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Rio Olympic head Nuzman formally charged with corruption
- October 22, 2017

Together with five others, Nuzman was convicted of racketeering, money laundering and violating currency laws during his tenure as elected president of the 2016 Olympic Games. De Menezes allegedly provided at least $1.5 million (£1.2 million/€1.4 million) through a company set-up by Diack's son, Papa Massata, to help solicit the votes of African IOC members in return for supporting Rio 2016. (more...)
Hope shines, Cremer puts Windies in spin Hope shines, Cremer puts Windies in spin
- October 22, 2017

After winning the toss and opting to bat , the Windies recovered from losing two early wickets to reach 154 for three at tea as Kieran Powell made 56 and Shai Hope reached the interval on the same score. Jarvis followed suit a week after Taylor, also putting to an end his Kolpak contract with Lancashire where he had been an integral part of the team taking wickets at regular interviews. (more...)
Late touchdowns lift Michigan State over Indiana Late touchdowns lift Michigan State over Indiana
- October 22, 2017

Lewerke hit Cody White over the middle for 16 yards to set up a more manageable fourth-and-3. Lewerke completed a short pass to freshman Hunter Rison to convert fourth-and-3, and a reverse to Davis on the next play gained 16 yards, setting up first down at the IN 13. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham will treat Liverpool game like Real Madrid Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham will treat Liverpool game like Real Madrid
- October 22, 2017

Tottenham's performance was another example of how much they have progressed since Pochettino took over in June 2014. "It's a book that that can be a service for a lot of people, and also professionals of what happens in the life of a club, or managerial staff, or people that have a responsibility so big..." We need options to rotate and to keep our level is important. (more...)
Watch Jemele Hill speak out about ESPN suspension Watch Jemele Hill speak out about ESPN suspension
- October 22, 2017

Hill received a two-week suspension for violating the company's social media policy. Hill will return to her normal spot alongside Michael Smith for the 6 p.m. Hill added, "The only thing I ever apologize for, I put ESPN in a bad spot; I'll never take back what I said". I put them in a bad spot and yeah, that's the truth of it. (more...)
Bulls' Bobby Portis apologizes for punching teammate Nikola Mirotic Bulls' Bobby Portis apologizes for punching teammate Nikola Mirotic
- October 22, 2017

The incident took place on Tuesday after the two teammates got into an altercation that resulted in Portis punching Mirotic. Mirotic will likely require surgery. I feel like I let my fans, the Bulls organization, [and] most importantly my teammates down. Portis, Chicago's first-round pick in 2015, said he has texted and called Mirotic, who, according to Portis, has not responded. (more...)
Brooklyn Nets National Anthem Singer Kneels During Team's Home Opener Brooklyn Nets National Anthem Singer Kneels During Team's Home Opener
- October 22, 2017

The Nets asked Brooklyn native Justine Skye to perform the National Anthem at their home opener at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn last night, and she used the opportunity to take a stance - and a knee - at the end of the song. Skye isn't the first anthem singer to make a statement during a performance. Skye, 22, appears to have taken a knee in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, based on an Instagram post about the evening, which included video of her performance and the ... (more...)
Cubs Fire Pitching Coach Chris Bosio
- October 22, 2017

Bosio had been with the Cubs the last six seasons. "Of course", Maddon said Wednesday, before the Cubs were eliminated by the Dodgers in the NLCS. Bosio helped set the foundation for the group that won last year's World Series and has made three consecutive trips to the NLCS. There are some issues looming for the Cubs heading into the offseason. (more...)
Conor McGregor Warned By Referee For Cageside Behavior
- October 22, 2017

Fili, meanwhile, admitted that the Irishman's presence and trash-talking got him " 10 times more excited , " which was evident when he mocked McGregor's "Billionaire Strut" before the fight began. But, if Lobov does take out Fili today in highlight reel fashion, and then bombs out say a top 15 ranked 145'er, then a main event could very well be in reach. (more...)
National Basketball Association fines Pelicans' DeMarcus Cousins $25K for inappropriate language toward fan National Basketball Association fines Pelicans' DeMarcus Cousins $25K for inappropriate language toward fan
- October 22, 2017

During a ceremony before the Pelicans' game against the Golden State Warriors on Friday night in New Orleans, NBA Cares Ambassador Bob Lanier will present the award to Cousins . While playing 38 minutes in Wednesday's road game in Memphis, Cousins came out extremely aggressive on both ends of the floor. I'm not going to let another person just disrespect me. (more...)
Grigor Dimitrov sets up Stockholm final with Juan Martin del Potro Grigor Dimitrov sets up Stockholm final with Juan Martin del Potro
- October 22, 2017

Dimitrov needed six match points to complete the victory which maintains his challenge for a debut at the season-ending championships in London next month. It was a close affair in the third set but it was the Argentine, who reached the last-four stage of the 2017 US Open, who managed to sneak through, winning the tie-break 7-1. (more...)
Lock tosses 6 TDs as Missouri thumps Idaho Lock tosses 6 TDs as Missouri thumps Idaho
- October 22, 2017

Missouri couldn't have imagined a worse start to Saturday's homecoming game against lowly Idaho. By halftime, Missouri led 51-14 and had accumulated 465 yards. After struggling against Auburn on September 23, Missouri's offense rebounded by scoring 34 points against Kentucky and 28 against Georgia, which had allowed just 17 points in its first three conference games. (more...)
TRADE ALERT: Penguins acquire Riley Sheahan from the Red Wings TRADE ALERT: Penguins acquire Riley Sheahan from the Red Wings
- October 22, 2017

The Red Wings drafted Sheahan in the first round of the 2010 draft, and the 25-year-old has played his entire career with Detroit . Detroit also sent defenseman Ryan Sproul to the New York Rangers for forward Matt Puempel. In 292 games, he has scored 38 goals and added 60 assists. Sheahan helped Grand Rapids win the 2013 Calder Cup championship, producing 16 points (3G-13A) in 24 games. (more...)
Denmark Open: Srikanth reaches semi-finals Denmark Open: Srikanth reaches semi-finals
- October 22, 2017

The 27-year-old Hong Kong player tried to halt Srikanth's momentum with smashes towards the end of the game but Srikanth returned the smashes easily thus breezing past him to win the second game 21-17. A 2-2 head-to-head record in career meetings - all of which had gone to the decider - meant nothing as Srikanth towered over Wong, showing better control and anticipation in the 39-minute semifinal duel. (more...)
Jimbo Fisher confronts taunting fan after Florida State's loss, apologizes in presser Jimbo Fisher confronts taunting fan after Florida State's loss, apologizes in presser
- October 22, 2017

The loss also drops the Seminoles to 9-8 in their last 17 Atlantic Coast Conference games. "There's no reason to be nasty", he said . I love them like a father. "I understand things will be said about us, that's life". With the scored tied at 28 in the fourth quarter, Florida State stuffed a Cardinals drive on fourth down and then fairly easily drove to the Louisville 21, a game-winning field goal within reach. (more...)
Former Ole Miss, NBA player Justin Reed, 35, dies of cancer Former Ole Miss, NBA player Justin Reed, 35, dies of cancer
- October 22, 2017

The recent surge came after a down stretch that included a blowout loss to Mississippi State and a stunning loss to Troy at Tiger Stadium. They are coming off their first SEC win of the season over the cross-divisional rival Vanderbilt Commodores. (more...)
OT interception enables No. 10 Oklahoma State to beat Texas OT interception enables No. 10 Oklahoma State to beat Texas
- October 22, 2017

Texas Longhorns wide receiver John Burt (1) is pictured during the University of Maryland Terrapins vs. the University of Texas Longhorns NCAA football game at Darrell K Royal Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas on Saturday, September 2, 2017. (more...)
England reach Under-17 World Cup semis England reach Under-17 World Cup semis
- October 22, 2017

Brewster also scored in the group stage against Mexico. Brewster completed his hat-trick with a stoppage-time penalty kick. "I thought our team was ready for the challenge but in the first 20 minutes we were so tentative in simple situations". (more...)
USC vs. Notre Dame 10/21/17 USC vs. Notre Dame 10/21/17
- October 22, 2017

Notre Dame has hit the over in four out of six games. While USC is a respectable 6-1, the Trojans are just 1-6 against the spread . The Trojans are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 road games, 2-6 ATS in their last 8 non-conference games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall. (more...)
National Basketball Association slaps DeMarcus Cousins with $25K fine for inappropriate language National Basketball Association slaps DeMarcus Cousins with $25K fine for inappropriate language
- October 21, 2017

Warriors coach Steve Kerr said he though Durant's defense changed the game for Golden State. "I just tried to contest every shot and try to help my teammates with drives and I was able to be in the right position". "I'm not satisfied though, because we're still 1-1". "I look forward to speaking to the league about it". The Warriors scored 121 points in the win, including 71 in the first half. (more...)

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