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Eddie Jones agrees contract extension

Eddie Jones agrees contract extension But it is a role that Jones admitted previous year would interest him, even if his old adversary Warren Gatland fancies one more tour to complete the set after leading the touring side to a series win over Australia and historic draw with the All Blacks last summer. [Full Article...]

Canada's Shapovalov falls to Tsonga in second round of Australian Open

Canada's Shapovalov falls to Tsonga in second round of Australian Open Three Canadians were scheduled to play their opening matches Tuesday. "I felt from the warmup that I was feeling the ball really clean and I was able to get the lead right from the start". He's never lost a second-round match at the Australian Open . Tsonga broke the Canadian's serve for the second consecutive time to level the match at 5-5, including a full stretch sideways on break point on a... [Full Article...]

Rafael Nadal through to third round of Australian Open

Rafael Nadal through to third round of Australian Open He improves his head-to-head record against Mayer to 5-0, but he was obviously wary of the threat his opponent provided having dropped the opening set to him in the last 32 before winning in four sets on his way to claiming the US Open past year. [Full Article...]

Tom Brady jams throwing hand at practice after accidental collision with teammate

Tom Brady jams throwing hand at practice after accidental collision with teammate According to a source, Brady suffered it during practice today when one of his teammates accidentally ran into him and jammed his right throwing hand. National Football League reporter Ian Rapoport doesn't believe the injury is a major one. The Patriots will host the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday in the AFC Championship. [Full Article...]

James Gunn Offers $100K to Charity if Donald Trump Gets Weighed Again

James Gunn Offers $100K to Charity if Donald Trump Gets Weighed Again James Gunn ( Guardians of the Galaxy ) is offering $100,000 to Trump's favorite charity if the president will step on a scale and prove the official physical weigh is correct. Lest we think his questions pertain only to the president's weight, Gunn also posted a photo of the purportedly 6-foot-3 Trump alongside the 6-foot-1 Barack Obama . [Full Article...]

Is Harry Kane the best forward in the world right now?

Is Harry Kane the best forward in the world right now? It caps off a year in which 24-year-old Kane has not only captained England for the first time, but Tottenham topped their Champions League group ahead of Real Madrid. "We will do whatever is necessary to try to win the game", Mauricio Pochettino said eventually, probably wondering why anyone would think of withdrawing a striker who is performing so consistently. [Full Article...]

Anthony Davis brilliant as Pelicans stun Celtics

Anthony Davis brilliant as Pelicans stun Celtics But the Pelicans turned the offensive faucet all the way on, too. Only this time , the New Orleans tandem of Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins got the best of the Celtics down the stretch, as the dynamic duo executed on both ends of the floor in a 116-113 overtime thriller over the Celtics at TD Garden. [Full Article...]

Will Ferrell hijacks Roger Federer's post-match interview at Australian Open

Will Ferrell hijacks Roger Federer's post-match interview at Australian Open Tennis fans at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday night were privileged to see the 18-time grand slam victor do as only he can before being treated to a special one-off on-court interview. In the women's bracket, top-ranked Simona Halep fell behind 5-2 in the first set to teenage wild card Destanee Aiava before saving the set and winning it 7-6. [Full Article...]

Nadal, Kyrgios win as Americans tumble out of Aussie Open

Nadal, Kyrgios win as Americans tumble out of Aussie Open Losing to Federer in the Australian Open final past year would have hurt Nadal, but he needs to focus on his own game and getting through the early rounds before he can set sight on the crown. And while that may sound like you have a lot of options, it more means you have a lot of places to search for the tournament you're watching and the tour you're following. [Full Article...]

College Football Playoff announces several changes to selection committee

College Football Playoff announces several changes to selection committee Lott, 58, was an All-American defensive back at USC in 1980 before spending 14 seasons in the National Football League, primarily with the San Francisco 49ers. Hatfield is a former coach who led Air Force , Arkansas , Clemson and Rice over his career. He was named to the Pac-12 All-Century Team while also earning honors as the Defensive Player of the Century in the conference. [Full Article...]

Brand-less, slam-less Halep looks for more in Melbourne

Brand-less, slam-less Halep looks for more in Melbourne Williams withdrew from the tournament to recover from health issues after a complicated childbirth in September. "Once I was healthy, I could just put the work in, like just mentally enjoy it more", Wozniacki said. "It's kind of been what I'm trying to do". There are plenty of other contenders. At the French Open , she reached the quarterfinals, but suffered a heartbreaking loss to Halep . [Full Article...]

Curtis Granderson agrees to one-year, $5 million deal with Blue Jays

Curtis Granderson agrees to one-year, $5 million deal with Blue Jays The deal, believed to be for one year and $5 million, was reported by Sportsnet, which given Rogers ownership is nearly like an official news release. Granderson has a.252 career average with 319 home runs and 865 RBIs. Drafted by the Tigers in 2002, Granderson was the team's everyday center fielder from 2006 to 2009. [Full Article...]

Kansas basketball players dance in locker room after beating WVU

Kansas basketball players dance in locker room after beating WVU Udoka Azubuike added 10 points. The Big 12 does not have a specific policy against court-storming, like the SEC, for example, but has taken steps in recent years to prevent incidents of this nature, dating back to a similar issue when a Kansas State student made contact with former Jayhawk Jamari Traylor during a K-State victory celebration in Manhattan. [Full Article...]

What we learned in the home loss to Golden State

What we learned in the home loss to Golden State The Cavaliers do have their own 2018 first-round pick, but it's nowhere as valuable as the Nets' pick. The Cavs acquired Brooklyn's unprotected first-rounder in an offseason trade that sent Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics . The question is whether that potential will ever be realized. Dwight Howard was nine of 12 from the floor to score 21 points with 17 rebounds in a 118-107 road ... [Full Article...]

Australian Open 20185: Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens crash out in 1st round

Australian Open 20185: Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens crash out in 1st round The volatile 17th seed was on his best behaviour, apart from one first-set rant about a heckler in the crowd, letting his racket do the talking as he treated his fans in the Hisense Arena to an impressive opening salvo. Zhang Shuai was her latest conqueror with a 2-6 7-6 (7-2) 6-2 victory, but Stephens was not too downhearted and is confident her form will return. "I love her", Stephens said. [Full Article...]

Packers 'preparing' to give Pettine job as defensive coordinator

Packers 'preparing' to give Pettine job as defensive coordinator Nine years later, he has the same thing in Mike Pettine . The job is now held by Winston Moss, who was passed over by McCarthy in the defensive coordinator search. His defenses all finished in the top 10. His one year in Buffalo was another top 10 finish. From there, he served several years as a head coach in high school football before taking a job with the Baltimore Ravens in 2002. [Full Article...]

Ross Barkley ineligible to play for Chelsea against Norwich City

Ross Barkley ineligible to play for Chelsea against Norwich City Chelsea will be hosting Norwich City in the replay of the third round match of FA Cup on Wednesday, after they played out a goalless draw at Carrow Road earlier on January 6. At the same time, against Norwich, we played 3-4-3 with Pedro, Willian and [Michy] Batshuayi, but we didn't score. We have to try to improve in this aspect. [Full Article...]

Kohli fined for complaining to umpire, throwing ball

India vs South Africa , Live Cricket Score and Updates, 2nd Test Day 4: 1410 hrs IST: Mohammed Shami is struck for two boundaries in his first over of the day. The opening batsman brought his 9th Test fifty in style with an elegant cover drive for a four off Ishant Sharma . Though things did turn back for the visitors by the evening as a couple of run outs in the third session and good cons... [Full Article...]

NBA opens investigation into Rockets-Clippers incidents

NBA opens investigation into Rockets-Clippers incidents It seems Ariza was a bit put off by the chatter coming from Austin Rivers , who was standing near the Clippers' bench. There were several scuffles throughout the game, and I was able to capture Blake Griffin's response to them. The trouble really began with three-and-a-half minutes left in the game, NBA .com reported in an admirably calm rendition of the apparent chaos. There have been ... [Full Article...]

Joshua, Parker in heavyweight unification bout

Joshua, Parker in heavyweight unification bout Joshua said it was an honour to be on the stage with another world champion and he will be in peak physical condition to handle any tactics thrown at him by the smaller but quicker Parker. He said: "It's great to be back in London, I love the food and the people". All of the belts were on show as boxing champs Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker met in person to announce their title unification... [Full Article...]


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