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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...)
Oklahoma State Cowboys at West Virginia Mountaineers Oklahoma State Cowboys at West Virginia Mountaineers
- October 29, 2017

Richards had a 59-yard interception return against the Mountaineers previous year. Despite a brief rally from the Mountaineers in the second half, Oklahoma State dominated and capitalized off of West Virginia's miscues. The Mountaineers had 493 yards of offense against Baylor, while Oklahoma State had a school-record 747 yards at home against the Bears a week earlier. (more...)
Antonio Conte Claims Steve Holland Media Reports 'Lacked Respect' Antonio Conte Claims Steve Holland Media Reports 'Lacked Respect'
- October 28, 2017

Antonio Conte was pleased with the former Manchester United man's performance, although the Chelsea manager says he can play even better. Conte, who played for Juventus under Ancelotti, a Chelsea League and FA Cup victor in 2010, used an expletive in relation to the same reports. (more...)
Judge denies request for expedited Ezekiel Elliott hearing Judge denies request for expedited Ezekiel Elliott hearing
- October 24, 2017

Judge Katherine Polk Failla of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of NY ruled Elliott's hearing will be held, as originally scheduled, on October 30. Elliott had 147 yards rushing Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers with three touchdowns, two rushing and one receiving. The NFL has not been permitted to enforce the suspension all season. (more...)
Andreas Athanasiou, Red Wings agree to 1-year contract Andreas Athanasiou, Red Wings agree to 1-year contract
- October 23, 2017

The Wings also had made Athanasiou a two-year offer for $1.9 million a season. Detroit Red Wings restricted free agent Andreas Athanasiou is expected to decide whether he'll re-sign with the Red Wings or join a European team in the very near future. (more...)
Aguero equals City's all-time goal-scoring record as leaders cruise Aguero equals City's all-time goal-scoring record as leaders cruise
- October 22, 2017

Burnley manager Sean Dyche viewed the incident slightly differently, believing Portugal global Silva was "stretching gamesmanship" . He is going to break it and it will be something special. "For the moment, I think so [the title race is between the Manchester clubs], but everybody's still there", De Bruyne told ESPN . "In that respect, I think that Chelsea and Manchester United have a little bit of an edge". (more...)
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere: 'Troy Deeney's comments not justified'
- October 21, 2017

And despite slipping down the ranks in terms of capacity over the last decade with Premier League clubs moving to new grounds, Deeney says nothing beats St James' Park . It's very easy to be critical of people especially when you've beaten them. We will see in the next match and we will see what happens. "We did certain things wrong but we certainly didn't want to let the lead slip". (more...)
Jeremy Lin Out For Season With Ruptured Patella Tendon Jeremy Lin Out For Season With Ruptured Patella Tendon
- October 21, 2017

ESPN reported there is tremendous concern over his knee in the organization. According to ESPN, he will undergo an evaluation on his knee in NY with the Nets reportedly concerned over the severity of the injury. "So you can only feel for him". As he was seated next to the basket Lin began to cry. He eluded them, elevated for the shot and drew a goaltending call on IN big man Myles Turner . (more...)
Arsenal vs Red Star Belgrade Preview Arsenal vs Red Star Belgrade Preview
- October 20, 2017

Arsenal's next Europa league game is on November 2nd at the Emirates again against Red Star. Following a typical pre-match offering, Red Star's fans bucked tradition and unfurled another huge banner for the start of the second half, but it could not lift the stodgy fare on the pitch. (more...)
Salah wants improved English Premier League showing from Liverpool Salah wants improved English Premier League showing from Liverpool
- October 19, 2017

The Senegalese winger picked up a hamstring duty while on worldwide duty with his national side and is sidelined for six weeks. Jurgen Klopp has confirmed Loris Karius will start in goal for Liverpool , and the Reds are also without Sadio Mane - who picked up a hamstring injury during the recent worldwide break. (more...)
Mourinho explains 'mission impossible' at Old Trafford
- October 19, 2017

The Portuguese stated in the summer that he would be happy to stay at United for another decade, but his tune has changed at the start of the season. 'I'm not signing a new five-year contract and I'm not leaving for PSG , ' said the Portuguese. (more...)
Switzerland, Italy, Croatia, Denmark seeded for World Cup play-offs Switzerland, Italy, Croatia, Denmark seeded for World Cup play-offs
- October 17, 2017

This latest rankings are to be used for the draw for the 2018 World Cup. The same procedure will then be repeated for the remaining balls in the two pots. Likewise they can not play Sweden or Greece. Both balls in pot 3 will then be mixed up again and then drawn one after the other. Four two-legged ties will be played, with the first leg taking place between 9 and 11 November and the return between 12 and 14 of the same month. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino confirms Spurs blow for Real Madrid Mauricio Pochettino confirms Spurs blow for Real Madrid
- October 15, 2017

We could not find the space as they sat very deep. It wasn't a great performance. "The second half we changed it a little bit, we started to move the ball quicker". Harry Kane broke the massed ranks of black and red as he latched on to a pass from Eriksen but he couldn't get a shot off cleanly to finish. He slotted home neatly from just inside the Bournemouth area. (more...)
Rafael Nadal beats Grigor Dimitrov to reach semi-finals of Shanghai Masters Rafael Nadal beats Grigor Dimitrov to reach semi-finals of Shanghai Masters
- October 14, 2017

Dimitrov, the World No. 9, was an obvious underdog against the in-form Nadal, but did manage to come away with something to remember. The top-seeded Nadal recorded a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Italy's Fabio Fognini , while the second-seeded Federer registered a 6-4, 6-2 triumph over Ukrainian qualifier Alexandr Dolgopolov. (more...)
Kyrie Irving on Boston Kyrie Irving on Boston
- October 14, 2017

Danny realizes that he treated Isaiah terribly after everything he had done for the Celtics , and understands why the pair may never speak, but also notes that breaking relationships with players, no matter how strong, just comes with the job of being an NBA General Manager. (more...)
Marouane Fellaini to be sidelined Marouane Fellaini to be sidelined "for a couple of weeks"
- October 11, 2017

Even without Lukaku and Fellaini , Belgium's squad has good depth, and the attacking quality on offer should be too much for a Cyprus team on a poor run and offering little going forward. As much as Fellaini has been maligned during his time at Old Trafford, the figures show how desperate Manchester United will be to get him back. (more...)
Astros Rocket Past Red Sox, Take 2-0 Series Lead Astros Rocket Past Red Sox, Take 2-0 Series Lead
- October 09, 2017

Sale, who made his postseason debut after seven years of missing out with the Chicago White Sox , seemed trapped in a bad dream. The Astros continued to get the better of Sale as Altuve hit his second home run of the game , extending the Astros' lead to 5-2 in the bottom of the fifth. (more...)
South Africa punish Bangladesh attack South Africa punish Bangladesh attack
- October 07, 2017

South Africa were going at healthy rate of almost 4½ runs per over in the opening session on Friday, with Elgar hitting 13 fours and racing toward another century. Maharaj chipped in with two more lbws to leave Bangladesh on 73-8 at the first drinks break after just an hour's play. "We're very unlucky in that we have four bowlers injured at the same time; we've never faced with a scenario like this". (more...)
Man City striker Aguero hurt in auto crash Man City striker Aguero hurt in auto crash
- September 30, 2017

Aguero's absence means Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus is likely to lead the line for City at Stamford Bridge, where they have won only once in their previous seven attempts, and for much a busy schedule that now packs in 12 fixtures over the next two months at home and overseas. (more...)
Russell Westbrook and Thunder agree to $205M contract extension Russell Westbrook and Thunder agree to $205M contract extension
- September 30, 2017

The extension gives Westbrook the biggest contract in National Basketball Association history, $233 million over six years when combined with his $28.5 million salary this season, according to Wojnarowski . "Russell's commitment to the Thunder organisation since its inception in 2008 has helped propel us to great heights and stare down great challenges over our first decade", Thunder general manager Sam Presti said. (more...)
Jose Mourinho "angry" over Premier League scheduling?
- September 28, 2017

Mourinho, who has won the Champions League twice, was very critical of United's Europa League and Premier League scheduling last season. "I think that was last season". United sit top of Group A after a comfortable 3-0 victory over Basel in their opening match. "I have started very well and will do my best to carry on". (more...)
United States bombers fly off east coast of North Korea: Pentagon United States bombers fly off east coast of North Korea: Pentagon
- September 25, 2017

Defense Department spokesman Dana White says in a statement that the mission shows how seriously the USA takes what he calls North Korea's "reckless behavior". The rhetoric between Trump and Kim has grown exceptionally personal. -North Korea nuclear crisis, no one can be sure where this would lead or whether the North will even carry out its threat. (more...)
Kevin Hart Was Creeping And Involved in Multi-Million Dollar Extortion Kevin Hart Was Creeping And Involved in Multi-Million Dollar Extortion
- September 19, 2017

I'm not going to sit up here and say that I am or claim to be in any way, shape or form. "But I'm also not going to allow a person to have financial gain off of my mistakes and in this particular situation that was what was attempted", Hart continued. (more...)
Prediction: Manchester United vs Everton Prediction: Manchester United vs Everton
- September 17, 2017

Having swapped Turf Moor for Goodison Park in a deal worth £25m this summer, Everton defender Michael Keane has now revealed why he rejected Manchester United in favour of a career in Merseyside, in an interview with The Times . The Red Devils have made an impressive start to the Premier League season following a run of three victories and one stalemate. Koeman failed to land an out-and-out replacement for Lukaku in the summer, with Wayne Rooney the only player to have found the net ... (more...)
Rebel Wilson wins €3 million in 'malicious' defamation case Rebel Wilson wins €3 million in 'malicious' defamation case
- September 14, 2017

Wilson's lawyers, while speaking to CNN , said the amount is the "largest defamation damages award in Australian legal history". According to news.com.au, the judge claimed the extent of Wilson's defamation was "unprecedented" and warranted substantial damages to the comedian. (more...)
Sitharaman to hold daily meeting with service chiefs, Defence Secretary Sitharaman to hold daily meeting with service chiefs, Defence Secretary
- September 12, 2017

The minister has also chose to hold meetings of the Defence Acquisiton Council, the highest decision making body on defence procurement in the ministry which is chaired by the minister every fortnight. She refused to comment on army chief General Bipin Rawat's recent statement that India must be prepared for two-front war. As per the existing norms, the defence minister normally meets the three Service Chiefs once in a week and the DAC meeting takes place once in a month. (more...)
James Franklin slights Pitt after Penn State's win James Franklin slights Pitt after Penn State's win
- September 11, 2017

Penn State agreed to renew the series in July of 2011, under then AD Tim Curley and head coach Joe Paterno. Pitt eventually became part of the ACC. Penn State hasn't been sharp in this game, one it should have run away with, on paper. It's why 109,898 fans showed up Saturday to form the seventh-largest crowd at Beaver Stadium, and why social media lit up with enough glee to poke at the emotions of the Nittany Lions after Pitt's victory past year. (more...)