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Sports Eugenie Bouchard is going to the Super Bowl with her Twitter date
Author: 0 Eugenie Bouchard is going to the Super Bowl with her Twitter date

On Monday, NFL Canada tweeted at Bouchard and University of Missouri senior John Goehrke , inviting the two to attend Super Bowl LII as their guests. Last week, the top-seeded Simona Halep eliminated Bouchard in the second round of the 2018 Australian Open. The tweeter was delighted to come onboard again.

Sports Seamus Coleman ready for return to action
Author: 0 Seamus Coleman ready for return to action

He said: " There wasn't anything that came flooding back to me, or flashbacks, I was just devastated for my best friend in football ". The right-back has been sidelined since March 2017 after suffering a awful double-leg break following an ill-timed challenge from Wales left-back Neil Taylor and it's been a long, arduous road to recovery for him.

Sports League wants cut if gambling passes
Author: 0 League wants cut if gambling passes

As small as a one percent cut appears on the surface, the impact seems exponentially larger when you take into consideration that the state of Nevada accumulated $4.5 billion in sports wagers in 2016. There's fantasy sports, daily fantasy and of course, all the betting that goes on legally in Las Vegas. A recent report from Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, which tracks gambling legislation nationwide, predicts that as many as 18 states will introduce bills to regulate sports betting this year.

Sports Le'Veon Bell confident on getting long-term extension with Pittsburgh Steelers
Author: 0 Le'Veon Bell confident on getting long-term extension with Pittsburgh Steelers

Antonio Brown and his contract extension were the Steelers' most immediate offseason priorities past year, general manager Kevin Colbert has said. Bell, Steelers in "happy" place over contract talks that started early. "We can definitely do that". It now looks like things might be on the up and up between the two sides. I also want to get everything done. They may have to give a little.

Author: 0 Sports Illustrated unveils Patriots, Eagles Super Bowl covers

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are going back to the Super Bowl in search of a sixth title. While the veteran was unable to produce a sack against the Minnesota Vikings , he made his presence felt by applying unrelenting pressure to go with two pass deflections and a fumble recovery.

Sports Mike Trout all in on Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl
Author: 0 Mike Trout all in on Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl

Unless you're in New England or Philadelphia , six months from now you might be hard pressed to remember who won Super Bowl LII or whatever number it is. "It won't be a problem in a couple of weeks, which I'm really happy about". "Hey, Tom Brady. Pretty boy Tom Brady". "If you are going play in a game like this it might as well be against one of the most successful franchises in all of sports outside of the New York Yankees", explained Stoutland, who resides in a suburb of ...

Sports Mascherano to leave Barcelona after eight years
Author: 0 Mascherano to leave Barcelona after eight years

In eight years at the club the 33-year-old won 18 trophies, including four La Liga titles and two Champions Leagues . Mascherano has lost his place in the Barcelona first team this season with Ernesto Valverde preferring Samuel Umtiti to partner Gerard Pique at centre back.

Sports Brad Marchand suspended 5 games for elbowing Devils' Johansson
Author: 0 Brad Marchand suspended 5 games for elbowing Devils' Johansson

That's because Brad Marchand was handed a five-game suspension from the NHL 's Department of Player Safety on Wednesday, extending a long rap sheet for the 29-year-old winger. "While we acknowledge Marchand's argument that he is attempting to defend himself from oncoming contact, it is Marchand who initiates contact on this play".

Sports Kerber downs Keys in quarters
Author: 0 Kerber downs Keys in quarters

Six-time champion Novak Djokovic, 2017 victor Roger Federer and 2016 champion Angelique Kerber will look to book quarterfinal spots on Day 8 of at Melbourne Park. "I'm really happy that I'm back in the quarter-finals", said the Romanian, who last made it this far in 2015 and has been nursing a troublesome ankle that she rolled in her first-round match.

Sports Police investigating Florida State QB Deondre Francois after alleged domestic violence incident
Author: 0 Police investigating Florida State QB Deondre Francois after alleged domestic violence incident

The quarterback and the woman, whom the Tampa Bay Times identified as his girlfriend and also a resident in the home where Francois lives, gave very different accounts of the incident, according the police report. A police report states Francois made the call because his girlfriend began breaking items and tried pulling a TV off the wall in his apartment, prompting him to grab her and try to carry her out of the apartment.

Sports Federer reaches Australian Open semis, on course for 20th Grand Slam title
Author: 0 Federer reaches Australian Open semis, on course for 20th Grand Slam title

In the ninth game, Federer , was up 40-15 on Berdych's serve. Berdych, the 19th seed, earned his place in the last eight with a 6-1 6-4 6-4 win over Italy's Fabio Fognini . I predict a rematch of a year ago, Federer vs. Nadal. During the competition he has already seen off one of the Australian Open's most successful players Novak Djokovic .

Sports Alexis Sanchez: I don't mind what position I play at Manchester United
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez: I don't mind what position I play at Manchester United

Alexis Sanchez is now a Manchester United player after he completed his move from the Emirates to the Theatre of Dreams on Monday 22 in the evening on a swap deal that saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan moving to Arsenal. "He creates chances, he defends well, he can absorb distances and he's very committed as well". Maybe it will work out for him at Arsenal and he'll set the place on fire, so I'm not sure who has got the best part of the deal, but Sanchez has scored and assisted more goals in the ...

Sports Leeds abandon new badge after only six hours!
Author: 0 Leeds abandon new badge after only six hours!

Jonny Bairstow, the Yorkshire and England cricketer, dubbed the design "absolutely shocking". The Championship side are scrapping their current badge, which they have had for almost 20 years, and replacing it with a new badge. Leeds, who celebrate their centenary in 2019, said the badge "represents the passion and the unique identity that runs deep through the club". Some fans got behind the club's intent if not its execution.

Sports Los Angeles Clippers vs. Boston Celtics
Author: 0 Los Angeles Clippers vs. Boston Celtics

Celtics: Al Horford returned with 13 points and 12 rebounds after missing the last game in the concussion protocol after taking an elbow to the head. During their last five games, the Clippers have scored an average of 115.8 points per game (8.0 above their season average) and allowed an average of 112.4 points per game (4.9 above their season average).

Sports Panthers followed protocol in Newton concussion evaluation
Author: 0 Panthers followed protocol in Newton concussion evaluation

Newton was immediately evaluated for a concussion and cleared by the team physician and unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant", the union said in its statement. The medical team acted with an abundance of caution. The Panthers checked Newton for a concussion in the sideline medical tent before clearing him to return to the game.

Sports Chelsea closing in on double deal for Edin Dzeko, Emerson Palmieri
Author: 0 Chelsea closing in on double deal for Edin Dzeko, Emerson Palmieri

Roma's director of football, Monchi , speaking on Friday said - "Whatever will be will be". Antonio Conte has already confirmed the loan move of Kenedy to Chelsea which means that it is highly likely that Palmieri's move is almost complete - as it's unlikely that the Italian would have allowed Kenedy to move without adequate cover in the wide positions.

Sports UCF Knights Football to be Honored at the 2018 NFL Pro Bowl
Author: 0 UCF Knights Football to be Honored at the 2018 NFL Pro Bowl

Green noted that the team will be honored on the field after the first quarter of Sunday's Pro Bowl. The NFL is doing something rather interesting at this year's game as it will honour the University of Central Florida's football team. Now that we know for certain that it will be the New England Patriots versus the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII, the Pro Bowl rosters have also been updated.

Sports NFL Rejects 'Please Stand' Ad from Veterans Group
Author: 0 NFL Rejects 'Please Stand' Ad from Veterans Group

The NFL argues the ad was too political, saying the Super Bowl program is created to commemorate and celebrate the game, the players, and the Super Bowl itself. The print advertisement, produced by a pro-veteran advocacy organization called AMVETS, simply says #PleaseStand and then asks for a $20 donation to help those that have served in the military.

Sports Aymeric Laporte agrees Manchester City move?
Author: 0 Aymeric Laporte agrees Manchester City move?

The 23-year-old has always been tipped to become a world-class defender, and has been linked with a host of Europes biggest clubs over the last few seasons. One additional benefit of signing the young Frenchman is that he would be eligible to play in the Champions League. City are in talks to sign Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte , Sky Sports News understands.

Sports Alexis Sanchez moves to Manchester United; Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Arsenal in return
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez moves to Manchester United; Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Arsenal in return

The 28-year-old has been patiently waiting to complete his switch to Old Trafford while Arsenal thrashed out terms with Henrikh Mkhitaryan - who's moving to north London in the opposite direction. Wenger said: "I didn't pick Alexis today because of the question of his transfer to Manchester United , and you can not drive up north as well as play football".

Sports Reus returns, Aubameyang all-smiles at Dortmund
Author: 0 Reus returns, Aubameyang all-smiles at Dortmund

Aubameyang fuelled speculation he was on his way to Arsenal yesterday by packing up his vehicle with boxes. Arsenal are believed to have already agreed personal terms with the Gabon International striker, but are still trying to negotiate a deal with his current employers, Borussia Dortmund .

Sports Sylvester Stallone Predicts Eagles Win Super Bowl Vs. Patriots 'By Knockout'
Author: 0 Sylvester Stallone Predicts Eagles Win Super Bowl Vs. Patriots 'By Knockout'

The Eagles' 38-7 romp over the Minnesota Vikings sent the "underdog" Philadelphia Eagles to the Super Bowl to face the New England Patriots in two weeks. Somebody from the Bud Light social media team caught wind of Johnson's free beer promise and made a decision to take advantage of the marketing opportunity dropped in their laps by saying they would provide the beer.

Sports Federer hoodwinks Gasquet to breeze into the Last 16
Author: 0 Federer hoodwinks Gasquet to breeze into the Last 16

The 36-year-old is bidding to win his 20th grand slam title and is the oldest man to reach the last eight at a major since American Jimmy Connors (39 years) at the 1991 US Open. The temperature peaked at Melbourne Park on Friday at 40.2°C. She will compete against unseeded Naomi Osaka on Monday morning. Chung moves on to take on the Novak Djokovic who beat up on Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-2, 6-, 6-3.

Sports Michael Carrick to 'become first-team coach at club'
Author: 0 Michael Carrick to 'become first-team coach at club'

Sanchez's imminent signing should add so much more immediacy and thrust to the United team, but the absence of such qualities today should not obscure what was still an impressive win in its own way. "I'm pleased how far we have come as a team", he said. Manchester United '08 XI's Michael Carrick applauds fans after the match. When asked about the shut-outs, Mourinho said: "We defended well since the beginning of the season".

Sports Egyptian FA president talks up Real Madrid move for Mo Salah
Author: 0 Egyptian FA president talks up Real Madrid move for Mo Salah

Salah made the switch to Anfield from Roma last summer for a reported 42million euros and he has been in sensational form ever since, scoring 18 Premier League goals from 22 appearances. The 25-year-old, who has recently joined the new Major League Soccer club on a season-long loan from Swiss side Basel, expressed his respect for Liverpool winger and Egypt national team teammate Salah, saying he's "a great player and person".

Sports Buzz builds for Tiger's Torrey Pines return
Author: 0 Buzz builds for Tiger's Torrey Pines return

This, of course, is not a normal week. He has endured four back surgeries in recent years but offered an optimistic review of his week in the Bahamas after taking things slow with his latest recovery. He finished three shots ahead of C.T. Pan and Charles Howell III . "I've got to push on and see if I can win bigger (events) and see how far I can go", said Davis.

Sports Iwobi among scorers as rampant Arsenal end winless run
Author: 0 Iwobi among scorers as rampant Arsenal end winless run

Iwobi's goal was his second league goal of the season and his first in three months with his last goal coming in October 2017 in a 2-0 win against Brighton. "January has been hard for us, destabilising". Meanwhile, Arsenal were reported on Saturday to have made a £44.1 million offer for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang .