February 23, 2018

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Little Canada gymnast says she too was abused by United States team doctor


USA Gymnastics says it won't fine McKayla Maroney if she decides to speak out about former sports doctor Larry Nassar during his sentencing hearing. "It left a mental scar that unfortunately will always be something that happened", she said. International Gymnastics Federation president Morinari Watanabe told AFP on Tuesday that his governing body will also set up a victim support body in the wake of the abuse of children by Nassar. Read More »

Joshua laughs off Parker's drug taunts ahead of March fight


Joshua dismissed a claim by New Zealand's Parker he is the "king of steroids" ahead of their world heavyweight title unification bout, AFP reports. He added: 'It's about making history now, we are always moving in that direction. It's an honour to be up here with another world champion. I feel he's a good fighter and has a lot of support. I know his strengths. Joshua said he had be recalled late to the Great Britain team and was "very unfit" when he was dropped in the European ... Read More »

RIP Cyrille Regis: West Brom Icon Sadly Passes Away Aged 59


Born in French Guiana , Regis moved to west London with his family as a five-year-old and came late to professional football after being spotted as a teenager by non-league Molesey. The scope of Regis was in that he managed to outlive a number of footballing eras and hold the banner high for black footballers in England . Off the pitch, Regis was inducted into the Coventry City Hall of Fame, voted WBA all-time Cult Hero and received an MBE in 2008. Read More »

How Titans' firing of Mike Mularkey affects Giants' search for head coach


Despite that, reports have indicated that if Shurmur were to land the Giants head coaching job, he may look to bring Keenum in for 2018. Consider Odell Beckham Jr . Keenum, who bounced around between the Texans and Rams from 2013-16, completed 67.6 percent of his passes for 3,547 yards, 22 touchdowns and seven interceptions in his first season with Shurmur. Read More »

Giants Deal For Pirates Slugger Andrew McCutchen


We shall learn in six months who got the better end of this exchange - the Giants, or Not The Giants. The Mets inked outfielder Jay Bruce to a three-year deal last week. In almost 6,000 plate appearance (5,829) with the Pirates, McCutchen produced a.291 batting average, 203 home runs, 725 RBI, while getting on-base at.379 clip and slugging.487. Read More »

Stoke City appoint Paul Lambert as manager


Ramadan Sobhi features, as Stoke City suffer 3-0 against Manchester United in their third Premier League loss in a row failing to score in all three games. Ibrahimovic though, will be unavailable for the rest of the month, and Mourinho chose to comment on the frustrating injury that has put the Swede out of action during his pre-match press conference . Read More »

Iheanacho not leaving in January says Puel

Saturday's dismal 0-0 draw against Leicester only reinforced the need for fresh blood. Leicester , meanwhile, put a disappointing brief spell behind them last Monday night with an impressive 3-0 win over Huddersfield, though they only managed a 0-0 stalemate with League One outfit Fleetwood Town in the FA Cup on Saturday afternoon. Read More »

Astros to acquire right-hander Gerrit Cole


Cole was often referred to as a "bulldog" on the mound during his time with the Pittsburgh Pirates , yet that dogged mentality opened him up for criticism. A first-round pick of the Marlins in 2013, Moran has appeared in 16 major league games, recording seven hits in 34 at-bats. Musgrove will now compete with Tyler Glasnow and Steven Brault for the fifth spot in the Pirates' rotation, which will also include Ivan Nova , Jameson Taillon , Chad Kuhl and Trevor Williams . Read More »

Few Canadian cities cold enough to host future Winter Olympics


Taeyang's Olympic song was announced last June , but was released to coincide with increasing activities in South Korea ahead of the Olympics , including the torch relay, which has also featured Korean entertainers as torchbearers. Team GB won one medal at each of the 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics, both in skeleton. While the technology isn't mature enough to provide that air of reality, it would be interesting to see how it's received this time around and where the technology will stand in ... Read More »

Jon Gruden and company reload


The Raiders played a Monday Night Football game December 25 in Philadelphia, and Davis met Gruden before kickoff against the Eagles. He beat Oakland in the Super Bowl the next season but always identified with the Raiders. So when the Raiders said that they complied with the Rooney Rule by interviewing Tee Martin and Bobby Johnson, they were really just covering their posteriors. Read More »

Titans to Play Chargers in London in 2018


The NFL announced the game will be played at London's Wembley Stadium on either October 21 or October 28. "We continue to be very excited by the growth of the NFL in the UK", NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a release. "This is another important year as we develop our plans for London and the United Kingdom", said NFL Executive Vice President of global and Events Mark Waller. Read More »

Ronaldo and Messi make UEFA team of the year


Kevin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard are the only two Premier League players in the 2017 UEFA Team of the Year with Harry Kane and Neymar missing out. Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang. Read More »

Massive, deep deposits of ice found on Mars


Elon Musk , chief executive of SpaceX, has also discussed plans for private manned missions to Mars . A cross-section of a thick sheet of underground ice is exposed at the steep slope that appears bright blue in this enhanced-color view of Mars from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment ( HiRISE ) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter in this image released on January 11, 2018. Read More »

Yankees not out of the Gerrit Cole hunt yet


Cole, 27, has two years remaining before free agency and was coveted by multiple teams - most notably the New York Yankees, who gained traction on a deal for Cole near the holidays before talks cooled. He was 12-12 with a 4.26 ERA and 196 strikeouts in 203.0 inning pitched in 2017. He helped lead the Pirates to the postseason, but he coughed up four earned runs in five innings during a loss against the Chicago Cubs in the National League Wild Card Game. Read More »

Browns hiring Packers executive Eliot Wolf


In turn, the hiring of Highsmith - Dorsey and Highsmith worked together in Green Bay - is that traditional NFL GM's resume at work. The Cleveland Browns have made a concerted effort over the last several weeks to refigure their front office with new personnel. Read More »

Signs pointing to Matt Patricia as Giants coach


Houston Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel , Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur, Green Bay Packers associate head coach Winston Moss and current offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter have interviewed for the job. "The Giants are conducting their sixth and final interview with former Broncos RB coach Eric Studesville on Wednesday, but the feeling is Patricia and the Giants may have found themselves a ideal match, " the Daily News's Pat Leonard wrote. Read More »

Hulu Renews 'Marvel's Runaways' and 'Future Man'

Hulu has renewed Marvel's Runaways for a second season, per TV Line . That news comes as no surprise for the former series because there was plenty of anticipation leading up to its debut and it has received a fair amount of good buzz in its first season. Read More »

Did Donald Trump Forget the Words to the National Anthem?


People have accused the United States president of forgetting the words. "We want our flag respected", Trump said earlier Monday during a speech in Nashville, Tennessee, "and we want our national anthem respected also". President Trump is the oldest person to be elected president in US history, and his memory has often been called into question. But as some on Twitter pointed out, right-wing critics who once called out what they considered to be President Obama's inadequately large ... Read More »

Man City outclass Burnley at the Etihad


It is a prestigious competition the FA Cup, if you are not strong you can not do that. But after, of course, to give real value to what we have done so far, what we are going to do in the future, you have to lift the titles. "I'm happy he made the statement", said Guardiola. The north London club are 9/2 (5 .50) to win this tournament and 10/3 (4.33 ) to get the better of Chelsea in the first leg of their semi-final at Stamford Bridge. Read More »

New signing Van Dijk's header wins it for Liverpool


Long before Van Dijk's 84th-minute goal, there was an ugly flashpoint between Mason Holgate , the Everton defender, and Roberto Firmino, the Liverpool forward. Liverpool hasn't lost to Everton in 16 matches - a club record - and Everton's winless run at the home of its great rival extended to 21 games, dating back to 1999. Read More »

Packers promoting Gutekunst to be next GM


The Green Bay Packers will continue interviews with top internal candidates to replace general manager Ted Thompson on Friday. When Mark Murphy offered the position to Gutekunst on Sunday, Gutekunst was in Houston on his way to interview for the Texans GM job. Read More »