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by | January 20, 2018 | 04:39

I am a survivor'. Wieber described talking to her teammates about Nassar's treatments. Zerfas went on to call Nassar a 'monster, ' and revealed that her love for gymnastics nearly disappeared because of his abuse. Raisman slammed the institutions where Nassar worked and was seemingly able to commit abuse undetected, lashing out at USA Gymnastics for "rotting from the inside".

by | January 20, 2018 | 04:40

Trump addressed the issue briefly Sunday as he arrived for dinner at his Florida golf club. "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed", he said. The president reportedly then added that America should have more people from Norway and other similar countries come to the United States. "I know what happened".

by | January 20, 2018 | 04:29

The ground game feels like a wash thanks to both teams fielding elite run defenses, in which case I turn to the air, where the Vikings are more likely to have success - relatively speaking, of course - than the Eagles . While that may be the sentiment of the fan base, I am here to tell you that cold weather does not spell certain victory for the Eagles on Sunday and the warmer temperatures that we might have this weekend, could actually favor the Birds more than most people think.

by | January 20, 2018 | 03:33

Without Sanchez and possibly without Ozil, Arsenal may struggle to break Palace down. The Gunners pulled the plug on this deal because the winger was too inexperienced but the club knows that it has to bring fresh players in or risk chaos with the clubs fans and miss out on the top four.

by | January 20, 2018 | 03:26

This should be fun. This is also the second consecutive year that players and members of the media participated in the vote. And I don't trade guys onto teams when I play 2K or play the video games, so this is different for me. The NBA seems to have found a good balance dividing the starters vote between the fans, players and media. "He dunked on me a year ago", Curry said.

by | January 20, 2018 | 03:24

Joan Pedrero finishes the stage in 8th place in his best performance at Dakar yet. The Hero MotoSports rider finished stage 11 at ninth place to move into the top 10 ranking overall. Now I just need to get some rest and renew my energy and focus for the second leg of the marathon stage tomorrow", Santosh said. He is placed in 14th place in the general rankings and will try to improve his position with only three stages remaining.

by | January 20, 2018 | 03:02

For tomorrow, he's in the squad. Asked why his players dived, Conte said: "I don't know, but I don't want an advantage. He needs to continue to improve, to work with us, in our idea [of football]". For Pedro we have to be honest and accept he is diving. Chelsea coach Conte was unhappy with the booking Morata received but said the Spain striker had over-reacted in earning an immediate second booking for dissent, but he had no defence for Pedro's first yellow card.

by | January 20, 2018 | 02:48

The judge believes his sentence will be handed down Tuesday now. Raisman told ESPN's Outside The Lines Wednesday that USA Gymnastics told her not to speak out against Nassar when she first raised concerns with the organization. "I did it. I got there, but not without a price". "It has been my intent to terminate this agreement since I began as president and CEO in December", USA Gymnastics president and chief executive Kerry Perry said.

by | January 20, 2018 | 02:46

I'm expecting a much closer game in Philadelphia when the Eagles and Minnesota Vikings clash in the NFC title game . However, the AFC and NFC championship games are going to be impressive, with the Patriots offense against a strong Jaguars defense and two surprising quarterbacks in Keenum and Nick Foles , who played past year for Jeff Fisher's 7-9 Los Angeles Rams.

by | January 20, 2018 | 02:25

Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino plans to sign at least two players following the 75 million pound ($100 million) sale of Virgil van Dijk to Liverpool . "I think for a striker, any player, he's absolutely incredible , but if you are a central defender, a holding midfield player, where you can control your energy, positional play, you can resist, survive", Mourinho added.

by | January 20, 2018 | 02:24

Paul Pogba has been United's main creator this season, providing 10 assists and scoring three goals in all competitions. Charlie Taylor (rib) and Scott Arfield (hamstring) are slight doubts, although the duo might be involved in some capacity.

by | January 20, 2018 | 02:24

Angelique Kerber celebrated her 30th birthday yesterday by setting up a mouth-watering clash between the only two former Australian Open champions left in the draw . Women's Third Round: No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki beat Kiki Bertens 6-4, 6-3; No. 4 Elina Svitolina beat Marta Kostyuk 6-2, 6-2; No. 19 Magdalena Rybarikova beat Kateryna Bondarenko 7-5, 3-6, 6-1; No.

by | January 20, 2018 | 02:23

Grichuk, 26, played four seasons with the Cardinals after coming over in a November 2013 trade from the Los Angeles Angels that sent David Freese and Fernando Salas to the Angels. The Jays number 11 overall prospect, Greene possesses an electric fastball that can frequently touch triple digits on the radar gun, but struggled last season at the Double-A level with Toronto's Eastern League affiliate, the New Hampshire Fisher Cats.

by | January 20, 2018 | 02:20

Reports recently have suggested that Dortmund are looking to receive €60m for the forward, although no deal has been reached between the two clubs. The Gunners are optimistic of signing the striker for £53.4m in January, according to Sky Sports' Spanish football expert Guillem Balague .

by | January 20, 2018 | 02:06

The second-seeded Swiss, who is coming off an extraordinary 2017, when he won a fifth Australian Open title and a record eighth at Wimbledon, was in total control. He lost the first set before Monfils began badly wilting in the heat in the second and was heard at one point telling the umpire: "I'm exhausted and dizzy".

by | January 20, 2018 | 01:56

Bordeaux president Stephane Martin has said that the club have "never had a discussion with Arsenal ", per L'Equipe (h/t Rory O'Callaghan at Sky Sports ). "Times have changed since I left Arsenal , but I'm pretty sure Arsene is still heavily involved when it comes from to the transfer market". The Brazilian is in hot water with the club at the moment, with Bordeaux opening disciplinary proceedings on Malcom after he posted a video on social media following a defeat, which has now ...

by | January 20, 2018 | 01:46

The Schalke midfielder will join on a free transfer at the end of the season, and that could scupper Can's return to Germany, as Bayern may not be in the market for another midfielder this summer. I am talking with everyone. The Mirror also claim that should Bayern land Goretzka, then Can is more likely to stay in the Premier League . Of course I am talking with Liverpool .

by | January 20, 2018 | 01:28

If the Raiders had an agreement in place with Gruden, then it appears they at least violated the spirit of the Rooney Rule, which is why the Fritz Pollard Alliance called for an investigation in the first place. That is, until Davis said at Gruden's introductory press conference that he had been trying to bring Gruden back to the city since the passing of his father, Al Davis , six years earlier.

by | January 20, 2018 | 01:19

The news comes on the heels of the trial of Larry Nassar , the former USA Gymnastics team doctor for nearly 20 years, pleaded guilty in November to seven counts of criminal sexual conduct in MI. Perry said the federation has canceled a planned training camp that was to begin Monday at the ranch in the Sam Houston National Forest in Walker County owned by former national team coordinators Bela and Martha Karolyi .

by | January 20, 2018 | 00:52

The Frenchman was pushed to breaking point as he tried to find shade at every opportunity and take longer breaks between points, telling the chair umpire he needed more than the allotted 25 seconds. "The health of our players is of paramount concern to us, and we are constantly monitoring conditions". The pair put on an exciting display in their second-round match at Melbourne Park, Djokovic getting the better of his French opponent 4-6 6-3 6-1 6-3.

by | January 20, 2018 | 00:50

The players know this , of course, so their decision to strongly oppose the idea is partially seen as a PR move. Manfred said in November that he preferred that a negotiated agreement was reached with players, but if that can not be accomplished the league was going to implement the changes for the 2018 season.

by | January 20, 2018 | 00:37

Wozniacki's serve faltered, but her trademark defence was exemplary as multiple break points went begging. "Leonardo is a player with big potential", said Nadal, who won the French and US Opens previous year, but had his preparation for Australia delayed because of an injured right knee.

by | January 20, 2018 | 00:31

Morphine is commonly associated with heroin, but TMZ reports there's no indication Halladay was "using heroin or any other clandestine drug". Baseball legend Roy Halladay had amphetamines, morphine and traces of a drug used to treat insomnia in his system when he was killed after crashing his private plane into the Mexican Gulf previous year, an autopsy report reveals.

by | January 19, 2018 | 23:46

Born in French Guiana in 1958, Mr. Regis moved to London with his family when he was 5. "The Premier League recognises the important career of Cyrille Regis, and his special role as a trailblazer for black players in modern English football." said the league in a statement.

by | January 19, 2018 | 23:34

Analysts often look at short interest, or the number of shares now being shorted by investors, to aid in their outlook for a particular stock. About 1.03M shares traded or 7.86% up from the average. It also reduced its holding in Liberty Global Plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK) by 203,241 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 602,640 shares, and cut its stake in Synchrony Finl (NYSE:SYF).

by | January 19, 2018 | 23:34

The 48-year-old Locksley turned down an offer from Florida State to remain with the Tide. Entering his third season with the program, Locksley has steadily climbed the coaching ladder at Alabama, first serving as an offensive analyst under Lane Kiffin in 2016 before being promoted to receivers coach before last season.

by | January 19, 2018 | 23:20

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is free to box in the United Kingdom again after a successful interview with the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) on Friday. "He should have some warm-up fights but if he looks bad in them, it decreases the value of the fight and it might decrease the interest for the fight, but one thing is for sure, Tyson Fury is an excellent heavyweight and Anthony Joshua wants to beat him and beat everyone".

by | January 19, 2018 | 23:23

Starting quarterback has been a big topic around the Vikings since the start of last season. Drew Brees is just 1-4 on the road during his playoff career. Sources said Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur remains very much in the mix for open head coaching jobs with Arizona, Detroit and the New York Giants.

by | January 19, 2018 | 23:15

We know just as much as you guys. "But it doesn't matter what the points distance is to me, what matters is that every match we have to win and we have to try and finish in the best possible position". "We scored two unbelievable goals and for me that was the good thing of the first half". He has a lot to give us. "In the second half, we played confidently and fast and aggressive and I liked the second half".

by | January 19, 2018 | 23:15

Look, every time we talk about Dzeko the names of clubs like Chelsea , Chinese clubs, Mexican clubs come up. I understand the question, but I have a very specific role. Chelsea , meanwhile, are also discussing Peter Crouch and Fernando Llorente, while Crystal Palace's out-of-form Christian Benteke is another target.

by | January 19, 2018 | 23:10

Is it an interim title fight or is it a belt fight? UFC president Dana White says if that is correct then he will strip McGregor of the Irishman's lightweight world championship belt . However, in a revised press release sent on Friday, the UFC no longer identified Ferguson as the interim champion, but still called the bout a title fight.

by | January 19, 2018 | 23:03

Apart from Walker, though, Charlotte's trade prospects have been hamstrung by unattractive contracts. The Hornets had made available their entire starting lineup, including forward Nicolas Batum (four years, $100 million), center Dwight Howard (two years, $47 million), forward Marvin Williams (three years, $42 million) and wing Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (three years, $39 million).

by | January 19, 2018 | 23:03

Tomlin requires players and staff to be present at least two hours before kickoff. In a season wrap-up column that he published on Friday , Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wrote about some of the questions Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has faced about his players being disciplined.

by | January 19, 2018 | 22:43

Robin van Persie will rejoin former club Feyenoord after Fenerbahce agreed to cancel the striker's contract. He left to join Manchester United in the summer of 2012 - in a situation reminiscent of the current one with Alexis Sanchez - and was the crucial factor as United snatched the Premier League title back from Manchester City.

by | January 19, 2018 | 22:39

It's also a meeting of Brady against Blake Bortles . X-rays proved negative, reports said. Nonetheless, after Brady sat out the Patriots practice Thursday — and did not speak to reporters, as scheduled — there was plenty of speculation about the quarterbacks health.