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Philadelphia 76ers: Are the Sixers doomed without JJ Redick? Philadelphia 76ers: Are the Sixers doomed without JJ Redick?
- January 17, 2018

The Philadelphia 76ers (20-20) have been playing well lately, winning five of their last six games. Redick underwent X-rays, which came back negative, after the game. Over the first 40 games of the season, the 76ers bench has only averaged 27.5 points per game , the fourth-worst of any team in the league, and for better or worse, Bayless has been the team's go-to sparkplug. (more...)
Even in defeat: Graceful Pep congratulates Liverpool Even in defeat: Graceful Pep congratulates Liverpool
- January 17, 2018

This is how you do it. You can see what they can do. The result means that City remain 15 points clear of second-placed Manchester United at the top of the Premier League table ahead of United's match at home to struggling Stoke on Monday. (more...)
Liverpool star Emre Can: Teams will respect us after Man City performance Liverpool star Emre Can: Teams will respect us after Man City performance
- January 17, 2018

The strike brought the Englishman's total for the season to three, which is as many goals as he scored for the Gunners in his last 71 appearances for the club . "Obviously, it was a massive start for us and for me". Liverpool midfielder Gini Wijnaldum has suggested that Liverpool will need to be more ruthless if they are to get to Manchester City's level. (more...)
Bordeaux President Stéphane Martin: Bordeaux President Stéphane Martin: "We have never had any discussions with Arsenal".
- January 17, 2018

Finally, Jurgen Klopp has now joined the race for in-demand Norwich City midfielder James Maddison , reports the Evening Standard , and The Sun claims Leicester City playmaker Riyad Mahrez - who has reportedly been attracting the interest of Liverpool - wants to leave the King Power in the January window. (more...)
South Africa hit their straps on subcontinental-style pitch South Africa hit their straps on subcontinental-style pitch
- January 17, 2018

It motivated Elgar to 61 second-innings runs, the second-highest South African run-scorer. For India , Mohammed Shami took 4 wickets, while Bumrah took 3 wickets. "Virat is very competitive", Morkel said of Kohli's animated behaviour. But even if South Africa stroll to a series win - the evidence so far suggests they will have to work fairly hard for the victory - some part of the assessment of this match will be focused on the pitch. (more...)
Liverpool's Emre Can: 'Rivals would have been amazed watching us against City' Liverpool's Emre Can: 'Rivals would have been amazed watching us against City'
- January 17, 2018

It was City's first loss after 23 games this season in the Premier League . "It was just a joy to watch", said Klopp . "But we learned from previous games". The German probably possesses the footballing philosophy to combat Guardiola's many-varied systems. In the second half we started much better and the game was in our hands. (more...)
Man City couldn't cope with the Anfield factor - Pep Guardiola Man City couldn't cope with the Anfield factor - Pep Guardiola
- January 17, 2018

In Jones' first campaign at Old Trafford, Alex Ferguson's United were eight points ahead of City in April with six games to go. And Thompson has suggested that he is not expecting too much movement between now and the end of the season, and explained why he is expecting Spurs to miss out on a Champions League qualification spot. (more...)
Gymnasts, young victims recount sex abuse inflicted by former doctor Gymnasts, young victims recount sex abuse inflicted by former doctor
- January 17, 2018

Stephens was the first of nearly 100 women who are expected to deliver statements during the four-day hearing. "I testified to let the world know that you are a repulsive liar and those "treatments" were pathetically veiled sexual abuse", victim Kyle Stephens said to Nassar. (more...)
'We have a chance for Sanchez' 'We have a chance for Sanchez'
- January 17, 2018

The Armenian has agreed to join the Gunners and it will clear the path for Sanchez to move to Manchester United in the coming days. "No news on Alexis Sanchez, he is an Arsenal player", he said. Arsenal fans will surely be more in favour for their club to land Henrikh Mkhitaryan when they discover how he spoke glowingly of them in an 2009 interview. (more...)
Drew Brees To Pass on Free Agency, Plans To Return to Saints Drew Brees To Pass on Free Agency, Plans To Return to Saints
- January 17, 2018

In the past, Brees has rightly maximized his earning potential with the Saints . It's the same way I felt 12 years ago. In 2016, The Purdue product agreed to a one-year contract extension worth $24.25 million to take him through the 2017 campaign, and he likely will sign a similar short-term deal this offseason. (more...)
Australian Open 2018: Nadal strolls through opener against Victor Estrella Burgos Australian Open 2018: Nadal strolls through opener against Victor Estrella Burgos
- January 17, 2018

She, however, lost to Monica Puig in the first round. I know one day I won't have the chance to play again in this court I want to enjoy every year I am here. Whereas here, it's been constantly playing, practice how hopefully I can play during the Australian Open . Avoiding a bagel with a sumptuous volley from the service line (his only effective area of the court in the match), he forced Nadal to serve it out; the Spaniard duly answering with a love hold and an emphatic win. (more...)
Jamaican bobsledders qualify for Winter Olympics Jamaican bobsledders qualify for Winter Olympics
- January 17, 2018

According to the BBC , The Jamaican team would be led by Jazmine Fenlator , an athlete who represented the United States at the 2014 winter Olympics in Sochi. Just under a year ago, the women won a bronze medal at the North American Cup in Lake Placid. Although they crashed out and did not officially finish the race, the men's participation at the Calgary games in 1988 is one of the most iconic moments in Winter Olympics history. (more...)
Sean Payton on doing 'Skol' clap: 'Good playoff fun' Sean Payton on doing 'Skol' clap: 'Good playoff fun'
- January 17, 2018

Payton's been going full scorched earth down the stretch for New Orleans and appears to have been caught mocking Vikings fans with a Skol clap after the Saints took the lead with 25 seconds left on a Wil Lutz field goal. We showed a lot of toughness coming back. Then, at noon - Saints sideline reporter Kristian Garic will join us to size of the Saints season...and look forward to needs in 2018. (more...)
Trump pushes for merit-based immigration system
- January 17, 2018

Durbin's intentions, saying "it is not the first time" that the IL senator has accused someone of inflammatory language. NBC reports that Trump uttered, "No, No". A senior GOP source familiar with the matter told CNN that instead of hearing the President say "shithole" during the meeting, some Republicans actually heard "shithouse". (more...)
It's back to reality time for Chezza, says Dermot O'Leary It's back to reality time for Chezza, says Dermot O'Leary
- January 17, 2018

He seems to have confirmed that Cheryl will be taking a judge's chair on The X Factor , telling Metro: 'Cheryl's going to come back'. The mother-of-one wowed viewers when she helped Simon Cowell at his judges' houses stage of the ITV competition past year (17). (more...)
Stokes available for England selection Stokes available for England selection
- January 17, 2018

The 26-year-old was charged on Monday after a fight outside a Bristol nightclub in September and will appear before magistrates. However, the European Central Bank allowed him to play six matches for Canterbury Kings in New Zealand domestic cricket in December. (more...)
Jack Wilshere must meet Arsene Wenger's two demands to stay at Arsenal Jack Wilshere must meet Arsene Wenger's two demands to stay at Arsenal
- January 17, 2018

From Ashley Cole to Robin Van Persie to the current group of players like Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Wilshere remains confident that an extension will be agreed to prolong his stay in north London, but he has suggested that no agreement is imminent. (more...)
Has Bordeaux's manager just revealed Liverpool are rivaling Arsenal for Malcom?
- January 17, 2018

However, according to French sports daily L'Equipe, Bordeaux could be tempted to sell Malcom in the current transfer window if they receive a huge offer for the starlet. 'Things are clear with his agents, ' Martin told L'Equipe . Malcom has also attracted attention from the likes Manchester United and Tottenham after scoring seven goals and providing five assists in his 19 Ligue 1 appearances this season. (more...)
Bairstow: England one-day win not down to Australian Ashes party Bairstow: England one-day win not down to Australian Ashes party
- January 17, 2018

It's always a nice wicket here at the Gabba, we're expecting to come out here as we always do and put our best foot forward". After claiming a dominant 4-nil Ashes victory, the Australian Test team celebrated at a Sydney pub. "They're setting the benchmark at the moment and we've gotta come out and start well". Timid and tepid have been replaced by a swaggering aggression, typified by the early assault from Roy and Jonny Bairstow on Australia's pace attack that brought 53 in the first ... (more...)
Kyrgios downs Troicki, faces Tsonga next Kyrgios downs Troicki, faces Tsonga next
- January 17, 2018

Before that late hiccup, the world No.17 was seemingly more troubled by a series of freakish interruptions at Hisense Arena than by veteran Troicki. Two unforced errors from Troicki gifted Kyrgios a break at the start of the second set and he then dipped into his bag of dinks and chips and fizzing winners to take a two-set lead. (more...)
Australian Open 2018 - Aljaz Bedene vs Roger Federer Preview Australian Open 2018 - Aljaz Bedene vs Roger Federer Preview
- January 17, 2018

Her groundstrokes were certainly a key, hitting 22 winners to her opponent's seven for the match. "I have an opinion, but I think what happens inside the union with the players should stay inside, and we'll see". FLYING THE (MAPLE LEAF) FLAG: Canadians have back-to-back matches to start play on Show Court 2. It's been a while [so] obviously you don't know how you're going to start off. (more...)
Two previously unknown Van Gogh sketches discovered Two previously unknown Van Gogh sketches discovered
- January 17, 2018

Experts confirmed that Hill of Montmartre with Stone Quarry (1886) was sketched by Vincent van Gogh. The second, recently authenticated drawing is also included in the group show. "It's really exceptional and does not often happen", Teio Meedendorp, senior researcher for the Amsterdam-based Van Gogh Museum , told AFP. Mr Meedendorf said that when he took the drawing out of its frame, he found the telltale number, "123", written on the back. (more...)
Windies colts' lack of sportsmanship results in Jiveshan Pillay's weird dismissal Windies colts' lack of sportsmanship results in Jiveshan Pillay's weird dismissal
- January 17, 2018

In 2016, former West Indies fast bowler Ian Bishop had defended the U-19 side against criticism for the mankad, but he was less supportive of this obstructing-the-field dismissal. The ball has stopped. The umpires have done what they need to do. It's not threatening the stumps. I don't necessarily feel as if that's a good law. Unlike Paul's actions - which were clearly within the rules and also "spirit" of cricket, considering the non-striker was taking unfair advantage or was simply being ... (more...)
Man United ease past Stoke City in EPL Man United ease past Stoke City in EPL
- January 17, 2018

Paul Pogba was terrific - that's not taking anything away from the rest of the players, but he is that good a player. Manchester United are close to reaching an agreement with manager Jose Mourinho over a contract extension that would keep him at the club until 2021, British media said on Tuesday. (more...)
Roger Federer admits he expects tougher 2018 after routine Australian Open win Roger Federer admits he expects tougher 2018 after routine Australian Open win
- January 17, 2018

On Tuesday night, he got something different. Except it wasn't really Ferrell asking the questions; the star pulled out that deep voice and slipped back into his Anchorman character Ron Burgundy to get the answers the crowd really wanted. (more...)
Raonic suffers surprise loss in Melbourne Raonic suffers surprise loss in Melbourne
- January 17, 2018

However, his loss to Lacko marked the first time he has suffered a first-round Australian Open loss. Peter Polansky of Thornhill, Ont., joined Raonic on the sidelines after losing his first round match in three sets to Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation 7-6 (3), 7-6 (2), 6-4. (more...)
"I'm Not A Racist", Says US President Trump After Profane Slur
- January 17, 2018

The president finally addressed the disparaging remarks in person as he was headed to dinner at his golf club in West Palm Beach with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA). He blamed Democrats for failing to reach a deal on DACA , the Obama-era policy that offers protection for children who were brought to the USA illegally. (more...)
Mourinho set to sign new Manchester United contract Mourinho set to sign new Manchester United contract
- January 17, 2018

The Red Devils certainly appear to be responding to their manager's recent clarion call to give him more cash to spend, with a bid on the table for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez looking increasingly hopeful. Jose Mourinho has indicated that Manchester United will do all they can to extend David de Gea's contract. The Telegraph says United are still trying to persuade Fellaini to pen a new deal at Old Trafford. (more...)
Mourinho: United Is Pogba's Team Mourinho: United Is Pogba's Team
- January 17, 2018

We just want to catch City . As the rain came lashing down late in the game, Jose Mourinho sent on two of his substitutes in the 80th minute - Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini replacing Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial . (more...)
Will Ferrell asks Roger Federer: 'Are you a vampire?' Will Ferrell asks Roger Federer: 'Are you a vampire?'
- January 17, 2018

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. I wish they would let loose and be themselves. At an older age, you start forgetting your name sometimes. For 30-year-old Djokovic who was seeded 14th after missing the second half of 2017 with an elbow injury, he won easily in 6-1 6-2 6-4 display. (more...)

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