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Biles claims she was abused by gymnastics doctor Nassar


I am not afraid to tell my story anymore. Raisman tweeted earlier Monday that she will not be attending the sentencing hearing Tuesday, where numerous victims and their parents are expected to read victim impact statements. "I know this horrific experience does not define me, I am much more than this", said Biles, 20. I now know the answer to those questions. No. "No, I will not and should not carry the guilt that belongs to Larry Nassar , USAG [USA Gymnastics], and others", Biles wrote ... Read More »

Reporter tries to explain unusual disappearance


A Texas college football reporter found wandering near a Houston highway - after being reported missing for a day - has been discharged following several days in a hospital, and on Monday she revealed more about what doctors found. Houston Police originally found Roland early on Monday the 8th after a passerby called in a tip, believing they recognized her underneath the overpass after seeing her photo on social media. Read More »

Manchester City in fresh Alexis Sanchez talks


The player's family were spotted in London during the week after arriving to support the player in his move. "I don't master the rhythm of that but it could happen today, tomorrow, or not at all". That's why it was very hard for him. "At the moment I must say nothing is decided one way or the other". German attacking midfielder Ozil would be available on a free transfer in the summer if he ends up not signing a new contract with the Gunners before the end of the current campaign. Read More »

Bastareaud could miss Ireland match after citing for homophobic slur


European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) has launched an investigation into comments made by Bastareaud, who was seemingly incensed by something Negri said late in Toulon's 36-0 European Champions Cup victory on Sunday. RC Toulon issued a statement saying it was "convinced Mathieu used these unfortunate comments whilst in a state of aggravation as can happen regularly during a game of rugby". Read More »

Rand Paul says is 'Unfair' to call President Trump a racist


Trump addressed the issue briefly Sunday as he arrived for dinner at one of his Florida golf clubs with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California. Trump later tweeted that the language he used was tough , but not the language being reported . During the early days of the 2016 presidential election, the outiser GOP candidate turned heads when he first called for a ban on Muslim entry to the United States . Read More »

Lakers rookie Ball's MRI clean, questionable for Monday


Ball scored nine points with seven assists and seven rebounds in the game before leaving. While Ball's knee sprain is being considered minor, the Lakers look to be leaning towards taking a cautious approach with the rookie. With the signing announced on Monday, one would expect that Payton will be available to assist the team in Memphis. Much like the Lakers, the Grizzlies have had a disappointing, drama-filled season. Read More »

Kohli century keeps India going in 2nd test against SAfrica


Kohli departed soon after as he looked to take the attack to the Proteas bowlers with just Bumrah for company and in the end, India were all out for 307, trailing by 28. At the break, de Villiers was batting on 33 not out (42 balls, 5x4) while Dean Elgar was giving him company on 23 runs. And a few developing cracks from one end could enable the seamers send down effective cutters too. Read More »

Barcelona forward Dembele injured again, out 3 to 4 weeks


The game starts this Sunday at 19:45 BST. Six minute later, Barcelona took the lead. The visitors struggled to mount any sort of comeback and were consigned to their third defeat in their last five league games. Ousmane Dembele has been ruled out for the next four weeks with a left hamstring problem, with Barcelona saying the injury has nothing to do with the surgery he underwent earlier in the season. Read More »

MLB Rumors: Pirates Trade Star Outfielder Andrew McCutchen To Giants


It's unclear what the Pirates are receiving in return at this point, but the deal is all but done, pending an exchange of medical information. The Pirates originally went straight to the top of the Giants' prospect list, and one person familiar with talks characterized recent discussions as complicated. Read More »

Giants Expected to Hire Vikings Offensive Coordinator Pat Shurmur As New Coach


Shurmur's Vikings pulled off a stunning walk-off win over the Saints in Sunday's NFC divisional playoff game, meaning that he is not allowed to speak with any team until next Monday at the earliest. Bradford was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. Shurmur was the head coach of the Browns from 2011 to 2012 where things did not go well but he has rehabbed his image in stints with Philadelphia and Minnesota. Read More »

Mourinho: Zlatan still has a lot to offer


The 27-year-old is out of contract in the summer of 2019 but Manchester United do have the option of extending his deal by a further 12 months. Internationally, he has been capped twenty-five times for his country and was their first choice keeper for the 2016 European Championships in France. Read More »

Pochettino eyes new record for goal-machine Kane


Alan Pardew oversaw his first Premier League victory as West Brom manager thanks to a 2-0 win over Brighton, while Rafael Benitez's Newcastle came from behind to draw 1-1 with bottom-of-the-table Swansea City as the battle to avoid relegation intensified. Read More »

Real Madrid fighting to finish in top four, says Kroos

Said Zidane: "We don't deserve this". Villarreal still looked unsafe on their rare forays into the opposition half and Nacho did well to deny Bacca a clean shot on target with a well-timed block. In their last La Liga game, Madrid drew 2-2 with Celta de Vigo. Real Madrid are fourth in the table with 32 points but are 16 points behind Barcelona . Read More »

Another talk to take place on Wednesday between two Koreas


There is also speculation that the Moranbong band, the young North Korean despot's favorite female propaganda pop band, will also attend, although the groups participation has not yet been officially announced. The orchestra will perform in Seoul and Gangneung, a city 240km east of the capital where some of the competitions will be held. Trump responded saying that the US-led campaign of sanctions and other pressures were beginning to have a "big impact" on North Korea. Read More »

Andrew Luck's health 'an issue' for Josh McDaniels


One of the aspects surrounding the Colts head coach opening includes the uncertainty of quarterback Andrew Luck and his healthy entering the 2018 offseason. General manager Chris Ballard said during his press conference on January 1 that he wouldn't want a coach to come here just for the franchise quarterback . Read More »

Klopp: Coutinho money will go back into Liverpool team


Klopp has vast experience of losing key players during his managerial career, having seen the likes of Mario Gotze, Robert Lewandowski and Nuri Sahin leave Borussia Dortmund during his seven years in charge there. "He's a quick and skilful player, who links up very well, uses both feet very well, creates goals and scores them". Coutinho had four years left on his contract at Anfield , he was cup-tied for Barcelona's European games and they didn't need him to win the league, as they're ... Read More »

Man Utd favourites to sign Sanchez

Sanchez, who has been at Arsenal since 2014, was close to joining City last summer but the clubs couldn't agree to a deal on the final day of the window. The Gunners are now sixth in the Premier League, 23 points off leaders City . Klopp's side, in their first match since Philippe Coutinho left to join Barcelona, showed they still have enviable depth in attack, taking an early lead when Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain marauded forward and thundered a shot past City stopper Ederson. Read More »

Paul Lambert appointed Stoke City manager as successor to Mark Hughes


The Premier League club were linked with a host of managers after Hughes' departure, but saw Gary Rowett sign a new deal at Derby and were then turned down by Quique Sanchez Flores and Martin O'Neill. Manchester United have been getting healthier over the past few weeks. Down at the other end of the table, and the Potters will be desperate for the points that will see them escape the relegation zone. Read More »

England cricketer Ben Stokes charged with affray over Bristol Mbargo brawl


Stokes missed the Ashes tour after being arrested while on a night out in Bristol with England teammates and other friends during the one-day series against West Indies. It seems like the troubles for the European Central Bank and Ben Stokes are only mounting. If the charges against the cricketer are tried in the magistrate's court then it may lead to a fine or an imprisonment up to 6 months . Read More »

Isaiah Thomas admits to not feeling right upon return


While they rank fifth in the league in offensive efficiency, they have slipped to 29th in defensive efficiency. The Golden State Warriors are 12-0 straight up and 7-5 against the spread over their last 12 road games. "We're no way in panic mode", Thomas said. It's only January ... but we got to be prideful. Then we ran off 18 out of 19 and everybody loved us. Durant posted 25 points in the first encounter with the Cavaliers on Christmas Day, edging them 99-92 without Stephen Curry in ... Read More »

Chelsea running on empty, admits Conte

Furthermore, Chelsea are in the top four of the Premier League , through to the knockout stages of the Champions League, still in the FA Cup and one victory away from a Wembley appearance in the Carabao Cup final. Then I made a decision to pick the same formation. Conte's position has come under increasing scrutiny at Stamford Bridge, with constant hints since the summer that he has not been happy with the transfer policy at Chelsea . Read More »

Jose Mourinho Insists He Does Not Like Feuding With Rival Bosses


Conte says our attacking struggles are down to the whole team and not any one individual. The Italian's position has been the subject of speculation over a rumoured frustration regarding transfers. "I personally think Conte's doing a great job", he continued. The Chile forward has been linked with a January move, with Manchester United rumoured to have joined Manchester City in the race to recruit him. Read More »

Edmund hails 'best' victory after beating Anderson in Australian Open


But the 23-year-old has his work cut out if he is to make it beyond the tournament's opening day after drawing 11th seed and US Open runner-up Kevin Anderson . Edmund was frustrated to finish it virtually where he started at 50 in the rankings. Memories of Paris stirred when Anderson took control of the fifth set at 2-0, but this time Edmund hit straight back. Read More »