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Seahawks Rookie Malik McDowell Arrested In Atlanta For Disorderly Conduct Seahawks Rookie Malik McDowell Arrested In Atlanta For Disorderly Conduct
- December 11, 2017

McDowell was allegedly involved in a verbal altercation outside SL Lounge in Atlanta early Sunday morning. After being admitted into the club, McDowell and his friend were escorted off the property after pouring out two bottles of alcohol. (more...)
UFC Interim Champ Tony Ferguson Calls Out Conor McGregor UFC Interim Champ Tony Ferguson Calls Out Conor McGregor
- December 11, 2017

Boxer Manny Pacquiao said he reached out to McGregor about a possible boxing match this April, according to ESPN . "If we can negotiate it, I have no problem". Mayweather won the fight via TKO in the 10th round during the August 26 fight. At the UFC Fight Night 123 post-fight press conference, White threatened Manny Pacquiao if his team decides to push the said fight. (more...)
Shea Patterson Transferring to Michigan, Time for Jim Harbaugh to Win There Shea Patterson Transferring to Michigan, Time for Jim Harbaugh to Win There
- December 11, 2017

In what was perhaps the worst kept secret around town, Patterson had just wrapped up a weekend visit to campus. He opened the 2017 season as the starter and threw for 2,259 yards and 17 touchdowns before missing the final five games of the year with a knee injury. (more...)
Mohamed Salah wins BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017 Mohamed Salah wins BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017
- December 11, 2017

Aside from Moses, Gabon's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinea's Naby Keita , and Sadio Mane of Senegal were the other beaten finalists for 2017. It is always a special feeling when you win something. Since I left Egypt, in my mind, I want to be the best Egyptian ever. "Since I came here, I wanted to work hard and show everyone my football". However the favourite could be the English Premier League's top-scorer, Mohamed Salah , who plays for Liverpool and the Egypt national team. (more...)
In Between Ashes Action, Australian Stars Try Out 'Bucket Crowns' In Between Ashes Action, Australian Stars Try Out 'Bucket Crowns'
- December 11, 2017

Trust between the players, the European Central Bank hierarchy and the security staff may also need rebuilding over the coming weeks, not least since it was the latter who flagged up the Duckett incident to the team management, who then chose to release the news pro-actively. (more...)
Three militants, woman killed in encounter at Kashmir's Handwara Three militants, woman killed in encounter at Kashmir's Handwara
- December 11, 2017

All the three dead militants are reportedly Pakistani. The woman, identified as Misra Banom, lost her life in the firing. The woman is survived by six-month-old child, husband and elderly parents. After the gunfight ended and forces withdrew from the area, locals and people from adjoining areas rushed to the encounter site. They carried the body to Sopore-Kupwara highway and staged protest demonstration against the killing of the woman. (more...)
Kesha and Macklemore will tour together, play Nashville's Bridgestone Arena Kesha and Macklemore will tour together, play Nashville's Bridgestone Arena
- December 11, 2017

The nine-week, 30-date trek kicks off June 6th in Phoenix, Arizona and concludes August 5th in Tampa, Florida. Kesha is making her triumphant return with her new album " Rainbow " and Macklemore's new album " Gemini " debuted at No. 15 at noon. Kesha's proceeds will be donated to the Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network ( RAINN ), while Macklemore's will go to M Plus1, which supports racial and social justice. (more...)
Jessica Mauboy Announced As Australia's 2018 Eurovision Contender Jessica Mauboy Announced As Australia's 2018 Eurovision Contender
- December 11, 2017

Mauboy, who is the first indigenous artist to reach number one on the Australian album charts, said she would "sing my heart out for Australia". Australia did come third at Junior Eurovision earlier this year though, thanks to 13-year-old singer Isabella Clarke and her song "Speak Up". (more...)
Yankees to land Marlins' Stanton - experiences Yankees to land Marlins' Stanton - experiences
- December 11, 2017

The Yankees received Stanton and cash considerations in exchange for second baseman Starlin Castro , minor league righthanded pitcher Jorge Guzman and minor league infielder Jose Devers. Stanton, who led the Majors in home runs (59), runs batted in (132) and slugging percentage (.631), joins a Yankees team already boasting power at the plate in the shape of American League rookie of the year Aaron Judge , who slammed 52 homers last season. (more...)
Dolphins QB Moore out at least another week (foot) Dolphins QB Moore out at least another week (foot)
- December 11, 2017

It's the second time the two teams have played in three weeks, the Patriots winning, 35-17, on November 26. The skinny: Patriots have won eight games in row and will clinch ninth consecutive AFC East title with win at Miami. Flowers missed Week 13 with an ankle injury, and was initially listed as questionable for the game. The Dolphins' prominent use of three-receiver sets will test the Bills' cornerbacks. (more...)
Rules changes include no more viewer call-ins Rules changes include no more viewer call-ins
- December 11, 2017

The golf governing bodies announced Monday that beginning January 1, such information will not be considered in administering the rules of golf, according to a joint announcement made by the United States Golf Association and R&A. "It was very unhealthy". If you're going to penalize a player, penalize a player. "Any penalty for the original breach will still be applied", Pagel said. (more...)
NFL, Verizon Set Massive $2 Billion Five-Year Streaming Deal NFL, Verizon Set Massive $2 Billion Five-Year Streaming Deal
- December 11, 2017

Today, the telecoms company announced a new deal with the sports league which will see games streamed to mobile devices regardless of carrier. So if you live in Wisconsin, you can watch Packers games. Verizon formed the Oath digital-media group this summer, combining AOL and Yahoo under one umbrella, after closing the $4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo in June 2017. (more...)
Obstruction and non-cooperation: Nasir Jamshed banned for one year Obstruction and non-cooperation: Nasir Jamshed banned for one year
- December 11, 2017

The ban prevents Jamshed from playing all forms of cricket until February 2018, a year on from the initial suspension. Jamshed was arrested and subsequently released on bail by the UK's National Crime Agency in relation to the case, a day after the PCB had suspended him. (more...)
Europa League: round of 32 draw Europa League: round of 32 draw
- December 11, 2017

They'll be one of the bigger players to keep an eye on, as will the La Liga trio of Villarreal, Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad, who are set to play Lyon, Spartak Moscow and Red Bull Salzburg, respectively. It's a good trip to go on and they'll make life hard for us. Following a third-place finish last season, they are now fourth in Russia's Premier League. (more...)
Durant on the Warriors without Curry Durant on the Warriors without Curry
- December 11, 2017

The Warriors won the final two games of the trip without Steph Curry after spraining his right ankle. "Nothing different. Just more opportunity", Durant said of the scoring surge. Tobias Harris tossed in 11 points while Anthony Tolliver and Boban Marjanovic chipped in 10 apiece off the bench. "He drove it hard and a lot of people came to the ball and we had two guys open weak side, that's what I saw", Van Gundy said. (more...)
India to play 81 matches at home from 2019 India to play 81 matches at home from 2019
- December 11, 2017

India have been confirmed as the opponents and hosts for Afghanistan's historic maiden Test match. BCCI's acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary had earlier acknowledged that the viewpoints of India captain and other team members will be taken into consideration while discussing the future tours programme (FTP). (more...)
Mourinho clashes with Man City players, hit by plastic bottle Mourinho clashes with Man City players, hit by plastic bottle
- December 11, 2017

Ander Herrera was booked for diving in the box and Ederson Moraes produced an outstanding double save as the hosts tried to snatch a draw, but City move onto 46 points as a result of a victory that leaves Mourinho's men reeling. Jose Mourinho is never one to be afraid of a bit of aggro, nor he is the most timid when it comes to post-match confrontations. It took a break in play for the opening period to come alive, with Marcos Rojo and Silva both surprisingly able to continue after a ... (more...)
Shakib appointed as Bangladesh's new Test captain Shakib appointed as Bangladesh's new Test captain
- December 11, 2017

The decision was reached in a Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) directors' meeting at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium yesterday and announced by BCB president Nazmul Hassan. Pacer Mashrafe Mortaza keeps his role as captain of the one-day worldwide side. Since being sacked as skipper in 2011, the left-hander has gone on to establish himself as one of the leading all-rounders in the modern game. (more...)
Oladipo scores career-high 47 points in a thriller Oladipo scores career-high 47 points in a thriller
- December 11, 2017

Miles had 11 for the Raptors. He scored 32 points in the second half, including eight of Indiana's last 10 fourth quarter points and six points in overtime. Harris hit a step-back jumper to put Denver back up at 85-84. They had picked the intensity up at the defensive end and was able to hold the Nuggets to just 22 points, while Oladipo scored 15 points alone in the quarter having a total of 30 points. (more...)
Seahawks' Quinton Jefferson tries to climb into stands after fans throw drink Seahawks' Quinton Jefferson tries to climb into stands after fans throw drink
- December 11, 2017

Things ended ugly in the Seahawks-Jaguars game with multiple personal foul penalties on Seahawks players. Jefferson tried to climb into the stands on his way out before being restrained, prior to the last Jacksonville kneel-down, in reaction to taunts from front-row Jaguars fans. (more...)
Duckett suspended for drunken misdeed Duckett suspended for drunken misdeed
- December 11, 2017

The BBC reported Duckett, who was travelling as part of the England-A Lions side, was suspended from playing on the tour after dousing England's all-time leading wicket taker and Ashes opening bowler James Anderson at a Perth bar. There will be those who question the severity of a punishment, meted out by Lions coach Andy Flower with team director Andrew Strauss and European Central Bank chief executive Tom Harrison, for what, in isolation, may seem a minor offence. (more...)
Former Twin Jack Morris elected to baseball Hall of Fame Former Twin Jack Morris elected to baseball Hall of Fame
- December 11, 2017

Morris got 14 of a possible 16 votes from the committee, with 12 needed for election. Trammell received 13 votes, while Ted Simmons, Molitor's former Milwaukee Brewers teammate, fell one vote short. He had a high 3.90 ERA but pitched 28 shutouts and had 175 complete games. He finished second in the American League MVP balloting behind Toronto's George Bell. (more...)
Zach Ertz deactivated by Eagles for Rams game Zach Ertz deactivated by Eagles for Rams game
- December 11, 2017

The Eagles' quarterback left Sunday's game against the Rams at the LA Coliseum late in the third quarter with a knee injury . Then, Wentz briefly went to the medical tent upon returning to the sideline. Walker (neck injury) was unable to play last weekend but was able to practice without restriction leading up to this game. That broke the Eagles' franchise record for touchdown passes in a single season. (more...)
Josh McCown leaves Jets' game vs. Broncos in third quarter Josh McCown leaves Jets' game vs. Broncos in third quarter
- December 11, 2017

This includes two leaves of absence - one brief, one more lasting - due to separate injuries. The Denver Broncos may be eliminated from playoff contention, but darn it if they don't look like a playoff team against the New York Jets . (more...)
Antonio Conte gives up on Chelsea title hopes Antonio Conte gives up on Chelsea title hopes
- December 11, 2017

Tottenham got back to winning ways in the Premier League as they recorded their first victory in five games with a 5-1 thrashing of Stoke at Wembley. 'We had plenty of time to get back into it but that laid the start. BURNLEY , ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Scott Arfield of Burnley scores his sides first goal while under pressure from Daryl Janmaat of Watford during the Premier League match between Burnley and Watford at Turf Moor on December 9, 2017 in Burnley, England. (more...)