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Boselli a Hall of Fame finalist Boselli a Hall of Fame finalist
- January 12, 2018

Running back Roger Craig, who finished his career with the Vikings from 1992-93, was not chosen as a finalist after being a semifinalist . Jacksonville native LeRoy Butler did not make the cut after being a semifinalist for the first time. (more...)
EPL: Puel speaks on Iheanacho leaving Leicester City in January EPL: Puel speaks on Iheanacho leaving Leicester City in January
- January 12, 2018

Vardy , who turned 31 on Thursday, has recovered from the groin injury that kept the England global out of the 2016 champions line-up for the FA Cup third round 0-0 draw with his former club Fleetwood Town last weekend. However Leicester skipper Wes Morgan's hamstring injury has ruled him out of Saturday's game against Antonio Conte's defending champs. Adrien Silva is hoping to earn his first league start at the King Power Stadium, the £22m signing from Sporting CP having waited five ... (more...)
Noren: EurAsia Cup a super start to 2018 Noren: EurAsia Cup a super start to 2018
- January 12, 2018

Thomas Bjorn dismissed any suggestions that his Europe-led contingent will steamroll to another landslide victory over Team Asia at the EurAsia Cup which begins on Friday at the Glenmarie Golf & Country Club in Kuala Lumpur . "I pretty much picked Tiger's brain a little bit because we are really close", Atwal told The Indian Express . "I used all of December to get these thoughts down on paper and get my head straight about how I want this team to take shape". (more...)
Former Jon Gruden QB Chris Simms on Gruden's Potential Oakland Future Former Jon Gruden QB Chris Simms on Gruden's Potential Oakland Future
- January 12, 2018

During an interview with the " Golic and Wingo " show on Wednesday morning, Gruden dispelled the rumor that an ownership stake is on the table. Silverstein explains the consequences of naming Ted Thompson's successor, on how Thompson should be remembered by Packer fans , and on the enormity of this offseason for the franchise. (more...)
Hornets coach Clifford to return to work next week Hornets coach Clifford to return to work next week
- January 12, 2018

Clifford stepped away from the Hornets on December 6 due to health issues, set to return just over a month since his departure. While Clifford was gone, assistant Stephen Silas filled in as interim coach. According to a report from The Charlotte Observer's Rick Bonnell, Clifford had been out due to severe headaches, and Stephen Silas had served in his stead. (more...)
Major League Baseball free agent rumors: Padres, Cardinals pick up interest in Eric Hosmer Major League Baseball free agent rumors: Padres, Cardinals pick up interest in Eric Hosmer
- January 12, 2018

The seven-year contract offers are on par with the deals signed by Jacoby Ellsbury (seven years, $153 million) and Chris Davis (seven years, $161 million) in recent years. Hosmer has also been known as a great clubhouse player as well, which why the potential move to re-sign him is so intriguing. It's a sign that this organization hasn't given in to the idea that it's time to go into a drastic rebuild. (more...)
Houston's Harden out at least 2 weeks with hamstring injury Houston's Harden out at least 2 weeks with hamstring injury
- January 12, 2018

But now with James Harden sidelined for an extended period of time , the Rockets face their biggest test yet. What's more, the only player since 1978 to miss more than seven games in his MVP season was Allen Iverson in 2001, turning 75 games played into a hard-and-fast threshold. (more...)
The pace is there, I could still work on my skills - Rabada The pace is there, I could still work on my skills - Rabada
- January 12, 2018

Pujara's scores for 26 and four result in his total falling by 25 points. India's Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma have also lost ground. It is a surreal feeling. "Cricket is ultimately a team sport and I am thankful for the support from my team mates. Now, I just want to keep performing and winning games for the team and to keep getting better and better", Rabada said. (more...)
Big Bash League Sees First Ever Obstructing the Field Dismissal Big Bash League Sees First Ever Obstructing the Field Dismissal
- January 12, 2018

Jofra Archer fired a throw wide of the stumps at the striker's end and hit Ross as he was sliding to make his ground. But, on Twitter on Thursday, Ross claimed he was only trying to avoid injury. However, Hurricanes captain Bailey later confirmed he had asked the umpire to check for obstruction after seeing a replay on the Gabba's big screen. (more...)
What Mohamed Salah has tweeted about reports linking him with Real Madrid What Mohamed Salah has tweeted about reports linking him with Real Madrid
- January 12, 2018

Firmino called Coutinho his "brother" and a "magician" and says it was an "honour" to play alongside his compatriot. Losing Coutinho in the middle of the season is a huge blow for Liverpool and it would utterly disastrous if the club sold Salah, who's since responded to the reports linking him with a move to the Bernabeu. (more...)
Championship game represented what Jeremy Pruitt plans to build Championship game represented what Jeremy Pruitt plans to build
- January 12, 2018

The official Tennessee football Twitter confirmed that on Tuesday afternoon. Pruitt has already raised the bar of the players he is recruiting Tennessee. His Vols signed 14 recruits, and their class sits 16th nationally, just ahead of the rival Gators. The Vols had a team meeting on Tuesday night; Pruitt said every player that was on the roster at the end of the 2017 season was there. (more...)
Cape Town Test: Day 3 called off due to persistent rains Cape Town Test: Day 3 called off due to persistent rains
- January 12, 2018

India's progress was checked late on Day 1 of the first Test in South Africa on Friday, with the tourists 28-3 at stumps and 258 runs behind on a tough batting surface. Dale Steyn's now infamous analogy can not be more appropriate in this series with India heavily dependent on their captain Kohli. In his next over Philander had Ravichandran Ashwin spectacularly caught by De Kock, who dived in front of first slip. (more...)
Zinedine Zidane admits job is on line despite signing contract extension Zinedine Zidane admits job is on line despite signing contract extension
- January 12, 2018

It's therefore possible the manager may look to make changes for the Villarreal clash, but improvements will be needed after Madrid looked so jaded against Celta. "He came in a hard moment, he has achieved something for the first time in the history of the Champions League since it started in '93- the first team to win two consecutive Champions Leagues and in one of them he also won the Spanish league ahead of Barcelona, so I think he has done a fantastic job this season". (more...)
Mississippi DOT joins Human Trafficking Awareness Month Mississippi DOT joins Human Trafficking Awareness Month
- January 12, 2018

This gives them a wider customer base and greater protection. Frequent visits to truck stops or weigh stations can provide clues that may otherwise be missed by law enforcement. Also they would threaten to harm the victim's family members. Another poster, "Girlfriend for Sale", focuses on how traffickers lure victims into false relationships and then coerce them into the sex trade. (more...)
Barcelona sign central defender Yerry Mina from Palmeiras Barcelona sign central defender Yerry Mina from Palmeiras
- January 12, 2018

With a release clause amounting to €100 million (US$120.3 million) paid to the athlete's former team, Brazil's Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras , Mina will bolster Barcelona's defense. Mina joined Palmeiras from Sante Fe a year ago, and he proved an instant success. The Colombian had nine goals in 49 games for the Brazilian squad. (more...)
Paris Saint-Germain 'is a step back' for Neymar - Brazil legend Ronaldo Paris Saint-Germain 'is a step back' for Neymar - Brazil legend Ronaldo
- January 12, 2018

His former teammate Dani Alves is also selected, but Neymar - who left Barcelona for PSG in a world-record €222 million move in the summer - was not among the names to make the cut following nearly 8.8 million votes being cast. The Madrid outfit is now placed fourth in the La Liga table, trailing 15 points behind leaders Barcelona. With Real trailing Barcelona by 16 points in La Liga, club president Florentino Perez is keen to make a statement in the transfer market. (more...)
Dion Waiters to undergo season-ending surgery Dion Waiters to undergo season-ending surgery
- January 12, 2018

Waiters has not appeared for Miami since December 22. According to the Palm Beach Post, "The Heat are 7-2 since Waiters was injured (8-2 including the Dallas game in which Waiters played 8:34 before being injured) and have picked it up offensively". (more...)
Met Office issue weather warnings for heavy hail and snow across Scotland Met Office issue weather warnings for heavy hail and snow across Scotland
- January 12, 2018

A yellow "be aware" fog warning was in place for all but the most westerly counties, until 11:00 GMT. There was also a chance of delays to flights. Still remaining rather cold with highs of 6C. Rainfall will be concentrated in eastern parts of the United Kingdom, mainly in the far northeast and southeast parts of the country. (more...)
Keys to Victory: How Hawkeyes Overcame Illinois Keys to Victory: How Hawkeyes Overcame Illinois
- January 12, 2018

He referred to the Illini (10-7 overall, 0-4 Big Ten) as a "very physical team, active defensively, deep club". Although Illinois was defeated, Trent Frazier fought to keep his team in the game with 27 points, shooting 50% from the field (making 10 of 20 attempts). (more...)
Griffin, Teodosic set to return for Clippers Griffin, Teodosic set to return for Clippers
- January 12, 2018

Jordan is averaging 11.9 points per game and 15.1 rebounds per game. But due to the heroics of Lou Williams , the Clippers were able to take back the lead and survive the game with a victory. Of those 19 players, only four of them played over 50 games in those seasons. And only one, Ricky Pierce in 1989-90, averaged more points than Williams (23.0 to Williams' 22.9). (more...)

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