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NBA Celebrity All-Star Game 2018: Final Score, Highlights and Comments NBA Celebrity All-Star Game 2018: Final Score, Highlights and Comments
- February 18, 2018

The music world was represented by rapper/player/coach Common , Arcade Fire's (and frequent All-Star Celebrity game player) Win Butler , former EXO member turned actor Kris Wu . Another intriguing subplot in the Team LeBron roster: Paul George . In a odd twist of fate, four members of Team LeBron have went down with injuries, including DeMarcus Cousins (Achilles), Kristaps Porzingis (knee), John Wall (knee) and Kevin Love (hand). (more...)
Eddie Jones slams officials as Wales get apology for disallowed try Eddie Jones slams officials as Wales get apology for disallowed try
- February 16, 2018

Wales coach Warren Gatland said Newman, a fellow New Zealander, had made a "terrible mistake" and that view was backed by World Rugby who said the visitors should have had a try on "as the Wales player grounded the ball". "It was good to get in the front line a bit more , and I was able to make a couple of busts". The TMOs do an excellent job. One side's won, one side's lost. (more...)
Tottenham have grown up, according to Christian Eriksen
- February 14, 2018

Not only that but Kane's nine-goal haul from his first nine games is more than any other player in the history of Europe's blue-riband club competition ― one more than the quartet of Ronaldinho, Simone Inzaghi, Didier Drogba and Diego Costa. (more...)
Bad weather forces rescheduling of women's giant slalom event at PyeongChang Bad weather forces rescheduling of women's giant slalom event at PyeongChang
- February 14, 2018

Snow was falling and wind blowing this way and that at Yongpyong on Wednesday. Her giant slalom race had already been moved to Thursday due to bad weather. Wednesday's postponement was the third alpine schedule change of the Pyeongchang Games. Slovakia's Petra Vlhova won in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, in the last World Cup race before the Winter Games, and has been a skier to watch since her junior days. (more...)
Claude Puel keen to move on from Riyad Mahrez saga Claude Puel keen to move on from Riyad Mahrez saga
- February 12, 2018

Leicester forward Vardy latched onto a loose ball before beating City defender Aymeric Laporte for pace and finished emphatically in the far corner. The former Barcelona boss believes that such a break will help his players as they face four matches across four competitions during the rest of February. (more...)
Paul George happy with Thunder, not sure about going to Lakers Paul George happy with Thunder, not sure about going to Lakers
- February 11, 2018

Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook and forward Carmelo Anthony both missed the Thunder's game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night because of ankle injuries. "At the end of the season, it's still on my decision on what I need to do for my family", the All-Star forward told Amick. Los Angeles Lakers vs Oklahoma City Thunder live streaming, Lakers vs Thunder live streaming and Lakers live streaming info follows. (more...)
Speedskater Shani Davis upset with selection of USA flag bearer for Olympics Speedskater Shani Davis upset with selection of USA flag bearer for Olympics
- February 10, 2018

However, in a vote among team representatives from each U.S. Winter Games federation, the 35-year-old tied with luge athlete Erin Hamlin . Before the vote took place, Hamlin was one of eight contenders for the honor. "I am an American and when I won the 1000m in 2010 I became the first American to 2-peat in that event", Davis said on Twitter shortly after the committee announced its decision on Thursday. (more...)
Hazard: Chelsea changes to blame for form failure Hazard: Chelsea changes to blame for form failure
- February 10, 2018

Chelsea's 4-1 loss to Watford came off the back of a similarly dispiriting 3-0 thrashing by Bournemouth, a run which has seen the Conte's side win just five of their last Premier League matches. "Sometimes things do not go the way you practice for, like now, but we have to wait because, in the end, we can still win a trophy". "From the start of my experience with Chelsea they try to stay behind me in every game and they continue to do this and I am happy and proud for this". (more...)
Nittany Lions Come Back to Edge Ohio State Nittany Lions Come Back to Edge Ohio State
- February 08, 2018

Five days later, Ohio State bounced back from that first Big Ten blemish with a 71-56 victory over IN to close out January with an 8-1 record for the month. 2 Myles Martin in the 184-pound bout, another Big Ten and NCAA Final rematch, with a 10-2 major decision. Penn State probably needs the game to open up and turn into a track meet for it to find some success this weekend. (more...)
Colts hire Josh McDaniels Colts hire Josh McDaniels
- February 07, 2018

Patricia is joining the Lions after spending the last 14 seasons with the New England Patriots , who were left contemplating the possible end of an era after an upset 41-33 loss in Sunday's Super Bowl to the Philadelphia Eagles . Instead McDaniels has to worry about playing the Pats: the Colts and Pats are scheduled to play a game (date/time TBD) at Gillette Stadium next season. (more...)
India women go for series win against South Africa India women go for series win against South Africa
- February 07, 2018

Spinners, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav have been fantastic in the first two ODIs, bagging 7 and 6 wickets respectively. Cape Town: India will be coming to the third ODI match against South Africa with a chance to extend their lead in the six-match ODI series. (more...)
Unsettled Mahrez to miss 2nd straight game for Leicester Unsettled Mahrez to miss 2nd straight game for Leicester
- February 06, 2018

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Eagles offer tickets to fan who feared missing Super Bowl Eagles offer tickets to fan who feared missing Super Bowl
- February 04, 2018

Starting bright and early at 5:30 a.m., we'll have you covered right here, from the procession into the arena to the eating competition itself. Wing Bowl 26 drew almost 20,000 people to the Wells Fargo Center to watch Schuyler top the old wing-eating record of 444, set in 2015. (more...)
Wednesday NBA: Miami Heat at Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday NBA: Miami Heat at Cleveland Cavaliers
- February 01, 2018

When Love and James are on the court together, the Cavs have a 115 defensive rating; when James is playing and Love is sitting, their defensive rating is slightly better at 113.1. The consequences extend off the court. "We're already limited with our bigs right now", James said about the Love injury. Bucks sources have aggressively downplayed the idea that the team would trade Parker, although they admit the cap situation with his pending free agency could make this tight, but ... (more...)
West Ham fail in Slimani bid West Ham fail in Slimani bid
- February 01, 2018

Slimani will join the club on loan until the end of the season that may contain a buy-out clause. Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez has been keen on bringing in a striker in the January transfer window, but had a club-record bid for Feyenoord striker Nicolai Jorgensen rejected and missed out on Daniel Sturridge, who opted to join West Brom on loan. (more...)
Everton Talk Personal Terms With Newcastle Target Eliaquim Mangala Everton Talk Personal Terms With Newcastle Target Eliaquim Mangala
- February 01, 2018

Mangala would be a good addition to the Everton team and he would give Everton a quality boost in Sam Allardyce's attempts at dragging Everton up as high up the table as he can. Mangala's loan is edging closer to completion, but Everton are not willing to let young striker Fraser Hornby leave on a temporary deal and have rejected offer for the 18-year-old, according to the Liverpool Echo . (more...)
Newport County 1 Tottenham 1: Kane spares Spurs FA Cup embarrassment Newport County 1 Tottenham 1: Kane spares Spurs FA Cup embarrassment
- January 29, 2018

Kane, who scored twice against AFC Wimbledon in the last round, was predictably the man to break Newport's resistance, tapping in at the back post after Son had flicked on a corner. In the 67th minute, Heung-Min Son nearly made it 1-1. Spurs made five changes from their draw at Southampton on Sunday, but striker Harry Kane started in attack. (more...)
Aubameyang backed to perform for Dortmund against Freiburg Aubameyang backed to perform for Dortmund against Freiburg
- January 28, 2018

According to UK Sun , Wenger said, " I have a consistent dialogue with Giroud and he can only leave if someone else comes into the club ". "But we must not forget what a great player he is and how much he has given to Dortmund ". I want Olivier to stay, I just told you that if nobody goes in, nobody goes out. "Maybe one or two young players out on loan somewhere. But if they were to have Mkhitaryan and to get Aubameyang with his goals then it would it be a decent transfer window for ... (more...)
Willian, Morata, Courtois Out Of Newcastle United Clash; Conte Expects Willian, Morata, Courtois Out Of Newcastle United Clash; Conte Expects "Difficult" Game
- January 28, 2018

Today with the doctor, he will have a scan to evaluate his injury". " Fabregas trained with us today and tomorrow I will check his physical condition and form". But questioned whether the England global would be fit to start, Conte said: "After a bad injury, you need a bit of time to be 100% fit". "If you look at the stats you can see that in 14 years, 10 managers were sacked in this club". (more...)
Marcus Smart Suffers Hand Lacerations Swiping At Picture Frame, Out Two Weeks Marcus Smart Suffers Hand Lacerations Swiping At Picture Frame, Out Two Weeks
- January 28, 2018

The Celtics scratched out a 92-88 home win over the Warriors in November, putting them in position to sweep the two-game season series on Saturday. His minutes will likely be replaced by Terry Rozier and Shane Larkin . Forty-six games into his National Basketball Association career, Tatum has already played 600 more minutes than he did during his one-and-done season at Duke, with 1,500-plus minutes logged this season. (more...)
Zverev Flames Out Again At Australian Open; Djokovic Is Hip, Federer Advances Zverev Flames Out Again At Australian Open; Djokovic Is Hip, Federer Advances
- January 25, 2018

After an exciting 2014 which saw her reach the semi-finals of three Grand Slam events, Bouchard has suffered a downturn in form in recent times and is now ranked at 112. Six-time champion Novak Djokovic showed iron-man stamina as he battled hothouse conditions to overcome worn out Frenchman Gael Monfils 4-6, 6-3, 6-1, 6-3. (more...)
Erekat says Pence is a gift to extremists Erekat says Pence is a gift to extremists
- January 23, 2018

Arab Christian leaders have said they will not meet with the vice president, nor will Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas , who snubbed Pence before flying to Brussels to meet with European Union foreign ministers. Netanyahu again lauded the Jerusalem decision. Israel's government regards Jerusalem as the eternal and indivisible capital of the country, although that is not recognized internationally. (more...)
Upsets continue as heat rises: Muguruza, Konta out Upsets continue as heat rises: Muguruza, Konta out
- January 21, 2018

The 32-year-old Hsieh is a former top-ranked doubles player who only had one previous win over a top 10 player and whose career-high singles ranking peaked at 23 in 2013. The Spaniard lost to Su-Wei Hsieh in straight sets, 7-6, 6-4. Tomas Berdych has ended the Australian Open campaign of Juan Martin del Potro, beating the Argentinian 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 in a third-round match. (more...)
How the city of Chicago really feels about Kimye's baby name How the city of Chicago really feels about Kimye's baby name
- January 21, 2018

The girl was born Monday morning via surrogate , Kardashian announced Tuesday . Kim Kardashian , 37, and Kanye West's , 40, surrogate gave birth to the couple's baby daughter on January 15, and of course fans can not stop talking about what they named their tiny bundle of joy! The couple's newborn baby joined her elder sister North , 4, and her elder brother 2-year-old Saint , Chicago joins the family as the youngest West sibling and the latest addition to Kar-Jenner blended ... (more...)
Mary Lou McDonald nominated as next leader of Sinn Féin Mary Lou McDonald nominated as next leader of Sinn Féin
- January 21, 2018

Sinn Fein's president-elect will be confirmed in the position at a special party gathering on February 10. Cathaoirleach of Ennis Sinn Féin Tommy Guilfoyle is confident Mary Lou is the woman to drive the party forward. "But I have brought my own shoes and together, with all of the party membership, we will walk on a journey that will lead to Irish unity". In Belfast, Mr Adams, the Sinn Fein party president for three decades, said: 'We need to have a party that's fit for goal, we need to ... (more...)
Tsonga leaps, stretches, lunges in Australian Open comeback Tsonga leaps, stretches, lunges in Australian Open comeback
- January 19, 2018

In the opening set, the match proceeded on-serve until the 11th game when Kyrgios managed to break and then served out the set to love winning it 7-5. "I'm not sure there is anything that can be done about that but I personally didn't like it", Mr Merlino said. Kyrgios said Tsonga was one of his "idols". (more...)
Former Boston Celtics great White dead at 71 Former Boston Celtics great White dead at 71
- January 19, 2018

The 6 foot 3 inch point guard was named to the NBA All-Star team seven times, and had his number retired by the Boston Celtics . There was no such thing as a minutes restriction when it came to Jo Jo White . Before going pro, he played on the 1968 USA Olympic basketball team in Mexico City, Mexico, which won the gold medal despite numerous top prospects at the time not playing on it. (more...)
Papua New Guinea were 56 for 4 in 14 overs against India Papua New Guinea were 56 for 4 in 14 overs against India
- January 17, 2018

It was Shaw's second half-century of the tournament. Mavi provided the first two breakthroughs for India when he trapped Igo Mahuru right in front of the stumps and followed it with a picture-perfect yorker that cleaned up Heagi Toua for naught. (more...)
Nervous Kyrgios collects code violation in easy win Nervous Kyrgios collects code violation in easy win
- January 16, 2018

The 22 year-old is on record as saying that he "does not love tennis" and has previously spoken of a preference for basketball. "There's nothing better than walking out onto an Australian Open court with the crowd behind you". Perhaps Murray spotted a kindred spirit, if not in the Australian's behavior, then in his honesty and fiery demeanor. "I'm just excited to be in Melbourne". (more...)
Australian Open: Venus Williams ousted in 1st round Australian Open: Venus Williams ousted in 1st round
- January 16, 2018

Of the nine Americans dumped out of the women's draw, arguably the least surprising was the defeat of US Open champion Stephens, who has still not won since her victory at Flushing Meadows. It reflected in the numbers too as she collected 32 winners and 12 unforced errors. But at 6-5 in the final set Bencic seized her opportunity, watched from her players' box by Federer's parents. (more...)
Jason Roy basks in special knock vs Australia after tough last season Jason Roy basks in special knock vs Australia after tough last season
- January 15, 2018

Steve Smith says Australia could learn a thing or two from England's freewheeling one-day worldwide style after the visitors blazed their way to a series-opening victory. Stoinis enjoyed his return to the Australian team with a dashing 60 off just 40 balls, including five fours and two sixes. Roy "played spectacularly well - chanced his arm and it came off". (more...)
Bournemouth manager Howe: 'Inner strength' helped us beat Arsenal Bournemouth manager Howe: 'Inner strength' helped us beat Arsenal
- January 15, 2018

Callum Wilson grabbed the Bournemouth equaliser before Jordan Ibe scored a timely first goal for the club as the Gunners' struggles on the road continued. "I think if you look again at the second goal we made many mistakes and that is what we paid for". The visitors squandered another chance in the 35th minute when Danny Welbeck broke through on goal only to fire straight Asmir Begovic . (more...)
Kane: Levy ready to play hardball amid Real Madrid interest Kane: Levy ready to play hardball amid Real Madrid interest
- January 14, 2018

Dele Alli , Christian Eriksen and Heung-Min Son all look set to be recalled to the starting line-up after they were rested for the Wimbledon match. The pair have contributed goals and assists, proving to be vital players for Mauricio Pochettino . (more...)
Liverpool's Klopp determined to make amends against Manchester City Liverpool's Klopp determined to make amends against Manchester City
- January 14, 2018

The Premier League returns this weekend after an FA Cup hiatus with a heavyweight clash between Liverpool and Manchester City while Arsenal can not afford to be cut adrift in the race for Champions League places. You have to move on though and Liverpool will always be Liverpool . Mohamed Salah sat out the past two matches against Burnley and Everton with a groin injury , but is fit to play this weekend. (more...)
Jacksonville Jaguars to play Philadelphia Eagles in 2018 game in London Jacksonville Jaguars to play Philadelphia Eagles in 2018 game in London
- January 14, 2018

Khan said: 'London is the worldwide home of the NFL and I am really excited to welcome the world's best American football stars and their thousands of fans from around the globe back to our city. "This is another important year as we develop our plans for London and the United Kingdom", said Mark Weller, the NFL's executive vice president of events and global. (more...)