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Aaron Judge had shoulder surgery Monday, Yankees announce Aaron Judge had shoulder surgery Monday, Yankees announce
- November 22, 2017

The shoulder bothered the rookie for much of the season and was attributed to the slump he went through in the dog days of summer. Judge finished the regular season with 114 RBIs. But down the stretch, he came up big yet again, breaking Mark McGwire's record for most home runs by a rookie. Judge was also in the running for MVP, but lost out to Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve. (more...)
Atlanta Braves lose multiple prospects as punishment for breaking global signing rules
- November 21, 2017

The Braves were forced to give up 12 prospects they had signed for an excess of $20 million due to their rule violations. They'll keep Ronald Acuna, arguably the top prospect in all of baseball. The Braves were simply the ones caught. This won't effect them during the 2018 season at all, aside from the fact that they have a new GM in Alex Anthopoulos pulling the strings. (more...)
Australian Open to feature shot clocks Australian Open to feature shot clocks
- November 21, 2017

The Aussie Open will be the first Grand Slam to use a shot clock, that ensures players serve within 25 seconds. It was also used at the recent Next Gen ATP Finals . Those not ready to play within the permitted time could face fines of $20,000. American player Jared Donaldson said before the Milan tournament: "The five-minute warmup maybe is redundant and doesn't necessarily need to take place". (more...)
Scottish lawmaker won't be suspended for joining reality TV show Scottish lawmaker won't be suspended for joining reality TV show
- November 21, 2017

Iain was joined by Scottish politician Kezia Dugdale, who is also one of this year's late entries to the ITV show. He regularly rants and raves on his TalkRadio show and his listeners should expect the same from him in the jungle'. Scottish Labour business manager James Kelly said: "The Scottish Parliamentary Labour group today discussed the decision of Kezia Dugdale to take an unauthorised leave of absence from her parliamentary duties". (more...)
Missouri's Porter Jr. out for season Missouri's Porter Jr. out for season
- November 21, 2017

It was characterized as a hip injury when he missed last game and went to see a specialist. The typical timetable to recovery from the surgery is three to four months, which will enclose the rest of this season. The news is devastating for an up-and-coming Mizzou basketball program. "I can not wait to be completely healthy and playing the game I love, once again". (more...)
Texans overcome adversity in 31-21 win Texans overcome adversity in 31-21 win
- November 21, 2017

He'd been the the Cardinals' No. 3 signal caller until injuries to starter Carson Palmer and backup Drew Stanton elevated Gabbert. His interceptions came late in the fourth quarter as he tried to bring the Cardinals back from a deficit. For the game, Foreman had 65-yards and Miller 61-yards for the Texans. After Patrick Peterson's interception gave Arizona the ball at the Texans' 15-yard line, Gabbert led tight end Ricky Seals-Jones on a curl pattern for an 11-yard TD and a 14-7 lead ... (more...)
Tyronn Lue exhausted of questions about LeBron James' minutes Tyronn Lue exhausted of questions about LeBron James' minutes
- November 21, 2017

Everybody". But James has already passed Jordan in regular-season minutes, and needs just three to pass Shaquille O'Neal (41,918 minutes) for 24th in National Basketball Association history. Come out sometimes in the third quarter and we get slow starts and teams get back into it. "It's a pretty big step for us". In seven games this season for the Cavaliers , Calderon is now averaging just 6.7 minutes per contest, scoring 1.0 point per game and dishing out 0.7 assists. (more...)
Transfer Rumour: Mesut Ozil could be set for Schalke return Transfer Rumour: Mesut Ozil could be set for Schalke return
- November 21, 2017

Mundo allege Barca have turned their attentions to Ozil because he would be able to feature for the club in the latter stages of the Champions League should they get there, unlike Coutinho who would be cup-tied. I am convinced they love the club, they love the team but all the rest will be decided, when? I know this might come as a shock to some of you, but indeed this was the case, with the Catalan giants putting in several bids for the talented Brazilian midfielder. (more...)
Brandon Peters in concussion protocol; playing status uncertain Brandon Peters in concussion protocol; playing status uncertain
- November 21, 2017

He was knocked out of Saturday's loss to Wisconsin with the head injury. Lately, it has been redshirt freshman quarterback Brandon Peters , whom fans have been clambering for seemingly since Week 1. "There's stages", he said. "Once that occurs and you come back the next day with no symptoms, you get allowed to practice without contact". "That could happen as early as Wednesday, or early as Thursday", Harbaugh said. (more...)
Lions' Caldwell plays down Vikings game Lions' Caldwell plays down Vikings game
- November 21, 2017

Lions (6-4) face Minnesota, Thursday: It's simple for the Lions. The Vikings snatched a division title from the Packers in Week 17 at Lambeau Field two years ago, beat Green Bay on national TV in the U.S. That win put the Lions in a tie for the division lead with the Green Bay Packers at 3-1. The Lions, as of now, have a 5-3 conference mark. Later in the evening, the Redskins host the Giants. (more...)
Snoop Dogg On Donald Trump Blasting Marshawn & LaVar Ball: 'F*ck Donald Trump' Snoop Dogg On Donald Trump Blasting Marshawn & LaVar Ball: 'F*ck Donald Trump'
- November 21, 2017

Trump then took to Twitter and asked if the players would thank him for what he did, which all three of them did when they gave statements after the incident. "Tomorrow, President Trump will pardon a turkey at the White House", Fallon said Monday night. "I had some people that had boots on the ground that knew the situation". (more...)
Arsenal tell Barcelona how much they want for Mesut Ozil Arsenal tell Barcelona how much they want for Mesut Ozil
- November 21, 2017

After a three-year stint with Real Madrid , Arsenal signed Ozil in 2013 for £42 million. Jose Mourinho is believed to be an admirer of the Germany worldwide but Schalke chief Clemens Tonnies says the club will explore the opportunity to sign Ozil as his return "would be a nice story". (more...)
Everton's Oumar Niasse the first Premier League player charged for diving Everton's Oumar Niasse the first Premier League player charged for diving
- November 21, 2017

Leighton Baines sent goalkeeper Julian Speroni the wrong way to equalise, before goals from Senegal worldwide Niasse and Wilfried Zaha saw the game finish in an exciting 2-2 stalemate. Any player that is found guilty of diving or "successful deception of a match official" will be given a suspension. Speculation that Niasse could face retrospective action under powers extended by the Football Association (FA) in May to include the offence of "successful deception of a match official" were ... (more...)
Arsenal are still a bigger club than Tottenham, claims Jamie Carragher Arsenal are still a bigger club than Tottenham, claims Jamie Carragher
- November 21, 2017

We analysed the player and we said to the player that we believed it was better to play another player, and (Rose) needs to wait. "But before we think about Manchester City , it's important to stay in the top four". He added: "Tottenham, I think, just have the edge on them". Just as time heals wounds, it also erases certain positives from memories. Rose was omitted from the Tottenham squad that lost to bitter rivals Arsenal on Saturday and was hastily linked with a move to ... (more...)
Baker Mayfield Grabs Crotch, Mouths Expletives At Kansas Sideline After Touchdown Baker Mayfield Grabs Crotch, Mouths Expletives At Kansas Sideline After Touchdown
- November 21, 2017

It's not. So, I truly do apologize". "Thinking about the kids that are watching this now, it's not something I want to do to the parents out there - I'm sorry". The cameras are always on me. "Regardless of what happens, he's been in enough of these that there's no excuse to let it get to you and to make you make a dumb decision". (more...)
Boxer's Devastating Punch Lands Him World Record for Fastest Title Knockout EVER Boxer's Devastating Punch Lands Him World Record for Fastest Title Knockout EVER
- November 21, 2017

Yet the two bantamweight fighters would've been left with contrasting emotions. "My trainers are the ones doing the job behind the scenes, I would like to thank them". The previous record was 17 seconds after the bout between Daniel Jimenez and Harald Geier in 1994. Tete's hook, his first punch of the night, hit Gonya square on the chin with brutal force, immediately flooring the South African. (more...)
Mad Max samples new AMG-powered Aston Vantage Mad Max samples new AMG-powered Aston Vantage
- November 21, 2017

The new Aston Martin Vantage features more technology than its relatively low-tech predecessor: advanced stability control systems work together with the car's new electronic differential to make the vehicle as responsive and fun to drive as possible. (more...)
Bellew vs Haye 2 postponed due to David Haye arm injury Bellew vs Haye 2 postponed due to David Haye arm injury
- November 21, 2017

The Liverpudlian and Londoner originally clashed at the O2 Arena back in March, with Bellew securing a shock 11th-round stoppage thanks in large part to Haye having ruptured his achilles tendon. Haye said he had suffered a bicep injury after falling while working out on the stairs. Haye has undergone a procedure to fix the damage and was told by doctors he will make a full recovery. (more...)
Martin Truex Jr. wins 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series title Martin Truex Jr. wins 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series title
- November 21, 2017

Busch, Harvick and Keselowski were each gunning for a second series championship, the three having won previous titles in 2012 (Keselowski), '14 (Harvick) and '15 (Busch). The next win was at the Bank of America 500 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Oct. 8. This story will be updated. "And I'm glad I get to run it", said Earnhardt, Jr. (more...)
Apoel Nicosia v Real Madrid Apoel Nicosia v Real Madrid
- November 21, 2017

The first team to win the UEFA Champions League twice in consecutive years, everyone started to believe that Real Madrid would run through their opponents this season especially after their triumph in the UEFA Super Cup and subsequent humiliation of Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup. (more...)
Mark Andrews named finalist for John Mackey Award Mark Andrews named finalist for John Mackey Award
- November 21, 2017

He shared the honor with Purdue wide receiver Anthony Mahoungou.It was the sixth time this season that Barkley received a weekly honor. Barkley is the first Nittany Lion to be a finalist for both awards since Larry Johnson was in 2002. He is the first Penn State player to ever be picked as a finalist. Gesicki has shaken off a slow start to his collegiate career and has transformed into a unsafe weapon for the Nittany Lions. (more...)
Dortmund vs. Tottenham: Eriksen and Pochettino's point of view Dortmund vs. Tottenham: Eriksen and Pochettino's point of view
- November 21, 2017

Mustafi's thwarting of Kane reflected the sustained defiance from back to front, all of Arsène Wenger's players performing with an intensity they need to take to... Pochettino said it shows how far Spurs have come in recent seasons that they were heavily criticised after losing to Arsenal. Spurs Under-23s went down 3-2 at home against Chelsea in Premier League 2 action. (more...)
Georgia Dome goes out with a bang in scheduled implosion Georgia Dome goes out with a bang in scheduled implosion
- November 21, 2017

The Weather Channel might have captured the flawless shot of the Georgia Dome imploding after 25 years of use. The Georgia World Congress Center Authority estimated 12 seconds for all the explosives to go off, plus another 3 seconds for grandstands to be on the ground. (more...)
APOEL Nicosia v Real Madrid: Routine win for holders in Champions League APOEL Nicosia v Real Madrid: Routine win for holders in Champions League
- November 21, 2017

But Ronaldo has produced six goals in the Champions League , including a brace in the 3-0 win at home to APOEL in September. Giorgos Donis' side are no pushovers, as Zidane noted in his pre-match news conference, but the Greek tactician, in his second spell at the club, will be without keeper Boy Waterman and experienced Bulgaria global defender Zhivko Milanov on Tuesday. (more...)
Brighton boss Chris Hughton: 'Performance wasn't good enough against Stoke City' Brighton boss Chris Hughton: 'Performance wasn't good enough against Stoke City'
- November 21, 2017

The visitors took the lead in the 27th minute through Cameroonian worldwide Eric Choupo-Moting who capitalised on poor defending to put Stoke ahead after he was set up by Xherdan Shaqiri . " Brighton didn't create too much of note so we are disappointed with the goals we conceded", said Stoke boss Mark Hughes . But within two minutes the visitors had restored their lead, a corner striking Brighton captain Bruno on the back and Zouma throwing himself at the loose ball to head in his ... (more...)