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Louisville Included In NCAA Indictment Louisville Included In NCAA Indictment
- September 26, 2017

A school referred to only as "University 7" in the indictment, which appears to be Miami, is accused of arranging for a basketball recruit to receive $150,000 from Adidas in exchange for a commitment to the school. Richardson is facing charges of conspiracy to commit bribery, solicitation of bribes by an agent of a federally funded organization, conspiracy to commit honest services fraud, wire fraud conspiracy and travel act conspiracy. (more...)
NBA Coach: 'White People Especially' Need To Be Made 'Uncomfortable' NBA Coach: 'White People Especially' Need To Be Made 'Uncomfortable'
- September 26, 2017

San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich took the opportunity of the Spurs' media to blast President Donald Trump for rescinding the Golden State Warriors' invitation to the White House and for comments about NFL players kneeling or sitting during the national anthem. (more...)
FC Porto goleia e é (para já) líder isolado FC Porto goleia e é (para já) líder isolado
- September 26, 2017

O Portimonense entrou a jogar de igual para igual e assim continuou durante todo o encontro, dando a entender que esta equipa apesar do inicio de campeonato difícil, tem tudo para melhorar e subir na tabela qualificativa. Aos 68 minutos, Brahimi começa e termina uma jogada fantástica coletiva onde os adversários apenas conseguiram ficar a ver jogar, marcando o 5-1 e bisando na partida. (more...)
Diego Costa says he holds no anger towards Chelsea manager Antonio Conte Diego Costa says he holds no anger towards Chelsea manager Antonio Conte
- September 26, 2017

The transfer brings to a close the Brazil-born Spain international's eventful spell at Chelsea, which began in 2014 with a £32m move and yielded two top-flight titles but ended in acrimony . "He's continuing to work on his recovery [from a calf problem]". Add to that Pedro's sending off in the Community Shield and it's a worrying stat for Chelsea boss Antonio Conte. (more...)
Diego Costa's Chelsea exit a shame - Fabregas Diego Costa's Chelsea exit a shame - Fabregas
- September 26, 2017

He is very young, only 24, and he is very important for Chelsea ", Conte said. He can not be registered as a player for the La Liga outfit until January, when the club's transfer window ban comes to an end . Morata joined the west London club from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window and he has now scored six goals in six Premier League appearances for Conte's men. (more...)
Contract talks with Mesut Ozil have not been held since February
- September 26, 2017

Ozil in action for Arsenal . It means Ozil could sign for any club for free. According to the tabloid, Ozil is highly admired by Mourinho's coaching staff, as well as the likes of Inter Milan. Despite Inter's desire, it's believed that Ozil wants to remain in England and prefers a switch to United who have "a realistic chance of winning major trophies" per Mirror . (more...)
Pro, local players react to National Anthem protests
- September 26, 2017

A day after NFL players banded together to present a unified front after Donald Trump said NFL owners should "fire" players who protest during the national anthem , NBA players and coaches spoke at length about the president's comments at various media days. (more...)
MLS Players Union denounces Donald Trump's controversial comments amid protests MLS Players Union denounces Donald Trump's controversial comments amid protests
- September 26, 2017

In a Facebook post , she said it was a "no brainer" to stand and salute the flag when the national anthem is played. Houston Veterans have their own reactions on the recent controversy of NFL players kneeling during the National Anthem . (more...)
Arsene Wenger claims referee made Arsene Wenger claims referee made "right decision" in penalty drama
- September 26, 2017

Baggies boss Tony Pulis also felt his team should have been awarded the penalty. "If you want to make an example of something, with Sanchez, the first free-kick he gives on the edge of the box, he should be booked for diving". However, the Wales global did make one superb stop to deny Leroy Sane. Lacazette's second goal came from the penalty spot after Aaron Ramsey was bundled over by Allan Nyom in the same area, but the Wales midfielder felt the referee got his decisions right. (more...)
Cricketers face being dismissed for serious misconduct, DRS for T20 internationals Cricketers face being dismissed for serious misconduct, DRS for T20 internationals
- September 26, 2017

The length and breadth of the cricket bat have been kept the same but the thickness of the edges has been restricted to 40mm. Umpires will be given a "new bat gauge" to check if a bat is legal, the ICC said. "As for DRS in Test matches, there will be no more top-up reviews (two reviews are added back for the teams after 80 overs), meaning that there can only be two unsuccessful reviews in each innings, while the DRS will now also be allowed to be used in T20Is", the ICC added. (more...)
Costa delighted to finally seal Atletico return Costa delighted to finally seal Atletico return
- September 26, 2017

Spanish media said Costa's transfer will be worth almost 60 million euros ($72 million). Chelsea play at Atletico next Wednesday in Champions League Group C, and all parties will be relieved the matter has been resolved. "We want Diego Costa ", Cerezo admitted. Conte called both "good prospects" and said he detected a special atmosphere in the dressing room after the game, adding: "There was a good link between young players and old players". (more...)
Kashmir's longest surviving militant commander killed Kashmir's longest surviving militant commander killed
- September 26, 2017

ANI later reported that the dead militant has been identified as Abdul Qayoom Najar . He was nicknamed mobile tower terrorist for several attacks on the cellular towers in Kashmir. He carried Rs 10 lakh bounty on his head. For years Najar, one of the most wanted militants in North Kashmir has kept the police and the army on toes. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests NCAA coaches in fraud scheme
- September 26, 2017

Four NCAA assistant basketball coaches have been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, multiple news outlets reported Tuesday. The coaches have been charged in a corruption scheme, according to the reports. They were among 10 people charged in New York City federal court. From the U.S. Attorney's Office. Others included managers, financial advisers and representatives of a major worldwide sportswear company. (more...)
Real must pull through hard moments-Zidane Real must pull through hard moments-Zidane
- September 26, 2017

The result now sees them slide down to ninth in La Liga standings, three points adrift of cross-town rivals Valencia in fourth. "I'm not anxious about conceding chances against the opposition". "Real will be without defender Marcelo for the trip north, with the Brazil global discovering on Friday he could be out for up to a month due to a leg injury". (more...)
Costa who? Alvaro Morata scores stunning hat trick in Chelsea rout Costa who? Alvaro Morata scores stunning hat trick in Chelsea rout
- September 26, 2017

The Spanish striker then rounded off the win with two goals in the final quarter-hour to take his Premier League tally this season to six. Stoke rallied, but Morata's late double put the result beyond all doubt, and Conte praised his side's gritty display. (more...)
Alonso announces move into management Alonso announces move into management
- September 26, 2017

On his Instagram account on Monday, he posted a video confirming his next step. The 35-year-old who recently hung up his boots has confirmed that he is about to make the transition following a successful playing career. At global level he won the World Cup in 2010 and the European Championship in 2008 and 2012. While the world of management brings many different challenges, based on what we've seen from Alonso down the years it'd be no surprise to see him excel. (more...)
United Set To Make Big Decision On Paul Pogba After Hamstring Injury United Set To Make Big Decision On Paul Pogba After Hamstring Injury
- September 26, 2017

Manchester United are awaiting a decision as to whether midfielder Paul Pogba will require an operation on his injured hamstring. Following the 4-0 win over Everton on Sunday, the United manager said he does not know whether the France global will be out for "12 weeks or 12 days". (more...)
Steven Gerrard: What I really think about Alvaro Morata at Chelsea Steven Gerrard: What I really think about Alvaro Morata at Chelsea
- September 26, 2017

The former Barcelona and Arsenal player ultimately forced his way back into regular first-team selection, helping Chelsea to win the Premier League . Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is relishing the prospect of facing Atlético Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday, having taken no part in the prestigious competition last season, the Italian told the Chelsea website . (more...)
Mesut Ozil to swap Arsenal for Manchester United
- September 26, 2017

On his potential return to action on Monday night, many will be hoping Ozil can put his recent performances behind him and show a resurgence in form. Which may lead to questions as to exactly how Ozil would fit it at Old Trafford, should he choose to make the move to the North West. (more...)
Diego Costa's move from Chelsea to Atletico Madrid takes huge step forward Diego Costa's move from Chelsea to Atletico Madrid takes huge step forward
- September 26, 2017

The 28-year-old Brazil-born forward joined Chelsea in 2014 and scored 52 goals in 89 league appearances. Having been frustrated in a goalless draw with Arsenal last time out in the Premier League , the champions wasted no time in asserting their authority at the bet365 Stadium - Morata opening the scoring inside two minutes before compatriot Pedro got in on the act. (more...)
Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) Closed 6.1% Above Its 50 Day Average Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) Closed 6.1% Above Its 50 Day Average
- September 26, 2017

Salesforce Com Inc now has $68.29B valuation. The stock increased 0.33% or $0.16 on September 22, reaching $49.22. Atwood & Palmer Inc, which manages about $599.83M and $637.42M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in First Tr Exchange Traded Fd (IFV) by 1.04M shares to 2.26M shares, valued at $44.36 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. (more...)
Locals react to National Football League protests Locals react to National Football League protests
- September 26, 2017

Trump has said that there were some "very fine" people protesting at the rally who were simply trying to prevent the removal of Confederate monuments . On Sunday, he quit his job of almost 30 years after several Buffalo players knelt during the national anthem prior to the game against the Broncos at New Era Field. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp has patience tested in chaotic Spartak Moscow press conference Jurgen Klopp has patience tested in chaotic Spartak Moscow press conference
- September 26, 2017

The absence of the 25-year-old winger, who has been heavily linked to Liverpool in recent seasons, is a major blow for Spartak. After a sticky spell which quite frankly had yielded far too much criticism from pundits and fans alike, Liverpool returned to winning ways on Saturday as they won 3-2 at Leicester . (more...)
Romelu Lukaku strikes again as Man United edge Southampton Romelu Lukaku strikes again as Man United edge Southampton
- September 26, 2017

Southampton's captain Virgil van Dijk started on the bench for the Saints, giving Wesley Hoedt a chance to play with Maya Yoshida . "Hard. I really think that six teams are going to fight for the title". Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic (both knee) continue to remain the four first-team players on the treatment table for Manchester United . "If we have consecutive matches at Liverpool and Huddersfield, it means later we are going to play them at Old Trafford, so I'm never too anxious ... (more...)
Pat Tillman's Widow Says Her Husband's Service Must Not Be Politicized Pat Tillman's Widow Says Her Husband's Service Must Not Be Politicized
- September 26, 2017

Marie Tillman said those who are posting and sharing messages such as this are exploiting her husband, not honoring him. "It is my hope that his memory should always remind people that we must come together", Marie Tillman said in the statement, telling CNN she hoped Trump would read it. (more...)
Ben Stokes arrested after incident in Bristol early on Monday
- September 26, 2017

Alex Hales will also miss Wednesday's fourth ODI match against West Indies. Both have been dropped by England for the one-day internationals against West Indies at the Oval on Thursday and Hales is in Bristol today helping police with enquiries. (more...)
Fabregas Disappointed At How Costa Situation Unfolded Fabregas Disappointed At How Costa Situation Unfolded
- September 26, 2017

Diego will always [be a friend] and never a rival ". Fabregas says he went through a hard time but never wanted to leave and is delighted to still be a Chelsea player. Alonso has represented Spain at Under-19 level, but a senior cap has remained elusive for the former Fiorentina man. The La Masia academy teachings Fabregas enjoyed are prevalent whenever he takes to the pitch. (more...)
Toro Rosso confirm Kvyat dropped for Gasly Toro Rosso confirm Kvyat dropped for Gasly
- September 26, 2017

Strong rumours have been circulating that the Russian would be dropped in order to give Gasly a chance to prove himself in Formula 1 ahead of a potential full-time move in 2018 once Carlos Sainz makes his move to Renault. He really has a valid chance of winning the title, as he is only half a point behind the leader. 'I will do my best to perform well with Scuderia Toro Rosso during these coming races'. (more...)
Hogan in, Walters injured as O'Neill names squad Hogan in, Walters injured as O'Neill names squad
- September 26, 2017

English-born Hogan, 25, has been linked with the Republic for some time and has now officially declared for the Irish. An instagram post by the association depicted an Irish passport with the caption: "Available for selection". "I want the players to have a genuine enthusiasm for playing for the Republic of Ireland because I don't want to lose that". The 24-year-old frontman has previously represented England at under-21 level but is eligible to play for Ireland as his father was born in ... (more...)
Manchester City full-back, Benjamin Mendy to visit knee specialist in Barcelona
- September 26, 2017

If their worst fears are confirmed, the former Monaco man, who only signed for the club this summer, would be ruled out of action until the New Year. The France global faced City last season in the Champions League and a chance post-match meeting with playmaker De Bruyne provided Mendy with the ideal opportunity to find out more about life in Manchester. (more...)