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Brazil star Neymar hangs out with Demi Lovato following England draw Brazil star Neymar hangs out with Demi Lovato following England draw
- November 15, 2017

It is not the first time that a big name footballer has been put into an awkward situation by a mascot with Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard one famously mocked by a particularly opportunistic Chelsea mascot . Recent reports suggested that Neymar could be unhappy in France, and although the Brazilian has rubbished those claims, Real are said to be chasing the player's signature. (more...)
Barry Trotz, Washington Capitals visit Nashville Predators — NHL on NBCSN Barry Trotz, Washington Capitals visit Nashville Predators — NHL on NBCSN
- November 15, 2017

ET. Craig Smith and Nick Bonino scored for Nashville as the ice was tilted toward Holtby. Pekka Rinne made 26 saves, and 12 players had at least one point for the Predators . It put us really out of reach there". Less than three minutes later, Kevin Fiala tipped a shot by Mattias Ekholm to put the Predators up by two goals, and though Oshie answered 17 seconds later, Washington wasn't able to catch Nashville after that fourth goal. (more...)
Free NFL Picks: LA Rams vs Minnesota Vikings Predictions 11/19/17 Free NFL Picks: LA Rams vs Minnesota Vikings Predictions 11/19/17
- November 15, 2017

Whitworth, especially, has answered the bell at one of the most important positions in the game. It's obviously a huge game for both teams . Keenum has outperformed the expectations of a backup and has the Vikings sitting on top of the NFC North . (more...)
Miami takes aim at No. 1 Alabama Miami takes aim at No. 1 Alabama
- November 15, 2017

Wisconsin, the other undefeated Power 5 team , is No. 5. UCF got a bit more respect this week, moving up three spots to No. 15. There can be a very small margin between one team and the next, and how the committee views similar teams can change based on how those teams' quality wins change. (more...)
Published the first teaser production SUV Subaru Ascent Published the first teaser production SUV Subaru Ascent
- November 15, 2017

The first Subaru Ascent is nearly uninformative. They've come a long way since Subaru began making tiny cars like the Subaru 360 called the "Ladybug" in 1958. The 2019 Subaru Ascent will be built at Subaru's plant in Lafayette, Indiana. Naturally, all-wheel drive of the symmetrical type is involved, along with an alleged new turbocharged boxer engine using direct injection. (more...)
Jeff Long out as UA Athletic Director Jeff Long out as UA Athletic Director
- November 15, 2017

Long's $750,000 a year contract was set to continue through next summer. Long has served as Arkansas' athletic director since 2008 and was the first chair of the College Football Playoff selection committee. Long hired Bret Bielema in 2013 following Petrino's departure and the ensuing fallout, but the Razorbacks haven't found consistent success with Bielema. (more...)
Pentagon will pay for transgender soldier's reassignment surgery
- November 15, 2017

The Pentagon approved a gender-reassignment surgery for an active-duty military member, defense officials said on Tuesday, four months after President Trump abruptly announced a ban on transgender people serving in the military. He originally called for the ban on transgender troops in a series of tweets in July. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in September clarified that transgender citizens can still join the military, amid growing criticism throughout the country. (more...)
Antonio Conte Not Thinking of Italy Return Says Former Juventus Supremo Antonio Conte Not Thinking of Italy Return Says Former Juventus Supremo
- November 15, 2017

The four-time champions and their FA now have a lot to answer for, and fans are crying out for current Chelsea boss Conte to return to his old post as national team coach after Ventura apologised following his failure. "He is one of my favourite players in world football and I would be hugely miffed if anyone including David thought I had anything but high regard for him then, now or indeed going forward at Chelsea". (more...)
Wenger open to worldwide role after Arsenal Wenger open to worldwide role after Arsenal
- November 15, 2017

Ahead of Arsenal's North London derby on Saturday against Tottenham , Wenger was asked about the possibility of managing an worldwide side in the future, after his time at Arsenal comes to an end. "Until the end of my life I will be in football, I don't know in what kind of [role] as a director, as a manager...as long as possible as a manager, but one day that will stop". (more...)
Japan edged by Belgium 1-0 in friendly Japan edged by Belgium 1-0 in friendly
- November 15, 2017

Roberto Martinez opted for a strong starting lineup, with all of Jan Vertonghen, Kevin De Bruyne, Dries Mertens and Romelu Lukaku given the nod. That means Lukaku only has 28 global goals to his name, according to official documentation, and thus still needs three more to break the record in FIFA's eyes. (more...)
Italy's Exit From World Cup Qualification Sees The End For Its Veterans Italy's Exit From World Cup Qualification Sees The End For Its Veterans
- November 15, 2017

And the last time Italy failed to qualify for a major tournament, was the 1992 European Championship. "We can't influence the draw", the German coach was quoted as saying by Fox Sports. At the other end, Sweden keeper Olsen saved well from midfielders Jorginho and Alessandro Florenzi, who also clipped an acrobatic volley narrowly wide. (more...)
Nathan Lyon blunder delays Sheffield Shield match Nathan Lyon blunder delays Sheffield Shield match
- November 15, 2017

It was where both sets of players, scorers and media were housed and the stand had to be evacuated because of that. There have been other instances in the past where a cricket match had been stopped due to weird reasons but this one tops the list. (more...)
Bills rookie QB Nathan Peterman replaces Tyrod Taylor as starter against Chargers Bills rookie QB Nathan Peterman replaces Tyrod Taylor as starter against Chargers
- November 15, 2017

Taylor did not play poorly in Week 9, but admitted it was a bad game for him and the offense this past Sunday when he went 9-18 passing for 56 yards with an interception. He struggled against the Saints, but the entire team looked terrible and it was the first time Taylor got to play with newly-acquired wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin . (more...)
Serena Williams to get married this week in New Orleans Serena Williams to get married this week in New Orleans
- November 15, 2017

A little more than two months after welcoming her first child with fiancé, Alexis Ohanian , the 23-time Grand Slam champion is reportedly ready for another relationship milestone, as she plans to walk down the aisle this week. Let the countdown begin! The wedding is being held amid such secrecy that the guests have been informed only of the city where it will be held but not yet the venue. (more...)
Man United 'fear' losing disgruntled Fellaini for free Man United 'fear' losing disgruntled Fellaini for free
- November 15, 2017

That's according to the Daily Star , who claim the Belgium global is unsatisfied with the new contract he's been offered at Old Trafford. However, United have far from given up hope of persuading Fellaini to commit to an extension with the club he joined in the summer of 2013. (more...)
Saints Game to be Aired on CBS at 1:25 PT Saints Game to be Aired on CBS at 1:25 PT
- November 15, 2017

The team is reportedly considering moving on from Brees after the season. Brees is 38 years old, and the Saints are winning primarily on the strength of the defense and the running game. He's on pace for about 23 passing touchdowns in 2017. Yahoo!: Saints 3rd, up from 4th - One reason the Saints' defense is playing well: New Orleans' offense is sustaining drives. (more...)
Lars Stindl's late equaliser helps Germany survive France challenge Lars Stindl's late equaliser helps Germany survive France challenge
- November 15, 2017

Lars Stindl rescued a draw in stoppage time to extend Germany's unbeaten run to 21 matches as the world champions twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with France in Cologne . Thus, Germany had the last laugh as Lars Stindl benefitted from Mario Gotze's lay up to make it 2-2 in the dying minutes of the game to shock the visitors from France. (more...)
Sumo star fractures wrestler's skull with beer bottle Sumo star fractures wrestler's skull with beer bottle
- November 15, 2017

November 14 (Jiji Press)-Yokozuna sumo grand champion Harumafuji has assaulted a junior wrestler, it was learned Tuesday. Both wrestlers are from Mongolia and the incident reportedly occurred during a party with other Mongolian wrestlers. (more...)
Liverpool's Solanke hoping to revive 'friendly rivalry' with former teammate for England Liverpool's Solanke hoping to revive 'friendly rivalry' with former teammate for England
- November 15, 2017

The other two - captain of the Under-20 World Cup winners (Cook) and Golden Boot victor in the Under-20s World Cup (Solanke). Solanke and Abraham joined Chelsea's youth-set up as eight-year-old's and have been close friends ever since. It is a friendly rivalry". The Chelsea academy graduate was recruited by the Reds in the summer following his decision to move on from Stamford Bridge in the search for regular game time. (more...)
Sunderland want Michael O'Neill to be their next manager Sunderland want Michael O'Neill to be their next manager
- November 15, 2017

However, Press Association Sport understands Bain is still pondering a range of options for an appointment he simply can not afford to get wrong after David Moyes and Simon Grayson both presided over disastrous spells at the Stadium of Light. (more...)