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'Fuller House' Season 3B Trailer Features a Pregnancy & a Proposal
- December 11, 2017

The only way to know what exactly all that means is by watching " Fuller House " Season 3B when it premieres on December 22. A real-life crocodile makes itself at home at the Tanner house in the clip ... The trailer promises a lot of drama, from DJ jumpoing into a waterfall after saying yes to Matt's ( John Brotherton ) proposal to Kimmy ( Andrea Barber ) becoming Stephanie's ( Jodie Sweetin ) surrogate since she's having baby. (more...)
CJ Anderson gets 22 carries in Broncos' Week 14 win over Jets CJ Anderson gets 22 carries in Broncos' Week 14 win over Jets
- December 11, 2017

If McCown's season is over, both Petty and Hackenberg should see snaps down the stretch. The Broncos defense is still solid, despite giving up 24.2 points per game. Anderson leads the way with 700 yards and two touchdowns. Upon returning, he threw an interception on his first pass. The Broncos defeated the Jets 23-0 in Week 14, snapping an eight-game losing streak. (more...)
Washington U., SLU leaders are tops in pay among area private colleges Washington U., SLU leaders are tops in pay among area private colleges
- December 11, 2017

Rafael Reif took home $1.03 million. Former Duke University President Richard Brodhead received $1,257,980 in 2015, including $950,754 in base salary. The study of private colleges found nine of the 10 highest-paid chief executives earned more from bonuses and deferred compensation than they did from base salaries. (more...)
Four rookies to travel with Team India to SA as net pacers Four rookies to travel with Team India to SA as net pacers
- December 11, 2017

The no. 1 Test team in the world is leaving no stone unturned, and want the best results from the much-hyped series. While no official reason has been cited it effectively means that the Indian team goes straight into the first Test on January 5 without any practice game. (more...)
Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon series gets new season Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon series gets new season
- December 11, 2017

Reuters/Mario AnzuoniNicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon with the cast accept the award for Outstanding Limited Series to " Big Little Lies ". In a recent statement , Witherspoon expressed her excitement about the project. "I'm thrilled to be bringing back this talented team of artists". Jean-Marc Vallee, who directed season 1, will return as an executive producer. Australian author Liane Moriarty penned the novel that the series was based on, but a new storyline will have to be ... (more...)
Amit Thackeray to get engaged to long-time girlfriend Mitali Borude Amit Thackeray to get engaged to long-time girlfriend Mitali Borude
- December 11, 2017

However, Uddhav Thackeray, Amit's uncle, and his family members did not attend the engagement. The couple are set to tie the knot in early 2018. Amit Thackeray and Mitali have been dating each other for five years and it seems like the couple is deeply in love with each other. (more...)
Dana White: 'I'm not shocked Georges St-Pierre vacated middleweight title' Dana White: 'I'm not shocked Georges St-Pierre vacated middleweight title'
- December 11, 2017

St-Pierre announced he was stepping away from the middleweight division and was giving up the UFC crown he won in November when he choked out Michael Bisping at Madison Square Garden. "I think the body has a natural weight it can perform at its best athletic ability, and for me, the weight that I am now is my flawless weight". So with his foray into the 185-pound division behind him, one would assume dropping back down to the weight class he reigned atop for so long would be the most ... (more...)
BBC to announce victor of African Footballer of the Year today (Monday) BBC to announce victor of African Footballer of the Year today (Monday)
- December 11, 2017

After the turn of the year in the last campaign, Salah contributed towards 19 goals (10 goals, nine assists) in Roma's final 20 games of last season across all competitions which earned him a £37m move to Liverpool in the summer. 'I always follow my own way and I want everyone in Egypt to follow my way'. "I have to thank everyone, my team-mates, the people I work with". He becomes the third Egyptian after Mohamed Barakat (2005) and Mohamed Aboutrika (2008) to win the award. (more...)
Russian athletes agree to compete as neutrals in Pyeongchang Russian athletes agree to compete as neutrals in Pyeongchang
- December 11, 2017

At the same time, they believe that depriving them of the right to perform at the Olympic Games and represent their country at the Olympics is "unacceptable", the statement published on the website of the Russian Olympic Committee reads. "We don't want them to invite team members number five or six, and not the leaders", Velikaya said. Kryukov won silver medal at the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi in men's team sprint, however, the medal was annulled after the IOC had announced a life ... (more...)
Former Michigan State star Malik McDowell arrested for disorderly conduct Former Michigan State star Malik McDowell arrested for disorderly conduct
- December 11, 2017

His production during the 2016 season didn't live up to what many believed it should be, but he was still worth a second-round draft pick to the powers that be in Seattle. The cop says she was told McDowell poured out a couple bottles of liquor inside and got booted. McDowell then went on a profanity-filled tirade against two officers. (more...)
Red Sox Interested In Cubs' Kyle Schwarber Red Sox Interested In Cubs' Kyle Schwarber
- December 11, 2017

Cobb had a 12-10 record with a 3.66 ERA in 29 starts with the Rays last season, and would likely fit into a third or fourth starter role with the Cubs if they end up signing him. Ozuna is still under club control till 2020, and is of course a former teammate of Giancarlo Stanton . So trading him is probably not even on Chicago's radar, barring being made a Godfather-style offer they can't refuse. (more...)
Kesha and Macklemore Map Out Co-Headlining Tour Kesha and Macklemore Map Out Co-Headlining Tour
- December 11, 2017

Presale will be available to Citi card members from noon local time on Wednesday (Dec. 13) through 10 p.m. local time Thursday (Dec. 14), through Citi's Private Pass program . Kesha will donate proceeds to RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network), while Macklemore will donate to M Plus1, an organization that "advances racial and social justice through the M&RL Equity Fund". (more...)
UFC boss threatens lawsuit over Pacquiao-McGregor talks UFC boss threatens lawsuit over Pacquiao-McGregor talks
- December 11, 2017

UFC president Dana White told journalists on Sunday that, if true, Pacquiao and his representatives Top Rank promotions would all be subject to legal action. McGregor's next fight - boxing or UFC - still hasn't been planned. McGregor has not fought since that loss to Mayweather. The MMA star reportedly earned around $100 million from the bout with Mayweather. (more...)
Kevin Pietersen savages Alastair Cook ahead of third Test Kevin Pietersen savages Alastair Cook ahead of third Test
- December 11, 2017

Speaking to reporters, he said, "I'm sure someone will bring it up at some stage". The English batsman Ben Duckett was suspended from playing the tour match between England and Cricket Australia XI before the Perth Test: he reportedly poured beer over his vice-captain James Anderson's head in a bar in Perth. (more...)
Traveling to Miami, expected to play Monday Traveling to Miami, expected to play Monday
- December 11, 2017

Following Monday night's clash, the Patriots travel to Pittsburgh for next Sunday's matchup with the AFC North-leading Steelers that could determine which team claims the top playoff seed in the conference. They've made the playoffs only once since 2008. They are 29th in the league in passing yards allowed, though part of that is a product of having a lead so often, and have a middle-of-the-pack pass rush. (more...)
Golf To Scrap Viewer Call-Ins On Rules Infringements Golf To Scrap Viewer Call-Ins On Rules Infringements
- December 11, 2017

In addition, the USGA and R&A have approved the adoption of a local rule , also starting January 1, that eliminates the additional 2-stroke penalty for failing to include a penalty on the scorecard when the player was unaware of the infraction. (more...)
Verizon strikes extensive live-streaming deal with NFL Verizon strikes extensive live-streaming deal with NFL
- December 11, 2017

The partnership begins in January of 2018, so the upcoming postseason games and Super Bowl LII will all be available to stream through Verizon . "Starting with the upcoming playoffs and for seasons to come, live National Football League action directly on your mobile device - regardless of carrier - will give millions of fans additional ways to follow their favorite sport", National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell said. (more...)
Arsenal and Celtic find out their last 32 opponents Arsenal and Celtic find out their last 32 opponents
- December 11, 2017

The seeded teams: Milan , Arsenal , Atalanta , Athletic Bilbao , Atlético Madrid, Braga , CSKA Moscow, Dynamo Kyiv, Lazio , Leipzig , Lokomotiv Moskva, Plzen, Salzburg , Sporting, Villarreal and Zenit. They managed to finish third in a group which contained Bayern Munich and Paris St-Germain. Zenit qualified for the knockout stages by finishing top of their Europa League group, finishing ahead of Real Sociedad, Rosenborg and Vardar. (more...)
Confirmed: No hard border in Ireland after Brexit Confirmed: No hard border in Ireland after Brexit
- December 11, 2017

Meanwhile, Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams last expressed his concern about the agreement which he said left many "unanswered questions" about the border region and those living in the north. The Labour party has ruled out remaining in the EU single market and customs union if it wins power. The Brexit Secretary said he doesn't have to do very much other than remain calm. (more...)
Afghanistan cricket team to play maiden Test vs India Afghanistan cricket team to play maiden Test vs India
- December 11, 2017

Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) Joint Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary has confirmed that Afghanistan will play their first ever Test against India in India. Afghanistan's rise has been an impressive one, they were given the ODI status in 2011. The Future Tours Programme (FTP) was agreed in principle by the members at the BCCI Special General Meeting here today. (more...)
Commentators shocked after boxer suffers gruesome ear injury Commentators shocked after boxer suffers gruesome ear injury
- December 11, 2017

But his hopes were shattered in the ninth round after an accidental clash of heads inflicted a stomach-churning injury on his ear. Doctors "lost count" of the number of stitches that were needed to fix Stephen Smith's left ear after a horrific injury ended the Liverpudlian's bout with Francisco Vargas in Las Vegas in the early hours of yesterday. (more...)
Highland Reel Goes Out a victor in Hong Kong Vase Highland Reel Goes Out a victor in Hong Kong Vase
- December 11, 2017

The Vase, occasionally a stepchild in the four-race group 1 program of the Longines Hong Kong International Races, this year was a jewel with credible contenders from France, Japan, and England joining the top two from the Breeders' Cup. Maxime Guyon added: "Talismanic ran a very good race". "He's the sort of horse, once he gets into a fight, if he's there in a fight long enough he's probably going to prevail". (more...)
Investec has warned exposure to Poundland owner Steinhoff could hit profits Investec has warned exposure to Poundland owner Steinhoff could hit profits
- December 11, 2017

Last week Stenihoff announced that chief executive Markus Jooste will resign with immediate effect, adding that information has come to light which "relates to accounting irregularities requiring further investigation". Kolb also raised the possibility that as chairman, Wiese's role could now come under scrutiny too. The group has been under investigation for suspected accounting irregularities by the state prosecutor in Oldenburg in Germany since 2015. (more...)
Manchester United vs City Manchester United vs City
- December 11, 2017

The game kicked off in light snowfall and, until being caught cold by Rashford's equalizer, City overran United at times, just like in last season's 2-1 win at Old Trafford. "City coach Mikel Arteta, one of Pep Guardiola's assistants, received a cut to the head which left him bleeding". Mourinho wasn't happy after the game! In fairness to City boss Pep Guardiola at least, he reportedly refused to join in with his players' wild celebrations, despite apparent attempts to persuade him to. (more...)
Van Rooyen chases as rain intervenes at Joburg Open Van Rooyen chases as rain intervenes at Joburg Open
- December 11, 2017

Sharma had added two more birdies though the seven holes he had completed to his overnight score of 20-under-par, but South African challenger Erik van Rooyen had made four to move to 18-under through eight holes and be within four shots of the lead. (more...)
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic Not For Sale Declares Agent Sergej Milinkovic-Savic Not For Sale Declares Agent
- December 11, 2017

However, it remains to be seen whether the situation would change should the figures mentioned prove accurate. Manchester City and Juventus are also interested but it is said that the Red Devils are in pole position to land the Serb. Just because a team scouts a player doesn't mean they're going to move for him in the next transfer window, and it would be far more logical if Manchester United, were they to actually want to sign the Serbian midfielder, waited until the summer. (more...)
Concussions may force Texans' CJ Fiedorowicz to retire Concussions may force Texans' CJ Fiedorowicz to retire
- December 11, 2017

Multiple concussions during the 2017 season could cause Houston Texans tight end C.J. The 26-year-old has to pass a team physical in order to continue his career, but has a lengthy history of brain injuries (including four in the last two calendar years). (more...)
Stricker, O'Hair team to win QBE Shootout Stricker, O'Hair team to win QBE Shootout
- December 11, 2017

Stricker's 10-foot putt for birdie at No. 9, the team's third-straight birdie, tied Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry for the lead at 22-under-par. Lexi Thompson, the only LPGA player in the field this year, and teammate Tony Finau fired a six-under 66 to put themselves in contention three shots off the lead. (more...)
Oladipo scores career-high 47, Pacers top Nuggets in OT Oladipo scores career-high 47, Pacers top Nuggets in OT
- December 11, 2017

The Pacers outscored the Nuggets 12-2 in overtime and went on what amounted to a 20-0 run spanning the fourth quarter and extra period with Denver's only bucket of overtime coming on a Kenneth Faried layup with 13 seconds on the clock. His previous career high was a 22 point effort that he posted back in April of 2016. The Pacers scored the last eight points of the fourth quarter, then held Denver to only two points in OT. (more...)
Seattle Seahawks Spark Brawl In Game Against Jaguars Seattle Seahawks Spark Brawl In Game Against Jaguars
- December 11, 2017

The victory pushed the Jaguars (9-4) into sole possession of first place in the AFC South, with Tennessee losing at Arizona. He attempted to climb into the stands before being pulled back by team personnel and stadium security. Wilson's early mistakes left Seattle in a huge hole. Cornerbacks A.J. Bouye and Jalen Ramsey came up with the interceptions of Wilson, who had eight picks coming into the game. (more...)