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No NFL players protest before games on Veterans Day weekend No NFL players protest before games on Veterans Day weekend
- November 12, 2017

In Colorado, a decorated local veteran recently turned down an invitation from the Denver Broncos to be honored during Sunday night's game against the New England Patriots, Fox 31 reported . But the newspaper speculated that National Football League players may forgo their protests this weekend because of Veterans Day. Groups representing veterans across the country have previously boycotted games after some NFL players knelt during the national anthem in protest of police brutality. (more...)
Northern Ireland Came Desperately Close To A Late Leveller In Switzerland Northern Ireland Came Desperately Close To A Late Leveller In Switzerland
- November 12, 2017

That said, Switzerland were the better side by a considerable distance and it's hard to see how Michael O'Neill can turn this in his team's favour. "The players are devastated but I couldn't be any prouder". Referee Ovidiu Hategan was criticised for awarding Switzerland a penalty after Xherdan Shaqiri's shot hit Northern Ireland defender Corry Evans, and following the match his boss Michael O'Neill admitted he was "bewildered" by the decision . (more...)
Everybody has views in life and it should be respected: MS Dhoni Everybody has views in life and it should be respected: MS Dhoni
- November 12, 2017

Taking a dig at the voices seeking Dhoni's resignation from global cricket, Shastri told Anandabazar Patrika , "Looks like there are a lot of jealous people around, who just want MSDhoni to have a couple of bad days". But in a lifespan, say you live for 70 years, 10-15 years is nothing", the 2011 World Cup winning captain said. Former Indian cricket batting legend Sunil Gavaskar adds that it is natural for people to highlight the age when referring to a player's failure. (more...)
Compensation committee to talk Roger Goodell contract Compensation committee to talk Roger Goodell contract
- November 12, 2017

According to ESPN, "The NFL's Compensation Committee will hold a conference call Monday to discuss and further push ahead the proposed extension for commissioner Roger Goodell ". Goodell's job as National Football League commissioner has been to serve the owners by creating other sorts of revenue opportunities. " I don't sense that at all from him ", said a source close to Goodell on whether or not he will leave the job "He has said he's committed to it". (more...)
Liverpool, Bournemouth stars added to England squad v Brazil Liverpool, Bournemouth stars added to England squad v Brazil
- November 12, 2017

Dominic Solanke and Lewis Cook have also been moved up from Aidy Boothroyd's side, having played a role in the England squad which won the Under-20 World Cup in South Korea in the summer. Southgate has previously indicated U21 attackers including Dominic Solanke, Demarai Gray and Dominic Calvert-Lewin could be added to his squad for the Brazil game. (more...)
Mexico boss: West Ham striker Chicharito won't worry about Moyes bustup Mexico boss: West Ham striker Chicharito won't worry about Moyes bustup
- November 12, 2017

He will be checked out by West Ham medical staff this week before declaring whether he is fit for Moyes's first game against Watford next Sunday. That has prompted concerns that the Mexico global, who joined from Bayer Leverkusen in the summer, could again find himself surplus to requirements following Moyes' arrival at West Ham, but the former Everton boss said he would afford him the chance to impress. (more...)
England coach Bayliss concerned by batting collapses England coach Bayliss concerned by batting collapses
- November 12, 2017

Garton has taken no more than 23 wickets in first-class cricket, and is far from being a Sussex regular, but he is quick and left-handed, which makes him the closest England can get to Australia's matchwinner Mitchell Starc - and England needed immediate reinforcement after their injury list extended to Jake Ball , the Nottinghamshire pace bowler who sustained a right ankle ligament strain during England's 192-run win against a Cricket Australia XI. (more...)
Liverpool 'furious with Barcelona's latest Philippe Coutinho offer' Liverpool 'furious with Barcelona's latest Philippe Coutinho offer'
- November 12, 2017

French supremos Paris Saint-Germain have asked Liverpool star Coutinho to wait on a summer move to the Parc des Princes instead of moving to Barcelona in January. The Brazil global was strongly linked with Barcelona during the summer, and is believed to have handed in a transfer request in order to force a move to Camp Nou. (more...)
Teddy Bridgewater used virtual reality to prepare for his on-field return
- November 12, 2017

He isn't listed as the starter, but Bridgewater doesn't mind. "He has the right mindset as far as attacking his therapy, and having gone through a knee injury previous year, he can lean on me", Bridgewater said. This locker room is special", Bridgewater said. "If I'm asked to go in, then I'll go in". So despite not being able to physically be on the field and working with the team for multiple months while recovering from his knee injury, Bridgewater still found a way to keep up with ... (more...)
Moses Shortlisted For BBC African Footballer Of The Year Award Moses Shortlisted For BBC African Footballer Of The Year Award
- November 12, 2017

Egypt winger Salah has also impressed for club and country. Mane scored 13 goals for Liverpool in the 2016-17 season- and that's after missing the last two months of the campaign due to injury- and was instrumental in helping Senegal qualify for the World Cup. (more...)
Improving Missouri Pummels Struggling Vols 50-17 Improving Missouri Pummels Struggling Vols 50-17
- November 12, 2017

Tennessee is not the threat it once was. Tennessee has not disclosed the nature of Berry's injury. The Tigers didn't look back and outscored Tennessee 26-0 the rest of the way en route to a blowout victory. In his final home game, Missouri's Ish Witter gashed Tennessee's defense for 216 yards rushing as the Tigers cruised to a 50-17 victory on Saturday night. (more...)
Carrie Underwood Honors Las Vegas Shooting Victims at 2017 Country Music Awards Carrie Underwood Honors Las Vegas Shooting Victims at 2017 Country Music Awards
- November 12, 2017

However, Garth attracted criticism from fans when he performed his track Ask Me How I Know, with many slamming him for clearly not performing live. Another added, "280 characters still aren't enough for me to accurately describe how upset I am that Garth Brooks is lip syncing on the CMAs". (more...)
All-rounder Hardik Pandya rested for Sri Lanka Tests due to 'heavy workload' All-rounder Hardik Pandya rested for Sri Lanka Tests due to 'heavy workload'
- November 12, 2017

The national selectors have not named a replacement for Pandya , who seemed to have hurt his left hand during the rain-hit T20 match against New Zealand on Tuesday. Pandya will undergo strength conditioning at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore. The 24-year-old has been playing virtually non-stop cricket, including making his Test debut against Sri Lanka in Galle in July 2017. (more...)
Ball Surpasses James, Becomes Youngest to Get Triple-Double
- November 12, 2017

DeMarcus Cousins had 35 points and 15 rebounds and Anthony Davis added 25 points and 10 rebounds to help New Orleans beat Los Angeles Clippers 111-103. If Lonzo continues to become the player he's supposed to be, it might not be long before he's hosting and Thompson is trotting out his Lavar impression in front of the real deal. (more...)
Defense leads Wisconsin to victory Defense leads Wisconsin to victory
- November 12, 2017

Iowa ran two interceptions back for touchdowns for their only scores. Wisconsin wins the Big Ten West as the Badgers hold Iowa's offense to zero points, and just five first downs and 66 total yards. Iowa: Don't throw at Jackson, the junior who came into the afternoon leading the country with 20 passes defended. The interceptions were the sixth and seventh of the season for Jackson - topped only by the school single-season record of eight shared by Nile Kinnick, Lou King and Desmond King. (more...)
Marner, van Riemsdyk lead Maple Leafs past Bruins, 4-1 Marner, van Riemsdyk lead Maple Leafs past Bruins, 4-1
- November 12, 2017

Marner and van Riemsdyk scored 5 1/2 minutes apart in the first period to give Toronto its 2-0 lead. Van Riemsdyk scored a power-play goal that stood as the victor in Saturday's 4-1 victory over Boston. Fans entering TD Garden are given a player poster each game - the one on Saturday was of Rask. With Matthews out, Leafs head coach Mike Babcock is expected to stay with the same line combinations, with veteran Patrick Marleau in between Connor Brown and Zach Hyman, William Nylander ... (more...)
Andrew Luck is in Europe seeking opinions on his shoulder Andrew Luck is in Europe seeking opinions on his shoulder
- November 12, 2017

Luck practiced briefly in early October before getting shut down and then requiring a cortisone shot to alleviate the continued soreness in his shoulder, which he had surgery on in January. Luck is almost 10 months removed from his initial January surgery. The Colts selected him with the No. 1 overall pick in 2012, and he started every game during his first three seasons. (more...)
Ireland V Denmark: It's all to play for in Dublin Ireland V Denmark: It's all to play for in Dublin
- November 12, 2017

Overall I think we restricted them. "I think we are capable of doing that, urged on by a good crowd". Think back to the results in the group and there's no reason to think that we're going to go and dominate on Tuesday. "That's the way he's been playing for us during the course of this campaign". He (Aga Hareide) thinks that they are capable of scoring at the Aviva, I wouldn't doubt that. (more...)
Increased security expected for upcoming Auburn game Increased security expected for upcoming Auburn game
- November 12, 2017

Kirby Smart's no stranger to helping manage a team that sails into November with national championship prospects. Going in, SC defensive back Chris Lammons gave Fromm and the Bulldogs some bulletin board talk with his comment Georgia "can't pass". (more...)
5 things being talked about after Michigan's 35-10 win over Maryland 5 things being talked about after Michigan's 35-10 win over Maryland
- November 12, 2017

Peters has completed 68% of his passes for 184 yards and two touchdowns and no interceptions this season. Eddie McDoom was the only wideout to catch a pass, and it went for just 2 yards. The Wolverines, despite being outgained on offense 340 yards to 305, improve to 8-2 and 5-2 in the Big Ten, while the Terrapins fall to 4-6 and 2-5. (more...)
USA prepares COMPLEX drills with aircraft carriers amid North Korea threat USA prepares COMPLEX drills with aircraft carriers amid North Korea threat
- November 12, 2017

More recently, U.S. Navy aircraft carriers have conducted dual carrier strike group operations in the Western Pacific including in the South China Sea, East China Sea and Philippine Sea. The U.S. military said Wednesday that three U.S. aircraft carriers will commence a three-carrier strike force exercise in the Western Pacific on November 11-14. (more...)
Liverpool Hoping Senegal Release Sadio Mane Early After Securing World Cup Qualification Liverpool Hoping Senegal Release Sadio Mane Early After Securing World Cup Qualification
- November 12, 2017

Senegal has become the third African nation to book a ticket for next year's Fifa World Cup to take place in Russian Federation. The 2010 World Cup hosts South Africa played its part - and even dominated possession for spells - in a lively match, with Lebogang Manyama hitting the crossbar, but the second goal just before half-time knocked the wind out of its sails. (more...)
Chiefs Defensive Lineman Roy Miller Arrested And Charged With Domestic Battery Chiefs Defensive Lineman Roy Miller Arrested And Charged With Domestic Battery
- November 12, 2017

The Chiefs released a statement saying: "This morning we were informed about an incident involving one of our players, Roy Miller ". He was picked up in Jacksonville after leaving the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2013. "We will have no further comment at this time", the team said. He played in 15 games during his rookie campaign, finishing with 34 tackles and a pair of sacks. (more...)
Mourinho Wants These Four Signings Done To Stay At Man Utd Mourinho Wants These Four Signings Done To Stay At Man Utd
- November 12, 2017

The full-back was a £30million signing from Southampton in 2014 but has yet to live up to his potential at Old Trafford . His fee will also have added to that expectation with United believed to have paid upwards of £27 Million for his signature. (more...)
Takeaways from loss to Oklahoma State in Week 11 Takeaways from loss to Oklahoma State in Week 11
- November 12, 2017

With both teams still fighting for a place in the Big 12 Championship game, Oklahoma State will be tied for second place in the conference with the loser of the Oklahoma-TCU game scheduled for 7 p.m. The play was reviewed as referees checked for a simultaneous catch , as Green and the Iowa State receiver, Marchie Murdock , were wrestling for the ball on the ground. (more...)