee, it would seem freaky to look to sign Los Blancos' other striker. I am not aware if anyone has come in for them. 'It's normal that one player can't keep always top of the form. Chelsea are now in the middle of a severe goal drought having had to endure three goalless draws. (more...)
Olazábal, Kaymer and Rory among top golfers at Abu Dhabi Championship Olazábal, Kaymer and Rory among top golfers at Abu Dhabi Championship
- January 16, 2018

McIlroy hasn't played competitively since finishing T-63 at last year's Alfred Dunhill Links Championship while this is Rose's first outing since his victory at the Indonesian Masters last year. "It's just so great to see him out of that and back and excited to be playing golf again". Rory McIlroy feels a first win since September 2016 is "not far away" as he prepares to make his competitive comeback in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. (more...)
Tommy Bowe to retire from professional rugby at end of season Tommy Bowe to retire from professional rugby at end of season
- January 16, 2018

The winger scored a try on his Ulster debut against Connacht in 2004 and later that same year marked his worldwide debut with a try against the USA. Bowe, who won 69 caps for Ireland, is now sidelined by a shoulder injury suffered earlier this month that could keep him out for a total of eight weeks. (more...)
IND vs SA: Virat Kohli penalised for poor on-field behaviour IND vs SA: Virat Kohli penalised for poor on-field behaviour
- January 16, 2018

Kohli didn't agree with the umpire's assertion and the television camera showed that he marched off right into the match referee Broad's cabin and was seen moving his hands in frustration. Only 10 overs were bowled due to rain and bad light. Earlier, Kohli had hit a superb 153. The India captain pleaded guilty to the offence after the end of day's play. (more...)
NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) Shares Sold by L & S Advisors Inc
- January 16, 2018

Shares of NextEra Energy ( NEE ) traded down $0.18 on Monday, hitting $150.32. NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:NEP) has risen 18.85% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. (NYSE: NEE ). First Merchants has 0.3% invested in NextEra Energy, Inc . Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Mgmt Grp Limited owns 872 shares. Vnbtrust National Association owns 2,350 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. (more...)
Jaguars vs. Steelers: Updated Odds,Stat Predictions for 2018 AFC Divisional Game Jaguars vs. Steelers: Updated Odds,Stat Predictions for 2018 AFC Divisional Game
- January 16, 2018

Jaguars coach Doug Marrone tried to convey that message. PHILADELPHIA (AP) - With Nick Foles engineering several long drives, Jake Elliott converting three field goals, and the defense getting stingy in the tightest spot, Philadelphia moved into the NFC championship game with a victory over the Atlanta Falcons . (more...)
Shaun White Scores Perfect 100.00 in Snowmass, Clinches 2018 Winter Olympic Spot Shaun White Scores Perfect 100.00 in Snowmass, Clinches 2018 Winter Olympic Spot
- January 16, 2018

The finish assured him a spot on the U.S. team after he finished third at the U.S. Grand Prix at Copper Mountain, Colo., in December. She skied with passion and determination and stomped a run that included; a left 270 on the first rail, a stock slide on waterfall, then unleashed a series of 900's on the jumps. (more...)
Will Ferrell crashes Australian Open as Ron Burgundy Will Ferrell crashes Australian Open as Ron Burgundy
- January 16, 2018

Would you describe your game as a silky gazelle? Are you a witch or a vampire? A rare glimpse at a break of his own at 2-1 down quickly disappeared for Bedene, with Federer sending a pinpoint forehand down the line to take it to deuce having fallen 40-15 down. (more...)
Governor: Scrub NY From Plan To Expand Offshore Oil Drilling Governor: Scrub NY From Plan To Expand Offshore Oil Drilling
- January 16, 2018

Last week, Secretary Zinke announced that Florida's offshore waters would be removed from consideration under a new proposed program expanding offshore oil and gas drilling in almost all federal waters, citing Florida's heavy reliance on tourism as an economic driver - similar to New Jersey. (more...)
LeBron James Goes In On Trump Giving 'Racism An Opportunity' LeBron James Goes In On Trump Giving 'Racism An Opportunity'
- January 16, 2018

While offering praise for the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr ., and for America itself, James also disparaged President Trump as an enabler of racist behavior. "The guy in control has given people and racism, and negative racism, an opportunity to be out, and outspoken without fear". Trump has come under fire for reportedly calling some African nations "shithole countries" during a White House meeting with lawmakers discussing USA immigration policy. (more...)
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...)

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