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Cal Fires Head Coach Sonny Dykes
- January 10, 2017

Dykes came to Cal after spending three seasons at Louisiana Tech, where he went 22-15. California unexpctedly fired head coach Sonny Dykes on Sunday morning and will look to find his replacement with National Signing Day just three weeks away. (more...)
Matt Bonner retires, joins Spurs TV broadcast as studio analyst Matt Bonner retires, joins Spurs TV broadcast as studio analyst
- January 08, 2017

Nicknamed "The Red Mamba", Bonner finishes his career playing in 792 regular season games and averaging 5.8 points and 3.0 rebounds. Bonner was a member of the Spurs for ten years (2006 to 2016) where he was a part of two championship squads. (more...)
NFL Playoffs 2017, Raiders vs. Texans: Preview and Prediction
- January 06, 2017

RAIDERS +3.5, over Houston: Brock Osweiler isn't great but he has far more experience than Connor Cook , Houston has a much better defense than the Raiders , and this game is in Houston, not Oakland , on a short travel week for the Silver & Black franchise, which has had a load of travel journeys this season... (more...)
Freddie Roach: Everybody has Ronda Rousey's number now, she probably should retire
- January 05, 2017

Perception seems to be key in these endeavors and Rousey may need to regain some of the notoriety that she once had. It was Rousey's first octagon appearance after her devastating title loss to Holly Holm. She can't just show up and expect to win. Critics have observed Rousey's lack of boxing skills. "My understanding is that perhaps Rousey didn't really spar leading up to this fight", Florian said on their podcast . (more...)
Murray opens year with Chardy win, extends streak to 25
- January 05, 2017

The Serb claimed one break in the first set and one more in the second to set up a quarter-finals meeting with Radek Stepanek, who defeated Arthur De Greef 6-3, 6-2 earlier in the day. Melzer kept fighting in the second, saving two match points at 4-5 before regaining his lost break, though Murray was eventually able to close out the win. (more...)
Dolphins plan to start Matt Moore barring drastic shift with Ryan Tannehill Dolphins plan to start Matt Moore barring drastic shift with Ryan Tannehill
- January 05, 2017

Over on the Steelers' side, they put together an 11-5 record this season. "A lot of his game has been [based on] movement throughout his career and then all of a sudden to throw him back there and say, 'Don't move, and if anybody gets close to you, go down, ' that's not really an option for us". (more...)
Serena Williams wins opening match at ASB Classic Serena Williams wins opening match at ASB Classic
- January 04, 2017

Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki then took the court and eased through to the second round with a 6-1 6-0 win over American Nicole Gibbs. Venus Williams, a former champion in Auckland, is due to play New Zealand wildcard entry Jade Lewis on Tuesday. (more...)
Mourinho warns Martial not to listen to his agent Mourinho warns Martial not to listen to his agent
- January 03, 2017

A delighted Mourinho believes the atmosphere inside the "Theatre of Dreams" eventually made all the difference. "We did something wonderful which was to bring the fans onto the pitch. But if we arrive in January and nothing happens - and we have lots of matches - then if he is going to be my player until the end of the season I will help him and he will be useful for us". (more...)
Protesters hang from banner over stands at Vikings game Protesters hang from banner over stands at Vikings game
- January 02, 2017

Bank (whose name is on the stadium) to divest from the Dakota Access Pipeline. "Today, the pipeline is still incomplete". DAPL demonstrators have recently protested several financial institutions that demonstrators say have ties to the pipeline. (more...)
Andy Murray suffers defeat to David Goffin in Abu Dhabi Andy Murray suffers defeat to David Goffin in Abu Dhabi
- January 01, 2017

He was serving to stay in the match and was leading 40-15, but eventually, Goffin came back and, after Murray's forehand, finished at the bottom of the net. "I find it great preparation for the new year". The Scot said: "It was good to finish the year with a win". Nadal and Goffin were yesterday to meet for the first time. (more...)
Amanda Nunes trolls Ronda Rousey with meme after UFC 207 win Amanda Nunes trolls Ronda Rousey with meme after UFC 207 win
- January 01, 2017

That's all I know. As the fame of women's fighting increased, thanks nearly exclusively to Rousey, so too did the standard of combat, and it is the latter part that she could not keep pace with. Due to her refusal to engage with the media, Ronda Rousey's long-awaited return hasn't garnered as much attention as may have been expected. The devastation of losing her first fight was understandable. (more...)
WWE Title Match Tops The Card WWE Title Match Tops The Card
- December 30, 2016

Cena has been largely absent from WWE programming for the past few months due to outside commitments - such as a high-profile gig hosting " Saturday Night Live " - but he should be back for the WrestleMania season. But along with WWE superstars Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt, James Ellsworth, Dean Ambrose, Edge, and Shane McMahon, AJ Styles was front and center for the Phenom's declaration. (more...)
Minnesota D haults Washington State in Holiday Bowl Minnesota D haults Washington State in Holiday Bowl
- December 30, 2016

It was our fault.”. And when it didn't work out, I think we got frantic. The nine wins were the most for Minnesota since 2003, but the support Claeys expressed on Twitter for his players while the boycott was in place complicated his job status because the tone of his December 15 tweet hinted at conflict with his boss Coyle. (more...)
Steve Smith Likely To Retire After Sunday's Ravens Vs. Bengals Game
- December 29, 2016

Football has given me more than I probably can give football back. Being recognized by the team that drafted him in the third round out of Utah in 2001 is important to Smith, who still lives in Charlotte and hosts a couple of charitable events here each year. (more...)
Buffalo Bills fire head coach Rex Ryan, along with his brother Rob
- December 28, 2016

Ryan didn't do a bad job in Buffalo. But Ryan is a respected defensive mind and players truly do like playing for him. "We're loaded with talent (on defense)", said Ryan. In overtime, on Jay Ajayi's 57-yard scamper, a play that ultimately set up the Dolphins for the game-winning field goal, the Bills had just 10 men on the field . (more...)
Pedro scores incredible chipped goal in Chelsea's win over Bournemouth Pedro scores incredible chipped goal in Chelsea's win over Bournemouth
- December 27, 2016

Kante's absence, meanwhile, saw Fabregas recalled to partner Nemanja Matic at the heart of Antonio Conte's midfield. I choose this kind of solution with Eden, Pedro and Willian. Two goals from Pedro and Eden Hazard's penalty kick ensured Antonio Conte's side bettered a run of 11 victories set over two seasons in 2009, beginning in April under Guus Hiddink and ending in September under Carlo Ancelotti. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss says he is 'immune to excessive reactions'
- December 27, 2016

Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. "He always makes a point when he comes on, because he's scored many times when he's come on", Wenger said. ARSENE WENGER and Tony Pulis looked like best buds before the game when they greeted each other with a warm embrace down by the tunnel. "There's a special thing happening for a player in the dressing room". (more...)
Sam Allardyce says priority is plugging leaks at Crystal Palace
- December 27, 2016

Adlene Guedioura tested Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey late on with a powerful long-range strike after a sublime piece of skill as Watford went in search of the win, but the keeper was not overly anxious by the midfielder's attempt and the match ended all square. (more...)
Dana White: Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Will Never Happen
- December 26, 2016

This fight is never happening. "The problem with the rubber match is Diaz is a 170 pounder". While McGregor stopped throwing nothing but power shots, he did manage to connect with a lovely left hook that clipped Diaz's jaw and sent him tumbling to the mat. (more...)
QB Aaron Rodgers leads Packers' late-season charge
- December 26, 2016

Rodgers hasn't thrown an interception in the last six games, tying the franchise record. Kickoff will be at 8:30 p.m. The betting odds for the game have the Packers favored to pick up the win at home. Rodgers completed his first 10 passes, had a ideal passer rating (158.3) through one-quarter and three touchdown passes over the first 23 minutes of the contest as the Packers built up a 21-6 advantage against a team not exactly equipped to win a shoot-out. (more...)