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Max Holloway suffers injury, UFC 222 featherweight title bout in jeopardy


As far as what the new main event will be, nothing has been set in stone, but UFC is exploring options to salvage the main event. This is a huge blow to the UFC 222 card, which is seriously lacking in star power. "They told me at the end of the day it is what it is". While Edgar is clearly disappointed that his second consecutive signed title fight with Holloway is no longer happening, "The Answer" is not going to be waiting around for the champion. Read More »

Wenger has again failed to tackle Arsenal's big issue


Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger hopes Aubameyang's arrival will off-set the loss of Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United and the Gabon global is determined to make a good first impression on the Premier League . Aubameyang departed Dortmund with hurt feelings all around following his suspension by the club for a match against Wolfsburg after missing a team meeting. Read More »

Pollard fluffs his lines as Strikers sneak win


Weatherald was ably supported by captain Travis Head with an unbeaten 44 off 29 balls, but rather than focus on his performance the Australia worldwide hailed the Strikers' unity as they claimed the title in their first final. I don't know what the answer is. Hopefully I can go back and play as a batter as well as bowling. Hurricanes captain George Bailey, who will welcome Short back to the top of the order but is yet to decide whether he will be accompanied by Tim Paine or Matthew Wade, ... Read More »

Terrell Owens elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame


The three years that Owens spent in Dallas was one of the best stretches of his career as he and a young Tony Romo made for an incredible combination . "But as far as brining up all these other narratives as for why I'm not in the ( Hall of Fame ) as far as character doesn't add up". Urlacher and Lewis, the two best linebackers of their era and Owens and Moss, the two best receivers cap off years of comparisons and debate with simultaneous Hall of Fame induction. Read More »

I Like The Way Arsenal Play- Henrikh Mkhitaryan


And the playmaker finished the game with three assists on his first home appearance since arriving from Manchester United and replacing Alexis Sanchez . Sixth-placed Arsenal is now within three points of Tottenham Hotspur in fifth, while Everton's 10th place, 14 points behind the Gunners , seems an inadequate demonstration of the gulf between the sides. Read More »

SMU's Bryson DeChambeau one off the lead entering final round in Phoenix


So I got to get better at making a few putts. Fowler has had a lot of success at TPC Scottsdale without winning. The final round shapes as being an enthralling one after Rahm fired a 6-under 65 to move into a tie for second. Remarkably, Mickelson's round was bogey-free, aided by four up-and-down par saves on the front nine. Fowler was even for the round through 12 holes, but he birdied 13 and his final three. Read More »

Bears Great Brian Urlacher Elected To Pro Football Hall Of Fame

Prior to the formal announcement of Robert Brazile being elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Brazile patiently awaited word from the Hall's president, David Baker. Doom". Urlacher arrived in the National Football League four seasons after Lewis, and the two dominated the middle linebacker position for the next decade-plus, with Urlacher also winning a Defensive Player of the Year award, Defensive Rookie Of The Year award, five All-Pro and eight Pro Bowl selections. Read More »

Urlacher Named to Corridor of Fame


Urlacher will officially be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio on August 4 as a part of The Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls. Faneca played 10 seasons for the Steelers from 1998 to 2007 and he won one Super Bowl with the team during that span. Faneca signed with the New York Jets in 2008 and played two seasons for them before ending his long National Football League career by playing one year with the Arizona Cardinals ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho warns Manchester United midfielder: "Sign the contract and shut up"


Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says Marouane Fellaini will likely be ruled out "for weeks" with the knee injury the midfielder suffered during Wednesday's defeat to Tottenham Hotspur. I don't have news because I don't want to give news based on an initial approach, but I don't think the news is very good. He even suggested Fellaini sign a new contract―he'll be a free agent this summer―before the club learned the extent of his injury, per Sky Sports . Read More »

Former Pitt star Donald named NFL Defensive Player of the Year


Tom Brady earned 40 votes in balloting by a national media panel of judges, comfortably winning over the Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley who got 8 votes and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz with 2 votes. McVay, who turned 32 on January 24, ran away with the voting with 35 votes to 11 for Minnesota's Mike Zimmer. The Rams went 11-5 this year, and a good chunk of that was due to Gurley's play. Read More »

Burnley 1 Manchester City 1


The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a Johann Berg Gudmundsson's 82nd minute equaliser ensured that the hosts earned a share of the spoil at Turf Moor. City's dominance continued, but they were almost stunned in the 31st minute, when a lapse in concentration at the back saw Ben Mee nip in behind the backline to meet Jack Cork's ball on the volley. Read More »

Nittany Lions Come Back to Edge Ohio State


Scott fell to No. 5 Torpegaard 6-1, 6-3 to give Ohio State a 2-0 lead. Wisconsin, now 13-13-4, 7-9-3 in Big Ten, will play at MI again tonight. The regular-season conference title marks the sixth in the last eight years for Penn State. The 6-foot-7 junior out of Tennessee has averaged 14.5 points and 5.2 rebounds on the season. The teams will conclude the weekend and season series Sunday at 3 p.m. Read More »

Germany 2, Australia 1 after doubles


The former World No. 1 praised the polarising 22-year-old for his input in young gun Alex de Minaur's development as the 18-year-old star prepared for a national debut. Kyrgios won the Brisbane International to start the season but he said he would probably hand that back if it meant getting Australia through to the Davis Cup quarter-finals. Read More »

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho happy with referees


And that was the case for not one, not two but THREE Burnley players inside the first 15 minutes of their clash on Saturday. United were quick to respond and Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris had to be sharp to block a shot from Jesse Lingard, but the surge didn't last long and Tottenham's dominance turned into a second goal just short of the half-hour mark, when defender Phil Jones inadvertently diverted Kieran Trippier's cross into the visitors' net. Read More »

Tom Brady Wins 2017-18 NFL MVP Award: Latest Comments and Reaction

He is the first defensive tackle to win the award since Warren Sapp in 1999. He narrowly missed out on the rushing title after sitting out the Rams' meaningless Week 17 finale. Houston rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson, despite playing in only seven games before a season-ending knee injury, got the other vote. Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz , who threw for 3,296 yards and 33 touchdowns to seven picks in just 13 games before tearing his ACL in a win over the Rams, also garnered MVP ... Read More »

CSU head basketball coach Larry Eustachy placed on leave


CSU officials did not provide a time frame of how long the investigation will continue and did not provide an answer when asked whether the leave was paid and if Eustachy was allowed to contact his team. Eustachy has posted a 121-74 record in six seasons with the Rams and is 10-14 this season heading into Saturday's game against Nevada. "All Barnes does is echo every negative thing that comes out of Larry's mouth, man". Read More »

Mike Krzyzewski Rips 'Disgusting' Duke Effort After Loss To St. John's


While Ponds said his team avoided the mental mistakes that plagued them in close games and Owens talked about the team never doubting itself, it was Mullin who summed it up best. Against the Red Storm the pair combined to shoot 6-for-20 with as many turnovers as assists (seven), the kind of production that often falls as short on a Saturday in February as it does in mid-March. Read More »

Tom Brady's Impressive Record Playing in Minnesota

If there was one obvious takeaway from the last two months of the National Football League season, it was the MVP award was going to be handed to either Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley or New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Read More »

Antonio Conte would be eager for Italy return - FIGC chief


Conte did sign improved terms with the Stamford Bridge club last summer, but did not extend the length of his previous contract, which is set to expire in 2019 - a move that suggested all was not well between manager and club. "I want to see if there is one to tell the opposite (that he is not about to leave)". He was out for 50 days and played 15 minutes in the game against Swansea. Read More »

Paul Pogba dropped by Manchester United, Scott McTominay starts


While Man City only need 14 more points from 13 games to become champions - again based on the same rate of points until April 7th. Just a week ago, Chelsea was also eliminated from the League Cup by in the semifinals and Conte's second season in charge is proving much tougher than his first. Read More »

Selfless Eagles having fun, ready for final big win

The other modern-era inductees for the Class of 2018 are linebacker Ray Lewis, wide receiver Randy Moss, wide receiver Terrell Owens and linebacker Brian Urlacher. Last year, the two built a roster that started the season by losing nine consecutive games. Easley and Dawkins give the Hall safeties in consecutive years for the first time since 1978-79, when Larry Wilson of the St. Read More »

Moura passes Tottenham Hotspur medical after failed La Liga move


Maybe he needs to work alone a little bit to reach the team's level". But the Spurs manager replied: "I think the performance was fantastic and we played so well and the team deserves a lot of credit". We can talk and you can put like this or like that - this is positive, that is negative. "I think it is very helpful to have him. We don't have space for everyone", the Tottenham boss added. Read More »

NFL Honors: Saints RB Alvin Kamara named Offensive Rookie of the Year


It was a strong year for rookie running backs as Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey and Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette were also finalists for Rookie of the Year. His 14 total touchdowns were the most among all National Football League rookies this past season as well. Kamara ended up being a major steal in the 2017 NFL Draft for the Saints, who selected him in the third round. Read More »

Terrell Owens voted into hall of fame; John Lynch doesn't make cut

At the end of the day, I know within that realm it's cool to be acknowledged as a first-ballot guy. After playing college football at UT-Chattanooga, the 49ers selected Owens in the 1996 NFL Draft. Basically, Gonzalez seems like an absolute lock for induction in 2019, so Chiefs fans might want to start making their Canton plans now. The Hall has generally been unkind to safeties and Broncos , and Lynch again faces competition from Dawkins, twice a finalist now. Read More »

Brady: 'Why does everyone want me to retire?'


The fact that his mother was able to attend Super Bowl LI made the comeback victory over the Atlanta Falcons "even more of a special win" for Brady. "I was wondering if I could check my fantasy team". That was one of four scores in the first quarter against the Patriots in their seven trips with Belichick and Brady. Read More »

Spurs outclass United 2-0 at Wembley


Watched by the Premier League's biggest crowd in history, Tottenham scored one of the competition's fastest goals. Pogba , who appeared to have a touchline spat in the defeat to Tottenham before being substituted , eventually replaced Jesse Lingard in the 65th minute and Mourinho was pleased with his impact. Read More »

Di Biagio in line to become interim Italy coach


Conte , who guided Chelsea to the league title in his first season, has struggled to extract the same level of ruthlessness from the London club in his second campaign in charge. "I still believe I have two or three years of playing football at a very good level". "But I'm not interested in this". "I trust in my work". We played together with the national team in the World Cup in 1994. Read More »

Joakim Noah and Knicks can agree on this: He'll be gone indefinitely


Noah has been away from the Knicks since he was reportedly sent home following a heated verbal exchange with coach Jeff Hornacek during a January 24 practice in Denver . Noah had become vociferous toward Hornacek in the aftermath of a brief appearance in a game on January 23, and engaged Hornacek in a verbal encounter in practice the next day. Read More »

Ozil sheds light on what convinced him to sign a new deal


Ozil is Arsenal's highest paid player. 'We needed strengthening because we have to improve our defensive numbers to make the top four. "So overall I think Mesut for us was the cheapest option". During the winter transfer window, Arsenal saw Alexis Sanchez , Olivier Giroud , Theo Walcott , Mathieu Debuchy, Francis Coquelin, Marcus McGuane, Chuba Akpom, Krystian Bielik and Jeff Reine-Adelaide leaving the club. Read More »

PV Sindhu advances to India Open semifinals


Indian mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy, who had reached the semifinals of the Japan Open previous year, went down 16-21, 19-21 against the fifth seeded Danish pair of Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen in a semifinal match, which saw the Indian duo winning four video referrals. Read More »

Conte Responds To Links With Return To Italy Job


Maybe it is because this is Chelsea . Antonio Conte has reaffirmed his intention to remain at Chelsea beyond the end of this season and see out the remaining year and a half on his contract. "Now the most important thing is to understand we have to fight". Though the Premier League title defence is all but over with Pep Guardiola's Manchester City steamrolling one and all, Chelsea are still alive in the FA Cup and have gotten a favorable draw so far. Read More »

EPL: Mahrez-less Foxes attack Swansea


The Algeria worldwide did not turn up to training on Thursday and Friday, after his proposed move to Manchester City did not materialise on Deadline Day. Leicester is at home to Swansea on Saturday. 'All of this is a situation we need to manage but all of the details will stay inside the club. "Of course, no problem when he will come back with us, with a good feeling for all the people". Read More »

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says Munich air disaster resonates for him


The Belgium worldwide came on as a substitute in the 2-0 loss against Tottenham Hotspur on January 31 but was withdrawn again after just seven minutes. "So let's wait a couple of more days but out of the game tomorrow". Boss Jose Mourinho confirmed after the match that the injury was linked to the one that kept Fellaini out between November and January. Read More »