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Simone Biles tweets support for Aly Raisman: 'You are so brave' Simone Biles tweets support for Aly Raisman: 'You are so brave'
- November 13, 2017

RAISMAN: Why are we looking at why didn't the girls speak up? The sex abuse scandal led to the ouster of USA Gymnastics CEO Steve Penny, who resigned in March under pressure from the U.S. She was 15 at the time. That "treatment" began when Maroney was 13 and continued through her stellar performance at the 2012 Olympics. Raisman also wrote: "100% support you". (more...)
Colin Kaepernick Named 'Citizen of the Year' By GQ Magazine Colin Kaepernick Named 'Citizen of the Year' By GQ Magazine
- November 13, 2017

Approximately 90 men are now employed as quarterbacks in the National Football League, as either starters or reserves, and Colin Kaepernick is better-indisputably, undeniably, flat-out better-than at least 70 of them. Niners linebacker Eric Reid , who joined Kaepernick previous year in his protest and has continued to kneel during the national anthem this season, was one of the individuals who spoke to GQ about his former teammate. (more...)
Karim Benzema not expecting France recall Karim Benzema not expecting France recall
- November 13, 2017

The 81-time capped global generally ignores such insults and gets on with his work, but, speaking in an interview with Canal Plus France today, Benzema revealed that one instance of criticism aimed in his direction during his early years at the Bernabeu left him with no choice but to speak up. (more...)
Former Celtic, Man United man Miller battling cancer Former Celtic, Man United man Miller battling cancer
- November 13, 2017

The Hull midfielder told a press conference on Monday: "Obviously we heard the news, we're unsure about the details, but our thoughts go out to his family and we're just thinking about him and we just hope he can pull through and he's strong". (more...)
Anthopoulos to be named Braves GM Anthopoulos to be named Braves GM
- November 13, 2017

Joel Sherman of the New York Post first reported that Anthopoulos was getting that job. Sherman reports that Hart prefers Anthopoulos for the GM job, while club vice chairman John Schuerholz is thought to prefer former Cubs GM Jim Hendry. Shapiro originally offered Anthopoulos a short deal to stay before upper management stepped in and offered about $10 million over five years; Anthopoulos left anyway. (more...)
This truly pathetic challenge could only have been made by John Fox This truly pathetic challenge could only have been made by John Fox
- November 13, 2017

Given a gaping hole off the left side, Montgomery sprinted 37 yards for a touchdown. That has been the story of the season for Chicago, who continues to try to build back up the franchise. Airing it out: Mitch Trubisky's 35 pass attempts and 297 yards Sunday both were career-highs for the second-overall pick, but things weren't flawless. (more...)
Sadio Mane sent home from Senegal duty with fresh injury concerns Sadio Mane sent home from Senegal duty with fresh injury concerns
- November 13, 2017

And, according to new reports, Mane's now suffered another setback. The 25-year-old has been sidelined for a month due to the problem but made his return in the 4-1 win over West Ham on November 4. Mane has only recently returned from a separate injury he sustained during the previous global break, but Liverpool are once again sweating over the fitness of one of their key players. (more...)
Martellus Bennett goes berserk on Packers staff on Instagram Martellus Bennett goes berserk on Packers staff on Instagram
- November 13, 2017

Bill Belichick noted that "it's good to have [Bennett] back". This came after a noteworthy departure with the Packers . Bennett said in a lengthy post Friday on Instagram that the Packers examined his shoulder when he signed as a free agent in March and cleared him. (more...)
Fuming Lukaku turned on Man Utd teammates after Chelsea blank Fuming Lukaku turned on Man Utd teammates after Chelsea blank
- November 13, 2017

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku stated that he was " born to score ", after the Belgian returned to the scoresheet on Friday as he notched two in Belgium's 3-3 draw with Mexico . But he insists he is relishing the prospect and hopes Ibrahimovic can help United real in Pep Guardiola's rampant City side, who are averaging 3.45 goals per game. (more...)
Trouble in paradise? Neymar and PSG love affair on downward spiral Trouble in paradise? Neymar and PSG love affair on downward spiral
- November 13, 2017

Don't be surprised if Jose Mourinho or Antonio Conte are joined by Alexis Sanchez at PSG next summer and these Real Madrid rumours are just global break time fillers. Our referenced source reports that Neymar Jnr was on the verge of tears as he spoke about life at his new club amidst reports that he hasn't been able to settle into the Parisian lifestyle. (more...)
Nets G Russell to miss time with injury
- November 13, 2017

The replay didn't look that bad, but Russell immediately hobbled to the bench, and looked to be in real pain. The Nets are underdogs in their next three home contests against the Boston Celtics, Jazz and the Golden State Warriors before they head on the road to face Cleveland. (more...)
Massa says goodbye to Interlagos with 'perfect race' Massa says goodbye to Interlagos with 'perfect race'
- November 13, 2017

I knew the re-start could be the only chance to overtake Alonso. "Renault is the best engine company in the past 15 or 20 years if you see all the world championships so l don't think we should be too anxious", he said. "We race in Mexico, we've raced in India, and I don't know if it's any more risky than there", he said. I drove a ideal race from beginning to end, managed the tyres, managed everything around the vehicle, the pace I had. (more...)
Robert Woods scores 94-yard TD, longest Rams play in 53 years Robert Woods scores 94-yard TD, longest Rams play in 53 years
- November 13, 2017

It was also the Texans' ninth touchdown pass of the season that went for 20 or more yards. National Football League scoring leader Greg Zuerlein kicked four field goals for the Rams, who hadn't played in LA since early October thanks to two East Coast road trips, a bye and a "home" game in London. (more...)
Deontay Wilder Makes Bold Claim About Anthony Joshua Deontay Wilder Makes Bold Claim About Anthony Joshua
- November 13, 2017

But the 29-year-old, who is now in a legal dispute with the UK Anti-Doping Agency after testing positive for a banned substance in June 2016, targeted a past foe on Saturday and Tweeted an open letter to Klitschko - who also lost in an epic bout with Joshua - to remind him of the time they shared the ring ahead on the second anniversary of their bout. (more...)
Don't tinker too much, say Federer, Nadal Don't tinker too much, say Federer, Nadal
- November 13, 2017

Nadal comes into Sunday's Nitto ATP Finals with a bad knee and a score to settle with his oldest rival Roger Federer , who has beaten him in all four of their meetings this year. "I don't have to make a decision [yet]", he said. But I thought he was actually pretty good. Eight-time Grand slam victor and American legend Andre Agassi believes that Roger Federer is the favourite to win the ATP World Tour Finals as Rafael Nadal does not do well late in the year because of "wear and tear". (more...)
49ers eye Week 12 for Jimmy Garoppolo's debut as starter 49ers eye Week 12 for Jimmy Garoppolo's debut as starter
- November 13, 2017

But with a bye next week, Garoppolo would have more time to learn the offense before potentially serving as the starter for the team's final six games. Down 10-6 late midway through the first half, Manning and the Giants pieced together a 10-play, 75-yard drive over 5:51. The Giants have allowed an opposing tight end to score a touchdown in every game so far this season. (more...)
Instant Analysis: Bucs hang on for a crucial win vs. Jets Instant Analysis: Bucs hang on for a crucial win vs. Jets
- November 13, 2017

However, a third-down sack by the Jets' would prevent the Bucs from advancing it. Robby Anderson caught a 38-yard TD pass in the final minute for the Jets, scoring for the fourth straight game to give NY one last chance. NY failed to score any points in the first quarter. For the game he totaled three run stops, and also notched a quarterback hurry on a pass rush. They also had 5 penalties for 44 yards in the first half. (more...)
Third at Phoenix International Raceway Third at Phoenix International Raceway
- November 13, 2017

Keselowski advances to the final round at the expense of Denny Hamlin , who had the best auto throughout much of Sunday's race. That pass meant Brad Keselowski was able to advance with a shot for the title to the November 19 championship race at Homestead along with Kyle Busch , Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr . (more...)
Ronaldo says he's father of baby girl Ronaldo says he's father of baby girl
- November 13, 2017

The 32-year-old forward was present at the birth, as was son Cristiano Jnr, with a picture shared on Instagram. He wrote: " Alana Martina has just been born!" Both Geo and Alana are fine! Alana now joins Cristiano Ronaldo jr. The star's fans rushed to congratulate the star, with one writing: "Congratulations king!" Speaking about life as a father last week, Ronaldo said: "Being a father is a unique and personal journey, something that has changed me completely". (more...)
Jaguars' Lambo beats the Chargers 20-17 in OT Jaguars' Lambo beats the Chargers 20-17 in OT
- November 13, 2017

From bad decisions by Bortles that produced interceptions to a forced turnover by the Jaguars defense, the last two minutes of the game were full of miscues and surprises. The interception gave the ball back to Los Angeles with 1:51 left in the game. After the Chargers blocked the extra point, the Jaguars lead 6-0 heading into the second quarter. (more...)
Steelers rally for a 20-17 win over Colts Steelers rally for a 20-17 win over Colts
- November 13, 2017

Chris Boswell nailed a 33-yard field goal as time expired to give Pittsburgh the win. Brissett used an excellent pump fake to free Donte Moncrief passed Artie Burns on score No. The Steelers got back into the game with a Ben Roethlisberger to JuJu Smith-Schuster seven-yard score. He did not return to action and it was reported after the game that the injury is a broken fibula. (more...)
Keenum, Vikings Keep Rolling by Beating Redskins 38-30 Keenum, Vikings Keep Rolling by Beating Redskins 38-30
- November 12, 2017

The Redskins head to New Orleans for a game next Sunday at 1 p.m. Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater , activated this week, was active. On Saturday, Maurice Harris was promoted from the Redskins' practice squad to their active roster. Diggs, who is from a Maryland suburb of Washington, had four catches for 78 yards. After Theilen's touchdown, the Vikings had a group celebration. Washington took a 10-7 lead late in the first quarter when Nick Rose was true from 28 yards on a field goal that ... (more...)
Saints RB Daniel Lasco taken off field by ambulance Saints RB Daniel Lasco taken off field by ambulance
- November 12, 2017

The Bills were hoping their Week 9 loss to the Jets was an aberration. -A pass that went off the hands of Charles Clay deep in Buffalo territory was intercepted by Sheldon Rankins and returned to the Bills three-yard line. Brees did have a rushing score, which is how the Saints' flexed their muscle against the Bills. As a team, New Orleans averaged six yards-per-carry. In winning their seventh game in a row, the 7-2 Saints had two rushers with more than 100 yards - Mark Ingram (131) ... (more...)
Lions activate Taylor Decker from PUP list ahead of Browns game Lions activate Taylor Decker from PUP list ahead of Browns game
- November 12, 2017

Kizer was having a good game, he had a touchdown pass while completing 15 of his 24 passes. The Lions have missed him the first half of the season. Offensively the Browns have scored just 12 times - 9 touchdowns, 3-of-4 on field goals and turned it over 6 times and once more on downs this season. (more...)
Olivier Giroud out of France's friendly with Germany through injury Olivier Giroud out of France's friendly with Germany through injury
- November 12, 2017

French striker Olivier Giroud will miss next week's worldwide football friendly against world champion Germany due to a muscle injury to the right adductor, the French Football Federation (FFF) announced on Sunday. "We will see what happens but I am happy at Arsenal for the moment". While Giroud has struggled for first team minutes so far this season, the Frenchman remains a proven Premier League goalscorer and his absence will reduce the attacking options available to manager Arsene ... (more...)