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Jeremy Perbet fires Gent to Europa League victory over Tottenham Jeremy Perbet fires Gent to Europa League victory over Tottenham
- February 19, 2017

Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic admits his side's high-profile FA Cup clash against Tottenham provides him with the ideal stage to show off his managerial credentials. Hein Vanhaezebrouck's men created their first real chance on 20 minutes when Stefan Mitrovic brought a cross under control with his chest before firing wide of the right post from inside the box on the left. (more...)
Ex-Cardinal Floyd pleads guilty, gets 24 days in jail
- February 19, 2017

The court-directed alcohol program will require Floyd to serve a certain number of educational hours, which will be determined after a screening. Floyd was charged with seven offences but the only one not dismissed was a second-offence extreme DUI. (more...)
Chelsea skipper Terry could return to face Wolves
- February 18, 2017

Chelsea's top scorer was the subject of January interest from Chinese club Tianjin Quanjian, who were reportedly willing to pay the Spain worldwide £30m a year. "I'm very happy here". I trained with the Sutton players this week for a piece on Sky. Aguero is a great player but he takes too many touches for Pep Guardiola and doesn't work hard enough to close people down. (more...)
MMA legend Georges St-Pierre signs deal to return to UFC MMA legend Georges St-Pierre signs deal to return to UFC
- February 18, 2017

Stephen Thompson welterweight title fight, which could determine his first opponent upon returning to the Octagon. St-Pierre is yet to fight numerous current big names in the welterweight division like champion Tyron Woodley and the likes of Stephen Thompson, Demian Maia and Robbie Lawler . (more...)
Kate Upton unveiled as Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue cover girl
- February 17, 2017

The former Playboy model and "plus-sized" Calvin Klein ambassador is taking the biggest leap of her career with an extensive essay on feminism from the view of a bikini model. Hannah Jeter will appear for a fifth time. While some would argue that Kate is the "model of perfection", the clip from SI is determined to make you believe otherwise with their current issue. (more...)
Jeffrey Loria Negotiating Marlins Sale With Kushners While Reportedly Considered For Ambassadorship
- February 17, 2017

He continued : "If that is true, we do not want this unrelated transaction to complicate that process and will not pursue it". A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations says Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has a preliminary agreement to sell the team to a NY businessman, but the deal could fall through because the final purchase price hasn't been determined. (more...)
'Sound guy' Greg Maddux throws Kris Bryant a curveball
- February 17, 2017

Kris Bryant was sauntering his way through a shooting for a Red Bull promo when an "unscheduled" pitching change threw the Cubs' third baseman off his game. This year, the shoe was on the other foot, as during a batting practice video shoot, Bryant was pranked by Hall of Famer Greg Maddux. Bryant didn't take him seriously as first, but discovered that this new pitcher had quite the arm. (more...)
Red Wings pay tribute to Mike Ilitch
- February 17, 2017

Shortly after she was arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white person on December 1, 1956, Parks and her husband lost their jobs and had to leave their Montgomery, Alabama, home. There is a public visitation at the Fox Theatre Grand Lobby today hosted by the Ilitch family. "I has done for Detroit ", said Ben Laffoon, who was among those who signed, along with his 10-year old son Aaron. (more...)
5-star point guard Trae Young picks Oklahoma over Kansas
- February 17, 2017

Until Thursday, Blake Griffin was the highest ranked and only Oklahoma five-star basketball prospect to commit to the Sooners. This has always been home to me. "I can't wait to play with those guys". The Timberwolves are 17-3 and Young, a point guard who is ranked No. 14 overall in the ESPN 100 , is averaging 43 points, five assists and five rebounds a game. (more...)
Vince Young Eyeing NFL Comeback After Hiring Agent Leigh Steinberg
- February 17, 2017

A former NFL Rookie of the Year and two-time Pro Bowler, Young was last on a roster in 2014 when he spent nearly two weeks with the Cleveland Browns. Young, now at 33, spent six seasons on NFL rosters after getting selected No. As a junior at Texas, he won the Davey O'Brien award for the best collegiate quarterback and he finished runner-up in the Heisman Trophy voting behind Reggie Bush, who later vacated his trophy. (more...)
Dortmund rue missed chances in bitter Benfica defeat
- February 16, 2017

Aware that many were surprised by Aubameyang's withdrawal, Tuchel explained why he made a decision to substitute the African star. Aubameyang heads the first goalscorer market at 100/30 , while Kostas Mitroglou and Jonas share favouritism on the hosts' side of the market at 5/1 apiece. (more...)
ISRO launches PSLV-C37 with 104 satellites on board
- February 16, 2017

The space agency began the countdown for the launch of PSLV-C37 rocket on Tuesday 5:28 a.m. after the Mission Readiness Review Committee and the Launch Authorization Board gave its approval. This is the highest number of satellites ever launched in single mission. Watch out world! This kind of news makes me happy. Dhanush: Isro sets history, through #PSLVC37 launches 104 satellites in one go. (more...)
Alex Reyes to have Tommy John surgery, out for season
- February 16, 2017

He was sent for an MRI on Tuesday, revealing the tear that will require surgery. General manager John Mozeliak said an MRI taken of Reyes' elbow in 2013 showed a strain. Reyes, coming into Spring Training was going to battle for the fifth spot in the starting rotation. Even if Weaver begins the season at Triple-A, keep him on your radar and draft him in NL-only leagues. (more...)
Miller, Nuggets hit National Basketball Association record for 3-pointers
- February 15, 2017

Denver rookie Juancho Hernangomez , who entered the night averaging 3.8 points in 11.5 minutes, poured in 17 of his 27 points in the first half. You'd expect the Warriors to run away with this one, or put Nikola Jokic's big head on a spike with a trademark 22-3 run in the third quarter, or do really anything besides what they did, which was to get blown out from start to finish and cede an National Basketball Association record. (more...)
Giants release Victor Cruz
- February 14, 2017

He still made $5.4 million and wanted to return to the team that signed him as an undrafted free agent out of UMass in 2010. After years of salsa dancing and becoming a fan favorite, Victor Cruz will be playing elsewhere next season. "He had a career that I'm sure he probably never figured he was going to have and did things and accomplished things that he probably thought he never would". (more...)
Kevin Durant's Return to OKC Is Setting Record Ticket Prices
- February 12, 2017

The Cleveland Cavaliers, the defending National Basketball Association champs, will tip off against the local guys at 7 tonight (TNT) at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Victor Oladipo added 23 points while Steven Adams had 20 points and 13 rebounds for the Thunder. By some standards, Friday's game is more important for Golden State. (more...)
Tennis star agrees to date with student after losing Super Bowl bet
- February 10, 2017

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrates after leading his side in the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history. A fan then asked her to go on a date if the Patriots somehow ended up winning and in what must have seemed like a low-risk reply, Bouchard said , "sure". (more...)
James Starks Released by Packers James Starks Released by Packers
- February 09, 2017

Shields shared the news via his Instagram account on Wednesday morning and the Packers officially announced the move in the afternoon that the team was indeed parting ways with the seven-year veteran. I'm so used to it now, it's normal. As running backs go, he just passed that 30-year-old threshold, though he doesn't have a lot of wear and tear on him, having averaged under 100 rushes per season in his career. (more...)
Being kicked fires me up, says Hazard Being kicked fires me up, says Hazard
- February 08, 2017

Hazard's claim that he's improved since then was understandable considering he had just scored one of the best goals of the season. "When I get a lot of kicks I feel really in the game", Hazard told reporters, including The Times , on Sunday. (more...)
Romelu Lukaku floating after 4-goal Everton performance
- February 06, 2017

This performance was about that. "The only worry is that we had defensive fragilities previous year and they cost us too many points". We know what you're going to say - he would have looked a right mug if he had missed. "The disappointment is to be out of the domestic cups". Six points separate them from Hull in 18th and both Hull and Leicester could close them gap on them should they claim unlikely victories against either Manchester side on Sunday. (more...)