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Manchester United announce the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal Manchester United announce the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal
- January 24, 2018

It has been widely reported that Sanchez will earn a pre-tax salary of £500,000 ($695,000, 567,000 euros) a week. The swap deal sees Armenia worldwide winger Mkhitaryan, also 29, head to the Emirates following a mixed 18 months at Old Trafford had been expected for several days. (more...)
Cormier defends light heavyweight title at UFC 220 Cormier defends light heavyweight title at UFC 220
- January 24, 2018

Essentially, Cain is the reason why Daniel Cormier is refusing to take the Miocic fight, as they're training partners and Cormier feels Cain should be next in line. He ended Barnett's eight-fight win-streak to become heavyweight king. A hearing into Jones' second failed drug test in the USADA era will be held next month. (more...)
Myles Jack spoils Patriots' trick play with great strip of Dion Lewis Myles Jack spoils Patriots' trick play with great strip of Dion Lewis
- January 24, 2018

Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots looks to pass during the second half against the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium on December 31, 2017 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Jaguars would go on to punt after the turnover, the Patriots would drive down and score a touchdown and New England never wavered, overcoming the late deficit to win the AFC championship. (more...)
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez passes Manchester United medical Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez passes Manchester United medical
- January 24, 2018

United have confirmed the arrival of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in a monster transfer package that exceeds AU$250 million. While Henrikh Mkhitaryan , who has moved the other way, is a thoughtful, sometimes inspired player, Sanchez is a firecracker. (more...)
Spin King praises young Pope after miracle in New Zealand Spin King praises young Pope after miracle in New Zealand
- January 24, 2018

It's something I am comfortable with. "Every single person on our team wanted it so much, you could feel it, and you say it probably scared the English a little bit". Brook was done first ball by a nicely disguised wrong'un while Jacks was brilliantly caught at slip by Sangha for 1. As a leggie of some repute, the comparisons with Warne are inevitable. (more...)
Martial grabs victor as United squeeze past Burnley Martial grabs victor as United squeeze past Burnley
- January 24, 2018

When asked whether he had any new injury concerns ahead of the game, Mourinho told the press: "Nothing new to report". Sean Dyche made some attacking changes, which included loan signing Georges-Kevin Nkoudou, but United survived to claim an important three points from a game that could be their last before Sanchez's arrival and only a good save from Nick Pope denied Martial an impressive second goal . (more...)
See how Manchester United welcomed Sanchez See how Manchester United welcomed Sanchez
- January 24, 2018

The former Barcelona star also visited Old Trafford where it is understood he was greeted by United legend Ferguson, who was pictured speaking to people sitting inside the 29-year-old's taxi. "I remember today, a conversation I had with Henry, a historic Arsenal player, who changed club for the same reason and today is my turn", Sanchez wrote. (more...)
Satanist says Missouri abortion laws violate her religious beliefs Satanist says Missouri abortion laws violate her religious beliefs
- January 24, 2018

The Satanic Temple filed the suit on Doe's behalf and also filed a separate suit in federal court, according to a press release . Current Missouri law requires a 72-hour waiting period before a woman can have an abortion procedure. Blackmore added that lawmakers use "faith-based language" when speaking about abortion as evidence that anti-abortion legislation in the state is, in fact, guided by religious belief. (more...)
Ducks host the Rangers; Both teams need points Ducks host the Rangers; Both teams need points
- January 24, 2018

New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal, right, passes the puck past Anaheim Ducks left wing Andrew Cogliano during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. Cogliano's clean wrist shot off another rush ended Lundqvist's night after just seven shots and Henrique greeted Ondrej Pavelec with a short-handed goal. (more...)
CNN anchor Jake Tapper calls Patriots a 'cheating team' CNN anchor Jake Tapper calls Patriots a 'cheating team'
- January 24, 2018

The comments resulted in some blowback from Tapper's Patriots fan colleagues and Twitter followers. CNN anchor Jake Tapper is a lifelong Philadelphia Eagles fan , who was at the game on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field to watch the Eagles reach the Super Bowl to take on the Patriots. (more...)
Baylor Baseball's Langeliers Named D1Baseball Preseason All-American Baylor Baseball's Langeliers Named D1Baseball Preseason All-American
- January 24, 2018

Coming off of a 42-21 campaign and a second-straight home regional, Monte Lee's Tigers are pegged for No. 12 to start the season by Baseball America , as one of five ACC teams in the top-20. The USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll will be released at a later date. The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association is now the only remaining major college baseball outlet to not publish their preseason poll yet, although expect the Cards to land on that list as well. (more...)
Downtown Minneapolis skyway hours extended for Super Bowl week
- January 24, 2018

If the Vikings had advanced to Super Bowl LII, it would have been the first team in National Football League history to play a Super Bowl at its home stadium. 4 at US Bank Stadium. You could lose money or be sold a counterfeit ticket. Even without a chance to see the Vikings play in their home stadium, the average resale ticket on secondary markets for Super Bowl LII is way up this year - more than $9,000. (more...)
Chung stuns Djokovic in Australian Open Chung stuns Djokovic in Australian Open
- January 24, 2018

Zverev said Federer had spoken to him in the locker room after the match and offered him some words of encouragement. Despite the loss, Davis has definitely won herself some new fans after the incredible effort that saw her play on even after losing a toenail during the contest. (more...)
James Bettcher to meet with Giants about defensive coordinator job James Bettcher to meet with Giants about defensive coordinator job
- January 24, 2018

Instead, the Cardinals hired Wilks, who also had interviewed for the Giants' head coach job, but wasn't considered a finalist despite his ties to Dave Gettleman. James Bettcher was hoping to become the next head coach of the Arizona Cardinals , but with Steve Wilks taking that role and bringing in some of his own coaches, Bettcher is looking for work elsewhere. (more...)
Séamus Coleman returns to action for the first time in 10 months Séamus Coleman returns to action for the first time in 10 months
- January 24, 2018

Everton's U23s - managed by former interim first-team boss David Unsworth - face Portsmouth at Goodison Park. It's been a long road to recovery for the 29 year old and hopefully now he can push on and make a return to first team action before too long. (more...)
What is it and how will it work — UEFA Nations League What is it and how will it work — UEFA Nations League
- January 24, 2018

The draw will be held at UEFA'S headquarters in Lausanne in Switzerland at 11am GMT on Wednesday. With the hangover of the embarrassing defeat to Denmark still lingering over us like a dark cloud, you could be forgiven for not caring about the new format UEFA have concocted but it does present a great chance for Ireland to qualify for the next European Championships. (more...)
History of the Super Bowl History of the Super Bowl
- January 24, 2018

Can New England complete the greatest run in National Football League history by winning a third Super Bowl in four years for the second time? The blame for the declining viewership this season has been pinned on everything from a surplus of TV and streaming content to a roster of injured players. (more...)
Heynckes: Arsenal should be wary of Aubameyang Heynckes: Arsenal should be wary of Aubameyang
- January 24, 2018

Asked if he was confident of completing a deal for Aubameyang, Wenger said: "Confident or not confident, I don't know "You never know how close you are". He has been dropped for the club's last two Bundesliga games as uncertainties over his future intensify. Borussia Dortmund are anxious that their chances of solidifying a Champions League spot will be hanging by a thread if they let Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang go. (more...)
Chris Long chides National Football League over profiting off underdog t-shirts Chris Long chides National Football League over profiting off underdog t-shirts
- January 24, 2018

On Monday they promoted the shirt on Twitter while playfully suggesting to Long that it would go well with his underdog mask . That prompted both Lane and Long to ask if the National Football League was also going to donate proceeds from the shirts they are selling. (more...)
Madison Keys glides into last 16 at Australian Open tennis Madison Keys glides into last 16 at Australian Open tennis
- January 24, 2018

We've had three years together and she has taught me how to handle big moments like this", said Keys, who is reaping the benefits of an extended off season to rest a troublesome wrist. "As incredible as that run was, the combination of being exhausted from that and having a wrist that still wasn't 100 percent, I just needed to kind of shut it down, calm down". (more...)

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