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Wizards Willing To Trade John Wall, Bradley Beal Wizards Willing To Trade John Wall, Bradley Beal
- November 20, 2018

Although Washington may be floundering during a 5-11 start to the season, there is a belief that the team has zero plans to move on from either of its franchise cornerstones, based on conversations with multiple league sources who have familiarity with the Wizards and how their front office operates. (more...)
Jarryd Hayne arrested following police interview over sexual assault allegations Jarryd Hayne arrested following police interview over sexual assault allegations
- November 20, 2018

EARLIER @ 5PM: Rugby League star Jarryd Hayne is in Police custody over an alleged sexual assault. It's understood the alleged victim was interviewed by the NRL's integrity unit before the matter was referred to police. "Police will allege in court that the man attended a home in the Hunter region on Sunday 30 September 2018, and sexually assaulted a 26-year-old woman", the statement read. (more...)
De Gea not lacking confidence, says Spain’s Saul De Gea not lacking confidence, says Spain’s Saul
- November 20, 2018

The Portuguese will target Pickford if De Gea , who has refused to sign a new contract, leaves Old Trafford, according to The Sun . "It's unfair in a collective sport to point out an individual", Luis Enrique said. Neville, speaking ahead of England's Nations League victory over Croatia , revealed he had serious doubts about Pickford but the former United defender is coming round to the 24-year-old. (more...)
Chicago Bears forced Vikings to be one-dimensional Chicago Bears forced Vikings to be one-dimensional
- November 20, 2018

The second-round pick from Memphis scooped a low throw off the turf for his fifth TD, tying him for the team lead with TE Trey Burton . CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 18: Eric Wilson #50 of the Minnesota Vikings hits Taylor Gabriel #18 of the Chicago Bears in the second quarter at Soldier Field on November 18, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (more...)
India vs Australia: Australian bowlers reveal plans to counter Rohit Sharma India vs Australia: Australian bowlers reveal plans to counter Rohit Sharma
- November 19, 2018

Rohit Sharma has had a rollicking 2018 in the shortest format of the game. The Australian bowling attack has taken note of Rohit's prolific run and have chalked out specific plans to counter his threat. If I may say so, then Brisbane is probably the fastest pitch in Australia. Whenever we have played here, it has always challenged us. "We want to make it count this time around". (more...)
Colt McCoy throws for touchdown after Alex Smith injury Colt McCoy throws for touchdown after Alex Smith injury
- November 19, 2018

Joe Theismann broke his right tibia and fibula on November 18, 1985 in a game in Washington that ended 23-21. Surgery is coming. In fact, he was reportedly already taken to the hospital. His first start will come Thursday in Dallas, with first-place on the line. Sanchez served as the Chicago Bears' backup to Mitchell Trubisky last season and remained unsigned this year. (more...)
Kemba Walker's 60 Points Not Enough As Jimmy Butler Sinks OT Winner Kemba Walker's 60 Points Not Enough As Jimmy Butler Sinks OT Winner
- November 19, 2018

First-year coach Borrego wasn't happy with the first quarter, when the 76ers - who were playing their third game in four nights - looked far more ready. Walker finished 21 of 34 from the field and had six 3-pointers. Following a timeout, Butler sinked a three-pointer with less than one second left in overtime to secure the Sixers' victory. (more...)
Pakistan vs New Zealand - 1st Test Match Preview & Prediction Pakistan vs New Zealand - 1st Test Match Preview & Prediction
- November 19, 2018

Watling and Nicholls defied Pakistan for almost 51 overs and raised a 112-run fifth-wicket stand before Shah (5-110) claimed four wickets in three overs and Hasan (5-45) wrapped up the tail quickly. Though they won against Pakistan and are expected to repeat that performance against Ireland as well, it is already a bit too late. It really was a session defined by that ball, though. (more...)
Truex falls just short in title defense — NASCAR notebook Truex falls just short in title defense — NASCAR notebook
- November 19, 2018

Busch will race Sunday against Martin Truex Jr ., Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick for the championship at Homestead. In the 2015 NASCAR Cup Series season, Joe Gibbs Racing's Kyle Busch , Stewart-Haas Racing's Kevin Harvick , Hendrick Motorsports' Jeff Gordon and Furniture Row Racing's Martin Truex Jr. (more...)
South Africa too strong for Australia in rain-hit T20 South Africa too strong for Australia in rain-hit T20
- November 19, 2018

It will be interesting to see how the Proteas approach the game as the entire side test their T20 skills before they return to South Africa to play for their Mzansi Super League franchises. Glenn Maxwell, who was standing at the deep mid-wicket area grabbed a stunner to get Australia back on track. Nathan Coulter-Nile and AJ Tye both picked up two wickets for the hosts. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton Calls India Poor, Questions F1 Race Here Lewis Hamilton Calls India Poor, Questions F1 Race Here
- November 19, 2018

Hamilton, the five-time F1 champion, recently said in an interview to BBC that he never really understood why countries with no racing tradition are being picked. Hamilton's comments did not go down well with the Indians and they trolled him mercilessly but putting out tweets against the Formula One Champion. The pro driver also suggested that the colossal amount of money spent on the track could have used to build homes and schools for those in need. (more...)
President Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles On AFCON Qualification President Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles On AFCON Qualification
- November 19, 2018

On the Nigeria game, the Bafana Bafana coach said he was both happy and frustrated. Shehu on the other hand wrote: " We made it. The condition was not easy at all. "I don't criticise the referee but maybe our captain was too fast technically for the linesman". The Super Eagles since winning the 2013 edition of the AFCON failed to qualify for the 2015 and 2017 editions. (more...)
Redskins’ QB Alex Smith leaves game with gruesome leg injury Redskins’ QB Alex Smith leaves game with gruesome leg injury
- November 19, 2018

Smith was sacked by J.J. Watt and Kareem Jackson and remained down on the ground in visible pain. Most of the players from the Texans' sideline came over to him as well. Smith's injury comes 33 years to the day in which New York Giants defensive star Lawrence Taylor broke Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann's leg, ending his career. (more...)
All Blacks vulnerable after loss to Ireland, Wallabies, Peter FitzSimons All Blacks vulnerable after loss to Ireland, Wallabies, Peter FitzSimons
- November 19, 2018

In a testing year for Hansen and his coaching staff, the All Blacks have been beaten by both South Africa and Ireland , as well as been made to work for results over the likes of Argentina, France and England. The 16-9 victory yielded a lot of talking points but here AFP Sports whittles it down to three things we learned from an epic Test match between the two top-ranked teams in the world - the champions of their respective hemispheres - less than a year out from the World Cup. (more...)
Liverpool legend Fowler backing Lovren against 'horrible' Ramos Liverpool legend Fowler backing Lovren against 'horrible' Ramos
- November 19, 2018

Now Van Dijk has added further fuel to the flames by backing up Lovren's assertion that Raphael Varane is on a different level to his centre back partner at Real. Van Dijk believes Madrid took advantage of Salah's absence by ganging up on young full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold and feels the result might have been different had their talisman remained on the pitch. (more...)
Smriti Mandhana reacts after match-winning innings against Australia Smriti Mandhana reacts after match-winning innings against Australia
- November 19, 2018

Earlier, Mandhana became the second fastest Indian to compete 1000 runs in T20 internationals after Mithali Raj as she anchored the innings with a superb fifty. Smriti Mandhana departs after a well-made 83 off 55 balls. "So I just wanted to score big today", said Mandhana, adding, "Veda insisted on the review, and thanks to her we got 20-30 runs extra". (more...)
Japanese promoter insists Mayweather will compete at MMA event Japanese promoter insists Mayweather will compete at MMA event
- November 19, 2018

Mayweather stated that he never agreed to a fight with Nasukawa and added that he was derailed by the announcement of the official fight. "Now that I am back on USA soil after a long and disappointing trip to Tokyo, I now have the time to address you, my fans and the media in regards to the upcoming event on December 31st that was recently announced,"First and foremost, I want it to be clear that I, Floyd Mayweather , never agreed to an official bout with Tenshin Nasukawa ". (more...)
Browns want to interview Condoleezza Rice for head coach job Browns want to interview Condoleezza Rice for head coach job
- November 18, 2018

Browns general manager John Dorsey said last week the organization is considering all their options for their coaching search, including hiring a woman, and it appears they have eyed a candidate for the role. Earlier this year, she chaired the Commission on College Basketball for the NCAA Commission and helped to craft new scholastic standards for collegiate athletes. (more...)
Macau Grand Prix Halted After Horrific Crash, 6 Injured Macau Grand Prix Halted After Horrific Crash, 6 Injured
- November 18, 2018

Fortunately, Floersch survived the frightful crash but has been diagnosed with a spinal fracture, to which she'll undergo surgery soon. Tsuboi, the driver Floersch hit, is suffering from back pain as a result of the crash, with two photographers and a marshal also in hospital with different injuries. (more...)
BoSox's Betts beats out AL field for MVP BoSox's Betts beats out AL field for MVP
- November 18, 2018

That's because not only did Betts win the American League MVP, but he also won a World Series, a Silver Slugger and a Gold Glove. Despite being an MVP sleeper for most of the season, Yelich made his case with a stellar second-half performance, including a September surge that helped the Brewers secure their third division title in franchise history. (more...)
Kyrie Irving scores 43, Celtics beat Raptors 123-116 in OT Kyrie Irving scores 43, Celtics beat Raptors 123-116 in OT
- November 18, 2018

Only 10 players are now scoring more on a nightly basis and each player ahead of LaVine has been an All-Star at least once in their career. Ibaka has dialed back his 3-point shooting and been more opportunistic inside, making use of his athleticism to finish at the rim and get easy dump-down mid-range openings. (more...)
Packers Snap Counts: With Graham out, wide receivers fill void Packers Snap Counts: With Graham out, wide receivers fill void
- November 18, 2018

In a key matchup in the battle for the two NFC wild-card spots, Seattle (5-5) snapped a two-game losing streak by overcoming an early 14-3 deficit. The Packers used Lance Kendricks nearly exclusively in his place, but coach Mike McCarthy said rookie Robert Tonyan , who caught a 54-yard touchdown in the first half for his first career National Football League reception, could see his playing time increase if Graham misses significant time . (more...)
Netherlands vs. France - Football Match Report Netherlands vs. France - Football Match Report
- November 18, 2018

Les Bleus , though, suffered their first defeat since being crowned world champions in Russian Federation in the summer - and their first competitive loss since June 2017 - when Georginio Wijnaldum helped Holland to a 2-0 win at De Kuip. (more...)
New $15 million dollar team competition to launch 2020 tennis season New $15 million dollar team competition to launch 2020 tennis season
- November 18, 2018

Obviously we have the Davis Cup, a historical team event, but now we have the ATP Cup that is definitely going to be right up there from a players' perspective. "From what I've heard, different sides in this sport, they all want to have one event because it's over-saturated with different cups, different events". (more...)
Ireland stun All Blacks to lay down Rugby World Cup marker Ireland stun All Blacks to lay down Rugby World Cup marker
- November 18, 2018

Ireland have beaten New Zealand on home soil for the first time ever, stunning the world's top-ranked side 16-9 at Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Ireland have climbed to second in the world rankings under Joe Schmidt but the Kiwi-native still measures the progress of his side by their matches against his homeland. (more...)
Roger Federer BOUNCES BACK to defeat Dominic Thiem Roger Federer BOUNCES BACK to defeat Dominic Thiem
- November 18, 2018

Federer skipped practice yesterday for a second time this week in a bid to keep his mental welfare in order. "It's amongst the best (matches) I've played", world number six Anderson told reporters. Unfortunately for Nishikori he may just find Thiem in a determined mood to put things right after a shoddy set of performances in London, and he may drop a vital set. (more...)
Southgate rallies England ahead of Nations League decider Southgate rallies England ahead of Nations League decider
- November 17, 2018

Teams that finish at the top of the group in League B are promoted to League A. Their place in the finals of the new competition now hangs in the balance, however, after losing 3-2 at home to England and defeat in Zagreb. "I'm more anxious about our team because we played against Spain two days ago". If the match finishes goalless on Sunday, England would finish in second place due to their superior goal difference. (more...)
Ameer Abdullah is 'another big-play piece' to Vikings offense Ameer Abdullah is 'another big-play piece' to Vikings offense
- November 17, 2018

Watershed in that the victor flows onward with a better chance of winning the division and the loser just flows off into some meaningless tributary, out of contention, out of the playoffs and out of relevance. In addition, the Bears have been bullish on turnovers. It has been a key to their success this season. "He gets the ball out with accuracy", Zimmer said. (more...)
Celtics' Smart: We have to look at ourselves in the mirror Celtics' Smart: We have to look at ourselves in the mirror
- November 17, 2018

It's safe to say the Celtics , for the time being at least, are no longer the favorites to win the Eastern Conference, and Smart might be feeling that more than anyone else. We've been prepared other games, but we hadn't matched that with the attitude to execute at both ends. Rozier's free throw after a technical foul on LaVine broke a 28-all tie and started Boston on a 12-0 run. (more...)
Spain reverses stance on Kosovo athletes in the country Spain reverses stance on Kosovo athletes in the country
- November 16, 2018

Should stand.The Spanish government has made a decision to grant athletes from Kosovo the same rights as other nationalities when participating in worldwide competitions held in Spain. But that's how it stands at the moment", an anonymous official was quoted as saying by AFP. "We can recognise or not a country at the political level, we don't have an opinion on that", Samaranch, who is from Spain, told reporters in Madrid. (more...)

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