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Former Patriots, Cowboys WR Terry Glenn Killed In Car Crash Former Patriots, Cowboys WR Terry Glenn Killed In Car Crash
- November 21, 2017

Glenn's fiancee was also in the vehicle and is in critical condition, according to WFAA Channel 8 in Dallas . Jones says Glenn's fiancée suffered minor injuries. He made the Pro Bowl in 1999 as a member of the Patriots. After a suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy and an offseason arrest on charges of domestic assault, Glenn was traded to the Green Bay Packers . (more...)
Marshawn Lynch targeted by Trump for Mexico anthem protest Marshawn Lynch targeted by Trump for Mexico anthem protest
- November 21, 2017

Marshawn Lynch was clearly looking to send a political message when his Oakland Raiders played the New England Patriots in Mexico City on Sunday. "President Trump I voted for you, which I now regret". At the rally, the president said any "SOB" who kneels during the anthem deserves to be taken off the field. (more...)
Grigor Dimitrov edges David Goffin to win ATP Finals title in London Grigor Dimitrov edges David Goffin to win ATP Finals title in London
- November 20, 2017

Goffin will play Roger Federer in the semifinals on Saturday; when the pair last met, at the Swiss Indoors last month, Goffin only managed to claim three games from the World No.2. "He took the advantage because I served a lot of second serves". After an hour-long opening set, the two players matched each other in the second until the Belgian broke for 4-3 having survived a break point in the previous game. (more...)
Redskins fall apart late, fall to Saints in overtime 34-31 Redskins fall apart late, fall to Saints in overtime 34-31
- November 20, 2017

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins is playing on his second franchise tag, and his long-term future with the Redskins has been the subject of much debate over the past few years. It hasn't helped that they lost cornerback Marshon Lattimore to an ankle injury on the opening drive. With teammate Jordan Reed suffering a setback and being ruled out for Sunday's game versus the Saints the former Maryland standout will see a lot of action in the passing game and should be in Week 11 ... (more...)
Sunderland's hunt for manager continues amid Heckingbottom speculation Sunderland's hunt for manager continues amid Heckingbottom speculation
- November 18, 2017

Coleman would be the Black Cats' fifth permanent manager since March 2015. "The FAW and Wales as a nation will be eternally grateful for the job he has done over the last six years as National Team Manager", FAW chief executive Jonathan Ford said in a statement. (more...)
Conte Targets 100% Wins As Chelsea Hunt Manchester City Conte Targets 100% Wins As Chelsea Hunt Manchester City
- November 18, 2017

Conte then revealed that he "doesn't know" if Luiz has a long-term future at Stamford Bridge. "When it's a technical decision, every single player has to react well and to accept my decision". Asked if his hirsute appearance was down to superstition, the former Italy boss at first denied that was the cause, but said he hoped to end the season with a mighty beard if he did opt to keep it for as long as Chelsea were winning. (more...)
Cowboys' Elliott withdraws appeal of six-game ban Cowboys' Elliott withdraws appeal of six-game ban
- November 16, 2017

This decision is in no way an admission of any wrongdoing, and Mr. Elliott is pleased that the legal fight mounted by him and his team resulted in the disclosure of many hidden truths regarding this matter, as well public exposure of thet NFL's mismanagement of its disciplinary process. (more...)
Arkansas fires athletic director Jeff Long Arkansas fires athletic director Jeff Long
- November 16, 2017

Arkansas and Bret Bielema shocked the college football world when the Razorbacks hired him as their new head coach in December 2012. The Razorbacks (4-6) will fail to win at least nine games this season for the sixth straight year, the school's longest stretch since an eight year stretch that coincided with joining the SEC in 1992. (more...)
Committee head Blank: Roger Goodell's extension negotiations moving forward
- November 14, 2017

Jones, a non-voting member of the committee, is reportedly looking to sue the league if Goodell's extension is completed without final approval from the league's 32 teams. Goodell is dealing with a league in turmoil in 2017. National Football League viewership decreased 7.5 percent over the first seven weeks compared to the same time frame during the 2016 season. (more...)
Italy Misses World Cup as Sweden Wins Playoff Italy Misses World Cup as Sweden Wins Playoff
- November 14, 2017

Italy played to a 0-0 draw with Sweden in a World Cup qualifying play-off second leg on Monday, falling 1-0 on aggregate to miss out on Russian Federation 2018. Italy were lacking in imagination and flair and the failure to qualify for the first time since 1958 will nearly certainly see 69-year-old Ventura sacked by the Italian federation. (more...)
49ers' Marquise Goodwin reveals reason he was so emotional after scoring TD 49ers' Marquise Goodwin reveals reason he was so emotional after scoring TD
- November 14, 2017

Goodwin had Giants' corner Janoris Jenkins beat, and ran the last 20 or so yards to the end zone alone. After the touchdown, he blew a kiss to the sky and emotionally dropped down to his knees in the end zone. "Today, I had to deliver my precious baby boy early this morning due to preterm labor", Goodwin-Snow, 24, said on Instagram following Sunday's game. (more...)
Tennessee Coaching Rumors Roundup: Butch Jones Buyout, Jon Gruden, and More Tennessee Coaching Rumors Roundup: Butch Jones Buyout, Jon Gruden, and More
- November 13, 2017

Tennessee's Interm Head Coach Is? The next man up will be the fifth head football coach in Knoxville in the last 11 seasons. Vols Assistant Coach Brady Hoke will serve as Interim Head Coach for the remainder of the season. The storied program was guided by two head coaches for 32 years - John Majors and Phillip Fulmer. UT announced Jones' firing on Sunday following a 50-17 road loss to Missouri a day earlier. (more...)
Takeaways from Lions' 38-24 win over the Browns Takeaways from Lions' 38-24 win over the Browns
- November 13, 2017

Quarterback DeShone Kizer hurt his ribs in the third - and when he returned with 4:24 left, the Browns were down 14. It was dicey for a while, and the final score - a covering-the-rare-double-digit-spread win for the Detroit Lions - doesn't really portray what happened Sunday. (more...)
Morocco book World Cup place for first time in two decades Morocco book World Cup place for first time in two decades
- November 13, 2017

They'll join Nigeria, Egypt and Senegal as the continent's five representatives at next year's tournament in Russian Federation. Goals from Nabil Dirar and Medhi Benatia handed Morocco a 2-0 away win over Ivory Coast, securing a return to the finals for the first time in two decades. (more...)
'Drunk' OJ Simpson kicked out of Las Vegas hotel 'Drunk' OJ Simpson kicked out of Las Vegas hotel
- November 12, 2017

LaVergne insists that the report is false, although he confirmed the part about Simpson being banned from returning to the Cosmopolitan hotel . OJ Simpson has been out of prison for more than a month, and he's not exactly being a model parolee, according to TMZ . (more...)
Debuts For Abraham, Loftus-Cheek and Pickford Debuts For Abraham, Loftus-Cheek and Pickford
- November 12, 2017

Liverpool striker Solanke opened the scoring in Kiev, continuing the fine worldwide form that saw him win the Golden Ball as England lifted the Under-20 World Cup in the summer. There will be able a temptation to play Loftus-Cheek again after a man-of-the-match debut that followed Harry Winks' impressive bow in Lithuania last month. (more...)
Hope Solo accuses Sepp Blatter of 'grabbing' her inappropriately Hope Solo accuses Sepp Blatter of 'grabbing' her inappropriately
- November 12, 2017

The events took place just before the young woman goes on stage, she says, to return the trophy to the best player of the year, alongside Sepp Blatter . I always felt I'd "handled it" and stood up for myself in those situations, but there were never any consequences for the perpetrators. She had to pull herself together quickly to give the award to Wambach. (more...)
Morocco is qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation Morocco is qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation
- November 12, 2017

Morocco and Tunisia have joined Nigeria, Egypt, and Senegal as the African teams who will be playing in the World Cup this summer. Tunisia secured the draw it needed, 0-0 at home against Libya, to qualify from Group A and edge out Congo. (more...)
Astros' Altuve, Springer win Silver Slugger Awards
- November 11, 2017

Lindor set a single-season franchise record for home runs by a shortstop (33), which is also a Major League Baseball record by a switch-hitting shortstop. He is one of 10 in club history with multiple 100-RBI seasons. Upton won Silver Sluggers in the National League in 2011 and 2014. Selections were based on a combination of offensive statistics including batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage, as well as the managers' and coaches' general impressions of a player's ... (more...)
Aly Raisman accuses Nassar of sexual abuse Aly Raisman accuses Nassar of sexual abuse
- November 11, 2017

Aly Raisman told "60 Minutes" that she was sexually abused by Dr. Larry Nassar . As for the silence that has surrounded Dr. Nassar's actions for so long, she asks, "Why are we not interested in what the Federation has done, what Larry Nassar has done, to manipulate these girls so much? they were afraid to talk?" In the interview, Raisman said she wants help change the culture for future gymnasts. (more...)
Grades Up: Texas Tech Athletes Earn Highest Ever Graduation Success Rate Grades Up: Texas Tech Athletes Earn Highest Ever Graduation Success Rate
- November 10, 2017

This year's rate is based on the average of student-athletes who enrolled in 2007, 2008, 2009 and the most recent data of 2010 and also graduated within six years following their enrollment. The football team garnered a score of 80 percent, which was an improvement on last year's 76 percent mark. The NCAA also released federal graduation rates of all students. (more...)
Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott denied injunction to block 6-game suspension Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott denied injunction to block 6-game suspension
- November 10, 2017

Elliott can still file an en banc appeal and could petition the Supreme Court, but it's highly unlikely that this decision gets overturned. Elliott will now miss games against the Falcons, Eagles, Chargers, Redskins, Giants, and Raiders. The NFLPA appealed, and the 2nd Circuit granted a temporary stay for Week 9 that let Elliott take the field on Sunday against the Chiefs . An NFL Players Association source told ESPN.com that Elliott will not play "while we argue". (more...)
Suns deal Bledsoe to Bucks for Monroe, 2 picks Suns deal Bledsoe to Bucks for Monroe, 2 picks
- November 09, 2017

As the Philadelphia 76ers prepare for Tuesday's game against the Utah Jazz, the hottest topic of discussion surrounding the National Basketball Association at the moment is the recent trade involving the Phoenix Suns that sent Eric Bledsoe to the Milwaukee Bucks . (more...)
Former MLB Pitcher Roy Halladay killed in plane crash Former MLB Pitcher Roy Halladay killed in plane crash
- November 08, 2017

The Pasco County Marine Unit and Swiftwater Response Team are on the scene. No survivors were found. "Ive been dreaming about flying since I was a boy but was only able to become a pilot once I retired from baseball", Halladay said in the company announcement. (more...)
FSU suspends all fraternities, sororities following death of a pledge FSU suspends all fraternities, sororities following death of a pledge
- November 07, 2017

FSU President John Thrasher announced the suspension on Monday, according to the university's Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life . Tallahassee Police officials said there are indicators that alcohol may have been a factor but they're awaiting autopsy results to determine the cause of death. (more...)
Nadal's participation in Tour finals in the balance Nadal's participation in Tour finals in the balance
- November 07, 2017

The 31-year-old hasn't confirmed if he will compete, but is set to travel to London on Wednesday. Nadal started this season ranked No. 9 in the world, but a resurgent year-in which he has won the French Open and the U.S. That is the only possible explanation for why a Paris Masters security guard failed to recognise 16-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal . "And I just think the level of tennis he is playing is a really high level with the exception of one or two points against Isner". (more...)
In Dropping David Luiz, Antonio Conte Sends Strong Message to Chelsea Roster In Dropping David Luiz, Antonio Conte Sends Strong Message to Chelsea Roster
- November 07, 2017

Very simple. The coach has to make the best decision for the team and tonight the best decision for the team was to play with Christensen and to have, on the bench, Ampadu. "I was very happy for this", Conte said in the press conference following the win over United. When asked about his future, Conte said: "You talk about the future but every day you talk about mine". (more...)
Refocused: Carolina Panthers 20, Atlanta Falcons 17 Refocused: Carolina Panthers 20, Atlanta Falcons 17
- November 06, 2017

However, it took only 90 more seconds for the Panthers to get their second touchdown of the day, a rushing touchdown by Cam Newton . Carolina entered the game ranked second in the National Football League in sacks, but their first of the game didn't come until the end of the third quarter. (more...)
Roy Hodgson: 'I can not ask much more from Crystal Palace players' Roy Hodgson: 'I can not ask much more from Crystal Palace players'
- November 06, 2017

Mauricio Pochettino's side, fresh from beating European champions Real Madrid in midweek, found Palace a hard nut to crack at Wembley and could have been behind before Son curled in the victor midway through the second half. Two minutes later, Spurs were again thankful to the alert Gazzaniga, who made a reflex stop from Luka Milivojevic's header - and within moments of that save they had taken the lead. (more...)
Rejuvenated Liverpool Thrash Woeful West Ham At The London Stadium Rejuvenated Liverpool Thrash Woeful West Ham At The London Stadium
- November 05, 2017

West Ham started their match against Liverpool in fine form. Some of their fans left after Liverpool's second goal , however, fearful of what was to come. Expecting a 4-3-3 it was evident within the opening moments that Liverpool were adopting a 4-4-2; however, as Klopp has mentioned on several occasions, players' starting points are purely that. (more...)
Michigan State upsets Penn State after lengthy delay Michigan State upsets Penn State after lengthy delay
- November 05, 2017

Brian Lewerke threw for 400 yards and two touchdowns, a week after throwing for 445 yards in the Spartans' triple-overtime loss to Northwestern. Michigan State gets the ball back after halftime, and the Nittany Lions will have to spend the 20-minute intermission finding a way to shore up its pass defense, as MSU has 217 passing yards through 30 minutes of play. (more...)
Fan strips in end zone after Washington State scored against Stanford Fan strips in end zone after Washington State scored against Stanford
- November 05, 2017

Watch NCAA Football for FREE on fuboTV: Watch over 67 live sports and entertainment channels with a 7-day FREE trial! Stanford coach David Shaw is 5-1 against Washington State . Falk had two touchdown passes in the first half. Backup Tyler Hilinski threw for more than 500 yards last weekend, but his four interceptions helped Arizona win. (more...)
Georgia tops initial College Football Playoff rankings Georgia tops initial College Football Playoff rankings
- November 05, 2017

Committee chairman Kirby Hocutt, the athletic director for Texas Tech, said the Bulldogs had a slight edge over the Crimson Tide due to their victory against the Irish on September 9. The schedule does not get any easier for Notre Dame as they cap off their season with road matchups against both Miami and Stanford . Here are eight teams that aren't dead yet and can still make the College Football Playoff . (more...)
Rafael Nadal pulls out of Paris Masters due to knee problems Rafael Nadal pulls out of Paris Masters due to knee problems
- November 04, 2017

It's normal that these kind of things happen. "I don't think he's regretting it one little bit". But Nadal had already done enough in the tournament to finish No. "For me it's not about London". For me it's not about London, it's about the longer term. "And longer term, I'm going to do the treatment I believe that is going to be more safe and more important to keep playing tennis as long as possible". (more...)
Nigerian-born Abraham gets first England call-up Nigerian-born Abraham gets first England call-up
- November 03, 2017

Another Chelsea loanee, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, has been gaining valuable experience under former Three Lions boss Roy Hodgson at Crystal Palace , and he too is called up for the first time. There is also no place for Chris Smalling but his Manchester United teammate Ashley Young is recalled, while Jesse Lingard is included despite limping out of the Champions League win over Benfica. (more...)
The worst has been confirmed true about Texans QB Deshaun Watson's injury The worst has been confirmed true about Texans QB Deshaun Watson's injury
- November 03, 2017

Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson is expected to miss the remainder of the season. Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network now confirms that Watson's ACL is torn, bringing his rookie campaign to a close. The Georgia native was also named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for October. Savage started the season at quarterback and to put it nicely the offense was awful. (more...)
Osweiler Named Starting QB By Broncos Osweiler Named Starting QB By Broncos
- November 02, 2017

The decision to bench Siemian comes one day after Broncos head coach Vance Joseph gave a lukewarm endorsement to his play thus far. Osweiler made a name for himself by going 5-2 with the Broncos back in 2015 after Peyton Manning went down with an injury. (more...)
Chelsea legend Frank Lampard expresses disappointment at Alvaro Morata vs Roma Chelsea legend Frank Lampard expresses disappointment at Alvaro Morata vs Roma
- November 01, 2017

Edin Dzeko's slight touch following a cross from Aleksandar Kolarov set up El Shaarawy to blast in from the edge of the area. At the break, Lampard says Eden Hazard was the only Chelsea player who was creating opportunities for others and himself. (more...)
Bills trade picks to Panthers for wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin Bills trade picks to Panthers for wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin
- November 01, 2017

Buffalo later confirmed the trade. McDermott was the Panthers' defensive coordinator prior to this year, his first in Buffalo , so has a good idea of what he's getting in the big-bodied receiver. Benjamin missed the 2015 season with a torn ACL. Without Benjamin and tight end Greg Olsen not expected back from a surgically repaired foot for another month, Cam Newton is left without two risky weapons in his receiving corps. (more...)
Florida Fires Head Coach Jim McElwain Florida Fires Head Coach Jim McElwain
- October 31, 2017

That apparently reached a breaking point on Saturday in the midst of an embarrassing loss (on a neutral site) and word of McElwain's departure comes on the heels of some rumors that the Florida brain trust could be looking to fire the head coach for cause to avoid paying his substantial buyout. (more...)
Jets Report Card: New York's failure to close vs. Falcons hurts Jets Report Card: New York's failure to close vs. Falcons hurts
- October 31, 2017

Next up for Atlanta is a more familiar opponent: the NFC South's Carolina Panthers . Due to a quirk in the schedule, Atlanta is the only team in the league that hasn't played a division foe. The lack of a strong running game remains one of Quinn's top concerns. NOWHERE TO RUN: With the weather expected to be miserable, the Jets were aiming to run the ball a bunch. (more...)
South Africa v Bangladesh: David Miller hits fastest worldwide Twenty20 century South Africa v Bangladesh: David Miller hits fastest worldwide Twenty20 century
- October 31, 2017

Miller has broken fellow South African Richard Levi's record for the fastest T20I ton. In reply, a shell-shocked Bangladesh never attained any momentum as they were bundled out for 141 in 18.3 overs. I think I could have been out twice in the first 10 balls. "Obviously a really special feeling". David Miller scored the fastest hundred in worldwide T20 cricket off 35 deliveries - including five maximums in a row in the 19th over - to finish 101 not against Bangladesh . (more...)
Alvin Kamara finds the end zone in Saints' Week 8 win Alvin Kamara finds the end zone in Saints' Week 8 win
- October 30, 2017

Miller was immediately ruled out for the game with a left leg injury. The Saints survived two lost fumbles by Mark Ingram , to extend their win streak to five games, beating the Bears 20-12. Drew Brees finished 23-of-28 passing for 299 yards. From there, Barth hooked a 47-yard field goal to the left, and the Saints led 14-3 at the half. (more...)
Nationals to hire Cubs bench coach Davey Martinez as next manager Nationals to hire Cubs bench coach Davey Martinez as next manager
- October 30, 2017

Martinez, 53, has been the bench coach for manager Joe Maddon for the past decade. When Maddon became the manager of the Cubs before the 2015 season, Martinez followed him to Chicago. The Lerner Family earned a reputation for putting little value on managers, a reputation born out in their unwillingness to provide extensions to veterans like Baker (or, famously, Jim Riggleman), and in their initial offers to candidates over the years. (more...)
Gurriel apologizes for Darvish gesture Gurriel apologizes for Darvish gesture
- October 30, 2017

After hitting a home run during the second inning, Gurriel squinted his eyes in a way seen as mocking Darvish's Asian heritage. After the game, Gurriel, a Cuba native, was asked about the gesture, for which he quickly apologized. He won't be forced to miss any games during the 2017 World Series. As ESPN's Buster Olney has pointed out , even if Manfred had tried to suspend Gurriel during the World Series, the players' union appeal process would have delayed the suspension until next season ... (more...)
Sepang MotoGP Qualifying Results | Pedrosa on Pole; Marquez 7th Sepang MotoGP Qualifying Results | Pedrosa on Pole; Marquez 7th
- October 29, 2017

Marquez theorised that his problems at Sepang stem from the incredibly high track temperatures working against his aggressive riding style, and is looking towards team-mate Dani Pedrosa - who starts on pole - for ideas on how to take a smoother approach. (more...)
Damien Oliver banned, will miss ride on Melbourne Cup favourite Almandin Damien Oliver banned, will miss ride on Melbourne Cup favourite Almandin
- October 29, 2017

Australian supermare Winx has done it again. The three-time Melbourne Cup victor was due to partner last year's hero in the race that stops the nation, but he will serve 20 meetings on the sidelines for a bumping duel on Happy Clapper with Dean Yendall's Royal Symphony . (more...)
Astros manager AJ Hinch involved in bar incident after Game 1 Astros manager AJ Hinch involved in bar incident after Game 1
- October 28, 2017

Instead, Hinch had to deal with questions concerning his alleged involvement in an altercation at a team hotel bar. 'It's a shame I get asked about some nonsense, some fabrications and non-stories, and I have to respond to it on a national stage'. (more...)
Cam Newton abruptly ends presser by rolling his eyes and walking off Cam Newton abruptly ends presser by rolling his eyes and walking off
- October 27, 2017

After skipping last week's press conference, Cam Newton abruptly walked out of this week's one on Wednesday, reports ProFootballTalk . Interactions with the media or the lack thereof have been a thing for Newton the last few weeks as he went from finding it amusing that women reporters cover football earlier this month to not talking to the media at all last week. (more...)
No contact with Everton as Dyche admits 'Grass isn't always greener' No contact with Everton as Dyche admits 'Grass isn't always greener'
- October 27, 2017

He commented, " I am flattered to be linked and recognised but this is not our story ". Dyche admitted that he has been through such speculation " several times now and I just continue to get on with the job here ". He explained, " there are so many differentials now at how it can change and how quickly it can change, that you never know what's around the corner ". (more...)

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