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Real Madrid's Benzema aims thinly-veiled dig at Lineker Real Madrid's Benzema aims thinly-veiled dig at Lineker
- November 01, 2017

Lineker tweeted that the French foward's scoring record was not as good as it could be and that the player was 'decent, not great'. In an interview with Les Inrockuptibles (via Marca ) Benzema hit back at criticism from a fellow striker, saying he "felt sorry" for Lineker. (more...)
Dancing on Ice: Three new celebrities join line-up! Dancing on Ice: Three new celebrities join line-up!
- November 01, 2017

Great British Bake Off victor Candice Brown , rugby player Max Evans and former X Factor star Jake Quickenden are the latest contestants confirmed for Dancing On Ice 2018 . Evans, 34, previously played for Scotland's national rugby union team and is the brother of former rugby player and Strictly Come Dancing star Thom Evans . (more...)
Taco Bell offering free tacos on Wednesday Taco Bell offering free tacos on Wednesday
- November 01, 2017

Taco Bell is giving everyone a free Doritos Locos taco. That earned him the admiration of his teammates and a free taco for you. How many can I get? During Game 2, Houston Astros player Cameron Maybin hit a single at the top of the 11th inning then stole second base. (more...)
Next Everton manager: Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo on Toffees shortlist Next Everton manager: Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo on Toffees shortlist
- November 01, 2017

The 43-year-old former goalkeeper has also previously managed Rio Ave in his homeland and La Liga side Valencia . Wolves have made a flying start under Nuno and last night's 2-0 victory at Norwich saw them return to the top of the Championship with 32 points from 15 matches. (more...)
Manchester United set new club record under Jose Mourinho after beating Benfica
- November 01, 2017

We change a lot of players, we broke the natural dynamic of the team and the routines of the team. Manchester United will be looking to secure an early qualification to the knockout stage of the competition having won all their three games thus far. (more...)
Why wouldn't Cristiano Ronaldo swap shirts?! Girona player reveals all Why wouldn't Cristiano Ronaldo swap shirts?! Girona player reveals all
- November 01, 2017

But Harry for me is one of the best No. 9s in Europe and he's shown that every week. "Ronaldo is about pace, I'm not saying that Harry Kane is slow but he's not the same kind of player as you can see on the football pitch. "He carries Tottenham with his heart. But Harry is a thoroughbred professional and always wants the maximum success". The incident is one that was not picked up by referee Alejandro Hernandez Hernandez at the time, who has been at the centre of a number of ... (more...)
Phil Neville lambasts Chelsea's decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United Phil Neville lambasts Chelsea's decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United
- November 01, 2017

United are now on a run of 36 matches unbeaten in all competitions at Old Trafford, with their last loss on home turf coming against Manchester City in September 2016. He, along with Neville who continued his tirade below, isn't convinced by replacement Tiemoue Bakayoko. "I think that the title, you win in the let's say "small games" but also if you want to be first you have to win games like this, especially when you play at home you can not drop points", said Matic. (more...)
Rohit: We have the two best death bowlers Rohit: We have the two best death bowlers
- November 01, 2017

We are talking about two best death bowlers in world now. Endorsement came from Rohit as well. When you've got a score like 338, you want to see yourself up to have a small chase like that but you know that with Bhuvneshwar and Bumrah, who are probably two of the three best yorker bowlers in the world, so was always going to challenging. (more...)
Arsenal, Chelsea keeping tabs on RB Leipzig keeper Peter Gulacsi Arsenal, Chelsea keeping tabs on RB Leipzig keeper Peter Gulacsi
- November 01, 2017

And Red Bull Salzburg snapped him up in 2013 where he was part of the double winning team in his two seasons before joining their German counterparts, RB Leipzig, in 2015. The 27-year-old is now top of German magazine kicker's Bundesliga rankings for goalkeepers. Intriguingly, ESPN now claim that Gulacsi is attracting interest, as Arsenal and Chelsea are understood to be interested in signing the Hungarian global in January, with both clubs weighing up their goalkeeping situations. (more...)
Can Blake Shelton Get a Word in Edgewise? Can Blake Shelton Get a Word in Edgewise?
- November 01, 2017

The Voice coach endured good-natured but relentless ribbing from Jimmy Fallon about everything from his new album cover to his height. As always, Fallon enjoys playing up the over-exaggerated Southern style that Shelton embodies in his music and personality. (more...)
Josh Gordon to meet with NFL Wednesday, could be reinstated
- November 01, 2017

But according to ESPN's Adam Schefter , that may not be the case for long. At the same time, it was reported that the Browns were considering moving the rights to Gordon, something that didn't happen before Tuesday's 4 p.m. In 2013, the Baylor product earned All-Pro honors after posting an NFL-best 1,646 yards to go along with 87 receptions and 9 touchdowns. That is less likely with Gordon's future up in the air until Wednesday at the earliest. (more...)
Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins dunks on Heat's Richardson in win Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins dunks on Heat's Richardson in win
- November 01, 2017

The 6-foot-8, 202 pound forward can turn the corner in the lane, attack the rim, and elevate above the trees, unearthing a rim-rattling dunk and turning a game on its head. Heat: Miami missed more free throws in the first quarter (three) than in its two previous games combined (two). Olynyk came off the bench for 23 points and six boards, while Dragic contributed 18 points, six rebounds and five assists. (more...)
Meet Mister Negative in new Spider-Man teaser trailer Meet Mister Negative in new Spider-Man teaser trailer
- November 01, 2017

Still, there are times when you won't be fighting, as you'll either be investigating certain crime scenes with Mary Jane, or living out the day-to-day actions with Peter Parker , depending on the direction that the story takes. With a license as rich as Spider-Man, the story makes a big difference to how we play. There's also the jab at Michael Keaton's role as the movie's main villain Adrian Toomes, also known as Vulture, which is his third performance as a winged character. (more...)
Rafael Nadal to tackle Chung Hyeon at Paris Masters Rafael Nadal to tackle Chung Hyeon at Paris Masters
- November 01, 2017

Federer also broke the streak of losing to Del Petro at his home tournament in Basel, after losing to the Argentine in 2012 and 2013. But while he does not regret skipping the build-up to Roland Garros, he expressed his frustration at picking up a back injury that ruled him out of Cincinnati and hampered his progress at the US Open - where he fell in the quarter-finals to Juan Martin del Potro. (more...)
Giants suspend Janoris Jenkins for violating team rules Giants suspend Janoris Jenkins for violating team rules
- November 01, 2017

With Odell Beckham (ankle) and Brandon Marshall (ankle) out for the season, Shepard and Evan Engram figure to stay busy. "Everything falls on my shoulders", McAdoo said. Week 9 gets the second half of the season underway for the Los Angeles Rams . "I think we bought into some of the hype that this is a good-looking football team". (more...)
Georgia tops first CFP poll of season Georgia tops first CFP poll of season
- November 01, 2017

Georgia moved up one spot to No. 2 after its 42-7 blowout win over Florida, combined with Penn State's loss to Ohio State. Penn State (7-1), 8. The first College Football Playoff rankings of the year will be announced on Tuesday at 6 p.m. (more...)
Conor McGregor apologises for using gay slur at UFC Gdasnk
- November 01, 2017

If Conor McGregor is suddenly stripped of the UFC lightweight title tomorrow or if he loses the belt upon his long-awaited return to the octagon, we are sure he will still be the most targeted man in MMA . Others believe Tony Ferguson is the rightful next man in line. "It will validate what a championship belt is all about". McGregor leaned close to his ear and repeatedly used the slur during a conversation he apparently thought wouldn't be overheard. (more...)
Sixers do not pick up fourth-year option on Jahlil Okafor
- November 01, 2017

Before the start of the season, 76ers general manager Bryan Colangelo stressed that the team is not actively shopping Okafor [VIDEO ], saying that the big man is crucial to the team in case starting center Joel Embiid goes down with an injury. (more...)
Cleveland Browns tried, failed to acquire AJ McCarron at deadline Cleveland Browns tried, failed to acquire AJ McCarron at deadline
- November 01, 2017

The Browns and Bengals discussed a trade for backup quarterback AJ McCarron . The Browns have gone radio silent in regards to the days events and messages requesting comment and clarification on the situation have gone unanswered by the team. (more...)
Deer rescued from pumpkin bucket Deer rescued from pumpkin bucket
- November 01, 2017

The residents were eventually able to encircle the deer and entrap it. One man said his Fit Bit logged four miles during the foot-search. The deer was seen primarily in the wooded areas of the Sherwood Forest neighborhood, Meyerrenke said. (more...)