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Sports Kevin Stepherson one of four Notre Dame football players dismissed
Author: 0 Kevin Stepherson one of four Notre Dame football players dismissed

Stepherson had a series of off-field troubles at Notre Dame . Stepherson was Notre Dame's third-leading receiver, finishing the year with 19 receptions for 359 yards and five touchdowns. The dismissals of Stepherson and Holmes don't come as much of a shock. Also playing on special teams, he appeared in eight games for the Irish in the 2017 season.

Sports Mino Raiola confirms Mkhitaryan may consider Arsenal move
Author: 0 Mino Raiola confirms Mkhitaryan may consider Arsenal move

The cracks are already beginning to show in his tenure, with Premier League glory in his second season at the club now highly unlikely, and suggestions of animosity between the 54-year-old and the board over signings. Mkhitaryan is also looking to link up with Arsenal recruitment officer Sven Mislintat who he interacted with during his time in the Bundesliga playing for Borrusia Dortmund.

Sports Australian Open day one: Nadal storms through but Williams is out
Author: 0 Australian Open day one: Nadal storms through but Williams is out

The Spaniard, playing his first tournament match since suffering a knee injury in November, won 6-1 6-1 6-1 in 94 minutes on Rod Laver Arena . Next up is Argentina's Leonardo Mayer , who took a set off Nadal at the US Open last year, and that should give us a better indication about Nadal's game at the first major of the year.

Author: 0 Trump denies being a racist after causing a spur with controversial word

The revelations, semi-denials and continuing comments have cast a pall over the White House's legislative agenda, brought the country closer to the brink of a government shutdown and sparked global outrage. "And I'm telling you it's a gross misrepresentation", Perdue said on ABC's "This Week". Trump slammed Durbin in a Twitter post on Monday, saying "Senator Dicky Durbin totally misrepresented what was said at the DACA meeting".

Sports Rory McIlroy:
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy: "I feel ready to challenge"

The four-time major victor called an early end to his winless campaign, just the second of his professional career, in October, but has been practising hard over the winter, despite revealing that he has an irregular heartbeat. I think it's a great lead in to the British Open. I feel prepared now, I feel ready and I feel ready to challenge. I didn't think it was a great tune up but loved the golf course and the hospitality there.

Sports James Gunn Offers $100K to Get Donald Trump's Weight on
Author: 0 James Gunn Offers $100K to Get Donald Trump's Weight on "Accurate Scale"

Girther , #GirtherMovement ", Gunn tweeted. Gunn then tweeted a photo of Major League Baseball star Albert Pujols alongside Trump, comparing their heights and weights. Gunn is more than likely done the script for the film, and with the film hitting in 2020, it's safe to assume that it's too late to include any X-Men references to the story.

Sports Novak Djokovic has a new title in tennis: player advocate
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic has a new title in tennis: player advocate

Fourth-seeded Karolina Pliskova begins play on Rod Laver Arena in a match Tuesday against Veronica Cepede Royg, with Halep following two matches later against Destanee Aiava. I´ll keep working hard and see what happens at the end". When questioned about whether it had been appropriate, given her 15-month suspension, to parade the trophy during last week's draw, she replied with unintentional grandeur: 'I was invited to be part of the draw by Craig Tiley (tournament director) and the ...

Sports Will Ferrell interviews Roger Federer as Ron Burgundy
Author: 0 Will Ferrell interviews Roger Federer as Ron Burgundy

His next opponent will be Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff on Thursday when temperatures in Melbourne are expected to climb to about 40 degrees centigrade. 60. Fellow British player Heather Watson was beaten 7-5, 7-6 (8-6) by world No. 54 Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan. Women's world number three Garbine Muguruza breezed into the second round with a 6-4 6-3 win over French wildcard Jessika Ponchet.

Sports Will Ferrell's weird Roger Federer interview
Author: 0 Will Ferrell's weird Roger Federer interview

Ferrell gave the Anchorman-loving tennis fans an unexpected gift as well, by asking him a series of freakish questions that seemed inspired by the head of the Channel 4 news team himself, Ron Burgundy . "That is untrue", Federer laughed. Ferrell had previously been pictured courtside watching not only Federer , but a number of matches beforehand including Karolina Pliskova, Alexander Zverev and world No 1 Simona Halep.

Author: 0 National Basketball Association roundup: Warriors dominate second half to down Cavs

According to a Monday report by ESPN, Kevin Durant is serious about purchasing an National Basketball Association franchise after his playing career is over. Anything that involves the day-to-day operations of these franchises. Durant has investments in Rubrik (a cloud computing startup), Overtime (a sports technology media startup), the pizza chain Pieology, the app Acorns, Postmates (an on-demand delivery service) and Skydio (an autonomous drone startup).

Sports Jones taking unlikely inspiration from City in United´s title pursuit
Author: 0 Jones taking unlikely inspiration from City in United´s title pursuit

The form of Lingard and Martial has eased the burden on Lukaku in a way Ibrahimovic never got to experience last season, and their link-up in play in the final third will be crucial to breaking down the visitors on Monday night. The £89 midfielder who returned to Manchester United following a sensational stint with Juventus after Potters thrashing reckoned that the Premier League title race is far from over for him and his teammates.

Sports Kentucky basketball unravels late, loses 76-68 at SC
Author: 0 Kentucky basketball unravels late, loses 76-68 at SC

United Kingdom went 23 of 36 from the free-throw line while SC shot 25 of 38 from the charity stripe. "Our point guard had four fouls and Hami had four fouls, so we really couldn't pressure the ball and play man". The Kentucky basketball team had 11 turnovers in the first half and only 10 made field goals. Vanderbilt, who missed the first 17 games because of a foot injury, made his first appearance of the season at the 13:09 mark of the first half.

Sports Thankful Bengals fans give to Bortles charity
Author: 0 Thankful Bengals fans give to Bortles charity

So far, nearly $5,000 in donations have come into the charity since the Jaguars upset win over the Steelers on Sunday. Of course, the Steelers are everybody's biggest rival in the AFC North. After watching Bills fans donate almost $400,000 to the charity of Andy Dalton , Bengals fans have chose to pay it forward this week by donating money to the Blake Bortles Foundation .

Sports Australian Open: Nadal through as five seeds fall in first round
Author: 0 Australian Open: Nadal through as five seeds fall in first round

Fellow American and US Open champion Sloane Stephens was also sent packing, along with big-hitter CoCo Vandeweghe, the 10th seed and a semifinalist past year. Surprisingly, he is not the prime-time men's night match on centre court, with that honour going to third seed Grigor Dimitrov, who takes on American Mackenzie McDonald.

Sports Wozniacki in Australian Open 3rd round
Author: 0 Wozniacki in Australian Open 3rd round

Wozniacki is in a half of the draw that should hold no fears and, while improvement is needed, there is no reason she can not match Li and Kerber and make it a slam to remember. Then things were going my way and I thought ' this is my chance'. She could lose some of that after being given a code violation after the chair umpire ruled she had communicated with her mother in the crowd.

Sports Fibaro Adds Voice Control with Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri
Author: 0 Fibaro Adds Voice Control with Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri

The Amazon Echo Spot does everything the Echo Show does but it all feels better in this smaller form factor. "If they're designed right, they can be unobtrusive, but speak up when needed". On the top is a little VGA camera, letting you call other owners of Echo devices (or your own Echo device in another room). We're yet to test the Echo Spot's audio prowess, but we'd imagine it would be similar in quality to the Echo Dot.

Sports Centurion Test: Shami's triple strikes keep India in the hunt
Author: 0 Centurion Test: Shami's triple strikes keep India in the hunt

AB de Villiers seemed to be batting on a different planet as compared to Dean Elgar . On a pitch where runs and wickets both had to be earned, it was the sort of soft dismissal that India could ill-afford. But Kohli's knock in the context of the game can not be more emphasized. Du Plessis and Vernon Philander (26 off 85 balls) worked their way through 156 deliveries - 26 overs - in the middle session for a 46-run partnership that pushed South Africa toward relative safety.

Sports Rafael Nadal shows real class after testing Leonardo Mayer battle
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal shows real class after testing Leonardo Mayer battle

I had to hit some great shots in the tiebreak. 'I'm happy to be in the third round after a while without being in competition, that's a second win in a row for me. "I did a big fight today. He never did, so it's good for me", Tsonga said. The momentum was now with the older man and he played three faultless games to claim a 16th five-set victory and set up a possible clash with home favourite Nick Kyrgios who was due to play his second round later.

Sports Brazilian legend Ronaldinho retires from football
Author: 0 Brazilian legend Ronaldinho retires from football

We will do various events in Brazil, Europe and Asia and, of course, we are arranging something with the Brazilian team as well", Assis said. Ronaldinho's career highlights include winning the World Cup in 2002, the Champions League in 2006 and claiming the Ballon d'Or in 2005.

Sports Marta Kostyuk, 15, Reaches Third Round In Melbourne
Author: 0 Marta Kostyuk, 15, Reaches Third Round In Melbourne

Wozniacki twice broke Fett's service while the Croatian player was serving for the match, including the two match points in the seventh game. Fourth seed Elina Svitolina revealed she had been dealing with injury issues at the Australian Open after successfully negotiating a tricky second round match against Katerina Siniakova on Wednesday.

Sports Barkley ineligible to make Chelsea debut against Norwich
Author: 0 Barkley ineligible to make Chelsea debut against Norwich

A project team spokesman told a Chelsea fan group before Christmas: "We hope, subject to approvals, to start (work) in the third quarter of 2018 including the museum and health club being demolished, with work on the railway lines starting in 2019".

Sports Trae Young passes 500-point mark in just 17th game
Author: 0 Trae Young passes 500-point mark in just 17th game

No one has ever done that before in the modern era. For its efforts, K-State limited Young to as many points (eight) as turnovers in the first half. "They played special. I kind of joked with the coaches at one point and asked, 'Have we missed a shot in the second half?' We didn't miss many ". "He attacked off the dribble; he made shots, and he worked hard defensively".

Sports Titans and Mike Mularkey mutually agree to part ways
Author: 0 Titans and Mike Mularkey mutually agree to part ways

McDaniels will name Matt Eberflus , who spent the past seven years as the Cowboys linebackers coach, as defensive coordinator, according to the website. He was promoted to interim head coach during the 2015 season. While it is encouraging that Robinson has so much faith in the young signal caller, there are obvious concerns that come with such a lack of stability at the head coaching position.

Sports Should Be Paul Pierce's Night
Author: 0 Should Be Paul Pierce's Night

He would blossom into a legitimate MVP contender in the 2016-17 campaign, when he averaged 28.9 points and 5.9 assists per game, while leading the Celtics all the way into the Eastern Conference Finals against the Cavs. "I feel indebted to him". I wanted to be able to play, and I wanted my family to experience the love and appreciation this city and this organization was going to give me on that night.

Sports By the numbers: UNC's 58-0 record vs. Clemson in Chapel Hill
Author: 0 By the numbers: UNC's 58-0 record vs. Clemson in Chapel Hill

It's unprecedented in the NCAA, the longest home winning streak by one team over another ... Clemson guard and Shelby, N.C., native Gabe DeVoe kept his team hanging around, as did skilled forward Elijah Thomas. He's coming off his only games in double-figure scoring with 13 and 12 points in games last week. None of that mattered, though, as James Michael McAdoo scored 22 points to help the Tar Heels open up a 31-point lead midway through the second half on the way to an 80-61 rout.

Sports Mets' infield options shrink as Howie Kendrick signs with Nationals
Author: 0 Mets' infield options shrink as Howie Kendrick signs with Nationals

Still, look for him to serve as the Nationals' utility man next season; he could see some starts at second base to open the year if Daniel Murphy (knee) isn't healthy by Opening Day. He hit.340/.397/.454 in 156 plate appearances. He is capable of playing both the infield and outfield positions. But with new manager Dave Martinez coming over from Joe Maddon's Cubs, don't be surprised if Martinez finds creative ways to get the veteran Kendrick involved.

Sports Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski found dead
Author: 0 Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski found dead

Hilinski, 21, just finished his redshirt sophomore season and was the backup quarterback for the Cougars in 2017. Washington State University will announce its new athletic director at a news conference at 11 a.m. He made his first career start in the Holiday Bowl against Michigan State. We send our thoughts and prayers to Hilinski's family, friends, and teammates at this time.

Sports KU, Boston Celtics great JoJo White dies at 71
Author: 0 KU, Boston Celtics great JoJo White dies at 71

The Celtics released a statement expressing their sadness over White's passing. "He was a champion and a gentleman; supremely talented and brilliant on the court, and endlessly gracious off of it", the team said in a statement. White played 60 minutes in Boston's legendary triple-overtime Game 5 win in the 1976 Finals. The Celtics retired White's No. 10 in 1982. He had been battling cancer for multiple years.

Author: 0 N.Korea's Olympic Delegation Threatens Logistical Nightmare

Kang briefed them on the inter-Korean talks held last week and said she hoped the North's participation in the Olympics will lead to improvement in inter-Korean relations and efforts to denuclearize North Korea, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Sports 'That's Australia for you': Wallaby crosses Harbour Bridge
Author: 0 'That's Australia for you': Wallaby crosses Harbour Bridge

The male wallaby was filmed by the police as it traversed across the auto lanes on the bridge, with its images soon widely circulated by local and worldwide media outlets before it was caught. In a Facebook post , New South Wales police wrote, "Even the All Blacks wouldn't have caught this Wallaby making a break". Dr Eldridge said just as people find it hard to get off freeways, animals such as wallabies can also find themselves trapped by human-built barriers.

Sports Vikings vs Eagles showdown in NFC Championship game, odds and point spread
Author: 0 Vikings vs Eagles showdown in NFC Championship game, odds and point spread

Running back LeGarrette Blount scored the only Philly touchdown, and Foles finished with 246 yards on 23-of-30 passing. The Eagles social media team used a couple of tweets to remind folks, including the analysts at ESPN, that unanimously picking the Falcons helped to motivate the team (even tagging @OldTakesExposed).

Sports Ireland to play West Indies in qualifiers
Author: 0 Ireland to play West Indies in qualifiers

The Mumbai prodigy is growing day by day and is making a mark for himself on the worldwide stage and coach Rahul Dravid has huge faith in the 18-year-old. Their fourth game is against the Netherlands before the Super Sixes start. In the Super Six section, teams will play the nations they did not meet in the group stage.