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The Oakland Raiders are being investigated for violating the Rooney Rule

The Oakland Raiders are being investigated for violating the Rooney Rule The Rooney Rule was put in place to make sure each team gives a serious interview to at least one minority candidate when there's a coaching job open or a or a high-ranking football operations job available. It was clear that Gruden was the Raiders' top choice from the beginning. But there is no requirement to report an interview with any candidate, minority or otherwise, from outside the league. [Full Article...]

Diego Schwartzman: 'Rafael Nadal can play aggressive tennis for four hours'

Diego Schwartzman: 'Rafael Nadal can play aggressive tennis for four hours' Top-seeded Rafael Nadal overcame a pesky Diego Schwartzman to beat the Argentinian 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 and advance to the Australian Open men's quarterfinals. The seventh seeds converted four of 10 break points and hit 19 winners to set up a second-round match against Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez of Spain and Marcelo Demoliner of Brazil, who defeated USA duo Nicole Melichar and Nicholas Mo... [Full Article...]

Kyle Edmund clinches first Grand Slam quarterfinal at Australian Open

Kyle Edmund clinches first Grand Slam quarterfinal at Australian Open As for the matches themselves, did Kyrgios cross the line with his ranting in the direction of his player box? "But once I broke him in that last game of the second set I really took control of the momentum of the match". I feel I have a good ability to control matches and the outcome of matches. "I'm just really focused on my side of the court". Both players in this match knew that this a good ... [Full Article...]

Out-of-favour at Dortmund, Aubameyang plays five-a-side

Out-of-favour at Dortmund, Aubameyang plays five-a-side Arsenal have already tested their resolve with an opening offer of £45m , which Dortmund confirmed they turned down. Di Marzio claims that the Bundesliga club are demanding a fee of €60 million euros for their prized asset and Arsenal could include Giroud in the deal to meet that asking price. [Full Article...]

Titans tab Texan's Vrabel for head coach

Titans tab Texan's Vrabel for head coach He started coaching in 2011 at his alma mater, Ohio State . The 14-year veteran and three-time New England Patriot Super Bowl Champion spent the last four seasons on staff with Houston as a linebackers coach and later defensive coordinator in 2017. [Full Article...]

Kerber's aggressive play worked, says Sharapova

Kerber's aggressive play worked, says Sharapova Osaka broke Barty to open both sets and combining 12 aces, the last on match point, with 24 winners in a ruthless display of power tennis. Sharapova pledged that her appetite for working to get back to the top is undimmed, saying: ' I usually look forward to resting in the first week of November, so I've got a long way to go until then. [Full Article...]

Jets' Robby Anderson Arrested Again

Jets' Robby Anderson Arrested Again Further details in the report include specific actions Anderson took. A Sunrise police report shows the 24-year-old Anderson was stopped early Friday in a sport utility vehicle after it ran two red lights and was swerving while traveling about 105 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

Tim Tebow invited to big-league camp for Mets spring training

Tim Tebow invited to big-league camp for Mets spring training His stats were modest -.226 with eight home runs and 52 RBIs in 126 games - but he did help both clubs set attendance records despite having losing records. If you believe the Mets are actually interested in Tebow as a player, the spring training invite makes sense in that he will have the chance to prove himself against major league pitching . [Full Article...]

Kohli says batting failure led to series loss

Kohli says batting failure led to series loss We will need to be hard on ourselves. We will ask the guys to be honest about what they were feeling at particular stages in the game."Unless you speak about it and lay it out in front of everyone, there is very little chance of improving". [Full Article...]

AFC Championship: Jaguars recall 2000 Ravens

AFC Championship: Jaguars recall 2000 Ravens The Jaguars are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games on field-turf, 12-5 in their last 17 games vs. AFC , and 2-5 in their last 7 playoff road games. The Steelers coaching staff has come under scrutiny after the Jaguars rushed for 164 yards and posted 35 points of offense while two turnovers and two failed fourth-and-1s off curious playcalls doomed the offense. [Full Article...]

Australian Open 2018: Maria Sharapova happy with aggression in second-round win

Australian Open 2018: Maria Sharapova happy with aggression in second-round win But it was no doubt a reaffirming afternoon for one of the true champions, who was still debating whether he was healthy enough to play in this major tournament when the new year began and he had not played a genuine match since last July at Wimbledon . [Full Article...]

The NBA will investigate the Rockets-Clippers post game incident

The NBA will investigate the Rockets-Clippers post game incident You can read all the gory details via ESPN's insider Adrian Wojnarowski-it's classic National Basketball Association melodrama-but there was reportedly no real fight, just a weird standoff that led to security being called. The reunion was first scheduled to happen on December 22 at Houston, but Paul missed that game with a sore left adductor. Reports suggest Ariza was the first one throug... [Full Article...]

Karthik to join Test squad in South Africa; Saha injured

Karthik to join Test squad in South Africa; Saha injured Don't know why but team India is now struggling with their team selections in the on-going Test series against South Africa. He has 51 catches and five stumpings. As a result, Karthik will be in South Africa a couple of weeks earlier than planned because he had already been picked for the six ODIs that will follow the Test series. [Full Article...]

Walcott to undergo medical as move to Everton edges closer

Walcott to undergo medical as move to Everton edges closer During his time at the club, 28-year-old Walcott scored 108 goals for Arsenal and has made 47 appearances for England , netting eight times. Walcott has made nearly 400 appearances for the Gunners since signing from Southampton in 2006, with his last coming on the south coast agains Bournemouth last weekend. [Full Article...]

BVB's Aubameyang omission leaves door open for Arsenal, Liverpool

BVB's Aubameyang omission leaves door open for Arsenal, Liverpool The Telegraph believes that Dortmund may entertain a deal with Olivier Giroud included and that could knock the fee down to £35 million. With Arsenal's prolific forward Alexis Sanchez deciding where he wants to go, with Manchester United , Manchester City and Chelsea in a three-way battle for the Chilean, the Gunners have shortlisted Pierre Emerick Aubameyang as his potential repla... [Full Article...]

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

Giants Expected to Hire Vikings Offensive Coordinator Pat Shurmur As New Coach Vikings coach Mike Zimmer expects to lose Shurmur, sources told Mortensen. Shurmur was the Cleveland Browns' head coach from 2011-12, going 9-23 in his two years with the team. In his first full season as the offensive coordinator with the Vikings this year, Shurmur has Minnesota in the NFC Championship Game and has revitalized what was once a very boring offense. [Full Article...]

Venus Williams exits Aussie Open on day of early shocks

Venus Williams exits Aussie Open on day of early shocks Ostapenko is the first big name through to the second round. "In women's tennis, anything can happen when there is no Serena Williams ", said Babos. "I played a little bit to careful and safe", she said. The result compounded an already bad day for the American women, with US Open champion Sloane Stephens continuing her losing run. [Full Article...]

Josh McDaniels expected to bring Matt Eberflus as DC

Josh McDaniels expected to bring Matt Eberflus as DC So who exactly are these coaching candidates for the Colts to potentially become their newest coordinators? McDaniels , 41, will be serving his second stint as an National Football League head coach, having previously worked two years with the Denver Broncos in 2009-10. [Full Article...]

Pirates' Andrew McCutchen To Be Traded To San Francisco Giants

Pirates' Andrew McCutchen To Be Traded To San Francisco Giants The trade has not been officially announced by either team, and it is unclear what Pittsburgh will receive in exchange for the five-time All-Star . McCutchen would join Buster Posey as former National League Most Valuable Players on the Giants roster. [Full Article...]

Saints fans arrive in Minnesota

Saints fans arrive in Minnesota Drew Brees is looking to win his 2nd Super Bowl but he's going to have to get by Case Keenum and the ruthless Vikings . New Orleans rookie running back Alvin Kamara leads the National Football League with a 6.1 yards-per-carry average. [Full Article...]


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