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Dele Alli joins leading sports agency CAA Sports Dele Alli joins leading sports agency CAA Sports
- December 07, 2017

Dele Alli will start Tottenham's Champions League dead rubber against Apoel Nicosia as he bids to play his way back into form even though a clutch of other top players will be rested. I am my own biggest critic. Obviously I was suspended but I wanted to go there, help the team and show my support. It's important that we never set our standards and say we've reached our standards. (more...)
Warren Moon sued for sexual harassment Warren Moon sued for sexual harassment
- December 07, 2017

While he won the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award in 1989 for his charity work, his actions in subsequent years paints quite a different picture of the man. He was acquitted in that case after his wife said she provoked him, though court records dug up during the course of that trial found that she'd previously filed a restraining order against him and contended he attacked her three times. (more...)
LaVar Ball: Lonzo Ball Is LaVar Ball: Lonzo Ball Is "Disgusted" With The Lakers After Getting Benched
- December 07, 2017

Oddly, the Lakers have zero players among the NBA's 25 most-frequent turnover-committers. Still, the Lonzo Ball experience hasn't been quite as advertised from a shooting perspective and, even if he is quite effective in other ways, the overall talent level on this Lakers roster isn't quite what is needed to seriously threaten for the playoffs, or even a.500 record, in the Western Conference. (more...)
Rogers Communications considering selling Blue Jays Rogers Communications considering selling Blue Jays
- December 07, 2017

The Toronto-based telecommunications giant wants to get more value for the assets, though no deal is imminent, Staffieri said at the UBS Global Media and Communications conference in NY. The Miami Marlins were sold to a group of investors for $1.2 billion in October. The team struggled for the first decade-plus of Rogers' ownership, extending a playoff drought to 21 seasons after the 2013 campaign. (more...)
Man wanted for burglarizing two of R. Kelly's homes Man wanted for burglarizing two of R. Kelly's homes
- December 07, 2017

Police said Walker told them multiple stories of why the items from were taken from the home, including that R. Kelly owed him money, allegations of the claims being a "set up". Kelly and who paid funds to Walker. According to a Ticketmaster listing, Kelly performed a concert at the UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans on November 26. (more...)
Pep Guardiola makes promise to Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri by SMS - report Pep Guardiola makes promise to Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri by SMS - report
- December 07, 2017

We had two strikers in the second half and that helped, it was a big lesson for me. With top spot in Group F already assured, a much-changed City side were no match for a Shakhtar team whose qualification for the last 16 wasn't finalised, with first-half goals from Brazilians Bernard and Ismaily putting the Ukrainians in command. (more...)
Guardiola faces no action over Redmond clash but 'reminded of responsibilities' Guardiola faces no action over Redmond clash but 'reminded of responsibilities'
- December 07, 2017

But the City manager still insisted he meant no disrespect to Southampton or their manager Mauricio Pellegrino, his former Barcelona team mate. Explaining his comments to Redmond, he added: "I said what good a player he is". Asked if he regretted the incident, Guardiola said: "Yes". "Yes he was very passionate, intense and aggressive but he was only very complimentary and positive to me". (more...)
Pats sign linebacker Freeny to replace Gronk's roster spot
- December 07, 2017

New England waived Freeny back on September 2 during the final round of roster cuts before the regular season began. The Patriots play one of Freeny's former teams, the Dolphins, on Monday night. He has played in 65 National Football League games with 11 starts and has 68 tackles on defense and 29 special teams tackles. Freeny has played in 18 games with 11 starts for the Patriots with 53 total tackles. (more...)
Chris Hogan returns to practice; Tom Brady, Malcolm Butler absent Chris Hogan returns to practice; Tom Brady, Malcolm Butler absent
- December 07, 2017

Chris Hogan returned to practice on Sunday after missing practices since he was injured in Week 8 against the Los Angeles Chargers. Van Noy initially injured his calf against the Dolphins and aggravated it while playing a limited role against the Bills, so it wouldn't be a surprise if the Patriots throttled back his workload to let it heal. (more...)
Close call at JFK airport Close call at JFK airport
- December 07, 2017

Without warning, another plane from budget airline Volaris accidentally attempted to land on the same runway instead of the adjacent one to which it was assigned. Mexican-based airliner Volaris flight 880 was coming in for a landing Tuesday afternoon and mistakenly headed for a runway Delta Flight 4231 was about to take off from. (more...)
Sky Sports pundits: Romelu Lukaku NEEDED to score against CSKA Moscow Sky Sports pundits: Romelu Lukaku NEEDED to score against CSKA Moscow
- December 07, 2017

And Lukaku is being given yet another opportunity to get back on the scoring trail. "Jose Mourinho will be thinking of unleashing him against Manchester City because that was a big goal and a big moment for him". Mourinho responded to seeing his side take the lead by hauling off Ander Herrera and Antonio Valencia with the visit of Manchester City looming large and the Red Devils were largely untroubled in the final stages of the game to see out their fifth continental win of the season. (more...)
UCLA cancels basketball game due to wildfires UCLA cancels basketball game due to wildfires
- December 07, 2017

Just a couple of miles from the UCLA campus in Bel-Air, the Skirball fire had burned almost 150 acres as of 11 a.m. PT, according to the Los Angeles Times . The UCLA football team's practice Wednesday morning was called off due to air quality concerns. But the fires weren't expected to affect UCLA's trip to MI, with the teams scheduled to play at noon Saturday at Crisler Center. (more...)
Dynavax Technologies (DVAX) Downgraded by ValuEngine
- December 07, 2017

About 470,958 shares traded. Dynavax Technologies (NASDAQ: DVAX ) opened at $17.40 on Wednesday. It has underperformed by 80.54% the S&P500. The stock of Merck & Co., Inc. Ratings analysis reveals 83% of Dynavax Technologies's analysts are positive. Finally, William Blair reissued an "outperform" rating and issued a $30.00 target price on shares of Dynavax Technologies in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. (more...)
Brent Musburger Has No Time For 'Snowflakes' 'Preaching' About NFL's Violence Brent Musburger Has No Time For 'Snowflakes' 'Preaching' About NFL's Violence
- December 07, 2017

Bengals game. "Yo, Snowflakes", Musburger began, "quit preaching". What's more, Cincinnati linebacker Vontaze Burfict never returned after Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster leveled him with a vicious blindside block and then drew a flag for standing over him and taunting. (more...)
Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) Shares Dip Under Moving Averages
- December 07, 2017

Bamco Inc who had been investing in Hudson Pac Pptys Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.35B market cap company. 848,200 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,184,150. The stock of Highwoods Properties , Inc. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Highwoods Properties from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Wednesday, February 15th. (more...)
Newborn baby wrongly declared dead by hospital, passes away Newborn baby wrongly declared dead by hospital, passes away
- December 07, 2017

Seven days after a 22-week-premature baby was delivered by a 20-year-old mother in Max Hospital in Shalimar Bagh and wrongly declared dead by the hospital , the infant passed away in a private nursing home in Pitampura on Wednesday. Max hospital has already sacked two doctors - A.P. Mehta and Vishal Gupta. "We wish them the strength to cope with their loss", a Max statement said. (more...)
China, Russia foreign ministers in India next week China, Russia foreign ministers in India next week
- December 07, 2017

It will be the first high-level visit from China to India after the Dokalam standoff. The 15th RIC meeting will be held in New Delhi India on December 11. Yang and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval are the designated Special Representatives for the border talks later this month. Taking a dig at the United States for not pushing China to remove its objections to India's membership at the NSG as Russian Federation had, Mr. (more...)
HWL Final: India pip Belgium to enter semis HWL Final: India pip Belgium to enter semis
- December 07, 2017

India's first goal in the shootout came when Lalit Upadhyay scored first. Within two minutes into the game, India had a chance to go a goal up when Gurjant Singh directed the ball towards SV Sunil, who was close to the Belgian goalmouth. But Belgium reacted quickly, Luypaert converting a penalty corner in the 38th minute to take his tournament's goal tally to seven . It was a different India on the pitch when it mattered the most. (more...)
Five on shortlist for November PL Manager of the Month award Five on shortlist for November PL Manager of the Month award
- December 07, 2017

As well as drawing 1-1 at Liverpool, the Blues enjoyed victories over Manchester United, West Brom and Swansea. Jose Mourinho only won the Premier League manager of the month award three times during two spells at Chelsea where he won the Premier League three times and has yet to win the award while at Old Trafford. (more...)
Arsenal hand Carabao Cup hero Nketiah long-term extension
- December 07, 2017

The striker made a big impact when he came on late to score twice in a 2-1 Carabao Cup win over Norwich City after extra time, earning praise from numerous Arsenal fans. Sheaf is still very much a work in progress - his only appearance for the senior team was as a 90th minute substitute in Arsenal's Europa League match against Red Star Belgrade - but Wenger also has high hopes for this kid, and if he does, I do too. (more...)
The countdown for Russian Federation 2018 has started The countdown for Russian Federation 2018 has started
- December 06, 2017

Sweden, which ensured Italy would miss the finals for the first time since 1958, and South Korea join Germany and Mexico in Group F. Spain and Portugal's other opponents in a tough-looking Group B are Morocco and Iran . "Whatever the group, the French team have to qualify for the knockout round and have to finish first in the group", Deschamps told BeIN Sport. With the runners-up in Group C taking on the Group D winners - likely to be Argentina - this would be a must-win game. (more...)
Portugal more than ´one of the best´ Ronaldo, says Lopetegui Portugal more than ´one of the best´ Ronaldo, says Lopetegui
- December 06, 2017

Without a doubt, the Die Mannschaft should be expected to win the group. "It's a team with continuity and they have qualified in style". El Tri emerged victorious in six of these matches, including a 3-1 win in their only previous World Cup meeting at France 1998. (more...)
Rafael Palmeiro, 53, Considers MLB Comeback 12 Years After Ending Career Rafael Palmeiro, 53, Considers MLB Comeback 12 Years After Ending Career
- December 06, 2017

I've taken care of myself really well. The 53-year-old professes to be in phenomenal shape and has been working out every single day with his sons, Preston and Patrick, who both play professionally. Rosenthal spoke to a few anonymous MLB general managers who didn't seem optimistic about Palmeir's chances - one said he wouldn't even entertain the idea, while another said Palmeiro "would need to dominate in an independent or overseas league for a team to even consider him". (more...)
New contract for Roger Goodell has been signed New contract for Roger Goodell has been signed
- December 06, 2017

The deal had "nearly unanimous consensus" among the National Football League owners, according to Florio who cited a source close to the situation. "Our Committee unanimously supports the contract and believes that it is fully consistent with "market" compensation and the financial and other parameters outlined to the owners at our May 2017 meeting, as well as in the best interests of ownership", the letter said. (more...)
Willie Taggart lands six-year, $30 million contract from Florida State Willie Taggart lands six-year, $30 million contract from Florida State
- December 06, 2017

The school is paying $30 million dollars over six years to lure Taggart away from the University of Oregon. He replaces Jimbo Fisher, who accepted the Texas A&M's head coaching job. The 41-year-old Taggart just completed his first season as head coach at OR, where he went 7 and 5. His previous head coaching stops were at Western Kentucky and South Florida. (more...)
Gusts of 110km/h forecast in Galway wind warning Gusts of 110km/h forecast in Galway wind warning
- December 06, 2017

Wind map for 3am on Thursday. The storm, which the UK Met Office have named Caroline, is forecast to pass close to the north coast of Scotland on Thursday morning. According to the weather service, the rain "will persist in some areas, especially in Atlantic coastal counties and in southern coastal areas, where there will be some locally heavy bursts, with a slight risk of thunder on the west coast". (more...)
Indians to expand fan safety netting at Progressive Field Indians to expand fan safety netting at Progressive Field
- December 06, 2017

Peter said in a news release. Indians officials said they intend to employ the latest netting technology to minimize the intrusion on the live game experience at Progressive Field . Twins second baseman Brian Dozier was emotional as he called for more netting at major league ballparks, and now he will see it happen. In addition to their project at Yankee Stadium, the Yankees also plan to extend the protective netting at Tampa's George M. (more...)
Aaron Boone officially introduced as New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone officially introduced as New York Yankees manager
- December 06, 2017

Boone takes over a team stocked with young talent. Boone tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during a pickup basketball game in January 2004 and was released by the Yankees, who claimed he violated a prohibition against basketball in the guarantee language of his contract. (more...)
Reid suspends Peters from Raiders game Reid suspends Peters from Raiders game
- December 06, 2017

The Raiders will head into their most important game of the season against the Chiefs Sunday with some good news, as Kansas City coach Andy Reid has made a decision to suspend his star cornerback Marcus Peters for one game, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . (more...)
Matthew Stafford's status uncertain due to hand injury Matthew Stafford's status uncertain due to hand injury
- December 06, 2017

Stafford suffered a hand injury this past week, but he did not suffer a break or fracture. "It's not like it's some insignificant injury". However, the injury sounds quite painful and is to the quarterback's throwing hand. Stafford, who played his college football at the University of Georgia, was originally selected by Detroit with the first overall pick of the 2009 NFL Draft. (more...)

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