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Julian Draxler: 'I'm not thinking about leaving Paris Saint-Germain' Julian Draxler: 'I'm not thinking about leaving Paris Saint-Germain'
- November 14, 2017

Both the contracts of veteran Bayern wingers Arjen Robben, 33, and Franck Ribery, 34, are due to expire next summer and France Football reported last week that the German champions had lined up former Schalke man Draxler as a potential replacement. (more...)
Only three players can win this week's European Tour's Race to Dubai Only three players can win this week's European Tour's Race to Dubai
- November 14, 2017

Tommy Fleetwood's hopes were increased with a top-10 finish last week in South Africa , and whilst Rose didn't play at the Nedbank, he has won his previous two events at the WGC-HSBC Champions and Turkish Airlines Open . Garcia is in the penultimate group with Jon Rahm at 12.30pm local time. "Excited for these last few weeks of the year", he enthused. So the fact he is rated as having apparently next-to-no chance of crowning a crowning season with the European No 1 title does not ... (more...)
Jerry Jones says he's not backing off on Goodell extension Jerry Jones says he's not backing off on Goodell extension
- November 14, 2017

The impetus for all this? However, with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones doing his best to single-handedly wreck Goodell's extension as part of Jones' ongoing feud with the commissioner, things have gotten ugly in the prolonged discussions. "The negotiations are progressing and we will keep ownership apprised of the negotiations as they move forward". Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones shot down a report Tuesday that suggested National Football League owners could band together in an effort to ... (more...)
Liverpool 'win race to sign Leon Goretzka' Liverpool 'win race to sign Leon Goretzka'
- November 14, 2017

The Germany global, 22, has impressed for the Bundesliga side this season. Landing the signature of Schalke's 22-year-old midfielder Goretzka will also be less than straight forward, as the German is now being courted by European giants Barcelona and Bayern Munich, with both North London clubs, in Arsenal and Tottenham also taking an interest. (more...)
Bangladesh U-19 reach Asia Cup semis after defeating India Bangladesh U-19 reach Asia Cup semis after defeating India
- November 14, 2017

India were struggling at 85 for 4 at the halfway mark. India, without two of their key batsmen in Prithvi Shaw and Shubman Gill, couldn't manage a single half-century, with Salman Khan's unbeaten 39 from No. Before the start of the tournament, India coach Rahul Dravid had said that results are not his focus with the team. But Pinak Ghosh smashed an unbeaten 82 to lead Bangaldesh to 191-2 in 28 overs and set up a meeting with Pakistan in the semi-finals on Thursday. (more...)
England coach Jones sorry for Argentina outburst England coach Jones sorry for Argentina outburst
- November 14, 2017

And that sometimes happens at rugby games. "The team Australia are at the moment and the form they are in, they will take you apart if you don't have that cohesiveness". Jones' players saw nothing wrong in their coach's antics, with scrum-half Danny Care admitting it reminded him of Martin Johnson's explosion when he was sin-binned against Ireland in 2009. (more...)
Two New Zealanders on World Rugby women's Player of the Year shortlist Two New Zealanders on World Rugby women's Player of the Year shortlist
- November 14, 2017

The panel also chose a shortlist for the Women's Player of the Year , which comprised of New Zealanders Kelly Brazier and Portia Woodman, France duo Romane Menager and Safi N'Diaye, and England's Lydia Thompson. The Breakthrough Player of the Year will be contested by three players - Argentina's Emiliano Boffelli, New Zealand winger Rieko Ioane and France centre Damian Penaud. (more...)
Lebron James: "Deshaun Watson should be a Brown"
- November 14, 2017

James said Monday that the Browns should have taken former Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson . As he sought to clarify that he wasn't intending to throw shade at the player the Knicks did select, guard Frank Ntilikina, James used the Browns as an example, revealing that he thought his hometown football team should have picked quarterback Deshaun Watson this past spring. (more...)
Tennessee State football player sucker punches coach Tennessee State football player sucker punches coach
- November 14, 2017

In video obtained by The Tennesseean , senior defensive end Latrelle Lee can be seen striking T.J. Greenstone, the program's strength and conditioning coach, twice before Greenstone falls to the ground. He did not play in Saturday's game, according to a report from The Tennessean . Lee was majoring in criminal justice and was named to the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll. (more...)
Oscar De La Hoya training for comeback fight with Conor McGregor Oscar De La Hoya training for comeback fight with Conor McGregor
- November 14, 2017

In an interview with Dash Radio, De La Hoya even claimed that he could knockout McGregor within two rounds. I'm faster than ever and stronger than ever. But De La Hoya is wary of the threat posed by the Crumlin-born mixed martial arts fighter, adding: "Let's get it straight - in the cage, he would freaking destroy me". (more...)
Fuming Cristiano Ronaldo shocks Real Madrid: SELL ME! Fuming Cristiano Ronaldo shocks Real Madrid: SELL ME!
- November 14, 2017

Ronaldo would like to leave on June 30 and has made his intentions clear to the Madrid hierarchy. It seems that the player is not content with the recent offer to renew his contract, as he feels his importance is being devalued by the terms of it. (more...)
Real Madrid lower asking price for Manchester United target Gareth Bale Real Madrid lower asking price for Manchester United target Gareth Bale
- November 14, 2017

Another injury - this time a thigh injury - is set to rule Bale out again, potentially until the end of 2017, and reports now suggest that Real may choose to cash in on the wide man if possible. It's very tough the Premier League. He bucked the trend of boring English footballers who don't fancy life outside the M25 and chose to play overseas. (more...)
Wales centre Jonathan Davies out for six months with ankle injury
- November 14, 2017

It means Davies is ruled out of the entire Six Nations as well as the rest of the autumn worldwide series, with Wales still to play Georgia, New Zealand, and South Africa. However, both Williams and Roberts are now in the camp as a result of injuries, with the Harlequins centre being called up on Monday to replace Davies. (more...)
Duke vs. Michigan State live stream Duke vs. Michigan State live stream
- November 14, 2017

It figures to get a whole lot tougher in the Windy City, where they'll face what could be coach Tom Izzo's most talented team. It was the first time that Canada ever claimed a gold medal (in basketball) in global competition. "Allen lit us up as a freshman in the Final Four and has kind've just hung in there", Izzo said. The same day, No. 22 Seton Hall should get a good test from IN and new coach Archie Miller. (more...)
Zlatan celebrates Sweden's qualification for 2018 World Cup
- November 14, 2017

But there were inevitably questions about the Manchester United striker, who has been out of action since April with a knee ligament injury. Within an hour of full-time, Ibrahimovic shared a picture of the Swedish team on the San Siro pitch, accompanied by a three-word caption. (more...)
Case Keenum throws four touchdown passes in win over Redskins Case Keenum throws four touchdown passes in win over Redskins
- November 14, 2017

The part that wasn't a clinic was the back-to-back interceptions by Washington safety D.J. Many of us are expecting Zimmer to make the transition from Keenum to Bridgewater at some point in the coming weeks, but the guess here is that Zimmer has every intention of starting Keenum for the fifth consecutive game on Sunday and for the eighth time in nine games. (more...)
Old £10 Note Cut-Off Date Revealed By The Bank Of England Old £10 Note Cut-Off Date Revealed By The Bank Of England
- November 14, 2017

Now that the new plastic tenner is officially here, the Bank of England has revealed that you have until 1st March 2018 to get spendy with the old style. The Bank assessed whether palm oil or coconut oil should be used instead, but concluded that this might not be able to be sourced sustainably. Like the £5 note already in circulation featuring Sir Winston Churchill, the new £10 banknote is made from polymer, which is more durable and expected to last five years in total. (more...)
Atletico star with £133m buyout sets sights on Man Utd move Atletico star with £133m buyout sets sights on Man Utd move
- November 14, 2017

Arsenal have baulked at Ozil's apparent £300k-a-week wage demands, and would now rather sell him for a cut price fee in the winter window than allow him to leave for free in seven months' time. Atleti are ready to offer Ozil £200,000 to lure him away, and the German global is sure to be tempted by a return to La Liga if a deal is pursued. However, Ozil and his representatives reportedly asked Arsenal for a whopping £330,000-a-week deal, but with no takers among Europe's elite, he will have ... (more...)
Conservatives Try to Sneak 'Religious Freedom' Into Australia's Marriage Bill Conservatives Try to Sneak 'Religious Freedom' Into Australia's Marriage Bill
- November 14, 2017

The Senator from Victoria said his bill would allow any Australian to declare that they would not participate in a same-sex wedding if it violated their religious beliefs. There are many politicians who, like Zed Seselja and and Ian Macdonald , have expressed opposition to same-sex marriage in the past, but say they will vote in line with the results of the postal survey. (more...)
Brittany Force makes Pomona history with fastest Top Fuel pass Brittany Force makes Pomona history with fastest Top Fuel pass
- November 14, 2017

She beat championship drivers Steve Torrence, Doug Kalitta, Leah Pritchett, Tony Schumacher, Clay Millican, Shawn Langdon, Terry McMillen, Scott Palmer and 2012, 2015 and 2016 title victor Antron Brown for the championship. "They don't give up on me". "It still doesn't seem real", Brittany Force told the Los Angeles Times . "Today is pretty great, seeing it all come back full circle". (more...)
Kevin Harvick in Final Four in chase for NASCAR championship Kevin Harvick in Final Four in chase for NASCAR championship
- November 14, 2017

When told that Harvick has picked Truex as the favorite, Truex cut off the question before waiting to hear what Harvick even said. That was an emotional weekend, regardless of how many races were left in the year. ET). Elliott led a number of laps and took the stage two win at Phoenix back in March, if luck is on his side and he has the auto underneath him, Elliott could very well get to victory lane and fight for a championship against all the adversity he has faced thus far in 2017. (more...)
Germany coach Loew wary of French firepower Germany coach Loew wary of French firepower
- November 14, 2017

Security will be tight in Cologne as the friendly takes place nearly two years to the day since the Paris terror attacks of November 13 2015, when 130 people were killed and over 400 were injured. "I want to try things out against France". "The result is not the most important thing". "They have an incredible breadth of young players, I've never seen anything like that at the level", Hummels told Bild am Sonntag. (more...)
Joseph Parker laughs at 'ridiculously low' offer to fight Anthony Johsua Joseph Parker laughs at 'ridiculously low' offer to fight Anthony Johsua
- November 14, 2017

Higgins says he's happy to let that progress and Parker, the WBO champion, can come into the unification frame after that. "I got this weird email from Eddie's email address, but he must have been hacked", Higgins exclusively told Sky Sports . (more...)
Real Madrid reveals price for Gareth Bale — La Liga Real Madrid reveals price for Gareth Bale — La Liga
- November 14, 2017

Bale has played a significant part in that success, but the last year has been particularly damaging. The Welshman will not be able to play for the rest of the year. It's bad luck, bad news, and he'll be gutted. After all, you can't build a team around a player who is consistently absent. "We never take risks, we've never done that and I don't see that changing in the future". (more...)
Seam bowlers pose a bigger challenge than swing, says Wriddhiman Saha Seam bowlers pose a bigger challenge than swing, says Wriddhiman Saha
- November 14, 2017

After being hammered at home by India, Sri Lanka then won a two-test series against Pakistan 2-0 in the United Arab Emirates but subsequently lost all eight limited-overs matches against the same opponents. Among the spinners, Saha believes Ravichandran Ashwin is very hard to stand behind the wickets against as he offers many more variations. While the Indian left-right handed duo mainly played in the V's with occasional reverse sweep, middle-order batsman Rahane's stint at the nets was ... (more...)
Raiders ground breaking ceremony for new Las Vegas stadium --WATCH LIVE NOW Raiders ground breaking ceremony for new Las Vegas stadium --WATCH LIVE NOW
- November 14, 2017

November 13. Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Hall of Famer Howie Long were among the crowd that witnessed officials and team leaders turn dirt with shiny shovels emblazoned with the Raiders logo. (more...)
Maryland Comeback Falls Short vs. #4 SC Maryland Comeback Falls Short vs. #4 SC
- November 14, 2017

The Terps showed more strength in the second quarter, doubling their total rebounds. She scored the team's final seven points and was a ideal 5-for-5 from the free throw line. 15 Terps (1-1) to Columbia next year carrying much of the momentum from last season's national championship - the first national title for Staley, who went to the Final Four three times as a player at Virginia but never won. (more...)
Studs and Duds from Bears' Week 10 loss to Packers Studs and Duds from Bears' Week 10 loss to Packers
- November 14, 2017

Green Bay (4-4 ) coach Mike McCarthy continues to insist he will stick with backup quarterback Brett Hundley , even though the third-year quarterback has lost both games he has started in place of Rodgers. Though his team now stands at 3-6, Hicks isn't losing any faith in what can still be accomplished. For what it is worth, Hundley said after the game that the hamstring injury is a non-issue. (more...)
Arsenal close to £60m deal Arsenal close to £60m deal
- November 14, 2017

Sanchez brings fight, a winning attitude, goals and creativity to our side, and Fekir plays with a rare guile that would bring some fight into our squad, something which we would have lost next summer. The same report claims that the deal is "almost done" and that could allow Sanchez to leave Arsenal in the January transfer window. The 25-year-old playmaker was brilliant for the Eagles in the last campaign. (more...)
Kris Versteeg scores victor as Flames beat Blues Kris Versteeg scores victor as Flames beat Blues
- November 14, 2017

Gaudreau scored with two minutes left in the game before Frolik rounded out the scoring with an empty-net goal. In a wild third period that saw Calgary take a lead twice only to see the Blues come back to tie it each time, the Flames finally went in front for good at 14:29 when Versteeg's shot off the wing beat Jake Allen. (more...)

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