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Klopp issues response to Lallana's Liverpool U23s red card Klopp issues response to Lallana's Liverpool U23s red card
- February 09, 2018

And on the availability of Lallana for first team selection and his sending off during a reserve game, Klopp added: "He is an option for the squad, maybe not the first XI". "He looks fresh and good but we need to settle a bit and use Adam as there are about 18-19 games to go. The way he plays, with his presence, I'd like to think he could grow into that role in another 12 months ", Thompson, a former Liverpool captain himself and three-time European Cup victor, told Sky Sports . (more...)
Court To Announce Decision On Russian Athletes Hours Before Opening Ceremonies Court To Announce Decision On Russian Athletes Hours Before Opening Ceremonies
- February 09, 2018

CAS has been handling several appeals from the Russians after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) invited 169 carefully screened Russian athletes to compete as independents in South Korea. The Russian athletes have to compete as neutrals in PyeongChang. "The list on which the Invitation Review Panel based its considerations (on) covers a wide range of information", said Valérie Fourneyron, the Chair of the International Testing Agency (ITA). (more...)
South Jersey Eagles Fans Get Engaged During Super Bowl Parade South Jersey Eagles Fans Get Engaged During Super Bowl Parade
- February 09, 2018

This time though the outcome was different. Ten years ago, Tom Brady ties the game with a two point conversion and leads the Patriots to an overtime win. From Rocky Balboa to Vince Papale this city is littered with tales of the David beating Goliath and this year will be no different. That was a result of a promise its brewer made to Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson before the season. (more...)
Arsenal hand over Henry's jersey to Aubameyang Arsenal hand over Henry's jersey to Aubameyang
- February 09, 2018

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang joined Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund for a club record fee of £56 million on Wednesday, in the biggest deal so far on transfer deadline day. I hope that's what they were thinking about, Arsenal. Maybe it was not the path I set out on, but everyone knows that Auba's insane, and yes: I am a insane boy, hahahaha! One thing I would like to say is that there's nothing you can say about his commitment. (more...)
Shirtless Tongan Flag-Bearer Goes Shirtless in Pyeongchang Shirtless Tongan Flag-Bearer Goes Shirtless in Pyeongchang
- February 09, 2018

Remember Pita Taufatofua from the Summer Olympics in Rio? Taufatofua qualified for the Olympics on his last race possible just a few weeks ago. Fans of Pita Taufatofua , the oiled-up flag bearer who became a viral sensation during the Rio 2016 Summer Games, were not disappointed during the opening ceremony of 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea , when he marched once-again bare chested. (more...)
All 45 Russian athletes lose appeals against exclusion from Pyeongchang Olympics All 45 Russian athletes lose appeals against exclusion from Pyeongchang Olympics
- February 09, 2018

The review was the only path to the Olympics for these athletes, after the International Olympic Committee laid down its punishment for a systematic scheme of doping and cover-ups that was uncovered as part of an investigation into Russian athletes who participated in the Sochi Games of 2014. (more...)
South Korea hopes Chinese tourists will return as Olympics kick off South Korea hopes Chinese tourists will return as Olympics kick off
- February 09, 2018

Nathan Chen , the 18-year-old star of U.S. figure skating, did not get off to a good start at the Winter Olympics . South and North Korea combined their teams for the hockey tournaments to compete against teams with a longer track record of success in the sport . (more...)
Eden Hazard talks Zinedine Zidane, Chelsea and Real Madrid transfer Eden Hazard talks Zinedine Zidane, Chelsea and Real Madrid transfer
- February 09, 2018

That last paragraph, I think, is the most telling, with Courtois basically stating that if Madrid came for him he would sign up straight away, alongside implying that they should present him with an offer sooner rather than later given that talks over a new deal have opened with Chelsea. (more...)
Former Sundowns Coach: I Can't See Neymar At Real Former Sundowns Coach: I Can't See Neymar At Real
- February 09, 2018

PSG have an 11-point lead at the top of Ligue 1 and play faltering European and Spanish champions Real Madrid in a blockbuster Champions League encounter next week. "These rumours do not interest me and I will not say anything more". "I know from personal experience Madrid should never be underestimated". Indeed, Real Madrid have previously been interested in the player too, and could be third time lucky after two failed attempts to sign him in the past. (more...)
Let me go, pleads Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez
- February 09, 2018

An upset Mahrez would then go Awol, refusing to attend training and subsequently missed their Premier League matches against Everton and Swansea City. "It's important this remains inside the club and private, not in the public". It is important to keep a good feeling. "We know it's a difficult situation, but we needed to look forward and to continue this hard work". (more...)
Scenes from the Eagles' Super Bowl parade Scenes from the Eagles' Super Bowl parade
- February 09, 2018

Given the crowds, CNN asked him how long it took to get there. What's the future of Nick Foles , and the rest of the newly minted Super Bowl champs? "That's why we're here today". "My mother was from the coal regions, she passed at 91 years old", the 66-year-old said. In a almost five-minute rant, Kelce highlighted numerous things critics of the Eagles thought would go wrong: coach Doug Pederson was considered the "worst coaching hire" by an analyst; running back Jay Ajayi wouldn't ... (more...)
Christian Pulisic Talks Transfer Rumours, Supporting Manchester United Christian Pulisic Talks Transfer Rumours, Supporting Manchester United
- February 09, 2018

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was all smiles as he caught up with reported Manchester United and Liverpool FC transfer target Christian Pulisic this week. "Yeah, I was. I was definitely a big fan", he said . "But, yeah, it's cool to hear all this stuff!" Pulisic, who made his Dortmund debut in 2016, has scored three goals and tallied two assists in the Bundesliga this term. (more...)
What the point guard brings to the Cleveland Cavaliers — George Hill What the point guard brings to the Cleveland Cavaliers — George Hill
- February 09, 2018

Sports indicates that the Jazz plan on parting ways with Rose after his trade to Utah becomes official. LeBron James will still dictate the action, but Hill is perfectly capable as secondary playmaker, and he gives the Cavs a much-needed defensive presence on the perimeter. (more...)
South Africa outplayed by spin duo Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav: JP Duminy South Africa outplayed by spin duo Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav: JP Duminy
- February 09, 2018

At Newlands on Wednesday‚ after India had crushed South Africa by 124 runs to ensure they can't lose the one-day series‚ the unlucky somebody who was lumped with explaining that to the press was JP Duminy . "We knew they will pick up wickets". Not to mention that it was also his 12th as a skipper, the most for India and the third best in the world; the fact that he had indeed led from the front. (more...)
Rumford makes a brilliant start at ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth Rumford makes a brilliant start at ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth
- February 09, 2018

The top eight at the end of day three receive a bye in the first round of match play Sunday. Nine players shot matching 67s to share fourth place. He dropped a stroke at the par-four sixth but immediately made amends with an eagle at the par-five seventh, one of only four on the day. (more...)
Russian athletes' latest appeals adjourned with no decision made Russian athletes' latest appeals adjourned with no decision made
- February 09, 2018

CAS had previously said it didn't plan to hear their case until after the Olympics. "No evidence will be certainly produced to the world, as before". "Following the detailed analysis conducted by the Panel, its members observed that there were additional elements and/or evidence , which could not be considered by the IOC Oswald Commission because it was not available to it, that raised suspicion about the integrity of these athletes", the IOC said. (more...)
Cavs undergo massive makeover before trade deadline Cavs undergo massive makeover before trade deadline
- February 09, 2018

According to Adrian Wojnarowski , the Cavs traded Isaiah Thomas , Channing Frye , and a first round pick in exchange for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr . The massive makeover is meant to help the Cavs make another title run in 2018 with James, who can opt out of his $35.6 million contract this summer and become a free agent. (more...)
Arsenal boss says not surprised by Mkhitaryan's professionalism Arsenal boss says not surprised by Mkhitaryan's professionalism
- February 09, 2018

Both Premier League managers are under pressure for different reasons. Despite guiding Chelsea to a record breaking Premier League title last season, Conte looks increasingly likely to be relieved of his duties at Stamford Bridge and be replaced by former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique . (more...)
Forget the future, Cavs need to win big now Forget the future, Cavs need to win big now
- February 09, 2018

The Kings acquired shooting guards Joe Johnson and Iman Shumpert along with a 2020 second-round pick. Not sure why Dwayne Wade had to be traded to Miami for a protected second round pick. Harden, the league's leading scorer, connected on 13 of 25 shots from the field, including five of 12 from three-point range, as the Rockets notched a sixth straight victory. (more...)
Tottenham report clean bill of health ahead of North London Derby Tottenham report clean bill of health ahead of North London Derby
- February 09, 2018

Harry Kane scored his 22nd goal of the Premier League campaign at Anfield and the England worldwide will come up against an Arsenal defence that has conceded 35 times in 26 top-flight games this term. Last April, Tottenham Hotspur's 2-0 win at White Hart Lane ensured they would finish ahead of Arsenal for the first time since 1995. "It is always a game that is charged emotionally". (more...)
Carson Wentz Announces Engagement to Girlfriend Madison Oberg Carson Wentz Announces Engagement to Girlfriend Madison Oberg
- February 09, 2018

The fact that Wentz is fortunate enough to earn a Super Bowl ring this early in his career has to be one of the most unbelievable feelings in the world. When Wentz underwent season-ending surgery for a torn ACL in December, she appeared at his side in another Instagram post. He made their relationship public after quietly separating from his previous girlfriend, Melissa Uhrich. (more...)
Did LeBron James Snub Isaiah Thomas In Cavs Celebration After Buzzer-Beater? Did LeBron James Snub Isaiah Thomas In Cavs Celebration After Buzzer-Beater?
- February 09, 2018

The Wolves made a franchise-record 19 three-pointers, combining with the Cavaliers to set an National Basketball Association record for most threes (40) made by both teams , and shot 58 percent from the field. Dwayne Wade goes back to Miami. "The fact that he made a decision to come off the bench in Cleveland has minimized and also limited his opportunities to do certain things that he has always been capable of doing, so I would imagine he would morph right back into the role of ... (more...)
Mohamed Elneny: 'Arsenal can still win Premier League title' Mohamed Elneny: 'Arsenal can still win Premier League title'
- February 09, 2018

Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny insists that his side can still win this season's Premier League title despite sitting down in sixth position. Eden Hazard admits changes at Chelsea in the summer of 2017 made things "different" for the defending Premier League champions. (more...)
Warren Gatland names unchanged facet as Wales put together to face England Warren Gatland names unchanged facet as Wales put together to face England
- February 09, 2018

Unlike last year's matches, the team made a fast start with a couple of Anthony Watson tries setting them on their way. The Welsh squad includes 10 players who have tasted victory at Twickenham . But Jones reckons doing something similar away from home at Twickenham will be a whole different challenge. This underlines the size of the task on Wales' hands although Gatland has won three times at the stadium in eight visits so will not be short of self-belief. (more...)
After Larry Nassar sentencing, USA swimming coach in new sex abuse row After Larry Nassar sentencing, USA swimming coach in new sex abuse row
- February 09, 2018

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that Kukors alleges that Hutchinson took nude photos of her while she was a teenager. Ariana Kukors , 28, said in a news release issued late Wednesday evening (Thursday NZT) by her attorneys that her former coach Sean Hutchison , 46, began sexually assaulting her when she was 16. (more...)
Canada Seeking Investment from Big Foreign Players in Tech Sector Canada Seeking Investment from Big Foreign Players in Tech Sector
- February 09, 2018

Pennsylvania lawmakers headed home Wednesday with two days left to comply with a court order in a gerrymandering case to redraw boundaries of the state's 18 congressional districts as top Republican lawmakers hunkered down to figure out a plan. (more...)
Facing midnight deadline, USA government preparing for possible shutdown
- February 09, 2018

The deal, which would raise budget caps by about $300 billion and raise the debt ceiling through March 2019, has been slammed by budget hawks in Congress who set fiscal responsibility in government as a priority. After the Senate clears that hurdle, Paul could speak for another hour - as could other senators - before the Senate votes on final passage. "If we have to shut it down because the Democrats don't want safety, and - unrelated but still related - they don't want to take care of ... (more...)
How Olympic mixed doubles is different from traditional curling How Olympic mixed doubles is different from traditional curling
- February 09, 2018

We played a more aggressive call ... With Canada lying two, Morris tried to bump back a Norwegian rock in the four foot to lie three. Lawes (2014 with Jennifer Jones) and Morris (2010 with Kevin Martin) are both already Olympic gold medallists and they are two of the best Canada has to offer. (more...)
Jay Rodriguez charged with allegedly racially abusing Gaetan Bong Jay Rodriguez charged with allegedly racially abusing Gaetan Bong
- February 09, 2018

Rodriguez was officially charged by the Football Association after being accused of racially abusing Brighton & Hove Albion defender Gaeton Bong during a Premier League game last month. "I blocked Rodriguez, which upset him". West Brom officials fully support their player and will provide him any help, which he'll need. He has strenuously denied it on Twitter, vowing to "take the correct legal advice" to prove his innocence. (more...)
MLBPA exploring spring training sites for free agents MLBPA exploring spring training sites for free agents
- February 09, 2018

With spring training almost upon us and numerous offseason's top free agents still unsigned, it's only natural to wonder where they might go to get ready for the season. Also, the union said it "will continue to identify ways to generally support, provide ongoing information, and increase the visibility of unsigned Players in advance of the upcoming season". (more...)

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