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Willy Hernangomez pushing for a trade Willy Hernangomez pushing for a trade
- February 06, 2018

Knicks center Willy Hernangomez has requested to be traded, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports . The Knicks are likely to make a move. "With the National Basketball Association trade deadline three days away, New York Knicks center Willy Hernangomez is looking for a bigger role - whether it's in New York or with another team, league sources familiar with the matter said", wrote Begley . (more...)
Shipley: This time, Minnesota gets the Super Bowl just right Shipley: This time, Minnesota gets the Super Bowl just right
- February 06, 2018

The value of a Super Bowl commercial is massive, because it's the largest television audience of the year, by a wide margin. Advertisers of all stripes are vying for the attention of the 111 million viewers expected to tune in. "That got much more mileage than maybe you would have anticipated", Calkins said. The next four cities to host Super Bowls will be Atlanta, Miami, Tampa and Los Angeles. (more...)
Nassar gets 40 to 125 more years in final sentence Nassar gets 40 to 125 more years in final sentence
- February 06, 2018

Judge Janice Cunningham sentenced Nassar on Monday to between 40 and 125 years in prison. The former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics physician listened to dozens of victims for two days last week and was almost attacked by a man whose three daughters said they were molested by Nassar. (more...)
Former Philadelphia Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos will get Super Bowl ring Former Philadelphia Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos will get Super Bowl ring
- February 06, 2018

A former Philadelphia Eagles player is getting a Super Bowl ring, even though he didn't play in the game. Eleven-year Eagles veteran Jon Dorenbos will receive a Super Bowl ring after a heart condition cut his career short. Dorenbos played in the National Football League for 15 seasons, 11 of those with the Eagles. "Had I played, I'd die ". Dorenbos also told The Advocate that Lurie invited Dorenbos to a VIP fan event where he mingled with celebrities like Sheryl Crow. (more...)
Northampton Saints star returns to Wales bench for England clash — George North Northampton Saints star returns to Wales bench for England clash — George North
- February 06, 2018

George North takes the place of Ospreys centre Owen Watkin on the bench in the only change to the match squad. But it would be no surprise if Gatland retained his starting wings from the Scotland game in Steff Evans and Josh Adams, given their impressive work-rates and contributions to a runaway Wales success. (more...)
Conte wants Chelsea vote of confidence Conte wants Chelsea vote of confidence
- February 06, 2018

It was goals from Daryl Janmaat , Gerard Deulofeu and Roberto Pereyra in the final six minutes that broke the heart of the Premier League champions. "I think we played a good game against Arsenal after new year although [we] conceded in last minute", he said. Whatever be the message that has been given out now, there is no doubt that there are some major problems at west London which need to be resolved and fast. (more...)
Mohamed Diame scores in Newcastle United's draw with Crystal Palace Mohamed Diame scores in Newcastle United's draw with Crystal Palace
- February 06, 2018

His absence would be a significant blow to their chances of Premier League survival. Ciaran Clark drew the ire of much of the Newcastle United faithful on social media after giving away the penalty that denied them all three points in their Premier League clash with Crystal Palace on Sunday. (more...)
Kyrie Irving could return as Celtics gird for test from Raptors, Wizards Kyrie Irving could return as Celtics gird for test from Raptors, Wizards
- February 06, 2018

That said, the Raptors are entering this game with a chip on their shoulder since nobody seems to know anyone on this team after Lowry and DeRozan. They meet three more times - including Tuesday - in the last 30-odd games of the season and there's a reasonable chance that a win in the season series could be the tiebreaker in a seeding scenario. (more...)
Sam Allardyce slams Everton players for 'pathetic performance' in defeat to Arsenal Sam Allardyce slams Everton players for 'pathetic performance' in defeat to Arsenal
- February 06, 2018

The game may have included a hat-trick from Aaron Ramsey and a treble of assists from Mkhitaryan, but it was the new striker's debut goal which attracted the most attention, and he insists it'll be the first of many. But Cuco is very comfortable, he never looks flustered, he looks calm. "It was a convincing first performance". We're all happy. Is there more to come from me? 9 - Wenger's team selection raised some eyebrows before kick-off with the inclusion of Granit Xhaka leading to ... (more...)
Premier League considering January break Premier League considering January break
- February 06, 2018

With leagues across Europe taking a two-week break in December and into early January, how would the English leagues follow suit? " Provided space can be found in the calendar, we are open to this in principle and will continue constructive discussions with our football stakeholders to seek a workable solution ". (more...)
Antonio Conte: Gary Cahill & Thibaut Courtois back Chelsea manager Antonio Conte: Gary Cahill & Thibaut Courtois back Chelsea manager
- February 06, 2018

The Blues sit fourth in the table and 19 points behind league leaders Manchester City. As if falling out with one of last season's title-winning stars wasn't enough, Conte then went and did exactly the same a few weeks into the new season - Brazilian defensive lynchpin David Luiz the victim this time, dropped and frozen out following an argument with Conte about tactics. (more...)
At Least Three Eagles Say They Will Not Visit the White House At Least Three Eagles Say They Will Not Visit the White House
- February 06, 2018

Running back LeGarrette Blount , who like Long moved from the Patriots to the Eagles this season, boycotted last year's White House ceremony. Whenever a team wins the Super Bowl , an invite to the White House is extended to the winning team. (more...)
Saints cut Nick Fairley after tests find heart condition, grievances filed Saints cut Nick Fairley after tests find heart condition, grievances filed
- February 06, 2018

This move has been anticipated for a while, and it stems from a heart condition discovered to be plaguing the defensive lineman shortly after he re-signed with the Saints past year. Or a decision could be reached somewhere in between. The New Orleans Saints have released Nick Fairley with a non-football illness designation after he missed all of the 2017 season because of a heart condition. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski Says He's Considering Retirement This Offseason Following Super Bowl Loss Rob Gronkowski Says He's Considering Retirement This Offseason Following Super Bowl Loss
- February 06, 2018

The break-in apparently occurred while the 28-year-old National Football League superstar was in Minneapolis last week for the Super Bowl. "I'm ready to roll". "I don't even know if I can think about next year right now". Gronkowski has caught at least one touchdown in seven of his last eight playoff games. (more...)
Jefferies Cuts Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) Stock To a "Hold" Rating
- February 06, 2018

About 15.32M shares traded or 26.34% up from the average. At the session level, shares of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC ) moved -2.27% from the open. STATE STREET CORP lowered its stake in Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) by 2.16% during the September 2017 quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (more...)
Robin Lopez goes insane after being called for foul vs. Kings Robin Lopez goes insane after being called for foul vs. Kings
- February 06, 2018

George Hill is second in the National Basketball Association in three-point percentage. Chicago jumped to a 28-9 lead at the end of the first quarter. The Kings have scored fewer than 100 points 29 times this season, which is most in the National Basketball Association. But in his National Basketball Association appearances, Sampson always figures out a way to stand out with his effort. (more...)
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah is worth 'over £100m now' Liverpool's Mohamed Salah is worth 'over £100m now'
- February 06, 2018

Salah scored twice in Liverpool's 2-2 draw with Tottenham on Sunday to reach 23 league goals in the Premier League, surpassing Mido's tally of 22. After Sunday's 2-2 draw with Tottenham, where it looked like Salah had won it with a sublime solo goal only to be pegged back by a Harry Kane penalty, the forward went over to a Liverpool fan who had been holding a sign with his name on for 90 minutes, and handed him his shirt. (more...)
Why did NBC's Super Bowl broadcast go dark for 30 seconds? Why did NBC's Super Bowl broadcast go dark for 30 seconds?
- February 06, 2018

The New England Patriots are taking on the Philadelphia Eagles today at 3:30 pm PT / 6:30 pm ET on NBC. The top 10 markets for the game? The National Football League's disastrous 2017 season concluded Sunday night; with television ratings dropping to an eight-year low after months of player protests took its toll on furious fans across the country. (more...)
Super Bowl commercials: Who scored, who fumbled Super Bowl commercials: Who scored, who fumbled
- February 06, 2018

This year's Super Bowl was a pretty close game between the Eagles and the Patriots, with the former scoring their first ever Super Bowl victory in addition to it being their first Super Bowl game. So it's only fair to give them some props for finding a cleverer way to pitch using their air freshener during the Big Game. "For the most part, those ads didn't perform very well, " Taylor said. (more...)
Grimsby drivers waste nearly a day per year in traffic Grimsby drivers waste nearly a day per year in traffic
- February 06, 2018

Dr Cookson added: "In comparison to the rest of the UK, Welsh drivers fair well spending 17 peak hours a year in congestion on average". The statistics, compiled by data analyst INRIX, shows that Grimsby is ranked number 46 out of 111 towns and cities in the United Kingdom for time spent in traffic. (more...)
Sergio Garcia denies racially abusing Barcelona's Samuel Umtiti Sergio Garcia denies racially abusing Barcelona's Samuel Umtiti
- February 06, 2018

French defender Umtiti was visually upset and angry as the final whistle blew on the Catalan Derby on Sunday evening, and claims have now emerged that he was subject to racial slurs from Garcia. The same outlet noted referee Jesus Gil Manzano did not see any problematic altercations in the tunnel in his report: "At the end of the match when we entered the tunnel, we found a group of players and staff from each club talking to each other". (more...)
Van Dijk says he can handle the scrutiny Van Dijk says he can handle the scrutiny
- February 06, 2018

Kane had a poor spot kick palmed away by goalkeeper Loris Karius in the 87th minute when the score was 1-1 and looked to the skies after Salah made it 2-1, thinking he'd cost his side. Jurgen Klopp said following the match that the linesman "put himself in the middle" of the match by awarding the penalty. A second penalty was awarded, allowing Kane to atone for his earlier miss. (more...)
'Tom Brady is human after all!' 'Tom Brady is human after all!'
- February 06, 2018

The Patriots have been perennial contenders ever since Brady entered the league and have are nearly never considered underdogs. The last time a backup quarterback took over as late in the season as Foles did you have to go all the way back too 1990 when Jeff Hostetler led the New York Giants to a Super Bowl after Phil Simms went down with an injury. (more...)
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady named NFL MVP
- February 06, 2018

Rams head coach Sean McVay - the youngest head coach in NFL history at 31 - was named coach of the year for transforming the California outfit into the league's most potent offense after a 4-12 season in 2016. Throwing for 4,577 yards, 32 touchdowns and only eight interceptions, Brady led the Patriots to another division title and has once again led his team back to the Super Bowl. (more...)
Matt Patricia thanks Bill Belichick after accepting Lions job Matt Patricia thanks Bill Belichick after accepting Lions job
- February 06, 2018

After the divisional round, ESPN's Adam Schefter first reported that Patricia would be Detroit's next head coach, but the move couldn't be made official until the Patriots' season ended. New England's defence has been ranked in the top 10 in fewest points allowed every season since Patricia became co-ordinator and was No. 1 in the National Football League in 2016. (more...)
Cavs Willing To Trade Nets' Pick For Player On 'Short List' Cavs Willing To Trade Nets' Pick For Player On 'Short List'
- February 06, 2018

In case you didn't know. . Sure, that five-game cushion on the playoff bubble sounds safe, but recall the Cavs led the Celtics by four games late last season before losing the No. The Cavaliers will be looking to pick themselves up after the humiliating loss to the Houston Rockets as they play the Orlando Magic on Tuesday. (more...)
Football star Neymar throws blingy birthday bash in Paris Football star Neymar throws blingy birthday bash in Paris
- February 06, 2018

Left-back Yuri Berchiche put PSG ahead on the stroke of halftime, Neymar scored in the 78th minute and midfielder Giovani Lo Celso completed a comfortable win late on. Neymar left Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain after four seasons in Spain. Barca responded by suing the PSG forward for breach of contract. It arrived at a point where we saw where things were going so we told him we would not pay his contract renewal loyalty fee'. (more...)
Jamie Carragher explains why Tottenham equaliser against Liverpool should NOT have stood Jamie Carragher explains why Tottenham equaliser against Liverpool should NOT have stood
- February 06, 2018

For Lamela's one, I thought the linesman showed unbelievable character to give that because a lot happened for the first one about the linesman so to give that penalty was massive and it was a penalty. "The improvement he has made, he is ideal for Liverpool in terms of how Jurgen Klopp plays, with the runs in behind". Second one, Van Dijk touches him but Lamela wants the touch and jumps 100 per cent, he feels the touch and it's [given as] a penalty. (more...)
Former Bears WR Alshon Jeffery is a Super Bowl champion Former Bears WR Alshon Jeffery is a Super Bowl champion
- February 06, 2018

Alshon Jeffery made two different guarantees related to Super Bowl LII and somehow came through on both. "Man, I told y'all", Jeffery said after the game. "We're bringing that trophy back to Philly", Jeffery said. Jeffery delivered on his promise with three catches for 73 yards and a 34-yard touchdown that gave the Eagles a first-half lead. (more...)
Eagles' Fan Celebrates Super Bowl Win By Eating Horse Poo Eagles' Fan Celebrates Super Bowl Win By Eating Horse Poo
- February 06, 2018

Torrey Smith told reporters ahead of the Super Bowl that he would not be attending a White House visit if the Eagles were triumphant. Foles went 28 for 43 with 373 yards and 3 touchdowns, along with one interception in the winning effort. (more...)

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