Eugenie Bouchard meets 'Super Bowl Twitter date' for Nets game

University student John Goehrke was the biggest victor, earning himself a dream date with Bouchard after waging a bet over the outcome of the match that she was quick to honour. Another important lesson here, besides never betting against Brady, is that the internet can really do anything. It's awesome. I was a little bit anxious because his profile picture was a picture of Tiger Woods. Read More

The Internet Is Sounding Off About Karlie Kloss's Japan-Themed Vogue Shoot

The Internet Is Sounding Off About Karlie Kloss's Japan-Themed Vogue Shoot

Some reminded her followers that Kloss had been accused of cultural appropriation before, but the model promised her "future shoots" would "reflect" a better mission. She added , "My goal is, and always will be, to empower and inspire women". The Japanese-inspired spread forms part of the magazine's March edition which celebrates the diversity of the "modern American woman". Read More

United States government seeks $100m from Armstrong

United States government seeks $100m from Armstrong

District Judge Christopher R. "Casey" Cooper declared that the issue of damages "must ... be left to a jury". Cooper's ruling said Armstrong makes a "persuasive case", but that any decision on damages should be left to a jury. "As the court's opinion reveals, there is no actual evidence of any quantifiable financial harm to the USPS", said Elliot R. Peters, lead attorney for Armstrong. Read More

Royals sign pitcher Travis Wood to two-year deal

Royals sign pitcher Travis Wood to two-year deal

Cubs head coach, Joe Maddon , utilized Wood in the outfield during a handful of games where he actually made some incredible catches. Wood notched a solid 2.95 ERA and 6.9 K/9 in 61 innings over 77 relief appearances past year in Chicago, where he last appeared as a regular starter in 2014. Read More

Knicks Lift MSG Ban On Charles Oakley Following Meeting

The ordeal began last Wednesday during the Knicks-Clippers game when the former NY forward and beloved big man was arrested and charged with three counts of assault. Sources with Madison Square Garden and Oakley have confirmed that the ban was lifted. Oakley told the New York Post on Saturday following his release from jail that he was minding his own business when team security approached his seat. Read More

Guardiola: Aguero's Future At City Is Quite Uncertain

The fact that he was able to walk off the field will certainly give them hope that it is only a minor knock and he will be back in time for the Champions League visit of Monaco on February 21st. The Catalan reiterated that he is keen to keep his top scorer and said he has conveyed the same message to the striker in private. 78'- CLOSE! Fernandinho gets clear off Daniels from Silva's free-kick but heads wide when it may have been easier to head on target. Read More

Leicester slump 'unbelievable', says Ranieri

It is is stark contrast to this campaign. Manchester City are the only English side to have been relegated the season after winning the title, when the crashed out of the top division in 1938. "We scored two really good goals and the one just before half-time gave us a lot of confidence". The manager added: "I speak with the owner". A few weeks ago there was uncertainty, but after last weeks results that doubt is gone: Leicester City are in the middle of a fight for Premier League ... Read More

Quake kills 6 in Surigao

Quake kills 6 in Surigao

Taguiwalo said that the Field Office has facilitated with a water company for the delivery on Saturday of 2,500 gallons of water to Brgy Taft, Surigao City, where there is the most number of damaged houses and residents opted to stay on the streets. Read More

Russian athlete stripped of London 2012 gold medal

Russian athlete stripped of London 2012 gold medal

In a press release, CAS said there was "clear evidence" Savinova had been doping from July 2010, just before the European Championships, to the 2013 World Championships in August. It took the action as the decision-making authority while Russia's athletics federation remains banned over the country's state-backed doping scandal. Read More

Kyle Shanahan Leaving Falcons To Accept Head Coaching Job In San Francisco

He'll turn 24 later this month, and should only miss about month of the regular season. The son of two-time Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Shanahan was rumored to be the next 49ers coach for the last several weeks, but had to wait till after the Atlanta Falcons' season ended. Read More

UFC 208 Embedded - Big names share big hopes

Even when I first went into MMA, it was, 'I want to be the only fighter that has had championships of the highest in both boxing and MMA, ' and I was able to do that. Or she might not fight for two years and then say, 'I'm really aching for it. After a non-title TKO win over Stephan Bonnar at UFC 153, he lost his middleweight belt to Chris Weidman, then badly broke his leg in their rematch. Read More

Marlins reportedly have deal in place to sell the team

Ozanian cited two anonymous sources, who told him that the potential buyer is a New York City real estate developer who does not now have the liquid assets to purchase the team. Sure the team won the World Series in his second year in charge of it. The Marlins have not finished with a winning record since 2009. But the team plays in newer ballpark in Marlins Park, which was just opened in 2012, and there's young talent headlined by Giancarlo Stanton, so there is potential there to build a ... Read More

Knicks' Carmelo Anthony to Clippers in 3-team blockbuster?

Many have disagreed with the way that Jackson has been going about his attempt to get Anthony to waive his no-trade clause, with analysts and agents' alike saying that they believe Jackson is actually hurting Melo's value. Jackson also apparently has criticized Anthony cryptically via Twitter and through an article written by a longtime confidant. Anthony believed that was Jackson's opinion. Read More

Ill Rooney left out of Manchester United squad

Ill Rooney left out of Manchester United squad

The urgent tone in Kasper Schmeichel's voice said everything about the fate that has befallen Leicester City, fairytale Premier League champions become shock relegation candidates. The win moved City above Arsenal and Liverpool into third place on the table. United scored three goals in an eight-minute period either side of halftime at King Power Stadium . Read More

Yaya Toure urges calm over Gabriel Jesus

City manager Pep Guardiola said Aguero was an important member of the squad but added that "it must not be easy" for the Argentina striker. "It was a good performance [against Swansea]", he said. "In the time it takes for that ball to go back and be taken from the correct place, I am confident my team is in a more organised state than it was when they took the free kick". Read More

Israel Passes Bill That Retroactively Legalizes Jewish Settlements

The Balfour Declaration, which declared "the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people" on November 2, 1917, officially became part of global law when the League of Nations adopted it in 1922. Haaretz said that Israeli Mossad Chief Yossi Cohen and acting National Security Adviser Yaakov Nagel met with Trump's top National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and other aides two days before Trump's inauguration on 20 January. Read More

Cavaliers to work out Kirk Hinrich, Mario Chalmers, Lance Stephenson, Jordan Farmar

I got a history versus Kirk. In order to be eligible for this year's playoffs, any player who has appeared in an National Basketball Association game this season must be waived (or bought out) by March 1. You may recall that LeBron and Stephenson shared some moments in the Eastern Conference finals in both 2013 and 2014, the most memorable of which involved Stephenson blowing in James' ear during a stoppage in play. Read More

Luol Deng critical of President Trump's travel and immigration ban

Deng is not personally expected to be impacted as a result of the order. To really see a light at the end of the tunnel and to go toward that light and then that light is turned off is very hard, not just individually, but for the family. Sometimes things happen that's out of your control, and all you can do is pray and be positive for a change". Deng stressed the struggles of refugees to simply survive and then escape the violence around them and urged people not to become numb to their ... Read More

Ayew brothers score to send Ghana into AFCON semis

Ayew brothers score to send Ghana into AFCON semis

On Wednesday, Burkina Faso will host Egypt at Stade De L'Amitie in Libreville in the first semifinal. Like el-Hadary and Egypt , these Ghanaians have strong ties to African Cup history: The Ayew brothers are the sons of Abedi Pele, a member of the last Ghana team to lift the African Cup more than three decades ago. Read More

Arsenal get giant killers Sutton in fantastic FA cup draw

Arsenal get giant killers Sutton in fantastic FA cup draw

Manchester United, the current trophy holders, tied Arsenal with their 12th win in the 2015-16 FA Cup. "Sometimes you are exhausted and we have got a few older lads, but if we come in not feeling the best, the gaffer [Doswell] lets us do our own little thing in training". Read More

Liverpool to rush Mane back from AFCON 2017 for Chelsea tie

Liverpool to rush Mane back from AFCON 2017 for Chelsea tie

When asked whether he would be available for the Premier League clash, Klopp said, as per the Guardian : "I don't know exactly". "We need to wait to bring the plane from A to B. "But it is not that he can decide games by himself or we should expect this". However, they have failed to win any of the last four home league games against Chelsea (D2, L2). Read More

Suspected US drone kills 2 alleged al-Qaida Yemen fighters

One of the children killed was the 8-year-old daughter of Anwar al-Awlaki, a radical Yemeni-American cleric killed in a USA airstrike in Yemen in 2011, according to the girl's grandfather. Yemeni security and tribal officials say a suspected US drone strike killed two al-Qaida militants in the country's central region. If confirmed, the raid would be the first in the country by the American military since Yemen descended into civil war almost two years ago. Read More

Egypt Sink Wasteful Morocco To Book AFCON Semi-Final Spot

Moroccan defender Romain Saiss and midfielder Mbark Boussoufa were both denied by the crossbar. Egypt will now meet Burkina Faso on Wednesday for a place in the final, while Ghana will meet Cameroon on Thursday. The Frenchman led Zambia to unlikely triumph in 2012, and won the 2015 title with Cote D'Ivoire. But they were wasteful in front of goal and were made to pay as extra-time loomed. Read More

At least 20 killed in Somali rebel attack

At least 20 killed in Somali rebel attack

Al-Shabab militants attacked a military base of Kenyan soldiers in Somalia on Friday, a Kenyan military spokesman said. According to witnesses, the militants attacked the town and captured the base in the morning incident, in what seems like a copy-paste attack to last year's attack at the El-Adde base. Read More

It's Federer and Nadal for Old Times' Sake

It's Federer and Nadal for Old Times' Sake

Federer beat Wawrinka in a five-setter Thursday night. The two icons of the sport have won 31 major singles titles between them - with Federer chasing a record-breaking 18. It's exciting for me and for both of us that we are still there and we are still fighting for important events. Federer raced into a two-set lead, playing scintillating tennis and appearing to reduce Wawrinka to tears as the reigning US Open champion called for an injury time-out ahead of the third set. Read More