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England boss Gareth Southgate 'will not write off' tournament England boss Gareth Southgate 'will not write off' tournament
- December 01, 2017

But England's relatively poor recent record means they will be in pot two and could be paired with the likes of defending champions Germany, Brazil, Argentina or France. Chief News Reporter Bryan Swanson will be reporting from the Red Square in the build up to the World Cup draw, live on Sky Sports News from 8am . "We've got to remember where we are starting from with this group of young players". (more...)
What are Arsenal's options against Man Utd without Alexandre Lacazette? What are Arsenal's options against Man Utd without Alexandre Lacazette?
- December 01, 2017

The North London side have a few injury concerns ahead of Saturday's match with Alexandre Lacazette ruled out after suffering a groin injury against Huddersfield and Alexis Sanchez coming off in the same game with a hamstring injury. "I haven't seen them a lot [this season] and it's not down to me to judge the way they play". Arsenal welcome United having won their previous three Premier League games to move into the Premier League top four. (more...)
Swansea tipped to make January move for Solanke Swansea tipped to make January move for Solanke
- December 01, 2017

The 20-year-old attacker was named the player of the tournament at the U20 World Cup, scoring five goals as England won the competition and his potential has been recognised in recent weeks as he was handed his senior global debut earlier this month. (more...)
Michigan State blitzes Notre Dame with near-flawless opening 10 minutes Michigan State blitzes Notre Dame with near-flawless opening 10 minutes
- December 01, 2017

Sometimes Michigan State beat the Irish down floor and scored before their defense was even set. On top of that, both the ACC and the Big 10 are expanding their conference schedules from 18 games to 20. Maryland took undefeated Syracuse down to the buzzer thanks to the 3-point shooting of sophomore Kevin Huerter . UTRGV kept the game close through 3 1/2 quarters based on the Aggies' struggles from the free throw line. (more...)
Mike Leach offered University of Tennessee head coach position Mike Leach offered University of Tennessee head coach position
- December 01, 2017

The long and disastrous Tennessee Volunteers head coaching search could soon come to a culmination. The Volunteers suffered a particularly embarrassing loss to the University of Missouri on November 11, their fifth loss in the past six games. (more...)
Sportsnet fires analyst Gregg Zaun over 'inappropriate behaviour and comments' Sportsnet fires analyst Gregg Zaun over 'inappropriate behaviour and comments'
- December 01, 2017

Sportsnet reported that there were no allegations of physical or sexual harassment. Rogers Media president Rick Brace announced the firing in a statement Thursday. Zaun did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Zaun was promoted to a full-time gig as a Sportsnet baseball analyst in 2011. Gregg Zaun when asked by the Globe and Mail in 2014 about whether his honesty as an broadcast analyst may have upset some players and ball clubs. (more...)
Beyonce Has the Most 'Liked' Instagram Post of 2017 Beyonce Has the Most 'Liked' Instagram Post of 2017
- December 01, 2017

The soccer star received more than 8.2 million "likes" for the post - and we can see why! However, no one could hold a candle to one of the most culturally enormous photos in recent memory: Beyoncé's February 1 pic announcement that she was pregnant with twins. (more...)
Big Sam brought in to steady the ship at struggling Everton Big Sam brought in to steady the ship at struggling Everton
- December 01, 2017

He is expected to take his long-standing assistant Sammy Lee, a former Liverpool player, and former Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare, who was part of his England coaching set-up, to Goodison Park. Having spent heavy to bring in reinforcements over the summer, Everton have struggled to click this season; the Toffees now sit 17th in the Premier League, two points above the drop zone, and have already been dumped out of the Europa League, following a disastrous showing in the group stage. (more...)
League honors Barkley twice League honors Barkley twice
- December 01, 2017

Barrett was the quarterback of the Big Ten East champs, throwing for 2,728 yards to go with 33 touchdowns and only 7 interceptions. Barkley claims his second-straight Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year and is the first player to do so since Ohio State's Braxton Miller in 2012 and 2013. (more...)
Pitino files breach of contract lawsuit against ULAA Pitino files breach of contract lawsuit against ULAA
- December 01, 2017

The Athletics Association fired Pitino with cause meaning they did not have to pay out his contract. In a press release announcing the lawsuit, Pitino's attorney Steve Pence stated that ULAA breached the contract first by placing him on administrative leave without proving a 10-day advance notice and opportunity to be heard, and then by later firing him for "cause" without legal justification. (more...)
Real To Ditch De Gea Pursuit For Former La Liga Star Real To Ditch De Gea Pursuit For Former La Liga Star
- December 01, 2017

Then there was a report which stated Real the Old Trafford club may give green signal to De Gea if his counterpart Keylor Navas switched to Manchester. Los Blancos are trying to sort the goalkeeping woes since Casillas's departure in 2015. At the moment, you could argue that's something Madrid don't have in Navas, who made a glaring error on his return to the team on Tuesday in the 2-2 draw with Fuenlabrada . (more...)
Jameis Winston confident he'll be vindicated in NFL's investigation Jameis Winston confident he'll be vindicated in NFL's investigation
- December 01, 2017

The driver did not file a police report, but she did file a complaint with Uber, which resulted in Winston no longer being permitted to use Uber. The driver alleged Winston "behaved poorly" as soon as he got in the auto, and then asked her to stop at a drive-thru restaurant during the ride. (more...)
Red Sox In 'Active Talks' With White Sox For Jose Abreu Red Sox In 'Active Talks' With White Sox For Jose Abreu
- November 30, 2017

Boston, along with the Milwaukee Brewers and Houston Astros , was among the four final teams for Abreu before he eventually signed with the White Sox in 2014. The Red Sox, meanwhile, have just two prospects in MLB.com's top-100 rankings: pitcher Jay Groome and third baseman Michael Chavis. If Stanton falls through, what do you think about the Cardinals pursuing Jose Abreu of the White Sox? It now looks like Boston is checking in on those other options. (more...)
Dave Doeren turns down Tennessee offer, will remain at NC State Dave Doeren turns down Tennessee offer, will remain at NC State
- November 30, 2017

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Conor McGregor's Dad Responds to Rumors UFC Champ's in Danger Conor McGregor's Dad Responds to Rumors UFC Champ's in Danger
- November 30, 2017

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Moscow set for 2018 World Cup draw amid litany of issues Moscow set for 2018 World Cup draw amid litany of issues
- November 30, 2017

Ally McLeod's side were originally put into Argentina's group, however, after much confusion the officials acknowledged a mistake had been made and eventually announced that it would be Belgium that would be taking their place - thank goodness BBC commentator Archie MacPherson was paying attention. (more...)
Manipur's Mirabai Chanu Makes India Proud, Bags Gold in Anaheim Manipur's Mirabai Chanu Makes India Proud, Bags Gold in Anaheim
- November 30, 2017

Chanu scripted history on Wednesday as she became the first Indian woman in over two decades to clinch gold at the 2017 World Weightlifting Championship in Anaheim, USA . "We proud of you, Manipur is the power house of Indian Sports.India's Mirabai Chanu wins gold at World Weightlifting Championships ". It must be noted that some of the world's top weightlifting nations such as Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Azerbaijan could not take part in the competition because of the ... (more...)
Carmelo Anthony says it's too early for the Thunder to panic Carmelo Anthony says it's too early for the Thunder to panic
- November 30, 2017

The defense has been outstanding so far, but the offense must improve, and I am sure the results will come. The Orlando Magic also need a victory here to snap a nine-game losing streak. The Orlando Magic are averaging 107.3 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 111 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Frank Vogel cannot count on the rookie power forward Jonathan Isaac who is out with an ankle injury and will miss the ninth straight match, while the good news is that Adreian Payne ... (more...)
The only victor from the ongoing Tennessee debacle is Lane Kiffin The only victor from the ongoing Tennessee debacle is Lane Kiffin
- November 30, 2017

Tennessee initially had an agreement in place with ex-Rutgers coach Greg Schiano, before backing out of the deal following enormous backlash from fans and Tennessee politicians as a result of Schiano's alleged ties to the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State. (more...)
Ben Stokes signs with Canterbury ahead of NZ domestic competition on Sunday Ben Stokes signs with Canterbury ahead of NZ domestic competition on Sunday
- November 30, 2017

The New Zealand-born cricketer landed in Christchurch on Wednesday to visit family, but wouldn't answer questions about his cricketing plans. On Wednesday, the police passed their findings of the investigation to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for advice on whether Stokes should be charged. (more...)
Arsenal won't sell Ozil, Sanchez in January - Wenger Arsenal won't sell Ozil, Sanchez in January - Wenger
- November 30, 2017

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Oregon State picks Jonathan Smith Oregon State picks Jonathan Smith
- November 30, 2017

Oregon State was one of the first schools in the country to have its head coaching job open up, and the first among power-conference schools. Smith is now the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the University of Washington. This year, the Huskies sit second in the Pac-12 in scoring despite having an assortment of injuries to key offensive players. In 2012, he joined Chris Petersen's staff at Boise State, where he was the quarterbacks coach for the Broncos for two years. (more...)
Antoine Griezmann Reveals Why He'll Never Join Arsenal
- November 29, 2017

Antoine Griezmann has again openly broached the possibility of joining Manchester United in an autobiography in which he comes across as a very likeable and engaging person but which might also suggest the France global is in need of more professional career guidance. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather considering one more fight Floyd Mayweather considering one more fight
- November 29, 2017

Mayweather compiled a ideal record of 50 wins and no defeats during a glittering pro career that began way back in October 1996. Having retired as the wealthiest pugilist of all time with a ideal 50-0 record, Mayweather boasted he is being paid for the current trip to the far east. (more...)
Nikola Mirotic accepts Bobby Portis' apology, but situation remains precarious Nikola Mirotic accepts Bobby Portis' apology, but situation remains precarious
- November 29, 2017

Nikola Mirotic is expected to speak with the media, which means he'll finally have the chance to tell his side of what happened at practice on October 17. He's a part of the team. The "give him hands" reference was in response to a question of a Tribune photo of Mirotic fist-bumping Portis as he left the court Tuesday night, not more physical issues between the two. (more...)