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Decision on Belmont Park Site Expected Wednesday Decision on Belmont Park Site Expected Wednesday
- December 19, 2017

The decision is expected to be announced at a news conference on Wednesday. Empire State Development Corporation put out a request for proposals in July to develop the property on the western part of the facility that is closest to the Cross Island Parkway as well as property on the south side of Hempstead Turnpike. (more...)
Puel hoping to banish demons of last year's Cup final controversy Puel hoping to banish demons of last year's Cup final controversy
- December 19, 2017

Iwobi has not scored a Carabao Cup goal. If the likes of Kevin De Bruyne and David Silva are given the evening off, the creative burden will fall to Sane. "They are the top team in Europe and it's hard to beat this team - all the teams try without a good result. Tomorrow we can look forward with a good team, a good balance". (more...)
Lane Kiffin and FAU finalizing monster deal Lane Kiffin and FAU finalizing monster deal
- December 19, 2017

The Owls , at 10-3, have already set a program record for single-season wins entering Tuesday night's game against Akron (7-6), the MAC East division champion. FAU gave Kiffin a new ten-year deal that runs through December of 2027. It was quite the turnaround since FAU went 3-9 the year before. The 42-year-old reportedly signed a five-year, $4.75 million deal, with a $2.5 million buyout with Florida Atlantic in 2016. (more...)
West Ham handed a huge blow due to sanctions West Ham handed a huge blow due to sanctions
- December 19, 2017

A three-man panel of former officials has looked back over the incident, which came at a point in the relegation six-pointer when the scoreline remained goalless, and made a decision to charge the 24-year-old. Pieters was visibly fuming with Scott's decision while it left under fire manager Mark Hughes incensed at the final whistle with his side suffering yet another defeat. (more...)
Major soccer announcement to be held in Nashville on Wednesday Major soccer announcement to be held in Nashville on Wednesday
- December 19, 2017

Mayor Megan Barry, Governor Bill Haslam and the commissioner of MLS Don Garber will be in attendance at the press conference. The news conference is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. He brought on the Wilf family, owner of the NFL's Minnesota Vikings, as minority owners, and secured public funding for a soccer-specific stadium last month. (more...)
Broncos QB Paxton Lynch is now auditioning for next season Broncos QB Paxton Lynch is now auditioning for next season
- December 19, 2017

Osweiler finished 12-of-17 for 194 yards and two touchdowns in a relief effort Thursday in Indianapolis . "You talk about the older guys in the linebacker room - again, I'm the baby, so Jon Bostic , Antonio Morrison , all of those guys, I learn a lot from them and I'm still learning as you guys can see", Walker said. (more...)
Watch Rob Gronkowski tell this walk-on college football player he's on scholarship Watch Rob Gronkowski tell this walk-on college football player he's on scholarship
- December 19, 2017

Kingsbury mentioned he got a message from the victorious New England Patriots after their epic win over the Pittsburgh Steelers . During a team meeting, Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury played a video message from Patriots receiver Danny Amendola , a Texas Tech alumnus. (more...)
Ronaldo Is A Legend — Ramos Ronaldo Is A Legend — Ramos
- December 19, 2017

The Ballon d'Or ceremony promise to go for as many as seven of the individual awards seemed to reaffirm a belief that he is far from finished and he has shown it on the pitch. The aftermath of Sunday's World Club Cup final was understandably focused around Cristiano Ronaldo , after the match-winner used the spotlight to again throw doubt on his long-term future. (more...)
Should Celtic make Hearts an offer they can't refuse for Harry Cochrane?
- December 19, 2017

And 16-year-old Harry Cochrane was the star of the show. It is nearly 10 years since the champions suffered back-to-back league defeats and Archibald expects Brendan Rodgers to rejig his line-up as he looks for a response. We are strong enough to deal with it. "There is a great honour and pride in captaining the lads to 69 games without defeat". "We had just started the second half really well and created a couple of chances - then Hearts go up the park and scored again. (more...)
Virat Kohli's Witty Reply To Rohit Sharma's Congratulatory Tweet Wins Internet Virat Kohli's Witty Reply To Rohit Sharma's Congratulatory Tweet Wins Internet
- December 19, 2017

But Kohli's interest lies elsewhere - big runs! Replying to Rohit's leg puller the Indian captain thanked Rohit and also asked him to share the handbook for double hundreds. Many cricketers were left uninvited and many of Kohli's friends were not there at the event. The talented right-handed batsman, who came back from a lengthy injury lay-off in Indian Premier League (IPL), also became the only man to score three double hundreds in One-day global cricket when he clobbered the Lankan bowling ... (more...)
I Couldn't Move To Swansea After Leaving Chelsea - John Terry I Couldn't Move To Swansea After Leaving Chelsea - John Terry
- December 19, 2017

He had an excellent career and is a Liverpool legend, but it's hard to argue he should be in an all-time Premier League team, as his surprised reaction to Terry's team showed. 'Not really, because at the time they didn't make our team stronger, ' he told Sky Sports when asked if they should regret selling them. "Let's not forget we were one of the best teams probably the Premier League has ever seen, in the early days when they arrived". (more...)
Heat dealing with injuries as they ready for visit to Hawks Heat dealing with injuries as they ready for visit to Hawks
- December 19, 2017

LA made just 28.6% (eight for 28) of its three-pointers. He is averaging 6.6 points and 5.4 rebounds, second best on the team. The Hawks endured another close call in the fourth quarter Friday at Memphis, missing three shots to tie or win the game in the final 3.5 seconds of a 96-94 defeat. (more...)
Klopp wants even more from Salah this season Klopp wants even more from Salah this season
- December 19, 2017

Philippe Coutinho , meanwhile, was arguably the best player on the pitch, scoring the first, assisting the fourth and wreaking havoc in between. Jamie Redknapp compared Mohamed Salah to Lionel Messi after the Liverpool FC forward's goal in Sunday's 4-0 win at Bournemouth . (more...)
Bristol City vs Manchester United: Potential XI with Zlatan Ibrahimovic
- December 19, 2017

Manchester City players, in fact, have recently appeared in a video in which they mock the Special One singing "Park the Bus" . They now have 34 points from 18 games, largely on target to match the 76 points they reached last season to finish fourth. (more...)
Chelsea Join Arsenal & Tottenham In Race To Sign In-Form Ivory Coast Attacker
- December 19, 2017

Tottenham and Arsenal have previously declared their interest in the Ivory Coast global, with Spurs unable to conclude a deal in the summer . However, away games are few as Palace look to maintain their momentum going into the New Year, while Zaha will hope to be milly rocking again when the Eagles travel to fellow strugglers Swansea next weekend. (more...)
Borussia Dortmund reportedly emerge as favourites to sign Henrikh Mkhitaryan Borussia Dortmund reportedly emerge as favourites to sign Henrikh Mkhitaryan
- December 19, 2017

Following the 1-0 win over Bournemouth last Wednesday, Mourinho explained the player's lack of action. Mourinho is said to be an admirer of the defensive midfielder, and although a swap deal is unlikely, an agreement for Mkhitaryan might pave the way for 22-year-old to move to Manchester at some point in the future. (more...)
Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne to get £200k per week deal Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne to get £200k per week deal
- December 19, 2017

City's Abu Dhabi hierarchy want to reward De Bruyne for his development into one of the world's best players by making him the club's highest paid star - and fend off growing interest from the two Spanish giants by nailing down his long-term future. (more...)
Garrett unsure on how Cowboys will use Elliott Garrett unsure on how Cowboys will use Elliott
- December 19, 2017

Before that catch to set up the tiebreaking field goal in the final two minutes of a 20-17 Dallas win, the Raiders held Bryant to one 19-yard grab. Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott figures to be as at least as excited as Bryant for Elliott's return, as he struggled mightily to move the offense in the first few games of the back's suspension. (more...)
Victor Oladipo drops 30 points in second half of Pacers' loss Victor Oladipo drops 30 points in second half of Pacers' loss
- December 19, 2017

The Boston Celtics will take on the Indiana Pacers in one of the National Basketball Association games on Monday, start time at 7:00 PM Et, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN. The Celtics topped their season-best for 3-point field goal percentage, shooting 61 percent on 16 of 26 from beyond the arc. On the season, the Pacers are averaging 108.2 points, 42.9 rebounds and 22.9 assists per game. (more...)
Ange excited by Yokohama challenge Ange excited by Yokohama challenge
- December 19, 2017

The 52-year-old resigned as Australia manager last month after guiding the Socceroos to next year's World Cup finals in Russian Federation and will be replacing Frenchman Erick Mombaerts at Marinos. The job will be Postecoglou's second stint overseas after coaching Panachaiki, a Greek third-division club, a decade ago. "Ange Postecoglou is an excellent coach, with an attractive and entertaining style of football which will suit our approach", said Marinos President Koichiro Furukawa. (more...)
Rangers' Cole Hamels, wife donate $9.75M mansion to charity Rangers' Cole Hamels, wife donate $9.75M mansion to charity
- December 19, 2017

Camp Barnabas has two locations in the Missouri Ozarks, one of which is at Table Rock Lake, where Hamels's former property is located. The Texas Rangers pitcher and his wife decided they wanted to live exclusively in Texas, so they put their 10-bedroom, 19-bathroom home they purchased near Branson, Missouri on the market for $19.4 million. (more...)
Charlotte Hornets beat up on depleted New York Knicks Charlotte Hornets beat up on depleted New York Knicks
- December 19, 2017

Tomorrow, Tim Hardaway Jr . will receive an update on the stress injury in his lower left leg. After a solid start to the contest, the Knicks were outscored 31-19 in the second frame as the Hornets built an 18-point advantage at the break. (more...)
Major League Baseball trade rumors: Christian Yelich 'unhappy' with Marlins' offseason Major League Baseball trade rumors: Christian Yelich 'unhappy' with Marlins' offseason
- December 19, 2017

After a flurry of trades, it is no wonder certain players want out from the Miami Marlins . The source said Yelich is unhappy not only because the trade dramatically diminishes the chance of the Marlins winning in the next couple of years, but also because he is good friends with Stanton, Ozuna and Gordon. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick says he would buy in with Diddy for Panthers Colin Kaepernick says he would buy in with Diddy for Panthers
- December 19, 2017

Diddy also tweeted that there are no African American NFL owners and said he is hoping to make history. Two-time NBA MVP Curry, who is from North Carolina and a huge Panthers fan, responded: "I want in!" Combs said if he does buy the team, he'd put Colin Kaepernick in the running to be the Panthers' starting quarterback. (more...)
USADA, IAAF launch investigation into Justin Gatlin doping report USADA, IAAF launch investigation into Justin Gatlin doping report
- December 19, 2017

And it said Gatlin's coach, former Olympic gold medallist Dennis Mitchell, told reporters that athletes are able to get away with doping because the drugs they use can not be detected by tests. "Investigations stemming from tips and whistleblowers play a critical role in anti-doping efforts", an unnamed USADA spokesman told the newspaper. "It's only fair to let due process occur before jumping to any conclusions". (more...)