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Father of Steelers star Shazier says injured LB is improving Father of Steelers star Shazier says injured LB is improving
- January 05, 2018

In part of a sitdown interview with Shazier's father Vernon, WPXI reported that Shazier has feeling in his legs. Shazier suffered a serious spinal injury against the Cincinnati Bengals in the National Football League on December 4, and has been recuperating from a spinal stabilisation surgery two days later. (more...)
Three Way Trade Bolsters the Pen and Bench Three Way Trade Bolsters the Pen and Bench
- January 05, 2018

Soria, 33, has a wealth of setup and closing experience in his career. Avilan made 63 appearances for the Dodgers last season, going 2-3 with 52 strikeouts, a 2.93 ERA and 1.39 WHIP in 61 appearances (46 innings). Soria and Avilan will help provide depth to a bullpen after the White Sox traded five relievers in 2017. The Royals added a pair of minor-leaguers in the deal. (more...)
Aggies hire Notre Dame's Mike Elko as defensive coordinator Aggies hire Notre Dame's Mike Elko as defensive coordinator
- January 05, 2018

There have been a couple of huge defensive coordinator contracts doled out already this offseason: a raise to $2.5 million annually for Aranda after A&M reportedly pursued him and a bump to $1.7 million for Oregon's Jim Leavitt . They haven't won a national championship or even played for one since 1939. Fisher took over at Texas A&M last month after eight seasons at Florida State. (more...)
Chelsea step up Barkley pursuit and enquire about Carroll Chelsea step up Barkley pursuit and enquire about Carroll
- January 05, 2018

Tottenham , who were interested in the England global last summer, are believed to be again eyeing him on a cut price deal in January, but Chelsea have again been linked. The reason for that is, once again, Tottenham, who are said to be willing to wait until the summer - hopeful they can land Barkley for nothing. "I think the club was resigned before I got here that they were going to lose Ross". (more...)
Conte backs misfiring Morata after derby draw Conte backs misfiring Morata after derby draw
- January 05, 2018

Arsenal took the lead through Jack Wilshere but Eden Hazard's penalty and Marcos Alonso put the Blues in front before Hector Bellerin equalised in stoppage time . The flawless striker for Morata would be someone more physical that can help us later on in games. But football is this. When asked about the last attempt strike, Hazard felt that it should have been the winning strike. (more...)
Egyptian soccer star Mohamed Salah named African Player of the Year Egyptian soccer star Mohamed Salah named African Player of the Year
- January 05, 2018

Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah was on Thursday crowned the 2017 African Player of the Year at the CAF/Aiteo awards ceremony in Accra, Ghana . The Egypt international's £36.9 million move to Anfield continued a remarkable 12 months in which he helped his country reach this summer's World Cup finals. (more...)
Antetokounmpo tops balloting for NBA All-Star Game Antetokounmpo tops balloting for NBA All-Star Game
- January 05, 2018

Durant is the top vote-getter in the Western Conference with 767,402 votes cast in his favor. However, the two starting guard spots are likely to be filled by two of Stephen Curry , James Harden and Russell Westbrook . Kristaps Porzingis (359,459) 11. GOLDEN STATE - D.Green 5-9 7-8 17, Iguodala 5-9 0-0 10, Pachulia 2-5 2-2 6, Curry 10-20 5-6 29, Thompson 11-21 0-0 28, Young 4-7 0-0 11, Looney 3-4 1-2 7, West 6-7 0-0 12, Livingston 0-2 0-2 0, McCaw 2-4 0-0 4. (more...)
Son Strike Salvages Point For Spurs Vs West Ham Son Strike Salvages Point For Spurs Vs West Ham
- January 05, 2018

Kane had the ball in the back of the net in the 18th minute, after he bundled the ball into the West Ham net following a great pass from Moussa Sissoko but the England striker was flagged offsde by the linesman. Think it wouldn't get any better? Despite having 31 shots in the match and enjoying 70% possession, Spurs were unable to find a victor and in the end, were thankful for Heung-Min Son's late stunner to earn them a point. (more...)
MANCHESTER UTD - Mourinho: MANCHESTER UTD - Mourinho: "I have no intention to leave at all"
- January 05, 2018

The basic three-year contract ends in the summer of 2019, although the club holds a one-year option to extend. 'The difference between Chelsea and United is that I really belong to Chelsea's history because I won three Premier Leagues, I won cups, lots of things there, the club won their first Premier League in 2004. (more...)
Steelers offensive coordinator injured in fall Sunday following Browns game Steelers offensive coordinator injured in fall Sunday following Browns game
- January 03, 2018

Fillipponi is also reporting that Haley's wife was somehow involved as well. Both Haleys reportedly were escorted out of the bar where the latter incident allegedly occurred, and no injuries were reported or charges filed. Six Steelers offensive players were named to the Pro Bowl - Ben Roethlisberger , Antonio Brown, Le'Veon Bell, David DeCastro, Maurkice Pouncey and Alejandro Villanueva. (more...)
Baker Mayfield breaks own record for passer rating in a single season Baker Mayfield breaks own record for passer rating in a single season
- January 03, 2018

Ironically, while Bellamy yelled this he later told ESPN he behaves the same way as the Heisman Trophy victor. Our wide receivers came back and told us that they were running their routes before we went out there and he was on their line. Baker Mayfield threw for 287 yards and two touchdowns in Oklahoma's 54-48 loss to Georgia Monday. Say what you want about Mayfield, he always keeps things interesting. (more...)
Warning after a number of 'Aussie flu' deaths Warning after a number of 'Aussie flu' deaths
- January 03, 2018

Some 1,111 cases were reported in the week up to 24 December 2017, compared with 434 cases in the previous seven days. Around 170,000 influenza cases were reported during Australia's winter season, with more than 370 deaths, Sky reported. (more...)
Chelsea and Manchester United receive boost in transfer pursuit of Alex Sandro Chelsea and Manchester United receive boost in transfer pursuit of Alex Sandro
- January 03, 2018

As was widely reported all summer, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte was in the market for full-back reinforcements ahead of his side's return to the Champions League this season, with Sandro having topped the Italian tactician's wishlist. Sandro was heavily linked with a move to Chelsea last summer, but Juventus knocked back multiple big money offers from the Blues to keep hold of the left-back. (more...)
LaVar Ball came up as National Basketball Association founder in Google search LaVar Ball came up as National Basketball Association founder in Google search
- January 03, 2018

Following the incident which led to an indefinite suspension of Liangelo who also attended UCLA like his older brother, LaVar chose to pull him from the school completely as well as opting to home school his youngest son LaMelo who was a Bruins commit as well. (more...)
Liverpool defender Jon Flanagan admits assaulting girlfriend Liverpool defender Jon Flanagan admits assaulting girlfriend
- January 02, 2018

Flanagan, 25, appeared at Liverpool Magistrates' Court to answer a charge that he assaulted his partner Rachael Wall on Duke Street in the early hours of December 22. Flanagan's solicitor told the court Flanagan has no previous convictions, lives at home with his parents and has been in a relationship with Ms Wall for a year-and-a-half. (more...)
Chiefs are big favorites over Titans for wild-card round Chiefs are big favorites over Titans for wild-card round
- January 02, 2018

Fournette finished with 1,040 yards in a very good rookie season, and is certainly capable of controlling a playoff game with his speed and power. The Titans finished with a 9-7 record, and got some help from the Cincinnati Bengals, who beat the Baltimore Ravens. (more...)
Jon Gruden on Raiders job: 'I think I am being considered' Jon Gruden on Raiders job: 'I think I am being considered'
- January 02, 2018

If the longtime commentator makes a triumphant return to the silver and black, though, he apparently already has a preferred member of his future coaching staff in mind. "The Oakland Raiders are preparing to pursue ESPN analyst Jon Gruden with an offer so strong it could even include an ownership stake in the team, according to league sources", Schefter and Mortensen wrote. (more...)
Joshua-Parker fight almost a done deal Joshua-Parker fight almost a done deal
- January 02, 2018

Not long ago current heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua sent some unusually candid tweets at a number of his rivals, but his interaction with Fury in particular garnered more re-tweets than any. 'He is a lively opponent when he is fit, ' he continued. "He has his own battles and demons to face and once he has got over them he's more than welcome to enter a ring with me". (more...)
Freeze Warning in effect tonight Freeze Warning in effect tonight
- January 02, 2018

Monday morning. The record low temperature for January 2 is 11 degrees, set in 1979. Pipes, pets, plants, and people may be threatened by the bitterly cold conditions if exposure is prolonged. Widespread single digit wind chill values are expected early Tuesday. Dress warmly, and try to cover up skin that would otherwise be exposed to decrease your chances of frostbite. (more...)
Cris Cyborg clinically breaks down Holly Holm, wins decision at UFC 219 Cris Cyborg clinically breaks down Holly Holm, wins decision at UFC 219
- January 02, 2018

With "The Lioness" lacking an obvious challenger to her throne at the moment as well, the timing is right to pit the two Brazilian titleholders against one another in the first real super fight in the women's division in UFC history. While Holm showed heart, Cyborg was just too much for her. Cyborg cuts weight to make the 145-pound limit, whereas Holm has to go up in weight to make the fight happen - she usually fights at 135. (more...)

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