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Kings don't chase other kings - Wilder is 'declaring war' on Joshua
- October 31, 2017

He continued to stress he will accept promoter Eddie Hearn's £3 million offer to fight Dillian Whyte, but only if he can face Joshua afterwards. Joshua admits he does not know if fights against both Parker and Wilder will happen next year, but says he is not prepared to give up his belts outside the ring. (more...)
Kieran Tierney extends Celtic stay after signing new six-year contract Kieran Tierney extends Celtic stay after signing new six-year contract
- October 31, 2017

The 20-year-old, who is closing on in 100 first-team appearances at Parkhead, will remain at the club until at least the summer of 2013. The Scotland worldwide has won two Scottish Premier League titles and a Scottish Cup with Celtic , and the talented defender even captained the Bhoys in August for a cup game against Kilmarnock. (more...)
Autumn internationals: Semesa Rokoduguni called up by England Autumn internationals: Semesa Rokoduguni called up by England
- October 31, 2017

The Bath wing scored his sixth and seventh tries of the season against Gloucester on Sunday, putting him top of the Premiership charts alongside Leicester Tigers' Jonny May. His Wasps team-mate Matt Mullan will also miss the trip to Portugal after tearing a tendon in his triceps during the same game. 'I have spoken to Eddie about the way I have been playing, he has been happy with my defensive improvements. (more...)
Injury worries mount for Real Madrid ahead of Tottenham clash Injury worries mount for Real Madrid ahead of Tottenham clash
- October 31, 2017

Spurs have now been beaten in their last two games, at home to West Ham in the Carabao Cup. Sunday's shock 2-1 defeat to Liga newcomers Girona saw them fall eight points behind arch rivals Barcelona in the standings, the biggest gap they have faced with a league leader since their final turbulent campaign under Jose Mourinho in 2012/13. (more...)
Texans owner meets with players after 'inmates' comment Texans owner meets with players after 'inmates' comment
- October 31, 2017

The remark made in NY earlier this month led to an on-field protest at Sunday's game in Seattle. According to ESPN magazine, the billionaire baron McNair said he did not approve of the NFL players kneeling during the national anthem by saying imprudently that "we can not have the inmates running the prison ". (more...)
National Football League trade rumors: Colts reportedly willing to deal TY Hilton National Football League trade rumors: Colts reportedly willing to deal TY Hilton
- October 31, 2017

Colts GM Chris Ballard , who hasn't even been on the job in Indy for 11 months has already made two trades with Bill Belichick and the Patriots, having sent tight end Dwayne Allen to the Pats for a fourth round draft pick and having traded wide receiver Phillip Dorsett in exchange for QB Jacoby Brissett . (more...)
Patriots Trade Jimmy Garoppolo to San Francisco Patriots Trade Jimmy Garoppolo to San Francisco
- October 31, 2017

Garoppolo is in the final year of his current contract, while serving as Tom Brady's primary backup. They began the year with Brian Hoyer under center for first-year head coach Kyle Shanahan, before pivoting to third-round pick C.J. It is unknown how soon Garoppolo will be able to start for the 49ers. "He was a very good thrower", Shanahan told NBC Sports Bay Area in February . (more...)
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez: 'We paid for our mistake against Burnley' Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez: 'We paid for our mistake against Burnley'
- October 31, 2017

Newcastle counterpart Rafael Benitez , meanwhile, urged his side to be more street-wise after they slipped to their first defeat in five matches. Burnley ended its losing skid at one match, using a late Jeff Hendrick goal to knock off Newcastle United and rise back into the Top Seven with a 1-0 win at Turf Moor on Monday. (more...)
PDP PDP "tricks" will not distract the APC, state chairman says
- October 31, 2017

Members of the Save APC and Democracy Youth Vanguard , who carried placards, disrupted the flow of traffic around the secretariat. Among leaders of the party Odigie-Oyegun is believed to have offended include former Lagos State governor, Senator Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. (more...)
Former Washington DE Daniel Te'o-Nesheim Dies at Age 30 Former Washington DE Daniel Te'o-Nesheim Dies at Age 30
- October 31, 2017

He returned to the Hawaii Preparatory Academy, where he played high school football, this past year to be the team's head coach. Te'o-Nesheim graduated from the University of Washington in 2009 as the Huskies' all-time sack leader and his 30 career sacks from 2006-09 still ranks second on the Huskies' all-time list. (more...)
Rafael Nadal Assured Of Number One After Roger Federer Injury Rafael Nadal Assured Of Number One After Roger Federer Injury
- October 31, 2017

The two old rivals have both had stunning seasons, returning to form and fitness with two Grand Slam titles each . He added that he would "love" to play at Bercy since he has missed the opportunity to play there a few times. Having won in Stockholm last week, the world number 19 was targeting back-to-back titles in Basel but it was not to be for the 29-year-old, who remains one place behind Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta. (more...)
Alonso: 'Too easy' for Hamilton in charge to 2017 F1 title
- October 31, 2017

All-round great guy David Beckham, once of football fame, called Hamilton a "true champion". Past year he had to chase Nico (Rosberg) right until the last race, but now Mercedes secured the Constructors' Championship four races before the end and Hamilton is champion in the third to last race. (more...)
Paul Casey to rejoin European Tour in hopes of Ryder Cup bid
- October 31, 2017

To him Europe's Ryder Cup cause was of secondary importance, especially with the former world number three starting a family with his wife Pollyanna. Casey played on three straight European teams from 2004-2008, winning twice. He is rejoining the European Tour to become eligible again for the Ryder Cup. But Europe's rules dictate that only players who are members of the European Tour can qualify or be picked for wild cards and, since relinquishing his card in 2015, Casey has declined ... (more...)
Tiger Woods to make return at Hero World Challenge Tiger Woods to make return at Hero World Challenge
- October 31, 2017

Woods made a similar return from injury at this same event previous year, finishing in a share of last place among those who completed four rounds, but in a tie for the tournament lead in birdies with eventual champion Hideki Matsuyama . Three days ago he pleaded guilty to reckless driving in a deal to keep him out of jail. In recent weeks, Woods has posted practice videos, leading to speculation that his return was imminent. (more...)
Toyota Formally Opens Engineering Center in Scott County Toyota Formally Opens Engineering Center in Scott County
- October 31, 2017

The $80 million state-of-the-art facility allows engineers to design and test manufacturing processes that will be used at Toyota plants in North America. The company also made a $50,000 contribution to the Kentucky Science Center to create a "robotics on the road to coding" program for students across the state, kindergarten through tenth grade. (more...)
Roma star Radja Nainggolan reveals how close he came to Blues transfer Roma star Radja Nainggolan reveals how close he came to Blues transfer
- October 31, 2017

Victor Moses is the only Chelsea player definitely ruled out of the Roma match as he nurses a hamstring problem of his own, but Danny Drinkwater is available after playing more than an hour in a 2-1 win over Everton in the Carabao Cup and coming on as a substitute against Bournemouth. (more...)
Scotland to ask to wear poppies against the Netherlands Scotland to ask to wear poppies against the Netherlands
- October 30, 2017

The statement said that the IFA will seek permission from the opposition and Federation Internationale de Football Association before wearing poppy armbands. All four home nations observe Armistice Day or Remembrance Sunday, when British football teams traditionally hold a minute's silence and wear embroidered poppies on their shirts that weekend. (more...)
Bears' Jerrell Freeman suspended 10 games for PEDs Bears' Jerrell Freeman suspended 10 games for PEDs
- October 30, 2017

The stiffer penalty comes after the middle linebacker was suspended four games for the same violation during the 2016 season. He has had an impressive career as an undrafted free agent out of Mary Hardin-Baylor, but after the latest suspension there are serious question marks about his future. (more...)
Cronk signs two-year deal with Roosters Cronk signs two-year deal with Roosters
- October 30, 2017

Journalist Danny Weidler broke the news on Monday morning, reporting that Cronk has accepted a two-year deal to join the Roosters that will be formally announced later today. "If it does happen and there can be a way to have all three halves (including five eighth Luke Keary) playing in the same team, I think if you can make it work, then what a force", said Cordner. (more...)
Will NFL suspend Fletcher Cox for this hit on 49ers' Joe Staley? Will NFL suspend Fletcher Cox for this hit on 49ers' Joe Staley?
- October 30, 2017

Obviously, you can tell very little from that. Joe Staley was in good spirits Monday after being sent to the hospital a day earlier with a fractured orbital bone around his right eye. The TV replay doesn't give a great angle, but you can nearly see it at the bottom of the screen here. More word will be coming on the NFL's decision. (more...)