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Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho opens door for Zlatan Ibrahimovic exit Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho opens door for Zlatan Ibrahimovic exit
- January 31, 2018

It's been a very unusual season for Zlatan Ibrahimovic. However, despite regaining his fitness in impressive time, Sweden's all-time top-scorer struggled to get back into the starting eleven and when he did break in, sustained another injury set-back. (more...)
Homeless man will get jail for stealing from Manchester bombing victims Homeless man will get jail for stealing from Manchester bombing victims
- January 31, 2018

But police CCTV showed him stealing from victims following the bombing which killed 22 people in May past year, including four from the North East. Afterwards Parker, 33, told reporters he had rushed into the venue following the blast, comforting a badly injured girl who had lost both her legs and cradling a woman with serious head and leg wounds who died in his arms. (more...)
One-handed linebacker Shaquem Griffin invited to NFL Combine One-handed linebacker Shaquem Griffin invited to NFL Combine
- January 31, 2018

Considering his accomplishments the past two seasons, which earned him a trip to the latest Senior Bowl, it was quite freaky to find out he was not extended an offer to participate in the upcoming NFL Combine. "Thank you all for all y'all support", Griffin said. They invited the right one to the National Football League combine. The entire nation was behind me and I couldn't do it without you. (more...)
Sam Clucas at the double as Swansea shock Arsenal Sam Clucas at the double as Swansea shock Arsenal
- January 31, 2018

Arsenal have only won one of their last four league games, although last week they beat Chelsea 2-1 to book a date with Manchester City in the EFL Cup final, and Cech called for his side to focus on the battle for the top four. Which TV Channel will telecast Swansea vs Arsenal match? "We have a chance (of staying up)". "We should have far more points than we have at this moment". (more...)
Laporte left out of Athletic squad amid Man City speculation Laporte left out of Athletic squad amid Man City speculation
- January 31, 2018

His buyout clause of £57 million will make him a club-record signing for City in pound sterling, although the price in Euros is less than the €76m (£55m) paid to Wolfsburg for Kevin De Bruyne . The 23-year-old will also become the second most expensive defender in history behind Virgil Van Dijk , who cost Liverpool £75 million from Southampton earlier this month. (more...)
FBI's Andrew McCabe, a Trump target, stepping down FBI's Andrew McCabe, a Trump target, stepping down
- January 31, 2018

The official, who talked on background because they are not authorized to speak directly about situation, said Mr. McCabe is using his retirement eligibility to leave a few weeks earlier than initially planned. FBI Assistant Deputy Director David Bowdich was appointed acting deputy director, effective Monday. Another of the president's tweets from past year said: "Why didn't A.G. (more...)
Newcastle, West Ham and Valencia to make bids for Eliaquim Mangala Newcastle, West Ham and Valencia to make bids for Eliaquim Mangala
- January 31, 2018

The 26-year-old spent time on loan with Valencia last season, featuring 34 games, where he scored twice. Injuries to both John Stones and Vincent Kompany late previous year saw Mangala earn a surprise recall to starting duties for City, though his clumsiness and occasional lapses in concentration quickly led fans of the Citizens to plead with the club to reinforce the heart of their defence this month. (more...)
Chelsea Line Up Move for Olivier Giroud Chelsea Line Up Move for Olivier Giroud
- January 31, 2018

A number of European giants have been touted as potential destinations for the pacy wide-man, though Tottenham have emerged as the clear leading contenders for his signature over the last couple of days, with reports stemming from the English media yesterday insisting that the North Londoners have secured a £25 million deal with PSG. (more...)
Isaiah Thomas shoots down criticism of his shot selection Isaiah Thomas shoots down criticism of his shot selection
- January 31, 2018

The loss is the eighth straight and 11th in the last 13 games for the Pistons (22-26), who have a home-and-home rematch with the Cavs on Tuesday at Little Caesars Arena. He also missed Friday's game. Dwight Buycks again assumed backup duties, pushing Galloway out of the rotation, and Eric Moreland played over Boban Marjanovic as Andre Drummond's backup. (more...)
Aubameyang to Arsenal hinges on Dortmund finding replacement Aubameyang to Arsenal hinges on Dortmund finding replacement
- January 31, 2018

The Blues have reportedly been quoted £30-35million for Giroud but have yet to show a willingness to pay the Gunners' valuation for their 31-year-old striker. The 23-year-old, a France Under-21 worldwide, has joined City on a deal until 2023 which is understood to have cost some £57m. The latest is perhaps the pure, uncut crystalline essence of a transfer rumor saga, and it involves perhaps the most unlikeliest of Tottenham players: Fernando Llorente . (more...)
Amir Khan throws water over Phil Lo Greco at press conference Amir Khan throws water over Phil Lo Greco at press conference
- January 30, 2018

The press conference to discuss that bout erupted following comments made by Lo Greco about Khan, with the English boxer throwing a glass of water at his opponent and scuffles breaking out in the aftermath. A win for Khan will be the first step on a three-fight plan to land a world title shot at 147 pounds before the 2004 Olympic silver medallist then heads north in weight to battle Kell Brook. (more...)
A's fill bullpen lefty need with trade for Ryan Buchter A's fill bullpen lefty need with trade for Ryan Buchter
- January 30, 2018

The Kansas City Royals are unloading veterans as they embrace what it essentially a free agency forced rebuild. Moss last played for the A's in the 2014 Wild Card game, and hit 76 homers with Oakland over three seasons. Hahn has pitched for the Padres and Athletics and he enters 2018 with an 18-20 career record and a 4.19 ERA in 53 outings (50 starts). Filmyer spent last season with the A's AA franchise in Midland, where he won 11 games, while losing only five. (more...)
Joao Mario Starts - West Ham Team vs Crystal Palace Confirmed Joao Mario Starts - West Ham Team vs Crystal Palace Confirmed
- January 30, 2018

Mark Noble captains the side, with Joao Mario included from the off. Javier Hernandez is up top. CRYSTAL PALACE are hoping their extra preparation time will see them secure three points when they travel to the London Stadium on Tuesday. (more...)
Super Bowl 52 bingo and squares Super Bowl 52 bingo and squares
- January 30, 2018

The unit held its own against limited competition in its run to the Super Bowl , but Pederson's creativity and offensive weapons will provide a new, formidable challenge. "I might try to make my way down to Mardi Gras after this is done", he said . "Honestly, we're in trouble". Everything's going to be written about it, has been written about it, talked about it, discussed, debated and it's about us. (more...)
Suzann Pettersen calls Trump cheating quote '#fakenews' but author stands by story Suzann Pettersen calls Trump cheating quote '#fakenews' but author stands by story
- January 30, 2018

But now comes a new perspective. "Why would I call someone a cheat. never!" Golf-mad Donald Trump "cheats like hell" at his favourite pastime, according to a pro player who has since retracted the reports as "fake news". "I just laugh. I'm someone who likes being teased and I like teasing others, and Trump takes it well". The quote came from an interview published January 27 by Norwegian newspaper Verdens Gang , in which the LPGA star went in-depth on her relationship with the president. (more...)
Marcus McGuane joins Barcelona Marcus McGuane joins Barcelona
- January 30, 2018

The 18-year-old came through the Gunners' youth ranks after joining the London club at under-six level. 'We would like to thank Marcus for his contribution and wish him well at Barcelona, ' an official statement on Arsenal's website reads. (more...)
Klopp challenges ailing Liverpool stars to show they are world class Klopp challenges ailing Liverpool stars to show they are world class
- January 30, 2018

Cameroon centre-back Matip accepted responsibility for one of West Brom's goals and the defender acknowledged Liverpool can not afford a repeat when they face Huddersfield if they are to keep a firm hold on a top-four spot and a guaranteed place in next season's Champions League . (more...)
Manchester City's Leroy Sane ruled out for up to six weeks Manchester City's Leroy Sane ruled out for up to six weeks
- January 30, 2018

Cardiff boss Neil Warnock had suggested Bennett's tackle on Sane was indicative of the style of English football and said Guardiola would have to get used to teams adopting a physical approach against City. The great Manchester City machine rolls on. Sane was substituted at half-time following the incident. They may well not win any of them, but as they turn into February they are still in the hunt. (more...)
Bulls will trade Nikola Mirotic to the Pelicans Bulls will trade Nikola Mirotic to the Pelicans
- January 30, 2018

Unless the Pelicans or Bulls pick up and guarantee the money in his second year, Mirotic's no-trade clause gives him full control over any deal. Chicago and New Orleans wouldn't need his permission if they elected to exercise his team option before completing the trade. (more...)
Kia Telluride SUV Will Drop Concept Title Kia Telluride SUV Will Drop Concept Title
- January 30, 2018

Reports in media indicate the SP Concept will take on the likes of its native cousin Hyundai Creta in the compact SUV space. From the side profile, the SUV looks similar to the Range Rover Evoque. As for pricing, Kia may choose to undercut the Hyundai Creta. In terms of Safety, there will most likely be an option for six airbags and ABS with EBD, hill descent control and traction control. (more...)
Beckham can't believe United signed Sanchez Beckham can't believe United signed Sanchez
- January 30, 2018

Rodriguez will hope to add to his tally of five goals in six games. The visitors will be without Eric Bailly, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Daley Blind. Alexis Sanchez was impressive on his debut, playing a part in two goals. Despite indifferent results in the recent weeks, the North London side are undefeated in their last six league games and now sit in the fifth spot with 45 points. (more...)
Trump says he's not a feminist: 'I'm for everyone' Trump says he's not a feminist: 'I'm for everyone'
- January 30, 2018

Asked about opposition to his state visit by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, Mr Trump is quick to say "I don't know the man". I'll tell you what I believe in. "I think I'm very popular in your country". And I think I would do even better right now. "I believe that - I really do". "He was very scathing about the European Union - he said his own dealing with the European Union had been pretty problematic and he actually gave a stark warning that he is coming after them on trade". (more...)
Arsenal aim to sign Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco Arsenal aim to sign Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco
- January 30, 2018

Reports in Spain have claimed that Simeone has informed Atletico's hierarchy that Carrasco can be sold in the January transfer window . According to Mundo Deportivo (h/t The Sun's Livvi Sefton ), manager Arsene Wenger has tracked the Belgium global for some time and is prepared to splash out £44 million for his services this summer, albeit that only amounts to half his buyout clause. (more...)
Cavaliers come from behind to pip Pistons Cavaliers come from behind to pip Pistons
- January 30, 2018

The last time the Cavs and Pistons met at Little Caesars Arena (Tuesday's venue), Cleveland led by as many as 39 points in their 116-88 win on November 20 and allowed an opponent season low in points (88). Two-game winning streaks are rarely cause for a celebration. IN had won five of seven since overcoming a 22-point first-half deficit in a 97-95 home victory over the Cavs on January 12. (more...)
Goodell looks to drop issues over catch rule
- January 30, 2018

If Goodell's tone about the rule is an indication, it might be overhauled soon. "I'm not just somewhat concerned [about the rule]", Goodell said in an interview with FS1's Colin Cowherd on his talk show. The game ended when officials said Pittsburgh tight end Jesse James dropped a potential game-winning touchdown pass. James was unable to maintain control throughout his process of going to the ground. (more...)
Jordan Clarkson Offered to Pistons for Avery Bradley Jordan Clarkson Offered to Pistons for Avery Bradley
- January 30, 2018

Without the injured Reggie Jackson , the Pistons have quickly fallen out of the playoff race. Detroit is just two games ahead of the No.11 seed Charlotte Hornets. The Detroit Pistons are open for business on the Avery Bradley front and may be drawing interest from across both conferences. Donovan Mitchell has the tools to become an elite defender, but a proven defensive menace like Bradley could help significantly bolster Utah's putrid perimeter defense (29th in the league in opponent ... (more...)
Former Gov. John Engler expected to be named interim MSU president Former Gov. John Engler expected to be named interim MSU president
- January 30, 2018

The eight-person board is expected to vote unanimously at a Wednesday morning board meeting to put the three-term MI governor in charge, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the board's plans. Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison last week at the end of an extraordinary seven-day hearing at which more than 150 women and girls said he had molested them under the guise of medical treatment. (more...)
Former Padres and Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers Dead at 56 Former Padres and Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers Dead at 56
- January 30, 2018

Hinch, while leading the Houston Astros to the World Series , revealed that his former boss was in a battle with cancer . Towers was diagnosed with a rare form of thyroid cancer a little more than a year ago. Kevin Towers, the former Padres manager who led the club to the World Series and several National League titles, died Tuesday morning after a bout with cancer. (more...)
Qantas operates first US-Australia biofuels flight Qantas operates first US-Australia biofuels flight
- January 30, 2018

The process of making biofuels from mustard seeds was developed by the Canada-based Agrisoma Biosciences which specialises in this innovative biofuel. The seed can be grown by farmers in between regular crop cycles. Qantas announced a partnership with Agrisoma past year, which involves both companies working with Australian farmers who are growing the crops to produce the biofuel seeds. (more...)
Titans officially name defensive and offensive coordinators Titans officially name defensive and offensive coordinators
- January 30, 2018

The Ravens finished with a top-10 defense in three of Pees' six seasons as the defensive coordinator. "I have seen firsthand how he teaches and develops from our time together, and I wanted to bring that same experience to our players here". (more...)

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