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Rafael Benitez comments on Paul Pogba Rafael Benitez comments on Paul Pogba
- November 21, 2017

And United manager Benitez - whose side has struggled in front of goal so far this season - was pleased to see Gayle get off the mark. "I don't know what will happen (in January)", said Benitez, who missed out on a series of targets in the summer window. (more...)
Falcons hold on for 34-31 victory over Seahawks Falcons hold on for 34-31 victory over Seahawks
- November 21, 2017

Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor (neck) and cornerback Richard Sherman (Achilles) were sidelined, leaving safety Earl Thomas as the only original member of the Legion of Boom to dress against the Atlanta Falcons. But when you do, there's opportunities to get behind their front set and get into the secondary. Walsh then booted the ensuing kickoff short and Atlanta's Andre Roberts couldn't control it with Seattle rookie Tedric Thompson recovering it at the 11. (more...)
Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield named finalist for Maxwell Award Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield named finalist for Maxwell Award
- November 21, 2017

It's Barkley's fourth weekly offensive nod of the season. The Maxwell Award goes to the "best overall player", although it often doesn't line up with the Heisman Trophy award. He is the first Penn State player to ever be picked as a finalist. He is a finalist for the Mackey Award, given to the nation's most outstanding tight end. (more...)
Tony Kornheiser says Sean McDermott should be fired for Nathan Peterman debacle Tony Kornheiser says Sean McDermott should be fired for Nathan Peterman debacle
- November 21, 2017

This comes after Peterman threw five interceptions in the first half against the Chargers and eventually was replaced by Tyrod Taylor to start the second half. Buffalo has an NFL-worst nine first-quarter points all season (through nine games) and has also scored just once this season on a drive coming out of halftime. (more...)
Lowry Storms To Second In Dubai Lowry Storms To Second In Dubai
- November 21, 2017

New Zealand's Ryan Fox finished tied for 28th in the European Tour's World Tour Championship, and 34th in the Race to Dubai rankings. "I have had a lot of good finishes over the last while, and I am very happy going into my off-season". They will still make regular appearances, but mainly one suspects in the Rolex Series, the eight-strong collection of events introduced by European Tour chief executive Keith Pelley which all have purses of $7m and over. (more...)
Chris Hughton confident heading into busy fixture schedule Chris Hughton confident heading into busy fixture schedule
- November 21, 2017

Stoke are a very manly team, we had to stand up to that. The hosts seemed to have ensured that they would go into the break level when Pascal Gross equalised, but Stoke responded nearly instantly through Kurt Zouma - the on-loan Chelsea defender getting his first goal for the club. (more...)
Real Madrid 1/6 to beat Apoel Nicosia in Tuesday's Champions League clash Real Madrid 1/6 to beat Apoel Nicosia in Tuesday's Champions League clash
- November 21, 2017

What hope do Apoel have against Real? Los Blancos may not need to be at their best in order to progress in the Champions League and at the same time oust APOEL, but swift improvements wouldn't go astray in Nicosia. Ramos was left out of the travelling squad, while there was no place for Gareth Bale and Keylor Navas as well. It remains to be seen when he can return, but his contributions both in defence and attack have been a huge part of Real's success in recent years. (more...)
Siddu asks Khattar to take action against those threatening Deepika Padukone Siddu asks Khattar to take action against those threatening Deepika Padukone
- November 21, 2017

The movie Padmavati's release has been delayed for the indefinite time by the producers but seems like there is no end to the controversy. Bhansali's Padmavati , reportedly a fictional take of the folk of queen Padmini irked the Rajput community since the beginning of production. (more...)
Cameroon Star Choupo-Moting Scores As Brighton Hold Stoke Cameroon Star Choupo-Moting Scores As Brighton Hold Stoke
- November 21, 2017

The Seagulls' best attacker this season has been Pascal Gross , who has been directly involved in seven of his team's 11 goals. And for Stoke manager Mark Hughes , it also meant his side avoided equalling the club's worst Premier League start after 12 games. (more...)
Sacked Pulis joins the out-of-work EPL managers Sacked Pulis joins the out-of-work EPL managers
- November 21, 2017

And Allardyce ticks all the boxes having managed a record six clubs in the top flight - Bolton, Blackburn, Sunderland , Newcastle, Palace and West Ham . "This season, expectations have risen and although we are disappointed with some of our results, one thing I would never question is this group's work ethic and application". (more...)
Marcus Gilbert receives 4-game suspension Marcus Gilbert receives 4-game suspension
- November 21, 2017

The announcement was made on Monday afternoon. Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said in a statement that the organization was "disappointed" and that Gilbert will not appeal his suspension. He will miss key games against the Green Bay Packers , Cincinnati Bengals , Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots . That leaves the Steelers Week 15 home game against the Patriots as potentially the one the Steelers might miss Gilbert the most. (more...)
Bhuvi, Dhawan released from Indian team Bhuvi, Dhawan released from Indian team
- November 21, 2017

Shankar, a middle-order batsman who also bowls medium-pace, has been a part of the India A side in 2015, and more recently on the tour of South Africa and the home series against New Zealand A. While they did have to struggle to save the match in the end, the visitors did make India uncomfortable by asking some tough questions on a hard pitch. (more...)
Boston Red Sox 2018 spring training schedule announced Boston Red Sox 2018 spring training schedule announced
- November 21, 2017

Pitchers and catchers are slated to report to JetBlue Park Feb. 14, with the first full squad workout taking place five days later. The workouts are free and open to the public. The free event, open to the public, welcomes fans to walk around the park and the grounds while enjoying concessions and entertainment on Fenway South Drive. (more...)
9-year-old cancer patient whose Christmas wish went viral passes away 9-year-old cancer patient whose Christmas wish went viral passes away
- November 21, 2017

Jacob's family made a decision to hold a Christmas celebration earlier this month, where they transformed his hospital room into the North Pole, and requested people send in a few Christmas cards to the hospital. "Sadly, there are many others like him that we hope you will continue to help". Jacob's family ended the Facebook post asking people to #LiveLikeAPenguin , referring to his favorite animal. (more...)
D'Onta Foreman tore his Achilles during Texans win against Cardinals D'Onta Foreman tore his Achilles during Texans win against Cardinals
- November 21, 2017

He's got a knack for making those tough catches week in and week out. During their time together, Hopkins gleaned all he could from Johnson, and when Johnson was honored by the organization on Sunday, Hopkins was there to produce his fair share of admiration. (more...)
Mizzou and Illini revive Braggin' Rights football series Mizzou and Illini revive Braggin' Rights football series
- November 21, 2017

Louis every year. IL announced Monday that it will be placing a statue of the Illini great outside a newly-constructed football performance center at Memorial Stadium in 2019. "Dick Butkus is the greatest defensive player in the history of football, and he embodies the identity of the IL football program", said IL athletic director Josh Whitman . (more...)
Is Daniel Sturridge set to leave Liverpool in January? Is Daniel Sturridge set to leave Liverpool in January?
- November 20, 2017

Global teams invariably select four or five strikers in their 23-man party for major tournaments, and competition for the Three Lions is strong in that area. However, his £120,000-a-week wages could prove to be an issue when the next transfer window rolls around. A move elsewhere in the new year could be his only chance to prove his form and earn a place in the England squad for next year's World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)
Eagles kicker Jake Elliott ruled out, under evaluation for head injury Eagles kicker Jake Elliott ruled out, under evaluation for head injury
- November 20, 2017

He was ruled out for the rest of the game at halftime. The rookie out of Memphis went to the trainers table, and then exited the field, not long after missing a 34-yard field goal attempt wide right. The Eagles scored a touchdown to open the second half and instead of kicking an extra point, tried a two-point conversion and succeeded. Still, not a bad kickoff for a linebacker. (more...)
Pochettino Wants Spurs To Beat Dortmund After 'Disappointing' Arsenal Defeat Pochettino Wants Spurs To Beat Dortmund After 'Disappointing' Arsenal Defeat
- November 20, 2017

Dortmund have maintained their leading goal scorer would be back in the starting XI for the visit of Spurs with manager Peter Bosz confirming that plan in a press conference on Monday. In charge of the match at Signal Iduna Park will be French referee Clement Turpin, who was also officiating when Alli made his middle finger gesture while playing for England against Slovakia in September. (more...)
Newcastle receive bid from Amanda Staveley Newcastle receive bid from Amanda Staveley
- November 20, 2017

PCP's funds come via a combination of Staveley's own equity, as well as from their investors - mainly made up of Middle Eastern investors. To date PCP's lawyers have not heard back from Mr Ashley's lawyers regarding the bid but there is no deadline fixed to the bid. (more...)