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Roger Federer battles past Marin Cilic in three sets at ATP Finals Roger Federer battles past Marin Cilic in three sets at ATP Finals
- November 16, 2017

Roger Federer went through round-robin play at the ATP Finals undefeated for the 10th time as he returned to haunt Marin Cilic with a 6-7 (5) 6-4 6-1 win at the O2 Arena on Thursday. A stunning angled backhand volley at 5-5 gave him a set point and he crunched away a forehand victor, his 20th of a first set in which Federer's frustration was clear. (more...)
Liverpool manager Klopp admitted to hospital due to illness Liverpool manager Klopp admitted to hospital due to illness
- November 16, 2017

Unfortunately for Klopp, he may be without another former Southampton star in Sadio Mane for this game after the winger aggravated a previous hamstring injury during Senegal's game with South Africa during the worldwide break. All players have now returned from global duty - Spaniard Alberto Moreno, Germany's Emre Can, Dutchman Georginio Wijnaldum and Serbia's Marko Grujic - with the full squad scheduled to train together on Thursday afternoon. (more...)
Odion Ighalo advises Jack Wilshere to leave Arsenal Odion Ighalo advises Jack Wilshere to leave Arsenal
- November 16, 2017

If Betis are serious about signing Wilshere, they could even strike a deal in the January transfer window, or they could offer a pre-contract to the player, which is perfectly allowed as the Englishman is in his final year of his deal. Wilshere is still holding out hope for a call-up to Gareth Southgate's squad, and a January move to Spain could jeopardise that. "For him to get more games and to be ready for the World Cup, he has to play more so if he's still there and he's not getting the ... (more...)
CTE Confirmed 1st Time in Living Ex-NFL Player CTE Confirmed 1st Time in Living Ex-NFL Player
- November 16, 2017

But Bailes, Bennet Omalu - who coined the term CTE after discovering it in Pittsburgh Steelers center Mike Webster in 2002 - and other the researchers were convinced they were seeing the telltale signs of the disease in scans of former players and service men and women. (more...)
Bad news for Arsenal's Santi Cazorla Bad news for Arsenal's Santi Cazorla
- November 16, 2017

Cazorla was handed a one-year contract extension earlier this year despite the injury problems, but his deal expires next summer and there seems to be a real chance he may never play for Arsenal again, though Wenger did not want to contemplate that notion. (more...)
Manchester United report 17.3 percent rise in first-quarter revenue Manchester United report 17.3 percent rise in first-quarter revenue
- November 16, 2017

Executive vice chairman Ed Woodward said: "We are just over a quarter of the way through what promises to be another exciting season". Marcos Rojo has set a target of returning to first-team action for Manchester United's Champions League fixture with CSKA Moscow at Old Trafford next month. (more...)
Long-term Arsenal target open to move away Long-term Arsenal target open to move away
- November 16, 2017

However, the Chilean's proposed move to Manchester City collapsed and Draxler subsequently admitted he never considered Arsenal , as he instead pined for a move to Barcelona up until the twilight of the summer transfer window in the hope the club would abandon attempts to sign Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool . (more...)
Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez suspended from bowling in internationals Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez suspended from bowling in internationals
- November 16, 2017

After his action was independently assessed at Loughborough University in England, Hafeez has now been suspended from bowling once again. The spinner has taken 247 wickets in 326 worldwide games for Pakistan . This is the third time in three years that Hafeez has been suspended from bowling in global matches. He was reported in November 2014 for the first time. (more...)
Southampton boss Pellegrino confident of Van Dijk focus Southampton boss Pellegrino confident of Van Dijk focus
- November 16, 2017

A January move to Liverpool has been mooted but Southampton could be unlikely to sell Van Dijk in the middle of the season. "I don't think it will be hard because Virgil knows he is focused 100 per cent on our team and is training well", he said. (more...)
Grigor Dimitrov beats David Goffin at ATP Finals Grigor Dimitrov beats David Goffin at ATP Finals
- November 16, 2017

I had the commitment with the event, with the city, with myself. I tried hard. I did the thing that I had to do to try to be ready to play. "I am humbled to win that match". "I can not hold with enough power to keep playing". He added when asked about the tape on his knee: 'I have a tape on my knee since, yeah, the US Open. (more...)
Jaguars DB Tashaun Gipson wants to score 40 on Browns Jaguars DB Tashaun Gipson wants to score 40 on Browns
- November 16, 2017

It wasn't a shot. "I think you go there and wear whatever is comfortable and try to keep warm and go play football". "I really feel this defense can pitch a shutout". We know that we have a couple of tough matchups. The hope is the players and coaches take it as personal as the fan will. That is not something that we like to do as a team. (more...)
How Blackpool compare in the Price of Football study How Blackpool compare in the Price of Football study
- November 16, 2017

A cup of tea at Bloomfield Road costs £2, only six League One clubs charging more. The most expensive matchday ticket for an adult is for £34 at Charlton , but again the club have reduced the price from a year ago. The price of a cup of tea remains £2 at City, with just four teams offering a cheaper cuppa, Burton's £1.50 remaining the cheapest despite putting their price up 20p. (more...)
Pick your Arsenal XI to face Tottenham on Saturday Pick your Arsenal XI to face Tottenham on Saturday
- November 16, 2017

Arsenal have to keep him, Ozil and Sanchez. "In the team we don't have the same talent, everybody has their job to do on the pitch", he added. The Italian global scored 26 goals in the Serie A last season and was at the centre of a lot of transfer rumours throughout the summer. (more...)
Jose Mourinho feels England could win next year's World Cup Jose Mourinho feels England could win next year's World Cup
- November 16, 2017

Mourinho, however, warned England , who next play friendlies against Netherlands and Italy in March, not to expect things to all go their own way and says there are a number of other sides who could become champions. Tunisia would represent the greatest goal threat from pot three, having scored at just under two goals a game in their final group qualifying stage. (more...)
Russia Found Still Not Complying On Doping, Hurting Olympic Hopes Russia Found Still Not Complying On Doping, Hurting Olympic Hopes
- November 16, 2017

WADA previously declared RUSADA non-compliant in November 2015 following its investigation into state-sponsored doping allegations in Russian Federation. The WADA Foundation Board ruled that the RUSADA still failed to meet two requirements in "Roadmap to Code Compliance", which was set to restore Russia's anti-doping programs following its investigation. (more...)
National Football League denies Vikings request to have Olsen pulled from broadcast
- November 16, 2017

NFL Network's Tom Pelissaro is reporting that the Minnesota Vikings requested FOX yank current Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen from his role as a color analyst for Sunday's game between the Vikings and Los Angeles Rams . Fox officials said they "fully respect" the concerns of the Vikings. "We look forward to welcoming him in the broadcast booth and giving viewers a unique perspective this Sunday". (more...)
Alabama's Minkah Fitzpatrick, Georgia's Roquan Smith named Nagurski Trophy finalists Alabama's Minkah Fitzpatrick, Georgia's Roquan Smith named Nagurski Trophy finalists
- November 16, 2017

The senior from Decorah, Iowa, now has three sacks, 9.5 tackles for a loss, seven pass break-ups, one interception, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery this season. Head coach Kirby Smart will be the event's keynote speaker. Oliver, the lone sophomore in the group, has 10 tackles for loss. Georgia ranks fifth in scoring defense at 14.5 points per game, fifth in run defense at 103.8 rushing yards, fifth in total defense at 277.5 yards and 11th in passing defense at 173.7 yards through the ... (more...)
Argentina to host 2023 World Expo Argentina to host 2023 World Expo
- November 16, 2017

The Trump administration has sought to boost American interest in world's fairs, events that introduced the world to the Eiffel Tower, the Ferris wheel and Seattle's Space Needle. The theme of Minnesota's bid was "Healthy People, Healthy Planet", with a focus on innovations in healthcare. "We are very happy not only for my country but for South America", Faurie told reporters in Paris as he invited countries around the world to mount exhibits at the expo. (more...)
Prannoy survives a scare against qualifier; Saina, Sindhu post wins Prannoy survives a scare against qualifier; Saina, Sindhu post wins
- November 16, 2017

At the start of the second game, Saina lacked momentum and she fell behind the Japanese shuttler. Prannoy will be up against Hog Kong qualifier Cheuk Yiu Lee in the next round. It was disappointment for India in the women's doubles, and mixed doubles events as well. In another round of 32, men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also failed to qualify to next round against Chinese duo of Cheng Liu and Nan Zhang who thrashed the Indians 13-21, 13-21. (more...)
Red Wings, Flames break out into line brawl on Wednesday Red Wings, Flames break out into line brawl on Wednesday
- November 16, 2017

An official had to pull Mantha off Hamonic after both fell through the gate to the Wings bench. Mantha and Hamonic had been going at it all game. "He'll be on the other side of it one day and realize that's probably not the way you act". Mantha has six points (three goals, three assists) in less than week during two games against the Flames. Detroit led 4-1 after the first period. (more...)