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Celtics' Jaylen Brown 'inspired' after learning of best friend's death Celtics' Jaylen Brown 'inspired' after learning of best friend's death
- November 17, 2017

Jaylen Brown played Thursday's game against the Warriors with a heavy heart. In an outstanding effort, Brown led the Celtics in scoring on the night with 22 points on 7-of-18 shooting, seven rebounds, two steals, and two blocked shots in the victory over the defending-champion Warriors. (more...)
Pulis: West Brom axe 'wouldn't be unfair' Pulis: West Brom axe 'wouldn't be unfair'
- November 17, 2017

We brought in a lot of good players, players we hoped would gel straight away, and we've been unfortunate. In this series, I will use Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 to simulate as well as play the next Chelsea FC match - with the difficulty on the highest level, because much like Chelsea FC, I occasionally like to make things hard on myself for no reason whatsoever. (more...)
Ronaldo makes astonishing claim about kids and the Ballon d'Or Ronaldo makes astonishing claim about kids and the Ballon d'Or
- November 17, 2017

However, despite the fact that Real Madrid is third in the race for the title and sit eight points behind the Catalans, Ronaldo is still optimistic about Los Blancos' chances. And now Ronaldo has become the father of four kids. "I am happy to have so many people around me", he said."I wanted to have children."For me, a life without children wouldn't be anything". (more...)
Larry Fitzgerald close to signing contract extension with Cardinals Larry Fitzgerald close to signing contract extension with Cardinals
- November 17, 2017

There were some questions after the end of the 2016 season, as to if Fitzgerald would return to the field in 2017. The durable Fitzgerald has missed just five games since the Cardinals took him third overall in the 2004 NFL Draft . He's posted consecutive 100-plus reception, 1,000-yard seasons. With Fitzgerald inching closer to an extension, that will tie him to Carson Palmer's deal, which is exactly what he wanted. (more...)
Wenger ponders life after Arsenal Wenger ponders life after Arsenal
- November 17, 2017

And he's still very much enjoying life in club management. Nicholas told Sky Sports: 'If Arsenal are serious about winning these big games, I would go with Alexandre Lacazette and Danny Welbeck and leave Ozil out and Sanchez out. But one day that will stop. Wenger hinted last month at Arsenal's Annual General Meeting that his position would come under review but says his comment that he would "see where I go from there" had been misconstrued. (more...)
Man City's Pep Guardiola and Leroy Sane win October Premier League awards Man City's Pep Guardiola and Leroy Sane win October Premier League awards
- November 17, 2017

The German, 21, scored and assisted in each of City's three league wins in October and no player matched his goal contribution. The award is Guardiola's second successive as the Citizens continue to blow the competition away with 10 wins and one draw from their opening 11 league matches. (more...)
Tottenham's Alderweireld out until after Christmas Tottenham's Alderweireld out until after Christmas
- November 17, 2017

And he is now aiming to "maybe" return after Christmas. His absence could yield a change in formation with Eric Dier, who has played much of his football under Pochettino in midfield , potentially moving to the centre of defence alongside Davinson Sanchez and Jan Vertonghen. (more...)
Irving, Harden star for Celtics, Rockets Irving, Harden star for Celtics, Rockets
- November 17, 2017

Irving, having an off night offensively, scored 11 points in the final 4:20 as the Boston Celtics roared from behind to their 14th straight victory, a 92-88 decision over the defending National Basketball Association champions. By halftime, the game was already over as the Rockets bombarded the Suns, scoring a ridiculous 45 points in the first quarter and following up with an encore by scoring another 45 points in the second quarter. (more...)
Dawn Staley, USC decline invitation to White House Dawn Staley, USC decline invitation to White House
- November 17, 2017

The White House is holding Collegiate National Champions Day on Friday. At least one NCAA team has already said it would not be attending a ceremony at the White House. That led Nikki Haley-former SC governor and current ambassador to the United Nations-to come forward and say that the team would be invited later in the fall , with an exact date to be determined. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho: From playmaker to unplayable in five years Philippe Coutinho: From playmaker to unplayable in five years
- November 17, 2017

January 30 will mark five years since the Brazil global made the switch from Inter to Merseyside for £8.5 million, a period in which his metamorphosis from potential to a polished, premier player has been tiered. Speculation is still rife that Barcelona will make another attempt to sign the attacking midfielder and Moreno says he has done everything he can to convince his friend to stay on Merseyside. (more...)
Lakmal stuns India on weather-affected first day Lakmal stuns India on weather-affected first day
- November 17, 2017

Once the weather gods finally chose to relent, it was an excellent toss to win for captain Dinesh Chandimal , who named seam-bowling all-rounder Dasun Shanaka in the visitors' XI, as the Sri Lankan pacers got the first crack at a greenish surface with overcast conditions. (more...)
Serena Williams set to tie the knot in New Orleans Serena Williams set to tie the knot in New Orleans
- November 17, 2017

The Daily Mail said the wedding planning has been shrouded in secrecy and guests would not learn the details until Thursday morning. According to Dailymail, around 250 people arrived at the wedding. Onlookers in New Orleans expressed enthusiasm for the wedding being in their city. "We love it!", exclaimed Mary Huber, who was part of a small group observing the scene. (more...)
Cheika opts against Hunt for England start Cheika opts against Hunt for England start
- November 17, 2017

England launched their November campaign with an error-strewn 21-8 win over Argentina at Twickenham last weekend. Australia are seeking a first win over England since Cheika's men knocked them out of the pool phase of the 2015 World Cup with a 33-13 win at Twickenham - a result that led to Jones' appointment after Stuart Lancaster was sacked. (more...)
Holm and Cyborg are a done deal for UFC 219 Holm and Cyborg are a done deal for UFC 219
- November 17, 2017

UFC 219 officially has a title bout. It's now unclear whether or not this bout will serve as UFC 219's main event, but it's certainly a possibility. The loss was Holm's third straight after defeating Ronda Rousey in a surprising knockout in 2015, although she was able to bounce back with a win over Bethe Correia in June. (more...)
Acorda halts enrollment in Parkinson's trial, shares plunge Acorda halts enrollment in Parkinson's trial, shares plunge
- November 17, 2017

Several other research analysts have also weighed in on the company. CIBC released research on ACOR giving it an initial rating of "Market Perform". The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in ACOR . (more...)
Paine earns surprise recall for first two Ashes Tests Paine earns surprise recall for first two Ashes Tests
- November 17, 2017

Paine's selection shocked cricket fans, with the 32-year-old having barely kept wicket for Tasmania in recent seasons. "Tim was identified as an global player a long time ago and has always been renowned as a very good gloveman", Hohns said. (more...)
Alabama Man Shoots Auburn Fan During Argument Over 'Iron Bowl' Rivalry Alabama Man Shoots Auburn Fan During Argument Over 'Iron Bowl' Rivalry
- November 17, 2017

According to Mobile (Alabama) Police , authorities responded to a call around 7:23 p.m. ET that reported gunfire outside of an Extenda Suites motel. Based on the police report , the two rival fans began arguing over which team was better in the famed Iron Bowl rivalry, Alabama or Auburn. (more...)
Jose Altuve, Giancarlo Stanton Win MVP Awards Jose Altuve, Giancarlo Stanton Win MVP Awards
- November 17, 2017

Receiving the other first-place vote was Cleveland Indians second/third baseman Jose Ramirez , who finished with 237 points. For proof of that, just look at the men who won 2017's MVP Awards, Giancarlo Stanton and Jose Altuve . Stanton led the majors with 59 dingers and 132 RBI in 2017 for Miami . He hit 24 home runs with 81 RBIs, scored 112 times, stole 32 bases and showed a sharp glove at second base. (more...)
'The Handmaid's Tale' returns to SBS for season 2
- November 17, 2017

Though the teaser is short on any other details, the title suggests Offred's escape from Gilead was successful and she's about to be reunited with her best friend, Moira, and husband, Luke. Season 3 of The Path - starring Aaron Paul , Michele Monaghan, and Hugh Dancy - premieres Wednesday, Jan. 17 and will consist of 13 episodes. "In season two, Offred and all our characters will fight against - or succumb to - this dark truth", reads the synopsis. (more...)
Man Utd hopeful of Fellaini renewal despite contract rejection Man Utd hopeful of Fellaini renewal despite contract rejection
- November 16, 2017

The Belgian ace had signed a four-year deal with an additional one-year clause, which the Red Devils triggered this season. Arsenal are reported to be the latest side to express an interest in the 29-year-old. "The way he has been speaking over the last couple of months he has been lauding him". However, recent reports have turned the tide and it now seems as though the robust footballer may leave United on a free transfer. (more...)
UFC fighter Colby Covington hit by boomerang thrown by rival Fabricio Werdum UFC fighter Colby Covington hit by boomerang thrown by rival Fabricio Werdum
- November 16, 2017

While it's hard to say how all of this will shake out, Colby Covington assured BJ Penn Radio host Jason Kindschy that Fabricio Werdum will answer for what he did. At some point during the weird altercation, Werdum flung a boomerang that a fan had just given him at Covington . I couldn't believe when he said that. (more...)
Justin Rose boosts Race to Dubai hopes as Tommy Fleetwood struggles Justin Rose boosts Race to Dubai hopes as Tommy Fleetwood struggles
- November 16, 2017

I did that but still feel like I left two or three out there that I left short right in the heart. The 2013 US Open victor was 27 at the time and now over a decade on in his illustrious career, he finds himself in a similar position as he attempts to chase down Tommy Fleetwood's commanding lead at the top of the Race to Dubai standings. (more...)
M's acquire intl. pool money ahead of Ohtani posting M's acquire intl. pool money ahead of Ohtani posting
- November 16, 2017

A native of Sao Paulo, Vieira split last season between the Texas League (Double-A) Arkansas Travelers and the Pacific Coast League (Triple-A) Tacoma Rainiers. The native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, signed with Seattle as a non-drafted free agent on September 21, 2010. He combined to go 2-4 with a 4.00 ERA (24 ER/54.0 IP), four saves and 46 strikeouts in 41 appearances. (more...)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Borussia Dortmund drop striker for disciplinary reasons Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Borussia Dortmund drop striker for disciplinary reasons
- November 16, 2017

Aubameyang has failed to find the back of the net in his last five games for Dortmund, but aside from the mini-drought, there is a sense of unrest at the club, especially with the player reported as wanting a move during the summer. The club made no mention of the nature of Aubameyang's indiscipline. Not long before Borussia Dortmund were due to kick off against Sporting Lisbon in the Champions League past year, it emerged that the striker was out of the team and suspended because he ... (more...)
Big guns Farrell and Itoje back for England Big guns Farrell and Itoje back for England
- November 16, 2017

Farrell returns at inside centre after being on water-carrying duties against Argentina last week with Henry Slade named among the replacements . "This is going to be a great challenge, as we know Australia have been in great form towards the end of their season". (more...)