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Real Madrid could table January bid for Chelsea defender David Luiz Real Madrid could table January bid for Chelsea defender David Luiz
- November 29, 2017

Asked by Sky Sports if he considers himself worthy of such lofty status, he replied: "Yeah, I think obviously I feel like that, you have to have the self-belief that you are the best, that's important to have that mindset". RMC Sport now claims that Luiz is in discussions with the Spanish champions and could join Zinedine Zidane's side this winter. "This is for the club, I hope in the future they have an agreement". (more...)
Memphis Grizzlies: 5 candidates to replace David Fizdale as head coach Memphis Grizzlies: 5 candidates to replace David Fizdale as head coach
- November 29, 2017

For now, there is value there; while the Grizzlies have not shopped Gasol, teams have inquired about him, only to be rebuffed. Marc Gasol scored a team-high, 18 points, during their last game against the Nets. Memphis lost at home to the Brooklyn Nets 98-88 on Monday as Fizdale benched center Marc Gasol , the team's leading scorer and rebounder, in the fourth quarter. (more...)
Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla confirms further surgery delaying his comeback from injury Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla confirms further surgery delaying his comeback from injury
- November 29, 2017

Due to some discomfort in the tendon over the last few days, I have had to return to the operating theatre. Cazorla contracted gangrene during his rehabilitation from Achilles surgery, and had 8cm removed from his Achilles tendon as well as having a skin graft from his arm to cover the wound. (more...)
Peter Crouch commits to Stoke until the summer of 2019 Peter Crouch commits to Stoke until the summer of 2019
- November 29, 2017

After inking the deal, the veteran striker is tied to the Potters until the end of the 2018-19 season. Crouch has made 440 appearances in the Premier League during a career which has included spells at Tottenham, Portsmouth, Southampton and Liverpool . (more...)
BCCI unofficially retire Sachin Tendulkar's No. 10 jersey BCCI unofficially retire Sachin Tendulkar's No. 10 jersey
- November 29, 2017

As a legend left behind an extraordinary career on November 16, 2013, the jersey No.10 that he donned in the limited overs format will also be put to rest. It also means that Thakur was the last person to wear that jersey in India colours. Meanwhile, as reported by Indian Express , a BCCI official statement reads, "It unnecessarily creates controversy and players get criticised". (more...)
Chelsea keeper Courtois: Liverpool lucky they didn't get us fresh Chelsea keeper Courtois: Liverpool lucky they didn't get us fresh
- November 29, 2017

Manchester City are going very well. "We have to try to do our best". "I didn't look at [Man City's] fixtures because to me they're not important, we have to look to ourselves, and we have games coming up against teams that are always hard to beat, but if you want to play to win a title, you have to win [these kind of games]". (more...)
Hearthstone to get three more big expansions in 2018
- November 29, 2017

With hundreds of cards to choose from, featuring a wide range of colorful Warcraft spells, weapons, and characters, players will have limitless possibilities for developing and fine-tuning their deck-building strategies. Players start with a novice deck from their class of choice and face a series of progressively stronger foes, randomly selected from a huge pool of unique bosses. (more...)
JT Barrett Exits vs. Michigan After Cameraman Injured His Knee Before Game JT Barrett Exits vs. Michigan After Cameraman Injured His Knee Before Game
- November 29, 2017

He stayed down on the field before limping off, and he did not return after he was replaced by Dwayne Haskins . A year after he accounted for 3,400 yards and 33 touchdowns combined as a passer and rusher, the fifth-year senior has completed 66.9 percent of his passes for 2,698 yards, 32 scores and seven interceptions. (more...)
Cardinals Could Start Blaine Gabbert In 2018 Cardinals Could Start Blaine Gabbert In 2018
- November 29, 2017

The Cardinals scored on their first possession of the game to lead 3-0. Not converting there would have led to a very short field to get in field-goal range for the Jags, which would have been a disaster. Peterson ran the ball much better against Jacksonville, and the blocking was much better. When the teams met six weeks ago in London, Watkins was held in check, with three catches for 42 yards, but the Rams spread the ball around among him, Woods and rookie Cooper Kupp. (more...)
Iranian wrestler says managers told him to throw match
- November 29, 2017

Then, apparently as a precaution, Karimi's trainer asks for time out and talks to the young wrestler in private. Iran's government paid tribute on Monday to one of the country's wrestlers who threw an worldwide bout when he was ahead because winning would have meant fighting an Israeli. (more...)
Moorhead will be MSU's new football coach Moorhead will be MSU's new football coach
- November 29, 2017

According to Brett McMurphy , sources said Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead will assume the position after Dan Mullen left to become the coach of the Florida Gators. That translated to Penn State . The Bulldogs last finished the season ranked in the Top 25 in 2014, with Mullen leading that team to 10 wins and the 11th spot in the final poll. (more...)
Antonio Conte Talks Thibaut Courtois and Willian Rumours in Pre-Swansea Presser Antonio Conte Talks Thibaut Courtois and Willian Rumours in Pre-Swansea Presser
- November 29, 2017

He is in contention for tomorrow's game, but at the same time I must make the best decision for the team, for every player. "I must be honest at the moment it is hard for me to answer [how long he will be out]", Conte told a news conference ahead of Wednesday's away fixture. (more...)
Giants Benching Eli? Geno Smith To Start Sunday Giants Benching Eli? Geno Smith To Start Sunday
- November 29, 2017

Rookie Davis Webb will also have the opportunity to play for the first time. When asked if he believes he's started his last game for the Giants, Manning said "I don't know". The Giants are 2-9 this year, but that likely has way more to do with his team's offensive line being bad and his receiving corps having been devastated by injury than anything Manning has done. (more...)
Dodgers are Giancarlo Stanton's first choice
- November 29, 2017

Rumors persisted early in the offseason that Stanton would reject a trade to either St. Louis or Boston, though he has since said he his "mind remains wide open". To varying degrees, other teams are also believed to be in play for him. The Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo wrote in his Sunday notes that the Red Sox' interest in Stanton is "tepid" for the time being, but acknowledged that things could change with Dave Dombrowski. (more...)
Josh Gordon made $10K per month selling weed during his Baylor days Josh Gordon made $10K per month selling weed during his Baylor days
- November 29, 2017

Gordon, who hasn't played a regular season game since December 26, 2014, can be reinstated at any point this week. Gordon also notes that he gave up smoking marijuana during his first two National Football League seasons and that he was "a social drinker", according to the profile. (more...)
Parker relentlessly attacks Joshua on Twitter Parker relentlessly attacks Joshua on Twitter
- November 29, 2017

Hearn is now in negotiations with Parker's camp about a unification fight between IBF and WBA "super" belt holder and the WBO champion. "Parker can beat Joshua, he can knock him out". If he loses to Joshua, "oh, he was supposed to lose". "We know this for a fact". "My response is if [Steve] Cunningham [who dropped Fury in 2013 but lost by seventh-round knockout] can put him on his back when he's in his prime then I can [sic] zzz him!" Parker and Fury have always been respectful of each ... (more...)
49ers Announce QB Jimmy Garoppolo Will Start Against Bears 49ers Announce QB Jimmy Garoppolo Will Start Against Bears
- November 29, 2017

San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has been named the 49ers' starter Sunday for the team's Week 13 matchup with the Bears . Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio and this Bears defense will have their hands full with a new, relatively unknown threat on Sunday. (more...)
Police investigating bomb threat at Memorial High Police investigating bomb threat at Memorial High
- November 29, 2017

The anonymous poster checked in at the school saying "I'm going to everyone in Hillcrest". Trooper Robert Purdy said KSP is working with Richmond police and school authorities to figure out who made the threat. "Planned activities will be rescheduled". Montgomery County Sheriff's Office as a precaution put security measures in place during the Montgomery Central High School Basketball game Monday night. (more...)
Miami Hurricanes HC Mark Richt named ACC Coach of the Year Miami Hurricanes HC Mark Richt named ACC Coach of the Year
- November 29, 2017

Richt led Miami to their first ACC Coastal Division title this season. The panel of voters included 45 media members and the 14 coaches, with Richt getting 41 of those 59 votes. The Tigers' past two ACC championship game wins set the stage for runs to the College Football Playoff national championship game, including last season's 35-31 victory over Alabama. (more...)
Why Eli Manning wouldn't start just to keep his streak alive Why Eli Manning wouldn't start just to keep his streak alive
- November 29, 2017

Odell Beckham Jr.'s season-ending ankle injury has had a bigger impact on the Giants' fortunes in 2017 than Manning's performance. The two-time Super Bowl MVP not under center for the Giants this Sunday will certainly be an odd sight to see. (more...)