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Cris Cyborg vs. Holly Holm Set For UFC 219 Cris Cyborg vs. Holly Holm Set For UFC 219
- November 17, 2017

UFC 219 officially has a title bout. Holm, on the other hand, shocked the MMA community just over two years ago when she knocked out Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 to become the 135-pound champion. As for "The Preachers Daughter", Holly Holm was last seen in action this past June where she scored a sensational head kick knockout victory over former bantamweight title challenger Bethe Correia . (more...)
Aaron Judge finishes second in AL MVP voting to Jose Altuve Aaron Judge finishes second in AL MVP voting to Jose Altuve
- November 17, 2017

The other finalists for AL MVP were Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge and Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez . Altuve picked up 27 of a possible 30 first-place votes, beating Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge , the unanimous AL Rookie of the Year , by a 405-279 margin. (more...)
Pep Guardiola set to open talks with Manchester City over new contract Pep Guardiola set to open talks with Manchester City over new contract
- November 17, 2017

The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss seems to have finally found the winning formula at City after a testing first season in English football, with both the fans and the players enjoying life under Guardiola. Pep Guardiola's men boast an eight-point lead at the top of the Premier League table after 11 games. Robinho became the most expensive signing in British history on transfer deadline day in the summer of 2008, joining a newly-minted City for £34million. (more...)
Lydia Ko makes strong start to LPGA Tour finale Lydia Ko makes strong start to LPGA Tour finale
- November 17, 2017

Ko is in some strong company tied for second. Smith and Chien, both looking for their first LPGA victories, share a one-stroke lead over Suzann Pettersen, Karine Icher, Lydia Ko, Azahara Munoz and Sung Hyun Park . "If I can make a few more putts, few more birdies, I think good things will come my way". "Lydia has never been analytical about any part of her game", Gilchrist told GolfChannel.com at the start of fall. (more...)
Airbnb just bought Accomable to reach more travelers with disabilities Airbnb just bought Accomable to reach more travelers with disabilities
- November 17, 2017

Airbnb is looking to make things easier for travelers who are disabled. The startup works similarly to Airbnb in that it's a platform for short-term rentals; the main difference is it caters specifically to people with disabilities. Perhaps more importantly, Srin and his team will be bringing their tremendous expertise and passion for inclusive travel to Airbnb. And to further the number of opportunities available to people with disabilities, Madipalli and his colleagues will be working with ... (more...)
Tottenham defender Alderweireld potentially out till after Christmas Tottenham defender Alderweireld potentially out till after Christmas
- November 17, 2017

Forwards Delle Ali and Harry Kane have returned to full training after recovering from hamstring and knee problems respectively, while goalkeepers Hugo Lloris (groin) and Michel Vorm (knee) are also available. "For me he's great". "I think for us it is a massive challenge to stay there and be competitive against a team that in the last 20 years has won more trophies than us, always was on the top, always was competing not only in the Premier League but in the Champions League too". (more...)
Astros' Jose Altuve, Marlins Giancarlo Stanton take home first MVP awards Astros' Jose Altuve, Marlins Giancarlo Stanton take home first MVP awards
- November 17, 2017

Aaron Judge of the Yankees takes batting practice prior to Game 6 of the ALCS against the Astros at Minute Maid Park on October 20, 2017, in Houston . He hit 18 home runs in August and followed it up with eight more in September. In addition to OPS, Trout led the American League in on-base (.442) and slugging (.629) percentage. (more...)
Paine gets shock Australia call for Ashes Paine gets shock Australia call for Ashes
- November 17, 2017

Scores of 76 not out and 86 against an attack featuring Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon rocketed Bancroft into contention before his double-century made his case too hard to ignore. As for the vacant No.6 position in the batting order there were suggestions on Thursday that Shaun Marsh was to win a recall after losing his Cricket Australia contract in the winter, with selectors having weighed up whether to pick a specialist batsman or a player who could also ... (more...)
Alabama fan shoots Auburn fan over which team is better, police say Alabama fan shoots Auburn fan over which team is better, police say
- November 17, 2017

The victim's condition and the shooter's whereabouts were unknown as of Thursday afternoon. The victim claimed the other man pulled out a gun after becoming angry and shot him in the thigh before fleeing on foot. Unfortunately, a recent conversation that turned into an argument between an Auburn-Bama fan nearly turned into murder. No. 1 Alabama, which has gone 10-0 so far this season after falling to Clemson in the national championship game previous year, travels to No. (more...)
Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (FIS), Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN)
- November 16, 2017

Price earnings ratio (P/E) ratio of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. Price to Sale ratio of the company stands at 3.38 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 3.12. The Wisconsin-based Annex Advisory Svcs Ltd has invested 0.22% in Fidelity National Information Servcs Inc (NYSE:FIS). (more...)
Gaia Pope: Man held on suspicion of murder Gaia Pope: Man held on suspicion of murder
- November 17, 2017

The 19-year-old has not been seen since the afternoon of 7 November, with police finding items of women's clothing in a field near Swanage close to an address where she had been staying. According to reports, police seized a auto overnight in relation to the investigation but details have yet to be released. In a direct appeal to his daughter, Sutherland said: "Gaia, you know we love you, you know that". (more...)
Rafael Nadal wins defamation case over doping claims Rafael Nadal wins defamation case over doping claims
- November 16, 2017

Rafael Nadal has won a defamation case against former French health and sports minister Roselyne Bachelot after she accused him of doping on television. In the verdict, the Paris Correctional Court imposed a fine of 500 euros exempt from compliance, which would only have to be paid in case of recidivism. (more...)
Arsenal interested in signing Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini for free Arsenal interested in signing Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini for free
- November 16, 2017

The Belgian ace had signed a four-year deal with an additional one-year clause, which the Red Devils triggered this season. But as per the report form The Sun , the giant midfielder has chose to move on from Old Trafford after he turned down a new United contract, which has "shocked" Jose Mourinho . (more...)
Acorda Therapeutics sees shares slide as patient deaths halt drug study Acorda Therapeutics sees shares slide as patient deaths halt drug study
- November 16, 2017

The company is trading up by 1.76% since yesterday's close of 17. Acorda Therapeutics presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $23.63. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.49, a current ratio of 2.77 and a quick ratio of 2.40. The FDA's refusal for Inbrija's NDA will delay its commercial launch, previously expected in the first half of 2018. (more...)
White Sox acquire minor-league pitcher Thyago Vieira White Sox acquire minor-league pitcher Thyago Vieira
- November 16, 2017

MLB Pipeline had Vieira as the No. 8 prospect in the Mariners' system. A native of Sao Paulo, Vieira split last season between the Texas League (Double-A) Arkansas Travelers and the Pacific Coast League (Triple-A) Tacoma Rainiers. With the move, Seattle's 40-man roster now has 35 players. As for Seattle acquiring bonus pool money, odds are strong that they will try to leverage that money into an effort to sign highly-prized Japanese free agent Shoehei Otani, but that could hit a ... (more...)
Aubameyang Dropped by Dortmund for Stuttgart Game Because of 'Disciplinary Issues' Aubameyang Dropped by Dortmund for Stuttgart Game Because of 'Disciplinary Issues'
- November 16, 2017

Aubameyang, a 28-year-old Gabonese global, has developed into one of world football's most in-demand stars over recent seasons. Dortmund announced the suspension in response to a supporter's question on Twitter , but did not elaborate on the reasons behind it. (more...)
Colby Covington pressing charges against Fabricio Werdum Colby Covington pressing charges against Fabricio Werdum
- November 16, 2017

At a UFC Fight Night late last month in Sao Paulo, Covington defeated local favourite Demian Maia by unanimous decision in a welterweight contest and proceeded to cut a derogatory promo towards the Brazilian fans after the fight, calling them " filthy animals ". (more...)
QB Aaron Rodgers QB Aaron Rodgers "Making Really Good Progress" in Recovery
- November 16, 2017

He's moving right along". After getting in some rehab work on the field Wednesday, it looks like Rodgers is on track to return when first eligible in Week 15. However, the Packers' record, overall team health and the state of the collarbone will play a factor in that. He was placed on injured reserve October 20, which means he can begin practicing with the team six weeks after that date. (more...)
Owen Farrell recalled at inside-centre for England's clash with Australia Owen Farrell recalled at inside-centre for England's clash with Australia
- November 16, 2017

Full-back Mike Brown has not been considered due to concussion so Anthony Watson will switch to the number 15 spot for the first time in his England career, with Jonny May starting on the wing instead. In the pack, Joe Launchbury was selected at lock alongside Courtney Lawes after George Kruis was dropped. However, the Wallabies have lost four in a row against England and their only win in the teams' last seven meetings was in the Rugby World Cup pool game that ended the hosts' ... (more...)
Ben McAdoo finally chose to shame some of his players Ben McAdoo finally chose to shame some of his players
- November 16, 2017

The Giants are in last place in the NFC East and have allowed 82 points in the past two games combined. Giants safety Landon Collins and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie spoke up in McAdoo's defense, though, with Collins saying, "Everybody has to look in the mirror", regarding the team's record and performance. (more...)