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NBA Predictions: Are Rockets going to cover at Celtics? 12/28/17 NBA Predictions: Are Rockets going to cover at Celtics? 12/28/17
- December 29, 2017

The former is a facilitator - his 5.3 assists lead the team - while the latter is shooting almost 50 percent on 3-pointers while averaging 14 points on only nine shots a game. The Rockets have struggled some with Paul and Capela missing the lineup. He made 7 of his 18 attempts from the field, for a 38.9% field goal percentage (12/14 at the line, 3/11 from three-point range). (more...)
George Weah set to win Liberia presidential runoff George Weah set to win Liberia presidential runoff
- December 29, 2017

Mohammed Ali, a spokesperson for the ruling party, made the claim on a Facebook post even though tallying and counting of votes were still underway and the electoral body, National Electoral Commission (NEC), was yet to announce the result of the poll. (more...)
Oklahoma State beat Virginia Tech 30-21, win Camping World Bowl Oklahoma State beat Virginia Tech 30-21, win Camping World Bowl
- December 29, 2017

It wasn't the field goal that hurt the Hokies, it was the fumble on the one-yard line with a chance to take a 14-3 lead that would prove to be the difference maker. No. 19 Oklahoma State vs. And on the ensuing Virginia Tech possession after the Cowboys took a 13-7 lead late in the half, Jackson had a wide-open Henri Murphy down the middle for what would have been an easy 54-yard score that could have put the Hokies back on top. (more...)
Durant Says He's on the Same Level as LeBron Durant Says He's on the Same Level as LeBron
- December 29, 2017

So when people start to notice what you do, I mean obviously, it's not all you do it for ... but when fans watching the games, and anybody watching the game, you want them to see what you do. With Kawhi Leonard, Rudy Gobert and even Green himself all taking time out for injuries this season, Green may be entirely correct when he says the race for the DPOY award isn't really a race at all. (more...)
Red-hot Harry Kane wants trophies over personal records Red-hot Harry Kane wants trophies over personal records
- December 29, 2017

Harry Kane believes it is too early to be compared with Messi and Ronaldo, but that is his goal. Real Madrid have their eyes on the Tottenham striker and many are of the opinion the Spurs chairman Daniel Levy will have to break the wage structure to keep a player of Kane's quality at the club. (more...)
Giants tab ex-Panthers GM Dave Gettleman to serve as general manager Giants tab ex-Panthers GM Dave Gettleman to serve as general manager
- December 29, 2017

Steve Spagnuolo took up the coaching reins until the end of the year and has overseen three straight losses but Gettleman - only the Giants' fourth GM since 1979 - is now in place to help president John Mara with the search for McAdoo's permanent successor. (more...)
IN lawmaker proposes bill requiring Colts to refund fans if players kneel IN lawmaker proposes bill requiring Colts to refund fans if players kneel
- December 29, 2017

The sniping in political and media circles over NFL players and the national anthem protest movement continues unabated as the league enters its playoff cycle, with news of an in state legislator looking to pass a law allowing fans in the state to receive refunds for games where athletes kneel during the anthem. (more...)
Comparing Badgers to Miami, by the numbers Comparing Badgers to Miami, by the numbers
- December 28, 2017

While Orr may be downplaying Miami's accomplishments, the Hurricanes know what a victory over a top-10 team in the Orange Bowl would do for their season. "It's everything", he said of the battle up front, "not just to control the game but to send a message". The offense was probably the bigger surprise for Wisconsin as they were replacing a pair of top running backs in Corey Clement and Dare Ogunbowale with a true freshman in Jonathan Taylor . (more...)
LeBron James thinks Kevin Durant may be the best defensive small forward LeBron James thinks Kevin Durant may be the best defensive small forward
- December 28, 2017

Kevin Love had a huge game with 31 points and 18 rebounds while LeBron James finished with 20 points, six rebounds and six assists. While Golden State is excited about Curry's return, which could come as soon as Friday evening at Oracle Arena, Durant said Curry's ankle sprain has forced the team to handle adversity head-on and decipher a way to win without its leading offensive presence. (more...)
Cavs Isaiah Thomas Is Tired Of Being Asked About Trade From Celtics Cavs Isaiah Thomas Is Tired Of Being Asked About Trade From Celtics
- December 28, 2017

In an interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols that aired Christmas Day, Thomas accused the Celtics' medical staff of misleading him about his hip injury last season. If Thomas is healthy enough to play when the Celtics and Cavs face off in Boston on January 3, he'll likely receive a huge ovation from the Boston crowd. (more...)
Photographer Accuses Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano Of Sexual Assault Photographer Accuses Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano Of Sexual Assault
- December 28, 2017

Sano, 24, is coming off an All-Star 2017 campaign that saw him hit.264 with 28 homers and 77 RBI. Bissen said she successfully resisted his physical coercions but was left "sore all over" from having to fight him off. "If they do, I will cooperate". Her screams went without a response. The two took a picture together, during which Sano allegedly said that he'd seen Bissen at the games. (more...)
Stock Technical & Performances to Explore: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Stock Technical & Performances to Explore: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)
- December 28, 2017

Exane Derivatives now owns 16,131 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $870,000 after buying an additional 13,491 shares during the period. On Wednesday, August 23 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". As per Wednesday, August 26, the company rating was upgraded by Vertical Research. (more...)
LSU likely to split with offensive coordinator Matt Canada after one year LSU likely to split with offensive coordinator Matt Canada after one year
- December 28, 2017

According to NOLA.com , Canada and LSU head coach Ed Orgeron appear to be at odds over some elements of the offense. They appeared most at odds after the embarrassing home loss September 30 against Troy, after which Orgeron said he asked Canada to scale back on the pre-snap motions and shifts for which the coordinator was known. (more...)
Rondo records 25 assists in win; first since Rondo records 25 assists in win; first since
- December 28, 2017

Rondo set a franchise record with a career-high 25 assists in just 30 minutes on the court, Anthony Davis had 33 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks, and the Pelicans beat the Brooklyn Nets 128-113 on Wednesday night. Rondo received a well-deserved standing ovation when he exited the game with 1:39 left. Now he's in his 12th season. After having his contract terminated by the Chicago Bulls in the summer, the Pelicans saw Rajon Rondo as the ideal guy to compliment their talented big man ... (more...)
Could Manchester United's Fellaini be cheaper option for West Ham? Could Manchester United's Fellaini be cheaper option for West Ham?
- December 28, 2017

For United it's the second 2-2 draw in as many matches, a game in which their defensive frailties were exposed once again and with league leaders travelling to Newcastle United on Wednesday, the gap at the top of the Premier League summit could widen to an gargantuan 15 points. (more...)
Johnny Manziel Ruled Eligible To Play In Canadian Football League
- December 28, 2017

According to a statement released by CFL commissioner Randy Ambroise, the league thoroughly vetted the 2012 Heisman victor who was once charged with misdemeanor assault involving his ex-girlfriend. In late November, the Dallas District Attorney requested that misdemeanor domestic violence charges against Manziel from 2016 be dismissed after he completed the terms of a plea agreement, via TMZ Sports. (more...)
Dez Bryant says no to possible pay cut Dez Bryant says no to possible pay cut
- December 28, 2017

Bryant is set to count $16.5 million against the salary cap. The Cowboys could also designate him as a post-June 1 cut and free up $ 12 million with $4 million counting against their cap in 2019. "That's dumb. I'm a Texas boy all day". He has gone 22 regular-season games without reaching 100 yards, the longest stretch of his career. Bryant has eight games with fewer than five catches and nine games with fewer than 60 yards receiving. (more...)
Struggling Swansea hands reins to Carlos Carvalhal Struggling Swansea hands reins to Carlos Carvalhal
- December 28, 2017

Wales Online reported on Tuesday that the Portuguese boss - who it is claimed has long had admirers at the Liberty Stadium - is being seriously considered as Paul Clement's successor, and the Sun's report would appear to substantiate that early speculation. (more...)
Serena Williams to play first match since daughter's birth Serena Williams to play first match since daughter's birth
- December 28, 2017

I've never had surgery in my life, I've never had any major injuries that kept me away from the tour for such a long time. It was a big decision, a big call to make. And it was a great lesson to learn to be honest. 'I can't wait to get back on the competition level but it was a great experience for me to have. Three-time Abu Dhabi victor Djokovic joins a six-strong field that also features Dominic Thiem , Kevin Anderson, Pablo Carreno Busta, Roberto Bautista Agut and Andrey Rublev. (more...)
Salman Khan starrer Tiger Zinda Hai inches towards Rs. 200 crores Salman Khan starrer Tiger Zinda Hai inches towards Rs. 200 crores
- December 28, 2017

Sharing the latest numbers, trade expert Taran Adarsh writes: "#TigerZindaHai passes the crucial test on Tue: "First working day *after* two big holidays on Sun and Mon [#Christmas]... Salman Khan also credited the success of the romantic actioner to Katrina Kaif . Wednesday: Rs 18 crore net approx. As for the first week records, Tiger Zinda Hai is already assured of the second spot quite comfortably because the film has already gone past the Week One of collections of Dangal [193.53 ... (more...)
Deion Sanders on return to Florida State? 'You never know' Deion Sanders on return to Florida State? 'You never know'
- December 28, 2017

According to a report from 247Sports, there is mutual interest between Sanders and first-year Seminoles head coach Willie Taggart for "Prime Time" to join the Seminole staff as the program's defensive backs coach. He is now an analyst for NFL Network. Sanders would immediately bring an excitement factor to FSU, which could be massively beneficial on the recruiting trail. (more...)
Things to Watch in The Camping World Bowl Things to Watch in The Camping World Bowl
- December 28, 2017

For what we do here, what the expectations are defensively - this is a tremendous opportunity for us to put a feather in our cap against a great offensive football team". "It would definitely be a very rewarding thing to go out with a winning record and to bring a bowl win back to Charlottesville and have something from a legacy standpoint to come back to the McCue Center and see hanging on the walls, an achievement". (more...)
Manchester United set to end their interest in Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann Manchester United set to end their interest in Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann
- December 28, 2017

The club's ban ends in January, when their summer acquisitions Diego Costa and Vitolo will be eligible to play. Griezmann's release clause will revert to €100m (£88.9m) next summer after temporarily rising to €200m (£177.8m). The La Liga side's manager Diego Simeone recently confirmed that Griezmann would be allowed to leave the club if he wishes. "Griezmann has a long contract and this cannot be permitted, while the club also considers it could affect the competition [La Liga] in ... (more...)
Former airline captain questions safety of ANA Flight 175's U-turn to LAX Former airline captain questions safety of ANA Flight 175's U-turn to LAX
- December 28, 2017

The official said the ANA boarding pass scanner somehow allowed the United Airlines boarding pass onto the ANA flight. Even if your parents always threatened to "turn the vehicle around", you don't have to worry about a stray passenger wandering into your auto and demanding you turn around four hours into your 11-hour road trip . (more...)
Crystal Palace boss Hodgson: Zaha tough to keep; Arsenal a huge test Crystal Palace boss Hodgson: Zaha tough to keep; Arsenal a huge test
- December 28, 2017

Arsene Wenger's side had to settle for draws against strugglers Southampton and West Ham United , and failed to hold on to three points against Liverpool before Christmas having come from 2-0 down to lead the Reds 3-2. Roy Hodgson has been doing remarkably with the Eagles since he took over the club's helm and has dragged them out of relegation zone with estimable performances. (more...)