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Jo Konta crushes Madison Brengle to race into second round Jo Konta crushes Madison Brengle to race into second round
- January 16, 2018

I'm excited to be back here on Thursday'. She hit eight aces and 37 winners in a clinical display. In sight of the first prize, however, Konta over-cooked a backhand, her 18th unforced error of a relatively quick set, and gave the break back with an injudicious forehand, wide past the deuce corner. (more...)
Dozen arrested for feeding homeless in San Diego Dozen arrested for feeding homeless in San Diego
- January 16, 2018

Ahead of the arrests, an El Cajon police officer warned the activists not to give food to the homeless in the park. The group was formed after the El Cajon City Council in October passed an ordinance restricting residents from food sharing on city-owned properties as a way to protect the public from hepatitis A. (more...)
Curtis Granderson agrees to one-year, $5 million deal with Blue Jays Curtis Granderson agrees to one-year, $5 million deal with Blue Jays
- January 16, 2018

The deal is said to be pending a physical before it can be completed. The 36-year-old hit.212 with 26 home runs and 64 runs batted in last season for the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers. Cardinals" Yadier Molina: "Three more years. While this isn't an earth-shattering signing, it is one that looks likely to pay dividends for the Jays in 2018, and beyond, as they won't have to rush Teoscar Hernandez , if he proves to need a bit more seasoning. (more...)
Patriots roll past Titans, Eagles clip Falcons to advance Patriots roll past Titans, Eagles clip Falcons to advance
- January 16, 2018

The 14-play, 86-yard drive put the Eagles ahead 6-3 with 10:28 left in the second quarter. The drive started after Keanu Neal recovered a fumble from Eagles running back Jay Ajayi . After spending two weeks facing heavy scrutiny and struggling for much of the first half Saturday against the Atlanta Falcons , Eagles quarterback Nick Foles found a rhythm thanks to some comforting play calls. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo Tells Real Madrid Team-Mates He Wants Manchester United Return Cristiano Ronaldo Tells Real Madrid Team-Mates He Wants Manchester United Return
- January 16, 2018

The Real Madrid superstar is exhausted of the "false" promises made to him by club president Florentino Perez and is not keen at seeking a long-term future with the club. Ronaldo also heaped pressure on Perez over his future by suggesting he could move on during his acceptance speech after winning the Ballon d'Or. Given just how prolific Ronaldo has been for Real since joining the club from United in 2009 for a then-world-record £80 million fee, his woes in front of goal this term have ... (more...)
Texas Tech Fined In Court-Storming Incident After W.Va. Game Texas Tech Fined In Court-Storming Incident After W.Va. Game
- January 16, 2018

The Mountaineers had their nation-leading 15-game winning streak stopped. Jevon Carter scored 28 points - 1 off his career high - for West Virginia (15-2, 4-1). Dean Wade had 22 points to lead the Wildcats. The No. 12 Jayhawks lost here in 2014 despite 40 points from Andrew Wiggins, and the 2015 game slipped away in the final seconds on Juwan Staten's coast-to-coast drive. (more...)
Oklahoma basketball: Sooners up to No. 4 in AP Top 25 Oklahoma basketball: Sooners up to No. 4 in AP Top 25
- January 16, 2018

The Jayhawks played at West Virginia on Monday night. Young is tied for second with four other players for the most Big 12 Player of the Week honors in a career, two shy of tying Griffin for the top spot (eight from 2007-09). That makes the Sooners the highest ranked team in the Big 12, a conference that is perceived by many to be the best league in big-time college basketball. (more...)
Arsene Wenger admits Alexis Sanchez could leave Arsenal early this week Arsene Wenger admits Alexis Sanchez could leave Arsenal early this week
- January 16, 2018

The result leaves second placed United 12 points behind leaders Manchester City who suffered their first league defeat this season in a thrilling 4-3 reverse at Liverpool on Sunday. "It will be decided in the next 48 hours". Asked if a deal was imminent, Wenger said: "I don't master the rhythm of that but it could happen today, tomorrow or not at all". (more...)
Rejuvenated Konta off to fast start at Open Rejuvenated Konta off to fast start at Open
- January 16, 2018

Brengle, who made the fourth round in Melbourne in 2015 for her career-best Grand Slam result, erased both match points to bring the game to deuce. Konta will play the victor of the all-Russian encounter between Margarita Gasparyan and Anna Blinkova in the second round on Thursday when the temperature is predicted to soar to 38 degrees. (more...)
UConn Coach Randy Edsall's Fingerprints All Over Upcoming NFL Conference Championships UConn Coach Randy Edsall's Fingerprints All Over Upcoming NFL Conference Championships
- January 16, 2018

There is a new challenger standing in the way of the New England Patriots' path to another Super Bowl . The Falcons' offense looked to have found its form, but the Eagles held Matt Ryan and that Falcon offense to just 10 points without Foles needing to be magnificent to win. (more...)
Manchester City in fresh Alexis Sanchez talks Manchester City in fresh Alexis Sanchez talks
- January 16, 2018

The out-of-favour Henrikh Mkhitaryan was initially mooted as a makeweight in a potential deal, heading to the Emirates while Arsenal's star forward went the other direction. "Sanchez to United is a good move". Now, it appears that the Italian has sensed an opportunity to acquire one of the finest players in the league. A Chilean worldwide who played alongside Sanchez during that time, had gone on to reveal that the now 29-year-old would do anything to get into Old Trafford. (more...)
99-year-old Vikings fan is going to the big game 99-year-old Vikings fan is going to the big game
- January 16, 2018

At 99-years-old, there aren't many things Minnesota Vikings super fan Millie Wall hasn't witnessed. A video of Millie reading her letter from the Vikings went viral before the game, an early birthday present for the woman who's been rooting for the team since it was founded in 1961. (more...)
Pep Guardiola: Beating Liverpool received't be any simpler with out Philippe Coutinho Pep Guardiola: Beating Liverpool received't be any simpler with out Philippe Coutinho
- January 16, 2018

It's Coutinho's magical magician-ness on the pitch that will undoubtably be missed but there's more. "It is what it is". "You want to play as much as possible but I am not the type of character to go bursting walls down", he says of the quiet start to life at Anfield . (more...)
Roger Federer stunned by Novak Djokovic demand at Australian Open meeting Roger Federer stunned by Novak Djokovic demand at Australian Open meeting
- January 16, 2018

The likes of Roger Federer , Rafael Nadal , and Andy Murray were in attendance at the conference ahead of the Australian Open. The Daily Mail reports Djokovic then gave a passionate speech where he said players deserved more money for playing on the ATP Tour. (more...)
Mkhitaryan left out by United as City drop Sanchez interest Mkhitaryan left out by United as City drop Sanchez interest
- January 16, 2018

United has been linked with a move for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez , with Manchester City also interested in the Chile global. City could still make a late move to scupper United's efforts to sign Sanchez, but it appears the biggest spending team in the Premier League are in danger of being outbid by their local rivals for a player they have chased for more than a year. (more...)
NFL Playoffs: NewsChannel 34 Pick 'Em Round 2 NFL Playoffs: NewsChannel 34 Pick 'Em Round 2
- January 16, 2018

If the game was determined by comes playoff experience, the New Orleans Saints would be clear winners, but the Vikings have been hard to beat at home and the Saints have not always traveled well. That shouldn't change on Saturday night. The prediction here is similar to the Patriots: Pittsburgh has a 75-percent win probability against the Jags, who are in the playoffs for the first time in 10 years. (more...)
Clinical Manchester United leave Paul Lambert with uphill task at Stoke Clinical Manchester United leave Paul Lambert with uphill task at Stoke
- January 16, 2018

That goal was eclipsed by Martial, who was also picked out by an astute pass from Pogba. Pogba was pleased with what he saw from his side on home turf and told Sky Sports: "To be honest we are playing very well at the moment, I am more forwards and have more freedom to attack". (more...)
CoCo Vandeweghe refuses to return to court during Australian Open CoCo Vandeweghe refuses to return to court during Australian Open
- January 16, 2018

The American had been suffering from a severe flu in the lead up to the Australian Open, and unsuccessfully attempted to have a delayed start to the tournament. "The second one I believe was an insult against me". I don't have to make myself uncomfortable because it's ill prepared. It was a stunning turn-around from last year's US Open when the host nation provided all four women's semifinalists -, and Vandeweghe - the first time that had happened in 36 years. (more...)
Seahawks hire Ken Norton Jr. as defensive coordinator, according to wife Seahawks hire Ken Norton Jr. as defensive coordinator, according to wife
- January 16, 2018

Norton got fired as the Raiders defensive coordinator 10 games into last season, which was his third in that capacity with the Raiders since leaving Seattle's staff. "He's always having us look forward and do things that are important for us to continue our careers and keep improving ourselves". However, he took all of the heat for a defense that was tied for last place in sacks with 14 and dead last in the National Football League in takeaways with six after 10 games in 2017, being in fired ... (more...)
Gymnastics star Simone Biles says Larry Nasser sexually abused her Gymnastics star Simone Biles says Larry Nasser sexually abused her
- January 16, 2018

Nassar was sentenced last month to 60 years in prison on federal child pornography charges and is set to be sentenced this week in MI after pleading guilty to additional counts of criminal sexual conduct related to allegations he assaulted girls under the guise of medical treatment. (more...)

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