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McGregor Reacts To Pacquaio Boxing Match Speculation McGregor Reacts To Pacquaio Boxing Match Speculation
- December 17, 2017

McGregor has been rumored to be making his way to WWE and has said that he would defeat Mayweather in a rematch. Pacquiao earlier said he has opened talks to fight McGregor when he takes a break from his legislative duties in April. Showtime added that global revenues, including ticket sales , sponsorship and worldwide distribution, exceeded $600m (£450.42m). As WBC minimumweight champion Wanheng Menayothin (49-0) closes on his flawless 50-0 record, Mayweather may well get itchy ... (more...)
Guardiola: 'No words to describe' Kevin De Bruyne's fine display
- December 17, 2017

Twenty minutes from the end and City got their deserved second when a quick break from a failed Spurs throw-in allowed de Bruyne to drive into the left side of the box and thump his shot past a despairing Lloris, doubling the hosts lead. (more...)
Pats sign wide receiver Kenny Britt, recently cut by Browns Pats sign wide receiver Kenny Britt, recently cut by Browns
- December 14, 2017

The deal is for two years, according to ESPN. Britt was released by the NFL's basement team only to land in one of the league's penthouse suites. Britt will reunite with former college teammate Devin McCourty - he was with Devin's twin brother Jason in Cleveland - as well other former Rutgers stars Duron Harmon and Jonathan Freeny. (more...)
Yankees, Marlins in trade Yankees, Marlins in trade
- December 14, 2017

A right fielder in Miami, Stanton said he won't mind playing left field or designated hitter with the Yankees . The Yankees won 91 games in the regular season and came within one win of the World Series in October, losing the final two games of the American League Championship Series at Houston. (more...)
LaVar Ball 'dunks' on President Trump to escalate the pair's feud LaVar Ball 'dunks' on President Trump to escalate the pair's feud
- December 09, 2017

The Ball family's decision effectively strips LiAngelo and LaMelo of their amateur status and prevents them from playing at the college level. Instead, the two brothers are planning to play overseas. "I don't know the deals and who is offering what", Ball told ESPN. LaVar Ball reportedly believed that the suspension, which kept Ball out of UCLA's first eight games of the season and counting, was unfair because the charges were dropped by the Chinese government after two weeks. (more...)
Russian Federation banned from 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea Russian Federation banned from 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea
- December 06, 2017

Russian athletes are among those targeted most with the nation awaiting the International Olympic Committee decision on its participation at February's Pyeongchang winter Olympics following the widespread doping scandal in the country. Tuesday's decision may have major consequences for another major sports event, next year's $11 billion soccer World Cup in Russian Federation. Invitations will be decided by an International Olympic Committee panel chaired by former France Sports Minister ... (more...)
South Africa triumph in opening World Rugby Sevens Series event in Dubai South Africa triumph in opening World Rugby Sevens Series event in Dubai
- December 03, 2017

It was the World Rugby Sevens Player of the Year 2016 Seabelo Senatla who showed his tactical awareness for the Blitzboks second, ripping the ball out of a ruck on the Fiji 10 metre line and slipping through the defence untouched. "We had a long pre-season and a few of the guys were involved in 15-man rugby and we have been saying that it's a 'brand new team with some familiar faces'". (more...)
Manchester United Rocked By Huge Injury Blow Ahead Of Arsenal Game Manchester United Rocked By Huge Injury Blow Ahead Of Arsenal Game
- December 02, 2017

Mourinho has emphasised he is focusing just on Saturday's match rather than the title race as a whole - and likened the one-game-at-a-time approach to how tennis great Bjorn Borg was coached. It is Arsenal , and that is hard enough without us being focused on other things. "I love tennis, I don't play tennis". Mourinho, however, insists he will always aim to field his strongest side, regardless of the concerns about balancing his squad for the coming matches. (more...)
Deputies: Missing teen may be with soccer coach Deputies: Missing teen may be with soccer coach
- November 30, 2017

Frisina's mother said she wants her daughter to let the family know she is OK and to come home. A 17-year-old Florida girl and a soccer coach have both been missing for days, and police are now looking into a possible relationship between the student and the 27-year-old man. (more...)
AMBER alert issued for missing North Carolina 3-year-old girl AMBER alert issued for missing North Carolina 3-year-old girl
- November 30, 2017

Monday. The Onslow County Sheriff's Office said they trust Mariah was stole, and depicted her as having light hair and blue eyes and weighing around 30 pounds. Sunday. Family members said there was no sign of forced entry or anything wrong with Mariah's room but did mention the back door was unlocked. Woods said. (more...)
Man United defender Victor Lindelof: Prem 'much tougher' than Portugal Man United defender Victor Lindelof: Prem 'much tougher' than Portugal
- November 29, 2017

With Lingard supporting Martial and Romelu Lukaku in a 3-4-1-2 system, United were set up perfectly to hit Watford on the break and in the 32nd minute they were three goals to the good. Their last two games against West Ham and Newcastle have been their brightest defensive games of the season, against two offensively lackluster teams. (more...)
Chip Kelly hire instantly makes Bruins contenders Chip Kelly hire instantly makes Bruins contenders
- November 26, 2017

The jury remains out on whether Kelly can overtake USC and aid in UCLA becoming a top-tier program in Los Angeles but, if he can't do it, there is every reason to believe that most could not. Kelly, the former head coach at the University of New Hampshire, came to national prominence as the head coach at the University of Oregon . OR made an appearance in a BCS Bowl game in each of Kelly's four seasons, including a trip to the National Championship game following the 2010 season. (more...)
Robinho given prison sentence in Italy for 2013 sexual assault Robinho given prison sentence in Italy for 2013 sexual assault
- November 24, 2017

Robinho , 33, who now plays with Atlético Mineiro in Brazil , pleaded not guilty via his lawyer and did not appear at any of the court hearings in northern Italy. According to local legislation no Brazilian citizen can be extradited to another country under request to face criminal charges, although that will not apply should he leave his home nation and is detained elsewhere. (more...)
Absence makes Man Utd grow fonder for Pogba Absence makes Man Utd grow fonder for Pogba
- November 23, 2017

United have opted for Sergio Romero in goal, with Chris Smalling and Marco Rojo joined in defence by Matteo Darmian and Daley Blind. Rio Ferdinand believes the return of Paul Pogba has meant that Henrikh Mkhitaryan has had to be dropped at Manchester United . (more...)
Weather Channel's plan to film Georgia Dome implosion foiled by city bus Weather Channel's plan to film Georgia Dome implosion foiled by city bus
- November 22, 2017

Almost 5,000 pounds of explosives were used to bring down the Georgia Dome this morning just after 7:30 a.m. Demolition officials say they used an industrial strength curtain between the dome and the new $1.6 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium to protect it from damage. (more...)
Rafa Benitez: Paul Pogba not at Steven Gerrard level Rafa Benitez: Paul Pogba not at Steven Gerrard level
- November 21, 2017

Anthony Martial uploaded the following clip to his Instagram story after the game, as Jesse Lingard, Romelu Lukaku , and Paul Pogba danced and sang in celebration. Asked about his faster than expected recovery from injury, Ibrahimovic later compared himself to a lion. Pogba missed 12 games with a hamstring injury, a spell during which United have slipped eight points behind leaders Manchester City . (more...)
Goffin shocks Federer in semifinal match of ATP Finals Goffin shocks Federer in semifinal match of ATP Finals
- November 20, 2017

Dimitrov, unbeaten in five matches during the ATP Finals , battled back and took the opener with his fifth set point, but the only break of serve in the second set went in Goffin's favour to see the match levelled up at 1-1. He was broken again in the third game of the second set and then twice more as Goffin cruised to victory. What at first appeared to be an exercise in damage limitation grew into an increasingly potent threat as Goffin's serve subdued Federer, who fired a forehand long on ... (more...)
Manchester United to step up pursuit of Tottenham star Manchester United to step up pursuit of Tottenham star
- November 19, 2017

Danny Rose sparked controversy earlier this season after the full-back questioned Spurs over their ambition, citing underpayment of players as well as reluctance to sign high profile players "who he does not have to google". Shaw's main struggle has been dealing with injuries, with the England worldwide making just 32 league appearances in four seasons. However, Tottenham chief Daniel Levy is adamant he will not sell to United, and improve one of their rival's squads. (more...)
Muhammad Hafeez suspended again for 'illegal' bowling action Muhammad Hafeez suspended again for 'illegal' bowling action
- November 19, 2017

Former chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Zaka Ashraf on Friday expressed suspicion on England's Loughborough University's test report, which led to the suspension of all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez for his illegal bowling action. But, feels after the ICC amended the bowling laws, Hafeez should have thought about his career, especially after he was first suspended from bowling in 2014. (more...)
Helicopter and aircraft collision in mid-air results in 'number of casualties' Helicopter and aircraft collision in mid-air results in 'number of casualties'
- November 18, 2017

Both aircraft came from Wycombe Air Park, also known as Booker Airfield, near High Wycombe, which offers flight training. They were joined in the dense woodland by paramedics, firefighters and Thames Valley Police, who said the first priority was "preservation of life". (more...)
Home Form Vital For Arsenal, Says Wenger Home Form Vital For Arsenal, Says Wenger
- November 17, 2017

Despite the Arsenal manager's non-committal response, Lacazette seems nearly certain to regain his starting place after Wenger confirmed Olivier Giroud was likely to miss the match with the injury he picked up on global duty last week. "For 20 years", Wenger said, before smiling. Moments earlier at the news conference Thursday, Wenger had interrupted a reporter who pointed out that Arsenal had dominated Tottenham for a "long time". (more...)
Ventura's status still in question after Italy eliminated Ventura's status still in question after Italy eliminated
- November 16, 2017

The Italian federation (FIGC) initially issued a statement saying that Ventura was "no longer" the coach without clarifying whether he had been sacked or resigned. Instead, it said he would put forward "various proposals" at a forthcoming FIGC meeting, without giving further details. Ventura has never won a major title or coached top tier teams such as AC Milan, Inter Milan or Juventus. (more...)
Argentina squander two-goal lead and lose to Nigeria Argentina squander two-goal lead and lose to Nigeria
- November 15, 2017

The Sky Blues' record goalscorer fell ill at half time of the Albiceleste's 4-2 defeat to Nigeria at the Stadion FK in Krasnodar and lost consciousness, according to TyC Sports . "His suggestion will be tabled at the CAF Executive Committee meeting very soon and we hope they approve it so that we can play a friendly match in March ". (more...)
LSU's next opponent, Tennessee, fires its head coach LSU's next opponent, Tennessee, fires its head coach
- November 13, 2017

Sports Illustrated's Bruce Feldman was the first to report the news. Reports indicate Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones has been fired from the University of Tennessee. Under Jones, the Vols didn't achieve the success they experienced in the 1990s. ESPN's Chris Low reported that Brady Joke, former Ball State, San Diego State and MI head coach, will be the interim coach for the Vols. (more...)
Ruben Loftus-Cheek Ruben Loftus-Cheek "really happy" with England debut
- November 12, 2017

The 21-year-old's calm display, especially when he dropped deep into midfield, won him praise from a variety of experts. Every England fan knows from watching Wright as a pundit; there are not many more men passionate about England's national team than him. (more...)
New Patriots TE Bennett has torn rotator cuff New Patriots TE Bennett has torn rotator cuff
- November 11, 2017

Bennett signed a three-year, $21 million contract that included a $6.3 million signing bonus in free agency. Packers coach Mike McCarthy acknowledged he advised Bennett seek additional opinions about his shoulder injury. He was claimed by the Patriots the next day. "I talked to him Tuesday (following the bye week) after practice and he (had) a shoulder concern injury". (more...)
Vikings add Teddy Bridgewater to active roster; Sam Bradford to IR Vikings add Teddy Bridgewater to active roster; Sam Bradford to IR
- November 09, 2017

After being activated from the team's reserve/PUP list, Bridgewater wasn't even limited in his first practice back. Keenum replaced Bradford in the Bears game and led Minnesota to a 20-17 victory, and he's won each of his four starts since then. (more...)
Man City extend Premier League lead, Chelsea beat United Man City extend Premier League lead, Chelsea beat United
- November 07, 2017

David Luiz's omission came only a few weeks after Conte had described him as his best defender at the club. The Italian, who has been involved in a mini-feud with the former Blues boss this season, left his counterpart waiting in vain as he rushed to the middle of the pitch to celebrate his side's win with his players, with his assistants taking up handshake duties while he congratulated the Blues squad, pumping his fists in the air. (more...)
Down 18 -Celtics come back to shock Thunder Down 18 -Celtics come back to shock Thunder
- November 05, 2017

When the Boston Celtics started off the season with back-to-back losses, it turned off many people's idea of them having a shot to play in June. With an average of 40.7 FanDuel points, Irving is projected for 26.5 points, 6.8 assists and 44.2 FanDuel points at a cost of $8,400 on Friday night. (more...)
Georgia takes top spot in first College Football Playoff rankings of 2017 Georgia takes top spot in first College Football Playoff rankings of 2017
- November 05, 2017

Georgia and Alabama are unbeaten and now on course to meet in the SEC Championship game in Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Georgia also has a victory over Notre Dame on their resume, and the Fighting Irish hold the No. Committee chairman Kirby Hocutt, the athletic director for Texas Tech, said the Bulldogs had a slight edge over the Crimson Tide because of the victory against the Irish on September 9. (more...)
Ivanka Trump hails 'womenomics' in Japan ahead of president's visit
- November 04, 2017

At a World Assembly for Women, she spoke about boosting equal participation in "traditionally male-dominated sectors of our economy" but there were many empty seats that officials blamed on tight security restrictions, the BBC reported. Through his so-called womenomics policies - which seek to create "a society where women can shine", Abe said he has "used his efforts to the utmost" on the issues of child care and creating better working environments for women. (more...)
Man Utd boss Mourinho 'surprised but happy' after Herrera Huddersfield rant Man Utd boss Mourinho 'surprised but happy' after Herrera Huddersfield rant
- October 30, 2017

But Pochettino wasn't happy that Mourinho had a long conversation in Portugeuse with his England midfielder. But Mourinho values him highly and said he never entertained the idea of getting rid of him. "If you want to speak about his words I would be very disappointed if his words were different". "[We have] one more training session. But in terms of the attitude that we didn't like, because I know the players and how good a people they are, I believe that was an isolated case". (more...)
Kane out of United v Spurs with hamstring strain Kane out of United v Spurs with hamstring strain
- October 30, 2017

This is after it was reported that the England striker would miss the mouth-watering clash at Old Trafford on Saturday, news that didn't seem to fascinate "The Special One". "You must adapt when some player are not fit to play". "We believe in the collective, the squad". "It happens during a season, you can not play well all the time, you can not win all the time". (more...)
Texans kneel in protest after Bob McNair's 'inmate' comments Texans kneel in protest after Bob McNair's 'inmate' comments
- October 30, 2017

After being compared to "inmates running the prison" by team owner Bob McNair, a majority of the Houston Texans responded by taking a knee during the national anthem before their game against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. But McNair's seeming comparison of the league's players to "inmates" sparked a bitter backlash from players across the league - and even from players in other sports. (more...)
Astros' Yuli Gurriel may face disciplinary action for apparent racially insensitive gesture Astros' Yuli Gurriel may face disciplinary action for apparent racially insensitive gesture
- October 29, 2017

Some top sports columnists urged Manfred to suspend Gurriel immediately while others said he should be let off the hook . Did Yuli Gurriel say chinito while he made that gesture? Manfred said Gurriel "expressed remorse " when they met Saturday, adding that he also met with owners and executives from teams and players' union representatives. (more...)