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Sports Fuming Everton boss Allardyce brands Arsenal thrashing a 'disaster'
Author: 0 Fuming Everton boss Allardyce brands Arsenal thrashing a 'disaster'

Petr Cech believes a club of Arsenal's stature "belongs in the Champions League" but warns they need big improvements to return to the competition. Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan talks up the team's style after providing three assists on his full debut to help the Gunners thrash Everton at the Emirates.

Sports Winning TD for Eagles extra clear-cut than Dez Bryant 'non-catch'
Author: 0 Winning TD for Eagles extra clear-cut than Dez Bryant 'non-catch'

The question that many New England Patriot fans will be asking is, was ruling Ertz's score that gave the Eagles the win a legitimate touchdown and ultimately the right call? While it still seems as if Bryant and the Cowboys were undone by a shoddy National Football League rule , the play wasn't as clear-cut as Ertz's touchdown Sunday night.

Sports Brady wins MVP, Rams get 3 awards
Author: 0 Brady wins MVP, Rams get 3 awards

And no, that's not a typo: Owens finally got in after getting snubbed in each of the past two years. Houston rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson, despite playing in only seven games before a season-ending knee injury, got the other vote. Jacksonville reached the playoffs for the first time in 10 years and pushed the Patriots to the final minute in the AFC championship game. "This kid could be a slot starter on most teams".

Sports Sharma wins second European Tour title in Malaysia
Author: 0 Sharma wins second European Tour title in Malaysia

Revitalised New Zealand No.1 Ryan Fox believes there's better to come after his career-high third placing at the European Tour event in Kuala Lumpur. "It was really solid, not quite as good as I started yesterday but I gave myself a bunch of chances and closed well but Shubhankar played some awesome golf out there to shoot 10 [under] and that's pretty hard to catch", Fox told the European Tour website.

Sports Subzero wind chills did little to deter Super Bowl fans
Author: 0 Subzero wind chills did little to deter Super Bowl fans

Super Bowl volunteers, who stood outside for hours at a time cheerfully directing visitors and natives around the street closures and toward the stadium, said the cold was less biting in the NFL-provided garb they wore. Who will play in the 2019 Super Bowl? The goal is to capture the attention of the more than 110 million viewers expected to tune in to the big game on February 4 - ideally by striking an emotional chord with the game audience that will rub off on brands.

Sports Lewis, Moss, Urlacher among 8 selected to Hall of Fame
Author: 0 Lewis, Moss, Urlacher among 8 selected to Hall of Fame

Doom". Already a member of the Eagles Hall of Fame, and having his number 20 forever immortalized in the rafter of Lincoln Financial Field, Dawkins' induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame is the final step in an unforgettable career for Weapon X, and if the sheer volume of Dawkins jerseys present at any Eagles game is of any indication, it doesn't look like anyone's going to forget about him anytime soon.

Sports Malcolm Butler on benching: 'They gave up on me'
Author: 0 Malcolm Butler on benching: 'They gave up on me'

He simply made a coach's decision to keep Butler off the field. The cornerback added, " They gave up on me . F-". "I know Malcolm wants to be out there". "I ain't got nothing to say", Butler said in the Patriots locker room. It is striking that the Patriots have gone to depth cornerback Johnson Bademosi on some downs before using Butler.

Sports Leeds United Sack Head Coach Thomas Christiansen Following Cardiff City Defeat
Author: 0 Leeds United Sack Head Coach Thomas Christiansen Following Cardiff City Defeat

The slump has been alarming considering that Leeds were 5th on Boxing Day following a 2-1 victory over Burton. Leeds United have sacked head coach Thomas Christiansen after less than eight months in charge. Leeds set a minimum target of the top six in the Championship this season and have acted to try to save their campaign. Following the defeat to Cardiff, Christiansen said on Saturday: "We were just not good enough, especially in the first half, because this is where we lost the game".

Sports Lucky couple will spend Super Bowl eve inside US Bank Stadium
Author: 0 Lucky couple will spend Super Bowl eve inside US Bank Stadium

Minneapolis Star Tribune sports columnist Jim Souhan covered the 1992 game and has been busy writing about this one, too. Twitter was quick to notice the sudden blackout, joking that somebody on NBC's production team just got fired and owes a company a boatload of money.

Sports Liverpool and Spurs put on show, but continue to spin their wheels
Author: 0 Liverpool and Spurs put on show, but continue to spin their wheels

Two penalties awarded barely 20 minutes apart allowed Mauricio Pochettino's team to share the spoils in a four-goal thriller which left Anfield incensed at the final whistle. "The softest touch in the whole game decides the game", Klopp said. Kane's tame penalty was easily saved by Karius after the England striker had been felled in the box before Salah danced his way past two Spurs defenders and fired into the net to score what looked likely to be the victor.

Sports Tom Brady says he will return to play in 2018 season
Author: 0 Tom Brady says he will return to play in 2018 season

What a time to record your first reception. The second-team all-pro defensive tackle is the most hard player on the line to handle and can create opportunities for others , especially fellow inside stalwart Tim Jernigan, when the focus is drawn to him.

Sports I Figured Out Why Bill Belichick Wears a Hoodie
Author: 0 I Figured Out Why Bill Belichick Wears a Hoodie

I think we were fortunate that there were no volcanic eruptions or earthquakes, or anything else while we were there, when you have two National Football League franchises in the area where you do not know how stable the geological plates are under us, but nothing happened, so that was good".

Sports Watch Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Jr. recreate iconic 'Dirty Dancing' scene
Author: 0 Watch Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Jr. recreate iconic 'Dirty Dancing' scene

I can always go back to home.' So it's just a little intermediate process right now. "(Doctors) tell me to slow down because I've been out for so long and I'm ready to go, I'm ready to go. "I have a lot of confidence that it will work out well, but we'll see". That said, Beckham Jr.'s post may have just been a harmless interaction between friends as Bell has been adamant about wanting to return to Pittsburgh.

Sports Kristaps Porzingis' game gets worse the deeper you look
Author: 0 Kristaps Porzingis' game gets worse the deeper you look

Switching onto Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo on what would turn out to be the game-winning basket for the Bucks , he was helpless to keep up with the spinning athleticism of the 7-footer. Prince shot 9 for 17 in the game, hitting 52.9% of his attempts from the field (8/8 from the line, 5/9 from three-point range). Hardaway Jr. rebounded the missed second free throw.

Sports 3-legged goldendoodle from Central Virginia competes in 'Puppy Bowl'
Author: 0 3-legged goldendoodle from Central Virginia competes in 'Puppy Bowl'

But this year, guest puppies Kaleb Jr and Archer will be joining the ranks of professional puppies - for an important reason. All the dogs in the puppy bowl are adoptable and the game has a 100 percent adoption rate . One of the best aspects of the Puppy Bowl franchise is that all of the dogs on the show are available for adoption, and numerous doggy competitors were rescued from the recent 2017 hurricanes.

Sports Bill Belichick explains benching Malcolm Butler in Super Bowl
Author: 0 Bill Belichick explains benching Malcolm Butler in Super Bowl

After flirting with the idea of trading Butler to the New Orleans Saints last spring, head coach/general manager Bill Belichick chose to hold onto the corner and it has paid off in another Super Bowl appearance. The Eagles punted only once and converted a pair of fourth downs. Butler remained absent on the Eagles first offensive drive of the second half, too, which ended in a touchdown and allowed Philadelphia to take a 29-19 lead.

Author: 0 Police remove activists blocking way to stadium

Metro Transit spokesman Howie Padilla confirmed there was "some kind of demonstration going on", but said was too early to say whether train service was disrupted. Chinyere Tutashinda, a spokeswoman for the activists, said they were also protesting the light-rail line designated only for ticket holders. The activists from Black Lives Matter and other groups said in a statement that they were "using this moment to stand with athletes who have protested throughout the past two football ...

Sports Liverpool, Tottenham end breathless fixture 2-2
Author: 0 Liverpool, Tottenham end breathless fixture 2-2

Spurs had even won 4-1 in the reverse fixture earlier this season. Now this, and all three coming away from home. "You can talk about trophies and winning the Premier League, but Liverpool have got to get back to being a Champions League club".

Sports Patriots didn't benefit from these National Football League catch controversies
Author: 0 Patriots didn't benefit from these National Football League catch controversies

The play was reviewed and the call upheld, leaving commentator Cris Collinsworth stunned. Corey Clement appeared to lose control of the ball, but his touchdown catch was still upheld. This even included former National Football League wideout and current NBC analyst Cris Collinsworth, who, like the rest of us, just wants to give up.

Sports Harry Kane scores controversial equaliser
Author: 0 Harry Kane scores controversial equaliser

Never more willing to unleash the occasionally unattractive elements of his personality when he believes Liverpool have been wronged, the German once again chose to chastise the officials for their role in Harry Kane's late equaliser for Tottenham Hotspur .

Sports Brandin Cooks Leaves Super Bowl After Huge Hit from Malcolm Jenkins
Author: 0 Brandin Cooks Leaves Super Bowl After Huge Hit from Malcolm Jenkins

Cooks' day ends with 1 catch for 23 yards and 1 rush for 1 yard for 2.9 FanDuel points. Take a look through the gallery to reveal snaps of the sickening clash between the National Football League stars. Given Cooks was hit in the head, he likely underwent concussion tests, and would have needed to be cleared (i.e. not have suffered a concussion) in order to play again in the Super Bowl .

Sports Pink overcomes flu, delivers emotional national anthem that nearly hits highest note
Author: 0 Pink overcomes flu, delivers emotional national anthem that nearly hits highest note

You can't write this stuff I swear!" "If it's a contest, babies, you win", she wrote, adding the hashtags, "#spreadthelove", "#spreadthegerms" "#pleasegivememyvoiceback" and "#ificansingimgonnakillit". No matter what, she did a great job . "Though many of our Nation's service members are unable to be home with family and friends to enjoy this evening's American tradition, they are always in our thoughts and prayers".

Sports It's official, Randy Moss is now a Pro Football Hall of Famer
Author: 0 It's official, Randy Moss is now a Pro Football Hall of Famer

It means that all five finalists received at least 80 percent of the votes from the 47-member selection committee. Owens hinted at getting elected on social media before the announcement was made official Saturday evening at the NFL Honors show in Minneapolis ahead of Sunday's Super Bowl .

Sports Olivier Giroud rejected Roma, Sevilla, Dortmund to work with Antonio Conte
Author: 0 Olivier Giroud rejected Roma, Sevilla, Dortmund to work with Antonio Conte

He didn't encourage me to join Chelsea . The 31-year-old is eager to secure a place in France's World Cup squad later this year and needs to be playing regular football in order to do so. You can understand why he was a bit disappointed.... "It made sense for me to take a new direction in my career". Sanchez gone, Walcott gone - but is Giroud the one that broke Wenger's heart? "I know that Conte appreciates my profile, we work well together".

Sports Aubameyang debuts, scores in Arsenal rout of Everton
Author: 0 Aubameyang debuts, scores in Arsenal rout of Everton

Ramsey , Aubameyang , Mesut Ozil and Mkhitaryan all looked sharp and Wenger savoured the all-round display of his new-look attack. Everton did improve in the second half and managed to pull a goal back through substitute Dominic Calvert-Lewin (64), but the hosts had the final say as Ramsey completed his hat-trick in the 74th minute, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan providing his third assist of the game.

Sports Doug Pederson Recruits Brett Favre To Address Eagles Before Super Bowl
Author: 0 Doug Pederson Recruits Brett Favre To Address Eagles Before Super Bowl

The Philadelphia Eagles are an unselfish group that prioritizes winning over personal accomplishments. Pederson, who turned 50 on Wednesday, was a member of the 1996 Packers title team that defeated New England in the Super Bowl . You know there's only one guy and, in my case, I understood I was on a couple of teams where the starters were already in place - and that was Dan Marino and Brett Favre .

Sports Britain Level With Spain in Davis Cup 2018
Author: 0 Britain Level With Spain in Davis Cup 2018

Making his debut in the competition, Norrie pulled off a win 4-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 win to pull Britain level at 1-1 in the World Group tie after world number 21 Albert Ramos-Vinolas had seen off Liam Broady 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (8/6). He pushed him really close and I'm really proud of him. Broady went down 3-6 4-6 6-7 (6-8) to Ramos-Vinolas with a battling display and 22-year-old Norrie's fate seemed to be heading in a similar direction as he fell 2-0 down to Bautista Agut.

Sports Philadelphia 76ers survive Heat after almost blowing 26-point fourth-quarter lead
Author: 0 Philadelphia 76ers survive Heat after almost blowing 26-point fourth-quarter lead

He finished with 10 points, two rebounds, one assist and two turnovers in 22 minutes. Domantas Sabonis also had 10 along with eight rebounds and six assists. Embiid is averaging 23.6 points and 11.0 rebounds in his second season of active games. Embiid and Whiteside will have an important battle at the center position, and if either can get significantly on top of the other their team may just come out victorious.

Sports Arsenal 5 - 1 Everton: Mkhitaryan sets up three goals
Author: 0 Arsenal 5 - 1 Everton: Mkhitaryan sets up three goals

And the Gabon striker, who shook off an illness to start at the Emirates Stadium, needed only 37 minutes to showcase the predatory instincts that made him such a hit in the Bundesliga. Not forgetting Henrikh Mkhitaryan who completed a hat-trick of assists on his home debut. Aubameyang did finish a few minutes later, cutely chipping over the goalkeeper from Mkhitaryan's pass, although he was a few yards offside.