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USA Gymnastics terminates agreement with Karolyi Ranch


One after one, gymnasts and other victims of Nassar stepped forward to recount the sexual abuse and emotional trauma he inflicted on them as children, including one who warned that girls eventually "grow into strong women that return to destroy your world". Read More »

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte FURIOUS at Alvaro Morata and Pedro for diving


Referee Scott decided not to use VAR to review the incident, despite the Brazilian appearing to be clipped. I think I caught him. Such an admission will have only strengthened Conte's feelings. "The Willian penalty was a big, big mistake", Conte said. His game riddled with loose touches and poor positional play, the Belgian was fortunate to not see his side go behind in the first-half after a misplaced pass resulted in Nelson Oliveira hitting the crossbar. Read More »

Man Utd 3-0 Stoke - Five things we learned


United are at the head of that group of challengers having beaten Stoke 3-0 and Jones still remembers when they were in a position as comfortable as City's current one only to eventually miss out on the crown by virtue of their goal difference. Read More »

Mourinho set to sign new Manchester United contract

Fitness and mentality issues have been admitted with his previous managers Louis Van Gaal and Mauricio Pochettino at Southampton. "So if they are anxious about me being comfortable, happy and supported, I really am". The crowd was brilliant last weekend and I'd like to think there will be even more this weekend. Ashley Young is back from suspension so it's going to be interesting to see who starts at left-back as Luke Shaw has done extremely well during his absence. Read More »

Former world champion Fury regains licence


Tyson Fury will have his boxing licence suspension lifted, the British Boxing Board of Control have confirmed. The Manchester boxer became heavyweight champ in November 2015 with a points win over long-time ruler Wladimir Klitschko but his ban, coupled with mental health issues, has led to a two-and-a-half year absence from the ring. Read More »

Saints punter's charity helped by Vikings fans


League rules stipulate that extra points must be played after a touchdown is scored with zeros on the clock, though, so both teams were forced to come back on the field in makeshift array for one final, meaningless play. "You guys should all be proud of yourselves". Officials also failed to mark off the 15-yard penalty on Diggs for throwing his helmet after the touchdown. Read More »

Djokovic comeback has Federer on guard

The Canadian has fallen on hard times recently, with her ranking dropping to 112. "I want to try to play my game and go out there and do some damage". I think it will be a good match. Prize money on the ATP Tour, which is owned jointly by the tournaments and the players, has risen by 113 percent in the last 10 years. Read More »

Australian Open 2018 Results: Winners, Scores, Stats from Thursday's Bracket

He now plays Spain's 21st seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the third round. Melbourne Park is renowned for its unforgiving conditions in extreme heat and despite the conditions it has not activated the extreme heat policy. In the women's bracket, top talent Madison Keys, Simona Halep, Karolina Pliskova and Angelique Kerber all advanced in straight sets, while Caroline Garcia managed to overcome Marketa Vondrousova in three. Read More »

Walcott ends 12-year Arsenal stay by finalising Everton switch


Many may have suggested that the move north for Walcott is a possible attempt at improving his chances to be named in Gareth Southgate's England squad for the World Cup . I'm sure he had other decisions to make but felt this was the right place. Walcott gives Allardyce another option out wide alongside Yannick Bolasie, Ademola Lookman, Aaron Lennon and Nikola Vlasic and brings with him a huge amount of experience. Read More »

Baseball players reject pitch clock, mound limits


Nine-inning games averaged a record 3 hours, 5 minutes during the 2017 regular season and 3:29 during the postseason, and the length of games has concerned club owners and executives in an age where they compete for consumers with more entertainment choices and shorter attention spans. Read More »

Kodak Black Arrested in Florida


The artist was on Instagram live at the time of his arrest. Black, who performed at the Rolling Loud music festival in California in December, was arrested Thursday by Broward Sheriff's Office deputies. Black was released from jail last June and given a year-long term of house arrest and his legal troubles didn't stop there. He was also arrested twice in Broward County in 2016. Read More »

Analysts Weigh in on Genworth Financial Inc (GNW)


The good news is there's still room for Genworth Financial, Inc . GNW's latest closing price was -11.61% away from the average price of 200 days while it maintained a distance of -4.56% from the 50 Day Moving Average and -0.46% away compared to its SMA 20. Read More »

West Brom boss Pardew pays tribute to Cyrille Regis


Born: 9 February, 1958 in Maripasoula, French Guiana. A pioneer of the game, Regis became of the "great symbols" in the fight against racism in football during the 1970s and 1980s. Former England striker Regis, a trailblazer for black footballers, died suddenly this week aged 59. Mr. Regis scored 112 times in 297 appearances for West Brom before moving in 1984 to Coventry where he won the FA Cup three years later. Read More »

Australian Open revenge for Maria Sharapova


Australia's Ashleigh Barty, meanwhile, needed two hours and two minutes to beat Italy's Camila Giorgi 5-7, 6-4, 6-1 heading to the third round. Along with Djokovic , world number one Rafael Nadal also expressed his thoughts on the subject, and urged organisers to close the roofs much earlier in the interest of protecting players. Read More »

Australian Open 2018: Federer gets stiff test, American Sandgren stuns Wawrinka


The third seed, whose preparation was hampered by a thigh injury, was always trailing against the 88-ranked Hsieh Su-wei from Chinese Taipei before being edged out 7-6 (1), 6-4 in one hour and 59 minutes on Rod Laver Arena. It was a first victory over a top-10 opponent for Sandgren, who blasted down 11 aces in the biggest win of his career. His wins in the first two rounds make Sandgren 2-0 at majors. Read More »

Royal Mail (RMG) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank


Royal Mail (LON:RMG) group shares fell slightly on Thursday morning, despite revenue growing by 2 percent in the nine months to 24th December. The stock decreased 0.73% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $10.9. Royal Mail added: "In UK parcels, the overall trends in the first nine months were broadly unchanged from the first half". Its up 0.82, from 1.64 in 2017Q2. Read More »

Mourinho is for Ronaldo's return to Manchester United


The Welshman is said to be happy with life in Spain, but may not have much of a choice if Real want to cash in on him. Manchester United have opened talks with goalkeeper David de Gea over a new long-term contract to ward off interest from Real Madrid . Read More »

Arsenal confident Mesut Ozil and Jack Wilshere will ink deals

Arsenal pair Mesut Ozil and Jack Wilshere are reportedly on the brink of committing their futures to the club by agreeing new contracts. Arsene Wenger also kept his reply quite inconclusive when he was asked about Aubameyang , as there has been reports that Arsenal are working hard to bring the Borussia Dortmund ace as Alexis Sanchez replacement. Read More »

Predicted Blues XI for Premier League match v Brighton


Brighton are 1-2-2 in their last five overall but are 2-2-1 in their last five home games. They will set up to be hard to break down here and with a strong and physical back line led by Irish global Shane Duffy and Lewis Dunk this will be a tough game for Chelsea's strikers. Read More »

Los Angeles Times Publisher/CEO Ross Levinsohn Accused of Sexual Harassment


The Los Angeles Times has reported extensively on sexual misconduct scandals involving several prominent media and entertainment figures, including James Toback and James Franco. The allegations against Levinsohn span decades, though one comment in particular that roiled Times staffers Thursday allegedly was made in 2013. And when he was an executive at Guggenheim Partners, then controlling owner of the Hollywood Reporter and Billboard magazine, he left a fashion event sponsored by the ... Read More »

Minnesota Vikings vs. Philadelphia Eagles Expert Picks and Odds


Philadelphia Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson has publicly addressed being " treated like we were the Browns ", started a craze for rubber "underdog" masks and even raised tens of thousands of dollars in the name of his team being overlooked following quarterback Carson Wentz's season-ending injury. Read More »

Schalke Confirm Leon Goretzka Will Join Bayern Munich in the Summer


Goretzka completed the obligatory medical in Munich on Thursday before putting his name to the contract with FC Bayern. We did al we could to keep him at Schalke . Leon is an important part of the team, no question. "Obviously, we have to respect what the player wants". "We hope the fans don't react negatively on Sunday". Read More »

Ex-Liverpool star pay homage to Brazilian legend Ronaldinho


Ronaldinho is widely regarded as being one of the best footballers to have emerged during the past 20 years and is renowned for his dynamic trickery. "I learned a lot by your side", Messi told Ronaldinho via a post on his Instagram account. I will always be grateful to you for how easy it was that you did everything to me when I got to the dressing room. Read More »

Are you serious: City can still slip up - Jones

People can say what they want but we'll continue to be positive and push forward". You never know, it happened in 2012 to us, so why not? We are 12 points away and they have a big advantage, but we don't give up and we intend to win all of our remaining games and see where we are at in May. Read More »

MS Dhoni talks about his comeback as captain


Fans here have adopted me as one of their own. There can't be any bigger compliment than that. This is a special place. Mr Dhoni emphasised that although he has been approached by other franchises, CSK is close to his heart and he can't think of not playing for them. Read More »

National Football League fared: Keenum leads Vikings to NFC title game

As it is, Eagles quarterback Nick Foles played all three of his regular season games outdoors (one in NY and two at home) and his quarterback rating was 79.5 (he did put up a 100.1 rating this past Saturday against the Falcons in the playoffs, going 23 of 30 for 246 yards and no touchdowns or interceptions). Read More »

Thomas' late freethrows give Cavs much needed win


The three officials ruled there was an inadvertent whistle and held a jump ball at midcourt. Magic forward Aaron Gordon grabbed the toss and sank an apparent game-winning 45-footer as the horn sounded and Cleveland's crowds shrieked in disbelief. Read More »

Simon Mignolet considering his Liverpool future amid 'unhealthy' goalkeeper rotation


I have been in such situations before and have always come out stronger. "But I must of course also think of my own future. I am 30 years old and the World Cup is coming", he told The Times . Alisson doesn't have a release clause fee written into his Roma contract but is valued in the region of £44m - a fee Liverpool would be able to pay after they scooped up £142m from Philippe Coutinho's sale to Barcelona . Read More »

Will Ferrell Crashed The Aus Open To Grill Roger Federer, Burgundy-Style


Roger Federer had a stellar 2017 campaign, recovering from a back injury to win two Grand Slams - the Australian Open and Wimbledon. In the women's singles, Russian tennis star and five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova defeated Germany's Tatjana Maria 6-1, 6-4 in the opening match of the tournament here. Read More »

Edmund passes physical test to reach Open round of 16


Mental strength passed. I reckon that's (the) biggest win of @kyle8edmund's career! "It's really hard to put if it's the best win or not". But it was Edmund who advanced in gruelling conditions, with a 7-6 (7-0) 3-6 4-6 6-0 7-5 win to keep the quarter-finals of a major firmly within his sights. Read More »

Lightning Return From Bye Week, Lose To Golden Knights


Vasilevskiy, an All-Star this season, has allowed 19 goals over his last four games. Nate Schmidt and William Karlsson also scored for Vegas, who swept the two-game season series with Tampa Bay. The Golden Knights improved to a Western Conference leading 30-11-3 with 63 points. It was Neal's 19th goal of the season. Sami Vatanen collected his third assist of the game on the winning goal, a shot over the shoulder of goaltender Braden Holtby. Read More »

If Eagles win on Sunday, Philly congressman will have to eat Spam


Quarterback Nick Foles took over as the quarterback and produced one of the most efficient performances ever. As backups for their new teams to start this season, they couldn't help but succeed after accepting battlefield promotions. Yup. Seems odd two years later the two journeymen quarterbacks will be trying to get their respective teams to Super Bowl LII , which is set for February 4 in Minneapolis. Read More »