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IL emerges with foul-filled win over Indiana IL emerges with foul-filled win over Indiana
- Января 25, 2018

IN outscored the Illini 8-3 over the next 70 seconds to close the gap to 73-71 but as IN rushed for a chance to tie the game IN the closing seconds, an entry pass dribbled away for a game-deciding turnover with 0.1 seconds to go. IL junior forward Leron Black did his best to match Morgan's presence early, and he himself scored eight of his team's first 14 points. Black leads in rebounds with 5.3 while Te'Jon Lucas tops in assists with 3.1 per game. (more...)
Arsenal have 'clarity' after Sanchez move, says Wenger Arsenal have 'clarity' after Sanchez move, says Wenger
- Января 25, 2018

Asked why he had made the change, Wenger said: "Because we ( Chelsea and Arsenal ) know each other well and had many draws". "Coming from behind, we were not really convincing in the first half, but I think in the second half we played really well". (more...)
League Cup semifinal preview: Arsenal vs. Chelsea League Cup semifinal preview: Arsenal vs. Chelsea
- Января 25, 2018

But speculation could mount after the 26-year-old was seen leaving the ground after Arsenal's latest win. Arsenal will face Manchester City in the final which will be played on 25 February 2018 at Wembley Stadium. Arsenal on the other hand were forced to battle their way to a victory, and, to their credit, they deserved to win the game. "They like to be offensive and bring many players in the box to find combinations between strikers-midfielders-wingers". (more...)
Bill Belichick: Chris Long made good decision joining Eagles Bill Belichick: Chris Long made good decision joining Eagles
- Января 25, 2018

It's pretty much déjà vu with them whenever they're behind in a game. But Sunday night was something new-and special. Instead of hanging up the cleats, he signed on to be Alex Smith's backup in Kansas City for a year, then came back to the City of Brotherly Love to backup to Carson Wentz . (more...)
Lexington Counts and Surveys Local Homeless Population Lexington Counts and Surveys Local Homeless Population
- Января 25, 2018

The homeless count has been an annual event since 2005 and has been coordinated by LAHSA in different counties across the greater Los Angeles area. "Any where we might find someone", she said. 2017 also saw a 15 percent increase in homeless vets. In the past, volunteers have used pen and paper to collect information, but this year they have an app called Counting Us. (more...)
Fans react to new Socceroos coach Fans react to new Socceroos coach
- Января 25, 2018

He said he was honoured to be chosen as the man to lead Australia at their fourth consecutive World Cup and insisted they would not be there to simply make up numbers. Socceroos midfielder Mark Milligan, who plays for Melbourne Victory, said Thursday that van Marwijk's experience and competitiveness would be a "very good fit" for the national side. (more...)
Motherwell mock Manchester United video announcing Alexis Sanchez with hilarious parody
- Января 25, 2018

Manchester United last night produced a new player reveal for the ages when they had Alexis Sanchez play " Glory, Glory, Man United " on the piano before slowly taking to the Old Trafford pitch in dazzling, cinematic, slow-mo majesty. "If I am going to be somewhere, it's all or nothing with me". "I have enjoyed every moment". "We went on a good unbeaten run". As he enters the dressing room he will share with his new team-mates, the defender throws on his shirt with "Pete" printed on ... (more...)
Imperious Roger Federer glides into Melbourne semi-finals Imperious Roger Federer glides into Melbourne semi-finals
- Января 25, 2018

He hasn't lost to the Czech veteran since Dubai in 2013. Chung , 21, was already the first South Korean to make the quarter-finals of a grand slam, and he moved into the last four on Wednesday. "I'm just trying to enjoy myself again on court", Kerber said of change of fortunes. Hyeon Chung's historic run through draw is continuing. The defending champion was a straight-sets victor over his Czech rival in the quarter-finals in 2016 and the third round past year, and it was the same ... (more...)
Pope eight-for helps Australia defend 128 Pope eight-for helps Australia defend 128
- Января 25, 2018

Chasing just 128 for a place in the semi-finals, England had raced to 47 without loss before Pope struck twice in as many balls in his second over, the eighth of the innings. it's cricket, it's fun". But, just as Warne did on numerous occasions, Pope soaked up the pressure and bamboozled England's batsmen to have them all out for 96. (more...)
Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IDRA)- Watchful Movers Who Fight For Gain Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IDRA)- Watchful Movers Who Fight For Gain
- Января 25, 2018

The stock was purchased at an average cost of $1.50 per share, for a total transaction of $12,000,000.00. Heading into the stock price potential, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 12,000 are owned by Pillar Pacific Ltd Liability. Moreover, Goldman Sachs Gp has 0% invested in BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCRX ) for 3.12 million shares. (more...)
Wozniacki reaches 1st Australian Open final Wozniacki reaches 1st Australian Open final
- Января 25, 2018

Clijsters has been watching all of Mertens' matches in Melbourne this week and texting her support. There was little between the pair in terms of winners in the first stanza, Wozniacki edging the count 13 to 12. She said her 2011 defeat was "definitely on my mind" and that her legs, normally sturdy, suddenly began to shake. "I played a qualifier first round, so I was expected to win". (more...)
Daniel Cormier Will Retire When He Turns 40 In 2019 Daniel Cormier Will Retire When He Turns 40 In 2019
- Января 25, 2018

I think I deserve it. We've seen fighters in the past who have claimed they are going to retire, only to change their minds as the date draws closer, but "DC" insists that won't be the case for him as he wants to put his family first. The heavyweight championship clash saw two of the UFC's hardest hitters going head to head, and the crowd in attendance expected the fight to end soon. (more...)
Opening batsman Finch out of Australia side to play England Opening batsman Finch out of Australia side to play England
- Января 25, 2018

Maxwell wants the ODI team to be more aggressive. For some time, the 24-year-old has been earmarked as a mainstay in Australia's ODI team and viewed as a long-term Test player. Maxwell, who has played 80 ODIs for his country and can be one of the most destructive batsmen in world cricket on his day, was surprisingly left out when the squad was announced earlier this month. (more...)
Bill Belichick Has Hilarious And Awkward Exchange With Reporter About Rob Gronkowski Bill Belichick Has Hilarious And Awkward Exchange With Reporter About Rob Gronkowski
- Января 25, 2018

Despite reports that Gronkowski should be able to play against the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII in 11 days, Belichick wasn't going to divulge any information on the subject in his first press conference of the week. Looking back through the history of Super Bowl appearances by the Patriots , the white jerseys have brought much better luck to the team. Q: "I know, I know you don't". (more...)
Ex-Washington State star Klay Thompson named as NBA All-Star reserve Ex-Washington State star Klay Thompson named as NBA All-Star reserve
- Января 25, 2018

It's the ninth time four players from one team were selected, but the first time it has happened in consecutive seasons. With the National Basketball Association scrapping the East vs West format, there's a possibility that some of the Dubs teammates will face off against each other. (more...)
Zidane: Why Ronaldo Grabbed Phone After Facial Injury Zidane: Why Ronaldo Grabbed Phone After Facial Injury
- Января 25, 2018

The Portuguese superstar scored a brace and ended the game a bloody mess after receiving a nasty kick to the face from Fabian Schar. Ronaldo had scored just four goals in La Liga prior to the winter break in a dismal domestic campaign personally and for the club. (more...)
Durant on ejection: Ref was Durant on ejection: Ref was
- Января 25, 2018

Durant slammed Williams after the game in his press conference, saying, "He was looking to tech me up to get me back because he was still in his feelings from the first half". "I was being a diva last night". "I kind of just owned up to". I was like, 'Man, I was wondering why he coming at me so hard. Then I watched the plays and I was like, yeah, I looked like a jerk out there. (more...)
Bale form boosting Real Madrid confidence, says Zidane Bale form boosting Real Madrid confidence, says Zidane
- Января 25, 2018

Marco Asensio's late strike had given Madrid a narrow 1-0 advantage in the first leg, but Javier Eraso's brilliant 25-yard curler got Leganes back on level terms and set the tone for a memorable cup tie. Javier Eraso scored Leganes' first-ever goal at the Bernabeu with a fine curling effort in the first half and although Karim Benzema levelled soon after half-time, Gabriel headed a deserved victor. (more...)
Larry Nassar apologizes to sexual abuse victims at his sentencing Larry Nassar apologizes to sexual abuse victims at his sentencing
- Января 25, 2018

Judge Rosemarie Aquilina sentenced Nassar on Wednesday to 45 to 175 years in prison. Nassar wrote a letter to Judge Aqulina earlier this week, pleading for a shorter sentence. "What I did in the state cases was medical, not sexual, but because of the porn I lost all credibility". A judge in Lansing, Michigan , is poised to send Nassar to prison for molesting gymnasts and other girls for years. (more...)
Antonio Conte bemoans lack of options Antonio Conte bemoans lack of options
- Января 25, 2018

Even if Wenger remains at the helm to see out the final year of his contract next season, few would expect him to build a team capable of winning the Premier League or enjoying success in Europe between now and May 2019. 'Morata and Fabregas are out, ' Conte said. Conte meanwhile confirmed that Andreas Christensen is available. He told reporters, "We will go there to win for sure because we want to win trophies at the end and the League Cup is a good trophy, ' said the Belgian". (more...)