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Bulls' Nikola Mirotic hospitalized after practice altercation with teammate Bobby Portis Bulls' Nikola Mirotic hospitalized after practice altercation with teammate Bobby Portis
- October 18, 2017

The punch broke two bones in Mirotic's face, as well as having him go through concussion testing, before he was finally sent home afterward. Mirotic, 26, signed a two-year, $27 million deal with Chicago before the season after averaging 10.6 points and 5.5 rebounds last season. (more...)
No surprise, Nadal out of Basel No surprise, Nadal out of Basel
- October 18, 2017

Federer will now have the opportunity to make up some ground on Nadal in his home country, with 500 points up for grabs for the victor. If Federer wins also in Paris and London, Nadal would need to earn 1,041 between these two events to be at the top of the rankings: he would reach Paris final and winning three Round Robin matches in London or winning one-two RR matches plus the semifinal. (more...)
John McCain slams 'spurious nationalism' in Liberty Medal speech
- October 18, 2017

McCain used the moment - meant to mark his service to country - to warn United States leadership against moving backward toward nationalistic, "America First" instincts espoused by some of President Donald Trump's key advisers, without referring to Trump or his team by name. (more...)
Astros Walk Off With Game 2 Win on Carlos Correa's RBI Double Astros Walk Off With Game 2 Win on Carlos Correa's RBI Double
- October 18, 2017

Still, to advance to the World Series, the Yankees now have to win four of five games with Keuchel and Verlander lined up to start at least twice, if necessary. The Yankees have lost seven straight ALCS games dating to 2010. Jose Altuve will be there. Judge cut off the ball at the edge of the warning track, but his throw went over the head of second baseman Starlin Castro to Gregorius on one hop at second base. (more...)
Generic drugmaker Amneal to buy Impax Labs
- October 18, 2017

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 149,249 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company's stock worth $1,888,000 after acquiring an additional 70,044 shares during the period. Golub Group Incorporated Ltd Liability Corporation holds 17,845 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. Health-care shares were among the best performing sectors, rising 1%. (more...)
Rybarikova slips past Sharapova in Moscow opener Rybarikova slips past Sharapova in Moscow opener
- October 18, 2017

Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam champion, was appearing at her home tournament for the first time since 2007 but could not build upon winning her 36th title in China. This year's Kremlin Cup was the fourth in Sharapova's tennis career. Sharapova, 30, returned to the tour in April after serving a 15-month doping ban for testing positive for meldonium at the Australian Open a year ago. (more...)
Louisville fires Pitino 'with just cause' amid investigation
- October 18, 2017

Postel also was authorized Monday to begin the process to fire Pitino because of a federal bribery investigation, a scandal that has shaken the university and brought down one of the most prominent coaches in college basketball. "I do not dispute ULAA's right to terminate my employment at its discretion", Pitino's affidavit stated. "I have given no 'cause" for termination of my contract". (more...)
Suspended Elliott getting emergency hearing in NY Suspended Elliott getting emergency hearing in NY
- October 18, 2017

The case now moves to a court in NY, where the NFLPA is seeking a temporary injunction in an emergency hearing. In a 38-page filing Monday, the NFLPA cited a disciplinary process "that has denied the Union and Elliott of fundamental fairness" and mentioned the "forthcoming" motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction. (more...)
Brendan Rodges: 'Celtic will cope without Jozo Simunovic at Bayern Munich' Brendan Rodges: 'Celtic will cope without Jozo Simunovic at Bayern Munich'
- October 18, 2017

Brendan Rodgers says his Celtic squad are in Germany to play football and score goals against Bayern Munich. Celtic were never really expected to make it out of this group but the side will still have hope of getting a result here since it will make an impact. (more...)
Furyk hopes Tiger will play role on US Ryder Cup team Furyk hopes Tiger will play role on US Ryder Cup team
- October 18, 2017

Hardly surprisingly, Furyk basically repeated what Davis Love said two years before. "Well, we're off to some start, that's for sure". "Tiger Woods is a great resource and would be a welcome addition to the team, whether that would be as a player or as a vice captain", Furyk said. (more...)
Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) Short Interest Down -12.25% - Currently Trading Up
- October 18, 2017

The company's Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $0.57, according to consensus of 9 analysts. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Aramark from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. (more...)
NFL, NFLPA focus on how to promote social change
- October 18, 2017

There is a quiet mandate, though, for those discussions: figuring out how to get the attention back on those social issues, not how they are being publicized. Asked if he expected to see more players kneeling in upcoming games, Ross said, "I can't really tell you what people are going to do". "My request is simple: stand for the American flag and the national anthem out of respect for those who risk their lives for our freedoms, and then take a stand against domestic violence to keep ... (more...)
The Thunder Gave Kevin Durant's Number to an Undrafted Rookie The Thunder Gave Kevin Durant's Number to an Undrafted Rookie
- October 18, 2017

Terms of Dozier's agreement weren't released. The Thunder have no obligation to accommodate a guy who will likely spend most of the season bouncing between the G-League and the big club, even if Kyle Singler already claimed his college number. (more...)
Jags sign kicker Josh Lambo after releasing Jason Myers
- October 18, 2017

He was released on September 2. Myers was 11-of-15 on field goals on the season and missed one against the Jets in a game that Jacksonville would ultimately lose on a field goal in overtime. Lambo left the Chargers after getting beaten out by Younghoe Koo in a kicking competition. For the season, Myers has missed four of 15 field goal attempts and flubbed two extra points. (more...)
Broncos WRs Emmanuel Sanders and Isaiah McKenzie to undergo MRIs Broncos WRs Emmanuel Sanders and Isaiah McKenzie to undergo MRIs
- October 17, 2017

Sanders was carted off late in the third quarter after falling awkwardly on his right ankle on a passing play. But, the play resulted in Sanders having to be carted off the field with a right ankle injury, and left the fanbase with an understandably large amount of concern. (more...)
Kyrie Irving tries to explain Boston is 'real, live sports city' comment Kyrie Irving tries to explain Boston is 'real, live sports city' comment
- October 17, 2017

This is not going to be the same team it is in May. CLEVELAND (AP) - Kyrie Irving is back where his National Basketball Association journey began six years ago. Lonzo Ball #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on during the first half of a preseason game against the Denver Nuggets at Staples Center on October 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (more...)
Benfica 'tricky adversaries' for Manchester United: Jose Mourinho Benfica 'tricky adversaries' for Manchester United: Jose Mourinho
- October 17, 2017

The Red Devils are in Portugal in order to play their third game of the group stage after having won the first two against FC Basel and CSKA Moscow. Benfica have only failed to score in two of their last 18 home UEFA Champions League matches . (more...)
Gregg Popovich slams Donald Trump as 'soulless coward' after latest comments Gregg Popovich slams Donald Trump as 'soulless coward' after latest comments
- October 17, 2017

At an impromptu news conference in the White House Rose Garden, Trump told reporters that he had written "personal letters" to the families of the soldiers, which he said had either "been sent" or were "going out tonight", adding that they "were written during the weekend". (more...)
LeBron James: 'I still got Pandora with commercials' LeBron James: 'I still got Pandora with commercials'
- October 17, 2017

If anything, this shows the unique bond that both James and Wade share on and off the court. LeBron James was asked he he thought he might be considered greater than Michael Jordan by most people. I'm not buying no apps. "I still got Pandora with commercials". As for his hair, it is no secret that James has been subtle and subconscious about his own hair in the last several years. (more...)
Antonio Conte expects sleepless night after shock defeat to Crystal Palace Antonio Conte expects sleepless night after shock defeat to Crystal Palace
- October 17, 2017

Crystal Palace got their first points on the board as they stunned defending Premier League champions Chelsea with a 2-1 win at Selhurst Park this afternoon. Former Napoli and Chelsea forward Gianfranco Zola has weighed in on this week's Champions League matches involving those two clubs. But for sure it is another loss, a big loss for us. (more...)