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Philippines: Earthquake kills at least 15, over 100 injured Philippines: Earthquake kills at least 15, over 100 injured
- February 12, 2017

MANILA-Assorted damage has been reported in Surigao City due to the 6.7-magnitude quake that struck the locality at 10:03 p.m. Friday. The quake victims were brought to Caraga Regional Hospital. Intensity 2 was felt in Cebu City; Talocogon, Agusan del Sur; Dumaguete City; Tagbilaran City in Bohol; Capoocan, Leyte; El Salvador in Misamis Oriental; and Oroquieta City and Plaridel in Misamis Occidental. (more...)
Russian Runner Banned, Loses London Gold For Doping Russian Runner Banned, Loses London Gold For Doping
- February 12, 2017

The Russian runner has been stripped of her Olympic gold medal from the 2012 London Games, Savinova-Farnosova has also had a world title and two other medals annulled. Kazarin, who has been suspended over his involvement in doping, said: "Naturally, we're emotionally depressed". Semenya could also be upgraded from silver to gold in the 2011 world championships . (more...)
Kyle Shanahan, John Lynch to 49ers
- February 10, 2017

Naturally, the conversation now moves to potential additions to the 49ers coaching staff underneath the two men in charge. Lynch said quarterback Colin Kaepernick has reached out to him and they plan to sit down at some point. Said CEO Jed York: "We're not where we need to be". I think why they went so well is I think that's what our motivations were. "When I played, I had to play against those guys, and so I don't know if I ever, in my mind I think I knew but I couldn't really admit it to ... (more...)
Fights to watch to get primed for UFC 208 Fights to watch to get primed for UFC 208
- February 10, 2017

While the fixation on Rousey and Cyborg is expected, it detracts from the championship fight about to take place and makes its participants appear to be of secondary importance - or tertiary in the case of de Randamie, who has been treated like an also-ran whose story isn't worth telling in advance of this contest, despite the fact she's a decorated kick-boxer with serious power and now a slight favourite with the bookies. (more...)
Knicks' Phil Jackson Takes Dig At Carmelo Anthony In Tweet
- February 10, 2017

The column Jackson referenced in Tuesday's tweet details the Anthony-Jackson dynamic, questions Anthony's desire to win and concludes that Jackson and the Knicks , in part, "can't want for Anthony what he doesn't want deeply enough for himself". (more...)
Ibrahimovic hungry for more goals at Man United
- February 09, 2017

Injury has hampered Nampalys Mendy since he signed from Nice and with Daniel Amartey an unconvincing stop-gap, Leicester splashed out 15 million ($18.7 million, 17.4 million euros) to sign Wilfred Ndidi last month. Midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson gave Swansea hope with his 81st minute equaliser, but the young Brazilian restored order in the 92nd minute - his header was kept out by keeper Lukas Fabianski, but Jesus scored with rebound from close range. (more...)
Man City have no intention of selling Aguero in Summer
- February 09, 2017

Newly signed Jesus has hit the ground running and scored three goals and provided two assists in four games since arriving from Brazilian side Palmeiras last month, fresh from helping Brazil to Olympic gold. However, as witnessed against West Ham in particular, Guardiola's side look devastating with pace and quality up front with Jesus combining with the likes of Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling and Leroy Sane. (more...)
Kings' Cousins suspended and fined for separate incidents
- February 08, 2017

After DeMarcus Cousins couldn't complete a 3-point play that would've given the Kings their first lead of the game, Wade snatched the rebound and trudged upcourt for some personal redemption as Matt Barnes stood in his way this time instead of Ariza. (more...)
Outpost bill heading for final vote in the Knesset
- February 07, 2017

The bill's defenders argue it will allow settlers to live without fear of being driven from their homes - many of which they have lived in for years. The law, approved by 60 members of parliament to 52 against, passed its third and final reading on Monday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he had updated the United States administration on the issue. (more...)
NBA Cleveland Cavaliers Trade Rumors: Cavs to Sign Jordan Farmar?
- February 05, 2017

Jordan was released after only two appearances in the Sacramento Kings this season. Since the trade deadline is over in mid-February, it is likely that several teams will be active in the trade. He had a bit of a resurgence in 26 games with the Grizzlies last season, but appeared in just six games for the Pelicans this season before being waived due to injury. (more...)
Super Bowl ads that put politics front and center Super Bowl ads that put politics front and center
- February 05, 2017

This year, Skittles has released the ad which it will air during the Super Bowl . Super Bowl LI will also make use of small radio-frequency ID tags in each player's shoulder pads to track athlete's movements down to an accuracy of about six inches, thanks to a company called Zebra Technologies . (more...)
West Ham may benefit from FA Cup misery West Ham may benefit from FA Cup misery
- February 02, 2017

The Frenchman refused to play for the first-team and got his wish to leave the club - he rejoined former club Marseille during January transfer window. City will nevertheless be confident ahead of their fixture against West Ham who they thrashed 5-0 in the FA Cup last month. Andy Carroll plays in a big form with three goals from last two matches and will be the biggest threat for not very convincing City defense. (more...)
Don't be relaxed, Cameroon will not be easy - Bawumia warns Black Stars Don't be relaxed, Cameroon will not be easy - Bawumia warns Black Stars
- January 31, 2017

Although Ghana had more possession during a goalless first half, it was DR Congo who came closest to scoring in a stadium surrounded by dense rain forest. He took it, and Ghana progressed to the semifinals for the sixth straight time at the Nations Cup. That hasn't meant much for Ghana , though. It led Congo goalkeeper Ley Matampi to revive the sitting-down, bottom-shuffle celebration made famous by former 'keeper Robert Kidiaba when Congo made the semifinals two years ago. (more...)
Camila Cabello Wows With First Solo Performance - Watch 'Bad Things' Here Camila Cabello Wows With First Solo Performance - Watch 'Bad Things' Here
- January 31, 2017

Cabello had been teasing her lyrics and music to all fans throughout January on social media. However, Camila hasn't confirmed if "Love Incredible" is going to be included in her first solo album or Cashmere Cat's next project, " Wild Love ". (more...)
Liverpool fly Mane back from AFCON on private jet Liverpool fly Mane back from AFCON on private jet
- January 31, 2017

And Klopp has revealed that the forward will fly back on Monday and will report for duty on Tuesday morning. 'I don't know exactly, ' said Klopp. He had to wait. "Adam is fine for selection". "It's hard. We would love to force it but we can't , so we have to wait". "He did a running session yesterday. It is a home game against the leader of the league and we need everyone for the game". (more...)
United States commandos reportedly launch major raid on al Qaeda stronghold
- January 31, 2017

The military authorities said the operation had resulted in the capture of valuable information about the... He further said that Americans were "saddened" by the death of a service member who was fighting against "the evil radical Islamic terrorism". (more...)
AFCON 2017: Egypt's Elneny to miss Burkina Faso clash
- January 31, 2017

The Frenchman is continuing his magic touch in the competition. Regarding Morocco's challenging game against the Egyptian team, which has won the African cup seven times, Renard said, "We know Egypt better". During a press conference ahead of Morocco's match against Egypt , held Saturday in Gabon's economic capital, Port Gentil, Renard said, "We have to leave our mark on the history of football". (more...)
Al-Shabab attacks Kenya military base, dozens killed Al-Shabab attacks Kenya military base, dozens killed
- January 30, 2017

But Kenyan military spokesman P.M. Njuguna in a statement says the "rumors" being spread by al-Shabab are false. The group's military spokesman Sheikh Abdiasis Abu Musab told Reuters that two fighters had driven suicide vehicle bombs into the base before overrunning it, and claimed that the militants are now in control of the base, which is run by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). (more...)
Nadal survives Dimitrov in five hour epic to meet Federer in final Nadal survives Dimitrov in five hour epic to meet Federer in final
- January 28, 2017

Venus Williams , 36, and her sister Serena , 35, will fight it out for the women's title on Saturday, in an exact replica of the finals bill at Wimbledon nine years ago. Before Sunday's decider, they had already met in eight Grand Slam finals, with Nadal winning six and Federer triumphing twice. Federer, seeded No. 17, missed six months with a knee injury in 2016, while Nadal had struggled with a wrist injury. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp appears to blame wind for Liverpool's defeat to Southampton Jurgen Klopp appears to blame wind for Liverpool's defeat to Southampton
- January 27, 2017

Speaking on the Jim White show on talkSPORT, he said: "He made some great points, the main one being that Liverpool up until a few weeks ago were being talked about as Chelsea's main competitors to win the league and how well they had done to that point was because of Klopp". (more...)
Spurs (35-9) at Raptors (28-16) Spurs (35-9) at Raptors (28-16)
- January 25, 2017

They were playing some of their worst basketball in recent history, and missing all-star starter DeMar DeRozan. With the Spurs now 20-4 on the road, as opposed to 16-5 at home, Popovich is a loss to explain why his team plays better away from the AT&T Center. (more...)
Fleetwood Wins in Abu Dhabi for 2nd European Tour Title Fleetwood Wins in Abu Dhabi for 2nd European Tour Title
- January 24, 2017

The Englishman's only previous European Tour victory came at Gleneagles in August 2013 and he has struggled with inconsistency over the last couple of years. Fleetwood followed an eagle-three at the 10th with a birdie at the next hole to go alongside playing partner Aphibarnrat, who cancelled out a bogey after finding water at the 12th with a gain at the next. (more...)
Serena reaches 4th round without dropping a set
- January 23, 2017

Williams stared down every challenge from the 23-year-old Gibbs, but dropped serve for just the second time in the tournament when attempting to serve out the match. Barthel was the lowest-ranked player to reach the fourth round of the women's draw here since 2010, although she has a career-high ranking of 23 and was consistently top 50 before an illness previous year caused her slide down the rankings. (more...)
49ers' DC target Gus Bradley lands with Chargers 49ers' DC target Gus Bradley lands with Chargers
- January 22, 2017

Mike Silver of NFL Network reports that, while Bradley initially rebuffed the team's offer after Tom Cable dropped out of the race for head coach, the 49ers are upping their offer to him in order to secure his services. In three of his four seasons as Seattle's defensive coordinator (2009-12), Bradley had the Seattle Seahawks ranked top 10 in average offensive yards allowed. (more...)
Luke Shaw happy at Manchester United, says agent Luke Shaw happy at Manchester United, says agent
- January 21, 2017

That said, Football.london report that two Premier League title challengers are ready to start a proverbial bidding war for the 21-year-old former Southampton academy graduate. He is a no-brainer to be in the starting lineup every week, even with a talented Marcus Rashford also at Mourinho's disposal. Stoke will face United on the back of two successive league victories but with murmurs of discontent continuing among supporters. (more...)
Julio Jones misses Falcons practice due to lingering foot injury Julio Jones misses Falcons practice due to lingering foot injury
- January 21, 2017

Jones said Thursday he has adjusted to similar practice schedules this season in order to play on Sundays. "But it's fine. I'll be ready to go". 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 relocation paperwork to move to Las Vegas
- January 20, 2017

Last August, a search of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office database showed the team had filed for three trademarks related to "Las Vegas Raiders," with a filing date of August 20, 2016. He's already filed for trademarks for the phrase "Las Vegas Raiders". Looks like the Raiders are headed to Sin City . Las Vegas is going to go from no major professional sports franchises to two, as the potential Las Vegas Raiders would join the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights, who are set to begin play in ... (more...)
49ers To Offer Head Coaching Job To Kyle Shanahan
- January 19, 2017

The 49ers will request a second meeting with Shanahan next week regardless of the game's outcome, and he will meet with some of the team's general manager candidates, according to 11Alive news partner USA TODAY Sports . If Shanahan, who just turned 37, wanted a head-coaching job in 2017, he had only one option left. "It's about getting that opportunity and finding the right fit, and it's definitely not something I have to do". (more...)
Dana White fires back at Floyd Mayweather Dana White fires back at Floyd Mayweather
- January 16, 2017

Floyd Mayweather says that Dana White will have to review his offer if he wants the retired champion to agree to a boxing match against Conor McGregor . White reiterated to Cowherd that the UFC would have to be the promoter for any contest between the fighters. "A-side. But we're willing to give him $15m and then we can talk about splitting the back-end percentage on pay-per-view". (more...)
Charges reduced against former National Football League standout and Bakersfield native Joey Porter Charges reduced against former National Football League standout and Bakersfield native Joey Porter
- January 14, 2017

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday the Steelers were giving the situation "the attention it deserves" but no timetable had been set for Porter, who was placed on indefinite leave "pending review of the incident". Below is video from TMZ of Porter getting arrested. Porter then an an issue with one of the officers, which resulted in his arrest. Rooney also said the team will await the outcome of the legal process and communicate further with the National Football League regarding the ... (more...)