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Conte admits Chelsea can't compete with United and City Conte admits Chelsea can't compete with United and City
- Января 25, 2018

Chelsea cemented their place in the top four of the Premier League with a 4-0 win over Brighton at the Amex Stadium on Saturday but that was also their first win of 2018 following five consecutive draws in all competitions. "We won the league and reached the FA Cup final, and finished with a profit of £50m in the transfer market [actually £69.2m, largely as a result of Oscar's sale to Shanghai SIPG]". (more...)
Nate Diaz Eyeing UFC Return In Just A few Months Time Nate Diaz Eyeing UFC Return In Just A few Months Time
- Января 25, 2018

I will make Nate Diaz an offer to fight today. "Sincerely The Real Champ". Diaz hasn't fought since that second bout against McGregor, which he lost via majority decision. "I think people would rather see Conor come back and either fight Tony [Ferguson] or Khabib [Nurmagomedov] - whoever wins - and the Nate Diaz fight isn't going anywhere". (more...)
US Junior World Championships Team Announced US Junior World Championships Team Announced
- Января 25, 2018

US athletes are able to take 360 videos of the course they'll be racing, and are able to ski that course over and over again, using Strivr's VR platform, when they get home. The Rigby High grad stands seventh in the World Cup standings for slopestyle, which made its Olympic debut in 2014 and includes a course with three jumps and three rails. (more...)
John Dorsey says 4 or 5 QBs worthy of top pick John Dorsey says 4 or 5 QBs worthy of top pick
- Января 25, 2018

During a lengthy media session on Monday night, Josh Allen insisted that he's a more accurate quarterback than his statistics have shown. The interview itself was going great and Allen was doing a good job but then he dropped this line. (more...)
Hawks rookie Collins named to Rising Stars game for All-Star weekend Hawks rookie Collins named to Rising Stars game for All-Star weekend
- Января 25, 2018

Through 42 games this season, Simmons is averaging 16.3 points per game, 7.9 rebounds, 7.2 assists and 1.9 steals. He now joins Anthony Davis, Karl Anthony-Towns, Damian Lillard, Joel Embiid , Blake Griffin, Kevin Durant and LeBron James as the only first or second-year players since 2001 to post 30+ points, 5+ rebounds and 2+ assists in back-to-back games. (more...)
National Basketball Association wants regulated sports betting market, for a price National Basketball Association wants regulated sports betting market, for a price
- Января 25, 2018

The testimony then outlines five components the league would like to see included in a bill for legalizing sports betting in the state of NY. The NBA suggests that licensed sports books pay 1% of the total bets placed to the league to offset the risk and costs of compliance, enforcement and investigations into betting behavior, among other additional costs. (more...)
NCAA investigating Michigan State over Larry Nassar case NCAA investigating Michigan State over Larry Nassar case
- Января 25, 2018

Nassar pleaded guilty to 10 counts of sexual assault against girls and young women, including Olympians. As Nassar has had to sit and listen to numerous women he abused when they were younger, we can only hope that they truly do feel some closure to what they had to suffer through. (more...)
Bruins' Brad Marchand suspended five games Bruins' Brad Marchand suspended five games
- Января 25, 2018

Johansson and the Devils won't have to wait long to see Marchand and the Bruins again, as the two teams are set to face one another on February 11 in New Jersey for what will be their final regular season matchup. He was most recently suspended for two games last April for spearing Toronto's Jake Dotchin , costing him a chance at a 40-goal season. Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy defended his player Wednesday morning following his team's practice. (more...)
Managing director Angus Kinnear: 'Leeds United accept badge will divide opinion' Managing director Angus Kinnear: 'Leeds United accept badge will divide opinion'
- Января 25, 2018

Though, that is not in a sympathetic manner, rather to troll the club over the choice of their new badge. Today, Leeds United became a laughing stock on social media, as the club announced a new badge that looks like the PES version of (MLS side) Columbus Crew's old logo. (more...)
Smart Misses Final Shot, Celtics Fall To Lakers 108-107 Smart Misses Final Shot, Celtics Fall To Lakers 108-107
- Января 25, 2018

The Celtics had a chance to stop their skid in Los Angeles on Tuesday night. But if you squint a little bit, you can see how the Celtics could talk themselves into it. "Minor details, you know? Taking opportunities to force them into tough shots". However, the Celtics have had trouble putting together a complete game lately-and it cost them once again. (more...)
Florida State QB Deondre Francois investigated in domestic violence matter Florida State QB Deondre Francois investigated in domestic violence matter
- Января 25, 2018

Francois, a former Orlando Olympia High standout, called police to his apartment after an argument ensued between him and his girlfriend. The woman said the argument began because Francois grew upset that a friend of his tried to "talk to her". (more...)
Slow motion trip through UFC 220 Miocic vs Ngannou Slow motion trip through UFC 220 Miocic vs Ngannou
- Января 25, 2018

The third one (is) coming, for sure". CLEVELAND- Days after making UFC history, heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic got back to work. "I proved I'm worthy of being called champion, but Volkan's on that level", Cormier said. After the drama-filled vortex that was the fallout from UFC 214, with the drug test failure of Jon Jones , UFC 220 must have seemed like waking from a bad dream for D.C. (more...)
MLB Hall of Fame Results: Class List of Inductees, Voting Results MLB Hall of Fame Results: Class List of Inductees, Voting Results
- Января 25, 2018

It took 75 percent for election, or 317 votes , to be elected into the Hall of Fame. Like Chipper, Trevor spent most of his career with the Padres . This group will also be joined at the 2018 induction ceremony by Alan Trammell and Jack Morris , who were voted in by the veterans committee in December. (more...)
A chunk of North America found sticking to Australia A chunk of North America found sticking to Australia
- Января 25, 2018

He explained that the research shows Georgetown rocks were deposited into a sea when the region was part of North America before it broke away and collided with the Mount Isa region of northern Australia . New sedimentological field data was used along with new and existing geochronological data, from both Georgetown and Mount Isa regions, to arrive at this conclusion. (more...)
Conference Championship Ups and Downs: Minnesota Vikings vs Eagles Conference Championship Ups and Downs: Minnesota Vikings vs Eagles
- Января 25, 2018

The way they went about their business. The data concluded that five out of 50 states will be cheering for the Patriots to beat the Eagles in Super Bowl 52 in Minneapolis on February 4. The team was so loose that the final team meeting on Saturday featured a singalong to the Meek Mill song "Dreams and Nightmares", which has seemingly become an anthem of sorts for the Eagles . (more...)
Le'Veon Bell encouraged by talks on new long-term deal with Steelers Le'Veon Bell encouraged by talks on new long-term deal with Steelers
- Января 25, 2018

The belief has been that the Steelers will use the tag on Bell and then try to work out a long-term deal with him, just like they did last offseason. Bell has made clear he wants to set a precedent for running backs, which 2017 leading rusher and fellow Pro Bowler Kareem Hunt appreciates. (more...)
Read Judge Rosemarie Aquilina's powerful statement to Larry Nassar Read Judge Rosemarie Aquilina's powerful statement to Larry Nassar
- Января 25, 2018

The last witness to speak at the sentencing hearing for a MI sports doctor accused of sexually assaulting women and girls is a Kentucky lawyer who stepped forward in 2016 after USA Gymnastics was accused of mishandling complaints. Aquilina offered her own praise for the media, saying: "I do believe in the First Amendment". Aquilina has praised the victims who have appeared in her court since January 16, calling them "sister survivors", while also assuring them that their perpetrator will pay. (more...)
What Time Does Super Bowl LII (52) Start? What Time Does Super Bowl LII (52) Start?
- Января 24, 2018

The ticket price dropped because the Minnesota Vikings failed to advance to the Super Bowl , meaning it won't be the first time in National Football League history that a team played a Super Bowl at its home stadium. The NFL sells the bulk of Super Bowl tickets through its own ticket broker. If you want a ticket in a secondary market, get ready to pay up. On StubHub , another ticket site, the least-expensive seats were going for more than $4,000. (more...)
LaVar Ball set to become assistant coach for sons' Lithuanian team LaVar Ball set to become assistant coach for sons' Lithuanian team
- Января 24, 2018

How do you get LaVar Ball to shut his mouth and not disrupt your professional basketball team's operations? Vytautas is 3-0 in the Big Baller Challenge, which was created to get LiAngelo and LaMelo playing time against other teenagers. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez to United, Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Arsenal in swap deal Alexis Sanchez to United, Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Arsenal in swap deal
- Января 24, 2018

Sanchez on Monday sealed a move to United from Arsenal in a swap deal with Henrikh Mkhitaryan , saying he was "thrilled to be joining the biggest club in the world". The Armenia worldwide scored 23 goals and set up 32 more in his last season at Dortmund but failed to reproduce anything close to those numbers at United. (more...)