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Mark Hunt medically cleared to make UFC return - manager Zen Ginnen Mark Hunt medically cleared to make UFC return - manager Zen Ginnen
- December 06, 2017

White countered by pointing out that Hunt had fought several times in the UFC since he filed the lawsuit while being paid more than $1 million during that time but the real concern was for his health and safety. "Dr. Charles Bernick from the Cleveland Clinic gave us a call today about the results from his test in Vegas and pleased to say Mark passed well above average and [Bernick] is comfortable of him moving forward with competition". (more...)
India, China to strengthen trade, investment ties India, China to strengthen trade, investment ties
- December 06, 2017

Li, who was speaking at the third round of dialogue between the DRC and India's NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog, referred to India's demographic advantage, its efficiency in the software industry and low labour costs as being complementary to China's experience in developing infrastructure and lifting hundreds of millions of people out of poverty. (more...)
5 things you need to know about the Disaster Artist 5 things you need to know about the Disaster Artist
- December 05, 2017

Tommy Wiseau (as Johnny): "Are you OK?" Carolyn Minnott (as Claudette): "What's OK?" Philip Haldiman (as Johnny): "I'm OK". Yeah, bad acting, storylines that make no sense and a laughable script. Tommy Wiseau is now in on the joke. That's not to say it isn't amusing - plenty of The Disaster Artist will have you keeling over in laughter. (more...)
Harden Named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week Harden Named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week
- December 05, 2017

The Rockets outscored opponents by an average of 19.3 points for the week and extended their winning streak to a season-best seven games. The two guards don't necessarily mesh seamlessly with their style, and while they can coexist just fine on the same hardwood, they can best exploit their talents when they are the key presence on the court than when they're sharing the spotlight. (more...)
Georgia's Smith, Fromm, Smart headline AP All-SEC awards Georgia's Smith, Fromm, Smart headline AP All-SEC awards
- December 05, 2017

However, during Georgia's senior banquet on Sunday night, Smith added the first trophy to his collection, via a surprise appearance from the Butkus Award presenters. He leads Georgia in tackles with 113, 44 more than any other defender, as well as in sacks (5.5) and quarterback hurries (17). Fromm, a true freshman from Warner Robins, Ga., shared his Newcomer honor with Auburn sophomore Jarrett Stidham, giving Georgia its first of this kind since Nick Chubb won it in 2014. (more...)
Should potential Derek McInnes appointment have Graeme Murty questioning his Rangers future? Should potential Derek McInnes appointment have Graeme Murty questioning his Rangers future?
- December 05, 2017

The Daily Mail, meanwhile, name that figure more exactly at £800,000, or over £1M including Docherty, and claim that the Dons are demanding that money is paid before Rangers can even open talks with McInnes. It remains to be seen whether Rangers will back off having had permission to speak to McInnes refused, but the Aberdeen boss appears to be the Ibrox club's preferred candidate for their manager's post. (more...)
Giants coaches reportedly decide Eli Manning will start vs. Cowboys Giants coaches reportedly decide Eli Manning will start vs. Cowboys
- December 05, 2017

Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that the team held meetings on Tuesday to set the game plan for this week and finalized the decision to move Manning back into the starting lineup . He holds his former quarterback in high regard, so to see everything going down in NY over the last two weeks, he was more than willing to give "Good Morning Football" his thoughts on the situation. (more...)
Willie Taggart Leaving Oregon For Seminoles Willie Taggart Leaving Oregon For Seminoles
- December 05, 2017

OR officials were said to be expecting a decision on Taggart's future early this week. While Taggart signed a five-year, $16 million contract with OR in December 2016, he would owe the Ducks $3 million if he resigned to become FSU's next coach, the Tallahassee Democrat reported . (more...)
Floyd Mayweather admits to 'carrying' Conor McGregor during De La Hoya rant Floyd Mayweather admits to 'carrying' Conor McGregor during De La Hoya rant
- December 05, 2017

Mayweather confidently said that he made the fight "look good" for the audience, including the four million who ordered the pay-per-view event. The 40-year-old has claimed that he "carried" the mixed martial artist during their August bout, which earned "Money" Mayweather a huge purse of £100million, after sussing out the Irishman during the first three rounds. (more...)
IOC Deciding Whether to Ban Russia From Pyeongchang Games IOC Deciding Whether to Ban Russia From Pyeongchang Games
- December 05, 2017

The invitations will be decided upon by a panel led by the Chair of the Independent Testing Authority (ITA), Velerie Fourneyron, but it will be the International Olympic Committee who ultimately decides. It blames Rodchenkov as a rogue employee, and wants the scientist extradited from the United States, where he is a protected witness. It was Rodchenkov who first revealed the remarkable scale of Russia's cheating between 2011 and 2015 - more than 1,000 athletes doped, across 30 sports - and ... (more...)
Mike Tomlin: JuJu Smith-Schuster's Hit on Vontaze Burfict a 'Teachable Moment'
- December 05, 2017

Both plays occurred on the same drive in the fourth quarter. He struck Brown square in the head as he caught a game-tying touchdown pass, though Brown was uninjured. Smith-Schuster is the second on the Steelers behind National Football League leader Antonio Brown in receiving yards (585) and receiving touchdowns (five). (more...)
Derwin James: Declares for 2018 Draft Derwin James: Declares for 2018 Draft
- December 05, 2017

As a freshman in 2015, James ranked in the top 3 for FSU in tackles, solo tackles, tackles for loss, sacks and forced fumbles. James returned as a redshirt sophomore this year to have an All-ACC season for the Seminoles. Those who have been tuned into James' prowess as a defensive back for the past few years fully expected him to declare for the National Football League draft. (more...)
Georgia, Auburn defensive coordinators interviewing again with Tennessee Georgia, Auburn defensive coordinators interviewing again with Tennessee
- December 05, 2017

Mark Schlabach with ESPN also reported that Tucker will meet with Fulmer Tuesday for a second interview in NY. He has served as the DC for Kirby Smart since Smart took over at Georgia in 2016. Other candidates Fulmer reportedly is looking at are SMU coach Chad Morris, Washington coach Chris Petersen and defensive coordinators Jeremy Pruitt (Alabama) and Brent Venables (Clemson). (more...)
Scott Frost names Nebraska assistant coaches Scott Frost names Nebraska assistant coaches
- December 05, 2017

Frost is one of two native Nebraskans on that list. Former Nebraska linebacker Barrett Ruud, who is now on the road recruiting for the team, is also a member of Frost's coaching staff, the release said. The victor of the 2017 Eddie Robinson Award will be announced on Thursday, Dec. 14 and the official presentation of the award will be held on January 6, 2018, in Atlanta during a reception in conjunction with the College Football Playoff National Championship. (more...)
Jim Harbaugh is recruiting Ole Miss safety Deontay Anderson Jim Harbaugh is recruiting Ole Miss safety Deontay Anderson
- December 05, 2017

Since that time, Patterson has been granted permission to seek a transfer along with Anderson receiving a full release. As of now, the NCAA is allowing all rising seniors to transfer without penalty. He suffered a season-ending knee injury in October. Jefferson, a four-star recruit in 2015 who chose Ole Miss over MI on signing day, caught 91 passes for 999 yards and five touchdowns over the past two seasons. (more...)
Russian doping: International Olympic Committee bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics Russian doping: International Olympic Committee bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics
- December 05, 2017

The IOC did not bar Russian Federation from the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, but instead asked sports governing bodies to decide which athletes could compete. Both McLaren and WADA acknowledged that they lack the authority to punish Russia's athletes. The IOC instead asked sports governing bodies to decide which athletes could compete. (more...)
LeBron James wasn't happy Dwyane Wade wasn't accepted by the Cavaliers LeBron James wasn't happy Dwyane Wade wasn't accepted by the Cavaliers
- December 05, 2017

He's engaged on offense and defense. You know tonight he really didn't have a lot of rebounds, but every night, he nearly has a triple-double. So, by comparison, the 12 wins the Cavs have now and the 13th they might pick up Wednesday against the Sacramento Kings aren't that big of a deal.But James, Wade, and the Cavs as a whole are acknowledging the streak, following their 113-91 win over the Chicago Bulls.They're taking stock of how they got here and appreciating the turnaround from an ... (more...)
Joins Cardinals on two-year deal Joins Cardinals on two-year deal
- December 05, 2017

Louis has, however, signed right-hander Miles Mikolas , a 29-year-old starting pitcher who has spent the last three years in Nippon Professional Baseball. He led NPB with 188 innings pitched this past season (14-8, 2.25 ERA), which should bode well for a Cardinal pitching staff in search of innings considering the departure of Lance Lynn and the numerous young arms slated to see time in the rotation in 2018. (more...)
Georgia fans got ahold of Baker Mayfield's phone number Georgia fans got ahold of Baker Mayfield's phone number
- December 05, 2017

Stoops has since stepped down, but Mayfield and the team Stoops constructed, now coached by Lincoln Riley, have an important date with Smart's new team. So how does Georgia counter? Now, Riley and his offense will get a chance to make another statement against an SEC defense. Like most SEC teams the Bulldogs can run the ball with authority - Nick Chubb and Sony Michel combine for nearly 170 rushing yards per game - but they're best known for their defense. (more...)
Heupel Named Head Coach At UCF Heupel Named Head Coach At UCF
- December 05, 2017

Heupel was a national-championship winning quarterback at Oklahoma and was runner-up for the Heisman Trophy in 2000 while leading the Sooners to a victory over Florida State in the 2001 Orange Bowl. A Mizzou spokesman tells me he is not sure just yet if Josh Heupel will coach for MU in the Tigers' bowl game against Texas on December 27. That vision, the awesome campus, along with the recruiting base not only allows you to have immediate success but sustained success. (more...)
Conte: Fabregas Changed My Mind Conte: Fabregas Changed My Mind
- December 05, 2017

The Spaniard was initially not fancied at all by Conte, who did not believe he was a good fit for the defensive responsibilities involved in his favoured 3-4-3 system. "You must adapt and be always ready in training". "My relationship with the manager (now) is fantastic". It's not my biggest strength. Fabregas, in line to feature against Atletico Madrid this evening, has played a direct part in six goals in all competitions this season. (more...)
Tears and joy as victims of Model Town incident welcome LHC decision Tears and joy as victims of Model Town incident welcome LHC decision
- December 05, 2017

Subsequently, the bench ordered that the government should make the report public within 30 days and also provide a copy to the families of the affectees. Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Assembly Mian Mehmoodur Rasheed said that the opposition would table a no-confidence motion against the Punjab government. (more...)
Dele Alli bids to recover form in weakened Tottenham team Dele Alli bids to recover form in weakened Tottenham team
- December 05, 2017

Mauricio Pochettino will rest Hugo Lloris , Eric Dier, Kieran Trippier, Christian Eriksen and Harry Kane for Apoel's visit to Wembley, while Toby Alderweireld (hamstring), Victor Wanyama (knee) and Erik Lamela (ineligible) are unavailable. (more...)
Relief Pitcher Tony Barnette Signs 1-Year Deal To Stay With Rangers
- December 05, 2017

Minor pitched 77 2/3 innings during the 2017 season, ending the campaign with an ERA of 2.55 and a walk to strikeout ratio for nine innings of 10.2-2.5. His fastball averaged slightly over 95 miles per hour, which was three miles per hour higher than in any other season as a starter. The southpaw relied a great deal on his slider, but otherwise used much of the same mix of pitches that gave him success as a starter with the Braves before his surgery. (more...)
Kevin Durant Downplays Altercation With DeMarcus Cousins Kevin Durant Downplays Altercation With DeMarcus Cousins
- December 05, 2017

We're a championship team. This is a odd trend for Durant, who has never been known to have a short fuse on the court and has teammates who are much more suited for the brash shit-talker role. "The refs run the game, so if they're not feeling good today, they can just make any decision they want", Durant said. It's late in the game. "I'm not messing up like that in the first, second quarter. (more...)
Worldwide law firm to probe MultiChoice Gupta payment allegations
- December 05, 2017

US law firm Pomerantz LLP said on Tuesday it had launched an investigation into whether South Africa's Naspers and its directors had engaged in any business malpractices. The Pomerantz Firm, with offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Paris, is active in the areas of corporate, securities, and antitrust class litigation. (more...)
Chelsea legend Lampard admits real reason the club let him go Chelsea legend Lampard admits real reason the club let him go
- December 05, 2017

Just how real was their rivalry, though? Premier League games are coming thick and fast as we approach the end of 2017. Fabregas signed for Chelsea from Barcelona in 2014, the same year Lampard departed after 13 years at the club. (more...)
Baloyi suspended as president of Black Business Council Baloyi suspended as president of Black Business Council
- December 05, 2017

Monday's briefing‚ according to a statement‚ would also deal with "recent developments regarding leadership at the organisation". Acsa said a formal written request was sent by Baloyi to the CEO of Acsa‚ dated March 29‚ 2017. "It was later discovered that the Acsa donation had not been deposited into the BBC's bank account". BBC secretary-general George Sebulela confirmed that criminal charges against both Ntsele and Merit Energy, which received the cash from Acsa on the BBC's behalf, had ... (more...)
Abramovich could hand sacked Hull boss Slutsky job at Chelsea Abramovich could hand sacked Hull boss Slutsky job at Chelsea
- December 05, 2017

Mike Phelan, Marco Silva and most recently Leonid Slutsky have all come and gone over the last 18 months, during which the club have been relegated from the Premier League, while they're now just three points above the second-tier drop-zone. (more...)
Angry Sports Minister recalls 9 SL ODI players from BIA Angry Sports Minister recalls 9 SL ODI players from BIA
- December 05, 2017

According to news agency " AFP ", Sri Lankan Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera stopped nine cricketers from leaving for India on Monday night (December 4). Also, Thisara Perera was named as one-day skipper in place of Upul Tharanga . "How can I approve a team at such short notice", the Minister asked. (more...)

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