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Tide's Collin Sexton ruled ineligible because of Federal Bureau of Investigation probe Tide's Collin Sexton ruled ineligible because of Federal Bureau of Investigation probe
- November 08, 2017

Alabama Freshman point guard Collin Sexton was declared ineligible to play after the school determined he was the unnamed player identified in a federal corruption complaint against Auburn assistant coach Chuck Person and former National Basketball Association referee Rashan Michel, according to an ESPN.com report released Tuesday evening. (more...)
England vs Germany, Brazil: Dele Alli, Kane, Winks withdraw England vs Germany, Brazil: Dele Alli, Kane, Winks withdraw
- November 08, 2017

The Tottenham striker picked up a slight knee problem, whilst the young midfielder, who won his first worldwide cap in the Three Lions last match, has had to remove himself due to a twisted ankle. Harry Kane will be fit for Tottenham's huge away derby clash against rivals Arsenal after the global break, Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino has revealed. (more...)
Despite inability to work, TJX continues to pay employees in Puerto Rico Despite inability to work, TJX continues to pay employees in Puerto Rico
- November 08, 2017

It's unclear how numerous roughly 29 TJ Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods stores in Puerto Rico remain closed or how many workers TJX employs on the island. Some have praised the company's move, saying TJX could have saved money by not paying the employees while they can't work. Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello called Maria the most devastating storm in a century after it destroyed the U.S. (more...)
Vin Scully I'll Never Watch NFL Again ... Thanks to Protests Vin Scully I'll Never Watch NFL Again ... Thanks to Protests
- November 08, 2017

Dodgers announcer Vin Scully has announced he will never watch NFL games again. During a question and answer session after his speech, he was asked about the players' protests. Players say they are protesting not the USA military or the American flag but police brutality against African-Americans and social injustice. Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sparked the polarizing anthem issue when he first protested during "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the beginning of last season. (more...)
Broncos place Menelik Watson on injured reserve, sign T Cyrus Kouandjio Broncos place Menelik Watson on injured reserve, sign T Cyrus Kouandjio
- November 08, 2017

The Broncos also signed former Cowboys guard Ronald Leary, and drafted left tackle Garett Bolles in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft. Watson signed a three-year, $18.375 million contract that included $5.5. Because the trade deadline has passed and there aren't any quality free agent tackles available, Denver will have to stick with what they have to close out the season. (more...)
Aric Almirola will replace Danica Patrick as Stewart-Haas Racing's newest driver Aric Almirola will replace Danica Patrick as Stewart-Haas Racing's newest driver
- November 08, 2017

The 33-year-old from Tampa, Florida, will drive the team's No. 10 Smithfield Ford Fusion. I know what he expects and he knows my commitment. He took fourth place in the 2011 XFINITY Series championship and second place in the 2010 Truck Series. (more...)
Bucs wide receiver Mike Evans suspended one game
- November 08, 2017

Evans came flying in from behind Lattimore and speared him in the back. Lattimore turned around and shoved Winston in the chest. Appeals are heard and decided by either DERRICK BROOKS or JAMES THRASH, the officers jointly appointed and compensated by the National Football League and NFLPA to decide appeals of on-field player discipline. (more...)
Danny Rose sends message to Tottenham fans after horror interview Danny Rose sends message to Tottenham fans after horror interview
- November 08, 2017

Rose also believes the Tottenham fans have the same attitude of the situation as the manager, stating that he had felt that the situation had all been forgotten about and he was forgiven for his error. At that time, he was a target of serious interest from Manchester United and Chelsea and his comments upset both fans and the club, and saw him fined two weeks' wages. (more...)
CMS signals more state flexibility with Medicaid
- November 08, 2017

Average monthly enrollment in Medicaid, according to the Congressional Budget Office, has climbed by almost one-third, to 77 million people, since Obama signed the Affordable Care Act in 2010. -Streamlining and Improving Demonstrations, Amendments and Waiver Process. Waivers and demonstration projects that are less complex and have been operating smoothly will require much less reporting, CMS said, and waivers and demonstration projects that have a good track record of producing ... (more...)
UFC: Dana White Confirms Stephen Thompson vs. Darren Till in England
- November 08, 2017

Rising welterweight prospect Darren Till demanded a certain fight, and now he is going to get it in his hometown. According to White, Till (16-0-1) will face two-time title challenger Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night on February 24. (more...)
Mary Kom wins gold medal in Asian Women's Boxing Championships Mary Kom wins gold medal in Asian Women's Boxing Championships
- November 08, 2017

Her last medal was a gold in the Women's Flyweight (51 kg) category in the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon. "Magnificent Mary", as the Olympic medal victor is popularly known, started aggressively in the first round and then carefully looked for openings to score in the subsequent two rounds. (more...)
Sindhu, Nehwal to face each other at National Badminton Championships final Sindhu, Nehwal to face each other at National Badminton Championships final
- November 08, 2017

Saina hasn't competed at the Senior Nationals since winning back-to-back titles in 2006 and 2007, while Sindhu has also evaded the domestic tournament after since winning in the 2011 and 2013 editions. "If the level of skill and ability on display today was mesmerising to watch, tomorrow promises to be even better with India's top seeds locked in a showdown for the country's highest Badminton honours". (more...)
Julio Jones receives support after 'missed opp' Julio Jones receives support after 'missed opp'
- November 08, 2017

The new hashtag #DoTheJulio was created after Falcons receiver Julio Jones dropped the surefire touchdown pass in the end zone. "I think we are better than we've played up until this point". "That contributed to us going for some of the ones we did", Quinn said. "I know what we have to do". The perennial Pro Bowl wide receiver dropped a wide-open 39-yard touchdown with 8:12 left that would have cut Carolina's lead to three. (more...)
Ireland hopeful over Hendrick Ireland hopeful over Hendrick
- November 08, 2017

Wardy didn't train as he's looking after his knee". "We can discuss all that after these couple of games", he asserted. "When there's been big questions put to the players, they've come up with the answers", Keane said. Eriksen has scored four goals in his last four appearances for Denmark and Keane says Ireland must keep a close eye on the Tottenham playmaker. "Hopefully we'll have players in the team who will know what to do and not give him time and space", said Keane. (more...)
England midfielder Eric Dier: 'Germany match is not a friendly' England midfielder Eric Dier: 'Germany match is not a friendly'
- November 08, 2017

The 23-year-old also said coach Southgate has the right mentality and he wants to play global friendlies with the best nations. Raheem Sterling, Fabian Delph and Jordan Henderson are the latest withdrawals from England's injury-hit squad for friendlies against World Cup holders Germany and five-time winners Brazil, the FA said Tuesday. (more...)
Athletes react to the tragic death of Roy Halladay Athletes react to the tragic death of Roy Halladay
- November 08, 2017

The first boat to respond to the crash could not get to the plane because the area is so shallow, the Pasco County Sheriff's Office said , forcing them to call in a swift-water rescue team. "She's fought me the whole way", Halladay says in the video while standing next to his wife , Brandy. Many people's thoughts and prayers went out to his family on Tuesday. (more...)
IRFU question South Africa RWC bid in letter to World Rugby IRFU question South Africa RWC bid in letter to World Rugby
- November 08, 2017

Browne emphasised the need to reiterate that despite the published report, World Rugby needs to reconfirm to the council "that they may vote for any of the three bids" and a vote for Ireland "is not a vote against the process" but in line with the process agreed upon. (more...)
Leipzig confirm midfielder will be denied early Liverpool move Leipzig confirm midfielder will be denied early Liverpool move
- November 08, 2017

Leipzig are now second in the Bundesliga, four points behind Bayern Munich, and in contention to qualify for the next round of the Champions League . It had been claimed in some reports that Keita could make an early move to Anfield but Rangnick has shot down any hopes Liverpool may have had about Keita. (more...)
Oakland Raiders Respond To Rumor About Derek Carr's Injury
- November 08, 2017

Grimes said Carr was opposed to players sitting or kneeling during the national anthem, which led to a pregame dispute with members of the Raiders' offensive line, the only all-minority offensive line in the NFL . While Grimes says it was the Washington game where Carr got hurt, the injury actually happened the following week against the Broncos. Below are some of Oakland's reactions to Grimes' hot take artistry. (more...)
Mesut Ozil demands Jack Wilshere's no10 shirt to sign new Arsenal deal Mesut Ozil demands Jack Wilshere's no10 shirt to sign new Arsenal deal
- November 08, 2017

Despite a failure to compromise over salary, a new report from The Sun claims that Ozil could sign a new Arsenal deal if he is given the club's number 10 shirt as part of the agreement. The Chilean forward could leave the Emirates Stadium as early as January as Arsenal looks to get some form of fee for him. Wenger and Arsenal have been unable to show Sanchez that the club will, once again, be a force in the Premier League after slipping to sixth in the table after 11 games and ... (more...)