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NHL Board of Governors Approve Seattle Expansion Team NHL Board of Governors Approve Seattle Expansion Team
- December 04, 2018

On Tuesday, the league's board of governors unanimously voted to approve Seattle as the 32nd NHL franchise. The NHL had been at 30 teams since 2000 before deciding to expand to Las Vegas in 2016. For perspective, it took Vegas two days to hit 5,000 and 18 months to get to 16,000. KeyArena is now undergoing a multi million dollar renovation. (more...)
EPL: Liverpool's Origi sinks Everton with freak late goal EPL: Liverpool's Origi sinks Everton with freak late goal
- December 04, 2018

The German irritated a number of Everton fans by running onto the pitch after Divock Origi's injury-time victor to celebrate with Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson . Guardiola expects such incidents to be viewed differently by fans of the winning and losing sides. "If you drop points that is how it is", he said. (more...)
Bulls fire head coach Fred Hoiberg Bulls fire head coach Fred Hoiberg
- December 04, 2018

It's a major step for the team who are finally starting to get a few healthy starters into the lineup as the new year approaches. Hoiberg, 46, coached at Iowa State from 2010-15 and was named Big 12 Coach of the Year in 2012. Assistant coach Jim Boylen has been promoted to replace Hoiberg as head coach. He was the head coach at the University of Utah (2007-2011), leading the Utes to a 69-60 record. (more...)
Former Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt accused in another attack Former Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt accused in another attack
- December 04, 2018

The Chiefs issued a statement shortly after the National Football League had placed Hunt on its Commissioner Exemption List that said the running back lied when asked about the incident by team officials. Police were called to the scene during the February 10 incident, no charges were filed. In addition to being cut from the Chiefs, Hunt has been placed on the NFL Commissioner Exempt list, which means he is barred from practicing, playing in or attending games. (more...)
Urban Meyer will retire from Ohio Sate after bowl game Urban Meyer will retire from Ohio Sate after bowl game
- December 04, 2018

Washington on January 1, 2019, and be succeeded by offensive coordinator Ryan Day . At 54, Meyer is relatively young for a football coach, but health issues reportedly played a role in his decision. Asked if he would definitely return to Ohio State next year, he answered, "Yes". OSU has won outright or shared seven division titles, three Big Ten championships and one national championship. (more...)
India uncertain about Aussie sledging ahead of first Test India uncertain about Aussie sledging ahead of first Test
- December 04, 2018

In the eight Tests Kohli has played away from home this year, in South Africa and England, he has been dismissed significantly more often when bowlers have pitched the ball up. The third Test at the venue ended in the first session on day five. "There has been so much talk in the last 10 months that everyone is sick of it", he said ahead of Australia's first home Test since "sandpapergate", where Smith, Warner and Cameron Bancroft tried to alter the ball in South Africa . (more...)
Notre Dame Commits React To Irish Playoff Bid Notre Dame Commits React To Irish Playoff Bid
- December 04, 2018

We'll find out today on ESPN. In the other 2018 College Football Playoff semifinal, Notre Dame and Clemson , both undefeated, clash in the Cotton Bowl at 4 p.m. "Can't wait to watch them play!" Clemson is in the CFP for the fourth consecutive season. The 13-0 Tigers will face 12-0 Notre Dame with a spot in the national championship game on the line. (more...)
Pistons beat Warriors to win fifth straight, Raptors roll on Pistons beat Warriors to win fifth straight, Raptors roll on
- December 04, 2018

And while Golden State is off to a slower start (15-9) than in the past, the Warriors just got guard Steph Curry back from an 11-game absence due to a left groin strain. Trailing 89-81 early in the final frame, the T-Wolves ripped off an 8-0 run to tie the game with less than nine minutes remaining before Boston responded with its own 9-0 run. (more...)
Funeral And Memorial Services Announced for George H.W. Bush Funeral And Memorial Services Announced for George H.W. Bush
- December 04, 2018

Bush, the eldest of the four Bush sons, and his wife, Laura, along with brother Neil Bush and his family, were aboard the plane for the trip from Houston. State funerals are traditionally held for current or former presidents and other officials designated by the president. One of Bush's major achievements was assembling the global military coalition that liberated the tiny, oil-rich nation of Kuwait from invading neighbour Iraq in 1991. (more...)
First Female Ballon d'Or Winner Asked About Twerking By Host Martin Solveig First Female Ballon d'Or Winner Asked About Twerking By Host Martin Solveig
- December 04, 2018

Solveig stunned viewers by asking a visibly embarrassed Hegerberg if she fancied twerking in celebration. "I, of course, didn't want to offend anyone". "It's all about how we respect women's football". People who have followed me for 20 years know how respectful I am especially with women. The Norwegian worldwide scooped the coveted prize at the ceremony in Paris following a stunning 42-goal season, including 15 in the Champions League for club Lyon as they won the competition for the third ... (more...)
Urban Meyer Might Help Florida Beat Michigan Urban Meyer Might Help Florida Beat Michigan
- December 04, 2018

But the Boise-based bowl game skipped over an eligible Mountain West team - Wyoming (6-6) - this season in favor of BYU (6-6), which has a significant fan base in the Treasure Valley. 7 obviously deserved to stay closest to home so that's what placed them in Atlanta". "When I've gotten to see them play, they're not afraid to think outside the box. (more...)
Twitter reacts to Jalen Hurts' return in SEC title game Twitter reacts to Jalen Hurts' return in SEC title game
- December 03, 2018

With Alabama down 14, Hurts-who guided Alabama to back-to-back national championship appearances-entered in place of starting quarterback Tua Tagovailoa , who exited after suffering apparent ankle injuries in the fourth quarter. "Great comeback for our team". "They've been doing it for a lot of years". But Hurts took control of the offense and lifted Alabama, certain to be the top seed in the College Football Playoff. (more...)
Raheem Sterling delights Pep Guardiola but Blues boss demands even more Raheem Sterling delights Pep Guardiola but Blues boss demands even more
- December 03, 2018

Today, we pick out three players in the Premier League now who can achieve a lot more if they move on to another club. Callum Wilson scored a minute before half-time to cancel out Bernardo Silva's opener, but Sterling re-established City's lead before Ilkay Gundogan gave them some breathing space. (more...)
Juventus: Cristiano Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'Or - Blaise Matuidi Juventus: Cristiano Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'Or - Blaise Matuidi
- December 03, 2018

Sky Sport Italia says that Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann will not turn up for the Ballon d'Or ceremony on Monday because they're not expected to win. Griezmann was France's top scorer in Russian Federation, netting four times , although three were from the spot. After leading Madrid to a third successive Champions League crown, he opted for a change of scenery, joining Juventus in the summer. (more...)
Chargers pull off stunning comeback win over Steelers Chargers pull off stunning comeback win over Steelers
- December 03, 2018

According to our Bet Labs data , Ben Roethlisberger is 14-8 (63.6%) against the spread when playing in prime time the week after a straight-up loss, covering by more than a field goal per game to profit bettors six units. Roethlisberger hit Brown for a 9-yard gain on Pittsburgh's second play from scrimmage and again for 46 yards on the following snap, a strike that set up the first of Conner's two 1-yard touchdown runs in the opening quarter. (more...)
Spurs fan arrested after banana skin thrown onto Arsenal pitch Spurs fan arrested after banana skin thrown onto Arsenal pitch
- December 03, 2018

He has endured a mixed start to his Premier League career, conceding two penalties on his debut against Wolves as well as committing the error against Arsenal , but he did also score the winning goal during Spurs' 1-0 win over Crystal Palace. (more...)
UEFA to hold third-tier club competition UEFA to hold third-tier club competition
- December 03, 2018

However, it is not yet clear how teams will qualify for the competition. The teams will then follow the traditional route towards the final of the competition via the round of 16, quarter-finals and semi-finals. "UEFA's new club competitions makes UEFA's club competitions more inclusive than ever", Ceferin explained. "This competition was borne out of ongoing dialogue with clubs through the European Club Association". (more...)
Kevin Durant Gives Drake His Jersey After 51-Point Effort In Toronto Kevin Durant Gives Drake His Jersey After 51-Point Effort In Toronto
- December 03, 2018

That included a four-game losing streak and tension between stars Kevin Durant and Draymond Green . Although the game between the Raptors (19-4 now) and Warriors (15-8) may have been another game to the players, it came with a playoff atmosphere. (more...)
River Plate oppose playing Copa Libertadores final in Madrid River Plate oppose playing Copa Libertadores final in Madrid
- December 03, 2018

Then the second leg on November 24 had to be postponed due to crowd trouble near the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires that left fans and several players injured as River Plate fans attacked the Boca team bus. But, Infantino insisted that Argentina "does not have to feel ashamed" over the final being moved to Madrid. "For me, playing Boca-River outside of South America is the most shameful thing I have seen or will ever see as a football player, as a South American, and as someone that ... (more...)
Cowboys hang on to snap Saints' winning streak Cowboys hang on to snap Saints' winning streak
- December 03, 2018

The Saints right now are on a roll due to their unstoppable offense. A slow first half full of mistakes was capped off by another field goal by the Cowboys , sending the Saints into halftime trailing by 13. Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley suffered a sprained foot in Thursday's upset of the Saints, and the team is hoping the extra time off before the Cowboys' next game will provide Beasley the time he needs to recover and not miss any action. (more...)
Things to know about George H.W. Bush funeral services Things to know about George H.W. Bush funeral services
- December 03, 2018

Former Secretary of State James Baker said the passing of his friend, former President George H.W. Bush, was a peaceful one. A bicameral arrival ceremony is set for 5 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, CNN reported . The church will also hold a second memorial service for the former president at 11 a.m. ET on Thursday. In their conversation on speakerphone, the son told the senior George Bush that he had been a "wonderful father". (more...)
Timbers beat KC 3-2 to earn MLS Cup trip Timbers beat KC 3-2 to earn MLS Cup trip
- December 03, 2018

The Five Stripes had all but guaranteed their progress to the final after taking a decisive 3-0 lead in their first leg at Atlanta on Sunday. Martínez scored a record 31 goals this season, and the Red Bulls couldn't stop him in the first leg. (more...)
Philadelphia Phillies showing interest in Patrick Corbin Philadelphia Phillies showing interest in Patrick Corbin
- December 03, 2018

Corbin's visit wasn't limited to the Stadium, as he was scheduled to have dinner with Yankee decision-makers Thursday evening. The infielder reportedly wants to play for the Yankees, and he could fill a hole for NY on the left side of the infield. (more...)
NFL Head Coach Might Be Fired After Today’s Loss NFL Head Coach Might Be Fired After Today’s Loss
- December 03, 2018

Offensive coordinator Joe Philbin has been named interim head coach. "We will immediately begin the process of selecting the next head coach of the Green Bay Packers ". He already was on borrowed time given how the Packers had struggled this season following a dramatic Week 1 comeback over the Chicago Bears. He coached Aaron Rodgers during all but the quarterback's first season with the Packers, but this season their relationship seemed to unravel. (more...)
MLB Rumors: Mets Nearing Trade For Mariners’ Edwin Diaz, Robinson Cano? MLB Rumors: Mets Nearing Trade For Mariners’ Edwin Diaz, Robinson Cano?
- December 03, 2018

Cano, an eight-time All-Star at second base, signed a 10-year, $240 million contract with the Mariners in December 2013 - when current Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen served as Cano's agent, along with Jay-Z's Roc Nation. He struck out 124 in 73 1/3 innings and opposing hitters batted just.160 against him. Cano, meanwhile, was limited to just 80 games thanks to an 80-game suspension for performance-enhancing drugs. (more...)
Jordan Pickford apologises after mistake leads to Liverpool victor Jordan Pickford apologises after mistake leads to Liverpool victor
- December 03, 2018

It bounced a second time onto the bar and dropped down to the waiting Origi, who headed home from a meter out. "I didn't want to be disrespectful". "It's a lucky, lucky day to Liverpool this afternoon - because they don't deserve the result". (more...)
Gary Neville salutes Lucas Torreira after Arsenal’s 4-2 win over Tottenham
- December 02, 2018

Arsenal now sit in 5th in the Premier League on 27 points and are now on an 18-match unbeaten run, with their last defeat coming on August 18th. Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang had set the Gunners on their way with the opener from the penalty spot in the 10th minute, but goals from Eric Dier and Harry Kane put Tottenham 2-1 up. (more...)
Oklahoma is in: Sooners snag 4th spot in playoff semifinals Oklahoma is in: Sooners snag 4th spot in playoff semifinals
- December 02, 2018

The Cotton Bowl and Orange Bowl host this year's national semifinals before the national championship game will be played at Levi's Stadium - home of the San Francisco 49ers - in Santa Clara, California on January 7. After the Sooners beat Texas on Saturday to avenge their only loss, the Bulldogs lost a dramatic Southeastern Conference title game to Alabama and the Buckeyes beat Northwestern for the Big Ten title. (more...)
Adonis Stevenson still in ‘critical condition’ following devastating KO loss to Gvozdyk Adonis Stevenson still in ‘critical condition’ following devastating KO loss to Gvozdyk
- December 02, 2018

They appreciate the concern and support of all. The Haitian-born, Montreal-based boxer was promptly put on a stretcher and left the Videotron Centre in an ambulance. Gvozdyk's fight-ending sequence proved necessary, as he was trailing on two of the three scorecards. In the sixth round, Stevenson threw more punches to the body, something that he rarely does. (more...)
Rafael Benitez says West Ham quality told in win at Newcastle Rafael Benitez says West Ham quality told in win at Newcastle
- December 02, 2018

Newcastle did not win a game until their 11th game of the season. In contrast to Hernandez's finishing, Benitez tried Salomon Rondon, Ayoze Perez and Joselu up front at different stages of the game with none of the Newcastle forwards convincing in front of goal. (more...)

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