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Adam Silver meets with college commission over one-and-done rule Adam Silver meets with college commission over one-and-done rule
- November 17, 2017

The league's officials will now discuss the potential changes with the Commission on College Basketball , which was formed in October following the recent Federal Bureau of Investigation scandal. For that change to happen, though, the union would probably need to cede the one-and-done rule and agree to a mandate that players entering college must stay two years before declaring for the draft. (more...)
CFL engaged in talks regarding expansion to Halifax CFL engaged in talks regarding expansion to Halifax
- November 17, 2017

Halifax regional council met this week with representatives from the group and the CFL. “The conversations have all been very productive, ” LeBlanc told TSN of ongoing talks with Ambrosie and company. hosted pre-season games in 1986, 1987 and 2003, while in 2005, Husky Stadium at Saint Mary's University in Halifax hosted a preseason tilt between the Toronto Argonauts and Hamilton Tiger-Cats. (more...)
Roy Hodgson positive 'composed' Ruben Loftus-Cheek will stay focused for Palace Roy Hodgson positive 'composed' Ruben Loftus-Cheek will stay focused for Palace
- November 17, 2017

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has confirmed that Christian Benteke is available for this weekend's Premier League clash with Everton at Selhurst Park . Hodgson, though, is adamant that the England global will see out his loan spell at Palace . "We want him to play in the midfield and midfielders need to be fluid, so he'll need to make certain that he can cover that midfield, front to back and side to side". (more...)
Amr latest Fahmy to be appointed as Caf general secretary Amr latest Fahmy to be appointed as Caf general secretary
- November 17, 2017

He was proposed by CAF President Ahmad to the Executive Committee in accordance with the statutory provisions and the Executive Committee approved his appointment during its meeting held on Thursday, 16 November 2017 in Rabat, Morocco. Former Black Stars of Ghana player, Anthony Baffoe is the new the deputy general secretary for football and development while Morocco's Essadik Alaoui is the deputy general secretary for administration and finance. (more...)
Lyon hopeful of keeping hold of Nabil Fekir amid Arsenal speculation Lyon hopeful of keeping hold of Nabil Fekir amid Arsenal speculation
- November 17, 2017

Fekir has been one of the stars of Ligue 1 so far this season, netting 11 goals and providing four assists in 11 games-a combined return matched only by Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani. "He's enjoying a period of success football-wise, but also in terms of management as he's the captain of a Lyon team who has got itself back on track - and that's also thanks to him". (more...)
Livid Algeria manager screams at 'enemy' reporter in furious rant Livid Algeria manager screams at 'enemy' reporter in furious rant
- November 17, 2017

Algeria head coach Rabah Madjer subjected star player Riyad Mahrez to perhaps the most awkward press conference of his career this week, as he made a decision to unload a furious tirade at a journalist covering the national team. He said: "Riyad, two seconds". "You are the enemy of the national team, you are the enemy of the national team, and I say it in front of everyone: if I have respect to you (pointing at the other journalists present), I have none for you (pointing at Djebbour)". (more...)
Everton star Niasse shows his class with latest comments on Koeman Everton star Niasse shows his class with latest comments on Koeman
- November 17, 2017

It remains to be seen if Everton up their offer for Silva, but it is looking extremely likely that interim boss David Unsworth will be in the dugout when his side travel to face fellow strugglers Crystal Palace on Saturday. But Dyche insisted he is exhausted of answering questions on the subject having had no contact with the Everton hierarchy in the wake of Koeman's sacking. (more...)
Stoneman hits first tour ton, Cook back in form Stoneman hits first tour ton, Cook back in form
- November 17, 2017

Cook, who had scored just 47 runs in three innings on the tour, compiled a fine 70 against a Cricket Australia XI at Tony Ireland Stadium in Townsville on Thursday. "The thing you've got to do is stop the noise and the easy way to do that in Australia is to get on top of them", said Swann, adding that England's senior players such as Alastair Cook and captain Joe Root would have to lead from the front. (more...)
Zlatan to return in 2017: Mourinho Zlatan to return in 2017: Mourinho
- November 17, 2017

Mourinho's side slipped eight points behind leaders Manchester City before the worldwide break after a 1-0 defeat by Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. I said I would take over Sweden. "I want to thank all the people at the club Manchester United who have been with me since day one". Phil Jones, who picked up a groin injury on England duty, is also expected to be available. (more...)
Celtics Jaylen Brown dominates, reveals death of close friend after game Celtics Jaylen Brown dominates, reveals death of close friend after game
- November 17, 2017

The 21-year-old, who is in his second year in the National Basketball Association, explained how he and Trevin became best friends. It was ironic that moments before he thought about not even playing in the game due to the apparent suicide of his best friend. (more...)
Pulis: West Brom Good Enough To Shock Chelsea Pulis: West Brom Good Enough To Shock Chelsea
- November 17, 2017

Chelsea's Eden Hazard and Michy Batshuayi are doubts because of minor injuries sustained on worldwide duty for Belgium. Certainly wing-back Victor Moses thought so. Think you can do better than Lawro? Chelsea on their part are fourth on 22 points, nine points adrift of leaders Manchester City. Albion have won just two games this season and are in 16th place, just a point from the bottom three. (more...)
Express claim Mourinho could move for Luiz Express claim Mourinho could move for Luiz
- November 17, 2017

According to Tony Banks in the Daily Express , the Portuguese could move for his former player as early as January and Luiz could be open to the switch as he is "angry" about his recent treatment at Chelsea. Earlier in the week it was claimed that a deal had been agreed "in principle" between Barcelona and Atletico but Cerezo clarified the matter in conversation with El Partidazo on La Cope: "Griezmann is an Atletico player and I tell you I think he will be here for a long time, and you ... (more...)
Kapil Sharma to be 'back with a bang' with TV show Kapil Sharma to be 'back with a bang' with TV show
- November 17, 2017

Comedian Kapil Sharma will be back "with a bang" on the small screen with his popular entertainer "The Kapil Sharma Show " soon, a channel official has confirmed. A channel official after declaring the August short break also gave the statement that since Kapil had been ill, they had "mutually agreed to take a short break", and that they would be back again shooting, once he recovers completely. (more...)
Venus Williams Home Burglarized $400k Stolen During US Open Venus Williams Home Burglarized $400k Stolen During US Open
- November 17, 2017

The criminals targeted her Florida home, according to a Palm Beach Gardens police report which redacted details of what was stolen. Palm Beach Gardens police released a report Thursday about the burglary, which happened between September 1 and 5. (more...)
Saban gives updates on two injured linebackers Saban gives updates on two injured linebackers
- November 17, 2017

When Alabama goes on the road, the Crimson Tide are usually met with opposing fans screaming at them and wanting nothing more than to take down Nick Saban's team. Only because we didn't have any better. Alabama hosts Mercer Saturday afternoon at noon ET before traveling to Auburn on November 25 in a game that will decide the division title for just the second time since the divisional split in 1992. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: Santi Cazorla injury worst I've seen Arsene Wenger: Santi Cazorla injury worst I've seen
- November 17, 2017

It is the worst injury I've known. "Maybe yes I will do it at some stage but until now I like to be involved every day in the life of a club because the real test is there", the Arsenal boss told beIN SPORTS . "That was my target at the start". The Frenchman signed a new two-year deal at the end of last season, following Arsenal's FA Cup final win over Chelsea, and a day after saying global management would interest him after his club career, Wenger was non-committal when asked ... (more...)
Harden, Rockets get 90 in first half, beat Suns 142-116 Harden, Rockets get 90 in first half, beat Suns 142-116
- November 17, 2017

With Chris Paul back for the Houston Rockets , Booker should draw the duo of Harden and Gordon, whoever is on the floor, all night which makes for a great individual matchup for the young superstar. In the lopsided game, forward Ryan Anderson had 24 points and Trevor Ariza also added 11 as Houston scored a stunning 90 points by halftime. They dropped 65 points in the first half-a total that would have been good enough for the lead on seemingly any other night-shot 45.2 percent from the ... (more...)
South Carolina Women's basketball team declines visit to White House South Carolina Women's basketball team declines visit to White House
- November 17, 2017

SC women's basketball coach Dawn Staley says her team will not be able to go to an event at the White House Friday honoring college sports champions. The former three-time Olympic gold medalist and flag bearer at the 2004 Games told the Associated Press , "It's what national champions do". (more...)
Kyrie Irving Gives His Celtics Jersey, Sneakers To US Soldiers Kyrie Irving Gives His Celtics Jersey, Sneakers To US Soldiers
- November 17, 2017

Klay Thompson's 3-pointer with 1:22 to play lifted Golden State ahead 88-86 but the Celtics equalized on two Irving free throws after he was fouled by Thompson. Despite suffering a minor facial fracture last week, Irving still played at a high level during the game. The Celtics answered with 19 consecutive points to grab a 68-66 lead, Brown scoring 10 points in the run to set up the dramatic finish. (more...)
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo: We deserve greater respect Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo: We deserve greater respect
- November 17, 2017

Discussing his plans for the future, the Real Madrid star told L'Equipe: "With the Ballon d'Or, I know the panel is still voting". Cristiano Ronaldo says he wants to have seven children and win the same number of Ballons d'Or. "It's only the start of the season and there are a lot of matches left to play". " I'm happy and I feel good, you have to stay calm and keep working, because you can obviously do better ", Ronaldo said. (more...)
MS Dhoni: Playing with bigger kids made me better at cricket MS Dhoni: Playing with bigger kids made me better at cricket
- November 17, 2017

In the year 2007, when the selectors had asked MS Dhoni to lead Indian team he was just 26 years old and the former captain recently revealed why he was chosen as the captain. Experts like Ajit Agarkar and VVS Laxman took a dig at the player, suggesting it is time for the Jharkhand man to allow youngsters a chance to feature in the national team. (more...)
Iowa State's Campbell named semifinalist for coach of the year award Iowa State's Campbell named semifinalist for coach of the year award
- November 17, 2017

The Cyclones lost on Friday night at Missouri and against Milwaukee on Monday night. "You know what everybody's going to say". Sophomore Solomon Young (seven points per game) is the lone returning starter from last season's NCAA Tournament team, and he's off to a bit of a rough start offensively (42.9 field-goal percentage) after shooting 64.3 percent in a limited role last season. (more...)
John Ross Let Bengals, Andy Dalton Down vs. Titans, Says Marvin Lewis John Ross Let Bengals, Andy Dalton Down vs. Titans, Says Marvin Lewis
- November 17, 2017

Ross agreed with his coach's assessment. "The thing I told him and it was great because Andy was with him in the hall on Tuesday", Lewis said, via Paul Dahner Jr. Now he's healthy, but plays like this aren't likely to convince Lewis to expand his role in the offense. They needed Ross to catch that ball and use his speed to get into the end zone. (more...)
Who would you pick in a combined England-Australia team? Who would you pick in a combined England-Australia team?
- November 17, 2017

BC-RGU-England-Australia, 3rd Ld-Writethru, 795 Jones leaves barbs to Cheika ahead of England vs WallabiesAP Photo LON821, LTI101, LON833Eds: Adds detail. That will always include Farrell, shortlisted again this week for the world player of the year award and who comes in at inside centre having been rested much against his will last week. (more...)
Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) Analysts See $0.89 EPS
- November 17, 2017

The stock rose 1.53% or $1.43 reaching $94.51. About 1.29M shares traded. Dollar Tree Inc now has $22.32B valuation. It has underperformed by 13.10% the S&P500. First Advsrs Limited Partnership owns 218,096 shares or 0.07% of their USA portfolio. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Burney invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Dollar Tree, Inc. (more...)
Christian Benteke fit for Everton clash Christian Benteke fit for Everton clash
- November 17, 2017

The Belgian forward was hardly in form to start the season, but as the transfer window closed and Palace's squad boasted just one fit striker, Benteke was always going to prove crucial to his side's chances of recovering from a poor start under Frank de Boer. (more...)
John's hands Nebraska basketball its first loss of the season John's hands Nebraska basketball its first loss of the season
- November 17, 2017

The Red Storm weren't much better from 3-point land (29 percent) but they didn't need to be as they shot 43 percent from the field. The Huskers trailed 17-8, but fought back, as 3-pointers from Thomas Allen and Taylor keyed an 8-2 Husker run that pulled NU within 19-16 after a Taylor's 3-pointer with 9:06 left in the half. (more...)
Odds slashed for Wales manager to join Sunderland Odds slashed for Wales manager to join Sunderland
- November 17, 2017

The Tykes are 16th at present, ahead of the trip to Norwich on Saturday, while Sunderland are rock-bottom and sacked manager Simon Grayson after a 3-3 draw with Bolton at the end of last month . The 40-year-old is quoted by the Yorkshire Post as saying: "No, there hasn't". Former Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka, Luton boss Nathan Jones, Ally McCoist and current Black Cats defender John O'Shea have all featured high in the bookmakers' betting list of candidates for the vacancy. (more...)
Alshon Jeffery (ankle) says he'll play for Eagles on Sunday night Alshon Jeffery (ankle) says he'll play for Eagles on Sunday night
- November 17, 2017

So far this year, Jeffery has 34 catches, 500 receiving yards, and five touchdowns. Tight end Zach Ertz has been the only Birds' pass catcher more productive than Jeffery this season. Jeffery's Friday status should tell the Week 11 story. Tight end Zach Ertz, who missed the Eagles' last game with a hamstring injury, and cornerback Ronald Darby , who hasn't played since dislocating his ankle September 10, both practiced in full Thursday. (more...)
Michael O'Neill 'turns down Sunderland approach' Michael O'Neill 'turns down Sunderland approach'
- November 17, 2017

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill has reportedly rejected an approach from Sunderland to take over as their new manager. "He's a shrewd cookie, Michael, so I know whatever he does will be the right decision". He lives in Edinburgh, although he also signed a four-year deal in 2016 and the Northern Irish FA would be due compensation if he was to leave. He is a very astute, shrewd guy. (more...)

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