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LaMarcus Aldridge, Spurs Agree to 3-Year, $72 Million Contract Extension LaMarcus Aldridge, Spurs Agree to 3-Year, $72 Million Contract Extension
- October 17, 2017

Aldridge was originally selected by the aforementioned Trail Blazers, by way of the Chicago Bulls, in the first round of the 2006 NBA Draft out of Texas. (more...)
Dejan Lovren Accuses Romelu Lukaku of Deliberately Trying to Injure Him Dejan Lovren Accuses Romelu Lukaku of Deliberately Trying to Injure Him
- October 17, 2017

For that reason manager Jurgen Klopp is unlikely to be rotating many players, even though this game falls between matches against United and Tottenham. "This (Maribor) is the place they should rotate", he said. "I have heard that from people", he said, as quoted by The Guardian . "Now I am in a team where we want to win against the big teams and we want to win every game, so I think the situation will change". (more...)
Liverpool's Dejan Lovren accuses Romelu Lukaku of 'stamp' in Anfield goalless draw Liverpool's Dejan Lovren accuses Romelu Lukaku of 'stamp' in Anfield goalless draw
- October 17, 2017

To be honest, my point of view is that he did on goal. "Even if he didn't do it [on purpose], he would usually apologise, he was nervous during the game , that was also the reason". "He's a Manchester United centre-forward, there are high expectations of what you've got to do in games, big games, win games". "He could have taken off (Emre) Can, (Jordan) Henderson or (Georginio) Wijnaldum and brought (Philippe) Coutinho back into the midfield three and made it a more attacking team and ... (more...)
LeBron's Status For Season Opener vs. Celtics Still Unclear LeBron's Status For Season Opener vs. Celtics Still Unclear
- October 16, 2017

When the National Basketball Association released its schedule for the 2017-18 season on August 14, the Cavaliers' season opener against the Celtics was already intriguing as an Eastern Conference finals rematch. In a recent interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols , LeBron was asked about comments Dwyane Wade made a year ago during an appearance on Kelly Ripa's show, where D-Wade referred to LeBron as an "exact tipper" who is so cheap he will only use his phone if he has Wi-Fi access. (more...)
This giant crash at Talladega Superspeedway took out 16 cars This giant crash at Talladega Superspeedway took out 16 cars
- October 16, 2017

After a series of big crashes in the final moments of this race, only four of the 12 playoff contenders are left running. Not a bad race to win, even one with this much chaos. "I hate to leave slightly disappointed, but hopefully they enjoyed everything else they saw". The biggest was a 16-car pile up that began when contact between Martin Truex Jr. (more...)
Attorney makes case for Louisville to retain Pitino as coach Attorney makes case for Louisville to retain Pitino as coach
- October 16, 2017

Through attorney Steve Pence, Pitino has denied involvement and promised to fight his termination, which would include no severance pay. Greg Postel announces that suspended basketball coach Rick Pitino has been terminated with cause. "We presented our case as if coach Pitino was Coach 2", he said. Louisville interim President Gregory Postel previously said Pitino's involvement in two recent scandals show "a pattern" of "inappropriate behavior" and are cause for Pitino to be fired. (more...)
Weah's hat-trick flattens Paraguay in pre-quarters Weah's hat-trick flattens Paraguay in pre-quarters
- October 16, 2017

So serious they were about the under-17 World Cup that the team management made the boys train at 2am in the morning to adjust with Indian timing. An terrible week for soccer in the United States got a little bit better on Monday when the U-17 men's team defeated Paraguay , 5-0, to advance to the quarterfinals of the Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup in India. (more...)
Klopp talks about November return of key Liverpool man
- October 16, 2017

Listen to the latest episode and subscribe to the podcast on Deezer and iTunes . " It's absolutely good news ". The England global is a key player for Jurgen Klopp and the manager will be eager to have him back at the earliest as Liverpool have won just once in the Premier League since their 4-0 win over Arsenal in August. (more...)
City smash seven as Palace upset Chelsea City smash seven as Palace upset Chelsea
- October 16, 2017

It was much smoother sailing for current Premier League leaders Manchester City who were at their clinical best in a 7-2 thrashing of Stoke. After two draws and a loss at Wembley, Tottenham finally won at its new home thanks to Christian Eriksen's goal just after halftime. (more...)
Eddie Bravo breaks down possible Tony Ferguson vs. Conor McGregor fight Eddie Bravo breaks down possible Tony Ferguson vs. Conor McGregor fight
- October 16, 2017

Malignaggi has been relentless with his verbal attacks towards McGregor since his defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr this past August. 'Once I spoke to Al and Team Haymon, and they told me they wanted to make this fight, I knew that the only was this fight doesn't happen is if (Conor) had absolutely no balls'. (more...)
Dolphins come back from 17 down to shock Falcons Dolphins come back from 17 down to shock Falcons
- October 16, 2017

When halftime finally rolled around, the Dolphins were in a 17-0 hole. The offense went dead for much of the second half and then the Dolphins (3-2) took advantage of a tipped ball when Ryan tried to mount a late drive. They even looked at least a little like that Atlanta team that fell apart down the stretch of the game whose name has become two words no Falcon wishes to hear: Super Bowl. (more...)
Shares in Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) Acquired by Nomura Holdings Inc
- October 16, 2017

It also reduced its holding in Priceline Grp Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) by 190 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 6,468 shares, and cut its stake in Ross Stores Inc (NASDAQ:ROST). Shareholders of record on Monday, September 18th were given a $0.08 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 15th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.52%. (more...)
Tottenham's Harry Kane is a 'complete player' - Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane Tottenham's Harry Kane is a 'complete player' - Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane
- October 16, 2017

Pep Guardiola and Man City welcome Christian Eriksen and Tottenham to Manchester on December 16. "It is a team performance and if you have respect you probably don't say it". Of course it's a special stadium, a special place. "He [Lloris] will do everything he can to stop us winning", Zidane said. "I always dreamt about playing in the Spanish league". (more...)
Delays and drips mark Great Western Railway's new train launch Delays and drips mark Great Western Railway's new train launch
- October 16, 2017

There was further embarrassment when the maiden journey ground to a halt at Taplow, Buckinghamshire, all while Transport Secretary Chris Grayling was on board. Some 122 of the new Class 800 Hitachi trains are due to be in service on GWR and Virgin Trains East Coast services by 2020, replacing the Intercity 125 fleet. (more...)
AP Top 25: Big upsets shake up top 10 in latest poll AP Top 25: Big upsets shake up top 10 in latest poll
- October 16, 2017

The Tigers lost a three-point game to the three-touchdown underdogs. Aside from unbeaten Wisconsin and Miami (neither of which has looked all that dominant nor played a great schedule), I wasn't sure which one-loss team deserved being ahead of Clemson. (more...)
Weinstein Company Agrees to a Rescue Investment From Colony Capital Weinstein Company Agrees to a Rescue Investment From Colony Capital
- October 16, 2017

Apart from the allegations in London, dozens of women in the American entertainment industry have openly accused and criticised the film producer of sexual harassment, sexual assault or other sexual misconduct. The dilemma that faces Hollywood movie production firm The Weinstein Company took a new twist on Monday as it emerged it had struck a deal with a private equity firm to receive an immediate injection of cash, and which sets the scene for a potential sale of all or some of its ... (more...)
Zappos offers to cover funeral costs of Las Vegas shooting victims Zappos offers to cover funeral costs of Las Vegas shooting victims
- October 16, 2017

The day after the shooting, Zappos announced that it would match donations - up to $1 million - to a CrowdRise fund for those affected. "We have been connected with a few families that had funeral costs that they were not able to afford", said Bautista. (more...)
Jose Mourinho claims Paul Pogba 'is not happy' playing alongside Blaise Matuidi Jose Mourinho claims Paul Pogba 'is not happy' playing alongside Blaise Matuidi
- October 16, 2017

On Sunday afternoon, Pogba took to Twitter to send United supporters into overdrive with an unexpected update on his fitness. Pogba, who suffered a hamstring injury in United's emphatic Champions League victory over Basle on September 12, appeared in high spirits as he trained in the club's Carrington gym. (more...)
5 reasons why Golden State Warriors are still the team to beat 5 reasons why Golden State Warriors are still the team to beat
- October 16, 2017

But that doesn't mean a league capable of offering fans compelling viewing experiences can't defy gravity and keep ratings rising. "It's going to be a season-long process". We knew Magic Johnson's Lakers or Larry Bird's Celtics would win the title in the 1980s, but that was a fun coin to flip every spring. In arguably the biggest move the off-season, Irving shook up the National Basketball Association and the landscape of the entire Eastern Conference when requesting for a trade from the ... (more...)
Tiger Woods 'making progress' in his Sunday red Tiger Woods 'making progress' in his Sunday red
- October 16, 2017

In his most recent communique from rehab central, Tiger, dressed in his signature final-round red and black, posted on social media a video of himself taking a pretty good cut with a driver. On Sunday, though, the latest update appears to be far more positive. And wearing his customary red shirt. It's a process, and I'm in no hurry. "First things first: get my health organized, make sure the pain goes away". (more...)