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Nets acquire 76ers' Okafor, Stauskas Nets acquire 76ers' Okafor, Stauskas
- December 08, 2017

The 76ers have traded Okafor to the Brooklyn Nets , along with Canadian guard Nik Stauskas and a second-round draft pick for power forward Trevor Booker . As for whether the Sixers should be anxious about this trade coming back to haunt them down the road when considering the Nets are in the same division, well let's just say Okafor hasn't given the team any reason for panic. (more...)
India's chances 'very good' on Wassenaar membership says Russian Federation India's chances 'very good' on Wassenaar membership says Russian Federation
- December 08, 2017

About Indian application for the membership of Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), Ryabkjov said that India's application can not be "interlinked" with that of Pakistan and that Moscow is discussing the issue with Beijing at different levels. (more...)
Everton boss Allardyce to miss Europa League game at Apollon Everton boss Allardyce to miss Europa League game at Apollon
- December 07, 2017

Everton can not qualify from Group E after what has been nothing short of a disastrous European venture this season. In Allardyce's absence, Ferguson and Shakespeare, who was at the helm for part of Leicester's Champions League run last term, are set to take charge of an inexperienced XI. (more...)
Chicago Cubs agree to deal with Tyler Chatwood Chicago Cubs agree to deal with Tyler Chatwood
- December 07, 2017

A six-year Major League Baseball veteran, Chatwood spent the past five years with the Colorado Rockies . He's spent his last six big league seasons in Colorado after debuting in 2011 with the Los Angeles Angels . Chatwood sported a 6.01 ERA and 1.68 WHIP at hitter-friendly Coors Field a year ago, but his numbers on the road indicate the Cubs may have acquired a nice under-the-radar starting pitcher: 3.49 ERA, 1.23 WHIP. (more...)
LaMelo Ball will never play college basketball after signing with agent LaMelo Ball will never play college basketball after signing with agent
- December 07, 2017

LiAngelo and the other two freshmen were serving an indefinite suspension for the scandal, but LaVar told ESPN he was frustrated by the school's inability to reach a swift resolution. "I'm letting Harrison handle all that, but I know there are a few teams interested". For example, 2017 draftee Frank Ntilikina played professionally for three years before being drafted as a 19-year-old, and potential 2018 top pick Luka Doncic is in the midst of his fourth professional season at age 18. (more...)
Bills' Tre'Davious White blasts Rob Gronkowski: He's a dirty player Bills' Tre'Davious White blasts Rob Gronkowski: He's a dirty player
- December 07, 2017

Clark, who described the play as "awful", "cheap" and "dirty", also said he was unhappy with how White's teammates responded to Gronkowski's late hit. He will not play for Week 14 in the Patriots' game against the Miami Dolphins. While Gronk leveled the now-disciplined forearm to White's head, Danny Amendola was getting into it with another Bills player, drawing more flags. (more...)
Former Giants star hits back at 'ridiculous' flag football rant Former Giants star hits back at 'ridiculous' flag football rant
- December 07, 2017

And I'm sure there were plenty of guys who wore leather helmets in their day crying about how soft the game was back when Jack Tatum was paralyzing dudes on the field in the 70s. "We've got to get better leadership as who's running the league". "You know what I'm saying?" Mitchell declined comment on his tweets from Tuesday criticizing the NFL's suspension methods. (more...)
ASX to replace post-trade systems with Digital Asset technology ASX to replace post-trade systems with Digital Asset technology
- December 07, 2017

The contractor supplying the post-trade clearance system will be Digital Upset, a start-up headed up by former JP Morgan global commodities chief Blythe Masters , pictured left . Consultations on the implementation on the new system will continue in 2018, it says. "While we have a lot more work still to do, today's announcement is a major milestone on that journey". (more...)
Michigan doctor who assaulted gymnasts gets 60 years in prison Michigan doctor who assaulted gymnasts gets 60 years in prison
- December 07, 2017

This is the first of three criminal cases against Nassar, who also is accused of sexually assaulting multiple women and girls over decades as team doctor for USA Gymnastics and in the Michigan State athletic department. "As it turns out, much to my demise, Dr. Nassar was not a doctor, he in fact is, was, and forever shall be, a child molester, and a monster of a human being". (more...)
Barcelona set a new record Champions League Barcelona set a new record Champions League
- December 07, 2017

Simple. Both Manchester clubs and Tottenham are the winners of their groups and the Blues' can't play them in the last 16-stage because clubs from the same country can't face each other in the upcoming stage of the competition. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola went to great lengths to praise group rivals Napoli and Shakhtar Donetsk as two of the top teams in Europe but whatever their level, his squad was still able to qualify with two games to spare. (more...)
Guardiola: My Manchester City side are learning to win in Fergie Time Guardiola: My Manchester City side are learning to win in Fergie Time
- December 07, 2017

Speaking on Sky Sports ahead of City's game against West Ham on Sunday evening John Stones explained what a demanding manager Guardiola is to play for, and while the Englishman has thrived under the Spaniard, other players have not been so lucky. (more...)
Rafael Palmeiro, 53, working on Major League Baseball return Rafael Palmeiro, 53, working on Major League Baseball return
- December 07, 2017

A four-time All-Star first baseman, Palmeiro played for the Chicago Cubs , Texas Rangers and Baltimore Orioles over a 20-year career, racking up more than 500 home runs and 3,000 hits. Julio Franco, who last played in the major leagues for the Atlanta Braves in 2007 at 49, tried a comeback in 2014 for the Fort Worth Cats of the independent United League Baseball. (more...)
Skier Lindsey Vonn says she'll represent USA at Olympics, not Trump Skier Lindsey Vonn says she'll represent USA at Olympics, not Trump
- December 07, 2017

If she wins a gold medal and is invited to come to the White House to celebrate the honor, would she attend? Vonn will more than likely be seen as being disrespectful to Trump, when she is truly staying true to the true spirit of the games. (more...)
Trip to Bilbao on the agenda if Ireland reach Euro 2020 Trip to Bilbao on the agenda if Ireland reach Euro 2020
- December 07, 2017

Cardiff's Principality Stadium and Stockholm's Friends Arena - the venues for last season's finals of the Champions League and Europa League, respectively - had hoped to pick up Brussels' games. The concept of taking Euro 2020 to 13 different countries was devised to allow smaller countries, like Wales, to have a unique opportunity of being involved in staging a major tournament. (more...)
Browns fire GM Sashi Brown, Hue Jackson will return Browns fire GM Sashi Brown, Hue Jackson will return
- December 07, 2017

The move comes as the Browns haven't won a game since last December. "We have to and we've said it before, use resources at that position and go get the right guy that we feel comfortable with to pair them with some of the players we have here to come up with the best quarterback for the Cleveland Browns". (more...)
Arizona hangs on to beat No. 7 Texas A&M 67-64 Arizona hangs on to beat No. 7 Texas A&M 67-64
- December 07, 2017

Texas A&M , on the other hand, had a better effective field goal percentage (0.473 vs. 0.427). Arizona (6-3) picked up a big win against UNLV on Saturday and notched an even bigger one in front of a pro-Wildcats crowd that made Talking Stick Arena feel like McKale Center west. (more...)
Military Appoints New Theatre Commander Removes Army General Leading Against Boko Haram Military Appoints New Theatre Commander Removes Army General Leading Against Boko Haram
- December 07, 2017

Ibrahim assumed duties with scores of suicide bombings, mostly by teenage girls, occurring between May and December. Following to resurgence of Boko Haram attacks in the North-east, Major General Attahiru Ibrahim has been removed from his position as the Theatre Commander of the Lafiya Dole operation. (more...)
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'Shkodran Mustafi an injury doubt for Saints clash' Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'Shkodran Mustafi an injury doubt for Saints clash'
- December 07, 2017

Ice skating violently, I don't think he did that". Giroud, who came on in the 76th minute of Arsenal's disappointing loss to Jose Mourinho's men scored his 100th Arsenal goal in the emphatic 4-2 victory over Alexsandr Yermakovich's men in September. (more...)
Pro golfer withdraws from tournament after freaky finger injury Pro golfer withdraws from tournament after freaky finger injury
- December 07, 2017

The remaining 65 professionals (including ties) proceed to the final two rounds, which will be played on Saturday and Sunday at Firethorn Course. All those Rolex events, 36-holes before a Thursday. "Unfortunately, I don't think I will be able to play this week". South African Louis Oosthuizen was preparing for a homecoming at this week's Joburg Open when he injured himself by jamming his finger in a luggage trolley at the airport on Monday, according to a report on the European Tour's ... (more...)
Champions League last-16 teams confirmed Champions League last-16 teams confirmed
- December 07, 2017

Jose Mourinho's men comfortably won Group A with a total of fifteen points, beating F.C. Basel into second. CSKA Moscow will continue in the UEFA Europa League while Benfica, who did not win a single point, are eliminated. With the likes of Marco Reus, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mario Gotze in their ranks, even an out-of-form Dortmund will be a team Arsenal will want to avoid in the early stages of the Europa League knockout rounds. (more...)
Derrick Rose Rejoins the Cavs to Resume Rehab on Ankle Derrick Rose Rejoins the Cavs to Resume Rehab on Ankle
- December 07, 2017

Cavs General Manager Koby Altmas issued a statement saying that "this has been a very challenging and hard time for Derrick". "I support him, whatever he's going through, and be a shield for him if he wants to use us". "Everyone welcomed him back and is happy he is here, and that's it". Rose has played in only seven of the Cavs' 23 games this season due to an ankle injury, and frustration with his injury led him to a almost two-week self-imposed exile in which he contemplated retirement. (more...)
Ranveer Singh - Rohit Shetty's 'Simmba' to release in Dec 2018 Ranveer Singh - Rohit Shetty's 'Simmba' to release in Dec 2018
- December 07, 2017

This will be the first time people will see him performing so many action sequences. So, Bollywood actor Ranveer and filmmaker Rohit Shetty did the next best thing is brought Karan Johar on board as the producer and decided to make a cop drama called Simmba. (more...)
Twins to extend protective netting at Target Field Twins to extend protective netting at Target Field
- December 07, 2017

The netting will also be extended along the Dugout Box seating area down the foul lines. Jim Folk, the team's vice president of ballpark operations, says the changes balance the interactivity of the game with the top priority of safety. But few teams were quick to adopt that suggestion, reasonable and necessary as it was-when the young girl was struck at Yankee Stadium this year, just 11 of 30 teams had netting that met such guidelines. (more...)
Suzuki, Gadjovich Invited To World Junior Final Camp Suzuki, Gadjovich Invited To World Junior Final Camp
- December 07, 2017

The RECC in Truro will also host two pre-tournament games on Friday, Dec. 8. "Hockey at all levels across the country continues to produce talented and elite-level hockey players that makes our evaluation and selection process a hard one", said Shawn Bullock, Hockey Canada's senior manager of hockey operations and men's national teams. (more...)
Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou Set For UFC 220 on January 20 Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou Set For UFC 220 on January 20
- December 07, 2017

MMAFighting.com has confirmed with sources close to the situation that Micoc will defend his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight title against Ngannou in the main event of UFC 220 . Although dos Santos landed 12 strikes early in the round, including leg kicks that caused instant swelling in Miocic's left shin, the champion withstood the damage and landed 26 of his 56 strikes (46 percent). (more...)