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Sports Donald Trump Reportedly Attending CFP Championship Game
Author: 0 Donald Trump Reportedly Attending CFP Championship Game

This news isn't shocking at all given the White House acknowledged " Trump Country " schools Georgia and Alabama for their accomplishments. President Trump carried both Alabama and Georgia in the 2016 election. Alabama dismantled defending champion Clemson in the Sugar Bowl and Georgia beat Oklahoma in double overtime in the Rose Bowl to qualify for the championship game.

Sports Liverpool vs Everton 01/05/2018 FA Cup Preview, Odds and Predictions
Author: 0 Liverpool vs Everton 01/05/2018 FA Cup Preview, Odds and Predictions

Liverpool to win both halves is rated at 11/4. Liverpool will be hoping to book their place in the fourth round of the FA Cup when they entertain Everton at Anfield this evening. No, the magic of the Cup has not gone - despite all non-league teams having exited in the second round. Everyone associated with Liverpool is happy that Virgil van Dijk has finally signed, but perhaps that goes most of all for the Reds' forwards.

Sports Joe Thornton has chunk ripped out magnificent beard in brawl
Author: 0 Joe Thornton has chunk ripped out magnificent beard in brawl

Tyler Bozak scored in the sixth round of the shootout to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 3-2 win against the San Jose Sharks at Air Canada Centre on Thursday. "You've got to have that personal energy". "He asked me. He initiated", Kadri said. He insisted on going. "I felt I'd answer the bell". As for the beard-pulling, Kadri pleaded ignorance.

Sports Chelsea set to beat Spurs and sign Everton midfielder Barkley for £15m
Author: 0 Chelsea set to beat Spurs and sign Everton midfielder Barkley for £15m

However, with Everton boss Sam Allardyce confirming that Barkley would leave the club it looks like the Blues are in prime position as of right now. But according to the Daily Mail , Chelsea are ready to make their move now and are even willing to conclude a deal this week. " I think that we are resigned and the club was resigned before I got here that we're going to lose Ross and I can't see that changing ".

Sports Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp: 'I have nothing to say on Philippe Coutinho'
Author: 0 Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp: 'I have nothing to say on Philippe Coutinho'

The Anfield club have in mind a base figure of around €150m (£133m) for the Brazil worldwide and Barcelona's determination to sign Coutinho in January is expected to surpass that figure. "If nothing happens I will not talk about this until 31 January and then it might not be interesting any more". Coutinho missed the start of the season with a back problem but has been in outstanding form recently, scoring seven goals in his last eight games.

Sports Ryan Shazier has feeling in legs, father says
Author: 0 Ryan Shazier has feeling in legs, father says

Vernon Shazier talked to WPXI about the night Ryan was injured and getting a phone call from him after he heard the news. Included in the article is the claim from WPXI that Shazier can now feel his legs. Shazier's teammates, though, have insisted that they care far less about seeing him back on the field than simply back on his legs, walking. Ryan remained in a Cincinnati hospital before being transported to a UPMC facility where he underwent spinal stabilization surgery a few days ...

Sports White Sox acquire pair of relievers from Dodgers
Author: 0 White Sox acquire pair of relievers from Dodgers

Avilan, 28, had been with the Dodgers for the last three seasons, and appeared in 61 games for the Boys in Blue in 2017, going 2-3 with a 2.93 ERA. Kansas City will get rid of Soria's $9 million of the remaining $10 million contract. The Royals were able to drop some salary while getting a decent, major league ready arm in Oaks as well as an auxiliary piece in Mejia, while the Sox were able to get their hands on two players who will eat innings and could turn into very profitable flip ...

Sports Mike Elko to leave Notre Dame for Texas A&M
Author: 0 Mike Elko to leave Notre Dame for Texas A&M

Prior to his lone season at Notre Dame , Elko served as defensive coordinator at both Wake Forest and Bowling Green. During the regular season, Notre Dame was 32nd in the country in scoring defense and 44th in yards allowed per game. Now, Elko will get his shot, as the nation's next highly paid defensive coordinator expected to produce fast results. "Yeah, it's been a challenge, but we'll all be together", Kelly said.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte and Fans Rue Alvaro Morata's Missed Chances in Arsenal Stalemate

No one felt the frustration more keenly than Conte , who faced similar questions after Morata missed more gilt-edged opportunities during Chelsea's 5-0 trouncing of Stoke City last week . Alvaro Morata and Cesar Azpilicueta are the most-potent partnership in Europe... and pair are on track to beat a 22-year-old Premier League record! Having drawn level with Chelsea's previous high of six assists, provided by Cesc Fabregas for Diego Costa in 2014/15, Azpilicueta and Morata are only ...

Sports Liverpool Star Mohamed Salah Wins African Player of the Year Award
Author: 0 Liverpool Star Mohamed Salah Wins African Player of the Year Award

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah capped off a strong year by taking home the CAF Player of the Year Award for 2017. Patson Daka, who played an integral role in getting Zambia to the Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World Cup quarter-finals at Korea Republic 2017, won the youth player of the year award.

Sports NBA All-Star voting: LeBron behind Greek Freak
Author: 0 NBA All-Star voting: LeBron behind Greek Freak

Kevin Durant (767,402) and Stephen Curry (735,115) are fourth and fifth on the list, respectively, and have garnered the highest vote totals among Western Conference players. The All-Star Game starters will be revealed on January 18. The All-Star Game is February 18 in Los Angeles. Here's a rundown of the early voting, from NBA .com.

Sports Antonio Conte Doesn't Expect David Luiz to Leave in January
Author: 0 Antonio Conte Doesn't Expect David Luiz to Leave in January

Luiz has only played once since October due to a combination of injury and losing his place in the team after Chelsea's 3-0 defeat away to Roma. He stated: "David improved a lot his physical condition in the last couple of days". "I'm very happy to work with these players, also because we are working for year and a half now and now there is a fantastic mentality", he added. '(I do) stretching and also at the end of the session a bit of relaxation, for 10 minutes, I think this is good.

Sports Guardiola predicts Alexis will stay at Arsenal in January
Author: 0 Guardiola predicts Alexis will stay at Arsenal in January

Speaking at his news conference after Manchester City's goalless draw with Crystal Palace , Guardiola said: "He is a player from Arsenal and I think he is going to stay at Arsenal ". "But my feeling now is Alexis is an Arsenal player". This makes it more likely to happen. The Chile worldwide is out of contract at the end of the season.

Sports Halep hurries through 2018 opener in Shenzhen
Author: 0 Halep hurries through 2018 opener in Shenzhen

Hitting 18 winners, the five-time Grand Slam champion rampaged ahead with vast goal and will next face Alison Riske, who was the runner-up at Shenzhen Open past year. "We had a big crowd, which was nice to play in front of", Halep said during her on-court interview. Romanian Halep, 26, set up a second round clash with China's Duan Yingying who defeated Evgeniya Rodina 6-2 7-5.

Sports Steve McClaren comments on Everton target Cenk Tosun
Author: 0 Steve McClaren comments on Everton target Cenk Tosun

Everton were understood to be on the verge of recruiting Tosun this week with director of football Steve Walsh travelling to Turkey to finalize negotiations. "At the moment these lads that we're working with are what we've got to try to continue to improve". "And because of that judgement and the level of performance we got out of those players - which was much more than the players they replaced - was why everybody got better and the team got better so it's a very hard window but your ...

Sports Preston's Kevin O'Connor scores €1m lottery win
Author: 0 Preston's Kevin O'Connor scores €1m lottery win

Professional footballer living and working in the glamorous northern metropolis of Preston and a Christmas lottery millionaire? The defender said he had been told to check his numbers by his mother Breda after she heard the winning numbers had been sold locally.

Sports Southampton v Crystal Palace
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The Saints had the lion's share of possession in the first half as they established midfield dominance early on, with Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Oriol Romeu recovering any loose balls or touches from the Eagles . However, the last time the Eagles came to St. Mary's Christian Benteke opened the scoring for the visitors but that goal was cancelled out by Nathan Redmond , Maya Yoshida and James Ward-Prowse as Southampton walked away with a 3-1 triumph to their name.

Sports Andy Carroll brace helps West Ham claim comeback win
Author: 0 Andy Carroll brace helps West Ham claim comeback win

Now in the relegation zone and separated by just two points, both teams will be hoping for a victory that could lift them out of the bottom three. McClean's opener owed much to a sizeable slice of fortune, his shot looping up off Pedro Obiang to leave Adrian flapping helplessly as it dropped just under the crossbar.

Sports Four NFL Head Coaches Have Now Been Fired Since Sunday Afternoon
Author: 0 Four NFL Head Coaches Have Now Been Fired Since Sunday Afternoon

Of course, there still may be more head coaching openings once the offseason begins. McAdoo's fate may have been sealed prior to his odd decision to bench Manning, but it appears to have accelerated the Giants' decision. The Lions went next, firing head coach Jim Caldwell a year after a playoff berth. The Raiders followed that up with one of the most disappointing seasons in the NFL.

Sports Raiders fire Jack Del Rio as coach; Jon Gruden mentioned as replacement
Author: 0 Raiders fire Jack Del Rio as coach; Jon Gruden mentioned as replacement

The Colts fired Pagano on Sunday, less than two hours after they ended a 4-12 campaign with a 22-13 victory over the Texans, and the Raiders handed Del Rio a pink slip after his third year when the impressive turnaround job he engineered for his hometown team collapsed with a disappointing six-win season.

Sports Crystal Palace boss Hodgson 'very proud' after Man City stalemate
Author: 0 Crystal Palace boss Hodgson 'very proud' after Man City stalemate

Puncheon and De Bruyne both departed on stretchers, for all that they were able to limp assisted down the touchline and back into the dressing-rooms after the match. "We know that's what we've got coming, that's what we've got to try to find a way of trying to deal with". 'They have very good players so as a defensive unit you have to be concentrated for 90 minutes'.

Sports 'Nobody knows what will happen' - Wenger on Sanchez
Author: 0 'Nobody knows what will happen' - Wenger on Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez is desperate to swap the Emirates for the Etihad in January and force through a move to Manchester City from Arsenal , Sam Lee of Goal reports today. Asked if Sanchez had played his last game for the club, Wenger said: "He will play on Wednesday night against Chelsea". " I have said that many times since the start of the season so I can only repeat what I have said ".

Sports Muguruza forced to retire from Brisbane
Author: 0 Muguruza forced to retire from Brisbane

Muguruza, who held the No. 1 ranking for four weeks a year ago, lasted three games in the third before being stopped by the cramps after nearly 2 1/2 hours in humid conditions on Pat Rafter Arena, giving Krunic a 5-7, 7-6 (3), 1-2 retired, victory.