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Manchester United 'Blame Donald Trump Tax Changes' for Half-Year Loss Manchester United 'Blame Donald Trump Tax Changes' for Half-Year Loss
- February 09, 2018

The 20-time English champions past year attributed a near 30 percent surge in debt to the collapse of the pound after Britain voted to leave the European Union in a 2016 referendum. "Our solid business model has allowed us to invest in the future of the club with the extension of Jose Mourinho's contract as manager and entering into an exchange agreement with Arsenal, swapping Henrikh Mkhitaryan for Alexis Sanchez , strengthening Jose's attacking options", Woodward said. (more...)
What the Lakers-Cavaliers trade means for Isaiah Thomas What the Lakers-Cavaliers trade means for Isaiah Thomas
- February 09, 2018

The Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to trade Isaiah Thomas , Channing Frye , and their 2018 first-round pick to the Los Angeles Lakers for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr ., according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . "He's worked too hard to get back, and he's a ball dominant player", said Thomas' agent, Aaron Goodwin to Cleveland.com . That's a completely different team now than the team we faced the last three years. (more...)
Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony questionable against Lakers Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony questionable against Lakers
- February 09, 2018

Both Westbrook and Anthony were officially listed as game time decisions, each nursing sprained ankles. The Thunder (31-24) snapped a four-game losing streak with a convincing 125-105 road win over the defending champion Warriors on Tuesday night. (more...)
CAS dismisses 47 appeals from Russian athletes, coaches CAS dismisses 47 appeals from Russian athletes, coaches
- February 09, 2018

On her way to the hearing, Nikitina said she was optimistic about winning the case. The statement said that the accusations of the "Russian threat" in cyber space were fuelled by "countries that are building up their own military cyber potential, while conducting illegal surveillance and violating human rights", reports Xinhua news agency. (more...)
Christian Pulisic makes Manchester United admission Christian Pulisic makes Manchester United admission
- February 09, 2018

However Pulisic has recently confirmed that he was a United supporter as a kid, likely giving the Red Devils a slight advantage in the pursuit of the youngster, who admitted that he was flattered to hear of Mourinho's interest. Pulisic saw former team-mate Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang depart Dortmund for England during the recent winter transfer window, with the Gabonese striker joining Arsenal for £55m . (more...)
Cleveland Cavaliers Trade Away Six Players, Go Younger Cleveland Cavaliers Trade Away Six Players, Go Younger
- February 09, 2018

But that didn't happen. "Guys start to go 1-on-1 on offense and the defense is every man for himself". Yet they still lost for the ninth time in their past 10 road games after Cleveland inbounded the ball from beyond halfcourt with just a second left, James caught it and turning, fading away made an 18-foot shot over Butler's outstretched hand. (more...)
Cavs trade Isaiah Thomas to Lakers Cavs trade Isaiah Thomas to Lakers
- February 09, 2018

The result of all that dealing? The Cavaliers have won just seven of their last 20 games and are 31-22 for third place in the Eastern Conference. The trade deadline is at 3 p.m. meant to keep both Thomas and Frye. The Lakers could clear up to $69 million in cap room - enough for two max salary slots with James and Thunder swingman Paul George long rumored to test the open market. (more...)
Irving, Celtics down Wizards in OT Irving, Celtics down Wizards in OT
- February 09, 2018

The Celtics have won five of six, and remained a game ahead of Toronto in the race for the East's top playoff seed after the Raptors win over NY earlier Thursday. "Great team victory!" Many interpreted those statements as a shot against Wall, charges Beal and Gortat denied. "I haven't said anything to our guys about it", he said. (more...)
Ice Cricket 2018: Shahid Afriidi's Royals beats Virendra Sehwag's Palace Diamonds Ice Cricket 2018: Shahid Afriidi's Royals beats Virendra Sehwag's Palace Diamonds
- February 09, 2018

Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene, Lasith Malinga, Graeme Smith , Matt Prior, Jacques Kallis , Daniel Vettori, Monty Panesar and Shoaib Akthar were some of the others to play. Afridi's team won the match, chasing down Sehwag's side's 164 with around five overs to spare. However, Sehwag rapid fire on ice, showing he is the boss as he blasted 62 off 31 balls, including four fours and five sixes. (more...)
Blue Jays reportedly agree to deal with reliever John Axford Blue Jays reportedly agree to deal with reliever John Axford
- February 09, 2018

Axford, 34, is from Canada, so this is somewhat of a homecoming for him. Update (9:55 PM ET): It's a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training, according to MLB.com's Mark Feinsand . It's unclear whether it's a major or minor league contract. Axford features a dynamic fastball that averaged 95 m.p.h. last season, along with a curveball and slider. (more...)
Ride a Chocobo Instead of a Golf Cart in Everybody's Golf
- February 09, 2018

Square Enix illustrator Toshiyuki Itahana made a special chocobo design specifically for Everybody's Golf . Those Chocobos are now coming to Everybody's Golf from February 26 when, for the price of ¥540 (RM19.41), players can use them as replacement golf cards, caddying their clubs and themselves around the game's various courses. (more...)
Arsenal can still compete for the title, says Elneny Arsenal can still compete for the title, says Elneny
- February 09, 2018

This weekend they take on local rivals Tottenham, with victory seen as crucial if Arsenal are to haul themselves back into contention for Champions League qualification. However, unfazed by the huge gap, the 25-year-old is optimistic that they can challenge Pep Guardiola's side for league glory. Arsenal are also 11 points behind second-placed Manchester United on the same number of matches, but Elneny has claimed that "there's nothing impossible" when it comes to the Premier League . (more...)
Britain's Ormerod out of Winter Olympics with broken ankle Britain's Ormerod out of Winter Olympics with broken ankle
- February 09, 2018

Grainger, who clinched rowing gold at London 2012 and is now chair of UK Sport, said: "Only in time will it sink in what she has missed out on here - she's much younger than me and has already had more injuries than I had in my entire career". (more...)
Cavaliers send Isaiah Thomas to Lakers Cavaliers send Isaiah Thomas to Lakers
- February 09, 2018

While Thomas and Frye can absolutely contribute to the Lakers for the remainder of this season - though Frye makes sense as a buyout candidate - both of them are on expiring contracts while Clarkson and Nance will make a combined $14.8 million next season. (more...)
Morris, Lawes draw even with win over US Morris, Lawes draw even with win over US
- February 09, 2018

John Morris and Kaitlyn Lawes are veteran curlers who own Olympic gold medals, and they will be representing the Maple Leaf at the Games. Morris, in particular, did not have a strong game, with three of his missed shots in the final three ends contributing heavily to the loss. (more...)
Strikes in Deir Ezzor were self-defence, says Pentagon Strikes in Deir Ezzor were self-defence, says Pentagon
- February 09, 2018

The United States is not looking for a conflict with Syrian government forces but has a right to self-defense, the Pentagon said on Thursday, after the USA -led coalition repelled an attack by pro-Syrian forces and, according to one account, killed more than 100 of them. (more...)
DNA sought from immigrant in National Football League player's death DNA sought from immigrant in National Football League player's death
- February 09, 2018

We are also grateful for the Georgia Southern University and Westlake High School communities, who supported Edwin along his journey to success. Late Tuesday, he was charged by federal prosecutors with illegal re-entry of a previously deported alien. (more...)
Brendan Rodgers: Craig Levein is obsessed with Scott Brown Brendan Rodgers: Craig Levein is obsessed with Scott Brown
- February 09, 2018

Earlier this week, Levein suggested that Celtic's captain got booed on goal during the loss to Kilmarnock so that he could serve his ban before next month's Glasgow derby clash with Rangers. "I think that they come into their prime and get calmer as they get older". "I'm just pointing out one thing, that's all", the Hearts boss said. "I think you'll find his intentions were always to get himself booked in that game so he didn't miss the Rangers game". (more...)
NBA Trade Deadline: Cleveland Cavaliers trade Isaiah Thomas to Los Angeles Lakers NBA Trade Deadline: Cleveland Cavaliers trade Isaiah Thomas to Los Angeles Lakers
- February 09, 2018

Thomas' fault or not, the team's front office has given LeBron a loud and clear message during this deadline, as they didn't consult him regarding the moves they did that sent Thomas, Crowder, Frye, Rose and Iman Shumpert away from the team. (more...)
This Isaiah Thomas Quote Is Going Viral This Isaiah Thomas Quote Is Going Viral
- February 09, 2018

In return, they picked up Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr . Thomas joined the Cavs a year ago as part of the move which sent Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics . Cleveland completely changed its look - and perhaps its chances of winning a championship this season - on Thursday with a stunning sequence of deals. (more...)

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