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FA has lost trust of the public, admits chairman FA has lost trust of the public, admits chairman
- October 26, 2017

English soccer's governing body issued a public apology last week to Eniola Aluko and her fellow England women's worldwide Drew Spence after comments deemed "discriminatory on grounds of race" were made to them by the team's former coach Mark Sampson. (more...)
Aaron Rodgers says he had screws put in his collarbone Aaron Rodgers says he had screws put in his collarbone
- October 26, 2017

In a clip released ahead of the "Clueless Gamer" segment, Rodgers, in a sling, told host Conan O'Brien that he has "13 screws" in his collarbone. He has been in the Los Angeles area recovering from his surgery, which took place October 19. (more...)
Statoil Q3 earnings lag forecast due lower output in North America Statoil Q3 earnings lag forecast due lower output in North America
- October 26, 2017

The company's market cap is $61.23 billion. The SMA20 for the stock is at 1.33 percent, SMA50 stands at 4.83 percent, while SMA200 is 13.39 Percent, according to Finviz reported data. An M-Score lower than -2.22 indicates that the company will not be a manipulator. A score above three means the company is not likely to go bankrupt, while score less than 1.8 suggests the firm is probably headed for bankruptcy. (more...)
Marshawn Lynch returns to his high school to run over teenagers Marshawn Lynch returns to his high school to run over teenagers
- October 26, 2017

Instead of bullying refs on the field, Beast Mode went back to his old high school this week and made a decision to destroy some poor high school players at their practice. A New Jersey native & Rutgers University graduate who firmly believes it's better to be lucky than good. Marshawn Lynch: a true enigma wrapped in a riddle. (more...)
Which Way Traders Signposts Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN), Hess Corporation (HES) Stocks?
- October 26, 2017

However, one should always remember: the trends are more important than the forecasts. The day started at a price of $34.95 but then traded as high as $35.07 before giving part of the gains back. The impact of earnings growth is exponential. Huntington Bancshares has a one year low of $7.83 and a one year high of $13.64. The company also has 101.41 billion in total assets, balanced by 90.75 billion in total liabilities, which should give you a sense of the viability of the company under any ... (more...)
Philippe Coutinho told he can leave in January for £135million fee Philippe Coutinho told he can leave in January for £135million fee
- October 26, 2017

But he started just 12 Ligue 1 games for the minted Parisian club in the second half of last season and has struggled to hold down a starting role this season. The Catalan newspaper (h/t MailOnline's Joe Strange ) has now reported Barcelona will return for his services in January after they couldn't get a deal done in the summer. (more...)
Cleveland Indians bring back Carl Willis for second stint as pitching coach
- October 26, 2017

Willis spent the last two and a half seasons as the Red Sox pitching coach under manager John Farrell, who was sacked after Boston was eliminated by Houston in the ALCS. Manager Terry Francona said there was a sense of urgency to get somebody on board because of the competition to sign pitching coaches this off-season. (more...)
McElwain does little to clear up death threats issue McElwain does little to clear up death threats issue
- October 26, 2017

Local authorities - including the University of Florida Police Department, Gainesville Police Department and Florida Department of Law Enforcement - said they have received no reports of threats against anyone associated with the program, nor have they been asked to assist in any such investigations. (more...)
Martina Hingis will retire next week (for the third time) — WTA Finals Martina Hingis will retire next week (for the third time) — WTA Finals
- October 26, 2017

Martina Hingis has confirmed she will retire from professional tennis after the WTA Finals in Singapore. Martina Hingis's long and prolific career will come to an end this week. Hingis was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2013. "She will be remembered as one of the greatest players to have played the game". (more...)
Williams stuns Muguruza to keep year-end bid alive Williams stuns Muguruza to keep year-end bid alive
- October 26, 2017

The victory enabled Williams, who won this event in 2008, to advance along with pool victor Karolina Pliskova, who won her first two matches but ended round-robin play with a 6-3 6-1 defeat by Jelena Ostapenko earlier on Thursday. The American made a concerted push for victory in the 10th game and sealed a memorable victory after an hour and 41 minutes when Muguruza sent another feeble forehand into the net. (more...)
Is Bridge a Sport? EU Court Says No Is Bridge a Sport? EU Court Says No
- October 26, 2017

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) found that duplicate bridge, a form of the card game bridge played competitively at the national and worldwide levels, can not be considered a sport and is therefore not exempt as such from value-added tax (VAT), according to a court statement . (more...)
Liverpool legend Graeme Souness hopes Jurgen Klopp signs this star in January Liverpool legend Graeme Souness hopes Jurgen Klopp signs this star in January
- October 26, 2017

Liverpool, who appointed Klopp in October 2015, are next up against Huddersfield Town at Anfield in a Premier League on Saturday. "Maybe he's more a family member rather than a friend". "It helps massively, every single player, and everyone at the club to believe and trust everything we're doing". Town's unlikely first victory against United since 1952 electrified the John Smith's Stadium and they now bid for their first against Liverpool since 1959. (more...)
Which Insider sold 2192 Shares Of Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI)?
- October 26, 2017

The average Wall Street analyst rating for Gannett Co., Inc.is Hold, according to the average of 6 analyst scores. Typically, if the value heads above -20, the stock may be considered to be overbought. A total of 1.37 Million shares exchanged hands, whereas the company's average trading volume stands at 939.12 Million shares. The other 2, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Gannett Co., Inc. (more...)
Hurricanes dent profits at insurance giant Munich Re Hurricanes dent profits at insurance giant Munich Re
- October 26, 2017

Our capital base remains very strong. The insurer now projects a "small" profit for 2017 because of the claims. "Moreover, Munich Re has enough capital to take advantage of the opportunities this exceptional situation provides in terms of profitable growth". (more...)
Joe Girardi Won't Return To Yankees Next Season Joe Girardi Won't Return To Yankees Next Season
- October 26, 2017

Coincidentally, both the first-place Red Sox and second-place Yankees decided to make a change at manager this offseason, with the Red Sox firing John Farrell after their first-round exit to the Astros. Internally, bench coach Rob Thomson is highly respected, but it is unclear whether the Yankees would go with a lower-profile candidate. The Yankees will be looking for their first manager in 10 years . (more...)
Koeman reveals how close Giroud was to joining Everton Koeman reveals how close Giroud was to joining Everton
- October 26, 2017

Ronald Koeman has explained how agonisingly close he was to signing Olivier Giroud from Arsenal last summer and how he feels the French forward would have saved his side from a disastrous start to this season's campaign. He said, "I could be wrong, but I felt real support from these two people all the way". "That was hard to swallow". He told Dutch football magazine Voetbal International: "That would have been flawless but he decided he'd rather live in London". (more...)
Calgary Flames vs. St. Louis Blues: NHL Odds, Prediction Calgary Flames vs. St. Louis Blues: NHL Odds, Prediction
- October 26, 2017

Louis. Unfortunately for Calgary, that's as close as they'd come to tying things up. Scottrade Center, St. Louis, Mo. Schwartz, who has a five-game point streak, converted off a pass from Vladimir Tarasenko to give the Blues the lead for good, 2-1. (more...)
Carabao Cup fifth round draw Carabao Cup fifth round draw
- October 26, 2017

Across London, Tottenham were dumped out of the competition by city rivals, West Ham . The teams will meet in the competition on the week commencing the 18th December. And, as if that wasn't enough revolution for one morning, the draw will be hosted by Sam Matterface and conducted by, and we quote, "British sporting royalty" in the shape of Phil Tufnel and Matt Dawson. (more...)
Jones picks uncapped Simmonds, drops Haskell for autumn tests Jones picks uncapped Simmonds, drops Haskell for autumn tests
- October 26, 2017

Simmonds, 22, is rewarded for his fine form for Exeter this season while Haskell is omitted, raising question marks over whether he has an England future. England's fixture list may not look the toughest but Jones is intent on claiming the Pumas scalp for the fourth time in 12 months in order to head into their 2019 Rugby World Cup group-stage encounter with the morale-boost of a 4-0 scoreline against them in the previous year. (more...)
Columbus Blue Jackets vs Buffalo Sabres Game Preview Columbus Blue Jackets vs Buffalo Sabres Game Preview
- October 26, 2017

For Columbus, Lukas Sedlak and Gabriel Carlsson will miss the game due to injury, while Buffalo will be missing two key defensemen in Zach Bogosian and Josh Gorges . Meanwhile, the Red Wings are less than two weeks removed from their hot start (four wins in five games) to the season, a reminder that things can change quickly for some teams in the National Hockey League once the chaos of the first few games begins to subside. (more...)
Arsenal star wants to sign for Man United but no bid yet Arsenal star wants to sign for Man United but no bid yet
- October 26, 2017

According to the Manchester Evening News , the German is upset over an issue regarding the Gunners' number 10 shirt that Wilshere has worn ever since striker Robin van Persie's departure from the club for Manchester United in 2012, and through Ozil's arrival the following year. (more...)
New York Red Bulls put four past Chicago in MLS playoffs New York Red Bulls put four past Chicago in MLS playoffs
- October 26, 2017

The Red Bulls, who became only the fourth road victor in 18 knockout-round MLS playoff matches, also had goals from U.S. midfielder Sacha Kljestan in the 11th minute, Austrian midfielder Daniel Royer in the 70th and Argentine winger Gonzalo Veron in the 87th. (more...)
Cricketer Chris Gayle 'reserved, scared' around women after exposure accusation, court hears
- October 26, 2017

Chris Gayle arrives at a Sydney court on Thursday. "I saw the top half of his penis, apologies, and I therefore shielded my view and left the change room". "He said, 'what are you looking for?' I said, 'a towel, ' he replied, 'are you looking for this?'and pulled his towel out and down I proceeded to shield my eyes and I said, 'no, 'and I exited the change room", Russell told the court. (more...)
With Andi Mack, Disney Channel Will Premiere Its First Gay Storyline With Andi Mack, Disney Channel Will Premiere Its First Gay Storyline
- October 26, 2017

The Walt Disney company also released a statement regarding Andi Mack's stories and characters, writing, "The Disney brand has always been inclusive, with stories that reflect acceptance and tolerance and celebrate the differences that make our characters uniquely wonderful in their own way". (more...)
Gordon, Rockets steal win from Sixers on heartbreaking buzzer-beater Gordon, Rockets steal win from Sixers on heartbreaking buzzer-beater
- October 26, 2017

That's not an excuse, but we can all get better". J.J. Redick recorded 22 points to lead Philadelphia. Clint Capela was a monster on the glass with 20 rebounds to go along with his 16 points. Eric Gordon entered the ballgame averaging 23.5 points and while he hasn't been completely efficient on offense with a 41.4 percent shooting from the field in the first four games of the season, he nonetheless has knocked down 15 3-pointers in the last four contests. (more...)
Russell Westbrook puts up a triple-double as Thunder beat Pacers Russell Westbrook puts up a triple-double as Thunder beat Pacers
- October 26, 2017

James had 29 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds in his 56th triple-double, but he missed two free throws - the second intentionally - with the Cavaliers trailing by two with 7.6 seconds remaining. Tobias Harris matched a career high with 34 points to spark host Detroit over Minnesota 122-101 while Charlotte reserve Frank Kaminsky had 20 points and Hornets rookie Malik Monk added 17 in a 110-93 home victoy over Denver. (more...)
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...)