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Paul Pogba 'trains with Manchester United's reserves' Paul Pogba 'trains with Manchester United's reserves'
- November 10, 2017

Pogba has missed 12 games because of a hamstring tear but could be back to face Newcastle United on November 18. Supporters, and indeed anybody associated with the club, will just hope that Pogba isn't rushed back too quickly. Even during the start of the season, he helped the team a lot". As France is already loaded with one of the best young talents in the world, this is arguably the last chance for Martial to get his name in the squad for the upcoming World Cup. (more...)
Fighters grant Shohei Otani's wish to pursue move to major leagues Fighters grant Shohei Otani's wish to pursue move to major leagues
- November 10, 2017

While the move was expected, it was a major step in the process for the 23-year-old phenom to come to the Major Leagues. Neither MLB nor the MLBPA has commented on the negotiations, per Morosi, but the expectation is that once the meeting occurs, the wheels will be set in motion on a posting agreement between MLB and Nippon Professional Baseball, where Ohtani has become a star. (more...)
And it's NOT Chelsea And it's NOT Chelsea
- November 10, 2017

As with Hazard, such comments are to be expected, but while De Bruyne isn't anything like the goalscorer they are-his best tally for a season is 17-with each week that passes he inches closer to their pedestal. "When you get a new manager coming into a club with new ideas, you have to think and the players get pushed out of their comfort zone and I think Kevin De Bruyne has taken that and is using it to take his game to a different level". (more...)
Aly Raisman Says USA Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar Sexually Abused Her Aly Raisman Says USA Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar Sexually Abused Her
- November 10, 2017

Raisman will share her story in an interview with 60 Minutes that will air Sunday, CBS News wrote in a release previewing the episode . In a portion of the interview previewed by CBS News to the public, Raisman shared her frustration with the USA Gymnastics program and said she is angry. (more...)
Alvin Kamara wins FedEx Ground Player of the Week award Alvin Kamara wins FedEx Ground Player of the Week award
- November 10, 2017

The Saints have killed the spread when following up a win and have garnered the reputation of road warriors over the previous year and a half, so I'll lay the field goal with New Orleans here. "Had a chance to meet him a couple years ago and to see some of the things he does in the offseason and how he works and approaches the game. He's going to continue to be worked into the plan". (more...)
Vladimir Putin: Doping scandal might be United States meddling in upcoming Russian election
- November 10, 2017

In May 2016, he described in an interview to The New York Times an elaborate doping scheme that he said involved dozens of Russian athletes at the Sochi Olympics. The US was home to "the main companies that order and pay for television rights, the main sponsors and advertisers", he said. "In response to our supposed interference in their elections, they want to cause problems in the Russian presidential election", he said. (more...)
James Anderson to replace Ben Stokes as vice-captain in Ashes James Anderson to replace Ben Stokes as vice-captain in Ashes
- November 10, 2017

Stokes is awaiting the outcome of a police investigation into a fight outside a nightclub in September. England's all-time leading Test run-scorer is nothing if not determined, though, and the tourists can only hope his scrambled thirtysomething can prove an improbable launchpad for a prosperous campaign after all. (more...)
British surfer breaks his back in massive wipe-out in Portugal British surfer breaks his back in massive wipe-out in Portugal
- November 10, 2017

He broke the L2 vertebra in his lower back. Cotton told reporters: "What can I say?" He's already dreaming of the next big wave. "Thank you to all the lifeguards and crew on the beach who help (ed) stabilise me and do a great spinal recovery", he said. (more...)
United Kingdom inventor sets human powered jet suit record United Kingdom inventor sets human powered jet suit record
- November 10, 2017

By that point though it didn't matter because Richard had made already history with Gravity's game-changing invention. A British man set a Guinness World Record for the fastest speed in a body-controlled jet engine power suit this week. (more...)
Emotional Brian Boyle scores but Devils lose 3-2 in OT
- November 10, 2017

Boyle said he was feeling relatively unaffected by the disease upon diagnosis and that it would be treatable with medication, but he wasn't able to make his Devils debut until almost a month into the season. Boyle's goal just put an exclamation on the emotion the Devils showed off the opening faceoff, perhaps a response to coach John Hynes' challenge. Skating around to his right as his teammates surrounded him, Boyle's face erupted into a scream of relief and tears as he pumped his arm into ... (more...)
Hawks probe information leak linked to Jacques Pauw's book — Newsflash Hawks probe information leak linked to Jacques Pauw's book — Newsflash
- November 10, 2017

Instead of investigating what Pauw's explosive new book reveals about the agency - including that millions of Rands of taxpayers' money was blown on a bogus parallel intelligence network - the SSA has chosen to "shoot the messenger". SSA spokesperson Brian Dube said the charges that were opened related to the contravention of the Intelligence Services Act. But despite initial media reports claiming that Pauw had been charged, Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi said this was not the case. (more...)
Adidas reveals Russian Federation 2018 World Cup matchball Adidas reveals Russian Federation 2018 World Cup matchball
- November 10, 2017

According to the official statement form FIFA, the new ball is: "A reinvention of a classic model with a brand-new panel design and the latest technology: in an exciting re-imagining, Adidas today revealed the official match ball for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which pays homage to the first-ever Adidas World Cup ball". (more...)
Another round of layoffs to hit ESPN, SportsCenter this month Another round of layoffs to hit ESPN, SportsCenter this month
- November 10, 2017

Dynamic change demands an increased focus on versatility and value, and as a result, we have been engaged in the challenging process of determining the talent-anchors, analysts, reporters, writers and those who handle play-by-play-necessary to meet those demands. (more...)
Timmy Jernigan's extension portends D-line dominance for years to come Timmy Jernigan's extension portends D-line dominance for years to come
- November 10, 2017

He's one of many offseason acquistions that are paying off for Philadelphia. While no longer tasked with reading and reacting to each play, the former Florida State Seminole has been able to utilize his power, speed and relentless motor to burst into the offensive backfield on virtually every play. (more...)
Oops! Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Breaks Cover Ahead of Debut Oops! Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Breaks Cover Ahead of Debut
- November 10, 2017

It appears the new Corvette ZR1 will grace the cover of vehicle and Driver , and CorvetteBlogger.com has somehow managed to get its hands on it. Since all we know is what is on the cover shot, details are still sparse. The 2017 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is to be revealed on 12 November, ahead of an LA motor show debut later in the month. That's an awfully big rear wing, isn't it? Performance numbers for the 2019 ZR1 include a 0-60 time under 3-seconds, a quarter mile time under ... (more...)
Malky Mackay proud of Scotland players after Netherlands defeat Malky Mackay proud of Scotland players after Netherlands defeat
- November 10, 2017

I've only been in it 10 months and the fact the last performance director wasn't in it very long means there is a need for stability. Obviously I have a level of Premier League experience, but that was all I was asked to do - take the Holland friendly'. (more...)
Cardinals Adam Wainwright wins Silver Slugger Award
- November 10, 2017

He follows Bob Forsch in both 1980 and 1987 and Jason Marquis in 2005. The duo combined for 62 home runs and 172 extra-base hits as the American League Central Division champion Indians won 102 games, including an AL-record 22 straight. Selected to his first All-Star game, Ramirez collected 186 hits, including 29 home runs, and scored 107 runs. The extra-base hits are second-most by a switch hitter in Major League Baseball history, trailing just Lance Berkman's 94 in 2001. (more...)
Wembley to get first sight of video referee for England v Germany Wembley to get first sight of video referee for England v Germany
- November 10, 2017

The FA spent yesterday scouring for reinforcements after injuries to Jordan Henderson, Raheem Sterling and Fabian Delph swelled the list of absentees to six. The pair had treatment during the 1-0 win over Crystal Palace on Sunday. Despite there been numerous players dropping out of the senior squad which has seen Southgatecall on the likes of the uncapped Jack Cork to fill up the spaces, but they will be looking to impress against Joachim Löw's men on Friday before welcoming Brazil on ... (more...)
OJ Simpson reportedly kicked out of Las Vegas hotel OJ Simpson reportedly kicked out of Las Vegas hotel
- November 10, 2017

It's been pretty well known that OJ Simpson has basically been roaming around Vegas from bar to bar, casino to casino on the regular since he got out of prison. The news outlet says Simpson was "disruptive" and that glasses were broken at the bar. According to audio published by TMZ , a dispatcher mentions that "Orenthal is here" at Clique, a club inside the Cosmopolitan. (more...)
Attorneys Set to Deliver Closing Arguments in Det. Brian Moore Murder Trial Attorneys Set to Deliver Closing Arguments in Det. Brian Moore Murder Trial
- November 10, 2017

A Queens man has been found guilty of murder and other charges in the slaying of a 25-year-old NYPD officer gunned down in his patrol vehicle, right next to his partner, two and a half years ago. He died two days later at a hospital. Jansen testified that Moore asked Blackwell if he "got something" on him. Queens Executive Assistant District Attorney Daniel Saunders said the case was complicated and included dense testimony, but judging from the speed of the verdict, he said, jurors ... (more...)