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Littlepage part of ACC's basketball task force Littlepage part of ACC's basketball task force
- October 26, 2017

Task forces often are ineffective and/or toothless. It's expanded five times since, the final two bringing in Pittsburgh and Syracuse in 2013 and Louisville in 2014. "Our goal will be to see if we can offer solutions to the NCAA commission, or at least ideas for them to consider and process what may prove helpful to them as it completes its work", Swofford said. (more...)
Kroenke wants to 'keep top players' like Ozil, Alexis at Arsenal Kroenke wants to 'keep top players' like Ozil, Alexis at Arsenal
- October 26, 2017

We are committed long-term. Absolutely not. That's just not our model. The match could not have got off to a better start for Koeman as Rooney, deployed in a deeper role, picked up a loose ball before curling it past the despairing dive of Petr Cech to send Goodison into raptures. (more...)
HBO/Marist Poll Finds Country Divided on Anthem Kneelers HBO/Marist Poll Finds Country Divided on Anthem Kneelers
- October 26, 2017

I spent a year of my life in Vietnam taking care of people from different races, creeds and religions. "All of us do", Jones said. The only NFL program without a drop in ratings has been ESPN's "Monday Night Football", which has received a 6 percent increase in viewership this season. (more...)
Pitch tampering row: MCA curator suspended pending inquiry Pitch tampering row: MCA curator suspended pending inquiry
- October 26, 2017

India are now trailing 0-1 in the three-match ODI series against New Zealand, having slumped to a shocking six-wicket defeat in the opening match at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The MCA has also been asked to submit a report to the BCCI. Acting BCCI acting honorary secretary Amitabh Choudhary said: "The BCCI has zero tolerance towards any activity that brings the game to disrepute". (more...)
Valdosta native Telvin Smith inks 4-year extension with Jags Valdosta native Telvin Smith inks 4-year extension with Jags
- October 26, 2017

The Jaguars have noticed, and are securing his services for the foreseeable future with some handsome compensation. Smith is the second Jacksonville starter to sign an extension this year, joining center Brandon Linder. Telvin Smith is one of the most-underrated players on what is quickly becoming a dominant Jacksonville Jaguars defense . "I am honored to be a part of that culture and help continue to lead this team in the right direction". (more...)
Darrell Wallace Jr. to get full-time ride with Richard Petty Motorsports Darrell Wallace Jr. to get full-time ride with Richard Petty Motorsports
- October 26, 2017

No replacements for Smithfield have been announced and RPM said Wednesday that sponsors would be revealed at a later date. He becomes the first African-American to drive full time in the Cup Series since Wendell Scott back in 1971. We feel that Bubba can immediately come in and compete. "I'm humbled that they have chosen me to take that next step with them". The team said Wednesday that Bubba Wallace would be its driver in 2018. (more...)
Patriots LB may be out more than one game, report says Patriots LB may be out more than one game, report says
- October 26, 2017

The timetable remains undefined, as they're still evaluating the extent of the injury. Hightower injured his right shoulder in Sunday's win over the Atlanta Falcons while tackling running back Devonta Freeman with 3:06 left in the third quarter. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur vs West Ham: Can Bilic respond to increasing pressure? Tottenham Hotspur vs West Ham: Can Bilic respond to increasing pressure?
- October 26, 2017

Moussa Sissoko and Dele Alli had made it 2-0 at the interval, with this the first of two games needed for Slaven Bilic to save his job at the Hammers. For more sports coverage, visit the ABS-CBN Sports website. But the game came alive within 10 minutes of the re-start when Ayew pounced to poke home from close range after Spurs keeper Michel Vorm failed to hold a powerful Edimilson Fernandes shot from the edge of the area. (more...)
Stan Kroenke Says He'll Never Sell Arsenal, Defends Arsene Wenger Stan Kroenke Says He'll Never Sell Arsenal, Defends Arsene Wenger
- October 26, 2017

Arsenal fans have called on Kroenke to give his views to supporters at the AGM on Thursday, with this interview suggesting the owner dubbed "Silent Stan" by supporters who do believe he is only involved at the club to make money has belatedly concluded he needs to be more open with supporters. (more...)
DeMarcus Cousins regrets being so loyal to Kings DeMarcus Cousins regrets being so loyal to Kings
- October 26, 2017

Since his departure, the Pelicans big man has made a point of stating how much the Kings' fanbase meant to him, but there's no doubt that some of those fans feel animosity towards Cousins because of the way things ended between him and the organization. (more...)
¡Fin del partido! América se impone sobre el Cruz Azul ¡Fin del partido! América se impone sobre el Cruz Azul
- October 26, 2017

América buscará su boleto a cuartos de final de la Copa MX y de paso reiterar su dominio sobre un Cruz Azul que ansía revancha cuando se vean las caras en los octavos de final de la Copa MX . Sobre quién será el cuadro victorioso hoy en la canch del estadio Azteca , Gómez mencionó que las Águilas tiene más posibilidades de avanzar a la siguiente ronda. (more...)
Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera doubts for Manchester United's clash with Tottenham Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera doubts for Manchester United's clash with Tottenham
- October 26, 2017

Herrera angered boss Jose Mourinho by admitting afterwards that United's attitude was poor. The striker pulled off an audacious backheel to set up Jesse Lingard for the first goal in United's 2-0 win over Swansea last night. 'It is a big week, but Tottenham is our target now, ' Herrera said. 'They are there every season. His maturity both on and off the pitch is something to admire and during last night's League Cup Round of 16 tie against Swansea at the Liberty Stadium, Rashford's ... (more...)
After Vin Scully steals the show, Astros don't score in first After Vin Scully steals the show, Astros don't score in first
- October 26, 2017

He added: "Alright Scully, you're in front of this big crowd, there's a lot of pressure, you've been practicing for a week, don't mess up". He involved 1981 World Series co-MVP Steve Yeager as his catcher, and then got some help with the throw from two-time World Series champ, Fernando Valenzuela . (more...)
Jim McElwain still mum on Florida Gators death threat details Jim McElwain still mum on Florida Gators death threat details
- October 26, 2017

McElwain said he ultimately regrets causing such a firestorm with his comments and has learned a lesson. If there was a death threat, by the time it becomes unmanageable, someone might be, you know, dead. We've talked about it. The fact that it happened in the past, wasn't just spur of the moment. "We visited with [athletic director Scott Stricklin and executive associate AD for internal affairs Laird Veatch] and, yeah, they were really good and supportive", McElwain said. (more...)
Tony Award Winner Billy Porter Joins Cast of FX Series POSE Tony Award Winner Billy Porter Joins Cast of FX Series POSE
- October 26, 2017

Pose is set in the 1980s and explores slices of life in NY, including literary scenes and ball culture (the pageant and performance scene by and for LGBT people of color that proliferated in Harlem), according to the Hollywood Reporter . In collaboration with Murphy's Half Initiative, the series will be bringing on emerging transgender directors to be mentored through his Directing Mentorship Program. (more...)
Arsenal eager to keep Sanchez and Ozil, says club owner Kroenke Arsenal eager to keep Sanchez and Ozil, says club owner Kroenke
- October 26, 2017

Ultimately, Arsenal chose to give Wenger a two-year contract extension, and Kroenke believes Wenger's handling of the heavy criticism proves his internal fortitude. I've watched them try but they get penalised on draft picks. Both players will be out of contract next summer and Arsenal have already turned down the chance to sell Sanchez to Manchester City for £60 million on deadline day. (more...)
'Everton Saved No.19 Shirt For Diego Costa'
- October 26, 2017

The Spain worldwide bagged 58 goals in 120 appearances for Chelsea but fell out with manager Antonio Conte back in January amid talk of a big-money move to the Chinese Super League. Speaking to 24sata, Vlasic explained: "No 27 was free, I wanted 8 but Ross Barkley wears it, while the club was keeping 19 for Diego Costa". Vlasic added: "I'm sorry that Koeman got sacked, because he bought me and we had a really good relationship, but that's football". (more...)
Paul Wall Wants to Give the Houston Astros World Series Grillz Paul Wall Wants to Give the Houston Astros World Series Grillz
- October 26, 2017

The Astros now trail the National League champion Los Angeles Dodgers, 1-0, heading in to Game 2 on Wednesday night. According to The Associated Press , some players or their representative have already contacted Wall. The grillz are not cheap. Wall co-owns a company that makes the grillz and estimated each set would cost $500. He's even considered hooking up Verlander's model-fiancee Kate Upton and Astros owner Jim Crane with the bedazzled teeth covers. (more...)
Josh Smith will reportedly sign with the Pelicans Josh Smith will reportedly sign with the Pelicans
- October 26, 2017

This doesn't necessarily mean Anthony Davis (knee) will miss time, and Smith may not be a lock for minutes even if he Pelicans are shorthanded. This move could also indicate that the Pelicans are not happy with their current answer at backup power forward and are looking for reinforcements anywhere they can. (more...)
Sarfraz felt 'fear' after reporting alleged illegal approach Sarfraz felt 'fear' after reporting alleged illegal approach
- October 26, 2017

It is good that we have strong bench strength and it has become hard to decide which bowlers have to be included and whom to be rested". "Maybe they don't have big names but they have played for Sri Lanka in the past and have done well", Sarfraz said. (more...)
India thrash U.S. 22-0 in Sultan of Johor Cup hockey tournament India thrash U.S. 22-0 in Sultan of Johor Cup hockey tournament
- October 26, 2017

Today's result was reminiscent of senior team's 24-1 thrashing in the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics.in 1956 Games, India humbled U.S. 16-0. Abhishek and Dilpreet Singh scored three goals each. The biggest score in an worldwide hockey match is the 24-1 victory of India over the U.S., played on August 11, 1932. India didn't show any signs of holding back and scored five more goals in the final quarter to round things off at 22. (more...)
Pa. universities third most-expensive in the country Pa. universities third most-expensive in the country
- October 26, 2017

In-state students at four-year public universities: On average, these students have a sticker price of $9,970 in tuition, an increase from last year of $300. Seven out of 10 full-time students receive grant aid. Ma, in an interview, noted that UC, Cal State, California community colleges and the state-wide Cal Grant program offer aid that "is more generous" than most other states. (more...)
Bruce Maxwell Reportedly Denied Service For Protesting National Anthem Bruce Maxwell Reportedly Denied Service For Protesting National Anthem
- October 26, 2017

A day after Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell said a waiter refused to serve him for political reasons , the waiter is speaking out. Upon making this connection, the waiter reportedly confronted Maxwell about kneeling. President Donald Trump held a rally for a failed Senate candidate in Huntsville in September where he denounced NFL players who knelt in protest during the national anthem, referring to those who do as a "son of a bitch" and calling on team owners to fire them. (more...)
Martavis Bryant says he will be inactive for Sunday's game Martavis Bryant says he will be inactive for Sunday's game
- October 26, 2017

The entire controversy began after the Steelers' huge win over the Chiefs on October 15 when it was reported that Bryant wanted to be traded because he didn't feel like he was being used enough in the Steelers' offense . Asked how Bryant and the Steelers got to this point, Bryant said he believes he can be one of the league's great receivers but never spoke up about it until now. (more...)
Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger in concussion protocol Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger in concussion protocol
- October 26, 2017

He had been tackled hard on the sideline a few plays earlier. However, Herman said it is not clear when Ehlinger sustained the head injury in Saturday's game. "The process, the culture, the way that we do things is not going to change around here", Herman said. We'll have a better idea of his availability closer to kickoff . (more...)
Jessica Simpson Brings Daughter Maxwell To Princess Grace Awards LA Kick Off!
- October 26, 2017

OK, so being a princess is cool and all, but we're pretty sure Simpson just earned an equally prestigious title: Mom of the Year. Maxwell wore a red dress and matching hairband. The whole event is named after Grace Kelly , and recognizes emerging talent in dance, theater, and film. Notable past award recipients include Stephen Hillenburg, creator of "SpongeBob SquarePants", Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning playwright Tony Kushner and New York City Ballet principal dancers Tiler Peck ... (more...)
Zinedine Zidane not anxious about Catalonia security, focused on football Zinedine Zidane not anxious about Catalonia security, focused on football
- October 26, 2017

The 28-year-old is desperate to face his old side at Wembley after missing out on last week's 1-1 draw at the Bernabeu, but Zidane will not rush him back. First, Madrid plays Girona in LaLiga on Sunday and tensions could run high considering the ongoing situation regarding the independence debate in Catalonia. (more...)
Carolina signs former Tampa Bay kicker Roberto Aguayo to practice squad
- October 26, 2017

The Buccaneers now-infamously traded up in the 2016 National Football League draft to select Aguayo in the second round after his stellar collegiate career at Florida State. The Panthers claimed former wide receiver Kaelin Clay off waivers on Tuesday. Folk then missed four of his first seven field goals this season - including three in a 19-14 loss to the New England Patriots - and was replaced by Patrick Murray. (more...)
Spurs G Parker to rehab with G-League in Austin Spurs G Parker to rehab with G-League in Austin
- October 26, 2017

It is unclear how many times Parker will practice with Austin. Tony Parker said in May he was going to "work out like a madman and come back stronger than ever" after suffering a season-ending injury in the National Basketball Association playoffs last season. (more...)
Dolphins to wear all-white Color Rush uniforms on Thursday night Dolphins to wear all-white Color Rush uniforms on Thursday night
- October 26, 2017

The Dolphins wore brightly-colored orange Color Rush uniforms a year ago at Cincinnati that some likened to candy corn, cheese puffs and orange traffic cones. Adam Gase's team has to deal with that, but the Dolphins have won six of its past eight regular-season road games. All 32 teams had Color Rush uniforms designed last season, but nine teams elected not to wear them for various reasons. (more...)

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