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PSG captain Thiago Silva: Messi tougher to defend than Ronaldo PSG captain Thiago Silva: Messi tougher to defend than Ronaldo
- February 07, 2018

Seven years apart, the Portuguese is well ahead of Neymar in terms of collective and individual career achievements for now, but 2018 could be the year that finally starts to change. Beckham, who also spent time at PSG during his glittering career, told Marca: 'It is going to be hard with PSG on top form at the moment. "The small difference is that Messi, with the ball in a one-on-one or a two-on-one, is hard to stop", Silva told reporters after the game . (more...)
Kaepernick Effect?: Super Bowl 2018 Ratings Hit 10-Year Low Kaepernick Effect?: Super Bowl 2018 Ratings Hit 10-Year Low
- February 07, 2018

Another video shows an Eagles fan doing a trust fall off the awning outside the Ritz Carlton in Center City, Philadelphia. But those viewer figures actually made it the least-watched Super Bowl since 2009. To be fair, the NFL's ratings have been down all year, and trending downward . Despite once leading his team to the Super Bowl, the QB couldn't get a gig (while numerous, suspect quarterback's got contracts) after kneeling during the national anthem in protest of police brutality and ... (more...)
'Neymar will not go to Real Madrid' - PSG director makes bold prediction 'Neymar will not go to Real Madrid' - PSG director makes bold prediction
- February 07, 2018

The club president [Nasser Al-Khelaifi] and the fans are with Neymar '. But, things have gone pear-shaped over the last couple of months, with injury and poor form affecting Morata's goalscoring form. He led his team PSG to the top position on the Ligue 1 point table this season and scoring goals regularly there. With those at Santiago Bernabeu planning a squad overhaul on the back of a disappointing campaign, former Barcelona star Neymar is considered to fit the "Galactico" mould. (more...)
Boxing faces exclusion from 2020 Olympic Games Boxing faces exclusion from 2020 Olympic Games
- February 07, 2018

AIBA has been riddled by in-fighting among executives, allegations of match-fixing at the previous Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 and a lack of transparency over funding. The International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) says it has complied with all IOC requirements. "We are going to be flexible to make sure we organise the best possible Games in the best possible place for the best athletes in the world, " said Samaranch, the son of the late former IOC President. (more...)
Tom Brady couldn't win the Super Bowl because he was NFL MVP Tom Brady couldn't win the Super Bowl because he was NFL MVP
- February 07, 2018

Brady was sacked by Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham, with the fumble recovered by Derek Barnett. Not only did he dominate the age bracket, but he became the oldest player to win the NFL's Most Valuable Player award on Saturday. The G.O.A.T received 40 (of 50) votes for MVP, easily winning over Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley (8) and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (2). (more...)
Michigan State erases eight-point deficit as it tops Iowa on road Michigan State erases eight-point deficit as it tops Iowa on road
- February 07, 2018

Matt McQuaid led the Spartans with a team-high 12 points, plus a huge 3-pointer with 1:09 left that put MSU up by four. Iowa closed within 94-93 with 18 seconds remaining on a basket by Cook, but Langford hit a pair of free throws with 6.3 seconds left to give Michigan State a 96-93 lead. (more...)
Lions announce Matt Patricia as new head coach Lions announce Matt Patricia as new head coach
- February 07, 2018

But it remains anyone's guess as to how good this team can actually be. Star defensive end Ezekiel Ansah is slated to hit free agency in March, so the Lions could enter next season without one of their few studs on that side of the ball. Van Gundy staggers his rotation so that either Griffin or Drummond are on the floor at all times. Ish Smith failed to make much of an impact in the first half, but started cooking with gas in the second. (more...)
Super Bowl parade plans to include dramatic surprises Super Bowl parade plans to include dramatic surprises
- February 07, 2018

He's already bought tickets for the morning train, he said. "When you're asked, you're complimentary, but at the same time. we are going to party". (On what this victory means to him and the city of Philadelphia ) "Obviously it's rewarding to win the Super Bowl and lead these guys, but listen, my hat is off to the staff, to the ownership, to the players, to the fans". (more...)
Tremendous Bowl Rankings Lowest in 9 Years Amid Anthem Backlash Tremendous Bowl Rankings Lowest in 9 Years Amid Anthem Backlash
- February 07, 2018

Super Bowl props have become a huge part of the game, as Las Vegas takes in well over $100 million in bets on the game each year, with a generous boost from the insane list of props you can bet on. And Nielsen said it has not yet counted the number of people who watched the game outside of homes - in a bar, for instance. President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders offered dueling messages during Super Bowl LII on protesting racial injustice. (more...)
Barcelona ace Coutinho: Iniesta a genius. Messi...? Barcelona ace Coutinho: Iniesta a genius. Messi...?
- February 07, 2018

Coutinho heaped praise on Argentine global and said as a team-mate he can only take advantage by playing alongside one of the greatest players of all time . Philippe Coutinho says he has no "preferences" in terms of what titles he wins in his career - just that he wins "as many as I can". "He talks a lot with players in training and corrects positioning, which is important", the Brazilian worldwide concluded. (more...)
Espanyol 1-1 Barcelona: 5 Talking Points Espanyol 1-1 Barcelona: 5 Talking Points
- February 07, 2018

Barcelona last lost in Liga back in April, but the fact that they were defeated in Cornella recently will ensure that they won't be underestimating Espanyol heading into this grudge match. "One player won't silence our crowd", Espanyol coach Quique Sanchez Flores said. Barcelona next travel to the Mestalla to face Valencia in the second leg of the Copa del Rey semi-final on Friday. (more...)
Watch Giannis Antetokounmpo Jump Over (!) Tim Hardaway Jr. On Epic Alley-Oop Watch Giannis Antetokounmpo Jump Over (!) Tim Hardaway Jr. On Epic Alley-Oop
- February 07, 2018

Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo underlined his status as one of the best pure athletes in world sport after completing a remarkable dunk against NY. Middleton lobbed the ball to the Bucks star, with the Greek Freak plucking it out of the air with one hand as he leapt over the Knicks' Tim Hardaway to slam it down. (more...)
Woodland Downs Reavie In Playoff To Seize Phoenix Crown Woodland Downs Reavie In Playoff To Seize Phoenix Crown
- February 07, 2018

We went out to Hawaii early so I've been with him for five straight weeks which is wonderful. He qualified for the PGA Tour in 2009, won in 2011 and again in 2013. The PGA Tour now moves back to California for the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am. "I've played well on them in the past, and I'm hoping to build on this week's performance". (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles: 5 reasons Nick Foles shouldn't be traded in 2018 Philadelphia Eagles: 5 reasons Nick Foles shouldn't be traded in 2018
- February 07, 2018

One of the greatest of all time. While Foles played exceptional football down the stretch, well, so did Wentz all season long, more consistently, while doing things that only two or three other human beings on the planet can do. It's the game when a backup quarterback Nick Foles and a former backup quarterback, now coach Doug Pederson took down Bill Belichick and Tom Brady . (more...)
Boston Celtics could move Marcus Smart for a pick Boston Celtics could move Marcus Smart for a pick
- February 07, 2018

It was Rozier's second straight start at point guard due to the quad-related injury to Kyrie Irving . Rozier had a triple-double in his first start on Wednesday. Rozier's previous career-high had been 23 points, set in November against Orlando. He eclipsed 30 points with a 3-pointer at 6:10 of the final period. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles players are already boycotting Trump White House visit Philadelphia Eagles players are already boycotting Trump White House visit
- February 07, 2018

And, wasting no time in keeping that promise, the 29-year-old headed to Orlando with his wife and daughter to be greeted by thousands of fans. Some championship teams and players have already sat out trips to be honored at the White House. (more...)
India eye unprecedented lead India eye unprecedented lead
- February 07, 2018

Captain Virat Kohli would want his team to replicate their performances and continue the good show on African soil. Electing to bat, the Indian women rode on left-handed batswoman Smriti Mandhana's (84 off 98) half-century and skipper Mithali Raj's 45 to post 213 for seven before the pace duo of Jhulan Goswami (4/24) and Shikha Pandey (3/23) shared seven wickets between them to bundle out South Africa for 125. (more...)
Nadal confirms he will play at Queen's Nadal confirms he will play at Queen's
- February 07, 2018

Ten years after his legendary Wimbledon final against Roger Federer , Rafael Nadal will to try to recapture his finest hour by entering the Queen's Club Championship in June. Nadal, 31, has struggled in his past five Wimbledon appearances, failing to go beyond the fourth round. "His run 10 years ago, when he won at Roland Garros, Queen's and Wimbledon, will never be forgotten". (more...)
NBC Explains That Super Bowl 2018 Blackout NBC Explains That Super Bowl 2018 Blackout
- February 07, 2018

She was accompanied by Alexandria Wailes, who performed the National Anthem in American Sign Language, on behalf of the National Association of the Deaf. "And now, my chance has finally come", she wrote on Instagram. Watch Pink's performance of the National Anthem below. Pink grew up outside of Philadelphia, so singing in front of her hometown team before it played in what would become the biggest game in the franchise's history was a huge honor for her. (more...)
National Assembly Conference Committee adopts reordering of elections National Assembly Conference Committee adopts reordering of elections
- February 07, 2018

The amendment was made at the Committee of the whole House, presided by the Deputy Speaker, Mr Yussuff Lasun. Nazif said that inclusion of section 25 (1) which changed the sequence of election different from the one earlier released by INEC had not violated any provisions of the laws governing the operations of the electoral body. (more...)

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