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Harsh penalty decision downs Northern Ireland in first leg Harsh penalty decision downs Northern Ireland in first leg
- November 10, 2017

Who can take the advantage back to Basel for Sunday's second leg? Eight years after Henry handled in the build-up to the goal which sent France through against the Republic of Ireland, referee Ovidiu Hategan awarded a penalty in Belfast when he ruled Xherdan Shaqiri's volley struck Corry Evans' arm, which was tucked into his side, as he turned his body from close range. (more...)
Green Bay have released tight end Martellus Bennett Green Bay have released tight end Martellus Bennett
- November 09, 2017

That the Packers released him with that designation could give them grounds to try to recoup the unamortized portion of his $6.3 million signing bonus - something they nearly certainly would have done had Bennett retired after the season. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Patriots claimed Bennett off the waiver wire on Thursday. The tight end was on the Patriots' Super Bowl LI championship team last season before being signed by the Packers as a free agent. (more...)
Georges St-Pierre Says He Suffered Neck Injury vs. Michael Bisping Georges St-Pierre Says He Suffered Neck Injury vs. Michael Bisping
- November 09, 2017

St-Pierre is now level with his victim Bisping, who held the middleweight belt for little over a year, on the sport's all-time winning-record list. In regards to being back in the Octagon, St-Pierre said he is taking a vacation to take his mind off fighting and will leave fight talk and negotiations up to his agent and Dana White. (more...)
Injunction Denied: Ezekiel Elliott suspension will start immediately Injunction Denied: Ezekiel Elliott suspension will start immediately
- November 09, 2017

There were judges in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans who also saw these issues, but they ultimately decided the NFLPA filed for an injunction prematurely (before the appeal decision was made) and they vacated the restraining order and injunction that Judge Mazzant had put in place. (more...)
Boston radio show hosts say Roy Halladay 'deserved' to die Boston radio show hosts say Roy Halladay 'deserved' to die
- November 09, 2017

A second clip shows witnesses rushing to the aid Halladay, whose plane had been wrecked. Oh look, I just landed on the water, everybody! "His response... Later that year during the playoffs, Halladay pitched a no-hitter against the Cincinnati Reds. The entire ICON community would like to pass on our deepest condolences to Roy's family and friends. (more...)
Blues step up January transfer business after Emenalo departure Blues step up January transfer business after Emenalo departure
- November 09, 2017

Barkley has not played at all for the troubled Toffees this season after suffering a nasty hamstring problem in the summer, and he may not turn out for his boyhood club ever again after rejecting a lucrative contract offer in the summer. Batshuayi's Belgium global team-mate, Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke is on their list of striker targets, as is Red Star Belgrade forward Richmond Boakye. (more...)
Quarterly gold demand hits eight-year low Quarterly gold demand hits eight-year low
- November 09, 2017

Global demand dropped 9 percent year on year to 915 tonnes in July-September, according to a WGC quarterly report. The softer quarter in the jewellery sector accounted for 17t of the year-on-year decline, while demand from other sectors firmed: central banks bought a healthy 111t of gold, while bar and coin investment strengthened by 17% (to 222.3t), albeit from a low base. (more...)
Arsenal name their price for Ozil as Man Utd prepare January offer Arsenal name their price for Ozil as Man Utd prepare January offer
- November 09, 2017

Dixon believes that his teammates wouldn't have been this patient with the star players. " You see him in the Premier League week in week out, he's a good player, he's a very good player ". They could have got £60million for Alexis Sanchez; Arsene and the club turned it down. The 59-year-old O'Leary added: "They were in a similar situation - I don't know why they got in a similar situation - with Van Persie". (more...)
EPS for Amplify Snack Brands Inc (BETR) Expected At $0.09 EPS for Amplify Snack Brands Inc (BETR) Expected At $0.09
- November 09, 2017

The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, March 14th. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.12 EPS. At the moment 6 analysts are watching Amplify Snack Brands, inc . In other Amplify Snack Brands, inc . news, CFO Brian Goldberg sold 40,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 16th. (more...)
Fichardt the surprise leader at Nedbank Golf challenge Fichardt the surprise leader at Nedbank Golf challenge
- November 09, 2017

I've hit no balls for the last week-and-a-half, and I didn't have anything set up. Two under would be how he would finish after a pair of bogeys and a couple of birdies, the latter of which came on the 17th. "I wasn't really thinking about winning at all". It suits my long game very well. "I also had a week off which I think was needed". Fleetwood made three bogeys and two birdies to leave himself plenty of work to do to win the European title ahead of the season-ending Tour Championship ... (more...)
Mikel On $70k Temptation, Chelsea Vs United Tussle, Barcelona Interest Mikel On $70k Temptation, Chelsea Vs United Tussle, Barcelona Interest
- November 09, 2017

On 29 April 2005, Manchester United announced that they'd agreed a deal to sign John Obi Mikel from Norwegian side Lyn but it couldn't have been more short-lived as Chelsea elbowed their way into negotiations, revealed that they'd already had a deal in place and convinced the Nigerian to move to Stamford Bridge instead. (more...)
Tyson Fury responds to Anthony Joshua's uncharacteristically sweary dig Tyson Fury responds to Anthony Joshua's uncharacteristically sweary dig
- November 09, 2017

Joshua sent the foul-mouthed message on Twitter on Tuesday morning, a week after Fury reiterated his desire to end his near-two-year hiatus from the ring and reclaim the belts he relinquished following self-confessed problems with depression and drugs. (more...)
Rajasthan boy claims 10 wickets without conceding a run in T20 match Rajasthan boy claims 10 wickets without conceding a run in T20 match
- November 09, 2017

Akash Choudhary , a 15-year-old bowler from India's Rajasthan achieved an astonishing feat in a domestic Twenty20 match by claiming all ten wickets of the opposition without conceding a single run. Pearl Academy chose to field after winning the toss and restricted Disha Cricket Academy to 156 in their allotted 20 overs. "A good coach plays pivotal role in the growth of a cricketer". (more...)
Ashley Young dreaming of the World Cup after England recall Ashley Young dreaming of the World Cup after England recall
- November 09, 2017

England take on Germany and Brazil in two high-profile friendlies over the global break, with manager Gareth Southgate believed to be ready to give in to Young's wish and play him further forward. Even if he is not as quick as he used to be, he now has the benefit of years of experience. "I've been enjoying football, playing well". "But I've been able to adapt and play as a left-back or a right-back and as a wing-back". (more...)
Ramos has door open for Neymar to join Real Madrid Ramos has door open for Neymar to join Real Madrid
- November 09, 2017

I hope so. You never know in football. However, recent reports have indicated Neymar's relationship with manager Unai Emery is deteriorating, while the former Santos man has reportedly been underwhelmed by the quality of opposition PSG face in Ligue 1, per Sport's Joaquim Piera . (more...)
UCLA basketball players arrested for shoplifting in China released on bond UCLA basketball players arrested for shoplifting in China released on bond
- November 09, 2017

The Bruins open the season against Georgia Tech in Shanghai Friday. Three UCLA basketball players can not leave their Chinese hotel after being arrested for allegedly shoplifting. It ain't that big of a deal. LaVar Ball could not help himself. LiAngelo was apparently not with them. LiAngelo Ball is the younger brother of Lonzo, who starred at UCLA last season before being the No. (more...)
The next Ballack? Loftus-Cheek aiming to become Chelsea's next midfield dynamo The next Ballack? Loftus-Cheek aiming to become Chelsea's next midfield dynamo
- November 09, 2017

Spurs might risk them for the Arsenal game, that's a different matter. Winks did not make it past half-time against Palace after injuring an ankle mid-way through the first period and his participation against Germany and Brazil will be decided after consultation between the England and Tottenham medics. (more...)
Don't write off Chelsea in Premier League title race - Lampard Don't write off Chelsea in Premier League title race - Lampard
- November 09, 2017

Morata won the Scudetto twice while at Juventus, in 2015 and 2016. Morata has also insisted he did not regret joining Chelsea - despite originally being tipped to join United . Tottenham, meanwhile, are now third and level on points with the Red Devils as both teams look to try and close the gap to the leaders. "That said, Conte is no pushover and his response to leaving David Luiz, arguably his best player last season, out of the line-up against United, proves he is in no mood to take ... (more...)
Setback for England as Jake Ball suffers ankle injury Setback for England as Jake Ball suffers ankle injury
- November 09, 2017

Ball might not have done too much damage when his right ankle buckled as he attempted to bowl the fifth ball of his fourth over yesterday but, with the initial diagnosis a sprain, he must already be considered a first Test doubt. Survival was very much the limit of Nick Larkin and Jake Carder's early ambition, and they managed it for nearly 10 overs until the former fell lbw pushing forward to Woakes for just six runs from 32 balls. (more...)
Namestnikov scores 2 as NHL-best Lightning stop Sharks, 5-1 Namestnikov scores 2 as NHL-best Lightning stop Sharks, 5-1
- November 09, 2017

Donskoi gave the Sharks a 1-0 lead 25 seconds into the game when he got to a loose puck in the low slot and beat Vasilevskiy with a wrist shot. NOTES: Sharks C Joe Pavelski's next goal will be his 300th. San Jose 11-9-13_33. "That's not what we wanted". "It always feels like you come to this building and they jump on you", Cooper said. Dell made eight saves on nine shots. (more...)
Texans talked about adding Colin Kaepernick after Deshaun Watson injury Texans talked about adding Colin Kaepernick after Deshaun Watson injury
- November 09, 2017

When asked if Savage will get all of the first-team reps this week, O'Brien replied: "Not necessarily". Kaepernick's protest began before a preseason game in 2016, when he did not stand during the national anthem, which has led other NFL players to follow in protest of racial inequality and police brutality. (more...)
Ashes 2017-18: England's Jake Ball injures ankle in warm-up match Ashes 2017-18: England's Jake Ball injures ankle in warm-up match
- November 09, 2017

After collapsing in agony, the Nottinghamshire bowler was led away by England team physio Craig De Weymarn and will play no further part in the final two sessions of the day at the Adelaide Oval. Bowling around the wicket, Ball turned his back foot in his delivery slide and fell to the turf, before being helped from the field less than 10 minutes before the first adjournment in play. (more...)
Bob Saget Is Engaged To Kelly Rizzo! Bob Saget Is Engaged To Kelly Rizzo!
- November 09, 2017

In a previous exclusive interview with Closer Weekly , Bob opened up about finding happiness again with his Kelly. "Who needs pearls???" she wrote . They love to travel together ... and document it through photos! Kelly, 38, then showed off her bling on the social media platform. They have friends in common . (more...)
Frankie Edgar out of UFC title fight vs. Max Holloway Frankie Edgar out of UFC title fight vs. Max Holloway
- November 09, 2017

Initially, the injury was not confirmed by Edgar. A highly-anticipated fight in the featherweight division has been called off, according to a report by Combate on Wednesday evening. Holloway hinted at the news in a cryptic post on social media. If the UFC can not find Holloway a suitable opponent in time for December, the card will move on with 12 scheduled bouts which include a highly anticipated heavyweight clash between Alistair Overeem and Francis Ngannou . (more...)
Corruption-Auburn Report: Auburn's Pearl not cooperating in school probe Corruption-Auburn Report: Auburn's Pearl not cooperating in school probe
- November 09, 2017

If Pearl continues to rebel, it could cost him his job. "I am not concerned". "We've got to get through this investigation, and I'm just looking forward to Friday night". "From the moment I met Coach Pearl and heard his vision for our basketball program, it was clear he's the right man at the right time for Auburn ", said athletics director Jay Jacobs at the time of his hiring. (more...)
Fundraising drive boosts Samoa Rugby Union coffers Fundraising drive boosts Samoa Rugby Union coffers
- November 09, 2017

Manu Tuilagi has urged England to pay their goodwill gesture of £75,000 straight to Samoa's players rather than the bankrupt union. Ed Pilkington, marketing and innovation director at Diageo Europe, said: "It's an exciting time to be involved with England Rugby and we're pleased to be committed to the RFU for another four years". (more...)
Packers release tight end Martellus Bennett Packers release tight end Martellus Bennett
- November 09, 2017

It sure makes a lot of sense. However, he revealed via his social media during the bye week that he meant to retire following the 2017 season. Allen hasn't been targeted since Week 4 despite playing all eight games in 2017. Bennett signed a three-year, $21 million deal with Green Bay in the offseason and has been a disappointment. Bennett had base salaries of $900,000 this season, $3.6 million (plus a $2 million roster bonus) in 2018 and $5.65 million in 2019. (more...)
National Basketball Association fines Westbrook, George, Donovan for officiating comments National Basketball Association fines Westbrook, George, Donovan for officiating comments
- November 09, 2017

Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app . Donovan said he'd "never seen in the history of the game a guy get an and-one play and then get ejected from the game". In a text message, National Basketball Association spokesman Tim Frank said the league agreed with on-court officials that Anthony's foul "met the criteria of hard contact above the shoulders with high potential for injury", labeling the play "dangerous and reckless in nature". (more...)
Looking back at Ryan Fitzpatrick's disastrous 2016 season with Jets Looking back at Ryan Fitzpatrick's disastrous 2016 season with Jets
- November 09, 2017

Last season, Fitzpatrick was benched twice, threw 12 touchdown passes, 17 interceptions and ended the season with a 3-8 record as a starter. "It was a tough situation for me", Fitzpatrick said. - NY quarterback Josh McCown has tied a career best with three rushing touchdowns this year - more than four teams have entering Week 10. He said that "helps a little bit, but kind of negates itself with them and their familiarity with me". (more...)
Martellus Bennett's tenure with Packers essentially ended at the bye Martellus Bennett's tenure with Packers essentially ended at the bye
- November 09, 2017

Bennett has 24 receptions for 233 yards, but he also has three drops and doesn't have a touchdown catch. He's benefitted from playing alongside one Pro Bowl tight end, and Travis Kelce would remain the top target of both Alex Smith and defensive efforts. (more...)