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Gerrit Cole reportedly not traded to Astros: 'False rumor' Gerrit Cole reportedly not traded to Astros: 'False rumor'
- January 11, 2018

The teams have not announced the deal, and Cole has reportedly yet to be informed of the trade , so there is still a lot to get done. He finished with a 2.60 ERA, 1.09 WHIP and 202 strikeouts in 32 starts and 208 innings, all of which were career bests. (more...)
Alabama WR Calvin Ridley reportedly entering 2018 NFL Draft Alabama WR Calvin Ridley reportedly entering 2018 NFL Draft
- January 11, 2018

Alabama players talk about winning a fifth national title in nine years under Nick Saban. I have a lifetime of unforgettable memories and friendships that shall endure forever. "The future of this program is indeed in great hands". Ridley (6-foot-1, 190 pounds) may not have the size to be a prototypical No. 1 receiver in an National Football League offense, but everything else about his game suggests that he'll be productive at the next level. (more...)
Zac Brown Band Opens National Championship with Stunning National Anthem Performance Zac Brown Band Opens National Championship with Stunning National Anthem Performance
- January 10, 2018

After a quiet period on the issue, Trump revived his criticism of national anthem protest last week, tweeting a photo of a woman lying down on a military grave. Pence, in a statement, said at the time :"I left today's Colts game because President Trump and I will not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our Flag, or our National Anthem". (more...)
Mark Davis has been chasing Jon Gruden for six years Mark Davis has been chasing Jon Gruden for six years
- January 10, 2018

After leading the Raiders to 8-8 records his first two years, Gruden helped the team reach the AFC title game following the 2000 season and got Oakland back into the playoffs the following season. "I love the excitement and the thrill of competing". "I feel a lot of loyalty and I feel a lot of responsibility". Added Gruden: "I've prepared to come back". (more...)
Lonzo Ball, Luke Walton Respond to LaVar Ball's Comments
- January 08, 2018

Carlisle added many coaches "are upset" at ESPN, saying it has now "eroded trust". "As president of the coaches association, I view the recent ESPN article as a disgrace, quite honestly", he said . LaVar, told ESPN's Jeff Goodman?that "Luke doesn't have control of the team no more". ESPN has a love-hate relationship with the outspoken father, having taking shots at him and using him for clicks any chance they get. (more...)
LeSean McCoy to play vs. Jaguars LeSean McCoy to play vs. Jaguars
- January 08, 2018

The Bills are playing the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville and if they can beat the Jaguars, the Titans will travel to Pittsburgh for a rematch against the Steelers. Bortles led Jacksonville to 84 yards on 22 plays. The prize for Jacksonville should they beat Buffalo is a trip to Pittsburgh again in the Divisional Round, and it's the last thing the Steelers want to see. (more...)
Chelsea held by second-tier Norwich Chelsea held by second-tier Norwich
- January 07, 2018

The Championship outfit held the Premier League champions to a stalemate at Carrow Road, earning a replay at Stamford Bridge for a second chance to make it into the fourth round of the competition. Eden Hazard, forced to shoulder an unreasonable burden since returning from a broken ankle in September, has a relatively modest return of six goals in 18 Premier League appearances - as many as Marcos Alonso. (more...)
QB making his sixth playoff trip with Falcons
- January 07, 2018

But Atlanta have the play-off experience, players who have been there and done it, and a side that is hungry to set the record straight after a humiliating loss to the New England Patriots in Houston last February. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Rams are now 5.5-point home favorites to beat the Falcons, who opened as a 4.5-point road underdog earlier in the week. (more...)
Mariota, Titans mount second half comeback, beat Chiefs 22-21
- January 07, 2018

The NFL playoffs get started Saturday with a doubleheader starting in Kansas City , where the Chiefs will try to beat Tennessee for their first home postseason win in almost a quarter century. The Chiefs finished the drive with a touchdown. After leading the Chiefs to a 21-3 halftime lead over Tennessee, the veteran quarterback watched in horror as everything unraveled. (more...)
Gruden returns to Oakland as Raiders head coach Gruden returns to Oakland as Raiders head coach
- January 07, 2018

Gruden was the Raiders coach from 1998 until the 2001 season. He has a 95-81 career record. Gibbs returned to coaching in 2004 and his second stint in Washington wasn't almost as effective as his first. The team went 30-34 in his four seasons, making the playoffs twice and winning one game before retiring again. The 52-year-old Shurmur, who had a two-year stint as the Cleveland Browns' head coach, was the fourth person the Giants have spoken in their search to find a replacement for Ben ... (more...)
Novak Djokovic explains his plans ahead of Australian Open Novak Djokovic explains his plans ahead of Australian Open
- January 06, 2018

Williams past year beat older sister Venus in the final before revealing she played the tournament despite being more than two months pregnant. This was her 23rd Grand Slam singles title, surpassing Steffi Graf's Open Era record of 22. On January 4, the tennis champ shared her decision to withdraw from the 2018 Australian Open , and offered a heartfelt explanation as to why. The 12-time Grand Slam victor had a forgetful 2017 season. (more...)
Liverpool's Mo Salah Caps Off Blistering Year By Winning African POTY Award Liverpool's Mo Salah Caps Off Blistering Year By Winning African POTY Award
- January 06, 2018

Egypt and Liverpool's striker Mohamed Salah made history Thursday as he became the second Egyptian football player to win Confederation of African Football (CAF) footballer of the year Award beating his club team mate Sadio Mane , from Senegal. (more...)
Oakland Raiders set to sign Jon Gruden to landmark deal Oakland Raiders set to sign Jon Gruden to landmark deal
- January 06, 2018

Steve Corkran of the Raiders Snake Pit was first with the news of Gruden's return. Current Los Angeles Rams quarterback coach Greg Olson will be Oakland's offensive coordinator, while former Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther will serve in the same capacity under Gruden. (more...)
Everton's Ross Barkley set to join Antonio Conte's Chelsea for £15 million Everton's Ross Barkley set to join Antonio Conte's Chelsea for £15 million
- January 05, 2018

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: "If Conte is looking for strength in depth, he could do a lot worse than adding Barkley to his ranks and it looks as though the Italian gaffer may have won the race for the England star". With the Everton midfielder expected to go out of contract at season end, Chelsea are utilizing the current situations and have submitted their bid around £15 million. (more...)
Packers GM Ted Thompson not returning to team in same role Packers GM Ted Thompson not returning to team in same role
- January 03, 2018

The deal with McCarthy, who would have been entering the final year of his contract in 2018 without an extension, was never formally announced. Defensive line coach Mike Trgovac and assistant linebacker coach Scott McCurley have also been let go . (more...)
DeMar DeRozan delivers career-best performance with 52 points DeMar DeRozan delivers career-best performance with 52 points
- January 02, 2018

The Toronto Raptors rung in 2018 with a white-knuckled 131-127 overtime victory over Giannis Antetokounmpo and the audacious Milwaukee Bucks on New Year's night. With Damian Lillard out of the lineup, Trail Blazers shooting guard CJ McCollum scored a game-high 32 points with eight assists and six rebounds to lead Portland past the Bulls, 124-120. (more...)
Pep expects Sanchez to stay at Arsenal Pep expects Sanchez to stay at Arsenal
- January 02, 2018

Alexis Sanchez is free to open discussions with clubs from Monday over a free summer transfer, having allowed his existing terms to expire. "There was never a problem inside", Wenger said. Could this have been the Chilean's last game in red? "I have spoken many times about that and I am not ready to talk about that anymore". Of course, Wenger, for the 1,000th time in his career, claimed: "I did not see that". (more...)
De Bruyne carried off at Palace as Jesus also suffers injury De Bruyne carried off at Palace as Jesus also suffers injury
- January 01, 2018

Afterwards Pep Guardiola said: " Gabriel Jesus is injured, he will be out for maybe one month or two months". Asked whether the injuries would prompt City to move for Sanchez, Guardiola said: "In internal meetings, we are going to decide what is the best but my feeling now (is) Alexis is an Arsenal player and he will be". (more...)
Authorities: 'Multiple deputies down' after shooting in Denver suburb Authorities: 'Multiple deputies down' after shooting in Denver suburb
- January 01, 2018

Parrish, 29, a married father of two young children, had been with the department for about seven months. According to WBPF , a sheriff's office spokesperson confirmed that a SWAT team is at home where the shooting occurred. "During the Investigation, shots were fired and multiple deputies were injured ... He loved to serve", Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said. (more...)
Everton agree £25m deal with Besiktas for Turkey striker Cenk Tosun Everton agree £25m deal with Besiktas for Turkey striker Cenk Tosun
- December 31, 2017

Everton have agreed a £25m deal with Besiktas to sign Turkey striker Cenk Tosun, with the 26-year-old set to sign a four-and-a-half year contract when the transfer window reopens on 1 January. "It is still one of the major problems that we have". "We've got more penalties than anybody else in the Premier League , which has contributed to a few points". (more...)