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Sport Vince McMahon Bringing Back the XFL in 2020
Author: 0 Vince McMahon Bringing Back the XFL in 2020

Although the XFL is coming back, games won't actually be played until 2020. In his press conference announcing the league and in subsequent interviews, WWE chairman Vince McMahon - who will be the league's sole owner - detailed an eight-team league with 40-man rosters set to begin play in February 2020 in to-be-determined cities.

Sport Great news for Liverpool before West Brom
Author: 0 Great news for Liverpool before West Brom

Jurgen Klopp has revealed that the 29-year-old England global will miss Liverpool's FA Cup clash against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday due to "a little muscle tear", as reported via Liverpool's club website . The Reds started 2018 with a bang with three successive wins in the New Year, including the pulsating 4-3 victory over the previously unbeaten Manchester City.

Sport Bills' Wood has career-ending injury
Author: 0 Bills' Wood has career-ending injury

Eric Wood is one of the longest-tenured Bills. The Buffalo Bills on Monday are expected to announce the end of the career of Pro Bowl center Eric Wood , a former standout at the University of Louisville, according to reports. A longtime team captain, he signed a two-year, $16 million contract extension with Buffalo before the 2017 season, the first in which Wood ever advanced to the playoffs.

Sport Jemele Hill Reportedly Leaving SC6 to Join The Undefeated
Author: 0 Jemele Hill Reportedly Leaving SC6 to Join The Undefeated

An ESPN statement said Hill had a "right to her personal opinions" but that she shouldn't have expressed them in a public forum where it could seen she was "speaking on behalf of ESPN". -owned ESPN and its perceived liberal bias. The polarizing Hill, 42, once blamed her troubles on media members who accuse ESPN of being too liberal for combing through her Twitter replies, looking for anti-Trump comments that would quickly became national news.

Sport US and UK joined at the hip
Author: 0 US and UK joined at the hip

However, there have been ripples in British-US relations, as Trump recently canceled a trip to London amid strong opposition from the British public. "Now is the flawless time to bring your jobs, your investments back to the United States", he said. "We support free trade but it needs to be fair and it needs to be reciprocal".

Sport Flavor Flav Brutally Attacked In Las Vegas Casino
Author: 0 Flavor Flav Brutally Attacked In Las Vegas Casino

A burly guy who looks like he could be a bodyguard type is seen trying to pull the suspect off of Flav and yelling to "stop it". According to TMZ , the rapper was at South Point Casino on Tuesday (Jan. By the end of the visual, the assailant is apprehended and taken away by the casino's security guards. A man at a Las Vegas casino beat up Flavor Flav after the rapper allegedly insulted his mother, TMZ reported .

Sport Newcastle fans react to confirmed signing - 'Can't wait to see him'
Author: 0 Newcastle fans react to confirmed signing - 'Can't wait to see him'

Conte hopes Kenedy can follow the example of defender Andreas Christensen, who has established himself as a first-team player at Chelsea after spending two seasons on loan at Borussia Mönchengladbach. Mark Douglas, Newcastle United editor for the Chronicle , posted a simple tweet confirming that the player pictured was indeed Kenedy with a simple message saying "Deal done".

Sport Vladimir Guerrero will be the first into Cooperstown as an Angel
Author: 0 Vladimir Guerrero will be the first into Cooperstown as an Angel

Former Montreal Expos outfielder Vladimir Guerrero has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. After getting the Hall of Fame news Wednesday, Guerrero told reporters he would wait until Thursday to make a decision about his cap. He hit.323 with 234 home runs for Montreal and batted.319 with 173 homers for the Angels. Guerrero also thanked the Texas Rangers, with whom he appeared in his only World Series back in 2010, and the Orioles "who allowed me to play one more year" in 2011.

Sport Mourinho extends contract at Man United till 2020
Author: 0 Mourinho extends contract at Man United till 2020

With supporter unrest at Emirates Stadium growing in recent weeks, the home fans were left fearing the worst after only seven minutes when Tiemoue Bakayoko played the ball into Pedro and he released Hazard, who slotted past David Ospina from 12 yards out.

Sport Former Brewer Elected to Hall of Fame
Author: 0 Former Brewer Elected to Hall of Fame

My first rule of thumb is if you are a Hall of Famer one year, you are a Hall of Famer for life. The Hall announced the voting results Wednesday. Each analyst was asked to vote in the same manner as the BBWAA , up to 10 selections allowed, and a player had to appear on 75 percent of ballots to gain " induction ".

Sport Alexa and Siri offer their Super Bowl predictions
Author: 0 Alexa and Siri offer their Super Bowl predictions

Let's just win today. We both have the same goal in mind. In a Patriots loss to the Giants in Super Bowl XLVI (2011 season), Gronk was limited to two catches for 26 yards. Unlike Reid, Pederson has shown the ability to adapt and stray away from falling into the same traps on the sideline Reid has for so many years and continues to do to this day.

Sport Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino fails to end talk of Real Madrid move
Author: 0 Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino fails to end talk of Real Madrid move

Asked about the possibility of succeeding Zidane, Pochettino underlined his commitment to Spurs but suggested it would be foolish to rule out too many jobs in such an unstable industry. "I praise him a lot". But I am coach, I am a club employee. "Praise? Of course we receive praise". "We have to be ready to fight and put ourselves in the same level as them", Pochettino said .

Sport Arsenal enter partnership with cryptocurrency CashBet Coin
Author: 0 Arsenal enter partnership with cryptocurrency CashBet Coin

According to a report by The Guardian , the deal is the first time a major global sporting team has officially partnered with a cryptocurrency firm. As for its use, CashBet Coin is a utility token that can be used on iGaming sites and apps powered by CashBet.

Sport Penn State vs Ohio State
Author: 0 Penn State vs Ohio State

Bates-Diop is a game-time decision for Thursday's game against Penn State (8 p.m., BTN), the team announced. Penn State comes into the weekend series on the heels of getting swept by MI last weekend in Ann Arbor. Defensively, Penn State yields 67.3 points per game against the opposing teams. The Boilermakers swept the season series with MI (17-6, 6-4). Once he does get on the field for the Nittany Lions his talent will make him a good fit at multiple wide receiver positions.

Sport Lucas Moura transfer edges closer
Author: 0 Lucas Moura transfer edges closer

Moura would allegedly prefer to move to the Premier League but with no other permanent bids said to be on the table, Betis are a possible destination for the forward. "Sometimes you believe it's going to help, and sometimes you are going to create a problem - that is why the transfer window now is so hard". "I'm discouraged that I cannot play anymore and I cannot live like I did before".

Author: 0 IPL Auction 2018: All you need to know

There are three sets of players - Capped Indian players, Capped foreign players and uncapped players. The team selection also came under the scanner when Ajinkya Rahane was not played in the first two Tests and pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar was dropped from the second match despite bowling superbly in the first.

Sport Real Madrid Tell David de Gea's Agent To Expect Summer Swoop
Author: 0 Real Madrid Tell David de Gea's Agent To Expect Summer Swoop

But Mourinho insisted he would "fuel" such suggestions when asked by reporters on Thursday, his comments carried on United's official website . They claim that the Spanish global is worth around €100 million, while Ronaldo has reportedly asked Real for his asking price to be no more than €100 million.

Sport Hyeon Chung: 'I am not exhausted because I am winning!'
Author: 0 Hyeon Chung: 'I am not exhausted because I am winning!'

Federer seemed to be playing at a lower level than one expected and initially, it appeared as if Federer would lose the set. The Swiss star is coming off an extraordinary 2017, when he won a fifth Australian Open title and a record eighth at Wimbledon and in his four wins so far looks in the mood to carry it on into 2018.

Sport Brewers have made offer to Yu Darvish
Author: 0 Brewers have made offer to Yu Darvish

The Athletic confirmed an original report by Sponichi Annex in Japan that said the Brewers were in a "full battle" to sign Darvish, who ended last season with the Dodgers . The talks with Darvish come amid reports the Cubs have agreed to a minor league deal with Chris Gimenez, who regularly caught Darvish while they were in Texas and developed a trusted working relationship with the pitcher.

Sport De Bruyne: Alexis? He doesn't matter to Man City now
Author: 0 De Bruyne: Alexis? He doesn't matter to Man City now

Forlan, who scored 17 goals in 95 appearances in an underwhelmed spell with United before leaving for Villarreal in 2004, has warned Sanchez of the importance of representing the club. "I am really honoured and proud to be Manchester United manager", Mourinho, 54, said in a club statement. "Here at Arsenal I know that lots of players move a lot and it's incredible the way [the team] plays".

Sport Lloyd Pope Claims Best Ever Bowling Figures, Takes Australia Into Semis
Author: 0 Lloyd Pope Claims Best Ever Bowling Figures, Takes Australia Into Semis

Few players have dominated Australia's under 17 and 19 championships like Pope, who has taken 54 wickets from 23 games at a measly 16.1 apiece. At his father's encouragement, he persisted with the leg breaks, and when as an eight-year-old he took six wickets playing for Barron River, he was hooked.

Sport Niki Lauda wins NIKI bid to retake ownership of bankrupt carrier
Author: 0 Niki Lauda wins NIKI bid to retake ownership of bankrupt carrier

IAG was previously picked to acquire insolvent airline Niki ( as reported ), but the deal fell through after it was ruled that insolvency proceedings had to switch from Austria to Germany . The AOC should enable the carrier to restart operations by the end of March, he said. "We are prepared to start such discussions shortly". But Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz hailed the news.

Sport Dana White Reacts To Nate Diaz's Rumored Comeback
Author: 0 Dana White Reacts To Nate Diaz's Rumored Comeback

Last week at the UFC 223 news conference in Boston, UFC president Dana White announced UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov would fight for the undisputed title belt, but wouldn't say whether current champion Conor McGregor would be stripped of his belt despite being inactive in the octagon since November of 2016.

Sport Cesar Azpilicueta calls on Chelsea to bounce back from Arsenal defeat
Author: 0 Cesar Azpilicueta calls on Chelsea to bounce back from Arsenal defeat

The victory is a major boost for Wenger in a week when the club, facing a struggle to qualify for the Champions League , lost Sanchez, arguably their most devastating attacking player. " We were not playing in the right position but we amended that in the second half and took control of the game ". We know what we have to do. "I continue to work and I'm very happy with my players".

Sport Copa Del Rey: Real Madrid dumped out by Leganes
Author: 0 Copa Del Rey: Real Madrid dumped out by Leganes

Karim Benzema levelled on the night after 47 minutes thanks to a pass from Lucas Vazquez, but Brazilian striker Gabriel Pires then hit the victor. The southern Madrid side have the 18th most-valuable squad in Primera and only Levante, Girona, Las Palmas and Getafe are prevented from spending less overall this season in line with Liga-imposed salary limits.

Sport Padma Bhushan for MS, Advani
Author: 0 Padma Bhushan for MS, Advani

Andhra Pradesh has to be content with just one Padma Shri , which has been announced for badminton player Kidambi Srikanth. Other prominent Padma Vibhushan awardees include Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar. "Padma Vibhushan" is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service; "Padma Bhushan" for distinguished service of high order and "Padma Shri" for distinguished service in any field.

Sport Afghanistan too good for New Zealand U19
Author: 0 Afghanistan too good for New Zealand U19

New Zealand will now play off for positions fifth to eighth, with a play-off semi-final against South Africa to be held at Hagley Oval on Saturday. The result also means that three Asian sides will be in the semifinals since Pakistan has already qualified and awaits the victor of the match between two other South Asian teams - India and Bangladesh - who play the last quarterfinal on Friday in Queenstown.

Sport Meek Mill Being RELEASED from Prison Because of the Eagles??
Author: 0 Meek Mill Being RELEASED from Prison Because of the Eagles??

Wentz led them to a division title. "He's filling in for a high-caliber quarterback in Carson Wentz , and Nick Foles is a good quarterback". Pederson never would have brought Foles on board in the first place if he didn't think he was the right man for the job if needed, and seeing the head coach continue to defend his quarterback in the weeks leading up to the playoffs shows how fortunate Philadelphia fans should feel.

Sport Kyrie Irving threatened surgery if Cavs didn't trade him
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving threatened surgery if Cavs didn't trade him

That deal has proven sour for the Cavaliers so far this season, with Thomas missing the first part of the season because of a hip injury and Crowder recently benched amid Cleveland's midseason slump and apparent upheaval in the locker room.

Sport Lee makes strong start at Torrey Pines
Author: 0 Lee makes strong start at Torrey Pines

He trails American leader Tony Finau by seven strokes and expressed mild satisfaction with his performance, while at the same time adding that there was plenty of room for improvement. Woods will tee it up at the Farmers Insurance Open this week, and is playing at a course where he has been a victor on eight occasions. Finau birdied his opening two holes to set the tone for his round, and he wound up with nine birdies , the last one from 35 feet to take the lead.

Sport Manchester United complete deal for 20-year-old defender
Author: 0 Manchester United complete deal for 20-year-old defender

England Under-21 global Tuanzebe has played three times for United this season, including in their 2-1 Champions League win over CSKA Moscow. Tuanzebe subsequently travelled with the squad to Dubai for the warm weather training camp. Jose Mourinho confirmed that the loan move was a possibility but insisted he would only sanction the deal if Eric Bailly was making good progress in his recovery from an ankle operation.

Sport Kevin Durant Says He Was Being An 'A-hole' To Referee
Author: 0 Kevin Durant Says He Was Being An 'A-hole' To Referee

The latest incident of such strained relations comes from last night's Warriors-Knicks game at Oracle Arena, which Golden State won. He tried to make a bunch of excuses and I told him he was wrong. Durant was emotional and demonstrative all game, should he be allowed to do that and curse at officials, showing them up, without repercussions? Durant's 10 technicals are tied for second in the National Basketball Association this year, behind league-leader and teammate Draymond Green , who now ...

Sport Ravens CB Marlon Humphrey arrested on robbery charges in Alabama
Author: 0 Ravens CB Marlon Humphrey arrested on robbery charges in Alabama

Humphrey started all 15 games for Alabama's 2015 national championship team, earning freshman All-American honors that season and first-team All-American honors as a sophomore in 2016. Charges of that nature can be brought when a criminal uses force or a weapon to take someone's property. "We are monitoring the situation". Reuben Foster, who just finished his rookie season for the San Francisco 49ers, was arrested January 12 and charged with second-degree possession of marijuana, according to ...

Sport Ford, Las Vegas Sands, United Rentals Earnings Due After The Close
Author: 0 Ford, Las Vegas Sands, United Rentals Earnings Due After The Close

Las Vegas Sands conceded its figures may be adjusted in future periods based on guidance from the Internal Revenue Service. (NYSE: LVS ) has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, August 18 by Goldman Sachs. 78 funds opened positions while 188 raised stakes. Chase Investment Counsel Corp acquired a new stake in Las Vegas Sands in the 3rd quarter valued at $200,000.

Sport Injured Rafael Nadal retires against Marin Cilic at Australian Open
Author: 0 Injured Rafael Nadal retires against Marin Cilic at Australian Open

The 23-year-old Yorkshireman was looking to join Andy Murray and John Lloyd as the only British male singles finalists at Melbourne Park in the Open era but looked exhausted in mind and body against sixth seed Cilic , who won 6-2 7-6 (7/4) 6-2 to reach his third Grand Slam final.

Sport Vince McMahon to revive XFL in 2020
Author: 0 Vince McMahon to revive XFL in 2020

McMahon made it clear players with criminal records wouldn't be allowed in his league (and, of course, political statements such as kneeling during the anthem won't be allowed either), a shot across the bow of the NFL . As for which cities will actually take part in the XFL, the press release said the selection of cities will take place over the coming months, and a mix of major and mid-major markets in all regions of the USA are possibilities.

Sport MSU football player says #TimesUp amid Nassar scandal
Author: 0 MSU football player says #TimesUp amid Nassar scandal

Quite unintentionally, Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon and trustee Joel Ferguson did their stricken university a great service in the past few days. One member, Mitch Lyons, released a statement calling for her resignation . Technically, he's only the vice chair of the MSU board, but for many years, he has led a faction that has controlled the board, for which the athletic program and raising money for it came before anything else.

Sport Steelers Set Deadline For Reaching Deal With Le'Veon Bell
Author: 0 Steelers Set Deadline For Reaching Deal With Le'Veon Bell

Le'Veon Bell has been encouraged by the progress he's made with the Pittsburgh Steelers on a contract extension. Bell, Steelers in "happy" place over contract talks that started early. Just take a look at what Brown had to say about partnering up with the guys who beat his team in the AFC Divisional Playoffs. "Make everybody happy so everybody can come into the season and we don't have no distractions".

Sport Tiger Returns As Rahm Defends Farmers Insurance Open
Author: 0 Tiger Returns As Rahm Defends Farmers Insurance Open

This week, at Torrey Pines, Woods is set to make his first PGA Tour start since missing the cut there a year ago. But "home comforts" of a kind may just prove invaluable to the game's greatest modern player at Torrey Pines. It was in Dubai a year ago during his last, ill-fated comeback that Woods was a painful sight to behold. "I was trying to remember how in the hell do you play out of rye grass.

Sport Dutch football coach Bert van Marwijk joins Australia for the World Cup
Author: 0 Dutch football coach Bert van Marwijk joins Australia for the World Cup

He is well credentialed at both club and worldwide level having coached the likes of Feyenoord, Borussia Dortmund, the Netherlands and Saudi Arabia. "He took the Netherlands to the World Cup final in 2010". Pim Verbeek enjoyed less success in charge of the side from 2007-2010, failing to get out of the group at the South Africa tournament. Mr Marwijk said he was "honoured" to be given the role, and was "impressed" by the set-up of the FFA in recent years.

Sport Michigan State president resigns in wake of Nassar abuse scandal
Author: 0 Michigan State president resigns in wake of Nassar abuse scandal

I don't have to add words because your survivors have said all of that and I don't want to repeat it. The former team doctor apologized to his victims, saying, " I will carry your words with me for the rest of my days ". Last of all was Rachael Denhollander, the first person to speak out publicly about the abuse. Each day, the number of people willing to step up and be identified by name grew, she said.

Sport Giants players respond to hiring of Pat Shurmur as head coach
Author: 0 Giants players respond to hiring of Pat Shurmur as head coach

The 39-year-old Bettcher wasn't retained by new Cardinals coach Steve Wilks , who was hired Monday. He started all the way down the ladder at the NAIA level at St. Before joining the Seahawks, Jones spent five seasons as a coach with the New Orleans Saints. Bettcher ran a blitz heavy 3-4 defense with the Cardinals to remarkable success.

Sport Australian Open: Elise Mertens Routs Elina Svitolina to Reach Semifinals
Author: 0 Australian Open: Elise Mertens Routs Elina Svitolina to Reach Semifinals

She won a 27-point rally while holding serve in the fourth game of the second set, then hit a backhand victor into the open corner to break Svitolina in the next game for a 5-0 lead. Mertens then held serve at love, and she broke Wozniacki's serve to even the score. But, with some remarkable scrambling and counter-punching, Halep rallied to turn the rollercoaster semi-final around and finally subdue Kerber after two hours and 20 minutes.

Sport Aston Villa Tweet Perfect Response to Controversial New Leeds United Badge
Author: 0 Aston Villa Tweet Perfect Response to Controversial New Leeds United Badge

Kinnear said: "In the past year we have worked very hard as a club to re-engage fans and the wider community across Leeds ". The new design will be featured on Leeds United kits from the 2018/19 season, their centenary season. "Because the direction is so distinctive and breaks with a lot of conventions, that consultation process hasn't gone deep enough". "But also that the fans should really trust us because we have been so impressed by the level of support they have given us and the ...

Sport Real Madrid suffer humiliating Copa del Rey exit to Leganes
Author: 0 Real Madrid suffer humiliating Copa del Rey exit to Leganes

Leganes took the honours of becoming the first ever football club to dump real Madrid out of the Copa after losing the first leg. Zidane's decision to not play Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale backfired as the European champions succumb to a humiliating defeat.

Sport National Football League refuses AMVETS #PleaseStand ad
Author: 0 National Football League refuses AMVETS #PleaseStand ad

The ad says " Please Stand " with a picture of a service member saluting the American flag. AMVETS , an organization comprising approximately 250,000 veterans and 1,400 posts nationwide, sent a letter to Goodell on Monday calling the decision to exclude their ad an affront to free speech.

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