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Ten of the best Super Bowl commercials of all Ten of the best Super Bowl commercials of all
- February 05, 2017

We all know that football is a team sport, well so is producing a broadcast of the year's biggest football game, the Super Bowl . Hyundai's Super Bowl ad was not available for pre-screening, because it hadn't been shot yet. So it's no wonder they have plenty of fans. Thus, a successful Super Bowl ad generates a lot of return beyond just the initial viewers. But watching the "ghost" lead a schlubby guy to realize the value of friendship through beer is kinda entertaining - and pretty ... (more...)
Pep Guardiola: 'Fernandinho is crucial to Manchester City' Pep Guardiola: 'Fernandinho is crucial to Manchester City'
- February 02, 2017

Even though West Ham are improving it seems like a good bet to make would be a victory by the visitors tonight. He said: "This club is not about finishing second or third". The Hammers have aspirations of competing at the top-end of the table on a regular basis, but will need to adjust to their new surroundings if they are to achieve that goal. (more...)
Ayew brothers send Ghana to the AFCON semi-finals Ayew brothers send Ghana to the AFCON semi-finals
- January 31, 2017

Frenchman Renard had been hoping to become the first coach to win the trophy three times with three different countries after triumphs with Zambia in 2012 and the Ivory Coast in 2015. The newly-inaugurated VEEP of Ghana , however, cautioned the team to be wary of Cameroon , as they might not be an easy team to vanquish. However, the major action took part in the second half with Jordan Ayew scoring the opening goal for Ghana in the 63 minute. (more...)
Camila Cabello in Her First Public Performance Since Leaving Fifth Harmony
- January 31, 2017

Camila sounded incredible, and looked just as good in a sporty bomber jacket and high-waisted trousers as she belted out the sexy duet with Machine Gun Kelly , AKA Richard Colson Baker. "Over the past several months we have consistently made every effort to sit down and discuss the future of Fifth Harmony and Camila ". Outside of Fifth Harmony and her collaboration with MGK, Cabello has also had success with a 2015 duet with Shawn Mendes. (more...)
How to watch Egypt vs. Morocco
- January 31, 2017

Egypt has put an end to the Moroccan curse, defeating Morocco for the first time in 31 years at the 2017 African Cup of Nations. The seven-times winners were on the back foot for much of the last eight game against their north African rivals but grabbed the victor from an 87th minute corner. (more...)
Will be assessed ahead of Chelsea match Will be assessed ahead of Chelsea match
- January 31, 2017

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse said their 2017 African Nations Cup quarter-final defeat to Cameroon was hard to take after going down 5-4 on penalties on Saturday. - Cameroon's last four goals at the AFCON have all come from outside the box whilst the last three recorded by Senegal have also come from outside the penalty area. (more...)
First US Service Member Dies In Trump's War On Islamic Terror
- January 31, 2017

One of the children was eight-year old Anwar al-Awlaki, the daughter of preacher Anwar al-Awlaki, believed the United States to be a high-level al-Qaeda recruiter and killed in a USA drone strike in 2011. Yemen, an impoverished Arab country, has been gripped by one of the most active regional Al-Qaida insurgencies in the Middle East. Other sources spoke of U.S. (more...)
Shabaab attacks Kenya army base in Somalia Shabaab attacks Kenya army base in Somalia
- January 30, 2017

Kenyan soldiers with the African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia "fiercely engaged" the al-Shabab fighters who tried to penetrate the base with an explosives-laden vehicle, Njuguna said . Earlier this month, the country marked the first anniversary of the deadly attack in Somalia where almost 150 soldiers were killed. The town's proximity to Somalia makes it an easy target for Al-Shabaab militants to carry out its attacks. (more...)
Nadal, Federer to face off in Australian Open finals Nadal, Federer to face off in Australian Open finals
- January 28, 2017

A lot of fans are hoping that Nadal is able to come through so that they can see the dream final being relived all over again. The Spaniard will take on his long-time rival on Sunday in Melbourne , in their ninth Grand Slam final, as he looks to add a 15th major to his collection. (more...)
Southampton's Long sends Liverpool packing in EFL Cup Southampton's Long sends Liverpool packing in EFL Cup
- January 27, 2017

Klopp, in his programme notes, wrote: "It is in moments such as these, with the focus being on us to see how we react to setbacks, where I believe these players will show their very best qualities". "But as a football club you also need fans, you need people who say, 'OK, now my club is ruined or we have been relegated, but I love this club". "Coutinho has just got back and before that injury he was the difference in so many games, while Mane is missing and he is the one that gives them the ... (more...)
'Mike Tyson's Punch Out' predicts Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather super fight 'Mike Tyson's Punch Out' predicts Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather super fight
- January 26, 2017

Mayweather and McGregor, of course, have been going back and forth on social media for a while, creating buzz about a potential megafight between the boxing legend and UFC superstar. In an interview with Fox Sports , Pacquiao was quoted as saying, "In boxing?" 'I didn't see footage of Conor sparring. McGregor, on the the other hand, did get himself a boxing license in the state of California, but remains to be unclear about his next career move. (more...)
No rest for Spurs as they visit Raptors No rest for Spurs as they visit Raptors
- January 25, 2017

Behind eight points from Aldridge, the Spurs padded their lead to 13 with 3:15 to go in the first half. "I thought it was a really competitive game, anybody could have won the thing", said Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. Bradley Beal scored 13 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, and the Wizards rolled up a season-high point total to extend their home winning streak to 14 games. (more...)
Tommy Fleetwood no longer England's forgotten man after Abu Dhabi win Tommy Fleetwood no longer England's forgotten man after Abu Dhabi win
- January 24, 2017

Even his driving, the strongest part of his game, went awry. Playing his first event in the Middle East, Johnson started the final round in the last group and on the back of a 64 on Saturday. Fleetwood, 26, from Southport, said of his win: "I didn't see this coming". "You don't want to be hanging around". "I felt like I played a little bit better than yesterday". (more...)
Venus Williams advances to Aussie Open quarters
- January 23, 2017

But Cibulkova, who had never lost to Makarova in three previous matches, won five games in a row to change the momentum of the game. In a momentum-swing match featuring some long streaks of games and 11 service breaks, Makarova got the decisive break in the eighth game of the deciding set and closed it next. (more...)
Gus Bradley joining Los Angeles Chargers as defensive coordinator Gus Bradley joining Los Angeles Chargers as defensive coordinator
- January 22, 2017

For as bad as Bradley was as the head coach with the Jacksonville Jaguars, he was tremendous coordinating the defense of the Seattle Seahawks from 2009-12 - a period of time in which the Legion of Boom became a household name. It was believed that the 49ers were the front-runners for his services, where he might have joined presumed head coach and former Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan. (more...)
Manchester United Extend Antonio Valencia's Stay For Another Year Manchester United Extend Antonio Valencia's Stay For Another Year
- January 21, 2017

The 53-year-old told reporters: "I don't see it as a reward, he is simply the best right-back you can have, there is no better right-back in football. After having not played for United in nearly 3 months without any specific injuries, it remains to be seen if Shaw make a reappearance in the first team before the end of the season. (more...)
Falcons WR Julio Jones 'ready to go' versus Packers Falcons WR Julio Jones 'ready to go' versus Packers
- January 21, 2017

He was forced to miss Wednesday's practice as a result of the injury, though Dan Quinn said there's no doubt he'll play Sunday. "We were pleased with his response and how quickly he came back and had good bounce", Quinn said. Despite Ryan's deep list of targets, Jones remains a key to the Falcons' hopes of reaching only their second Super Bowl. Jones played 58 percent of the snaps against the Falcons and caught six passes for 67 yards and a touchdown before leaving the game for good. (more...)
Raiders file for relocation to Las Vegas Raiders file for relocation to Las Vegas
- January 20, 2017

This is just a first step in a relocation process, and it will require yes votes from three quarters of all National Football League team owners, or 24 votes. . Raider Naiton has seen multiple attempts by the Raiders to move. Should the Raiders be allowed to move to Nevada, it would be the third relocation approval in one year. (more...)
Former 49ers OC expected to join Bears coaching staff
- January 19, 2017

Shanahan would remain a top candidate for most any head coaching job next year, while the 49ers would be in a crisis of sorts were he to decline their offer next week, as they need to replenish a full front office and coaching staff. The interview with Ballard never happened because the Chiefs reportedly blocked it; a source says the team gave Ballard a salary increase in response. (more...)
UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather
- January 16, 2017

In an MMA fight, there's little doubt that Mayweather would struggle, but the bout being talked about would take place in the boxing ring under boxing rules. Promotional muscles would flex and cross promote this event across every pulsing multi-media platform for months with promises on loop, that McGregor's dynamite power and unorthodox movement may finally provide a kryptonite to solve the defensive Mayweather enigma... (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino admits a difficulty at Tottenham Hotspur
- January 14, 2017

However, this weekend they face a tricky test in West Brom. who visit the Lane desperate to pick up their third league victory in a row, after an impressive win away to Southampton and comfortable home triumph over Hull City. As seen in the tweets below, Chris Brunt is a doubt after missing out last weekend while Jonny Evans has been ruled out of the game through injury. (more...)
Steelers assistant Porter to coach Sunday Steelers assistant Porter to coach Sunday
- January 14, 2017

He has had multiple run-ins with the law in the past, including a 2010 arrest for suspicion of drunken driving and an accusation of assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest. The team is scheduled to play Kansas City in the AFC divisional-round playoff game Sunday. Porter's attorney says they didn't file a complaint about the officer's conduct. (more...)
Dimitri Payet wants to leave West Ham United, says 'angry' Slaven Bilic Dimitri Payet wants to leave West Ham United, says 'angry' Slaven Bilic
- January 13, 2017

Dimitri Payet has dropped a bombshell on West Ham by informing the club he no longer wishes to play for them. He wants to leave , ' said West Ham boss Slaven Bilic. It's not a money issue. However West Ham insist that Payet will not be sold during this transfer window. Of course, there were the inevitable rumours about temperament, failure to bond well with teammates and coaching reports that indicated an unwillingness to work when things were going against him. (more...)
Vance Joseph: Broncos expected to offer job to Vance Joseph
- January 12, 2017

For his part, Phillips told Denver's 1340-AM that he was happy that Joseph got the job. Now, it is up to Joseph to put the right pieces in place-both with his coaches and scheme-to keep Denver's defense dominant, just as Elway wants. Kubiak announced he was stepping away from coaching because of health issues at the end of the season. After a standout career at Shaw, Joseph attended the University of Colorado and helped the Buffaloes win an NCAA championship. (more...)
Cal fires head coach Sonny Dykes
- January 10, 2017

The news comes somewhat of a surprise given that the team has not played since their November 26 victory over UCLA, but Williams stated that Dykes' December interview for Baylor's head coaching position played a factor in the university's decision. (more...)
CFP National Championship Odds, Spread: Alabama vs. Clemson CFP National Championship Odds, Spread: Alabama vs. Clemson
- January 08, 2017

Pick your reference point. It later was deemed "Clemsoning", a term that often fires up Swinney. Asked how he was doing personally, Sarkisian said succinctly: "Life is good". To follow up on what McFarland said, the loss of Kiffin calling plays on Monday as well as an improved Clemson defense should allow them to keep Howard from going off on the Tigers. (more...)
Djokovic wins, then poses for selfie with his opponent Djokovic wins, then poses for selfie with his opponent
- January 05, 2017

Murray has now won 26 consecutive matches and looked sharp ahead of the first major of the season. The Scot, though, fell flat with partner Mariusz Fyrstenberg losing to David Marrero and Nenad Zimonjic 6-2, 6-4. Both men earned two breaks apiece during the match but the 24-year-old Slovak used his timely second to his advantage in the decider to serve out one of his biggest victories in his career so far. (more...)
Adam Adam "Pacman" Jones Addresses Recent Arrest: "None Of This Makes Sense"
- January 05, 2017

Jones asserted that he has witnesses who will help him debunk allegations that he pushed a man and poked him in the eye. Jones' attorney said that he waited to police to arrive on the scene and was arrested before he could explain himself. (more...)
Ohio State Fans React To J.T. Barrett's Decision Ohio State Fans React To J.T. Barrett's Decision
- January 05, 2017

Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett did something Wednesday that most people expected him to do. Ohio State has already lost three early entrants to the National Football League draft. "I didn't really give [the future] that much thought, but it will be really hard for me to walk away when we just lost 31-0", Barrett said Saturday night. (more...)
Tennessee Titans beat Houston Texans to win consolation prize Tennessee Titans beat Houston Texans to win consolation prize
- January 02, 2017

Rishard Matthews led all receivers with 9 receptions for 114 yards and 1 touchdown. With the boost in field position, the Titans took advantage with a drive that leaned heavily on Derrick Henry, and eventually ended with a 2-yard touchdown for Henry. (more...)