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Katie Taylor's Opponent Fails To Make Weight In Title Fight Katie Taylor's Opponent Fails To Make Weight In Title Fight
- October 27, 2017

The Irish fighter is about to contest for her first world title against WBA lightweight champion Anahi Sanchez, just eleven months after her first pro bout. I've completely focused on my performance. "My mind is purely on the fight". Over 80,000 fans are expected with Taylor's fight set to take place on the middle of the card and has said repeatedly this week that she is braced for the biggest night in her career to date. (more...)
Three videos that prove Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz deserves the MVP hype Three videos that prove Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz deserves the MVP hype
- October 27, 2017

We can all agree that Carson Wentz is in a groove. "Again, we knew we just had to weather that storm, stay together and we made the play", said Wentz . Corey's just a football player. He launched an absolute dime to Mack Hollins from 64 yards out for the wide receiver's first career touchdown. "That was ridiculous. (more...)
Sergey Kovalev v Vyacheslav Shabranskyy sanctioned for Andre Ward's old WBO title
- October 27, 2017

They have also confirmed that the Sergey Kovalev next fight against Vyacheslav Shabranskyy on November 25th in Madison Square Garden in NY will now be for the vacant WBO light-heavyweight title. Here is a quick stroll down memory lane to Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev's first fight. Shabranskyy (19-1, 16 KO's), a 30-year-old Ukraine native fighting out of Los Angeles, has won two straight since getting knocked out by former amateur standout and current world title contender Sullivan Barrera ... (more...)
Pulis keeping faith despite West Brom's drought Pulis keeping faith despite West Brom's drought
- October 27, 2017

If so and United and Spurs draw it will be the ideal afternoon for the blues ahead of a tough week which will see them go to Napoli in the Champions League before a home game against Arsenal next Sunday. City defeated Burnley FC by a 3-0 score line last weekend and eliminated Wolves from the League Cup on Tuesday night. The only team who were on more points at this stage of the season were Chelsea (27) in 2005-06. (more...)
New York Rangers vs. Arizona Coyotes - 10/26/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction New York Rangers vs. Arizona Coyotes - 10/26/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- October 27, 2017

Former Ranger Anthony Duclair cut the lead to 2-1 early in the second period, but Grabner answered 46 seconds later after accepting a precise pass from Nieves in front of the net and faking out Hill to restore the two-goal lead. "I think both teams are dying for those two points". "You'd have to say that this was a challenging game in the sense that you've got to think that they might be due to win one, and we need the points". (more...)
Chicago Bears at New Orleans Saints - 10/29/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction Chicago Bears at New Orleans Saints - 10/29/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- October 27, 2017

Running back Jordan Howard is averaging 80 yards per game and Tarik Cohen is averaging 32 yards per game. New Orleans has rattled off four straight wins both on the field and at the betting window so it's not surprising that bettors are taking the Saints on Sunday. (more...)
Kohl's Black Friday ad posted online Kohl's Black Friday ad posted online
- October 27, 2017

According to a leaked ad appearing on shopping advisory sites BFAds and BestBlackFriday , the junior department store will release its first round of Black Friday deals online at 12:01 a.m. Get an Apple Watch Series 3 for $329.99 and you'll earn a cool $90 in Kohl's Cash. Includes $60 Kohl's cash. For instance the DJI Spark Mini drone has a discount of $100 in Kohl's Black Friday sale and you earn $120 in Kohl's Cash to spend at Kohl's again. (more...)
General Assembly Passes Appropriation Bill for Penn State General Assembly Passes Appropriation Bill for Penn State
- October 27, 2017

After calling for months for them to be sent to his desk, Governor Tom Wolf today signed funding bills for Pennsylvania State University, University of Pittsburgh, Lincoln University, Temple University, and the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. (more...)
Arsenal to review Wenger's future in summer Arsenal to review Wenger's future in summer
- October 27, 2017

Keswick told shareholders to read the newspapers if they want to hear from owner Stan Kroenke, angering those in attendance, but Wenger defended the Arsenal chairman. But Wenger has failed to deliver a league championship since the 2003/04 season - and last season failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time since the 1999/2000 campaign. (more...)
Luke Bryan to Return to Bryce Jordan Center in February
- October 27, 2017

As for the tour, it gets underway February 16 in Springfield, M.O.at the JQH Arena and runs through fall of next year, though the entire itinerary hasn't yet been announced. What Makes You Country arrives December 8. Citi is the official pre-sale credit card of the tour, and Citi card members will have access to purchase pre-sale tickets beginning Wednesday, Nov. (more...)
New York Knicks vs. Brooklyn Nets - 10/27/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction New York Knicks vs. Brooklyn Nets - 10/27/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- October 27, 2017

As a team, the Nets shot 43 percent from the field and 17 of 46 from the three-point line as they rallied in the second half to escape with a big win despite playing without their leader in D'Angelo Russell . Coach Kenny Atkinson continues to build one of the best offenses for a point guard. Today's giant-killers are tomorrow's giants. Meanwhile, Russell Westbrook produced his 81st career National Basketball Association triple-double to spark Oklahoma City over visiting IN 114-96, ... (more...)
Texans' McNair on anthem protest: Can't have inmates running prison Texans' McNair on anthem protest: Can't have inmates running prison
- October 27, 2017

On Friday, Seth Wickersham and Don Van Natta Jr. of ESPN.com detailed the protest-focused meetings this month, which featured both private gatherings and a separate large session that also included players. NFL executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent , a former player, was offended by McNair's metaphor and stood up after the owners were done talking, stating that he had never felt like an "inmate" during his playing days despite hearing a number of derogatory terms like ... (more...)
Alibaba's Tsai still considering Brooklyn Nets stake? Alibaba's Tsai still considering Brooklyn Nets stake?
- October 27, 2017

The agreement values the Nets at $2.3 billion, ESPN reports. Current owner Mikhail Prokhorov is expected to retain control of the team until then. Notably, this sale does not include the Barclays Center, which Prokhorov is also the majority owner of. (more...)
Dolphins Ndamukong Suh Grabs Ravens Ryan Mallett's Throat Dolphins Ndamukong Suh Grabs Ravens Ryan Mallett's Throat
- October 27, 2017

Suh defended Kiko Alonso , who was penalized for an unnecessary roughness penalty in the second quarter, when he knocked out Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco with a blow to the quarterback's head as he slid. Mallett got upset that Suh gave him a shove after the play was whistled dead for offsides, so he got in the defensive tackle's face. " Simple as this: He came at me, tried to attack me, and I'm protecting myself", Suh said of Mallett. (more...)
Conte slams b******t reports of Chelsea mutiny Conte slams b******t reports of Chelsea mutiny
- October 27, 2017

Ancelotti and Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri have both been linked with the Stamford Bridge hot seat but both stories have since been denied, as Conte went on to talk about his friendship with Ancelotti. After nine matches of the new league campaign Chelsea are three points worse off than they were at the same stage last season and already sit nine points behind table-topping Manchester City . (more...)
Arsene Wenger: 'Eddie Nketiah will get chances in Arsenal first team' Arsene Wenger: 'Eddie Nketiah will get chances in Arsenal first team'
- October 27, 2017

Nketiah struck twice against Norwich City on Tuesday - in just his second appearance for Arsenal - to secure his side's progression in the EFL Cup. The Gunners now sit fifth in the Premier League table with 16 points from their opening nine fixtures. "At the moment he has got less minutes in the Premier League than other competitions". (more...)
Kidambi, Sindhu march to 2nd round of French Open Kidambi, Sindhu march to 2nd round of French Open
- October 27, 2017

Ayaka Takahashi of Japan in straight games, 21-16 21-14. Giant-killer Jeon , who had easily knocked out an off-colour No 5 seed, Chou Tien Chen of Chinese Taipei, in his lung-opener, clashes with Prannoy in the final quarter of the draw. (more...)
Joe Girardi out as Yankees manager Joe Girardi out as Yankees manager
- October 27, 2017

Just five days after the Yankees came within one game of an unlikely World Series berth, manager Joe Girardi is out of a job . He'll be a hot name on the open market if he wants to jump right back into managing somewhere else. Girardi compiled a 910-710 record while at the helm of one of baseball's most storied franchises and his win total ranks sixth in Yankees history. (more...)
Jitu Rai fails to make cut for 10m air pistol final Jitu Rai fails to make cut for 10m air pistol final
- October 27, 2017

The results: Men: 10m air pistol: 1. Just outside of the medal positions placed the second Spanish team composed by 34-year-old Alberto Fernandez and 30-year-old Fatima Galvez, who concluded with 28 hits out of 35 targets and placed 4th. (more...)
Tyson Fury promises 'three big fights' in 2018 Tyson Fury promises 'three big fights' in 2018
- October 27, 2017

Takam replaced Joshua's original challenger Kuburat Pulev who made a last minute withdrawal following a shoulder injury. "I have managed to become heavyweight champion of the world and who I am, I can present myself as the person I am today, with a project and vision of improving myself for the future". (more...)