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Louisville firing athletic director Tom Jurich after scandal Louisville firing athletic director Tom Jurich after scandal
- October 19, 2017

The University's Board of Trustees met Wednesday afternoon and following a vote, the Board fired the long-time Athletic Director. A Federal Bureau of Investigation probe that implicted several members of the college basketball community on September 26th that has led to the termination of Rick Pitino, Jordan Fair & now Tom Jurich opened the door into this entire ordeal. (more...)
Tiger Woods cleared to play by the doctor Tiger Woods cleared to play by the doctor
- October 19, 2017

The 14-time major champion has been out of action since withdrawing from the Dubai Desert Classic at the start of February and in April
underwent a fourth back
operation in three years. USA Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk has been encouraged by Woods's recent swing videos, although he admits it will be hard for the latter to return in time to feature in the 2018 contest. (more...)
Real Madrid 1-1 Tottenham: Spurs stars rated and slated Real Madrid 1-1 Tottenham: Spurs stars rated and slated
- October 19, 2017

Madrid created some very good chances in the second half but Spurs defended resolutely, and deservedly picked up a point. By his own reckoning, such a record of 0.37 goals per game was also "nada especial", they pointed out. It was evident at the start of the second half that the equaliser gave the home side real confidence and somehow they failed to take the lead just before the hour mark. (more...)
AI program beast former self in game of Go AI program beast former self in game of Go
- October 19, 2017

Demis Hassabis, co-founder and chief executive of DeepMind , Google's UK-based artificial intelligence company, said: "It's incredible to see just how far AlphaGo has come in only two years". "I hope that these kinds of algorithms, and future versions, will be routinely working with us advancing the frontiers of science and medicine", he says. (more...)
Carragher: My Liverpool played just like defensive United Carragher: My Liverpool played just like defensive United
- October 19, 2017

Mourinho revealed last week that he will not end his career at Manchester United . Mourinho said he was happy with the point after the game, but Carragher said on Monday Night Football that the Manchester United manager could come to regret his lack of adventure. (more...)
Alicia Keys returns to The Voice as fourth coach: 'Defending my crown!' Alicia Keys returns to The Voice as fourth coach: 'Defending my crown!'
- October 19, 2017

The Girl on Fire has returned to The Voice . Although Keys' return seems to be highly anticipated, at the moment, " The Voice " Season 13 is still taking place. In addition to her time on The Voice , Alicia Keys has won 15 Grammys. News, Paul Telegedy, the President of NBC Entertainment's Alternative and Reality Group, released a statement welcoming Keys back to the popular singing competition. (more...)
Chris Ballard: Andrew Luck's soreness is 'part of the process' Chris Ballard: Andrew Luck's soreness is 'part of the process'
- October 19, 2017

That's why we never put a timeline on this. Even though Luck has suffered a setback, something that Vice Chair/Owner Carlie Irsay-Gordon also mentioned on WRTV-6 prior to Monday's game in Nashville, Ballard was adamant on Wednesday that the actual throwing part of Luck's rehab has been progressing well. (more...)
Barcelona fans accidentally celebrate Gerard Pique's red card against Olympiacos Barcelona fans accidentally celebrate Gerard Pique's red card against Olympiacos
- October 19, 2017

After Barcelona had gone ahead thanks to an own goal by Dimitris Nikolaou in the 18th minute, the hosts were left a man down three minutes before halftime. Barcelona were back on the front foot seconds later, though, and Messi was forced to wait a little longer for his milestone goal when he was denied by Proto from inside the area. (more...)
Arsenal midfielder Wilshere fires back at Deeney: You can not question our character Arsenal midfielder Wilshere fires back at Deeney: You can not question our character
- October 19, 2017

The decision to omit Alexis Sanchez from the squad due to his travails with Chile was partly down to the mental and physical effects of his country's failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, yet the 28-year-old would have been nailed on to bury those aforementioned chances if he started the game. (more...)
Atletico in trouble after being held by Qarabag to 0-0 draw Atletico in trouble after being held by Qarabag to 0-0 draw
- October 18, 2017

Los Colchoneros have acquired just one point from their first two Champions League group games, and Simeone has called on a significant improvement to ensure that they are in contention to qualify for the next round. "We have to go in search of the game from kick-off". One side that will be desperate to win their game is Atletico Madrid , and they face Qarabag. (more...)
Raheem Sterling: Man City forward plans long-term future at Etihad
- October 19, 2017

I didn't need to worry about it and didn't think about it". With City challenging for honours domestically and in the Champions League and with a World Cup in Russian Federation at the end of the campaign, this has the potential to be a defining season for Sterling . (more...)
Koeman admits his tenure at Everton could be in crisis Koeman admits his tenure at Everton could be in crisis
- October 18, 2017

The Foxes, who sit two points below Everton in the league, sacked manager Craig Shakespeare on Tuesday. "It was because they did not see the new building until last Friday and of course if they are in you have a good lunch and speak about football". (more...)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX) Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX)
- October 18, 2017

Tyrus Sam holds 127,000 shares. 200,000 are held by Adage Capital Gru Lc. The number of shares changed hands in the stock is good, indicating the interest and low risk associated with it. now owns 3,053,843 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company's stock worth $53,030,000 after acquiring an additional 700,000 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Kobe Bryant takes to Instagram to offer encouragement to Gordon Hayward Kobe Bryant takes to Instagram to offer encouragement to Gordon Hayward
- October 18, 2017

DeRozan had tweeted about Hayward's injury before Bayless had, sending his well wishes to his fellow National Basketball Association player. Then focus on the recovery process day by day by day. Jaylen Brown told reporters after the game that the prayer's goal was to bring the team together during a tough time for not only the Celtics but also for Hayward and his family. (more...)
NBA's Bobby Portis 2-Pieced Teammate Nikola Mirotic, Hospitalized NBA's Bobby Portis 2-Pieced Teammate Nikola Mirotic, Hospitalized
- October 18, 2017

The incident allegedly occurred when Portis and Mirotic got into a shoving match during practice that ended with a cheap shot by Portis to the face of the 26-year-old. Mirotic was taken to the hospital and released later Tuesday, sources said. The 22-year old Portis , who the Bulls selected with the 22nd overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, is reportedly scheduled for a phone call with NBA officials in NY today to discuss last night's fight. (more...)
Ken Griffey Jr. statue vandalized, stolen bat returned Ken Griffey Jr. statue vandalized, stolen bat returned
- October 18, 2017

Mariners spokeswoman Rebecca Hale said the bat was taken at about 5 p.m. Tuesday. The statue of "The Kid" outside Safeco Field in Seattle was left empty-handed after vandals came through. . Klevenberg saw a man leaning on the bat while in a Tuesday afternoon meeting with his boss across the street from Safeco Field. The statue's sculptor is also reportedly advising the team on how to reattach his bat without it looking broken. (more...)
National anthem protests: Jaguars apologize for 'not comprehending effect' of demonstration
- October 18, 2017

The poor attendance seems to have a direct connection with players kneeling during the National Anthem in London last month. "Similarly, we today can better appreciate how standing for God Save The Queen may have been viewed negatively by our armed forces here in Jacksonville and beyond". (more...)
DeShone Kizer will likely be reinstated as Browns starting quarterback, by Wednesday DeShone Kizer will likely be reinstated as Browns starting quarterback, by Wednesday
- October 18, 2017

Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson has named DeShone Kizer as the starting quarterback for Week 7 against the Tennessee Titans . Hogan, a fifth-round pick a year ago who got the chance to start after playing well in the second half against the Jets in Week 5, got his first career start against the Houston Texans last Sunday. (more...)
De Bruyne: It's a great result for us De Bruyne: It's a great result for us
- October 18, 2017

It has been reported that De Koster is after securing a staggering £500,000-a-week deal for De Bruyne (as reported by Sports Mole ) - the star is now on four-year deal worth £115,000-a-week, which is relatively modest against his ability. (more...)
Ozil 'angry' that Arsenal haven't spent enough - Pires Ozil 'angry' that Arsenal haven't spent enough - Pires
- October 18, 2017

The Sun write that the Gunners, who really wanted the Portuguese global this summer before he moved to AC Milan for €38 million, are a potential way out for both the 21-year-old and the Rossoneri. Sanchez looks set to leave Arsenal before the summer transfer window next year, with his contract expiring at the end of the campaign - and he is refusing to sign a new deal. (more...)