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No-ho-ho, Premier League cancels Christmas Eve game No-ho-ho, Premier League cancels Christmas Eve game
- October 19, 2017

The Premier League has confirmed that no fixtures will take place on Christmas Eve following lengthy discussions with clubs, fan groups and broadcasters Sky and BT. The Premier League insisted supporters' feelings on festive fixtures were taken into account to reduce travel times for traditional Boxing Day and New Year's Day games. (more...)
Pique off but easy win for Barcelona Pique off but easy win for Barcelona
- October 19, 2017

The Spain worldwide received an early booking during this week's 3-1 UEFA Champions League win over Olympiacos for a foul on Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe before being red-carded two minutes before the break after being adjudged to have deliberately attempted to score with his hand. (more...)
Big Ten to play 20-game conference schedule next season
- October 19, 2017

Ward was named honorable mention All-BIG Ten in 2017 by both the coaches and media after scoring in double figures in 22 games last season, including six games of scoring 20 or more points. As a result, even the conference's best rivalries have taken a hit, including Michigan vs. Michigan State , a game that will only be played once this season. (more...)
History boys Italy draw Sweden in tricky 2018 World Cup playoff History boys Italy draw Sweden in tricky 2018 World Cup playoff
- October 19, 2017

The federation said on Wednesday that it had offered to increase the amount of monetary support for their female athletes by 2 million kroner ($316,000) to 4.6 million kroner ($727,000), but an agreement has not been reached. The Euro 2017 runners-up, who did not play their friendly against the Netherlands last month because of the dispute, have another World Cup qualifier next Tuesday, against Croatia. (more...)
Lloris: I'm glad I stayed at Tottenham
- October 19, 2017

The France worldwide was linked with a move away from the North London club when the Argentine succeeded Tim Sherwood as manager in 2014, but he was impressed by the new coach's ideas. It is a far cry from their string of disappointing seasons in the Europa League and even last year's displays in the Champions League, when Spurs failed to make it out of a group that included Monaco, CSKA Moscow and Bayer Leverkusen. (more...)
Man City beats Napoli 2-1 for 3rd win in Champions League Man City beats Napoli 2-1 for 3rd win in Champions League
- October 19, 2017

The Serie A leaders will be closely monitoring the fitness of Insigne ahead of the game against second-placed Inter. City could have forward Sergio Aguero back in their side, three weeks after he broke a rib in a vehicle crash. Although we will be seeing the best in England and the best in Italy battling it out, it looks like Manchester City should have the quality and confidence to come away with a third consecutive win in the Champions League. (more...)
Jaguars president apologizes for team's anthem protest in London
- October 19, 2017

Similar demonstrations happened across the NFL as players, coaches and executives responded to President Donald Trump's suggestion that teams should punish players making any sort of statements of protests during the national anthem. The rest of the team - including Khan and head coach Doug Marrone - stood behind the kneeling players with locked arms. What upset many veterans, and others, was not just the Jaguars decision to kneel for the US anthem, but the decision to stand for Britain's ... (more...)
Chevron: Refinery fire won't affect distribution Chevron: Refinery fire won't affect distribution
- October 19, 2017

El Segundo police officers advised residents to shelter in place and close their windows. Surrounding streets were briefly closed, but no evacuations were ordered. AAA and Gas Buddies also said the fire should not have any impact on prices. It has the capacity to produce 290,000 barrels of gasoline per day. About 1,100 Chevron employees and 300 contract employees work there. (more...)
NBA Prediction: Are 76ers going to cover at Wizards? 10/18/17 NBA Prediction: Are 76ers going to cover at Wizards? 10/18/17
- October 19, 2017

After fully recovering from the Jones Fracture he suffered during training camp previous year, the former number one overall pick played his first regular season game for the team, and was able to showcase his brilliant all-around game. Once Beal and Wall leave the game for rest, the Wizards do struggle to keep a lead, allowing teams to come back and position itself for a cover. Simmons played 35 minutes and seemed to effortlessly commandeer an offense that shot 46 percent from the floor ... (more...)
Jamie Redknapp: Jurgen Klopp as guilty as Jose Mourinho for Anfield performance Jamie Redknapp: Jurgen Klopp as guilty as Jose Mourinho for Anfield performance
- October 19, 2017

Goalkeeper David de Gea's heroics against Liverpool made sure the visitors walked away from Anfield with a point. Jamie Carragher has said that Jose Mourinho's negative tactics could end up costing Manchester United the title. "He did not want to lose and he didn't lose". Despite Liverpool's failure to beat their archrivals after being on the front foot nearly throughout the game, the former Reds winger admitted that he would always take a point against United. (more...)
Happy Tiger: Orgeron says Riley speech fueled LSU comeback Happy Tiger: Orgeron says Riley speech fueled LSU comeback
- October 19, 2017

Now the head coach at LSU, Orgeron is getting set to face the Rebels on Saturday in Oxford. "They're playing with a objective right now", Longo said. There has been a little more of a consensus on the total as the over-under opened up at 57.5 and has climbed to 59.5. "Yeah, chicken on a stick", Orgeron said. (more...)
Securities Analyst Recommendations: Delphi Automotive PLC (DLPH), TerraForm Global, Inc. (GLBL)
- October 19, 2017

Paradigm Asset Mngmt Limited Liability reported 1,900 shares stake. Panagora Asset Mgmt holds 0.22% in Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH ) or 610,031 shares. Bokf Na, a Oklahoma-based fund reported 9,195 shares. About shares traded. Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) has risen 30.43% since October 18, 2016 and is uptrending. (more...)
Toyota Sora concept previews the bus of the future
- October 19, 2017

As I said, it's a very luxurious looking vehicle, and it's not going to be representative of any hydrogen cars Toyota might produce for everyday people. Eight high-definition cameras inside and outside the vehicle provide peripheral monitoring, detecting pedestrians and cyclists in the area around the vehicle and warning the driver with sound and image alerts. (more...)
NLCS Game 4: Cubs Try to Avoid Being Swept by Dodgers NLCS Game 4: Cubs Try to Avoid Being Swept by Dodgers
- October 19, 2017

The play wasn't reviewable (and replays weren't clear on whether he did get a piece), yet the umpires got together and overturned the original call, causing Joe Maddon to go ballistic. Game 5 is Thursday, with Jose Quintana pitching for Chicago against Clayton Kershaw . Sure enough, it was Baez - the 2016 NLCS Co-MVP - who came through for the Cubs. (more...)
Maple Leafs vs. Red Wings: 5 Takeaways from Toronto's 6-3 victory Maple Leafs vs. Red Wings: 5 Takeaways from Toronto's 6-3 victory
- October 19, 2017

After reviewing all available replays and consulting with NHL Hockey Operations staff, the Referee determined that Detroit's Justin Abdelkader did not interfere with Toronto goaltender Curtis McElhinney before the puck crossed the goal line . (more...)
Mario Melchiot anxious for Chelsea, telling talkSPORT: 'Antonio Conte needs more players!' Mario Melchiot anxious for Chelsea, telling talkSPORT: 'Antonio Conte needs more players!'
- October 19, 2017

Chelsea stormed into a two-goal lead in the first half with David Luiz and Eden Hazard bagging for Antonio Conte's men. Had Antonio Conte got his wish, Nainggolan - who the coach described as 'one of the best midfielders in the world' - might have been playing in blue, though it could still happen in the future. (more...)
Kevin De Bruyne in no rush to agree new Manchester City deal Kevin De Bruyne in no rush to agree new Manchester City deal
- October 19, 2017

Guardiola had predicted a "fascinating" contest at the Etihad Stadium and that it was, but poor Napoli initially had no answer to City's rampant attacking play as Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus scored early on. Goal-line technology confirmed that the Belgian's effort had not crossed the line and referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz was again checking his watch when Reina and Kalidou Koulibaly combined to scramble Jesus' strike away from the goalmouth. (more...)
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...)

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