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Linked Ralf Rangnick expected to extend RB Leipzig contract Linked Ralf Rangnick expected to extend RB Leipzig contract
- November 23, 2017

Though Silva was coy about Everton's approach, he has shown no inclination to resign - meaning it looks certain he will stay at Vicarage Road this season. Rangnick has not held a permanent first-team managerial position since he left Schalke in 2011, but was surprisingly touted as a potential new Blues boss in the summer of 2016 before Koeman took over from the sacked Roberto Martinez. (more...)
C of I to celebrate 5th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony C of I to celebrate 5th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony
- November 23, 2017

The highlight will be the arrival of Santa Claus on a fire truck at 5 p.m.to flick the "magic switch" lighting the tree. With a promising weather forecast on the horizon, Rogers said he expected as many as 10,000 people, mandating multiple road closures and safety precautions. (more...)
Heat hold on to put end to Celtics winning streak Heat hold on to put end to Celtics winning streak
- November 23, 2017

Trailing by 16 points at the start of the fourth quarter, Boston made it a single-digit game (91-84) following a 3-pointer by Tatum. The Celtics cut a 16-point deficit to 66-58 on Smart's jumper with 4:09 remaining in the third quarter. The team shot 33 per cent in the first half. Miami, however, outscored Boston 13-5 the remainder of the quarter. The biggest offenders included Horford (1-for-7) and three players (Smart, Morris, Rozier) all shooting 1-for-5. (more...)
Glenn Maxwell called up as cover for David Warner for Gabba Test Glenn Maxwell called up as cover for David Warner for Gabba Test
- November 23, 2017

Shaun Marsh has joined David Warner on the injury-watch list after pulling up from training with a stiff back on the eve of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane. You have little niggles and he's confident that he'll be okay. Australia confirmed Maxwell's name soon after Smith's comments. Maxwell has played Australia's four most recent Test matches, in India and Bangladesh, and scored his maiden Test hundred in Ranchi in March. (more...)
Graft cases: Nawaz Sharif, kin appear in court Graft cases: Nawaz Sharif, kin appear in court
- November 23, 2017

Sharif and his two sons - Hussain and Hassan - are nominated in all three references whereas Maryam and her husband are only accused in one. At the end of July Sharif resigned as head of government, leader of the PML-N and parliamentarian after been disbarred by the Supreme Court of Justice after investigating the accounts in tax havens of his children, unveiled in the so-called Panama Papers. (more...)
Former Everton and Nigeria striker Yakubu retires Former Everton and Nigeria striker Yakubu retires
- November 23, 2017

Aiyegbeni announced his retirement from professional football on Wednesday while celebrating his 35th birthday. "I want to appreciate God for a successful career because I never had any career-threatened injury", he said in exclusive interview with New Telegraph from Tel Aviv, Israel. (more...)
Patriots release DE Cassius Marsh, sign DL off Bills practice squad Patriots release DE Cassius Marsh, sign DL off Bills practice squad
- November 23, 2017

He played just two defensive snaps and six on special teams on Sunday against the Raiders in Mexico City, allowing a 25-yard rush off the edge to Marshawn Lynch in the second quarter. Lee joined the Bills at the start of the 2017 season after getting cut by the Houston Texans, with whom he started his career as an undrafted free agent in 2016. (more...)
Clippers' Patrick Beverley Out Indefinitely After Right Knee Surgery Clippers' Patrick Beverley Out Indefinitely After Right Knee Surgery
- November 23, 2017

Beverley had missed five games from November 10 through November 18 with a sore right knee and returned for the Clippers' blowout loss to the New York Knicks on Monday. "But I feel worse for Patrick, especially with his spirit and how he plays the game". Beverley played 22 minutes 14 seconds and scored nine points on three-for-eight shooting against the Knicks . (more...)
LaVar Ball's 'Ball in the Family' Reality Show Announced for Season 2 LaVar Ball's 'Ball in the Family' Reality Show Announced for Season 2
- November 23, 2017

The president included: "Wash, you might have spent Thanksgiving for the next 5-10 years with your son inside China, with no National Basketball Association contract to back you up". His full tweets were "It wasn't the White House, it wasn't the State Department, it wasn't father LaVar's so-called people on the ground in China that got his son out of a long term prison sentence - IT WAS ME. (more...)
Vols' dismiss WR Jauan Jennings after Instagram video calling coaches snakes Vols' dismiss WR Jauan Jennings after Instagram video calling coaches snakes
- November 23, 2017

In a statement, interim HC Brady Hoke said that the decision to dismiss Jennings was made "in consultation" with AD Jack Currie. "Representing the University of Tennessee football program is a privilege", Hoke concluded. He said the "coaching staff (is) holding us back" and asked that Tennessee officials "bring us a coaching staff that's honest". Kelly played in just two games this season. (more...)
Marquette falls to Wichita State in Maui Invitational Marquette falls to Wichita State in Maui Invitational
- November 23, 2017

Bonzie Colson continues to be a double-double threat averaging 17.5 points and 9.5 rebounds in the first two games. Sampson rolled his left ankle landing on the foot of a Notre Dame player after a jump shot. Notre Dame struggled a bit past year against West Virginia's press in the NCAA Tournament. "We've got to get some of these guys ready to go tomorrow and really step up". (more...)
Josh Gordon gets 1st practice back with Browns Josh Gordon gets 1st practice back with Browns
- November 23, 2017

Gordon, who put in some work with quarterback DeShone Kizer on Monday, can't return to game action until December 3. "I think he is in really good shape. Gordon led the league with 1,646 yards receiving and scored nine touchdowns in 2013 despite being suspended for two games. The Browns can't wait to see if he can get close to that level again. (more...)
49ers remain in no rush to start Jimmy Garoppolo at QB 49ers remain in no rush to start Jimmy Garoppolo at QB
- November 23, 2017

And whoever's triggering it from the quarterback spot, we're going to go play football. Jimmy Garoppolo is still on hold, despite taking most of the bye week to learn the basics of 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan's offense. They've got a style of offense", Carroll said. In the short term, questions still abound about when Garoppolo will make his 49ers debut. "The work ethic, the intangibles and the skill set, like I said, of course, with as little as he's played, some of this is projection ... (more...)
Chiefs Sign Darrelle Revis Chiefs Sign Darrelle Revis
- November 23, 2017

Darrelle Revis can be thankful for a new contract this holiday season. Revis, 32, figures to bolster the league's 28th-ranked pass defense. Revis is a seven-time Pro Bowler and has earned First Team All-Pro honors four times. For his career, he has 29 picks and 12 fumble recoveries playing for the Jets, Buccaneers and Patriots. Revis, a seven-time Pro Bowler, overlapped in NY for six years when Sutton, now Kansas City's defensive coordinator, was an assistant under both Eric Mangin. (more...)
Police and Union Rescue mission deliver turkeys to needy families in Wichita Police and Union Rescue mission deliver turkeys to needy families in Wichita
- November 22, 2017

At least 1500 meals are nearly ready to be served on Thanksgiving. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many people are trying to find out how they can give. Riley's Thanksgiving-meal crew will include 12 volunteers, some of whom will assist with preparations, while others will be serving food and driving meals to homebound clients. (more...)
Texas A&M will fire Kevin Sumlin after LSU game Texas A&M will fire Kevin Sumlin after LSU game
- November 22, 2017

Sumlin said Wednesday that "I haven't talked to Scott since Saturday (after A&M's 31-24 win at Ole Miss), so there hasn't been any discussions about that". Our staff and our coaches have done a nice job of handling it. Dealing with adversity, that's what life is about. This is another learning experience. (more...)
Snoop Dogg defends Marshawn Lynch and LaVar Ball: 'F**k Trump!' Snoop Dogg defends Marshawn Lynch and LaVar Ball: 'F**k Trump!'
- November 22, 2017

Trump tweeted that he should have left them in jail. His Twitter outburst resulted in a higher level of alienation than usual, as even Neil Cavuto told him to start acting more presidential. He added: "Let's suspend your ass motherf**ker". We f*ck with Mexicans, n****, they the homies. His tirade is only 43 seconds long but manages to drive the point home that he's extremely unhappy with Trump as a person and president. (more...)
The Clippers' Nightmare Season Gets Worse After Patrick Beverley Had Knee Surgery The Clippers' Nightmare Season Gets Worse After Patrick Beverley Had Knee Surgery
- November 22, 2017

After missing five straight games with soreness in the knee, Beverley returned to the Clippers' starting lineup for Wednesday's game at NY. In that contest, Beverley logged 22 minutes. The Clippers have lost nine games in a row. Sindarius Thornwell will likely be the L.A.'s starting PG moving forward, but with averages of just 8.4 points, 1.4 triples, 1.4 assists and 1.0 steal per game through five starts, he's basically just a deep league guy. (more...)
Heavyweights Clash In Champions League As Juventus Host Barcelona
- November 22, 2017

Juventus have confirmed that Giorgio Chiellini will be out of the Old Lady's Champions League match with Barcelona on Wednesday after picking up an injury at the weekend. "Historically, we've had some hiccups at this stage of previous seasons too, but we've always done well over the course of the whole campaign", he said of the six-time reigning Serie A champions. (more...)
UEFA to investigate Dani Carvajal booking in Real Madrid's Nicosia win UEFA to investigate Dani Carvajal booking in Real Madrid's Nicosia win
- November 22, 2017

Tottenham Hotspur have won the Group H but Real have also already guaranteed themselves a place in the last 16 with the victory over the Cypriot champions. UEFA's Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body will further investigate the incident, however, to examine whether the Spain global was guilty of breaching Article 15 of its regulations, which relates to deliberately receiving a yellow card. (more...)
Ray Allen Says He's Victim Of Catfishing Scheme Ray Allen Says He's Victim Of Catfishing Scheme
- November 22, 2017

Turns out, Ray Allen (who has been married for nearly 10 years, btw) was being Catfished by a man pretending to be "a number of attractive women", he said . Allen's attorneys were reached for comment and they blasted Coleman's claims. "There has never been and never will be a relationship or friendship between Ray Allen and Mr. (more...)
Chip Kelly Will Reportedly Decide Between These Two College Job Openings Chip Kelly Will Reportedly Decide Between These Two College Job Openings
- November 22, 2017

ESPN's Mark Schlabach reports Kelly met with UCLA days after the Bruins fired Jim Mora and is expected to decide between that job and the Florida Gators . He's immediately been on the list for any prominent job opening at the college level, but Florida and UCLA have emerged as Kelly's top two options. Kelly is of course no stranger to the Pac-12, with a 46-7 record over four seasons at OR (2009-2012) before taking a job in the National Football League with the Philadelphia Eagles . (more...)
Louisville basketball: School announces Brian Bowen will not play for Cardinals Louisville basketball: School announces Brian Bowen will not play for Cardinals
- November 22, 2017

On November 2, the FBI informed Louisville that it could begin its own investigation into the allegations with an eye on determining Bowen's eligibility and possibly re-instating him. Bowen was suspended indefinitely following details of the report , and has since been cleared by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The investigation has resulted in firings last month of Cardinals coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich. (more...)
Glenn Maxwell added to the squad as cover for David Warner Glenn Maxwell added to the squad as cover for David Warner
- November 22, 2017

Unfortunately for him, he is yet to feature in the baggy green at home and there are very slim chances of Warner missing out who clutched his neck during the fielding drill on Tuesday. Selectors made a decision to fly Glenn Maxwell into Brisbane as batting cover in case Warner is unable to play, leaving recently deposed Australian opener Matthew Renshaw free to play a domestic first-class match for Queensland. (more...)
Joseph Parker issues Anthony Joshua demands Joseph Parker issues Anthony Joshua demands
- November 22, 2017

At a press conference on Wednesday, Team Parker sought to prove Joshua had a "glass jaw" by showing footage of the world champion being floored. It is the fight that Parker and his team insist that they want but only for what they regard as a fair deal. (more...)