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Mischa Zverev's heavy fine for 'poor performance' at Australian Open Mischa Zverev's heavy fine for 'poor performance' at Australian Open
- January 24, 2018

The German 32nd seed was punished for "a poor first-round performance" under new rules aimed at curbing early withdrawals through injury. Tennis officials introduced new rules a year ago to combat a plague of mid-match withdrawals at grand slams to stop injured players turning up just to claim the prize money. (more...)
USA Gymnastics Executive Board Members Resign Amid Larry Nassar Sexual Abuse Scandal USA Gymnastics Executive Board Members Resign Amid Larry Nassar Sexual Abuse Scandal
- January 24, 2018

She says she's possibly the disgraced Olympic doctor's last victim, because he was let go by the university a week after her last "treatment" in August 2016. The organization announced on Twitter that the board's chair Paul Parilla , vice chair Jay Binder , and treasurer Bitsy Kelley resigned January 22. (more...)
Arsenal supporters convinced they've spotted a message in Henrikh Mkhitaryan video Arsenal supporters convinced they've spotted a message in Henrikh Mkhitaryan video
- January 23, 2018

After arriving at United, the 29-year-old was thankful to the Gunners, with whom he spent three-and-a-half years having signed from Barcelona, but felt the chance to play for the 13-time Premier League victor was simply too good to turn down. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez: Alexis Sanchez: "My dream was to play for Manchester United"
- January 23, 2018

Arsenal have done erased their business with Manchester United after completion of Alexis Sanchez transfer to their rivals which involved a swap deal bringing Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan to the Emirates. "Celebrating with my boys", the Armenia worldwide tweeted under the photo. The Premier League leaders did not want to pay a fee of more than £20million while United were not only willing to meet Arsenal's £35million asking price, but offer much higher wages. (more...)
Martial strike gives Manchester United points at Burnley Martial strike gives Manchester United points at Burnley
- January 23, 2018

Martial's goal. United had been looking lacklustre - in need of Alexis Sanchez some might say - before Martial produced the kind of quality their performance had been missing, sending a fine strike in off the bar. "Jones and Smalling were giants but the team were very good and Fellaini was fundamental in this so big thanks to him". The youngster has now scored in his last three consecutive Premier League fixtures, the first time he's achieved that feat since joining United from AS Monaco ... (more...)
Manchester United sign Alexis Sanchez Manchester United sign Alexis Sanchez
- January 23, 2018

This swap deal shows how ambitious Manchester United are and that they will do everything they can to win the Premier League as soon as possible - and also do harm in the Champions League - but it also shows Sanchez is up for the challenge. (more...)
Michael Jordan Explained Hornets' Position On Trade To Kemba Walker Michael Jordan Explained Hornets' Position On Trade To Kemba Walker
- January 23, 2018

However, the asking price is high. "It's not like we are shopping him". It is uncertain at this point if there is a franchise in the league that will give up an All-Star just to take Walker away from Jordan and the Hornets . The 27-year-old Walker has spent his entire seven-year National Basketball Association career with the Hornets/Bobcats franchise. I've gotten to know a lot of the fans. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski hit in head, misses second half Rob Gronkowski hit in head, misses second half
- January 23, 2018

Jaguars safety Barry Church laid the hit on Gronkowski, and it drew a 15-yard penalty against Jacksonville. The Patriots are obviously better with Gronkowski and not having their best offensive weapon (minus Brady) will hurt. Gronkowski was initially ruled questionable, but was downgraded to out later in the game. He finished the game with three targets, one catch, and 21 yards. (more...)
Running Philadelphia Eagles fan slams into subway pole Running Philadelphia Eagles fan slams into subway pole
- January 23, 2018

It turns out, this actually happened well before the game and the fan was just getting fans on the train pumped up when he inadvertently ran into that pole. Philadelphia Eagles fans were celebrating after their team earned a trip to Super Bowl 52 following the 38-7 rout of the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship game Sunday. (more...)
Barcelona confirm departure of Javier Mascherano Barcelona confirm departure of Javier Mascherano
- January 23, 2018

Mascherano has made just 11 appearances in all competitions this season, although a hamstring injury sidelined him for a month towards the year of 2017. " Javier Mascherano is leaving Barça, but he does so with a great record and good standing among Barça fans". Barcelona will officially bid farewell to Javier Mascherano by way of an "institutional ceremony" on Wednesday. (more...)
Ground breaks on Texas' largest solar power project Ground breaks on Texas' largest solar power project
- January 23, 2018

Amplus Energy Solutions has signed an MoU with Yes Bank for a strategic tie-up to co-finance projects in the solar energy sector in India. Upendra Tripathy announced that by April of this year the worldwide body will have at least 100 solar power projects under its umbrella. (more...)
Tom Brady shakes off hand injury, leads Patriots back to Super Bowl Tom Brady shakes off hand injury, leads Patriots back to Super Bowl
- January 23, 2018

Three plays in to the Patriots' next possession, Brady threw a backward pass to Amendola and he followed with a toss across the field to Dion Lewis. While Danny Amendola made several clutch catches in the 24-20 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars and Dion Lewis has been risky all season, the key to stopping the Patriots will be containing Gronkowski. (more...)
(PG) Is Losing Ground Following Q2 Report (PG) Is Losing Ground Following Q2 Report
- January 23, 2018

Insiders sold a total of 18,719 shares of company stock valued at $1,661,544 over the last three months. Zweig stated it has 0.11% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Metropolitan Life Insur Ny holds 0% or 22,338 shares. Clearbridge Invs Lc has invested 0.5% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). (more...)
Alexis Sanchez joins Manchester United as Henrikh Mkhitaryan makes Arsenal move Alexis Sanchez joins Manchester United as Henrikh Mkhitaryan makes Arsenal move
- January 23, 2018

Mkhitaryan joined United for around £30 million in 2016 after three years at Borussia Dortmund. Manchester United announced the signing of Sanchez from Arsenal yesterday after a fortnight of speculation. "I am thrilled to be joining the biggest club in the world", said Sanchez, a former Barcelona player who had an opportunity to join Manchester City . (more...)
Fernandinho joins Nicolas Otamendi in signing contract extension at Manchester City Fernandinho joins Nicolas Otamendi in signing contract extension at Manchester City
- January 23, 2018

The 5-foot-10 defender also has proven to be a threat at the other end this season, scoring five goals in all competitions - including the victor as City defeated rivals Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford last month amid a record-breaking run of 18 successive league victories. (more...)
Bouchard agrees to another Super Bowl date Bouchard agrees to another Super Bowl date
- January 23, 2018

And the ideal example is tennis player Genie Bouchard and one of her Twitter followers, John Goehrke . For those who don't know, Goehrke - a 21-year-old marketing student - won a date with Bouchard after she predicted Atlanta Falcons would win the Super Bowl final last year. (more...)
The First Image Of Henrikh Mkhitaryan In Arsenal Kit The First Image Of Henrikh Mkhitaryan In Arsenal Kit
- January 23, 2018

The Chile worldwide is said to have said his goodbyes before rushing up north to finalise his move to Old Trafford. Jose Mourinho has claimed Sanchez is among the world's best as he confirmed the Chilean's signing for United. "We have had big players concerned with moving away which causes uncertainty in the dressing room. Probably not. You never know in football but they are in a very, very strong position". (more...)
Kobe Bryant Nominated For Oscar For 'Dear Basketball' Kobe Bryant Nominated For Oscar For 'Dear Basketball'
- January 23, 2018

Bryant wrote and executive produced the animated short, which served as a love poem to the game of basketball as the all-time great left the sport behind. The future Hall of Fame guard seemed genuinely surprised to receive the Academy's honor, and shared his appreciation on Twitter . The 90th Academy Awards will be televised on March 4th, 2018. (more...)
TRAI's IFC recommendations to benefit travelers TRAI's IFC recommendations to benefit travelers
- January 23, 2018

The recommendations from the telecom regulator come with certain security guidelines as well. "We do not support any separate category of IFC service provider", said Rajan Mathews, director general at Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), which represents all major telcos, even as he welcomed the move to allow internet and mobile services in flights. (more...)
Wozniacki advances to Aust Open semi-final Wozniacki advances to Aust Open semi-final
- January 23, 2018

She escaped, and Suarez Navarro began to press; 4-2 was suddenly 4-4, and with a backhand victor up the line, the Dane held at love for a 5-4 lead. "I need to play aggressive and play well", said the 16-time Grand Slam champion, who has only won once in Australia, in 2009. (more...)
Juventus beats Genoa 1-0 to trail Napoli by 1 point Juventus beats Genoa 1-0 to trail Napoli by 1 point
- January 23, 2018

Douglas Costa scored in the 16th minute, the first conceded by Genoa in five league matches. "It's not up to me when we play, I won't reply to Sarri who should be happy with the result [a 1-0 win against Atalanta on Sunday] and being top of the league", said Allegri. (more...)
Cesc Fabregas, Alvaro Morata ruled out of Arsenal cup tie
- January 23, 2018

Speaking to reporters ahead of Wednesday evening's clash, Conte said: "Morata and Fabregas are out. Then I have to check a couple of situations [with other players]". "In my first season and a half I have the opportunity to win the league, to play the final of the FA Cup, and play the Community Shield". "Playing against Arsenal is always a big challenge". (more...)
With Super Bowl set, a hideous distinction for Cowboys organization
- January 23, 2018

It's pretty awesome, and proud of this team, great leadership, and it's just been a great year. Nick Foles , who has filled at Eagles quarterback since starter Carson Wentz suffered a torn ACL during the regular season, threw for 352 yards with three touchdowns. (more...)
Chelsea FC working on deals to complete second and third January signings Chelsea FC working on deals to complete second and third January signings
- January 23, 2018

Back-up Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi will not be included in the deal as it now stands. "Edin's a Roma player and I will handle any of the players I have available to me". A similar stance has been taken with Batshuayi, and Dzeko's arrival may free him up to move elsewhere this month, even if Roma is not his eventual destination. (more...)
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez signs for Manchester United, Premier League clubs confirm Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez signs for Manchester United, Premier League clubs confirm
- January 23, 2018

The 25-year-old's message was in reference to his goal celebration, which is a dance from the song "Milly Rock" by rapper 2 Milly. "I remember today, a conversation I had with Henry, a historic Arsenal player, who changed club for the same reason and today is my turn", wrote Sanchez. (more...)
Jonny Evans could leave West Bromwich Albion for £3m in summer
- January 23, 2018

Manchester City are leading the race for 30-year-old Evans - who is understood to be keen to return to Manchester, having come through the ranks at neighbours Uniited. He has been a stalwart in their defence this season, playing every match in the Swiss Super League and could be a ready-made replacement should Jonny Evans leave the club this month. (more...)
Tom Brady and the Patriots are back in a familiar spot
- January 23, 2018

While the Patriots defense lacks a dominant pass rusher, New England still ranked seventh with 42 sacks during the regular season. Which, remember, they didn't do at the end of the first half. Right after the whistle was blown. But teams have to expect those types of calls, especially in Foxborough facing the Patriots. "It's pretty incredible to be on a team that wins these kind of games". (more...)
Fernandinho commits future to Manchester City Fernandinho commits future to Manchester City
- January 23, 2018

This defeat ended an unbeaten run in the league, though Manchester City still maintains a comfortable 12 point lead at the top of the table. What followed has gone down in football folklore as Newcastle lost five of eight games from the end of February to the start of April. (more...)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan officially signed by Arsenal Henrikh Mkhitaryan officially signed by Arsenal
- January 23, 2018

United will be hoping their substantial investment helps close the gap on their Emirati-backed cross-city rivals Manchester City , who are streaking away with the Premier League title this season. Last week, former Arsenal defender Martin Keown called Sanchez "football's biggest mercenary". Now Arsenal's creative dynamo has gone, the arrival of United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan as part of the deal is unlikely to silence the calls for Wenger's own departure. (more...)
Ryan Day reportedly considering Titans offensive coordinator job Ryan Day reportedly considering Titans offensive coordinator job
- January 23, 2018

He was Houston's linebackers coach from 2014-16 and its defensive coordinator in 2017. Mike McCarthy moved quickly to retain cornerbacks coach Joe Whitt, who also got an interview for the Packers' defensive coordinator job , by making up a fancy new title for him - passing game coordinator. (more...)

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