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An Optimistic View Of Marcus Gilbert's Four-Game Suspension An Optimistic View Of Marcus Gilbert's Four-Game Suspension
- November 21, 2017

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert has been suspended for four games for violating the NFL's performance enhancing substances policy. 26, at 8:30 p.m. ET on Sunday Night Football. "He will not appeal the NFL's decision". Since then, he has featured in 33 games, starting 10, for the Steelers. (more...)
Phillies pitchers, catchers to report for spring training February 14 Phillies pitchers, catchers to report for spring training February 14
- November 21, 2017

The Nationals will also serve as the road team in three games against the Astros at the shared stadium. The Red Sox are set to play 17 home games at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Fla. The Red Sox have officially released both their report dates and the Grapefruit League schedule for the 2018 exhibition season. While this stretch includes two team off days, the only trip Washington will make in that 10-day span will be to Lakeland, Fla., to face the Tigers on March 12. (more...)
£300m Takeover Bid Reportedly Tabled For Newcastle United £300m Takeover Bid Reportedly Tabled For Newcastle United
- November 20, 2017

In news that will come as a disappointment to those of you (including me) who really wanted Vince McMahon to buy Newcastle United , it appears an offer from someone who isn't the owner of WWE has been tabled for the Magpies, this evening. She is said to control around £28b of Middle East money through PCP Capital Partners and is reportedly looking to invest in an English top-flight club. (more...)
Barkley breaks school career TD record in Penn State win over Nebraska Barkley breaks school career TD record in Penn State win over Nebraska
- November 20, 2017

Including six receptions for 66 yards, Barkley finished with 224 total yards in what many are speculating could be his final home game. A wild and soggy senior day saw Penn State and Nebraska play a insane game that set home scoring records, then the Nittany Lions' best player gave fans some good news afterward. (more...)
Marcus Rashford: 'Manchester United still have a long way to go' Marcus Rashford: 'Manchester United still have a long way to go'
- November 20, 2017

You watch, there'll be a game [when he is called upon to go in goal]. It's more hard because everybody wants to beat you. "I think he will end up as a centre-forward", he added. "We've got the right manager, we have the right staff, so it's just about producing now on the field". "But to be honest Newcastle was probably the team, not in the second half, but in the first half which come here and we felt a bit of instability in our defensive areas , and that was clearly not because of the ... (more...)
Packers rookie running back Aaron Jones facing marijuana-related charge Packers rookie running back Aaron Jones facing marijuana-related charge
- November 20, 2017

WLUK-TV reports Wisconsin State Patrol pulled him over and cited him with operating without a valid license, speeding in a 55 miles per hour zone, and operating with restricted controlled substance. He also failed a field sobriety test, needing to use his arms for balance. " Jones was taken to St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay for a blood test". (more...)
Baker Mayfield closes as prohibitive Heisman favorite at Vegas books Baker Mayfield closes as prohibitive Heisman favorite at Vegas books
- November 20, 2017

As part of his punishment, Riley has also stripped Mayfield of his captaincy for Saturday's game against the Mountaineers. Kyler Murray will start in his place, but Mayfield is still going to play. "I am a competitive player but what I did was unacceptable so I apologize". Mayfield was on the sideline after a touchdown and started jawing with a player or players on Kansas' side, then he grabbed his crotch multiple times and uttered some words too uncouth to repeat here. (more...)
Transgender sex harassment in real life for 'Transparent' star Jeffrey Tambor? Transgender sex harassment in real life for 'Transparent' star Jeffrey Tambor?
- November 20, 2017

Both Amazon and show creator Jill Soloway have not spoken about Tambor, but there is a now investigation going on about the accusations. A week later, transgender actress and Transparent semi-regular Trace Lysette alleged that Tambor also sexually harassed her on set. (more...)
Thomas Christiansen hails Thomas Christiansen hails "perfect" Leeds United display in win over Middlesbrough
- November 20, 2017

And Christiansen says Leeds expected to beat Boro today, also hailing his side for their efforts at Elland Road. Goals from Pablo Hernandez and Ezgjan Alioski did the trick as Middlesbrough were only able to score once, from the penalty spot with 13 minutes left. (more...)
Country Singer Neal McCoy's Anti-Anthem Protest Song Backfires Hilariously Country Singer Neal McCoy's Anti-Anthem Protest Song Backfires Hilariously
- November 20, 2017

He also shared his thoughts about former quarterback Colin Kaepernick who began the movement when he played for the San Francisco 49ers, who was recently named Citizen of the year by GQ magazine . Mr. McCoy said the single, written by Dan Roberts, was a natural for him, given that he recites the Pledge of Allegiance every day. Does the comma suggest that he is, in fact, addressing his ass and telling it to take a knee? "I think they probably wished they had nipped it in the bud", he told ... (more...)
Moses'll be ready for Liverpool clash - Conte Moses'll be ready for Liverpool clash - Conte
- November 20, 2017

With reports that Pulis could be fired this coming week - some say as early as Monday - the Baggies boss is under heaps of pressure, but Conte doesn't believe he should be. "He informed us of his resignation", Damiano Tommasi, the head of the Italian Players' Union, told journalists outside the federation headquarters. (more...)
Borussia Dortmund scout Sven Mislintat to join Gunners in £1.8m deal Borussia Dortmund scout Sven Mislintat to join Gunners in £1.8m deal
- November 20, 2017

Mislintat is expected to join Arsenal this calendar year, with the Gunners paying a fee of between €1-2 million to Dortmund , where he is under contract until 2021. Dubbed "Diamond Eye", this is the man responsible for acquiring talent such as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyan, Robert Lewondowski and Ousmane Dembele, among many others. (more...)
Pep: I'll Kill My Players If Pep: I'll Kill My Players If
- November 20, 2017

Stones was forced off after 31 minutes of the 2-0 win at the King Power Stadium, which kept City top of the Premier League , and he was replaced by Eliaquim Mangala, who was available for sale in the summer. "Last year, there were games where we could have been better but we weren't clinical enough". I think when you're pushing the boundaries like this, the main thing for yourself is to always feel like you can achieve even more , and more . (more...)
Broncos fire offensive coordinator McCoy Broncos fire offensive coordinator McCoy
- November 20, 2017

As a result, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com now believes that there is "growing frustration" within the Broncos organization regarding the franchise's offensive scheme. McCoy was brought in after being fired as the San Diego Chargers head coach. Only a few hours removed from leaks suggesting he'd be the fall guy, the Denver Broncos have fired offensive coordinator Mike McCoy. (more...)
Former Ohio State, NFL receiver Terry Glenn killed in auto crash Former Ohio State, NFL receiver Terry Glenn killed in auto crash
- November 20, 2017

Glenn was drafted by the Patriots in 1996 with the 7th overall pick in the first round. Former teammate Damien Woody on Twitter also expressed his condolences. Glenn played for the Cowboys from 2003-07. Later, Glenn revived his career in Dallas, recording two straight 1,000-yard seasons in 2005 and 2006. (more...)
Austin Cook In The Lead Of RSM Classic After 2 Rounds Austin Cook In The Lead Of RSM Classic After 2 Rounds
- November 20, 2017

But the couple putts that I have had of some length for par, I've been able to roll them in. Knowing that he needed to make a move on Friday in the second round in order to make the cut Thornberry got his day off to a quick start with a birdie on the opening hole of the Seaside Course. (more...)
Zidane hopes Ronaldo breaks scoring slump in Derby Zidane hopes Ronaldo breaks scoring slump in Derby
- November 20, 2017

Ronaldo holds the record for the Spanish capital derby with 21 goals. "What I want is that my players, my forwards, play well, and tomorrow is a good match for them to keep trying". The reigning FIFA Best player in an interview with L'Equipe said he does not "agree with what people are saying" about him, that fans seem not to "know the difference between playing well, playing OK and not scoring goals". (more...)
Mourinho pleased to see Lukaku back among the goals for Manchester United Mourinho pleased to see Lukaku back among the goals for Manchester United
- November 20, 2017

The Red Devils are now sitting in second place in the top flight table, but are already eight points adrift of league leaders and local rivals Manchester City. "The players that stayed here and [were] recovering from injuries, even the ones that are recovering from big injuries, they are ready to play". "They both prefer to play on the left than the right, both playing with another striker through the middle; we lose a point of contact with the midfield that we are used to, with the player ... (more...)
National Football League should suspend Oakland Raiders' Marshawn Lynch National Football League should suspend Oakland Raiders' Marshawn Lynch
- November 20, 2017

According to ESPN , Lynch was standing on the Raiders' sideline when the US anthem began, then took a seat "a few bars" into the song. Some social media users responded , claiming that this was "false news" and that Lynch was sitting because his equipment was being worked on . (more...)
Jana Novotna, Czech Winner of Wimbledon, Dies at 49 Jana Novotna, Czech Winner of Wimbledon, Dies at 49
- November 20, 2017

Women's Tennis Association ( WTA ) released a statement on their website confirming her demise. She won the Australian Open doubles crown twice, while she had a hat-trick of French Open and US Open doubles titles to her name too. She won the hearts of fans around the world when she burst into tears after throwing away victory against Steffi Graf in the 1993 final when on the verge of victory and was consoled afterwards by a British duchess. (more...)
Antonio Conte named as first choice to be Italy boss by president Antonio Conte named as first choice to be Italy boss by president
- November 20, 2017

We're looking for the best. In his recent interview with Gazzetta Dello Sport , Tavecchio suggested that there were a lot of other big names as well, like Allegri, Mancini and Ancelotti, though the clear victor amongst these is Conte. Strangely, Conte signed a new deal with Chelsea recently, though did not extend his contract through till 2021 as expected. Currently Conte is out of a job at the end of the 2018-19 season. (more...)
Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears NFL Predictions Against The Spread 11/19/17 Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears NFL Predictions Against The Spread 11/19/17
- November 20, 2017

Fox said it looks like "a really serious knee injury". Coach: John Fox (131-118 overall, 12-29 with Bears ). Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford had two of his worst games of the season as the teams split a pair of matchups in 2016, one reason why coach Jim Caldwell is blocking out talking of the postseason. (more...)
Ancajas stops Conlan, defends title in Ireland Ancajas stops Conlan, defends title in Ireland
- November 20, 2017

Trainer and manager Joven Jimenez told The Manila Times in an overseas call he was anxious with Ancajas a day before the fight because he was a little bit sick due to the cold weather. Despite being warned for low blows in the fifth, Ancajas - extending his winning record to 28-1-1 - continued to hurt the gutsy Conlan, who somehow managed to rise to his feet after every knockdown as his hometown crowd cheered on his determined effort. (more...)
Chelsea boss Conte: Qarabag clash is the most important of our season Chelsea boss Conte: Qarabag clash is the most important of our season
- November 20, 2017

Chelsea were superb in beating West Bromwich Albion 4-0 to record a fourth win in succession but they remain nine points behind leaders City. Conte explained: "Now it's very hard to think someone can stop them [City]". It wasn't just that particular week in September that Conte grumbled about, ahead of a big week for his side. Conte added: 'To win in this way was very important for our confidence, on Wednesday I think this will be the most important game of the season because we have an ... (more...)
Arsenal rise to the occasion in north London derby Arsenal rise to the occasion in north London derby
- November 20, 2017

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger sidestepped questions about the possibility of an offside in the build-up to Arsenal's second goal against Spurs on Saturday. What happens in the changing room is the real thing. "It was intense and I think for the fans and the people watching it was a nice game". "Well, I was only happy that they didn't blow the whistle". (more...)