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NCAA Tournament to be held in bubble NCAA Tournament to be held in bubble
- Ноября 18, 2020

The NCAA said it's in talks with the state of in and city of Indianapolis to find enough courts to host all games of the 68-team tournament. " NCAA staff are in preliminary talks with the State of in and the city of Indianapolis to potentially host the 68-team tournament around the metropolitan area during the coordinated dates in March and April", the NCAA said Monday in a news release . (more...)
No December fight for Fury - 'The Gypsy King is returning in 2021' No December fight for Fury - 'The Gypsy King is returning in 2021'
- Ноября 18, 2020

Wilder is, however, seeking revenge against the Gypsy King and is trying to force him into a third fight after initiating a dispute resolution clause in his contract - with a retired judge set to review his case. Fury said of Joshua: "Very class. Listen, we're rivals and we have been for a long time but I've gotta speak truthfully and honestly". Joshua regained the titles in a rematch later that year, and will defend them against Kubrat Pulev on December 12 while Fury still hopes to face an ... (more...)
National Basketball Association announces structure and format for 2020-21 season National Basketball Association announces structure and format for 2020-21 season
- Ноября 18, 2020

The seventh and eighth seed teams in each conference will play each other, with the victor of that game earning the No. 7 seed. Within each team's division, the league has already assigned which opponents will be played twice at home, and which will be played twice on the road. (more...)
Hawks in play to acquire Gordon Hayward from Celtics Hawks in play to acquire Gordon Hayward from Celtics
- Ноября 18, 2020

Now the upstart Atlanta Hawks have emerged as a possible destination. On Monday, Celtics director of player personnel Austin Ainge said that Hayward's decision is unlikely to affect Boston's approach to the draft. Atlanta is looking for a secondary playmaker to pair with Trae Young , a healthy Hayward would fit the bill. The Boston Celtics and Gordon Hayward have successfully bought themselves some extra time. (more...)
Australian Open, ATP Cup no Australian Open, ATP Cup no "done deal", says Victoria premier
- Ноября 18, 2020

Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley told the Herald-Sun newspaper that organizing the tennis was different because we are bringing in a lot of global people and their entourage so weve got to ensure they stay on a very rigid, tough lockdown. (more...)
Spain coach Enrique tight-lipped over keeper choice before Germany showdown Spain coach Enrique tight-lipped over keeper choice before Germany showdown
- Ноября 18, 2020

Germany have hit a rough patch this year, winning only three of their last eight matches, but Bierhoff said Loew would remain in charge at least until the Euros next year. Luck seemed to desert Spain in Saturday's 1-1 draw in Switzerland as they missed a slew of chances including two penalties, while they were unfortunate to lose 1-0 to Ukraine last month. (more...)
Grealish strong enough to cope with pressure, says Southgate Grealish strong enough to cope with pressure, says Southgate
- Ноября 18, 2020

Southgate eulogised about Grealish after he started for the first time in a competitive match. " That is always important with any player ", Southgate told reporters on the eve of the final Nations League qualifier with Iceland . "It is for everybody to contribute", Southgate said. "Well, I think he could end up playing any of those roles". "But he's so young, you don't have to specialise yet". (more...)
Ex-Red Sox GM Theo Epstein steps down as Cubs president Ex-Red Sox GM Theo Epstein steps down as Cubs president
- Ноября 18, 2020

He will be remembered in Chicago as the architect of the Cubs' 2016 World Series-winning team, the club's first in 108 years. Epstein said in a statement he will "cherish" his time with the Cubs and said it was simply time to make a change. (more...)
Sensational Thiem downs Nadal in London classic — ATP Finals Sensational Thiem downs Nadal in London classic — ATP Finals
- Ноября 18, 2020

Close to three million people have attended the tournament since 2009 but sadly that tally will not be added to and silence greeted Thiem's entertaining 7-6 (5) 4-6 6-3 success against reigning champion Tstisipas and Nadal's straightforward 6-3 6-4 win over Russian debutant Rublev. (more...)
Mourinho critical of global break as Doherty tests positive for Covid Mourinho critical of global break as Doherty tests positive for Covid
- Ноября 17, 2020

Matt Doherty played the entire game in the 1-0 defeat against Wales in the ongoing Nations League campaign. Jose Mourinho has reiterated his unhappiness with the football schedule by launching a sarcastic attack on the "total safety" of worldwide matches. (more...)
Tim Paine, Marnus Labuschagne, others airlifted COVID-19 outbreak in South Australia Tim Paine, Marnus Labuschagne, others airlifted COVID-19 outbreak in South Australia
- Ноября 17, 2020

Following the emergence of fresh cases in Adelaide, Australia Test captain alongside Matthew Wade have gone into self-isolation. Thereafter, CA and BBL clubs moved rapidly to ensure that all players left the affected state. "CA has taken a proactive approach and mobilised a number of people across the country over the past 24 hours to shore up our men's domestic and global schedules", CA's interim chief executive Nick Hockley was quoted as saying by "ESPNCricinfo". (more...)
Southgate confirms Henderson's injury scare in Nations League fixture Southgate confirms Henderson's injury scare in Nations League fixture
- Ноября 17, 2020

It would have been too big a risk. "We'll have to assess him when we get back", Goal.com quoted Southgate as saying. The Premier League side, Liverpool , also issued a statement saying that the club's captain Henderson has been "released from the England squad and returned to the club for further assessment". (more...)
Buccaneers stand by Antonio Brown after report of destructive incident surfaces Buccaneers stand by Antonio Brown after report of destructive incident surfaces
- Ноября 17, 2020

But Brown, already under probation for a prior arrest, avoided having criminal mischief charges pressed against him by the luxury development where he owns a $6.6 million mansion, because the president of the Hollywood Oaks homeowners association feared the 32-year-old "may retaliate against her employees", she told police. (more...)
Pelicans Reportedly Agree to Trade Jrue Holiday to the Bucks Pelicans Reportedly Agree to Trade Jrue Holiday to the Bucks
- Ноября 17, 2020

Per Tim MacMahon of ESPN , the executive hinted that the Bucks had to get the nod from Antetokounmpo before pulling the trigger. Eric Bledsoe and George Hill are moving in the opposite direction plus three first-round National Basketball Association draft picks, including this year's #24 selection, and two picks swaps. (more...)
Arsenal Midfielder Tests Positive For Coronavirus Arsenal Midfielder Tests Positive For Coronavirus
- Ноября 17, 2020

The Gunners will therefore be without the 28-year-old - who has made five Premier League appearances for Mikel Arteta's side this season after returning from a loan spell at Besiktas - for Sunday's trip to Leeds United . Meanwhile, the Premier League has announced 16 new cases in the latest round of coronavirus testing carried out on players and staff between November 9-15. (more...)
Jordan Henderson released from England squad Jordan Henderson released from England squad
- Ноября 17, 2020

The Reds are now in the third spot in the Premier League 2020-21 standings. According to England manager Gareth Southgate, the midfielder was withdrawn at half-time in their 2-0 loss against Belgium due to tightness in his leg. " What they won't do is panic buy or sign someone for the sake of it, that's not the Liverpool way ". "The squad from there will only be stronger". (more...)
Fiji COVID-19 outbreak forces Autumn Nations Cup opener to be cancelled Fiji COVID-19 outbreak forces Autumn Nations Cup opener to be cancelled
- Ноября 17, 2020

It was a strangely tepid performance from a side which had kick-started the tournament with a win over England . " Georgia will be a tough opponent, so we have a team with some real power in midfield", said head coach Eddie Jones. Virtually from the kickoff, center Marco Zanon brushed off Weir, Marcello Violi and Mattia Bellini carried on, and fullback Matteo Minozzi finished a wonderful team try in the left corner. (more...)
DeMar DeRozan to Exercise Player Option in 2020-21 DeMar DeRozan to Exercise Player Option in 2020-21
- Ноября 17, 2020

As a 10-year veteran, his maximum salary will increase from that of what he signed four years ago. Rondo is only the second player in National Basketball Association history to win a championship with the Lakers and Boston Celtics. With Rajon Rondo likely not returning to the team, it appears Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka is targeting another talented guard. ESPN reported the Lakers "will present several options to Davis and his agent, Rich Paul of Klutch Sports, in order to work with ... (more...)
Anjos calls out McGregor after Felder win Anjos calls out McGregor after Felder win
- Ноября 17, 2020

UFC Vegas 14 Results: Rafael dos Anjos Defeats Paul Felder by Split Decision, Abdul Razak Alhassan Loses to Khaos Williams & Other Highlights. Islam is positive to recover soon and fans will expect him to square off against Rafael dos Anjos soon. (more...)
Red Bull partner Honda to leave F1 after 2021
- Ноября 17, 2020

Christian Horner has effectively ruled out Sergio Perez and Nico Hülkenberg from a 2021 drive with Red Bull. Of course the move means that Red Bull and AlphaTauri will be without an engine supplier for the 2022 season and the start of the new regulations. (more...)