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Shiffrin leads World Cup slalom, closes on 40th career win


Shiffrin set a blistering pace on her first run, clocking at time of 51.44 seconds - nearly 1.50 seconds faster than her nearest rival Frida Hansdotter of Sweden. Shiffrin posted the third-fastest time in the final leg and beat Hansdotter once again, while Wendy Holdener was 1.87 behind in third for the Swiss skier's 13nd career slalom podium without winning - a World Cup record. Read More »

"Chicharito" back to Man United?


Sanchez is in the final six months of his contract at Arsenal and had been expected to move to United's local rival Manchester City , after he almost joined Pep Guardiola's men at the start of the season. Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte has urged the Premier League champions to complete the signing of Alexis Sanchez this month. The BBC also reported that United "are believed" to have made contact with Arsenal about Sanchez in September. Read More »

Bryant, Joseph, Fields Will All Return to Clemson Next Season


Clemson will retain the services of two of the most dominant players in college football for another season, according to multiple sources and head coach Dabo Swinney . Bryant won the team's 12th Man Award in 2016 after returning from an early-season foot injury to post 16 tackles, 3 TFL and two sacks. Joseph, a junior in 2017, finished second on the 2017 team in tackles with 90, including 10 stops against Alabama in the Sugar Bowl on January 1. Read More »

1B Gonzalez reportedly agrees to deal with Mets


Gonzalez, who will be 36 next season, would be a cheap stopgap who would not prevent Smith, one of the Mets' top prospects, from taking over at first base in the team's eyes. He was then traded to the Red Sox and spent two years in Boston before he was traded to Los Angeles in 2012. He is a career.288 batter with 311 home runs, including.242 with only three home runs in 2017. Read More »

Bernard Tomic slide continues with Australian Open failure


Bernard Tomic delivered a parting shot after the out-of-sorts Australian failed to qualify for his home grand slam for the first time since 2008. He rallied in the second set to force a decider but came up short, snapping his seven-year streak of playing in every major and leaving him at a career crossroads. Read More »

Titans QB is big challenge for New England


Because that's how the Patriots win (or lose) Super Bowl , by the hairs of the chinny chin chins. As they chase their sixth Super Bowl together, the story begs the question; is this their last go-round together? Lewis is, to some extent, what Antwain Smith was to the 2001 team and Corey Dillon was to the 2004 team. Read More »

Zdeno Chara slap shot hits Phillip Danault in the head


Danault was moving and appeared to be speaking to medical staff before being wheeled off the ice. Marchand also scored in regulation, helping the Bruins improve to 9-0-3 in their last 12 games. The team said he was taken to a hospital with a head injury for further examination.? However, Danault's tenure in the Windy City was cut short in 2016 when the Blackhawks shipped him to Montreal ahead of the trade deadline. Read More »

Catch an NFL playoff double header tomorrow on KPUG


The Eagles offense, led by the backup quarterback Nick Foles , was able to do just enough against the Falcons defense, which had made huge strides since last season. Despite not throwing a touchdown or an interception for that matter, Nick Foles had an efficient day throwing the ball after going 23-for-30 with 246 yards. Read More »

Wenger: Ozil could still stay, but Sanchez will go


The Chilean is also wanted by the Red Devils' neighbours Manchester City , but Woods noted how interest from United could scupper the plans of the Premier League leaders to add Sanchez to their forward line. Arsenal won't now pay the same amount, given the reduced value of Sanchez, who only has six months left on his contract and is free in the summer. Read More »

Service ace: Djokovic back with rebuilt serve at Aussie Open


Danger lurks at nearly every corner, with former Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic and a resurgent Juan Martin Del Potro , the man who beat Federer for the 2009 U.S. Federer's haul of 19 majors puts him three ahead of Nadal (16), with Pete Sampras (14) and Djokovic (12) after that. There's an extremely strong chance that Cilic will face worse players than himself until at least the quarter-final, and should Rafa get defeated, he would only face Pablo Carreno-Busta as a top ten opponent ... Read More »

Daniel Amartey Stars As Leicester City Hold Chelsea


But even with Ben Chilwell's sending off on 68 minutes - which Puel described as "very harsh" - Chelsea couldn't find the spark in the final third which appears to have deserted them. Nevertheless, Chelsea's manager gave Morata and Batshuayi his backing on Friday, insisting the club is prepared to be patient with both men. "I am happy and enjoying my period here. Read More »

New England Patriots vs Tennessee Titans


Where everyone else saw a blowout Wild Card loss developing, this Titans team saw an opportunity to make a statement by refusing to back down and continuing to fight for their coach and for each other. To me, a steady diet of Derrick Henry ( DeMarco Murray has already been ruled out) with some Mariota runs mixed in is a recipe to keep things close . Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles beat Atlanta Falcons in first playoff appearance since 2013


The Eagles are going to need a collective effort to take out the Falcons in the Divisional round of the playoffs. Why have they turned into the Rodney Dangerfield of the NFL , the first time in league history that the No. The Eagles are 7-1 at home this year. "So I think you have to look at it that way". It was the template of what the Eagles needed to do to win. Read More »

West Virginia vs Texas Tech basketball


The story line of the game was poor free throw shooting by the Mountaineers (54.2%). Jevon couldn't find any open space and ended with 8 points, Teddy Buckets had 0 points and 4 fouls. "Starting Senior Forward Zach Smith (6'8" 220-lbs) did not play against the Sooners due to an injury and is still day to day. He averages 5.4 points per game . Read More »

Rex Burkhead and Mike Gillislee likely out against Titans


The good news for the Patriots is that according to Schefter, last year's Super Bowl hero James White is expected to return from an ankle injury and play versus Tennessee. Without his dual-threat ability as a rusher and pass-catcher, the Patriots' offense sputtered at times in December. White also missed the final two games. Read More »

Barcelona unveil Yerry Mina at Nou Camp with Colombian going barefoot


The 23-year-old Mina is being brought in as a long-term option and will not walk straight into the first team. The young defender proceeded to take his boots and even socks off before stepping on to the Camp Nou pitch and remained for a moment in what seemed like a prayer - something he does every time he steps on to the pitch of a new club, which won the hearts of even neutral supporters. Read More »

Seahawks Likely to Hire Coach Brian Schottenheimer as New Offensive Coordinator


Jets fans know Schottenheimer well from his days as the team's offensive coordinator, though he wasn't exactly a hit in East Rutherford. This was their top choice, offering now before other teams got involved. QBs do matter for all coaches. Schottenheimer replaces Darrell Bevell, who was sacked earlier this week along with offensive line coach Tom Cable. Both had spent seven seasons in Seattle. Read More »

LeBron Puts His Cavaliers Teammates on Notice Following Loss

The crowd's reaction got the officials attention, and once they reviewed things, LBJ got T'd up. Tyronn Lue of the Cleveland Cavaliers at American Airlines Center on November 11, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Props to this ref for noticing that LeBron James stepped out of bounds, ever so slightly, on a drive while attempting to beat the Indiana Pacers on Friday night. Read More »

Heyman | Astros acquire Gerrit Cole from Pirates


The 27-year-old pitcher has been the subject of rampant trade rumors and speculation throughout the offseason. Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow even addressed the speculation. Cole has been inconsistent throughout his Major League Baseball career. He improved both his strikeout and walk rates a year ago, and the move to Minute Maid Park is an upgrade for Cole, both in terms of run prevention and strikeouts. Read More »

Root fit to play in ODI series opener against Australia

The success or otherwise of Morgan's team at next year's World Cup will be the ultimate judgment upon the tack taken by the European Central Bank in 2015, when they removed Peter Moores in favour of employing Bayliss with a clear mandate to improve England's limited overs cricket. Read More »

How Australian Open's new rules can minimise first-round injury withdrawals

The Swiss could square off with 29th-seeded Frenchman Richard Gasquet in the third round, 2016 semi-finalist Milos Raonic in the fourth round, and seventh-seeded David Goffin - who beat Federer in the ATP Finals last November - or Juan Martin del Potro - who ousted Federer at the 2017 US Open - in the quarter-finals. Read More »

South Africa off to steady start


Shami looked off-colour in his first spell once again, just like in Cape Town , conceding 23 runs off his four overs. Centurion will serve another lively track, but there are chances that the bowlers might not have as much lateral movement as they had in Cape Town. Read More »

Analysts See $0.05 EPS for First Bancorp (FBP)

The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: BLACKROCK INC. with 22.84 million shares, VANGUARD GROUP INC with 17.01 million shares, DIMENSIONAL FUND ADVISORS LP with 11.71 million shares, WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT GROUP LLP with 11.64 million shares, and FRONTIER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT CO LLC with 10.6 million shares. Read More »

Sharapova deserved special honour: Oz Open boss


We needed a former champion to come. But Tiley cited Sharapova's status as a former champion for the invite, with the Russian having lifted the trophy ten years ago. "That is the ultimate goal, but I realise the depth of the game", the 30-year-old said. "It's for anyone to grab". "I certainly hope I can put myself in that position. Read More »

Kane breaks Sheringham´s Premier League record for Spurs


With 22 minutes on the clock, the visitors thought they had taken the lead when new striker Cenk Tosun headed on a corner and Wayne Rooney pounced, only for him to be flagged for offside. However, Son accepts trying to match Kane is a futile task. Spurs were rampant, though, and just a minute later they had their third goal as Kane surpassed Sheringham as Tottenham's highest-ever Premier League goalscorer, bringing up number 98 with another close-range finish, although this one was ... Read More »

Jurgen Klopp delighted that Liverpool can 'win ugly'


Leaders City have notched up 64 goals from 22 games this term, while fourth-placed Liverpool have scored 50 times . The amount of goals he has scored from outside the box is just ridiculous. The visitor's will travel to Merseyside without Gabriel Jesus and Phil Foden who are both now on the treatment table. Pep Guardiola (right) gestures to Vincent Kompany . Read More »

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino: 'Georges-Kevin N'Koudou needs games'


Real's interest in Kane has seen Levy's guard go up. In Ben Davies they have an able deputy, however, and Spurs fans will be hoping that their club can continue their push for a top four place without the 27-year-old left-back. He was on loan from Atletico Madrid with Spurs eventually signing him on a permanent. Kane is among the players on Real Madrid's list of targets for next season. Read More »

Mother of 'H&M Kid' Reveals She's Now Experiencing Racist Abuse


Following the massive backlash, H&M issued a hasty apology on Instagram yesterday. A Facebook exchange involving a woman named Terry Mango, a Kenyan national who resides and works in Sweden, was posted to the Instagram account of Instablog9ja - a verified account that accepts user submitted stories and seems to focus on content from Africa (predominantly Nigeria). Read More »