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They're gone: Liberty Media eliminating grid girls in Formula 1 They're gone: Liberty Media eliminating grid girls in Formula 1
- Января 31, 2018

Formula One will no longer use "grid girls" in the build-up to Formula One races after the sport's bosses decided the practice was "at odds with modern day societal norms". F1's decision was applauded by the Women's Sport Trust - a charity raising the visibility and increasing the impact of women's sport. Formula One's move follows professional darts, who a week ago announced that they would no longer have "walk-on girls", which were similarly a staple of events. (more...)
Kerr labels Warriors' blowout loss to Jazz 'disgusting basketball' Kerr labels Warriors' blowout loss to Jazz 'disgusting basketball'
- Января 31, 2018

It was Donovan Mitchell dominating the 3rd quarter as the Jazz pushed their lead over 20 points . It was one of those nights for the Warriors - they were unfocused on defense, looked unmotivated, and the All-Star trio of Kevin Durant , Stephen Curry , and Draymond Green combined to shoot 12-of-37 (32.4 percent) as the Warriors scored less than a point per possession against the Jazz defense. (more...)
James Harden's epic night guides Rockets past Magic James Harden's epic night guides Rockets past Magic
- Января 31, 2018

Harden, who also had four steals and a block, grabbed his 10th rebounds a few seconds later to give him his third triple double this season. Not only did Harden score 60 points himself, he was responsible for 86 of the Rockets' 114 points. (more...)
Basketball: James Harden makes history with 60 point triple double Basketball: James Harden makes history with 60 point triple double
- Января 31, 2018

On Tuesday evening, James Harden surpassed his contemporary, as the Houston Rockets' guard produced the first 60-point triple-double in the history of the league. It was also the highest score in a single game since Devin Booker dropped 70 for the Phoenix Suns in March. "I caught myself just being a true fan throughout the whole game. (more...)
BT Sport cut short Liverpool defeat to West Brom, suggests Jurgen Klopp BT Sport cut short Liverpool defeat to West Brom, suggests Jurgen Klopp
- Января 31, 2018

In first-half stoppage time, Pawson refers to VAR before giving the own goal, with the last touch coming off centre-back Joel Matip following Dawson's cross-shot. We saw at Anfield on Saturday night that there is still a long way to go before VAR works smoothly. We are used to accepting hard things. This is pretty important, don't you think? But if you want, since then our offensive positions didn't defend as well as then, for example. (more...)
Brady doesn't want sports radio host fired Brady doesn't want sports radio host fired
- Января 31, 2018

I didn't get into it much. "A simple 'Excuse me?' will cause the other person to reflect on their words and offer some sort of explanation", says Silver. I know you are just doing the best you can do. My daughter, or any child, certainly don't deserve that. I know it's not easy. His remarks were utterly indefensible, and mean-spirited commentary directed in any way at children is wholly inappropriate. (more...)
Patriots: Tom Brady says hand has improved, Rob Gronkowski expects to play Patriots: Tom Brady says hand has improved, Rob Gronkowski expects to play
- Января 31, 2018

He was 27 years old, single and without kids. Q: What's it been like? We exchange text messages all the time. There's, like, guys with machine guns everywhere. But that's what they do. Fans criticise them for being just too successful in a league created to not have dynasties and cannot forgive two rule-bending scandals in the last decade. (more...)
How Liverpool have ruined Arsenal's hopes of signing Evans How Liverpool have ruined Arsenal's hopes of signing Evans
- Января 31, 2018

But with West Brom battling in the relegation zone, the Baggies are reportedly willing to listen to offers. The Daily Telegraph report that Chelsea are hoping to clinch a move for Giroud, which will see Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang join Arsenal and Michy Batshuayi head to Borussia Dortmund. (more...)
FOX obtains rights to 11 NFL Thursday Night Football games FOX obtains rights to 11 NFL Thursday Night Football games
- Января 31, 2018

FOX will now air the 11 Thursday Night Football games, however, some of the games will continue to be broadcast on NFL Network. The NFL is still taking bids for the digital rights, with Amazon and Twitter expected to be among the bidders. (more...)
The details of Mesut Ozil's new contract at Arsenal have been revealed The details of Mesut Ozil's new contract at Arsenal have been revealed
- Января 31, 2018

The German global becomes the club's highest paid player - earning £350,000 per week - in a deal agreed this morning. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has remained optimistic over Ozil's future, but there have been fears he could decide to leave on a free at the end of the season. (more...)
Withdraw FIR or Govt will be toppled: Subramanian Swamy to J&K CM Withdraw FIR or Govt will be toppled: Subramanian Swamy to J&K CM
- Января 31, 2018

Police has filed an FIR under sections 336 (endangering life or personal safety of others), 302 (murder) and 307 (attempt to murder) of the Ranbir Penal Code, which is similar to the Indian Penal Code but applicable only in Jammu and Kashmir . (more...)
Everton confident of signing Eliaquim Mangala from Manchester City on Deadline Day Everton confident of signing Eliaquim Mangala from Manchester City on Deadline Day
- Января 31, 2018

City announced the signing of Aymeric Laporte on Tuesday , a move which will knock Mangala further down the pecking order of centre-backs. Both West Ham and Newcastle will be hoping to add another player or two to their ranks before the January transfer window closes on Wednesday night. (more...)
Swansea out-will Arsenal Swansea out-will Arsenal
- Января 31, 2018

However, they responded swiftly to equalise through Sam Clucas , before two defensive errors from the Gunners in the second half were seized upon to secure victory. 34' - GOAL! Swansea 1-1 Arsenal . The hosts put in a performance that belied their league standing as they more than matched the Gunners and created the better chances. (more...)
Student breaks down while giving evidence in rape trial Student breaks down while giving evidence in rape trial
- Января 31, 2018

Jackson, 26, and his Ulster team-mate Olding, 24, both deny the charge. Nothing untoward occurred then but subsequently she chose to leave the party because " the atmosphere had changed ". The court heard that McIlroy had sent a text to Jackson, saying "Is there a possibility of a threesome?" before entering the room naked, and as the complainant dressed herself to leave the room, he said: "You f***ed these guys, why not me?" Rory Harrison , 25, from Manse Road, Belfast, is charged with ... (more...)
England bids for historic 'three-peat' in Six Nations England bids for historic 'three-peat' in Six Nations
- Января 31, 2018

I don't think it's something too serious. He might play full back if Mike Brown is absent but the combination of out and out pace and lethal footwork mean he's a threat from anywhere and I expect him to cross the whitewash a few times and add to the six tries he's already scored in the Six Nations in the past few years. (more...)
Ultimate Superfan Leslie Jones Is Headed to the Olympics Again Ultimate Superfan Leslie Jones Is Headed to the Olympics Again
- Января 31, 2018

Naturally, the network wasn't going to let another Olympics come and go without Jones on its team, and NBC announced this week that the comedian will be there in PyeongChang, South Korea throughout the winter games. Jones is already gearing up for the big event, sharing a video of herself wearing an American flag-themed outfit and training on an elliptical. The comedian was invited to the 2016 Olympics by NBC about the Games - and fellow Olympic fans. (more...)
Roma in talks to sign Daley Blind from Manchester United Roma in talks to sign Daley Blind from Manchester United
- Января 31, 2018

To much of a surprise here in the final days of the January transfer window , Roma and Manchester United are discussing a possible deal that would see Netherlands global Daley Brind swap English football for Italian "calcio" in Rome. And despite generally being behind both Luke Shaw and Ashley Young in the pecking order, he curiously played every minute of all six Champions League group game. (more...)
Carson Wentz spotted at practice without a cane for first time Carson Wentz spotted at practice without a cane for first time
- Января 31, 2018

I'm going to push and do everything I can to be ready, and I'm confident in that". This Friday brings some good news for the Philadelphia Eagles and their fans. But for Wentz to play a large role in any sustained success, he'll need to stay on the field. "I am who I am, " he said. "I think, again, I'm very confident in talking with trainers and everything that the rehab schedule doesn't change a whole lot". (more...)
DeMarcus Cousins' statement on season-ending Achilles injury DeMarcus Cousins' statement on season-ending Achilles injury
- Января 31, 2018

On Tuesday, the All-Star center sent a message out to his fans , vowing to overcome it. The Pelicans were outscored 29-23 in the period and have failed to win the third quarter in 10 of their last 11 games. Cousins was enjoying another solid season and playing at a very high level for the Pelicans with impressive averages of 25.2 points, 12.9 rebounds, 5.4 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.6 blocks in 36.2 minutes per game. (more...)
Jorgensen to remain at Feyenoord Jorgensen to remain at Feyenoord
- Января 31, 2018

However, that deadline has now passed and Feyenoord have pulled out of negotiations with the Premier League side. As for Jorgensen, he is 27 and something of a late bloomer in footballing terms. He admits to feeling sad for the player, who wanted the move, but stressed that the striker must refocus to help Feyenoord for the rest of the season. (more...)