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Lionel Messi: Barcelona won't be my last club Lionel Messi: Barcelona won't be my last club
- November 09, 2017

Icardi caused huge controversy when he married the ex-wife of Messi's close friend and former team-mate Maxi Lopez. In an interview with TyC Sports , he said: "It was said that I didn't want Icardi coming to the national team, but I've never decided if a player comes or not". (more...)
Itu Khune to test face mask in Bafana training today, says Baxter Itu Khune to test face mask in Bafana training today, says Baxter
- November 09, 2017

Khune had been delayed due to an injury sustained on Sunday afternoon while he was playing for his club Kaizer Chiefs, when he collided with Kurt Lentjies of Chippa United in the dying minutes of their Telkom Knockout quarter-final clash. Since moving to Vitesse he has started all their matches and saw him recalled for the two World Cup qualifiers against the Cape Verde Islands in September and the 3-1 win over Burkina Faso in Johannesburg last month. (more...)
Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis out with sprained ankle, bruised elbow Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis out with sprained ankle, bruised elbow
- November 09, 2017

The Knicks announced on Wednesday that Porzingis is questionable for their game against Orlando due to both an ankle and elbow injury. Kuzminskas has yet to make his regular-season debut, but he'll have a good chance of getting on the floor tonight with Porzingis out, and maybe he can earn some decent minutes in a sort of showcase move with the Knicks rumored to be shopping him. (more...)
Deeply Flawed Raiders Still Don't Look Like Playoff Contenders Deeply Flawed Raiders Still Don't Look Like Playoff Contenders
- November 09, 2017

It was only the Raiders' second win since Week 2, but at 4-5 they're still in the playoff chase. With the New England Patriots coming up in Week 10, things will not get any easier for Jack Del Rio . "Nobody wants to be 4-4", defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh said. Rookie kicker Cody Parkey finished the game with 4 points on 1-for-1 on field goals, but misfired on what could have been a key extra-point. (more...)
F1 Champ Hamilton Dodged Tax On Private Jet F1 Champ Hamilton Dodged Tax On Private Jet
- November 09, 2017

It appears a leasing deal set up by advisers was artificial and did not comply with an European Union and United Kingdom ban on refunds for private use - although he may have been entitled to one for business. While Hamilton's planned use of the jet was predominantly for business purposes, the BBC's Panorama programme has seen documents which suggest the 32-year-old F1 Mercedes driver meant to make private flights about a third of the time. (more...)
Colts cornerback Vontae Davis out against Steelers Colts cornerback Vontae Davis out against Steelers
- November 09, 2017

A lingering groin injury has cut into his effectiveness. "I'm a professional", said Davis. "Me, the type of person I am, I want to go out and play". Davis' issue is with how his demotion was announced. "When I look at the situation, I feel like there was no respect, " Davis said. "I came back and probably came back a little too early and in the process I probably hurt my teammates". (more...)
Colts QB Andrew Luck May Never Play In The NFL Again Colts QB Andrew Luck May Never Play In The NFL Again
- November 09, 2017

While owner Jim Irsay did say after Luck's surgery was announced that he would be ready for the season opener against the Los Angeles Rams, both head coach Chuck Pagano and Ballard refrained from giving him a timeline. Luck was named to the Pro Bowl in each of his first three National Football League seasons before injuries limited him to seven games in 2015. Last week, Indianapolis placed Luck on injured reserve after his throwing shoulder didn't respond properly to rehab. (more...)
Jaguars CB put Bengals WR AJ Green on 'Ramsey Island' Jaguars CB put Bengals WR AJ Green on 'Ramsey Island'
- November 09, 2017

The NFL decided against suspending Green or Ramsey, but the two could likely be fined a minimum of $30,387, which is given to players who commit their first offense for fighting. He said to be honest Jalen I don't know. Ramsey did however shed light on the lack of an explanation he got from the referees. 'Don't even put your hand on me.' So he put his hand on me, I pushed him again, he just fell because he's weak. (more...)
Maryland women's basketball and football post record Graduation Success Rates Maryland women's basketball and football post record Graduation Success Rates
- November 09, 2017

The GSR and FGR metrics provide slightly different perspectives on graduation. It makes no accommodation for transfers into or out of an institution. "Graduating our student-athletes is and always will be a priority for the UConn division of athletics and this continuing trend of improvement in the Graduation Success Rates is a direct result of that emphasis". (more...)
Gregg Popovich: Kawhi Leonard's Rehab Has Been 'Difficult'
- November 09, 2017

He's not totally confident. If and when Leonard returns, he'll have a hell of a time getting himself back into game shape and ready for San Antonio's playoff push toward the end of the season. The Spurs now have a 6-4 record, thanks to their outstanding defense that is ranked fifth in points allowed with 100.0 points per game. "Sure, I wouldn't want him to go right from rehab to jumping on the court", Popovich said. (more...)
Jockey gets two-week suspension for punch on horse Jockey gets two-week suspension for punch on horse
- November 09, 2017

Caboche had hopped off the filly in an attempt to settle her down after she had become fractious. She's Reneldasgirl still ran in the race, finishing eighth in the ten-horse field, more than 14 length behind the victor. The authority hopes their severe penalty will act as a warning to other jockeys. Back in August, Brandon Stockdale, an apprentice jockey, was fined $500 after punching his horse, Maid To Measure, in the stomach for finishing in seventh place, Wide World of Sports reported. (more...)
Jerry Jones Threatens NFL, Owners Over Goodell Contract Extension Jerry Jones Threatens NFL, Owners Over Goodell Contract Extension
- November 09, 2017

If Jones, who is also embroiled in the controversy surrounding anthem protests as well as the ongoing Ezekiel Elliot suspension , wants Goodell fired, he's going to need more than 17 owners. Sources told Outside the Lines that Jones is one of "four or five owners" who believe Goodell should not continue as commissioner. According to ESPN , Jones has the backing of 16 other team owners seeking to oust Goodell, but the league would need approval from 24 owners in order to fire the ... (more...)
Celtics' Horford (concussion protocol) out vs. Lakers Celtics' Horford (concussion protocol) out vs. Lakers
- November 09, 2017

He stayed in the game and had 15 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists against his former team. The Celtics say he showed no symptoms until Wednesday morning, when he entered the NBA's concussion protocol. With the Celtics on a 9 game win streak, this is not the ideal time for another injury, as they are already missing Gordon Hayward . This year, with the help from Aron Baynes and Marcus Morris , hopefully it won't be as big of a downfall. (more...)
California NAACP calls for removing 'Star-Spangled Banner' as national anthem California NAACP calls for removing 'Star-Spangled Banner' as national anthem
- November 09, 2017

Ms. Huffman said Congress, which adopted "The Star-Spangled Banner" as the national anthem in 1931, should replace the anthem with a song that doesn't alienate a large chunk of the American population, The Sacramento Bee reported . "I think all this controversy about the knee will go away once the song is removed". But the California NAACP has upped the pressure by urging Congress to remove the song as the national anthem. (more...)
Browns hope to have Josh Gordon ready to play in Week 13 Browns hope to have Josh Gordon ready to play in Week 13
- November 09, 2017

He was suspended indefinitely in September 2016 for multiple violations of the National Football League substance abuse policy. Anything else after that I have no control over. Per Schefter, Gordon is expected to be in team meetings on Wednesday. Gordon will be permitted to practice with the Browns starting November 20, and he will be eligible to return to active status November 27. (more...)
Samoa Rugby Union declared bankrupt Samoa Rugby Union declared bankrupt
- November 09, 2017

Ed Pilkington, marketing and innovation director at Diageo Europe, said: "It's an exciting time to be involved with England Rugby and we're pleased to be committed to the RFU for another four years". The new deal means that for the next four years Guinness will maintain its presence at England fixtures and will become the official partner of the West Fan Village Stage at all global games played at London's 82,000-seater Twickenham stadium. (more...)
Draymond Green Trolls LeBron James 'Mood' Post On Instagram Draymond Green Trolls LeBron James 'Mood' Post On Instagram
- November 08, 2017

LeBron James recently posted a meme on Instagram about his mood and everybody freaked out about it. Fans needed to know what it means. Irving finished with 35 points and seven assists. The caption of James' post was simple: " Mood ". Wade, on the other hand, was far more cryptic, commenting with 14 crying laughing emojis. He said: "Need me to handle somebody cuz?" Green followed by posting one of his own today of him with his tongue out, captioned the same way as James , ... (more...)
Tony Stewart hints at interest in future XFINITY Series road course race Tony Stewart hints at interest in future XFINITY Series road course race
- November 08, 2017

Stewart retired from the Cup Series following the 2016 season, but has continued to regularly compete in sprint auto races. "He's an excellent fit for this team and for Smithfield". "This is the opportunity every racer wants," Almirola said in a press release". "Stewart-Haas Racing is an experienced organization with a lot of depth, great technical support from Ford, and staffed with racers from top to bottom". (more...)
Marco Asensio scores screamer in goal of the season contender; watch video Marco Asensio scores screamer in goal of the season contender; watch video
- November 08, 2017

The win took Real Madrid over city rivals Atletico, who also have 23 points, on goal difference into third place. And Isco completed the scoring with an easy finish from Ronaldo's cross in the 74th minute, handing Las Palmas a seventh successive league defeat, while Madrid moved back up to third. (more...)
Moyes: I know I've got a point to prove Moyes: I know I've got a point to prove
- November 08, 2017

Moyes' appointment has gone down badly with some West Ham fans and he conceded that he has work to do to win many of them over, particularly after presiding over Sunderland's relegation last season. "We are all here to do the job and get West Ham in the correct position and move up the table". I want to do well and want the team to do well. 'I've got a point to prove. (more...)
Julio Jones: Atlanta Falcons wide receiver drops touchdown Julio Jones: Atlanta Falcons wide receiver drops touchdown
- November 08, 2017

The Atlanta Falcons have been the punching bag of the National Football League for the last few weeks taking heat both in the media and on the field for their poor play. "We love the opportunity to go for it on those situations, based on the runners and how we attack". Jones caught six passes for 118 yards on Sunday, becoming the first player with 100 receiving yards against the Panthers this season. (more...)
Watch Saina vs Sindhu, Srikanth vs Prannoy live on TV, Online Watch Saina vs Sindhu, Srikanth vs Prannoy live on TV, Online
- November 08, 2017

Saina has thus set up a final clash with PV Sindhu , who came from a game down to beat Ruthvika Gadde 17-21, 21-15, 21-11 in the second semis. None of the players left anything on the table but the likes of Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy proved once again why they are rated among the best Badminton players in the world. (more...)
Mesut Ozil will sign Arsenal contract extension on one freakish condition Mesut Ozil will sign Arsenal contract extension on one freakish condition
- November 08, 2017

Both players' contracts are set to expire next season, and both have seemed hesitant to sign new deals with their club. The player's Instagram handle already reads: m10_official . His Instagram handle is m10_official and he wears the No 10 jersey when on worldwide duty. He formerly wore the number at Real Madrid after initially being assigned number 23 upon his arrival in Spain, and has now inherited at global level after previously wearing number eight for his country. (more...)
Naby Keita denied early Liverpool transfer Naby Keita denied early Liverpool transfer
- November 08, 2017

Leipzig look good on that front, now standing second in the Bundesliga, but while the title race in Germany is next to non-existent, the race to qualify for the Champions League by finishing second through fourth is now being contested by no less than seven clubs. (more...)
Congrats! Andy Murray and wife Kim welcome second child
- November 08, 2017

There were still enough pointers from Murray's return to action at a charity exhibition event in Glasgow following four months out through injury to suggest his target of challenging for a fourth Grand Slam title at the Australian Open in January is not totally unrealistic. (more...)