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The predictable LaVar Ball-Lakers war is coming The predictable LaVar Ball-Lakers war is coming
- November 22, 2017

It's freakish to hear the coach of an National Basketball Association team say he's tuning out what his players' parents think of his coaching. LaVar had also blamed coach Steve Alford for UCLA's defeat at the hands of Kentucky in the Final Four stages of the NCAA tournament. (more...)
President Donald Trump hits out at Roger Goodell in series of tweets
- November 22, 2017

Donald Trump thinks that staying in the locker room would be nearly as bad as kneeling. President Trump blasted the NFL in a tweet on Wednesday after a report said the league is considering keeping players in the locker room during the national anthem next year if protests continue through the rest of this season, saying that's "almost as bad as kneeling". (more...)
Chelsea Manager Antonio Conte Hints At Rotating His Team Against Qarabag Chelsea Manager Antonio Conte Hints At Rotating His Team Against Qarabag
- November 22, 2017

Conte, whose side had to set off from London on Monday, further noted that upcoming opponents Liverpool played Sevilla on Tuesday and added "whoever prepared the fixtures for the league must pay great attention". BT Sport have all the broadcast rights to Champions League and Europa League action in the UK. "It was the same when we played Atletico Madrid away and we came back to London at 5am (on Thursday morning) and then played on Saturday against Manchester City who had played the ... (more...)
Bills Name Tyrod Taylor Starting Quarterback vs. Chiefs Over Nathan Peterman Bills Name Tyrod Taylor Starting Quarterback vs. Chiefs Over Nathan Peterman
- November 22, 2017

On Wednesday, McDermott announced that Taylor would reclaim the starting role as the Bills face the Kansas City Chiefs , stating, "Tyrod Taylor will be our starting QB this week". With the Bills still in the hunt for a playoff spot at 5-5, the team opted to return to the established veteran for at least Week 12. Sunday will be the second start of his career against the Chiefs for Buffalo. (more...)
No clarity on player retention at IPL meeting No clarity on player retention at IPL meeting
- November 22, 2017

Two franchises - Kings XI and Rajasthan Royals , the latter being the second franchise to return having served a two-year suspension - informed the BCCI that they wanted to build their teams from the scratch and did not want any retentions or RTMs. (more...)
Robert Kubica handed Williams test outing in Abu Dhabi Robert Kubica handed Williams test outing in Abu Dhabi
- November 22, 2017

Kubica, Paul di Resta, Pascal Wehrlein and Daniil Kvyat are thought to be vying to be Lance Stroll's team-mate next season. Massa is retiring from the sport after this weekend's race. Polish driver Robert Kubica will test for Williams again in Abu Dhabi next week as he presses for a Formula One comeback with the former world champions. (more...)
Kevin Durant (ankle) questionable tomorrow; Golden State Warriors reunite with legends Kevin Durant (ankle) questionable tomorrow; Golden State Warriors reunite with legends
- November 22, 2017

Durant has played only once in OKC since his controversial decision to join the Warriors back in the summer of 2016 (he sat out the second game between the two teams last March), and the fans let him have it with a chorus of boos and cupcake signs. (more...)
Jerry Jones will not sue National Football League over Roger Goodell's contract extension Jerry Jones will not sue National Football League over Roger Goodell's contract extension
- November 22, 2017

His decision comes 24 hours after the compensation committee denied Jones' request that all National Football League team owners be included in a final vote for the commissioner's contract. In the letter, the committee said his actions "reflects conduct unbefitting an owner and is damaging to the League". The other owners, upset over Jones' actions, have looked at ways to sanction him. (more...)
Champions League: What Sevilla manager, Berizzo told players before comeback against Liverpool Champions League: What Sevilla manager, Berizzo told players before comeback against Liverpool
- November 22, 2017

However, Sevilla battled back in the second half and claimed a 3-3 draw , with Guido Pizarro scoring an injury-time equaliser. Diario de Sevilla broke the news last night and reported that the 48-year old told his players the devastating news at half-time. (more...)
Late charge pushes Lakers past Bulls Late charge pushes Lakers past Bulls
- November 22, 2017

The Los Angeles Lakers trailed the Bulls by 14 points at halftime Tuesday, but it clawed its way back with a strong second-half performance. Los Angeles would drop a 30-spot on the Bulls in the third quarter to climb back into the game, holding Chicago to 19 points. (more...)
Could Liverpool use Daniel Sturridge to finally land Virgil van Dijk? Could Liverpool use Daniel Sturridge to finally land Virgil van Dijk?
- November 22, 2017

The injury-prone striker has scored two goals in four starts and four substitute appearances in the Premier League ahead of next summer's World Cup in Russian Federation. Really I can imagine that. "There are so many games before then and I need everyone". "I don't think one of the big six would take him so it is a big decision what he does", Thompson said . (more...)
'The Good Place' Renewed for Season 3 'The Good Place' Renewed for Season 3
- November 22, 2017

Like the first two, it will run for 13 episodes. Still, despite the extended holiday break for the NBC series, the network obviously has a great deal of confidence in it since The Good Place is confirmed to return for a third outing. In addition to Bell, Harper and Danson, the series also stars Jameela Jamil, D'Arcy Carden and Manny Jacinto. Are you excited to see more of The Good Place? Undoubtedly, the twist in the season 1 finale piqued the interest of many who didn't originally ... (more...)
Chris Smalling hits back at Gareth Southgate after England snub Chris Smalling hits back at Gareth Southgate after England snub
- November 22, 2017

The Red Devils defender was given six anaesthetic injections in the build-up to the Three Lions' friendly game against Germany in the recently concluded global break and was played from the start by manager Gareth Southgate . Mourinho said: "I hope he doesn't get his spot because somebody comes back injured, he back comes injured, Jones back comes injured, and real injuries, because there are other injuries where the players can not play on the Wednesday and are ideal for the Saturday". (more...)
Emery: PSG focused for 'difficult' game against Celtic
- November 22, 2017

Moussa Dembele , a former PSG player from Paris. "For us, the Champions League is very important", the PSG boss told reporters. " I knew him at the training centre, even though I am a little older ". "The first games were really good for us and our team has shown that we are really committed to win in this competition, we want to go far". "Celtic are a good team, they have very good players who all play in their respective national teams, they want to win and they are good in the ... (more...)
Jose Mourinho: 'Zlatan Ibrahimovic in no condition to start' Jose Mourinho: 'Zlatan Ibrahimovic in no condition to start'
- November 22, 2017

The United boss again took aim at the Football Association after ruling Jones out of Wednesday's Champions League match at Basel and this weekend's return to Premier League action at home to Brighton. Henrikh Mkhitaryan was left out of the squad against Newcastle but has travelled to Basel and could return. "There are always questions about somebody in a certain moment, a certain match and a certain period that didn't play". (more...)
Former Colt Edgerrin James semifinalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame Former Colt Edgerrin James semifinalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame
- November 22, 2017

Former Vikings Randy Moss and Steve Hutchinson are among six first-year eligible candidates to make the field of 27 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2018, the hall announced Tuesday evening. The Class of 2017 will be selected from the Modern Era finalists, the senior finalists and the contributor finalist. The voting for the Class of 2017 will be conducted at the 48-member Pro Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee's annual meeting, which will be held in ... (more...)
MLB, players' union, NPB agree on new posting system, AP source says MLB, players' union, NPB agree on new posting system, AP source says
- November 22, 2017

As for the new posting rules, this offseason has actually been grandfathered under the past rules, according to Jon Morosi of MLB.com . While teams would prefer he focus on pitching, the 6-foot-4, 220-pound Ohtani is also a risky left-handed hitter, with legitimate power and a desire to hit in the major leagues as well. (more...)
Joe Morgan asks voters to block PED users from Hall of Fame Joe Morgan asks voters to block PED users from Hall of Fame
- November 22, 2017

In an open letter , he vociferously condemned steroid usage and claimed any offender should be banned from possible entry into the Hall of Fame. The bad news for Joe Morgan and the Hall of Fame is that the Hall of Fame isn't some hallowed sanctuary, and has been full of guys-including key members of the Big Red Machine-who didn't always "play the game hard and right" ever since its inception. (more...)
Raiders fire defensive coordinator Ken Norton Raiders fire defensive coordinator Ken Norton
- November 22, 2017

Norton was Irvin's linebacker coach with the Seattle Seahawks from 2012-2014, and he had been his defensive coordinator since Irvin joined the Raiders in 2016. Raiders outside linebacker Bruce Irvin reacted negatively to the news of Norton being fired . Pagano was hired as the assistant head coach earlier in the offseason. (more...)
Bowlsby and Big 12 Issue Pathetic Bowlsby and Big 12 Issue Pathetic "Reprimand" to OU's Mayfield
- November 22, 2017

No one requested Jeremiah Booker for an interview ahead of Tuesday afternoon's Kansas football media availability. "We've just got to make those plays". In their place we're going to send our seniors out to be the captains this week in an attempt to give these guys the proper honoring that they deserve". (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku playing together will boost Red Devils Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku playing together will boost Red Devils
- November 22, 2017

But that wasn't all Ibra brought with him on his return, while Sky pundit Jamie Carragher analysed the match on Monday Night Football , he spotted what the ex-Sweden worldwide said to Romelu Lukaku. The Swede made his first appearance in some seven months after coming on as a 77th-minute substitute during Saturday's 4-1 win over Newcastle, having fully recovered an ACL ligament tear. (more...)
Ange Postecoglou stands down as Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou stands down as Socceroos coach
- November 22, 2017

The FFA will now begin the search for a new coach. "I think I'll have a sense of unfinished business but that might have been there whenever I left". Last month a report emerged claiming Postecoglou would quit his post after the decisive intercontinental playoff against Honduras, regardless of the result. (more...)
Conte Wary Of Qarabag Upset, Rules Out Moses, Moans About Chelsea Schedule Conte Wary Of Qarabag Upset, Rules Out Moses, Moans About Chelsea Schedule
- November 22, 2017

This is a very similar situation to when we faced Manchester City . "Whoever prepares the fixtures for the league must pay great attention". I don't want to find an excuse, but this is the reality. Batshauyi and Moses are not available for tomorrow's game, also Musonda and Kenedy . On league leaders Man City, he said, "It is hard to think that you can catch Man City with the way they are now playing, but the top teams have to try to fight until the end". (more...)
Joe Root unfazed by Nathan Lyon's comments ahead of the Ashes Joe Root unfazed by Nathan Lyon's comments ahead of the Ashes
- November 22, 2017

They were beaten 5-0 on their last tour of Australia in 2013-14 . But Root said his squad are more baffled than intimidated by the pre-match "sledging". The eight that took place beforehand were all won by Australia. Four years on, only three players remain for the hosts - Lyon, captain Steve Smith and opening batsman David Warner. (more...)
Atletico Madrid attacker Griezmann: Manchester United move a possibility Atletico Madrid attacker Griezmann: Manchester United move a possibility
- November 22, 2017

Griezmann also reveals that Pep Guardiola wanted him for Barcelona's B side and that before the World Cup in Brazil 2014, he would have signed for Tottenham, who thought of him to replace Gareth Bale. Antoine Griezmann has cooled talks about a potential exit from Atletico Madrid after confirming that he has not spoken to club president Enrique Cerezo about leaving. (more...)