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Emery: PSG are working to sign Wendel Emery: PSG are working to sign Wendel
- November 22, 2017

Target: Emery wants first place for PSG. "He was back with us yesterday and for tomorrow he will be fine". Both sides won their domestic games at the weekend and remain top of their domestic leagues, as Celtic beat Ross County 1-0, while Unai Emery's side beat Nates 4-1. (more...)
Brian Urlacher named semifinalist for 2018 Hall of Fame Class Brian Urlacher named semifinalist for 2018 Hall of Fame Class
- November 22, 2017

No more than five modern-era finalists can be chosen. Brian Dawkins and Terrell Owens are again one step closer to making it to the Hall of Fame. In the NFL 's all-time ranks, Owens is eighth in receptions (1,078), second in receiving yards (15,934) and third in receiving touchdowns (153). (more...)
Shohei Ohtani MLB posting deadline extended Shohei Ohtani MLB posting deadline extended
- November 22, 2017

The Yankees, Cubs, Dodgers, Rangers and Mariners are often viewed as favorites, though Ohtani has yet to publicly state preferences. The 23-year-old Nippon Ham Fighters dubbed the "Babe Ruth of Japan" is regarded as one of the hottest properties in baseball, a two-way threat with a fastball clocked at 100mph and an explosive presence at the plate. (more...)
Case Closed: Keenum To Start Thursday At Detroit Case Closed: Keenum To Start Thursday At Detroit
- November 22, 2017

Keenum has been one of the most improved players around the National Football League this year. Out of the multitudes of writers that write for the purplePTSD Network, I'm easily the most emotionally attached to the team (at least in terms of how I write) and because of that, I am the most in tuned to and offended by how the national sports media covers my favorite team. (more...)
Gabby Douglas Team USA Doctor Abused Me, Too ... I Wasn't Victim Shaming! Gabby Douglas Team USA Doctor Abused Me, Too ... I Wasn't Victim Shaming!
- November 22, 2017

Speaking on 60 Minutes , Raisman alleged that many of Nassar's victims are scared to come forward because of the pressure placed on them by USA Gynmastics, saying, "What did USA Gymnastics do and Larry Nassar do to manipulate these girls so much that they are so afraid to speak up?" McKayla Maroney , who competed alongside Raisman and Douglas at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, wrote on Twitter in October that she was also abused by Nassar. (more...)
Australian soccer player gets red card after tackling a ball boy Australian soccer player gets red card after tackling a ball boy
- November 22, 2017

The incident happened shortly after Bobo headed in Sydney FC's 2-1 victor and video shows the youngster turning away from Marrone before the player knocks him to the ground. The rivals were locked 1-1 at the end of regulation time after Milos Ninkovic's 19th-minute goal for Sydney was negated by a Nikola Mileusnic's brilliant strike in the 68th. (more...)
Ray Allen Claims He's The Victim Of An Elaborate 'Catfishing' Scam Ray Allen Claims He's The Victim Of An Elaborate 'Catfishing' Scam
- November 22, 2017

The day after a man named Bryant Coleman told a Florida court that he's being stalked by Ray Allen , the former National Basketball Association player has responded with an emergency motion saying that he, in fact, is the one being stalked by Coleman. (more...)
Big 12 issues public reprimands for Baker Mayfield, Kansas players Big 12 issues public reprimands for Baker Mayfield, Kansas players
- November 22, 2017

Kansas (1-10, 0-8 Big 12) held Oklahoma (10-1, 7-1 Big 12) redshirt senior quarterback Baker Mayfield to a season-low 259 yards passing, including just 105 in the first half, which was the lowest first-half total for the Heisman Trophy hopeful since 2015, but the Jayhawks were unable to get things going offensively and were held to 69 yards in the first half to go into the intermission trailing 21-3. (more...)
Oakland Raiders Fire Defensive Coordinator Oakland Raiders Fire Defensive Coordinator
- November 22, 2017

He added, "I feel that moving John Pagano into the play-calling role will best utilize his wealth of experience". The Raiders (4-6) have allowed 3,670 total yards this season, 26th in the NFL. The 51-year-old previously served as a linebackers coach for USC and the Seattle Seahawks before joining the Raiders. Pagano was defensive coordinator of the San Diego Chargers from 2012-16 before being fired. (more...)
Ange Postecoglou Has Quit As Socceroos Coach Ange Postecoglou Has Quit As Socceroos Coach
- November 22, 2017

Bournemouth player Smith said Postecoglou "changed the way people look at Australians playing football". Postecoglou took over from Holger Osieck in 2013 and led the country to the Asian Cup two years later. Gallop said it was too early to say whether the FFA would appoint a short-term candidate or someone who could take the Socceroos through the "next cycle". (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic v Romelu Lukaku? Zlatan Ibrahimovic v Romelu Lukaku?
- November 22, 2017

He'd have been particularly useful during Lukaku's recent seven-game spell without a goal, but the 24-year-old has now scored four goals in his last three games for club and country, and with Paul Pogba also back from injury, he's likely to have a lot more service than he enjoyed in October. (more...)
Joe Morgan pushes to keep Joe Morgan pushes to keep "steroid users" out of Cooperstown
- November 22, 2017

A day after the Hall revealed its 33-man ballot for the 2018 class, the 74-year-old Morgan argued against the inclusion of players implicated during baseball's steroid era in a letter to voters with the Baseball Writers' Association of America. (more...)
Root wonders if Lyon's Ashes jibes were part of Australia team strategy Root wonders if Lyon's Ashes jibes were part of Australia team strategy
- November 22, 2017

The forecast for Brisbane over the course of the opening Test is patchy, with rain expected on the last three days. James Vince has been recalled to bat at three after playing seven matches in 2016. Root says much of the talk in the build-up to the series opener in Brisbane has been "irrelevant" - but Australia have been keen to remind the visitors of their last tour. (more...)
Aaron Judge undergoes successful shoulder surgery Aaron Judge undergoes successful shoulder surgery
- November 22, 2017

Judge was also in the running for MVP, but lost out to Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve. The anticipated recovery time will be completed in advance of the start of spring training. Judge still wound up taking home AL Rookie of the Year honors and finished second in AL Most Valuable Player Award balloting. Judge led the AL in home runs, runs scored (128) and walks (127), and captured the Home Run Derby during All-Star week in Miami. (more...)
Bears LB Leonard Floyd carted off after suffering 'serious' right knee injury Bears LB Leonard Floyd carted off after suffering 'serious' right knee injury
- November 22, 2017

The knee injury that Bears outside linebacker Leonard Floyd suffered Sunday against the Lions will sideline the second-year pro, but it could have been a lot worse. Floyd has started all 10 games of 2017 and registered 5.5 sacks in what was supposed to be a breakout season for the former first-round pick. After Floyd missed four full games and half of two others as a rookie due to various injuries, he was determined to stay on the field this season. (more...)
MLB Removing Prospects From Braves MLB Removing Prospects From Braves
- November 22, 2017

He reported that the Braves had broken several rules, with the most severe being the packaging of signing bonuses. The team will not be allowed to sign top 2019 prospect Robert Puason, with who the Braves allegedly struck an illegal deal. They also lost a draft pick in 2018. The Atlanta Braves are looking to add pitching and at least one starting level hitter with a hole on the roster at third base. (more...)
Della Reese, 'Touched By An Angel' Star and Singer, Dies at 86 Della Reese, 'Touched By An Angel' Star and Singer, Dies at 86
- November 22, 2017

For nine years, we were privileged to have Della as part of the CBS family when she delivered encouragement and optimism to millions of viewers as Tess on Touched By an Angel . She later landed her first co-starring role in the Freddie Prinze sitcom Chico and the Man , which she followed up with appearances on a bevy of hit series, such as The Love Boat , Night Court , MacGyver , Designing Women and L.A. (more...)
Missouri's Porter Jr. Out For Season After Back Surgery Missouri's Porter Jr. Out For Season After Back Surgery
- November 21, 2017

The 19-year-old Columbia, MO native will undergo a procedure - a microdiscectomy of his L3 and L4 spinal discs - later on Tuesday with a recovery time of three to four months. We're preparing now for a trip that is a tremendous opportunity. The forward appeared in only the first game of the season against Iowa State and scored two points in two minutes. (more...)
Jose Mourinho Hopes Chris Smalling Isn't in England Team, Rips Medical Staff Jose Mourinho Hopes Chris Smalling Isn't in England Team, Rips Medical Staff
- November 21, 2017

Southgate selected United team-mate Phil Jones, John Stones, Harry Maguire and Joe Gomez ahead of Smalling, who will start his 11th game in a row for United here tonight knowing good performances on the Champions League stage will enhance his hopes of returning to the global fold. (more...)
Possible line-up for Champions League game against Sevilla Possible line-up for Champions League game against Sevilla
- November 21, 2017

Jurgen Klopp's side could secure in the last-16 of Europe's premier club competition with a win over the Andalusians tonight, but they will need whipping boys Maribor to pull out all the stops against Lokomotiv Moscow, who drew with the Reds in September. (more...)