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Portugal, Spain favourites but Santos wary of Morocco and Iran Portugal, Spain favourites but Santos wary of Morocco and Iran
- December 07, 2017

We start our campaign against Portugal , on day two of the World Cup . Cherchesov appeared to be trying to play it coy by saying he did not know much about the teams in his group. "Iran did not let in a single goal in qualifying and have a coach (Carlos Quieroz) who has been there for a long time". "We got opponents that are not unknown to us", Germany captain Manuel Neuer said. (more...)
Goodell signs contract extension Goodell signs contract extension
- December 07, 2017

The Compensation Committee received unanimous authorization from the owners in May 2017 to execute the contract. The New York Times reported that Goodell's extension is for an additional five years. Jones had been removed as a non-voting seventh member of the compensation committee after his threat of a lawsuit. Other NFL owners had issues with Goodell for numerous reasons, including the relocation of teams to Los Angeles and the league's bungling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case. (more...)
Arsenal tempted with new Man City bid for Alexis Arsenal tempted with new Man City bid for Alexis
- December 07, 2017

There is a huge likelihood that the pair are playing their hearts out in their bid to attract interest from potential suitors with their futures being up in the air, but there could well be the possibility that they are fighting to stay also. (more...)
Morocco and Portugal Should 'Eliminate World Cup Opponents Together,' Says Portuguese PM Morocco and Portugal Should 'Eliminate World Cup Opponents Together,' Says Portuguese PM
- December 06, 2017

Spain, a World Cup victor, and Portugal, European champions, couldn't be better for Team Melli since the Persians can measure themselves against the best in the west. Like Iran, Morocco also relied on a strong defence in qualifying, and Queiroz - a former Real Madrid manager who coached South Africa between 2000-2002 - is under no illusions about the challenge the North Africans will provide. (more...)
Indians to expand protective netting at Progressive Field Indians to expand protective netting at Progressive Field
- December 06, 2017

The Twins will raise the height of the existing protective netting above the dugouts from seven feet to nine feet. The new netting will be composed of a combination of green hues to allow the netting to blend with the playing field and provide greater visibility, the Twins said. (more...)
Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) Shares Sold by BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA
- December 06, 2017

It has outperformed by 0.96% the S&P500. Northern Trust reported 0% in Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC). The stock increased 0.76% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $14.59. As per Thursday, February 25, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. As per Friday, October 6, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. (more...)
Yankees To Officially Introduce Aaron Boone As Manager Yankees To Officially Introduce Aaron Boone As Manager
- December 06, 2017

He said he has been "locked in to the game" since he was 3 years old watching his father Bob Boone play for the Philadelphia Phillies at Veterans Stadium. An injury Boone suffered in the following offseason forced the Yankees to trade for Alex Rodriguez in 2004. "It was long, it was tough, it was so fun", Boone said. (more...)
Chiefs' suspend Oakland's Marcus Peters; will miss game vs. Raiders Chiefs' suspend Oakland's Marcus Peters; will miss game vs. Raiders
- December 06, 2017

Ian Rapoport of NFL Network says the ban was more about Peters leaving the field than anything else. He wasn't actually ejected, which triggered a confusing turn of events that led to a Chiefs staffer running after Peters to coax him - sockless - back onto the field. (more...)
Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) Position Increased by Russell Investments Group Ltd.
- December 06, 2017

The company has market cap of $12.64 billion. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. now owns 146,580 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock worth $1,988,000 after acquiring an additional 20,220 shares during the last quarter. Ledyard Natl Bank holds 0.04% or 25,545 shares in its portfolio. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 78.16% of the company's stock. In analysts report revealed to investors and clients on 5 December, equity analysts at the Atlantic Equities equities research ... (more...)
Louis Oosthuizen withdraws from the Joburg Open Louis Oosthuizen withdraws from the Joburg Open
- December 06, 2017

Some of the biggest names from the three tours billed for the tournament include the Sunshine Tour's Louis Oosthuizen‚ former tournament champions Richard Sterne‚ Haydn Porteus and Darren Fichardt. "I had a goal of getting back in the top 20 by the end of the season, I needed a good week this week so, unfortunately, that's not going to happen". The Sunshine Tour, who co-sanction the tournament along with the European and Asian tours, posted a photo on social media on Wednesday of ... (more...)
Reds report alleged Brewster abuse Reds report alleged Brewster abuse
- December 06, 2017

It is said that Brewster, who earned the Golden Boot as tournament top scorer during England's recent triumph at the Under-17 World Cup, told match referee Mohammed Al-Hakim what had been said to him by the Spartak player towards the end of the game. (more...)
Luke Shaw to get more Manchester United chances - Jose Mourinho Luke Shaw to get more Manchester United chances - Jose Mourinho
- December 06, 2017

After scoring twice in 66 seconds to put themselves back on track, Manchester United overcame a half-time deficit to beat CSKA Moscow and qualify three points clear at the top of Group A on Tuesday evening. "Half-time we were losing but playing well, I was not unhappy with the players at all". " It's not easy to give an opportunity to a player who doesn't play for many months in matches where the team really needs [a] result ." . (more...)
Graeme Souness: 'Paul Pogba lacks basic understanding' Graeme Souness: 'Paul Pogba lacks basic understanding'
- December 06, 2017

Pogba, who cost United £89million when he returned to Old Trafford from Juve in August 2016, is now 24 and Souness believes he's gone past the age of learning about his position. He later added, "That is basic stuff that you learn when you are playing in a youth team". In this victory the onus goes to Pogba, who not only made an assist for Lukaku, but also showed his sublime skills once again as he showcased his strength to hold off three CSKA Moscow players and then get past them with a ... (more...)
Arsene Wenger hits back at Jose Mourinho over Lacazette jibe
- December 06, 2017

Although Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi made errors which led to United goals in the opening 11 minutes on Saturday, Wenger is refusing to seek scapegoats for the loss. But we were not efficient. "We voted many times - that is what you call democracy". So I blame first myself. Maybe at the end people will say they are a great team but until that's done then you can't really say so. (more...)
WisdomTree Investments (NASDAQ:WETF) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.14
- December 06, 2017

Its share price has risen 27.64% in three months and is up 5.11% for the last five trades. It has underperformed by 26.05% the S&P500. WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF) by 0.9% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. Previously Wisdomtree Invstmnts (NASDAQ:WETF) reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0. (more...)
Gaborik's 2 goals lead Kings past Wild 5-2 for 6th straight Gaborik's 2 goals lead Kings past Wild 5-2 for 6th straight
- December 06, 2017

Coach John Stevens liked the final 20 minutes. "I'm happy for those guys". It's impressive to me to see that type of number with Gabby at his age and the injuries he's fought through, to be that good a player. It was his 15th goal of the season. "It feels good", said Gaborik after the game. "They didn't have much in the third, and I think we did a good job". (more...)
Charlotte Hornets head coach steps away from team to address health Charlotte Hornets head coach steps away from team to address health
- December 06, 2017

Associate head coach Stephen Silas , as he did during Monday's win over Orlando, will take over as head coach during Clifford's absence. Silas has been in the league as a scout or assistant coach since 1999, and has served as an assistant with the Hornets since 2010. (more...)
Roma proved doubters wrong in topping tough Group C, says Di Francesco Roma proved doubters wrong in topping tough Group C, says Di Francesco
- December 06, 2017

Though Atletico are notoriously hard to beat, Conte will be concerned after Chelsea failed to score with 16 shots on goal. If we go into the Europa League , we'll do so and try to win it. 3 - Qarabag has had a player sent off in each of its last three Champions League games, a feat only previously managed by Bordeaux (2000) and Juventus (2001). (more...)
Konta confirms Joyce as new coach Konta confirms Joyce as new coach
- December 06, 2017

The Belgian has since taken up a new role with Angelique Kerber, the former world No 1. Joyce, who worked with Victoria Azarenka during her comeback in 2017, enjoyed notable success with Sharapova between 2004 and 2011, helping the Russian to two Grand Slam victories. (more...)
Dhoni may return as CSK skipper after new IPL rule Dhoni may return as CSK skipper after new IPL rule
- December 06, 2017

Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals , the two franchises returning from a two-year suspension, will be able to retain players from among those who were in their squads in 2015, and from the list of their players who represented Rising Pune Super Giant and Gujarat Lions in 2017. (more...)