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Sports BCCI suspends allrounder Yusuf Pathan for 'inadvertent' doping violation
Author: 0 BCCI suspends allrounder Yusuf Pathan for 'inadvertent' doping violation

Right after the statement from the BCCI , Yusuf Pathan thanked the board for letting him plead his case in a "fair and reasonable manner". Pathan is only the second Indian cricketer to fail a dope test. Pathan explained that he had not consumed the substance intentionally but since he was on the medicinal course due to a throat infection, he had consumed the substance.

Author: 0 Watch the Carabao Cup semi-final 1st leg

Joe Bryan will be hoping for more of the same after his solitary strike against Manchester United in the quarter-finals was voted goal of the round. "It's a positive thing being in more competitions". "We definitely did that against Manchester United in the last round, so that's a box ticked". Back in September the club recorded their largest thrashing of Liverpool in 80 years with a 5-0 thumping , followed that up with a record winning run in the Premier League and ended 2017 with ...

Sports Reboot the Chiefs? Alex Smith, Andy Reid, and the questions ahead
Author: 0 Reboot the Chiefs? Alex Smith, Andy Reid, and the questions ahead

Kansas City would eventually advance to the AFC championship game at Buffalo, falling 33-10. "No", he said. "I haven't had any support to say that I was (secure). Meanwhile, veteran linebackers such as Derrick Johnson and Tamba Hali could be contemplating retirement. PROMISING YOUNGSTERS: The Chiefs have reason for optimism in that most of their biggest stars are young.

Sports India bowlers second to none in Cape Town
Author: 0 India bowlers second to none in Cape Town

Cheteshwar Pujara was seriously optimistic when he suggested that India could score 350 in the final innings. India made a fantastic start to the day, when Mohammed Shami didn't just find his rhythm early, but also showed how tricky such a situation can be for opposition batsmen.

Sports National Football League playoffs: Falcons vs. Rams
Author: 0 National Football League playoffs: Falcons vs. Rams

Matt Ryan passed for 218 yards and hit Julio Jones for an 8-yard touchdown with 5:48 to play, and the defending NFC champion Atlanta Falcons advanced from the wild-card round with a methodical 26-13 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday night.

Sports Burnley Take Tottenham on Six Month Loan Deal
Author: 0 Burnley Take Tottenham on Six Month Loan Deal

However according to L'Equipe, Daniel Levy has refused to insert an option to buy in the loan agreement and plans to make better use of Nkoudou in the future. "I watched the last game against Liverpool when they played very well and were unlucky". "I knew (Dyche) is a big manager who likes young players and players who go forward, so it suits my character to come here and I am happy to work with him".

Sports Harry Kane: Tottenham need to start winning trophies to keep me
Author: 0 Harry Kane: Tottenham need to start winning trophies to keep me

Kane is no stranger to transfer speculation himself, having been strongly linked with a move to Real Madrid for the best part of a year, and the England worldwide admits that player power will nearly always prevail. Tottenham Hotspur progressed through to the fourth round of the FA Cup yesterday after comfortably beating AFC Wimbledon . "I think Harry is special, so special, because he loves Tottenham , and he feels Tottenham, but we need to be careful, and be clever how we manage him", ...

Sports Nagasu, Tennell, Chen earn US Olympic figure skating spots
Author: 0 Nagasu, Tennell, Chen earn US Olympic figure skating spots

Youknow, I think it needs to be across the board". Wagner had the crowd going for most of her energetic routine, but a flawed lutz as her final jump was costly. Chen, the defending champion, was third and Wagner was fourth. There's more to come, but I'm so excited for it. "I really felt like I put it all on the line when it counted".

Sports Brees, defensive stand help Saints survive Panthers, 31-26
Author: 0 Brees, defensive stand help Saints survive Panthers, 31-26

The co-founder of the Boston University CTE Center believes Cam Newton suffered a concussion during Sunday's National Football League playoff game. and says Cam's excuse for going back in the game is a joke. -COACHING: A - Head coach Sean Payton adjusted to a slow start after the Panthers used a five-man front to contain Ingram and Kamara and wisely put the game in Brees' hands.

Sports Packers to name Pettine defensive coordinator
Author: 0 Packers to name Pettine defensive coordinator

Coming from Ryan's complex 3-4 based defenses, Pettine spent this year helping out with Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll's 4-3 based Cover 3. In his first year with the Jets, they finished first in yards and points allowed. That gives McCarthy continuity on defense, because it's similar to Capers' scheme. Offensive coordinator Edgar Bennett will not return to the team, and many of his duties are expected to be taken up by Joe Philbin.

Sports Chargers retain coordinators Bradley, Whisenhunt
Author: 0 Chargers retain coordinators Bradley, Whisenhunt

The group also allowed the fewest points per game (17.0) for a Chargers' defense in 25 years. The team has agreed to contracts with offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt and defensive coordinator Gus Bradley for the upcoming season, with Bradley reportedly receiving a three-year deal.

Author: 0 Coutinho: What Neymar Told Me After Barca Transfer

Those are my objectives. "Barca fans, I'm here now". Philippe Coutinho's dream has finally come true. Midfielder Andres Iniesta also welcomed Coutinho the to the club on Instagram with the message: "Welcome Philippe Coutinho!" And his former Reds strike partner wasted no time in leading the introductions to the likes of Gerard Pique and Paulinho.

Sports Ellington lifts Heat to 90-89 win at Raptors
Author: 0 Ellington lifts Heat to 90-89 win at Raptors

Miami Heat guard Wayne Ellington (2) passes the ball away from Toronto Raptors center Lucas Nogueira (92) as Raptors coach Dwane Casey watches during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. It was the only basket of the second half for Ellington, who finished with 15 points. The 31-year-old had 18 points and 11 assists over 37 minutes.

Sports Nick Saban not interested in coaching the New York Giants
Author: 0 Nick Saban not interested in coaching the New York Giants

While the Giants job is open after Ben McAdoo was sacked December 4, there are tons of questions about a team that went just 3-13 in 2017. "But he's got a dynasty right now". Though Saban may be up for the challenge of moving to the National Football League, he is also set for plenty more success at Alabama . Meanwhile, the Giants interviewed Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks on Tuesday and plan to interview former Broncos running backs coach Eric Studesville on Wednesday.

Sports LaMelo and LiAngelo Ball Earn a Win In Lithuanian Debut
Author: 0 LaMelo and LiAngelo Ball Earn a Win In Lithuanian Debut

Big Baller Brand invaded Lithuania last week, bringing the usual circus to town . The series of friendlies against other Lithuanian teams will allow the Ball brothers to get extra playing time without potentially affecting Prienu Vytautas' standing in the LKL, the team's main league competition.

Sports Raiders make it official: Jon Gruden is their new coach
Author: 0 Raiders make it official: Jon Gruden is their new coach

The Raiders officially announced Gruden will be their new head coach shortly after the game. The Raiders have announced a news conference for this upcoming Tuesday, January 9th which will be the official welcome of Gruden to the Oakland Raiders franchise.

Sports Holders Arsenal crash out of Cup to Nottingham Forest
Author: 0 Holders Arsenal crash out of Cup to Nottingham Forest

Joe Worrall received his marching orders in the 89th minute, but Forest went through to the fourth round with Lichaj playing the hero. Wenger said: "That is true". Arsenal's players seemed toforget the offside rule as their two-man wall stood four yards further back than their defensive line, leaving Eric Lichaj free in the box to head home from point-blank range.

Sports Mohamed Salah expected to make injury return for Liverpool vs
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah expected to make injury return for Liverpool vs

A groin injury kept him out of the 2-1 win away at Burnley . It is reported that Salah travelled with the rest of the squad on their mini-break in Dubai, and is expected to return to training this Wednesday, ahead of Sunday's fixture. Liverpool clearly felt that such a huge fee - the second-biggest in football history - was too good to turn down, though some fans are gutted to see such a key player leave in mid-season.

Sports The Lakers-LaVar Ball dysfunction in three quotes
Author: 0 The Lakers-LaVar Ball dysfunction in three quotes

That's what I'm saying. The organization and players certainly are cognizant of LaVar Ball's criticism and knew a loss to the lowly Hawks could've been more than just a 10th consecutive loss. Luke doesn't have control of the team no more. Walton, meanwhile, said he feels "very secure in my job status right now" while pointing out that he feels like the Lakers are "100 percent behind and supporting what we're doing".

Sports A championship game filled with big moments
Author: 0 A championship game filled with big moments

Undaunted, the freshman threw a ideal strike to Smith to end the game and give the Crimson Tide and Coach Nick Saban a fifth national championship since 2009. The first CFP championship game between OR and Ohio State after the 2014 season drew almost 34 million viewers, a record for ESPN. Georgia wide receiver Javon Wims will return to the game after his left shoulder was examined late in the second quarter.

Sports English soccer adopts Rooney Rule for national team jobs
Author: 0 English soccer adopts Rooney Rule for national team jobs

The Rooney Rule was named after campaigning Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney, who died a year ago. The FA issued a public apology in October to Aluko and her fellow England women's worldwide Drew Spence after comments deemed "discriminatory on grounds of race" were made to them by the team's former coach Mark Sampson.

Sports Panthers DC Steve Wilks scheduled to meet with Cardinals Wednesday
Author: 0 Panthers DC Steve Wilks scheduled to meet with Cardinals Wednesday

Gettleman thinks highly of Wilks and has been eager to get him in front of ownership, per NFL Network's Mike Garafolo. He has no previous National Football League head-coaching experience and only one year as an National Football League defensive coordinator, and it remains to be seen if that will fly with team ownership.

Sports Lane Kiffin: Tua Tagovailoa was going to transfer if he didn't play
Author: 0 Lane Kiffin: Tua Tagovailoa was going to transfer if he didn't play

Added that Tua wouldn't risk sitting another year behind Hurts. Patrick asked about the future of Hurts following Tagovailoa's breakout second half, and Kiffin countered with a revelation that it was Tagovailoa that Alabama fans should have been anxious about prior to the turn of events on Monday night.

Sports Georgia QB Eason reportedly set to transfer
Author: 0 Georgia QB Eason reportedly set to transfer

Freshman quarterback Jake Fromm took Eason's place and took his starting spot. Besides Fromm, Georgia is adding Justin Fields, ranked the nation's No. He never redshirted at Georgia , however, so he could do so during his transfer season and still have two seasons of eligibility in college. As a true freshman in 2016, the former five-star recruit led Georgia to an 8-5 record while throwing for 2,430 yards, 16 touchdowns and eight interceptions while completing 55.1 percent of his ...

Sports Barcelona Confirm Coutinho Transfer And Slap Massive Release Clause In His Deal
Author: 0 Barcelona Confirm Coutinho Transfer And Slap Massive Release Clause In His Deal

A deal worth a reported £142million was announced by Barca on Saturday , but Ernesto Valverde's men had more than enough to beat Levante prior to the Brazil international's formal arrival at Camp Nou. But it was Messi who broke the deadlock from a Jordi Alba assist, a combination that has proved fruitful on so many occasions this season. A little over half-full Camp Nou did afford Dembele an ovation as he came off in the 67th minute to be replaced by Nelson Semedo.

Sports National Championship: Alabama's Bo Scarbrough shouts expletive about Donald Trump
Author: 0 National Championship: Alabama's Bo Scarbrough shouts expletive about Donald Trump

President Donald Trump was in attendance at the game, in which Alabama beat Georgia 26-23. A Sporting News reporter inside the tunnel at Mercerdes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta released the video and claimed Bo said, "F**k Trump". Even accounting for different accents and dialects, a syllable is a syllable; and whatever Scarbrough said, it was only one syllable. A camera caught Scarbrough screaming "f*ck Trump", offering a brief but passionate rebuttal of the president.

Sports LeBron James ends with career-worst plus-minus in loss to Wolves
Author: 0 LeBron James ends with career-worst plus-minus in loss to Wolves

Following that, they will return home to host the mighty Golden State Warriors on Monday, Jan. 15. Cleveland is 22-0 when tied or leading starting the fourth quarter. If you would like to receive an email each time a new Cleveland Cavaliers article is published, fill out our email notification form . ( Andrew) Wiggins is the only young guy.

Sports Panthers fire OC Shula, QB coach Dorsey
Author: 0 Panthers fire OC Shula, QB coach Dorsey

Following an 11-5 season and trip to the playoffs, the Panthers offense underwent an evolution of sorts throughout the season. The offense was unable to score a touchdown for the second time this season, and turned the ball over multiple times, two of which were returned for long touchdowns, the Observer reported.

Sports Patriots to host Titans in divisional round game Saturday night
Author: 0 Patriots to host Titans in divisional round game Saturday night

These reports were in no way denied by any member of the organization, general manager Jon Robinson included. Tennessee then rallied from a 21-3 deficit on Saturday to leave Arrowhead Stadium with a 22-21 victory. The Titans have gone 19-14 since Mularkey took over as full-time head coach in 2016. The Patriots (13-3) are fresh off their eighth consecutive first-round bye as they seek their third title in four years.