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Featured Stock to See: Opko Health, Inc. (OPK)
- November 14, 2017

The stock witnessed -5.7% declines, 0.4% gains and 7.74% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 73,417 shares of the company's stock valued at $483,000 after purchasing an additional 216 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
New York Giants reiterate McAdoo won't be fired in-season New York Giants reiterate McAdoo won't be fired in-season
- November 14, 2017

The Sports Pope believes the time has come for the team to fire McAdoo. The Giants have made only one midseason coaching change since 1931, that coming in 1976. They were putrid on offense a year ago and are now the most prolific team in the league, averaging 33 points per game in 2017. They've lost their past three games by a combined 61 points. (more...)
Morkel and De Villiers power Titans to victory over Lions Morkel and De Villiers power Titans to victory over Lions
- November 14, 2017

A brutal display of power-hitting by Albie Morkel and AB de Villiers helped the defending champions Titans begin their Ram Slam T20 Challenge with a destructive eight-wicket Duckworth/Lewis victory over the Highveld Lions in Centurion on Sunday. (more...)
Watford reject Everton's Silva approach Watford reject Everton's Silva approach
- November 14, 2017

Three weeks after the dismissal of Ronald Koeman, Everton made a move for Silva yesterday, having identified the 40-year-old Portuguese as their preferred candidate. That Everton have chose to make any kind of formal move would suggest a degree of confidence Silva is interested in talking to the Goodison board. Everton parted company with Ronald Koeman back in October and have been on the lookout for a new manager ever since, with Sam Allardyce's name mentioned in connection with the role ... (more...)
LA Chargers QB Rivers reports possible concussion symptoms LA Chargers QB Rivers reports possible concussion symptoms
- November 14, 2017

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers is in the NFL's concussion protocol, the team announced on Monday. Rivers has started every Chargers game in the regular season and the playoffs since he became their starting quarterback in 2006. (more...)
United Nations to adopt Olympic Truce for PyeongChang Winter Olympics United Nations to adopt Olympic Truce for PyeongChang Winter Olympics
- November 14, 2017

The resolution urges countries to give safe passage to all players, officers and officials participating in the Olympics to have safe access and allow them to participate at the Games, as well as mobiliising youth around the world for peace. (more...)
Gareon Conley's Rookie Season Is Over, Raiders Place CB on Reserve/Injured List Gareon Conley's Rookie Season Is Over, Raiders Place CB on Reserve/Injured List
- November 14, 2017

Conley, the 24th overall pick in the 2017 draft out of Ohio State, missed training camp, preseason and Week 1 with the shin injury. He showed flashes of good play during the offseason program but hasn't been able to stay healthy. "He was feeling better, then he had a setback". He has played just two games this season, recording one pass defended and seven tackles. Starting cornerback David Amerson missed Oakland's game in Miami with a foot injury, and TJ Carrie, Dexter McDonald and Sean ... (more...)
College Strike Enters Fifth Week College Strike Enters Fifth Week
- November 14, 2017

Earlier this week, Ontario's Labour Relations Board set dates for a vote on the College Employer Council's final offer to striking faculty - balloting will take place online from November 14 - 16. The union has said its main point of contention has been the level of input college instructors have into the way courses are taught and evaluated, and MacKay said the colleges' attempt to address the issue is worse than if they had done nothing. (more...)
O'Neill now favourite to take on Scotland job, say bookmakers O'Neill now favourite to take on Scotland job, say bookmakers
- November 14, 2017

The Scottish Football Association have identified O'Neill as their primary target following Strachan's departure last month and would be willing to offer the 48-year-old a four-year contract worth close to double his existing £500,000 a year salary in a bid to secure his services. (more...)
ESPN projections put Ohio State in College Football Playoff ESPN projections put Ohio State in College Football Playoff
- November 14, 2017

A big difference is that they will wear gray cleats instead of the scarlet ones they wore vs. PSU. Just as it did against the Nittany Lions, Ohio State will once again be wearing special LeBron James Nike Soldier 11 cleats against MI - and the Buckeyes' connection to the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar doesn't stop there. (more...)
Packers RB Aaron Jones to Miss 3-6 Weeks With MCL Sprain Packers RB Aaron Jones to Miss 3-6 Weeks With MCL Sprain
- November 14, 2017

Schefter tweeted Monday that the running back would likely miss three-to-six weeks, meaning it's not a season-ender. That followed a massively productive senior season that saw him rack up 1,773 rushing yards, 28 catches for 233 more yards and 20 total TDs. (more...)
Fans React to Beyonce and JAY-Z's Twins Sir and Rumi Fans React to Beyonce and JAY-Z's Twins Sir and Rumi
- November 14, 2017

Big sis Blue Ivy, five, was also in attendance, along with dad Jay-Z, grandmother Tina Knowles and a nanny. The chubby-cheeked bey-bies clad in onesies can be seen being cradled by mom and grandma, with Beyoncé looking fabulous as always. (more...)
Three Big 12 WRs Named Biletnikoff Semifinalists Three Big 12 WRs Named Biletnikoff Semifinalists
- November 14, 2017

The Biletnikoff Award is presented annually to college football's best wide receiver. Brown ranks sixth in the nation in receiving yards and is one of 18 players nationally to score nine or more receiving touchdowns this season. The Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc. will announce the three Biletnikoff Award finalists on November 21, following the vote by the members of the Biletnikoff Award National Selection Committee. (more...)
Feleipe Franks is the Florida Gators' starting quarterback. Again
- November 14, 2017

It is the fourth time in seven weeks that the Gators have made a change at quarterback. Franks started five games this season, including the opener against MI. Following last weekend's loss at SC, though, the 19-year-old said he continues to "a little more comfortable". Zaire left Saturday's loss at SC with a knee injury, putting Franks back into action. (more...)
Florida Looking Into Chip Kelly As Potential New Coach Florida Looking Into Chip Kelly As Potential New Coach
- November 14, 2017

In Kelly's four years at OR, the Ducks went - in order - 10-3 (2009), 12-1 (2010), 12-2 (2011) and 12-1 (2012). Kelly received a show-cause for violations at OR, so Florida would need SEC approval to hire him. Also, unlike other targets on Florida's list, Kelly isn't coaching anywhere at the moment. Darren Heitner, a sports attorney and Florida graduate who was among the first to report McElwain's ouster, confirmed the Gators are potentially targeting Kelly. (more...)
'Hitman' Goes To Hulu Courtesy Of A 'John Wick' Mastermind 'Hitman' Goes To Hulu Courtesy Of A 'John Wick' Mastermind
- November 14, 2017

Deadline reports that Hulu hopes for Hitman to become one of their flagship series, along the lines of the Emmy-winning The Handmaid's Tale . Neither film was received well critically . The movies need to find that creativity and really surprise the audience with the kind of freakish, overly planned kills that make the game so much fun. (more...)
Joe Haden suffers broken leg vs. Colts Joe Haden suffers broken leg vs. Colts
- November 14, 2017

There are three different players that I believe will need to step in and show out to ease the loss of Haden. Joe Haden provided some optimism for Steelers Nation. The cornerback underwent a scan and it revealed that he had a non-displaced fracture of the fibula head, per Jeremy Fowler of ESPN . The 28-year-old had been acquired by the Steelers in late August after he was released by the Cleveland Browns as he signed a three-year, $27 million contract that included a signing bonus of ... (more...)
David Poisson: French alpine skier dies after training crash in Canada David Poisson: French alpine skier dies after training crash in Canada
- November 14, 2017

David Fish and its partners in the group velocity of the France team preparing for a few days at Nakiska in view of the speed events (downhill and super-G) in Lake Louise (Canada), counting for the world Cup and scheduled on November 25 and 26. (more...)
Concussion doctor rips NFL's protocol after incident with Colts' Jacoby Brissett Concussion doctor rips NFL's protocol after incident with Colts' Jacoby Brissett
- November 14, 2017

According to the Colts , Brissett was evaluated twice for a concussion, passed the tests twice, and so was allowed to return to the game. Nowinski wrote that Brissett showed "the clearest concussions (sic) signs of the season". A Colts spokesperson told reporters that he developed concussion-like symptoms after the game. As it turned out, Brissett threw an interception on the possession following the big hit, and the Colts lost 20-17. (more...)
49ers TE Garrett Celek happy to reward fantasy football owners 49ers TE Garrett Celek happy to reward fantasy football owners
- November 14, 2017

The New Orleans Saints finally appear to be built to win outside, and in poor weather conditions, which could be vital as we head into the winter stretch of the National Football League schedule. "There's nothing like it". Outside of his good statistical outing that included four stops and a quarterback hit, linebacker Reuben Foster also allowed just 12 yards in coverage on three targets. (more...)
Judge named AL Rookie of the Year after record breaking season Judge named AL Rookie of the Year after record breaking season
- November 14, 2017

And the 25-year-old Judge is bound to be a crucial part of it. And it was Judge's quick ascension that greatly helped to boost a youthful club into contention, bringing the Yankees within one win of a World Series appearance. Aaron Judge celebrates after winning the Home Run Derby at Marlins Park. . He was an integral part of the Yankees' surprising run to the postseason in 2017. (more...)
Ladbrokes Coral digital revenues rise Ladbrokes Coral digital revenues rise
- November 14, 2017

Total group revenue, however, rose 3% in the four-month period as the weak performance in United Kingdom retail was offset by 12% growth in digital and 17% growth in European retail. We have existed with the uncertainty caused by the review since we were created and hope that the announcement of a 12 week consultation heralds a positive step to reaching a final outcome. (more...)
Socceroos back in Australia, get 1st advantage over Honduras Socceroos back in Australia, get 1st advantage over Honduras
- November 14, 2017

The Hondurans will arrive later on a commercial jet and will have less time to acclimatise before the match at Sydney's Olympic Stadium. "I have a great feeling about this game. Hertha Berlin forward Mathew Leckie, who missed the trip to Honduras because of a hamstring injury, is also available. Australia are looking to reach their fourth consecutive World Cup and fifth in total, while Honduras are aiming to reach their third competition in a row and fourth in total. (more...)
Beale: I asked if Prince William wanted my budgie smugglers Beale: I asked if Prince William wanted my budgie smugglers
- November 14, 2017

The maverick back scored a long-range try and celebrated by posing for a photograph with Prince William , while clad in only a pair of "budgie smugglers" and armed with a bottle of beer. He sported a big grin from ear-to-ear, as did Prince William who didn't seem too fussed about posing for a photo. The post, which now has more than 16,600 likes, became so popular that even National Basketball Association legend Shaquille O'Neal noticed it and got in on the fun. (more...)
Seahawks to audition former Boomer Maxwell Seahawks to audition former Boomer Maxwell
- November 14, 2017

Maxwell started 13 games for Miami last year, but the club released him on October 24 this year. While he finished with 53 tackles, two interceptions and 15 passes defensed, he was benched for inconsistent play. One of the biggest issues surrounding Maxwell over the years has been his inability to stay healthy. Maxwell played down the stretch for Miami last season, helping the team into the playoffs, but was cut after starting only two games, replaced by rookie Cordrea Tankersley. (more...)
Ex-WWE champion Swagger signs with Bellator Ex-WWE champion Swagger signs with Bellator
- November 14, 2017

Hager will compete in the heavyweight division, alongside another former WWE superstar, and current Impact Wrestling star, Bobby Lashley. He announced during Chael Sonnen's podcast in March that he requested his release from WWE because he wasn't getting opportunities. (more...)
LeBron James chronicles Cleveland Cavaliers' post-shootaround subway ride LeBron James chronicles Cleveland Cavaliers' post-shootaround subway ride
- November 13, 2017

The reason the Cavs chose to take the train rather than the bus was a traffic jam caused their buses to shootaround to be late and it was going to take 45 minutes to get back that way, or less than 10 by the train. "KP gon get y'all tonight bruh", the fan says. James said it was his first time riding the subway in NY. "We're on the train", he said. It's unclear what train the Cavs were getting on at the 34th Street-Penn Station stop. (more...)
Liverpool's Nathaniel Clyne to miss three months after surgery Liverpool's Nathaniel Clyne to miss three months after surgery
- November 13, 2017

The Liverpool defender has not played for the club since picking up the problem in pre-season and was ruled out for "a significant period of time" in September, with no return date specified. Robertson disclosed that he has spoken to manager Jurgen Klopp about his situation and added that he was delighted to feature in Scotland's 1-0 defeat to the Netherlands last week. (more...)
Dimitrov overcomes Thiem on ATP Finals debut Dimitrov overcomes Thiem on ATP Finals debut
- November 13, 2017

The first Bulgarian ever to qualify for the season-ending championship, Dimitrov upset the Austrian fourth seed 6-3 5-7 7-5 in the opening match from the Pete Sampras Group. World number one Rafael Nadal opens his quest for a first ATP Finals title later against Belgium's David Goffin . Having lost the opener 6-3, Thiem began to find his rhythm in a tightly contest second set. (more...)
McLaren's Interlagos tyre test with Pirelli cancelled due to security concerns McLaren's Interlagos tyre test with Pirelli cancelled due to security concerns
- November 13, 2017

But the event has now been scrapped following a series of security breaches around the Sao Paulo circuit. Friday night saw Mercedes team members robbed at gunpoint after their minibus was stopped in traffic shortly after leaving the track in Sao Paulo, with the FIA and Williams escaping similar situations in three separate incidents on the same evening. (more...)