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Congrats! Southeast Louisiana students named 2018 National Merit Semifinalists Congrats! Southeast Louisiana students named 2018 National Merit Semifinalists
- September 15, 2017

The students are required to complete several requirements to qualify. The school said the students were chosen based on their outstanding academic achievements, standardized test scores and recommendations. These students represent some of the best and brightest Northeast Mississippi has to offer. The students going through high school now, and especially the ones on the list, are the ones we hope will stay in MS to work or continue their education or consider returning - if they do leave ... (more...)
Kevin De Bruyne: 'Sadio Mane deserved red card' Kevin De Bruyne: 'Sadio Mane deserved red card'
- September 15, 2017

I think everyone knows he didn't see the goalie", he said . This is the first time that Mane has picked up a Premier League Player of the Month award since his move to England from Austrian side Red Bull Salzburg in 2014. The day opened with Manchester City thrashing Liverpool at the Etihad with Leroy Sane and Gabriel Jesus each scoring twice, and it ended with Manchester United drawing to end their flawless start to the season. (more...)
5 reasons why Manchester City will win the UEFA Champions League 5 reasons why Manchester City will win the UEFA Champions League
- September 15, 2017

Amidst all of the furore surrounding Pep Guardiola's first ever trophyless season as a manager a year ago, what was lost was that Manchester City revisited their Round-of-16 hoodoo in European competitions going out to a Kylian Mbappe-inspired AS Monaco. (more...)
Liverpool appeal fails as FA uphold Sadio Mane's three-match ban Liverpool appeal fails as FA uphold Sadio Mane's three-match ban
- September 15, 2017

Liverpool's appeal over Sadio Mane's three-match ban following his red card at Man City has been unsuccessful. Liverpool's winger took to Instagram after the match to wish Ederson a speedy recovery, apologetic after seeing the injury City's Brazilian keeper suffered. (more...)
Opko Health, Inc. (OPK) Opko Health, Inc. (OPK)
- September 15, 2017

Opko Health, Inc. (OPK ) average trading volume of 3,665,905 during the past month is 17.84% below its average volume over the past year, indicating that investors have been less active than usual in the stock in recent times. Opko Health had 14 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Opko Health from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. (more...)
FC Cologne fans bring West End to standstill ahead of Arsenal match FC Cologne fans bring West End to standstill ahead of Arsenal match
- September 15, 2017

The 25-year-old is in line to face Cologne as the Gunners begin their Europa League campaign at home on Thursday night - 383 days since he last wore an Arsenal shirt in the win at Watford last season. A number of Arsenal stars will be rested for the game, keeping them fresh for Chelsea on Sunday. Arsenal's cup 'keeper David Ospina will start in goal , while the likes of Rob Holding and Mohamed Elneny should also get a run out. (more...)
Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer (elbow) to miss remainder of season Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer (elbow) to miss remainder of season
- September 15, 2017

Martinez (Diamondbacks) because the team could not stay in contention. Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer is done for the remainder of the 2017 season. The 24-year-old will have ulnar transposition surgery on Tuesday in Pensacola, Fla., after seeing orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews on Monday. (more...)
Social Recap: Sylvia Fowles Wins First Career MVP Award Social Recap: Sylvia Fowles Wins First Career MVP Award
- September 15, 2017

She had nine points and seven assists after sitting most of the first half with foul trouble. Elena Delle Donne and Kristi Toliver each scored 25 points for the Mystics. Though slower than usual to start, Moore built on the foundation Fowles laid to seal the win. Tolliver hit 10-of-23 shots including a 4-for-10 three-point shooting rate, and also had 25 points to go with her six assists. (more...)
LaVar Ball plans to design his own Big Baller Brand $1500 shoe LaVar Ball plans to design his own Big Baller Brand $1500 shoe
- September 15, 2017

This week, Ball surprised his longtime handyman Felipe with a brand new truck. Ball led Felipe to a local auto dealership before giving him the keys to a brand new 2017 Toyota Tundra. Good going, Mr. Ball and the Big Baller Brand. "But I will give you a tip", Ball said. One step ahead of him is his father, LaVar , who has helped encourage his first son to get to the National Basketball Association and hopes that the younger brothers follow suit. (more...)
Seeking veteran presence, Knicks to sign Jarrett Jack Seeking veteran presence, Knicks to sign Jarrett Jack
- September 15, 2017

When he was on the floor that season, the 33-year-old Jack averaged 12.8 points, 7.4 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game while shooting 39.1 percent from the floor, 30.4 percent from 3-point range and 89.3 percent from the free-throw line. (more...)
Bernard Hopkins Compares GGG vs Canelo To Fight Of The Past Bernard Hopkins Compares GGG vs Canelo To Fight Of The Past
- September 15, 2017

Canelo v Golovkin is live this Saturday night on BoxNation Box Office. Told that Alvarez is dreaming of knocking him out, Golovkin said, "Oh yeah? I know it is going to be a tough fight", said Alvarez at the news conference. "I am reality guy, true guy", he said. Golovkin (37-0, 33 knockouts) not only has never been knocked down in his pro career, his trainer, Abel Sanchez, said the three-belt middleweight champion hasn't been decked in sparring, and no one has yet unearthed a detail ... (more...)
Tomlin says Tuitt could return soon for Steelers Tomlin says Tuitt could return soon for Steelers
- September 15, 2017

The Steelers feared they had lost the star defensive end for the season when he left Sunday's 21-18 win at Cleveland after playing just two defensive snaps. "I used to go to Dairy Queen all the time. They are doing a great job there, and we respect them a lot". "I thought they did a really good job limiting the run game, " he said. (more...)
Detroit Lions Ban Fan After Racists Snapchat Message Detroit Lions Ban Fan After Racists Snapchat Message
- September 15, 2017

However, he seemingly changed his story with a Facebook post before deleting his account. The team responded with this statement ,"Providing our fans with a safe and enjoyable experience at all Ford Field events is of the utmost importance and an absolute priority for our organization". (more...)
Rory McIlroy 10 shots behind leader after first round of BMW Championship Rory McIlroy 10 shots behind leader after first round of BMW Championship
- September 15, 2017

On tournament eve, world No.9 Day parted indefinitely with long-time caddie Colin Swatton and placed close mate Luke Reardon on the bag for the penultimate event of the $US67 million FedEx Cup play-offs series. Spieth, meanwhile, moved steadily up the leaderboard to a share of fifth. "Bogey-free was really solid today, considering some of the spots I hit it", he said. (more...)
Lionel Messi discussed Neymar with Ousmane Dembele after Juventus win Lionel Messi discussed Neymar with Ousmane Dembele after Juventus win
- September 15, 2017

Messi began his offensive offensive against Espanyol in the third round of La Liga and scored a "hat trick" in the 5/0 match and then scored two goals in Juventus. Sporting Lisbon won 3-2 at Greek side Olympiakos, taking the lead after just 69 seconds through forward Seydou Doumbia, on loan from Roma. Barcelona are next in action on Saturday when they travel to Getafe. (more...)
Liverpool appeal against Mane ban rejected by FA Liverpool appeal against Mane ban rejected by FA
- September 15, 2017

Mane was handed a three-game ban on the back of his dismissal, with Liverpool seeing their appeal rejected by the Football Association . The pacy Senegal worldwide was sent off in last weekend's 5-0 defeat at the Etihad Stadium but it was generally accepted by all sides his challenge was accidental as he raced through but was beaten to the ball by Ederson charging out of his area to head clear. (more...)
Burnley's Heaton undergoes shoulder surgery Burnley's Heaton undergoes shoulder surgery
- September 15, 2017

He is now poised to be on the sidelines until January, in news that comes as a blow not only to Clarets manager Sean Dyche , who will now be without one of his most important players, but also England boss Gareth Southgate as he continues his preparations for the 2018 World Cup. (more...)
Jose Mourinho praises United's attacking prowess in Champions League victory Jose Mourinho praises United's attacking prowess in Champions League victory
- September 15, 2017

United now sit top of the Premier League and returned to the Champions League on Tuesday with a convincing 3-0 win over Swiss outfit Basel, with Lingard and Rashford both coming off the bench late on. "In February, when us English teams are trying to survive after the winter period, they are fresh and ready after this warm-up". "We stopped to play, we stopped to think, we stopped to play seriously, we stopped to make the right decisions on the pitch". (more...)
Jon Jones Breaks His Silence: 'I Would Never Do Steroids' Jon Jones Breaks His Silence: 'I Would Never Do Steroids'
- September 15, 2017

The UFC has not announced when Cormier will defend the title yet. On Wednesday, following the results of the B Sample, the California State Athletic Commission overturned the result of the fight, making it a no-contest. Cormier held the light heavyweight title for most of the previous two years while Jones was largely sidelined by disciplinary issues. The now former champion is facing a suspension which could be as long as four years, if he's unable to launch a successful appeal. (more...)
Why Hamilton vs Vettel will go down to the wire Why Hamilton vs Vettel will go down to the wire
- September 14, 2017

However, the return to a high-downforce street circuit is expected to suit Ferrari , which had the edge over Mercedes on tracks with similar demands in Monaco and Hungary. Around here it is important that you trust the vehicle, it makes a big difference at street circuits and I like that. Although the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team now lead the constructors standings by a fairly comfortable sixty-two points, having enjoyed victories at the last two rounds of the season, Team ... (more...)
McDermott recalls knowledge of Panthers ahead of Sunday game McDermott recalls knowledge of Panthers ahead of Sunday game
- September 14, 2017

Every time (linebacker) Ramon Humber is free to the ball, something else is happening in front of him that's allowing him to make the play and Marcell was doing some of that. On the other side, the Bills will be confronted with an actual National Football League quarterback in Cam Newton . He's clearly someone that has the ability to start, so he's a name to keep an eye on if there are any individual struggles as the season continues. (more...)
Antonio Conte turns focus to Premier League after big victory in Europe Antonio Conte turns focus to Premier League after big victory in Europe
- September 14, 2017

Antonio Conte heaped praise on him for his impressive debut performance. When Chelsea signed Davide Zappacosta from Torino on transfer deadline day, a few eyebrows were raised by the Stamford Bridge faithful, wandering whether or not the 25-year-old was good enough for the Premier League . (more...)
Top greyhound tested positive for cocaine three times Top greyhound tested positive for cocaine three times
- September 14, 2017

According to officials, Clonbrien Hero returned three positive tests for Benzoylecgonine, a metabolite of cocaine, three times over the course of the event, helping to explain his speed, energy, and lengthy, repeated visits to the doggy kennel before every race. (more...)
Andy Reid says fans were 'unbelievable' in his tenure in Philadelphia
- September 14, 2017

For the message could not have been clearer: The Eagles ... they like their head coach. In Week 2, the Eagles and Chiefs will do battle in the midwest with the eyes of the National Football League watching two teams - each expected to be moderately good - that have shown they could potentially perform well above expectations this season. (more...)
Is Vikings' Sam Bradford ready to be an elite NFL QB? Is Vikings' Sam Bradford ready to be an elite NFL QB?
- September 14, 2017

I think they're more comfortable with me now. Bradford was particularly demonstrative Monday following his touchdown passes, whether yelling in celebration toward the Vikings sideline or approaching Rudolph with a hard slap to the helmet. (more...)