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Eli Manning is the Giants' starting quarterback again Eli Manning is the Giants' starting quarterback again
- December 05, 2017

He has tremendous respect for what the man can do, so he was far from upset when the Giants announced Monday that McAdoo had been fired. It is the same type of stance the Giants adopted with wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who was eligible to sign an extension last offseason for the first time in his National Football League career even though it isn't the final year of his current deal. (more...)
Steelers' Smith-Schuster, Bengals' Iloka Each Banned 1 Game
- December 05, 2017

Good luck finding a dirtier player than Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict , who has, just this season, hit a teammate in training camp (when Gio Bernard was coming off a torn ACL) and been suspended for laying into Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman with an illegal hit during the preseason. (more...)
From 'we will sue' to Carvalho 'misunderstanding'
- December 05, 2017

Hammers joint-chairman David Sullivan claimed the club had a bid for the Portugal worldwide accepted during the summer transfer window but ran out of time to complete medical checks and push through the swoop. The Hammers courted Sporting midfielder Carvalho throughout the last transfer window, but could not complete the move in time. "Subsequently, the clubs have maintained positive contacts and the matter is now resolved". (more...)
FSU's Derwin James declares for 2018 NFL Draft FSU's Derwin James declares for 2018 NFL Draft
- December 05, 2017

He also worked as a returner this season. He missed most of the 2016 season with a knee injury. James will finish the 2017 campaign with 84 total tackles, including 5.5 for loss and team-highs with 11 pass break-ups and two interceptions, including one of which he returned for a touchdown. (more...)
Georgia DC Mel Tucker lands second interview with Tennessee Georgia DC Mel Tucker lands second interview with Tennessee
- December 05, 2017

The two DCs will have second-round interviews with Fulmer Tuesday in New York, ESPN.com reported , citing sources . As always stay tuned to The Scoop for the latest news in the coaching profession . His defense was instrumental in taking down Alabama in the Iron Bowl and Georgia in the regular season. He was the head coach at Baylor from 1999-2002 and was part of the inaugural Carolina Panthers team in 1995. (more...)
Frost honored for coaching work at UCF Frost honored for coaching work at UCF
- December 05, 2017

Frost told the news conference it felt right to be back with the Huskers and that he looked forward to leading a new era of Nebraska football and channeling all the love, energy, and excitement of Husker fans into a positive direction. Mitch Sherman of ESPN detailed just how Nebraska was able to land Frost as its next head coach and, while the entire thing is certainly worth a full read, his insight (through the prism of Nebraska AD Bill Moos) on the strikeout by both Florida and Tennessee is ... (more...)
Ole Miss' Deontay Anderson meets with Michigan's Jim Harbaugh Ole Miss' Deontay Anderson meets with Michigan's Jim Harbaugh
- December 05, 2017

The Rebels were recently penalized by the NCAA for a number of infractions which has led to a growing list of players seeking to transfer from the program. It was reported over the weekend that MI is a "major player" to land Patterson . Jefferson, a former four-star recruit, caught 42 passes for 456 yards and a touchdown this season and has 91 catches for 991 yards and four touchdowns in his college career. (more...)
Russian Federation banned from Winter Olympics over state-sponsored doping Russian Federation banned from Winter Olympics over state-sponsored doping
- December 05, 2017

Budgett briefed media on the Pyeongchang anti-doping task force's work ahead of attending an International Olympic Committee executive board meeting that will decide if Russian athletes can go to the upcoming games. Board member Denis Oswald was to sum up the work of a disciplinary commission he chaired to prosecute Russian athletes implicated in cheating in Sochi. (more...)
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry injures right ankle against New Orleans Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry injures right ankle against New Orleans
- December 05, 2017

Curry scored 31 points with 11 assists and five rebounds, marking his fourth double-double of the season, as the Warriors won 125-115 at the New Orleans Pelicans . But the 29-year-old sounds optimistic this isn't anything too serious. Curry himself was more concerned about having to cancel a game of golf with his father, but is already looking ahead. (more...)
Cardinals Sign Miles Mikolas From Japan's Yomiuri Giants Cardinals Sign Miles Mikolas From Japan's Yomiuri Giants
- December 05, 2017

Louis Cardinals have acquired right-handed pitcher Miles Mikolas via the global market, as multiple reports have confirmed, Tuesday. Originally from Jupiter, Florida, Mikolas was a 7 round pick of the Padres in 2009. The last time he pitched in the majors, Mikolas started 10 games for the Rangers in 2014 and had a 6.44 ERA in 57 1/3 innings. He should slot into the rotation behind Carlos Martinez , Michael Wacha and Luke Weaver . (more...)
Allardyce to rest Everton players ahead of Liverpool derby Allardyce to rest Everton players ahead of Liverpool derby
- December 05, 2017

Everton plan to rest players in their Europa League "dead rubber" with Apollon Limassol . Koeman has admitted he is disappointed with the decision to relieve him of his Everton duties but acknowledged that he had to be realistic about it, despite not being ready to move on. (more...)
Josh Heupel will leave Mizzou to become head coach at Central Florida Josh Heupel will leave Mizzou to become head coach at Central Florida
- December 05, 2017

Before joining the Tigers staff, Heupel was an assistant head coach, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Utah State in 2015. His offense now rates 10th in Total Offense this season in the FBS and averaging 39-points a game. Before that, he was the Hurricanes' defensive coordinator for six seasons from 2001- 2006. Heupel coached Sam Bradford to the Heisman Trophy, Davey O'Brien and Sammy Baugh Awards in 2008. (more...)
Punjab govt issues Model Town inquiry report Punjab govt issues Model Town inquiry report
- December 05, 2017

The report cited that there was contradiction in the statements made by Rana Sanaullah and Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif's statements regarding the incident. The commission recommended that police must not order opening the fire in future without orders by a magistrate. The Punjab chief minister had earlier said that he would resign if he was found involved in the incident, the PAT chief recalled. (more...)
Dele Alli bids to recover form in weakened Tottenham team Dele Alli bids to recover form in weakened Tottenham team
- December 05, 2017

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino says he has seen encouraging signs that Georges-Kevin Nkoudou is maturing as a player and is ready for more first-team action. Pochettino refused to be drawn on the comments made by former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg that he had "allowed Tottenham to self-destruct" during last year's game against Chelsea that handed Leicester the title. (more...)
Rangers re-sign Tony Barnette, reportedly land reliever Mike Minor
- December 05, 2017

Gonzalez and the Rangers organization have known one another since the team selected him in the first round of the 2013 MLB Amateur Draft out of Oral Roberts University. He pitched in the minors previous year, but the left-hander made only 11 relief appearances until July 2 before elbow inflammation ended his season. It's not clear if the Rangers plan to let him continue to experiment on the mound, but the press release references him as an outfielder, so it seems that'll be his primary role. (more...)
DeMarcus Cousins records a double-double and plenty more in Pelicans' loss DeMarcus Cousins records a double-double and plenty more in Pelicans' loss
- December 05, 2017

Moments later, both players were ejected, and teammates and coaches had to intervene to separate the two. We're a championship team. Shaun Livingston didn't play Monday because he was suspended a game for making contact with referee Courtney Kirkland in Sunday's victory over the Heat. (more...)
Seminoles stun No. 5 Florida, win record 4th straight vs. Gators Seminoles stun No. 5 Florida, win record 4th straight vs. Gators
- December 05, 2017

Coach Mike White pleaded with his Gators to be more physical at halftime, but they didn't respond. Chiozza was scoreless until making three free throws down the stretch. Sophomore center Kevarrius Hayes was completely ineffective with two boards, three turnovers and three fouls in 22 minutes. Senior forward Phil Cofer , who along with foward Brandon Allen are the only players on the team to have been in uniform for all four victories over the Gators, said stopping the nation's ... (more...)
What's Propelling Granite Construction Incorporated (GVA) to Reach 52-Week High?
- December 05, 2017

About 603,743 shares traded. The stock of Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) hit a new 52-week high and has $71.16 target or 8.00 % above today's $65.89 share price. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Outperform" on Wednesday, May 3. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Wednesday, May 3 with "Outperform". (more...)
United States law firm to investigate Naspers
- December 05, 2017

US-based legal firm Pomerantz has waded into the fray by initiating an investigation into claims that Naspers and certain of its officers or directors might have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices. In the latest fallout in the widening scandal involving allegations of corruption, collusion and undue corporate influence from Naspers' MultiChoice unit to allegedly influence South Africa's long-stalled digital migration switch from analogue to digital TV, US law firm ... (more...)
[LISTEN] Black Business Council 'doesn't know' where the money is [LISTEN] Black Business Council 'doesn't know' where the money is
- December 05, 2017

Acsa said a formal written request was sent by Baloyi to the CEO of Acsa‚ dated March 29‚ 2017. He said that the council did not have "financial challenges" and that his role was to strengthen it. BBC secretary George Sebulela said the organisation was shocked to learn that Acsa had paid the money‚ which was meant to be paid into the BBC bank account‚ but did not reach it. (more...)

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